ASHANTI REGION: :
Tourism Board cautioned public
Monday, October 01 2007
Ashanti Regional Chief Architect and acting Manager of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB)  Mr. Ekow Sampson,  has cautioned the public against patronizing tourist facilities that had not been licensed.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA:
DCE visites some schools in the district.
Monday, October 01 2007
Hon. Janet Jambia Alhassan, DCE for West Gonja visited some of the schools in the district and interacted with parents and pupils who are experiencing their first day in school.
(APAM) GOMOA:
MP makes some donations
Monday, October 01 2007
 Mr Joe Kingsley Hackman, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, said he had assisted 147 brilliant but needy students to pay their fees. He stressed the need for the opening of offices by the utility service providers such as the Electricity Corporation of Ghana and the Ghana Water Company at Apam the Gomoa District Capital.
(APAM) GOMOA:
UPRP gives assistance nation-wide
Monday, October 01 2007
About forty small-scale entrepreneurs have been sensitised on Component Three of the Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (UPRP III) at a meeting in Apam, one of the 12 selected towns to benefit.
(NEW TAFO) EAST AKIM:
Adonten Community Bank fell short
Monday, October 01 2007
The Adonten Community Bank made a net profit of 522.7 million cedis as at December 31, 2006 and declared a dividend of 5,000.00 cedis per a share.
NATIONAL :
President returns from UN General Assembly
Monday, October 01 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived in Accra from New York on Sunday evening after attending the 62nd General Assembly of the United Nations.
NATIONAL :
Promote needs of Youth under TVET
Monday, October 01 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, has called on polytechnics to formulate innovate ways to meet the needs of the majority of the youth in Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) within the tertiary education sector.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
District registers more than half of its population
Monday, October 01 2007
The East Sissala District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has registered 30,022 people from the formal and informal sectors as at the end of August, representing 59 per cent of the total population of the district.
(NPP) Awutu-Bawjiase:
NDC no match for NPP
Monday, October 01 2007
Mr Oppey Abbey, Member of Parliament for Awutu-Senya, has stated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would be defeated again in the next year Presidential and Parliamentary election in the constituency.
 He stated that the NDC Parliamentary Candidate to contest the 2008 elections would motivate the NPP to what he called "Strip the party naked".
(TARKWA)WASSA WEST:
Mining could be made environmentally friendly
Monday, October 01 2007
Professor Newton Amegbey, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, on Friday said environmental effects of mining could be mitigated if stakeholders follow policies regulating the industry.
 He was delivering a lecture under the theme "The Synchronicity of Mining and Environmental Care: Realities and the Way Forward" at Tarkwa.
(TANO-DUMASE)SEKYERE WEST:
Three die in accident on Kumasi-Mampong highway
Monday, October 01 2007
Three persons died on the spot when an unregistered BMW salon car travelling from Wiamoasi to Kumasi, collided with a Toyota Hillux pick-up from Kumasi at Tano-Dumase on the Kumasi-Mampong highway last Saturday.
 The deceased, all occupants of the pick-up, were identified as Mrs Eva Antwi 55, who works at the Children’s Hospital in Kumasi, Comfort Ofori, alias Abenaa Pokuaa, 39 a hairdresser and Yaa Gyamfuwaa, 50.
NATIONAL :
AGL emerges first in a competition
Monday, October 01 2007
Abosso Goldfields Limited (AGL) emerged champions in this year’s Zone One First Aid/ Safety Competition.
The competition was organized jointly by the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission and the Chamber of Mines and hosted by Golden Star Wassa Limited.
(MPRAESO)KWAHU SOUTH:
ECCAG commended tree- planting
Monday, October 01 2007
The Kwahu South District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Kwame Onwona-Asante, has commended the Environmentally Concerned Citizens Association of Ghana (ECCAG) for its efforts aimed at promoting sanitation, wildlife protection, and especially its tree- planting programme as part of the nationwide Green Ghana Education Awareness Campaign.
(ABIRIW) AKUAPIM NORTH:
NHIS registration should be made"compulsory"
Monday, October 01 2007
Chairman of Board of Directors of Akuapim North Mutual Health Insurance Scheme Dr A. G. Boohene, has suggested that Government should make it compulsory for Ghanaians above 18 years to register with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(WECHAU): WA WEST:
Suspected Killer arrested
Monday, October 01 2007
Kotia Damburo 30, is assisting  the Wa Police in investigations into the death of Donle Dayi 35, a farmer and his son Jabare Dayi 12, at Wechau in Wa West District.
    
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Matriculation held
Monday, October 01 2007
Takoradi,  A total of 2,271 students including 659 women has been admitted to pursue various Higher National Diploma courses for the 2007/2008 academic year at Takoradi Polytechnic.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Spearhead crusade against indiscipline
Monday, October 01 2007
District Director of Education for Ahafo-Ano North Mrs Naana Abudu,has called on religious organisations to spearhead the crusade against indiscipline in the country.
NATIONAL :
Promote women Entrepreneureship
Monday, October 01 2007

 A five-day training workshop to promote Women Entrepreneurial Development (WED) in Ghana opened in Accra on Monday with a call on both government and donors to support women entrepreneurs with technical assistance to grow their businesses.

(KOFORIDUA):NEW - JUABEN:
Law profession is not a business- Chief Justice
Tuesday, October 02 2007
Mrs. Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, the Chief Justice, has told lawyers that the legal profession was not a market driven business.
NATIONAL:
Work shop on Yellow fever
Monday, October 01 2007

A five-day workshop on yellow fever control is been open in Accra to sensitise and strengthen the capacity of monitoring teams in eight Anglophone countries to effectively conduct routine Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIAs) against the disease in high-risk districts.

(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
19,262 join health insurance
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Adaklu Anyigbe District Health Insurance Scheme, has registered 19,262 members since it commenced operating in November last year.
    
(OSU) AMA :
Police Post at stadium
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra would for the first time have a Police Post after the current renovation exercise takes off.
(WINNEBA):AWUTU/EFFUTU:
Ultimatum to women frying yams at petrol stations
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Winneba Police Command has given a forty-eight-hour ultimatum to women who fry food, fish and other edibles very close to fuel and gas filling stations in the Effutu-Awutu-Senya District to pull back 50 meters away to prevent fire outbreaks.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE :
Steps to map up security
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Garu Tempane District is taking steps to deal with the problem of cross border crimes.
NATIONAL :
Obligatory power conservation now
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have expressed gratitude to Ghanaians for their cooperation during the national load shedding period which ended Sept.30, but cautioned that continuous supply would be guaranteed only when consumers conserve electricity as a matter of obligation.
(PRAMSO) BOSOMTWE-ATWIMA-KWANWOMA :
Catholic Church to support flood victims.
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Catholic Church would, from Next week, start a campaign to raise funds to support flood victims in the three northern regions.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
Slum-upgrading facility for community
Tuesday, October 02 2007
Ghana  joined the United Nations (UN) to celebrate the World Habitat Day with the launch of the Slum-Upgrading Facility (SUF) Pilot Project at Tulaku a suburb of Ashaiman in the Tema Municipality.
(APREMDO)SAEMA:
Fire destroys property at Apremdo market
Tuesday, October 02 2007
 A fire outbreak at Apremdo market on the night of last Sunday destroyed property estimated at about 60,000 Ghana cedis. Items destroyed included wax prints, sewing machines, cooking utensils, artificial hair weave-on, vegetables, provisions, jewellery and foodstuffs.
(TEMA) TMA :
Pacesetter wins award.
Tuesday, October 02 2007
Mrs Valeria Amerkogbe, a member of the Tema District branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), would be among the award winners of this year’s Teachers’ Awards Day ceremony in Koforidua today.
NATIONAL :
Cocoa price adjusted upwards
Tuesday, October 02 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced an upward adjustment of the producer price of cocoa from GH 9,015 cedis (9.15 million cedis) per tonne to GH 9,050 cedis (9.5 million cedis),
effective from the 2007/2008 main crop season.
     
HO :
Eliminate corruption- Agbogbomefia calls
Tuesday, October 02 2007
Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, called for proper time management and the elimination of corruption to enable Ghana to realise its developmental aspirations.
WA :
Assemblies ordered to submit plans
Tuesday, October 02 2007
Captain Patrick Donkor  (RTD), Head of Monitoring and Evaluation, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has  appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies that have not yet submitted their district monitoring and evaluation plans to the commission to do so without further delay.
(EFFIAKUMA) SAEMA :
Food vendors screened
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The Environmental Health Department of Shama-Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) has organised a medical screening exercise for food vendors at Effiakuma.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
Some victims of Asokwa gas explosion die
Tuesday, October 02 2007
The management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi has confirmed the death of three people, two men and a woman who were among victims of a gas explosion that occurred at Engas Filling Station at Asokwa in Kumasi on Friday, September 21.
(TARKWA) WASSA EAST :
Use CAN ’08 as a weapon to promote Tourism
Tuesday, October 02 2007
He said it would be unfortunate if CAN 2008 brings in its wake unwanted pregnancies, babies and HIV/AIDS positive cases.
    
(DENU) KETU :
Measures to prevent wetland encroachment
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The wetlands in the Ketu District are threatened by serious encroachment, a situation which may result in serious consequences if  not checked immediately.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
GH¢ 5,000 more for flood victims
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Grace Baptist Church in Kumasi has donated food items and clothing, valued about GH¢5,000 (50 million cedis) to support victims of the recent floods in the three northern regions.
NZEMA EAST:
Police brutality
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Two policemen were seriously wounded when the youth of Teleku-Bokazo and Anwia in the Nzema East District of the Western Region went on rampage last Sunday and vented their spleen on employees of a mining company.
NATIONAL :
Non-traditional export volume goes up
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The volume of Ghana’s non-traditional exports have increased from two million dollars in 1984 to 893 million dollars in 2007, Mr. Lawrence Akwasi Prempeh, General Manager of Ghana Export Promotion Council, said in Sunyani.
(WOARABEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Modern fish smoking oven for community
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Ministry of Fisheries under its Fishmongers Support Programme has trained more than 5,000 fish mongers nation-wide in small business management, environmental cleanliness and customer care.
NATIONAL :
Kufuor leaves for Addis-Ababa
Wednesday, October 03 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor will leave Accra on Wednesday for a three-day visit to Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, during which he will hold high level consultations with the African Union (AU) Commission on some urgent matters including recent attacks suffered by African peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region.
    
(EJISU) EJISU-JUABEN :
Move to sustain new educational reform
Wednesday, October 03 2007
A three-day management training workshop to equip basic school heads with managerial skills which would enable them to meet the challenges of the New Educational Reforms has been held at Ejisu in the Ejisu-Juaben District.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA:
Teachers asked to embrace NHIS
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Directorate of Education, Mr. Kweku Arhin, has urged teachers in the district who have not registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to embrace the policy without delay.
TAMALE :
Relief items for flood victims
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Management of Northern Ghana Education Trust Fund (NGETF) has donated relief items worth over 200 Ghana cedis to flood victims of Northern, Upper East and West Regions.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
GH¢28,000 internet facility for community
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Dr Benjamin Aggrey-Ntim, Minister of Communications has said government would spend about 70 million dollars on the landmark national communications backbone transmission project to provide nationwide high speed broadband at a reduced cost
(ANYIRIAM) ATIWA :
Atiwa NHIS makes progress
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Atiwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has within a year of its existence registered 41,662 members, representing 42 per cent of the district’s population of 98,500.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Women sacked
Wednesday, October 03 2007
A combined team of police and fire service personnel have undertaken an operation to re-locate 15 women frying yams and turkey tails very close to gas and fuel filling stations at Winneba Junction.
    
NKWANTA :
Teachers urged to be professional
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Joseph Kwaku Benyingi, Nkwanta District Assistant Director of Education in charge of supervision, has charged teachers to approach their duties with professionalism and respect for authority.
(ASSIN FOSU) ASSIN NORTH :
Woman dies in an accident
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Miss Grace Odoom, 48 a citizen of Agona Osamkrom in Agona District was last Saturday knocked down by a car at Assin Kwaatah near Assin Foso in the Central Region.
TWIFO HEMANG-LOWER DENKYIRA :
Initiative to improve small scale businesses
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Twifo Hemang-Lower Denkyira District Assembly in partnership with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Government of Ghana has initiated a programme to help uplift the activities of small-scale businesses and enterprises.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Trader fined for selling without medical certificate
Wednesday, October 03 2007
An Assin District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Margaret Ofori, a trader from Assin Anyinabirim to 20 Ghana cedis fine on her own plea for selling alcoholic beverages without medical certificate.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Car dealer remanded in custody for alleged fraud
Wednesday, October 03 2007
A car dealer at Assin Foso, who allegedly collected money from a farmer to help him buy a car but went into hiding, has been  remanded in prison custody by the Assin district magistrates’ court.
ALIU MAHAMA :
Appeals for votes
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Loyalists of Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, a political club, appealed to delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to the December 22 congress to elect the party’s presidential candidate to vote massively for the Vice President.
TAMALE :
Anti illegal route clubs born
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The youth have been urged to value their lives and avoid taking dangerous illegal routes to travel abroad in search of greener pastures.
    
MFANTSEMAN :
British supports education in district
Wednesday, October 03 2007
A British philanthropist, Mr Sheaon Murphy, donated three computers, books, four wheelchairs and other items worth GH¢10,000 (¢100 million) to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and eight first and second cycle schools in the Mfantsiman district.
TAMALE :
GIS operates border patrol unit
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr. Abdul-Rasheed Awal, Deputy Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) said a Border Patrol Unit had recently been created within the GIS, to be responsible for patrolling all the entry points into the country.
    
KOFORIDUA (NEW JUABEN) :
Be punctual to class- Ex president
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Kwame Amo-Darko, Immediate past President of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has urged teachers to show dedication, commitment and hard work in the implementation of the new educational reforms to succeed.
KOFORIDUA (NEW JUABEN) :
Go to school.
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports has commended GNAT for its contribution to education in the country.
    
TELEKU -BOKAZO (NZEMA EAST) :
Eighteen including elders of town arrested
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Eighteen people, including two women have been arrested and remanded into Police custody, for their alleged involvement in rioting and stealing two AK 47 assault riffles belonging to the Police.
(OBOMENG) KWAHU SOUTH :
Tomo Ni orphanage rehabilitated at GHC 12000
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Members of Okwahuman Association in Netherlands made up of Kwahu citizens resident in Holland have rehabilitated Tomo-Ni Orphanage Home at Obomeng, in Kwahu South District, at a cost of 12,000 Ghana cedis.
SAEMA :
13 districts in region supported
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The French Embassy has presented 52 computers and its accessories to all the 13 districts in the Western Region.
(MANET VILLE) AMA :
MP attacked by robbers
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Member of Parliament for Lawra Nandom, Dr. Benjamin Kumbuor has told of how he and some members of his family escaped death at the hands of four robbers who invaded his Manet Ville house on the Spintex Road in Accra at the weekend.
(ANAJI) SAEMA:
Have an eye for tourism
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Ebenezer Aryeequaye Hammond, Western Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB),has called on the District Assemblies to identify and develop tourist sites in their areas.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Purchasing clerks cheat farmers
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority today, October 3.
FRIMPONG BOATENG :
I will empower and build
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, an aspiring Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party today said he would empower and build the capacity of Ghanaians to make the country dependent on its own resources if elected as President.
(KULUNGUGU) BAWKU :
Kulungugu bridge nightmare
Thursday, October 04 2007
Trading activities in the Bawku Municipal Assembly has been affected as a result of the recent torrential rains which flooded the area.
NATIONAL :
Information ministry reacts to reports
Thursday, October 04 2007
Deputy Information and National Orientation Minister, Mr. Frank Agyekum, has said that calls for the scrapping of the ministry are misplaced.
NATIONAL :
Cocoa farmers given raise
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning today reiterated government’s commitment to pay cocoa farmers increased remuneration to sustain the industry.
    
NATIONAL :
Ambassador advises Ghana
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Dr Marius Haas, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, today said more could be done to encourage investment decisions by establishing clear and transparent rules for investors.
NATIONAL :
Accountant General suspends deductions
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD), has decided to suspend certain deductions from salaries of workers, which have triggered complaints, with immediate effect.
NATIONAL :
Outstanding allowances to be paid
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment said that it was “taking all urgent steps” to have all outstanding allowances due personnel of the National Youth Employment (NYEP) paid by the end of next week.
(AHWIREN) AMANSIE EAST :
Approve right levies
Wednesday, October 03 2007
An educationist has appealed to board of governors of senior high schools to ensure that levies submitted to them by school managers for consideration were within the approved limits.
BOLGATANGA :
Region opens account for donations
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Following the recent flood disaster that hit the three northern regions and the resultant devastating effect on agriculture and food security , roads , shelter , health  and water supply,
(KOKUMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
DCE supports sports
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr. Yaw Adjei-Duffour, Kintampo South District Chief Executive, has presented a set of jerseys and a football to Iron Breakers Football Club at Kokuma.
(ADENTA) GA EAST :
Police in operation
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Adenta Police Command  and the Madina MTTU Divisional Police Command impounded 48 motorbikes without relevant documents covering them.
CPP :
Politics not vote buying
Wednesday, October 03 2007
A presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Professor Agyemang Badu Akosa,expressed worry about the current trend of politicking in the country and said there was "no respect" in it.
PROF FRIMPONG BOATENG :
Watch out.
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, aspiring flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) tasked the delegates attending the December 22, Special National Delegates Congress to watch-out and stand against electoral manipulations. 
NANA AKUFFO ADDO :
Stop ethic politics
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo-Addo, a presidential aspirant of the new Patriotic Party (NPP), has said the use of tribal, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds in partisan politics could create conflicts, divide the country and polarise the people.
NATIONAL :
LAP to manage lands
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama said government would engineer reforms in the land sector so that land acquisition ceased to become a stumbling block to investors.
    
(AGONA NKUM) AGONA :
Farmers attack clerk
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr. Charles Awusi, Marketing Clerk of Produce Buying Company at Agona Nkum in the Agona District was attacked and chased out of his society shed by some angry cocoa farmers from the area for not paying bonuses due them.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Do not encourage fraud
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Heads of the Basic Schools in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District have been advised not to endorse payment of allowances of pupil teachers in their schools who have abandoned their work.
(JAMASI) : AFIGYA SEKYERE
Let our problems be heard
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Charles Boakye-Agyeman, the Headmaster of the Ashanti School for the Deaf at Jamasi, has appealed to media practitioners to assist the deaf by highlighting the numerous problems confronting them.
KONADU APRAKU:
He is the best
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Siaka Stevens, Chairman of the Akomadan branch of the Friends of Dr Kofi Konadu Apraku, a society, has said that Dr Apraku was capable of transforming the country when voted as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate for Election 2008.
NATIONAL :
GMA worried about mental issues
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has expressed its concern about the current deplorable state of mental healthcare in the country and the continuous undue delay in passing and implementing the Mental Health Bill more than one year after its drafting.
(DZODZE) KETU :
150,000 telephone facility for district
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama , inaugurated a 150,000 dollars Ghana Telecom (GT) facility at Dzodze in the Ketu District of the Volta Region.
NPP :
NPP to win more seats
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Nana Ohene Ntow, General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) said the party would win eight extra seats in the Western Region in the 2008 general elections.
 
JOMORO :
23 train in soap making
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Martin Y. Ackah, District Chief executive for Jomoro said the persistent refusal of beneficiaries of the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) loans to re-pay had compelled government to cancel the project entirely.
(NSIEN) NZEMA EAST :
Check paramouncies
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Awulae Agyefi Kwame II, Omanhene of the Nsein Traditional Area has urged the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture Affairs to critically access the impact of the wholesale promotion of divisional chiefs to Paramount status.
    
(KWAME DANSO) SENE :
Pay attention to rural areas
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Mr Joseph Tang, Deputy Coordinating Director for the Sene District in the Brong Ahafo Region, has challenged National Service Personnel to accept postings to the rural areas to support the nation’s development.
NATIONAL :
Two honoured
Wednesday, October 03 2007
Two distinguished Ghanaians were honoured with the Certified Institute of Public Administrators of Ghana (CIPA) Fellowship awards.
NATIONAL :
No fare increases
Wednesday, October 03 2007
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has stated that there would be no upward adjustment in road transport fares for the last quarter of the year.
   
AMA :
UNDP donates to NADMO
Thursday, October 04 2007
Mr. Daouda Toure, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said  his outfit would undertake a special fundraising exercise to support the disaster flood victims in the Northern regions.
(TSIBU) SOUTH DAYI :
Queenmothers can do better
Thursday, October 04 2007
The role of Queen Mothers in HIV/AIDS prevention and tackling of other social issues could be effective than the activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
AMA :
NYEP is one year old
Thursday, October 04 2007
Mr Leo Kaba Alowe, National Coordinator for the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) called on Ghanaians to support government’s effort in sustaining the Programme to enable it generate more employment opportunities for the youth.
NATIONAL :
Health ministry reacts to doctors
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Ministry of Health has assured the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) that it had no intention of reducing their salaries as being speculated.
NATIONAL :
Food fortification programme launched
Thursday, October 04 2007
Ghana launched a National Food Fortification programme aimed at addressing micronutrient deficiencies, particularly afflicting women and children in the country.
NATIONAL :
More women and children anaemic
Thursday, October 04 2007
Giving an overview of the health status of the nation in relation to micronutrients deficiencies, Mr Jacob Armah, Deputy Director, Public Health Nutrition, GHS and Chairman of the National Food Fortification Alliance (NFFA), highlighted some worrying statistics.
NATIONAL :
Ghana chairs security council programme
Thursday, October 04 2007
The situations in Somalia and Côte d’Ivoire, and the topic of women, peace and security were among the issues highlighted as Leslie Kojo Christian, Permanent Representative of Ghana, outlined the Security Council programme of work for the country’s October presidency.
(KMA) NPP :
Make elections open
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has suggested that constituencies should be allowed to hold congresses.
NATIONAL :
Youth focus for blood donations
Thursday, October 04 2007
Records indicated that 400,000 units of blood was needed annually for patients in the country’s hospitals and clinics while 1000 units was transfused daily.
NATIONAL :
Form blood donors clubs-minister
Thursday, October 04 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports called on all Ghanaians to see blood donation as a civic responsibility and a humanitarian exercise which should touch the hearts of all those who cherished and valued human lives.
WA :
Houses must better than before -minister
Thursday, October 04 2007
Mrs Winifred Dy-Yakah, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, says houses affected by recent floods in the north needed to be improve if such disasters were to be prevented or minimised.
(INDUSTRIAL AREA) TEMA :
Man gets electrocuted
Thursday, October 04 2007
An unidentified man believed to be in his mid-twenties was electrocuted when he attempted stealing electric cable from the Tema Industrial Area substation number five of the Electricity Company of Ghana.
 
TEMA :
Another four denies charges
Thursday, October 04 2007
Four warehouses and import companies, among a number of companies, alleged to be in arrears of import taxes duties to the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) have said they had paid all the supposed arrears.
TAMALE :
Teachers awards comes off tomorow
Thursday, October 04 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister,  appealed to this year’s National Best Teacher Award winners to use their experience and to help the new education reforms to succeed.
(NKRUMAH CIRCLE) AMA :
Lorry stations to be kept clean
Thursday, October 04 2007
A sanitation programme, which seeks to ensure that lorry parks in the metropolis are kept clean during and after the CAN 2008 tournament, has been launched in Accra with a call on traders, drivers and passengers to assist transport unions in the management of volumes of waste at the various lorry parks.
(NKRUMAH CIRCLE) AMA :
Waste draining government
Thursday, October 04 2007
Mr Kwadwo Agyei-Darko, Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment says government was spending huge sums of money on waste.
NANA AKUFFO ADDO :
Victory behoves on choice
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Nana Akuffo-Addo Fan Club of Tamale has said victory for the NPP in the 2008 elections would depend on the choice of the flag-bearer at the December 22 congress of the party.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH to construct burns unit
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Burns Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has appealed to philanthropists and civil society organisations to come to assist the hospital to expand its facilities.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Town holds baby fair
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Directorate of the Health Services registered 86.6 per cent antenatal cases in 2006.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
District to construct 12 KVIPs
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has received 190,000 Ghana cedis from DANIDA for the construction of 12 KVIP toilets for some basic schools in the District.
(ATWIMA ACHIASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Thursday, October 04 2007
A 650 million-cedi block of six classrooms that was funded by Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) for the Atwima-Achiase Methodist School has been inaugurated.
 
