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Of corruption and Akufo-Addo’s govt

    VERY REV. Prof. Emmanuel Martey, former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has stirred the hornet’s nest concerning the controversial subject of corruption in the body politic of the country. Rev Prof. Martey is noted for making very controversial comments about ills in society and the government. …

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Solar energy for ministries great idea

UNDER THE outgone National Democratic Congress (NDC) regime, one of the key issues that plagued the government until its embarrassing defeat during the 2016 elections was the unbearable power crisis that spanned almost four years.  Increasing demand for energy compelled the then government to find alternative sources of power to …

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Support Kintampo injured victims

YESTERDAY, THE Minority Caucus in Parliament made a clarion call for proper and thorough investigation into the Kintampo Waterfalls disaster which has left at least 19 persons dead and many more injured. While expressing their deepest commiseration with the relations and loved ones of the victims of Sunday’s tragedy in a statement …

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Kudos CAF, Nyantakyi

Kwesi Nyantakyi

ON THURSDAY, March 16, 2017, history was written in the annals of Africa football as the Ordinary Congress of the Confederations of Africa Football (CAF) held an election in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and chose Ahmad Ahmad as the next president of CAF. The Madagascar Football Association chief condemned the continent’s …

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Sick patients should not be in queue

File photo: Patients wait in queues at the hospital

IT IS common to see critically ill persons in long queues waiting to be attended to in major hospitals in the country. The practice in some hospitals is that when patients are rushed there, the first port of call is the administrative section where the necessary cards are obtained before …

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Mental patients need help

A DRIVE through the principal streets of the nation’s capital, Accra and other cities across the country would reveal that there are increasing numbers of mentally ill patients roving the streets dangerously. So grim is the situation that some mentally deranged persons are seen on almost daily basis preparing meals …

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Pepper paste assault: Lebanese national must face the law

Evelyn Boakye, the Mawarko assaulted staff

YESTERDAY, THE Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba paid a surprise visit to the Abelenkpe branch of Marwako Fast Food Limited. According to reports, the Gender Minister was accompanied by the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah. The visit followed a reported case of …

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Ghana @60: there is so much to be proud of

LAST MONDAY, Ghana celebrated her 60th Independence Day Anniversary at the Black Star Square in Accra with a colourful display of the nation’s rich and enviable culture to the admirable of the international community. Ghana turned 60 last Monday March 6, 2017 after gaining independence on March 6, 1957 from Britain …

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Fake electrical cables everywhere

File photo: Fake electrical cables

IT HAS become necessary for the government, through the Ghana Standard Authority (GSA), to halt the huge importation of sub-standard or fake electrical cables into the country. Some of the obvious features of fake electrical cables are sub-standard insulation, reduced insulation thickness, reduced diameter of copper conductor, shorter length per …

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Kudos, let’s hail our Firemen

VINCENT THOMAS Lombardi, an internationally acclaimed Super Bowl coach, once said “the price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Hard work indeed pays and …

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