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OF BLACK LIVES MATTER, SUPREMACISTS’ VIEWS AND REALITY

Many are those who are confused and have refused to acknowledge the plight of Black people in the world. Funnily enough, those “many” are mostly White people who would never want to step into the shoes of their Black counterparts; not even for a second! Now you have many of those people saying emphatically “All […]

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LHC’s Affordable Montessori Education Program

LHC EDUCATION aims to provide teachers, parents, early childhood school owners as well as those interested in starting a Montessori school affordable Montessori education program online that can be completed in 3 month. We quality Montessori Teachers Training Albums (Books and CDs) Course Start Date-: 3rd June 2020 CERTIFICATES AWARDED AFTER COMPLETION OF COURSE. Course […]

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The Painful Watch – Racism From An Ignorant African’s Point of View

We grew up reading bits and pieces about it, colonialism. Years of schooling made us aware of another colour which invaded our spaces, bought some of our leaders and contracted some thugs among us to hunt our people for sale. Those people who loved their lands looked for safe places to hide but most were […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Mr. Alhassan Nantomah

This is a prose piece immersed in poetry. It envelopes the reader in its world from the first to the last page. It is simply unputdownable. Mr. Alhassan Nantomah, Head of Department, English, Tamale Senior High School. https://booknook.store/product/ashawo-diaries-tales-of-adwoa-attaa/ Ashawo Diaries: Tales of Adwoa Attaa (Pre-Order). Pre-order price: GHS 80 cedis (up to end 13 June). […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Grace Ihejiamaizu

It is hard to find multilayers of thematic explorations using a major character who gives bits of her heart to minor characters while she fights her battles skillfully. Cecila’s Ashawo Diaries is storytelling meddled in art, obviously, science and a game of the protagonist. Daring diary entries with erotic sprinkles, gripping and sustaining, which depicts […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Dr. (Mrs) Nana Ama Pokuaa Arthur

I have known the writer for over a decade. She is zealous towards unearthing the ills of society. I describe her as the ‘perfect role model of today’s world’. I am not surprised she took this bold step to write this story. Though bold for our traditional society, l am of the view that she […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Mrs. Rebecca Obuobisa-Darko

A thrilling page-turner. Amoafowaa is fluid in narration, and succinct in description. – Rebecca Obuobisa-Darko, Personnel Officer, Ga East Municipal Education Directorate. Ashawo Diaries is a D’Akpabli Publication. Cover Credit: Nene Buer Boyetey II. Book due in June 2020. For pre-orders (which start on 25th May 2020) contact via WhatsApp or call: +233 24 5275 […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Dr. Georgina Oduro

Ashawo Diaries raises queries on why young girls should experience sexual abuse in a cultural context like Ghana where children are valued, moral standards are held high and sexual discussions silenced. – Dr. Georgina Yaa Oduro, Director, Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), University of Cape Coast. Ashawo Diaries is a D’Akpabli Publication. […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Review by Koku Dotse

The titillating intrigues of a good bad girl … delightful reading: sometimes light, sometimes dark; always with ponderous insights! – Koku Dotse, Artist. Ashawo Diaries is a D’Akpabli Publication. Cover Credit: Nene Buer Boyetey II. Book due in June 2020. For pre-orders (which start on 25th May 2020) contact via WhatsApp or call: +233 24 […]

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Ashawo Diaries – Foreword by Dr. Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang

Agbogboloshie has always been well known in contemporary mainstream Ghanaian circles, but not much of the vibrant market and wetland was heard outside of Ghana. The place however attained global notoriety at the turn of the millennium when it became known as a “digital dumping ground.” In addition to receiving e-waste from mainly western sources, […]

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Ashawo Diaries (Author’s Note)

This book is important to me on many levels. This is because it honours someone who blessed me with her presence; someone I met when I was a teenager struggling to live not just for me, but for my family; someone whose outlook defied everything I was taught but influenced me positively on the haunting […]

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LHC ONLINE READING SCHOOL

LHC Education presents a wonderful opportunity to teach your 3-6 year old child how to read basic level phonic lessons with proven foundation in a record time of three (3) months for only 20 dollars or 100 cedis. Please follow this link to join the WhatsApp group for registration: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GHsEpPRkXRCJ9UWzboFF3Q

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LHC EDUCATION PRESENTS FREE ONLINE MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL

