Category: Editorial

The Cholera Epidemic: Ama Could Have Done Better!

The headlines are regular and morbid: Cholera kills 4, Cholera spreads in the capital city and Hospital turns away cholera patients because it is full. Health facilities, particularly in the capital city, Accra, are reeling under immense pressure to cope with the ever-increasing cases of cholera being recorded almost every hour. The continuous increase in cases and the attendant deaths […]

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Cape Coast Hospital Feeding Palaver And Matters Arising

The Times was indeed, stunned by the news that the authorities of the Cape Cost Teaching Hospital have cut down on the feeding of in-patients. Just as all other Ghanaians, we find this decision by the authorities somehow shocking because, it came without any prior notice or information to the government. This is the first instance of such an action being […]

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KUDOS, GHANA GAS COMPANY!

The news of the Atuabo gas has come as a huge relief to all Ghanaians, and undoubtedly, raised hopes that we are getting close to solving the country’s energy deficit. It is good news that the Atuabo Gas Plant has been finally completed, after the successful hydro testing of the pipelines from offshore to the facility, last Monday. According to […]

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Securing Our Borders!

The Ghanaian Times published yesterday, a security threat looming along the Ghana-Togo border at Aflao. According to the report, Togolese border security officials have clandestinely opened unapproved routes along the border, and extorting monies from people who use them, in and out of the two countries.

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Let’s Be Committed To Fighting Corruption

Ghana’s democratic credentials as the most peaceful and democratic country in a troubled region, continue to confound most cynics. Honestly, nobody can be accused of wishing that the country would fail in its democratic forward march. Fact is, many believe that Ghana’s success is due to the nature of the people who are God fearing (Fame Nyame), generally peaceful, and […]

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A MESSAGE TO EOCO

The Financial Division Two Court on Tuesday, protected the sanctity of free speech and the freedom of the media when it ruled that The Ghanaian Times Editor, Dave Agbenu, and its Chief Reporter, Castro Zangina-Tong, were not in contempt of the court. The applicant, The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) had prayed the court to commit the two senior […]

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LET’S THINK ABOUT GHANA

LET’S THINK ABOUT GHANA

WORKERS across the country embarked on demonstrations in the regional capitals yesterday, to draw government’s attention to the worsening economic situation facing the citizenry. The one-day demonstration, spearheaded by Organised Labour and led by the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC), received an overwhelming endorsement by workers of all sectors.

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THE MONOPOLY IN THE CEMENT INDUSTRY SHOULD BE BROKEN!

The current shortage of cement in the country, which has necessitated an adjustment in its price by the manufacturers, is very disturbing. Its price has been raised to GH¢30, depending on where it is sold in the regions. Currently, construction firms are being compelled to lay off their workers due to the unavailability of cement.

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THE BAN OF ‘OKADA’ SHOULD BE ENFORCED

THE BAN OF ‘OKADA’ SHOULD BE ENFORCED

Under the Road Traffic Act, Act 683 of 2004 and Legislative Instrument (LI) 2180, the commercial use of motor bikes in the country, the popular Okada, is completely illegal. The law is clear on the Okada operators, who are holding innocent citizens to ransom.

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Our Poor  Girls Need The Sanitary Pads

Our Poor Girls Need The Sanitary Pads

NOTHING is more symbolic of all that is wrong with our society, than our propensity to mock at, and turn very important national issues into mockery. We often turn important national discussions into trivialities, reduce their significance and eventually dump them. Nothing is seen in its own clear perspective, and discussed dispassionately in the country.

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