OPINION

I Command… Cedi, Arise; Cedi Resurrect Brrrr……Abracadabra

I Command… Cedi, Arise; Cedi Resurrect Brrrr……Abracadabra

I Command… Cedi, Arise; Cedi Resurrect Brrrr……Abracadabra But that ye may know that the son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy), ‘Arise, take up thy bed and go unto thine house; And he arose and departed to his house. Matthew 9:6 ‘CETERIS PARIBUS’ (pronounced: keitaris paribas) was popular […]

February 14, 2014 ·
 
OPINION: Valentine Goes Vile by Ali Joseph Oswald

OPINION: Valentine Goes Vile by Ali Joseph Oswald

Valentine Goes Vile by Ali Joseph Oswald Just as it’s akin with the ordinary Ghanaian to worship diligently on Sabbath days and become converts of the devil afterwards, so do we experience on the commemoration of the feast of Saint Valentine. Giving a more pedantic interrogation of the activities during valentine, one would be more comfortable christening it as ‘vilentine’. […]

February 13, 2014 ·
 
Dr Kofi Wampah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana holding the new GH¢50 notes

Debilitating Depreciation Written by Ato Kwamena Dadzie

Debilitating depreciation by Ato Kwamena Dadzie The signs were on the wall The cedi had started to fall The cedi, once appreciating the dollar The cedi, now depreciating against the dollar The dollar is scarce and the cedi is scared The free-fall laid bankrupt thinking bare Yet no one seemed to care Until the stench hit the roof Now the […]

February 6, 2014 ·
 
Sydney Casely-Hayford

Opinion: Enough Said, No More By Sydney Casely-Hayford

Enough Said, No More By Sydney Casely-Hayford On 31st January it rained. Very hard for two hours. Accra flooded, Ashaiman changed its streets to mud lanes, ditches and potholes sucked huge gulps of aqua divine and the trotros and taxis had a field day, breaking every road rule they have been stopped from executing with the recent police controls on […]

February 3, 2014 ·
 
In the hands of the Nigeria police by Fredrick Nwabufo

In the hands of the Nigeria police by Fredrick Nwabufo

In the hands of the Nigeria police by Fredrick Nwabufo It was sweepingly wet evening at Adebayo road in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. The rain had pulled dark clouds down in torrents of piercing water. It was customary of the rain to be violent at this time of year. It was April 15, 2009. Kingsley having been indoors for very […]

February 3, 2014 ·
 
Fire-major cause of  forest degradation

Feature: Wa Forest Reserve Under Siege

Wa Forest Reserve Under Siege by Ali Joseph Oswald As reality is settling down on the world as a consequence of global warming, we in Ghana are sitting aloof. Never has the role of trees in our world been so valuable environmentally in history than today. Indeed deforestation is a function of modernity hence, can’t be discouraged out right. The […]

January 17, 2014 ·
 
The Gay Pride flag

Feature: The Homosexual I Know by Fredrick Nwabufo

The Homosexual I Know by Fredrick Nwabufo Benjamin Nweze sends the congregation to a mellifluous realm. In the realm, every cadence of his baritone executes them slowly. He sings so well that angels descend draping the church with green confetti of envy. He is a celestially enchanted choir leader singing from his animated soulful soul. He is not just a […]

January 13, 2014 ·
 
Ghana Police

From Petty Stealing To Murder; Wa Bleeds

From Petty stealing to Murder; Wa Bleeds The challenges of urbanization are fast catching up with the youngest regional capital in Ghana. Through divine or demonic providence, violent has outfoxed the other challenges of urbanization, the swaggering outplay of defiance to the law by these criminals on rampage is unsurpassed.

January 13, 2014 ·
 
Charles Wereko Brobbey

Feature: The Men From Mampoliwawa By Wereko-Brobby

The Men From Mampoliwawa By Wereko-Brobby The Akoras Class of 1969 premiered the 2014 edition of our no-holds barred but very affectionate email conferencing last Monday. Uncharacteristically, the tone was eerily sober even as the content quickly drifted onto the usual subjects; booze, food and the excuse for the next round of inebriated imbibing. We are making arrangements to bury […]

January 8, 2014 ·
 
What Are Microjob Sites and How Can One Earn from Them in Ghana

What Are Microjob Sites and How Can One Earn from Them in Ghana

What Are Microjob Sites and How Can One Earn from Them in Ghana A microjob is, as the word implies, a very small paid task. A better word for microjobs might actually be “gigs” because the word “jobs” might imply employment, and no micro jobs are for employees but only for independent contractors. The basic concept of a microjobs–receiving a […]

December 31, 2013 ·
 
Kingsley Obeng Kyereh is Journalist of the Year

GJA Awards Committee Couldn’t Have Been Wrong

GJA Awards Committee Couldn’t Have Been Wrong. I write to commend the 18th Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) Awards Committee and sponsors for the noble initiative to recognize the efforts of gallant members of the Association at its annual Awards ceremony held last Saturday. It is trite but urgently true; that a nation that does not honor or appreciate her heroes […]

November 9, 2013 ·
 
Work Slavery In Nigeria- By Fredrick Nwabufo

Work Slavery In Nigeria- By Fredrick Nwabufo

WORK SLAVERY IN NIGERIA BY FREDRICK NWABUFO. The damning report of the Australian anti-slavery campaign group, The Walk Free Foundation that Nigeria sweeps the board in mustering the highest number of people living in modern slavery in Africa is not only on the threshold of verifiable truth, but also in the crucible of sordid reality. The foundation which defines modern […]

November 7, 2013 ·