Eastern region records 8 new coronavirus cases; total now 28

Information indicates the Eastern Region has recorded eight new additional coronavirus cases bringing the region’s total positives cases to 28. Reports filed by Eastern Regional Correspondent, Kofi Siaw indicate all the eight new cases were recorded in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality. This comes after the Municipal Health Director, Bismark Sarkodie, earlier on Good Friday told […]

20 people tests positive for covid-19 in Eastern Region

Twenty (20) more workers of Afcons infrastructure limited in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality have tested positive to Coronavirus. This brings to 21 the number of positive cases recorded in the Eastern region. The new cases are from samples they took from over 200 workers of the company tasked to build the railway from Akosombo in the […]

Coronavirus: Eastern Region records first case

The Eastern region has recorded its first case of the coronavirus in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality. The patient, who is an Indian construction worker with the company building the railway from Akosombo to Tema, returned to the country a few days ago after he visited his home country. He has since been quarantined and […]

NPP primaries: Philip Addison, 14 others disqualified in Eastern Region

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has disqualified 15 individuals who had filed their nominations to contest the upcoming primaries in various constituencies in the Eastern Region. Key among the disqualified aspirants is respected legal practitioner, Philip Addison, who was the lead counsel for the NPP’s presidential election petition in 2013, the Daily Guide newspaper […]

Eastern Region: One-year-old boy Drowns in Abandoned Manhole

A one and a half year-old boy has drowned in an abandoned manhole filled with water at Akyem Osiem in the Eastern Region. Father of the deceased boy, Siaw Frimpong, told Starr News, he was informed about the incident while at work Sunday around 4 pm. “I was at work when I received a call […]