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Too much peppering, too much sugaring: Dilemma of feminist activism [Article]

If you take too much pepper, what will happen to you? Doctor: People tend to run, get diarrhoea. And If you take too much sugar? Doctor: You put a lot of work on your pancreas. You are punishing your pancreas, you may get diabetics. These days pepper and sugar connote more than just taste. It has found a place in ...

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Ace Ankomah: Ghana caught between the missing link and the trigger

A leading member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Ace Anan Ankomah has spoken about the failure of the country’s middle-class to effectively bridge the gap between the rich and poor in ensuring that devevopment is equally spread across the country. The private legal practitioner was the Guest Speaker at the Third Annual Public Lecture of the Rotary Club of Accra-West. Below ...

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Forcing out Jacob Zuma; a lazy approach to corruption fight [Article]

When Obama said that Africa needs strong institutions, at no point was he implying that we need strong institutions to deal with only the weak in society. His recommended institutions are ones that have the capacity to deal with both the privileged and the under-privileged in order to get rid of all cankers we are struggling with. Publicly forcing Jacob ...

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Security at Parliament: Blueprint to a national disaster [Article]

From where I stand, it will take a lot of guts but very little effort by a genius degenerate, even a dumb one, to wipe out our entire beloved country (That might be an exaggeration but yeah, a lot of people could die.)  Why? Because over here, words are currency. Currency that grants just anyone access to certain domains they under ...

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Red Day blues: To love or not to love [Article]

Mindless spending or very miserly ways, endless disappointments after a day of triumph, more plots and sub-plots than a Golden Globe-winning script and misguided characters thinking they have a smidgen of a chance. Oh, and it’s all done in red. And no I’m not talking about Arsene Wenger and his group of lackeys in London although Jose Mourinho and his ...

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What really happened in Turkey on July 15, 2016: An alternative to the Turkish gov’t narrative

On July 15, 2016, Turkey experienced a horrific event: an unsuccessful military coup. But a year after the tragedy, questions about what really happened remain unanswered. What we know for sure is that the failed coup provided President Erdoğan with an excellent excuse to consolidate his power: despite widespread claims of voter fraud, he secured a narrow victory in an ...

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WAFU Women’s Football Tournament is great for the Queens [Article]

Freelance sports journalist, Akosua Addai Amoo, believes that the WAFU Zone B Women’s Tournament is perfect for the Black Queens’ ambitions of conquering Africa later this year in the African’s Women’s Cup of Nations.  10 years ago, on the 7th of February Ghana (host nation) bowed out of the African Cup of Nations to Cameroon in the semis. You could ...

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Accra: An African city of artistic excellence [Article]

The world had converged on East London’s Royal Victoria Dock for the annual World Travel Market (WTM) – a global premier-networking event for the international travel and tourism industry, which brings together thousands of huge industry players, senior travel industry professionals, relevant government persons, key industry buyers, digital influencers, students, international press, suppliers of travel and tourism products around globe. ...

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Rating Nana Addo’s style, delivery in State of the Nation address [Article]

This article assesses the stylistic and communicative elements of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s 2018 State of the Nation Address. Inspiration State of the nation addresses are expected to inspire. When the president mounts the podium to give the state of the nation address, one of the things he is expected to do as a leader is to inspire the nation ...

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Tribute to Ebony Reigns [Poem]

We are hurt so much right now! We are hurt so much right now! We are hurt so much right now! We are hurt so much right now! One day you will know These are the words of Ebony As we’re getting old Ebi now wey we remember So we’re typing on our phones As we are driving to our ...

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