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Quantum Leap In Economy Under Kwame Nkrumah, 1951-1966

In Celebration of Kwame Nkrumah’s Exemplary Performance on Behalf of Unitary Ghana During 1951 – 1966 This paper is a continuation of “Quantum Leap in Education Under Kwame Nkrumah and the CPP (1951 – 1966)”. For generations and hundreds of years before independence in 1957, the Gold Coast/Ghana, contributed in no small measure to the development or Europe and that ...

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Successive Ghana Governments Confuse Themselves with Democracy And Monarchical Governance

I actually have difficulty comprehending the fear exhibited by our elected leaders, especially the Presidents, before our traditional leaders, to be more precise, our paramount chiefs and kings. From this unfounded fear, contrary to the tenets of our democratic dispensation, our presidents and governments have made it an obligation to involve our traditional leaders in the governance of the nation. ...

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A terrible idea will remain terrible no matter how it is dressed up!….Nduom

Source : Nduom’s Facebook page. I found this somewhere on the internet written by a well-known media person: “How will government generate revenue? The idea is that, government will set up a digital migration company that will manage the channels. That company will take a commission for all content encrypted. So that the more content and the more subscribers that ...

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The Tragedies of African Democracies – XVI

  By Prosper Yao Tsikata “Price Waterhouse, Single Spine Salary Structure, Gas Waterhouse, and Double or Triple Spine Salary Structure, it is circus with no end in sight.” Economics with Tears The title of this section derives from my high school fantasies with a basic economics textbook, “Economics without Tears.” Metaphorically, this book was to provide candidates sitting for the ...

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Ghana@60: Some guesswork

I. In the Beginning Ghana @ 1 in 1958, I was six and about to start primary school. The original Harruna Attah had, only a few months earlier, relocated his young family with a coterie of extended family members from Kumasi to Yendi in the Northern Region to start a new life with the prospects that the new country had ...

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Trump’s minion prepares to gut consumer watchdog

BY JESSE JACKSON February 7, 2017 “Personnel is policy,” says Gary Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs recently named to head President Trump’s National Economic Council. He got that right, and every working family should shudder that Trump — after railing against the corruptions of Goldman Sachs and other big banks in the campaign — has put six former ...

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AGAIN, AGAIN & AGAIN. O BLACK STARS, WHY?, WHY?

By Papa Kwesi Nduom Thursday night reminded me of Brazil. World Cup. I was there with my family and some employees. We wore our national colors in airplanes, at airports, in restaurants, everywhere. We boasted about our world class Muntari, Ayew, Asamoah Gyan, Essien and others. We engaged in serious “baakye, baakye”. The Brazilian fans supported us. And then….poof! Our ...

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An open letter to the Min. of Education: Honorable Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh.

Dear Honorable Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh: Re: The Accreditation Challenges in Transnational Educational Ecology: The Ghanaian Experience 1. We wish to congratulate you on your appointment as the Minister of Education for the Republic of Ghana. We hope your appointment infuses new perspectives and strategies into the administration of education in Ghana, especially in higher education. 2. As you ...

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