Tuesday, May 21

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A Mother: A Héroïne to World’s Development
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A Mother: A Héroïne to World’s Development

By Joana Mensah A mother is a female parent who gives birth to, nurtures, and raises a child or children. Mothers play a vital role in the life of their children, providing love, care, support, and guidance from birth to adulthood. The definition of a mother can extend beyond biological mothers to include: Adoptive mothers, Foster mothers, Stepmothers, Surrogate mothers Grandmothers or other relatives who raise children as well as Caregivers or guardians who provide maternal care.Mothers come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, but they share a common bond - the unconditional love and dedication they have for their children.Some qualities often associated with mothers include:Nurturing, Caring, Supportive,Protective, Patient, Selfless, Loving, Encouraging, Guidance and...
Why Rwanda Ranks First in Tourism in East Africa
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Why Rwanda Ranks First in Tourism in East Africa

 Rwanda and its unique experience have created an African safari for those who wish to take a glimpse at this beautiful country. What is a unique experience is the chance to climb up the Volcano Mountains in the Virunga region, a chain of 8 volcanoes shared by the 3 countries of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). With emphasis on the Rwandan side, it boasts the most easy-to-climb and rewarding of the 8 volcanoes, Mt Karasimbi. It may take 2 days to ascend and 1 day to descend, with an overnight camp on the slopes. This climb is particularly specialized for the adventurous ones who seek a challenge with the spectacular views and changes in landscapes seen from different altitudes. Another real and rewarding experience for tourists who undertake this. Th...
The Ghanaian Legal System, challenges and Milestones
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The Ghanaian Legal System, challenges and Milestones

By Joan Mensah The Ghana legal system has faced numerous challenges and achieved significant milestones. Just like any other légal system in the world, Ghana's légal system has transcended from short fails which includes; Colonial legacy: Ghana inherited a legal system from its British colonizers, which may not be entirely suitable for its current needs. Limited access to justice: Many Ghanaians, especially in rural areas, face barriers in accessing legal services and courts. Corruption: Corruption remains a significant challenge within the legal system, undermining public trust and confidence. Delayed justice: Cases often face long delays, leading to frustration and disillusionment. Limited legal education and awareness: Many Ghanaians lack understanding of their legal ...
African Women & Career Empowerment
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African Women & Career Empowerment

African women have long been marginalized and disadvantaged in many aspects of society, but in recent years, there has been a growing movement towards empowerment and equality for women on the continent. From political leadership to economic opportunities, African women are making strides in various sectors and are increasingly playing a crucial role in shaping the future of their countries. One of the key areas of empowerment for African women is in political leadership. While women have historically been underrepresented in government and decision-making roles, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of women taking on leadership positions in recent years. For example, Rwanda has the highest percentage of women in parliament in the world, with women holding 61% of the seat...
‘ Women in Career Counselling, Guidance and Development ‘
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‘ Women in Career Counselling, Guidance and Development ‘

Women have long played a significant role in the field of career counseling, guidance, and development. As professionals in this field, women have been instrumental in helping individuals navigate their career paths, make informed decisions about their futures, and achieve their professional goals. Their expertise, empathy, and dedication have made a positive impact on countless lives, empowering individuals to reach their full potential and thrive in their chosen careers. One of the key strengths that women bring to career counseling is their ability to listen and empathize with their clients. Women are often skilled at creating a supportive and non-judgmental environment where individuals feel comfortable discussing their career aspirations, challenges, and concerns. This compassiona...
Single Parenting and career development, the World’s view
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Single Parenting and career development, the World’s view

The world's view on single parenting and career development has evolved over time. In the past, single parents, particularly single mothers, may have faced stigma and discrimination in the workplace, making it challenging for them to advance in their careers. However, there has been a shift in societal attitudes towards single parents, and many organizations now recognize the value and contributions that single parents bring to the workforce. Employers are increasingly implementing policies and programs to support single parents in the workplace, such as flexible work arrangements, childcare assistance, and parental leave options. Many companies understand that supporting single parents in their career development not only benefits the individual but also contributes to a more diverse ...
Address By President Akufo-Addo As He Celebrates 2024 Eid Ul-Fitr
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Address By President Akufo-Addo As He Celebrates 2024 Eid Ul-Fitr

Address By The President Of The Republic,Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, At The Eid Ul-Fitr Celebration, On Thursday, 11th April 2024, At Black Star Square, Accra Vice President, Second Lady, Greater Accra Regional Minister-designate, National Chief Imam, Ulama, Members of the National Council of Zongo Chiefs, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Jama, Fellow Ghanaians, I salute you with the greetings of Islam, Salam Alaikum! I must, at the outset, give thanks to the Almighty Allah for guiding the Muslim Ummah not only in Ghana, but also throughout the world, to observe the third pillar of Islam, fasting in the month of Ramadan, and to have ended it successfully. I continue to thank Almighty God for the life of our National Chief Imam and all the leaders of the Muslim Ummah in Ghana. To...
President Akufo-Addo Speech At The Closing Ceremony Of The 13th African Games
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President Akufo-Addo Speech At The Closing Ceremony Of The 13th African Games

Remarks By The President Of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, At The Closing Ceremony Of The 13th African Games, Accra 2023, At The University Of Ghana Sports Stadium, Legon, Accra, On Saturday, 23rd March 2024. As we bid farewell to the 13th African Games, Accra 2023, here in Accra, I stand before you with a profound sense of pride and gratitude. This fortnight has been a testament to the power of sport uniting nations, fostering friendships, and illustrating the immense talent that exists on our continent. Indeed, this event has brought together some thirteen thousand (13,000) sports men and women, officials, technicians and volunteers from across Africa. The Games have strengthened the bonds of friendship and the socio-economic relationships that have existed ...
Address On The State Of The Nation By President Akufo-Addo
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Address On The State Of The Nation By President Akufo-Addo

MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON TUESDAY, 27TH FEBRUARY 2024, AT PARLIAMENT HOUSE, ACCRA. It is always exhilarating to be back in Parliament, and to discharge the duty, in fulfillment of Article 67 of the Constitution, of delivering to the House a Message on the State of the Nation on this occasion for the penultimate time. In accordance with protocol and convention, it is good to see that First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, Second Lady Samira Bawumia, Spouse of Mr. Speaker, Alice Adjua Yornas, Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, and Justices of the Supreme Court, Chairperson Nana Otuo Siriboe II, and Members of the Council of State, the new Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Thomas...
From 150,000 visitors a year to over a million. How Afrofuture has turned Ghana into a cultural mecca
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From 150,000 visitors a year to over a million. How Afrofuture has turned Ghana into a cultural mecca

Ghana has become a chief destination for diasporans.(Supplied: Afrofuture festival) Arriving in Dubai on my way home to Sydney from Ghana's capital Accra, the scene was a stark contrast to where I'd just been. Everyone flying to Australia and New Zealand was gathered at one gate, and the vast majority were white. Just a few days earlier, I'd been at Accra's Afrofuture festival and I'd blended right in. Locals and diasporans from all around the world gathered in one spot to watch live performances by headlining artists like Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido and the winner of the Best International Flow award at BET's 2023 Hip Hop Awards Ghanaian star Black Sherif. There were 41,050 attendees over two days, the vast majority, black. Some people were dressed in all white, ...