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Poor eating habits now the major cause of diseases

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Professor Felix Ankomah Asante, Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research on Friday identified poor eating habits as one of the major causes...
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Lets Us Always Remember Our Poor African Women

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An imagery is always painted in Africa about a proverbial woman who is returning from the farm with tonnes of load on her head...
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The Poor Suffers the Most Under Ghana’s Criminal Justice System

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Mr Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), has said more is needed to be done in the Criminal Justice System...
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Poor performance of children is a great source of worry – Chief

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Osabarima Ansah Sasraku, the Kyidomhene of Akuapem Traditional Area and chief of Mamfe, has expressed worry over the neglect of some parents in their...
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Churches Urged to Support the Poor and The Vulnerable

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The General Overseer of the True Faith Church, Ghana, Senior Apostle John Owusu-Achiaw, has called for the church to do more to support the...

Corruption Denies The Poor And Marginalized Access To Quality Services

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Corruption in its form is costly and its impact is pervasive. It affects economic growth, level of GDP per capita, investment activity and its...

Is There A Panacea At All For Corruption?

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No matter where you stand on the political spectrum, Npp or Ndc, upper-class or lower-class, rich or poor, you will still get hit...
Photo shows a shabby boat placed on the Xipi Village square. Photo by Liu Lingling

The Tiny South-eastern Chinese Village that Rose from poverty

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“In the past we lived on boats floating on the sea; now we live on land, working in peace and contentment.” The couplet...
Economic - Training Women

Poor Rural Women Household Economic Security Must be Enhanced

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Dr Francis Kusi, a Senior Research Scientist at the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has...
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Poor Labour practices undermining Ghana’s fishing industry

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Some fishing companies in Ghana pay as low as 80 Ghana Cedis a month to employees on their vessels. Poor labour practices including low wages,...
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Stakeholders seek state support for poor mining communities in Ghana

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Some stakeholders in Ghana's mining sector want the government to set aside a portion of Ghana's mineral revenue to cater for the developmental and...
Kenyan children play at the sprawling Mathare slum, one of the largest and poorest in Africa. Photograph: Antony Njuguna/Reuters

Philanthropist urge Ghanaians to give to the poor

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Mr Joseph Kenyenson, a philanthropist from Virginia in the USA has called on organisations and the well-to-do to support vulnerable ones in society to...
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Poor mental health and smartphone obsession linked

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People who are less emotionally stable are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of...
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Poor mining regulation deprives Ghanaian communities of potable water

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“In the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty”, so says a song by legendary musician Bob Marley. But for Regina Fabile, 29, a native...
Domestic Violence

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

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Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...

Violation of fisheries laws hinder bumper fish catch

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Players in the fishing industry have observed that the rampant violation of fisheries laws and regulations have made seasonal bumper fish catch a thing...
HIV

Presiding Member Troubled With HIV Prevalence In Fanteakwa District

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The Presiding Member (PM) of the Fanteakwa District Assembly, Mr. Ernest Ofosu, has expressed deep worry about the high prevalence of HIV in the...

Assin North Municipal Library Calls For Support

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The Assin North Municipal Library in Assin Fosu in the Central Region lack books and up-to-date reading materials. The facility serving over 300 Basic, Senior...
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The Rural Poor in the Realities of Life

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Twenty-six years ago, I was born in a community called Agotime Kpetoe; I grew up to have so much interest in the sustainable development...
Spinal Care

Poor Spinal Care, Can Shorten Life Span

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Persons who maintain poor posture and other activities that have negative effects on the spine are likely to have disastrous effect’s in the future...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

The Rich and The Poor Have One Thing in Common

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To be rich means to have abundant possessions and especially material wealth. It also implies a city which is well endowed in terms of...

Maxwell Konadu Unhappy About Black Stars Poor Defense

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Maxwell Konadu, head coach of Ghana Black Stars B says he is worried about how his side poorly conceded two goals against Burkina...

Viewpoint: Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

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Authorities in London, England announced on June 19 that 79 deaths have been officially recorded resulting from a fire which quickly swept through the...

Trade Unions in Ghana Urged To Mobilse All Workers

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An international Trade Unionist, Mr Nigel Flanagan, has called for a stronger and united trade union in Ghana to help fight poverty and inequality...
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The Overwhelming Foul Smells And Stench In Ghana

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After 60 years of political independence, Ghanaians still wake up to the sorry sight of waste and sewage lying indiscriminately around settlements, city centres...

Minister Lament On Poor Living Condition Of Workers

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Government is committed to collaborating with Organised Labour in the implementation of its policies and programmes to develop the country, Mr Sulemana Alhassan, the...

Gov’t Of Ghana Acknowledge Challenges Of Workers

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Mr Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister, has called on workers “to stand up against laziness and absenteeism at work places and all forms of...

Many Ghanaians Ignorant Of 72-hour EC Declaration Deadline

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Participants at a post-election evaluation workshop have observed that sensitisation and education of the public on the declaration of subsequent general election by the...
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Church Holds Annual Charity Show

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The Seventh Day Sabbath Church of Christ has held its annual charity show with the distribution of assorted items costing over GH?1.3 million cedis...

Nana Addo Wants Ghana To Break Out Of Aid Dependent

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has advocated for clear-cut exit strategies for programmes designed to help the poor and vulnerable to avoid undue reliance...