Category: Features

Ghana will soon get a cancer treatment centre -Prof Osman

Ghana will soon get a cancer treatment centre -Prof Osman

A Ghanaian distinguished Professor of Surgery, Pathology and Neuro-Oncology Research at the Duke University School of Medicine in the USA and a member of the US National Cancer Advisory Board, Professor Francis Ali-Osman, recently visited Ghana. He speaks with The Ghanaian Time about his life, his school days at Navrongo Secondary School and plans on how to deal with the […]

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Is hibiscus tea (Sobolo) good for Ghanaian  men diagnosed with prostate cancer?

Is hibiscus tea (Sobolo) good for Ghanaian men diagnosed with prostate cancer?

My research interests are focused on the prostate cancer in black men, prostate cancer screening in black communities, orthomolecular oncology, functional medicine and integrative approach to prostate cancer management in Ghanaian men.

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Becoming a digital citizen

Becoming a digital citizen

Today’s information communications technologies have drastically changed many facets of human life, from education, health care, industry, economy, politics, governance, to entertainment. This technological revolution brought about by the use of information systems has entered a new and dynamic phase that is now beginning to alter our institutions in ways that are unprecedented in the history of humanity. Today, we […]

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Welcome home, Chibok Girls!

Welcome home, Chibok Girls!

It is as difficult as ever to wake up in the morning, as an African who watches events in the whole of the continent, and feel any sense of gladness that one is alive. DRC’s president, Joseph Kabila, doesn’t want to obey the constitution and bow out of power . In sticking to power without the by-your-leave of his people […]

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Ghana’s youthful population:A burden or resource?

Ghana’s youthful population:A burden or resource?

Rapid population growth has become a global concern especially in developing countries due to the lack of corresponding qualitative growth in the lives of people. The 2014 State of the World Population Report by the UNFPA, discussed the enormous potential for economic growth and social development for countries with large populations, given that the right investments in human and social […]

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Servant-leadership revisited

Afresh, critical look is being taken at issues of power and authority, and people are beginning to learn, however, haltingly, to relate to one another in less coercive and more creatively supporting ways. A new moral principle is emerging, which holds that the only authority deserving one’s allegiance is that which is freely and knowingly granted by the led to […]

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Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Bad economics for political gain (1)

It is very important that as a country, we must not use politics to distort our economic data and achievements because it sends wrong signal to investors. In as much as we want to score political points, we must do it devoid of adding political angles to it. Dr. Mahmud Bawumiah, Vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, has […]

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Breast cancer…A survivor’s story

I got feedbacks to the piece I shared a few days ago. I believe an information on breast cancer will always attract a lot of interest. The piece was titled “October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Managing Toxicities of Anticancer Agents”. The first person said she noticed a number of changes on her skin after starting chemotherapy. This is true because […]

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Of roots and high achievement

Recently I posted a web link to an internet forum which reported the fact that the much-praised and truly extraordinary building that houses the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington DC (opened by President Barack Obama on September 23,2016) was designed by an architect with Ghanaian ancestry. He is called David Adjaye. (See https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=david+adjaye&spell=1&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiCwdaE1r7PAhUHJcAKHa42CK0QvwUIGygA&biw=1440&bih=770 ) My surprise […]

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Contempt of court and free speech…Do we need reform?

Contempt of court and free speech…Do we need reform?

I am not sure how to deal with the politics, free speech and the open legal education on air. The Supreme Court of Ghana passed a four-month jail sentence on two panelists and host of an Accra based radio station. The jail term came with a ten thousand Ghana Cedi fine. After the court proceedings, the prisoners through their lawyers, […]

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