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Komenda Sugar Factory decaying – Chief laments, describes neglect as distasteful

BY KWAKU BAAH-ACHEAMFOUR THE PARAMOUNT Chief of the Komenda Traditional Area in the Central Region, Nana Kojo Kru II, has expressed disappointment at the continuous inactivity of the Komenda Sugar factory. He described the endless neglect as distasteful and an affront to the development of the country. He explained that …

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My hands are clean – Koklobite Mantse tells critics

CHIEF OF Koklobite, a fishing community in Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Nii Offei II, has denied media reports suggesting that he is not a recognised chief as well as sell plots of land at Koklobite to two land developers.   He asserted that the allegations were …

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Govt increases student loans by 50%

BY KENT MENSAH THE GOVERNMENT, through the Ministry of Education, has increased the financial allocations to students enrolled on the Student Loan Trust Fund programme by 50%. This is in fulfilment of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Manifesto promise made in the lead-up to the 2016 elections. The then opposition NPP …

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Excluding NACOB from port checks is disturbing – Aning

SECURITY ANALYST Dr Kwesi Aning has described as disturbing the decision by the government to exclude the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) and National Security from inspection agencies at the ports. Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia made the announcement last Wednesday as part of what he said were efforts to reform …

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New SHS placement policy is to improve system – CSSPS

FROM ISSAHAKU MOHAMMED, TAMALE MR ISAAC Swatson, an officer at the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) under the Ghana Education Service (GES), has said the essence of the government, through the Ministry of Education, having a new policy of placing children in senior high schools formulated is to …

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Obengfo murder trial… Court to hear bail application on Jun 21

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH Muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE HIGH Court in Accra, presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, has adjourned hearing of the bail application before it by lawyers of the embattled Director of Obengfo Hospital, Dominic Obeng Andoh and Edward Amponsah to June 21.   The two accused persons, who are currently …

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EIB Network to coordinate ‘Kufuor Foundation Health Walk’ on June 16

EXCELLENT IN Broadcasting Network (EIB), together with the John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation, will hold a health walk on Saturday, June 16, 2018 as part of activities to raise GHȼ80 million to be put in an endowment fund to sustain the foundation’s programme. The walk, according to the foundation’s CEO, Baffour Agyeman-Duah, …

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Implement signed conditions of service – Pharmacists to Akufo-Addo

THE GOVERNMENT and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA), through its umbrella body, Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH), has called on President Akufo-Addo to take steps to implement their already negotiated and signed conditions of service. Addressing the President at the Jubilee House when they paid a courtesy call on him on …

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Let’s all support candidates to patronise exams – GES

FROM RICHMOND AFAGBEDZIE, HO A PUBLIC Relations Officer of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr Anthony Kwaku Amoah, has urged parents, teachers and stakeholders to support children against conditions that are liable to prevent them from taking part in examinations. Speaking during  a tour of some examination centres in the …

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Jubilation galore… As court throws out case against Ga Mantse

THE ACCRA Fast Track High Court yesterday granted stay of execution granted to the acting President of Ga Traditional Council (GTC), Nii Dodoo Nsaki III, by the Court of Appeal against Nii Yaotey Otoga. The court presided over by Justice Novisi Ayana, granted the stay of execution, restricting Nii Yaotey Otoga, Nii …

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