KMA :
Minister urges enforcement of sanitation by-laws
Thursday, November 01 2007
Hon. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, has reiterated the need for Ghanaians to abide by bye-laws of metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to ensure good sanitary environment.
SUNYANI :
SME’s hold workshop
Thursday, November 01 2007
Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB),  Mr. Lawrence Adu-Mante, has noted that certain economic developments in the country within the past year presented golden opportunities to small and medium sized entrepreneurs to grow.
NATIONAL :
Cedi exchange rates announced
Thursday, November 01 2007
The following are the average inter-bank exchange rate of the dollar and derived rates for the major currencies against the cedi as issued by the Ghana Association of Bankers on Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
National anthem as ring tones condemned
Thursday, November 01 2007
Hon. Joseph Boahen Aidoo, MP for Amenfi East has called on all mobile phone users who have made Ghana’s National Anthem the ringing tone on their cell-phones to remove it as a matter of civic responsibility.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Market women appeal for decongestion
Thursday, November 01 2007
A section of the Madina Market women have appealed to the authorities to help decongest the car park of the market which had been besieged by sellers.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
No more classes under trees
Thursday, November 01 2007
Corporate bodies within the Mpohor Wassa East District including the Golden Star, a Wassa based mining company and the Benso Oil Palm Company have contributed in diverse ways towards the improvement of quality education in the district.
AMA :
Directory of publishers, booksellers launched
Thursday, November 01 2007
A directory for the Ghana book industry was on Wednesday launched in Accra aimed at making it easy for the general public to locate publishers, booksellers and other key players in the industry to facilitate their work.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
GIMPA gets French language laboratory
Thursday, November 01 2007
Hon. Sam Owusu-Agyei, Minister of Public Sector Reform, has commissioned an ultra-modern French language laboratory at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) to be used in training public servants to enable them communicate effectively with their Francophone counterparts.
(AYEBOAFO) BIRIM NORTH:
Community concerned
Thursday, November 01 2007
The people of Ayeboafo, a farming community near Akyem Oda in the Birim North District, has accused the Assembly for neglecting the settlement in the provision of educational infrastructure and other social amenities.
AMA :
Khebab sellers to undergo health screening
Thursday, November 01 2007
Khebab sellers in the Accra Metropolis have been given up to November 30 to ensure that they are medically screened and declared fit to enable them provide quality and hygienic services as part of preparations towards the Ghana 2008 tournament.
WA :
It’s illegal to drive beyond eight hours- NRSC says
Thursday, November 01 2007
Thirty-six road accidents recorded between January and September this year in the Upper West Region accounted for seventeen deaths and 68 injuries to passengers and other road users.
KMA :
Ghanaians asked to adore cultural heritage
Thursday, November 01 2007
Hon. Osei Assibey Antwi, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, has called on Ghanaians to take pride in the nation’s cultural heritage and keep it in tune with the revered norms and practices.
(ASAFO) KMA:
Residents call for promotion of gallant cop
Thursday, November 01 2007
Some residents in Kumasi have called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to recognise the courageous effort of the policeman who battled six armed robbers in Kumasi last Monday, with a promotion.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Goldfields supports media
Thursday, November 01 2007
Goldfields Ghana Limited has presented two computers, two printers and a 21-inch colour television to the press centre of the Western Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) in Takoradi.
KMA :
Remanded for possessing illegal military accoutrement
Thursday, November 01 2007
A Kumasi circuit court has remanded two unemployed and a welder into prison custody for impersonation and allegedly possessing military accoutrement illegally.
AMA :
ECG to merge with NED for efficient energy distribution
Thursday, November 01 2007
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Northern Electrification Development (NED) are set to be merged under a proposed programme expected to stimulate efficiency in energy distribution and quality in service delivery.
NPP (HO) :
PAC hearings indicates zero tolerance for corruption
Thursday, November 01 2007
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said public hearing of the Public Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament demonstrated the true commitment of the party to zero tolerance for corruption.
COURTS(AMA) :
British man arrested
Thursday, November 01 2007
A 57-year-old British national who allegedly abused the hospitality accorded him by his Ghanaian host and indecently assaulted his host’s three-year-old daughter has been remanded in custody.
TEMA (TMA) :
Defence minister visits Tema offices
Thursday, November 01 2007
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence,  toured institutions under his ministry in Tema and called on the military to live cordially with civilians to ensure absolute security and harmony in the country.
NATIONAL :
Transform national broadcaster
Thursday, November 01 2007
Stakeholders at a workshop on Public Service Broadcasting in Ghana have called for the transformation of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) from a state reliant broadcaster.
NATIONAL :
Weather report
Thursday, November 01 2007
The entire country will be fairly cloudy with mist and fog patches affecting the forest grounds of southern Ghana in the morning. 
(TEMA) TMA :
Food vendors must go-TOR
Friday, November 02 2007
The management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has expressed concern about illegal activities of food vendors operating across the street in front of the plant, saying they posed a threat to the facility.
(NKONYA NTSUMURU) JASIKAN :
Educational fund launched
Thursday, November 01 2007
An annual yam festival has been celebrated at Nkonya Ntsumuru with a week long programme of activities.
NATIONAL :
Drivers should hold their fire
Thursday, November 01 2007
The Ghana Road Transport Co-ordinating Council (GRTCC) has appealed to transport operators to exercise restraint and maintain the existing fares while it works out fares commensurate to their operations.
CAPE COAST :
Strengthen local government structures
Thursday, November 01 2007
The Central Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education, (NCCE) Mr Frank Adoba, has called for the empowerment and strengthening of local governance structures in order to entrench democracy and good governance in the country.
(DIHI NAYILI) TOLON KUMBUNGU :
Teenager forced into marriage
Thursday, November 01 2007
A 17-year-old Junior High School pupil has only three days to begin marriage life, but she says her father forced her into the contract.
NATIONAL :
U. S embassy cautions public
Thursday, November 01 2007
The US Embassy in Accra has asked applicants of the US DV Lottery programme to deal directly with its official internet website for registration.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
About 14000 prisoners in Ghana
Thursday, November 01 2007
It is estimated that the government of Ghana would spend an amount of ¢16 million on each prisoner in Ghana this year, having already spent 10.4 million on each prisoner last year.
AKOSOMBO (ASUOGYAMAN) :
Water level
Thursday, November 01 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, November 1.
(MC CATHY HILL ) GA WEST:
69 year old murdered
Thursday, November 01 2007
A 69-year-old woman was murdered in cold blood at her residence at McCarthy Hill in circumstances which make the police suspect foul play.
(AGONA TAWORA) AGONA :
Sod cut for new CHIP centre
Thursday, November 01 2007
Mr Ben Mensah, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona has said the assembly would continue expanding health facilities in the district to ensure quality health delivery to all the people.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Otumfuo goes to Germany
Thursday, November 01 2007
Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II, Asantehene leaves the country today, November 1, for the Federal Republic of Germany to participate in the third African Forum for Heads of State.
    
WA :
Plan delegation tours Upper West
Thursday, November 01 2007
A 30-member Plan Sweden delegation is in the Upper West Region to inspect Plan Ghana development projects and how activities of the non-governmental organisation is impacting on the lives of the people.
(TRABUOM) BOSOMTWE ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Asantehemaa supports girls school
Thursday, November 01 2007
Nana Afia Kobi Ampem, Asantehemaa, has instituted a scholarship scheme for first year students of the Afua Kobi Ampem Girls’ Senior High School at Trabuom in the Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma District of Ashanti region.
KMA :
NAFAC opens
Friday, November 02 2007
Hon. Sampson Kwaku Boafo, Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, has advised Ghanaians to eschew negative ethnic sentiments that could inflame passions and destroy the peace and stability of the nation.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Project positive image of Ghana-MCE urges
Friday, November 02 2007
Hon. Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, has called on managements of hotels, chop bars and restaurants to improve service delivery during the forthcoming African Cup of Nations soccer tournament.
SISSALA EAST :
Apply chemicals correctly- PM
Friday, November 02 2007
The Sissala East District Assembly has started giving out soft loans to guinea fowl farmers in the district in a bid to ensure mass production in the poultry industry.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
We must win Ghana 2008 - Parliament declares
Friday, November 02 2007
Parliament has stamped Ghana’s fervour for   football and excited the nation to go all out to win the Confederation of African Nations (CAN) football tournament scheduled for Ghana in January 2008.
AMA :
GES warned against negation of reforms
Friday, November 02 2007
Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director General of the Ghana Education Service has cautioned against the institution of levies and other demands that might negate the idea of making education accessible and affordable to all.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
TWU gives ultimatum to company to settle workers
Friday, November 02 2007
The Timber and Woodworkers Union (TWU) of the TUC has given a two-week ultimatum up to November 15, to settle issues involving severance awards to the employees of the Sekondi-Takoradi based Western Veneer and Lumber Company (WVLC), which is being divested by the Divestiture Implementation Committee (DIC) to ASD Lumber (Ghana) Limited.
  
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
ISSA HAYATOU to Receive Award
Friday, November 02 2007
President of the Confederation of African Football(CAF), Issa Hayatou arrived Lagos,on Thursday October 31 ahead of Saturdays’ conferment onhim of the Award of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) by Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho in Oyo state.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Merrikh hopes to end continental title drought
Friday, November 02 2007
Sudan giants, El Merrikh is hoping to end an 18-year drought on the continental club series with a booster win as they play host to Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien in the first leg of the final of the Confederations Cup on Saturday.
NATIONAL :
More donations for flood victims
Friday, November 02 2007
Six organisations have made donations worth millions of cedis in response to a nation-wide appeal by the government in aid of the flood victims in the north.
(SOAKAGE) AKATSI :
ECOWAS trunk road progresses
Friday, November 02 2007
Rehabilitation and construction works on the Soakage-Akatsi road, otherwise known as the ECOWAS Trunk Road is progressing steadily.
  
AMA :
Veep tasks media
Friday, November 02 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama has tasked the media to sustain interest in HIV/AIDS awareness efforts to facilitate public discussions on the pandemic.
(YAPEI) CENTRAL GONJA :
Protect water bodies
Friday, November 02 2007
The Northern Regional Director of Fisheries, Mr Thomas Kobina Insaidoo, has called for a deliberate and concerted effort to protect water bodies and their resources to ensure sustainable utilisation of the country’s fish stock.
NATIONAL :
EPA wins international award
Friday, November 02 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has won an international award for its work to phase out 4.0 ODP tonnes of CFCs in the atmosphere.
NATIONAL :
IMF lauds Ghana’s fiscal space advantage
Friday, November 02 2007
Ghana’s economic foundation shows a good prospect of fiscal space to attract more foreign capital inflows but care must taken because of higher debt service burden and higher risk of debt distress, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook Report has stated.
NATIONAL :
Foreign Minister begins official trip to Germany
Friday, November 02 2007
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, RegionalCo-operation and NEPAD, Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, has begun an official trip to Bonn in Germany, where he is expected to sign a Memorandum of Partnership between Ghana and the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia.
NDC (KMA) :
NDC students wing at KNUST commend on PAC hearings
Friday, November 02 2007
The Kwame Nkrumah University of  Science and Technology (KNUST) students wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed worry about reported cases of maladministration emerging from the sittings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), saying they reflected total lack of 
commitment by the Executive to fight corruption.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fans rush to catch glimpse of Ohene Djan Stadium
Friday, November 02 2007
A horde of enthusiastic soccer fans rushed to the refurbished Ohene Djan Stadium to catch a glimpse of the 40,000 all-seater stadium that was handed over to the Ghana government today.
NATIONAL :
PPA advices AGI
Friday, November 02 2007
Mr Adjenim-Boateng Adjei, Chief Executive Officer, Public Procurement Authority has appealed to the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) to participate in public procurement processes since it had potentials for developing the local industries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FORIEGN:
Ade aiming high
Friday, November 02 2007
Emmanuel Adebayor will be living out a boyhood dream when Arsenal host Manchester United on Saturday - but insists he will keep dreaming of Premier League title glory, no matter what happens.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) FORIEGN:
Hingis admits positive drug test
Friday, November 02 2007
Martina Hingis has retired from tennis after revealing she tested positive for cocaine at this year’s Wimbledon.
(ADWESO) NEW JUABEN :
Teenager commits suicide
Friday, November 02 2007
The usually quiet area of Adweso, a suburb of Koforidua, was on Monday evening greeted with a horrifying spectacle of a 14-year old Junior High School (JHS) boy in his school uniform hanging dead in an uncompleted building.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) PREMIERSHIP:
Gunners host Red Devils tomorrow
Friday, November 02 2007
The words ’Arsenal versus Manchester United’ leave tingling butterflies in the stomach, and Saturday’s heavyweight encounter can be seen live on Sky Sports 1.
GA WEST :
DCE states position
Friday, November 02 2007
The Ga West District Chief Executive, Mr Eric Busby Quartey-Papafio has denied the allegations of financial malfeasance, reported in the media earlier this week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Barusso keen on first-team action
Friday, November 02 2007
Ghanaian midfielder Ahmed Apimah Barusso believes it is only a matter of time until he gets to start a match for Italian giants AS Roma.
(AHWIAA ZONGO) KMA:
Girl -11kill baby
Friday, November 02 2007
The Police are faced with the difficult question of how to deal with an 11-year-old girl accused of killing a nine-month-old baby at Ahwiaa Zongo in Kumasi .
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, November 02 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Friday, November 02.
 
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Police hot on the roads
Friday, November 02 2007
Personnel from the Winneba police and the Prison Service have destroyed over 100 signboards, bills boards and other structures erected at road junctions.
NATIONAL :
CEPS to open weekends
Friday, November 02 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) said its offices would open on Saturdays from November 3, 2007 to serve the public till December 31, 2007
( KUMAWU) SEKYERE EAST :
Paramount chief escorted home
Friday, November 02 2007
Barima Asumadu Sakyi II, Paramount Chief of Kumawu Traditional Area, was on Thursday night buried at the royal mausoleum in Kumawu.
TAMALE :
Two districts benefit 3 million dollars
Friday, November 02 2007
Ibis West Africa a non-governmental organisation, has launched a three million-dollar education programme using the wing school concept to extend free basic education to two districts of the Northern Region.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
NHIS registeration improves
Friday, November 02 2007
The Sissala West District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS), now has a membership strength of 25,000 compared to the 5,000 registered members as at last year.
NATIONAL :
Farmers thank all
Friday, November 02 2007
The Apex Farmers Organisation of Ghana commended the government, United Nations agencies, donor community, institutions and individuals for their donations and interventions to the flood victims in parts of the country.
WA :
Studies on Black Volta completed
Friday, November 02 2007
Feasibility studies on the Black Volta River as a source of portable water supply for the Wa Municipality and its environs has been completed, Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister has announced.
NATIONAL :
61 to be prosecuted
Friday, November 02 2007
The Office of the Attorney-General is collaborating with the security agencies to prosecute 61 public officials who have allegedly embezzled billions of state funds.
KADJEBI :
District assembly makes progress
Friday, November 02 2007
The Kadjebi District Assembly generated a total revenue of GH¢22,068 (220.6 million cedis) as at the end of June this year, representing 35 percent of its annual revenue estimates of GHC 61,430 (614 million cedis).
    
(AMA) COURTS :
Tichler remanded
Friday, November 02 2007
An Accra Circuit court remanded the 57-year-old British who allegedly fingered his Ghanaian host’s three-year-old daughter to prison custody to reappear on November 9, this year.
    
AMA :
VRA/ECG owe us- AMA
Friday, November 02 2007
Mr. Ali Baba Abature, Public Relations Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), called on the Electricity Company of Ghana and the Volta River Authority to let the Assembly have its share of electricity bills collected from consumers.
(SUNYANI) COURTS :
Two rape colleague
Friday, November 02 2007
Two teenage friends were arraigned before a Magistrate court in Sunyani for allegedly raping and impregnating a 16-year- old Junior High School student at Masu, near Dormaa Ahenkro in Brong Ahafo.
WA :
MMDAs none compliant
Friday, November 02 2007
Only nine out of 133 Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies that have submitted their medium term development plans have complied with the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy Two requirement of factoring environmental issues into their plans.
KADJEBI :
Kadjebi benefits from Sister City Relationship
Sunday, November 04 2007
Kadjebi township is to benefit from the construction of 200 household toilets worth GHC 150,000 (1.5 billion cedis) under the second phase of the Logo South Programme (LSP).
TAMALE :
Over 8,842 benefit from NHIS in Tamale
Sunday, November 04 2007
The Tamale Metropolitan Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (TMMIS), last year, provided services to over 8,842 people while it paid 15 million cedis as hospital bills.
(GBAWE) GA WEST:
DCE disagrees with people
Monday, November 05 2007
In the last few days some citizens have raised fire and brimstone over the selection of new districts and the situation of their capitals.
(TEMA) TMA :
Justice at last.
Monday, November 05 2007
Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has been asked to restore Mrs. Helena Abrokwah, Head teacher of Padmore Street Primary One School in Tema, to her former position of head teacher within one week.
(NIMA) AMA :
School places value on education
Monday, November 05 2007
The Nima Saint Kizito Roman Catholic Junior High School is to launch a year-long performance improvement activities to create awareness on the value of education in the Nima Community.
(DEMON) SABOBA/CHERIPONI :
Use grants wisely
Monday, November 05 2007
School heads have been advised to use the Capitation Grant judiciously to enable them to justify it’s expenditure if the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) requested them to do so.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Notorious robber arrested
Monday, November 05 2007
The police in Kumasi made a major breakthrough in their quest to combat armed robbery in the Kumasi metropolis and its environs last Thursday.
FEATURE :
Should Africans accept the apology?
Monday, November 05 2007
Nobel Prize winning DNA pioneer, James Watson, who recently caused a furore, in an interview he granted Sunday Times, a British newspaper, in which he was quoted as saying Africans were less intelligent than Europeans, has apologised.
NATIONAL :
Veep warns energy saboteers
Monday, November 05 2007
The Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has warned that the government will deal with anyone caught sabotaging its energy conservation efforts.
(WASSA FIASE) WASSA WEST :
Chief expresses satisfaction
Monday, November 05 2007
Osagyefo Kwamena Enimil VI, paramount chief of Wassa Fiase Tradtional Area, has expressed gratitude to President John Agyekum Kufuor for carving a municipality and a district out of Wassa West District.
 
