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Fake cables are cheap but can burn your house

IT HAS become necessary for the government, through the Ghana Standard Authority (GSA), to halt the huge importation of sub-standard or fake electrical cables into the country. Some of the obvious features of fake electrical cables are sub-standard insulation, reduced insulation thickness, reduced diameter of copper conductor, shorter length per …

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Ending sex trafficking in Ghana

BY EBAN CENTRE FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING STUDIES   SEX TRAFFICKING is a type of violence perpetrated on women that takes place in diverse settings and usually involves many different actors. It is an aspect of human trafficking that is becoming pandemic in society and possibly, the fastest growing human rights …

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Let’s stop polluting our rivers

FRIENDS OF Rivers and Water Bodies not long ago warned that Ghana may be forced to import water from other countries if nation wreckers are not stopped from polluting our water bodies, particularly, in the hinterlands. According to the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), from their research findings, almost all our water …

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‘Killing’ abuse cases must seize

The DAILY HERITAGE has on countless occasions exposed miscreants and social misfits who are in the habit of abusing minors and defiling girls in villages. Not long ago, a school girl was raped mercilessly in a village near Mamfe-Akuapem by a popular drinking spot operator. The man after the evil …

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Students must take advantage of extension of WASSCE date

EDUCATIONISTS HAVE always maintained that Senior High School (SHS) is a very critical stage in the life of students because it determines the future academic path of wards who are enrolled into SHS. This is because the requirement for most lucrative jobs is tertiary level of education which is reliant …

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Why the number of Basic School subjects should be reduced

AT THE basic level of education, one issue that comes up strongly is the Intelligence Quotient level of pupils and their attention span during instructional hours. From class one to the final year of Junior High School (JHS) education, many of the pupils are below 15 years. The exceptions are …

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Exploitation in prayer camps must stop

THE ABUSE of Ghana’s known status as a religious and secular state by some quack men of God appears to be getting out of hands and ought to be tackled frontally by our religious bodies. Day in, day out, prayer camps and new churches spring up to provide salvation to …

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The other side of contraceptive

SEX AMONG teenagers has regrettably become inevitable, particularly, in second cycle and tertiary institutions due to several factors not excluding peer pressure. While religion is playing a key role to complement advocacy to ensure abstinence, social pressure is pushing our teenagers into very dangerous life habits. These days, it is …

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Ghana football league in disarray once again

By Nana Bram….. ONCE AGAIN, the news coming from football circles is not so pleasant. The premier league in Ghana has been slapped with injunction, thereby putting the start of the 2017/2018 league in complete disarray. Leagues To start with, one wonders why a league, like all other leagues elsewhere …

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Only God understands Ebony’s calling

PRISCILLA OPOKU-KWARTENG with stage name Ebony Reigns, born on February 16, 1997, met her untimely death last Thursday evening in a gory accident on the Kumasi-Sunyani road. The celebrated artist met her calling while returning to Accra after visiting the mother in Sunyani. She was accompanied by three others-driver, a …

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