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‘Assaulted’ journalist writes: NPP’s actions mock their words

Last Thursday, as I alighted from the Citi FM branded car in front of the NPP headquarters, I had only one goal in mind – to get the work done. Visibly furious NPP members from the Elembelle Constituency in the Western Region, had journeyed for about six hours to the National Headquarters, to register their displeasure concerning their polling station ...

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Top 10 entertainment stories that got everybody talking in 2017

As the year gradually screeches to an end, the entertainment fraternity takes stock of all the things that happened in the year and projects how they want to see the industry in the coming years. The year 2017 has been very eventful with a lot of song releases and hits, few movies and for the other recherché arts forms, the ...

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Protecting the public purse indeed [Article]

After the approval of the 2018 Budget Statement, which the Minority in Parliament abstained from voting due to the legal breaches, Parliament is now at the crucial stage of reviewing how the 2017 Expenditure Allocations were spent, and debating the 2018 Expenditure Estimates for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Some critical issues have emerged in the course of the review ...

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The Ghanaian as a corruption change agent; your New Year wish [Article]

Corruption

Not a day passes in Ghana that corruption is not talked about or reported in the media. The decadence cuts across all facets of the Ghana’s social, political and economic life. In my recent article” Fighting Corruption In Ghana – The Christian And The Integrity Value Proposition”,  the thrust of the article intended for all- especially  Christians to  stop and ...

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Afanyi Dadzie Writes: Our ‘Enemy’ is CORRUPTION, not AID

There’s nothing excruciating as having exerted so much energy and time into something you were very much convinced about, and spent days, weeks or even months to settle on it, and actually put into action, only to find out in the end that you had the wrong target, and that you have misfired. What happens is that, you can’t have ...

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Marian Ansah writes: Save Ghana’s tourism industry from collapse

Countries that recognize the crucial role tourism plays in economic development are constantly developing strategies to remain relevant in the industry. This doesn’t however hold true for Ghana, as key stakeholders in the tourism sector have failed to show commitment towards the industry over the years. It was an entirely different situation in the 1980’s down to the 2000’s when ...

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Fisheries sector transformation saves Ghana’s oil & gas industry [Article]

The ground-breaking reforms and innovations introduced through the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP) continue to protect not only the fisheries, but other sectors. On Saturday, 23 September 2017, Justice Boualem Bouguetaia, President of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), delivered a judgement in the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary ...

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Mining Engineer writes: Goldfields Ghana’s transition to ‘contract mining’ unfair

As a Ghanaian Mining Engineer, I am a key stakeholder of the mining industry of this country and have decided to add my voice to the trending issue of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Gold Mine, making a transition from owner mining to contract mining, which will lead to over 1,700 Ghanaians losing their jobs, and hereby petition the government to ...

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The loosening of Ghana’s monetary policy [Article]

Over the past year, the Bank of Ghana has cut its benchmark Monetary Policy Rate five times. Elorm Desewu and Toma Imihere examine how continuity and transparency in monetary policy is benefiting the economy The latest cut in the Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Rate, announced on Monday, November 27, 2017 is the fifth since the immediate past Governor of ...

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The missing link in 2018 Budget [Article]

The New Patroitic Party (NPP) 2018 budget read in Parliament by the Minister for Finance on behalf of the President, has really launched a debate between economists and public commentators . On the whole though, the budget has been fairly well received by those who understand what budgets really are. Indeed, on paper it appears well conceptualized, seeking to achieve ...

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