HEALTH:
KATH vows greater efficiency in resource management
Thursday, January 01 2015

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has sent signals that it was determined to reduce waste to achieve greater efficiency in resource management.

POLITICS:
President Mahama to attend inauguration of Brazilian President
Thursday, January 01 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will on Thursday, January 01, join other world leaders in Brasilia for the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff as President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. 

NEW JUABEN:
Philanthropist donates to Koforidua Prisons
Friday, January 02 2015

A philanthropist, Mr Ernest Asante, and his wife, Mrs Dora Owusu-Asante, have donated 20 bales of second-hand khaki and jeans shorts to the Prisons Officers and inmates of the Koforidua Prisons on New Year Day.

DAFFIAMA:
Chief advises youth to seek higher education
Friday, January 02 2015

Naa Dikomwine Domalae, Paramount Chief of Daffiama in the Upper West Region has advised the youth to seek higher education and permanent jobs before venturing into mainstream of politics.

KMA:
Put nation ahead of partisan interest in 2015
Friday, January 02 2015

The Reverend Collins Agyapong, District Pastor of the Four Garrison Pentecost Church in Kumasi, has urged Ghanaians to let the national interest take precedence over partisan political consideration.

EDUCATION:
Make Gurune language examinable in BECE – BONABOTO
Friday, January 02 2015

The association of Bolgatanga, Nangodi, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO) in the Upper East Region has embarked on a demonstration exercise to demand the approval of the Gurune language as an examinable subject at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

KMA:
Kumasi prepares to host Third National Sanitation Day(NSD)
Friday, January 02 2015

All is set for the Third National Sanitation Day (NSD) clean-up exercise, scheduled to take place in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional Capital and its environs, tomorrow Saturday, January 3.

BONGO:
Assembly/Dev’t partners to boost water for residents
Friday, January 02 2015

The Bongo water situation is set to be improved following renewed commitments from several development partners to boost potable water this year.

JOMORO:
Assembly approves 2014-2017 DMTDP
Saturday, January 03 2015

The Jomoro District Assembly has approved its District Medium-Term Development Plant (DMTDP) for the next four years, that is, 2014-17.  

GOMOA E:
Include Gomoa Central in LEAP - MP
Saturday, January 03 2015

Mrs Rachel Nana Adjoa Appoh Opoku, Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central, has made a passionate appeal to the President, to include her constituency in the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, to help reduce abject poverty in the area.

POLITICS:
Gov’t must release funds to MMDAs- SEND-Ghana
Saturday, January 03 2015

SEND-Ghana has called on government to ensure timely disbursement of funds to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to enable appropriate completion and implementation of projects.

KUMASI:
Asantehene pledges support for National Sanitation Day
Saturday, January 03 2015

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has pledged his support for the  National Sanitation Day (NSD) campaign instituted by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

BUSINESS:
Gov’t to establish 1.5 million Infrastructure fund – Spio-Garbrah
Sunday, January 04 2015

Government will soon establish a 1.5 billion-Ghana Infrastructure Development Fund to facilitate trade and industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Minister of Trade and Industry has revealed.

CRIME:
Aflao Police intercept hemp as suspects flee into sea
Sunday, January 04 2015

The Aflao Police in the early hours of Wednesday December 31, intercepted 230 compressed parcels of leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp at Adafienu beach near Denu.

JOMORO:
MP donates to Half Assini Catholic Church
Sunday, January 04 2015

Wing Commander Francis Kabenla Anaman (Rtd), Member of Parliament for Jomoro, has presented a cheque for 2,000 Ghana cedis for the painting of the Half Assini Catholic Church.

KPONE:
Don’t become agents of troublemakers - Philanthropist
Monday, January 05 2015

Ghanaian Youths have been advised to resist persons who desire to create chaos for their selfish gains instead of advancing the cause of national peace and development.

KMA:
NSD exercise attracts massive support in Kumasi
Monday, January 05 2015

Activities in the Ashanti Regional Capital of Kumasi on Saturday morning came to a halt as many people across the Metropolis braced the National Sanitation Day (NSD) by cleaning their various environments.

SOCIAL:
Ministry to register household for wastebins
Monday, January 05 2015

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has announced that the Ministry would register all households in the country for the distribution of free waste bins.

JOMORO:
Assembly/Ministry embarks on Street Lighting Project
Monday, January 05 2015

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, in collaboration with the Jomoro District Assembly, has embarked upon a special Street Lighting Project in the district to replace all faulty street bulbs.

OFFINSO N:
Heaps of refuse to be cleared soon-DCE
Monday, January 05 2015

A number of heaps of refuse in the Offinso North District in the Ashanti Region have been targeted for clearing this year, the District Chief Executive for the area, Samuel K. Appiah-Kubi has disclosed.  

KETA:
Six more community WCs complete, more in progress
Monday, January 05 2015

The Keta Municipal Assembly continues to make progress in the fight against poor environmental cleanliness with the construction of more sanitary facilities.

