(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
UEW presented computer to Winneba Police
Saturday, November 01 2008
The University of Education, Winneba has presented a computer and its accessories, costing 1,300. 00 Ghana Cedis to the Winneba District Police Command to enhance its work.
TAMALE:
Health workers urged to be committed to their work
Saturday, November 01 2008
Health workers in Catholic Health institutions in the country have been commended for their sacrifices in spite of resource limitations.
    
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
New pension scheme would benefit workers — Bediako
Saturday, November 01 2008
The Chairman of the Pension Reform Implementation Committee (PRIC), Mr T. A. Bediako, has lauded the inclusion of informal sector workers in the new three-tier pension scheme, which he said would encourage to savings among them.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Residents call for the removal of MTN mast
Saturday, November 01 2008
Residents of J.C.K. Arthur street at Lagos Town residential area in Takoradi have protested against the installation of a mast in the area by the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN).
(KUMASI) KMA:
Establish Road Emergency Information Unit- PROTOA
Saturday, November 01 2008
The Progressive Transport Owners’ Association (PROTOA) has suggested the establishment of a Road Emergency Information Unit to be attached to the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Unit.
(DENU) KETU:
Family escape death
Saturday, November 01 2008
  A businessman, Lebene Kpotor,his wife and two children escaped death when some unidentified persons allegedly set their residence ablaze at Hedzranawo, near Denu, last Tuesday.
SHAMA :
About 200 people screened for HIV/AIDS at Shama
Saturday, November 01 2008
About 200 people have accessed free Voluntary Counselling and Testing to know their HIV status at Shama.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
China sets aside fund to support participation in expo
Saturday, November 01 2008
The Chinese government has set aside a 100 million-dollar fund to support developing countries including Ghana to participate in the 2010 world expo in Shangai, China.
ACCRA:
Forestry Commission receives fire tenders, ICT equipments
Saturday, November 01 2008
Twelve fire tenders and ICT equipment were on Thursday presented to the Forestry Commission (FC) to assist it in controlling wildfires and protecting the forests.
TAMALE:
Stakeholders call for expansion of feeding programme
Saturday, November 01 2008
Stakeholders of the School Feeding Programme (SFP) have called on the programme’s Secretariat to demonstrate transparency in its operations and work towards addressing the current imbalance in the number of pupils benefiting from it.
WA :
Assemblies support needy but brilliant children – Alitu
Saturday, November 01 2008
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies are mandated to support needy but brilliant students and not students of the affluence in society.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA EAST:
Electricity for 19 communities
Saturday, November 01 2008
Nineteen communities in the Agona East District of the Central Region would soon be connected to the national electricity grid, under the Self-Help Rural Electrification project.
ACCRA:
Ministry pledges GH¢100,000 to Breast Cancer Fund
Saturday, November 01 2008
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs  (MOWAC) has  pledged GH¢100,000 cedis to the National Breast Cancer Fund set up to help in breast cancer screening programmes, research as well support women who cannot afford the full cost of treating the disease.
ACCRA:
US, Armed Forces fight HIV/AIDS
Sunday, November 02 2008
The United States Government has donated a Toyota Land Cruiser worth 55,000 US dollars to the office of Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) HIV/AIDS control programme.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Kwaebibirem roads receive face-lift
Sunday, November 02 2008
Major roads in the Kwaebibirem District are being rehabilitated as a face-lift programme.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
US$ 4 billion for aluminium industry
Sunday, November 02 2008
Ghana’s dream of developing an integrated aluminium industry is soon to become reality with a US$ 4 billion investment by Brazil and Norway.
ACCRA:
Revenue Agencies Board honours taxpayers
Sunday, November 02 2008
Revenue agencies will exceed the projected target for this year,  Executive Secretary of the Governing Board, Mr Harry Owusu, has disclosed.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Kindergarten Project for Kade approved
Sunday, November 02 2008
Government has approved the construction of a GH¢ 171,372 two stream Kindergarten project under its Golden Jubilee projects for Kade.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Obuasi gets new MCE
Sunday, November 02 2008
Members of Obuasi Municipal Assembly have confirmed Mr Owusu Gyamerah as Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive.
    
(SIKAA) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Chief pushes for effective distance learning
Sunday, November 02 2008
Nana Ameyaw Yeboah II, Chief of Sikaa, a farming community in the Nkoranza District, has presented a 21 inch coloured television set to authorities of the local Presbyterian Primary School.
(ASUMURA) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Chainsaw operator guns down police officer
Sunday, November 02 2008
The Goaso police have detained Ali Salaam 22, a chainsaw operator for allegedly killing Police Sergeant, James Adoma Nimako when he resisted arrest in the Bosombiposo Forest Reserve in the Asunafo South Municipality. 
KUMASI:
Graduates urged to offer meaningful services
Sunday, November 02 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister,  Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, has advised University graduates to use knowledge and skills acquired to offer meaningful services to society.
(ASUBONE) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Nana Konadu pushes for more NDC votes
Sunday, November 02 2008
The Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has called on Ghanaians to vote for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the forthcoming elections to reduce the high cost of living, poverty and other hardships facing the people.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
GJA Executive elected Presiding Member
Sunday, November 02 2008
The Acting Ashanti Regional Chairman of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr Charles Nana Yaw Osei, was on Friday elected Presiding Member of Asante-Akim South District Assembly at its last meeting held at Juaso.
    
(LA-AMANFRO) ADENTA:
La-Amanfro school project gets help
Sunday, November 02 2008
Community members of La-Amanfro in the Adenta Municipality have initiated the construction of a 16-unit classroom school complex for the community to make education easily accessible to their children.
SUNYANI:
Sunyani Poly admits fresh students
Sunday, November 02 2008
Four thousand, three hundred and fifty-six (4,356) fresh students were at the weekend admitted into the Sunyani Polytechnic to study various disciplines.
    
SHAMA:
About 200 people screened for HIV/AIDS
Monday, November 03 2008

About 200 people have accessed free Voluntary Counselling and Testing to know their HIV status at Shama.

(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Farmer jailed for defiling 12-year-old g
Monday, November 03 2008

The Akim Swedru Circuit Court in the Eastern Region, has sentenced a 25-year-old farmer charged with defilement, to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour.

(PUSU-NAMONGO)TALENSI-NABDAM:
Government urged to establish women’s Leadership Institute
Monday, November 03 2008

Government and Stakeholders have been urged to establish a Leadership Training Institute for women in the three Northern Regions.

WINNEBA:
Attract best brains into teaching profession—Vice-Chancellor
Monday, November 03 2008

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Akwesi Asabere-Ameyaw has appealed to stakeholders in education, including government to attract the best brains into the teaching professor for the current educational reform to have the expected impact.

(AFIFE) KETU NORTH:
Respect installation procedures to avoid conflicts
Monday, November 03 2008

Registrar of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, Mr Anthony K Ahiaba, has advised kingmakers in the country to follow laid down procedures in the selection and installation of chiefs to avoid conflicts.

(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM:
Opinion leaders sensitizes on domestic violence
Monday, November 03 2008

The Central Regional branch of Domestic Violence Victim Support Unit (DVVSU), has sensitized opinion leaders in five districts on the harmful effects of domestic and gender-based violence.

(TAKORADI) STMA:
Media urged to be professional
Monday, November 03 2008

Vice President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Affail Monney, has appealed to journalists and other media workers in the Western Region, to continually operate within the professional standards.

SUNYANI:
Workshop on Avian Influenza opens
Monday, November 03 2008

A workshop aimed at controlling outbreak and transmission of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in the West African sub-region was at the weekend open in Sunyani, capital town of Brong Ahafo.
    

(KYEKYEWERE)ATWIMA-KWANWOMA:Chief of Kyekyewere appeals for assistance
Monday, November 03 2008

A traditional ruler has appealed to philanthropists, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and organisatons to come to the aid of the people of Kyekyewere to help raise their living conditions.

(KUMASI)KMA:
Copyright Society denies allegations
Monday, November 03 2008

The leadership of Music Copyright Society of Ghana (M-COSGA), said it did not authorize anybody or group of persons to use the name of the Society to collect royalties for musicians.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Farmers urged to preserve forest
Monday, November 03 2008

Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Frank Marcellus Kwame Busumtwi, has advised farmers to undertake modern agricultural practices to preserve the country’s forest.
     

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Indiscipline, cause of poor academic performance
Monday, November 03 2008

The Minster of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana at Akim Oda, Reverend Alexander K. Nyantakyi, said poor academic standards in the country was partly due to indiscipline among students.

HOHOE:
Gov’t to tackle accommodation problems for trainng colleges
Monday, November 03 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor on Satuannounced that government has planned to tackle the residential accommodation problems in all the 38 Training Colleges of Education in the country.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew’s wife banned from football
Monday, November 03 2008
Maha Ayew, wife of Ghana legend Abedi Pele, has been handed an indefinite ban from any football activity in Ghana for seeking redress of matters of the game in a law court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien uncertain about return
Monday, November 03 2008
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien admits he could be out until March.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Newmont sinks large sum into skills training
Monday, November 03 2008
Management of the Ahafo Mine of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) is to spend 530,000 dollars on skills training for 28 youth within its operational area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Clubs prepare for league
Monday, November 03 2008
An exciting season appears in insight for Ghana’s sixteen premiership clubs as a good number of them over the weekend played some test games.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna look to FIFA over expulsion
Monday, November 03 2008
Zaytuna United say they will take their case to world football governing body FIFA after they were expelled from the Ghana Football Association for resorting to the law courts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Fifpro attacks Fifa over Appiah
Monday, November 03 2008
Fifpro has warned Fifa that players across the globe will be forced to take football matters to the civil courts if Stephen Appiah’s standoff with Fenerbahce is not sorted out soon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lack of pre-season no worry for Bash
Monday, November 03 2008
Bashir Hayford believes his Kumasi Asante Kotoko side will be up to their game when the Onetouch Premier League starts on November 23 despite having little rest after they won their last League title.
(KASULIYILI) TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Education Director commends Canadian fund
Monday, November 03 2008
The Tolon Kumbungu District Director of Education, Mr Yakubu Assani, has commended the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) for its immense contribution to educational development in the district.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Tetteh grabs maiden win
Monday, November 03 2008
Ebenezer Tetteh of Sonia Boxing Gym grabbed his first win at the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association’s (GAABA) League on Friday when he chalked a knock-out victory over Emmanuel Adjei of Fit Square Gym in their Light Heavyweight contest.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe snubbed move to Norway
Monday, November 03 2008
Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe is said to have rejected a US$ 1 million deal from Norwegien side Lillestrom.
(ATWEDIE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Government policies rationalised
Monday, November 03 2008
The Asante-Akim South District office of the Information Services Department (ISD), has embarked on a two-week campaign to explain government’s policies and promote peaceful election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens need a win
Monday, November 03 2008
Ghana would need to win its final Group B game at the Women’s Under-17 World Cup to stand a chance of reaching the next round after losing to Germany in Christchurch.
(OBO YAMBO) AWUTU SENYA:
’Plan Ghana’ on rescue mission
Monday, November 03 2008
Plan Ghana, an NGO operating in the Bawjiase area, is assisting the people of five communities in the area to construct a number of improved household pit latrines.
BOLGATANGA:
Parliament approves Bolgatanga Hospital expansion loan
Monday, November 03 2008
Parliament has approved a 12-million dollar loan facility for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, in the Upper East Region.
(SUBRISO) ASUTIFI:
Newmont builds crop processing plant
Monday, November 03 2008
Management of the Ahafo project of  Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL), in collaboration with the Export Development and Investment Fund (EDIF), is to construct a GH¢ 160,000 crop processing and storage center in Asutifi District.
ZUARUNGU:
Developing Northern Ghana is my vision - Bawumia
Monday, November 03 2008
Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, running mate to New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his vision is to help develop the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Plumber imprisoned for attempted stealing
Monday, November 03 2008
The Winneba Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 22- year old Plumber to nine months imprisonment with hard labour for destroying a kiosk and attempted to steal.
NATIONAL:
Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago reinforce relations
Monday, November 03 2008
Ghana and the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago on Monday renewed their commitment towards greater co-operation for the mutual benefit of their peoples.
    
HOHOE:
Fake currency dealers arrested
Monday, November 03 2008
George Adusu, 36, and his accomplice, Raphael Hevi, 35, both traders have been arrested by the Hohoe Police for dealing in fake currencies.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
District security taskforce to remain neutral
Monday, November 03 2008
Superintendent Peter Akwasi Denteh in-charge of Nkoranza District Police, has urged the district election security taskforce to remain neutral in the discharge of its duties.
TAKORADI:
GT, Vodafone deal bears fruits
Monday, November 03 2008
Ghana Telecom’s (GTs) dwindling fortunes have started to glitter 60 days after it struck a deal with Vodafone in August this year.
   
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, November 03 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, November 3.
(BAREKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Water supply to improve in Ashanti
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Barekese Headworks is to increase water production from 18 to 24 million gallons per day (MGD) after the on-going rehabilitation and expansion.
HO :
Machine to commercialize Batik-Tie-and-Dye developed
Tuesday, November 04 2008
A Graduate of Tema School of Technology, Mr Mawuena Amedorme, using local materials has developed a machine to boost large scale production of Batik Tie and Dye in the country.
ACCRA :
Make malaria a campaign issue
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Voices for Malaria-Free Future Ghana, a malaria advocate group, hasasked politicians, especially presidential candidates, to make malaria a campaign issue in the 2008 general elections.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, November 3, 2008.
(ADABRAKA) AMA :
Cancer is curable if detected early
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Executive Secretary of the Cancer Society of Ghana, Reverend Fr. Victor Sackey has advised Ghanaians, especially women to have periodic cancer check-ups since breast cancer was curable if detected early.
BONGO :
Assembly averts donkey cart disasters
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Bongo District Assembly has initiated measures to ensure that donkey carts no longer pose danger to motorists and road users, especially in the night.
ACCRA:
Traditional rulers commended
Tuesday, November 04 2008
President of Trinidad and Tobago, Professor George Maxwell Richards, has commended the traditional system and traditional rulers in Ghana for playing major roles in the governance of the country.
NATIONAL :
Security agencies hold crucial meeting today
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Regional commanders and security chiefs from the police, military and allied agencies will assemble in Accra today for the final phase of the national programme aimed at harmonising the operations of all security agencies during the December elections.
(ZUARUNGU) NPP:
NPP has lived up to its promises - Veep
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Without any shred of doubt, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government, has lived up to its promise to reduce poverty and improve access to good health and education, Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama declared.
ACCRA:
Christians, Muslims urged to co-operate for peace
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Chief Executive of Add Your Voice Now, a Non-Governmental Organization, Mr Kwabena Osei Bonsu, has urged Christians and Muslims to co-operate to make the December elections peaceful.
JIRAPA :
Jirapa is third in Regional NHIS
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Jirapa-Lambussie District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme in the Upper West Region has enrolled a total of 82,548 subscribers who are accessing quality health care delivery services.
BOLGATANGA:
Facelift for Bolga Hospital
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Parliament has approved a Loan Agreement between  the Government  of Ghana and the Saudi Fund for Development for an amount of 45 million Saudi Riyals or US$12 million to finance the second phase of the rehabilitation and expansion of the Bolgatanga  Regional Hospital.
ASHAIMAN :
Government has helped us- MP
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Alfred Agbesi Member of Parliament for Ashaiman has commended the government for constructing roads in the constituency, including the Afariwa-New Town road.
ASHAIMAN :
Armed men raid Ashaiman depot
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Five armed men at the weekend attacked a distribution depot at Ashaiman New Town, took the security men from Goldcrest Limited who were at the depot to collect sales on behalf of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) hostage and made away with GH¢50,000.
NATIONAL :
Boost for groundnut production
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Groundnuts, a widely grown crop in the Northern Region has been given a big boost in production and processing to meet international standards.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Maidens miss last eight spot
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Deborah Afriyie gave Ghana a win at the Women’s Under-17 World Cup as the Black Maidens beat Costa Rica 1-0 in the final group game in Wellington.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Middendorp boost for AshantiGold
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Ernst Middendorp has quit his coaching job in China in a move that should fast track his return to Ghana Football with AshantiGold.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Portsmouth sign Jibril
Tuesday, November 04 2008
English side Portsmouth have won the race to sign Ghana wonderkid Torric Jibril from local club Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko eye Cooreman for hot seat
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko are hoping to lure Belgian Maurice Cooreman to swap one two-time African champion for another.
ACCRA :
We can also vote- Jehovahs’ Witnesses
Tuesday, November 04 2008
It is not true that members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses do not vote. 

