EJISU J:
Land users sensitize on land acquisition, documentation
Thursday, October 09 2014

The Ministry of Land and Forestry in collaboration with J.B.P. Consultant and Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL) has organized a four day sensitization programme to educate residents of Ejisu and Adankrangya in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal and Bekwai district of the Ashanti Region on the purchase and registration of lands.

SOCIAL:
Mahama in Dubai for Africa Global Leaders Forum
Wednesday, October 01 2014

President John Dramani Mahama arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday, to join other African leaders for the Africa Global Leaders Forum scheduled to take place today.

SOCIAL:
Parliament to resume sitting today
Wednesday, October 01 2014

Ghana’s Parliament resumes sitting on Wednesday for a week-long special meeting during which lawmakers will consider a number of new multi-million dollar loan and other agreements.

BOLGA:
’Street naming is good for revenue mobilization’
Wednesday, October 01 2014

Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend described the street naming and property addressing project as key for revenue mobilization for Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies.

SOCIAL:
Legumes farmers in Northern Ghana get help
Wednesday, October 01 2014

A project to improve the productivity, incomes and livelihoods of about 20,000 smallholder legume farmers in Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions has been launched.

HEALTH:
Brong Ahafo Bats test positive to Ebola Antigen
Wednesday, October 01 2014

The Brong Ahafo Region has been identified as one of the high risk regions in the country of the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) due to the presence of the bats at Buoyam Caves which have tested positive with ebola antigens.

SOCIAL:
All streets in Ghana have been named – Local Gov’t Service
Wednesday, October 01 2014

The Local Government Service has said all streets in Ghana have been named but only 85 percent of the signage have been erected.

AOWIN:
150 names endorsed for street naming project
Wednesday, October 01 2014

The Aowin district assembly in consultation with Aowin Traditional Council in a stakeholders meeting has approved over 150 names for the street naming implementation in the district.

AKYEMANSA:
Assembly assigns names to twenty streets
Wednesday, October 01 2014

Over twenty principal streets at Ofoase in the Akyemansa District have been assigned names in the first phase of the nationwide Street Naming and Property Numbering (SNPN) exercise.

AOWIN:
Assembly completes street naming exercise
Wednesday, October 01 2014

The Street naming and property numbering exercise scheduled for implementation from the Presidency has successfully been accomplished in the Aowin district.

ASOKORE M:
Assembly renovates old Mampong Palace into Court
Wednesday, October 01 2014

In a bid to reduce crime in the area, the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has renovated and turned the old Mampong palace to serve as a District Magistrate court.

ATEBUBU:
Beekeepers undergo study tour
Thursday, October 02 2014

The Atebubu-Amantin office of the Business Advisory Centre BAC has organized a day’s study tour of Somanya and Akosombo both in the Eastern Region for 39 beekeepers in the district.

BIA WEST:
Bia West NPP wants cocoa task force reconstituted
Wednesday, October 01 2014

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) of the Bia West constituency has called for reconstitution of the cocoa task force in the district, a move they believed will sufficiently make the task force independent as directed by COCOBOD.

ASUNAFO S:
CLOSSAG wants gov’t to release hedge Pension Trust Fund
Thursday, October 02 2014

The First National Trustee of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) Mr Kwame Asamoah- Dwomoh has called on government to as a matter of urgent release its (CLOGSAG) pension trust known as the Hedge Pension Trust Fund which was 100% owned by the association.

UPPER MANYA:
Assembly equip schools furniture
Thursday, October 02 2014

Schools in the Upper Manya Krobo District have benefitted from the supply of tables and chairs from the Assembly.

ASUNAFO N:
Bitire communities get electricity
Thursday, October 02 2014

The people of Bitire, farming communities in the Asunafo North Municipal of Brong Ahafo Region could not hide their joy but took to the street yesterday amidst singing and dancing for seeing their communities illuminating with lights for the first time in their lives.

AKATSI N:
District inaugurates court
Thursday, October 02 2014

The Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has made yet another stride in its efforts to improve security in the district.

ASOKORE M:
MCD, Edu Directors take delivery of two pickups
Thursday, October 02 2014

The Municipal Coordinating and Education Directors in the Asokore Mampong Municipality have taken delivery of two brand new Nissan double-carbine Pick-ups as effort aimed at improving their administrative works in the area.

AMANSIE C:
DCE calls for support for new district ourt
Thursday, October 02 2014

Mr Emmanuel Dede Appiah, the Amansie Central District Chief Executive has advised leaders of various groupings in the district especially political parties, traditional and religious bodies among others to allow the courts to operate with free hands as a state institution.

SECURITY:
Tension mounts in Akyem Tumfa as irate youth picket
Friday, October 03 2014

Heavily armed security personnel have been deployed to the town of Akyem Tumfa in the Eastern region after the youth of the area threatened to attack and destroy equipment of a gold mining company.

ATEBUBU:
REP supports artisans and vocational training
Friday, October 03 2014

The Rural Enterprises Programme REP have organized a five day training exercise  for a total of 50 welders and carpenters in the Atebubu-Amantin district as well as support 92 vocational trainees in the acquisition of proficiency certificates.

