Currency is the anchor of modern society. Bartering which started off with items like animal skins, salt, weapons, etc., gave way over time to currency, the paper and coins-based medium of exchange. The evolution of money has given birth to digital currency.
Youth is supposed to be a time of excitement, possibility and hope, a time without the worries of adulthood, when we have the freedom to plan and build for the future. Unfortunately, the youth of Ghana are being robbed of these possibilities, denied the opportunities afforded to previous generations, including my own.
The high drama surrounding the recent arrest, denial of bail and then grant of bail to the rather colourful and sometimes controversial Prophet Owusu Bempah of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International created quite a stir in the national media headlines, and rightly so, given his profile.
Professor Kwesi Yankah, a former minister, in October 2008 was so apprehensive for the security of Ghana, its citizens and emerging democracy that he rushed to The Ghanaian Times with an article: Will Ghana survive December â€™08?
The story of Kwame Nkrumah is the substantive history of Africa emerging in the 20th century. Likewise, Nkrumahâ€™s import pervades the 21st century as well; furthermore, his gallant vision for Africa leaps cautiously but brightly into the future!
Most shoppers and buyers in Ghana always encounter the phrase â€œgoods sold out are not returnableâ€ whenever they enter a shop to buy or after they have bought an item and have receipts issued to them.
Probably the most complete player of all time, Novak Djokovic seems not to figure it out anytime he visits the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Queens, New York, the latest of his failings being a straight sets 4-6 4-6 4-6 defeat to Russian Daniil Medvedev.
Professor Robert E. Hinson argues that there are tremendous development and learning opportunities the Ghana National Petroleum Corportation can take advantage of to become a truly significant oil and gas player in Africa.
Trawling through Facebook the other day, I was amused to note a rather pleasant-looking bottle that had the word â€˜Apeteshiâ€™ emblazoned across it, with â€˜Outlawed 1930-1957â€™ inscribed underneath.
In 2006, ahead of the Champions League final, David Conn of the Guardian wrote an article about how Barcelona were a â€œmodel of integrityâ€ and an example to English clubs for the way they operated as part of the G14 elite group yet still held true to their values.
For some Ghanaians above a certain age, stories of ritual murders almost always bring rather uncomfortable memories of the story of little Kofi Kyintoh in the Sefwi Bekwai area back in the 1980s, with Abesim in the Bono Region also another hotspot back then.
Womenâ€™s choices for a sexual partner are influenced by numerous personal, cultural, social, political and religious factors, and may also include aspects of penile anatomy, such as male circumcision (MC) status.
An estimated 40 percent of men being investigated for infertility have varicocele. Varicoceles are common condition that affect male fertilityâ€” this infertility condition is related to decreased sperm production, quality and quantity due to increased temperature in the testes or the scrotum.
The rapid collapse of the Afghan state and the undignified and hasty retreat of old allies who had provided security force assistance (SFA) over two decades raises critical questions over the operational effectiveness or otherwise of such support.