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KWAKU’S INTERVIEW WITH DR. MO IBRAHIM

Sudanese telecoms billionaire, Dr. Mo Ibrahim was Kwaku Sakyi-Addo’s guest on “KWAKU One-on-One” on Sunday, November 29 at 3pm on TV3. Dr. Ibrahim is the founder of the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which awards five million dollars over 10 years to an ex-African leader who leaves an excellent governance record, plus US$200,000 year for life thereafter.

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KWAKU’S INTERVIEW WITH KABRAL BLAY-AMIHERE

Kabral Blay-Amihere, came to national attention as a student leader in the mid-seventies and later as a columnist whose militant thoughts and stirring diaries were compelling reading.

The Journalist, Teacher and Diplomat, was born at Ekwe, a village in the Western Region.
At age 28, he became the Director of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. Educated at Legon, London School of Economics and Harvard, Blay Amihere, is one of the widest travelled men in this country.
As the Ghana Institutes of Journalism, celebrates Golden Jubilee, what does he think about contemporary journalism in Ghana?

We will also discuss his forthcoming book, “Between the Lion and the Elephant”, as well as the Council on Foreign Relations that’s just about to take off and which he promises will rival any International Relations Think Thank in Africa.

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KWAKU’S INTERVIEW WITH FORMER PRESIDENT KUFUOR

After eight (8) years at the Presidency, a job for which he has been criticized as well as praised in equal measure. But what are his own reflections of the Presidency? Does he have regret or does he fill totally fulfilled? Here are some highlights of Kwaku Sakyi–Addo’s interview with Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, nine months after he left office.

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Essays > U-WRITE: it’s your space!

Inside Mo Ibrahim’s mind

Although the Sudanese billionaire Mo Ibrahim has never met Esi Ansah, I suspect he would be enamored of her views on the refusal of his prize committee to award eligible African leaders in 2009.

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Unchaining Ghana’s Melodies

Everybody knows Ghana is blessed with gold, cocoa and now oil, but one of its greatest resources is still neglected and untapped: the creative talents of its songwriters, composers, and bands.  If Ghana recognised, developed, and supported this talent, it could become a big source of wealth.

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Rejoinder: The Impact of Illicit Trade & Counterfeit Drugs

We will like to applaud the sentiments recently expressed by the CEO of Unilever Ghana Ltd., Mr. Charles Cofie, regarding the impact of counterfeiting on Ghana's national development. A counterfeit product seeks to misrepresent its source, manufacturer or contents, and thus to deceive consumers into buying something that they probably would have rejected had they been fully informed. In that sense, counterfeiting both breaches the rights of citizens/consumers as well as undermine trust in the marketplace, more often than not to the detriment of the most vulnerable in society, who rarely have the means for remedy.

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What Can Obama & Ghana do for Each Other?

When President Barack Obama steps foot in Ghana on the 10th of July 2009, he will be walking into one of the very few global contexts where George Bush will be a hard act to follow: “development aid to Africa”.

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Unchaining Ghana’s Melodies

Everybody knows Ghana is blessed with gold, cocoa and now oil, but one of its greatest resources is still neglected and untapped: the creative talents of its songwriters, composers, and bands.  If Ghana recognised, developed, and supported this talent, it could become a big source of wealth.

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