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Vice President Mahama writes on the Egyptian revolution

As Egyptians used peoples’ power to carry out a revolution that ousted their veteran president Hosni Mubarak, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has written an article on the development. The article with the heading “Your Take: Wired for Freedom in Africa” was carried by Theroot.com which is owned and managed …

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Food security in Ghana: Is growing more food the solution?

Every year, on October 16, World Food Day is observed globally. The theme for this year’s celebration which was “United against Hunger”, as has been the case for some time now was centred on ensuring food security. Food security is said to exist when all people, at all times have …

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How man conquered the skies – The history of aviation

December 17, 2010, marks the 107 years of the birth of the global aviation industry. Its modest beginnings and rapid evolution make very interesting history and it is my hope that readers shall be inspired by this historical process. After, seemingly, an eternity of humankind looking on with envy as …

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Ghanaians grab promising business deals in Equatorial Guinea

Ghanaian entrepreneurs and companies that participated in the just-ended Solo Exhibition of Made in Ghana goods in Equatorial Guinea have secured promising business deals worth thousands of euros in that country. The companies and entrepreneurs include Reroy Cables, Chritec Auto Engineers, Interplast, Cyndy Sleek Designs, Abu Brands Limited, Gratis Foundation …

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No toilets – The daily dilemma of the average Ghanaian

Auntie Alima – 47, is a resident at Kanda Ruga, near Nima in Accra, who has lived for years in a compound house that has no toilet facility. As a result, she and her three children have had to fall on a public toilet which is about 10 minutes walk, …

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The Police cannot measure crime rate

It is common these days to hear institutions and individuals quoting statistics as a point of reference for their performance and one wonders if some of these figures are always accurate and credible. This is so because it is only a few institutions in Ghana that have the capacity to …

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Sanitation is dignity indeed!

Kwaku, a 21 year old man, born and bred in Obuasi in the Ashanti region, had lived all his life in one of the luxurious mining bungalows, after obtaining a Diploma in Information Technology at the Koforidua Polytechnic, he decided he is going to stay with a relative in Accra, …

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