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Ministry commits to passage of Affirmative Action Bill

Source: Public Agenda By Elizabeth Ayamga The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has reiterated its commitment to ensuring the passage of the Affirmative Action Law. The sector Minister, Nana Oye Lithur, gave the assurance at the 6th Biennial conference of District Assemblywomen on the theme “Affirmative Action Now” orga-nised recently in Accra . She indicated that her Ministry ...

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Brong Ahafo Associations in USA Meet Again

The Council of Brong Ahafo Associations of North America (COBAANA) will be converging again in Washington DC on Saturday, August 31st, 2013 for their 4th Annual Convention. The venue is the Holiday Inn, 2 Montgomery Village Avenue in Gaithersburg, Maryland. For the past four years, COBAANA has taken the leading role of bringing all Brong Ahafo citizens in the United ...

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Sir John in Connecticut

Source: Akua Bonsu I Have Absolute Faith in SC Judges” – Sir John As rumors circulate among detractors that NPP General Secretary Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John has disappeared from the Ghanaian political landscape, he appeared Sunday evening in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States to herald a Town Hall Meeting with Ghanaians. The NPP scribe called ...

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Chemical Changes in Brain Identify Autism

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have brain chemical changes between the ages of 3 and 10 that distinguish them from children with other forms of developmental delay, researchers reported. In particular, concentrations of N-acetylaspartate, which plays important roles in several brain functions, rises over time to near-normal levels in ASD children, ...

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Fiifi Kwetey: Otabil biased with his critique of Ghana’s leadership

Source: radioxyzonline.com The Minister of Financial and Allied institutions at the Presidency says Pastor Mensa Otabil’s analysis of the leadership ‘crisis’ in Ghana is “partial”. Mr. Kwetey told XYZ Breakfast Show Host Moro Awudu on Monday August 5, 2013 that Dr. Otabil has not been consistent with his assertion that bad leadership is the bane of Ghana’s development as he ...

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Ghana’s debt now GHc39.1 billion

Source: The Scandal The Bank of Ghana (BOG) says Ghana’s stock of public debt increased to GHc39.1 billion (43.9% of GDP) as at the end of June 2013, from GHc35.1 billion in December 2012. Out of the total public debt stock, the domestic component amounted to GHc20.9 billion compared to GHc18.5 billion in December 2012. External debt stock also stood ...

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Rawlings blasts Egyptian authorities over Morsi

Source: Daily Graphic Former President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has decried the seeming unending crisis in Egypt and is urging an alliance of global voices to stop what he says is the unfair treatment of deposed President Mohammed Morsi. The former President also described Robert Mugabe’s victory in the Zimbabwe presidential and parliamentary elections as a victory for African ...

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I’m single and unattached – Miss Ghana 2013

From: Graphic Showbiz For her beauty and charm, one would think that the current Miss Ghana, Guissepina Nana Akua Baafi would be spoilt for choice for men but no, the 22-year-old beauty queen says she is ‘gnashing’. She told Showbiz last Friday that most people who get to hear of her “single” status doubt her because for them, her beauty ...

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