More street action, please
Politics / Society

More street action, please

We’ve tried everything to get the government to take notice of the pain these ill-conceived and very bad economic and social policies are causing. But President John Mahama claims he was not “elected to take popular decisions” and that whether we like it or not, we must tighten our belts. Continue reading

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Self-inflicted cracks: The curious case of NPP
Politics

Self-inflicted cracks: The curious case of NPP

Let’s talk about the New Patriotic Party, (NPP) Ghana’s largest opposition party. Depending on whose narrative, one reads or listens to, it has already lost election 2016. The party suspended its National Chairman, Paul Afoko on Friday for reasons still unclear to outsiders. (Insiders insist Mr. Afoko has been compromised and won’t provide proof). And … Continue reading

Boko Haram killings: Can Ghanaians ‘cry your own cry’
Politics

Boko Haram killings: Can Ghanaians ‘cry your own cry’

Ghanaians were very clear about the Charlie Hedbo killings.  The Paris deaths were condemnable. There was, however, outrage when 40 world leaders (including some African leaders) descended on Paris to mourn with the French over the Charlie Hebdo deaths. They, like most Africans, were surprised by the massive show of support France had received three … Continue reading