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Coronavirus – Sharing learning from Ebola

Ghanaweb.com Columnist: Casely Ato Coleman During the 2014-2016 devastating Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa I worked as the Country Director for Plan International in Freetown, Sierra Leone and was humbled to be part of a coalition of state and non state actors who participated in the response throughout its peak period until it declined. As we wake ...

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GES sacks Sawla SHS Maths teacher for allegedly raping student

A Mathematics teacher of the Sawla Senior High School (SHS) in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Savannah Region, Ernest Ocloo, has been summarily dismissed after he was caught raping a female student of the school in the Staff Common Room in November last year. Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa in the sack letter copied the ...

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How To Celebrate Ghana – Elizabeth Ohene Writes

I have been wondering about how we celebrate our Independence Day anniversary. I have a problem with our public functions in general, which I feel drag on for too long. But it is not just the length of time the celebration takes that irks me, I feel that the Independence Day celebration in particular is an event that is not ...

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Nurses’ Uniforms vrs Conditions of service in an era of Ghana’s 63rd Independence anniversary

Dear Nursing fraternity, the lone Ranger once again, brings you warm felicitations from a mushroom cottage of mine in Bole-Bamboi. A couple of days ago, I saw notice regarding enforcement of Nurses uniforms by the Ghana Health service. Obviously this could not have been done without the knowledge of the nursing fraternity, because the GHS does not operate in vacuum. ...

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Nkrumah where art thou- Ekow Nelson!

My good friend Ekow Nelson just sent this on to Okyeame Nyame nshira Kwame Nkrumah ======================== We were told he was the most corrupt leader ever; an imposter who did not earn a PhD but was flashing his honorary Doctorate around; a showboy who built useless white elephants the country neither needed nor could afford; an economic illiterate who drove ...

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James Mawuli Gawu Writes About His Personal Experience On “Favoritism In Scholars hip Awards in Ghana “

James Mawuli Gawu writes; . “When I completed the University of Ghana for my undergraduate I obtained a 1st class and the best graduating student honour. I applied to a prestigious University in the UK then for a direct PhD in a medical field. The professors were more than happy to take me on after their international affairs office made ...

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The Roots of Corruption – The Ghanaian Enquiry.

Excerpts from: Herbert H. Werlin (1972). The Roots of Corruption – The Ghanaian Enquiry. *The Journal of Modern African Studies*, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Jul., 1972), pp. 247-266 (20 pages) “However purgative the commissions might have been, ‘anyone who imagines that corruption has disappeared or has even been significantly reduced by the fall of the C.P.P. Government is deceiving himself’, ...

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Press Release: MISSING GALAMSEY EXCAVATORS: CENTRAL TONGU NPP PARTLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE (MR RAYMOND ABLEDU) IS INVOLVED – CENTRAL TONGU NDC

PRESS RELEASE MISSING GALAMSEY EXCAVATORS: CENTRAL TONGU NPP PARTLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE (MR RAYMOND ABLEDU) IS INVOLVED – CENTRAL TONGU NDC The leadership of the Central Tongu Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has taken note of an Adom TV video footage in which a disputed parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Central Tongu Constituency was heard ...

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