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Hon. Paul Evans Aidoo
Hon. Alfred Ekow Gyan

The Analysis of District data has become necessary due to the ever-increasing demand for data at the district level for local government administration and planning. It is also of relevance because most interventions by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international partners are at the local level and such a report would provide an in-depth knowledge of disaggregated data for each district in the Western Region for informed decision-making.

Physical Features
The Western Region covers an area of 23,921 square kilometres, which is about 10 per cent of Ghana’s total land surface. It is located in the south-western part of Ghana, bordered by Ivory Coast on the West, Central Region on the East, Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Regions on the North and on the South by 192 km of coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The southern most part of Ghana, Cape Three Points, near Busua, is in the Ahanta West District of the region.


some stories in this region

  • STMA:First Western Regional TEIN Workshop takes off

    Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways and Member of Parliament for Wassa East, on Sunday advised national service personnel to accept postings to public sector institutions.

  • SHAMA: Assembly roots for high rise institutional buildings

    Majority of participants at a forum on development at Shama in the Western Region have advocated the construction of storey buildings for all state institutions in the district to save land and cost.

  • AOWIN: CWSA holds review meeting

    As part of measures to ensure high standards in sanitation, the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) within the Aowin District Assembly has held a review meeting to ensure that contractors of water and sanitation projects worked in conformity with norms of the Agency.

  • STMA: STMA builds six unit classroom block at Ntankofull

    A six unit class room block and other sanitary facilities has been constructed at Ntankoful, a small community in Sekondi in the western Region.

  • ELLEMBELE: DCE inspects developmental projects

    District Chief Executive for the Ellembele District Assembly Western Region, Mr. Daniel Kamatu Eshun has inspected a number of developmental projects ongoing within the district. 

  • STMA: Committee clears MCE of financial misconduct

    A three-member committee set up by the Western Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to investigate Captain Anthony Cudjoe (rtd), Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, for misconduct has cleared him of any wrong doing, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Regional Minister, said on Monday.

  • JOMORO:Floods force schools to close down

    Floods caused by persistent rains, have disrupted academic work in a number of schools in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.

  • TARKWA N: Anglogold Cuts Sod For Construction of A Community In Mankessim

    AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has in collaboration with the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly and the Chief and people of Mankessim, cut a sod to mark commencement of construction of houses and social infrastructure for the relocation of Mankessim community near its Ajopa operations.

  • STMA: presents 200 dual desks to schools

    Alhaji Ishak Asuru, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Coordinating Director on Wednesday appealed to parents and guardians to support the schools of their wards to meet their needs.

  • SHAMA: Assembly completes spatial development plan

    The Shama District Assembly has prepared a comprehensive Spatial Plan to  ensure orderliness in the development of the district to avoid it being turned into a slum, Mr Enoch Kojo Appiah, the District Chief Executive, has said.

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