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The Acting Central Regional Commander for the Narcotics Control Board [NACOB], Riis Kofi Oduro has rubbished a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report that puts Ghana as the third [3rd] Transit destination for cocaine in Africa.

Ghana has been ranked the third [3rd] cocaine transit destination in Africa behind Nigeria and South Africa respectively.

According to the 2016 World Drug Report by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the illegal shipment of cocaine comes from South America en route to Europe and Brazil.

Residents of Elmina within the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipality on Tuesday undertook a sanitation exercise as part of preparations towards the celebration of this year’s Edina Bakatue Festival.

According to the Sanitation Officer for the municipality, Alex Damptey, the exercise which is the first of a series of sanitation exercises to be undertaken in the four traditional areas within the municipality started on a good foot.

The mysterious death of two children at Ntranoa, a community within the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] municipality has sown seeds of fear among residents of the community and others around it.

The two female children aged 5 and 2 disappeared on Thursday, a few minutes after their heavily pregnant mother, aged 27, sent them on an errand. Efforts to locate the whereabouts of the two proved futile only for their remains to be found the following day floating on “Nana Efua Sriwii” – a river within the community.

At the time of ATL FM News team’s visit to the community on Monday, residents were visibly shaken by the incident.

Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro has called for the restoration of the science remedial programme which was initially offered by the university some years back.

He explained, the results of Senior High School candidates in science have not been very encouraging adding that in 2016, only 48.48% of students secured passes in Integrated Science making their admission into tertiary institutions difficult.