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The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC], Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah has advised faculty, staff and students of the university to celebrate the festive season in moderation.

In his Christmas message to the university community read on his behalf by the Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro at the second university wide carols Service last Thursday, the Vice Chancellor cautioned members of the university community against engaging in activities that have the tendency to cast a slur on their image.

A resident at Ola Madina has disrupted the Cape Coast Metro Assembly [CCMA] from demolishing his bar along the coastal areas of Ola Madina in Cape Coast.

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly, CCMA began a demolishing exercise along the coastal areas of Cape Coast last Thursday.

The exercise which began at the beach side opposite the Nurses and Midwifery Training College involved the Police, the Fire Service, National Disaster Management Organisation [NADMO] and City Guards.

Journalists in the Central Region last Thursday were given training by organisers of the Open Defecation Free Ghana Campaign ahead of its launch. T

he campaign is scheduled to be launched in Central Region on the 7th of December. Meanwhile, the region ranks fifth in Open Defecation in Ghana according to Ghana Statistical Services, says Emmanuel Addai, a UNICEF Ghana communication consultant.

Speaking to the press, Emmanuel Addai revealed the purpose of involving journalists in the Open Defecation Free Ghana Campaign was to give thorough briefing to the media and to “discuss the role that the media can play to ensure that the campaign actually succeeds.”

He added that “the campaign is targeting eradication of open defecation from Ghana as part of the total sanitation campaign that the president launched in November.”

A children’s playground has been opened at the Kakum National Park in the Central Region.

The aim of this new branch of the national park, is to help diversify its tourism potential and serve as the perfect place for children who visit the park to play, learn and interact with nature.

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