The Head Pastor for the Trantra Hill Assemblies of God church Reverend Mark Obeng has urged Christians to have absolute faith in God as it is the only medium through which they can experience the blessings of God.
Residents of Abura Asebu Kwamankese District in the Central region have been urged to adapt a decent lifestyle in order to ensure discipline among the youth in the area.
Residents of New Nsuta Zongo in the Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region have called on the Assembly to as a matter of urgency renovate the only public toilet serving the entire community.
Some basic facilities such as access to potable water and place of convenience are necessary to make life comfortable for individuals, vital as these facilities are; the people of Bonso in the Ahwerewa Electoral Area of the Sekyere East District have no toilets to serve the people in the area.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Samuel Sarpong, has expressed the determination of the Assembly to deepen its collaboration with the Kumasi Traditional Council to bring development to the people.
Water shortage problems will be a thing of the past in the Western Region as the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) announces plans to improve the water service delivery in the area.
Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has presented 26 Mobile Phones to the Tema Regional Police Command to improve their service delivery.
President John E. A. Mills has assured Ghanaians that the 3 Billion Loan facility acquired from China recently would be used for massive infrastructural development across the country.
Madam Philippa Banson, Nkoranza South District Director of Education, has commended school heads in the District for their hard work and efforts at managing their various schools.
Government has released twelve pick-ups and five station wagons all valued at GH¢1. 3 million to Regional Coordinators of the Ghana School Feeding Programme and the National Secretariat.
Plans are far advanced for about five towns in the Cape Coast Metropolis to be connected to the national power grid in the country, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, Anthony Egyir Arkins has disclosed.
Nectar home orphanage, one of the orphanage homes in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region needs help from corporate organizations to secure a parcel of land in order to accommodate all the kids in the home.
Commercial production of chilli pepper in the South Tongu District is gaining ground as a result of capital injection by the Afro Asian Rural Development Organisation (AARDO).
The Ministry of Health (MOH) would this year bridge the equity gap between rural hardship and the urban areas in accessing health care.
With effect from this year, the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies would engage professional graduates under an internship programme to understudy the local government system.
Barring any hitches, the 360-million dollar second phase Sunon Asogli Power Plant Project would come on stream this year, Managing Director of Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited , Mr Zhang Haicheng, has said.
A number of roads in the Birim South District in the Eastern Region are to be rehabilitated to improve transportation of goods and services in the district.
Mr Kwabena Ade Coker, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDC) has appeal to the rank and file of the party to eschew factors that pose a threat to unity and cohesion.
The Nkoranza South Municipal Assembly would undertake development projects in education, health, agriculture, water and sanitation, and supply electricity to some communities this year.
The Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District in the Central Region, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has called for concerted efforts to ensure a peaceful election come December 7, this year.
The District Chief Executive for the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District, Peter Light Koomson has observed that very soon local unemployment will be reduced in the area because of the huge patronage of the Local Enterprise and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).
Residents of Ejura Sekyeredumase in the Ashanti Region will soon heave a heavy sigh of relief as the District Assembly has commenced in earnest the construction of the main road linking Sekyeredumase and Anyinasin, both communities within the district.
In the quest to improve sporting activities in the area, the National Lotteries Authority (NLA) has handed over an ultra modern basketball court to authorities of the Adentan Municipality.
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo has observed that Government has upgraded the Kassena-Nankana East District into a Municipality in order to facilitate the development of the area.
Mrs Christina Cobbinah, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa Nsueam assembly, has advised supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party to work hard to ensure victory in the 2012 election.
Residents in the Kwahu West Municipality in the Eastern Region have been urged to play an active role in maintaining the peaceful atmosphere that the municipality is currently enjoying.
Mr Abuga Pele, National Coordinator of National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), has refuted allegations that government is planning to collapse Kassena Nankana West District Assembly and merge it with Kassena Nankana East District.
Newmont Ghana announced on Tuesday that it is studying the underlining factors that led to the discovery of dead fishes at its Ahafo Mine fresh Water Storage Facility (WSF).
Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, president of the Dormaa Traditional Council has said the council would raise GHs300,000 during the Easter period for the establishment of local industries in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle has called on Assembly members and the Traditional authorities in the area to endeavour to sensitize the people on the need to preserve lands for the future generations.
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has commended Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste management giant, for complementing the efforts of the government to rid the country of filth.
In a bid to improve education in the Country, over 600 students within the Kwayarko, Esikado and Abeadze Electoral Area in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District in the Central Region have been added onto the Ghana School Feeding Programme GSFP.
Assembly Members in the Ketu South District in the Volta Region have been advised to do some personal assessment of their contributions to their electorates and the district as a whole to find out if they really deserve the motorbikes that have been distributed to them.
