President John Mahama in a speech read on his behalf by the Deputy Minister for Fisheries, Mrs Benita Sena Okitty Duah at the inauguration of Akatsi North District Assembly urged the assembly to focus on a common objective for development.
The District Chief Executive of the Afigya Kwabre District, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku continues to touch base with the various communities in the district with his working tour dubbed “Me Kro Nti”.
The Tano South District Chief, Hon Bukari Zakari Anaba has reiterated government commitment to fulfilling promises made to the people.
The GSK community malaria and NTDs project running in the Atebubu-Amantin, Pru, and Sene east and Sene west districts of the Brong Ahafo region is stepping up its activities.
The Administrator of Stool Lands, Mrs. Christie Esi Bobobee has commended the Asunafo North Municipal Chief executive, Alhaji Mohammed Doku for effectively using his share of the stool land revenue for the benefit of land owning communities within his area of jurisdiction.
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has introduced Finger Print Time Attendant Access Control Machine (FPTAACM) to check lateness and absenteeism of workers in the Municipality.
The unrest on the labour front is deepening as more health workers embark on an indefinite strike today.
Mr. Modestus Nuworsu, District Chief Executive for Asutifi South in the Brong Ahafo Region has assured of the Assembly’s determination to address challenges confronting the educational sector in the district.
Twenty three women from Makessim and New Tokunaso in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality and Preastea Huni Valley District have completed two week training in employable skills.
As part of the National sanitation day programme, communities in the
Amansie West District turned up in their numbers to help tidy up their
All Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) across the
country are being inaugurated concurrently today Tuesday October, 2015.
The Ashanti regional Minister, Mr. Peter Anarfi Mensah has cut the sod for the construction of 2 number 10-seater water closest toilet facility for the people of Jacobu Township by the Amansie Central District Assembly.
The North Dayi District Assembly with its capital at Anfoega hopes to have its challenges with office space for its various decentralized departments solved with the construction of its new office complex.
The Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in collaboration with Volunteers from South Korea undergoing internship at the Christian Service University (CSU), and Internet Safe Foundation (ISF) has embarked on ICT training programme for teachers.
Mr. Gordon Kwaku Asubonteng, the Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, over the weekend cut the sod for the construction of a new six-unit classroom block in honour of the late Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu I, once a Paramount Chief of the Dormaa Traditional Area.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has since 2013 constructed 30 mechanized boreholes estimated in various deprived communities in the area
The Asikuma Odobeng Brakwa District Assembly has completed a new classroom blocks for Breman Jamra basic schools at a cost of GHs 53,525.63.
The Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova has lauded President Mahama for his efforts in transforming Ghana’s educational system.
Residents of “Miawani”, a community in the Kintampo Municipality has lauded the Assembly for putting up a new Community Health Planning Services Compound (CHPS Compound) in the area.
It has emerged that all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) have submitted names of appointees to government thereby giving clearance to the inauguration of the MMDAs.
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department has released money for the payment of outstanding salary arrears for nurses in the 3 psychiatric hospitals in the country.
The Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP), an initiative set up to promote the creation of job opportunities for enhanced welfare of citizens continue to make good its core mandates in the Krachi West District in the Volta region.
President John Mahama says recent suspension of seven judges implicated in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas exposé on judicial corruption points to the strength of Ghana’s judicial system.
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region, Alhaji Mohammed Doku has lauded communities that initiated self-help projects for taking bold steps to address challenges confronting them.
Works on educational materials including assorted text books, teaching aids and furniture worth thousands of Pounds is nearing completion for donation to selected schools at Wumenu in the Adaklu District of the Volta Region.
About 33 elected-members and government appointees in the Ga South Municipal Assembly have been inaugurated amidst a colorful ceremony with a call on various MMDA’s to consider internally revenue generation to reduce the over-reliance on the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) and other central government releases.
The Accra Psychiatric Hospital has increased fees for some services it renders to patients at the facility.
President John Mahama has urged the newly sworn in assembly members to come out with pragmatic plans towards revenue mobilization.
The Techiman Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region on Tuesday failed to elect the Presiding Member (PM) for the Assembly after its inauguration.
A former Minister, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has asked district assemblies to focus on exploring avenues to create jobs for the people.
The Effutu Municipal Assembly on Tuesday failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM) after two rounds of voting.
