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DOUBLE MEDALS: A LOOMING DANGER, AN UNENDING MENACE

NO WATER, NO LIGHT, NO ROAD, NO VOTE!

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Travelling to Kumasi from Wa, i came across several sign boards with the inscription No water,No roads, No light, No vote strategically positioned close by the road side to attract the mercies of politicians. 

In my mind i ask, what has the assembly man done about this situation? The District Assemblies? etc 

Do we have to wait till its an election year to put up sign boards like that?

Have our folks in these communities been sleeping all this while?

How do we get rural folks to hold their leaders accountable?

In Ghana today, an assembly man resigns to be a presiding member, a party chairman resigns to be a DCE, a DCE eyes the seat of the MP and an MP does same for a ministerial appointment. A minister also has his eyes set on the seat of Presidency.

Our politicians are busily eyeing something that  they have forgotten the people who got them there.

Ghana Decides 2016. 

Watch out for ODEKRO.ORG, GHANA DECIDE…

ASSESSING THE ROLE/IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE IN TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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ASSESSING THE ROLE/IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE IN TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
In recent times, development organizations have come to adopt a participatory approach in undertaking developmental projects in rural areas and places where a lot is desired in terms of development. As a developer whose interest lies in the use of communication tools in facilitating development, it baffles me to see the neglect of the very crucial element of culture that most people living in very remote and under developed areas cling on to by development organizations that usually militates against steady progress expected by these organizations.Ghana committed itself to the tenets of the Millennium Development Goals in September 2001. To ensure full implementation of these goals, it mainstreamed them into the respective national development policy frameworks. According to the Ghana MDG’s 2015 report, progress towards the attainment of the MDGs has been reported on annual…