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Ghanaians will on Thursday witness a landmark event that is the inauguration of Africa’s biggest radio telescope at Kuntunse in the Greater Accra Region.

Sixty telescopes will be constructed in Ghana with eight other African countries constructing the same number to facilitate development of data collection on atmospheric phenomenon and promote tourism.

Authorities at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital say they are considering discharging patients because of lack of support from the government.

Acting Clinical Coordinator of Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region, Dr. Emefa Dadzie, said feeding of the inmates has become a burden, as creditors are unwilling to supply them foodstuffs due to the accumulated debt.

“First of all, feeding the patients, taking care of patients, is becoming a very great burden to us. Even recently, we had to scramble together to get money to buy a meal for a day for the patients because we are not getting the funds from the government as we need to. They promised us from the beginning of the year till now. Even the little money they promised to give us, we’ve still not received it yet so we are having difficulties,” she told the press.

The Public Affairs Officer of the Central Regional Police Command, ASP Irene Serwaah Oppong has cautioned parents against leaving their children to loiter during the celebration of Oguaa Fetu Afahye.

According to her, during such periods, her outfit’s record on missing children soars.

ASP Oppong stressed that it would be important for children to move out in the company of adults.

As part of this year’s Oguaa Fetu Afahye celebration, ATL FM in collaboration with the Oguaa Traditional Council is organizing the “Oguaa Fetu Afahye Regatta 2017”.

The Regatta is an annual event where Asafo Companies participate in a canoe race on the Foso lagoon in Cape Coast.