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What is tribalism?

ghanaweb Columnist: Allotey, Henry Kpakpo Professor Kofi Awoonor of blessed memory once wrote a book eulogizing his birth tribe. In his book, he referred to himself as Ewe first and Ghana second. As usual, some misguided and illiterate Ghanaians, mostly Ashantis bashed and labeled him ethnocentric. They held out Professor Kofi Awoonor as a symbol of Ewe ethnocentrism in Ghana. ...

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Sankofa:SPECIAL EDUCATION CARRIES NO STIGMA

Picture: credit thunderpaw.com Source: African Spectrum As strange as it may sound, some parents of academically-challenged children in the African community don’t want to have anything to do with the Special Education Program. Now, to say that the parents’ opposition to this important educational program is irrational would be an understatement. By adopting such a wrong-headed attitude, the parents risk ...

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Rawlings is the man!!!! by

Source: Ghanaweb Columnist: Hardi, Ibrahim Today, Ghana is laughing loud and thankful to God for using Jerry John Rawlings to emancipate the country. Love him or hate him, his place in history is surely guaranteed. Besides our first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, no political leader has had as much of an impact on Ghana as Jerry John Rawlings, whose legacy ...

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Danquah Was Right—“Vampire Politicians”

By Michael Dale-Asiedu ’Where you make the pay of ministers too attractive, you tempt all sorts of vain pretenders and charlatans to turn politics as a service into a profession of money making’, Dr. J.B. Danquah. This assertion is true and rightly so as it dissects in an unequivocal manner the poignant happenings in both our two main political parties ...

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Corruption In Ghana Now Is Like A Football Commentary

By Katakyie Kwame Opoku Agyemang And here is the line-up of the US$1m team: Woyome, Betty Mould, Isofoton, Waterville, Muntaka, SUBAH, Asongbata, Barton Oduro, Atuguba, Abuga Pele (GYEEDA), Victoria Hammah. Substitutes: Asiedu Nketiah – the Blockmaker, Lordina Mahama, STX Korea, Cal Wilson, Hannah Bissiw, Ayariga Tractors, Joe Gidisu, Okudzeto Ablakwa. Match Commissioner: Jerry John Rawlings, Asiedu Nketiah’s “Barking Dog” Security: ...

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Al-Hajj Peddles Lies

Source : Ghanaweb featured article writer Rodney Kyei. A newspaper that peddles pure lies about the Mahama administration time and time again, has to be called to account for debasing journalism, by the journalists’ Association and the public. The fact that Al Hajj continues to publish lies all intended to sow conflict within the ranks of the NDC and the ...

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Sankofa:The Tragedies of African Democracies – XVI …: why the best doesn’t mean good

By Prosper Yao Tsikata “Price Waterhouse, Single Spine Salary Structure, Gas Waterhouse, and Double or Triple Spine Salary Structure, it is circus with no end in sight.” Economics with Tears The title of this section derives from my high school fantasies with a basic economics textbook, “Economics without Tears.” Metaphorically, this book was to provide candidates sitting for the ordinary ...

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Owusu Ansah in grave error about tithes

Source: Brother Amartey (ghanaweb.com featured article) I read Owusu Ansah’s article, ” You Are Cursed if You Don’t Pay Tithes,” on Ghanaweb yesterday and was appalled at the exhibition of biblical ignorance and illiteracy. My brother, Owusu, is in very grave error regarding the tithes. He got it ALL WRONG from A to Z, and I chose to write this ...

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