GOMOA WEST:
Penkye residents still without regular potable water supply
Saturday, October 01 2011

For over two decades now, potable water supply for the people of Penkye electoral area in the Gomoa West District has been a mirage as the available stand-pipes in the community last flowed some twenty years back.

AJUMAKO:
Assembly pledges five boreholes for Ahenbronum
Saturday, October 01 2011

The District Chief Exercutive (DCE) for Ajumako Enyan Essiam District Peter Light Koomson has pledged his commitment to the supply of potable water for the people of Ahenbronum and its environs.

GOMOA WEST:
NYEP activities at Nkum, Hwira receives low patronage
Saturday, October 01 2011

Information reaching Ghanadistricts from the Nkum Hwira electoral area in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region indicates that the much heralded National Youth Employment Program  (NYEP) is experiencing low patronage due to a host of factors.

ABURA ASEBU:
Assembly donate computers to Baiden School
Saturday, October 01 2011


The Abura Asebu Kwamankese  Assembly has donated five (5) set of computers to the Baiden Basic School also known as D/A Experimental Basic School in the Municipality.

GA EAST
: Assembly engages 60 youth in Oil Palm Plantation
Saturday, October 01 2011

In the quest to create employment for residents, the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA) has acquired a 10 acre land at the Atomic area of the Municipality to engage the youth in Oil Palm Plantation.

EDUCATION:
UNESCO and GEMS education to train 3,000 Ghanaian principals
Saturday, October 01 2011

More than 3,000 Ghanaian headmasters and headmistresses are set to undergo training in what is considered to be the largest principal’s training programme in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) history.

SUNANI:
Sunyani NHIS makes giant strides
Saturday, October 01 2011

The Sunyani Municipal Health Insurance Scheme saw an improvement in its membership from January to August this year, as compared to the same period last year, 2010.

STMA:
STMA clean-up exercise flounders
Saturday, October 01 2011

The launch of  Environmental  Sanitation Calendar   by the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), which coincided with a clean-up exercise to rid the central business district of filth and refuse, has floundered.

KMA:
KMA inaugurates town councils
Saturday, October 01 2011

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has inaugurated 24 Town  Councils in the metropolis, to ensure the effective implementation of the decentralisation policy for grassroots participation in the local government system.

HO:
NHIS develops automated customer service software
Saturday, October 01 2011

The management of the Ho Municipal Health Insurance  Scheme has developed a new  Automated Customer Service Software system to help improve on service to its cherished customers, and also make it more attractive to people.

SOUTH DAYI :
3,345 pupils enjoy meal at school
Sunday, October 02 2011

Three thousand three hundred and forty five pupils have been approved to enjoy at least a meal a day at school under the school feeding program in the South Day district of the Volta region.

KWABRE EAST :
Assembly to support student victims of fire out break
Sunday, October 02 2011

Several items running into thousands of Ghana Cedis were burnt beyond recognition when Fire gutted the SDA Senior High School in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region yesterday.

ADANSI SOUTH :
More schools to enrol under School Feeding Program
Sunday, October 02 2011

The Atwiribuana Community in the Adansi South District of the Ashanti Region will from next month join the growing list of the beneficiaries of the school feeding program.
 

WA EAST :
DCE happy with "Girl Power Project"
Sunday, October 02 2011

Mr Seidu Tungbani, Wa West District Chief Executive has expressed appreciation to the management of Plan Ghana for choosing the District to benefit from the implementation of the “Girl Power Project”.

KETU SOUTH:
Assembly builds 11 bedroom guest house
Monday, October 03 2011

An initiative by the Ketu South District Assembly to construct a guest house to cater for its guests is at an advanced stage of completion.

KETA:
Work progresses on vodza school complex
Monday, October 03 2011

It is almost a dream come true for the people of Vodza as work on the Vodza Basic School complex reaches advanced stage of completion.

KWAEBIBIREM:
All school lands to be well demarcated
Monday, October 03 2011

School lands in the Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region are to be well demarcated to prevent further encroachment from private developers.

KETU NORTH:
Dzodze to revisit oil palm plantation
Monday, October 03 2011

The Chiefs and people of Dzodze Traditional Area in the Ketu North District have honoured an important event on their calender with the celebration of their annual Deza Festival with a call on the citizens to get into oil palm plantation.

FANTEAKWA:
DCE establishes ICT centre for Begoro - Zongo community
Monday, October 03 2011

Fanteakwa District Chief Executive Abass Fuseini Sbaabe , has inaugurated an ICT Centre for Begoro Zongo Community.

AGONA WEST:
Agona swedru to get new fire tender
Monday, October 03 2011

The Agona West and East districts will soon get a new fire tender, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Agona West, Mr. Emmanuel Kweku Tetteh has disclosed.

AMA:
Darkuman Kokompe market to be relocated after fire outbreak
Monday, October 03 2011

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly Chief Executive, Mr.  Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has disclosed that plans are underway to relocate the Darkuman Kokompe market to Anyah which is also in the Accra Metropolis very soon.

BUNKPRUGU-YUNYOO:
DCE lauds residents for peaceful atmosphere
Monday, October 03 2011

The District Chief Executive DCE for Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo Hon. Philip Laari has extolled the people of the area for the peace and unity they have adopted as an everlasting tool for sustainable development.

GUSHIEGU:
District gets a midwife training school
Monday, October 03 2011

The Gushegu District in the Northern Region is to benefit from a Midwife Training School to augment the services provided by the existing one in Bolgatanga in Upper East which serves the three Northern Regions.

WA WEST:
DCE happy With "Girl Power Project"Implementation
Monday, October 03 2011

Mr Seidu Tungbani, Wa West District Chief Executive has expressed appreciation to the management of Plan Ghana for choosing the District to benefit from the implementation of the “Girl Power Project”.

CAPE COAST:
Upward adjusment of physically challenged Fund advocated
Monday, October 03 2011

The officer in charge of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly Physically challenged Desk, Ms Alison Walker, has suggested the upward adjustment and regular payment of the two per cent common fund allocation to the physically challenged.

MFANTSIMAN:
NGO appeals to pupils to cultivate habit of reading
Monday, October 03 2011

The Mankessim Programme Area Manager of Plan Ghana, Mr Sulemana Gbana, has appealed to teachers and parents to help children to cultivate the habit of reading.

GOMOA WEST:
DCE appeals to Ghanaians to contribute to nation building
Monday, October 03 2011

The District Chief Executive for Gomoa West, Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has called on Ghanaians to contribute to the development of the nation and stop depending on the nation for all their needs.

MFANTSEMAN:
Skills training center inaugurated
Monday, October 03 2011

The Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Henry Kweku Hayfron, has appealed to the youth to take advantage of opportunities the government and development partners are creating and build their capacities through skills training.

   

AGONA WEST:
980 students qualify for SHS
Monday, October 03 2011

Less than half of the total number of candidates who sat for 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination in Agona West qualified to enter Senior High Schools and technical institutions.

GOMOA WEST:
Parents asked to regard KG education
Monday, October 03 2011

Parents have been urged to regard   kindergarten KG education as an important stepping stone in the education of their ward as it offers a strong basis for the future success of the child.  

SEKONDI:
Assembly disburse funds to the physically challenged
Monday, October 03 2011

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, has disbursed GH¢53,607 .29, being part of the District Assembly Common Fund for 2010, to 41 physically challenged persons and three physically challenged organizations.

SHAMA:
DCE urge companies to complement efforts of Assembly
Monday, October 03 2011

The newly endorsed District Chief Executive for Shama in the Western Region, Mr. Enoch Kojo Appiah, has urged all privately established companies and institutions in the District to help complement the efforts of the assembly in developing the educational sector for the District.

KWAHU-EAST:
More infrastructural projects to enhance quality Education
Monday, October 03 2011

The Education sector continues to receive a boost in developing it to reach the desired mark in the Country, as the Kwahu-East District Assembly has embarked on improving School infrastructure in the district.

NZEMA EAST:
MCE urges Tullow Ghana to honour its promise
Monday, October 03 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive of Nzema East, Rev James Ackah Cobbinah has urged Tullow Ghana to honour the promise they made to the municipality concerning the construction of a new Community Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) for the Area about two (2) years ago.

WA:
Police with others embark on sensitization programmes
Monday, October 03 2011

The Police, in conjunction with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, Urban Roads and the National Road Safety Commission have engaged Transport Unions on sensitization programmes in Wa.

WEST AKIM :
More Schools to enjoy School Feeding Program
Monday, October 03 2011

The West Akim Municipal Chief Executive George Mensah Akpalu has noted that the school feeding program in the municipality has been expanded and improved since the Mills led administration took over the management of the country.

AKATSI:
GHc1, 497,502 Lorry Park nears completion
Tuesday, October 04 2011

A 1,497,502 infrastructure improvement at the Akatsi main lorry station inside the main Akatsi Market is near completion.

KPANDO:
New fire office, tender for Kpando District
Tuesday, October 04 2011

A new office for the Ghana National Fire Service at Kpando District is near completion at Kpando the district capital.

KETU NORTH:
Chiefs and people of Dzodze commend government
Tuesday, October 04 2011

Government received commendation from the chiefs and people of Dzodze Traditional Area in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region from the numerous development projects in the area.

KWAHU-EAST:
“My people are feeling the Better Ghana Agenda”-DCE
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The District Chief Executive(DCE) for Kwahu-East district Assembly in the Eastern Region, Samuel Asamoah has asserted that Ghanaians in general have been awakened to the reality that, “there is no perpetual claim of strongholds, as people describe it in the Political enclave”.

CAPE COAST
Reconsider the ban on light fishing- fishermen appeals to the president
Tuesday, October 04 2011

A group of fishermen in Cape Coast under the name Oguaa Fishermen Association are appealing to the president J  E  A  Mills to regularize the ban on light fishing and fishing within 30meters radios off the shore.

GA EAST:
P.M calls on NGOs to help Pantang Hospital
Tuesday, October 04 2011

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) calling themselves, Shalom Indigenous Foundation (SIF) has donated food and Medical Items worth over GH¢ 2,000 to inmates of the Pantang Hospital in the Ga East Municipal Area.

BOSOMTWE :
5,000 youth in 75 districts to receive skills training
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Government has made available GH¢3.0 million under its National Apprentice Program (NAP) to train 5,000 Junior High School (JHS) graduates, who could not gain admission to Senior High Schools (SHS) in employable skills, this year.

NKORANZA NORTH :
Education Directorate records 85 percent passes
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Nkoranza North District Directorate of Education recorded 85 percent passes in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) as compared to the previous year’s 51.93 percent.

AFIGYA KWABRE :
Assembly embarks on agriculture projects
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has embarked on block farming putting 31 acres of land under maize cultivation, 99 acres, rice, and 17 acres of tomatoes.

BIRIM NORTH:
“One graduate per family” project takes off
Tuesday, October 04 2011

Fifty students are to benefit from a scholarship programme under the “one graduate per family” programme instituted by the Birim North District Assembly.

SOCIAL:
Alhaji Grunsah asked for stakeholders meeting on Fulani herdsmen
Tuesday, October 04 2011

Alhaji Karim Grunsah a football administrator, who is also a businessman, has called for a stakeholders meeting to discuss dispassionately the issue regarding the infamous activities of some Fulani herdsmen in the Agogo land.

Ellembele:
MP donate computers to Education Directorate
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, who doubles as the Deputy Minister of Energy,  Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has donated brand new set of Dell computers and accessories to the District Directorate of Education in the Ellembelle District.

WEST AKIM :
10 Schools under Trees eliminated
Tuesday, October 04 2011

In line with President Mills directive to MMDA’s to work towards the elimination of schools under trees nationwide, the West Akim Municipal Assembly has since 2009 eliminated 10 schools under trees.

GOMOA WEST:
Ama Benyiwa-Doe urges unity.
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Central Regional Minister Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe has made a passionate appeal to the people of Gomoa Assin to unite  since no development could take place without unity.

WA WEST:
Assembly inaugurates Neighbourhood Watchdog Committee
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Wa West District Assembly, as part of measures to clamp down on various forms of crime committed in the district, has inaugurated a Neighbourhood Watchdog Committee.

JOMORO:
Assembly to get new Rural Technology facility
Tuesday, October 04 2011

A Rural Technology Facility (RTF) is said to be ready to be commissioned for the Jomoro District in the Western Region to train the people in various skills for the betterment of themselves and the district as a whole.

KMA:
Minister explains retargeting of school feeding
Tuesday, October 04 2011

The Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Anima Wilson, has expressed regret over the politicisation of the government’s decision to retarget the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), explaining that the exercise was in accordance with the reasons for the programme.

AGRICULTURAL:
Farmers’ fund out soon
Tuesday, October 04 2011

To ensure that farmers in the country have easy access to credit and pay less interest on it, farmers in Ghana through the initiative of the National Farmers & Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana (NFFAWAG) would be launching the Farmers Fund at the Accra International Trade Fair site on 14th of this month.

GA EAST:
: Sidalco donates brand new computers, laptops to school at Haatso
Tuesday, October 04 2011

In the quest to boost the level of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country, Sidalco Ghana has donated 10 computers and 2 laptops to the Calvary Presby School in the Haatso Electoral Area of the Ga East Municipality

SISSALA EAST:
Basisam School under tree removed
Tuesday, October 04 2011

As part of measures to boost the quality of education in the Sissala East district, the Assembly has replaced the Basisam Primary School, which was formerly a school under tree with a befitting 3 unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mills cuts sod for a 34-Courtroom Complex
Wednesday, October 05 2011

President John Atta Mills has reminded the Judiciary of the need to be mindful of the very pillars underscoring Ghana’s coat of arms; Freedom and Justice in the discharge of their duties.

