ACCRA:
Vigil to usher in the new year
Thursday, January 01 2009
Christians in Ghana, on the eve of New Year joined their counterparts all over the world to observe watch night services to herald the year 2009.
ACCRA:
Police church join in prayers
Thursday, January 01 2009
Ghanaian Christians joined their counterparts throughout the world to usher in 2009 with prayers and singing of praises to Jehovah for His bounteous mercies and love towards humanity and all creation.
KMA :
Youth not happy with leaders
Thursday, January 01 2009
New Patriotic Party (NPP) youths on Wednesday took to the streets of Kumasi to protest against ‘the incompetence of their Leaders’ that had brought them to the verge of losing power to National Democratic Congress (NDC).
ACCRA:
Youth want EC to audit results
Thursday, January 01 2009
A number of New Patriotic Party (NPP) youths on Wednesday afternoon besieged the Electoral Commission (EC) offices in Accra to protest against the holding of the Presidential Election Runoff in the Tain Constituency on Friday.
ACCRA:
TUC commends EC
Thursday, January 01 2009
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) commended the Electoral Commission for the matured manner in which it has handled the results of the December 28 Presidential Election Runoff.
 
AMA:
Security man arrested
Thursday, January 01 2009
A security man stationed at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Impounding Yard who stole and sold one of the impounded vehicles on the eve of Christmas for 1,000 Ghana cedis has been arrested by the ministries police.
 
TAIN:
EU deploys observers
Thursday, January 01 2009
The European Union Election Observation Mission Ghana is to deploy 26 observers to the Tain constituency in Brong-Ahafo Region to observe voting on January 2, 2009.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NDC supporters go gay
Thursday, January 01 2009
There was spontaneous jubilation by supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Koforidua moments after Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), announced the result that put their candidate ahead in the Presidential Election Runoff.
HO :
Patients call for special voting
Thursday, January 01 2009
Patients on hospital admission have appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to devise mechanisms in the future to enable such people to also exercise their franchise in selecting political leaders.
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM:
Released after 37 months
Thursday, January 01 2009
An Ajumako Magistrate’s court presided over by Mr Kwesi Boakye Enimil has granted bail to Madam Comfort Gyasi, 40, who had been in prison custody for thirty-seven months.
TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
TOPP devises new strategies
Thursday, January 01 2009
Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP), has opted for sustainable agriculture under the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification.
    
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Chief gives out scholarships
Thursday, January 01 2009
Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, Dormaahene has presented scholarship packages worth 10,000 Ghana Cedis from the Dormaaman Education Endowment Fund to 70 selected tertiary and senior high school students in the area
(NANKESE) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Ghanaians urged to change attitude to work in 2009
Friday, January 02 2009
The Nankese District Minister of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Kofi Asiamah Ampadu-Daaduam, has called on Ghanaians to change their mentality and attitude to work in 2009.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Reverend urges NPP and NDC to work together
Friday, January 02 2009
The Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah Sarfo has called on the leadership of New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC) to work together to bring peace, unity and development to Ghanaians.
WENCHI :
President Kufuor calls for restraint
Friday, January 02 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appealed to supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to exercise restraint as the Electoral Commission (EC) and other relevant bodies were working to address their concerns.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN :
NDC invades Nsawkaw
Friday, January 02 2009
Members of National Democratic Congress (NDC) yesterday invaded Tain District, moving from house to house to solicit the electorate for votes for their Presidential Candidate, Professor John Evans Atta Mills in Friday’s Presidential Election Runoff.
ACCRA :
NPP goes to court
Friday, January 02 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court presided over by Mr Justice Edward Amoako Asante has asked New Patriotic Party (NPP) to redirect its request to stop the final declaration of the Presidential Election Runoff results.
ACCRA :
Accept EC’s results
Friday, January 02 2009
The Founder and Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries International, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams has appealed to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) to accept the results of the presidential election declared by the Electoral Commission (EC) and for peace to prevail.
HO :
NPP Agents signed statement of polls in Volta - NDC
Friday, January 02 2009
The Volta Region Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said New Patriotic Party (NPP) Agents were not molested and that was they signed all the statements of results in the Region.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Ghanaians must embrace change- Pastor
Friday, January 02 2009
The Head Pastor of the Grace Baptist Church at Amakom in Kumasi, Reverend Dr. Kojo Osei-Wusu, has called on Ghanaians to embrace change, since God made it part of human life.
TAMALE :
Six babies born in Tamale on New Year Day
Friday, January 02 2009
Two hospitals in the Tamale Metropolis recorded six births made up of five boys and a girl on New Year Day.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ghanaians asked to be peace-loving
Friday, January 02 2009
A priest has appealed to Ghanaians to shun ethnicity and other divisive tendencies that have the potential to erode socio-economic gains and political stability.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN :
Independent Presidential Candidate supports Mills
Friday, January 02 2009
The Independent Candidate in December 7 Presidential Election, Mr Kwasi Amoafo-Yeboah has called on Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,  New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential Candidate, to concede victory to Professor John Evans Atta Mills of National Democratic Congress (NDC).
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor: Yield to EC’s authority
Friday, January 02 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress(NDC) to yield to the “authority of the Electoral Commissioner when he declares the results.”
BOLGATANGA:
BONABOTO issues communiqué
Saturday, January 03 2009
The Bolgatanga Nangodi, Bongo and Tongo Association (BONABOTOA), issued a communiqué calling for the bridging of the gap between the Northern and Southern parts of the country, at the end of its sixth congress held in Bolgatanga.
(TEMA) TMA:
37 deliveries recorded during yuletide
Saturday, January 03 2009
A total of 37 babies were born at the Tema General Hospital during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
ACCRA:
Pastor calls on government to improve on national security
Saturday, January 03 2009
Presiding Archbishop of the International Council for Clergy, Archbishop Slezer Ofori-Atta, on Friday called on government to take decisive action to arrest the act of lawlessness governing the country’s electoral process.
(TWIFO NTAFREWASO) TWIFO-HEMAN-LOWER DENKYIRA:
TOPP JHS score 100 percent in 2008 BECE
Saturday, January 03 2009
The Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP) Junior High School scored 100 percent in the 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Authorities urged to import fishing equipment
Saturday, January 03 2009
Secretary of the Sekondi Branch of the Ghana Inshore Fisheries Association, Nii Botchway, said the unavailability of equipment for detecting the location of fishes is encouraging the use of aggravated light for fishing in the country.
NATIONAL :
Mills is president elect
Saturday, January 03 2009
The flag-bearer of the NDC, Prof John Evans Atta Mills has finally been  declared the President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Christians urged to pray for peace
Saturday, January 03 2009
Pastor Stephen Noble Estsie of the Christian Divine Church in Koforidua, has urged Christians to pray for peace without ceasing for the nation.
ACCRA:
GJA expresses concern about security in the country
Saturday, January 03 2009
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Friday said it was deeply concerned about the general national security situation during and after the presidential run-off and condemned acts of intimidation.
(TEMA) TMA:
T.T. Brothers donate to SOS Village
Saturday, January 03 2009
T.T. Brothers Limited,  sole agents for Parmalat South Africa, on Thursday, donated food items and learning materials worth GH¢8,000 to the SOS Village at Tema.
ACCRA:
New COCOBOD Chief Executive appointed
Saturday, January 03 2009
Deputy Chief Executive in-charge of Agronomy and Quality Control of GhanaCocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr. Anthony Fofie, has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Board.
ACCRA:
Mills government will be all inclusive – Mahama Ayariga
Saturday, January 03 2009
Spokesperson for the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress, Hon. Mahama Ayariga, says an Atta Mills government will be an all inclusive one and will rely on the entire manpower base of the country to deliver the needed development the nation requires.
ACCRA:
Parties urged to accept result
Saturday, January 03 2009
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Coalition of Civil Society has urged the two parties whose candidates contested Sunday’s presidential run-off election to accept the result that would be announced by the Chairman of Electoral Commissioner.
ACCRA: NPP in crunch meeting
Sunday, January 04 2009

The National Executives Committee of New Patriotic Party congregated at the party’s headquarters for a crucial meeting moments after the official declaration of Professor John Evans Atta Mills as President-Elect of the Republic of Ghana.
    

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NDC supporters in jubilant mood
Sunday, January 04 2009
Hundreds of National Democratic Congress supporters both young and old, on Saturday poured onto the streets of Koforidua to celebrate the party’s victory in the presidential election.
WA:
NDC jubilant supporters in accident
Sunday, January 04 2009
Two supporters of National Democratic Congress have been admitted at Wa Regional Hospital following severe injuries they received when celebrating the Party’s victory in the Presidential Election Run-off.
NATIONAL:
Akufo-Addo concedes victory to Mills
Sunday, January 04 2009
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party on Saturday conceded victory to President-elect Prof. John Evans Atta Mills of the National Democratic Congress, saying, “I acknowledge the Electoral Commission’s declaration and congratulate Prof. Mills”.
ACCRA:
Africa must build on knowledge base - Researcher
Sunday, January 04 2009
A South African Reseacher, Professor Catherine A. Odora Hoppers, Chair in Development Education, University of South Africa, says the information revolution that has greater significance for Africa is not a revolution in technology, machinery, techniques, software, or speed, but a revolution in concepts, which should affect the peoples’ way of thinking.
(NSOATRE) SMA:
Birth-related complications reduce
Sunday, January 04 2009

A Senior Nursing Officer in charge of the Nsoatre health clinic, Mrs. Constant Serwaah Peprah,  says birth-related complications reported to the facility, reduced following the introduction of free maternal health care by government.
    

(KUKU HILL) ACCRA:
I’ll be president for all - Mills assures
Sunday, January 04 2009
The President-Elect, Prof. John Evans Atta Mills says he has accepted the challenge to be the President and has given the assurance that he would be the President for all Ghanaians.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN:
Tain tastes the fruits of a metropolis
Sunday, January 04 2009
Nsawkaw, Tain District capital, enjoyed the “fruits” of a metropolis for a short while, after the area became the decider for the 2008 presidential election run-off.
ACCRA:
Show commitment to women, children
Sunday, January 04 2009
Former First Lady and President of the 31st December Women’s Movement (DWM), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has called on political leaders to show more commitment to women and children’s issues in 2009.
(NANKESE) AKUAPIM NORTH:
’2009 must be different’
Sunday, January 04 2009
Reverend Kofi Asiamah Ampadu-Daaduam, Nankese District Minister of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, on Thursday called on Ghanaians to change their mentality and attitude to work in 2009.

(SUBIN) KMA:
Look forward to next parliament with hope
Sunday, January 04 2009
The Member of Parliament-elect for Subin Constituency, Mr Isaac Osei, has asked Ghanaians to look forward to the next Parliament with hope as it is bound to work in the collective interest of the nation.
ACCRA:
SSNIT increases minimum pension by 16.2%
Sunday, January 04 2009

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has announced an increase of Pension payment by 16.2 percent across board, with an additional flat amount of GH ¢4.93 for every SSNIT pensioner.

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Jubilant supporters of NDC celebrate victory at Tarkwa
Monday, January 05 2009
Jubilant supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Tarkwa displayed a big banner with the photograph of President-elect Professor John Evans Atta Mills to celebrate its victory in Election 2008.
ACCRA :
Atta Mills transitional team holds preparatory meeting
Monday, January 05 2009
The Transitional Team, named by President-Elect Prof. John Atta Mills on Sunday began a preparatory meeting in Accra to discuss the smooth transition of power from the outgoing President John Agyekum Kufuor Administration to the incoming Government.
HO :
Churches in Ho offer thanks to God
Monday, January 05 2009
Some Churches in Ho on Sunday offered special thanks to God for heeding to prayers of Ghanaians for peaceful General Election last year.
KUMASI :
Commit resources towards Reproductive Health
Monday, January 05 2009
Director of Programmes of the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana PPAG),  Mr. Akwasi Boakye-Yiadom has said that lack of funds and Reproductive Health (RH) supplies were some of the problems militating against Reproductive Health in the country.
ACCRA:
Resolve political differences — CJ
Monday, January 05 2009
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, has urged Ghanaians to resolve their political differences to ensure peace in the country.
(PERSHIE) KEEA :
Defaulters to pay heavy fine
Monday, January 05 2009
The Chief of Pershie, near Elmina, Nana Amai Eduabo IV has warned that heavy fine would be imposed on citizens who would refuse to participate in communal labour.
NATIONAL :
Ban Ki-Moon commends Ghana
Monday, January 05 2009
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has praised the presidential election in Ghana as a democratic achievement and an example to others
(SANTASI) KMA :
Orphanage receives support
Monday, January 05 2009
Members of the Asanteman Union based at Pordenonet and Udine in Italy have donated some items worth 1,000 Ghana Cedis to the inmates of the Cherubs Orphanage at Ampampatia near Santasi, in Kumasi.
BOLGATANGA :
Supporters of NDC in Bolga celebrate
Monday, January 05 2009
Jubilant supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), took to the streets of the Upper East Regional capital on Saturday afternoon in celebration of the party’s victory in the presidential election.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
President Kufuor to address Parliament
Monday, January 05 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor is expected in Parliament today Monday to give account of his four-year stewardship as President of Ghana.
BONGO :
BONABOTO to bridge north-south
Monday, January 05 2009

The Bolgatanga, Nangodi, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO) association at the end of its sixth congress held in Bolgatanga, has issued a 12-point communiqué calling for the bridging of the gap between the north and south of the country.

