Thursday, January 21, 2021

Harruna Attah writes: The Bagbin miracle, ballot papers snatching, coup attempt and hollow inauguration

This immediate past Wednesday, January 6 2021, I started off the day with something approaching a depression – one of those situations when you feel some unhappiness needling you, but not knowing what to...
President Akufo-Addo with the 5 new court of Appeals judges

Who judges the judges…as democracy rots slowly?

“Democracy rots slowly. Sometimes its decay is perfectly legal, helped along by legislatures and embraced by the courts. It happens when elected officials deliberately tilt the game to their own advantage.” The human being is...

Harruna Attah writes: Kumepreko 2021

Fiddling while Rome Burned. Ghanaian prayers and good sense may yet forestall such a conflagration, but poor Roman Emperor Nero in 64 AD, could not be helped by prayers or good sense and his name...

Video: An illustrated book dedicated to the memory of J.J Rawlings

‘CHANGES’ the Dawn of a Revolution, tells the story of Ghana’s June 4th 1979 revolution and the events directly related to it. Since it is not meant to be a detailed account, it obviously...

Harruna Attah writes: Vilest Legacies?

Introduction My commentary today should have been under the title “Fiddling While Rome Burned”. I had the draft ready for peer review, but then I came across the commentary below in The Guardian. Though American-centred,...

Election petition: Mahama’s case in simple terms – Sammy Gyamfi writes

On the matter of the 2020 Election Petition filed by HE John Dramani Mahama: 1. The 1992 constitution of Ghana, specifically article 63(3), requires the winner of a Presidential election in Ghana to obtain more...

Opinion: Why I voted for KON

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah as the Information Minister in the last 3years contributed immensely to help the npp government stand the test of time in the following multifaceted ways: 1. The Press briefings introduced under his stewardship...

Tax Exemptions Bill: The crucial money-saving bill dying with the 7th Parliament

The 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic will expire midnight on January 6, 2021. Although this Parliament can boast of some very important legislations such as the Right to Information Act, Vigilantism and related Offences...

Ghana’s 2020 Polls: The Explosive Suicide of a Promising Democracy

The world must listen and take a serious view of what is on the horizon somewhere in Africa. The current happenings in Ghana are suggesting that the West African nation is marching itself close...
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Election of the speaker of the 8th parliament, what to look out for –...

The position of Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament as I know it, historically, has been reserved for persons above 60, except on two occasions when Aaron Eugene Kofi Asante Ofori-Atta, the fourth speaker of the...

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