Features & Opinions

A letter to President Mahama – You are more than a hero

Dear President Mahama To say you are a happy man now means I am massaging the truth. To have your greatest ambition to serve your nation for a second term quashed in an election many predicted you were going to win must be really excruciating. I find your move to call the president-elect to congratulate him a matured one and ...

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Change Came, “Onaapo” Left… What Next?

The streets were well occupied by folks who clad themselves in red, blue and white colours. They chanted victory songs in order to get the message through: “Change is here!” It was like Charlotte Osei, the EC Boss, had given the permission to these guys to throw the city into pandemonium. With loud horns here and there, chanting of victory ...

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The voice of the people

Ghanaians went to the polls yesterday and it is clear that the vote was for change. The clearest evidence was the demeanor of NDC bigwigs at their press conference yesterday. I know that body language. I know the E.C. has not called it but it must, quickly. And when they do, President Mahama must thank Ghanaians, wish Nana Akufo-Addo well ...

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I trust in God, not politicians

Trust in the lord with all your heart and lean not on any man or political party. For the man who trust in God is like a tree planted my the river banks. The Bible says, it bears fruits both in the dry season and raining season. If you will only trust in God, it really will not matter which ...

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Silence is diamond, Mr. Rawlings

One wishes that having officially exited the political scene for some 16 years now, Chairman Jerry John Rawlings would have kept his cool and let those whose generational turn it is presently to run the affairs of the country do the same. Alas, ever since he wistfully handed over the reins of governance, upon considerable pressure from the international community, ...

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The Impact Crew: Ghana decides today

The political process does not end on election day. Young people need to stay involved in the process by continuing to pay attention to the conversation and holding their leaders accountable for the decisions they make. These are words of the renowned Patrick Murphy. General elections in Africa has been the cause of several wars but the truth of the ...

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Mission possible for the Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP)

Election 2016 Ghanaians are going to the polls this Wednesday 7th December,2016, to elect a new government that shall take over the administration of our country from 2017 to 2020. Care must be taken to choose a credible, competent and efficient leader to champion the cause of our dear nation. The electorate are advised against voting on tribal, religious or ...

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The December polls must not be ‘do-or-die’ affair.

The countdown to the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections has virtually come to an end. The December polls will be the 8th general elections of the Fourth Republic of Ghana since the promulgation of the 1992 Constitution. It is refreshing to learn that Ghana’s democracy has survived seven successful elections since the last military government ended in 1992. This is ...

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December 7, Will it be President Mahama or Nana Akufo-Addo?

Ghana goes to the polls on Wednesday December 7, 2016 to elect president and parliamentarians for the next four years. This would be the seventh general elections since Ghana returned to multi-party democracy under the Fourth Republican Constitution in 1992. As usual, the contest is between the candidates of the two leading political parties of the ruling National Democratic Party ...

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This is no way to treat a former first lady

In praise of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings Whilst reflecting on the reasons why the American electoral college system rejected the former first lady, Hillary Clinton at the polls though she won the popular vote, I have been wondering whether it is just because people do not like former first ladies to succeed their husbands in the highest office of state ...

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