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Amaesng Travel football competition to rock Konongo

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH YOUNG PLAYERS in Konongo in the Ashanti Region will have the chance to showcase their skills when the maiden Amaesng Travel Charity U-15 football tournament kicks off at the Konongo Senior High School on July 15 under the auspices of Accra-based Amaesng Travel and Tours, which …

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Leila Djansi’s ‘Like Cotton Twines’ now airs on Netflix

‘LIKE COTTON Twines’, a movie directed by Leila Djansi, can be viewed by subscribers of Streaming service, Netflix. Produced by Djansi’s Turning Point Pictures, it tells the story of Tuigi, a 14-year-old junior high school student in a small Ghanaian village who has to become a ‘Trokosi’, a slave to the gods …

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Galamsey affecting power supply – ECG

BY KOJO ANSAH THE ELECTRICITY Company of Ghana (ECG) has revealed that the destructive activities of illegal miners are affecting its operation in some parts of the Eastern Region. The company explained that the illegal miners sometimes prospect for gold around both high and low voltage poles, rendering the poles …

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Poverty reduction •Duffuor shows how

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH FORMER MINISTER of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, has called for a clear vision and strategies to ensure that majority of Ghanaians enjoy financial services. The former Governor of the Bank of Ghana expressed his displeasure about the huge number of the citizenry who are …

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New transport fares take effect today

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE GHANA Road Transport Coordinating Council and the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) have confirmed that the 15% increment in transport fares would take effect today across the country. Speaking to the DAILY HERITAGE yesterday, Mr Kwame Kuma, national chairman of the GPRTU, said …

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Big boost for fishing industry • As Govt acquires Research Vessel for Ghana

THE NEWLY unveiled research vessel dubbed ‘Dr Fridtjof Nansen Research Vessel,’ touted as the biggest research vessel worldwide, is expected on the waters of Ghana to carry out research work aimed at providing support for the country’s fishing industry. The research vessel is also expected to help the industry manage …

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State institutions under heavy security­­­­­ • After attack on NHIA by Invincible Forces

FROM KOJO ANSAH, K’DUA THE EASTERN Regional Police Command has launched a manhunt for members of the Invincible Forces who invaded and locked up the office of the Eastern regional manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). The Invincible Forces members, numbering about 20 and wearing black dresses, on …

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HIV gay man, 27, sleeps with over 500 men

A TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD homosexual who is HIV positive has made a stunning revelation, claiming that he has had anal sex with over 500 men, mostly unprotected. “[I have slept] with a lot [of men]…more than 500 [men] and I have had no complications whatsoever. I used to list and I got …

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‘Frank Lewi remains Attorney of Dzraase Quarter’ • …As he cautions fraudulent detractors & imposters

THE LAWFUL Attorney of Dzraase Quarter of La, Mr Frank Kofi, Lewi, has through his lawyers, responded in a strong worded reply to a letter from Kingsley Adjei Lomo and Andrews Adjei Lomo who have revoked his Power of Attorney. The letter dated March 1, 2017 gave notice to Mr …

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Osu Mantse to arrest teens seen after 9:00 p.m.

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH  THE OSU Mantse and President of the Osu Traditional Council, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, has warned that children aged five to 15 would be arrested and severely dealt with when seen loitering the community after 9:00 p.m. The chief issued this directive during the official …

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