Ex- Deputy Minister of information under the Kufuor administration has described as fruitful discussion between him and the Bureau of National Investigations.

Mr. Frank Agyakum was invited to answer questions pertaining to the award of contract for the renovation of offices within his ministry.

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Some Thoughts From Gabby On The Election Petition
The respondents in Ghana’s presidential election petition are, in short, saying, “Yes, we admit there were irregularities, but, whatever they are, whether over-voting, unknown polling stations or voting without biometric verification, they must be seen as nothing more than clerical, administrative or transpositional errors which must not affect votes cast by Ghanaians.”
President Mahama must name his Vice President
The sudden death of the President of the Republic of Ghana, John Evans Atta Mills, has thrown the entire nation into an understandable state of mourning. Our thoughts and prayers go to his wife and family. Indeed, our hearts are with all Ghanaians as we mourn the passing of our leader. We wish to commend the nation, especially the responsible state institutions and personnel, for our conduct so far, particularly, in the seamless transition within hours of former President Mills’ death that saw power smoothly transferred to his vice president.
Government Officials Must Declare Their Assets Annually
The Danquah Institute has added its voice to calls for the policy on declaration of assets of public officials to be strengthened. Asset declaration is a measure whereby public officials (including members of the judiciary and the legislature) are required to periodically declare their personal income and wealth for scrutiny by a state authority. The policy think tank is calling for amendments to the law - The Public Office Holders (Declaration of Assets and Disqualifications) Act 1998 (Act 550) - which will require all those public officials captured under the law and their spouses and dependent children to file assets disclosure report annually, instead of at the beginning of a new government’s four-year term and at the end of it – and for those records to be accessible to the public and public agencies for scrutiny and monitoring purposes.
10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About Voter Validation
Voter Validation is an exercise aimed at cleaning up the voter register, and is considered to be the only feasible solution at this stage, as a lesser alternative to compiling a whole new register.  The Electoral Commission’s Panel of Experts, the team tasked with making recommendations to Mrs Charlotte Osei and the EC leadership on how to get a credible register for 2016, has told the EC to carry out Validation, because it is at the moment the most viable option for a credible election.
KEN OFORI-ATTA CHARGES GHANAINS OVER ASSAULT ON OUR DEMOCRACY, ‘STOP BEING QUIET, BE OUTRAGED!’
Ken Ofori-Atta, the Chairman of the Databank Group, has charged on Ghanaians, including the youth, teachers, NGOs, journalists and clerics to stop being quiet and neutral in the search for justice and show some courage and outrage in the face of attacks on integrity in our democracy and the way the nation’s finances are being mishandled. He said this when he delivered the second of the William Ofori-Atta (Paa Willie) Institute for Integrity Lectures at the British Council Hall, last Tuesday (March 12, 2013).
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How Ghana must utilise its new strategic importance
With the discovery of significant oil potential offshore, Ghana has not only new international importance – we also have cause for greater confidence and strength in our global interactions. The increased interest of both China and the United States in Ghana can add extraordinary oomph to Ghana’s development – but this can only happen if we become smarter, more strategic and more assertive in our dealings with these two powerful nations.
Ghana Gas Company operating ‘illegally’
The Danquah Institute has stated that Ghana National Gas Company, headed by Dr George Sipa-Yankey, is operating illegally as it was not created by an Act of Parliament and currently appears to be breaching the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Act, 1983 (PNDCL 64), which set up the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation. The Executive Director of the Danquah institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko made this known at a press conference organised by the Institute and held at the Ghana International Press Centre on Wednesday 21st December 2011.
Anyone against free SHS is a nation wrecker - Osafo Maafo
Former Education and Sports Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo has described those opposed to the New Patriotic Party (NPP's) free Senior High School (SHS) education policy as “nation wreckers”. According to him, such pessimists who do not have the foresight and vision to accelerate the nation development should be ignored.
Frank Agyakum: Encounter with BNI fruitful
Ex- Deputy Minister of information under the Kufuor administration has described as fruitful discussion between him and the Bureau of National Investigations.Mr. Frank Agyakum was invited to answer questions pertaining to the award of contract for the renovation of offices within his ministry.