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How to help farmers prepare for climate change
Floods as well as droughts and heatwaves are increasing and will continue to do so in Africa and South Asia. Farmers and governments need to adapt to this changing climate regime. But adaptation requires decisions to be made under high uncertainty,…
The Role of Lawyers in an Effective Tax System
The role of taxation in any economy cannot be over-emphasized. Taxation is a major source of revenue used to fund national development and provide public goods in most jurisdictions.
How British colonialism ruined a perfect cup of tea
Recently my colleague Ilan Pappe and I were in Mexico City attending a conference on Palestine.
ICT Start-up Ecosystem: The Role of Educational Institutions in Creating Jobs
The government of Ghana is focused on creating jobs for the youth of this country. This is evident in programmes such as “One District, One factory” and “Planting for food and jobs”.
Should a nation learn from history? A view on the Free SHS
Probably the most controversial subject of public discussion in the nation this year – 2017 is the recently implemented Free SHS program.
Okudzeto Ablakwa is uncouth, uncultured in insulting elders - Martin Amidu fires
I was astounded to read a feature article by Dishonourable Samuel entitled ‘Martin Amidu’s “Hate Agenda” -….’ on the Modern Ghana website on 5th September 2017 in which he opens with his conduct of…
Why is John Mahama imposing himself as NDC's 2020 Pres Candidate? - Dela Coffie
Some twenty-four hours after the so-called NDC unity walk in Tamale, party folks are still divided over the true intent of the walk, and the actors behind it.
Angry Penises and Vexed Vaginas
We should be able to count no less than eight leaked sex tapes since the beginning of this year, most of which were leaked by ex-lovers seeking revenge on their former lovers.
Neither Ursula Owusu nor Prof Attafuah will stoop that low
Yet again, I have found myself in that needful position of coming to the defence of a sister and brother I hold dear to my bosom.
IFEST commends govt.’s decision to expand free SHS
The President Nana Akufo – Addo led government’s decision to expand its flagship Free SHS policy to cover BECE graduates since 2014 has received praise from various quarters of the Ghanaian public.
Martin Amidu's critique of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill
INTRODUCTIONWhen on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 the internet carried the news that the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017 and the Zongo Development Fund Bill, 2017 had been laid before…
Martin Amidu salutes Kenyan Supreme Court for landmark ruling
For the first time in the history of Africa, the Kenyan Supreme Court, made all students and activists of free, transparent and fair elections in the emerging democracies in Africa proud by having…
Can Free SHS be totally free?
The need for education and the acquisition of basic skills for the socioeconomic empowerment of our nation in the 21st Century cannot be overemphasized. The world is developing at a faster pace and…
BECE Results: Parents must encourage their wards no matter what
I spend a considerable amount of time in my internet café helping some parents, guardians and students access their BECE provisional results online.
The three themes of access, equity and quality; farce or reality.
The choice of motto for institutions, organisations and flagship programmes are meant to communicate to the larger populace what that institution, organization or programme stands for. So our…
The Dearth and Death of the Detribalised Ghanaian
Have we become more insulting of each other based on our tribes? Or have we become hypersensitive? Or is that who or what we have been all along? "Touch not our tribes and do our ethnicity no harm."
Ecobank launches ‘Help Sierra Leone Fund’
Ecobank Ghana Limited has added its voice to calls for support for victims of the Sierra Leone Mudslide disaster.
The Role of ICT in Facilitating Ghana’s International Trade
The government of Ghana has repeatedly emphasized the need for more trade, and not aid, as the sustainable way to development. This has been pointed out on several occasions by the Vice President of…
Licencing teachers good, timing bad – Franklin Cudjoe
Founding President of the IMANI Center of Policy and Education, Franklin Cudjoe says, although a decision for teachers to write licencing examination before they are allowed to practice is good, the…
UT/Capital banks collapse: Are the directors liable?
Without warning, the country has been thrown into deep discussions about the collapse of UT Bank and Capital Bank. We are told that quite a few other banks may join the wagon.
On licensure of teachers in Ghana
It's a welcome news that GES and the MOE want to LICENCE all professional teachers in Ghana. It's a commendable policy and should be supported. After all, teachers will become CHARTERED TEACHERS…