The Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipal Assembly has celebrated six  communities in the municipality for attaining open defecation free status.
The communities include Aduko, Saman Abotar Park, Domproase, Kampromu, and two others.
A Sanitation Committee set by the Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan to look at sanitation management in the region has identified that environmental health and sanitation practices in public places in the region are very poor.
Giving details on the findings of the committee, the Chair, Ben Issah said most foodstuffs are sold at markets with very poor sanitary conditions.
Some of the markets, he noted, lack urinal and toilet facilities, a situation he described as worrying.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has extended a message of goodwill to students at the start of the end of the first semester examinations of the 2017/18 academic year.
Prof. Ampiah, together with the Registrar, Mr. John Kofi Nyan and the Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Onyame, toured a number of examination centers to acquaint himself with preparations and to motivate the candidates.
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.