Education - The Sure Way Forward For all Children!

Posted July 28, 2011 no picture Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong

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It is the hope of many youngsters to become self actualized and responsible adults. But for many children in Ghana and other parts of Africa,this hope could be a mirage. The situation in which they find themselves do not just allow them to have the quality education and health care every child needs to develop. A visit to Gemeni in the Volta region revealed the kind of hardship some children go through. As I stood by the Volta lake, which was boarded by mountains, in Gemeni,and watched childr...


"Radicalism without rationalism is sheer stupidity"

Posted June 24, 2011 no picture Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong

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A senior research fellow at Legon Centre for International Affairs(LECIA) at the University of Ghana-Legon, Dr. Vladimir Antwi Danso has urged young people to use legitimate and constitutional means to get their concerns addressed,and not through radical means. In his view, "Radicalism without rationalism is sheer stupidity". Dr. Antwi-Danso was addressing young people at a quarterly Youth Colloquium organized by the Children and Youth In Broadcasting-Curious Minds at the British Council in Acc...


Father's day: An Occasion worth Marking!

Posted June 19, 2011 no picture Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong

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Father's Day is a celebration which honors fathers and father-like figures. It also celebrates fatherhood,paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society. This day serves as a means to reflect over what fathers have done and the need to show gratitude to them. On days like this, some individuals arrange for presents including electronics,greetings cards,hampers,special dinners and family-oriented activities for their fathers. Truly, fathers deserve to be honored on special days like this...


Ghana marks world day against child labour

Posted June 16, 2011 no picture Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong

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World Day Against Child Labour has been marked at the Teachers' Hall in Accra. The celebration was on the theme; 'Warning! Children in Hazardous Work: End Child Labour'. World Day Against Child Labour,which is celebrated on 12th June each year, was initiated by the International Labour Organization(ILO) in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of children in child labour. This year's event was jointly organized by the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare and International Labour Organizatio...


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    I am a Ghanaian studying Communication at the Ghana Institute of Journalism.I love working with and for children.I am with the Children and Youth In Broadcasting as a youth volunteer.I am also the board chairman of KetekeNews:a newspaper publishing firm in my school.Aside schooling,i visit deprived communities and schools to teach children about their rights and responsibilities.


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