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College of Nurses &Midwives admits students

THE GHANA College of Nurses & Midwives has held it second Annual General Meeting (AGM) and seminar to deliberate on its vision and mission to improve higher professional education. The college also used the occasion to award diploma certificates to the first batch of the Paediatric Associate Members who had …

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NGO sets up nurseries at galamsey sites

PARTNERS OF Nature Africa (PONA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the area of afforestation, rejuvenation of galamsey sites and poverty reduction, has set up three new nurseries at Appiahkrom in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region to boost its rejuvenation projects. According to Forster Amofah, Director of Operations …

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Make ‘Citizens’ Budget’ accessible to visually impaired – YBF

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh  THE EXECUTIVE Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), Mr Seth Oteng, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and the Central Government to make accessible their Composite and National Budgets to visually-impaired citizens to enhance the inclusion of persons with disabilities in governance at both …

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Nungua Traditional Area to get Education Fund

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE GBORBU Wulomo of Nungua Traditional Area, Wor-Lumo Kono Borketey Lawerh Tsuru, has revealed that plans are far advanced to partner the Ada Traditional Council to set up the first Ga-Damgme Education Fund. Wor-Lumo Tsuru said the Fund would help the vulnerable in society and also help …

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Recurrent gas explosions: Ghana, where did we go wrong?

BY RAPHAEL KUMAH ABOLASOM AS IF the happenings of June 3 were centuries ago, here was yet another sad day for mother Ghana. Some parents never returned home from their usual routines, breadwinners never came back home to put food on the table for their families, loved ones never responded …

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Bamboi NPP executive stops DCE from opening market

BY ELIASU TANKO  THE DISTRICT Chief Executive for Bole Bamboi in the Northern Region, Veronica Alele Herming, was prevented from opening a market facility for residents of Bamboi by local executive of the ruling New Patriotic Party, over accusation that she came to perform an official task in the area …

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Don’t fight corruption now  .Aning to Akufo-Addo

BY KWADWO ANIM THE DIRECTOR, Faculty of Academic Affairs & Research, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPC), Dr Kwesi Aning, has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo not to take up the fight against corruption now. According to the security expert, it will be wrong for the President to combine …

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Atomic explosion: Cabinet’s directives unconstitutional – Ayariga

BY MOHAMMED AWAL  A FORMER Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Mahama Ayariga, has challenged Cabinet’s directive ordering the immediate cessation of the construction of new gas and fuel stations across the country. The new directive is unconstitutional “until further notice” as the government rolls out safety and regulatory measures to …

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List: Gas stations in public places More explosions imminent

BY PHILIP ANTOH  philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE COMMITTEE set up by the government to implement Cabinet’s tough decisions to avert, in future, the horrendous gas explosions like the one which occurred at the Atomic Junction in Accra last week and claimed seven lives and injured 132, is expected to hit the ground running …

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Creation of three regions up North: Gov’t must eschew ethnic and tribal considerations  

BY KONKOMBA YOUTH ASSOCIATION (KOYA) – USA  THE NORTHERN Region is the largest in Ghana with a total landmass of about 70,384 Km2 but unfortunately one of the least developed. Among the key reasons responsible for the underdevelopment of the region is the difficulty the regional capital (Tamale) has faced in …

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