Eastern

Fire guts compound house in Akyem-Nsutem

A compound house at Akyem-Nsutem near the Lindador restaurant in the Eastern Region has been gutted by fire. Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service have arrived at the scene, band the fire, which reportedly began around 9:15 this morning, has been put out. An eyewitness told Citi News that no casualties has, so far, been recorded.   –   By: citifmonline.com/Ghana

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Kwahu East District Assembly generates 49%  IGF

The Kwahu East District has by the end of July this year, mobilized a total of GHc124,583.95 out of the projected annual revenue of Ghc225,720.03. This represents 49 per cent of the target for the year. The Kwahu East District Chief Executive, Nana Antwi Siaw, announced this during the First Ordinary Meeting of the Fourth Session of the District Assembly ...

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Nsawam MCE cautions food vendors over Cholera  

The Chief Executive for Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly, Mr. Mark Amoako Dompreh has served warning to Chop Bar and restaurant operators to obey the standing orders of the assembly in their daily operations to avoid selling contaminated food to the public. He said, the assembly was doing within its possible best to prevent the spread of the Cholera outbreak to ...

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DCE threatens action against illegal sale of premix fuel

Mr Joseph Tetteh Angmor, the Upper-Manya Krobo District Chief Executive (DCE), has warned all those hording premix fuel and selling at exorbitant prices to stop or face the law. He warned that the Assembly would not shield any person involved. The DCE also appealed to residents to volunteer information about those indulging in the illegal sale of the fuel to ...

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More power from Akosombo, Bui to ease load shedding

Contingency measures have been instituted by the Ministry of Energy for an additional 300 megawatts (MW) of power  to ease the burden associated with the frequent power outages in the country. A crunch meeting was held at the Ministry of Energy last Thursday to re-evaluate the cutback of power generation at the Bui and the Akosombo power generation stations to find ...

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Pupils fed with maggot-infested food

Pupils at the Asuokor M.A school in the Akuapem North Municipality in the Eastern region are being fed with maggot-infested food under the Ghana School feeding Programme, Citi News has revealed. The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is a project to provide food to children in school. The Management of the Programme has been struggling to provide quality food to school children under the Programme ...

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Mahama calls for peace in Ghana’s conflict zones

President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to the people of Bimbilla, Bawku, Alavanyo and other conflict prone areas to bury their differences and make sure peace prevail. He said conflicts and chieftaincy disputes only damage lives and properties and hinder development. Dagbon, Bawku, Nkonya and Alavanyo have had curfew imposed on their communities for months as a result of various ...

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Krobo MDAs sign MoU with traditional leaders, vulnerable groups

A few months after the launch of the Democratic Governance project in the Krobo area, all three Krobo Municipal and District Assemblies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with various associations of persons considered vulnerable, committing themselves to fully integrating the latter into the assemblies’ operations and the local governance process in general. All three assemblies, Lower Manya Krobo, ...

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Senchi Ferry experiencing low water level

The Project Manager at Senchi Ferry, Mr Benjamin Adjei-Keelson,  on Tuesday said management would not be able to tell when the water level of the Volta Lake will rise to enable the pontoons operate efficiently. The lake on which the pontoons operate at Senchi is regulated by the operations of the Volta River Authority (VRA) at Akuse and Akosombo. Speaking ...

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Tension mounts in Akyem Tumfa, amidst heavy Police presence

Over 70 Police officers have been deployed to Akyem Tumfa in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region, to prevent the youth of the area from attacking and destroying equipment of a gold mining company in the area. A few weeks ago, the youth there, demonstrated against the Eastern Regional Minister Antwi Boasiako Sekyereh for selling out their cocoa farms ...

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