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Ghana Politics

Many are still arguing on whether Akuffo Addo will still be voted into power comes December 2020.

Below are some key reasons that upon our research, find it to be the reason Ghanaians will still want to retain him as the President of the Republic of Ghana.

One District One Factory


District One Factory Programme was instituted by His Excellency, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo to address the challenge of slow economic growth at the district level through a massive nationwide industrialisation drive, which will equip and empower communities to utilise their local resources in manufacturing products that are in high demand both locally and internationally.


This will allow the country to reap the well-known rewards of industrialisation, such as gains in efficiency in every facet of life in our society, increase in agricultural and manufacturing output, a reduction in the reliance on imports and increase in the production of consumer goods and food availability.


The programme is expected to facilitate the creation of between 7,000 to 15,000 jobs per district and between 1.5 million and 3.2 million nationwide by end of 2021.


Objectives

  1. Increase job creation
  2. Promote rural income generation through grass-root participation in industrial and commercial activities
  3. Promote import substitution for currency stability
  4. Promote income generation for a wide range of producers
  5. Increase revenues through exports
  6. Attract and Improve profitability of investors
  7. Provide necessary incentive to increase yield of domestic output.


The Free Secondary High School


(Free SHS) education policy in Ghana was a government initiative introduced in the 2017 September Presidential administration of President Nana Akuffo-Addo.


The policy's origination began as part of the President's presidential campaign during Ghana's 2016 election period, and has become an essential part of Ghana's educational system.


Many who have benefited from this programme who are now of voting age are with eagerness to vote for the man who has helped them to achieve their dreams.

Teacher Training Allowance Restoration


The Akuffo-Addo led administration has finally materialised its promise of restoring the teacher trainee allowance formerly scrapped by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) government.


The “student aid” which played a significant role in garnering more votes for the New Patriotic Party was launched at a brief ceremony in Accra Friday, March 23, 2018.

Speaking at the National Youth Authority’s Youth Entrepreneurship Forum at the Accra Digital Centre, Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said the trainee allowance has come to stay, adding that it will be an incentive to make the profession more attractive.


“The restoration of the teacher trainee allowance is the first step on the road to ensuring that the teacher enjoys the exulted status it enjoyed in times past. With your help we shall make this happen,” he said.


Planting For Food and Jobs


Planting for Food and Jobs is a flagship agricultural Campaign of the Government, with five (5) implementation modules.


The first module PFJ (Crops) aims to promote food security and immediate availability of selected food crops on the market and also provide jobs.


This module was officially launched by H. E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo at Goaso on April 19, 2017 in the then Brong Ahafo Region.


The five Modules are

•Food Crops (PFJ)

•Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD)

•Greenhouse Technology Villages (3 Villages)

•Rearing for Food and Jobs ( RFJ)

•Agricultural Mechanisation Services (AMSECs)


Many small scale farmers has benefited from this initiatives and there are more than willing to vote 4more4nana come December 2020

Conclusion


Upon our interview with this individuals, the main reason they want to retain Nana is because, there are afraid that a new government will come in and change this wonderful initiative.


What's your mind on this?

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Topic: 3 Areas The Devil Attacks Most In Your Life

Article By: Kingsley Kay

1st September 2020


Since the beginning of creation, there has been an intense battle between the LORD GOD and Satan. A great enmity that we believe started in heaven when Satan decided to take the throne of God.


This passion for the throne by Satan lead to his expelled from Heaven and a great hatred was developed by Satan towards God. The hatred is so severe that the Devil now is trying everything possible in his power to take over and destroy everything that is dear to God.

We all know how he tried with Job, the temptation Jesus Christ went through after his 40 days and 40 nights fasting. The tribulations the disciples went through are all part of the war the Devil calls upon them that genuinely love and follow Christ Jesus and his Father, God.


