Category Archives: Opinion

The best products on the market fail too: … a reflection from the 2020 parliamentary election

“Marketing is not a race to add more features for less money; rather, it is our quest to make change on behalf of those we serve – and we do it by understanding the irrational forces that drive each of us” – Seth Godin. Many a time, companies define their indices for assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of their products

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Busted: NDC’s Felix Ofosu Kwakye caught ‘chopping’ another man’s Girlfriend [Video]

Felix Kwakye Ofosu, the NDC’s parliamentary candidate for Abura Asebu Kwamankese constituency in the Central region, has been caught in a sex scandal. Kwakye Ofosu, a former deputy minister of Information in John Mahama’s administration has been reportedly caught sleeping with a woman who is set to get married soon. A video has popped up showing a man who looks

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Akufo-Addo’s speeches are all full of lies, dishonesty and hypocrisy – A Plus

Kwame A Plus known in private life as Kwame Asare Obeng, former Pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) member, says President Akufo-Addo has told nothing in his speeches but lies, dishonesty and hypocrisy to Ghanaians. A Plus shared his opinion about the sitting government of the political party he once supported on his social media handles on Monday 28 September, 2020.

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THE ROLE OF AFCFTA IN POSITIONING AFRICA IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Written by: Princess Sekyere Bih It is a known fact that global governance was well structured, administered and controlled by institutions created without Africa’s inclusion at a time when they were under colonial bondage (Uhomoibhi, 2019). Therefore, as late actors, their influence was challenged given that their interests were not taken into account in the policies and programmes that were

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Post-Harvest loss in watermelon and tomatoes in Northern Ghana: A case of seasonal glut or market system failure?

A Policy Advocate and Consultant in Agriculture and International Trade, Emmanuel Wullo Wullingdool, has share his thought on whether or not the perennial post-harvest loss in watermelon and tomatoes in Northern Ghana is a case of seasonal glut or market system failure. He writes … It’s yet again that time of the year in the Upper West Region of Ghana

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Civil society organizations and government relationship in Ghana — what is the way forward?

Over the past few days, there has been some back and fort between the Civil Society Organization (CSO) and the government over some mineral royalty deal entered into by the state. Though the work of CSOs over the years has been very useful in the governance of the country, the current relationship between the state and the CSOs does not

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The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: Essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah Buadu [part IV]

The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now and the citizens’ role in causing financial loss to the state: the essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic. This is the continuation of our previous article The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah

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The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah Buadu [Part III]

The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now and the citizens’ role in causing financial loss to the state: the essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic. This is the continuation of our previous article The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah

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The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah Buadu [Part II]

The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now and the citizens’ role in causing financial loss to the state: the essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic. This is the continuation of our previous article The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah

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The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now …: essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic – Nana Abankwah Buadu [Part I]

The fate of Ghana in 100 years from now and the citizens’ role in causing financial loss to the state: the essentials of shaping the thoughts of our body politic. IntroductionThe well-being of citizenry depends solely on the purchasing power of the country on the global competitive economic market. This translates to the total monetary worth of each individual in

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Policy makers in Africa misunderstand and are ignorant about the caliber of the citizenry – Prof. Gyampo

In a Facebook post the political science professor, Prof. Ransford Yaw Gyampo, indicated that there is a fundamental misunderstanding and ignorance on the part of policy makers about the caliber of citizenry that populate developing countries. Ghana is no exception. He continued … In the Course, Strategies for Development in Africa, POLI 356, we first interrogate the theoretical explanations of

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Factors Ministry of Food and Agriculture must consider for sustainable Agricultural policies

Following our publication on July 9, 2020, we promised to bring to our cherished readers a part two of that article. In that piece, a fellow at CEBSAR-Africa and ILAPI-Ghana, Mr Haruna Gado Yakubu, expressed his opinion on Agricultural Policies Vs Political Rhetoric: A vicious cycle in Ghanaian Political Environment. Check that out if you have not read already. Today,

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Agricultural Policies Vs Political Rhetoric: A vicious cycle in Ghanaian Political Environment

A former University of Cape Coast student who is currently a PhD student in Hungary, has expressed his opinion on the above subject matter. In a post on his Facebook page, Mr Haruna Gado Yakubu, writes on the vicious cycle Ghana’s political environment has witnessed when it comes agricultural policies and the usual political Rhetoric in Ghana. His write-up was

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