Battling Air Pollution: Collaborative Efforts in Sekondi-Takoradi
The urgency to address this critical issue prompted KYZZ FM to engage Mr. Karim Hudu, an Environmental Health officer at the SekondI-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), on their morning show.
November 29, 2023
"Ghana Teacher Prize Awards 2023: Honoring Educators and Addressing Challenges in Education"
The President revealed government plans to roll out policies like STEM Education to enhance teaching and learning and ultimately contribute to positive societal impact.
October 6, 2023
"Outstanding Teacher Faith Aku Dzakpasu Honored with Impressive Awards in Ghana's 2023 Teacher Recognition Ceremony"
During the awards ceremony, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo praised teachers in Ghana for their dedication and commitment to the nation's development through education.
October 6, 2023
"Ghana Teacher Prize Awards 2023: A Celebration of Education and Dedication" -A visit on the margins
The tour continued with a visit to the Sekco school's farm, boasting an impressive array of 5,000 pineapple plants, 800 coconut trees, and around 3,000 cassava plants
October 4, 2023
"KAMSCO, One of Metropolis' Oldest Schools, Struggles with Infrastructure Decay Despite Producing Prominent Alumni"
Despite these challenges, KAMSCO has a rich history of producing prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to the community and beyond
September 28, 2023
"Presbyterian Church of Ghana Western Presbytery's Education Consultation Focuses on Academic Excellence and Moral Values"
On September 14, 2023, the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Western Presbytery Department of Education, hosted an Education consultation with the theme "Promoting Academic Excellence and Moral Uprightness in Presbyterian Schools."
September 15, 2023
Ohemaa Ayorkor, the queenmother at Sekondi Fishing Harbour decries low catch of fish brought in by fishermen
Ohemaa Ayorkor attributed the decline to bad fishing practices among local fishermen. She mentioned the use of harmful chemicals and the failure to follow traditional, sustainable fishing methods.
September 12, 2023
"Takoradi Technical University Explores Transformer Production with Possible Government Backing"2
In 2012, the Ministry of Energy estimated that Ghana needed to make a total of $4.7 billion in investments to catch up and/or upgrade the existing power infrastructure. Of this amount, $200-280 million of investment in a generation was required annually to cater for load increases.
September 10, 2023
"Takoradi Technical University Explores Transformer Production with possible Government Backing"1
The Distribution Transformers market in the U.S. is estimated at US$4.9 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$5.7 Billion by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 8.2% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030.
September 10, 2023
THE HYDRA-HEADED ENERGY PROBLEMS OF SUB-SAHARA AFRICA: TVET SOLUTIONS
According to the World Bank (2023), Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which is home to over one billion people and will have half of them under the age of twenty-five by 2050, is a diversified region with the ability to produce inclusive expansion and end poverty in the area.
September 8, 2023
"Promoting Academic Excellence and Moral Uprightness in Presbyterian Schools"
Mrs. Nelly Coleman emphasized the historical significance of mission schools in Ghana, where they played a pivotal role in instilling morals and reverence for God in students. Mrs. Coleman questioned whether our 21st-century students are living up to societal expectations.
September 7, 2023
"TTU and Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Unite for a Successful Three-Day Conference in Ghana"
The focal point of these discussions centered around Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and its resilience in the face of various other educational programs.
September 7, 2023
PSG AGM - Address delivered by the Western Regional Boss
ADDRESS DELIVERED BY WESTERN REGIONAL MINISTER, HON. KWABENA OKYERE DARKO-MENSAH (MP) ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2023 ANNUAL GENERAL CONFERENCE (AGC) OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF GHANA HELD ON WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 2023 AT THE ASHLEY-LASSEN HANGAR, AIRFORCE BASE, TAKORADI.
September 7, 2023
"A Conversation with Gold Street's Godwin on Responsible Parking and Urban Development"
"Although the STMA is capable of managing parking, it would strain their resources. Thus, the STMA has delegated these tasks to GoldStreet. They do, however, monitor their activities to ensure proper execution."
August 30, 2023
"Takoradi Environmental Health Officials Illuminate Vital Food Hygiene Practices to Safeguard Public Health"
Regarding food quality, Mr. Justin emphasized that environmental health officers assess not only the surroundings but also the quality of the food sold to the public. While they don't test food quality directly, they collaborate with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to inspect both preparation and selling locations.
August 29, 2023
"Fatal Shooting Incident in Mpohor District: One Dead, Suspect Arrested"
Six young men gathered to exhibit their powers. Suspect Emmanuel Quayco, aged 22, was given a single-barrel gun loaded with an AA cartridge ammunition. He shot and killed Amoh Kwadwo, also known as Mallam, aged 28, who hailed from Ayiem.
