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Two children whose remains were found floating on the river, “Nana Efua Sriwii” at Ntranoa, a community in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipality have been laid to rest.

The two female children, Aisha Abubakar aged 5 and Sadia Abubakar aged 2 disappeared on Thursday, June 22 a few minutes after their heavily pregnant mother, aged 27, sent them on an errand.

Efforts to locate the whereabouts of the two proved futile only for their remains to be found the following day floating on the river.

Electricity Company of Ghana says it is investing 123 million dollars to procure new equipment for improved service delivery and revenue generation.

Officials say this will address persistent instability in power supply, especially, in the Ashanti Region which Deputy Minister for Energy disagrees is a return to ‘dumsor’.

Managing Director of ECG, Samuel Boakye-Appiah, says 600 new transformers and 500,000 new prepaid meters are expected to be installed over the next three years.

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) wants the government to immediately put the implementation of the three percent VAT flat rate on hold.

AGI wants government to get back to the consultation table with stakeholders to address their concerns before going ahead with the implementation.

The VAT flat rate came into force July 1, 2017. Some business groups including the Food and Beverage Producers Association of Ghana have expressed reservations about the reintroduction of the levy.

An outbreak of African swine fever among pigs has been recorded in four regions in Ghana. The infected pigs have been killed in parts of Greater Accra, Eastern, Volta and Ashanti regions to prevent the spread of the swine fever.

In the Ashanti region alone, over 400 pigs have been killed between May and June this year.

The African swine fever has no cure so infected pigs have to be killed and the infected area disinfected to prevent the spread.