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Martin Amidu writes: Woyome’s suspected crimes and the missing link

Mr. Malik Kweku Baako, the Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, expressed confidence that Mr. Alfred Agbesi Woyome’s latest foray to the Africa Court and the consequential orders from that court to stay the execution of the judgment and orders I obtained against him at the Supreme Court to refund the over GHS51million unconstitutionally paid to him by the ...

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Fentuo writes: How Christopher Opoku brought out the commentator in me

The late Christopher “Columbus” Opoku represented many things to many people: a religious man, a  hardworking professional, an incorruptible journalist and an impeccable broadcaster. But for me, he will always remain the man that first gave me the confidence to become a commentator. I looked up to two people as a young journalist – Christopher Opoku and Yaw Ampofo Ankrah. ...

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A moral case for Free Senior High School education [Article]

On Tuesday 12th September, 2017 at the West Africa Senior High School, the President, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo launched the free senior high school education policy ushering the nation into an era where the age old creed of “education as a right not a privilege” assumes its true meaning. Indeed, this has been the dream of the forebears of ...

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The ‘Democratic’ Coup: Lessons from the overthrow of Mugabe [Article]

“To both our people and the world beyond our borders, we wish to make it abundantly clear that this is not a military takeover of government. As soon as we accomplish our mission we expect (the) situation to return to normalcy.” – General S. B. Moyo On the evening of November 14, 2017, senior elements of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces ...

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The taming of Robert Mugabe [Article]

I’m never sick. Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration. But I really am never sick with pains and aches I know nothing about. My two popular ailments are familiar — I have the light-induced migraines and sciatica that kicks in when I climb too many stairs. And yes, there is the issue of the titanium in my knee. But I did ...

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Dagbon weeps as her people sit in limbo [Article]

In March, 2002, the news about the murder of the Overlord of Dagbon, no doubt, did a devastating blow to a respected Kingdom and the descendants of the great Naa Gbewaa. The murder of the King renewed what has been variously described as Dagbon conflict, a crisis or impasse. The tension that greeted the entire Dagbon, after the murder, the ...

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A ‘slave’ in Arabia – The story of a Ghanaian returnee

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has often been heavily criticized for its maltreatment of foreign workers, and the abuses that some receive at the hands of employers. The Ghanaian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, in May this year, cautioned Ghanaian youth living in Ghana, especially ladies who have made plans of traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf ...

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Wastewater and toilet [Article]

On November 19, 2001 Jack Sim, the Singaporean businessman founded the World Toilet Organisation to bring to fore the provision of toilets for the poor and vulnerable in Singapore. This was after he felt that the discussion on toilets were neglected and shrouded in total embarrassment. Later on in 2013, the UN General Assembly declared November 19 as World Toilet ...

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Is Nkrumah dictating Ghana’s economic policy from the grave? [Article]

Over the mature tenure of my forty-one years of existence, I have become ever more convinced that Ghana’s dream of becoming a beacon of democracy and development must necessarily hinge on freeing up the competitive business spirits of its citizens. To do so, there are features of this nation’s idiosyncrasies that must be toppled. The historical chains Having inherited a ...

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From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived [Article]

Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent ...

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