Written By Prof. Akwasi Yeboah - In March 1957, at the time of our Independence from the United Kingdom, Ghana and the Republic of Korea had about the same annual per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP). GDP measures the national income and output for a given country.
Written By Nana Ampomah - Is it not significant that on the day that President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo went to his home town, Kibi, to lay a wreath on the grave of an illustrious son of the land, Dr Joseph Boakye Danquah who died at the Nsawam Security Prisons 52 years ago, the Black Stars were fighting for the third position in the 31st edition of the African Nations Cup (AFCON) against neighbours Burkina Faso in Gabon?
I was late as usual. Going to school late was in my DNA. The cane tried to correct the lateness in me but the Ogbanji spirits in me resisted it. It was Monday morning and as usual the lazy math tutor failed to turn up for the first lesson. The math tutor was as lazy as a pregnant woman in her ninth month. So, when I got to school, I didn't play hide and seek, I just walked majestically into the class.
And so it came to pass that they went and came back, breaking the heart of a nation. Thirty-five years is surely a long enough wait and, coupled with our fervent prayers to God, nothing short of the continental trophy had been expected. But the fact that we have waited for too long is not enough justification to claim the Cup; adopting the right approach is what would have won it for us.