SOCIAL:
Annual New Year School centres on E-governance
Tuesday, January 06 2015

The 66th annual New Year School and Conference opened in Accra on Monday, with the focus on exploiting opportunities in e-governance to improve information access to government business and better service delivery to citizens.

BUILSA N:
Two communities to benefit from CHPs compounds
Tuesday, January 06 2015

The Builsa North District Assembly, in the Upper East Region, is making provisions to construct two separate Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound for Yikpieng and Chiok No. 1 communities.

TMA:
MCE Angry at unpatriotic traders
Tuesday, January 06 2015

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) was peeved at traders at TEXPO, near Baatsona, for doing brisk business while many residents were out to help clean the community.

EJISU J:
Assembly begins work on 1.8km road project
Tuesday, January 06 2015

The Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly has started tarring and upgrading the 1.8km Kokobra Okyerekrom road in the municipality.

BOSOMTWE:
New boys’ dormitory commissioned for Beposo SHS
Wednesday, January 07 2015

The Beposo Senior High School in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region has recorded yet another improvement in infrastructure.

POLITICS:
How Prez Mahama will spend his Day Today
Wednesday, January 07 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will spend the afternoon of Wednesday, January 07, on the farm of a young cocoa farmer at Assin Senchem in the Central Region.

AMA:
AMA Hints of sanitation law
Wednesday, January 07 2015

Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Mayor of Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has hinted of the enacting of a national sanitation law to give credence to the National Sanitation day exercise carried out every first Saturday of the month.

DORMAA:
New classroom block for Tronang under construction
Wednesday, January 07 2015

A three unit classroom block under construction for students at Tronang Primary School in the Dormaa Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region is at advanced stage of completion.

AOWIN:
Assembly makes improvement in 2014 revenue collection
Wednesday, January 07 2015

The Aowin District Assembly made significant improvement in its Internally Generated Funds (IGF)  collection by retrieving a record GHs 738, 870.47 representing 72 percent increment as October 2014 as against the estimated GHs 738,870.47 for the same year.

POLITICS:
My “Dumsor Banishment” comment was only a prayer request - Prez. Mahama
Wednesday, January 07 2015

“I won’t say I made a promise, it was an all-night to see the beginning of 2015 and in times like that, people make wishes to God and I’m the President and seeing the way the erratic power supply is disturbing this country, should my prayer to end it be interpreted as a promise?

KETA:
MCE underscores importance of early childhood education
Thursday, January 08 2015

Municipal Chief Executive of the Keta Municipal Assembly, Sylvester Tornyeava has underscored the importance of early childhood education in the quest to improving standard of education in the country.

SPORTS:
Grant names final 23 for AFCON, drops Inkoom, Schlupp
Thursday, January 08 2015

Black Stars Coach Avram Grant has dropped defenders Samuel Inkoom, midfielders Ibrahim Moro and Kwabena Adusei, who were part of the provisional squad.

SECURITY:
Female contingent to guard Flagstaff House
Thursday, January 08 2015

For the first time in the history of the Presidency, an all-female contingent is to provide guard at the Flagstaff House for the next three months.

BOSOMTWE:
Work progresses on community SHS
Thursday, January 08 2015

District Chief Executive of Bosomtwe District, Veronica Antwi Adjei has commended the President John Dramani Mahama his team for selecting Bosomtwe District as one of the beneficiaries of the new senior high schools.

ENERGY:
Ghana needs 220 MW of power annually — Prez
Thursday, January 08 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has said Ghana needs to generate at least 220 megawatts (MW) of power every year to be able to put an end to the erratic power supply, popularly referred to as “dumsor, dumsor”.

BUILSA N:
Two SHS to receive GSEIP support
Thursday, January 08 2015

Two second cycle institutions in the Builsa North District have been selected under the Government Secondary Education Improvement Project (GSEIP) as part of efforts to help improve secondary education in the area.

KETU S:
GNFS cries for help: commander calls for sub- station, logistics
Thursday, January 08 2015

The Ghana National Fire Service in the Ketu South Municipality in the Volta Region urgently needs additional logistics to be able to respond effectively to fire fighting, this is according to the Municipal Fire Commander, Stanley Ntasese.

AFIGYA K:
Develop oversight responsibilities over Health Directorates - DCE
Thursday, January 08 2015

The District Chief executive (DCE) of Afigya Kwabre, Hon.Kwaku Oppong Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has asked the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies develop proper supervision plans over various district health directorates to ensure effectiveness and efficacy in discharging their duties.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly improves in IGF
Thursday, January 08 2015

The Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has advanced impressively in its Internally Generated Funds (IGF), as it managed to exceed its target for last year, 2014.

AMENFI W:
Assembly exceeds revenue target
Thursday, January 08 2015

The Amenfi West District Assembly exceeded its Internally Generated Funds (IGF) collection by mobilizing a mouthwaterin GHs1, 769,518.67  as against the anticipated  GHs 1, 705,790.03.

TRANSPORTATION:
Transport fares to be reduced by 5% effective Friday
Thursday, January 08 2015

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is set to announced 5% reduction in transport fares following the reduction of fuel prices by 10%.

