BEREKUM :
Assemblies urged to check certificates of barbers
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The Vice President of  Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association in Berekum in Brong Ahafo, Madam Margaret Asare has suggested to Municipal and Districts Assemblies to ensure that only qualified barbers and hair dressers who possessed certificates operate.
(KOFORIDUA)NEW JUABEN :
Muslims in Koforidua celebrate Ramadan
Wednesday, October 01 2008
Hundreds of Muslims in Koforidua, yesterday converged at Central Mosque of the city to celebrate this year’s Ramadan.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Task Force to monitor mining operations in West Akim
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly is to form a task force to monitor activities of mining companies operating in the municipality.  
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
DCE advises NYEP health workers
Wednesday, October 01 2008
Health extension workers of the National Youth Employment Programme in the Kwaebibirem District have been advised to take their work seriously.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Careless driver fined
Wednesday, October 01 2008
A 22-year-old driver, Cumbate Sougite Iddrisu, whose careless and inconsiderate driving resulted in the death of five persons and injuries to three others has been convicted to a fine of 1,000 Ghana cedis by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
ACCRA :
Vikings alumni saddened by Baah-Wiredu’s death
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The Alumni of Mensah Sarbah Hall also known as Vikings of the University of Ghana have expressed shock and sorrow following the death of Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minster of Finance and Economic Planning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh adds two to Satellites
Wednesday, October 01 2008
Head coach of Ghana Under-20 team, Sellas Tetteh, has invited Hearts of Oak’s Kofi Abanga and South Africa based defender Jonathan Mensah to fortify his squad ahead of their Africa Youth Championship return leg against Gambia.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL play-off begins today
Wednesday, October 01 2008
In zone 1,Chelsea engage Bolga Upper Stars at the Prempeh College school Park in the opening matches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan renames squad against Lesotho
Wednesday, October 01 2008
In less than three months into his time in office as national coach, Milovan Rajevac comes to terms with the harsh realities of his job as he seeks to ensure the Black Stars a place in the group stages of the last round in the 2010 World Cup qualifying series.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rates for Kotoko/Etoile clash
Wednesday, October 01 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have announced rates for Saturday’s CAF Confederation Cup clash against Etoile du Sahel slated for the Baba Yara Stadium.
TECHIMAN:
Cultural village for B/A soon
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The government has released GH¢ 150,000 to the Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs for the development of cultural centres in the region.
(WULLIN) JIRAPA:
Police uncover ’wee’ farms
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The Upper West Regional Police Command has mobilised personnel of the service and the Community Protection Unit throughout the region to destroy a total of about 50 acres of Indian hemp (wee) farms that were discovered at a village in the region at the weekend.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA:
COCOA: Ghana hits local processing mark
Wednesday, October 01 2008
Ghana is set to process about 380,000 tonnes of its total cocoa production by the middle of next year, President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced.
(EJISU) EJISU-JUABENG:
Help reduce TB stigmatisation - Ghanaians told
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The high prevalence of the Tuberculosis (TB) disease has been attributed to the stigmatization of those affected with the disease and their families.
(NKORANZA) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Calls for peaceful elections continue
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The Omanhene of the Nkoranza Traditional Area, Okatakyie Agyeman Kudom IV, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC), to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections in December.
KUMASI:
GBA states position on Osah Mills’ resignation
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The General Council of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has stated that it demanded the resignation of Mr Nii Osah Mills as President of the association for causing embarrassment to the legal profession.
WA:
Give us our corpses! Moslems demand
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The Muslim community in the Upper West Region has appealed to the government to exempt Muslim corpses from being sent to hospital mortuaries.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Parents’ role phenomenal - MCE
Wednesday, October 01 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Adjei Boateng, has urged parents to complement the efforts of teachers to improve upon the standards of children in public schools.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
1,000 pregnant women receive free medical care
Thursday, October 02 2008
From July to September this year, a total of 1,025 pregnant women were registered in the West Akim Municipality and are accessing health care free of charge.
(GOMOA ANKAMU) GOMOA :
Provide audio-visuals for HIV/AIDS education
Thursday, October 02 2008
A teacher at the Gomoa Ankamu District Assembly Primary School, Miss Doreen Aidoo has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to provide basic schools with audio-visuals to enhance education on HIV/AIDS.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
MASLOC assists groups in West Akim
Thursday, October 02 2008
One hundred applications received by the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), in the West Akyem Municipality have been approved with 40 others awaiting verification and approval.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
One week of Baah-Wiredu’s death celebrated
Thursday, October 02 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Wednesday joined thousands of mourners from all walks of life at the one-week celebration of the death of Ghana’s Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu at Agogo in the Asante Akim North District of Ashanti.
(ATWIMA-MIM) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
School blocks constructed for schools under trees
Thursday, October 02 2008
Two school blocks constructed under the Ghana Education Service (GES) “Schools Under Trees” Project for the people of Atwima-Mim and Asakraka in the Atwima Nwabiagya District at a cost of GH¢375,14.90 have been inaugurated at separate ceremonies.
(AGONA-SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Fire service and ECG educate Swedru market women
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Agona West Municipal Command of the Ghana Fire Service in collaboration with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), have embarked on a programme to educate market women of the Swedru Central market on fire prevention.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Remembrance Service held for late Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning have held a remembrance service for the late Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, the sector minister.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Criminals invade Kaneshie lorry station
Thursday, October 02 2008
Commuters using the Kaneshie lorry station have appealed to the Inspector General of Police to help check the invasion of criminals at the station to enable them to travel safely.
ASHAIMAN :
Dispute over rent soars in Ashaiman
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre in Ashaiman is to assist solve the soaring disputes between landlords and tenants over the latter’s inability to pay a minimum of two years’ rent advance.
 
NATIONAL:
Veep leads delegation to Guinea
Thursday, October 02 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, on Wednesday, led a government delegation, to Guinea to grace the country’s 50th independence anniversary, which is on the general theme: “Together We Build.”
(ACCRA)PNC:
PNC joins Muslim community to celebrates Ed-il Fitr
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Peoples National Convention (PNC) on Tuesday join thousands of Muslims across the country to celebrate Ed-il Fitr.
(SITE ONE) TMA :
Sanitation improves at Tema Site One
Thursday, October 02 2008
Muslims living at Site One in the Tema Metropolitan Assembly have given the place a thorough clean up.
(ACCRA) NPP :
Bawumia fun club formed
Thursday, October 02 2008
Bawumia Langum Katoo Fun Club, has been formed to support Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, running mate to New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ensure massive victory for the NPP in Election 2008, in Accra.
(WINNEBA) NDC:
Leading NDC member urges peace
Thursday, October 02 2008
A leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on Ghanaians to do away with things which do not promote peace.
TAMALE :
Peasant farmers told to invest in other ventures
Thursday, October 02 2008
An official of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has appealed to peasant farmers to invest in other ventures such as the rearing of livestock and poultry to serve as an alternative source of income in case of fire disasters.
NKORANZA :
DCE calls on religious leaders
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Nkoranza South District Executive, Mr. Kwabena Appiah-Awuah has urged religious bodies to continue to pray for the nation so Ghanaians would live in unity, peace and understanding.
(ELMINA) POLITICS :
Don’t convey party supporters in cargo trucks
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipal Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Neenyi Kofi Tagoe, has advised political parties to desist from  transporting their supporters in cargo trucks to durbars and rallies, saying it is not safe.
ACCRA :
ACP Summit opens today
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Sixth African, Caribbean and Pacific Summit of Heads of State and Government opens in Accra today.
NATIONAL:
Sudanese President in Accra for summit
Thursday, October 02 2008
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir arrived in Accra on Wednesday to join other leaders and heads of governments attending the 6th biennial summit of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy omission explained
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has warned England-based winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie that he faces a longer spell on the sidelines if he does not improve his attitude towards the national team.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Athletics Stakeholders Forum
Thursday, October 02 2008
As part of the ongoing comprehensive reform effort to revive athletics in Ghana, the leadership of the Athletes Association of Ghana will be hosting the 1st Annual Ghana Athletics Stakeholders Forum to be held at the African Regent Hotel in Accra on Thursday October 2nd, 2008 starting at 12:30pm.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana coach assures Sarpei
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has held talks with Germany-based defender Hans Adu Sarpei to assure him that he has future with the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah deserves his call up
Thursday, October 02 2008
Matthew Amoah could play his first game for Ghana this year after he was named in the squad for the match against Lesotho on October 12, but he has earned a call up purely on footballing grounds according to manager Milovan Rajevac.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise lclear first hurdle
Thursday, October 02 2008
Former Premiership campaigners, Sekondi Eleven Wise launched their campaign back to the elite Premier League division on a positive note when they thrashed Norchip 3-1 in their Zone Two Middle League clash on Wednesday at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afriyie quits All Blacks
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Swedru Gamba All Blacks FC, Mr George Afriyie on Tuesday announced his decision to quit the Club with immediate effect.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah doubts for EPL dream
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghana international Appiah has been a free agent ever since he negotiated his release from Turkish side Fenerbache in the summer.
(MAKOLA) AMA :
Implement report of 1993
Thursday, October 02 2008
There could be more outbreaks of fire in big commercial centres and market places if urgent steps are not taken to implement the Makola Market Report of 1993, an assistant divisional fire officer has warned.
GOMOA :
Visualise HIV/AIDS education
Thursday, October 02 2008
Miss Doreen Aidoo, a teacher at the Gomoa Ankamu District Assembly Primary School, has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to provide basic schools with audio-visuals to enhance education on HIV/AIDS.
ACCRA :
First and last for second hand fridges
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghana will no longer be a dumping ground for second-hand refrigerators if the legislation to regulate their importation comes into force in the second quarter of next year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’m gutted to miss Lesotho game
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghanaian international and Heart of Midlothian midfielder, Laryea Kingston says he’s livid that he can’t feature in the Stars upcoming crucial World/Nations Cup qualifier against Lesotho at the Essipong Stadium next Saturday.
(KNUST) KMA :
Student found in hostel
Thursday, October 02 2008
A first-year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi was discovered dead in his bed at his hall of residence at the university.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Banks money robbed
Thursday, October 02 2008
Three officials of the Senya Beraku branch of the Union Bank near Winneba and a student from the University of Education, Winneba, are helping the Winneba Police in their investigation into an alleged deal involving an amount of GH¢710,000 belonging to the bank.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR- WASSA EAST :
Construction of dam begins this month
Thursday, October 02 2008
The construction of four additional mini hydro dams by the government to meet the country’s energy requirements would begin this month.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor wins award
Thursday, October 02 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Chatham House Prize for making the most significant contribution to the improvement of international relations.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR -WASSA EAST:
New presiding member for assembly
Thursday, October 02 2008
Members of the Mpohor-Wassa East District Assembly  elected Mr Kwabena Boahen Enin, the incumbent presiding member of the assembly into office for another two-year term.
ACCRA :
Its dangerous?
Thursday, October 02 2008
The re-use of cooking oil in preparing food has the potential of inducing high blood pressure, says Dr Eric Palmer Amaning, Head of Surgery at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Part time contractors cause of shoddy work
Thursday, October 02 2008
Mr Kwame Afreh, National President of the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana, says contractors who abandon projects and do shoddy works are those he refers to as “part time” contractors.
(KOLOENU) HOHOE :
80 year old murdered
Thursday, October 02 2008
Gilbert Nkansah, an 80 year-old native of Koloenu near Hohoe, in the Volta Region, was on Tuesday, gruesomely murdered and dumped near the Global Church junction, a section of Koloenu town.
JASIKAN :
Do not take advantage of delays
Thursday, October 02 2008
Mr Albert Obeng, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport has implored road contractors to refrain from exploiting the phenomena of delay of payments for non-performance and delivery.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level rising
Thursday, October 02 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008.
 
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
POJOSS launches golden jubilee anniversary
Thursday, October 02 2008
A former Rector of Accra Polytechnic, Professor R.K. Asabre,  has observed that the attainment of academic excellence and high moral values are significant for national development.
ACCRA:
EC readies for action
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Electoral Commission on Thursday outdoored a
pro-active electoral educational programme to inject confidence and safeguard the December Presidential and Parliamentary polls.
(PRAMSO) BOSOMTWE:
Quashigah in praise of Catholic faith
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (rtd),  has commended the Catholic Church for its complementary role of providing infrastructure and amenities towards national development.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor demands healthier trade bargain
Thursday, October 02 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has demanded that the African-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) Group and the European Union (EU) partnership look for new modalities, which will facilitate their respective entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements competitively, profitably and with dignified interdependence .
ASHAIMAN:
CJ inaugurates new court
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs. Justice Georgina Wood has appealed to the Municipal authorities in Ashaiman to make land available to the Judicial Service to enable them construct a new court complex for the area.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Politicians asked to shun deceit, threats
Thursday, October 02 2008
The District Chief Executive of Sekyere Central, Mr. Haruna Oppong Boateng, has advised politicians to shun deceit, threats, casting of insinuations and verbal attacks on innocent persons during their political campaigns.
HO:
Public knowledege on insurance low
Thursday, October 02 2008
The poor patronage of a public lecture on the importance of insurance policies in the Ho municipality clearly showed the public’s apathy towards the concept, which was meant for their general wellbeing.
BOLE:
COCOBOD Scholarship coverage needs extension - DCE
Thursday, October 02 2008
The Bole District Chief Executive, Mr Jerry Yakubu Yahaya, has appealed for the extension of the Ghana Cocoa Board Educational Scholarship Scheme currently being enjoyed by cocoa farmers’ children, to cover those of cashew and sheanut farmers in the Northern Region.
(TSRUKPE) KADJEBI:
Local contractors, money shy
Thursday, October 02 2008
Ghanaian road contractors generally shy away from applying for interest on delayed payments on jobs done as contained in their contract documents.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
DCE doubles as Anaethetist
Thursday, October 02 2008
The unavailability of an Anaesthetist at the Juaso District Hospital in the Asante Akim-South has compelled the hospital authorities to fall on the services of the District Chief Executive (DCE), a Professional Anaesthetist in the event of emergencies.
(ASUKAWKAW) KRACHI EAST:
Incessant rains stall road project
Friday, October 03 2008
Work on the 70 kilometres Asukawkaw-Dambai portion of the Kpando-Worawora-Dambai road project, which commenced on November 26, 2007, is well behind schedule.
(COALTAR) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTER:
Extend ID registration exercise in the E/R
Friday, October 03 2008
Mr Alexander Ofori Agyekum, an elder and opinion leader of Otoase community near Coaltar in the Eastern Region has appealed to the government to extend the National Identification (ID) registration exercise to enable over 700 people not yet registered in the area to do so.
SUNYANI :
Sunyani to host National Best Teachers’ Award
Friday, October 03 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor will honour 39 teachers in 13 categories at different levels of education and non-teaching personnel at the 14th National Best Teacher Award ceremony to be held at the Jubilee Park in Sunyani on October 7.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Representatives educated on HIV/AIDS
Friday, October 03 2008
A one day workshop on HIV and AIDS for representatives from government and non-governmental institutions in Winneba has been held at Winneba.
TARKWA:
Salts, fatty foods, cause of blood pressure
Friday, October 03 2008
Head of surgery at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH),  Dr Eric Palmer Amaning, said excessive consumption of salt and salt related products, fatty foods, smoking and alcohol had led to increasing high blood pressure cases.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Child of Jesus Society gives to KATH
Friday, October 03 2008
Members of the Saint Peter’s Minor Basilica branch of the Child of Jesus Society in Kumasi has presented 10,000 Ghana cedis as seed money towards the establishment of a cancer endowment fund at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.
(EJURA) EJURA-SEKYEDUMASE:
Business organizations urged to support GAC
Friday, October 03 2008
Corporate and multi-national organizations have been urged to collaborate with the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) to undertake sustainable public education campaign on HIV/AIDS to reduce its spread in the country.
ACCRA :
Pass tobacco control bill- Cancer Society
Friday, October 03 2008
The Cancer Society of Ghana (CSG), in collaboration with African Cancer Consortium (AFROX) a UK based non-governmental organisation has launched this year’s Cancer awareness month in the country with a call on government to forward the tobacco control bill initiated to Parliament for consideration.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
15 October declares global hand washing day
Friday, October 03 2008
The United Nations Fund for Children’s Activities (UNICEF) has declared October 15, as global hand washing day to create awareness raising and educational activity to accelerate hand washing behaviour among the parents and school children.
(NYANKPALA) TAMALE:
NUGS call for assistance to UDS
Friday, October 03 2008
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has expressed concern about inadequate infrastructure and the deplorable nature of social services at the Nyankpala campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS).
CAPE COAST:
Agyemang’s appointment is victory for women
Friday, October 03 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, said the appointment of Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, as the first female Vice-Chancellor of a public University in Ghana, was victory for women in the country, because she has added to the list of women who had taken up responsible positions on merit.
KUMASI :
Private sector to play chief role
Friday, October 03 2008
Government has been called on to stop paying lip services to issues of development and give proper and real meaning to the private sector as the engine of growth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
B.A United defeat Soccer Warriors
Friday, October 03 2008
Brong Ahafo United beat Soccer Warriors 3-1 in their Zone One opening match of the Division One Middle League played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(WASA AMEMFI WEST):
WACAM appeals for harmonized Mining Code
Friday, October 03 2008
Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has held a three-day workshop to deliberate on ways to harmonise the Mining Code of Ghana.
NATIONAL:
Sudanese President al-Bashir returns home
Friday, October 03 2008
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir left Accra on Thursday after addressing the 6th biennial summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and handing over the leadership of the 79-nation group to President John Agyekum Kufuor.
    
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Athletics Stakeholders congress
Friday, October 03 2008
Athletics stakeholders have rooted for a shake up within the fraternity towards restructuring the sport in the country.
ACCRA:
Develop intra continental relationships – Dr. Mahama
Friday, October 03 2008
Presidential Flagbearer of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), has urged African leaders to focus on developing intra-continental relationship instead of forming large blocs which are not effective as a group.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets get down to work
Friday, October 03 2008
The Confederation of African Football, Caf, has cleared Gambia of alleged age cheating, thus setting the stage for the clash against Ghana in the final qualifying round to the 8th African Under-17 Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah dismisses salary claims
Friday, October 03 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has dismissed speculation that he is too expensive for clubs seeking his services insisting he wants to make ’the right decision’.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe ready to fight for place
Friday, October 03 2008
Two years after a not too-impressive campaign with the Black Stars at the 2006 African Nations Cup, the scales have completely changed for Prince Tagoe with the striker earning himself some praise for his performance lately with the national side.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas drops Osei
Friday, October 03 2008
Sellas Tetteh has wielded the axe after his national U-20 stars flopped in Accra in Gambia and dropped striker Ransford Osei from the team.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
UT Golf tourney
Friday, October 03 2008
The first UT Financial Services Open Golf Championship would tee off at the Takoradi Golf Course at Takoradi in the Western Region on Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
‘They are spitting on us’
Friday, October 03 2008
Jones Attuquayefio says the ongoing Kwesi Appiah salary issue is another sign of the sports authorities disdain for local coaches.
ACCRA:
Unemployment must be of concern to all
Friday, October 03 2008
The Minister of Manpower Youth and Employment, Nana Akomea has said that youth unemployment must be of great concern to all Ghanaians.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Private sector propels development agenda
Friday, October 03 2008
The private sector has been described as the pivot around which the country’s economy revolves and that players within the sector have been assured of the creation of conducive economic environment by government to sustain their effort in ensuring total
development in the country.
ACCRA:
Government readies to address youth unemployment
Friday, October 03 2008
The Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, Nana Akomea has said that education and training are the best ways of addressing perennial youth unemployment.
CAPE COAST:
Police identifies 53 flash points
Friday, October 03 2008
The new Central Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Akayire Kamparah has said his outfit has identified 53 flash points out of the 1,763 polling stations in the region and was therefore putting adequate measures in place to strengthen security before, during and after the December general election.
ACCRA:
Malaria fight still a priority - US Ambassador
Friday, October 03 2008
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Donald Gene Teitelbaum
on Friday assured Ghanaians that the fight against malaria remains a priority on President George Bush’s agenda.
AKATSI:
Road durability depends on maintenance - Engineer
Friday, October 03 2008
Regular inspection and maintenance of roads as well as strict enforcement of regulations on their use are crucial to ensuring the durability and longevity of roads in Ghana.
ACCRA:
Kofi Boakye leads new crop of lawyers
Friday, October 03 2008
The Judicial Service will from next year start a project aimed at improving infrastructure at the courts, Chief Justice Mrs. Georgina Wood, announced on Friday on the occasion of the enrolment of new lawyers.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
OTEC FM loses manager in accident
Friday, October 03 2008
The Managing Director of the Oppong Twumasi Electrical Company, OTEC FM Station in Kumasi, Mr. Bright Oppong-Twumasi, died soon on admission at the Winneba Government Hospital on Wednesday.
WA:
Farm equipment to boost production
Friday, October 03 2008
The Venture Capital Trust Fund, in collaboration with Techno Serve, has presented six tractors and their implements and eight thrashers which together cost GH¢164,000 to seven nucleus farmers in the Upper West Region.
ACCRA:
Ecobank extends share offer by 28 days
Saturday, October 04 2008
Transnational Incorporated extended its $2.5 billion share offer on Friday by 28 days to Oct. 31, hoping to raise more capital as private investors rushed to buy shares, its lead arranger has said.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Develop framework to support judicial system—Asantehene
Saturday, October 04 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has advocated for the development of the necessary legal framework to support the adaptation of diversionary measures in the country’s justice delivery system.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Landlords threaten physically challenged persons
Saturday, October 04 2008
Physically Challenged Persons (PCP) and Persons living with Disability (PWD) in the Western Region have said the discrimination against such persons was real in spite of the passage of the disability Act 715 of 2006.
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU-SENYA :
DCE expresses concern about double sale of lands at Kasoa
Saturday, October 04 2008
The District Chief Executive for Awutu-Senya, Mr Solomon Abbam-Quaye, has expressed concern about double sales of land at Kasoa.
HO :
Road Contractors urged to submit invoices on time
Saturday, October 04 2008
The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation at Ministry of Roads and Transport, Mr Emmanuel K. Twumasi, advised road contractors to submit invoices on completed jobs on time to facilitate early payment.
(DOKROCHEWA) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR :
Communities appeal for good road
Saturday, October 04 2008
About 10 farming and fishing communities,in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District in the Eastern Region, who are linked to a common feeder road, have appealed to government to reshape the road.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Women entrepreneurs cautioned against “Susu” collectors
Saturday, October 04 2008
Small scale women entrepreneurs have been cautioned against saving with unrecognized “Susu” collectors who eventually bolt with their monies to collapse their businesses.
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA EAST :
Youth advised to refrain from casual sex
Saturday, October 04 2008
The Senior Nursing Officer of the Agona Swedru government hospital, Mrs Christiana Ntsiful has said, out of a total of 113 people who came for voluntary Counselling Test (VCT) at the hospital, 18 proved HIV positive.
(AGBOZUME) KETU :
Native Doctors can’t see NHIS card holders now
Saturday, October 04 2008
A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Emmanuel Mensah has told Traditional Health Practitioners (THPs) that they could not be included as service providers for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card holders because of their low standards.
 
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
Introduce French language in Primary Schools- GES told
Saturday, October 04 2008
An appeal has gone to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to make the teaching of French in the Primary School a priority to help unearth aptitudes and generate interest at the Junior/Senior High Levels.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Anglican Archbishop prays for Asantehene
Saturday, October 04 2008
The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. John Sentamu, Anglican Archbishop of the York in the United Kingdom (UK), has paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi during which he offered him special prayers.
NATIONAL :
GES warns heads over illegal fees
Saturday, October 04 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has warned that it will sanction heads of public basic schools who are thwarting the government’s efforts at maintaining fee-free education at the basic educational level.
ACCRA :
No "juju" in wealth creation
Sunday, October 05 2008

An entrepreneur and CEO of the West African Petroleum Company, Mr. Paul Afoko has advised Ghanaian youth to inculcate discipline in their lifestyle if they want to capture the right job opportunities locally and internationally.

CAPE COAST:
New university in the offing
Sunday, October 05 2008

The sod has been cut for the commencement of the construction of a new university college in Cape Coast in the Central region.

ACCRA :
Learn positively, Ghanaians advised
Sunday, October 05 2008

Every Ghanaian, especially the youth has the responsibility of learning something positive and new daily and engaging in an activity that will better the life of another individual.