(SUMBURUNGU) BOLGATANGA :
Poor conditions -poor performance
Monday, November 05 2007
Professor Paul Tanzubil, Principal of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic in the Upper East Region had blamed the poor performance of most of the country’s polytechnic students to the poor condition of services of the staff, especially lecturers.
HO :
Queen mothers call on minister
Monday, November 05 2007
Mr. Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister has stated that the government was working assiduously to improve the road network in the Volta Region.
JAKE OBETSEBI LAMPTEY :
Dont pray for second round
Monday, November 05 2007
An acclaimed strategist of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey, has warned that the party will lose the next general election and be consigned to the opposition for years, unless it wins convincingly in both the Greater Accra and the Central regions.
(ANLO) KETA :
New chief installed despite commotion
Monday, November 05 2007
The Awoamefia Stool Secretary, Mr Napoleon Agboada, has announced that a new Awoamefia for the Anlo Traditional Area, known as Togbui Sri III, has been installed and introduced.
(NKONYA-BUMBULA) JASIKAN :
Man killed by tree
Monday, November 05 2007
Chain saw machine operators battled with time  to retrieve the body of Foster Ablenyi, 40, a tailor and rescue two others from under a huge silk cotton tree that trapped them at the Messiah healing camp at Bumbula near Kwamikrom.
(CPP) NKROFUL :
CPP will regain Ghanas’ image
Monday, November 05 2007
Dr. Kwaku Osafo, one of the six Convention Peoples Party (CPP) presidential aspirants, launched his campaign at Nkroful in the Western Region, amid jubilation by supporters clad in party colours.
(DZODZE) KETU :
Vocations and trading are also important
Monday, November 05 2007
Mr. Ralph Ameyaw, Executive Secretary of Council of Indigenous Businesses Association (CIBA) called on the youth not to despise trades and vocations but rather embrace skills training to ensure a good and comfortable future.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Police carry operation
Monday, November 05 2007
The Winneba Police in an early morning swoop on an abandoned Boatyard near the beach arrested four persons and seized several wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Robbery vehicle abandoned
Monday, November 05 2007
A KIA SETHIA Taxi cab suspected to have been snatched from the driver by robbers has been found abandoned near a bar at Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region by the local Police.
(GOMOA POTSIN) GOMOA :
Traditional council upset
Monday, November 05 2007
The Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Council has appealed to  President John Agyekum Kufuor to consider the circumstances surrounding the siting of the newly created Gomoa East District Capital at Gomoa Afransi instead of Gomoa Potsin as was collectively agreed upon.
NATIONAL :
Governor best for Africa
Monday, November 05 2007
The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Paul Acquah, has been awarded the 2007 African Central Bank Governor of the Year at the just-ended annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
TAMALE :
Another donation for flood victims
Monday, November 05 2007
The Inter NGO Consortium in the Northern Region  donated some food relief items valued over 157 million cedis to victims of the recent floods that hit the "overseas areas" of the West Mamprusi and West Gonja Districts.
   
NATIONAL :
Committee comes out with findings
Monday, November 05 2007
About 13,000 vehicles licensed by the Driver and Vehicular Licensing Authority (DVLA) since the beginning of the year are said to have been registered with fake documents.
(ANLOGA) KETA :
Ban on armory possession
Monday, November 05 2007
The Ministry of Interior has placed a ban on the carrying of arms in and around Anloga in the Volta Region and an Executive Instrument issued to this effect.
BOLGATANGA:
Donations to Upper East flood victims
Monday, November 05 2007
Fountain Gate Chapel, a Christian Organisation donated 55 bags of maize and 20 bags of rice worth 30 million cedis to the flood victims in the Upper East Region.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA :
TIGO supports education in three areas
Monday, November 05 2007
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo Mobile Network, had donated mathematical sets to students in more than 15 schools in deprived areas in the Tema Metropolitan, Dangme West District and the Volta Region.
    
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Appreciate the police-minister
Monday, November 05 2007
Mr. Anthony Evans Amoah, Western Regional Minister, urged Ghanaians to volunteer information on criminals to the police to enable them to work effectively to safeguard freedom.
 
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Monday, November 05 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Monday, November 5.
 
NATIONAL :
AMA acts on butchers and food vendors
Monday, November 05 2007
Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse, Chief Advisor to the President  asked members of the scout and guide fellowship to develop closer network with counterparts across the globe to promote the ideas and principles of the movement.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
District invests in affordable housing
Monday, November 05 2007
The District Chief Executive of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa, Mr Emmanuel Adjei Domson has said the district assembly has acquired large acres of lands in the from the chiefs in towns in the district.
(TEMA) TMA :
Beware of quark doctors.
Monday, November 05 2007
Mrs. Francisca Atsyro, a Senior Nursing Officer at the Mambrobi Polyclinic in Accra, cautioned Ghanaians against patronising the services of quack doctors, especially those who administer injections with the same syringe.
KMA :
Bishops conference opens in Kumasi
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah has called on the church, civil organisations and traditional rulers to lead the campaign against social vices to promote national development.
(ANLOGA) KETA :
Seven refused bail.
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Seven persons believed to have incriminating pieces of evidence against them in the recent clashes at Anloga were remanded by a magistrate’s court in Ho.
NKORANZA :
Corporal punishment still banned
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Proprietors of private schools have been urged to check their teachers against the use of cane on pupils.
TAMALE:
Northern region disputes is cyclical
Tuesday, November 06 2007
A prominent chief in the Northern Region has blamed the current chieftaincy disputes and conflicts in the country on the failure of the people to speak and stand up for the truth.
(CHEREPONI) SABOBA/CHEREPONI :
Chiefs express their appreciation
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Chiefs and people of the Chereponi Traditional Area have expressed their gratitude to President John Agyekum Kufuor and the government for the creation of a new district for their area.
(CAPE COAST) COURTS:
Man murders wife
Tuesday, November 06 2007
A circuit court at Cape Coast, presided over by Mr Richard Asiedu-Badu, granted Anthony Kwesi Sam, a 33-year-old carpenter a bail of GH¢10,000 (100 million cedis) for allegedly murdering his wife.
(MOREE) CAPE COAST :
New classroom block to be contructed
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Moree Premix committee, donated 100 bags of cement valued at GH¢900.00 (9 million cedis) to the Moree Senior High Technical school for the construction of a new classroom block.
    
(CAPE COAST) COURTS:
50 million cedis for traffic offenses
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Kwabena Fosu an 18-year-old driver was granted a GH¢5,000.00 (50 Million cedis) bail by a circuit at Cape Coast for various traffic offences.
CAPE COAST :
DCE worried about level of education
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Municipal Chief Executive for Cape Coast , Hon. Mercy Arhin has taken a swipe at parents who shed their responsibility with regard to the education of their wards.
(ADEMOROBE) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Downpour prevents patients from health centre
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Mr Martin Djan Anakwah, Assembly member for Ademorobe near Aburi in the Akuapem South District said five sick persons lost their lives due to flooding in the area.
WA :
Indigen donates to flood victims
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Akate Farms and Trading Company Limited based in Kumasi donated 80 bags of maize, 50 bags of rice, nine cans of cooking oil, 20 cartons of key soap, six boxes of Omo and six bundles of used clothes flood victims of the Upper West Region.
WA :
SSNIT exceeds target in first quarter
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Wa branch of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) collected 260,000 Ghana cedis (2.6 billion) cedis as workers contributions between January and August and this exceeded the 230,000 Ghana cedis (2.3 billion cedis) it had targeted to collect for the year.
TAIN :
DMHIS in district impressive
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Mr. Peter Kwasi Sarpong, Manager of Tain District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme in Brong-Ahafo has commended the people for their impressive patronage of the scheme.
SUNYANI :
Risk management scheme introduced
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Brong-Ahafo Regional chapter of Ghana Credit Unions Association (CUA) realized 51.4 billion cedis in savings as at June.
(ABUAKWA) KMA :
Tertiary education bedrock of development
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Ghana Baptist University College at Abuakwa near Kumasi held a joint matriculation and graduation ceremony for 164 new entrants and 47 graduates.
(KUMASI ASAFO) KMA :
Bank supports KATH and Edwenase
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Kumasi-Asafo branch of the Barclays Bank has renovated and donated items totalling GH¢11,000 to the Paediatric Emergency Unit (PEU) of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) and the Edwenase Rehabilitation Centre in Kumasi.
KMA :
OWASS tops all
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Opoku Ware Senior High School (OWASS),  emerged winners of this year’s Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Expert Competition organised for Second Cycle Institutions in the Ashanti Region in Kumasi.
(NMAI DZORN) AMA :
Trassaco MD and others in court
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Managing Director of Trasacco Company Limited, Mr Ian David Morris, and nine others yesterday escaped jail when the 45-day conviction for each of them was tempered with one of the swiftest turns in court practice.
(CAPE VAS) CAPE COAST:
SSNIT Loans taking too long
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The University of Cape Coast Secretariat of the The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) expressed concern about the late disbursement of loans to students this academic year and asked for a speedy disbursement since the students needed money to pay various fees.
KMA :
Youth advised against coup d’ etats.
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Dr Joseph Godson Amamoo, Chairman of the Ghana Consolidated Diamond Company, has advised the youth never again to entertain military intervention or political unrest in the country.
(KMA) COURTS :
Notorious robber in court today
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Eric Alfred Zieme, aka Kumasi Atta Ayi, the 25-year-old armed robber who killed and robbed most of his victims of huge sums of money and used the booty to construct a supermarket, restaurant and washing bay at the Race Course area in Kumasi, is due for court today.
AMA :
Presidential aspirant sued
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has taken Mr George Aggudey, Chief Executive Officer of Gocrest Security Limited, to court demanding a total of 1,092,000.60 GH cedis (10,920,006,000.00 cedis) for unpaid SSNIT contributions and penalty.
(ATWIMA MANHYIA) KMA :
Lecturer supports junior collegues
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Professor Daniel Buor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has instituted a GH¢200 incentive package for teachers and pupils of Atwima Manhyia Methodist Primary School.
 
(ANGLOGOLD MINES) OBUASI :
Illegal miners finally out
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Six illegal gold miners trapped in the Obuasi mine of Anglogold Ashanti have made a dramatic escape by launching an attack on security personnel who had gone to effect their arrest.
NATIONAL :
33000 to be in LGS.
Tuesday, November 06 2007
More than 33,000 public servants are to be transferred from ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to the Local Government Service when it becomes operational by the end of December.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Chief donates land
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Nana Amanpene Boateng Twum, Chief of Nyinahin in the Atwima-Mponua District has released a 10 hectare land for the construction of a GH¢43,700 (437 million Cedis) Post Office at Nyinahin, the Atwima Mponua District Capital.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
Robbery gang captured
Tuesday, November 06 2007
With the support of a youth association in Ashaiman, a notorious armed robber, Himbo Abdul-Rahman Mohammed, who has been named in most armed robbery cases in Ashaiman, Tema and beyond has been nabbed.
(APINTO) NDC :
Be loyal to party
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Nana Kwabena Oboh II, Western Regional Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has told the supporters of the party not to be swayed by the money being used as a bait by the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(TALENSI NABDAM :
Loan facilities for SME miners
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines granted the Talensi-Nabdam Small-Scale Miners Association a loan of 2.23 billion cedis to procure the necessary equipment needed for their operations in the area.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
D.A hits 70 per cent target
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The Akuapem South Municipal Assembly was able to raise over 1.6 billion cedis, representing 70 per cent of their revenue target for the year as at September this year and the Assembly is expected to achieve it’s revenue target of 2.3 billion cedis by the end of the year.
NATIONAL :
DNA crazes should hit Ghana.
Tuesday, November 06 2007
A Senior Research Officer with the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), Dr Jimmy Takrama, has appealed to Ghanaian Tertiary Institutions to take advantage of the DNA or gene technology in order to help alleviate the people from the ’curse’ of food shortages and degenerative health disorders.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Tuesday, November 06 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam as issued by Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 6.
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Fire guts market
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Fire gutted a warehouse at the Kasoa new market this morning destroying goods worth several millions of cedis.
(NKWATIA- KWAHU) KWAHU SOUTH :
St. Peters SHS celebrates golden jubilee
Tuesday, November 06 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the educational reform programme would enhance the nation’s human resource development.
(GA PALACE) AMA :
Mission calls on chief
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Dr. Erieka Bennet, head of the Diasporan African Forum Mission in Africa,has said the group was working hard to encourage Africans in the Diaspora to return to their roots and help in the development agenda of Africa.
(DUNKWA ON OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA:
Flood victims supported
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Management of AngloGold Ashanti (Obuasi) has presented 20 bags of rice, 136 blankets and 100 mosquito nets worth 2,500 Ghana cedis to the Upper Denkyira District Assembly at Dunkwa-on-Offin for distribution to flood victims.
NATIONAL :
Human rights not respected
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Mr. Joseph Nuertey, the Volta Regional Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), observed that adherence to human rights issues in the country remained poor.
(DUNKWA) UPPER DENKYIRA:
Housing scheme needed in district
Tuesday, November 06 2007
Mr Richard Anane Adabor, Upper Denkyira District Chief Executive has appealed to the management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to extend its housing scheme to workers in the district.
(ANLOGA) KETA :
Anlo is very safe
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Director-General of Police Operations, Deputy Commissioner of Police Patrick Timbilla, has declared Anloga and other towns in the Anlo Traditional Area safe after days of disturbances that claimed five lives.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA :
Give 30 percent to communities
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Agona District Chief Farmer, Nana Kofi Agyemkum II, has called on the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports to maintain the policy of reserving 30 percent of admissions to Senior High schools to the communities they are located.
(AWUTU BEREKU) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Awutus happy with changes
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Awutu Traditional Council has expressed appreciation to President John Agyekum Kufuor for dividing the Awutu-Effutu-Senya district into two, the Awutu Bereku District and the Winneba Municipality.
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Traders build for NPP.
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The members of the Power House Traders Union (PHTU) at Kasoa in the Central Region have praised President John Ayekum Kufuor and the government for the creation of a new District with its capital at Awutu Bereku.
(AGONA NSABA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Omanhene goes home.
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Paramount Chief of the Agona Nsaba Traditional Area, Nana Okeseku Afari Mintah II, is dead.
NATIONAL :
A quarter of settlements have access to agencies
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, condemned the gross unfairness in the distribution of the national cake, saying out of 48,000 settlements in the country only 12,000 had government agencies such as post offices, hospitals and police stations.
AMA :
Dependence on foreign investments is a death trap
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Osagyefo Ofori Panin has noted that building the private sector with foreign investment was not the way to go, saying, "Ghana’s economy now, stood the risk of a crush if the Nigerian Banks, MTN and a few others foreign owned businesses decided to exit and take their investments with them.
CAPTAIN NKRABEA EFFAH DARTEH :
Vote with your heart
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Captain (Rtd) Nkrabea Effah Darteh, a Presidential hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on delegates who would be attending the national congress of the party in December to consider themselves, the party and Ghana before casting their votes for the selection of a flag bearer to lead the party in 2008 general election.
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Group speaks on MASSLO.
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr Osei Kofi, Chairman of the Fawoho Bo Yesu Welfare Group at Kasoa, has called for the non-partisan approach towards the disbursement of the Medium And Small Scale Loans (MASSLO) facility to support Ghanaian businessmen and women.
(LARTEBIOKORSHIE) AMA :
Eight year old beaten to death
Wednesday, November 07 2007
A 50-year-old kenkey seller, who could not bear the agony of losing her GH¢10 (¢100,000), has visited her anguish on her eight-year-old ward, leading to her death.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Work on course
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, said government had placed a high premium on the provision of adequate and affordable housing to meet the high demand caused by rapid population growth, coupled with an uncontrollable rate of urbanization.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
Woman assaults husband
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Police Service has arrested a 38 year-old unemployed woman, Juliana Danso, for assaulting his 51 year-old husband.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Redesign public buildings
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resource, Works and Housing, said with the passage of the Disability Law, Act 715, it was important that all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) re-designed their buildings to make room for the installation of elevators.
NATIONAL :
Principals hold conference
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Government, in its effort to revamp Technical and Vocational Training, has set up the National Council for Technical and Vocational Training Educational (COTVET) to guide policy makers and sensitise the public on the new vision for Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET).
(ANYINASU -JACOBU) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Police search for gang
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Police in the Ahafo Ano North District of Ashanti have launched an intensive search for a gang of armed robbers who had for some time now been operating in the district.
GUSHIEGU :
DANIDA pumps 2.6 million euros in education
Wednesday, November 07 2007
A new educational initiative aimed at helping to increase  enrollment of out-of-school children, particularly the girl-child  in the Gushiegu and Karaga districts of the Northern Region, has  been unveiled at Gushiegu.
(DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH :
Assemblymembers should stay out of chieftancy issues
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Jaman South in the Brong  Ahafo Region, Mr. Apraku Tanoh, has admonished assembly members to  see themselves as agents of development instead of meddling in  chieftaincy disputes.
ALHAJI ALIU MAHAMA :
Veep is a card bearing member
Wednesday, November 07 2007
A special aide to Vice President  Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has debunked media reports that the second most important person is not a card -wielding member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(EGYAMBRA) AHANTA WEST :
40 million dollars for Ghana oil
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Heliconia Energy, an oil prospecting company in partnership with  its Ghanaian counterpart, Cirrus Energy Services Limited, is to  invest a colossal sum of 40 million US Dollars in the oil business  at Egyambra in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.
KMA :
Customers plead with BOG
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Customers of the Atobiase Rural Bank in the Ashanti Region have called on the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to help them retrieve their money, which had locked up with the bank for over four months now.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Plant more hedges
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mrs Perpetual Adokoh, Western Regional Director of Department of Parks and Gardens has observed that continual usage of pavement blocks and concrete in many homes could worsen rising temperatures at night.
(AGONA NKWANTA) AGONA :
Make human rights issues child friendly
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mrs Nana Amua-Sekyi, Western Regional Director of Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) said students must be assisted to understand human rights issues better, to enable them promote and practice it.
(GOMOA OGUAAKROM) GOMOA :
Thirteen injured in accident
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Thirteen passengers received injuries when a Benz bus travelling from Agona Swedru to Accra was involved in an accident near Gomoa Oguaakrom on the Winneba-Swedru road on Monday.
LAWRA :
Update your records.
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), has advised contributors who had attained 54 years and above to update their records and clear all commitments relating to student loans for prompt payment of their benefits on retirement.
(NKAWIE) COURTS :
Farmer assaults man
Wednesday, November 07 2007
A circuit court at Nkawie, remanded Kwasi Tawiah, a farmer from Mosease near Ahwerewa for allegedly causing harm.
TAMALE :
Nursing training institutes development levy
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr. Sayimah Kombian, Principal of the Tamale Nurses’ Training College, said it was necessary for nurses to obtain the right training to enable them to carry out their duties efficiently after their courses.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST :
Man sells human head
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Tarkwa Police has arrested a 34-year-old trader, Kwame Amponsah for attempting to sell a human head to one Yaw Ankonah at Dadieso near Enchi.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 7.
(WASSA AMENFI) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Chief appeals to government
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Paramount Chief of the Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Kasapreko Kwame Basanyin III, has made a passionate appeal to the government to expand the facilities at the Wassa Akropong Government Hospital in the Wassa Amenfi East District.
KMA :
Markets to be more competitive
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Madam Patricia Appiagyei, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive,said government had recognized the private sector as the engine of growth and would adopt pragmatic policies to make businesses in Ghana competitive.
KMA :
Raw materials not available
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr. Thomas W. Bello, Chairman of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), in Ashanti and Brong Ahafo, said most of the small medium enterprises were producing below capacity due to the lack of adequate raw materials and capital resulting in low profits.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Assist small scale miners
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Ms Joyce R. Aryee, Chief Executive Officer of Chamber of Mines has called for assistance to small-scale mining operators to sustain their operations.
NATIONAL :
Polygamy condemned by traditional ruler
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, Okyehene, has condemned polygamy, saying it was an abuse to women’s rights and environmentally unfriendly.
SAEMA :
Assembly initiates training on hygiene
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Shama-Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly has initiated a two-week training programme on cleanliness and hygiene for frontline staff in the hospitality and food and beverage industries as part of the preparation towards Ghana 2008 football tournament and other national events.
NATIONAL :
Book launched on the energy crisis
Wednesday, November 07 2007
An eighty-five-page book on Ghana’s recent energy crisis has been launched in Kumasi.
    