They do, Nathaniel Gbedemah, of  the Public Affairs Department at the group’s headquarters in Accra.


(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
La Diva supports Queens
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Hair giants, La Diva Collection, have presented items worth thousands of Cedis to the Black Queens ahead of this year’s African Women championship slated for Equatorial Guinea, beginning November 16.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
University remembers departed colleagues
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The University of Ghana, Legon, has held a memorial service for members of the community who passed away during the year.
KMA :
DOVVSU is not an NGO
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit (DOVVSU) is part of the Ghana Police Service and not a Non-Governmental Organisation where people sort out their private issues which were not criminal.
(OLD ACCRA RACE COURSE) AMA :
Economic centre to developed
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The old Accra Race Course site is to be redeveloped into a multi-purpose complex to include a five-star hotel, shopping mall, office and apartment suites.
TEMA :
3 districts given support.
Tuesday, November 04 2008
PIONEER Food Cannery Limited has presented 150 cartons of assorted Star Kist Tuna products valued at $25,000 to three assemblies in the Greater Accra Region in support of this year’s Farmers’ Day celebration.
ASSIN NORTH :
School blocks for district
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Two non-governmental organisation, PM International, based in Germany, and World Vision Ghana, have jointly constructed three classroom blocks at a total cost of GH¢750 million to be used as kindergartens for three communities in the Assin-North municipality.
ACCRA :
We are sorry -Nigeria
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Nigerian High Commission in Accra has apologised to the President, the government and people of Ghana for the negative activities of some Nigerians in Ghana.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level urks up
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 4, 2008.
NATIONAL :
Anomaly to be solved by Friday
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Mr. Christian Tetteh Sottie, Accountant General, has assured workers in the Public Sector, who were underpaid in October due to payroll anomalies, that the irregularities would be reversed on Friday November 7.
SEKONDI -TAKORADI :
China to invest in fish farming
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The government in collaboration with a Chinese company would invest in large scale fish farming in the Western Region.
HO :
Data inadequate
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Official data from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), are inadequate and unreliable for policy making, Government Statistician said on Tuesday.
(GRAPHIC ROAD) AMA :
Three escape death
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Three persons escaped unhurt when the vehicle in which they were traveling was run into by a train on the Graphic Road yesterday evening.
(NEW JUABEN NORTH) NDC:
Disregard NPP education promises
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Mr. Effah Amaning a member of the NDC in the New Juaben North Constituency, has urged Ghanaians to disregard the campaign promises of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on education.
     
(TAKORADI) NPP :
Samira interacts with foreigners
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Mrs Samira Bawumia, wife of Mahamudu Bawumia, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential running mate, has asked foreigners not to foment trouble while doing their businesses in the country.
(WA) PNC :
Vote for PNC
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Hajia Alima Ali, National Women Organiser of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has called on Ghanaians to vote for the party on 7 December for peace and unity.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Betting company hits Ghana
Tuesday, November 04 2008
International Football Betting syndicate, Pinbridge, on Monday launched a football betting pools in Ghana ahead of  the start of the Premier League season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mighty Jets appeal expulsion
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Division One League side Tudu Mighty Jets have appealed to the highest decision-making body of Ghana Football, Congress, for reinstatement tagging their expulsion as gross injustice.
NATIONAL:
Hydropower projects in northern Ghana soon
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Parliament on Tuesday approved a 500-million dollar facility being contracted by government to finance the construction of two new hydroelectric power projects.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
’Mad man’ remanded for van theft
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Kade Magistrate’s Court in the Kwaebibirem District, has remanded a 28-year-old unemployed in police custody, for allegedly stealing a distribution van with registration number ER 1247 Z, property of a herbal medicine dealer. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Al-Ahly take first leg lead
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Egypt’s Al Ahly have taken a big lead after the first leg of the Champions League final against Coton Sport.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fankobaa still in Division III
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Former Premier League side Agona Fankobaa’s hope of qualifying for the Central Region Division Two Middle League were dashed when they lost 2-0 to Adansi Praso WAECO FC in their sub Super Zonal Tournament played at the Cape Coast Robert Mensah stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Opare makes Real Madrid bow
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Ghana youth international Daniel Opare played his first game for the youth side of Real Madrid’s Castilla on Sunday after coming on as substitute.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Barclays donates to orphanage
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Prestige Centre of the Tamale branch of the Barclays Bank on Saturday made a donation of assorted items worth over six hundred Ghana cedis to the Afaani Children’s Home in Tamale.
TAMALE:
Eight million GH¢ relased for School Feeding
Tuesday, November 04 2008
The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has released over eight GH¢ million for the feeding of school pupils throughout the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dagaaba Community win Games
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Dagaaba community in Accra defeated their Frafra counterparts 5-4 to win this year’s Dagaaba-Frafra Fun Games held at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra on Sunday.
ASHAIMAN:
Students urged to shun immorality
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Students have been urged to refrain from acts that can lead them into contracting Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including the deadly HIV/AIDS.
HOHOE:
Former official donates to GNAT Secretariat
Tuesday, November 04 2008
A former Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr Mike Senoo, has donated three building plots to the Hohoe Municipal branch of the Association towards the construction of its multi-purpose Secretariat complex.
(AHODJO) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Keep to rules - Chief tells politicians
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Chief of Ahodjo in the Akwapim South Municipal Council, Nana Opare Amankwaah II, has appealed to political party leaders and supporters to be law-abiding during and after their electioneering campaigns.
KUMASI:
Water supply to improve in Ashanti
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Barekese Headworks is to increase water production from 18 to 24 million gallons per day (MGD) after the on-going rehabilitation and expansion.
NATIONAL:
Ghana Water to install 80km pipeline
Tuesday, November 04 2008
As part of efforts at improving potable water supply to meet demands in the Kumasi Metropolis and its environs, the Ghana Water Company is to install 80 kilometres of pipeline.
(OLD TAFO) KMA :
Media van crashes at Old Tafo
Tuesday, November 04 2008
Journalist accompanying the N.P.P Presidential hopeful’s campaign trail are the latest to be fraught with the scores of accidents that usually characterize electioneering campaigns, as the van in which they were traveling crashes.
WENCHI :
About 2000 text books stolen
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Wenchi Municipal Director of Education, Mr Michael Kusi Wiredu, has appealed to traditional authorities to help track down people who steal government properties in schools.
BAWKU :
Bawku Security ready for December 7
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Bawku Municipal Security Committee says it has put in place adequate measures to nip in the bud any attempts to disturb the peace in the December election.
NATIONAL :
Ghanaians go gay as ’black star’ rules the world
Wednesday, November 05 2008
With just about 32 days for Ghanaians to go to the polls, attention has shifted from Ghanaian politics to American politics.
TEMA :
New cocoa processing factory.
Wednesday, November 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has unveiled a plaque to inaugurate a 100-million-dollar cocoa processing factory at Tema with a call on cocoa farmers to increase their production.
NATIONAL :
Dream comes true
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Barack Obama’s election as the president of the United State of America may not bring any economic gain to the economies of African countries, neither to individual Africans but most of them attached much importance to the elections in America than any other current issue
(KABRE) BONGO :
Health and Education Sector boosted in Bongo
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Bongo District Assembly has inaugurated a three unit classroom block and a Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) block at Kabre Community in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region.
ACCRA :
Vandals to pay respect to departed minister
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Old Vandals of Commonwealth Hall, University of Ghana, will make a journey to  Agogo on Saturday morning for the funeral of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, who died in South Africa on September 24.
(KYENKYENSIBUOSU) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Policeman shot dead
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A policeman in the company of some chainsaw operators has been shot to death in the Bonsambepo Forest Reserve at Kyenkyensibuosu in the Asunafo North Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region.
(COURTS) AMA :
Lawyers fight in court
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Tempers flared up yesterday at an Accra Fast Track High Court between two lawyers over an alleged improper transfer of a case from one judge to another.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Otumfuo Calls For Student Exchange Plan
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has advocated the establishment of a student exchange programme in the field of tourism development between Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago.
ACCRA :
New TV technology for TV stations in Ghana
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A new television technology has been launched in Accra. The technology known as “Terrestrial Migration” is a switch from the old Analogue Television to Digital Television.
(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM :
We want the queens
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The refurbished multi-billion cedi Pwalugu Tomato Factory, now christened Northern Star Tomato Factory, might remain a “white elephant” as it cannot operate this year.
(ESSIKADO) STMA :
Chief is pleased with GJA
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Omanhene of the Essikado Traditional Area, Nana Kobina Nketsia, has commended the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) for not honouring any journalist with the Journalist of the Year Award. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts name IMC
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Hearts of Oak have named a three-man interim management committee to steer their campaign after failing to appoint a new Chief Executive.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU get new management
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The board of directors of Premier League side Real Tamale United has appointed a five-man management team for its campaign this season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Opeele rants after Yeboah
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Tema Youth are licking the wounds after Black Stars midfielder Daniel Yeboah swerved them at the last minute to sign for Heart of Lions from Liberty Professionals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jibril set for Belgium loan spell
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Portsmouth’s new Ghanaian signing Tawrick Jibril will be farmed out on loan to a Belgian club as he seeks to meet the requirements for acquiring a British work permit.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts begin CEO search
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak will begin the search for a substantive Chief Executive on Wednesday when the two applicants for the vacant job are interviewed.
GA WEST :
Assembly to construct a ranch
Wednesday, November 05 2008
As part of efforts to promote cattle rearing in the country, the Ga West Municipal Assembly has cut the sod for the construction of a 20-acre kraal (cattle range) at Adjen Kotoku, a community in the municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Caf Cup finalists have pedigree
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The two Tunisian clubs who contest the first leg of the Confederations Cup final this weekend are regulars in African competitions.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Reporter assaulted
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A Ghana News Agency reporter here was, given severe beating by the personal aide to Joseph Kofi Adda, MP for Navrongo Central.
(NEW GBAWE) GA WEST :
Mason sells anothers house.
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A mason who sold an uncompleted building that did not belong to him at a cost of GHC8,000 to a marketing officer and later used the proceeds to rent a room was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by a Circuit Court in Accra.
GOMOA EAST :
Task force instituted
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The  Gomoa East District Assembly has formed a task force to check illegal sand winning in the area to avoid land degradation,Mr M.C. Jewell Joseph Annan, District Chief Executive(DCE) has said.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Mills congratulates Obama
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress on Wednesday congratulated US president-elect Barack Obama on his “historic and emphatic victory” that makes him the first African-American to rise to the US presidency.
(KWAHU NORTH) NPP :
Akuffo Addo prays for more votes
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, has appealed to the electorate to vote for him as the next president of Ghana to move the nation into the middle income group.
ASSIN SOUTH :
Educate supporters on election process
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Mr. Alphonsus Arthur, the Assin South District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on political parties to educate their supporters on voting procedures to ensure smooth polls on 7 December.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Nationwide outreach programme
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Pension Reform and Implementation Committee is embarking on a nation-wide outreach programme to educate the public on the new pension scheme, and to rally support from prospective beneficiaries.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
66 districts participate in exhibition
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Eighth Rural Enterprise Project Clients’ Exhibition and Trade Show opened at Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region .
    
WEST AKYEM :
31 communities to benefit from electrification
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Minister of Energy, Mr Felix Owusu-Adjapong, and the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Keiichi Katakami, have jointly inaugurated GHC l billion electrification projects for 31 communities in two districts of the Eastern Region at separate durbars at Nyanoa, Oworam and Anum Apapam
(AKIM ASAWASE) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Kindergarten block for Asawase community
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A 230,000 dollar kindergarten school block for the Akyem Asawase Methodist Primary has been handed over to the community at a ceremony at the school premises on Tuesday.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Investors Advisory Council hails economy
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Ghana Investors’ Advisory Council (GIAC) has hailed the establishment and operationalisation of the international financial services centre, by the government, as key to the achievement of national developmental goals.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Akufo-Addo will excell - MCE
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa-Nsuaem, MrGeorge Mireku Duker, has urged Ghanaians not to worry about President John Agyekum Kufuor’s exit from the presidency in January next year since the NPP has found a replacement in Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo Addo.
(SAKOTI) TALENSI NABDAM:
Chiefs define moment
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Chiefs and People of Kongo, Nangodi, and Sakoti in the Upper East Region have commended government for introducing a number of ’pro-poor’ policies that have helped bring development to their communities.
ACCRA:
Mills begins five-region tour Monday
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The leader and presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills beings a tour of five regions on Friday that will take him to the Volta, Northern, Upper East, Upper West and Bring Ahafo regions.
ACCRA:
Mpiani accounts for Golden Jubilee budget
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Each Regional Co-ordinating Council, with the exception of the  Greater Accra, was allocated GH¢ 400,000.00 to construct a Jubilee Park for Ghana’s golden jubilee celebrations, Mr Kwadwo Mpiani, Minister of Presidential Affairs, said on Wednesday in Parliament.
ASHAIMAN:
Man lynched at Ashaiman
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A young man was in the early hours of Wednesday lynched at Lebanon Zone One, a suburb of Ashaiman for allegedly stealing a goat.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Friday not public holiday - Ministry
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Ministry of the Interior says Friday, November 7, 2008 will not be observed as a public holiday.
ACCRA:
Unemployed in court for abduction, defilement
Wednesday, November 05 2008
A 27 year-old unemployed who allegedly hid a missing 13 year-old girl in his room and defiled her on several occasions on Wednesday appeared at a Circuit Court in Accra charged with abduction and defilement.
NATIONAL:
More MDAs sign charters
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Fifty-four more Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have signed new charters to commit themselves to improve productivity and service delivery in the public sector, bringing the total number of MDAs that have signed the charters so far to 120.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
HIV/AIDS education held at Oda
Wednesday, November 05 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Director of Health, Dr Yaw Okyere, has advised the public to go in for Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) to know their HIV/AIDS status.
WA:
School for the deaf seeks help
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Authorities of Wa Methodist School for the Blind have appealed to government, individuals and organizations for assistance to pay the premiums of the pupils to enable them access affordable and quality health care delivery under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
BOLGATANGA:
VEEP addresses youth forum
Wednesday, November 05 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has observed that the active engagement of the youth is essential for the attainment of the objectives of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST:
Effiduase teachers threaten to strike
Wednesday, November 05 2008
More than two hundred teachers in the Sekyere East District  have threatened to embark on a sit down strike if the Ghana Education Service (GES) fails to put them at the right salary scale by the end of this month.   
ACCRA :
Develop waste management protocol -Prof
Thursday, November 06 2008
A former Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Mumuni Yakubu has proposed the development of a waste management protocol to enable the country to deal effectively with the sanitation problem.
NATIONAL :
Baah Wiredu’s final journey begins
Thursday, November 06 2008
The final funeral rites of the late Miniter of Finance and Economic Planning, Hon. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu whose sudden demise threw the whole nation in shock will begin this morning at the forecourt of the State House.
(KETU NORTH :
IGP petitioned
Thursday, November 06 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, vice presidential candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has protested against the police for preventing him from holding a rally at Dzodze in the Ketu North of the Volta Region.
ACCRA :
AGI donates communication equipment to police
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Association of Ghana Industries has donated communication equipment to the Ghana Police Service.
(ACCRA) AMA :
6 Firms to print ballot papers
Thursday, November 06 2008
Six local printing houses have been given the contract to print the ballot papers for the December 7 general election and release them to the Electoral Commission (EC) this week.
NATIONAL:
16,000 BECE Candidates Yet To Be Placed
Thursday, November 06 2008
A backlog of 16,000 qualified Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates are yet to be placed in senior high schools and technical institutes following the placement of 16,764 more qualified candidates by the Ghana Education Service (GES) last week.
(LEGON) AMA :
Farmers honoured
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Akuafo Hall of the University of Ghana has held a reception to recognise and honour farmers for their contribution towards the enhancement of education in the country.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Thursday, November 06 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 5, 2008.
(KUMASI) KMA :
GPRTU agrees to reduce lorry fares
Thursday, November 06 2008
The National Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Alhaji Yaw Manu says the union agrees with government’s call on drivers to reduce lorry fares following reduction in fuel prizes.
(NCHANCHINA) KPANDAI :
Hospital in dire need
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Oti River Leprosarium Hospital at Nchanchina in the Kpandai District, is said to be in shambles and needs urgent assistance to save it from total collapse.
KPANDAI:
Assembly forms peace committee
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Kpandai District Assembly in collaboration with other stakeholders in the district has established an inter- party peace committee known as the Kpandai District Inter Party Peace Committee to among other things ensure peace and safety of the citizenery before, during and after the elections in December.
NORTH TONGU :
Petition to deport a Norwegian
Thursday, November 06 2008
The North Tongu District Co-ordinator of AMURT-Ghana, the NGO wing of Ananda Marga-Ghana Yoga society Mr Brohim Wahib El-Husseini, has called on the immigration authorities to cause the deportation of one Mr Tor Borjensen a Norwegian, from the country.
NATIONAL :
New salaries to favour rural doctors
Thursday, November 06 2008
Government is to initiate a differentiated salary and allowance scheme for medical doctors and other health professionals who accept transfers to rural and deprived areas of the country.
ACCRA :
GSB acquires new truck.
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Ghana Standards Board, GSB, has acquired a new truck for the verification of weight of vehicles.  The verification weigh bridge also known as truck scale, cost the Board GH¢310,000.
ACCRA :
SSNIT to be GHC 54 million richer
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust says the Controller and Accountant General’s Department and other private establishments in the country owe it 54 million Ghana cedis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paraguay attack GFA over game
Thursday, November 06 2008
Paraguay have launched a scathing attack directed at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for botching their proposed friendly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens made for the future
Thursday, November 06 2008
Ghana’s women’s under-17 coach, Abraham Allotey believes there’s a strong conviction of a Ghana team playing at the Women’s Under-20 World Cup in 2010 to be hosted by Germany.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Audi Invitational Golf tourney
Thursday, November 06 2008
The First Audi Invitational Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course, Accra on Saturday, November 15.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars to play Tunisia
Thursday, November 06 2008
Ghana would host Tunisia in an international friendly on November 19 as the Black Stars prepare for the World Cup/African Nations Cup 2010 qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal appoint Odotei as CEO
Thursday, November 06 2008
Premier League side, King Faisal, have sealed a deal with former Hearts of Oak CEO Vincent Odotei Sowah as its boss ahead of the new season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cooreman lands for Kotoko talks
Thursday, November 06 2008
Belgian tactician Maurice Cooreman has arrived in Kumasi to hold talks with Asante Kotoko over coaching the club for next season.
ACCRA :
Bakers book launched.
Thursday, November 06 2008

The Deputy Director for Family Health and Nutrition of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and National Food Fortification Alliance (NFFA), Mr J G A Armah, has disclosed that using fortified foods to improve deficiency in people will help reduce the level of mal-nutrition amongst Ghanaians.

