23April2014

I Like The Ghanaian Interpretation Of Easter

Some 44 years ago I had to drive through the German Autobahn to Austria on Easter day.

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Reducing Public Sector Wage Bill

On Tuesday, April 1, the Finance Minister, in his presentation on Expenditure Rationalisation to parliament, outlined measures to reduce the  public sector wage bill. Among them are reducing the incidence of ghost workers, net freeze on employment in some sectors of the public service and most debatable moratorium on public sector wages, all aimed at ensuring fiscal discipline.

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Harvesting Tree Stumps From Volta Lake

Even though the removal of aged tree stumps in Ghana’s only man-made lake promises to generate a lot of economic benefits, fisherfolk along the lake think their livelihood is at stake.

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The NPP Votes For Change

The NPP, consistent with its name, have elected a NEW leadership in Tamale. All incumbents, except one, Ms Otiko Djaba lost their re-election bids. The next few months will make clear how much change the grass-roots of the party want. But the NPP grassroots have served clear notice that they will not be taken for granted or dictated to by anybody.

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What Is The International Community?

A young, bright, gentleman introduced himself recently and said he worked at the Ghana News Agency.  I asked,  ‘Does the Agency still exist?’ He was surprised.  I told him  time was when the news was determined greatly by what the Ghana News Agency put out.

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