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When #JournalismIsFacts trends on Twitter

As a rabid social media nut, I know that for a hashtag to trend on social media,  then the related issue has to be much-talked about in both traditional and social media. But on Friday, July 13, and even to the following day, Saturday July 14, the hashtag, #JournalismIsFacts was …

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My first day of internship at Ghana Business News

Where is a book about the easiest ways to handle your first day at work as an intern when you need one? Being in a place and trying your possible best to do what is expected of you, especially when it has to do with the running of activities in …

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Castro: The myth surrounding the death of music maestro

A relentless legacy, a talented gem, an iconic figure, a sensational and great performer – a prelude to one of Ghana’s illustrious music son – Theophilus Tagoe popular known as Castro, whose mysterious disappearance remains a myth to music loving fans all over. Castro’s disappearance over the last four years …

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Why some students are foregoing medicine and courting less known science courses

Right from her secondary school days, Dum Odia just like most of her peers in science class wanted to study medicine, she dreamt of being called doctor, of being respected and of treating patients etc. but after applying to schools in Nigeria, Ghana and even Liberia, she gave up after …

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Transforming Africa’s agriculture through greenhouse farming: Case study of Ghana

The call in August 2017, by participants at the end of a “Strategy, Planning and Project Implementation Workshop”, for the promotion of greenhouse farming technology in Ghana was a step in the right direction. This came after the participants had been exposed to the greenhouse farming technology during a visit …

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Profile of Late Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur was born in Cape Coast, Central Region, in April 1951. He started his education at Cape Coast Methodist ‘B ‘Primary School and passed the Common Entrance examination from the Akim Oda Methodist School in 1964. He entered Ghana’s oldest Secondary School, Mfantsipim in Cape …

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Social media managers: A perfect job for attention-seekers 

To many people, the job of a social media manager sounds like a dream: spend a bit of time on Instagram and Twitter, post a few witty asides and done. But it’s a lot harder than it looks, according to Anja Beckmann, a social media consultant who runs her own travel …

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AU’s role in achieving Africa’s economic integration

It is not in dispute that the African Union (AU), since its formation in 2002, to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), has been spearheading the continent’s socio-economic development, peace and security, and integration. This year’s AU Day Celebration on May 25, is on under the theme “Winning the …

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Wanted: Honorary Consuls for ‘Cash-Strapped’ African nations

On an overcast afternoon in September 2009, Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi raised a pair of golden scissors above a ribbon at the entrance to the sprawling new Erevan superstore in the heart of Cotonou, Benin’s seaside seat of government. Beside him, in a dark suit and sporting a yellow …

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West Africa Leaks: offshore holdings of West Africa’s officials, traffickers revealed

Government officials, arms merchants and corporations have spirited away millions of dollars from destitute West African nations through offshore tax havens, an investigation by journalists from the region and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has found. Offshore companies were set up for a global engineering firm that avoided paying …

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