Ghana: 60 Years on—how patriotic and disciplined are we?

By Sule N. Jotie

On March 6, 1957, the Union Jack, an emblem of British rule in the then Gold Coast, was lowered and in its place was the flag of Ghana with red, gold, and green and a black star in the middle.

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Dorcas Apoore - The MasterCard Foundation Scholar making a difference

The social and developmental initiatives of many young women all over the world give credence to the popular quote by renowned Ghanaian educationist, Dr.KwegyirAggrey, who stated, “if you educate a boy, you educate an individual, but if you educate a girl, you educate a nation.”

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

By G.D. Zaney

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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By Doris Yaa Yamoah


He bears the hallmark of perseverance. Tenacious and an astute lawyer and politician, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has persisted in the face of opposition and disappointment to attain the highest height.

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34 African Caribbean Diasporans Granted Ghanaian Citizenship

Thirty-four members of the African-Caribbean diaspora in the country have been granted Ghanaian citizenship following the approval of the President John Dramani Mahama.


At a ceremony in Accra yesterday to formalise the process, the 37 people were made to swear an oath of allegiance to the country to that effect.

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GEPA grows the Non-Traditional Export (NTE) sector

By G.D. Zaney


The Export and Import Act, 1995 (Act 503) of Ghana defines Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) to include all export products with the exception of cocoa beans, lumber and logs, unprocessed gold and other minerals, and electricity.

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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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