Category : Ghana Thinks

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

The siren privilege; a privilege for all motorists?

Background It is about 7 o’clock ante meridiem, the early stages of morning rush hour, and motorists are greeted by heavy gridlock on the Liberation Road. As traffic moves slowly and steadily, rear view mirrors catch the image of an approaching blac...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Confessions of a ‘Witch’

That night, the weather was foggy and frosty. There had been a heavy downpour late that evening. The silence of the moonless night was breached by the chirping of the crickets and the croaking of the toads. In this village lived Old Nmaa. Old Nmaa h...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Why should we hire you? Know exactly what to say

According to statistics, about 48 percent of youth in the country are unemployed. The African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has indicated that the greatest challenge facing Ghana is rising youth unemployment. Chief Economist at ACET, Dr...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Memoir of a Fishmonger’s son

Back in the early 1990s in Tema New Town, in the thralls of deep-seated poverty and illiteracy, just two months before the start of the World Cup in Italy, I sustained a serious wound to my left eye while surfing with a wooden board at a local beach...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Some apology!

The Ayisi Boateng apology letter I read on social media was not on a letterhead, and the signature was execrable, so much like the photocopy of a hen’s footprint that I rejected it as fake. I changed my mind only when I read it on citifmonline.com....

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Cryptocurrency is here, where are our local banks?

Few years ago, a certain disruptive technology that was given to kids and online game lovers for free is currently attracting interesting headlines. Now it is hard for a week to pass without it featuring in financial and business news. It has arguab...