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Before the events of last Saturday when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the postponement of the elections four hours to the opening of the polls, ...

President Muhammadu Buhari (L) and opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria, our big and powerful neighbour, never ceases to amaze me. Just when you think they cannot possibly do anything that can surprise, they find something to outdo themselves.

The systems didn't get us here - we got here because people in positions of control have overridden internal controls and laws, little at first, then a little bit more, ...

Emile Short, Chairman of the Ayawaso West Wuogon (AWW) Commission of Enquiry.

Throughout the proceedings of the Ayawaso West Wuogon (AWW) Commission of Enquiry hearings, a few things have struck me, some of which I do not doubt resonates with many friends and foes on here:

In this rule-by-political-self-interest, the guilty do not get punished if they are members of the ruling party; no matter how loud the government’s condemnations, ...

File image – Irate youth at salaga burn down the head office building of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) after Damongo was named as the capital of the newly carved region.

In this 21st century, we still have people who do not appreciate that this land mass is now Ghana, not Akyem, Asante, Mfantse or Ga-Dangbe.

Some publications these days and some of the stories that our news outlets put out obviously tick the first with the news box; but would fail the reliability and truth test. Unfortunately, the damage that is done first with the news cannot be undone.

The writer, Elizabeth Ohene

I don’t quite remember when the concept of the information overload came into use.

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