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FLAKKA, A NEW KILLER DRUG SPREADING TO AFRICA

Flakka, a new synthetic drug that is causing an epidemic of overdose fatalities and acts of violence in the United States is said to have found its way to West Africa. It is saiid to be more powerful than heroin and cocaine and some members of the youth have already started using it in Africa.

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Bravo, Media coalition against galamsey: So far so fantastic!

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

 

 

The wisdom of our ancestors is reflected in this patriotic proverb “A comfortable foreign country is never the same as your own country no matter what”.

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Ghanaian Media Must Combat Galamsey To Save The Nation

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

Here are two African proverbs about the environment: “A tree that is not taller than you cannot shade you”- Congo. “Man’s greed leads to the destruction of the environment” –Ghana.

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Cama a bold movement for change

“Countries with more gender equality have better economic growth. Companies with more women leaders perform better. Peace agreements that include women are more durable...” The above quote from Ban Ki-moon, immediate past Secretary-General of the UN gives credence to an earlier quote by the renowned Ghanaian educationist, Dr.KwegyirAggrey, who stated,“If you educate a boy, you educate an individual, but if you educate a girl, you educatea nation.”

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Ghana’s independence from her colonial masters —can it be meaningless?

By G.D. Zaney

 

On March 6, 1957, Ghana became the first of Britain's African colonies to gain independence. Present at the event that marked the occasion in Accra included Richard Nixon, Vice President of the United States of America, the Duchess of Kent, representing the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth and the then Governor-General of the Gold Coast, Charles Noble Arden-Clarke.

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SIXTY YEARS OF NATIONHOOD: ACHIEVEMENTS, CHALLENGES AND THE WAY FORWARD

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

 

An Indian proverb admonishes that: “If you are 50 years of age and you have no patience then life has not taught you any wisdom.”  The objective of this write-up is to make some basic observations as to how the affairs of this rich land has been managed or mismanaged in the last 60 years. It is common knowledge that in Ghana, public servants proceed on leave for compulsory retirement at age 60. 

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Ghana: 60 Years on—how patriotic and disciplined are we?

By Sule N. Jotie


On March 6, 1957, the Union Jack, an emblem of British rule in the then Gold Coast, was lowered and in its place was the flag of Ghana with red, gold, and green and a black star in the middle.

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Dorcas Apoore - The MasterCard Foundation Scholar making a difference

The social and developmental initiatives of many young women all over the world give credence to the popular quote by renowned Ghanaian educationist, Dr.KwegyirAggrey, who stated, “if you educate a boy, you educate an individual, but if you educate a girl, you educate a nation.”

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