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Iduapriem Mine Female crane operator  braves all odds

Mary Yankey, the crane operator

HER INABILITY to pursue Medical Science saw her enroll in a Technical Institute. Though her father was not in support of her enrolment, she braved all odds to stick to her decision. With the encouragement of her teachers, she was able to pass out successfully. An indigene of Tarkwa, after …

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Manufacturing is the key to lifting millions out of poverty

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

BEN OFOSU-APPIAH Introduction From agrarian base to an industrial base to a service-led economy. This is the standard economic transition that the now advanced societies went through. However, a new trend is emerging in Africa today. Many African countries in transition now seem to be doing so from an agrarian …

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Who says free SHS is not feasible? I attended university for free

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is determined to provide free education for all

NANA BRAM OKAE I’M AT a loss why many of our compatriots believe strongly that free Senior High School (SHS) as espoused by President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is not feasible. Or is it the case that such people, many of whom National Democratic Congress (NDC) adherents fear such  programme will …

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Do Ghanaian uphold human rights or law?

OBAASIMA SERWAA AKOTO A TYPICAL me would not post any video that contains anything close to nudity, but pardon me to talk about one. The first time I saw this video of this woman being stripped naked and manhandled, I could not believe my eyes and so could not watch …

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Preparation: Key to achievement Pt. 1

Achievement brings pleasure

ABUNDANT ROBERT AWOLUGUTU IF I had six hours to chop down a tree; I’d spend the first hour sharpening the axe – Abraham Lincoln. In my estimation, preparation is the key to success and achievement in every field of human endeavor.  I consider preparation a vital ingredient in the recipe …

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Francis Abban – The New Morning Voice of Starr FM

Francis Abban , the New Morning Voice of Starr FM

LISTENERS OF Starr FM woke up to a new voice on February 14, 2017. The fresh, daring, young and passionate voice has brought some aura of change on the Morning Starr. “I am looking forward to have Morning Starr become the leader and new standard in radio breakfast shows,” that is …

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‘Allow children to make their own choices’

Formal education helps children to prepare for the future

HAGAR DONKOR BOADI MOST CHILDREN in our country are being denied the opportunity to exhibit and improve on their talents. In most Ghanaian homes, apart from the fact that children are mostly not allowed to be part of family discussions, most parents do not encourage their kids when they are …

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What does Education Act 778 mean for Ghana?

In some communities pupils have to walk long distances to attend school

ANTHONY KWAKU AMOAH Introduction THIS HAPPENS to be the first in the series of articles that the author has set to produce on education for this year. And on that score, he salutes the Manhyia South Member of Parliament, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, on his appointment as the new Education …

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People who failed their way to success

Michael Jordan, American basket ball star

ABUNDANT ROBERT AWOLUGUTU IT APPEARS one characteristic of the human being is their desire to experience the good life: riches, wealth, health, great relationships, love, peace and happiness. They want to make a difference in the lives of others. They want to reach their full potential and leave a meaningful …

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How Ghanaians celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day of love that is celebrated annually on the 14th of February

EMMANUELLA AGBEKO A POPULAR account of Saint Valentine of Rome is that Saint Valentine healed the daughter of his jailer, Asterius, and before his execution, he wrote her a letter signed “Your Valentine” as a farewell note. Valentine’s Day is a day of love that is celebrated annually on the …

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