ACCRA :
Herbal drugs can cause blindness
Sunday, October 05 2008

The Executive Director of the Ghana Association for the Blind, Mr. Peter Obeng Asamoah, who is also a blind person has disclosed that Ghanaians fond of self medicating and using herbal preparation to treat eye problems stand the risk of loosing their sight

MFANTSEMAN :
100 youth to be assisted
Sunday, October 05 2008

The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has selected 100 youth to benefit from apprenticeship training under the Rural Enterprise Project.

(AMANASE) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Control on Malaria
Sunday, October 05 2008

About 500 participants drawn from 20 Units of the Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM) in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District of the Eastern Region, ended a two-day seminar on the "Control of Malaria" at Amanase near Suhum.

ACCRA :
NDC manifesto out
Sunday, October 05 2008

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday raised its campaign strategy to a higher level to capture political power at the December 7th general polls with a captivating launch of its Election 2008 manifesto

(AYIREBI) BIRIM NORTH :
Headmistress worried about unruly behaviour
Sunday, October 05 2008

Ms Victoria Asare Duah, Headmistress of the District Assembly Junior High School at Ayirebi near Akim Oda, has advised the jobless youth in the town to desist from defecating in the school’s classrooms.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Scholarship for female students
Sunday, October 05 2008

The University of Education Winneba has established a scholarship scheme to assist female students who are pursuing science programmes at the university.
     

KMA :
Importers sensitised.
Sunday, October 05 2008

 The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiatives in collaboration with Ghana Standards Board (GSB) and CEPS and other regulatory agencies  held a forum for importers in Kumasi.

BIRIM CENTRAL :
Community need power.
Sunday, October 05 2008

The people of Essam in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region, has appealed to the Municipal Assembly and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to supply the town with electricity.
  

KMA :
NAGRAT is ten
Sunday, October 05 2008

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), commemorated its 10th anniversary in Kumasi, with a call on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to check the unwarranted harassment and release of teachers.

(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Security stepped up
Monday, October 06 2008
Security has been stepped up in the Zebilla township of the Bawku West District following the injuring of three persons by a police personnel’s gun.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSSA EAST :
Mpohor-Wassa East Assembly assists oil palm farmers
Monday, October 06 2008
The Mpohor-Wassa East District Assembly has spent about GHC 165,949 to procure seedlings for supply to institutions and individual farmers to boost oil palm cultivation in the district on credit.
BOLGATANGA :
School feeding programme urged to be fair
Monday, October 06 2008
The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has appealed to the National Secretariat of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) to be fair to the three Northern Regions and other poor communities in Ghana in its selection of schools for the programme.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Police administration has no room for corrupt personnel
Monday, October 06 2008
The Director General in charge of Technical, Ghana Police Service,  Mr Kofi Duku Arthur has said that the Police administration has no place for policemen and women whose conduct and general performance draw the name of the service into disrepute.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Mankessim institutes new festival
Monday, October 06 2008
Chiefs and people of Mankessim in the Central Region have instituted a new week-long festival “Mankessim Hossana Festival” for reconciliation among the people after their 30 years chieftaincy dispute.
ACCRA :
Report Police officers who misconduct themselves to PIPS
Monday, October 06 2008
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Edwin Odei of the Ghana Police Service, has urged the public to report any police personnel who misconducts him or herself to the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards (PIPS) for disciplinary action to be taken.
(BOLGATANGA) NDC:
NDC Youth pledges commitment to Peace
Monday, October 06 2008
The Youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper East Region has reassured its commitment to ensuring peaceful elections before, during and after the December Elections.
BONGO:
Chiefs must play roles to ensure peace- NCCE
Monday, October 06 2008
Chairman of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Lary Bimi, has reminded chiefs that they have a crucial role to play to help maintain peace before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.
(KYENKYENKURA)EJURA-SEKYEDUMASE)
NGO supports 15 communities
Monday, October 06 2008
The management of Q-AID Ghana, an NGO has earmarked 1,230,000 Ghana cedis for the provision of development projects in 15 communities in Ejura-Sekyedumase District.
ACCRA:
Let’s resolvng disputes through dialogue
Monday, October 06 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged contesting political parties in the December 7 polls, to choose dialogue and due process as preferred options for settling and resolving all disputes.
ACCRA:
"Pursue agenda in the framework of national unity"
Monday, October 06 2008
Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, The Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, has asked political parties to pursue their partisan agenda within the framework of national unity, so as to engender peace and tolerance.
TAMALE:
Search for weapons during rallies
Monday, October 06 2008
Deputy Commissioner of Police and Northern Regional Police Commander, Ofosu-Mensah Gyeabour, has expressed concern about the possession of arms in private hands in the Region and warned that the police would undertake thorough search on suspects during political party rallies.
(AKIM ESSAM) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Contractors advised to complete road work on schedule
Monday, October 06 2008
An Assembly Member of the Birim Central Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region has advised contractors working on the major and feeder roads in the municipality to put in maximum efforts to complete their contracts on schedule.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Otumfuo commends Health Ministry
Monday, October 06 2008
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has commended  the Ministry of Health for initiating various educational and preventive measures to reduce the spread of diseases in the country.
(EJISU) EJISU-JUABEN:
Ejisu gets new paramount chief
Monday, October 06 2008
The kingmakers of Ejisu have installed a United Kingdom based sales manager, Mr Kwadwo Frimpong as the new paramount chief of the Ejisu traditional area to replace the late Nana Aboagye Agyei II, who died a few months ago.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stumble against Etoile
Monday, October 06 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s Confederations Cup hopes was left hanging after Etoile du Sahel forced a 2-2 draw at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL playoff hit climax
Monday, October 06 2008
The race for premier league slots is expected to be intense on the final day of competition on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey makes it into squad
Monday, October 06 2008
Milovan Rajevac would have more options in defence as Jonathan Quartey recovers from an ankle sprain to make the Ghana team for the World Cup qualifier with Lesotho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat Hearts
Monday, October 06 2008
A determined Kumasi King Faisal side on Sunday gave Accra Hearts of Oak’s coach Kosta Papic some concerns about his team building when they chalked a lone goal victory over their host in the first leg clash of the Asanteman Charity Cup match played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko fans turn ugly after slip
Monday, October 06 2008
Ghana’s giants Asante Kotoko are facing a lengthy ban from continental competition after fans of the club physically assaulted Africa’s top referee Coffie Codjia on Saturday during a Confederation Cup game in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN honour for Stephen Appiah
Monday, October 06 2008
World telecommunications giants MTN have honoured Ghana captain Stephen Appiah, describing him as an icon, a legend and a hero.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghatel beat Betinson Ladies
Monday, October 06 2008
Ghatel Ladies defied the home support of Assin Foso Betinson Ladies to beat them 2-0 in the Central Region Women’s league played at Assin Foso.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
NDK Financiers Silence Multistix
Monday, October 06 2008
The headline match in Senior League turned into a perfect day for Financiers and their fans, as they were made to work hard for the three points they gained over a resolute Multistix side in the final match of the IPMC Hockey League.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Sulley stuns Tetteh
Monday, October 06 2008
Mathias Sulley of Square Deal Gym claimed a major historic win at the ongoing 3rd edition of the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing League (GAABA) last Friday with a split decision win over Nii Ofoli Tetteh of Fit Square Gym in their Featherweight clash.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Confederation Cup round-up
Monday, October 06 2008
Algeria’s JS Kabylie easily beat El Merreikh of Sudan 3-1 on Sunday to leap to the top of Group B in the Confederation Cup.
TEMA:
Jail break: four escape police cells
Monday, October 06 2008
The Tema Police Command has mounted a search for four remand suspects, who escaped from the Tema Community two police cell early Thursday morning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Coton Sport shock Dynamos
Monday, October 06 2008
Coton Sport of Cameroon came away from Harare with a 1-0 win in the first leg of their African Champions League semi-final against Zimbabwean club Dynamos.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ahly hold Enyimba
Monday, October 06 2008
Enyimba of Nigeria were held to a 0-0 draw in Aba by Egyptians Al Ahly in the first leg of their African Champions League semi-final tie on Sunday.
(KONONGO) ASANTE-AKIM NORTH:
Asante-Akim North opens nomination
Monday, October 06 2008
The Asante-Akim North Constituency of the New Patroitic Party (NPP) has reopened nominations for interested aspiring MPs to file to contest the praimary.
HOHOE:
Enforce rules on environment - Togbega Gabusu
Monday, October 06 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to rigidly enforce environmental and sanitation regulations.
TEMA:
Tema Police re-arrest escapee suspect
Monday, October 06 2008
Personnel of Tema Community Two Police have re-arrested Alfred Kofi Adovor, one of four remanded accused persons who escaped from police cells last Thursday.
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, October 06 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, October 6.
NATIONAL:
More honours greet Kufuor
Monday, October 06 2008
With barely three months to end his eight-year term of office, President John Agyekum Kufuor continues to attract international honours for his leadership and contribution to global peace.
ACCRA:
Vibrant Public Service creeps in - VEEP
Monday, October 06 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, says the challenges posed by globalisation requires a rejuvenated public service that can ensure the fulfilment of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
National Identification Authority suffers theft
Monday, October 06 2008
Personnel from Kade Police have arrested three men for allegedly stealing equipment belonging to the National Identification Authority (NIA) from a registration centre at Asuom in the Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region.
ACCRA:
Education sector welcomes chunk of service personnel
Monday, October 06 2008
About 70 per cent of national service personnel for 2008/2009 have been posted to the education sector to enhance government’s effort in providing quality education, the National Service Scheme, has announced.
TEMA:
Harbour authorities in clean-up campaign
Monday, October 06 2008
Management of Ghana Port and Harbours Authority (GPHA) on Monday launched a sanitation and beautification week at Tema and renewed its commitment to improved environment around Tema Port. 
NATIONAL:
Kufuor pushes for robust trade
Monday, October 06 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Monday called for more robust intra-regional trade among West African countries to help them to effectively deal with the challenges of the global economic asymmetry.
KUMASI:
Cocoa farmers commend government
Monday, October 06 2008
Cocoa farmers in the Ashanti Region have praised the government for keeping faith with them through the constant increase in producer price of cocoa.
NATIONAL:
Landslide alert in Eastern Region
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has warned of a possible landslide at the Akuapim and Kwahu Ridges both in the Eastern Region.
HO :
Laws against child abuse to be strictly enforced
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Child protection laws are to be strictly enforced against adults including parents who abuse children either physically or verbally.
(TEMA) TMA :
Chief Justice implores Christians to live exemplary lives
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Georgina Wood has implored Christians to practice the tenets of Christianity by leading exemplary lives styles.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Police asked to be neutral during election
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police Kweku Ayesu Opare-Addo has appealed to police personnel to be open minded during the December election.
ACCRA :
New water meters to be introduced
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Managing Director of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL), Mr Andrew Barber has said the company was in the process of introducing new 15ml water meters to capture all flat rate customers into the metering system to ensure fair and equitable distribution of water.
ACCRA :
Return Flagstaff House memorabilia-Minister
Tuesday, October 07 2008
All persons in possession of memorabilia taken from the former Flagstaff House should return them to be exhibited, the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng has urged.
   
NATIONAL :
Another honour for President Kufuor
Tuesday, October 07 2008
With barely three months to end his eight-year term of office, President John Agyekum Kufuor continues to attract international honours for his leadership and contribution to global peace.
BOLGATANGA
WILDAF bemoans marginalization of women
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Ghana and Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) have condemned the spate of marginalization of Ghanaian women in leadership positions and called for effective affirmative actions to address the problem.
NATIONAL :
Africans to sign convention banning cluster munitions
Tuesday, October 07 2008
A total of 28 African countries have affirmed their commitment to sign the convention on banning the use of cluster munitions by the end of the year.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Voters’ register cleaning underway
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The names of 23 dead people have been deleted from voters registers in nine exhibition centres in Elmina and Coast townships since exhibition of voters registers began nation-wide on Sunday.
(OBUASI) CPP:
CPP would ensure clean environment-Mrs Nduom
Tuesday, October 07 2008
A Convention People’s Party (CPP) Government would ensure clean environment and better sanitation to minimize diseases and create healthy atmosphere for Ghanaians, Mrs Yvonne Nduom, wife of CPP Flag bearer Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, said at Obuasi.
HOHOE :
Enforce environmental regulations rigidly
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area,  Togbega Gabusu VI has called for the rigid enforcement of environmental and sanitation regulations by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to keep the environment clean.
(WHINDO) STMA :
Nana Essiem calls for peaceful polls
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Nana Kwesi Essiem IV, chief of Whindo near Takoradi has called on Ghanaians to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections in December.
(GARU) NPP:
Victory for NPP in Garu-Tempane imminent – Samari
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari, predicted a resounding victory in both the Presidential and Parliamentary elections for the NPP in Garu-Tempane Constituency during Election 2008.
(PUSU-NAMOGO) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Farmer Training Centre, UDS signs MOU
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Farmer Training Centre (FTC) of the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Catholic Diocese, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Faculty of Agriculture of the University for Development Studies (UDS), to commence a certificate programme in agriculture.
SUNYANI :
Exhibition officials fail to turn up in Sunyani
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Some exhibition officials employed by Electoral Commission
(EC) to supervise the exhibition of voters registers in Sunyani Municipality have failed to turn up to attend to the numerous voters who thronged the various centres.
    
(SENYA BERAKU) AWUTU SENYA :
NGO supports 100 children
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Rescue Foundation Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has donated school items worth 6,000 U.S dollars to 100 high risk children in eight communities in Senya Bereku.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Soccer fans accuse FA President
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Some soccer fans and football enthusiasts in the Brong-Ahafo Region have accused President of Ghana Football Association (GFA) Mr Kwasi Nyantakyi of plotting to ensure that Bechem-based Chelsea Football Club qualified for the next premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens impress in German
Tuesday, October 07 2008
New Zealand might be the place to show how far Ghana has come in its football development agenda, especially for girls below the 17 age barrier.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars gather in Accra
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Black Stars today underwent their first training session ahead of Saturday’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Etoile official jailed
Tuesday, October 07 2008
An official of Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel, has been slapped with a three-day prison sentence after a Kumasi High Court charged him for assaulting a policeman during Saturday’s Confederation Cup tie against Kotoko.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Kotoko unaware of Codjia assault
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have condemned the attitude of their fans during the Confederations Cup group match against Etoile du Sahel, but say they are not aware of any fans manhandling referee Coffie Codjia.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
GCB Golf tourney
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Third Annual Ghana Commercial Bank Limited’ Invitational Golf Championship would tee off at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region on Saturday, October 18.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah admits there’s pressure
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Black Stars’ captain Stephen Appiah has admitted the pressure is on the players to deliver an outstanding performance against Lesotho on Saturday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Doku steals show
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Boxing fans in the Kumasi Metropolis at the weekend went into a frenzy with excitement as some professional and amateur boxers in the Ashanti and Greater Accra Regions pitched their strength against each other in a boxing extravaganza held at the Prempeh Assembly Hall.
ACCRA :
39 teachers to be awarded
Tuesday, October 07 2008
In recognition of the high regard government places on the teaching profession, President John Agyekum Kufuor is expected to present the ultimate award of a house worth GH¢50,000 to be built at a place of his/her choice to one of 39 teachers selected to receive various awards at this year’s celebration of the Annual National Best Teacher/Worker Awards ceremony today.
ASUNAFO NORTH :
GCB the best
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Goaso branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has once again emerged as the zonal overall best in the 2007 service year.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Local manufacturers go for training
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Chairman of the Ghana Quality Organisation (GQO), has stressed the need for local manufacturers to add value to products in other to sustain their businesses and be competitive externally.
(KENYASE) KMA :
Church gives scholarships
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church has agreed with the Garden City University College at Kenyase near Kumasi to sponsor three female students from the diocese to the university.
   
(ODUMASE-KROBO) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
Hospital in crisis
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Atua Government Hospital near Odumase-Krobo in the Lower Manya-Krobo District of the Eastern Region is in crisis.  This because dead bodies deposited in the hospital morgue for the past six years have started going bad. 
(DENKYEMUOSO) KMA :
NGO to help the needy
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The German-Ghanaian Friendship Association (GGFA), a non-governmental organization (NGO), seeking to help the needy and the poor in society, was inaugurated at Denkyemuoso in Kumasi.
ACCRA :
"419" reaches dead minister
Tuesday, October 07 2008
As Ghanaians mourn the late Minister of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP) , Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu , internet fraudsters popularly known as “419s” are posing as aids to the former minister looking for partners to help them transfer funds belonging to the government into other accounts.
TEMA :
MP sues party chairman
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Mr Abraham Ossei-Aidooh, MP for Tema West has filed separate suits at a Tema High Court against Mr Azure Sampana, Tema West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party for libel and slander.
HOHOE:
BUSAC is not micro credit
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Mr Dale Rachmeler, Fund Manager of the Business Sector Advocacy Fund (BUSAC) has explained that BUSAC grants are to tackle operational problems of selected business areas in an integrated manner to raise production in those sectors.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Reading of bill postponed to honour late minister
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Parliament reconvened on Tuesday after a long recess but had to re-schedule the main business for the day as members mourned their colleague, the Finance Minister, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, who died in South Africa a couple of weeks ago.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s governance rank improves
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Ghana is ranked seventh in the latest Ibrahim Index of African Governance. The country, which ranked eighth in the last index, improved its overall score to 70.1 per cent between 2005 and 2006 among 48 sub-Saharan African countries.
GUSHIEGU :
PNC gives to clash victims
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Presidential Candidate for the People’s National Convention (PNC) Dr. Edward Mahama has commended the victims of the recent NPP and NDC clashes at Gusheigu for going back home to stay in peace with each other. 
ACCRA :
Cedi depreciates
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Ghana cedi on Tuesday depreciated to the major currencies, the dollar, pound and euro pushing up the Gold Coast Securities (GCS)-Cedi Index by 0.45 points despite a slight appreciation against the CFA.
    
(GOMOA POTSIN) GOMOA WEST :
2 die in accident
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Two persons were killed on the spot and 10 others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving three passenger vehicles at New Gomoa Potsin in the Central Region.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
DCE advocates adequate resource for GNA
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The District Chief Executive for Asante Akim South, Mr. Abdul Karim Boakye-Yiadom, has stressed the need for Ghana News Agency to be well-resourced to enable it discharge its duties effectively.
(ASUBOI) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Falling standard, cause for concern - DCE
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Suhum Kraboa Coaltar, Mr Michael Kofi Mensah, has expressed worry about the continued decline in the standard of education in the area.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Examination malpractice is shameful - DCE
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, Mr Thomas Ofori Donkor, has expressed concern about the increase in examination leakages and malpractices in some educational institutions.
TEMA:
Outlaw pair trawling, Association demand
Tuesday, October 07 2008
The Ghana Fishing Fuel Dealers, Retailers and Users Association (Pre-DRUA), on Tuesday, called on the Ministry of Fisheries to be more proactive in ensuring that pair trawling is curtailed in the country’s territorial waters.
NATIONAL:
Ministries urged to collaborate with employers’ association
Tuesday, October 07 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has tasked the Ministries of Finance and Economic Planning and Manpower, Youth and Employment to collaborate with Ghana Employers’ Association to develop national productivity indicators for each sector of the economy.
SUNYANI:
Kufuor frees seized NAGRAT salaries
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Almost two years after the government withheld one-month salary each of some 19000 striking teachers, President John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday announced he has ordered payment.
SUNYANI:
Computers for pupils soon - Kufuor
Tuesday, October 07 2008
All pupils aged between five and 12 years will be given personal computers, President John Agyekum Kufuor announced when he addressed the 14th National Best Teacher Award/World Teachers’ Day ceremony at Sunyani on Tuesday.
(ADUKROM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Three confirmed dead in Adukrom quake
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Three people have been confirmed dead, after their bodies were retrieved later Tuesday evening following a severe landslide on Monday.
(KPONGU) WA:
Farmers assisted to be more productive
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Management of TechnoServe is assisting 240 farmers in the Upper West Region during the current farming season with inputs and extension services to cultivate high yielding varieties of maize, groundnuts and soybeans for adoption by other farmers.
ACCRA:
GCB outdoors MasterCard
Tuesday, October 07 2008
Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) on Tuesday made another stride in the financial sector with the launch of its MasterCard, the first of its kind in the country.
NKORANZA :
Kyidomhene of Techiman donates towards yam festival
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Kyidomhene of the Techiman Traditional Area, Nana Oyeadeyie Asah Akompanin has donated a big ram, 100 tubers of yam and cash of 100 Ghana cedis to the  Shalom Special School for the Mentally Handicapped at Nkoranza towards the upkeep of the children.
SAVELUGU/NANTON :
Savelugu/Nanton DMHIS exceeds national target
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Savelugu/Nanton District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS) has exceeded the national penetration target of 50 per cent, with the registering of a total of 71,317 people, representing 70 per cent of the district’s population, as at August, this year.
(POYENTANGA) WA WEST :
TechnoServe, partners boost agriculture
Wednesday, October 08 2008
TechnoServe and its partners have, within the past one week, undertaken programmes designed to improve farmers’ crop yields and income levels in the Upper West Region.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian shea butter soap attracts the Japanese market
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC), Mr. Edward Collins Boateng has announced that the Ghanaian shea butter soap was now being sold in Japan.
ACCRA :
Ghanaians are not stranded in China- Foreign Ministry
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD, Dr. Charles Brempong-Yeboah has denied media reports that 50 Ghanaian illegal immigrants, are languishing in Chinese detention camps.
(ODUMASE) CPP :
CPP elects candidate for Sunyani West
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Mr Frederic Kwadwo Antepim, a 46 year old chemical seller was elected the parliamentary candidate for the Conventions People Party (CPP),  at the Sunyani West Constituency for the December polls.
SUNYANI:
Best teacher awarded
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Mr Sadick Boateng, 42, of T.I. Ahmadiya Senior Secondary School in Kumasi is 2008 Best Teacher. He received a cheque for GH¢ 60,000 to put up his own house and a computer with accessories.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah bemoans Essien loss
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has weighed the loss of midfielder Michael Essien for this weekend’s last 2010 joint qualifier against Lesotho at home.
(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Chieftaincy clashes at Tuobodom
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Heavy police and military presence have been deplored to Tuobodom in the Techiman Municipality following chieftaincy clashes that led five people critically injured.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Baah Wiredu’s body in today
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The body of the late Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Kwadwo Baah-Wlredu, will arrive at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra from South Africa today, Wednesday, October 8, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Options for Essien’s role
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Black Stars coach, Milovan Rajevac remains confident of presenting a strong starting line up for Ghana’s crucial 2010 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Saturday.
ACCRA :
Exhibition exercise still record low turnout
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Five days after the opening of the exhibition of the voters register by the electoral commission nationwide, many exhibition centres still record low turnout  of persons.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan calls for revival
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Ghanaian star Anthony Annan reckons that the Black Stars have been foolish in underestimating their opposition in World Cup and African Nations qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s confidence is high
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is confident that they will beat Lesotho on Saturday to reach the second phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
ACCRA :
NSS not happy with employers
Wednesday, October 08 2008
At a news conference to announce the release of postings, Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mr Kofi Obiri Yeboah, expressed concern about the attitude of institutions that conducted aptitude tests for would-be service personnel on the campuses of tertiary institutions with the aim of recruiting brilliant students for their institutions for national service.
BAWKU :
Water project to be completed in two months
Wednesday, October 08 2008
A GHC 287,030 water and sanitation project being executed by China Henan Geo Construction in the Bawku Municipality is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah yet to report
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Four Black Stars players were absent from the team’s training sessions on Tuesday in the build to the Lesotho clash this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Portsmouth make Jibril offer
Wednesday, October 08 2008
English Premier League side Portsmouth have opened negotiations with Hearts of Oak to sign whizkid Torric Jibril from the Ghanaian club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GTTA invites players
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has extended invitation to table tennis players across the country to participate in this year’s Homowo National Juniors and Cadet Open Championship and the National Seniors Invitational Championship.
BAWKU :
Let Bawku enjoy peace
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Opinion Leaders in the Bawku Municipality have called on the people to help to sustain the current peace in the area.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
School provided with desks
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly has presented a total of 498 dual desks to a number of schools in the Adankwame circuit of the Ghana Education Service.
CAPE COAST :
MCE bemoans state of the nation
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Ms Mercy Arhin, Cape Coast Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) has, attributed the insanitary conditions in the country, to the disregard for environmental sanitation laws by some Ghanaians, whom she said flouted such laws with impunity.
(VE-KOLOENU) HOHOE :
Missing journalist found
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Chiefs and people of Ve-Koloenu heaved a sigh of relief when after three days of intense search for the missing veteran journalist, Mr Kush Agudetse yielded positive results.
ACCRA :
Cedi falls again
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Ghana cedi on Wednesday continued to depreciate to the Dollar and the Euro but made slight gains to the Pound and CFA pushing up the Gold Coast Securities (GCS)-Cedi Index by 0.17 points.
    
