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Archive for July 24th, 2011

Our Political Leaders Must Seek ‘Intellectual Wisdom’ from the Electorate

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 24, 2011

By Katakyie Kwame Opoku Agyemang, Hull. UK.

Since time immemorial, Ghanaians have been speaking with their chests out to portray to the whole world, especially their counterparts in the sub-region that they are indeed unique creatures. They base their pride on the rich human resource, abundant natural resources, cultural heritage, religious tolerance and even the democratic environment that they have nurtured. Before 1957, the country was called the Gold Coast (Land of Gold) in apparent reference to the abundance of gold deposits along her coast. Currently, Ghana ranks second to South Africa in gold production in Africa. Talk about politics and the proud Ghanaian will boast that Ghana was the first to win political independence in the sub-Saharan Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Winneba Will Remain a Zongo, Unless ……

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 24, 2011

By Sydney Casely-Hayford, Sydney@bizghana.com

The journey to Winneba is only 30 minutes away from the center of Accra if you skip the nonsense at Odorkor, Sakaman, Mallam and McCarthy Hill.  The end result when you arrive at Winneba, is a disappointing specter of a once interesting town (dare I call it that now), with no business activity or commerce.

Weaving along with the scanty traffic and through a looping one way with a market closing in on the road, you catch a village town crier with a gong-gong, actually calling the attention of the community and parting some message in the local dialect. Read the rest of this entry »

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