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Inside the News by Mpakoo – All pieces appearing in this column are satire

All pieces appearing in this column are satire

Ocean acidity, pollution and sea rise robbing coastal families of livelihoods

It is not captured in the fisheries basket of Ghana as a major fish source, but oyster and clam business employs more than five thousand women. Historical perspective In the Densu and Volta Estuary alone, nearly 6000 (direct and indirect) are actively involved in the trade. Maamle Ashilfi, 60, a …

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Ghana needs active copyright sector for investment opportunities

Ghana needs an active copyright sector to generate investment opportunities that will result in a higher employment rate and increased levels of income to significantly alleviate poverty, Dr. Magnus Ebo Duncan, an Economic Statistician has said. He said there was the need for a policy to retain existing copyright sector …

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Let’s not lose sight of malaria because of COVID-19 – Makarios Foundation

The Country Director of Makarios Foundation has asked the Ghana Health Service not to lose sight of its fight against the malaria parasite since it still poses a challenge to the health of Ghanaians. Madam Lucy Apeajei observed that even though the fight against COVID-19 was necessary, Ghanaians were gradually …

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Former BOST CEO wallops Regional Minister in NPP primaries in Western North

The former Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng has defeated the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) who doubles as the Western North Regional Minister, Mr. Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu in the just ended New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary primaries. The primaries is to …

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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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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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Ghana Health Service leadership: Appointment revocation fallout: The lessons

“If someone can show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.” Marcus Aurelius Since the withdrawal …

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Experts meet to discuss ways of ending fibre cuts

Experts from the Department of Urban Roads, Ghana Water Company (GWCL), National Communication Authority (NCA) and the Ghana Chamber of Telecoms are discussing ways of ending fiber cuts and theft, which causes problems for the telcos and utility companies. The meeting was organized by the National Engineering Coordinating Team (NECT) …

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We need security now! – Ghanaian parliamentarians

Ghanaian parliamentarians are on edge following the unfortunate murder of the grandson of J. B. Danquah; member of parliament for Abuakwa North, J. B. Danquah-Adu, and a subsequent close call experienced by Barbara Isha-Ayisi, a candidate for Cape Coast North. According to sources within the parliament house and the Job …

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The God of TB Joshua, the God of Pastor Chris, and the Government of Ghana

Although they both have JM initials, President John Mahama is not President John Mills. And Mahama wants the whole world to be clear about this. No wonder he goes about blaming all previous governments, his own former boss Atta Mills included, for the woes of his current government: ‘If previous …

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