All posts tagged with: Ghana

The Pure Water Effect

Publicado 3 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Leiya_VOYMaps_Ghana

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In Ghana, the common medium used for drinking water is the sachet. Locally called "pure water", these water sachets are the cheapest and safest form of water consumption. Sold by everyone from street hawkers to kiosks, they are accessible to all, and extremely reliable. The expansion of the pure water production industry may be key in helping decrease incidents of water-borne diseases such as cholera. However, this beacon of hope is also digging a grave. A grave for the env...


Remembering Prof. Mills

Publicado 23 de julio de 2014 Avatar Kwasi Bekoe

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I am no poet. Lend me your eyes on a piece I prepared for former President of Ghana, John Evans Atta Mills who moved on to join very distinguished leaders in the silent world. Tomorrow will mark second anniversary since his sudden demise. It would be disheartening on the part of organized labour made up of Trade's Union Congress (TUC) and public sector workers if its one-day industrial action proceed as planned in protest of the current government's unpopular decisions. Not only wi...


Let's talk about health access

Publicado 28 de marzo de 2014 no picture Tech Girls

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We are a group of 10 girls in Yilonayili Anglican Primary School. Yilonayili is a village under the Sagnarigu District in Northern Ghana. Our community faces a lot of challenges but the most important one the Tech Girls wishes to talk about is the lack of health facilities in the community. Our community is about 10 miles from Tamale where the nearest health facility can be accessed. Due to the distance from Yilonaayili village to Tamale, we normally lose our friends, mothers,...


Voices of Youth Inspire! "I had to overcome (my) shyness"

Publicado 6 de enero de 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Your name: My name is Kadiza Kone Your age: 22 years old Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I grew up in Abidjan, the economical capital of Ivory Coast but I currently live in Accra, Ghana since 2010. According to your business card – what’s your job title? Journalist And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 years old? When I was 10 years old, I wanted by all means, to be a TV personality. The t...