Opinion

  • Double-Track System Must Be Truly Temporary
    Ebo Quansah in Accra . I have always believed that President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a man on a mission. The present occupier of Government House is bent on changing this society positively. That must be positive news for Ghan ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion47 mins ago
  • A Roundabout And Looming Danger
    In every busy metropolitan, municipality and district there rsquo;s a roundabout. Roundabouts are also known as: traffic circles, road circle, rotary, rotunda or island. A roundabout is place where two or more roads meet, forming a circle that all ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion47 mins ago
  • A Missive From Toronto: Are Ghanaians Really Serious? (I)
    I was indeed itching so badly to articulate my opinion on the ongoing sorrowful issues in Ghana whilst on a two week family vacation in faraway Brampton, Ontario (Canada) but I could not do so due to some circumstances beyond my control. Even thou ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion48 mins ago
  • WordDigest: Pray To Glorify God
    Bring my soul out of prison (adversity), So that I may give thanks and praise Your name; The righteous will surround me , For You will look after me. Living Bible The scripture tells us about David 39;s reque ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion48 mins ago
  • The Gospel Is Not Lotto. Give From Your Heart, Not Head!
    When I hear some of these prosperity preachers, I just shake my head in awe. If giving large sums of money in church is what maketh a man rich, tell me how much the Mark Zuckerbergs, Dangotes and Bill Gates gave to be where they are today. If th ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion48 mins ago
  • The African Pride And Arrogance: Do You Know Who I Am?
    One of the great problems of mankind is that we suffer from poverty of the spirit which stands in glaring contrast to our scientific and technological abundance. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritua ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion48 mins ago
  • Vesting management of Ghana bauxite under a Corporation: Con...
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    MyJoyOnline -Opinion9 hours ago
  • We Must Become Members Of A New Race Overcoming Petty Prejud...
    Haile Selassie was born in Ethiopia in 1892. He was crowned emperor in 1930, and went into exile during World War II, after leading the resistance to the Italian invasion. He was reinstated in 1941 and deposed in 1974. Haile Selassie didn ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion12 hours ago
  • An Introduction To The Lies Of The World Health Organization...
    Must Africa continue to trust the medicines send to the continent by Europe and America? The World Health Organization maintains that out of the eight million people in the world with HIV, six million were living in South Africa of the Saha ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion12 hours ago
  • Mycotoxin Experiments on Children In Zambia, Thailand, Seneg...
    In 1959, eighty children as well as more than one thousand goats and sheep from a village at North Rhodesia, now Zambia, suddenly died in each case within a couple of hours. They were forced to resettle on account of the Kariba Dam construc ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion12 hours ago
  • Open letter to President Akufo-Addo
    Nana, medical professionals and educational workers have for years held this nation, its present and future to ransom on many occasions, but we remain at the precipice. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion13 hours ago
  • 10 years of politics of intellectualism; the Bawumia journey...
    Today marks exactly 10 years of Vice President Dr. Bawumia’s journey in the politics of Ghana. This piece is therefore an overview of his politics thus far. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion14 hours ago
  • Is The Christian Council Now Owned By The NDC?
    I ask the question that makes up the title of this column because in presuming to heartily congratulate Mrs. Jean Adukwei Mensah, the dynamic and astute Executive-Secretary of the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), for being recently sworn in as G ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion15 hours ago
  • Asiedu-Nketia Says Mahama Has Lost His Presidential Edge
    I will tackle this one in due course; I am referring to the virulent accusation by the longest-serving Ghanaian Parliamentarian, namely, Mr. Alban SK Bagbin, that the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the very political ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion15 hours ago
  • The Church and Taxation – Do we render to Caesar what is C...
    The taxation of churches or religious organizations has lately gained a lot of interest among the Christian community and tax analysts and I foresee a more unending debate on the subject in coming days. The church has over the years questioned why ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • He is still walking
    It was dark; the night had covered the earth. Cold was coming from unknown places. Drizzle overshadowed the Lake. The city of Tiberias was asleep, snoring along. Behind Kibbutz En-Gedi the mountains of the Golan Heights displayed dark black spots, cr ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • A Leader Sows The Seed Called “Help”
    Helping somebody is a special seed that can be sown. A leader can sow many kinds of seeds in the lives of others. He can sow the seed of money to the poor and a seed towards evangelism. Prayer, the Word of God and good deeds are also seeds that… ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • The Solution to Developing Ghana actually lies in the late C...
