Monday, March 30, 2020

An Audacious Strategy to Ensure Young Africa Works

 Emmanuel Ansah-Amprofi didn’t plan to be a farmer. He was content practicing immigration law - until he stumbled on an insight that stunned him. He learned that the onions sold in his local market...

Harruna Attah writes: Corona and the folly of “National” Cathedral

It is not that far-fetched, believe me… I decided to do a little reading into cathedrals before I sat down at my writing desk to do this lament and discovered interesting insights into the differences between a cathedral and other...

Covid-19: Omane Boamah writes to Akufo-Addo

Dear President Akufo-Addo, In my article, Coronavirus disease on a "Crowded Planet", I suggested ten (10) things we can do. Lockdown was one of the ten measures. Mr. President, to clarify, lockdown does not mean total...

Why Ghana needs its own ‘Dangotes,’ ‘Jack Mas’

The world has never been short of givers. From the precious gift of life itself through knowledge to wealth, numerous people across the world have given a piece of themselves to help create a better...

Covid-19: Opinion: The frailty of humanity and the need for God’s intervention

But we all have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteousness are as filthy rags. And we all FADE as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us...

Covid-19: A wake up call for world leaders ?

The COVID 19 pandemic has revealed systemic and leadership failures across virtually all sectors particularly health systems, and these failures are global in nature. These pandemics (and the SARS, EVD, and MERS outbreaks which killed...

Slowing spread of COVID-19 in Ghana; Start with thermometers, end with communication

 I left the shores of Accra, Ghana on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at midday via Ethiopian Airlines en route to Canada. My five weeks anticipated stay was to be hosted by a professional organization...

Covid 19: Why Ghanaians really need to be worried: Eric Egbeta writes

I've come across views that the media is blowing the Coronavirus pandemic out of proportion. People are recovering and the deaths are not so many. I used to think same too till I realized...

[Opinion] Ensuring gender equality in the workplace

International Women’s Day 2020 has been a great opportunity for Standard Chartered to continue to promote equality and inclusion. We know we are heading in the right direction but remain acutely aware of the...

Legislate on the Free SHS programme

Ghana’s 1992 constitution has been crafted in such a way that article 25 and 28 specifically envisage a time where most Ghanaian children shall be educated. This concept is designed to make education progressively...