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Prof. Oduro receiving prizes on behalf of management

The University of Cape Coast [UCC] Basic School has received two [2] awards out of the five [5] prizes at this year’s University Basic School Sports Association games held in Tarkwa.

The students won the Medley and Soccer competitions. Their rival counterparts from University of Mines and Technology [UMaT] claimed two prizes, KNUST one and UG, none.

Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom

The founder and the 2016 flagbearer of the Progressive People's Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has called on government to give the private sector the needed push to accelerate development in the country.

He said it is erroneous for Ghanaians to assume that government is the only body charged to bring development to the country since the private sector also promotes growth.

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The National Service Association in Cape Coast has embarked on a Teenage Pregnancy Campaign to create awareness on the imminent dangers posed by teenage pregnancy and prostitution.

The campaign follows a survey conducted by the National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) in the Central Region which revealed that young girls in surrounding communities of University of Cape Coast are engaged in “sex for money” and by this increasing the rate of teenage pregnancy and child prostitution in the Metropolis.

State facilities in Ghana’s ten regions are in bad shape and though government is poised to improve on infrastructural development, existing facilities continue to deteriorate.

Many have attributed the problem to the attitude of the Ghanaian and the poor maintenance culture of citizens.

Speaking to the pace at which state properties are destroyed particularly in the Central Region, the Cape Coast Metro Engineer, Felix Korankye Taylor has laid the blame at the door step of residents who he claims are repeatedly tempering with facilities or stealing them.