Sunday, February 25, 2018

Ghana – the Country that Stopped Reading

One cannot help but ask the Ghanaian educational system, “How is it possible that I hand over a child for seven hours every day, five days a week, and you give me back someone who is basically illiterate?”

Ghana Ends Cabo Verde Fairytale

After a second half surge by Cape Verde, Ghana holds on to a rather emphatic victory, cementing their superiority and booking their ticket to the CAF semi finals.

Ghanaian Medical Doctors – The Ungrateful Bastards

The Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of Ghana’s 2,479.5 PPP Dollars based on GDP versus the United States’ 41,889.57 PPP Dollars means that a Ghanaian medical doctor’s $20,000 a year salary translates into a whooping average of $337,000 annually in the United States. Essentially they are fat cows walking around with the trimmings and scraps of the taxpayer at their behest.

Pastors’ Trip Paid for by ‘Private Sponsors’ – The Other Idiot

And why would government encourage Sponsors to spend more than half a million dollars in sending prayer warriors to Israel when more than half of the country is hungry, dying and sick? Is President Mahama the OTHER IDIOT?

J.J. Rawlings Reproaches Think Tank IMANI

The former president’s disagreement with IMANI Ghana mimics the assertion by the flag-bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) in the 2012 election, Hassan Ayariga, that “Even God, if He comes to Ghana today, IMANI people will find fault with Him, so who am I?”

Ibn Chambas Takes Up Official Duties as UNAMID Chief

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas arrived in Khartoum today to take up the position of Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)...

Danquah Institute Charges Government to Clarify $10bn ‘Hope City’ Project

Policy Think Tanks at the Danquah Institute are demanding from the government of Ghana, clarification on the state’s financial commitment to RLG’s $10 billion ‘hope city’ project which is meant to build Africa's tallest building and ICT infrastructure in the country.

Parliament Summons Health Minister in National Health Insurance Scheme Crisis

Health Minister, Sherry Aryittey has been summoned to appear before Parliament’s Committee on Health over the current <financial crisis crippling operations of the National...

The Tactical Bankruptcy of Ghana’s Technical Bench

I can not hide my disappointment in Kwasi Appiah’s bench for such technical ineptitude and lack of foresight, especially in our last match against Burkina Faso. Right from the group stages to this disgraceful semi-final, our technical bench failed to see and read the opponents’ game plans and how to counter them.

In Bed With President Mahama of Ghana?

Andrew Solomon is the author, and most recently had published, “Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.”