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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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Sanitation key in any city .Says Akufo-Addo, as he tours Accra Compost & Recycling Plant

THE PRESIDENT of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed satisfaction with the operations of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, at Adjen Kotoku, explaining that the plant is helping in bringing to bare an efficient, modern model of sanitation disposal. On a visit to the plant, on Friday, …

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Akyem Maase Methodist JHS shut down .After attack on teacher

BY KOJO ANSAH THE AKYEM Maase Methodist Junior High School (JHS) in the East Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region has been closed down temporarily following an attack on one of the teachers. The teacher, Patrick Brako, was attacked in the staff common room by his assailant identified as Kwasi …

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Men of God converge in K’dua for 2017 Ephpatha convention

BY KOJO ANSAH SOME MEN of God in Ghana and others from abroad have started trooping in to Koforidua, the Eastern regional capital, for the 2017 Ephpatha, an annual interdenominational programme hosted by Prophet Albert Asihene Arjarquah, founder of PAAM Ministry. This year’s programme started on Monday November 6, 2017 …

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Stop acting like ‘all-knowing’ .Ayariga to Bawumia

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH FOUNDER AND Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has called on the Vice-President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, to “stop acting as an all-knowing person” and focus on improving the economy of the country. According to him, the Vice-President has moved from a specialist in …

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Fallout from Minority’s attacks on Energy Bond… Don’t drive away investors .Fidelity Bank tells critics

  ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI FIDELITY BANK Ghana, technical advisors to the government on the controversial Energy Bond, has expressed its dissatisfaction about some reports on the Bond. According to the bank, though they were not able to achieve their target of GH¢ 6 billion, the programme had been successful. They, …

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Our educational system too weak to detect dyslexia

NANA ANSAH Kwao IV, the chief of Akwamu Adumasa, in an interview on ‘Starr Chat’ hosted on Starr FM by Bola Ray, made a startling revelation which exposes the weaknesses in Ghana’s educational system. According to the chief, he was sacked from different schools because he had dyslexia, a condition …

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Better late than never… Man, 78, marries 75-yr-old woman

  AKORABO, a community near Suhum in the Eastern Region, was thrown into a state of excitement and merriment when a 78-year-old man defied all odds to marry another septuagenarian, a 75-year-old woman, Madam Agnes Doe. The marriage ceremony between Mr Emmanuel Narh, 78, and his darling Agnes, 75, was …

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Hogbetsotso festival ends in grand style

PHOTOS AND STORY BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD LAST SATURDAY, the chiefs and people of Anlo in the Volta Region celebrated one of the beautiful festivals in Ghana, the ‘Hogbetsotso Festival’(pronounced Hogbechocho) . Celebrated on the first Saturday of the month of November every year, the festival is used by the Anlos …

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Wrestling legend sleeps with 10,000 women

AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL wrestling legend “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair claims he slept with over 10,000 women and drank 10 beers and five cocktails a day for over 20 years, a new documentary reveals. Director Rory Karpf, in a documentary, followed the career of Flair, 68, and revealed the lifestyle of …

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