NATIONAL :
BOG increases prime rate
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank has increased the prime rate from 12.5 percent to 13.5 percent citing reasons such as rising food and fuel prices which posed threat of taming inflation.
(NDC) NKORANZA :
Mills wins in coming election
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr. Kwaku Poku Boah, an aspiring Parliamentary candidate of National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Nkoranza South constituency, has said the party’s flag bearer, Professor John Atta Mills, was favoured to win next year’s general election.
(ASANKRANGWA) WASSA AMENFI WEST:
Pay our bonuses in September
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr. Joseph Tiama, the new chief farmer of Asankran-Breman Ghana Cocoa Coffee and Sheanut Association, has called on COCOBOD to pay cocoa bonuses in September so that farmers could enrol their children in school.
OBUASI :
Teachers to be rewarded
Wednesday, November 07 2007
The Obuasi Municipal Assembly (OMA) has set up a three-man committee under the Chairmanship of the Municipal Co-Coordinating Director to prepare a proposal that would enable the Assembly to reward teachers in the municipality.
NATIONAL :
Government is neutral- Interior minister
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Mr Kwamena Bartels, Minister of the Interior has reiterated government’s neutrality in Anlo Chieftaincy dispute, which has so far claimed five lives, pledging that government would ensure that peace returned to the area.
    
New-Juaben:
High school enrolment in Koforidua
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Six basic schools in the New Juaben Municipality had recorded a total enrolment of 6,929 pupils since the inception of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) as against 5,835, before the introduction of the programme, an increase of 1,094 pupils.
PARLIAMENT :
MPs discuss Breast Cancer
Wednesday, November 07 2007
Members of Parliament yesterday had the opportunity to make known their knowledge of breast cancer, its causes and prevention as well as the efforts of Government and civil society to solve this problem.
CAPE COAST:
NHIS gains root
Thursday, November 08 2007
Residents of the Cape Coast Municipality have heeded to the call by government on all citizens to patronize the National Health Insurance Scheme, with over 75% of the population paying their premium to benefit from the much publicized government policy.
(ANLOGA) KETA :
We want the security out
Thursday, November 08 2007
Some clan heads and chiefs of Anlo has called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, withdraw the military and police deployed at Anlo to enable the people to go about their normal economic activities.
(OWABI) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
BNI investigates assembly
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) is investigating the Atwima Nwabiagya District Assembly over an alleged diversion of building materials donated by President Kufuor for the relocation of Owabi township.
(K-POLY) KMA :
Student murdered
Thursday, November 08 2007
A 25-year-old final year Mechanical Engineering student of the Kumasi Polytechnic was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Kumasi last Saturday night.
NATIONAL :
CAGD hit with another scandal
Thursday, November 08 2007
A senior accountant at the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) and an Accra-based businessman have been grabbed in the latest scandal to hit the CAGD.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede keen to flourish in Europe
Thursday, November 08 2007
Andre ’Dede’ Ayew says his display in the Uefa Champions League has given him the confidence to believe he has a future on the world stage.
NATIONAL :
What percentage are registered?
Thursday, November 08 2007
An estimated 70 per cent of all new-born babies in Ghana go unregistered, a situation which has very grave consequences on the country’s development projections.
(AWOSHIE ONYENASE) GA WEST :
Couple murdered
Thursday, November 08 2007
The gruesome murder of a 31-year-old scrap dealer and his 28-year-old girlfriend on Wednesday has turned Onyenase at Awoshie, one of the fastest growing suburbs in Accra, into a scene of tragedy and mourning.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
PAC to audit redenomination exercise
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament says it will request a special audit of the redenomination exercise. The exercise cost the country over $66 million.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FORIEGN:
We miss Terry - Essien
Thursday, November 08 2007
Michael Essien feels Chelsea are missing captain John Terry, despite five clean sheets in the last six games.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FORIEGN:
Champions League round-up
Thursday, November 08 2007
Manchester United and Arsenal booked their places in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League, but Rangers were beaten in Barcelona.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Athletics Chairman calls for support
Thursday, November 08 2007
Mr Sandy Osei-Agyemang, National Chairman of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has called on corporate bodies, institutions and individuals to contribute positively to the association to enable it participate in the next year’s Olympic Games.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abedi tours Africa
Thursday, November 08 2007
GHANAIAN soccer legend Abedi Pele arrives in Uganda tomorrow with the Africa Cup of Nations trophy. It will be the first time the coveted trophy gets to Uganda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
I’ll Play for Ghana
Thursday, November 08 2007
Goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey Larsen has opted to play international football for Ghana instead of his country of birth, Norway.
NATIONAL :
Fire service supported
Thursday, November 08 2007
The World Rescue Organisation, an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in the United Kingdom has presented rescue equipment and a fire engine valued at GH¢10 million (¢1 billion) to the Ghana National Fire Service .
(EKUMFI OTUAM) MFANTSEMAN :
20 drop out of school
Thursday, November 08 2007
Twenty school girls in Ekumfi Otuam in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region have dropped out of school this year as a result pregnancy.
    
(AMA) COURTS :
Case dismissed
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Court of Appeal (CA),dismissed an application for stay of proceedings pending appeal, in a case at an Accra High Court between Richmond Aggrey of Trassaco Valley Estates and three Investment Companies.
(ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Govt. to support small scale miners
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Hon. Esther Obeng has met representatives of ‘galamsey’ small scale miners from Nyafoman, Noyem and surrounding communities to hold discussions on how to find a lasting panacea to the perennial threats they encounter in the course of their work.
( EKUMFI EDUMAFA ) MFANTSEMAN :
Peace at last
Thursday, November 08 2007
Peace has returned to Ekumfi Edumafa in the Central Region following the settlement of a two-year old misunderstanding between the chief of the town, Otwaesa Edumadze VII, and a section of the people.
(DOMPASE) KEEA :
Alternative livelihood for nine communities
Thursday, November 08 2007
The District Chief Executive for Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem, (KEEA) Mr Frank Asmah, has cut the sod for work on a gari-processing factory at Dompase.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Omanhene appreciates president
Thursday, November 08 2007
The five paramount chiefs in the Mfantseman District and the District Assembly have expressed their gratitude to President J.A. Kufuor for elevating the area to the status of a municipality and assured the government that they would do everything possible to meet the challenges entailed.
(GOMOA POTSIN) GOMOA :
1.8 billion domitory for school
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Potsin T.I. Ahmadiyya Secondary School (P-AMASS) is to get a 1.8 billion-cedi three-storey boys dormitory block being constructed by the Parent-Teacher Association of the school.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAF signs agreement with Egyptian Government
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Confederation of African Football (CAF), represented by its president Issa Hayatou, has signed the  Headquarters agreement with the Arab Republic of Egypt, represented by Engineer Hassan Sakr President  of  the National Council of Sports on Tuesday, November 7, 2007n Cairo.
NATIONAL:
FIGHT AGAINST JUDICIAL CORRUPTION BEGINS
Thursday, November 08 2007
Ghana’s Chief Justice Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has promised that the Judicial Council would use all available resources at its disposal to ensure that Judicial corruption was reduced to the barest minimum.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
DCE denies reports
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Districts Chief Executive of Atwima Nwabiagya , Thomas Ofori-Donkor has denied media reports that the BNI is investigating the assembly over an alleged diversion of building materials donated by President Kufuor for the relocation of Owabi township.
AMA :
COCOBOD supports six schools
Thursday, November 08 2007
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has presented 30 computers with 6 printers to six Senior High Schools in the Greater Accra Region.
AMA :
Prevention of corporate fraud still a mirage-agency
Thursday, November 08 2007
Most Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) and Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA) are yet to adapt and implement structured measures to deter and prevent corporate fraud, abuse and waste, the Internal Audit Agency said.
BOLE
: Bole District enjoys metro ride
Friday, November 09 2007
The Bole District has taken delivery of two Metro Mass Transport buses provided by the government to alleviate the acute transport problem facing the people especially government heads of department who wish to travel to the regional capital Tamale, to transact their official businesses.
TAMALE
Maternal mortality high in northern region
Friday, November 09 2007
Health personnel in the Northern Region have expressed concern about the increase in maternal mortality in the Northern Region this year and called for measures to address it.
(PARLIAMENT) A.M.A:
Breast cancer is curable
Friday, November 09 2007
Mrs. Betty Sekyi Hughes, wife of the Speaker of Parliament, on Thursday said it was necessary to change misconceptions about breast cancer because it could be cured.
ACCRA:Hypertension; serious threat to health
Friday, November 09 2007
Professor Joseph Orleans Mends Pobee, a Physician and Cardiologist said Hypertension or high blood pressure is the leading disease with various complications such as heart failures, strokes and kidney failures that often result in deaths.

(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Class two boy beheaded
Friday, November 09 2007
Business activities at Bechem, the capital of the Tano South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region, came to a standstill yesterday when hundreds of curious residents trooped to the outskirts of the town to catch a glimpse of the body of a beheaded boy.
ACCRA:Lithuanian teenagers in court over cocain
Friday, November 09 2007
Two Lithuanian juveniles who were arrested at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) with cocaine in one of their bags, on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with drug-related offences.
(KWAME DONKOR) BIRIM NORTH:
Man, 39, afflicted by strange disease
Friday, November 09 2007
A strange disease has afflicted a 39-year-old man at Kwame Donkor, a village near Akyem Ayirebi in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region, sending panic throughout the farming community.
ACCRA:Nigerian in court over parcels of cannabis
Friday, November 09 2007
A Nigerian who attempted posting two large parcels of cannabis through a post office in Ghana on Thursday appeared before the Greater Accra Regional Tribunal.
ACCRA : Case still pends - court declares
Friday, November 09 2007
The Fast Track High Court in Accra yesterday declined a request from counsel for the Volta River Authority to strike out a ¢2.2 billion suit instituted against the authority by its former Chief Executive, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby.
ACCRA:Middle- income dream will be a mirage if...GIP
Friday, November 09 2007
The Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP), on Thursday said without appropriate town planning, Ghana’s vision 2015 to bring the country to a middle-income status would remain a dream.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ohene Djan Stadium ready for MTN CAN 2008
Friday, November 09 2007
Accra is primed for Sunday’s official handing over of the Ohene Djan stadium, one of the match venues for next year’s African Cup of Nations.
ACCRA : Remove Dery
Friday, November 09 2007
The clamour for the removal of Deputy Commissioner of Police Bernard Dery as the Head of the Volta Regional Police Command has been joined by two human rights groups, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and the Legal Resources Centre.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN launches Ghana 2008 promotion
Friday, November 09 2007
Beginning from Thursday, November 8, 2007, MTN subscribers would benefit from a promotion dubbed: "Go spot the ball and win", design to reward subscribers with various prizes in the run up to the Ghana 2008 tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sale of alcoholic beverages to be banned
Friday, November 09 2007
The Kumasi Venue Organising Committee (KVOC) for the MTN/African Cup of Nation’s, has announced that it would place a temporary ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages in and around the Baba Yara Sports Stadium when the competition commences next year.
ACCRA:Allocate resources for sandwich courses- GIP
Friday, November 09 2007

Mr. Frank Tackie, President ofGhana Institute of Planners (GIP) has called on government to allocate resources in the 2008 budget for short-term sandwich courses to run jointly at the KNUST and professional town planning related bodies to beef up the capacities of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to do better town planning.
NATIONAL:
Under development blamed on neglect of culture and - Asantehene
Monday, November 26 2007
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has blamed Africa’s slow pace of development and poor economic conditions on the neglect and abandonment of the continent’s culture and traditional heritage of the people in its governance and development process.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Togo Join Four-Nation Tourney
Friday, November 09 2007
The national team of Togo, The Hawks, have completed the list of teams lined for the four-nation tournament being organised by the Ghana Football Association to prepare the Black Stars for next year’s MTN African Cup of Nations.
JUABOSO:Assembly moves to increase revenue
Friday, November 09 2007
The Juaboso District Assembly has initiated a tax system aimed at increasing the revenue base of the assembly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ahly poised to set Champs League record
Friday, November 09 2007
Star studded Al-Ahly of Egypt are just one victory away from making an African Champions League record.
BOLGATANGA : Free drugs for flood victims
Friday, November 09 2007
A Christian charitable organisation has nonated donated food supplement drugs worth 11,000 Ghana cedis to the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital to be administered on children and pregnant women affected by floods in the Upper East Region.
(NUAMAKROM) THLD:
Farmer jailed for stealing cocoa
Monday, November 26 2007
A farmer from Twifo-Nuamakrom, has been sentenced to nine
months in prison by the District Magistrate Court at Twifo-Praso for stealing cocoa beans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
The new big five
Friday, November 09 2007
The Technical Director at the Ministry of Education, Science and    Sports, Dr. Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah, has been drafted in to serve on a new five-man Executive Committee formed to ensure more efficiency at the Ghana 2008 Local Organising Committee (LOC) Secretariat.
(AKROPONG) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
School uniforms for orphans
Friday, November 09 2007
Intervention Forum, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in the Central Region, on Thursday presented school uniforms worth 2,000 Ghana cedis to 18 orphans from Awutu Obrachire and Awutu Akropong in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District.
CAPE COAST : Be circumspect with your work - Deputy Minister
Friday, November 09 2007
The Deputy Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Frank Agyekum has called called on journalists to be circumspect and professional in their duties to enhance the country’s development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kalou shows premiership concern
Friday, November 09 2007
Ivorian ace striker, Salomon Kalou concedes Chelsea could struggle when the African Cup of Nations kicks-off in January.
HOHOE : NPP won’t split - Agyepong
Friday, November 09 2007
Kwabena Adjei Agyepong, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant for the 2008 Election, on Thursday said taunts of possible split of the NPP was a political gimmick, being churned by NPP detractors to sow disaffection among its rank and file.
TAMALE :
NPP needs a leader with mass appeal - Kyerematen
Friday, November 09 2007
Mr Alan Kyerematen, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flag bearer aspirant has stated that the Party needs a presidential candidate who has mass appeal to woo floating voters.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
Tumu Hospital in dire need
Friday, November 09 2007
Over the last two years, the Tumu Government Hospital, the only one that serves the whole of the Sissala East district has been bedeviled with problems ranging from lack of staff to dilapidated structures.
KASSENA NANKANA:
’’We are not small fishes’’
Saturday, November 10 2007
The Chiefs and people of the Kassena Nankana ’East’ on Friday protested against the creation of the new Kassena-Nankana West District with Paga as its capital.
NATIONAL :
Ghana beats Togo: 4-1
Sunday, November 11 2007
Ghana’s Black Starlets gave fans that thronged the Ohene Djan Stadium for the official inauguration of the venue on Sunday a perfect reason to smile when they thrashed Togo 4-1 in a special international friendly.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Accept governments position
Monday, November 12 2007
The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr Joe Kingsley Hackman, has appealed to the people of Gomoa to accept the decision of President J.A. Kufuor to site the capital of the newly created Gomoa East District at Afransi.
(KOKWAADO) KEEA:
SPEEDA intesifies campaign on development goals
Monday, November 12 2007
A community-based organisation, the Sustainable Poverty Eradication and Development Association (SPEDA),  has intensified public education and sensitisation on the health aspect of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which is a blue print by countries and development institutions to improve the conditions of living.
(APAM) GOMOA :
600 small scale industries to be upgraded
Monday, November 12 2007
The government is promoting Public, Private Partnership (PPP) in the initiation and execution of projects under a programme, "Integrated Socio-Economic Infrastructure and service with both forward and backward linkages".
(SWESCO) AGONA :
School bans birthdays .
Monday, November 12 2007
The Authorities of the Swedru Senior High School has banned birthday parties by students on the campus, Mr E. K.T Osam, Headmaster has said.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Establishments owe SSNIT 100 billion cedis.
Monday, November 12 2007
A total of 3,070 establishments in the Accra Area comprising Agona Swedru, Breman Asikuma, Weija and other places owe the Social Security and National Trust (SNNIT) 100 billion cedis.
(TESHIE) AMA :
Nursing training school to be established
Monday, November 12 2007
A Nursing Training School is to be opened soon in Teshie, Deputy Minister of Health Dr (Mrs) Gladys Ashitey announced at a forum for members of her constituency .
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
District to be fully connected to national grid
Monday, November 12 2007
A total of 43 out of 50 transformers for a 5.8-million-dollar electrification project to connect communities in the West Akyem and the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar Districts to the national grid have been stocked for the commencement of work.
(KUMASI HIGH) KMA :
Use guidance counselling
Monday, November 12 2007
Vice-President Aliu Mahama has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to use its Guidance and Counselling Unit to check the increasing spate of indiscipline in schools.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Support girl child education
Monday, November 12 2007
Mr Balado Kwaku Manu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ahafo-Ano South has urged Muslim parents not to have any prejudices against girl-child education.
(TEMA COMM 8) TMA :
Three die in accident
Monday, November 12 2007
A tanker loaded with fuel skidded off the Tema Community eight dual carriage road into the opposite lane and crashed into an incoming KIA truck, killing all three occupants instantly.
NATIONAL :
COCOBOD celebrates 60 years.
Monday, November 12 2007
Daasebre Akuamoah Boateng II, Board Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Isaac Osei, Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Major (RTD) Courage Quashigah, Minister of Health, staff of COCOBOD and the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana joined worshippers at the Holy Sprit Cathedral Catholic Church in Accra to climax their 60th anniversary celebration.
   
