By thefourlens.com Kenyasi, May 16, 2024 People living in mining and forest landscapes have been reminded to be very careful, so that they don’t  accept monies or gifts at the expense of the environment, the country and survival of the unborn generations.  The people, particularly the chiefs, Assembly members, family headsContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Kenyasi, May 16, 2024 Three Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are demanding that the of government takes bold steps to protect the rights of mining communities and ensure that mining is done in a way that prioritises community wellbeing and the environment. The organizations, “A Rocha Ghana, Nature & DevelopmentContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Huhunya (Eastern Region), April 12, 2024 Drivers and traders plying the Koforidua-Ada to Asesewa road and a section of residents in communities on that stretch in the Yilo and Manya Krobo Districts of the Eastern Region are unhappy with the state of their road networks.  They described the situationContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, March 30, 2024 Consuming “Etor” (mashed cocoyam, plantain or yam), a Ghanaian traditionally prepared delicious meal builds immunity and the general body system.  A Registered Community Health Nurse, Joyce Odei told the media in an interview regarding the Heritage Month campaign. Preparation Nana Yaa Kumi-Akyeaw in herContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Otwiso (E/R), March 29, 2024 A section of residents of Otwiso, a suburb of Nkurakan in the Yilo Krobo Municipality are facing water scarcity challenge, burdening them socioeconomically.  People in the area located near Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital are depending on sachet water because they are struggling unendinglyContinue Reading

Sunyani, March 24, 2024 Consumption of a palatable and Ghana-adopted Ivorian local dish, “Akyeke” is high in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital. As a result of its demand, the traditional dish is fetching jobs for some indigenous Ghanaian women in the region.  It is mostly preferred in the afternoon time. Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Babianiha (B/R), March 18, 2024 A Diseases Control Officer at the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono region, Mr. Daniel Owusu-Amponsah said Buruli Ulcer has been endemic in the Dormaa Municipality. He said suspected cases of Buruli ulcer and Lymphatic Filariasis diseases have been recorded in farming communities inContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Odumase, March 18, 2024 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) are no more to issue building permit, Ms Gifty Nyarko, the Head of Physical Planning Department at the Sunyani West Municipal Assembly has said.  She disclosed that Section 33 of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, Act 925Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, February 27, 2024 The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has caution the general public to go back to face-masks wearing to reduce exposure to the dust. According to the GHS, these adverse weather conditions predispose individuals to several ill health conditions including respiratory illness and meningitis. A release signedContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Krobo, (Bono East Region) February 06, 2024 Mrs. Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady, has donated 1,000 bags of cement to the Women’s Wing of the Islamic Mission Secretariat. The cement donation on Saturday was to support speedy completion of a 100-bed capacity hospital project initiated by the Secretariat andContinue Reading

Dormaa-Ahenkro, January 26, 2024 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has engaged Security Services in Ghana on the World Health Organization (WHO) protocols to advance control of tobacco and tobacco products. The sensitization exercise aimed at empowering all the relevant stakeholders and security agencies in border communities with a comprehensiveContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, January 03, 2024 The Bono Regional Health Directorate has achieved high successes in quality health-care provision, making the region to record high decline of cases in 2023 compared to the year 2022. Data from the Directorate has revealed during an interaction at a meeting with the media andContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, December 27, 2023 Elder Godfred Asamoah Kwame Agyemang and wife, Deaconess Louisa both of the Sunyani Central District of the Church of Pentecost has joyfully welcomed quadruplets in the Christmas festive season after 24 years of marriage.  Elder Godfred is a business man and Deaconess Louisa isContinue Reading

