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Mahama Ayariga; Alhaji Muntanka and the Bribery Allegation

If you seek to only rely on the words of the principal actors in this whole bribery allegation to draw your conclusion, then, respectfully, you shall be wrong after all. Many like me have and continue to work with Parliament on development related issues, especially, the workings and oversight function of the legislature. And same within the development community can ...

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Bugri Naabu, put donating ‘Mahama’s bribe vehicle’ to charity on hold now!

Columnist: Kwarteng, Francis “I cannot comment much but I think we are going to give it to charity. We are not going to use that car” (Bugri Naabu). WHEN PUBLIC CORRUPTION AND CHARITY—PHILANTHROPY FALL IN LOVE It is our humble submission that Bugri Naabu’s intention to donate the so-called “Mahama’s Bribe Vehicle” to charity is a commendable idea, yet a ...

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Gabla Godwin Writes: Why Valentine?

By Gabla Godwin DEAR GOKAH SAVIOUR, I am highly fascinated by the fact that the urge to ink few thoughts to you has materialised. As I sit behind my writing table now, stuffing the bird-feather down the belly of an ink bottle, I am just a little bit as angry as a virgin on her nuptial night. Quickly, I shall ...

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CONTROVERSY OVER EMOLUMENT FOR POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY RUTH ABLA ADJORLOLO

NEWS COMMENTARY TOPIC: THE MORALITY OF EMOLUMENTS FOR POLITICAL LEADERS.The President has no official residence to lay his head? Another Administration is now history and was it really that the transition was smooth? One issue that rears its ugly head during a transition since returning to constitutional rule in 1993 has to do with the controversies surrounding emoluments of key ...

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ECOWAS Has Done Well, But….

Kudos to ECOWAS – to be able to get rid of a conscienceless bulldog of a power junkie like Yahyah Jammeh without firing a single shot should count as one of the greatest achievements of that body. ECOWAS was formed in 1975 – a good twelve years after the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) – now the AU – came ...

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HIV infection ravaging Ghanaian urban professionals than prostitutes!

I have to break my leave to bring this important message, its a matter of life and death, please note carefully. At the just ended Imani IPSLA Awards, I sat with H.E. Mr. Girmay Haile, The UNAIDS Country Director and he explained some shocking facts (which he mentioned briefly in his speech) with me. He said “TODAY HIV IS SPREADING ...

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Unraveling The Mystery Surrounding Ken Ofori Atta’s Offshore Account

By Francis Kwarteng for ghanatoday.com It came out during Minister-designate for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta’s vetting that he has an offshore account. This is a very serious matter of public interest that requires further plumbing. Because, in our opinion, we view it is an important matter of public interest that should never be swept under the rug just to please ...

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MANASSEH WRITES: If Bagbin had asked Suhuyini’s question the same way

In the past, some people appeared at the Vetting Committee of parliament and they were asked to recite the national anthem and national pledge. The questions were deemed legitimate and relevant. We praised the persons who asked the questions and described them as geniuses. In August 2012, when Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur, appeared ...

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