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Sankofa:Ghana: The Case for Special “Castle Ministers” for Change

We bring this article by veteran journalist and writer Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng and hope the current President John Mahama will have the time to browse and read such articles and ideas. Nobody will deny the President the privilege to appoint his Ministers but for God’s sake, the people of Ghana need to know what the job descriptions and responsibilities of the ...

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A fair minimum wage is a measure of decency

BY JESSE JACKSON May 6, 2013 The April jobs report has been hailed as good news by the nation’s newspapers. But a look under the numbers is more sobering. In Chicago and cities across the country, extreme poverty remains high, and the jobless still haunt our streets. Washington would rather sell optimism. We’ve seen 38 straight months of private-sector jobs ...

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Tribalism is eating too deep into our society!

Will Ghana ever progress as a disciplined, directed and well-run society like the Western Societies we’ve all run to? It is my firm conclusion that our nation is doomed: doomed to a coarse whose progress is unguided by any virtuous higher purpose, but by the course of mere primal nature. Lord Lugard comes to mind here, regrettably. And I never ...

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Get Even, Not Mad!

The decision by the Mahama government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to enter into an agreement in which the Cuban government will be exporting 300 medical doctors as labor scabs to break the resolve of striking Ghanaian doctors, is tantamount to an effective declaration of war against both the professional and economic survival of Ghanaian doctors. In the long ...

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The Gluttonous Attitude of Ghanaian Politicians Is Disgusting

By Joseph Ziem Character is one of the most important assets in a man’s life. It is a person’s distinctive identity, whether good or bad. It can also be your attitude and actions in secret; who you are when no one is watching. If a man does not lose his character, then there is hope for his/her destiny. Thus, a ...

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COMMENTARY ON MALARIA PREVENTION IN GHANA

Ghana celebrated the success story of the hang up campaign which has seen the distribution of more than 12 million treated nets between 2010 and 2012. Perhaps the 1st Lady Mrs Lordina Mahama hit the nail right on the head when she entreated people with the treated nets not to make them a show piece but use them for the ...

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The recent upsurge in new churches

THE RECENT UPSURGE IN NEW CHURCHES, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND MINISTERIAL EVANGELISM: VERSUS THE HIGH RATE OF SOCIAL VICES, CRIMES AND SOCIAL ATROCITIES. BY: PERCY KONADU YIADOM (BSW, MSW) The mystery surrounding the increase in new churches, religious beliefs and ministerial evangelism which contradicts with the alarming rates of crimes, social vices and atrocities still remains unsolved. New churches keep springing ...

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Rejoinder by Nii Lantey Okunka Bannerman : Feces takeover Accra markets

I read with horror the news report titled “Faeces{sic} takeover Accra markets”. The report, produced by the Herald, was posted by Ghanaweb on the 8th of April, 2013. Why this revelation was shocking to anyone paying attention in Ghana astounds me. It is a known fact that vendors throughout Accra and other cities do ease themselves in black plastic bags ...

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