The foot bridge linking Lion Street electoral area and Atobrekrom in the Prestea-Huni Valley district of the Western region has finally been constructed to give commuters some respite the assembly woman for the area has disclosed.
The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly is to construct a modern lorry terminal at Manhyia, about three kilometres from the municipal capital, Ejisu.
Residents of Wiaga Central Electoral area in the Builsa District are appealing to government to as a matter of urgency; come to their aid by providing the area with potable water.
As part of initiatives to improve the level of education in the area, the Ahanta West District in the Western Region will soon establish some bye-laws to ban school children from attending funerals and parties .
The Akyem Oda Township went into state of ecstasy when Mahalie Bamford, an 18-year old student from the Winneba Senior High School in the Central region was crowned winner of Miss Kotoku.
In the quest to promote accessibility to primary health care for residents of Bongo and its surrounding environs, the Bongo District Assembly has constructed six quarters for Community Based and Health Planning Services (CHPS) centres in the area.
The construction of the culvert bridge linking Kwabenya and Pokuase, near the Grace Fuel filling station part of the road which was destroyed recently during the massive torrential rains in parts of the country, is near completion, the foreman in charge of the project Mr. Edward Bekoe has disclosed.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Effutu Municipal Assembly, Nii Ephraim has stressed the need for the Assembly to adopt a comprehensive waste management programme in a bid to promote good sanitation in the area.
The needs and aspirations of Pupuni/Tortibo Communities in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region are enormous but what worries them most is the poor nature of their road networks.
The Gomoa West District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah has called on Ghanaians to have confidence in the government to transform the nation to an appreciable level.
Residents of Edukrom Electoral Area within the Agona West Municipality in the Central Region have appealed to government to speed up its intentions to connect the community onto the national grid.
The Kintampo District Assembly is taking measures ahead of the lean season to curtail confrontations that may arise between farmers in the district and Fulani herdsmen who will take their animals for grazing during the season.
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Alexander Obeng, of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) has urged drivers to refrain from offering money to police personnel when they are arrested for infringing on motor and traffic regulations.
The Yendi Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Issah Zakaria has called for peace in the municipality to facilitate development, adding that nothing meaningful can take place in the area without stability.
The NALAG President and the Chief Executive of the Sekyere Central District in Ashanti Region Ebenezer Akuoko-Frimpong has called on all MMDCE’s to make gender issues a priority as it plays a key role in societal development.
As part of government’s effort to enhance school enrolment at the basic level the Mampong District Assembly has distributed over 7000 free school uniforms to pupils in the district.
Kuoru Alhaji Iddrisu Bamie Yesseh III, Paramount Chief of Lambussie, has asked government to come to the aid of his people and rehabilitate the dams in the area to promote agriculture.
The Chief Executive for the Dangme East District Assembly, Rex Daniel Wusah has presented 59 brand new motorbikes to the assembly members of the area.
In effort to fulfill the "Better Ghana" agenda, three communities within the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly will soon be connected onto the national grid to enhance economic activities in the area.
The Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL), has inaugurated a new community centre at Mpatase area in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Bawku Municipal Assembly in the Upper East Region, Musah Abdulai has affirmed government’s commitment to enhance the welfare of Ghanaians.
The Krachi East District Assembly has among other things the construction of a District Hospital as one of the major targets for this year.
A number of clinics in the Kwahu West Municipality in the Eastern Region would see some improvement this year to prepare them more adequately to handle more cases.
The old lorry station at Nkawkaw which has been renovated and converted into a taxi rank has officially been handed over to the drivers for use.
In a bid to ensure development in every part of the country especially in most deprived areas,the government is to connect 13 communities within the Awutu Senya District to the national grid.
At least 400 household members have been registered free of charge under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam district in the Central Region.
A team of experts from the Geological Survey Department (GSD) has commenced investigations at the shores of the Elmina beach to ascertain the viability of the gold discovered in the area.
The Mfantseman Girls Senior High School in the Central Region has received its fair share of the Better Ghana Agenda.
As part of efforts to enhance quality education in the country, Model Junior High School in the Jukwa East Electoral Area in the Twifo- Heman- Lower- Denkyira District of the Central Region has taken delivery of about 200 school uniforms to be shared among school pupils.
The Presiding Member of the Yilo Krobo District, Rita Akosua Awatey has appealed to her colleague assembly members to exercise restraint as the company contracted to assemble their motorbikes complete work on them.
District Chief Executive for the Akatsi District, Peter Kwasi Nortsu-Kotoe has called on infrastructure developers in the district to seek approval by obtaining the relevant permits before going on with their projects.