(SEIDI) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Residents build pre- school
Thursday, October 04 2007
Residents of Seidi near Nkawie in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District in Ashanti Region, through self-help are constructing a three-unit Kindergarten and a dinning hall at the cost of 50,000 Ghana cedis.
JASIKAN :
Taskforce yields over fourteen million
Thursday, October 04 2007
A revenue taskforce formed by the Jasikan District Assembly has yielded ¢14,350,000.00 (GH¢1435.00) in just two operations. An amount of 4.2million and 10.150 were realized at Abotuase Market and Jasikan Township respectively.
(AMA) CPP :
PNC to hold congress
Thursday, October 04 2007
The People’s National Convention (PNC) will hold its National Delegates’ Congress at the Catholic Social Centre in Bolgatanga from November 30 to December 2 during which its presidential candidate would be chosen.
NATIONAL :
President meets with Konare
Thursday, October 04 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, Chairman of the African Union (AU), has met with Professor Alpha Oumar Konare, Chairman of the AU Commission and other high ranking officials of the commission on the first of a two-day official visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
NATIONAL :
Ghana joins Germany to celebrate reunification
Thursday, October 04 2007
Ghana has commended the Federal Republic of Germany for the historic reunification and pulling down of the dreaded Berlin Wall, which paved the way for the normalization of relationship between West and East Germany 17 years ago.
CPP :
Filling of nominations opens on the 8th
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) announced that the period of filing of nominations for the various positions to be contested for at the Third National Party Congress would be from October 8-22.
HOHOE :
Four schools score zero percent
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Four Junior High Schools (JHS) in the Hohoe District scored zero percent in the recent 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
    
(AMA) CPP :
CPP challenges NPP
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) today challenged the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to demonstrate its commitment for the Representation of the People’s Amendment Law (ROPAL) by enforcing it during its Special National Delegates’ Congress to select a flag bearer for Elections 2008.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Bar association elects new president
Thursday, October 04 2007
A three-day national conference of the Ghana Bar Association ended at Koforidua with the election of Nii Osah Mills as the new national president of the Association.
TEMA :
DOVVSU forsees more men attending the unit
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Tema Regional Office of the Domestic Violence Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) recorded 1,890 cases from January to August out of which 128 men lodged complaints against their female partners.
(TELEBUKAZO) NZEMA EAST :
Exiled youth return
Thursday, October 04 2007
After nearly three days of disserting their towns some residents of Telebukazo and Anwia in the Nzema East district are slowly returning home.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, October 04 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, October 4.
(SAVIEFE DEME) HO :
Purchasing clerks cheat farmers
Thursday, October 04 2007
A woman and her two-and-half-year old son strapped at her back drowned when she fell from a bridge into a stream on her way home from the farm at the outskirts of Saviefe-Deme in the Ho Municipality.
(TWIFO WAMASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA:
Grandmother commits brutalities
Thursday, October 04 2007
Twifo Wamaso, a remote village near Twifo Praso in the Central Region, has been troubled by the ruthless response of a 65-year-old grandmother to the stealing of her soup.
NATIONAL :
National Childrens day celebrated
Thursday, October 04 2007
A Draft Social Protection Strategy to protect the vulnerable and children has been prepared, President John Agyekum Kufuor said on Wednesday.
(ANWIA) NZEMA EAST :
Inhabitants attacked by kinsmen
Thursday, October 04 2007
Inhabitants of Anwia and Teleku Bokazu, both in the Nzema East District of the Western Region said they were attacked by their own kinsmen.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
Assembly constructs model school
Thursday, October 04 2007
A 1.5 billion cedis (GH¢150,000) two storey model basic school with 26 rooms has been built by the Ejisu Juaben District Assembly at Ejisu.
KMA :
Kumasi hosts deans of Africa
Thursday, October 04 2007
A day’s conference aimed at building the capacity and sharpening the managerial skills of deans of some universities across Africa has ended in Kumasi.
TECHIMAN :
Municipal takes a step to promote food security
Thursday, October 04 2007
A five-member Municipal Food Security Network has been inaugurated with Nana Owusu Gyare II, Akwamuhene of Techiman Traditional Area, as its chairman.
CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Fake doctor bailed
Thursday, October 04 2007
The fake medical practitioner, Richard Brown Afful, grabbed by the police at Aflao late last month, has been granted bail in the sum of 5,000.00 Ghana cedis with one surety by a circuit court at Aflao.
        
AMA :
Ghana re elected to ICAO
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Minister of Aviation, Ms Gloria Akuffo, today returned home after attending the 36th General Assembly meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization {ICAO), which was held in Montreal, Canada.
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
More education on TB
Thursday, October 04 2007
The Gender Equity Association a non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region, has initiated a programme to sensitise the people on Tuberculosis (TB).
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Region trains health personnel
Friday, October 05 2007
A three-day workshop on the new health system database that seeks to improve information on reproductive and child health programme in the country, opened at Takoradi .
NATIONAL :
Student body elects new executives
Friday, October 05 2007
New executives for the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) were inducted into office with a call on them to commit themselves to the promotion of students’ interest and national development.
NATIONAL :
Judges worried about instant justice
Friday, October 05 2007
The Association of Judges and Magistrates of Ghana (AMJG), expressed concern about the resort to instant justice by the public, describing it as an embarrassment to the country.
NATIONAL :
Develop capacity of judges
Friday, October 05 2007
The President of the Association Judges and Magistrates of Ghana, Mr Justice Akamba has expressed concern about the health status of judges, noting that though death was inevitable, the Association was also worried about its occurrences among members.
NATIONAL :
KNUST students to assist judiciary -C J
Friday, October 05 2007
The Chief Justice, her ladyship, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood has said, she was to embark on Judicial Case Management.
NATIONAL :
ADB, others support flood victims
Friday, October 05 2007
Six organizations donated relief items and cash through the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), for the upkeep of the flood victims in the three Northern regions.
PNC :
Chairman cautions members
Friday, October 05 2007
Dr. Mike Mensah-Bonsu, National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC)  ordered the feuding National Executives members of the party to cease hostilities and unite to build a solid front for Elections 2008.
NATIONAL :
Another voice against EPA
Friday, October 05 2007
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) added its voice to those of other advocacy groups urging government not to sign the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), currently being negotiated with the European Union.
  
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI :
Two die in accident
Friday, October 05 2007
Two elderly women died instantly when a tipper truck loaded with timber logs rammed into them while they stood by the road at Chiraa, near Sunyani.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East prepares for CAN 2008
Friday, October 05 2007
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari have called on people of the region to make adeqaute preparations for the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nation tournament.
    
HO :
Assemblies to enforce standards
Friday, October 05 2007
Mr Charles Amoako, a Principal Scientific Officer of the Ghana Standards Board, said that the board remained committed to consumer protection and appealed for support from  consumers.
(NKROFUL) NZEMA EAST :
Police react to attacks on officers
Friday, October 05 2007
Deputy Superintendent of Police Peter Ndekugri Anombugri, Western Regional Police Mobile Force Commander, has said violence would not solve any problem and those who have genuine concerns should address them through proper channels.
TAMALE :
Volunteers to be sent to assemblies
Friday, October 05 2007
The Northern Ghana Network for Development (Network) an NGO and the Voluntary Service Organisation (VSO) are embarking on a project to assist district assemblies to build their capacities through placement of  volunteers in the assemblies.
(AGONA ASAMAN) AFIGYA SEKYERE :
Road almost completed
Friday, October 05 2007
The 8km Agona- Asaman Road in the Efigya Sekyere District is near completion the District Chief Executive has said.
AMA :
12 meet on feeding programme
Friday, October 05 2007
Twelve African countries are meeting in Accra to discuss strategies, share experience and draft a road map towards a successful implementation of the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) Home-Grown School Feeding Programme in member states.
(MANKRASO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Farmer remanded
Friday, October 05 2007
The Mankranso magistrate court has remanded a farmer into prison custody for assaulting a neighbour.
WA :
11 vehicles for education unit
Friday, October 05 2007
The difficulties faced by education directors and school authorities in ensuring effective and efficient supervision and monitoring of the activities of teachers in the Upper West Regional have now been addressed with the provision of 11 vehicles by the government to enhance quality education delivery.
    
AMA :
UG and ABL sign agreement
Friday, October 05 2007
The University of Ghana (UG) and Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) have established a long-term developmental partnership to promote and enhance the training of students of the Food Process Engineering Department of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences.
(TELEKU BOKAZO) NZEMA EAST:
AK 47 rifles retrieved
Friday, October 05 2007
The two AK 47 rifles stolen from two Policemen at Teleko Bokazu near Nkroful in the Nzema East District of the Western Region, has been recovered.
KMA :
ADB sale receives support from farmers
Friday, October 05 2007
The Association of Small-Scale farmers in the Ashanti region has affirmed its support to the government’s decision to bring in private investors in the management of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB).
 
AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
3 score 100 percent
Friday, October 05 2007
Three schools in the Ahafo-Ano South District scored 100 per cent in the current Basic Certificate Examination (BECE).
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO-ANO SOUTH :
Assemblyman suspended
Friday, October 05 2007
The Ahafo-Ano South District Assembly in the Ashanti Region, has suspended Mr. Cosmos Dikoh Hansen, assemblyman for Bonkwaso Number One, from attending the next two sittings of the Assembly for offensive conduct.
(SAVIEFE-DEME) HO :
Mother and son drown
Friday, October 05 2007
A woman and her two-and-half-year old son strapped at her back drowned when she fell from a bridge into a stream on her way home from the farm at the outskirts of Saviefe-Deme in the Ho Municipality.
NORTH TONGU :
Communities to join national grid
Friday, October 05 2007
Electrification projects to enable communities to be connected to the national grid have been completed in 13 towns and villages in the North Tongu District.
(LOCAL) SPORTSNEWS :
Italian Serie A to show on GBS
Friday, October 05 2007
Gateway Broadcast Services (GBS), Africa’s exciting new satellite pay-TV service, which was launched in Ghana last month has begun live broadcast of the Italian Serie A on its G Sports 1 Channel.
(LOCAL) FOOTBALL :
I’ll give Laryea the benefit of doubts - Le Roy
Friday, October 05 2007
Ghana’s Black Stars trainer, Claude Le Roy has granted gifted midfielder, Laryea Kingston the benefit of the doubt in the wake of media reports about the player’s position on camping ahead of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
(FOREIGN) FOOTBALL :
Paintsil worried
Friday, October 05 2007
Black Stars and West Ham defender John Paintsil says he has given his agent up to December to find him a new club or risk losing him.
(LOCAL) SPORTSNEWS :
SWAG meeting
Friday, October 05 2007
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) will hold its monthly general meeting at its Club House, off the Exhibition Road, Dansoman, Accra on Saturday, October 6.
(LOCAL) SPORTSNEWS :
Body builders in a battle of the ’Gladiators’
Friday, October 05 2007
The Ghana Bodybuilding Association [GBBA] will in collaboration with the Ghana Muscleflavour Amateur Bodybuilding Association [GMABA] engage in a body building championship aimed at selecting body builders for national assignments.
(LOCAL) SPORTSNEWS :
Zaytuna stays cool on top
Friday, October 05 2007
Zaytuna F/C moved to the top of the Division One League (DOL) Football Middle League table after they defeated Kpone Fair Point 1-0 in their match played at the Legon Park. Ironically it was Fair point who piled up early pressure on their opponents but their attackers failed to find the net as they fumbled in front of goal.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Capital to be moved
Friday, October 05 2007
The capital of the Greater Accra region will soon be relocated to Dodowa.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Call for corporal punishments
Friday, October 05 2007
Chiefs and Queens mothers in the Mfantseman District have called for re-introduction of corporal punishment in schools to instil discipline among pupils and students.
(ASSIN NORTH) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Driver granted 10 million cedis bail
Friday, October 05 2007
A magistrate’s court at Assin-Foso, granted 1,000 Ghana cedis bail to Alfred Boamah, a driver from Assin-Foso, for allegedly driving carelessly and knocking down a woman, leading to her death.
ASSIN SOUTH :
Parents appeal to Education ministry
Friday, October 05 2007
Some  parents whose children could not qualify for admission to Senior High Schools have appealed to the Ministry of Education Science and Sports to reconsider the decision.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Start backyard farming-DCD
Friday, October 05 2007
The Gomoa District Coordinating Director, (DCD), Mr Fred Addae, has called on communities to establish school farms to support School Feeding Programme introduced about two years ago to improve nutrition of children in some selected schools.
(ASSIN FOSO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
3 assault informant
Friday, October 05 2007
A district magistrate’s court at Assin-Foso, in the Central Region, imposed a fined of 120 Ghana cedis each on three men, from Assin Nyankomasi, for assaulting a man they suspected to have given false information about them to the police.
(ASSIN FOSO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Fined for insulting a public officer
Friday, October 05 2007
Yaw Brikorang, a trader from Assin Akonfodi, who insulted an environmental health officer for demanding to see his health certificate, was sentenced to a fine of 40 Ghana New cedis by a district magistrates’ court at Assin-Foso.
(ASSIN FOSO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Uncle steals items
Friday, October 05 2007
A plumber from Assin-Manso, who broke into his nephew’s house and stole his belongings, worth several millions of cedis, was sentenced to two years imprisonment by a district magistrate’s court at Assin-Foso.
    
(AGOMANYA) MANYA KROBO:
No maternal mortality
Friday, October 05 2007
Dr. Charles Nyarko, Principal Medical Officer in charge of the Saint Martin De Porres Hospital at Agomanya in the Manya Krobo District, said the hospital recorded zero maternal mortality for the past three years.
GARU TEMPANE :
Water situation progresses
Monday, October 08 2007
The Garu-Tempane District Assembly is making strides in the area of potable water for all residents in the district.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Snake disrupts seminar
Friday, October 05 2007
Pandemonium broke out at a seminar on Career Programme Selection in the Saint Justin’s Anglican Church at Nkawie in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in Ashanti on Thursday when a big black cobra entered the hall.
 
(KNUST) KMA :
University rewards 173
Friday, October 05 2007
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, awarded Professor Kwesi Andam, immediate-past Vice-Chancellor and 172 other workers of KNUST for their contributions to the development of the educational institution.
KUMASI :
Northern Ghana needs a total rebuild
Sunday, October 07 2007
The  Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, The Most Rev. Dr. Robert Aboagye-Mensah, has called on the government to take advantage of the flood situation in the north and evolve effective strategies to rebuild that part of the country.
TAKORADI (SAEMA):
SAEMA receives Information Minister
Monday, October 08 2007
As part of visits to media houses in Ghana to familiarise herself with their operations, Mrs. Oboshie Sai-Coffie, Minister of Information and National Orientation has visited some media houses in the Western Region of Ghana. She paid a courtesy call on the Mayor of Takoradi Hon. Phillip Kwesi Nkrumah during her visit.
(ACHIASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Christians urged to use talents for development
Monday, October 08 2007
Reverend K. K. Sarpong,B Pastor in charge of Achiase Freeman Methodist Church in the Atwima-Nwabiagya district of Ashanti, has urged Christians to use their intellects to win souls for Christ.
    
(COMMUNITY NINE) TEMA :
Man drowns in flood
Monday, October 08 2007
The happy mood of three friends returning home after having fun in town turned sour when one of them, Mr. Richmond Nana Safo Asiedu got drowned in a big drain in front of his house at Tema Community nine during last Thursday night’s rain that lasted for about one hour.
(NAWUNI) TAMALE :
NOGAID supports flood victims
Monday, October 08 2007
The Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID) a Tamale-based NGO have supported some community members along the White Volta who were devastated by the recent floods that hit the three Northern Regions with relief items.
NATIONAL :
Adopt strategic development plan for the north
Monday, October 08 2007
The Most Rev.Dr.Robert K. Aboagye-Mensah, Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, has called on the government to take advantage of the flood situation in the north and evolve effective strategies to rebuild that part of the country.
AMA :
NGO cautions on tree felling in Metropolis
Monday, October 08 2007
Ghana Environmental Awareness Association, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the protection of the environment, has cautioned Ghanaians against indiscriminate felling of trees to avoid a major environmental crisis.
    
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA :
Teachers warned against collecting extra money
Monday, October 08 2007
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District Director of Education, Mr. Ekow Anyanful has warned teachers in the district who collect monies from pupils for extra classes to refrain from such practice because anyone caught would be drastically dealt with accordingly.
AMA :
Knights donates to the three northern regions
Monday, October 08 2007
The Knights and Ladies of the St. John International of the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka in Accra have donated assorted relief items to the three floods affected northern regions.
YENDI :
Women, offenders of child abuse
Monday, October 08 2007
Female teachers attending a workshop on gender and domestic human rights abuse have identified women as worse violators of child rights, saying they are mostly responsible for inflicting physical and psychological pain on children.
NATIONAL :
Move to support educational reform
Monday, October 08 2007
Fifteen out of the eighteen District Directors of Education in the Northern Region have received brand new Toyota Hilux pick-ups as part of government plans to make the new educational reforms a success.
   
KUFUOR :
Unite behind chosen leader
Monday, October 08 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on members and supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to unite solidly behind whoever was chosen at the December 22, national delegates congress to lead the party to the 2008 polls.
    
TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Flood renders scores homeless
Monday, October 08 2007
A heavey  downpour that hit the Upper Denkyira District in the Central Region has made over 900 people homeless. More than 15 houses have been washed away while properties worth millions of cedis have also been destroyed.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) TWIFO-HEMANG-LOWER-DENKYIRA :
Minister orders spraying of flood areas
Monday, October 08 2007
The Deputy Central Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Obodai, has directed the Upper Denkyira District Assembly to ensure that all areas affected by floods in the area, since last Sunday, when the Offin river overflowed its banks, are disinfected to stem the outbreak of an epidemics.
(MANHEAN) TMA :
Mayor calls for continued unity
Monday, October 08 2007
The Tema Municipal Chief Executive, Mr David Quaye Annang has called for unity among the traditional leaders and corporate organizations in the Municipality to ensure interrupted progress in the city.
HOHOE :
Moderator appeals to youth to respect the aged
Monday, October 08 2007
Reverend Dr. Livingston Buama, Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church, Ghana has advised the youth to be mindful of the negative comments they made about the aged.
DFP :
DFP tags NPP and NDC as violent political parties
Monday, October 08 2007
 The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) have tagged the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) as violent political parties whose operations pose a threat to democracy.
 
(SHAMA JUNCTION) SAEMA :
Fifteen perish in accident
Monday, October 08 2007
The small town Asuoko-Assaman, near the Shama Junction in the Western Region, was on Friday night thrown into a state of deep mourning when a Ford mini bus ran into an abandoned articulated truck, resulting in the death of 15 people on board the bus.
(SPORTSNEWS ) LOCAL :
GFA does not
Monday, October 08 2007
 The spokesman of the Ghana Football Association, (GFA) Mr Randy Abbey has stated that the Association does not depend on religious faith to enhance the performance of the Black Stars and the other national teams during competitions.
(SPORTSNEWS ) FOOTBALL :
Appiah makes a return
Monday, October 08 2007
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has finally returned to action after six months out with a knee injury.
(KUMASI) KMA:
A fundation to support breast cancer
Monday, October 08 2007
A Breast Cancer Foundation to generate funds to assist needy women in the treatment of breast cancer has been inaugurated in Kumasi.
(SPORTSNEWS ) BOXING :
Agbeko returns home
Monday, October 08 2007
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has outlined an elaborate programme to welcome home the newly crowned International Boxing Federation (IBF) Bantamweight champion, Joseph Agbeko.
(SPORTSNEWS) CAF :
Ahly, Etoile qualify for finals again
Monday, October 08 2007
Defending Champions, Ahly and Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel confirmed their place in the finals of the MTN-CAF Champions League for the second time in three years with convincing wins over their respective opponents during the second leg of the semi-finals played over the weekend.
(SPORTSNEWS ) CAF :
Sfaxien, Merrikh stroll into finals
Monday, October 08 2007
Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien and El-Merrikh reached the finals of the CAF Confederation Cup by emerging as winners of their respective groups after the ultimate matches was cleared over the weekend.
(SOKPEKOFE) NORTH TONGU:
Milk Factory at Sokpekofe
Monday, October 08 2007
Industrial activities in the North Tongu District are progressing steadily following the re-opening of the Volta Star Textile Limited, formerly known as Juapong Textile Limited for the production of graybaft for textiles industries.
BAWKU :
Educate pupils on HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Municipal Chief Executive for Bawku in the Upper East Region, Mr   Abdul   Ramah Gumah, has entreated  all teachers in the municipality to use every knowledge at their disposal to protect their students from contracting the dreadful HIV/AIDS pandemic.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA - NWABIAGYA :
Court issues warrant for the arrest of three traders
Monday, October 08 2007
The Nkawie Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of three traders at Abuakwa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District for failing to appear before it.
        
(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN MUNICIPAL:
Former Assembly man make donates to schools
Monday, October 08 2007
Ex-Assembly man in Techiman municipality has presented educational materials valued at GHC40 (400,000 cedis) to God’s World Preparatory and Junior High School at Tuobodom in the municipality.
CAPE COAST:
Flood victims receives donation
Monday, October 08 2007
A Ghanaian businessman based in Italy, Mr Maxwell Kofi Quist,  has donate eight bales of used clothing to flood victims in the country.
   
NKORANZA :
Concerned citizen abhors armed robbery
Monday, October 08 2007
Mr. Francis Baffoe-Nyamekye, who described himself as a concerned citizen of Nkoranza, has called for stringent measures to curb armed robbery in the country.
    
NATIONAL :
Help reduce price of books
Monday, October 08 2007
 Mr Kwaku Ansah-Asare, Director of Readwide Ghana Limited, has appealed to Ghanaian publishers to publish books locally. He said publishing books locally could help reduce the price of books and other publications to enable people to afford them.
      
(SPORTSNEWS) FOREIGN :
Diouf ends international career
Monday, October 08 2007
Diouf has announced his retirement from international football
Senegal captain El Hadji Diouf has announced he will no longer play international football for his country.
(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH :
Town appeals to district assembly
Monday, October 08 2007
The people of Essam in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, have appealed to the district assembly and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to supply the town with electricity.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
AMA acts on butchers and food vendors
Monday, October 08 2007
The Metropolitan Public Health Department of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has put in place stringent measures to ensure that butchers, food sellers, hotels and restaurants observe basic and environmental sanitary condition
NATIONAL :
Hospitality industry to train a thousand
Monday, October 08 2007
Mr. Neequaye Sasraku, Deputy Director in-charge of Studies at the Hotel Catering and Tourism Training Institute (HOTCATT) has observed that the hospitality industry had problems with quality service delivery
(KORLE GONNO) AMA :
Assembly pays attention to Korle Gonno
Monday, October 08 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is undertaking a series of road reconstruction in Korle Gonno, township a suburb of the metropolis.
NATIONAL :
Civil servants recieve training
Monday, October 08 2007
A three-week accelerated training programme for the leadership of Ghana Civil Service opened in Accra with a call on civil servants to embrace the programme to improve service delivery and attain national development goals.
AMA :
Interior minister appeals to international community
Monday, October 08 2007
Government is finalising a multi-sectoral strategic plan that would focus on water resources, social infrastructure, agriculture, health and environment to help reconstruct the four regions affected by the flood.
    
AMA :
UN speaks on disaster in Ghana
Monday, October 08 2007
Mr Daouda Toure, UN Resident Coordinator, urged government to fashion out long-term development prospects, not only for the northern part but the country as a whole.
NATIONAL :
Empower districts-Presidential advisor
Monday, October 08 2007
Mrs Mary Chinery Hesse, Chief Adviser to the President and Chairperson for the Inter-Ministerial Task Force, called for a paradigm shift in the approach of development, especially in the regions in the north in order to forestall future occurrences.
(COURTS) AMA :
Coke found in palm base
Monday, October 08 2007
Two persons are assisting the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) to unravel circumstances that led to cocaine being concealed in Nkulenu Palm Base Soup.
CPP :
National chairman leaves for Canada
Monday, October 08 2007
Dr. Mike Mensah-Bonsu, National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), is leaving for Canada again on Monday for a review of his health.
    
