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22 communities in Ada-East declared open defecation free:

Ms. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, Ada-East District Chief Executive has disclosed that a total of 22 out of 48 Open Defecation Prone communities in the District have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). According to her, ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) is a term used to describe communities that have shifted to using toilets instead of open defecation. This can happen, for ... Read More »

Electrochem’s Songor contract is fake – Ada indegenes oppose McDan salt mining

A group of indigenes of Ada in the Greater Accra Region has said the government and the traditional authority in the area have no right to lease the Songor Lagoon to the private investor without their approval. Following the award of the contract to Electrochem Company Limited by the Government of Ghana, the group allegedly attacked belongings of the company ... Read More »

Those against my Ada salt project don’t have Ghana at heart – McDan

President of McDan Group, Daniel McKorley has said persons opposed to one of his investments in the salt sector are not patriots because the project is good for the nation. McDan has come under scrutiny following a 15-year monopoly lease for salt mining as part granted to his company by the Akufo-Addo government in addition to a private jet terminal license at Terminal One. ... Read More »

We will never leave any community flooded – Electrochem assures Ada residents

Salt manufacturing company, Electrochem Ghana Limited has said it is creating more access ways and outlets to facilitate the safe transfer of water from communities in the Ada area. There was heavy stagnation of water in communities such as Matsekope, Madagbe, Solom, Bornikope and Toflokpo following a heavy downpour on Tuesday. Some residents blamed the event on the activities of Electrochem Ghana. However, ... Read More »

Electrochem Ghana blamed for causing flood to displace residents of Ada Songhor

Residents around the Songor Lagoon in the Ada West District have blamed the operations of Electrochem Ghana for the recent flooding that ravaged the communities. The affected Communities including Salom, Toflokpo, Madagbe, Matsekope, and Bornikope were flooded after a downpour last week. According to the residents that particular incident was the first time hundreds of people had been displaced with several ... Read More »

Ada East MP Doyoe Cudjoe donates items to tidal waves victims

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ada East Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe has donated items to the victims of the recentc tidal waves within her constituency. The MP visited the victims on Sunday, 10 April 2022, to commiserate with them. At one of the most affected communities, Azizakpe, the tidal waves led to the destruction of properties and displaced persons, forcing them ... Read More »

MTN MoMo & Fidelity Bank upgrade Y’ello Save Account with a savings plan feature

Fidelity Bank in partnership with MTN MoMo has upgraded its Y’ello Save Account with a savings plan feature to encourage customers to adopt the habit of saving. The upgrade offers Customers the opportunity to set up a standing instruction on their Y’ello Save Account to automatically debit a specified amount of money from their MoMo wallets into their Y’ello Save ... Read More »

Electrochem impacting our lives – Ada youth

The Ada Youth Forum (AYF) has lauded the Ada Traditional Council, the government and other stakeholders for giving a facelift to the Songor Lagoon in a 15-year lease agreement with Electrochem Ghana Limited, an investor in the Songor salt project in Ada. According to the development-oriented youth group in the Ada Traditional area of the Greater Accra Region, the leasing ... Read More »

MTN Ghana introduce additional measures to improve experience at SIM registration centres

MTN Ghana has introduced new measures to reduce congestion and enhance customer experience at all its SIM registration centres across the country. Key among the initiatives is the expansion of registration points and agents across all districts in the country. Currently, MTN has over 4000 registration agents and procured about 5000 NFC capable devices dedicated for the SIM registration exercise. ... Read More »

Ada chiefs want Electrochem leases cancelled

The Chief Priest (Libi Wornor) of the Terkperbiawe Divisional Clan of the Ada Traditional Area, Numo Amatey Apedo Ayornu, and some chiefs and community members along the Ada Songor Lagoon, has appealed to the Government to cancel three leases to Electrochem. The leases mandate Electrochem, a salt manufacturing company, to produce salt from the Songor Lagoon, but the chiefs and ... Read More »