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4 prospective police recruits arrested

FOUR PROSPECTIVE Police recruits undergoing screening at the Koforidua Police Training Centre at the Jubilee Park in the Eastern Region have been arrested for presenting forged documents. Three of the suspects were arrested on Thursday (yesterday) while one was arrested on Wednesday. Hundreds of youth, since Monday, have been undergoing screening …

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Cylinder re-circulation: NPA to recall all cylinders

THE NATIONAL Petroleum Authority (NPA) will be recalling all cylinders in the country as part of the Cylinder Re-circulation Model. At the Cabinet meeting on October 12, 2017, the President of the Republic, on the advice of Cabinet, directed that henceforth the Cylinder Recirculation Model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) …

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AROCHA predicts water crisis in Ghana

AN INTERNATIONAL environmental stewardship organisation’s subsidiary in Ghana , AROCHA, Ghana, working in conservation, environmental education and sustainable agriculture, has predicted severe water crisis in the country if the government goes ahead to mine bauxite in the Atiwa Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region. The Atiwa Forest Reserve is the …

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Deputy Speaker’s Comments on RTI Bill Very Unfortunate, Misleading – MFWA

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has read with dismay comments attributed to the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei Owusu, suggesting that Parliament does not consider the Right to Information (RTI) Bill as a priority. We are even more saddened and amazed by the Deputy Speaker’s view …

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WilDaf opposes bauxite mining in Atiwa Forest

WOMEN IN Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) has added its voice to calls on the government to rescind its decision to mine bauxite in the Atiwa Forest Reserve            . The Atiwa Forest Reserve is one of the internationally recognised critical ecosystems. The Atiwa Forest Reserve is also the source of …

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Chief donates to the aged

THE CHIEF for Antwere Gonno Divisional Area within the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, in collaboration with the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), has donated assorted items to the aged in the area. The annual event organised by the chief and PIWC was aimed at celebrating the aged …

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Embassy of Israel marks Int’l Holocaust Day

THE PRESIDING Archbishop and General Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams, has charged the international community and all humanity to ensure that the atrocities committed against the Jews during the Second World War by the German Nazis (Holocaust) are not repeated. Speaking at this year’s …

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Akwaaba Hotels wasteful to the tourism sector – IMANI

POLICY THINK-TANK, IMANI Ghana, has expressed reservations about a new project the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is planning to undertake. The sector minister, Catherine Afeku, at an interaction with the press on  January 29, 2018 hinted that her ministry would be building hotels to provide affordable accommodation to …

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Demo over hike in fuel prices looms

THE CHAMBER of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has warned that it would hit the streets to demonstrate against the government should it announce an increase in the prices of fuel. Mr Duncan Amoah, Executive Member of COPEC, who issued the threat in an interview with the DAILY HERITAGE, said the group …

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GIS exposes recruitment scam

THE GHANA Immigration Service (GIS) has described as a scam a recruitment exercise currently being undertaken by some unscrupulous individuals who claim to be representatives of the GIS. In a statement signed by Supt. Michael Amoako-Attah, Head of Public Affairs, the GIS, said “the attention of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) …

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