Outspoken Journalist, Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper and General Secretary of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, Mr. Kwesi Pratt has waded into reactions concerning the recent statement by President Akuffo-Addo which has caused massive stir among Ghanaians. He has expressed his worries and disappointment in the manner in which the President responded to the appeal made by the Overlord of the Aflao traditional area.
Over the past weeks, Ghanaians have received many devastating reports about the state of the economy. Reports have it that, Ghana may run to the International Monetary Fund again - a Minister also announced that the public sector is full. Recently, the President Akuffo-Addo has being sparking controversies with his comments; especially during interviews and his tours.
If You Live In The Zongo communities And You Have A Running Stomach, You Are In Trouble -Kwesi Pratt
The Challenge facing many deprived and densely populated communities in the country is inadequate places of convenience for people to ease themselves. Attributing the unresolved problems faced by Ghanaians as a contributing factor to the high unemployment rate in the country, the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior, has revealed that if you live in the Zongo communities and you have a running stomach, you are in big trouble because you have to join the queue to ease yourself.
Outspoken Journalist and Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Mr. Kwesi Pratt has decried the recent high cost of living in the country. He has expressed his worries and disappointment in the recent communiques and statements issued by the government on the state of the economy. According to the firebrand media guru, the reality is a clearly a contradiction to the mantra of the government.
It was all joy for the management and majority of Ghanaians when the new governing board for the National Communications Authority (NCA) finally approved the operations of some popular radio stations whose licenses were revoked. The renewal comes with excitement for Ghanaians who lamented and expressed disappointment in the decision in the NCA's decision in 2019.
Renowned Ghanaian journalist and Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Mr. Kwesi Pratt has waded into reactions concerning the government's decision to acquire a new presidential jet to be used by President Akuffo-Addo on his international journeys. In what he described as a disappointment, he indicated that discussions about securing a new jet should not be a topic for deliberation considering the state of the economy.
The Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency and former Deputy Minister for Education under the erstwhile Mahama administration, Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has responded to the comment made by outspoken Ghanaian Journalist, Mr. Kwesi Pratt. He has indicated that he does not accept Kwesi Pratt's reaction to his fight against the president's exorbitant travels and the government's decision to acquire a new presidential jet.
Sunday, October 10, 2021. Over the past weeks, the media space has been ringing with indignation over the alleged scandal in the admission of students into the school. According to reports available, only 790 students representing 28% of 2,824 students passed the entrance examination.
A veteran journalist and the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Uncle Kwesi Pratt Junior, has asked that as a member of the National Peace council, how can Rt. Rev. Prof. J.O.Y Mante function as a mediator without being bias between people he called witches, wizards, and saints?
The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has proposed a ban on the use of public or government lands for private gains. Reacting to this proposal by Samuel Abu Jinapor on today's episode of 'Good Morning Africa' on Pan Africa television, the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior, has indicated that Samuel Abu Jinapor is one of the young people in government who deserves some commendations for his persistence and clarity.
The debate over the performance of the Minority MPs in parliament continues to spark intense arguments between some section of Ghanaians who believe they are not performing. The Caucus seems to have disappointed millions of Ghanaians after failing to deliver their mouthwatering breathtaking assurances. It was clearly evident during the vetting of Ministerial nominees that were appointed by the president.
The rumors and speculations in the media are that the former Minister of Finance under John Mahama's administration, Dr. Kwabena Duffour, is lacing his boots to contest John Dramani Mahama for the NDC's flag bearership position in the 2024 general election. Reacting to this development in the camp of the NDC on 'Good Morning Africa' on Pan Africa television, the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior, has revealed that he has made about four calls to Dr. Kwabena Duffour for clarifications on his alleged tweet on John Mahama's "do or die" statement, but he didn't respond.
When the price of the Sputnik v vaccines came to light and was being debated as higher than the usual cost, the explanation given to Ghanaians by a joint press briefing by the Ministry of Information and the Ministry of Health was that land transportation, shipment, insurance, handling, and special storage charges were the reasons for the 19 dollars per dose quoted by the supplier.
The Akuffo-Addo led government recently launched a project called the One Teacher One Laptop, which is going to give every teacher from KG a free laptop to aid academics and teaching and learning. This program was launched by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia and the Minister for Education who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe constituency, Honourable Yaw Osei Adutwum.
The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwasi Pratt Junior has claimed that the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Ghana, Reverend Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante needs deliverance. He made this claim on Pan African Television's current affairs Talk Show dubbed Alhaji and Alhaji today, Saturday 4th September, 2021.
Social media has been ringing with indignation over some comments made by the Presbyterian Moderator Rt. Rev. Prof. J.O.Y Mante on the Akuffo-Addo government Agenda 111 project. The man of God, who sought to give a positive feedback on the impacts of the project seems to have attracted the rage of Ghanaians after he described the critics as witches and wizards.
Senior journalist and Managing Editor of Insight Newspaper, Mr Kwesi Pratt is of the view that there is no justification for people to wish for coup d'état in Ghana following the happenings in Guinea. The military overthrow of President Alpha Condé of Guinea has sparked varied reactions among Ghanaians.
The saying that power can corrupt a person has been manifested in Africa, particularly in West Africa. The sad aspect of it all is the age bracket of these African Presidents who don't want to relinquish power after serving their tenure. The consequences of their thirst for power are always at the peril of their citizenry, and the 83 years old Alpha Conde is a clear example of such oldmen who wants to stay in power, come what may.
The news surrounding the arrest of popular man of God who pastors the Glorious Word Power Ministries, Reverend Owusu Bempah has taken over the media space. Undoubtedly, he is one of the powerful and respected men of God in the country, and so is not surprising to see his arrest become a national issue.
The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Mr Kwesi Pratt has waded into the debate surrounding the controversial 'do or die' comment by former President John Dramani Mahama. Speaking on Metro TV today, the veteran journalist argues that it is shocking and strange to see those who defended the infamous "all die be die" comment by Mr Akufo-Addo, whilst in opposition condemning Mr Mahama's "do or die" comment.