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News Ghana » Politics: Political interference threatens future of Ghana’s cocoa

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Political-interference-threatens-future-of-Ghana-s-cocoa-628897
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Ghana’s cocoa sector risks a dip if the country fails to address the politicization of the sector. According to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the issue has affected the growth of the cocoa sector as politicians have over the ...

News Ghana » Politics: Nkrumah’s overthrow, bane of Ghana’s underdevelopment - CPP

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/nkrumah-s-overthrow-bane-of-ghana-s-underdevelopment-cpp-129103
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Ghana continues to struggle for economic independence 61 years after attaining political independence. “Unfortunately under the fourth Republic the quest for economic independence has been abandoned by both the alternating governments of the New ...

News Ghana » Politics: Political interferences thwart fight against corruption – Dr Koranteng

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/20/political-interferences-thwart-fight-against-corruption-dr-koranteng/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“It hampers efforts to alleviate poverty, undermines political stability and economic growth and diminishes the country’s attractiveness for investment”. He said the Ghanaian society, recognising the negative impacts of corruption, has over the ...

News Ghana » Politics: Parliament urged to repeal laws that bar Chiefs from active Politics

News channel or source: http://www.businessghana.com/site/news/politics/160203/Parliament-urged-to-repeal-laws-that-bar-Chiefs-from-active-Politics
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Mr Roland Adatuu, Executive Director of Youth link-Ghana, has called on the country’s Legislature to repeal laws in the constitution that bar Chiefs from actively engaging in party politics. Article 276 1 & 2 states: “a chief shall not take part in ...

News Ghana » Politics: Akufo-Addo blames Mahama for Ghana's poor showing on corruption index

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.com.gh/news/politics/blame-mahama-for-ghanas-poor-showing-on-corruption-index-id8030860.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

President Nana Akufo-Addo has attributed Ghana's poor showing on Transparency International's corruption perception index on the John Mahama administration. Ghana ranked 81 out of 180 countries in the global corruption index report released on Thursday by ...

News Ghana » Politics: Life after politics: Former PMs advise Bill English on what to do – and what not to do

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/101649206/life-after-politics-former-pms-advise-bill-english-on-what-to-do--and-what-not-to-do
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

"Politics is in many ways a very constraining existence ... And over desserts of salted caramels, lemon tarts, Ghana tortes and macaroons, the ultra-high net worth individuals agree. "He's very proud he's left a strongly-growing New Zealand economy ...

News Ghana » Politics: Pep Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

News channel or source: https://mobile.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/worldSports/Pep-Guardiola-charged-for-wearing-political-ribbon-628798
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Spaniard's sanction is for "wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon", said the Football Association. Guardiola said in November he wears the ribbon to support imprisoned politicians in Catalonia, where he was born. He has until 18:00 ...

News Ghana » Politics: AFRICA/TOGO - National political dialogue begins: Catholics pray for peace

News channel or source: http://www.fides.org/en/news/63787-AFRICA_TOGO_National_political_dialogue_begins_Catholics_pray_for_peace
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Kolowarè (Agenzia Fides) - National political dialogue among the various political parties ... at the opening ceremony of the dialogue session called "Lomè 2018" the president of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo emphasized his neutrality, his role as facilitator ...

News Ghana » Politics: How Masekela’s Journeys in Exile Shaped His Music and Politics

News channel or source: https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/masekelas-journeys-exile-shaped-music-politics-phtz/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

During his travels through Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia, Zaire and Ghana, Masekela was exposed to energetic political debate pivoting on competing pan-Africanist agendas, anti-imperialism and the consolidation of nation-building initiatives in decolonising Africa.

News Ghana » Politics: AquaVenture Holdings Limited Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Interest in Desalination Plant in Ghana

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/prnewswire/press_releases/Florida/2018/02/15/FL16257
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The plant has the capacity to deliver approximately 18.5 million gallons (60,000 m 3) per day of potable water to Ghana Water Company Limited ("GWCL") under a long-term, U.S. dollar denominated water purchase agreement. Political risk insurance is ...