Now the moment you see this three areas you are about to read about going down in your life, then know that your life is in an intense attack from the Devil. It's not that you've done anything to him, but it's just because he has seen that God has a secret purpose for you. Be alert.


1. YOUR PASSION FOR GOD


Satan will never make you to be drinking, smoking and be sleeping around no, sometimes that is too easy. Yes most at times that's the simplest way he uses to distract people from their Eternal Glory. But he knows this kind of backsliding is cheap. You will realise it fast and repent from it so he will take your fire gradually.


"I was glad when there said unto me let us go into the house of the Lord"


The above quote is a sign that your spirit is in tune. When people are already backsliding and couldn't feel the spirit of revival around their lives, they lose favour for things of God and the house of God.


2. YOUR PRAYER LIFE


This is an area where many do recognise that they are falling apart at. If you can't pray and you keep postponing your prayer time for unnecessary things like watching of TV, being with your phone, sleeping etc. Then my friend be alert. The Devil has pay you a visit.


One funny thing about all of this distractions is that, you will first feel bad but after a few days, you will become comfortable. Satan will never strike you hard for you to realise what's going on, he is not a fool.


There are many Christians, even pastors whose prayer life have been tempered by Satan and is dying slowly.

Carelessness is a dangerous thing in the spirit, it's more dangerous than immorality.


Satan knows how important prayer is for a believer, like how brest milk is important to a new a born baby, so is prayer to a believer. One week and you've not prayed, that alone gives the devil access to your life and everything you've worked hard for all your life.


Please Check Your Prayer Life!!


I know many are expecting me to talk about the Word of God, No. Do you know that the Word Of God can still be moving around your life while you are dying spiritually?


The Bible is one of the biggest assets Satan uses to draw Christians down. Satan will never stop you from reading the Bible but he can still uses it to destroy you while you read because many do not even have any idea the value of the Word of God.


3. RELATIONSHIP


The third thing Satan attacks when he wants to destroy you is your relationships. He kills all your connection intentionally with people who has the power and grace to help you reach your destiny (your destination in life) so that he can bring about delaying in your life.


He removes you from your spiritual family. He removes you from the company of great men and women who can take advantage of their secret places and cover you.


Solitude is different from isolation, when Satan wants to destroy you, he cuts off all your spiritual connection to make sure you stand alone for him to really get full access to you.


CONCLUSION


What you have just read are all deep spiritual things we should all be aware of. Every Christian must be alert because the time we are in is very dangerous.


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Great Achievements Of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah You Never Knew He Did Them.


Article by Kingsley Kay


History and records can never be taken away. Whatever thing you do today whether good or bad will follow you for the rest of your life.


Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was once an icon not just for Ghana, but also to the rest of the African countries. The true leader of Pan-African achieved a lot for Africa and his home country.


Below are the list of the great achievements of the late Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah


In The Educational Sector


Senior High Schools Built By Him

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah built a number of Senior Secondary (High) Schools including:


Mfantsiman Secondary School, Ofori Panyin Secondary School, Techiman Secondary School, Winneba Secondary School, Secondary School, Apam Secondary School, Dormaa Secondary School, Tema Secondary School, Oda Secondary School, and the Labone Secondary School.


Colleges of Educations Built By Him

Kwadaso College of Education, Atebubu Training College, Berekum Training College, Fosu Training College and the Enchi Training College, Ghana National College of Cape Coast, etc.


Universities and Technical Institutes Built By Him

Kumasi Technical Institute (now University) , Ajumako School of Languages (now under UEW), Accra Polytechnic now Accra Technical University, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Institute of African Studies, Kwame Nkrumah Institute of Economics and Political Science (now south campus of UEW), made University of Ghana (then University College of Gold Coast affiliated to university of London) a full fledge university to award its own degrees and became their first chancellor, among others.


Other Education Policies implemented by him but are not credited to him


Free education for primary and middle schools (JHS) to ensure that every child of school age had education in Ghana.