NATIONAL:
Kufuor proposes changes in EC
Monday, January 05 2009
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has recommended a review of the mandate of members of Ghana’s independent Electoral Commission to build on their neutrality.
ACCRA:
Nduom, PNC congratulate Mills, Akufo-Addo
Monday, January 05 2009
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party in the 2008 election, has congratulated Prof. John E. Atta Mills on his election as the next President of the Republic of Ghana. 
(BEPOSO) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Pensioners Association look into future
Monday, January 05 2009
The Chairman of the Beposo Local Pensioners Association has urged members to plan adequately towards their retirement.
(TARKORADI) STMA:
Western region drivers commended
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Western Regional Officer of National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr. Thomas Bismark Boakye has commended drivers for supporting the body to prevent lorry accidents during Christmas and New Year festivities in the region.
ACCRA :
Ex-security chiefs commend security agencies
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Ex-security chiefs have commended the Armed Forces and security services for exhibiting a very high sense of objectivity and professionalism during their handling of the electoral process.
(MADINA) GA EAST :
IPS congratulates Atta Mills
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) has congratulated President-elect John Evans Atta Mills for his electoral victory and commended his pledge to be father for all Ghanaians.
(AKYEM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Electoral offenders before court
Tuesday, January 06 2009
A circuit court at Akyem Swedru has granted 5,000 Ghana cedis bail with a surety each to eight persons, who allegedly engaged in electoral offences.
ACCRA :
Let us develop technologically – Apostle Safo
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Founder and Leader of the Kristo Asafo Christ Reformed Church, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo has called on Ghanaians to eschew envy and backbiting and rather come together to develop the country.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Continue with development projects of NPP - Clergyman
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Otuo Acheampong, has urged the President-elect Professor John Evans Atta-Mills to strive to continue with the development projects initiated by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government for the sake of posterity.
ACCRA :
EC Commissioners’ tenure is risky – Pres Kufuor
Tuesday, January 06 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the unlimited tenure of office of the Electoral Commission’s (EC) Chairman and the two deputies was risky for securing electoral accountability to the people.
ACCRA :
President-elect tours Jubilee House
Tuesday, January 06 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor yesterday ( Monday) took the President-elect Professor John Evans Atta Mills on a tour of the Jubilee House in Accra.
(TEMA) TMA :
Fire at Tema industrial area
Tuesday, January 06 2009
A fenced yard near the Driver and Vehicle License Authority (DVLA) in the Tema industrial area caught fire on Monday morning and it took personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) and the Tema Oil Refinery three hours to bring the blaze under control.
BAWKU :
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, January 5.
NKORANZA:
Assist NADMO in fire prevention
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Farmers in the country have been advised to collaborate with the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), to prevent bushfires, especially in the harmattan period.
ACCRA:
GNUPS, Oguaaman congratulate Mills
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Ghana National Union of Polytechnic Students (GNUPS) on Monday congratulated President-elect John Evans Atta Mills and his competitor on the 2008 presidential race, Nana Akufo-Addo, for their “high sense of leadership qualities” during the election.
ACCRA :
EC says staff members threatened
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Electoral Commission (EC) has said some members of staff had been issued with threats through SMS text mobile calls, radio broadcasts and on political platforms.
BOLGATANGA:
NORPRA congratulates President-elect
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Northern Patriots Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), an Upper East based civil organization working in the area of social justice and equity, has congratulated President-elect Professor John Evans Atta Mills for his resounding victory in the 2008 presidential run-off election.
ACCRA:
Labour group congratulates Mills
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Ghana Federation of Labour has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills, President-elect, for his historic victory in the election.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC:
NDC expresses appreciation to all
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Eastern Regional Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed its appreciation to people in the region for their trust in the party and voting for it during the just ended presidential and parliamentary elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goldfields Wishes Stars well
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Goldfields Ghana, headline sponsors of the senior national team, the Black Stars has willed the team to repeat the feats of 2005 by securing tickets to both the South Africa 2010 World Cup and African Cup of Nations to be staged in Angola.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adjei hopes to Return
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Sammy Adjei has hinted he will return to the Black Stars but only if the Ghana Football Association address some of his concerns.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stoke to pounce for Quincy
Tuesday, January 06 2009
English side Stoke are keen on signing Ghana winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie just a day after he was released by Birmingham.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
GNAT President commends teachers
Tuesday, January 06 2009
President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr. Joseph Kwaku Adjei, has commended teachers for their dedication towards the promotion of education in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Bolton to bid for Kingston
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Bolton Wanderers boss Gary Megson has slapped in a bid to sign Ghanaian midfielder Laryea Kingston.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Youth urged to be law abiding
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Apostle Anthony Kofi Manu of the Church of Divine Heart at Nkoranza, has called on the youth to be law-abiding and to respect the elderly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Redknapp hails "terrific" Appiah
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that Stephen Appiah has been a long time transfer target as the Ghana captain gets set to train at White Hart Lane ahead of a possible deal.
(PANPANSOKROKESE) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Roads in Panpansokrokese need facelift
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Chief of Panpansokrokese in the Akwampim South Municipality, Nii Mankatah the IV, has appealed to the Department of Feeder Roads to rehabilitate the road linking the town to Accra and Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Top 10 African players in 2008
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Some of the world’s best players hail from the African continent, but often they are lost in the shuffle when compared to some of Europe and South America’s stars around the globe.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko set for FA sanctions
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Champions Asante Kotoko are bracing up for possible sanctions from the Ghana Football Association after riotous fans invaded the pitch on Sunday in protest of a disallowed equalizer in their 2-1 loss to Sporting Mirren at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
ACCRA:
Tsatsu pardoned
Tuesday, January 06 2009
News making the rounds in Accra suggests that Tsatsu Tsikata, the
incarcerated former Boss of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation has been granted unreserved pardon from his five year jail term.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ex-Villa boss visits AshGold
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Former Aston Villa boss John Gregory is on a three-week visit at Ghanaian Premier League side AshantiGold in a bid to resurrect their youth academy.
ACCRA :
Nana Konadu engages women, children
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Former first lady and president of the 31st December Women’s Movement (DWM), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has called on political leaders to show more commitment to women and children’s issues in 2009.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
DVLA to register motor cycles
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The Driver and Vehicle License Authority (DVLA) is to register motor cycles beginning this year, Reverend Bernard Oduro-Twum, Western Regional Licensing Officer said on Tuesday.
CAPE COAST:
Chiefs join in Mills’ praise sing
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Members of the Central Regional House of Chiefs on Tuesday congratulated the President-elect, Professor John Evans Atta Mills and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for exhibiting maturity in presidential election.
NATIONAL:
All set for Mills’ inauguration
Tuesday, January 06 2009
All is set for the investiture of Ghana’s third President under the Fourth Republican Constitution on Wednesday, January 7 at the Independence Square in Accra.
ACCRA:
National Security lifts ban
Tuesday, January 06 2009
The National Security Council Secretariat has announced that the ban imposed on seven retired top military and police officers has been lifted with immediate effect.
CAPE COAST:
Focal persons to ensure release of funds
Tuesday, January 06 2009
Budget and Planning Officers in the Central Region, on Tuesday charged district focal persons on HIV/AIDS to ensure that monies allocated for combating the disease from the Assembly’s Common Fund was released for the intended purpose.
HO :
Workers appeal for implementation single spine salary
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Public and civil servants in Ho have appealed to the new government to move quickly to implement the single spine salary scheme developed by the former New Patriotic Party government.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Presbyterian Ministers’ Conference opens
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The 2009 Annual Conference of Ministers of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has opened in Kumasi with a call on churches to be a beacon of hope and life upon which the unity of Ghanaians could be built.
ACCRA :
West African heads of state expected at Mills’ inauguration
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Six West African Heads of State are expected to attend the inauguration on today (Wednesday) of President John Evans Atta Mills
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Outgoing Minister suggests aeroplane for Parliament
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The outgoing Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Abraham Ossei Aidooh has suggested that Members of the incoming Parliament acquired funds for Parliament to purchase its own aeroplane to facilitate the travels of the Speaker, Members and staff.
ACCRA :
DPP congratulates President –Elect Mills
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Democratic People’s Party (DPP) has sent congratulatory message to President-Elect Professor John Evans Atta Mills; Vice-President-Elect  John Mahama,  Leaders and rank and file of National Democratic Congress (NDC) on their victory in the recent presidential and parliamentary elections
(JUBILEE HOUSE) AMA :
President Kufuor lauds military
Wednesday, January 07 2009
President John Agyekum Kufuor, on the eve of the end of his tenure as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, has commended the military for its display of professionalism, loyalty and keeping itself out of politics during the past eight years.
ACCRA :
NPP to hold Thanksgiving Service
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will hold a non-denominational Thanksgiving Service at the Trade Fair Centre on Saturday.
(KONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Chiefs bemoan spate of road accidents
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The chiefs and people of Kongo and Nangodi in the Talensi-Nadam District of the Upper East Region, have bemoaned the spate of road accidents in the area which they said has lead to loss of lives.
MAMPONG :
Social worker assists Churches
Wednesday, January 07 2009
A Ghanaian social worker based in Brussels in Belgium has presented assorted items worth thousands of cedis to the Saint Michael and All Angels Anglican Church and four other Anglican churches in the Mampong Municipality.
NATIONAL :
Kufuor pardons Tsatsu, Kwame Peprah, 500 others
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Outgoing President John Agyekum Kufuor has pardoned over 500 prisoners of various categories with immediate effect, a statement signed by Mr Frank Agyekum, Outgoing Deputy Minister of Information, said on Tuesday.
KPANDO:
NIA asked to use Kpando District on ID card
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Akpini Traditional Area in the Volta Region has asked the National Identification Authority (NIA) to correct the error on their documents which refer to the North Dayi District instead of Kpando District.
NATIONAL:
First female speaker of parliament
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The 5th parliament of the 4th republic is to be headed by a woman following the nomination of retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo by the majority caucus in parliament.
ACCRA :
US congratulates Mills, commends EC
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The US on Tuesday congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his victory in the Presidential race.
NKORANZA :
Farmers asked to spray farms against insects and diseases
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Agriculture Extension Officer in-charge of cocoa extension services in Techiman, Wenchi and Nkoranza,  Mr. Adoma Yeboah-Afari,has urged cocoa farmers to spray their farms against insects and diseases for increased production.
ACCRA :
China congratulates Mills, Mahama
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The President of China, Mr. Hu Jintao has sent separate messages to president-elect John Evans Atta Mills while the Chinese Vice President, Mr Xi Jinping has sent another message to Vice President-elect John Dramani Mahama on their electoral victory.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts-Portsmouth Deal Collapses
Wednesday, January 07 2009
A promising collaboration between Hearts of Oak and premiership side, Portsmouth, began last year collapsed last week after the Phobians withdrew their precious gem, Tawriq Djibril, from the camp of the English side.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL to commence soon
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Division One League (DOL) will kick-start on Sunday, February 1 at the various approved centres barring any last minute hitches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana confirms Egypt friendly
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that the Black Stars will play African champions Egypt next month at the Cairo International Stadium in an international friendly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Barusso linked with Chievo move
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Italian side Chievo are interested in signing the Roma’s Ghanaian player Ahmed Barusso on loan until the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Congress pardons three members
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Congress of the Ghana Football Association, the highest and legislative organ has pardoned three clubs who fell foul of the sport body’s tenets by instituting legal actions against the FA.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor hands over baton to Mills
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Professor John Evans Atta Mills has been sworn in as President of Ghana for a four-year first term following his
victory in the December Presidential election.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
CHRAJ busy in Kwahu West
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal office of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), settled 86 out of 92 human rights related cases reported to it last year.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Man sentenced 15 years for narcotics
Wednesday, January 07 2009
A Tarkwa Circuit Court has sentenced a 28-year old galamsey operator, Muftaro Karim to 15 years imprisonment for trading in narcotic drugs at Nsuaem near Tarkwa in the Tarkwa Nsuaem municipality.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Malnourished children cases on the rise
Wednesday, January 07 2009
Malnutrition is said to be on the increase among children under five years in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality.
ACCRA:
Media Commission boss calls for policy framework
Wednesday, January 07 2009
The Executive Secretary of the National Media Commission, Mr. George Sarpong, on Wednesday called for a comprehensive policy framework that would provide a roadmap for the development of the media in Ghana.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Company gives to orphanage
Wednesday, January 07 2009
REF Engineering and Construction Company based at Tarkwa on Wednesday donated items worth $2000 and a cash of GH¢ 1000 to the Angels of Hope Orphanage at Tarkwa.
WA:
Government urged to implement sheanut report
Wednesday, January 07 2009
A retired educationist, Mr. Abdul-Mumuni Insah, has urged government to implement findings of sheanuts research to promote the Sheanuts industry to avert poverty in the Northern part of Ghana.
(INDEPENDENCE SQUARE) AMA :
Crowd overwhelms Security as Mills is sworn in
Thursday, January 08 2009
As thousands of people gathered at the Independence Square in Accra on Wednesday to watch the new President John Evans Atta Mills take office, the security arrangements made for the day almost collapsed as the security operatives and personnel assigned to ensure orderliness were overrun by the sheer numbers of the jubilant crowd who thronged the Square
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Dead body found in aircraft
Thursday, January 08 2009
The dead body of a suspected stow-away has been found on an aircraft at the Kotoka International Airport.
   
TARKWA NSUAEM :
72 year-old pleads for bail
Thursday, January 08 2009
A 72 year-old, Kwabena Ackaah, who made his 79th appearance at a Tarkwa circuit court has pleaded with the court to grant him bail since his health was deteriorating daily.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Thursday, January 08 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, January 7, 2009.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Over 2000 children of Mankessim feted
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Queenmother of Mankessim Traditional Area, Nana Ama Amissah III on New Year day organized a party for over 2000 children at Mankessim.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Media advised to focus on national development
Thursday, January 08 2009
Media practitioners have been urged to concentrate more on moving the nation’s development agenda forward instead of causing disunity which drew the nation backwards.
(CONFERENCE CENTRE) AMA :
Foreign Heads of State, dignitaries call on President Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
Heads of State, dignitaries and delegations who attended the inauguration of President John Evans Atta Mills at the Independence Square in Accra called on him at the Accra International Conference Centre shortly after the ceremony.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Ghanaians urged to put behind acrimonies of 2008 election
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Chairman of the Central Regional Disciplinary Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),  Mr Samuel Mintah has appealed to Ghanaians to put behind them acrimonies of the electioneering campaign and support the new government to deliver.
HO :
United Front of Cadres congratulates President Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Volta Regional branch of the United Cadres Front (UCF) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election as President of Ghana.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Gomoa West Assembly elects presiding member
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Assistant Headmaster of Gomoa Senior High/Technical school at Dawurampong, Mr. Fred Oscar Abban, has been re-elected as the Presiding Member (PM) of Gomoa West District Assembly, at Apam, for another two-year term.
ACCRA :
Chiefs congratulate Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
The National House of Chiefs has congratulated President-elect John Evans Atta Mills and said as custodians of the country’s culture and tradition, “we see your successes as a monumental event symbolising the very essence of our unity and togetherness”.
APAM :
NPP supporters urged not to let defeat dampen their spirit
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Gomoa West Women’s Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Miss Grace Okoe-Santana has appealed to supporters of the party not to let the electoral defeat dampen their spirit.
PARLIAMENT :
Doe Adjaho, Mike Oquaye elected first, second deputy speakers
Thursday, January 08 2009
Parliament on Wednesday elected Mr Doe Adjaho, National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Ave Avenor, and Professor Mike Oquaye, New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for Dome Kwabenya, as the First and Second Deputy Speakers.
FEATURE :
Brief history of Ghana’s Legislature
Thursday, January 08 2009
Ghana achieved independence on March 6, 1957. The political struggles that preceded this historic event date back over a hundred years ago.
ACCRA:
Speaker assures Fifth Parliament of diligence
Thursday, January 08 2009
Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo, Speaker of the Fifth Parliament, on Wednesday urged members of the new Parliament to work together in unity to make just laws that would be beneficial to nation-building.
ACCRA:
Consensus marks nomination of Deputy Speakers
Thursday, January 08 2009
Consensus building marked the opening of the Fifth Parliament of the Fourth Republic  in Accra as both sides of the House agreed unopposed to the nomination of Mrs. Justice Joyce Adelaine Bamford-Addo, a former justice of the Supreme Court, as the new Speaker of the House.
ACCRA :
Chiefs congratulate Atta Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
The National House of Chiefs has  congratulated President-elect John Evans Atta Mills and said as custodians of the country’s culture and tradition, “we see your successes as a monumental event symbolising the very essence of our unity and togetherness”.
ACCRA :
Germany congratulates Prof Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
The President of the Federal Republic of Germany Horst Köhler on Wednesday congratulated Prof. John Atta Mills on his election as the new President of Ghana.
(HO) NDC:
United Front of Cadres (UFC) congratulates President Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Volta Regional branch of the United Cadres Front (UCF) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election as President of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts congratulates Prez Mills
Thursday, January 08 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited has sent their congratulatory message to president-elect, Professor John Evans Atta Mills for winning the highest office of the land in the recent General Elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko delay Bekoe ITC
Thursday, January 08 2009
Asante Kotoko have told Egyptian side Petrojet they will only release the international transfer certificate of striker Eric Bekoe if payment for his move is made.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana goes into swimming
Thursday, January 08 2009
As the JK Randle Swimming Competition goes international, three West African countries are billed to participate in the 2009 edition, which has been tentatively slated for April.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah mobbed by Spurs fans
Thursday, January 08 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah was mobbed by fans of English side Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night.
NATIONAL:
MMDCEs should stay at post
Thursday, January 08 2009
The President John Evans Atta Mills has directed all Metropolitan,
Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), to remain at post until otherwise directed by the president.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana League ranked 87th
Thursday, January 08 2009
The Ghanaian Premier League has been ranked the 87th strongest in the world for the year 2008 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
WA :
Wa Polytechnic develops HIV/AIDS Policy Framework
Friday, January 09 2009
The Wa Polytechnic has developed an HIV/AIDS Policy Framework with financial support from the World Bank under the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund (TALIF) to help create awareness of the disease among its 800 students and 80 staff.
TECHIMAN :
Pensioners appeal for payment of salary arrears
Friday, January 09 2009
Pensioners of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), in Techiman Municipality and Nkoranza District, have appealed for the payment of their salary arrears from December 2006 to December 2007.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
CHRAJ on the move in Kwahu West
Friday, January 09 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal office of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), settled 86 out of 92 human rights related cases reported to it last year.
ACCRA :
MYPD welcomes President Atta Mills
Friday, January 09 2009
The Movement for Youth, Peace and Development (MYPD) has welcomed President John Evans Atta Mills into office as the President of the Republic of Ghana.
CAPE COAST :
Oguaa residents want larger market and job avenues from govt
Friday, January 09 2009
A cross– section of residents in the Cape Coast Township have expressed their desire for the establishment of a new market to ease the congestion at the Kotokoraba market.
SHAMA :
Court bonds fisherman
Friday, January 09 2009
A Sekondi District Magistrate Court has bonded George Larfo, a 22-year old fisherman at Anlo-Beach near Shama to be of good behaviour for two years for threatening to kill his father.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
W/R records 673 road accidents in 2008
Friday, January 09 2009
The Western Regional Co-ordinator of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr. Thomas Bismark Boakye has stated that 673 road accidents including 354 minor cases were reported in the region last year.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Court slaps KMA with Order of Mandamus
Friday, January 09 2009
A Kumasi High Court has issued an Order of Mandamus to the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) directing it to re-allocate stores, shops and stalls at the Kejetia terminal to members of the Kejetia Traders’ Association before Friday January 16, 2009.
HO:
Re-appraise taxes on detergents - Distributor
Friday, January 09 2009
The Managing Director of Dzidefo Enterprise, a detergents and edibles distributor in Ho, Madam Anita Kudaya has urged President John Atta Mills to re-appraise the current tax regime on detergents and edibles.
NATIONAL:
Mills appoints National Security Advisor
Friday, January 09 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed Brigadier-General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah (Rtd) as his National Security Advisor.
(KUMASI) PNC :
Unification of all Nkrumaist parties is critical - PNC
Friday, January 09 2009
Mr Abdul Nasir Deen of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) at Offinso North, has called for a unification of all Nkrumaist parties for future elections.
(KUMASI) PNC :
CPP congratulates President Mills
Friday, January 09 2009
The defeated Convention Peoples Party (CPP) parliamentary candidate for the Nhyiaeso Constituency in Kumasi, Mr Kwame Appiah Boateng, has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election as the third president of the fourth Republic.
(UCC) CAPE COAST :
Distance learning courses in natural sciences to begin
Friday, January 09 2009
The Vice Chancellor of the University Cape Coast (UCC), Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has announced that plans were far advanced to introduce distance learning programmes in the natural sciences and humanities.
EJISU JUABEN :
Ghana’s democracy is on the ascendancy - Chief
Friday, January 09 2009
Ghana has significantly moved ahead towards concretizing its democratic dispensation, Nana Bobie Ansah II, Chief of Bonwire in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality has noted.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema vehicular accidents claim 127 lives in 2008
Friday, January 09 2009
A total of 127 people lost their lives and 478 suffered various degrees of injuries in a total of 1,287 accidents recorded in the Tema Metropolis last year.
KUMASI :
President Mills urged to remain focused
Friday, January 09 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has been urged to remain focused and pursue policies and programmes that would meet the expectations of Ghanaians.
(ATWIMA TAKYIMAN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Ghana Muslim Mission congratulates Ghanaian electorate
Friday, January 09 2009
The Deputy National Imam of Ghana Muslim Mission (GMM), Sheikh Amen Bonsu on behalf of the mission, has congratulated Ghanaians for the maturity displayed before, during and after the 2008 elections.
(KUMASI) CRIME :
Herbalist defrauds trader
Friday, January 09 2009
A 58-year-old herbalist has been granted a GH¢30,000 bail with a surety to be justified by a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding a trader under false pretext.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Police constable granted GH¢10,000 bail
Friday, January 09 2009
A Police General Constable has been granted a GH¢10,000 bail with two sureties by a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly issuing a death threat to his bother’s ex-wife.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Floor tile layer jailed 20 years
Friday, January 09 2009
A 21-year-old floor tile layer has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by a Kumasi Circuit Court for defiling a 13-year-old class four pupil.
(BREMANG) KMA :
Two jailed 17 years for gang rape
Friday, January 09 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has pronounced a 17-year jail term on two men for gang raping a 13-year-old girl at Bremang, a suburb of Kumasi.
ACCRA:
NDC supporters urged to unite behind party
Friday, January 09 2009
Members and sympathisers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been urged to unite solidly behind the party to ensure the success of the administration of President John Evans Atta Mills.
Friday, January 09 2009
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Polack back to Faisal
Friday, January 09 2009
The management of Kumasi-based King Faisal Babies is to re-engage British expatriate coach Steve Polack to handle the technical affairs of the Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites set for final tour
Friday, January 09 2009
Ghana names a 21-member squad for a tour ahead of the announcement of the final team for the Africa Youth Championship which begins later this month in Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boateng, Beitar part ways
Friday, January 09 2009
Derek Boateng completed his medical at German club FC Koln on Sunday and will finalize his move away from Betar Jerusalem in the coming days.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal ready for Kessben
Friday, January 09 2009
Kumasi-based King Faisal Babies will on Sunday, January 11 seek to continue with their winning streak as they pitch their strength against Kessben F/C in the sixth week Glo Premier League encounter at the Anane Boateng Stadium near Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
SWAG greets President Mills
Friday, January 09 2009
The Patrons, Executives and members of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) have sent their congratulatory message to Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election as the President of the Republic of Ghana.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GABA organises justifier
Friday, January 09 2009
The Ghana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) has announced a justify-your-inclusion exercise for the national team, Black Bombers ahead of major championships this term.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Addo moves to Roda JC on loan
Friday, January 09 2009
Black Stars defender Eric Addo has earned a loan move from PSV Eindhoven to Roda JC Kerkrade.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingson set for starting place
Friday, January 09 2009
Richard Kingson’s chances of getting a starting place for English club Wigan looks bright after coach Steve Bruce lavished praise on the Ghana goalkeeper.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh aims for top 4
Friday, January 09 2009
Sellas Tetteh is aiming for at least a top four finish at the World Youth Championships as he takes his national U-20 side to Kigali.
(KOFORIDUA)NEW JUABEN:
Management denies withdrawing services for NHIS
Saturday, January 10 2009
Management of Eastern Regional Hospital at Koforidua, has denied withdrawing its services for clients of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
ACCRA:
TUC congratulates Mills and calls for “living wage”
Saturday, January 10 2009
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills, on his assumption of office and made series of demands including a living wage.
NKORANZA:
47 road accidents recorded in Nkoranza last year
Saturday, January 10 2009
The Police recorded a total of 47 road accidents involving 69 vehicles in Nkoranza District last year.
ACCRA:
Build bridges to ensure peace education – Bombande
Saturday, January 10 2009
Executive Secretary, West Africa Network for Peace Building, Mr Emmanuel Bombande, has said one way to meet the challenges of peace education is to build bridges of support among key participants like families, communities and social networks.
(TEMA) TMA:
Seven in court for robbery, rape and indecent assault
Saturday, January 10 2009
Seven accused persons who allegedly robbed, raped a German woman and indecently assaulted her daughter at Tema Mighty beach appeared before Tema Circuit court “A” on Thursday.
(TESHIE) LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR:
MP promises to work on water problem in Ledzokuku
Saturday, January 10 2009
Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Nortey Dua, has promised to work urgently on the water problem to bring relief to the constituents.
TAMALE:
Youth groups of NDC, NPP clash at Changli
Saturday, January 10 2009
Two persons sustained multiple gun-shot wounds following a clash between a youth group of the ruling National Democratic Congress and opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), at Changli in Tamale on Thursday.
SUNYANI:
NHIS should cover traditional caterers-- Forum
Saturday, January 10 2009
The Brong-Ahafo regional branch of the Ghana Traditional Caterers Association on Friday advocated the need to review the National Health Insurance Scheme to cover the yearly mandatory medical test of its members.
ACCRA:
GNAT, OATUU congratulate President
Saturday, January 10 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) on Friday assured President John Evans Atta Mills of an effective working relationship to achieve quality public education for all Ghanaian children by 2015.
NATIONAL:
President Mills leaves for Abuja
Saturday, January 10 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, left Accra this morning for a two-day visit to Abuja to attend a special ECOWAS Summit on the political situation in Guinea.
ACCRA:
NHIS assures all providers of payments
Saturday, January 10 2009
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Friday reiterated its commitment to all providers that it would settle all vetted bills submitted by accredited providers.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Unemployed fined for stealing mobile phone
Saturday, January 10 2009
A Takoradi District Magistrate’s Court on Friday fined John Kumeh, an unemployed 100 Ghana cedis for stealing a Nokia Mobile Phone valued at 50 Ghana Cedis.
ACCRA:
TIGO holds draw for Christmas bonanza promotion
Saturday, January 10 2009
A 50-year-old Sunyani-based driver, Mr Ernest Tutu Mensah, on Friday won 2008 model Suzuki Grand Vitara prize when Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of TIGO telecommunication network, held a draw for its "Top up and Win" promotion.
ACCRA:
Health care delivery essential - Expert
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Director and Founder of the Martin Luther Health Training School, Dr. Owusu Achaw Duah, says a more skilled workforce in the health care industry is essential to the growth of the country’s economy.
AWUTU SENYA:
NHIS: Staff to live above reproach
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Awutu Senya District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, Mrs Georgina Asamoah, has advised workers of the scheme to be good ambassadors wherever they went.
(BREKU) AWUTU SENYA:
Bury political differences - Constituents told
Sunday, January 11 2009
A member of the Awutu Traditional Council, Nai Kurabi Clottey III, has advised Awutu citizens to bury their political differences and forge ahead in unity for the speedy development of the area.
   