AOWIN:
65.15% registered under NHIS
Thursday, January 08 2015

The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has made significant improvement in its membership drive under the National Health Insurance scheme.

ATEBUBU:
Nyomoase honours health staff
Thursday, January 08 2015

The people of Nyomoase a predominantly farming community in the Atebubu-Amantin district have honored nine staff of its Community Health and Planning Services CHPS compound.

TECHIMAN:
66 women trained in soap making in Techiman
Friday, January 09 2015

A total of 66 women group from Zumunta Association, a Youth Development Association based in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have undergone ten (10) days training in soap making as a means of acquiring entrepreneurial and self-employable skills for their livelihood.

KWAHU W:
Sports Journalist named Nkosuohene of Wawase
Friday, January 09 2015

A 38-year-old Sports Journalist, News Caster and Entrepreneur with Rainbow Radio International (Accra and London) has been named the Nkosuohene (Developmental Chief) of Wawase, near Nkawkaw in the Eastern.

ATEBUBU:
Road safety durbar held
Friday, January 09 2015

The National Road Safety Ambassador Mr. Gabby Adu Gyamfi in collaboration with the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has held a road safety durbar as part of efforts to reduce road accidents in the district.

GA W:
SHS opened at Adjen Kotoku
Friday, January 09 2015

The Ghana Education Service has officially opened a Senior High School (SHS) at Adjen Kototu in the Ga West Municipality,  following a publication by the  Ghana News Agency.

ENERGY:
ECG needs $200m yearly to meet demand for power supply
Friday, January 09 2015

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) requires $200 million annually to compensate for the investment deficit over the past years and keep up with electricity demand the Minister of Energy, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has said.

KNW:
Assembly boasts of more infrastructure dev
Friday, January 09 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Kessena Nankana West (KNW) in the Upper East Region, Mr. George Monterah has said the government was on course with development projects in the district.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana to issue Gh¢400m 7-yr domestic bond April
Saturday, January 10 2015

The Bank of Ghana has served notice a Gh¢ 400 million, seven-year domestic bond will be issued in April.

BOSOMTWE:
20-seater wc commissioned for Aboro
Saturday, January 10 2015

As the quest to completely eradicate open defecation increases, more investments continue to be made in improving sanitary facilities to aid this course.

ECONOMICS:
Fuel prices to go down further – transport council hints
Saturday, January 10 2015

The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council has disclosed a decision by the National Petroleum Authority to reduce prices of petroleum products further.

POLITICS:
EC should heed calls to clean voters roll – Rev Dr. Riverson
Sunday, January 11 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) has been asked to heed calls to clean the voters roll, ahead of the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.

SISSALA E:
Wa police interrogate 5 over ritual murder
Sunday, January 11 2015

Police in Sissala East in the Upper West Region are interrogating five people in connection with the suspected ritual murder of a 10-year-old boy.

TRANSPORTATION:
MMT workers begin nationwide strike, demands dep. Board Chair’s dismissal
Monday, January 12 2015

Workers of Metro Mass Transit Ltd have begun an indefinite nationwide strike Monday to demand dismissal of the Deputy Managing Director and the Board Chair of the company.

KMA:
Kumasi is where Ghana happens - Mayor
Monday, January 12 2015

Pragmatic plans are far afoot by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to turn the city into a modern city comparable to any in the World.

SECURITY:
Two cops nabbed transporting hemp
Monday, January 12 2015

Two policemen and a Nigerian have been nabbed by the Volta Regional Police Command for allegedly attempting to transport a large quantity of Indian hemp in a police van to Togo.

SEKYERE E:
Small Town Water System completed for Naama
Monday, January 12 2015

Another effort aimed at improving potable water supply to some selected communities in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region has been completed.

MPOHOR:
Anglican Nursery gets GHs 50,990.12 worth school block
Monday, January 12 2015

The Mpohor District Assembly has completed ultra-modern classroom block with ancillary facilities for the Mpohor Anglican Nursery School at a total cost GHs 50,990.12.

SUAMAN:
Assembly institutes measures to improve revenue
Monday, January 12 2015

District Chief Executive of Suaman in the Western Region, Joseph Betino has called for serious measures to improve the revenue performance of the district. 

AOWIN:
5,162 pupils benefiting from GSFP
Monday, January 12 2015

5,162 primary school pupils in the Aowin district in the Western Region are currently benefiting from government’s school feeding programme (GSFP).

TRANSPORTATION:
MMT workers call off strike
Monday, January 12 2015

Staff of Metro Mass Transport Limited (MMT), a government-run transportation institution, have suspended their indefinite strike across the country.

SUAMAN:
Assembly to assist brilliant but needy students
Monday, January 12 2015

The Suaman District Assembly has resolved to assist some selected students in the district to achieve their academic goals.

KETA:
MCE breaks ground for shopping centre at Anloga
Tuesday, January 13 2015

True to the words of the Municipal Chief Executive that 2015 will see additional infrastructure in various sectors to impact positively on the lives of the people, a live wire has been given to the proposed shopping mall and lecture halls by the assembly.

