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Friday, 02-27-15, 12:07Presidency Is Second Most Corrupt[Ghanaian Chronicle]THE INSTITUTE of Economic Affairs (IEA), a policy and economic think tank says The Ghana Police Service (GPS) and the Office of the President are the most corrupt institutions in Ghana. The indictment is contained in a public perception survey it conducted last year and released at a news conference in Accra yesterday. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 6:44Opposition Slams Mahama's State of the Nation Address[Deutsche Welle]Ghana's President John Mahama has told parliament he would not just manage the country's energy crisis, but fix it. The New Patriotic Party's (NPP) Paul Afoko says the energy crisis is a sign of deeper problems. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 16:43Public Private Partnership Venture[Ghana Govt.]Development is a process and not an event. It is in this vain that many are of the view that projects started but not completed by one regime should be continued by succeeding regime. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 10:38Ghana Misses Out in Battle for AfDB Presidency[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Steering Committee of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed to eight candidates for the election of the next President of the bank. However, no Ghanaian is among the eight candidates who are from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Chad, Cabo Verde, and Zimbabwe. The official list of candidates, in alphabetical order, released by the bank's Steering Committee of the Board of Governors as follows: read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 15:57Watch It, Tribal Racism Comes With Costs ...[Ghanaian Chronicle]Leaked tapes have become a phenomenon of the dirty politics of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, as the two major parties - the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress - are engaged in a no-holds-barred contest for political power. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 10:32Akua Donkor's GFP Dumps Mahama[Ghanaian Chronicle]Kumasi. -There are clear indications that the President Mahama-led administration is losing friends and political allies as a result of its failure to tackle the erratic power crisis and general harsh economic conditions. The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Progressive People's Party (PPP), the Convention People's Party (CPP) and other minor political parties have already spit fire at the Presidency, and in the case of the NPP, is gearing up for a massive demonstration on the streets of Accra on Wednesday read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 15:27Oil or Fish? Why Ghana Should Balance Oil Production and Fishing Activities[Ghanaian Chronicle]Fishermen and their families in Bonyere, a fishing community next to Ghana's Jubilee Oil Field, felt uneasy that oil production could reduce their fish harvest, in addition of illegal practices by industrial fishing vessels. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 13:21Govt Sleeps On Falling Oil Prices[Ghanaian Chronicle]Seven months since crude oil prices began to tumble on the international market, no concrete step has been taken by the government to mitigate the risks of the falling prices on the Ghanaian economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), a leading Accra based economic think tank, has revealed in its latest policy brief paper titled -'The Falling Crude Oil Prices: Mitigating the Risk'. The institute stated: "As a result, the economy might not be able to withstand the impact of the looming external shock, read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 10:08Northern MPs Are Sycophants[Ghanaian Chronicle]Zuarungu. -THE EXCUTIVE Director for Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has accused Members of Parliament from Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions of singing praises of their political parties to the neglect of development for their constituents. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 11:12The Wealth of Forests[SciDev.Net]The day I first set foot in a tropical rainforest, in Malaysia in the early 1980s, I experienced something profound. From the echoes of gibbons calling from the canopy in the early morning mist to the iridescent flash of a bird in a beam of sunlight, rainforests are a sensory delight as well as a marvel to anyone's scientific curiosity. read more...

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