Hello Parents, thank you for responding to Ms. Hanson’s free online preschool education. Due to the huge numbers, various groups were created to give ample time to answer questions on the lessons each day. Now her managment havr upgraded to accommodate everyone. So kindly migrate to Telegram for the daily lessons. CLICK AND JOIN THE […]

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ESCAPE FROM HARARE by Hon. Prof. Kwesi Yankah

Harare, Zimbabwe. Driving through any city is a joy, particularly if you are not the driver. That way you transfer unto the driver all your high blood pressure, and relax to observe in good detail the ridges and valleys, and the contours of all you survey: passers-by with mini bags tucked in armpits; neatly dressed […]

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FOREIGN SOAPS KILLING LOCAL CONTENT

The fascination of Ghanaians in watching the Mexican, South Korean, and Indian soaps has gone from ridiculous to worry. It is laughable to see a country once colonised, in the process of development, and still bemoaning the loss of most of our cultural values sink so low, aided and abetted by the media which has […]

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Barcamp 2017, Tamale

Barcamp Tamale 2017 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and dialogue on Tamale, Ghana and beyond. It will take place on July 29, 2017 at the  Tamale Sports Stadium. The theme for this year is “Empowering the Youth through Innovation and Professionalism”. About the theme, the […]

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​5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T WATCH KOBINA ANSAH’S TRIBELESS!

From the days of his seasonal stage play, This Family Is Not For Sale, playwright and producer, Kobina Ansah, has flaunted his brilliance when it comes to having good, quality fun on stage. His unique style of writing has carved a niche for him in the theatre industry. No two ways about that.  However, his […]

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Launch and Live Streaming of FaceOff With the International MP by Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

This link is for the live streaming of today’s launch. Foreword to FaceOff With the International ‘MP’ “It is often said that we take ourselves too seriously, and do not laugh enough. If this description fits or suits you, then please stay as far away as possible from Rodney and his writings [scratch that!]: read […]

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NIGERIA TRAVELOGUES

I was glad when two gentlemen I knew from the Ghana Association of Writers contacted me and asked me to apply for the Ebedi International Writers Residency. The thought of a cozy place to complete works I deemed difficult,  was very welcome. Then I thought of going through Togo through to Benin to Nigeria. Seeing […]

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THE MAJOR MAHAMA LYNCHING, NOT A DENKYIRA-OBUASI THING BUT A GHANAIAN THING

It is sad to hear that Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama was mistaken for a thief and brutally lynched on May 29, 2017. But I am amazed at the fact that this is just getting the attention of the Ghanaian populace now. I will not say it is a Denkyira-Obuasi (Central Region) thing but it is […]

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Ghana Elections 2016: Patience; a Virtue

For a country whose hallmark is peace, it is sickening to see the manner in which the two major political parties are conducting themselves barely a day after elections. The impatience, the “taunts in call” which receives immediate response, the declaration of “leads” and “winnings”, the pain of watching as supporters’ temperament rise in tension puts […]

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WOMEN AND POLITICS IN GHANA; PLEASE VOTE FOR ALL COMPETENT WOMEN!

Humans are known to be political animals. The saying did not exclude women from this saying but in Africa, reality speaks volumes of backing the notion that “men are the real political animals”, talking about men, not the Biblical ‘men’ where women are included, just the men in the gender state. It is sad to […]

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A MESSAGE TO THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS AND THE NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY

Ghana is almost sixty years old and any human being at sixty is almost close to his grave. All expectations and achievements have been realised. Only (excuse my language) a fool will bank all his hopes on lottery at sixty. If life is important, our country Ghana is more important because it is the property […]

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GHANAIAN POETS HOST POETRY FESTIVAL

The Ghana Poetry Festival is set to take place from the 10th – 12th November, 2016. The festival whose first and second editions have nurtured young poets into successes will take place once again; bringing together poets from all regions of Ghana and its suburbs unto one stage. ‘Values for Life’ and the W.E.B. Dubois […]

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SIKAMAN AWARDS 2016

For a few years now, Nana Awere Damoah and some of his friends have been putting together awards for traits worthy and satirical for the Ghanaian populace. This is by far the winners for 2016. (Updated 23 October 2016 (still in progress, some key categories – such as the voted for ones – still in […]

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Inconsiderate Posts of Greedy Americans

In the wake of politics, many rise to show their true colours. I know it is a battle, politics, we humans made it so, but it shouldn’t be. Choosing a leader for the common goal of development and security should be no battle. We are first of all human beings who can never live forever. […]

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Ghanaian Pilgrims to Mecca; Idol Transitionists or Holy Worshippers?