ACCRA :
MMDAs to set service standards
Thursday, November 06 2008
The Chief Advisor to the President, Mrs Chinery Hesse, has launched the final batch of the New Charters for fifty-three public sector institutions with the view of improving service delivery to the people of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zumdick answers AshGold
Thursday, November 06 2008
Former Black Stars coach Ralf Zumdick is expected in the country on Wednesday night as a technical advisor to AshantiGold Football Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful completes Stabaek trials
Thursday, November 06 2008
Ghana international Harrison Afful has suffered another setback in his search for a club after being denied a contract at Norwegian Tippeligaen side Stabaek FC.
(NARKWA) MFANTSEMAN :
Narkwa citizen donates computers to schools
Friday, November 07 2008
A citizen of Narkwa based in the United States, Dr Fifi Essel has donated two computers, a projector and a telephone for the establishment of an Information Communication Technology Training Centre for schools at Narkwa.
TAMALE :
Northern Presbytery adds voice to peace call
Friday, November 07 2008
The Northern Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has added its voice to the call for peace during and after the December general election.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Avail yourself for HIV tests
Friday, November 07 2008
The Director of Policy Planning of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr Sylvia Anie has appealed to Ghanaians to offer themselves for voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) to know their HIV status.
CRIME (NKAWIE) :
Farmer jailed for stealing
Friday, November 07 2008
An Nkawie Circuit court has sentenced Kojo Nsiah, a farmer at Sepaase in Atwima Nwabiagya District to five years imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for conspiracy, unlawful entry and stealing personal belongings worth about 770 Ghana cedis.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Rice farmers to boost production
Friday, November 07 2008
The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) of Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has integrated rice farmers from the informal sector into their fold to boost rice production, improve their livelihood and contribute meaningfully towards the country’s socio-economic development.
ACCRA :
Ghana pays last respect to Baah-Wiredu
Friday, November 07 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Thursday led Ghanaians to pay their last respects to the late Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, immediate former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, proposing the establishment of a trust fund in memory the late politician and chartered accountant.
HOHOE :
Teachers in Hohoe demand action
Friday, November 07 2008
About 109 Diploma  Teachers in Hohoe Municipality have staged a peaceful demonstration to demand rationalization of their salaries and payment of 15 months salary arrears due them by November 15.
(FRAFRAHA) ADENTA :
Mrs Mahama donates to orphans
Friday, November 07 2008
The wife of Mr John Mahama, NDC Vice Presidential Candidate, Mrs Lordina Mahama has commended Ghanaians for their continuous support to orphanages in the country.
(ADABRAKA) AMA :
Market women enjoy micro insurance products
Friday, November 07 2008
Gemni Life Insurance Company (GLICO) has extended two of its micro insurance products to traders at the Adabraka Market in Accra with a call on them to save during their trading activities in order to fortify their future.
ACCRA :
Promote culture of tolerance and non-violence - Bombande
Friday, November 07 2008
The Executive Director of West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP), Mr Emmanuel Bombande said the promotion of the culture of tolerance and non-violence in society would make it easier to prevent conflicts.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Labourer jailed 10 years
Friday, November 07 2008
A Kumasi Circuit court has sentenced Francis Chocho 22, a labourer to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for defiling a 13-year-old Primary five pupil.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
More support for independent candidate
Friday, November 07 2008
The Akwatia Citizens Association in New York has expressed its support for Mr Basil Kwadwo Ahiable, an independent parliamentary candidate for the Akwatia constituency.
   
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko put ten on transfer
Friday, November 07 2008
Asante Kotoko have told ten players they are surplus to requirements at the club before the the new Premier League season begins on 23 November.
(NDC) POLITICS :
Party rolls out its agenda for women
Friday, November 07 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rolled out an agenda for women empowerment, promising to deal decisively with the socio-cultural beliefs that had barred a large section of women from earning income.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea plans to stay
Friday, November 07 2008
The Communications Director of Bechem Chelsea Football Club, Mr Vincent Coffie on Thursday said that appropriate measures have been put up to ensure the ambitions of the Club are achieved during the up coming Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stephen Appiah is free
Friday, November 07 2008
Fifa has declared that Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is a free agent, rubbishing Fenerbahce’s quest to get transfer fees from his potential transfer to a top English club.
(NDC) POLITICS :
Kofi Wayo joins NDC
Friday, November 07 2008
The Founder of the United Renaissance Party (URP), Mr Charles Kofi Wayo, has joined forces with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in a bid to wrest power from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December polls.
TECHIMAN :
Vodafone supports farmers day
Friday, November 07 2008
Vodafone has presented a cheque for ten thousand Ghana cedis to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture towards the organization of the 24th National Farmers’ Day celebration. 
(ODUMASE KROBO) MANYA KROBO :
Seven die in accident
Friday, November 07 2008
Seven persons died on the spot when a bus on which they were travelling somersaulted and crashed into a tree at Asitey Hill along the Orterkpolu-Krobo Odumase road on Wednesday.
BIA :
MTN takes over land illegally
Friday, November 07 2008
The chief and people of Bia have expressed their dismay over the illegal acquisition of land in the area by MTN, the leading mobile telecommunication firm in the country.
HO :
Atta Mills begins Volta tour
Friday, November 07 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of National Democratic Congress (NDC) would begin a three-day campaign tour of some constituencies in the Volta Region from today, November 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Red Bull tame Tema Youth
Friday, November 07 2008
Red Bull Academy yesterday put up a splendid performance when they reduced premier club Tema Youth FC to a mere ordinary side during an uncompromising friendly hostility played at the Sogakope.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko handed Caf ban
Friday, November 07 2008
Asante Kotoko have been slapped with a two-match home ban and a US$ 15,000 fine by Caf  after troubles marred their Confederation Cup match against Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel early last month.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
NPP urged not to be complacent
Friday, November 07 2008
Activists and supporters of New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been urged not to be complacent in their efforts to canvass for votes during Election 2008.
(BOMPATA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Why service will be held at dawn
Friday, November 07 2008
Members of Bompata branch of African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E) Zion Church in Asante Akim South District have decided to organise their service at dawn on December 7, to enable them exercise their franchise.
    
OBUASI :
New MCE sworn into office
Friday, November 07 2008
Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister has advised Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMCE’s) to give due respect and dignity to assembly members at all levels of their administration.
    
(TIMBER MARKET) AMA :
NDC office opened
Friday, November 07 2008
An office of the National Democratic (NDC) was inaugurated at the Timber Market in the Odododiodioo Constituency in Accra.
ACCRA :
New text books for schools
Friday, November 07 2008
Three new textbooks on English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science for Senior High Schools have been launched in Accra.
(PNC) POLITICS :
PNC congratulates Obama.
Friday, November 07 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC)  has congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his victory in the US presidential election and said the party had faith that his Presidency would assure the world that justice can be done to all irrespective of beliefs.
TAMALE :
How many flashpoints has the police discovered?
Friday, November 07 2008
The Ghana Police Service says it has identified some 1400 flashpoints nationwide that are likely to disturb the December 7 elections.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra Hockey Knockout
Friday, November 07 2008
As the first round of the Greater Accra Knockout takes off, there will be interesting encounters in the A-Men Division this Saturday at National Hockey Pitch, Accra.
ASHAIMAN :
Gas station burnt down
Friday, November 07 2008
Fire on Wednesday morning gutted the premises of Namas B gas filling station located opposite the Ashaiman Senior Secondary School.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa denies blocking Appiah
Friday, November 07 2008
The article published on the FIFPro website regarding the case of player Stephen Appiah and club Fenerbahce SK on Thursday 30 October draws incorrect conclusions.
AMA :
Ga -Dangme on government
Friday, November 07 2008
The Ga-Dangme Council has expressed dissatisfaction at the release of government acquired lands to their original owner recently, describing it as "not meaningful.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Etoile coach faces Sfaxien
Friday, November 07 2008
New Etoile du Sahel coach Herve Gauthier faces injury worries before the first leg of the Confederation Cup final against their Tunisian rivals CS Sfaxien.
TECHIMAN:
Tractor award for President Kufuor
Friday, November 07 2008
The National Award Winners Association has just announced the award of a tractor and its accessories for President John Agyekum Kufuor.
BOLGATANGA:
Authorities work to eliminate obsolete practices
Friday, November 07 2008
The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council, municipal and district assemblies and traditional authorities in the region will work together to enact by-laws criminalizing harmful cultural practices.
SUNYANI:
Two die in accident at Ayakomaso
Friday, November 07 2008
A 55 year old woman, Madam Rebecca Achia and her 18 year old daughter Abigail Oppong, died on the spot when a Nissan Urvan bus they were travelling on from Sunyani toward Berekum collided with a Ford mini bus at Ayakomaso in the Sunyani Municipality.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Parliament passes four bills
Friday, November 07 2008
Four bills have been passed after going through second consideration stages in Parliament. They are the Northern Development Fund; Borrowers and Lenders Bills; The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Bills; and the National Information Technology Agency Bill.
ACCRA:
Barclays Bank to sustain Street Academy support
Friday, November 07 2008
Barclays Bank Treasury has pledged to sustain its support for the Street Academy, a non-governmental organisation, to enable it to continue contributing to the development of vulnerable children in the Greater Accra Region.
TECHIMAN:
24th Farmers’ Day Celebration held
Friday, November 07 2008
Farmers in Ghana have been commended for their invaluable role in assuaging the impact of the global food crisis on the country.
ACCRA:
“I sell cannabis to make a living”- Convict
Saturday, November 08 2008
An Accra Circuit Court on Friday sentenced a 26-year- old unemployed Salami Dodzi to 10 years imprisonment after he had told the court that he sells cannabis to make a living.
(BAAKONIABA) SUNYANI:
Call for collaboration to improve education
Saturday, November 08 2008
Minister for Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic K. Fobih, has called on Heads of Second Cycle Institutions to collaborate with stakeholders in their communities to create a new, reliable and practical educational system based on high standards for continuous improvement.
    