SEFWI A:
Assembly to occupy new office Tuesday
Friday, October 03 2014

Barring any last minute changes, the Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly will on Tuesday 7th October 2014 move into its ultra modern edifice at Akontombra.

AKATSI N:
Two additional courts to be instituted soon
Friday, October 03 2014

Apart from the District Court which was inaugurated for the Akatsi North District, two additional courts including Family Tribunal and Juvenile courts are to be added soon.

JIRAPA:
Street naming system launched
Friday, October 03 2014

The Jirapa District would not be left out of the all important directive by His Excellency the President of the Republic John Dramani Mahama for all Assemblies to ensure they name streets and address properties in their respective District by end of September, 2014.

NZEMA E:
District gets new ambulance
Friday, October 03 2014

The Nzema East Municipal Assembly in the Western Region has taken delivery of a new ambulance as part of ways to strengthen the health sector.

SISSALA E:
Assembly moves to deepen ties with Burkina Faso
Friday, October 03 2014

As part of ways to help maintain and consolidate the social and historical ties between the two states, the District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District Assembly, Johnson Juasuglo Saborh has for the first time in office paid a working visit to Leo municipality in neighbouring Burkina Faso.

SOCIAL:
Management of NSS directed to proceed on leave
Saturday, October 04 2014

The Board of the National Service Scheme has asked the entire management of the scheme to proceed on leave with immediate effect.

SOCIAL:
Canada/UNICEF presents 38 computers to monitor sanitation
Saturday, October 04 2014

The Canadian government in collaboration with UNICEF on Friday presented 38 computers, printers, scanners and accessories to the government of Ghana to strengthen sanitation monitoring and data collection in 38 districts in the country.

JIRAPA:
District records first cholera case
Saturday, October 04 2014

St, Joseph Hospital in the Jirapa District has recorded the first cholera case in the district.

BIA W:
Allegations against me mischievous-DCE
Saturday, October 04 2014

District Chief Executive of Bia West in the Western Region, Kwabena Tweneboa Kodua has described as mischievous allegation leveled against him by some NPP activists in the district over the constitution and activities of the Anti-cocoa smuggling taskforce.

WA:
Out-of-school children in UWR enroll
Sunday, October 05 2014

A total of 7,125 out of school children from the Upper West and Brong Ahafo regions have been enrolled unto the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) Programme to enable them acquire basic literacy and numeracy skills.

SUNYANI:
Water Expansion Project to cost US$243 million plus
Sunday, October 05 2014

The proposed Sunyani Water Supply Expansion Project would cost US$243,450,038.87, Mr. Hanson Akutteh Mensah, of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), has announced.

EDUCATION:
Ghana’s edu system “very good” – Minister
Sunday, October 05 2014

Ghana’s education system is a very good one that needs to be expanded to reach more people, Education Minister Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang has said.

AFIGYA K:
Philanthropist sponsors school block
Tuesday, October 07 2014

A new classroom block built and furnished at a cost of GH¢150,000 for the Esaase Methodist Primary School in the Afigya-Kwabre District has been inaugurated at a ceremony.

SOCIAL:
Upper East completes street naming project
Tuesday, October 07 2014

Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru, the Northern Regional Minister, has said the street naming exercise had the greatest potential to increase assemblies’ internally generated revenue.

NZEMA E:
Assembly meets President’s directive on street naming
Tuesday, October 07 2014

Like many other Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies in the country, the Nzema East Municipal Assembly has also met the September 30, 2014 deadline given by the President of the Republic John Dramani for street naming and property address system to be executed.

BODI:
DCE hails stakeholders for success in FOAT assessment
Tuesday, October 07 2014

District Chief Executive of Bodi District in the Western Region, Solomon Fuachie has hailed the selfless commitment of all stakeholders in the administration of the district which has resulted in the district passing the 2013 Functional Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT) assessment.

AMANSIE C:
DCE commends Muslims for peaceful co-existence with other beliefs
Tuesday, October 07 2014

District Chief Executive of Amansie Central in the Ashanati Region Emmanuel Dede Appiah has commended the Muslim community in the district for coexisting peacefully with other religious bodies in the district.

BUNKPURUGU:
Assembly names streets.
Tuesday, October 07 2014

The District Chief Executive of Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Philip N. Laari has explained that, the directives of the President on the street naming and property addressing system is properly being implemented.

AKATSI N:
AKATSI N: DA JHOSA donates to Ave Dakpa D/A JHS
Tuesday, October 07 2014

Dakpa Junior High Old Students Association (DA JHOSA) has donated sign post to the Ave Dakpa D/A Junior High School in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region to make the school easily recognizable.

BODI:
More communities hook to national electricity grid
Tuesday, October 07 2014

Electricity expansion in the Bodi District in the Western Region is fast reaching a lot of deprived communities.

BUNKPURUGU:
Over 20 principal streets named in first phase of SNPN exercise
Tuesday, October 07 2014

The District Chief Executive of the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Hon Philip N. Laari has revealed that over twenty principal streets within the district have been assigned names in the first phase of the nationwide Street Naming and Property Numbering (SNPN) exercise.

