Sekondi-Takoradi

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2012
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South Korea went from a poor country devastated by war to an OECD member in 50 years. In the same period of time Ghana went from a country with a high potential for take off to one that stagnated at best and standards of living declined or backwardness. About $500m of public funds are embezzled [&hel...
By benim
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Aug 5th, 2011
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I hope this article may not be looked upon as a wish list or wishful thinking or being wistful as regards ascending to the corridors of power or pertaining to what prevailed under the first Republic of Nkrumah. I have been a humble teacher of four decades. I think I can arrogate to myself some [&hell...
By benim
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Aug 5th, 2011
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By Gyasi K. Dapaa, Economist 1. We can’t afford it: Ghana is not a self-sufficient economy. The fact is most of our most important public programs (like the National Health Insurance Scheme, School Feeding Program, etc) and our national budget breathe on foreign aid and debt. The question for u...
By benim
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Aug 5th, 2011
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Once upon a time, the nation Ghana, formerly Gold Coast, was the envy of other African countries, a darling colony and a pride nation of the British, before and immediately after independence. A nation of loving, hospitable, compassionate, sociable and easy to approach people. A nation noted for her ...
By benim
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Aug 3rd, 2011
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Christina Samia Yaba Nkrumah prior to 2007 was a freelance journalist living with her Italian husband and son somewhere in Rome. Then the CPP went for her hoping that Nkrumah’s daughter’s presence in the party would lift up it’s fortunes. This in the same way her two brothers had be...
By benim
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Jul 26th, 2011
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The view is widely held among economists and laymen alike that governments in third-world countries are justified in resorting to borrowing to address the heavy infrastructural deficiencies in such countries. For this reason, even third-world governments formed by right-wing parties that normally bel...
By benim
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May 10th, 2011
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Fisherman Steven Smith-Borlah gazes out to sea from his beachside hut in Akwidae, a coconut leaf-roofed village that squats between a mangrove swamp and the overgrown ruins of a 17th century German fort. Twice a day, yellow helicopters fly overhead, shuttling between Ghana’s oil boomtown Sekond...
By benim
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Jan 3rd, 2011
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More than 200,000 people or one per cent of Ghana’s adult population regard themselves as gay or lesbian, according a study. The data has been collected by the Ghana Household Survey (GHS). The 100,000 individual respondents to the survey provided the biggest pool of Ghana social data after the...
By benim
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Dec 15th, 2010
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Ghanaians welcomed their country’s first oil on Wednesday optimistic they can enjoy the economic benefits without the troubles that oil wealth has brought other African countries. “It is a blessing,” said Andy Kwame Amuzu, a 50-year-old taxi driver in the western town on Takoradi, w...