HO:
Ghana’s first ethanol plant to begin production
Sunday, January 31 2016

Caltech Ventures, a cassava cropping and processing company at Hodzo, in the Ho Municipality, is to begin the production of cassava-derived ethanol by March this year, the first in Ghana.

ASUTIFI N:
Ntotroso Circuit Wins GHARH Adolescent Debate
Sunday, January 31 2016

The Asutifi North District Chapter of the Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Programme (GHARH), has organized a debate competition as a tool to sensitize Junior High Schools (JHS) students in the district on sexual reproductive health and other related adolescent issues.

ENERGY:
Revised electricity tariffs effective Feb 1
Saturday, January 30 2016

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that the revised tariffs for its consumers will take effect February 1, 2016.

SOCIAL:
Gender Ministry presents motorbikes to selected districts
Sunday, January 31 2016

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) presented 10 YAMAHA Motor Bikes to 10 selected districts to facilitate the African Health Markets for Equity (AHME), a social protection programme.

EC staff to strike over poor service conditions Feb. 22
Friday, January 29 2016

Staff of the Electoral Commission (EC) have decided to go on a nationwide strike on February 22, 2016 if immediate steps are not taken to improve their poor service conditions.

HEALTH:
Ministry of Health receives maternal health equipment
Friday, January 29 2016

Mr Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health, on Wednesday received various health equipment to help reduce maternal deaths in the country.

BUNKPRUGU:
3 confirmed dead in chieftaincy crisis
Friday, January 29 2016

Three people are said have died from the renewed clashes in Bunkprugu Yunyoo district in the Northern Region.

Mahama in Addis Ababa for AU Summit
Friday, January 29 2016

President John Mahama has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

Samia battles 3 others today in flagbearership race
Saturday, January 30 2016

Over two thousand four hundred (2,400) delegates of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) are expected to converge on the Trade Fair Center in Accra for a National Delegates Congress to elect a new Presidential Candidate for the upcoming General elections in November this year.

ASUNAFO N:
Form solid partnership with media – Doku to MMDCEs
Saturday, January 30 2016

The Municipal Chief Executive for Asunafo North and President of National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has called on colleague Metroplitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE’s) to form solid partnership with the media to help divulge the numerous government achievements.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t introduces ‘From Street to School’ project
Friday, January 29 2016

As part of efforts to end streetism among children, government, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) has introduced the ‘From Street to School’ project to re-unite the children with their families.

Bosome Freho
Health Directorate holds performance review meeting
Friday, January 29 2016

The Bosome Freho District Directorate of the Ghana health service has held its annual performance review meeting to access is performances in 2015.

Corruption ranking: Ghana has more work to do – Mahama
Thursday, January 28 2016

President John Mahama has said Ghana has more work to do to eradicate corruption despite the improvement in the latest corruption index rankings by Transparency International.

WENCHI:
870 households benefits from leap
Friday, January 29 2016

The Municipal Chief Executive for Wenchi Alhaji Hakibu Dauda has asked beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) to use the monies they receive from government very judiciously.

HO W:
Assembly moves to improve teachers’ accommodation
Thursday, January 28 2016

The Ho West District Assembly has completed four separate Semi-detached Teachers Quarters at Tsibou and Daffor Awudome communities.

BUNKPURUGU:
Two dead in renewed clashes
Thursday, January 28 2016

Two persons have been confirmed dead by the Northern regional Police in the renewed clashes that hit the Bunkpurugu area in the Northern region.

GA C:
Odogonnor primary receives infrastructure boost
Thursday, January 28 2016

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has spent part of proceeds from its share of the District Development fund (DDF) to complete a two storey six unit classroom block for pupils of Odogonnor Primary and Junior High School.

N JUABEN:
Make communal labour a habit
Thursday, January 28 2016

The Municipal Chief Executive of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Mr. Kwabena Kusi has called on the Railways Station Electoral Area to undertake projects and activities that will enhance their health lives.

ATEBUBU:
Unit committees inaugurated
Thursday, January 28 2016

A total of thirty-one unit committees from various electoral areas in the Atebubu-Amantin district have been inaugurated at short ceremonies in Atebubu and Amantin.

BEREKUM:
Assembly completes new classroom
Wednesday, January 27 2016

The Berekum Municipal Assembly has completed a new classroom facility to improve teaching and learning at Adom, a community in the area.

ATEBUBU:
Health Directorate reviews performance
Wednesday, January 27 2016

The Atebubu-Amantin district health directorate has held an annual performance review meeting in Atebubu.

N JUABEN:
Stay neutral, show professionalism
Wednesday, January 27 2016

Drivers and Drivers Unions in the various part of the country have been advised to stay neutral and exhibit a high sense of professionalism in all their endeavours in this election year.

EFFUTU:
Eschew partisan politics for effective dev’t-MCE
Wednesday, January 27 2016

Mr. Francis Kofi Ayeequaye, Chief Executive of Effutu Municipal Assembly has charged all Assembly and Unit Committee members to eschew partisan politics to ensure effective and efficient Development in the area.

V/R records 1 CSM, 7 Pneumococcal Meningitis cases
Wednesday, January 27 2016

The Volta Region of Ghana has confirmed its first case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, a disease which is mostly prominent in the northern parts of the country.

