Tag Archives: Central Region

Support me to deliver prosperity to Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed to Ghanaians to support his government to implement policies and programmes to develop the country and put it on the path of prosperity. “Support my government because all the policies and programmes we have begun to put it place will benefit all Ghanaians in every part of the country. By the end of ...

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Court orders UEW Vice Chancellor to step aside


The High Court in Winneba has ordered the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Mawutor Avokeh, to step aside until a case brought against him is determined. The court order also affects the school’s Finance Officer. The orders were part of the reliefs granted for the interlocutory injunction sought by the plaintiff, Supi Kofi Kwayera, in the ...

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Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese DCE nominee finally confirmed


Members of the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly in the Central Region have today (Tuesday) voted to confirm the President’s District Chief Executive nominee, Felicia Aba Hagan. Her confirmation makes her the last nominee to get the nod of an assembly in the Region, following her initial rejection by the Assembly members earlier in May this year. This brings to two the ...

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C/R girl-child education task-force inaugurated

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A fifteen-member Girl-Child Education task-force has been inaugurated in Cape Coast with the responsibility to champion girl-child education in the region. The team would among others provide education and training to young girls to increase enrollment, retention, performance and transition into higher levels of education. It has also been tasked with the responsibility of providing direct interventions through the payment ...

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Capt. Mahama’s suspected killers now 42

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The Police say some forty-two (42) persons have so far been arrested in connection with the horrendous killing of Captain Maxwell Mahama. Whereas some of the suspects have already been arraigned and remanded, others are being screened and would be sent to court today [Monday]. Captain Maxwell Mahama was lynched by residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region on Monday May ...

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7 arrested in Ashanti Region over Capt. Mahama’s death

File photo: Military in Denkyira-Obuasi

The Ashanti Regional Police Command on Saturday dawn arrested seven more persons in connection with the murder of Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama. Captain Mahama was lynched by some residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region after residents claimed they mistook him for an armed robber. The police have so far arrested some 17 suspects and have vowed to arrest all ...

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Central Region school lands in danger – Minister warns

Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan

The Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan, has revealed that most second cycle institutions in the Central Region are on lands that have not been properly acquired. The situation, he stated, “has been a major factor encouraging private developers to encroach on public lands”. He made the revelation in his maiden speech at the first Central Regional Coordinating Council meeting for ...

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I’ll make C/Region too hot for criminals – DCOP Ampah Benin


The new Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Rev. Nenyi Ampah Benin, has promised to make the region an uncomfortable place for criminals. According to him, the Central Regional police service under his watch will pay serious attention to crime prevention. He said the command is going to embark on strategic swoops periodically to apprehend criminals from their hideouts, while deepening police ...

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Efforts intensified to prevent Cholera in Central Region


The Central Regional Red Cross Society in collaboration with the Regional Health Directorate and other stakeholders have intensified efforts to prevent a possible cholera outbreak in the Region this year. As part of the efforts, the Society has distributed 100 hand washing buckets, soap and detergents to communities, schools, public toilets and other public places to encourage hand washing practices. ...

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Adisadel College to cut down admissions by 50% if…


Parents aiming to secure  admission for their wards at  Adisadel College in the Central Region this year may be disappointed following the school’s decision to cut down on admissions by half. According to the management of the school, they have had to take that decision because of inadequate accommodation facilities. The headmaster of Adisadel College, William Kusi Yeboah explained that ...

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