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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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President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo Is Not A Magician

By Philip Kobina Baidoo Jnr. The euphoria that ushered in President Kufuor’s administration, sixteen years ago, was electrifying. The expectations, though I stand to be corrected, was much astronomic than it is now. Sadly, that energic ecstasy petered out like a morning mist in no time . In less than a year, Ewura Ama’s classic mid 70s hit was revived ...

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No, It was rather Mahama who disrespected Otumfuo

Source: ghanaweb.com columnist: Okoampa-Ahoofe, Kwame I don’t know what kind of legal practice he is into, or which law school awarded him his law degree, or what he did in order to pass his Bar Exam and secure his license to practice law. But it clearly appears to me that when it comes to an intelligent discussion of the laws ...

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Book Review: Ngugi wa Thiong’o. 2016.

Book Review: Ngugi wa Thiong’o. 2016. Secure the base: Making Africa visible in the globe. New York: Seagull Books. 130 pp. African Studies Quarterly, 16 (3-4) December 2016 In seven chapters, Ngugi wa Thiong’o touches on a wide-range of issues, from the impact of slavery to colonialism and neocolonialism, from nuclear disarmament to the lopsided distribution of power within the ...

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The term Tsoo-boi and the early Akan settlement in the volta region

By Ghanaweb.com columnist: Owusu, Stephen Atta In the year 1732, when the Ashanti Kingdom was ruled by Otumfuo Opoku Ware I, the Ashantis, mainly from Kuntenase, in an attempt to expand the kingdom, moved towards a place that is now part of the Volta region and to a place called Worawora. They fought the Chokosis and drove them out from ...

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