Bedwetting: A childhood dilemma

I am sure almost everyone would be familiar with the story of the eleven-year-old girl who was forced to sit on hot water by her grandparents because she wets her bed when sleeping. The enormity of the burns is gore and bizarre. One would wonder what results they expected to achieve with such a cruel approach to a psychological problem as this.

Looking at the bigger picture, we know that a lot of parents are indeed frustrated by the problem of bed-wetting in older children who are expected to have good bladder control.

"Okada" in Ghana

There is a lot of debate ongoing as to whether "Okada", a Nigerian term referring to the commercial use of motorcycles, should be allowed in the country or not.

Motorcycles are very important in our daily lives, especially places good roads are only a dream. They come in handy when roads become impassable to cars and huge market trucks.

6 Kinds of social media users

Social media these days are the new craze in town. You are either on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, and the list goes on and on. Some people have more than four or five social accounts for various sites. Those who often find it difficult to remember passwords have just one social medium of linking up with the social media community.

1. The Social Spies

Most people use social media to catch up with friends and family members, including classmates,

Fire outbreaks in Ghana: The real causes

Ghana has already witnessed two fire outbreaks at the beginning of the year (1st and 2nd January), one in Accra (MTN warehouse on Spintex Road burnt down) and the other in Kumasi(parts of Kumasi market guttered). On the 12th of the same month (January), a fuel tanker got burnt when the driver tried to pass over a speed ramp at Anyinase, burning two people to ashes on the spot and destroying buildings. At the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, another fire broke out on the same day, destroying household property running into millions of Ghana Cedis.

Sanitation in Ghana: An attitudinal problem

"Accra faces waste management crisis" was a headline which appeared on the back cover of the 3rd January 2013 edition of the Daily Graphic, Ghana's premier daily newspaper. I felt sad reading this 'news'. Ghana has been politically independent for 55yrs now but still struggles to keep her environment clean due to indiscipline.

After 55yrs of independence, it is worrying to know that we have not yet found a better way to deal with this situation. I believe our problem with waste management has to do with a lack of commitment to dealing with this problem.

'Galamsey': Trading life for a quid

Water is life because the human body consists of about 70% water. It must, however, be known that not any water is life. It is only clean an...