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The Hydra-Headed Woyome, Caveat Emptor

Posted by Business in Ghana on February 9, 2012

By Sydney Casely-Hayford, Sydney@bizghana.com

We are going through a Governance litmus test.  At the end of 2012 Ghana will have transitioned its fledgling democracy to a nation state where the rule of law has finally become a true pillar for fighting corruption; and politicians will finally realize that we will change our Government when we are dissatisfied with economic progress and governance.

Woyome has made history and the NDC Government will remember him not for the word “gargantuan” in the media but the impact he will have on our democracy from the ghc518million gifted to him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Building Capacity to Manage Ghana’s Oil – World Bank assists with US$38 million

Posted by Business in Ghana on January 24, 2011

Government Agencies, Local Authorities, Educational Institutions and Civil Society to benefit

The World Bank Board today approved a credit of US$38 million to the Government of Ghana for implementation of an Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project.

The Project, which has become necessary following Ghana_s discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantities has two main objectives: first, to help improve public management and regulatory capacity and enhance sector transparency by strengthening the institutions managing and monitoring the sector; and second, support the development of indigenous technical and professional skills needed by the petroleum sector through support to selected educational institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

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