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A baby buried alive at Bantama a suburb of Elmina has been rescued by construction workers early Wednesday morning.

The baby believed to be about two months old was first sent to the Elmina Urban Health Centre for first aid and later transferred to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.

According to medical staff of the hospital, the baby is doing amazingly well.

File Photo: Landing beach

The Municipal Chief Executive of Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] municipality, Nana Appiah Korang says he missed death by a hair’s breadth as he was nearly lynched at a suburb of Elmina known as Sea View when he attempted to apprehend a premix syndicate in the early hours of Monday.

Narrating his ordeal in an interview with ATL FM News’ Akosua Akyeabea Sackey, Mr. Korang said but for the intervention of his son and a driver, he would have been terribly assaulted by the fisher folks of the area.

Mr. Korang said he followed up to the area when he received a tipoff about the activities of the syndicate who illegally sell premix. Upon his arrival, he saw thirty two (32) drums of premix and inquired of the owner but no one came forward to claim ownership of the fuel.

He therefore quickly alerted the BNI who later also called in the police.

Ghana ranks high on the list African countries with 90 per cent and above in percentage in vaccinations, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said.

He stressed: “Ghana is one of the best African countries as far as vaccinations are concerned, in fact we are 90 per cent and above in percentage rate and this is highly substantial.”

The Central Regional town of Denkyira-Obuasi has been given a new name, two months after senior military officer, Major Maxwell Adam Mahama was murdered by some residents in May.

The town will now be called New Obuasi, Acting President of the Denkyira Obuasi Traditional Area, Nana Agyei Nkyireye II announced.

Veteran journalist, Cameron Duodu, has described illegal mining commonly known as ‘galamsey’ as “prospective genocide” which is endangering the lives of future generations.

Mr. Duodu recalled that in the olden days, “although our ancestors engaged in galamsey activities, they did so without polluting water bodies and destroying farm lands”.

The Methodist Church Ghana, Cape Coast Diocese has held a Service of Commendation in honor of the honorable Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan.

At the service, which was held on Sunday at the Wesley Cathedral in Cape Coast, Mr. Duncan was honoured for distinguishing himself in his area of endeavor and thus bringing honor to the church. It was also to seek prayer and guidance for him to enable him execute the task before him effectively.

As part of their inaugural ceremony, the Central Regional Branch of Komenda College Old Students Association (KOSA) has donated items worth 2,500 cedis to the Methodist Special School at Aboom in Cape Coast.

The items made up toiletries, electrical gadget, exercise books, shoes and sandals were to support the school in their activities.

Presenting the items to the school, the National President of the Association, Kish Odoom said the gesture is in recognition of the dire need for the nation to support students with special needs and give them the best treatment as given to regular students.