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The Psychiatric Nurses Group (PNG) and Physicians Assistants of the Ankaful Psychiatric hospital have launched fresh agitations for the removal of their medical director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye.

In a press release issued by the two groups, they noted they wish to remove themselves from danger posed to their mental and physical health by the alleged oppressive behavior of the director of the facility.

In an exclusive interview with the PRO for Psychiatric Nurses Group (PNG) of the Ankaful Psychiatric hospital, Mr. Emmanuel Ofori, he explained the reason for the fresh agitation is due to the fact that, they felt they were being taken for granted as they were not getting answers to their request.

A lecturer at the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences of the University of Cape Coast [UCC], Mr. Joseph Sefa Debrah says Ghana’s fishing industry is bedeviled with soaring reported cases of ill practices because proper sanctions are not meted out to fishermen who engage in these unlawful acts.

Reacting to concerns raised by some traditional leaders within some communities in the Cape Coast Metropolis on the continuous use of chemicals for fishing, Mr. Debrah attributed the situation to a failure on the part of law enforces to mete-out the required punishment.

Beginning next month, patrons of the courts will not need to carry volumes of documents to be filed at courts registries because the Judicial Service is set to roll out an online filing system.

The Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo, who announced what will probably be the biggest reform of her early tenure, said it was her expectation that by the time she retired on December 20, 2019, all courts in the country would be connected to the system.

She was speaking at a two-day conference organised by the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra on Thursday.

The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has asked residents to take pictures of persons engaged in open defecation and other sanitation breaches for financial reward. According to the assembly, suspects will be pursued and arrested for prosecution.

The move is part of radical measures by the Assembly to tackle challenges in four critical areas – Water, Education, Sanitation and Revenue mobilization.

The assembly has resolved to end open dumping, open defecation, littering, ensure one household -one toilet, construct new classroom blocks for dilapidated schools, improve BECE performance, reduce alarming rate of diarrhea, typhoid by providing portable water supply to every community in the area.

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