AMA:
Mayor denies ordering the shooting of lawyer’s car
Tuesday, January 13 2015

Accra Mayor, Alfred Oko Vanderpjuije has denied reports that he ordered his security detail to shoot at a car tailgating his vehicle in a suspicious manner.

ASIKUMA-O-B:
Assembly improves Kontenase-Odoben road
Tuesday, January 13 2015

Residents who ply the Agona Swedru-Asikuma Odoben road will heave some sigh of relief following efforts by the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly’s effort to improve some stretch of the road.

NANDOM:
1014 girls to receive sponsorship packages
Tuesday, January 13 2015

The Nandom District Assembly will this year offer a helping hand to about One Thousand, Fourteen girls (1014) in the area under the DSID- Ministry of Education’s Participatory Approaches to Students Success (PASS) sponsorship package for students.

AMENFI W:
Several roads captured for ‘cocoa road project’
Tuesday, January 13 2015

The culture of losing hundreds of bags of cocoa beans every season in farms within the Amenfi West district due to poor road network is almost reversed.

SISSALA E:
More debates and quizzes for SHSs this year- Alijata
Tuesday, January 13 2015

The Member of Parliament for Sissala East constituency, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie says a considerable amount of her Common Fund allocation for 2014 will be dedicated into educational activities this year.

KETU S:
Construction of Avoeme Junction to Low-cost road underway
Wednesday, January 14 2015

Work has started on the Avoeme Junction to Low-cost road (now Togbi Anubo Road) to make it conducive for motorists and other users who ply the road.

NZEMA E:
Fire Service gets permanent fire station
Wednesday, January 14 2015

A new fire station has been completed for the Ghana National Fire Service in the Nzema East District in the Western Region.

KETA:Work on lecture halls for nursing training school begins
Wednesday, January 14 2015

Soon the Health Assisted training school (Clinical) in the Keta Municipality will have the ability to enroll more qualified students for training.

SUAMAN:
Dadiesi-Zongo refuse dump to be cleared
Wednesday, January 14 2015

The Suaman District Assembly is making plans to get rid of heaps of rubbish communities in the district particularly, Dadiesi-Zongo community. 

POLITICS:
EC codifies election laws
Wednesday, January 14 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC), has summarised laws governing its operations into a booklet known as the “Electoral Laws of Ghana” to provide education to political parties and other stakeholders.

TAMALE:
ResilientAfrica Network conducts Deliberative Poll in Tamale
Wednesday, January 14 2015

The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) has conducted a Deliberative Poll (DP) in the Tamale Metropolis on interventions that responded to the felt needs of the people in relation to rapid urbanisation that it developed.

BUILSA N:
Sub-committee petitions assembly on non-feeding at hospitals
Wednesday, January 14 2015

The Women and Child Survival Sub-Committee of the Builsa North District Assembly has brought to the fore for consideration by the assembly on how best the Sandema District Hospital could address non-feeding issues of patients in the hospital.

LEKMA:
Assembly disburses funds to 72 PWDs
Thursday, January 15 2015

The Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has once again fulfilled its constitutional obligation to people with disability (PWD) in the municipality.

AKATSI N:
Assembly exceeds IGF target again
Thursday, January 15 2015

For the second consecutive year, the Akatsi North District Assembly in the Volta Region exceeded its internally generated revenue target, this time with a wider margin.

THLD:
District to get electricity
Thursday, January 15 2015

Communities in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District (THLD) would be hooked to the national electricity grid by the end of the year 2016, Mr. Francis Korankye-Sakyi, District Chief Executive of the assembly has announced.

AMENFI W:
NGO assists in combating child labour
Thursday, January 15 2015

Global Response Initiative (GLORI), an NGO in the Amenfi West District of the Western Region in conjunction with the assembly has churned out strategic programmes in four (4) communities, purposely to eradicate child labour especially in Cocoa farming communities in the district.

AMENFI W:
DISEC strategizes against illegal mining
Friday, January 16 2015

Security Agencies in the Amenfi West District in collaboration with the Assembly have mapped out strategies to stop illegal mining that poses a threat to security in the communities.

STMA:
NGO launches online platform to improve service delivery
Friday, January 16 2015

Global Communities, a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), has successfully launched an online platform to monitor and track service delivery in the metropolis.

BOSOMTWE:
Abondoned 6-unit block finally completed
Friday, January 16 2015

The Mim-Pipie Community in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region has been given great relief with the completion of a 6-unit classroom block.

SOCIAL:
NCCE launches district elections theme song
Friday, January 16 2015

Dr Roger Oppong Koranteng, Governance Advisor, Common Wealth Secretariat United Kingdom, says the spirit among Ghanaians towards the participation of District Level Election (DLE) is not encouraging.

ATEBUBU:
WVI unveils strategic objectives for 2015-2019
Friday, January 16 2015

The World Vision International WVI, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has unveiled its strategic objectives for the next five years (2015-2019).

KWABRE E:
District records high mental cases
Friday, January 16 2015

The number of reported cases of mental illness has risen in the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti region.

