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Nigeria risks facing Water Crisis by 2020

The Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists, NAH, has warned of impending water crisis by 2020 because of poor management of groundwater basins. The President of the association, Ehidiamhen Olumese, disclosed this on Sunday in Ilorin while addressing journalists after the association’s National Executive Meeting, NEC. Mr. Olumese said the impending crisis could be avoided by the acquisition of both hydrological data ...

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Pineapple-A good Power food

pineapple

Very few people know that pineapple is the second most favorite tropical fruit in the world. Fresh pineapple juice has adequate quantity of vitamins, enzymes and minerals which are good for overall development of health. It has many health benefits and can fight against stomach infections, constipation, indigestion, arthritis and sinusitis. As far as its benefits are concerned, the fully ripened fruit ...

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Safeguarding Press Freedom, Is Self-Regulation the way?

The National Communications Authority is sanctioning about 131 radio stations for violating certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), ACT 775. The state regulatory body has given indications that it would go ahead and take any station, which does not comply with its regulations off air. Maybe this provides a fine opportunity for the country to discuss the kind ...

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Citizens Movement calls on Parliament to pass RTI Bill

Nana Akwasi Awuah, Founder of Citizen Ghana Movement

Founding member of Citizen Ghana Movement, Mr Nana Akwasi Awuah, has called on the NPP government to pass the Right to Information bill (RTI) to empower Ghanaians to demand accountability and transparency. He made this plea at a public forum organized by the coalition on the Right To Information Ghana  to mark the International Day for Universal Access to Information ...

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Legacy Project donates Kwame Nkrumah’s books to Legon.

Kwame Nkrumah

The 8th Pan African Congress Legacy Project donated a set of books to the Kwame Nkrumah Institute for African Studies in Legon. The first set of books authored by Kwame Nkrumah were donated to the Kwame Nkrumah Chair at the Institute, Professor Horace Campbell and the second to the Director of the Institute, Professor Dzodzi Tsikata. Receiving the books, Professor ...

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Anger over fuel price hikes

Hon. Boakye Agyarko, Minister for Energy

Ghanaians are groaning over the current upward adjustment in fuel prices and want government to remove taxes on the products in order to reverse the trend. They believe government has the power to control the surge in the fuel prices by reviewing taxes and other levies on the products to make them cheaper for consumers. In particular, they said, scrapping ...

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Stakeholders raise awareness on mental health at work place

Humphery Kofie-country facilitator, GHAMEC

The Stakeholder Council of the Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme in Ghana, (mhLAP) commemorates World Mental Health Day which takes place on 10 October each year. The Council acknowledges that it is a day for global mental health awareness-raising and advocacy. This year, World Mental Health Day focuses on mental health at the workplace. The day is being celebrated ...

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Ghana must depart from export of raw materials – Senior Minister

Hon. Yaw Osafo Maafo

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, says it is high time the nation departs from the export of raw materials and adds value to her agricultural produce in order to maximise profit for infrastructural development. He said Ghana, and for that matter, Africa, should move away from the paradigm of relying heavily on the export of raw commodities to generate ...

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How Thomas Partey is becoming a key cog in Simeone’s Atletico Madrid machine

Thomas Partey

At 24, Thomas Partey is not a youngster, but this season feels very much like a breakthrough one. It’s no coincidence, too, that it has arrived in something of a transitional campaign for Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone, known since his arrival at the club for largely persisting with a reliable, immutable starting lineup, has embraced rotation. There also appears to ...

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Ghana celebrates World Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy day celebration

Ghana joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Cerebral Palsy day on Friday the 6th of October this year. The day   is marked   globally on the 6th of every year by  a movement of people with cerebral palsy (CP) and their families, and the organizations that support them, in more than 60 countries. Its vision is to ensure ...

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