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NANA YAW OSEI THERE IS a political union known as pan-Africanism. I struggle to fathom why Africans waited after colonisation of Africa and the introduction of obnoxious Trans-Atlantic slave trade before realising their identity as Africans. The Organisation of African Unity sat down and watched as Iddi Amin Dada killed …

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Akwamu Traditional Council declares support for Akufo-Addo

NANA ASARE Akowua, Krontihene of the Akwamu Traditional Area, on behalf of the Akwamu Traditional Council, has declared the “unflinching and unalloyed support” of the Akwamu Kingdom to the 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. This declaration of support by the Akwamu Traditional Council, …

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Founder’s Day not a day to sleep — Prof. Opoku

Dr Kwame Nkrumah

By Muntalla Inusah  |  muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHAIRMAN of the Kwabena Nketia Centre for African Studies, Prof. Kofi Asare Opoku is advocating for a national event towards honouring the heroes who fought for Ghana’s independence during the Founder’s Day celebration. According to him, “Founder’s Day is not a day to sleep” …

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2016 Polls: lecturer raises alarm

By Hajia Asana Gordon  |  Elmina  A SENIOR lecturer at the Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana, Dr. Seidu Alidu has predicted that tension in this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections would be high as compared to previous elections. According to him, as the country prepares for the …

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Release of Montie trio: Council of State did a good job — Nana Kodua Kesse II

By Kojo Ansah | A MEMBER of the Council of State has defended strongly the significance of the existence of the Council of State in the governance system of the country. Nana Kodua Kesse II says the Council is very crucial and relevant to the governance of the country, hence, strongly …

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Montie 3 released from jail

A few hours after being set free from the Akuse Prison in the Eastern Region on Friday morning, the Montie trio were given a rousing welcome at the Latebiokorshie office of Montie FM where they declared to continue to “open fire” but “never again”, to go wayward. Rather, they urged …

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Election 2016: Police to use pepper spray at all polling stations

By Kojo Ansah | SECURITY OFFICERS who will be deployed to the polling stations in the 2016 general election will all wield pepper spray while others deployed in areas identified as flash points will be armed. Information available to the DAILY HERITAGE online indicates that, the Inspector General of Police after …

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Afoko to appeal judgement, urges supporters to keep calm after being kicked out of court

Mr Paul Afoko

By Muntalla Inusah | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh An Accra Human Rights Court Judge, Justice Anthony Yeboah prior to affirming the suspension of New Patriotic Party (NPP) national chairman, Mr. Paul Awentomi Afoko said “My mobile phone has been off since Friday.” The basis of his statement according to him, was that he was …

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Clergy must hold politicians accountable – Prof. Adei

THE CLERGY has been told to show profound interest in political administration of the country as part of their core responsibilities of safeguarding creation and national resources by holding politicians to account for their stewardship. “The priests must be informed of the real economic and political issues, they must talk …

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Disabled composes peace song for election 2016

  Isaac Wadi may not be a well-known person in Ghana but to those who know him, he is one of the greatest talents the nation has in the field of music. The 32-year-old Person with Disability (PWD), also known as Eyo, believes music is one of the best means …

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