BAWKU M:
Sabon-Gari, Misiga gets potable water supply
Friday, January 16 2015

Deprived communities in the Bawku Municipality in the Upper East Region have been provided with boreholes to boost potable water supply in the areas.

WA:
Assembly inaugurates two school blocks
Saturday, January 17 2015

The Wa Municipal Assembly has inaugurated two classroom blocks at Guli and Chegli in the Wa Municipality as part of efforts to improve on classroom infrastructure.

EDUCATION:
Ministry warns headmasters against charging two-term fees
Saturday, January 17 2015

The Ghana News Agency reproduces in full a press statement issued by the Education Minister, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, warning heads of senior high schools to desist from charging two-term fees:

AOWIN:
Chief farmer donates to Enchi Gov’t Hospital
Saturday, January 17 2015

As part efforts individuals, philanthropists and organizations do in assisting government agencies and institutions by donating apparatus
and other accoutrements to enable them function well; the Western- South Regional Chief Farmer for Shea nut, Coffee and Cocoa, Mr. Johnson Mensah has donated items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to Enchi Government Hospital.

ECONOMICS:
Trade Minister vindicates business community-Awuni
Sunday, January 18 2015

Mr John Awuni, Corporate Affairs Director of the Finatrade Group of Companies, has hinted that Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Minister of Trade and industry has vindicated the business community about their complaints.

AFIGYA K:
DCE calls for stakeholder support
Sunday, January 18 2015

Mr Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, Afigya-Kwabre District Chief Executive (DCE), has called on the people to support the assembly to bring the needed socio-economic development to the area.

HEALTH:
Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana to support Ministry of Health
Sunday, January 18 2015

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) says it would encourage its members to solicit and donate cash to procure essential medicines to support the Ministry of Health.

EFFUTU:
Dr Nduom builds community Centre for Efutu Mampong
Monday, January 19 2015

Dr Papa Kwesi Ndoum, Founder and 2012 flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party, has built a 1,000 seating capacity community Centre for the people of Effutu Mampong in the Cape Coast Metropolis.

EDUCATION:
Local Gov’t Ministry envisions sustainable growth
Monday, January 19 2015

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, says the ministry’s vision is to achieve a sustainable and equitable economic growth through citizens participation in the decision making process.

KUMAWU:
Tension mounts in Kumawu over chieftaincy issues
Monday, January 19 2015

There was pandemonium in Kumawu yesterday when police had to use tear gas to disperse a crowd that had gathered to have a glimpse of one of the two chiefs of the town.

TAMALE:
NGO facilitates training in comprehensive sexuality
Monday, January 19 2015

The Savanna Signatures, a Tamale-based non-governmental organisation, has trained teachers from 10 schools in the Northern Region in comprehensive sexuality.

SEKYERE E:
More communities connected with electricity
Monday, January 19 2015

Government’s effort to improve economic activities in deprived communities through extension of electrification projects to communities without light has benefited some towns and villages in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region.

Jomoro:
Don’t rely on common fund
Monday, January 19 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Jomoro district Sylvester Dadieh has advised DCEs not to solely rely on the district assembly common fund (DACF) for the execution of projects.

WA:
Two school blocks inaugurated
Tuesday, January 20 2015

The Wa Municipal Assembly has inaugurated two classroom blocks at Guli and Chegli in the Wa Municipality as part of efforts to improve on classroom infrastructure.

ATWIMA K:
Irate youth vandalises Pakyi chief’s palace
Tuesday, January 20 2015

Disgruntled youth of Pakyi No 2 in the Atwima Kwanwoma District last Saturday went on rampage and vandalised the chief’s palace.

Asante A South:
Tanokrom appeals for CHPS compound
Monday, January 19 2015

Tanokrom, a deprived community in the Asante-Akim South District, has appealed to the government to provide the predominantly farming population with a Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS).

NKWANTA S:
Killers of Nkwanta South DCE will face justice-Mahama
Tuesday, January 20 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has stated that everything would be done to apprehend the killers of the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Nkwanta South, Mr Peter Kojo Kenyenso, who was shot dead by unknown assailants in the evening of November 3, 2014 just after he had alighted from his car.

AYENSUANO:
DCE appeals to IGP for support
Tuesday, January 20 2015

Mr Mike Ofori-Darko, Ayensuano District Chief Executive, has appealed to the Inspector General of Police to support the district police station with a vehicle and staff accommodation.

NZEMA E:
Kegyina gets new CHPS compound
Tuesday, January 20 2015

The people of Kegyina, a community in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region have been provided with health facility to aid health delivery in the area.

SOCIAL:
Teachers attend Child Protection System Workshop
Tuesday, January 20 2015

School Civic Education Club Patrons, Patronesses, and Circuit Supervisors in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality, have attended a three-day capacity training workshop on strengthening child protection system.

AKATSI N:
Fill vacant District Director of Education positions – DCE
Wednesday, January 21 2015

Mr James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE), has entreated authorities of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to fill the long standing vacant headship positions at the district directorates across the Volta Region.

AGONA W:
New community centre for Yalewa zongo
Wednesday, January 21 2015

A community centre has been built for the people of Yalewa Zongo, a suburb of Agona Swedru in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region. The centre was put up at a cost of GH¢77,000.

