TANO S:
Dressing room/VIP stands at Bechem Park underway
Tuesday, October 09 2012

The Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region with its limited resources has vowed to promote sporting activities in the area by initiating projects in that sector.

SOCIAL:
Closure of Airport continues for one more week
Monday, October 01 2012

The Kumasi Airport may remain closed for one more week contrary to an earlier promise by its management that it will be re-opened to air traffic on Monday.

HOHOE:
Mortal remains of Hohoe communal clashes buried
Monday, October 01 2012

The mortal remains of two brothers, Pascal, 25, and Bright, 16, who were casualties of the Hohoe communal clashes, have been laid to rest at the weekend.

SOCIAL:
Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Broadband Project Commences
Monday, October 01 2012

Government, in collaboration with the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and Alcatel-Lucent, is facilitating the development of a Fibre Optic Backbone Infrastructure on the country’s Eastern Corridor to support the deployment of the national e-Government Network.

AMA:
Ghanaian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia urged to pray for peace
Monday, October 01 2012

The Government at the weekend urged Ghanaian pilgrims embarking on this year’s Hajj to pray for the nation and peaceful elections.

SISSALA E:
More towns get street lights
Monday, October 01 2012

The Sissala East District Assembly has lately moved to erect more streetlights in some major towns in the district, District Chief Executive for the area, Madame Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has disclosed.

TAIN:
More boreholes provided
Monday, October 01 2012

More towns and public institutions in the Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region have been served with boreholes, a way of enhancing their access to potable water.

BOLE:
Bole-Kurabase JHS to get KVIP facility
Monday, October 01 2012

Construction of two other projects financed this year by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the educational sector in the Bole district is moving steadily in the respective areas, District Chief Executive, Alhaji Seidu Samson Abudu revealed.

L M KROBO:
Information/Communication centre commissioned at Kpong
Monday, October 01 2012

The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly has commissioned a District Information and Communication centre for basic schools at Kpong.

N JUABEN:
80% of drainage works completed at Zongo A&B
Monday, October 01 2012

Eighty percent of construction works on phase I of drainage works in community A&B Zongos in the New Juaben Municipality have been completed.

KMA:
MP presents computers to three Suame schools
Monday, October 01 2012

The Member of Parliament for Suame in the Kumasi Metropolis, Hon. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has presented computers to some three schools in the area to ehance teaching and learning of ICT.

SOCIAL:
EC sets Oct 1-20 for transfer of votes, appointing proxies
Monday, October 01 2012

Voters desirous of transferring their votes or appointing proxies for this year’s general election can do so from October 1 to October 20, 2012.

CAPE COAST:
Govt to establish 200 senior high schools next year
Monday, October 01 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at the weekend announced a comprehensive program of the Government to construct 200 community senior high schools each with the capacity of 1000 students next year to enhance access to secondary education.

SOCIAL:
Govt gives EC GH¢262m for 2012 elections
Monday, October 01 2012

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has been given a total amount of GH¢ 262,256,525 from the Consolidated Fund to enable it to conduct and supervise the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections.

SOCIAL:
School Feeding Program bigger and better - Ofosu-Ampofo
Monday, October 01 2012

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has revealed that the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has made great strides under the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) contrary to reports in the media.

BIA:
Assembly secures accomodation for District Police Commander
Monday, October 01 2012

The Bia District Assembly in the Western Region has funded the construction of beffiting apartment for the District’s Police Commander in a bid to improve security in the area.

ASSIN S:
New admin block under construction
Monday, October 01 2012

An ultra modern 2-storey edifice for the Assin South District Assembly is currently under construction at Nsuaem Kyekyewere aimed at enhancing administrative works of the district.

POLITICS:
C.I. 78 to become law today
Tuesday, October 02 2012

Parliament on Monday rejected the report of the Committee on Subsidiary Legislation calling for the annulment of the Representation of the people (Parliamentary Constituencies) Instrument, 2012, (C.I. 78), thus paving the way for the Electoral Commission (EC) to create 45 new constituencies.

TAMALE:
N/R MMDAs present inputs into 2013 budget
Tuesday, October 02 2012

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Northern Region, have kick-start the process to present inputs in line with the composite budget system into the 2013 national budget.

SOCIAL:
Two SHS’s receive computers
Tuesday, October 02 2012

Ms Memuna Abubakr Sidiqque Kabore, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Tafo-Pankrono, has presented 20 desktop computers and accessories to two senior high schools (SHS) in her constituency.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t refutes allegations on the sale of Aburi Gardens
Tuesday, October 02 2012

Government has refuted allegations by some sections of the public that it was selling the Aburi Botanical Gardens, in Aburi, in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

BOLE:
Construction of model JHS for girls underway
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Bole District Assembly has expressed a strong commitment to support plans towards enhancing the required environment for the promotion of Girl Child education in the area.

ABURA:
Assembly collects GHs 85,707.20 as IGF
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly had as at August, 2012 collected an amount of GHs 85,707.20 representing 56.5% as its internally generated funds as against the GHs 151,714.00 revenue target for the year.

GA E:
Abokobi Mantse clocks 80
Tuesday, October 02 2012

A special church service was last Sunday held by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Zimmerman Congregation to commemorate the 80th birthday of the Abokobi Mantse,Nii Samuel Adjetey Mohenu at Abokobi in the Greater Accra Region.

GA S:
Judges and magistrates donate to Weija Leprosarium
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Association of Magistrate and Judges of Ghana (AMJG) yesterday donated assorted items valued at GH¢2,100 and GH¢1,000 cash to the Weija Leprosarium in Accra.

ATEBUBU:
Sub committees for 28th Farmers Day formed
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Atebubu-Amantin District Director of Agriculture, Mr. Wilfred Anonadaga has announced the formation of sub-committees to see to the organisation of the 28th national farmers’ day celebration in the district.

BIRIM S:
Dr. Apea-Kubi commissions classroom block at Akenkansu
Tuesday, October 02 2012

A Minister of State, Dr. Apea Kubi has today commissioned a new 3-unit classroom block for the Akenkansu Junior High School in the Birim South District in the Eastern Region.

 

BIBIANI:
8 education projects completed
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly has successfully executed eight new projects in the education and health sectors, Mr. Joe Bondah District Chief Executive has said.

SEKONDI:
2013 composite budget hearing of MMDAs held
Tuesday, October 02 2012

Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, on Monday said government is determined to implement the Composite Budget concept to its logical conclusion, despite challenges.

SOCIAL:
We need a concerted effort – Ofosu Ampofo
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has called for a concerted effort to help prevent illegal foreign gold miners from operating in the country.

AOWIN:
No child under five died of malaria
Tuesday, October 02 2012

No child under five years died of malaria in the Aowin Suaman District in the first half of 2012, Mr Emmanuel Tamakloe, District Director of Health Service, has said.

PRESTEA:
Assembly rolls out 25 dev’t projects
Tuesday, October 02 2012

The District Chief Executive for Prestea Huni Valley District Assembly, Mr. Robert Wisdom Cudjoe has said that his outfit has rolled out 25 new projects to be undertaking in the area.

WA E:
Assembly enhances school structures at Gudayiri
Tuesday, October 02 2012

More basic schools located in communities under the Wa East district are gradually being enhanced to improve the standard of education in the area.

KWAEBIBIREM:
LESDEP initiative is moving in the right direction-Baba Jamal
Wednesday, October 03 2012

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba-Jamal, has praised officials of the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP), for having a need driven approach in the selection of persons for the project.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t will build teachers’ quarters across the country- Mahama
Wednesday, October 03 2012

President John Dramani Mahama says teacher motivation will be central in his government’s quest towards improving education in Ghana.

POLITICS:
Prez Mahama kick-starts campaign on Friday...Rawlings to attend
Wednesday, October 03 2012

President John Dramani Mahama is to kick-start his 2012 elections campaign in the Volta Region in Ho on Friday, October 5 at the Jubilee Park.

N JUABEN:
Koforidua-Accra lorry station completed
Wednesday, October 03 2012

Transport unions, Drivers and commuters who use the Koforidua–Accra Lorry Park will now engage in their daily activities from a conducive environment following the successful completion of the station.

L M KROBO:
First phase of Agormenya Market completed
Wednesday, October 03 2012

The determination of the Lower Manya Municipal Assembly to improve economic infrastructure to give rise to meaningful economic activities in the municipality is on course, Municipal Chief Executive, Isaac Agbo-Tetteh has stated.

NINGO P:
Appointed DCE confirmed for Ningo Prampram Assembly
Wednesday, October 03 2012

Mr. Richson Nii Teye Appeynarh who was recently appointed by the president as the District Chief Executive for Ningo-Prampram has been confirmed.

TWIFO:
49 communties to be connected to national power grid
Wednesday, October 03 2012

Forty-nine communities in the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira would soon be connected to the national electrical grid.

BIBIANI:
District scores 94% pass in BECE
Wednesday, October 03 2012

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District scored 94 percent passes in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), a performance that had been hailed as remarkable.   