In order to rid the Nadowli District and the surrounding environs of filth, the Vodafone Ghana is partnering Honesty Youth Organisation (HYO) to undertake a sanitation project in Kaleo.
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), in its bid to assist government in infrastructural developments in the country has put up a 6 unit classroom block at Bontrase in the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region.
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly, Vivian Anafo has said that her area is not lagging behind in development.
Residents of Ebiram Electoral Area in the Mfansteman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region have appealed to government to provide the community with a new health center to boost health conditions in the area.
The Minister of International Cooperation for the Kingdom of Netherlands, Ben Knapen has today toured problem areas in the Ga South Municipality.
Though the first term of the Mills led administration is almost ended the Techiman District Assembly continues to strive for excellence in the provision of social and educational infrastructure.
The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Fund, in collaboration with the British Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in the third quarter of 2011 disbursed an amount of GH¢ 42,990 to 52 beneficiaries in the Cape Coast Metropolis.
Members of the Agona East District Assembly in the Eastern Region have taken delivery of 30 motorbikes to facilitate work in their respective electoral areas.
The District Chief Executive for Birim North, Mavis Ama Frimpong has described as unfounded allegations by the Member of Parliament for Abirem Esther Obeng Dapaah accusing her of instigating the youth against her.
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashietey has commended Prambros Salt Limited, one of the largest salt producers in Ghana, for its immense contribution to the mining sector despite the numerous challenges they face.
In order to encourage more youth in Agriculture, about 1,800 youth in the Agona East District are actively engaged in various sectors of agricultural production to ensure bumper harvest this and subsequent years.
Districts Assemblies have taken cue from results of last Basic Education Certificate Examination BECE and are implementing a number of interventions to improve educational standards in their respective districts.
The Bongo District Assembly is hugely supporting the development of guinea fowl farms, as the Assembly has currently secured more incubators for farmers to aid the hatching of eggs.
Four environs in the Kwala Electoral Area in the Sissala West District are facing severe challenge with potable water for use in their homes.
The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has recommended that the Deputy Head of the Commercial Crimes Unit, DSP (Mrs.) Gifty Mawunyegah Tehoda, and the Head of the Narcotics Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Kofi Adzei-Tuadzra, should be held responsible for their respective roles in the transformation of the cocaine exhibit which turned out to be sodium carbonate during a recent cocaine trial in Accra.
Government, in its effort to ensure proper sanitation is constructing an ultra modern 10 seater Water Closet toilet facility in the Mangoase Electoral Area in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
Hundreds thronged the Ayrton drug area near North Kaneshie in the Greater Accra Region during early hours of today, Wednesday, January 11, 2012, to catch a glimpse of a fatal accident involving a Nissan Urvan bus "Trotro" with registration number GT 7915 Q and a 40-ft cargo truck.
The seemingly aggressive road infrastructure development across the country within the last 3 years of the Mills led administration has seen the Accra Metropolis alone benefiting from 41 road improvement projects.
In line with the President’s vision to enhance access and quality of education across the country the Adansi North District Assembly has taken delivery of 1,600 school uniforms for onward distribution to pupils in the district.
The Offinso South Municipal Assembly will soon organize a policy fair to exhibit and explain new policies and programs the assembly is initiating to resolve the challenges confronting the district to residents and people of the area.
The Keta Municipal Security Council is to adopt measures to strengthen security in the municipality to build on the relative peace the municipality has enjoyed over the past years.
First batch of forty people registered under the Local Enterprise and Skills Development Programme, LESDEP in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region have completed training and awaiting graduation.
Some irate youth group, identified as Old Students of the Funsi Junior High School (OSAF) in the Wa East District have announced their displeasure over the neglect of the Funsi Town Roads.
In a bid to halt the shift system in the area, the Ga West Municipal Assembly has handed over almost 5000 furniture to the Education Directorate of the Municipality to be distributed to about 27 deprived basic schools.
The Government of Ghana is to receive a sum of 20 Million Euros from the Kingdom of Netherlands to reduce Water and Sanitation problems in the country.
The Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services, Dr Akwasi Twumasi, has appealed to the Swiss Red Cross to assist them attract ophthalmologists to the region and also help provide infrastructure for the health sector in the region.
The Deputy Co-ordinating Director of the Bole District Assembly in the Northern Region, Chimsi Musah has lauded the efforts of the District Chief Executive for the area, Alhaji Seidu Samson Abudu for his immense support to People Living with HIV/AIDS.
The issue with landownership especially within the cities in Ghana continues to be a major challenge to development.
The Atebubu District Assembly is currently organizing a capacity building workshop for community volunteers from the various communities in the area to enable them under take minor maintenance works on the numerous boreholes being constructed in their respective communities.
