Many economic analysts, including some of the country’s development partners, hold the view that until the government is able to consistently meet its domestic revenue targets, it will not be in a strong position to deliver the kind of development needed.
The mining industry in the country has been the subject of intense debate over the past three decades, initially about its effects on the environment and more recently its contribution to the national economy and living standards in the mining communities.
At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos, Switzerland, the former Premier of the United Kingdom, Mr Tony Blair, passed a vote of confidence in the growth and economic achievements of the country.
Two weeks ago (January 14), the President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, made all of us sit up when he called on the National Peace Council (NPC) to take urgent steps to defuse the rising tension around the new voters register the
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament last Monday ordered the arrest and detention of two finance officers of the Akontombra District Assembly after they had been accused of ‘trying to deceive the committee’.
With political and business leaders gathering in London yesterday to discuss the next step in the relations between Africa and the United Kingdom, expectations are high around the continent in particular on the outcome of the summit.
This year is an election year, and as always, so many issues will come up for national discussions. We envisage that one of the key issues during electioneering will be on health and more specifically on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).