ACCRA:
Uniliver to the aid of journalists
Sunday, January 11 2009
Unilever Ghana Limited has announced that it would sponsor a refresher training programme for 100 journalists to refocus their priorities to take account of broader needs of society.
(NYEKUADZE) GOMOA WEST:
Mothers’ appeal to Mills
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Chairperson of Gomoa-Nyekuadze Unit Committee, Madam Rose Owusua-Serwah, has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills, to use his good offices to maintain the ‘Free Delivery System’ for expectant women under the National Health Insurance Policy.
ACCRA:
NPP in rare spectacle
Sunday, January 11 2009
The main opposition New Patriotic Party on Saturday held a thanksgiving service to offer gratitude to God for seeing it through the December 2008 general elections.
ACCRA:
More join in Mills’ praise sing
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Rt. Rev. N.A. Tackie-Yarboi, Bishop of Victory Bible Church International, has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his assumption of the presidency and urged him to initiate moves to unite the country.
JOMORO:
I’m on my own - Samia Nkrumah
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Member of Parliament for Jomoro, Miss Samia Nkrumah, on Friday said she would not be aligned with the majority NDC in Parliament but preferred to do business in the House guided by national interests and those of her constituents in Jomoro.
    
NATIONAL:
’Suffocating, chaotic’ inaugural ceremony bemoaned
Sunday, January 11 2009
While expressing appreciation to President John Evans Atta Mills for his inaugural speech last Wednesday, Members of Parliament on Friday expressed concern over the chaotic and precarious manner the ceremony turned out to be.
ACCRA:
60th Annual New Year School closes
Sunday, January 11 2009
The 60th Annual New Year School held by the Institute of Adult Education has ended with a challenge to the organizers to go beyond media dissemination of the communiqué and practically circulate copies among all stakeholders for adoption and implementation.
HO:
Youth Council pushes for policy implementation
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Volta Regional Director of National Youth Council, Mr Ransford Ocloo, has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to implement the national youth policy.
LEDZEKUKU KROWOR:
MP promises to work on water problem
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku Constituency, Nii Nortey Dua, has promised to work urgently on the water problem to bring relief to the constituents.
HO :
Moderator speaks against encroachment on school lands
Monday, January 12 2009
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt. Rev Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso has said it was wrong for people to encroach on the church’s school lands in Ho and that it was an affront to both the church and the government.
ACCRA :
GJA congratulates Atta Mills
Monday, January 12 2009
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election and subsequent inauguration as President of the Republic of Ghana.
(OBLOGO) AMA :
Church fetes over 6,000 people
Monday, January 12 2009
Prophet Eric Kwasi Amponsah,  Founder and Leader of the Hope Generation Ministry at Oblogo near Accra has urged Ghanaians to unite for the development of the country.
(DENASE) AFIGYA KWABRE:
Orphanage receives aid
Monday, January 12 2009
A Ghanaian philanthropist residing in Italy, Mr William Opoku Amanfo has donated clothes valued at GH¢ 500.00 to the Ashan Children’s Home located at Denase near Kodie in the Afigya-Kwabre District of Ashanti.
TAMALE :
Let’s put the elections behind us – Mahama
Monday, January 12 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called on all Ghanaians to put election 2008 behind them and forge ahead in unity to help develop Ghana to become a real haven of investment destination.
   
(AIRPORT) AMA :
President Mills returns from Abuja
Monday, January 12 2009
President John Atta Mills returned to Accra on Sunday  from Abuja, Nigeria, where he attended an Extra-Ordinary Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Ensure regular body exercise
Monday, January 12 2009
The Agona West Municipal Director of Health Services, Dr. Sekyi Appiah has expressed concern about the failure on the part of most Ghanaians to undertake regularly body exercise to prolong life.
ACCRA :
Kick Malaria Africa launches Clean-up Campaign
Monday, January 12 2009
A former Government Spokesperson on Infrastructure, Catherine Afeku, has called on Ghanaians to observe environmental cleanliness to enable them to remain healthy at all times.
MAMPONG :
Mampong Babies Home assisted
Monday, January 12 2009
The Staff of British School in Brussels and other philanthropists in Belgium have donated items worth over 5,000 euros to the Asante Mampong Babies’ Home in the Mampong Municipality.
NATIONAL:
President Mills speaks on foreign travels
Monday, January 12 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Saturday made his maiden trip outside Ghana, to Nigeria, three days after his inauguration and indicated his readiness to regulate the frequency of foreign trips during his tenure.
(AGONA ASAFO) AGONA EAST:
Avoid detrimental life styles - Dr Oduro
Monday, January 12 2009
Senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast(UCC), Dr George T. K. Oduro, has advised the youth to avoid life styles that would be detrimental to their development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty draw against Wise
Monday, January 12 2009
Sekondi Eleven Wise were forced into a 2-2 drawn game against visiting Liberty Professionals in their Glo Premier League match played at the Essipong Sports Stadium near Sekondi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal holds Kessben
Monday, January 12 2009
Lack of precision in front of goal denied Kumasi King Faisal the maximum three points when they were forced to a goalless drawn game against Kessben F/C in their Sixth Week encounter of the Glo Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Stadium near Kumasi on Sunday.
CAPE COAST:
Music does wonderful things – Cardinal Turkson
Monday, January 12 2009
Choristers have been advised to pray constantly to God for a sustained, soul-searching, lovely, powerful and inspiring voices to praise the Creator, and to heal the sick and unite the society.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea hold Kotoko
Monday, January 12 2009
Defending League Champions Kumasi Asante Kotoko were to a 1-1 drawn game against Bechem Chelsea in their Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts defeats All Blacks
Monday, January 12 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak kept their championship aspirations on course with a 2-0 victory over visiting Gamba All Blacks in the sixth week of the Glo Premier League at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko fans want Cooreman out
Monday, January 12 2009
Fans of Asante Kotoko have asked management to terminate the contract of their new trainer Maurice Cooreman after Sunday’s 1-1 draw against newcomers Bechem Chelsea at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien up for Award
Monday, January 12 2009
Michael Essien has made the shortlist for the African Player of the Year 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Affum leads scorers chart
Monday, January 12 2009
Tema Youth’s lead striker Edward Affum leads the scorers chart of the Glo Premier League on five goals after the Sixth Week matches played over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites chase third AYC trophy
Monday, January 12 2009
The 16th African Youth Championship (AYC), which also serves as a qualifier for the World Youth championship in Egypt later this year, kick-starts in Kigali, Rwanda amid huge expectations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Buaben shines in Scottish Cup
Monday, January 12 2009
Ghana international Prince Bauben gave his return to first team action a boost after scoring in Dundee United 0-4 victory over East Stirlingshire in the Scottish Cup fourth round tie on Sunday.
TEMA:
Tema records reduction in fire outbreak
Monday, January 12 2009
The Tema Regional Office of the Ghana National Fire Service recorded 230 fire outbreaks in 2008 as compared to 277 in 2007.
TAMALE:
Accident Relief Fund in the offing
Monday, January 12 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama says the National Democratic Congress has set up an Accident Relief Fund (ARF) to assist party supporters who got injured in the course of duty. 
ACCRA:
African Peer Review still on
Monday, January 12 2009
The Executive Secretary of the National African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council, Dr. Francis Appiah, says the change of government would not in any way affect the implementation of Ghana’s APRM process.
BAWKU:
Workshop for Bawku Youth ends
Monday, January 12 2009
The National Peace Council workshop organized for selected youth from Bawku has ended in Accra with a call on the youth ambassadors to be committed to peace.
ACCRA:
Over 15 million dollars for Home Loans
Monday, January 12 2009
Ghana Home Loans, a specialized mortgage provider in Ghana, and FMO, The Hague-based Dutch Development Bank announced on Monday that they have signed and partially disbursed a $15.5 million long-term facility to Ghana Home Loans.
ASUTIFI:
Asutifi South election case adjourned
Monday, January 12 2009
Mr Justice J.K. Opoku, presiding over a Sunyani High Court has adjourned the case on the declaration of the Parliamentary results of the Asutifi South Constituency for a week to January 19.
KUMASI:
Residents worried over poor sanitation
Monday, January 12 2009
Some residents in Kumasi have expressed grave concern about the deteriorating environmental situation in the metropolis.
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, January 12 2009
The President’s representative responsible for the Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfews imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, January 12.
NATIONAL:
Tullow announces more oil finds
Monday, January 12 2009
Tullow Oil Limited, an independent oil and gas exploration and production group has announced that it has made new discoveries around the Jubilee Field with estimates of about 17,000 barrels per day.
ACCRA :
Controller and Accountant General issues directives
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Controller and Accountant General has issued new directives to re-enforce earlier ones that all treasury books be closed by January 9, 2009, in respect of the financial year ended December 2008.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Effutu Traditional Council entertains heads of department
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Effutu Traditional Council has organised a get-together for heads of department, institutions and some personalities in the town for their contribution towards the maintenance of peace as well as development in the areas.
ACCRA :
ICU delegates’ conference to go ahead
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Eighth Quadrennial Delegates’ Conference of the Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU) slated for January 13 to 15 can commence but the Union cannot go ahead with the election of its national officers, an Accra Fast Track High Court presided over Mr Justice Samuel Asiedu has ruled.
(MUMFORD) GOMOA WEST :
Mumford schools get computers
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Italy branch of the Mumford Development Association has donated eight computers with accessories and a printer valued at about GH¢4,000 for the establishment of an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) centre for schools in Mumford in the Central Region.
(AGONA ASAFO) AGONA EAST :
Agona Asafo youth launches educational fund
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The United Youth Foundation, a Development Association at Agona Asafo has set up a 10,000 Ghana Cedis Educational Fund to help needy, but brilliant students at Agona Asafo to pursuit higher education.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Gomoa chiefs congratulate President Mills
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The chiefs of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area have congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his election and inauguration as the third President of the Fourth Republic.
TAMALE:
Accident relief fund for NDC accident victims
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has set up an Accident Relief Fund (ARF) to assist party supporters who got injured in the course of duty.
(KPAGURI) WA :
NGO supports HIV positive women
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Child Support Ghana, a non-governmental organization (NGO), operating in the Upper West Region, has within the past three years supported 80 women who were diagnosed HIV positive, at its hospice at Danku in the Wa Municipality
(KUMASI) NDC:
NDC victory requires hard work from members – Tei Larbi
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Oforikrom, Mr Ebenezer Tei-Larbi, has reminded members of the party that the victory of the NDC did not mean they should relax and that consolidating the party’s gains required hard work.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
NGO assists Gomoa schools with learning aid
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Opportunity Education Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in the United States of America, has donated audio visual and other educational materials to 16 schools in the Gomoa East and West districts.
NATIONAL:
Interior Ministry cautions political opponents
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Ministry of the Interior has noted with concern, reports from some sections of the media as well as rumours and claims making the rounds about attacks by opponents of political parties on each other in the aftermath of the recent elections.
(SUNYANI) DPP :
DPP expels some executives
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Chairman of Democratic People’s Party (DPP), has announced that the national organiser and three regional executives of the DPP in Brong Ahafo Region have been dismissed from the party.
ACCRA :
Nana Konadu’s charges dropped
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Before exiting office on January 7 the government of President John Agyekum Kufuor decided to drop charges against the former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
African Footballer award postponed again
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The African Footballer of the Year announcement has been postponed to Feb. 10 in Lagos, the Confederation of African Football said on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites win first test
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Despite their stomping win in a test game on Monday, Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh still believes the best is yet to come from his side as Ghana build up for the start of African Youth Championship.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Ecobank Golf takes off soon
Tuesday, January 13 2009
This year’s Ecobank Ghana Limited Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, January 17.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Nigeria want Ghana friendly
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Nigeria Football Federation are not letting up in their desire to ensure that Black Stars of Ghana play the Super Eagles during next month’s FIFA international date.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil opens Stoor’s exit
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Fulham defender Fredrik Stoor admits he has become disillusioned with life at Craven cottage and admits he is considering leaving in the January transfer window.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Police mounts search for murder suspect
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Breman Asikuma District Police are searching for Yaw Kwei, a 19-year- old suspect in the stabbing to death of Kwesi Abaidoo, whose brother Ato Kwamina, had been wounded by the suspect in an incident at Brakwa Eshiem on the New Year’s Day.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Chainsaw operator trapped to death
Tuesday, January 13 2009
A 36-year-old chainsaw operator, Kwame Amamu, was on January 6, this year allegedly trapped to death by a falling tree at Brakwa in the Central Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Ronaldo scoops top gong
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the Fifa World Player of the Year for 2008 during a glittering awards ceremony in Zurich.
NATIONAL:
Martey Newman is Chief of Staff
Tuesday, January 13 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed Mr John Henry Martey Newman, Former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), as his Chief of Staff.
ACCRA:
Water conservation essential - Aqua Vitens
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Ghanaians have been called upon to conserve and use water wisely, so as to avoid the seasonal shortfall in water supply that characterise the harmattan period.
KUMASI:
Salesman jailed 15 years for stealing
Tuesday, January 13 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced Ernest Nyarko 28, a Salesman to 15 years imprisonment on his own plea for stealing personal items worth GH¢ 3,910 belonging to a farmer.
ACCRA:
Pan African movement acclaims electoral victory
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The All-African People’s Organisation, a Pan-African mass movement on Tuesday, commended President John Evans Atta-Mills for his electoral victory and expressed the hope that he would pursue the course of Pan  Africanism.
KUMASI:
NPP Supporters to remain united
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party has called on the party’s supporters to remain united despite their defeat in the December general elections.
ACCRA:
German President wishes Ghana well
Tuesday, January 13 2009
President Horst Kohler of Germany has described President John Evans Atta Mills’ victory in “such a fair and transparent election” as an impressive endorsement of democracy and respect for the constitutional order in Ghana.
DORMAA:
Queenmothers Association donates to Hospital
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Dormaa Queenmothers Association has presented 30 sets of bed-sheets to the Maternity Ward of the Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital at Dormaa-Ahenkro.
ASHAIMAN:
NDC ’boys’ take over public lavatories in Ashaiman
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Management of all the 18 public toilets in Ashaiman have been taken over by some executive members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Ashaiman, soon after their party over took the administration of the country.
SEKYERE EAST:
MPs support “Kick Malaria” Campaign
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Member of Parliament for Afigya Sekyere West, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, has called on chiefs, assembly members and opinion leaders to ensure that environmental cleanliness is observed in their communities.
(DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH:
’Accept postings to rural areas’
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Assembly Member for Drobo-Baanafour-Kofiko-Nsuansa in Jaman South District has urged graduates to accept postings to work in the area.
ACCRA:
Red alert: Car snatching syndicate in
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Police on Tuesday mounted a search for a three-man gang which robs members of the public of their vehicles at gun point in the Greater Accra Region.
TAMALE:
GH ¢2.6m boost for cotton farmers
Tuesday, January 13 2009
The Ghana Cotton Company Limited recently received GH¢ 2.6m from the former Kufuor Administration to enable the company to help cotton farmers to increase their output and to settle debts of service providers.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Gold Fields Ghana condemns demonstration of ex-workers
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) has condemned the actions of some ex-workers of the company who, on December 22 last year staged a demonstration at the main access way to the Tarkwa Mine premises, describing it as “unjustified and unlawful methods calculated to tarnish the good reputation of the company”.
ACCRA :
Supreme Court to rule on CEPS case
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Supreme Court will today (Wednesday) rule on whether the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) is a security service whose workers cannot join or form a trade union.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ashanti Zongo chiefs congratulate President Mills
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The council of Zongo Chiefs in the Ashanti region has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta Mills on his election as the president of Ghana.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Mansoman Rural Bank in distress
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Takoradi agency of Mansoman Rural Bank has not been opened for business transaction for the past two months thereby causing a lot of anxiety and speculations that the bank was in financial crisis again.
BOLGATANGA :
Transitional period is no field day for civil servants
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Chief Director at the Upper East Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC),  Mr Samuel N’Lary, has urged heads of government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to remain committed to their responsibilities until otherwise directed by the new government.
   