    In my moments of silence and months of contemplation to finding answers to why Ghana is lagging several years behind the countries of our contemporary Whites in terms of development, I have finally come to settle on the defunct ideal of Union Governm ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • Using the Burka: Boris Johnson’s Bid for Popularity
    Comedy, Boris Johnson, and the Tories ndash; these three share a certain comforting, if chaotic affinity, lobbed together in some nightmarish union that risks consuming itself. But times are serious ndash; profoundly so, we are told: Brexit exercis ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • DSS Siege: An Affront On Democracy In Nigeria
    The recent political developments in Nigeria are worrisome. It 39;s not unconnected with the next year 2019 general elections. Wherein Political gladiators align and realign to achieve their selfish political interest to further impoverish the Niger ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • Ibrahim Mahama ‘Caught Pants Down’
    Ibrahim Mahama and his Lawyer, have both put out statements to the effect that, Dzata Ltd, a Company that Ibrahim Mahama is a Director and Shareholder, played no part in the collapse of UT Bank. In the said statement, Ibrahim Mahama argued that, the ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • Shatta Wale’s Plea Must Inspire Other Musicians
    The Ghanaian musician, Shatta Wale, and the president, Nana Akufo-Addo. Photo credit: Ghana media A reading junkie, I am addicted to the news on ModernGhana. One of the articles which caught my attention today, reads ldquo;Ghanaians Are Suffer ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • When the “Men-of-God” seek security in bodyguards under ...
    Folks, allow me to laugh my heart out loud: He... hee... heeeiii.... kwa.. kwaaa hellip; kwaaa hellip;. Much exists to get me going this way. A hearty laugh When Ghana rsquo;s so-called ldquo;Men-of-God rdquo; seek physical protection from a bev ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion17 hours ago
  • When foreigners cry and pity our beloved Ghana
    The news of the sacking of Boakye Agyarko, former Minister of Energy saddened my heart last Monday night. It was the least expected news to close the day with. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion19 hours ago
  • 5 Reasons Why The Talk Of Korean Peninsula Unity Is A Mere F...
    The official policy of North Korea following the armistice of 1953, which halted the Korean War, has been lsquo;Sun gum rsquo; literally meaning lsquo;military first rsquo;. North Korea learnt the hard way ndash; the only way they could survive in ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion21 hours ago
  • Zimbabwe’s Election And The Path Ahead
    The victory of ZANU-PF in the recent Zimbabwe elections over the cobbled-together forces of some of the opposition parties was not a surprise. It was a ldquo;harmonised election rdquo; in that it combined a vote for a president, a parliamentary ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion21 hours ago
  • Welcome to the resistance, Omarosa
    Omarosa Manigault Newman campaigned for Donald Trump in the United States' 2016 presidential election. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion21 hours ago
  • Protect Your Image, National Security
    The security of every nation is of paramount importance, likewise, agencies tasked with the responsibility of ensuring same. The National Security Ministry is a very sensitive institution core to the security of the nation, and ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • How The Church Lost The Bible
    Before 1450 A.D., scarce written material and low literacy rates was the common feature of the day. Indeed, the financial patronage for manuscripts and books production was limited. Monks were the bookmakers. Churches and monasteries were bookkeep ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Human Extinction By 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy To Fight For...
    There is almost unanimous agreement among climate scientists and organizations ndash; that is, 97% of over 10,000 climate scientists and the various scientific organizations engaged in climate science research ndash; that human beings have cause ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • NDC In A State Of Dilemma
    It rsquo;s undeniable fact that the largest and strongest opposition party, NDC finds themselves in a difficult situation as to who should be their presidential candidate come 2020 general elections. The element in the party is rapidly glowing an ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Who The Cap Fit Let Him Wear It- NDC Delegates
    Coming events they say cast their shadows and it is important for the NDC delegates in Ashanti region to think deeply and make the best choice out of the aspirants vying for the vacant chairmanship position now that they are in opposition and they ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Value The Living And Not The Dead
    God created man in his own image and likeness and He expects us to lead a life worthy of creating us. If indeed, we can brag that we are a true representation of God here on earth then it is our responsibility to exhibit His attributes such as sho ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • The Tragedy Of The African Continent…….
