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Declining poverty eradication among children need attention

Children, especially those from poor homes, need the school-feeding system to earn some nutrients to avoid stunted growth

PRISCILLA S. DJENTUH A REPORT by the Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS6) carried nationwide in 18,000 households in 1,200 enumeration areas from October 2012 to October 2013 revealed that a quarter of Ghanaians are poor. The data further reveals that about 26 per cent of children from five years to …

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Tools of success from the story of creation

Bill Gates, Microsoft boss

ABUNDANT ROBERT K. AWOLUGUTU THE STORY of creation as recorded in the Bible has profound insights into how we can organize our lives to achieve our visions, dreams or goals in life. God created the universe and everything in it in six days and took a nice long rest on …

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NDC Ministers’ excessive salaries worsened poor man’s plight

Ex-Prez John Mahama

NANA BRAM OKAE II MEMBERS OF the National Democratic Congress (NDC) pride themselves as friends of the poor, people-centred and socialist-oriented. But quite frankly, nothing shows that they fit into the description they ascribe unto themselves. Anti-people To the contrary, the NDC is the most anti-people party Ghana has ever …

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‘Soli’, oxygen of a frail media

The media

THEODORE MAWULI K.VIWOTOR THE TERM ‘soli’ has become so synonymous with the media landscape in Ghana that it is impossible to talk about the work of journalists without mentioning it. ‘Soli,’ as has been explained by some seniors in the media sector, is the shortened form of the word, ‘solidarity’, …

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What do we say to chiefs who sold their conscience and dignity?

NANA BRAM OKAI II THERE IS no doubt that a lot of our chiefs ‘misbehaved’ during the period leading up to the election this year. They did and said a lot of things unbecoming of chiefs. They virtually became praise singers of the defeated and humiliated out-going President of the …

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‘Toaso’ balderdash and victory cloth in the warehouse

SADA money has been embezzled under his leadership; GYEEDA money has also disappeared under his watch; National Service Secretariat money has been stolen by officials he himself appointed and up till now their prosecution has stalled

NANA BRAM OKAE II NYARKO I THINK political observers have a lot to chew on regarding the monumental ouster of President John Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. The signs were there that everything was not jelling well in the country and that they were driving us into …

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Rented crowd will never vote for you

National Democratic Congress final rally at the Accra Sports Stadium

NANA BRAM OKAE II I SAW the electoral defeat of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) coming long ago and I warned the NDC in two separate write-ups in this column, to be mindful of what the New Patriotic Party (NPP) did in the run-up to the 2008 general election, …

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Ask Goodluck Jonathan and Clinton what happened to them

One of the Mahama branded buses

FORMER PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton of America both have a story to tell when it comes to electoral defeat in their respective countries. Both were sure to win but luck eluded them completely. The lessons learnt from their misfortune should be imbibed …

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