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We shall resist tax on ‘chop money’

BY STEPHEN ODOI LARBI  THE MINORITY National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MPs) have cautioned that they will resist any attempt by the government to impose tax on house-keeping money, known in the local parlance as ‘chop money’, if it is introduced in the 2018 budget. The government intends …

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JBA trains journalists on effective monetary policy reporting

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE GOVERNOR of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, has said that as part of efforts to improve stability, the bank is looking at the monetary policy strategies to build on macroeconomic stability, which remains critical to the overall economic growth process. According …

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Unlicensed pistol owner faces sentence today

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CIRCUIT Court in Accra would today, Monday, November 13, sentence one Michael Kojo Treve, unemployed, who is said to have in his possession an unregistered pistol in addition to five rounds of 32 caliber ammunition. Michael, on the first day in court, pleaded guilty to the …

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Selfless leadership will save Ghana – Offinso chief

FROM REV ENOCK AKONNOR, KUMASI  (enockakonnor2013@gmail.com THE PARAMOUNT chief of Offinso Traditional Area, Nana Wiafe Akenten III, has noted that if the elite in government exhibit a high sense of selflessness and commitment to the execution of their respective roles assigned them, Ghana will stand out as a shining star on …

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Police to go paperless

BY DAAKYEHENE OFOSU-AGYEMANG THE USUAL phenomenon where caution statements of suspects at the police station are written on a sheet of paper is expected to be over as the Ghana Police Service has announced that it is going digital. According to the police, the world has changed significantly with the …

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Fight for yourselves in next primaries – Chaie tells 10 reg. chairmen

BY JONATHAN ADJEI FORMER MEMBER of Parliament for Ablekuma Central in the Greater Accra Region, Mr Theophilus Tetteh Chaie has taken a swipe at the 10 regional chairmen backing the candidature of former President John Dramani Mahama for the 2020 elections, saying their call on the former leader smacks of sheer …

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Bigger disgrace awaits NDC if Mahama is imposed on party – Namoale

BY KWADWO ANIM NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC Congress (NDC) former Member of Parliament for La Dadekotopon, Nii Amasah Namoale has said the party will set itself up for more humiliating defeat in the 2020 election if former President John Mahama is imposed on the party as flagbearer. His comments follow the endorsement …

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Stop the insults – Porturphy to NDC

BY KENT MENSAH  THE NATIONAL chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Porturphy has admonished party members to desist from open vilification since that could weaken the leadership front of the party. He said the current development where party faithful have pitched camp with presidential hopefuls and engaging …

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Wigs back in court .After CJ’s warning

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh  IT APPEARS the warning of the Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs Sophia Akuffo, to judges against the level of casualness at the bench has paid off as all judges have started wearing their wigs in open court.  The CJ, in a memo to the judges through the Judicial …

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Garbage collectors increase fee by 100%

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh SOME GARBAGE collectors in the Greater Accra Region have increased their charge by 100%. TRICYCLE OWNERS who visit homes to collect garbage have increased their fee from GHȼ 2.00 to GHȼ 4.00 for standard size garbage. According to the refuse collectors, the bigger the size of the …

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