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Child protection—everyone’s responsibility

By Chantal Aidoo

 

For every couple and to the world, a child is a beautiful gift from God, and in many societies, when a child is born; it is an occasion for joy as a new member is welcomed into the family and the world at large.

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The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Camfed Ghana graduate

By Amatulaihi Mashood

 

On November 5, 2016, history was made. The first batch of young women to have been supported under The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Camfed Ghana through tertiary education, specifically the training colleges, graduated.

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Pruductivity improvement—key to the development of the oil palm industry in Ghana

By G.D. Zaney

 

The oil palm sector of Ghna is to be re-vitalized and transformed while the environmental consequences of the production system will addressed to respond to the ever-growing demand for crude palm oil.

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Camfed joins the world to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

By Jennifer Asiedu

 

What do I do now? When I’m being addressed as a wife at this tender age of my life to a man who is old enough to be my grandfather. I had always wanted to become an engineer at the age of 25years but here I am locked up in the tunnel of marriage. Hmmm, how can I be a role model to my younger siblings out there when I can hardly reach my target in life? How nice it would’ve been to be addressed as Engineer Baaba someday, but here I am being referred to as ‘hey Baaba’ or ‘Esi maame’ and even that, thus when you are lucky.

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Fighting ‘Galamsey’ and River Pollution in Ghana

By Bervelyn Longdon

 

One phenomenon that has received a lot of attention and discussion on media and other platforms is illegal small-scale mining popularly referred to as ‘galamsey’. The subject matter has been discussed widely in view of the immediate and long-term effects on the environment, agriculture, habitat and livelihoods as a whole. The concern has been that if these illegal mining activities are allowed to persist, it will have dire consequences for the sustenance of livelihoods in the communities affected by these illegal mining activities.

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GIRSAL TO BOOST AGRICULTURE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

By G.D. Zaney

 

The statistics indicate that even though, on average, the agricultural sector accounts for about 22 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the sector receives an average of only 4.0 per cent of bank lending, due to the perception that lending risk is too high to motivate financing by the private financial sector.

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Memories of China

By Edem Agblevor

 

The experiences of a working journalist is enormous; sometimes the stories are told from the chambers of Parliament or from the halls of a law court; some days, from the heart of the most beautiful cities or from the thickest rural areas where life seems to be fading.

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Peaceful elections— an essential requirement for a stable democracy

By Michelle Fafa Agbenorto

 

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” —Thomas Paine, 1777.

 

Political or public office is not the platform for pilfering and illegal wealth creation. It is about the altruistic service and welfare to the nation and the voting population. It's an oath made to God and man to be upright and diligent in managing the resources and assets of the nation efficiently and effectively for uttermost national benefit.

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