KETA:
MP provides health centre in 3 communities
Wednesday, January 21 2015

Ill health has always been a nightmare to every human being; but it even gets worse when there is little hope of where to turn to for solution.

AOWIN:
Chief Farmer lauds government
Wednesday, January 21 2015

The western- south regional chief farmer for shea nut, coffee and cocoa, Nana Johnson Mensah has lauded government for the attention and support given to coffee and cocoa farmers as well as cocoa growing communities.

SOCIAL:
MLGRD presents Vans to Assemblies
Wednesday, January 21 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Tuesday presented meat vans to the Tamale Metrpolitan and Ho Municipal assemblies in Accra.

KEU S:
Torgbui Fiti calls for support for accelerated development
Wednesday, January 21 2015

The Paramount Chief of the Aflao Traditional Area, Torgbui Adzonugaga Amenya Fiti V has appealed to citizens to release lands for development projects in the area.

WA:
Parliamentary Committee inspects projects in UWR
Thursday, January 22 2015

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Water Resources, Works and Housing, has called for enhanced stakeholder collaboration for the successful completion of the Wa Water Supply Expansion Project.

SOCIAL:
Govt committed to implementing pro-poor interventions
Thursday, January 22 2015

Nana Oye Lithur, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, said the government under the National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) is implementing a number of pro-poor interventions through different Sector Ministries.

BAWKU:
Police hunt for gunman
Thursday, January 22 2015

Police in the Upper East Region are on a manhunt for an unidentified person who reportedly opened fire on a group of people near Gingande in Bawku last night.

GOMOA W:
Assembly renovates old district court
Thursday, January 22 2015

In a bid to reduce crime in the area, the Gomoa West District Assembly has renovated the district’s Magistrate court at Apam, the district capital at a cost of GHs 32,301.

AMA:
church and state must work together
Thursday, January 22 2015

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has called on church leaders to continue to collaborate with government to ensure quality education.

AMA:
Security Committee takes fire measures
Friday, January 23 2015

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Metropolitan Chief Executive, has called for concerted efforts to mitigate the effects of fires that continue to cause havoc in the metropolis.

GOMOA W:
Back govt with self-help spirit - DCE
Friday, January 23 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa West, Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has urged people in the community to assist the government to formulate policies and programmes to improve their livelihoods.

STMA:
Assembly to deal with churches operating from schools
Friday, January 23 2015

The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) would soon commission a task force to get rid of all churches operating from schools within the metropolis.

Ejisu-J:
Assembly adjudged best in 2014
Friday, January 23 2015

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly has been nominated  the best among all 216 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in Ghana for 2014.

POLITICS:
D/A election day must not be declared holiday - Alhaji Doku
Friday, January 23 2015

The President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) Alhaji Mohammed Doku has disagreed with calls for the day on which district assembly elections will be held to be declared a holiday.

SOCIAL:
Ministry seeks collaboration for National Sanitation Day
Friday, January 23 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is to collaborate with Ghana Prison Service to increase participation in the National Sanitation Day Campaign set for first Saturday of every month.

KETU S:
Hypertension, diabetes, sickle cell record decreases
Saturday, January 24 2015

Hypertension, diabetes and sickle cell cases have seen reduction while rheumatism and joint pains recorded some increases in 2014 in the Ketu South Municipality.

ASIKUMAN:
Phase I of Asikuma –Amanfopong road at advance stage
Saturday, January 24 2015

Government has fulfilled its promise to the people of Asikuma and surrounding communities as reconstruction works on the feeder road linking Asikuma – Amanfopong is at advanced stage.

POLITICS:
Ministers and coordinating directors sign performance contract
Saturday, January 24 2015

The 10 Regional Ministers and Regional Coordinating Directors on Friday signed a service performance contract as part of measures to achieve development targets at the local level.

BUSINESS:
Small scale rice dealers challenge Trade Ministry
Saturday, January 24 2015

The Small Scale Rice Dealers Association of Ghana (SSRIDA-GH), on Thursday said the assertion by Ministry of Trade and Industry that the total ban of rice importation is detrimental to the state is not nationalistic.

EAST AKIM:
Assembly secures grant for development
Saturday, January 24 2015

The East Akyem Municipality has secured a grant of GH₵1,300,000.00 from the World Bank and Ghana under the Urban Development Grant (UDG) 2, to undertake development projects.  

SOCIAL:
Slain Nkwanta South DCE, Peter Keyenso laid to rest
Saturday, January 24 2015

The late District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nkwanta South, Peter Keyenso, who was shot and killed by unknown gunmen, has been laid to rest.

STMA:
Beposo appeals for completion of CHIP Compound
Sunday, January 25 2015

The chiefs and people of Beposo near Sekondi in the Western Region, have appealed to government, to complete the CHIP Zone Compound Medical Centre it initiated for the area about three years ago.

EJISU J:
Commission demands improved work efficiency
Sunday, January 25 2015

Mr. Edward Prah, Board Chairman of the Forestry Commission (FC), has called for improved work efficiency to save the nation’s forest and wildlife resources.

