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Mahama desperately fights to keep his job….*Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.

President John Dramani Mahama’s application to the Supreme Court seeking clarification on specific issues to be determined in Nana Akufo-Addo’s contestation of the legitimacy of the former’s presidency, shockingly demonstrates a pathetic lack of appreciation for electoral democracy. It also, more than anything else, underscores the desperate struggle of the former Atta-Mills lieutenant to saving his blighted and heavily damaged ...

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Man, 54, killed by land guards

A 54-year-old caretaker, Atta Ntim, has allegedly been kidnapped and killed by land guards at Royal City, Papase Number One, on the Kasoa-Bawjiase road. Ntim was said to have been dragged from his house shortly after returning from church on Sunday, March 24, 2013, and killed by the land guards. The Kasoa District Crime Officer, ASP Moses Naa-Kolgo Agbegne, told ...

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Bill Gates lauds Ghana’s immunization system

The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates says he is looking at the possibility of supporting health development and agriculture in Ghana. The world renowned philanthropist is expected to inspect some projects of “The Bill and Melinda Gate’s Foundation on his first private visit to Ghana. At a meeting with President Mahama at the Flagstaff House on Tuesday, the second richest ...

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Sankofa: Corruption In Ghana-By Kwesi Atta Sakyi

Corruption is any act undertaken with the aim of personal pecuniary or financial gratification. It is an illegal, unethical and bad behavior which is unprofessional, unpatriotic, unchristian and inhuman. It involves soliciting for bribes, kickbacks or acting deliberately to delay service delivery in order for the recipient of the service to do something, to speed up the process by offering ...

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Musings from the diaspora – Kwesi Atta Sakyi

On Wednesday, 6th March 2013, Ghana celebrated 56 years of independence. Really, with the recent happenings in our country, some of us bowed down our heads in shame. Not when GFA had been alleged to have spent $15 million on the Black Stars, led by the clueless Kwasi Appiah who let us down badly at Afcon Championship in South Africa. ...

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The rot at Ho polytechnic

Life is a learning process. Human beings are born to learn and build on whatever experience gained to grow up and develop. We are different from animals who act by instinct and this is systematic and will occur when the time is due.  But human as we are, we must learn everything that we do on this earth. The fact ...

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Rawlings Pays Last Respects To Chavez

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has in a message of condolence to fallen Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, prayed that those who take over from him will be able to “carry on the difficult responsibility”.   President Rawlings, who signed the book of condolence in Caracas on Friday March 15, wrote: “Those whose lives have been violated by ...

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NDC MARYLAND ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVES

The USA Maryland Branch of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) held its local elections over the weekend at 1111 E Cold Springs Lane in Baltimore, Maryland to decide on new executive members to steer the affairs of the Branch for the next four years. The event was graced by party loyalists and sympathizers in and around Maryland, Delaware, New ...

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