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Ghana’s Parliament: The Uzzah of our time?

SO when they came to Nacon’s threshing floor, Uzzah reached out [with his hand]to the ark of God and took hold of it, because the oxen [stumbled and] nearly overturned it. And the anger of the Lord burned against Uzzah, and God struck him there for his irreverence; and he …

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NPP guiding Ghana to path of prosperity – Majority Leader

The Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has said the Akufo-Addo administration socio-economic performance will put the country on the path of growth as the government is on course to delivering promises made during the campaign. The economy, he noted, had been projected by economists and financial experts to …

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Video: Africa’s problem is leadership – John Maxwell speaks on Joy FM

John Calvin Maxwell, the renowned American author and pastor says Africa’s underdevelopment despite her huge natural resources is the result of leadership failure. According to him, everything rises and falls on leadership. Since leadership must be praised when things succeed they must take the fall when things fail. “When leadership is …

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Ghana drops in Global Peace Index ranking

Ghana has dropped five places to 44 in the 2019 Global Peace Index ranking. Iceland topped the ranking whilst Afghanistan was noted as the least peaceful country, replacing Syria, which is now the second least peaceful. Ghana was ranked the fourth most peaceful country in Africa, but it recorded a 0.024 drop …

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NCA sues Electronic Tribunal over possible bias in radio stations closure case

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has sued the Electronic Communications Tribunal alleging possible bias in a case in which the Authority closed down some radio stations in the country. Some stations closed down for supposedly breaching the country’s electronic communications regulations, including Radio XYZ and Radio Gold, went to the …

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Peace Council condemns vilification of Nigerians

The National Peace Council has condemned the recent vilification of Nigerians in some parts of the country describing it as uncalled for. A member of the Council, Rev Dr Nii Amoo Darko said such actions could jeopardize the long-standing relationship that exist between the two countries. He said this on …

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Fisherfolk calling for extended closed season – Fisheries Ministry

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has said some fishermen are requesting for an extension of the closed season due to the positive outcome of the exercise. Speaking at this years’ TALKPLAST conference on plastic waste and marine litter, the Minister said her comment was based on feedback …

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China no longer pushovers – Prof Botchwey

The Executive Chairman of the African Development Initiative, Prof. Kwesi Botchwey says America and the developed world need to get used to the fact that there has been a change in the balance of power. “The Americans and the other developed world are having a hard time just coming to …

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Experts call for new approach to tackling youth unemployment

The government and stakeholders have been urged to develop new ways to address the growing unemployment in Ghana. Speakers at a meeting organised by the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) said Ghana will be able to stem the tide of youth …

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Ghanaians feel unsafe, gov’t must increase security – Analyst

A security analyst, Adam Bona does not believe that the country is safe despite assurances from government. He said the recent kidnapping case that compelled some foreign missions in the country to issue travel alerts proves that there are some security challenges that must be immediately tackled. Speaking to Citi …

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