Tag Archives: Volta Region

Volta Region places last on health league table


Volta Region ranked lowest in the 2017 first quarter regional feedback health league table of the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The Region in the 2016 national health league table for the Ghana Health Service recorded the lowest performance on the least range of the “Performance Gauge” (PG) scale, with its performance in the period under review described as “unsatisfactory,” placing ...

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A hungry man in the streets of Anloga [Article]


If you have a business idea of establishing a food joint in Anloga in the Volta Region with aims of raking in profit, then you may want to reconsider that decision. This is because the culture of the people may not encourage the viability of such venture. Located on the lower bank of the Volta River in the Keta Municipality, ...

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Maiden ‘No.9 link up’ held in Ho


It was an exciting homecoming and networking weekend in Ho, when indigenes of the Volta Region converged on the Regional Parks and Gardens to relive the socio-cultural values of region. The event dubbed “No. 9 LinkUp” seeks to provide a platform for indigenes to share ideas and support each other towards the realization of a common goal of stimulating the local ...

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Ziope SHS students sleep in laboratories

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Students of Ziope Secondary School in the Agortime-Ziope District of the Volta Region are compelled to sleep in the school’s laboratory and parts of the classroom blocks which authorities have turned into dormitories. Although the school is yet to fully operate a boarding system, the arrangement according to school authorities is to improve academic performance and accommodate students, who stay ...

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Nubuke Foundation exhibition explores borders and boundaries


In the past five days, nearly 100 Ghanaians have been deported from the U.S. The number is expected to grow, according to reports that the Trump administration will remove 7,000 Ghanaians from the U.S. before the end of the year. Though Ghana is a stable nation, with no recorded wars since the middle of the 20th century, young Ghanaians emigrate ...

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Battor residents demonstrate over bad roads [Photos]


Residents of Battor, the capital of the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, hit the streets today [Wednesday] to protest and demand the construction of roads in the area. Residents say the roads are in a deplorable state and become unmotorable after heavy rains. They say the situation is affecting education and businesses in the area. Addressing the media during ...

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We need foreign aid to tackle tidal waves – Atta Akyea

Samuel Atta-Akyea

The Minister for Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has said there is the need for external donor support to assist government permanently to address the persistent problems of tidal waves sweeping through coastal communities. According to him, the existing sea defence project aimed at checking the problem is capital extensive, hence government cannot undertake it alone. He made the comments ...

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Approach Nkonya-Alavanyo dispute intelligently – Youth group

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The youth of Alavanyo in the Volta Region, has called on the Kpando Divisional Police Commander, Superintendent Prosper Ahlidza, under whose jurisdiction the recent atrocities are occurring in Alavanyo and Nkonya, to go beyond mere speculations, and employ intelligence led approaches in tackling the troubles in the area. At a press conference in Alavanyo, the youth group; Alavanyo Youth Association, observed ...

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Volta MMDCE nominations; 9 rejected, 16 confirmed


The first phase of Municipal and District Chief Executive nominees’ confirmations ended today in the Volta Region with 9 out of the 25 nominees suffering rejections from their assembly members. The 9 causalities, including three females, were all rejected after failing to meet the requirement of a 2-third approval of the assembly. Madam Millicent Kabuki Carboo, Miss Ella Boateng and ...

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We’ve hope in President Akufo-Addo – Togbe Afede

Agbogbomefia of the Asogli state, Togbe Afede XIV

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli and President of the National House of Chiefs says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s commitment to the development agenda of the country was giving hope to the citizenry. “Your commitment to stop galamsey, One District, One Factory policy, tour of the sub-region, planting for food and jobs and free Senior High education are exciting. ...

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