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Justice in ramshackle courts

This past week, I have been thinking about what building there is in a Ghanaian town or community that will be regarded as the most important or which defines the town and community. Once upon a time, I would list the chief’s palace, the police station, the church, (it is difficult to talk about the […]Read More
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Role of Women in Yani Affairs

Women play very revered roles in the enskinment process of a Yaa Naa. Currently, the Head of the Dagbon Queen Mothers is Gundo Naa who is assisted by Kpatuya. Only daughters of former Yaa Naas ascend to the position. After a selection of a substantive Yaa Naa, the queen mothers are consulted before a public […]Read More
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Nkrabeah Effah-Dartey ignorant babble

Media proliferation in Ghana has done a wealth of good to the smooth dissemination of news and information and allowed political and social discourse to reach every home in the country. While we enjoy the beautiful spread of the media, we also have to contend with the miseducation of our audience by so-called social and […]Read More
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Tortoise society: Always waiting

Waiting is an experience nobody cherishes that much. It is distressing, nerve-racking and very frustrating. This is an experience many Ghanaians and others who live with us go through all the time. It seems every time you are expecting something which would be provided other than yourself, you have to wait. Anytime you are expecting […]Read More
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Murder most foul!

Prologue On Wednesday night, January 16 2019, there was a murder. A young man, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, associated with a private investigation firm in Accra, was gunned to death on his way home from work. Even before the victim’s body had gone well and truly cold in his final resting place, this tragic and unwelcome occurrence […]Read More
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Watch out, Nigerians are about!

Poor me , it took a while to raise the GH¢10,000 asking price for a plot of land I acquired at New Bortianor, near Accra, to construct my retirement home, after spending all my adult life in the service of this country. Naturally, the first thing I did, after receiving the official documentation on my […]Read More
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Ghana: Only 45 women given Ambassadorial appointments since independence – study reveals

A study has shown that Ghana has, since independence in 1957, politically appointed only 45 females, representing 12.36 percent against 319 males, representing 87.67 percent, as ambassadors and high commissioners to its foreign missions. The worrying data, which excludes career appointees-those who have risen through the ranks as personnel of the Ministry of Foreign Read More