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Odorkor prostitution joint must be raided

PROSTITUTION, ONE of the oldest dirty professions has for years thrived in Ghana with young girls rotating from one area to the other. Though the law unambiguously bars prostitution, the trade appears to be growing with even the elite in society patronising the services of these commercial sex workers. Occasionally, …

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Let’s intensify war against water pollution

FROM TIME immemorial, pollution of water bodies has remained a big challenge to public health and supply of potable water. Some water bodies in the country that serve as sources of water for treatment by the Ghana Water Company Limited are being destroyed due to reckless human activities. The Densu …

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Births and Deaths Registry ban on names useless

THE REACTIONS to the DAILY HERITAGE’S publication yesterday under the banner headline ‘BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRY BANS NAMES SUCH AS NANA, NAA, JUNIOR’ should be enough to compel the entity to forgo their policy that seeks to force Ghanaians to name their children according to the dictates of the Registry. …

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A case for mental health patients

IT IS trite knowledge that mental health service in Ghana is very appalling and urgently requires total overhauling. In fact, almost all mental health facilities have major problems that are as old as the institutions themselves. Not long ago, the DAILY HERITAGE carried on its front page the plight of …

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Wasting GH¢ 320,000 CHPS compound unacceptable

YESTERDAY, ACCRA-BASED Citi FM reported that the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Teshie Camp Two in the Greater Accra Region, which was inaugurated in 2016, has been abandoned. According to the report, the residents in the community are yet to benefit from the facility because nobody has …

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The George Weah Story: Inspiring Tale to Change Lives of Underprivileged

The story of George Weah’s rise from poverty and hopelessness to soccer stardom and up to becoming president of Liberia is well documented throughout the world as an inspiration for those at the lower rungs of the ladder to ponder the popular expression that “Wonders shall never end.” Weah’s search …

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I don’t need more Grand Slam titles, but I want them – Serena Williams

SERENA WILLIAMS says  she “absolutely wants” more Grand Slam titles, but does not need them. The 23-time champion, already the most successful player of the Open era, is two Grand Slam titles away from surpassing Margaret Court’s record. Williams, who said she was bedridden for six weeks after giving birth …

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Why can’t the security agencies contain the Fulani herdsmen menace?

IT APPEARS our security services are losing the fight against the lawless and brutish nomadic herdsmen in the country.  Though the security apparatus has set up Operation Cow Leg to flush out the nomadic herdsmen who are wrecking havoc at Agogo in the Ashanti Region, Affram Plains in the Eastern …

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This manhole is 2yrs-old

BY ABIGAIL ASARE RESIDENTS AND drivers who ply their trade on this dilapidated road are appealing to the Roads and Highways Authority to fix this mess which has been there for two years. This manhole can be found in front of Kpogas Furniture building along the Odorkor-Kaneshie highway stretch and …

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Coaching profession takes root in Ghana

ALTHOUGH FAIRLY new, coaching is an extremely fast growing profession around the world. It is now classified among the high earning professions especially in the USA. A PricewaterhouseCoopers study commissioned in 2007 by the International Coach Federation found that part-time coaches averaged annual salaries of $26,000 and full-time coaches were …

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