International Day of the Girl Child:  Digital literacy programs are crucial to child development By thefourlens.com Milan (Italy), October 18, 2023 Investment in digital literacy programs and infrastructure is crucial to foster a positive digital culture and to bridge the digital divide in order to create an inclusive environment for theContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, October 1, 2023 The Reproductive Needs and Fitness (RENEF) Foundation says it has trained more than 400 nurses and other health practitioners in handicraft skills opportunities in addition to their professions to enhance their socioeconomic livelihoods. RENEF is a Ghana based non-governmental organization (GNO) established in 2016,Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, September 29, 2023 The Reproductive Needs and Fitness (RENEF) Foundation has called for multi-sector and donner support through combination of resources and efforts to fight Gender Based Violence and most especially bring the alarming cases of maternal and neonatal mortality under control. RENEF is a Ghana based non-governmentalContinue Reading

CUG, HITA Donates Hospital Beds By thefourlens.com Fiapre, September 8, 2023 Inadequate equipment is one of the challenges at the Sunyani Regional Hospital, Mr. Adams Mengu Umar, the Deputy Administrator of the Hospital has said. He is therefore appealing for more sectorial collaboration and support in diverse ways to improve the infrastructure and humanContinue Reading

Dormaahene Clean-up Exercise After ‘Meko-Bono’ Festival By thefourlens.com Sunyani, June 26, 2023. Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, Dormaahene and President of the Bono Regional House of Chiefs on Saturday stormed the City of Sunyani and surprised the people of with clean up exercise in the Central Business Area after the 2023Continue Reading

Free Eye Surgery beneficiaries in good health condition By thefourlens.com Kwetire, June 13, 2023 Patients who had their eye surgeries performed on day one of the “Operation Restore Your Sight” free surgery exercise are in very good health conditions. Several of them who spoke to thefourlens.com in an interview after their review onContinue Reading

117 undergoing free surgery By thefourlens.com Kwetire, June 12, 2023 A total of 117 patients with various eye problems are undergoing three days free surgeries to restore their sights. The exercise (from Monday, June 12 to Wednesday June 14) is ongoing at the Kwetire Polyclinic near Odumase in the Sunyani WestContinue Reading

Sunyani West sensitized pupil on menstrual hygiene By thefourlens.com Nsuatre, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 Pupil of basic schools in the Sunyani West Municipality have been sensitized and given menstrual hygiene education as part of effort to psychologically empower them to stay and focus in class even when menstruating. The one-day menstrualContinue Reading

Period Poverty / Stigmatization Affecting Academic Excellence By thefourlens.com Nsuatre, Monday, May 29, 2023 There is the need for collective and committed effort towards ending menstruation stigmatization, Mrs. Harriet Osei-Amoah Owusu, a philanthropist and a native of the Bono region has called. She stated as it is normal and accepted for aContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Nkonsia (Wenchi), April 12, 2023 Make it a necessity to ensure all laid down processes of the state in determining the efficacy of herbal products are through to enhance confidence in the herbal industry. Mr. Amadu Ibrahim, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IBNADJT enterprise, a registered herbalContinue Reading

Invest in the herbal industry to bolster strength of the economy – IBNADJT CEO By thefourlens.com Nkonsia (Wenchi), April 12, 2023 The Herbal industry has high potential to save Ghana’s economy and particularly earn the nation huge foreign exchange if given the needed support and boost by the government, Mr. AmaduContinue Reading

Catholic University of Ghana signed MoU with HITA to improve health care systems in Bono Region By thefourlens.com Fiapre, near Sunyani, April 02, 2023 The Catholic University of Ghana, at Fiapre near Sunyani and “Health Care Information Technology for Africa (HITA)”, a non profit organization based in Germany have signed a MemorandumContinue Reading

Domestic and Gender-based Violence are punishable offenses – DoVVSU By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, April 01, 2023 Domestic and Gender-based Violence are punishable by (Act 732) of the Domestic Violence Act, Act 2007, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Beatrice Korsah in charge of  the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police ServiceContinue Reading

Child marriage violates fundamental rights of girls – Gender Ministry By thefourlens.com Sunyani, April 01, 2023 The Gender Department under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has cautioned that child marriage violates the fundamental rights of girls and exposed them to high death risks. When a girl is marriedContinue Reading