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MANASSEHS FOLDER: How ethnocentric NPP fuels NDCs tribal politics

In February 2014, I delivered a speech at the Springboard Road Show in Tamale. When the time came for questions from the audience, one young man wanted to know why ... more
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Prince death spurs tributes in purple

The life of the singer Prince, who has died at the age of 57, is being marked with purple-coloured tributes. Buildings, newspaper front pages and websites across the US and ... more
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Prince, singer and superstar, dies aged 57

The hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57. Police were summoned to his Paisley Park estate early on ... more
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Letter from Africa: Ghana’s exam cheat scandal

Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene looks at the novel ways that schoolchildren cheat during exams. *************************************************************************************************************** While the whole world has been focusing on the Panama Papers leak, we have been ... more
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Motel owner secretly watched guests have sex, deal drugs and murder over 29 years

A motel owner has reportedly been peeping at guests for over 29 years at his Manor House Motel in Denver, Colorado. Gerald Foos purchased a motel in 1969 and secretly ... more
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Gmail April Fools’ joke backfires

Google is usuallypretty good at April Fools' jokesbut this year's gag mayhave backfired. For one day only, Gmailusers can choose to 'drop the mic' during email conversations. As Google puts ... more
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Do you blame the opposition parties seeking their own security protections?

Recently, there is an ongoing debate about whether any of the opposition parties or only the government should have the power to provide security and protection for all Ghanaians. This ... more
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MANASSEHS FOLDER: Why victimised NPP does not deserve our sympathy

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) is under serious political persecution. That is the glaringly awful spectacle any objective watcher of our disturbing political scene would see. But I dont ... more
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Bright Simons makes Fortune’s 50 Great Leaders; Merkel, John Legend named

President of mPedigree Ghana’s innovation giants has been named in the 2016 edition of the Fortune Magazine 50 great leaders. Bright Simons was named together with other seasoned global icons ... more
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Feature: Terror alert!

WHAT WE FEARED HAS HAPPENED! were the words spoken by the Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel, to announce the Brussels attacks. For me, he did not only express the pain ... more
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SCHENGEN VISA: On what grounds can your visa be refused? Pt. 3

Introduction This is a continuation of our last two articles on the grounds for Schengen visa refusals. In todays article, we will consider the ground that the consulate will refuse ... more
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DYING WITHOUT A WILL: When RIP means Return If Possible!

When Mrs. Thompson lost her husband, it was as if her world had come to an end. When she met him 25 years ago, he had just left middle school. ... more
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