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The ICC and Africa: Is the Treaty Body Truly Biased Against the Continent?

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is indeed a court and nothing more, that was established by a treaty, the Rome Statute, in...

Africa’s solution to waste management and portable sanitation

In a bid to get closer to the Millennium Development Goal of halving the 2.5 billion people without sanitation access, innovative solutions...

PDS: Government shouldn’t rush into a new concession agreement

As is now widely known, the concession agreement between the Government of Ghana (GoG) and Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) has...

What you didn’t know about life in Zongo: My experience

Zongos are often populated communities inhabited by people of Northern Ghana and other West African countries. Hausa is the main language of...

Arts biased 20-year-old student ends up in engineering, the story of Juliana

Engineering is certainly a programme not to be joked with. Indeed, it is said that without having the brains to memorise complex...

‘Dead Goat’ v. ‘Live Goat’: The unreported case of 2020 elections (Part 1)

In 2012, an election which was blemished with rampant irregularities and inane showcase of thuggery had to find its footing in the Supreme Court...

Takoradi missing girls’ DNA results – Is it negative or positive?

The Head of the Ghana Police Forensic Laboratory, Supt Dr Kofi Adjapong Afrifah, has said the DNA tests to determine whether there...

Maybe we want them to steal – Elizabeth Ohene writes…

I tell a story about a friend of mine who became a First Lady. I am not sure I should mention...

Africa still in the era of slavery, apartheid

No African country is independent! I will say this over a thousand times with confidence. Africa has not gained its true independence; slavery and...

The new primary curriculum: Building character, nurturing values and developing 21st century skills

Arguably, the clearest indicator of the long term prospects of any nation is the quality of its education system. At the heart of every...

Pre-tertiary curriculum for KG to Primary 6 – What you need to know

Why introduce a new curriculum? The structure and content of the old primary curriculum has not kept pace with...

Busia’s daughter sends message to Akufo-Addo over naming of UENR after father

Part one of a series:  INTRODUCTORY REMARKS  Your Excellency, with my highest regard and most humble submission,...

Why PDS is far better than ECG

I have been following keenly, the various reportage on the PDS bond guarantee, and having studied the various narratives and processes led...

Ewuradjoa writes: My nine-hour journey to Dromankese and the land of ‘Monkeys’

Wheeew! (Sigh) How does it feel to sit on your butt for close to nine hours and journey all the way to...

40-50% of infertility in marriage caused by men, stop victimising women alone

Every couple should be respected regardless of the state of infertility in their marriage. Child bearing...

Check out what caffeine does to your body

On a daily basis, most people consume caffeine without necessarily being aware of it. The morning tea we drink at...

Why gov’t must include private schools in free SHS policy

The former South African President, Nelson Mandela said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.

Why reading should be everyone’s hobby

Reading is an imaginative activity. Try being one of the producers of a movie, now having to picture how best every scene will roll...

The 54 medicine policy by Ministry of Health, Ghana: a policy evaluation

Introduction In general, public policies are designed or formulated to solve defined public problems that affect society as a whole or...

Assessment of 275 MPs: Issues of credibility and verifiability

I would like to, first of all, congratulate scholars at the Department of Political Science, University of Ghana, for their efforts, time...