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Mental patients need help

A DRIVE through the principal streets of the nation’s capital, Accra and other cities across the country would reveal that there are increasing numbers of mentally ill patients roving the streets dangerously. So grim is the situation that some mentally deranged persons are seen on almost daily basis preparing meals …

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Pepper paste assault: Lebanese national must face the law

Evelyn Boakye, the Mawarko assaulted staff

YESTERDAY, THE Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba paid a surprise visit to the Abelenkpe branch of Marwako Fast Food Limited. According to reports, the Gender Minister was accompanied by the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah. The visit followed a reported case of …

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Ghana @60: there is so much to be proud of

LAST MONDAY, Ghana celebrated her 60th Independence Day Anniversary at the Black Star Square in Accra with a colourful display of the nation’s rich and enviable culture to the admirable of the international community. Ghana turned 60 last Monday March 6, 2017 after gaining independence on March 6, 1957 from Britain …

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Fake electrical cables everywhere

File photo: Fake electrical cables

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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Kudos, let’s hail our Firemen

VINCENT THOMAS Lombardi, an internationally acclaimed Super Bowl coach, once said “the price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Hard work indeed pays and …

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Good job, Ghana Police

Ghana Police Service

DAYS AGO, the DAILY HERITAGE added its voice to calls on the police to immediately apprehend all hoodlums who took part in meting out instant justice to a woman suspected to have stolen GH¢1, 000.00 and some items in the Kumasi Central Business District. In a video which had gone …

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Restoring teacher training allowance a plus to govt

A teacher assisting a pupil to get her work done

LAST TUESDAY, the Fifth President of the Fourth Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, delivered his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Parliament in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution. The SONA gave the president the opportunity to give an outlook of the country as he inherited from …

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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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