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Prophets without honor: a focus on the Ghanaian journalist

BY: Raphael Richstison Tetteh The Ghanaian journalist, just like every journalist across the globe has over many years been the mouthpiece of almost every individual and organization in the country. From challenges of rural folks concerning the absence of proper drinking water, deplorable roads amongst others, through making known, the …

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The life of a street hawker: Women in focus

BY: Rukayatu Amidu In Ghana, over 4000 street hawkers are found in the major urban areas within the country, most especially the central business center of the Greater Accra Region. Currently, there are over 6000 street hawkers in the street who are struggling to make ends meet. They operate in …

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Reflection on South Africa’s current crisis

In recent years I have delivered a number of papers in which I sought to apply theological thinking – from incarnational theology to a “theology from below” – to our current condition in South Africa. I was particularly impressed by the first Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management, which …

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Christians observe ash wednesday amid covid-19

BY: Naa Anyema Collison Christians observe ash Wednesday amid covid-19 Ash Wednesday is a significant day in the Christian calendar. Each year, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is always 46 days before Easter Sunday. Lent is a 40-day season (not counting Sundays) marked by Repentance, Fasting, Reflection, …

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Shut up! The porcupines are on top of the GPL

“Kosta Papic is the way, he’s the truth ,he’s back at Hearts to reclaim his title, its Aduana’s Season ,it’s an Olympic run ,Annor Walker’s way ,yet it’s the Black smith that has moulded Kotoko to top the Ghana Premier League table” [In the voice of Kwabena Yeboah]. It doesn’t …

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Must-Know: Why hair scarfing is important to women

Scarfing of hair during the 13th century B.C was a practice that was permitted among aristocratic women and an abomination for women of lower status especially prostitutes to cover their hair with a cloth and were punished when caught. However, in the 20th century scarfing of hair became popular not …

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GHANA’S GDP VALUES – 2010 – 2019

Table 1: Ghana GDP Values – 2010 – 2019 YEAR GDP (US$ BILLIONS) 2019 66.98 2018 65.56 2017 59 2016 55.01 2015 48.56 2014 53.66 2013 62.41 2012 41.27 2011 39.34 2010 32.2 Data Source: World Bank (as cited in Macrotrends, 2020) Data Source: World Bank (as cited in Macrotrends, …

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The economic contribution of microfinance institutions to national growth

The role of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the edifice of the Ghanaian financial sub-sector; and their contribution to socio-economic development and growth of the country cannot be overemphasized. In recent years, the Ghanaian economy has witnessed the formal establishment of several microfinance institutions. Connoisseurs of activities in the financial sub-sector …

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