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When will the carnage on our roads stop?

The carnage and bloodletting on our roads continue, and, sadly, there seems to be no end in sight to the nightmare. Day in and day out, Ghanaians are inundated with news reports that are oftentimes accompanied by gruesome photos of horrific accidents and mangled bodies. Just this past weekend, 20 of our compatriots, our fellow…
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A Tamale Family Violates the Rights of Its Daughter

I watched the horrific video on Ghanaweb and cringed. I couldn't control my emotions. It was shocking and surreal; a young girl in Tamale held by her hands and legs and being lashed mercilessly with a bullwhip. Her sin? Allegedly disobeying laid down family regulations by coming home late. And, the perpetrators of this dastardly…
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Afrobarometer survey of Ghanaians tells it all; the economy sucks

Afrobarometer, the reputable research group on the African continent recently captured the mood of Ghanaians as it pertains to the economy. A significant number of Ghanaians, 26 percent of those surveyed said the economy under President Nana Akuffo Addo is terrible. Well, need I say anything more? Ghanaians have belatedly realized that the rosy picture…
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OccupyGhana is late to the dance.

After waiting in the wings and standing on the sidelines for what seemed like eternity, one of the country's self-styled pressure groups, OccupyGhana, finally crawled out of its hole to contribute its two pesewas to the ongoing debate about the Ghana/USA military cooperation agreement. In a lengthy and tedious press release on Monday filled with…
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