BOLE:
More suburbs get streetlights
Wednesday, October 03 2012

The Bole district is gradually realizing the desired boost in development, as the assembly has yearned to install some streetlights in almost all suburbs around Bole.

WA E:
Yaruu primary school acquires kitchen to facilitate GSFP
Wednesday, October 03 2012

School authorities at Yaruu primary school located in the Wa East District in the Upper West region has finally secured a long awaited kitchen facility requested by the school to assist it push efficiently the Ghana School Feeding Programme(GSFP).

ABURA:
98% of rural electrification covered- DCE
Wednesday, October 03 2012

The Chief Executive for Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly, Mr. William Ata-Mends has revealed that, his outfit has covered about 98 percent of rural electrification extension in the District. 

MFANTSEMAN:
Yale University starts new ICT project at Yamoransa
Wednesday, October 03 2012

Yale University, a private research university in the United States of America has funded the construction of a 3-storey Information Communication Technology (ICT) center at Yamoransa in the Mfantseman Municipality.

BOLGATANGA:
Health Ministry to introduce E-health infrastructure next year
Thursday, October 04 2012

Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, Minister of Health, has announced that the country’s health infrastructure would from next year be ushered onto an information technology system.

 

TARKWA:
New mining regulations discussed by stakeholders
Thursday, October 04 2012

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Minerals Commission has organized a two-day sensitization workshop on the new mineral and mining regulations for relevant stakeholders in Tarkwa.

KUMASI:
Asantehene unhappy over Sunshine CITI Project delay
Thursday, October 04 2012

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has expressed frustration over the continued delay for the start of construction works on the proposed “SUNSHINE CITI Mall” project.

 

HO:
Eastern road will reduce food prices_Prez Mahama
Thursday, October 04 2012

President John Mahama has underscored the importance of the Eastern Corridor Road project to reducing high food prices especially in urban centres across the country.

 

N TONGU:
Aveyime gets ICT centre
Thursday, October 04 2012

Chief Executive of the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, Bubey Dzinadu has expressed gratitude to Government and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) for establishing information Communication Centre (ICT) at Aveyime.

TALENSI N:
Assembly moves to reshape Songe-Pelungu road
Thursday, October 04 2012

Road Infrastructure continues to receive a significant boost in the Talensi-Nabdam district, as the Assembly has finally pushed the decision to improve another stretch for the purpose of opening up the entire road network in the district.

WA E:
Assembly takes over rehabilitated school block
Thursday, October 04 2012

The Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly is making great efforts to raise the standard of education across-board in all schools located in the district through the improvement in infrastructure.

AHANTA:
Assembly installs new water filtration plant at Agona
Thursday, October 04 2012

Residence of Agona in the Ahanta West Region has benefited from a new water filtration plant to enhance potable supply in the area. 

POLITICS:
NDC launches 2012 manifesto
Thursday, October 04 2012

President John Mahama has re-assured that the NDC government will firmly push the agenda of ‘Quality and accessibility’ in the educational system of the country. 

TAKORADI:
Don’t send TB patients to prayer camps for treatment-Dr Karikari
Friday, October 05 2012

Dr Kwaku Karikari, Deputy Western Regional Director in-charge of  Public Health Unit (PHU) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has appealed to people to refrain from sending tuberculosis (TB) patients to prayer camps for treatment as the disease is not caused by spirits.

BUSINESS:
ECOWAS and EU EPA pact is best option for Ghana–Trade Minister
Friday, October 05 2012

Trade and Industry Minister Hannah Tetteh said that an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs) pact between the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union would be the best option for Ghana and other countries in the sub-region.

 

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to build ten more teacher training colleges
Friday, October 05 2012

President John MAhama has promised the people of Ghana that his government will build ten more additional teacher training colleges when his government is retained in power come December 2012.

AGRICULTURE:
Life Insurance Scheme to be established for fishermen
Friday, October 05 2012

The 2012 manifesto of the National Democratic Congress has given hope to people in the fishing industry with a promise of establishing a Fishermen’s Life Insurance Scheme (FLIS) to cover the loss of lives of both marine and inland fishermen when they go on fishing expeditions.

KMA:
Kumasi Airport re-opened
Friday, October 05 2012

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has announced that the Kumasi Airport would be re-opened for normal operations from 1400hours yesterday, October 4.

GOMOA:
Irrigation would ensure food security – MOFA told
Friday, October 05 2012

Mr Charles Gyimah, Central and Western Regional Manager, Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA), has observed that food security would be reality when irrigation is promoted in the country.

 

KPONE:
DCE confirmed for District
Friday, October 05 2012

Assemly members have confirmed the nominated Chief Executive for the Kpone-Katamaso District Assembly, Alhaji Antiaye Tetteh.

TECHIMAN:
34 communities to benefit from rural electricification
Friday, October 05 2012

Thirty-four (34) communities in Techiman Municipality have been approved to benefit from  the rural electrification project at the cost of GH¢50,000.00.

SOCIAL:
EC sets date for filing of nominations
Friday, October 05 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed October 17 and 18, 2012 for receiving nominations from presidential and parliamentary candidates for the 2012 general election.

HO W:
Do not fight over location of district capitals- Prez Mahama
Friday, October 05 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday appealed to chiefs and people to desist from fighting over the location of capitals of newly created districts. 

ABURA:
District Police Command receives new Patrol Jeep
Friday, October 05 2012

The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Police Command has taken delivery of a Police Patrol Jeep in a bid to equipped personnel carryout their regular night patrol activities in the area.

AOWIN S:
Dadieso Community provided with Health Center
Friday, October 05 2012

Residents of Dadieso in the Aowin Suaman District will henceforth receive quality health care as the community has benefitted from a new Health Center.

TALENSI N:
Zanlerigu soon to get improvement in potable water
Saturday, October 06 2012

Residents of Zanlerigu in the Talensi-Nabdam district in the Upper East region will shortly experience a boost in the water system of the area as the assembly is working tirelessly to fix the problem of water shortages in the area.

WA E:
Biskan benefits from kg block
Saturday, October 06 2012
  • School kids at Biskan in the Wa East district will soon get the opportunity to occupy a dignified structure that will enhance the conduct of teaching and learning for them as the Assembly is arranging to soon hand over a completed Kindergarten structure to authorities concerned.
SOCIAL:
VEEP calls for innovation in teaching methodology
Saturday, October 06 2012

Vice President, Papa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur at this year’s National Teachers’ Awards Ceremony, has called for innovation and changes in teaching methodology to reflect current global labour requirement.

KETA:
Modern fishing landing sites to be initiated
Sunday, October 07 2012

The people of Keta are to benefit from modern landing sites to expedite and enhance their fishing activities which are the mainstay of the people.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama urges E/R chiefs to exercise restraints
Sunday, October 07 2012

President John Mahama has urged the chiefs and people of the Eastern Region to exercise restraint over the execution of certain planned development projects.

A AKIM C:
LESDEP beneficiaries urged to help train others
Sunday, October 07 2012

Youth trained with employable skills under the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) have been asked to help train more others to expand the benefits of the programme.

ASHAIMAN:
National Sanitation Task Force cleans Ashaiman Municipality
Sunday, October 07 2012

National Sanitation Task Force cleans Ashaiman Municipality Noted for its overwhelming filth, the Ashaiman Municipality was on Saturday cleared of waste materials.

AKUAPIM S:
Creation of new districts not for political gratification- Prez Mahama
Monday, October 08 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has stated that the creation of new districts and constituencies in the country was to accelerate national development, and not for political gratification as perceived by some people.

AKUAPIM S:
ER to get new regional hospital and university
Monday, October 08 2012

The Eastern Region is to benefit from a new regional hospital in addition to a public university if the National Democratic Congress (NDC) wins the December elections.

AKUAPIM S:
Mahama says Aburi Gardens will not be sold
Monday, October 08 2012

President Mahama has once again promised to ensure that December’s polls are conducted in a peaceful atmosphere.

KADJEBI:
Asuboe to get tourist site soon
Monday, October 08 2012

As various Metropolitan Municipal and District assemblies continue to explore the potentials of their resources for economic growth, the Kadjebi District has identified a confluence at Asuboe to be developed into a tourist site.

 

BUNKPURUGU Y:
District clocks 68% in 2012 BECE
Monday, October 08 2012

The District Chief Executive for the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District Assembly, Philip N. Laari has lauded the impressive performance of candidates that sat for the 2012 Basic Education Certificates Examination (BECE) in the district.

GA C:
New Assembly hits ground running
Monday, October 08 2012

The GA Central Municipal Assembly, one of six newly created districts in the Greater Accra Region has hit the ground running with the “ Better Ghana” agenda initiatives to develop the area within the shortest possible time.

AKATSI S:
GIFEC supports assembly with infomation centre
Tuesday, October 09 2012

The Akatsi South District Assembly has cut sod for the construction of community information centre at the District capital, Akatsi.

MFANTSEMAN:
Assemblywoman calls for renovation, expansion of clinic
Monday, October 08 2012

The Assemblywoman for Yamoransa in the Mfantseman Municipality, Mrs. Comfort Gabrah has called on the assembly to accelerate works on the electricity extension in the area which according to her had delayed.