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
PID cause of infertility in Ghana
Monday, October 08 2007
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a major cause of infertility in Ghanaian women, Dr. John Williams of the Navrongo Health Research Institute has said.
AMA :
African regional workshop on Agric business
Monday, October 08 2007
Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and PSI,  said although Africa had potentials in agri-business and agro-industry, most African countries were still underdeveloped.
PAPA OWUSU ANKOMAH :
Womens organiser resigns
Monday, October 08 2007
Madam Abena Kwalla, the Western Regional New Patriotic Party (NPP) Women’s Organizer, has resigned, she announced her resignation from the position to support a presidential aspirant of the party.
CPP :
Nduoms team to go traditional
Monday, October 08 2007
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, an aspiring flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) for Elections 2008,has said his campaign team would pour libation at vantage commemorative sites across the country to seek inspiration from the party.
(ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI) OBUASI:
600 join union
Monday, October 08 2007
More than 600 senior staffs of the AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine have announced their membership of the Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) after over 100 years of the existence of the Mine.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
GJA receives donation
Monday, October 08 2007
Madam Abena Kwalla, the former Western Regional Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP),  donated 40 plastic chairs to the Western Regional secretariat of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) at Takoradi.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Monday, October 08 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Monday, October 8.
(DENU) KETU:
Relocate service station
Monday, October 08 2007
Mr Lawrence Klutse, Ketu District Second in Command of the Ghana National Fire Service has asked the authorities to consider relocating the services station from Denu to Aflao which records the highest domestic fire accidents in the area.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Low turnout for NHIS
Monday, October 08 2007
Eastern Regional Minister Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu has appealed to Akuapems to co-exist peacefully, reiterating that conflicts are destructive and could be a massive drain on national resources.
TAMALE:
Teachers on study leave to go to rural areas
Monday, October 08 2007
The Ghana Education Service (GES) will ensure that 80 percent of teachers returning from study leave and the newly trained are posted to "under-services" communities, President John Agyekum Kufuor has said.
(CONFERENCE CENTRE) AMA :
Ghana-Korean relations celebrated
Monday, October 08 2007
An audience at the Korean cultural display at the Accra International Conference Centre  were thrilled with a Korean version of the Ghanaian popular folkloric song "Kyekye kule".
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Two juveniles pardoned
Monday, October 08 2007
The Agona District Police Command has pardoned two juveniles who could have been charged with deceit of public officer and raising false alarm of kidnapping at Agona Swedru.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
Fake doctor grabbed
Monday, October 08 2007
The Police have arrested a 19-year-old man, Emmanuel Nicholstoes, for posing as a surgical specialist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
(PADMORE ST.) TEMA :
Head teacher demoted for speaking to press
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Headteacher of Padmore Street Primary (1) School in Tema, is receiving treatment at the Tema General Hospital for shock after hearing that her disclosure to the media that there was low enrolment at her school on “My First Day at School” had earned her a demotion and a transfer from the school.
NATIONAL :
Report on prisons out
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Congestion and over population in the country’s prisons were serious human and social problems that needed urgent attention by stakeholders in the criminal justice system, a report released by the Judicial Service said .
(NKWATIA) KWAHU SOUTH :
Grandma commits suicide
Tuesday, October 09 2007
An unending spate of accusations, taunts and intimidation against an 85-year-old woman by her own children and others in town, which depicted her as a witch, has driven her to take her own life.
NATIONAL :
INTERPOL on war path
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has expressed its readiness to mount a decisive onslaught against money laundering activities in Ghana.
(KOKODE) BOSUMTWE ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Blind to build a school
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Association of the Blind has acquired over 60 hectares of land at Kokode in the Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma District to build a school for the blind.
(AKYEM BOSOME) NEW JUABEN :
Chiefs commend president Kufuor
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Acting President of the Akyem-Bosome Traditional area, Nana Professor Ofosu Asante Kordan, commended President John Agyekum Kufuor for fulfilling all promises he made to the people of the area.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Clean Ghana programme launched
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Kwahu West District Chief Executive, Nana Kofi Kesse, urged Ghanaians to adopt measures to save the environment from further degradation.
TAMALE :
Another female for best teacher
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Madam Faustina Gyeketey, a 30-year-old English teacher at the Obokrom Junior High School (JHS) in the Central Region, has won the overall national "Best Teacher Award" for 2007.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA:
Assembly begins house to house inspection
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Environmental Health Department of the Sekondi Sub-Metropolitan Assembly has begun inspection of houses for anything that could be injurious and dangerous to public health
(DALUN) TOLON/KUMBUNGU :
IBIS trains 40
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Ibis West Africa, an NGO, has implemented a pilot educational programme using the wing school concept to extend free basic education to two districts of the Northern Region to children in remote communities.
WA :
Region receives energy saving bulbs
Tuesday, October 09 2007
As part of measures to conserve and promote the effective and efficient use of energy, the government has provided 2,000 compact florescent bulbs for the replacement of energy consuming bulbs in the Upper West Region.
AGONA :
4 more days for compliance
Tuesday, October 09 2007
An exercise conducted by the Agona District Command of the Ghana National Fire Service has revealed that most hotels, petrol and gas stations in the district are without fire certificates and fire extinguishers.
(LARTEH) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Parents need more encouragement
Tuesday, October 09 2007
A traditional ruler has advocated the need to encourage parents to contribute to the education of their children despite the introduction of the capitation Grant and other educational policies.
ALAN KYEREMANTENG:
Donates towards Ramadan
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Mr.Allan Kyeremanten a National Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant for the 2008 Election, has donated 100 bags of rice worth 22,000 Ghana cedis to support the celebration of Ramadan.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
School appeals for support
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The District Director of Education for the Talensi-Nabdam District in the Upper East Region, Mr Francis Ayaba, said, the Gbeogo School for the Deaf in Tongo near Bolgatanga needs more support and attention.
    
NATIONAL :
EC prepares staff for 2008
Tuesday, October 09 2007
All 200 Election Officers of the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC), are undergoing a series of training to sharpen their skills in election administration ahead of the 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections.
    
NATIONAL :
8000 children blind in Ghana
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Dr. Oscar Debrah, Head of the Eye Unit of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), urged parents and the public to help check blindness among children.
(OFFINSO SOUTH) OFFINSO :
MP meets citizens abroad
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Dr Owusu Achaw Duah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Offinso-South, has toured the United States and Canada to brief citizens of the constituency on developments at home and to encourage them to identify with programmes to speed up the pace of economic progress of the area.
EJISU JUABEN :
MP honoured
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The chiefs and people of Ejisu-Juaben held a durbar to honour Mr Akwasi Osei Agyei, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD and Member of Parliament for the area.
(ASHIAMAN) TMA :
More calls for Ashiaman district
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Member of Parliament for Ashaiman, Mr Alfred Agbesi,  appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to upgrade the constituency into a district or municipal status to enable it to get social amenities.
 
(DENKYIRA WAWASE) TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
Bicycle racing competition held
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Dr (Mrs) Gladys Ashitey, Deputy Minister of Health, has appealed to individuals and organisations to complement interventions by the government aimed at promoting the welfare of women and children.
    
BAWKU :
Assembly steadily developing
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Since 2001, the Bawku Municipal Assembly has benefitted from over 250 projects in the area of sanitation, water, education and health among others.
TMA :
Rail project nearing completion
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The rehabilitation of the  phase I of the Accra/Tema rail line meant to enhance the movement of commuters between the two areas has been completed.
(KPATIA) GARU-TEMPANE :
Upper East Minister honoured
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The chiefs and people of Kpatia Traditional Area in the Garu-Tempane District in the Upper East Region have organised a special durbar in honour of the Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari, on his appointment as the new regional minister.
BOLGATANGA :
Sanitation Improvement in U/E Region
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Upper East Regional Operational Supervisor of Zoomlion Ghana Limited,a private waste management company, Mr J.B. Danquah, has given the assurance  that the company would ensure that tricycles for the collection of solid waste were operational
at all times through regular maintenance.  
BUILSA :
Roads rehabilitated after floods
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Workers of Zoomlion have rehabilitated some major roads in the Builsa District.   
GA WEST :
Co-operate With Revenue Collectors
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Ga West District, Mr Quartey Papafio, has asked owners of businesses, shops and companies to co-operate with the district’s newly recruited revenue collectors.
NATIONAL :
Feeding programme to be sustained
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, has given assurance that the government will ensure the sustenance of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), in spite of the challenges confronting it.
  
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE :
Father beats daughter to death
Tuesday, October 09 2007
A forty-five year-old man who had persistently accused his 20-year old daughter of being a flirt ended it all yesterday when he allegedly beat her to death at Mamponteng, near-Kumasi.
AMA :
Police gearing up for Ghana 2008
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Forty-Six senior police officers, comprising operational and regional/unit commanders of the Ghana Police Service, have undergone an orientation programme on conflict and crisis management, in preparation towards the CAN 2008 in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Murder trial goes international
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has indicated its preparedness to take the matter of the cold blooded murder of 44 Ghanaians in The Gambia to the International Criminal Court.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Critically Examine Settlement Patterns
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Mrs Agnes Asangalisa Chigabatia, has asked planners to critically examine settlement patterns in the region to avoid a recurrence of the flooding of communities.
(TELEBUKAZO) NZEMA EAST :
Chiefs refuse MPs appeal
Tuesday, October 09 2007
An appeal by the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and MP for Elembele, Hon Freddie Blay, for the release of some 23 persons arrested by the police after a violent confrontation, has been rejected by chiefs in the area.
LAWRA :
Kobine festival celebrated
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Upper West Regional Minister, Hon. George Hikah Benson, has called on the people of the Lawra Traditional Area to let peace, unity and love be their guiding principle to enhance development and progress. 
(EJISU) EJISU - JUABENG:
Girl -child enrollment low
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Mrs Emma Amoateng-Mensah, Girl-Child Education Officer for Ashanti Region, has bemoaned the low school enrolment of the girl-child, despite the numerous government’s intervention to boost their education in the country.
(KWAFABREW) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Two arrested for murder
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Police have arrested two persons in connection with the alleged murder of Kwesi Bonko, a middle aged man from Kwafabrew near Brakwa.
(MANSO - NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST :
Workshop on educational skills
Tuesday, October 09 2007
About 167 primary one teachers and circuit supervisors in  Amansie West District are attending a six-day workshop on teaching and reading skills at Manso-Nkwanta in the Ashanti Region.
    
( MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO- SOUTH: :
MP speaks on new education reforms
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Mr Stephen Balado Manu, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education, has identified basic reading skills as one of the best tools for improving performances of pupils and helping them to pass examinations.
(BIBIANI) :
Two sisters fined GH¢180 each for causing damage
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Bibiani Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Kwaku Aboagye has fined two sisters GH¢180 each for destroying a wooden kitchen valued at GH¢400 belonging to their sister-in-law.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
Ghana’s Coach reckons Guinea
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Claude Le Roy, head coach of Ghana’s Black Stars has rated the Syli Nationale of Guinea as the strongest among the sixteen finalists for the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
Meteors ready to beat South Africa
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Five foreign-based players would join the Olympic team, the Black Meteors, for the penultimate game of the African Men’s Olympic qualifying campaign against South Africa.
(MINISTRY OF INFORMATION) AMA :
Ghanaian doctors second best paid
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Minister of Health, Major (rtd) Courage Quashigah says doctors in Ghana are paid very high salaries.
(NKONTONPO) SAEMA :
Grader causes havoc
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Seven children were injured, two of them seriously, when a heavily loaded grader with failed brakes rammed through a crowd of Sunday School goers at Nkontonpo, near Sekondi, in the Western Region.
(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Remove gas station -residents
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Residents around the Wesley Grammar School at Dansoman in Accra have sent an urgent appeal to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to do something about the location of a gas plant in the area, otherwise they will advise themselves.
(OSU) ACCRA :
Chief encourages youth
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Nii Omansuo II, a sub chief of Osu Kinkawe has advised the youth to refrain from lifestyles that could affect their health or future and rather concentrate on their education. 
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Cashier in robbery arrested
Tuesday, October 09 2007
A cashier at the Takoradi Branch of the Merchant Bank who allegedly capitalised on the illiteracy and trust of a customer of the bank to steal a cheque leaflet from the customer’s cheque book, forged his signature and withdrew GH¢20,000 (¢200 million) from his account has been arrested.
(COMMUNITY 6) TEMA :
Missing body retrieved
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The body of Mr Richmond Nana Sarfo Asiedu, the 26-year-old computer technician who went missing last Friday, has been found floating in a drain at a point where the drainage system from Tema Community 6 empties into the Sakumo Lagoon.
NPP :
Three contest for seat
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Three activists of New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Tema East Constituency have declared their intentions to contest the parliamentary seat in the 2008 elections.
KMA :
Reject NPP
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Ghana National Party (GNP) has called on Ghanaians to totally reject the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government in the 2008 elections.
(LARTEH) AKUAPEM NORTH:
People want autonomy
Tuesday, October 09 2007
The Chief of Larteh, Nana Asiedu Okoo Ababio, has said that the resolve of the people of Akuapem to have an independent and autonomous paramountcies in the name of Akuapem Guan, Anafo and Okere was irreversible and non negotiable.
(AFLAO) KETU :
Asantehene and peers mark akwasidae
Tuesday, October 09 2007
Togbe Amenya Fiti V, Paramount Chief of Aflao Traditional Area, has appealed to his colleague chiefs to build a common sense of belonging among Ghanaians as citizens of one nation.
HO :
HO poly goes to the USA
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) from Ho Polytechnic would participate in the 2007 SIFE World Cup competition to be held at Hilton, New York in the United States of America.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
District fire service connected
Wednesday, October 10 2007
FED KASTLE Promotions, a non-governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Saltpond in the Central Region, has donated a telephone to the Mfantseman District Branch of the National Ambulance Service.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
Disaster relief fund for explosion victims
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A disaster relief fund, set up to solicit financial and material support for the victims of the gas explosion at Asokwa in Kumasi, was  launched in Kumasi.
(ACCRA) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Hearing tomorow
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Court of Appeal (CA), will on Thursday, October 11, listen to a Motion for the Amendment of Grounds of an Appeal filed on behalf of Dan Abodakpi, former Minister of Trade and Industry, who is currently serving a 10-year jail term.
(KWAME DANSO) SENE :
District at the heels of robbers
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A security task force made up of the police and military has been formed in the Sene district of the Brong-Ahafo Region to help clamp down on armed robbery.
NATIONAL :
Ghana/Denmark partner to promote culture
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr. Brian Mikkelsen, Denmark Minister of Culture has said his country would support Ghana’s cultural development since the two countries shared close cultural and historical relationship dated over 350 years.
(SESEMI) GA EAST :
Museum to be opened tomorrow
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr. Brian Mikkelsen, Denmark Minister of Culture says the Danish National Museum, in a joint initiative with the University of Ghana would on Thursday October 11, open a Museum of Slavery and Plantation Lifeways at Sesemi near Abokobi in the Ga East District.
NATIONAL :
November, month of culture-minister
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr. Kwaku Boafo, Minister of Culture and Chieftaincy Affairs disclosed that the month of November would be observed as a National Month of Culture where much awareness would be created on the rich Ghanaian cultural heritage.
NATIONAL :
October 15, a holiday
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Ministry of the Interior says  Monday, October 15 should be observed as a public holiday.
(AMPOMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
District receive share of bulbs
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Kintampo South District Assembly has taken delivery of more than 10,000 energy saving bulbs for distribution to some communities in the area.
NKORANZA :
SHS-call for fees subsidy
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A 50-year-old yam seller from Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region has appealed to government to subsidize the school fees of Senior High School students to enable parents to educate their children.
NATIONAL :
Campaign against global poverty launched
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A global campaign dubbed; "Stand up and Speak out" against the eradication of poverty and hunger by 2015 was  launched in Accra with a call on policy-makers and rich nations to honour their promises to poor countries under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
NATIONAL :
Do not share anti-retrovirals
Wednesday, October 10 2007
HIV/AIDS Counsellor, Miss Christine Antoh has cautioned people on anti-retroviral drugs against sharing them with other people living with HIV/AIDS but have not been tested
NATIONAL :
50 per cent subscribed to health insurance
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), Minister of Health,  called for acceleration of efforts to reduce the overwhelming disease burden, which has for the past three decades showed prevalence in communicable diseases.
(SAWABA) KINTAMPO NORTH :
Transformer must be replaced-MP
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr. Stephen Kunsu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Kintampo North Constituency has appealed to the Minister of Energy to help replace a faulty transformer at Sawaba, near Kintampo to restore electricity to the area.
NATIONAL :
Prioritise innovations
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Dr Essel Ben Hagan, a Director at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, (CSIR) has called for the prioritisation of innovative technologies, in the country’s developmental agenda for accelerated growth.
NATIONAL :
BOG reviews qualifications
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Bank of Ghana is to review the qualifying standards for primary dealers in the bonds market as a first step to promoting credible secondary trading in government’s issued securities.
NATIONAL :
118 million dollars for MSMEs
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Ghana and her development partners are providing 118 million dollars to support and promote the growth and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
WASA AMENFI WEST :
Moves to increase revenue
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Many districts in the country are usually faced with the problem of lack of of funds for the progress of development of their areas.
(KNUST) KMA :
Savings club formed
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Co-operative Pharmacist’s Credit Union in Kumasi has formed a savings club at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to inculcate in the students the habit of saving.
AFIGYA SEKYERE :
11 billion goes into health and education
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Afigya Sekyere District Assembly has so far spent 11.3 billion on the health and education sector in the provision of infrastructure under the District Town IV Project.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
Police gearing up for Ghana 2008
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Forty-six senior Police Officers have benefited from a five-day workshop aimed at deriving an effective command and control systems during the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
KMA :
Promote innovative technologies
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A Director at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, (CSIR), Dr Essel Ben Hagan, has called for the prioritisation of innovative technologies, in the country’s developmental agenda for accelerated growth.
KARAGA :
More feeder roads to be rehablitated
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A number of feeder roads across the length and breath of the district have been earmarked for rehabilitation this year with financial support from the Danish Government under the Transport Sector Programme Support two (TSPSII).
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
LOC appeals to corporate bodies to assist ticket sales
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Magnus Rex Danquah, Chief Operating Officer of the Local Organising Committee of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations has appealed to corporate bodies to support ticket sales during next year’s event.
(OLD TAFO) KMA :
GHC 7000 lost to fire
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A shop at Old Tafo, suburb of Kumasi was gutted by fire last Monday destroying properties worth about 7,000 Ghana cedis.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Farmer inflicts cutlass wounds on in-law
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A district magistrate court at Breman Asikuma has remanded a 40-year-old man for inflicting multiple cutlass wounds on his brother-in-law.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Take counselling further
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Assembly member for Alata-Akobirem Electoral area in Apam, Miss Grace Okoe-Santana, has appealed to religious bodies to appoint marriage counsellors to resolve misunderstandings in the marriages of members.
   
(KWAHU TAFO) KWAHU SOUTH :
KTSHS infrastructure improved
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A 50,600 Ghana cedis administrative block and a dinning hall for Kwahu Tafo Senior High School, constructed by Friends of Tafo, a United Kingdom based charitable organization has been inaugurated at Kwahu Tafo in the Kwahu South District.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
I’ll present a winsome side- Le Roy
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Ghana’s Black Stars trainer, Claude Le Roy says his current experimentation of players of the National Team A would come to a close on Wednesday, November 21.
(PASORO ) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Assembly builds school for community
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A ¢450 million six classroom block built by the Atwima - Nwabiagya District Assembly,under the Social Investment Fund (SIF) at Pasoro, near Adankwame, has been inaugurated.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) LOCAL :
Liberty to host Under-19 soccer tourney
Wednesday, October 10 2007
 Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals Football Club will from October 20 to 25th host seven other clubs in an eight Club soccer tournament dubbed "Liberty Under-19 International Tournament" at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) CAF :
Last call for Ghana 2008
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Egypt celebrate after winning the 2006 African Cup of Nations
Egypt need to avoid defeat against Botswana to qualify for Ghana 2008
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL :
Ghana hails Agbeko
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Thousands of boxing lovers yesterday thronged the Kotoka International Airport to welcome the new IBF Bantamweight champion from the United States of America.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL ) FIFA :
Fifa nominates 30 for World Player of the Year Award
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The 30-strong list, drawn up by football experts from the Technical and Development Committee and the Football Committee, includes four England stars - Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, John Terry and Frank Lampard.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Meteors fall to Liberty Professionals
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Premiership campaigners, Liberty Professionals pipped the national Olympic team, Black Meteors 1-0 in a friendly encounter at the El-Wak Sports Stadium in Accra on Tuesday.
(DABOYA) WEST GONJA :
Flood brings wildlife danger
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Daboya Health Centre in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region has seen a rise in snakebite cases following recent floods, which hit the northern parts of the country.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
District hospital receive drugs
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A medical team from Project Cure, a Denver-based Health Care Foundation has presented drugs worth about 15,000 dollars to the management of Ahafo Ano North District Hospital at Tepa-Ashanti.
NATIONAL:
Cell phone operators given a months ultimatum
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The National Communications Authority (NCA) today directed cell phone networks to clean up their acts by November 8, 2007, or face severe sanctions.
SUNYANI :
Purchasing clerks advised
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Head of legal metrology of the Ghana Standards Board,  Mr. Eric Acheampong has advised purchasing clerks of licensed buying companies to operate in conformity with the weights and measures decree of 1975, (NRCD 326).
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) IAAF :
Big Prizes at stake for Athletes
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF at this Sunday’s 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships, Udine, Italy (14 October) which is being contested over the Half Marathon distance.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Baffoe appointed SOS FIFA Ambassador
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Former defender of Ghana’s Black Stars, Anthony Baffoe has been appointed a FIFA SOS Ambassador of the Ghana branch of the world acclaimed children-welfare organisation.
(SPORTS- NEWS) LOCAL :
Use football as a tool for development - Dr Bello
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Dr Bella Bello, a lecturer at the University of Innsbrk, Austria has advised all people to use football as a tool for development and desist from using the sport for other non-viable ventures.
NATIONAL :
NCA to intensify monitoring
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Bernard Forson, Director General National Communication Authority has said in order to better align service level experience of the consuming public with the KPI, the Authority would immediately take steps to modify these performance indicators in the licence conditions.
(KNUST) KMA :
GCB builds new bank
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The management of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) is to introduce a new package to ensure high quality service and reduce long queues in its banking halls.
KMA :
Man dies in police cells
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A 29-year-old man has died in police cells in Kumasi after he was allegedly brutalized by police personnel.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Wednesday, October 10.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST :
Stop sale of
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Dr Victor Paintsil, a Dentist at Tarkwa Government Hospital, has appealed to school authorities and churches to ban the sale of sweets on their compounds and premises to protect children against dental related diseases.
NATIONAL :
No more compensation
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Poultry farmers, who refuse to observe bio-security measures on their farms, would henceforth not be paid any compensation in case of an avian influenza outbreak, Mr Ernest Debrah, Minister of Food and Agriculture, warned .
PROF. FRIMPONG BOATENG :
Science and technology our saviour
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, one of the New Patriotic party (NPP) presidential aspirants, has said he would use science and technology to transform the countrys’ economy if he is elected president.
CPP :
Businessman contest treasurer position
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Eli Elikem Kotoku, Managing Director of Sarkia Ghana Limited, a retailing company at Ho declared his intention to constest the post of National Treasurer for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP).
DR BARFOUR ADJEI BAWUAH :
Health and education my focus
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Dr Barfour Adjei-Bawuah, one of the presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), says he would revamp the health and education sectors if he becomes  President of Ghana.
HACKMAN OWUSU AGYEMAN :
Will tackle corruption
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, a Presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said if he became President, corruption would be tackled vigorously.
(TELEKU BOKAZO) NZEMA EAST:
Go back home-DCOP
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Patrick Timbillah, Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operations,has appealed to the residents of Teleku-Bokazo who had fled the community in the wake of clashes between some community members and the police to put the clashes behind them.
SAEMA :
1200 bulbs distributed
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Shama-Ahanta East Metropolitan Asembly (SAEMA) has distributed 1,200 free compact fluorescent bulbs to the people of Adakope, Amanful East and their surrounding communities.
(LAGOS TOWN) SAEMA :
Digital broadcasting in 24 months
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Berifi Apenteng, a media consultant today said digital broadcasting would be introduced in the country within the next two years.
POLITICS :
PINA provides sponsorship
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The new political movement, the Platform for Independent National Alternative (PINA), which seeks to sponsor independent candidates for 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections said on Wednesday that a number of sponsorship places had been reserved for women and the young.
NATIONAL :
Blood policy out
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Minister of Health Major (rtd) Courage Quashigah, today launched the National Blood Policy in Accra with a call for appropriate measures to be taken in the collection, screening, processing, storage and use of blood and blood products.
NATIONAL :
GNUPS holds 30th AGM
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Nana Akomea, Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, has emphasised the importance of involving the private sector in polytechnic education to help to make end products more useful and relevant for commerce and industry.
AMA :
Teacher goes to France
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A 27-year-old teacher of French in the Ghana Armed Forces, Ms Godstime Gamadeku is to undergo five-month training in France to improve her teaching skills.
(KWABENYA) GA EAST :
Government commited to education
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has reiterated government’s commitment to use quality education to empower the youth to enable them to take the mantle of leadership in future.
HACKMAN OWUSU AGYEMAN :
Launches campaign
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, an aspirant flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), last Tuesday said military training would be a component of the National Service Scheme, if elected.
(KUMAWU) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
5 years for murder
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A 40 year-old mason who attempted to poison his wife at Kumawu in the Sekyere East District has been jailed five years by a circuit court at Kumawu.
(BIBIANI) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Businessman in fraud
Wednesday, October 10 2007
A magistrate’s court at Bibiani has granted Asare Bediako, a 39 year-old timber merchant, a GH¢5,000 (50 million cedis) bail for defrauding a fellow timber dealer.
    