ACCRA :
Crime rate in Greater Accra on the decline
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Crime rate in the Greater Accra Region is on the decline but reported cases of vehicle theft are slightly higher, the Greater Accra Regional Police Commander has said.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
NYC commends youth for roles in Election 2008
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Western Regional Coordinator of National Youth Council (NYC), Mr Emmanuel Papa Assan has commended Ghanaian youth for the active and immense roles they played during Election 2008.
ACCRA :
Pay salaries at approved levels-Controller
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Controller Accountant General, Christian T. Sottie, has directed that salaries of public and, civil servant should be paid at the current approved levels.
ACCRA:
Mills assures Ghanaians of equitable development
Wednesday, January 14 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills said Government would ensure fair distribution of national development and make equity the hallmark of his administration.
ACCRA:
Ahmadiyya Muslims hail Mills
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The National Executive Council of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission on Tuesday urged all Ghanaians to support and cooperate with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government in its programmes towards national unity and development.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Soldiers shoot tourist
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Military Police are investigating the death of a 33 year old man shot by a group of armed soldiers on January 2, 2009 in the Saltpond.
(BOLGATANGA) PNC :
UE branch of PNC congratulates Mills
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Upper East Regional Secretariat of People’s National Convention (PNC) has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills, for winning the Presidential Election run-off.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Concern raised over harassments of NPP supporters
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Ashanti Regional Chief Imam of the Al-sunna Waljamaa, a Muslim sect in Kumasi, Sheikh Mohammed Kamil Mohammed, has expressed worry and concern about cases of harassment and intimidation of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters after the recent elections as reported by the media.
NATIONAL:
Parliament ready to begin business
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Parliament on Tuesday adopted the Report of Committee of Selection and approved membership of the Appointments and Business Committees.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP to resume weekly consultative meetings
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Steering Committee of the Convention People’s Party (NPP) is to resume its weekly consultative meetings.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben will bounce back
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The head coach of Kessben F/C, Anthony Adusei has said that he has identified lack of self -confidence and inexperience as the two main factors that is affecting the performance of the team in the 2008- 2009 Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dallas trade of Oduro
Wednesday, January 14 2009
FC Dallas sent backup forward Dominic Oduro to the Red Bulls, plus a second-round pick (No. 18) in Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft. FC Dallas also switched first-round draft spots, giving up the No. 11 pick for New York’s No. 14.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Premiership sides chase Kingston
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The representative of Laryea Kingston, say the Ghanaian international is attracting interest from a trio of English clubs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to host Junior Championship
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Ghana Tennis Association (GTA) will from January 19-26, host the West and Central Zonal African Junior Championship at the Accra Lawn Tennis Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GAABA meets the Press
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) has announced an interaction with the media on Friday, January 17 at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Management affirms confidence in coach
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Communications Director of Kumasi Asante Kotoko F/C, Mr Kwame Baah-Nuako has insisted that management has confidence in coach Maurice Cooreman and that they have no intentions of replacing him.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Nigeria line up Jamaica friendly
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play a friendly against the Reggae Boyz of Jamaica in London on 11 February.
ACCRA:
Private sector still engine of growth - Mills
Wednesday, January 14 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills says there is the need to take a fresh look at the private sector to give it the pride of place in building a robust economy.
(KWAME DWAA) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Trader in fatal accident
Wednesday, January 14 2009
A-42-year old foodstuffs dealer, Abena Ampofowaa, died on the spot at Kwame Dwaa in the Atwima Mponua District in an accident at the weekend.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Nkawkaw DOVVSU records 35 cases
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Nkawkaw Division of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit recorded 35 cases last year.
SUNYANI:
Domestic violence cases not to go unreported
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kwaku Amoako, Brong Ahafo regional head of Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit has appealed to parents and relatives of victims of domestic violence to desist from settling cases of such nature at home.
SUNYANI:
More accidents recorded in 2008
Wednesday, January 14 2009
More motor accident related deaths were recorded last year in the Brong Ahafo Region than in 2007, Assistant Superintendent of Police Paul Wesley Baah, regional head of the Motor Transport and Traffic Unit said on Wednesday.     
ACCRA:
CEPS case adjourned
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The case in which the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service  is seeking to know whether or not the institution is a security service whose workers cannot join or form a trade union was on Wednesday adjourned to February 5 by the Supreme Court.
(KUNKUA) BOLGATANGA:
Classroom block for Kunkua inaugurated
Wednesday, January 14 2009
A GH¢ 46,000 six-unit classroom block for Kunkua, near Zuarungu in the Bolgatanga Municipality has been inaugurated.
KUMASI:
Five Nigerians held over piracy
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police has arrested five Nigerians suspected to be members of a syndicate that produce and distribute pirated works of the Akan Film Producers Association.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, January 14 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, January 14, 2009.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
K.B Asante tasks APRM members
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Professor S. K. B. Asante, member of the National African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council has advised members to remain non-partisan in the discharge of their duties.
(ZIAVI DZOGBE) HO:
Woman, 55, trapped to death
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Madam Yawa Anna Loyi, 55, a resident of Ziavi-Dzogbe has been trapped to death by a silk-cotton tree allegedly being felled by some chainsaw operators at Ziavi-Dzogbe early this year.
ACCRA:
Rawlings bemoans DCEs’ retention
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has questioned what he terms the soft handed approach by the transition team of the week old President Mills’ led administration in handling the affairs of the nation.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Two remanded for causing unlawful harm
Thursday, January 15 2009
A circuit court in Kumasi has remanded Muntari Adams, 27, a herdsman, and Umaru Kasum alias Osama, 42, a contractor, for allegedly causing unlawful harm to two people they suspected to be cattle rustlers.
(MANGA) BAWKU :
Research on drought-resistant maize to begin
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Manga Station of the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI), near Bawku in the Upper East Region, would undertake trials on drought-resistant maize variety which would subsequently be made available to farmers for cultivation.
BOLGATANGA :
Students urged to be disciplined
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Deputy Director in-charge of Public Relations at Bolgatanga Municipal Directorate of Education, Mr Joachim Akagre has called on students to be disciplined to become good citizens.
ACCRA :
Civil Servants back pay rise
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Civil Servants Association (CSA), has denied media report that it opposes pay rise, Mr James Ekow Amissah, Executive Secretary of the association said.
(ALABAR) KMA :
Five Nigerians in police grip
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police has arrested five Nigerians suspected to be members of a syndicate that produce and distribute pirated works of the Akan Film Producers Association.
(TEMA) TMA:
24,704 criminal cases recorded in Tema
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Tema Regional Police Command in 2008 recorded a total of 24,704 criminal cases, showing a slight decrease over the 26,722 cases recorded in 2007.
ACCRA:
Private sector to be given pride of place - Mills
Thursday, January 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills said there was the need to take a fresh look at the private sector to give it the pride of place in building a robust economy.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Government urged to tackle child trafficking
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Eastern Regional Director of the Department of Children, Mr Anthony Dontoh has asked the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government to roll-out programmes that would tackle the incident of child trafficking in the country.
ACCRA:
Editors Forum congratulates Mills
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Editors Forum Ghana (EFG) has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills and Vice President John Mahama on their assumption of the highest office of the land.
ACCRA :
Changes imminent in Armed Forces
Thursday, January 15 2009
A change within the top brass of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) which will see the appointment and retirement of some senior officers is expected to be announced soon.
(SOUTH OFANKOR) GA WEST :
Dumping of shredded money amazes residents
Thursday, January 15 2009
A normal routine exercise by the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to destroy worn out currencies yesterday created panic among residents of South Ofankor, because they did not know the source of the shredded and compressed Ghana cedis notes dumped at the Masalaki refuse dump on the morning of Tuesday, January 13.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien makes final Caf shortlist
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana’s Michael Essien faces competition from two other players in the race to be named African Player of 2008, after Caf narrowed than the five-man list to three today.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) foreign:
Stars begin with 25th spot
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana starts the New Year as the World’s 25th best side, exactly the same position the Black Stars ended the past year on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking table.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah out again
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana defender John Mensah will be out of action for three weeks after suffering a thigh injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah excels in Tottenham game
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah put up an "excellent performance" for English side Tottenham as they beat lower division Hayes 2-0 on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Bekoe scores in Petrojet debut
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana striker Eric Bekoe has hit the ground running in Egypt as he scored in his debut for Petrojet on Thursday to beat second-division Mansoura 3-2 and advance to the semi-finals of the Egyptian Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Owusu-Abeyie handed Tottenham trials
Thursday, January 15 2009
Ghana international striker Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has joined Tottenham Hotspur on trials as he attempts to stay in England.
The Spartak Moscow player was on loan to Birmingham at the start of the season but was released by the Championship side.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Rwanda aim U20 WYC slot
Thursday, January 15 2009
Rwanda’s Under-20 team head coach Obradovic Tomislav has set his target of guiding the Junior Wasps to the semi-finals of the African Youth Championship which kicks off this Sunday at Amahoro stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Newcastle confirm Appiah interest
Thursday, January 15 2009
English newspaper the Telegraph says Newcastle coach Joe Kinnear could be tempted to resurrect his interest in the Ghana captain Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Okwawu calls for support
Thursday, January 15 2009
Kwahu Citizens have been urged to unite and give their moral and financial support towards the development of the Okwawu United Sporting Club to enable it regain its past glory as one of the best clubs in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana confirm Egypt friendly
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has confirmed that the Black Stars will play the Pharaohs of Egypt in an international friendly next month.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Public urged to modify lifestyles
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Western Regional Nutrition Officer of the Ghana Health Service, Mr Winfred Wunu, has advised the people to modify their life styles and diet, to reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension and diabetes as well as other heart diseases.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
19 referees receive FIFA badges
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) in collaboration with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Wednesday presented FIFA badges to 19 referees.
(DOMINASE) GOMOA WEST:
’Don’t mix orthodox and herbal drugs’
Thursday, January 15 2009
A health practitioner has urged Ghanaians to desist from the dangerous practice of combining orthodox medicine and herbal concoctions for the treatment of malaria.
TEMA:
Residents observe birth control measures
Thursday, January 15 2009
Residents of the Tema Metropolis have been commended for observing birth control measures leading to a decrease in the number of births recorded in the metropolis for the year 2008.
WA:
Stop harassing our supporters – Nana Addo
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo, has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills and the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to advise their supporters to stop harassing supporters of the NPP.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
President asked to consider woman IGP
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Ghana Timber Association has commended President John Evans Atta Mills on his victory and expressed the hope that he would steer the affairs of the nation to ensure the growth of businesses in all sectors of the economy.
CAPE COAST:
MiDA Boss recaps need for mechanised agric
Thursday, January 15 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Ghana, Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin on Thursday pointed out that achieving food security would continue to be an illusion if the country fails to offer the required financial and technical assistance needed by small scale farmers.
NATIONAL:
Oil delivery: Kosmos gives firm assurance
Thursday, January 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has reminded Kosmos Energy, one of the companies involved in the nation’s oil find in the Jubilee Fields of Cape Three Points, to be mindful of social, legal and corporate responsibilities so that local people would be part of the process and feel its benefits.
NATIONAL:
DCEs still at post - NALAG
Thursday, January 15 2009
The National Association of Local Government has directed all District, Municipal and Metropolitan Chief Executives to remain at post until a directive from the office of the president has directed otherwise.
ACCRA:
Re-engineering in police purely administrative
Thursday, January 15 2009
Acting Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Kwesi Ofori has assured that ongoing appointments in the police service have no political undertones and are purely administrative restructuring.
(TEMA) TMA:
Man remanded for robbery
Friday, January 16 2009
Tema Circuit Court “A” has remanded a 21- year old unemployed man in custody for allegedly stealing GH¢100.00 belonging to a filling station attendant.
WENCHI :
Wenchi communities educated on fire prevention
Friday, January 16 2009
The Wenchi Municipal Office of the Ghana Fire Service has embarked on an outreach programme to educate the people on the effects and dangers of wildfires to help prevent the destruction of the ecology and personal properties.
ACCRA:
MTN outdoors new network code
Friday, January 16 2009
MTN, a telecommunication service provider, has launched its new network code – 054 - to complement its existing code.
(WINNEBA):
People in Winneba asked to sustain peace
Friday, January 16 2009
A prominent citizen of Winneba, Dr J. Ebow Bannerman said peace was the pre-requisite for development and urged the people of the town to ensure its sustenance.
WENCHI:
Low turn out of passport applicants worrying - Sarpong
Friday, January 16 2009
Wenchi Municipal Immigration Officer, Mr Augustus Offei Sarpong, has expressed concern about the low turn-out of passport applicants in the municipality.
(GOMOA) GOMOA EAST:
Potsin Ahmadiyya appeals for infrastructure
Friday, January 16 2009
An  appeal  has been made  to  the Ghana Education Service and the Gomoa East District Assembly by Gomoa Potsin T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School for the provision of more classrooms and accommodation facilities.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
UT donates to Korle Bu Hospital
Friday, January 16 2009
UT Financial Services has donated 30 benches and a cheque for GH¢ 2,000 to the Child Health Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
ACCRA:
Court discharges Konadu, four others
Friday, January 16 2009
The Fast Track High Court has discharged Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, the former First Lady and four others over the divestiture of the Nsawam Cannery.
ACCRA :
NYEP beneficiaries have not been sacked- Ministry
Friday, January 16 2009
The Management of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has directed all personnel to remain at post and continue to discharge their duties entrusted to them until they were directed otherwise.
ACCRA :
Armed Forces investigating shooting
Friday, January 16 2009
The Ghana Armed Forces said that it was investigating the alleged shooting by a soldier of Samuel Tetteh, a motor rider, at Ekumfi Dunkwa in the Central Region.
HO:
Accidents decrease in Volta Region
Friday, January 16 2009
Road accidents in the Volta Region have dropped from 577 in 2007 to 355 in 2008.
ACCRA:
Stop arbitrary increase of rates
Friday, January 16 2009
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has directed the Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies, to stop arbitrary increases of rates and fees with immediate effect.
NATIONAL:
Ghana to rely on China for economic support- Veep
Friday, January 16 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama, noted that Ghana would continue to rely on China for support, to heal the national economy, which has been paralysed by deficit problems and the global economic recession.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Fire Outbreak in Ashanti Region Reduces
Friday, January 16 2009
The Ashanti Region recorded a total of 735 fire outbreaks in 2008 with an estimated cost of GH¢4,691,443 as against 779 case in 2007 with an estimated cost of GH¢3,937,974.
NATIONAL:
NHIS debunks allegations
Friday, January 16 2009
The Media Relations Manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mr. Akwasi Acquah has debunked allegations in some sections of the public that the scheme is no longer functioning.
ACCRA :
Eight in court for kidnapping German nurse
Friday, January 16 2009
Eight persons including a woman who are alleged to be involved in the kidnapping of a German nurse appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.
ACCRA :
Military receives report on Techiman Road accident
Friday, January 16 2009
A board of inquiry set up by the Military High Command to investigate the alleged role of soldiers in the circumstances leading to the fatal accident that claimed the lives of 23 persons at Twinia Nkwanta, near Techiman, on November 8 last year has submitted its final report to the Military High Command.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coach shows faith in U-20
Friday, January 16 2009
Ghana’s 18-member playing team announced for the Africa Youth Championship arrived in Kigali on Thursday after a short pre-tournament tour of Kenya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede wants own identity
Friday, January 16 2009
Andrea Dede Ayew is hoping the African Youth Championships will finally allow him to carve out an identity for himself after getting all the headlines as the son of a Ghanaian legend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three Satellites players axed
Friday, January 16 2009
Black Satellites head coach Sellas Tetteh has dropped three players from his provisional 21-man squad submitted to Caf for the Africa Youth Championship in Rwanda.
ACCRA :
Nkrumah foundation hails Mills
Friday, January 16 2009
The Kwame Nkrumah Foundation (KNF) has hailed   President John Evans Atta Mills for his election as the President of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quartey on trial in England
Friday, January 16 2009
Ghana and Kaizer Chiefs defender Jonathan Quartey has arrived in England to hold a two-week trial with Championship side Bristol City.
ACCRA:
Statement on transfer of Executive Assets
Friday, January 16 2009
The Joint Transitional Team, acting on agreements reached by the Joint Sub-Committees on the transfer of Executive Assets have agreed on issues pertaining to the transfer of the nation’s administration to the new government.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League to go on break
Friday, January 16 2009
The ongoing Glo Premier League will take a temporary break after the tenth week matches to enable the local components of the Black Stars participate in the maiden edition of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) scheduled for February 22 to March 8, 2009 in Cote D’ Voire.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty’s match to start late
Friday, January 16 2009
The kick off time for the match-day-7 clash involving Liberty Professionals and Heart of Lions has been changed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
BBC to name African award winner
Friday, January 16 2009
The recipient of the 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year award is set to be revealed on Friday 16 January.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien to return in February?
Friday, January 16 2009
Micheal Essien aims to dish up a big surprise for Phil Scolari — a return to Chelsea duty a month earlier than planned.
ACCRA:
Quashigah bids farewell to Ministry
Saturday, January 17 2009
Former Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd),has urged various heads of agencies to demonstrate absolute cooperation with the in-coming Minister.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Use loans for intended purposes-Nduom
Saturday, January 17 2009
Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) in the recent general polls, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has tasked Ghanaian traders to endeavour to make judicious use of the loans given to them by financial institutions.
WENCHI:
GNAT sets up credit union
Saturday, January 17 2009
Wenchi Municipal Secretariat of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) in collaboration with Ghana Education Service (GES), has established a co-operative credit union to support teachers in the municipality.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Stool Authority donates to Police Service
Saturday, January 17 2009
Adabraka Atukpai Mantse, Nii Tetteh Adjabeng I, has commended the Ghana Police Service for the pioneering role it played to ensure that Ghana’s 2008 general election was peaceful.
(KORLE BU) AMA:
Neonatal Care Unit runs out of incubators
Saturday, January 17 2009
The Neonatal Care Unit of the Child Health Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital is short of incubators to take care of the increasing number of babies delivered there.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST MUNICIPAL:
Chairman condemns attack on MTTU personnel
Saturday, January 17 2009
Central Regional Chairman of the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA) has condemned the rampant attacks on Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) personnel by floating drivers in the Agona Swedru Municipality.
(TEMA)TMA:
Fire guts chemical manufacturing company
Saturday, January 17 2009
Fire in the early hours of Friday swept through a chemical manufacturing company in the Tema heavy industrial area destroying property worth thousands of Ghana cedis.
ACCRA:
Zain Ghana Launches Zain Africa Challenge
Saturday, January 17 2009
Zain Ghana has launched the Zain Africa Challenge 2009, an academic quiz programme involving students in universities across eight countries in Africa.
ASAMANKESE:
Mobile phone thief back to prison
Saturday, January 17 2009
Shortly after being released from prison after serving a four- month term for stealing a mobile phone, Paul Lartey is going back to prison again, this time for three years in hard labour.
ACCRA:
Overhaul judiciary- Otibu-Asare
Saturday, January 17 2009
Chief Executive Officer of the West Africa International Magazine, Dr. Dee Otibu-Asare, has appealed to the new government to appoint only level-headed patriots to form part of the President’s all-inclusive government.
   
