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Probe Gold Fields Ghana ‘Contract Mining’ exercise

ON WEDNESDAY, December 13, the Ghana Mineworkers Union of the Ghana Trade Union Congress held a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, which is the highest decision making body apart from its National Delegates Conference, which occurs after every four-year term. At the highly attended meeting, so many sensitive issues came …

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Pay attention to these traders!

ON THURSDAY December 7, some displaced traders of New Juaben in the Eastern Region stormed the streets and protested vehemently against the Municipal Chef Executive (MCE) of New Juaben. The reason for the protest was that based on her orders, the traders who had been selling on the street were …

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Where is the pre-paid credit?

BARELY A month ago, the DAILY HREITAGE reported that residents within the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly were embittered about the rate at which their new pre-paid meters were being messed up. They were sleeping in darkness because getting prepaid credit to purchase was a difficulty since the network system for it …

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Rape, defilement victims must protect evidence

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL Ghana, a child care Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has revealed that between 2012 and 2014, figures available to it indicated that a total of 25,468 children in Ghana were sexually abused. According to the NGO, every 10 seconds a child abuse case is recorded in Ghana. The organisation also said …

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Rape, defilement victims must protect evidence

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL Ghana, a child care Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has revealed that between 2012 and 2014, figures available to it indicated that a total of 25,468 children in Ghana were sexually abused. According to the NGO, every 10 seconds a child abuse case is recorded in Ghana. The organisation also said …

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Robbing the deaf and dumb sheer wickedness

YESTERDAY, THE DAILY HERITAGE reported the plight of some graduates of the Mampong School for the Deaf who are facing exploitation by some heartless Ghanaians. In the report carried on the front page of the paper captioned ‘Public Refuse to Pay Deaf and Dumb’, the headmistress of the school, Trudy …

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Mugabe: the end of an era

WISE MEN always say that it is sensible to leave the stage when the applause is loudest. This is because, in most instances, heroes turn out to be monsters because they failed to leave the stage when the applause was loudest. The case of former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe of …

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Sanitation campaign should not be just on paper

DURING THE launch of the National Sanitation Campaign in Accra last Monday, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stressed the need for Ghanaians to actively engage themselves in keeping the country clean. According to the President, the campaign will run throughout his entire tenure and assured Ghanaians of his commitment to …

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Will the new sanitation campaign stand the test of time?

CONTINUITY IN the politics of Ghana continues to be a major setback to the development of the country as governments come and go. Due to different ideologies, the two main political parties-the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress hardly agree on anything in the interest of the country. It …

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Our educational system too weak to detect dyslexia

NANA ANSAH Kwao IV, the chief of Akwamu Adumasa, in an interview on ‘Starr Chat’ hosted on Starr FM by Bola Ray, made a startling revelation which exposes the weaknesses in Ghana’s educational system. According to the chief, he was sacked from different schools because he had dyslexia, a condition …

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