ACCRA:
MTN role out new service
Saturday, November 08 2008
MTN, one of the leading telecommunication service providers in West Africa has introduced a new service called seamless roaming service.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Steel bender gets 10 years for defilement
Saturday, November 08 2008
A 19-year-old steel bender who threatened a 13-year old girl with a pair of scissors and defiled her was on Friday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by a Circuit Court in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Government urged to develop policy for both men and women
Saturday, November 08 2008
Government has been called on to adopt an economic policy that would promote sustainable gender equity for economic development.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR: :
Drivers asked to avoid accidents
Saturday, November 08 2008
Drivers, especially those plying the Suhum–Koforidua–Akate road have been advised to observe traffic rules and avoid overloading to prevent accidents as Election 2008 and Christmas approaches.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR: :
Fire outbreak at Suhum
Saturday, November 08 2008
Fire gutted a house at Suhum New Town in the Eastern Region on Thursday, and destroyed property estimated over 5,000 Ghana Cedis.
CAPE COAST:
UCC honour former Tanzanian leader
Saturday, November 08 2008
Authorities of University of Cape Coast (UCC) has conferred an honorary Doctor of Letters Degree on President Benjamin William Mkapa, former President of Tanzania, at a special congregation.
ACCRA:
Barclays Bank rehabilitates Street Academy
Saturday, November 08 2008
Barclays Bank Treasury has pledged to lend its continued support to activities of the Street Academy to make the neccessary interventions towards the rehabilitation and development of vulnerable children in the society.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
V/R farmers appeal for agriculture subsidies
Saturday, November 08 2008
Some award winners at this year’s Volta Regional Farmers Day celebration have appealed to government to subsidize farm inputs to help improve production and sustain the industry.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
V/R farmers appeal for agriculture subsidies
Saturday, November 08 2008
Some award winners at this year’s Volta Regional Farmers Day celebration have appealed to government to subsidize farm inputs to help improve production and sustain the industry.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Finally! Baah-Wiredu goes home
Sunday, November 09 2008
The mortal remains of former Finance Minister, Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, were on Saturday laid to rest amidst outpouring of grief at his hometown, Agogo in the Asante Akim North District.
HO:
Religious women walk for peaceful elections
Saturday, November 08 2008
Hundreds of Christian and Moslem women in the Ho Municipality have gone on a peace procession through the principal streets of Ho and called for calm during the December election.
NATIONAL:
VEEP pushes against weapon flow
Sunday, November 09 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has spoken against the flow of sophisticated weapons to Africa, which eventually
end up in the hands of rebels to perpetuate conflicts.
(AFRANSE) GOMOA EAST:
HIV/AIDS - Authorities not committed enough
Sunday, November 09 2008
The Gomoa East District Assembly has prepared a strategic Plan to combat HIV/AIDS from 2009-2012.
(FLAGSTAFF HOUSE) ACCRA:
Who occupies the palace?
Sunday, November 09 2008
The presidential palace has been completed; baring any unforeseen circumstances, it would be commissioned on Monday November 10, 2008.
(KWAHU ADAWSO) KWAHU SOUTH:
Millennium Authority assists farmers
Sunday, November 09 2008
The Millennium Development Authority (MDA), has given approval for the development of 95 farmer-based organizations, with a total membership of 4,750 to directly benefit from the programme.
(SUBI) KWAEBIBIREM:
Horticultural crops centre for Kwaebibirem
Sunday, November 09 2008
A Demonstration Centre is to be established in the Kwaebibirem District, where farmers involved in horticultural crops such as mangoes, okra, pawpaw and gardens eggs, would be trained in the production and packaging of the crops to meet export and international standards.
KUMASI:
KATH houses Modern Accident, Emergency Centre
Sunday, November 09 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated a state-of-the-art National Accident and Emergency Centre at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, to serve as the nation’s main referral facility for accidents management.
(MPRUMEM) GOMOA WEST:
Farmers to access Millennium Challenge Accounts
Sunday, November 09 2008
Farmers in the two districts of Gomoa are undergoing training in agricultural production to enable them to access the Millennium Challenge Accounts (MCA).
BATOR:
Atta Mills pledges to fight corruption
Sunday, November 09 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) says he will put in
effort to stamp out widespread corruption that currently engulfs the country after winning December’s presidential elections.
(SUAME) KMA:
Auto diagnostic centre for Suame Magazine
Sunday, November 09 2008
The Suame Magazine Industrial Development Organisation (SMIDO) has established an auto diagnostic centre at the Suame magazine.
(KODIE) AFIGYA KWABRE:
Seventeen farmers honoured
Sunday, November 09 2008
Seventeen farmers were on Friday honoured at Kodie, the capital of the Afigya-Kwabre District in the 24th anniversary celebration of National Farmers Day.
BOLGATANGA:
I won’t countenance acts of violence - Naba Abilba
Sunday, November 09 2008
The Paramount Chief of Bolgatanga, Naba Martin Abilba III, says he would not countenance any act of violence in his traditional area perpetrated by some few people to undermine peace.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
UG poised to feed oil industry
Sunday, November 09 2008
The University of Ghana, Legon, held its 60th Anniversary congregation in Accra on Saturday, pledging to reposition itself to provide the needed human and technical resources for the country’s emerging petroleum sector.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Birim Central honours 17 farmers
Sunday, November 09 2008
As part of the 24th National Farmers’ Day celebration, the Birim Central Municipal Assembly, on Friday honoured 17 farmers engaged in different categories of agricultural activities.
(WIASO) TECHIMAN :
20 perish in motor accident
Monday, November 10 2008
Tragedy struck Sunyani, the Brong Ahafo capital, when 20 residents returning from a funeral at Akuma in the Nkoranza South District perished in a motor accident at Wiaso, near Techiman.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Motorbikes to boost revenue generation
Monday, November 10 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Assembly (BCMA) has taken delivery of four "Jialing” motorcycles to help in the assembly’s revenue mobilisation.
(ESSASO) WEST AKIM :
Essaso appeals for social amenities
Monday, November 10 2008
The Assembly Member for the Essaso Electoral Area, Madam Vida Amoako in the West Akim Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region has expressed her concern about the lack of adequate social facilities to help enhance the people’s standard of living.
ACCRA :
Christians urged to vote in a peaceful manner
Monday, November 10 2008
The Superintendent Minister of Ernest Bruce Methodist Church,  Reverend Emmanuel Bortey has indicated that the church was educating its members on the need to exercise their franchise in a peaceful manner during the general elections on December 7.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Breast Cancer support services established
Monday, November 10 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the Department of Women under the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has established a Regional team on Breast Cancer Screening and Counselling Services to support Breast Cancer issues.
TECHIMAN :
Minister of Defence consoles bereaved families
Monday, November 10 2008
A high powered delegation led by the Minister of Defence, Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah, has left Accra for Techiman to offer their condolences to families of persons, who lost their lives in a tragic road accident at the outskirts of Techiman on Saturday, November 8, 2008.
(APEATU) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Passengers appeal to Highway Authority to repair road
Monday, November 10 2008
Travellers on the Suhum - Nsawam road in the Eastern Region, have appealed to the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) to take immediate steps to repair a damaged portion of that road at Apeatu near Amanase.
(BATTOR) NDC:
Atta Mills pledges to fight corruption
Monday, November 10 2008
Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, said he would put in the effort to stamp out widespread corruption that currently engulfed the country after winning December’s presidential elections.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Farmers advised to send children to school
Monday, November 10 2008
The Akim Oda District Cocoa Officer, Mr Albert Akomaning has said the setting up of the Capitation Grant by the government should spur farmers on to send their children to school.
(TOH-KPALIME) SOUTH-DAYI:
South-Dayi to resist detractors
Monday, November 10 2008
The youth of Kpalime, Kpeve and Tongor Traditional areas in the South-Dayi District have vowed to resist any attempts by any individual or group to undermine the unity in the district for political purposes.
(ZIOPE) NDC:
NDC government to establish tomato factory at Ziope
Monday, November 10 2008
Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof John Atta Mills, said an NDC government would build a tomatoes factory at Ziope near Kpetoe to provide ready market for large scale tomato farmers in the area.
(AWUTU BERAKU)AWUTU SENYA:
Assembly supports Kasoa police with mobile phones
Monday, November 10 2008
The Awutu-Senya District Assembly has supported the police at Kasoa with 10 mobile phones and four land phones to ensure effective and efficient operation.
LAWRA :
Food crops production improve in Upper West
Monday, November 10 2008
In spite of last year’s unfavourable rainfall pattern in the Upper West Region, available statistics from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) indicated that there had been a general improvement in food crops production over the past seven years.
NATIONAL:
Presbyterian Church will not change its day of worship
Monday, November 10 2008
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana has said it would not change its day of worship because of the December 07 election that falls on a Sunday.
(OSU) AMA :
Osu elders outraged at desecration of royal cemetery
Monday, November 10 2008
The chiefs and people of Osu have described as highly provocative and sacrilegious the desecration of the burial place of Osu Royals at the Ringway Estates with the erection of a mast by Zain Ghana Limited, a mobile telecommunications company.
(AKATSI) NDC:
Mills promises security for all
Monday, November 10 2008
Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDC), Prof John Atta Mills, has said a government under him would ensure security to enable the citizenry to live without fear.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Amoah brace sends NAC top
Monday, November 10 2008
In-form Ghanaian striker, Matthew Amoah sent NAC Breda to the top of the table after a 2-0 win at struggling De Graafschap.
WEST MAMPRUSI :
34 honoured
Monday, November 10 2008
Thirty four farmers in the Northern Region have been honoured for their contribution to food production in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts clinch Homowo Cup
Monday, November 10 2008
A second half brace by striker Eric Gawu powered Accra Hearts of Oak to clinch a sweet 3-0 victory over city rivals Great Olympics on Sunday at the El-Wak Stadium to lift this year’s Homowo Cup.
KASSENA NANKANA WEST :
"Spirit" children saved
Monday, November 10 2008
Afrikids, a grassroots Non-Governmental Organization assisting the area of the deprived, vulnerable, abandoned, orphaned and neglected children, has been able to save a number of children
in some parts of the Kassena-Nankana West District in the Upper East Region perceived to be spirit children and sometimes abandoned to their fate.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana draw close to U-17 finals
Monday, November 10 2008
It has been over a decade since veteran coach; Emmanuel Kwasi Afranie took part in an Under-17 competition.
(KODIE) AFIGYA -KWABRE:
Agric backbone of the economy
Monday, November 10 2008
Seventeen farmers have been honoured at Kodie, the district capital of the Afigya-Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region in the 24th anniversary celebration of National Farmers Day.
BOLGATANGA :
I will not tolerate violence- Paramount chief
Monday, November 10 2008
Naba Martin Abilba III, Paramount Chief of Bolgatanga, said he would not countenance any act of violence in his traditional area perpetrated by some few people to undermine the peace.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
16 farmers honoured
Monday, November 10 2008
Sixteen farmers in the Upper East Region have been honoured for their outstanding performance in agricultural production, as the region celebrated National Farmers Day at Sandema in the Builsa District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Managers urged to reposition clubs
Monday, November 10 2008
Mr Kofi Badu, a veteran journalist and former Managing Director of the Graphic Communications Group, has asked managers of football clubs to reposition their clubs and wean them from methods and practices that militate against progress.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
UG poised to develop human resource for oil sector
Monday, November 10 2008
The University of Ghana, Legon, held its 60th Anniversary congregation , pledging to reposition itself to provide the needed human and technical resources for the country’s emerging petroleum sector.
ACCRA :
Lawyers Action for Christ launched
Monday, November 10 2008
Mr. Justice Akamba, a judge of the Court of Appeal, has said the judiciary system must strive to identify and eliminate physical traits that can serve as barriers to justice delivery in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites in tough Wafu group
Monday, November 10 2008
Ghana’s under-20 team was handed a tough draw in Group B of the maiden West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament for youth players in the sub-region.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Student municipal best farmer
Monday, November 10 2008
As part of the 24th National Farmers’ Day celebration, the Birim Central Municipal Assembly, has honoured 17 farmers engaged in different categories of agricultural activities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffour rejects new Kotoko deal
Monday, November 10 2008
Asante Kotoko captain Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour has refused to renew his current contract with the club which runs out in January next year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts NCC organises health walk
Monday, November 10 2008
Alhaji Amadu Braimah, Chairman of the National Chapters Committee of Accra Hearts of Oak football club, has called on the supporters to unite and work hard to enable the club to regain its glory as one of the best in Africa.
WA :
Security agencies ready to ensure peace
Monday, November 10 2008
The Upper West Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Kwasi Appiah Boateng has called on the police and personnel of other security agencies to ensure that peace prevails before, during and after elections 2008.
(DABAA) ATWIMA -NWABIAGYA :
NMC chairman sets pace
Monday, November 10 2008
Mr. Paul Adu-Gyamfi, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) has  emerged the best citrus farmer at the Atwima-Nwabiagya District Farmers’ Day celebration held at Dabaa near Akropong in Ashanti.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Etoile hold Sfaxien
Monday, November 10 2008
Etoile du Sahel held their local rivals CS Sfaxien to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the all-Tunisian African Confederation Cup Final in Sfax on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien puts boot into Gunners
Monday, November 10 2008
Michael Essien has questioned Arsenal’s championship credentials by claiming they play football without getting the end product.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Man steals items worth GHC1800
Monday, November 10 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has convicted a 42-year-old mason, Alfred Biney, for stealing 35 pieces of iron rods valued at 1,800 Ghana cedis, belonging to his employers.
ACCRA :
Poverty increasing population in orphanages-CRI
Monday, November 10 2008
A survey on vulnerable children, Care Reform Initiative (CRI) a Non-Governmental Organization sponsored by the Department of Social Welfare revealed that out of 4,000 vulnerable children identified living in orphan homes 3,800 have parents and the main factors leading to their institutionalization were extreme poverty.
HO :
New regional president elected
Monday, November 10 2008
Fears of a second abortive attempt at electing the President and Vice-President of the Volta Region House of Chiefs and its five representatives to the National House of Chiefs generated tense moments in the House.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful continues in Sweden
Monday, November 10 2008
Harrison Afful has stayed on in the Scandinavian region for trials with Helsinborg of Sweden after failing to land a deal in Norway.
Afful, the regular Ghana left back and voted the best defender on the domestic
(NKYENUA) AKUAPEM NORTH :
24 win awards
Monday, November 10 2008
Twenty four farmers, fishermen and officials were honoured  for being the best farmers and officials in the Eastern Region in the agriculture industry for the year 2008 at the celebration of the 24th Eastern Regional Farmer’ Day at Nkyenua in the Akuapem North District.
TAMALE :
Food surpluses observed in region
Monday, November 10 2008
The Northern Region this year recorded food surpluses of over 918,147, metric tonnes in all the major food crops as a result of the good policies of government and the favourable rainfall pattern experienced in the region this year.
    
EFFUTU :
Pastor wins best farmer
Monday, November 10 2008
Thirty-Seven farmers and fishermen from the Effutu Municipality and Awutu-Senya district were honoured at the 24th National Farmers Day celebration jointly organised by the two Assemblies at Awutu Beraku.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
17 awarded
Monday, November 10 2008
Seventeen farmers, a second cycle school and an agriculture extension agent were among recipients of awards at the Kwaebibirem District celebration of the National Farmers’ Day at Subi near Kade.
NATIONAL :
Palace named Golden Jubilee Presidential House
Monday, November 10 2008
The President of the Republic of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor has commissioned the newly constructed presidential house in Accra.
TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
16 honoured
Monday, November 10 2008
Sixteen hard working farmers and a technical officer of the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira District were honoured at a farmers’ Day held at Ama-Kwamoano.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coach downplays Elephants’ strength
Monday, November 10 2008
The coach of one of Africa’s most highly-rated teams, Ivory Coast, has branded the side as "average".
AWUTU SENYA :
New cassava variety introduced
Monday, November 10 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Effutu Municipality and Awutu-Senya district have introduced three new  varieties of high yielding cassava to some selected farmers in the area for multiplication.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO/HEMAN/LOWER DENKYIRA:
Farmer convicted for wrongful defecation
Monday, November 10 2008
Johnson Essumang, a 32-year old farmer from Twifo- Praso who defecated in a newly constructed slaughter house was last Friday sentenced to a fine of GH¢ 150.00 by a district magistrate’s court at Twifo- Praso.
ACCRA :
EC to refer cases to BNI
Monday, November 10 2008
The December elections will be free, fair and transparent, and it would be acceptable to all Ghanaians, Mr Christian Owusu-Pare, acting Director of Public Affairs, Electoral Commission (EC) said.   
AGONA WEST:
Sunflower for bio diesel
Monday, November 10 2008
A total of 230 hectares of Sunflower farms for the production of Bio-diesel had matured and ready for harvesting.
ACCRA :
Presidential palace construction exceeded budget
Monday, November 10 2008
The historic commissioning of the new presidential palace in Accra was characterised by the colourful representation of dignitaries from all over the world  and locally including the Indian Foreign minister and the diplomatic corps, the Ga chief amongst others.
(SEFWI SUI) SEFWI WIASO:
Sefwi Wiaso honours farmers
Monday, November 10 2008
A 49-year-old farmer from Sefwi-Ntrereso, Mr Mumuni Abbam, has been adjudged the best farmer in the Sefwi-Wiawso District.
(HALF-ASSINI) JOMORO:
Decentralisation is priority under new reforms
Monday, November 10 2008
One of the basic objectives of the on-going education reforms, is to promote decentralization of education management, enhance ownership and local participation in decision making.
(HALF-ASSINI) JOMORO:
Half-Assini School Science Centre refurbished
Monday, November 10 2008
The rehabilitated and refurbished science resource centre of the Half-Assini Senior High School, in the Jomoro district, was at the weekend inaugurated by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Mr Ato Essuman.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Omatek set to open Resources centre
Monday, November 10 2008
Omatek, a computer company, in collaboration with organizations and institutions of learning is ready to set up resources centres as part of strategies to sustain the company’s growth.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Kade gives Ndoum rousing reception
Monday, November 10 2008
Flag-bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Ndoum, received a rousing welcome when he visited
Kade on Friday to give his message of “change”.
(OLD TAFO) KUMASI:
Caterers, Decorators advised to form Association
Monday, November 10 2008
The Manager of Jebric Catering and Decoration Services at Old Tafo in Kumasi, Mrs Joana Dotse Bansah, has advocated the formation of association for caterers and decorators to help champion their cause.
ACCRA:
TEWU pushes for better service conditions
Monday, November 10 2008
The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has appealed to the National Labour Commission (NLC) to help resolve the issue concerning the use of the new rates to determine their condition of service.
WA:
TUC to address low wage snag
Monday, November 10 2008
The Ghana Trades Union Congress would soon embark on a campaign to address the issue of low wages within the public sector, Dr Anthony Yaw Baah, Deputy Secretary-General of the Congress told workers in Wa at the weekend.
ACCRA:
Ghana lacks prudent agric development policy
Monday, November 10 2008
A former Vice President for Africa at the World Bank (WB), Dr. Gobind Nankani,  on Monday said the nation’s over dependence on imported food products was proof of a failed agricultural development policy.
TEMA:
’Military presence on Election Day crucial’
Monday, November 10 2008
A military officer on Monday asked Ghanaians to discard the notion that the presence of military personnel at polling stations on Election Day would intimidate the public from exercising their franchise.
ACCRA:
British Council marks 65th anniversary
Monday, November 10 2008
The British Council will mark its 65th Anniversary celebration with a grand musical concert that would feature best Hiplife artist, Kwaw Kesse and the world acclaimed London Community Gospel Choir to further strengthen intercultural dialogue between Ghana and United Kingdom.
KUMASI:
Ashanti Police announces change in ban
Monday, November 10 2008
The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Mr. Kwaku Ayesu Opare-Addo, Ashanti Regional Police Commander, has directed that the period for ban on the movement of heavy duty vehicles above three tonnes within the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM in the region has been changed to 10:00 PM to 6:00AM.
NATIONAL:
EU dispatches 24 electoral observers
Monday, November 10 2008
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Ghana on Monday dispatched 24 long-term electoral observers to the 10 regions.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Fresher in court for stealing computer
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Kade District Magistrate’s Court presided over by Mr Kwaku Baah Frempong, has remanded in prison custody a student charged with stealing a GH¢2,000 laptop computer belonging to his school housemaster.
    