(KWABRE) NKORANZA SOUTH :
MP appreciates community
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Mr Kwame Ampofo-Twumasi, Member of Parliament (MP) for Nkoranza South, has commended the chiefs and people of Kwabre for pooling their resources to establish a senior high school in the area.
HO :
Alavanyo/Nkonya -UN briefed
Wednesday, October 10 2007
The Mediation Committee on the Alavanyo/Nkonya decades-old land dispute, has briefed a United Nations (UN) team at a meeting in Ho about the process and progress made so far.
NATIONAL :
75,000 dollars for flood victims
Thursday, October 11 2007
Barclays Bank Ghana Limited offshore branch through the Minister of Interior presented a cheque of 75,000 Dollars to the Ghana International Red Cross.
(TELEKU-BOKAZU) NZEMA EAST:
Rioters bailed
Thursday, October 11 2007
A Sekondi district magistrates’ court has granted 27 persons from Teleku-Bokazu and Anwiah, GH¢10,000 (100 million cedis) bail each with one surety.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Another medical school
Thursday, October 11 2007
The first batch of students of the School of Health and Medical Sciences of the Presbyterian University College, has enrolled at the Ashanti Akim Campus of the University, at Agogo in the Ashanti Region.
TEMA :
Teacher’s transfer condemned
Thursday, October 11 2007
The National Progressive Association of Teachers (NAPTA) has condemned the demotion and transfer of a head teacher for commenting on the low enrolment during the start of the new educational reform.
LAWRA :
Revive confederation- chief
Thursday, October 11 2007
A traditional ruler has called for the revival of the Lawra-Jirapa-Lambussie confederation in the Lawra District of the Upper West Region, towards the settlement of all disputes and development of the area.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST :
Assembly complex underway
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Wassa Amenfi East District Chief Executive Hon. Doris Gyaponmah Oduro has appealed to the government to help in solving the infrastructural problem facing the district.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Student drowns
Thursday, October 11 2007
Kwesi Michael, a 23-year old student drowned when he went swimming near the Royal Beach Resort in Winneba.
(SEIDI) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Parents accused
Thursday, October 11 2007
Persistent threats, vilification and other hostile attitudes by some parents towards teachers, are some of the major causes identified for the low educational standards at Seidi, a farming community near Nkawie in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District.
(GORONG) KMA :
Community appeals to Otumfuo
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Talensi and Nabdam community in the Ashanti Region have
appealed to Otumfuo Osei-Tutu 11, the Asantehene, to intervene and call to order the leadership of the Gorong community.
HO :
Pandemonium at chiefs gathering
Thursday, October 11 2007
Pandemonium broke out at a meeting of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs in Ho when Electoral officers from the Volta Regional Electoral Office informed the House about a court injunction restraining the EC from organizing the elections.
(SHIME) KETA :
Flood victims visited
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa-Ghana (FSDA-Ghana), a non-governmental organization working in the fields of education, health as well as in the promotion of income generating activities in the Shime area of the Keta District in the Volta Region have visited flood victims in the Shime in the Anlo Constituency.
    
(ANKANADOWA) SEKYERE WEST :
Association supported
Thursday, October 11 2007
Mr Kwame Osei Agyemang- Prempeh, Member for Parliament (MP) for Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo, has presented school bags and other items to the Sekyere West branch of the Ghana Association of the Blind (GAB).
AMA :
Flourescent lamps replaced
Thursday, October 11 2007
Twenty-six thousand pieces of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) have so far been distributed free of charge in the Accra metropolis in the ongoing exercise to replace incandescent bulbs with CFLs.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST :
Help promote peace- DCE
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Nzema East District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Joshua Kwajah-Ellimah, has stated that it is the duty of assembly members to ensure peace and tranquility in their respective electoral areas.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST :
Massive clean-up exercise organised
Thursday, October 11 2007
A massive clean-up exercise and a grand durbar dubbed, The fourth edition of the "Clean-up the World" has been organised at Axim, the capital of the Nzema East District.
SAEMA :
Help propagate government policies-media told
Thursday, October 11 2007
The minister of Information and National Orientations, Mrs. Oboshie Sai-Cofie, has lauded the development of the media landscape and expressed the hope that the media will continue to partner the government to reach out to the people.
NATIONAL :
President calls on NPA
Thursday, October 11 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) and Oil Marketing Companies to embark on an intensive public education campaign to sensitise Ghanaians on the proper way to handle liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
(JAMES FORT) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Three discharged
Thursday, October 11 2007
Three persons were on Wednesday discharged at the second sitting of a Court set up to review remand cases at the James Fort Prisons in Accra.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Development seminar underway
Thursday, October 11 2007
A two-day national consensus-building dialogue on a long-term development plan for Ghana opened at Takoradi.
(JEWI WHARF) HALF ASSINI :
Couple arrested
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVISU) of the Ghana Police Service has arrested a couple for allegedly attempting to traffic three young girls from Ghana to Cote d’Ivoire.
(OWABI) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Goats involved in accident
Thursday, October 11 2007
When residents of Owabi in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region, went to the scene of an accident involving a taxi, they least expected to be rescuing gagged goats and sheep.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA :
NYEP help increase teachers
Thursday, October 11 2007
Under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) 150 community education teaching assistance have been recruited and posted to basic schools in the Central Gonja District.
(BUIPE)
More development for Central Gonja
Thursday, October 11 2007
Mr. Yakubu said four three-classroom blocks are under construction at  Buipe, Jalape, Sankpala and Lito, while 1, 900 dual desk had also been supplied to schools district wide.
    
NORTH TONGU:
Rural Enterprise Programme training
Thursday, October 11 2007
A number of people have received training in different fields under the Rural Enterprise Programme in the North Tongu District.
TAMALE :
Motor riders disapprove of law
Thursday, October 11 2007
Hundreds of motor riders in the Tamale Metropolis  rode speedily on their motorbikes without helmets to the Regional Police Station to register their disapproval of the law that required them  to wear helmets while riding.
( LEGON) GA EAST :
Students suffer food poisoning
Thursday, October 11 2007
The University of Ghana Hospital in Legon, is investigating an incident in which 35 students of the University have suffered food poisoning.
     
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
School of health takes off
Thursday, October 11 2007
The first batch of students of the School of Health and Medical Sciences of  the Presbyterian University College has enrolled at the Ashanti Akim Campus of the University at Agogo in the Ashanti Region.
(TANODUMASI) : ATWIMA - MPONUA
buildings submerged in Tano River
Thursday, October 11 2007
About 50 residential houses and five church mansions were submerged in the Tano River at Tanodumasi in the Atwima-Mponua District, when the river burst its banks following a torrential rainfall in the early part of the week.
TAMALE :
Over 1,000 kilometers of feeder roads lost to floods
Thursday, October 11 2007
About 1,000 kilometres of feeder roads in the Northern Region lost to the floods may result in more communities being cut off or marooned if these roads are not fixed before the next rainy season.
    
ACCRA :
Dansoman LPG station was built on court order - EPA
Thursday, October 11 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said it rejected an application for the construction of an LPG filling station around Wesley Grammar School at Dansoman, but a court order compelled them to issue the permit later.
SUNYANI :
Post office for Sunyani
Thursday, October 11 2007
Ghana Post Company is to build two more satellite post offices at Abesim and Fiapre in Brong-Ahafo to reduce pressure on the Sunyani Post Office.
TAMALE :
Motorcyclists in Tamale demonstrate
Friday, October 12 2007
Hundreds of motorcyclists in the Tamale Metropolis has embarked on a three-hour demonstration against court fines of between 2.5 and 15.5 million cedis imposed on their colleagues by the Tamale Circuit Court for not wearing helmets.
WA :
Low patronage of condoms in Wa
Friday, October 12 2007
The Wa Municipal anti- HIV/AIDS Committee has started supplying free condoms to hotels, drinking bars and restaurants in the municipality for distribution to their clients as a way of arresting the low patronage of condoms in the area.
    
(KUMASI) KMA:
GCB constructs new branch at KNUST
Friday, October 12 2007
Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), the country’s biggest bank, on Tuesday cut the sod for work to begin on a 15 billion-cedi branch at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.
BOLGATANGA :
Minister donates to Eid-UL-Fitr
Friday, October 12 2007
Mr Alhassan Samari, Upper East Regional Minister has presented 30 bags of rice and 300 Ghana cedis cash to the Muslim Community in Bolgatanga towards the celebration of this year’s Eid-Ul-Fitr.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Musical Jamboree to rock Accra after CAF Draw
Friday, October 12 2007
A special music jamboree would precede the draw of the Ghana 2008 African Cup of Nations scheduled for the International Conference Center in Accra on Friday, October 19.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Hayatou to lead CAF delegation for CAF Draw
Friday, October 12 2007
Alhaji Issa Hayatou, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) would lead a 49-member delegation to Ghana for the official draw of the 26th edition of the African Cup of Nations slated for Accra on Friday, October 19.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
CAN 2008 Mascot to be named on Friday
Friday, October 12 2007
 The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations will officially outdoor the name of the Mascot for the tournament during the balloting of the teams billed for the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) on Friday, October 19.
(SPORTS- NEWS) LOCAL :
Alhaji Bandoh barks at LOC
Friday, October 12 2007
 Alhaji Ahmed Bandoh, Chief Executive Officer of Bahmed Travel and Tours has ’barked’ at the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of Ghana 2008 for what he described as inadequate hype for the tournament.
(NATIONAL) Miss Ghana 2007 becomes Fistula ambassador
Friday, October 12 2007
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Government of Ghana (GoG) has jointly conferred on Ms Frances Judith Takyi-Mensah, Miss Ghana 2007 an ambassador of Obstetrics Fistula Project in the country.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Premier league to commence on December 1
Friday, October 12 2007
Congress, the highest decision making body of Ghana Football Association (GFA) has fixed Saturday, December 1 as the commencement date for the dragged premier league.
TAMALE :
Tamale to develop a housing project
Friday, October 12 2007
Tamale Metropolitan Assembly in collaboration with Louisville, Kentucky in the United States, is to develop a housing project to attract residents and people in the Diaspora to the area.
NATIONAL :
French Government commits 750,000 Euros to flood victims
Friday, October 12 2007
The French Government has stepped up its support for flood victims in the Northern part of Ghana by granting 500,000 Euros to the Ghanaian Government towards the “Food Security Programme”.
TECHIMAN :
Five drivers fined for various traffic offences
Friday, October 12 2007
A Techiman Circuit Court has fined five drivers 1,620 Ghana cedis for various offences on the Techiman-Kumasi, Techiman-Wenchi and Techiman-Kintampo roads.
SUNYANI :
Land speculators urged to live Bui area lands alone
Friday, October 12 2007
Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister on has expressed concern about the activities of land speculators at Banda in the Tain district of the region, where the Bui Hydro electric dam is to be constructed to get compensation.
    
(KUMASI) KMA :
GHANFUA increases flour products
Friday, October 12 2007
The Ghana National Flour Users Association (GHANFUA), has announced an upward adjustment in the price of bread and other products as a result of persistent increase in the price of flour.
 
(JEMA) : NKORANZA :
Retired educationist honoured
Friday, October 12 2007
Old students of the Boana Local Primary school in the Nkoranza District of the Brong-Ahafo region have presented GHC120 (1.2 million cedis) to the first head teacher who started a basic school in the area.
(TAKORADI) SEAMA :
Prove your titles - landowners urged
Friday, October 12 2007
Mr. George Amoako Quaicoe, Western Regional Lands Commission Chairman, has denied any wrong doing by Mr. Seraphime Hans-Jorie, the acting Regional Lands Officer.
 
(ASANKRANGWA) AMENFI WEST :
GT boost up operations
Friday, October 12 2007
The Ghana Telecom (GT) has become assertive and more alive to its responsibilities to its customers as a result of the keen competition in the telecommunication industry, Mr. Emmanuel Dziko, GT General Manager in charge of Strategy and Business Development, has said.
Daniel Kwaku Botwe :
NPP delegates cautioned
Friday, October 12 2007
Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe, an aspiring flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on delegates to the December Congress, to ensure that the person elected would be above reproach, honest and could retain confidence of Ghanaians in the party.
    
NATIONAL :
Togo to close border on sunday
Friday, October 12 2007
The Ministry of the Interior has announced that the Togolese authorities would close their side of the border from October 13-15 because of their parliamentary elections.
    
KMA
Friday, October 12 2007
KMA :
MCE calls for vibrant workforce
Friday, October 12 2007
Madam Patricia Appiagyei, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to exercise their bodies regularly to improve their health.
(ELUBO) JOMORO:
Hotlines to check telephone fraud
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Ghana Telecommunications (GT) Company has introduced toll free hotlines for its customers to report fraud, cable theft, unauthorised tapping of phone lines and manipulations of payphones.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Don’t engage in chieftaincy disputes-youth adviced
Saturday, October 13 2007
The youth have been advised not to engage in chieftaincy disputes and other negative tendencies that could undermine their progress and national development.
KMA :
GH¢ 2,000 for hardened criminal
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Ghana Police Service have offered GH¢2,000 as reward to any member of the public that would volunteer information l3eading to the arrest of a suspected hardened criminal who for sometime now had been committing multiple robberies in the Kumasi Metropolis and the Sunyani Municipality.
JAMAN NORTH :
Moves to alleviate poverty
Saturday, October 13 2007
As part of the Assembly’s plans to alleviate poverty in the area, people especially women in the hinterland are being targeted for the formation of groups.
(TELEKU BOKAZO) NZEMA EAST :
Committee set up to investigate disturbances
Saturday, October 13 2007
A seven-member committee has been established to investigate the cause of the disturbances at Nkroful, Teleku Bokazo and Anwea in the Nzema East district.
NATIONAL :
Muslims congratulated for successful Ramadan
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Patrick Acheampong and the Police Administration has congratulated Moslems for successfully observing the Ramadan and wish them Barka Sallah.
(EFIA NKWANTA) SAEMA :
Accident victims supported
Saturday, October 13 2007
Papa Owusu Ankomah, Member of Parliament for Sekondi has presented 600 Ghana cedis to the seven Nkontompo accident victims on admission at the Effia Nkwanta Hospital.
(NKONTOMPO) SAEMA :
High tide observed
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Papa Owusu Ankomah has visited Nkontompo, a suburb of Sekondi to assess a high sea tide.
(PWALUGU) BOLGATANGA :
Police recruits pass out
Saturday, October 13 2007
Two hundred and thirty-nine Police Recruits passed out at the Police Training School at Pwalugu near Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.
HO :
Police ready to brave task
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Human Resource Development, Mrs Joana Osei-Poku, has said the police are prepared to ensure a safe CAN 2008 Tournament in the country next year.
KMA :
Medical personnel to be trained in tropical medicine
Saturday, October 13 2007
Authorities of German Armed Forces are collaborating with the management of Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) in Tropical Medicine to provide training in tropical medicine for its medical practitioners and other health personnel serving abroad.
NATIONAL :
Health workers to receive new salaries
Saturday, October 13 2007
Health workers would receive new salaries by the end of October, Reverend Richard Kwasi Yeboah National Chairman of Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) announced at Tema.
NATIONAL :
Speak against tariffs on cocoa products-Kufuor
Saturday, October 13 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has tasked member countries of the Cocoa Producers Alliance (COPAL) to speak against the imposition of tariffs on cocoa products such as cocoa powder and cocoa butter that were exported to the European Countries.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
Move to augument number of teachers
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Adansi South District Assembly is to make the sponsorship for teacher trainees more attractive to enable the District to have enough teachers to fill vacancies in the schools.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
"No Chop money tops" violent cases
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Ashanti Regional Office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) has received 264 cases for September, this year out of which 33 are defilement and 165 for Non-Maintenance.
OBUASI :
No school recorded zero per cent
Saturday, October 13 2007
No Junior High School (JHS) in the Obuasi municipality recorded zero per cent in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(ASHIAMAN) TMA :
Parliamentarian donates to muslims
Saturday, October 13 2007
Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Member of Parliament for Kpone-Katamanso has presented 20 bags of rice valued at 800 Ghana cedis to the Ashaiman-Zenu Muslim Community towards the celebration of the Eid-Ul-Fitr.
NATIONAL :
Muslims asked to embrace the spirit of tolerance
Saturday, October 13 2007
Vice President Alhaji Mahama has congratulated Muslims for a successful Ramadan and called on them to use the spiritual exercise to speed up the development of Ghana in the spirit of tolerance and self-sacrifice.
OFFINSO :
Measures to curb illegal chainsaw operations
Saturday, October 13 2007
The Offinso District Security Committee (DISEC) in conjunction with the District Forestry Commission has put in place a special task force to curb the increasing spate of illegal chainsaw operators in the District.
   
TMA :
Authorities donate to SHS
Saturday, October 13 2007
Authorities of Tema Traditional Council (TTC) have presented a cow and 30 crates of soft drinks to authorities of Chemu Secondary School towards their 25th anniversary celebration.
(DAMBAI MARKET) KRACHI EAST :
Demolition justified
Saturday, October 13 2007
Mr Michael Gyato, Krachi-East District Chief Executive (DCE) has stressed that the Assembly did painstaking consultations with all stakeholders including property owners before moving on October 3, this year to demolish structures at the Dambai Market.
(FUMSO) ADANSI NORTH :
GH¢230,000 water project for community
Saturday, October 13 2007
 The government under the German-sponsored Small Town Water Project (STWP) has provided the Fumso community with a GH¢230,000 (2.3 billion cedis) water project.
    
(INDEPENDENCE SQUARE) AMA:
Annual ritual must cease- President
Saturday, October 13 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for an end to the annual ritual of poor organisation of the Hajj, resulting from bad planning and the pursuit of parochial self-interest on the part of some members of the Hajj Committee.
(LABADI) AMA :
Over 50 food vendors found unhealthy
Monday, October 15 2007
Out of a total of 316 food sellers within the La Sub-Metropolitan Area, who underwent medical screening this year, 55 were found to be medically unfit to handle food.
(ODODODIODOO) AMA :
MP commended
Monday, October 15 2007
Some opinion and community leaders the Odododiodoo Constituency have commended the Member of Parliament, Mr Jonathan Nii Tackie-Komme, for his commitment to the provision of educational infrastructure in his two years in office.
WASA AMENFI EAST :
DCE expresses concern
Monday, October 15 2007
Hon. Doris Gyaponmah Oduro, District Chief Executive of Wasa
Amenfi East lamented that lack of vibrant economic ventures in the district hampers development.
(SUHUM) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Shoe repairer convicted
Monday, October 15 2007
The Suhum Magistrates’ Court has convicted Sule Abubakari, a 26-year-old shoe repairer to a fine of GH¢200 (2 million cedis) for stealing iron roods.
    
(OYIBI) DANGME WEST :
Avoid politics in churches - Christians urged
Monday, October 15 2007
The Reverend Ben Larsey, District Head of the Praise Congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Oyibi, has called on Christians to do away with partisan politics in Churches since it was a source of disunity in congregations.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Muslim youth urged to be of good behaviour
Monday, October 15 2007
The Acting Eastern Regional Chief Imam, Sheik Alhaj Siraju-Deen Ibrahim Al-Hamdu, had pleaded with Muslims in the country especially the youth, to be of good behaviour.
(NEW ABIRIM) BIRIM NORTH :
Multi-purpose police station inaugurated
Monday, October 15 2007
A multi-purpose police station worth millions of cedis has been inaugurated at New Abirem to provide security services to the increasing population in the Birim North District.
(ADEISO) WEST AKYEM DISTRICT :
Parents concerned
Monday, October 15 2007
Parents of Anglican Primary and Junior High Schools at Adeiso in the West Akyem District raised concern about classes being held under huts and trees and called on the authorities to help check the situation.
TMA :
Heads of schools urged to check improper dressing- Veep
Monday, October 15 2007
Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has challenged school authorities to check the improper dress codes students have recently adopted.
KMA :
Founding Fathers remembered
Monday, October 15 2007
Citizens of the Volta Region resident in the Ashanti Region have organized a durbar to remember the founding fathers whose vision
and efforts led to the establishment of the Anloga Township in Kumasi.
WA :
Meat processing unit to be established soon
Monday, October 15 2007
The Wa Polytechnic is to establish a meat-processing unit for academic and income generation purposes, Professor Sampson Agodzo, Principal of the Polytechnic has announced.
HO :
Federation to act against disabled beggars
Monday, October 15 2007
The Ghana Federation of the Disabled is to take measures to rid the streets of disabled beggars.
WA :
Principal worried about immoral behaviour
Monday, October 15 2007
Professor Sampson Agodzo, Principal of the Wa Polytechnic has expressed concern about the immoral behaviour of some teaching staff and students in some institutions to gain favours in the award of high marks in examinations.
   
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Rural enterprises project launched
Monday, October 15 2007
Ghanaians have been reminded that the Government’s Rural Enterprises Project (REP) is aimed at encouraging the development of indigenous businesses at the district level.
WENCHI :
DCE expresses concern about chieftaincy dispute
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Madam Ibrahim Bintu Farizana, Wenchi District Chief Executive, has expressed concern over a protracted chieftaincy dispute at Wenchi and called for its quick resolution.
NKORANZA :
Exhibit tolerance-Imam
Tuesday, October 16 2007
A Moslem leader at Nkoranza in Brong Ahafo has urged the leadership of political parties to exhibit tolerance during the electioneering campaign towards the 2008 elections.
NKORANZA :
Assembly donates to muslims
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The Nkoranza District Assembly presented about 50 bags of sugar and 60 bags of rice all valued at about GH¢4,000 (40 million cedis) to Moslems in the District.
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Six perish
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Six persons died on the spot when the GMC Ford vehicle on which they were travelling on the Walewale-Gambaga road in the Northern Region burst one of its front tyres and somersaulted several times.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Help rehabilitate roads-Chief
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Nana Kwesi Takyi II, Chief of Wassa Dwinase has appealed to the Mpohor-Wassa-East District Assembly and authorities of Department of Feeder Roads for assistance to rehabilitate roads in the area that had been affected by the rains.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Women farmers call for more support
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Women farmers’ groups from the southern part of the country  called on government to increase support for women farmers to improve food production.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Youth urged not to avail themselves
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Youth Co-ordinator of the National Youth Council (NYC), Mr. Emmanuel Sodja Martey, has advised the youth not to allow themselves to be used as instruments of intimidation and destruction by any group of people or individuals.
(KWAMIKROM) JASIKAN :
Health centre cleaned
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Members of the Kwamikrom branch of the Ghana Pentecostal Council (GPC) spent three hours cleaning over-grown weeds at the compounds of the Kwamikrom Health Centre.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
500 food vendors eligible to operate
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Five hundred out of 700 food vendors screened in Mpohor Wassa East District were certified to be eligible to operate.
TAMALE :
Provide anti-retroviral drugs in all districts
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Mr. Edward Ameyibor, Managing Director of Diamond FM, has appealed to the government to subsidise and make anti-retroviral drugs available in all districts for People Living With HIV/AIDS.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Thirty farmers undergo training
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Thirty selected farmers and members of Network of Expert in Agro-business Development (NEAD) in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District have attended a five- day capacity building training on Integrated Pest Management and Best Practices in vegetable production at Breman Asikuma.
HOHOE :
Muslims to set up education fund
Tuesday, October 16 2007
A Ghana Muslim Education Fund (GMEF) is to be established in the Volta Region to cater for brilliant but needy Muslim children.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
School blocks for district
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Five communities in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District have been chosen by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports to benefit from the construction of school blocks under the "Schools Under Trees Project".
SUNYANI :
NALAG conference begins tomorrow
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG)
15th biennial delegates conference is scheduled to begin
tomorrow.
(KNUST) KMA :
Concerns raised about occultism
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The Most Reverend Gabriel Justice Anokye, Auxilliary Catholic Bishop of Kumasi, has expressed concern about occultism by students in second and tertiary institutions in the country.
CPP :
I am still the Member of Parliament for KEEA- Dr Nduom
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Member of Parliament (MP) for Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) constituency on Sunday said, he was still the sitting MP of the
ALHAJI ALIU MAHAMA :
Alhaji Aliu Mahama best for NPP
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Co-ordinator of the National School Feeding Programme has described Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama as the strongest candidate who can retain power for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Election 2008.
PAPA OWUSU ANKOMAH:
Primaries good, for NPP
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Papa Owusu -Ankomah, one of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential hopefuls, has stated that, the election of a flag bearer, would make the party stronger and more attractive to Ghanaians.
    
WENCHI :
DCE expresses concern about dispute at Wenchi
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Madam Ibrahim Bintu Farizana, Wenchi District Chief Executive, has expressed concern over a protracted chieftaincy dispute at Wenchi and called for its quick resolution.
    
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Rain destroys more homes
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Breman Asikuma Sixty people were rendered homeless, three buildings collapsed and property worth about 20,000 Ghana cedis were destroyed at Breman Asikuma following a heavy rainfall at Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District last week
    
SEKONDI :
Education on hygine for sellers
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Mr Samuel Agyarko, Environmental Health Officer of the Sekondi Sub-Metropolitan Assembly, has advised vegetable and fruit sellers against displaying their wares on bare floor.
 