ASOKORE M:
MCE hints of ultra modern hospital soon
Wednesday, January 27 2016

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan has disclosed that plans are far advanced to set up an ultra modern hospital in the municipality to handle special cases and also assist the already existing health facilities in the municipality.

Gov’t, labour to reach a deal over ‘killer taxes’, utility hikes
Wednesday, January 27 2016

There appears to be progress in negotiations between representatives of labour and government as the two are inching closer to a deal after a second round of crunch talks over the newly introduced taxes and the recent increase in utility tariffs.

BUILSA N:
Assembly to improve teachers’ accommodation
Tuesday, January 26 2016

The Builsa North District Assembly has initiated plans to complete a two bedroom semi-detach teacher’s bungalow for teachers at the Sandema Senior High School (SHS).

YILO K:
Assembly elects new PM
Tuesday, January 26 2016

The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly has elected Mr. Wisdom Kwabena Appiasah as the new Presiding Member for the next year term.

ASUTIFI S:
Assembly builds more staff accommodation
Tuesday, January 26 2016

Though a young district, the Asutifi South District Assembly is investing in all sectors to address developmental challenges in the district.

TAIN:
Pneumochocal Meningitis resurfaces
Tuesday, January 26 2016

Two weeks after the outbreak of pneumococcal meningitis in the Tain District was technically declared over, the disease has resurfaced at Brohani where the first outbreak was recorded late December 2015, the District Director of Health Services Dr.Micheal Agyei Rockson has confirmed.

ASUNAFO S:
Sankore sub-district elevated
Tuesday, January 26 2016

The Sankore Sub-District of the Brong Ahafo Presbytery has been elevated to a full District status after years of existence at a special ceremony officiated by the Brong Ahafo Presbytery Chairperson Rev. Kwadwo Owusu Sarpong.

HEALTH:
’Go to hospital if there is headaches, fever, neck pains’ - GHS tells suspected meningitis patients
Tuesday, January 26 2016

Persons with headaches, fever and neck pains must quickly report to any medical facility, the Ghana Health Service has said.

Sachet water prices to go up
Monday, January 25 2016

Sachet-water producers in Ghana are set to increase the prices of their products on the market this week due to the recent utility and fuel price hikes.

YENDI:
Security heightens in Yendi
Monday, January 25 2016

Security operatives in the Yendi Municipality on Monday intensified their patrols in the Yendi Municipality in the Northern Region.

Ghana’s Parliament reconvenes today
Tuesday, January 26 2016

Parliament of Ghana returns from recess today, January 26, 2016 to consider 26 bills which will be tabled for presentation.

EKUMFI:
“Mbobroto” community receives major educational boost
Monday, January 25 2016

“Mbobroto”, a farming community in the Ekumfi District of the Central Region has received a massive educational infrastructural boost as the assembly has constructed a six- unit classroom block to enhance teaching and learning in the area.

BOSOMTWE:
New Police admin block for Kuntanase
Monday, January 25 2016

The District Chief Executive for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region, Mrs. Veronica Antwi Adjei has revealed the completion of a two- storey Police Headquarters at Kuntanase, the district capital.

AKATSI N:
Ave-Adzigo Zomayi gets more school blocks
Monday, January 25 2016

The Akatsi North District Assembly is hopeful of addressing inadequate school infrastructure at Ave-Adzigo Zomayi in due course.

Labour meets today to discuss way forward
Monday, January 25 2016

An executive board member of the Ghana Federation of Labor (GFL), Albert Yamoah, says that Organized Labour will meet today [Monday] to deliberate on how to respond to government’s decision not to withdraw the Energy Sector Levy.

KUMAWU:
Health directorate holds performance review
Monday, January 25 2016

The Sekyere Kumawu District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has held its Annual Performance Review Meeting to assess its performance in last year.

KMA:
Suspend renewal of all expired or expiring contracts - DVLA Board
Sunday, January 24 2016

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has been directed to put on hold, renewal of all expired or expiring contracts pending thorough evaluation.

BOSOME F:
Tebeso I Community Gets CHPS Compound
Monday, January 25 2016

As the Bosome Freho District Assembly in the Ashanti Region continues its quest to making health delivery more accessible to the people in the various communities, it continues to build and rehabilitate more health facilities in line with the implementation of the Community Based Planning and services (CHPS) policy introduced by the government.

WENCHI:
First quarter SPEFA forum held
Sunday, January 24 2016

Resource Link Foundation, a Non Governmental Organization has held a Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability forum in Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region.

ENERGY:
Oil rebounds above USD 30
Saturday, January 23 2016

Oil surged above $30 on Friday after the European Central Bank (ECB) signalled more stimulus, and after key crude producer Saudi Arabia labelled current ultra-low price levels as “irrational”.

AKATSI N:
Akatsi-North District to build affordable houses
Saturday, January 23 2016

The Works and Planning Department (WPD) of the Akatsi North District Assembly is to understudy a type of housing technology, said to be very affordable, currently in practice in some parts of the Northern Region.

ASUTIFI N:
Unit Committees inaugurated, schooled on Local Gov’t Act
Sunday, January 24 2016

The 1992 Constitution of Ghana sums up the political will of the country to establish a democratic government as a basis for development and good governance.

