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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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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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