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Gain sand and destroy beaches in the central region

earn sand About a two-hour drive west of Accra is Cape Coast, the captivating capital of the central region, home to a number of tourist attractions. The area remains a favorite with vacationers seeking pristine, undisturbed weather along its stunning stretch of coastline. However, a myriad of human activities, particularly sand mining along the coast, […]

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Sand-Gaining, a torturous environmental crime destroying Central Region beaches

Share this with more people! About a two-hour drive west of Accra is Cape Coast, the captivating capital of the central region, home to notable tourist attractions. The area remains a favorite with vacationers seeking pristine, undisturbed weather along its stunning stretch of coastline. However, human activities, including sand extraction along the coast, have aggravated […]

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Zoomlion deploys over 400 workers to clean up central region for Independence Day celebration

Speaking to reporters in Cape Coast, Central Region, Zoomlion Public Jobs Manager for Central Region, Robert Kingsley Ayemi, said his team, which started working before Game 6, will continue to work even after the match. event to ensure that the Cape Coast Sports Stadium, the event venue and its surrounding communities, were always clean. “We […]

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Zongo and Town Centers Coordinator Completes Central Region Tour

The Presidential Coordinator of the Zongo and Town Centers Development Secretariat, Ben Abdallah Bandah, paid a two-day working visit to the central region as part of his nationwide familiarization tour. He was in the Center region on the 26thand and 27and January 2022 to learn about the concerns, challenges and opportunities for Zongos and inner […]

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LCB Worldwide organizes a free fumigation exercise in the central region

Crisis Management Company, LCB Worldwide Ghana Limited and the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) took their market center fumigation project to Cape Coast on Saturday 29th January 2022. As was the case with the Abossey Okai spare parts market in the Greater Accra region and the six shopping malls in the eastern regional capital, […]

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GPRTU chairman in central region banned over allegations of financial embezzlement and autocracy

Regional news for Friday, January 28, 2022 Source: Kwafo Eric, Contributor 2022-01-28 Central Regional President of GPRTU, Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) Central Regional Chairman Alhaji RS Artey has been banned for allegations of financial malfeasance, autocracy and dictatorship leveled against him. This is contained in an official letter from the National Union Leadership […]

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Central region records increase in fires in 2021

The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded a marginal increase in fires from 611 in 2020 to 624 in 2021. According to the Service, 40% of the fires, which were mostly domestic, bushfires, vehicular, industrial and commercial collisions, were extinguished before firefighters arrived. Assistant Commissioner of Fire (ACFO) John Amartey, […]

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The central region records a 12.8% drop in the number of road deaths in 2021

Share this with more people! A total of 211 lives were lost in road accidents in 2021 in the central region, indicating a 12.8% reduction from 242 cases in 2020. During the period under review, 1,442 people were injured compared to 1,511 in 2020, a decrease of 4.6%. However, road accidents increased by 3.3% last […]

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Central region records marginal increase in fires

40% of fires were extinguished before firefighters arrived The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded a marginal increase in fires from 611 in 2020 to 624 in 2021. According to the Service, 40% of the fires, which were mostly domestic, bushfires, vehicular, industrial and commercial collisions, were extinguished before firefighters […]

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The central region is preparing to attract investors

Development plan The Central Regional Coordination Council (RCC) has announced plans to launch its first Regional Development Plan (RDP) and Trade and Investment Fair (TIF) in the first quarter of 2022. Ms. Justina Marigold Assan, Central Regional Minister who announced the interventions, said they would become the blueprint for transforming the region for accelerated development. […]

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Police to flush out 13 crimes endemic in central region

The Central Regional Police Command has pledged to work diligently to tackle the 13 most prevalent crimes on the rise in the region. These are; murder, theft, defilement, rape, kidnapping, illegal mining, human trafficking, assault, lawlessness, chiefdom conflicts, theft, traffic accidents and petty theft. He said that for effective policing, the command has divided its […]

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The NRSA identifies accident locations in the central region and advises drivers to be extremely careful at these locations

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has identified areas and places in the central region that record most road accidents in the region and wants drivers to be extremely careful when driving along these. places. The Authority says that despite several measures put in place to reduce accidents, road accidents continue to occur, killing many […]

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Police to unmask 13 crimes endemic in central region

