Wednesday, April 25, 2018

$80 million gold scandal: A Government Cover Up In Ghana?

The Presidency had earlier denied the seizure of gold in Turkey where the news first broke. These stories only point a scalding finger at a government cover-up, iterated the youth groups.

Danquah Institute Charges Government to Clarify $10bn ‘Hope City’ Project

Policy Think Tanks at the Danquah Institute are demanding from the government of Ghana, clarification on the state’s financial commitment to RLG’s $10 billion ‘hope city’ project which is meant to build Africa's tallest building and ICT infrastructure in the country.

Ghana’s Supreme Court – A Dangerous Circus at Best

The constant giggling, although cheerful, even of the acting Chief Justice Himself, William Atuguba, is the best entertainment the World has ever known in...

Ghanaian Medical Doctors – The Ungrateful Bastards

The Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of Ghana’s 2,479.5 PPP Dollars based on GDP versus the United States’ 41,889.57 PPP Dollars means that a Ghanaian medical doctor’s $20,000 a year salary translates into a whooping average of $337,000 annually in the United States. Essentially they are fat cows walking around with the trimmings and scraps of the taxpayer at their behest.

The Tactical Bankruptcy of Ghana’s Technical Bench

I can not hide my disappointment in Kwasi Appiah’s bench for such technical ineptitude and lack of foresight, especially in our last match against Burkina Faso. Right from the group stages to this disgraceful semi-final, our technical bench failed to see and read the opponents’ game plans and how to counter them.

Ghana Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on Mining Sector

By Kissy Agyeman-Togobo: CEO of Ghana’s Chamber of Mines, Dr. Toni Aubynn, formerly with Tullow Oil, has been an open critic of illegal Chinese mining in Ghana. At a press conference in Kumasi back in July, he told journalists that Ghana ought to be tougher on galamsey.

Parliament Summons Health Minister in National Health Insurance Scheme Crisis

Health Minister, Sherry Aryittey has been summoned to appear before Parliament’s Committee on Health over the current <financial crisis crippling operations of the National...

J.J. Rawlings Reproaches Think Tank IMANI

The former president’s disagreement with IMANI Ghana mimics the assertion by the flag-bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) in the 2012 election, Hassan Ayariga, that “Even God, if He comes to Ghana today, IMANI people will find fault with Him, so who am I?”

Ghana’s Power Crisis is Self-Imposed – Energy Expert Mr. Woode

Mr Woode noted sadly that Poverty in the country is self-imposed - that two mini-hydro electric power plants which the state took delivery of have been left to "rot" at the Tema Port since 2005.

Why Ghanaian Doctors Are on Strike – Expatiated

By: Dr Frank Owusu-Sekyere, Chairman, Greater Accra Division of Ghana Medical Association: This basically means that after 2012, doctors salaries actually reduced in 2013 - and in the process, the National Labour Commision ruling trampled upon by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission.