Category: Editorial

‘GALAMSEY’, A THREAT TO LIFE

The high level of pollution of water bodies in the country is a real life-threatening situation staring the country in the face regarding the total destruction of the country’s sources of water that are meant for treatment for drinking purposes and other uses. Needless to say, water bodies in the country have been polluted with chemicals, making the treatment of […]

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RAISING COCOA PRODUCTION

For several years, cocoa has remained the mainstay of the country’s economy. Substantial revenue has been derived from the cocoa sector, making it possible for the promotion of socio-economic development in various parts of the country. In recent times, however, the level of production of the cash crop has dwindled to abysmally low level. The fall in production has been […]

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LEGAL BACKING FOR ZONGO COMMUNITIES

One major move instituted by the Akufo-Addo administration to gladden the hearts of many people in the country, including Muslims, is the creation of the Zongo Development Fund. This is the first time such a fund has been created to promote the development of the Zongo communities. It is for this reason that efforts would have to be made to […]

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TONY BLAIR’S VISIT

A few days ago, a former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, paid a visit to the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo. The former UK Prime Minister expressed his commitment towards the development of Ghana. He emphasised that he would use his experience acquired in office as prime minister to help in the process of change and development for […]

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LET’S ENCOURAGE HYGIENIC STREET FOODS

One common lifestyle of many people in the country is the purchase of street-vended foods in different places during various times of the day or night. Due to faltering economic development as a result of various factors, street food vending has become increasingly important in the economies of many African countries. The street food vending business is thought to contribute […]

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CEASING STUDENTS’ VANDALISM

Acts of vandalism by students in our tertiary institutions over issues that could have been resolved peacefully raises serious concerns as to whether some of our tertiary students have the right frame of mind to pursue education at the tertiary level. University education is meant to prepare students to take up leadership qualities and help run affairs at various levels […]

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ELECTRONIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM, A TIMELY INTERVENTION

A major channel through which huge sums of money are channelled into private pockets of certain people in the country is the procurement system. The procurement system has been backed by law to ensure that value for money is achieved in all forms of purchases in the public sector. Unfortunately, after practising it for some time, it has been noted […]

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KINTAMPO WATERFALL DISASTER, NEVER AGAIN!

The whole nation has been saddened by the tragic event at the Kintampo Waterfall in the Brong Ahafo Region involving the loss of nearly 20 precious lives, with 22 others sustaining serious degrees of injuries. The sad event follows the falling of a tree on a group of students from Wenchi Senior High School, Wenchi, and University of Energy and […]

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BROUHAHA OVER SIZE OF GOVT

Governments are elected to fulfill the aspirations of those who elected them. Sometimes, the election of a particular government may be based on particular demands of the electorate. As the years go by, the electorate keeps a watchful eye on the ruling government to find out how things are being done to fulfill the promises made to them during campaigns. […]

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Curbing Suicide

In recent times, a number of stories about deaths emanating from suicide have emerged in various parts of the country, sending shivers down the spine of many people. Some of these suicide acts took place on our university campuses while others occurred at homes and in surrounding bushes. Not long ago, for example, a 30-year old driver at Half Assini […]

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