ACCRA :
Formulate comprehensive youth policy
Tuesday, November 11 2008
Government has been urged to formulate a comprehensive national youth policy to accelerate the development of young people in Ghana.
ACCRA :
Foreign Policy Institute to be named after Kufuor
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD is constructing a Foreign Policy Institute to serve as a centre of promoting excellence in international relations.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Farmer defrauds rice miller
Tuesday, November 11 2008
A farmer, Kwasi Odoi, who defrauded a female rice miller of GH¢70 after promising to supply her with rice, has been granted a GH¢1,000 bail with a surety by the Asamankese Circuit court.
(MAMPONG-AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Cocoa Marketing Company Ladies Club go to the field
Tuesday, November 11 2008
As part of their 6th anniversary celebration, the ladies club of the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) in Accra, Tema and Takoradi paid a visit to Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm and the Jubilee Cocoa Farm both at Mampong Akuapim in the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Police warn of weapons at electoral centres
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Police Administration has issued a strong reminder that it is illegal for anyone to carry any weapon, lethal or non-lethal, licensed or unlicensed, to polling stations or electoral centres on December 7.
WA :
EC dismisses allegation
Tuesday, November 11 2008
An official of the Electoral Commission (EC), has refuted allegations by leaders and supporters of some political parties that the body was planning to rig Election 2008.
TECHIMAN :
Government calls for investigation into the Techiman accident
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Minister of Defence, Mr Albert Kan Dapaah,  has called for a thorough investigation into the motor accident at Twimea Nkwanta near Techiman at the weekend that claimed 22 lives.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
About 453 electoral flashpoints identified in W/R
Tuesday, November 11 2008
A total of 453 electoral flash points have been identified in the Western Region, Deputy Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr Benjamin Bano-Bioh, said.
(OSINO) NDC:
Ofosu Ampofo promises effective leadership
Tuesday, November 11 2008
National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, told the people of Fanteakwa that his return to contest for the Fanteakwa seat was to offer them effective leadership and development.
(EGUASE) MFANTSEMAN:
Government employees adjudged best tomato farmers
Tuesday, November 11 2008
Two government employees, Constable Robert D. Tanyine of Saltpond Police Station and Mr. Latif Eduam, Bursar of Ekumfi T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School were adjudged the best tomatoes and pineapple farmers in the Mfantseman municipality.
(APOWA) STMA:
More APRM District Oversight Committees inaugurated
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Chairman of the African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council (NAPRM-GC),  Professor Samuel K. Agyepong has said the formation of the District Oversight Committees (DOC) are aimed at expanding the operationalisation of the concept.
(KWAEBIBIREM) CRIME :
Palm-wine tapper jailed for stealing cocoa
Tuesday, November 11 2008
A palm-wine tapper, Prosper Ashiabe, has been sentenced to a two-year prison term by the Kade District Magistrate’s Court for stealing, a cocoa sack and 105 kilogramme of cocoa valued at GH¢171.36.
TAMALE :
Tamale ready for second IEA debate
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Political atmosphere in Tamale is charged with high expectations on the arrival of the four presidential aspirants who will appear in the second Institute of Economics Affairs (lEA) debate tomorrow.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana gunning for Wafu glory
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The drawing of teams for the West Africa Football Union (Wafu) tournament would be comforting for Sellas Tetteh as he prepares his Black Satellites for the major African Youth Championship next year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy reveals Ghana baptism
Tuesday, November 11 2008
Birmingham flyer Quincy Owusu Abeyie has enjoyed his introduction to the English Championship - but he admits that nothing would beat the ’baptism’ Ghana gave him.
ACCRA:
Services export strategy launched
Tuesday, November 11 2008
A programme dubbed: "National Services Export Strategy," has been launched with the aim of exporting consultancy services, medical tourism, travel and leisure, education and other non-tangible and invisible services provided by Ghanaians abroad.
(ASAMANKESE) CRIME:
Trader in court for stealing cassava
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A 35-year-old trader, Yaw Asante has been granted a GH¢300 bail with one surety by the Asamankese Circuit Court when he appeared before it charged with stealing four sacks of cassava.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Barclays donates to Agona Swedru Hospital
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Agona Swedru branch of the Barclays Bank has presented baby mattresses and other items to the Agona Swedru Government Hospital worth GH¢ 1,200.
WA:
Armed Forces students tour Upper West
Tuesday, November 11 2008
Twelve students from Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College are on a five-day tour of Upper West Region to evaluate the implementation and impact of government policies and programmes on the people.
(NABORI) WEST GONJA:
West Gonja honours farmers
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The 24th edition of the West Gonja District Farmers Day celebration has been held at Nabori.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Farmer jailed for stealing shanks
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The Akim Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced a 55-year-old farmer to six years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing railway shanks, property of Ghana Railway Company.
(GOMOA ENYEME) GOMOA WEST:
Community raises GH¢1,500 for library complex
Tuesday, November 11 2008
The chiefs and people of Gomoa Enyeme in the Gomoa West District has raised an amount of GH¢ 1,500 in aid of a library complex.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Teachers call for intensification of education on new syllabus
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Home Economics teachers in the Western region, have appealed to the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ministry of Education to intensify education on the new educational reforms.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
President of W/R House of Chiefs re-elected
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Omanhene of Lower Axim Traditional Area, Awulae Attibrukusu III, has been unanimously re-elected as the President of the Western Regional House of Chiefs for another four-year term.
ACCRA :
Kufuor lays wreath to remember war heroes
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A solemn wreath-laying ceremony was on Tuesday held at the Christianborg War Cemetery in Accra to mark this year’s national Remembrance Day for Ghanaian soldiers killed in wars and peacekeeping operations across the world.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
Korle Bu begins kidney transplant
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has successfully performed the first kidney transplant in the country.
(TEMA) TMA :
Management of SSNIT calls for cooperation
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has called for the cooperation of management of establishments to address pertinent problems confronting contributors to make them feel comfortable to work.
(AGOGOSO) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Assemblyman adjudged best farmer
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A 40-year-old Assemblyman for Ahwiafutu Electoral Area Mr Isaac Kofi Marfo was adjudged the best farmer in Atwima Mponua District at the 24th Annual National Farmers Day held at Agogoso.
(PAGA) NDC:
Pele urges the electorate to vote for him
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), parliamentary candidate for China-Paga constituency, Mr. Abuga Pele, said he would win the polls overwhelmingly on 7 December to retain the seat.
ACCRA:
Journalists warned against sensationalism
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The media have been cautioned to exhibit a “high sense of responsibility” to ensure fairness, factuality and accuracy in reporting of incidents to enable the country to achieve free, fair, credible and peaceful polls.
(HALF-ASSINI) JOMORO :
Half Assini science resource centre refurbished
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The rehabilitated and refurbished science resource centre of the Half-Assini Senior High School, in the Jomoro district, has been inaugurated by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Mr Ato Essuman.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Kumasi South Hospital receives equipment
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A Ghanaian Midwife based in Germany has donated a number of hospital equipment worth 100,000 Euros to the Kumasi South Hospital at a ceremony in Kumasi.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Effia-Kwesiministim EC office relocated
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Effia-Kwesiministim and Takoradi Sub-Metropolitan office of the Electoral Commission (EC), has moved to a new location, 12 days after a Ghana News Agency report revealed the poor state of offices.
WA :
Upper West Chiefs elects Naa Gore II as President.
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Upper West Regional House of Chiefs has elected Naa Suhiminiye Dana Gore II, Paramount chief of the Dorimon Traditional Area, unopposed ,as the new President of the House.
(KPEDZE) SOUTH DAYI:
NCCE calls for public co-operation
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Volta Regional Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Fidelis Attoh, has called on the citizenry especially the youth to cooperate with security personnel and electoral officers to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections this year.
(TMA) CRIME :
Driver fined for knocking down police officer
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Tema Circuit Court ‘A’, has fined a 39-year-old driver GH¢600 for knocking down a police dispatch rider.
(AKYEME ODA) NDC:
Rawlings “electrifies” crowd at Oda and Swedru
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Former President John Jerry Rawlings, received a rousing welcome from hundreds of supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), literarily poured into the Akyem Oda and Akyem Swedru Constituencies during his visit to the area as part of his campaign tour of the Eastern Region.
NATIONAL :
Nurses conference underway
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Minister for Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), has said regenerative health education should be prominent in school syllabus to educate Ghanaians and promote a healthy lifestyle.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Song composed to mark Remembrance Day
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Private Stephen Boakye, a 92 year-old veteran, has composed an inspiring song for veterans and the military as a whole to mark World Remembrance Day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agyemang joins red wave in Kumasi
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Louis Agyemang has snubbed Accra Hearts of Oak and signed up with Kumasi Asante Kotoko in a bid to resurrect a career that has gone downhill in the last few years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Odense chase Ghanaian starlet
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Danish League side, Odense BK, are reported to be chasing Ghana youth international Sampson Cudjoe.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah won’t fall for Opeele
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Daniel Yeboah says Tema Youth have a right to be angry after he decided at the last minute to ditch them in preference for a move to Kpandu Heart of Lions.
(KUMASI) KMA:
KNUST students sensitises
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A day’s forum aimed at sensitizing students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on their civic roles and responsibilities in promoting non-violence in the upcoming elections was held in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GUSA cross-country over
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Prince K. Odoom of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) run a fantastic race to win the 13th Inter-University Cross-Country competition with a time of 39 minutes 10 seconds at the UCC sports grounds on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe fails in Denmark trials
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe is returning home after failing on trials with Danish side Odense.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA:
Workshop on HIV/AIDS held
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A stakeholders’ workshop on District Management Response to HIV/AIDS was organized in Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cooreman the man for Kotoko
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Belgian coach Maurice Cooreman will meet his new players for the first time later on Tuesday after agreeing a deal to become Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s new boss.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan makes injury return
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has returned to action after four months out with a thigh injury.
ACCRA:
Observing mission will not comment on elections
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) will not make any comment on the outcome of the December 7 elections, Chief Observer on the mission, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Division II Middle League
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Central Region Division Two Middle League kicked off on Sunday at the Robert Mensah Stadium at Cape Coast.
NATIONAL:
Government’s foreign policy has paid off - Kufuor
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Government’s foreign policy of good neighbourliness and economic diplomacy pursued within the past eight years has paid off, President John Agyekum Kufuor said in Accra.
ACCRA :
11 districts get solar energy.
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A project aimed at providing solar energy for people in rural areas has commenced in 11 districts in the country. The project, which is being undertaken by the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP), is intended to serve communities where there is no access to electricity through the national grid.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A project aimed at providing solar energy for people in rural areas has commenced in 11 districts in the country. The project, which is being undertaken by the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP), is intended to serve communities where there is no access to electricity through the national grid.                                                                           
ACCRA :
MTN supports EC
Wednesday, November 12 2008
MTN Ghana has presented a package to the Electoral Commission in support of the December 7 general elections.  The Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, Ms Mawuena Dumor presented the items worth GHC 239,050.00. 
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Task Force meets to devise strategies
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Heads of District Election Task Force Committees in the Eastern Region, members of the Regional Task Force and other top security coordinators on Tuesday held a meeting to devise strategies to handle security during, before and after next month’s general elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’ll Experiment With Tunisian Game
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Milovan Rajevac has said that Ghana’s international friendly against Tunisia on the 19th of November would give him the opportunity to continue to test new players he hopes to bring into the squad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nelson denies allegation
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak board member Frank Nelson says the club’s search for a new chief executive will be done in a transparent manner after concerns that the search party is favouring one candidate.
NATIONAL:
Allegations to rig elections are baseless- Osei-Adjei
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD, Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, said allegations of government planning to rig the December 7 elections were baseless.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah makes return to training
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Ghana defender John Mensah has returned to training following a month out with a hamstring injury.
MFANTSEMAN :
GHC 16000 drawn from project.
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Clients of the Rural Enterprises Project made a total sale of GH¢16,000 at the close of the fifth day of the trade show held at Mankessim in the Central Region.
(OSU) AMA :
Traditional council admits lease
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Osu Traditional Council has admitted that it has leased the premises of the Osu Royal Mausoleum at the Ringway Estates to Zain Ghana Limited to erect a communications mast there.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zumdick Delighted With Ghana Return
Wednesday, November 12 2008
EX- Black Stars head coach, Ralf “The Cat” Zumdick returned to the country last week Wednesday after honouring an invitation from the new owners of Ashantigold SC, Fortia Limited to spend a month with the club as they round up preparations for the upcoming Onetouch Premier League.
TAMALE :
Second debate tonight.
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Tamale is bubbling with intense political activities as anxious residents eagerly await their turn of the showdown among the four leading presidential candidates on the platform of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Top 16 Table Tennis Championship
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) "Top 16" Championship came off Tuesday, November 11 at the D.G. Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra.
ACCRA :
Co operate with any new president
Wednesday, November 12 2008
President J.A. Kufuor, has asked career diplomats who will continue to work in the Foreign Service after he had completed his tenure as the leader of the country early next year to remain loyal to the next administration.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
High home expectation drives Essien
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Michael Essien says there is more pressure in playing for the Black Stars of Ghana than turning out for Chelsea.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari makes return
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has returned to training with Italian side Inter Milan after two weeks out with injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Amoah header kills Omniworld
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Ghana striker Matthew Amoah returned to haunt defenders in Holland on Tuesday night as his dramatic late strike dumped Omniworld out of the Dutch Cup.
SEKONDI TAKORADI :
Regional GHS worried.
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Western Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has expressed concern about the absence of records on people described as having “returned from irregular migration”.
SHAMA :
NHIS performance in district
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Shama District National Health Insurance Scheme, Wilson Doku, has stated that one of the problems facing the scheme is the prescription of drugs not covered under the scheme.
SEKONDI -TAKORADI :
Western region to experience better communication
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Western Region will from this month benefit from the roll-out plans designed by Vodafone, the new operators of Ghana Telecom to extend modern services to deprived areas in the country.
KASSENA NANKANA :
Navrongo traditional council advises youth
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Navrongo Traditional Council has advised citizens of the area not to accept any money from politicians to influence them to engage in acts of vandalism, before, during and after the December poll.
(SIMPA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
DCE in call for peace
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr George Mireku Duker, has called for peace and unity among the people.
KUMASI:
“Exercise Peace Angel” fever catches Kumasi
Wednesday, November 12 2008
As part of preparations towards the December general elections, a joint security training exercise will be conducted by members of the various security agencies in the Ashanti Region.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Guard against forces of disunity - Moderator
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Moderator of General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, has called on Ghanaians to imbibe the qualities of unity and constructive criticisms that sustained human societies and churches.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU JUABEN:
Rural development workshop opens
Wednesday, November 12 2008
A workshop to develop indicators that have multi-sectoral underpinnings which could be used to assess and monitor rural development efforts by successive governments was on Tuesday opened at Akyawkrom near Ejisu in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH:
Fisherman jailed 10 years for defilement
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Mpraeso Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced Christian Vigbedor, an 18-year-old fisherman, to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 15-year-old first year Junior High School student, at Nketepa in the Kwahu South District.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
’Return NDC to power’
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Communications Director of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ms Hannah Tetteh has asked the electorate to remember the numerous developmental projects undertaken by NDC and return it to power for a better Ghana.
BOLGATANGA:
HIV/AIDS patients demand parity
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The Upper East Regional branch of people living with HIV/AIDS has stressed the need for the Ghana Health Services to provide equal and efficient service delivery to all clients without discrimination.
TAMALE:
Second debate in full swing
Wednesday, November 12 2008
The second of two presidential debates preceding the
December 7 General Elections has started in earnest, with
the presidential candidates of the four major political parties
with representation in Parliament struggling to meet demands of
questions ranging from governance to economy.
(OKPONGLO) GA EAST:
Ghana, India to build Foreign Policy Institute
Wednesday, November 12 2008
Ghana and India yesterday laid the foundation for the construction of a $5 million Foreign Policy Institute at Okponglo in Accra to train Ghanaian diplomats.
(MBEASE NSUTA) TARKWA NSUAEM) :
No tension at Mbease Nsuta – Chief declares
Thursday, November 13 2008
The chief of Mbease-Nsuta, Nana Adu Panyin has denied that there is tension in the area saying the town was ready to welcome the Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Limited (GSBPL), a mining company to hold a forum in respect of its operations in the area.
(YAW BRONYA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
CSM outbreak claims 10 lives
Thursday, November 13 2008
Ten persons have been confirmed dead following an epidemic of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) at Yaw Bronya, a farming community near Ofoase in Asante Akim-South District.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Financial education for rural women advocated
Thursday, November 13 2008
A lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, has called for effective education on pre-credit and post-credit activities for women in the rural areas to enable them to understand how the financial market operates.
ACCRA :
Baah-Wiredu Trust Fund receives donation
Thursday, November 13 2008
Gemini Life Insurance Company (GLICO) has presented a cheque for GH¢10,000 as its donation towards the setting up of a Trust Fund in memory of the late Minister of Finance, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(APOWA) STMA :
Tipper truck runs into NDC Keep Fit Club
Thursday, November 13 2008
A fully loaded tipper truck with registration number GR 3028X run into supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during a keep fit exercise, killing Ekow Obbowe, a 12-year old Primary One pupil and injuring several others at Apowa in the Western Region.
(AMOADIKROM) SUHUM/KRABOA/ COALTAR :
Amoadikrom appeals to Assembly to rehabilitate well
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Chief of Amoadikrom, Nana Opare Beye Oman has appealed to the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Assembly to rehabilitate the only water well in the area which got damaged more than five years.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Carpenters appeal to Forestry Commission
Thursday, November 13 2008
Carpenters attending a workshop on capacity building, have called on the Forestry Commission (FC) to enforce the law that compel saw millers to sell 20 percent of lumber produced locally.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ghanaians urged to promote traditional songs
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Director of the Centre of Alliance Francaise has stressed the need for the nation to embark on the promotion of traditional songs to boost tourism
HO:
Grant tax holidays to new enterprises – NBSSI
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mr Emmanuel Nyarko has called on government to grant tax holidays to newly established enterprises especially those owned by young people.
(DOME) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Dome Community appeals for police station
Thursday, November 13 2008
The chiefs and elders of Dome in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District of the Eastern Region have appealed to the Minister of Interior and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to establish a police station at Dome.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
COCOBOD adopts strategies to improve labour practices
Thursday, November 13 2008
COCOBOD has adopted educational and capacity building strategies to improve labour practices in cocoa growing communities, a Senior Research Officer of the Board,  Mr Paul Ntim, has said.
TAMALE :
Security paramount at debate
Thursday, November 13 2008
There was heavy security presence at the Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literary and Bible Translation (GILLBT) Training Centre at Tamale during the Second 2008 Presidential Debate organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) .
     