Hajj is one dream all Muslims have in common; at least,  so Ghanaians have been made believe. A person who goes to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hajj, washes away all sins and if that person dies thereafter, after notable rituals (worship), he or she is said to go straight to heaven. The puzzle of […]

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NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS’ DAY

Have you volunteered today? Let’s #volunteeringh for #NVDay. September 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, etc. There are various activities happening in Ghana. See them @ volunteeringh.org. You can also find some via the @GhanaThink Foundation’s Ghana Volunteer Program page and the Ghana Volunteer Program group on Facebook. @volunteeringh on Twitter. The hashtag is #NVDay16 Have […]

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Book Readings by Nana Damoah and Kofi Akpabli

Amedzofe. In biblical terms that would be our version of the Garden of Eden. In Ewe language, this place name means “the origin of mankind”. In a sense, that makes sense. The town is not only the highest human settlement in West Africa; in this part of the world, it is also the closest place […]

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ELECTIONS, ANTICIPATIONS AND FEAR: THE WAKE UP CALL

Ghana is a country blessed. I say this not because it is beautiful, has many mineral and agricultural assets or living conditions are better, but because we have the crown of peace. Of late, I foresee chaos as many decisions we are making today are like terrorists of our peace in the near future. Why […]

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2016 GATE DELEGATES CONFERENCE HELD IN TAMALE

The annual 2016 Ghana Association of Teachers of English has been held in Tamale from Sunday, 7th August to Friday; 12th August 2016. The conference held on the theme: The Falling Standards of Teaching English,  The Role of Teachers of English took place at  The Tamale Polytechnic at Education Ridge, Tamale. On Monday, 8th August […]

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INTRODUCING GIGI: WEARGHANA’S LATEST MASTERPIECE

What do you call an oufit that you can share with your brother or sister, wife or husband, boyfriend or girlfriend? What do you call an outfit that looks equally great on males and females alike? Unisex? Dressshirt? Genderless? Androgynous? How about GIGI? That’s what the folks at WEARGhana call their latest creation: the world’s […]

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CHILD AND FAMILY WELFARE POLICY WORKSHOP IN TAMALE BY MINISTRY OF GENDER CHILDREN AND SOCIAL PROTECTION IN COLLABORATION WITH UNICEF

A workshop on Child and Family Welfare Policy was held in Tamale yesterday by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection at the Tamale Sports Stadium on May 24, 2016. The workshop which was supposed to start at 9am started around 10: 30am. The workshop  was chaired by Naa Bukari Andani.  Presentations  were made […]

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Why Mothers are Golden while Fathers Struggle for Bronze

A mother is someone who can never be forgotten in life. She is the first point of contact, one who agrees to make her body a home for the vulnerable to grow through nausea, fever, weakness and all the pain associated with pregnancy. She is prepared to go through the most painful ordeal to see […]

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THE 2016 WA WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS WALK IN GHANA

Headed by the indefatigable and hardworking Randy Sedem Agbodo and supported by Charity Batuure; the Autism Help Foundation got the full backing of the Wa School for the Deaf’s section of neuro disorders and the walk came off in the morning at exactly 9am. Some members of the community joined to lend their support to […]

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2016 WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS WALK IN YENDI BY AUTISM HELP FOUNDATION IN GHANA

April 2 of every year is World Autism Awareness Day and to commemorate this day, Autism Help Foundation organised walks in two regions, Northern and Upper West and partnered the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana to walk in Accra. The Yendi walk, with the pupils of Yumba Special School and Portia Dery’s African Youth Writers Organisation […]

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AUTISM AWARENESS WALKS BY THE AUTISM HELP FOUNDATION

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and for 2016, Autism Help Foundation is celebrating in style. It will start with us partnering the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana and other schools and associations in Accra on Saturday April 2, 2016 Then the Autism Help Foundation will move Yendi with Kampakuya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani to […]

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SADA’S 20th Ghana International Trade Fair in Tamale

