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Containing armyworm invasion in Ghana

BY GABRIEL ADUKPO IN THE late 1990s, this writer ever watched a long line of caterpillars matching and devouring crops in a young maize farm. They lined up as if they were students who had returned from holidays and weeding their football field in a stretch side by side. These …

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Osafo-Maafo’s painful truth

Yaw Osafo Maafo, Senior Minister

MR YAW Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister in the Akufo-Addo led administration, is fast becoming the messenger of painful truth in the current administration. Mr Osafo-Maafo was among the first speakers who indicated that last minute recruits under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress regime would be sacked as soon as the …

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The core principles of manifestation Pt.3

BY ABUNDANT ROBERT KWODAM AWOLUGUTU LIFE IS like a journey. To get to where you want to be, you must be in the right path. If you take the wrong road, you may end up at a destination you would not like. What you need to guide you to take …

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Voices from Down Under: A look into the state of Ghanaians’ security

BY MUHAMMAD DAN SULEIMAN I HAVE chosen to share the following views in solidarity with Ghanaians and their families who have become victims of a dangerous but silent sense of insecurity. I am not referring to in/security in the orthodox sense; the insecurity of the state or the people arising out of …

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Graduates and entrepreneurship

Seidu Samad, the writer

BY SEIDU SAMAD “AS LONG as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” — Donald Trump. The concept of entrepreneurship was first established in the 1700s, and the meaning has evolved ever since. Many simply equate it with starting one’s own business. It’s a courageous new working world for …

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Congratulations everyone but…!

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

BY NANA BRAM OKAE II GHANAIANS ON January 7, 2017, witnessed a very well organized swearing-in ceremony for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia at the Black Star Square. Earlier in the early hours of January 7, 2017, a new Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mike Aaron …

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Why Former Dep. Attorney General is wrong on AMERI

Franklin-Cudjoe, IMANI GHANA

BY IMANI GHANA IMANI PRINCIPALS have been locked in a debate over the last week with the former Deputy Attorney General (“ex-DAG”) who led the Ghanaian side in the AMERI deal. Our exchanges with the former Government functionary on Facebook in recent days have however brought us to the sudden …

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Food donors’ encouragement bill: Ghana’s shared responsibility to end hunger

Each year about 800 million people do not have access to sufficient and nutritious food

ELIJAH AMOO ADDO EACH YEAR about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted and at the same time about 800 million people do not have access to sufficient and nutritious food (Global Food Banking Network, 2014). This figure represents roughly one third of food produced for human consumption. Food can …

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John Dumelo Too?

John Dumelo

BY NANA BRAM OKAE II I’M NOT a fan of the movie industry but occasionally exploits of some actors and actresses are brought to my attention by my nephews and nieces. I heard a lot about John Dumelo in the news in the period leading up to the general election …

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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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