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Ghana’s Heated Elections

TWO issues are distracting the Ghanaian general elections that are 44 days away – the disqualification of former first lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, of the newly formed National Democratic Party, NDP, and electronic registration of voters that went a further step by asking prospective voters to verify their details by SMS.

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Ali Rates FG Failure

FORMER Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmadu Ali, has been many things – Director General, South South Health Delivery Services, Senator, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, federal Commissioner for Education in 1976, a retired Colonel of the Nigerian Army, and a medical doctor trained at the University of Ibadan.

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Nigerians’ 32m failing kidneys

A MAJOR attempt to draw attention to the increasing cases of kidney failure in Nigeria five years ago, failed. Dr. Augustine Ohwovoriole, President, Diabetic Association of Nigeria had in the light of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s hospitalisation in Germany said there was projected annual growth rate of six to eight per cent in renal failure.

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