I cannot get my head around Kofi Adams (the National Organiser of NDC) isolated thinker’s claims that he has been touring the length and breadth of Ghana and can confidently confirm that former President Mahama’s appeal and love from Ghanaians is soaring every minute, so the NDC faithful must not do anything terrible that may jeopardise such earnest gesture of goodwill; (See: ‘Stop antagonising Mahama; he is our greatest asset’- Kofi Adams; rainbowradioonline.com/ghanaweb.com, 15/03/2018).
In the beginning, I too was awed by everything President Nana Addo said. Like the people who liked, shared and re-shared the video of his press conference with France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, I found him inspiring.
On Saturday, 10 March 2018 at around 06:55 hours British Mean Time, I received a video on my WhatsApp page. The video was all about how a Black lady was inhumanely being treated by about a ten strongman French-speaking Arabs.
Has violence now taken over the voice of reason in our country? Yesterday, they struck at the very heart of Ghana’s legal system. In broad daylight, they stormed a courtroom in Kumasi and unleashed mayhem upon a sitting Judge. Next in line was a senior police officer at the seat of power.
I was pleased to receive the invitation by Kai Wang, a broadcast journalist of the BBC World Series in London, to attend the Komla Dumor Awards and participate in the debate: “Is the older generation failing Africa’s youth?”
“Is sanitation management not another euphemism for corruption in Ghana?”That’s a question a man who works with one of the big donor countries quietly asked me after I moderated an EU sponsored event last year.
Lately, legal education in Ghana has been subjected to intense public scrutiny stemming from the release of the results of the Bar examinations. The failure rate has been described as unacceptable, disappointing and unprecedented.
Nigerians, I shall attempt, in the coming weeks, to guide our minds on a path we should travel and a mission we must channel our collective energies, to at least make a significant contribution to bring about the change we so desire for our country Nigeria and indeed the entire African continent.