Central region

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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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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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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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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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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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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Let’s wage war on open defecation in the Center region – Minister

Center Regional Minister Justina Marigold Assan has declared a merciless war on open defecation in the region. Currently, the region has only 19 percent of decent domestic toilets. Ms. Assan described the household toilet deficit as huge and tasked the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to support households without toilets with materials to build […]

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Central region communities disobey directive to arrest Galamsey

Galamsey’s activities destroyed the environment Illegal mining activities, also known as galamsey, are reportedly still going on in some communities in the central region despite the government’s directive to stop such activities. It is further alleged that illegal miners visit the sites at night to mine in order to prevent their arrest by the police. […]

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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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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 […]