In The Health Sector


Built the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (previously Kumasi central hospital) Made Korle Bu a teaching hospital and expanded its capacity by constructing the Medical, Maternity, Surgical and Child Health blocks.

Established the Ghana Medical School

Free Medical care to all citizens

Established GIHOC pharmaceuticals

Built several hospitals and clinics.


Other Factories and Industries Implemented By Him


Abosso Glass Factory

Zuarungu Meat Factory

Wenchi Tomato Factory

Kade Match Factory

Akosombo Textiles Limited

Kumasi Shoe Factory

Pwalugu Tomato Factory

Asutuare Sugar Factory

Komenda Sugar Factory

Kumasi Jute Factory

Nsawam Cannery, Brick and Tile Factory

Tarkwa Bonsa Tyre Factory

Bolgatanga Meat Processing Factory

Bolgatanga Rice Mill Factory

GIHOC Fibre Products Company, etc.

State Owned Enterprises and Companies

Ghana Black Star Line with almost 15 ships

Bank of Ghana (BoG)

Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB)

Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)

National Investment Bank (NIB)

State Insurance Company (SIC),

Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT),

Ghana Oil Company (GOIL)

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GHAPOHA)

Tema Oil Refinery (TOR)

The National Management and Productivity Institute,

Ghana Film Industries, Accra

Ghana Airways Corporation

Ghana National Trading Corporation

Cocoa Marketing Board (COCOBOD)

Tema Steel Works

VALCO, etc.


State Housing and Hotel Projects


In Accra (Labone Estate, Kanda Estates, Osu Ringway Estates, Airport Residential Area)

In Kumasi (Patasi Estate, Kwadaso Estate, Buokrom Estates, North and South Suntreso)

Tema Township (Communities)

State Hotels (Star, Meridian, Ambassador, Continental now Golden Tulip Accra, Atlantic, City Hotel Catering Rest Houses now Golden Tulip Kumasi), Peduase Lodge.

Others


Ghana Museums

Ghana Film Corporation

Ghana News Agency

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Atomic Reactor Station

Akosombo Dam


Restructured the British Military base into Accra (now Kotoka) International Airport.

Tema Motorway

Tema Harbour

Adomi Bridge


NB: All of this were achieved in less than 10 years of his time as the Prime Minister and President of Ghana (1957 – 1966)


Whatever and wherever Ghana is today is as a result of the ideas and innovation of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his administration. You can't take that away from him.


If there was once you doubted the achievements of Nkrumah and his Administration, then there you have it.


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HRRG CEO Joseph Wemakor makes his third appearance on Metro TV to tackle human rights issues

Renowned human rights advocate and influential journalist, Joseph Kobla Wemakor, is slated to make his third appearance on the popular Metro TV “Morning Rush" show, where he will shine a spotlight on critical human rights issues affecting Ghanaians this time around, with a focus on Ghana's ongoing toilet crisis.


Wemakor, known for his passionate advocacy on social justice issues, will utilize this platform to draw attention to the pressing challenges faced by many in the country due to inadequate access to proper sanitation facilities.


The upcoming appearance on the show is expected to provide a crucial opportunity for Wemakor to address the far-reaching implications of the toilet crisis in Ghana.


With a focus on the fundamental right to clean and safe sanitation, Wemakor aims to underscore the impact of this crisis on public health, particularly in the context of the ongoing global pandemic.


His advocacy will also emphasize the disproportionate burden placed on women and girls, who often bear the brunt of the lack of adequate toilet facilities.


Ghana, like many developing nations, continues to grapple with systemic issues related to sanitation and access to clean water.

Wemakor's unwavering dedication to human rights causes has positioned him as a leading voice in advocating for the rights of those affected by these disparities.

His upcoming appearance on the "Metro TV Morning Rush" show is expected to serve as a catalyst for raising awareness and stimulating meaningful dialogue around crucial human rights issues impacting Ghanaians particularly this critical issue.

