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Profile of Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo

Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo, Wife of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo –Addo was born on the March 12, 1951 to Justice Jacob Hackenburg Griffiths-Randolph. Her father was the Speaker of Parliament in the Third Republic of Ghana and Frances Phillipina Griffiths-Randolph (nee Mann). She attended the Achimota Primary School and …

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Profile of the Chief Justice

Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood (née Lutterodt) was born on June 8, 1947 in Ghana. She had her basic education at Bishop’s Girls and Methodist Schools, Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region. She attended Mmofraturo Girls School, Kumasi from 1958 to 1960. Georgina Wood’s secondary education was at Wesley Girls’ High …

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John Mahama’s last State of the Nation Address

Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the Chief Justice Honourable Members of Parliament Mr. Speaker, Allow me to begin by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Afihyiapa. This hall that exists within these walls is a place where I have always felt at home. It was …

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Harmattan is as deadly as Ebola

According to the American English Language Dictionary: Fourth Edition.  2000, harmattan may have been originated from the Arabic word: HARAM. This literally means; the evil thing.  Perhaps this origin may not be far from the adverse effects of the weather condition especially in the Saharan sub region.  The harmattan is …

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Spinal deformities – Causes and remedies

By the kind courtesy of the specialists at Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) Hospital, which specializes in complex spine and joint replacement surgeries, ghanabusinessnews.com brings you this educative article on spinal deformities. Introduction The normal spine has natural curves which help to absorb loads applied to it from …

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Pre-departure training, key to solve plights of migrants

Human trafficking and slavery is an international concern affecting millions of people across the globe.    For Ghana, there have been numerous incidents of trafficking and abuse both internally and externally and the canker is one of the biggest challenges facing the country at the national and transnational levels.   …

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Scaling up nutrition investment through SNV’s V4C programme

The Government of Ghana is fully aware of the problem of malnutrition in the country and has being taken steps over the years to address the situation, with varying degrees of successes. Despite the progress made so far by government in improving nutrition, there is the need to recognise that …

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Ghanaians hail Online Passport Application Service

It was very laudable to learn that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has launched the Online Passport Application for Ghanaians who desire to obtain travelling documents. The people who were present at the launch of the Online Application project expressed excitement when they heard the news.  It …

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The RTI Law is needed to curb corruption in Ghana

Corruption is a form of unethical or dishonest use of position of authority for personal gain. In the political field, it may linked to the abuse of power, embezzlement and bribery which causes a decision maker to deviate from entrusted policies for personal benefit. Corruption on the African continent coupled …

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