BIRIM NORTH:
GES Directorate gets office complex
Wednesday, October 05 2011

The Ghana Education Service (GES) Directorate in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region has been built a new office complex at New Abirem, the district capital.

KETA:
23 schools, 6094 pupils for school feeding programme
Wednesday, October 05 2011

The Keta Municipal Assembly has recorded significant increase in the number of schools as well as pupils under the school feeding programme following the retargeting and restructuring of the programme nationwide.

TECHIMAN:
MCE advocates public participation in local governance
Wednesday, October 05 2011

Mr Alex Kofi Kyeremeh, Techiman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has noted that the participation of local people in decision making on matters affecting them is a cornerstone of Ghana’s local governance process.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Pokrom-Nsabaa refuse dump cleared
Wednesday, October 05 2011

A collaborative effort between the Assemblyman for Pokrom-Nsabaa Electoral area in the Akuapim South Municipality, Mr. Seth Kofi Kumatse, the Municipal Assembly and Zommlion has resulted in the successful clearance of heap of refuse along the roadside to Aburi near the Nsaba Presbyterian School.

GOMOA WEST:
ECCU to support SMEs in four districts.
Wednesday, October 05 2011

Four selected districts in the Central Region are to benefit from a massive sensitization programme to inculcate the habit of savings in the residents of the beneficiary districts.

AFIGYA KWABRE :
New ICT center for Heman Community
Wednesday, October 05 2011

In accordance with the educational policy of government to promote ICT education among children of school going age at all levels in the country, the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly will soon commission a new state of the art ICT centre to boost interest in the subject within the community.

ATEBUBU AMANTIN :
New Fire equipment for District Fire Service
Wednesday, October 05 2011

The Fire Service outfit in the Attebubu Amantin District of the Brong Ahafo Region has taken delivery of new fire equipments to enable them provide better responds to emergency fire outbreaks in the area.

POLITICAL:
President Ouattara and Goodluck in Ghana
Thursday, October 06 2011

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara would pay a day’s visit to Ghana on Thursday, October 6.

TAMALE:
WFP provides capacity building training to farmers
Wednesday, October 05 2011

About 70 smallholder farmers in the Northern Region have received training in good agricultural practices under the Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) being implemented in 21 countries.

KMA :
Kumasi marks International children’s books day
Wednesday, October 05 2011

Mrs Gladys Amaning, Kumasi Metropolitan Director of Education, has underlined the need for the re-activation of the African and Ghanaian writers’ series to end the dominance of foreign literature on the book market.

NADOWLI:
District Hospital receives massive expansion
Wednesday, October 05 2011

Plans are far advanced to provide health relief to the people of the Nadowli district, as a US$200,000 project facility to expand the Nadowli District Hospital has been commenced.

DORMAA WEST :
Three persons declare interest in Dormaa West NDC parliamentary primaries
Wednesday, October 05 2011

Three persons in Dormaa West,   including Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah, Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, have filed their nomination to contest the impending National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries to select a parliamentary candidate for 2012 General Election.

BRONG AHAFO:
HIV positive women in B/A to receive legal aid from FIDA-Ghana
Wednesday, October 05 2011

FIDA-Ghana, under its access to property and   inheritance rights project, would provide legal aid to 100 HIV positive women, mostly members of the Association of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS.

GA EAST:
4Km road commences at Pillar 2
Wednesday, October 05 2011

There is no doubt that road transportation is one of the most cheapest and accessible means of transportation in the country.

STMA:
Gov’t obtains €40M to kick start Urban Development project
Wednesday, October 05 2011

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has affirmed that the government has obtained a €40 Million Loan with the view of championing development in the urban areas across the country.

SAWLA TUNA-KALBA:
District make gains in educational facilities
Wednesday, October 05 2011

The Sawla Tuna–Kalba District in the Northern Region has made tremendous gains in the area of education over the past couple of years.

KWAEBIBIREM:
Three new GETFund projects for Kwaebibirem
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has approved for the construction of three new infrastructures in the Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region.

TEMA:
Klagon School gets new classroom block after 20 years
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Klagon TMA School in the Tema Metropolis will very soon receive a newly erected 6 unit classroom block to enhance teaching and learning in the Metropolis.

WA WEST:
53 communities benefit from rural electrification
Thursday, October 06 2011

As part of measures to create social leverage for the people of the Northern Region, and offer the required social infrastructure , the Government in collaboration with the Wa West District Assembly has embarked on a Rural Electrification Project in the district.

SEKYERE SOUTH :
Presiding Member endorses DCE for Parliamentary contest
Thursday, October 06 2011

Ibrahim Ahmed presiding member for Sekyere South district assembly has endorsed The District Chief Executive who is contesting to be come the Member of Parliament for Afigya Sekyere constituency.

STMA:
Gov’t to invest GH¢50M into school feeding
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Vice President John Dramani Mahama say the government has budgeted GH¢50 Million to be invested into the school feeding programme in the country.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Assembly inaugurates Disability Management Fund Committee
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region, has inaugurated a Disability Management Fund Committee to improve the lives of persons with disability.

BOSOME FREHO :
DCE commissions 3unit classroom block at Esease
Thursday, October 06 2011

The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho Kwame Adarkwa has commissioned a 3unit classroom block at Esease a community within the district.

EJISU JUABEN :
New Science Center for Abenase
Thursday, October 06 2011

The people of Abenase in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality have heaved a sigh of relief with the establishment of a new Science and Technology centre within the community.

GA EAST:
Motorists bemoan bad state of Dome Market road.
Thursday, October 06 2011

Motorists and passengers who ply the Dome Market road in the Ga East Municipality have bemoaned the terrible state of the road which has made commuting on that road a very unpleasant exercise.

BUNKPURUGU:
YPWC launches educational club in Bunkpurugu.
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Young People We Care (YPWC) a youth advocacy group has held its Third Annual Meeting in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Pokrom-Nsaba residents appeal for modern market
Thursday, October 06 2011

Residents of Pokrom-Nsaba in the Akuapim South Municipality of the Eastern Region are calling for a modern market to be built in the area for them.

ATIWA:
Residents of Kwabeng observe World Environment Day
Thursday, October 06 2011

Students and people of the Kwabeng Township in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region undertook tree planting exercise in the Kwabeng Communities to mark this year’s World Environment Day.

ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
DCE denies awarding contract to his girlfriend
Thursday, October 06 2011

The District Chief Executive for Atwima Kwanwoma, Tony Nyame has denied rumours that he has awarded a School Feeding Program contract to his female lover.

SENE:
Chief appeals for District Police Command
Thursday, October 06 2011

Nana Owusu Takyi III, Paramount Chief of Bassa Traditional Area in Sene District, has appealed to the Police Administration to appoint a District Police Commander for the area.

BAWKU:
Children, Zero to 59 months to receive special Polio vaccine
Thursday, October 06 2011

A special exercise to carry-out immunization of Children from age Zero to 59 months has been initiated in the Bawku Municipality.

GOMOA WEST:
Teacher’s resource center to be commissioned soon
Thursday, October 06 2011

Teachers in the Gomoa West District will soon be able to undertake research work at Apam to enhance their output in the classroom following a host of projects that will be commissioned by the assembly in due course.

KRACHI-EAST:
Abrewankor community constructs market
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Krachi-East District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Raphael Ojumonko, said even though the Assembly was working hard to improve on the living conditions of the people, there was the need for them to collaborate with the government in its development activities, to ensure the much expected development.

BOLGA:
Shea stakeholders crave for policies to induce development
Thursday, October 06 2011

Mr. Joseph Sampana an official of the Export Development and Investment Fund (EDIF) has appealed to people operating in the shea nut sector to utilize opportunities under the EDIF to access credits and grants.

BONGO:
Boko Assemblyman lauds level of Sanitation
Thursday, October 06 2011

The Assembly member for Boko electoral area in the Bongo district of the Upper East Region, Anaba Eric Akolgo has expressed satisfaction with the improved state of sanitation in the Boko locality and the Bongo district as a whole.

GA WEST:
ZoomLion constructs plant to solve Accra waste problem
Thursday, October 06 2011

In recent times statistics have shown that Accra alone generates about two thousand two hundred (2,200) tonnes of solid waste every day, and out of this only 1800 tonnes are collected daily, leaving a deficit of 400 tonnes uncollected.

TAMALE:
NYEP introduces youth in fire prevention module
Thursday, October 06 2011

A total of 195 young men and women have been recruited by the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to serve under its newly introduced model codenamed “Youth in fire prevention. ”

BIRIM NORTH:
300 market stalls for New Abirem
Friday, October 07 2011

New Abirem, district capital of the Birim North District in the Eastern Region has been given a major boost for their economic activities.

KPANDO:
DCE appeals to chiefs over street naming exercise
Friday, October 07 2011

Chiefs and opinion leaders in the Kpando District in the Volta Region have been advised to speed up their roles in ensuring that the street naming exercise which is still pending is successfully implemented on time.

GOMOA EAST:
ECCU to support SMEs in four districts.
Saturday, October 08 2011

Four selected districts in the Central Region are to benefit from a massive sensitization programme to inculcate the habit of savings in the residents of the beneficiary districts.

KMA:
Phase 2 of Racecourse demolition to commence on Oct. 12
Saturday, October 08 2011


The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has scheduled October 12 – 14 for the second phase of the evacuation and demolition exercise at the Racecourse market to commence.

GOMOA WEST:
DCE says government’s intervention should not go to waste
Friday, October 07 2011

The Gomoa West District Chief Executive, Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has called on parents, teachers and pupils to ensure that the government’s interventions in delivery of quality education do not go waste.

EFFUTU:
Five schools receive exercise books and uniforms
Friday, October 07 2011

The Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Nii Ephraim, has appealed to parents to support efforts the government is making to give quality education to children.

AMA:
Illegal churches to be closed down
Friday, October 07 2011

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is gearing up for a showdown with illegal churches within its jurisdiction.

SPORTS:
Stars battle Sudan for a place in (AFCON) 2012
Friday, October 07 2011

Sudan plays host to the Black Stars in Omdurman on Saturday to determine who picks the top spot and the automatic place for CAN 2012 Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

EWUTU:
ECCU to support SMEs in four districts.
Friday, October 07 2011

Four selected districts in the Central Region are to benefit from a massive sensitization programme to inculcate the habit of savings in the residents of the beneficiary districts.

EAST AKIM:
Victor Smith breaks ground for work On Kukurantumi road
Friday, October 07 2011

Mr Victor Smith, Ambassador in the Czech Republic and a parliamentary aspirant for the Abuakwa North Constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress, has broken the ground for work to start on a seven-kilometer road for Kukurantumi.

GOMOA WEST:
Complement government efforts, Parents told
Friday, October 07 2011

Parents, teachers and pupils alike have been called upon to complement government efforts at making education attractive so that such efforts would not go down the drain.

NADOWLI:
Herdsmen prevent women from undertaking dry season gardening
Friday, October 07 2011

Fulani herdsmen and their cattle at Fian in the Nadowli District have prevented women in the community from undertaking dry season farming at their dam site.  

GOMOA EAST:
4619 pupils benefit from school feeding
Friday, October 07 2011

Contrary to assertions from a section of the public that the much heralded school feeding program is on the decline, the recent overhauling of the program has given it a wider coverage, reaching more schools in more districts.

NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua Polyclinic starts operation
Friday, October 07 2011

The Koforidua Polyclinic in the New Juaben Municipality has started effective delivery of health services to the public.

NKWANTA NORTH:
20 more schools for feeding programme
Saturday, October 08 2011

More and more schools are being enrolled under the school feeding programme in the various districts across the country in view of the retargeting and structuring of the program.

KETU SOUTH:
NADMO Coordinator calls for re-equipping of District offices
Monday, October 10 2011

The Ketu South District Coordinator of NADMO, Doe Kpornyoh has suggested the evaluation of the nature of disaster in every district in order that NADMO offices could be equipped to handle them effectively.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Residents appeal to gov’t for electricity
Saturday, October 08 2011

Residents of Bowkrom, a farming community in the Akuapim South Municipality in the Eastern Region have appealed to government to assist them complete electrification project in the area.

TALENSI-NABDAM:
Take your studies serious” - DCE urges students
Saturday, October 08 2011

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Talensi-Nabdam district of the Upper East Region, Vivian Anafo has charged students in the district to take advantage of the government’s intervention to improve quality education, and study hard to become responsible adults in future.

HO:
Nduom interacts with Volta executives
Saturday, October 08 2011


Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, the 2008 flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has begun a tour of the Volta region to interact with the followers and executives of the party. Below is a full statement issued by his office in connection with the tour.

AOWIN SUAMAN:
DCE lauds Roman Father for constructing 10 hand-dug wells
Saturday, October 08 2011

The District Chief Executive of Aowin Suaman, Mr. Oscar Ofori Larbi has commended the benevolent effort of the Very Reverend Father Joseph Kobina Otoo, for constructing up to ten (10) hand dug well for the people of Akontonbra Nkwanta in the Western Region.

POLITICS:
EC opens door on voter fraud
Saturday, October 08 2011

“The AFIS is the heart- beat of this whole exercise and if we don’t get it right, anybody can go in and mirror the biometric data”
News Desk Report

AMA:
Government to inaugurate quality assurance units for road safety
Saturday, October 08 2011

Mr Collins Dauda, Minister for Transport said government would inaugurate quality assurance units to ensure vehicles loaded at terminals were in good conditions for road safety.

SUNYANI:
GNAT wants Government to fast track payment of single spine arrears
Saturday, October 08 2011

Mr. Samuel Doe Alobuia, Acting National President of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on government to come out with a time-table to pay salary arrears accruing to teachers after their migration onto the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS).