Some of the police officers captured in a photo during the singing service The Central Regional Police Command has pledged to work diligently to tackle the 13 most prevalent crimes on the rise in the region. These are murder, theft, defilement, rape, kidnapping, illegal mining, human trafficking, assaults, lawlessness, chiefdom conflicts, theft, traffic accidents and […]

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GHS seeks media and community support to achieve vaccination target in Central Region

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is seeking media and community support to advocate for vaccination against COVID-19 as some communities in the region are refusing vaccination. Deputy Director of Health Services for Central Region Public Health, Dr Kwabena Sarpong, says while some attribute their refusal to biblical reasons, others will simply decline for personal reasons. […]

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Central region has no active cases of Covid-19 – Director of Public Health

The deputy regional director of the public health center, Dr Kwabena Sarpong, revealed that the region had no active cases of Covid-19. He said that so far the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the region is 4,907 and 98% of the number have recovered with 31 deaths. “As I speak today, we do […]

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Central region registers zero cases of Covid-19 for the first time

The Central Region has become the first region in the country to record zero cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. The region has recorded 4,907 cases so far, 98% of which have fully recovered. Speaking at a press conference in Cape Coast, Deputy Regional Director of Public Health Dr Kwabena Sarpong said […]

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Government supports 500 poultry farmers in central region

They received 5,000 roosters and 1,000 piglets at subsidized prices for breeding under the Livestock for Food and Employment (RFJ) scheme of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA ). Mrs. Justina Marigold Assan, Central Regional Minister revealed this when she in turn attended the National Farmers Day celebration and trade show in Cape Coast. […]

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Farmers’ Day: the Center region is 90% ready for the 37th celebration

Marlet The Central Region is 90% ready in its preparations for the 37th National Celebrity Day celebration, to be held in Cape Coast, the regional capital. The celebration, which will culminate on December 3, would be held at Adisadel College Park, which is undergoing a massive facelift with most hotels fully booked ahead of the […]

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Central Region 90% ready for the celebration of the 37th National Farmers Day

Some of the preparatory work includes road facelifts Preparations are well underway as the ancient city of Cape Coast, the central regional capital, warms up to host the 37th annual National Farmers Day celebration under the theme “Planting for Food and Jobs; consolidating food systems in Ghana ”. The event to be honored by the […]

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Over 1,000 lives saved by ambulance service in Central region

The National Ambulance Service (NAS) treated 1,088 patients between July and September in the central region. The beneficiaries had different emergency health issues ranging from maternity to road accidents, medical cases, investigation cases and some special duty cases. Mr. Francis Ohemeng Nyantakyi, regional director of NAS, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) […]

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Central region on high alert for yellow fever outbreak

Therefore, he has intensified the surveillance of all nomads known to have been the main agents for the spread of the deadly disease in certain parts of the country. Dr Akosua Owusu-Sarpong, Regional Director of GHS revealed this at the Regional Coordinating Council meeting in Cape Coast. GHS on Friday, October 29, informed the public […]

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Commercial drivers are the leading cause of road accidents in the Central region

The number of vehicles involved in accidents increased from 1,245 to 1,234 Commercial drivers in the central region are the leading cause of road accidents in the region, the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) said. The NRSA said the region recorded 571 traffic accidents, mostly caused by commercial vehicles between January and October of this […]

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Central region sees drop in teenage pregnancies

The Central region has seen a significant reduction in teenage pregnancies as it recorded 10,301 cases in 2020 compared to 10,914 cases in 2019. Statistically, the figure indicates a drastic drop to 613 cases. Regional Center Minister Justina Marigold Assan made the revelation during a one-day engagement on “Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence” […]

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Play Soccer Ghana supports youth in central region with TVET training

Play Soccer Ghana, a sport for development A non-governmental organization supported 24 young people in Cape Coast with technical, vocational, entrepreneurial and technological training. The organization, headquartered in Cape Coast, has deployed program interventions in six regions of the country, comprised of 16 women and 8 men with livelihood skills in occupations including soap making, […]

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President Akufo-Addo on tour in the Central region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will begin a two-day tour of the central region from Monday, October 18, 2021, as part of his annual working visits to the sixteen (16) regions of the country. President Akufo-Addo’s itinerary will include commissioning and inspection of projects under the government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative as part of its industrialization program, […]

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Akufo-Addo on tour in the central region

