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Ketu South Fire Service cries for help

The Ghana National Fire Service in the Ketu South Municipality in the Volta Region urgently needs additional logistics to be able to respond effectively to fire fighting. This was made by the Municipal Fire Commander, Stanley Ntasese. Mr. Ntasese said the service is in dire need of additional fire tender for the municipality. Currently, the whole municipality consisting three traditional ...

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Masked robbers attack phone shop at Aflao

Masked smash-and-grab robbers fled with mobile phones, accessories as well an undisclosed amount of money after storming a mobile phone shop at Beat 9 junctions in Aflao in the Volta Region. The owner of St Peters shop who only gave his name as Peter, told Citi News the incident occurred at about 3:30am on Tuesday when the robbers invaded the area and ...

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Bushfire burns four vehicles

Bush fire on Sunday dawn ravaged a fitting shop near the Volta Barracks in Ho. An articulated truck and a tipper truck were burnt while two other vehicles had their tyres and other essential parts damaged. The fire also razed down an electrical shop destroying spare parts valued at GH₵ 30,000. Shaibu Abdulai, Owner of the fitting shop, Shaibusco Autos, ...

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MP to award Volta Region Journalists

The Member of Parliament for Ho West and the Chairman of the government Assurance Committee of Parliament, Emmanuel Kwesi Bedzrah has pledged to support journalists from the Volta region by institutionalising an annual award scheme. The move he proposed would motivate hardworking journalist in region to practise professional journalism with intelligence, accuracy, and objectivity. Mr Emmanuel Bedzrah said journalism plays ...

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Agormor Chief to Gov’t: Fix our roads

Torgbui Ayita Adzombla V, the Chief of Agormor in Akatsi North District, has appealed to the Government to help fix their roads and put up befitting classroom facilities for effective teaching and learning in his area. He also urged his subjects to pool their energies and resources in bringing development to the area, saying, “It will be impossible for government ...

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Alavanyo/Nkonya should be peaceful in 2015 – Volta Clergy

The clergy in the Volta region have charged the two feuding factions in the Alavanyo and Nkonya townships to embrace peace especially in 2015. The Moderator Elect of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Rev. Dr Seth Agidi in an interview with Citi News on the side line of the annual ritual at the EP church Dela Parish in Ho, appealed to residents especially ...

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Alavanyo/Nkonya chiefs apologise to Mahama

The Chiefs and people of Alavanyo and Nkonya, the two feuding towns in the Volta Region have rendered an unqualified apology to President Mahama following recent clashes in the two towns. The Chiefs, represented by Ankobeahene of the Nkonya traditional area, Nana Apem Dankoh III said the two towns have failed to live up to a promise of ensuring peace ...

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Clashes in V/R: Two dead, three others injured

Two people are reported dead and three others injured in Abelia Kofe a suburb of Aflao in the Volta region following an armed robbery attack on some traders in the area. The two were allegedly shot by unknown assailants at their residence. A youth leader in the town Seth Abelai in an interview with Citi News said residents heard sporadic gunshots at dawn ...

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Chief of Staff inspects V/R roads

The Chief of Staff, Mr Prosper Bani has assured Voltarians of government’s commitment to fulfilling its promise of constructing more roads in the region. The Chief of Staff together with the Roads and Highways Minister Alhaji Inusah Fuseini spent the best part of Friday inspecting some roads in the region to ascertain the true state of the road networks in ...

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250 persons in V/R trained in ADR mechanism

The Ho Diocesan Development Office of the Catholic Church has recruited 250 community leaders drawn from some 15 conflict flash point communities in the Volta region to equip them with alternative dispute resolution skills. The pilot project which is being funded by the Ho diocese and Star-Ghana in partnership with USAID, UKAID, EUROPEAN UNION, and DANIDA is aimed at averting ...

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