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Ahafo Community bank made GHC6 million in 2013

The Ahafo Community Bank Limited in the Brong Ahafo region has held its fifteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Kukuom during the weekend. Presenting his report to shareholders of the bank, the Board Chairman Rev Kofi Sekyi said the bank’s total assets increased from GHC 5,704.095 in 2012 to 6,480,471 in 2013 representing 13.61 per cent whiles Capital Adequacy Ratio ...

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Road safety campaign launched in Techiman

Road Safety Education Campaign programme designed to sensitize the general public on the need to observe  Ghana’s Highway Code and traffic regulations on our roads aimed at reducing accidents and safe lives and properties has been launched in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region. It is aimed at drawing the attention of the general public on the effects of road ...

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Best farmer gets new refrigerator

A 62 year old Nana Kwaku Oppong from Attakrom a farming community in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo was adjudged as the overall District Best Farmer. For his price, he took home a brand new LG Refrigerator, a Full Piece of Cloth, 3 wellington Boots, an agro chemical sprayer, 6  bars of key soaps, 6 cutlasses and ...

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Man arrested for beheading palm-wine tapper

The Nkoranza Police, have arrested a 26-year old man, for beheading a 50-year old palm-wine tapper. The 26-year old was alleged to have beheaded the palm wine tapper for ritual purposes. Superintendent Alhaji Maama Arhin, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Crime Officer, confirmed the incident when contacted by the Ghana News Agency in Sunyani. He stated that, the suspect, Prince Kwadwo Owusu, ...

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Rural Bank supports farmers day celebration

The Atebubu branch of the Yapra Rural Bank has donated four bicycles to the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly in support of this year’s farmer’s day celebration in the district. The bicycles are worth GH₵ 1000.00. Presenting the items, the branch accountant of the bank Mrs. Happy Hotorwovi said the gesture stemmed out of the need to support farmers who form a chunk ...

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Atebubu Amantin Assembly approves composite budget

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has held its third ordinary meeting of the year at which it approved a fee fixing resolution and composite budget for 2015. A total of GHs 9,599,217.55 was approved as the composite budget for the assembly in 2015 excluding the decentralized departments of the assembly. Presenting the budget to the house, the district budget analyst Mr. ...

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Asunsu gets health facility

A new community-based health planning service (CHPS) compounds to offer primary health services to residents at Asunsu No1 and surrounding communities in the Dormaa Municipality has been completed. It is built with funds from the Japanese Government. The facility which qualifies as a clinic will offers more than the basic health services that CHPS compounds are known for in the ...

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Asunafo South records 7 cholera cases

The Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo has recorded seven (7) suspected cases of cholera in one month. Ms Joana Domitilla Debpuur, the District Health Director disclosed this at the inauguration of the Asunafo South Public Health Emergency Management Committee at Kukuom on Wednesday. The committee was among other things tasked to ensure effective education campaign on the signs ...

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Techiman assembly trains staff

The Techiman Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has organized a capacity building workshop for about 200 staff. The 5-day workshop was aimed at equipping the officers the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them discharges their duties effectively and efficiently. The participants were made up of heads of departments, agencies, zonal council staff and some selected revenue collectors ...

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MCE commissions street lights at Dormaa

A street lightening project in Dormaa Ahenkro, the municipal capital of the Dormaa Municipal Assembly has been commissioned. The project which included the installation of over 70 street lights along major roads and other vantage areas in the municipality is aimed among other things to provide clearer vision in the night for drivers and other road users. The Municipal Chief ...

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