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Fall armyworms destroy 1,000 hectares of maize in Central Region

One thousand hectares of 6,000 hectares maize farm in the Central Region have been completely destroyed by fall armyworm. Mr. Richard Baffour Asare, the Central Regional Operations Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), announced this at a public forum organised by the Gomoa East District Office of NADMO at Gomoa Buduburam in the Central Region. He said the ...

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NDC lost in Central Region due to disunity – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has attributed the massive defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region, in the 2016 general elections, to disunity and egocentric tendencies among its members. Speaking at Cape Coast in the Central Region where the party held the third of its nationwide unity walk, he observed that, “we know that the party in ...

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3-yr old girl defiled in Central Region; suspect on the run

A 3-year girl has been allegedly defiled at Akufo Krodua, a community near Bawjiase in the Central Region, just weeks after a 4-year old reportedly suffered a  similar fate at Assin Adedientam in the same region. The victim was initially given medical treatment at the Bawjiase Health Centre, and was later referred to the Agona Swedru Government Hospital for further treatment. ...

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3 arrested for allegedly stealing payloader machine at Winneba

The Winneba District Police is holding three suspects in its custody for allegedly stealing a pay-loader machine belonging to one Kwesi Annan of Winneba. The three are Joseph Asare, Yaw Anafi Gyimah and Francis Adu aged 38, 28 and 68 respectively. According to the police, they received a call from the owner of the machine on Friday afternoon, that his equipment ...

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Security man guns down suspected robber at Gomoa

A suspected armed robber of about 29 years, has been shot dead by a security guard stationed at a GOIL Filling Station at Gomoa Buduata Junction in the Central Region. According to the Police, the deceased, a with an unidentified accomplice, attacked the filling station on Tuesday at about 8:00pm, armed with a knife and a locally manufactured pistol. After robbing two attendants of ...

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C/Region: Police officers undergo training to fight galamsey

As part of government’s resolve to end illegal mining, popularly called galamsey, the Central Regional Police Command is currently training twenty personnel in Accra to be drafted into the fight against the menace in that region. The training is meant to be replicate in the Central Region, anti-galamsey activities, just as it is being done by the combined military and ...

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C/Region: Police assures ‘terrorized’ nurses of safety

The Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Police Service, COP Rev Ampah Bennin, has assured nurses at the Cape Coast Metro Hospital of their safety, following reports of armed robbery attacks in and around the hospital. He said the Regional Police Command will put in place pragmatic measures targeted at making the hospital and the rest of the Metropolis safe. The ...

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Cape Coast nurses to quit night shifts for security reasons

Midwives and other nurses of the Cape Coast Metro Hospital maternity ward, have given their management up to Friday to provide them security, or they will quit some shifts. The midwives gave a one-week ultimatum to the management of the hospital on October 5, 2017, citing various security lapses in and around the hospital which puts fear in them. The ...

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C/Region: Fire Service to begin safety audit of fuel stations

Following the Atomic Junction gas explosion in Accra, the Ghana Fire Service in the Central Region is set to clamp down on gas and petrol filling stations operating under unsafe conditions within its domain. The region’s fire service will embark on a safety audit “to guarantee regulatory standards,” according to a statement from its headquarters. This is “due to the ...

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No fire hydrant at Mankessim and Cape Coast administrative centre

Checks at the business and administrative hub of Cape Coast as well as the entire Mankessim town have shown that the two notable places in the Central Region have no fire hydrants. This means that should any fire outbreak occur in those places, the Ghana National Fire Service personnel may struggle to put it out. A fire hydrant is a ...

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