Opinions

Ugliness Behind Matrimony

Marriage is the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce), and it is a holy solemnization because it is stated clearly in Genesis 2 : 24 and it states that man and woman are joined together and become one flesh

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African Union vindicates Atta-Mills peaceful policy on Cote d’Ivoire”; Akufo Addo-led NPP, come again”

On Thursday 27 January, writing in my personal capacity as a citizen of Ghana and from my experience as a former Ambassador of Ghana to the USA & Mexico, I wrote in the Daily Graphic to commend President John Atta-Mills for his peaceful ‘Dzi wo fie asem’ policy on Cote d’Ivoire and criticized the Nana Akufo-Addo led opposition NPP for pushing a wrong George W. Bush style “democracy-at-a-barrel-of-a-gun” policy

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Regrettable Maintenance Culture In Ghana

If development is about the progress made or being made in any aspect or sphere, then the government of the country and Ghanaians must know that development of the country is not about only constructing road, bridges, flyovers and buildings without maintaining them

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Re: Respect The President And Former Presidents, YE People Of The Land

Alfred has presented an email that demands our attention. Respect for the Ghanaian Institutions are inheritable and all our institutions must be respected by all of us; Ghanaians and foreigners living on our soil. The respect for the person in the office must be earned from the actions or inactions, deeds and misdeeds, pronouncements of that individual occupying that office and his associates

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The Importance of Voting in a Truly Democratic Society

In a true democratic society, it is essential to ensure a government that follows the will of the people and not the one that force the people to follow it, that is, a “government of the people, by the people, and for the people” as said by Abraham Lincoln in his Gettysburg address which lasted a little over two minutes on November, 19, 1863

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Open Letter to Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

This is an open letter from the Foot-Soldiers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings; First Vice-Chairman of the great National Democratic Congress, President of the 31st December Women’s Movement and the Former First Lady of the Republic of Ghana

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Fumbling Food And Drugs Board (FDB)

The food and drugs board of this country (Ghana ) is not working up to expectation all for the reason that there are most of the drugs in this country that have not been registered under the food and drugs board but these drugs are being sold to Ghanaians ( both illiterates and literates) innocent Ghanaians

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Cocaine in Akufo – Addo’s Blood? Tofiakwa!!

The mark of a true gentleman is the willingness to admit one’s fault or mistake. The willingness to stick to one’s words, no matter the circumstances is also a mark of a true statesman. Any person who denies what he has said earlier on for fear of what others will say about him forfeits his chance of being classified amongst the group of statesmen

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Managing Ghana’s Oil Revenue: GNPC is capable

The current debate is whether Ghana has the capacity to manage its oil revenue astutely. Sceptics within the oil industry believe the oil revenue would be mismanaged just like the revenues from cocoa and other extractive minerals. These doubters have examples to support their arguments

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Reshuffling, Right Or Wrong?

The ministerial reshuffle that was announced by a press release signed by the secretary of the president (J.K.Bebaako-Mensah) on Tuesday, 4th of January 2011, has brought a lot of debate among the general public both young and old. And most questions that most people are asking are why?

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Ivory Coast: My Way Forward

Gbagbo is no saint, kid yourself not my dear reader. The guy held on to power for almost 5years with no elections. He is just our typical African despot who is power hungry and never wants to leave. Ouattarrra on the other hand, had a chance to demonstrate he was a patriot

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Grandness Of The Mass Media In Ghana

In any democratic country the media plays a vital role in creating, moulding and reflecting public opinion. An impartial and fearless media is the basic requirement for the success of democracy. The Ghanaian media has developed recent times and they play important roles in ensuring national development. Some of the roles played by the media include

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President’s health must not be a mystery

I was browsing the on-line edition of the Sowetan newspaper on 29th November, 2010 when I chanced upon a story under the caption “Obama hit during basketball game, gets stitches” Now, If such an incident had happened in an African country, only the greedy people around the president would have known while the ordinary taxpayer whose sweat and toil sustains the gluttonous life-styles of these sycophantic-hyenas, would have been kept in complete limbo

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Women and Governance

Ghanaian women cannot be underrated in any form in our current democratic dispensation at any level of governance in our beloved country called Ghana. Many women have contributed in diverse ways to building this nation and given the chance and the support could do better

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