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Only 40 units of blood at Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital

The Blood Bank at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital spends 15 units of blood on the average, a day. The blood is spent on pregnant women, on accident victims, on emergency cases and in some instances based on doctor’s recommendation. Currently there are only 40 units of blood in stock …

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2017 BECE: STUDENTS CURSE SCHOOL

11 out of 17 students who completed the Dr. Bemish Junior High School in Axim in the Nzema East Municipal of the Western Region in 2017 have cursed authorities of the school for their inability to enjoy the free senior high school educational policy. The students who took part in …

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STMA: Re-roofing of Mpintsin AME Zion completed

Re – roofing of the entire Mpintsin AME Zion B School has been completed. It was completed on Monday September 18, 2017 at around 2:00pm. Teachers and pupils of the school have started cleaning the classrooms for brisk teaching and learning to commence. Parents and residents of Mpitisin last week …

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Works on Takoradi mall to commence soon

The Sekondi- Takoradi Mayor Anthony K.K Sam has assured that in no time the Western Region will get a shopping mall as government makes effort to create jobs for the teaming youths within the metropolis. He made this revelation at the 2nd ordinary meeting held at the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolitan Assembly …

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Sekondi – Takoradi Police chases “Don One”

The Criminal Investigation Department of the Western Region Police Command is on the lookout for a Nigerian living in the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolis with the street name “Don One” for a robbery attack. “Don One” and another alleged robber Isaac Boadu, currently in the grips of the police, in …

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Coastal children for sale for GHC50

A research conducted by a socio-environmental research and advocacy, Friends of the Nation (FON), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Adiembra in the Sekondi – Takoradi metropolis of the Western Region has found out that most single parents living along coastal communities of the Central Region are selling their children …

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Ahanta West: Akyinim Chief prioritizes security

As part of efforts to deal with any form of criminal activity in Akyinim community near Cape Three Points in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region there are fervent moves to establish a police post in the town. Chief of Akyinim Nana Gyentsi Amoako X intimates a police …

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FEDERATION OF GHANAIAN JEWELLERS ANGRY WITH GOVERNMENT

The Federation of Ghanaian Jewellers (FGJ) are angry with government over the virtual collapse of their business. The anger , according to the group, is necessitated by the sudden breakdown of the jewellery industry, therefore pushing members out of business. Mr. David Ellemawusi Kweku Nimo, Western Regional Secretary of the …

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Preparatory works on Kojokrom – Tarkwa lines commence

Workers of the Ghana Railways Company will this morning Monday September 18, 2017 begin preparing rail lines from Kojokrom to Tarkwa in the Western Region. The workers are expected to clear the tracks off weeds and any other impediments. A team of engineers will also be working alongside the workers …

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Free SHS: Dadieso DCE arrests teacher for extortion

A Mathematics tutor at the Dadieso Senior High School in the Western Region Stephen Akpor Adjei has been arrested for extortion. The District Chief Executive for Dadieso Christian Baah caused the arrest of Mr. Akpor Adjei in the early hours of Sunday. Narrating events leading to his arrest to Skyy …

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STMA takes over re-roofing of Mpintsim AME Zion School

  Work has resumed on the re-roofing of the Mpintsim AME Zion School in the Sekondi – Takoradi metropolis of the Western Region. Parents and residents of Mpintsim a suburb of Kojokrom on Tuesday September 12, 2017 prevented authorities from reopening the school. This was because the entire roof of …

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ECG REMOVES ELECTRIC POLES FROM AWONA BEACH

The Electricity Company of Ghana is currently relocating power cables and poles from the Awona Beach in the Shama District of the Western Region. This is to prevent any unforeseen electrocution due to persistent flooding of the community. The Awona Beach has since the beginning of this year been experiencing …

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[Photos] WR: Enchi floods

Parts of Enchi the capital of the Aowin/Suaman in the northern part of the Western Region have been flooded. Skyypowerfm.com has learnt the flood was caused by rains which started around 5:30a.m Tuesday September 12, 2017. Currently two filling stations on the Enchi – Asankragua road have been submerged. A …

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STMA: Parents prevent school from reopening

Scores of parents and residents of Mpintsim a suburb of Kojokrom in the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region in the early hours of Tuesday besieged the AME Zion Primary School to prevent authorities from reopening the school. According to the angry parents the school is not in …

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Takoradi’s most wanted criminal identified at police parade

The Western Region Police Command on Monday September 11, 2017 paraded four suspected hardened criminals at the regional police command for identification. The suspects are said to be carrying out their nefarious deeds in the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolis and beyond. The identification parade was for the regional police command …

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Free SHS: Continuing students on scholarships will not be abandoned

The government has assured continuing students on scholarships in senior high schools (SHSs) of its readiness to continue supporting them financially. Beneficiaries include those on the Scholarship Secretariat’s database and those benefitting from the Ghana Cocoa Board’s (COCOBOD’s) scholarship scheme.  In an interview with the Daily Graphic in Accra on …

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WR: Registration for free SHS commences smoothly

Registration for the free Senior High School program has commenced without any major challenges in second cycle schools in the Western Region. As early as 5a.m Monday September 11, 2017 scores of parents had lined up at the administration offices of the various senior high schools to check on the …

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Free SHS beneficiaries begin enrollment process today

The first batch of Junior High School graduates to benefit from the government’s Free SHS program will report to their various schools today [Monday] to begin the processes for their enrollment. This is despite the fact that some prospective students are yet to confirm the schools they have been placed …

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New deadline for SHS placements now September 30

Government has extended the deadline for the registration of Junior High School graduates into Senior High Schools (SHS) for the fourth time. The new deadline according to a statement signed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, is now the end of September 2017. “The deadline for accessing …

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TWO IN COURT FOR FELLING TREES IN FOREST RESERVE

Two persons have appeared before the Takoradi Circuit Court for engaging in illegal logging in the Subri Forest Reserve Wassa East District of the Western Region. The two accused persons, Isaac Otibah 35, a farmer, and John Zukore, 35, a Chainsaw operator both natives of Wassa Essaman in the Wassa …

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Shama MP causes arrest of NPP women’s organizer

The Konkohemaa of Aboadze in the Shama District Florence Awortwi has accused the Member of Parliament for the area Ato Panford for causing her arrest for questioning him over the constitution of the premix committee for the district. Madam Awortwi who is also an NPP Polling Station Women’s Organizer at …

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IFEST commends government for expanding Free SHS Eligibility criteria

The Institute for Educational Studies (IFEST) have commended government for widening the coverage of potential beneficiaries for her flagship Free SHS Programme. According to the institute, government needs to be commended for heeding to calls to redefine the eligibility criteria for the programme. In a press statement issued Wednesday 6 …

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Smartphones in Schools: Resource Libraries and ICT Labs instead

Rev Seth Ameyaw Danquah, Managing Editor of the Young Advocate children’s newspaper, a local newspaper in Takoradi in the Western Region has thrown his weight behind the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) on calls for students not to be permitted to use smart phones in school to enhance academic …

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Minister of Railway Development honored by the Methodist Church

Minister for Railway Development Joe Ghartey has revealed engineers are preparing the final design for the rail lines from Kojokrom in the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolis towards the Mpohor District in the Western Region. He is expecting that work will begin on those lines once the final designs, which he …

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