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The coronavirus and your kidneys 

The whole world is now virtually at a standstill. The rate of speed of the virus is astronomical and the death toll from the coronavirus is increasing by the hour. There are as much as 793 people dying within 24 hours in Italy as a result of COVID-19. As I …

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Profile: Prof Mensa-Bonsu President’s nominee to Supreme Court

Professor Henrietta Joy Abena Nyarko Mensa-Bonsu, a Professor of law at the University of Ghana has been nominated to the Supreme Court by President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo. In her profile, it stated that Prof Mensa-Bonsu’s maiden name is Banful, is the immediate past Director of Legon Centre for International Affairs …

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Clean energy is key to Africa’s transformation

The African Continent today stands at a sustainable development crossroads. On the one hand, the economic and governance picture suggests that Africa is poised to play a major role in the world—with burgeoning trade, investment, and demographic and population trends that, while posing living standard issues, also promise robust and …

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Monies in my account not proceeds of crime – Third accused in Pegasus case

The third accused Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board Member of the National Communication Authority (NCA) on Thursday said the amount of $300,000 deposited in 2016 in his account was not the proceeds of crime but as a result of hard work. The accused was answering questions under cross-examination by …

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Of fibre cuts, critics and phone calls

People are often very quick to criticise telcos for whatever challenge they face, and rightly so, because if you pay money to a service provider and the service goes bad, there is only one person you can blame – the service provider. Same way, if you buy an item from …

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NGO demands completion of new children’s library

Child Rights International (CRI), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has raised concerns about suspension of work on the children’s library complex, which was started by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) some six years ago. It said the progress of work on the facility has for the past three years …

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Why is Benin jailing one of its remarkable journalists, Ignace Sossou?

The Republic of Benin is considered one of the democratic states in Africa. A member of the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States, Benin is bound by the democratic ethos of these august African organisations, both leading the continent to express fully the sacrosanct principles of …

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Why have Ghanaians become easy prey to scams in recent times?

Scammers have always existed and they have because they have always found easy targets. Targets who become victims, some say of their own greed and lack of self-awareness and critical thinking. While some are falling prey to money-makers, others are becoming victims of fake universities offering ridiculous honourary titles including …

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Are other telecoms companies in Ghana working for MTN?

Some telecom industry stakeholders have dared to suggest in some circles that government’s telecom industry policies have either deliberately or accidentally created a situation where all telcos in Ghana now work for MTN, and that is why MTN is the only profitable telco in the country. Whereas that remains highly …

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