Opinions

This “ghost names” problem: Withholding workers’ salaries won’t solve any problem

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, January 4, 2015 Folks, the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department is warning workers that if they don’t update information on their employment status by a deadline to be given, their salaries will be withheld. According to the Department, the directive is in response to the problem being caused by the huge wage bill that is ...

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Why Patronize Golf And Not Soccer, Osagyefo?

I love my relative, His Majesty The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panyin II; I also know that the man loves and respects me pretty much and values a slew of opinions and observations that I have had the chance to broach with him over the phone in the not-too-distant past

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Bishop Agyin-Asare, You Are Part Of The Problem!

It is pretty interesting, but maybe it needs to be explained to the general Ghanaian public that the practice of physicians/doctors working in government-owned and operated hospitals referring patients to their private practices for more comprehensive treatment, should the occasion arise, is a Western importation

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Are Herbal Medicines Safe?

Plants have the ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are used to perform important biological function. At least 12,000 such compounds have been isolated so far; a number estimated to be less than 10% of the total active compound in these plants

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Beginning of the De-Jammefication of The Gambia

In the dawn of the day before New Year's Eve (Dec. 30, 2014), the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC-World News) reported the heavy exchanges of gunfire between President Yahya Jammeh's security forces and forces allegedly loyal to Gen. Lamin Sanneh, the former Commander of the Gambian Armed Forces, near the Presidential Palace of that country's capital

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