The Assembly Member for Kumbo Electoral area in the West Gonja District is calling on the government to improve the quality of education in the electoral area by replacing schools under trees with better structures.
Forty-one graduate apprentices under the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region have received start up kits in their various fields of skills acquisition.
The Assembly Member for Zongo Electoral area in the Kpandai District is appealing to the District Assembly to connect his electoral area to the national grid.
Residents of Adwiritia in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region will soon experience a new breeze in their educational setting as the District Assembly finalizes preparations to construct a new Senior High School in the community.
In pursuit of the “Better Ghana” agenda, education is largely receiving attention in the Wa West District to consolidate the foundation of development in the area.
The Yellow house-Seven Days road in the Tantra Hill Electoral Area is in a terrible state creating immense discomfort for residents and commuters that ply the road.
Work has commenced on feeder roads in some selected communities in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region to open the communities for economic activities.
As a measure to improve the quality of education in the Tamale Metropolis and the country as a whole, a six unit classroom block has been constructed at Vittin Electoral Area to ensure suitable environment for learning.
President John Atta Mills on Thursday received the report of the Planning and Implementation Committee of the two proposed public universities in the Brong Ahafo and Volta regions, and said the recommendations would be implemented without any delay.
Communities in the Builsa District will soon be relieved of the problem of accessing potable water, when the Japanese Embassy finally approves of the funding of the Chuchuliga Water Project in the area.
Five men were arrested by the police in an operation at a site purported to be a business city centre near the Atomic Junction in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra region.
About sixty persons in the Shama District in the Western Region have graduated after a three month intensive training programme through some modules of the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).
Under the programme to phase out school under trees, students in Dompoase/Kokwaado in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) District in the Central Region are to benefit from a new six-unit classroom block to boost education in the area.
The Bole District Assembly has installed streetlights in most of its electoral areas.
Plans are far advanced for the construction of a new 6-unit classroom block to boost education in the Srafa Electoral Area in the Mfantseman Municipality in the Central Region.
In an effort to ensure quality education in the country, government is
constructing a 3-unit classroom block in the Ampia-Ajumako Electoral Area in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District of the Central Region.
The government of Ghana in collaboration with the Spanish Government is constructing the University Junction – Kwaprow and Kwaprow - Ankaful roads in the Cape Coast Municipality of the Central Region.
As a measure to solve water challenges in the West Gonja District, the Pentecost Missionary has supported Busunu Electoral Area with boreholes to help residents access potable water.
The Nadowli District Assembly is still keeping pace with development issues, as three roads in the area have been earmarked to open the bid for execution this year.
Akropong Electoral Area in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region is to be connected to the national grid.
Bole District Assembly has provided new clinic wards to the existing ones at the various health centres in the district to reduce the pressure on health facilities in the area.
Thirty co-operative groups have been formed in West Gonja in the Northern Region to enhance the quality of farmers and farming systems in the District
An amount of over GH¢25 million Cedis has been disbursed for the payment of caterers engaged in the School Feeding Programme (GSFP) at all beneficiary districts that have duly submitted their returns to the National School Feeding Programme secretariat.
The South Tongu District Assembly has approved to make funds available for the construction of public latrine complex at the Sogakope Market.
A vocational school is in the offing in the Birim North District to provide the opportunity for artisans to be trained.
A craft training centre christened “Young City”, has been established at Wenchi in the Brong-Ahafo Region to assist persons with disabilities to learn vocations.
As part of efforts to improve sanitary conditions in the Accra Metropolis, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Mayor, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuiye has vowed to close down lavender hill, a place where untreated liquid waste is dumped directly into the Korle Gonno Beach.
For the first in the history of Bahankra, a community in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region a school has been established and is currently providing education to over 300 pupils in the community.
The District Chief Executive for Sekyere East Solomon Adjei Mensah has indicated his administration’s commitment to complete all ongoing developmental projects in the area by the end of the year.
At least 8 Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre are to be constructed through a Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) support in the Lawra District in the Upper West Region.
The District Chief Executive for the Nadowli District Assembly in the Upper West Region, Abu Kasangabata, has stressed the need to commit more resources in developing the agric sector of the district.
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo has reiterated that teachers are crucial agents of change in society, hence they should be held in high esteem.
The Kadjebi District Chief Executive Hon. Seth Alifui, on Monday toured basic schools in the district and distributed about 900 uniforms to class one pupils.
Government’s policy to ensure quality education in every part of the country is seeing the light of day, as Bukuruso Electoral Area in the Twifo-Hemang- Lower Denkyira District of the Central Region has benefited from a 6-unit classroom block.
The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday received 500 treated mosquito bed nets to be distributed to pregnant women and children under 5 years.