All the two hundred and Sixteen Metropolitan (216), Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the ten regions were Tuesday successfully inaugurated.
Hon. Dr. Yukubu Alhassan the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, on Tuesday inaugurated the newly elected Assembly of the Bosome Freho Assembly and called on them to render dedicated and selfless services for the development of the area.
Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC), has rolled out a nationwide information and communication technology programme, aimed at empowering managers of Community Information Centres (CIC) to understand modern software dynamics.
The Pilgrims Office has officially released the list containing the names of Ghanaian pilgrims who have so far been confirmed dead in the stampede which occurred in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The Bosome Freho Assembly in the Ashanti Region has failed to elect a Presiding Member after three rounds of voting.
The Judicial Service staff implicated in the latest corruption scandal will face the investigative committee set up by the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood today.
Ghana’s fourth Eurobond of one billion dollars has been oversubscribed by about one hundred percent, according to the Ministry of Finance.
The Transport Minister, Dzifa Attivor has revealed that rehabilitation works on the Adomi Bridge will be completed before December 2015.
A Community Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound is being built for the people of Badu Akura a community in the Kintampo District to cater for their health needs and make it easier for them to receive medical care.
Inauguration of the new Assembly was successfully carried out lastTuesday with a call on the members to work in the interest of sustainable development.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister Mavis Ama Frimpong has called on the traditional leaders of Koforidua – Effiduase and beyond to reconsider their dates for social events since it has being coinciding with the National Sanitation Days.
The District Chief Executive for Atebubu-Amantin, Hon Sampson Owusu Boateng has revealed his motive for contesting the National Democratic Congress NDC Parliamentary primaries for the Atebubu-Amantin constituency and consequently outlined his vision for the constituency if elected as a Member of Parliament.
The Sixth assembly of the Saboba District Assembly was on Tuesday, 6th October inaugurated and sworn in by Issah Mahamood. ESQ.; who represented his Excellency, the President of the republic of Ghana.
The sixth Assembly members for the Kwabre East District have been inaugurated at a short and colourful ceremony at Mamponteng, the district capital.
President John Mahama has urged district assemblies to consider revenue generation as an important function and stop the over reliance on the District Assembly Common Fund and other central releases for development.
The election of a Presiding Member for the Kwabre East District has been postponed.
A total of 20 Health Coordinators and 40 students from selected basic schools in the Techiman Municipality have been sensitized on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) to be role models in their schools and also serve as ambassadors to educate their colleagues.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, MAdam Mavis Ama Frimpong with the Birim North District Chief Executive, Mr. Paul Aboagye Dadzie made a donation of some items to the newly established Amuana Praso Seniro High School at a durbar organized in their honor by the Chief of Amuana Praso and his council of elders at the school’s premises on the 30th of September 2015.
Mr. Anthony Bassaw, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Mpohor in the Western Region, has passed away after months of battling for his life from an undisclosed illness.
Two of the 34 judges accused of taking bribes are expected to be interrogated later Friday by the police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) despite fierce criticism against the process.
Newly elected members of the Adansi North District Assembly have been charge to develop passion for issues of national interest and avoid selfless service to help improve the living conditions of their electorates.
Forty-six women from the ‘United We Stand’ women association in Yeji in the Pru District of the Brong Ahafo region have benefitted from soap making skills.
The people of the Krachi East District have not been left out of the governments new project of establishing 200 new community day senior high schools across the country as the district has been allocated one.
A 43 member sixth assembly of the Atebubu-Amantin district under the fourth republic was last Tuesday inaugurated in Atebubu.
The showers that visited some parts of Accra last night and early this morning, has called to question the engineering prowess of our road contractors and their supervising authorities.
Fifteen Assembly members comprising ten elected and five government appointees were last Tuesday October 6, 2015 sworn into office by Her Worship Portia M.O. Salia at the Asokore Municipal Assembly.
Ghanaian judges have now become subjects of ridicule in restaurants and homes in the country following the corruption scandal that has rocked the judiciary, President John Mahama has stated.
The Fourth (4th) Assembly of the Bia West District has been successfully inaugurated.
The Hemang community in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti region is to benefit from a number of projects, the The District Chief Executive of the area Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has disclosed.
The Member of Parliament for Asawasi Hon. Mubarak Muntaka Mohammed has charged the police to be proactive in their line of duties.
