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Level 400 students of the School of Medical Sciences of University of Cape Coast have extended health and social services to the people of Assin Kushea and some communities within the Assin Owirenkyi Traditional area. This was done through its Community-Based Experience and Service (COBES) programme.

The other communities which benefited include Abotareye, Achiano, Ahunten, Bremang and Denseh.

A report analysing the work and job skill among immigrant groups in the United States of America has identified Ghanaians in the US as the most hardworking people.

Although it noted that Africans were generally more hardworking and skilled than immigrants from other parts of the world, immigrants from countries such as Bulgaria and Guatemala were among the most hardworking people in the US.

African countries that featured in the top 11 listen included Kenya (3rd), Ethiopia (4th), Nigeria (8th) and Liberia (9th).

Residents of Anokyen-Fahodze in the Cape Coast Metropolis are appealing to authorities to construct a sea defense at the shore line of their community.

The community has enjoyed its fair share of the sea’s sting. Private homes as well as a police station have all been abandoned due to the damage the sea has caused to them. In this instance, residents admit they have contributed, a great deal, to the problem due to sand winning activities.

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Police station and some private homes destroyed by the sea waves

The Central region last year recorded a 2.9% drop in the number of malaria cases as well as a 3% fall in malaria related deaths.
Per statistics given by the regional health directorate, in 2017, 618, 820 malaria cases were recorded as against 628, 384 recorded the previous year. Again in 2017, the region had 35 malaria related deaths, a drop from the 2016 logged number of 104.