NZEMA E:
MCE extols Safe Water Ghana, Kosmos Energy for providing water
Tuesday, October 07 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, James Atta Kakra Baidoe has lauded Safe Water Ghana, and Kosmos Energy for their contributions in providing safe water for a number of communities in the municipality.

POLITICS:
Performance survey on Ministers to be out in December
Tuesday, October 07 2014

A Ghanaian research and background investigations, FAKS Investigative Service is set to release its annual performance survey for Ministers in December.

SISSALA W:
‘My focus is not where to be next in politics’- Luri declares
Tuesday, October 07 2014

The District Chief Executive for the Sissala West District, Moses Dramani Luri says he is much focused to see massive transformation in the quality of lives of individuals living in the district rather than where he will be next as far as his political future is concerned.

LEKMA:
Assembly completes first phase of street naming
Tuesday, October 07 2014

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) in the Greater Accra Region has completed the first phase of the national Street Naming and Property Numbering (SNPN) exercise in fulfillment of President John Dramani Mahama’s order to get all streets named by end of September 2014.

OFFINSO N:
Nkenkaasu SHS gets headmasters bungalow
Wednesday, October 08 2014

Mr. Samuel Sarpong, the Ashanti Regional Minister has inaugurated a GH¢86,000 bungalow built at the Nkankaasu Senior High School (SHS) to house the headmaster.

BODI:
Classroom block, teacher’s quarters for Timtimhwe and Akomkrom
Wednesday, October 08 2014

The Bodi District Assembly has awarded contract for the construction of new classroom blocks and teachers’ quarters for two communities.

ATWIMA-M:
Assembly intensifies fight against teenage pregnancy
Wednesday, October 08 2014

The Atwima-Mponua District Health Directorate has intensified its efforts at bringing down the high incidence of teenage pregnancy through carefully-coordinated and targeted reproductive health education campaign.

NZEMA E:
Work progresses on community SHS
Wednesday, October 08 2014

Work is fast progressing on the public community senior high school being constructed at Bamianko in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region.

EDUCATION:
NSS Board won’t be dissolved – Ablakwa
Wednesday, October 08 2014

The Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has jumped to the defense of the Governing Board of the National Service Scheme (NSS) saying they did nothing wrong.

OFFINSO:
Students advised against unsafe abortion
Wednesday, October 08 2014

A Senior Midwife in the Offinso Municipality, Mrs. Esther Aboagye, has advised students, especially, the girl-child, to avoid unsafe abortion and its related practices and be more focused on their education.

EJISU J:
Allow District Courts to operate freely- MCE
Wednesday, October 08 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu-Juaben, Hon. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah-Ponko has advised Ghanaians to allow the courts to operate with free hands as state institutions in their quest to bring justice to their doorsteps. 

KRACHI W:
Ehiamankyene marks 50 years of resettlement
Wednesday, October 08 2014

Ehiamankyene, a community in the Krachi West District marks 50 years of resettlement after relocating the community due to the implementation of the Akosombo Hydro Electric Power Project which affected them in 1964.  

SISSALA E:
More projects under sustainable rural water and sanitation
Wednesday, October 08 2014

It is anticipated that the water situation in the Sissala East district will markedly improve in the days ahead with ongoing efforts to cover more towns and communities with potable water within the district.

KEEA:
Street named after Rawlings
Wednesday, October 08 2014

A principal street at Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipality has been named after former President Jerry John Rawlings as efforts of reciprocating his enormous development projects during his tenure in office as president of Ghana.

EJISU J:
Collaborate With Police to Maintain Law and Order
Wednesday, October 08 2014

The Ashanti Regional Police commander DCOP Kofi Boakye has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate with security agencies in the country in their bid to combat crime in society.

BODI:
DCE calls for more efforts to increase IGF
Thursday, October 09 2014

With the growing demands of improved basic social and economic amenities  Mr. Solomon Fuachie has charged traditional authorities, Area Council Members, and Assembly members to assist the Assembly to improve upon internally generated revenue to be able to meet these demands.

KRACHI W:
GBC Director of radio visits Kaakye FM
Friday, October 10 2014

The Director of radio at the state broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Dr. Affail Monney las lauded the Krachi West District Assembly for the immense support for the Kaakye FM, the GBC satellite station in the area. 

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t’s team leaves for final round of IMF bailout talks
Thursday, October 09 2014

The team leading Ghana’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is heading for Washington, United States to conclude talks over the economic bailout programme.

NZEMA E:
Landing beaches assist communities
Thursday, October 09 2014

Landing beach Committees in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region have been called upon to serve the people well without discrimination.

AKATSI N:
All engineered roads on contract for dev’t-DCE
Thursday, October 09 2014

There are major plans to make all roads in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region motorable by close of this year, the District Chief Executive, James Gunu has said.

BUSINESS:
Abokobi Rural Bank makes profit
Sunday, October 12 2014

The Abokobi Area Rural Bank (AARB) has posted a net profit of GH¢349, 243.00 for 2013 and has, subsequently, declared a dividend of GP 3.23 per share.

