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Ahanta West Municipal Assembly

Ahanta West Municipal improves on infrastructure

The Works Department of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly(AWMA)in the Western Region has supervised the completion of a number of projects in the Municipality. The...

Western Region improves on HIV/AIDS coverage

Despite the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic, HIVAIDS interventions have chalked modest increases in coverage in the Western Region. By end of June...
Professor Grace Ayensu Danquah

“Stop the needless attacks on women” – Group warns

A group of women traditional leaders have taken some political actors and social media users to the cleaners for their constant attack on the...
Schools Concern

Weeds takeover basic schools in Western Region

Weeds have now taken over the compounds of some basic schools in the Western Region following the long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some...
Takoradi Technical University

Low turnout of tertiary students in Western Region

The Takoradi Technical University and the Ghana Telecom University have recorded low turnout of students despite President Akufo Addo’s call for final year students...
Coda Development

Tarkwa-Nsuaem to benefit from CODA development projects

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has cut the sod for the construction of three development projects in the Tarkwa Nsuaem constituency of the Western...

Islamic leaders in Western Region call off Friday congregational prayers

The Council of Muslim Chiefs, the Western Regional Chief Imam and leaders of the various Muslim groups in the Region came to a...

STCCI launches digital report on the state of businesses in Western Region

The Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry(STCCI) has appreciated the government for easing the restrictions imposed on individuals and businesses to enable them to...
Some congregants in a dancing mood

Christians in Takoradi divided on reopening of churches

A cross section of people in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) of the Western Region have welcomed the decision of the Government to lift...

Western Region identified as current COVID-19 hotspot

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

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

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

Aslord Company Limited disinfects Aboadze Thermal Plant and host communities

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.

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

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

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

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

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,...

Agona Nkwanta – Busua road to be fixed – MCE

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

Marginal increase in road crashes in Western Region

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

More Men sleep with Men in the Western Region – Research

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

New HIV and AIDS strategy launched in Western Region

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