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Aid for Strong Cities, Strong Communities

“Over the past two and a half years, the Obama Administration received feedback from leaders all across the country who described the kind of partnership that would be most useful to them for economic growth,” said Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes. “The result is Strong Cities, Strong Communities, an innovative new pilot that will help strengthen local communities while also delivering federal resources and assistance more effectively.”

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Imani Alert: So why all the Fuss about Ghana’s 2011 Budget?

In our present context, what are needed are signs that the government intends to embark on a rationalisation of its expenditure through greater specialisation in those areas that improve upon its capacity to enhance citizens’ welfare and lubricate wealth-creation. Rather than tax the citizenry to its knees, the government ought to find more creative means to divest itself of some of the responsibilities it has historically performed abysmally.

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