AMA:
Government presents building materials to Kokompe fire victims
Saturday, October 08 2011

 
Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday led a government delegation to sympathize with mechanics and spare parts dealers at Kokompe in Accra, whose wares were gutted down by fire last week.

CAPE COAST:
CCMA to establish yam market at Mempeasem
Saturday, October 08 2011


The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Cape Coast, Mr Anthony Egyir   Arkins, has said a yam market would soon be established at Mempeasem near Cape coast, to help generate revenue for the development of the Metropolis.

AKYIM:
State of Akyem roads very disturbing- Minister
Saturday, October 08 2011

Dr Kwasi Akyem Apea-Kubi, Eastern Regional Minister, has expressed worry about the poor state of roads in the Akyem Traditional areas which include Akyem Kotoku, Akyem Abuakwa and Akyem Bosome.

SUNYANI:
Deputy Minister advises students to avoid partisan politics
Saturday, October 08 2011

 
Mr Eric Opoku, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has advised students, especially those in tertiary institutions to avoid indulging in active partisan politics and maintain unity amongst them.

BOLGA:
Zoomlion introduces programme to eradicate mosquito
Sunday, October 09 2011

Malaria continue to dominate the Out Patient Department(OPD) in most health facilities spread across the country, as 3000 children die from the disease everyday and, consequently about one million children also die annually.

GA SOUTH:
MiDA to provide shed at Kokroko bus terminal
Sunday, October 09 2011

Information Ghanadistricts.com had gathered so far indicates that the Millennium Development Authority (MIDA) may sponsor the construction of sheds and toilet facility for the newly constructed bus terminal at Kokroko in the Ga South Municipality. 

JUABOSO:
Assembly welcomes Better Ghana Youth Caravan
Sunday, October 09 2011

The Chief Executive of Juaboso, Mr. Solomon Fuachie, has gladly welcomed the Better Ghana Youth Caravan into the Western Region.

OBUASI:
Regional Minister tours Obuasi
Sunday, October 09 2011

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyemang Mensah has begun a tour in the Obuasi Municipality to get first hand information of current developments as well as challenges confronting them in the Municipality.

BAWKU:
Special Polio excersice underway
Sunday, October 09 2011

Bawku has launched a programme under which about 51,444 children from under zero to 59 months are expected to be given polio vaccine while 46,300 children aged six to 59 months would receive vitamin “A” supplement.

NEW JUABEN:
Gov’t successfully eliminates schools under trees
Monday, October 10 2011

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has got its share of development under the ‘Better Ghana Agenda’ espoused by the President Mills led government of the National Democratic Congress.

KWAEBIBIREM:
District to have ambulance service soon
Monday, October 10 2011

The Ghana Ambulance Service is to establish a service station in Kade in the Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region.

KETA :
Student hostel due for completion soon
Monday, October 10 2011

A student hostel for health assistant training school in the Keta Municipality is expected for completion by the end of the year.

KETU NORTH:
WETA SHS gets infrastructure relief
Monday, October 10 2011

The Weta Secondary-Technical School in the Ketu North District is receiving massive infrastructure boost to get it at par with other senior high schools and meet the demands of students.

KMA :
Work on drainage system at Kumasi New - Zongo progresses
Monday, October 10 2011

Work on the reconstruction of a drainage system at New-Zongo in Kumasi is to be completed December this year, Mr Theodore Quaye, the Metropolitan Roads Engineer, has stated.

KWABRE EAST :
Ntonso SDA SHS students plead for new school block
Monday, October 10 2011

Authorities of the Ntonso SDA Girls’ Senior High School in the Kwabre-East District, have appealed to the Ghana Education Service (GES) and philanthropists to endeavour to come to the school’s aid as it was confronted with serious accommodation challenges.

KINTAMPO SOUTH :
16 people reported dead in an accident near Kintampo
Monday, October 10 2011

Sixteen people are reported to have died in an accident last night near Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo region

GOMOA WEST:
Only 30% of BECE candidates gained admission to SHS
Monday, October 10 2011

The District Coordinating Director (DCD) for Gomoa West Mr. Antwi Boasiako has disclosed that about 70% of candidates in the Gomoa West who sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in 2011 failed to gain admission to Senior High School (SHS).

TALENSI-NABDAM:
Assembly to create NHIS satellite office
Monday, October 10 2011

The District Chief Executive for Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region, Vivian Anafo has hinted that the Assembly is making efforts to deflate the cost incurred by people of the district, as they access health care in the area.

AWUTU:
ECCU to support SMEs in four districts.
Monday, October 10 2011

Four selected districts in the Central Region are to benefit from a massive sensitization programme to inculcate the habit of savings in the residents of the beneficiary districts.

CAPE COAST:
Physically challenged advocate employment at tollbooths
Monday, October 10 2011

CECON Organization, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprising a group of road accident victims, has appealed to the Government, the Disability Council and other stakeholders to consider employing its members as tollbooth operators since the job was physically less demanding. 

POLITICS:
PNC aims to capture six Northern parliamentary seats
Monday, October 10 2011

The Northern Regional branch of the People’s National Convention (PNC) has developed and started initiating strategies to win six seats in Parliament during the forth coming elections in 2012.

ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Agogo residents stop Omanhene...MCE in dilemma
Monday, October 10 2011

The youth of Agogo in the Asante-Akyem North municipality in Ashanti, on Saturday carried out their threat to prevent the performance of the funeral of a relative of the Paramount Chief, Nana Akuoko Sarpong, in the town.

CAPE COAST:
School children in Central Region get free school uniforms
Monday, October 10 2011

The government has supplied over 60,000 school uniforms free of charge to school children in the Central Region,  Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe, the Central Regional Minister, has said.

SISSALA EAST:
Assembly meets with Heads of Departments
Monday, October 10 2011

The Sissala East district Assembly of the Upper West Region has convened its Heads of Department caucus Meeting.

KPANDO:
Infrastructure development at Anfoega SHS
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Anfoega Senior High school in the Kpando District in the Volta Region is privileged to have experienced the wind of development blowing through educational institutions especially basic and second cycle schools across the country in fulfillment of the “Better Ghana Agenda”.

OFFINSO NORTH :
Tomato cultivation receives major boost
Monday, October 10 2011

The Offinso North District Assembly has secured a GH ¢2.5 billion Korean grant to embark on a massive irrigation of the growing Tomato cultivation in the district.

NEW JUABEN :
“Parental neglect is a major cause of Streetism”- Social Welfare Director
Monday, October 10 2011

The Eastern Regional Director of Social Welfare Gyamerah Ahwene Danquah has attributed the increasing rate of streetism and the poor state of child development in the country to the neglect of parental care in the society.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Jankama residents appeal for potable water
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Residents of Jankama/Konkonuru wake up everyday with uncertainty of getting potable water for domestic use.

BIRIM NORTH:
District builds ultra modern court complex
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Justice delivery is important to maintaining and sustaining peace in every community and requires strong and functional institutions to achieve this.

NEW JUABEN:
MCE bemoans absenteeism of teachers
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Alex Asamoah has bemoaned the attitude of teachers who abandoned their classes to attend to their personal business.

POLITICAL:
President resumes regional tours today
Tuesday, October 11 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills will resume his regional tours today Tuesday from the Greater Accra Region to acquaint himself with the level of development in the various Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts.

GA EAST:
Assembly undertakes clean up exercise
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA) has organized a clean up exercise at Madina in the Greater Accra Region to pave way for the climax of the International day for disaster reduction.

BOLGA:
Teachers appeal to Gov’t to improve its remuneration
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Regional Chairman of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) in the Upper East Region Mr. Stephen Gebute has appealed to government to demonstrate its commitment to improving the lives of teachers through increased remuneration.

CAPE COAST:
Doctors hold emergency meeting on strike action
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Medical doctors at the Central Regional Hospital held an emergency meeting on Monday apparently to discuss issues concerning the failure of the Fair Wages and salaries Commission to migrate them onto the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS).

SPORTS:
Ghana, Nigeria face off in a friendly International
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Ghana and Nigeria renew their rivalry in a crunch dual that Ghana will be seeking a win over their West African neighbors to consolidate their supremacy over them.

AOWIN SUAMAN:
DCE refutes allegations
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The District Chief Executive DCE for Aowin Suaman in the Western Regions Oscar Larbie Ofori has sharply rebuffed legations of corruption and abuse of office leveled against him by the chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party in the constituency.

LAMBUSSIE-KARNI:
Kpare Assemblyman crave for more teachers
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Assembly member for Kpare electoral area, in the Lambussie-Karni District in the Upper West Region, Ambuleh Callistus Bawa has noted that lack of teachers to undertake teaching in  classrooms have culminated in the poor performance of school children in the area.

POLITICS:
Five new districts created in Accra
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Government has created five (5) new districts from the ten existing ones in the Greater Accra Region.

EJISU JUABEN:
New Fire tender for ejisu Juaben Fire Service
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal chief Executive, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has handed over a brand new fire tender to the municipal fire station.

TMA:
TMA ready for President Mills visit
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has expressed its preparedness to host President John Evans Attah Mills as he tours Tema on Wednesday on the second day of his Greater Accra regional tour.

OBUASI :
New Police Commander for Obuasi
Tuesday, October 11 2011

ACP  Baafi is now the head of the police force in the obuasi municipality he takes over from ACA Emmanuel Amissah.

POLITICS:
Co-founder of CPP to be buried in Tamale at the weekend
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The final funeral rites of Mr Ebenezer Adam, reputed to have suggested the name Convention

NKORANZA NORTH :
NKoranza North needs a Hospital
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Mr. Donatus Achisiba, Nkoranza North District Director of Health Services, says the District needs a hospital to promote quality health delivery services among its people.

SISSALA EAST:
Nmanduanu Assembly lauds DCE for establishing soap making center
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The Assembly member for Nmanduanu electoral area in the Sissala East District in the Upper West Region, Batong Alhassan Huaru has commended the District Chief Executive (DCE) Sulemana Alijata Gbentie for establishing a Soap Making Centre in the district.

ADENTAN:
President Inspects an ultra modern market at Ogbojo
Tuesday, October 11 2011

The president Prof. J. E. A. Mills has inspected a forty unit ultra modern market complex at Ogbojo in the Adentan Municipality of the Greater Accra Region as part of his tour of the region.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t unveils new price for Shea
Tuesday, October 11 2011

Government is to announce a sheanut Development Board soon, ahead of the completion of a new sheanut processing Factory in Buipe in the Northern Region.

DANGME WEST:
Prez commissions GH¢ 2M infrastructure project for Ghanata SHS
Tuesday, October 11 2011

President Mills has commissioned two new (2) projects amounting to GH¢ 2,053,429.17. at the Ghanata Senior High School of the Dangme West District

GA EAST:
Prez Mills inspects Taifa/Kwabenya road project
Tuesday, October 11 2011

President Mills and his entourage as part of the Presidents tour in the Greater Accra Region, stopped in the Ga East Municipality to inspect progress on ongoing projects in the municipality including the Taifa/Kwabenya road project.

KETU SOUTH:
Feeding programme expands from 2000 to 6000 pupils
Wednesday, October 12 2011

But for the retargeting and expansion of the school feeding programme nation wide, only 946 pupils from two schools including Kpedzakope basic and Agbozume R/C Primary will have remained beneficiaries under the programme.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Assemblyman calls for additional classroom block
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The classroom structure used by the ‘B’ stream of the Pokrom-Nsabaa Presbyterian basic school is in a deplorable state and the assemblyman for the Area, Mr. Seth Kofi Kumatse is appealing for additional block to help mitigate the sufferings of the pupils.

AKUAPEM NORTH:
Asaman Presby gets new classroom block
Wednesday, October 12 2011

District Chief Executive for Akuapem North, George Opare Addo inaugurated a new six-unit classroom block for the Asaman Presbyterian Primary School.

TAMALE:
Improve on your internally generated fund collection - Veep
Wednesday, October 12 2011

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has challenged district assemblies to develop effective strategies to improve on their Internally Generated Funds (IGF) collection and ensure the viability of the decentralization system.

SISSALA WEST:
Presiding Member lauds ICT evolution
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The Presiding Member for the Sissala West District in the Upper West Region, William W. Tengviell has said Information and Communication Technology evolution is a laudable trend, but there was the need to spread it across in the system.

SOCIAL:
Go back to work, President Mills appeals to striking doctors
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The president J. E. A. Mills has made a clarion call to doctors to call off their strike which is well into its fourth day and return to work.

SISSALA EAST:
Nmanduanu Assemblyman commends inhabitants in communal labour
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The Assembly member for Nmanduanu electoral area in the Sissala East District in the Upper West Region, Batong Alhassan Huaru has commended the efforts of the inhabitants of the area in supporting every communal labour that the community undertakes.

BUNKPURU-YUNYOO:
Incomplete Assembly block, blamed on previous administration
Wednesday, October 12 2011

Reports reaching Ghanadistricts from Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District has it that an assembly block supposed to have been completed by the previous administration still stands in its state of incompleteness.

DANGBE EAST:
Prez commissions €60m sea defence Project
Wednesday, October 12 2011

As part of his working tour to some parts of the Country, President Mills  has commissioned a € 50m Sea defence project in the Dangbe East District in the Greater Accra Region.

GOMOA WEST:
More youth in Nsawam electoral area covered under NYEP
Wednesday, October 12 2011

About  250 youth in the Nsawam electoral of the Gomoa West district of the Central Region a have been enrolled as members of the Eco-Brigade to maintain sanity along the Apam beach and its surrounding communities.

DANGME EAST:
Songhor Salt project to be developed to international standards
Wednesday, October 12 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills has promised to develop the Songhor Salt Project at Ada in the Dangme East District in the Greater Accra Region to international standards.

