Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has sent signals that it was determined to reduce waste to achieve greater efficiency in resource management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The Bongo water situation is set to be improved following renewed commitments from several development partners to boost potable water this year.
The Jomoro District Assembly has approved its District Medium-Term Development Plant (DMTDP) for the next four years, that is, 2014-17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Keta Municipal Assembly continues to make progress in the fight against poor environmental cleanliness with the construction of more sanitary facilities.
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.
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.
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.
The Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly has started tarring and upgrading the 1.8km Kokobra Okyerekrom road in the municipality.
The Beposo Senior High School in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region has recorded yet another improvement in infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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?
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.
Black Stars Coach Avram Grant has dropped defenders Samuel Inkoom, midfielders Ibrahim Moro and Kwabena Adusei, who were part of the provisional squad.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is set to announced 5% reduction in transport fares following the reduction of fuel prices by 10%.
The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has made significant improvement in its membership drive under the National Health Insurance scheme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the quest to completely eradicate open defecation increases, more investments continue to be made in improving sanitary facilities to aid this course.
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council has disclosed a decision by the National Petroleum Authority to reduce prices of petroleum products further.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has been asked to heed calls to clean the voters roll, ahead of the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.
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.
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.
Pragmatic plans are far afoot by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to turn the city into a modern city comparable to any in the World.
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.
Another effort aimed at improving potable water supply to some selected communities in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region has been completed.
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.
District Chief Executive of Suaman in the Western Region, Joseph Betino has called for serious measures to improve the revenue performance of the district.
5,162 primary school pupils in the Aowin district in the Western Region are currently benefiting from government’s school feeding programme (GSFP).
Staff of Metro Mass Transport Limited (MMT), a government-run transportation institution, have suspended their indefinite strike across the country.
The Suaman District Assembly has resolved to assist some selected students in the district to achieve their academic goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new fire station has been completed for the Ghana National Fire Service in the Nzema East District in the Western Region.
Soon the Health Assisted training school (Clinical) in the Keta Municipality will have the ability to enroll more qualified students for training.
The Suaman District Assembly is making plans to get rid of heaps of rubbish communities in the district particularly, Dadiesi-Zongo community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The World Vision International WVI, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has unveiled its strategic objectives for the next five years (2015-2019).
The number of reported cases of mental illness has risen in the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti region.
Deprived communities in the Bawku Municipality in the Upper East Region have been provided with boreholes to boost potable water supply in the areas.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Savanna Signatures, a Tamale-based non-governmental organisation, has trained teachers from 10 schools in the Northern Region in comprehensive sexuality.
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.
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.
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.
Disgruntled youth of Pakyi No 2 in the Atwima Kwanwoma District last Saturday went on rampage and vandalised the chief’s palace.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Tuesday presented meat vans to the Tamale Metrpolitan and Ho Municipal assemblies in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has called on church leaders to continue to collaborate with government to ensure quality education.
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.
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.
The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) would soon commission a task force to get rid of all churches operating from schools within the metropolis.
The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly has been nominated the best among all 216 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in Ghana for 2014.
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.
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.
Hypertension, diabetes and sickle cell cases have seen reduction while rheumatism and joint pains recorded some increases in 2014 in the Ketu South Municipality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The late District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nkwanta South, Peter Keyenso, who was shot and killed by unknown gunmen, has been laid to rest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Several residents of Agbakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have been displaced as a result of Saturday’s torrential rainfall.
The Controller and Accountant General department has begun a headcount of all staff of the Ghana Education Service.
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.
Government through the MMDA’s is investing considerable resources to maintain dignify structures that befit contemporary teaching and learning for school children.
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.
More than 200 inmates of the Nsawam Prisons have benefited from an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) programme.
A special taskforce set up by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will move on establishments that do not meet fire safety standards, Tuesday.
Government has completed 100 boreholes in 12 districts of the Ashanti Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Naba Baba Salifu Aleemyaarum, Paramount Chief of the Bongo Traditional Area, has reiterated his appeal to government to rehabilitate the Vea Dam.
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.
Fire has destroyed some medical supplies at the Tamale Teaching Hospital laboratory store.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is pushing through a new legislation before Parliament to make the National Sanitation Day legal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Early childhood education is to be given a boost in the Ho West District with the construction of more kindergarten blocks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Atebubu-Amantin district in the Brong Ahafo region has so far recorded five fires this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.