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'Should we do a Merkel?' by Elizabeth Ohene

Sixteen years is a very long time. I have living proof of what 16 years looks like in my house. My favourite niece Akua of Dwaben and Abutia was born 16 years ago, she is taller than me and a fully grownup young lady.

Opinion: Cynical ‘experts’ by Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

I grew up in Tarkwa and Prestea in the Western Region and the regional capital, Takoradi, was my nearest big city with shimmering lights, wide streets, endless traffic and a vibrant night life to boot – a far cry from the two rather sleepy towns I was used to.

Opinion: ‘Demystifying Feminism’ by Mavis Ama Buari

Ever heard of Feminism or feminist?  If you have, then these words may either stir up resentment, insouciance or leave you so buoyed up.  What is feminism and why the fervid rejection or championship?  How do myths surrounding feminism affect gender, culture and development?

'Is digital currency the future of money?' by Kwami Ahiabenu, II

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.

'Building our future, saving our youth' by Dr Kwabena Duffuor Snr.

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.

Opinion: 'Question of bail' by Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

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.

Opinion: 'Democracy in Ghana, Africa?' by Dr Ebo Afful

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 ’08?