Volta

Volta Region MDCEs and MDCD sign Performance Contract

A Performance Contract has been signed between the Municipal and District Chief Executives MDCEs and the Municipal and District Coordinating Directors MDCD in the Volta Region as part of measures to achieve development targets at the local level.Witnessing the signing of the contract, the Head of Local Government Service, Dr. Calistus Mahama said the contract is to put in place ...

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Volta Region to increase rice production by 2020

Small Actions For Enterprise (SAFE Ghana), a Ho-based non-governmental organization is empowering farmers in the Volta Region to increase rice production in the region to 60,000 hectares by 2020. The rise would extend the region’s lead in rice production in the country and ensure food security. At a business forum organised by SAFE Ghana with support from USAID in Ho, ...

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More Ghanaians volunteer for Ebola trial

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences and the lead Scientist for the Ebola Vaccine trial in Ghana Prof Fred Binka hinted that a lot more Ghanaians now appreciate the essence of the impending Ebola vaccine trial and are willing to volunteer for the exercise. This according to him was as a result of the ongoing ...

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NPP primaries: Ketu North endorses Kofi Dzamesi

Delegates of the Ketu North constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday endorsed the candidature of Kofi Dzamesi by popular acclamation as the parliamentary aspirant for the 2016 general elections. An acclamation which took place at the party’s primaries held in Weta saw over 500 delegates and party elders in the constituency endorse the former Volta Regional Minister as ...

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Work on Adaklu Community SHS project to commences

A 25 acre land has been handed over to contractors for the commencement of work on the proposed Community Day Senior High School in Adaklu. The project is one of the World Bank’s sponsored 4 stories 24 classrooms with axillary facilities earmarked for construction in some parts of the country and it is expected to provide access to SHS for ...

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Bank construct boreholes for deprived Volta communities

The Royal Bank Foundation (TRB), a foundation established by The Royal Bank to undertake social activities and communal projects has provided boreholes to some deprived communities in the Volta region that are in a dire need of portable water. The move according to the Senior Vice President in charge of Strategic Planning,Research and Cooperate Affairs, Dr Kwame Baah-Nuakoh was in ...

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Volta Region lacks Education Directors

The Regional Education Directorate and six other districts in the Volta Region are without substantive Directors of Education, according to the Deputy Regional Director of Education in-charge of Administration and Finance, Dickson Ogordor. He said the region the office has not been able to replace employees that went on retirement or transfer. The vacant districts are Agortime Ziope, Afadjato South, ...

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More Volta Region communities get electricity

Electricity supply has been extended to residents of Green Valley, Kukurantumi and Ananikope; three fast developing communities in the Volta region. The extension is part of a project, being undertaken by management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to provide power to all non-served and developing communities in the region. Since the beginning of the year, power has been ...

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Volta NDC kicks against Ebola vaccine trial in Hohoe

The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region is calling on the Ministry Of Health and other stakeholders to immediately call off the Ebola Vaccine trial in the region. In a statement, the NDC Regional Executives described the exercise as “unfortunate” and said it is close to using them [people of the Volta Region] as “human guinea ...

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Nkonya Ahenkro chief shot dead

In what appears to be the latest killing related to the age long Nkonya Alavanyo conflict, a 68-year old sub chief of Nkonya Ahenkro, Nanai Obi Adiee has reportedly been shot dead on his farm. He was attacked on Monday morning. Former Assemblyman of the Nkonya Ntonda, Mr Sylvester Akompi who narrated the incident to Citi News Gratham Mckintosh said; ...

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