Fulani robbers kill Police officer at Ejura
Saturday, January 23 2016

Armed robbers suspected to be Fulanis have shot and killed a police at Kasei near Ejura in the Ashanti region.

BEREKUM:
Kato- Kyiribaa road improved
Friday, January 22 2016

The Berekum Municipal Assembly, in the Brong Ahafo Region, has embarked on spot improvement of Kato- Kyiribaa road, to help improve transportation to the rural communities.

AMENFI E:
Assembly to complete Nananko KVIP facility
Friday, January 22 2016

The Amenfi East District Assembly is assisting residents of Nananko to construct a 10-seater KVIP place of convenience for residents of the community.

LEKMA:
SHS students undergo fire safety education
Friday, January 22 2016

As part of measures to educate the public on fire safety to prevent fire outbreaks, and in the unlikely event of its occurrence, how to deal with it, a sensitization training workshop was organized for second cycle students in the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly.

TANO S:
NADMO undertakes tree planting exercise/sensitization
Friday, January 22 2016

The Tano South District Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in collaboration with the Parks and Garden and Forestry Departments embarked on a rainstorms alert public education and tree planting exercise in the district.

AMANSIE W:
Chief donates items to GES office
Friday, January 22 2016

Nana Owusu Achiew, Dabehene of Manso Nkwanta Traditional Council has donated one generator and a car battery worth 1,500.00 to the Amansie West District education Office to support effective work at the office any time the National Electricity goes off.

75% utility tariff: Gov’t can’t take us for a ride – TUC
Friday, January 22 2016

In light of the revelation that, contrary to the announced 59.2 percent electricity tariff increase announced by the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), Ghanaians are paying 75 percent more, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned Gov’t not to show bad faith in the negotiations.

UN post speaks volumes about my leadership - Mahama
Friday, January 22 2016

Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway interacting with Mahama
Ghana’s president John Dramani Mahama has said he is “humbled” by a UN appointment to co-chair a session on Sustainable Development Goals.

MPOHOR:
Assembly to improve local governance
Thursday, January 21 2016

As part of efforts to promote the implementation of grassroots democracy and governance in all areas of the district, the Mpohor District Assembly has committed resource to construct the Mpohor Area Council building in the district.

KMA:
Calls for my arrest “ugly noises” – Kumasi mayor
Thursday, January 21 2016

The Mayor of Kumasi Kojo Bonsu has described calls for his arrest by some of his assembly members as “ugly noises.

BOSOME F:
Abosamso /Asamama Community Gets A CHPS Compound
Thursday, January 21 2016

Residents at Abosamso/ Asamama, a farming community in the Bosome Freho district in the Ashanti Region have been provided with a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) to help improve health care delivery in the area.

BOSOME F:
DCE Inaugurates Independence Day Committee at Asiwa
Thursday, January 21 2016

A 7- member committee to spearhead to overall planning of the commemoration of Ghana’s 59th anniversary in the Bosome Freho District has been inaugurated by the District Chief executive for the area Hon. Kwame Adarkwah at Asiwa.

Gov’t will struggle to fix economy – IMF
Thursday, January 21 2016

Whereas Ghana’s Finance Minister Seth Terkper is quite optimistic about Ghana’s economic turnaround, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which is helping the country out of its current economic mess, is now sounding gloomy about the future.

AKATSI N:
Work commences on GSOP projects
Thursday, January 21 2016

Work commences on GSOP projectsThe Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP) has commenced work on its road projects in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region.

ECG systems collapse causes nationwide blackout
Thursday, January 21 2016

The Electricity Company of Ghana has revealed that a major systems collapse led to a nationwide blackout Thursday morning.

ASIKUMA:
New library facility for Breman Kokoso
Thursday, January 21 2016

In a bid to improve education in the area, the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa (AOB) District Assembly has completed and handed over a new library and ICT facility at Breman Kokoso suburb of the district.

Mahama in Switzerland to co-chair SDG forum
Wednesday, January 20 2016

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna S. Tetteh is accompanying Mahama.

Vigilante groups won’t be allowed to act as a police force – IGP
Thursday, January 21 2016

The acting Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, says party vigilante groups may be permitted to work only at party head offices.

GA C:
Assembly to improve teaching and learning
Wednesday, January 20 2016

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly is constructing a three-storey classroom block valued at GHs 4,483,365.82 for the pupils of St. Justin Anglican School.

SOCIAL:
Gender Ministry organizes workshop for Parliamentary Select Committee
Wednesday, January 20 2016

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with the World Bank has held a workshop for members of the parliamentary select committee on Employment, Social Welfare and State Enterprise as well as the Committee on Poverty Reduction Strategy  to dialogue on the approved National Social Protection Policy.

HEALTH:
19 NHIA staff interdicted
Wednesday, January 20 2016

The management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has placed 19 staff of the authority on interdiction.

Gitmo 2 saga: We’ve not violated Anti-Terrorism Act – Gov’t
Wednesday, January 20 2016

Government has denied allegations by the 2016 flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo that it breached the provisions of Ghana’s Anti-Terrorism Act by hosting the two cleared terrorists from popular prison bay Guantanamo in the country.

