As an officer in the Army, I took to farming believing that is the future of the country and that on a personal level, I could better sustain my family. Our lands are so fertile […]
Opinion: We Have to Be Careful About this Radical Push for West African Unification – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
I am glad that Defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul has come public to boldly and honestly observe that Ghana may not be as safe as the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama-led regime of the National Democratic Congress […]
Analysis: The deadly conflict tearing Nigeria apart (and it’s not Boko Haram) – By Obi Anyadike, Editor-at-Large and Africa Editor IRIN
Goska is just five minutes up the road from Dangoma in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region. But between the two villages are divisions so deep – and so devoid of compassion and understanding – they threaten […]
West Africa’s dire travel situation remains a major impediment to the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) attempts at economic integration within the sub-region, the BBC’s West Africa reporter, Umaru Fofana has noted. “ECOWAS […]
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has paid glowing tribute to the leadership shown by Africa’s first female Head of State, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, five months to Liberia’s next presidential election. Having assumed the reins […]
“Nigerians can now attest that Amaechi stands as the most vilified, persecuted politician in Nigeria for his bravery, patriotism and commitment to work for a better future for our country. I remain convinced that God […]
Opinion: Akufo-Addo Needs to be More Voter-Sensitive, Says Kennedy Ohene Agyapong – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Like the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) may be dominated by the Akan-speaking people, the single-largest ethnic group in the country. The Akan make up roughly half the […]
Publish the Job Description, Work-plan, and Annual Performance Targets for the 110 Ministers – By Ben Ofosu – Appiah
In the corporate world, nobody gets hired without a job description for the position in which he’s being hired. After a series of interviews, if you secure the job, you have to develop a work […]
Wake Up Ghana: Address Depression, Suicidal Thoughts and Mental Health Care Among Teens and Adolescents – By Ben Ofosu Appiah
In the last couple of weeks, 4 cases of suicide have been reported in the news with three of the victims being teenagers. Four cases of suicides in two weeks, (there may be an unreported […]
Creating Shared Prosperity in Ghana: Manufacturing is the Key to Lifting Millions out of Poverty – By Ben Ofosu-Appiah
Introduction From agrarian base to an industrial base to a service-led economy. This is the standard economic transition that the now advanced societies went through. However, a new trend is emerging in Africa today. Many […]