(TAMALE) NDC :
Take a second look- Mills
Thursday, November 13 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential Candidate, has called for the separation of the criminal aspect of conflicts from the traditional dimensions in order to deal with such situations effectively.
(TAMALE) CPP :
CPP to fight drugs
Thursday, November 13 2008
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has said that the reputation of Ghana had been badly damaged as a result of the increasing drug trade in the country.
SHAMA :
Single mother’s dead foetus removed
Thursday, November 13 2008
A 24-year old single mother of four, Millicent Arthur, alias Mena Deku, has been discharged from the Takoradi hospital after undergoing a successful operation to remove a dead foetus.
(TAMALE) PNC :
PNC for grassroots
Thursday, November 13 2008
Dr Edward Mahama, Presidential Candidate of People’s National Convention (PNC) on Wednesday said he would ensure that the people at the grassroots wielded power so that they could hold government functionaries accountable for their actions.
(TAMALE) NPP :
Constitutional review my focus- Akuffo Addo
Thursday, November 13 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of New Patriotic Party (NPP), said he would propose the establishment of a Constitutional Review Committee if elected as President on December 7.
TAMALE :
All four pledge peace for Ghana
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Second Presidential Debate organised by the Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA) has ended in Tamale with a pledge by the four candidates to ensure that there is peace before, during and after Election 2008.
(KMA) CRIME:
Friend jailed six years for stealing cash/mobile phones
Thursday, November 13 2008
A Kumasi circuit court has sentenced a 19-year old boy to six years imprisonment for stealing two mobile phones and a cash of GH¢1,000 belonging to a taxi driver.
(NDC) AMA :
Party to tackle issue of Accra lands
Thursday, November 13 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will review ACT 2 on Land Development (Protection) of the Purchaser, enacted during the First Republic on lands in Accra and its environs, if it wins the 2008 Elections.
   
(NDC) WEST AKYEM :
Nana Addo challenged.
Thursday, November 13 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has challenged the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to condemn the alleged acts of brutalities being meted to NDC supporters at Kyebi by NPP supporters.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Two persons remanded for stealing a bulldozer
Thursday, November 13 2008
Two persons, Mohammed Musah, an auto-electrician and Moses Amenyo, welder of the Tema Steal works, appeared before the Nsawam Magistrate’s court on three counts of conspiracy to commit crime, causing unlawful damage and stealing.
(NPP) ACCRA :
Teachers to enjoy package from NPP
Thursday, November 13 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said the next government formed by the party would provide special allowances and study leave to teachers in rural areas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah recovery excites Lyon
Thursday, November 13 2008
Lyon coach Claude Puel is expecting Ghana international, John Mensah to return to match action soon following the defender’s recovery from injury.
(NIMA) AMA :
Inmate’s visitor arrested for possessing drugs
Thursday, November 13 2008
A 25 year-old unemployed, who was found with wrappers of Indian hemp in his pocket when he visited an inmate at the Nima Police station, has been put before an Accra Circuit Court.
(CPP) ACCRA :
Education to be modified
Thursday, November 13 2008
Dr. Vladmir Antwi Danso, a leading member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has said the party would modify and expand the current educational reforms to meet the needs of the growing Ghanaian population and to modernise society.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB to meet premiership clubs
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Premier League Board (PLB) would meet representatives of the sixteen premiership sides, Thursday afternoon.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Parliamentary candidates debate
Thursday, November 13 2008
Parliamentary candidates for the Akwatia constituency in Election 2008, engaged in a debate in which they told the people what they could achieve for them, if elected into Parliament.
NATIONAL:
Estimates for 2009 fiscal year expected to be read
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Minister of State at Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Anthony Akoto-Osei is expected to move a motion in Parliament for the approval of estimates of the revenues and expenditure of government for the 2009 financial year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goal harvest at middle League
Thursday, November 13 2008
Dunkwa-on-Offin STARKE F/C reaped a goal harvest when they spanked Agona Swedru Amanpong 5-1 in their Central Region Division Two Middle League encounter at the Robert Mensah stadium at Cape Coast.
( KMA) NDC:
Busias’ daughter launches campaign
Thursday, November 13 2008
Nana Frema Busia, daughter of the late Dr Kofi Abrefa Busia, Prime Minister of the second republic,has launched her campaign to become a member of parliament for the Manhyia Constituency in Kumasi as an independent candidate.
 
KMA :
Parliamentary candidates participate in forum
Thursday, November 13 2008
Kind Clan Club, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) and the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), will jointly organise a political forum for parliamentary candidates at Tafo in Kumasi on November 16, 2008.
KMA :
Ashanti security braise up for elections
Thursday, November 13 2008
Security agencies in the Ashanti Region has held a conference in Kumasi to brainstorm and strategise towards ensuring peaceful elections on December 7, 2008.
ACCRA :
Seek permission before entering polling stations- EC
Thursday, November 13 2008
Regional Ministers and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives would require the permission of presiding officers on Election Day to enter polling stations, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Electoral Commissioner said .
 
ACCRA :
Protect Ghana, media urged
Thursday, November 13 2008
A media research organisation, has urged the media to protect the image of the country during this year’s election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas hails team’s work ethic
Thursday, November 13 2008
Black Satellites coach, Sellas Tetteh has hailed his team’s work ethic, one week after going through the drills with a 30-man squad.
CAPE COAST :
Uneasy calm over transfer of votes
Thursday, November 13 2008
Mr Akayire Kamparah, Central Regional Police Commander, has warned that the police would deal with activists and supporters of any political party whose activities endanger security in the Region.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Baseline returns with promotion
Thursday, November 13 2008
Prince and Baseline, one of the country’s foremost boxing promoters have bounced back to the pugilist trade after three years of absence.
AGONA EAST :
Plan your families- DCE
Thursday, November 13 2008
Mr Dennis Armah-Frempong, District Chief Executive for Agona East has urged marriage couples to plan the number of children they could cater for, to avoid problems.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens prepare for AWC
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Black Queens on Wednesday had their first training session ahead of the start of the 6th African Women Championship to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Judiciary will deal with corruption- Chief Justice
Thursday, November 13 2008
Her Ladyship Mrs Georgina Wood, Chief Justice, has reiterated her administration’s resolve to do everything in its power to discourage the menace of judicial corruption.
KWABRE EAST :
17 supported
Thursday, November 13 2008
17 people with difficulty moving in the Kwabre District have received brand new wheel chairs worth thousands of Ghana cedis.
NATIONAL:
Elect Assembly Members, DCEs along partisan lines — Candidates
Thursday, November 13 2008
The four leading presidential candidates in the December 7 polls were yesterday unanimous in the need to elect district, municipal and metropolitan chief executives (DMMCEs) as well as assembly members, along partisan lines.
(BOMSO) KWAEBIBIREM :
Its a civic responsibility
Thursday, November 13 2008
Two Evangelists of the Church of Christ have appealed to Ghanaians to see the forthcoming elections as an exercise in civic responsibility and not an opportunity to plunge the country into civil strife.
GOMOA WEST :
Independent candidate addresses chiefs
Thursday, November 13 2008
Mr Edwin Abeka -Williams, an independent parliamentary candidate for Gomoa West has stated that he is ”the only candidate who can send the people to the promising land”.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Odotei sure of Faisal success
Thursday, November 13 2008
Newly appointed Chief Executive of King Faisal, Vincent Odotei Sowah, wants to amends at the club after an acrimonious tenure at Hearts of Oak.
AWUTU SENYA :
Maize and Cassava cultivation goes up
Thursday, November 13 2008
Maize and Cassava cultivation in the Effutu municipality and Awutu-Senya district increased this year due to constant education by extension officer of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the area.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cameroon stay top in Africa
Thursday, November 13 2008
Cameroon remain Africa’s top-rated national side but have slipped down the global table in the latest Fifa rankings.
BAWKU:
Parties in Bawku conflict make reconciliatory moves
Thursday, November 13 2008
Parties in the Bawku conflict have made significant reconciliatory moves, raising hopes of finding a solution to the conflict.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kamoko rated 9th
Thursday, November 13 2008
Ghana’s Braimah Kamoko a.k.a. Bukom  banku has rate  amongst the world’s greatest boxers.
(SEKONDI)STMA :
GHACEM organises workshop
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Ghana Cement Works (Ghacem) is capable of producing a special type of cement that would withstand corrosion by the sea to improve the life-span of public and individual properties particularly in the coastal towns and cities.
    
SUNYANI WEST :
Dutch company to provide water
Thursday, November 13 2008
Vitens, a Dutch Water Company through a Trust Fund called “Water for Life Foundation” is to spend more than 700,000 euros to supply potable water to some communities in the country.
KWABRE EAST :
Pay more attention to science
Thursday, November 13 2008
The District Director of Agriculture in the Kwabre District, Mr. S. K. Semakor, has admonished farmers in the district to resort to scientific approach in their ventures.
SEKONDI:
W/R Electoral Task Force calls for order
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Western Regional Electoral Security Task Force has noted with great concern the heightened political tension resulting partly from unguarded utterances from political activists and some social commentators on radio discussion and phone-in programmes.
SUNYANI:
Tree planting exercise underway
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Forest Forum of the Forest Service Division will embark on tree planting exercises throughout the region to promote forest resources.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema food vendors undergo health screening
Thursday, November 13 2008
Food and beverage vendors in the Tema Metropolis have 
undergone series of health screening to help prevent the spread of communicable diseases in the metropolis.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe slams Danish deceit
Thursday, November 13 2008
Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe, the star of the Ghanaian Premier League, is blaming deceitful agents for his failed attempt to win a contract in Denmark.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Team for Tunisia game named
Thursday, November 13 2008
As Ghana gets ready to host next week’s international friendly, Milovan Rajevac has picked a 21 man squad in preparation for the game against Tunisia.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
’NDC will accelerate development programmes’
Thursday, November 13 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Evalue Gwira says an NDC government would accelerate development programmes to reduce poverty and unemployment to stamp out crime.
NATIONAL:
Parliament sanctions Home Mortgage Bill
Thursday, November 13 2008
Parliament on Thursday passed a bill that would provide a uniform system of home mortgage financing into law.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s debt is US$ 7.65 billion
Thursday, November 13 2008
Ghana’s debt, including contingent liability from COCOBOD, at the end of last September stood at US$ 7,652.46 million, a Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, has told Parliament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Candidates to revamp school sports
Thursday, November 13 2008
Four of the Presidential Candidates vying for the presidency on Wednesday gave the assurance that they would place premium in organising Inter-Schools and Colleges Games to improve sports development at the grassroots level in the country if they are given the mandate on the December 7 elections.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Journalists to play chief role
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Northern Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr Sylvester Kanyi, has advised journalists to refrain from acts that could mar the December 7 elections.
TEMA:
TOR incurs US$ 168 million debt
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mr John Attafuah, says the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) incurred a debt of US$168.147 million due to recent hikes in world crude oil prices.
(KORLE-BU) ACCRA:
Maiden kidney transplant players recuperating
Thursday, November 13 2008
The patients and donors of the first kidney transplant are doing remarkably well, authorities at the Korle_Bu Teaching Hospital said on Thursday.
(ANYINAMSO) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Thirty-one perish in road accident
Thursday, November 13 2008
Thirty-one people died on the spot while twenty-nine others sustained serious injuries when two 207 Benz buses collided head-on at Anyinamso Number Two, near Mpasatia in the Atwima-Mponua District on Thursday morning.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Seven in court for cocoa theft
Thursday, November 13 2008
Seven people including three soldiers have appeared before an Asamankese Circuit Court on three counts of conspiracy to rob, robbery and dishonestly receiving 608 bags of cocoa beans.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police urged to guard against excesses
Thursday, November 13 2008
Police Superintendent John Naami, Chairman of New Juaben Municipal Election Task Force, has cautioned police personnel to guard against actions that could create panic and problems at polling centres on December 7.
KPANDO:
’NYEP continues after Election 2008’
Thursday, November 13 2008
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) would continue after Election 2008.
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA EAST:
COCOBOD sensitizes farmers on child labour
Thursday, November 13 2008
Management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has organized an educational programme on elimination of worst forms of child labour in cocoa growing areas at Agona Duakwa in Agona East District.
(PRAMPRAM) DANGME EAST:
MP pushes for protection of farmlands
Thursday, November 13 2008
The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram,  Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, has called on traditional rulers to protect farm lands in order to save the agricultural sector.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Health Director visits Amansie West
Friday, November 14 2008
Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Alhaji Dr Mohammed Bin Ibrahim, has commended management of Bonsaaso Millennium Villages Project (MVP) for initiating developmental projects in health, education, agriculture, water and sanitation in Amansie West District to improve the living standards of the people.
(EJISU-ASHANTI) EJISU JUABEN:
Ghanaian society needs disciplined people — Rector
Friday, November 14 2008
Rector of Spiritan University College at Ejisu, Reverend Father George Boakye-Danquah, said Ghana needed disciplined people with orientation to build a better society.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Website on youth employment launched
Friday, November 14 2008
New Patriotic Party (NPP), Parliamentary Candidate for Takoradi Constituency, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has observed that the country’s development depended on meaningful contribution of the individual especially the youth.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Two-storey building collapses at Kejetia Terminal
Friday, November 14 2008
Pandemonium broke out at Kejetia Terminal in Kumasi on Thursday when the middle section of a two-storey building suddenly collapsed.
(TEMA)TMA :
Eleven taskforce remanded for assaulting journalists
Friday, November 14 2008
The Tema circuit court “A”  has remanded 11 members of Tema Development Corporation (TDC) taskforce for assaulting two journalists of the Daily Graphic who were performing their official duties.
(EJISU-ASHANTI) EJISU JUABEN :
Use instructional time efficiently-Teaches
Friday, November 14 2008
Ejisuhene, Nana Afrani Okese IV, has called on teachers to use their instructional time efficiently and effectively to improve academic performance of students.
TARKWA NSUAEM :
Constable jailed 30 years
Friday, November 14 2008
A police constable, Daniel Kofi Amponsah, has been jailed 30 years for armed robbery by the Sekondi High Court, presided over by Mr Justice Robbin Batu.
ADANSI SOUTH :
Some radio stations to be banned
Friday, November 14 2008
The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah Boateng, says his ministry is in talks with the Attorney General’s Department to ensure the banning of radio stations which operate without "delay mechanism" during live broadcasts.
KMA :
Regional police review position
Friday, November 14 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police has reviewed the time during which heavy duty trucks can operate in the region.
SHAMA :
2400 fires
Friday, November 14 2008
Mr Fiifi Sagoe, Shama District Fire Officer, has said about 2,400 fire outbreaks were recorded between January to July this year, nation-wide.
(OSU) AMA:
Zain apologises to the people of Osu
Friday, November 14 2008
Zain Ghana, a telecom company, has extended their sincere apologies to the Chiefs and people of Osu for wrongfully erecting a mast inside the Osu Royal Mausoleum.
ACCRA:
High inefficiency cited in medicine distribution
Friday, November 14 2008
Deputy Minister of Health, Ms Gladys Ashitey, has noted that the nature of medicines sales and distribution in the country contributed to high levels of inefficiency and potential fraud.
SHAMA:
Assembly launches World Disaster Reduction Day
Friday, November 14 2008
Shama District Fire Officer, Mr Fiifi Sagoe, said about 2,400 fire outbreaks were recorded between January to July this year, nation-wide.
ACCRA :
New boss of GT/Vodafone speaks
Friday, November 14 2008
Mr David Venn, the new Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Telecom/Vodafone has said that Vodafone is in the country to change the telecom market.
ACCRA:
Parties will get Transfer List after exercise - EC official
Friday, November 14 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) will make the voters Transfer List with their polling stations available to the political parties and other stakeholders at the end of the exercise.
WA :
Pregnant women reject bed nets.
Friday, November 14 2008
Pregnant women and children under five years, in the Upper West Region are thwarting the government’s effort to reduce the incidence of malaria in the country, alleges Dr Kofi Issah, Deputy Upper West Regional Director of Health.
(AKIM ODA) NDC:
"NDC Government will ensure peace and stability always"
Friday, November 14 2008
National Democratic Congress (NDC) aspiring Member of Parliament for Akim Oda Constituency, Mr. Kojo Atta-Krah, has said that the NDC government will leave no stone unturned to ensure that there is peace and stability in the country at all times.
HO:
EPA against development of Africa
Friday, November 14 2008
Mr Seth Abloso, acting Head, Organization Department of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has said that, Ghana would lose its sovereignty and perpetually remain under-developed by signing to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
(CAPE COAST) NDC:
NDC threatens to sue EC over transfer of votes
Friday, November 14 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Cape Coast Constituency, Mr Ebo Barton-Odro, has threatened that the Party would sue the Electoral Commission (EC) if it failed to furnish it with particulars of voters seeking to transfer their votes to the constituency, to enable it investigate and ascertain their authenticity.
FANTEAKWA :
More clashes between NPP and NDC
Friday, November 14 2008
A group of New Patriotic Party (NPP), supporters with clubs and cutlasses in two party pick-ups attacked some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who were on their way to Begoro to have their votes transferred to the Fanteakwa constituency.
WA :
Stay away from conflicts- NSU
Friday, November 14 2008
The Northern Students Union (NSU), has advised politicians to refrain from using conflicts to woo voters of the Northern, Upper East and West regions.
NATIONAL :
Expenditure approved
Friday, November 14 2008
Parliament, through a resolution,has approved an amount of GH¢2,218,506,931.00 billion, to carry out the services and expenditure of government from January to March 2009.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level rising
Friday, November 14 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Friday, November 14, 2008.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Businessmen cannot meet bank requirements for loans – Addo
Friday, November 14 2008
Chairman of Board of Directors of Prudential Bank, Mr John Sackah Addo, has noted that inability of many businessmen to satisfy loan conditions was a major problem facing banks in their operations.
WA :
VSO supports municipal directorate
Friday, November 14 2008
The Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) has presented assorted items including 28 computers and printers valued at 56,000 Ghana cedis to the Wa Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service.
    
