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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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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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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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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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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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Somali forces capture key areas from al-Shabab in central region

Map of Somalia The Somali National Army (SNA) and regional paramilitary forces from Galmudug (Darwish) on Friday captured key areas that were under the control of al-Shabab in Harardhere in Mudug region in central Somalia. Mohamed Tahlil Bihi, commander of the Somali infantry forces who was leading the operation in the area, told SNA radio […]

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Somali Joint Forces kill 50 al-Shabab militants in central region

Al Shabab Somali forces backed by international forces on Tuesday killed 50 al-Shabab militants and injured 80 others in an airstrike carried out on the site of Qaycad in the central region of Mudug. The Galmudug Homeland Security Ministry said in a statement that SNA and Galmudug forces attacked al-Shabab bases in Qaycad near the […]

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Mfantseman Girls wins the Central Region Renewable Energy Challenge

Renewable Energy Challenge Mfantseman Girls’ School in the Central Region Mfantseman Municipality on Monday won the 2021 edition of the “Renewable Energy Challenge” for high schools in the region. They beat out keen competitors including Adisadel College, St. Augustine’s College, and Mankessim Senior High/Technical. Mando Senior High/Technical, Academy of Christ the King, Komenda Senior High […]

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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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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 […]