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Mahama corrupt, easy to beat-Wontumi brags, wants Akufo-Addo, Mahama 2020 bout

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE ASHANTI regional chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi or Governor, has said the NPP will “force” the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to present former President John Mahama as presidential candidate for 2020 because he is …

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‘I will resign if Akufo Addo legalises homosexuality’-Speaker

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has threatened to stage a walkout should the House consider any bill in legalizing same-sex marriage in Ghana. The academician and cleric says homosexuality is against his Christian faith and will not be part of any agenda to legalize same-sex marriage. “If anybody …

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NaBCO is a hoax-NDC youth renew attacks on policy

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh A PRESSURE group affiliated to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Young Professionals (YP), has commended the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration led by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for implementing the free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The group has, however, condemned the lack of …

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Former DCE laid to rest

TENS OF thousands of mourners converged at the Junior High School ‘A’ park in Nkwanta, the Municipal capital of Nkwanta South, to pay their last respects to the departed former District Chief Executive (DCE) of the assembly in the John Kufuor administration, Mr Samuel Kofi Blagodzi.   He was airlifted …

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NaBCO hit with major challenge

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH BARELY TWO weeks after its launch, the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO) programme has been hit with some setbacks. The programme, which aims at reducing graduate unemployment in the country, allows applicants to submit their applications online. However, applicants have been frustrated by their inability to complete the …

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Massive salary cuts hit MMT after MD’s suspension

A MASSIVE salary-cut exercise is currently going on at the troubled state-run transport company, Metro Mass Transit Limited, documents intercepted by ‘Starr News’ indicate. The austerity measure is being led by the newly appointed acting Managing Director of the firm, Albert Adu Boahen, who has been with the firm for …

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Ghana, India natural partners for 1D1F – Vice President Bawumia

VICE PRESIDENT Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has called on prospective investors, particularly those from India, to take advantage of the increasingly business-friendly environment being created by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo government to set up businesses in Ghana. Vice President Bawumia has also assured the investor community of adequate protection and …

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515 officers to facilitate intelligence gathering on criminals

A TOTAL of five hundred and fifteen trained community protection personnel, under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), have passed out and deployed to various electoral areas in the Eastern Region. The beneficiaries were among 1,314 personnel trained and passed out in five centres across the country, namely Pwalugu, Kumasi, Tesano, Ho and Koforidua …

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Don’t misapply funds for NaBCO – Berekusohene urges govt officials

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHIEF of Berekuso, Odeefo Oteng Korankye II, has urged government officials to ensure that monies meant for the newly introduced Nations Builders Corps (NaBCO) are not misapplied. Citing an example, the chief said grants meant to help farmers were used by certain government officials to …

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Afenyo-Markin fires Amnesty Intl over alleged blatant human rights abuses at UEW

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Effutu in the Central Region, where the main campus of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is situated, Mr Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has rubbished claims by Amnesty International, Ghana that there were human rights abuses at the University. According to the …

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