Category : Ghana Opinions

News / Ghana Opinions - 1 day ago

Open Letter to the First Lady

Adoption of a Strategic and Comprehensive Approach to Maternal and Child Health Programming in Ghana July 16, 2017 Your Excellency, I was delighted to hear of your decision to take on the mantle of saving Ghana's mothers and babies. Like many Ghana...

News / Ghana Opinions - 3 days ago

Can satellite make science popular in Ghana?

In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene ponders whether Ghana's new satellite will change attitudes towards science. We do not like science very much in this country. We prefer to ascribe spirit...

News / Ghana Opinions - 3 days ago

There is a law on noise making, let's enforce it

For some time now, some parts of Accra seem not to go a night without the excessive music from speakers on the streets, at pubs and from some churches. In my neighbourhood, Lapaz, workers barely sleep well at night because of the excessive noise fro...

News / Ghana Opinions - 4 days ago

Public safety a mirage in Ghana?

Let me begin this with a confession. After the admonition to diasporans to "stop whining ", I have taken to thinking of a place in Cape Coast called, "Kawanopaedo" (Keep quiet). While in that mood, I remembered the President' s inaugural exhortation...

News / Ghana Opinions - 5 days ago

A short story: The Friend Zone (Verse 1)

All was quiet. The wind was the only thing being heard and all eyes were cast behind from where a figure was supposed to emanate. No one dared to move an inch. Everyone’s breath was held up as they waited in anticipation for the arrival of their mas...