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Trade Facilitation— a pre-requisite for boosting international trade, economic growth and national development

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Just as an effective and efficient international trade regime has been identified as a catalyst for private sector development, increased revenue mobilization, poverty reduction and the economic development of countries, so has Trade Facilitation — the potential to deliver goods and services on time, at the least possible cost and with adequate safety and security— emerged as an essential requirement for global trade.

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IMMORALITY/ HIV CONNECTION A DEEPER PERSPECTIVE

By Mabel Delassie Awuku


It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS but no one should die of ignorance –Elizabeth Taylor

 


The air-conditioned VIP bus in which I was comfortably seated was moving at a faster pace than I anticipated. The Accra-Kumasi road was very bumpy and the vigorous shaking of the bus compelled most of the seated passengers to fasten their seat belts properly.

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Ghanaian traditional authorities and the funeral rites of galamsey

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

 

Can some smart evangelist quickly crosscheck this passage in Bible - Mark 8:36? I paraphrase: “For what inheritance shall a traditional ruler bestow his descendants if he accumulates all the ‘Chinese Dollars’ in the globe but desecrates theforests and rivers bequeath him by his ancestors?”

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Ten Years of Oil Exploration: Has Ghana any Oil Spill Contingency Plan in Place?

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

 

A Ghanaian proverb advises: “A person who is sufficiently prepared for any eventuality is hardly overtaken by events.”

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Thinking of the environment @70 is a sign of ‘green wisdom’

By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath

 

A Ghanaian proverb says: “Wisdom is not like gold which may be kept in a safe.” If you are a sage, it will reflect in your image.

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Ghana’s Agric Policy since 1960…Planting for Food and Jobs the new baby

By Sule N. Jotie

 

“There are two people in the world, the well-fed and the hungry. Hundreds of millions are worse than hungry - they are starved.”- Maurice Wood, Daily Graphic, August 6, 1962.

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The renewed efforts at fighting galamsey must not wane

By Victoria Antwi Sarpong

 

Illegal mining, popularly referred to as galamsey, has long been identified as an activity that should not be encouraged.

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CHILD LABOUR IS HARMFUL TO THE PHYSICAL, MORAL AND MENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN—THE WORLD MUST FIGHT IT

By Mabel D. Awuku & Ampomah Patience

 

 

I lived 5 years of my life working tirelessly for one very wealthy man who could have treated me better than he did or, perhaps, ensure that I was educated also. I was denied formal education. I had no time to enjoy life as any normal child. At age 8, I was solely responsible for the upkeep of the house of this man.

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