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
District gets new facilities
Monday, November 12 2007
A Community Library Complex stocked with assorted books to serve school children in Bawjiase and surrounding communities, costing 52,700 Ghana cedis (527million cedis)) has been inaugurated at Awutu Bawjiase.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets whip Hawks
Monday, November 12 2007
President J.A. Kufuor opened the 40-000 seater stadium, the host venue for Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations which would be running from January 20 to February 10, 2008.
(ASAWASI) KMA :
Assembly supports school.
Monday, November 12 2007
The Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA),  donated a number of educational materials worth several millions of cedis.
HO :
49 Area councils supported
Monday, November 12 2007
A total of 110 bicycles and six motor cycles worth 160 million cedis were presented to 49 Area Councils in the Volta Region  under the auspices of the Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Manage stadium well - Prez
Monday, November 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Sunday charged the National Sports Council (NSC) to adopt the best management, economic and safety practices in the administration of the refurbished Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Starlets whip Hawks
Monday, November 12 2007
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cautioned the Ghana 2008 Local Organising Committee (LOC) to avoid any changes in key positions at this crucial period of preparations towards hosting of the 26th MTN African Nations Cup.
(BIA GAME RESERVE) JUABOSO :
District crying for investors
Monday, November 12 2007
The District Chief Executive for Juaboso, Hon. Asiedu M. Abrampah is calling on investors to take advantage of the numerous investment opportunities in the district especially the tourism industry and invest in the sector.
(SEKONDI-TAKORADI) SAEMA :
GT upgrades systems
Monday, November 12 2007
Ghana Telecom (GT) has embarked on a massive rehabilitation of pay phones and other facilities in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis to improve telephone and internet service to customers including the thousands of foreign soccer fans and tourists who would throng the city during the Ghana 2008 tournament.
(UG, LEGON) GA EAST :
Five honoured.
Monday, November 12 2007
Five Ghanaian citizens were, honoured for their meritorious services rendered to the Legon branch of the National Association of Gonjaland Students (NAG) at a ceremony, held at the University of Ghana Legon.
HO :
Attacks on doctors on the increase
Monday, November 12 2007
Medical doctors at public hospitals in the Volta Region have threatened to seek mass transfer from the region, citing insecurity and increased threats to their lives, families and property.
NATIONAL :
President worried about students
Monday, November 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor expressed concern about the increasing reports of drugs and alcohol abuse among students and called on school authorities to be more vigilant and act firmly to stop the menace.
ALAN KYEREMATEN :
Tours northern region
Monday, November 12 2007
Mr Alan Kyerematen, a presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has promised to bridge the development gap between Northern and Southern Ghana, when he becomes President.
ADDO KUFUOR :
Denies wrong doing
Monday, November 12 2007
Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor, one of the aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the position of flag bearer for the 2008 general elections has denied media reports that he asked other contestants to submit themselves for forensic audit to render accounts for their stewardship.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Durbar to climax NAFAC 2007
Monday, November 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has counseled kingmakers to resist all forms of influence in the selection of chiefs to vacant stools and skins to help end the spate of succession disputes.
(S-POLY) SUNYANI :
More than 2000 enter poly.
Monday, November 12 2007
Sunyani Polytechnic (S-Poly),admitted 2,957 fresh students to pursue various courses during the 2007/08 academic year.
NATIONAL :
Energy crisis still looming
Monday, November 12 2007
From a critical low of 236.73 feet last June, the water level of the Akosombo Hydroelectric Dam has risen to its current operating level of 256.40 feet, but the plant manager of the facility has warned of another energy crisis if prudent policies are not put in place.
(TMA) COURT :
Food vendor fined
Monday, November 12 2007
A Tema Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Mr E. A. Senyo, has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a food vendor to answer charges of failing to subject her workers to medical screening.
TMA :
Teachers threaten strike.
Monday, November 12 2007
The teachers in the Tema District will on Thursday, November 15 embark on a demonstration against the Ghana Education Service (GES) if it refuses to reinstate Mrs. Helena Abrokwa, a former head teacher of Padmore “1” Primary School.
KASSENA NANKANA :
DCE reacts to allegations
Monday, November 12 2007
The Kassena Nankana District  Chief Executive, Mr. Emmanuel Aoyi Chegeweh, has stated that he will soon call a meeting with the chiefs, assembly members and people of Kassena Nankan East.
BAWKU :
600 million cedis to be used for hospital
Monday, November 12 2007
The Bawku Municipal Assembly has pledged a 600 million cedis seed money for the construction of a new ward to expand the Bawku Presbyterian Hospital.
KASSENA NANKANA :
SPRP exposes short falls
Monday, November 12 2007
A School Performance Review Programme (SPRP) conducted in the Kassena-Nankana District  by Ghana Education Service (GES) and Link Community Development (LCD), an NGO working in the area of promoting quality education revealed that pupils perform poorly at Composition.
ALAN KYEREMANTEN :
Promises pick up for all
Monday, November 12 2007
Mr John Alan Kyeremanten, a Presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) pledged to provide a pick-up each for all the Party’s constituencies in the country if he was given the nod as the presidential candidate for the 2008 general election.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Hearing tomorow
Monday, November 12 2007
A None Governmental Organization (NGO), Aid N Action, based in Breman Asikuma today settled the medical bills of a patient with epilepsy and brain tumor at the Prestea Government Hospital in the Western Region.
SABOBA/CHEREPONI :
Do not go for relief items- DCE
Monday, November 12 2007
Mr Azumah Namoro Sanda, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Saboba/Chereponi, has appealed to people who were not affected by recent floods in the Northern Region not to clamour for relief items meant for the victims.
ACCRA :
POTABLE WATER SOURCE UNDER THREAT
Monday, November 12 2007
Weija Dam, which supplies potable water to over two million people in Accra is said to be under serious threat of run-over that could cause destruction of lives and property because of illegal activities by developers and stone winners.
TAMALE :
Action against Childhood blindness launched
Tuesday, November 13 2007
There are over 100,000 cataract cases yet to be treated in Ghana and the number increases by 18,000 a year. The Northern Region alone has a minimum of 10,000 cases and this increases by 1,800 every year.
NATIONAL :
More than 3000 midwives needed
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The incidence of maternal mortality and morbidity is likely to increase in Ghana within the next two to four years, as a bulk of midwives from the various health institutions retire from public service.
NATIONAL :
Ghana may not achieve needed growth
Tuesday, November 13 2007

 Ghana would not be able to achieve the needed economic and developmental growth if she continued to bend the rules to suit people in high offices, Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Chief Executive Officer of Unique Trust Financial Services has declared.  
KADJEBI :
Assembly pays attention to roads.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The Kadjebi District Chief Executive DCE, Mr. Kofi Adjei Ntim, has given the assurance that the assembly would soon rehabilitate a number of roads in the district to facilitate the movement of people and conveyance of foodstuffs to the marketing centres.
NATIONAL :
Employers responsible for growth
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Mr. Kwasi Adu Amankwah, General Secretary of the Ghana Trade Union Congress said, promoting sustainable enterprises depended more on employers and noted that too few people were able to work with others because of lack of trust.
NATIONAL :
President invited to Commonwealth
Tuesday, November 13 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Monday formally received invitation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held in Kampala, Uganda from November 22 to 25, this year.
AMA :
African University day celebrated
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Adow Obeng, stressed the need for greater diversification in higher education to equip individuals with new skills and knowledge in the face of the rapid changing global economy.
KETU :
Boost for vegetable farming
Tuesday, November 13 2007

The Ketu District has a low water basin, hence the district has been  noted for its high irrigation system, thus the cultivation of vegetables including carrot, cabbage, spinach, tomatoes.


(CANTOMENT) AMA :
French Embassy makes changes
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The French Embassy in Ghana said it would on November 15, this year, join the Joint Visa Reception Centre which currently  operates for Germany, Spain and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Junior doctors unfairly treated
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Dr. Francis Adu-Ababio, president of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), said the group considered delay in the payment of salaries to house officers popularly known as junior doctors as worrying and disheartening.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Drivers fight against corruption
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Taxi drivers at Agona Swedru in the Central Region, refused to render their services in protest against police harassment in the district capital.
(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH :
Community raise funds for electrification
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The people of Essam in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, defied a heavy down pour to raise GH¢ 1,500 (15 million cedis) during a harvest, organized in aid of their electrification project.
   
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Minister briefs parliament
Tuesday, November 13 2007
About 100 Community Child Protection teams have been established in the regions nationwide to sensitise the people, especially parents on child rights issues and assist in apprehending offenders.
(AMA) COURTS :
Infant gives evidence.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The evidence of the three-year-old girl who was alleged to have been indecently assaulted by a 57-year-old British national has been taken in camera at the Accra Circuit Court.
(AWOSHIE) GA WEST :
20 million ransom.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
A GH¢2,OOO (¢20 million) reward has been placed on the heads of the killers of the two lovers at Awoshie last Wednesday.
(MAKOLA) AMA :
Traders preparing to go back
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Some of the traders who lost their wares in the fire outbreak at Makola last Friday, have begun clearing the debris in preparation for reconstruction works on their shops and stalls, scheduled to start this week.
(KMA) NPP :
TESCON cries out
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The Tertiary Students Confederacy (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has admonished the Party’s leadership to give it the necessary recognition to enable it to achieve its mission statement.
NATIONAL :
Communities still cry for assistance
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Communities affected by the recent floods have called on government and other donor agencies to support them with more food since the disaster has deprived them of their source of livelihood.
AMA :
First bonuses released
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Industry regulator Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has released GH¢16.035 million as bonus payment to cocoa farmers for the 2006-07 crop year, the company said .
    
TALENSI NABDAM :
Accra Group is wrong-DCE
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Talensi Nabdam, Hon. Sebastian Bisnab has swiftly reacted to the allegations of favouritism leveled against him by the Accra Mining Group, a small scale mining group based in the district.
(SUNYANI) COURTS :
Murderer remanded
Tuesday, November 13 2007
A Magistrate court in Sunyani  remanded into prison custody, a 34 year old farmer at Bechem in the Brong Ahafo region for allegedly severing the head of an eight year old.
    
AMA :
AMA prosecutes aspirants for littering
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Flagbearer aspirants of the New Patriotic Party risk being taken to court for littering the metropolis with their posters.
TAKORADI :
Court remands labourer.
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Yaw Augustine, a labourer, appeared before a Takoradi Circuit Court for allegedly throwing dynamite into a crowd during the celebration of Kundum at Princess Town.
(SEKONDI -TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Ambulance service educates SHSs.
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The Saint Johns Ambulance service has launched a first aid education programme for senior high schools in Sekondi-Takoradi.
(PENKWASI) SUNYANI :
Another fire outbreak
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The Assistant Divisional Officer Francis Gaisie, Deputy Sunyani Municipal Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service, advised the public to refrain from keeping gas cylinders in their bedrooms.
(EFFIA NKWANTA) SAEMA :
Operations return to normal
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Management of Effia-Nkwanta Hospital has resolved the problem that brought about the absence of doctors at the Maternity Ward which paralyzed operations at the ward for almost one week.
(LIBERATION BARRACKS) SUNYANI :
Defence minister visits
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Mr. Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defense, has commended the military for its good and dedicated work towards national security and urged the personnel to keep up the spirit.
GARU-TEMPANE :
Education for governance for people
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with IBIS Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)  organised a day’s forum for the public on governance issues in the Garu-Tempane District.
BOLGATANGA :
Emergency management course underway
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Mr Alhassan Samari, Upper East Regional Minister said the challenges of the past flood disaster in the region called for an effective collaboration between the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and its stakeholders.
BOLGATANGA :
Veterans pay increased
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The Upper East regional branch of the Veterans Association commended the Ministry of Defence for increasing their pension by 50 per cent and improving the conditions of service of the security agencies in the country.
(SAMREBOI) WASSA AMENFI :
One million tonnes by 2010
Wednesday, November 14 2007
One of the major objectives of the government’s mass cocoa spraying exercise and the cocoa high tech programme is to produce one million metric tones of good quality cocoa by the year 2010.
BAWKU :
Hospital celebrates 50 years.
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Major (Rtd) Courage Quashigah (rtd), Minister of Health called on personnel of Bawku Hospital to work towards improving the quality of services they render to their clients.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tickets sell between 5 and GH ¢50
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Capt.  Andy Sam, (rtd) Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations has announced that tickets for this weekend four-nation tournament will sell for between GH ¢5 and GH ¢50.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars play Togo in 4-Nation tourney
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Ghana ‘s Black Stars have been drawn against the Hawks of Togo for this weekend’s four nation tournament slated for the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium.
NATIONAL :
Common colds have the cases of R.D
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Environmental impact of air pollution such as emissions of particulates, gases and radiation generated often as unintended has direct consequences and if not properly checked could become a major challenge to development.
(ABOSSEY OKAI) AMA :
Local businessmen on strike
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Some traders in the capital Accra have shut their shops in protest of what they say is unfair competition from foreign investors in the sector.
(OPEIBEA) AMA :
President involved in an accident
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The President , John Agyekum Kufuors’ convoy has been involved in an accident at Opeibea, near the airport junction, in Accra about two hours ago.
(ABANDZE) MFANTSEMAN :
Community Library inaugurated
Wednesday, November 14 2007
A one hundred and eighty million cedi or 18 million Ghana cedi community library has been inaugurated at Abandze in the Central Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah to unveil clothing range
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah will be the first African player to come out with a clothing range when his brand is launched next week in Accra.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL: Fixtures rolled out for new season
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Defending league champions, Accra Hearts of Oak would be up for a derby against Great Olympics on the opening day of the premiership league which kicks off on December 2.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL: Injury keeps Asare out
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Nana Akwasi Asare has been ruled out of the Zenith Bank 4-Nation International Tournament which kicks off over the weekend as a result of injury.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) FOREIGN :
Ghanaian quartet for world cup qualifier
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Four Ghanaian referees have been named as match officials by FIFA to handle the second leg of the 2010 World Cup Qualifier between Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone on Sunday, November 17.
CASTLE :
PRESIDENT WELL AND FUNCTIONING
Wednesday, November 14 2007
Two different delegations of Chiefs from some traditional areas in Ghana were surprised to see the President John Agyekum Kufuor at the Castle to attend to official duties shortly after news of his accident broke out.
(ATONKOR-BUEM) JASIKAN:
Intervene in Buem chieftaincy dispute
Thursday, November 15 2007
The Coalition For Peace and Development in Buem (COPADIB) has appealed to the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture to assist in the settlement of the chieftaincy dispute involving Nana Aburam Akpandze IV, Omanhene of the Buem Traditional Area and some divisional chiefs.

(AMA) NDC: Vote me president to share gains
Friday, November 16 2007
The Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2008 General Elections, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, on Thursday noted that the sheer number of contestants for the flag bearer position of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is an indication of what he called "the gains" in power.
NATIONAL:
Ghana is ripe for investment
Thursday, November 15 2007
Speakers at a forum on doing business in Ghana are unanimous in their views that the country presents a safe haven for foreign investors but said there are still some few challenges to overcome.
(PRINCESS TOWN) AHANTA WEST:
Two dead
Thursday, November 15 2007
A protracted chieftaincy dispute at Aketekyi, near Princess Town in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region, turned violent Wednesday, leading to the death of two persons, including a sub-chief.
(JAMES TOWN) AMA :
James Town habour sees light
Thursday, November 15 2007
Construction of an ultra modern fishing harbour at James Town beach in Accra would begin by March next year to harness government’s efforts to boost revenue and the fishing industry.
NATIONAL :
Security to be blamed
Thursday, November 15 2007
A security analyst has criticized President Kufuor’s security details over their handling of Wednesday morning’s car accident involving the president’s convoy.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
Five arrested for murder
Thursday, November 15 2007
Five men suspected to be involved in the murder of Mr Rokko Frimpong, the former Deputy Managing Director (Operations) of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), have been arrested.
(AIRPORT) KMA :
Kumasi project on course.
Thursday, November 15 2007
Miss Gloria Akuffo, Minister of State, Aviation Ministry,has inspected progress of work at the Kumasi Airport.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Special audit required.
Thursday, November 15 2007
A special audit required under the Audit Service Act to be undertaken into the operations of beneficiaries of Government.
AMA :
Are Ghanaian children diabetic?
Thursday, November 15 2007
Eighty Percent of diabetic children who visited the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital over the past five years came in very sick conditions due to late detection of the disease, Dr Loma Awo Renner a Paediatrician of the hospital said in Accra.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Be innovative
Thursday, November 15 2007
Dr. Obeng Apori, Medical Director of the Eastern Regional Hospital at Koforidua, has urged Banks and other financial institutions to find innovative ways of recovering loans granted to workers without committing heads of public institutions to the transaction.
NATIONAL :
Businessmen rescued.
Thursday, November 15 2007
Two Ghanaian businessmen who were kidnapped by armed men in Nigeria have been rescued through a collaborative effort between the security forces of Ghana and Nigeria.
BUDGET :
Ghana’s external debt falls
Thursday, November 15 2007

Ghana’s external debt has declined from 120.5 per cent of GDP in 2001 (US$6,325.6 million) to about 17.6 per cent (US$2,637 million) of GDP at the end of September 2007.
KUKURANTUMI(EAST AKYEM) :
GES charges on sex.
Thursday, November 15 2007
Male teachers who engage in sexual relations with female students may find themselves in trouble as the Ghana Education Service charges heads of educational institutions to come down on acts of immorality on campuses.
(BUDGET) :
The Future is bright -Finance minister
Thursday, November 15 2007
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, at the end of presenting Ghana’s 2008 Budget Statement to Parliament  says the future of the country is bright for the young.
(WEIJA) GA WEST :
Weija dam to be protected
Thursday, November 15 2007
The Government has announced plans to deploy security personnel to the Weija Dam site to stop the activities of the illegal stone winners there.
(KASULIYILI) TOLON/KUMBUNGU :
Seven schools recieve support
Thursday, November 15 2007
The Baptist Child Development Project (BCDP) a Tamale based Christian charitable organisation has assisted children in seven schools in Kasuliyili, a farming community in the Tolon/Kumbungu District with educational materials worth about GH¢ 10,000.
(HIGH COURT) AMA :
Four parties charged
Thursday, November 15 2007
The Democratic People’s Party (DPP) has filed a writ at the High Court against two institutions for providing funding for four political parties.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level reduced
Thursday, November 15 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, November 15.
NATIONAL :
Three Ghanaians arrested
Thursday, November 15 2007
Three Ghanaians have been arrested in Iran for illegally carrying heroin weighing 1.762 kilograms in the country, the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) said .
KADJEBI :
Campaign on fruit eating started.
Thursday, November 15 2007
A pilot fruits garden project has taken-off in four schools in the Kadjebi district, aimed at inculcating the habit of the consumption of fruits daily by children.
(NUNGUA) AMA:
Fiancees can’t be nominees for pension benefits
Friday, November 16 2007
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it does not accept organisations, societies and fiancées as nominees to be entitled to social security benefit and asked contributors to take note.
TMA :
Chiefs wish the president well
Friday, November 16 2007
Nii Tetteh Otu II, Kpone Mantse, and Nii Adjei Kraku II, Tema Mantse have wished President John Agyekum Kufuor well for escaping death when his vehicle was involved in an accident on Wednesday in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Treated bed nets for all.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Ghana Health Service has projected that all children and pregnant women will be sleeping under Insecticide Treated Nets by the end of the jubilee year and beyond.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
GH ¢ 4 million to boost tourism
Friday, November 16 2007
The Government, intends to spend GH ¢ 4,043,663 on the development of tourism next year.
(AFLAO) KETU :
18 months baby defiled.
Friday, November 16 2007
A circuit court at Aflao has remanded Agbeko Agbenyenu, a 28-year-old Kente weaver, for allegedly defiling an 18-month-old baby girl.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA:
Citizens offer houses.
Friday, November 16 2007
Citizens of Wamfie, the proposed capital town of the newly created Dormaa-East District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region, have offered their houses for use as temporary offices and residential accommodation for the assembly.
(TWIFO) THLD:
Office equipment for NHIS
Friday, November 16 2007
The Twifo Oil Palm Plantation Limited (TOPP), donated office equipment to the Twifo-Heman-lower-Denkyira District Health Insurance Scheme.
CAPE COAST:
Speaker calls on minister
Friday, November 16 2007
The Speaker of Kenya’s Parliament, Mr Francis Ole-Kaparo, called on Africa’s political leaders to promote and ensure the entrenchment of rule of law, good governance and true democracy in their countries.
(HIGH COURT) AMA :
Legal practitioner testifies.
Friday, November 16 2007
A legal practitioner who witnessed the signing of the sale and charter agreements covering MV Benjamin, the vessel allegedly used in carting the 76 missing parcels of cocaine  has appeared before the Fast Track High Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana is ready for CAN 2008
Friday, November 16 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports has assured of Ghana’s readiness to deliver a fabulous Nations Cup to the rest of the world come next year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
"Gyan could be dangerous”- Siasia
Friday, November 16 2007
Nigeria “Dream Team’s” coach, Sampson Siasia say he aspires to play out Asamoah Gyan when they meet Ghana’s Black Meteors in a crucial Olympic Games Qualifier in Accra on Friday, November 16.
TEMA:
Teachers threaten to close down schools
Friday, November 16 2007
Members of the Tema Council of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have asked the Tema Metropolitan Director of Education, Mrs. Lucy Kwapong to bring to a halt what they describe as her "communist inferior tactics" or risk incurring their wrath.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Teenager assaults woman
Friday, November 16 2007
Kwasi Dogbe, a 19-year-old driver was fined four million cedis by the Asamankese Circuit Court for unlawfully and intentionally causing harm to one Martha Ayasu.
HOHOE:
Drama in court
Friday, November 16 2007
A Hohoe Circuit court has remanded in custody Samuel Ashiadey, a complainant-turned-suspect and his sister for conspiracy and dealing in banned drugs.
NATIONAL:
National security on top.
Friday, November 16 2007
The National Security has assured Ghanaians that it will conduct proper investigations into the circumstances that led to the accident involving in Ghana’s President, John Agyekum Kufuor.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
I will resign-PAC chairman
Friday, November 16 2007
The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC), Samuel Sallas-Mensah, has threatened to resign from his position if the attempts to remote control the activities of the committee were not halted.
NATIONAL :
Another high profile accident.
Friday, November 16 2007
A motor rider in the convoy of President John Agyekum Kufuor is said to have fallen off his bike on Thursday night after slipping on a patch of oily ground.
NATIONAL:
Driver , a drunken driver
Friday, November 16 2007
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police says it is investigating the car accident involving President Kufuor’s convoy on Wednesday morning, November 14, 2007.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Minority comments on budget
Friday, November 16 2007
Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Convention People’s Party (CPP) Presidential aspirant summed the sentiments of the Minority on the 2008 budget when he warned government not to be complacent with the strides chalked in the economic front over the last couple of years.
(PARLIAMENT) :
Heads of parliament speak.
Friday, November 16 2007
Minority Leader, Alban Bagbin, on his part, said the seed capital of 25 million Ghana cedis for the development of the three northern regions was nothing to write home about.
(HO POLY) HO :
Request for a police post.
Friday, November 16 2007
Residents of Wortoe, near the Ho Polytechnic, have called on the Ho Municipal Assembly to as a matter of urgency set up a police post in the community to control activities armed robbers and other criminals in the area.
NATIONAL :
Information ministry to establish PR unit.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Ministry of Information and National Orientation has in collaboration with other MDAs established a joint committee to facilitate the mainstreaming of Strategic Communication (Development Communication) in all their activities.
   
