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Did mate Bawumia sleep on the job for the driver to end up in the ditch?

 Ghana’s second most powerful man last Wednesday joined the ranks of the ubiquitous conductors on our commercial buses—trotro— to sell himself to Ghanaians ahead...

Bright Simons: Ghana’s Billion-Dollar “Timber Merchant” Deal to Protect Taxes

Yesterday, the President of Ghana announced that he has engaged the local affiliate of KPMG, one of the “Big Four” global professional services firms, to...

Barely 6% of women get elected in District-level elections in Ghana: Media must help change the narrative

Women form 50.7% of Ghana’s population but just about six percent of them get elected in District-level elections. Analysis of two data sets obtained from...

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Judicial terrorism versus “investigative terrorism”

It hurts when judges are lumped together and tarred with the same brush of indignity and scorn. I’m not a...

Full text: Manasseh Azure Awuni’s public lecture at the University of Ghana

On Thursday, March 2, 2023, Manasseh Azure Awuni, the Editor-In-Chief of The Fourth Estate, delivered the 75th  Anniversary public lecture...

Why chieftaincy must suit the modern Ghanaian state

The influence or otherwise of chiefs in Ghana has again come under scrutiny. This time, it is about their inability...

A rent control system that cannot be controlled

Adoley (not her real name) and her sister had no idea how unbearable their one-year stay would be when they...

Tears for LPG users, a dirge for our falling trees

One bag of charcoal is GH₵90. A 14.5kg of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) is GH₵240. What will you opt for? That...

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