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The competent thread that holds the promise of a dying nation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

MICHAEL NANA-SASU, RESEARCH FELLOW, DANQUAH INSTITUTE I AM a Ghanaian and like most of you a bit self-righteous. The behaviour of the main opposition party at any point in time in our political journey is the closest to the truest reflection of the complex nature of the Ghanaian. In Ghana, …

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World Water Day – Africa makes progress in water delivery

Everybody needs water

ANITA ZAIDI AFRICA CAN be proud of many remarkable achievements in recent decades. Giving 427 million more people access to improved drinking water since 1990 – an average of 47,000 people every day across sub-Saharan Africa – ranks among the most impressive and most important. Safe drinking water and good …

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Kintampo deaths and Invisible Forces: Akufo-Addo’s biggest test yet

LET US put politics aside. Let us put our emotions aside. Let us shelve religious beliefs for a moment. Let us put our thinking caps on. Let us behave like rational human beings of the world, human beings who deserve to be taken seriously and treated with the same level …

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Infidelity: Signs, Causes and Prevention

Unfaithfulness usually begins on the blind side of the unsuspecting partner

ABUNDANT ROBERT K. AWOLUGUTU INFIDELITY IS a major threat to not only legal marriages but also love affairs where both emotional and moral compromise takes place. According to infidelity could mean any of the following: Marital disloyalty; adultery, unfaithfulness; disloyalty, lack of religious faith, especially Christian faith, a breach …

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HR Today: Things you should remove from your CV (Part 2)

Bright Okyere, the writer

BRIGHT OKYERE YOUR CURRENT business-contact info: Amdur writes at “This is not only dangerous; it’s stupid. Do you really want employers calling you at work? How are you going to handle that? Oh, and by the way, your current employer can monitor your emails and phone calls. So if …

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HR Today: Things you should remove from your CV – Part 1

Bright Okyere, the writer

BRIGHT OKYERE HIRING MANAGERS rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial fit/no fit decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect resume to highlight …

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President has the gift of oratory but …

President Akufo-Addo

NANA BRAM OKAE II THERE IS no doubt that our President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has the gift of oratory and it shows whenever he climbs the rostrum to deliver a speech. During the campaign era we saw this at play, particularly when he was about to end his …

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KNUST suicide victim’s death should not be in vain

The late Adwoa Agyarkwa Anyimadu-Antwi

PAPA APPIAH NOBODY REALLY knows the suicide rate in Ghana. But there appears to be either an increasing rate of suicide or an increased reportage of it since the advent of Social Media. Hardly a day goes by without some news item on suicide. But the recent reported suicide of …

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Preparation: key to achievement (Pt 2)

Achievement brings pleasure to the achiever and even those associated with him/her

ABUNDANT ROBERT AWOLUGUTU IN LAST week’s article we looked at preparation and planning as essential tools in the school of success. Basically, preparation means getting yourself ready to chart a path that leads to goal accomplishment. It involves mastery of technical skills, building endurance and gaining confidence. You need not …

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Nana Addo can never be President; it’s impossible —Collins Dauda, playing Allah in 2016

NANA BRAM OKAE II WE ALL know this popular saying, ‘Man proposes but God disposes.’ In the good old days when we had transport owners scribbling wise sayings on their vehicles as a result of life experiences, this was one of them. From hindsight, I now believe that those writings …

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