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The hashtag generation and the democratization of stupidity

Back when Rashida Black Beauty (I bet you didn’t have to Google who this is right?) was trending in Ghana for unleashing what might be considered the worst invective of the last century, I refrained from commenting on the spectacle.  After all, who am I to be a judge of morality? More importantly, I refrained from commenting on her issue ...

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UN General Assembly: Akufo-Addo’s speech and matters arising

A year ago, I succinctly opined that erstwhile President John Dramani Mahama’s (JDM) meddling of US-Cuban relationduring his 71st UN General Assembly speech was a needless diplomatic aggrandizement, albeit his terrific delivery.  President Akufo-Addo is equally a man of impressive erudition when it comes to public oratory.  Nonetheless, Mr. Akufo-Addo’s bloggable statement on uranium cannot escape public commentary and scrutiny.  ...

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Lazy workforce responsible for lack of jobs in the country

“All the money you’re ever going to have is currently in the hands of someone else’s” – Earl Nightingale. Now throw out the Suggestion Box and listen to your customers if you want to stay alive! Before you start this piece you need a word of caution. That means there will be parts of this piece you won’t like. It ...

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#StopGalamseyNow campaign turns attention to water bodies

Obuoba FM will take its #StopGalamseyNow campaign to its next phase on Friday morning to draw attention to the effects of illegal mining on the country’s water bodies. The campaign, which officially started on April 3, focused on environmental degradation but Staff of the company will again hit the streets and narrow the awareness to the increasing cost of water ...

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Obesity crisis: Is this the food that is making us all fat?

A teaspoon of oil, measured out with precision, is how Professor Tim Benton remembers his mother preparing items for frying. When he was growing up in the 1960s, vegetable oil was still a precious commodity and used sparingly. Fast-forward to today and oil is now so abundant and cheaply available that most of us use it liberally in our cooking ...

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3 ways to break the bonds of an abusive relationship

You deserve better. The combination of (non-professional) approaches I found to be most helpful for survivors to implement in the aftermath of narcissistic and psychopathic abuse are: No contact Detachment Support Feeling deeply attached to a partner that has turned on you is one of the worst relationship spots to find yourself. Because to be in that position can make it extremely difficult ...

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Right or Wrong? 10 popular terms Ghanaians use daily

This is Ghana! A country of great culture, heritage, and tradition. Where names and terms are given to things differently from what they are in other parts of the world. Every first timer in Ghana is more than likely going to experience a few difficulties in understanding these terms. However, after a few days of interaction with the local folk, ...

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