BOSOMTWE:
New dormitory block for Beposo SHS
Wednesday, January 20 2016

The Bosomtwe District Assembly has constructed a new dormitory facility for Beposo Senior High School (SHS), in a bid to improve secondary education in the district.

KINTAMPO:
Assembly yearns to improve roads
Wednesday, January 20 2016

The Kintampo Municipal Assembly has fulfilled its promise by reshaping the first and second phase of the “Fuller Falls” road to improve transportation in the area.

SOCIAL:
Organised Labour hits streets over utility, fuel increment
Wednesday, January 20 2016

Thousands of workers in Ghana are hitting the streets today in protest of the recent hikes in petroleum products and utility tariffs.

MAMPONG:
Assembly to complete 3 CHPs compounds
Tuesday, January 19 2016

The Mampong Municipal Assembly is mapping up strategies to complete 3 separate Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound for residents of Buruso, Atronso and Sekruwa and its surrounding communities.

SENE E:
Unit Committee members urged to unite for community development
Tuesday, January 19 2016

Newly elected Unit Committee members of the Sene East District in the Brong Ahafo Region have been counselled to unite at all times in order to execute community development plans and activities successfully.

N JUABEN:
MCE cuts sod for assembly hall project
Tuesday, January 19 2016

Mr Okyere Kusi, New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive,  has cut the sod for the construction of an assembly hall and a staff quarters for the Pope John Senior High and Minor Seminary School at Koforidua.

K NCHUMURU:
Kwadjuofour D/A, Dindor Primary to get school blocks
Tuesday, January 19 2016

Two schools in the Krachi Nchumuru District in the Volta Region are to be provided with new classroom blocks in due course.

PNC condemns govt’s decision to host ex-Gitmo detainees
Tuesday, January 19 2016

Flagbearer for the Peoples National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigre Mahama has condemned government’s decision to house the two ex-Guantanamo bay detainees’, saying the act breaches the country’s “sixty years non-alignment policy” which has been well protected by previous governments.

AMANSIE W:
244 community volunteers inaugurated.
Tuesday, January 19 2016

To help reduced crimes in the Amansie West District, the police administration inaugurated 244 community volunteers including 2 ladies from offinho Assaman at Manso Nkwanta.

AMENFI C:
Assembly takes extra step to improve education
Monday, January 18 2016

The Amenfi Central District Assembly has moved swiftly to improve teaching and learning in the area as it has completed and handed over a 3-Unit Classroom Block for residents at Nkakaa, suburb of the district.

Mahama’s gov’t killing dreams of Ghana youth – NPP
Monday, January 18 2016

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said it is unimpressed with the John Mahama administration over its policies for the Ghanaian youth.

Reshuffle:
Woyongo, Ahmed fired, Bani back, Fiifi Kwetey for Transport
Tuesday, January 19 2016

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Mr. Kenneth Wujangi, a Management and Integrated Rural Development Specialist as a Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations) at the Flagstaff House.

TECHIMAN:
5 died of meningitis
Tuesday, January 19 2016

Five (5) deaths have been recorded out of 14 reported meningitis cases in Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region as a result of the outbreak of Meningitis, the bacteria that cause inflammation of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord.

GA C:
Assembly to recommence work on Chantan sch block
Monday, January 18 2016

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has set aside fund form its share of the common fund to complete a two-storey six unit classroom block at Chantan which was abandoned for years.

TEWU begins nationwide strike
Monday, January 18 2016

Members of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), have laid down their tools to press home their grievances to the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC)

AKATSI N:
Chiefs give thumbs up to DCE, Assembly
Monday, January 18 2016

Chiefs, opinion leaders and the public in the Akatsi North District have given thumbs-up to the District Chief Executive, staff of the district Assembly and government for the strides chalked in addressing developmental challenges of the district.

ASUTIFI S:
Work to commence on Mehame CHPS centre
Monday, January 18 2016

As the Asutifi South District Assembly continues its quest to making health delivery more accessible to the people in various communities, it continues to build more health facilities.

SEKYERE S:
Self help projects to be supported
Monday, January 18 2016

As part of measures to encourage communities to get involved in solving developmental challenges confronting their communities, the Sekyere South District Assembly has allocated part of MP’s constituency fund to assist community initiated projects.

HEALTH:
NHIA to introduce capitation in Eastern Region
Monday, January 18 2016

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has begun the process to hook the Eastern Region unto the capitation mode of operation under the insurance scheme.

SOCIAL:
First Lady not owner of DKM – BoG
Friday, January 15 2016

The Bank of Ghana has denied claims that the first lady, Lordina Mahama, has shares in the troubled microfinance institution, DKM.

SOCIAL:
Over-reliance on common fund hampering development in W/R – Minister
Saturday, January 16 2016

The Western Regional Minister, Paul Evans Aidoo, has stated that over-reliance on the District Assembly Common Fund by some metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives in the region, is hampering development in the MMDAs.


Organized labour demo reduced to a day
Saturday, January 16 2016

The much anticipated two-day demonstration exercise by the Organised Labour has been reduced to a day.