To enrich the conversation and make it more enlightening, inspiring, and educative, Wemakor is expected to be joined on the same panel by Ing. George Asiedu, Coordinator of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project (SWP).

Source: Elizabeth Bombande


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CEO of Reroy Cables Ghana Ltd. honored by President Akufo-Addo with prestigious award




The President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has honored Dr. Mrs. Kate Quartey – Papafio, Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables Ghana Limited, for demonstrating excellence in leadership, business, and entrepreneurship; supporting youth development; and championing and advancing gender empowerment and diversity in Africa.


Dr. Mrs. Kate Quartey- Papafio, was presented with the Legacy and GADIA State Award 2023 at a colorful event that was well attended by top CEOs and high-profile personalities at the Office of the President last Friday, December 15, 2023.


Dr. Mrs. Kate Quartey-Papafio is a remarkable businesswoman who has made a mark in the cable manufacturing business in Ghana and the entire African Sub-region.


She has transcended societal boundaries and captured a dream meant for men. She started Reroy Cables about 27 years ago as a distribution company.


Over the years, her unrelenting spirit, hard work, and tenacity catapulted her into the manufacturing business of high-quality cables and conductors for domestic and industrial use.


Reroy Cables further gave birth to the other four engineering entities, i.e., Reroy Power; Reroy Metal; Reroy Energy, and Reroy Infrastructure, and all these operate under the patronage of Reroy Group. Kate’s company has created job opportunities and training and has contributed immensely to the socio-economic capital of Sub-Saharan Africa.



The Reroy Story (www.reroycable.com)


She founded the Ghanaian cable manufacturing giant Reroy Cables Ltd. in 1992 to distribute high-quality electrical cables, and as of today, Reroy Cables represents the repositioning of one of the iconic brand names in Ghana’s cable manufacturing and Aluminum application industries, which goes beyond its basic power cable business to deliver a complete power solution.


As a major player in the production and distribution of power cables and conductors, the provision of electrical power distribution systems, and strategic contract services to the electricity sector, its business is also linked to electricity distribution and transmission.


Reroy has expanded its manufacturing capabilities in Ghana to optimize its global business portfolio and is exploring further geographic deployments and business ventures across the Sub region. Over the last two decades, she has led Reroy to build a brand that has now become synonymous with our core values of excellence, integrity, and continuous improvement.


In view of the increasing complexity and dynamic nature of current challenges facing many of the world's economies, she has led Reroy to focus part of their investments on the development of specialized human resources and a technological base.


Today, Reroy can confidently boast of a client-focused approach underpinned by responsiveness and keen attention to detail as the hallmarks of her service.


For her enormous efforts, she has received many awards, both home and abroad, for her significant contribution towards the growth of Africa’s power sector. Kate’s unique leadership style has earned her representation at these highly prestigious institutions:



· Commissioner on Women and Children

· Commonwealth Business Council

· European Business

· Lionesses of Africa

· Ghana Chamber of Commerce

· Association of Ghana Industries

· Ghana Real Estate Developers Association

· Ghana Electrical Dealers Association

· Fellow at the Ghana Institution of Engineers

· Hall of Fame member Ghana Entrepreneurs Foundation

Reroy has qualified professionals who are very diligent, hardworking, and competent at what they do.



The workforce has a mixture of Nationals and Expatriates who ensure they deliver quality with high levels of efficiency.


The team has contributed significantly to the country’s power by helping in the expansion of electricity access to most of the rural communities in Ghana by producing high-quality electrical cables and conductors using the purest raw materials from very reputable suppliers.


Reroy has significantly contributed to the expansion of electricity in the Rural areas of Ghana under the Self-Help Electrification Project (SHEP), and the company is currently supporting the country’s Power Utility Sector by producing high-quality cables and conductors to ensure the utility providers distribute uninterrupted power to every single area in the country that is connected to the National Grid.

