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One beautiful feature of the Dagbon Kingdom system is its centralised political system.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II (middle) with Nayiri Naa Bohogu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga (left) and Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa Sulemana Jakpa I. The three constitute the Committee of Eminent Chiefs set up by former President John Agyekum Kufour in 2002.

“I know for certain that with a peaceful and a successful celebration of this year’s Fire Festival, Dagbon has been restored to its past glory”.

Nigerian criminal gangs are also active in countries like Malaysia, South Africa, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, India and Brazil where they engage in criminal activities like ...

How Nigerian Criminals Across Borders Operate

Written By Ayorinde Oluokun - ‘Every day is for the thief, one day is for the owner,’ a loose translation of a popular Nigerian proverb meaning no matter how long or how well a thief may think he or she has perfected the art of stealing, he or she will sooner or later certainly come to grief. This proverb that has come to be accepted as a truism by many comes to mind with the recent wave of arrests or indictment of otherwise celebrated Nigerians over alleged involvement in criminal activities in different parts of the world.

Nkrumah in the UN general assembly in the early 1960s. Image credit: UN Photo/Marvin Bolotsky

Kwame Nkrumah, the founder and first President of Ghana, died prematurely, in 1973 when he was only 64. On the occasion of what would have been his 110th birthday on September 21, 2019, it serves a national and pan-Africanist purpose to acknowledge his contributions to Ghana and Africa.

Many investors do not read the fine print or the rules that govern the products they go after. As a consequence, in Ghana, many people just ask how much they will get for every cedi they invest.

The Writer, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom

A lot has been said and done about the banking reforms in Ghana and the use of taxpayer funds to guarantee deposits and pay them back to customers.