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Communication on Dr Bawumia’s health status on point

UNLIKE IN the immediate past when the health status of the late President John Evans Atta Mills was shrouded in secrecy by his handlers, the communications directorate under the Presidency of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was on Friday taken ill and …

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Eviction of squatters along Accra-Tema Motorway long overdue

MR KOFI Annan, the Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations who is a proud Ghanaian once said “extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere. Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian political and spiritual leader also once said “poverty is the worst form of violence.” Indeed, in the name of poverty, …

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Akufo-Addo has added another feat to our democracy

YESTERDAY, PRESIDENT Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was his personal best when he took questions from journalists at his media encounter held at the Banquet Hall of the Flagstaff House. The President, for more than two hours, stood his ground and answered questions the cut across various facets of the Ghanaian …

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Wise decision, GBC

THE GOVERNING Board of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has, after the Hue and Cry over the establishment of special courts to deal with defaulters of Television License Fee, has assured Ghanaians that no one would be jailed for non-payment of Television License Fee as was misconstrued by many. Following …

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What is this baloney about rights of homosexuals?

THE PAST days have witnessed some nauseating developments in the media with some groups of people calling themselves human rights advocates making noise about the rights of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people. And it appears advocacy groups want to intensify their campaign to call for de-criminalisation of evil deeds …

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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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