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Govt bans fishing , move meant to replenish depleting stock

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh AS PART of the government’s efforts, through the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission, to replenish the country’s depleting fish stock, fishing is expected to be banned for one month in August 2018. The move, according to the Ministry, is to ensure that …

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Share domestic chores with your husbands – Otiko urges women

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG    GENDER MINISTER Otiko Afisa Djaba has urged young Ghanaian women to share domestic chores with their husbands. In most Ghanaian homes, it is almost obligatory for women to do the cooking and other chores even if they do same or similar corporate jobs with their husbands.  The …

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Tension at CMB lorry station over impending ejection of transport operators, traders

THE IMPENDING ejection of over a thousand transport operators and traders from the Accra CMB Railways Lorry Station by the Railways Corporation and some 13 private land developers  has triggered anger and tension in the area. According to the frustrated transport operators and traders, the corporation and the private land …

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Stop taking Tramadol to drive – Safety advocate tell drivers

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh A ROAD Safety Advocate, Rev Charles Ntim, popularly known as Moses, has advised drivers in Ghana to stop driving under the influence of drugs such as Tramadol with the excuse that it prevents fatigue. Rev Ntim said because the Ghana Police Service had intensified regular alcohol …

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Pregnant prisoner granted bail

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyeritage.com.gh AN EIGHT-MONTH-OLD pregnant woman incarcerated at the Nsawam Prisons has been granted a GH¢ 10, 000.00 bail with one surety under the ‘Justice For All’ programme.   Adjoa Hellen Bimpong has spent three months in custody with her pregnancy after she was arrested and charged with …

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MoE, GES prepare for 2018 free SHS

BY ANTHONY KWAKU AMOAH THE MINISTRY of Education (MoE) and Ghana Education Service (GES) are working hard to ensure that this year’s admissions of children into the government’s Free Senior High School (Free SHS) programme in September are effective, efficient and free from mishaps. At a meeting in Accra recently, …

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LEKMA hosts maiden Zone 2 SHS arts festival

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE GHANA Education Service (GES) through the Greater Accra Regional Education Directorate, in collaboration with the Zone 2 schools cultural festival planning committee, has held the maiden Zone Two Second Cycle Schools Festival of Arts, 2018. The categorisation of the zones came about following the recent …

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Amnesty Intl Ghana sensitises Ghanaians on death penalty

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, Ghana is calling on the three arms of government to immediately initiate steps to abolish death penalty which had gradually become dormant. To this end, Amnesty International Ghana last Saturday June 16, 2018 embarked on a sensitisation exercise at the West Hills Mall in …

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Don’t pay money for bail – Justice Kyei-Baffour to Ghanaians

A JUSTICE of the High Court, Justice Eric Kyei-Baffour, has admonished Ghanaians and litigants never to pay money to any court official concerning the issues of bail. According to the judge, the court registrar, the clerk, and the other court officials are all paid to work and therefore any person …

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Stop looming curse on community – AkyemKwarbengciizens appeal to Okyenhene

A group calling itself AkyemKwarbeng Concerned Citizens  is appealing to the Okyenhene,AmoatiaOforiPanin to immediately intervene to avert a looming curse on the community. According to the group, the gods of the land  would be enraged if processes to the enstoolment of a heir to the vacant AkyemKwarbeng stool is circumvented …

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