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RESTRUCTURING THE RHETORICAL POLITICAL LANDSCAPE OF GHANA; '?'

Prior to Dr Abrefa Busia becoming the president of the second republic of Ghana in 1969, he had written a number of books and articles chastising the previous administrations and in the same vein espousing what he perceived should be the underlying factors of a true democracy.

THE SPITTING GALORE; WE ARE ALL AT RISK

Is it anger, disgust, violence, frustration or just normal social behavior that leads people to openly spit in public? As much as I don’t want to kiss anyone in public, I don’t want to share anyone’s saliva.

‘PROSTITUTIONAL’ CORRUPTION; THE MEDIA MUST ACT

In a country where the media only move from one issue to another without actually following up the former to see justice done to them, leaders are given the opportunity to engage in what I call ‘prostitutional’ corruption.

THE ZEBRA CROSSING IS NOT FOR ZEBRAS, IT’S FOR HUMANS.

There is a popular joke that the name zebra crossing should be changed to human crossing because some drivers think the name suggests it is for zebras. Well, to all those drivers, I say, please, it is for human beings. In fact, zebra crossing is also known as pedestrian crossing but I wonder why pedestrian crossing is not as popular as zebra crossing is.

THE YOUTHS AND JOURNALISTS; CALL FOR EQUITY BUT COME WITH CLEAN HANDS

He who calls for equity must come with clean hands. Some of our leaders most especially our political leaders have fallen short of this saying. But I’ve been wondering, how about the youths of today, are we really the early 1600s sanctimonious people we claim to be today?

The Ghana Police Service in Perspective

So in this modern society of Ghana, who would still deny that the police on the roads take bribes from drivers on a daily basis? No one? Great! With that fact established, what if other professionals like teachers also decided to do same? What then would we be turning this country into in the long run?

An open letter to the new rector of GIJ

Dear Sir
Comparing the Ghana Institute of Journalism to the University of Ghana or University of Cape Coast in terms of resources is like comparing a member of parliament to his meagre farming constituents. It does not even come close. Not that you have done this comparison but I just want to draw your attention to that.

Does sex addiction really exist?

It's a year since movie mogul Harvey Weinstein checked himself into a sex addiction clinic after the flood of rape and sexual harassment allegations that gave rise to the Me Too movement.

Remembering two outstanding but low-profile lawyers

When the history of the evolution of our liberal constitutional order is written, we must recognise not only those who participated in the drafting of the Constitution but also those who systematically and conscientiously prepared the legal infrastructure for the interpretation and application of the Constitution.