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Metro Chief Executive of Cape Coast, Mr. Ernest Arthur

The Metro Chief Executive of Cape Coast, Mr. Ernest Arthur has marked his first year in office with a series of radio interactions to render account on what his achievements have been since receiving the mandate and also answer questions residents of Cape Coast have on his administration.

Mr. Arthur when confirmed as the MCE a year ago identified three thematic areas as his focus. These include education, sanitation and the creation of job opportunities for the youth in Cape Coast.

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The Chief Scribe of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Kofi Yeboah, has charged journalists to be mindful of their own security in their line of duty.

Though he believes there are state instruments that allow journalists to operate without any form of hindrance, he believes individual journalists also have a responsibility to be conscious of their own safety while on assignments. Mr Kofi Yeboah notes, media houses will also have to put in measures that will safeguard journalists at all times.

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The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) says with the gradual take over of motorcycles as means of transport popularly known as ‘Okada’ within the west African sub region, it is positioning itself well enough to control and reduce ‘okada’ related crashes in the country, should this means of conveyance become accepted.

The Commission says in the last ten years, ‘okada’ related crashes recorded in the country have been 400%, gradually toppling vehicular crashes. Though the use of ‘okada’ is not as pronounced in Ghana as in other countries within the sub-region, it is steadily becoming recognized hence, the NRSC’s preparedness.

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A 6-year-old boy has met his untimely demise after he fell into a latrine at Daman, a suburb of Juaben in the Ashanti region.

The class one pupil of Juaben Methodist Primary School had gone to play with his friends when the unfortunate incident occurred.

Assembly member of the area, Mr. Kwadwo Sarpong who confirmed the incident to ATL FM News also indicated that police investigations to ascertain how the incident occurred had also begun.