The name we give to a thing or phenomenon determines our attitude towards it. A good example is the contentious designation of some guerrilla groups as either "freedom fighters" or "terrorists", depending on one's political and ideological outlook.
The Senior Minister, Mr. Yaw Osafo-Marfo, is fuming furiously about the meeting between former President John Dramani Mahama and foreign diplomats at which the former president briefed the diplomats on acts of violence by thugs linked to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the recent clashes at the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
The unspeakable crimes of sexual violence and degradation committed by white men against black people during the Transatlantic Slave Trade continue to haunt people of African descent across the diaspora over 160 years after slavery was abolished.
Depending on whom I have spoken to since the beginning of the end of Menzgold, I’ve either believed strongly that it was a deliberate diabolic scheme to dupe unsuspecting (or in the words of the Finance Minister, "greedy") investors, or it was a genuine effort to set up a novel gold trading business, different from anything regulators and industry experts had ever envisaged, and share the wealth accrued for everyone’s benefit.
Earlier in July 2018, The Africa Report named Mrs. Marufatu Abiola Bawuah as one of Africa’s 50 Influential Women in Business, in a list that also included other highly accomplished women, including an oil billionaire.
Thursday January 10, 2019, Accra: The media must resume its prime responsibility of education and promotion of economic development and reduce the shouting, fake news, name calling and lying associated with the political diatribe that now dominates the media space, says Mr Ken Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance.
The first time I saw a documentary on how drones were used to transport blood in Rwanda, I said to myself: “Wow! These people have really advanced. When will our backward nation ever get to this level?” Fortunately, it was one of the many thoughts that I never found the time to write about.
Men who abuse their wives are usually passive and dependent individuals. They find it difficult to express emotions and to deal with anger in nonviolent ways. Often, they did not have a close relationship with their mothers.
The death of Ghana’s sensational dancehall artist has generated a lot of debate on the airwaves and I believe the time is ripe for us to put aside sentiments and look at the cause of her death in a dispassionate fashion.
Founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, it has arguably risen to become the most successful Club in England and in contention for unceremoniously capping the laurels for the Club with the most ovation World Wide.