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Keta Municipal, with Keta  the Administrative capital is one twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana.  It was carved out of the former Anlo District, which also comprised Akatsi and Ketu Districts. The Municipality lies within Longitudes 0.30E and 1.05E and Latitudes 5.45N and 6.005N.  It is located east of the Volta estuary, about 160km to the east of Accra, off the Accra-Aflao main road. It shares common borders with Akatsi South  District to the north, Ketu South  District to the east, South Tongu District to the west and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.  Out of the total surface area of 1,086km2, approximately 362km2 (about 30 per cent) is covered by water bodies.  The largest of these is Keta Lagoon, which is about 12 km at its widest section and 32km long.  Hence, the remaining land area is only 724km2 a situation which creates severe constraints on access to land for development in the municipality. However, fishing and water transportation potentials exist.

 chief executive's message

The Keta Municipal Assembly with population of 133,661 is mainly an agrarian economy.

As the political head of the assembly, my objective is to build a vibrant municipality where all business activities will grow without difficulties.

Nevertheless, the assembly has identified all the agro-based industries in the municipality such as fish processing, cassava processing, sugar-cane juice processing and coconut oil extraction. The rest are the salt mining, sand weaning as well as carpentry all under one roof.

However, activities of ... more »

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The Executive Director of The Young Shall Grow International (TYSGI), Mr Silvanus Vordzorgbe has observed that the waning communal spirit among Ghanaians is retarding the growth and development of the nation.

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Sylvester Tornyeava, MCEKETA:
Ghanaians will appreciate work of govít next year-Tornyeava

Municipal Chief Executive of the Keta Municipal Assembly, Sylvester Tornyeava has expressed optimism that people’s perception about the performance of the Mahama led NDC government will change from next year.
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Anyako cries for water

The chiefs and people of Anyako in the Keta Municipality in the Volta Region have appealed to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing to authorise the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), to take over the management of the Anyako water system.
Assembly seeks private investors to build business centre

The Keta Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region, one of the oldest assemblies in the region is seeking private investors to help make real its commercial business and conference centre.
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Assembly presents motorbikes for school supervision

The Keta Municipal Assembly has presented 10 motorbikes to the municipal education directorate for distribution to circuit supervisors for effective supervision of schools for better performance in education.
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