The Bia West District Assembly has commissioned the first phase of the three story district assembly office complex to help ease office accommodation challenges of the assembly.
Fifteen Justices of the Court of Appeal have signed up to undertake additional High Court responsibilities principally to make up for the short fall arising from the pending impeachment proceedings.
The Manso - Nkwanta Magistrate Court chaired by His Lordship Thomas Boadi Isorori Friday remanded 6 suspected armed robbers into prison custody to re-appear on 22nd October, 2015.
The Tano South District Assemby like all other Assemblies in the country has inaugurated its new Assembly members at a colourful ceremony held at Bechem the District capital.
In order not to fall foul of the Sanitation Laws, the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’S) has been tasked to sensitize their citizenry on the need to participate effectively in the future National Sanitation Day Exercise.
The Regional Minister, Madam Helen Ntoso commended the chief and people of the Dzodze traditional area for attaching much importance to the Deza festival which is targeted at promoting the socio-economic development of the area.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa West, Theophilus Aidoo Mensah, has charged the newly elected Members of the Gomoa West District Assembly to assist the Assembly to boost its internal revenue generation drive.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday called on traditional rulers to learn how to live in peace with one another, no matter their difference for a common purpose to promote national development.
A colorful ceremony to inaugurate the 7th assembly of the Birim North District was organized for 38 assembly members comprising of 26 elected and 12 government appointees.
The Akatsi South District Assembly has elected Mr. Godwin Asumanu as its Presiding Member for the next assembly.
A six unit classroom block has been inaugurated for the pupils of Anyankyirem Primary School in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region.
Ghanaian Muslim Pilgrims who have been left stranded in Mecca will be airlifted back home today, Monday October 12.
Ghanaians’ wish to bid farewell to the power crisis have been dashed as the first of two power barges expected to arrive in Ghana this month will rather come late November.
The Coalition of civil society organizations within the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) ecological zone is advocating GHc200 million for SADA in the 2016 budget.
The Chief Executive of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong on Wednesday 7th of October, 2015 handed over the keys of a six-unit classroom and offices to the Management of Nana Kwaku Boateng School.
President John Mahama has said his government is well on track to provide the 200 Community Schools promised in the National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) elections 2012 manifesto.
The District Magistrate for the Kwahu Afram Plains North and South Districts Mr. Anthony Abebrese has urged the newly elected assembly members to desist from the act of contract soliciting from the leadership of the District Assembly.
The pupils of the Kadelso Basic School have been provided a six unit classroom block to help improve teaching and learning in the area.
The Kwahu Afram Plains North District has elected Honorable Kate Mawusi as the new Presiding Member for the District Assembly at Donkorkrom.
The Amenfi Central district assembly has completed a new semi-detached bungalow at Anyinabrim to ease the poor accommodation conditions for staff of the assembly.
The Mpohor District Assembly has reiterated its intention to provide communities with improved water supply to help improve the living conditions of the people.
The Offinso Municipal Assembly has dully inaugurated the 44member sixth assembly of the municipality on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at the forecourt of the Municipal Assembly.
The Police Command at Jacobu, the district capital of Amansie Central gets a new office accommodation to enhance safety of people and properties in the district.
Improvement in road networks under the cocoa road project is fast becoming reality in most of the selected communities with such roads.
President John Mahama on Monday commissioned the second completed SHS under the progressively Free Community Day Senior High School at Bamiankor in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region.
Mr Kwesi Armo-Himbson, Chief Director Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday debunked the perception that promoting social protection in Ghana amounted to offering handouts to beneficiaries which will encourage laziness.
The Asutifi South District Assembly has taken an early step to avoid any problem with academic activities at the Hwidiem Primary school that may arise because of poor infrastructure.
President John Mahama has dismissed suggestions that Ghana is highly indebted, explaining a misunderstanding of an agreement with the IMF had led to that erroneous idea.
The Supreme Court will today determine the fate of the committee tasked to implement recommendations for a review of key constitutional provisions.
The Bosome Freho Assembly in the Ashanti Region on Tuesday failed again to elect the Presiding Member (PM) for the Assembly after three rounds of voting.
Unlike many other MMDAs that have their quest to start serious business of the assembly dashed by the inability to elect Presiding Member, the Nkwanta North District however successfully crossed that hurdle.