KWAHU E:
assembly completes DCD bungalow
Monday, October 08 2012

The Kwahu East District Assembly is on course to addreessing accommodation problems of its core staff members.

PRESTEA:
District Health Directorate receives new ambulances
Monday, October 08 2012

The Prestea Huni- Valley District Health Directorate has taken delivery of 3 brand new ambulances from the Ghana Ambulance Service (GSA) to improve health delivery in the area.

N JUABEN:
Ajumapo school block nears completion
Monday, October 08 2012

A six-unit classroom block under construction for pupils of Ajumapo Presby basic school in the New Juaben Municipality is nearing completion.

TALENSI N:
New fire-station established at Zanlerigu
Monday, October 08 2012

The expansion in infrastructure is increasingly taking a centre stage in development of the area, as the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly has pushed efforts to accomplish the establishment of a new Fire station at Tongo.

SOCIAL:
Commissioner of Judgement debt sworn into office
Monday, October 08 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday swore into office Justice Yaw Appau, as the Sole-Commissioner of Judgment debt.

SUNYANI:
Minister calls for commitment towards sanitation issues
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister has urged the Regional Sanitation Task Force to work with zeal and commitment to ensure the success of the programme.

SUNYANI:
Police urges politicians to comply with Public Order Act
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Christopher Tawiah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer has called on stakeholders in Election 2012  to operate under the Public Order Act  to facilitate peaceful electoral campaigns.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama receives U.S and Hungarian Ambassadors
Tuesday, October 09 2012

President Dramani Mahama on Monday expressed the willingness of Ghana to partner progressive countries to achieve her development goals.

KWAHU E:
Kotoso gets new clinic
Tuesday, October 09 2012

The Kwahu East District Assembly has commissioned a new clinic for the Kotoso community.

GA W:
School under tree to get permanent structure
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Good news has come for pupils at the Onyansana Primary in the Ga West Municipality, as a new classroom block is under construction for them.

SUNYANI:
Minister calls for zeal towards sanitation issues
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister yesterday urged the Regional Sanitation Task Force to work with zeal and commitment to ensure the success of the programme.

LAWRA:
Health Assistants Training School obtains new lecture hall
Tuesday, October 09 2012

After pushing the necessary efforts in establishing the Health Assistants Training School at Lawra, the Lawra District Assembly has once more accomplished the provision of an additional standard capacity lecture hall for the school in the area.

TALENSI N:
St. Theresa primary school gets new classroom block
Tuesday, October 09 2012

The St. Theresa Primary school located at Tongo in the Talensi-Nabdam district has received a standard 3 unit classroom structure meant to enhance effective teaching and learning in the school.

BIBIANI:
Cocoa farmers to cultivate newly improved hybrid cocoa seedlings
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Cocoa farmers in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District in the Western Region have received free hybrid cocoa seedlings from the Assembly to improve cocoa production in the area.

JOMORO:
Benyin R/C School enrolled onto School feeding
Tuesday, October 09 2012

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has for the past few years delivered on its promise of improving the standard of education especially in the deprived communities.

K NCHUMURU:
Assembly elects new DCE
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Krachi Nchumuru District, one of the 46 newly created Districts in the country has today elected its first ever District Chief Executive as mandated under the Local Government Act 241. 

AGOTIME Z:
Prez commissions new dorm/classroom block
Tuesday, October 09 2012

Teachers and students alike were in high spirits when President John Mahama commissioned a new girls dormitory for the Agotime Senior High School (Agosec) in the Agotime Ziope District formerly known as Adaklu-Anyigbe in the Volta Region.

EDUCATION:
POTAG, Minister tango over polytechnic upgrade
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Kumasi branch of the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana has criticized the NDC for what they say is the party’s lack of knowledge about the current status of polytechnics and what their real needs are.

SOCIAL:
Over 2000 unemployed graduates registered under GEBSS
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Graduate Business Support Scheme (GEBSS), a public/private sector initiative between GEBSS Limited and the Ministry of Employment and Social welfare had registered 2,500 unemployed graduates in the 10 regions.

SOCIAL:
Controller and Accountant-General’s Department introduces new scheme
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department is to introduce new scheme of service for its’ staff, in order to meet challenges in service delivery, Mr. Andrews K.K.Kufe, the Deputy Controller and Accountant-General, said on Tuesday.

AKATSI:
26 basic schools to receive desks
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Akatsi South District has started distributing some 1000 dual desks to basic schools in the district.

KWAHU E:
Tafo Islamic school get JHS
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Tafo Islamic Basic School in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region now has junior high school.

TANO S:
Office accomodation provided for EC
Wednesday, October 10 2012

An office accommodation has been provided for the Electoral Commission at Bechem in the Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly receives GHs 445,703.13 from DDF
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Techiman Municipal Assembly has received GHs 445,703.13 from the District Development Fund (DDF) for 2010, Mr Alex Kyeremeh, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) made this known at the Assembly’s second ordinary meeting on Monday.

A AKIM S:
Election security taskforce inaugurated
Wednesday, October 10 2012

A seven-member Election Security Taskforce to oversee the peaceful conduct of the December polls in the Asante-Akim South District, has been inaugurated.

AMA:
EC outlines guidelines for Election 2012
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday outlined the Election 2012 guide for candidates and their agents to serve as pro-active electoral educational material and inject confidence and safeguard the December Presidential and Parliamentary polls.

SHAMA:
Assembly constructs new Police Station
Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Shama Police Command in the Shama District in the Western Region has benefited from a new police station to boost security in the area as the country approach its much anticipated general elections.

MFANTSEMAN:
New CHPs compound for Ankaful
Wednesday, October 10 2012

Residents in Ankaful, a subsurb community in the Mfantseman Municipality will no longer travel distance in quest of quality health care since the Assembly has completed works on a new Community Health Planning and Services (CHPs) compound in the area.

L D KOTOPON:
Work on-course, MCE yet to be named
Wednesday, October 10 2012

La Dade-Kotopon is seemingly the only municipality currently among the newly created Districts in the Greater Accra Region that is vacant with a Chief Executive to push the affairs of the assembly.

HOHOE:
NDC will not make untenable promises-Prez Mahama
Thursday, October 11 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday embarked on a campaign tour of the northern parts of the Volta Region with the assurance that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would not make vain promises.

KUMASI:
BOG intensifies efforts at promoting credit delivery transparency
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) has stepped up efforts at helping to deepen public understanding of the Borrowers and Lenders Act 2008 (Act 773) to promote transparency in the credit delivery system.

ECONOMICS:
September inflation falls to 9.4 per cent
Thursday, October 11 2012

Inflation dropped marginally by 0.1 percent to record 9.4 percent in September.

HEALTH:
Nation needs to invest more in mental healthcare – Dr Osei
Thursday, October 11 2012

Dr. Akwasi Osei, Chief Psychiatrist of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), has underlined the need for the nation to up its spending on mental healthcare to help effectively manage mental illness and other psychiatric disorders.

S TONGU:
LEAP supports 1, 065 households
Thursday, October 11 2012

About one thousand and sixty-five (1,065) households in the South Tongu District in the Volta Region have benefited from Ghs127, 000 under the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme.

AKATSI S:
Major towns get streetlights
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Akatsi District Assembly has taken measures to ensure safety of its citizens in the night with the installation of streetlights in Major towns in the District.

KWAHU E:
Six Basic Schools At Kwahu Tafo Receive Computers
Thursday, October 11 2012

Six public schools at Kwahu Tafo in the Kwahu East District have received 25 computers and accessories each to enhance effective teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

KMA:
Otumfuo commends Newmont ror establishing development foundation
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has commended Newmont Ghana Gold Limited for establishing the Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation that seeks to ensure the sustainable development of its host communities.

LAWRA:
Assembly completes tarring of roads
Thursday, October 11 2012

Movement within the Lawra town has lately become easier and comfortable for motorists and road users in the area as the Assembly has managed to tar almost all the roads in Lawra to boost the entire road network in the district.

GA C:
MCE confirmed to accelerate development agenda
Thursday, October 11 2012

Assembly members have confirmed Mr. Aristo A. Aryee, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) nominee for the Ga Central Assembly.

SEFWI W:
Asawinso SHS receives infrastructural boost
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Sefwi Wiawso District Assembly has provided funds for the construction of a new Girls’ dormitory block and a 2 storey 2- unit classroom block for students in the Asanwinso Senior High School.

ELLEMBELLE:
MP donate Computers to District Education Directorate
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Hon. Emmanuel Buah Armah-Kofi has presented about 20 brand new Dell computers to the Ellembelle District Education Directorate.

L D KOTOPON:
‘Assembly has more potential for development’ -PM
Thursday, October 11 2012

The Presiding Member for the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly in the Gt. Accra region, Augustine Nii Amoah Nai has said that the Assembly is in a better stead to optimize more potential for development because of its strategic location in the region.

