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Probe into 51.2m judgment debt… Mahama White Paper thrown out as Woyome wins Appeal case

A THREE-MEMBER panel of the Court of Appeal has set aside the adverse findings captured in the Commission of Enquiries’ report on businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome. The panel, chaired by Justice Victor Ofoi, also ordered that the findings, as captured in the government White Paper, should be expunged from …

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Terminate 26-km Kpassa- Tinjase road contract -Nkwanta North DCE appeals to govt

FROM PATRICE SYLVESTER SELORMEY,  KPASSA pselormey2015@gmail.com THE DISTRICT Chief Executive (DCE) of the Nkwanta North District of the Volta Region, Mr Jackson Jakayi, has appealed to the government to, as a matter of urgency, terminate the reshaping, rehabilitation and gravelling of the 26-km stretch of Kpassa-Tinjase road and repackage it …

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EBAN Centre urges Parliament to pass Affirmative Action Bill

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE EBAN Centre for Human Trafficking Studies (ECHTS) has, as the world marked International Women’s Day yesterday, called on the Parliament of Ghana to pass the Affirmative Action Bill. According to the group, to achieve sustainable national development, the ultimate solution lies in the fundamental …

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No reliance on headquarters.. NPP aspirant urges regional branches to raise own funds

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh A FORMER chairman of  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Krowor Constituency, Mr John Manu, who is aspiring for the party’s Greater Accra Regional treasurer position, has suggested that the party’s regional bureaus should raise their own funds instead of being dependent on the national …

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Presidency responds to concerns of vet doctors

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH AFTER SERIES of publications by the DAILY HERITAGE, the Presidency, through the Office of the Chief of Staff, has assured members of the Association of Junior Veterinary Surgeons of the government’s commitment to ensure that their challenges are resolved. A statement signed by the Deputy Chief of …

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You don’t know security related power play better than me – Rawlings to critics

BY JONATHAN ADJEI FORMER PRESIDENT Jerry John Rawlings has slammed critics who sought to downplay his views on the spate of armed robbery incident in the country. The ex-military leader in a tweet fumed:” None of them are in a position to recognise security related power play better than me.” …

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Cut excessive presidential powers – Haruna

BY MOHAMMED AWAL THE MINORITY Leader, Mr Haruna Iddrisu is calling for an amendment to the 1992 Constitution to whittle down the powers vested in the president. Speaking at a ceremony to celebrate 25 years of uninterrupted Parliamentary Democracy under the Fourth Republic, Mr Iddrisu said: “Mr President [Nana Akufo-Addo], this …

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Ghanaians are unpatriotic – Jantuah

BY KOBINA WELSING A MEMBER of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee, Mr Kwame Jantuah has called on Ghanaians to be more patriotic and think Ghana first as the country marks 61 years of Independence. According to him, leaders over the years have failed to ensure that Ghana progresses beyond aid …

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Prez declares war against armed robbers

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com THE PRESIDENT, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described the recent spate of armed robberies in the country as unacceptable and declared that those “miscreants” would no longer have the space to terrorise citizens and generate a sense of insecurity in the country. According to him, he …

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It’s final…Parl’t endorses entrance exams at Ghana School of Law

By: Mohammed Awal PARLIAMENT HAS passed the controversial Legal Profession Regulations Bill 2018 despite strong protest from both the Minority and Majority sides of the House. Before the report of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Subsidiary Legislation Committees was put to a voice vote, the House was thrown …

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