Features and Opinions

Why we have husband beaters today

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.

FIFA World Cup Time Travel: Opportunity for Africa and Timing for Spain

Africa hosted the World Cup for the first time in 2010 and we can remember the Waka Waka song of Shakira. The World Cup turned out to be extra special for her as she found her partner Gerard Pique, the defender, while they were shooting for the album. But many did not like the incident of a Colombian singer singing for Africa!

Ebony died from an accident, not depression

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.

Investing in Africa’s next stage of growth

There are many ways to measure development in a region, a country or even a continent. Freedom, prosperity, health and stability are all pillars of progress, and opportunity is the foundation.

The courage to make positive change

According to a recent Oxfam report, just eight men have the same wealth as half the world’s population. In many places, inequality is growing and widening the gap between the richest and the poorest.

From an ‘Onaapo’ Christmas to ‘worst Christmas ever’: A tale of deceitful change!

Just a year ago, around this same time, Christmas was buzzing around Ghana. Such was the pomp and pageantry in the country, that the only ones that were left out of the Merry of Christmas were NDC faithfuls, like myself, who were grieving, and struggling to come to terms with our painful loss in an election we were ever-so confident of winning, given our impressive record of governance under John Dramani Mahama.