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Instant justice victims deserve justice

IGP, Asante-Apeatu

THE DISPLAY of evil deed through instant justice has reared its ugly head again. Instant justice, popularly known as mob action, is becoming too rampant in Ghana. Though the law is very explicit on the proper way of handling suspected thieves, some rascals in society take delight in meting out instant …

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Thumbs up to govt for listening to Ghanaians

Yaw Osafo Maafo, Senior Minister

THE MARK of a good government is its readiness to listen to the concerns of the people without needless display of pompous attitude.     Under the outgone National Democratic Congress administration, one of the key issues that came up strongly was the opulent display of arrogance and refusal to …

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When the tables turn

Free education to start in September

THE DEBATE over whether or not it makes economic sense to spend the Heritage Fund component of the Petroleum Management Act to fund critical government policies has resurfaced. This time, the debate has taken an interesting twist. Leading members of the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration who had no …

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Continuity is the way to go

Ashanti Regional Minister-designate, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah

THE ASHANTI Regional Minister-designate, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, last Tuesday told the Appointments Committee of Parliament during his vetting that the New Patriotic Party administration will take steps to complete projects started by the outgone National Democratic Congress regime. The Minister-designate gave the assurance when the Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Muntaka …

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Let’s stop patronising fake electrical cables

There is no money to repair this Information Van

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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Make yourself an achiever in life

High achievers are not only visionary but also highly imaginative. They are ambitious and will stop at nothing to achieve their aims

ABUNDANT ROBERT AWOLUGUTU IN TERMS of achievement, people can be put into three groups. These are non -achievers, achievers and high achievers. Non-achievers Non-achievers are people who do not make progress or succeed in life. We can find them occupying subordinate positions for years at their workplaces. They live without …

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Taking care of the unborn child

Taking care of the unborn child

ON THE front page of today’s edition of the DAILY HERITAGE newspaper is a worrying story from the Eastern Region where pregnancies involving death foetuses are being detected. According to the report, out of a total of 184 pregnant women who benefited from a free medical screening exercise, three were …

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National Security should stop the wild goose chase

National Security task force

IT IS trite knowledge that Ghanaians will not forgive the ruling New Patriotic Party if the regime fails to retrieve all stolen state property and prosecute thieves who have looted government coffers.    This is because there is a high probability that some functionaries of the erstwhile National Democratic Congress …

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Give local players opportunity

Local Black Stars

LAST FRIDAY the DAILY HERITAGE carried a front page story on the defeat of the Black Stars by the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun with the banner headline “Black Stars break hearts.” Views expressed about the defeat as captured on Friday on various media outlets, particularly radio, pointed to the fact …

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Flushing out ‘goro boys’ at DVLA

the forecourt of the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority office

MR KWAKU Ofori-Asiamah, the minister-designate for the Transport Ministry, has pledged to devise strategies to flush out the canker of middlemen, popularly known as ‘goro boys,’ at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA). As part of the measures, the minister-designate intends to embark on massive sensitisation to clamp down …

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