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Accra Psychiatric Hosp. to be demolished: Two extra 50-bed facilities across country

BY PHILIP ANTOH   |    philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mental Health Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei, has revealed that plans are underway to demolish the Accra Psychiatric Hospital for a new ultra-modern facility. According to Dr Osei, the current living conditions of patients at the facility were below …

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Dismissal sparks more chaos at KNUST as UTAG, GAUA declare strike

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG THE KWAME Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of the University Teachers Association (UTAG) has declared an indefinite strike following the dissolution of the University’s Governing Council. The industrial action was taken after a crunch meeting by the lecturers on campus on Friday, October 26, 2018. …

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7,000 firefighters demand rent allowance

BY PHILIP ANTOH | philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com,g ABOUT 7,000 personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service across the country are asking the government to release their rent allowance, which is in arrears for the past six months. The personnel said they had used their pocket monies and loans to rent rooms and …

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Support us walk again.Amputees appeal for help to raise GH¢30, 000 for prosthetic legs

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH |muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE FOUNDER of ‘The Feet of Grace Foundation,’ a non-governmental organisation (NGO) aimed at seeking support for amputees), Dr Irene Titilola Olumese, is appealing to civil society groups, corporate bodies and philanthropists to support the foundation raise GH¢30,000 to providing prosthetic legs for amputees to enable …

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Ghana loses GH¢102m to tax evasion.As company involved in tax, duty evasion folds up

BY FRANCISCA EMEFA ENCHILL CORRUPTION WATCH (CW) investigations have uncovered that the government has virtually lost a whopping GHc102, 997,447.60 in unpaid taxes as Market Direct Limited, the company that failed to pay the amount, has folded up and its assets liquidated by a receiver, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited. The tax …

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James Town stool not vacant- Stool father

BY PHILIP ANTOH THE STOOL father of the Neglishie Alata Paramountcy, Nii Appiah V has told chiefs and elders of James Town that the stool is not vacant and that the installation of Obrempong Wetse Kojo II was lawful and legitimate. Nii Appiah made this statement in respond to media …

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Let’s not lose our identity to foreign culture — 2018 RTP best local language newscaster urges Ghanaians

BY NANA KWABENA AGYARE The 2018 RTP local newscaster of the year, Bonohene Baffour Awuah has urged Ghanaians not to forget who they are and what distinguishes them from other people, “that is our language.” Mr Awuah revealed that he would start a nationwide tour of various schools to help …

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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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