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Wardrobe Series: Trickle-drizzle-fizzle

Continued from last week’s story… As I had my quiet time that morning, the scripture for meditation read: “There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. Sure, those people appear to be having a good time, but all that laughter will end in heartbreak” – Proverbs 14: 12-13 (MSG Bible). I was sluggish ...

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Sankofa:A RITUAL MURDER TRIAL ( ..also known as Murder in the Palace at Kibi )

Source: archive.spectator.co.uk By A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The story of the case, as reported at length in the Press of the colony, is briefly this. A native potentate, the Odikro (or sub-thief) of Apedwa, was attending the funeral obsequies of the well-known and enlightened chief, Sir Ofori Atta, when he suddenly and completely disaPpeared. Five months after- wards his remains were ...

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MARCH 2016 HAS BEEN A VERY BAD MONTH!

  By CAMERON DUODU Well, it’s been a bad month for me. First was the funeral, on 10-11 March 2016, of my cousin, Mrs Comfort Akua Agyemang (known to all her relatives and friends as “Akua Fio”), who passed on 3 December 2015. Akua grew up in a house directly opposite my grand-mother, Nana Afia Korang’s house, at Asiakwa. So ...

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Make election about economic justice

  BY JESSE JACKSON March 29, 2016 This year’s presidential primaries have highlighted the importance of people of color to the Democratic Party coalition. Hillary Clinton’s lead in the party’s nomination race comes almost entirely from her strength among African-Americans and Latino voters. When people of color favor one candidate by large margins, they make the difference. That will be ...

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Wardrobe Series: Dilemma of the heart

The author: Priscilla Kuukua Akonor My thoughts were interrupted by a knock on my door…. It was Efia, my little sister. She wanted to know if I was ok because I dashed into my room when I got home without saying hi…. I smiled at her and told her I was fine; my way of sacking her.Then I reclined to ...

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It is a privilege, not a human right

Columnist: Okoampa-Ahoofe, Kwame By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. I read the brief news report captioned “Sammy Crabbe Dismissed” (Modernghana.com 3/19/16) and did not understand the quiddities of what exactly caused a portion of the plaintiff’s petition to be struck down. This is all too natural because yours truly is not a professionally trained lawyer. On most days, he tries to ...

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Pediatric Society of Ghana launches Ludo game on world TB Day (March 24 2016)

  By: Dr Anthony Enimil National Childhood TB Focal person Lecturer-KNUST/Senior Paediatrician-KATH President, Ashanti Chapter Paediatric Society of Ghana tenimil@live.com/tonash@gmail.com  +233208164433   Every year, 24th March is set aside to mark World TB DAY. The theme for this year is ‘United To END TB’ In 2015, 730 children (5%) were diagnosed with TB out of 14,460 in total. This is ...

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Americans often see Cuba upside down

  BY JESSE JACKSON March 22, 2016 President Obama’s historic trip to Havana, Cuba — the first American president to visit since Calvin Coolidge in 1928 — opens the door to a new era in relations not only with Cuba, but also with our neighbors across the hemisphere. Extensive press coverage of the trip will feature the President’s meeting with ...

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