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Dela Coffie writes; slams ‘insecure’ and ‘politically naive’ Valerie Sawyerr

Dear Valerie Sawyerr, I read your spiteful piece of writing on Chairman Rawlings posted on the web. As much as we have been taught in saner climes to respect opinions of persons on the other swing of subject matters, I am compelled to break my silence just so I can bring a few things to your attention. A daughter of ...

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Ghanaian Engineers/Contractors vrs Foreign ones ; What are we comparing? [Article]

  “I Believe in Ghana”- President Nana Akuffu Addo “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett  “Construction is big business with huge budgets and many people rightly see it as an avenue to earn or make or steal money” “President Nana Akuffu Addo, when you were campaigning for office, you once complained ...

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Valerie Sawyerr takes on Rawlings, Amidu and writes: Ntomtom or Nwansena?

When will this buzzing sound stop? Aaba! Should I call them ntomtom (Twi word for ‘mosquitoes’) or nwansena (Twi word for ‘flies’)? In the Ga dialect, the mosquito is referred to as tonton and the fly adidon. Yet another day dawns in which we are supposed to share love, peace and laughter … yet again the buzzing sound is on ...

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State of streetlights in Wa threatens public safety [Article]

Streetlights provide light on streets at night to enhance public safety. Sadly, the state of streetlights in Wa is nothing to write home about – they are either broken down or have developed faults on their own. In addition, some streets have not been provided with streetlights – a situation that poses great danger to the safety and security of ...

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Blogger makes shocking discoveries being processed for court [Article]

It was just another busy day for my husband as he left home to have several meetings in town with clients. He had barely been gone for 3 hours when my phone rang. He was so calm and collected when he said, ‘ I have been arrested for expiry of the car insurance. I am going to the police station ...

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Exploring anti-money laundering laws through a case study [Article]

The zeal to combat the menace of money Laundering has informed many jurisdictions to enact various laws towards its eradication. Ghana is no exception as the state in 2007 enacted the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2007 (Act 749) and Anti-Money Laundering Amendment Act 2015(Act 874) . For the purpose of enforcement, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) was created. The core objects ...

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Enough is enough; clean Accra now [Article]

I am so tired and fed up of living in a filthy city where people urinate and defecate in the open; there are stinking open gutters everywhere and you have no choice but to drive past piles of decomposing refuse on the sides of the roads. Motorists in nice cars throw water sachets out of their windows yet look down ...

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Accra-Tema Motorway: Calamity awaiting reality [Article]

Have you driven on the motorway recently? How was the experience? For those of us who use that stretch almost every day, we can only thank our stars that we make it safely to our destinations. The fast deteriorated motorway has become a death trap, a disaster awaiting its turn after those avoidable May 9, June 3 etc were allowed to slip through. ...

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NDC appointed Charlotte Osei to rig election – Martin Amidu

A member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and former Attorney General, Martin Alamisi Amidu has accused his party of appointing Charlotte Osei to the Electoral Commission to rig Ghana’s election in its favour when they were in office. Although the NDC was defeated by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the last election, Mr. Amidu in his latest ...

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Stop whining Yaw Donkor; drink of your poisoned chalice – Martin Amidu 

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has urged the former National Security Coordinator, Yaw Donkor to stop protesting his invitation by the police for questioning and taste the bitter experience he meted out to others when he was in office. Yaw Donkor has been invited by the Police with regards to his alleged involvement in a $279.4 million contract award; a ...

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