Public procurement is the cash cow for corruption| Peter Bismark

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Government procurement activities are the most vulnerable to corruption more than ever. Each year billions of Ghana Cedis are spent on buying goods and services for public projects and programs. Contracts from roads, housing, agriculture, government vehicles, schools and hospitals make up the cow’s milk.  These call for big budgets and complex plans to meet …

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CEBSARAFRICA Calls for Right Thinking and Right Mindsets to Aid Build Better Society in Ghana

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The Centre for Better Society Advocacy and Research Africa (CEBSARAFRICA) had called for right thinking and mindsets transformation among the citizens to be able to create a better society fair and just for the people in Ghana and Africa at large. This call was made during a community durbar in Ejura in the Ashanti region …

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WASSSCE 2019 Results Lack Credibility| Eric Owusu Darlison

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I am analysing WASSSCE results released this year and I don’t think it can pass the test of credibility. From the pass rate of the core subjects (A1-C6), these are the breakdowns:  Mathematics recorded 71% increase from last year performance; English language recorded 4% increase; whilst Integrated Science and Social Studies recorded 26 and 3% …

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What I call ‘Probational Democracy’ – AK Mensah

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We do not hold leaders accountable here and they continuously take our silence to their advantage and in the nutshell, take us for granted. Four years end, and they come back to us begging for our votes, when they had not achieved anything quite substantial in the period given them. We pretend thinking we had …

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Good Reputation: A Recipe for Building Better Society

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Reputation comprises own actions and what people say about you. Whether we believe it or not, our reputation will always follow us everywhere we go. People will always judge us by our reputation. In the end, the collective reputation of people has both direct and indirect effect on the development of their community and the …

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Make The Fight Against Corruption Very Easy And Friendly- Eric Owusu

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Every year Transparency International ranks nations according to the perceptions their citizens and key foreign investors have on corruption, known as Corruption Perception Index (CPI). This means that a country’s position on the index depends on the perception its citizens have on corruption. This doesn’t mean that countries which score high marks do not have …

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Building a Better Society in Africa is all About Leadership: Borrowed Lessons from the East. Lord A. Adusei

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This article is primarily written to compare West Africa in terms of its developmental pace to that of the East and to argue that the difference in terms of development between the two sides all boils down to differences in leadership! To wit, East Africa is growing economically, West Africa is stagnating and it is …

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Fighting Corruption by AU is a Mirage – Peter Bismark.

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The formation of the Organization of Africa Union (OAU) on May 25, 1963 and changing to Africa Union (AU) on May 26, 2001 till today, had seen marginal economic growth with massive corruption; border disputes and migration from the sub-Saharan to Europe; religious wars and terrorism; and other tyrannical leadership styles. Corruption militates prosperity and …

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Building A Better Society in Africa; It’s Our Own Responsibility! Albert Kobina Mensah

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Africa is not just a continent impoverished with poverty, diseases, conflicts, unstable power supply, polluted water and poor sanitation, it however remains the hotbed of untapped and under exploited opportunities. Africa is the fastest growing continent in the world; has greatest percentage of vibrant, energetic youths and productive young men and women; abundant natural resources …

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