TAMALE:
Stanbic to raise funds for construction of school
Saturday, January 17 2009
Miss Humu Hati Mahama, 30, a staff of Stanbic Bank, has undertaken a six-day cycling ride from Accra to Tamale and covered 650 kilometres.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST MUNICIPAL:
Government urged to increase common fund
Saturday, January 17 2009
Agona West Municipal Officer of the Department of Social Welfare, Mrs Monica Siaw, has suggested to the government to increase the two percent of the District Assembly’s common fund allocated to the Persons With Disability (PWD) to at least five percent.
(TEMA)TMA:
Tema residents observe birth control measures
Saturday, January 17 2009
Residents of the Tema metropolis have been commended for observing birth control measures leading to a decrease in the number of births recorded in the metropolis in 2008.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Strategic partnership still on - Chamber of Commerce
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Western Regional branch of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will continue to forge strategic partnership between the business community and the people to enhance development and economic growth.
(OLD TAFO) KUMASI:
Robbers handed 38 years’ jail term
Sunday, January 18 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court on Friday sentenced four persons to 38 years’ imprisonment for robbing and gang-raping a young woman at Old Tafo in Kumasi.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Workers demand government intervention
Sunday, January 18 2009
Workers of  Western Veneer and Lumber Company, a state owned timber firm in Sekondi that was divested to ASD Limited, have alleged that the company was sold under dubious circumstances and called for investigations.
ACCRA:
CPP, government negotiate on posts
Sunday, January 18 2009
As part of his all-inclusive government, President Atta Mills has offered opportunity to members of the opposition Convention People’s Party to serve in his administration.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Zoomlion moves tools to Western Region
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Regional Operations Coordinator of ZoomLion Ghana Limited, Mr. Felix Boankrah, has announced that the company would undertake a clean-up exercise in some parts of the Western Region this month.
NATIONAL:
Transition teams reach concencus
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Joint Transitional Team, acting on agreements reached by the Joint Sub-Committees on the transfer of Executive Assets have agreed on the issues pertaining to the transfer of the nation’s administration to the new government.
ACCRA:
AGI holds forum on e-zwich
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Chief Operating Officer, Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Limited, Mr. Yoku Korsah, has asked members of the Association of Ghana Industries to consider using the e-zwich in the payment of salaries and wages of their employees.
TEMA:
Golden Gate workers agitated
Sunday, January 18 2009
Employees of Golden Gate Services Limited, a private stevedoring company operating at the Tema harbour, have expressed worry over their January pay following a restructuring of the company.
ACCRA:
Bawumia bows out at last
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has written to disengage from his remaining 18-month contract with the bank.
KUMASI:
’Wood industry needs intervention’
Sunday, January 18 2009
An industrialist, Mr Francis Dzokoto, has advocated pro-active policies and programmes that would sustain the management and development of Ghana’s wood industry.
NATIONAL:
Government freezes all diplomatic passports
Sunday, January 18 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD has directed that all holders of Ghana Diplomatic and Service Passports should surrender them to the Chief Director.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Ultra-modern school for Adaklu-Kodzobi
Sunday, January 18 2009
Project Serve, a Christian voluntary organization in the United States of America have begun work for the construction of an ultra-modern Senior High School at Adaklu-Kodzobi near Ho to accommodate Youth For Christ’s Social Institute in Ho.
ACCRA :
Government appointee to Defence Ministry dies
Monday, January 19 2009
Vice-Admiral E.O. Owusu-Ansah, appointed caretaker Defence Minister by the Mills Administration, has been reported dead!
ACCRA :
Vice President challenges Christians
Monday, January 19 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has asked Christians to examine whether Christianity have influenced society in any way.
(AKIM ASAMAMA) FANTEAKWA :
Church to build new edifice
Monday, January 19 2009
The Akim Asamama branch of the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church have realized GH¢2,500 at a harvest towards the completion of the church building started four years ago.
(TEMA) TMA :
Don’t pressurize your children into marriage
Monday, January 19 2009
In a bid to control the increasing rate of divorce in the country, parents and relatives have been advised against pressuring their relations into marriage.
ACCRA:
Defeated NPP candidate goes to court
Monday, January 19 2009
A motion on notice, which seeks to restrain Mr Fritz Baffour, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South, from taking his seat in Parliament was on Friday put before an Accra Fast Track High Court.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Protect rights of PLWHAs
Monday, January 19 2009
The Director of Mattew Chapter 25, HIV/AIDS centre in Koforidua, Reverend Father Bobby Benson has called for concerted efforts to protect the rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) to stop prejudice against them
NATIONAL:
The government of Ghana is “broke”.
Monday, January 19 2009
The Economic Sub-Committee of the Government Transition Team, after having studied the nation’s current macro economic situation have noted the remarks made by the Minority in Parliament and will respond to the issues raised in detail in the course of  next week.
(KEJETIA) KMA :
Kejetia Traders congratulate President Mills
Monday, January 19 2009
Members of Kejetia Traders’ Association, popularly known as “Mighty 18,” and the Ashanti Second-Hand Shoe Sellers’ Association have congratulated President John Atta Mills on his assumption to the highest office of the nation.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Court bonds labourer
Monday, January 19 2009
A Koforidua Circuit Court has handed down a 36-month bond on Yao Agyakwah, 29, for threatening to kill his aunt and benefactor Madam Margaret Agyakwah, on December 29, last year.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Ghanaians asked to expose enemies of the country
Monday, January 19 2009
The Acting Winneba Municipal Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police Samuel A. Okanta, has appealed to Ghanaians to be bold and report to the security agencies people who want to disturb the peace.
(NKWATIA) KWAHU EAST:
Night Watchman enrolls in Primary four
Monday, January 19 2009
Modi Mohammed, a 30-year-old night watchman  has been enrolled in Primary four to acquire basic education to be able to gain employment in the formal sector
(KUMASI) KMA :
Chief calls for attitudinal change towards disabilities
Monday, January 19 2009
The Asamponhene of Kumasi, Nana Asampong Boakye III, has called for a change of attitude and behaviour toward the physically or mentally-challenged in society.
(TEMA MOTORWAY) TMA :
Eight die, several injured in fatal accident
Monday, January 19 2009
Eight people died on the spot  and several others, including the driver and mate sustained severe injuries when a 207 benz bus was involved in a fatal accident on the Accra end of the motorway last Friday evening.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites draw with Cameroon
Monday, January 19 2009
The National under 20 team the Black Satellites were held to pulsating 1-1 score line by Cameroon in the opening day of the African Youth Championship in Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede picks best player award
Monday, January 19 2009
Black Satellites captain, Andre Ayew was voted the Samsung Best player for the match between Ghana and Cameroon in the African Youth Championship game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glo Premier League Results
Monday, January 19 2009
Here are the results of Week Eight matches of the Glo Premier League played on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at the various league centres:
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko hold All Stars
Monday, January 19 2009
Wa All Stars were forced to draw 1-1 with Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their Glo Premier League match at the Wa Sports Stadium on Sunday to record three drawn games at home this soccer seaso
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas pip Arsenals
Monday, January 19 2009
Skipper Akowuah Mensah scored the much needed goal for Hasaacas in the 78th minute to become an instant hero of the home fans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold beat Kessben
Monday, January 19 2009
Struggling Obausi Ashgold brought the smiles to the faces of their fans this time round when they managed an emphatic 2-1 victory over visiting Kessben FC in their Glo Premier League encounter at the Len Clay stadium at Obuasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts break RTU
Monday, January 19 2009
Visiting Accra Hearts of Oak continued with their winning spree in Tamale on Sunday when they humbled the ’Pride of the North’ Real Tamale United (RTU) with a 2-1 home defeat to brighten their chances of winning this year’s Glo Premier League championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions fall to Liberty
Monday, January 19 2009
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals on Sunday posted a lone goal victory over Kpando Heart of Lions in their Seventh Week Glo Premier League encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks lose again
Monday, January 19 2009
A 47th penalty converted by Abdul Samad Oppong of Kumasi King Faisal Babies turned out to be the only goal and match winner against visiting Gamba All Blacks their Seventh Week Glo Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three vie for SWAG topmost honour
Monday, January 19 2009
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has settled on Joshua Clottey, International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight Champion, former Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe and Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari as the contenders for the prestigious Sports Personality of the Year Award for 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Youth Football on Congress Agenda
Monday, January 19 2009
Youth football would be major issue on the floor of Congress as the membership of the Ghana Football Association meet in Accra today for the sport body’s first Extra-Ordinary Congress for the year.
NATIONAL:
Retirement package for ex-Presidents justified
Monday, January 19 2009
The Majority and Minority in Parliament have justified the new package of emoluments for former Presidents recommended by the Chinery Hesse Committee.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
’Make 2009 a year of communal activities’
Monday, January 19 2009
A former Central Regional Representative on the Council of State, Mr. Ato Essuman, has called on the people of the region to rekindle their communal spirit and support the government to accelerate development of the area.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Monday, January 19 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, January 19, 2009.
NATIONAL:
’Single Spine’ in the news again
Monday, January 19 2009
Organised labour says it has written to President John Evans Atta Mills seeking audience with him to discuss the details of the recent salary increase and issues relating to the single spine salary structure.
ACCRA:
Majority Leader condemns retirement package
Monday, January 19 2009
The Majority Leader in Parliament, Mr. Alban Bagbin, has criticised the approved retirement package for former presidents.
ACCRA:
Court determines body to organise Hajj
Monday, January 19 2009
The question of who should organise Hajj in the country was revisited on Monday when an Accra Fast Track High Court convened to hear the case.
HO:
CHRAJ resolves 772 cases in 2008
Monday, January 19 2009
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in 2008 resolved 772 out of 1388 human rights and related cases in the Volta Region.
BEKWAI ASANTE :
Drinking bar operators assisted
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Management of Business Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund has released GH¢9,600 out of an estimated GH¢25,000 to 150 members of Drinking Bar Operators Association in Bekwai Municipality, Amansie Central and Bosome Freho Districts in Ashanti Region for capacity building and advocacy programmes to enhance their businesses.
ACCRA :
Press conference on economy today
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Government Transition Team’s sub-committee on the Economy will hold a press conference on the state of the economy today (Tuesday), according to the Spokesperson of the Transition Team,  Hanna S. Tetteh.
CAPE COAST :
ICT Park to be established
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Ghanaian-based Youth Aid Foundation for Winners (YAFOW) has received financial support from the London-based Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) to facilitate a feasibility study toward the establishment of an Information and Communications Technology Park in Cape Coast.
BAWKU :
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The President’s representative responsible for the Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfews imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, January 19.
SUNYANI :
Brong Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs congratulates President Mills
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his election as the President of the Republic of Ghana and commended his pledge to reconcile the nation for   total development.
SUNYANI:
B/A House of Chiefs congratulates President Mills
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his election as the President of the Republic of Ghana and commended his pledge to reconcile the nation for   total development.
WA :
Wa MMHIS registers more clients
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Wa Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MMHIS) has registered a total of 99,893 clients as at the end of 2008, representing 87 percent of the total population of 113,954 people in the municipality.
SUNYANI:
Court adjourns Asutifi South injunction case
Tuesday, January 20 2009
A high court in Sunyani has adjourned indefinitely the case in which Mr. Yiadom Boakye-Boateng, New Patriotic Party Parliamentary candidate for Asutifi South constituency has filed a motion of notice for interim injunction for the re-collation of the Parliamentary results in the constituency.
ACCRA :
Workshop on Access to Information opens
Tuesday, January 20 2009
A two-day workshop on Access to Information (ATI)  has opened in Accra with a call on countries in West African to institutionalize legislations enacted on ATI to make it effective and efficient.
(KAASI) KMA :
Chief of Kaasi to be buried on February 5
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The body of the late Nana Owusu Yaw Ababio, Chief of Kaasi in Kumasi, will be laid to rest at the Kaasi Royal Mausoleum on Thursday, February 5.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa Peace Council grateful for peaceful elections
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Dormaa Peace Council has expressed its gratitude to all stakeholders in the polls in the traditional area for ensuring a peaceful general election.
(LEDZOKUKU) NDC :
NDC organizes procession, thanksgiving rally at Ledzokuku
Tuesday, January 20 2009
MP for Ledzokuku in Accra, Nii Nortey Dua, has on behalf of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), extended his appreciation to the electorate for voting massively for him to win the parliamentary seat in the December election.
ACCRA :
Mills now lives and works at the Castle
Tuesday, January 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has since January 13 been living and working at the Castle, according to a statement from the Castle signed by Mr Koku Anyidoho, Head of Communications.
TECHIMAN :
Ghana Hotels Association congratulates President Mills
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Branch of the Ghana Hotels Association has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his election to the highest office of the state.
(GBAWE) AMA :
Residents protest creation of refuse site
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Residents of Gbawe, Mallam, Topbase and McCarthy Hill and environs have appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to personally intervene to prevent Zoom Lion, the environmental sanitation company, from creating a refuse dumpsite in the area.
(AKOTAA) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Farmer sentenced
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Nyinahin Magistrate’s Court presided over by Mr Augustine Essah has sentenced a 23 year old farmer, Kwaku Wireko to 12 months imprisonment for assault.
CAPE COAST :
Painter, 65, defiles 8-year-old girl
Tuesday, January 20 2009
A 65–year-old painter, Kwesi Annan has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a circuit court in Cape Coast for defiling an eight-year old girl who asked him for a Christmas gift.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Palm seedlings sends farmer to jail
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Nyinahin Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 48-year-old farmer, Yaw Manu, to nine months imprisonment for stealing palm seedlings valued at 128 Ghana Cedis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Schalke eye Laryea
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Schalke 04have emerged as shock £2million suitors for Hearts playmaker Laryea Kingston.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Agogo end Zamalek strike
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Black Stars striker striker Junior Agogo has rejoined his Zamalek teammates in training, following his absence from Friday’s session.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Congress increase DOL clubs
Tuesday, January 20 2009
From a total of 48 clubs divided into various zones, the membership of the Ghana Football Association at its Extra-ordinary Congress on Monday has increased the participating numbers to 52 for Ghana’s second tier league.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Pair trawling still being practiced
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The National Best Fisherman, Mr Kojo Sortoh Mensah, says in spite of the ban on pair trawling and the launch of a national operation to curb it, some foreign and local vessels are still engaged in the practice.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
St. Mirren carry day
Tuesday, January 20 2009
A last gasp strike in the dying minutes by substitute David Amoako aided Sporting Mirren to chalk a hard won lone goal victory over Sekondi Eleven Wise on Monday in their Week seven Glo Premier League clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Management rejects Coach’s exit
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Management of Kessben FC has debunked allegations of the resignation of coach Anthony Adusei by a section of the media in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
AYC lives up to talent billing
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Two days of competition at the ongoing African Youth Championships have been completed and already it is clear to see the future of African football is in safe hands as far as the playing personnel are concerned.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Webo in awe of Dede
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Andrea Dede Ayew has emerged as the early toast of the Africa Youth Championships after an opening day display that would have made his legendary father Abedi Ayew Pele proud.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah out for Ghana?
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Ghana looks set to chase glory at the African Youth Championships without one of their best player’s, Jonathan Mensah.
(NKRAKWANTA) DORMAA:
NGO supports the vulnerable
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Founder and Executive Director of Caring Kids International, a non-governmental organisation, Nana Akosua Frimpongmaa II, has presented gifts valued at GH¢ 28,000 to some basic school children, widows and the aged in the Dormaa Municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Government investigates GFA
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The new government in Ghana will on Monday open a thorough investigation into the country’s financing of its maiden World Cup appearance in 2006.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Nkoranza residents’ fervent appeal
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Residents of Nkoranza have expressed concern about the rate at which bushfires have started in the area and called on personnel of the Fire Service and the National Disaster Management Organisation to adopt measures to curb the trend.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Nigerians make flying start
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Favourites Nigeria made a winning start at the African Youth Championship in Rwanda on Monday.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH:
World Vision ’fathers’ 3,000 students
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Kintampo South District Director of Education, Mr. Enoch Osei–Sarfo, has commended the World Vision International for adopting and supporting about 3,000 students in the area in their education.
ASHAIMAN:
More join in Mills’ praise sing
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Ashaiman Progressive Cadres have called on President Professor John Evans Atta Mills to fulfil promises made to Ghanaians   to enhance the social and economic well being of the people.
WA:
Accident related deaths on the rise
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Despite campaigns to minimize motor accidents in the Upper West Region, 32 people lost their lives in the region last year as against 21 two years ago.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Hunting expedition turns tragic
Tuesday, January 20 2009
A 34-year-old hunter, Kwame Dufuor, has been arrested for shooting to death a 24-year-old man he mistook for an animal.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
2008 sees more marriages hit the rocks
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Department of Social Welfare recorded a total of 127 reported cases in 2008 as against 116 in 2007.
WENCHI:
’Renew health insurance subscription’
Tuesday, January 20 2009
About 17,000 out of 51,000 persons registered under the Wenchi Mutual Health Insurance Scheme are yet to renew their membership to enable them to continue to enjoy quality health care.
HO:
MTTU proposes stiffer bike registration procedures
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service on Tuesday suggested that vehicle licensing authorities demanded rider’s license from motorbike owners before registering their bikes.
ACCRA:
CJA pushes for NPP accountability
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The pressure group, Committee for Joint Action (CJA), on Tuesday called on the new NDC government to deal with issues of corruption and maladministration as part of the promises it made to Ghanaians.
ACCRA:
DCEs appointments: Mills to consult chiefs
Tuesday, January 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has said the appointment of Chief Executives and 30 per cent of the membership of District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies would be done in consultation with traditional rulers.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Armed robbers attack wholesale dealer
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Armed robbers have attacked and inflicted cutlass wounds on a 35-year-old alcoholic beverage dealer and robbed him of his motorbike and one hundred Ghana Cedis.
(WORAKOSE) BOSOMTWE :
Step up family planning advocacy
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The Chief of Worakose in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti, Nana Agyei Kwame II has called for increased advocacy on good family planning practices as a panacea for poverty reduction in the country.
NATIONAL :
Economy and war on Obama’s agenda
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Barack Obama is beginning his first working day as president of the United States by meeting his economic advisers and top military commanders.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Traders plead with government
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Market women at the Tema Station have called on the new National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration to restructure the Station in order to provide space for them to sell
WA :
Government urged to enact stiffer laws on violence against women
Wednesday, January 21 2009