August 27, 2023
"Rising Stars and Unwavering Unity: NPP's Super Delegates Voting in Sekondi-Takoradi"
As the clock struck 12:47 PM, a spark of disagreement ignited between a delegate and some representatives of rival politicians. What had initially been an engaging conversation had escalated into a heated argument. Fortunately, the dispute was promptly quelled, preventing any further escalation.
August 26, 2023
"Bridging the Gap Between Hospitality Education and Practical Realities" - TTU
Dr. (Mrs.) Eudora Hagan discusses how some lecturers engage in internships during extended vacations, though not all stay in hotels. She highlights the challenges of bridging the gap between foreign and local hotel practices due to resource limitations, attitudes, and a need for better practical training in preparing students for the hospitality industry.
August 25, 2023
Advantage TTU: Low cost of producing lithium-ion battery precursors in Ghana
Producing lithium batteries is a technologically complex process that requires expertise in materials science, chemistry, engineering, and manufacturing. If TTU successfully establishes a lithium battery production facility, it could contribute to local economic growth, job creation, and technological advancement.
August 19, 2023
2023 GrEEn Trade Show (Western Region) - SNV
SNV's initiatives in Ghana drive transformative change in the agri-food, water, and energy sectors. The organization's comprehensive programs encompass gender equality, youth involvement, effective governance for sustainable and climate-resilient progress, and access to essential services.
August 14, 2023
Tourism in the Metropolis - Friends of the Nation
A nature park, or sometimes a natural park, is a designation for a protected natural area by means of long-term land planning, sustainable resource management, and limitation of agricultural and real estate developments.
August 7, 2023
The staff of GES walks half a kilometer to find toilet facilities
The Ghana Water Company Limited has said it is facing challenges in its business of supplying potable water to residents of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region due to illegal mining.
August 5, 2023
Govt targets pension funds in renewed debt exchange
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, who made this known while presenting the mid-year budget review in Parliament yesterday stated that the DDEP had provided the government with increased fiscal flexibility and addressed cash and other liquidity constraints.
August 1, 2023
MISS WESTERN 2023 - A REVIEW
Miss Western is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants. It has now evolved to include inner beauty, with criteria covering judging of personality, intelligence, talent, character, and charitable involvement, through private interviews with judges and answers to public on-stage questions
July 30, 2023
TOURISM IN THE METROPOLIS - BUTUAH WETLANDS 3
The Ghana Tourism Authority is the public service agency responsible for promoting and regulating tourism in Ghana as well as licensing and classification of tourism facilities and services, research, and development.
July 20, 2023
Takoradi Technical University - A Glimmer of Commercial Hope
Our Universities for a very long while had not been commercially minded until quite recently. It's heartwarming to learn our very own College has stepped into the "22nd century" turning centers of learning into innovative platforms. This offers a glimmer of commercial hope.
July 17, 2023
TOURISM IN THE METROPOLIS - BUTUAH WETLANDS - 2
The Butuah Wetland is a sensitive ecological area that provides important services to the metropolis such as a flood control basin, where it receives upstream rainfall within the Kansawura Basin, carbon sink and contributes to climate change resilience.
July 16, 2023
TOURISM IN THE METROPOLIS - BUTUAH WETLANDS
A wetland is a place in which the land is covered by water—salt, fresh, or somewhere in between—either seasonally or permanently. It functions as its own distinct ecosystem. You can recognize wetlands from other types of land or bodies of water primarily by the vegetation that has adapted to wet soil.
July 15, 2023
STMA Bylaws, and the use of public roads in Sekondi Takoradi
Chief Ernest Kodie Awuah, the head of Metro Guards, explained that the bylaws are created by assemblymen, stakeholders, and leaders in the Assembly, and the Metro Guards are responsible for enforcing these laws.
July 13, 2023
Unemployment and the Role of YEA
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) was established under the Youth Employment Act 2015 (Act 887) to empower young people to contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic and sustainable development of the nation. Its objective is to support the youth between the ages of 15 to 35 years through skills training and internship modules to transit from a situation of unemployment to that of employment.
July 8, 2023
The People of the Shama district are elated at the success of their planned demonstration
John Amo, the GPRTU chairman in the Shama district, emphasized that the poor state of the roads led to frequent vehicle maintenance, and he hoped that the demonstration would prompt the government to address their concerns.
July 5, 2023
STMA is to close shops at Takoradi Kokompe on the 10th of July 2023
Kyzzfmonline conducted a fact-finding mission to Kokompe, accompanied by some officials from the STMA Sub-Metro, in order to understand why the shop owners had not paid their store fees or business operating permits.
July 5, 2023
"Agyebeng lacks experience" - Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu
According to Amidu, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) was not intended to function as a corporate fisheries entity, indiscriminately catching suspects without proper grounds and then selectively deciding whom to pursue.
