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Respect teachers — GNAT tells govt

NEWS DESK REPORT GHANA NATIONAL Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on the government to proceed with caution by consulting stakeholders in education before the roll-out of the double-track semester system being proposed for the running of  senior high schools. Deputy Greater Accra Regional Secretary of GNAT, Mr Felix Owusu …

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Politicians can unite – Methodist Bishop

BY DORIS ESHUN THE PRESIDING Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Most Rev. Titus Awotwi Pratt, has advised politicians to live in harmony, despite their political differences. According to him, politicians in Ghana can remain united and at the same time discharge their duties without acrimony. ‘’You can still …

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Amissah-Arthur was a quintessential gentleman — Govt

BY MOHAMMED AWAL THE GOVERNMENT has described the late former vice president Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur as a “quintessential gentleman” in the “tempestuous waters of Ghana’s adversarial politics.” In a glowing tribute read by the current Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on behalf of the government at the state burial of the …

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Payroll audit in C/R: Fake certificates uncovered

As Civil servants receive salaries and promotions through dubious means  BY NEWS DESK REPORT THE EFFORTS of the Auditor General’s Department in the exercise to clean up the country’s public payroll has revealed widespread use of fake certificates by public workers. The Auditor General’s Department and the Office of the …

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Review sanctions against OMCs — COPEC to NPA

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE CHAMBER of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), Ghana  has called on the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to review sanctions regime meted out to petroleum companies which flout the laws of the authority. Though they commended the NPA for its recent action against some Oil Marketing Companies (OMC), the …

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Ghana’s democracy ‘highly at risk — DYMOG

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE DYNAMIC Youth Movement of Ghana (DYMOG) has predicted doom for the country’s democracy, peace and stability following the nomination of Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa as the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). According to them, Ghana’s democracy would be “highly at risk” if …

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1,000 traders to be homeless as they face ejection from CMB

BY PHILIP ANTOH  |   philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh Over a thousand people, including children and the aged, resident at CMB Abadown (Darkuman Station), near Agbobloshie, a community in Accra, took to the streets on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, to protest against a proposed demolition exercise by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA). The demonstrators, …

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GWCL apologises for intermittent flow

THE GHANA Water Company Limited (GWCL) has apologised to customers in and around Adabraka in Accra over intermittent flow of water in the community. A statement signed by Mr Stanley Martey, Head of Communications and Public Relations, GWCL and copied to the DAILY HERITAGE yesterday, said “the management of Ghana …

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But… Ayariga backs Akufo-Addo and urges President to ignore noisy NDC

BY ALEX SEMORDZI   LEADER OF the All People’s Congress (APC), Mr Hassan Ayariga, has endorsed the President’s   nomination of Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa as chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). President Akufo-Addo on Monday nominated the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs for the vacant position …

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Mahama wades into EC chair brouhaha

Says Ghana’s democratic credentials being eroded BY MOHAMMED AWAL  FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has said the nomination of Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa to the vacant position of the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) is “regrettable.” He said the nomination has the potential to “erode Ghana’s democratic credentials” in a …

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