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2017-05-23

[B] Tullow eyes new fields beyond Jubilee & TEN
[B] ECG concession: bidders reduced to 6; MIDA sets eyes on financially viable bidde
[B] Former MP demands details on the 150 investors for ‘1-district, 1-factory'
[B] We need power to turn economy around – Agyarko
[S] Akufo-Addo's changes to ECG 'sale' agreement quite impressive - PUWU
[N] Kumbuor approved military protection for Ukraine, Russia galamseyers – MP
[N] 9 cars burnt, shops destroyed in a fire outbreak at Suame Magazine
[N] I insist Baba Jamal is involved in galamsey - Wontumi
[N] Man found dead in an abandoned dam
[N] 495 allied health professionals get financial clearance
[N] Spio Garbrah should be commended for GSA scandal investigations - Sorogho
[N] Alex Segbefia urges prosecution of culprits in Central Medical Stores fire
[N] Crentsil and family squandered GSA funds – PRO
[N] Ghana needs measures to stop illegal migration - Dr Ocansey
[N] Three (3) Ghana Gas helicopters missing
[N] Military protecting illegal mining sites – Amewu
[N] Amewu arrest 4 for engaging in galamsey at Amadaa
[N] Pastor, fetish priest clash over juju money

2017-05-22

[S] I lose nothing over Ghana banishment – KP Boateng
[S] Tony Baffoe urges government to create fund for Black Starlets
[B] Dumsor hit Vodafone Ghana badly - CEO
[B] Government to invest 30% only in 'One-District One-Factory' - Alan Kyeremanten
[B] Dollar has taken a commanding lead again
[B] Atuabo project was bloated by over $40m – Dr. Manteaw
[B] ECG using outdated methods to recover debts - NDC MP
[B] BoG reduces policy rate to 22.5%
[N] I’m not naive about corruption – Akufo-Addo
[N] Police begin manhunt for Tatale robbers
[N] Teenage pregnancy declines in Ashanti
[N] $13.9 million Veep's residence abandoned?
[N] UCC sued over suspension of 22 students
[N] Two fake soldiers arrested
[N] Otumfuo supports ban on Galamsey
[N] Government worried about Alavanyo-Nkonya killings – VR Minister  
[N] Politicians mourn with Woyome
[N] NDC chair, 4 robbers and 2 others killed in robbery gun battle
[N] 15 'corrupt' customs officers fired
[N] 3 robbers killed in shootout with police
[N] Girl, 16, dies after committing abortion
[N] Prof. Badu Akosa can't be our Chief – Kwahu Queen Mother
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General News

[ 2017-05-19 ]

Educational institutions to take bold measures to halt occultism practices

Halt occultism in schools – Psychotherapist
A clinical psychotherapist has called on
management of educational institutions to take
bold measures to halt occultism practices on
school campuses.

The Very Reverend Father Dr. Alphonse Amanor, who
is a Stress Management Consultant at the Korle-Bu
Teaching Hospital, said for them to be successful
in such quest, management of the schools needed to
be strict and boost supervision of students.

He was speaking at a day’s seminar on suicide
prevention held at the Atibie Nursing and
Midwifery Training College in the Eastern Region.

The programme was organized to sensitize students
of the college on how to manage their frustrations
and challenges, to stop any temptation of taking
their own lives.

The Very Rev Fr. Dr. Amanor highlighted the need
for school authorities and the students’ body to
be on the look out for any signs of frustration
and withdrawal and act quickly to assist such
persons through counselling.

He advised the students to manage their desires
and disappointments ‘very well’, mindful of the
fact that things would not always happen the way
they wanted.

He told them to care for each other – closely
monitor and report any suspicion of depression on
the part of their colleagues to the authorities
for support.

Mrs. Paulina Osabutey, the Principal, described as
deeply disturbing, the situation where young
people had been committing suicide.

That was why, it had become important to organize
such seminars to help students to properly manage
their expectations, difficulties and frustrations,
she added.

Source - GNA



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