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Maybe we want them to steal – Elizabeth Ohene writes…

I tell a story about a friend of mine who became a First Lady. I am not sure I should mention her name, so, let’s say she was a First Lady in an African country. A week after the inauguration ceremony at which she became First Lady, she went to her village to have a meeting with the group of ...

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From a loudmouth slanderer to a ‘small-mouth’ beggar – The story of Kennedy Agyapong

  ghanaweb.com Columnist: Alhajj Suleman Amongst all the frivolous allegations he levelled against ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, what bled my heart was the lie he told about the weeping widow of the late MP who was gruesomely murdered, JB Danquah. What a careless heart this talkative possess. He claimed that the window, who has about 2 or so ...

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AN OPEN LETTER TO JOHN DUMELO

Iddi Muhayu-Deen has written a sensational open letter to the new NDC parliamentary candidate, John Dumelo. Dear John Dumelo Let me begin by congratulating you for winning the NDC parliamentary primaries in the Ayawaso West Wuogon (AWW) constituency to become the party’s Parliamentary Candidate in the constituency for election 2020. I also wish to welcome you to the enterprise of ...

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A world of superstition, frustration and disillusionment

Many years ago, the story was told of how one of Ghana’s top football teams participating in a continental tournament went to consult a soothsayer for the outcome of a crucial match. According to the story, the team was told that they would win the match except that the first player to score a goal would die. As should be ...

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Prophets and pastors are not God

It is mind boggling and worrying the way people tend to invest all their time and faith in a fellow human! In as much as I do not see myself in any position to criticize the powers that Pastors and Prophets use to perform miracles, I think many of them contribute largely to the obsessions their followers often have with ...

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The Semi-Detonated Grenade Of Phones In Our Jails

Mobile phones have for at least, the past two decades, become indispensable companions in our daily lives. They come in handy in diverse circumstances and have undoubtedly become tools for social cohesion today. Communication in all forms are facilitated by mobile phones; voice and video calls, text messages and various multimedia messages are transmitted through this medium. Businesses, families and ...

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Awake people, for God and Country

It started as a simple traffic jam, in and of itself not unusual in Accra, or Ghana or the world over for that matter.  Many different causes account for traffic congestions everywhere.  Eventually however, the news trickled in, and like most news reporting here, facts often get mixed up with rumour and innuendo.  Progressively though, the facts begun to congeal ...

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“Silent Corruption” vs. Professor Lungu’s thoughts?

By Cletus D Kuunifaa That no one is a repository of knowledge will guide us in this write-up. Concepts are dynamic and demand our interpretation of them to suit our discussions. The fact that a word like “Cyber” gains notoriety and enjoys explosive use with the rise of the internet in the early 1990s should not surprise us. As a ...

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