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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UN Paris Agreement 2015: Victory for mankind or empty promises to humanity?

Jubilations over Paris AgreementBy Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

A funny African proverb says something to this effect:  “A ram that is suffering from diarrhea messes up its own hind legs but boasts that it is soiling the pathway for commuters.”

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Why Ghanaians should patronize made-in-Ghana goods and services

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

Listen to the wisdom of our ancestors, which is reflected in this Ghanaian proverb thus:  “A prince or princess does not rush out to go and watch the King in the street!”

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UN Climate Change Summit In Paris 2015: World Leaders Must Stop Paying Lip Service To Sustainable Development Matters

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath


Do you remember this philosophical Ghanaian adage that says: “If you cut your own tongue and chew it with rapacious appetite, you have chewed no meat at all?”

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