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Ghana’s Development Planning And Implementation Challenges

NEWS COMMENTARY ON GHANA’S DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION CHALLENGES At independence in 1957, Ghana was one of the shining stars in Africa. The Economic literature posits that Ghana was the world’s leading producer and exporter of cocoa and exported 10%...

Government Must Make Use Of Spillage From Bagre Dam

NEWS COMMENTARY ON FLOODING IN NORTHERN GHANA AS A RESULT OF RAINS AND BAGRE DAM SPILLAGE A famous resource economist, Erich Zimmerman once stated that quote "resources are not, they become” unquote. While the above statement is true, one wonders why...

Literacy and skills development

NEWS COMMENTARY ON INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY, 2018. Ghana on the 8th of September, 2018 joined the international community to commemorate the International Literacy Day. This year’s event celebrated the 52nd anniversary of the World Congress of Ministers’ of Education on...

Celebrating The Life Of Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General

NEWS COMMENTARY ON KOFI ANNAN, FORMER UN SECRETARY-GENERAL The death of Mr. Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, is a difficult moment to bear in a world that needs more of his statesmanship to inspire hope and peace....

Kofi Annan: A Diplomat Of The Century

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FORMER UN CHIEF KOFI ANNAN TO GLOBAL PEACE, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY Today, we regret to miss a global icon who has fallen into the bosom of death, a necessary end of all. Kofi...

Double Track System And The Need To Fulfill All Financial Obligations

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE DOUBLE TRACK SYSTEM The launch and subsequent implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy in the 2017/2018 academic year witnessed an astronomical increase in the enrollment figures in all public senior high schools in Ghana....

Lay-offs in some private media organisations

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE LAY-OFFS IN SOME MEDIA HOUSES IN GHANA. News about lay-offs in some private media houses either because of financial crisis or as part of moves to restructure their organisations is quite worrying, coming almost at the...

Need To Support The Double Track System

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE NEED TO SUPPORT THE DOUBLE TRACK SYSTEM AND HELP IN MAKING IT A SUCCESS Last year, government’s flagship policy, the Free SHS was launched. Even though some people criticized the policy, others supported its implementation. But...

Intensify Public Education On Preventing Domestic Fires

NEWS COMMENTARY ON DOMESTIC FIRE OUTBREAKS IN GHANA Gone were the days when people used fire woods, lanterns, box irons and some flammable items in the domestic setting. During those times, the usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG and household...

Implement Stringent Measures To Prevent Collapse Of Banks 

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE COLLAPSE OF BANKS In January 2000, two state banks; Cooperative Bank and Bank for Housing and Construction collapsed in what was dubbed A-Life scandal. 17 years after the A-Life scandal, in August 2017, two indigenous banks;...

Latest News

Readiness Of The Police For The December Elections

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE READINESS OF THE POLICE FOR THE DECEMBER ELECTIONS Last week the Ghana Police Service embarked on...

Dome-Kwabenya NDC Parliamentary Candidate launches campaign to unseat Deputy Majority Leader

The NDC Parliamentary Candidate for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, Elikplim Akurugu has launched her campaign to be elected as the next MP for the area in...

“Asanteman will remember your good works on December 7” – Otumfuo to Akufo-Addo

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has assured President Akufo-Addo that going into the 7th December presidential and parliamentary elections, his record in office...

Minority calls for submission of 2019 Financial Year Audited Accounts to Parliament 

The Minority Caucus in Parliament at a news conference has called on the Acting Auditor-General to submit to Parliament the Audited Accounts of Government...

Bank of Ghana maintains policy rate at 14.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana has maintained the policy rate at 14.5 per cent, citing improved outlook to growth...