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Komenda Sugar Factory

The Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem traditional council says it will petition President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over deserting the Komenda Sugar factory if it is not made functional.

According to the chiefs, the sugar factory refurbished under the erstwhile John Mahama led NDC government has been abandoned without a clear vision on when it would be made operational.

Ghana's fishing license fee rate is the cheapest among the 10 countries implementing the West African Regional Fisheries Project with commercial fishing activities.

This revelation has been identified as one of the major factors for the depletion of fish stock in the country's territorial waters. On the same league table with Mauritius, Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana's license rate of 35 dollars for industrial fishing vessels has been identified to be the lowest rate among these countries, thereby attracting the attention of other vessels who hitherto operated in countries with demanding conditions and requirements.

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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.

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