Ghanaian Member of Parliament Murdered at Home

A Member of Ghana’s Parliament has been stabbed to death by unknown assailants. Hon. Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, MP for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region was murdered Tuesday night in his residence at Shiashie near East Legon, Accra, the Police have said. The Police have found ladder suspected to have been used by the attacker(s) to scale the wall and get into the bedroom of the MP. There were bloodstains on the walls and footprints, which were believed to be those of the attackers, in the backyard. The 50 year-old JB Danquah-Adu was a chartered accountant and a member of … Continue reading Ghanaian Member of Parliament Murdered at Home

Benefits of Being in A Romantic Relationship

It’s the month of love and Valentine’s Day is here. In this post we share some benefits of being in a romantic relationship, backed by scientific research. Psychologists have known for a long time that being in secure relationships make us happier, healthier and more productive. “Perceived benefits and costs of romantic relationships for women and men: Implications for exchange theory” is a study published by three professors in 1994. They are Constantine Sedikides and W. Keith Campbell, from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Mary Beth Oliver, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The results … Continue reading Benefits of Being in A Romantic Relationship

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What It Means, How To Respond

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society. The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create … Continue reading The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What It Means, How To Respond

10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

Here are some exciting, profitable home business ideas anyone with sufficient training, expertise or experience can startup. A viable home business provides opportunities for us to turn our expertise and passion into profits. Starting up a home business is also a way of starting a dream business. For persons who are employees, it is a means to earn more income, and the beginning of becoming your own boss. For a young person looking for employment, a home business may be just what you need to launch an exciting career or business. A startup demands hard work and lots of sacrifices. … Continue reading 10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

I Lied About My HIV+ Status: Joyce Dzidzor Mensah

Ms Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, former HIV/AIDS Goodwill Ambassador has said she lied when she publicly declared in December 2014 that she never had HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. “I test positive to HIV in the year 2007”, she confessed. The former HIV/AIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Ghana AIDS Commission revealed in an “apology letter” posted on her Facebook page January 17, 2016. Ms Mensah wrote, she denied her HIV+ status to protect her children who were experiencing stigma in school. “My children started experiencing rejection at school making my little boy always telling me he wouldn’t go to school again … Continue reading I Lied About My HIV+ Status: Joyce Dzidzor Mensah

Outline of The Ghana Court Marriage Procedure

The Ghana court marriage procedure seems to be a subject that many want to understand sufficiently well. Among them are persons planning a marriage and students prepping for a test. In this write-up I present an outline of the Ghana court marriage procedure, simple and easy to understand.  First, let’s define what court marriage is. In Ghana, some people use the term court marriage when they mean to say a marriage contracted under the Marriage Ordinance. That’s the term many ordinary folks call it, probably because it’s marriage made in the law court. Wedding, for them, is marriage officiated by a minister in … Continue reading Outline of The Ghana Court Marriage Procedure