Police ready to protect Organised Labour demonstrators - IGP
Saturday, January 16 2016

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has given the assurance that his outfit is ready to provide protection for Organised Labour if it goes ahead with its intended demonstrations.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t scales up investment in education – Ablakwa
Sunday, January 17 2016

Mr Samuel Okudzato Ablakwa, a Deputy Minister of Education in-charge of Tertiary Education has reiterated government’s commitment to meet it targets in the educational sector.

AKATSI N:
Assembly pilots its own school feeding programme
Sunday, January 17 2016

Following the positive impact of the Ghana School feeding programme in beneficiary communities across the country particularly on enrolment, the Akatsi North District has initiated its own feeding in the district.

S DAYI:
Unit committee members urged to lead community activities
Sunday, January 17 2016

The District Chief Executive for South Dayi, Mr. Kafui Semenu Bekui has asked Unit Committee members to play active roles in the organization of communal labour for National Sanitation Day Exercise in the District.

AMA:
President Mahama promises more asphalt roads
Sunday, January 17 2016

President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend gave the assurance that government would asphalt more urban roads in all the regional and District capitals.

SOCIAL:
Organized Labour to stage 2 days demo
Friday, January 15 2016

The Organized Labour of Ghana has announced its decision to stage a two day nationwide demonstration beginning from Tuesday 19th to Wednesday 20th January 2016.

AKUAPEM N:
Akuapem Chiefs call on E/R Minister
Friday, January 15 2016

A delegation of Chiefs of the Akuapem Traditional Council has called on the Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere to formally announce to him the funeral arrangements for their late Paramount Chief, Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III.

SEKYERE S:
Assembly institutes measures to increase revenue
Friday, January 15 2016

The Sekyere South District Assembly has identified a number of measures to adopt in order to meet its internally generated revenue target for 2016.

SECURITY:
I wasn’t privy to discussions on former Gitmo detainees – Woyongo
Friday, January 15 2016

Interior Minister Mark Woyongo says he was not involved in discussions on the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees who were recently transferred to Ghana.

KASSENA N E:
Over 600 Prisoners at Navrongo, Tamale rolled onto free NHIS
Friday, January 15 2016

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has extended the free National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registration to inmates of Navrongo and Tamale Central Prisons in the Northern Sector of the Country.

SOCIAL:
I was disappointed at journalists style of questioning - Atik
Thursday, January 14 2016

A leading member of the People’s National Convention (PNC) and a policy Analyst for the party, Atik Mohammed has expressed disappointment at the sort of questions posed by some journalists during Tuesday’s press briefing at the Flagstaff House, the seat of government.

BEREKUM:
Kyereyawkrom CHPs compound nears completion
Thursday, January 14 2016

Work is nearing completion on a new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Kyereyawkrom in the Berekum Municipality, Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Opoku Boakye-Yiadom has disclosed.

TAMALE:
Government to establish aged fund
Thursday, January 14 2016

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said government is working on an Ageing Bill, which when passed into law, will see the establishment of an aged fund in the country.

ASUTIFI S:
Nkrankrom CHPS centre being equipped to start operation
Thursday, January 14 2016

Residents at Nkrankrom and surrounding communities have been provided with new community-based health planning and services (CHPS) centre to improve health delivery in the area.

AMANSIE W:
Obuasi Diocesan Catholic Women Association celebrates Holy Family Feast.
Thursday, January 14 2016

The Obuasi Diocesan Catholic Women Association has celebrated the feast of the holy family At Manso Domi Keniago in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.

ECONOMIC:
IMF satisfied with economy but worried over risks
Thursday, January 14 2016

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is generally satisfied with Ghana’s ongoing bailout programme but said there are key concerns.

KPANDAI:
Kpandai Assembly confirms DCE
Thursday, January 14 2016

Assembly members of the Kpandai District Assembly on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to confirm Mr Alfred Donkor, president’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE).

POLITICS:
Mahama’s Press briefing; rehash of old issues - NPP
Wednesday, January 13 2016

The main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described President John Mahama’s press briefing as a “rehash of old issues”.

EKUMFI:
Assembly completes new ICT center
Wednesday, January 13 2016

The Ekumfi District Assembly has completed a multi-purpose Information & Communication Technology (ICT) center for the people of Egyankwaa, a community in the district.

CAPE C:
Mfantsipim Head-teacher ordered to step aside
Wednesday, January 13 2016

The Headmaster of Mfantsipim Senior High School (SHS) in cape Coast has been ordered to step aside for charging unapproved fees from students.

ASOKORE M:
6-unit and JHS blocks commissioned for two communities
Wednesday, January 13 2016

The Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency Hon. Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak and the Municipal Chief Executive of Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Hon. Nurudeen Hamidan commissioned a 6- unit classroom block at Asawase and a renovated middle (B) JHS school at Aboabo.

HEALTH:
Health service providers to receive claims from NHIA by end of week
Wednesday, January 13 2016

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has promised to pay claims of its clients by Friday January 15, 2016.

ASUTIFI S:
6-unit classroom block for Akotosu ready by end of January
Wednesday, January 13 2016

An appeal to the Japan Embassy for support to improve classroom infrastructure at Akotosu in the Asutifi South District in the Brong Ahafo Region has yielded positive result.

