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43% of Ghanaian adults obese or overweight

BY KWABIA OWUSU-MENSAH GNA FORTY-THREE PER CENT of Ghanaian adults are either overweight or obese, a joint study conducted by two universities – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Western Cape in South Africa, has concluded. It said women were found to have the …

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EIB’s Kwame Adinkra supports Kumasi Children’s Village

BY ISAAC BEDIAKO HOST OF Excellence in Broadcasting Network’s (EIB’s) Abusua FM Morning Show, Mr Kwame Adinkra has donated goods worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to the Kumasi SOS Children’s Village. The donation, according to Mr Adinkra, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Apotiti Consult based in the …

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Otiko storms court over child adoption saga, ruling on March 8

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CRIMINAL Division of the Accra High Court has set March 8, 2018, to deliver ruling on an application of stay of execution filed by Deputy Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, relating to the adoption of a child by two United States-based couple. This application became …

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Gbawe Kwatei Family breaks silence

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh FOLLOWING THE battle between Mallam Market Traders Association and the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources over the ownership of a reclaimed portion of land at Mallam Market leading to the destruction of 185 bags of salt by armed soldiers last Thursday, the head of the …

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Vet doctors abandoned some are dying from strange diseases, no housemanship, no jobs

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE ASSOCIATION of Junior Veterinary Surgeons (AJVS), Ghana, has given the government a 31-day ultimatum to resolve issues surrounding their employment and housemanship. According to the association, the government had abandoned veterinary doctors to their fate, a development they described as very unfair. In an interview with …

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GIS takes steps to enforce standards

THE MANAGEMENT of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has inaugurated a new Unit to ensure discipline and adherence to standards among its personnel. The Unit, called the Immigration Professional Standards and Ethics Unit (IPSEU) is made of 42 Officers of the Service drawn from both Senior and Junior ranks of …

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Achimota student ‘killer’ freed

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CRIMINAL Division of the Accra High Court has quashed the judgment of a juvenile court that sentenced a final-year student of Achimota Senior High School in Accra for killing a female colleague in January 2017. The court, presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, in a …

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Angry traders threaten naked demo over destruction of 185 bags of salt by armed soldiers

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MALLAM Market Traders Association has issued a three-day ultimatum to the Ministries of Sanitation and Water Resources and Defense to recall military men stationed at the market to guard a reclaimed land or risk killing them all. The angry traders have also threatened to hit …

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Adopt driving break for drivers- Safety expert

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh A HEALTH and safety expert and director of PB Protection Centre, Mr Philip Nana Asante has called on the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) to adopt a compulsory 15 minutes rest breaks for every two-hour journey for drivers to help reduce stress that lead to road …

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Fiber optics inventor discusses IOT with SMEs in S/Africa

BY ERICA ARTHUR WORLD RENOWNED inventor of Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology expert, Dr Thomas Mensah has schooled Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa on new devices for the IOT (Internet of Things Space) for the growth of their businesses. According to the author of the book ‘The Right …

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