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Rev Gyakari writes: What you didn't know about 'bone of my bones, flesh of my flesh'

Genesis 2:23 And Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.”

The callousness of state officials is killing people everywhere in the world

QUOTE: “Grenfell Tower fire is 'corporate manslaughter' and arrests must be made, says LABOUR MP David Lammy 'We should call it what it is; it's corporate manslaughter, that's what it is and there…

Effah-Dartey writes: The Chief Justice?

Reader, let me say it bluntly, without mincing words: I have a big problem with the office of the Chief Justice as set out in our Constitution.

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: A dentist bride, naked dancers and what I said

Once upon a time, news broke that one of Ghana’s topmost musicians was getting married. Was that news? Yes, it was. When a celebrity is dating, it is news. When they are getting married, it is news.

In defence of Denkyira-Obuasi

This article does not seek to justify the ghastly actions of the people of Denkyira-Obuasi- the killing of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, or to endorse the act of mob INJUSTICE that has gone on for…

Galamsey Saga: China’s gifts or soft power grips on Ghana?

China is a major world power. The Asian nation is fast-rising global powerhouse which is almost within a striking distance of a “superpower” status similar to the United States. Today if any country…

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Sarkodie and the synecdoche of Krobo women

When I saw headline on my Facebook newsfeed that suggested some Krobo youth were angry with one of Ghana’s best musicians, Sarkodie, I was curious. That curiosity led me to read the article. The news…

A nation ruled by adhocracy and inconsistency

Are we a modern nation? Do we truly believe in our Constitution and the laws that flow from it? Are we equal before our laws? Captain - now Major Mahama and Lance Corporal Robert Kumi-Ackah both died…

Asamoah Gyan's customised captain's armband saga

The Black Stars of Ghana thrashed Ethiopia 5-0 to begin the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on a bright note but the victory was not without controversy.

The lawyer and rule against advertising – Nii Arday Clegg writes

A few years ago, I had the privilege of being a part of an international conference in Accra.

Manasseh's Folder: FRANCIS XAVIER SOSU’s BAN: The full story, hidden facts and questions

On one blistering afternoon in December 2011, in a law office in Ampomah Estates near Oyibi, there was a meeting of two men both named Francis. The older Francis was an ex-convict who had been…

ASP Effia Tenge: In solidarity with our military counterpart

Adding to his working capabilities and skills, the captain has been an intelligence officer, maintenance officer and a Platoon commander.

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: When our tears for Captain Mahama dry…

I had never heard about Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama of the Ghana Armed Forces until the news of his cruel killing hit the nation on Monday night.

Why a new word in Ghana spells trouble

Every time we create a new word to describe a phenomenon here in Ghana, you can be sure we are in trouble. The newly popular word, "galamsey", is not exactly new but it was not a word in everyday use…

Powerful Culture, Majestic Heritage – a day at the African Market!

There, on this Thursday afternoon, adjacent the A & C Mall and painted all-white, stood the famous African Market Shopping Center.

Female spousal abuse; the wish of the angel of death

I saw her die. Her soul, at least. But her body lived, patched carelessly to her soul with a faint string. She howled in pain as the nurse attended to her wounds. She had seen this before- the nurse.…

Dark clouds over Burma Camp

Dark clouds hang over Burma CampA heavy windstorm has swept through this part of townTaking away a son of this landTrees, shedding green leavesA comrade's blood has been shed.Grief, disbelief anger…

Why won't we be poor? When create, loot and share is the new norm

Ghana is a nation where government workers of all shades (civil servants, public servants, politicians and even private business people) have discovered avenues of enriching themselves unashamedly to…

One district one factory: a holistic approach

Ghana saw a regime change at the 2016 electoral poll. Against many odds, the opposition party took the mantle of leadership from an incumbent that had made significant contributions to the country's…

How Ghanaian leaders are easily induced by sex to do the unthinkable!

A few years ago, I published an article about how an Indian Corner Shop or Convenience Store owner in Peckham, a suburb of London, jokingly but derogatorily attempted to punch a Ghanaian customer…

Is Ex-President Mahama the finest messiah the NDC really need in 2020?

Following their 2016 humiliating election defeat, the NDC party faithful are somehow undergoing a process of grief.

'Mini-maelstrom' to my opinion on Delta 8 release expected - Ace Ankomah

I fully expected the mini-maelstrom that my view on the discharge, not acquittal, of the Delta 8 (not the original Delta 13) would cause. As i somehow admitted, my heart and head fought over this…

Evidence (even false evidence) beats truth if truth has no evidence

And so I am probably going to disappoint myself and several other people with what I am going to write about the Kumasi Delta discharge. But my head must speak on this matter, and not my heart.

How falling in love with a married woman ruins your life

We're used to hearing mistresses talk about how frustrated and guilt-ridden they feel.

Dr Kwabena Donkor writes: The reported World Bank position is tenuous

Legally and technically, Ghana had not signed the number of agreements being bundled around.

Notes from the Ghanaman File: The Politician and Emotional Intelligence

Recent happenings in the two political parties which have managed the state of affairs in our country between them since 1993 confirm my intellectual argument that our politicians require some…

No one can save Trump from himself

So maybe a few times in your life you have screamed at the television set. And then what? You flip the channel, and get on with your life.

Detention of Aisha Huang; A case of rule of law or hypocrisy

I have always maintained from day one that, Government's approach to this whole menace of galamsey was dead on arrival. To me, it is a lazy man’s approach and very discriminatory in outlook.

Mothers simply rock!!!!

Numerous rhymes of praise by famous poets have been written for mothers since the beginning of morality. Many more artists have made virtuous attempts at the topic since Allan Poe’s blue, ‘To my…

Provocative Conscience: A case for French Language education

In Togo last week, President Akufo Addo disclosed that the study of French language will be compulsory in all Senior High Schools from next academic year that is September.

After 60 years; Ghana isn't dead, Ghana isn't alive...God help us

The name given by birth is Ghana, an appropriate dub after Gold Coast, the one offered by the colonial masters, according to what they took from us. A good sixty years after independence, the country…


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