WA :
No fish farmers in U.W. region
Wednesday, October 08 2008
There are no fish farmers in the Upper West Region, because the Ministry of Fisheries’ Ponds Construction Support Loans given out to farmers to promote fish farming can not be accessed.
TEMA :
More calls on for the ban on pair trawling
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Ghana Fishing Fuel Dealers, Retailers and Users Association (Pre-DRUA), have called on the Ministry of Fisheries to be more proactive in stopping pair trawling in the country’s territorial waters.
    
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
Technoserve does more
Wednesday, October 08 2008
TechnoServe, a United States based non-profit organisation, and its partners have within the past week undertaken programmes designed to improve crop yields and increase farmers’ income levels in the Upper West Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Officials for Merrikh-Kotoko clash
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed officials from DR Congo for the CAF Confederation Cup clash between El-Merrikh of Sudan and Kumasi Asante Kotoko next weekend.
SUNYANI :
The role of quality feed in 21st century
Wednesday, October 08 2008
A day’s seminar for poultry farmers drawn from the Brong-Ahafo Region has been held in Sunyani.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Cameroon move up world rankings
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Cameroon have moved two places higher in the latest Fifa world rankings and now stand 12th in the global table.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
World Disaster Reduction campaign launched
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Deputy Western Regional Minister,  Mr Kwesi Blay, has launched this year’s Regional World Disaster Reduction Campaign at Sekondi.
TAMALE:
Health Ministry condemns assault on doctor
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Ministry of Health has condemned the physical attack on Dr Prosper Akanbon of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, by a group of young men for allegedly delaying in attending to the ailing father of one of them.
ACCRA:
Ghana Post interacts with customers
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Management of the Ghana Post Company Limited on Wednesday took to the counters of some post offices in Accra to serve and interact with customers as part of World Post Day which falls on October 9.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
DCE catches eye of Health Ministry
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Ministry of Health has commended the District Chief Executive of Asante Akim South, Mr Abdul Karim Boakye-Yiadom, for making available his professional experience as an anaesthetist to the Juaso District Hospital.
TAMALE:
European Union in call for peace
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The European Union (EU) has called for the conduct of free, fair and peaceful elections in the country ahead of the December elections.
(DIMBABI) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Soya beans open up new opportunities
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Farmers in the Northern Region have been urged to take advantage of the increasing demand for soybean in the livestock and other allied industries to increase production of the crop.
SUNYANI:
Enforce laws regulating felling of tress - Ackah
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Brong Ahafo Zonal Plantation  Manager, Mr. Joe Ackah,  has called for the enforcement of laws on illegal felling of tress, to help check the practice, especially in the country’s forest reserves.
(VE-KOLOENU) HOHOE:
Veteran Journalist found alive
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The Chiefs and people of Ve-Koloenu heaved a sigh of relief when after three days of intense search for the missing veteran journalist, Mr Kush Agudetse yielded positive results.
(KRONTIENG) NKWANTA:
Fleeing Togolese murderer arrested in Ghana
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Kudjo Jato, a 30-year-old farmer of Dekpelewu in the Republic of Togo, who allegedly killed his wife for jealousy and fled into Ghana, has been arrested by the Nkwanta Police.
(BOSOMASO) TECHIMAN:
New palace for Wenchi-Koase Bosomaso
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The people of Koase Bosomaso in the Techiman Municipality, are building a new palace, under a three-year development plan.
BEREKUM:
Berekum Senior High wins HIV/ADIS quiz
Wednesday, October 08 2008
Berekum Senior High School emerged winners in a keenly contested quiz on HIV/AIDS among some selected senior high schools in the Berekum Municipality and took away a radio cassette recorder as their prize.
NATIONAL:
NPP accuses NDC of plagiarism
Wednesday, October 08 2008
The National Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Peter Mac Manu, on Wednesday accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of plagiarism for stealing the central ideas in the NPP manifesto without out acknowledging them.
ACCRA:
Expert calls for action on ’lifestyle diseases’
Wednesday, October 08 2008
President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Dr. Alex Dodoo, has said chronic diseases in Ghana constitute a development challenge, requiring the same intellectual and financial commitments afforded to communicable and infectious diseases such as malaria and HIV and AIDS.
(AIRPORT) AMA:
Baah-Wiredu’s remains arrive
Thursday, October 09 2008
Women wailed and sang dirges and top government functionaries openly shed tears when the body of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning who died in a South African hospital on September 24, was flown in aboard a South Africa Airline flight.
KUMASI) KMA:
Ministry of Health to speed up health delivery
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Ministry of Health is pursuing a new health policy to speed up health delivery in a holistic, sustainable and equitable manner.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
EC urged to win political parties confidence
Thursday, October 09 2008
A leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kofi Mintah, has appealed to the Electoral Commission and the national security apparatus to conduct their activities in the run-up to the December poll in a manner that would win the confidence of political parties and the electorate.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Poor parental control increases teenage pregnancy
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Acting Western Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Linda Vanotoo has observed that the increasing rate of teenage pregnancies in the Western Region was due to lack of parental care.
(TEMA) TMA :
French navy ship to visit Ghana
Thursday, October 09 2008
A French navy ship, Jules Verne, would pay a visit to Ghana from October 11-16.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Government assists Assembly with educational infrastructure
Thursday, October 09 2008
Government has approved for the construction of a two-storey girls’ dormitory for Asamankese Senior High School at a cost of 510,000 Ghana cedis as well as work on a 68,282 Ghana cedis computer laboratory for the school.
     
(MPRAESO) KWAHU WEST :
Eastern Regional Minister inspects projects
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram-Asiedu, on has inspected developmental projects in the Kwahu West, South and East Districts.
(TOLON) PNC :
PNC would extend School feeding programme to all schools
Thursday, October 09 2008
Flag bearer of People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Mahama, has indicated that a PNC Government would extend the school feeding programme to all basic schools to ensure more children enrolled in schools.
(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
REGSEC takes over Tuobodom shooting incident
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Brong Ahafo Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has met in Sunyani to discuss the shooting incident which occurred in Tuobodom on Tuesday in which five persons sustained gun shot wounds.
ACCRA :
World Disaster Day launched
Thursday, October 09 2008
Selective disaster management, through timely hazard identification and risk reduction, is the prerequisite to the protection of human, economic and environmental resources needed for accelerated and sustainable development.
CAPE COAST :
One million dollars towards Election 2008
Thursday, October 09 2008
The British Government has provided one million dollars towards Election 2008 to ensure peaceful, free and fair Presidential and Parliamentary elections in December.
ACCRA:
Cold storage facilities sub-standard-FDB
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has expressed concern about conditions under which cold store operators store poultry, fish and turkey tails and described them as unacceptable and below standards.
HO :
Low turnout in Ho
Thursday, October 09 2008
Turnout in the Voters Register Exhibition exercise in the Ho Municipality remained low three-days within the seven-day programme.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Parliamentary Select Committee donates bins to the AMA
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology has presented 50 twin-bins to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) as part of its contribution in helping to curb filth in the city.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise is back into Premiership
Thursday, October 09 2008
Sekondi Eleven Wise will make a triumphant entry into the elite division of Ghana football next season after a decade absence after they chalked a 2-0 victory over Samartex of Samreboi in their Zone II Middle League clash on Wednesday at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea to Play in GPL
Thursday, October 09 2008
Bechem Chelsea justified their inclusion into the national Premier League after they defeated Brong Ahafo United 1-0 in their decisive Middle League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Ghana drop in fifa ranking
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Black  Stars moved five places down in the latest fifia ranking released on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narry boycotts Stars call
Thursday, October 09 2008
France-based Moussa Narry is likey to boycott joining the Black Stars for the joint 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essipon prepares for Stars-Lesotho match
Thursday, October 09 2008
All is set for the Saturday qualifying soccer encounter between the Ghana Black Stars of Ghana and their Lesotho counterparts billed for the Sekondi stadium at Essipon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kwasi Appiah signs contract
Thursday, October 09 2008
Kwasi Appiah has agreed a one-year renewable contract with the Ghana Football Association to hold the position as assistant coach of the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars arrive in Sekondi
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Black Stars touched down in Sekondi on Wednesday evening to a rousing welcome before heading straight for training at the Essipong Stadium, venue of their World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan depending on Stars’ toughness
Thursday, October 09 2008
Black Stars trainer, Milovan Rajevac is counting on the mental toughness of his charges to prevail in an envisaged gruelling Group Five World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifier billed against Lesotho on Saturday at the Essipong stadium near Sekondi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Criticisms won’t knock me down
Thursday, October 09 2008
John Paintsil says he will not allow criticism of his performances for Ghana get to him as the Black Stars prepare for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Lesotho in Accra on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to standby
Thursday, October 09 2008
Ghana has been told to standby as hosts of next year’s fifa Under-17 World Cup if original hosts,Nigeria,fail to step up their preparations.
NATIONAL :
Four thousand win lottery
Thursday, October 09 2008
More than 4,000 Ghanaians have, this year, been issued with resident visas to the United States of America under the US Diversity Visa Lottery.
KETU :
Cases of lost I.Ds
Thursday, October 09 2008
Several cases of lost Voter Identity cards have been reported at voters’ register exhibition centres in the Ketu-South District.
ACCRA :
Baah Wiredu’s body home
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Kotoka International Airport was yesterday thronged with grief-stricken government and political leaders, legislators and members of the clergy to receive the body of the late Finance Minister, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(ADAKLU) ADAKLU- ANYIGBE :
World communion day observed
Thursday, October 09 2008
Peace in Ghana depends on the citizenry’s willingness to truly forgive each other in all things and at all times.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
MCE advises assembly members
Thursday, October 09 2008
The West Akyem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye, has reminded the assembly’s members that their ability to create jobs for the people and to honour the many requests they make concerning their development needs depends on the financial resources available at any give time.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
The case of traffic robbery
Thursday, October 09 2008
This motorist alert was sent by the victim via e-mail. His name remains undisclosed for now.
ACCRA :
Some Accra lands to be returned
Thursday, October 09 2008
The government has decided to return a percentage of lands in Accra that were acquired by the state for various development projects to their original owners.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Call on volunteers to do better
Thursday, October 09 2008
Dr. Kwesi Addo, Chairman of Stop TB Ghana Partnership has expressed his concern about the inability of health personnel and volunteers in the Central Region to perform well in the detection, treatment and prevention of the Tuberculosis (TB) disease in the area.
BOLGATANGA :
Cop recovers from unconsciousness
Thursday, October 09 2008
Police Constable Edward Antwi, who was attacked by a mob at Zebilla, after his rifle accidentally went off and hit three persons, has regained consciousness at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua to experience better conditions
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Chairman of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC),  Professor Kwabena Frimpong- Boateng, has assured that the perennial water shortage of Koforidua and its environs will soon be a thing of the past due to progress of work on the new Koforidua Water Project.
HOHOE :
Public unwilling to provide evidence
Thursday, October 09 2008
The public’s unwillingness to provide records or evidence of dead relations was hampering attempts by the Electoral Commission (EC) to expunge such records from the voters register in the Hohoe Municipality.
ACCRA :
Business as usual
Thursday, October 09 2008
Mr. Abraham Ossei-Aidoh, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, on Thursday said Parliament would not take a break next week to allow members time to file papers to contest Election 2008.
NATIONAL:
Aliu honoured
Thursday, October 09 2008
Security Watch Africa, has nominated Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, as recipient of the joint "Golden Star Award for Development and Stability in Governance in West Africa".
HO:
Adopt proper technologies to protect forests - Minister
Thursday, October 09 2008
The Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines, Ms Esther Obeng-Dapaah, has observed that inefficient processing technologies, methods and equipment by wood users in Ghana accounts for the depletion of Ghana’s prime timber species, other forest resources and wood wastage.
BOLGATANGA:
’Action-Aid’ initiates fight against disaster
Thursday, October 09 2008
Management of Action Aid-Ghana has called on government to commit itself to building the resilience of communities to disasters by strengthening the capacity and resistance of health facilities and systems.
KUMASI:
House of Chiefs to accomodate Queenmothers?
Thursday, October 09 2008
A Supreme Court Judge, Mr Justice S.A. Brobbey, has  appealed to members of the National House of Chiefs to undertake passionate discussions and come out with a firm decision on the representation of queenmothers in the Regional and National Houses of Chiefs.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
More condolences greet Baah-Wiredu’s death
Thursday, October 09 2008
The latest group to make public, the extent of their grief, following
the death of the Finance and Economic Planning Minister and Member of Parliament for the Asante Akyem North Constituency, Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wirudu, is the United Kingdom (UK) wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
ACCRA:
iBurst launches new products
Thursday, October 09 2008
An internet service provider, iBurst Africa, has launched two products, iShield and iSpeed, as part of its programme to improve users’ experience of the internet.
NATIONAL:
Health Alert! Glaucoma creeps in
Thursday, October 09 2008
Ghana has been identified as one of the countries on the continent most affected by glaucoma with 8.5 per cent of persons above 40 years having the disease.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
President Kufuor calls for calm in Agogo
Thursday, October 09 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for calm in the Asante-Akim North Constituency, as the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) looks for a candidate to fill the vacant seat of the late Finance Minister, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(OPEBEA) ACCRA:
’Decent robbery’ at Opebea
Thursday, October 09 2008
The publisher of the London-based Ghana Review, Nana Otuo Acheampong, has said he was robbed of cash and other valuable items last Saturday night in a swift action by three men as traffic inched along on the airport road in Accra.
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
Baah-Wiredu computers roll out soon
Thursday, October 09 2008
The first batch of 10,000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-designed laptop computers for Ghanaian school children will roll out next month.
HO:
Voter Exhibition, patronage still low
Thursday, October 09 2008
Turnout in the Voters’ Register Exhibition exercise in the Ho Municipality remained low four-days within the seven-day programme.
AMA :
Mills mourns Ga chief priest
Friday, October 10 2008
The leader and presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, visited the Usher Fort Museum to sympathise with the Nai We, and the Ga State, as they mourn the passing of Numo Tete III, Ga Chief Priest.
ACCRA:
Ghanaians’ virtues needed in African body politic
Friday, October 10 2008
Brother Oseghale Emmanuel Aighalua, President of God’s Kingdom Society (GKS), an international Christian Organisation, has praised Ghanaians for their unique virtues such as contentment and love for one another.
ACCRA :
Give Mental health priority attention
Friday, October 10 2008
Stakeholders in mental health have said mental health, which had been neglected should be given priority attention to ensure adequate treatment of patients.
(LABONE) AMA :
Another death hanging
Friday, October 10 2008
Immediately after the slaughter of five cows in the compound of the Nii Okantey Clan of the late Peter Ala Adjetey, his sister, Madam Ayorkor Adjetey Din, collapsed and died, reports say.
NATIONAL :
GH¢ 100,000 mutual fund for women entrepreneurs
Friday, October 10 2008
A 100,000-GH cedi mutual fund has been established to serve as a source of credit for women entrepreneurs, President of Ghana Association of Women Entrepreneurs (GAWE), Mrs Lucia Quarchey said.
(CENTRAL BUSINESS) AMA :
Zoomlion to enhance trade through Sanitation
Friday, October 10 2008
Zoomlion Ghana Limited is to undertake the cleaning of 30 markets and 20 garages throughout the country to promote environmental sanitation in those places.
NATIONAL :
7.4 million Ghanaians may go blind if...
Friday, October 10 2008
More than 7.4 million Ghanaians aged 30 years and above, representing 32.2 per cent of the population, are estimated to have glaucoma.
SUNYANI :
Private schools fault National Teachers Awards
Friday, October 10 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Chairman of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), Nana Kwadwo Kwakyie II, has criticised the government for excluding teachers in private schools, from benefiting from the National Teachers Awards.
ACCRA:
EC assures Ghanaians of transparent elections
Friday, October 10 2008
The Electoral Commission, EC, has assured the nation of free, fair and credible elections in December.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Veep to be awarded
Friday, October 10 2008
Security Watch Africa, has nominated Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, as recipient of the joint "Golden Star Award for Development and Stability in Governance in West Africa".
(NUNGUA) AMA :
Developers at Nungua farms to note
Friday, October 10 2008
Developers within the Nungua Farms enclave at Borteyman have been advised to suspend all developments activities in the area until a planning scheme is prepared for the land.
ACCRA:
SSNIT To Reconcile Employers Accounts
Friday, October 10 2008
To ensure that employers pay their workers’ social security contributions on time, the Social Security and Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has embarked a scheme for the monthly reconciliation of employers’ accounts based on last known payment records.
ASANTE AKIM NORTH : President Kufuor advises people of district
Friday, October 10 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for calm in the Asante-Akim North Constituency, as the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) looked for a candidate to fill the vacant seat of the late Finance Minister, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Late ministers’ funeral on Nov.6
Friday, October 10 2008
A state funeral will be held in Accra on Thursday  November 6 for the late Finance Minister, Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu who died last month in South Africa.
( AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU- SENYA :
Cell sites to be closed down by assembly
Friday, October 10 2008
The Awutu-Senya District Assembly is going to close down the cell sites of all Mobile Phone Companies that have not paid their taxes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars focus imprtant- Milovan
Friday, October 10 2008
Milovan Rajevac has urged the Black Stars to demonstrate their resolve to win as they prepare to welcome Lesotho to the Sekondi Sports Stadium on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lesotho arrive for Ghana clash
Friday, October 10 2008
Ghana’s opponents for Saturday’s World Cup qualifier, Lesotho would touch down at the match venue, Sekondi on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah relishes glorious comeback
Friday, October 10 2008
Dutch-based Ghanaian striker Matthew Amoah is relishing a glorious return to the Black Stars after almost a year’s hiatus.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Committee to investigate allegations
Friday, October 10 2008
The Board of Directors of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has instituted a two-member Committee to investigate allegations of financial impropriety against the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bukari survives injury scare
Friday, October 10 2008
Ghana youth international Sadat Bukari has recovered from a frightening injury sustained during last Saturday’s Confederation Cup match against Asante Kotoko in Kumasi.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
455 jobs created
Friday, October 10 2008
Over 455 new jobs have been created in the Eastern region this year alone, for entrepreneurs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise is back for good
Friday, October 10 2008
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Member of Parliament for Sekondi has assured Eleven Wise of his unflinching support to ensure their survival in the elite Premier League division.
(PRAMSO) KMA :
"Shito" now for drugs.
Friday, October 10 2008
Heads of Schools and Parents have been called upon to ensure proper supervision and monitoring of students to enable them flush and discipline the bad nuts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Middendorp set for Ghana return
Friday, October 10 2008
German trainer Ernst Middendorp will make a return to Ghana after a five-year absence as he has been appointed as technical director of AshantiGold Football Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Adebayor boost for Togo
Friday, October 10 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has arrived in Accra to play for Togo in their decisive 2010 World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Swaziland.
ACCRA :
"Stand up and take action" - Christian council
Friday, October 10 2008
A “Stand up and Take Action” campaign against poverty and inequality was launched to press upon governments and policy implementers to redouble efforts towards halving poverty by the year 2015.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Good samaritan steals baby
Friday, October 10 2008
A woman who posed as a good samaritan to Ms Abena Amoah ,an 18 year old nursing mother , ended up absconding with one of Ms Amoah’s quadruplets.
CAPE COAST :
Omanhene speaks to subjects
Friday, October 10 2008
Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, the Omanhen of the Oguaa Traditional Area, on Thursday observed that multiparty democracy in Ghana was maturing and advised party supporters against engaging in any form of violence to champion their cause.
ELLEMBELE :
Deputy Speaker wins court case
Friday, October 10 2008
Mr Freddie Blay is the duly elected parliamentary aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) for the Ellembele Constituency.
(HUHUNYA) YILO KROBO :
Police weed away "wee"
Friday, October 10 2008
The Eastern Regional Police Command has so far destroyed 25 acres of Indian hemp farms in some communities in the Yilo Krobo district.
(FORECOURT) AMA :
Former Speaker laid to rest
Friday, October 10 2008
The State funeral for the late Rt. Peter Ala Adjetey , Former Speaker of Parliament , has been held at the  forecourt  of the State house in Accra today.
(ATEBUBU) ATEBUBU-AMANTIN:
NDC youths arrested at Atebubu
Friday, October 10 2008
The police in Atebubu have arrested eight members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for disturbing the activities of the Electoral Commission in the area.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Vote NPP for better management - Bawumia
Friday, October 10 2008
The running mate of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Dr Mahamadu Bawuamia, has called on the youth to vote for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), come December 7, 2008 for better economic management and good governance.
TEMA:
Tension mounts at Tema Port
Friday, October 10 2008
Tension is mounting at Tema Port over the intention of management of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) to implement its contract with management of Meridian Port Services to handle all vessels containing 50 plus containers from Wednesday, October 15
HOHOE:
Guinea worm cases ease in Volta Region
Friday, October 10 2008
Guinea Worm infection in Volta Region has reduced significantly, Mr Matthew Draffor, Volta Regional Coordinator of Guinea Worm Eradication Programme said at Hohoe on Friday.
ACCRA:
US judges assist judiciary
Friday, October 10 2008
A team of American judges and students from the Fordham University Law School have arrived in Accra as part of a one-week Ghana-US judicial exchange programme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Herbert Mensah takes over Ashgold
Friday, October 10 2008
Former Asante Kotoko and King Faisal CEO Herbert Mensah, is leading a new revolution at AshantiGold Sporting Club.
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Abuakwa youth acquire skills
Friday, October 10 2008
Fifty trainees in dressmaking and tailoring drawn from the Abuakwa zone of the Ghana National Tailors and Dressmaking Association, on Friday graduated after a three-year training programme, at Abuakwa.
(ABOKOBI) GA EAST:
’Climate change, threat to food security’
Friday, October 10 2008
The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Ms. Anna Nyamekye, has identified climate change and environmental degradation as key challenges facing the growth and development of the agricultural sector.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Statutory Fund for NYEP soon
Friday, October 10 2008
A statutory fund is to be established to ensure regular payment of salaries of employees of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), Mr. Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, has announced.
CAPE COAST:
Shun personal attacks - Omahene advises
Friday, October 10 2008
The Omanhene of Oguaa Traditional Area, Nana Osabaremba Kwesi Attah II, has urged politicians to talk about issues during their campaigns instead of attacking their political opponents to ensure peaceful elections.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH:
Kwahu South Security Task Force inaugurated
Friday, October 10 2008
A seven-member Kwahu South District Election Security Task Force to monitor and ensure peace in Election 2008 has been inaugurated at Mpraeso.
TEMA:
GNAT pushes against ejection
Friday, October 10 2008
Members of Tema Chapter of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have appealed to stakeholders in education to solve the accommodation problem facing Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
More girls receive vocational training
Friday, October 10 2008
Forty girls drawn from five Communities in New Juaben Municipality have undergone three months vocational training in cookery and braiding.
(ADUASA)BIRIM SOUTH :
Farmer jailed 17 years for defilement
Saturday, October 11 2008
An Akim Swedru Circuit court has sentenced Kofi Adjabeng, 40, a farmer to 17 years imprisonment on his own plea for defiling a 11-year-old class five pupil at Aduasa near Akim Swedru.
ACCRA :
Decentralise mental health services
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Chief Psychiatrist at Accra Psychiatry Hospital, Dr Akwasi Osei, has called on government to decentralise mental health services and integrate mental health in private health care.
ACCRA :
Government committed to housing policy- Minister
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Minister of Works, Housing and Water Resources, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, has said the objective of government was to implement a sustainable housing policy that would enable all Ghanaians to get access to secure housing and tenure within a safe and healthy environment.
TAMALE :
Medical Superintendents call for a national disaster policy
Saturday, October 11 2008
Members of Medical Superintendents Group (MSG) of Ghana, have called on Government to establish a national disaster policy with a holistic national emergency response approach involving communities, health institutions and organized groups to tackle disasters.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Ministry procures tractors to meet agricultural needs
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has procured about 500 tractors to be supplied to farmer groups and district assemblies as way of bridging the farmer-tractor gap.
(ANLO) KETA :
Court vacates order On Anlo Traditional Council
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Accra Fast Track High Court has vacated its earlier order for interim injunction that restrained the Anlo Traditional Council from installing Mr Francis Nyonyo Agboada, alias Torgbui Sri III, as the Awoamefia of Anlo
ACCRA :
More doctors training in psychiatry
Saturday, October 11 2008
For the first time in the history of psychiatry in Ghana, as many as seven doctors are undergoing training in psychiatry to beef up the current small number of three, Dr. Akwasi Osei, Acting Chief Psychiatrist, has said.
NATIONAL :
Clampdown on firearms for peaceful elections - EU
Saturday, October 11 2008
European Union (EU) diplomats in Ghana have joined the call for a clampdown on illegal firearms as a pre-requisite for peaceful elections in December.
(ODUMASE) SUNYANI WEST:
Sunyani police will not tolerate negative political activities
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Sunyani District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police Charles Botwe has said the police would not tolerate political activities that would have the potential to cause mayhem in the municipality before, during and after the December poll.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Religious leaders advised not to campaign for political parties
Saturday, October 11 2008
Religious leaders have been admonished against using their platforms to preach partisan politics.
 