A gender advocate, Mr. Charles Habiah has urged government to enact stringent laws and initiate effective measures to prevent all forms of violence against women in the country
NATIONAL :
Obama sworn in as first Black US President
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Barack Hussein Obama, made history at exactly 1707 hours on Tuesday when he was sworn in as the first Black President of the United States (US).
(TAKORADI) NPP :
Mac Manu calls for new strategies towards Election 2012
Wednesday, January 21 2009
National Chairman of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Peter Mac Manu, has called for extra hard work, intensification of campaign and adoption of new strategies towards Election 2012.
SUNYANI :
Caterers awareness on environmental, sanitation low
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The Acting Brong Ahafo Regional Manager of Ghana Tourist Board (GTB),  Mr. Francis Tapena has expressed worry about low awareness on best environmental and sanitation practices among caterers in the country.
ACCRA :
Prospective UG students to register on-line
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Applicants seeking admission into the University of Ghana (UG), Legon, are expected to register on-line henceforth
NATIONAL:
Veep throws weight behind African Union
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Vice President John Mahama, has reasserted the commitment of the founding fathers of Ghana, especially the first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, towards a union government for Africa.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
Akufo-Addo thanks people of Central Region
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The presidential candidate for the National Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2008 general election, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday charged the party’s supporters in the Central Region to remain united and rally behind the national executive for victory in 2012, warning: "A house that is not united cannot stand.”
ACCRA :
Case of defamation of ex-president, others referred to A-G
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The Police have said a duplicate docket in the case of the student of the University of Cape Coast who was apprehended for distributing alleged defamatory publications about ex-president John Agyekum Kufuor and 24 other former ministers on alleged secret bank accounts has now been sent to the Attorney-General’s Office for advice.
(KYEREYAASO) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Driver’s mate kills pedestrian
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The Nyinahin Police have arrested Kwabena Kwakye 19, a driver’s mate for allegedly knocking down a class three pupil killing him instantly at Kyereyaaso near Nyinahin.
(GREAT HAWAII) STMA :
Fire destroys items in industrial chemical shop
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Fire broke out in an industrial chemical shop at Great Hawaii in Takoradi destroying products worth over GH¢30,000.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
"Give thanks to God"-Clergy
Wednesday, January 21 2009
The Bishop of the Sekondi Diocese of the Methodist Church, Rt Reverend John Harvey-Ewusi has urged Christians to always give thanks to God no matter the circumstances.
(KUMASI) NPP :
NPP activist calls on members to close their ranks
Wednesday, January 21 2009
A leading member of the Ayeduase Area Ward of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mrs Selina Otuo-Tuffour, said there was the need for leaders and supporters of the party to close their ranks and unite as they carried out strategies to bring the party back to power.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Egypt eye Black Stars scalp
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Egypt are hoping to beat Ghana next month to firmly establish themselves as the undisputed continental heavyweight champions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah to Return soon
Wednesday, January 21 2009
A team of medical experts working on Olympiue Lyon defender, John Mensah’s latest injury have assured the rugged defender that he would be available for Lyon’s crunch Champions League first leg clash against Barcelona next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites prepare for Mali
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Ghana would be looking for a morale boosting win before the final group game against the hosts, Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffour Blasts George Amoako
Wednesday, January 21 2009
What started as a perfect working relationship between the Kotoko management and Emmanuel “General” Osei Kuffour has taken a different twist after the former Hearts and AshantiGold ace launched an astonishing broadside at the club’s top hierarchy.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Buaben shines in Scottish Cup
Wednesday, January 21 2009
31-year-old Joshua Clottey thought things would change once he got his hands on a genuine world title.
(MPRAESO) CRIME :
Farmer defiles 12 year old
Wednesday, January 21 2009
A 28-year-old farmer has been convicted on his own plea of guilt to 10 years imprisonment by the Mpraeso Circuit Court for defiling a 12-year-old girl.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hayford takes over Kessben
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Bashir Hayford has confirmed his return to Kumasi as coach of Kessben FC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goldfields back GFA
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Headline sponsor of the Black Stars, Gold Fields Ghana says the mining company is comfortable with the usage of funds by the Ghana Football Association for its intended purposes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana beat Mali
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Ghana’s Black Satellites kept alive their hopes at the ongoing 16th African Youth Championship, Rwanda 2009, with a 2-0 win over Mali in their Group A clash on Wednesday at the Amahoro Stadium.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
More rehabilitation centres for mentally challenged needed
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Assistant Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Officer of Department of Social Welfare (DSW), Mr Emmanuel Kofi Wiredu has appealed to Government to establish more rehabilitation centres for mentally challenged persons.
ACCRA :
New policy for Ghana’s river basins initiated
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has said it had formulated a draft buffer zone policy document which sought to outline a national vision on buffer zones as part of managing Ghana’s river basins in an integrated manner.
(MBEASE-NSUTA) PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY :
MP protests against public hearing on mining
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Member of Parliament for Prestea-Huni-Valley, Francis Adu Blay-Kwofie has protested against a public hearing on mining activity scheduled to take place on Tuesday at Mbease-Nsuta near Prestea.
ACCRA :
Equip Armed Forces to defend oilfield- WANEP
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Executive Director, West African Network for Peace building (WANEP), Mr Emmanuel Bombande has called on government to immediately equip the Ghana Navy and the Armed Forces with the necessary training to effectively protect the country’s territorial borders from any form of attack on the oil wells when they become fully operational.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA EAST :
Man kills wife over divorce
Thursday, January 22 2009
A 35-year old unemployed, has poisoned and killed his wife at Dunkwa-on-Offin.
ACCRA :
Unemployed escapee in prison
Thursday, January 22 2009
An unemployed man who escaped from the Achimota Police cells while he was awaiting trial in a stealing case has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment in hard labour when he appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA :
NADMO warns public to be fire conscious
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has cautioned the public to be careful in handling fires for any purposes either at homes, markets, farm land, workplaces or in the forests in the wake of the dry season.
ACCRA :
Zoomlion to organise cleanup
Thursday, January 22 2009
Zoomlion, an environment sanitation company, in collaboration with the media, is organizing clean up exercises on Saturday to rid the country of filth, the company has said.
NATIONAL :
Dry weather could last
Thursday, January 22 2009
The dry weather conditions being experienced in the country could continue for
well over a month.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Two banks assist police in New Juaben
Thursday, January 22 2009
The management of two banks in Koforidua have presented items and cash to the New Juaben Police Command at separate ceremonies in recognition of its performance during and after the December elections.
(ADABOKROM) BIA :
Illegal chainsaw operators attack forestry officials
Thursday, January 22 2009
Some suspected chainsaw operators opened fire on forestry officials and labourers who attempted to cart away about 300 illegal chainsaw lumber from a bush at Adabokrom in Bia District of the Western Region
(GOMOA ANKAMO) GOMOA :
Don’t cut assemblies fund for HIV/AIDS Programmes
Thursday, January 22 2009
An anti-HIV activist, Mr Eric Akobeng has appealed to the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and the Environment to rescind its directive to Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies to set aside 0.5 per cent of their share of the Common Fund instead of the usual one per cent for HIV/AIDS programmes.
(KASAPIN) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Kasapin receives assistance
Thursday, January 22 2009
An 11-member volunteer group from the United Kingdom has arrived at Kasapin in the Asunafo North Municipality to assist the community to construct an ultra modern community centre.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Mobile phone thief jailed
Thursday, January 22 2009
The district court at Wamfie in Dormaa East District has sentenced 22-year-old Kwabena Oppong to two years imprisonment for stealing 30 mobile phones, accessories and GHC 1,400 from his uncle’s mobile phone shop.
SUNYANI:
Fire causes havoc in Brong Ahafo
Thursday, January 22 2009
Fire destroyed properties worth GHC 1,435,934 and killed 33 persons in Brong Ahafo last year, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO) Kwaku Manu Afful, Regional Commander,  has said.
CAPE COAST :
Cases of child neglect rising in Central Region
Thursday, January 22 2009
Cases of neglect of parental duty and responsibility keep rising in the Central Region, with 1,131 of such cases recorded last year as against 1,075 in 2007.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
10th anniversary of Asantehene’s ascension to be launched
Thursday, January 22 2009
The 10th anniversary of the ascension to the Golden Stool of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will officially be launched at the Manhya Palace in Kumasi on February 12.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
Paramount Chief expresses concern about expensive funeral
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Paramount Chief of the Ejisu traditional area in the Ashanti Region,  Nana Afrane Okese IV has expressed concern about expensive funeral celebrations in recent times.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Sellas thrilled with win
Thursday, January 22 2009
Sellas Tetteh says the three points picked against Mali at the African Youth Championship was very important.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quaye set for Ittihad
Thursday, January 22 2009
Egyptian Premier League side Ittihad have announced they are close to completing the signing of Awuley Quaye Junior on a one-and-a-half season deal starting this January.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Handball coaches to be trained
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Handball Association of Ghana (HAG), in a bid to embark on an extensive talent hunt for the sport will organise a seven-day training programme for coaches in Accra and Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bad news for Stephen Appiah
Thursday, January 22 2009
Spurs appear to be backing away from any deal to sign Stephen Appiah after they put the finishing touches to the transfer of Wilson Palacios from Wigan Athletic, a £12m deal revealed by TPC before it broke publicly last week.
NATIONAL :
Four universities qualify for Zain Africa Challenge competition
Thursday, January 22 2009
Four universities in Ghana have qualified to represent the country at the Zain Africa Challenge Championship Festival competition scheduled for Uganda from February 13 to 23
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
ASBOG names IMC
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Association of Sports Broadcasters, Ghana (ASBOG) has named a nine-member Interim Management Committee (IMC) to steer the affairs of the Association.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede is hungry for success
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Black Satellites skipper Ayew Dede has stated that his team is starving to win the remaining matches as they bid to secure a slot in this year’s World Youth Championship.
TEMA:
Fire guts abandoned vessel
Thursday, January 22 2009
The swift response by firemen to attend to an intense fire that gutted an abandoned fishing vessel at the Tema fishing harbour on Friday morning, prevented its spread to adjoining vessels.
TAMALE:
Road accidents under control
Thursday, January 22 2009
The number of road accidents recorded in the Northern Region in 2008 decreased significantly as compared to what was recorded in the year 2007 but fatalities were slightly higher in the year.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Three pick forms for Council of State
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Western Regional Director of the Electoral Commission, Mr Steve Opoku-Mensah, says three individuals have picked up forms to contest and represent the region as members Council of State.
ACCRA:
VEEP attends 12th AU Summit
Thursday, January 22 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama will lead the official Ghana government delegation to the 12th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
’Accounting background, key in DCEs’ appointment’
Thursday, January 22 2009
A former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Mintah, has suggested to the government to appoint people with good education and accounting background as Ministers and District Chief Executives.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei hopes floodgates are opened
Thursday, January 22 2009
Ransford Osei hopes his opening goal at the African Youth Championships will open the floodgates for more.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Obeng-Darko files for floating status
Thursday, January 22 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Obeng Darko has filed for floating status from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to enable him to pursue his career elsewhere.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Opeele joins Asante Kotoko
Thursday, January 22 2009
Ghana’s version of Jose Mourinho, Isaac Opeele Boateng, has terminated his contract as the coach of Tema Youth and joined champions Asante Kotoko.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tema Youth chase Duncan
Thursday, January 22 2009
Former Free State Stars coach David Duncan has admitted holding talks with Tema Youth to replace Isaac Opeele Boateng who quit the club on Wednesday.
TAMALE:
Livestock farmers cry out!
Thursday, January 22 2009
Livestock farmers in the Northern Region are pushing government to, as a matter of urgency, adopt a more regulated approach to address the cross border movement of Fulani herdsmen to ensure sanity in the livestock industry in the country.
NATIONAL:
Mills’ government takes shape
Thursday, January 22 2009
The President, John Evans Atta-Mills has announced his first batch of Ministerial nominees pending parliamentary vetting and subsequent approval.
ACCRA:
COCOBOD dismisses rumours
Thursday, January 22 2009
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Thursday dismissed rumours of a reduction in the producer price of cocoa and asked farmers and the public to ignore them.
ACCRA:
Operation ’Feed your Mind’ on course
Thursday, January 22 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of Rover Man Productions, Mr Ebow White, has advised Ghanaians to “feed” their minds with knowledge through reading, attributing a poor society to one with less reading populace.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Alleged Nigerian gun runner granted bail
Friday, January 23 2009
A Nigerian arrested at the Aflao border last December for allegedly attempting to smuggle a large quantity of firearms and ammunition to Nigeria was granted a 20,000 Ghana Cedi bail with one surety by an Aflao Circuit Court last Friday.
ACCRA:
Tsikata explains his action
Friday, January 23 2009
Former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Tsatsu Tsikata, explained why he rejected    
the pardon granted to him by former President John Agyekum Kufuor.
SUNYANI:
COCOBOD building in under rehabilitation
Friday, January 23 2009
A contract to rehabilitate the six-storey Cocobod building in Sunyani has been awarded to Premier Shelter Limited, an Accra based civil engineering and building construction firm.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Two-day workshop on Labour Act opens
Friday, January 23 2009
A two-day sensitization workshop on the dissemination of the Labour Act (Act 651 of 2003), opened in Takoradi.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Firemen, volunteers save monkey sanctuary
Friday, January 23 2009
The famous Buabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, a popular tourist centre, was nearly destroyed by fire on Tuesday but for the timely intervention by some firemen and volunteers.
(TEMA) TMA:
Father jailed for inflicting severe wounds on 7-yr son
Friday, January 23 2009
A father, who inflicted severe body wounds on his seven year old son with a cable wire rendering him incapacitated, was on Thursday sentenced to a 24-month jail term.
ACCRA:
Central Bank Governor in court
Friday, January 23 2009
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Paul Acquah, appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court following the filing of a motion to commit him for contempt.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Asantehene worried about missing stools in Asanteman
Friday, January 23 2009
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has expressed worry about the increasing reported cases of missing black stools and other important stool regalia and ornaments in some paramountcies of the Asante kingdom.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA to clean beaches on Feb. 7
Friday, January 23 2009
A clean- up exercise would be carried out on the beaches of Accra on Saturday, February 7 to help reduce the filth which had engulfed the beaches and creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Farmer remanded for defilement
Friday, January 23 2009
A Tarkwa Circuit court has remanded Atta Kese 53, a farmer in prison custody for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Four to contest Council of State Membership in ER
Friday, January 23 2009
Four persons have so far collected nomination forms to contest for Council of State membership in the Eastern Region.
NATIONAL:
Jubilee House costs ¢1.78 trillion
Friday, January 23 2009
When Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor cut the tape to commission the presidential palace complex, which was to become one of his legacies, many Ghanaians were still in a limbo as to how much of their tax money was to be been pumped into the monstrous edifice.
(TARKWA) TARKWANSUAEM :
NDC strategises to win more seats in 2012
Friday, January 23 2009
The leadership of National Democratic Congress (NDC) is strategising to strengthen support in constituencies it lost in Election 2008 to win more seats in 2012.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
German Club USV Jena signs Bayor
Friday, January 23 2009
German Women’s Bundesliga outfit FF USV Jena has signed on Black Queens captain Adjoa Bayor for the second half of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Boateng seals Cologne switch
Friday, January 23 2009
German club FC Cologne have completed the signing of Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng from Israeli champion Beitar Jerusalem.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Amoah suffers injury
Friday, January 23 2009
Ghana striker Matthew Amoah is set for a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury while playing for his Dutch club NAC Breda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Rwanda will be tough
Friday, January 23 2009
Ghana U-20 coach Sellas Tetteh has told his players their game against Rwanda on Saturday will be the most difficult and insist qualification to the last four is far from sealed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Rwanda plot Ghana defeat
Friday, January 23 2009
Rwanda Under-20 head coach Obradovic Tomislav has urged the Junior Wasps to put pressure on the Black satellites in Saturday’s African Youth Championship group A tie at the Amahoro stadium.
(ASOKWA) KMA:
NHIS clears the air
Friday, January 23 2009
The Public Relations Officer in charge of the Asokwa office of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mr. Franklin Okyere, has cautioned people peddling false information about the Scheme to desist from such acts.
(KUANO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Police to investigate Kuano murder
Friday, January 23 2009
The Secretary to the Unit Committee of Kuano near Suhum, Mr Kwao Obenyeme, has appealed to the Police Administration to investigate the murder of Emmanuel Akornotey, at Kuano last December.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Obuasi Mine still viable - Otumfuo
Friday, January 23 2009
The Obuasi Mine under Anglo Gold Ashanti is still viable and needs heavy investment by the management, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene on Friday noted.
(OSU CASTLE) ACCRA:
Mills cuts down, re-aligns ministries
Friday, January 23 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, through an Executive Instrument has realigned some Ministries and cut down the present number of Ministries from 27 to 23.
ACCRA:
Parliament to review ex-gratia awards
Friday, January 23 2009
The leaders of Parliament on Friday gave strong indications that the House would initiate discussions into the end-of-service benefits for the executive and other public officers following heavy criticisms by the public and media.
NATIONAL:
Ministerial nominations: Parliamentary leaders react
Friday, January 23 2009
The leaders in Parliament have reacted positively to the first list of ministerial nominations, saying President John Evans Atta Mills has blended the old and new and taken into account gender and geographical considerations.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Police absence causes more fatalities
Friday, January 23 2009
Between November and December last year, 42 accidents were recorded with serious fatalities within the jurisdiction of Madina when the Police were removed from the roads to cover the general election. 
KUMASI:
’Ignorance, main cause of fire outbreaks’
Friday, January 23 2009
An officer of the Ghana National Fire Service, Thomas Karikari, has said ignorance and carelessness are the main causes of fire outbreaks in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Christians urged to intensify evangelism
Saturday, January 24 2009
Minister in-charge of Assemblies of God Church Ghana Missionary in the US, Reverend Iddrisu Tweneboah-Kodua, has urged Christians to intensify evangelism to help transform the Ghanaian society.
Saturday, January 24 2009
Former Central Regional representative on the Council of State, Mr Ato Essuman, has called on the people of the region to rekindle their communal spirit and support the government to accelerate development of the area.
(KOFORIDUAI) NEW JUABEN:
Seed growers hold talks with MOFA
Saturday, January 24 2009
Seed producers in the Greater Accra and Eastern regions are engaged in critical talks with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), as to how the two entities could tackle chronic constraints facing seed production, considered the most important factor for sustainable food production in the country.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Investigations into detention case on-going
Saturday, January 24 2009
A 60 year old elder of the Maranatha Adventist Church at Aflao, Mr Simon Somi, is helping the police in investigations into alleged detention of about 40 members of the religious group at a secret camp near Bibiani in the Western Region.
(BIBIANI) SEFWI- WIAWSO:
Timber contractor on GH¢5000 bail
Saturday, January 24 2009
A magistrate court at Bibiani has granted GH¢ 5000 bail to Asare Bediako, a 30-year-old timber contractor, for fraud.
(TARKWA) KMA NSUAEM:
GNFS calls for public cooperation in fire prevention
Saturday, January 24 2009
Officer in charge of Tarkwa office of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), Emmanuel Dorglo, has called for public cooperation in the prevention of fire outbreaks, especially during the harmattan season.
    
