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Gomoa West communities trained on Ebola

A two-week European Union-sponsored special educational programme on the Ebola disease, has ended in the Gomoa West District. Over 10,000 inhabitants in 12 communities in the area benefited from the programme, jointly implemented by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Red Cross Society. Apam, Manford, Dwama, Dego, Obiri, Ankamu, Otsew, Ablekum, Mankoadze, Amanful, Hweda ,and Gomoa-Mprumem were the beneficiary ...

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Hundreds benefit from free mental health care

A pro-mental health organization, Basic Needs- Ghana has provided free mental health care for hundreds of mental health patients in the Ajumako District Hospital, in the Central Region. Beneficiaries under the programme with funding support from UK’s Department for International Development are also expected to get technical assistance from the organization to engage in income generation activities. The Programs Officer ...

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Effutu Assembly launches project to generate more revenue

As part of moves to increase revenue and attract tourists into the Central region, the Effutu Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a fountain at the Winneba roundabout. Constructed by Alfkay Group of companies, the GHC325, 000 fountain will also serve as a spot for the placement of Commercial Advertisements. It will also help to beautify the area as it forms part ...

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Defilement cases increase in Agona Swedru for 1st & 2nd quarters of 2015

Available statistics at the Agona Swedru Divisional Command of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service have revealed that defilement cases increased in the area for the first and second quarters of 2015 compared to the same period of 2014. The total number of defilement cases increased by 16 from 62 in 2014 to ...

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Police Manhunt for mason’s ‘killers’

The Agona Swedru District Police Command has begun a manhunt for two men suspected to be the killers of Michael Quainoo, a mason at Ankyease, a suburb of Agona Swedru. The prime suspect Kofi Ayigbe and his accomplice only identified as Wiper are currently on the run after stabbing Mr. Quainoo also known as Paa Kwao with a pair of ...

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Otuam Community SHS named after President Mills [Photos]

The newly opened community Senior High School project at Otuam in the Central has been named after late President John Evans Atta Mills to honor him. The completed school was named after the late president because of his passion in promoting education. The edifice was inaugurated by President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday. President Mahama also used the opportunity to launch the ...

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Twifo DCE bemoans absence of female assembly members

District Chief of the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District in the Central Region, Mr. Francis Kofi Korankyi-Sakyi has bemoaned the absence of an elected assembly member in the next assembly. “No woman contested hence the next assembly would not have any elected assembly member”, he stressed. He said the situation is very sad especially at the time a lot of ...

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Gender Ministry registers elderly in Agona East

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has registered and screened about 600 elder people at Akwakwaa in the Agona East District for the “Eban” elderly welfare card. The registration is to enable the aged to have access to fast consultations when they visit the hospitals, be attended to on time when they visit the banks and to have ...

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Take charge in cleaning your communities- Zoomlion to Ghanaians

Communications Manager of Zoomlion, Robert Coleman has reiterated the need for attitudinal change towards sanitation in Ghana. According to him, waste management is a shared responsibility as such; citizens must be willing to assume responsibility for their immediate surroundings. Speaking to the media in Cape Coast on the sidelines of the 9th edition of the National Sanitation Day exercise, Mr. Coleman ...

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Twifo Praso bridge on the verge of collapse

The Twifo Praso Bridge located in the Twiffo Atti-Mokwaa District in the Central Region is on the verge of collapse. The dilapidated 250 meter Bailey bridge which was built in 1928 for a railway line only, has not seen any renovation since 1993 when a construction company, Trafaga construction, refurbished it with wood and concrete to make it motorable. Commuters ...

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