SOCIAL:
NSS receives e-zwich device for payment of allowances
Sunday, January 25 2015

The National Service Scheme (NSS), has taken delivery of 230 Point of Sale Terminal e-zwich device to facilitate payment of allowances to service persons expected to forestall future irregularities associated with the current system.

SEKYERE E:
Krobea Asante Vocational Institute get dormitory block
Monday, January 26 2015

About three hundred and fifty capacity dormitory block has been completed for the Krobea Asante Vocational Technical Institute at Asokore in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region.

TAMALE:
GES Director worried about misplaced priority projects
Monday, January 26 2015

Mr Paul Apanga, Northern Regional Director of Education has expressed concern about government’s arbitrary citing of some educational projects to communities where their usefulness did not serve the needs of the people.

SOCIAL:
Suspended CHRAJ boss’ probe begins today
Monday, January 26 2015

Suspended Commissioner of CHRAJ, Lauretta Vivian Lamptey, is scheduled to appear before a five-member committee investigating complaints of serious misconduct and breaches of the law while in office.
 


S TONGU:
Pupils displaced after heavy rains damage classrooms
Monday, January 26 2015

Several residents of Agbakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have been displaced as a result of Saturday’s torrential rainfall.

SOCIAL:
CAGD begins headcount of teachers
Monday, January 26 2015

The Controller and Accountant General department has begun a headcount of all staff of the Ghana Education Service.

AMENFI W:
DCE calls for decorum in campaigns
Monday, January 26 2015

Mr. Victor Samuel Meisu, Amenfi West District Chief Executive has cautioned all honorable members not to do anything that will bring disunity among their people during this assembly election.

BOSOME FREHO:
New classroom block commissioned at Nsuaem
Monday, January 26 2015

Government through the MMDA’s is investing considerable resources to maintain dignify structures that befit contemporary teaching and learning for school children. 

BINDURI:
Work on new admin block still ongoing- DCE
Monday, January 26 2015

Works on the ultra-modern administration block for the Binduri District Assembly in the Upper East Region is still on course, Chief Executive for the assembly, Mr. Daniel Adoliba has disclosed.

NSAWAM:
Prisons inmates benefit from ICT training
Tuesday, January 27 2015

More than 200 inmates of the Nsawam Prisons have benefited from an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) programme.

AMA:
Establishments with poor fire safety standards to be close down
Tuesday, January 27 2015

A special taskforce set up by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will move on establishments that do not meet fire safety standards, Tuesday.

SOCIAL:
12 District Assemblies benefit from 100 boreholes
Tuesday, January 27 2015

Government has completed 100 boreholes in 12 districts of the Ashanti Region.

EDUCATION:
Strengthen capacity of teachers in ICT
Tuesday, January 27 2015

The Connect for Change Education Ghana Alliance (C4C-EGA) has said the capacities of basic school teachers should be strengthened towards the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities to enhance teaching and learning.

KETA:
Residents laud public account forum
Wednesday, January 28 2015

Residents in the Keta Municipality have lauded the Municipal Assembly for organizing the town hall meeting to open up to the citizens the works of stakeholders particularly, the assembly, and the two Members of Parliament in the area.

SEKYERE E:
Afigyase Zongo, Asokore SDA get KG blocks
Wednesday, January 28 2015

The Sekyere East District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has given hope to early childhood education with completion of two new structures in two communities in the district.

KETA:
Gov’t on course to fulfilling promises to the VR-Minister
Wednesday, January 28 2015

The Volta Regional Minister, Helen Ntoso has debunked the notion that nothing is going on in the region by way of development, adding that all sectors of the economy in the region are receiving attention.

TAMALE:
Northern Region to host sanitation day
Wednesday, January 28 2015

The Northern Region is to host the forthcoming National Sanitation Exercise, which would take place on February 7, Mr Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, a Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has announced.

SOCIAL:
Gender Minister supervises LEAP payments
Wednesday, January 28 2015

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday supervised payment of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) stipends to beneficiaries in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region.

BONGO:
Chief advoates for rehabilitation of Vea dam
Wednesday, January 28 2015

Naba Baba Salifu Aleemyaarum, Paramount Chief of the Bongo Traditional Area, has reiterated his appeal to government to rehabilitate the Vea Dam.

AMA:
Second AMA millennium city school project takes off
Wednesday, January 28 2015

The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has cut the sod to signify commencement of work for the construction of the second millennium city school project.

TAMALE:
Fire destroys medical supplies at TTH
Wednesday, January 28 2015

Fire has destroyed some medical supplies at the Tamale Teaching Hospital laboratory store.

SOCIAL:
Bill on National Sanitation Day reaches Cabinet
Wednesday, January 28 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is pushing through a new legislation before Parliament to make the National Sanitation Day legal.

GA E:
Construction of speed bumps/culverts ongoing at Abokobi
Wednesday, January 28 2015

Works have been initiated for an enhancement of the 2km Seseme road in the Ga East municipality. A contractor has advanced the construction of 140 feet culverts to improve drainage on the stretch.

