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Govt to demolish 434 structures at Agbobloshie, 1,118 residents affected, Amnesty Intl criticizes move

BY PHILIP ANTOH  |   philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE DAILY HERITAGE has chanced upon a letter written by Amnesty International, Ghana to the Minister of Railways Development, Mr Joe Ghartey to immediately halt an impending demolition of some 434 structures at Agbobloshie, near the Accra Brewery. The impending eviction exercise sanctioned by the …

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Labadi Beach Hotel hosts Miss Universe Saturday, Sept 15

After weeks of grills and drills from the scouting judges; exciting mini contests and painful evictions, the crowning moment for Miss Universe Ghana 2018 is set for Saturday, September 15, at what promises to be a swanky event slated for the five-star Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra. Ten lucky and …

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Don’t contest 2020 polls – Nunoo Mensah advises Mahama

BY EMMANUEL OHENE GYAN CHIEF of Defence Staff during the Rawlings Administration and National Security Coordinator under President John Evans Atta Mills, Brigadier General Nunoo Mensah, is adding his voice to that of the President of the African University College of Communications, Mr Kojo Yankah, who advised former President John …

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There’s hardship in Ghana – Gabby

INFLUENTIAL MEMBER of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, has observed that there is hardship in Ghana, but there is also a clear sense of direction at fixing it by the NPP government. The comment comes in the wake of the looming large scale unemployment following the …

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Fallout from South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup: Derek Boateng sues John Paintsil

• Over $20,000 borrowed money  BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh FORMER GHANA international midfielder, Derek Boateng, and his friend, also an ex-Black Star defender, John Pantsil, are at each other’s throat following a suit commenced against Pantsil for a refund of $20, 000 he allegedly borrowed during Ghana’s participation in …

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Respect teachers — GNAT tells govt

NEWS DESK REPORT GHANA NATIONAL Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on the government to proceed with caution by consulting stakeholders in education before the roll-out of the double-track semester system being proposed for the running of  senior high schools. Deputy Greater Accra Regional Secretary of GNAT, Mr Felix Owusu …

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Politicians can unite – Methodist Bishop

BY DORIS ESHUN THE PRESIDING Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Most Rev. Titus Awotwi Pratt, has advised politicians to live in harmony, despite their political differences. According to him, politicians in Ghana can remain united and at the same time discharge their duties without acrimony. ‘’You can still …

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Amissah-Arthur was a quintessential gentleman — Govt

BY MOHAMMED AWAL THE GOVERNMENT has described the late former vice president Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur as a “quintessential gentleman” in the “tempestuous waters of Ghana’s adversarial politics.” In a glowing tribute read by the current Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on behalf of the government at the state burial of the …

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Payroll audit in C/R: Fake certificates uncovered

As Civil servants receive salaries and promotions through dubious means  BY NEWS DESK REPORT THE EFFORTS of the Auditor General’s Department in the exercise to clean up the country’s public payroll has revealed widespread use of fake certificates by public workers. The Auditor General’s Department and the Office of the …

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Review sanctions against OMCs — COPEC to NPA

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE CHAMBER of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), Ghana  has called on the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to review sanctions regime meted out to petroleum companies which flout the laws of the authority. Though they commended the NPA for its recent action against some Oil Marketing Companies (OMC), the …

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