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Toni Morrison: The Time I Refused to Run (Book Review)

Two blocks. Two very, very long blocks beyond in deep darkness. It is 1953, and  I have walked these blocks many times on my way to the room I rent off campus. I  get off the bus after leaving the library at 10 o’clock in the evening clutching  books in my arms, with a purse hanging from a strap on ...

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Prof Ali Mazuri On Emanicipation Day

Professor Ali Mazuri, one of the world’s most prolific writers in Africa has emphasised the importance of learning about the past in order to influence the present. Prof. Mazuri, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York, said the torch of emancipation had passed from Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela to ...

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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 Mr. President setting up committees made up of spies, who will act as “clients” to check up on the problem of corruption in the state institutions. It is better ...

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God Doesn’t Fix Frail Economy, Diligence Does

“A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich” (Proverbs 10:4). And, “the soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied” (Proverbs 13:4). So, go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise (Proverbs 6: 6). Rev. Asante, God does not fix frail economies, ...

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Dagbon students withdraw from TEIN at UDS Wa campus

Members of the Dagbon Students Association (DASA) in the Wa campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS), who are National Democratic Congress (NDC) members, have withdrawn from the Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN) of the party. In a letter to the Upper West Regional Secretariat of the NDC copied to the Ghana News Agency in Wa on Saturday, the ...

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Young Ladies Patronising Artificial Buttocks

Information reaching Adom News indicates lots of young Ghanaian ladies have been patronising fake buttocks and hip enhancing panties on the local market. The fake enhancers are nothing more than foam pads stuffed into normal ladies’ underwear to give users that extension around the hips and butts. Some traders of the enhancer panties told Adom News they have become hot cakes ...

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Christians Around the World Celebrate Easter

ROME — Pope Francis celebrated his first Easter Mass in Saint Peter’s Square attended by a huge crowd. In his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world) message and blessing, he called for peace in the world. Tens of thousands turned out for the first Easter Mass celebrated by Pope Francis, in a square beautifully adorned by multi-colored ...

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Has Kenyan Supreme Court Beaten Ghana’s Supreme Court?

By Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK I spent most of yesterday watching the live coverage of the Kenyan Presidential Election Petition decision by the Kenyan Supreme Court on my laptop from about 8.30 am till the decision was announced by the Chief Justice just after 2.00pm UK time. It is the time taken by the Kenyan Supreme Court to hear and ...

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