SECURITY:
Gov’t has done lot to improve Ghana’s safety - Mahama
Tuesday, January 12 2016

President John Dramani Mahama says his administration has done a lot in the last three years to "improve the safety and security of this country".

ELLEMBELE:
Assembly makes stride in healthcare
Tuesday, January 12 2016

The Ellembelle District Assembly of the Western Region is said to have made giant stride in the health sector of the district with the construction of Community Health-Base Planning Service (CHPS) compounds to improve health delivery in various communities.

SOCIAL:
Free NHIS for elderly hits Northern Sector
Tuesday, January 12 2016

The ongoing nationwide registration of the aged onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has hit the northern sector of the country, as the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has started the registration of the elderly above 65 years onto the scheme.

PRESIDENCY:
Mahama debunks bagging USD 300m over Guantanamo detainees
Tuesday, January 12 2016

Ghana’s president, John Dramani Mahama has debunked claims that his government bagged a mouthwatering 300 million dollars in exchange of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees as speculated in the social media.

Gomoa East:
Assembly makes giant strides
Tuesday, January 12 2016

The Gomoa East District Assembly collected a total of GHs379,129.00 as revenue out of the projected GHs450,000.00 in 2015, representing 84 percent.

POLITICS:
We will deliver credible elections in Ghana - EC
Tuesday, January 12 2016

Mrs Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, (EC), has given the assurance that, the Commission would be delivering credible elections in this year’s presidential and parliamentary polls.

ATEBUBU:
Red Cross holds CBHFA project stakeholders’ meeting
Tuesday, January 12 2016

The Ghana Red Cross Society has held a stakeholders forum on the just ended Community Based Health and First Aid project in Atebubu.

ASOKORE M:
Asabi, Aboabo No. 2 rewarded for revenue prformance
Tuesday, January 12 2016

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has rewarded two communities within the municipality with street lights for being first on the chat during the end of year property rate assessment by the municipal revenue department.

JASIKAN:
Assembly builds KG blocks for Attakrom and Guaman
Tuesday, January 12 2016

Attakrom and Guaman communities in the Jasikan District are being provided with kindergarten blocks to help boost early childhood education in the two communities.

PRESIDENCY:
Mahama to hold Press conference
Monday, January 11 2016

Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama is expected to hold a press conference at the Flagstaff House tomorrow, a statement from the Presidency has disclosed.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t clears GH¢3.8b statutory debts
Monday, January 11 2016

The government has settled about GH¢3.8 billion statutory payments as of the end of the fiscal year December 31, last year.

BOSOMTWE:
Teachers reassured of assembly support
Monday, January 11 2016

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region Mr. Veronica Antwi Adjei has re-assured teachers in the district of the assembly’s support to help improve their living conditions.

HO:
We will asphalt Ho township roads this year - President Mahama
Monday, January 11 2016

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday said Ho township roads would be asphalted before the end of 2016.

K NCHUMURU:
32 communities to be connected to national electricity grid
Monday, January 11 2016

The long wait would soon be over for some 32 communities in the Krachi Chumuru District in the Volta Region as they are due to be connected to the national electricity grid.

KMA:
Fire ravages Kumasi slum; renders hundreds homeless
Monday, January 11 2016

Fire has rendered about 200 residents of Dagomba line in Aboabo, Kumasi homeless.

ATEBUBU:
GARHP trains out-of-school peer educators
Monday, January 11 2016

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project GARHP has held a three day training programme for forty out-of-school peer educators selected from 6 communities in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.

ECONOMICS:
Bank of Ghana reviewing microfinance companies
Sunday, January 10 2016

Bank of Ghana is reviewing the entire process of licensing new microfinance institutions and that all regional offices of the Bank are being resourced with staff to improve surveillance to intensify its intelligence network.

SOCIAL:
Be cautious with fire - Fire Service
Sunday, January 10 2016

The management of the Ghana National Fire Service has cautioned the general public to adhere to basic fire safety practices to avoid incidents of fires during this dry season.

GA W:
Ofankor gets new hospital to boost healthcare
Sunday, January 10 2016

The Ga West Municipal Assembly has completed another hospital at Ofankor in the Greater Accra Region to improve healthcare delivery in the area.

SOCIAL:
I’m apolitical – EC Boss
Monday, January 11 2016

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei has stated categorically that she does not belong to any political party in the country.

ASOKORE M:
Adukrom gets mechanized borehole
Monday, January 11 2016

Plans are underway to establish a new water system that would provide communities within the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly with good drinking water.

SOCIAL:
Pay greater attention to unit committees, MMDAs urged
Friday, January 01 2016

A local government expert has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to motivate Zonal and Unit Committees to enable them to strengthen Ghana’s decentralization process.

Jomoro
District approves presidential nominee
Friday, January 01 2016

Mr. George William Somiah, Presidential nominee for the Jomoro District, has received an overwhelming endorsement from assembly members in the area.

SOCIAL:
Pay greater attention to unit committees, MMDAs urged
Friday, January 01 2016

A local government expert has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to motivate Zonal and Unit Committees to enable them to strengthen Ghana’s decentralization process.

N JUABEN:
2 MCES swear oath of office
Friday, January 01 2016

The Eastern Regional Minister Antwi Boasiako-Sekyere has Sworn-In two Municipal Chief Executives for the New Juaben Municipality, in the person of Hon. Kwabena Kusi Okyere and Hon. Ben Ohene Ayeh for Nsawam-Adoagyiri.

