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Free SHS is ‘Jihad’ for Northerners — NPP

BY ELIASU TANKO THE RULING New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region has pleaded with former President John Mahama to desist from making further disparaging comments about the free Senior High School (SHS) policy, saying northerners cherished the policy and will launch ‘Jihad’ against anyone seeking to destroy it. …

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Mahama, Bawumia descend into gutter over incompetent tag

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |   muntalla.inusah@heritage.com.gh FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has descended into the gutters and called the bluff of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia over the popular ‘incompetent’ tag put on him by the VEEP. According to Mr Mahama, the Vice President “still lacks the presence of mind …

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Govt has run out of ideas on the economy-Adongo

BY PHILIP ANTOH  |   philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh AN ASPIRING Deputy Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Jacob Adongo Atule, has successfully gone through vetting process to contest for the post. Mr Adongo, who is visually impaired, and who proved everyone wrong by passing the vetting process, said he was …

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I need lands for devt projects — Krowor MP appeals to Nungua traditional leaders

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for the Krowor Constituency (Nungua), Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has appealed to the traditional leaders within the newly-created Krowor Municipality to make lands available for development projects. According to Mrs Quaye, who is also the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture …

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Govt clears GH¢35m arrears of trainee nurses’ allowances

BY STEPHEN ODOI LARBI THE GOVERNMENT has released an amount of GH¢35 million to pay the arrears owed trainee nurses across the country, according to the Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Pius Enam Hadzide. This comes on the back of mounting pressure on the Ministry of Health to pay arrears of …

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GH¢15.2m GSA Training Sch leaks just 2yrs after use, State to cough money again for repairs

BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL A CORRUPTION Watch (CW) investigation has found that the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) Training School which was constructed at a cost of GHc 15.2 million has developed leaks and defects just two years after being handed over the GSA, raising concerns about value for money. CW …

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Economic hardship breaking homes – Women’s Organiser

BY KOJO ANSAH THE EASTERN Regional Women’s Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Shirley Naana Ampem, has asserted that the current economic hardship in the country is responsible for many broken homes. According to her, the economic hardship afflicted on Ghanaians by the Akufo-Addo-led government is tearing families apart …

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Govt blows $6.8m to hunt Mahama appointees — Says NDC

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.co.gh THE NATIONAL Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, of spending at least $6.8 million on “private firms to carry out work (audit) that is already being done or has been completed by state …

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MCE defies court order, carries out demolition of shops at Lapaz

BY PHILIP ANTOH  |   philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE MUNICIPAL Chief Executive Officer (MCE) for Okaikoi North, Nii Boi Laryea, has been accused of ordering the demolition of two shops at Lapaz belonging to one Mr Ben Koomson’s family built in 1988. According to Mr Koomson, not even a High Court judgment, Land Division …

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Obinim convicted: After pleading guilty, fined GH¢4,800 and two others get GH¢ 3,600 each

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FOUNDER and General Overseer of International Godsway Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim, and two of his associate pastors have been convicted to a fine of GH¢12, 000.00 for assaulting two teenagers in public. Bishop Obinim, pastors Kingsley Baah and Solomon Abraham all changed their respective …

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