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NCCE cautions security against threats of vigilantism, fundamentalism and secessionism

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Eastern Region has urged the security services to be vigilant against threats posed by vigilantism,...
Covid

Eastern Regional Hospital upgrades COVID-19 Treatment Centre

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The Eastern Regional Hospital has upgraded its 13-bed COVID-19 Treatment Centre to provide improved and critical support for patients on admission. The centre, which has...
GIS three-day Management and Regional Commanders Retreat

COVID-19 remains a threat to national security in Ghana – Minister

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Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior, says COVID-19 is a real threat to national security and called for effective collaboration among security...

Eastern Regional Hospital upgrades COVID-19 Treatment Centre

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The Eastern Regional Hospital has upgraded its 13-bed COVID-19 Treatment Centre to provide improved and critical support for patients on admission. The...
Fuel

Koforidua commercial drivers grumble over fuel price increase

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Some commercial drivers in the New Juaben Municipality have complained about the increases in fuel prices, saying the situation is having a negative toll...
coconut water

Coconut prices surge in Koforidua as demand slumps

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Consumer prices of coconut fruits have increased from GHS2.00 to GHS2.50 in Koforidua, a phenomenon sellers attribute to hikes in transport charges combined with...

Trinity Presbyterian Model School wins “Cook Book” contest

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Trinity Presbyterian Model School polled 247 points to beat three other schools to win the maiden edition of "Cook book" contest organised by the...
Donation Hospital

Foundation donates incubators to Koforidua and Atibie hospitals

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Mr Seth Acheampong, Eastern Regional Minister, in collaboration with Kokrokoo Charities Foundation, has donated four incubators to the Koforidua Regional Hospital and the Atibie...
May Day

COVID-19: May Day celebration remains low-key in Koforidua

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About 150 labour union leaders under the umbrella group, Trades Union Congress (TUC), gathered at the GNAT Hall in Koforidua to mark this year's...
accident

Easter Region records 152 road accident deaths in first quarter of 2021

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A total of 152 persons died in the First Quarter of 2021 through road accidents in the Eastern Region, as compared to 80 deaths...
Disability

COVID-19: PWDs call for implementation of Disability Act

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A GNA feature by Bertha Badu-Agyei As the impact of COVID-19 continue to ravage the global economy and lives, Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) have made...
jail bars

Security officer sentenced to 31 years imprisonment for incest

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A 38-year-old security officer with the Attorney-General’s Department (AG) in Koforidua, Sampson Agyei, has been sentenced to 31 years imprisonment for having sex with...
court

Motorbike robber gets 15 years imprisonment

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A Koforidua Circuit Court presided over by Mrs Mercy Adei-Kotei has sentenced one Maduku Kwadwo to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour on two...

E/R Library to hold “Maiden Cook Book” contest for JHSs

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Four Junior High Schools will participate in the “Maiden Cook Book" contest to be organised by the Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Library...
Tax Prosecution

GRA to establish Tax Court to determine tax evasion cases

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has planned to establish a tax court to deal with tax evasion prosecution cases as part of its intensive...
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NCCE intensifies campaign on COVID-19 vaccination

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)in the Eastern Region is embarking on an intensive drive to ensure every citizen partakes in the ongoing...
Court

Fetish priest in court for dealing in fake money

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A Koforidua circuit court presided by Mrs Mercy Adei-Kotey has granted bail to a fetish priest in the sum of 150,000 Ghana cedis...
gender gap

Economic empowerment key to achieving gender balance – Gender Department

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Mrs Juliana Abbeyquaye, Acting Eastern Regional Director, Department of Gender of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has indicated that economic...
children

School children defy COVID-19 protocols during Easter break

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Children in Koforidua in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region, during the Easter school break have been found to be playing...
Christians

Christians urged to confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour

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Apostle David Akure Appiah, an Associate Pastor for Perez Chapel, Koforidua has advised Christians to take advantage of the death of Jesus Christ...
funeral

Public worried over disregard for COVID-19 protocols at funerals

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A cross-section of the public in Koforidua has expressed worry over the disregard of COVID-19 protocols during funerals and other social gatherings like wedding...
Census Call

2021 Census: Government Statistician calls for cooperation on areas with boundary disputes

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Professor Kobina Annim, Government Statistician, has called for cooperation on areas likely to spark boundary issues to ensure a successful Population and Housing Census. He...
robber

Fear grips Lartey Gas residents over increased robbery attacks

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Residents of Lartey Gas, a community in the New Juaben North Municipality, are living in fear over increased robbery attacks in the area, with...
Cassava-Response

Stakeholders discuss Ghana’s cassava viral diseases response plan

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The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of Ghana (CSIR) has engaged stakeholders in the food industry on...
Ndpc

Strengthen capacity of Department of Social Welfare and Community Development – NDPC

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has called for the strengthening of the capacity of the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development for...
Road

Koforidua-Nyamekrom road construction to begin soon

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Work on the 10.5 kilometre Nyamekrom road in the New Juaben South Municipality will start by the end of this month, the Assembly has...
Mallam Tijani Koforidua Foundation

Mallam Tijani Koforidua Foundation receives support towards a library project

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Alhaji Abdul Razak, a philantropist has donated GHC10,000, two trips of sand, two trips of stone chippings and a quantity of quarry dust towards...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Participants at IWD celebration calls for more education on the COVID-19 vaccination

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Participants at a forum to mark the International Women's Day (IWD) celebration in Koforidua have called for intensified education on the COVID-19 vaccination...
Mallam Tijani Koforidua Foundation

Mallam Tijani Koforidua Foundation inaugurates Board of Trustees

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The Mallam Tijani Koforidua Foundation has inaugurated a 21-member Board of Trustees to oversee the construction of a community library. The one-storey library, which was...

Strengthening CHPS implementation, critical to reducing maternal deaths – Dr Appiah-Denkyira

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Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Former Director-General of Ghana Health Service (GHS) has emphasised the need to strengthen the implementation of the Community Health and...