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The two day national security forum organised by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of University of Cape Coast [UCC] in collaboration with the Foundation for Security and Development in Africa and the National Peace Council has ended with a call on Policy implementers to translate the outcome of deliberations into hands on policy interventions.

According to the Director, Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre, Dr. Kwesi Anning who made the call, the forum involved multiple stakeholders who raised critical issues on sustaining Ghana’s peace and security.

Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah is the National Security Minister

The National Security Ministry has warned Ghanaian students desirous of pursuing further studies in Eastern European countries to be cautious of some persons parading as recruitment agents with the aim to help them gain admission.

A statement issued and signed by the National Security Minister, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, said two Ghanaian nationals; Charles Nketsia and Samuel Zunweri have been recently conned by one Laud Tettey Nagatey.

Beach-Side Bars In Cape Coast

Operators of drinking spots and bars along some beaches in Cape Coast have defied an order by the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly [CCMA] directing them to stop operation for failure to follow due process in setting up these places.

Pig farmers who have erected structures along the beaches were equally served notice to move from these points but a visit by ATL FM News on Wednesday indicates the operators are in business while the pig farmers are also defying the order.

Benya Lagoon

The Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipal Environmental Coordinator, Alex Damptey, says the assembly cannot in any way be blamed for the embarrassing state the Benya lagoon in Elmina was during the just ended Bakatue festival.

The lagoon was swamped with so much fifth raising questions about the sanitation situation in the municipality.

Ghana places 50th on the list of the 69 poorest countries in the world. This is according to a study published on February 13, 2017 by the Global Finance Magazine based on the 2016 IMF World Economic Outlook Database.

The report has Central African Republic placing first with a host of other African countries featuring prominently among the poorest countries of the world.

Ghana’s neighbours Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote D’Ivoire placed 12th, 18th and 45th respectively.

The Cape Coast North Sub-Metro has suspended activities of all information centres.

In a letter addressed to the operators of all public information centres sighted by ATL FM News, the activities of these centres stand suspended until their operations are duly registered with the assembly and are ready to comply with the rules and regulations governing the operations of these centres.

The people of Elmina in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem (KEEA) Municipality on Saturday climaxed this year’s celebration of Edina Bakatue Festival with a grand durbar that brought together chiefs, indigenes of the area and well-wishers.

The Honourable Member of Parliament of KEEA, Mr. Samuel Mills, addressing the gathering said issues that bother on the development of the youth in the country must be of national concern since they are the future.

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