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Will the new sanitation campaign stand the test of time?

CONTINUITY IN the politics of Ghana continues to be a major setback to the development of the country as governments come and go. Due to different ideologies, the two main political parties-the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress hardly agree on anything in the interest of the country. It …

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Our educational system too weak to detect dyslexia

NANA ANSAH Kwao IV, the chief of Akwamu Adumasa, in an interview on ‘Starr Chat’ hosted on Starr FM by Bola Ray, made a startling revelation which exposes the weaknesses in Ghana’s educational system. According to the chief, he was sacked from different schools because he had dyslexia, a condition …

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Disowning NPP thugs a step in the right direction

IT IS becoming increasingly embarrassing to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as some reprobates in the party continue to take the law into their own hands against appointed public officials. The recent incident in Karaga in the Northern Region where the Youth Employment Coordinator was attacked for appointing people into …

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These NPP hoodlums must be called to order

AFTER WITNESSING the shameful and condemnable behaviour of some hoodlums in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who operate under the cloak of vigilante groups in Kumasi and Koforidua, another set of lawless individuals in the party have misbehaved again. According to Starr News, some supporters of feuding executives of the …

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Reducing carnage on our roads through CCTV cameras

THE NATIONAL Road Safety Commission (NRSC) not long ago released its first quarter statistics on road accidents in the country. According to the NRSC, between January and April 2017, 708 people died from 4,049 road accidents. Out of the figure, 3,983 persons sustained various degrees of injuries with 1,199 pedestrian …

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A case for agric students

IT IS a known fact that the backbone of every economy is agriculture. Agric drives industry and can be avenue for huge foreign exchange earnings. However, in Ghana priority given to agriculture science is disappointing. The damage to any interest in agric science begins at the primary level where weeding …

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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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Congrats, Dr Wiafe-Akenten, first Twi PhD holder

JAMES EMMAN Kwegyir Aggrey, an intellectual, missionary and teacher, once said, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation.” This, indeed, was a powerful statement that set the tone for women empowerment in an era when women were …

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NADMO increasingly becoming toothless

THE NATIONAL Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is increasingly becoming an ineffective body. The mission of NADMO is to enhance the capacity of society to prevent and manage disasters and to improve the livelihood of the poor and vulnerable in rural communities through effective disaster management, social mobilisation and employment generation. …

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ECG officials who sell meters must be exposed

ACQUISITION OF Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) meters continues to be a major challenge to consumers because of the cumbersome nature of the processes for securing a meter. Many consumers have had cause to complain bitterly about the frustrations they go through to acquire a meter even when a valid …

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