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Sadly, however, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have little to show for their efforts at leading the sustenance of an industry that is equal to or more than the combined value of their national outputs ...

Cocoa farmers deserve a bigger share of the pie

Since 1870 when Tetteh Quarshie introduced cocoa to the country, Ghana and its western neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire, have remained the top growers of the crop in the world, with cocoa serving as a leading foreign exchange earner for the two countries.

It is regrettable that Ghana who was tipped as far back as 2012 to be the first country on the African continent to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS has not as yet succeeded.

TIME TO TAKE HIV TREATMENT SERIOUS

THE First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, yesterday lamented the fact that an estimated 3,400 new HIV infections among children under 14 years, has been recorded across the country in 2017.

Truth is that some media professionals have taken freedom of the press for granted and thrown professional ethics to the abyss.

Press Freedom Must Mean Freedom And Responsibility

GHANA yesterday joined the world to celebrate this year’s World Press Freedom Day.

It is also very disappointing that the police service is behaving as if it has no communication policy in place. A senior officer says the girls have been found or their whereabouts are known but in the same breath the very Police Administration denies the abducted victims have been located.

COP Mrs Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah

Kidnapping can result in very serious negative psychological effects for both the victim and the family. The depression, anxiety and experiences they go through result in psychiatric ailments such as post-traumatic stress disorders which may last a lifetime.