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Produce quality nurses – Doctor to Ghana Health Service  

The medical superintendent at the Agona Swedru Municipal Hospital, Dr. Apetogbor Dzodzegbe has reiterated the importance of training quality nurses to improve the health delivery system in the country. According to Dr. Dzodzegbe said “nurses play critical role in the delivery of essential health care services in the nation and globally and as such they should be trained in that ...

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MMDAs urged to implement Auditor’s report

Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah the Director of Facts Africa, a Consultancy Firm, on Monday expressed concern about the lack of Audit Report Implementation Committees (ARICS) in many ministries, departments and agencies. He said the lack of the ARICs had resulted in the inability of the various ministries and agencies to effectively implement recommendations of the Auditor General’s Report thereby repeating the ...

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Boundary disputes impeding revenue mobilization – MCE

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Awutu Senya East Municipal Assembly, Adams Nuhu has conceded that boundary issues within his jurisdiction is a major problem impeding development in the area. He therefore appealed to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to intervene in ironing out such issues. The MCE made this known  at the “We the people” ...

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Find alternative for mass cocoa spraying – Lecturer

A university lecturer has warned that the country’s cocoa production is in danger and called for an alternative for the mass spraying exercise. Prof. Peter Kwapong, who lectures at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Cape Coast, said the cocoa mass spraying exercise was a negative practice that threatened the lives of pollinators and, by extension, the ...

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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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Jailed DCE is a hero – Minister 

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawia-Quansah, has described the recently jailed District Chief Executive (DCE) for Twifo Atti-Morkwa (TAMDA), Mr Bossman Osei Hyiamang Jnr, as a hero who sacrificed himself for the development of his people. “I am proud that the honourable DCE did not go to jail because he misappropriated state funds or engaged in any underhand dealings. He went ...

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Gov’t receives £500,000 to decongest prisons

The Interior Minister, Mark Wayongo has disclosed that government has received a £500, 000 loan to decongest prisons across the country. Ghana has 43 prison facilities and according to reports, 28 are said to be overcrowded by as much as 358%. The situation, according to prison officials makes it difficult for them to effectively manage the institutions. However, in May ...

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Communication gadgets to be installed in canoes

Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, Central Regional Minister, has said efforts are ongoing to install communication gadgets in canoes to enable fishermen report the activities of pair trawlers to Naval Authorities at Takoradi and Tema. The Regional Minister made this known when he addressed a durbar to mark the Annual Akwambo Festival of the chiefs and people of Apam. He assured ...

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Central Region PPP elects new executives

The Central Regional branch of the Progressive People’s Party, (PPP) has elected new regional executives. Andrew Sefa, a native of Cape Coast was on Saturday elected Central Regional Chairman of party at a delegates’ conference in Winneba. He polled 386 votes to beat his contestant, Ebenezer Fen who obtained 206 votes. Godfred Kwesi Yarkwa Arthur first Vice Chairman,  Grace Appiah ...

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Cape Coast drivers to be schooled on street names

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly would soon sensitize commercial drivers on the names of both old and new streets in the Metropolis. This would make them conversant with the names of the streets and also enable them to go about their businesses without any stress. Mrs Priscilla Arhin-Korankye, Metropolitan Chief Executive, announced this on Tuesday in Cape Coast when she ...

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