Category: Editorial

LET’S CURB THESE ACTS OF LAWLESSNESS

The acts of lawlessness displayed in connection with a court trial in Kumasi by some people said to be members of a vigilante group known as the Delta Force has brought great waves of shock to various people in the country. The court was hearing a case of assault and destruction of public property against 13 members of Delta Force […]

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MAHAMA AYARIGA’S UNQUALIFIED APOLOGY

According to legal experts, willfully displaying disrespect for the rules of a legislative body amounts to contempt. This explains why Mr Mahama Ayariga’s case of unsubstantiated claim of bribery allegation against some MPs was considered contemptuous of parliament. However, this paper is happy that at long last, before the rise of the country’s legislative body for the Easter break, the […]

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MISUSE OF PUBLIC FUNDS

Funds allocated to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are geared towards achieving certain results meant to facilitate socio-economic development for improvement in the welfare of the people. When these funds are well utilised by the MDAs, they help to bring about improvement in various areas within the public sector. The end result of this is general growth and development […]

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‘GALAMSEY’, A THREAT TO LIFE

The high level of pollution of water bodies in the country is a real life-threatening situation staring the country in the face regarding the total destruction of the country’s sources of water that are meant for treatment for drinking purposes and other uses. Needless to say, water bodies in the country have been polluted with chemicals, making the treatment of […]

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RAISING COCOA PRODUCTION

For several years, cocoa has remained the mainstay of the country’s economy. Substantial revenue has been derived from the cocoa sector, making it possible for the promotion of socio-economic development in various parts of the country. In recent times, however, the level of production of the cash crop has dwindled to abysmally low level. The fall in production has been […]

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LEGAL BACKING FOR ZONGO COMMUNITIES

One major move instituted by the Akufo-Addo administration to gladden the hearts of many people in the country, including Muslims, is the creation of the Zongo Development Fund. This is the first time such a fund has been created to promote the development of the Zongo communities. It is for this reason that efforts would have to be made to […]

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TONY BLAIR’S VISIT

A few days ago, a former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, paid a visit to the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo. The former UK Prime Minister expressed his commitment towards the development of Ghana. He emphasised that he would use his experience acquired in office as prime minister to help in the process of change and development for […]

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LET’S ENCOURAGE HYGIENIC STREET FOODS

One common lifestyle of many people in the country is the purchase of street-vended foods in different places during various times of the day or night. Due to faltering economic development as a result of various factors, street food vending has become increasingly important in the economies of many African countries. The street food vending business is thought to contribute […]

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CEASING STUDENTS’ VANDALISM

Acts of vandalism by students in our tertiary institutions over issues that could have been resolved peacefully raises serious concerns as to whether some of our tertiary students have the right frame of mind to pursue education at the tertiary level. University education is meant to prepare students to take up leadership qualities and help run affairs at various levels […]

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ELECTRONIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM, A TIMELY INTERVENTION

A major channel through which huge sums of money are channelled into private pockets of certain people in the country is the procurement system. The procurement system has been backed by law to ensure that value for money is achieved in all forms of purchases in the public sector. Unfortunately, after practising it for some time, it has been noted […]

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