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Ghana Journalists Association (GJA)

GJA Western Region to Launch Media Awards

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

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

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

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...
Op Vanguard Arrest Galamsey

OP Vanguard in Western Region Arrests Two Illegal Miners

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

Minister Vows to Improve Security in Western region

Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Regional Minister Designate for the Western Region, has pledged to enhance the safety of residents in the Region despite...
Birth registration

Five districts in the Western Region exceeds births and deaths targets

The Western Regional Office of Births and Deaths recorded a total of 66,688 births with 34,002 males and 32,686 females between January and December...
malaria

Western Region: Under Five Cases of Malaria Reduces

The availability of test kits and strict adherence to treatment protocols on malaria continue to yield positive results as the Western Region recorded 26.4...
Education Teachers Awards

Gilbert Nyame Adjudged best Outstanding Teacher in Western Region

Mr Gilbert Nyame, a Basic school teacher of the Asankran Breman Basic School in the Amenfi West District of Western North has emerged as...
Eni Ghana’s Project Clean Beach

Eni Ghana’s Project Clean Beach Launched in W/R

The Eni Ghana has initiated a community based “Clean beach” initiative, to clean-up the shorelines of communities of Sanzule, Bakanta, Krisan and Eikwe, in...
boxing gloves

GBF Repeats Call for Western Regions Boxing Revival

Mr Sidik Shardow, chairman of the Western Region of Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF), has said, there is the need to revive boxing in the...
Election in Ghana

Ghana’s EC Moves Towards ROPAA Execution

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday took a step towards operationalization of the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA) 2006 (Act 699), which...
Western North Secretariat

Western North Secretariat for Wassa Amenfi Instated

The Divisional Chief of Wassa Sompre in Wassa Amenfi Central of the Western Region, Nana Sasraku Gyimah II in collaboration with Amenfi Youth for...
fire

2018 Western Region recorded 328 fire cases

A total of 328 fire cases were recorded in the Western Region last year as against 415 in 2017. Out of the number, 25 injuries...
Mr Ato Panford

MP for Shama Assures Populist That Government is on Track

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Shama in the Western Region, Mr Ato Panford has stated that the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party government was...
Deputy Western Regional Minister, Hon. Gifty Kusi

Deputy Minister Makes Passionate Appeal to Cabinet

Mrs Gifty Eugenia Kusi, Deputy Western Regional Minister, has appealed to cabinet to develop the region since it contributes significantly to the growth of...
dog

Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality Battling Increasing Dog Bite Cases

The Veterinary Services Department in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municiplaity of the Western Region in 2016 recorded 208 dog bite cases as compared to a...

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...
Takoradi receives its EDGE Green Building Certification

New Mall in Takoradi receives its EDGE Green Building Certification at Launch Event

The newly-constructed Takoradi Mall on Thursday received its Standing for Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) Green Building Certification at the launch of...

KNUST Students Tour Rigworld Training Centre

Final year students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) over the week paid a familiarization tour of the...

Ghana’s Agric Minister Tours Two Farms in Western Region

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, has paid a familiarization tour to two farms in the Western Region to get...

NALAG condemns ‘barbaric’ murder of Assemblyman for Sefwi Nsawora

The National Association of Local Authorities (NALAG), the mother union of all MMDAs and its members on Friday has condemned the gruesome murder of...

UNDP To Launch Human Development Report On Northern Ghana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to launch a Human Development Report on Northern Ghana entitled “Bridging the Poverty Gap and Fostering Socio-Economic...
arrested

Amenfi Central: 2 Chinese Illegal Miners Nabbed

The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) of the Operation Vangaurd has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District...
Chief

Hotopo Community Now Has A New Chief

The Hotopo community in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region over the weekend displayed a colourful tradition of enthroning a new leader...
Kojo Amponsah Bogoso

Bogoso Robbery: police make great progress

The Police Intelligence Directorate (PID) has made a breakthrough in arresting suspects involved in a robbery in Bogoso in the Western Region, where one...

Committee on Minerals Development Fund Project Sworn In

A 15-Member Multi-Stakeholder Minerals Development Fund (MDF) monitoring committee has been inaugurated at Daboase in the Wassa-East District of the Western Region. The committee has...

Committee on Minerals Development Fund Project Sworn In

A 15-Member Multi-Stakeholder Minerals Development Fund(MDF) monitoring committee has been inaugurated at Daboase in the Wassa-East District of the Western Region. The committee has Nana...
Deputy Western Regional Minister, Hon. Gifty Kusi

Western Region Welcomes GNPC Foundation Quiz

GNPC Foundation launched the maiden STEM (Stem, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) QUIZ today at Akroma Plaza in Takoradi. The aim of the exercise is...
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4 People Get Bail for Assaulting A Teenager

Three men and a woman are in the grips of the law for allegedly assaulting a teenager at Domeabra, a suburb of Dadieso in...