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Dr. Wereko-Brobby writes...The ruler and the Monarch

This is my Contribution to the Otumfuo@20 Celebrations. It is an Opinion Piece I penned 20 years ago after the newly crowned Asantehene’s...


Ghana: The land of unkept promises – A piece of Benjamin Akakpo’s mind

Only yesterday I followed a story from the Xinhua news agency which spoke of how Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, had, this past...


A piece of my mind: 10 lessons learnt from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris

1. ACCIDENTS HAPPEN Accidents do happen. That's why they are called accidents in the first place! But when they do, how...


Prof J.H. Kwabena Nketia and the humanities

On April 4, 2019, I delivered the 60th Anniversary Lecture of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences entitled: “Sixty Years of Scholarly...


Seidu Agongo Writes: We can only grow when we empower our own

Once, I asked myself: why are the staff of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) so much interested in the wellbeing...


Imani Alert: Ghana discovers Africa’s biggest oil deposit but may lose $7.2bn

On Thursday 14th February 2019, the Ministry of Finance in a press release sent from Oslo, Norway, confirmed Aker Energy ASA’s “significant...


Office of the Special Prosecutor and public anxiety

Corruption, as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, has been common in Ghana for quite a long time. On account of its devastating...


What next for Sudan and its 'master manipulator' Omar al-Bashir?

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is the master of tactics, but the tidal wave of popular protest is beyond anything he has faced before,...


Jobs for all graduates as Dangote plans to change Nigeria in Buhari gov't

The recent statement by Africa’s richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote may bring succour to the millions of Nigerian graduates who flood...


The "panic" in the panic withdrawal syndrome

The crisis that ravaged the Ghanaian banking sector has taken its toll on the investment sector with several companies facing panic...