The Offinso Municipal Assembly is poised for action following the successful election of new Presiding Member hours after the inauguration of the new assembly.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Ga South in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Jerry Akwei Thompson has disclosed that the assembly has made immense stride in the aspect of sanitation through the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) project and the National Sanitation Day programmes.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a case brought before it, which sought to challenge the legality of the Constitutional Review Commission.
The Kintampo Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has embarked on a number of development projects by way of executing the development agenda of the district to enhance the living conditions of the people.
The Krachi Nchumuru District Assembly has achieved yet another milestone in the socioeconomic development of the district with the inauguration of the district fire and rescue Services.
Residents of Aboabo No2 Community in the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti are grateful to the Municipal Assembly and the Member of Parliament for the area for the boost in their water delivery.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stated that government intends to expand the National Medical Outreach Services to enhance healthcare delivery in the country.
President John Dramani Mahama has said despite the deregulation of petroleum products across the country, Government would continue to subsidize premix fuel for fishermen.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly is noted to be one institution in the Western Region which is currently succeeding in the battle against insanitary conditions.
The National Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie has warned that fire has no friend and that there was the need for people to much attention to handling fire at all places to prevent needless fire outbreaks.
The Offinso North District Assembly has inaugurated a 33 member new assembly for the next four years.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has been urged to expand the activities of the Teachers Fund to include a monthly contribution by teachers alongside the current pension arrangements for public servants.
The West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) has deferred the decision to cut gas supplies to Ghana, pending outcome of negotiations between a government delegation and Nigeria Gas (N-Gas).
The Amenfi Central district assembly has completed another bungalow at Manso Amenfi to ease the poor accommodation conditions of its staff members.
All is set for work to commence on a new six-classroom unit classroom block for the pupils of Abeona Primary School in the Sekyere Afram Plains district in the Ashanti Region.
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it has not received any official directive from the President ordering them to increase utility tariffs.
With funding from its own share of the District Development fund (DDF), the Mpohor District Assembly has constructed new market-sheds for traders at Adansi, a community in the district.
Former President John Agyekum Kufour has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to heed the voice of the people and put together a new voters register for the 2016 general election.
The Founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B. Joshua, has presented three pickup vehicles and 20 motorbikes to the Ghana Police Service to facilitate police patrol activities.
The Akatsi North District Assembly has re-elected Mr. Patrick Kwame Ahiabu as the Presiding Member for the assembly.
One hundred and twenty five students selected from the coastal districts in the Western Region have been offered full three years scholarship to pursue their education at the second cycle levels.
The Municipal Chief Executive of New Juaben Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong has cautioned the general public to desist from the act of stealing cables of street lights in the various parts of the Municipality.
Ghana has paid $10 millon out of the $103 million it owes the Nigeria Gas Company (N-GAS), sources within the Nigerian comapny have confirmed to StarrFMonline.com.
Some Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), Regional and Constituency Executives of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Western Region on Wednesday congregated at the residence of late lawyer Anthony Bassaw, District Chief Executive (DCE) of Mpohor to mark one week of his passing on
Management of the National Service Scheme has with immediate effect dismissed 163 staff of the Scheme.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante-Akim South, Mr. De-graft Fokuo, has rallied people in the area to give more support to their elected assembly members to enable them to perform.
The Electoral Commission is pushing for a historic change in Ghana’s election timetable from December 7 to November 7, 2016.
The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the Nyakrom Senior High Technical School is constructing 18 classroom blocks for the school at the cost of 1.2 Million Ghana Cedis.
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister has admonished Unit Committee members to start work soon after being sworn into office regardless of the non availability of structures.
The ruling National Democratic Congress has pulled out of an Institute of Economic Affairs’ (IEA) sponsored debate for or against a new voters’ register ahead of the 2016 elections.
The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly has completed New KVIP toilet facility for three communities in the area at a cost of GHs 151,060.36.
President John Mahama on Monday cut the sod for reconstruction of phase one of the Kumasi Kejetia Central Market to officially commence.
Some sixteen communities in the Asunafo North Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region have been provided with streetlights, the Municipal Chief Executive has announced.
The Nkwanta North District Assembly has constructed yet additional classroom blocks for two communities in the district as it continues to invest in educational infrastructure development.
