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Commentary

Role Of Media Regulators In The Wake Of Kasoa Murder

Sunday April 3, 2021 on the Christian calendar represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The news of the killing of an eleven-year-old boy Ishmael Mensah allegedly by his teenage friends Felix Nyarko 15, and Nicholas Kini 17 at Kasoa...

The need to restore value systems in Ghana

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE NEED TO RESTORE VALUE SYSTEMS IN OUR SOCIETY. Countries build nationhood which ensures that each community is glued together to bring about unity, progress and development. Progress and development come about as a result of the...

Enforce Laws On Truck Containers

NEWS COMMENTARY DISCUSSES THE INCREASING RATE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS. Incidents of trucks laden with containers slipping off their platform onto the road, causing injury, death, and obstruction to traffic flow are not new in the country.  All road-users including motorists...

Need for increased state support for the Public Service Broadcaster, GBC

NEWS COMMENTARY ADVOCATES THE NEED FOR INCREASED STATE SUPPORT FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTER, GBC TO LIVE UP TO ITS MANDATE. During the Appropriation Sitting in Parliament for the Ministry of Information’s 2021 budgetary allocation, the Minister of Information, Kojo...

Lessons from Life of Late Tanzanian President

AFRICAN NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM: LESSONS FROM THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LATE TANZANIAN PRESIDENT JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI. The outpouring of grief and tributes from all over the world to the late Tanzanian President, John Pombe Magufuli, is in apparent negation...

Admission of Two Rastafarians Into Achimota School

COMMENTARY DISCUSSES THE ISSUES SURROUNDING ADMISSION OF TWO RASTAFARIANS INTO ACHIMOTA SCHOOL Article 17 (2) of the 1992 Constitution states that, ‘A person shall not be discriminated against on grounds of gender, race color, ethnic origin, religion, creed or social...

Promoting peace between Muslims in Ho

NEWS COMMENTARY CALLS FOR PEACE AMONG MUSLIMS IN HO FOLLOWING THE RECENT CONFLICT. Ho the Volta regional capital has been noted as a peaceful Metropolis. However, due to recent conflicts between two factions over who to lead Muslims in prayers...

The 2021 budget: Austerity or hope for economic transformation?

The 2021 budget and fiscal policy statement of government was passed by Parliament after a heated debate. In news commentary, Raymond Tuvi, a Media and Development Consultant analyses the economic policies outlined. The Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the...

Need For Ghanaians To Support The 2021 Budget

NEWS COMMENTARY ON 2021 BUDGET STATEMENT AND ECONOMIC POLICY The 2021 budget focused on the need to complete all previously initiated projects, consolidate the economy and continue with new programmes for the benefit of the people. The previous practice where...

One Year Of Coronavirus In Ghana

NEWS COMMENTARY ON ONE YEAR OF CORONAVIRUS IN GHANA Exactly a year ago, Ghana announced the first two recorded Coronavirus cases in the country. This was after few months that the World Health Organisation (WHO) had declared the disease a...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...