SOCIAL:
Mahama directs Chief Justice to investigate CHRAJ Boss
Sunday, October 12 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has directed the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Woode to investigate corruption claims against Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Lauretta Lamptey.

BANDA:
New DCE assumes duty
Tuesday, October 14 2014

Mr Jacob Boateng, a former assembly member for Dorbor electoral area, was on Friday sworn in as the Banda District Chief Executive (DCE).

SOCIAL:
CHRAJ boss saga: CJ’s office denies receiving petitions
Tuesday, October 14 2014

The Office of the Chief Justice has said no petitions have reached Georgina Wood for consideration as far as the removal of the Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is concerned.

LEKMA:
O’Reilly Head wants all ongoing projects completed
Tuesday, October 14 2014

The Headmistress of O’Reilly Senior High (SHS), Mrs. Mary Adu-Blay has made a humble appeal to President John Dramani Mahama to deliver up his promise and complete all ongoing projects in the school.

SISSALA W:
Assembly to deepen efforts in Edu, Maternal mortality & Open defecation
Tuesday, October 14 2014

Maternal mortality, Education and Open defecation is likely to receive relative attention from the 2015 development budget of the Sissala West district being prepared for approval by the General assembly.

KUMBUNGU:
Residents demonstrate over deplorable roads
Tuesday, October 14 2014

Residents of Kumbugu in the Northern Region on Monday took to the streets to demonstrate over the bad road networks in the district.

TATALE-S:
Residents commend government
Tuesday, October 14 2014

The chiefs and people in the Tatale/Sangule District, have commended government for creating the Tatale/Sangule District.

SPORTS:
Stars arrive at Tamale ahead of Elephants game
Tuesday, October 14 2014

Senior National team, the “Black Stars” of Ghana, have arrived in Tamale ahead of their game against the Elephants of Guinea in the ongoing 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification.

STMA:
Public hearings for District Composite Budgets begin
Wednesday, October 15 2014

Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, has launched the public hearing of composite budgets of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the region, at Takoradi.

BONGO:
GSOP to pay beneficiaries on E-zwich platform
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The Ghana Social Opportunities Project, GSOP has undertaken to pay beneficiaries under its interventions through the E-zwich electronic payment platform.

DENKYEMBOUR:
Assembly embarks on projects
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The Denkyembour District Assembly, one of the newly-created Assemblies, has embarked on a number of projects to help raise the standards of living of people in the area.

TWIFO A-MOKWA:
DCE released
Sunday, October 12 2014

The convicted District Chief Executive (DCE) for Twifo Atti-Morkwa, Bossman Osei – Hyiamang Jnr. has been released from the Maximum Security Prison.

JIRAPA:
DCE debunks allegation of misconduct
Sunday, October 12 2014

District Chief Executive of Jirapa in the Upper West District, Nelly-Vivien B. Kunko has debunked all allegations of misconduct leveled against her by the NDC youth and constituency executives in the in the constituency.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana’s economy needs extra work – IMF
Monday, October 13 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Ghana’s current economic challenges will require extra measures from government to put it back on track.

ATEBUBU:
25 benefit from basic skills in mushroom cultivation
Monday, October 13 2014

The Rural Enterprises Programme REP through the Atebubu-Amantin office of the Business Advisory Centre BAC has organized a 5 day training exercise in basic mushroom cultivation for 25 people in Atebubu.

EJISU J:
Residents of Kwabre Mponua commend gov’t, assembly
Monday, October 13 2014

The chiefs and people of Kwabre Mponua Zonal Council in the Ejisu Juaben Municipal assembly have lauded government and the municipal Assembly for the goodwill exhibited towards developing the area.

POLITICS:
President Mahama appoints caretaker NSS boss
Monday, October 13 2014

President John Mahama has appointed a presidential staffer Dr. Michael Whyte Kpessa, to stand in as Executive Director of the National Service Scheme currently rocked by a Gh₵7.9million scandal.

KRACHI W:
Stakeholders institute measures to fight cholera
Monday, October 13 2014

Various electoral Areas in the Krachi West District in the Volta Region are carrying out clean-up exercise to ride their various environments of filth.

SISSALA E:
Assembly undertakes mechanization of water systems
Monday, October 13 2014

The Sissala East District Assembly has advanced move towards the mechanization of water system in several higher institutions within Tumu and the surrounding environs.

ADENTA:
Minister inspects street naming projects
Monday, October 13 2014

Mr. Julius Debrah the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has inspected works on the street naming projects in the Adentan Municipality. He inspected works at Duratech Signs, one of the companies contracted to build signage for the street naming projects.

GA WEST:
Minister inspects street naming projects
Monday, October 13 2014

Mr Julius Debrah the Minister for Local Government and Rural development has called on Chief Executives of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to expedite action on the implementation of the Street Naming and Property Addressing Systems in their various areas when he visited Ga-West Municipal Assembly.

LA DADE-K:
MCE praised for enforcing by-laws
Monday, October 13 2014

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Julius Debrahhas commended Ms Rita Odoley Sowah, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)  La Dade-Kotopon for enforcing sanitation bye - laws.