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East Region tomato farmers hold forum
Saturday, October 11 2008
Tomato farmers in Upper East Region have held a stakeholders forum for tomato farmers and stakeholders to dialogue and institute an action plan to solve the annual production and marketing problems facing farmers.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Asuogyaman stool quarrel drags on
Saturday, October 11 2008
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture Affairs, S.K. Boafo, has paid  courtesy calls on three traditional councils in Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region.
(KNUST) KMA :
University students clash
Sunday, October 12 2008

The 40th hall week celebrations of the Unity Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi turned violent on Saturday morning when members of the hall clashed with their counterparts from the University Hall (Katanga).

KMA :
Health ministry organises walk for region
Sunday, October 12 2008

Ministry of Health (MOH) and Amalgamated Bank in Kumasi has organized a health-walk as part of the 2nd annual International health fair scheduled for Ashanti Region from October 12 to 19th, this year.

(KENYASE) KMA :
Over 600 admitted to college.
Sunday, October 12 2008

Dr. Lord Emmanuel Asamoah, Principal of Garden City University College at Kenyase, near Kumasi, has called on students in tertiary institutions to contribute positively to the success of the upcoming general election.
    

TAMALE :
Reafforestation started by board.
Sunday, October 12 2008

The Northern Regional office of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has planted more than 2,000 different species of trees at the University for Development Studies Tamale campus as part of activities to mark this year’s World Tourist Day.

ACCRA :
Loosen harsh regulations-minister
Sunday, October 12 2008

Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD has urged the global consular community to loosen harsh consular regulations that erected barriers against immigration.

NATIONAL :
Exhibition exercise ends
Sunday, October 12 2008

The exhibition of the Voters Register ended Saturday with many exhibition centres across the country recording average patronage.
     

ADENTA :
Municipal tp get electoral office.
Sunday, October 12 2008

Newly created Adenta Municipality is to have a sub-office of the Electoral Commission (EC), an official said in Tema.

ACCRA :
Presidents trip aborted
Sunday, October 12 2008
The Presidential Jet on Saturday returned to Accra 20 minutes after it took off for Equatorial Guinea, where President John Agyekum Kufuor was scheduled to participate in the 40th independence celebration of that country.  
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA\NANKANA:
School receives computer
Sunday, October 12 2008

Mr Mark Woyongo, National Democratic Congress (NDC) aspiring Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Central Constituency has pledged to make education, especially of the youth, his priority if elected.

TEMA :
Education directorate needs accommodation
Sunday, October 12 2008

The Tema Chapter of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has pleaded with stakeholders of education to find a lasting solution to the accommodation problems facing the Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate.

ACCRA :
NUGS congratulates best teachers
Sunday, October 12 2008

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has congratulated the 2008 National Best Teacher, Mr. Saddiwue Boateng and all the other teachers who received awards at recently held National Teachers Award.
    

( WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Ghana police appeals to the public
Sunday, October 12 2008

The Ghana Police Service has assured the public that it would continue to wage a relentless war on violent crime, especially armed robbery.

TEMA :
Hospital gets eye care centre
Sunday, October 12 2008

The Tema Lions Club has unveiled a plaque to officially open a US$600,000 ultra modern eye care centre for the Tema General Hospital.

(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Saltpond to get tourist receptive facility
Monday, October 13 2008
A ground breaking ceremony has been performed at Saltpond to mark the start of a Tourist Reception Facility with an amphitheatre and a fountain attached.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Bank for teachers
Monday, October 13 2008
The Teachers’ Fund of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) would establish a teachers’ bank by next year.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Dutch firm hands over bungalows to Mfantseman Assembly
Monday, October 13 2008
The Spaans Babcok, a Dutch construction firm, have handed over three semi-detached bungalows and an uncompleted storey building to the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly.
(GOMOA AFRANSI) GOMOA EAST :
NALAG concerned about slow pace of decentralization
Monday, October 13 2008
The Central Region representative in the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Mr. Kwesi Esseku, has appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies (MMDAS) to empower their sub-structures to enable them to function more effectively.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Over 100 buses presented to GPRTU
Monday, October 13 2008
UT Financial Services, a Ghanaian loans company has presented keys to 114 new mini buses valued at GH¢3.9 million to the Aflao branch of the GPRTU under a hire purchase agreement.
WA :
Polytechnic students tasked
Monday, October 13 2008
The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Madam Winfred Bawa Dy-Yakah has tasked polytechnic students to respond to the current developmental challenges in technological advancement and the building of a modern society.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Remove names of unqualified persons from register
Monday, October 13 2008
The Executives of the Odododiodioo constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Greater Accra have called on the  Electoral Commission (EC) to remove the names of 229 persons from the Electoral Register of the area.
(KWAME DANSO) NPP:
NPP will win one-touch
Monday, October 13 2008
A Ghanaian legal practitioner based in Copenhagen in Denmark, Mr Joseph Boateng, said most Ghanaians abroad believed the December elections would be a one-touch victory for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) dismissing the power-sharing phenomenon.
(ADAKLU KODZOBI) HO :
Adaklu Kodzobi celebrate Corn Festival
Monday, October 13 2008
The Chief of Adaklu Kodzobi, Togbe Dzegblade IV at the weekend stunned revellers at the Corn Festival, when before giving his welcome address, removed his sandals, knelt down and prayed for peace for the coming elections.
(HO) NDC:
Incumbent NDC MP for Ho Central re-elected
Monday, October 13 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) incumbent Member of Parliament for Ho-Central, Captain George Nfodjoh (Rtd), has been re-elected by acclamation to contest the seat in the upcoming elections.
SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR :
Drivers appeal for the rehabilitation of road
Monday, October 13 2008
Drivers plying Suhum–Adakwa road in the Suhum/Kraboa Coaltar district have threatened to abandon the route if the road is not rehabilitated by the end of the month.
(WA) CPP:
Ignore NDC, NPP promises-Nduom
Monday, October 13 2008
Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has urged voters in the three northern regions not to be swayed by the northern development fund being promised by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
(OYOKO) KOFORIDUA :
Government gives buses to schools in Koforidua
Monday, October 13 2008
The  Member of Parliament for New Juaben North and a former Minister of State, Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, has advised the youth to concentrate on their studies so that Ghana would have a knowledge base economy.
(AGOGO) NPP:
Anyimadu-Antwi succeeds Baah-Wiredu
Monday, October 13 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has elected 46 year-old Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi as Member of Parliament for Asante Akim North, following the passing away of the incumbent MP, Mr Kwadwo Baa-Wiredu, three weeks ago.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Koforidua Regional hospital receives ophthalmic equipment
Monday, October 13 2008
Synoptik Company Limited of Denmark, manufacturers of spectacles and contact lenses, in collaboration with Krobo Danish Association, Ghana, have presented ophthalmic equipment valued at   GH¢15,000 to the Regional Hospital at Koforidua.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
DCE appeals to Ghanaians
Monday, October 13 2008
District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Emmanuel Adjei Domson, has appealed to Ghanaians not to allow politics to make them enemies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana through to next stage
Monday, October 13 2008

Ghana is through to the next round of the 2010 African and World Cup qualifiers after a 3-0 win over Lesotho.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Togo in next round
Monday, October 13 2008

Four goals from Arsenal ace striker, Emmanuel Adebayor was too much for Swaziland as they were crashed by Togo in the ultimate Group 11 clash of the 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Officials deny death reports
Monday, October 13 2008

Painstaking inquiries conducted at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital at Sekondi and the Essikado hospital on Sunday indicate that there were no deaths recorded during a stampede at the Essipong stadium when the national team, the Black Stars played their Lesotho counterparts in a World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.

(ADASEWASE) ATIWA :
Tree planting exercise covers 4.5km
Monday, October 13 2008
Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has organized a tree planting exercise along the 4.5 kilometre feeder road from the Adasewase community to Tini Waterfalls in the Atiwa District as part of activities marking the Eastern Regional Tourism Day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari relieved after Stars’ qualification
Monday, October 13 2008

Sulley Muntari says he is relieved the Black Stars are through to the next stage of the joint 2010 African and World Cup qualifiers but hopes the team has learnt their lessons from a difficult campaign.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites qualify at last
Monday, October 13 2008

Ghana’s Under-20 team, Black Satellites, banished three unsucessful attempts of qualifying to the Africa Youth Championship after a 1-0 away success at Gambia on Sunday.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bechem Chelsea change name
Monday, October 13 2008

The management of newly promoted premiership side from Bechem in the region of Brong Ahafo after long hours of meeting in Accra had decided to change the maiden name of the club called Chelsea.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal lifts Charity Cup
Monday, October 13 2008

Kumasi King Faisal on Sunday lifted the ultimate trophy when they drew 1-1 with Accra Hearts of Oak in the second leg return Charity Cup match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan looks ahead
Monday, October 13 2008

Black Stars coach, Milovan Rajevec was left delighted after seeing Ghana advance to the next round in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
St. Mirren join Premier League
Monday, October 13 2008

St. Mirren gained promotion to the elite on the final day of the division one zone 3 play-off on Sunday in a neck and neck race .

(KYEBI) EAST AKIM :
Okyenhene furious
Monday, October 13 2008
Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has condemned the practice of Female Sexual Mutilation (FSM) and called for the prosecution of traditional authorities who promote it.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Coins still a means of exchange
Monday, October 13 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Police Commander, Police Superintendent John Naami, has warned that refusal to accept any currency, especially coins as means of exchange is an offence liable for prosecution.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Place value on teaching profession - VC
Monday, October 13 2008
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw has appealed to all stakeholders to make the teaching profession, a profession of choice.
WA:
Moslems demand early release of corpses
Monday, October 13 2008
The Upper West Regional Chief Imam has appealed to the Ministry of Health to be flexible with its policy of depositing Muslim corpses in the mortuary before their release for burial.
WEIJA:
Weija Water Plant shuts down Tuesday
Monday, October 13 2008
The Ghana Water Company is to shutdown the Weija Treatment Plant tomorrow Tuesday October 14, for a day to undertake industrial works to facilitate increase water supply.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
NGO in aid of Tamale pupils
Monday, October 13 2008
The Gumani Child Care Development Project (GCCDP), a Tamale based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has presented educational materials worth GH¢15,000 to some 6,000 needy school children within the Tamale Metropolis.
HOHOE:
Togbega Gabusu preaches peace
Monday, October 13 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, on Monday called on leaders of political parties and their supporters to protect the prevailing peace that has made the country a beacon of hope for Africa.
ACCRA:
New Postal Sector Policy in offing
Monday, October 13 2008
Government in collaboration with the Postal Sector Regulatory Commission and Decision Analysis Partners is developing a Postal Sector Policy to promote technological innovativeness.
NATIONAL:
PNC settles on woman running-mate
Monday, October 13 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC), has selected Ms. Petra Maria Amegashie, a business woman, to partner Dr. Edward Mahama, the Party’s Flagbearer in its quest to clinch the seat of government from the incumbent NPP.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Transfers not punitive measures - Manager
Monday, October 13 2008
The General Manager in charge of Presbytery Health Service in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Mr Fred Effah-Yeboah, has appealed to workers not to regard staff transfers as punishment from management.
BUILSA:
Loans within reach - Market Women told
Monday, October 13 2008
The Project Officer of the Builsa Community Bank, Mr Hardi Mohammed, has appealed to market women and the public to save with rural banks to enable them take loans to expand their businesses.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Inclusion of moral principles in policy advocated
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Participants at a workshop on developing standards and indicators for early learning in Ghana, have demanded the embedment of African imaginative and artistic values in Ghana’s educational policy.
ACCRA :
Management of IEA to roll out democratic strategy
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Management of Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA Ghana) briefed the media on highlights of the Democracy Consolidation Strategy Paper (DCSP) to be launched on October 15, to enhance constitutional democracy.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Man arrested for forging admission letter
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Security personnel at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), have arrested James Opoku, a 21-year-old disabled man, for allegedly forging admission letter of the Medical School of the University.
ACCRA:
Gov’t asked to reduce prices of petroleum products
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Government to abide by the law establishing the National Petroleum Law (NPL), Act 691, and reduce the prices of petroleum products immediately.
WA:
Science and technology park for Wa
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Authorities of Wa Polytechnic would soon establish a science and technology park for physical infrastructure development towards collaboration between the Polytechnic and industry, Professor S.K. Agodzo, Rector of Wa Polytechnic has said.
NATIONAL:
Government asked to abrogate contract of AVRL
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The National Coalition Against the Privatization of Water (NCAP), has called on government to “immediately” abrogate the contract of the Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL), and to hand over water operations to the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL).
(TEMA) TMA:
A suspected armed robber arrested
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Personnel of Tema Community Two Police have arrested William Kwame Baah 28, a suspected armed robber who allegedly inflicted knife wounds on two ladies in an attempt to rob them of their personal belongings.
ACCRA:
SIC to sponsor best farmer’s trip
Tuesday, October 14 2008
SIC Insurance Company Limited has presented a GH¢9,352 package to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in support of this year’s National Farmers’ Day celebration.
NATIONAL:
NYEP gives jobs to 108,403 youth
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Over 108,403 youth were employed under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) as at September last year, statistics have revealed.
ACCRA :
BoG steps up move to curb money laundering
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has, with effect from next Monday, fixed $10,000 or its equivalent as the highest sum of money permitted to be carried by an individual arriving in the country.
(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Eschew acts of violence-DCEs
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The District Chief Executives for Talensi-Nabdam and the Bongo Districts in the Upper East Region, Mr Anaba Nabila and Mr Francis Asampana Akurugu, respectively, have advised Ghanaians not to exchange violence with the numerous developmental projects going on in the country before, during and after the December elections.
ACCRA :
Parents frustrated
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Parents whose children have still not been placed in senior high schools have expressed their frustration with the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System and urged the Ghana Education Service to improve on the efficiency of the system.
ACCRA :
19th National awards for export held
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Government in collaboration with the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, is developing a national export strategy under the national Trade Policy and Support Programme of the Ministry of Trade.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AU Conference of Sports Ministers opens
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Second Session of the Africa Union (AU) Conference of Ministers of Sports has officially opened in Accra with President John Agyekum Kufuor urging the delegates to fashion out a common policy framework for development of sports in Africa.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Makola Market Victims Need Help
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Traders whose wares were burnt when fire swept through the Makola (Annex Two) Market, at Tudu, in Accra last year have called on the government for assistance to resettle.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful hopes to end club search
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Ghana international Harrison Afful has admitted he needs to get back to club to retain his place in the Black Stars team ahead of the second round 2010 world cup qualifiers.
(YAWKWEI) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Workshop on soap making
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Asante-Akim South District Office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) has organised a 10-day training workshop on soap-making for 29 people at Yawkwei near Juaso.
NATIONAL :
You can bring only 10000 dollars
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has, with effect from next Monday, fixed $10,000 or its equivalent as the highest sum of money permitted to be carried by an individual arriving in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars must do more
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevec says there is more work to done with the Black Stars even though they reached the second phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FIFA demands answers from GFA
Tuesday, October 14 2008
World Football governing body FIFA is demanding an explanations for the events at the Essipong Stadium that overshadowed Ghana’s qualification for the final round of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana amongst Top Seeds
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The seeding for the Third round of qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup/Nations Cup qualifying campaign is out and there are hardly any surprises.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites project on course
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Two successive African Youth Championship qualification failures had rendered Ghana’s Under-20 team the most unattractive side to be associated with.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Fifa sets W/C draw date
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Ghana’s group opponents for the next round of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup would be announced on October 22.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
2nd string Stars for SAFA
Tuesday, October 14 2008
What one prominent Ghana soccer authority labelled "the B-team" will line up against Bafana Bafana in the friendly international at the Free State Rugby Stadium in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.
(NATIONAL THEATRE) AMA :
Allowances to be increased
Tuesday, October 14 2008
As part of moves to enhance the living conditions of beneficiaries of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), government has announced that it would increase the allowances of beneficiaries by the end of December.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Police assures of absolute security
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Western Regional Police Commander, Mr Mohammed A. Alhassan says the expectations of the public on the role of policing are high in the pending elections.
ACCRA:
IEA rolls out consolidation strategy
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Management of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA Ghana) on Monday briefed the media on highlights of the Democracy Consolidation Strategy Paper (DCSP) to be launched on October 15, to enhance constitutional democracy.
HO:
Ho Poly welcomes HIV into curriculum
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Ho Polytechnic will soon introduce HIV studies into its curriculum for all levels of studies in the institution.
KUMASI:
Breast Cancer: Ashanti records chilling figures
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Over 558 cases of breast cancer have been recorded this year at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi as compared to 157 cases in 2007.
BOLGATANGA:
Neonatal deaths worrying - Dr. Awoonor
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Upper East Regional Director of Health Service, Dr. John Koku Awoonor-Williams, has expressed concern at the increasing spate of neonatal deaths in the country.
    
