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Cape Coast junior doctors resume work

Junior doctors at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) have resumed work, following earlier threats to take legal action against the hospital over unpaid salaries. This followed a letter written and signed by the Hospital’s acting Chief Executive, Dr. Daniel Asare requesting the Medical and Dental Council to release 21-placed junior house officers from the hospital for failing to turn ...

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Cape Coast junior doctors consider suing government

Junior doctors at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital are contemplating going to court to seek an order to compel government to pay them their 9-months salary arrears. Confirming this to Citi News a spokesperson for the Junior House officers at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Dr. Nana Kissi Ataffuah said the move is necessary to get government to act. Junior ...

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Passenger dies in accident involving UCC students

A woman travelling on a commercial bus from Takoradi to Accra reportedly died from injuries to her limbs when she fell from the vehicle following its collision with a bus on which 38 students from the University of Cape Coast ((UCC) were travelling. The students, who were members of the UCC Pentecostal Fellowship, sustained minor injuries from the accident, which ...

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Landing beach committees fingered for inflating premix prices

The Member of Parliament for the Komenda-Edina-Eduafo-Abirem constituency in the Central Region, Nana Ato Arthur is accusing some members of the various Landing Beach Committees of deliberately increasing the prices of premix fuel. According to him, they do that by creating a artificial shortages of the product and subsequently sale at exorbitant prices to the fisherfolks. The situation he claims, ...

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70-year-old farmer jailed for defilement

A 70-year-old farmer at Ekumfi Abuakwa, Yaw Amehyia, has been jailed 20 with hard labour by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for defiling an eight-year-old girl. The convict lured the victim into his room and defiled her under the pretext of escorting her home after a power outage had interrupted a television programme she was watching at a public place ...

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Sanction owners of homes without toilet – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to sanction landlords who do not have toilets in their houses. The Head of the Disease Epidemic Department at NADMO, Ruth Arthur observed that while some landlords have heeded the call for every household to have toilet facilities some have decided to remain adamant. She ...

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Expedite tax exemption process – Cape Coast stadium contractor

The Chinese Construction Firm working on the new Cape Coast Sports Stadium has appealed to the Government to expedite action on the tax and duty exemption procedures for imported materials for the project. According to them, the process between the Ministries of Youth and Sports, Finance, Trade and Industry and the Ghana Revenue Authority was “complex and bureaucratic”, delaying the ...

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Fire Service question fire safety measures at Cape Coast Stadium

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has expressed dissatisfaction about fire safety measures installed at the Cape Coast Stadium by the Chinese contractors. According to Chief Fire Officer, Dr Albert Brown Gaisie, although there are a number of fire safety measures, the positions of the fire hydrants for instance, is not conducive. Work on the much awaited 15,000 capacity stadium, funded with a $30 million ...

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Effutu Aboakyer Festival to start on April 25

The chiefs and people of the Effutu Traditional Area will celebrate their annual Aboakyer Festival from April 25 to May 3. The Omanhene, and President of the Traditional Council, Neenyi Ghartey the Seventh, made this known in a statement he signed. According to the statement the theme for this year’s celebration is: “Our Year of Reconciliation and Unity for Development.” ...

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Advise children to desist from drugs – DCE to parents

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Twifo Atti Morkwa District, Mr. Bossman Osei Hyiamang Jnr., has asked parents to advise their wards not to engage in illicit drugs. Mr Osei Hyiamang said this when he addressed a Parent- Teacher Association Meeting at the Twifo Praso Senior High school. He promised to give the school authorities a CID officer from ...

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