KINTAMPO N:
New police station project completed
Thursday, October 11 2012

As a municipal assembly that is mindful of being on top of security issues, a new police station project has been completed in the Kintampo North Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region.

S TONGU:
Works start on Adutor, Afidowui police station
Friday, October 12 2012

The South Tongu District Assembly has commenced the construction of two new police stations in two communities in the district.

TRANSPORTATION:
“Speed up work on eastern corridor road”- Prez. Mahama
Friday, October 12 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday tasked the Minister of Roads and Highways to ensure the speedy construction of the eastern corridor road, which on completion would effectively link the southern sector of the country to the north. 

SUNYANI:
2 B/A Assemblies sign MoU with Tuscaloosa City
Friday, October 12 2012

The Sunyani and Techiman Municipal Assemblies in Brong-Ahafo Region on Wednesday sealed their sister-city relationship with Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International (TSCI) of Alabama State, USA with of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Sunyani.

HO W:
Assembly hopes to confirm DCE on Oct. 16
Friday, October 12 2012

The Ho West District Assembly hopes to confirm Mr Sammy Ewoade, the nominee for the position of the district chief executive for District slated for October 16, 2012.

JOMORO:
2,867 new jobs achieved over past 3 years- DCE
Friday, October 12 2012

"The unprecedented achievements from the “Better Ghana” agenda of the National Democratic Congress has been realistically actualized and translated into employment creation and poverty reduction in the District"

DORMAA W:
Assembly members reject DCE nominee
Friday, October 12 2012

The newly created Dormaa West District Assembly in Brong Ahafo Region, has rejected Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah, the President’s nominee for the post of District Chief Executive.

SUNYANI W:
Bungalow nears completion for senior staff
Friday, October 12 2012

A 3-bedroom semi detached quarters is nearing completion at Odamase for the senior staff in the Sunyani West Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.

KMA:
Govt approves funds for rehabilitation of Kumasi and Sunyani airports
Friday, October 12 2012

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has approved GHc10 million for the expansion and rehabilitation of the runway at the Kumasi and Sunyani airports, to accommodate more and larger aircrafts.   

WASSA A W:
Asankragwa SHS gets new classroom block
Friday, October 12 2012

The ruling NDC’s vision to provide second cycle institutions  with adequate infrastructure before any further action of free Senior High School is implemented seems to have taken effect as most SHS’s in the country have received infrastructural boost.

MION:
President’s DCE nominee confirmed
Friday, October 12 2012

The Mion District Assembly in the Northern Region has confirmed Mr Dan Makandan, the President’s nominee as the District Chief Executive with 100 per cent vote.

JUABOSO:
Assembly confirms Apimah as DCE
Friday, October 12 2012

The 24-member Juabeso District Assembly, on Thursday confirmed Mr. Kingsley Asoah Apimah.  the President’s nominee for the post of District Chief Executive (DCE), at a special sitting, at Juabeso. 

SOCIAL:
Nene Atsure Benta III to head Gt. Accra Lands Commission
Saturday, October 13 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Nene Atsure Benta III, Mankralo of the Prampram Traditional area, as the new Acting Chairperson of the Greater Accra Regional Lands Commission.

LAWRA:
PURC partners Assembly to boost water system
Saturday, October 13 2012

At least 10 communities under the Lawra district in the Upper West region have been earmarked to receive some mechanized boreholes this month to boost the water condition in the area.

PRESTEA:
Boreholes for Effunkey and Gambia communities
Saturday, October 13 2012

The Prestea –Huni- Valley District Assembly in the Western Region has constructed and commissioned 2 separate mechanized boreholes at Effunkey and Gambia sub communities in the district.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t announces new producer prices for cocoa
Saturday, October 13 2012

Government, yesterday, announced an upward adjustment in the producer price of cocoa to GH¢3,392.00 per tonne from GH¢ 3,280.00 per tonne with effect from October 12, despite falling world market prices for the commodity.

TAMALE:
SADA intensifies support to farmers
Saturday, October 13 2012

About 7,034 farmers in the savannah ecological zone  have  been  supplied with some quantities of farm inputs by the Savanna Accelerated Development Athority(SADA) for the 2012 farming season.

KINTAMPO N:
Kintampo Municipal Assembly inaugurates school projects
Sunday, October 14 2012

The Kintampo Municipal Assembly on Thursday inaugurated and handed over three school blocks constructed at GHȼ 312,000.00 to the Municipal Education Directorate at a ceremony in Kintampo in Brong-Ahafo Region.

EFFUTU:
Winneba Senior High School Receives Donation From Minister
Sunday, October 14 2012

Mr Mike Allan Hammah, the Minister of Lands and National Resources, has donated one resography, one photo copier machine, one heavy duty printer, four computers and accessories, one air-condition, two street lamps, four computers and five footballs valued at GH₵35,000 to Winneba Senior High School. Making the presentation at the school, Mr Hammah said the donation formed part of his social responsibilities to help enhance teaching and learning in the school.

SOCIAL:
Government will not discriminate in the provision of projects – Prez Mahama
Sunday, October 14 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday gave the assurance that government would continue to provide every community with their share of development projects, irrespective of their location, ethnic, and social status.

AGONA E:
Agona Rural bank declares 184.9% rise in profit
Monday, October 15 2012

The Agona Rural Bank recorded a net profit of GH¢58,123 in 2011 as against GH¢20,399 in 2010, representing 184. 9 percent increase.

ECONOMICS:
NLA contributes GH¢ 188.4 million to consolidated fund
Sunday, October 14 2012

Dr Kwabena Duffour, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning on Friday said the National Lottery Authority (NLA) had paid a total of GH¢ 188.4 million into the consolidated fund and paid 87 per cent of its 2012 targets into the fund.

SEKONDI:
Redefine the roles of FDB and GSA in licensing of products- Chamber of Commerce
Monday, October 15 2012

The Sekondi/Takoradi branch of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) has called for a "One stop Shop" for licensing all products, goods and services to enable local businesses to develop and operate smoothly.

BREAKING NEWS:
Fire engulf Mallam Market
Monday, October 15 2012

The Ghana National Fire Service is going through a hectic time to control raging fires in the Mallam Market.

S TONGU:
Assembly to construct accommodation for police
Monday, October 15 2012

District Chief Executive for the South Tongu District, Daniel K. Amelorku has hinted of plans to construct accommodation facilities for security personnel in some new communities that the assembly is putting up new police stations.

KINTAMPO N:
Assembly spends GHs700 weekly on police-miliatary patrol -MCE
Monday, October 15 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Kintampo North Assembly, Alhaji Alhassan Seidu Harrison has revealed that the Assembly spends about GHs700 weekly to support the operations of the Police-Miliatary patrol team on the Techiman-Kintampo-Buipe highway.

TAKORADI:
Task Force on sanitation launched in Takoradi
Monday, October 15 2012

Ghanaians have been urged to observe environmental cleanliness in order to prevent the outbreak of communicable diseases.

HO:
Educationist says blindness is no obstruction to success
Monday, October 15 2012

Mr Emmanuel Keteku, the Volta Regional Director of Education, has appealed to people living with disabilities to combine wisdom, information and knowledge to transform their lives.   

ASUOGYAMAN:
All schools under trees removed except one
Monday, October 15 2012

Chief Executive of the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region, Johnson Ahiakpor has revealed with delight that the district is at the verge of completely removing all schools under trees in the district.

NINGO P:
DCE nominee receives 100% approval
Monday, October 15 2012

The President’s nominee for Ningo Prampram District Assembly in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Richson Nii Teye Appeyinarh has received endorsement from Assembly members to become the first District Chief Executive for the district.

K NANKANA W:
Paga crocodile pond site gets facelift
Monday, October 15 2012

At least three separate projects have been accomplished this year at the Paga Crocodile pond site located in the Kassena Nankana West district as part of government’s effort to redevelop and give the facility a facelift in the area.

LAWRA:
Aspiring MP pledges to develop Arts and Craft business
Monday, October 15 2012

Mr. Abu Samson the Aspiring Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency in the Upper West region has unveiled that redeveloping the Arts and Crafts work in the area will take a centre stage in his development agenda as he contest for the MP slot in the December polls.

GOMOA W:
Minister donates furniture to Gomoa West schools
Tuesday, October 16 2012

Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, has donated a quantity of furniture to schools in Gomoa West District. 

BUSINESS:
Ministry to investigate Ghanaians sponsoring Chinese in galamsey
Tuesday, October 16 2012

Ghanaians in the business of helping foreigners especially the Chinese to engage in illegal mining in the country will soon be flushed out.
 

SECURITY:
Over 40 Ivorian ex-combatants arrested in W/R
Tuesday, October 16 2012

Some suspected Ivorian combatants in the Ampen refugee camp in the Western Region have been arrested in a special swoop by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigations (BNI).

ASUOGYAMAN:
New schools provided with desks
Tuesday, October 16 2012

All twenty-seven new classroom blocks constructed under the “schools under trees” programme in the Asuogyaman District are also been provided with dual desks.

SOCIAL:
Supreme Court to deliver judgment on creation of 45 Constituencies
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Supreme Court will on October 19th deliver judgment in the case in which a businessman is challenging the authority of the Electoral Commission (EC) to create 45 new constituencies.

