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.
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.
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.
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.
The Government at the weekend urged Ghanaian pilgrims embarking on this year’s Hajj to pray for the nation and peaceful elections.
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.
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.
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.
The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly has commissioned a District Information and Communication centre for basic schools at Kpong.
Eighty percent of construction works on phase I of drainage works in community A&B Zongos in the New Juaben Municipality have been completed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, on Monday said government is determined to implement the Composite Budget concept to its logical conclusion, despite challenges.
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.
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.
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.
More basic schools located in communities under the Wa East district are gradually being enhanced to improve the standard of education in the area.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama says teacher motivation will be central in his government’s quest towards improving education in Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Richson Nii Teye Appeynarh who was recently appointed by the president as the District Chief Executive for Ningo-Prampram has been confirmed.
Forty-nine communities in the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira would soon be connected to the national electrical grid.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Residence of Agona in the Ahanta West Region has benefited from a new water filtration plant to enhance potable supply in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has announced that the Kumasi Airport would be re-opened for normal operations from 1400hours yesterday, October 4.
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.
Assemly members have confirmed the nominated Chief Executive for the Kpone-Katamaso District Assembly, Alhaji Antiaye Tetteh.
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.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed October 17 and 18, 2012 for receiving nominations from presidential and parliamentary candidates for the 2012 general election.
President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday appealed to chiefs and people to desist from fighting over the location of capitals of newly created districts.
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.
Residents of Dadieso in the Aowin Suaman District will henceforth receive quality health care as the community has benefitted from a new Health Center.
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.
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.
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.
President John Mahama has urged the chiefs and people of the Eastern Region to exercise restraint over the execution of certain planned development projects.
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.
National Sanitation Task Force cleans Ashaiman Municipality Noted for its overwhelming filth, the Ashaiman Municipality was on Saturday cleared of waste materials.
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.
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.
President Mahama has once again promised to ensure that December’s polls are conducted in a peaceful atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
The Akatsi South District Assembly has cut sod for the construction of community information centre at the District capital, Akatsi.
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.
The Kwahu East District Assembly is on course to addreessing accommodation problems of its core staff members.
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.
A six-unit classroom block under construction for pupils of Ajumapo Presby basic school in the New Juaben Municipality is nearing completion.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday swore into office Justice Yaw Appau, as the Sole-Commissioner of Judgment debt.
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.
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.
President Dramani Mahama on Monday expressed the willingness of Ghana to partner progressive countries to achieve her development goals.
The Kwahu East District Assembly has commissioned a new clinic for the Kotoso community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Akatsi South District has started distributing some 1000 dual desks to basic schools in the district.
The Tafo Islamic Basic School in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region now has junior high school.
An office accommodation has been provided for the Electoral Commission at Bechem in the Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.
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 seven-member Election Security Taskforce to oversee the peaceful conduct of the December polls in the Asante-Akim South District, has been inaugurated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inflation dropped marginally by 0.1 percent to record 9.4 percent in September.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Assembly members have confirmed Mr. Aristo A. Aryee, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) nominee for the Ga Central Assembly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The South Tongu District Assembly has commenced the construction of two new police stations in two communities in the district.
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.
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.
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.
"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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana National Fire Service is going through a hectic time to control raging fires in the Mallam Market.
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.
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.
Ghanaians have been urged to observe environmental cleanliness in order to prevent the outbreak of communicable diseases.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, has donated a quantity of furniture to schools in Gomoa West District.
Ghanaians in the business of helping foreigners especially the Chinese to engage in illegal mining in the country will soon be flushed out.
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).
All twenty-seven new classroom blocks constructed under the “schools under trees” programme in the Asuogyaman District are also been provided with dual desks.
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.
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.
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.
The Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region has started consultation meeting with stakeholders towards the preparation of the assembly’s composite budget.
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.
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.
Construction of works on the 50kilometer stretch of the eastern corridor road in the Nkwanta North district is progressing steadily.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
A good number of people across the country continue to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The disabled in Ghana is not barred from pursuing careers in the various areas of the electoral process.
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.
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.
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.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the nominations of four political parties and one Independent Candidate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is determined to make quality basic education really free and compulsory by 2016.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Striking Junior Nurses and Midwives say there are no indications their concerns will be addressed anytime soon.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two directors at the Electoral Commission were Monday afternoon arrested by the police for allegedly engaging in corrupt activities with a political party.
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.
A number of feeder roads in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District have seen improvement in the quest to improving transportation in the district.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Assembly, Mr. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah- Ponko, has inaugurated an election taskforce in the area.
The Kwahu North District assembly hopes to qualify and benefit from the next bach of the districft development facility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Municipal Assembly has proven its determination to improving the standards of education with emphasis on early childhood development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two new six unit classroom blocks are expected for commissioning by middle of November in the Kpando Municipality.
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.
Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur underscored Government’s commitment to supporting activities of Muslims in the country.
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.
The Asuogyaman District assembly has gone to the rescue of a little girl to help save her life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The one laptop per child policy train by government has gotten to the Atiwa District as the assembly has taken delivery of 264 laptops.
The member of parliamen for Asuogyaman, Joses Asare-Akoto has commissioned a six unit classroom block for the Apegusu Senior High School.
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.
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).
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.
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.
A new mechanized borehole have been inaugurated for the people of Pamdu, a town in the Kintampo South District in the Brong Ahafo Region.
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.
To ensure good sanitation, a seven member Municipal Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (MIACC) was on Tuesday inaugurated in the Bawku Municipality.
About 5000 soldiers will be deployed across the country to ensure peace during the December 7 general elections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Government has acquired resources for the construction of a new Midwifery Training Institution at the Nadowli Hospital in the Upper West Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministy of Health has presented a brand new ambulance to the Chereponi District Assembly to enhance health delivery in the area.
The Government has been urged to ensure that Farmers and Fishermen have access to credit in order to better their lot.
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.
Professor Joseph Bediako Asare, former Chief Psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health, has said about 725,000 Ghanaians are suffering from severe mental disorders.
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.
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.
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.
The Four presidential candidates who qualified for the IEA debate yesterday night battled it out in a programme, which lasted about five (5) hours.
All seven senior high schools in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region are being provided with bungalow for their headmistress and masters.
President John Mahama has assured the nation that the ongoing load management would come to an end by the middle of November.
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.
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.
The Okuapeman Union in Sydney, Australia, has presented 30 laptop computers and accessories to the Presbyterian University College, Akuapem campus at Akropong.
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.
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.
Presiding members (PMs) in all the Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the country have converged at Kumasi for a two-day conference.