    Most often than not, I always ask myself whether we still have African men amongst us? What I mean is that, a typical African man, who dresses, talks, eats and who is of himself and has his or her pure African cultures. are there still these type of ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Protecting Our Children From Debauchery
    Our children are the future. We have a good idea of what kind of future our country will have when we take a critical look at what kind of children we have today. Our situation today is the results of what kind of children we were some decades bac ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Pastor Otabil and the shameless hashtag
    Banks have collapsed; about 4,000 innocent Ghanaians are on the verge of losing their jobs without any compensation arrangements, like the golden parachute that the so-called board of directors have enjoyed until the demise of these banks. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion1 day ago
  • Cutting Presidential Convoy Necessary, But Must Be Tactful
    During his recent five-day visit to the Ashanti Region, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 39;s convoy was drastically reduced, compared to previous occasions, as the ministers, deputy ministers, chief executive officers of state, and mem ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • What’s Becoming Of Our Home-Based Businesses?
    The security and progress of any nation will depend largely on how many businesses are in the hands of the indigenes, and how they are faring. This is ideally true, because, in reality, expatriate-owned businesses will transfer most profits to their ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Time Value of Money and Woyome’s GH¢51.2m booty
    Between 2010 and 2011, Mr. Alfred Agbesi Woyome was able to outwit government ministers and officials and picked GH 51.2 million from the national kitty. At that time, it was valued about $36.6 million. Today, such an amount, when converted into cedi ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion1 day ago
  • Ghana’s District League Table: Why are the ‘big...
    STMA is not the only ‘big boy’ that is not performing. Metros like Cape Coast, Ga Central and West and AMA all located in regional capitals fall in the low-scoring brackets. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion1 day ago
  • Soul Winning “Business” – To Tax or Not To...
    One of the hottest issues in Ghana today is the public discourse on whether churches should pay taxes on their income or not. This issue continues to pop up from time to time for discussion but whenever it does no definite conclusion is made and it j ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Agona West MCE fights PM over front Seat Assignments
    Anger, insults, and innuendo nearly marred this year 39;s Akwanmbo festival at Agona Nyarkrom. The MCE, Mrs. Justina Assan, nearly disrupted the occasion by insisting on being assigned front row seats not just for her but also for her loyalists. ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Blaming Ibrahim Mahama For Collapse Of UT Bank Is A Cheap Pr...
    Since when has it become wrong for business to take loans from a bank. It baffles many of us who view this government as one that will stand by its promise of supporting Enterprise. Of course acquiring a loan to set up a business is certain ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Attention LASTMA, LASG
    On Monday 13 August 2018, I had an urgent call to see my project supervisor at the University of Lagos, Akoka. Because I had other previously-scheduled appointments for the day, I had to defy the heavy rain to see my supervisor in other to meet my ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • When Peter Is Rubbed To Pay Paul, It Results into a Consolid...
    The razzle-dazzle about the zeal of the Local banks being clamped by the austerity of the Nation rsquo;s regulatory body, which has generated continuous vituperations stemming from the breath and width of Ghana and not notwithstanding the medi ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Curing Joblessness Through Crops Research
    We need to find lasting meaning for free Senior High School (SHS) in full employment for all my compatriots. Education, not just schooling, is to equip the individual with liveable thinking and doing, brain and hand combined skills; skills that will ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Of Ameri 2.0 And Collapsed Banks!
    Today 8217;s piece discusses two recent happenings in the country. Unfortunately, the happenings have brought into disrepute names of two persons I hold in high esteem. One is a political actor and the other is a member of the clergy. Today is ex ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Akufo-Addo Was Royally Betrayed by Boakye-Agyarko
    I am surprised that the General-Secretary of the Limann-founded and Nkrumah-leaning People rsquo;s National Convention (PNC), Mr. Atik Mohammed, has the effrontery and chutzpah to issue an ultimatum to President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to either promp ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Is Boakye Agyarko on Trial Already?
    I read Dr. Rainer Akumperigya rsquo;s analysis of the so-called AMERI Deal ndash; 2 renegotiation scandal that led to the dismissal of Mr. Emmanuel Boakye Agyarko, the Energy Minister and former Akufo-Addo Presidential Campaign Manager, with more th ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The Tragic Death Of Two Ghanaian Students In Germany
    Indeed, students William Emmanuel Lartey and Akwesi Abbey, are confirmed dead by the German police, after drowning in lake Pullinger Weiher, near Freising, as published by lsquo;Daily Guide. rsquo; ModernGhana reference: ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The Banking Chaos and Dr Kwabena Duffuor’s place in it
    There is chaos within the banking industry in Ghana. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Martin Amidu, Name Seeking Personality Or A Real Citizen Vig...
