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Killing in the name of ‘no bed’ must stop

GHANAIANS HAVE over the years complained bitterly about the inhuman practice of turning away dying patients because ‘there is no bed’ in one hospital or the other. This wicked practice has led to the loss of many lives and will continue to claim lives if nothing is done to turn …

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Saving our river bodies

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

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Nyantakyi must take a cue from Blatter’s resignation

IN 2015, the world was greeted with the sudden and, indeed, shocking resignation of Sepp Blatter, then president of football’s world governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Mr Blatter’s resignation came just days after being re-elected for a fifth term. His election was characterised by tautness amidst corruption …

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Avoiding cholera this rainy season

IT IS that time of the year again when there is a threat of cholera outbreak in the country, particularly in the capital Accra.   The last time there was cholera outbreak in Ghana it was a sorry sight to behold. In 2015 the World Health Organisation Situational Report on …

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Students need total training

THE PRACTICE where students are trained to only pass examinations at the expense of total education is gradually leading to the churning out of graduates who are just good at answering question papers, but are brainless and unfit for the job market.   Quality education involves the act or process …

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Medical and Dental Council has failed Ghanaians

THE GHANA Medical and Dental Council has admitted that the embattled director of the Advanced Body Sculpt known as Obengfo Hospital, Dr Dominic Obeng-Andoh was not licensed to practice at the facility.   According to the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Medical and Dental Council, Dr Eli …

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K. B. Asante led a good life worthy of emulation

ON MONDAY, accomplished  diplomat and nonagenarian, Mr K. B. Asante joined his Maker peacefully in his home. He died at age 93. Born on March 1, 1924, Mr Asante was the Secretary to Ghana’s First President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, and served under a number of Heads of States in Ghana. He also served …

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Communication on Dr Bawumia’s health status on point

UNLIKE IN the immediate past when the health status of the late President John Evans Atta Mills was shrouded in secrecy by his handlers, the communications directorate under the Presidency of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was on Friday taken ill and …

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Eviction of squatters along Accra-Tema Motorway long overdue

MR KOFI Annan, the Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations who is a proud Ghanaian once said “extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere. Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian political and spiritual leader also once said “poverty is the worst form of violence.” Indeed, in the name of poverty, …

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Akufo-Addo has added another feat to our democracy

YESTERDAY, PRESIDENT Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was his personal best when he took questions from journalists at his media encounter held at the Banquet Hall of the Flagstaff House. The President, for more than two hours, stood his ground and answered questions the cut across various facets of the Ghanaian …

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