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CLOSED SEASONS— ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR REVERSING FISH STOCKS DEPLETION

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Generating more than US $1 billion in revenue annually and accounting for, at least, 4.5 % of Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the fisheries sector represents a key contributor to the national economy, according to the Fisheries Management Plan of Ghana (2015-2019)—a National Policy for the Management of the Marine Fisheries Sector.

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Family planning is a human right, an imperative to sustainable economic development

By Patience Ampomah/ Mabel D. Awuku

 

Every second, every day, every year, we fail to address demand for reproductive health and family planning services. Lives are lost, and girls' opportunities to thrive and contribute to their country's development shrink…”—Jenny Shipley

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ENSURING CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IS INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY

By Rebecca Avusu

 

All though we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery (Deepak Chopra). The word sanitation also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal.

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REBUILDING THE FISH STOCK IN GHANAIAN WATERS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES INDUSTRY IN GHANA

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

In its State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)(2016) Report, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations indicates that fisheries and aquaculture remain important sources of food, nutrition, income and livelihoods for hundreds of millions of people across the globe.

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Enforce the law to end discrimination against People Living with HIV

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Discrimination is outlawed under chapter 5 in Articles 12 (1), 17 (1) and 17 (2), of the 1992 Republican Constitution of Ghana.

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New challenges to press freedom—27 years after Windhoek declaration

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

The Day, May 3, has been set aside or dedicated to reminding the world of a fundamental human right —the right to freedom of opinion and expression, which right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference, and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of frontier.

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World Press Freedom Day, 2018—another day of accountability to freedom of opinion and expression

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

The third day of May, every year, since 1993, never passed without ceremony, funfair or recognition across the globe.

 

The Day, May 3, has been labelled World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) and set aside or dedicated to reminding the world of a fundamental human right - the right to freedom of opinion and expression, which right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference, and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of frontier.

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Motherhood and career pursuit: how can women combine?

By Rachel Sarpong

 

Many women around the world have been successful in their career despite the demanding job of being a mother as well. Responsibilities of climbing the career development ladder in any career involve attending executive meetings, conferences and courses which involve a lot of travelling.

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