President John Mahama has prophetically declared 2014 as the year of "many good things to happen" in Ghana and admonished all Ghanaians to "claim it."
The Dormaa Education Endowment Fund (DORMEEF) on Monday awarded scholarships worth GH¢30,000.00 to 70 students from Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong-Ahafo Region to further their education.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly is hopeful of achieving hundred percent (100%) electricity coverage by next.
Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Limited on Tuesday pledged its commitment to ensuring that the recent impasse between the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and Tobinco is resolved in the shortest possible time.
Cured lepers in Ho, are expected to live independently, following the presentation of equipment to the Lepers’ Skills Training Centre by Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport on Wednesday.
The Saboba District Director of education, Philip Debabe is calling on stakeholders to sit up to help transform the sector from its current situation.
The Convention Peoples Party has challenged Ghanaians to demand more accountability from the government as a way of fighting mismanagement and corruption in the country in 2014.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Techiman , Hon. Philip Oppong Amponsah has declared his readiness to modernize the Techiman central market to meet international standard since the market is one of the vibrant markets in the west African sub region.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry, has relaxed the ban of importation of rice through the country’s borders.
The Bank of Ghana has asked banks in the country to pay up to GH¢ 5,000 to third parties who present cheques to them.
The chief of New Atuabo, Nana Kwaku Baah II and his elders have decided to construct a technical training institute and a modern lorry pack for the people of New Atuabo and its surrounding areas.
As most Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies in the country struggles to meet their revenue targets, most of them continue to strategize to get themselves out of the thir financial predicaments by adopting a number of measures.
Mr Ellis Robinson Okoe, Acting Head of Public Relations of the Ghana National Fire Service, said investigations had revealed that market fire outbreaks in 2013 were caused by inferior cables and illegal electrical connections.
At least 65 persons were killed in the series of fire outbreaks that were recorded in 2013, out of the total of 4,171 reported cases. Forty-four (44) persons also sustained severe injuries from the burns.
Nana Oye Lithur did not compromise any of the nine Justices that sat on the election petition case last year, a probe Committee has found.
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will hold press conference on Monday to discuss issues about the application and purchasing of World Cup tickets.
The Transport Ministry is scheduled to embark on a re-registration exercise for motor vehicles belonging to government on Monday.
President John Mahama and his family are back home from their Christmas holiday trip to the United Arab Emirates.
The government of Ghana says it is optimistic that the maritime dispute with the Ivory Coast will be resolved peacefully by the end of June.
The chiefs and people of the Bimoba Traditional area in the Bunkpurugu District have appealed to government to factor the road from Binde to the Togo Boarder for reconstruction.
In most communities in Ghana, one of the challenges resident would want to be resolved as quickly as possible in the education sector would be improved infrastructure.
Over 700 textile workers in the country say they will soon hit the streets of Accra to press home their demand for the reinstatement of the anti-piracy taskforce on textile.
Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE), says Ghana’s envisaged socio-economic growth agenda would continue to lag behind if the nation failed to place ICT, technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes.
Teachers in the Gomoa West District in the Central Region who are occupying bungalows provided by the district assembly have been urged to return the good gesture offered them by the assembly by paying their rents.
Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Eastern Regional Minister, has led the East Akyem Municipal Assembly and the Education Directorate to inaugurate a two-storey office complex for the municipal education unit.
The Agona District Council of Labour has asked government to rescind the decision to freeze the increase of salaries for public sector workers, as announced in the 2014 budget statement.
A man met his untimely death on Monday when he was shot and killed by the police at Adenta in Accra for struggling with the police who were supervising the demolition of unauthorized structures there.
The Chief Executive for the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Jerry Akwei Thompson has bemoaned the menace of winning of terrazzo chips along the beaches within the municipality.
Work on the Amasaman Olympic stadium road in the capital of the Ga West Municipality is currently underway to help improve on the transportation network within the municipality.
Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman, Minister of Education on Monday lauded Ghana’s educational system as one of the best in the world.
The Government of Ghana has sent out an invitation to the Italian business community to take advantage of new initiatives to invest more in Ghana.
The District Chief Executive of the Bunkpurugu District in the Northern Region, Philip Laari has assured residents of government resolve to solve the many developmental challenges confronting them.
The Techiman North District Assembly (TNDA) which was created in 2012 from Techiman Municipal Assembly as part of bringing governance to the door steps of the people, and development to the people has made significance strides and progress in development.
A Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Luisa Hannah Bisiw, has appealed to the youth to show strong inclination towards farming because it was rewarding.
Madam Stella Amoatemaa, Nkoranza Municipal Chief Executive, has advised people in the municipality to be cautious about the manner in which they handle fire, in order not to cause bushfires to destroy property and the environment.
The Abura-Asebu-Kwaanese District Assembly as part of its development efforts is to award contract for new projects in various communities in the district.
The government said over 2,913 ghost names had been detected and removed from the Ghana Education Service’s (GES) pay rolls.
President John Dramani Mahama has announced that reconstruction of the railway system in the country will begin this year.
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Ghana has reduced drastically, according to Reverend John Azumah, a Ghana AIDS Commission HIV Ambassador.
Organised Labour intends heading for the Courts to thwart the sale of Merchant Bank to Fortiz Private Equity Fund.
President John Dramani Mahama’s directive to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to name all streets and number all houses under their jurisdiction still holds, the president has indicated.
The District Chief Executive for Agona East, Hon. Martin Luther Obeng has described allegations of corruption made against him by some assembly members as totally baseless assertions which must be treated with the contempt that it deserves.
Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman, Minister of Education, on Wednesday called on teachers to re-dedicate themselves to the profession to improve on quality education delivery.
President John Mahama has justified his government’s decision to scrap allowances for teacher trainees.
Ghana has been spared the burden of paying US$425 million to international construction firm TJGEM LLC.
The Chief Executive for Abura/ Asebu/ Kwamankese District, William Atta- Mends has commissioned two newly constructed three unit teachers’ quarters and a three unit classroom block for teachers and students of Akonoma Junior High School.
The Offinso Municipal Assembly is embarking on an innovative community development agenda dubbed: "Offinso Municipal Public-Private Partnership Agenda" (OMPPPA), a bottom-up community development initiative meant to transform the municipality into a preferred investment destination where there would be unlimited opportunities for jobs and wealth creation for the people.
The Korle Bu Blood Bank is appealing to members of the public to urgently donate blood to replenish its stock, which is currently at a record low.
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has arrived in the New York to confer with officials of United Nations and the World Bank on his appointment as Special Envoy of the United Nations on Climate Change.
President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to the China Development Bank (CDB) to expedite the process for the release of the $3 billion loan to Ghana to support infrastructure development.
The Metropolitan Chief Executive for Cape Coast, Ms Priscilla Arhin, has assured that the assembly would continue with its development agenda initiated by her predecessor.
President John Mahama will leave for Abidjan today, Friday, to attend a summit meeting of ECOWAS Heads of Government with the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, to discuss Japan-Africa Cooperation.
Most Local Government Authorities in Ghana are battling with several challenges pertaining to local revenue generation.
The Klagon Divisional Council (KDC) is to put up a police station at Klagon to help fight crime within the community.
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has paid GH¢36,327.70 to 15 consumers whose equipment got damaged as a result of power surges and fluctuations in 2013.
Chiefs within the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality have expressed gratitude to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Franklin Anku, for the continuous development of the municipality.
The District Chief Executive for Affigya Kwabre, Mr Oppong Kyekyeku Kaakyire has urged the Youth in the country to be agents of development by contributing in their own small way in developing their communities.
The Agona West Assembly has as at November, 2013 collected an amount of 841,147.00 Ghana Cedis against a total of 863,350.00 Ghana Cedis, budgeted Internal Generation Fund (IGF) for the whole of last year.
Madam Alijata Sulemana, Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala East has assisted a number of schools with assorted items to enhance quality teaching and learning in the district.
The woes of students especially those in second cycle institutions in the Bongo District are far from over as a number of infrastructure projects initiated by GETfund have been abandoned.
The Atiwa District Assembly has resolved to terminate contracts of non performing contractors and re-award the contracts to more serious contractors.
The Central Regional Security Council led by the regional minister, Hon. Samuel Sarpong on Monday visited the bereaved families of last Saturday shooting incident.
The Bomaa Area Rural Bank, recorded a profit after tax of GH¢12,678 as at December 31, 2012, as against a loss of 69,817 in December 31, 2011.
Ga East Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region, is one of the assemblies in the south that performed creditably in infrastructural and social development and improvement of peoples’ living standards.
All the 83 senior high schools (SHSs) in the three regions of northern Ghana have partially re-opened by admitting only final-year students.
The educational sector in the Bongo District is beginning to feel the effect of high pupil teacher ratio in the sector as performance of students especially at the basic level keep dwindling.
