In the coming week, several matters related to the oil and gas industry in Ghana will hog the airwaves. For us in Ghana, we have prided ourselves in the fact that we are a small but prosperous country, but one that has not been able to maximize its divine providence of natural resources.
Do you know that Ghana will save millions of dollars because the Sputnik vaccine deal has been canceled? Each dose of the vaccine costs $10 but Ghana was paying $19 per dose because we went through a middle man, a Sheik from the Gulf states.
After years of pressure, Germany recently announced that an agreement had been reached to return hundreds of priceless artefacts and artworks that had been looted from Nigeria in colonial times and were on display in German museums.
Something interesting is happening at the University of Ghana. I donâ€™t think there was any big, strategic plan. It certainly has nothing to do with quotas or affirmative action. But the University of Ghana has suddenly turned very feminine.
A lot has changed since the digital revolution began in the 1980s with the launch of the â€œInternetâ€. Subsequently, technological developments on the back of the internet such as mobile devices, social media networking, big data, clouds services among others have led to disruptive experiences to our traditional, pre-internet ways of work and life.
We have in the last few weeks been following the heated debates that have arisen as a result of some passengers challenging the outcome of their COVID-19 test results at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
Democracy is a system of government that is thought of by many as the perfect utopia. In African countries, every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the citizens has been associated with the practice of democratic governance.
When Tokyo, Japan won the bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Olympics, no stretch of imagination could have foreseen the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games being held without spectators.
Has anyone seen the United States Olympics Women Gymnastic team? If you havenâ€™t, please go and take a look. It wasnâ€™t that long ago when specialist writers were telling us that gymnastics was beyond Black people.
In 2020 when the Covid -19 pandemic hit the world, many thought that was the biblical end-time much talked about. Not only did religious activities suffer the brunt of the pandemic but it also shook the faith of many, who questioned God and why he would allow his people to suffer such destruction and death.
In the past few days, a member of the legal profession in response to a petition filed against him by a former client of his to the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council, has ostensibly sought to implicate His Lordship the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana, Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, in a Five Million Dollar ($5,000,000.00) bribery scandal.
When Rev. W.T. Balmer arrived in the Gold Coast in 1907 from Fourah Bay College (Freetown, Sierra Leone), the anticipation was that here finally was a European principal to help the fledgling Mfantsipim School.
Investigative journalism is simply a comprehensive story produced from careful research. Research is all about finding out and sharing the findings for the good of society. This is all that journalism is about and expected to do; thus, serving as a watchdog in the supreme interest of the people.
We travel not to escape life but to see the other side of life hidden in nature. My journey from Accra to Ho in the Volta Region to continue my education at the OLA Secondary School was the first time I had trekked such long distances, with a scenery of green beauty, vast arable lands and water bodies.
With so much biting, unrestrained and sometimes even cruel criticisms in the Ghanaian media, about every action and inaction of President Nana Akufo-Addoâ€™s administration, I really wonder what those expressing concern about a new â€˜culture of silenceâ€™ actually mean.
As we all wait patiently for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to name his Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives of all the MMDAs across the country, it is important for party members, and supporters of the various aspirants, to exercise circumspection and restraint when the list comes out.
One of the constitutional reforms introduced in the 1992 Constitution is the explicit introduction of academic freedom in article 21(1)(b), which states: â€œAll persons shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and belief, which shall include academic freedom.â€