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New Juaben South NDC elect new officers

The New Juabeng South Constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sworn in 21 new executives to stir the affairs of the party for the next four years. The new executives include, Mr Kwabena Okyere Kusi, Chairman, Mr Ganiyu Halidu, Vice Chairman, Mr E. Foster-Tetteh, Secretary and Sawoji K. Stephen, Vice Secretary, Mr Kponor Edwin Joseph, Organiser with ...

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Minister lauds chiefs for releasing lands

Ms Mavis Ama Frimpong, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister has lauded the chiefs and people of Somanya and Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region for releasing lands for the University for Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) project. She expressed the hope that in the near future, other chiefs with the support of their people would release lands for the creation of more ...

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Street naming exercise on course in Upper Manya District

The Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly is advancing steadily in the street naming exercise and hopes to meet the deadline in the directive of the President. So far, the assembly has erected sign posts, which would be the basis of the naming exercise of the various streets of Asesewa, the district capital. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) Media ...

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E/R Minister survives car crash

The Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi Boasiako Sekyere has been treated and discharged after a car accident on the Akuapem ridge road on Tuesday. The Minister was reportedly driving home after attending an official assignment in Accra. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Regional Administrating Council, Prosper Fetor Tsormana, the minister sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the ...

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Calm returns to Larteh-Akuapem

Calm has returned to Larteh Akuapem after scores of irate youth, on Saturday, went on rampage in the area. The youth, in an attempt to destool the Lartehhene and Benkumhene of the Akuapem Traditional area, Osabarimah Asiedu Oko Ababio, reportedly fired gun shots and tried to burn down the chief’s palace. However the  Eastern region Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent ...

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West Akim health directorate ready for Ebola

The West Akim Municipal health directorate says it has put in place what it calls an effective plan to deal with any outbreak of Ebola in the area. Concerns have been raised over the country’s preparedness to contain an outbreak of the deadly disease which has so far resulted in over 600 deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. ...

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West Akyem records increase in teengage pregnancy

The West Akyem Municipal Directorate in the Eastern region is currently struggling to deal with high rate of teenage pregnancy in the area. This was revealed by the acting Municipal Public Health Nurse Evelyn Osae  Bia Nyakoa  who says  14 cases were recorded among girls between the ages of 10and14 years in 2013  whiles 857 cases came from girls between ...

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Woman in trouble for molesting grandchildren

The Akyem Oda Divisional Police Command has arrested a 55-year old woman for allegedly subjecting her two grandchildren to inhuman treatment. The suspect, Afise Inusah, a palm oil producer at Akyem Etwereso in the Akyemmansa District in the Eastern Region is said to have fed the two children in her chamber pot and forced them to sleep at night in ...

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Chinese Ambassador cuts sod for project to start

The Chinese Ambassador in Ghana, Jung Gong, has cut the sod for work to begin on the Gong Agricultural Project at Anyaboni near Asesewa in the Upper Manya District. The project, which is being supported by the Ghana Chinese Friendship Association, is for crop production under irrigation on 500 acres of land and aqua culture promotion in the area. Speaking ...

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