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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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Ghana card: no show in Parliament

THE NATIONAL Identification Authority (NIA) on Monday (yesterday) failed to deliver on its promise to begin registering Members of Parliament for the issuance of the Ghana Card. The Authority suspended the registration and issuance of the cards on May 28 after a failed roll-out, resuming last week to successfully register …

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Red Flag Movement ready to fight corruption

GHANAIANS’ PERCEPTION of corruption, especially within the public sector service delivery/political circles, remains high.   This is possibly due to the number of alleged corruption cases reported and discussed in the public domain, especially in the mass and social media and also due to the fact that most of these …

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Don’t deal with land guards

THE CHIEF of Staff of the Nungua Stool, Mr Frank Kofi Lewi, has issued a statement on behalf of the Paramount Chief of Nungua, King Odafio Welentsi III, to caution illegal developers and encroachers on Nungua Stool Lands who are knowingly or unknowingly dealing or buying parcels of Nungua Stool …

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No show at Mahama’s murder trial

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh   THERE WAS no show in the case in which Gregory Afoko is standing trial for the death of the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, because his lawyer, Mr Osafo Buaben, is sick. In court yesterday, prosecution was expected to …

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Activists march against extinction of Primates in Ghana

Environmental activists have embarked on a march against extermination of primate species in Ghana . The March organized by the Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG) as part of 16 months  project on conservation of endangered Primate Species in three Forest Reserves in Ghana namely, Atewa, Cape three Points and Tano -Off Forest …

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4 Nigeriens dragged to court for mining gold illegally

BY KOJO ANSAH FOUR NIGERIENS have been arrested by the Forestry Services of the Forestry Commission in the Eastern Region for attempting to illegally mine gold in the Atiwa Forest Reserve.   The suspects were Ibrahim Dramani, 33, Osman Mumuni, 25, Adams Ali, 20 and Amidu Abubakar, 33.   Speaking to …

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