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Gh¢117m needed to complete Koforidua Affordable Housing project

The project engineer for the Affordable Housing project in Koforidua, Bio Sackey, has revealed that an estimated GhC117 million will be needed to complete the whole project. Speaking to Citi News after a visit to the project site by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Mr Sackey said that the project, which was awarded in 2001 under ex-president John Agyekum Kufuor, was ...

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KOTECH students granted bail after attack on SDA SHS

Four students of the Koforidua Technical Institute (KOTECH), have been granted bail after they allegedly attacked students and teachers of the Seventh Day Adventist Senior High School in Koforidua. The four students, Emmanuel Aduomi, 19; Raymond Oppong, 17; Aseidu John, 19 and Amanor Enoch, 19, were earlier arrested by the New Juaben Municipal Police Command during the said attack. The ...

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Koforidua traders protest against relocation to new market [Photos]

More than 300 petty traders in the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua, took to the streets  on  Thursday morning, to protest the Juaben Municipal Assembly’s decision to relocate them from the streets to a newly constructed market. The traders, mostly women, were clad in red, as they marched through some principal streets of the regional capital, before presenting a petition to ...

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Koforidua Food Bank supports 2,000 beneficiaries in 3 months

Volunteers of Eastern Harvest, operators of a Food Bank in Koforidua in the Eastern Region, have called on civil society and other private individuals and companies, to assist the Eastern Harvest Food Bank, to continue its mandate of giving free food items to the poor and needy, aged and widows in the community. The non-profit organization has supported over 2,000 ...

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Thousands walk against breast cancer in Koforidua

Thousands of Ghanaians last weekend thronged the streets of Koforidua in the Easter Region to participate in the walk against breast cancer. The walk which is in its 7th year and aimed at increasing awareness about the disease was themed “our breasts, let’s check them.” The event was organized by the Breast Care International (BCI) in collaboration with the Peace ...

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11 critically injured in accident at Nankese near Koforidua

Eleven people are said to be in critical condition at the Suhum and Koforidua Government Hospitals, following an accident at Nankese, a village close to Koforidua in the Eastern Region. A black Audi Q7 with registration number GG- 9931-15, while overtaking another vehicle after slight rain in the area, skidded and crashed into an Urvan Mini bus with registration number ...

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Police on manhunt for persons who turned Koforidua river into ‘blood’  

Police in the Eastern Region are on a manhunt for persons who turned the Nsukwao River within the New Juaben Municipality red. The Nsukwao Township in Koforidua was agog on Saturday after residents saw the river that passes through the area turning red with some suspecting that it was blood. Some residents had immediately read superstition into the incident, as ...

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Free SHS: Angry parents of stranded students petition Minister

Over 50 parents on Wednesday morning petitioned the Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour, at the Regional Coordinating Council over what they term as the refusal of school authorities to provide their wards with boarding accommodation. This action by the parents comes barely two days after Citi News reported that some parents are still stranded at the Seventh Day Adventist Senior ...

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Errand boy on the run after stealing GHc600,000

Police in the Eastern Region is on the hunt for a man suspected to have stolen GHc 600,000 in cash from a man he stays with. The fugitive, Yaw Abdulai alias Yaw Welle, was an errand boy who lived with the victim and is suspected to have broken into his room on the evening of August 8 and stolen the cash. Police ...

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Panicky UT Bank customers besiege Koforidua branch

Customers of UT Bank at Koforidua in the Eastern Region have besieged the bank’s premises following the takeover by GCB Bank. Over 60 customers of the Bank gathered outside the building, demanding access into the banking hall. According to them, they had arrived at the Bank, which should have been open for business at 1 pm, per a directive from ...

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