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858 households in Shama benefit from LEAP

30 communities in the Shama District in the Western Region have benefited from the livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP). Out of these communities, total households were 858. This program is to help the poor and the aged. The beneficiary communities include, Shama Apo, Bentsir, Etsifi, Shama junction, Nyankrom, Anlo Beach, Nkwanta kese, Ituma, Upper Inchaban, Lower Inchaban, Dwomoh, Supomu Dunkwa, ...

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Jomoro DCE escape death

Jomoro DCE, Mr. Sylvester Nuomah Daddieh, the District Chief Executive for Jomoro narrowly escaped death when an official vehicle in which he was travelling on was involved in an accident. The accident occurred on the Half-Assini – Jaway Wharf road at about 0300 hours on Saturday May 2, 2015. The Jomoro District Police Commander, Superintendent John Furguson Dzineku, made this ...

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Minister prevents journalists’ from covering sanitation exercise

The Western Regional Minister, Paul Evans Aidoo last Saturday attacked journalists who were present at the National Sanitation Day Exercise which took place in Takoradi in the Western Region. Some of the journalists were also heckled by armed Police officers. Citi News gathered that two reporters from Skyy Media Group, Eric Nana Damoah Gyetuah and Beverly Cobbinah and their camera ...

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Takoradi Polytechnic owes GH¢800,000 in utility bills

The Takoradi Polytechnic in the Western Region owes the Ghana Water Company Limited and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) about GH 80,000. Information available to Citi News indicates that a sum of GH¢143, 489, is to be paid to the water company, some gh¢721, 625 to the Electricity Company of Ghana. This debt according to the president of the ...

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Malaria on the increase in Western Region

Dr. Gloria Quansah-Asare, Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has disclosed that according to the 2014 Ghana Demographic Health Survey (GDHS), Western Region is one of the three regions of the country with the highest prevalence of parasitemia. This means that 36 out of 100 children under five years had the malaria parasite in their blood, she said. ...

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PWDs in Tarkwa Nsuaem get financial support

The Municipal Chief Executive of Tarkwa Nsuaem in the Western Region, Mrs Christine Kobinah, has advised People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) to endeavour registering with the various disabled groups to enable them access for funds which can help them build a meaningful life. The MCE noted that it was appalling for PWDs to limit their lives to alms, which was ...

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Eastern Nzema pupils abandon school to sell coconut

The Eastern Nzema Traditional Council in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region is to hold crunch meetings to address the recent practice of boys in the area abandoning their school to pluck coconut for sale. Owulae Amihere Kpanyili III, the chief of the area, who announced this at the general meeting of the Western Region House of Chiefs, in ...

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Amenfi West Assembly completes four projects

The Amenfi District Assembly has completed four major projects in three different communities as part of efforts to improve infrastructure development in the area. These, according to the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Victor Samuel Meisu, includes the District Police Headquarters Office and Maternity Ward at Asankrangwa, 6-Units Classroom Block at Samreboi Catholic Primary School and 3-Unit Classroom Block at ...

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Reinstate Ahanta West DCE – Chiefs insist

Chiefs in the Ahanta Traditional Council of the Western Region have called on President John Dramani Mahama to reinstate the former District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ahanta West, Joseph Dofoyena. They say the DCE was performing very well like most DCEs. Speaking exclusively to Citi News the spokesperson for the Ahanta Traditional Council Nana Etsin Kofi III who is the chief of ...

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Thousands at risk at T’di harbour – MP

The Member of Parliament for Manhyia South, Mathew Opoku Prempeh, has alleged that the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority is putting the lives of thousands of innocent Ghanaians at stake, by storing dangerous chemicals within the Takoradi habour. According to him, the lives of residents living around the port city are in danger because the facility is storing huge consignments of ...

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