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26.07.2005 Feature Article

Ghana - A Banana Republic

Ghana - A Banana Republic
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President Kufuor appoints Regional Ministers Kufuor appoints Mayors of Cities (Accra & Kumasi) Kufuor appoints MCEs/DCEs (don't buy the notion of 'nominate') Decentrlization? No Way! Kufuor appoints CHARJ boss Kufuor appoints SFO bossKufuor appoints Attorney general Kufuor appoints Appeal Court Judges Kufuor appoints Supreme Court Judges Independence of the Judiciary? Big Joke Kufuor appoints Chief of Defence Staff Kufuor appoints Chief of Naval Staff Kufuor appoints Chief of Air Staff Kufuor appoints Chief of Army Staff Kufuor appoints Prisons Service boss Kufuor appoints Police Service boss Kufuor appoints National Fire Service boss Kufuor appoints Immigration Service boss Politicized Military? You got it right Kufuor appoints the Daily Graphic Editor Kufuor appoints the Ghanaian Times Editor Kufuor appoints the Ghana News Agency Kufuor appoints the Ghana Broadcasting Corperation boss Media is government controlled? ..and Kufuor wants to keep it that way Kufuor appoints CEOs of companies (VRA, Ghana Airways, Ghana Water Company. Electricity Company, Tema Oil Refinery, Ghana National Petroleum Company) Kufuor appoints boards of corporate organizations Kufuor appoints Ghana Investment Promotion Centre boss Kufuor appoints State Enterprises Commission boss Kufuor appoints Civil Service boss Kufuor appoints Internal Revenue Service boss Govt controls business & jobs, so, we'll all be at it's mercy! Kufuor appoints the Football Association Boss Kufuor appoints the Olympic Committee Boss Kufuor appoints the National Sports Council Even sports is not free of politics
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