Home / Editorials/Opinion (page 4)

Editorials/Opinion

UNFPA pushes for harmonization of sex education in Ghana

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is leading the process of harmonizing Sexual and Reproductive Health Education in Ghana. It has, consequently, in collaboration with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) among other stakeholders whose work focuses on the area, put together a national guideline document for Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health …

Read More »

Anti-corruption fight must be intensified as Copenhagen readies for international conference

The Danish capital, Copenhagen, where temperatures have started dipping to the regions of 11 to 18 degree Celsius is warming up to host the largest anti-corruption conference in the world. The 18th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) will be attended by about 2000 participants including heads of state, …

Read More »

Without tax justice, there is no development: Africa’s voice must be heard

The emotion was palpable at the United Nations two weeks ago, when, to the sound of traditional Ghanaian songs, the General Assembly bowed to the memory of Kofi Annan. A true global leader, the man who was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006 and co-recipient, with the …

Read More »

Did you know that Ghanaian banks gave out GH¢30b in loans in 2015?

It didn’t take rocket science, or the use of any extraordinary powers for anyone with an eye on Ghana’s banking industry to predict the crisis which results started showing in the last one year with the collapse of seven commercial banks. Very likely more would follow. The Bank of Ghana …

Read More »

Does the future of global food security lie in what Africa does with agriculture?

Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, says the answer is a resounding yes! He believes Africa does not need aid but disciplined investments. According to this …

Read More »

Australia visa scandal: Presidential clearance negates corruption fight, raises more questions

The fight against corruption in Ghana is getting tainted by the day. In the forefront of the perfidious campaign to invalidate the country’s democratic process with inactions against corrupt appointed officials is the government itself. The Executive arm of government, which is increasingly acting more like an extension of the …

Read More »

The tariff war between America and China: Implications for developing countries, particularly Ghana

During the 2016 electioneering campaign, Donald Trump labeled the People’s Republic of China a “currency manipulator” and promised increased tariffs on Chinese exports into the United States by 45 per cent. Trump proposed the idea during a wide-ranging meeting with members of the editorial board of The New York Times. …

Read More »

West Africa Leaks: Watch out for the Ghana story on May 22

Tomorrow May 22, 2018 history will be made in West African journalism as the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) working with the Norbert Zongo Centre for Investigative Journalism (CENOZO), brought together some 13 journalists from 11 countries in the region to dig into 27.5 million files from the Panama …

Read More »