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has Elected Mr. Richard Fiadomor, as its new Presiding Member (PM) following the inauguration of new assembly members, a couple of weeks ago.
President John Mahama has ordered the immediate ban on the importation of electrical cables and transformers due to quality concerns.
Ghana is spearheading the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) plan to provide Biometric Identification Cards to the community’s citizens in 2016.
The Builsa North District Assembly has constructed a new block to house the Sandema District Magistrate Court.
Government is gradually living up to expectation on its promise to construct additional polyclinics to complement the existing health facilities in the country.
Police in Afram Plains in the Eastern Region say they are yet to make any arrest in connection with the killing of some Fulanis in the area.
The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) has served notice it will advice itself accordingly if Government fails to pay members’ outstanding allowances by 30th October 2015.
Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) have reduced the retail prices of petroleum products at the Mid-October review period pegging Super between GHs2.859 and GHs2.820 whilst the prices of diesel is fixed between GHs2.769 and GHs2.720.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for Offe community at a total cost of GHs 23,755.80.
This year’s global hand washing day celebration for Amansie West District was heard at Manso Keniago.
The Asiwahene, Nana Brempong III has appealed to the good citizens of Asiwa to join hands with the traditional authority in their efforts to transform and developed the area to befit the status of a district capital.
Mr. Benedict Boadi has been re-elected the Presiding Member of the Amansie Central District.
A market survey conducted for the month of September this year by the Information Journalists in the New Juaben Municipality indicates that prices of food items comparably are the same for the months of August and September.
The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), has threatened to embark on another strike if government fails to pay up their Book and Research allowance by Friday [October 23].
The Amansie Central District Assembly has on the second meeting of the Assembly approved its new budget estimates and fee fixing resolution for the 2016 fiscal year.
The Asikuma District Assembly is constructing a new lorry station at Breman Kokoso as a measure to decongest the area and give it a facelift.
The Municipal Chief Executive of Nzema East in the Western Region, Mr. James Atta Kakra Baidoe together with a team from the Assemblyinspected work on an ongoing three-unit dormitory block for the Axim Girls Senior High School (SHS).
President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday cut the sod for the rehabilitation of roads in cocoa growing areas in the Brong-Ahafo Region.
Most parts of Ghana’s capital, Accra and the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi, are the worst affected by a power crisis as the Electricity Company of Ghana has been forced to shed 590 megawatts.
Municipal and District Assemblies could soon start raising their own monies for infrastructure projects by issuing bonds.
Mr Stephen Adu, acting Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has called on stakeholders to support the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme to ensure that all children of school-going age were in school.
The current power crisis is expected to worsen again as utility providers struggle to keep the lights on for domestic and industrial consumers.
The people of Osudoku/ Bepotenten gets a new community-based health planning services (CHPS) compound to help provide quality health delivery to the people.
Mr. Baffour Kyere Ampadu of Abensenase electoral area has beaten Hon. George Oppong of Meduma electoral area to the Presiding Member position of the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti Region.
The District Chief Executive for Akatsi North, Mr. James Gunu has urged residents in the area to seek medical care from only registered and accredited health facilities to avoid risking their lives by receiving treatment from illegal health centers.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the Save Our Environment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, is implementing a $42,100 dollar afforestation project in the Tano South District of Brong-Ahafo Region.
Springs Of Joy-Thus Sayeth The Lord Ministry (SOJ-TSTL), an Evangelical Charismatic Fellowship Ministry in Accra, has established an Education/Health Foundation christened; “Helping Generations Foundation,” to help cater for the education and health needs of Ghanaians.
The Krachi Nchumuru District has once again demonstrated its resolve to solving challenges confronting its people having successfully completed a new community-based Health planning and services (CHPS) centre at Borae Nkwanta.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya-Kwabre, Mr. Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has asked members of the Area Councils to provide strong support to the assembly to improve its revenue collection performance.
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Friday inspected on-going projects being undertaken by the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TMA).
The College of Health & Well-Being, Kintampo (CoHK) has admitted 1,037 fresh students into 12 programmes of study for the 2015/2016 academic year.
The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama has called on women to take advantage of the month long cancer awareness celebrations to have their breasts checked.
Mr. Wisdom Nyamuame the newly elected presiding Member for the Ketu North District Assembly is promising equitable distribution of development projects in all electoral areas in the district.
