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New company takes over ECG on February 1

The new entity that will assume the assets and operations of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Limited is set to take over from the first of February this year. The move is expected to ...

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Rite FM holds ‘Car Akwantuo Dialogue’

Rite FM in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service and the Somanya Drivers Union on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 held its first ever road safety stakeholders forum. Dubbed ‘Car Akwantuo Dialogue,’ the event held under the theme; Drive Alive, I‘ll ...

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Upper Manya: PWDs cautioned against selling life sustaining aids

Following government directive regarding the disbursement and use of the Persons With Disability (PWD) share of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF), the Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly has distributed economic and income generation items to 438 PWDs out of ...

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Public urged to consume fruits for health gains

The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Health Promotion Officer, Miss Rose Lawer has encouraged the general public to cultivate the habit of eating fresh and safe fruits in addition to their regular meals for better health conditions. According to her, fruits ...

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United Krobo Foundation maintains calls for free electricity supply to Krobos

Pressure group, United Krobo Foundation isn’t relenting in its push for free electricity supply to residents of two Krobo districts, Yilo Krobo and Lower Manya Krobo. The group has threatened to stage a massive demonstration against the Volta River Authority ...

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E/R: 9,037 teen pregnancies, 76 maternal deaths recorded

Between January and October 2018, a total of 9, 037 teenage pregnancies cases were recorded at various health posts in the Eastern Region. Maternal death cases have been rampant after a total of 76 cases were also recorded for the ...

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Women participation in decision making still low – Golda Asante

After 23 years of the Beijing Declaration for gender equality and the empowerment of all women everywhere, Ghana could boast of minima improvement despite the country’s subscription to the declaration. Speaking at a forum on Thursday, Mrs. Golda Asante, the ...

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Yilo NDC insists govt intends relocating main campus of UESD from Somanya to Bunso

The Yilo krobo wing of the opposition National Democratic Congress has in a release dubbed, ‘the USED saga, setting the records straight,’ rejected claims by President Akuffo Addo that the University of Environment and Sustainable Development will not be relocated ...

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University of Environment will remain in Somanya – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the people of Somanya, in the Yilo Krobo Constituency of the Eastern Region, to ignore the propaganda fed into the system by elements of the National Democratic Congress, to the effect that the ...

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Most homes in Yilo Krobo without toilet facilities

More than 70% of homes visited by Rite News on Monday to assess the availability of toilet facilities for domestic use has uncovered rather disappointing findings. The visit which falls in line with this year’s World Toilet Day discovered that ...

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