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Judiciary: fighting graft needs muscles

When a survey on corruption was carried out in Ghana two years ago, more than eight out of every 10 Ghanaians (85%) said judges and magistrates were some of the most corrupt public officials in the country. On top of the list was the police (89%), while national government officials (86%) came second. The judiciary …

Franck Kuwonu

What does the Paris treaty look like from Ghana?

The suburb of Alajo is about as far from the posh hotels of Paris as you could get. But the bureaucrats and politicians here in France are negotiating a climate treaty to “help the world’s poorest”, including billions of dollars of guarantees of “climate aid” to developing nations. I have argued in this blog that …

Bjorn Lomborg

Ghana supports Egypt’s bid for non-permanent Security Council seat

Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hanna Tetteh has lent support to Egypt’s request for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council in 2016-2017. According to an Egyptian Foreign Ministry statement, Tetteh approached Egypt’s ambassador to Ghana, expressing the “leading role and experience of Egyptian diplomacy”. Tetteh considered this support a part of the strong relations and cooperation between …

Adham Youssef

Africa Cup of Nations: A remarkable history

In its 30th edition, the championship is attracting the interest of many fans following the qualifying tournament, which held many surprises after the loss of major teams against teams of little fame, experience, and history in the championship.

Daily News Egypt

The wrong uses of public health

By Dr Cesar Chelala One of my most persistent memories of my friend Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was how, when we met after one of my health-related missions overseas, he would question me about the polio situation in the country I visited. I am sure he would be dismayed …

Daily News Egypt

North America impairment pushes Abu Dhabi’s TAQA into 2013 loss

Reuters – Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA) posted a net loss of AED 2.52bn ($687m) for 2013 as it marked down the value of its oil and gas holdings in North America, the company said on Tuesday. The state-controlled energy investment giant swung from a profit after minority interests of AED 649m in 2012. …

Daily News Egypt