SUNYANI:
Ending Rural poverty is key to rapid Econ Dev’t
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The Gender and Youth Development Coordinator of Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), Ms Lovelace Eyram Kpogo has noted that the solution to move Ghana from its current economic status to a higher income country resides in pragmatic measures to resolve rural poverty.

NEW JUABEN :
Massive infrastructural development for communities
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The New Juaben Municpal Assembly has undoubtedly become one of the most progressive and success oriented assemblies in the country as the number of projects that have sprang up in the area within the last two and half years is unparallel.

SUNYANI :
Excessive noise makers to face prosecution
Wednesday, October 12 2011

Mr. Simon Opoku, Sunyani Municipal Environmental Health Director, has warned against excessive noise-making, saying offenders would soon be arrested and prosecuted.

SUNYANI :
Police solicit public help to bust cable thieves
Wednesday, October 12 2011

The police have cautioned residents in the Sunyani Municipality to be on high alert and help nip in the bud the theft of electricity cables.

TMA:
Prez inspects ultra modern landfill site at Kpone
Wednesday, October 12 2011

Over the past few years, a place for the disposal of solid waste has been a major problem confronting most districts and municipalities in the Greater Accra Region.

LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Nurses elated over new health facility
Wednesday, October 12 2011

Nurses at the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipality say they are very excited over the construction of a new health facility at Nungua.

AKUAPEM NORTH:
Assembly distributes 7,000 furniture to schools
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Akuapem North District Assembly has so far distributed about seven thousand (7000) furniture to a number of educational institutions across the district.

ASHAIMAN MUNICIPAL:
Prez inaugurates new office complex for Ashiaman Municipal Assembly
Wednesday, October 12 2011

President Mills, as part of his tour to most parts of the Greater Accra Region today, has inaugurated a 4 storey Office Complex for the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly.

KPANDO:
DCE inaugurates school projects
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Kpando District Chief Executive, Francis Ganyaglo has inaugurated two new educational projects completed recently in the district with a call on the public to keep faith with the government as it works hard to solve their problems.

AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Stakeholders to find solution to poor BECE results
Wednesday, October 19 2011

Stakeholders meeting is to be held at Aburi North Electoral Area to address the dwindling educational standards in the area.

POLITICAL:
President ends tour of Greater Accra today
Thursday, October 13 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills will end his three days tour of the Greater Accra Region today with a tour of some project sites in the Accra Metropolis, Ga West and South Municipalities.

BOLGA:
Bolgatanga MCE asks Traders to occupy renovated markets
Thursday, October 13 2011

Mr Edward Ayiriba Ayaele, Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has asked traders to ply their trade at the renovated Bolgatanga Old Market or lose the ownership of their stores.

SISSALA EAST:
DCE outdoors Area Council chairpersons
Thursday, October 13 2011

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Sissala East District Assembly, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has advised Chairmen of the various Area Councils, and Unit Committee members to desist from deducting the 50% quota of mobilized revenue meant for the Area Councils, before reaching the Assembly.

BONGO:
Ayopia Assemblyman cries for basic health care
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Assembly member for Ayopia electoral area in the Bongo District in the Upper East Region, Atisiba Atule Joseph has pleaded with government and the Assembly to make efforts in supporting the area with a CHPS compound.

GOMOA WEST:
Only 30% of candidates qualify for SHS
Thursday, October 13 2011

Only 30 per cent of candidates who sat for the 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, in the Gomoa West District, have qualified to enter Senior High schools and Technical institutions.

TANO NORTH :
School feeding program reaches more pupils
Thursday, October 13 2011

As the “Better Ghana agenda” gathers momentum across the country the Tano North District Assembly has expanded the reach of the school feeding program in the area bringing the total number of beneficiary schools to 17.

KMA :
Ashanti records 61 percent increase in road accidents
Thursday, October 13 2011

Road accidents have killed 351 people in the Ashanti region since the beginning of the year.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t syndicates local banks to correct DACF delays
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has affirmed that Cabinet has finally approved of the measure to curtail funding gap in the District Assemblies.

GA WEST :
President Mills commends Zoomlion for new compost Plant
Thursday, October 13 2011

President Mills has inspected work on the new compost plant constructed by Zoomlion as part of the company’s attempt in recycling and managing garbage in the capital.

POLITICAL:
Gov�t creates new districts
Thursday, October 13 2011

Government has created 42 new districts while some existing ones have been elevated to municipal status.

GA WEST:
Resettlement town for Sodom and Gomorrah residents completed
Thursday, October 13 2011

Government has completed the construction of an ultra modern resettlement township at Adjin Kotoku in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra region to house people who are currently residing at Sodom and Gomorrah in Accra.

SUNYANI WEST :
More feeder roads to be constructed
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Sunyani West District Assembly as part of measures to improve road accessibility in the district has given for construction the main road linking Siatre and Kandro through the Catholic University.

KMA :
Policy Fair hit Kumasi
Thursday, October 13 2011

The Ashanti Region is the next region to benefit from the "Better Ghana" policy fair  which starts from 26th to 29th october this month at the kumasi cultural centre.

AMA:
Prez overwhelmed by Millennium School Project
Thursday, October 13 2011

Over the past few years the Accra Metropolitan Assembly has made conscious efforts to end the shift system in schools in the country to make the dream of making the Greater Accra Region a Millennium City come true.

GA SOUTH:
Mallam-Tetteh Quarshie road on course - Contractor assures Mills
Thursday, October 13 2011

The contractor of the of the Tetteh-Quarshie-Mallam Highway has assured the president that the company is putting up their best to see for the completion of the project.

POLITICS:
40 million seed money for new districts
Friday, October 14 2011

Government has assured newly created districts of efforts to provide them with seed monies to enable them start on a sound footing.

KADJEBI:
Kadjebi stands tall in sanitation management
Friday, October 14 2011

Kadjebi District in the Volta Region is one of the neatest districts across the country as a result of some conscious initiatives adopted by the Assembly.

KETU NORTH:
Better Ghana Agenda: Ketu North Education in Perspective
Friday, October 14 2011

Education is the basic stage of any meaningful growth and development of either man or society as such anyone who pursues education is considered to be making a wise investment and providing the best legacy for future generations.

GOMOA WEST:
Nsawam assembly member repair broken down tap
Friday, October 14 2011

Four communities in the Gomoa West now have access to pipe-borne (potable) water after years of seizure in flow due to broken lines and years of disrepairs.

SOCIAL:
Minister cautions against demonstration over new districts
Friday, October 14 2011

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has cautioned youth across the country who are discontent following the creation of the new districts to desist from embarking on demonstrations to state their case.

GA EAST :
Anumakor family demolishes structures on Atomic land
Friday, October 14 2011

Youth from the Anumakor family acting on a court order on Friday morning demolished over a hundred (100) stores located along the Atomic down to Ashongman road in the Ga East Municipality.

SOCIAL:
“If 170 districts are developed, the country is developed”-Ofosu Ampofo
Friday, October 14 2011

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has emphasised that it is important to increase the spate of development in the 170 districts, which would virtually reflect the development of the country.

DANGME WEST:
Chiefs request for a new edifice
Friday, October 14 2011

The President for the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, Nene Abram Kabu Akuaku III, has called on the government to help provide a new structure to serve as offices for the chiefs and their workers.

NADOWLI:
Announcement of new districts causes stir among residence
Saturday, October 15 2011

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Nadowli in the Upper West Region, Abu Kansangabata has hinted that tension is looming in the district as the creation of a new district beckons.

AKUAPEM SOUTH:
3 communities to benefit from w/c projects
Saturday, October 15 2011

Efforts are under way to provide three communities namely Bowkrom, Kukrudu and Sabon Zongo communities in the Akuapem South Municipality with water closet toilet facilities.

DANGME EAST:
President commends DCE
Saturday, October 15 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills has commended Rex Daniel Wusah, District Chief Executive for Dangme East for what he has been able to achieve within the period.

CAPE COAST: Netherlands to enter into sister relation with Cape Coast
Saturday, October 15 2011

The Netherlands Government is considering making the Cape Coast Metropolis a model city in order to effectively build collaboration between the two cities for their mutual good.

ATIWA:
Residents of Atiwa still struggles for basic needs months after floods
Saturday, October 15 2011

Barely three months after the devastating floods hit parts of the Eastern Region, residents of some Districts in the Region notably Atiwa and its surrounding towns hardest hit by the natural disaster, are still struggling to revert back to normal life.

RELIGION:
First batch of Hajj pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia
Saturday, October 15 2011


The first batch of 266 Ghanaian Muslim pilgrims to Mecca in Saudi Arabia left Accra on Friday.

AMA:
Government increases producer price for 2011/2012 main cocoa crop
Saturday, October 15 2011

Government on Friday announced an increase in the producer price of cocoa pegging it at GHc3, 280 per tonne for the 2011/2012 season up from the GHc 3,200 for the last season, despite falling world market prices for the commodity.

AMA:
State honours heroes
Saturday, October 15 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday conferred State Honours on a number of persons and groups for their distinguished services to the nation.

ATIWA:
Mrs Akuffo Addo donates to flood victims in Eastern Region
Saturday, October 15 2011

Mrs Rebecca Akuffo Addo, wife of Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has donated items valued at GH ¢ 7,000 to the recent flood victims in the Eastern Region.
 

AKUAPIM:
Akuapems celebrate annual Odwira festival
Saturday, October 15 2011

The Eastern Regional Minister, Dr Kwasi Akyem Apea-Kubi has appealed to the Akuapem Traditional Authorities to peacefully resolve all land disputes in the area to help maintain stability.

WASSA AMENFI:
Daboase water facility collapses, supply to Sekondi-Takoradi reduces
Saturday, October 15 2011

The volume of water supply to the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis has been reduced by 50 percent due to the collapse of the operational facility at the Daboase Water Works in the Western Region.

UPPER EAST: Regional Minister task Assemblies to sponsor more students
Saturday, October 15 2011

Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, on Friday tasked municipal and district assemblies in the region to adopt more radical approaches to addressing the problems of education in the area.
 

AMA:
GRNA asks striking nurses to return to work
Saturday, October 15 2011

The Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA) on Wednesday called on striking rotation nurses to resume their clinical internship with immediate effect since all their grievances were being addressed.

LOWER MANYA KROBO:
Queen Mothers take steps to reduce maternal mortality
Saturday, October 15 2011

Queens in the Manya Krobo District have taken steps to reduce maternal mortality and other pregnancy related complications in the area.

KWAWU EAST:
Students call for decentralisation of Minerals Commission
Saturday, October 15 2011

Students of Ofori Panin Senior High School at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region, have proposed a public policy to decentralise the Minerals Commission to enable small scale miners to register their businesses locally.
    

KADJEBI :
Assembly on course with Street naming
Sunday, October 16 2011

Kadjebi District has made significant stride in its street naming exercise aimed at ensuring some orderliness in the district.

KWAEBIBIREM :
Kade Technical School moves to new site
Sunday, October 16 2011

The Kade Senior High Technical School has finally been moved to its permanent site to make the  general running of the school as well as academic work more convenient.

EFFUTU :
Assembly clears debt to contractors
Sunday, October 16 2011

The Effutu Municipal Assembly has completed the debt payment of 465,00.00 Ghana Cedis it inherited from the previous administration to some contractors who executed projects for the Assembly.

AMA :
AMA Boss urges youth to be responsible
Sunday, October 16 2011

Alfred Vandepuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has called on the youth to take responsibility in securing their future by being purposeful in life.

SEKYERE CENTRAL :
school Heads to sign performance contract
Sunday, October 16 2011

Heads of basic schools in the Sekyere Central District are now to sign a performance contract with the local Education Directorate as part of measures to tackle the poor performance of pupils in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

NEW JUABEN :
Students join debate on Minerals Commission
Sunday, October 16 2011

Students of Ofori Panin Senior High School at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region, have proposed a public policy to decentralise the Minerals Commission to enable small scale miners to register their businesses locally.

SOUTH DAYI:
Wegbe-Kpalime pilots commercial rice production
Monday, October 17 2011

 

A pilot project on the suitability of large-scale rice and beans cultivation in the Wegbe-Kpalime area of the Volta Region is underway.


DANGME EAST:
Prez Mills gets new name
Monday, October 17 2011

The Paramount Chief of Ada Traditional Area, Nene Abraham Okuaku II has conferred an enviable name; “Ode Opieo,” on President Mills during his tour in the Capital City last week.

EFFUTU:
Assembly completes debt payments in two years
Monday, October 17 2011

The Effutu Municipal Assembly has completed the debt payment of 465,00.00 Ghana Cedis it inherited from the previous administration to some contractors who executed projects for the Assembly.

HEALTH:
Prez. announce measures to deal with Doctors strike
Monday, October 17 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills has given the strongest assurance that his government is working assiduously to contain the fall outs of the ongoing strike by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).

GOMOA WEST:
Tarkwa Assembly Member appeals for sanitary facilities
Monday, October 17 2011

The Assembly Member for Tarkwa electoral area in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region Mr. Eric Botchway has bemoaned the absence of sanitary facilities which has led to the deplorable sanitary conditions in his area.

HO:
Volta GNAT institutes awards scheme
Monday, October 17 2011

The Volta Region branch of the Ghana  National Association  of Teachers (GNAT) has instituted an annual regional awards scheme, as a strategy to motivate teachers who have distinguished themselves in their various schools, as well as non-teaching staff who also play a key role in quality education delivery.

NADOWLI:
Maternal Mortality rate surges in Nadowli
Monday, October 17 2011

Most women in the Upper West Region, particularly the Nadowli District would persistently resort to delivering at home despite the interventions put forward by the government in the area of maternal health.