The Assembly man for the Kofi Kwei Electoral Area in the Ga South Municipality, Jackson Addo wants the newly constructed Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) to be put to use as a matter of urgency.
About a hundred (100) youth in the Bibiani- Anhwiaso-Bekwai District of the Western Region have graduated from the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) after pursuing various modules of the programme in the area.
Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, the Mayor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, has cautioned all Metropolitan, Municipal and District public health inspectors to stop taking bribes from landlords who flout bye-laws of the MMDAs.
As a measure to improve upon the quality of education in the Gushegu District and the country as a whole, a total of 23 classroom blocks have been built in various schools in the District to solve the challenge of schools under trees.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle has stressed the need for the local folks to take advantage of government’s numerous social and economic interventions like the Local Entreprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) to better their lots.
A Development and Training officer of the ARB Apex Bank Ltd, Mr. Yen Sapark has expressed happiness on the ongoing development projects in the Talensi-Nabdam District.
The Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa District in the Central Region in its bid to improve on the quality of teaching and learning will this Friday 20th January 2012 award contract for the construction of new classroom blocks to boost education in the area
The District Chief Executive for the Lawra District Assembly, Sampson Abu has said that the social interventions in the educational sector has provided relief to parents and pupils, and to a large extent helped to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the area.
School authorities of the Kpobikope M/A basic School, a deprived school in the Amasaman area of the Ga West Municipality, have received keys to a new six-unit classroom block, bringing relief to the people.
The Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku-Krowor Constituency, Nii Nortey Duah realizing the need for improved standard of education in the country, has cut sod for the construction of a modern ICT and a library complex for the LEKMA Cluster of schools.
The Tain District Assembly continues to make strides at improving the quality of health care in the area as the latest move in this direction is the commissioning of an ultra modern health assistant training college at Seikwa a community in the district.
The Jaman South District Assembly has openly demonstrated its commitment to ensure that all communities in the area are connected with electricity as it takes delivery of eight new transformers for power supply in some eight communities in the district.
In order to fully implement the President’s directive to all assemblies in the country to improve access to quality education for all Ghanaians irrespective of your location or political orientation the Bosome Freho District Assembly continues to build new school structures to replace those under trees.
Asamoah Gyan, one of Ghana’s ace players has donated medical equipment worth $20,000 to the Ridge, Mamprobi and Korle-Bu hospitals in the country.
The National Security Adviser, Brigadier General Nunu Mensah has supported students of the Nsabah Islamic Primary and Junior High School in the Gomoa East District by constructing an ultra modern 6 unit classroom block with an Information Communication Technology center (ICT) attached.
At least nine (9) people are said to have perished in a fatal motor accident which occurred Tuesday afternoon on the Sunyani-Berekum road.
In a bid to improve on its revenue generation in the area, the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has instituted a task force to augment the efforts of revenue collectors in revenue mobilization.
In a move to improve the sanitation conditions in the Abura- Asebu- Kwamankese District, the District Chief Executive of the area Hon. William Ata Mends has disclosed that his outfit has put in place adquate measures to assist Zoom-Lion Ghana clear filth in the District.
The District Chief Executive for the Nadowli District Assembly, Abu Kasangabata has stated that the Assembly would this year focus more on the economic empowerment of people to reduce poverty in the area.
Social activities will soon receive a boost in the Nkwanta South District of the Volta Region as the rehabilitation of the town hall for the chiefs and people of the area nears completion.
Two major roads within the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam (AEE) District of the Central Region are to be tarred to improve transportation in the areas.
The Aowin-Suaman district assembly in collaboration with Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) has graduated 47 trainee artisans in the district.
The Nkoranza South District Assembly has initiated moves to construct a model hospital at Nkoranza to adequately cater for the health concerns of the growing number of people in the area.
Residents of Nkoranza North District of the Brong Ahafo Region will soon witness a major road construction works on the Busia-Bomin-Fiema road as the assembly completes all necessary documentations with contractors for work to begin.
The District Health Service Director for Awutu Senya in the Central Region, Mrs. Patricia Antwi, has disclosed that the killer malaria disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the area.
Six unit classroom blocks have been constructed in Central Gonja District in the Northern Region in each of the flood affected schools in the District.
The Kassena Nankana East District Assembly has affirmed its commitment to sustain the massive projects in the area to reflect the “Better Ghana” agenda.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa in the Central Region Hon. Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has disclosed that plans are far advanced for the construction of two modern markets to boost economic activities in the area.
In line with its commitment to ease the social difficulties of the people, the Ajumako/ Enyan /Essiam District Assembly has drilled a total of 21 boreholes spread across different communities of the district.
