Sunday, July 21, 2019

Ghana aims for safer skies with new aviation laws

Ghana recently spent $275 million expanding and modernising Kotoka International Airport located in the capital city, Accra. This is part of its plan to attract eight million tourists annually by 2027. A significant increase...

Problem of the Day: Toxic Narratives from the NSMQ

Congratulations are in order to the organizers of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) who continue to deliver a greatly loved and relevant competition in its 26 years of existence. The benefits of...

To whom it may concern; letter to our honourable MPs

DEAR HONOURABLE. WE HOPE THIS LETTER FINDS YOU WELL. AS FOR US, WE ARE NOT WELL. I woke up yesterday to the news that the leadership of Ghana's Parliament has proposed to build a new 450-Seater...

Resistance and collaboration: Asameni and the keys to Christiansborg Castle in Accra

“Yes, you can see the keys. But, you must make an appointment and come back another day. After all, now that we know who you are, for all we know, you may have come...

A case of two Huangs and four Ghanaians

I have always been fascinated by the statue of the blindfolded lady wielding a sword in one hand and a pair of scales in the other. It is a symbol that a Lawyer friend...

The spirits’ saccharine ache

The trees rattled as though singing harsh lullabies to an undeserving yet wailing infant. The night on the other hand feigning oblivion, went about its usual business of paying and collecting its dues, all...

Sydney Scott Sam named in Forbes Africa’s “30 under 30” list

Sydney Scott Sam a young entrepreneur, was one of four Ghanaians named in this year’s Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The announcement was made in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday 28th June, 2019 where...

The Garden: Forgiveness – The fastest way to healing

Recently during a one-on-one session with one of my clients we were talking about healing. She went through a very tragic experience a couple of years ago and so we were just talking about...

Employee disengagement: a humane approach

Organizations are familiar with employee disengagement processes. Be direct, keep it short, walk the employee out the door, shut down access to email, retrieve all company property, communicate to staff etc. Employee disengagement through...

African countries and the state of their environments: the best and the worst

Social and economic changes in Africa are being driven by increasing prosperity and heavy foreign investment. Money has been poured into activities such as road building, forestry expansion, livestock intensification and increasing urbanisation. All...

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