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Full cost recovery in Ghanaian Universities – to be or not to be?

Introduction The issue of full cost recovery at Ghanaian universities has become an untouchable subject because of its sensitivity. But as difficult as it is a subject for discussions, it will not easily go away. Sooner than later, it will confront our political leaders, education policy makers, administrators, students, parents …

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How the Slave Trade stifled Africa’s economy

Introduction It is not possible to recount the history of the African continent without talking about the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and its impact on the continent’s economy. Indeed, a cursory look at Africa’s current economic situation will reveal traces and imprints of the heinous crime against Africans known as …

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How SMS technology is changing lives in Ghana

Kwesi Ben lifted his handset and as he did he stretched his neck and looked intensely at the screen of the cell phone he was clutching. His eyes looked so intent as though he wanted to see through the screen. A few seconds ago, the cell phone had beeped. He …

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UK investigates e-waste dumping in Ghana

United Kingdom (UK) environment authorities have initiated investigations into the dumping of e-waste into Ghana. The Environment Agency of the UK has confirmed the ongoing investigations to me in an email correspondence Friday October 17, 2008. The Environment Agency has responsibility for protecting and improving the environment in England and …

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In search of Ghana’s child entrepreneurs

According to available records Ghana’s population is made up of over 50% young people. They are between the ages of 18-40 years. They are the energy soaked, ambitious and bubbling group of our population, who possibly, could determine the future of this country – whichever way they choose! But why …

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