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Ghana’s Parliament, Onaapo!

By James Kofi Annan Last week I got upset for nothing. The Senior Staff Association (SSA) of Korle Bu is asking for the CEO to be interdicted. This is due to some GHC500,000 the CEO is alleged to have wrongly appropriated. This is similar to the end-of-year gold gift the Bank of Ghana gave to itself. It will be recalled that, ...

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IS DIGITAL MIGRATION A BURDEN FOR GOVERNMENT’S TREASURY TO CARRY?

The designated Minister of Communications has been quoted in the Ghanaian media to have said this during her vetting in Parliament: “…My priority now is looking for the financing to power the network that has been the infrastructure put in place, and then subsequent to that, we can think about looking for additional funding for the set-up boxes which will ...

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October 10, 1957: Ike Breakfasts with Ghana’s Finance Minister

Source:awb.com Two black men dressed in business suits strolled into a Howard Johnson restaurant near Dover, Del. one evening in October of 1957. They went up to the counter and ordered two 30¢ glasses of orange juice. As they were handed the juice in containers, wrapped up to take outside, the waitress explained that they could not sit down inside ...

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Greedy Komla Agbdli Gbedemah and his rascal side-kick Kofi Abrefa Busia! (3)

By: Prof Lungu for ghanaweb.com Word! Read that…………. “……SECRET…KULUNGUGU…REKINDLED OPPOSITION AT HIS (NKRUMAH’S) CENTER OF POWER…..”! Most people will agree that one of the hallmarks of a critical thinker is their ability to visualize linkages (valid ones, we must say), in things that happen around them, things and events that may seem distant and unrelated, but really are, when analyzed ...

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Refugee Ban A ‘Wake Up Call’ For Complacent Chicagoans

Source:DNAinfo.com NORTH CENTER — If there is a silver lining to be found in President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from entering the U.S., it’s that it spurred previously complacent Chicagoans to become engaged citizens, said attendees at a Monday night forum on the refugee crisis. “It’s a wake-up call,” said Jen Grant of Lincoln Park, part ...

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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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