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bad roads in ghana

  • According to him, needless man-made incidents such as these are the causes of some of the major accidents on the country’s highways ...

    A citizen, who identified himself as Dr. Boadi of the Dr. Boadi Herbal Center, has put in an urgent plea to the authorities to move a sand dump that has been left on a section of the Agona Asamang to Effiduase highway in the Bekwai municipal area of the Ashanti region.

  • "We waited for salvation from government for so long for our seven- kilometre road to no avail. So, we have decided to construct it ourselves."

    Bad roads in Ghana, especially away from the regional capitals, continue to be a major problem despite the efforts of successive governments to fix the problem.

  • Obuasi is a mining community and town in the southern part of the Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

    Residents of Obuasi are reportedly planning for a mega demonstration on the 7th of December, 2018.

  • The untarred road has been reduced to an obstacle course by recent heavy rains requiring some serious dexterity from drivers, who ply the road.

    Pictures of the road from Obuasi, one of the richest mining towns in Ghana, to Anwia-Nkwanta, a village in the Bekwai Municipal district, also in the Ashanti Region of Ghana captured the imagination of many Ghanaians this past weekend.

  • “On my own, I have constructed schools and working on other projects that will better the lives of the residents here. But the assembly is taking a lot of money ....

    The Queenmother of Adusah Ototsem in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, Nana Yaa Kortieley, has threatened to lead residents in the area to demonstrate against the payment of road tolls and property rates if their roads are not fixed as soon as possible.

  • According to the poster, who also acts as the narrator in the local Twi language, the street under scrutiny is ...

    A street in Kwadaso, a town in the Kumasi metropolitan area of the Ashanti Region of Ghana, has come under the microscope of residents and commuters for its current poor state, which is beyond deplorable.

  • The people of Tarkwa are suffering because of the very poor nature of the road on the outskirts of the municipal area from Tarkwa Senior High School to Wassa Agona.

    As a concerned citizen of Ghana, I am compelled to draw the attention of the Minister of Highways and his ministry to the following observations.

  • The importance of roads is well appreciated, viewed against the backdrop that they link producers to markets, workers to workplaces, students to schools and the sick to hospitals.

    Roads play unique roles in the socio-economic life of societies.

  • For the past five years the affected roads have not seen any maintenance.

    Written By William Dowokpor - The Urban Roads Department and the newly created Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly seem to be looking on unconcerned while the roads and gutters in Dzorwulu and surrounding areas deteriorate from potholes into the proverbial manholes.

  • With the setting up of the MDF, one would have expected that key infrastructure projects would be laid in critical areas of the local economy to make life better for the people.

    Written By Timothy Ngnenbe - It was a bright and sunny Wednesday morning at Tarkwa in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality in the Western Region. I was part of a team of journalists who went on a four-day tour of some mining companies in the Western and Central regions with the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh.

  • Dr. Letsa, however, continues to make promises that barely hold any water, clearly in earnest effort to save his government's image whenever journalists call on him.

    Written By Benjamin Aklama - Often when I am walking through the Ho township, many friends will say, Benjamin, "what are you guys doing about the roads in the region?", Why are you people not asking the ministers and the president to come and fix the roads for us?

  • I later got to understand that the gutter and the newly constructed road ended at the house of a member of parliament.

    The state of our roads has been on my mind for some time now.

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