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Western chiefs burn tyres over bad roads, broken promises

FROM EMMANUEL OHENE GYAN, TARKWA NSUAEM CHIEFS AND PEOPLE of Tarkwa Nsuaem and the Wassa Apinto Traditional Area in the Western Region have issued a two-week ultimatum to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government to begin construction of the main Agona-Nkwanta-Tarkwa road. The deplorable road barely a week ago claimed …

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NTC suspends Teacher Licensure Exam, Following a suit by three teacher trainees

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH/                           muntalla.inuah@dailyheritage.com.gh ALL PROCESSES leading to the writing of Teacher Licensure Examination and subsequent issuance of license by the National Teaching Council (NTC) to college trainees for teaching in the country has been put on hold, the NTC has announced. Since the NTC and the Minister of Education, …

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Nungua ice block factory nears completion .Ready for handover within 2 weeks

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH                                                    muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh   THE MINISTRY of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development is expected to take possession of a newly-established iced block factory-cum-fish market at Nungua in the Krowor Municipality of the Greater Accra Region within two weeks. The Korea Overseas Fisheries Association, which is supporting the government of Ghana …

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StarTimes row…Ghana’s DTT not handed over to Chinese firm

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG THE COMMUNICATIONS Ministry has reiterated its position that Ghana’s broadcasting space is not being handed over to Chinese firm StarTimes as is being perceived by some Ghanaians. “The ministry wishes to state emphatically that it has in no way committed to and does not intend to hand over …

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Reject non-performing NDC again in 2020 – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has described as scary the performance of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) whilst in office, urging Ghanaians to reject them in election 2020 and subsequent polls. “The NDC in government after 8 years in office is one that Ghanaians could and should no longer …

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Ursula to face Parliament over StarTimes deal

Parliament is set to wade into the controversial engagement between the Communications ministry and the Chinese firm StarTimes. A member of the Communications Committee of the House and deputy minority chief whip Ibrahim Ahmed has revealed to Starr News that chairman of the Committee Kennedy Agyapong has been tasked to …

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UE/R: Four assemblies caught ‘stealing’ UNICEF funds

Four assemblies in the Upper East region have caused financial loss to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to an amount the agency is yet to reveal but says is “huge put together”. The four accused local government authorities include the Bawku West District, the Pusiga District, the …

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Stop giving StarTimes undue advantage – Omane Boamah

Former Communications minister Dr. Edward Omane Boamaha has waded into the ongoing debate between the Communications ministry and the Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association (GIBA) over the StarTimes deal. In a statement issued and copied to the Dailyheritageonline.com and signed by Dr Omane Boamah urged the ministry to “Immediately ensure mutually beneficial …

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James Town Mantse to establish university, other facilities

 BY PHILIP ANTOH  |  philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE NEWLY-INSTALLED Paramount Chief of Ngleshie Alata of James Town, Obrempong Wetse Kojo II, has promised to embark on a number of development projects, including establishing a university in the community to improve education. In his maiden address to the media on Tuesday, Obrempong Kojo said …

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JB Danquah murder case: Judge angry over ‘delay tactics’ by AG’s Department

 BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   |   muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE ACCRA Central Court Magistrate, Her Worship, Arit Nsemoh, has issued a stern warning to the Attorney General’s (AG’s) Department in the case in which Daniel Asiedu and Vincent Bosso are being held for the death of Abuakwa North Member of Parliament, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu. …

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