ONGOING PROJECTS


Currently, she has employed a group of young ladies who have pursued careers in engineering to complement the sets of male engineers working at Reroy Cables. This passion was fuelled by her appointment as a Private Sector representative on the Sustainable Development Goals Advisory Group, mandated to ensure Ghana achieve Goal 5 (Gender Equality) and Goal 10 (Reduced Inequalities).


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS


On October 18, 2014, she was crowned the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Marketing Woman of the Year 2013 and, on December 12, 2014, adjudged the winner in the Entrepreneurship category at the maiden edition of the Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah African Genius Award.


Reroy Cables Limited was adjudged the Manufacturing Company of the Year 2014 at the National Marketing Awards organized by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana. Other achievements include the Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2013; Africa’s most influential Women in business & government Awards 2013; CEO Communications Limited, South Africa; and the 3rd Ghana-Africa Business Awards, 2008.


Kate was a panel member at the 2015 Global African Investment Summit in the UK.


The European Business Assembly recently adjudged her the Best Manager. At the same ceremony, her company, Reroy Cables Ltd., was named the Best Enterprise.


Congratulations to Dr. Mrs. Kate Quartey-Papafio; we are proud of her.


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Human Rights Reporters Ghana sensitizes Kiddy’s Garden School of UPCO on Human Rights Day 2023


On Human Rights Day 2023, a significant educational outreach unfolded as Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), a prominent non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights, conducted a sensitization program at Kiddy's Garden School of UPCO.

The event, part of HRRG's mandate to educate the youth on their rights and responsibilities, aimed to instill in students an understanding of human rights concepts and the importance of upholding these rights in their daily lives.

The program, carefully curated to correspond with the global theme of Human Rights Day, offered an array of activities designed to engage students and staff in meaningful dialogue about the significance of human rights.

The HRRG team led by its executive director, Mr. Joseph Kobla Wemakor, equipped with educational materials and expertise, provided age-appropriate presentations that covered a range of topics from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Sustainable Development Goals to practical ways children can be human rights advocates within their communities.

Participants were introduced to the history and relevance of Human Rights Day, which is celebrated annually on December 10th to commemorate the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

The declaration, a milestone document in human rights history, sets forth fundamental human rights to be universally protected.

The interactive sessions facilitated by HRRG at Kiddy's Garden School of UPCO highlighted how human rights are intertwined with the daily lives of students.

Specifically, the emphasis was on the rights to education, freedom of expression, and protection from discrimination - all pertinent to the school environment.

By doing so, HRRG inspired a young audience to recognize their role in nurturing a culture of respect and equality both within the school setting and in the broader society.

Moreover, the program offered an invaluable opportunity for students to learn about instances where human rights can be compromised and how to respond to such situations.

It also prompted discussions on the responsibilities that accompany these rights, thus fostering a sense of citizenship and accountability among the young participants.

Beyond students, the sensitization effort extended to educators and staff at Kiddy's Garden School of UPCO.


HRRG conveyed the importance of a rights-based approach to teaching and administration within educational institutions.


Teachers were encouraged to incorporate human rights education into their curricula, ensuring that the promotion of human dignity and respect becomes a cornerstone of learning.

As Human Rights Day 2023 concluded, the impact of the sensitization effort by Human Rights Reporters Ghana at Kiddy's Garden School of UPCO was apparent.


The over 600 participants emerged more informed about their rights and empowered to act as agents of change in advocating for human rights.

In conclusion, the collaboration between HRRG and Kiddy's Garden School of UPCO on Human Rights Day 2023 has undoubtedly strengthened the foundation for human rights education among the youth.

By educating the future custodians of society about their rights, responsibilities, and the significance of human rights observance, HRRG has contributed to the cultivation of a generation that is more just, empathetic, and aware of the imperative to uphold the dignity of all individuals.

Source: Elizabeth Bombande

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