There are apparently government appointees like Ms. Victoria Hammah, former Deputy Communications Minister, who believe they owe their positions in government to their beauty! But if every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets, then it is to the system that nominated and passed her appointment with flying colors that we Read More
Approved in 2010 and reaffirmed by popular acclamation through Barack Obama’s November 2012 reelection, I am puzzled by the persistent Republican attempts to sabotage the implementation of the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare— through backdoor tactics culminating in the current government shut down.
“A faction of Read More
Last week, the 1993 year group of the Old Achimotan Association organized a Teacher’s Appreciation Day to mark twenty years of leaving school. Strategically timed by our executives to coincide with ‘World Teacher’s Day’, the event stimulated great memories as legendary teachers resurfaced.
Suddenly, we Read More
Waiting patiently for the opportunity to assess the fierceness of the public response, if any that might greet any further high profile criticism of the Supreme Court ruling on the Presidential election petition took much shorter than I expected. This posture was against the backdrop of the spontaneous uproar and condemnation that Mr. Tsatsu Read More
The sheer moral personality, academic depth, profound spirituality and the soft serenity of Professor Kofi Awoonor greatly belie the wicked, mindless, cowardly violence that slew him in Kenya days ago.
Perhaps I ought to take solace in the explanation offered by his contemporary, another accomplished literary Read More
At a meeting in Addis recently, officials of the Federal Ministry of Health gave glowing accounts of a recent visit to understudy Ghana’s globally acclaimed health insurance scheme. After ten years of dynamic implementation , it is fitting that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) is in the next two months rolling out Read More
It is two hours into our Supreme Court’s historic declaration and as predicted months ago, Ghana is not burning! Nor do the signals point to any future intention to burn. For this and other mercies, we remain thankful to the Almighty and mightily proud of the general conduct of our kith and kin across the political divide.
The prayers, Read More
If a high ranking official of a credible political party is lauded by his compatriots for excelling in loose talk, why should anyone be surprised when his deeds finally earn him a tongue roast by His Lordship Justice William Atuguba and a conviction for intentional criminal contempt?
At a time when the country was mulling what it would take to Read More
I wouldn’t say I am a Delta aficionado. Even so, I was struck by the extent, to which Delta devotees appeared totally unsurprised by the sequence of events leading Read More
We all love Prof. Mills, but Ataa Oko loves him more! We cry real tears for Prof. Mills, but for Ataa Oko, it is unadulterated blood. No matter the depth of sadness the anniversary of his sudden demise evokes, Ataa Oko feels greater pain! He must! Why else will he engage in fisticuffs with a ninety year old national heroine over a hockey pitch appropriately named after her?
But Ataa Oko too, why? One ‘world class’ hockey pitch for a whole country is inadequate anyway. So if the Accra Metropolitan Assembly must name a hockey pitch by every means necessary after the departed Read More