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Chainsaw seminar ends at Akim Oda
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Ghana’s earnings in wood products increased from 170,079,907 Euros in 2006 to 184,174,022 Euros in 2007, contributing to about six per cent of Gross Domestic Product (DGP).
ACCRA:
Amegashie is a ’team player’
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The person expected to be out-doored on Tuesday, October 14 as the running mate of Dr Edward Mahama, Flag bearer of People’s National Convention (PNC), is “a team player with very good interpersonal communication skills,” according to her official CV obtained by GNA.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Stiff measures to protect street lights
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Any driver, who recklessly knocks down and destroys streets lights with his vehicle in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, will pay for it.
ACCRA:
Road accidents claim more lives
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Available statistics indicate that 2,043 people perished in road accidents in 2007 compared to 1,858 people who died in 2006.
ACCRA:
GJA Awards attract international participation
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Ghana Journalists Awards ceremony slated for Saturday, October 25, at the Banquet Hall in Accra will attract international participation from Togo and Congo, Mr Ransford Tetteh, President of the association announced on Tuesday.
(SOWUTUOM) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Potable water for Sowutuom soon
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The Ghana Cocoa Board as part of its effort to improve the living standard of people of cocoa farming communities is to construct a solar powered water pump system at Sowutuom in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District.
(KONGO) TALENSI NABDAM:
NGOs initiate project in Upper East
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Two Non-Governmental Organizations, GrassRoots Africa and the Local Civic Coalitions (LCC), are initiating a project called "Democratic Governance through Local Civic Coalitions" in five selected districts in the Upper East Region.
NATIONAL:
More than 2,000 perished in road accidents
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Available statistics indicate that 2,043 people perished in road accidents in 2007 compared to 1,858 people who died in 2006.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Personnel urged to be vigilant
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Assistant Superintendent of Police,  Mr Joseph Owusu Ansah, has asked security personnel, especially the police to be vigilant to enable them to prevent violence before, during and after Election 2008.
ACCRA:
PNC calls for non-partisan evaluation of economic crisis
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) Running Mate, Ms Petra Maria Amegashie, has called on the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to immediately constitute a non-partisan economic think tank to monitor, evaluate and direct the government, business community and public on how to mitigate the global economic crunch.
JIRAPA:
Health training school cries for help
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Jirapa Community Health Nurses Training School in the Jirapa-Lambussie District of the Upper West Region, has only two classrooms to accommodate 190 students, currently undergoing training there.
(KWAESIMINTSIM) STMA:
Students advised to obey school rules
Wednesday, October 15 2008
An Assistant Director of Education at the Western Regional Directorate of Education, Mr Kobina Armah, has advised students to obey the rules and regulations of their schools to ensure discipline.
(TEMA) TMA:
GAF illegally occupied part of Kpone land – Court
Wednesday, October 15 2008
A Tema High Court on Monday ruled in favour of Kpone Traditional Council (KTC) that Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) illegally occupied part of its stool lands.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Website launched in memory of Ala Adjetey
Wednesday, October 15 2008
A website – www.PeterAlaAdjetey.com – has been launched in memory of the late Speaker, Peter Ala Adjetey, to enable the public pay tribute to his memory.
(ASSIN-MANSO) ASSIN SOUTH:
Federation of Consuls President sheds tears
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The President of the World Federation of Consuls Mr Arnold Foote, who is currently in Ghana for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Federation shed tears when he visited the historical town of Assin-Manso, where the remain of two former slave ancestors Crystal and Carson, from Jamaica and the united Sates, have been interred.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KNUST to break for December polls
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, are to enjoy a short break in their academic calendar to allow them to travel to their constituencies  to vote in the December 7 elections.
ACCRA :
Prez calls for collaboration for increased productivity
Wednesday, October 15 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has reminded key players in the Ghanaian economy that without a concerted effort at raising productivity, attempts at increasing salaries and wages will remain elusive goals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien shortlisted for Caf awards
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Ghana’s Michael Essien has been named among the five nominees for the 2008 African Footballer of the Year award across the world.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah leads Stars
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah will lead Milovan Rajevac’s 16-member playing squad that would play South Africa in an international friendly on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy ready to commit to Blues
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Ghana international, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie says he would be prepared to commit himself to Birmingham by signing a permanent deal.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko in trouble
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Caf has written to Ghana Football Association (GFA) demanding a confirmation of attacks on referee Coffie Codjia by fans of Kotoko during the Confederation Cup match against Etoile du Sahel in Kumasi last week.
WEIJA :
Residents appeal for better traffic system
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Before the construction of the Mallam -Kasoa high way, there used to be a U-turn after the Total filling station situated near the Mallam Junction traffic  light on the Kaneshie-Kasoa road which allows motorists from Mallam, Gbawe and Dzaman all in the Weija district to join the Kasoa -Kaneshie road towards Kaneshie and its environs.
(ACCRA) NDC :
NDC says NPP is scared of its campaign strategy
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), said the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was finding it difficult to keep pace with its Three-pronged-campaign strategy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields reaffirms commitment to Stars
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Headline sponsors of the Black Stars, Gold Fields Ghana Limited, reaffirms its commitment to the team following Saturday’s qualification to the second round of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Students excape death
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Sixteen persons including students, who narrowly escape death in a fatal accident on the Accra-Winneba road on Tuesday, have all been admitted at the Winneba Government Hospital with various degrees of injuries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts on Time bomb
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Long-serving NCC Organizer Mohammed Alhassan who has 13 years of dedicated service to 97 year old Premier club Hearts of Oak under his belt says the rainbow club is sitting on a destructive time-bomb and that it is only a matter of time when chaos would come confronting on all fronts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah misses SA friendly
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Ghana captain, Stephen Appiah will not play any part in today’s international friendly against South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana gunning for SA win
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Milovan Rajevac will be aiming to sustain Ghana’s winning run today when the Black Stars play Bafana Bafana in an international friendly in Bloemfontein.
ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
COCOBOD donates to family
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Management of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Tuesday presenteded food items to the family of the late Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in Accra. assort
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars interact with deaf children
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Fifty children from the Sekondi School for the Deaf were afforded the chance to interact with the Black Stars in Sekondi-Takoradi, by Gold Fields Ghana Limited, Headline Sponsors of the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts and MTN renew relationship
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Premier League side Accra Hearts of Oak and communications giants MTN have signed a new three year sponsorship deal worth 4,050.000 GH Cedis.
KUMASI:
Five before court for stealing diesel
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Five persons including a self-styled religious preacher were on Monday charged by a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly stealing 28 cans of diesel worth GH¢ 16,400.
KUMASI:
Five before court for stealing diesel
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Five persons including a self-styled religious preacher were on Monday charged by a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly stealing 28 cans of diesel worth GH¢ 16,400.
ACCRA:
Sound management to boost ventures
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiatives has pledged its continuous support to facilitate the installation of Quality Management Systems by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to ensure quality standards in their business.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua water project ready next February
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Koforidua Water Project, with its treatment plant currently under construction at Bukonor, will start pumping treated water to the Koforidua Municipality in February, next year.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Public schooled on dangers of electricity
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Western Regional Marketing Officer of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG),  Mr Solomon Abeka Keelson, has appealed to the people of Atwima-Mponua District to be extra vigilant and demand identification cards from any person who poses as a worker of the company and tries to tamper with the transformers in their communities.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Regional Minister receives National Best Teacher
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, has expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the government for instituting the Best Teacher Awards, which he said, has raised the morale of teachers in the country.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Nonattendance delays work on Pension Bill
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Parliament has been forced to suspended business on the National Pension Reform Bill because of divisions over numbers to work on the bill.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Work starts on Nsawam-Apedwa Road
Wednesday, October 15 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Wednesday broke the ground to signify the beginning of reconstruction work on the Nsawam-Apedwa section of the Accra-Kumasi Highway at a cost of GH¢ 158 million.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Rural and community banks directed to hold AGM
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Acting National President of the Association of Rural and Community Banks,  Mrs Rose Newman has directed all such banks that have failed to hold their Annual General Meeting (AGM) within 18 months, to do so immediately.
(GBEMI) ASHAIMAN:
Gbemi Stream Project not abandoned – Minister
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Minister of State at the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has assured that the Gbemi stream drainage project at Ashaiman has not been abandoned.
(MANHYIA) KUMASI:
Chiefs asked to put resources to good use
Wednesday, October 15 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on chiefs to recognize and harness the various natural resources in their areas of jurisdiction to the benefit of the people.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
World Vision Ghana donate sports kits to schools
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Local Area Development Programme (ADP), of the World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated sports kits worth GH¢33,000 to educational institutions in the Mfantseman Municipality, as its contribution to HIV/AIDS campaign.
ACCRA:
Help clean voters register - Asamoah
Thursday, October 16 2008
The call has once again  been made for the need to ensure a credible voters’ register for a successful elections in December.
TAMALE :
NR records 115 maternal deaths in 2007
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Northern Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Akwasi Twumasi has advised husbands in the region to pay more attention to the health of their pregnant wives to ensure that maternal deaths were reduced in the region.
(BREMAN ASIKUMAN) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKUA :
40 educated on domestic violence
Thursday, October 16 2008
A day sensitization workshop on domestic violence and gender issues for policy makers and community leaders in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District at Breman Asikuma has ended.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Zoomlion and NYEP hold review meeting
Thursday, October 16 2008
Western Regional Operations Coordinator of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Mr Felix Boankrah, has called on the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to work hand in hand with Zoomlion to keep the environment healthy and tidy.
ACCRA:
Parliament urged to pass Transport Policy Bill
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Federation of Transport Union (FTU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has appealed to Parliament to quicken discussions on the draft Transport Policy Bill to facilitate its passage into law.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Court finds mason for breaking STMA bye-law
Thursday, October 16 2008
A Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court has imposed a fine of 480 Ghana Cedis on Kojo Mensah, a mason, for breaking a bye-law of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA).
(NYAMEBEKYERE) AMANSIE WEST :
Poor households receive emergency funds
Thursday, October 16 2008
The government has began the payment of emergency relief funds to some selected very poor households throughout the country to mitigate the effects of the global food crisis as well as drought and floods, which had affected the food production of these people.
(KUMASI) KMA:
New Ejisuhene swears oath of allegiance
Thursday, October 16 2008
The newly enstooled paramount chief of Ejisu Traditional Area, Nana Oguakro Afrane Okese IV, 54, has sworn the Great Oath of allegiance to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in Kumasi.
BONGO :
Bongo receives emergency relief package
Thursday, October 16 2008
The World Bank and the World Food Programme (WFP) are disbursing 472, 500 Ghana cedis cash transfer to 5,250 people in five districts in the Upper East Region as a form of emergency relief package to mitigate the plight of the people who were mostly affected by the flood and the drought that hit the region last year.
ACCRA:
Free Tsikata campaign secures 6,000 signatures
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Free Tsatsu Tsikata Campaign (FTTC) has announced that it had collected about 6,000 signatures, well above the 1,000 targeted when it launched the signature campaign to protest against the imprisonment of the former Chief Executive of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Tsatsu Tsikata.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Play major role in shaping your children-Parents
Thursday, October 16 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Nana Adjei Boateng, has asked parents not to cede the responsibility of mentoring their wards solely to teachers.
NATIONAL:
4 presidential aspirants file nominations today
Thursday, October 16 2008
A formidable queue of four presidential aspirants and some Parliamentary contenders will form at the office of the Electoral Commission today when the filing of nominations for the December general election opens this morning.
ACCRA:
Publish Voters Register with photos on website
Thursday, October 16 2008
A number of opposition political parties has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to publish the Voters Register with photos on its website and provide political parties with copies two weeks before the December polls.
(ODOBEN) NPP:
Acts of violence do not win election – Dr Bawumia
Thursday, October 16 2008
The running mate of the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mumuni Bawumia, said acts of violence do not play a role in winning an election and must be abhorred by all.
EAST AKIM :
Municipal safe
Thursday, October 16 2008
The East Akim Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. E.V. Asihene has stated that the security situation in the municipality currently is calm and peaceful.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
World Vision donate to schools
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Local Area Development Programme (ADP), of the World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated sports kits worth GH¢33,000 to educational institutions in the Mfantseman Municipality, as its contribution to HIV/AIDS campaign.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens prepare for finals
Thursday, October 16 2008
Ghana’s female Under-17 side remain confident they will make an impact in the debut FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup which kicks off in thirteen days time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars fall to Bafana
Thursday, October 16 2008
Ghana surrendered a slim lead as South Africa came from, behind to beat the Black Stars 2-1 in an international friendly at the Vodacom Park in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.
(BAAKONIABA) CPP:
Work hard for victory-Nduom
Thursday, October 16 2008
Flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, has appealed to aspiring parliamentary candidates, organisers and women’s organisers of the party to overlook the numerous problems confronting the party and sacrifice for the party’s success in the December elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac happy with SA experience
Thursday, October 16 2008
Ghana might have lost to South Africa in Wednesday’s international friendly.
EAST AKIM :
80 per cent through.
Thursday, October 16 2008
The East Akim municipal has made 80 per cent of this years revenue target set as at July 2008 thus the assembly collected about GHC 177 thousand out of the about 220 thousand revenue target.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
African stars to be honoured
Thursday, October 16 2008
African players who have made outstanding individual contributions to their communities will be honoured at a special ceremony in London on Thursday.
(ODOBEN) NPP:
Acts of violence do not win election – Dr Bawumia
Thursday, October 16 2008
The running mate of the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mumuni Bawumia, said acts of violence do not play a role in winning an election and must be abhorred by all.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League set for November
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Onetouch Premier League will kick off on November 23 according to the chairman of the Professional League Board Welbeck Abrah Appiah.
NATIONAL :
President issues warning
Thursday, October 16 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has issued a 14-day ultimatum to leaders of the National Democratic Congress and persons said to be circulating information that he has been involved in a botched multi-million dollar oil deal to retract.
EAST AKIM :
Developmental progress
Thursday, October 16 2008
The East Akim Municipal has undertaken several development projects  and programmes under various interventions aimed at providing infrastructure and facilities for the progress of the municipality.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
DANIDA disburses funds to organisations
Thursday, October 16 2008
The government of Denmark, through the Danish International Development Agency, has disbursed a grant of GH¢ 60,000 to selected non-governmental organizations operating in seven municipal and district assemblies in the Brong-Ahafo region.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament petitioned
Thursday, October 16 2008
Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy Minority Leader, on Thursday described as unconstitutional an attempt to serve him with a court order, while on duty in Parliament.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Immunization day begins today
Thursday, October 16 2008
Parents especially mothers, have been urged to respond swiftly and positively to the National Immunization Day (NID), which begins today Thursday, October 16, 2008 nationwide.
(KATH) KMA :
Breast cancer cases increase
Thursday, October 16 2008

Over 558 cases of breast cancer have been recorded this year at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, as compared to 157 cases  in 2007.

(ABREPO JUNCTION) KMA :
Water way encroached
Thursday, October 16 2008

The negative phenomenon of persistent encroachment on water bodies by private developers in the Kumasi metropolis, is becoming so alarming that a deputy minister was, about a fortnight ago, compelled to order a halt to it.

ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Domestic violence education reaches leaders
Thursday, October 16 2008
A days sensitization workshop on Domestic Violence and gender issues has been held at Breman Asikuma for policy makers and community leaders in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Domestic violence education reaches leaders
Thursday, October 16 2008
A days sensitization workshop on Domestic Violence and gender issues has been held at Breman Asikuma for policy makers and community leaders in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District.
HO :
Commercial drivers advised
Thursday, October 16 2008
Commercial drivers have been advised to resist the urge to display the paraphernalia and posters of the political parties on their vehicles.
(CUC) AMA :
GIMPA rector spells doom
Thursday, October 16 2008
The future does not look too bright for the private universities in the country, the Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Dr Stephen Adei has said.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA :
Government should fulfill promises
Thursday, October 16 2008
More than 600 people whose stalls and stores at the Kantamanto market were gutted by fire on September 27, have complained that they have not yet received any assistance from the government, as promised them.
KINTAMPO NORTH:
’Control tools’ for malaria reduction
Thursday, October 16 2008
A malaria expert has called on the public to take up the challenge of stamping out malaria within the communities by using all the control tools available.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe for League award
Thursday, October 16 2008
Asante Kotoko’s prolific striker has been short-listed for the 2007/2008 Best Player Award by the Professional League Board and the Ghana Football Association.
KUMASI:
FDB push for food safety
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Zonal Officer of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB), Mr Joseph Yaw-Bernie Bennie, has advised food producers to always adhere to hygienic standards in the preparation of food.
(MANHYIA) KUMASI:
Zain Telecom calls on Asantehene
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has stressed the need for telecommunication operators to develop appropriate technologies to improve on their service delivery to customers.
NATIONAL:
All set for Akufo-Addo
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Flag bearer of ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday became the first candidate to file to contest the December 7 Presidential Election.
ACCRA:
Ghana’s foreign investment glowing
Thursday, October 16 2008
Foreign Direct Investment to Ghana in the third quarter of the year, was over GH¢ 1.38 billion, representing an increase of 680 per cent over the same period in 2007, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) said on Thursday.
(ESAASO) WEST AKIM:
Essaso celebrates Ohumkyiri festival
Thursday, October 16 2008
Four communities in the West Akim Municipality, on Wednesday used the annual Ohumkyiri festival to call on their gods to ensure peaceful and stable general election.
(NKORANZA) NKORANZA SOUTH:
First Allied opens branch in Nkoranza
Thursday, October 16 2008
The First Allied Savings and Loans Limited has opened a branch in Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region.
ACCRA:
Musical centre inaugurated for schools
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO under its Associated Schools Programme Network (ASPNet) has inaugurated a Musical and Cultural Centre for all ASPNet schools in the country at the Garrison 5 Basic School in Burma Camp.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Adult literacy class ends at Juaso
Thursday, October 16 2008
Some 13,850 adults have completed a 21-month course in Functional Literacy in the Ashanti Region.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Immunisation train reaches Dormaa soon
Thursday, October 16 2008
A total of 36,696 children aged between zero and 59 months are expected to be immunized in this year’s Integrated Maternal and Child Campaign in the two Dormaa Districts.
NATIONAL:
Three aspirants scale through
Thursday, October 16 2008
Three Presidential aspirants have so far filed nomination papers at the Electoral Commission (EC) head quarters in Accra to officially complete the electoral process to contest the December 7 presidential election.
HO:
Nfodjoh still eligible - Electoral Commission
Thursday, October 16 2008
The Electoral Commission will receive the nomination papers of Captain George Nfodjoh (Rtd), Member of Parliament for Ho Central if he files the papers to contest the seat in the December elections.
TAMALE :
Japan assists flood victims
Friday, October 17 2008
The grant was provided to the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) to support the hardest hit victims of the floods to restart their lives.
NATIONAL:
FAO earmarks US$ 28 million for poor countries
Friday, October 17 2008
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has earmarked US$28 million to support 40 African countries including Ghana to enable them to carry out short-term measures to deal with the impact of world food and energy crisis.
TAMALE:
Give priority to children in emergency situations
Friday, October 17 2008
The government and NGOs have been urged to place special emphasis on the protection and distribution of relief items to children and the vulnerable in conflict and emergency situations.
(BOSUSO) FANTEAKWA:
Hairdressers end training
Friday, October 17 2008
Fifty hairdressers drawn from the Fanteakwa District in the Eastern Region, ended a 10-day training in advanced hair styling, under the  Rural Enterprises Project (REP), at Bosuso.
JIRAPA:
More teachers needed at the district
Friday, October 17 2008
An appeal has been made to the National Service Secretariat (NSS),
and the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), to post more teachers to the Jirapa-Lambussie District in the Upper West Region.
BONGO:
UER presented with emergency relief package
Friday, October 17 2008
The World Bank and the World Food Programme (WFP) are disbursing 157,500 Ghana cedis cash transfer to 5,250 people in five districts in the Upper East Region as an emergency relief package to mitigate their plight.
ACCRA :
Be neutral, Kufuor tells soldiers
Friday, October 17 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has announced a package aimed at improving the conditions of service of personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).
(ACCRA) PNC :
PNC commended for selecting female running mate
Friday, October 17 2008
The University of Ghana Branch of the Tertiary Institutions Functionaries (TERIF), has commended the People’s National Convention (PNC), for nominating Miss Petra Maria Amegashie as a running mate in Election 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah to inspire NAC
Friday, October 17 2008
NAC Breda’s in-form striker Matthew Amoah will be looking to continue his remarkable goalscoring run when his side host defending Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven on Saturday.
TWIFO-HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
Electricity project almost completed
Friday, October 17 2008
An electrification project aimed at conneting 28 communities in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District of the Central Region is about 95 percent complete.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Defeat exposed local cracks
Friday, October 17 2008
Former Ghana Football Association president Ben Koufie says the Black Stars loss to South Africa in Bloemfontein on Wednesday exposed the growing gulf in quality between the country’s home-based players and the European-based counterparts.
SAVELUGU NANTOM:
MHIS makes progress
Friday, October 17 2008
The Savelugu Nanton District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) in the Northern Region is making steady progress in order to provide improved health care delivery to the people in the area.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Hockey Africa Clubs Competition 2008
Friday, October 17 2008
The horses of Sharkia neighed loudly on day one of competition to announce their intention of annexing both men and women’s titles of the Africa Cup for Club Champions Competition being held in Abuja Nigeria.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Nalerigu Baptist Medical Centre Commenced
Friday, October 17 2008
The Chief of Mamprugu, Nayiri Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga II, has commended the management and staff of the Baptish Medical Centre (BMC) at the Nalerigu for the selfless services it is rendering in the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Satellites neglect"- Anagla
Friday, October 17 2008
The head of the Black Satellites management committee Jordan Anagla claims the national Under-20 side has been neglected as they seek to reach the World Youth Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
2010 is Africa’s best chance
Friday, October 17 2008
The Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba says 2010 will be Africa’s best chance to win the World Cup when South Africa host the tournament.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
VAT to mop up.
Friday, October 17 2008
The Takoradi Value Added Tax (VAT) Service, has stepped up enforcement effort to recover debts owed it by registered traders before the year ends.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Bafana optimistic again
Friday, October 17 2008
South Africa suddenly have a spring in their step once more, after a third consecutive victory on Wednesday night - a 2-1 win over Ghana in Bloemfontein.
SUNYANI :
Please relocate mentally ill persons
Friday, October 17 2008
Traders in the Sunyani Municipality have appealed to the authorities to help relocate all lunatics in the area to protect the general public.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Tomato farmers suffer diarrhoea, skin irritations
Friday, October 17 2008
Reports indicate that from 2005, the Fanteakwa District Hospital at Begoro has been recording conditions such as diarrhoea and skin irritations from tomato growers in the area who use agrochemicals  extensively.
    
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa High School goes hi-tech
Friday, October 17 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei Darko, says formal education provides opportunities for the acquisition of knowledge, prosperity, growth, good health and socio-economic advancement.
ACCRA :
Essence of credit unions
Friday, October 17 2008
Credit Unions have become an effective tool in the empowerment of workers by helping them to raise their living standards and that of their dependents and the community at large, Mr. Mohammed Yakubu, Chief Executive Officer of Cal Asset Management Company Limited, said .
(KATH) KUMASI:
KATH commends GHS
Friday, October 17 2008
Head of Child Health Directorate of  Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Osei Akoto, has commended management of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) for introducing sickle cell screening for new born babies at hospitals to help reduce child mortality in the country.
NATIONAL:
Ghana targets 4,000 megawatts energy
Friday, October 17 2008
Energy Minister Felix Owusu-Adjapong, says Ghana needs to increase its power generation capacity beyond 4,000 mega watts within the next four years in order to attain a middle income status.
AGONA WEST:
No body builders for security- EC
Friday, October 17 2008
Mr Kwame Amoah, Agona West Municipal Electoral Director, has implored political parties to appoint educated polling agents and avoid the services of macho men to ensure sanity at polling stations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts play Starlets
Friday, October 17 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak will continue their rebuilding process with a game against the Black Starlets at the EL-WAK Stadium on Sunday.
(LEKLEBI) KETU:
Leklebi, Lavie trace common identity
Friday, October 17 2008
The Chiefs and people of Leklebi and their kinsmen from Lavie in the Republic of Togo have re-invented their ancestral common bond by institutionalising the bi-annual Agbonuto (festival) for accelerated development.
(AGBOGLOSHIE) AMA:
Fire guts properties at Agbogbloshie
Friday, October 17 2008
Over 80 structures at Agbogbloshie in Accra were razed by fire on Friday morning rendering over 500 residents homeless.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
New Juaben reschedules Akwatukese
Friday, October 17 2008
The New Juaben Traditional Council has rescheduled this year’s Akweantukese durbar from November 8 to November 22, Daasebre Oti Boateng, Omanhene and President of the council said on Friday.
ACCRA:
Election guidelines ready next month
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), would early November outdoor guidelines which would serve as an essential reminder for journalists and media houses during major elections, Mr Affail Monney, GJA vice president, said.

(KUMASI)KMA:
Ashanti House of Chiefs chooses representatives
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Ashanti Regional House of Chiefs has elected its representatives to the National House of Chiefs (NHC) at a ceremony in Kumasi.
    

(KUMASI)KMA:
President commends Archbishop Akwasi Sarpong
Saturday, October 18 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor has praised the outgoing Metropolitan Bishop of Kumasi, Archbishop Emeritus Peter Akwasi Sarpong for his efforts at integrating African tradition into modern Catholicism, which has enriched the spiritual life of Ghanaians.
 

WA:
Let’s see ourselves as Ghanaians first
Saturday, October 18 2008

Registrar of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, Mr Soale S. Mahama, has said that, Ghana would enjoy sustainable peace during and after the December 7 elections, if the people see themselves as Ghanaians first and not as different tribes in one country.

ACCRA:
Child-related concerns on the ascendancy-Reseach
Saturday, October 18 2008

Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a civil society organisation, has expressed worry that a research it carried out in Ghana recently revealed that child-related concerns, including child labour, child trafficking, child labour, child abuse and child migration were on the ascendancy.

ACCRA:
Journal on management development launched
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Ghana Management Association, a non-profit organisation, launched the Journal of Business and Estate Management Research (JBEMR), to attract and publish theoretical manuscripts from academics and professionals.

(KUMASI)KMA:
Hospitals presented with wheel chairs
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Kumasi East Rotary Club in collaboration with Brothers and Brothers, a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has presented wheel chairs to the Suntreso District Hospital in Kumasi to be distributed to the health posts in the country.

YENDI:
A Polio case detected in Yendi
Saturday, October 18 2008

Barely a year after World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Ghana polio free, a positive polio case has been detected at Yendi Hospital, medical doctors confirmed to GNA.
    

(BOSUSO)FANTEAKWA:
Tomato growers suffer Diarrhoea and skin irritations
Saturday, October 18 2008
Reports indicate that from 2005 the Fanteakwa District Hospital at Begoro have been recording conditions such as diarrhoea and skin irritations from tomato growers in the area who used agrochemicals  extensively.
(KUMASI)KMA:
Paediatrician commends GHS
Saturday, October 18 2008

Head of Child Health Directorate of  Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Osei Akoto, has commended management of Ghana Health Service (GHS) for introducing sickle cell screening for new born babies at hospitals to help reduce child mortality in the country.
    

ACCRA:
Review mode of Farmers’ Day celebration
Saturday, October 18 2008

Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC), a nationwide farmers’ advocacy group, has urged government to review the mode of National Farmers’ Day celebration to include implementation of clear cut policies that will guarantee livelihood of farmers.
    

ACCRA:
Supreme Court must give reasons in open court
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Free Tsatsu Campaign (FTC) said it should have been possible for the Supreme Court judges who on Thursday dismissed applications filed by Tsastu Tsikata to tell the public whether their verdict was unanimous or a majority decision.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah For Juventus Return?
Saturday, October 18 2008

Former Juventus midfielder Stephen Appiah may return to his old hunting ground and join the Old Lady, according to Tuttosport.
The Bianconeri are currently looking for a middle man to add more muscle and creativity to the side.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffour reveals the past
Saturday, October 18 2008

He has enjoyed an illustrious career filled with controversies. However Samuel Osei Kuffour says he has enjoyed his career and believes he is misunderstood sometimes.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wisdom Gym dominates to GAABA
Saturday, October 18 2008

Wisdom Gym emerged the dominant force during a special contest organised by the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) held last Friday at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments Accra.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ref Lamptey leaves for SA
Saturday, October 18 2008

Referee Joseph O. Lamptey, one of Ghana’s leading referees has left for South Africa to participate in the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Young Talents Course.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU supporters charge
Saturday, October 18 2008

The Supporters Union of Real Tamale United Sporting Club have said they have unanimously agreed and welcomed the proposal by Wienco Ghana Limited to take charge of the management team for a period of one-year in the 2008/2009 Premier League.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Tractor assembling plant now in Kumasi
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Government’s efforts at transforming the face of the country’s agriculture through mechanization has received a major boost with the inauguration by President John Agyekum Kufuor of a tractor assembling plant and technology transfer centre in Kumasi.
(WINNEBAI) EFFUTU:
’Vocational training, link in wealth creation’
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Chairman of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, says to address the needs of millions of young people who drop out of school annually, there is the need to pay more attention to vocational and skills training.
KUMASI:
Ban funerals - Retired Officer
Sunday, October 19 2008
A retired military officer on Saturday suggested to traditional rulers to place a temporal ban on all funeral activities on the eve of the December 7 elections.
(HWERESO) EJISU JUABENG:
Accra-Kumasi Highway dualisation takes shape
Sunday, October 19 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Saturday performed a sod cutting ceremony at Hwereso in the Ejisu-Juabeng Municipality for work to commence on the 24 kilometre Fumesua-Duampompo section of the Accra-Kumasi Highway dualisation project.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo calls for research into plant medicine
Sunday, October 19 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has stressed the need for research institutions to collaborate with herbalists.
     
HO:
Customary law project demands honesty
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Customary Law Project has appealed to persons knowledgeable in family as well as customary land law and practices to provide honest information for the codification of unified rules for customary laws relating to family and land.
 
(MANHYIA) KMA:
KEK Insurance supports Otumfuo Education Fund
Sunday, October 19 2008
KEK Insurance Brokers Company has donated GH¢ 1,000 to the Otumfuo Education Fund to support education of needy but brilliant students.
TEMA:
Group takes legal action against GPHA
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Ghana Association of Stevedoring Companies (GASCO) and six stevedoring companies operating at the Tema Port have issued a writ of summon against the Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) and Meridian Ports Services Limited (MPS).
    
