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Tag Archives: Eastern Region

Suhum: Prostitutes ‘protect’ brothel, chase away Tourism Authority officers

Some staff of the Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Tourism Authority, were chased away by alleged sex workers of a brothel at Kotokoli Zongo in the Suhum Municipality, after they tried to gain access to the structure. The officers from the Authority, who had gone to the makeshift structure in a bid to ascertain whether the facility was being used ...

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Koforidua Central Market gets toilet facility after 30-yrs

Market women at the Koforidua Central Market in the Eastern Region, were full of smiles and appreciation over the weekend, when the Municipal Chief Executive of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Madame Comfort Asante, together with the Municipal Health Director, Dr. Ekow Kwaitoo, and other members of the Assembly, inaugurated a 6-seater water closet toilet facility at the market. The ...

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E/Region: Family of missing child call for speedy investigations

The family of an 18-month old baby who was allegedly abducted in their home at Kyebi New Town in the Eastern Region last week, are urging the police to speed up investigations into the matter. The family, who are emotionally traumatized after the baby who was playing with his twin brother on their corridor mysteriously disappeared, are afraid their hopes of ...

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Police deny ignoring sodomy claims against Somanya teacher

Police in the Eastern Region have denied claims that they have refused to investigate allegations that a teacher has been sodomizing his students at a school in Somanya. According to the police, they commenced investigations into the matter when the claims were first made and are poised to proceed with the probe with the cooperation from parties involved. In a Citi ...

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E/R: 2 pupils drown in galamsey pit at Akyem Takorase

Two pupils of the Methodist Primary School at Akyem Takorase in the Denkyembuor District of the Eastern Region lost their lives when they went swimming in an abandoned galamsey pit on Sunday. The deceased pupils, Kwaku Bright and Jonas Aryeetey, both under age eight, went with a third person, Francis Dzifa, went to swim in the pit located in an ...

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Three more arrested over New Juaben robberies

The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested three more persons in connection with series of robberies in the New Juaben Municipality and its surrounding areas in the Eastern Region. This brings the number of related arrests to six. The Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, confirmed this development to Citi News. “This was a robbery attack that ...

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Citi FM adjudged best tourism oriented radio station in E/R

Citi FM has been adjudged as the best Tourism Oriented Media organization

Citi FM has been honoured as the best Tourism Oriented Media organization for the Radio category at the 2017 Eastern Regional Tourism Awards Ceremony held over the weekend. Citi FM, noted for its rich content and dedication to promoting the local tourism industry, fended off serious competition from other media houses to win the coveted award. Addressing the prestigious gathering ...

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18 sex workers granted bail in New Juaben

The Eastern Regional Police Command has granted police enquiry bail to 18 suspected female sex workers in the New Juaben Municipality. The 18 suspects, aged between 20 and 36, were rounded up at 1:30am on Thursday, February 8, in a dawn swoop by a police patrol team at vantage points in the regional capital, Koforidua, where they ply their trade. ...

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5 injured in shooting at NPP Chairman’s house in Akyem-Akroso

Five persons including an 11-year old boy, who is said to be in a critical condition, have sustained gunshot wounds following an attack at the home of the Akyem-Akroso NPP Chairman at Oda in the Eastern Region. The 5 are among 200 youth of Akroso who besieged the house of Frank Anim Bediako the NPP chairman of the Constituency, to disrupt ...

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Akyem Sekyere: 32 pregnant teenage girls drop out of school

About 32 adolescent girls at Akyem Sekyere, a village close to Anyinam on the Accra Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region, dropped out of basic school in 2017 due to teenage pregnancy. Young girls between the ages of 10 and 16 years actively engage in sexual relationships with their peers and older men at Akyem Sekyere, catchment areas like Abekoase, ...

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