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL: Sportfive to provide feed for Ghana 08
Friday, November 16 2007
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the MTN African Cup of Nations, Ghana 2008, has tasked Sportfive Network, a global broadcasting company based in France to ensure a successful coverage of the 26th MTN African Cup of Nations.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Togolese president meets President Kufuor
Friday, November 16 2007
The Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe arrived in Accra for a day’s official visit during which he is expected to hold bilateral talks with President John Agyekum Kufuor.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level dropped
Friday, November 16 2007
The following is the water level in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Friday, November 16.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to host a conference.
Friday, November 16 2007
More than 150 representatives of National AIDS Commissions and related agencies as well as Persons Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) from across Africa are expected in Accra this month for an International African HIV/AIDS Conference.
FEATURE :
Lipsticks contain lead.
Friday, November 16 2007
Chronic lead exposure can lead to severe neurological problems, particularly in children, including reduced cognitive abilities, irritability, insomnia, headache, lethargy, and hyperactivity.
HO:
Library board boss charges teachers
Friday, November 16 2007
Mr Omari Tenkorang, Acting Director of the Ghana Library Board (GLB) on Thursday appealed to teachers to author "interesting" books on the country’s culture to encourage children to read about their heritage and values.
KMA :
Metropolitan begins campaign.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Kumasi Metropolitan Directorate of Health Services will celebrate its Maternal and Child Health Campaign from November 26 to November 30 this year.
AMA :
National Affairs sents good will messages
Friday, November 16 2007
The Society for National Affairs (SoNA) has sent a message to President John Agyekum Kufuor wishing him well after last Wednesday’s motor accident in Accra.
(SAKUMONO-TEMA) TMA :
Hunt for armed robbers
Friday, November 16 2007
The Tema Police have mounted a hunt for a group of armed robbers who attacked five Chinese, a Pakistani couple and their three children, and several Ghanaians on the Sakumono-Tema road and robbed them of a total of 32,000 dollars, several digital cameras, mobile phones, 10 passports and other valuables.
(GA MASHIE) AMA :
Tourism minister outdoors building.
Friday, November 16 2007
Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations has held that Ga Mashie played a unique role in the political and economic development of the country.
(STREET ACADEMY) AMA :
Academy rehabilitated.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Treasury Department of the High Street Branch of the Barclays Bank Ghana has refurbished the Street Academy School, located in Accra at a cost of GH¢4,000 as part of activities marking its annual "Make a Difference Day" celebrations.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene to be honoured.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will receive an honorary doctorate degree from the Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin city in Nigeria next Tuesday.
(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Cyber fraudster grabbed.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Dansoman police in Accra have arrested Osei Poku Da Costa, 56, who had been described by the police as a leading member of a Cyber fraud syndicate operating in the Greater Accra Region.
FEATURE :
Call to action.
Friday, November 16 2007
Studies have shown that lead levels in children have dropped dramatically in the past 30 years, presumably due to restrictions on lead-based products.
(ASYLUM DOWN) AMA :
Cops left collegue.
Friday, November 16 2007
Three policemen fled for their lives when a man wielding two knives slit the throat of a fourth policeman on Wednesday.
(ANLOGA) KETA :
Curfew extended for another week.
Friday, November 16 2007
The government announced on Friday that the curfew in the Anloga township and its environs has been extended for another seven days with immediate effect.
AMA :
Northern patriots pleased with government.
Friday, November 16 2007
The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) commended the government for coming up of a policy in the 2008 budget to address regional inequalities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Nigeria hold Ghana
Saturday, November 17 2007
The "Dream Team" of Nigeria, on Friday to the dismay of many Ghanaians, held the Black Meteors of Ghana to a tough goaless drawn game at the newly commissioned Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
4 Nations Tourney kicks-off
Saturday, November 17 2007
Ghana host Togo, the United Arab Emirates and Benin in a four-nation football tournament at the newly refurbished Ohene Djan Stadium from today, Saturday, 17th to Wednesday, 21st November, 2007.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Mikel Obi, Anichebe miss Australia tie
Saturday, November 17 2007
Everton striker Victor Anichebe and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Jon Obi have both been confirmed injured for Nigeria’s friendly against Australia.
(OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Pepper growers supported
Monday, November 19 2007
Peasant farmers at Osino have been given farming implements worth 762 million cedis under a programme that promotes private sector-led projects as a key effort in reducing poverty and improving the lives of rural people.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
President appeals to chiefs
Monday, November 19 2007
President John Agyekum Kufour has appealed to traditional rulers to endeavour to arrest the decline in morality and decency among the Ghanaian youth.
(GOMOA OBOKROM) GOMOA:
Bank donates to best teacher
Monday, November 19 2007
The Akyempim Rural Bank has presented a 21-inch Colour Television, assorted books worth 20 million cedis and an unspecified amount to this year’s National Best Teacher, Mrs Faustina Gyaketey, for the honour she had done to the Gomoa District.
TAMALE :
Women urged to opt for engineering
Monday, November 19 2007
Alhaji (Dr) Seidu Peligah, Principal of Tamale Polytechnic has expressed concern about the low enrolment of students, especially women to offer courses in engineering and science in Polytechnics in the country.
BOLGATANGA :
Flood victims still in need
Monday, November 19 2007
Victims of the recent flood disaster in the Upper East Region are still suffering from their loss and the situation is more challenging than it earlier on appeared to be, Mr Alhassan Samari, Regional Minister has said.
BOLGATANGA :
Assemblies, NADMO should collaborate
Monday, November 19 2007
District Chief Executives in the Upper East Region at the weekend called for effective collaboration between Assemblies and the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO).
(ODOBEN) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Senior High School upgraded
Monday, November 19 2007
The Executive Committee of Parent Teacher Association of Odoben Senior High School has donated a 207 Benz Bus, Xerographer Printer and Computer with accessories valued at about 16,050 Ghana cedis to authorities of the school at Odoben.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM
Headmistress worried about youth
Monday, November 19 2007
Madam Rosina Otchere, Headmistress of Topease Junior High Secondary School has expressed concern about moral decadence in the youth and called for concerted efforts by stakeholders in education to instil sound moral values in the youth.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Aged and orphans to be receive allowance
Monday, November 19 2007
The government will as from next month start giving allowances of 80,000 cedis or eight Ghana Cedis to the aged and orphans in the Agona District as part of its poverty reduction efforts, Ms Monica Siaw, District Director of the Department of Social Welfare, has said.
(SPORTS SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana cruises to finals of 4-Nation Tourney
Monday, November 19 2007
Ghana’s Black Stars’ dream of annexing the ultimate in the Zenith Four Nations Tourney was given a huge boost when back to back, Baffour Gyan dug deep into his repertoire of experience to produce a goal that eventually booked them a date with Benin in the grand final.
(GOMOA POTSIN) GOMOA:
Students performance affected
Monday, November 19 2007
Lack of facilities have an adverse effect on the performance of students in the less endowed schools, Professor Kwesi Andam, former Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has stated.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Provide funds for free Hepatitis ’B’ test
Monday, November 19 2007
The Founder and Leader of the Voice of Salvation Ministry, a religious organization with its Headquarters at Winneba Waterworks area in the Central Region, the Reverend Joseph Ephraim Russill Aggrey, has called on the government to provide funds for the anti-Hepatitis ’B’ test for all Ghanaians.
NATIONAL:
President attends thanksgiving mass
Monday, November 19 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor and his wife, Theresa, on Sunday joined hundreds of worshippers at the Christ the King Catholic Parish to give thanks to God for his escape in last Wednesday’s car crash at an intersection on the Airport-37 Road.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
¢328 million spent on malaria in assembly
Monday, November 19 2007
Plan Ghana (PG), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) spent 328 million cedis or 3,280 Ghana Cedis on malaria control in the Awutu-Bawjiase Programme Area last year.
(SPORTS SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stephen Appiah launches Product
Monday, November 19 2007
The Fenerbahce icon is coming out with his clothing range to help expand the activities of his charity for the needy across the African continent.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
Embezzlement at Presec
Monday, November 19 2007
The immediate past Bursar of the Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRSEC), Legon, Mr Gyeni Sampong, has admitted his complicity the embezzlement of over GHc200,000 (2 billion cedis) belonging to the school.
(SPORTS SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Lampard ready to shine
Monday, November 19 2007
Frank Lampard believes he is currently playing at the peak of his powers as he looks to help guide England to Euro 2008.
(SPORTS SOCCER) LOCAL:
Legon Hall win Athletics
Monday, November 19 2007
Legon Hall of University of Ghana retained the Cowbell/TTB Athletics Championship trophy of the University when they scored 123 points to win this year’s event held at the Legon athletics oval on Friday.
(SPORTS SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets in England
Monday, November 19 2007
Members of the junior national team, the Black Starlets, have arrived in London for Tuesday’s international friendly against England’s Under-18 team.
NATIONAL :
DCEs deny reports.
Monday, November 19 2007
Some District Chief Executives whose dismissal was announced  in the media today have surprisingly told ghanadistricts.com that they have no information on their current status.
(DENKYIRA ASIKUMA) UPPER DENKYIRA :
New clinic for district
Monday, November 19 2007
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, inaugurated a GH¢ 25.000.00 (¢250 million) community clinic for the people of Denkyira-Asikuma in the Upper Denkyira district.
(DZORWULU) AMA :
Police kill armed robber.
Monday, November 19 2007
A suspected armed robber died in a shootout between a police patrol team and four armed robbers at the Dzorwulu Junction in Accra in the early hours of yesterday.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
Kloyosikplemi festival observed.
Monday, November 19 2007
The people of Yilo Krobo showcased what defines them as a unique people when they descended on the Akutunya Lorry Park to observe the Ghana@50 edition of their annual Kloyosikplemi festival. 
 
(KWAHU PRASO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Man kills police officer.
Monday, November 19 2007
A 36-year-old policeman who succeeded in preventing a suspect from being lynched, paid with his life when the suspect, alleged to be a wee smoker, butchered him at the Kwahu Praso Police Station in the Eastern Region yesterday.
(LAMBUSSIE) JIRAPA/LAMBUSSIE:
Community express delight.
Monday, November 19 2007
The Chiefs and people of the Lambussie Traditional Area in the Jirapa/Lambussie District have expressed gratitude to President John Agyekum Kufuor and the  government for creating a separate district for them.
CAPE COAST :
Minister appeals to navy
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Twenty-four students of the Senior Division of the Ghana Armed Forces Staff College in Accra have paid a courtesy call on Nana Ato Arthur, the Central Regional Minister, at his office in Cape Coast.
NKORANZA:
Proprietor abhors indecent dressing
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr. Yaw Kwarfo-Apagya, proprietor of Yahweh Shalom Computer and Business College at Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region, has cautioned students against indecent dressing, which he said cast a slur on them as future leaders.
(HIMAN) WASSA WEST:
Galamsey pit claims lives
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Two children, Enoch Mawuta, 7, and Addison Atsu, 10, on Sunday drowned in a galamsey pit filled with water at Himan when they went to bath.
AMA:
Health authorities screen khebab sellers
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Out of 55 Khebab sellers identified in the Accra Metropolis who underwent medical screening to enable them to provide quality and hygienic meat as part of preparations towards CAN 2008 tournament, 22 had Typhoid in their blood samples.
TAMALE :
Airport to be completed soon
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Miss Gloria Akuffo, Minister of State, Aviation Ministry has inspected the progress of work at the Tamale Airport in preparation for the expected influx of visitors to the metropolis for Ghana 2008.
AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
One killed and eight injured in an accident
Tuesday, November 20 2007
One person died on the spot and eight others receiving various degree of injury when a pick-up and tractor they travelling on were involved in a head-on collision near Gomoa Oguaakrom on the Winneba-Agona Swedru road on Sunday.
   
(ENCHI) AOWIN-SUAMAN DISTRICT:
School initiates self-help project
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Brentu Secondary Technical School at Enchi has initiated a self-help boy’s dormitory project as part of efforts to improve on its poor infrastructure.
NKORANZA :
Healthcentre to be rehabilitated
Tuesday, November 20 2007
International Association of Humanitarian Medicine (IAHM), an Italian NGO, is to rehabilitate the Nkoranza Health Centre at the cost of 3,000 Euros.
NKORANZA :
Cashew marketing company needed
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Nana Kwadwo Baafour Osei, a leading cashew farmer in the Nkoranza district, has urged the government to establish a marketing company to enable the crop to have a stable price.
KINTAMPO:
Ensure accident-free Christmas
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr Yak Seidu, Kintampo District branch Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has debunked the perception by many that Christmas is associated with accidents and cautioned drivers to be very careful on the roads to make this year’s yuletide accident-free.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE :
Curb fraud in schools
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Reverend Samuel Afranie Amankwa, Kwabre District Director of Education (GES) has called on heads of schools to help curb fraud in the Service.
(KASOA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Expose ECG tricksters - Official
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr. Daniel T. Mensah, Manager in-charge of the Kasoa District branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana, has cautioned customers in the district and prospective ones to be wary of tricksters extorting monies from members of the public in the name of the company.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor removes DCEs
Tuesday, November 20 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has with immediate effect relieved one Municipal and 12 District Chief Executives of their positions.
KMA :
Twenty assemblies sign MOU.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with 20 Assemblies in renewed efforts to help them eliminate child labour.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
StepApp is born
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The crème de la crème in all sectors of the Ghana’s economy yesterday gathered to witness the birth of SteppApp, a clothing range by the Black Stars’ captain and generalissimo Stephen ‘Tornado’ Appiah, amid pomp and pageantry.
TEMA :
TOR to check harmful emissions
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has installed a Differential Optical Absorption Spectometer (DOAS) system worth about $30,000 to enable it assess the impact of industrial emissions into the atmosphere.
(ODWANA) AMA :
Illegal occupiers to be flushed out
Tuesday, November 20 2007
All persons whose stalls at the Pedestrian Shopping Mall at Odawna have been illegally occupied should personally address their grievances to the city’s Mayor, the Authority has said.
AMA :
Government has no hand in Tata taxi cabs
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Government has no hand in the acquisition of the 100 Tata Indigo taxi cabs parked at the State House, Mr Gideon Amenyedor, Chief Operations Officer, Vanguard Assurance Company Limited has said.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA:
Residents gear up for development
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The people of Dromankese in the Nkoranza North District Of Brong Ahafo have launched a multi-million cedi two-year development programme.
AMA :
Persons who deface the city with posters to be prosecuted
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr Ali Baba Abature, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has asked persons who would want to erect billboards to advertise in the metropolis to seek approval from the Assembly before embarking on such ventures.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Multiwall Golf Tourney opens on Saturday
Tuesday, November 20 2007
About 100 golfers are expected to parade at the Takoradi Golf Course in the Western Region to vie for this year’s Takoradi Open Golf Championship trophy  on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25.
BOLGATANGA:
Butchers appeal for abattoir.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Butchers in Bolgatanga have complained about poor sanitation conditions at the slaughter house, which has been engulfed by filth and flies.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Service postings increase in district
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Five hundred and sixty-six national service personnel were posted to Birim South District Secretariat of Ghana National Service Scheme this year as compared to 168 personnel posted in 2006.
(CHONKE) KRACHI WEST :
Community gives scholarship
Tuesday, November 20 2007
A total of GH¢1,200 from an educational endowment fund  has been spent on three female students - two at Krachi Senior High School and the other at Dambai Teacher Training College.
HO :
New university in the offing.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The National Accreditation Board has granted accreditation for the establishment of Evangelical Presbyterian University with effect from September 1.
    
WA :
Constitution games held.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister, has called on officials of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) to adhere to the principles of impartiality and non-partisanship in the performance of their duties.
(NPP) KRACHI WEST:
Candidate elected.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr Douglas Osei Nti, 35, District Claims Manager of the Mutual Health Insurance scheme has been elected to contest the Krachi West parliamentary seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2008.
(SPORTS - BOXING) LOCAL : Fans thrill to boxing extravaganza
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Veteran Baba Anafo of B.B. Boxing Club used his rich experience to his advantage to overcome Baba Clay of Queen Elizabeth Club in their six-round Light Welterweight professional contest at a boxing extravaganza at the Prempeh Assembly Hall in Kumasi on Sunday.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 20.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Government policy criticised.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Some members of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Fijai Senior High School at Sekondi have criticised the new government policy on the control and use of PTA funds throughout the country.
    
CAPE COAST:
Students in the army call on minister.,
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Twenty-four students of the Senior Division of the Ghana Armed Forces Staff College in Accra paid a courtesy call on Nana Ato Arthur, the Central Regional Minister, at his office in Cape Coast.
FEATURE :
Wedding or funeral.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The silence of one Saturday morning in Peki Avetile was broken as vehicle horns reverberated: Piiiiiii! Piiiiiiii!! Piiiiiiiii!!!
WA :
People want MCE replaced.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Members of Wa Municipal Assembly in Upper West Region appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to appoint a new Municipal Chief Executive to replace Mr Mac Adams Banda who was relieved of his post in January this year.
OBUASI :
Sanitory work to be outsourced.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Obuasi Municipal Assembly (OMA) has entered into an agreement with three private contractors to construct a 28-seater water closet toilet each in three communities.
OBUASI :
Anglogold asked to invest more.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Mr. Joseph Kwadwo Boampong, Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has challenged AngloGold Ashanti to invest more in the infrastructure development of Obuasi.
    
