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Do we need officials to confirm NPP’s daylight vote-buying?

A POLITICAL scientist and former lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Amoako Baah,  has condemned  the influence of money in the just-ended parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, majority of the outcome of the Saturday primaries was influenced …

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Chiefs need legal teeth to bite

IT HAS now emerged that the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Charity Foundation has joined forces  with Master Card Foundation and Manhyia Palace to enforce strict adherence to all Covid-19 protocols prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to fight contact spreading of the Coronavirus in Kumasi markets.  Specifically, the partnership …

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Frown on open defaecation

ONE OF our stories today is about open defaecation in Ofinso-Adukro in the Ofinso South District of the Ashanti Region. What is surprising is that the residents have the efforntery and no shame to justify their despicable act, claiming that the only public toilet serving the over 5000 people has been …

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Farmers need utmost assistance

THE GHANA Meteorological Agency has predicted that there will be plenty of rains this year and the rains include downpours. Rainfall is good for obvious benefits. In a country like ours, where agriculture is rain-fed, it is the wish of farmers, especially the subsistence ones,  that the country would receive …

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Public safety is paramount

YESTERDAY, THE DAILY HERITAGEmonitored an interview on Peace FM in which the Greater Accra Regional Director of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) was asked what his organisation had planned to do to fight flooding and save life and property in view of the prediction by the Meteorological Service that the …

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Libyan strongman’s last western stronghold captured

THE FORCES  of Libya’s UN-backed government have taken control of the town of Tarhouna, in a highly significant advance. Tarhouna was the last stronghold of Gen Khalifa Haftar in the west of the country. It was a launch pad for his now failed attempt to capture the nearby capital, Tripoli …

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Emulate the example of Dr Boadi Nyamekye

IN HIS 10th Covid-19-related address to Ghanaians on Sunday, May 31, 2020, President Akufo-Addo eased restrictions imposed on religious services. The President said religious services could commence with a maximum number of one hundred (100) congregants worship at a time in church or at the mosque, with a mandatory one …

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Opinion: I agree but it’s not practical to register 16.5m people in 40 days

I am a citizen I am the son of a gong-gong beater. The Electoral Commission has been adamant to advice about stopping the New Voters register amidst the Coronavirus pandemic and heed advice to conduct limited Registration. They have actually gone ahead to set a new date for the compilation …

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Confiscate Woyome’s properties

Media reports running now have it that nobody wants to buy properties belonging to Alfred Agbesi Woyome, a man the Supreme Court, on July 29, 2014, ordered to refund GH¢51.2 million to the State on the grounds that he had got the money out of unconstitutional and invalid contracts between …

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Re-opening of schools: Rephrasing the question

BY KOFI ANNOR-FREMPONG THE GOVERNMENT of Ghana took a swift action in response to the management of the emergence of Covid-19 in the country by: (i) enacting legislation to provide legal basis for intervention measures; (ii) taking broad decisions on border and school closures, placing a ban on social gatherings, …

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We need to contain simmering divisions and repercussions

The DAILY HERITAGE has observed various remarks or statements and acts that can easily explode into divisions in the country that will be difficult to heal or take considerable time to do so. They can even cost us loss of lives and property. These things that are gradually growing to …

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Go for the Ameyaw-Ekumfi spirit

YESTERDAY, THERE was a news item on Kessben TV, a private television station in Kumasi. The news item had to do with a bridge on the only road connecting Abotanso, a village in the Sekyere Kumawu District in the Ashanti Region, to the rest of the world. The road itself …

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This freedom of speech

ONE OF the tenets of democracy is freedom of speech, free speech or freedom of expression. Freedom of speech simply means every citizen has the right to express an opinion but have we stopped to ask ourselves if we can express every piece of opinion? This question demands a very …

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Preacher who claimed Christians immune to virus appears in Myanmar court

A preacher who said Christians were immune to the coronavirus and then contracted it himself appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges over organising services in defiance of a ban on gatherings. David Lah, a Canadian citizen of Burmese origin, and another man, Myanmar national Wai Tun, …

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Well done, police and AMA

IT IS now common knowledge that Ghanaians cannot enter any bank, offices and other places offering services to the public such as supermarkets when they do not wear nose masks, and people who have business to transact at such places comply with the order. However, a good number of these …

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