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Ready or Not Ready? Kenya’ Preparedness towards August Polls

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Kenya, like the rest of Africa is continually entangled in an intricate web of electoral intrigues and shenanigans of imperial politics. For far too long, the philosophy and practice of power has largely been an expression of colonialism and therefore the emergent political culture based on master-slave(leaders-people) relationship characterized by obtuse greed (pernicious avarice), grabbing and primitive accumulation of wealth, ...

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Kwame Nkrumah: A fading Memory?

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  I was only ten years old when Nkrumah was overthrown. I knew a bit about him as I joined the Ghana Young Pioneers Movement only a few months before his overthrow. I also knew about him because in every community he was the one most spoken of as the opposition was literally disbanded and most of its members were ...

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The Return of Public Agenda

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Today, June 5, 2017 is a landmark in the history of Public Agenda as the paper makes a comeback to newsstands. Since it was founded in 1995, Public Agenda has contributed immeasurably to the development journalism and human rights advocacy and in building a democratic society. It remains a forced to be reckoned with. In the past few years, its ...

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7 more suspects grabbed over Capt. Mahama’s murder

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The Police in the Central Region has arrested seven (7) more persons believed to be involved in the gruesome attack and murder of Captain Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region. This brings to total 14, the number of suspects who have been arrested, and are being investigated over the murder. Seven of those arrested have already made their ...

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Nana Addo names 19 Cabinet ministers

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has finally named nineteen persons to form his cabinet. The Cabinet list was submitted to the Floor of Parliament and announced by the Speaker of the House, Professor Michael Ocquaye. The Cabinet is constituted in conformity with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution. The Constitution enjoins the President to have a Cabinet of not less than 10 and not ...

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John Mahama mourns Capt. Mahama’s death

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed his regret over the death of Captain Maxwell Adams Mahama who was lynched and burnt in the Central Region by some angry youth on Monday morning. John Mahama also expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased, who are heartbroken over the unfortunate development. Capt. Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5 ...

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Northern Region NPP polling station executives cry for jobs

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e New Patriotic Party (NPP) coalition of polling station executives in the Northern Region has petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo over their unemployment situation. According to the coalition, the Tamale Central, Tamale North, Tamale South and Sagnarigu constituency executives have so far been sidelined in the Akufo-Addo government. The coalition posited that some constituency executives who applied for Metropolitan, Municipal and ...

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A necessity turned luxury: The search for roofs over our heads

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Housing, too, is one of our main preoccupations. We are at this moment in the last stages of formulating large-scale housing projects, which we hope to have ready soon. A factory for prefabricated concrete units is now under construction and will come into production sometime this year. When these plans are completed, we shall be able to put up low-cost ...

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Woman killed after building collapses in Assin Akropong –

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One woman has been confirmed dead and another severely injured after a building collapsed on them at Assin Akropong in the Assin North Municipality of the Central Region. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when the two were pounding fufu close to one side of the building. An eyewitness who spoke to Citi News explained that it was not raining, ...

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Floyd Mayweather visits Ghana in June

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Former welterweight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., has confirmed that he will be in Ghana in June. The boxer had announced earlier in the year that he would be in Africa on a tour without naming his various destinations. However, on Thursday, the boxer put out a video which had since been published by a number of portals.

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