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We are a country that is deeply promiscuous with the truth and disingenuous with PPP - Prominent Public Piety.

Easy Access - Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta

At the last count, 147 responses to Certificates of Surcharge had been delivered. A further 200 public servants in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), alongside contractors, had been issued with notices to demonstrate why they should not be served with Certificates of Disallow for the payments for goods and services they had allegedly improperly signed off on, in the financial year ending December, 2016.

I could have spent the night at Prof.’s residence! On behalf of the scientific community, however, I cut in to pose the question: When is Nana Addo’s one percent promise going to be fulfilled?

Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation

As I promised last week, I sought out Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation. The purpose: to find out if President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is being faithful to his pledge of one percent of gross domestic product (GDP) to Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).

Let me take my readers back a bit. How many Ghanaians were lifted from poverty or made fabulously rich by the establishment of the CEDCOMs, URADEPs, etc set up in the Busia and Acheampong regimes four or more decades ago?

President Akufo-Addo on May 1, 2018, launched the Nation Builders Corps with a pledge for more jobs for the youth.

Written by Colin Essamuah - I was roaming Adabraka as it rained heavily yesterday. My thoughts went to the fact that it doesn’t appear we have comprehensive histories of the development and expansion and growth of towns and cities and suburbs in this country. I may be wrong since I left school decades ago and some material may have been gathered and presented to the public about the beginnings of say Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi, Tamale or Cape Coast, for example, as small habitations for far smaller populations than we have now.

“....instead of a lean government, we have lean Kenkey at a higher price. These are the issues which the government and its activists should be tackling instead of seeking to divert attention with threats, intimidation, assaults, car-snatching, seizure of lorry parks and toilet grabbing.” — President Nana Akufo-Addo, Osu Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Hall, Accra, May 26, 2009.

Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

Written by Collins Essamuah - Yes, the much-heralded fight against all forms of corruption in our public life has turned out to be a big hoax. I have absolutely no doubt in my mind.

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