Category: Features

Congrats! New CJ…But uneasy head wears the crown

Congrats! New CJ…But uneasy head wears the crown

Throughout the world, the judiciary is revered because of its exceptional responsibility as a check on possible excesses of legislative and executive organs of government. The judiciary, which is the third arm of government, is also the guardian-protector of the constitution and fundamental rights of the citizenry, as well as the promoter of democracy, rule of law and good governance. […]

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Gaining sustainable development through circular economy

Gaining sustainable development through circular economy

Since the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, adopted by world leaders at a United Nations summit in September 2015, officially kicked off on January 1, 2016, many countries have been, briskly and aggressively, applying feasible strategies to achieve the target. For those countries, they are convinced that, achieving the target is the surest […]

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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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