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Illegal Structures along the beaches within the Cape Coast Metropolis

The Central Regional Director of Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority, formerly, Town and Country Planning, Martey Korli, has indicated that the development of structures along the beaches within the Cape Coast metropolis is illegal.

According to him, a consensus reached at a stakeholder meeting indicated that such developments were illegal and needed to be stopped to ensure the beach front is protected.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Ghandinagar India.

The agreement would, among other provisions, strengthen capacity of faculty members in UCC’s Department of Forensic Sciences and offer advanced training opportunities for Ghanaian students in the field of forensics.

A key feature of the agreement is the establishment of an Institute of Forensic Sciences at UCC.

UCC Hospital

The University of Cape Coast [UCC] Hospital has recorded a third suspected case of cholera within a week.

According to a Principal Nursing Officer of the Hospital, Esther Cobbinah, preliminary tests run on the individual showed evidence of “vibro cholerae” the bacteria responsible for causing cholera present. However, more conclusive tests are being run to confirm the case.

Speaking on the Atlantic Wave on Tuesday, Madam Cobbinah indicated that over the past three [3] years the efforts of the health directorate within the region to cause a change in the lifestyles of people has consistently been defeated with the successive recording of cholera cases.

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. This year’s observance focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members.

In particular, the Day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting early childhood education and lifelong learning opportunities for children and youth.

The Day also aims to discuss the importance of ‘knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development.