JIRAPA:
Jirapa Nursing School in dire need
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Jirapa Community Health Nurses Training School has only two classrooms to accommodate the 190 students that are currently undergoing training there.
(POMAAKROM) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Two school blocks inaugurated
Sunday, October 19 2008
The Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Ishak Abubakar Bonsu, has inaugurated two new school blocks at Pomaakrom and Tipokrom in the municipality with an advice to teachers to redouble efforts to help stem falling standard of education in the area.
WA EAST:
LEAP train reaches Upper West
Sunday, October 19 2008
Fifteen communities comprising three thousand one hundred and fifty (3,150) households in three districts of the Upper West
Region are benefiting from the Emergency Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (Emergency LEAP) programme
(KUKUOM) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Chief condemns contractor
Sunday, October 19 2008
Osahene Kwaku Atterkyi, Omanhene of Kukuom Traditional Area in Brong Ahafo has given the contractor working on a project at Kukuom Agriculture Senior High Model School a two-week ultimatum  to resume work on the contract or face the full rigours of the law.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
NDC to ensure transparent governance – Mills
Sunday, October 19 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has assured Ghanaians that it will ensure transparent governance when given the mandate in the December elections.
TAMALE:
PNC commended for picking female running-mate
Sunday, October 19 2008
Some residents in the Tamale Metropolis on Saturday commended the People’s National Convention (PNC) and its leader Dr Edward Mahama for nominating a female as his running mate.
(ASYLUM DOWN) AMA :
Church promotes SME’s
Monday, October 20 2008
The Asylum Down Presbyterian Church has organized a mini fair for members of the church who are engaged in their private business to showcase what they do as a means of growing their businesses.
NATIONAL:
President for state visit in Netherlands
Monday, October 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor will pay a three-day state visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of Queen Beatrix beginning October 24.
(KWASHIEMAN) AMA :
Presby Church re-launches its scholarship scheme
Monday, October 20 2008
The Trinity Presbyterian Church at Kwashieman in Accra has re-launched its scholarship scheme in order to make more students in need become beneficiaries.
(SECONDI) NDC:
Rawlings launches NDC campaign
Monday, October 20 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings launched the National Democratic Congress (NDC) political campaign in four constituencies in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis at Sekondi.
ACCRA :
Breast cancer is a family disease
Monday, October 20 2008
Ms Susan Carter, Leader of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a U.S. based organization that promotes cancer awareness and prevention said breast cancer is a family disease that affects everyone within the family, hence the need for people to join hands to protect families.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Reject violence-seeking politicians-Clergyman
Monday, October 20 2008
Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, The Right Reverend Professor Emmanuel Kwaku Asante,has called on Ghanaians to reject politicians advocating violence in their campaigns leading to Election 2008.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Remain loyal and faithful to Party-Ayittey
Monday, October 20 2008
The Tema Station Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was inaugurated on Friday with a call on members and supporters of the party to remain loyal and faithful to the party to ensure victory in the upcoming general election.
(ABURI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
SMEs urged to improve upon the quality
Monday, October 20 2008
Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to improve upon the quality of their products to meet customer satisfaction and the emerging global market.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ban funeral activities on eve of December 7
Monday, October 20 2008
A retired military officer has suggested to traditional rulers to place a temporal ban on all funeral activities on the eve of the December 7 elections.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ban funeral activities on eve of December 7
Monday, October 20 2008
A retired military officer has suggested to traditional rulers to place a temporal ban on all funeral activities on the eve of the December 7 elections.
(AKIM OSINO) FANTEAWKA :
Women helped to seek financial assistance
Monday, October 20 2008
The Assembly Member for Akim Osino, Mrs Margaret Amponsah Doku has initiated a project to organize women in her electoral area to enable them get financial assistance from the Mumuadu Rural Bank.
ACCRA :
Black Stars Assistant Coach supports Malaria Programme
Monday, October 20 2008
The Assistant Coach of the Black Stars, Mr Kwasi Appiah  stressed the need for all stakeholders to be actively involved in malaria eradication activities in the country.
     
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah suffers fresh injury
Monday, October 20 2008
Ghanaian central defender John Mensah will be unavailable for his French club Lyon for several weeks with a torn groin muscle.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Dedicated members will be rewarded-Teye
Monday, October 20 2008
The founder of the Danquah-Busia Foot Soldiers’ Welfare Association (DBFOSWA), Mr Eddie Teye, has assured dedicated and selfless members that their toil would not be in vain.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko lose to Merreikh
Monday, October 20 2008
Ghana’s Asante Kotoko would have to look ahead for better times in next season’s CAF Champions League competition after failing to reach the finals of the Confederation Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana duo in Confed final
Monday, October 20 2008
Two Ghanaian players will contest for continental laurels in the finals of this Caf Confederation Cup when their Tunisian sides clash next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites to start preparation
Monday, October 20 2008
The national U-20 side, the Black Satellites, will launch a vigorous training programme early next month in preparation for the African Youth Championship in Rwanda which kicks off in 9 January next year.
ATEBUBU-AMANTIN :
NDC supporters granted bail
Monday, October 20 2008
A circuit court in Sunyani has granted a total bail of 45,000 Ghana cedis with a surety to each of eight NDC supporters who allegedly threatened the life of the campaign manager of the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Atebubu.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mona wins GCB Invitational Golf
Monday, October 20 2008
Mona Myles-Lamptey and David Nazareth became the proud winners of this year’s Ghana Commercial Bank Limited Invitational Golf Championship played at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region on Saturday.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
USAG starts scheme
Monday, October 20 2008
The University Students’ Association of Ghana (USAG) has established a scholarship scheme known as “Nnoboa Fund” with a target of 50,000 Ghana cedis to support needy and brilliant students in universities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah powers Breda to top
Monday, October 20 2008
Ghana striker Matthew Amoah snatched a late winner for NAC Breda as they beat defending champions PSV Eindhoven 2-1 on Saturday to go top of the Dutch league.
ACCRA :
Women group plans affordable housing project
Monday, October 20 2008
A group of 50 women in Azizyan, a village in the Greater Accra Region, has agreed to engage with the traditional authorities and government to give them a parcel of land to enable them to develop a long-term means of providing sustainable and affordable housing.
ACCRA :
Parties to pick positions tomorrow
Monday, October 20 2008
With seven presidential aspirants representing political parties and an independent aspirant now set for the December 7 presidential election, balloting will take place at the Electoral Commission tomorrow for positions on the ballot paper.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ahly to face Coton Sport
Monday, October 20 2008
Egyptian side Al Ahly will meet Cotonsport of Cameroon in the final of the 2008 African Champions League after beating Enyimba 1-0 in Cairo on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sfaxien join Etoile in Confed final
Monday, October 20 2008
Confederation Cup holders CS Sfaxien will play Tunisian rivals Etoile du Sahel in this year’s final of the competition, after beating Club Africain 2-0.
(GA MASHIE) AMA :
Mini stadium for people
Monday, October 20 2008
The people of Ga Mashie in the heart of the Accra metropolitan area  will soon have a mini stadium.
BOLGATANGA :
Zoomlion undertakes fumigation exercise
Monday, October 20 2008
The Bolgatanga branch of Zoomlion Ghana Limited in collaboration with the municipal Assembly has carried out a mass pesticide spraying within the Bolgatanga Municipality.
KMA :
ECG take note
Monday, October 20 2008
A client , Mr. Isaac Ampomah seeks to bring to the attention of the management of the Kumasi East Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to, as a matter of urgency, correct the anomaly at the entrance of their new office building at the Airport roundabout which has injured 14 people so far.



ACCRA :
"Bonjour Ghana"
Monday, October 20 2008
A New television magazine pro­gramme known as "Bonjour Ghana", which will be aired on the Children’s Channel of Ghana Televi­sion (GTV) every Saturday at 10 a.m., has been launched in Accra.
ACCRA :
Top up for Ghana Telecom university
Monday, October 20 2008
The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) will begin degree top-up programmes that will cover a period of two-and-a-half years.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
11 to appear in court
Monday, October 20 2008

The  Sunyani High Court, presided over by Mr Justice Godwin Gabor, will, on October 24, 2008, begin hearing the case in which 11 people have been linked to the murder of Mr Anthony Yeboah-Boateng, the former Administrator of the Goaso Government Hospital.
YENDI :
New polio virus detected
Monday, October 20 2008
GHANA’S quest to become a polio-free society has been hit by a setback following the detection of a wild polio virus in the Yendi District of the Northern Region.
(OSU) AMA:
Orphan development programmes in the offing
Monday, October 20 2008
A Danish non-governmental organisation, ‘Senior Hands to Africa and Asia’ (ShAA), in collaboration with Help Age Ghana, has initiated a scheme for 20 grandmothers to develop their competence in small-scale business ventures to cater for abandoned children.
NATIONAL :
Late finance minister best minister
Monday, October 20 2008
The late Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, has been adjudged the Best Finance Minister in Africa for 2008.
NKORANZA :
Army worms attack maize
Monday, October 20 2008
Mr. Mac Lawrence Ahiadu, Nkoranza District Director of Agricultural Services has appealed to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to provide his outfit with pesticides to fight army worms in the district.
ACCRA:
Record management creeps into civil service
Monday, October 20 2008
Head of the Civil Service, Mr Joe Issachar, has called for constant upgrading of knowledge and skills by the personnel of the Service in order to meet national and global demands.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
MOWAC assists prostitutes
Monday, October 20 2008
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC) is to assist prostitutes with alternative livelihoods.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA close in on ’check check’ operators
Monday, October 20 2008
The Director of the Department of Health, Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr. Simpson Anim Boateng, has put in place stringent measures to regulate the operations of fried rice food vendors, also called “Check Check” who sell near gutters, toilets and other filthy places in the metropolis.
(ODUMASE-KROBO) LOWER MANYA KROBO:
World Bank support illiteracy eradication
Monday, October 20 2008
The World Bank has provided GH¢ 17,000 to be used as motivation package for 85 facilitators or volunteer teachers who have, within 21 months, passed 2,361 learners under their watch in the Lower Manya Krobo District.
ZEBILLA:
DCE in call for disaster prevention
Monday, October 20 2008
The District Chief Executive for Bawku West, Mr. Desmond Bugbilla, has appealed to Ghanaians to complement government efforts in managing disasters.
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, October 20 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, October 20.
BOLGATANGA:
Bolgatanga Polytechnic admits new students
Monday, October 20 2008
The Rector of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic,  Prof Paul B Tanzubil, has blamed the low enrolment of students into the polytechnic on the poor standard of science and technology education at the non-tertiary level in schools in the region.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
GNAT issues communiqué on educational reforms
Monday, October 20 2008
The Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) at the weekend called on government to embark on regular in service training programmes for all categories of teachers.
TEMA:
GPHA blacklists group
Monday, October 20 2008
The Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) has allegedly blacklisted the Ghana Association of Stevedoring Companies (GASCO) and six stevedoring companies from being allocated stevedoring berthing at the Tema Port.
(KODIE) AFIGYA-KWABRE:
We deserve police cordination - DCE
Monday, October 20 2008
The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly with its capital at Kodie has no District Police Headquarters,  the District Chief Executive, Mr. Kwasi Karikari Achamfour, has said.
(KYEREYAASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Farming community gets new JHS block
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, Mr Thomas Ofori-Donkor has inaugurated a GH¢ 350,000 three-unit classroom block for Kyereyaase Junior High School (JHS), a small farming community near Nerebehi in Ashanti.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Remove taxes on imported printing materials
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Wilas Printing Press Limited in Kumasi, Mr Kwame Asare has underscored the need for government to institute a policy to remove taxes on imported printing materials into the country.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Chief urges politicians to avoid tribalism
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Okuapemhene, Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III has cautioned that Ghana had grown past the age of ethnic wars, therefore politics should not be based on ethnicity to fuel tension during this year’s electioneering campaign.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Prof Frimpong blames streetism on educational system
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Chairman of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng,  has expressed concern about the growing incidence of “streetism” blaming it on the country’s educational system.
NATIONAL :
Government releases 137 confiscated assets
Tuesday, October 21 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has de-confiscated the assets of 137 people.
(AFLAO) NDC:
NDC targets 99 percent of Volta Region votes
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Presidential Running-Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Mahama, launched “operation maximize the votes in the Volta Region,” targeting between 90 and 99 percent of the region’s votes for the Party in December.
TAMALE :
NYEP employs over 13,000 in Northern Region
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has so far employed over 13, 265 youths in the Northern Region through its various employment modules since it inception in 2006.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Cash prizes in Caf awards
Tuesday, October 21 2008
For the first time the Confederation of African football (CAF) will hand out cash prizes to the winners of the continental body’s annual awards.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana, Nigeria in CHAN decider
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Ghana and Nigeria would battle for a place at the African Nations Championship when both sides clash in the final round qualifying match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chief Executive inspects Stadium
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Sports Council (NSC) Prince Ernest Oduro-Mensah has inspected facilities at the Essipon Sports Stadium near Sekondi in the Western Region following the recent overcrowding at the venue during the Ghana/Lesotho World Cup qualifier.
(ACCRA) EC:
Rigging in December polls difficult - Afari-Gyan
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has advised political parties, as well as presidential and parliamentary candidates contesting this year’s general election, to discount the idea of rigging because there are adequate safeguards to protect the integrity of the polls.
(HO)POLITICS :
Candidate demands government pay his filing fees
Tuesday, October 21 2008
A prospective Independent Parliamentary Candidate for Ho-central on Friday created laughter at the Electoral Commission offices in Ho when after presenting his nomination papers demanded that government should pay the filing fees for him.
(KPONE) NDC:
Rawlings urged for protection of NDC victory
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has asked loyalists and faithful of the largest minority party of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to protect its electoral victory at the December 2008 polls.
NKORANZA :
Nkoranza benefits from Jubilee Kindergarten initiative
Tuesday, October 21 2008
A Golden Jubilee model kindergarten estimated at GH¢146,000 will be constructed at Nkoranza in Brong-Ahafo as part of government’s programme to expand the education sector.
ACCRA :
Hand washing day held.
Tuesday, October 21 2008
A total of 84,000 deaths were caused by diarrhea as recorded in the country since 2004, accounting for 25 per cent of deaths among children under age five.
AFIGYA KWABRE :
District needs police post
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly with its capital at Kodie has no district police headquarters, Mr. Kwasi Karikari Achamfour, the District Chief Executive, has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
NSC refute allegations
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The National Sports Council (NSC) has refuted allegations suggesting that the recent overcrowding at the Essipong Stadium, which nearly led to a stampede was due to over printing of match tickets and security lapses on the part of the Council.
ACCRA :
Who takes Esoro ho and Asee ho.
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Seven of the eight presidential candidates contesting the presidency in the December 7 polls will today ballot for positions on the presidential ballot paper.
TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
DCE vehicle vandalised
Tuesday, October 21 2008
A police officer and two supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) were on Sunday assaulted, after a rally organised by the Twifo- Hemang-Lower-Denkyira constituency branch of the NPP at Jukwa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede keen on Stars place
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Ghana midfielder Andre Dede Ayew is keen on regaining his place in the Black Stars after eight months out of the side.
AMA :
Policemen in danger
Tuesday, October 21 2008
High volumes of fumes and emissions from the exhaust pipes of vehicles in long traffic jams in the country pose a serious health hazard to policemen who direct traffic.
(KUMASI) KMA :
150,000 teachers schooled on HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, October 21 2008
More than 150,000 teachers have so far been trained and prepared by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (MOESS) to effectively teach HIV/AIDS prevention which have been integrated in the school curriculum.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Gambian officials for Ghana-Nigeria
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Gambian match officials for next month’s African Nation Championship (CHAN) final round first leg qualifier between Ghana’s Black Stars and the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
ACCRA :
Drama at EC
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The filing of nominations for the presidential election ended last Friday devoid of the tension that characterised the first day but there was plenty of drama, fun and humour.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tamaklo Memorial Golf tourney
Tuesday, October 21 2008
This year’s K. N. Tamaklo Memorial Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, November 1.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Company donates to NSC
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Shanghai Construction Group has donated a number of spare parts to the National Sports Council (NSC) for the maintenance of the Essipong Sports Stadium near Sekondi in the Western Region.
NATIONAL :
NPP first on the list
Tuesday, October 21 2008
At the balloting of positions at the EC, there were two rounds of balloting. The first round was to choose the order of picking the ballot to determine the order on the ballot paper.
ACCRA :
Committees set to eliminate child labour
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Deputy Minister of Manpower Development, Youth and Employment, Mrs Frema Osei-Opare has said government had inaugurated district child protection committees in 13 cocoa growing districts and 110 communities to plan activities to eliminate worst forms of child labour.
(ASUPONG) WEST AKIM :
8 Die In Accident At Asupong
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Eight people died on the spot and many others got injured at Asupong in the West Akim municipality on Sunday night in the accident, when they were traveling from Kade to Accra.
SHAMA:
Medical outreach programme in Shama residents
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Members of Western Region branch of Ghana Medical Association (GMA) have undertaken a medical outreach at Shama near Sekondi as part of its outreach programmes in the Region.
ACCRA:
Ghana makes progress in internal auditing
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Internal Auditors from Commonwealth countries are in Ghana to attend the 2nd Internal Audit Exchange programme under the Commonwealth Thematic Fellowship Programme.
ACCRA:
NPP constitutes expert panel
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Presidential candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has set up an Expert Panel, to liaise with the Ghana Stock Exchange, the financial services and other institutions representing the business community, and to monitor the emerging global financial challenges.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Farmer fined GH¢ 500 for sheep sheep theft
Tuesday, October 21 2008
William Anane, a farmer, who stole a pregnant sheep, has been sentenced to a fine of GH¢ 500 by the Kade District Magistrate’s Court.
NATIONAL:
Chief Justice charges magistrates
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, has charged magistrates to be guided by their professional ethics and live above reproach.
ACCRA:
Water Company blames shortage on obselete equipment
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Deputy Managing Director of the Ghana Water Company Limited, Mr. Kweku Botwe, has admitted that the company is aware of the water crisis in some areas in Accra and others across the country.
SUNYANI:
Traders given business management skills
Tuesday, October 21 2008
More than 50 women traders in the Sunyani Municipality have benefited from a business management training programme which is run annually by the Department of Women of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs aimed at sharpening their business and managerial skills to boost businesses in the area.
NATIONAL:
Farmers commend government
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The  Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition, a farmer based advocacy group has commended the government of the New Patriotic Party for initiating policies and programmes that have  helped stabilise farming activities and food production in the country.
(SUBIN) KUMASI:
Subin NPP calls for peace to prevail
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Subin constituency in Kumasi, Mr Isaac Osei, has called on all political groups and activists in the constituency to work conscientiously to ensure that peace prevailed before, during and after the December elections.
CAPE COAST:
Man held for setting house ablaze
Tuesday, October 21 2008
A 38-year old mason from Yamoransa who allegedly set his mother-in-law’s property ablaze, was on Tuesday granted GH¢ 20,000.00 bail by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Takoradi EC office not safe
Tuesday, October 21 2008
The Effia-Kwesiminstim and Takoradi Sub-Metropolitan Office of the Electoral Commission (EC) faces unnecessary disruptions and intrusion in its operations and this could affect the entire electoral process before, during and after the general election in December this year.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor addresses the Dutch Senate
Tuesday, October 21 2008
Ghanaians are resolved to live under the enlightened political system of constitutional democracy and to consign military interventions to history, President John Agyekum Kufuor, declared on Tuesday.
NATIONAL :
Security personnel directed not to count ballots
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Security personnel are neither to take part in the counting of ballot papers nor in the actual conduct of the December 7 general election, a brochure on security guidelines for the poll has directed.
ACCRA :
Solar power for rural dwellers
Wednesday, October 22 2008
About 90,000 dwellers in remote parts of Ghana are to enjoy solar power under a Global Partnership on Output Aid (GPOBA) programme that the World Bank is administering.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
NHIS registers 70% membership
Wednesday, October 22 2008
About 132,000 persons, have registered with the Kwaebibirem Mutual Health Insurance Scheme.
(KADE)KWAEBIBIREM:
Farmer in court
Wednesday, October 22 2008
A farmer, William Anane, who stole a pregnant sheep, has been sentenced to a fine of GH¢500 by the Kade District Magistrate’s Court.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Air Traffic Controllers commended
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Director of the Air Traffic Services at the Kotoka International Airport, Mr Adjei-Darko, has commended Air Traffic Controllers for doing an excellent job during the year.
(PANKRONO) KMA:
Three vehicles involved in motor accident
Wednesday, October 22 2008
About 37 people escaped unhurt when three vehicles on which they were travelling bumped into each other at Pankrono near Kumasi on the Kumasi-Tamale high way at about 11 am on Monday.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
GNAT expresses worry over school lands
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has expressed worry about the spate of encroachment on school lands in the Upper East Region.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Staff of ISD honoured
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Ministry of Information and National Orientation have rewarded 20 staff of the Information Services Department for their outstanding performance and contribution towards the growth of the ministry.
(AKYEM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Timber contractor fined GH¢1000
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court, last Friday convicted Joey Akoto, a timber contractor, to a fine of GH¢1,000 for illegal felling of trees in the Akyem Oda Forest Reserve.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah hopes for Premiership move
Wednesday, October 22 2008
NAC Breda striker Matthew Amoah is hopeful that his current form can help him seal a move to the Premier League with Everton or Middlesbrough in the January transfer window.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
No cause for alarm
Wednesday, October 22 2008
There would be heightened tension within FIFA’s Zurich headquarters tomorrow as the continent readies to hear the placements of the five groups of four teams that will constitute the final round of African Zone qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and CAF Nations Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien nominated for FIFPro award
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is among the 55 players nominated for the FIFPro World XI Players Awards.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Dorothy wins Goil Championship
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Dorothy Oboubi of A.M.E Zion Girls Senior High School, Winneba in the Central Region emerged winner of the Ghana Oil Limited (GOIL) Homowo National Cadet Open Championships held at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium at Accra at the week-end.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
200 golfers for Accra Open
Wednesday, October 22 2008
This year’s Accra Open Golf Championship would see a keen competition when golfers from the West African sub-region converge at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, October 25, to begin a battle for the ultimate trophy.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Reformers impress at African Championship
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Defending women’s champions Heartlands of Nigeria had a rude shock on match day 4 when Reformers of Ghana executed a perfect strategy to beat them 1-0.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inactive Stars Worry Milovan
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Milovan Rajevac has admitted to being worried about the inactivity of some of Ghana’s top players at club level but says the nation must help them negotiate the difficult times.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Cameroon handed tough test
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The draw for the third round of qualifying in the African Zone for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa was made on Wednesday and reveals who takes on who in the five groups of four.
TEMA :
Minister suspends project
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Prof. Christopher Ameyaw Ekumfi, Minister of Ports and Harbour, has ordered the indefinite suspension of the planned extension of concession granted to the Meridian Port Services (MPS), a consortium of shipping companies.
ACCRA :
Former heads of state to get assets
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Four former Heads of State — Dr Kwame Nkrumah, General A.A. Afrifa, General I.K. Acheampong and General F.W.K. Akuffo — are among a list of 137 individuals who are beneficiaries of the government’s assets deconfiscation policy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo nets on Zamalek return
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Black Stars striker Manuel Junior Agogo marked his return to the Zamalek with a goal in a 4-1 away win over ENPPI in the Egyptian League on Tuesday.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Accident disrupts train
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Some members of the “Peace Train” of the United Ghanaian Artistes for Peace (UGAP) last Sunday sustained various degrees of injury when the InterCity/STC Coaches Limited bus on which they were travelling to attend a thanksgiving service bumped into a speed ramp at Winneba Junction.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
1.1 million jobs created
Wednesday, October 22 2008
More than 140,000 hectares of forest has been established under the various plantation projects since 2001 to restore the country’s lost vegetation.
(DUAKWA) AGONA WEST:
Please pay our bonuses- farmers
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Cocoa farmers at Duakwa and surrounding villages near Agona Swedru, have appealed to the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to ensure that moneys released to the Licensed Cocoa Buying Companies in respect of bonuses reached them.
ACCRA :
Worlds Standards day today
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Building designers, architects, engineers and other relevant authorities in the construction industry have been urged to develop and construct buildings that were safe and sustainable, spacious and energy efficient.
BIRIM NORTH :
Communities appeal to assembly
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Communities in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region, appealed to the assembly to reshape the bad portion of the major road from Ayiribe to New Abirem.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Natural disasters cause of power cuts
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Mr Henry Richardson, the Birim Central Municipal Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has explained that the main causes of power outages in the municipality is due to natural hazards and not deliberate.
SUHUM KRANOA COALTAR:
Roads must be redesigned
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Ten farming and fishing communities linked to a common feeder road in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District of the Eastern Region, have appealed to government to redesign the road.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Firewoman weeped
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Winneba Magistrate Court has jailed a 28-  year old Draughtsman from Winneba 12 months for assaulting a public officer.
    
