Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Fact-Checker: Details of the two sides in the KIA privatisation impasse

What are the facts of the Kotoka International Airport ‘sale’ brouhaha? Background In April 2019, a cabinet memo indicated that a private company was being considered for an agreement which would have the Aviation Ministry...

Fact-Checker: Fiifi Kwetey’s claim that NDC always wins elections with 8 regions ‘mostly true’

Has the NDC always won at least eight out of ten regions any time they win elections? CLAIM: Any time NDC has won elections in this country it has done so by winning at least...

Fact-Checker: Buaben Asamoa’s PISA test claim against Jane Naana false

Did Ghana rank last in the PISA 2013 test?  CLAIM: Ghana ranked last in PISA 2013 test and education minister Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman took the country out of the competition. VERDICT: Ghana has never...

Voter’s register: Full details of Supreme Court judgement

The Supreme Court has released a 29-paged judgment detailing the reasons behind its decision to dismiss a suit challenging the compilation of the new voter's register. A seven-member panel of the apex court on June...

Entrepreneurship in Ghana beyond Covid-19 – Why we need the Ghana Startup Network

Data made available by the International Monetary Fund shows that covid-19 will cripple the global economic growth will decline by  -3.0%. Other bodies such as  U.S-based CB Insights is also  projecting  global startup financing will...

Sijibomi Ogundele (Sujimoto): Meet the Agege boy that built a $400million company

Dressed in a simple Polo T-Shirt on a Friday Evening, Sijibomi Ogundele, Nigeria’s youngest Billionaire and Luxury Real Estate Czar, can be seen on the Lucrezia project site, in the prestigious Banana Island neighbourhood,...

Harruna Attah writes: A case of bad manners…

A Hausa proverb I like very much goes like this and please pardon the spelling: “Tabarman kunya, da hauka ake nade wa.” Let us repeat: Tabarman kunya, da hauka ake nade wa.” It is a catch-all phrase...

An open letter to Philip Osei Bonsu (OB) of Asempa FM Ekosiisen fame

Dear OB, You must Apologize to Kweku Baako Let me start off with a congratulatory message to you for your recent elevation to the position of Programmes Manager at the prestigious Multimedia Company. I am without...

This is not textbook. It seems the NDC has a clear vision and a...

A while ago, I made my first appearance at the Centre for Public Discourse Analysis ( CPDA) hosted by  CEO and Political Communications Expert, Dr Etse Sikanku, to discuss what this avant-garde move by...
Auditor General Daniel Domelevo

Opinion: Domelevo’s ‘victimization’ a dangerous precedent

Legal luminaries and governance think tanks have warned that President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to use his executive powers against a Constitutional Officer, such as the Auditor-General is a bad precedent, dangerous for the survival...

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