(AGROYESUM) AMANSIE WEST:
German medical team to support Agroyesum Hospital
Saturday, November 15 2008

A nine-member medical team from Germany is in Ghana to support St. Martin’s Catholic Hospital at Agroyesum in the Amansie West District, to deliver health care to people in the area.

ACCRA:
Political leaders urged to ensure peaceful elections
Saturday, November 15 2008

Project Co- Director of Project Citizen Ghana, an Interdisciplinary Civic Education Programme, appealed to the electorate and leaders of political parties to strive and make this year’s election peaceful and  violence-free.

(AKYEM ODUMASE) EAST AKIM:
Cocoa farmers accuse spraying gangs
Saturday, November 15 2008

A group of cocoa farmers in the East Akyem District have accused mass cocoa spraying gangs in the area of indulging in negative practices.

(TEPA) AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
District election task force organizes peace walk
Saturday, November 15 2008

As part of activities to create awareness for a peaceful election on December 7 2008, the Ahafo-Ano North District Election Task Force and the Tepa Local Council of Churches have organized a four hour peace walk for all the political parties in the district.

(AMANASE) SUHUM:
Chief calls for promotion of traditional music
Saturday, November 15 2008

A traditional ruler has stressed the need to pursue and promote traditional music and art in all forms for national development.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Workshop on workplace ethics held
Saturday, November 15 2008

The New Juaben Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), organized a day’s workshop on workplace ethics for stakeholders of education.

(NUNGUA) LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR:
Employees educated on security issues
Saturday, November 15 2008

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ken Yeboah, Deputy Director General of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has advised employers to educate their employees on security issues to ensure their protection from disaster and leakage of vital information.

ACCRA:
Health magazine launched
Saturday, November 15 2008

The African Lens, a health magazine was on Friday introduced into the Ghanaian media to serve the health-information needs of
the populace.

(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Citizen donates cement to Assembly
Saturday, November 15 2008

A London-based citizen of Dormaa Ahenkro, Mr Kwabena Badu,  has donated 166 bags of cement worth GHC 1,276 to the Dormaa Municipal Assembly.

(TEMA) TMA:
Diabetes on the increase in Tema
Saturday, November 15 2008

The Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate has recorded an increase in diabetes cases reported at both public and private health facilities in the Tema metropolis.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Research centre for SME’s
Saturday, November 15 2008

ScienceProf Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa, Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science Technology (KNUST), has announced plans to establish a research centre on campus for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).

(YAWBRONYA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Move to check CSM outbreak
Saturday, November 15 2008

All social gatherings including funerals have been suspended as part of measures to check the outbreak of cerebro-spinal meningitis (CSM) at Yawbronya in the Asante-Akyem South District.

(TEMA) TMA:
Car park for GHACEM transporters
Sunday, November 16 2008
Management of Ghana Cement Limited (GHACEM) has constructed a 3.5 acre-truck park for transporters who distribute cement to customers all over the country as part of its corporate strategic marketing programme.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Primary schoolteachers end workshop
Sunday, November 16 2008
A four-day workshop for fifty-two primary teachers from the Eastern Region has ended in Koforidua.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
NGO organises AIDS programme for residents
Sunday, November 16 2008
The Universal United Youth Organisation (UUY) in the Birim Central Municipality, organised a programme on HIV/AIDS prevention and abstinence for residents in Akim Oda.
(KLOWEM) YILO KROBO :
Mango growers to receive financial support
Sunday, November 16 2008
Eleven mango farmers in the Krobo area are to benefit from 500,000 Ghana Cedis from the Millennium Challenge Accounts (MCA).
ACCRA:
Don’t panic at the presence of heavy security-Police
Sunday, November 16 2008
The Police wish to inform residents of certain parts of Accra not to panic if they saw heavy Police and Military presence in their localities on Sunday during practical security simulation exercise in their areas.
HO:
Media urged to develop programmes for farmers
Sunday, November 16 2008
Radio broadcasters have been urged to produce and broadcast innovative and interactive farmer-based programmes to farmers in their catchment areas.
(FRANCHO) KWABRE:
Electorates urged to learn electoral processes
Sunday, November 16 2008
Kwabre District Director of Education, Reverend Joseph Henry Ofosuhene, has urged electorates to learn the electoral processes and procedures to ensure credible and peaceful election this year.
HO:
Poly-varsity affiliations should be for limited period
Sunday, November 16 2008
Chairman of the Ho Polytechnic Council, Professor Frank Obed Kwami, has called for a limited period of affiliation of Polytechnics to the Universities in running Bachelor of Technology, (B.Tech) programmes.
(MANHEAN) TMA:
Religious leaders urged to preach peace
Sunday, November 16 2008
The Chief of Tema, Nii Adjei Kraku II, has called on religious leaders to preach for incident free election to enable the nation to continue to enjoy her peace.
ACCRA:
Abokobi rural bank braces itself despite strides
Sunday, November 16 2008
The Abokobi Area Rural bank Limited, one of the earliest established rural banks in Ghana, made 160 per cent in 2007 which enabled it to transfer GH¢95,000 to meet its minimum capital requirement.
ACCRA:
USAID donates to health Volunteers
Sunday, November 16 2008
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated 1,000 bicycles and 1,000 carrier bags equipped with essential health supplies to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to facilitate the work of the Ministry’s community health volunteers.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Farmers fined for obstructing environmental officers
Sunday, November 16 2008
The Nyinahin Magistrate Court presided over by Mr. Augustine Essah has fined two farmers GH¢200 each for obstructing the Atwima Mponua District Assembly environmental officers from performing their official duties.
ACCRA :
Remunerate assembly members to perform effectively- NGO
Sunday, November 16 2008
Executive Director of Foundation for Female Photojournalists, a Non Governmental Organisation, Ms. Mardey Ohui Ofoe, has reiterated the call for assembly members to be adequately remunerated
to perform effectively.
(NKUSUKUM) MFANTSEMAN :
Chiefs commend Asamoah-Boateng
Monday, November 17 2008
The Chiefs of Nkusukum Traditional Area in the Mfantseman Municipality, have commended the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng for his contribution to the development of the area
(FADAMA) AMA :
Urban research project launched
Monday, November 17 2008
The Chief of Ngleshie in the Ga state, Nii Kojo Ababio V has launched a three-year research project on Population Training and Research Capacity for Development (PopTRCD) for the people of Ga Mashie and Old Fadama in Accra.
(KORLE-BU) AMA :
Tsatsu Tsikata hospitalised
Monday, November 17 2008
The incarcerated Former Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata, was yesterday (Sunday) hospitalised after he complained of being unwell.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Germans introduce poultry chemical products in Dormaa
Monday, November 17 2008
A German agro-chemical company, Berg and Schmidt has introduced its products in Dormaa-Ahenkro, a hub of the poultry industry in Ghana.
ACCRA :
EC Boss to lecture on Election 2008
Monday, November 17 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan would give a public lecture on the upcoming general election.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
Produce entrepreneurs for the economy - President
Monday, November 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said that, with the rapid increase in population, the government alone could not continue to be the major employer and it was therefore essential for entrepreneurial skills to be introduced at all sectors of the educational system.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
EC assures electorate of free, fair elections
Monday, November 17 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has reassured the electorate in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region, of its commitment to conduct another free, fair and transparent elections in the upcoming December presidential and parliamentary elections.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NPP "moving forward" is a motion into chaos - Mr Mahama
Monday, November 17 2008
Vice Presidential Candidate of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, said the New Patriotic Party’s slogan of moving the nation forward would be a motion into chaos.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Vehicle accidents increase in Effutu
Monday, November 17 2008
The number of vehicles involved in accidents in the Effutu Municipality increased from 98 in 67 accidents in 2007 to 113 vehicles in 84 accidents in 2008.
(APAM) NDC:
Nana challenged on free second cycle education promise
Monday, November 17 2008
New Patriotic Party presidential candidate for Election 2008, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been challenged to tell Ghanaians which aspect of senior high school education he intended to make free if elected as president.
(MOREE) ABURA-ASEBU KWAMANKESE :
Fishermen at Moree to get landing site
Monday, November 17 2008
The Minister for Fisheries, Mrs Gladys Asmah, has cut the sod for the construction of a $13 million fishing landing site at Moree, a fishing community in the Abura-Asebu Kwamankese District in the Central region.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Stop giving negative interpretation to NPP slogan
Monday, November 17 2008
Traders have been advised to desist from increasing prices of their goods to give negative interpretation to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) slogan “We Are Moving Forward”.
(JAMES TOWN) AMA :
Construction begins on James Town Harbour
Monday, November 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has performed a ceremony to signal official commencement of construction works on a 16.5 million-dollar ultra-modern Fishing Harbour and landing site at James Town in Accra.
SUNYANI :
B/A Regional Minister lauds achievements of MDGs
Monday, November 17 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah has lauded the achievements of the government’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) within its eight year term in office.
(ASEMPANAYE) JUABOSO :
Cocoa farmers unhappy
Monday, November 17 2008
Cocoa farmers at a forum at Asempanaye in the Juabeso District have complained about induced delays in cashing Akuafo cheques.
CPP (KMA) :
Son supports father
Monday, November 17 2008
Nana Kweku Nduom, 29, son of Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has started a campaign tour of the Ashanti Region to solicit for votes to boost the CPP chances in the December election.
         
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
E/R security organise stimulation exercise
Monday, November 17 2008
The Eastern Regional Election Security Task Force (ERESTF), in collaboration with personnel of the First Infantry Brigade, started a 48-hour stimulation exercise to test the security preparedness of the security services towards the December 7, 2008 elections.
(ASAWASI) KMA :
Parliamentary candidates shy away from debate
Monday, November 17 2008
Disappointments were written on the faces of the supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Convention People’s Party (CPP) when their Parliamentary Candidates for the Asawasi Constituency  failed to show up for a parliamentary debate organized for them .
HO :
Journalists suggests relinquish of posts
Monday, November 17 2008
Journalists at a  training  programme organised  by the  Electoral Commission in Ho have suggested that Regional Ministers, Metropolitan, Municipal and  District Chief Executives, particularly those contesting the  elections  relinquish their positions as chairmen of  Security  Councils prior to the elections. 
HO :
RM and MMDCs must resign
Monday, November 17 2008
It would have been fair for regional ministers (RMs) and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives (MMDCs) to resign their positions as heads of security in their areas of authority on becoming parliamentary candidates. 
    
NATIONAL :
New formula out
Monday, November 17 2008
The National Co-ordinator of the School Feeding Programme, Michael Nsowah has announced a new formula for selection of schools to benefit from the programme. 
LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR :
No violence
Monday, November 17 2008
Mr. Ebenezer Adjei Osekre, Chief Executive of Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly,has appealed to the electorate to eschew confusion and violence to ensure the success of Election 2008.
BOLGATANGA :
Six women contest in region
Monday, November 17 2008
Women in Upper East Region have been urged to vote massively for any of the six women contesting for Parliamentary seats in Election 2008 to give the Region a good representation in the fight for gender mainstreaming.
(OFORIKROM) KMA :
NDC candidate to organise health walk
Monday, November 17 2008
Mr Ebenezer Terlabi, the National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate for Oforikrom, has said he would institute health walk in the constituency when given the mandate in the December poll.
         
(YENDI) NPP :
Return NPP to power
Monday, November 17 2008
Alhaji Malik Alhassan Yakubu, NPP Member of Parliament for Yendi, has appealed to Ghanaians to vote the party back to power to entrench democracy and accelerate the development of the country.
(ASAWASI) KMA :
DFP members defect to NPP
Monday, November 17 2008
Madam Esther Serwaah, Treasurer of the Manhyia Constituency of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) and four other members of the party have defected to the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
    
ACCRA :
Proxy voters must apply.
Monday, November 17 2008
Those who intend to vote by proxy on December 7, would have to apply in person to their Returning Officers, stating their reasons for wanting to vote that way.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana, Nigeria share points
Monday, November 17 2008
Ghana and Nigeria shared the spoils in their opening Group B contest in the 6th African Women’s Championship match played today in Bata.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stoke still interested in Dramani
Monday, November 17 2008
English Premier League side, Stoke City, will slap down a fresh offer for Lokomotiv Moscow’s £3 million-rated Haminu Dramani next week – and the Ghana winger is determined to force through his dream move to England.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac names squad for CHAN
Monday, November 17 2008
The coming week would be a busy one for the technical handlers of the Black Stars as they prepare two sides for separate assignments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mad rush for Appiah
Monday, November 17 2008
West Ham, Newcastle and Middlesbrough are all hoping to pick up Ghana captain Stephen Appiah on the cheap.
FANTEAKWA :
No defacing of posters
Monday, November 17 2008
The Fanteakwa District Director of National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Francis Cobbah, has urged the public to guard against defacing and removal of political posters.
FANTEAKWA :
Focus on national development
Monday, November 17 2008
The Fanteakwa District Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Francis Cobbah, has appealed to Ghanaians to owe greater allegiance to national development rather than political development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tunisia/Stars game at 17:00 hrs
Monday, November 17 2008
The kick off time for Wednesday’s international friendly between Ghana and Tunisia is at 17:00 GMT (5:00pm local time), the Ghana Football Association has announced.
ACCRA :
Heavy security presence to be expected
Monday, November 17 2008
The Police wish to inform residents of certain parts of Accra not to panic if they saw heavy Police and Military presence in their localities on Sunday during practical security simulation exercise in their areas.
CAPE COAST :
Car thiefs arrested
Monday, November 17 2008
Kojo Forson, a 25-year-old driver who allegedly conspired with Mahamadi Mumuni, a butcher, and stole a car and loaded it with goats to Accra were on Friday granted GH¢5,000 and GH¢6,000 bail respectively by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
(NDC) HO :
NDC for the unemployed
Monday, November 17 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate, has said the NDC would tackle youth unemployment as a national emergency policy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty wins Baah-Wiredu Challenge Cup
Monday, November 17 2008
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals continued with their impressive pre-season outing when they chalked a 2-1 victory over city rivals Accra Hearts of Oak at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament on break
Monday, November 17 2008
Parliament before it began a break in readiness for the December polls, reminded the Electoral Commission (EC) that it had a crucial role to make the forthcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections peaceful.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ground move for All Blacks
Monday, November 17 2008
Gamba All Blacks will host their Premier League games at the Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast following the Premier League Board – PLB, decision to strike out the Swedru Park for this season.
AMA :
18 women presented for 2008
Monday, November 17 2008
The 27 constituencies in the Greater Accra Region registered 120 parliamentary candidates for the 2008 parliamentary election.
AMA :
Hawkers invade business district
Monday, November 17 2008
As Christmas draws nearer, more and more petty traders and hawkers are taking advantage of the absence of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly task force to do brisk business.
KETA :
KETASCHO is 70
Monday, November 17 2008
Dr Augustine Quashigah, Head of the Social Studies Department, University of Education, Winneba,  said achieving the golden age of business required the training of relevant manpower to develop the country’s economy.
    