A number of development projects initiated by the Atiwa District Assembly through its share of District Development facility (DDF) have recorded significant progress.
Participants at a Constitution Dialogue series have vehemently argued against election of District Chief Executive, terming it as unnecessary and costly.
Mr Daniel Nii Okai, Government Appointee of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, is the new Ashiedu Keteke sub-metro chairman.
Eighty-four thousand Ghana cedis as internally generated fund was just enough for the Ekumfi District Assembly in the central region to pat itself on the back for being on the right path to tackling its development challenges.
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) on Monday opened a week-long training course for 50 participants drawn from institutions in the country.
Trucks which haul goods from the Tema Harbour would soon operate from a designated parking lot.
Government has terminated all service contracts between the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA) and its service providers.
The Wa Municipal Assembly has embarked on a new revenue mobilization drive to gradually wean itself from the over reliance on the District Assembly’s Common Fund
A year-long programme to rekindle interest in formal education at Dodorkope, a village seven kilometers off Agbozume on the Accra-Aflao trunk road is underway.
The Kpone Katamanso District Assembly is constructing a market, toilet facility and school block at the cost of GH¢338,000 at Kpone, in the Greater Accra Region.
Farmers in the Bunkpurugu District in the Northern Region have called on the government, parliament, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Agric, and Ghana Standard Board to help standardize the scales for measuring their goods especially grains.
District Chief Executive for the Ekumfi District in the Central Region has lauded some communities in the district for initiating development projects to solve some pressing challenges confronting them.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has offered a grant of one million US Dollars to the Biofilcom, inventors and producers of biofil toilets to scale up to make the toilets available at cheaper cost.
Farmers at Johnsonkrom and Donkorkrom in the Sunyani Municipality have petitioned the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister to intervene in the proposed surface gold mining in the two communities.
Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, says the Ministry is committed to continue to develop appropriate policies and strategies to reform and improve Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems.
Some members of the Ho Municipal Assembly are calling for an emergency meeting on alleged “illegal” renovation of the residence of the Municipal Chief Executive.
A new clinic estimated at GHs126, 631.87 has been completed for residence at Atiavi in the Keta Municipality in the Volta Region.
The Government of Japan has signed two grant agreements with Renaddo Foundation, a Non-governmental organization and the Dormaa West District Assembly to assist their infrastructural development.
The Lawra Youngsters Association, has congratulated Mr Pascal Dery, for being nominated as the District Chief Executive (DCE) by President John Dramani Mahama.
Mr Hakeeb Dauda was on Wednesday approved as the Wenchi Municipal Chief Executive.
Completion of new classroom blocks for the Horvi and Agorve Basic Schools in the Keta Municipality is expected to significantly address overcrowding in these schools.
The Bongo district is appealing to government to absorb the three community senior high schools established by the people themselves into the main educational stream in order to provide the needed assistance for the growth of the schools.
A 33-member disaster management committee for the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has been inaugurated.
Dr Prosper Akanbong, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, has said management and staff of the Hospital would continue to work hard to justify the government’s investment in refurbishing the facility.
President John Dramani Mahama yesterday announced that government has expanded the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cover other diseases.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Lower West Akim, Madam Gifty Klenam, has said she would table a motion in Parliament for a debate on the high expenditure of National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG).
Cocoa loading boys at the Cocoa Marketing Company warehouse at Beahu, near Apowa, in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region have finally resumed work.
The District Chief Executive of Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District (THLD) Assembly, Mr Francis Korankye Sekyi has inaugurated a nine-member Street Address Team at Twifo Hemang in the Central region.
Mr Francis Kojo Arthur, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, says government should be commended for taking legal and other due processes to create a conducive environment in other to achieve the Better Ghana Agenda.
The North-Dayi District Assembly is to sponsor special holiday classes for Junior High School (JHS) final year students, in an attempt to reduce the high incidence of failure at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) in the district.
National Service Personnel have been advised to eschew all negative activities that have the tendency to compromise the patriotic values of the society.
The commissioning of the Small Town Water project at Bunkpurugu in the Northern region by President John Dramani Mahama has brought to rest the long suffering of 30,0000 residents in Bunkpurugu and surrounding towns and villages.
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has started a sea defence project along the coastline of Aboadze and Abuesi to protect the Thermal Power Plant from heavy tidal waves.
Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Eastern Regional Minister, on behalf of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has presented quantity of relief items to the victims of the Liquidified Petroleum Gas (LPG) fire at Kwahu Fodoa near Nkawkaw on Sunday.
The Chief Executive for Abura-Asebu Kwamankese in the Central Region, Mr. William Ata-Mends, has presented 6 sets of jerseys and GHs 4,000 to some selected youth clubs in the district.
The Agotime-Ziope District Assembly has entered into an agreement with a non-governmental organisation from the United States of America (USA), known as Pencils of Promise to construct six schools for deprived communities.
About 121 canoes operating within the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipality have been registered to enable the Assembly to have a database of the fishing sector in order to initiate better solutions to problems confronting fishermen in the area.
The Birim North District Assembly, one of the districts where illegal mining (galamsey) is most endemic continues its fight against the activity to save the environment and water bodies.
Four landfill sites in the Ga South Municipality, near Accra, have been capped and prepared for recreational and business activities.
Drivers and other users of the Keta and Abor Lorry stations have their mobility improved following addition of new facilities at the stations.
The Government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund is to build girls’ hostel facility for the two Senior High schools in the Bunkpurugu/Yooyo district in the Northern Region.
More community education on reproductive health would be needed to make Family Planning practice acceptable in the Central-Tongu district, an official of the Parent Parenthood Association (PPAG) has said.
The Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry said it’s collaborating with key stakeholders to develop a national social protection policy that will help coordinate Ghana’s social intervention programmes.
Mr Prince Tamakloe Quarshie, Assemblyman for Pig Farm-Kotobaabi Electoral Area, has inaugurated a 15,000-Ghana cedi borehole to ease the perennial water problem facing the community for the past 15 years.
TAQA, an Abu Dhabi based energy company, has agreed with the government of Ghana to build an additional facility to generate 300 megawatts of power at the Takoradi Thermal plant.
More than 500 pigs have been infected with African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.
The United States Department of Defense AIDS Prevention Programme (DHAPP) today presented family planning instruments, laboratory reagents and nutritional support items worth $22,000 to the 37 Military Hospital.
Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, the Minister for Energy and Petroleum gave the assurance that government would embark on an effective renewable policy as it was cheaper and beneficial to all sectors of the economy.
A five-member committee is to investigate renovation works at the residence of Madam Fafa Adinyira, Ho Municipal Chief Executive.
The USAID-Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project (USAID-FinGAP) was on Tuesday launched in Accra.
Hon. Alhaji Kwaku Doku, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Asunafo North in the Brong Ahafo Region has commissioned three classroom blocks to Aboaboso, Bedabour and Antwiadjeikrom communities in the municipality.
In the past, people transported dead bodies from Kintampo to Techiman or Sunyani and sometimes Kumasi for preservation while they planned befitting burial for these loved ones.
Combined efforts by the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly, the government of Ghana through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) and other development partners to reduce infrastructure deficit in the education sector in the Yilo Krobo Municipality is progressing steadily.
The Deputy Minister for Energy Mr John Jinapor, has announced government’s decision to embark on a massive street lighting project across the country.
Mining companies in Ghana have forced the West African country which is the world’s second largest gold producer, into suspending the implementation of the windfall tax introduced in the mining sector in 2012, President John Mahama has revealed.
A 30-acre Indian hemp farm inter-cropped with cassava at Liati-Soba in the Afadjato-South district was set ablaze by Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, Volta Regional Minister on Tuesday.
President John Mahama on Wednesday opened a World Economic Forum session on Responsible Mineral Development Initiative.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly would, on February 11, embark on City wide validation of the 3,584 street names within the Accra sub-metro.
The Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate (TMHD) would this year, strengthen the local Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) to intensify the public health drive in the Tema Metropolis.
A Chief in the Offinso North District of the Ashanti Region has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to go the extra mile to improving performance of schools in the district.
Two classroom blocks have been inaugurated for the people of Botoku and Aveme-Amanfrom in the North Dayi District of the Volta Region.
The North Dayi District Assembly in collaboration with Needy Club Ghana, a non-governmental organization has cut sod for the commencement of construction of a new Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound for Jordanu-Aneta community.
A community water system for Hwaekwae and Adausena communities in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region is about 90 percent complete.
The Steering Committee on Urban Transportation in Accra (SCUTA) from the 13 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies is poised to fully activate the urban transport reforms introduced by government through the Urban Transport Project.
A Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Kwadwo Agyekum, on behalf of the Minister has given the green light for the take-off of the Ghana Netherland Water and Sanitation Programme (GNWP).
