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Anti-Corruption Coalition rallies support for NACAP

The Ghana Anti-Corruption Campaigns  Coalition (GACC) is calling  on Ghanaians  both  in public and  private  sectors  to embrace the National Anti- Corruption Action  Plan (NACAP), arguing that its  implementation  will  inure positively to the fight against graft in Ghana. Ms Beauty Emefa Nartey, Executive Secretary of GACC, said there  is  a political will  to  ensure  that the  objectives  of  the ...

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Anger in Ghana’s Gold Fields …As factions clash

When a Chinese citizen can enter the Galamsey trade and make it her own in Ghana, then you know there is something fishy. And this is not about xenophobia. Any Ghanaian knows that there are only two trades reserved for the high and mighty. First it is the oil trade and its oil ‘blocs’ for those with recognizable names and ...

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Legon hosts Founder’s Day Festival

The 2nd Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Intellectual and Cultural Festival, hosted by the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, under the au spices of the Kwame Nkrumah Chair in African Studies, comes off from the 25th June to 1st July, 2017. This year’s theme “Global Africa 2063: Education for Reconstruction and Transformation” reflects the foundations of Kwame Nkrumah’s intellectual and ...

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Revisiting the ‘Winner Takes All’ debate

There have been calls by many well-meaning Ghanaians for the abolition of what is called the ‘winner takes all’ political system. Kwesi Jonah of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana has been strident in his call for the review of the system. Dr Gyampoh of the Institute of Economic Affairs has spoken on it on many platforms. ...

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Ready or Not Ready? Kenya’ Preparedness towards August Polls

Uhuru-Kenyatta

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?

  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

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

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

Nana Addo

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

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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