Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Nadowli-Kaleo NPP Primaries: Will popularity or competence triumph?

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency will, on September 28, 2019, decide on who leads the party ahead of the 2020 parliamentary elections mainly on two qualities: popularity and competence. At the close of...

Skills development in Ghana: What next after Kazan expo?

WorldSkills Kazan Expo 2019 may never be witnessed again. However, the fond memories the expo exposed the Ghanaian delegation which I was a member too, will forever remain with us. Ghana did not compete in...

The New Primary Curriculum: Building Character, Nurturing Values and Developing 21st Century Skills

Arguably, the clearest indicator of the long term prospects of any nation is the quality of its education system. At the heart of every successful society, is the delivery of quality education anchored on...

Patriotic Epistles with Kabu Nartey: Replace Akufo-Addo’s portrait with Manasseh’s in your offices

This week, as part of my Patriotic Epistles series, I will suggest one among the many solutions to some of the precarious issues facing this country. On corruption, I have proposed this paradox of...

How potential of massive e-waste dump in Ghana can be harnessed

Agbogbloshie in Ghana is a vast urban area that houses a massive e-waste recycling dump. Situated on the banks of the Korle Lagoon alongside the Old Fadama slum, it is home to around 80...

Ghana’s sanitation challenges worsen; as new technology, such IRECOP is yet to get govt...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo may attract a zero score on his performance card as far as his Jamestown Declaration is concerned-when he boldly stated his vision to make Accra the cleanest city in...

Pre-tertiary curriculum for KG to Primary 6 – What you need to know

Why introduce a new curriculum? The structure and content of the old primary curriculum has not kept pace with the modern-day needs of our rapidly changing nation. It is overloaded with subjects and content, with...

Patriotic Epistles with Kabu Nartey: To the martyrs; to the civilians and to the...

A month ago, I wrote an article whilst I was on a visit to the University of Rwanda. I shared my observations about their security system, particularly the security protocols around their Chief Justice...

The Garden: The culture of entitlement in relationships

Just last week I was having an intimate conversation about how the culture of entitlement in relationships is the reason why many are miserable.  The issue of love vs ownership popped up a few...

Entrepreneurial mindset and the startup capital syndrome!

All through my life, I have always craved to be financially free. Financial freedom as I define it, is being able to live the rest of your life without ever having to worry about money. The...