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President Mahama’s State of Nation Address: Matters Arising..by Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK.

By Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK Last Thursday February 21, the President, His Excellency, Mr John Dramani Mahama presented the State of the Nation’s Address to the people of Ghana in Parliament as required under the constitution. He raised a number of disconcerting matters of interests to all Ghanaians that would be the subject of microscopic analyses by both his party ...

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Lessons from the Tragic Death of Alhaji Issah Mobila

I read with horror, the low sentences meted out to the individuals that callously killed Alhaji Issah Mobila. Finally, the semblance of justice! Alhaji Issah Mobila was callously murdered on the 17th of December, 2004. What lessons can we glean from this ordeal? Below, I share my thoughts on the ordeal. Quite frankly, I am shocked that it has taken ...

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OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA:

STOP THE POLICE HARASSMENT AND INTIMIDATION IN ANLO.   I, the undersigned, on behalf of my dismayed and aggrieved relations and for the sake of good governance in Ghana and peace in Anlo in particular,  has been compelled to bring to your attention the ongoing misuse of the security forces to protect and promote the illegal activities of the impostor ...

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Maiden Citizens ALERT! Forum Tackles GHC50,000 Rent Advance Payment To MPs

  The maiden Citizens ALERT! Forum lived up to its billing in its uncompromising treatment of the recent GHC50,000 per member rent advance paid to Members of Parliament. The Forum described the payments as scandalous, illegal, and inconsiderate. The Forum was held on Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, at the Ghana International Press Centre with massive media presence and public attendance. ...

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SANKOFA:THE SLAVE RAID ON ATORKOR TOWNSHIP.

  DEDICATION OF THE ATORKOR SLAVE MEMORIAL (The Anlo Traditional Council of Chiefs) Atorkor is a small settlement in the Anlo area of the Volta Region of  Ghana, or what was formerly known as the Upper Slave Coast. As fate will have it, the pressure for African captives was to have drawn this sleepy village into the midst of the ...

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Gnani: A Witch Camp and its Wizards in Ghana

By Leo Igwe Gnani is another village in the northern region of Ghana that welcomes ‘alleged witches’. It is one of those safe spaces where people fleeing their communities due to witchcraft persecution can go and find refuge. In Gnani, alleged witches are allocated a particular section of the village where they reside. Still they move and interact freely with ...

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Cardinal Turkson will not be first African Pope ….by ….Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK…….

The Catholic Church was hit on Monday by shock, disbelief and even sadness with the sudden and unexpected announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he will resign his Papacy on February 28, 2013 after just five years as head of the 1.2 global worshipers. This unfortunate announcement was preceded immediately by speculation on who will be the next Pope. Within ...

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Ghana:Preachers on our streets need deliverance

By: Romeo Adzah Dowokpor The preaching of the gospel in the streets of the country, especially in the capital Accra and Kumasi has been with us as a people for so many years now. To many a Christian, it is an expression in fulfillment of the Great Commission sanctioned by their Saviour Jesus which enjoins every believer to spread the ...

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