ACCRA:
Government must support transport system
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Federation of Transport Union (FTU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has appealed to government to give financial support to transport operators.
NATIONAL:
Police prosecutors given 14-day ultimatum
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Police prosecutors across the country have been given a 14-day ultimatum to renew the expired warrants of remand prisoners or face disciplinary action.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo starts work on opponents
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has plunged into a deep research of Mali, Benin and Sudan to enable him map out the right strategies to outwit their Group 4 opponents to qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
US Agency to check drug menace
Wednesday, October 22 2008
It has become necessary for the United States Drugs Enforcement Agency (DEA) to establish offices in Ghana, Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, told Parliament on Wednesday.
SUNYANI:
Election Task Force interacts with journalists
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Electoral Commission has assured that voters whose identification cards are defaced or lost but have their particulars in the voters’ register will be allowed to exercise their franchise on December 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Draw good for Ghana - Abedi
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Ghana legend Abedi Ayew Pele claims Ghana has been handed a good draw in their quest to reach the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
Ghana will welcome foreign observers – VEEP
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Vice President Aliu Mahama has expressed the readiness of government to welcome any foreign observer, who wants to police the December 7, Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
(ABOABO) DORMAA:
Catholic Bishop calls for responsible parentage
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Catholic Bishop of Sunyani Diocese, Most Reverend Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, has appealed to  parents to bring their children up in a manner that would make them become responsible and acceptable in society.
(NKRANNKWANTA) DORMAA:
Citizens donate learning materials to school
Wednesday, October 22 2008
An Italy-based citizen of Nkrankwanta, Mr Stephen Ameyaw,
has presented education materials to 252 basic school pupils
at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa municipality.
ACCRA:
Blackmail lands officer in jail
Wednesday, October 22 2008
A marketing officer who sent text messages and e-mails threatening a woman with death after demanding GH¢ 5,000 from her has been sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by a Circuit Court in Accra.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Gold Fields supports Farmers Day
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited has donated a 21-inch television set worth 250 Ghana cedis to Tarkwa- Nsuaem Municipal Assembly as its contribution towards the Municipality’s Farmers’ Day celebration.
HO:
Assailant identified at a parade
Wednesday, October 22 2008
A 25 year old driver, Isaac Kwami Gbeve, alleged to be a notorious “night mugger” in Ho was identified by two of his alleged victims among 10 people paraded by the police at an identification parade in Ho on Wednesday.
KPANDO:
Child labour now organised crime - Research
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Research conducted by the African Centre for Human Development, a non-governmental organization, has identified 13 communities to be areas where child trafficking businesses thrive.
ACCRA:
CHRAJ deploys 400 election observers
Wednesday, October 22 2008
The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has deployed 400 personnel to observe the December general elections to enable it to get first hand information on fairness and also help maintain the credibility of the polls.
HO:
Assemblies to collaborate with Civil Society
Wednesday, October 22 2008
District Assemblies have been urged to ensure that Civil Society Organizations within their jurisdiction were helping to promote the Assemblies’ governance mandate.
(TEMA) TMA :
Ministry procures graders for District Assemblies
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has acquired 42 motor graders valued at 10 million Ghana cedis to be distributed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies through out the country.
ACCRA :
Sprayer jailed for possessing hemp
Thursday, October 23 2008
An apprentice sprayer, Mohammed Adam Awal, who was caught with 14 grammes of dried leaves and six cell phones during the New Patriotic Party Congress in Legon last year has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Circuit Court in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA:
HIV/AIDS focal persons attend conference in Kumasi
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Osei-Assibey Antwi has called for hard work and concerted efforts from all and sundry to ensure significant achievements were made in the fight against theHIV/AIDS pandemic in the country.
(ASSIN WURAKESE) ASSIN NORTH:
Two NGOs build classrooms in Assin North
Thursday, October 23 2008
Two non-governmental organisations, PM International based in Germany and World Vision, Ghana, have jointly built three classroom blocks to be used as kindergartens for three communities in the Assin-North municipality.
ACCRA :
Scientist called for collaborative forest research
Thursday, October 23 2008
A Research Scientist at the Forest Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG), Mr Francis Wilson Owusu has stressed the need for industries to collaborate with the institute to research into the utilization of lesser-used timber species to address the needs of the society.
    
(GOMOA AFRANSI) GOMOA EAST :
Leaders urged to invest in HIV/AIDS
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Gomoa West District Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Person, Mr Eric Akobeng has appealed to African leaders to invest in production of HIV/AIDS vaccines.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Regional Peace Advisory Council urged to display neutrality
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister,  Mr Ofosu Asamoah has urged members of the Regional Peace Advisory Council to display neutrality and a sense of patriotism in resolving conflicts so as to avert turbulent conditions in the run-up to the December general elections.
NATIONAL :
Invest in Ghana- Kufuor
Thursday, October 23 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged Dutch businesses to look more to Ghana as preferred choice of investment destination and enter into mutually rewarding partnerships with their Ghanaian counterparts.
BAWKU :
Developers encroah on school lands
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has expressed worry about the spate of encroachment on school lands in the region.
NKORANZA :
New regional house of chief
Thursday, October 23 2008
Osahene Kwaku Aterkyi II, Omanhene of Kukuom Traditional Area, has been elected as the new President of the Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs to serve for four years.
(AGOGOSO) ATWIMA -MPONUA :
300 homeless
Thursday, October 23 2008
A severe rainstorm that hit Agogoso, a farming community near Nyinahin on Thursday, has rendered about 300 people homeless with six of them sustaining various degrees of injuries.
(SEPAASE) ATWIMA -NWABIAGYA :
Maternity home supported
Thursday, October 23 2008
Fabi Timber Limited, manufactures and exporters of quality wood products, has donated a assorted medical items worth several thousands of Ghana cedis to the “God is Able Maternity Home” at Sepaase in the Atwima Nwabiagya District.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, October 23 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, October 23, 2008.
HO :
Volta chiefs attend workshop
Thursday, October 23 2008
Mr Simon Adoboe, National Programme Officer of the Tuberculosis (TB) Control programme has called for sustained methods in the management of the disease as was being done in the case of HIV/AIDS.
ACCRA :
Journalists are not pawns
Thursday, October 23 2008
Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh, General Manager, Graphic Communication Group Limited has asked asked the media to be cautious in stories put out by politicians in order not to be seen as pawns in the hands of any political party.
ACCRA :
4000 plus cannot be posted
Thursday, October 23 2008
A total of 4,075 policemen recruited between January 2007 and October 2008 cannot be posted to where their services are most needed because of lack of accommodation.
ACCRA :
New authority for "power".
Thursday, October 23 2008
A new entity, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO), has been formed to replace the transmission department of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Energy Minister, Felix Owusu-Adjapong, announced in Accra.
(TETTEH QUARSHIE/MALLAM) :
MiDA allocates 101 million dollars
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) which is managing the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) has allocated $101million for the reconstruction of the Tetteh Quarshie – Mallam road in Accra.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Breast cancer screening for women in Accra
Thursday, October 23 2008
Five women were detected with breast disorders during a free cancer screening exercise at the Ga Mantse’s Palace in  Accra .
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Revenue agencies to be automated
Thursday, October 23 2008
The government plans to automate the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Service, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Registrar General’s Department, Immigration Service and other state revenue creating agencies.
ACCRA :
The nation needs 50 universities
Thursday, October 23 2008
Ghana needs at least 50 universities, with each of them admitting an average of 20,000 students if the country wants to address the problem of access to university education by all Ghanaians, the president of the Central University College (CUC), Prof. V.P.Y. Gadzekpo has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts claim Annas is a Phobian
Thursday, October 23 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak say they have agreed a deal to sign Sekondi Hasaacas striker Daniel Annas in the latest drive to make the Phobians thick.
(SPORTS- HANDBALL) LOCAL:
Ghana to host Handball championship
Thursday, October 23 2008
Ghana has been selected to host the next edition of the Veterans African Handball Tournament next year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
McLeish wants Quincy stay
Thursday, October 23 2008
Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish is keen to extend Quincy Owusu-Abeyie’s loan until the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"We won’t undervalue our opponents"
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, (GFA) Mr Fred Pappoe says the Black Stars would not undervalue any of their three opponents drawn in Group D of the final phase of the joint FIFA World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amokachi warns Black Stars
Thursday, October 23 2008
Nigeria assistant coach Daniel Amokachi says underrating their opponents in the next phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers could spell doom for the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts will sign Afful
Thursday, October 23 2008
Harrison Afful is keen on playing for Accra Hearts of Oak according to the Phobians who have now officially requested for his transfer from Gomoa Feyernood.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
El-Wak pitch closes down
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces Training School in collaboration with the National Sports Council (NSC) has temporarily suspended the use of the soccer pitch at the El-Wak Sports Stadium, in Accra.
(SEFWI-CHIRANO) SEFWI WIASO:
Mining: 80 million dollars to be injected
Thursday, October 23 2008
Chirano Gold Mine, a Canadian mining firm in the Western Region, is to invest over 80 million dollars this year in Ghana to undertake underground mining and expansion of its processing plant capacity.
(KONGO) BOLGATANGA:
Headmaster dies in road accident
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Acting Headmaster of Kongo Senior High School near Bolgatanga, Mr Clement Ayinbire Adazabre, was yesterday killed in a motor bike accident, while riding with a colleague.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Ensure financial transparency in schools - DCE
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Nkoranza South District Director of Education, Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, has urged heads of basic school to ensure transparency in the financial management of their institutions, especially in the utilization of the capitation grants.
ACCRA:
Tsatsu’s dismissal, reasons on Friday
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Supreme Court will on Friday give reasons why it dismissed an application for certiorari brought before it by Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).
(ACCRA) AMA:
Basic hygiene education for butchers
Thursday, October 23 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) in collaboration with the Public Health Department of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has put in place stringent measures to ensure proper hygiene and sanitation at all the markets in Accra.
KUMASI:
Rousing welcome for Prof Mills
Thursday, October 23 2008
Prof John Atta Mills, presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), was on Wednesday given a rousing welcome by supporters of the party in Kumasi when he visited the metropolis to interact with party faithful.
(SUBIN) KUMASI:
Parliamentary aspirant renovates chief’s palace
Thursday, October 23 2008
The NPP parliamentary candidate for the Subin constituency, Mr. Isaac Osei, has renovated the palace of the Sarkin Zongo (the Zongo Chief).
ACCRA:
Political parties endorse peaceful elections
Thursday, October 23 2008
Representatives of seven political parties on Thursday pledged their commitment to peaceful free, fair and transparent elections in December.
NATIONAL:
’Machomen’ won’t be tolerated December 7
Thursday, October 23 2008
The national security authorities say the presence of “machomen”
as polling agents will not be tolerated during the presidential
and parliamentary elections on December 7.
NATIONAL:
Ghana, Germany sign defence deal
Thursday, October 23 2008
Ghana’s Ministry of Defence and Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to extend for four years Germany’s equipment and training programme for the country.
BOLGATANGA:
Hospital launches sanitation programme
Friday, October 24 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Alhassan Samari, hascalled for a practical and achievable approach to the country’s sanitation problems to fully check and prevent the occurrence of controllable diseases in the country.
CAPE COAST:
Assemblyman, others in court
Friday, October 24 2008
The assemblyman for Assin Brofoyedur, Bismark Boateng, 42, who allegedly assisted a head of family in the town to destroy farms belonging to his relative was on Thursday arraigned at a circuit court in Cape Coast.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Women appeal for Peace
Friday, October 24 2008
Women have appealed to the leadership of political parties to educate their supporters on the need to observe peace and tranquillity before, during and after the December polls.
TAMALE :
Metro Mass Transit dismisses 400 of its staff
Friday, October 24 2008
The Management of the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) has since September last year dismissed over 400 of its staff, especially the bus conductors, for various offences, especially theft.
(TEMA) TMA:
Metropolitan Security Task Force inaugurated
Friday, October 24 2008
Following the upcoming general elections in December, a  34-member Electoral Security Task Force has been inaugurated in Tema to ensure peace and security in the metropolis during and after the elections.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Man senteced for threatening to kill
Friday, October 24 2008
A circuit court at Goaso has sentenced Richard Fiadbo, an ex-convict, to one year imprisonment for threatening to kill his brother.
NATIONAL:
Road portfolio expands to 68,000 kilometres
Friday, October 24 2008
The national road network portfolio has increased from 37,321 kilometres in 2000, to 68,114 kilometres in 2007, while the percentage of good roads has been expanded from 29 per cent in 2000, to 39 per cent in 2006.
(ACCRA) COURT:
New prosecutor takes over Goodies’ case
Friday, October 24 2008
A new prosecutor from the Attorney-General’s Department has taken over the case of Isaac Abeiku Aidoo, aka Goodies, a popular music producer who is being held for drug related offences.
(KUMASI)KMA :
NGO donates to pupils
Friday, October 24 2008
A non- governmental organisation in Kumasi, Shekeena Needy Trust, in collaboration with Ghana AIDS Commission under the M-sharp programme (a multi-sector AIDS programme) have donated education materials valued at 1, 500 Ghana cedis to orphane and needy pupils in some schools in Kumasi.
(TEMA)TMA:
Contract with Meridian Port Services still holds - Ministry
Friday, October 24 2008
The Ministry of Harbours and Railways has denied media reports that it has suspended the contract between the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority and Meridian Port Services (MPS) to shorehandle containers in Tema Port.
ACCRA:
Kosmos Energy supports GJA
Friday, October 24 2008
Kosmos Energy, one of the companies involved in the exploration of Ghana’s oil resources, presented a cheque for GH¢2,500 to the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) in support of the 13th GJA Awards Night scheduled for October 24.
NATIONAL:
Queen lauds Ghana
Friday, October 24 2008
The Dutch Monarch, Queen Beatrix, has given thumbs-up to Ghana for the impressive level of development within the last eight years and pledged her country’s commitment to stand by it as a dependable ally to help her to continue on its path of progress.
(WA) CPP :
CPP launches campaign in Wa Central
Friday, October 24 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has launched its campaign in the Wa Central Constituency with the aim to wrestle the seat from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) this time round.
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Another violent attack
Friday, October 24 2008
Two days of violent clashes among traders at the Agbogbloshie market has left scores of people injured.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan wants more away victories
Friday, October 24 2008
Milovan Rajevac says Ghana’s away form will be key when the next phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers begin in March 2009.
ACCRA :
GJA awards list out
Friday, October 24 2008
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has announced the names of persons nominated to receive awards at its 13th Awards ceremony at the Banquet Hall, State House, tomorrow.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) AFRICA:
Sharkia look good for Gold
Friday, October 24 2008
Defending champions Sharkia of Egypt set the stage for another title quest with a closely fought 3-2 win over Golden Sticks of Ghana on match day 5.
(KOTOKA) AMA :
Cocaine found at Kotoka
Friday, October 24 2008
The security agencies at the Aviance cargo handling yard at the Kotoka International Airport last night intercepted 53 cartons containing substances believed to be cocaine.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Show us respect
Friday, October 24 2008
Benin’s main man Razak Omotoyossi has told the Black Stars the Squirrels want World Cup qualification as much as Ghana does and will battle tooth and nail for it.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GAABA outdoors new ring
Friday, October 24 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) will outdoor a new state-of-the-art boxing ring on Saturday, October 25 at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah cautious over opponents
Friday, October 24 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is not going over the top about a seemingly favourable draw insisting the Black Stars must work harder to qualify for their second successive World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Peace Exhibition match re-scheduled
Friday, October 24 2008
Authentic Sports Networx, organizers of the Peace Exhibition match has re-scheduled the event for Saturday, October 25 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.
ACCRA :
Ghana congratulates UN
Friday, October 24 2008
Ghana has congratulated the United Nations (UN) for its immense contribution towards peace-building and conflict resolution on the occasion of its 63rd Day celebration.
AMA :
Abide by code of conduct
Friday, October 24 2008
Political parties, have been urged to respect the Public Order Act and the Code of Conduct for Political Parties to which they have all ratified.
   
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Odotei leaves Hearts finally
Friday, October 24 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak are in the market for a new chief executive after acting boss Vincent Odotei resigned his position following weeks of agitation by board members and fans of the club.
HO :
Defence minister calls on regional minister
Friday, October 24 2008
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence, has implored security agencies to exude total impartiality in their duties during the coming elections in order to give credence to the results.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gargo leaves Ashgold
Friday, October 24 2008
Mohammed Gargo’s time with Ashanti Gold is over at least for now after the club’s new bosses revealed they don’t feel he is qualified enough to handle the team.
HO :
Medical centre upgraded
Friday, October 24 2008
The 66th Artillery Regiment in Ho has commissioned the first phase of refurbishment and up-grading of its Medical Reception Station (MRS).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nigeria gives up under-17 event
Friday, October 24 2008
The BBC has learned that Nigeria’s Football Federation (NFF) has told Fifa it wants to pull out of hosting the Under-17 World Cup in 2009.
ACCRA :
Implement four year plan to win floaters
Friday, October 24 2008
The Network of Associations of Registered NGOs in Ghana have declared to political parties that their manifestos are not enough to win floating voters in the country in the upcoming elections.
HO :
Open day for young people
Friday, October 24 2008
Puberty, intimacy, relationships -- young people face a slew of new challenges and difficult decisions. In an effort to support youth through the difficult transition to adulthood, the Lady Volta Resource Centre in Ho is organising its third Open Day for young people.
HO :
Haven for Reproductive , Sexual Health- LADY VOLTA
Friday, October 24 2008
In response to Village Exchange Ghana research indicating the critical need for improved RSH programs in Ho Municipality, the Lady Volta Resource Centre (LVRC) was launched in October, 2006.
ACCRA :
40 million received
Friday, October 24 2008
Two public hearings by the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) on December 16, 2007 and May 13, this year, have resulted in the recovery of GH¢40 million (400 billion old cedis) from public officials to the state.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
The "skirt and blouse "voting
Friday, October 24 2008
Some supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), in the Suhum constituency have threatened to vote “skirt and blouse” in this year’s general election.    
  
TAMALE :
Mosque for hospital
Friday, October 24 2008
Alhaji Yakubu Ayana, a Tamale businessman and a philanthropist, has built a mosque valued over GH¢1,500 for the Tamale Central Hospital.
SHAMA :
Seven doctors save one woman
Friday, October 24 2008
Seven Doctors from some health facilities in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis rescued a single mother of four from imminent death at Shama .
NATIONAL :
Petroleum school in the offing
Friday, October 24 2008
Mr Felix Owusu-Adjapong, Minister of Energy, has identified unskilled labour and the absence of a credible certification for assessing existing manpower as major challenges to Ghana’s emerging petroleum industry.
(TWIFO WAMASO)TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
New queen for community
Friday, October 24 2008
The Twifo Wamaso community has outdoored and installed a new queen, Nana Efua Badua IV, at a colourful ceremony witnessed by the whole town and its environs.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Achimota forest not for sale
Friday, October 24 2008
Government has dismissed allegations that it intends to sell the Achimota forest for commercial purposes.
TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
DCE cautions community
Friday, October 24 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira, Mr Yaw Agyeibi-Kessie has said, urged the people in the area to refrain from acts that would derail the focus of the assembly’s developmental programme.
(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU JUABEN:
Chief condemns insults in Ghanaian Politics
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Chief of Essienimpong in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality, Nana Kwaku Bio, has expressed concern about the rate at which some of the presidential candidates and their supporters use derogatory speeches and insults in their campaign messages.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA NORTH:
Dromankese celebrates yam festival
Saturday, October 25 2008
Nkoranza North District Chief Executive,  Hon. Grace Obeng-Donkor, has urged the youth in the area to exercise tolerance during the electioneering campaign.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Concern raised over falling academic standards
Saturday, October 25 2008
Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Mr Kwadwo Osei Owusu, has urged Circuit Supervisors of Education to intensify supervision of schools to improve academic standards in the district.
ACCRA:
Registrar to notify Tsikata
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Registrar of the Supreme Court is to notify Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, of the court’s reasons for dismissing his certiorari application.
(BONSASO)AMANSIE WEST :
Global Hand Washing Day launched
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Millennium Villages Project at Bonsaso in the Amansie West District, in collaboration with community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), has launched Global Hand Washing Day at Manso Dawusaso/Gyegyetreso near Manso-Keniago.
(WA) NDC:
WA NDC congratulated
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Wa Central constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress took credit for the peaceful political campaigning that is going on in the Wa Municipality.
OBUASI:
MEOC bans use of classrooms for church activities
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Obuasi Municipal Education Oversight Committee (MEOC) has directed all churches and other religious groups using classrooms for worship and other activities to put a stop to the practice by December 31.
NADOWLI:
MOFA secures higher prices for cashew farmers
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is organising groups to enter into selling and buying arrangement with cashew processors with the aim of securing higher prices for cashew farmers.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Couple arrested for syndicate robbery
Saturday, October 25 2008
A taxi driver and his fiancée believed to have taken part in some robberies and who normally operated at Ohwim in Kumasi have been nabbed by the Ashanti Regional Police Command.
(AWUKUGUA) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Council orders suspension of festival
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Eastern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has ordered the suspension of this year’s annual Odwira celebrations by the Chiefs and people of Awukugua for the sake of peace in the town.
(KUMASI)KMA:
Industrialist advocates salt iodization programme
Saturday, October 25 2008
Managing Director of Hakama Company Limited, producers of Hawa and Amina Iodated Salt, Mr. Yaw Acheampong Kankam, has appealed to Ghanaians to support the company as it planned to embark on a national salt iodization programme.
ACCRA:
Ministry denies sale of Achimota Forest
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines on Friday denied reports that it had been directed by the Office of the President to fast track the sale of the Achimota Forest to an entrepreneur for the construction of a shopping mall.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA NORTH:
Chief commends teachers for good BECE result
Saturday, October 25 2008
Chief of Dromankese in the Nkoranza North District, Nana Oduro Poku III, commended teachers of the Seventh Day Adventist Junior High School for their hard work that enabled the school to score 100 per cent pass in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE).
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Married couple jailed for stealing goat
Saturday, October 25 2008
A circuit court at Dormaa sentenced Gordon Yeboah and his wife Comfort Adwoa to 18 months and 36 months imprisonment respectively for stealing a goat.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Chief appeals for more fertilizer coupons
Saturday, October 25 2008
Chief of Bonte in the Nkoranza North District, Nana Krobea Asante Sarpong, has appealed to the government to allocate more fertilizer coupons to maize farmers in Nkoranza as the town is the leading producer of maize in the country in order to meet the high demand of such coupons by farmers in the district.
ACCRA:
MOFA thanks sponsors of World Food Day
Saturday, October 25 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has expressed gratitude to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the 2007 National Best Farmer, Alhaji Abdul Akate for their support during the celebration of the World Food Day.
KUMASI:
Spiritual education encouraged
Sunday, October 26 2008
An Educationist, Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, has stressed the need to combine effectively spiritual education and academic endeavours to help raise a generation of youth who were God-fearing, disciplined and patriotic to the country’s socio-economic development.
ACCRA:
GJA ‘sits’ on Best Journalist Award
Sunday, October 26 2008
The Ghana Journalists Association on Saturday night withheld its prestigious Journalist of the Year Award prize because none of the submitted works for the competitive honour deserved it.
(ODOBEN) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Pursue truth, Clergyman tells Ghanaians
Sunday, October 26 2008
A clergyman has called on Ghanaians to pursue truth to help move the country’s development process forward.
NATIONAL:
EC to print ballot papers locally
Sunday, October 26 2008
Ballot papers to be used for this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections will be printed locally by a classified security printer.
(OKADJAKROM) JASIKAN:
Osabarima in call for violence-free elections
Sunday, October 26 2008
The Chief of Okadjakrom, Osabarima Antwi Agyei V, has appealed to politicians to avoid campaign of insults, acrimony, ethnocentrism and violence to preserve Ghana’s peace, unity and stability.
(TAFO) KMA:
Police Divisional Headquarters takes shape
Sunday, October 26 2008
The Police District and Divisional Headquarters project, being executed in the Kumasi Metropolis is progressing steadily.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Police raid criminal hide-outs
Sunday, October 26 2008

The Legon District Police Command at the weekend arrested 10 suspected criminals in possession of pump-action guns and other lethal weapons.
   

(DALUNG) TAMA:
Farmers demand improved support from government
Sunday, October 26 2008
The Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC), a nationwide farmers’ advocacy group, says it will continue to demand from government an enhanced support for all hardworking farmers to enable them to increase productivity and reduce poverty.
ACCRA:
National security high on the agenda - VEEP
Sunday, October 26 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has urged the media to consider national stability and unity first in the course of their work.
BOLGATANGA:
Women’s role emphasised ahead of elections
Sunday, October 26 2008

Women have been urged to help promote peace before, during and after the December general elections.
    

