We’ve had some interesting catch-phrases within our body-politic, especially in the 4th Republic. There was the time in the Jerry Rawlings’ regime that the presidential jet at the time was referred to as a “Flying Coffin”, mostly, by members of that administration.
The Ghanaian US based investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Taylor has clashes with the NPP Bono Regional Chairman, Kwame Baffour Abronye DC and NPP party again. Kevin Taylor has stated that when the NPP wanted power in 2000, it branded itself as party who listen and will attend to the needs of Ghanaians and they were compassionate and ready to learn.
Mahama is a member of the Gonja ethnic group from Ghana's Savanna area, and he hails from Bole. Mahama was born in Damongo, in the Northern region's Damango-Daboya constituency, into a political family that dates back to the country's First Republic. Emmanuel Adama Mahama, a wealthy rice farmer and teacher, was the first Member of Parliament for the West Gonja constituency and the first Regional Commissioner of the Northern Region under Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah, during the First Republic.
Today is the day the founder of the Republic of Ghana was born. Today is a great day in remembrance of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and he must be celebrated. With his visions of building a better future for generations to come he really need to be celebrated.
Many children grow up looking up to their parents for direction and inspiration in life.Their perspective of life and motivation are usually greatly influenced by their parents and very close relations.This is very common especially in areas of education and career choices. Many parents who find themselves in certain professions considered very prestigious and respectable are most likely to push or urge their children to pursue such occupations.
Ghanaian politics has been replete with tales of fall-outs involving once allies; likewise, opponents becoming bedfellows as we go through a political life’s journey, that can aptly be defined as “permanent interests; with no permanent friends”. Our first President, Kwame Mkrumah fell out with his most trusted cabinet minister, Komla Agbley Gbedemah; General Ignatius Kutu Acheampong was overthrown in a palace coup by his colleagues in his Supreme Military Council administration.
It is only natural to have a child take after their parents in terms of looks.It is usually nothing out of the normal when such happens.It however assumes a whole new level of admiration and awe when these attributes are very extreme.In other words, even though it is normal to have a child resemble their parents, the level to which people admire and express surprise of this phenomenon will always be there especially when the resemblance is really close.
Guinea Coup Plotter Came to Ghana to borrow something. Check out what it was during his coup speech.
The name Mamady Doumbouya is trending far and wide. Mamady did just one thing. To plan and execute a coup which ousted Guinea's President Alpha Condé. It was the only thing he felt was right to be done in order to rescue his people from what he termed as a "dire political-situation".
Many have showered praises at Ibrahim Mahama for his Dzata cement.Many say this will encourage local industries and solve unemployment.It was also interesting to see government giving their support to Dzata cement especially since it belonged to the brother of the president’s biggest political rival.
The Accra Regional Minister Henry Quartey has vouched to tackle the sanitation situation in Accra head-on.He has received applauds for his efforts with the hopes that it continues.A journalist and a host of the TV3 morning program (New Day), Johnny Hughes has applauded Henry Quartey for his effort to make Accra clean again but suggested that he uses new approaches instead.
Politics is an interesting activity that has gained either the interest or the displeasure of citizens in all parts of the country. We have people who genuinely have interest in politics despite the fact that they do not derive any benefit from it. On the other hand, most politicians have a different mindset for their interest in politics; personal benefits.
Jerry John Rawlings was a Ghanaian military officer and politician who led the country from 1981 to 2001 and also for a brief period in 1979.He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.
Jerry Rawlings, who was Head of State of Ghana from 1981 to 1993 and President of Ghana from 1993 to 2001, created the National Democratic Congress (NDC), a social democratic political party in Ghana. The international community put pressure on Ghana to restore democracy after the formation of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC), which ruled after a military coup on December 31, 1981.
In Life it has been made emphatically clear that the successful ones are those who do or engage in businesses they have passion for.
The American-based Ghanaian journalist Kevin Ekow Baido Taylor has admitted that he over criticized the late former president, Jerry John Rawlings, when he was alive.He has now realized that most of the things Rawlings spoke about Akufo Addo and Kuffour were true.Kevin Taylor made this admission of being overly critical of the late president on his 'With All Due respect' program yesterday 4th May, 2021 when he accused Ex-President Kuffour of being mute to the hardships in the country.
It still remains a mystery who killed the three High Court Judges and a retired Army Officer on the night of March 30th 1982.The gruesome act occurred some three months into Jerry Rawlings’ revolution of December 31st, 1981.
Communication member of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akomea has made his thoughts known on President Nana Akufo-Addo's travels to Britain and Germany. Member of parliament for North Tongu constituency, Hon Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa allegations levelled against President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken a new twist as Nana Akomea's comment sought to defend the issue at hand.
Chairman Ofosu Ampofo is the Chairman of the National Democratic Congress. Today, he announced that the National Democratic Congress will celebrate its 29th anniversary tomorrow, Thursday, 10th June 2021. The NDC party has managed to exist from 1992 to 2021. According to the announcement, the anniversary will celebrate this anniversary at their national headquarters, Adabraka.
On 19th March,1982, the Black Stars won their last AFCON in Libya.
Ghanaians are still groaning about the budget that was read in Parliament last week by Hon.Kyei Mensah Bonsu.Ghanaians are still confused as to why they will have to pay for things they had been told earlier were free.