NKWANTA:
Nkwanta benefits from NYEP
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Some 583 youth have been employed under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Nkwanta District.
CPP :
Candidates must know delegates
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Mr Kosi Dedey, an aspiring General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has called on the leadership of the party to submit a list of congress delegates to all official candidates at least two weeks to the party’s congress.
(ZONGO) EJISU :
Embrace NHIS
Tuesday, October 16 2007
A Muslim leader has appealed to Muslims to embrace the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enable them enjoy quality health care delivery for themselves and their families.
(AKATSI) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Togolese jailed
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Anani Ahiamado, a Togolese farmer who stole a goat he found wandering in the neighbourhood of a relative he had visited at Akatsi, was jailed 12 months in hard labour by Akatsi Magistrate court.
(NTESO) FANTEAKWA :
Education taken to a different level
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Fanteakwa District Directorate of Education has instituted measures to improve comprehension and communication skills of students to enable them perform better at the Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE).
NKORANZA :
Ghanaians abroad want to vote-MP
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Ghanaians living abroad have shown keen interest in the Representation of the Peoples Law and have expressed their eagerness to vote in the 2008 general election, according to Major Derek Oduro (rtd), MP for Nkoranza North.
NKORANZA :
New executives elected
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Members of Nkoranza District branch of Ghana National Association of Private Schools have elected new executive members to steer the affairs of the association.
    
(NAVRONGO) BOLGA :
More study to fight against malaria
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The Navrongo Health Research Centre in the Upper East Region, is undertaking a study aimed at identifying the genes in individuals that protect them against malaria.
(ESSIKADO) TAKORADI :
Anti corruption campaign localised
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Nana Kobina Nketia V, Paramount Chief of Essikado Traditional Area, has launched an Anti-Corruption Slogan and Art Competition in the Ghanaian local Languages.
(BEGORO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Man steals from church
Tuesday, October 16 2007
A Begoro District court has sentenced  Opata Ossom 20, a mason from Ehiamenkyene on his own plea to six months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing some items from a chapel.
    
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Area declared eco -tourism zone
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The Shama-Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) has designated the Monkey Hill Forest Area and a nearby wetland in Takoradi as an eco-tourism Zone.
(AKUNTANIM) DORMAA :
Four schools get new classes
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Squadron Leader Ben Anane Asamoah (RTD), Dormaa District Chief Executive, has cut the sod for construction work to begin on classroom blocks estimated at 2.6 billion cedis for four ’schools under trees’ in the district.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Destroyed road cuts off community
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Nana Kwesi Takyi II, Chief of Wassa Dwinase has appealed to the Mpohor-Wassa-East District Assembly and authorities of Department of Feeder Roads for assistance to rehabilitate roads in the area that had been affected by the rains.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
500 eligible to sell
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Five hundred out of 700 food vendors screened in Mpohor Wassa East District were certified to be eligible to operate.
(LA) AMA :
Assembly undertakes hygiene exercise
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Out of a total of 316 food sellers within the La Sub-Metropolitan Area, who underwent medical screening this year, 55 were found to be medically unfit to handle food.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Media reports refuted
Tuesday, October 16 2007
Mr. Andrew Awuni, Secretary to President John Agyekum Kufuor, has denied media speculations that a meeting at the Osu Castle on Monday, organised for the 19 presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party, turned acrimonious.
(BREKUSO) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
100,000 dollars in stationery for two
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Friendship Force International of Los Angeles, a voluntary Organisation presented reading books and assorted stationery worth over 100,000 dollars to support two schools at Brekuso in the Akuapim South District.
NATIONAL :
Workshop pn orders
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Research indicates that total value of remittance from about 175 million immigrants worldwide in 2005 was estimated at over 230 billion dollars.
(NTESO)FANTEAKWA :
Do not curse your children
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Ms Mary Animwah, Fanteakwa District Director of Education, has urged parents to adopt positive measures to reform their children instead of pronouncing curses and insult on them for misconduct.
(MANKESSIM) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Be more deserning
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Ahmadiyya Muslim youngsters have been cautioned against allowing themselves to be misled by politicians to cause trouble during the impending national delegates’ congress of a number of political parties and during the campaign for the 2008 election.
    
NPP :
We need more people
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Felix Nyarko-Antwi, Vice Chairman of the Mfantseman West Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has advised members to avoid utterances, which could discourage newcomers from joining the party.
TEMA :
Mother and children steal 600 million cedis
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Rebecca Borteley Otsedze, a trader and her three children were granted 100,000 Ghana cedis (one billion cedis) bail with a surety each by Tema Circuit Court ’A’ for allegedly stealing 60,000 Ghana cedis (600 million cedis) worth of jewellery.
    
SUNYANI :
Reform will be a success
Wednesday, October 17 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has assured directors of education that the government would provide the requisite incentives for the successful implementation of the new education reforms.
JAKE OBETSEBI -LAMPTEY :
He presents nomination documents
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr. Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, Former Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations has presented nomination documents and paid for 25,000 Ghana cedis to register to bid for the Flag bearer slot of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
NANA AKUFFO ADDO :
Warns against Swedru declaration
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, an aspiring New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer has reiterated his call to the party to be guided by the former President Jerry Rawlings "Swedru Declaration" which he said still hunts the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
NATIONAL :
UN Day celebrated
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Ghana marked the 62nd United Nations (UN) Day celebration with renewed commitment to support the current Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki Moon to make the UN more relevant to the world’s people.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
DCE encourages muslims
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr. Francis Dorpenyoh, District Chief Executive for Adansi South, has appealed to Muslims to embrace holy living as a lifetime principle and not only during Ramadan.
(MEYIWA BUSANKOR) FANTEAKWA :
School scores zero per cent
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Ms Mary Aniwah, Fanteakwa District Director of Education has announced that students of Meyiwa Busankor Junior High Secondary School(JHSS) in the area scored zero per cent in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(ABUORSO) FANTEAKWA :
Snake attacks GES supervisor
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Akorang Aboagye, Circuit Supervisor of Education for Abuorso Circuit in the Fanteakwa District, had the shock of his life when a snake coiled around his right wrist last Friday.
    
SUNYANI :
Municipal trains 1017
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr. K. Fosu Gyeabour, Sunyani Municipal Director of Education, has lauded the new education reform and described it as a joy to parents and teachers.
(ADENTA) TEMA :
Door to Door sanitation
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr. David Quaye Annang, Chief Executive Officer of the Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) has stressed the need for Ghanaians to change their habit of littering and dumping waste indiscriminately in the city.
JAMAN NORTH :
¢12 billion project on course
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Construction work on a three-storey assembly office and conference hall has began in the Jaman North District.
WA :
FGM in retrospect
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Stakeholders on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) have observed that it was still being carried out in some communities in the Upper West Region without detection by Law Enforcement Agencies.
(KATH) KMA:
KATH performs first surgery
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi has recorded a significant historical feat after successfully performing its maiden open-heart surgery .
NATIONAL :
President informed of death
Wednesday, October 17 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor conveyed his condolences to the chiefs and people of Kumawu Traditional Area for the death of the Omanhene, Barima Asumadu-Sakyi.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Avoid political violence
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Awutu-Effutu-Senya, Mr Solomon Abbam Quaye, has cautioned the youth in the district to shun people who would attempt to influence them with money to engage in violence during the 2008 elections.
(NKWABENG) NKRONZA :
Stakeholders review performance of schools
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza District Director of Education, has observed that the inability of some parents to exercise disciplinary control over their children was negatively affecting the education of the kids.
NATIONAL :
On-line journalism workshop begins in Koforidua
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Forty Information Officers of the Information Services Department (ISD) from all the 10 Regions last Tuesday began a two-week workshop in on-line journalism in Koforidua.
    
NATIONAL :
Kufuor leaves for Equatorial Guinea
Wednesday, October 17 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor  left  Accra today for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, for a one-day visit during which he will participate in the commissioning of a multi-million dollar liquefied natural gas plant.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH DISTRICT :
Implement audit committee for assembly
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The Presiding Member (PM) of the Adansi South District Assembly in Ashanti has called for the establishment of an Audit Implementation Committee to monitor and ensure the judicious use of all revenue generated by the Assembly.
NATIONAL :
HACKMAN DONATES TO NADMO
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, an NPP presidential aspirant on Tuesday made his second donation to support flood victims when he handed over 100 bags of rice to the authorities.
KMA :
MOH establishes Therapy Centres
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has set up over 48 Anti-Retroviral Therapy Centres in the country of which 12 are in the Ashanti Region to help manage and treat HIV/AIDS cases.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Wednesday, October 17.
(OFFINSO NEW TOWN) OFFINSO :
District to capture full membership
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Augustine Collins Ntim, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Offinso today said the membership of the Offinsoman National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has risen to 60,000.
 
TAMALE :
Northern DCEs attend management programme
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, has appealed to district assemblies to make  effort to establish sub-district structures for the decentralisation process to be complete.
NATIONAL :
President celebrates with Equatorial guinea
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Oil-rich Equatorial Guinea today formally entered the global gas market as a major new player with the inauguration of a 1.5 billion-dollar Liquefied Natural Gas Plant.
NATIONAL :
GBA worried about Darfur
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) reiterated its condemnation, without reservation, of the genocide in the Sudanese province of Darfur.
NANA AKUFFO ADDO :
Nana tours Gt. Accra
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,  has called on members of the party, not to support any aspirant who defects from the party after losing in the December 22 Congress.
NANA AKUFFO ADDO :
Am not arrogant
Wednesday, October 17 2007
On electing a flag bearer based on religion and ethnicity, Nana Akufo-Addo says the NPP would not indulge in such issues that had created chaos and conflicts in some African countries.
NATIONAL :
National driving school in the offing
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The 2007 International Road Transport Action Week Campaign  began in Accra with a call on road users, especially drivers, to strictly comply with traffic and motor regulations to reduce indiscipline and carnage on roads.
NATIONAL :
Accidents to go down to single digits
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Magnus Opare Asamoah, Deputy Minister of Transportation said increase in road construction and rehabilitation demonstrated government’s commitment to make the transport sector safe, reliable and efficient for Ghana to serve as a corridor for the sub-region.
NATIONAL :
Effective transportation being discussed
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Mr Emmanuel A. Mensah, Coordinating Secretary, International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) said the campaign under the theme: "Organising Globally" Building Union Power, Correcting Indiscipline On Our Roads, Eradicating the Carnage On Our Roads, Addressing Undue Delays at the Frontiers And Fighting the HIV/AIDS Pandemic" has brought together stakeholders to discuss ways to ensure effective transport system.
NATIONAL :
Tourism ministry put on the spot
Wednesday, October 17 2007
The need to strengthen the accountability process in the public service was yesterday brought to the fore in Parliament when the Minister of Tourism and Diasproan Relations, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng and his Chief Director, Mrs Bridget Katsriku, appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
NATIONAL :
Ghana marks poverty eradication day
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Over 150 officials of the United Nations Agencies in Ghana on Wednesday joined millions of people around the world to observe this year’s the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
(CASTLE OSU) AMA :
Internal competition alllowed
Thursday, October 18 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has reminded New Patriotic Party flag bearer aspirants of the party that it was important for all of them to feel the heat of the internal competition as a useful preparation for the more intense competition during the general elections.
    
NATIONAL :
Ghana to deliver a paper at Washington
Thursday, October 18 2007
Mr. Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Minister of Foreign Affairs left Accra this evening for Washington, USA to attend the annual general meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
(AMA) NPP :
National chairman leaves for Uganda
Thursday, October 18 2007
The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Peter Mac Manu leaves Accra for Kampala, Uganda to attend Leadership and Executive Meeting of Democratic Union of Africa (DUA) from the October 18 - 20.
    
(BOGOSO) WASSA WEST :
Sector minister tours district
Thursday, October 18 2007
Madam Esther Obeng Dapaah, Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines has toured the mining sites of Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea limited (GSBPL) as part of a two-day tour of some mining companies in the Wassa West District.
KMA :
Region terminates 13 road contracts
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council (ARCC) has terminated 13 feeder road contracts and warned 30 other contractors to work assiduously to complete their projects or would be sanctioned.
NATIONAL :
Artists use talents to raise funds
Thursday, October 18 2007
Concerned Artistes for Disaster Relief (CADRE), a charitable organization,launched a national appeal to raise funds in support of the four regions recently hit by floods.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Lawyers cry for prisoners
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has entreated government, to as  a matter of urgency and on humanitarian grounds, increase the 4,000 cedis daily feeding allowance for the upkeep of  a prisoner.
PAPA OWUSU ANKOMAH:
Call for change in economy
Thursday, October 18 2007
Papa Owusu Ankomah,  said the country must change from a commodity led economy to become efficiency driven in order to accelerate economic progress.
TAMALE :
VRA donates to flood victims
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has donated rice and maize valued at over 100 million cedis to victims of the recent floods in the three northern regions.
AMA :
NAFAC 2007 launched
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture has instituted November each year as a National Cultural Awareness month to help integrate Ghanaian Cultural values and knowledge system into the daily activities of all to boost self-values and self-consciousness.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Make tourism more attractive to Germans
Thursday, October 18 2007
Dr. Marius Haas, German Ambassador to Ghana, has urged the Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations to attract more German tourists to Ghana.
PNC :
Candidate submits nominations
Thursday, October 18 2007
Professor Yakubu Saaka, onetime deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in the administration of the late Dr Hilla Limann, submitted nomination documents of the People’s National Convention (PNC) to affirm his commitment to contest the Party’s presidential slot for Election 2008.
(CITY HOTEL) KMA :
Contractor refuse CAF entry
Thursday, October 18 2007
Shock and disappointment were visible on the faces of the officials of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and members of the Local Organising Committee when their planned visit to inspect the progress of the ongoing rehabilitation works at the Kumasi City Hotel was met with fierce resistance from the contractors working on the project.
SAEMA :
Mining communities more prone to malaria
Thursday, October 18 2007
Western Region recorded 494,346 malaria cases in 2006 as against 409,626 cases in 2005 and 415,470 cases in 2004.
TAMALE :
Assemblies have not utilised funds
Thursday, October 18 2007
Funds provided by donors and development partners for pro-poor projects in the Northern Region have remained locked up in the accounts of the assemblies while the communities continue to suffer deprivation and neglect.
TAIN :
Healthcare to be improved
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Tain District is to upgrade its health care delivery soon.

BEREKUM :
District assisted to protect water supply
Thursday, October 18 2007
Asuokoraa has since time immemorial been the source of water supply for the people in the Berekum District.
KRACHI-EAST :
District pays resettlement packages
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Krachi East District Assembly has spent ¢2 billion on the demolition of 119 households along the banks of the Volta Lake and relocating them at a new site.
(BUOMFOBIRI) SEKYERE EAST :
Danger, sanctuary under seige
Thursday, October 18 2007
A group calling itself Nature Conservationists, has strongly criticised the decision of the Forestry Commission (FC) to allow logging operations in the Buomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary near Kumawu in Ashanti.
KMA :
Price of sachet water to increase
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Association of Sachet Water Producers has disclosed that it would with effect from November 1st this year, increase the price of its products.
AMA :
Structural changes soon
Friday, October 19 2007
A structural change in the tourism sector would soon take place to ensure efficiency in the industry, Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations has announced.
(MANHEAN) TMA :
TOR can be sued - judge
Friday, October 19 2007
A Tema High Court, presided over by Justice F. G. Korbieh, has ruled that individuals and non-governmental organisations have the right to sue the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) over the spillage of oil into the Chemu Lagoon at Tema Manhean.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
HIV/AIDS prevalence reduces
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ejisu-Juaben District recorded 156 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in 2006 as against 181 in 2005, Miss Eunice Korankye, District Focal Person for the pandemic, has disclosed.
SUNYANI :
Enhance the care for HIV/AIDS persons
Thursday, October 18 2007
Alhaji Dr. Mohammed Bin Abraham, Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Health Services has urged medical practitioners to build their capacity in handling HIV/AIDS patients.
(DAMBAI) KRACHI EAST :
DATCO appeals to government
Thursday, October 18 2007
Reverend Emmanuel Agbeti, Acting Principal of Dambai Training College (DATCO) has praised government for providing a six-unit classroom block and a library complex for the school with funds from the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND).
AMA :
Mayor acts on intentions
Thursday, October 18 2007
Early Thursday morning, the Central Business District and the Kwame Nkrumah Circle were rid of hawkers, by the AMA guards to ensure free movement of people and vehicles at the Market area at Circle.
ALIU MAHAMA:
Filles NPP nomination papers
Thursday, October 18 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama today filed his nomination papers to formally set the tone to contest the flag bearer slot of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Election 2008.
    
KMA :
KNUST students donate to department
Thursday, October 18 2007
Students of the Publishing Studies Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have donated an amount of GH¢4000 to the staff and management of the Department.
(ARIGU) TAMALE :
More donation to flood victims
Thursday, October 18 2007
The "Hands of Mercy Outreach Orphanage" in Canada, has through its Ghana branch presented seven bales of used clothes and ten large bottles of Vitamins C and some other drugs to the flood victims in Arigu in the Northern Region
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
MOWAC supports Princess Marie Louise
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Department of Children under the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC) has presented assorted foodstuff, toiletries and school bags valued over 15 million cedis to the Princess Marie Loiuse Children Hospital.
(LA) AMA :
90 million worth of items donated to area
Thursday, October 18 2007
Dr Francis N A Sowah, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for the 2008 general elections in the La Dadekotopon electoral area , has donated 40 street light bulbs and accessories estimated at 90 million cedis to improve security and lighting system in the area at night.
TAMALE :
Northern region elects new executives
Thursday, October 18 2007
Mr. Alidu Baba, Northern Regional Chairman of the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) has indicated that the new Executive would adopt viable strategies to address the problem of charlatans in the journalism profession in the region.
(KOTOKA AIRPORT) AMA :
Cocaine concelled in canned soup
Thursday, October 18 2007
A Large quantity of cocaine concealed in 60 cans of palmnut cream concentrate and meant for export to the United Kingdom has been intercepted by security operatives at the Kotoka International Airport.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MOH dollar account challenged
Thursday, October 18 2007
Proceedings at yesterday’s sitting of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament have shown that some public institutions are still embroiled in financial malpractice and malfeasance.
(PADMORE STREET) TEMA :
Demotion of head investigated
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Ghana Education Service has begun investigations into circumstances that led to the demotion and transfer of the Headteacher of Padmore Street Primary (1) School in Tema, Mrs Helena Abrokwah.
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI :
Citizen supports town
Thursday, October 18 2007
Barima Minta Afari 11, chief of Chiraa in Brong Ahafo has lauded the new educational reform programme and urged students, pupils and other stakeholders to help ensure its successful implementation.
DANGBE EAST :
More tidal waves-warns NADMO
Thursday, October 18 2007
An assessment by the National Disaster Management Organisation reveals that further destruction is in the offing in low lying areas along the country’s coast from tidal waves.
(NATIONAL THEATRE) AMA :
"No time to die"
Thursday, October 18 2007
Award winner David Dontoh (left), is welcomed onto the stage at the National Theatre.Hundreds of film fans who defied last Saturday’s downpour to be at the National Theatre to witness the premiere of the award-winning film, No Time To Die.
(CASTLE,OSU) AMA :
President meets with new ambassadors
Thursday, October 18 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor  expressed Ghana’s gratefulness to Canada for its tremendous development assistance to the country.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Thursday, October 18 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, October 18.
 
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Four interdicted
Thursday, October 18 2007
The Police Administration has interdicted four of its men from the Agona Swedru District police Station for allegedly doing acts contrary to the Police Administration.
(ABOSOMTWIGYA) JUASO :
Driver in -for possessing drugs
Thursday, October 18 2007
A 32-year-old driver, Kwadwo Nembesia has been remanded into prison custody by the Juaso circuit court for allegedly possessing narcotic drug.
 
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
22 year old defiles 14 year
Thursday, October 18 2007
A circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani has remanded a 22-year-old taxi driver into prison custody for allegedly defiling a 14 year old student at Odumasi in the Sunyani Municipality.
(KOFORIDUA) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Driver turns policeman
Friday, October 19 2007
A 47-year-old driver, Justice Mensah who paraded himself as a police officer and duped people on the pretext of recruiting their wards into the police service has been remanded by the Koforidua circuit court.
SUNYANI :
President accepts the creation of new districts
Friday, October 19 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has consented to the creation of 24 new districts and three municipal assemblies to help deepen the country’s decentralization and local governance at the grassroots level.
    
NATIONAL :
A.G to answer questions
Friday, October 19 2007
A hearing of the Parliamentary Select    Committee on Finance is 
to invite the Attorney General to answer  questions on the status of a docket on two person alleged to have embezzled state money of 4.3 billion cedis.
AMA :
Bank liaise with GPRTU
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr. Godfrey Bayon Tangu, a Minister of State at the Ministry of Transportation has lauded the setting up of banking facilities at various vehicle terminals saying the initiative would curb the spate of robbery on the country’s highways.
AMA :
GPRTU to purchase 1000 vehicles
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr Alhassan Andani, Managing Director, Stanbic Bank, Ghana has described  the collaboration between it and the GPRTU as exclusive, noting that Gross Domestic Product and the growth in the transport industry were mutually dependent.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Steps taken to manage forest reserve
Friday, October 19 2007
A Kwaebibirem Forest Forum that aims at increasing citizens’ involvement in the management of the forest has been inaugurated at Kade.
    
TEMA :
200 fate undetermined
Friday, October 19 2007
Over 200 private candidates writing the November/December 2007 West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSSCE) in the Tema Municipality on Thursday could not write the Physics paper due to wrong timing.
AMA :
Stakeholders discuss issues on wetlands
Friday, October 19 2007
Stakeholders who manage wetland ecosystems have been advised to streamline their approach, to make Ghana’s wetlands yield sustained benefits to the present generation and posterity.
SAEMA :
Damage still massive
Friday, October 19 2007
Citizens of the Upper East Region residents in the Western regional capital have launched an appeal for support for victims of the recent flood of the region saying the damage was too huge for government alone to address adequately.
TEMA :
NADMO records 71 fire outbreaks
Friday, October 19 2007
The Tema Municipality has recorded 71 fire related disasters between January and June this year, Mr Abraham Reynolds, Tema Municipal Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has said.
NATIONAL :
Titbits on disaster management
Friday, October 19 2007
As part of marking this year’s World Disaster Reduction Day (WDRD), Warrant Officer One (WO1) retired Andrews Odartey, Medical Assistant in Charge of the NADMO Clinic, giving tit bits on first aid advised the public to examine injuries on casualties before rushing them to the hospital.
AMA :
Tourism minister meets resturant and club operators
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr Steven Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, on Thursday urged restaurant and nightclub operators to utilise opportunities on the ground to raise standards of service delivery of their staff before and after the Ghana CAN 2008 tournament.
NATIONAL :
African musicians go for training
Friday, October 19 2007
The National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) in collaboration with the French Embassy in Ghana is organizing a two-week regional workshop for African music writers, composers and performers to produce appropriate sound tracks to back African films.
C P P :
30 per cent is for us
Friday, October 19 2007
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) it had developed an electoral campaign machinery to win not less than 30 per cent of the total valid votes in next year’s presidential election.
NATIONAL :
Moves to fight cassava disease
Friday, October 19 2007
Africa’s cassava breeders have developed resistant varieties that could be critical to arresting the rapid spread of cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) epidemic. 
SUNYANI :
Presby schools celebrate education
Friday, October 19 2007
Presbyterian schools in the Sunyani municipality have organised a procession through some principal streets of the municipality to mark this year’s annual week celebration of Presbyterian education in Ghana.
SENE :
District promotes education
Friday, October 19 2007
The Sene District Chief Executive, Hon. Cynthia Titriku-Danso has lauded the new educational reform describing it as a step in the right direction.
TAMALE :
Deputy Information Minister visits Northern Region
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr. Frank Agyekum, Deputy Minister of Information and National Orientation, on has reaffirmed the government’s determination and commitment to refurbishing the Regional Offices of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and other government sub-vented departments within the Ministry to enhance their work.
    
AGONA SWEDRU :
Two traders jailed
Friday, October 19 2007
The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced two traders from Fadama in Accra to a term of 20 years each in jail for robbery.
    
NKORANZA :
Party agents advised on corruption
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr. James Opoku-Worae, an aspiring parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress in the Nkoranza south constituency has advised party agents not to be deceived by money but rather vote for candidates who could lead the party to victory in the 2008 elections.
POLITICS :
Pacesetters not always winners
Friday, October 19 2007
Mr Doku Kwei, Campaign Co-ordinator for the Greater Accra of the Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor Campaign for the Flag Bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has noted that like in marathon race, the pace setters most of the time do not emerge as the winners.
    
SUNYANI :
Cobbler remanded for alleged rape
Friday, October 19 2007
A 22-year-old cobbler has been remanded into prison custody by a Sunyani Magistrates’ court for allegedly raping a sixteen year old girl and detaining her in his room over night in Sunyani.
    
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Teachers equipped
Friday, October 19 2007
Dr. Lord Justice Gyamfi-Fenteng, District Chief Executive for Asante-Akim South, has presented bicycles valued at GH¢ 3,000 (30 million cedis) to 60 teachers in deprived communities in the district.
       
