Celebrating female faces of telecommunications’ players in Ghana

by Sammy Darko at March 8th, 2017

This International Women’s Day, I want to celebrate the New faces of telecommunications’ players in Ghana – they are SMART, they are EXPERIENCED, and they are FIERCE. Above all THEY ARE WOMEN making waves in this traditionally male dominated sector.   A couple weeks ago, I had the honor of attending a historic event organized by […]

Ghana: Essay competition seeks “youthful manifestos” ahead of November polls

by Sammy Darko at April 24th, 2016

An Essay competition to challenge the youth to draw up a manifesto that captures their needs and aspirations has opened in Ghana.   African Heights Foundation, a youth civic advocacy group in Ghana, is the power house behind the competition dubbed “the Voices of our generation (VOG) Essay competition”. The competition is another way to […]

Should the “poor” who deal in Narcotic drugs be exempted from punishment?

by Sammy Darko at April 2nd, 2016

The jailing of one Ama Forson for the offence of possessing Narcotic Drug contrary to section section 2(1) of PNDCL 236/90 has sparked debate in the country on the need for the courts to be merciful towards “poor” people who are caught in such cases.   BRIEF facts: jailed Ama Forson is a drinking bar […]