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Know The History: Western Togoland separatists

Friday, September 25, Ghanaians woke up to disturbances in what Security Officials have confirmed as activities of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, which in May 2019 declared independence from what is known as Western Togoland, saying that they were...

Constitutional crisis in ECOWAS

Some ECOWAS countries are reeling under constitutional crisis when Presidents who have served their two terms seek to truncate the constitution for a third term bid in office. The situation is exposing such countries to tension, Coup d'état and...

Manifesto launches and the missing razzmatazz

The usual razzmatazz which characterized manifesto launches were missing. The draping of street lights with party colours, the busing of people from constituencies and the usual pomp and pageantry were also missing. This is partly due to the impact of...

Debate on legalisation of Okada goes on unabated

Their operations under the country's laws are illegal. Call it a campaign promise by the NDC flagbearer, but for operators of this business, the promise is welcome and have asked other political parties to also make known their interventions...

The 2020 VGMA and surprises

It was no surprise that the unofficial theme for this year's Ghana Music Awards, VGMA was COVID-19. This is evident in the manner the pandemic has affected the music industry, as only 100 people were allowed to witness the...

Lack of access to healthcare facilities—the woes of pregnant women

Lack of vehicular transport is suppressing the potential positive impact of CHPS Compounds on maternal and child health in rural areas of Ghana. Poor road network and endemic poverty in rural areas make provision of alternative transport services for...

A visit to Kukuo witches camp in Ghana

A mere allegation of witchcraft even if without evidence against especially poor old women is enough to get an entire community to ostracize the accused. These alleged witches are sent to shrines that are constituted in a way that...

Ghanaian returnees talk about plights in Lebanon

She was hale and hearty when she left Accra for Lebanon. 11 months later, 28-year-old Latifa Mohammed is back home in a wheelchair. She is back in Ghana paralyzed. Latifa Mohammed attributes her inability to walk to an ulcer...

Impact of covid-19 on child nutrition and welfare

When Hamdiya Yakubu's three-year-old granddaughter had an asthma attack on July 15, she chose to manage it at home instead of going to the hospital. "I was afraid that they will test her for coronavirus and detain us in the...

Election prophecies in Ghana

Ghanaians are preparing for the December General elections which is fast approaching and several persons who claimed to be prophets are at it again with various prophecies about who will win the Presidential Election. Election prophecies have always sparked...

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All set for rollout of Pensions Scheme for cocoa farmers

All is set for the rollout of the Pensions Scheme for cocoa farmers by the National Pensions Regularity Authority...

Today is World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day, a day that the WHO devotes to awareness creation on preventing cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack, stroke and heart...

President Akufo-Addo continues Ashanti Region tour

On Day two of his tour of the Ashanti Region, President Akufo-Addo is expected to visit a number of suburbs including Juaso and Konongo. He...

EC to reopen voters’ registration exercise on October 1

The EC says it is re-opening the Voters Register on Thursday, October, 1. The Commission says the exercise will give the opportunity to those who...

2020 AGRF held in Kigali

The 2020 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has been held in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme, “Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent: Leveraging Urban...