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Delays in Passing Right to Information Bill into law were Political Tactics-RWI Co-ordinator



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RWI Coordinator Emmanuel Kuyole, Pic. Francis Npong

The unnecessary delays in passage of the Right to Information Bill into in Ghana…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on September 11, 2013 at 13:23 — No Comments

Journalism, a Dying Career to Avoid

By: Francis Npong

Time has changed. Today’s world is driven by fast moving technology. it’s really hard to predict what happens tomorrow. Now, tomorrow is determined by the evolving new technologies. What is even harder to predict is which job career can stand the test of time and which could not. I am extremely worried that those professionals who will refuse or…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on September 11, 2013 at 13:15 — No Comments

Learning to Cope: Rural Communities in Ghana Take Basic Science Course on Climate Change

 

Women learning the basics of environmental science. Photo by Francis Npong/ThinkBrigade.com.

“We are not learning in order to sit for exams, but to understand the basic science of nature and environment,” says Tipoa Adjei, one of the more than 650 rural Ghanaian women who’ve never had…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on May 17, 2013 at 13:06 — No Comments

The Fate of Children With Special Needs in Northern Ghana

These children in Northern Ghana do not attend school. Photo: Npong Francis/Thinkbrigade.com

“Why leave such a child to grow into the world of suffering and pain since the society has no supporting facilities to…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on May 17, 2013 at 13:02 — No Comments

Ghana Elections: Opposition Attacks Journalists

Ghana though considered as champion of democracy in Africa, the 2012 general elections recorded unthinkable events that ought not to have happened at all.

The elections processes were peaceful, transparent, fair and free though, but some journalists who reported on the elections processes and kept awake throughout the two days of voting were unfortunately subjected to abuses by the supporters of the largest opposition political party, New Patriotic Party (NPP) led by Nana Akufo…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on December 16, 2012 at 10:37 — No Comments

Must We Paid For Awards/Honours?

Opoku was my college colleague we both pursued journalism at the same institute. He left campus when i was still polishing my thesis for award of diploma in marketing, a joint programme i offered. We both had opportunity to publish pieces of articles in national dailies in Ghana.

I was however lucky to have one of my articles published in a Greek national newspaper, ^ΚΥΡΙΑΚΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡOΤΥΠΙΑ, well, i was so excited when Rina of EJC mailed the copy to me though i could not read in…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on March 27, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Panic in Ghana over Media Bias Reports

Panic gripped both the stated owned and private media in Ghana over constant accusations of bias reports on political activities towards the December elections.

While the ruling government was battling with Multi media group, the opposition New Patriotic Party is accusing Ghana broadcasting Corporation (GBC) of bias reports. The station according to the opposition who had since petitioned the national media commission and the management of GTV complained that the…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on March 27, 2012 at 10:28 — No Comments

UN agencies in Ghana assess former Guinea worm endemic community

Francis Npong, Tampion, N/R

Tampion is the fourth largest community in the Savelugu/Nanton District, lies to the east of Nanton approximately 12 kilometers from the Savelugu, the district capital with an annual…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on March 1, 2012 at 12:12 — No Comments

Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive Faces Impeachment

The Assembly members of the Tamale Metropolis are holding an emergency meeting comes Saturday to discuss an impeachment procedure to be slapped on the Metropolitan …

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 29, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

Electoral Commission Tests Biometric Registration Equipment for Elections

Francis Npong, Tamale

Towards the December 7 general elections, the …

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 27, 2012 at 23:02 — No Comments

Does Nudity in Media Constitute Abuse of Human Rights and Dignity?

We have all had the experience of reading newspapers, watching television programmes or surfing the internet and being deeply moved by some of the fantasies or horrors we read about or see. Yes we even go ahead to adopt and practice them sometimes the ones that…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 11, 2012 at 22:41 — 3 Comments

Farmer Group Demands enforcement of Anti-Bushfire Law

Frustrated members of Organic Mango Out-growers Association (OMOA) are agitating for the upright enforcement of anti-bushfire laws in northern region after its members have lost about 3,500 acres of mango plantation valued at 1,560,000Ghana cedis to bushfire.

According to the Coordinator of OMOA,…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 9, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Intolerance, uncultured sporting manners took Tunisia out AFCON Games

Intolerance and uncultured sporting skills have sent Tunisia national team packing out of AFCON games currently ongoing in Gabon-Equatorial Guinea. The Tunisia players’ uncultured sporting skills nearly marred the beauty of football when they turned rough on the pitch with their Ghanaian counterparts.

Many an African football fan who watched the match between the Black Stars of Ghana and their Tunisia side was amazed the characters and manners Tunisian players displayed during the…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 5, 2012 at 23:30 — No Comments

Media charged to champion cause of deprived

From Edmond Gyebi

Media practitioners in the Northern Region have been encouraged to limit their political reportage, and rather partner with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to champion the cause of deprived people in…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on February 4, 2012 at 11:25 — No Comments

Climate Change Vulnerability Needs Multi-facets Approach

rom: Francis Npong

“The green frogs, no, toads that use to hop from one corner of our garden just around our backyard there…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 27, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments

Ghana: Bassare Chiefs urge violence free elections

By: Francis Npong, 

The chiefs of the Tatale Traditional Councilhave cautioned politicians’ of various …
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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 27, 2012 at 12:50 — No Comments

Nkrumah’s name remains but his dreams died off

By: Francis Npong

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister, if you like president of Ghana formerly Gold Coast and the architect of Africa struggle for independence and Pan Africanism would be honored by the African Union (AU) with the unveiling of his statue in Ethiopia during the extraordinary session of the union in the coming days.…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 27, 2012 at 11:23 — No Comments

2012 Elections: Ghanaians Urge to Resist Bribes

Francis Npong, Malishiegu, N/R, As election that could be described as “fierce” and a “test” of Ghana’s democratic faith draws nearer, Ghanaians have been reprimanded to resist bribery from politicians who for want of power would attempt bribing them.

December 7, this year, Ghanaians would head to the polls to elect both the president and parliamentarians for yet another four year term but the issues of bribery and…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 26, 2012 at 19:28 — No Comments

2011 unbeatable record year of events

Another 8 days old year is here. The one we adored recently with funfair, while we were soaked with whiskys, beer, chicken and sea foods we also went on shopping spree buying from toys to gift cards and chocolates.

Well i dont know how you welcomed 2012 and good bye 2011, some did this by spending at least half of their total savings on food and drinks, toys and gift cards but i did it with care, reflecting on how i will hope not to carry over old characters to the new…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 8, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

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