Paying less for utility tariffs demands prudent consumption patterns

Solace AmankwaBy Solace Amankwa


A tariff is essentially a tax. It raises the price of an imported good, making it more expensive than similar domestic goods. The idea is to increase demand for domestic products while reducing the volume of imports. Tariffs also serve as sources of revenue for the country’s developmental agenda.

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Pneumococcal Meningitis—Prevention is better than cure

Edem AgblevorBy Edem Agblevor


Pneumococcal Meningitis, according to the Ghana Health Service, is a serious disease caused by bacteria that affects the brain and spinal cord which, if not detected and treated early, causes complications which leads to death.

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The Fight Against Piracy And Smuggling In The Textile Industry—Who Wins?

By Michelle Fafa Agbenotor


No Ghanaian market is complete without a wide range of colourful cloths and fabrics that tempt passers-by to part with their money—and the famous art and textiles market in the capital Accra is no exception.

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Genetically Modified Foods— Mass Genocide?

Asks Michelle Fafa Agbenotor


Ever-increasing concerns have been raised that introducing foreign genes into plant foods will have unexpected and highly negative impact on human health.

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GHANA ACQUIRES FACILITIES, TRAINING FOR HEALTH WORKERS AGAINST EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE


By Doris Sodjah


In the wake of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the West African sub-region, Ghana’s Ministry of Health began strenuous preparations in anticipation of a possible case in Ghana.

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How Ghana fares In Biodiversity Conservation

Chantal AidooBy Chantal Aidoo

The diversity of life on earth— the diversity of biological organisms, known more popularly by the term biodiversity— is considered by some as one of our most valuable resources that the earth is endowed with.

Diversity among organisms includes both genetic diversity and species diversity.

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NATIONAL FERTILIZER SUBSIDY PROGRAMME ON COURSE

Phelomina NkasiaBy Phelomina Nkasia


The National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme is one of Government of Ghana’s major agricultural interventions which the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has been spearheading since 2008.

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GHANA MIGRATES FROM ANALOGUE TO DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL BROADCASTING

By Edem Agblevor

To ensure that broadcasting services are protected from interference from neighboring countries and for improved services, Ghana will be migrating from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting by March 2016, according to the Ministry of Communications.

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