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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. [contextly_sidebar id=”Otl9KjnTa2wGIzgpBw5YdLDyXtBRXtYC”]According to them, they had arrived at the Bank, which should have been open for business at 1 pm, per a directive ...

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Danger looms as Koforidua-Mamfe road caves in

Traders, passengers and drivers who ply the Koforidua-Mamfe Aburi to Accra road daily face possible danger as half of a section of the road has been eroded by heavy rain fall. The eroded section is located after the sharp curve before a police barrier between Tinkon and Nyamebekyere in the Eastern Region. The downpour, which lasted for close to an ...

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Water shortage: Koforidua students resort to ‘gutter water’ [Video]

A severe water shortage has hit the Koforidua Technical School (KOTECH) at Koforidua in the Eastern Region. The over 1000 students of the school have had no water flowing through their taps for the past two weeks, as the only borehole in the school is out of service. This comes almost a week after the Eastern Regional office of the ...

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Korle-Nkwanta residents in fear over robbery attacks

Residents of Korle-Nkwanta, a suburb of Koforidua in the New Juaben Municipality, are living in fear due to the rampant attacks of armed robbers in the community. They have therefore appealed to the Eastern Regional Police Command for a police post in the area. According to Mr. Yaw Owusu, the Assembly Member for the area, from January to March this ...

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Fallen tree kills student at Koforidua Ghanass, 6 injured

A male student has died, with six others injured, after a tree fell at the Ghana Senior High School, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region. Confirming the incident to Citi News, the Effiduase District Police Commander, ASP Dan Yaaro, said “Yes, I can confirm the accident at Koforidua Ghana Senior High School, which occurred last[Saturday] night. We are currently in the school ...

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NPP supporters take over public toilets in Koforidua

Supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the New Juaben North and South Constituencies in the Eastern Region have forcibly taken over the operations of public toilets in the municipality. This happens in the wake of several other reported seizure of public properties in other regions of the country after the swearing in of the New President Nana Addo ...

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Disaster committee stops construction of fuel station

The Eastern Regional Disaster Management Committee has ordered that construction works on a filling station at Anglo Town, a suburb of Koforidua, be halted. This comes amid growing concerns over the safety of residents in the area. The filling station is being built close to a cluster of houses, and this the Regional Minister, Mrs. Mavis Ama Frimpong Gati, said ...

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