Techiman (Ghana)

Type: City
Name: Techiman (Ghana)
Country: Ghana
Latitude: 7.58
Longitude: -1.94
population: 41,315
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Techiman MCE Inaugurates A New Classroom Block

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman, Mr Phillip Oppong Amponsah has inaugurated a six classroom block with ancillary facilities for the Methodist Primary school. The new classrooms would help to reduce congestion and save the lives of pupils ... [Published Republic of Ghana - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Virus Outbreak In Ghana Is Getting Worse

The infected are refusing medical care, believing that going to a hospital is a death sentence. Panicked villagers are cutting off their communities from aid workers, driving away health professionals with weapons and even deliberately downing bridges. ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers Endorse Free Sanitary Pads For Female Students

A group of teachers in Ghana are commending the John Mahama led NDC government on the strides made towards acquiring USD 156 million loan to improve Senior High School Education in Ghana.The teachers, who identify themselves as the Platform for Elite ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola virus outbreak in Techiman is imminent

Many people show unconcerned when it comes to the discussion of disease outbreaks in Ghana; thinking that the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service owe the responsibility to curb the disease. This attitude has precipitated the cause of disease outbreaks ... [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Diregard Falsehoods About First Lady-Aide

An aide to the first lady Mrs. Lordina Mahama has asked Ghanaians to disregard  falsehoods being circulated about her.An allegation purportedly from some senior ministers in the ruling NDC government is that the first lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama is pestering ... [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Nhyira Betty To Commence Nationwide Tour

Ghanaian Gospel musician, Nhyira Betty has announced that she is set to embark on a musical tour in all the (10) Regional capitals of Ghana. The inspirational singer who has been performing on a big stage across the country say Gospel music is a ministry ... [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Techiman Krontihemaa files motion against self-imposed chief

Nana Amoafowaa Adjeiwaa, Krontihemaa of the Techiman Traditional Area, said the purported installation of Mr Konadu, spearheaded by some sub-chiefs, at the Techiman Traditional Council, was uncustomary, and goes contrary to the traditional norms and practices ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Akpeteshi Distillers Calls For Support

Production of local gin, popularly called "Akpeteshi” at Mameng-Jato, a community near Suhum noted for the production of high quality gin, has collapsed due to the high cost of materials.As a result, almost half of the male population at the community ... [Published Peace FM - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

116 years Old Classroom Block Gives Way To New One

The new classroom block, INSET: the old structureA six-unit classroom block, which was built in 1898 and inaugurated  by Sir Gorden Guggisbeg, the then Governor of the Gold Coast, has been replaced with a modern classroom block with computer laboratory, ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop for tailors and dressmakers opens at Techiman

Mr Emmanuel Kwadwo Nyara, Chairman of Ghana Tailors and Dressmakers Association in Techiman, has urged government to offer financial assistance to members to promote the use of local materials in the production of Made-in-Ghana goods.He noted that members ... [Published VibeGhana.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Call to “put the freeze” on sub-Saharan food waste

Jun 30, 2014Sustainability & Environment0Refrigerators for sale in Ghana, on the road from Kumasi to Techiman. Image: 10b travelling via Compfight ccIt’s time to stop wasting mountains of food in the developing world by rolling out better fridges and ... [Published Energy Live News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

GPRTU Calls For Extension In Enforcement Exercise

Mr Joseph Badu Antwi, Chairman of the Techiman Taxi Branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) on Wednesday appealed to the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) to extend the deadline on the enforcement of the wearing of seat belts by ... [Published Peace FM - Jun 19 2014]

Quotes

...The World Bank estimates that the direct cost of power outages to African nations is typically about 2% of GDP. "For reference Ghana's GDP growth has averaged about 5% over the last 10 years, meaning that power unreliability negates a significant amount of potential economic growth. The World Bank again estimates that Ghana's nominal GDP as of 2008 was approximately $16.1 billion, meaning that power outages potentially cost the economy more than US$320 million per year" . This amount (US$320 million) is more than enough to fund GRIDCo'sactivities from 2010 to 2016 and to ensure its efficient performance to consumers...
...According to the teachers, they "come daily in contact with children from various walks of life including the significant proportion of our female children who would gladly embrace a free sanitary pad policy as an answered prayer from the Almighty God."
Production of local gin, popularly called "Akpeteshi” at Mameng-Jato, a community near Suhum noted for the production of high quality gin, has collapsed due to the high cost of materials."
...many people still have strong attachment to all sorts of superstitious beliefs, education through advocacy and the provision of employable skills "as what the Mama Zimbi Foundation (MZF) is doing through its Widows Alliance Network (WANE), should be the most appreciable long-term solution to these problems plaguing our society."

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Techiman MCE Inaugurates A New Classroom Block [Published Republic of Ghana - Jul 23 2014]
‘Bonking Pastor’s’ Judgment Day [Published Peace FM - Jul 21 2014]
Lordina, Be Firm, Carry Your Cross Gladly [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 19 2014]
"Herbal Medicines Have Economic Potentials" – D... [Published Peace FM - Jul 17 2014]
Ghana's Electricity Industry Road Map: How Far ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 16 2014]
Teachers Endorse Free Sanitary Pads For Female ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 15 2014]
Ebola Virus Outbreak In Ghana Is Getting Worse [Published Inquisitr - Jul 14 2014]
Ebola virus outbreak in Techiman is imminent [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 14 2014]
Diregard Falsehoods About First Lady-Aide [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 12 2014]
PPAG holds 47th AGM [Published VibeGhana.com - Jul 12 2014]
The Challenges Of Climate Change In Northern Ghana [Published Peace FM - Jul 11 2014]
Nhyira Betty To Commence Nationwide Tour [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 08 2014]
Techiman Krontihemaa files motion against self-... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jul 08 2014]
Akpeteshi Distillers Calls For Support [Published Peace FM - Jul 07 2014]
116 years Old Classroom Block Gives Way To New One [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Jul 07 2014]
Workshop for tailors and dressmakers opens at T... [Published VibeGhana.com - Jun 30 2014]
Call to “put the freeze” on sub-Saharan food waste [Published Energy Live News - Jun 30 2014]
Mama Zimbi foundation hosts over 2,000 widows a... [Published Modern Ghana - Jun 25 2014]
MPs Pay Tribute To Maulvi Wahab [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Jun 25 2014]
NRSC Intensifies Passenger Empowerment Campaign [Published Radio Gold 90.5 - Jun 23 2014]
Ministry of Communications Sensittises Stakehol... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 23 2014]
Ministry Of Communications Sensittises Stakehol... [Published Republic of Ghana - Jun 21 2014]
Techiman, June 19, GNA - TheBrong-Ahafo Regiona... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jun 19 2014]
GPRTU Calls For Extension In Enforcement Exercise [Published Peace FM - Jun 19 2014]
GPRTU calls for extension in enforcement exercise [Published Ghana News Agency - Jun 18 2014]
Lost Creek Mushroom Farm’s Mushrooms in Ghana P... [Published PRWeb - Jun 18 2014]
Deputy Trade Minister Tours Industries... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
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