(ASHAIMAN) TEMA :
Residents demonstrate against action.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Some residents of Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region have hit the streets to demonstrate against government’s decsicion to make Adenta the capital of the new Adenta/Ashaiman Municipality.
(UG) GA EAST:
University assisted.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Ghana Reinsurance Company Limited  presented a cheque for 50 million cedis to the University of Ghana Students Financial Aid Fund, established three years ago to assist bright but needy students.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
No cause for alarm.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA),  said the current steady drop of the water level in the Akosombo Dam was a normal operational activity that should not spark any fears.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL :
Tertiary institutions to defer re-opening date
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Tertiary institutions across the country are expected to defer their re-opening dates to make way for visiting fans to use their hostels and halls of residence during the 26th MTN African Cup of Nations.
(AMA):
Court awards cost against Gimpa Rector
Tuesday, November 20 2007
An Accra Fast Track High court on Tuesday awarded cost of two million cedis against Professor Stephen Adei, Rector, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), for failing to file his defence in a suit challenging his professorship title.
(PAGA) KASSENA NANKANA:
Residents of Paga speak
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Chiefs and people of the Paga Traditional Area in Upper East Region have commended the government for creating the Kassena-Nankana West District with its capital at Paga, to facilitate the development of the area.
(CASTLE) AMA :
More show solidarity to President
Wednesday, November 21 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor continue to receive public outpouring of sympathy, solidarity and well-wishes after his escape in the November 14, car crash on the Airport-37 Road in Accra.
TMA :
Ghana to enjoy natural gas from December 23
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Natural Gas is expected to start flowing through the West Africa Gas pipeline project from Nigeria to Ghana from December 23 this year.
(PAGA) KASSENA NANKANA :
Sumbrungu Airstrip to be developed
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Aviation Ministry is to form a technical committee to examine the Sumbrungu Airstrip near Bolgatanga, to determine whether it would be suitable for development into an Airport, Ms Gloria Afua Akuffo, Minister of Aviation has announced.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Municipal drags 42 to court
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has dragged forty-two individuals and corporate entities before a Magistrates’ court in a bid to claim over GH¢50,000 in property rates.
SUNYANI :
Ghanaian nominated for honours
Wednesday, November 21 2007
A prominent Ghanaian road construction company, J. Adom Limited, has been nominated for honours in the annual Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) scheduled for June 22, in Ottawa, Canada, next year.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Hospitality industry prepares for Ghana 2008
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Ghana Tourist Board (GTB), as part of preparation towards the African Cup of Nations tournament, is embarking on an exercise to check hygienic and security conditions at all hospitality facilities along the Accra-Kumasi route.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Historic TV production for Ghana 2008
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Over four billion football fans across the globe are expected to watch the Ghana 2008 African Cup of Nations live on television.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MPs call for end to Anlo curfew
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Government  has announced that the curfew on Anlo, from 2000 hours to 0500 hours was still in force.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goodwill message from the President
Wednesday, November 21 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday sent a goodwill message to the senior national football team, the Black Stars as they prepare to meet their Benin counterparts in the finals of the Zenith Four-nation football tournament.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
DCE appeals for more CFL bulbs
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Kwahu South District Assembly have distributed 7,500 pieces of Compact Florence Light (CFL) energy saving bulbs to eight out of the seventeen communities in the district with electricity.
NATIONAL :
Transport fares increase
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has approved new road transport fares with effect from Tuesday, November 20 2007.
NATIONAL :
CEPS appeals for public co-operation
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has appealed to the general public to assist it to bring to book importers who evade taxes on their goods.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
2010 World Cup costs skyrocket
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The price of staging the 2010 World Cup in South Africa could cost 20% more than originally estimated.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Residents urged to pay taxes
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Hon. Eric Busby Quartey-Papafio, District Chief Executive for Ga West District has called on all companies, property and shop owners operating in the area to immediately honour their tax obligations to avoid any sanctions from the Assembly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Vogts searching for midfielders
Wednesday, November 21 2007
With the Nations Cup finals just two months away, Nigeria coach Berti Vogts is still looking for the right midfield combination.
SUNYANI :
Public adviced to know their HIV/AIDS status
Wednesday, November 21 2007
A retired public health nurse has urged the general public to undergo HIV/AIDS test to know their status.
KMA :
Orphans receive support
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Master Leonard Lewis, a 15-year-old Ghanaian student based in London, has donated cash GH¢480 to the Kumasi Children’s Home for the upkeep of the inmates.
(ABESIM) SUNYANI :
Police officer wounded
Wednesday, November 21 2007
A suspected wee addict, at the weekend slashed the forehead of a police general sergeant with a sharp cutlass, when he and a colleague attempted to arrest two suspects at Abesim near Sunyani in Brong Ahafo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
The road to Euro ’08, Last lap
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The long and winding road to Austria and Switzerland is nearing an end, with the Euro 2008 hopes and dreams of several nations still in the balance.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Tevez off as Argentina lose
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Carlos Tevez was sent-off as Argentina suffered their first defeat of the World Cup qualifying campaign as Colombia came from a goal down to record a 2-1 victory.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wenger slams Ivory Coast
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists he will not attempt to approach the ’stubborn’ Ivory Coast management over the release of Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Eboue for January’s African Cup of Nations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Nigeria, South Africa earn wins
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Nigeria completed their series of international friendlies with a win over Switzerland on Tuesday.
NATIONAL :
Elimination issues brewing
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The Statesman newspaper says the Energy Minister, Joseph Kofi Adda may have been relieved of his ministerial portfolio.
NATIONAL :
British girls found guilty.
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The two British teenage girls arrested at the Kotoka International Airport on July 2, 2007 for possessing narcotic drugs concealed in laptop bags have been found guilty on both counts of attempted drug trafficking and possessing narcotic drugs without lawful authority.
(KNUST) NPP :
Spell the ABC.
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Members of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of New Patriotic Party (NPP) have appealed to the National Executive Committee to come out with guidelines to elect delegates to the national delegates congress scheduled for December 22.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level at Akosombo dam
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 21.
 
BOSUMTWE ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
GHC 1.7 million goes into development.
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Government has spent about 1.7 million Ghana cedis on educational infrastructure in Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwnoma District.    
(ADOAGYIRI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Town in rampage
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Some angry youth went on a shooting spree over a chieftaincy dispute at Adoagyiri, near Nsawam in the Akuapem South district of the Eastern region, last Sunday, November 18, 2007, hitting and almost killing two persons.
(JEJETI) KWAHU WEST :
More attacks.
Wednesday, November 21 2007
In another development, two days after the brutal murder of Police Lance Corporal Hamid Sumaila at the Kwahu Praso Police Station by a wee smoker, another suspected wee smoker, George Kwadwo Nyamekye, 28, unemployed, has attacked and badly injured two traders at Jejeti in the Kwahu West district of the Eastern region with a cutlass and stick.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Municipal deals with 42.
Wednesday, November 21 2007
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has dragged forty-two individuals and corporate entities before a Magistrates’ court in a bid to claim over GH¢50,000 in property rates.
TAMALE :
Contribute to Northern Development Fund
Thursday, November 22 2007
Ghana’s development partners have been urged to contribute to the Northern Development Fund, recently established by government, to help bridge the development gap between Southern and Northern Ghana.
   
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
More support flood victims
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Dormaa District Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), have received relief items for distribution to flood victims in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions.
AMA :
We are ready for Ghana 2008- Airline company declares
Thursday, November 22 2007
Mrs. Esi Annor Sackey, Managing Director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited(GACL), says the company is well prepared for the African Cup of Nations Tournament which is to be hosted in the country early next year.
AMA :
Journalists schooled on Avian Influenza
Thursday, November 22 2007
The practice of women serving their families with fresh chicken soup and sauce, is gradually been eroded with the influx of cheap imported poultry parts, Dr George Opoku-Pare, Deputy Director and Head of the Accra Central Veterinary Laboratory has said.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Government committed to revamping businesses - Minister
Thursday, November 22 2007
Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and President’s Special Initiative (PSI), has reiterated the NPP government’s commitment to revamping small and medium scale businesses to become responsive to Ghana’s quest to gain a middle-level income status.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA:
Residents advised not to sell bulbs
Thursday, November 22 2007
The distribution of energy saving bulbs to the various communities in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District has been completed.
TAMALE :
Assemblies urged to support flood victims
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Centre for Human Rights Education and Advocacy (CHREA), a Tamale-based human rights advocacy NGO, has urged district assemblies, particularly those in the three northern regions, to use all available resources to help victims of the recent floods.
CAPE COAST :
Carcasses of livestock to be siezed
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Environmental Health Unit of the Cape Coast Municipal Assembly (CCMA) has put in place measures to seize and destroy carcasses of livestock slaughtered at the abattoir without due supervision by the unit and the veterinary services.
(AYIREBI) BIRIM SOUTH :
Cocoa farmers demand bonuses
Thursday, November 22 2007
A section of cocoa farmers at Ayirebi in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, are demanding bonuses due them for the 2005/06 main cocoa season.
NKWANTA:
Sight for 43 persons restored
Thursday, November 22 2007
A total of 43 persons in the Nkwanta District have had their eyesight restored through surgical operations at the Nkwanta District Hospital.
(DZODZE) KETU:
Residents express gratitude
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Dzodze Social and Cultural Union (DSCU), have commended President John Agyekum Kufuor for creating the Ketu North District with its capital at Dzodze.
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA:
Street children on the increase
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Chairman of the Fa Wo Ho Bo Yesu, a Welfare Group at Kasoa, Mr. Osei Kofi ,  has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancy cases involved children under age in the area.
SUNYANI :
Students fined GH¢600
Thursday, November 22 2007
A Sunyani Magistrate’s court has fined two students to a tune of GH¢300  each for examination malpractices.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL :
Stars prove resilience
Thursday, November 22 2007
Manuel Junior Agogo had to play above himself to save the stars from near humiliation in the hands of the Squirrels of Benin who almost succeeded in nibbling away the hopes of the Black Stars of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"I lack conditioning" - Appiah
Thursday, November 22 2007
Ghana’s Black Stars skipper, Stephen Appiah has attributed his struggling form to lack of conditioning.
KADJEBI :
Contractors allegedly abandon road projects
Thursday, November 22 2007
Work on the rehabilitation of some roads in the Volta Region have been stalled for alleged non-payment of work done to contractors.
(AKIM SWEDRU) COURTS:
Mason remanded
Thursday, November 22 2007
An Akim Swedru Circuit Court has remanded Kwasi Tamakloe, a mason in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old pupil.
SUNYANI :
Metro mass buses prevented for operating
Thursday, November 22 2007
Staff of Sunyani Municipal Assembly on Tuesday used cement blocks and other heavy materials to barricade the main entrance to the Civic Centre in Sunyani to prevent management of Metro Mass Transport (MMT) from operating.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
F.A examine England failure
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Football Association have sacked Steve McClaren and promised to conduct a ’root and branch’ examination into England’s failure to qualify for Euro 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Mourinho odds on for England
Thursday, November 22 2007
Jose Mourinho and Martin O’Neill have emerged as frontrunners to succeed Steve McClaren.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
NIIT Challenge Cup
Thursday, November 22 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak, Liberty Professionals and Kpando Heart of Lions would engage in a special tournament dubbed the "NIIT Special Invitational Challenge Cup".
NATIONAL :
Action is illegal.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Water Resources Commission (WRC) said water drillers awarded contracts to undertake any drilling without appropriate licence was an offence punishable by law.
HO :
Jarvenpaa municipal in Ho.
Thursday, November 22 2007
A seven-member delegation from the Jarvenpaa Municipality in Finland has paid a five-day visit to the Ho Municipal Assembly.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Thursday, November 22 2007
Following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, November 22.
(HOHOE SOUTH) HOHOE :
Telecommunication to be improved.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Ghana Telecom will extend its mobile communication network and other facilities such as Internet to the Hohoe South constituency by next year.
    
HO :
Police worried about cases.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Assistant Superintendent of Police Rita Narh, Volta Regional Coordinator of Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of Ghana Police Service  expressed concern about the upsurge of juvenile offenses within Ho Municipality.
    
(TMA) COURT :
Two remanded.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Tema Circuit Court ’A’ remanded Samuel Okoe, a student and Micheal Tetteh, a fisherman, both 16 years to the Bolster Institute for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl.  
    
(NDC) AMA :
We are taking 80 per cent of seats.
Thursday, November 22 2007
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) said its Greater Accra Regional campaign team has marshaled an electoral strategy to win not less than 80 per cent of parliamentary seats.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
More donations.
Thursday, November 22 2007
The Dormaa District Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), received relief items for distribution to flood victims in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions.
NATIONAL :
President goes to Kampala.
Thursday, November 22 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra morning for Kampala, Uganda to participate in this year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) schedule for November 23-25.
    
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Minister defends statement
Thursday, November 22 2007
Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, has explained that the proposal in the 2008 Budget Statement, which slapped excise duty on airtime on mobile phone calls, would rather reduce the cost of making calls.
HO :
Regions road projects slacking.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Pace of work on a number of road projects in the Hohoe, Jasikan and Kadjebi districts of the Volta region has slowed down with some at a standstill.
    
NATIONAL :
100,000 illicit small arms in circulation
Friday, November 23 2007
In the wake of recent increase in armed robbery and killings, Mr Frank Adu-Poku, Director General of Criminal Investigation Department of Ghana Police Service, has said that there were about 100,000 illicit small arms in circulation in the country.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI / ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
Man kills two children
Thursday, November 22 2007
Bibiani police have arrested a 38-year-old man who allegedly clubbed two children to death at Hwenampori, near Bibiani in the Western Region on November 10, this year.
    
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
"HWE YIE" Be careful.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Ms Rose A. Boateng, Acting Principal of Akyem Oda Community Health Nursing Training School (CHNTS) called for a new approach in HIV/AIDS awareness campaign to focus on programmes that could change social behaviours that increased the risk of HIV infection.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Hospital to sponsor students.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Management of Presbyterian Hospital at Dormaa Ahenkro in Brong Ahafo Region has decided to sponsor qualified senior high school students in Dormaa District to pursue nursing training from the 2008/2009 academic year.
(AMA) COURT :
Girl had been penetrated.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Colonel Dr. Chris Kwesi Agbeka, a gynaecologist at the 37 Military Hospital confirmed at an Accra circuit court that the hymen of the three-year old girl (PW2) who was allegedly defiled by
a British national had been broken.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF : Atlas Lions beat Terranga Lions
Thursday, November 22 2007
Morocco displayed their Nations Cup potential when thumping Senegal 3-0 in an international friendly in Paris on Wednesday.
AMA :
Transportation is at our heart-minister.
Thursday, November 22 2007
Mr. Godfrey Bayon Tangu, Minister of State In-Charge of Transportation, reiterated government’s commitment to promote and enhance the operations of commercial transport as a means of increasing productivity and reduce the high incidence of road crashes.
BOLGATANGA :
Join hands to fight malaria
Friday, November 23 2007
The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged health personnel and other stakeholders to collaborate efforts to fight against malaria in the country.
CAPE COAST :
Ensure success of education reform
Friday, November 23 2007
Professor James Adu Opare, Dean of the faculty of Education, University of Cape Coast (UCC) has called on district assemblies, School Management Committees and Parent Teacher Association to continue to use their platforms to educate the public on the New Education Reforms to ensure its acceptance and success.
AMA :
Comprehensive fundraising strategies needed
Friday, November 23 2007
The Northern Development Forum (NDF), a non-governmental organization, has called on the government to initiate a comprehensive fund-raising effort to tackle the poverty in the three Northern regions.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Relocate lorry stations
Friday, November 23 2007
Participants at a meeting to find solution to the congestion of the Mankessim central business district have urged the Mfantseman District Assembly to relocate some of the lorry stations from the main station to other parts of the Township.
TAMALE :
Health Directors told to exhibit leadership skills
Friday, November 23 2007
Dr. Kyei Faried, Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has urged Health Directors to exhibit leadership skills in the health sector to help tackle health issues confronting the nation more effectively.
(LABOANO) NKWANTA :
Seven people die from snakebite
Friday, November 23 2007
Seven out of eight people bitten by snakes in Laboano died because there were no vehicles to rush them to hospital, Mr Stephen Golu, Former Assemblyman for Abrubruwa Electoral Area in the Nkwanta District, has said.
KUMASI :
¢15 million more for flood victims
Friday, November 23 2007
The Zakat Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Chicago, USA has donated relief items worth GH¢1,500 (¢15million) to the flood victims in the three Northern Regions.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level at Akosombo Dam
Friday, November 23 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL :
Mixed reactions after Stars’ victory
Friday, November 23 2007
A number of football fans in the Kumasi Metropolis have expressed mixed reactions following the Black Stars’ 4-2 victory over the Squirrels of Benin in the final match of the Zenith Four Nation tournament which ended at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra on Wednesday.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Comport yourselves during elections
Friday, November 23 2007
Mr Anthony Evans Amoah, Western Regional Minister, has called on the people to comport themselves during electioneering campaigns to enable business activities to take place peacefully.
TAMALE :
Let’s draw common policies- Bishop
Friday, November 23 2007
The Most Reverend Gregory Ebo Kpiebaya, the Catholic Archbishop of Tamale, has advised Catholic Churches in the country to draw up common policies that would benefit the people and bring more souls to the Church.
NATIONAL :
Northern and Western receive more donations
Friday, November 23 2007
Donations to flood victims in the three Northern Regions and the Western Region received a boost in Accra when six organizations presented cash and items through the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO).
(SPORTS - SOCCER) UEFA :
Mac shoulders England flop
Friday, November 23 2007
Sacked England coach Steve McClaren has shouldered full responsibility for the team’s failure to qualify for Euro 2008.
NATIONAL :
Ghana’s forest dwindling at an alarming rate
Friday, November 23 2007
Ghana’s forest cover of about 8 million hectares at the time of the country’s independence had dwindled to less than 2 million hectares. Meanwhile over-logging by illegal chain-saw operators and timber contractors had compounded the problem.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) UEFA :
World Cup 2010 Draw
Friday, November 23 2007
A total of 170 countries will go into Sunday’s draw for the 2010 World Cup preliminary competition being held in Durban.
Saturday, November 24 2007
(WEIJA) GA WEST:
War on intruders.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Bulldozers, cranes, as well as a combined force of military and police personnel, are on stand-by for a special operation early next week to demolish illegal structures and flush out land guards and stone winners around the Weija Dam.
GARU- TEMPANE:
Relief comes to district.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Barclays Bank has pledged  to assist the newly created Garu-Tempane District Assembly in the Upper East Region with an mount of 75,000 dollars to repair at a least a damaged bridge caused by the recent flood in the area.
BOLGATANGA :
Red Cross on course.
Saturday, November 24 2007
The Ghana Red Cross have distributed some relief items to the flood victims in the Upper East Region.
    
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Civic education training underway.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Mr Lary Bimi, Chairman of the National Commission For Civic Education (NCCE), has said democracy was about quality citizenship and not about elections.
BOLGATANGA :
RCC urged not to discriminate against PLWA.
Saturday, November 24 2007
The Action Director of Diocesan Development organisation (DDO) of the Navrongo Bolgatanga Dioceses, Mr. Joseph Ayimbila, urged the Upper Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to ensure that relief items brought to the Region also reached People Living With AIDS (PLWA).
    