OBUASI:
AGA to the rescue of Obuasi schools
Monday, October 17 2011

The Engineering Manager in Charge  of Projects of Anglo  Gold Ashanti (AGA), Obuasi Mine, Mr. Emmanuel Bartels, has reiterated his outfit’s commitment towards ensuring quality education delivery, particularly, at the basic level within its catchment area.

GA SOUTH:
Gov’t gets 50 acres of land for SHS
Monday, October 17 2011

The Chief of Ashalaja in the Ga South Municipality, Nii Akwanor III has promised to donate about 50 acres of land to the government for the construction of a Senior High school for the area.

HO:
Ho West chiefs plead for new district
Monday, October 17 2011

The Paramount Chief of the Avatime Traditional Area, Osie Adza Tekpor VII,  has appealed to the government to create a   new district for Ho West out of the current Ho Municipality, to ensure rapid development.

BRONG AHAFO:
MDAs urged to institutionalize Child Panels
Monday, October 17 2011

The Brong-Ahafo  branch of the Ghana   NGOs Coalition on the  Rights Child (GNCRC) has called on Municipal and District Assemblies and the Department of Social Welfare among other stakeholders, to, as a matter of urgency, institutionalize and strengthen child panel committees in all the municipalities and districts in the region.

AMA:
New districts will ensure balanced development -Minister
Monday, October 17 2011

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has said that the creation of the 42 new districts was neither for gerrymandering nor a matter of job for the boys, as was being perceived by sections of the public.

AMA:
Mills charges NHIA to show dedication to work
Monday, October 17 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills has cautioned the staff and management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to be mindful of their duties in the delivery of health care in the country.

BOLGA:
GH¢8,400 worth of sewing machines procured for 56 dressmakers
Monday, October 17 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bolgatanga, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle, has charged youths captured under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to utilise the numerous opportunities created by the government.

SUNYANI :
Sunyani and Techiman Assemblies establish sister-city pact
Monday, October 17 2011

Sunyani and Techiman Municipal Assemblies in Brong-Ahafo have established a sister-city relationship with the Tuscaloosa City of Alabama in the United States of America (USA).

KMA :
NHIS to save more money if family planning is considered
Monday, October 17 2011

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will save not less than US17 million annually if family planning services are included in the benefit packages under the scheme.

BAWKU:
Bawku Naba expresses deepest appreciation to Regional Minister
Monday, October 17 2011

The Bawku Naba, Asigiri Abugrago Azoka, has expressed his deepest appreciation to the Upper East Regional Minster, Mark Woyongo, for his commitment and dedication to duty which has helped to bring relative peace to Bawku.

SUNYANI:
Muslims depart Sunyani for Accra enroute to Mecca
Monday, October 17 2011

Thirty-two pilgrims made up of 20 men and 12 women from the Brong-Ahafo Region have left Sunyani for Accra enroute to Saudia Arabia to perform the Hajj.

AOWIN SUAMAN:
Assembly embarks on Cocoa House Project
Monday, October 17 2011

After decades of its inception into the country, cocoa has helped to transform the lives of many.

LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Gov’t to embark on more projects next year
Monday, October 17 2011

President Mills has declared that the list of projects which have been undertaken so far across the length and breadth of the country during his administration is just a tip of the iceberg to pave way for the downpour of projects which will be initiated next year 2012.

ATEBUBU- AMANTIN :
Stakeholders Conference on Ghana Social Opportunity Project underway
Monday, October 17 2011

As part of a nationwide preparation to implement the Ghana Social Opportunity Project, the Kumasi Regional Coordinating office of the program is holding a stakeholders meeting on the roadmap for effective implementation.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Assembly tackles sanitation by instituting mandatory clean-up exercise
Monday, October 17 2011

As part of measures to rid the Garu-Tempane district of filth and and its attendant diseases, the Assembly has directed that the first Saturday of every month must be used for clean-up exercises.

KETU SOUTH:
Pepsi ‘Corps’ orients stakeholders on basic social amenities
Monday, October 17 2011

An orientation course for Heads of departments, selected Assembly members, community leaders and selected teachers has been held in the Ketu South District Assembly.

KRACHI WEST:
Emergency meeting held following eruption of communal violence
Monday, October 17 2011

An emergency meeting has been held at Kete Krachi in the Krachi West District of the Volta Region following the eruption of violence within the community.

BIRIM NORTH:
New Abirem gets nurses’ quarters
Tuesday, October 18 2011

Health improvement remains a major priority to the Birim North District that some major investments have already been made.

KPANDO:
20 schools under trees eliminated
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Kpando District Assembly in the Volta Region with assistance from the Ghana Education Trust Fund has successfully eliminated twenty (20) schools out of fifty (50) schools under trees in the district.

NORTH TONGU:
Three SHS schools get computers
Tuesday, October 18 2011

Three senior high schools in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region were provided with computers to equip their Information Communication Technology (ICT) centres.

POLITICS:
Ministry clarifies new district assemblies status
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has  made further clarification about the creation of new District and Municipal Assemblies that were announced last week.

AKWAPIM SOUTH:
Jankama needs new public toilet
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The only toilet facility in the Jankama Community in the Akuapim South Municipality is said to have out lived its usefulness and has become a death trap to users.

KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
DCE calls for advocacy programmes to improve sanitation
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The District Chief Executive for Kassena Nankana West in the Upper East Region, Thomas Dalu Addah, has underscored the importance to increase educational forum on sanitation as a way of ensuring a clean environment.

SOCIAL :
President Mills directs 37 & Police Hospitals to recall retired Medical Officers
Tuesday, October 18 2011

President John Evans Atta Mills has directed the 37 Military Hospital and the Police Hospital to invite retired Medical Officers to help shore up the contingency to handle the increasing medical cases at the facilities.

SOCIAL :
Religious groups meet GMA
Tuesday, October 18 2011

Religious groups are meeting members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to endeavour to seek the return of the striking doctors, whose action has entered the tenth day, to work.

CAPE COAST:
Polytechnic introduces degree programme in Mechanical Engineering
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Acting Rector of Cape Coast Polytechnic,  Mr Kobena  Atomba Simpson, at the weekend announced that the academic facility  has received accreditation to commence a Bachelor of Technology degree programme in Mechanical Engineering for the 2011/2012 academic year.

DANGME WEST:
Assembly intensifies Agriculture programme
Tuesday, October 18 2011

In the quest to boost the level of agriculture in the country, the Dangme West District has unleashed its prowess on the agricultural sector in the district.

ZABZUGU/TATALE:
Basare Chiefs and people plead for new district
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Chiefs and people of the Zabzugu/Tatale District of the Basare Traditional Area have collectively called on governemnt to create a separate district out of the existing one to boost developemt of the area.

ADENTAN:
Assembly gets new health facility
Tuesday, October 18 2011

A new and modern community health centre has been erected at Amafro in the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) for the people to also benefit from the services of doctors and nurses in the area.

ASUNAFO SOUTH :
Assembly on course to fulfill ’Better Ghana’ agenda - DCE
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The District Chief Executive for Asunafo South Atta Bosompem says the assembly under his leadership is working hard to achieve the core principles of the “Better Ghana” agenda by the President.

AGONA EAST:
SHS in district gets computer laboratories
Tuesday, October 18 2011

Teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the Nsaba and Swedru Senior High Schools (SHS) in Agona East have been given a major boost following the presentation of twenty set of computers each for the two schools.

BOLGA:
Traders advised to relocate into renovated market
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, in the Upper East Region, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle has intimated that the government would always seek to provide a conducive business atmosphere to engineer growth of the local economy.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly clears huge debt
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ashaiman, Mr. Numo Adinortey Addison has said that under his administration, the assembly has been able to pay debt accrued by his predecessor to the tune of GH¢627,240.00

BAWKU:
15 farmer associations benefit from water pumps
Tuesday, October 18 2011

As part of measures to achieve sustainable and enhanced agriculture in Northern Ghana, the Bawku Municipal Assembly has delivered 20 water pumps and its accessories to farmer associations in the municipality.

ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Vote of no Confidence against DCE fails
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The embattled District Chief Executive for Atwima Nwabiagya Nana Asare Bediako has observed that the foiled Vote of no Confidence against him by some assembly members in the district is politically motivated.

NZEMA EAST:
MMDAs not breeding grounds for politicians – P.M
Tuesday, October 18 2011

The Presiding Member (P.M) for Nzema East Municipal Assembly, Mr. Emmanuel Yankson Kwofie has cautioned politicians to stop using the Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) as breeding grounds to propagate partisan politics.

TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Wantugu assemblyman decries excessive deforestation
Wednesday, October 19 2011

Lack of employable skills among the youth and women of Wantugu in the Tolon Kumbugu District of the Northern Region has led to the indiscriminate felling of trees for charcoal burning as a means economic activity in the area.

AMA:
Mayor under fire
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The continues stay in office of the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has been threatened following an attempt by some assembly members to pass a vote of no confidence in him on Tuesday.

AMA:
Vice President Mahama Leaves for ECOWAS Summit
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Vice President John Dramani is in Abuja to represent President J E A Mills at an extraordinary Economic Community of West African State ECOWAS summit.

AMA:
FDB cautions public on Adulterated Herbal Medicines on the Market
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Food and Drugs Board has cautioned the public to be wary of the herbal medicines they consume because its post market surveillance activities has revealed the influx of herbal medicines, which has been mixed with orthodox medicines.

NORTH TONGU:
Two steel bridges for Aflavenu, Agove communities
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Better Ghana Agenda train has really made positive impact on the some communities in the North Tongu District in the Volta as one of their challenges is being addressed.

AKATSI:
School feeding increases from 1339 to 4373 pupils
Wednesday, October 19 2011

Sixteen new schools in the Akatsi District in the Volta Region have been added to the school feeding programme as a result of the nationwide retargeting exercise.

KETU SOUTH:
DCE, residents laud proposed Aflao Municipality
Wednesday, October 19 2011

Residents of Aflao have expressed gratitude to government for the proposed Aflao Municipal Assembly and prayed that everything wil turn out as announced.

SISSALA EAST:
Education receives a boost in Sissala East
Wednesday, October 19 2011

As part of measures to improve the quality of education in the Sissala East District, the Assembly, together with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) has managed to put up some educational infrastructure in the district.

AMA:
Best Local Gov’t Minister gets award
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has received an outstanding award for being the best Local Government Minister in the country so far.

KWAHU EAST:
Some communities to benefit from electricity supply
Wednesday, October 19 2011

A good number of selected communities in the Kwahu East District, in the Eastern Region are scheduled to benefit from electricity provision by the end of this year.

AHANTA WEST:
Abura Gyanbenkrom gets new classroom block
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Abura Gyanbenkrom community in the Ahanta West district of the Western Region has received an eleven (11) unit classroom block from the Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL).

TANO NORTH :
Stakeholders meet to discuss progress in education
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The recent BECE results released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) appears to have ruffled some feathers in the country as the Tano North District Assembly is currently organizing a stakeholders meeting to ascertain the facts behind the poor performance of pupils in the area.

TAIN :
30 new schools constructed since January 2009- DCE
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Tain District Assembly has since January 2009 constructed 30 new classroom blocks to replace those under trees and also expand access to quality education in the area.

NADOWLI:
Youth demonstrate against creation of new districts
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The Nadowli District was yesterday thrown into disarray,as the youth of the area thronged the streets of Kaleo,a community in the district to register their dissatisfaction with  the creation of a new  district and its  capital out of the existing one.

AOWIN SUAMAN:
Assembly members to get new motorbikes
Wednesday, October 19 2011

The District Chief Executive for Aowin Suaman, Mr. Oscar Ofori Larbi has assured the Assembly Members in his district that they will very soon receive motorbikes each.

LEKMA:
Prez. Mills inaugurates water project at Teshie
Wednesday, October 19 2011

President John Evans Attah Mills today continued with his two day tour of parts of Accra with a visit to Teshie and the 37 Military Hospital where he inspected some ongoing and completed projects.

KMA :
LESDEP trains mobile phone repairs
Wednesday, October 19 2011

A month training of trainers’ workshop to build the competency of some selected mobile phone repairers in the Ashanti Region has ended in Kumasi.

ATIWA :
More school integrated into feeding programme
Thursday, October 20 2011

As part of efforts to promote quality and universal education, the Atiwa District Assembly have recently migrated six new schools onto the Ghana School Feeding Programme.

KPANDO:
Residents hail proposed elevation of Kpando District
Thursday, October 20 2011

Residents of Kpando have expressed gratitude to government for the proposed elevation of the district to a municipal status.

AKUAPEM SOUTH:
"We need public library" -Assemblyman
Thursday, October 20 2011

Mr. Apeadu E. Yeboah, Assemblyman for Aburi North Electoral Area is calling for public assistance to establish a public library at Aburi North to help students make good use of their leisure periods.

NKWANTA SOUTH:
Nkwanta-Dodopetesu road improved
Thursday, October 20 2011

Mr. Joseph Nyofam Ninkab, Nkwanta South District Chief Executive commended the 48 Field Engineer Regiment for swiftly working on the Nkwanta-Dodopetesu road.

WA:
40% roads not maintained annually – Roads Minister
Thursday, October 20 2011

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr. Joe Gidisu has said that the road fund accumulated from road tolls and other sources can only maintain sixty percent (60%) of roads in the country leaving a deficit of 40% of road not maintained annually.

SEKONDI:
Water supply to Sekondi/Takoradi cut by half
Thursday, October 20 2011

Water supply in the twin-city Sekondi/Takoradi has been reduced by 50 percent (50%) following the collapse of one of two clarifiers at the Daboase Headworks of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL).

KMA:
Traders to be evicted
Thursday, October 20 2011

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) have ordered traders doing business on the streets and pavements at Bantama and other parts of the Metropolis to willingly re-locate or face forceful eviction by today Thursday, October 20.

