Sissala East District: The Sorry State of Our Library

According Wikipedia’ ’A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both’’. Yes indeed, we have a physical building supposedly meant as custody for sources of information and similar resources should be made accessible to the people especially knowledge seekers in the District.  The Sissala East District library

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Wole Soyinka: how to detoxify young minds from indoctrination

With Africa’s campuses beset by religious zealotry, Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism December 22, 2016 By Wole Soyinka Source: Rex A few years ago, I had reached the stage of despair over the deterioration of the university system in my own country, Nigeria, under successive regimes of both civilian and military orders. Even the basic, campus social life had broken down, a condition that I tried to summarise in

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THE SISSALA MAN HAS THROWN HIS INTEGRITY TO THE DOGS

I write with grief and heavy heart as political leaders and traditional authorities who ought to protect our land from the gripes of unscrupulous and money conscious people have gone behind us to get their dirty looking palms greased. Barely a month ago, King Kong and his small kings had a crunch meeting to deliberate on austerity measures to halt the invasion of rosewood merchants into our fragile ecological zone with the intention of raping the vegetation. In this said

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Mohamed’s Story of Hell on Earth in Libya

This is the moving story of Mohamed, a Cameroonian, about his 3-year journey through North Africa in his attempt to reach Europe. It’s a story of ordeal and suffering and encounters with death, which made the young man to finally decide to return home. “I left Cameroon back in 2013 to find work elsewhere. I spent a year and a half in Algeria and then six more months in Morocco. After they repatriated me to Mauritania, I went back to

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‘Gay riding’ dangerous in Tamale than armed robbery, HIV/AIDs’

From Abirigo’s chest: ‘Gay riding’ dangerous in Tamale than armed robbery, HIV/AIDs The Tamale Metropolis has undoubtedly become a cosmopolitan city. The 2010 population and housing census estimated the metropolis’ population at 233,252 representing 9.4 percent of the entire Northern Region’s population. This population is estimated to have nearly doubled currently as people’s quest to live in the metropolis has reached a crescendo.  The census indicated that the proportion of the population living in the urban enclave (metropolis) was as

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The Thinking Man

  Think! Think! Think again! Have you set your mind thinking about what this think, think is all about? Yes, that is how your mind was designed to operate. Generally speaking, man is a ‘thinking animal.’ This is so because every aspect of human life is governed by thought or thought processes. Right from opening your eyes at the break of dawn to eating your last meal at dusk is all controlled by thought. Every man is born with the

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RED FLAG RAISED OVER GOVERNMENT’s APPOINTED MMDCE’s

It is often said that anyone who doesn’t learn from history is bound to repeat mistakes that will give him/her unending problems. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) after been in opposition for eight good and long years is currently in government after “cruising comfortably to victory” after the 2016 elections. The party is to manage the affairs of Ghana for four years and ask Ghanaians for a renewal of their mandate in December 2020. Ghanaians will then judge them based

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Prof Gyampo of UG Writes

You get your own children enrolled in the Public Service immediately after winning an election and tell all other unemployed Ghanaians that the Public Service is bloated and cannot absorb them. Indeed if have your way, you would retrench some public servants. Really? What was your response to the past government’s public sector recruitment freeze when you were in opposition? I won’t condemn you because I knew you were either lying to get power or u never knew what you

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PULIMA BASIC SCHOOL HOLDS A SPEECH AND PRIZE GIVING DAY

Pulima basic school founded in the year 1964 and currently under the Gandwii Circuit of the Sisaala West District Education Service holds their first speech and price giving day to the admiration of the participants. Pulima is a farming community and located on the Tumu-Wa main stretch of road but administratively under the Sisaala West District of the Upper West Region. The school currently has population of 636 with only 17 teachers thereby creating undue pressure on the available teachers

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Rashida black sheep and the Boko Haram feminists

Back in the primary school, I learnt that a black sheep is an expression used to refer to “a member of a family or group who is regarded as a disgrace to it.” The expression is derived from the 18th-century proverb, “There is a black sheep in every flock.” And the meaning has not changed even in this age of weird manifestation of feminism. Now that I have been able to convince the expert faultfinders and the sincerely ignorant critics

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