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ECOWAS Has Done Well, But….

Kudos to ECOWAS – to be able to get rid of a conscienceless bulldog of a power junkie like Yahyah Jammeh without firing a single shot should count as one of the greatest achievements of that body. ECOWAS was formed in 1975 – a good twelve years after the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) – now the AU – came ...

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HIV infection ravaging Ghanaian urban professionals than prostitutes!

I have to break my leave to bring this important message, its a matter of life and death, please note carefully. At the just ended Imani IPSLA Awards, I sat with H.E. Mr. Girmay Haile, The UNAIDS Country Director and he explained some shocking facts (which he mentioned briefly in his speech) with me. He said “TODAY HIV IS SPREADING ...

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Unraveling The Mystery Surrounding Ken Ofori Atta’s Offshore Account

By Francis Kwarteng for ghanatoday.com It came out during Minister-designate for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta’s vetting that he has an offshore account. This is a very serious matter of public interest that requires further plumbing. Because, in our opinion, we view it is an important matter of public interest that should never be swept under the rug just to please ...

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MANASSEH WRITES: If Bagbin had asked Suhuyini’s question the same way

In the past, some people appeared at the Vetting Committee of parliament and they were asked to recite the national anthem and national pledge. The questions were deemed legitimate and relevant. We praised the persons who asked the questions and described them as geniuses. In August 2012, when Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur, appeared ...

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NEWS COMMENTARY TOPIC: POST-ELECTION LAWLESSNESS

It said that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat the mistakes of the past. The December 2016 election has come and gone, with the successful inauguration of Nana Akufo-Addo as the Fifth President of the Fourth Republic. While this success story has received the commendation of the international community, the activities of some people going ...

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The Insanitary Situation In Ghana By George Ankrah

Year in, year out, Ghana faces cholera outbreak which claims innocent lives. According to reliable statistics, in 2014 a severe cholera attack killed 250 people and infected as many as 25,000 people between January and December. Figures from the Ghana Health Service indicate that the situation was severe in the Capital city of Accra which recorded more than 18,000 cases ...

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Sex For Money – The Case of University Students

I have always wondered the reason why students in most of our prestigious institutions resort to selling themselves for money while in school. A number of reasons came up which are not justifiable anyway. As a female student, I must confess that keeping up and staying ahead of the competition is one of the huge challenges students face. You will ...

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The Re-Introduction Of The Quota System In The Teaching And Nursing Training Colleges Is A Progressive And Welcoming Development

Some few days ago, some nursing training institutions in the country opened the sale of admission forms for the 2017/2018 batch of students. The institutions seem not to have consulted the Ministry of Health before attempting to sell the forms to the interested students. A directive was then issued by the Ministry of Health for a halt of the sale ...

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