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*MY FIRST ACCRA UBER EXPERIENCE – Prof. H. Prempeh*.

So, the usual innovation laggard that I am, I downloaded the Uber app and took Uber for the first time yesterday. The trip was supposed to cost me GHC32. Car shows up at my gate. I get in. About 2 minutes into the journey, the driver, a well-spoken young man, makes me an offer: He could “terminate” the trip for ...

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BAN ON LAWYER ADVERTISING IS OUTMODED AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL

BAN ON LAWYER ADVERTISING IS OUTMODED AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL Most Ghanaians are perplexed by a three-year suspension imposed on Mr. Francis Xavier Sosu, a Ghanaian lawyer, for supposedly advertising his name and number on Facebook. This, according to the General Legal Council (GLC), is based on 1969 disciplinary rules, specifically Rule 2(4) of the Legal Profession (Professional Conduct & Etiquette Rules) ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: FRANCIS XAVIER SOSU’s BAN: The full story, hidden facts and questions

On one blistering afternoon in December 2011, in a law office in Ampomah Estates near Oyibi, there was a meeting of two men both named Francis. The older Francis was an ex-convict who had been detained for 14 years and had got his freedom through the Justice for All Programme. The younger Francis was a human rights and public interest ...

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Captain Mahama’s death prompts soldier to share his mob attack experience

Columnist: Lieutenant Commander Yankey My name is Lieutenant Commander Yankey, I was commissioned into the Armed Forces in the year 2000 after undergoing the Standard Military Course and Regular Career Course at the Ghana Military Academy. The terrific issue at hand has prompted me to tell my story as a Detachment Commander. I was in 2003 posted to take charge ...

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Reflections:Ghanaian Voters, Please Use Your Vote Wisely!

GHANAIAN VOTERS, PLEASE USE YOUR VOTE WISELY!   by CAMERON DUODU     You see them driving along our roads every day. Or rather, you see their cars.   For the cars usually have shaded or smoked-glass windows, so that no-one can tell whether there are real human beings inside, or dogs, dwarfs or mules. Or women being ferried to, ...

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ACHEBE OPENED THE DOOR FOR US

     By CAMERON DUODU (cameronduodu.com) Before Chinua Achebe came on the world literary scene in the late 1950s, African literature was treated by the rest of the world, and more sadly, by many educated Africans themselves, as a quixotic enterprise in which dark forests and evil spirits held all the shares.  At best, its yield was relegated to footnotes ...

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What kind of people are we ?

What kind of people are we? By David Ampofo I made the terrible mistake of watching a bit of the lynching of Captain Maxwell Mahama. I regret it. I can not sleep. I have never seen anything like that before. I know it happens. I’ve seen it on television and on the internet. But I never saw it actually happening. ...

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Dr Nduom reflects on Yoofi Grants Statement!

DID HE REALLY SAY THIS? Why?? “Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Yofi Grant, has stated strongly that the centre will no longer reserve the retail sector of the economy for Ghanaians alone. He maintained that the practice has constrained most business owners in the sector who fear competition from growing and expanding their operations ...

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