CAPE C:
YESDE trains 1,500 youth in C/R
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Central Regional Secretariat of the Youth Enterprise and Skills Development Center (YESDEC) has since last year September, trained about 1,500 youths out of its target of 2,500 in the various vocations including, hairdressing, tailoring, carpentry and small scale businesses.

SOCIAL:
EC spells-out Election 2012 electoral offences
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday set-out acts and inactions that may constitute electoral offences in Election 2012 and called on the political parties and other democratic stakeholders to respect the laws or face the consequences.

YILO K:
Assembly holds meeting over composite budget
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region has started consultation meeting with stakeholders towards the preparation of the assembly’s composite budget.

SISSALA E:
NDC aspiring MP set to push modern agric technology
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The NDC parliamentary candidate for the Sissala East constituency in the Upper West region, Madame Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has expressed her willingness to invest heavily in the promotion of agric in the area.

YENDI:
“Hardwork will push NDC ahead in elections”-MCE
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Yendi municipal Assembly, Issah Zakaria says the confidence of his party (National Democratic Congress) to achieve victory in both the Presidential and parliamentary slot in the December polls is never a facade.

NKWANTA N:
Residents hope for early completion of eastern road
Tuesday, October 16 2012

Construction of works on the 50kilometer stretch of the eastern corridor road in the Nkwanta North district is progressing steadily.

NINGO-P:
Assembly convenes sitting
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Ningo Prampram District Assembly, one of the six newly created districts in the Greater Accra Region has convened its maiden general assembly meeting to deliberate on how best to ensure development in the area.

BOLGATANGA:
Communities in the north adapt strategies to meet climate change challenges
Wednesday, October 17 2012

Eight communities in the Upper East and Northern regions have identified and proposed to adapt high priority climate change adaptation strategies to help meet the challenges of climate change.

L D KOTOPON:
Sanitaion/motor court officials raise concerns on operations
Tuesday, October 16 2012

The Sanitation and Motor court set under the District Assembly system in the country, have jurisdiction to try cases under sections 29 and 296 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) as well as cases under the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (Act 683).

SOCIAL:
Gov’t makes tremendous gains in local gov’t sector – Prez Mahama
Wednesday, October 17 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday said government have achieved tremendous gains towards strengthening the local government and decentralization sector since assumption of office in 2009.

CRIME:
Mastermind of ’wee’ export to Heathrow busted
Wednesday, October 17 2012

The alleged mastermind of the 1.5 tonnes of cannabis and 7.5 kilogrammes of cocaine exported to the United Kingdom from Ghana has been arrested.

SUNYANI:
BA University admits 200 students
Wednesday, October 17 2012

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Sunyani, Brong-Ahafo has admitted 200 students to pursue four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree programmes in the 2012/2013 academic year.

 

ASUOGYAMAN:
110 disabled persons receive support
Wednesday, October 17 2012

About 110 Persons living with disabilities in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region have received support from the assembly to improve their living conditions.

KWAHU W:
LEAP assists 920 people
Wednesday, October 17 2012

A good number of people across the country continue to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme.

HO WEST:
Sammy Ewoade confirmed DCE
Wednesday, October 17 2012

The Ho West District, one of seven newly created Districts in the Volta Region has confirmed the president’s nominee for the position of district Chief Executive.

GA W:
Amasaman market women threaten to trade at road side
Wednesday, October 17 2012

Traders at the Amasaman main market in the Ga West municipality have contested their displeasure over the poor environment and condition under which they conduct business.

GA W:
180 LESDEP beneficiaries take home start-up kits
Wednesday, October 17 2012

The District Chief Executive for Ga West Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region, Ebenezer Nii Armah Tackie has stated that government will work assiduously to drastically reduce youth unemployment in the country.

AGRICULTURE:
Private sector donates towards Farmers Day
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), on Wednesday received donations from seven more companies towards this year’s National Farmers Day celebration slated for November 2nd at Abokobi in the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.

HEALTH:
MOH regulations on employment of health personnel
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Ministry of Health (MOH) stated on Wednesday that the formal appointment of all health professionals takes effect from the day of assumption of duty at a facility.

SOCIAL:
65 million dollar grant for GYEEDA
Thursday, October 18 2012

Ghana is to receive a grand of 65 million dollars from the World Bank to support skills training of one million youth in the country including persons with disability.

SOCIAL:
Ashanti records 515 fires in six months
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Ashanti Region recorded a total of 515 fire disasters during the first half of the year, resulting in the loss of property valued at more than GH¢2.5 million.

 

NINGO P:
Old/New Ningo to enjoy potable water soon
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram who doubles as Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Hon. Enoch Teye Mensah has assured that the acute water shortage problem affecting parts of the Old and New Ningo will very soon be a thing of the past.

EJISU J:
MCE presents school bus to Achina SHS
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ejisu –Juaben Municipal Assembly, Mr. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah-Ponko has presented a 33-seater bus to the Achinakrom Secondary School at Achina, a suburb of the Municipality.

DENKYEMBOUR:
Assembly confirms nominee for DCE
Thursday, October 18 2012

Denkyembour District, one of five newly created districts in the Eastern Region now has a districct chief Executive in the person of Mr. Kwaku Ofori Abrokwa.

BOLGA:
Assembly and Melcom/Allied Bank deal to be sealed soon
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly is hoping to finalize discussions later today on a partnership business deal between the Assembly and two separate companies at Bolgatanga in the Upper East region.

BAWKU:
New DCEs urged to operate open door administration
Thursday, October 18 2012

Mr. Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister on Tuesday called on newly appointed District Chief Executives (DCEs)  for the newly created districts in the Upper East Region to operate an open door administration for collective administration.

AGOTIME Z:
EC jobs also for the disabled
Thursday, October 18 2012

The disabled in Ghana is not barred from pursuing careers in the various areas of the electoral process.

SAWLA:
Basic schools receive desks
Thursday, October 18 2012

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly with support from the government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has provided basic schools in the district with furniture.

SISSALA E:
Aspiring NDC MP pledges support to boost quality educ.
Thursday, October 18 2012

Madame Sulemana Alijata Gbentie, the NDC parliamentary candidate for the Sissala East constituency says she will continue to keep her commitment to promote quality education if she becomes the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area.

WASSA A W:
Manso Amenfi gets new nurses’ quarters
Thursday, October 18 2012

Nurses at Manso Amenfi, a community in the Wassa Amenfi West District have benefited from a 2 separate semi-detached nurses’ quarters to improve their accommodation situations in the area.

SOCIAL:
EC rejects six political parties and one Independent Candidate
Friday, October 19 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the nominations of four political parties and one Independent Candidate.

ECONOMICS:
Buffer Stock Company asked to inspect quality of produce
Friday, October 19 2012

Members of the Farmers Organizations Network in Ghana (FONG), have called on the National Buffer Stock Company to inspect the quality of produce purchased by food contractors to ensure that women who process such produce, especially rice, do not run into losses.

BOLGATANGA:
GAC report shows men adamant to test for HIV
Friday, October 19 2012

A situational report presented by the Ghana AIDS Commission in Bolgatanga has revealed more women agree to check their HIV status and undergo treatment than men.

CAPE C:
MP advocates special remunerations for teachers in special school
Friday, October 19 2012

Mr Ebow Barton Oduro, a Deputy Ministry of Justice and Attorney General has advocated that teachers in special educational institutions such as school for the deaf and blind, should be given special remunerations and allowances to motivate them to give off their best.

EJISU J:
Assembly to document its properties
Friday, October 19 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive of Ejisu-Juaben Assembly, Hon. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah- Ponko has underscored the need for the Assembly to document all of its properties .This he said will save guard all state properties and ensure probity and accountability.

AMA:
$1.2m grant secured for Cantonments street lights
Friday, October 19 2012

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has secured a $1.2 million from the government of China to finance the installation of street lights at Cantonments in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Load shedding to end by next month - Prez Mahama
Friday, October 19 2012

President John Mahama has indicated that the current load management exercise resulting from interruption in gas supply from the West Africa Gas Pipeline Project would come to an end by end of next month.

NABDAM:
Presidential nominee failed endorsement
Friday, October 19 2012

Madame Vivian Anafo, the Presidential nominee for the newly created Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East region, has failed to pass the two-thirds majority approval for her to become the DCE for the area.

SOCIAL:
Supreme Court throws out case over 45 constituencies
Friday, October 19 2012

The Supreme Court has, by a unanimous decision, thrown out a suit brought by a private citizen challenging the constitutionality of the creation of the 45 new constituencies by the Electoral Commission.

PRESTEA:
District to meet free, quality, accessible education by 2016
Friday, October 19 2012

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is determined to make quality basic education really free and compulsory by 2016.

WASSA A C:
DCE nominee confirmed, calls for members support
Friday, October 19 2012

President’s nominee for Wassa Amenfi Central District Assembly in the Western Region, Mr. Peter Kwakye Ackah has received endorsement  from members of the assembly.

