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Ghana, a sick Country or a Paralyzed Country?

Many use Rwanda and Ethiopia as shining examples of nations experiencing planned, orderly and growth-oriented development. Why is Rwanda, which has come out of several years of political rancor, social anarchy and civil war arresting development and addressing inequality but Ghana with its abundant resources continue to babble in poverty and inequality? Why is it that Ghana gained independence almost ...

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Outmoded GES should be scrapped, chopped into pieces and thrown away- Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe

The Founding President of Imani Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has said the Ghana Education Service should be scrapped totally from the education system as it has proven ”unproductive”, ”problematic” and ”inefficient”, pointing out that, the Ghana Education Service is part of the problems of the education sector in Ghana. He was speaking on Good Evening Ghana Tuesday night monitored by MyNewsGh.com. ...

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Businesses encouraged to honour tax obligations

Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister

Ghanaian Businesses have been encouraged to honour their tax obligations to propel economic development. “As difficult as it must be taken in, the way forward lies in all of us, every single adult Ghanaian putting our shoulders to the wheel and pushing forward as one. Our businesses must live up to their tax obligations, as many but not all do. ...

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Leaders Build Houses

Bishop Dag Heward -Mills

Many people think that it takes wealth and riches to build a house. From experience, I know that it does not require money peruse, but wisdom. People who are able to rally their resources together and use them wisely often become builders. Often such a person is a leader. Have you built a house? What you build will testify of ...

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Otumfuo calls for collaboration to fight against ‘galamsey’


The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for greater collaboration between traditional rulers and the government in the fight against illegal mining (galamsey) because one faction cannot stop the menace completely. He said much as the Constitution mandated the government to hold all lands in trust for the people, it should also recognise the fiduciary role of chiefs in ...

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2018 Mid-year Review

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Natural resources critical for Ghana’s economic growth

Henry Kerali, World Bank Country Director, Ghana

Ghana’s economic growth and development could be propelled by a prudent management of its natural resource endowment, Mr Henry Kerali, World Bank Country Director has observed. Mr Kerali stated, that the country is endowed with abundant natural resources that could provide the basis for its economic transformation. Thus, there is the need to harness the revenues from these natural resources ...

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Scrap boarding system to sustain free SHS – Nii Moi Thompson

Nii Moi Thompson

Following reports that the free Senior High programme consumes a chunk of budgetary allocation to the educational sector, a former Director-General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr. Nii Moi Thompson, has advised government to abolish the boarding system to sustain the initiative. “I don’t know of any country anywhere that provides free secondary school education for boarding school ...

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CorruptionWatch: Companies Act needs revision to check graft in private sector

Anti-corruption campaigner, Dr Valentin Mensah, has called for a time-consistent law to check corruption and corporate governance malfeasance in the private sector. The Professional Accountant, Auditor and Researcher said one of the effective ways to fight graft in non-public companies is to revise the key law regulating activities in the sector. “Our laws addressing corruption in the private sector are ...

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Corruption fight: I’m willing to die – Auditor-General

Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo

The Auditor-General Daniel Domelevo says his desire to fight corruption has been heightened by the abject poverty he had witnessed across the country in one of his recent travels. “…Anytime I travel outside Accra my resolve to fight corruption becomes higher because I can see the poverty everywhere, it is not acceptable,” he stated Monday at the launch of the ...

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