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GH Heritage Month ends

THE MONTH of September, this year, was designated by the Excellence In Broadcasting (EIB) Network as ‘GH Heritage Month’ for reason the EIB, led by its newspaper, the DAILY HERITAGE, has published articles that border on the Ghanaian heritage. The publications dealt with issues such as education, politics, social life, …

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Does the Ghanaian press fulfil its mandate?

 BY KWEKU GYESI ESSEL SINCE THE emergence of modernity nations have found the media an inseparable part of their progress or development because of its roles of informing, educating and entertaining the public. These roles are prominently expressed in political discourse, national identity, and popular culture. Traditionally, when we talk …

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GH Bank notes,then and now

Bank notes of Ghana There is no doubt that certain things came to be associated with the portion of the earth we now call Ghana as a result of colonialism. One of such things has to do with the concept of currency, which is the system of money used in …

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WHERE WAS THE MEDIA IN INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLE?

THE ROLE OF THE GHANAIAN MEDIA TOWARDS ACHIEVING INDEPENDENCE THE DUTY of journalists is to educate, inform and entertain the public through the use of radio, television, newspapers and lately superhighway Information Communication Technological means such as internet, facebook, WhatsApp and others. The journalists among others also provide liberty to the people through their activities because they …

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Good old Ghana moments

AS GH Heritage month enters its final week, the editorial team wishes to express its profound gratitude to the hundreds of readers who have sent scintillating archival messages to support the GH Heritage month series. The team is indeed overwhelmed by the beautiful memorable pictures that aptly capture our Heritage …

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Saving our river bodies

FRIENDS OF Rivers and Water Bodies not long ago warned that Ghana risks importing water from other countries if we continue the rampant pollution of our water bodies, particularly in villages. According to the non-governmental grganisation (NGO), from their research findings, almost all our water bodies across the country are …

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Dr Nkrumah through the eyes of his daughter

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH       PHOTOS: BY ABIGAIL ASARE MADAM SAMIA Yaba Nkrumah, the daughter of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has called on the youth of the country to study and read the exact words of his father in order to understand his policies and ideologies. Madam …

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August 4 Founders’ Day justified? The advent of UGCC examined

DR KINGSLEY Nyarko, the Executive Director, Danquah Institute (DI) and Senior Lecturer of the University of Ghana recently delivered a speech at the university on the topic: ‘The Advent of UGCC and the Independence of Ghana: Examining their Relevance in our Contemporary Society.’ The speech was meant to refresh the …

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Nkrumah writes to Dr Busia

My Dear Kofi: I have just heard on the air that your government which came to power barely three years ago has been toppled by the Ghana Army. It is rather significant that most of the evils of which my government and I were accused and which were the main …

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High demand for ‘Fathia Fata Nkrumah’ Kente

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH PHOTO BY ABIGAIL ASARE KENTE, AN interwoven cloth strips made of silk and cotton fabrics, is one of Ghana’s rich cultural assets. Mostly worn by chiefs and other traditional leaders, the cloth has been widely accepted by all, especially on occasions that are meant to portray the …

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