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Power dynamics in Ghana’s political space: the NPP in focus

Political parties have had their history in Ghana due to the instability that characterised the country’s political space since the country gained independence in 1957 Political parties are formed with the ultimate objective of winning power to implement their policies and programmes as outlined in their manifestoes. Therefore, the instability …

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The baobab: The majestic tree of life

In Africa, especially in the Savannah region, where the weather is dry and severely hit by climate change conditions, making it difficult for many trees to survive or thrive, the Baobab Tree survives, thrives and also serves as source of life for many living creatures all year round. Background The …

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Injuries, trauma and road accidents killing more people in Ghana than three major infectious diseases

Injuries, trauma and road traffic accidents kill more people than malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Ghana. Globalization, urbanization, motorization and other environmental factors are among some reasons behind these injuries and trauma, which usually come with huge implications such as disability, loss of income, huge …

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Profile: Marricke Kofi Gane, Independent Presidential Candidate, 2020 Election

Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, a 46-year-old Independent Presidential Candidate for the 2020 General Election, with the campaign tagline, “Gane4Ghana” is a Chartered Accountant and a Management Consultant. Known to many as Kofi Ghana, Mr Gane was born to a trader mother and an engineer father as the third of four …

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How to prevent kidney disease: Book review

Chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic kidney failure, is the gradual loss of kidney function, says Dr Nsiah Asare of the Ghana Health Service. According to Dr Akosua Ampomah Asomaning at the Renal Unit of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, most patients on dialysis (due to kidney failure) are under …

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Oga! Gone, but not forgotten

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, behold… “God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Revelation 21:3-4. Family, friends and …

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Impact of COVID-19 on Ghana’s petroleum upstream sector

The fangs of the new Coronavirus, since its appearance in late 2019, have cut through all sectors of national economies leaving nothing unscathed.  For the global energy sector, it has resulted in a historic dive in oil prices, way below projections of many oil-based entities and budgets of national governments. …

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Full text of Ghana Supreme Court decision on New Voter Registration case

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE IN THE SUPREME COURT ACCRA – AD 2020 CORAM: YEBOAH, CJ (PRESIDING) DOTSE, JSC BAFFOE-BONNIE, JSC GBADEGBE, JSC MARFUL-SAU, JSC AMEGATCHER, JSC KOTEY, JSC 25, JUNE 2020 CONSOLIDATED WRITS SUIT NO. J1/9/2020 NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS PLAINTIFF VRS ATTORNEY-GENERAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF GHANA. …….. .. DEFENDANTS …

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