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Covid-19: Is it fear or stigma?

Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion or feeling caused by a threat of danger, pain, or harm whiles stigma involves negative attitudes or...
child marriage

Thirteen communities in E/Region declared child marriage-free

Thirteen communities in the Eastern Region have been declared child marriage- free after an intervention by some organisations to halt the trend. What this means...

Medical fees, a major challenge to victims of rape and defilement

Some few weeks ago, I met a young woman who narrated how her 11 year old girl was defiled by a 45 year old...

FDA monitors hand sanitizers on the market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has begun monitoring all hand sanitizers on the markets in the Eastern Region to ensure that they were...
Presbyterian Church of Ghana

Presbyterian Church of Ghana bans all church official travels

The General Assembly Council (GAC) of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has banned all official travels relative to the church until further notice...
Education Okere Measures

Okere District institute measures to improve upon education

The Okere District Assembly has instituted measures to improve upon education in the district especially,...

Court sentences fetish priest to death for murder

A Koforidua High Court presided by Justice Mrs Cecilia Naa Shormeh Davis, has sentenced to death Kwabena Thomas Oduro, a fetish priest, on two...
jail bars

Court jails Police officer 20 years for robbery

A Koforidua Circuit Court presided by Mrs Mercy Adei-Kotei, has sentenced a Police officer, lance corporal Seidu Gasty to 20 years imprisonment each on...

Only one woman was disqualified by Eastern Region NPP Vetting committee

Apart from Ms Gloria Ofori Boadu, a Legal Practitioner, the Eastern Regional NPP Vetting Committee has cleared all women to contest in their...
independence celebration

ERCC gives special awards on Independence Day

The Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has awarded two people for supporting the organization of the independence parade in the region over the years. ...

Seventy-nine aspirants to contest NPP primaries in the Eastern region

A total of 79 aspirants have filed their nominations to contest the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries in 27 constituencies of the Eastern...
Ghana Card

Mass registration for Ghana card to begin in Eastern Region

The National Identification Authority has so far, registered a total of 9,813,242 eligible Ghanaians, printed 8,408,721 cards and has issued cards to 6,186,679 applicants...

PCG inaugurates interim committee for Presbyterian College of Health

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana(PCG) has inaugurated an interim organising committee to oversee the process and preparations towards the establishment of the Presbyterian College...

Plan International Ghana, improving girls’ education in the Eastern Region

Ama Tako is a 15-year old girl residing at a village in the Akuapem North district. She started her menses at the age of...
year of return 2019 logo

‘Localise the ‘Year of Return’ for community development’

Nana Adwoa Bene Beyeeman, Guantoahemaa of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, has called for the Year of Return to be localised to ignite the people’s...

Localise “Year of Return” for community development – Queen mother

Nana Adwoa Bene Beyeeman, the Guantoahemmaa of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, has called for the localization of Year of Return to ignite interest of...

NARM Ghana holds leadership training for executives

The National Association of Registered Midwives Ghana (NARM-GH) has trained 50 of its executives to become good leaders in their field of work. ...

Family donates six-bedroom semi-detached house to Akyem Abuakwa Presbytery

The Family of the late Madam Selina Oppong Asare, a staunch Presbyterian, has donated a six bedroom semi-detached house at...

MCG, government partner to improve environmental-sanitation

Ghanaians have been tasked to demonstrate enthusiasm for environmental sanitation issues to help stem the deteriorating ecology and bio-diversity resource. This was also critical...

Joshua Mortoti to take over Newmont Goldcorp Akyem Mine as General Manager

Mr Joep Coenen, the General Manager of Newmont Goldcorp, Akyem Mine, has announced that Mr Joshua Mortoti, General Manager for Operations Services, would...

Okyenhene organises party for 5000 children

Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the Okyenhene, has organised a party for more than 5000 children at Kyebi as part of his 20th Anniversary celebration. ...

PTC 94 old students hold thanksgiving service

Adikanfo 94, an alumni of the Presbyterian Training College (PTC), has organized a thanksgiving service in Koforidua to thank God for seeing them...

Vice President launches New Juaben Traditional Area’s development day

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana, has launched the New Juaben Traditional Area Development Day in Koforidua. This was part of activities marking...

Western and Northern Regions take turns to showcase culture at NAFAC

The Western and Northern Regions showcased impressive traditional dances when they had their day at the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture...

CHRAJ sensitizes Eastern Region House of Chiefs on Corruption

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has urged traditional rulers to develop and implement a code of conduct for themselves to...

Contractors trained on Tendering and Costing on Labour Intensive Public Works

A three-day Pre-Tender and Costing Training for contractors on labour Intensive Public Works (LIPW) has been organized for contractors from in the country under...

EC assures of “tactile jacket” to aid visually impaired in Referendum

The Eastern Regional office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has assured the visually impaired that tactile jackets would be available to aid them in...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

“High attrition rate calls for periodic training of parliamentarians”

Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye, Speaker of Parliament has stated that the high attrition rate in parliament called for periodic training of parliamentarians so that...

Promote healthy gender norms in the family unit-ICDP

The Country Director for the International Child Development Programme (ICDP), Mad Joyce Larnyoh, has called on parents and guardians to promote healthy gender norms...

EC engages women and PWDs on DLE and referendum

The Electoral Commission (EC) in its effort to encourage full participation in the upcoming District level Election (DLE) and referendum, has trained women and...