The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has assured of its readiness to cooperate with the development partners to successfully execute the Ghana Netherlands Water and Sanitation Project (GNWP) which was kick-started today.
Power supply shortfalls from the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) have prompted the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to embark on emergency power management exercise for the past three weeks.
President Mahama has stressed on the need for more investments in infrastructure for Africa.
There is shortage of pre-mix fuel in the coastal town of Dixcove in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.
A convenient environment for teaching and learning is being created for students and teachers at Jordan, a community in the North Dayi district in the Volta Region.
The Ekumfi District Assembly is making real its resolve to make road networks motorable in the district.
An amount of Gh¢6,000 was last week given out by the national executive of the Musician’s Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) to about 50 elderly musicians from different parts of the country.
Mr. Francis Korankye -Sakyi, District Chief Executive for Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira, has appealed to NGOs and the Donor Support Fund to assist the Assembly to undertake its street naming exercise.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has factored the Comprehensive Street naming project in its Action Plan for 2014, having approved GH¢1 million to continue the contemporary street naming of the Garden City, which aims at providing modern addressing system.
Two new Chief Executives for Wenchi Municipal and Dormaa-West District Assemblies, Alhaji Hakibu Dauda and I. K. Kyeremeh have been sworn into office.
A dispute between the management of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and staff of the Accra-Tema Metropolitan Area Production Unit (ATMA) over the payment of overtime allowances has degenerated into a threat by the staff to shut down five water production plants at the end of the month if the monies due them are not paid.
The Central Regional Minister, Dr. Samuel Sarpong, on Wednesday inaugurated projects in four communities in the Twifo Atti-Morkwa District of the Central Region.
The ILO Country Director for Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprise, SCORE, workplace methodology in training SME’s to function effectively, Kwamina Amoasi-Andoh says the international donors have agreed to extend the programme for another four years beginning from January this year.
Over 260 persons have put themselves up for election to regional executive positions in the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has set up a nine-member committee to investigate the payment of unapproved registration fees by candidates preparing to for the 2014 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Dr Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Upper West Regional Minister has stated that the presence of the World Bank in the region has brought stability in the region’s administration.
The Ghana Road Transport Operators (GRTO) has announced a 10 percent increase in transport fares across the country.
Mr Kinsley Nsiah-Poku Principal Regulatory Officer and Head of Central Regional Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), on Friday warned that it is an offence for people to dispose unwholesome goods without permission from the Authority.
Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has underlined the need for collaborative efforts to protect and preserve the environment for future generations.
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Dr Alfred Okoh Vanderpujie, has denied media reports that his official residence and other properties belonging to the assembly have been auctioned to defray a GH¢33 million debt it owed the City and Country Waste Limited (CCWL), a solid waste management company.
Maxwell Konadu believes Ghana can put themselves up as title candidates for the African Nations Championship if they get DR Congo out the way.
The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged losers in the party’s regional executive elections not to abandon ship.
Alhaji Alhassan Fuseini, Gushegu District Chief Executive (DCE), has assured the people of government’s commitment to address problems of rural communities to raise their standard of living.
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien says he wants to help lift AC Milan back to the top both domestically and in Europe.
The Effutu Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has engaged the services of a reading expert, to, under the certificate of urgency, conduct reading clinics for Junior High School (JHS) one and three students in some selected schools within the Effutu Municipality.
Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister for Energy and Petroleum, says it is critical that the Atuabo Gas Infrastructure project be completed on schedule as it is affecting oil production on the Jubilee fields.
Government has expressed concern about austerity measures, which began last year and include job cuts, necessitated by a reduction in production following the falling price of gold on the world market.
Two magistrates and a circuit court judge were dismissed last year from the judiciary for misconduct.
The Micro-finance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC) disbursed more than 3 million Ghana as loans to traders in Brong-Ahafo Region in 2013, Madam Sedina Attionu Tanakloe, Chief Executive Officer disclosed on Tuesday
The Gomoa West District Assembly has initiated moves to award new development projects on contract for execution this year.
Government has indicated its plans of improving the level of sanitation across the length and breadth of the country to mitigate avoidable diseases that disturb its people as well as to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target on sanitation.
The Metropolitan Chief Executive for Cape Coast, Ms Priscilla Arhin has admonished that Ghanaians should adopt the sense of attitudinal change as means of ensuring development in their respective communities.
