The Ghana Project. President Nana Akufo-Addo declared on Twitter that anybody who is as committed as he is to this, could not have an ‘Ethnic Agenda’. He has failings, he admits in the same Tweet, but being a tribalist is not one of them. Laudable. Election year is ripe for particular...
As Ghana prepares to undertake its eighth Presidential and Parliamentary elections on December 7 in this Fourth Republic, monetisation of politics has begun to rear its ugly head. Executive Director of the Centre for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana), Professor H. Kwasi Prempeh observes that: “Money in politics has an even greater...
State-owned enterprises (SOEs), particularly those with internally generated funds, remain largely ineffective because they are manned by politicians seeking their own interest and not that of the state, Professor H. Kwasi Prempeh, Executive Director of the Centre for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana), has said. Prof. Prempeh believes most persons are appointed...
Debates on elections 2020 have shifted from prudent management of the economy to which party has provided the largest number of infrastructure, at what quality and at what cost. When he presented the Mid-Year budget review on July 23, 2020, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta repeatedly stated that the New Patriotic...
Cabinet has excluded members of the security forces from the unification of pensions regime thus keeping them on their old pension programmes, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has said. Cabinet has excluded members of the security forces from the unification of pensions regime thus keeping them on their...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said the developmental achievements of the last NDC government should encourage Ghanaians to return the party to power. The achievements of the NDC administration in all sectors, the former Minister for Education noted, far outweigh the...
The Paramount Chief of Kusaug Traditional Area in the Upper East Region, Zug-Raan Asigri Abugrago Azoka II, has described Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), as a blessing for the progress of the country. According to the traditional leader, Prof. Opoku-Agyemang’s decent character and...
The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will institute a four-month maternity leave system for Ghanaian workers, says Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate of the NDC. The move, the running mate to John Mahama explained, is to provide enough time for working mothers to recover fully after childbirth...
Former President John Mahama has promised to ensure that all debt owed Ghanaian contractors is paid to ensure economic stimulation. He made this known when he had a meeting with some members of the Association of Contractors to understand their plight and outline plans that will be put in...
The story of Bomet, a 14-year-old Kenyan girl who killed herself after she was shamed in school for staining her uniform with her menstrual blood shocked the globe. Bomet’s story reminded me of a story about a 16-year-old girl I met on an outreach program organized by the Girls Excellence Movement. She...
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