National News

16
Aug

Hohoe Municipal Assembly bans open defecation

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has banned open defecation. The ban will take effect from January 2019 after which offenders will be prosecuted. In a letter addressed to all Paramount Chiefs, Divisional/Sub-Chiefs and Assembly Members in the Municipality and copied to all Environmental Health Officers in July 2018, all traditional authorities in are requested to liaise with Herdsman, Religious Leaders, Assembly

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22
Jul

Northern Region in contention for first ODF Region in Ghana?

From a mere 205 ODF communities in June 2016, the Northern Region’s ODF numbers had galloped to 1,600 in June 2018. This rapid achievement puts the Region in a pole position to be the first to hit the finish line should the rate of achievement be maintained. According to Dauda Shaibu Pumaaya, Regional CLTS Focal Person, every district in the

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21
Jul

Nandom District wants to be the first ODF district in Ghana

The Nandom District hopes to be totally ODF by the end of 2018. In fact authorities in the district want to declare the district ODF in August 2018. As at the middle of July, 80 out of the 88 communities (91%) in the district were already verified ODF and the main partner, SNV, through the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for

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