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Special Prosecutor office “almost hopeless” – Amidu

BY KOBINA WELSING THE SPECIAL Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has stated that his office finds itself in an almost hopeless situation a year after it was established by President Nana Akufo-Addo. According to Mr. Amidu, the office of the Special Prosecutor one year after its establishment has only a small three bed …

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GIJ, AUCC, others face-off in 2018 Newsroom contest

THE 2018 edition of the annual Newsroom competition between communication and journalism schools in Ghana kick-starts today Monday, November 12, 2018. Schools competing in this year’s edition include Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), African University College of Communications (AUCC), Wisconsin International University College (WIUC), Islamic University College (IUC) and Jayee …

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2019 budget: Cut down many projects to avert economic instability — IFS cautions govt

RENOWNED ECONOMIC Think Tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), has cautioned the government to urgently re-examine its many programmes and policies and prune them down to avert economic instability. According to the IFS, though the government has recognised the need for broad-based economic growth as a means to tackle …

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Presiding Members fight govt.Over motorbikes

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CONFERENCE of Presiding Members is up in arms against the government over delays in supplying them motorbikes. The Conference has, thus, resolved, through the National Association of Local Government of Ghana (NALAG) to issue a November 30, 2018 deadline to the government to supply …

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Justice at last…Doctor wrongfully dismissed in 2012, tagged with mental illness reinstated

BY EDWARD ADETI DR FRANCIS Ibrahim-Betonsi, a medical practitioner who was wrongfully dismissed from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in 2012, has been reinstated and promoted to the rank of a medical officer. The GHS Director General, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has directed the Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, …

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Cooperate with us and let’s reopen KNUST – Oppong Nkrumah

THE MINISTER for Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has revealed that the government remains committed to have the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology re-opened on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The school was shut down after the outbreak of violence and destruction of property following the students’ demonstration of October …

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2023 AAG is an opportunity to get more sporting amenities- GOC

PRESIDENT OF the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah believes hosting the 2023 All Africa Games is an opportunity for the country to put up more sports facilities. According to Nunoo Mensah, bidding to host 2023 All African Games had not been easy after making a final presentation …

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Ghana, Togo commission for cooperation

PRESIDENT Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana and Togo stand ready to support and promote all efforts aimed at ensuring the success of the management of Noepe-Akanu joint border post, and to strengthen the bonds of friendship and co-operation between Ghana and Togo. At the official hand-over ceremony of the …

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Prampram chieftaincy crisis: Ruling set for Nov 7

THE GREATER Accra Regional House of Chiefs (GARHC) will on November 7 give its ruling on who is the rightful heir to the Prampram Paramount stool. The matter, which was brought before the GARHC, was necessitated by moves by some people to install a successor to the late Nene Tetteh …

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Accra Psychiatric Hosp. to be demolished: Two extra 50-bed facilities across country

BY PHILIP ANTOH   |    philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mental Health Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei, has revealed that plans are underway to demolish the Accra Psychiatric Hospital for a new ultra-modern facility. According to Dr Osei, the current living conditions of patients at the facility were below …

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