EJISU J:
CEDEP Holds SPEFA Forum at Ejisu
Thursday, January 29 2015

The Centre for Development of People (CEDEP), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has held its third Social Public Expenditure and Accountability forum at Ejisu, the capital of the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region.

ASUNAFO S:
Gov’t pledges to rehabilitate Goaso-Acherensua road
Thursday, January 29 2015

As part of efforts to facilitate easy transportation of cocoa, timber and other natural resources to the urban centers, government has pledge to kick-start the rehabilitation of the Goaso-Acherensua road by February ending.

KETA:
MCE calls for support for Anlo Education fund
Friday, January 30 2015

Mr. Sylvester Tornyeava, Municipal Chief Executive of the Keta Municipal Assembly has appealed to citizens of the area both home and away to support the Anlo Education Fund in order to support more students.

ATEBUBU:
Only one female candidate to contest in Atebubu-Amantin
Friday, January 30 2015

Only one female out of a total of 100 candidates will contest the forthcoming district level elections in the Atebubu- Amantin district of the Brong Ahafo region.

HO W:
Assembly to establish more kindergartens
Friday, January 30 2015

Early childhood education is to be given a boost in the Ho West District with the construction of more kindergarten blocks.

WA:
Residents concerned about water pollution
Friday, January 30 2015

Residents in the Wa Municipality have called on the authorities to ensure that illegal small scale mining activities at the banks of the Black Volta were stopped.

TAMALE:
Tamale to host February National Sanitation Day
Friday, January 30 2015

As part of the government avowed quest to get rid of the country out of overwhelming filth being saddled with by the citizenry, with its associate sicknesses such as cholera, Malaria, typhoid, diarrhoea etc. in consequence of that, state uses scarce resources which otherwise could have been used to advance the So-cio economic progress of the nation, and to combat the spread of these sicknesses, in pursuance of that, The National Sanitation Day, has been instituted 1st Saturday in every Month, under the auspices of Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development ( MLGRD), to aggressively championed the campaign such that all and sundry would be a player to this laudable call in order to achieve its intended purpose.

TECHIMAN:
VRA disconnects 102 stores in Techiman Market
Thursday, January 29 2015

A total of 102 stores in the Techiman central market in the Techiman Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region with illegal connections and extensions from one store to another or others have been disconnected.

HO W:
Major reforms to improve ecademic standards
Thursday, January 29 2015

The Ho West District Assembly in the Volta Region is to carryout major reforms in the education sector to improve standard of education in the sector, District Chief Executive, Sammy Ewoade has disclosed.

HO:
GES ceiling on PTA levies justified-Director
Thursday, January 29 2015

Alhaji Mohammed Haroon, Volta Regional Director of Ghana Education Service (GES) on Wednesday said Ghana Education Service was justified in placing a ceiling on Parent Teacher Association (PTA) dues and levies in senior high schools.

SOCIAL:
Builsa, Sissala communities to construct bridge
Thursday, January 29 2015

A number of farming communities in the Builsa South and Sisala East Districts of the Upper East and Upper West regions have made an urgent appeal to the government to speed up work on the construction of a bridge over River Sissili, which links the two regions.

CAPE COAST:
CCMA registered 677 marriages last year
Thursday, January 29 2015

A total of 677 marriages were successfully registered and celebrated at the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) last year as against 693 in the previous year.

OFFINSO N:
Offinso-North to focus on job creation
Thursday, January 29 2015

Mr. Samuel Kojo Appiah-Kubi, Offinso-North District Chief Executive (DCE), has pledged to focus on job creation, to stem the drift of the youth in the area to the cities and urban centres.

ATEBUBU:
District records 5 fires so far this year
Friday, January 30 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin district in the Brong Ahafo region has so far recorded five fires this year.

ECONOMY:
BoG to issue GHs 630million bond in February
Friday, January 30 2015

The Bank of Ghana has scheduled February 19 next month to auction government’s 3- year fixed rate bond to raise GHs 630 million from the capital market to refinance government’s debts maturing in the first half of this year.

TRANSPORTATION:
Work resumes on Accra-Kumasi highway
Friday, January 30 2015

Construction work on the 31.7-kilometre Kwafokrom-Apedwa section of the Accra-Kumasi highway which halted for more than a year has resumed following the payment of all outstanding debts owed the contractor, Messrs China International Water and Electric Corporation.

AFIGYA K:
“Let’s cultivate maintenance culture”-DCE
Friday, January 30 2015

The District Chief Executive of Afigya Kwabre District, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has advised heads and management teams of schools to cultivate maintenance culture in order to prolong lifespan of school infrastructure and logistics.

KPONE K:
Veep cuts sod for $900-million thermal plant
Saturday, January 31 2015

Vice-President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, on Thursday, cut sod for construction work to start on a 350-Megawatt capacity thermal plant at the Kpone-Katamanso District.

HEALTH:
‘Ghana needs new specialised nurses and midwives
Saturday, January 31 2015

Minister of Health, Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, has said Ghana’s urgently needs specialized care from health professionals with unique skills to handle the trend of non communicable diseases.