Speaker Bagbin Advocates for Inclusion of Chiefs and Queen Mothers in Parliament: A Transformative Approach for Ghana’s Democracy and Economy

  In a move that could redefine Ghana’s political landscape, Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has put forward a compelling proposition: the inclusion of chiefs and queen mothers as members of Parliament. This bold idea has sparked discussions across the nation, with proponents highlighting potential benefits and impacts on Ghana’s democracy and economy. ### Strengthening […]

Uncharted Territory: NPP’s First-time Presentation of Perceived Weak Candidates for Flag Bearership Elections and its Impact on the 2024 Elections

  The New Patriotic Party (NPP) finds itself in uncharted territory as it presents a lineup of candidates for the flag bearership elections that some critics perceive as weaker compared to previous contenders. This unprecedented situation has sparked discussions about the potential impact and implications on the party’s prospects in the upcoming 2024 elections. Historically, […]

Erosion of Press Freedom in Ghana: NPP and NDC’s Struggles with Media Criticism

  Introduction: In recent years, concerns have grown over the perceived erosion of press freedom in Ghana, particularly in the interactions between political parties and media houses. Both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have faced accusations of harassing media outlets that hold them accountable by reminding them of their […]

NPP Navigates Dilemmas: Can Unity Prevail for Success in 2024?

  The New Patriotic Party (NPP) finds itself at a crossroads as internal dynamics among key figures, namely Kennedy Agyapong, Vice President Bawumia, and Chairman Wontumi, raise concerns about party unity. With the upcoming November 4th elections looming, the question on everyone’s mind is how the party can come together to secure victory in the […]

Politicians’ Influence on Ghana Police Service: A Threat to National Security

Title: Politicians’ Influence on Ghana Police Service: A Threat to National Security Introduction: Ghana, a nation known for its stability and democracy, has faced challenges in recent years that have raised concerns about the integrity of its institutions. One such institution facing scrutiny is the Ghana Police Service, with critics pointing to the undue influence […]

Is NDC the Alternative to Ghana’s problem now? Article by social commentator

Title: Is the NDC the Alternative to Ghana’s Problems Now? Introduction As Ghana gears up for another pivotal election season, the question on the minds of many citizens is whether the National Democratic Congress (NDC) represents the alternative solution to the country’s current challenges. With the 2024 presidential election approaching, it’s an opportune moment to […]

Military Takeover in Africa: A Controversial Solution to the Continent’s Woes

  Africa, a continent of diverse cultures, languages, and landscapes, has experienced a complex history marked by colonialism, struggles for independence, and ongoing challenges of governance, development, and social justice. In recent times, the idea of military takeovers as a solution to the myriad issues facing African nations has been a topic of intense debate. […]

My double celebration weekend

It has been a roller coaster of a weekend, taking in Accra, Takoradi, Cape Coast and Kumasi in a mix of work, pleasure, exhaustion and frustrations while celebrating five and half decades of God’s blessings on this planet, on top of celebrating an important success story in the petroleum industry.  Jubilee South East (JSE) Project. […]

A tale of two authors, their books

In the past few weeks, two friends of mine, each with a big and distinguished title, launched their autobiographies. These two men have never met, and on the surface, belong to two completely different professions, and yet they converge and reinforce each other within Ghana’s dwindling sphere of the public intellectuals. It is from that […]