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Ghanaian movies to get dedicated channel

BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD PLANS ARE underway to create a television channel dedicated to locally produced movies, the Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, has revealed. She made this known at a press briefing in Accra yesterday when the Ghana Actors Guild (GAG) paid a courtesy call …

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GCB assures service personnel of full allowance

BY PHILIP ANTOH THE DEPUTY Public Relations Officer (PRO) of GCB Bank Limited, Mr Emmanuel Kwarteng, has assured all National Service Personnel serving under the bank that his outfit is going through the process to pay the increment on service allowance announced by the government in April. Mr Kwarteng’s assurance …

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David Dontoh, Amandzeba ordered to open defence in GH¢93, 000 theft case

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh TWO VETERAN Ghanaian artistes, David Dontoh and Nat Brew Amandzeba, have been ordered to open their defence by the Accra Circuit Court over GHȼ 93, 000.00 belonging to Africa Awake. The money is said be to part of GH¢ 150, 000 donated by President John …

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Ofori-Atta summoned over $2.25bn bond

BY IBRAHIM ALHASSAN PARLIAMENT HAS ordered the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, to furnish the House with information regarding the issuance of the $2.25-billion bond within a week. The order is at the behest of the Minority members who claim that the issuance of the bond was shrouded in secrecy. …

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Males, females share WCs at Accra Poly

BY MAVIS PAINTSIL SOME STUDENTS of the Accra Technical University (formerly known as Accra Polytechnic) have accused management of the university of compelling both male and female students to share two female toilet facilities. Beatrice (not real name), a female student at the university who shared this information with the …

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Freedom: Alleged JB’s killers discharged, AG files Nolle Prosequi

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh SELF-CONFESSED killer of the Abuakwa North Member of Parliament (MP), Daniel Asiedu, and his accomplice, Vincent Bosso, have been discharged by the Accra High Court following the Attorney General’s termination of the court proceedings. Asiedu, the prime accused person, was yesterday discharged by the Criminal …

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Akufo-Addo’s 19-member Cabinet – Osafo Maafo, Atta Akyea, Ursula missing

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has submitted to Parliament a list of 19 Ministers who will make up his Cabinet. The President’s action on Tuesday is in fulfilment of Article 76(1) of the 1992 Constitution which enjoins him to select some Ministers to form his Cabinet. The Article states that, …

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Govt takes steps to avoid needless judgment debts

  BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@dailyheriatge.com.gh Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister of State responsible for Public Procurement MS SARAH Adwoa Safo, Minister of State responsible for Public Procurement, has advised all heads of entities at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), as well as Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs), to …

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Six more illegal fishermen arrested

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh The latest illegal fishermen arrested at Prampram SOME FISHERMEN in Accra are blaming incessant illegal fishing on dishonest practices by some personnel of the Navy whose duty it is to ensure that illegal fishing is stopped. According to them, the security officials, instead of effecting the …

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Police attacked with petrol bombs in Somanya, one shot

  BY KOJO ANSAH   RESIDENTS OF Somanya in the Eastern Region yesterday clashed with personnel of the Somanya Police Command and burnt into ashes police vehicles with locally manufactured petrol bombs. The Somanya Police Station was also attacked with stones, sticks and other weapons. The residents also mounted barricades …

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