The people of Oyibi near Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region would soon establish a Senior High School at the cost of GH¢100,000.
Mr Findib Kona, the Businessman, appealed to the Command to issue a statement to the effect that after their investigations he had been found innocent.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has, in a message, extended to all Ghanaians the best wishes of the season.
The Bank of Ghana has stated that with effect from January 1, 2008 only Ghana Cedi Cheques will be accepted for transactions.
The Manager of the Agricultural Development Bank at Nkoranza, Mr Gibrilla Osmanu, has cautioned the general public, especially the rural communities, to be wary of unscrupulous persons who would approach them as bank officials to change their old currencies to new ones after the December 31 deadline.
The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) has congratulated the flag bearers of the four main political parties who would be contesting the 2008 elections.
Hundreds of people including both the aged and the young undertook a two and half hour walk through some principal streets of Obuasi to create public awareness about the existence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Municipality.
Alhaji Ahmed Bandoh, Chief Executive Officer of Bahmed Travel and Tours has said the senior national team, the Black Stars are capable of bringing honour to the nation during the 26th MTN Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana 2008 despite the imminent absence of skipper Stephen Appiah.
Mr Peter Mac-Manu, National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Sunday said, the just ended congress of the party had unified and boosted its image.
Mr. George Sarpong, Executive Secretary of the Media Commission, has appealed to managements of state owned media to consider empowering their correspondents in the regions with logistics to enhance their performance.
Three holiday makers including a final year student of Accra Polytechnic died in a car crash on Wednesday involving a salon car they were travelling in and a taxi at Avoeme a suburb of Aflao.
Mr Sampson K. Boafo, Minister of State at the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture, has expressed concern about the activities of persons who, although they do not have connections with stool, have made themselves kingmakers leading to several chieftaincy disputes.
Mr Sampson Kweku Boafo, Minister of State at the Ministry of Culture and Chieftaincy Affairs, has appealed to kingmakers to prepare a list of royals who qualify to ascend thrones and skins.
Speakers at the 59th Annual New Year School underway at University of Ghana, Legon, have advocated reforms in Ghana’s decentralisation process to conform to modern local governance practices.
Dr. Yakubu Pelga, Principal of the Tamale Polytechnic, on Friday said insufficient funding, logistics and other resources were making competency based technical training in the nation’s polytechnics ineffective.
Mr. Edward Salia, Member of Parliament for Jirapa has reminded people in the Upper West Region not to regard the NDC parliamentarians as people harbouring a private agenda outside that of the ruling government.
For the past one week, the Government Hospital at Prestea has been operating without a medical officer.
The Teleku-Bokazo, fact-finding committee has called for a swift reconciliation of the chiefs and people of Anwia and Teleko-Bokazo and its surrounding communities.
Mr. Eddy Obeng-Darko, a retired educationist has observed that, sacrifices made by the forefathers in the struggle for independence would be in vain if the youth failed to build meaningfully on the legacy bequeathed to them.
Mr. Edward Saka, Superintendent of Tema Port Health has called on the public to inoculate against cerebrum spinal meningitis (CSM) as it is prevalent in the dry season.
The leadership of the Ghana Mineworkers’ Union (GMWU) will call for work-stoppage as a last resort if illegal miners (galamsey) will continue to terrorise underground workers of Anglo Gold Ashanti Obuasi mine.
Mrs Gifty Ofori Ansah, Pharmacist at the Tema Municipal Health Directorate on has cautioned the public against excessive intake of "Paracetamol" without medical prescription, as it is harmful to one’s health.
The Social Enterprise Development Foundation of West Africa, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has called for the decentralization and management of development aid including the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) funds.
The Central Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service is to institute an annual best driver award to reward drivers who convey expectant mothers to health facilities.
Mr Kow Osafo-Kotu, 2007 National Best Fisherman, has urged chief fishermen in coastal communities to organize clean-up exercises to tidy up the beaches as their contribution towards the success of the upcoming African Cup of Nations tournament to be hosted by Ghana.