ATEBUBU:
Atebubuman Foryaw Yam festival launched
Monday, October 13 2014

This year’s annual “Foryaw” yam festival of the chiefs and people of the Atebubu traditional area has been launched at a colorful ceremony in Atebubu.

ADAKLU:
Fix Adaklu roads – NADMO coordinator
Tuesday, October 14 2014

Weeks after a devastating rain completely cut of the District capital of Adaklu from neighbouring communities rendering scores of residents homeless, the district coordinator of  the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO)  is calling on government to fix road network in the district to avert such occurrences.

BUSINESS:
Small Scale rice dealers welcome Spio Garbrah
Tuesday, October 14 2014

The Small Scale Rice Dealers Association of Ghana (SSRIDA), welcomes Dr Ekwow Spio Garbrah, as Minister of Trade and Industry and asked him to use his term of office to address the concerns of members.

ASUNAFO S:
Assembly completes street naming exercise
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The Asunafo South District Assembly has completed its street naming exercise ten days after the ultimatum by President John Dramani Mahama which expired on September 30.

TECHIMAN:
Aworano residents demonstrate over bad roads
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The people of Aworano community, a suburb of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have embarked on a demonstration to register their displeasure over bad roads in the area.

SPORTS:
Stars keen to turn back to winning ways
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The Black Stars of Ghana are very keen to turn back to winning ways in their match against the Elephants of Guinea today in the ongoing 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign after managing only a win in their last three encounters.

ASUNAFO N:
Asumura, 3 others get electricity
Wednesday, October 15 2014

The people of Asumura, Manukrom, Anyimaye and Mfante in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region have been connected to the national electricity grid over the week.

NSS SAGA:
Court remands former Boss
Thursday, October 16 2014

Alhaji Alhassan Mohammed Imoro, former Executive Director of National Service Scheme (NSS), has been remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court.

ECONOMIC:
Inflation rate spikes to 16.5 Per Cent in September
Thursday, October 16 2014

The year-on year inflation rate for September rose to 16.5 per cent up from the 15.9 percent recorded in August 2014, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

SISSALA E:
District records low Family Planning coverage
Thursday, October 16 2014

Patronage of family planning services is still a major challenge in the Sissala East District, as it has consistently stagnated and declined in the family planning contraceptive and acceptor rate for the past two years.

ASUNAFO N:
NPP secretary lauds dev’t efforts of gov’t
Thursday, October 16 2014

The former Asunafo North Constituency Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Osei Boateng has praised government for its commitment to bettering the lives of the people through execution of development projects nationwide.

BIA W:
Assembly on course to commission street naming-DCE
Thursday, October 16 2014

The Bia West District Assembly is confident of commissioning the street naming and property addressing system soon despite some difficulties it faced that made it impossible to meet the September 30, deadline.

AMA:
Assembly urged to pay compensation over Kwabenya Lands
Thursday, October 16 2014

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has been urged to pay compensation over a land it acquired at Kwabenya, a suburb of Accra, for a landfill project.

JASIKAN:
Stakeholders improve education to avoid cholera
Thursday, October 16 2014

The Jasikan District Assembly in collaboration with the District Health directorate has intensified its sensitization efforts to create awareness to prevent cholera outbreaks in the district.

TECHIMAN:
Anomatoa Primary gets new block
Thursday, October 16 2014

A 3-unit classrrom block with ancillary facilities has been built for the people of Anomatoa in the Techiman Municipality. 

AOWIN:
Samartex Ghana Ltd to support fringe communities
Thursday, October 16 2014

Samartex Ghana limited, a timber processing firm operating in Aowin and Wassa Amenfi West districts in the Western region has pledged to honour its social responsibility to communities.

 

ENERGY:
ECG Revises Timetable; Ghanaians to suffer 24 hrs without power
Friday, October 17 2014

The country’s main power distributor, the Electricity Company of Ghana, is set to implement a revised timetable for the ongoing power rationing which will intensify the load shedding.

ECONOMIC:
IMF returns in Nov. for 3rd round of talks
Friday, October 17 2014

Officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are expected back in Ghana in November to begin the third round of talks for a bailout programme.

EBOLA:
Kofi Annan express disappointment in international communities
Friday, October 17 2014

Wealthy countries were slow to tackle the Ebola epidemic as it began in Africa, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said in tough criticism of the response to the crisis on Thursday.

AKATSI N:
Assembly on course to exceed IGF again-DCE
Friday, October 17 2014

The Akatsi North District Assembly looks forward to achieving yet another impressive performance in revenue mobilization this year far better than it did last year.

KUMBUNGU:
DCE laid to rest
Friday, October 17 2014

The District Chief Executive for the Kumbungu District Assembly in the Northern region, Alhaji Iddi Manza Mahama was yesterday laid to rest finally at Dalun, his hometown.

NSAWAM A:
MCE cautions food vendors over poor hygiene
Friday, October 17 2014

The Chief Executive for Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly, Mr. Mark Amoako Dompreh has served warning to Chop Bar and restaurant operators to heed to the standing orders of the assembly in their daily operations to avoid selling contaminated food to the public.

