When she finally walks down the aisle on Saturday, June 8 to say “I do” to the love of her life, Sarah Omega will not only be making a major step in her life, but also celebrating a freedom and peace of mind that she almost lost a few years ago.
My good friends, much has been said about or against me anytime I write anything to express my opinions about the Asantehene (Otumfuo Osei Tutu II), especially within the context of hardcore national and local politics.
Without a doubt, things are getting better in Ghana. The ‘better’ here has no political party connotation at all (as in a ‘Better Ghana’ agenda) because slogans do not put food on the dining table (if you have a table at all). When you look back, say—20 years, the quality of life for more people has improved. Many have succeeded in dragging themselves out of decaying poverty. But deep wounds don’t heal easily and fast. They require lots of tender loving care with the right medication to heal. Binding deep wounds in bandages do not lead to healing; they only fester.
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Kwadwo Asamoah a. k. a Gawusu, who has been described as a staunch member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was violently attacked by a group of 12 armed men who shot and butchered him to death at Ash-Town in the Manhyia South Constituency in Kumasi. Gawusu was said have been relaxing with a friend, only known as Aliki, at about 2:30 p.m. when he was attacked.
The Director of the Legon Centre for International Affairs (LECIA),
Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, at an evening of media encounter with top
officials of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Accra on May
16, described Ghana’s nation building as works in progress and urged the media
should not lose sight of how vulnerable our nation is in its attempts at nation
building. Click this link for the full statement.
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