The Ashaiman Irrigation Farmers Co-operative Society (AIFCS) has appealed to the government and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector to eject encroachers along the irrigation dam as their activities
posed a threat to the dam.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated the 21.2 million-dollar refurbished Golden Tulip Kumasi City, formerly the City Hotel, one of the nation’s foremost prized assets in the hospitality industry.
Dr Charity Sarpong, Medical Superintendent of the Tema General Hospital, has called on the Public Health Unit of the Ministry of Health to intensify its education on causes, prevention and management of chronic diseases.
Muslim leaders in Ashaiman and Tema have prayed for peace and unity for the nation in connection with this year’s general elections.
Trashy Bags Limited, a waste management and recycling company would deploy workers to all the various stadia to ensure that the stadia is rid of filth during Ghana 2008.
The Reverend Edward Agyenfrah, a lecturer at the Christian Service College in Kumasi has inaugurated a 500,000 Ghana cedi (5 billion cedis) Smart Multi-Media Company, a multi-purpose Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Centre at Amakom in Kumasi.
A chain saw operator, Kwame Ansah alias Kwame Operator, 35, was on Friday granted GH¢5,000.00 bail by a circuit court at Cape Coast for allegedly moving forest products without permission, stealing 100 pieces of wawa boards and resisting arrest.
James Mensah, a 42-year-old cleaner of a hotel in Cape Coast was on Friday bonded to be of good behaviour for one year by a circuit court at Cape Coast for assaulting his 50-year-old wife Theresa Afful at Nkanfoa, a suburb of Cape Coast.
The Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations would in the middle of this year commence a comprehensive training programme for artisans in the country.
The Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira district assembly has so far offered employment to 772 youth under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the district.
The Ghanaian Embassy in the United States has announced that plans were afoot for the U.S government to help improve the Ghanaian educational system under the U.S President’s Special Initiative on Educational Programmes.
The Assin Foso district magistrate’s court has fined Kofi Afful, a driver from Assin Foso, GH¢80.00 for failing to stop at a police check point.
The Ho Municipal Assembly has failed to meet its internally generated fund target for the year 2007. It collected only GHc291,861 out of the targeted GHc397,523.
Practitioners and all parties that consent to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) are liable to imprisonment to not less than five years and not more than 10 years as stipulated in the Constitution Amendment Act 741.
Nutrition experts have criticized the poor eating habits of Ghanaians, saying this has contributed to the low life expectancy and high rate of disease burden currently facing the country.
A team of surgeons at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have successfully separated Siamese twins who were joined
together in the abdomen.
Pupils have been urged to report teachers who sexually assault them to either their parents or any leader in their community for prompt action to be taken since such an act is a crime.
Maxwell Mensah, a trader from Assin Foso wafined GH¢20,00 by the Assin Foso district magistrate’s court for selling drinks to the public without medical certificate of fitness.
The chief and people of Npakadan in the Akwamu Traditional Area of the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region have organized a fund-raising rally in aid of a multi-purpose community centre.
Mr. C.D.B. Mensah, Principal of St. Joseph Teachers Training College at Bechem in the Brong- Ahafo Region has stressed the need for Ghana to focus on a holistic education delivery to reduce immorality among the youth.
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) said the house arrest of former National Security Minister, Mr Francis Poku was unconstitutional and constituted a human rights abuse.
Wienco Ghana Limited, an importer and distributor of fertilizers and agrochemicals, is giving away 16,000 tickets to all Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA) farmers and clients as part of efforts to support Ghana’s bid to win the CAN 2008 football fiesta.
The Kwahu South District Chief Executive, Nana Kofi Onwona Asante, has assured foreign visitors and soccer fans of the CAN 2008 tournament, especially those who would be watching the matches in Kumasi and Accra of good hotel facilities at affordable rates in the Kwahu area.
The Assin Foso District Magistrate’s Court has bonded four men from Assin Endwa to be of good behaviour for one year after they have assaulted one Mr Yaw Nkrumah.
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has said it was time to remove the politics of bitterness and anger in the country since 1992.
Adwoa Vivian and Adwoa Odokor, both housewives, were fined a total of GH¢50 by the Assin Foso district magistrate’s court for failing to keep their surroundings clean.