SAEMA :
Minister appeals to media.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Mr. Kwesi Blay, Deputy Western Regional Minister, has appealed to the media to support the fight against HIV/AIDS.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Can this also be a killer?
Saturday, November 24 2007
Mrs Olivia Opoku Adoma, Western Regional Monitoring and Evaluation on HIV/AIDS, said the misappropriation of funds by some non-governmental and community based organisations (NGO/CBO) was affecting the programme to curb the spread of the virus.
     
(SUPREME COURT) AMA :
Hear what the CJ has to say.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Chief Justice, Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood, today directed that the Court Process Scheme (CPS) should be extended to circuit and district courts across the country.
(NIMA-MAMOBI) AMA :
Resident receive AMA with excitement.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Residents of Nima, Mamobi and surrounding areas today received officials from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) with glee as the officials moved from house to house to replace onion bulbs with CFL energy savings ones.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
Family demand answers.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Relatives of the late Mr Saviour Gidiglo have appealed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), to institute an independent autopsy on the body of their son who allegedly died in the Ashaiman Police Cells last Monday.
(BUNKPRUGU) BUNKPRUGU-YUNYOO :
Minister sends out warning signals.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, has issued a stern warning that the security agencies would deal ruthlessly with any groups or individuals who would try to disturb the peace in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District.
    
(BINDE) BUNKPRUGU-YUNYOO :
Four excape near death
Saturday, November 24 2007
Four journalists in the Northern Region nearly met their untimely death when the vehicle in which they traveling run into a deep ditch near Binde in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District.
NATIONAL :
Water management system in 2008.
Saturday, November 24 2007
A Water Management Initiative to enable small-scale farmers in Africa to produce the maximum yield from the least availably water supply and provide low cost and efficient water management systems would be launched in 2008.
(TOR) TMA :
TOR undertakes rigid exercise.
Saturday, November 24 2007
The management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) in collaboration with the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has embarked on an exercise to demolish all illegal structures across the street in front of TOR as they posed a threat to the facility.
  
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JAUBEN :
Dont use the pen to fight.
Saturday, November 24 2007
Mr Felix Fobih, a trainer of Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), has advised journalists to desist from publishing stories to settle scores or take bribes to kill stories at the expense of victims of human rights abuses.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Street Sports Assiciation launched
Sunday, November 25 2007

Ex National Super-Star, Mohammed “the Dribbling Magician” Polo has charged sports authorities in the country to vigorously pursue the objective of unearthing talents from the grassroots.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
LOC confirms prices for CAN ’08 tickets
Sunday, November 25 2007

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of Ghana 2008, has released gate fees for the matches to be played during the 26th MTN CAN 2008 football tournament at all the four venues.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
LOC warns corporate bodies against ambush marketing
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations has warned corporate institutions against the adoption of ambush marketing strategies in their quest to profit from the three-week long event.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Premier League round-up
Sunday, November 25 2007

Gary Megson claimed his first win as Bolton Wanderers manager with victory over Manchester United, Arsenal left it late to beat Wigan Athletic and Everton smashed seven past Sunderland.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Eto’o face of 2010 World Cup
Sunday, November 25 2007

Barcelona star Samuel Eto’o was unveiled on Friday as the face of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. 

WA EAST:
The fate of the last quater meeting.
Sunday, November 25 2007
The 3rd ordinary meeting of the Wa East District Assembly was cancelled following a motion raised by some members that the session was not properly convened.
(FAWOADE) KWABRE :
Pay wards fees-minister
Sunday, November 25 2007
Simms Senior High and Commercial College has celebrated its 30th Anniversary and First Speech and Prize-Giving Day at Fawoade near Mamponteng in the Kwabre District.
(ACCRANORTH) AMA :
Serve in dignity
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Calvary Methodist Church Choir of the Accra North Circuit, on Sunday celebrated its 70 years anniversary with a call on the choristers to serve in dignity and impact positively to the world in word, thought and deed.
    
(C.POLY) CAPE COAST :
MP appeals for votes.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, Member of Parliament for Assin South, urged Ghanaians to show appreciation for the good works of government under the leadership of President Kufuor and retain the party in power in the 2008 general election.
    
(BUNKPRURUGU) BUNKPRUGU/YUNYOO :
10,000 persons displaced.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Over 455 houses were burnt with 10,000 people displaced in thirteen communities during the recent conflict between Konkombas and Bimobas in the Bunkpurugu/ Yunyoo district.
(SAVELUGU) SAVELUGU NANTON:
What’s in for 3500 children?
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), an international NGO based in Tamale has provided sanitation equipment and first aid boxes with medicine worth GH¢ 2500 (25 million cedis) to communities.
(SEPE TIMPOM) KMA :
Alternative medicine reaches another level
Sunday, November 25 2007
A GH¢50,000 cedis Herbal Treatment Centre, constructed by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission at Sepe Timpom.
NATIONAL :
Accra plays host to another international conference
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) is to host the founding congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-AFRICA), an African Regional Organisation in Accra from November 27 to 29, 2007.
PAPA OWUSU ANKOMAH :
Select a winner.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Mr Isaac Atasige, a member of the Northern Region campaign team of Papa Owusu-Ankomah, an aspirant for the NPP presidential slot has appealed to delegates to vote for a winsome leader who would be able to iron out differences in the party.
(FIAPRE) NEW JUABEN:
29 graduate from new university.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Twenty nine (29) students who undertook four-year degree courses in various disciplines at the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG), Fiapre near Sunyani have graduated at a ceremony which also marks the second congregation of the University.
(NPP) CAPE COAST :
Mammoth rally to test the water.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Thousands of supporters and party functionaries of the New Patriotic Party on Saturday thronged the Victoria Park in Cape Coast to participate in a mammoth rally organized by the Central Regional branch of the NPP.
(COMM 7 ) TMA :
Students advised against same sex relationships
Sunday, November 25 2007
Students have been advised to discard the notion that engaging in unnatural sex prevents the contraction of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) especially Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as it was not true.
(KATH) KMA :
Training for professional photographers.
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Department of Communication and Design of the College of Art and Social Sciences (CASS) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), would in  January next year organise a refresher course for professional photographers in the Ashanti Region.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTEMAN :
Citizens make passionate appeal.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Participants at a meeting to find solution to the congestion of the Mankessim central business area have urged the Mfantseman District Assembly to relocate some of the lorry stations from the main station to other parts of the town to bring sanity in the area.
AMA :
Fundraising for 27.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Orphanage International Ministry, a Non governmental organisation organised a fundraising ceremony towards christmas celebrations for its 27 associate members nationwide.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Minister emphasise on quality education
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, said that without quality education for the youth, the nation’s aim to move to a middle-income level by 2015 would be a mirage.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
PBC honours farmers.
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Produce Buying Company (PBC) would, from the 2008/2009 main crop year, sponsor the drilling bore holes fitted with hand pumps in distressed catchments areas through the country.
(TAPA ABOTOASE) JASIKAN :
Documentation more relevant in modern Ghanaian culture.
Sunday, November 25 2007
Mr Sampson Kweku Boafo, Minister of State at the Chieftaincy and Culture Ministry, has appealed to chiefs and traditional councils to document heirs to thrones, codify customary laws and usage practices and submit them to the ministry for validation.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Pay appropiate compensation
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Omanhene of Kwahu Traditional Area, Daasebre Akuamoah Boateng II, has called on the government to pay compensation to chiefs and other landowners for land acquired for public projects.
NATIONAL :
Police focus on schools.
Sunday, November 25 2007
The Police Administration has announced a new scheme that targets young people in schools and colleges as part of efforts to combat crime.
TMA
Residents urged to support assembly
Monday, November 26 2007
Mr David Quaye Annang, the Chief Executive of  Tema Metropolitan Assembly, has called on the residents to change their apathetic attitude and support the assembly towards the development of the area.
   
NATIONAL :
War against child labour intensifies
Monday, November 26 2007
The Danish Embassy in Ghana has provided cash, inputs and equipment worth 12,000 dollars to people in communities in 11 cocoa growing districts in the country to help fight against child labour.
    
NKORANZA :
Omanhene commends government
Monday, November 26 2007
Okatakyie Agyeman Kudom 1V, Omanhene of Nkoranza Traditional Area, has commended government for creating Nkoranza North District with Busunya as its capital, saying it would enhance development in the traditional area.
(ASSIN AKROPONG) ASSIN NORTH :
Rural bank makes excellent performance
Monday, November 26 2007
The Akoti Rural Bank at Assin Akropong made a profit of 850.25 million cedis in 2006 against 383.75 million cedis in 2005.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Ghana can shock the world
Monday, November 26 2007
Ex-Ghana International and former captain of the Black Stars, Abedi Ayew Pele has said, the moment has arrived for an African nation to shock the world.
WA :
CEPS hits 50 per cent of its revenue target
Monday, November 26 2007
Wa collection point of the Ghana Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has, from January to September, collected 1.7 billion, representing 50 per cent of its targeted revenue of 3.4 billion cedis.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
No shoddy road work- Minister
Monday, November 26 2007
The Minister of State at the Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Godfrey Bayoun has inspected some roads under construction in the New Juaben Municipality and the Kwahu West District.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE :
SMCs/PTA urged to support students
Monday, November 26 2007
Reverend Samuel Affainie Amankwa, Kwabre District Director of Education has called on members of School Management Committees (SMCs) and Parent Teacher Associations to show more commitment in their activities to ensure teachers improve their performance to support students to be successful in examinations.
SUNYANI
APRM Oversight Committee inaugurated
Monday, November 26 2007
A nine-member African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Oversight Committee charged to oversee the implementation of the APRM process in Sunyani Municipality has been inaugurated in Sunyani.
(HARBOUR) TMA :
Wee smuggler’s attempt foiled
Monday, November 26 2007
Awudu Adams, a 22-year-old unemployed who attempted passing seven wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp and 10 sticks of Rothmans cigarettes to suspects on remand at the Tema Habour Police station has been arrested.
HO :
Enforce laws on child labour -CHRAJ
Monday, November 26 2007
The Volta Regional Directorate of the   Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), in collaboration with NGOs, called for the implementation of laws to curtail child labour in the country.
TMA:
GEPC officials visit companies
Monday, November 26 2007
Officials of the Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) have paid a working visit to two of its 2006 award winning companies in Tema to assess their operations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Drama unfolds as Liberty lifts trophy
Monday, November 26 2007
The maiden edition of the NIIT Challenge Cup ended in a fascinating style as Dansomam-based Liberty Professionals robbs Accra Hearts of Oak off a glaring giant trophy to clinch the ultimate.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Ghana falls in Group 5
Monday, November 26 2007
Ghana have been drawn in Group 5 for the preliminary qualifiers of the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.
OBUASI :
Five missing, two injured in Obuasi
Monday, November 26 2007
Recurrent skirmishes between small-scale local miners (galamseyers) in Obuasi and the mining giant, AngloGold Ashanti, have turned violent again.
(SOUTH SUNTRESO) KMA:
Gruesome murder
Monday, November 26 2007
Four unidentified men, armed with axes and machetes, broke into the room of a 26-year-old goldsmith on Saturday night and brutally murdered him at South Suntreso, a suburb of Kumasi.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari helps Pourtsmouth win
Monday, November 26 2007
Birmingham caretaker boss Eric Black’s first game in charge ended in a defeat to high-flying Portsmouth.
(TEPA-ABOTOASE) JASIKAN:
Tepa-Abotoase chief appeals for water
Monday, November 26 2007
Mr Sampson Kweku Boafo, Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture has appealed to chiefs and elders to resort to the use of diplomacy and tact to resolve all conflicts pertaining to land.
(KNUST) KMA:
Barclays supports KNUST needy students
Monday, November 26 2007
Barclays Bank of Ghana has presented a cheque for GH¢ 2,000 (¢20 million) to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as the last tranche of a GH¢10,000 (¢100 million) fund it instituted about five years ago for its needy students.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Natural resources not panacea to poverty reduction
Monday, November 26 2007
A lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has said the amount natural resources that the continent has is not enough to deliver its people out of poverty, diseases and ignorance.
(APASARE) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Palm Oil price hits record high
Monday, November 26 2007
The price of palm oil hit a record high of 70,000 cedis per a gallon at the Apasare Palm Oil Cottage factory, near Adawso in the Akuapem North District at the weekend.
WA : Civil servants for local government services
Monday, November 26 2007
About 33,000 civil servants are to be transferred to the new Local Government Service that President John Agyekum Kufuor would launch next month as part of the on-going reforms of the country’s public service.
(PETEPOM) WASSA WEST :
Mining company educates residents on cyanide
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The management of Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Limited (GSBPL) has organised a day’s workshop on Sodium Cyanide management and emergency response for chiefs, elders, opinion leaders and assembly members drawn from communities along cyanide transport route at Petepom near Bogoso in the Western Region.
AMA :
Igonrance, illiteracy and poverty killing women
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Dr (Mrs) Beatrice Wiafe-Addai, Specialist in Breast  Pathology has observed that increase in breast cancer occurrence among women in the country was due to ignorance, illiteracy and poverty.
WA :
Civil servants transferred to local government
Tuesday, November 27 2007
About 33,000 civil servants are to be transferred to the new Local Government Service which would launched next month.
KMA:
Drivers lambasted
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, has taken a swipe at some Ghanaian drivers for their disrespect for motor traffic regulations.
     
SAEMA :
Sachet water producers say no to levies
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Sachet water producers in Sekondi, Takoradi and Agona Nkwanta said they would resist the imposition of any ’unfair’ levies by their assemblies.
 
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Police swoop at Sekondi-Takoradi
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Police on Sunday arrested nine suspected criminals in a swoops at the dens of criminals in Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis as part of measures to make the area safe for Ghana 2008, Christmas and New Year.
KMA :
Quit smoking and alcoholism
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Mr Kwame Boafo, a legal practitioner, has warned the youth to stay away from alcohol and smoking to enable them to stay healthy.
TAMALE :
Muslim community gives to flood victims
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Anbariyya Sunni Community in Tamale have donated relief items valued at over 44.2 million cedis to the victims of the recent floods that devastated parts of the Northern Region.
TAMALE
Involve Heads of schools in educational reforms
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Mr. Bolina Saaka, National President of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), has appealed to the government to always invite representation from heads of schools into committees entrusted with education reforms in the country.
GA WEST :
Illegal structures to be raised down
Tuesday, November 27 2007
A combined team of officials from the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), National Security and the Ga West District Assembly have marked about 2,000 structures illegally sited in the Weija Dam area for demolition.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL :
LOC signs MOU with AMA
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 26th MTN Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) as part of its efforts to host a successful tourney.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Don’t misconstrue cultural practices
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Mr Francis Kingsley Obeng, Eastern Regional Director of the Centre For National Culture (CNC), has urged Ghanaians not to associate the country’s rich culture with juju, witchcraft, ritual murder, idol-worship and obsolete customary practices or only as drumming and dancing.
TMA :
Sugar refinery to be built
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LD Commodities), commodity merchants and processors of agricultural products, will build a 60 million-dollar sugar refinery in Tema.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) UEFA :
Choose an English coach - Platini
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Uefa president Michel Platini believes the Football Association should appoint an Englishman as successor to sacked national team coach Steve McClaren.
(SPORTS - BOXING) LOCAL :
Addy and Nettey for Inter-Continental title
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Lante Addy of the Attoh Quarshie Boxing Gym would on December 26 take on Isaac Nettey for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Inter-Continental Bantamweight Championship.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL :
LOC warns Ecobank
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations has asked ECOBANK Ghana Limited to withdraw within seven clear days all print and radio advertisements as well as all unofficial linkages with the tournament or risk facing legal actions.
TAMALE :
Pregnant women urged to protect themselves
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Madam Georgina Amidu, a Programmes Communications Officer of UNICEF in the Northern Region has urged pregnant women especially those in the rural communities to sleep under insecticide treated mosquito nets for protection against malaria.
(HO) DFP :
Political gimmick- DFP leader
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) accusation of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of corruption, especially about the findings of the Public Accounts Committee and the Auditor-General’s report is "a political gimmick" Dr. Obed Asamoah, Founder of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has said.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
NORPREP trains personnel.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
A five –day workshop organised by Northern Region Poverty Reduction Program, NORPREP  had been opened at Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region.
(KETU) NDC :
Remain firm behind party - Mills
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the people of the Volta Region to remain firmly behind the NDC.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston denied Nations Cup delay
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Hearts midfielder Laryea Kingston says that his request to postpone his call-up to the Nations Cup has been refused by coach Claude Le Roy.
(LARIBANGA) WEST GONJA :
Take advantage of government policies.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
"The role of government is to create the enabling environment for socio-economic development and it has so far lived up to expectation in this direction".
(SPORTS - SOCCER) UEFA:
Champions League Preview
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Rangers will join Manchester United and Arsenal in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League should they secure a win in Stuttgart and Barcelona do likewise against Lyon.
NKWANTA :
Assembly prepares to improve revenue system.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Nkwanta district assembly has taken major steps to increase revenue for the district, says the district chief executive, Joseph Denteh.
NATIONAL :
UN sets aside February 20th.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment, the United Nations General Assembly has decided to observe February 20 annually - starting in 2009 - as the World Day of Social Justice.
(SHIASHIE) GA EAST:
205 receive certs. in industrialisation.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Apostle Stephen Kwame Amoani, Chairman of the Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), has observed that the transferring of employable skills and knowledge to the youth is what the country needs to reduce its unemployment rate.
NATIONAL :
FAPRA confab in Ghana.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Ghana is to host the 2008 conference of the Federation of African Public Relations Associations (FAPRA), a statement from the Institute of Public Relations (IPR), Ghana, said in Accra.
(HOHOE) COURTS :
Baptismal card saves 19 year old
Tuesday, November 27 2007
A Hohoe Circuit court presided over by Mr Samuel Sarpong-Appiah acquitted and discharged a 19 year-old basket weaver for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old junior high school student.
HO :
Federation appeals to government
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Volta Regional branch of the Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association (GHAFTRAM) has petitioned the government to form and inaugurate the Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC) without any further delay.
NATIONAL :
Government will not give in to pressure.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Government says it will not bow to any outside pressure to sign onto the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) by the December 31 deadline.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
DCE advises collegues.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
District Chiefs Executives (DCEs) have been reminded of their role to champion the development aspirations of their people and foster peaceful co-existence among them.
(WAEC) TMA :
Did students get the chance to write exams?
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Private candidates who could not write the November/December 2007 West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSSCE) physics three paper due to wrong timing were given the opportunity to do so.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 27.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Health workers undergo training
Tuesday, November 27 2007
A three day Capacity building workshop for 40 health workers in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) district on the prevention and control of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS have ended at Breman Asikuma in the Central Region.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Juaboso to export plaintain chips.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and PSI is supporting the Juaboso district in the Western Region to implement a plantain processing project, which is being driven by a strategic investor.
(FUNGI/FIO) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Give more women DCE appointments.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
An Assemblywoman has suggested that women of proven capabilities should be considered for appointment as District Chief Executives to replace the dismissed DCEs from the Northern Region, especially that of Bole and Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo.
    
