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.
Accra is fast becoming a home to young women who mostly migrate from the Frafra, Gonja, Kotokpoli, Dagomga, and Mamprusi ethnic groups located in the Northern parts of Ghana in search of work to survive, popularly known as Kayayei (Kayayo for singular).
Our onetime friend in the Ghanaian Civil Society Movement, the Founder of the Danquah Institute and strategist behind a dozen activist fronts, from Let My Vote Count Alliance to Alliance for Accountable Governance, has some advice for those of us still on the frontlines: keep your shirts on!
The raging impasse between the University Teachersâ€™ Association of Ghana (UTAG) and the Government of Ghana is another reminder of one of the many things that we in Ghana have become all too familiar with, namely, the frequent use of strike actions by various labour unions to drum home their demands for better conditions of service from Governments.
We have a ritual in Ghana. Every once in a while, the countryâ€™s Auditor General compiles the highlights of what she found when her battalion of public auditors went through the books of various public sector institutions in line with the Constitution and various laws requiring this undertaking on a periodic (usually annual) basis.
My last encounter with my brother Samuel Marful-Sau was when the two of us decided to attend the funeral of another dear brother, the late Charles Obeng- Mensah, the former Chairman and Managing Director of Union Oil, at the companyâ€™s head office in Accra on 29th August 2020.
From my experience working with President Akufo-Addo I can bet my last pesewa that the report of the adhoc parliamentary committee on the Sputnik V â€“ Covid-19 vaccine procurement was just a smokescreen behind which to exonerate and whitewash all the suspected unconstitutionalities and illegalities committed by the Government in the procurement contract and payment for the vaccines.
Andrew Mbabila Amuna had missed his mother and father, so he invited them to visit him in the United States. Some months earlier, William and Genevieve Amuna had missed the graduation ceremony of Andrew, a young and promising engineer, who secured a job at Sweitzer Engineering Laboratories, USA, immediately after that graduation.
1. I have searched archived documents and held discussions with some surviving retired teachers, Members of Parliament and seasoned academics who experienced the regime of Kwame Nkrumah, such as Prof Ivan Addae Mensah, former politician and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana.