Opinion

  • WordDigest: When things turned around (47) There was liberty
    Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. KJV Apostle Paul visited the church in Macedonia. One significant thing about the church in Macedonia was, they were cheerful givers. ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 hours ago
  • The Best Strategy Is To Have A Strategy, Revised
    The above title is so dear to my heart. In fact, this is the second time I have used that statement ldquo;the best strategy is to have a strategy. rdquo; When I wrote an article under that caption somewhere in 2015, it received wider media publicati ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 hours ago
  • Bawomia & Mahamah wedding reception
    Argentina’s Messi on whom I had my bet was also at the mercy of Croatia. I couldn’t believe it. Any way that is what happens when there are too many ‘professors’ in the same ‘department’. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 hours ago
  • Is the GFA an NGO?
    I would like to wade into the controversial Ghana Football Association (GFA) brouhaha which has gripped the generality of Ghanaians lately. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion10 hours ago
  • The Media: Fourth Estate And Fifth Columnists
    Professor P.A.V. Ansah of blessed memory in quoting the famous BBC broadcaster, John Tusa, on the latter rsquo;s lecture on the media as fourth estate and fifth columnist, added: ldquo;Fourth Estate or Fifth Column ndash; it is not an antithesis ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion15 hours ago
  • 2019: “One Nation Bound In Freedom, Peace And Unity”
    ldquo;Wicked propagandists continue to spread vicious lies about me for political gain, including claiming that I once asked Muslims not to vote for Christians. This must be the height of absurdity. How could I ever say that, when whoever vote ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion20 hours ago
  • The Wages Of Corruption
    One of the wages of corruption is the derision-laden denial former President John Mahama, through his spokesperson Joyce Bawa Mogtari, is spewing on the public space about his integrity. How shameful and ironical when the truth about the stuff the fo ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion21 hours ago
  • The Catholic Church in Resistance: Priests, Child Abuse, and...
    The tradition is represented as noble, the confiding link between confessor and penitent, a bridge never to be broken, even under pain of death. Taken that way, the confessional is brandished as the Catholic Church rsquo;s great weapon against the wi ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Things Politicians Do To Make Voters Angry
    In 2016, over 15 million people were issued with Voter ID cards. This potentially makes them Ghanaians. This is because, according to the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, any possessor of the national voter ID card lawfully acquired is ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Sexual Extortion In Ghanaian Schools: Teacher Motivation Or ...
    In schools sexual involvement of a staff person with any students, regardless of age, is prohibited by school policy, teacher registration rules, and national laws. Government, parents, opinion leaders, stakeholders, NGOs, etc. Are all putting in ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Happiness Made In Africa
    It may be likely that many doubt if at all there is happiness in Africa because, among all the continents, Africa has suffered all kinds of internal and external atrocities, including slavery, colonial aggression, wars, ethnic conflicts and medica ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Albinos Lives Matter
    Africa is a place often referred to as the Dark Continent, in terms of colour, but there is something more associated to the term dark, controlling the minds of people to indulge in satanic rituals and demonic activities. Woe unto you if you are b ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Trotro Medicine
    Selling medicine in Ghana is as ordinary as selling pure water. At every corner of our villages, towns and cities, there is sales of medicine. At the market squares, one can spot medicines neatly arranged on tables, the same way vegetables are sold u ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Anybody Who Is Against Anas Is A De Facto Enemy Of State
    A couple of years ago, I wrote a piece entitled lsquo;Ghana Should Be Renamed Republic Of Corruption rsquo;. Those with sentimental thin skin, coupled with hypocrisy, were offended by just the title. Their basic reason was that I shouldn 39;t be ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving,...
    In a recent article titled lsquo;Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts rsquo;, I pointed out four conflict configura ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • The Multi- Teacher Associations – Necessary Or Not?
    I wish sincerely to register my concerns on the substantive issue as to whether or not it is necessary for Ghanaian teachers to belong to different teacher union groups. My mind is as follows: Presently the Ghanaian teacher associations are NAGRAT ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion22 hours ago
  • Saying much about nothing
    So much they say about nothing. Their strumming guitars and voices sing not of the rot in the country neither do they extol the works and deeds of the mighty. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion1 day ago
  • From irregular migrants to refugees: The circle continues
    From the United States of America to Europe, the world is battling an exponential rise in undocumented and irregular migration which poses several challenges on the countries of origin, transit and destination, as well as migrants themselves. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion1 day ago
  • Essay: Life misused – Final part
    He looked at the small boy with his black curly hair and smile on his face that was warming is heart. He looked into his brown eyes. Years back in hospital when the midwife had come out from the operation theatre presenting him wrapped in a thin blue ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Essay: Life misused – Part 4
    For some time husband and wife did not have sex together. His spirit was feeling something between them was not right. Her behavior towards him was no longer attentive, tender or caring; as if she was living in a different world. Phone calls would re ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Leaving the UN Human Rights Council
    The margin between what is a human right as an inalienable possession, and how it is seen in political terms is razor fine. In some cases, the distinctions are near impossible to make. To understand the crime of genocide is to also understand the pol ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Rocking the G7: Trump Stomps His Allies
    Disruption, disturbance, eruption, the words crowning the presidency of Donald J. Trump, who has effectively demonstrated an idea made famous by Nazi doodler of law and political theorist Carl Schmitt: politics is defined, not by identifying with fri ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Fire And Fury Inside The Chest Of The Founder
    In the Holy Book, there are two types of prophets who fascinate me a lot. One is called Prophet Nathan. His modus operandi is shrouded in secrecy and yet effective. Instead of shouting warnings to the Israelis anytime they went astray and wayward, he ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The FBI said I was my parents’ stolen baby but
    When a one-day-old baby, Paul Joseph Fronczak, was stolen from a Chicago hospital in 1964, the terrible story made headlines across America. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Simpa Panyin: Ibrahim Mahama and Kennedy Agyapong paid me fo...
    Social justice is not only when you profess it or when you become a victim; social justice is when you choose to stand out in defense of the vulnerable, and the minority, regardless of the risks and the cost to yourself. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Ibrahim Mahama And Kennedy Agyapong Paid Me For The Articles...
    Social justice is not only when you profess it or when you become a victim; social justice is when you choose to stand out in defense of the vulnerable, and the minority, regardless of the risks and the cost to yourself. For three weeks straight, ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Book Review: Ghanaian Environmental Law – Internation...
    As Sarpong rightly notes, Ghanaians are bound by certain customary environmental norms. These customary norms regulate, among other things, the ownership and use of resources such as land and water. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • The American Government, CDC And WHO Exposed
    James Comey: Former FBI Director Who Doesn rsquo;t Know That Aids And Ebola Were Biological Weapons? It 39;s really hard to accept and even to respect European and American leaders, knowing perfectly well that they are a brood of vipers, h ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Culture Or Religion Should Not Be Used By Man To Impose Duti...
    Domination is not part of any true religion: It rsquo;s only a cruel and heartless man will be happy to see his wife dressed like that in the scorching sun. Many writers are inspired by other writers. I get my inspiration by reading the Bib ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Lying Under Oath Is A Disease Every Politician Has
    The former director of FBI, James Comey, and President Donald Trump. Which of them is a professional liar? As a writer, I don 39;t have anything to do with guns, only pens and computers to write and publish the news, yet my articles haven ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • 10 False Vaccine Safety Theory Causing Iatrogenic Diseases
    The life of a beautiful baby destroyed by a vaccine According to The World Mercury Project Team WMP, we are living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically afte ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • The  Killer Floods Again
    Monday 39;s downpour in Accra proved us wrong when we thought this year would be bereft of the annual ritual of flooding. The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) after the de-silting of the major drains in the city expected the floods not to come. ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Would The Incorruptible Mahama Please Respond To Amidu’s B...
    Well, Ex-President Mahama can claim birth right to incorruptibility but some of us can only take him seriously if he comes clean on the Brazilian Aircraft deal as revealed by former Attorney General under the late Mills and the current Special Prosec ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Dictatorship Redux: The CDC –led Government Clamp Down on ...
    The threat on the life of Journalist Johnathan Paye-Layleh of the BBC for asking President Weah about his commitment to implement the TRC Report was not enough to demonstrate that the government of George Manneh Weah has exhibited a symptom of the re ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Back In Time
    Ted sipped his fourth bottle of beer, drunk in lost hope that very night wondering how everything ended up this way. Winning the best student of his graduate year with a strong first class degree just five years ago made him very confident. That ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • USA’s “Soft” Coup In Ethiopia
    The USA has launched a ldquo;Soft Coup rdquo; in Ethiopia in an attempt to relieve growing revolutionary pressure from the Ethiopian people after 3 years of failed martial law rule. These past three years had seen brutal repression with th ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Rethinking Into Ghana’s Educational System
    It is about time we focused more on our talents than going to school. Why should you worry if you can play football but get D in Geography? Is there a relationship anyway? Why should you worry if you can sing but get C in Mathematics? Why sh ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Why Delegates Must Vote For Messr Stephen Ntim In The July 2...
    The race to get the next national chairman for the NPP to lead the party to the 2020 elections is getting closer, keener and more interesting. It is very clear that the race is between Mr. Stephen Ntim and the acting national chairman, Mr. Freddy Bla ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • WordDigest: When things turned around (46) Christ’s gr...
    But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. KJV Apostle Paul wouldn 39 ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Throw Back
    As I sat under a cocoa tree adjacent to my house, I began to remember the past.Indeed the past was superb. I began to reflect on those I started with.Those I knew by face and those I didn 39;t. Those who were close to me as well as some ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Opinion: Engineering And The Society; Flooding And Sanitatio...
    I delivered this speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ghana Institution of Engineering earlier this year. I support a group called NShoreNa. Its mission is to promote beach tourism in Ghana. When we started NShor ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Biafra Freedom and the Quest for Igbo Independence
    Since the last nineteen years there has been a revival of the quest for the reestablishment of the defunct Republic of Biafra. Between 1967 and 1970 Biafra existed as an independent state apart from Nigeria. The boundaries of the new country were bas ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Osun 2018, Politics Of Zoning, And The APC’s Big Gamble
    Keen observers of Osun politics are never caught by surprise about its unending drama especially during election seasons. Things got to the climax during the preparations for the 2003 elections which saw some of the darkest and lowest periods in O ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion2 days ago
  • Beyond the ‘no-bed’ mantra
    Last week, a 70-year-old man died after about 7 hospitals in Accra had refused to admit him for the same reason,“No Bed�. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion2 days ago
  • Ghanaian By Birth But Not Death
    Every Ghanaian must have a birth certificate. You can get one from the Births and Deaths Registry. In fact it is by law, a required procedure parents must follow once a child is named and ready to face the world. The fact that the Registry is unde ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • A Leader Recognizes The Place Of His Blessing
    When a leader finds the place that God has designed for him, he will become fruitful. This is the reason why I transfer pastors from place to place. I am searching for their Rehoboth, where they will become fruitful and flourish in the ministry. This ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Must know: expiry and best before dates on food products
    Though many people often confuse expiry dates with best before dates, these two labels connote different information. Food labels provide a wide range of important information about foods; understanding these information is critical, relying on th ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Can Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Fight The Vaccine Mafia Alone?
    A significant medical advice we often read in the English world is, quot;If you are experiencing a medical emergency, seek immediate assistance from a healthcare provider or call 911. quot; The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Malaria: A Deadly Disease That Still Threatens Africa
    Malaria is a disease different from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome-AIDS, but both have something in common, they don rsquo;t discriminate. Malaria has been a long time tropical disease that has ravaged the African continent before ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu: Was He A Servant Of God Or A Politi...
    Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu is South Africa rsquo;s most popular religious leader, who witnessed the atrocities, massacre, oppression, and killings of South Africans, in the Apartheid era, by the white minority government of South Africa. ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • The Rockefeller Foundation: A Mafioso Family In Sheep’s Cl...
    Many American organizations for decades had built a good reputation, by continuing deceiving the public, yet the media has failed to bring the underworld activities of those organizations to the public rsquo;s attention. Since the outbreak ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • REJOINDER: SSNIT Must Cut Frivolous Expenditure And Keep To ...
    The Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has noted with concern an article posted online on the above subject. Management of SSNIT wishes to respond to the issues raised as follows: (a) The writer refers to SSNIT ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • We Can Use Census Data To Complement NIC Registration
    The current voters rsquo; ID Cards cannot be used for the issuance of the new multipurpose biometric National Identity Cards, as many of the leaders of Ghana rsquo;s main opposition National Democratic Congress are insisting, because in the leadup to ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Road Accidents And The Need To Be Safety Conscious
    Reports on road accident from January to May 2018, state that, one thousand and eight (1008) lives have been lost through road accident and this is more than ten percent over last year. Are majority of Ghanaians aware that in the last five months ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion3 days ago
  • Common sense analysis that exposes gaping holes in Kwasi Nya...
    A cursory read of the Press Statement by the former GFA President indicate that there are many issues that are even the basis for self-indictment. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion3 days ago
  • Nurses, doctors do not manufacture beds
    Once again Ghana woke up to a sad news of the passing on of a 70-year-old Ghanaian after an inability to admit him in seven hospitals in Accra for reason of “no bed�. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion3 days ago
  • Fathers bring sons back to order!
    Then, what kind of nation is Ghana turning out to be? The main problem is when there is great despair, there is a great outcry of faith. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion4 days ago
  • Recollecting The Past: Sallah In The 1980s And 1990s
    Growing up in Zongo has multiple blessings that are definitely unquantifiable. Quite often Zongo boys (and girls) are labeled, pigeonholed and pushed around as notorious and unconventional in their dealings. But there is always something I am prou ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • The Aboboyaa (Tricycle) Ambulance, Is It Out Of Place?
    ldquo;One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know at the moment; if it doesn rsquo;t turn out right, we can modify it as we go along rdquo; ndash; Franklin D. Roosevelt, former US president. Last week, a sto ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • Nigeria: Emerging Third Force
    Nigerians are a case study in paradoxes. Back home, the 180 or so millions of them can hardly agree on anything. They bicker over almost everything from religion to ethnicity to revenue sharing to appointments of state officials. Agitators for res ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • Is The CDC’s Ascendency To The Wheel Of State Power Truly ...
    We have been bombarded with this fantasy that the 2017 Presidential election that resulted to the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) taking the wheel of power means a revolution has taken place in Liberia. By contrast and within the true sense of ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • Societal Pressures, Huge Factor, To Low Celebration Of Fathe...
    The Chief Executive Officer of Think Twice Foundation Ghana, popularly known in the country as Dr. Think Twice, a leading campaigner against societal pressures in the country, is cautioning to be parents, especially males, to try as much as possible ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • NDC Phobia For Ghanacard
    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) appreciates the potency of the Ghanacard in stemming rigging in future polls in the country. Indeed, as the most effective rigging bulwark in elections in the country, it has put asunder the plans of the NDC to ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • I Am Not Surprised the Other Anthony Did Not Make It – Par...
    I have written many times about the fact that I spent most of my childhood in hospitals and clinics. So, perhaps, I obviously understand and more fully appreciate the pain and trauma that 70-year-old Prince Opoku-Acheampong and his relatives must hav ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • Rami Baitie writes…Wishes
    But how do you handle your special wish? Is it completely unattainable in your mind and therefore you just see it as a hazy dream, way over there, out of reach? ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion4 days ago
  • If you detest your shape or skin colour, just change it. But...
    We live in intriguing times. A time when if you dislike your God-given body or colour as a black African, the flexing is: “pamper yourself, just change it�. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Opinion4 days ago
  • Flashback: Nana Akufo-Addo The NPP Demi-God That Will Hurt G...
    History is littered with catastrophic consequences of choosing a bad leader, and such poor judgements have had serious negative impact on the destinies of some nations, ruining them beyond recovery. Understanding the traits of poor leaders can hel ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • The Precious Holy Spirit
    For several years i went to church, joined the boys brigade and played several keyroles in the sunday school. I was someone who really loved to be in Church but i think it was as a result of the background of my parents. Even though i was a church ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • Motivating And Retaining Teachers In The Public Basic School
    As the government rolled out its flagship Free Senior High School Program, provision was made for teachers rsquo; motivation for the senior high school teachers. The government saw the need to pay attention to the motivational needs of teachers wh ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
  • How Discerning Voters Ignored Mahama’s  Circle Dubai Vote...
    There is no gainsaying the fact that unsuspecting voters have been brainwashed by the unprincipled and manipulating politicians to believing that all that an elected government has to do for its citizens is to provide social infrastructures and am ... more
    ModernGhana -Opinion4 days ago
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