POLITICS:
Prez Mahama Picks Number One (1) Spot On Ballot Paper
Friday, October 19 2012

The ruling National Democratic Congress is first on the ballot of the December 2012 elections followed by the GCPP then the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).

AMA:
Mallam market receives swift attention
Saturday, October 20 2012

Barely a week after the devastating fire that ravaged the Mallam market which destroyed properties running into several thousands of cedis, traders can heave a sigh of relieve as GA South Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Accra Metropolitan Authority has promised to reconstruct the market.

SAWLA:
Residents get more streetlights
Saturday, October 20 2012

About 150 number of streetlights have been installed at vantage points on the streets of Sawla township to make government’s energy delivery programme meaningful in the sawla-Tuna-Kalba district.

K N WEST:
STWS project to be rolled-out at Kabiu
Saturday, October 20 2012

Government’s commitment to ensure a boost in the water system of the local areas is clearly manifesting as the Kassena Nankana West District  Assembly with support from the World Bank is executing a Small Town Water System(STWS) for Kabiu, a suburb of the district.

STMA:
Gov’t awards Takoradi-Kojokrom railways on contract
Saturday, October 20 2012

President John Mahama has expressed dismay that railway workers were some of the least paid government workers and thus assured that their conditions will be improved soon to commensurate their performance in the country.

ASUTIFI:
Kenyasi environs obtain new water facility
Saturday, October 20 2012

Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo Mine, has handed over a US$477,000 Small Town Water System to the chiefs and people of Kenyasi No. I & II to help meet the increasing water demands of the two communities.

THLD:
DCE to move to new district
Monday, October 22 2012

Information available to Ghanadistricts.com has it that Mr. Foster Joseph Andoh Is preparing to hand over the administration of the Twifo-Ati Mokwa District to the confirmed DCE, Mr. Bossman Osei Hyiaman, to manage the affairs of the district.

C COAST:
Floods displace hundreds of residents
Monday, October 22 2012

Hundreds of residents at Ankaful and Kwapro, all in Cape Coast, have been displaced after Kakum River overflowed its bank following the opening of its spillways Sunday.

WA:VP Amissah Arthur: The world is watching Ghana
Sunday, October 21 2012

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah –Arthur on Saturday reminded Ghanaians to do everything possible to make this year’s general elections incident free to prove that Ghana is a citadel of peace and democratic governance.

HEALTH:
Striking Nurses and midwives unlikely to call off strike
Monday, October 22 2012

Striking Junior Nurses and Midwives say there are no indications their concerns will be addressed anytime soon.

AGONA W:
National Sanitation taskforce inaugurated
Monday, October 22 2012

A 150 member newly recruited Zoomlion Ghana national sanitation taskforce for the Agona West Municipal and East district has been inaugurated to ensure absolute environmental cleanliness.

SOCIAL:
Mahama ends railway salary delay As Workers Hail Dzifa Attivor
Monday, October 22 2012

It was an uncontrollable show of joy and appreciation when the President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, indicated that he was going to instruct the Finance Minister, Dr. Kwabena Duffour, to release a lump sum of money for the payment of salary arrears to railway workers.

S TONGU:
Assembly supports 175 disabled persons
Monday, October 22 2012

The District Social Welfare Officer at the South Tongu District, Moses Kakaw in the Volta Region has disclosed that 175 disabled persons have received assistance from the district Assembly through.

KASSENA N W:
50 towns to be connected to national grid
Monday, October 22 2012

Serious arrangement is currently underway to roll-out an electricity expansion works in at least 50 additional towns within the Kassena Nankana West district, through government’s Rural Electrification Project (REP).

E JUABEN:
3 separate classroom blocks inaugurated
Monday, October 22 2012

Three separate 6-unit classroom blocks have been inaugurated at the State Experimental School, Boamadumasi M/A and Odoyefe at Ejisu Zongo, Odoyefe and Boamadumasi respectively in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region yesterday.

POLITICS:
December elections will be successful - Rawlings
Monday, October 22 2012

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, has in a meeting with the new United States Ambassador to Ghana, expressed optimism that the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections will be successful.

KPANDO:
20 boreholes for Kpando, North Dayi
Monday, October 22 2012

Government continue to support a number of communities faced with inadequate potable water supply by providing boreholes and other faciklities that make it possible for the people to either harvest and store water.

BOLGA:
VP Amissah-Arthur ends tour of the U/E Region
Monday, October 22 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah – Arthur at the weekend concluded a tour of the Upper East Region, glad for psyching up traditional rulers and the electorate to partner Government more to expand development in the area.

GOMOA W:
Police not debt collectors-magistrate
Monday, October 22 2012

The District Magistrate at Apam, Mr Charles Wiafe has stated that the police are not debt collectors and therefore the public must desist from paying moneys at the police stations.

TARKWA:
Gov’t will standardize fees at the basic and SHS levels-Prez Mahama
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The government would soon standardize school fees at the basic and senior high levels to eliminate all illegitimate fees being charged in most of the public schools, President John Dramani Mahama, has said.

AGONA E:
Kufuor presents instruments to Kwanyako brass band
Monday, October 22 2012

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor last Friday presented a set of musical instruments worth GH¢4,000 to Agona Kwanyako Brass band at a ceremony at Kwanyako in the Agona East District of the Central Region.

SAWLA:
Kanchen, Nahari provided with classroom blocks
Monday, October 22 2012

The NDC government is still covering up some more schools in the local areas of the country with the construction of dignified and standard structures to enable its educational move of “quality and accessibility” scheme to be realized.

LA-NKWANTANANG:
Fire guts Madina Market
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The Madina Market is the latest to have suffered from fire outbreaks destroying a number of properties belonging to traders after the Mallam Market exactly a week ago.

HEALTH:
Ghana to play leading role in the fight against epilepsy
Tuesday, October 23 2012

Ghana is to take a lead role in the fight against epilepsy which seeks to address treatment gap in the management of the disease in the country.

SECURITY:
Gov’t committed to equipping security agencies
Tuesday, October 23 2012

Government is commitment to the provision of the needed logistics to all security agencies to enable them execute their statutory mandate efficiently, Mr Kobby Acheampong, Deputy Minister for the Interior, on Monday assured.

 

SOCIAL:
Two EC directors arrested for alleged bribery
Tuesday, October 23 2012

Two directors at the Electoral Commission were Monday afternoon arrested by the police for allegedly engaging in corrupt activities with a political party.

KPANDO:
Over 300 desks distributed to JHS,SHS
Tuesday, October 23 2012

Chief Executive of the Kpando Municipal Assembly, Francis Ganyaglo has commended the Education Ministry for their intervention in improving furniture situation in schools in the municipality.

SAWLA:
Feeder roads get facelift
Tuesday, October 23 2012

A number of feeder roads in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District have seen improvement in the quest to improving transportation in the district.

LA-NKWANTANANG:
Regional Minister visits burnt market site
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Afotey Agbo, has commended the Ghana National Fire Service for their effort in preventing yesterday’s fire from spreeding to other parts of the market.

 

SOCIAL:
EC sets records straight
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) said on Tuesday that presidential candidates for Election 2012 had between October 5 and October 17 to fill the forms and had two days, October 17 and 18 to return them to the Returning Officer.

 

 

NINGO P:
Assembly collects GHs 92,799.00 as IGF
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The Ningo Prampram District Assembly, one of the six newly created Districts in the Greater Accra Region had as at August 2012 collected Ninety Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ninety nine (GHs 92,799.00) Ghana Cedis as its Internally Generated Funds (IGF).

ADMA:
“Ensure discipline and fairness in public service”-Min
Tuesday, October 23 2012

The Regional Minister for the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo has admonished assembly members, as well as workers of the Adentan Municipal Assembly to ensure ‘discipline and fairness’ as they serve the public.

BIBIANI:
Persons with disability receives support
Tuesday, October 23 2012

Major towns and communities in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District in the Western Region have been connected to the national grid to improve economic activities in the areas.

SOCIAL:
Finance Ministry presents 30 vehicles to GRA
Wednesday, October 24 2012

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has presented 30 Toyota Pick-Up vehicles to the Ghana Revenue Authority to help the organization in its revenue mobilization drive.

SOCIAL:
CHRAJ pre-election report indicates tension already mounting
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Although the use of inflammatory language seemed to have subsided after the public outcry, CHRAJ’s pre-election monitoring of the environment shows that tension is already mounting for the 2012 polls.

SOCIAL:
Access to quality education is critical - Fiifi Kwetey
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Mr Fiifi Kwetey, a Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has reiterated the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) commitment to ensure quality education that would be accessible to all.

BAWKU:
Female Genital Mutilation still practiced in Bawku
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Circumcision of female children seems to be on the increase in the Bawku Municipality and its environs as parents are still carrying out the act secretly.
   

SOCIAL:
"Don’t be carried away by campaign promises”-TUC
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Mr Kofi Asamoah, Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has called on Ghanaian workers not to be swayed by the “sweet” campaign promises of the various political parties, but to make informed decisions and vote wisely during the upcoming elections.

