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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: The selfless heroes who are changing Ghana

Written by Manasseh Azure Awuni Madam Paulina Opei knelt in appreciation as CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Asante, presented her with a trophy and a cheque of GHc100,000 for being the ultimate winner of MTN Heroes of Change Season II On Friday night, MTN Ghana celebrated ten outstanding heroes of our republic. It was a moment of pride when ...

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Musings in Ga-Mashie : Nii Kpakpo’s Turn …

I have been away for a week. I went on a Religious journey to seek the face of God and commit my family in his hands. Several issues have cropped up and i believe some of friends wanted my opinion on it. For a start, i will talk about the Ga-Mashie Chieftaincy brouhaha first and talk about the others as ...

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Politics of the Vulture..

By Kofi B KUKUBOR Our political terrain has been characterized by persons whose only ‘vocation’ and ‘profession’ is partisan politics. They can not function or survive outside the partisan political domain. When you meet them and ask what job are they doing? Their response usually is, ‘I am a Politician’ Do we have any institution in Ghana that train people ...

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Sankofa:Taming The Ghanaian State: Reforming Chieftaincy. Part 1

Part 1 INTRODUCTION: This article is an abridged and revised version of one I did under the title, “Taming the Ghanaian State, or What is Happening in Anlo,” which was posted on the closed Anlo forum, Anlosusutialawo, years back. It was an attempt to shed light on what happened in Anloga with respect to the Awoamefia succession dispute, leading to ...

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TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2)

The Ghanaian Times 21st June, 2011 By Cameron Duodu After seven years at Asiakwa Presbyterian Primary and Middle Schools –years which I won’t neglect to tell you about in future instalments — I left (at what was then Standard Four or later, Middle Form One) to seek greener pastures at Kyebi Government School. Kyebi Government School had a fantastic reputation ...

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Why Effective Leaders Become Ineffective Before they Hand-Over

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This article is one of the write-ups of Asante Krobea Elvis. It is not for sale and targeted to be read by all student leaders and anyone interested|. Introduction I have had the opportunity to lead people since the inception of my formal education; class captainin all the classes from stage one, School Prefect at the Basic level till Senior ...

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African Democracies Are Indeed Tragic – Corruption – XXIX

Columnist: Tsikata, Prosper Yao Don’t Let Corruption Kill Development, UN Secretary-General Decadent Judiciary Executive interference in the judiciary is another worrying issue Ghana must deal with if the country is to make any headway on the democratic trajectory. The Kufour-led administration had set a bad precedent that indicates that criminal cases brought against political opponents are determined at the whims ...

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RULERS AND THE RULED: CONMEN, CROOKS, CHARLATANS, USURPERS AND IMPOSTORS IN POST-COLONIAL GHANA.

RULERS AND THE RULED: CONMEN, CROOKS, CHARLATANS, USURPERS AND IMPOSTORS IN POST-COLONIAL GHANA. PART 1 This is a nagging and an all-embracive topic which needed to be properly addressed, as I believe it spells out what ails Ghana since her flag independence. Unravelling the complex phenomena and tendency of Ghanaians to embrace and tolerate corruption and lawless behaviour to anomic ...

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