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AVS donates to accident victims at Komfo-Anokye Teaching Hospital

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FOUNDER of Accident Victims Support Ghana (AVS) and Impact Souls Missions, Rev Benedict Cyril Crabbe, has donated GHȼ 2,000.00 to accidents victims at the Komfo- Anokye Hospital in Kumasi. The donation formed part of AVS’ campaign to support accident victims in the country who are …

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Consider persons with disabilities in NABCO – ILAPI

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE EXECUTIVE Director of Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI-Ghana), Mr Peter Bismark Kwofie, has called on policy makers to consider persons with disabilities in the Nation Builders Corps. According to him, NABCO, as an employment policy for unemployed graduates in Ghana, has the potential to …

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Top security officials escape jail over Achimota school lands

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com THE HIGH Court in Accra, presided over by Justice Kwaku Tawiah Ackaah-Boafo, has dismissed a contempt application by the Osu Traditional Council to commit to prison seven state officials, including the Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Appeatu, Director General of the Bureau of National Investigations, Ambassador …

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Starr woman dream edition gets results Over 100 PWDs access Common Fund after 2yrs of no show

YENDI WOMEN with disabilities are living their dreams today after accessing their share of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF). For the past two years this has simply been a mirage, enduring of a frustrating experience in the form of shuttling between the Municipal Assembly, home and the PWD local …

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UEW Vice Chancellor, Amnesty Intl face off over alleged human right abuses

MANAGEMENT OF the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has reacted to claims of blatant human rights abuses against some staff members of the university which were made public by Amnesty International, Ghana at a press conference recently. According to the university authorities, the allegations of human right abuses were not …

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Stop stigmatising Persons with Disabilities – Evangelist

  EVANGELIST SAM Williams of Church of Christ, Circle branch, has passionately appealed to Ghanaians to stop stigmatising and discriminating against Persons with Disabilities to enable them to build their confidence and participate fully in national development.   Speaking to host Akua Sonto on ‘The Sonto Show’, Evangelist Williams said, …

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90% of world’s population breaths dirty air – WHO

THE WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has raised alarm at the increasing rate of air pollution and the high number of people breathing in air that is of poor quality. According to its new data, an estimated nine out of 10 people have been breathing air that falls below the organisation’s …

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Don’t misapply funds for NaBCO – Berekusohene urges govt officials

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHIEF of Berekuso, Odeefo Oteng Korankye II, has urged government officials to ensure that monies meant for the newly introduced Nations Builders Corps (NaBCO) are not misapplied. Citing an example, the chief said grants meant to help farmers were used by certain government officials to …

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Amnesty Int’l takes on UEW over blatant human right abuses

  BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh HUMAN RIGHTS Advocacy Group, Amnesty International, Ghana has raised red flags over alleged human right abuses against some staff members of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) by the school authorities. According to the group, the school authorities have adopted victimisation, wrongful dismissal, forceful eviction …

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7Million people die of pollution annually – WHO

THE GAP in air quality between rich and poorer countries is increasing steadily, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found. Air quality in more affluent states is slowly getting better, while the air in poorer countries is still getting worse, the study, which was released on …

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