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President’s 62nd Independence Anniversary speech

President  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo called on Ghanaians to remain steadfast and united because Ghana’s goal of a country beyond aid was within reach despite the country’s challenges and difficulties. The Ghana News Agency hereby submits the full address delivered by the President at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in …

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Agonies of the childless woman: One community’s attitude

Imagine living in a community where childbearing is the greatest pride and achievement, whether young or old, whether married or not. Just picture yourself in this community where people are treated like gods because they have children, but you are above the age of 25 years, and without a child. …

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Creation of new regions; benefits and challenges

Creation of new regions formed an integral part of two major political parties in Ghana; the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic (NDC) especially during their campaigns for the 2016 general election. While the former promised in their 2016 Manifesto to create six more regions on account of …

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Problem of including Atiwa mountain in the Ghana-Chinese deal

My first ever formal Geography lessons in school started in 1960 at Abuakwa State College (ABUSCO), Kibi. I was in secondary Form One and the teacher was Dr Kwaku Darko (then Mr Kwaku Darko). Introduction He introduced to us the Kibi landscape including; the Atiwa-Atweredu range of mountains which jotted …

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2018: A calamitous year for Ghana Sports

The year 2018 will go down in annals of Ghana’s sports history, as one of the most challenging, considering the various scandals, that has hit various sports disciplines. Football for instance, has virtually been on a shut-down, with series of eventful happenings which triggered a backlash in the football fraternity …

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Ghana’s political leadership and religion

This article was written and first published elsewhere in 2008. Introduction  Ghanaians are compulsively religious. Indeed, with apologies to renowned authority on African religion and Philosophy, John Mbiti, ‘they are notoriously religious’.Religion is pervasive in Ghanaian society; it brushes the corridors of power including contemporary politics.Ghanaian political leaders and especially …

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Lack of storage facilities, chemical abuse affecting food safety

The lack of storage facilities is a major challenge confronting farmers in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region. It has compelled farmers in the district to resort to storing their farm produce in awkward places including their bedrooms. This also puts their health and that of their …

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VW looks to the future, but faces legal battles from past scandals 

Full steam ahead to the future – with electricity: After the diesel scandal, Volkswagen is going on the offensive. But the past is casting a shadow over the future. The legal consequences of the diesel emissions scandal still weigh heavily on the German carmaker. Pouring billions of investments into the …

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