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Govt clears GH¢35m arrears of trainee nurses’ allowances

BY STEPHEN ODOI LARBI THE GOVERNMENT has released an amount of GH¢35 million to pay the arrears owed trainee nurses across the country, according to the Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Pius Enam Hadzide. This comes on the back of mounting pressure on the Ministry of Health to pay arrears of …

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GH¢15.2m GSA Training Sch leaks just 2yrs after use, State to cough money again for repairs

BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL A CORRUPTION Watch (CW) investigation has found that the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) Training School which was constructed at a cost of GHc 15.2 million has developed leaks and defects just two years after being handed over the GSA, raising concerns about value for money. CW …

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Nungua Youth Chief lauds Fisheries Minister .For establishing Iced Block Factory for fishermen

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE NUNGUA Oblantai Mantse, (Youth Chief), Nii Okpleh Djalesane has lauded the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye for her effort in ensuring the establishment of Iced Block Factory at Nungua. The Korea Overseas Fisheries Association is supporting the government of …

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90,000 applicants accept NABCO posting

BY  STEPHEN ODOI LARBI SOME 90,000 applicants of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Programme have accepted their placement in all seven modules of the programme across the country. Placed applicants have subsequently submitted their letters of acceptance, paving the way for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to publicly commission them …

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Economic hardship breaking homes – Women’s Organiser

BY KOJO ANSAH THE EASTERN Regional Women’s Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Shirley Naana Ampem, has asserted that the current economic hardship in the country is responsible for many broken homes. According to her, the economic hardship afflicted on Ghanaians by the Akufo-Addo-led government is tearing families apart …

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Govt blows $6.8m to hunt Mahama appointees — Says NDC

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.co.gh THE NATIONAL Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, of spending at least $6.8 million on “private firms to carry out work (audit) that is already being done or has been completed by state …

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NDC race: Your honesty will make you beat them all — Axim chief tells Bagbin

THE ACTING President of the Upper Axim Traditional Council, Nana Kwaw Tendele II, has urged the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, to continue pursuing his dream of becoming President of the Ghana. He said the intent of Bagbin to contest the flag-bearer position of the National …

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Wood World Mission cuts sod for GH¢1.5m voc. & tech. sch complex in K’dua

BY KOJO ANSAH WOOD WORLD Mission, the charity wing of the Power Centre Church, a United Kingdom-based Church, has cut the sod for the construction of a GH¢1.5-million ultra-modern vocational and technical school complex in Koforidua Asokore in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The project is an extension of a basic school already established …

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MCE defies court order, carries out demolition of shops at Lapaz

BY PHILIP ANTOH  |   philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MUNICIPAL Chief Executive Officer (MCE) for Okaikoi North, Nii Boi Laryea, has been accused of ordering the demolition of two shops at Lapaz belonging to one Mr Ben Koomson’s family built in 1988. According to Mr Koomson, not even a High Court judgment, Land Division …

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Obinim convicted: After pleading guilty, fined GH¢4,800 and two others get GH¢ 3,600 each

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FOUNDER and General Overseer of International Godsway Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim, and two of his associate pastors have been convicted to a fine of GH¢12, 000.00 for assaulting two teenagers in public. Bishop Obinim, pastors Kingsley Baah and Solomon Abraham all changed their respective …

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