    The name ldquo;Martin Amidu rdquo; in Ghana is one of the most popular names that any Ghanaian knows taking out the name of the first gentlemen of the land and that of the Vice President. The name is synonymous to Citizen Vigilante in our politic ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • A Tribute To Mr. Joseph Henry Mensah (J. H. Mensah)
    MOURNING A GIANT POLITICAL STATESMAN MR. JOSEPH HENRY MENSAH (J.H.MENSAH) I write personally in my capacity as a FOUNDING MEMBER of the powerful GHANA DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT (GDM) in Hamburg, founded by Mr. Joseph Henry Mensah in exile who was inte ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Kotey Scribbles: The Luxury Car Tax Shenanigans
    See, I have tried. I have tried my very best. In fact, I have prayed on it for understanding. But it has not. It is still not and I am still trying to convince myself that this lsquo;luxury rsquo; tax, makes sense. But I rsquo;m sorry, it does not m… ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Ken Thompson Writes: Collapsed Banks Did Not Fail; They Were...
    On August 2nd we woke up to 30 banks. When we went to bed a day before there were 34 banks. Five banks that had 39;kaput 39; had now become Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited. Five had become one; UniBank, Sovereign Bank, Construction Bank, ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The night nobody sleeps in Tlaxcala, Mexico
    On a typically pleasant August 14 afternoon in Huamantla, an unassuming town in Tlaxcala, Mexico's smallest state, preparations are already underway for the evening's festivities. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Deposit-taking or not: The curious case of Menzgold and the ...
    The posturing of the BoG in recent times has been met with mixed reactions from some depositors in particular and the public as a whole. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Discrimination Of Non-Jewish People In Awarding Nobel Prizes
    Does the Noble Peace Prize often award to the wrong people? This phenomenon is increasing, as non-Jewish people received 86% of Nobel Prize awarded between 1900 and 1950, 71% of those awarded between 1950 and 2000, and 68% of those awarded ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Social Media And Its Negatives
    One of the most effective tools widely used by all is social media and it 39;s appropriate to say the world has been made easier and smaller since its introduction. The usage of social media platforms has offered us the opportunity to inte ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Did Otabil miss financial ‘spirit’, eye to detec...
    It does seem Pastor didn't quite possess the financial 'spirit' and eye to detect that the financial engineering his CEO engaged in was beyond normal limits of risk. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • I stand with God…I stand with Ghana…I stand with...
    Hmm, so I find the whole 'I stand with Otabil' posters quite interesting. Why not 'I stand with God' or 'I stand with Ghana' or 'I stand with Integrity'? ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Edwinology’s Lab: Sober down, settle down and yes R...
    The first test of the critic is not his facts but his emotions. The first test of the defender is not his emotions but his facts. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • NASS Invasion: A symptom of Security Agencies’ Recklessnes...
    The Tuesday, August 7, 2018, illegal and despotic invasion of the nation rsquo;s foremost democratic institution has attracted widespread condemnation not only from well meaning and good spirited Nigerians, but it has also drawn the ire of the int ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Global Suicide Prevention
    September is the month to learn more about how to prevent suicide. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. The following observan ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Truly I Perceive That Mensah Otabil Cheats Prosecution
    A typical Ghanaian is not without a perverted pleasure to defend Church leaders willy-nilly, even if such defense dents the image of the church. The rhetoric around self-acclaimed pontifical televangelists and their clandestine dealings/businesses ar ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The Tax Debate On Whether Or Not Religious Institutions Shou...
    I have followed the tax debate for sometime now in relation to a public declaration by the GRA headed by the commissioner general to extend the tax net to religious institutions.It is important to understand the need for man to honor the obligation o ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Safe Spaces And Employable Skills For Sustainable Youth Deve...
    Undeniably, young people in all countries are both a major human resource for development and key agents for social change, economic development and technological innovation. Consequently, in the last five decades and counting the United N ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Trump versus Journalism: The Travails of Fourth Estate
    You have to give it to him: President Donald Trump loathes the Fourth Estate with a dedication verging on caricature. He splutters at the members and rails at their observations with adolescent rage. He sees some of its members, not without a few sol ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Ibrahim Mahama Overtakes Alfred Agbesi Woyome in Swindling G...
    This publication is not about ethnocentrism. It is about telling the absolute truth in an attempt to finding solutions to blocking the leakage of State funds and assets into the pockets and ambits of some so-called rich and powerful individuals in Gh ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Authoritarian Revocations: Australia, Terrorism and Citizens...
    Contrary to any popular perceptions of Australia rsquo;s legal system, a dislike of rights reigns with pious conviction on both sides of the political aisle. Rights are the stuff of nonsense and nuisance, revocable for those deemed undesirable. The A ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
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