AMA :
Interest rate slashed
Friday, October 19 2007
ProCredit Savings and Loans Company Limited announced  that it has slashed its interest rate, increased the maturity period of its loans and increased amount of money available to customers.
AMA:
Accidents killing Ghanaians
Saturday, October 20 2007
Eleven thousand, nine hundred and sixty-two persons were killed, while 33,805 were injured in 70,534 road accidents reported due to reckless driving between the year 2000 and 2006, Mr Daniel.O. Adonteng, Deputy Director, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation of the National Road Safety Commission, said
    
JAMAN NORTH :
Free food for ten schools
Saturday, October 20 2007
Ten schools in the Jaman North District are currently benefiting from the government initiated school feeding programme.
NATIONAL :
ICT for financial services
Saturday, October 20 2007
Government is facilitating ICT-enabled services by laying optic fibre around the country to ensure that financial services are made reliable and effective.
(SWALABA) AMA :
Fire victims suppported
Saturday, October 20 2007
Sheikh I. C. Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister has presented of GH¢ 10,000 cedis to fire disaster victims at Swalaba in the Ashiedu-Keteke Sub-Metro in Accra
AMA :
AMA now prosecutes all week
Saturday, October 20 2007
To complement the AMA’s renewed decongestion exercise, prosecution of recalcitrant traders who breach the law in the Accra Metropolis will now take place on all working days, as against the previous arrangement when such cases were heard only on Fridays.
(ASHIEDU-KETEKE) AMA :
Draft to be attached to Children’s Act
Saturday, October 20 2007
The Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment (MMYE) is working out a list of hazardous activities, which would become a protocol to be attached to the Children’s Act of 1998.
(CONFERENCE CENTRE) AMA :
Ensure high level of professionalism
Saturday, October 20 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has demanded high level professionalism and sportsmanship from all the 16 national football teams, which have qualified for the African Cup of Nations, Ghana 2008 tournament.
(PRESS CENTRE) AMA :
Adopt community sentencing- NGO
Saturday, October 20 2007
Offender Management and Rehabilitation Organisation (OMRO), a voluntary organisation, has called fore system to adopt community sentences as the best option to address legislative amendment in the country’s criminal justicjuvenile crime.
(CANTONMENTS) AMA :
Police to dispose of unclaimed bodies
Saturday, October 20 2007
The Ghana Police Service announced on Friday that 35 unclaimed corpses in the mortuary of the Police Hospital would be disposed of to pave way for new intake and adequate preservation of known corpses in the mortuary.
NATIONAL :
Second school placement exercise in 14 days
Saturday, October 20 2007
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured the public that the second phase of the schools placement exercise would be completed in 14 days to enable candidates to know which schools they have been placed in.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Hawkers unhappy decongestion
Saturday, October 20 2007
Hawkers at the New Tema Station, whose kiosks and structures were destroyed Friday morning by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) during the continuing exercise to decongest the city of unauthorized structures, have expressed their anger at the manner in which the exercise was conducted.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA :
Community constructs school building
Saturday, October 20 2007
The Zongo community in Dromankese in the Nkoranza District of Brong-Ahafo region is building a three-classroom block to promote basic education in the area.
(AMANCHIA) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Chief advises parents
Saturday, October 20 2007
Nana Afrifa Boansah II, chief of Amanchia near Nkawie in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti, has deplored the attitude of some parents who spend lavishly on funerals and other personal materials and neglect their responsibilities towards the education of their children.
HO :
Cured lepers get bungalows
Saturday, October 20 2007
Three four-unit bungalow houses have been built for cured lepers in Ho by the Community Development Concern (CDC), a Ho based NGO in collaboration with Cured Lepers Foundation of Holland and Ghana.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST :
Brother, sister drown
Saturday, October 20 2007
Two farmers, a man and the sister got drowned and a third sibling rescued, while ferrying yams from their farm across river Oti in the Kete-Krachi district.
KUMASI:
Asantehene donates money for Paediatric Heart Fund
Sunday, October 21 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has donated 10,000 Ghana Cedis to the management of Ghana Paediatric Heart Fund established by the management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi as the seed money. The fund is to promote research in cardiac surgery in children.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
Roads to be upgraded
Monday, October 22 2007
A number of roads in the Upper West region are to be upgraded following the recent heavy rains, which destroyed most of the roads rendering them unusable.
(KNUST) KMA :
Security personnel save suspected thief
Monday, October 22 2007
The timely intervention of security personnel from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) saved a suspected
thief from being lynched on campus.
(MEMPOM) WEST AKYEM :
Business skills for 100 people
Monday, October 22 2007
A five-day training workshop which imparted business and soap making skills to over 100 people has been organized at Mepom in the West Akyem District.
     
WA :
About GH¢3.7 million to be spent on urban roads
Monday, October 22 2007
Government is to spend more than 3.74 million Ghana cedis on the construction and tarring of urban roads in Wa Municipality this year
(MANHYIA PALACE) KMA :
Otumfuo Education Fund receives boost
Monday, October 22 2007
The Otumfuo Education Fund received a boost during the celebration of Akwasidae at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Sunday with Ghana Supply Company presenting a cash cheque of 50 million cedis in support of the fund.
(ADIESO) WEST AKYEM :
Do not with draw children- Sintim
Monday, October 22 2007
Hon. Kwabena Aboagye Sintim, West Akyem District Chief Executive has called on parents to refrain from withdrawing their children from schools not benefiting from the School Feeding Programme.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Police orders relocation of sigposts
Monday, October 22 2007
Winneba District Police Command has given three days ultimatum to institutions, organisations and individuals who have erected signposts that were obstructing  vehicular and pedestrian movement to relocate them.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
BECE performance improves
Monday, October 22 2007
About 1,224 candidates out of 1,985 registered for this year’s Basic School Certificate Examination (BECE) in Kwahu West District passed with 14 out of 54 schools scoring 100 per cent representing 61.7 per cent as against 53.6 per cent last year.
(NSAWAM) AKUAMPIM SOUTH :
Chiefs and people commend MP
Monday, October 22 2007
The Chiefs and people of Nsawam in the Akuapem South District have commended Hon. Magnus Opare Asamoah, Deputy Minister of Road Transport for his support to some brilliant but needy students in the District.
EJISU JUABEN :
Assembly generates GH¢1million
Monday, October 22 2007
The Ejisu-Juaben District Assembly in Ashanti has so far collected over one GH¢1million as revenue between January and September this year.
 
WA :
Nurses urged to expose FGM perpetrators
Monday, October 22 2007
The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Upper West Region has called for support from nurses working in community clinics in exposing perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in their areas.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
DMHIS to improve operations
Monday, October 22 2007
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Health Insurance Scheme in the Ashanti Region has initiated moves to provide services to its clients at the doorsteps.
(DADEASE) SEKYERE EAST :
Truck runs over girl
Monday, October 22 2007
Yaa Serwaa Boateng, a Pupil of Unit for Special Needs Children of the Effiduase Methodist Basic School met her death on Friday afternoon when a Cargo Truck ran over her at Dadease in the Sekyere East district of Ashanti.
JAMAN NORTH :
Tourism potential brewing
Monday, October 22 2007
The District Chief Executive of Jaman North, Hon.Elizabeth Oba has  announced that the district is making plans to utilise its tourism potentials.
(ENCHI) NPP DECIDES :
Aliu hits the road with his campaign
Monday, October 22 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama at the weekend assured Ghanaians of quality leadership when elected to lead the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2008 General elections.
NPP DECIDES (CAPECOAST) :
President mourns former NPP treasurer
Monday, October 22 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, on Saturday  joined hundreds of mourners at the Christ Cathedral Anglican Church at Cape Coast for the burial service of the late Mr Osborne Henry Kwesi Brew.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Citizens donate to Winnaba gov’t hospital
Monday, October 22 2007
Citizens of Awutu-Effutu-Senya District in Loss Angels and California and friends of Southern California, has donated educational materials and medical equipment worth 5,000 Dollars to the District Assembly and the Government Hospital, in Winneba.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA :
Assembly gets municipal status
Monday, October 22 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced that the Upper Denkyira District would be elevated to municipal status.
(AKYEM APERADE) BIRIM SOUTH :
DCE urges citizens to mobilize themselves
Monday, October 22 2007
Birim South District Chief Executive, Mr Frank Kwame Busumtwi has appealed to members of area councils to mobilize their people to undertake self-help projects.
NATIONAL :
Kufuor welcomes public sittings
Monday, October 22 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor supports the public sittings of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament as it falls perfectly in line with the Government’s aspiration of zero tolerance for corruption.
    
HOHOE :
Rainstorm hits Hohoe
Monday, October 22 2007
A severe rainstorm, which recently hit parts of the Hohoe District, destroyed 34 houses and displaced a total of 129 people.
    
ACCRA :
MiDA and MOFA signs MOU
Monday, October 22 2007
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), which is responsible for implementing and managing the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Ghana Programme, and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has signed a 10.7 million-dollar implementing entity agreement aimed to support, upgrade and develop Farmer-Based Organisations (FBOs).
ACCRA :
African scientists begin course on air pollution
Monday, October 22 2007
Twenty-two scientists from 16 African countries convened  begins a five-day regional training course on Air Pollution Studies aimed at enhancing data control, validation and evaluation of pollutants in the atmosphere.
    
AKOSOMBO (ASUOGYAMAN) : Water level
Monday, October 22 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Monday, October 22.
(TIMPONIM) TECHIMAN :
Chief denies allegations
Monday, October 22 2007
Oseadeeyo Akumfi Ameyaw 1V, Omanhene of Techiman Traditional Area, has called for calm and restraint among the people as efforts were made to resolve chieftaincy disputes in the area.
(TOASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
More gain skills in soap making
Monday, October 22 2007
A ten-day training course on soap and pomade making for 32 trainees drawn from Nkawie and its surrounding villages has ended at Toase in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District.
(NYINAHIN) CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Driver to pay GHC 1200
Monday, October 22 2007
The Nyinahin Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Mr Augustine Essah, has fined a 56-year-old tanker driver GH¢580 for careless driving, causing harm and driving without valid license.
(NKAWIE) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
365 days of hard labour for theft
Monday, October 22 2007
The Nkawie circuit court, presided over by Mr Noble Nkrumah, has sentenced Stephen Sefa, a farmer at Ahwerewa, to twelve months’ imprisonment in hard labour for stealing a sheep.
    
(TUMU) NPP :
NPP tertiary students meet
Monday, October 22 2007
Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister, has called on supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to close their ranks and work hard towards victory in the 2008 elections.
(AMA) CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Haleems witness refuse to testify
Monday, October 22 2007
A Defence witness who had accepted to testify in court on behalf of Haleem Banda, son of Alhaji Asuma Banda, a business magnate failed to appear in court on Monday.
(SEFWI ANWHIASO) BIBIANI ANWHIASO BEKWAI :
Veep fights for women
Monday, October 22 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has called on traditional authorities to collaborate with government to roll on the impact of the global development trends to rural communities.
(NKAWIE) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Two charged on four counts
Monday, October 22 2007
The Nkawie Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Noble Nkrumah, has remanded two persons in prison custody allegedly for conspiracy, assault, threat of death and causing damage to property.
NATIONAL :
CHRAJ commissioner speaks
Monday, October 22 2007
Ms Anna Bossman, Acting Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) called for a strong political will in support of the anti-corruption campaign.
    
NATIONAL :
Purchase guidelines on conflict of interest
Monday, October 22 2007
Mr Richard Quayson, Deputy Commissioner of CHRAJ  making a presentation on "Conflict of Interest and its importance in fighting corruption" said public official’s personal interest conflicts with or was likely to conflict with the performance of the functions of his or her office.
WA :
Add SEA to MTDPs
Monday, October 22 2007
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have been urged to attach seriousness to incorporating Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) into their medium term development plans.
NATIONAL :
Canada gives more to northern Ghana
Monday, October 22 2007
The Canadian High Commissioner in Ghana, Mr. Darren Schemmer announced the Government of Canada would contribute an additional 265,000 Canadian Dollars to assist flood victims in Northern Ghana.
(CAPE COAST) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Three years in hard labour
Monday, October 22 2007
Benjamin Bosompem, a barber has been jailed three years by a circuit court at Cape Coast for stealing a cover cloth valued at GH¢40.00.
    
(CAPE COAST) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
KASAPA robbed
Monday, October 22 2007
Ransford Rowdy Baidoo, a sales agent was granted GH¢2,000 bail by a circuit court at Cape Coast for allegedly stealing GH¢170.00 belonging to Kasapa communication net work.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
DDHS hold meeting
Monday, October 22 2007
A monthly performance review meeting for 150 community based surveillance volunteers (CBS) drawn from 92 communities in the Ahafo Ano North District has ended at Tepa.
(CANTOMENTS) AMA :
WASSCE exams results cancelled
Monday, October 22 2007
The examination results of five hundred and sixty-eight candidates (568) who sat for the May/June 2007 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been cancelled, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) said on Monday.
(CANTONMENTS) AMA :
WAEC calls students
Monday, October 22 2007
The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday asked all candidates in the Tema Municipality who could not report on time to write the Physics three paper to contact the Tema Office at 1000 hours on Thursday October 25.
(K.POLY) NEW JUABEN :
Students redrawn
Monday, October 22 2007
The Koforidua Polytechnic had withdrawn 61 students for poor academic performance.
(AKYEM AKROSO) BIRIM SOUTH :
Disabled supported
Monday, October 22 2007
Sixty five wheel chairs, crutches and walking aids worth million of cedis have been presented to disabled people in the Birim South, East Akyem and Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District at a ceremony at Akyem Akroso.
( KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Performance management to be institutionalised
Monday, October 22 2007
Mr Joe Issaka, Head of the Civil Service has, announced that the Service as from next year would institutionalise performance management, geared towards the reforms of the Civil Service to be productive in its mandate.
(K.POLY) NEW JUABEN :
Six students arrested
Monday, October 22 2007
The Eastern Regional Police Command, have arrested six students of the Koforidua Polytechnic for assaulting a first year female student and her family after a matriculation ceremony last Saturday.
(KOTOKA) AMA :
Fake pastors arrested
Monday, October 22 2007
Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service(GIS) has arrested eight Nigerians at the Kotoka International Airport for attempting to travel on fraudulent Liberian passports.
NATIONAL :
VRA/ ECG promise to be better
Monday, October 22 2007
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Volta River Authority (VRA) have promised to give consumers improved services following an approval of increased tariffs for the two organisations.
NATIONAL :
CELTEL goes for Westel
Monday, October 22 2007
The Ministry of Communications on Monday announced that Celtel International, a subsidiary of Kuwaiti company Zain (formerly named MTC) has bought 75 per cent of the shares of Western Telesystems (Ghana) Limited (Westel) for 120 million dollars.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament sits today
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Parliament reconvenes today after 11 weeks of recess, and to consider the business of the third meeting of the third session of Fourth parliament.
TAMALE :
DCEs have three days to distribute relieve items
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister has given District Chief Executives (DCEs) in the Region three days ultimatum to distribute relief items to affected flood victims.
CAPE COAST:
Revise computer selection system-PM
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Presiding Member for Cape Coast Municipal Assembly, Hon. Buckman Edwin Godwin, has expressed dissatisfaction over the computer selection system for the second cycle institutions saying it does not benefit the communities where the schools are sited.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
CEPS asked to be more responsible
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Members of Public Accounts Committee of Parliament have urged personnel of Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) to ensure importers pay rescheduled import duties.
    
AMA :
Candle light vigil to mark World Food day
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Ms. Anna Nyamekye, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) warned the world and nations to refrain from making diabolical organised pronouncements and actions that lead to wars to make this year’s World Food Day eventful and sustainable.
NATIONAL :
UNCTAD World Investment report 2007 launched
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Africa doubled between 2004 and 2006 to a record of US$36 billion, spurred by the search for primary resources and increased profits, the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2007 declared.
(TEMA) TMA :
International Credit Unions day marked
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Ghana Co-operative Credit Union Association (CUA) Limited has called on the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to expedite action in presenting its concerns to parliament for legal backing to ensure effective security in its operations.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Oil companies questioned by PAC
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Small scale fuel retail outlets, run mainly by people of the Gao extraction who blatantly refuse to pay for fuel purchased from a number of recognised oil marketing companies will soon be out  of business.
(DAKPEMA) TAMALE :
New regent enskinned
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr. Iddrisu Alhassan, a 57-year-old Veterinary Office, has been installed the regent of Dakpema, amidst the firing of musketry, drumming and dancing on the main streets of Tamale.
(AKYEM SWEDRU) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Two arrested for felling trees
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court has remanded two wood carvers for felling trees illegally at the Bemu Block two Forest Reserve in the Akyem Oda Forest District.
(KONA) AFIGYA SEKYERE :
New orphanage opened
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Hamashiah Orphanage Centre, built at Kona in the Afigya Sekyere District of the Ashanti Region, has been inaugurated.
(AWUTU BONTRASE) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
We want to vote in Awutu Senya
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The chiefs and people of seven Awutu speaking communities in Agona have appealed to the Chief Justice to order an Agona Swedru High Court to rescind its ruling that votes from the area be added to the Agona East constituency instead Awutu-Senya.
HO :
Suggestions for Whistleblower fund.
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Participants in a discussion of the Whistleblowers Act 270 of 2006 have called for a Whistleblower Fund similar to the GETFund and the District Assemblies Common FUND into which a percentage of national revenue would be paid.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Thousands rendered jobless
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The people of Akwatia are bracing up for a big shocker following the temporary closure of the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD) three weeks ago.
   
(SAKAMAN) AMA :
Residents call on AMA
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Residents of Sakaman, Accra, in the Ablekuma North District of the Greater Accra Region, have called on the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), to stop butchers operating in the area since their work is  creating environmental pollution.   
HACKMAN OWUSU AGYEMAN :
Largest Investor
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr Hackman Kwame Owusu-Agyemang, a flag bearer aspirant of New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday declared that "he is the largest single investor within the party".
ALHAJI ALIU MAHAMA :
Take campaign to the road
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama has assured Ghanaians of quality leadership when elected to lead the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2008 General elections.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
EU assists district education
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The European Union has constructed 3-Unit 4 Classroom blocks and two teachers’ quarters in the some communities in the Sissala East District, including the District capital Tumu, to cater for the infrastructural problem that has bedeviled the district.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH :
Model school gets computer laboratory
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Ms. Esther Obeng Dapaah, the Minister for Mines, lands and Forestry, on Friday inaugurated 1,800 Ghana cedis computer laboratory for the New Abirem D/A Model School in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Beauticians urged to improve their vocations
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Beauticians and hairdressers were asked to discard the notion that only school dropouts undertake their vocations and instead work harder to improve these professions.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Two remanded for possessing narcotic drug
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Juaso circuit court, presided over by Mr Jacob Boon, has remanded two persons in prison custody for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs.
(UCC) CAPE COAST :
School of Medical Sciences to take off
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The proposed School of Medical Sciences at University of Cape Coast (UCC) would take off in January 2008, following the approval of a three-year interim accreditation from the National Accreditation Board (NAB).
(KATH) KMA :
Asantehene donates seed money
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has donated 10,000 Ghana Cedis to the management of Ghana Paediatric Heart Fund established by the management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi as the seed money.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Nania FC,Okwahu United and others banned for a year
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Four Division One League clubs have been slapped with a one year ban for engaging in non-competitive matches. The four are made up of Nania FC, Okwawu United, Great Mariners and Mighty Jets who were involved in the last Zone Three Middle League that recorded cricket scores, which turned non-competitive and attracted public fury.
Daniel Kwaku Botwe :
Confident of his victory
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Dan Botwe, a New Patriotic Party presidential aspirant has described himself as the most credible and politically matured person to lead the Party to a resounding victory in elections next year.
PAPA OWUSU ANKOMAH :
NPP give me the rod
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, one of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirants, has said he was capable of leading and transforming the country to ensure its accelerated development.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) CAF :
Mbeki wants ’Bafana’ name change
Tuesday, October 23 2007
South African President Thabo Mbeki has called for the national football team to drop its Bafana Bafana (The Boys, The Boys) nickname, saying it is unsuitable for the hosts of the 2010 World Cup.
KMA :
Dean suggests training for tertiary institutions
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Professor Seth N. Buatsi, Dean of Business School of the Kwame Nkrumah university of Science and Technology (KNUST), has added his voice to the call for entrepreneurship to be made a compulsory course in all tertiary institutions.
 
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA :
Citizens urged to ensure peace
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr. John Kwesi Agyabeng, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East, has urged the people of Agona Duakwa to ensure peace and unity for the development.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Gruzah banned
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Alhaji Abdul Karim Gruzah, Founder and bankroller of premier league side, Kumasi King Faisal Football Club has with immediate effect been suspended by the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for six months for engaging in what the football controlling body described as acts of misconduct during the 2006/7 Premier League.
NPP :
vote for Kyeremanten
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Kwaku Sarpong, Chairman of the Old Tafo branch of Allan Kyeremanten club, has urged the New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates to select Mr. Kyeremanten as the party’s flag bearer for the 2008 Elections.
    
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Swedruman calls for termination of contract
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Swedruman Council of Chiefs has appealed to the government to terminate the contract for roads rehabilitation in the town because of the contractor’s poor performance.
NKORANZA :
PTA urged to support teachers
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr. Ben-Bella Frimpong, Nkoranza Circuit Supervisor of Education, has urged Parent-Teachers Associations (PTAs) to support teachers towards the proper training and development of their children.
NATIONAL :
Civil servants threaten to demonstrate
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The rank and file of the Civil Servants Association (CSA) are gearing up for a nationwide demonstration to protest against deductions from their salaries at the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) since April 2007, Mr Smart Chigabatia, Executive Secretary of the CSA, told the GNA.
(AKPLAMANU) HOHOE:
Farmer uses specimen to make purchases
Tuesday, October 23 2007
A 20-year-old carpenter, Mawuyram Atitsogbe from Akplamanu in the Hohoe District, is in police custody for using specimen 10 Ghana cedis to buy Frytol cooking oil from a supermarket at Hohoe.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Man robs fetish priest
Tuesday, October 23 2007
A 38-year-old farmer who is standing trial at the Mankranso Magistrate court for stealing 25 million cedis (G¢2,500) belonging to Opanin Yaw Boye, a fetish priest at Bankyease near Mankranso in the Ahafo-Ano South District, was on Monday remanded.
(ADUM) KMA :
Expatriate engineer falls off
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr. Patris Gian Franco, 53, an expatriate engineer of the Sarroch Gelfi-JV Construction firm, fell headlong from a raised footbridge in Kumasi on Monday afternoon.
(4th BATTALION) KMA :
Minister inspects division
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Mr. Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence, has inspected projects at the Fourth Battalion of Infantry and facilities at the sub-units of the Four Garrison in Kumasi.
(EFUA SUTHERLAND) AMA :
YOSAKOI
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Fourteen Ghanaian dance groups, made up of more than 700 dancers, will compete in the sixth edition of the Japanese Dance Festival "YOSAKOI" to be held on Saturday November 3.
    
(AMA) CPP :
Aggudey condemned
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Ghana Journalists Association on Tuesday expressed disappointment at the unfriendly behaviour of Mr George Aggudey, CPP flag bearer aspirant, towards media personnel who went to cover his filing of nomination at the Party’s headquarters.
     
