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Freddie Blay is our best bet for NPP chairmanship [Article]

Acting NPP Chairman, Freddie Blay

Last weekend (24th and 25th February, 2018), was a busy one for members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). This is because the party held its elections for its Constituency Executives to run the affairs of the party at the constituency level for the next four years. The election paves the way for Regional Executive elections and subsequently the ...

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Andre Ayew: A masterful artist of positional evolution [Article]

Dede Ayew celebratinga goal

Ghanaian international footballer Andre Ayew joined Premier league strugglers Swansea City on deadline day from West Ham United and made his debut for the Welsh side as a substitute in Swansea’s 1-0 win over Burnley two weeks ago. Citi Sports Daniel Koranteng looks at the 28 year old’s positional evolution and discusses why his return and potential partnership with his ...

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24th February, 1966: Ghana’s day of Liberation [Article]

I have no doubt in my mind that history will ultimately judge Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka, Brigadier Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa, and the others who spearheaded the removal of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Nkrumah as Ghanaian patriots. Much as their action opened the floodgates of further military interventions, which most of us today condemn, it cannot be disputed that it was ...

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24th February, 1966: Ghana’s day of liberation [Article]

Independence square

I have no doubt in my mind that history will ultimately judge Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka, Brigadier Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa, and the others who spearheaded the removal of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Nkrumah as Ghanaian patriots. Much as their action opened the floodgates of further military interventions, which most of us today condemn, it cannot be disputed that it was ...

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Martin Amidu writes: My parting thoughts as citizen vigilante

The right to criticize a fellow citizen, however vigorous, cannot be defamatory of that citizen or even in contempt of court when it is kept within the limits of reasonable courtesy and good faith. As Lord Justice Salmon said in R v Metropolitan Police Commissioner; Ex Parte Blackburn at pages 155-156: “…The criticism here complained of, however rumbustious, however wide ...

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Stop playing politics with foreign investors [Opinion]

The Constitution of Ghana permits the Government of Ghana to look for foreign investment. To this end, the framers of the Constitution provided that anytime Government intends to enter into any agreement with any foreign entity that has economic or business interest,the agreement must be subject to prior parliamentary approval or ratification before it can have any legal effect. So ...

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Too much peppering, too much sugaring: Dilemma of feminist activism [Article]

If you take too much pepper, what will happen to you? Doctor: People tend to run, get diarrhoea. And If you take too much sugar? Doctor: You put a lot of work on your pancreas. You are punishing your pancreas, you may get diabetics. These days pepper and sugar connote more than just taste. It has found a place in ...

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Ace Ankomah: Ghana caught between the missing link and the trigger

A leading member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Ace Anan Ankomah has spoken about the failure of the country’s middle-class to effectively bridge the gap between the rich and poor in ensuring that devevopment is equally spread across the country. The private legal practitioner was the Guest Speaker at the Third Annual Public Lecture of the Rotary Club of Accra-West. Below ...

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Forcing out Jacob Zuma; a lazy approach to corruption fight [Article]

When Obama said that Africa needs strong institutions, at no point was he implying that we need strong institutions to deal with only the weak in society. His recommended institutions are ones that have the capacity to deal with both the privileged and the under-privileged in order to get rid of all cankers we are struggling with. Publicly forcing Jacob ...

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Security at Parliament: Blueprint to a national disaster [Article]

From where I stand, it will take a lot of guts but very little effort by a genius degenerate, even a dumb one, to wipe out our entire beloved country (That might be an exaggeration but yeah, a lot of people could die.)  Why? Because over here, words are currency. Currency that grants just anyone access to certain domains they under ...

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