SISSALA EAST:
Wellembelle and Bugubelle receive Police post
Thursday, October 20 2011

The Sissala East District Assembly has managed to put up Police Posts in some communities of the district to re-enforce the security systems in the district.

KMA :
Traders cautioned against selling on pavement
Thursday, October 20 2011

Authorities of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) have ordered traders doing business on the streets and pavements at Bantama and other parts of the Metropolis to voluntarily re-locate or face forceful eviction by Thursday, October 20.

SUNYANI :
Minister atributes poor performance in BECE to poor supervision
Thursday, October 20 2011

Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong–Ahafo Regional Minister, has said the Region’s poor performance in 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination was due to weak supervision in public schools despite availability of good quality teachers.

AMA:
Hawkers back to the streets
Thursday, October 20 2011

Hawkers have once again taken over the streets in the Central Business District (CBD) of Accra after they were successfully evicted nearly a year ago.

KWAHU EAST:
Assembly improves means of transport at Kotoso
Thursday, October 20 2011

The Kwahu East District Assembly through the various interventions undertaken to reduce the social difficulties of the people in the area, has secured a 60 seater Canoe with an outboard motor for the Tafo-Bokuruwa-Nteso-Kotoso Area Council.

KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
WFP supports Guinea fowl farmers
Thursday, October 20 2011

The World Food Programme (WFP) has helped to establish a modernized structure for Guinea fowl farmers in the Kassena Nankana West District, to boost their production.

BONGO:
Residents to enjoy pipe borne water soon
Thursday, October 20 2011

Bongo District with its surrounding environs has for the past years experienced a troubled water system, as the underground water from which the district relies on was characterized by too much fluoride.

AMA:
Tony Aidoo schools Chief Executives on new project monitoring system
Thursday, October 20 2011

In the quest to make the government transparent and accountable, a new system has been put in place to track and monitor government projects and policies initiated in the country.

BIRIM SOUTH:
10 communities get boreholes
Friday, October 21 2011

The Government of Ghana in collaboration with the Cocoa Institute is drilling 10 boreholes for various communities in the Birim South District in the Eastern Region.

AKATSI:
New complex for police service
Friday, October 21 2011

The Akatsi District Assembly is collaborating with the Ghana Police Service in the district to construct new office complex for the service.

NKWANTA SOUTH:
School feeding now feeds 24 schools
Friday, October 21 2011

From 1042 pupils, the School Feeding Programme is feeding 4446 pupils in the Nkwanta South District as a result of the retargeting exercise.

AMA:
Doctors on retirement to be deployed in the absence of GMA members
Friday, October 21 2011

Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Rojo Mettle-Nunoo on Wednesday said retired doctors and doctors in managerial positions would be deployed in health facilities to protect lives while government found solutions to contain the fall outs of the ongoing strike by members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).

KMA:
Muslim leaders sensitized on preservation of Islamic heritage
Friday, October 21 2011

A day’s workshop to sensitize selected Muslim leaders on the proper handling of Arabic manuscripts, prints and rare books has been held in Kumasi.

DANGME WEST:
Deprived schools receive donations
Friday, October 21 2011

A United Kingdom (UK)  based charity organisation, “Equipping  Schools for the Future,” over the weekend, donated assorted items worth GH¢4,085 to three deprived schools and the district education office in the Dangme West District Assembly (DWDA).

DANGME WEST:
Ningo Chiefs and Youth to embark on demo
Friday, October 21 2011

The chiefs and people of the Ningo traditional  area are planning a massive demonstration scheduled for today October 21 against government’s decision to make Prampram the district capital of the newly created Ningo Prampram district.

SISSALA WEST:
Bullu community grapples with Girl Child Education
Friday, October 21 2011

Girl Child Education has been a major concern for contemporary governments in Africa and the World at large, as these governments in partnership with NGO’s continuously seek for ways to promote Girl’s education in their jurisdiction.

TMA:
GRIDCo undertakes health walk
Friday, October 21 2011

Staffs and stakeholders of the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDco) have embarked on a health walk exercise as part of activities marking their Safety week celebrations in the Tema Metropolis last week.

AJUMAKO:
Babinso gets information centre
Friday, October 21 2011

Babinso a town under the Ajumako Eyan district in the Central region has been provided with an information centre.

AJUMAKO:
Brofoyedur, Babinso assemblyman calls for school feeding
Friday, October 21 2011

The assemblyman for Ajumako Enyam Essiam district, Fredrick Kofi Inkoom has called on government to migrate schools in his district onto the Ghana School Feeding Programme GSFP to boost the quality of education in the district.

BIRIM SOUTH:
Akim Swedru lack public cemetery
Saturday, October 22 2011

Akim Swedru, the district capital of the Birim South District is without a public cemetery and residents have to rely on those owned by religious bodies or community owned ones.

SOCIAL:
Prez lauds NHIA for new edifice
Saturday, October 22 2011

President Mills has lauded the management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) for erecting a new magnificent office complex to serve as offices for the Authority.

AMA:
“Empower women to fight food insecurity”
Friday, October 21 2011

The 2011 commemoration of the  International Day of Rural Women  has reignited the need for the  government, civil society organisations, and the various agencies to act in a more urgent way to address issues that limit women’s productivity, particularly, in the agricultural sector.

HEALTH:
FDB courts media support on iodated salt
Friday, October 21 2011

THE Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has held a day’s sensitisation workshop on salt iodation for media practitioners in the region.

DANGBE WEST:
Deprived schools in district receive donations
Friday, October 21 2011

A United Kingdom (UK)  based charity organisation, “Equipping  Schools for the Future,” over the weekend, donated assorted items worth GH¢4,085 to three deprived schools and the district education office in the Dangbe West District Assembly (DWDA).

SISSALA EAST:
Assembly facilitates farmers in modern aspects of Agric
Friday, October 21 2011

The Sissala East District Assembly, through its Agriculture development programme has extended training to various farmers in the district, on Animal feeding, treatment and other related activities in Agriculture.

TAMALE:
SADA must place emphasis on road construction
Friday, October 21 2011

Participants at a workshop on Poverty Reduction in Northern Ghana have urged the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to prioritise road construction in the three Northern regions to open up the area for development.

KMA:
Traders vacate race course land
Friday, October 21 2011

Traders who conduct their business around the Kumasi race course area have finally relocated to other satellite markets in the metropolis.

CAPE COAST:
Central Region to put in place strategies to contain doctors strike
Saturday, October 22 2011

The Central Regional Directorate of Health Services is considering mapping out strategies to offload some of the work load on hospitals in the region so that the sick will not have to concentrate on one hospital to get medical attention.

KETU NORTH:
Work progresses on Devego/Xipe water project
Saturday, October 22 2011

The dream of residents of Devego and its surrounding communities in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region to have regular and reliable potable water is fast becoming a reality.

AMA:
Assemblyman ranks Vanderpuije 90%
Saturday, October 22 2011

The Assemblyman for Akweteman Electoral Area, Mr. Razak Abdul Isssah has lauded the Accra Metropolitan Boss, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije for chalking great successes in execution of developmental projects in the metropolis.

AMA:
YPG cleans up Sakaman neighbourhood
Saturday, October 22 2011

Members of the Young People’s Guild (YPG) of the Ramseyer Congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana at South-Odorkor have undertaken a clean-up exercise as part of the YPG’s 20th anniversary.

BECHEM:
MOFA prders Court to compel a farmer to pay GH¢ 800.
Saturday, October 22 2011

 The Tano South District Office of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) on Thursday sought an order from the District Magistrate Court at Bechem to compel a farmer to pay a sum of GH¢ 800, being the cost of inputs MOFA supplied to Mrs. Afia Kumi Osman, 2009 best maize farmer in the District, under the block farm project.
 

AMA;
Junior Achievement student company competition opens in Accra
Saturday, October 22 2011

The Junior Achievement (JA) Student Company of the Year competition 2011 for secondary schools in the African Region is underway in Accra.

SUNYANI:
Minister attributes poor performance in BECE to poor supervision
Saturday, October 22 2011

Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong–Ahafo Regional Minister, has said the Region’s poor performance in 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination was due to weak supervision in public schools despite availability of good quality teachers.

BOSUSO:
Scientist urges cocoa farmers to embrace cocoa fertilization
Saturday, October 22 2011

Dr Francis Tetteh, President of the Soil Science Society of Ghana (SSSG), has attributed the increase in cocoa production in Ghana over the past six years to the application of cocoa fertilizer by farmers.

TAMALE:
SADA must place emphasis on road construction
Saturday, October 22 2011

Participants at a workshop on Poverty Reduction in Northern Ghana have urged the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to prioritise road construction in the three Northern regions to open up the area for development.
 

AMA:
UN commends Ghana for peaceful conflict prevention mechanisms
Saturday, October 22 2011

The United Nations (UN) on Friday commended Ghana for developing mechanisms that ensured peaceful resolution of disputes, citing the country’s National Architecture for Peace as a “sterling” model to the global community on conflict settlement.
 

AMA:
Private universities petition Mould-Iddrisu
Saturday, October 22 2011

The Conference of Heads of Private Universities in Ghana  has petitioned the Minister for  Education, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, to rescind the decision of the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) that students with D7 and E8 should not be admitted to the universities.

AMA:
Mills commissions more projects in Accra
Saturday, October 22 2011


President John Evans Atta Mills, on Wednesday, commissioned a pipe-borne water project at Sangonaa, a fishing community at Teshie in the Greater Accra Region, to put to rest the over one decade water problem in the community.

KPANDO :
Residents commend government for new school building
Sunday, October 23 2011

The people of Trukpe Zanukope and Aveti-Denui in the Kpando District have commended government, the local government Ministry, Educational Ministry and all others who played a role in ensuring that the two communities were provided with new classroom blocks.

NEW JUABEN :
Ultra modern market complex near completion
Sunday, October 23 2011

A three storey block of market stores and offices being constructed by the New Juaben Municipal Assembly at the Central Mosque Area in Koforidua is almost complete.

NEW JUABEN :
Nurses keep "clean slate" as no death registered since Doctors left
Sunday, October 23 2011

No death has been recorded at the Koforidua Central Hospital since the Medical Doctors began their strike action.

ASIKUMA/ODOBEN :
Minister appeals to Doctors to resume work while they negotiate
Sunday, October 23 2011

Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe the Central Regional Minister has urged to medical doctors to tamper justice with mercy and return to work for the sake of the ordinary Ghanaian  particularly, those in the rural areas.    

GARU TEMPANE :
Miniter calls for Financial independence for MMDA’s
Sunday, October 23 2011

The Upper East Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo, has urged the government to put more emphasis on the implementation of the financial decentralization concept to speed up the development of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

WA EAST :
All must help promote freedom of movement of the blind- GUB
Sunday, October 23 2011

Mr. Job Buobunaa, Chairman of the Upper West Regional Branch of the Ghana Union of the Blind, has stated that the freedom of movement of the Blind must be jealously and totally promoted by every citizen of Ghana.

NORTH TONGU:
Juapong gets new medical centre
Monday, October 24 2011

A new health facility has been completed for Juapong communities to ensure easy accessibility to health care.

BIRIM SOUTH:
Assembly completes works on Akim Awisa, Akim Aperade markets
Monday, October 24 2011

The Birim South District in the Eastern Region is making tremendous efforts to improve economic activities in the area with the provision of necessary infrastructure that will aid this course.

NKWANTA SOUTH:
12 schools under trees eliminated
Monday, October 24 2011

Twelve schools in the Nkwanta North District in the Volta region have their worries over dilapidated and make shift structures as classroom blocks eliminated following the constructions of modern classroom blocks for them.

AMA:
Ghana signs MOU to train 250 medical personnel in Cuba-Veep
Monday, October 24 2011

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday announced that government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cuba to start the training of 250 Ghanaians as medical doctors by next year.

STMA:
FDB educates food vendors on proper handling of food
Monday, October 24 2011

A Regulatory Officer at the Western Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB), has noted that good hygiene practices before, during and after food preparation could reduce the chances of food poisoning.

GOMOA WEST:
Abonko assemblyman decries acute water shortage
Monday, October 24 2011

Students of the Denkyira Abonko Senior High School SHS in the Gomoa West of the Central Region have for some time now been spending almost half of the academic time alloted for studies in search of water.

AOWIN SUAMAN:
27 schools covered under school feeding programme.
Monday, October 24 2011

The District Chief Executive for Aowin Suaman District Assembly, Hon. Oscar Ofori Larbi has announced the assembly’s plans to increase the number of schools enrolled onto the school feeding program in the district.

AJUMAKO:
Improved power supply boost efficiency of Artisans at Brofoyedur
Monday, October 24 2011

Businesses at Brofoyedur and Babinso that relies on electricity are operating at full capacity following the changing of a two phase electricity supply to four.

KWAHU EAST:
Assembly reconsiders decision to sack Fulani Herdsmen
Monday, October 24 2011

The Kwahu East District Assembly has noted that instead of the District driving away all the Fulani herdsmen in the area, it would rather explore means of co-existence between their people and the herdsmen.

NEW JUABEN:
PMs of MMDAs want term of office extended
Monday, October 24 2011

Presiding members of the Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have called for the extension of their tenure of office from two to four years.

LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Assembly installs 420 streetlights
Monday, October 24 2011

Evening experience in the Ledzekuku-Krowor Municipality is now very interesting, the Chief Executive, Hon. Daniel Amartey Mensah, has said.

KMA :
Educationist ask students to be focused
Monday, October 24 2011

Professor Kwasi Akwafo Adarkwa, the immediate Past Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, has urged students to be focused and have a positive attitude towards their course of studies.

THLD:
Lower Denkyira Protest Over Siting of new capital
Monday, October 24 2011

The chiefs and people of Lower Denkyira have made a passionate appeal to government on the proposed capital for the newly- created Hemang-lower Denkyira district to be sited at Hemang.

AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Assembly provides housing facility for teachers
Monday, October 24 2011

The Ahafo Ano South District Assembly has taken a bold step at addressing the nagging issue of teachers’ accommodation by constructing new teachers’ quarters to house teachers who accept posting to the district.

BOSOME FREHO :
New measures to curb poor performance of students introduced
Monday, October 24 2011

As a measure to effectively curb the poor academic performance of  students in the Bosome Freho District, the assembly has initiated a local mock examination system to regularly monitor the performance of prospective BECE students before they undertake the exam.

GARU - TEMPANE:
DCE lauds gov’t for implementing the Composite Budget
Monday, October 24 2011

The District Chief Executive for the Garu-Tempane District Assembly David Adakudugu has stressed the importance of the Composite Budgeting, implemented by the government at the Assembly level.

KETU SOUTH:
Assembly to undertake massive expansion of potable water
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Mr. Ruben Kornu , head of water and sanitation department at the Ketu South District has expressed optimism that the Assembly is close to securing fund to expand potable water to as many communities  as possible.

ATIWA:
More schools under trees eliminated
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Government is gradually making some headway in its quest to eliminate the over four thousand schools under trees spread across the country.

KWAEBIBIREM:
DCE urges MASLOC beneficiaries to pay back
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Beneficiaries of the Micro Finance and Small Loan (MASLOC) in the Kwaebibirem District have been advised to honour their repayment obligations to the centre.

SISSALA EAST:
Regional School feeding Coordinator commends Sissala East menu
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The Upper West Regional School Feeding Co-coordinator, Cecilia Hamza has commended the Sissala East District for its menu provided for the school feeding programme in the area.

LAWRA:
Nandom Youth forum applauds Prez for creating new district
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The Nandom Youth Forum has implored indigenes of the area to come together and unite, so as to capture and utilize the opportunities that come with the creation of the Nandom district.

HOHOE:
Dressmaking apprentices receive sewing machines
Tuesday, October 25 2011

A total of 45 sewing machines worth 7,200 Ghana Cedis has been presented to dressmaking apprentices under the Skills and Vocational Training Module of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Hohoe Municipality in the Volta Region.

YILO KROBO:
34 stores constructed in Nkurakan
Tuesday, October 25 2011

As part of efforts made to fulfill the Better Ghana Agenda, the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly under the able leadership of Hon. Andrew Soda has constructed 34 modern stores with toilet facilities at Nkorakan.

GA EAST:
More schools get ultra-modern structure
Tuesday, October 25 2011

In the quest to boost the level of education in the municipality, the Ga East Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) have constructed an ultra modern 8 unit classroom block for more than 10 schools in the municipality with ancillary facilities.

KWAHU EAST:
New lorry park creates over 2,000 jobs.
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The commissioning of an ultra modern lorry park at Nkawkaw in the Kwahu East District has greatly contributed to the reduction of unemployment in the area as it has created over 2,000 jobs.

GOMOA WEST:
Enyame gets five boreholes
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Residents of Enyame, a town in the Gomoa West District are experiencing a new lease of life following the provision of five boreholes to improve the supply of potable water in the area.

PRESTEA - HUNI VALLEY :
Chief calls for review of mining law
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Nana Ntebo Pra IV, Divisional Chief of Himan-Prestea, has called for the review of the mining law to enhance its contribution to the country’s economy and the needs of mining communities.

WA:
Make family Planning Services part of NHIS-Director
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah, Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, has appealed to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to consider the inclusion of family planning services in the policy implementation.

KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
GHS 32,000 rehabilitated abattoir inaugurated at Navrongo
Tuesday, October 25 2011

A GHS 32,000 rehabilitated abattoir and a meat shop has been inaugurated in the Navrongo market in the Upper East Region.

STMA:
Ghana Navi gets four new patrol vessels
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Ghana is now ready to combat illegal activities on the country’s territorial waters with the arrival of four new ships, Defence Minister Lieutenant Joseph Henry Smith on Monday assured.

KMA :
2 Prempeh College Students Killed
Tuesday, October 25 2011

Disaster struck Prempeh College, a premier High School (SHS) in Kumasi, yesterday afternoon, when two students of the school were killed in a gory accident.

KMA :
GRA destroys quantity of cigarettes
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has destroyed 139 cartons of seized cigarettes worth 74,000 dollars in Kumasi.

GARU -TEMPANE:
Gov’t will secure 75% votes - DCE
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The District Chief Executive for the Garu-Tempane District Assembly, in the Upper East Region, David Adakudugu has hinted that because of the innumerable socio-economic development he has anchored in the district, this has helped endear the government to the hearts of the people.

AJUMAKO:
Traditional Council Elevates 3 Sub-Chiefs
Tuesday, October 25 2011

The Ajumako Traditional Council have elevated three sub-chiefs in the area to status of Nguaintoihen, Abakomahem and Baemhem due to their dedication to the growth of the traditional area.

AMA:
Education Minister directs schools to remain closed for today
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The Minister of Education, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu has directed all schools in Accra and Tema to remain closed for today to ensure safety and security of the students.

AMA:
Accra experiences heavy flooding
Wednesday, October 26 2011

It is a horrible and sad scene in most places in the Accra Metropolis following last night’s heavy down pour in Accra and Tema.

NKWANTA NORTH:
Pibilla and Nabu get CHPS compounds
Wednesday, October 26 2011

Health accessibility has been sent to the door steps of two communities in the Nkwanta North District with the establishment of Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in those communities.

AMA:
UNFPA educates National House of Chiefs on 7 billion world population projection
Wednesday, October 26 2011

Dr Stephen Kwankye, Executive Director National Population Council, has called on chiefs to actively and effectively participate in sensitizing the public on the importance of family planning as global population reaches seven billion.

EFFUTU:
Ghanaians asked to embrace family planning to make NHIS sustainable.
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Awutu Effutu Senya Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (AESMHIS), Mr. John Kofi Kussachin, has asked Ghanaians to embrace family planning to make the National  Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cost-effective and sustainable.
  

TALENSI-NABDAM:
World Servants build teachers quarters for Nangodi Schools
Wednesday, October 26 2011

World Servants, a Holland-based group, in collaboration with the Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGREDS), is constructing a-three unit teachers’ quarters for the Nangodi Primary and Junior High Schools in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region.

GA WEST:
District Assemblies asked to enforce building code strictly
Wednesday, October 26 2011

Building Inspectors of District Assemblies have been urged to strictly enforce the building code and ensure that the site plan of communities are complied with by estate developers.

AMA:
Gov’t Appoints New NCCE Head
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The President, Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, has in consultation with the Council of State, appointed Mrs. Charlotte Osei as Chairperson for the National Commission for Civic Education.

Effutu:
Five Effutu Schools gets uniforms and exercise books
Wednesday, October 26 2011

Five schools in selected communities in the Effutu District have benefited from the distribution of 7,726 exercise books and 1,926 school uniforms.

GOMOA WEST:
Amanful Obiri gets 3 unit classroom block
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The awful situation of school under trees will soon come become a thing of the past for people of Amanful Obiri in the Gomoa West District as government provides a 3- unit kindergarten class-rooms block with office and store for the area.

AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Aburi North Assembly man promotes quality education
Wednesday, October 26 2011

In a bid to help address the poor results of Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Aburi North electoral area the assembly man for the area, Apeadu E. Yeboah has established a youth club.

AMA:
Prez. Mills tours areas affected by flood.
Wednesday, October 26 2011

President John Evans Attah Mills this morning toured parts of Accra which were badly hit by Tuesday night’s heavy down pour.

BIRIM CENTRAL:
"Better Ghana Agenda on Course in Birim Central" - MCE
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly has embarked on a number of development projects aimed at ensuring that the Government’s “Better Ghana Agenda” is on course.

AMA:
Rail transport services in Accra cancelled
Wednesday, October 26 2011

Rail transportation service in Accra has been canceled for today due to yesterday’s heavy down pour which caused a lot of destruction in the Accra metropolis.

LOWER MANYA:
Gov’t to build ultra modern market at Agormanya
Wednesday, October 26 2011

The Chief executive of Lower Manya Krobo, Hon. Isaac Agbo Tetteh has disclosed that government has secured an amount of GHS 30, 000 for the construction of an ultra modern market at Pienqua to boost economic activities at in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality

GOMOA WEST:
Ultra modern market for Oguaa-Odina
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Oguaa/ Odina electoral area in the Gomoa West District will soon have an ultra modern market to boost economic activities in the area.

SOCIAL:Doctors call off strike , while arbitration continues
Wednesday, October 26 2011

News just in indicates that the leadership of the Ghana Medical Association has finally called off its 18- day strike and subsequently urged its members to return to the consulting room while the compulsory arbitration process between them and Fair wages continues.

SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Assembly calls for expansion of Buoho Market
Thursday, October 27 2011

Assemblyman for Anum Apapam, Stephen Bekoe in the Suhum/Kraboa/Coatar District in the Eastern has appealed to authorities at the assembly to consider expanding the market at Buoho to meet the increasing number of people ready to use it.

NKWANTA NORTH:
Assembly improves infrastructure with DDF
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Nkwanta North district has complemented government effort at eliminating schools under trees with modern classroom blocks with the provision of some school structures.

BIRIM SOUTH:
Modern complex for education directorate soon
Thursday, October 27 2011

The wait may soon be over for the Birim South District Directorate of Education to get a comfortable and permanent office complex.

AMA:
Businesses count their losses
Thursday, October 27 2011

People are still counting their losses after yesterday’s flood disaster that hit Accra which brought economic activities to total halt in the early hours of the day.

HEALTH:
Suspension of strike is out of respect - GMA
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Ghana Medical Association says the decision to call off its strike action was primarily to show respect to the National Labour Commission.

OBUASI:
Assembly still focused on improving education- MCE
Thursday, October 27 2011

The MCE for Obuasi Alexander Ackom says the assembly under his leadership is still focused on improving the quality of education in the area in spite of the numerous social and economic challenges that confront the municipality.

SOCIAL:
National Confab of Local Government Authorities underway in Tamale
Thursday, October 27 2011

The 2nd part of the Bi-annual Conference of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is underway in Tamale in the Northern Region.

GA WEST:
MCE inaugurates new ICT centre
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Chief Executive for Ga West, Nii Armah Tackie, has inaugurated a GHS 240,000 ICT centre for the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

TOLON:
Women urged to participate in decision making
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Assembly Member for Nawuni Electoral area of the Tolon district, Anamiabi Asampo has urged women to actively paticipate in decision making in their respective communities since they constitute the majority of the people affected by those decisions.

ASUOGYAMAN:
District adjudged the leader in School Feeding Program
Thursday, October 27 2011

Mr Johnson Ahiakpor, the Asuogyaman District Chief Executive has said the District has been adjudged as the best in implementing the School Feeding Program during the district audit conducted last year.

EAST GONJA :
Assembly institutes “Sanitation Day” to curb filth
Thursday, October 27 2011

The East Gonja District Assembly has instituted a “Sanitation Day” as part of efforts to fight poor sanitation in the area.

BAWKU:
Assembly undertakes redevelopment of Shea sector
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Presiding Member for the Bawku Municipal Assembly, A.A  Awini has reiterated that the government in conjunction with the Assembly has initiated moves to redevelop the Shea sector in the Municipality.

TALENSI-NABDAM :
PM assures of massive infrastractural development in education
Thursday, October 27 2011

As part of measures to give impetus to the development of education in the Talensi-Nabdam  district, the Assembly has   expanded infrastructure projects in the small scale mining areas in the district.

AOWIN SUAMAN :
“The Grassroots should be the Nucleaus of decision making”-PM
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Presiding Member for the Aowin Suaman District Assembly in the Western Region,Hedidor Alexander Yaw has disclosed that in achieving the desired ends of the decentralisation process, the government should maximise the development of Power, Resources and Competence in the grassroots.

SOCIAL: Min. urges MMDA’s to undertake joint economic ventures
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to join forces together and initiate economic ventures in viable areas of the economy.

KWAHU NORTH:
Mepe/Ada Assemblyman calls for electricity expansion
Friday, October 28 2011

Mr. Senyo Gothar, Assembly member for the Mepe/Ada/Twi Electoral Area in the Kwahu North District said their main concern now is for more communities in the area to be connected to the national grid.

EFFUTU: Assembly constructs two ICT centres
Thursday, October 27 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Effutu Municipality in the Central Region,Nii Ephraim has indicated that the Assembly in the quest to enhance quality education  in the municipality has constructed two ICT centres.

NKWANTA SOUTH:
Nkwanta SHS and Brewaniase get infrastructure improvement
Friday, October 28 2011

Government has improved infrastructure at Brewaniase and Nkwanta Senior High Schools in the Nkwanta South District in the Volta Region.

SUHUM:
Residents call for electricity meters
Friday, October 28 2011

Residents of in the Nankese Electoral in the Suhum/Kraboa/Coaltar District have appealed to authorities to accelerate efforts at connecting some remaining two communities in the area to the national grid.

NORTH TONGU:
Assembly improves Adidome lorry park
Friday, October 28 2011

A congenial atmosphere has been created for drivers and commuters at Adidome with pavement of the lorry park.

AMA:
Prez Mills commits resources to prevent future flooding
Friday, October 28 2011

The President of Ghana, John Evans Atta Mills says he has committed resources towards building storm drains in the Greater Accra Region and other parts of the country to prevent future flooding.

POLITICS:
Tell the success story of the government – Alhaji Asoma Banda
Friday, October 28 2011

Alhaji Asoma Banda, Member of the Council of State, has called on public officials to loudly tell the success story of the Mills Administration.

