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Oleeee, Oleee, Olee, OYE.

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com We went past another milestone when Parliament accepted that Nana Oye Lithur could be made Minister for Gender, Children and Social protection.  Like many other new descriptions and positions created so far by Government, I don’t know what that job entails, but I am glad Nana Oye was nominated and accepted.  We will debate the ministries issue ...

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Ghana witnesses growth in churches but with negative lifestyles and attitudes

Pastor John Borham, National Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry said on Wednesday that Ghana has witnessed a phenomenal growth in churches but the same could not be said of the lifestyles and attitude of the people. He said the reality of the phenomenon was that while the number of churches multiplied almost on a daily basis, sin was ...

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Do not be deceived

In life it is extremely important who you choose to associate with or follow, it can help to mold you into someone special or lead to your destruction. In 1 Corinthians 15:33, the bible states that “Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners”, which goes to imply that those you communicate with can and will influence you. In Acts ...

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Akwele’s Advise: Heart Attack

Kojo is visiting with his Uncle Kwame.  His Uncle has just finished preparing fufu and palm-nut soup with smoked herring, kako, cow foot, wole and salted beef.   It is not a secret that Uncle Kwame is the best cook in town.  A lot of people love to eat his food.  This day, Kojo is quite upset with him because he ...

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Ghanaians have lost US$741,423,210 in the first year of operation of the Jubilee Fields….

Fellow Ghanaians, while you celebrate your X’mas and New Year festivities, just ponder over this. Ghanaians have lost US$741,423,210 in the first year of operation of the Jubilee Fields under the Royalty Tax System Agreement instead of the Production Sharing Agreement. Projected loss for 2012 operations is between US$800 million and U$1billion. This is where the technocrats, the politicians of ...

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Common Sense Is Not Common

Adversities prevail when men of reason fail to apply common sense. And it even worsens when those who know right refuse to walk in the path of common sense. That is why when the late Muammar Gaddafi refused to heed to commons sense, his fall was devastating. He should have known that his empire was crumbling when the odds were ...

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1st cook-on-board food truck gets Chicago license

More than six months after the Chicago City Council legalized cooking onboard food trucks, the city on Thursday issued its first license for it to Dan Salls, owner of The Salsa Truck. An ecstatic Salls said that he passed his health and fire inspection on Wednesday and finished his paperwork on Thursday afternoon. By Tuesday, he hopes to be searing ...

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Teen Chess Prodigy is Kampala’s Pride and Joy

KAMPALA — Phiona Mutesi, 16, grew up in a Kampala slum and learned chess from a mission when she stumbled in looking for free food. Now she’s an international chess champion, playing in tournaments around the world. The city’s impoverished Katwe slum seems an unlikely place to pick up a game of chess. But that is exactly what a room ...

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