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Hidden powers of drinking water

BY OKOENE CHINENYE CYNTHIA ALL LIVING things need water to survive. For instance, the human body is made up of 70% of water. You can help your body by drinking water when you are thirsty and drinking extra water when you exercise and when it is warm out there. Drinking …

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Relieving stress without drugs

BY OKOENE CHINENYE CYNTHIA DRUG ABUSE often stems from misguided attempts to manage stress. Many people turn to alcohol or drugs to unwind and relax after a stressful event, or to cover up painful memories and emotions, but there are healthier ways to keep your stress level in check. You …

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Encroachers destroy rare species of CSIR

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE COUNCIL for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the foremost national science and technology institution in the country, is on the verge of losing its foreign partnership should the government fail to take immediate steps to halt encroachment on CSIR lands. The council, established in …

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CAGD boss going? As Prez scouts for new Accountant General

A SOURCE at the seat of government has hinted that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is currently searching for a new Controller and Accountant General. This follows massive protest from some workers at the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) and some high ranking members of the ruling party over …

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A-Z Preparatory & JHS runs to Akufo-Addo to save future of 20 pupils

THE MANAGEMENT of A-Z Preparatory and Junior High School has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to assist in safeguarding the future of some 20 pupils of the school. According to the distraught management, the results of the pupils, who re-sat the examination  after their papers were withheld and …

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Akpene Diata Hoggar crowned Miss Universe Ghana ’18

AKPENE Diata Hoggar, a model, blogger and entrepreneur was on Saturday, September 15, 2018, crowned winner of the 2018 Miss Universe Ghana contest held at the plush Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, in an atmosphere of pure colour and splendour. Akpene, who is also a Management Information Systems (MIS) graduate, beat …

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Heartless: Blind woman raped, impregnated and left with HIV together with newborn baby

BY ALICE ARYEETEY IMAGINE BEING blind, raped and in the process, got pregnant and after giving birth, you get to know you and your newborn baby have contracted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This is not a tale told in a movie, it is the sad story of a 44-year-old blind …

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Kofi Annan laid to rest

THE MORTAL remains of Ghana’s illustrious son, Busumuru Kofi Annan were laid to rest at the Military Cemetery at Burma Camp today, Thursday, September 13, after a state funeral attended by world leaders. The funeral service held at the Accra International Conference Centre attracted past and present Heads of State, …

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Krowor MP schools 1,304 students at 2nd annual free Pre-SHS classes

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE SECOND Edition of the annual Pre-Senior High School (SHS) extra classes sponsored by the Krowor Constituency Member of Parliament (MP), Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye attracted a total of 1,304 participants, 454 more than the 850 who participated last year. The free one month exercise organised …

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Land guards seize Ashalaja – Residents beg govt for help

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh RESIDENTS OF Atia Farms, a suburb of Ashalaja in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra region have registered a strong protest against some land guards who are terrorising them over what they called “our own lands.” According to the residents, some of whom were …

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