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Sebiticals Chapter 25: Eggnomics and the rape of the State

Since last week, the sound of goats has trended and even as I write this Sebitical, oh Reader, I smell Joe Louis in my nostrils. Ah, Joe Louis! That was the name of a billy goat the Damoah family owned when I was very little, at Abavanna Down, Kotobabi. Joe …

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Situational report on health events across second cycle institutions in Ghana

Ashanti Region Influenza-A H1N1 In Kumasi Academy, Asokore-Mampong Municipality An outbreak of Acute Respiratory Illness (ARI) due to Influenza Type-A H1N1 has been confirmed in KUMASI ACADEMY. The outbreak began on 29th November 2017. As of 14/12/2017, a total of 94 cases including four (4) deaths have been reported in …

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Meet Bernard Boafo-Bekoe, the first to pass CIMA CFO Pathway Exams in Ghana

Not many Ghanaians like to engage in any academic process that requires a constant interaction with numbers. Most Ghanaians are known to have a ‘phobia for maths’, and so, people who do academic programmes that are maths-centric are highly regarded. Bernard Boafo-Bekoe is one such persons. He loves numbers, calculations …

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Ghana records tremendous drop in malaria cases and deaths, but…

Ghana has over the last decade recorded significant progress in general public health care delivery and also a major decline in the malaria prevalence from the high level of over 50 per cent in 2012 to 20.4 per cent in 2016.  These have resulted in major drops in malaria cases …

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Ghana marks World AIDS Day with focus on farmers

Ghana on December 1, 2017, joins the rest of the globe to mark this year’s World AIDS Day (WAD), under the local theme: “The Right to Health: Know Your HIV Status, Seek Early Treatment”. World AIDS Day is marked annually to raise awareness on the AIDS epidemic, its impact on …

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Volta Region is becoming cassava processing hub

A new breathe of life is running through entrepreneurs in the Volta region. There is ‘jostling’ here and there for space, ideas and support as government’s “One District, One Factory” takes shape. But even before that initiative, cassava appears to be enjoying a good ride with many small and medium …

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The power of a full stomach; threads connecting the food industry to lingering youth issues

In the most populous black nation, food plays a vital role. It is not only viewed as an essential item at social gatherings, over the years it has become a tool used by certain individuals and groups to pursue their aims and objectives.  A few years ago, during the gubernatorial …

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COP23 talks take off in Bonn without America?

Donald Trump

World leaders and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) would converge in Bonn, November 6 to 17 2017 for this year’s climate talks but without Donald Trump’s America? The conference which is the 23rd in the series dubbed COP23 would be presided over by Fiji Island and …

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Plastic waste dents the beauty of Nzulezu

The beauty of Nzulezu, one of the cherished tourist sites in the Western Region, is gradually being marred by the daily rise of plastic and other domestic wastes. This tourists sites in the Region became the toast of both foreign and local tourists due to its uniqueness and the fact …

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