AMA :
Dress code for taxi drivers to be enforced
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has expressed its readiness to rigidly enforce Taxi Drivers Uniform code with effect from December 15, this year.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
Price of satchet water goes up
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Bagged purified water, popularly known as pure water would now be sold in the Central Business District of Accra at 500 cedis or GH 5 pesewas per sachet with effect from Saturday December 1, the Accra Plastic Management Project (APWAP) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) .
(ANLO) KETA:
Curfew hours reviewed
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Government  has announced that the curfew imposed on the Anlo following the chieftaincy clashes in that Area would now be between 2100 hours to 0400 hours.
CAPE COAST:
Resource queenmothers- Minister
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has  acknowledge the important role queens play in the local governance of the country and advocated a development fund to enhance their work.
      
AMA :
President expresses worry
Wednesday, November 28 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the increasing rates in human settlements without adequate infrastructure was disturbing, expensive to manage and unsustainable in the long term.
(NKURAKAN) NEW JUABEN :
Vehicle runs into apartment
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Twelve persons received various degrees of injuries when an Urvan Bus on which they were travelling from Somanya to Koforidua veered off the road and entered a house at Nkurakan
(FEATURE) JOMORO :
"Nzulezu" - The City where every child owns a boat
Wednesday, November 28 2007
A visit to Nzulezu, a small hamlet constructed on the Amanzuri Lagoon off the Gulf of Guinea in the Western Region of Ghana, gives one a real adventure.   
AMA :
Consumer education campaign launched
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Ghana Micro-Finance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN) and Support Programme for Enterprise Empowerment and Development (SPEED Ghana) has launched a consumer education and protection programme for institutions and clients in the micro-finance sub-sector in Ghana.
AMA :
Stakeholders in Akosombo Dam advised
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Deputy Energy Minister, Kwame Ampofo Twumasi has urged stakeholders in the Volta River Authority Resettlement Township project to ensure that a permanent solution was found to the economic needs of the communities that were inundated by the creation of the Volta Lake.
(SPORTS - KICKBOXING) LOCAL:
First ever Kickboxing Tourney for Dec. 1
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Greater Accra Kickboxing Association in collaboration with Jhana Kickboxing Gym would on December 1, hold the first ever West Africa Kickboxing Tournament in Accra.
AMA :
Local governments meet
Wednesday, November 28 2007
A seminar on good practice scheme organized by the Commonwealth Local Government Forum for commonwealth countries of which three assemblies in Ghana, including Tema Municipal Assembly, Wassa Amenfi West District Assembly, and Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly are beneficiaries has been held in Accra.
(WEIJA) GA WEST:
Residents wage war
Wednesday, November 28 2007
A war of words has broken out between some residents of Weija, on the one hand, and the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), on the other, following the earmarking of 2,000 houses in the Weija Dam area for demolition this week.
(SPORTS) LOCAL :
Fund raising dinner to support past heroes
Wednesday, November 28 2007
G.W. Amarteifio Endowment Fund is to organize and launch a major fund raising event on Saturday, December 1 to support and care for past sports heroes and heroines who have been living lives of destitutes because of neglect.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA
Training programme for Naval Personnel opens
Wednesday, November 28 2007
A five-day training programme for 130 personnel of the Western Naval Command has opened on board United States Ship (USS), Fort McHenry, at Takoradi.
NATIONAL :
UNHCR donates to flood victims
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on  in Accra donated relief items worth 240,000 dollars through the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to victims of the flood disaster in the Northern Regions.
TAKORADI:
Tourism could be key to development - MCE
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) has identified and is putting in place  measures to develop tourism potentials in the metropolis.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF :
Nigeria coach confident
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Nigeria coach Berti Vogts is confident that his team will finish top of their 2010 World Cup and Nations Cup qualifying group.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paha calls up two princesses
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Two squad members of the women’s Under-20 side, the Black Princesses have been included in the Black Queens team by coach, Isaac Paha.
(DISTRICT HOSPITAL) NKWANTA :
Theatre named after late Professor.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Nkwanta District Hospital has a new theatre complex named after the late Professor J.M.K. Quartey, a renowned urologist and past team leader of Operation Ghana Medical Mission (OGMM).
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Ministry admits anormally.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Ministry of Health has acknowledged the distortions in the relativities of doctors and said effort would be made to correct them at the level of the Fair Wages Commission.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 28.
NATIONAL :
15000 staff for health sector.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has so far trained over 15,000 persons for the health sector under the Health Extension Workers Programme, Nana Akomea, Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, said .
HO :
GHS making IMCHC a household name.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The people of the Volta Region are being prepared to patronise the Integrated Maternal and Child Health Campaign (IMCHC) for this year.
BOLGATANGA :
Support the poor to register for NHIS-MCE
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Board of Directors of the Bolgatanga Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme expressed concern at the careless way folders of their clients were left all over the floor at the hospital making it difficult to trace them when needed.
NATIONAL :
New civil society formed.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
A group of Ghanaian citizens, who are concerned with the way and manner politics is being handled in the country in relation to the well being of the ordinary people have formed a new civil society organization known as “The People’s Independent Movement” (PIM).
    
(HOHOE) COURT :
Two friends in court.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Two friends were arraigned before the Hohoe Circuit court charged with dealing in Indian hemp.
(SENYA BERAKU) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Ghanaian children in slavery repatriated.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya (AES) District Office of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) with the assistance of some family members, has repatriated seven children from Yeji to reunite with their relatives.
(AGONA ) COURTS :
Amos Baiden jailed 36 months
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has jailed Amos Baiden, a Swedru based businessman for three years in hard labour for visa fraud.
(ABUAKWA BIBIANI ) ATWIMA -MPONUA :
We need "sleeping policemen".
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Some residents along the Abuakwa-Bibiani main road in the Atwima area of Ashanti have urged the authorities to erect speed ramps on the road to control excessive speeding by motorists.
(ATIAKROM ) NEW JUABEN :
Apostle advocates family planning
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Health workers have been advised not to focus Family Planning Education on women alone, but rather on couples.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Tagor, Abass jailed for 30 years
Wednesday, November 28 2007
The Accra Fast Track High Court presided over by Justice Victor Jones Dotse, an Appeals Court Judge has sentenced Kwabena Amaning alias Tagor and Alhaji Issah Abass to 15 years imprisonment each in hard labour.
HO :
Physically challenged persons and dependants supported
Thursday, November 29 2007
The management of E.P. Church Ghana is financing a year’s health insurance premiums for 100 physically challenged persons and their dependants within Ho Municipality at an estimated cost of 720 Ghana cedis.
AMA :
Ensure safety in aviation - Allotey
Thursday, November 29 2007
Mr Simon Allotey, Acting Director General of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA),  has stressed the need to build human capacity within the aviation sector to ensure safety.
    
(ACCRA) AMA :
Fire service to blacklist contractors
Thursday, November 29 2007
The management of Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS)  has warned that it would blacklist and withdraw licenses of fire safety contractors who performed poorly.
   
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
More debates on budget
Thursday, November 29 2007
Amidst heckling, catcalls and drama, Parliament continued the debate on the 2008 Budget, with the spotlight on the energy sector
AMA :
$4 million ultra modern complex for physicians, surgeons
Thursday, November 29 2007
Professor P.K. Nyame, Rector of the College of Physicians and Surgeons has said the college would need the support of the government, District Assemblies and the people of Ghana to make it a centre of choice for scientific medicine in the West African sub-Region.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Donations trickling in for new zoo
Thursday, November 29 2007
Two organizations have made donations towards the reconstruction of the Accra Zoo.
NKORANZA:
Help combat bushfires
Thursday, November 29 2007
Mr. Peter Akwasi Denteh, Nkoranza District Police Commander, has urged traditional authorities of the area to help prevent the incidence of bushfires during the impending harmattan season.
(TANFIANO) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Concerns raised over bridge
Thursday, November 29 2007
Travellers and drivers plying on the Nkoranza/Kintampo highway trunk road have expressed concern about the deplorable condition of a wooden bridge over River Tanfi at Tanfiano on the highway.
OFFINSO
Cocoa farmers to receive bonuses next week
Thursday, November 29 2007
Payment of bonuses to cocoa farmers accruing from last year is to begin next week, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister, has announced.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Aquatic weeds threaten dam
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Kpong Dam is under serious threat following an increase in aquatic weeds on the Volta River.
KMA :
Taskforce to check illegal timber activities
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Ghana Timber Association (GTA) has set up a national taskforce to clamp down on all forms of illegal activities in the forestry sector as a way of protecting the forest, increase government revenue from the sector and ensure fair prices for timber logs supplied by members of the Association to millers.
(TEMPANE) GARU TEMPANE :
Assembly builds ¢80 million dormitory
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Garu-Tempane District Assembly has built a girls’ dormitory at a cost of 80 million cedis for the Tempane Senior High School.
TAMALE :
MTN to aid rural communities
Thursday, November 29 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, has appealed to management of MTN, a telecommunication service provider, to embark on an aggressive programme to help alleviate the socio-economic problems of the rural communities in the three northern regions.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF:
Money crises rocks Nigerian football
Thursday, November 29 2007
A financial crisis in Nigerian sport could have severe consequences for the national football teams.
(WEIJA) GA WEST :
GWCL begins demolition exercise.
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Sheikh I.C. Quaye has denied allegations that he owns a property in the Weija area earmarked for demolition.
(KAMINA BARRACKS) TAMALE :
Soldier kills collegue
Thursday, November 29 2007
A gun-wielding Army Corporal who went berserk and engaged in a shooting spree, resulting in the death of a sergeant at the Kamina Barracks in Tamale, has been arrested.
(SPORTS - BODYBUILDING) LOCAL:
"King Sabato" for African challenge
Thursday, November 29 2007
Seven bodybuilders would leave Ghana, on Sunday, December 2,
for Algeria to participate in the 2007 edition of the Africa Bodybuilding championship.
NATIONAL :
Metro Mass Transport to reduce transport problem in the North
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Metro Mass Transport (MMT) is extending its services to various parts of the Northern Region as means of reducing part of the acute transportation problem facing the people.
AMA :
21 districts benefit from LEAP
Thursday, November 29 2007
About 2,000 households in 21 districts are to receive ¢80,000 (GH ¢8) per month from the government as part of pre-testing of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
JASIKAN :
Help curb smuggling.
Thursday, November 29 2007
A taskforce is to be instituted among stakeholders in the main cocoa growing districts in the Volta region to clampdown on activities of cocoa smugglers and their collaborators across the country’s eastern frontier with Togo.
NATIONAL :
ITEC day in Ghana marked.
Thursday, November 29 2007
Developing countries have the obligation to build a knowledge-based economy that would lead to economic revolution and ensure that they compete effectively with the developed nations, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence, has said.
    
KMA :
SMIDO develops blueprint.
Thursday, November 29 2007
Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiatives (PSIs), has stated that it was high time the nation made a deliberate effort to improve upon her industrial infrastructure and technology.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Thursday, November 29 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, November 29.
AMA :
Letter to the Mayor.
Thursday, November 29 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has been tasked to build and expand markets in all communities to ensure strict compliance of the embargo on selling in the streets.
(SPORTS - HANDBALL ) LOCAL :
Handball star dies in Italy
Thursday, November 29 2007
Robert Nii Afo Ankrah, member of the National Handball Team, the
Black Hands and a member of the bronze winning squad of the 1999 All Africa Games held in South Africa is reported dead in Italy.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema Mantse warns against illegal electrical connection
Thursday, November 29 2007
Nii Adjei Kraku II, Tema Mantse, has appealed to traders in markets to desist from illegal electrical connections because it contributes to fire out breaks.
KMA :
Contractors advised
Friday, November 30 2007
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has expressed concern about the attitude of some contractors in the execution of development projects.
NATIONAL :
The weather will be misty or foggy
Friday, November 30 2007
The weather would continue to be misty or foggy over Southern Ghana especially forest and mountainous areas in the morning.
(DWENEM) JAMAN SOUTH :
Schools upgraded
Friday, November 30 2007
Johnson Care Foundation, a Japan based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has presented 100 bicycles, a number of computers and accessories, fax machines and other electronic equipment worth millions of cedis to some selected basic schools in the Jaman South District of Brong-Ahafo.
(BOGOSO) WASSA WEST :
Children resort to filling potholes
Friday, November 30 2007
Many children of school going age have resorted to filling potholes on some highways in the Western Region as a mean of earning a living.
(SHAMA) SAEMA:
Tutors transfer explained
Friday, November 30 2007
The authorities of the Shama Senior High School have explained that the decision to transfer two members of staff was to enforce discipline and ensure high academic standards.
(NZEMALAND) SAEMA :
Dismiss petition for kingship-Awulae
Friday, November 30 2007
Awulae Annor Adjaye II, Omanhene of Western Nzema Traditional Area, has said Mr Joseph Ackah, a business executive who is claiming to have been enstooled as the King of Nzema under the stool name King Kaku Aka II, is not an indigenous Nzema.
WA :
Avoid sex for fruitful education - Lecturer
Friday, November 30 2007
Pastor Alfred Kpientah, a lecturer at the University of Development Studies, has advised students to avoid indulging in multiple sex if they wanted to enjoy the fruits of their education.
AMA :
Local housing exhibition on December 14
Friday, November 30 2007
The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) would organize a two-day local housing exhibition as part of activities marking its 20th anniversary celebration.
(LA) AMA:
Immunization is still in progress
Friday, November 30 2007
Nurses were yesterday compelled to move from house to house to immunize children since their mothers were reluctant to go for the medication, Ms. Florence Boye, Principal Midwifery Superintendent at the La Mansaamo Kpee Community Health Centre has said.
AMA :
Do not privatise revenue collection
Friday, November 30 2007
Mr. Williams Mensah, General Secretary of the Local  Government  Workers Union (LGWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has appealed to government to stop various District, Municipal and Metropolitan  Assemblies from privatising revenue collection in respect of Property Rates.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MPs Common Fund needs legal framework
Friday, November 30 2007
Mr. Eric Osae Oduro, Lecturer at the Institute of Local Government called for a legal framework that would set out clearly the modalities of disbursing MPs Common Fund and the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to minimize the friction between the two fund operators.
  
NATIONAL:
More sympathize with President Kufuor
Friday, November 30 2007
The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association has expressed its sympathy to President John Agyekum Kufuor on the recent motor accident, which occurred at the Opebea Intersection in Accra.
(EGYIRFA) MFANTSEMAN:
Kofi Annan foundation to establish schools
Friday, November 30 2007
The Kofi Annan School Foundation Board, comprising a group of people both from Ghana and the Netherlands helping to provide education facilities to needy communities in Central region, is collaborating with the government to establish schools in other parts of the country.
(SPORTS - GOLF) LOCAL:
100 golfers register for celebrity meda
Friday, November 30 2007
About 100 amateur golfers have so far registered for the November Medal Championship of the Celebrity Golf Club scheduled for Saturday, December 1 at Sakumono, near Tema.
MFANTSEMAN :
Forum on fee fixing held
Friday, November 30 2007
The Mfantseman District Assembly has held a consultative forum on its fee fixing resolution for 2008 fiscal year.
(SPORTS) LOCAL:
Sports for development, peace conference slated for Ghana
Friday, November 30 2007
Ghana is to host the third international conference on Sports for Development and Peace (SDP) at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra from December 3-6, 2007.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL:
Its repeat/revenge battle
Friday, November 30 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak and Liberty Professionals would vie for the 2007 Edition of the H.P. Nyemitei Sports Writers Association (SWAG) Cup at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS - FOOTBALL) LOCAL:
Nestle supports juvinile football
Friday, November 30 2007
Nestle Ghana Limited has entered into a partnership with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to develop juvenile football in the country.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF:
Nigeria crises eases
Friday, November 30 2007
The financial crisis in Nigerian sport abated on Thursday as the country’s parliament agreed to consider the 2008 sports budget.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) LOCAL:
Youth football needs experienced coaches
Friday, November 30 2007
Executive Committee member, Lawal Ganiyu says the country needs experienced and well trained soccer coaches to teach the youth the rudiments of the sport.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF:
Mido in Nations Cup fitness race
Friday, November 30 2007
Egypt striker Mido will have to make a speedy recovery from a groin injury if he is to play at the Nations Cup finals.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Friday, November 30 2007
The following is the water level of Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Friday, November 30.
(AKYEM WENCHI) KWAEBIBREM :
We won’t vote.
Friday, November 30 2007
The chiefs and people of Akyem Wenchi in the Kwaebibrem District of the Eastern Region had threatened to boycott the 2008 General Election if government fails to rehabilitate the poor roads in the area.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Farmers day supported by institution.
Friday, November 30 2007
Barclays Bank Ghana Limited amongst others donated a cheque for 2,000 Ghana cedis in support of this year’s farmers’ day celebration, slated for Friday, December 7, 2007.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST:
Indebtness deny community access to the world.
Friday, November 30 2007
The people of the Wassa West District and its environs in the Western Region, have not had access to television for the past two weeks as a result of the huge indebtedness on the part of the Tarkwa sub-station of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
    
NATIONAL :
Health insurance outdoors new list.
Friday, November 30 2007
Mr. Ras Boateng, Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Authority, said the body would come out with a new drugs list and revised tariffs with effect from January next year.
NATIONAL :
Need for an engineering act.
Friday, November 30 2007
Government must expedite action on the enactment of a comprehensive engineering act  to regulate engineering practice in the country.
(ACCRA) AMA:
First National forest forum opens
Friday, November 30 2007
Forestry in Ghana is undergoing serious challenges, which have resulted in resource depletion and degradation.
NATIONAL:
New malaria drug introduced
Friday, November 30 2007
The Food and Drugs Board has approved a drug, "Alpha-Beta Arteether (a-B Arteeher)" or EMAL Injections, introduced by Dr. Onka Asthana, Deputy Director of the Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India which has proved effective in the treatment of diseases in India.
HOHOE :
Man, 22 in court for rape
Friday, November 30 2007
A 22-year-old trader who allegedly raped an 18-year-old senior high school student at Hohoe-Gboxome was on Friday granted bail in the sum of GH ¢15,000 by a Circuit court at Hohoe.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Sachet water producers in a row
Friday, November 30 2007
The gap between two associations of sachet water producers over new measures announced by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to check pollution in the city has widened with disagreements over their implementation.
(AKOSOMBO) NEW JUABENG :
WAGP to produce compressed gas by July ’08
Friday, November 30 2007
Professor Leopold Messan Gnininvi, Chairman of the Ministerial Steering Committee of the West African Gas Pipeline Project (WAGP), on Friday said the project would produce compressed gas by July 2008.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO :
Konkomba and Bimobas deny war allegation
Friday, November 30 2007
The Konkomba and Bimoba ethnic groups in the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District have denied claims that they were stock-piling arms in preparation for violent communal clashes.
NATIONAL :
President nominates new DCEs
Friday, November 30 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has nominated six people for appointment as Municipal and District Chief Executives.
BISIKAN (UWR) :
Ducie joins guinea worm-free communities
Friday, November 30 2007
Ducie, a village in the Wa East District which has for years been the second most endemic guinea worm infested community in the country with an annual average of 85 cases, has since July last year not recorded any case of the disease.
NATIONAL:
Ghana excels in Governance Index
Friday, November 30 2007
Ghana has been ranked among the 10 top performers on the Ibrahim Index on African Governance, the first comprehensive ranking of 48 sub-Saharan African countries. Mauritius, Seychelles, Botswana, Cape Verde, South Africa, Gabon, Namibia, Senegal and Sao Tome and Principe, complete the list.