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Nurses, doctors do not manufacture beds

BY ABDUL-JALIL ABDULAI   ONCE AGAIN Ghana woke up to a sad news of the passing on of a 70-year-old Ghanaian after an inability to admit him in seven hospitals in Accra for reason of “no bed”. This is indeed an unfortunate occurrence hence I extend my condolence to the …

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Editorial Govt must speed up roadmap to lift ban on small- scale mining

THE PRESIDENT, Nana AddoDankwa Akufo-Addo has said a roadmap would soon be announced by his government to lift the ban placed on small-scale mining in the country. According to the President, the ban enforced a year ago was a temporary measure to deal with illegal mining, popularly known as ‘galamsey’, …

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All must be sanitation ambassadors

FOR THOSE who have been victims of the dirty nature of some parts of Accra, a call by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on all to play a role in making Accra a clean city would be very welcome.   Due to uncultured habits, some parts of the capital get …

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I wrote three times about goings-on in the GFA but to no avail

BY NANA BRAM OKAI II IT SEEMS members of the erstwhile Ghana Football Association (GFA) are deaf and dumb; they see nothing and they hear nothing; they only listen to their egos. But our elders say that if a child fails to listen to advice he gets his fingers burnt …

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Employees must report employers who don’t pay pension contributions

FOR FEAR of being made out and victimised in work places, some Ghanaian workers remain silent when they are being cheated by their employers. Series of stories published by the DAILY HERITAGE on abuses in work places revealed how some employers fleeced their workers by not only paying them peanuts, …

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Killing in the name of ‘no bed’ must stop

GHANAIANS HAVE over the years complained bitterly about the inhuman practice of turning away dying patients because ‘there is no bed’ in one hospital or the other. This wicked practice has led to the loss of many lives and will continue to claim lives if nothing is done to turn …

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Saving our river bodies

FRIENDS OF Rivers and Water Bodies not long ago warned that Ghana risk importing water from other countries if we continue the rampant pollution of our water bodies, particularly, in villages. According to the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), from their research findings, almost all our water bodies across the country are …

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Nyantakyi must take a cue from Blatter’s resignation

IN 2015, the world was greeted with the sudden and, indeed, shocking resignation of Sepp Blatter, then president of football’s world governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Mr Blatter’s resignation came just days after being re-elected for a fifth term. His election was characterised by tautness amidst corruption …

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Avoiding cholera this rainy season

IT IS that time of the year again when there is a threat of cholera outbreak in the country, particularly in the capital Accra.   The last time there was cholera outbreak in Ghana it was a sorry sight to behold. In 2015 the World Health Organisation Situational Report on …

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Students need total training

THE PRACTICE where students are trained to only pass examinations at the expense of total education is gradually leading to the churning out of graduates who are just good at answering question papers, but are brainless and unfit for the job market.   Quality education involves the act or process …

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