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Based on the positive performance of the economy, it comes as no surprise that economic growth increased from 3.6% percent to about 8% last year. Continuous growth is needed to ensure economic stability and tremendous improvement in the welfare of the people. As a result of the solid micro-economic fundamentals, the economy has been described by many local and international experts as fast-growing.

President's State Of The Nation Address Delivered In Parliament

Written By Dr. Kofi Amponsah-Bediako - Characterised by heckling from some members of Parliament and occasional humorous interventions by the President, the State of the Nation Address touched on all sectors of the economy. Issues raised included reduction of inflation, stabilisation of the exchange rate, tax reduction and choking of the economy by huge debts.

Last month, at least ten students of the Gyamaa Pensan SHS in the Ashanti Region were hospitalized when they sustained injuries during a demonstration against the headmaster of the school. The aftermath of the demonstration was the vandalisation of school property, including the headmaster’s residence and the assembly hall.

File image: A violent clash between students of Oguaa Hall of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and their counterparts from the Atlantic Hall in March of 2017 led to the destruction of some University property. Image credit: ghanaiantimes

Written By Dan Osman Mwin - Discipline is defined by the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary as, “the practice of training people to obey rules and orders and punishing them if they do not”. The 2016/2017 and this academic year 2017/2018, have seen students in Senior High Schools (SHS) in parts of the country taking the law into their hands to demonstrate and destroy school property with careless abandon at the least provocation.

Aside this, the Police lack basic equipment, logistics and materials to carry out their operations. In a highly digitized technological world, Police intelligence should take over from the old fashioned and archaic method of Policing.

Kwabenya Police Killing

Written By Alfred Hughes - Ghanaians woke up this past weekend to the rather shocking and brutal killing of a Police Officer at the Kwabenya Police Station. This ruthless and needless death brings to eight Police Officers who have met their untimely death in their line of duty this month. This dastardly act has been condemned by all sections of society including the top brass of the Ghana Police Service. This unprovoked attack on a Police Officer, who was performing his mandated responsibility of protecting lives and property has once again provoked a heated debate in the public space about the urgent need to provide the Police Service with the much needed security accoutrements, and administrative materials for the smooth performance of their duties and responsibilities.

Need to strengthen Public Health services in boarding institutions

Written By Christopher Tamal - In the last quarter of this year, Ghana has recorded four incidents of outbreaks and strange health occurrences. Three of these incidents occurred in the Eastern region and one in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Ghana Premier League

GPL Week 30 Fixtures

Bechem United 1-0 Gt. Olympics

B. Chelsea 2-0 Tema Youth

Liberty Profs. 2-1 Asante Kotoko

Bolga All Stars 1-4 Ebusua Dwarfs




GN Bank Division One League






GN Bank DOL WK 30 Fixtures

Unity FC 0-1 Eleven Wonders

Karela FC 2-0 Gold Stars

Dreams FC 3-3 Mighty Jets




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