THE ROAD TO VICTORY

By Doris Yaa Yamoah

 

He bears the hallmark of perseverance. Tenacious and an astute lawyer and politician, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has persisted in the face of opposition and disappointment to attain the highest height.

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34 African Caribbean Diasporans Granted Ghanaian Citizenship

Thirty-four members of the African-Caribbean diaspora in the country have been granted Ghanaian citizenship following the approval of the President John Dramani Mahama.

 

At a ceremony in Accra yesterday to formalise the process, the 37 people were made to swear an oath of allegiance to the country to that effect.

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GEPA grows the Non-Traditional Export (NTE) sector

By G.D. Zaney

 

The Export and Import Act, 1995 (Act 503) of Ghana defines Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) to include all export products with the exception of cocoa beans, lumber and logs, unprocessed gold and other minerals, and electricity.

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Child protection—everyone’s responsibility

By Chantal Aidoo

 

For every couple and to the world, a child is a beautiful gift from God, and in many societies, when a child is born; it is an occasion for joy as a new member is welcomed into the family and the world at large.

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The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Camfed Ghana graduate

By Amatulaihi Mashood

 

On November 5, 2016, history was made. The first batch of young women to have been supported under The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Camfed Ghana through tertiary education, specifically the training colleges, graduated.

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Pruductivity improvement—key to the development of the oil palm industry in Ghana

By G.D. Zaney

 

The oil palm sector of Ghna is to be re-vitalized and transformed while the environmental consequences of the production system will addressed to respond to the ever-growing demand for crude palm oil.

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Camfed joins the world to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

By Jennifer Asiedu

 

What do I do now? When I’m being addressed as a wife at this tender age of my life to a man who is old enough to be my grandfather. I had always wanted to become an engineer at the age of 25years but here I am locked up in the tunnel of marriage. Hmmm, how can I be a role model to my younger siblings out there when I can hardly reach my target in life? How nice it would’ve been to be addressed as Engineer Baaba someday, but here I am being referred to as ‘hey Baaba’ or ‘Esi maame’ and even that, thus when you are lucky.

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Fighting ‘Galamsey’ and River Pollution in Ghana

By Bervelyn Longdon

 

One phenomenon that has received a lot of attention and discussion on media and other platforms is illegal small-scale mining popularly referred to as ‘galamsey’. The subject matter has been discussed widely in view of the immediate and long-term effects on the environment, agriculture, habitat and livelihoods as a whole. The concern has been that if these illegal mining activities are allowed to persist, it will have dire consequences for the sustenance of livelihoods in the communities affected by these illegal mining activities.

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