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.
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.
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that the revised tariffs for its consumers will take effect February 1, 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.
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.
Mr Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health, on Wednesday received various health equipment to help reduce maternal deaths in the country.
Three people are said have died from the renewed clashes in Bunkprugu Yunyoo district in the Northern Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bosome Freho District Directorate of the Ghana health service has held its annual performance review meeting to access is performances in 2015.
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.
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.
The Ho West District Assembly has completed four separate Semi-detached Teachers Quarters at Tsibou and Daffor Awudome communities.
Two persons have been confirmed dead by the Northern regional Police in the renewed clashes that hit the Bunkpurugu area in the Northern region.
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.
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.
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.
The Berekum Municipal Assembly has completed a new classroom facility to improve teaching and learning at Adom, a community in the area.
The Atebubu-Amantin district health directorate has held an annual performance review meeting in Atebubu.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly has elected Mr. Wisdom Kwabena Appiasah as the new Presiding Member for the next year term.
Though a young district, the Asutifi South District Assembly is investing in all sectors to address developmental challenges in the district.
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.
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.
Persons with headaches, fever and neck pains must quickly report to any medical facility, the Ghana Health Service has said.
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.
Security operatives in the Yendi Municipality on Monday intensified their patrols in the Yendi Municipality in the Northern Region.
Parliament of Ghana returns from recess today, January 26, 2016 to consider 26 bills which will be tabled for presentation.
“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.
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.
The Akatsi North District Assembly is hopeful of addressing inadequate school infrastructure at Ave-Adzigo Zomayi in due course.
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.
The Sekyere Kumawu District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has held its Annual Performance Review Meeting to assess its performance in last year.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has been directed to put on hold, renewal of all expired or expiring contracts pending thorough evaluation.
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.
Resource Link Foundation, a Non Governmental Organization has held a Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability forum in Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region.
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”.
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.
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.
Armed robbers suspected to be Fulanis have shot and killed a police at Kasei near Ejura in the Ashanti region.
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.
The Amenfi East District Assembly is assisting residents of Nananko to construct a 10-seater KVIP place of convenience for residents of the community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mayor of Kumasi Kojo Bonsu has described calls for his arrest by some of his assembly members as “ugly noises.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Electricity Company of Ghana has revealed that a major systems collapse led to a nationwide blackout Thursday morning.
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.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna S. Tetteh is accompanying Mahama.
The acting Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, says party vigilante groups may be permitted to work only at party head offices.
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.
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.
The management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has placed 19 staff of the authority on interdiction.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of workers in Ghana are hitting the streets today in protest of the recent hikes in petroleum products and utility tariffs.
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.
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.
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.
Two schools in the Krachi Nchumuru District in the Volta Region are to be provided with new classroom blocks in due course.
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.
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.
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.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said it is unimpressed with the John Mahama administration over its policies for the Ghanaian youth.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bank of Ghana has denied claims that the first lady, Lordina Mahama, has shares in the troubled microfinance institution, DKM.
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.
The much anticipated two-day demonstration exercise by the Organised Labour has been reduced to a day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend gave the assurance that government would asphalt more urban roads in all the regional and District capitals.
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.
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.
The Sekyere South District Assembly has identified a number of measures to adopt in order to meet its internally generated revenue target for 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is generally satisfied with Ghana’s ongoing bailout programme but said there are key concerns.
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).
The main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has described President John Mahama’s press briefing as a “rehash of old issues”.
The Ekumfi District Assembly has completed a multi-purpose Information & Communication Technology (ICT) center for the people of Egyankwaa, a community in the district.
The Headmaster of Mfantsipim Senior High School (SHS) in cape Coast has been ordered to step aside for charging unapproved fees from students.
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.
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has promised to pay claims of its clients by Friday January 15, 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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana Red Cross Society has held a stakeholders forum on the just ended Community Based Health and First Aid project in Atebubu.
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.
Attakrom and Guaman communities in the Jasikan District are being provided with kindergarten blocks to help boost early childhood education in the two communities.
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.
The government has settled about GH¢3.8 billion statutory payments as of the end of the fiscal year December 31, last year.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday said Ho township roads would be asphalted before the end of 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.
Fire has rendered about 200 residents of Dagomba line in Aboabo, Kumasi homeless.
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.
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.
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.
The Ga West Municipal Assembly has completed another hospital at Ofankor in the Greater Accra Region to improve healthcare delivery in the area.
The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei has stated categorically that she does not belong to any political party in the country.
Plans are underway to establish a new water system that would provide communities within the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly with good drinking water.
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.
Mr. George William Somiah, Presidential nominee for the Jomoro District, has received an overwhelming endorsement from assembly members in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The five-kilometre Bame-Hlefi road would be tarred by the end of January 2016 with the approval of the Ghana Highways Authority.
The Asutifi North District Assembly will soon inaugurate and strengthen zonal, area and unit committees of the assembly to deepen the decentralization process.
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”.
Some 50 communities in the Ho-West District would benefit from toilet facilities with capacities for recycling.
The Christian Council of Ghana wants Ghanaians to make national unity paramount even as the country goes to the polls in 11 months’ time.
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.
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.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has planned to increase transport fares as fuel prices go up this early January.
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.
The Ministry of Finance has announced a withdrawal of the one per cent withholding tax imposed on interest earned by individuals on any investments.
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.
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.
The Ketu North district assembly is to get tough on individuals or group of persons who flout the bye laws against ‘home burial’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG)has revoked licenses of some 70 microfinance and money lending companies.
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.
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.
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.
Government will tomorrow, Thursday 7th January, 2016 issue a 500 million cedi 3 year fixed rate bond.
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.
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.
Aggrieved workers of the Ghana Railway Authority have reiterated their intention to remain on strike until government fulfills its promise to address their grievances.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officials of the transport Ministry will today [Thursday] meet various transport unions to agree on a possible increase in transport fares.
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
The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDEF) as part of its development plans is constructing a 6-unit classroom block at Old Abirem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At least three people have been killed in the latest outbreak of yellow fever in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region .
Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West, has said there cannot be any meaningful development without sufficient revenue.
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.
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.
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.