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Wives submit to your husbands; it’s not archaic

‘Wives, Submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church; and is the savior of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their husbands in everything.’ Ephesians 5:22-24. The world indeed is ...

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GITMO Saga: Beyond the State of Fear and Panic [article]

The tale is told of a gravely-ill patient at the Okomfo Anokye hospital in Kumasi whose survival depended on an urgent infusion of blood.  Just as the medical team was on the point of administering the procedure, the patient mustered the last gasp of breath in him and muttered. “I hope you made sure the donor was does not belong ...

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Dr Nimako: What to know about Meningitis

Health news in Ghana over the past 2 weeks has been dominated by the outbreak of meningitis in the Brong-Ahafo Region and Yellow fever in the Northern Region. Both diseases are of high public health importance and we all need to understand them well, in order to be able to better protect ourselves and to allay unnecessary fear and panic. ...

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“Guantanamo detainees transferred to Ghana” – my take [Article]

Ghana is viewed as a relatively peaceful country in a sub region characterized by a constant cycle of conflicts. Analysts have identified porous borders, drugs, arms, human trafficking, and other cross border crimes along with the increasing levels of insurgent and terrorist activities as major security threats to countries in the West African sub region. For instance, as Mali and ...

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On The Heights Of Adaklu; A feature by King Norbert Akpablie

Until recently, I have never experienced the adventure of climbing a mountain; not only because I didn’t grow up in a mountainous area but mainly because I was just not interested. I didn’t see the value of doing that and so I always declined. My grandmother once told me, “life is like climbing a mountain, allow the pains to motivate ...

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Opinion: Agriculture now Agribusiness; Ghana must get serious

You read right! Agriculture has a new name. A new name that has made Agriculture relevant to economies around the world. When one hears about how less than 10% of America’s population are in this field and America is a net exporter of food, you definitely know the mindset and name for it is not Agriculture. Here in Ghana, we ...

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Mahama’s empty sweet talk

At the end of President John Dramani Mahama’s press conference on Tuesday, one thing was clear; our president is a smooth talker. There were 26 questions in two hours. The questions ranged from the heroics of the Cantonment taxi driver, the economy, corruption and gay rights. In my opinion, most his answers were short on facts and inconclusive in parts. His ...

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Rahman: Not giving up on Ghana’s local league yet

Football fans in Ghana have been starved of local football for a while, with the fate of the 2015/2016 Premier League still undecided. In fact it is three months behind schedule. However, big congratulations to the Ghana Leagues Club Association (GHALCA) would be in order, because for the first time in a decade, they brought back top quality off season football. ...

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Not every Guantanamo detainee is a terrorist [Article]

My 70 year old mother called me in a state of panic from Tamale. Terrified, I enquired what the matter was. “I understand terrorists have invaded Ghana,” she exclaimed. I instantly burst into laughter. As happening, I allayed her fears and tried desperately to make her understand we are safe. Many Ghanaians have expressed similar sentiments and fears since the ...

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New year goals: Ditching Mahama and more

Happy New Year folks! We made it. 2015 was the year that everything could go wrong, went wrong. Our economy tanked, cost of living soared, the public debt crossed the 70 percent dangerous threshold, corruption increased and the power crisis killed thousands of jobs and businesses. But we plod on. We made it into 2016 with sheer grit and grace ...

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