By Faith Junko Ogawa

The persistent problem of lack of potable water that the people of Teshie-Nungua, a suburb of Accra, and its surrounding environs in Teshie-Nungua, the Teshie Military barracks, Batsoona, Sakumono and parts of La-Dadekotopon all in the Greater Accra Region, have encountered for more than two decades, has come to an end, thanks to the Accra Water Desalination Project undertaken by the government of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama.

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Climate Change and Bush Fires in Ghana: How to Protect Our Cultural Heritage

 By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath


An African proverb admonishes: “When you see a tweak coming towards your face, you don’t wait for it to pierce your eyes before you break it.”

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The Significance of Establishing a tertiary Education Research Fund

THE significance of establishing a Tertiary Education Research Fund in Ghana to provide funds to support, promote and publicise research in public tertiary institutions and to provide for related matters, is not only a very laudable policy initiative, but also long overdue.

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The Versatile Leader - Adjusting Leadership Volume

Some individuals perpetually talk too loudly in public and more so on the mobile phone. Other people too are habitually soft-spoken; in a meeting with a large group of people or against a back- ground noise, you have to strain to hear them.

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Reducing The Risks Of Exposure To Mercury—The Minamata Convention Provides The Road Map

By G.D. Zaney

The dangers of exposure to anthropogenic emissions and releases from mercury are real. Mercury and its compounds, particularly methyl mercury, have, since time immemorial, been recognized as chemical substances, exposure to which leads to serious adverse neurological and other health effects on human life and the environment.

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67th New Year School Opens

The 67th Annual New Year School and Conference opened at the University of Ghana Legon, yesterday; with focus on the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to improve healthcare delivery in the country.

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Beautiful Ghana: Why Ghanaians must learn to love their country of birth


By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

A beautiful African proverb says: “You don’t appreciate the value of your own buttock until you have a boil over there!”
Philosophically, if I am asked to describe Ghanaians in one sentence I will say something to this effect: “We Ghanaians are human beings who appreciate the past, demean the present and glorify the future.”  I will attempt to use Participant observation research method to explain my hypothesis.

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JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards-Motivating Excellence

Recognising individual for excelling in their fields of endeavour is the best way of motivating them and inspiring others to follow their stead. Several awards scheme have been instituted in Ghana over the years to motivate people to seek excellence and serve as mentors to others. Despite these efforts, young people in Ghana still find difficulties affecting society due to lack of befitting role models.

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