The Amansie Central District Assembly is on course to removing all schools under trees in the district, Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, the District Chief Executive has disclosed.
The government is to establish a USD5million revolving fund to provide microcredit support for fishermen to expand their businesses, the Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has announced.
Mr. Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance says the one billion dollars (USD1billion) raised with Ghana’s recent Eurobond issue would be used to only refinance the nation’s existing debts which are maturing.
“Everything that has a beginning has an end”, and so the former President of the Aowin Traditional Area, Odeneho Brentu IV was finally laid to rest.
The first power barge to produce 225 megawatts of electricity to alleviate the rolling power cuts is expected to set sail to Ghana tomorrow after a brief commissioning ceremony.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has taken a giant step to improve potable water supply in ten communities in the area.
The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has asked the Electricity Company of Ghana to shed a total of 390 megawatts of power today [Monday].
The Mpohor District Assembly is constructing two new Area Council offices for two separate communities in the district.
The newly inaugurated Ho West District Assembly has Elected Mr. Mathew Mensah Atsrim, as its Presiding Member (PM) on two consecutive terms.
Health sector workers of the Sandema Government Hospital in the Builsa North District have receive reassurance of the Assembly’s assistance to help improve their living conditions in the area.
The National Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie indicated that since fire has no friend and can cause severe damages to lives and property, government has thus taken the right step with the establishment of the Fire Service to help protect lives and properties in the event of outbreaks.
The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has held a three day training programme for 60 teachers in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.
The leadership of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has served notice they will reject attempts by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to increase utility tariffs by over 100%.
Doctors at Bongo Government Hospital in Upper East Region have expressed worry over the lack of children’s ward as sick children are forced to sleep in female ward.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) Directorate in the Techiman Municipality has inaugurated 20 school Health Clubs from selected basic schools as part of the Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project to champion the education of their pupil and students on reproductive issues.
The Ghana Water Company has started a crackdown on water theft after monthly revenue losses rise to 12 million cedis.
The Offinso North District Assembly led by the District Chief Executive Hon. Samuel Kojo Appiah-Kubi has commissioned a 20-seater water closet toilet facility at Nkenkensu-Nkramon.
President John Dramani Mahama says Ghanaians must be ready to pay more for electricity if they genuinely want reliable, sustainable power.
The Hohoe Municipal Assembly as part of its contributions towards the study rise and stability of the University of Health and Allied Sciences has completed new accommodation for doctors.
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has presented relief items worth GHs 50,000.00 to the people of Fuveme, a fishing community in the Keta Municipal area hit by recent tidal waves.
Members of Parliament will move into their offices at the refurbished Job 600 office complex on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s Communications Commission, the country’s telecommunications regulator, has issued mobile phone firm MTN Nigeria, with a USD5bn (£3.5bn) fine for failing to disconnect subscribers with unregistered Sim cards bought before January 2012.
Ghana’s president John Mahama has left Accra for New Delhi, India, to participate in the 3rd India- Africa Forum Summit.
Ghana’s power crisis is likely to improve in the coming days as the Volta River Authority (VRA) at the weekend received a 250-megawatt (MW) plant from Africa and Middle East Resource Investment (AMERI) based in Dubai.
This year’s Ngmayem festival slated for 25th October - 1st November 2015 promises to be a lifetime experience with more traditional music & dance and outdooring of the new Paramount Queen of Manya Krobo.
The ongoing educational infrastructure development by the Asutifi South district Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has benefited the Konkotreso Junior High School.
The Department of Social Welfare has been renamed the ‘Department of Social Development’ following the restructuring of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
The National Health Insurance Authority has held a stakeholders
sensitization meeting on capitation in Atebubu.
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is slowing sharply, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.
The wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur has officially launched the 3rd Library and Information Week in Koforidua in the Eastern Region.
Ghanaians have been advised to do everything humanly possible to maintain the peaceful coexistence particularly between religious groups as well as ethnic tolerance that the country has enjoyed all these years.
School authorities of the Awudome Senior High School (SHS) at Tsito Awudome in the Ho West District have taken delivery of a newly completed two-storey administration block.
The need to acquire biometric passport is gradually dawning on many Ghanaians as some foreign missions demand that visa applicants using machine readable passports acquire biometric passports before they are granted visas.
