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Mothers with Celebral Palsy children advise to seek

Mr Emmanuel Ampofo

A cognitive behavioral psychotherapist Mr Emmanuel Ampofo has advised mothers with children who have cerebral palsy to seek help when necessary to avoid being depressed. He also advised the mothers to accept their children as gifts from God and be content, saying, avoid comparing yourselves to others. Mr Ampofo gave the advice at a meeting organized by the Special Mothers ...

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Peasant farmers’ rise against post -harvest losses

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is calling on government and other Stakeholders to put in place concrete measures to address post harvest losses. Specifically, “we call on government to take deliberate steps to ensure that post-harvest management is effectively integrated into all its agricultural programmes; the Planting for food and jobs programme. “There is the urgent need for an ...

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Government urged to focus on job creation in the agricultural sector

agriculture

Chief Abdulai Mohammed has called on the New Patriotic Party (NPP)  government led by Nana Akuffo Addo Danquah to come out with pragmatic measures and revive the agricultural sector to provide jobs for the citizenry. In his desire to ensure that the “unemployment challenges facing the youth is curbed, the President of the Northern Chiefs at Mpasatia in the Atwima ...

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The tragedy in Sierra Leone-Time to support our neighbour

Sierra-Leone mudslide

At the time of going to press, 400 are confirmed dead, with an additional 600 missing in the mudslide that engulfed Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. It is also estimated that 3,000 people are homeless in what is being described as a ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ with no comparison. Once in a while every nation suffers some kind of tragedy. But the case ...

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Illegal loggers terrorize Ghana’s forest cover

forest zone

The Nature and Development Foundation (NDF) is calling for the passage and speedy implementation of the Public Procurement Policy on Timber and Timber Products for the domestic market, and to protect Ghana’s forest cover. Ghana is said to be losing its forest cover at an alarming rate due mainly to illegal logging and lack of   implementation of forest- related policies. ...

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Religious leaders must speak to propel national development

Pulpit

I sat in Church in the past two Sundays to a rare homily, a sermon that zoomed in on the wayward citizen. The Priest drilled down the message to the national reality. As a concerned citizen, contemplating on how best anyone can spur national development, I took particular interest in this Homily. The Priest quoted the readings from Kings, the ...

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Manifest nationalism and avoid partisan politics.

Ghana flag

The head pastor of the Open-Door Assemblies of God Church located at Kumasi Breman West, Rev Dr. Franklin Osei Tutu, has appealed to Ghanaians especially men of God and politicians to manifest nationalism and eschew attitudes of partisan politics. He called on them to pray for the President and his Cabinet Team in their quest to position the country beyond ...

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‘Dumsor’ killed most small and medium enterprises.

Ezekiel Chibeze

The Ghana Employers’ Association revealed in April, 2015 that almost 13,000 people lost their jobs as a result of the power crisis that plunged the nation. Ghana has been plagued with energy crises over the years affecting various sections of the economy. The adverse effect has been greatly felt and continues to weary all affected stakeholders including citizens. The Ghana ...

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BOATENG JOINS EINTRACHT FRANKFURT

Kevin-Prince Boateng

German sides Eintracht Frankfurt have announced the acquisition of Ghana attacker Kevin-Prince Boateng on a three-year contract. The 30-year-old, who recently parted company with Spanish outfit Las Palmas, put pen to paper on Friday following a successful medical. “Eintracht Frankfurt have secured the services of midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng,’ the club has announced. “After breaking up his contract with UD Las ...

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Mother of child with cerebral palsy starts educational centre for children

Cerebral Palsy

  Mrs Ellen Affam-Dadzie, Mother of a seven years old girl with cerebral palsy has started an inclusive educational centre to enable parents of especially children with cerebral palsy the opportunity to work and earn an income. The Centre “With God cerebral palsy Ghana” also offer physiotherapy services and provide quality care for children with cerebral palsy for free Mrs ...

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