Mr Tom Budu, Akyemansu, District Chief Executive (DCE), has appealed to departmental heads, to contribute their maximum quota to the development of the nation.
Ashanti Regional Rural Bank Managers have registered their deepest dissatisfaction with the recent new rates given them by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, KMA, for 2014.
The Mayor of Accra, Mr. Oko Vanderpuije has revealed that residents of Sodom and Gomorrah will be moved 100 meters away from the area to pave way for the dredging of the Korle Lagoon.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly, Mr. Alex Somuah Obeng has his title changed to Doctor(Dr.)
Ga West Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region is poised toward achieving maximum water security municipality-wide within the next five years, Municipal Planning Officer in charge of Water and Sanitation, Mr. Samuel Larweh has hinted to Ghanadistricts.com.
Kintampo Rural Bank Limited in the Brong Ahafo Region says it will double financial resources channeled to the agriculture sector as its core investment avenue in the 2014 fiscal year, in addition to other segments of the local economy such as SMEs, transport and retailing.
The Atebubu-Amantin district directorate of the Ghana Health Service has organized a day’s stakeholders meeting on the Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 which deal with maternal and child health.
Access to quality health delivery is second to none when it comes to ensuring the growth of any society.
The Ashanti Region Veterinary Services Department of the Food and Agriculture Ministry says it has activated its surveillance on the African swine fever disease to block any outbreak.
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has assured fuel consumers that the pockets of fuel shortage are under control as the situation will soon normalize.
Accra Brewery Company Limited (ABCL) on Monday presented a cheque of GH¢ 20,000.00 to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to support its Millennium City Schools Projects.
About 86 persons with disabilities in the Asante Akyem Municipality have been supported with an amount of GH¢17,428.00 to help improve their lives.
Government has hosted more than a 100 elderly persons in the Keta Municipality at Keta, promising to pursue policies to improve the well-being of the elderly.
Scores of residents of Prestea Himan in the Western Region including the chief have demonstrated against the presence of some military personnel in the area.
The Sissala West District in the Upper West Region is in desperate need of over 400 teachers to overturn its consistent poor performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Participants at a “Youth Parliament” held in Wa on Saturday were disgusted with delays in preparing an action plan to support the implementation of the national youth policy.
Lack of classroom teachers has become a major threat to the progress of education in the Atwima-Mponua District.
The fate of at least 150,000 candidates of this year’s West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) who may seek admission to public universities hangs in the balance.
Mr. Philip Oppong Amponsah, the Municipal Chief Executive for Techiman has inspected some projects in the municipality to acquaint himself with the level of progress of work.
There is a new sexually transmitted superbug that experts say may be more deadly than AIDS.
Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur will on Tuesday leave Accra for Abidjan, La Cote d’Ivoire to attend a forum on international investments.
Two more communities in the Amansie central district in the Ashanti Region have been provided with public toilet facilities.
Otumfuo Manwerehene, Nana Baffour Osei Brentuo Hyiaman V has denied rumours peddling round that the Royal Occupant of the Golden Stool Otumfour Osei Tutu II has passed on.
President Mahama has constituted a six-member committee to work out the modalities for the establishment of the Ghana Infrastructure Fund.
The Constitutional Review Implementation Committee (CRIC) is working in collaboration with the Electoral Commission (EC) to hold a referendum on proposals for constitutional amendments this year.
Construction of lockable stores progresses construction of lockable stores at the Aburi market by the Akwapim South District is progressing steadily.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will at the end of this month come out with a new timetable for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The Amansie Central District in the Ashanti region is seriously challenged when it comes to upholding the security of the people.
Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea after drinking from a tap.
The Government has described as “unacceptable”, the misconduct of infamous Ahafo Ano-South District Chief Executive (DCE), Gabriel Barima, for storming out of a public event in a fit of anger after he was heckled.
A total 329 out of 9,338 in-patient hospitalizations recorded at the Cape Coast Teaching hospital last year were Malaria cases making it the major ward admissions at the facility.
The Bank of Ghana has injected $20 million into critical areas of the economy as part of efforts to shore up the cedi.
President John Mahama has nominated the following as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE), in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462.
The Government of Ghana has terminated two contracts signed between the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) and Asongtaba Cottage Industries (ACI).
Government’s hope of having the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant in the Western region supply its first gas by middle of this year, has been hit by a further delay.
Even before dust settles on public outcry over the demolition exercise at Adjei Kojo in the Tema Metropolis by the Tema Development Corporation, another is in the offing.