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Journalists must be assertive – NMC Boss

The National Media Commission Chairman Kabral Blay Amihere says Ghanaian journalists must be more assertive in telling their story and shun keeping mum on adverse happenings that infringe on their rights.   Making reference to a case of assault of two photojournalists by some Soldiers, Blay Amihere wondered why the Newspapers with which the two photographers work with weren’t vociferous ...

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Officials Suspended in S. Africa’s Widening Gupta Scandal

South Africa suspended four top security officials on Friday, including two brigadier generals, in a widening scandal over a plane chartered by a family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma using an air force base without proper permission. The affair – dubbed “Guptagate” after the influential Indian-born Gupta family – has transfixed South Africa since the private flight landed ...

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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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Widows regain seized assets after 37 years

Three elderly widows who reside at Berekum in the Brong Ahafo region with 19 children and dozens of grandchildren and great grandchildren, have finally reclaimed assets they lost 37 years ago after the death of their husband. The widows, Obaa Payin Akua Addae, Obaa Payin Ama Forda and Obaa Payin Akosua Anane first, second and third wives of the late ...

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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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NPP-USA admonishes NDC government on Cuban doctors

Information reaching NPP-USA is that the sector Minister for Health, Ms Sherry Ayittey will sign an agreement with the Cuban government to import doctors from that country to stand in for striking Ghanaian public sector doctors. It is our fervent hope that the news is a hoax, or only a ploy to nudge the doctors towards a decision to return ...

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Ex-Fifa president resigns over bribes

Fifa honorary president Joao Havelenge has resigned after being named in a report as having received bribes. The report by Fifa’s ethics chairman Hans-Joachim Eckert also names Nicolas Leoz for taking kickbacks from World Cup rights marketing agency International Sport and Leisure. Leoz resigned from the governing body’s executive committee last week. He was accused in the report of being ...

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