President Akufo-Addo will begin a tour of the central region on Monday, October 18. This is part of his annual working visit to the 16 regions of the country. During the tour, he will commission and inspect projects under the 1 District 1 Factory initiative. The visit will begin with an inspection of the engineering […]

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Central region: four teenagers drown in British Komenda

The central regional town of British Komenda was in a state of mourning following the drowning of four teenagers on the beach on Saturday 2 October. Six children went swimming where community leaders say it is an unauthorized place – a place where their sea god rests. Two of them who were rescued were treated […]

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Central region police instruct leaders of transport unions to assess drivers’ psyche

The Central Regional Police Command calls on the region’s transport unions to work on the psyche of commercial drivers in order to reduce their speed and unnecessary overtaking. Regional Police Commander DCOP Kwadwo Antwi Tabi said frequent crashes on the region’s roads, especially on the Accra-Cape Coast highway, could easily be avoided if drivers were […]

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Central region loses 190 accident victims in six months

Many firefighters are traumatized by the many scenes of bloody accidents they encounter This year is barely nine months old, but already 190 lives have been lost in traffic accidents in the Central region between January and July of this year. This figure represents an increase of 45 lives lost compared to the same period […]

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109 roads under construction in the central region of Ghana

109 roads are under construction in the central region of Ghana, according to Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the minister of state for roads in the Government of the Republic of Ghana Amoako-Atta revealed to Cape Coast during his tour of the region to inspect some of the ongoing road projects. He said 28 of the 109 road […]

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Stop Riding Commercial Tricycles – Central Region Police to Residents

The Regional Police Central Command urges residents of the region not to frequent tricycles, commonly referred to as “Pragya”, used for commercial activities in the region, particularly in the metropolis of Cape Coast. According to the police, the use of these vehicles for commercial purposes is prohibited by law and the public should not support […]

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Central region police encourage residents to provide voluntary information as they command a police station built by the Church of Pentecost

The Central Regional Police Command has called on residents to assist the Ghana Police Service with credible information that would lead to the arrest of the criminals living among them. The area grabbed the headlines after the murder of Anglican Primary School principal Asepetu at his Cape Coast home. Regional Police Commander DCOP Habiba Twumasi […]

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Man seized by Central Region Police for alleged robbery

flight Central Regional Police Command arrested a 19-year-old boy for an alleged attack in Gomoa Amanda. The suspect, Godwin Quarahie and his accomplice (now at large) allegedly poured a potent pepper-like substance into the eyes of an Okada driver, beat him and stole his motorbike. The suspect along with an accomplice on Sunday, April 25, […]

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Central region is rapidly losing its coastline – Environmentalists warn of consequences

Environmentalists have expressed serious concerns about the rate of coastal erosion in the central region due to increased human activities along the waterfront. They said the region loses around four meters of its coastline each year due to unregulated sand mining and warned of dire socio-economic and environmental consequences if stringent measures were not taken […]

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Odeefuo Afankwa III wins the place of the Council of State in the Central region

Odeefuo Afankwa III, supreme leader of the traditional Breman Essiam zone, emerged victorious in the Council of State elections held in Cape Coast on Friday. He received 31 votes out of a total of 44 votes, beating six other candidates in his candidacy for the post of regional representative of the Council of State. He […]

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I will pursue aggressive policies to reduce poverty in the Central region — minister-designate

The Minister Designate for the Central Region, Mrs. Justina Marigold Assan has pledged to pursue aggressive policies and programs that will create decent jobs, especially for the youth, to reduce poverty among the people. According to her, despite the many resources and economic potential the region was endowed with, it was of great concern that […]

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Ghana: government undertakes 109 road projects in central region

Cape Coast – The government is undertaking 109 road infrastructure projects in the central region to improve transport and stimulate economic activity. Of the 109 road projects under construction, 28 fall under the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA), 55 under the Department of Feeder Roads and 26 under the Department of Urban Roads. In addition, a […]

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The president ensures the development of the central region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo expressed the government’s commitment to prioritize the needs of the people of the central region with massive road infrastructure and industrial development. He said the government has made an allocation in this year’s budget for road construction and reviving ailing enterprises to give a strong boost to the job creation […]

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The number of road deaths decreases in the Center region

The central region has seen a sharp drop in the number of traffic fatalities, largely due to an enhanced safety education campaign combined with strict law enforcement. The region recorded 43 deaths in the third quarter of the year, down from the total of 46 in the same period last year, representing a reduction of […]