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) arranged with the Ghana Trade Fair Authority to host the 20th edition of the fair in Tamale at the Tamale Sports Stadium. The fair is on the theme “Two Decades of International Trade Fairs in Ghana: Exploring Business Opportunities in the SADA Zone of Ghana”, seek to harness the vast investment […]

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Health Screening for People with Neuro Disorders in Four Regions of Ghana slated for March 7, 2016

The Autism help foundation has among its objectives the need to create awareness of people living with neuro disorders not only in Accra but in every corner of the country. That is why it is organising a health screening for these special people with the the aim of getting their numerical data. The screening comes […]

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FURTHER UPDATE ON BUS BRANDING CASE 22ND FEBRUARY, 2016

 On Monday 22nd February, 2016, the case involving the seven citizens and the Ministry of Transport and the Attorney General was called for the first time in court. Court proceedings took place at the Human Rights Court 2, Accra. The Respondents (that is the Minister of Transport and the Attorney General) had failed to file […]

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ONE OF THE BEST PROGRAMMES GHANA HAS SEEN YET: CELEBRITY FANZONE GH

  Programmes on television networks are supposed to be fun, educating, entertaining and lively and I am glad to say that Celebrity Fanzone GH hosted by Jessica Opare Saforo and two positively opinionated ladies; Chantelle Asante and Akosua Hanson, is one such programme. I was so glad watching it last weekend because it is difficult […]

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No Sweetness Here by Ama Ata Aidoo NOT Fit for Study as Core Literature Textbook

The book No Sweetness Here and Other Stories by Ama Atta Aidoo is an anthology of short stories heavily embedded in transliterations with varied thematic concerns. It is a book that needs higher minds to read, understand and appreciate. I was baffled when it was approved by the Ghana Education Service as a core text […]

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New Toys: Time to Face Reality

Often times, when people fall in and out of love, they tend to appreciate the theory that the beginning of every love relationship is beautiful but fail to appreciate that notion in all the things we have and do. Except in few cases, I believe that every beginning has a beautiful twist. Remember the first […]

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Bedbugs in Boarding Schools

When I first heard of the Ghana government’s initiative to give free mattresses to boarders in senior high schools, my first reaction was that of shock. I asked myself why a government which could barely pay for the feeding grants for the Northern Scholarship Initiative could be so extravagant as to bother to duplicate mattresses […]

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ROMANCING CHRISTMAS, SEBITICALLY

This is one programme you can’t afford to miss. “We’d be thrilled if you would join an intimate convergence of Accra’s tastemakers in an encounter of sizzling literature, GH humour & yuletide cheer as the kitchen at PaJohn’s titillate your palate with gastronomic delights decadently drenched in spirits and local spices… all for just ghC90 […]

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THE LAUNCH OF THE AUTISM SOCIETY OF GHANA (ASOG)

Today, December 22, 2015, at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra, there will be a launch of the Autism Society of Ghana (ASOG). It will start at 10am and it is aimed at creating awareness,  sharing knowledge and support for persons affected by autism. The guest speaker will be the Honourable Dzifa Gomashie (Deputy […]

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MAGNETIC ATTRACTION

You seem like my negative When I am draped in postive And you are like my positive When I am immersed in negation What is this force pulling us like strings on puppets? What at all is this electrification so magnified? At this rate, none dares to touch Who will dare? Breathes are too potent […]

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Lectures on the Use of the Mother Tongue as Medium of Instruction in Lower Primary by the Bureau of Ghana Languages

It is a fact that culture is heavily dependent on language. If we lose our language which is a core part of our identity, then we lose our culture. Language must not be taken for granted neither must it be heavily adulterated. Some countries like Korea, China, Russia but to mention a few, have been […]

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The First Outreach of the Autism Help Foundation: A Date with Pupils of the Yumba Special School

It started as a fantasy, to help create awareness of people with neuro disorders across the lengths and breath of Ghana, starting from the northern region. Now it is a reality, one that has gotten the attention of many including the Northern Regional Minister, Directors of Education, Lecturers and the general public. It took place […]

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Ghanaian Judges are Corrupt: So You Turn Judge?

Since the scandal of judges in Ghana broke out, I have been quiet, following the public outcry of unfairness, following the mocks of many people around the world and reading most of the things people write. I have watched the ridiculous moves of some lawyers to help free their colleagues from the scandal. Well, who […]