Tag Archives: Sekondi Takoradi

Land acquisition hustle; a threat to healthcare in Sekondi-Takoradi [Article]

Land acquisition vs healthcare in Sekondi Takoradi

The growth in the population of the Western Region, driven largely by the increased exploitation of its natural resources, requires adequate health institutions and other infrastructure to offer medical services to the ever growing population, and also to create jobs. To this end, I am going to highlight the frustrations of those managing health systems and other key sectors of ...

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Karpowership engages stakeholders at Sekondi-Takoradi

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi-Takoradi Municipality to sensitise them on its operations. The Corporate Communications Specialist of Karpowership Ghana, Miss Sandra Amarquaye, said the engagement was in line with the Company’s principle of having transparent, trustworthy and sustainable relationship with its stakeholders. “The engagement is to ensure ...

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Relocation of bus terminals only to decongest Sekondi-Takoradi – MCE

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Anthony Kobina Kurentir Sam, has explained that the Assembly’s decision to relocate some transport terminals to the refurbished Apremdo Bus Terminal, is not an action targeted at any transport operator. He insists the exercise is only to ensure that the city’s traffic situation improves. Mr. K.K Sam described as an eyesore the sight of drivers ...

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Takoradi: Man arrested for burning mother’s house

A 29-year-old resident of the Zenith Electoral Area in Takoradi in the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolis, has been arrested after he reportedly set his mother’s house on fire on Tuesday. The Western Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, ASP Olivia Adiku, confirmed that the suspect is in custody. All items belonging to the suspect’s mother and that of ...

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Sekondi-Takoradi: 21 persons arrested for open defecation

21 persons have been arrested by a joint taskforce of Police and Environmental Health Officers for openly defecating at unauthorized spaces within Sekondi Takoradi metropolis in the Western Region. The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has begun a metro-wide operation on the practice. The 21 were arrested in two separate operations at Amanful, the center of Takoradi and Ekuase in Sekondi. ...

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STMA inaugurates sub-metropolitan councilors

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has inaugurated its 79 councilors in the four Sub Metropolitan areas in the metropolis. This was after the 79 elected assembly members had sworn the oath of secrecy, oath of allegiance and oath of office. The 79 is made of 20 assembly members each from the Sekondi, Takoradi, Essikadu/Ketan and the Effia Kwesimintsim Sub metros. Tanokrom ...

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Sekondi-Takoradi Assembly to embark on cleanup exercise on May 6

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) in the Western Region, has set May 6, 2017,  to embark on a mass clean-up exercise to rid the Twin City of filth. This will be the first major cleanup exercise supervised by the new Mayor, Mr. Kobina Kurentsir Sam, since he assumed the reigns of leadership of the STMA. Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis some 6 years ...

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Fixing railway will determine NPP’s chances in W/Region in 2020

The Western Regional House of Chiefs has said the New Patriotic Party’s, (NPP) political fortunes in the region will dissipate if it fails to fulfill its promise to revamp the railway sector. According to the House of Chiefs, the development of the rail sector is non-negotiable considering its contribution to economic development in the region. As part of efforts to ...

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