Regional News of Tue, 6 Jan 20040

Sekyere West District decries poor telephone service

Mampong (Ash), Jan. 6, GNA - The Sekyere West District Assembly has decried the poor telecommunication system in the district and called on Ghana Telecom to replace the old analogue system with the digital system to ensure better telecommunication system in the area.

Mr Thomas Edward Atakorah, the District Chief Executive, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that the telephone exchange at Mampong had for many years been operating on the old analogue system. This, he said, had made telecommunication difficult and impossible for the district to be hooked on to the Internet since the Internet operates on the digital system.

Sekyere West assembly donates to orphanage

Mampong (Ash), Jan. 6, GNA - The Sekyere West District Assembly has presented food items worth about 2.2 million cedis to the Asante-Mampong Babies Home.

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The items include two bags of rice, one carton of Milo, two gallons of cooking oil, 24 tins of milk, one bag of sugar and a box of bar soap. Mr Thomas Edward Atakorah, the District Chief Executive, presented the items on behalf of the assembly.

Miss Margaret Addai, the acting Superintendent of the Home who received the items, expressed gratitude to the assembly for remembering the babies and prayed that the assembly would continue to assist them.

Source: GNA

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