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Assemblies in B/A receive water data management equipment

Municipal and District Assemblies in the Brong-Ahafo Region have taken delivery of computers and accessories for data management to achieve provision of quality community water. The equipment, comprising 40 desktop computers, nine laptops, 36 UPS, 27 LaserJet printers, 11 photocopy machines and 11 scanners, were distributed to the 27 assemblies of eight municipalities and 19 districts by the Regional Office ...

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Chiefs angry with Regional Minister; kept them waiting for hours

Chiefs in the Upper West Region were outraged by the behaviour of the Regional Minister, Alhaji Amidu Sulemana who left them waiting for him for more than three hours. The Minister was expected to speak at the Peoples Forum which was held at the GNAT hall in Wa on Thursday. The Chiefs were even angered because the Minister failed to ...

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Cocoa beans go waste over bad road

Hundreds of bags of cocoa beans have been left to rot at Mumuni, a cocoa producing community near Sambreboi in the Wassa Amenfi West District of the Western Region, due to the bad nature of their roads. The beans loaded in tractors and transported from the hinterlands usually get stuck  in the muddy roads, several kilometers away from Sambreboi for days. ...

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Irate NDC youth chase out Sisala DCE, impound his car

An irate youth group of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region on Monday attacked the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area, Moses Luri. They impounded his official vehicle and chased him out of his residence at Gwollu, the District capital. They also besieged his office and blocked all major roads ...

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Health trainees demonstrate against government

Frustrated health trainees in the Northern Region have demonstrated in Tamale against government over their unpaid accumulated allowances. They are also unhappy about government’s failure to employ three batches of graduates of the School of Hygiene. The angry health trainees slammed government for creating the erroneous impression that GHC140 million was used to pay 2012/20133 batch of trainee nurses. They ...

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Snakes invade Tolon District

The Tolon District Director of the Ghana Health Service, Hajia Sophia Mahama has expressed concern about the increasing cases of snakebites in the area. She revealed that the district health post continued to record the highest cases of snake bites. She described the situation as a major health hazard which needed to be urgently treated. According her, the Tolon health ...

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Tamale Corn Millers Association increases service charges

Residents of Tamale will henceforth have to pay extra for milling grains of all kinds. This follows an upward adjustment in the service charges by grinding mill operators in the Tamale Metropolis. The Tamale Corn Millers Association has attributed the new service charges to the continual adjustment of electricity tariffs in line with the automatic adjustment formula. The Association has ...

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La Nkwantanang-Madina Assembly poised for development 

Stakeholders and assembly members of the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly have met to draw up the assembly’s medium-term development plan. The plan is projected to harness both human and physical resources in the municipality for the development of social and economic infrastructure. It is expected that in the end the plan would enhance employment opportunities for residents and give them ...

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50 houses to go down at Kasoa to make way for new road

About 50 houses, in and around Kasoa in the Central Region, are to be demolished to pave the way for the construction of a 24-kilometre Old barrier-Kokrobite-Tuba-Sapato road. The affected houses belong to encroachers, who have built along the stretch of the land earmarked for the project. The need for the demolition came up when the Parliamentary Select Committee on ...

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Aboadze adds 300 MW to national grid

More than 300 megawatts (MW) of power has been added to the national grid from the Aboadze Power Enclave. This follows the completion of repair works in the Aboadze Power Enclave comprising the TAPCo and TICO plants. An additional 100 MW of power is also expected to be added to the national grid by the close of this week from ...

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