Fr. Andrew Campbell with persons suffering from leprosy
Fr. Andrew Campbell with persons suffering from leprosy

Father Andrew Campbell, SVD: The "living saint" of Ghana's marginalised

For many, he passes for the description "Living Saint" but, he considers himself an unworthy servant of humanity. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1946, his formative years were marked by a deep sense of empathy and a desire to alleviate the suffering of others.

There's no need to shower every day – here's why

Is washing ourselves very frequently necessary? Some experts believe that everyday showering is based more on a 'social contract' than actual need.

Prince Harry
The Duke of Sussex arriving at Clarence House in London

Harry back in UK to visit King

King Charles has been pictured for the first time since his cancer diagnosis as the Duke of Sussex arrived in the UK to visit his father.

These scrap metal dealers expose themselves and others to health risks
These scrap metal dealers expose themselves and others to health risks
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Accra’s e-waste quagmire - An existential threat

Thick, dark and foggy smoke made its way into the atmosphere. The dense clouds of smoke containing toxic gasses spread across the Old Fadama slum, located at Agbogbloshie in the Greater Accra Region, impeding vision beyond 30 metres.

The Mallam interchange
The Mallam interchange
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People and Places: Mallam Interchange

The Mallam Interchange is a dual carriage loop interchange that connects two major highways at Mallam, a suburb of Accra. 

The Yapei bridge
The Yapei bridge

People and Places: Yapei Bridge

The Yapei Bridge is a steel bridge over the White Volta at Yapei, a town on the Kumasi-Tamale highway in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region of Ghana. It is one of two bridges at Buipe and Yapei on the stretch that crosses the Black Volta and the White Volta respectively.

It is common to find some monkeys gathered on top of trees at the sanctuary

Living with monkeys at Boabeng- Fiema

Story & pictures by Lydia Ezit, BOABENG-FIEMA
Two traditional wardens who first served at the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in the Nkoranza North District of the Bono East Region are said to have died as virgins to maintain the sanctuary.

The farm hands are conveyed on a truck to work on farms for a daily wage of GH¢50

Tuobodom youth abandon school for tomato farming

Tuobodom, a town located in the bono East Region, is home to a group of “wealthy young men” whose prosperity comes from tomato farming.

Hot pepper demonstration farm
Hot pepper demonstration farm

Boosting vegetable production: 10,000 Bono farmers to benefit from Abesim learning farm

The lack of access to improved seeds, particularly for vegetables, remains a huge challenge to some farmers in the Bono Region, one of the food baskets of the country.

Uni student on vacation trip
Uni student on vacation trip

Making the most of university vacation: A student's guide to productive and relaxing breaks

As a university student, vacations provide a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of academic life.

The Al Boraq, the high speed Rabat to Tangier train
The Al Boraq, the high speed Rabat to Tangier train

The train to Tangier 

Last week, I narrated how the proximity of Spain to Tangier, regarded as Morocco’s Literary Capital, had made the country a popular target of many African migrants, Nigerians inclusive, who were eager to escape to Europe.

World No Tobacco Day 2023:We need food, not tobacco 

Welcome to World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco use on our health and well-being.

 Oil Palm tree with truits
Oil Palm tree with truits

Transforming economy through agriculture: Tree Crops Development Authority leads charge

On September 19, 2020, when President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo inaugurated the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) in Kumasi, he foresaw Ghana’s economic transformation hinging on agriculture.

Selina-Bebaako Mensah
Selina-Bebaako Mensah

Selina Beb fulfills childhood dream

Selina Bebaako-Mensah had no background in fashion design when she entered the industry.

Prof. William K. Buah making a presentation on the technology. Photo credit: Audio-visual Unit, UMaT, Tarkwa
Prof. William K. Buah making a presentation on the technology. Photo credit: Audio-visual Unit, UMaT, Tarkwa

Interventions from academia for mining sector 

Reading the words of Thabo Mbeki, “We are a very big mining country and historically have been exporters of raw minerals. There is no particular reason why we should not be processing those further.” The obvious ensuing question is, “but where is the technology?”  

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