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A/R: “37 People Died Every Month In 2022”- Road Safety Officials Reveal

By Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com 37 people died every month in 2022 out of road accidents in Ashanti region alone; Ghana Road Safety Authority has disclosed. Majority of the deceased were aged between 18 and 45; males representing 70 percent and females 30 percent. Per the Authority’s crash statistics, the region recorded 448 fatalities for the

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“Birim River: One Of Ghana’s Most Polluted Water Bodies”- Cecilia Dapaah Remarks

Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources Cecilia Abena Dapaah has described the Birim River as one of the most polluted water bodies in Ghana. She attributed the cause to the menace caused by ‘galamsey’ in Eastern Region. This forgoing remark came as a response to questions from the Ranking Member on the Public Accounts Committee

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Open Defecation ‘Wahala’!!!! Women Shit In Polythene Bags, Water Body Polluted @ Ankaase

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Open defecation and wrong siting of a dunghill have hampered the hygienic state of a river at Ankaase electoral area of the Kwabre East District, www.leakynews.net has observed. River “Bonsua” has presently lost touch with hygiene since the dunghill; a dumping site for solid waste serving the electoral area is badly

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Assemblyman/GNFS Empower Churches Against Fire Outbreak

As part of precautionary measures aimed at preventing untimely fire outbreak, the Assembly member for Akyeremade Kwanwoma and Behenase electoral area, Hon Justice Baffour Awuah widely known as *HON BOMPIN* in collaboration with Ghana National Fire Service on Sunday,22nd January 2023 empowered churches in the area on how to fight domestic fire. The sensitization started

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GAMA/GKMA SWP Extension: Leaky News Editor Cheers Officials Of Project

Managing Editor for Leaky News (www.leakynews.net) Enock Akonnor has commended implementers of the GAMA/GKMA Sanitation and Water Project (SWP) for effecting an extension of the coverage of the intervention. Before the extension, the Word Bank funded project was limited to only low-income communities within Greater Accra Metropolitan Assemblies and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Assemblies. Few

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GAMA SWP Bio-digester Toilet: Editor Joins Advocacy…Urges House Owners To Take Advantage

Managing Editor for Leaky News Online(www.leakynews.net) Enock Akonnor has admonished house owners to subscribe to the ongoing construction of bio digester toilet facilities under the World Bank sponsored GAMA/GKMA Sanitation and Water Project. Majority of house owners appear so much inclined to the traditional septic tank and manholes which require periodic emptying. He has underlined

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A/R: Bonwire Gets Ultramodern District Court…Set For Commissioning On Friday

An ultramodern district court has been constructed at Bonwire; a proud tourist community of the Ejisu Municipallity in Ashanti region. It was put up by the government of Ghana as part of measures aimed at assisting the judiciary in justice administration. Building of the facility was brought to a completion last year 2022 and will

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Methodist Priest Nails Heartless Politicians…Attacks NPP’s NABCO Program

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Very Rev. Solomon Bruce- Superintendent Minister for Methodist Church-Ghana, Asawasi Circuit has admonished the leadership of the country to be much sensitize to the welfare of the citizenry. Year 2023 demands a new approach and new way of thinking, explaining that stakeholders in the wake of a new year must demonstrate

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GAMA/GKMA SWP: “Stoppage Of Supply Of Materials On Credit Affect Contractors In GKMA”- Engineer Hints

By Enock Akonnor, Editor-in-chief, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com The stoppage of supply of materials on credit to contractors for the building of household bio digester toilet facilities under GAMA/GKMA SWP has come up as a cardinal challenge which is slowing the performance of some contractors within the Greater Kumasi Metropolis. It has come to the attention of www.leakynews.net

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Amansie West District Assembly Distributes Items To 49 PWDs…Spends GH 109,453.00

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com The Amansie West District Municipal Assembly has disbursed items, financial and medical support to 49 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). A total amount of GH 109,453.00 was spent on the support, representing 3% of the Assembly’s share of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) 30 beneficiaries drawn from the various electoral areas

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EU Funded SOS GrEEn Project: Officials Empower Offinso Residents On The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Residents of Offinso Municipality through the European Union funded SOS GrEEn Project had their version of the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Monday 19th December 2022. Chunk of the audience were females; mirroring one of the objectives of the project which seeks to

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COMI/MFCS Train Islamic Stakeholders For Implementation Of Prof. Lukuman Memorial Science and Mathematics Project

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Stakeholders of the Islamic faith have received training on domestic mobilization of resources from local donors for the implementation of the Professor Lukuman Memorial Science and Mathematics Project. The project seeks to promote Mathematics and Science education in basic schools located within Muslim communities. Other objectives include; Equal access to educational

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KMA Presiding Member Fights Crime, Donates 2 Motorbikes To Tafo-Pankrono Divisional Police Command

Assemblyman for Krofrom West electoral area Mr. Patrick Kwame Frimpong has donated two brand new motorbikes to the Tafo Pakrono Divisional Police Command. They were presented by him on Friday 16th December 2022 and received by the police commander in charge of the area ACP Stephen Kwasi Kwakye. The move was aimed at beefing up

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GAMA/GKMA SWP: SPIs Delay Construction Of Household Bio Digester Toilet Facility @ Bantama Sub Metro

By Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Bantama sub metro has identified delay in the construction of household bio digester toilet facility under the GAMA/GKMA Sanition and Water project as a great challenge. Special Project Implementers (SPI) are in charge of the construction and installation of the facility and per underground checks conducted by www.leakynews.net some (SPIs) are

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GAMA/GKMA SWP Cordinator Cautions House Owners, Urges Them To Subscribe Only To The Services Of Licensed Artisans

By Enock Akonnor; enockakonnor2013@gmail.com Ing. Geroge Asiedu has urged house owners to subscribe only to the services of licensed artisans for the construction of a bio digester toilet facility. According to the Cordinator for the GAMA/GKMA Sanitation and Water Project, those trained and certified have been equipped with the technical know-how regarding the right way

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“Replicating GAMA Approach Nationwide; A Rapid Way Of Achieving SDG 6 By 2030”- Ing. George Asiedu Underscores

By Enock Akonnor, enockakonnor2013@gmail.com In other to achieve the SDG 6 targets by 2030, the approach of the GAMA Sanitation and Water Project must be scaled up nationwide; Ing. George Asiedu, Coordinator, GAMA/GKMA SWP has recommended. As situation stands now, the government of Ghana needs to provide about 944,000 household toilet facilities within 8 years

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