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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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GIS launches GHȼ473m strategic plan for next 5yrs

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE GHANA Immigration Service (GIS) has launched a strategic plan aimed largely at addressing development challenges for the next five years, which is estimated at GHȼ473 million. The strategic plan is expected to address issues of Human Resources, laws and policies that would change current non-functional …

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Blood Wednesday: Many dead in gory accident at Suhum Mankrong

BY KOJO ANSAH SOME EIGHT persons were yesterday confirmed dead in a gory accident at Mankrong, near Suhum in the Eastern Region. The accident involved two KIA Grand Bird buses with registration numbers GS 835-16 and GN 6600-17. According to witnesses, the two buses collided head-on resulting in splitting of …

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Man dies at Nsawam Hosp. after ‘wrong’ medication, family accuses health personnel of medical negligence

BY KOJO ANSAH   THE SUDDEN death of a 54-year-old contractor, Mr Joseph Frimpong, at the Nsawam Government Hospital in the Eastern Region has triggered another issue of alleged medical negligence on the part of nurses and doctors.   Mr Frimpong, who personally drove to the hospital on Tuesday, June …

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Registrar General to take over GFA – says govt aAs court bans FA officials from working

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH AND ANNETTE S. YEBOAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com THE REGISTRAR General would soon be directed to take over the management of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), which is on the verge of being dissolved by the government following the football corruption expose’ by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.   In court yesterday, …

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