ACCRA:
Nana promises more jobs
Sunday, October 26 2008
The presidential candidate of the NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo, has promised a significant increase in jobs to curb Ghana’s unemployment rate when elected to form the next government.
ACCRA:
Exporters asked to pay attention to quality
Sunday, October 26 2008
Mr Kensaku Shikama, Trade Commissioner, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), has asked Ghanaian entrepreneurs seeking to export to the Japanese market to pay attention to safety and quality concerns.
(OBUASI) PNC:
Dr Mahama accuses NPP and NDC
Monday, October 27 2008
Presidential Candidate of People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Nasigrie Mahama, begun a five-day campaign tour of Ashanti Region towards Election 2008.
(GOMOA AFANSI) GOMOA EAST:
Taskforce to check illegal sand winning
Monday, October 27 2008
The Gomoa East District Assembly has formed a taskforce to check illegal sand winning in the area to avoid land degradation the District Chief Executive(DCE),  Mr M.C. Jewell Joseph Annan has said.
(SOMANYA) NPP:
NPP to establish industrial plant for processing mango
Monday, October 27 2008
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party [NPP], Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,  promised the people of Krobo area in the Eastern Region, that the NPP would establish an industrial plant for mango processing, if elected as President of Ghana.
(SUHUM) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Women urged to vote massively
Monday, October 27 2008
An idependent parliamentary candidate for Suhum Constituency, Madam Matilda Garbrah has urged women to take advantage of this year’s elections which will  fall on Sunday and vote massively.
(SUHUM) NPP:
Akufo Addo appeals to NPP supporters
Monday, October 27 2008
The flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, began his campaign tour of the Eastern Region on Friday with a call on members and supporters of the party to conduct their campaign activities devoid of violence and tension in the run up to the December elections.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Parents advised to guide wards use leisure judiciously
Monday, October 27 2008
The Proprietress of Bethel Vocational Academy (BVA) in Akim Oda, Mrs. Vida Boakye has advised parents to help wards use leisure hours profitably.
(NKWANTA) NDC:
NDC will implement manifesto – Mahama
Monday, October 27 2008
Vice Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. John Dramani Mahama, said every aspect of the party’s manifesto would be implemented to give relief to Ghanaians.
(LEKLEBI) HOHOE :
Leklebi-Lavie institutionalize bi-annual festival
Monday, October 27 2008
The Chiefs and people of Leklebi and their kinsmen from Lavie in the Republic of Togo have re-invented their ancestral common bond by institutionalizing the bi-annual Agbonutoza festival to become the wheel around which development would churn.
(ACCRA) PNC:
PNC is compromise party for peaceful election-Amegashie
Monday, October 27 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC) urged Ghanaians to vote for peace, humane policies and a selfless and dedicated leader with the ability to unite and transform the economy for accelerated growth.
(ASESEESO) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Chief advocates setting up of Upper House
Monday, October 27 2008
The Chief of Aseseeso in the Eastern Region, Okatakyie Kusi Amoyaw has advocated the establishment of an Upper House of Parliament, which should comprise chiefs and eminent citizens of the country.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Police urge media to help identify sources of conflict
Monday, October 27 2008
The Goaso Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Fred Asare has appealed to media practitioners to help to identify sources of conflicts and offer suggestions for their prevention and solution.
WA :
Government urged to eradicate poverty in Upper West
Monday, October 27 2008
Students in the Wa Municipality have appealed to the Government to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger among the people in the Upper West Region.
ASHAIMAN :
Make sign language education universal
Monday, October 27 2008
The Headmaster of the State School for the Deaf at Adjei Kojo near Ashaiman, Michael Cudjoe has advocated the inclusion of sign language course in the curriculum of Tertiary Institutions to promote the use of the language and enhance the integration of the deaf in every aspect of society. 
SUNYANI :
Orphanage appeals for assistance
Monday, October 27 2008
The General Director of Mums Love Rural Orphanage Foundation at Duayaw-Nkwanta in Brong-Ahafo Region, Mr Adams Imoro has appealed to the general public to assist it in the proper upbringing and development of the children.
ACCRA :
EC to mount electronic boards
Monday, October 27 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) will mount electronic scoreboards in all the 10 regional capitals to show the presidential and parliamentary results of the December 7 election.
ACCRA :
2.9 million children to benefit from Baah Wiredu
Monday, October 27 2008
A total of 2,990,773 pupils in public basic schools throughout the country are to benefit from the  “Computer for Every Child” project introduced by the late Finance Minister, Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(NYANKPALA) TOLON KUMBUNGU :
Courts to be rehabilitated and computerizated
Monday, October 27 2008
As part of measures to facilitate the proper acquisition of land for purposes of agricultural development under the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) an amount of 957 dollars has been released to the Judicial Service for the computerization and rehabilitation of 10 circuit courts in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko sweep league awards
Monday, October 27 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko were the outstanding winners at the 2007/08 Ghanaian Premier League awards night in Accra taking every category they were nominated for.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana not keen on U-17 WC
Monday, October 27 2008
Ghanaian authorities are not keen on hosting the Under-17 World Cup in 2009 unless it receives some financial boost from FIFA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien due for early return
Monday, October 27 2008
Injured Ghanaian midfield star Michael Essien could be back playing football one month earlier than expected according to Chelsea boss Felipe Scolari.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah out again!
Monday, October 27 2008
French club Lyon have confirmed that their Ghanaian defender John Mensah will spend one month on the sidelines after picking up a groin injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty lift Top 4 trophy
Monday, October 27 2008
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 1-0 to lift the Top 4 tournament trophy in the final match played in Kumasi on Sunday.
(KYEBI) EAST AKYEM :
Some foreign missions tour project sites
Monday, October 27 2008
Some foreign missions (Diplomatic Corps) in Ghana have toured some project sites of the Okyeman Environment Foundation (OEF),under the tutelage of the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah can’t play for Juve
Monday, October 27 2008
Ghanaian midfield general Stephen Appiah will not be moving to Juventus any time soon, unless the Bianconeri get rid of a non-EU classified player.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
ommittee to select CEO for Hearts
Monday, October 27 2008
The Board of Directors of Accra Hearts of Oak has set up a three member committee to interview interested applicants for the position of the Chief Executive Officer of the Club.
(STATE HOUSE) AMA :
At the 13th GJA awards
Monday, October 27 2008
The Chief  Mrs Justice Georgina Wood has urged the media to pursue the path of peace and make the country a worthy member of the comity of nations.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GAABA gets ring
Monday, October 27 2008
United Kingdom-based boxing club, Haringey Police and Community Boxing Club has officially handed over a state-of-the-art boxing ring to the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA).
ACCRA :
President receives another award
Monday, October 27 2008
President John Kufuor will this evening receive the prestigious 2008 Chatham House Prize in London. The other nominees are Aga Khan, Founder, Aga Khan Development Network; Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Ambassador Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State, United States.
KMA :
L.I still a problem for us-haulage drivers
Monday, October 27 2008
Members of the Ashanti Regional Branch of the Ghana Haulage Transport Drivers’ Association has expressed concern about the re-introduction of the Legislative Instrument (L.I.) that banned the movement of all vehicles above three tones between 1800 hours and 0600 hours in the region.
NATIONAL :
Special voting starts 2nd December
Monday, October 27 2008
The December 07 election will begin officially on December 02 with special voting by people who would be on duty on Election Day.
ACCRA :
Naval speed boats for Ghana
Monday, October 27 2008
The government has taken delivery of the first batch of naval speed boats from the United States of America (USA) to boost the capacity of the Ghana Navy in protecting the country’s territorial waters.
BOLGATANGA :
35000 cannot be placed
Monday, October 27 2008
Out of the 173,00  candidates that qualified to enter second cycle institutions in the Upper East Region 35,000 of them could not be placed.  This is because they could not get their first to fourth choices and their names had to be returned to the various municipalities and district.
ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Farmer jailed for stealing sheep
Monday, October 27 2008
The Breman Asikuma magistrate court has sentenced a 24-year-old farmer from Breman Asikuma to 30 months imprisonment in hard labour for steeling a sheep.
(KASOA ) AWUTU SENYA:
Kasoa Water Project begins soon
Monday, October 27 2008
The government has secured a 13.3 million-Euro loan facility to solve the perennial water supply of Kasoa and its environs.
(SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Ghanaians asked to retain NPP
Monday, October 27 2008
The Deputy Central Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Kweku Obodai, has repeated the call on Ghanaians to vote the NPP back to power to continue developmental programmes of President John Agyekum Kufuor.
TEMA:
Cancer is prevetable - Pharmacist
Monday, October 27 2008
Chief Pharmacist of Cocoa Clinic, Mr. Edward Amporful, has urged Ghanaians to undergo periodic screening tests on cancer to ensure early detection and treatment of the disease.
(HAMILE) LAMBUSSIE-KARNI:
NPP government won’t sack aliens - Bawumia
Monday, October 27 2008
The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) presidential running mate, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that it has come to the notice of the leadership of the party that some people have started going round the communities and peddling lies that the NPP is anti-alien.
ACCRA:
ECOWAS Brown Card meeting opens
Monday, October 27 2008
Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning,
Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, on Monday called for extensive public
information and sensitization campaign on the ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme to help citizens understand the need for it.
HO:
Official stresses importance of statistics
Monday, October 27 2008
The Deputy Government Statistician, Prof Nicholas N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah, has said many students are shying away from the statistics programme because they erroneously associate it with mathematics and also see it as a "dry programme."
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, October 27 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, October 27.
(SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Mechanism to reduce domestic violence developed
Monday, October 27 2008
The head of Central Region branch of Domestic Violence Victim Support Unit (DVVSU), Assistant Superintendent of Police Felicia Ayensu has said the division had put in place mechanisms to help reduce domestic violence in the region.
BUILSA:
MP accounts for her stewardship
Monday, October 27 2008
The Member of Parliament for Builsa North, Mrs. Agnes Asangalisa Chigabatia, has over the years spent her share of the MPs’ Common Fund on projects to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people in her constituency.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
MOFA secures higher prices for farmers
Monday, October 27 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is organising groups to enter into selling ands buying arrangement with cashew processors with the aim of securing higher prices for cashew farmers.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor receives another award
Tuesday, October 28 2008
President J. A Kufuor has received the 2008   Chatham House Prize for his contribution to the promotion of international relations.
ACCRA :
Ghana Telecom appoints new CEO
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Ghana Telecommunications Company has appointed Mr David Venn as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Dormaa Education Fund receives support
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Dormaa branch of the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) has donated a cheque for GHC 1,000 to the Dormaaman Education Endowment Fund at Dormaa-Ahenkro.
HO:
Teenage mothers to get more training centres
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana (EPC) is to intensify efforts at establishing more Activity Centres to train teenage mothers and street girls for a better living standard.
    
NKORANZA :
Ghanaians urged to keep fit
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Chairman of Techiman Keep Fit Club, Mr. Emmanuel Siako has advised Ghanaians to undertake regular body exercises such as swimming, jogging, dancing, walking and hopping to keep them fit.
   
(BUOKROM) KWABRE :
Police station project takes off at Buokrom
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Residents of Buokrom Estate, Duase and Dote in Kumasi and Ahwiaa in the Kwabre District have bagged 5,000 Ghana cedis in a fund-raising harvest at Buokrom towards the construction of a police station at Buokrom.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Indian hemp alcoholic beverage producer in court
Tuesday, October 28 2008
A drinking bar operator who is alleged to have sold alcoholic beverage fortified with Indian hemp (wee) to the public has been put before an Accra Circuit Court.
WEIJA:
Send your wards to school-DCE
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The District Chief Executive of Weija Municipal Assembly, Mr Stephen Owusu Afriyie has appealed to parents and guardians in the area to invest in the education of their wards, instead of dissipating their monies on expensive clothes.
WA :
Allocate more resources for the physically handicapped
Tuesday, October 28 2008
A State Attorney, Dr Bashiru Korey has appealed to the government to consider the special needs of the blind and other physically challenged children and allocate more resources towards their education.
ACCRA :
7th African Association of Remote sensing underway
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The 7th African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE) conference, is underway in Accra, to map out strategies of using satellite sensing as a source of managing Regional environmental resources.
(ANYAKO) KETA :
Counselling very necessary
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Guidance and Counselling units in schools have been implored to help create liberal environments on their campuses to enable students air their grievances freely.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens set for World Cup opener
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Ghana would begin their quest at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup New Zealand 2008 tomorrow in Group B where the Black Maidens play Korea DPR in Christchurch.
(KOSOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Kasoa water project to commence
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The government has secured a 13.3 million-Euro loan facility to solve the perennial water supply of Kasoa and its environs.
NKORANZA NORTH :
Assembly gives to farmers
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Nkoranza North District Assembly has purchased six tractors valued at about 96,000 Ghana cedis to help farmers in the area expand their activities.
CPP :
Party to make livelihood of fishermen better
Tuesday, October 28 2008
A Government under the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) will adopt pragmatic policies and programme to revamp the fishing industry to make it profitable to fishermen and fishmongers.
(ACCRA :
GES issues directive
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has issued directive to all Regional and District Directors of Education to ensure that Heads of schools (private and public) and Training Colleges to educate and advice their pupils/students below 18 years of age to desist from attempting to vote even if they may have been enticed by political parties to do so.
NPP :
NDC messed our lives
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called on Ghanaians not to vote the National Democratic Congress(NDC) back into power because “they demonstrated incompetence and inefficiency in managing our lives” when they were in power.
ACCRA :
Nov.14 for "Add your voice now"
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr Kwabena Osei Bonsu, Chief Executive of Add Your Voice Now, a non-governmental organization championing the cause of peace building and malaria eradication in the country, has called on Ghanaians to use this year’s elections as a test case to demonstrate their maturity for other countries to emulate.
KWABRE WEST (NDC) :
Parliamentary candidate arrested
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Pius Opoku Boateng the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Kwabre West Constituency, was on Monday morning arrested by the Police for double registration.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR(NPP) :
Do not follow empty promises
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr Samuel Ayeh Paye New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Ayensuano Constituency has urged party supporters not to be swayed by empty promises of his opponents.
SUNYANI (NDC) :
Improve strategies
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Justice Samuel Adjei, National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Sunyani East, has appealed to party members to intensify their campaigns to enable the party to win Election 2008.
    
(STMA) NPP :
Papa Ankomah launches campaign
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Papa Owusu Ankomah, Minister of Trade,Industry and Presidential Special Initiative (PSI) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Sekondi said the Yensuado Market and the Essei
Lagoon has been earmarked for development by the New Patriotic Party.
WEST AKYEM (NDC) :
Candidate challenged
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The fate of Mr Seth Otchere, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for the Lower West Akyem Constituency, hangs in the balance following an action filed at the Asamankese Circuit Court against his eligibility by three former executive members of the party.
NDC :
I will be president of all- Mills
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential candidate, Professor John Evans Atta Mills on Monday expressed concern about the current “polarization of the country” and pledged to unite the nation under his administration to help her forge ahead in development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paraguay seek Ghana friendly
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Paraguay, leaders in the South American World Cup qualifiers, have expressed interest in playing Ghana in an international friendly next month.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) AFRICA:
CEPS and Golden Sticks Win Bronze
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Two Ghanaian clubs, CEPS Ladies and Golden Sticks won the bronze medals in their respective divisions at the Africa Cup for Club Champions Competition in Abuja.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts recall six players
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak, Ghana premier league giants have recalled six transfer-listed players to the club’s fold two months after they were sacked.
(ACCRA :
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Eric Oduro Osae, senior lecturer at the Institute of Local Government Studies, has urged assembly members to devise innovative means of generating internal resources, to fund development activities in their localities.
NATIONAL :
Assemblies must generate revenues
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Eric Oduro Osae, senior lecturer at the Institute of Local Government Studies, has urged assembly members to devise innovative means of generating internal resources, to fund development activities in their localities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts fans want chairman out
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak fans are cranking up the pressure on board chairman Commodore Mensah to quit in what is developing into the biggest soap of the Ghana football off-season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Reviving Ghana’s sleeping giant
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Ghanaian businessman Herbert Mensah says he is dreaming of bringing back the good times to the long-suffering supporters of Ghanaian side AshantiGold.
ACCRA :
Foreign delegation to check irregularities
Tuesday, October 28 2008
A Carter Centre delegation will visit Ghana from October 27–31 to assess the ongoing difficulties and irregularities with voter registration processes and other concerns ahead of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections.
AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Security taskforce inaugurated -NSC
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr. Baffour Awuah of the National Security Council, has inaugurated the 11-member Ahafo Ano North District electoral security taskforce, at Tepa-Ashanti.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Cofie wins GCB Golf
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Twenty-one year-old Richard Cofie, of the Windy Bay Golf Club at Winneba in the Central Region, became the new champion of the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited sponsored Accra Open Golf Championship which ended at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Sunday.
(KMA) NDC :
Rawlings interacts with supporters
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings, on Sunday interacted with supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Asawasi in Kumasi as part of his campaign tour of the Ashanti Region to solicit votes for the party ahead of Election 2008.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Minister of Educations tasks universities
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobi, has urged university authorities and the National Council for Tertiary Education to come up with recommendations that would ensure a smooth transition of the three-year senior secondary school to four years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari injury not serious
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Ghana international Sulley Muntari’s thigh injury is not as serious as initially feared as he has only been ruled out for ten days.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA NORTH :
We need a police station
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Mr Oheneba Donyina and Mr Kofi Agyemang, assembly members of Dromankese-Ahenbrono and Nyina-Kofiase in Nkoranza North District respectively, have called for the opening of a police station at Dromankese.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to fuse foreign stars
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Three foreign imports from the sub-region are trying out Asante Kotoko ahead onext year’s Caf Champions League.
(BABILE) LAWRA:
NPP has delivered - Bawumia
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Running mate to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said that Ghanaians have benefited more from the NPP administration through the implementation of its pro-poor interventions.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Winneba University serial deaths rationalised
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Minister of State at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Ms. Elizabeth Ohene, has disclosed that maternal deaths, deaths through accidents and advanced age are some reasons for the death of 21 students of the University of Education, Winneba between September 2006 and January 2007.
TEMA:
GPHA in court appeal
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has prayed a Commercial Court in Accra to dismiss an application for an order of interim injunction against the Authority and the Meridian Ports Services (MPS).
SUNYANI:
Let’s abide by road safety rules - Commission
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The National Road Safety Commission has intensified road safety education and advocacy among political parties and supporters as well as other stakeholders on the need to adopt safe road use practices before, during and after the election.
(SANKANA) NADOWLI:
Chief in call for free, fair elections
Tuesday, October 28 2008
A traditional ruler in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region, has urged Ghanaians to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections on 7 December.
ACCRA:
November is Cultural Awareness Month
Tuesday, October 28 2008
The month of November has been designated as the Cultural Awareness Month to help raise consciousness about the need for Ghanaians to identify themselves with their culture by integrating cultural values into all programmes.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s economy resilient - Governor
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Despite the world financial market turmoil, the country’s economy remains robust and resilient to the effects of the fallout, Dr. Paul Acquah, Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), has assured.
TAMALE:
Ghana commended for drop in maternal mortality
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Daniel Kertsz, has commended the government for finding practical solutions  to the reduction of maternal mortality in the country.
ACCRA:
Ghana, Liberia sign repatriation pact
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Ghana and Liberia on Tuesday committed themselves to continue to support the organised voluntary repatriation of Liberian refugees from Ghana to Liberia until March, 31, 2009.
    
(ABURI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
National Teaching Council to be established
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Government is to establish a National Teaching Council to be responsible for the co-ordination of teacher education programmes in the country.
(TAFO) KMA :
Construction of Police District headquarters progresses
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The GH¢550,000 Police District and Divisional Headquarters project being constructed for the Tafo police in the Kumasi metropolis is progressing steadily.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Over 400 former child labourers assisted
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Four hundred and fifteen children withdrawn from worst forms of child labour and placed in schools in the Kwaebibirem District have been given school kits of uniforms, foot wear, bags and exercise books
NATIONAL :
Presidential candidates battle it out today
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Four presidential candidates will today battle it out in a debate being organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in conjunction with Multi-Media Company Limited.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO :
Clergyman wants poverty eliminated
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Ga Presbytery Chairman of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Professor Emmanuel Martey has called on leaders of the country to fight poverty, which has engulfed some societies.
(LA) AMA :
Khebab seller hangs himself
Wednesday, October 29 2008
A 30-year-old khebab seller Anaaya Kakiba aka Isaac, who allegedly lamented that his wife has been denying him sex, has committed suicide.
(POKUASE) GA WEST :
Pokuase gets potable water
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Pokuase community in the Ga West municipality, has been provided with potable water with assistance from Safe Water Network and Water Health, both non-governmental organisations.
ACCRA:
Two-hundred ECOWAS observers for Ghana’s polls
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The ECOWAS Commission is to send a 200-man observer team, headed by former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, to monitor Ghana’s December 7 polls, the body’s pre-election fact-finding mission to Ghana disclosed in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Researchers urged to improve quality of cocoa
Wednesday, October 29 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on African scientists and researchers to help improve the quality of cocoa beans and products in order to increase its consumption.
TAMALE :
Chiefs advised not to take the law into their hands
Wednesday, October 29 2008
A Supervising High Court in Tamale has urged chiefs not to take the law into their own hands when dispensing justice at arbitrations, to ensure peace and harmony in their communities.
BONGO :
Library brings relief to residents
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Joy and relief has been put in the lives of residents especially the youth in the Bongo District, with the construction of a large library which would help improve education in the area.
BOLE:
Farming groups benefit from pumping machines
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Seven farming groups have been assisted with water pumping machines, valued at several millions of cedis by the government as a means of not only promoting dry season gardening but encouraging more youth into farming in the Bole District.
SAVELUGU-NANTON:
Dont wait till you are ill
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Scheme Manager of the Savelugu/Naton Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, Mr, Abdulai Zakaria Sharijey, has expressed concerned about the clients’ lukewarm attitude towards the renewal of their expired identity cards.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President Kufuor returns
Wednesday, October 29 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has returned to Accra from the United Kingdom where he received the Chatham House Prize.
SUNYANI:
NCCE holds workshop
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Mr. Michael Amponsah, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of the National Commission on Civic Education, has said “it is the responsibility of all Ghanaians to ensure that conditions for violence are completely removed from our socio-political life”.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO :
Workshop on climate
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Friends of Rivers and Water Bodies (FORAW), an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO), has organized a sensitization workshop on climate change at Somanya.
HO:
Mock election security operations for personnel
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The security agencies in Ghana are to stage mock election security operations to test their readiness to deal with any security problems that may arise during the December 7 election.
ACCRA :
Need for better statistical data on MMDAs
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Government Statistician, Dr Grace Bediako, has said there was a need for adequate statistical data for better management of resources and decision-making to set proper development targets.
(SHAMA -ABOAZDE) SHAMA :
"Kramers scholarships"
Wednesday, October 29 2008
One hundred students from the Shama-Aboazde area in the Shama District were the lucky beneficiaries of “Kramers” scholarships instituted by the Takoradi International Company (TICO), an energy producing company, to support brilliant but needy students in its catchments area.
SHAMA :
National Childrens day marked
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Ms Theresa Dickens, Western Regional Girl-Child Education Coordinator of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has expressed concern about teenage marriages and said the practice is a draw back to the promotion education of the girl-child in the region.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
D A school being destroyed
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Headmistress of the District Assembly Junior High School at Ayirebi near Akim Oda, Ms Victoria Asare Duah, had advised jobless youth in the town to desist from using school classrooms as places of convenience.
(BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYAL :
D A school being destroyed
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Plan Ghana, a non governmental organisation operating in Bawjiase in the Central Region, is assisting five communities to construct improved household pit latrines to ensure good environmental hygiene and sanitation.
   
(BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Plan Ghana provides toilet facilities
Wednesday, October 29 2008
Plan Ghana, a non governmental organisation operating in Bawjiase in the Central Region, is assisting five communities to construct improved household pit latrines to ensure good environmental hygiene and sanitation.
   
(LEGON) AMA :
Rampus over death of driver.
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The killing of an alleged armed robber at Legon in Accra has stirred a debate between the family of the deceased and the Legon Police.
KMA :
Pastor acquitted .
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Kumasi Circuit Court has acquitted and discharged a popular Kumasi-based pastor, Odiyifo Kwadwo Atta, who was arraigned on charges of trial by ordeal and indecent assault.
ACCRA:
EC signs MOU with European Commission
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The European Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, with the Electoral Commission to monitor the forthcoming general elections.
(GOMOA AJUMAKO) GOMOA EAST:
Money transfer service available
Wednesday, October 29 2008
The Gomoa Ajumako Rural Bank at Afransi, in the newly created District Capital, has been connected to the Western Union Money Transfer with internet facilities to enable it to deliver quality and quicker transactions with its clients.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
Care about women
Wednesday, October 29 2008