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  • It’s not ‘let’s celebrate’, but rather a vigorous campaign to ‘mask up, keep your distance and vaccinate to stop the spread of the virus’.

An Independence Day with a difference – and a forceful campaign

Written By Ajoa Yeboah-Afari - Today, March 6, 2021, Ghana’s 64th Independence Day should have seen the nation in celebratory mode, with parades nationwide, with the spotlight on smartly turned out school children and security services personnel, as seen every year.

  • For me, Ghana is at a crossroads of national identity crisis: our leaders pretend to lead us, fighting for our rights and benefits but knowing they are only watching each other's back than us, whilst we also pretend to being lead and following. Mostly, ...

Who Is A Ghanaian?

Written By Magnus RexDanquah, the Ghanaian - The ever-lingering question of ‘Who Is A Ghanaian’, which over the years has refused to go away, has come back to the fore in recent times, especially following the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s inaugural address at his swearing-in in January 2017.

  • Evidently, slighting the mother tongue is yielding poor dividends in the Ghanaian society. Growing generations are rapidly losing the linguistic values and legitimate worldview inherent in the mother language.

Marginalise mother tongue, destroy education!

Written By Dinah Amankwah - Increasingly, the Ghanaian tertiary classroom is receiving learners who cannot effectively handle the English Language. Reading is a chore for such learners, apparently, due to the poor comprehension skills.

  • The lack of commitment by our leaders to offer continuous and intentional development for us, Ghanaians, continue to hamper our progress and it is not getting any better.

An illustration showing NASA's Perseverance rover firing up its descent stage engines as it nears Mars' surface. NASA

It was refreshing to watch the successful landing of Perseverance on the red planet, Mars. Seemed like an NFL moment where all of mankind was waiting just for that touchdown to win the Super Bowl. I guess that explains the exhilarating euphoria in NASA offices.