Category : Ghana Thinks

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

The secret diaries of the Chibok girls

One of the Chibok girls freed in May has been telling journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani how a diary was kept of some of her three years in captivity with Boko Haram Islamist militants. One of the oldest in her class, Naomi Adamu was 24 when she and...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

If I were Dan Kofi Okudzeto

Once in a while, you meet someone who may not be a family member but connects to you like one. You can also meet someone who may not be a father but relates to you as one. That is how I felt connected to Mr Dan Kofi Okudzeto the first time I met him...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

MTN Mobile Money fraud – An inside job?

Mobile money is great. However, MTN Mobile Money is far from great. In fact, it appears to be an endless case of fraud peddling from its mobile money vendors. It’s strange how we hardly hear of Tigo Cash, Vodafone Cash or Airtel Money fraud cases ye...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

National Media Commission, where are you?

I have read in disbelief the 20th October, 2017 press release from the Ministry of Communications under the caption: "MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFERS REPRIEVE TO SANCTIONED FM STATIONS" While we may somewhat commend the Ministry of Communications...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Serving your spouse is serving Christ

She called me one day to tell me that anytime she sees me, she wonders whether I don’t know the true colors of men. She said I am young so I don’t know how wicked men are. When she sees me going up and down, she laughs… I have a problem with general...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

Obituary: Prof. J R Anquandah

The late Prof J R Anquandah obtained a B.A. Honours at the University of Ghana, Legon, as his first degree in 1963. He then took a post-graduate course in Archaeology at the University of Ghana, that earned him an Academic Diploma in Archaeology (1...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

If not now, when, oh when, Dr Kwesi Aning?

In Ghana, it is easy to make a fool of oneself. Journalists – or shall I say people purporting to be journalists – tend to call for comments on national affairs from anyone who holds a big position. Especially if that person happens to have the abb...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 1 month ago

All hail the consistently consistent critic

The essence of democracy has brought about the freedom of expression, thus, creating room for all manner of opinions from all quarters including those from dissidents and conformists. Don’t you love democracy? A form of government that can armed a...