SOCIAL:
Asantehene Makes Historic Visit To Ancestral Home Of Okomfo Anokye
Saturday, October 18 2014

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has paid a historic visit to Awukugua, the ancestral home of the legendry priest, Okomfo Anokye, who co-founded the Ashanti Empire in the 17th century.

HEALTH:
The Ghana Health Service has vehemently kicked against
Saturday, October 18 2014

The Ghana Health Service has vehemently kicked against government’s decision to consider a request by the Confederation of African Football, (CAF), to host the 2015 Nations Cup should scheduled host, Morocco, pull out.

ADA W:
Gov’t cuts sod for $4 billion power project in Ada
Saturday, October 18 2014

Government has cut sod for the construction of a 1000 megawatts power production project in Ada in the Greater Accra Region.

BIA W:
Assembly to involve cocoa companies in school feeding programme
Saturday, October 18 2014

The Bia West District Assembly hopes to take advantage of the many cocoa purchasing companies in the district to increase the school feeding programme in the district.

HEALTH:
Gov’t donates relief items to Ebola-hit countries
Saturday, October 18 2014

The Ghana government has started air-lifting humanitarian food relief items to Ebola-hit countries in the West African sub-region – Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

ENERGY:
Mahama meets Jonathan over irregular gas supply from Nigeria
Sunday, October 19 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday paid a short visit to Abuja Nigeria for talks with his brother and leader of Nigeria, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

SOCIAL:
ECOWAS to hold emergency summit in November
Sunday, October 19 2014

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, is expected to hold an emergency Heads of State Summit next month to assess and review strategies being implemented to help curb Ebola.

HEALTH:
Ghana a leading country with Glaucoma
Sunday, October 19 2014

Dr Oscar Debrah, Head, Eye Care Unit, Ghana Health Service (GHS), says Ghana is a leading country with the highest glaucoma cases of 700,000 with 35, 000 patients going blind.

ENERGY:
More power from Akosombo, Bui to ease load shedding
Monday, October 20 2014

Contingency measures have been instituted by the Ministry of Energy for an additional 300 megawatts (MW) of power to ease the burden associated with the frequent power outages in the country.

GA S:
Assembly names road after JEA Mills
Monday, October 20 2014

The Ga South Assembly has named the road from Old Barrier Junction to Tuba as President John Evans Atta Mills By-Pass.

SOCIAL:
Systems are weak in Ghana – Mahama admits
Monday, October 20 2014

President John Mahama has admitted at a meeting with the UK media that Ghana’s weak systems are to blame for the rising spate of corruption in the country.

AKATSI N:
Help fight corruption, insanitary environment-DCE to churches
Monday, October 20 2014

Apostle Osei-Wusu Brempong, Christians have been urged to concentrate more on having an encounter with Christ so that their lives would be transformed for the betterment of society and for their own good.

AMANSIE C:
New classroom commissioned for Aboo JHS
Monday, October 20 2014

A 3 unit classroom block has been commissioned for the Aboo Junior High School at Aboo in the Amansie Central District of Ashanti Region.

LADMA:
Assembly institute measures against insanitary environment
Monday, October 20 2014

The La Dade Kotopon Municipal Assembly has intensified efforts to ensure healthy environment within various communities.

BODI:
Roads get attention to improve transportation
Tuesday, October 21 2014

One major concern of residents in the Bodi District in the Western Region is the unmotorable nature of their roads.

ENERGY:
Gov’t woos investors for gas project
Tuesday, October 21 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Gas Company, George Sipa Yankey is calling for investment into the second phase of the Ghana Gas Infrastructure project to make Ghana the hub for gas production in the sub region.

ATEBUBU:
Assembly acquires canoes for two communities
Tuesday, October 21 2014

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has acquired two canoes for two farming communities to help ease their transportation difficulties and stem the perennial casualties that come with crossing two rivers in their communities.

JASIKAN:
Boost for ginger production-processing factory soon
Tuesday, October 21 2014

For many Ghanaian farmers, lack of value addition has been a major
challenge to their business and the effects of it have always been very expensive.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
Bunkprugu-Yunyoo clashes: One arrest made
Tuesday, October 21 2014

One arrest has been confirmed in Bunkprugu-Yunyoo in the Northern Region after calm returned to the district following clashes between two royal families.

NANDOM:
Nandom Celebrates 25 years of Kakube festival
Tuesday, October 21 2014

Sons and daughters oF the Nandom Traditional Area will again gather not only to celebrate an annual festival but also to mark its 25th anniversary celebration scheduled to take place from November 27th to December 2nd, 2014.

HO:
Capacity building for Assembly PR in Ho
Tuesday, October 21 2014

A day’s training session towards raising the capacity of the Public Relations and Complaints Committees (PRCC) of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies has been held in Ho.

ENERGY:
NPA installs 1,000 tracking devices on fuel tankers
Tuesday, October 21 2014

In a bid to ensure that fuel products lifted from the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) are delivered to the destined fuel stations, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has caused the installation of tracking devices on Bulk Road Vehicles (fuel tankers).