STMA:
Strict supervision over institutions needed, MMDCEs cautioned
Friday, January 01 2016

 Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to exercise effective supervision to help prevent malpractices by officials.

KMA:
tackles 45 critical projects to raise quality of life
Friday, January 01 2016

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), says it is making strong progress in its efforts at transforming the socio-economic well-being of people in the metropolis.

HO W:
Bame-Hlefi road to be tarred by January ending
Friday, January 01 2016

The five-kilometre Bame-Hlefi road would be tarred by the end of January 2016 with the approval of the Ghana Highways Authority.

ASUTIFI N:
Zonal, Area and Unit Committees Key to Decentralization - Eric Opoku
Saturday, January 02 2016

The Asutifi North District Assembly will soon inaugurate and strengthen zonal, area and unit committees of the assembly to deepen the decentralization process.

Amansie West
istrict assembly honoured 17 hard working staffs
Saturday, January 02 2016

The District Coordinating Director, Alhaji M. J. Hardi on his part said the local government service reforms decoupling of staff of service to local government service and asked all workers to be proactive, innovative, creative and avoid acts that suggest that ,it is “aban adwuma” or “saa na yeyeno”.

HO W:
50 communities to get toilets
Saturday, January 02 2016

Some 50 communities in the Ho-West District would benefit from toilet facilities with capacities for recycling.

SOCIAL:
Ghana’s peace more important than NPP-NDC rivalry - Christian Council
Saturday, January 02 2016

The Christian Council of Ghana wants Ghanaians to make national unity paramount even as the country goes to the polls in 11 months’ time.

AMA:
Apathy is not good for sanitation exercise – AMA
Sunday, January 03 2016

Mr Sam Ayeh Datey, Coordinating Director of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has condemned the apathy by residents in Accra towards the National Sanitation Day exercise.

Sawla-Tuna-Kalba :
District achieves 80 per cent school infrastructure
Sunday, January 03 2016

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District in the Northern Region, has achieved 80 per cent access to education in terms of school infrastructure, Alhaji Mumuni Isaac Dramani, the District Chief Executive (DCE) has said.

SOCIAL:
Transport fares to go up - GPRTU
Sunday, January 03 2016

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has planned to increase transport fares as fuel prices go up this early January.

ENERGY:
Fuel prices up by 27% from today
Monday, January 04 2016

The latest increase of between 18 to 27 percent in the prices of petroleum products occasioned by the passage of the Energy Sector Levy (ESL) by Parliament last month, is expected to take effect from today [Monday] January 4.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t withdraws 1% withholding tax
Monday, January 04 2016

The Ministry of Finance has announced a withdrawal of the one per cent withholding tax imposed on interest earned by individuals on any investments.

TECHIMAN:
GHS screens 125 aged in
Monday, January 04 2016

A  total  of 125  aged from Nkwaeso, a suburb of  Techiman  has  been  screened  by  the  Ghana  Health  Service  to  safeguard and improve their  health status.

AGONA E:
Assembly invests in health infrastructure improvement
Monday, January 04 2016

A number of infrastructure improvements in the health sector in the Agona East District in the Central is expected to bring significant growth in health delivery in the district.

KETU N:
Assembly to get though on home burial
Monday, January 04 2016

The Ketu North district assembly is to get tough on individuals or group of persons who flout the bye laws against ‘home burial’.

EKUMFI:
Assembly renovates Essuehyia Health center
Monday, January 04 2016

The Ekumfi District Assembly in the Central Region has completed renovation work on the Essuehyia Health center, as plans to improve healthcare in the area.

BEREKUM:
Senase JHS provided with sch block
Monday, January 04 2016

Teachers and students of Senase Junior High School (JHS) in the Berekum Municipality have express appreciation to government for  providing them a new 3 unit classroom blocks to improve teaching and learning.

SOCIAL:
SSNIT pension payment increased by 20%
Monday, January 04 2016

Beneficiaries of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) will now have their monthly pension payment increased by 20 percent.
The development is effective January 2016.

Berekum:
Assembly holds town hall meetings
Tuesday, January 05 2016

One of the high points in the activities of the Berekum Municipal Assembly in 2015 in its quest to bringing governance close to the people was the organization of two town hall meetings.   

K NCHUMURU:
Community Day SHS ready by end of January
Tuesday, January 05 2016

The first community day senior high school that was started in the Volta Region at Chinderi in the Krachi Nchumuru District is expected to be handed over by close of January this year.

ECONOMIC:
BoG revokes licenses of 70 microfinance and money lending companies
Tuesday, January 05 2016

The Bank of Ghana (BoG)has revoked licenses of some 70 microfinance and money lending companies.

DORMAA:
More students benefit from Dormaa education fund
Tuesday, January 05 2016

The Dormaa Education Endowment Fund (DORMEEF), has offered scholarships totalling GHs198,925.87 to 1,573 students in second cycle and tertiary institutions in the area.