ACCRA:
Veep welcomes Freemasons
Saturday, January 24 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Friday extended a hand of welcome to charitable institutions to help Government address pockets of poverty that still affect sections of the Ghanaian community.
CAPE COAST:
YLF congratulates President Mills
Saturday, January 24 2009
The Central Regional branch of Youth for Leadership (YFL), on Friday congratulated the President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, and the Vice President, John Dramani Mahama, for assuming office as President and Vice President of Ghana respectively.
ACCRA:
NPP heads to court over alleged election violence
Saturday, January 24 2009
The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) said on Friday that it had decided to go to court to seek redress over alleged “widespread violence and brutalities” perpetrated against its supporters in some parts of the country, especially the Volta Region.
KUMASI:
CPP sacks chairman
Saturday, January 24 2009
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), S.K. Danso, has been kicked out of office by the party.
ACCRA:
Parliametarians lead ’Clean Ghana’ campaign
Sunday, January 25 2009
Parliamentarians in Accra/Tema Metropolitan Areas on Saturday began a year-long clean-up exercise to rid the area of filth in fulfillment of President Mills’ initiative to Keep Ghana Clean within the first 100 days of his administration.
KUMASI:
2 charged for attack on suspected thieves
Sunday, January 25 2009
A circuit court in Kumasi has remanded Muntari Adams, a 27-year-old herdsman, and Umaru Kasum, also known as Osama, 42, a contractor, for allegedly causing unlawful harm to two people they suspected to be cattle rustlers.
NATIONAL:
Ghana imports $500m rice
Saturday, January 24 2009
Stakeholders in the rice sub-sector of the agricultural sector held their annual general meeting yesterday and, not surprisingly, fired a petition to the new government.
ACCRA:
NPP in postmortem study
Sunday, January 25 2009
The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) says a committee will be set up to determine the factors that caused the party’s electoral defeat in the 2008 elections.
HOHOE:
Woman killed by falling tree
Sunday, January 25 2009
A 55-year-old woman from Ziavi-Dzogbe in the Volta Region, has been trapped to death by a silk-cotton tree allegedly felled by some chainsaw operators at Ziavi-Dzogbe.
NATIONAL:
Rampant trenches: Highways Authority warn public
Sunday, January 25 2009
The Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) says it has noted with concern that some unidentified persons in some communities have adopted a destructive strategy of controlling speeding/accident rates on some trunk roads passing through their areas.
WEIJA:
Peace Watch Praises Security Services
Sunday, January 25 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of Peace Watch Ghana, a non-profit organisation, Ms. Diana Nyankopah Daniels, has congratulated the security services for the expertise they exhibited during the just-ended election.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Akwatia case for January 28
Sunday, January 25 2009
A Koforidua High Court presided over by Justice G.S. Suubaareh yesterday upheld a preliminary objection raised by counsel for Baba Jamal, parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Akwatia who is contesting the results of the December 7 parliamentary elections in the constituency.
OFFINSO:
Tension mounts over missing stool
Sunday, January 25 2009
Tension is reportedly high at Offinso in the Ashanti region following rumours that gold ornaments decorating the found Black Stool belonging to the Offinsohene, Nana Wiafe Akenten III, are missing.  
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Hawkers besiege Takoradi Market Circle
Sunday, January 25 2009
The Central Business District of Takoradi, popularly known as Takoradi Market Circle, is heavily congested as a result of an invasion by hawkers and traders, who have besieged the forecourt of the market undertaking their brisk businesses.
(WASA FIASE) WASA AMENFI EAST:
Traditional Council wishes Mills well
Sunday, January 25 2009
The Wasa Fiase Traditional Council (WFTC) has extended a word of congratulation to His Excellency President John Evans Atta Mills and His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, for winning the presidential election.
ACCRA:
Esseku blames NPP’s lose on greed
Sunday, January 25 2009
A Former National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Harona Esseku, has blamed the defeat of the party in the December 2008 elections, on some of the regional and constituency executives of the party.
(ANFOETA-GBOGAME) HO :
Strange disease hits Anfoeta-Gborgame
Monday, January 26 2009
A strange disease, which manifests in victims suddenly becoming dizzy and then suffering a blackout has broken out at Anfoeta-Gbogame in the Ho Municipal Area.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Forty youth clubs formed in Central Region
Monday, January 26 2009
The Effutu Municipal Directorate of the National Youth Council (NYC) has assisted the Effutu Municipality and the Awutu-Senya District of the Central Region to form 40 Youth Clubs to educate their peers on issues like HIV/AIDS, drug abuse and child labour
(BAMVIM) TAMALE :
Work begins on new site for Presby Senior High School
Monday, January 26 2009
The Chairman of the Northern Presbytery, The Rev. Dr Martin Bugri Nabo has cut the sod for the construction of a GH¢750 000 six-classroom Senior High School block at Bamvim a community near Tamale
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Herbalists urged to adhere to international standards
Monday, January 26 2009
A herbal practitioner in–charge of the Soafa Scientific Herbal Clinic at Nkawkaw in the Kwahu West Municipality, Mr. Kwabena Kyei-Asubonteng has called on herbal practitioners to move from the traditional form of preparing herbal medicine and adopt standards that are internationally recognized and accepted.
(AFLAO) KETU :
Aflao Police discounts claims against church
Monday, January 26 2009
The Aflao District Police Commander, Mr Ahmed Issah Yakubu has discounted reports about the local Maranatha Adventist Church, luring some followers from Aflao into a secret camp near Bibiani in the Western Region, where it kept them under inhuman conditions.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Move to boost mango production
Monday, January 26 2009
The Tease branch of the Dangme West Mango Nursery Producers Association (D. W. MANUPRA) has held a sensitization forum to streamline the activities of its members.
ACCRA :
Government urged to fight drug trafficking
Monday, January 26 2009
The Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, take steps to fight narcotic drug trafficking in the country.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU MUNICIPAL :
Effutu MP appeals for peace
Monday, January 26 2009
Minister of Transport designate and Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency, Mr. Mike Hammah, has appealed to the people to bury their differences and cooperate with him for the rapid development of the area.
NATIONAL :
SHS to go for 3 years – Tettey-Enyo hints
Monday, January 26 2009
The Minister of Education designate, Mr Alexander Tettey-Enyo, has, dropped the hint that one of the first things the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government is likely to do in the educational sector is to abolish the four-year duration of the senior high school (SHS) and revert to the earlier three-year programme
ACCRA :
Majority of ministers from parliament will disturb Atta Mills - CDD
Monday, January 26 2009
The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has expressed worry that the constitutional provision that required that majority of ministers are chosen from Parliament could create problems for the new administration.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman ADR records 539 cases in 2008
Monday, January 26 2009
The Ashaiman Centre of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) recorded 539 cases in 2008 as against 334 in 2007 with rent issues toping with 326 cases
(KUMASI) CPP :
Ashanti regional CPP chairman not sacked
Monday, January 26 2009
The Ashanti Regional Executive of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has dismissed speculations that its chairman, Mr Samuel K. Danso has been sacked from office.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Tarkwa MTTU to intensify enforcement of traffic regulation
Monday, January 26 2009
The Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Tarkwa Divisional Police Command is to intensify the enforcement of road and traffic regulations to prevent road accidents in the area.
(AJUMAKO) CRIME :
Man defrauds medical officer
Monday, January 26 2009
A district magistrate court at Ajumako has remanded Twum Barima, 46, for posing as a personnel of the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) and defrauding Dr. Anthony Aidoo, Managing Director of Betel Herbal Center in Ajumako of 1,800 Ghana Cedis.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Chainsaw operator in trouble
Monday, January 26 2009
The Nyinahin police have arrested Kwabena Nimo, a 28-year old chainsaw operator for felling trees without permit.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Pull-Out ceremony organized for CEPS official
Monday, January 26 2009
The Out-going Takoradi Sector Commander of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Mr. Anthony Sewor has called on personnel of the service to continue to perform their duties creditably to generate revenue for the government.
NATIONAL :
MOESS revamps Science Resource centres
Monday, January 26 2009
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MOESS) has contracted Philip Harris International, a United Kingdom based computer firm, to clear all obsolete equipment in the 110 Science Resource Centres throughout the country and refurbish them with modern equipment and chemicals
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Man jailed for raping married woman
Monday, January 26 2009
A circuit court at Tarkwa has sentenced Kofi Kussasi, a 21-year-old unemployed, to 10 years imprisonment for raping a 45-year-old married woman.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo in more trouble again
Monday, January 26 2009
Zamalek made a complaint to the Egyptian FA about the apathy of their Ghanaian striker Junior Agogo, who hasn’t been participating in the regular training sessions for a while.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kuffuor set to move to America?
Monday, January 26 2009
Former Ghana defender Sammy Kuffuor has been linked with a move to the United States top flight league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana play S.A. in semis
Monday, January 26 2009
The last four stage is complete at the African Youth Championships as Ghana gets ready to play South Africa in one of the semi-final meetings on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Masri complete Pimpong signing
Monday, January 26 2009
Egyptian side, Masri, have signed Ghanaian striker Razak Pimpong from Norwegian side Viking FK, the Port Said-based club announced on Sunday.
(MANSO-NKWANTA) NDC :
Amansie West NDC holds victory rallies
Monday, January 26 2009
Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), at Manso-Nkwanta and Manso-Abore in the Amansie West constituency have organised separate rallies to celebrate the victory of the party in Election 2008.
NATIONAL:
Pan-African news website launches mobile platform
Monday, January 26 2009
Africa Interactive, the publisher of the pan-African news website
AfricaNews.com, is announcing the release of their mobile news website: http://m.africanews.com. 
TEMA:
CEPS hits the mark!
Monday, January 26 2009
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) in Tema collected GH¢1.17 billion in 2008, exceeding its revenue target of GH¢1.05 billion.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe on target
Monday, January 26 2009
Ghana international Prince Tagoe scored for Saudi Arabian side Al Ettifaq on Saturday just 12 hours after protests from fans of the club forced his recall into the first team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gov’t denies FA interference
Monday, January 26 2009
The new government in Ghana has denied that it is interfering in the affairs of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Ghana duo score in Scotland
Monday, January 26 2009
Laryea Kingston came on as subsitute and scored for his side Hearts in a 3-2 victory over Inverness and Prince Bauben was also on target for Dundee United in a similar scoreline win again at home to Mirren in Saturday’s League matches.
WA:
Squabbles hinder dams’ usage
Monday, January 26 2009
The Deputy Upper West Regional Director of Food and Agriculture, Dr Mark Hansen, says water resources, especially dams constructed for dry season farming and animal husbandry in the area, are under utilized.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts beat Faisal
Monday, January 26 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak continued with their fine run in the Glo Premier League as the Phobians now go four points clear at the top of the standings.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asanteman celebrates ’Akwasidae’
Monday, January 26 2009
Hundreds of people gathered at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Sunday to pay homage to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as part of activities to mark the first Akwasidae of the year.
(ANFOETA-GBOGAME) HO:
Strange disease hits Anfoeta-Gborgame
Monday, January 26 2009
A strange disease, which manifests in victims suddenly becoming dizzy and then suffering a blackout has broken out at Anfoeta-Gbogame in the Ho Municipal Area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Players for Stars named
Monday, January 26 2009
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has been lined-up for his first national team game in a year after being named in Milovan Rajevac’s 20-man squad for next month’s international friendly against Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac names CHAN list
Monday, January 26 2009
A provisional list of 40 players will commence preparations in Accra on Tuesday for next month’s African Nations Championship to be hosted by Ivory Coast.
NATIONAL:
NAGRAT backs three-year SHS
Monday, January 26 2009
The National Association of Graduate Teachers, NAGRAT has thrown its weight behind the three-year Senior High School SHS programme, saying it is not different from the four-year course which kicked off last academic year.
ACCRA:
Jail scare! Central Bank boss free
Monday, January 26 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court has struck a contempt application against Dr Paul Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, over the payment of GH¢ 700,000 to Rockshell International, a company involved in the construction of the Keta Sea Defence project.
(COALTAR) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Driver commits suicide after colleague’s death
Monday, January 26 2009
A driver, Kofi Yeboah, shot and killed himself, after Obene Ayitey, his colleague died on the spot in a lorry accident at Oko Nkwanta near Coaltar in the Eastern Region at the weekend.
HO:
More tourist sites to be developed
Monday, January 26 2009
The Tourism Minister-designate, Mrs Juliana Azumah Mensah, has given an indication of her resolve to see more tourists coming into the country once she takes office.
ACCRA:
IGP, Patrick Acheampong ousted!
Monday, January 26 2009
Reports making the rounds in Accra suggest that the Inspector General Of Police, Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong, has been ousted from his position of security chief having been asked by the Mills’ led administration to proceed on leave.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Remand persons accuse prison authorities
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Six persons remanded at Nsawam Prisons, have complained to the circuit Court at Asamankese about the lack of medical care for them.
(KUMASI) KMA :
SDA launches healthy life campaign
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Ghana Union Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church, has launched a healthy life promotion campaign to reduce preventable diseases on Ghanaians
SUNYANI :
Newmont to implement improved health/safety policy
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) has assured affected communities in its Ahafo mine area that it would pursue comprehensive policies to guarantee their health and safety.
OBUASI :
GES and GHS collaborate
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Obuasi Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Beatrice Prempeh has observed that the collaboration between the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) would enhance learning abilities of pupils and students.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Four before court for murdering hunch-back
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Four persons believed to have murdered Yakubu Baba, a 60-year-old hunch-back and cripple have appeared before a district magistrate court in Sekondi.
HOHOE :
Christians urged to repent
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Bishop of the Methodist Church Tema Diocese, Rt. Rev. Samuel Osei Tutu Achamfuo-Yeboah has advised Christians to repent from their sins and believe in the gospel for eternal life.
(ADEISO) WEST AKIM :
Volunteer teachers offer free tuition
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Sixteen graduates from Senior High Schools (SHS) and training colleges at Adeiso, in the West Akim Municipal Assembly, are volunteering free tuition, to school drop outs and junior high school pupils who could not get admission to SHS
NATIONAL :
Ghana@50 in GH¢18m arrears
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Ghana@50 Secretariat charged to organize Ghana’s Golden Jubilee celebrations two years ago is in arrears of more than GH¢18 million to contractors.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Effutu MP pledges to promote education
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Member of Parliament (MP), for Effutu Constituency, and Minister for Transport designate, has pledged to use part of his share of the MP’s Common Fund for the establishment of an endowment fund towards the promotion of education in the area.
ACCRA :
Mixed feelings about revised duration of SHS course
Tuesday, January 27 2009
A cross section of Senior High School (SHS) teachers and students, have expressed mixed feelings, about the intention of the ruling National Democratic Congress, to revert the four years duration of the SHS.
(KUMASI) KMA :
TTB donates GH¢63,000 to needy institutions
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Trust Bank has donated GH¢63,000 to the Maternity Block of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, the Ghana Society for the Blind and twelve deprived Basic Schools in Accra and Kumasi as part of its corporate social responsibility.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Maternal Mortality drops in Dormaa
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Maternal mortality has dropped from five cases in 2007 to four in 2008 in Dormaa district in Brong Ahafo whilst stillbirth cases have rather assumed an upward trend.
(SUNYANI) NDC :
NDC congratulate Regional Minister designate
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Brong-Ahafo, on Monday congratulated Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo on his appointment as Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister designate.
(FOMENA) NPP:
MP grateful to electorate for his election
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) conceded defeat in the 2008 general elections in the supreme interest of Ghana, Nana Abu Bonsrah, the party’s Member of Parliament (MP) for Fomena in the Adansi North District said.
BAWKU :
Pregnant woman burnt to death
Tuesday, January 27 2009
A 28-year-old pregnant woman, Fatima Issaka was burnt to death at Daduri, a suburb of Bawku on the night of January 16 2009
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh targets AYC trophy
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Ghana’s Under-20 coach Sellas Tetteh has asked his side to go for the African Youth Championship trophy after sealing a World Cup qualification ticket over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston focused on Hearts
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Ghanaian midfielder Laryea Kingston is refusing to get carried away by talk a move away from Scottish side Hearts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew lauds Prez intervention
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Ghana’s U-20 captain Andre Dede Ayew says President John Evans Atta Mills’ phone call to the squad motivated them to qualify for the World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko end draw streak
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko ended their three-game unbeaten run with three late goals against Real Tamale United to collect all three points and go second in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien equivalent to 5 players
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says losing his Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien is equivalent to losing five players in his squad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Bekoe scores for Petrojet
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Ghanaian striker Eric Bekoe opened the scoring for his Egyptian side Petrojet but lost 1-3 to ENPPI in the semi-final Cup match at the Petrosport Stadium on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
SA plot to topple Satellites
Tuesday, January 27 2009
South Africa Coach Letsoaka has vowed to maintain his team’s winning plan when the Amajita Stars face Ghana in the semi-finals of the African Youth Championships tomorrow at Amahoro stadium.
NATIONAL:
Three-year SHS, GNAT still quiet
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers says it has not taken any position on the proposed three-year Senior High School programme.
ACCRA:
IGP grateful to president Mills
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong has expressed gratitude to President Mills for not sacking him immediately after assuming office.
ACCRA:
Parliamentary caucuses defined
Tuesday, January 27 2009
Parliament has approved a formula for the composition of committees and other parliamentary groups based on the numerical strengths of parties in the House.
ACCRA:
CJA presses on
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Committee for Joint Action (CJA), a pressure group has called on the Mills administration to review the retirement package for ex-Presidents within the broad context of retiring benefits for all public officials, including Parliamentarians.
TAMALE:
GTZ rehabilitates dams in northern Ghana
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The German Development Cooperation has rehabilitated 18 dams in the three northern regions to serve the water needs of the people.
WA:
Crisis looms at UDS
Tuesday, January 27 2009
There is a looming crisis that could disrupt academic work at the Wa Campus of the University of Development Studies following the suspension of two student leaders of the University from their positions in the Student’s Representative Council by the University’s authorities.
NATIONAL:
President Mills acknowledges God’s intervention
Tuesday, January 27 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills in consultation with the leadership of the Ghanaian clergy has declared Sunday February 1 as a national day of prayer and thanksgiving for the recent peaceful and successful elections.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Cement saga! MCE comes clear
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Emmanuel Boansi Darkwa, has denied allegations that, he took 1,000 bags of cement belonging to the assembly to Kwahu Nsaba, his home town, and distributed the building materials to New Patriotic Party (NPP) officials in the area.
(YEJI) PRU:
Church provides Yeji with borehole
Tuesday, January 27 2009
The people of Yeji in the Pru District have been provided with a borehole fitted with pump at the cost of 7,000 dollars.
ACCRA :
Ekumfiman salutes President Mills
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Chiefs and Queenmothers of Ekumfi Traditional Area in the Central Region have congratulated President John Atta Mills on his election as President of the Republic of Ghana.
TAMALE :
Ambassador donates to school
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Algerian Ambassador in Ghana, Mr. Lakhal Benkelai has donated sporting and educational materials to the 1st November 1954 Junior High School in Tamale.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema records no cholera cases in 2008
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Tema Metropolis in 2008 recorded no incident of cholera outbreak among the Out- Patient Departments (OPDs) cases attended to at the various health facilities.
(GOASO)ASUNAFO NORTH :
Residents protest proposed mining in area
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The people of Asunafo North Municipality, have protested against plans by Keengan Company Limited, a mining group in Kumasi, to mine gold in the area
NATIONAL :
President Mills nominates more Ministers
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The President John Evans Atta Mills has released the names of 19 Ministerial nominees for vetting and approval by parliament, bringing the total to 35
SUNYANI:
Residents hail Regional Minister designate
Wednesday, January 28 2009
A cross section of residents in the Sunyani Municipality, have hailed the nomination of Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, former District Chief Executive for Sunyani as the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister designate.
    