The assembly member for Canteen Electoral area in West Gonja has appealed to the Assembly to provide more classrooms for pupils in the area to enhance learning and teaching.
In a bid to improve sanitary conditions in the area, the Member Parliament (MP) for the Sekondi Constituency, Papa Owusu-Ankomah has financed the desilting of a stagnant earth drain in the Kweikuma electoral area in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis.
Some Irate Primary and Junior High School teachers in the Upper East Region are complaining of what they described as disparities in their salary structure.
A new dental clinic with the state of the arts equipment has been inaugurated at the St. Mary-Theresa’s Hospital at Dodi Papase in the Kadjebi District of the Volta Region, to improve the health sector in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Ledzoku-Kruwor Municipality, Daniel Amartey Mensah has commended the Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku, Nii Nortey Dua for fulfilling his campaign promises to the area.
The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) continues to expand in the Central Region as over 300 students in Twipiase Electoral Area in the Twifo- Heman- Lower Denkyira District have been added onto the programme.
Residents of Dambulto Electoral area in the West Gonja District are appealing for a corn mill to facilitate the processing of their harvested cereals into a finished product.
The Member of Parliament for the Bia Constituency in the Western Region, Michael Coffie Boampong has applauded the government for investing heavily in the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in the country.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Madam Hannah Tetteh, has appealed to agencies and organisations under the Ministry to collaborate for the implementation of government policies to prevent duplication and waste of resources.
The Nkwanta North District Assembly has completed a four-unit accommodation facility at the police station aimed at mitigating the accommodation challenges facing the police in the area.
The Kadjebi District in the Volta Region has taken pragmatic measures to maintain sanitary conditions that currently prevail in the area with the completion of two new 10-seater aqua privy toilet facilities at two important locations in the district.
About 380 participants comprising staff from the Controller and Accountant Generals Department (CAGD) as well as finance officers from the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the country have attended a 3-day conference in the Sunyani Municipality to be updated with new trends adopted by the CAGD.
The Ruling National Democratic Congress parliamentary primaries conducted in some parts of the country Saturday produced mixed results
Work is steadily progressing on the construction of a 3 unit classroom block at Tiiwi in the Sissala West District in the Upper West Region.
Cape Coast as perceived by many Ghanaians continues to be the heart of quality education in the country, in a bid to improve on the standard of teaching and learning, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly has distributed 3,300 mono desks to some selected Senior High Schools (SHS) in the area.
John Kwadwo Guapong three times former member of parliament for the Akan constituency of the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region has inched a step closer to representing his constituency in parliament.
The District Assembly in its bid to improve upon the results of last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in East Mamprusi in the Northern Region has put measures in place to ensure this course.
Government’s commitment to end the schools under trees system is on course with the construction of thirteen (13) separate six -unit classroom blocks in various schools in the East Mamprusi District to ensure conducive environment for teaching and learning.
The Tano North District Assembly has constructed 10 additional boreholes to augment the bold step that government has initiated in resolving the acute water problem in the area.
The ruling NDC’s promise to promote quality education in every part of the country is currently gaining grounds as most communities within the Twifo/ Heman/ Lower/ Denkyira District in the Central Region are progressively benefiting from facilities to boost teaching and learning in the area.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly, in its readiness to improve teaching and learning in the metropolis is providing modern infrastructural facilities in some selected Basic and Second Cycle institutions to enhance education in the area.
The District Chief Executive of Zabzugu has presented 60 computers to the Zabzugu District in the Northern Region to enhance advancement in technology in the area.
The Minister for Agric Hon. Kwesi Ahwoi has visited aqua-culture farms along the volta lake.
The incubent Member of Parliament for Asuogyaman Rev. Dr. Joses Asare Akoto was over the weekend re-elected as the Parliamentary candidate to constest the upcoming December elections on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Seven thousand tree seedlings are being planted in each of four communities including Ayerefia Battor, Matamanu, Njare, Monkrate in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region.
Ten-man Ghana recorded a narrow 1-0 win over Botswana in their opening Group D fixture of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in Franceville.
Thirty six new graduate apprentices under the Rural Enterprise project in the Tano South District will soon be giving working tools by the assembly to enable them work gainfully with their newly acquired skills the District Chief Executive has noted.
To lure more health persons to the East Gonja District in the Northern Region, the assembly has constructed a six-unit hostel facility to ease accommodation problems of paramedics.
The Dental Clinic at the Kadjebi District Hospital is sitting idle for lack of doctors to manage the facility.
The reconstruction of the Ho Central Market will begin before the end of 2012, Mr Sylvanus Adzonu, National Coordinator of Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project (GUMP), told the media in Ho on Monday.
