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African Democracies Are Indeed Tragic – Corruption – XXIX

Columnist: Tsikata, Prosper Yao Don’t Let Corruption Kill Development, UN Secretary-General Decadent Judiciary Executive interference in the judiciary is another worrying issue Ghana must deal with if the country is to make any headway on the democratic trajectory. The Kufour-led administration had set a bad precedent that indicates that criminal cases brought against political opponents are determined at the whims ...

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Someone you should know !

ANOTHER GHANAIAN MAKES GHANA PROUD….. someone u should know! David Dadey, graduating from Washington University School of Medicine as a Doctor and Medical Scientist (MD PhD) in May 2017, has been marched with Stanford University Medical Center in California to specialize in Neurological Surgery. David is 28 years old and the son of two retired Ghanaian diplomats, Ambassador Samuel Kofi ...

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28-yr-old paralysed man seeks justice after falling billboard crashed him

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Meet Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah: First black female neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital!

Source: thisisafrica.me By Socrates Mbamalu on March 20, 2017 — We start this week with heartwarming news, Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah left Ghana at the age of 15, and has been in the U.S for nearly 11 years. The first physician in her family, including the extended family, Abu-Bonsrah ...

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Re. Ghanaians’ absurd infatuation with spoken English

By: Kwawukume, Andy C.Y. A lot of valid points have been made as comments on his piece but I picked on one by Sika as a prop to write my rejoinder. I agree with Sika that those calling for Twi to be made the national language are indeed fools and mere ethnic supremacists. As such, they cannot recognise that Twi ...

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Typhus is making a comeback in Texas — aided by heat, poverty and cats

Source: aolnews.com An old microbial enemy of ours is mounting a quiet comeback in the South, a new study published this month in Emerging Infectious Diseases has found — one aided by poverty, climate change, and cats. Researchers from Texas tallied up reported cases of confirmed or suspected typhus, a broadly defined disease spread by several insects and arachnids, within ...

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Senseless Portfolis Insensitive Government!

By Manasseh Azure Awuni Senseless portfolios, insensitive government Yesterday, I listened to the Minister of Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, on Joy FM’s Top Story with Evans Mensah. He was trying to defend the president’s decision to shoot the number of ministers and deputy ministers to a record 110 since this nation was born. After listening to his submission and the tape ...

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National TB control Programme to acquire digital solar panelled X’ray machines

The National TB control Programme is scaling up efforts at detecting TB cases early with digital solar panelled X’ray machines. The Programme is therefore calling for public engagement in sensitising the society to fast track the process of early detection for effective treatment and cure, towards the global strategy to End TB by 2035. These came up at a press ...

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