ACCRA :
President promises Satellites bonuses
Wednesday, January 28 2009
President John Atta Mills has decided to offer the Black Satellites a qualification bonus similar to the winning bonus at the group stage of the FIFA World Youth Cup scheduled for Egypt next September.
ACCRA:
Strengthen inspection process at the harbour
Wednesday, January 28 2009
A Member of the Flemish Parliament in Belgium, Mr. Rudi Daems has called on government to strengthen the inspection capability and processes at the harbour to avoid the dumping of electronic waste in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Assemblies of God give to Tafo Hospital
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Old Tafo branch of the Gospel Centre Assemblies of God Church in Kumasi has donated items worth GH¢400 to the Tafo Government Hospital in Kumasi.
 
PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY:
Prestea-Huni Valley MP expresses gratitude
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Member of Parliament for Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency Mr Francis Adu-Blay Koffie has expressed profound gratitude to those who voted for him in Election 2008.
ACCRA:
Government committed to reducing poverty -Veep
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama said Government was committed to realize the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority, which was targeted at reducing poverty in the three Northern regions in Ghana.
TAMALE:
Algerian Ambassador donates to school
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Algerian Ambassador in Ghana, Mr. Lakhal Benkelai, has donated sporting and educational materials to the 1st November 1954 Junior High School in Tamale.
ACCRA:
Governing Boards of Government, Organizations and Parastatals dissolved
Wednesday, January 28 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has decided to reconstitute the membership of all Governing Boards of Government Organizations and Parastatals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew vows to play
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Black Satellites skipper Andre Dede Ayew is ready to play through the pain barrier in a bid to help the Ghana win the Africa Youth Championship in Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Semi-final day at Youth Champs
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Two fiercely-fought games are in prospect as Ghana face South Africa and Cameroon take on Nigeria in Wednesday’s semi-finals of the African Youth Championship in Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ansah, Affum are top scorers
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder Obed Ansah took his goal tally to five after hitting the back of the net in club’s 2-1 win over King Faisal in their week eight clash last Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
New role for Laryea
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Scotland-based midfielder Laryea Kingston would no longer play on the offensive as far as the Black Stars is conce
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana aims AYC finals
Wednesday, January 28 2009
A fiercely-fought game is expected as Ghana and South Africa battle for the sole place in the finals of the African Youth Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites earn Presidential reward
Wednesday, January 28 2009
After putting through a morale boosting phone call 24 hours before Ghana went on to beat Rwanda, hosts of the Africa Youth Championship, a win which earned the Black Satellites a semi-final place, Ghana’s President, Prof. John Evans Atta-Mills is counting on the team to now go for the title.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah is still key for Ghana
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac says captain Stephen Appiah will continue to play a key role for the Black Stars even though the midfielder is yet to sign for a club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Local Stars move to camp
Wednesday, January 28 2009
A 40-man squad of the local component of the Black Stars has begun camping as part of preparations for maiden edition of the African Nation Championship (CHAN).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars recall excites Afful
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Black Stars defender Harrison Afful is aiming to make the most out of his recall into the national team for the African Nations Championship in Ivory Coast next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Redknapp to decide on Appiah
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp will make a firm decision today on whether to sign Ghana captain Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana reach youth cup final
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Ghana reached the final of the African Youth Championship on Wednesday after beating South Africa 4-3 in fiercely-fought thrilling encounter in Kigali.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana reach youth cup final
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Ghana reached the final of the African Youth Championship on Wednesday after beating South Africa 4-3 in a fiercely-fought thrilling encounter in Kigali.
ACCRA:
President Mills nominates more ministers
Wednesday, January 28 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has  nominated a number of persons for Parliament to vet for appointment as Ministers of State, a statement Mr J. K. Bebaako-Mensah, Secretary to the President, signed on Tuesday said.
ACCRA:
Gov’t to review GT sale
Wednesday, January 28 2009
The Minister designate for Communications, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu has hinted that his ministry would review the sale of Ghana Telecom to Vodafone International.
EJISU JUABEN:
Stillbirths increase in Ejisu-Juaben
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Statistics from Ejisu-Juaben Health Directorate indicate an upsurge in stillborn cases in the Municipality in 2008, Mrs Ellen Fosu; Acting Municipal Health Director, told an annual Health Review Meeting at Ejisu at the weekend.
NATIONAL:
Cocoa industry: tactical approach adopted
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Ghana is poised to revolutionalise  the local cocoa industry and make it the country’s top foreign earner again by consolidating
its recent achievements and interventions, the new Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board has indicated.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
Plan Ghana provides stationery to schools
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Mankessim Programme Area of the Plan Ghana, a child-centred development international non-governmental organisation (NGO), has provided stationery worth about 15,000 Ghana cedis for schools under its sponsorshi
NATIONAL :
Nkrumah’s 100th birth date celebrations launched
Thursday, January 29 2009
A centenary celebration in memory of the birth of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first Republican President, has been launched in Accra by an organisation dedicated to his memory and ideology.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Intensify oil exploration in Central Region
Thursday, January 29 2009
The chiefs of Nkusukum Traditional Area have appealed to the government of President John Evans Atta Mills to intensify exploration of oil in the Saltpond area.
(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Peace Corps Volunteers finance computer lab
Thursday, January 29 2009
Two American Peace Corps Volunteers, Michael Simpson and Alex Peterson have financed the construction of a computer laboratory at the cost of GH¢24,000 for the Junior High School (JHS) of Foase in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of Ashanti
(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Atwima Kwanwoma District lacks medical doctor
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Atwima-Kwanwoma District in the Ashanti Region expected to serve a population of over 97,312 has no medical doctor.
WA :
Fight against HIV/AIDS remains a challenge
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Upper West Regional Director of Health Services,  Dr. Alexis Nang-beifubah has said the fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis remained a challenge for health personnel in the area.
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Kayayee trained to help fight HIV/AIDS
Thursday, January 29 2009
About 50 kayayee (women porters) selected from Agbobloshie and Mallam Atta markets have been taken through one week training to become peer educators on HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) issues among their peers.
(KUAMASI) KMA :
Domestic violence cases on the rise in Ashanti Region
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Ashanti Region, received 2,059 domestic violence cases in 2008 as against 1,911 in 2007.
TAMALE :
Libya to help boost agriculture in the North
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), in collaboration with the Libyan Government, is providing free tractor services to farmers in the Northern Region to help boost agricultural production.
NATIONAL :
MTN launches 3.5G technology in Ghana
Thursday, January 29 2009
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana, the country’s leading GSM service provider, has introduced 3.5G technology onto the Ghanaian market.
SUNYANI :
Use treated mosquito nets
Thursday, January 29 2009
Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate has concluded its 2008 review meeting with a call on mothers to continue to use insecticide treated mosquito bed nets for their children.
ACCRA :
REGSEC calls for peace at Gbese
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has asked the feuding parties to the chieftaincy dispute in Gbese in Accra to observe the peace until all issues pending at the courts are determined.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Past students urged to assist former schools
Thursday, January 29 2009
A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Reverend Professor Emmanuel Addo-Obeng has urged past students to contribute meaningfully to the development of their former schools.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei wins youth cup award
Thursday, January 29 2009
Ghana striker Ransford Osei won the man-of-the-match award after Wednesday’s semi-final win over South Africa at the African Youth Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo reports Zamalek to EFA
Thursday, January 29 2009
Zamalek striker Junior Agogo made a complaint to the Egyptian FA against his club on Tuesday because his payments have been delayed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ibrahim signs for Ittihad
Thursday, January 29 2009
Egyptian side Ittihad have signed Ghanaian international midfielder Ibrahim Abdul-Razak from Liberty Professionals, the Alexandrian club said on Wednesday.
NATIONAL :
All boards dissolved
Thursday, January 29 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has ordered the immediate dissolution of existing governing boards of all government organisations and parastatals.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Golfers to compete at Tema
Thursday, January 29 2009
All is set for this year’s Tema Country Golf Club Lady Captain’s Prize Open Championship scheduled for Tema on Saturday, January 31.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) AYC:
Cameroon beat Nigeria
Thursday, January 29 2009
Cameroon put up one of the surprising performances at the ongoing 16th African Youth Championship, Rwanda 2009 by beating Nigeria 2-0 in their semi-finnal clash on Wednesday at the Amahoro Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana, Cameroon set for AYC final
Thursday, January 29 2009
Cameroon sets up an epic clash in the finals with Ghana after edging out Nigeria 2-0 in the second semi-final game at the Africa Youth Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah excels in Spurs game
Thursday, January 29 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah excelled in his final trial game for Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday before his future with the English side is decided.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GBA demands boxing facility
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has called on the government to make provisions for the construction of a first class boxing facility for the nation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari sent off in Inter win
Thursday, January 29 2009
Inter Milan player Sulley Muntari’s disciplinary devils came back to haunt him on Wednesday night as the midfielder sent off during a league game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) AYC:
Tetteh praises South Africa
Thursday, January 29 2009
Ghana reached the final of AYC here today with a close 4-3 win over South Africa in the first semi final this afternoon.
NATIONAL :
Gov’t urged to implement Northern Development Fund initiative
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Executive Secretary of the Northern Ghana for Development, a coalition of non-governmental organisations,  Mr. Ishmael Lansah has called on the government to implement the Northern Development Fund (NDF) initiated by the Kufuor administration.
NATIONAL :
National day of prayer
Thursday, January 29 2009
The President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, in consultation with the leadership of the Ghanaian clergy, has declared Sunday, February 1 , 2009 as national day of prayer and thanksgiving to God for the peaceful and successful  elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) AYC:
Cameroon coach warn Ghana
Thursday, January 29 2009
I would however like to stress that this side is still young and we can be confident of fielding this same team in the Olympics in 2012 and World cup 2014.
(KNUST) KMA :
KNUST Student fined for careless driving
Thursday, January 29 2009
A circuit court in Kumasi has imposed a fine of GH¢1,200 on a student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), for careless driving and causing damage to a vehicle.
ACCRA :
NHIS has not been stopped- CEO
Thursday, January 29 2009
The National Health Insurance Authority has stated that twelve  million  Ghanaians  nationwide are currently on the National Health Insurance Scheme.
ACCRA :
Trader in court for Fraud
Thursday, January 29 2009
An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to a 40-year old trader Benedicta Gyamena who presented false cheque of GH¢7,500 cedis to Nestle Ghana Limited for payment of various items she had bought.
(ASANKARE) BIRIM NORTH :
ICT reaches district
Thursday, January 29 2009
Big-Step Foundation, a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), based in the Birim North and Akyemmansa Districts has assisted Adausena and Ayirebi communities .
(GOMOA ABORA) GOMOA :
New minister advises people
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Central Regional Minister designate, Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe has urged people of the region to bury their political differences and rally behind the new government for accelerated development.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWE:
Blows for maternal mortality
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Bosomtwe Health Management Team (DHMT) in the Ashanti Region has made strides in the fight against maternal mortality, by reducing cases over the last three years.
MFANTSEMAN:
Make family planning free.
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Director of Health, Dr Kwabena Sarpong, has urged the government to make family planning services free of charge to correspond with the free maternal care introduced last year.
HO:
Poverty a hindrace
Thursday, January 29 2009
Mr Godwin Kpoble, Volta Regional Director of the Legal Aid Board (LAB) has observed that poverty, and to some extent ignorance, were preventing aggrieved people from taking advantage of the services of the Board in seeking legal remedies to their grievances.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Stay with promise
Thursday, January 29 2009
A top clergyman of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Most Reverend Dr Godfred Zomelo has called on President John Evans Atta Mills to strive to fulfill his fuel price cut promise he gave to the nation during his first 100 days of his administration.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Controversy over Parliament’s leadership
Thursday, January 29 2009
Parliament on Thursday argued over whether Majority Leader, Mr Alban Bagbin be allowed to assume the title “Leader of the House”.
    
(APAM) EFFUTU:
Kangaroo Mother care launched
Thursday, January 29 2009
Kangaroo Mother Care initiative, an alternative method to cater for pre-mature and low birth weight babies has been launched at Apam in the Central Region.
    
MFANTSEMAN:
Time limit not helpful
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Robert Quainoo-Arthur, has appealed to the National Health Insurance Authority to remove the time limit its clients have to spend on admission at a hospital.
TEMA:
Fire Service on ’house to house’ campaign
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Tema office of the Ghana National Fire Service has launched a house to house campaign to sensitize residents on the need to adhere to fire safety measures.
 
ACCRA:
IGP to fast-track Police Reforms
Thursday, January 29 2009
The West Africa Network of Journalists for Security and Development says the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mrs Elizabeth Mills-Robertson should urgently reform the police, detach it from the colonial mentality and direct it towards democratic policing.
(TAIFA) ACCRA:
German lady’s abductors before court
Thursday, January 29 2009
Eight persons including a woman who are alleged to be involved in the kidnapping of a German nurse on Thursday pleaded not guilty to various charges levelled against them.
KUMASI:
Kumasi residents live in fear
Thursday, January 29 2009
Some residents in the Kumasi Metropolis are currently living in fear following the issuance of threat of death by a notorious gang to some prominent residents of the Metropolis.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East joins ’filth free’ operation
Thursday, January 29 2009
The Chief Director at the Upper East Regional Co-ordinating Council, Mr Samuel N’lary, has directed Municipal and District Assemblies in the Region to draw up action plans towards a massive cleanup exercise aimed at ridding the municipalities, towns and villages of filth.
TEMA:
Unilever gives hope to HIV/AIDS patients
Thursday, January 29 2009
Out of the 819 people who went for counselling and testing at the Fevers Unit of the Tema General Hospital last year, 416 tested HIV/AIDS positive.
AKOSOMBO:
President Mills pushes for robust economy
Thursday, January 29 2009
President John Evan Atta Mills has charged his economic team to recognise “justifiable continuity” and embody and preserve projects of the previous administration that are similar in temperament with his administration in this year’s budget.
(LOGGU) WA EAST :
UNDP helps reduce poverty in Wa East
Friday, January 30 2009
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Africa 2000 Network, an international non-governmental organisation, are supporting 2,600 members of the Loggu community in the Wa East District to undertake economic ventures to reduce poverty.
(BREDI) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Bredi township to get facelift
Friday, January 30 2009
Residents of Bredi Number one in the Nkoranza South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region have launched a two-year development programme to undertake  a number of development projects.
ACCRA:
Surrender diplomatic and service passports - Ministry
Friday, January 30 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reminded holders of diplomatic and service passports to surrender them to the Chief Director of the Ministry by Monday, February 2, 2009.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Man remanded for defiling 11-year-old
Friday, January 30 2009
A circuit court at Agona Swedru, has remanded Anim Mensah alias Joe, 21, from Senya Beraku, for defiling an 11-year-old school girl.
ACCRA :
EU donates to eight civil society organisations
Friday, January 30 2009
The European Commission Delegation to Ghana has donated equipment used by the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in December presidential and parliamentary election worth GH¢11,487 to eight civil society organisations.
(FIEMA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Monkey Sanctuary is safe- Wildlife Officer
Friday, January 30 2009
The Wildlife  Officer in-charge of the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, a popular tourist centre in Brong-Ahafo, Mr Anthony N. Dassah has assured the public that the facility would be fortified against any form of human encroachment.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Auto-Electrician impregnates 13-year-old
Friday, January 30 2009
A circuit court at Asamankese remanded Yaw Adade, an auto-electrician, who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 13-year-old gir
KUMASI:
We need competent people for positions - NDC youth
Friday, January 30 2009
Some National Democratic Congress (NDC) youth in Ashanti have appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to endeavour to consider youthful, competent, approachable, humble and hardworking people for positions.
SUNYANI :
Government urged to formulate comprehensive sanitation policy
Friday, January 30 2009
A representative of the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) in Ghana, Dr. Yasmin Ali Haque has urged government to formulate a comprehensive national sanitation policy.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Mason steals water pumping machine
Friday, January 30 2009
A circuit court at Asamankese, has remanded Kwaku Afatsawu, a 25-year-old mason, for stealing a water pumping machine.
ACCRA :
Ghana Standards Board launches website
Friday, January 30 2009
The Ghana Standards Board (GSB) has launched the website of the Codex Alimentarius Commission to facilitate information exchange on food safety between its 44 member countries.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Ongoing projects should not be stopped
Friday, January 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has charged his Economic Team to factor ongoing projects into this year’s Budget and other national planning programmes to engender continuity.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
UEW takes 2000 more for learning
Friday, January 30 2009
Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, Vice-Chancellor of University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has said efforts were being made to establish more study centres to reduce the burden on students who participate in distance education.
(AWUTU AHENTIA) AWUTU SENYA :
Hunter sees man as monkey
Friday, January 30 2009
The Awutu Magistrate court has remanded in prison custody, a 35 year -old hunter who mistook a human being for a monkey, shot and killed him instantly at Awutu Ahentia,.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko fans arrested after RTU match
Friday, January 30 2009
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the National Sports Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Police Command have arrested nine football fans.
NEW JUABEN :
28 arrested
Friday, January 30 2009
Twenty-eight suspected criminals were arrested in a police swoop from their hideouts in the New Juaben Municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas to avoid mistakes
Friday, January 30 2009
Sellas Tetteh nearly saw Ghana’s quest for the Africa Youth Championship title blown away after a late revival by South Africa dented his sides deserved victory en-route to the final.
EFFUTU :
200 children saved.
Friday, January 30 2009
The Effutu Municipal Office of Department of Social Welfare (DSW) in collaboration with International Labour Organisation (ILO) has withdrawn 200 children engaged in child labour in the fishing industry within the municipality between 2006 and 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
P. E. Instructors Attend Handball Workshop
Friday, January 30 2009
A 10-day National Training of Trainers Workshop for 40 Physical Education Instructors is underway at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the Kumasi Metropolis.
(SPORTS- HANDBALL) LOCAL:
P. E. Instructors Attend Handball Workshop
Friday, January 30 2009
A 10-day National Training of Trainers Workshop for 40 Physical Education Instructors is underway at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the Kumasi Metropolis.
AMA :
Streets to be closed to traffic
Friday, January 30 2009
The Police will close some roads near the Independence Square to traffic on Sunday for the National Thanksgiving Service.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
3 Clubs launch continental quest
Friday, January 30 2009
Three former African champions, Canon Yaoundé of Cameroon, Club Africain of Tunisia and AS FAR or Morocco will be hoping for a bright start to their continental campaign this season as the prelims of the 13th edition of the Champions League rolls this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Caf gives Starlight green light
Friday, January 30 2009
Caf has given Curepipe Starlight the green light to use the four Nigerians they have on their books against SuperSport United in their Champions League clash this weekend.
KMA :
Do more research- President
Friday, January 30 2009
Wulugu Naba Pugansoa, Naa Professor John S. Nabila, President of the National House of Chiefs, has called on members of the House to vigorously source for funding for research activities on the codification of more lines of succession.
(SUAME) KMA :
Veep launches launches project
Friday, January 30 2009
Vice President, John Dramani Mahama has launched a multi-million Ghana cedi talent hunt project and a technical institute in Kumasi.
(KLEFE) KETU:
Former moderator nominated
Friday, January 30 2009
The American Biographical Institute has nominated Very Reverend Dr Livingstone Buama, immediate past Moderator of E.P. Church, Ghana as recipient of “The World Medal of Freedom” this year.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Confederation Cup prelims begins
Friday, January 30 2009
Twenty-six clubs will be involved in action as the 6th edition of the Confederation Cup kicks off this weekend with the first leg matches of the prelims.
KMA :
Advise for couples
Friday, January 30 2009
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), George Appiah-Sakyi, Ashanti Regional Co-ordinator of the Domestic Violence Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU), has advised Ghanaians to cherish their marriage relationships.
KMA :
3 years imprisonment for driver
Friday, January 30 2009
The Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Justice Jacob Boon, sitting as an additional circuit court judge has sentenced a 32 year-old driver to three years imprisonment in hard labour for dangerous driving, leading to the death of one Gordon Owusu.
(DUNKWA ON OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA EAST:
Police search for armed robbers
Friday, January 30 2009
Dunkwa-on-Offin Police are searching for seven suspected armed robbers who allegedly robbed a filling station at Dunkwa-on-Offin.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Fetish priest jailed
Friday, January 30 2009
Peter Nana Agyemang, a 40-year old fetish Priest has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 13-year-old girl by the Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Justice Jacob Boon who sat as an additional circuit court judge.
    
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Two ex-con given 30 years
Friday, January 30 2009
A Tarkwa Circuit court presided over by Mr Samuel Obeng Diawuo has sentenced two ex-convicts to 15 years imprisonment each for stealing on their own plea. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to play
Friday, January 30 2009
Asante Kotoko’s opponent for the second round of the African Champions League competition will be Morocco’s Ittihad Khemisset.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo accepts Gyan’s competition
Friday, January 30 2009
Black Stars trainer Milovan Rajevac is expecting the return of striker Asamoah Gyan to ignite competition in the team’s attack.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Exodus is Milo’s headache
Friday, January 30 2009
Ghana’s trainer Milovan Rajevac has expressed concern over the early exodus of members of his team ahead of the African Nation Championship (CHAN) slated for February 22 to March 8 in Cote d’Ivoire.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Adiyiah relieved after breaking duck
Friday, January 30 2009
Dominic Adiyiah is relieved to have finally scored at the African Youth Championships but says he never felt under pressure during his lean spell.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo appeals to GFA
Friday, January 30 2009
Egypt-based international striker Manuel Junior Agogo has appealed to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to intervene over ‘maltreatment’ meted out by his club Zamalek.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo backs Tetteh for AYC trophy
Friday, January 30 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac is backing Sellas Tetteh to lift the African Youth Championship trophy in Rwanda in Sunday’s final against Cameroon.
ACCRA:
Ghana Armed Forces bids farewell to CDS
Saturday, January 31 2009
The Ghana Armed Forces on Thursday bade farewell to Lt. Gen. J.B. Danquah, its immediate past Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), at a ceremony at Burma Camp.
ACCRA:
Court adjourns NPP candidate’s petition on December 7 result
Saturday, January 31 2009
An Accra Fast Track Court on Friday adjourned to February 10, the hearing of an election petition brought before it by Mr Francis Kojo Smith, New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Ablekuma South, in the December 7 election.
(DJASTUI) AKWAPEM SOUTH:
Chief appeals for rehabilitation of Djatsui road
Saturday, January 31 2009
Chief of Djastui Old Town near Nsawam in the Akwapem South Municipality, Amega Saba Djastui, has appealed to the Department of Feeder roads to come to their aid in regravelling a five-kilometer road linking the town with Adoagyin and Coaltar.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA receives support
Saturday, January 31 2009
Total Oil Ghana Limited on Friday donated fuel coupons worth GH¢6,075 to Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in support of the assembly’s clean-up exercise in the Accra Metropolis.
WENCHI:
Water and Sanitation Board yet to recover GH¢133,000
Saturday, January 31 2009
Customers owed Wenchi Water and Sanitation Development Board GH¢133,000 as at the end of December 2008.
ACCRA:
Abolish death penalty – Amnesty International
Saturday, January 31 2009
Various speakers at a public forum organized by Amnesty International (AI)-Ghana on Friday called for the abolition of the death penalty because it is squalid in the context of human rights.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Ban on corporal punishment still in force – Director
Saturday, January 31 2009
Ban on corporal punishment in schools is still in force,  Nkoranza District Director of Education, Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, has warned.
(NSAWAM) AKWAPEM SOUTH :
Former Assembly Member appeals for building materials
Saturday, January 31 2009
Former Assembly Member for Adoagyiri Akwamu Electoral area, Mr. Philip Awuah, has appealed to the Akwapem South Municipal Assembly and National Disaster Management Organisation to come to the aid of the people of Djatui new town with building materials.
   
BAWKU:
Bawku arson suspects remanded
Saturday, January 31 2009
Four men suspected to have set a house ablaze in Bawku killing a four-month old pregnant woman, Fatima Majeed, have been remanded in prison custody by a Bolgatanga Circuit court, provisionally charged with arson.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Police officers advised on use of firearms
Saturday, January 31 2009
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Frank Adu-Poku, Director–General in charge of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), on Friday advised police officers to guard against indiscriminate and unjustifiable use of firearms.
ACCRA:
President to make development of deprived areas top priority
Saturday, January 31 2009
President John Atta Mills Friday joined Muslims in a national thanksgiving prayer to Allah for Ghana’s peaceful election and transition of power and renewed his promise to make the development of deprived areas a top priority.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Six policemen in New Juaben Municipality honoured
Saturday, January 31 2009
The Police Administration on Friday honoured six policemen in New Juaben Municipality for their high sense of professionalism that led to the seizure of 1,399 parcels of cocaine at Nsawam on May 30, last year.