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TB Joshua ‘Pastors’ Busted For Fraud

Two Nigerian nationals, who claim to be pastors from the Nigeria based Prophet T.B. Joshua’s Church, have been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department of the Police Service after they attempted to defraud a young man on the deceit of having solutions to his spiritual problems. The two suspects, Emmanuel John Bassey, a mobile phone repairer and David Brown a ...

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Gov’t appoints Godwin Dovlo as new MD for GWCL

Government has appointed Kwaku Godwin Dovlo, a civil engineer, as the new Managing Director of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL). The Board of Directors of the GWCL made the appointment following a directive from the Presidency. Mr Dovlo who assumed office as Acting Managing Director on April 12th last week, took over from Mr Kweku Botwe, who has been ...

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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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Corruption in Ghana: the way out…

The statesmanship as the steer of governance of the country is characterized by bribery and corruption in all its proceedings. These ills and madness in state institutions must be tackled by the Commander-in-chief of the country setting up committees made up of spies, who will act as “clients” to check up on the problem of corruption in the state institutions. ...

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New UN Strategy Could Save Two Million Children A Year

GENEVA — The World Health Organization and U.N. Children’s Fund are unveiling a new strategy to end preventable child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea by 2025.  The agencies say this new plan of action potentially could save the lives of up to two million young children each year. Pneumonia and diarrhea are two leading killers of young children.  Together, they ...

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Ketu area to get new power plant.

Torgbui Sri III, Awoamefia of Anlo, has pledged support for the Combined Cycle Gas Turbine and Heat Recovery System Generator Ketu Power Project (KPP). He commended the promoters, MacBaron Group, for bringing such a project to the Volta Region and pledged the cooperation of the Chiefs, Clan Heads, Land Owners and the people, towards realisation of the project. The Awoamefia ...

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