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The Edinaman Senior High School (SHS) emerged winners of the 2017 edition of the Central Regional Science and Maths Quiz competition held in Cape Coast on Friday. They bagged 52 points to beat University Practice SHS which came second with 36 points, followed by Adisadel College with 28 points.

For their prizes, Edinaman received a trophy and a GH¢1,000.00 while University Practice SHS and Adisadel received GH¢ 600.00 and GH¢ 400.00 for placing second and third respectively.

By this feat, Edinaman SHS is tasked with a huge responsibility of performing exceedingly well at the national level as the region is the defending champion in the National competition and is hoping to retain the title this year.

Former President John Mahama

The bane of agriculture in Africa is the disinterest of educated young people in the sector, Ghana’s former President, Mr John Dramani Mahama has said.

According to him, the perception that agriculture is not financially rewarding and not “cool” has made African youth turn their back to the sector.

Delivering a speech on the topic: “Agriculture is Cool: Engaging Africa's Youth” at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in India on Monday 22 May, Mr Mahama said there was the need to make agriculture attractive for the African youth to increase their involvement in the sector.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Businesses must not succeed due to connections in high places but rather good governance must help businesses to thrive, according to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

The senior minister Yaw Osafo Marfo made the comments when he delivered a speech on behalf of the President during the CEO’s summit in Accra on Monday, May 22.

“Businesses must not succeed because we have connections to high places, because we have connections to custom officials, because we have connections to all sorts of places. Businesses must succeed because we have good governance prevailing in our country.”

Nduom University

The Public Relations Officer [PRO] of the Central Regional Police Command, ASP Irene Oppong has disclosed that the police is preparing another docket to include more suspects for prosecution in the alleged embezzlement of Nduom University building permit fee by two staff of the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipal Assembly.

According to ASP Oppong, it was never true that the Police has out rightly suspended prosecution of the case.

The Regional PRO made the disclosure in an interview with Kofi Konadu on Saturday on ATL FM’s Akan Morning Show (Biribi Soronko).