SOCIAL:
Labour strike “unlawful, amazing & disrespectful” – Gov’t
Wednesday, October 22 2014

The government of Ghana has described Wednesday’s planned industrial strike by eight labour unions as “unlawful, amazing and unilateral.”

ENERGY:
Gas supply to Atuabo plant begins in November
Wednesday, October 22 2014

Ghana expects to start processing gas at the Atuabo gas facility for the production of power at Aboadze in the month of November 2014.

LEKMA:
Assembly pulls down unauthorized structures
Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) in the Greater Accra Region has demolished some unauthorized structures at the community 18 junction off the Spintex Road.

HEALTH:
Tamale Teaching Hospital doctors on strike
Wednesday, October 22 2014

Medical Doctors at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) have fully implemented the labour unrest declared by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).

ENERGY:
‘Dumsor’ will be over soon – Veep to industry
Wednesday, October 22 2014

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has assured the manufacturing companies in the country, the current energy challenges will be over soon.

ATWIMA K:
District Magistrate Court Inaugurated
Thursday, October 23 2014

A district magistrate court has been inaugurated at Twedie in the Atwima Kwanwoma district of the Ashanti region.

AMANSIE W:
Drilling of 10 boreholes nears completion
Thursday, October 23 2014

The Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region is making frantic efforts to address water challenges confronting a number of communities in the district with drilling of boreholes.

BIA W:
Assembly inaugurates street naming project.
Thursday, October 23 2014

Two major towns targeted for the first phase of the street naming and property addressing system in the Bia West District in the Western Region have sign posts erected on each road.

ECONOMY:
Strike to knock down economy further– Economist
Thursday, October 23 2014

Ghana’s economy is set to take another bad hit when the strike by labour takes full effect, economist, Dr. Godfred Bokpin has warned.

AYENSUANO:
Communities appeal for intervention on road
Thursday, October 23 2014

Five communities forming the Yawkoko cluster of villages, have appealed to the Ayensuano District Assembly to help repair the bad road the road in the area.

LEKMA:
Some staff undergoes training
Thursday, October 23 2014

As efforts aimed at equipping some staff member of the assembly on the assembly’s operations, about twenty staff of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) have been taken through Procurement Procedure and Contract Management training.

AMA:
’Govt serious about improving urban transport’
Thursday, October 23 2014

The government is committed to ensuring efficient urban passenger transport services, Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Chairman of the Steering Committee on Urban Transport (SCUTA), implementing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), has said .

WA:
Upper West Region holds education forum
Friday, October 24 2014

Stakeholders in education in the Upper West Region have expressed disappointment at the poor performance of students in examinations in recent times.

SOCIAL:
Assemblies urged to promote household toilets
Friday, October 24 2014

District Assemblies have been urged to promote Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) household latrines using money from their sanitation budgets instead of putting up more public toilets.

HEALTH:
Police arrest Tema fake doctor
Saturday, October 25 2014

Police in Tema have arrested a fake medical doctor for operating without license.

SOCIAL:
Trust government with your pension – Haruna appeals to workers
Saturday, October 25 2014

Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu is counseling workers to invest their trust in government rather than in a union or a scheme.

SOCIAL:
Mahama calls for more liberalization of African economies
Sunday, October 26 2014

President John Mahama says Ghana is working towards reducing over-dependence on state run institutions to create pathways for private investment.

BUSINESS:
Fidelity strikes US$3.9m deal with USAID on health
Sunday, October 26 2014

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited  and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a US$3.9 million agreement aimed at facilitating lending to Ghana’s health sector.

SOCIAL:
SSNIT Boss calls for Pension ceasefire
Sunday, October 26 2014

The Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has made a desperate appeal to striking public sector workers to return to the negotiating table and come up with a road map that would solve the current impasse with government.

KEEA:
Elmina Benya bridge about half-way complete
Monday, October 27 2014

Construction work on the new bridge to replace the weak steel one over the Elmina Benya Lagoon in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality of the Central Region, is about forty two percent complete.

ASUNAFO N:
Cholera outbreak: One dead, 34 more infected in B/A
Monday, October 27 2014

About 34 cholera cases have been recorded in the Goaso government hospital in the Brong Ahafo region, while one person has died as a result of the outbreak of the disease.

SOCIAL:
Health workers threaten to redraw emergency services
Monday, October 27 2014

The Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) are prepared to withdraw all emergency services at public hospitals to compel government to pay their tier two pension contributions, the acting General Secretary of the Union, Reynolds Tekorang has said.

GA EAST:
Fire guts self-contained room at Ashongman Estates
Monday, October 27 2014

Fire today ripped through a self contained residence at second lotto kiosk down,at Ashongman Estates in the early hours of today.

ADA W:
Water supply disconnected to Sege Health Centre
Monday, October 27 2014

Three Town Water, a private water company at Sege in the Ada West District, has disconnected water supply to the Sege Health Centre due to the centre’s over five years’ unpaid water bills.

SUNYANI:
Parents asked to guide adolescents
Monday, October 27 2014

The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Opoku, has craved parents’ indulgence to providing the necessary support to their adolescent children to enable them make informed decisions; which could enable them have access to the right information and education.