SUHUM:
Physically challenged persons at Suhum to demonstrate against assembly
Friday, October 28 2011

Members of the physically challenged in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, have appealed to the District Assembly to release their share of the two per cent allocated to them under the District Assemblies Common Fund.

BOLE:
Assembly to charge timber, charcoal operators for revenue
Friday, October 28 2011

The District Chief Executive for Bole, Alhaji Seidu Samson Abudu has vowed to further increase revenue collection in the district although the assembly has chalked successes in the area of revenue mobilization over the years.

SISSALA EAST:
DCE expresses readiness to host National Ambulance Service
Friday, October 28 2011

The Chief Executive for Sissala East District, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has expressed the assembly’s readiness to host the National Ambulance Service in the Sissala East District.

Friday, October 28 2011
BIRIM SOUTH:
Teachers to be given official residence
Friday, October 28 2011

As part of efforts to give meaning to the “Better Ghana” agenda campaign by the President the Birim South district assembly will soon embark on a policy that will provide decent accommodation for all teachers who are serving in the district.

DANGME WEST:
Natriku town inaugurates clinic
Friday, October 28 2011

A refurbished clinic has been inaugurated at Natriku, a town near Akuse in the Dangme West District in a bid to meet the health needs of the people in the area.

SISSALA EAST :
Government Commended for new Midwifery college
Friday, October 28 2011

The Presiding Member for Sissala East District of the Upper West Region Alex Bapula has lauded government for constructing a new midwifery college to facilitate health education and delivery in the area.

GOMOA WEST:
Gomoa Mankessim assemblyman calls for help
Friday, October 28 2011

The Assemblyman for Gomoah Mankessim in the Gomoah West District, Hon. Edwin Sampson has appealed to government to make available another Junior High school (JSH) block to boost the quality of education in the area.

TOLON KUMBUNGU:
3 Unit-classroom block for Nyili
Friday, October 28 2011

Teaching and learning at the Nyili primary school in the Tolon Kumbugu District of the Northern Region has receive a major boost following the construction of a 3 Unit classroom block for the town.

SOCIAL :
Use dialogue instead of law in resolving disputes- Min.
Friday, October 28 2011

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has adviced local assemblies in the country to resort to dialogue in resolving their differences.

EFFTU:
Ghanaians asked to embrace family planning to make NHIS sustainable.
Friday, October 28 2011

The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Awutu Effutu Senya Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (AESMHIS), Mr. John Kofi Kussachin, has asked Ghanaians to embrace family planning to make the National  Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cost-effective and sustainable.

EAST AKYEM:
About 1500 basic schools benefits from reading festival
Friday, October 28 2011

About 1,500 basic school pupils in the East Akyem Municipality have benefited from a reading and quiz festival to inculcate in them the habit of reading.

SOCIAL :
Ebenezer Akuoko Frempong is new NALAG President
Friday, October 28 2011

The DCE for Sekyere Central in the Ashanti Region Ebenezer Akuoko Frempong has been elected the new NALAG President polling 239 votes out of the total valid votes count of 542.

LOWER MANYA :
Nene Sakite wants mining laws reviewed
Friday, October 28 2011

The chief of Manya Krobo traditional area Nene Sakite II has made a clarion call to the government to urgently review the mining laws of the country.

ASUNAFO NORTH :
More infrastructure development to improve quality education
Friday, October 28 2011

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly,Alhaji M.K Doku has reiterated that the Assembly has over the years doubled up development in the education sector in the Municipality

POLITICS:
NALAG lauds composite budget
Friday, October 28 2011

The General Secretary of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed-Sheriff has welcomed government’s decision to present the first composite budget in November this year.

KWAHU NORTH:
Digya community suffers neglect
Saturday, October 29 2011

The people of Digya in the Kwawu North District felt neglected by subsequent governments since they are not considered for any development project for so many years.

AMA :
NALAG lauds composite budget
Saturday, October 29 2011

The General Secretary of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed-Sheriff has welcomed government’s decision to present the first composite budget in November this year.

NKORANZA SOUTH :
Assembly to upgrade central Lorry station
Friday, October 28 2011

The Nkoranza South District Assembly has ear marked the central lorry station in the district as the next target for the ongoing infrastructural redevelopment campaign in the area.

AKUAPIM NORTH:
Asamang NyameBekyere Community to be connected onto national grid
Saturday, October 29 2011

The wish and prayer of the people of Asamang Nyamebekyere in the Akwapim North District to be connected to the national grid and have constant electricity supply will soon come true as a contractor begins work on the long awaited electrification project in the area.

AJUMAKO:
Road linking Anyinasu to Solomon in deplorable state
Saturday, October 29 2011

For nearly decades now, a stretch of road linking Anyinasu to Solomon in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District in the Central Region has gone from bad to worse thanks to a long period of neglect.

TOLON KUMBUGU:
Voggu assemblyman appeals to President Mills
Saturday, October 29 2011

The assemblyman for Voggu electoral area in the Tolon Kumbugu District of the Northern Region Mumuni Baako has made a passionate appeal to the president to revive the irrigation project at Voggu to give farming its rightful place in the community.

AKUAPIM SOUTH:
PM expresses satisfaction about pace of development
Saturday, October 29 2011

Mr. William Kotey Neequaye, Presiding Member for the Akuapim South Municipality has expressed satisfaction at the level of development in the district over the past three years.

AMA;
Six Ministers to appear before Parliament next week
Saturday, October 29 2011

Cletus Avoka, the Majority Leader of Parliament has said six ministers would be expected to answer questions on the floor of the house during the second week of their meeting on Tuesday, 1, November 2011.

HO:
Nduom’s stint in NPP was a call for national duty - Ahiadzro
Saturday, October 29 2011

Mr Prince Ahiadzro, the Volta Regional Chairman of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), has said Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom’s stint as Minister in the New Patriotic Party government was a call for national duty.

CAPE COAST:
Government provides GH¢5.2million for projects in Central
Saturday, October 29 2011


The Government has allocated GH¢ 5.2 million to the Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) for the implementation of some social interventions and economic projects in the Region.
 

NKORANZA:
Assembly to institute teachers awards day
Saturday, October 29 2011

Members of the Nkoranza North District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo have proposed the institution of a "Teachers Awards Day" in the area to honour hard working and dedicated teachers to boost their morale.

HO:
New schemes crafted into police training for more efficiency
Saturday, October 29 2011


The Ghana Police Service on Friday said it has injected more disciplines and schemes into the Service’s recruit training to enable it to meet the exigencies of modern day policing.
 

ASHIAMAN:
Common Fund Secretariat supplies equipment for Institutions
Saturday, October 29 2011

Mr Alfred Kwame  Agbesi, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ashaiman, in conjunction with the Common Fund Secretariat on Thursday donated equipment worth 50,000 Ghana Cedis, to 18 organisations and institutions within the Municipality to assist them in their work.

AMA:
GCB predicts higher profit margins
Saturday, October 29 2011

The Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank, Simon Dornoo is confident that the bank will end the year with bigger profit margins.

GOMOA WEST:
Gomoa West makes gains in revenue mobilization
Sunday, October 30 2011

The Gomoa West Assembly has recorded a steady improvement in its revenue generation over the years, though the accrued amount still falls below the expected target to confront all the developmental challenges facing the District.

KWAEBIBIREM:
Kade to have nurses’ training college soon
Sunday, October 30 2011

A nursing training school is soon to be established at Kade the district capital of the Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region.

KWAHU EAST:
Assembly to venture into commercial fish farming
Sunday, October 30 2011

The Kwahu East District Assembly in the Eastern Region is to harness its natural resources especially the Volta Lake to create and boost economic activities in the area.

TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Voggu cries for basic social amenities
Sunday, October 30 2011

Contrary to widely held assertion that development is sprawling all over in the districts and the various communities, the same cannot be said of Voggu a community in the Tolon Kumbugu District of the Northern Region.

AKWAPEM NORTH:
Apiredi to get new drainage system
Sunday, October 30 2011

 A new drainage system is under construction in the Apiredi Electoral Area in the Akuapem North District.

AKWAPEM NORTH:
Assembly woman seeks help to mechanize boreholes
Sunday, October 30 2011

The assembly woman for Manfe West in the Akuapem North District, Miss Joyce Bekoe is seeking support to construct a mechanized system on the community’s two bore holes.

BONGO:
RCI donates medical equipment to Bongo District Hospital
Sunday, October 30 2011

The Royal House Chapel International, as part of a three-day crusade in Bongo on Friday, donated medical equipment worth GH¢ 20,000 and assorted food items to the Bongo District hospital.

POLITICS:
Nduom for President 2012 Campaign Team ends meeting
Sunday, October 30 2011

The Nduom for President 2012 Campaign Team ended a three-day meeting with Nduom Volunteers group in seven communities in the Northern Region, in Tamale.   

SOCIAL:
Vice President: Commonwealth Is Useful For The Development Of Ghana
Sunday, October 30 2011

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Friday said Ghana was a worthy member of the Commonwealth and would therefore respect all her constitutional mandates to achieve her development goals.

TARKWA:
Fetish priest jailed for defilement
Sunday, October 30 2011

A circuit court at Tarkwa sentenced a 29-year-old fetish priest, Nana Tetteh, to 7 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a class five 15-year-old girl. He pleaded guilty.

NKWANTA NORTH:
Seven communities get solar lights
Monday, October 31 2011

Government has not lost focus in its quest to explore alternative sources of generating electricity to augment the hydro and thermal ones which the country currently rely on.

SUHUM:
Nankese Assemblyman lauds MP
Monday, October 31 2011

Mr. Daniel Opare, Assembly man for Nankese Electoral Area in the Suhum /Kraboa/Coaltar District in the Eastern Region has commended the Member of Parliament for the area, Frederick Opare-Ansah for helping put up a library and Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre in the community.

KWAHU NORTH:
One lavatory serves Mepe/Ada/Twi Electoral Area
Monday, October 31 2011

The Assembly member for the Mepe/Ada/Twi Electoral Area is worried about health implications for people using the bushes around them as places of convenience.

KETU SOUTH:
District to achieve 100% electricity conectivity
Monday, October 31 2011

The Ketu South District would achieve 100 percent electricity coverage if it is able to connect just 45 more communities to the national grid.

ASSIN NORTH:
Four die in fatal Accident
Monday, October 31 2011

Four persons lost their lives and three critically injured when a Mercedes Benz salon car collided head on with an articulated truck on the Assin Fosu Cape Coast Trunk road.

AMA:
FDB alerts Ghanaians of sale of expired Corned beef
Monday, October 31 2011

The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has obtained information that a large consignment of expired corned beef with the brand names “Grace Corned Beef” and “Libby Corned Beef”, have been found in a warehouse in Togo and was likely to find their way onto the Ghanaian market.
 

AMA:
Street Academy educates Bukom children
Monday, October 31 2011

As education continues  to be the pivot of national development and human resource base, parents and guardians of Bukom, and its environs in the Accra Metropolis, have been urged by the Coordinator of Street Academy, Dr. Louis Wonder Yeboah, to send their wards to school.

GA EAST:
Destroyed bridge at Kwabenya/Pokuase under construction
Monday, October 31 2011

Serious construction work has begun on the culvert bridge linking Kwabenya and Pokuase which was destroyed in the Ga East Municipality following last Tuesday night’s torrential rains.

LAWRA:
Rural banks commended for contributing to development
Monday, October 31 2011

The four Rural Banks in the Upper West Region, namely the Nandom Rural Bank, Sonzele Rural Bank, Sissala Rural Bank and the Lawra Rural Bank have been commended for their great contribution towards the development of the Region.

SOCIAL :
Daily Guide misrepresented me - Ofosu Ampofo
Monday, October 31 2011

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has refuted a “Daily Guide” newspaper publication which reported him as directing unemployed graduates to venture into employable skills like barbering and mobile phone repairs.

SAWLA:
New grader to improve road networks
Monday, October 31 2011

Farming is predominantly the mainstay of most of the communities under the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern Region, as the people are greatly engaged in the production of food crops in the area.

EDUCATION :
GES releases new feeding fees
Monday, October 31 2011

Parents whose wards are about to pursue secondary education will have to brace themselves financially as the regulatory bodies in the Education sector, the Ghana Education Service and the Ministry of Education release the approved fees for second cycle institutions.

AMANSIE WEST :
7, 000 local birds immunized
Monday, October 31 2011

The Amansie West District Directorate of Food and Agriculture in 2010 immunized seven thousand (7,000) local birds against the Newcastle disease, Dr Abert Henstock Kwansah Filson, the District Director, has said.

DANGME WEST :
Youth cultivate 200 acres of land
Monday, October 31 2011

The Youth in Agric policy by government appears to have been given a proper meaning in the Dangme West District as some youth in the area have jointly cultivated 200 acres of plantation farming.

AMANSIE CENTRAL :
132 market stores for traders
Monday, October 31 2011

The Amansie Central District Assembly has constructed 132 lockable stores market complex for onward distribution to traders in the area as a measure to upgrading marketing activities in the district.

NORTH TONGU:
Assembly encourages private sector development
Monday, October 31 2011

The District Chief Executive for the North- Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region, Alhaji Bubey Dzinadu has intimated that the biggest legacy, offered to his people in the district was the efforts in re-orienting them to take up private ventures.

GOMOA WEST:
2 Schools in Okwahu Debiso migrated onto the school feeding
Monday, October 31 2011

An estimated number of over six hundred students (600) have recently been migrated onto the Ghana school feeding programme (GSFP) at OKwahu/Debiso in the Gomoa West district.

NKORANZA NORTH :
Assembly to institute teachers award day
Monday, October 31 2011

Members of the Nkoranza North District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo have proposed the institution of a "Teachers Awards Day" in the area to honour hard working and dedicated teachers to boost their morale.