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The Moneycracy And Political Pimps: Who will Speak Up For Kwaebibrim District?

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 3, 2011

By Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi, Voice Of Reason

“In Germany they first came for the communists and I didn’t speak up then because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Then they came for Catholics and I didn’t speak because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me and by that time no one was left to speak up”.-Pastor M .Niemoller

Who will speak up against the MONEYcracy and political pimps?

You can’t miss them: Like the rest of the country, every election cycle  we allow political pimps of every political    kind to descend  on our  communities,  villages and towns ;and  throw a little ,money around like so much  chum or chicken feed…..but, pay scant attention  to our  basic needs , desire   and aspirations. Read the rest of this entry »

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NDC’s Akrasi Sarpong – the NACOB Boss Should Give us a Break!

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 3, 2011

By Katakyie Kwame Opoku Agyemang, Hull. UK.

In one of my recent write-ups, I made a genuine call to policy makers to fashion out a policy that could overhaul the current educational system so that emphasis could be placed on the teaching of “traditional/natural wisdom” but many a Ghanaian especially those in the current mediocre Mills’ administration took offence to that suggestion. However, I strongly believe that I hit the nail right on its head because if Ghana’s educational system had churned out products like Kobby Acheampong, Kweetey, Ablakwa, Pratt, Baba Jamal, Agyenim Boateng, Tony Aidoo, Bissiw and Benyiwa Doe, then of course as a country we need to go back to the basics if we are serious about developing our human resource capacity. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Message to the AU: Why Justice Matters

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 3, 2011

By Ibrahim Tommy

When African leaders assemble in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on June 30 for the African Union summit, they will discuss numerous challenges confronting the continent. No doubt economic and political issues will take center stage, but international criminal justice is also likely to be in the spotlight.

More than 125 African-based civil society organizations from more than 25 countries have come together to urge African leaders to use this important opportunity to show their support for the International Criminal Court (ICC) and to press for cooperation with the court. I am proud to be part of that effort. Read the rest of this entry »

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