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Prof Ali Mazuri On Emanicipation Day

Professor Ali Mazuri, one of the world’s most prolific writers in Africa has emphasised the importance of learning about the past in order to influence the present. Prof. Mazuri, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York, said the torch of emancipation had passed from Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela to ...

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Corruption in Ghana: the way out…

The statesmanship as the steer of governance of the country is characterized by bribery and corruption in all its proceedings. These ills and madness in state institutions must be tackled by Mr. President setting up committees made up of spies, who will act as “clients” to check up on the problem of corruption in the state institutions. It is better ...

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God Doesn’t Fix Frail Economy, Diligence Does

“A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich” (Proverbs 10:4). And, “the soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied” (Proverbs 13:4). So, go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise (Proverbs 6: 6). Rev. Asante, God does not fix frail economies, ...

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Fresh applications filed by the Electoral Commission (EC)

Nana Addo to Mahama... I am warning you!

The much-talked-about landmark election petition scheduled for today will most likely witness further delays following fresh applications filed by the Electoral Commission (EC), the 2nd respondent in the case. The EC claimed that after being served with further and better particulars, it conducted an examination and analysis which showed that out of the 2,009 pink sheets that the petitioners claimed ...

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South African government warned by Fifa

Fifa, world football’s governing body, have written to the South African government warning them against a judicial inquiry into the recent match-fixing scandals, saying the matter should be handled by the country’s football association. Several of South Africa’s warm-up matches before they hosted the 2010 World Cup were found to have been fixed, which led to the brief suspension of ...

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Twenty-six players get local Black Stars call up

Twenty-six home-based players have been selected into the local Black Stars team to begin camping on Tuesday in Obuasi. Only one second-tier player, Hubert Ampah from Eleven Wise makes the list, which dominated by players from Premier League. The training programme at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi will end on April 11, 2013. Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold) Foli Adade ...

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Court dismisses Anane’s notice of appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the notice of appeal filed by a former Minister of Transport, Dr Richard Anane in respect of the refusal of the Fast Track High Court to refer a criminal case he is involved in to the Supreme Court for interpretation. According to a three-member panel presided over by Mr Justice Jones Duose, the appeal ...

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EC to prosecute officials – Dr. Afari-Gyan

Some officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) will soon be prosecuted for some offences they committed before and during the keenly contested December 2012 polls. This was disclosed by the Chairman of the EC, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan in Ho during a two-day review meeting attended by stakeholders in the Volta Region. The review, which was themed; “Enhancing the credibility of ...

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