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Russia to partner Ghana in developing nuclear industry- An open letter against it!

Mr Paul Essel Ghana High Commissioner Canberra, Australia Your Excellency , I am writing to you with the hope that you will get the Ghana Government to put a brake on this. Please do whatever you can and get  our Government to put a stop to the development of nuclear energy in Ghana in the short to medium term. Those ...

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South Side of Chicago isn’t ready for health emergencies-Jesse Jackson Sr.

BY JESSE  JACKSON sr   As this is written, everyone wounded in the terror bombings at the Boston Marathon has survived his or her wounds. This remarkable testament to effective medical response stems largely from Boston’s exceptional health-care capacity. But as demonstrated by the fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, the chaos wreaked by Superstorm Sandy, the shootings in Aurora, Colo., ...

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Supremus Rex, Waddup With The Archeology? Critical News, 21st April 2013

I am sitting on a bench, my back against a wall at the Weija DVLA office, waiting to be called.  My castigation for not coming forth with the required “aseda” if I am to get my lost licence replaced today.  Forty-seven minutes into purgatory, I am watching Dufie (not her name at all, I have nicknamed her such, a reminder ...

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Did you Understand the Cross-Examination of …..

Dr. Bawumia at the Supreme Court? Yes I do. In any court procedure, the plaintiffs, the defendants and their witnesses are cross-examined by both the prosecution and the defence lawyers at the appropriate times. A witness for say, the plaintiff will first be cross-examined by the plaintiff’s lawyer after he, the witness, has narrated his side of the story. This ...

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NDC/Rawlings/Mills/Mahama are Ghana’s greatest negatives

The damage which NDC’s triumvirate comprising John Rawlings, John Mills and John Mahama have visited on Ghana is incalculably massive in their combined 24-years of misrule. Several instances are shown hereunder to highlight the societal negatives and off-puttings associated with them:- They have frustrated SSSS. Just because they didn’t understand the nitty-gritty of the scheme, a cornerstone in NPP recent ...

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Sankofa:Freedom of Speech and Responsible Reportage in the Ghanaian Media

  30th December 2010 J.J Rousseau, the French philosopher, said long ago that man is born free but everywhere he is in chains.  A reflection on this saying informs us that freedom has more responsibilities than being in servitude or bondage.  At least, a slave has no burden of planning or making decisions but the master has. Freedom of speech ...

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Need we refine our language and content on ghanaweb?

  In John 11:35, it is stated, ‘Jesus wept,’ which is said to be the shortest and most terse verse in the holy tome.  Did Jesus weep for himself, for humanity, for his friend Lazarus who was dead, or for the pity he felt for his friends Mary and Martha?  Some Bible commentators of the synoptic gospels will have us ...

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Remittances help Africa more than aid, says Ghanaian Professor

by Mark Doyle for the BBC Africans are helping themselves more than aid money is, according to new research by a Ghanaian professor. Analysis of cash flows by Hong Kong-based Ghanaian Adams Bodomo shows that Africans living outside the continent send more money home to their families than is sent by traditional Western aid donors in what is called Official ...

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