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Ghana Journalists Association At The Crossroads Of Anarchy And Disintegration

Ghana Journalists Association

By Dr Frankie Asare-Donkoh On August 15, 1949, something spectacular happened in the then Gold Coast. In the midst of colonial rule and at the time nationalist struggles for independence had intensified against the colonialists’ resolved to keep the people and the nation under their thumbs, a journalists’ association was formed. It was named Africa Press Association with membership including ...

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Ngleshie Amanfro Land Saga, Court Silences Kwashie Gborlor, Nii Noi Morton & Others

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Prosper Agbenyega An Accra High Court-Land Division, has placed an injunction on Humphery Dzartor Botchwey, (Nii Kwashie Gborlor III), claimant to the Ngleshie Amanfro Stool and some five others, restraining them from either entering, occupying or developing a parcel of land belonging to Nii Akramah Nyonmor Bei II, legitimate Ngleshie Amanfro Mantse. The injunction was placed after Nii Akramah Nyonmor ...

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J J Rawlings Speech At The 38th June 4 Anniversary In Wa

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Sunday delivered a speech at the commemoration of the 38th anniversary of the June 4, 1979, uprising in Wa. In the speech the leader of the June 4, 1979, uprising decried the spate of corruption that has characterised the political climate over the past few years describing it as a thousand times more than ...

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Ghana President’s Ramadan Message To Muslims

President Akufo-Addo

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO’S RAMADAN MESSAGE TO MUSLIMS I send fraternal greetings to Muslims in Ghana and around the world on the occasion of the Ramadan fast. The month of Ramadan is that in which the Qur’an was revealed and which has been instituted for Muslims to dedicate themselves to God and to the service of humankind. It is a month of ...

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Street Hawking; Menace or Blessing?

Street Hawking

“Exactly six years after the laws came into force, the number of street hawkers has more than doubled –pavements along the streets have not been spared; pedestrians are compelled to compete with motorists for space as squatters and hawkers have taken over.” From the threshold of human existence when man’s survival depended on gathering fruits for “daily bread” till date, ...

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First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo’s Mothers’ Day Message

*MOTHERS’ DAY MESSAGE FROM THE FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC MRS. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO* Today is mother’s day and I salute all mothers and mother figures. Motherhood is a tough job. Mothers never rest. A mother would move heaven and earth for her child. Mothers shape our lives, nurture our talents and inspire us to achieve greater heights. Every ...

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Re: ‘Gbese Mantse calls for peaceful Homowo’

The Times published an article by Lawrence Markwei on Friday, May 12, 2017 entitled “Gbese Mantse calls for peaceful Homowo.” It was noted that Thomas Okai, parading himself as Nii Ayi Bonte is the one calling for peace. Was it not Thomas Okai who caused so much violence on the 27th April 2007 and amidst the violence was enstooled as ...

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Why Thomas Okine Can Not Be Gbese Mantae – Nii Okaidja III Writes

Nii Okaija III , Gbese Manatse and Adonten of the Ga State

Nii Okaidja III, Gbese Mantse and Adonten of the Ga State has stressed the fact that, Nii Ayi Bonte called in private life as Thomas Okine is not the Gbese Mantse as he continues to carry himself. In a letter written to the President of the National House of Chiefs, Nii Okaija III indicated that there are several court judgements ...

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Grey Design Creating Solution To Problem Unheard Of In Suburban South Africa

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“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth…these are one and the same fight.” ~ Ban Ki-moon, Eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations.   What do you do when you see people suffering because of a lack of infrastructure?Do you shake your head in sorrow as you walk away and comfort yourself however you choose to or, ...

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Sudanese fight for their African identity

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In our series of letters from African journalist, Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese youth are using social media to express their African identity. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has announced a strategic partnership with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a regional political organisation that brings together seven Arab states. The move comes after a series of bilateral talks and a ...

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