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Nurses, doctors do not manufacture beds

BY ABDUL-JALIL ABDULAI   ONCE AGAIN Ghana woke up to a sad news of the passing on of a 70-year-old Ghanaian after an inability to admit him in seven hospitals in Accra for reason of “no bed”. This is indeed an unfortunate occurrence hence I extend my condolence to the …

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How clean is the cleaner? Why govt is incompetent to clean the FA

BY MICHAEL ASARE BOADU Empire FM (EIB Network) I HAVE read carefully the loud applause from the public towards the government’s decision to completely crash down the structure of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and give birth to a new body to run football in the country.   This development …

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Solar energy is the way to go

UNDER THE outgone National Democratic Congress regime, one of the key issues that plagued the government until its embarrassing defeat during the 2016 elections was the unbearable power crisis that spanned almost four years.   Increasing demand for energy compelled the then government to find alternative sources of power to …

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Gaming Commission ‘spoiling’ children

SINCE THE establishment of the Gaming Commission of Ghana under Gaming Act 2006, (Act 721), parents and school heads have had cause to worry about truancy among pupils.   The Commission, which is under the Ministry of Interior, was established to regulate, control, monitor and supervise the operations of Games …

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Nyantakyi must take a cue from Blatter’s resignation

IN 2015, the world was greeted with the sudden and, indeed, shocking resignation of Sepp Blatter, then president of football’s world governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Mr Blatter’s resignation came just days after being re-elected for a fifth term. His election was characterised by tautness amidst corruption …

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Are we serious?

AT THE last count, common cholera killed over a hundred of our citizens due to the nasty nature of our environment and the uncouth behaviour of our compatriots. Filth in Accra and other parts of the country remains a huge problem to Ghana even with the advent of the millennium …

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Testing before Malaria treatment

A COMMERCIAL running on national television is urging Ghanaians to stop the self-diagnoses whenever they are under the weather because it could be fatal.   The message of the ad is that we all need to avail ourselves for thorough test before taking prescribed malaria drugs.   Many a time, …

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How to give your dreams a chance to happen

BY ABUNDANT ROBERT K AWOLUGUTU I BELIEVE life must have a purpose. I believe that we are here not just to merely exist but to thrive and leave a meaningful legacy for the world. We are here on this green earth to work towards success and happiness. It will therefore …

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Polluted air could be fatal

ACCORDING TO the World Health Organisation (WHO), as many as nine out of 10 people globally live in places with poor air quality. The WHO is blaming a worldwide air pollution crisis for being a major factor in millions of deaths per year. According to the organisation, as high as …

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Sacked Army recruits need justice

SOME FIVE hundred and one sacked army recruits have over the past months been complaining about the circumstances that led to their dismissal from the Army Recruits Training School at Shai Hills in the Greater Accra Region.   According to them, they were booted out wrongfully without being given a …

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