A total of 340 communities in 22 districts and municipalities in Brong Ahafo Region started enjoying electricity power as at the end of December, last year.
The Omanhene of the Kwahu Traditional Area, Daasebre Akuamoah Boateng II, has called for governmental assistance in driving away Fulani cattle herders from the area to forestall the destruction of farms and water bodies.
The District Co-ordinator for the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in the Sissala East District Assembly, Rukaya N. Musah says it is crucial for the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to always dispatch equipments for beneficiaries on time to sustain the programme.
In the bid to improve the level of education in the area, the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has erected a new classroom block for the Ashaiman No.1 basic school.
About 30 dressmakers at Daboase in the Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region, having undergone a six month training programme with the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) have received a certificate and sewing machine each.
The President John Evans Atta Mills has reshuffled his government as it gears up for the December general elections which promises to be keenly contested.
The District Chief Executive for Jirapa District Assembly, Bernard K Puozuing has assured that the Assembly would still be committed to pursue the government’s social interventions to reduce poverty in the area.
The Assin North Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has procured and distributed valuable items to some selected communities to assist works on a street lightening project aimed at reducing the rate of crime in the area.
Municipal Fire Officer in the Yilo Krobo Municipality, DO1 Augustine Kumi has advised the public to ensure they have fire extinguishers in their homes, offices and other important places in order to combat fire outbreaks.
Four island villages including Kabiti, Vume,Teacherkope and Police barrier in the Nkwanta South District have been blessed with solar lights.
Agona East District Chief Executive Martin Luther Obeng has disclosed that his outfit is on course to ensuring quality education in the area.
Communities located in the Kassena- Nankana East District would soon be supplied with electricity generated from solar energy to supplement the Volta River Authority’s energy production in the area.
An Ambulance and three pick-ups have been presented to some health centres at Chereponi District in the Northern Region to faciliate the delivery of health services.
The Cape Coast Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has in line with measures to decrease unemployment rate has secured jobs for about 1000 youths within the municipality under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).
The Upper East Regional Director of Education, Mr. Paul Apanga, has urged all Municipal and District Assemblies to endeavour to link schools which do not have light in their areas to the national grid to help facilitate the learning of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT).
In line with measures to scale up the standard of education in the Garu-Tempane District, the District Directorate of Education has decided to make available motorbikes to supervisors to facilitate their work in the area.
As part of efforts to boost sanitation in the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam district in the Central Region, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Casiel Ato Forson together with the Assembly is to provide the area with 6-seater KVIPs spread across some communities of the district.
In a bid to reduce the rampant criminal cases in the Yendi, the Municipal Assembly has erected streetlights to brighten up the municipality and also ensure the safety of residents.
The challenge with potable water in Jirapa and its environs is increasingly being addressed as the Assembly is making plans to drill a total of 49 boreholes across some communities in the district.
About 31 graduate apprentices in the Abura- Asebu- Kwamankese District in the Central Region have taken delivery of some valuable start-up items after a period of 6 months training under the Rural Enterprise Project (REP).
The Nkwanta South District Assembly has successfully completed an information Communication Technology (ICT) centre to boost the training of the youth in the subject.
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Transport on Tuesday cut the sod for work to commence on the construction of a metal bridge over River Tano on the Mehame-Dadiesoba feeder road in Asutifi District of Brong-Ahafo.
About five physically challenged groups in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region have received financial assistance from through the disability fund to promote their economic activities.
A magistrate court complex under construction at Kpassa the district capital of the Nkwanta North District is nearing completion.
About 40 kilometer stretch of new streetlights completed in the Ho Municipality has been officially handed over to the Municipal assembly.
As part of Government’s effort to improve education in the country, Kanda, an electoral area in the Ayawaso East Sub-metro of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is to benefit from the construction and establishment of a senior high and technical school.
Six deprived schools in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis have received assorted items worth GHs 27,000, which includes 3,000 pieces of exercise book and 1,500 ball pens.
Provision of potable water to deprived communities in the Nkwanta North District in the Volta Region continue to feature prominently as more communities continue to enjoy the facility.
Waku, Kanakabosu ,Wenchiki and Naweku in Chereponi District have benefited from the construction of six unit classroom blocks each to ensure the continuity of quality education in the area.
In line with measures to boost education in the country, Manpong Catholic School in the Twifo- Heman- Lower- Denkyira District Assembly (THLD) of the Central Region will soon benefit from a 6- unit classroom block with office and store to improve teaching and learning in the area.
The Majority Leader in Parliament, Cletus Avoka has announced that President J.E.A Mills will next month February 2012 deliver the State of the Nations address to the house, which may be debated for two weeks.
Installation of pumps is currently ongoing in about eight communities in the Kadjebi District in the Volta region on boreholes that have been drilled for the said communities.
