From barber to businessman• A persevering Ghanaian in China

By Edmund Smith-Asante

Mr and Mrs Ketu (middle with citation) with some officials of Ghana's Beijing Embassy
Mr and Mrs Ketu (middle with citation) with some officials of Ghana’s Beijing Embassy

He referred to himself as a hustler telling the young students in the audience that they were living in China in better times and nothing they were going through could compare to the difficulties he faced 19 years ago as a ‘nobody’.

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The thrill on Canton Tower – China’s tallest, world’s 3rd

By Edmund Smith-Asante, GUANGZHOU

The Canton Tower at close range.   PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE.jpg
The Canton Tower at close range. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE

If I was at my daring best when I climbed 877 wooden steps up the Kwahu Mountain at Obo Kwahu in 2016, then going up the Canton Tower in China defies any form of description.

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Fighting the malaria scourge – Mass Drug Administration recommended

By Edmund Smith-Asante

Hundreds of bottles containing plant medicine line up the walls of the museum. PICTURE BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE

Developers of the anti-malaria artemisinin-based combination therapy, popularly known as ACT, have said the most effective way of eradicating malaria is by employing mass drug administration (MDA).

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