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@June 4th celebration Forgive us – Anita De Sosoo begs Rawlings

A NATIONAL Vice Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anita De Sooso, was on her knees yesterday pleading with the party’s founder, former President Jerry John Rawlings, to forgive the sins of the party. President Rawlings’ grip on the NDC began chipping away in the aftermath of his presidency …

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Sacked for being pregnant… F/Service ‘ignores’ court order as dismissed personnel still wallow in poverty

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE TWO female staff members of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), who were dismissed for getting pregnant in the first three years of their employment, are still fighting their reinstatement almost two months after the Human Rights Court in Accra ordered for their reinstatement. On April …

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Balancing your demands with govt’s plans not easy – Bawumia

BY WILBERFORCE ASARE VICE PRESIDENT Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says striking a balance between the daily needs of the population as against the long-term investment of national resources is a difficult task that the government has to undertake. Delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Africa Sovereign Wealth Funds Summit, an event, …

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NDC wasted $150m on Subah &Afriwave -Says Communications Minister but NDC MPs disagree

BY STEPHEN ODOI LARBI THE MINISTER for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that Ghana, under the management of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), wasted a whopping amount of over US$ 150 million on a contract awarded to Subah Infosolutions and Afriwave Ghana Limited to monitor local and international calls. …

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More revelations in Afoko murder trial as Forensic Toxicologist of Ghana Standards Authority gives evidence

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH THE FORENSIC Toxichologist/Chemist of the Ghana Standards Authority, Mr Peter Quartey Papafio, has told the High Court in Accra that the alleged substance which was poured on the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, was a killer substance. According to him, …

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NDC fights NIA over exclusion of Voters ID in registration

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FUNCTIONAL Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling on the National Identification Authority (NIA) to include voters ID cards to the list of documents required for the registration for the new Ghana card. The NIA has indicated that per the Act …

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‘Thank you Mr President’ health walk hits Nungua

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for the Krowor Constituency, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, led the company of over one thousand constituents to stage a massive health walk dubbed ‘Thank You My President Health Walk.’ The aim of the exercise, aside thanking the President Nana Addo Dankwa …

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Rawlings apologises for ‘insulting’ Kufuor, Mahama

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh FORMER PRESIDENT Jerry John Rawlings has apologised to fellow former heads of State, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama, for insulting them and ostensibly calling them corrupt. Mr Rawlings made the insulting remarks when he met with a delegation from the Mepe Traditional Area of …

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9th witness in Afoko’s trial to testify today

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE PROSECUTION in the murder trial of Gregory Afoko is expected to call its 9th of the 15 witnesses in the case in which Mr Afoko is being held for the death of Upper East Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama. When …

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Botchwey, Newman to address June 4 lecture

FORMER FINANCE Minister, Prof. Kwesi Botchwey, and the Executive Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Professor Newman K. Kusi, will headline the second edition of the Revolutionary Lecture Series on Thursday May 31, 2018 as part of activities marking the 39th anniversary of the June 4th uprising. Organised under …

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