How the Japanese “Tatami mat” culture translates into their cleanliness

Cleanliness, it is said is next to Godliness among many tongues and faiths, though I struggle to see how that view is practiced in my home country Ghana; a nation with more than 70% of her population professing to worshiping a clean Omnipotent God, yet we do otherwise as if the Omnipotent God we serve […]

Protecting rights of children in conflict with the law: the role of LRC in ensuring smooth juvenile justice system

In a country where implementing children’s rights in general remains a major challenge, the idea of according rights to children in conflict with the law can be a formidable task. With too many other children’s problems to deal with such as the millions of street children and child labourers, female circumcision, and sexual violence against […]

MTN Hitmaker Contestant Qwesi Ishe, Wins the heart of Ghanaian Artistes

An emerging star in the ongoing MTN Hitmaker season 8, Qwesi Ishe yesterday took both judges and audience by storm when he performed Akwaboah’s “Mesan agye wo”. The young lad from the look of things has won the heart of most Ghanaian artiste including Akwaboah and Prince Bright of Buk Bak fame with his exhilarating […]

“Practising of art learnt or a deliberate attempt to strengthen the love bond?”

It was a Sunday, during the late afternoon hours, as I paused momentarily from my cooking chore to spy on my playing boys, this beautiful but rather unusual scene from where I had come from as a Ghanaian caught my eye. A husband in his mid forties sat comfortably as his middle aged wife, gave […]


The look on my face when I put the money on the tray was one that suggested I had had a poor reception judging from where I came from. Back home in my home country Ghana, it was courteous a way and even prestigious to receive money with hands after a deal has been completed; […]

My beard carries more germs than a dog’s fur

“Why do I grow beard, because am neither a woman nor a child”?  My market experience this time around got me seeing an innocent gentleman being mistaken for a thief. I overheard  a desperate scream coming from the crowded market ahead of me, so I watched keenly to understand why the scream and what was […]

Ministers, MMDAs move to tackle environmental indiscipline in Ghana

The Chief Executive of Adentan Municipal Assembly, Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah has reiterated the need for Ministers to laise with Municipal, Metropolitan, District Assemblies (MMDAs) Chief Executives and build consensus to fight the canker of environmental indiscipline in urban areas in order to build resilient cities. He said this on Thursday at the celebration of the […]

FDA organizes breast cancer screening for staff

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organized a Breast Cancer screening and sensitization exercise for its female Staff on Monday, 28th October, 2019 at the FDA Head Office. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world, to helps increase awareness, that will facilitate early screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Breast Cancer […]

Amnesty International ‘schools’ Human Rights Reporters et al. on membership roles

Human Rights Organization, Amnesty International Ghana (AI Ghana) has held a meeting to sensitize its members on the advocacy campaigns, actions and roles it is exploring to end human rights abuses in the country and beyond. The orientation meeting which took place at the organization’s head office in Accra on Thursday October 31, brought together […]

To become that impactful leader, always be ready to serve – Peter Anum charges youth

The Executive Director of the Head of State Award Scheme – Ghana, Peter Akai Anum has challenged the youth who aspire to occupy various leadership positions in every facet of their lives to be committed in offering voluntary services wherever they find themselves. According to him, constant offering of voluntary service (s) holds the key […]