ASANTE A S:
Community mobilizes funds to complete clinic
Tuesday, January 05 2016

The chiefs and people of Pra River, a predominantly farming community in the Asante-Akim South District, have held a durbar to raise funds towards the completion of a clinic they were constructing through self-help.

HO W:
Assembly completes new market-sheds at Dzolokpuita
Tuesday, January 05 2016

The Ho West District Assembly has with funding from its share of the Common fund constructed market-sheds for traders at Dzolokpuita, the district capital.

SOCIAL:
Govt to issue first bond for 2016 tomorrow
Wednesday, January 06 2016

Government will tomorrow, Thursday 7th January, 2016 issue a 500 million cedi 3 year fixed rate bond.

SOCIAL:
Dumsor will worsen without taxes to pay Ghc4.5b debt – Haruna Iddrisu
Wednesday, January 06 2016

Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Haruna Iddrisu, says any attempt to reverse the increased utility tariffs and new taxes will negatively affect government’s ability to fix the energy crisis.

SEKYERE A P:
Assembly to commence work on Adobesu CHPs compound
Wednesday, January 06 2016

Residents of Adobesu and its surrounding communities in the Sekyere Afram Plains District will soon be provided with a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.

TRANSPORT:
Railway workers vows to remain on strike until………
Wednesday, January 06 2016

Aggrieved workers of the Ghana Railway Authority have reiterated their intention to remain on strike until government fulfills its promise to address their grievances.

K NCHUMURU:
People of Beiyan celebrate Ndepoanda Festival
Wednesday, January 06 2016

The chiefs and people of Beiyando (Kakraka) in the Krachi Nchumuru District in the Volta Region have celebrated their annual Ndepoanda Festival with a call on the indigenes to do their best to preserve their cultural values and norms.

NKORANSA N:
DCE escapes death by angry mob
Wednesday, January 06 2016

The District Chief Executive for Nkoranza North, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei Dwemoh is counting his lucky stars for escaping a mob attack when he joined a public gathering organized to get micro-finance companies pay monies owed residents of the community.

SOCIAL:
Organised labour demands 50% increment in salaries
Wednesday, January 06 2016

Organised labour is pushing for a 50 percent increase in salaries for public workers due to the introduction of new taxes and increases in utility bills.

NZEMA E:
MCE hands over 10 sets of computers/accessories to GNFS
Thursday, January 07 2016

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Nzema East Municipal Assembly, Mr. James Atta Kakra Baidoe, has presented 10 sets of computers and accessories, a printer and scanner to the Ghana National Fire Service in the Municipality.

KETU N:
Assembly explores measures to deal with Fulani herdsmen
Thursday, January 07 2016

The Ketu North District Assembly like many other districts continues to explore measures to bring lasting solutions to the distractive activities of Fulani herdsmen in the district.

TRANSPORT:
Transport unions meet gov’t today over new fares
Thursday, January 07 2016

Officials of the transport Ministry will today [Thursday] meet various transport unions to agree on a possible increase in transport fares.

KETU S:
Deputy Tourism Minister supports Community
Thursday, January 07 2016

Ms Dzifa Gomashie, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has donated a sets of streetlight-bulbs and chokes to the people of Awakorme in the Ketu South Constituency

BIRIM N:
NAkDeF breaks ground for 6 unit block at Old Abirem
Thursday, January 07 2016

The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDEF) as part of its development plans is constructing a 6-unit classroom block at Old Abirem.

Birim North
records low crime rate
Friday, January 08 2016

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Seth Yirenkyi, the Birim North District Police Commander, has said the district recorded low crime rates in 2015 as compared to 2014.

Offinso Municipal
Assembly constitutes sub-committees
Friday, January 08 2016

The Offinso Municipal Assembly has successfully constituted its sub-committees at the first general assembly meeting of the assembly held on Wednesday January 6, 2016.

ASUNAFO S:
Noberkaw development fund institutes scholarship scheme
Friday, January 08 2016

In its quest to improve education and help the community raised higher achievers, the Noberkaw Development Fund (NDF) an NGO has instituted a Scholarship Scheme which will benefit brilliant but needy children from Senior High School (SHS) level to Tertiary Institutions.

BEREKUM:
Schools get dual desks
Friday, January 08 2016

The Berekum Municipal Assembly looks forward to adding up to improvements it made in logistics to schools in the Municipality with the aim of providing conducive teaching and learning environment to students and teachers.

W GONJA:
Fresh yellow fever outbreak claims 3 lives in West Gonja
Friday, January 08 2016

At least three people have been killed in the latest outbreak of yellow fever in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region .

GA W:
Revenues are needed for development - MCE
Friday, January 08 2016

Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West, has said there cannot be any meaningful development without sufficient revenue.

SOCIAL:
We made right decision on voters’ register – EC boss
Saturday, January 09 2016

The Chairperson for the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, has justified the commission’s decision not to compile a new voters’ register before the crucial 2016 election.

GA WEST:
Assembly poised to promote economic growth
Saturday, January 09 2016

Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, Ga West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), says it is the responsibility of assemblies to create the enabling environment for the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises at the local level.

ELECTION 2016:
Chartered accountants to collate results
Saturday, January 09 2016

The conduct of the November general elections in Ghana’s is expected to receive major boost as certified chartered accountants are expected to help in the collations of certified results in all the collation centres.