GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Opinion

Obrempong writes: How laxity and greed worsened galamsey

All rivers were not polluted in a day. All of us including you, yes you my reader saw the rivers polluted bit by bit, but we gave no attention to it. Each of us felt it was the work of that man. Perhaps we said to ourselves that people are paid with our taxes to carry out that function, so ...

Read More »

The obesity of a lean public purse [Article]

If You are a Bachelor, Don’t laugh at your Neighbour’s fat wife “…instead of a lean government, we have lean kenkey at a higher price, these are the issues which the….government and its activists should be tackling instead of seeking to divert attention with threats, intimidation, assaults, car-snatching, seizure of lorry parks and toilet grabbing”. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, May ...

Read More »

Empowering Ghanaian beverage industry through recognition [Article]

The Ghanaian beverage industry has for many years played a significant role in contributing not only to the general nutrition of Ghanaians but the overall development of the Ghanaian economy. Apart from the fiscal contribution of the beverage industry to Ghana’s economy, beverages are often at the centre of all Ghanaian festivities, providing refreshment and quenching the thirst of millions ...

Read More »

Let Ama Sey be, Parliament isn’t just for English speakers [Article]

As a rule, I do not comment on the work of other journalists. I try not to criticize their views on life or national debates either. It’s a small community, and, we often are on one side, trying to hold the powerful accountable and keep citizens informed. We do so much with so little under difficult circumstances that it helps ...

Read More »

Amma Boachie-Danquah: a superwoman redefining a male-dominated field

Historically, men have dominated several industries leading to a campaign for inclusion of women by several feminists and campaigners. It is often argued that organizations are structured and function in ways that do not always support women’s career patterns. This is situated in the ability and the need for women to integrate their job roles with their family and other ...

Read More »

It’s time to invest in basic school counselling [Article]

Young lives are wasting away tragically and all we are interested in is reporting it. What did we expect when we only care about the grades they are making in school while we leave their emotional health to chance. Our education system urgently needs an effective counselling program. In a space of two weeks, we have had to wake up ...

Read More »

The 21st century ‘Brand Ambassador’ [Article]

“Everyone has a level of influence that can be harnessed for greater good” – Bernard Kelvin Clive A brand ambassador is a person who is engaged by a company/brand to promote the brand – giving it more visibility, value, and reach to increase the Return-On-Investment (ROI). To begin with, a brand ambassador should have some level of influence – Either ...

Read More »

Ghanaian adulterers want homosexuals dead [Article]

In my work as a lawyer, I have come across several heartbreaking stories of injustice: battered wives, abused children, innocent people incarcerated. But one story that has stuck with me is the story of a lesbian who was beaten to death in Accra. The media hardly covered her story and no one spoke up for her after she was gone. ...

Read More »

Pushed to die; not because I’m stupid [Article]

So I eavesdropped on a heated argument between some folks regarding the recent suicide cases; and I tried really hard not to interrupt their argument although I was really pushed when I heard one say that “stupidity is when you jump from a storey building to die because you are hurt, you must be a disappointment to your parents.” I ...

Read More »

Celebrating women in the Ghanaian telecom and ICT space [Article]

This International Women’s Day I want to celebrate the New faces of telecommunications’ players in Ghana – they are SMART, they are experiencing, and they are fierce. Above all, they are women making waves in this traditionally male-dominated sector. A couple weeks ago, I had the honor of attending a historic event organised by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications to ...

Read More »