Ghana’s president John Mahama has reassured Ghanaians he is committed to ensuring that government maintains its fiscal discipline in the face of a crucial election in 2016.
The Deputy Volta Regional Minister Francis Ganyaglo has on Tuesday 27th October 2015 cut sod for the construction of a three storey building consisting of an administration block, and nine lecture halls towards the establishment of a school of business at the Ho Polytechnic.
Residents Anyinofi and Seneso communities in the Sekyere Afram Plains district in the Ashanti Region have been boosted with the construction of two mechanized borehole facilities.
Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated Allasane Dramane Ouattara of Cote D’Ivoire on his re-election victory.
Barimah Yeboah Kordie, the Aduanahene of the Dormaa Traditional Area, was on Monday elected as the Presiding Member for the Dormaa Municipal Assembly after the Assembly had failed to break the deadlock in unsuccessful attempts a few weeks after its inauguration.
Mr. Gail Grant, a Swiss philanthropist, has built a computer laboratory for the pupils at Kakumdo MA Basic School in the Cape Coast North Constituency of the Central Region.
The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health GHARH Project has held a two day training programme for 25 community based agents and surveillance volunteers in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA), Hon. John Kwao Sackey has re-echoed the call on Assembly Members to serve the interest of their electorates and the nation rather than seeking their own interest first.
The US government says it is closely monitoring the brouhaha over Ghana’s electoral roll and will soon initiate work with parties to address the matter.
The much anticipated public forum on the call for a new voters’ register for next year’s elections will start today.
Mr Vigil Prah - Eshun, the Ashanti Regional Director of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has cautioned the public against patronizing health facilities that claim to use only food supplements to cure all sorts of diseases, as their wrongful use could be fatal.
The Prestea Huni-Valley District Assembly has constructed four new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds for Huniano, Abamkrom, Tarkwa- Breman and Benu- Nkwnta communities.
Tuberculosis now ranks alongside HIV as the world’s most deadly infectious disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
In a bid to project farmers in the Kwabre East District for national and
international recognition and subsequent exploitation, spice has been
added to the National farmers’ day celebration in the district.
The Electoral Commission (EC) will soon respond to the New Patriotic Party’s(NPP) claims that the voters’ register is bloated.
The management of the Akyem Apreade District Assembly Junior High School is appealing to the government to urgently intervene to help address the depressing condition under which pupils in the school are studying.
The new building replacing the Tweapease Health Centre which was burnt down a year and half ago has been reconstructed with new facilities.
The Asante Akim South District Assembly yesterday successfully elected a new Presiding Member for the district for the next four years.
Dr. Nuhu Adams, Awutu-Senya East Municipal Chief Executive, has appealed to the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development to expedite action on the implementation of the Professor Bernneh’s Report in respect of the boundary dispute between them and the Ga South Assembly.
The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has failed to pay allowances of service persons after two months of posting, information reaching Ghanadistricts.com indicates.
The Ho West District Assembly has committed some resources to construct a standard nurses’ quarters facility to complement the Hlefi health centre.
The Presiding Member of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Hon. Michael Boadi-Sarpong has called on all Assembly members to work hand in hand to promote unity and exhibit a sense of patriotism in the Municipality.
The Kwahu Afram Plains North District Birth and Death Registry has received a motorbike from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to support its activities in the District.
Ten Metropolitan and Municipal Assemblies (MMAs) in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area gathered to celebrate the results of 100-day action plans to improve sanitation in their respective assemblies.
It is really exciting and in place that the Anlo Traditional Council be presented with an important gift on the occasion of the celebration of the Hogbetsotso Festival.
This year’s National Births and Deaths Day have been observed at a colorful ceremony in Donkorkrom in the Kwahu Afram Plains North District of the Eastern Region.
Mr. Akwasi Yeboah Asuama, a 56 years old Social Studies and History tutor from Techiman senior High School (TESS) who was the Presiding Member (PM) of the Techiman Municipal Assembly from September 2013 to March 2015, when the tenure of office expired, has been re-elected PM of the Assembly for the next four years.
The elected Assembly Members and Government Appointees of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly have been advised to assist revenue collectors in the collection of taxes, fees, property rates and others which create revenues to the assembly to help in the development of the Municipality.
Mrs Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission on Friday explained that deleting names from the voters’ register is based on law and not merely on emotion expressed by a group or an individual.