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Western Region

Defunct railway sector has delayed economic fortunes of WR – regional minister

The Western Regional minister Dr. Kweku Afriyie has bemoaned how successive governments have neglected the country’s railways sector. According to him the railways contributes immensely to the country’s economic fortunes hence the neglect of the railways sector by successive government has affected the country’s development significantly. “The attitude of successive …

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SEK/T’DI: 29 year old sets mother’s house on fire

A 29 year old resident of the Zenith Electoral Area in Takoradi in the Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolis Tuesday November 21, 2017 set fire to his mother’s house.All items belonging to his mother and that of a neighbor have been completely burnt. The young man whose name has been given …

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20 year old jailed for engaging in galamsey

A 20 year old gentleman has been sentenced to 2 month imprisonment by a circuit court in Takoradi for engaging in “galamsey” at Salman in the Nzema East District of Western  Region. The convict Nicholas  Dankwah, pleaded guilty  to his charge of ” being on a premise for unlawfully purpose. …

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Shama District Partners Italian Investors for Industrialization

Government’s industrialization drive has yet received another boost from the private sector as Italian investors have expressed interest in the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the Shama District. The investors lead by a delegation from the Marche Region, a highly industrialized area in Italy and the Member of …

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WR: GEPA LAUNCH ONE – DISTRICT ONE EXPORT PRODUCT IN TAKORADI

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has launched its policy of one – District -one – exportable product policy at Takoradi in the Western Region. Ghana Export Promotion Authority dwells on the policy to partner  MMDCE’s within the region to identify traditional crops in their various district that could be rolled …

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“HELP REVIVE COCONUT FACTORY” – DCE TELLS INVESTERS

The District Chief Executive for Jomoro in the Western Region, Hon Ernest Kwofie is calling for the revival of the coconut processing factory in the district. According to him it appears, investors and corporate entities in the country have lost sight of the economic value in the processing and sale …

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TAKORADI(Video): THIEF BEATEN TO THE PULP

He snatched a Tablet phone from a mother who had gone to pay the fees of her ward at Tadisco on Friday, November, 10 in the afternoon He tried bolting with two other accomplices but luck eluded him. https://www.facebook.com/nhyirabapaakwesi.simpson/videos/1507884342627359/

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Shama District Assembly commences relocation of Anwona Beach

The Shama District Assembly has begun clearing a site for the relocation of the Anwona Beach community. The assembly has secured a large expanse of land some three kilometers away from the old community for the relocation. The District Chief Executive Joseph Amoah, the Chief of Anwona Beach and other …

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Concerned Citizens of Sekondi demand for Omanhen

The Concerned Citizens of Sekondi in the Sekondi – Taoradi Metropolis are reiterating their demand for a Paramount Chief for Sekondi. The group insists it is “disgustingly disgraceful” for Sekondi to be without a Chief. They say it has become palpably clear to all indigenes both home, abroad and well …

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Tarkwa/Nsuaem: “lashing” police station officer transferred

The Commanding Officer of the Tarkwa Nsuaem Division of the Ghana Police Service ACP Edmond Ohene Bosompem has confirmed that the Dompim Police Station Officer has been transferred to his command. ACP Ohene Bosompem indicated that the officer was transferred on November 1 following the alleged case of lashing. “He …

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Lecturers at Holy Child College of Education go on strike

Lecturers at the Holy Child College of Education in Sekondi Takoradi have complied with a directive from their national leadership to stage an indefinite strike action in protest of unpaid salaries. The teachers had earlier threatened not to work if government fails to pay salary arrears owed them since October …

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Jomoro gets DCE after four attempts

After four attempts Jomoro now has a District Chief Executive. President Akuffo Addo’s second DCE nominee Ernest Kwofie was on Wednesday November 1, 2017 overwhelmingly endorsed by the general assembly. He had 47 yes and 2 no after the ballots were counted. His win appears to have been predictably clear. …

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George Ayisi’s apology is laughable- lecturer

Social commentator and Lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School Dr. Kobby Mensah, is describing the apology from Mr. George Ayisi – Boateng, Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa as a farce. Speaking Thursday November 2, 2017 on Skyy power FM’s Jolly Breakfast Show Dr. Mensah opined Mr. Ayisi …

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School feeding: Shama District Assembly engages 29 caterers

The Shama District Assembly is engaging 29 caterers under the School Feeding programme. The caterers are expected to cook sumptuous meals to students in the district for the 2017/2018 academic year. In August this year, the assembly interviewed some 33 caterers who expressed interest to cook under the school feeding …

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