ASUNAFO S:
Nestad Ghana to begin operations soon
Tuesday, October 28 2014

Nestad Ghana, a Financial Non-Governmental Organisation (FNGO) wholly-owned by a Ghanaian and recognized by the Bank of Ghana to operate as a deposit taking financial NGO is to commence its operations in the Asunafo South District.

SANITATION:
Police, Fire Service join fight against Ghana’s filth
Tuesday, October 28 2014

Local Government and Rural Development Ministry on Monday secured assurances of the Police and Fire Service towards a regular nationwide clean up exercise aimed at ridding the country of filth.

TECHIMAN:
MCE cuts sod for Asubrofo school project
Tuesday, October 28 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah has cut sod for the construction of a 3 unit classroom block with ancillary facilities at Asubrofo in the Techiman Municipality.

BINDURI:
Construction of Assembly office begins
Tuesday, October 28 2014

Work has commenced on an ultra modern new administration block at Binduri in the Upper East Region to help improve administrative work of the assembly.

TECHIMAN:
77 HIV/STIs Peer Educators undergo training
Tuesday, October 28 2014

77 Peer Educators on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) has undergone training to strengthen district capacity for community based interventions for Family planning in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region.

ADENTAN:
Police takes delivery of new Nissan Pick-up
Tuesday, October 28 2014

The Adentan District Police Command in the Greater Accra Region has taken delivery of a brand new Nissan double cabin pickup from the Municipal Assembly to enhance their daily patrol activities in the area.

ENERGY:
Buah pleads with consumers to conserve energy
Wednesday, October 29 2014

As Ghana’s exploitable hydro power capacity is fast declining, the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoEP) has appealed to Ghanaians to develop the habit of energy conservation.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t agencies commit to child rights issues
Wednesday, October 29 2014

Community Development Alliance (CDA), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has successfully influenced the establishment of child rights panels by some Municipal and District Assemblies as mandated by the Children’s Act, Act (560).

ASUNAFO S:
Second round of Oral Polio Vaccines to begin soon
Wednesday, October 29 2014

Plans are far advanced for the smooth take off of the second round of the 2014 immunization against Polio in the Asunafo South District.

AMANSIE W:
Mosikrom Primary gets additional classroom block
Friday, October 31 2014

Additional 3-unit classroom block with ancillary facilities is under construction for students at Mosikrom in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to stay court action against striking workers
Friday, October 31 2014

Mr Felix Ofosu Kwakye, Deputy Minister of Communications, on Thursday said government is willing to stay its court action against striking workers if they would call off their strike.

BIRIM C:
Contractors abandon GETFund projects
Friday, October 31 2014

Some contractors working on school projects financed by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) in the Birim Central Municipality have abandoned the projects due to non-payment for the work they have done.

AKATSI N:
Assembly passes resolution to support sanitation day
Friday, October 31 2014

The Akatsi North District Assembly in the Volta Region on Wednesday passed a resolution to support the National Sanitation Day on every first Saturday of every month starting from November 1, 2014.

ASUNAFO N:
Assembly presents equipment to ISD
Wednesday, October 29 2014

The Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Mohammed Kwaku Doku has on behalf of the Assembly presented Public Address System worth Gh¢2,300.00 to the Information Services Department at Goaso.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly approves 2015 budget
Wednesday, October 29 2014

Assembly members at the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region have unanimously approved revenue projections for 2015 at an emergency meeting on Tuesday October 28, 2014.

ECONOMY:
Jubilee Oil still flowing for now – Petroleum C’ssion
Thursday, October 30 2014

The Petroleum Commission has said that petroleum production at the Jubilee field has not been disrupted in spite of a sit-down strike embarked on by members of staff  of Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Company (MODEC) Ghana Limited working on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly to phase-out community dump sites
Thursday, October 30 2014

The Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region is to phase out all refuse dump sites doted around communities in the district.

AMANSIE W:
3 SHSs get teachers’ quarters
Thursday, October 30 2014

Three senior high schools in the Amansie west district are being supported with 4-unit teachers’ bungalow each to help improve teachers’ accommodation in the schools.

ECONOMICS:
Strike on FPSO hurting Ghana – Petroleum Commission
Thursday, October 30 2014

There are fears ongoing industrial action by workers on the oil rig could result in huge operational cost and revenue losses if the concerns of the workers are not addressed immediately.

BODI:
DCE donates furniture to school
Thursday, October 30 2014

The District Chief Executive of Bodi District Assembly, Hon Solomon Fuachie has donated 30 sets of Mono-Desks and 10 pieces of Dual-Desks to Afere D/C Junior High School from personal resources.

GA E:
Dome-Kwabenya road opens to traffic
Thursday, October 30 2014

The collapsed Atomic Down Bridge linking Kwabenya to Dome has been reconstructed and opened to traffic.

POLITICS:
ECOWAS will not recognise any coup in B. Faso – Mahama warns
Friday, October 31 2014

Following political chaos in Burkina Faso, ECOWAS Chairman John Mahama has reiterated the regional body’s principle of non-recognition of leaders who rise to power through unconstitutional means.