Volta

Director of Voice Ghana receives prestigious award

Mr. Francis Asong, Director of Voice of People with Disability Ghana (VOICE GHANA), has been adjudged the Continental Winner of the CEO Global Titans – Nations Building 2015 Awards. The award ceremony held on 10th November, 2015 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, South Africa, was to recognize individuals who contribute significantly in the sustainable development and growth of the ...

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UHAS land owners to protest over stalled compensation

Owners of the lands hosting the University of Health and Allied Sciences at Sokode near Ho in the Volta Region are set to demonstrate today following government’s failure to pay them compensation for lands acquired for the establishment of the university. They expressed shock that their compensation packages were not captured in the 2016 budget. At a press conference in ...

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Mahama to end #ChangingLives tour in Volta Region

President John Dramani Mahama will end his nationwide #ChangingLives tour with a two day visit to the Volta Region beginning today [Wednesday]. The tour which started last month, was to give the President an opportunity to visit and meet businesses and other stakeholders in all ten regions, to discuss government policies and programmes as well commission projects under his transformation ...

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Influx of imported cement killing local industry –Aflao youth

The youth of Aflao are enraged over what they say is the suffocation of the operations of Diamond Cement; a local cement manufacturer, following the influx of Nigeria’s Dangote cement into the Ketu South Municipality. The youth, who are mostly casual workers of Diamond Cement in Aflao, say manufacturers of Dangote Cement are being given an undue advantage over Diamond ...

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Fake abortion doctor nabbed in Akatsi North

A 62 year self-styled Togolese doctor, Korkuvi Agbetorglo is being interrogated by the authorities of the Akatsi North District of the Volta Region for operating an illegal abortion clinic called Kyire Eleson Clinic. The District Security Committee (DISEC) entered the clinic premises behind the Ave-Hevi market and closed it down. The clinic, in a partially completed apartment within his compound, ...

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#NDCDecides: Battor chief campaigns for Ablakwa

The Paramount Chief of the Battor Traditional Area in the Volta Region, Torgbega Patamia Gzekle VII, has declared his support for the incumbent Member of Parliament for the North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, and further called on the people of Battor to do same. According to him, for the area to enjoy more development projects, the legislator must be ...

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Volta region NHIS attains 75% of 2015 target

The Volta regional head of Public Relations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Charles Agbesi, has disclosed that the number of subscribers in the region has witnessed a progressive increase. The scheme which had an active membership target of 1,090,413 at the beginning of the year currently has 819,756 subscribers representing 75% of its target. The feat, attained in ...

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We’ll give Avedzi a run for his money – contenders

The incumbent Member of Parliament for Ketu North Constituency James Avedzi, is set to face stiff competition in his quest to retain the mandate of the party to serve the constituency as MP for the fourth time. Three other aspirants contesting James Avedzi include two former contestants, Stevens Ahiawordor, a Senior Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana and ...

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James Avedzi cleared to contest parliamentary race

The incumbent MP for Ketu North Constituency James Klutse Avedzi has been cleared to join the parliamentary race of the ruling NDC on the November 7th following his long absence from the country on official assignment. Vetting of two incumbent MPs James Klutse Avedzi, and Hon Fifi Kwetey contesting the Ketu North and Ketu South respectively was deferred following their ...

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Assemblyman, five others arrested for power theft

Mr Emmanuel Amuzu, the newly-elected Assemblyman for Agbedrafor Electoral Area in the Keta District of the Volta Region, and five others have been arrested for allegedly stealing power from the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The others are Janet Davordze, E.C. Agboada, Etu Klagbo, David Kwame Ocloo, and Bright Serene. A statement signed by Mr Fred Baimbill-Johnson, the Volta Regional ...

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