Hon. David Boakye Advices MMDCE aspirants in the Bono East region to keep United if not appointed

The Bono East regional secretary for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Hon. David Boakye has advised the MDCE aspirants in the region to remain United and not to see each other as rivals incase not appointed. Speaking to the media, he said there has been increasing numbers of contestants in the region which means there are many who are willing to serve but a few would be selected . “There is about 118 aspirants in our region for only 11 portfolios so all the contestants should know only one would…

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Protection of Coastal Communities High on Government’s Agenda — Asenso-Boakye

Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye has said that government is keen on providing protection to communities along the coastlines in parts of the country against the continuous adverse effects of tidal waves and rising sea levels. The Minister made this disclosure when he interacted with the press at Cape Coast on second day of his Two-day working visit to the Central region. “I am in this ancient city of Cape Coast as part of my two-day working visit to the Central region. The tour is aimed at receiving…

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Bank of Ghana commission Diagnosis Laboratory for UGMC

The bank of Ghana has commissioned a Diagnosis Laboratory at the University of Ghana medical Centre(UGMC). The Malecular Diagnostic Laboratory is a facility for the development and performance of molecular Diagnostic test for nucleic acid targets found in a variety of settings in medicine. The Chief executive officer of University of Ghana medical Centre(UGMC),Dr.Darius Osei in an interview with peace news said the new Diagnosis Laboratory Centre which is commissioned by the Bank of Ghana will play in healthcare needs and the exigencies that came with the testing and treatment…

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PHC 2021: Offinso North eyes Municipal status – DCE charges everyone to get counted

Preparations for the 2021 Population and Housing Census by the Ghana Statistical Service are underway in the various assemblies with 27th June set as the “Census Night” to start counting all Persons and Houses in the country. At a local launch of the programme in Akumadan by the Offinso North district assembly in the Ashanti region, award winning DCE Hon. David Kwasi Asare Boakye “Adwumawura” revealed that the they are optimistic of attaining a municipal status at the end of the exercise therefore everyone at the area should actively participate…

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World No Tobacco Day: Regional FDA Secretariat hold sensitization campaigns in Techiman

Yesterday 31st May, 2021 Ghana joined the rest of the world to mark “World No Tobacco Da” celebrated by Member States of World Health Organization since 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and diseases it causes. In view of this the Bono Regional Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) Secretariat in Sunyani which also caters for Bono East and Ahafo regions stormed Techiman to hold series of sensitization campaigns in schools, markets, bus terminals and radio talk shows. Speaking in an interview with the…

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Captain Smart Joins Onua FM Days After Quitting Angel FM

Radio host Blessed Godsbrain Smart, alias Captain Smart has joined Media General’s Onua FM barely three days after resigning from Angel FM. Captain Smart was unveiled as the new radio host of Onua FM/TV’s Morning Show on TV3s New Day show on Tuesday, (June 1, 2021). He was suspended by Angel FM on May 6, 2021, for allegedly repeatedly slandering government officials including President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Captain smart has however denied using insulting words to describe any government official. He was expected to resume work at Angel FM on…

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Okaikwei NORTH MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY LUNCHES 30 DAYS TO 2021 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS NIGHT

Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly has Lunch 30 days to Census night in the Municipal. The Lunch which took place at the Municipal Capital in accra. The Nationwide 30 days to the Census night lunch, is a program design by The Ghana Statistical Service to engage various interest groups and the public in the last 30 days prior to the Census Night date to sensitise stakeholders, develop strategic partnerships, and build trust for the Census. The Municipal Chief Executive officer of the municipality, Hon.Boye Laryer indicates that, 27th June, 2021 night…

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Stakeholders in adolescent reproductive health combine forces to combat alarming rate of teenage pregnancies in Techiman

The alarming rate of teenage pregnancies in the Techiman municipality in the Bono East region has moved stakeholders in adolescent reproductive health to combine their forces to hit the grounds in combating the menace. At a community outreach and sensitization program at Asantanso, Miss Millicent Ocloo Bono East regional project coordinator of Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP) a non governmental organization leading the campaign called on stakeholders to join fight against fighting teenage pregnancies in order to safeguard the future of our girls. In addition, Julian Harrison Mutar UNFPA…

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Dunkwa District Forestry Commission To Plant About 50,000 Trees By June

Mr. Maxwell Oteng Agyekum the District Manager of the Dunkwa District Forestry Commission in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the central region has said effective June 2021, a total of 50,000 trees will be planted across the District. He said the initiative formed part of the Green Ghana Programme, which targeted 5,000,000 trees to be planted all over the country. He told the media, when the commission engaged stakeholder meeting of the celebration of 2021 Green Ghana day, The 50,000 seedlings including Cedrella,Cassia,Vitsia Palm,Coconut, Oranges, Oframo,Emire,Mahogany, Teak and others…

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STAKEHOLDERS IN THE HEALTH SECTOR URGED TO ENSURE ENGAGEMENTS TO END LAB SCIENTISTS’ STRIKE

Vice Dean of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cape Coast Professor Desmond Omane Acheampong has called for stakeholder engagements to resolve issues leading to a strike action by the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists. According to him, medical lab Scientists play a key role in the health delivery system by providing doctors with evidence which eventually influences diagnosis and prescription of drugs. He therefore stated that strike action by lab scientists will greatly affect health care delivery in the country hence the need to immediately resolve all…

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