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Don’t pay increased fares – GPRTU to passengers

BY STEPHEN ODOI LARBI THE GHANA Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) is urging the public not to succumb to any upward adjustment of lorry fares since they have not sanctioned that. Throughout last week, it was reported that transport fares had been increased as …

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UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth visits Agbogbloshie

AS PART of efforts to develop the youth in Ghana, the United Nations (UN) General Secretary’s Envoy on Youth, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake has engaged the youth to solicit their views on their needs. During a one-day tour to engage the youth at the Agbobloshie market, Ms Wickramanayake had the privilege …

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Astroturf not a priority to Zongos-Zongo chiefs

By: Kojo Ansah ZONGO CHIEFS in Ghana have appealed to the National House of Chiefs to consider the inclusion of representatives of Zongo Chiefs into Regional and National House of Chiefs. The Paramount Chief and Leader of all Zongo Chiefs in Ghana, Maimartaba Sarkin Zongo Sultan Alhaji Omar Farouk Saeed believes …

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Pupils carry bamboo to school to renovate classroom

PUPILS OF Abertima D/A Primary School in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region have been asked to bring bamboo and palm fronds to school to renovate the collapsing bamboo-made classrooms. Announcing to the pupils at Assembly when the DAILY HERITAGE visited the school, a teacher said, “class 3 …

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GPRTU advises its members to remain calm

THE GHANA Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has advised its members to remain calm for the Joint Transport Fares Review Committee to complete its work on the fuel increases and other components. It said the Committee, which is comprised of the GPRTU, the Ghana Road Coordinating Council, Ministry of Transport …

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Starr Woman Dream Edition Apt – Business Devt Minister

THE BUSINESS Development Minister, Mr Mohammed Awal, has expressed the government’s unflinching support for the Starr Woman Dream Edition project, describing it as apt. The project seeks to empower women entrepreneurs with disability to defy the odds and become successful at running business. Also, it aims at promoting awareness of …

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Thumbay group to build Medical Uni, Hospital in Ghana

By: Kent Mensah THE THUMBAY Group, a United Arab Emirates – based diversified international business conglomerate, has reached a deal with the government to establish a Gulf Medical University and Teaching Hospital in Accra. The facility is estimated to cost about $500 million in phases and will employ about 3,000 …

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NASTY: Students share dining hall with goats at Klo-Agogo SHS

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH, KLO-AGOGO muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh STUDENTS OF Klo-Agogo Senior High School (SHS) in the Yilo Krobo District of the Eastern Region share the school’s shameful dining hall with animals. The dining hall, which shares the same space with a classroom, is most of the time littered with faeces of stray …

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E/R: 18 suspected prostitutes busted

By: Kojo Ansah THE EASTERN Regional Police Command has arrested 18 suspected prostitutes in the New Juaben Municipality. Confirming the arrest to the DAILY HERITAGE, the Public Relations Officer of the Regional Police Command, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh said the suspects were arrested at about 1:30 am last Wednesday dawn by …

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We’ll leak your sex tapes if…-Akro SECTEC students warn teachers

SOME FEMALE students, who were forced into dating their teachers and suffered various forms of sexual assaults at Akro Senior High School in Odumase Krobo of the Eastern Region, have threatened to leak sex videos of their teachers should the teachers dare to intimidate them for telling the truth. Students of …

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