 

SOCIAL:
Ghana has gone beyond era of abandoning projects– E.T. Mensah
Thursday, October 25 2012

Mr Enoch Teye- Mensah, Minister for Water Resources, Working and Housing said Ghana has gone beyond the era of abandoning good projects started by previous governments merely because it was started by its predecessor.

ATIWA:
120 disabled receive funds
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Perons living with disabilities in the Atiwa district in the Eastern Region continue to receive assistance from the 2percent of common fund reserved for them.

JOMORO:
Internet Cafe for Assini SHS
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Government has completed works on an ultra modern internet cafe for the Assini Senior High School in the Jomoro District to enhance teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology.

EJISU J:
Election Taskforce inaugurated
Wednesday, October 24 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Assembly, Mr. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah- Ponko, has inaugurated an election taskforce in the area.

KWAHU N:
Assembly undergoes FOAT assessment
Wednesday, October 24 2012

The Kwahu North District assembly hopes to qualify and benefit from the next bach of the districft development facility.

ADMA:
Waste management may hit 90% mark next year-officer
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Waste management in the Adentan Municipality is markedly improving with a current threshold of 76% per the efficient management of the total refuse collected for disposal in the various environs under the municipality.

THLD:
“I will be forever remembered for my legacy” – DCE
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Mr. Foster Joseph Andoh, DCE for Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira has said residents of Twifo-Ati Mokwa District (formerly Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira) will forever be grateful to him for contributing his quota for the development of the area.

NINGO P:
Minister donates computers to schools
Wednesday, October 24 2012

Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Enoch Teye Mensah has donated three desk top computers for Nyigbenya D/A Basic schools to aid them establish computer laboratory for the schools and the entire community.

L-NKWATANANG-M:
Burnt madina market, an ‘eye opener’ for Assembly-PM
Wednesday, October 24 2012

The Presiding Member for the newly created La-Nkwatanang-Madina Municipal, Alhaji Baba Ibram has said that the unfortunate event of the recent fire that gutted some portions of the Madina market complex days ago is an ‘eye opener’ for the young Assembly.

SHAMA:
Education Directorate receives pick-up vehicles
Wednesday, October 24 2012

The Shama District Education Directorate has taken delivery of two brand new Nissan Double Carbin pick-ups from Government to assist their regular activities of ensuring quality education in the area.

BIRIM C:
Farmers rally held for cocoa producers at Akyem Abenase
Thursday, October 25 2012

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD) Control Unit of the Ghana Cocoa Board, and the Akyem Oda Cocoa District has held a farmers rally to educate cocoa farmers on how to rid their farms of the disease.

SOCIAL:
Kufuor calls for integrity in Electoral Commission
Thursday, October 25 2012

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor says he is unhappy his caution for the Electoral Commission to postpone the creation of the additional 45 constituencies was not heeded to.

SOCIAL:
Kufuor’s regime weakened state institutions - Rawlings
Thursday, October 25 2012

Former President Rawlings says much as he would want President Mahama to win the December polls, he is more interested in the strengthening the institutions to ensure that even if the NDC loses, its members would not face unnecessary attacks and intimidation if it goes into opposition.

U M KROBO:
Basic schools to receive more furniture soon
Thursday, October 25 2012

The Upper Manya District Assembly with support from the government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has provided basic schools in the district with furniture.

KPANDO:
Assembly committed to early childhood education-MCE
Thursday, October 25 2012

Kpando Municipal Assembly has proven its determination to improving the standards of education with emphasis on early childhood development.

SAWLA:
More housing facilities for public workers
Thursday, October 25 2012

The implementation of the NDC government’s “Better Ghana” agenda programme has triggered a boost in the socio-economic development in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district, as myriads of projects had been drawn to the area to improve the lives of residents.

EJIS J:
Assembly to build new dinning hall for Achina SHS
Thursday, October 25 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Assembly, Mr. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah-Ponko has pomised to erect a new dinning hall for the Achinakrom Senior High School at Achina in the Ashanti Region.

K NANKANA W:
Assembly/FAO lends support to enhance guinea fowl farming
Thursday, October 25 2012

The Kassena Nankana West District Assembly is hoping to push a tremendous growth for farmers engaged in Guinea fowl production in the district as it had collaborated with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in establishing modernized facility which practically aids in the breeding of birds.

BINDURI:
Youth call on President to appoint DCE for the area
Thursday, October 25 2012

A youth group calling itself the concerned youth of Binduri has called on the President to appoint a District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.

SUNYANI:
643 deceased names deleted from voters register in B/A
Thursday, October 25 2012

Six hundred and forty-three (643) deceased voters were deleted from the Biometric Voters Register in the Brong-Ahafo Region during the 10-day biometric voters exhibition exercise which ended barely two months ago.   

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves loan for redevelopment of Police Hospital
Thursday, October 25 2012

Parliament on Wednesday approved a loan facility of 43,784,093 Pounds Sterling for the continuation of the stalled redevelopment project of the Ghana Police Hospital in Accra.

TAMALE:
Zoomlion tasks MMDAs to enforce sanitation bye-laws
Thursday, October 25 2012

Mr. Joseph Ayuboya, Acting Northern Regional Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has tasked the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to enforce the sanitation bye-laws by prosecuting offenders who litter indiscriminately.

SEKYERE E:
70 youth undergo YESDEC training
Thursday, October 25 2012

About 70 youth in the Sekyere East District has undergone training in entrepreneurship and business management under the Youth Enterprise and Skills Development Centre (YESDEC) last Tuesday.

WASSA A W:
Bissaso Community clinic renovated
Thursday, October 25 2012

After constructing a new Community Based-Health Service Compound for Kyeikrom and a nurses’ bungalow at Manso Amenfi, the Wassa Amenfi West District Assembly has done it again by renovating  the Bissaso community clinic to enhance health delivery in the area.

KPANDO:2 new classroom blocks to be commissioned
Friday, October 26 2012

Two new six unit classroom blocks are expected for commissioning by middle of November in the Kpando Municipality.

YILO K:
Assembly makes stride in revenue colection
Friday, October 26 2012
The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly is inching closer to achieveing its revenue target for the year ending 2012.
PRESTEA:CHPS Compounds for 2 communities
Friday, October 26 2012

Residents of Obengkrom and Hiniano communities in the Prestea-Huni-Valley District have been provided with newly constructed Community-Based Health Service (CHPs) compounds to improve health delivery in the areas.

ACCRA: Government is committed to supporting Muslims - Vice President
Friday, October 26 2012


Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur underscored Government’s commitment to supporting  activities of Muslims in the country.

ADMA: Road Engineer calls for check on unauthorized structures
Saturday, October 27 2012

There are growing concerns in the indiscriminate and unauthorized siting of structures in some environs in the Adentan municipality in the Gt. Accra region, which has become a source of worry to some residents living in the area.

ASUOGYAMAN:Assembly assists girl without vagina/anus
Saturday, October 27 2012

The Asuogyaman District assembly has gone to the rescue of a little girl to help save her life.

ELLEMBELE:Asasetre Community gets Modern ICT lab
Saturday, October 27 2012

The Ellembelle District Assembly has constructed a new Information Communication and Technology(ICT) Center at Asasetre to aid the use of modern internet communication in the area.

DORMAA E:Assemblyman covers insurance for babies
Saturday, October 27 2012

Mr Sylvester Kwadwo Peprah, Assemblyman for Wamanafo Sabikrom  in the Dormaa-East District of Brong-Ahafo Region has sponsored the health insurance premium for all babies born in the district in September.  

TANO N:New girls’dorm for Boakye-Tromo SHS underway
Sunday, October 28 2012

A dormitory block to house the girls in the Boakye Tromo Secondary Technical School at Duayaw-Nkwanta will very soon be completed as the project has reached advance level of completion.

ELLEMBELE:GNGC gives 215 million old cedis for rituals at Atuabo
Sunday, October 28 2012

The Omanhene of Eastern Nzema, Awulae Amihere Kpanyinli III, says the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) gave out money to perform rituals at Atuabo in the Ellembelle District to commence the gas infrastructure project.

ACCRA: Govt to launch GHC 10m Jobs&Enterprises Fund next month
Sunday, October 28 2012

President John Dramani Mahama says government will in the next few days launch a major fund to support access to business financing by young people who are desirous of engaging in entrepreneurship.

JOMORO:
Five armed highway robbers nabbed
Monday, October 29 2012

The Half Assini Police have arrested five persons believed to be armed robbers who take delight in terrorizing travellers on the Mpataba-Elubo Highways in the Jomoro district of the Western Region.

EAST AKIM:
Stop playing politics with education - Okyenhene
Monday, October 29 2012

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin II, had blamed unnecessary political interferences in the educational system for the falling standard of education at all levels in the country. 

ECONOMICS:
Financial Task Force removes Ghana from money laundering blacklist
Monday, October 29 2012

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed Ghana from the list of high risk money laundering and terrorist financing countries after it enacted various legislations to criminalise money laundering and fight the crime.

