Brong Ahafo

#NDCDecides: Atebubu-Amantin MP upbeat about chances

The incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Atebubu-Amantin constituency Honorable Sanja Nanja is upbeat about his chances of  being retained in the party’s Parliamentary primaries. The MP who has been described by his fans as ‘a man of the grassroots’ submitted his nomination forms on the final day amidst pomp and pageantry. Sanja Nanja is counting ...

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Vodafone donates incubators to Dormaa hospital 

 In an effort to help reduce infant mortality in Ghana, telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana has donated two incubators to the Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital in Dormaa, Brong Ahafo Region to improve the health of new born babies. The incubators, will assist the hospital to effectively manage the increasing number of premature births recorded at the health facility every year. Commenting on ...

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Partisan politics, others cause of security threats – BA Peace Council

A communiqué released by the Brong Ahafo Regional Peace Council and the Regional Security Council, has cited ethnocentric partisan politics and protracted chieftaincy succession disputes as the major contributory factors threatening societal peace and social cohesion in the area. Other factors believed to have undermined the peace and security in the Brong Ahafo region included; immoderate media reports, land disputes, frustration ...

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Adolescent youth clubs inaugurated in Atebubu-Amantin

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has inaugurated adolescent health clubs in 20 basic schools in the Atebubu-Amantin district. The 3 year project which is in its second year is run by Palladium (Futures Group) with funds from UKaid and has the objective of sensitizing the youth on the dangers involved in adolescence and the need to abstain from them. ...

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115 Kayayees sensitized on Adolescent Reproductive Health

115 head porters, popularly known as “Kayayees” have been sensitized on adolescent reproductive health issues in the Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region. The programme was aimed at bringing girls on board to educate them in that regard to reduce teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortions in the area. The programme is also aimed at increasing patronage of family planning among girls ...

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5 Fulani herdsmen identified as robbers

Five Fulani herdsmen were on Friday identified for their involvement in a robbery incident on the Duasidan-Yawkrom road at a parade identification exercise organised by the police in Dormaa-Ahenkro. The suspected armed robbers are Sumaila Yakubu, 37, Fatau Yakubu, 20, Abudu Seidu, 22, Umaru Mumuni, 30, and Ibrahim Mohammed, 21. Briefing the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Dormaa-Ahenkro, Superintendent Foli ...

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Brong Ahafo ends 10th national sanitation exercise

The Brong Ahafo Region on Saturday ended the 10th national monthly sanitation exercise with a massive clean-up exercise by the Chiefs and people in all the eight Municipalities and 19 Districts in the Region. Mr. Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, accompanied by four officials from the Ministry joined participants at about 0700 hours ...

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Techiman MCE ‘forced’ to dump parliamentary ambition

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Techiman South Municipality, Philip Oppong Amponsah, has given up on his intention to contest the impending parliamentary primaries of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC). Several municipal, metropolitan and district chief executives as well ministers of state and their deputies, have picked up forms to contest in the primaries in what analysts say is ...

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Sunyani MCE hasn’t been arrested – Assembly

The Sunyani Municipal Assembly on Monday debunked media reports that its Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr. Kwasi Oppong-Ababio, was arrested, detained and granted bail. A statement signed by Mr. Vincent Antwi Agyei, the Public Relations Officer of the Assembly and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Sunyani, described the publication, which had dominated the social media, as false. ...

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Mob lynches fetish priest in police custody

A manhunt is underway in the Brong Ahafo Region for members of an angry mob that broke into a police station, dragged a fetish priest who had been incarcerated out and lynched him. The priest had been arrested after residents in the area accused him of killing one of the members of the community. However, displeased with the police’s handling ...

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