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI :
Rural bank captures customers
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Nsoatreman Rural Bank in Brong Ahafo has launched a new product at Chiraa aimed at encouraging customers to cultivate the habit of savings and mobilizing excess liquidity in the system.
(ADABRAKA) AMA :
Do not gamble with your pension
Tuesday, October 23 2007
The Reverend Kwaku Osei Bimpong, Head of Public Affairs of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on Tuesday called on workers not to allow their future entitlements to be mortgaged through under declaration of their actual earnings to SSNIT.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Youth policy to be out soon
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Mr Emmanuel Papa Assan, Western Regional Youth Coordinator,has said the preparation of the National Youth Policy is in its final stages and would be released by the end of the year.
NATIONAL :
Wilfully causing financial loss; a no no
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The General Secretaries of four political parties with representation in Parliament, have kicked against the law on ‘wilfully causing financial loss to the state’, saying it was inimical to national reconciliation.
KMA :
Drivers worried about ineffective highway checkpoints
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Drivers in the country have expressed grave concern about the number of police snap checkpoints on the country’s highways.
CAPE COAST :
115 banned
Wednesday, October 24 2007
One hundred and Fifteen food vendors in the Cape Coast municipality have been banned from selling their wares due to various infectious diseases they have contracted.
ALHAJI ALIU MAHAMA :
My time to reign
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama  made a strong claim to the Flag bearership of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) saying his time of being at the helm of affairs is now.
(TSOMKPO) DANGME WEST :
Minister sympathises with family
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Mr. Daniel Dugan, Deputy Minister, Women and Children’s Affairs has donated food items and cash totalling 200 Ghana cedis to the family of two boys who were struck dead by lightning over the weekend.
(TEPA ) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
NGO goes to the aid of students
Wednesday, October 24 2007
NAAMANSA Foundation, an NGO based in Accra paid GH¢776 (7.76 million cedis) as WASSCE registration fees for 22 needy students of Tepa Secondary School and Maabang secondary technical school, both in the Ahafo North District of Ashanti.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Ga mantse court ruling November 9
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Judicial Committee of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs sitting at Dodowa will on Friday, November 9 give its ruling on a submission of no case application by Mr. Willie Amarfio, counsel for King Tackie Tawiah III, Ga Mantse on a petition before it on the status of the king.
(AHAFO ANO NORTH) NPP :
Party activists supports constituency
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Mr Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo, a Ghanaian resident in Manchester in the United Kingdom has donated a computer and its accessories worth GH¢1,000 (10 million cedis) to the Ahafo-Ano North constituency of the NPP at Tepa in Ashanti.
(COURTS) AMA :
Financial tribunal soon-C.J
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood has given the assurance that a Financial Tribunal would be established to deal with matters arising from mismanagement of public funds as soon as "all relevant issues’’ are resolved
    
(LABONE) AMA :
Embassy holds health fair
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The United States Embassy in Ghana has organised the third health fair for its local staff working in the US System in Ghana to ensure their good health.
NATIONAL :
Spain ambassador leaves for home
Wednesday, October 24 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor expressed satisfaction with the growing economic co-operation between Ghana and Spain and said Europe should see Africa as the place to promote investment.
(MAAMOBI) AMA :
15 year old defiled by seven schoolmates
Wednesday, October 24 2007
A 15-year Junior High School pupil has been defiled by seven of her colleagues at Maamobi in Accra leaving her bleeding profusely and crying.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
MTTU gets tough on motor riders
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Tepa branch of the MTTU of the Ghana Police Service, has warned motor bike riders in Tepa in the Ahafo-Ano North District, to be law abiding and desist from riding motorbikes without crash helmets and licenses.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
D.A. urged to revive communal spirit
Wednesday, October 24 2007
District Assemblies have been asked to revive the spirit of communal labour in the communities instead of awarding Community-Based Rural Development Projects (CBRDP) on contract.
NATIONAL :
Institute re sitting of BECE.
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Ministry of Education Science and Sports, the Ghana Education Service and the West African Examinations Council have been called upon to introduce re-sitting programme for junior high school candidates who could not pass their Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE).
NATIONAL :
CHRAJ introduces ethics desk
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) would soon provide ethics desks and officers to assist management of public institutions to adhere to ethical standards in the workplace.
    
NATIONAL :
NYEP paying arrears of staff
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment has said payment of arrears of allowances to beneficiaries of the National Youth Employment Programe (NYEP) had started.
(AFEPAYE) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Bad roads lock out 1000 bags of cocoa
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Deplorable road networks in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti, is forcing Licensed Produce Buying Companies (LPBC) to abandon cocoa purchases in communities in the district.
 
JASIKAN :
Substitute job for indian hemp farmers
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Hon. Solomon Donkor, the District Chief Executive of Jasikan District has announced that a programme to provide substitute professions for those involved in the cultivation of indian hemp (wee) which is very common in the district has been instituted.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) UEFA :
Champions League Round-Up
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Arsenal and Manchester United maintained their 100 per cent records in the UEFA Champions League, while Rangers drew with Barcelona.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Barreto to refund $20,800 to Ghana
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Former Black Stars Coach Mariano Barreto is to refund to the Government of Ghana 13,800 dollars in addition to a penalty of 7,000 dollars for vacating his post in October 2004. The Portuguese national who was preparing the Senior National Team towards the World Cup Tournament in 2006, was granted a salary advance of 30,000 dollars in February 2005 for a two year contract, but vacated his post before the contract expired.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) INTERNATIONAL :
Ghana to Play England
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Ghana U18s face a stiff challenge when they take on England at Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium on Tuesday 20 November at 7.45pm
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL :
Prisons, Police draw in SESSA Hockey
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Ghana Police Service played a determined game to hold Ghana Prisons Service to a 2-2 drawn game in their Security Services Sports Association (SESSA) Hockey match played at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Pitch in Accra on Tuesday.
SUNYANI :
Conference ends
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The 15th Biennial National Delegates Conference of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has ended in Sunyani with a call on local government practitioners to strive to ensure the sustenance of effective decentralization and democratic consolidation.
POLITIES :
CPP congress is a turning point for the party - Prof. Akosa
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Professor Agyemang Badu Akosa, a Convention Peoples Party (CPP) flag bearer aspirant has said the party’s congress next month was a turning point in its history not only to determine its fate in the 2008 elections but its future and image.
(BIRIWA) MFANTSEMAN :
Disburse funds according to rules-Mensah
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Customers whose finances or other assistance packages, especially those from politicians are channelled through Banks, should allow the financial institutions to disburse the packages according to established regulations.
    
(BOLGATANGA) Upper East :
Schools dopts Project Citizen
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is focusing on the youth to teach them to develop the culture and skill of civic engagement that would mould them to be good citizens, Mr Larry Bimi, Chairman of NCCE, has said.
HO :
Volta Region gets Land Registry
Wednesday, October 24 2007
A 384.5 million-cedi Volta Regional Lands Registry was inaugurated in Ho on Tuesday as one of the major landmarks of the Land Administration project in the country.
MFANTSEMAN :
Nana Kwa Bonko calls on gov’t.
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Nana Kwa Bonko appealed to government to complete the fish market in the town started by the previous administration, under the Agricultural Sector Improvement Project to boost the fishing industry in the area.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
GHALCA meeting
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) is inviting Chief Executive Officers, Chairmen or Accredited Representatives of all Premier League Clubs to an emergency meeting on Thursday, October 25.
(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH :
Churches asked to preach on morals
Wednesday, October 24 2007
A catechist has appealed to religious bodies to step up preaching and education on morals in order to do away with indiscipline in the society.
     
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Mutual Health pays GH¢175,117 claims
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Mfantseman District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has paid 175,117 Ghana cedis being claims to various health facilities in the Central Region.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
LOC thanks all
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations Cup has expressed its gratitude to President John Agyekum Kufuor, CAF President Issa Hayatou, members of the CAF Executive Committee, Heads of the National Football Associations and the football public for their support during the official Draw of the competition last week.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) INTERNATIONAL :
Ghana invites 21Players
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The technical handlers of Ghana’s national Olympic team, the Black Meteors has invited 21 players to camp in preparation for next month’s Beijing 2008 crucial qualifier against the ’Dream Team’ Eagles of Nigeria.
NATIONAL :
Majority Leader cautions parliament
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Mr Abraham Osei Aidoo, Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs has said political activities prior to the 2008 general elections should not push the different sides of the House into taking petty advantages over others.
        
JAKE :
I’ll retain law on causing financial loss to the state
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Contrary to the call by general secretaries of the four leading political parties for the law on wilfully causing financial loss to the state to be repealed, Mr Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, one of the 19 presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), on Wednesday said he would retain it when given the chance to be president in 2009.
(SPORTS- BOXING) INTERNATIONAL :
Black Bombers in Action
Wednesday, October 24 2007
After an exciting opening Parade and Ceremony on Monday night, the tournament field draw has been completed and the AIBA, world boxing championship in Chicago is underway with all 5 members of the Black Bombers drawing a bye on the opening action day at the UIC Pavilion here.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) FIFA :
Ghana falls again in Fifa Ranking
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Ghana has dropped a further two steps on the ranking table in the latest FIFA World rankings released today.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Minster inspects projects
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, has inspected a number of development projects in the Akuapem South District.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA - MPONUA :
Parents urged to send their children to school
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Mr Wilberforce Owusu Ansah, Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive, has stated that the only way to eliminate child labour in cocoa growing areas was to encourage and assist parents to enrol their children in school.
NATIONAL :
NPP aspirant raises funds for flood victims
Wednesday, October 24 2007
Professor Mike Ocquaye, an NPP Presidential aspirant, on Wednesday said he had arranged a special charity football gala to raise funds to support flood victims in the three Northern Regions.
Volta :
Local Government Service to be business oriented
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies under the proposed Local Government Service are to assume the character of fully-grown business entities after a five- year transition period. This means that Ghana’s Local Government Service will function as its counterparts in developed countries, where institutions were responsible for much of the developments in those countries.    


(OFANKOR) GA WEST :
Chaos over hunted tree
Thursday, October 25 2007
There was pandemonium yesterday at Ofankor, a suburb of Accra, when an Asafo group heckled and landed hefty slaps on the face of a self-acclaimed Nigerian witch-hunter as he attempted to fell a tree which supposedly harbour witches.
NATIONAL :
New National Tripartite Committee inagurated
Thursday, October 25 2007
A 15-member new National Tripartite Committee (NTC), which comprises five representatives each from government, employers, organised labour and the Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment (MMYE) as its Chairman, has been inaugurated in Accra. 
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Committees established to assist DMHIS
Thursday, October 25 2007
The management of Kwaebibirem District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has established Community Health Insurance Committees (CHIC) to assist in its operations at the grassroots.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Oil marketing companies running out of business
Thursday, October 25 2007
Small scale fuel retail outlets, run mainly by aliens refuse to pay for fuel purchased from recognised oil marketing companies, an oil dealer has said
HACKMAN OWUSU AGYEMAN :
Eastern Region declares support for Hackman
Thursday, October 25 2007
Potential delegates to the December 22, Special National Delegates Congress of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) from the Eastern Region have declared their unflinching support for Mr Hackman Kwame Owusu-Agyemang for the flag bearer slot.
AMA :
Award Scheme receives donation
Thursday, October 25 2007
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) is to launch a foundation to support two crucial social endeavours necessary for national development, come November 22, 2007.
(TEMA HARBOUR) TMA :
Release of unauthorised fishing vessel queried
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Ministry of Fisheries has expressed concern about the release of a foreign vessel, which had been illegally fishing in Ghanaian waters, by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA).
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Former Special Assistant clears name
Thursday, October 25 2007
Mr Larry Attafuah, former Special Assistant to a former Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has told the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament that he was innocent of allegations of possessing 117 vehicles procured for the use District Chief Executives in 2003.
HO :
Local government service to be business oriented
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies under the proposed Local Government Service are to assume the character of fully-grown business entities after a five- year transition period, Nana Boakye Danquah, Chairman of the Local Government Service Council has stated.
WA :
Move to improve child welfare
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. George Hikah Benson, has observed that despite government interventions to improve the rights of children, there were still gaps in the implementation of policies regarding their welfare.
    
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
DCE advocates use of energy saving bulbs
Thursday, October 25 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kassena-Nankana in the Upper East Region, Hon. Emmanuel Chegeweh, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to patronise the energy saving bulbs instead of the incandescent lamps.
NATIONAL :
Mental cases on the increase
Thursday, October 25 2007
Dr Akwasi Osei, Chief Psychiatrist of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital announced that the country’s mental hospitals now records 5 to 10 per cent increase in mental cases annually.
    
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Assembly staff upgraded
Thursday, October 25 2007
Mr Fred H K Ampiah, Partnership Adviser of the United Nations Development Programmer (UNDP) has advised heads of departments, institutions, and corporations to learn to be computer literate to enhance their work and improve production.
GUSHIEGU :
PM worried about state of roads
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Presiding Member of Gushiegu District, Hon. Ziblim Imoro has expressed worry about the state of roads in the district.
(FUMESUA) EJISU JUABEN :
Commercial production of pozzuolana cement to begin
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is to begin the production of pozzuolana cement in commercial quantities next year.
(AKYEM KOKOBENG) BIRIM SOUTH :
JHS gets boost
Thursday, October 25 2007
Ms Koumba Kiyarrah Noni, an African-American philanthropist, has donated two computers and their accessories worth 35 million cedis to the Akyem Kokobeng Junior High School in the Birim South District.
(SISIAMANG YITI) MANYA KROBO :
80 maternal deaths
Thursday, October 25 2007
Dr. Ebenezer Appiah- Denkyira, the Eastern Regional Director of Health Services, announced that the region recorded 80 maternal deaths from January to June this year as against 57 during the same period last year.
(NKROFUL) NZEMA EAST :
Cancel license of Adamus Resources Limited
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Chiefs and people of Nkroful in the Nzema East district have appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to cancel the license of Adamus Resources Limited for prospecting and mining in the area.
(TARKWA) :
MP’s call for enhanced lives
Thursday, October 25 2007
Members of Parliament (MPs) called on government and Non-Governmental Organisations to come up with programmes and activities for rural women to improve their lives.
(MPOBI) KWABRE:
GNECC training teams in budget tracking
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), is training teams of District Education for All in budget and resource tracking so that members could track the usage of educational resource including the Capitation Grant.
 
(KOFORIDUA) NDC :
Party organizes fund raising rally
Thursday, October 25 2007
The New Juaben South Constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress is to organize a fund raising rally at Koforidua Legion Hall.
GOMOA DOMINASE:
Crusade against indecent dressing
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Leader and Founder of the Nyame Ntse Herbal Healing Camp at Gomoa Dominase, Prophet Job Kofi Anim, has called on the Queen Mothers Association to intensify the campaign against indecent dressing.
   
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Thursday, October 25 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, October 25.
(POLICE HEADQUARTERS) AMA :
Ban on rubber guns
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Accra Regional Police Command has reminded traders and the public that laws banning the importation of rubber guns still existed and they should therefore ensure its compliance.
AMANSIE WEST :
Yellow fever resurfaces
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has began an immunization exercise against the spread of yellow fever in the Amansie West District of Ashanti.
(ASANTE AKURA) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Community undertakes clean up
Thursday, October 25 2007
The people of Asante Akura in the Kudwo-PWD Quarters Electoral Area of Nsawam in the Eastern Region, organised a clean-up exercise to rid the community of filth.
(CAPE COAST) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Man attempts suicide to escape the law
Thursday, October 25 2007
Kwame Ntiamoah a 22-year-old sign writer, who allegedly attempted to jump into the sea after escaping from lawful custody, was remanded in prison custody by a circuit court at Cape Coast.
NATIONAL :
Minister bemoans shipments
Thursday, October 25 2007
Mr. Kwamena Bartels, Minister of the Interior has bemoaned the rate at which massive quantities of drugs were being shipped into the country and said government would make the necessary amendments to PNDCL 236 to deal with the current trends.
KMA :
Skills training for 170 fashion designers.
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA) has organised a three-month refresher course for 170 tailors and dressmakers in the Ashanti Region.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
JAMANs’ must do better
Thursday, October 25 2007
A cross-section of non-resident opinion leaders in the Jaman North and South Districts have called on the traditional and political leadership as well as students to work towards the peace and unity of the area for accelerated development.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
No market is factored- AMA
Thursday, October 25 2007
Mr Ali Baba Abature, Public Relations Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), today explained that the eviction of the hawkers from the New Tema Station had become necessary in order to achieve the main reason why the station was put up.
NATIONAL :
Prosecute officials who stole money- CJA
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Committee for Joint Action (CJA), a political pressure group,  called on government to immediately prosecute and punish officials identified in the Auditor General’s report to have mismanaged or misappropriated funds.
NATIONAL :
Human trafficking with collaboration with security agencies
Thursday, October 25 2007
Six teenage girls sit on a bench in front of a house built with wooden scraps and corrugated roofing sheets at Abossey Okai, a suburb of Accra.
(SOFO LINE) KMA :
Man kills himself over report
Thursday, October 25 2007
A 38-year-old man at Agric-Kokode, a suburb in Kumasi, last week shot himself with a single barrel gun after receiving results of a medical test he had undertaken.
KMA :
Health accounting staff hold congress
Thursday, October 25 2007
Major (rtd) Courage Quashigah, Minister of Health, has stated that the on-going Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) hearings
of the financial management status of Ministries, Departments and Agencies is a clear evidence of the government’s resolve to improve financial management practices in the public sector.
FEATURE :
Zero tolerance for broken down vehicles
Friday, October 26 2007
“When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you may not bring guilt of bloodshed on your household if anyone falls from it.” — Deuteronomy 22:8 (NKJV)
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
A.G apologises to BNI
Thursday, October 25 2007
The tussle over the whereabouts of the docket on an alleged case of embezzlement against one Nicholas Sakyi of the Kumasi Urban Roads was put to rest today following an apology by the Attorney General saying the document had been with his outfit.
    
(CHICAGO) NPP :
10,000 dollars worth of items donated to party
Thursday, October 25 2007
The Chicago Branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the United States has presented office machines worth about 10,000 dollars to the party to facilitate activities at the national headquarters.
AMA :
Cure for TB yielding results
Thursday, October 25 2007
The activities of Treatment Supporters of Tuberculosis (TB) has ensured a reduction of defaulters to less than one per cent with the cure rate improving to 84 per cent in the country.
(DAGBON) TAMALE :
Maintain the peace in the area-Veep
Friday, October 26 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has urged chiefs in the Dagbon Traditional Area to nurture the prevailing peace of the flash points of their localities to redeem the image of Dagombas as pro-violent.
    
(WAEC) TEMA:
Parents warn WAEC
Friday, October 26 2007
Parents of over 200 private candidates who were unable to write Physics paper III due to lack of communication on the time for the examination have threatened to sue West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for breach of contract.
    
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Issuance of fake insurance stickers exposed
Friday, October 26 2007
Mrs Emma Ocran, Legal Director of the National Insurance Commission (NIC), has  expressed concern about the sale of fake motor insurance stickers by some individuals to motorists.
NATIONAL :
New home ownership scheme
Friday, October 26 2007
Government has sourced 692,000 Ghana Cedis (69.2 billion cedis) from the HFC inflation index linked bonds to begin a Public Sector Home Ownership Scheme aimed at addressing housing needs of public sector employees.
TAMALE :
Veep meets "northern development forum"
Friday, October 26 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has advised citizens from the three northern regions to avoid acts that generate violence among them and rather unite to hasten the pace of development in their localities.
    
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
More donate to flood victims
Friday, October 26 2007
Several institutions have donated relief items to the National Disaster Management Organisation to be distributed to the four regions hit by severe rains resulting in floods.
NATIONAL :
Judgement of major cocaine case;November 13
Friday, October 26 2007
An Accra Fast Track High Court has deferred judgement in respect of the case of the two Venezuelans allegedly connected to the 588 kilogrammes of cocaine seized from a house at Mepeasem, East Legon in Accra to November 13.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
All district assemblies donate to flood victims
Friday, October 26 2007
The 138 District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies in the country on Thursday presented a cheque for 1.38 billion cedis to the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce for the flood victims of the Western Region and the three northern regions.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Another 50,000 dollars for flood victims
Friday, October 26 2007
A Chinese Company, Tiens Group Company Ltd, manufacturers of Tianshi herbal medicines, have donated 50,000 dollars to the flood victims in the three northern regions and western region.
    
(JUASO) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Nine months in exchange for palm fruits
Friday, October 26 2007
A 27-year-old farmer has been sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment in hard labour by a Circuit Court in Juaso for stealing palm fruits valued at GH¢12 (120,000 cedis).
(JUASO) COURTS :
Narcotics leads to mans arrest
Friday, October 26 2007
The Juaso Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Jacob Boon, has remanded a 35-year-old unemployed, Osei Assibey, alias Kofi Sammy, into prison custody for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs.
    
(COMMUNITY 2) TEMA :
About 600 companies owe SSNIT 8 billion cedis
Friday, October 26 2007
The management of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), has stated categorically that it would not compromise with workers who try to change their dates of birth.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Campaign against driver "fatigue"
Friday, October 26 2007
Mr Thomas Bismark Boakye, Western Regional Coordinator of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC),has launched a campaign against driver fatigue at Takoradi.
NATIONAL :
Sub regional training on mining
Friday, October 26 2007
To implement and audit the International Cyanide Management Code a training was organized with a call on mining companies to be committed to best practices in the industry and ensure safety in their work environment.
(AYEREDE) NKORANZA :
Army worms on attack
Friday, October 26 2007
Several acres of maize farms in the Nkoranza area in the Brong Ahafo region have been destroyed by invading armyworms, local agricultural extension officers have reported.
NATIONAL :
West African Tobacco control workshop held in Accra
Friday, October 26 2007
The fight against tobacco control is limitless making it impossible for a sole entity to battle it single-handedly, Professor John Gyapong, Director, Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, has noted .
(AGONA WEST) NDC :
Constituency goes to the polls
Friday, October 26 2007
All is set for the Agona West Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to go to the polls on Saturday October 27 to elect a parliamentary candidate to contest the 2008 election.
NATIONAL :
Districts assemblies increased to 166
Friday, October 26 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has created 25 new Districts and three Municipal Assemblies bringing the total number of districts to 166.
KMA :
Municipal enters another sister cities program
Friday, October 26 2007
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) will sign a development partnership agreement with the Kitchener City of Canada with as part of efforts to bolster socio-economic ties between the two cities.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Six assemblies to partner Kitcher city
Friday, October 26 2007
The National Association Of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has selected six municipal, metropolitan and district assemblies to form partnership with the city of Kitchener in Canada.
MIKE OCQUAYE :
Aspirant tours Brong Ahafo region
Friday, October 26 2007
A presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Professor Mike Ocquaye, has said Brong Ahafo would be the bedrock of his government’s corn and poultry revolution because the area is endowed with much natural resources.
BOLGATANGA :
Drivers are themselves robbers
Saturday, October 27 2007
Upper East Regional Police Commander, Mr Ofosu Mensah-Gyeabour blamed the spate of highway robberies on drivers conniving with gangsters to rob passengers.
SUNYANI :
Law on poultry hatchery
Friday, October 26 2007
The Poultry Development Board, in collaboration with the veterinary council, is seeking to enact a law on poultry hatchery practice in the country.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) LOCAL :
Ghana 2008 Road Show To Climax Odwira Festival
Friday, October 26 2007
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations will on Saturday climax the Odwira Festival with the Road Show where Chiefs and people of Aburi will have a close and visual view of the Nations Cup trophy.
(SPORTS- FOOTBALL) CAF :
Etoile poised to win CAF Champs League
Friday, October 26 2007
The coach of Tunisian team Etoile du Sahel says he expects the squad to lift its first African Champions League title this season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana embraces Nations Cup fever
Friday, October 26 2007
Many people follow football with an almost religious passion in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Eric Addo in trouble?
Friday, October 26 2007
Uefa has charged PSV Eindhoven defender Eric Addo with gross unsporting conduct for spitting on Fenerbahce player Semih Senturk during an European Champions League match.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
Hospital needs assistance
Friday, October 26 2007
Over the last two years, the Tumu Government Hospital, the only one that serves the whole of the Sissala East district has been bedeviled with problems ranging from lack of staff to dilapidated structures.
WA :
Award Fulfilso-Sawla road on contract- President
Friday, October 26 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has instructed the Ministry of Roads and Transport to award the Fulfilso-Sawla portion of the Tamale-Wa road to three contractors for early completion of work to facilitate the movement of goods and people between the Northern and Upper West Regions.
(AMA) COURTS :
Two convicted for kidnapping kayayoo
Friday, October 26 2007
Two out of four men who played various roles in kidnapping of a 19-year-old female porter, Mahart Seidu from Tema Station in Accra to Walewale for a proposed marriage were on Friday convicted by an Accra Circuit Court.
(TEMA MERIDIAN) TEMA :
300 given proper reading experience
Friday, October 26 2007
The Rotary Club of Tema Meridian, organised a day’s training on reading habits and the use of the dictionary for 300 basic school children from five deprived basic schools in Tema Municipality.
NATIONAL :
MP/Minister disagree over district naming
Friday, October 26 2007
The Member of Parliament for Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region, Alfred Agbesi and the Deputy Local Government Minister, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, are at each other’s throat over the naming of Adenta as the new municipal capital for Ashaiman and Adenta.
OSAFO MARFO:
Launches campaign in Kumasi
Friday, October 26 2007
Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, a presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says he will develop a new economic paradigm shift for the nation, if he wins power.
(BREMAN BEEDUM) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
One month for causing harm
Friday, October 26 2007
A 40 year-old farmer from Breman Beedum in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District who inflicted cutlass wounds on his brother-in-law was fined GH¢480 by a Breman Asikuma district magistrate’s court.
(AMA) CPP :
Seven to vet aspirants
Friday, October 26 2007
The Convention Peoples Party has constituted a seven-man committee to vet all six presidential aspirants vying for the party’s flagbearership position.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
40 undergo training in online reporting
Friday, October 26 2007
Eastern Regional Minister Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu has observed that no country could developed where the media is gagged.
    
(AMA) NDC :
Government caused black out
Friday, October 26 2007
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Alban Bagbin says government is behind the state broadcaster’s blackout on coverage of the hearings of the Public Accounts Committee.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST :
DMHIS signs agreement with clinic
Friday, October 26 2007
The Wassa West District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (WWDMHIS) signed an agreement with the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Clinic as one of its service providers at Tarkwa.
DORMAA :
More than 50 per cent on NHIS
Friday, October 26 2007
The Dormaa district health insurance scheme registered 84,799 subscribers out of the district’s population of 150,000 as of August 2007, its managers said .
    