ATIWA:
Basic schools receive laptops
Monday, October 29 2012

The one laptop per child policy train by government has gotten to the Atiwa District as the assembly has taken delivery of 264 laptops.

ASUOGYAMAN:
MP commissions classroom block for Apegusu SHS
Monday, October 29 2012

The member of parliamen for Asuogyaman, Joses Asare-Akoto has commissioned a six unit classroom block for the Apegusu Senior High School.

KETU N:
Rawlings commends the people of Penyi
Monday, October 29 2012

Former President RAwlings has commended the people of Penyi in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region for taking the initiative to tackle some of the developmental challenges confronting them.

GA W:
British High Commissioner inaugurate water projects
Monday, October 29 2012

Mr Peter Jones, British High Commissioner yesterday inaugurated a water tower and amenity centre at Amasaman Legion Village in the Greater Accra Region for the Veterans Association of Ghana (VAG).

SOCIAL:
November 2 is not a public holiday
Monday, October 29 2012

The Ministry of the Interior on Monday stated that November 2, which would be used for the observation of this year’s National Farmers Day, is not a public holiday.

ASUTIFI:
Childbirth taboo at Donkorkrom finally abolished
Monday, October 29 2012

A durbar was held at  Donkorkrom in the Asutifi District  in the Brong-Ahafo Region on Thursday to celebrate the abolition of a taboo that forbade women from giving birth in the community.   

KINTAMPO S:
Pamdu gets mechanised borehole
Monday, October 29 2012

A new mechanized borehole have been inaugurated for the people of Pamdu, a town in the Kintampo South District in the Brong Ahafo Region.

K NANKANA W:
Education office complex nears completion
Monday, October 29 2012

Works will soon be completed on a 2 storey office complex being executed for the Kassena NanKana West District Education Directorate at Paga, the District Chief Executive, Thomas Dalu Addah has revealed.

BAWKU:
Sanitation committee inaugurated
Monday, October 29 2012

To ensure good sanitation, a seven member Municipal Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (MIACC) was on Tuesday inaugurated in the Bawku Municipality.

ELECTION 2012:
5,000 soldiers to be deployed in Ghana
Monday, October 29 2012

About 5000 soldiers will be deployed across the country to ensure peace during the December 7 general elections.

EKUMFI:
Residents appeal to President to nominate DCE asap
Monday, October 29 2012

Some citizens of eight communities in the newly created Ekumfi District have appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to nominate a District Chief Executive (DCE) for the district to speed up development.

MFANTSEMAN:
New 18 unit dormitory block for Mfantseman SHS
Monday, October 29 2012

The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly, in its bid to improve second cycle education in the area has constructed an ultra modern 18 unit dormitory block for the Mfantseman Senior High School SHS.

JOMORO:
Nzulezu community gets electricity
Monday, October 29 2012

Electricity has been extended to Nzulezu, a popular tourist attraction destination in the Jomoro District of the Western Region to improve the standard of living in the area.

CHEREPONI:
More individuals engaged under GSOP projects
Monday, October 29 2012

The Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) has given avenue for more individuals living in the Chereponi district in the Northern region to be absorbed to work under some of its several projects which had been implemented in the area.

AGRICULTURE:
Gov’t reduces rice importation by 30 per cent
Tuesday, October 30 2012

Government has announced it had cut back on rice importation by 30 per cent and had increased local production of the cereal by 59 per cent.

HEALTH:
Health Service to Re-launch Female Condom in Ghana
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Ghana Health Service in collaboration with its partners will on Wednesday re-launch female condoms in the country to promote its usage as an essential tool for the prevention of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

NADOWLI:
Hospital to get Midwifery Training School
Tuesday, October 30 2012

Government has acquired resources for the construction of a new Midwifery Training Institution at the Nadowli Hospital in the Upper West Region. 

ECONOMICS:
Ghana and UNIDO sign 1.28m Euros biogas technology agreement
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The United Nations Industrial and Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry on Monday signed 1.28 million Euros agreement aim to encourage biogas technology and business for sustainable growth.

KPANDO:
GHs120, 000 for disabled persons
Tuesday, October 30 2012

Perons living with disabilities in the Kpando District in the Volta Region continue to receive assistance from the 2 percent of common fund reserved for them.

YILO K:
Private Company to manage Boti Falls
Tuesday, October 30 2012

Management of the Boti falls in the Yilo Krobo Municipality is to be entrusted in the hands of a private entreprenure, Mr Andrews Sodah, Municipal Chief Executive of the Assembly has disclosed.

PRESTEA:
District receives new fire tender
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Prestea Huni Valley District Assembly has taken delivery of a brand new fire tender from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to assist fire fighting in the area.

DORMAA E:
Market stalls/sheds project underway
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Dormaa East District Assembly has channeled a considerable amount of money to finance the construction of a 10 No. open market stalls and sheds at Wamanafo in the Brong Ahafo Region.

WENCHI:
Branam Assemblyman wants GETFUND project fast tracked
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Assemblyman for Branam Electoral Area, Abobo Amos is appealing to government to fast track a Ghana Education Trust Funded (GETFund) project, which has been halted due to lack of funds.

KETU N:
Basic schools receive desks
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Ketu North District Assembly with support from the government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has provided basic schools in the district with furniture.

POLITICS:
Candidates express readiness for IEA debate tonight
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The four presidential candidates who qualified to take part in this year’s presidential debate have arrived safely in Tamala where the debate would be held this evening.

SHAMA:
Assembly makes progress on rural electrification
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Shama District Assembly has intensified efforts to ensure that various deprived communities are provided with electricity within the shortest possible time to improve socio-economic activities in the area. 

GOMOA W:
DCE commissions new school block
Tuesday, October 30 2012

Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, District Chief Executive for Gomoa West District has this afternoon commissioned a newly constructed 6-unit classroom at Gomoa Asampenin to enhance teaching and learning in the area.

CHEREPONI:
MoH presents new ambulance to District
Tuesday, October 30 2012

The Ministy of Health has presented a brand new ambulance to the Chereponi District Assembly to enhance health delivery in the area.

AGRICULTURE:
Gov’t urged to assist farmers to gain access to credit
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The Government has been urged to ensure that Farmers and Fishermen have access to credit in order to better their lot.   

HEALTH:
Mahama, Akufo Addo battle over NHIS, training of doctors
Wednesday, October 31 2012

President John Mahama has refuted claims by the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo that government was spending 105,000 on each of the 250 doctors undergoing training in Cuba.

HEALTH:
725,000 Ghanaians are suffering from severe mental disorders - Prof Asare
Wednesday, October 31 2012

Professor Joseph Bediako Asare, former Chief Psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health, has said about 725,000 Ghanaians are suffering from severe mental disorders.

TAKORADI:
Expansion of Takoradi Port to start in 2012
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) would start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country.    

 

SOCIAL:
First Lady assures Madina market traders of gov’t support
Wednesday, October 31 2012

First Lady, Lordina Mahama has assured victims of the recent fire outbreak at the Madina Market that MASLOC will support them with loans to restart their businesses.

SOCIAL:
Government to invest more on basic education - Mahama
Wednesday, October 31 2012

Contrary to the main opposition New Patriotic Party’s free Senior High School campaign policy, the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by H.E John Dramani Mahama has reiterated his party’s vision to ensure quality education especially at the basic level.

PICTURE:
4 battle for presidency at IEA debate
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The Four presidential candidates who qualified for the IEA debate yesterday night battled it out in a programme, which lasted about five (5) hours.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Assembly providing bungalow for school heads
Wednesday, October 31 2012

All seven senior high schools in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region are being provided with bungalow for their headmistress and masters.

ENERGY:
Ghana on course to improving energy-Prez Mahama
Wednesday, October 31 2012

President John Mahama has assured the nation that the ongoing load management would come to an end by the middle of November.

TAMALE:
N/R House Of Chiefs gets new president
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The Northern Regional House of Chiefs, yesterday elected and sworn into office Nayire Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai, Paramount chief of Mamprugu, as the new President of the House, in Tamale.

MFANTSEMAN:
Eshirow Steel bridge completed
Wednesday, October 31 2012

Work has finally completed on the construction of a new steel bridge at Eshirow, a subsrb community in the Mfantseman Municipality in the Ceantral Region to improve transportation in the area.

AKUAPEM N:
Okuapeman Union donates 30 laptops to Presbyterian University
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The Okuapeman Union in Sydney, Australia, has presented 30 laptop computers and accessories to the Presbyterian University College, Akuapem campus at Akropong.

CHEREPONI:
DCE hands over NHIS office block
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The District Chief Executive for Chereponi, Mr. Alhaji Mohammed Seidu Issah Abah has handed over an office accommodation for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) personnel  in the town.

U DENKYIRA E:
Assembly provides teachers’ quarters at Tegyamoso, Achiase
Wednesday, October 31 2012

The welfare of teachers in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality in the Central Region was given a boost with the completion of accommodation facilities for them.

 

KMA:
Presiding Members attend conference
Wednesday, October 31 2012

Presiding members (PMs) in all the Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the country have converged at Kumasi for a two-day conference.