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Covid

Western Region identified as current COVID-19 hotspot

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The Western Region has been identified as COVID-19 hotspot as such Health Experts would be dispatched to step-up containment efforts, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director...
Children stand near a makeshift structure at Makerere trading centre in Zesui sub county, Sironko district, eastern Uganda, Nov. 23, 2015. With a steady population growth rate of 3.24%, the Uganda government is currently encouraging its population to practice family planning to avoid population explosion in the near future. The country has the second youngest population in the world.(Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Uganda distributes relief food to flood victims in western region

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The Ugandan government on Sunday began distributing relief food to hundreds of people displaced by flash floods in three districts in a western region. ...
Health Mask Fda

COVID-19: FDA approves eight more masks

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The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved the manufacturing of eight more local nose masks to help in the fight against COVID-19. ...
Disinfect

Aslord Company Limited disinfects Aboadze Thermal Plant and host communities

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The Aboadze Thermal Plant and other communities within the Shama District of the Western Region have benefited from government's massive disinfection of major markets...

NCCE embarks on public sensitization on COVID-19 in Western Region.

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The Western Regional National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), with support from Vivo Energy Ghana Limited, Church of Pentecost, Takoradi Branch is educating the...

The fight against COVID-19 – an overview of the Western Region

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and its collaborating partners have played major...
ghana expo

Western Region hosts Ghana Gold Expo 2020

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be the guest of honour at the opening of the maiden Ghana Gold Expo, which is being held...
Photo taken on Sept. 3, 2019 shows the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday inaugurated the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation (MNF) Building built by China Railway Construction Engineering Group (CRCEG). (Xinhua)

Tanzanian authorities seize 50 firearms in two refugee settlements

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Tanzanian authorities said on Wednesday they have seized 50 firearms, including military weapons, and arrested 17 suspects in two refugee settlements in the western...

Scrap dealer killed in motor accident

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Yusif Fusieni, a 40-year-old scrap dealer, was killed in a motor crash at Aboso in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region. Four others,...
road

Agona Nkwanta – Busua road to be fixed – MCE

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Madam Henrietta Mary Eyison, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) in the Western Region (WR) has refuted claims that...
accident

Marginal increase in road crashes in Western Region

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The Western Regional Directorate of the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA),has recorded a marginal increase in road crashes in 2019 as against 2018. A comprehensive...

Adopt a can-do attitude in 2020, Elder Antwi urges Christians

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Mr Thomas Antwi, an Elder of the Church of Pentecost, Bethel Assembly in Takoradi in the Western Region, has called on Christians to...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Ninty women in the Western Region to contest in the upcoming District Assembly Elections

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A total of 90 women have filed their nominations with the Electoral Commission to contest the upcoming Assembly Member Election in the Western...

Sixty year-old woman crowned Best Farmer for Tarkwa-Nsueam

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A sixty year-old woman has won the Overall Best Municipal Farmer for Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Western Region. At the 35th Farmer’s Day celebration...

Western Region invites investment in 400 million dollar coconut industry

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Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, Western Regional Minister has invited investors to explore opportunities in the coconut production industry in the Region. He said the...

German NGO enrols 80 youths into vocational training

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A German funded non-governmental organization (NGO) has enrolled 80 youths in the Adjua and Akwiidaa communities in the Western Region into home-schooled vocational training. The...

The Poverty Situation In Cocoa Growing Communities In Ghana

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Government's interventions have since ushered cocoa farmers in the country into destitution and are still living way below globally defined poverty levels, which is...
oil palm seedlings

Tanzanian army to distribute 500,000 palm oil seedlings in western region

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The Tanzania National Service, a wing of the country's army engaged in productive and economic activities, said on Friday it planned to distribute 500,000...

Ghana Oil Industry: A Blessing or Course – Alex Mould Joins Debate at...

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In 2010, Ghana joined the ranks of oil-producing countries in Africa with the current output of 120,000 barrels per day. This has greatly elevated...
men-to-men

More Men sleep with Men in the Western Region – Research

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Dr. Samuel Aidoo, Western Regional HIV Coordinator has bemoaned the rising figures of men sleeping with men (MSM) in the region, calling for a...
HIV-and-AIDS

New HIV and AIDS strategy launched in Western Region

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Stephanie Sullivan, the United States Ambassador to Ghana has launched the new "HIV and AIDS Joint Strategy" to achieve epidemic control in the Western...

Gov’t of Ghana marries U.S. to reach HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Western Region by...

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U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan has traveled to the Western Region to join Government of Ghana representatives and the UNAIDS Country...
Abraham Kofi Asante

Abraham Kofi Asante wins Amenfi West Constituency NPP Primaries

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On the other hand, the Chief Executive Officer for the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC), Abraham Kofi Asante has won the parliamentary...
maiden festival

Western Region needs factories to maximise forex revenue from coconut

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Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, Tuesday, urged entrepreneurs to set up factories to process coconut in the area, which produces about...

Take up leadership roles in the ICT industry – Minister

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Sixty (60) girls from selected basic schools in the Western Region are in Accra to participate in the Girls-in-ICT initiative mentorship week aimed at...
Ghana Journalists Association (GJA)

GJA Western Region to Launch Media Awards

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The Western Regional Chapter of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) would soon launch a regional media awards scheme to reward professionalism and exceptional...
Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah

Dr Kobby Okyere Darko Becomes Western Regional Minister

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Dr Kobby Okyere Darko, the new Western Regional Minister says continual improvement was key in advancing development particularly in the Western Region with its...
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Western region witnesses arm-wrestling competition

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Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF), in partnership with ABL's Eagle Extra Stout, will commence the 2019 competition calendar with a nationwide Armwrestling Challenge. The challenge, dubbed...
accident

Tarkwa-Bogoso Road Accident kills four

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Four people have been killed in a gory motor accident on the Tarkwa-Bogoso Highway in the Western Region. The accident happened around Sel fuel filling...
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OP Vanguard in Western Region Arrests Two Illegal Miners

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Operation (OP) VANGUARD personnel within the Wassa Akropong Municipality and Amenfi East District in the Western Region have arrested two suspected illegal miners and...