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Stop acting like ‘all-knowing’ .Ayariga to Bawumia

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH FOUNDER AND Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has called on the Vice-President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, to “stop acting as an all-knowing person” and focus on improving the economy of the country. According to him, the Vice-President has moved from a specialist in …

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Minority smears F/Minister .Over Energy Bond

  BY JONATHAN ADJEI THE MINORITY caucus in Parliament has indicated it will soon table a motion for the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, to be summoned before the House over the infamous case of under-subscription of the government’s Energy Bond. At a press conference on Wednesday, the Minority, led …

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NDC cracks deepen .As Ofosu-Ampofo sues Tawiah Boateng over leaked KB Report

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE DIRECTOR of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has sued the party’s Eastern Regional chairman, Mr Bismark Tawiah Boateng, and six others for defamation and libel.  Mr Ofosu-Ampofo, per the writ of summons, is asking the High Court to award him …

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Aisha Huang’s judge goes for cybercrime training

BY MUNTALLA INUSAHmuntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh   CRIMINAL PROCEEDING at the Criminal Division of the Accra High Court, where galamsey suspect Aisha Huang and four others are facing trial has been adjourned to November 22 because the trial judge, Justice Charles Ekow Baidoo, together with other judges, are undergoing training in how to …

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Keta Lagoon allocation may breed conflict – Togbi Sri III

BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD THE AWOAMEFIA of the Anlo state in the Volta Region, Togbi Sri III, has cautioned the government against plans to allegedly demarcate the Ketu Lagoon for prospective investors, a move he describes as “not proper” and one that may bring crisis. “Mr President, information reaching us currently is …

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Take me to court if…    .COCOBOD chair dares EOCO

  BY ROLAND B TAMAKLOE THE IMMEDIATE past board chairman of COCOBOD, Mr Daniel Ohene Agyekum, has dared the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to haul him before court if they are certain that he engaged in any wrongful act. The under-fire former COCOBOD chairman, who seems surprised with …

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MFWA trains 40 citizen journalists on governance

FORTY YOUNG and vibrant community citizens from four Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana have received training on how to actively participate in governance processes at the local level through the effective use of the media and other governance dialogue platforms. The participants included staff of Civil Society Organisations, …

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Our promises weren’t mere campaign talk – Prez Akufo-Addo  

  THE PRESIDENT of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says giving Ghana good governance means his administration had begun to fulfil the pledges made to Ghanaians, in the run up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Akufo-Addo, over the last 11 months, the period of his government’s …

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Accident victims must benefit from NHIS – NRSC

BY PHILIP ANTOH Philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE BOARD Chairman of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Rev. Ismaila Awudu,  has said it is time accident victims rise up and demand from policy makers a quota of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) set aside to support victims of road accidents in the country. …

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Kwabena Agyepong sues Wontumi .Demands GH¢ 400k for defamation

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE SUSPENDED General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, has sued the Ashanti Regional chairman of the party, Mr Bernard Antwi Boasiako, over defamatory comments made against him. Mr Agyepong, in his statement of claim, is asking the High Court in Kumasi …

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