The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) of Ghana Trades Union Congress, has acquired four plots of land to construct a youth development facility for the people of Kpando-Torkor in the Kpando District of the Volta Region.
Tree Aid, in collaboration with the Bongo Traditional Authority and the Bongo District Assembly, has started a project to restore and maintain vegetation around the major rivers in Bongo, Upper East Region.
Information dissemination in the Nkwanta North District in the Volta region would soon receive a boost when the newly established FM station starts operation.
The Asikuma- Odoben- Brakwa District Assembly in a bid to reduce the increasing rate of unemployment especially among the youth, the assembly has registered about 1,061 youth under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).
At least four schools in the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District will soon benefit from the construction of 6 unit classroom blocks each to boost teaching and learning in the area.
The Central Regional Police Command has arrested 30 suspected armed robbers and intercepted a vehicle loaded with ammunition at Kasoa in the Central region.
Saturday’s round of parliamentary primaries for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in constituencies where the ruling party has sitting Members of Parliament in the Greater Accra Region has produced some rather interesting and shocking results.
Persons Living with the Acquired Human Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) must work to earn their living because they have the right to do so, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ghana, has stated.
A new slaughter house to ensure the public is served with healthy and hygienic meat product is nearing completion at Dambai, the districts capital.
Two hundred and thirty prospective beneficiaries the Local Government and Skills Development Programme LESDEP in the Nkwanta South District are due for training very soon.
As part of efforts to boost school enrollment at Kogle Electoral Area, in the Lawra District, the Assembly has extended School Feeding Programme to the Kogle Primary school.
The Birim South District is making strides in efforts to improve educational infrastructure in the district with the construction of more school blocks as a way of lifting the educational standard in the area.
Tilapia farming along the Volta Lake must be regulated to save the industry from collapse.
Bulubisa Meina Yeri (BMY), a social networking group on Facebook in collaboration with Nallem Clothing a fashion house, has donated items to the Horizon orphanage centre in Sandema in the Builsa District of the Upper East Region.
The Jirapa District Assembly is doubling up efforts to complete the construction of a Poly clinic at Haing to meet the health challenges of the people of the area.
About fifty youth in the Komenda- Edna- Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) in the Central Region have been presented with items to enable them establish their own businesses after successfully undergoing a two week intensive programme.
Nana Kwesi Appiah, chief of Nyametease, a community in the Prestea Huni-Valley District of the Western Region and her Queen Nana Yaa Kwartemah I, has donated 30 dual desks to the Nyametease Junior High School in the area.
The Assembly member for Banewa electoral area, a farming community in the West Gonja District has urged the Assembly to support farmers with some basic farming materials to enable the expansion of farm lands.
The Mfansteman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region in its bid to improve teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the area has upgraded the Saltpond Community Information Center into a modern ICT Labouratory.
In order to enhance the socio-economic activities of residence of Ajumako and its surrounding environs, the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District Assembly is rehabilitating two facilities for inhabitants in the area.
The Bawku West District Chief Executive Alhaji Anaba Adam Moro has emphasized that the NDC government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has brought a lot of development to the people in the Bawku West District.
The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality in the Western Region has recorded immemse benefit under the Better Ghana Agenda with the proliferation of massive projects in all sectors of the area.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in collaboration with 13 other pharmaceutical companies on Monday announced a new coordinated to accelerate progress toward eliminating 10 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) by the end of the decade.
The people of Kojo Electoral Area in the Akuapim South Municipality in the Eastern Region have received a boost in efforts at improving sanitation with the commissioning a modern toilet facility.
Opinion leaders, residents and school children of the Kotobabi Abavana Cluster of Schools in the Accra Metropolis yesterday witnessed a sod cutting ceremony for construction to commence on a three (3) storey 18-unit classroom block for the school.
In line with efforts to improve teaching and learning in the Central Region, The Assin South District Assembly has completed construction works on a 7 No. 6 unit classroom blocks within six communities in the area.
In order to promote peace and unity among political parties in the area, the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly Boss, Captain Anthony Cudjoe (Rtd), has inaugurated a 9-member committee to steer the affairs of the Inter party Dialogue Committee in the metropolis.
Plans are far advanced for Dominase Electoral Area and its surrounding environs within the Gomoa East District of the Central Region to be connected onto the national grid to boost economic activities in the area.
The District Chief Executive for the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region Isaac Agbo-Tetteh has handed over a 6 unit classroom block facility to Obele-Manya, a fishing community in the district.
A toilet facility needs to be provided urgently for residents of Daboya East electoral area in West Gonja District to avert the outbreak of diseases due to indiscriminate defecation by the inhabitants.