Opinions

Public Housing Ought Not Be Free

Justice Emile Short's call for the scrapping of the age-old policy of free accommodation for civil and public servants, ought not be confused with the all-too-healthy policy of the government's bounden obligation to providing publicly owned housing facilities for essential public workers like doctors and nurses

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Government, Not Opposition, Should Provide Solutions

Precisely what Employment and Labor Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu means when he calls on Nana Akufo-Addo to provide alternative solutions to the ongoing labor disturbances is not clear, particularly since Mr. Iddrisu does not indicate in his remarks lashing back at Ghana's main opposition leader that the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress

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Mere Allegations Or A Fait Accompli?

I have always contended that our leaders are not nearly half as intelligent and foresighted as they would have the rest of us believe. In this instance, the reference is to the widely alleged rumor that the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Petroleum Corporation

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No Bright Future With Dim MPs!

I am not shocked by the froth In Parliament when budgets are being read. The shouting, name-calling and finger pointing are to be expected. Parliament has made a reputation under this administration for transforming into a circus when budgets are being read

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Don’t Be Silly, Bawumia Critics!

In composition and rhetoric, or rhetoric (speech) and composition, there is something called "Register." The latter refers to the context, or environment, which invariably determines the content and diction of the message of any speaker and/or writer

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Imposing a 17.5% petroleum tax on the country is unacceptable

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, November 20, 2014 Folks, there is every good reason to condemn the government for imposing a 17.5% tax on so-called selected petroleum products, especially at a time that the cost of living has worsened because nothing is adding up well for those managing the economy. I strongly oppose this imposition and support the Minority ...

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