July 1, 2023
BoG suspends the forex activities of First National and Fidelity banks.
The bank has stated that this hold is necessary to allow for the completion of an engagement process with the Bank of Ghana (BoG) in order to make the required adjustments to its forex trading business in accordance with regulatory policies.
June 30, 2023
Drivers at the Sekondi Trotro Station Laments over the Poor State of the Paa Grant Roundabout
During the last interview, driver Andoh expressed his disillusionment, stating that he believes there is a lack of effective leadership in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis.
June 29, 2023
The History of Electric Vehicles (EVs) - An Abridged Version. ------ 1
Electric cars didn’t have any of the issues associated with steam or gasoline. They were quiet, easy to drive, and didn’t emit smelly pollutants like the other cars of the time. Electric cars quickly became popular with urban residents -- especially women.
June 27, 2023
The challenges associated with teaching at the senior high school level in Ghana under Free SHS
The Free SHS policy is a testament to modern-day democratic politics where an initial intention results in an effective political impact, where policy and laws are executed in favor of the development of citizens and their society.
June 25, 2023
The Tales of Bullion Vans in Ghana
The latest incident of armed attack on a "bullion van" has ignited the question as to whether the banks or financial institutions are complying with the directives of the Central Bank to reduce the number of daylight robberies.
June 24, 2023
Strasbourg Court's Judgment on Same-Sex Marriage: A Closer Look
These resolutions emphasized that the concept of family encompasses the traditional understanding of marriage as the union between a man and a woman, and governments are not obligated to extend marriage to same-sex couples.
June 23, 2023
The Yvonne Nelson Effect: Embracing Candor for Nation Building
Classic philosophers like Immanuel Kant believed that when people avoid candor in order to curry favor with other people, they actually destroy trust, and in that way, they ultimately erode society.
June 23, 2023
Did Sarkodie's legs get "entangled" with that of Yvonne Nelson in the past?
Regarding the discrepancy between Yvonne Nelson's statement about breaking her virginity in 2017 and getting pregnant in 2010, it appears to be a factual inconsistency that would require clarification from Yvonne Nelson herself or further information from reliable sources.
June 21, 2023
Sekondi Takoradi lorry terminals and their set of issues.
In around 2010, trotros and taxis used to queue along the streets of Takoradi to transport passengers. At that time, the population size was 532,000. Fast forward to 2020, and the population had increased to 936,000. The population size had doubled, resulting in a corresponding increase in transportation demand.
June 20, 2023
80,000 households in Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis without toilet facilities
The local government (Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly – STMA) inherited such "relics" and had to manage them alongside encouraging and enforcing the provision of toilet facilities in newly built houses.
June 16, 2023
Drivers at the Mall/Jubilee Park station in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis lament over the poor state of roads surrounding the PTC Interchange.
Any construction site has a fallout and that of the PTC Interchange is uncompleted gutters, makeshift roads, and dust.
June 15, 2023
The Sekondi High Court issues a bench warrant for the arrest of Nana Beyeeman Tano Kwaw Benbuin III.
The Sekondi High Court presided over by Her Lordship Dr. Bridget Antonio, has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Nana Beyeeman Tano Kwaw Benbuin III, over an alleged case of stealing and forgery.
June 11, 2023
Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) Under Pressure to Cough Up Ghc 28,000 in Public Toilet Funds: Uncovering the Financial Controversy
As Asia’s fourth-largest economy, South Korea is a major player among the world’s top exporting nations. South Korea has some of the largest corporations in the world chief amongst them is Samsung Electronics which is the world’s biggest technology firm by revenue, with a Market cap of $165.2 billion.
June 10, 2023
Djokovic One Win From Record 23rd Slam Title
“If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best.” That bristling statement of intent came from both players ahead of Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz’s heavily-anticipated men’s singles semi-final in Paris. On a balmy, sun-scorched afternoon it was Djokovic who made his words count, defeating the No.1-ranked Spaniard 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to reach a record 34th major singles title.
June 10, 2023
Sekondi Takoradi Tailors and Dressmakers' Association Shares Their Experiences, Plight, and Challenges in Their Trade.
Isn’t it funny that at a time when our textile industry is on its knees and tailors and dressmakers are seeking more work to do policymakers are encouraging serious business in the importation of second-hand clothes (fosse).
June 8, 2023
ACEP Urges Government To Establish Mechanisms To Assess Effectiveness Of Expenditure
A "Policy Lead" at Africa Centre For Energy Policy - ACEP, DR. CHARLES GYENFI OFORI is urging the government of Ghana to embark on a journey of financial discipline, transparency, and accountability. Wow!
June 5, 2023