HOHOE:
One billion lost to robbers
Friday, October 26 2007
The Ghana Telecom Company Limited lost a total of GH¢ 100,000 (one billion cedis) from cable theft in the Region this year.
(LOWER VOLTA) ASUOGYAMAN :
VRA takes responsibility
Friday, October 26 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing are in the process of purchasing new dredgers and aquatic weed harvesters to tackle weeds, creeks among others in the Lower Volta Basin.
    
(KNUST) KMA :
Employ qualified staff
Friday, October 26 2007
The Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has entreated proprietors of tourist facilities in the country to ensure that majority of their employees are trained to run their businesses.
FEATURE :
Universities and fraud
Friday, October 26 2007
Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah, Chairman of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has condemned the use of student’s application form numbers as final examination ID numbers saying the systems leads to fraudulent acts.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, October 26 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Friday, October 26.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
DCE worried about revenue mobilisation
Friday, October 26 2007
The District Chief Executive for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Mr. Kenneth Obempong has expressed concern that despite the various strategies and plans put in place, revenue mobilization is still abysmal.
(KNUST) KMA :
Students donate to university
Friday, October 26 2007
The Kwame Nkrumah University and Science and Technology branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association of Ghana (ASMAG) on Friday donated textbooks valued about GH¢1,000 to the University Library in Kumasi.
(GBI) HOHOE :
Gbidukorza supported
Friday, October 26 2007
Ghana Telecom (GT) Company Limited and the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT),  presented cheques for GH¢ 1,000 (10 million cedis) and GH¢ 500 (five million cedis) respectively towards the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Gbidukorza (festival) of the chiefs and people of Gbi.
WA EAST:
Feasibility studies ongoing in the district
Friday, October 26 2007
Feasibility studies have been carried out on Kulun, Akmbalara and Jallu Rivers on the Wa-Yala- Kundungu road and the Bulenga- Choggu-Funsi road in the Wa East District for bailey bridges to be spanned on them to open up the area to people in other parts of the district.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN :
Assembly gets tough on cultivators
Saturday, October 27 2007
Tain District Assembly in the Brong-Ahafo Region is providing alternative livelihood for the youth in order to take them away from the cultivation of marijuana, which is reportedly on the ascendancy in the area.
NATIONAL :
GOIL introduces unleaded fuel
Friday, October 26 2007
Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL), an oil marketing company, is introducing a highly unleaded petrol product onto the market in response to motorists’ demand.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
GBC resumes live coverage of PAC hearings
Friday, October 26 2007
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), the nation’s public broadcaster has resumed live broadcast of the public hearings of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor leaves for the UK
Saturday, October 27 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra on Friday night for the United Kingdom on an official visit.
    
(TARKWA) CPP :
CPP to make agriculture lively
Saturday, October 27 2007
Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a flag bearer aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has stressed the need to boost agriculture to produce enough food for consumption and export in the country.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Two in court
Saturday, October 27 2007
A Takoradi Circuit Court remanded Mohammed Baba and Joshua Mensah, self-styled scrap dealers, in custody for conspiracy to commit crime, attempted stealing and causing harm.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Student to refund 8000 dollars-PAC
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament asked the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiative to request an official, Mr. Kojo Ofori-Safo to refund monies.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
MCE cries.
Saturday, October 27 2007
Mr. Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) decried the appalling scene of huge uncollected garbage at the Kaneshie Market and called on the management team to immediately tackle the problem.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
KNUST launches womens week
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Brong-Ahafo regional office of Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service recorded 734 defilement cases in 2004 as against 713 the previous year.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
30 HIV/AIDS caregivers undergo training
Saturday, October 27 2007
Mr. William Ansah Kwakye, Asante Akim South District Focal Person for monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS, has entreated caregivers to treat people living with the disease courteously to help prolong their lifespan.
(SEFWI AKWAWKROM) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
Man defiles nine year old
Saturday, October 27 2007
Hayford Aborgah, a farm labourer at Sefwi Akwawkrom in the Western Region, was remanded by the Bibiani Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a nine-year old girl.
(HOHOE) Courts :
Five years for theft
Saturday, October 27 2007
Joseph Owusu, 30, unemployed, was  jailed five years in hard labour for stealing.
    
(ASAWASE) KMA :
MP worried about educational standards
Saturday, October 27 2007
Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, Member of Parliament for Asawase said it was important that as a country conscious efforts were made to identify and deal with the issue of poor performance both in the rural and urban schools to ensure that children at least get the right  basic education.
(WINNEBA) AESDA :
District engages in affordable housing
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Assembly (AESDA) has asked the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Environment to deduct twenty percent of its Common Fund towards the purchase of Low Cost houses in the town for its workers and those of decentralized Agencies and government departments.
   
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
MOWAC should intervene- market women
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Tema Station Food Stuff Sellers Welfare Association appealed to Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs to intervene on their behalf to let the AMA rehabilitate all those who have been affected by the Assembly decongestion exercise.
NATIONAL :
Drivers union given additional responsibility
Saturday, October 27 2007
Commercial drivers’ unions have been urged to open rest stop facilities along the country’s major highways to encourage members to break-off the fatigue associated with long distance drive.
NATIONAL :
More education on ICT
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Rev. Emmanuel K. Dadebo, Co-ordinator of ICT Programmes, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, called on private entities as well as stakeholders to support government’s effort in providing ICT tools for schools, especially at the basic levels.
    
(TANTRI LORRY PARK) CAPE COAST :
Appreciate sanitory workers
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Central Regional Minister Nana Ato Arthur, urged members of the public to show appreciation for the work of the staff of Zoomlion (Ghana), a private waste management Company and give them the needed support and respect to enhance sanitation in the cities and towns in which they operate.
NATIONAL :
Hoteliers must be vigilant during CAN 2008
Saturday, October 27 2007
Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister called on operators in the hospitality industry not to allow their facilities to be used for illegal activities during forthcoming African Cup soccer tournament to be hosted by Ghana.
CAPE COAST:
All NHIS suscribers must have their card
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur,  tasked officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Region to evolve measures to ensure that the back-log of ID cards for the NHIS yet to be issued is cleared by the end of the year, to enhance the smooth operation of the Scheme.
AMANSIE WEST :
GHS prepares against yellow fever
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has begun a massive immunization exercise against yellow fever in the Amansie West District of Ashanti.
JASIKAN :
Assembly acts to protect forest
Saturday, October 27 2007
About 300 tree seedlings have been planted by students in the Jasikan District
NATIONAL :
Weather report
Saturday, October 27 2007
The entire country will be cloudy this morning, with the formation of mist and fog over some places in the southern half, especially the forest and high grounds.
NATIONAL :
MDAs to restate their vision to apply New Charter
Saturday, October 27 2007
The Ministry of Public Sector Reforms is to fashion out a policy framework to enable various Ministries, Departments and Agencies to restate their organisational visions toward effective application of ’The New Charter’ for the public service.
  
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Fire guts Walewale SHS
Saturday, October 27 2007
Fire on Friday morning razed through the girls’ dormitory block of the Walewale Senior High School in the West Mamprusi District destroying the entire property, including learning aids of more than 50 students.
    
(ARIGU) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Chief commends government
Saturday, October 27 2007
A Chief in the Northern Region has commended the Government and donor agencies for the timely intervention and assistance to persons affected by floods in the three Northern Regions.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA
: Do something better with your life
Monday, October 29 2007
Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor, Minister of Defence, has urged the youth to direct their energies towards education, especially in the acquisition of some trade or vocation to add value to their lifes and secure their future.
LEGON (GA EAST) :
University furnished with books
Monday, October 29 2007
Management of Goldfields Ghana Limited, has presented books worth 2,000 Ghana cedis to Mensah  Sarbah Hall Library of the University of Ghana, Legon.
PROFESSOR FRIMPONG BOATENG :
Prof. a good omen
Monday, October 29 2007
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng,Heart Surgeon and former Chief Executive Officer of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, on Sunday said given the chance to lead NPP to
Election 2008 as the flag bearer, would be a good omen for the 
party.
(SENYA BERAKU) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Call professional and neutral road inspectors
Monday, October 29 2007
The Chairperson of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (AESDMHIS), Mrs. Georgina Asamoah, has advocated the appointment of neutral road works inspection committees in all district capitals of the country.
(SENYA BERAKU) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Citizens up in arms
Monday, October 29 2007
Qualified voters in and around Awutu Bontrase area of the Central Region have vowed to exercise their franchise in Awutu/Senya electoral area come next year’s general elections.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
Dismissed students graduate.
Monday, October 29 2007
University students dismissed for examination malpractices manage to stay on campuses, attend lectures and graduate, a former Vice-Chancellor has said.
(DIARE) SAVELUGU/ NANTON :
Illetracy caused by tradition
Monday, October 29 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, has blamed the high illiteracy rate in the region on some of the traditional beliefs and practices of the people.
(DIARE) SAVELUGU/ NANTON :
Educational fund launched
Monday, October 29 2007
Mr. Iddrisu Adam, the Deputy Northern Regional Director of Education, has said structures are in place to ensure the smooth implementation of the new education reforms.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Coroperate with service providers
Monday, October 29 2007
Clients of District, Municipal, and Metropolitan Mutual Health Insurance Schemes have been advised not to regard the Identification Cards issued them by their respective schemes, as a trump card to demand preferential treatment from service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Assembly to pay outstanding bills
Monday, October 29 2007
Mr. Alexander Afenyo Markin,Presiding member for  Awutu Effutu Senya District Assembly, has assured the authorities of the Winneba government hospital that he would make sure that the District Assembly pays the seven million cedis medical bills
WA :
Woes of an Upper East farmer
Monday, October 29 2007
The woes of farmers in the Upper East Region after the recent floods are deepening.
(ASHAIMAN) TEMA :
Community protest creation
Monday, October 29 2007
The people of Ashaiman have appealed to the government to rescind the decision to designate Adenta as the capital of the newly created Adenta - Ashaiman Municipality.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Massive clean up exercise
Monday, October 29 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly, (AMA)  organized a clean-up exercise at both New and Old Tema Stations to clear the areas of filth generated after the Assembly’s decongestion exercise.
TAFI-MADOR (HOHOE) :
Chief places curfew on students
Monday, October 29 2007
Compulsory evening classes rather than video shows are to become the rule towards curtailing persistently poor performances in Basic Education Certificate Examinations at Tafi-Mador in the Hohoe District. 
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
District mark credit union day
Monday, October 29 2007
West Gonja District in collaboration with the Northern Chapter of Ghana Credit Unions, hosted this years’ celebration of international credit union day on  the  theme "together we are better".
NATIONAL :
Banks to send returns online
Monday, October 29 2007
Mr Dela Selormey, Head, Banking Supervision Department, Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said the central bank had introduced an electronic financial analysis surveillance system by which banks were required to submit prudential returns online.
(AWUDOME TSITO) HO :
New school block for pupils
Monday, October 29 2007
The Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, the Ho Diocese of the Catholic Church and the Ho Municipal Assembly funded the construction of a GH¢50,000 (500 million cedis) six classroom block.
(CENTRAL HOSP.) CAPE COAST :
Food for HIV/AIDS patients
Monday, October 29 2007
Reverend Dorothy Dennis, Field Worker of the Women’s Home and Overseas Society of the A.M.E. Zion Church, has donated food items worth GH¢600.00 to HIV/AIDS patients at the Central Regional Hospital.
(AIRPORT) TAMALE :
Major rehab. at Tamale airport
Monday, October 29 2007
As part of preparations towards the hosting of the Ghana 2008 tournament starting January 20, 2008, the Tamale Airport is currently undergoing a major rehabilitation to help upgrade facilities there to meet demands during the event.
(NKWANTA) COURTS :
Fined for poaching
Monday, October 29 2007
An Nkwanta Magistrate Court presided over by Mr. Stanislaus Amanoipo has fined two hunters four million cedis each for poaching in the Kyabobo Game Reserve in the Nkwanta District.
(KPASSA) COURTS :
Two cultivate wee
Monday, October 29 2007
The Nkwanta Police have apprehended Ibrahim Manyiteh, 32 and Kwasi Kabuja, 18, both farmers for allegedly cultivating wee on their farms at Kpassa in the Nkwanta District.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Veep orders assembly
Monday, October 29 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama has tasked the Akuapem South District Assembly to take urgent measures to have the Aburi Botanical Gardens rehabilitated
(KUMASI) KMA :
Builsas in Ashanti hold durbar
Monday, October 29 2007
Mrs Agnes Chigabatia, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, has challenged the people of the three Northern Regions to invest in their areas to help improve the living conditions of the people.
(ODUMASE) MANYA KROBO :
Land secretariat to be established
Monday, October 29 2007
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu, has called on the people of Odumase to reflect soberly on the performance of the government and support it.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Traders appeal to government
Monday, October 29 2007
The United Traders Association at the Tema Station today appealed to government and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to reconsider the decision to dislocate them and to allow them to continue with their trading activities.
     
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Community appeals to IGP
Monday, October 29 2007
An Appeal has been made to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to post more Police Personnel to Kasoa to curb the spate of armed robberies, harassment and other criminal activities in the area.
(NKAWIE) COURTS :
Two steal from twins
Monday, October 29 2007
The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded Yaw Tandoh and Kojo Owusu, both unemployed of Mpasatia in the Atwima-Mponua District into prison custody for alleged conspiracy to steal and stealing.
    
(ARIGU) WEST MAMPRUSI :
200 saved by NGO
Monday, October 29 2007
The Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID), a Tamale-based non-governmental organisation, in partnership with two international NGOs, have paid full health insurance premiums for 200 flood victims in 10 communities in the Arigu Traditional Area in the West Mamprusi District.
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA :
Tertiary institutions to train more tech.teachers
Monday, October 29 2007
Mr Samuel Kweku Obodai, Deputy Central Regional Minister, has stated that, government is committed to assisting tertiary institutions to train more vocational and technical teachers to promote the country’s industrialization.
NATIONAL :
Help the north get back on its feet
Monday, October 29 2007
A leading Development economist from Northern Ghana, Dr. Sulley Gariba says the level of destruction suffered by Northern Ghana during the recent floods requires more than just bags of rice and bundles of used cloths.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Designers launch tree planting exercise
Monday, October 29 2007
The Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association  launched a national tree planting exercise at Koforidua.
(AHOMAHOMASU) FANTEAKWA :
Bicycles for rural teachers
Monday, October 29 2007
The Ghana Education Service has supplied 60 bicycles free  to teachers in the rural and deprived schools in the Fanteakwa District.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Primary two teachers undergo training
Monday, October 29 2007
A five-day training workshop to equip teachers in new techniques in the teaching of the English language at Primary Two in the Fanteakwa District ended at Begoro.
NATIONAL :
Diabetes in Ghana
Monday, October 29 2007
Diabetes have been identified as the cause of prolonged ill health in at least 2.2 million Ghanaians and threatens 50 per cent of all Ghanaian patients.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MP concerned about police delays
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Many people are still "languishing" unduly in custody partly because of delays by the police in executing court orders pertaining to their cases, a Member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has observed.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Hotels closed down
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), on Monday closed down eight hotels in the Sekondi-Takoradi area because owners did not comply with regulations of the Service.
AMA (COURTS) :
Rector fails to appear in court
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Professor Yaw Agyemang Badu, Deputy Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), told the High Court in Accra hearing a suit challenging the eligibility of Prof. Samuel Adei, Rector of GIMPA.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
More relief items for flood victims
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Two institutions have presented cheques and relief items worth 220 million cedis to the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC) for distribution to persons displaced by recent floods that hit the Northern Region.
BOLGATANGA :
Accident records revealed
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Upper East Region for the first and third quarter recorded 85 reported cases of road accidents, Mr. Isaac Nsoh Amoah, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bolgatanga said.
NDC (NAVRONGO) :
Two elected to vie for parliament
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has elected its two parliamentary candidates unopposed in Navrongo and Bolgatanga.
NPP (AMA) :
Legon TESCON expresses delight
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Legon branch of the Tertiary Education Students’ Confederacy (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has observed with "great delight" the work of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament.
NATIONAL :
First ECOWAS Business Forum opens
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Governments in West Africa have been urged to be fully committed to their responsibilities by ensuring that decisions taken at summits were fully implemented.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
Avoid duplication of development interventions - DCE
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Hon. Amadu Musah Abudu, East Gonja District Chief Executive has urged NGOs and other development partners to collaborate in the execution of development projects to avoid duplication in the siting of projects.
KMA :
Aquaculture boosted
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Agricare Limited, producers of poultry feeds and concentrates in Ghana, has started the production of affordable fish feed to boost aquaculture in the country.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level maintained
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Monday, October 29.
WA :
Use HIV/AIDS funds judiciously-Minister
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Mrs Winifred Asibi Bawa Dy-Yakah, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, on Monday told district assemblies, non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations that received money this year for HIV/AIDS education in the region to use the money for its intended purpose.
(NKAWIE-PANIN) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Distribution of CFL bulbs launched
Tuesday, October 30 2007
A mass distribution of energy saving bulbs in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti has been launched at Nkawie-Panin.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-AHWIASO BEKWAI :
Ten more schools for assembly
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Bibiani-Ahwiaso Bekwai District Assembly in collaboration with the Government have started putting up 10 new school blocks in the district through the GetFund and Social Investment Fund (SIF) projects.
KMA (COURTS) :
Labourer jailed
Tuesday, October 30 2007
A circuit court in Kumasi, has sentenced Dennis Somey, a 45-year-old labourer, to 15 years in jail in hard labour for defiling a 10-year-old girl.
AMA :
Help rid city of lunatics- Ali Baba
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Mr. Ali Baba Abature, Public Relations Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has appealed to the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment and the Department of Social Welfare to help rid Accra of lunatics before the commencement of the 2008 African Cup of Nations
(BAWJIASE) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Government commended for creating new district
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Mr Oppey Abbey, Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu-Senya, has commended the government for creating the Awutu-Bereku District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goldfields to renew Black Stars sponsorship up to 2010
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Goldfields Ghana Limited, headline sponsors of Ghana’s Black Stars are keen on renewing their sponsorship of the senior national team up to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA needs One million dollars for four-nation tourney
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) needs a whooping one million dollars for the successful organisation of next month’s four-nation soccer tourney.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Five players to fill Ghana’s squad
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Claude Le Roy, Coach of Ghana’s Black Stars has only five places left to make up for his 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations next January.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fire Service prepares for incident-free tournament
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) says it has made adequate provisions to ensure fire safety during the upcoming Ghana CAN 2008 soccer fiesta.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars get suppoort
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The preparation of the Black Stars for the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations continue to receive major boost with several donations in kind and cash from the corporate world.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Tandoh Memorial Golf at Sakumono
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The First W.C. Tandoh Memorial Open Golf Championship would tee off at the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono, near Tema on Saturday, November 3.
(NKONYA) JASIKAN :
Nkonya celebrates new district
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The chiefs and people of Nkonya Traditional Area, last Saturday poured out into the streets of  Nkonya Ahenkro in a jubilant mood to show their appreciation for the creation of a new district with its capital at Nkonya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Accra gets ready for fans
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has earmarked areas where fans, who cannot afford to pay for hotels, would be accommodated during the Ghana 2008 African Cup of Nations tournament.
(BANTAMA) KMA :
Projects inspected
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of State in-charge of Water Resources, Works and Housing and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, has inspected a number of projects in her constituency.
NATIONAL :
At the PAC meeting.....
Tuesday, October 30 2007
A gloomy picture was painted at Monday’s sitting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament - when it came to light that the whereabouts of large quantities of arms and ammunition imported into the country in 2004 could not be traced.
(AHOMAHOMASU) FANTEAKWA :
Wholesale promotion banned
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Ms Mary Animwah, Fanteakwa District Director of Education, has announced that the District Directorate has banned wholesale promotion of pupils in basic schools in the area with immediate effect.
NATIONAL :
Women told to help prevent conflicts
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, has urged women to help prevent conflict in their communities since they and their children were the worst victims in conflict situations.
AMA :
Fake doctor jailed
Tuesday, October 30 2007
A musician who posed as a medical doctor and succeeded in stealing a mobile phone and 190,000 cedis belonging to a taxi driver was on Monday sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in hard labour by a Circuit Court in Accra.
NATIONAL:
Am not a sex trader
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Amandi Mohammed, 30, one of the suspects nabbed in connection with the alleged attempt to smuggle about 15 young women to Europe to engage in prostitution, has denied that he deals in the booming sex trade between West Africa and Europe.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU SOUTH:
Moral education deserves priority
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Professor Kofi Sraku-Lartey, Principal of the Presbyterian University College, has underscored the need to place emphasizes on moral education in the New Education Reform.
(AGONA) NDC :
Stop tribal politics
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Mr Samuel Oppong, former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Agona West has appealed to Ghanaians to shun tribal politics, because it would not be good for the nation’s young democracy.
ALAN KYEREMATEN :
Kyerematen to ignore his detractors
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Mr Alan Kyerematen, a presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, has said every credible opinion pool conducted in the country had made him one of the two front runners and he would not waste his time replying his detractors.
HOHOE :
Traders call for introduction of GH¢ 2
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Business concerns and traders at Hohoe have appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to consider introducing new notes of GHC 2 (old 20,000 cedis) to make daily transactions easier and stress free.
(SABOBA) SABOBA CHEREPONI :
Collaborate with indigenous craftmen- Principal
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Dr. Yakubu Seidu Peligah, Principal of the Tamale Polytechnic, has asked tutors and students of technical institutions to adopt innovative ways to develop their artwork.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
GT supports National Orientation Programme
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Ghana Telecom (GT), operators of One Touch has presented a sponsorship package of 50,000 Ghana cedis (500 million cedis) to the Ministry of Information and National Orientation in support of its Orientation Programme.
(AYIREBI) BIRIM SOUTH :
Ministry must close down all video centres
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Headmistress of the District assembly High School at Ayirebi, near Akyem Oda called on parents to advise their children to keep off movie theatre during school hours.
BOLGATANGA :
New bank in the offing
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Stanbic Bank Ghana has started preparations to open a branch in Bolgatanga by early next year, Mr Alhassan Andani, Managing Director of Stanbic, said  in Bolgatanga.
NATIONAL :
CEPS takes drastic actions
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) said it has withdrawn its escorts services that accompany container cargo into free zone enterprises in and out of Accra and Tema.
( OSU) AMA :
Osu -Oxford to get face lift
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations is to redesign the Osu Oxford Street, a premier business centre in Accra, to become a world- class commercial avenue to boost tourism and investment revenue.
TAMALE :
More protest against the sale of ADB
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Tamale District Council of Labour (TDCL) and other organised labour staged a two-hour peaceful demonstration through the main streets.
NATIONAL :
Ghana commended
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Development partners have described as impressive and satisfactory, Ghana’s reform process in the public sector promising further support under the Aid Effective Programme.
(LEKLEBI) HOHOE:
Contribute to development-Chief
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Paramount Chief of the Leklebi Traditional area in the Hohoe district of the Volta Region has called on his people to contribute towards the development of the Leklebi Senior High School (LSHS) to supplement government efforts.
(ADWEISO) NEW JUABEN :
ECG explains itself
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Eastern Regional Manager of the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG), Mr K.A. Kyeremeh  said the frequent power cuts being experienced by residents of Adweiso was due to repair works on the transformer serving the area
(ABIRIW AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Presb school repeat all BECE failed students
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Chairman of the Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev (Dr) Joseph O. Y. Mante, has directed heads of all Presbyterian schools in the Akuapem area to repeat pupils who fail their examinations as a way of reversing the falling standard of education in the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Distributors warned against divertions
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Akwasi Adjei-Boateng, had warned the youth distributing energy saving bulbs in the municipality against diversion of the bulbs.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Kasena Nankana youth advised.
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The youth of Kasena-Nankana in the Upper East Region have been urged to pool their resources together towards the socio economic development of the area.
BOLGATANGA :
Burkinabe governor tours the north
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The governor of the South Central Region of Burkina Faso, Madam Pauline Hien Winkoun, called on African countries to establish friendly relationship with each other so as to speed up development and sustainable peace in the continent.
WEST AKYEM :
DCE holds crisis meeting
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Ten Junior High Schools in the West Akyem district scored zero percent in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). 
(AKYEM TAKYIMAN) KWABIBIREM :
Farmers cocoa to be destroyed
Tuesday, October 30 2007
The Kade District Cocoa Officer, Mr Ebenezer Kwabena Agyen  advised cocoa farmers to allow their cocoa trees affected by the swollen shoot disease to be destroyed.
(KUMASI) COURTS :
Driver in court for stealing
Tuesday, October 30 2007
A Kumasi circuit court has remanded a driver for allegedly stealing over GH¢6,300 (¢63 million) from his employer.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Brazil will stage 2014 World Cup
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Brazil has been named as the host nation for the 2014 football World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) INTERNATIONAL:
I want to Play in England
Tuesday, October 30 2007
Asamoah Gyan has revealed his desire to leave Italian football and play in the English Premier League in