AMA :
Workshop on bee keeping
Monday, November 17 2008
The International Beekeeping Research Association (IBRA) African Research, in collaboration with the Tropical Agricultural Marketing and Consultancy Service (TRAGRIMACS), Sunflower Ghana, an NGO is organizing a two-day workshop on beekeeping to teach Ghanaians modern beekeeping techniques in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) SCHOOL:
Aggrey are Zone I champions
Monday, November 17 2008
Aggrey Memorial Zion Senior High School emerged the Zone One Soccer Champions when they beat Adisadel Senior High School 5-3 on penalties in the finals of the Central Region Zone One Inter Schools and Colleges Soccer competition held at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo in trouble
Monday, November 17 2008
Ghana striker Junior Agogo is facing severe sanctions from the Egypt Football Association (EFA) for his inappropriate gesture directed at fans during a league game.
AGONA :
50 year old defiles 13
Monday, November 17 2008
The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has remanded a 50-year-old black smith in prison custody for defiling a 13-year-old girl.
TEMA :
Eleven granted bail
Monday, November 17 2008
Eleven members of the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) taskforce, who assaulted two journalists of the Daily Graphic while they were on official duties, were on Monday granted a total of GH¢ 24,200 bail by the Tema Circuit court ‘A’.
SUNYANI :
Domestic Imperialism
Monday, November 17 2008
Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of National Democratic Congress (NDC), has appealed to chiefs, the clergy, civil society organisations and non-governmental organisations to speak against “domestic imperialism” and other wrongful deeds that have characterized the electioneering campaign.
ASHAIMAN :
NPP should be retained in power- President Kufuor
Monday, November 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said his government’s achievements in terms of development and good policies were convincing enough to retain the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in power.
 
CAPE COAST:
Students to be deplored to polling stations
Monday, November 17 2008
The National President of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), Mr Ishmael Tweneboa-Kodua, has, charged all Ghanaian students to stay away from election violence.
(ARTS CENTRE) AMA :
INTERPOL raids arts centre
Monday, November 17 2008
A team of 96 personnel from the Ghana Police Service, Interpol and the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission at the weekend raided 11 shops at the Arts Centre Market and seized 500 kilos of suspected ivory products and raw elephant tusks valued at GHc350,000.
    
ACCRA :
Children pray for peace
Monday, November 17 2008
Dr. Kwadjo Afari Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), has appealed to Ghanaians to give peace a chance, saying, ‘peace and stability was needed to enhance the moral, social and spiritual upbringing of children.
BOLGATANGA :
No work - No pay
Monday, November 17 2008
Mr Anthony Aziabah, Bolgatanga Municipal Director of Education has said that contactors who carried out shoddy works would not be recommended for payment.
   
ACCRA :
Ghanaian youth broadcasters win award
Monday, November 17 2008
Ghanaian youth broadcasters were among other winners named at the 2008 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award held at a ceremony in New York.
ACCRA :
Human rights confab in Accra.
Monday, November 17 2008
Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and the Africa Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation will host a Pan-African Human Rights Conference from November 21 to 23 in Accra on the theme, "Dignity and Justice for All of Us".
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Monday, November 17 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, November 17.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tough opening for League Champs
Monday, November 17 2008
Champions Asante Kotoko will begin their Premier League title defence at the Baba Yara Stadium to King Faisal on November 23
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics appoint IMC
Monday, November 17 2008
The Board of Directors of Accra Great Olympics FC has constituted a five-member Interim Management Committee (IMC) with Dr Albert Arthur as the Chief Executive Officer of the Club.
ACCRA:
’Small arms pose threat’
Monday, November 17 2008
Even though the West African sub-region has seen progress in promoting peace and governance in recent years, the easy accessibility to small arms and light weapons could thwart the sub-region’s critical agenda to consolidate peace and the prospects of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari earns Mourinho respect
Monday, November 17 2008
Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho could not hide his joy at Sulley Muntari’s performance on his return from injury on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Al-Ahly are African Champs
Monday, November 17 2008
Egypt’s Al Ahly won a record sixth African Champions League trophy on Sunday, beating Coton Sport 4-2 on aggregate.
Ahly had won the first leg of the Final 2-0 in Cairo, and managed a last-minute draw in Cameroon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Carthage Eagles’ squad named
Monday, November 17 2008
Tunisia’s coach Umberto Coelho has picked a 22-man squad in preparation for the friendly game against Ghana on November 19 in Accra.
NATIONAL:
Fleet Renewal Project sees light
Monday, November 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated the government-private sector “Fleet Renewal Project” aimed at increasing the fleet of buses and providing safe, efficient and affordable road transportation services to Ghanaians.
ACCRA:
Afari-Gyan addresses concerns tomorrow
Monday, November 17 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, will deliver a lecture on the challenges of Election 2008 to be organised by the Editors Forum Ghana on November 18.
(KOJOKROM) STMA:
Taskforce tests readiness for December elections
Monday, November 17 2008
Two hundred members of the Western Regional Security Taskforce drawn from the various security agencies have undertaken simulation exercises at selected polling stations in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis to test their readiness to support a peaceful conduct of the December elections.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor assures of peaceful elections
Monday, November 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has given the assurance that government would do everything possible to ensure peaceful elections in December.
(KONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
’Construct speed ramps at Kongo’
Monday, November 17 2008
A priest of the Catholic Church at Kongo in the Talensi-Nabdam District has appealed to the Ghana Highways Authority to build speed ramps at Kongo to minimize accidents in the area.
NATIONAL:
Furnish parties with Transfer List - EC urged
Monday, November 17 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has been urged to furnish political parties and other stakeholders in the 2008 election with the transfer list of voters with their polling station numbers and their residential addresses.
ACCRA:
NPP hosts Democrat Union of Africa conference
Monday, November 17 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will host a two-day Democrat Union of Africa (DUA) conference on November 22 to 23 in Accra.
NATIONAL:
CHRAJ calls for tolerance
Monday, November 17 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has called for tolerance as Election Day approaches.
(ANYAA) GA WEST :
Houses caught in fire at Anyaa
Monday, November 17 2008
A warehouse has been completely razed down with several houses
already feeling the heat of a Monday evening fire outbreak at Anyaa
N.I.C, a suburb of Ga West.
NATIONAL:
National Health Policy launched
Monday, November 17 2008
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), on Monday launched the National Health Policy to serve as the basis for the development of health sector priorities and planning.
(ANYAA) GA WEST :
Three dead in Anyaa fire outbreak
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Three people have been confirmed dead and several others injured in a warehouse that caught fire yesterday at Anyaa in the Ga West municipality.
ACCRA :
Problem free Hajj pilgrimage ensured
Tuesday, November 18 2008
For the first time in several years, this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca would be well organized devoid of difficulties and problems that had characterized the pilgrimage in the past.
WA :
Establish co-operatives for physically challenged persons
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Catholic Bishop of Wa, Most Reverend Paul Bemile, has suggested the establishment of co-operatives for graduates of special schools to empower them to contribute meaningfully to the economy.
ACCRA:
Tolerance is vital for peace
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has called for tolerance as Election Day approaches.
(AWUTU BREKU) AWUTU SENYA :
Community organises clean-up
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A four-hour clean-up exercise has been organised by the Awutu Breku branch of the Supporters Union and Awutu Breku Youth Association.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Accused rapist denies age
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A young man, Enock Teye has been remanded in a remand home by the Asamankese Circuit court for allegedly defiling a 15-year cripple to enable the police ascertain his correct age.
(AKOSOMBO)ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Monday, November 17, 2008.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Brawl over transport fares
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A 30-year-old trader, Peter Dwamena, who seriously injured a driver over transportation fare, has been remanded in prison custody by the Asamankese Circuit court.
(BAWKU) NDC:
Vote for a party more committed to people’s welfare - Mills
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Presidential candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has urged Ghanaians to critically examine each party and vote for the one that would be more committed to the well being of the people.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Government asked to rescind decision
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Brong Ahafo Presiding Members Association, has appealed to Government to rescind its decision to stop the Administrator of the Common Fund from deducting at source monies for the procurement of motor-bikes for elected members in the region.
HO:
Mock security exercise was very useful - Kpatakpa
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Volta Regional Electoral Officer, Ms Laurentia Kpatakpa, has described last Sunday’s mock security exercise, code named “Operation Peace Angel,” as very useful.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Mason showed leniency
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A Mason, Alfred Biney, 42, who stole iron rods valued at GH¢1,800 belonging to his employers, has been slapped with a fine of GH¢200 by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
NATIONAL :
EC expunges 500,000 names from voters’ register
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Director in charge of elections at the Electoral  Commission (EC), Mr Albert Kofi Arhin, has disclosed that his outfit has so far removed as many as 500,000 names from the voters’ register.
EFFUTU :
Presiding member retained unopposed
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The retained Effutu Municipal Assembly Presiding Member, Mr. Alex Afenyo Markins has pledged to give each assembly member a minimum of  GHC 2000 to undertake projects of their own initiatives in their communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat Ebony FC
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Second Division side, Ebony FC 2-0 in a friendly soccer match played at the Ridge Park in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adjei’s ITC is not ready
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Official sources from Accra Hearts of Oak indicates that they have received positive information regarding the application for an ITC for goalkeeper Sammy Adjei.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty switch grounds
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Liberty Professionals would use the Ohene Djan Stadium host their Premier League games instead of their Carl Reindorf grounds in Dansoman.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
STARKE F/C gain promotion
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Dunkwa-on-Offin STARKE F/C emerged champions in the finals of the Central Region Division Two Middle League after they beat Gomoa Assin Hi-Kings 1-0 to lift the trophy at Robert Mensah stadium on Sunday.
(KATAMANSO) AMA :
Cancer treatment centre to be constructed
Tuesday, November 18 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has cut the sod for work to begin on the construction of a cancer treatment centre at Katamanso in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan ruled out this season
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Ghana striker Baffour Gyan is looking up to the start of next season after been ruled out of action for the rest of the season.
JIRAPA/LAMBUSSIE :
MHIS holds AGM
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Board Chairman of the Jirapa/Lambussie District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS), Mr W. Boguoh, has observed that failure by members of the scheme to renew their membership could be a serious setback to the growth of the scheme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah in Ghana U-turn
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Free State Stars defender Jonathan Mensah has rescinded his decision to pull out of the Ghana squad for the international friendly against Tunisia and joined up with the rest of the squad in Accra.
ACCRA :
Legal Aid scheme tackle more than 50 percent of its cases
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The community mediator centres (CMCs) of the Ghana Legal Aid Scheme have resolved 1,400 out of, the 2,000 cases brought before them. as of the end of August this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boateng regrets being Dutch
Tuesday, November 18 2008
George Boateng has learnt to live with the fact that he will never play international football for his native Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac demands win
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Milovan Rajevac yesterday enjoyed a good training session with his squad for Wednesday’s international friendly against Tunisia in Accra but reminded his team that he intends going for a win against the Carthage Eagles and nothing else.
YENDI :
No to election of DCEs
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Mr Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi, Presidential candidate of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has stated that he was opposed to the suggestion that the position of a District Chief Executive (DCE) be elective.     
    
TAMALE :
3 districts get oversite committees
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Dr Francis Appiah, Executive Secretary of the National African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council (NAPRM-GC) has stated that the organisation would give full meaning to democracy in terms of content and make it functional.
AWUTU SENYA :
Chief fisherman cautions on elections
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The President of the Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF), Nai Kwao Otuo V, has said elections are about choosing a group of competent people to administer the country and not about life and death.
    
GARU TEMPANE :
Vote for committed persons
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged Ghanaians to examine critically and vote for a party that would be more committed to the well being of the people.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Ghanaians have accepted NPP message
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Dr Kofi Konadu Apraku, National Campaign Director of the New patriotic Party (NPP), has said Ghanaians had accepted the party’s campaign message and would vote massively for the NPP party.
BOLGATANGA :
EC schools parliamentary candidates
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Upper East Regional Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Mohammed Nurudeen Issahaq, has added his voice to the call on political parties to go about their campaigns with decorum to ensure peaceful electioneering processes.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Farmer given seven years
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has sentenced a farmer, Kwasi Asare, to seven years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a six-year-old girl.
     
(AKROPONG AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Social vices increasing
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Mr Ato Essuman, Chief Director of the Ministry of Education Science and Sports, has expressed worry about high rate of social vices in educational institutions in recent times.
ACCRA :
ZAIN for 2011
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Zain, one of the new multi-national entrants into the local telecom industry, has outlined its strategy to catapult itself to the top of the telecom market in Ghana and elsewhere by the close of 2011.
ASSIN SOUTH :
Rural bank makes strides
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Nyankumasi Ahenkro Rural Bank in the Assin South District has declared a profit after tax of 60,405,00 Ghana cedis in 2007 as against 42,050,00 Ghana Cedis in 2006.
  
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Ghanaians have accepted NDC message
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
 
ASHAIMAN :
Queen mother adds voice
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Naa Akweley Amui, Queen mother of Ashaiman, has appealed to residents of Ashaiman to observe good sanitation practices to avoid the outbreak of communicable diseases in the municipality.
KMA :
SRC supports university projects
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the College of Technology Education Kumasi, of the University of Education Winneba, has funded and inaugurated three projects estimated at 44,711.5 Ghana cedis on the University’s campus in Kumasi.
(TANOSO) KMA:
Education key to development - Veep
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Vice-President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has stated that the country’s desire to attain a middle income status with per capita income of $1,000 by 2015 depends largely on the development of education and a sound knowledge foundation.
    
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
No party T-shirts at festival - Daasebre
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The ’Omanhene’ of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Professor Emeritus Oti Boateng, has directed that nobody should wear political party T-shirts or to display party paraphernalia during the Akwantukese grand durbar, which comes off on November 22 at the Jackson Park in Koforidua.
JIRAPA :
Young graduates must teach in schools
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Mrs Winifred Dy-Yakah, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has called on past students of senior high Schools to devise strategies that would encourage young graduates to teach in these schools.
(TABIASI) NADOWLI:
Voters asked to trust NDC
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Member of Parliament for Nadowli East Constituency, Mr Mathias Puozaa, has urged the people of Tabiasi to consider the numerous projects that the NDC brought to the area when it was in power and vote for it in the December polls.
   
(KLEFE) HO:
Mad woman grabs offertory
Tuesday, November 18 2008
There was drama during a church service to mark the centenary of Klefe Evangelical Presbyterian Church near Ho at the weekend when a woman said to be mentally deranged sped away with one of the bowls for the offertory.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Nigeria squad hit by withdrawals
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Nigeria will field an under-strength team for Wednesday’s friendly against Colombia in Cali after more withdrawals.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
MOFA suffers setback
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Fire on Monday swept through one of the warehouses of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Wa destroying some bags of sheanuts and grains belonging to International Business Group, based in Tamale.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ivory Coast duo pull out
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Ivory Coast duo Yaya Toure and Kanga Akale have withdrawn from Wednesday’s friendly against Israel.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
No service on elections day - Apostolic Church
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Apostolic Church, Ghana, will not hold any church service on December 7, the day of the 2008 general elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Eto’o reveals Marseille ambition
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Barcelona’s Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o hopes to end his career playing for French club Marseille.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Okudzeto lines up NPP achievements
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Infrastructure development over the past seven years in the Volta Region is proof of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) commitment to the development of the region, Mr Raymond Okudzeto, a leading Member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), said at a rally at Aflao.
(JIMISO) OBUASI:
AngloGold supports piggery project
Tuesday, November 18 2008
AngloGold Ashanti is to assist 18 families in six communities in the Obuasi Municipality to undertake piggery projects as part of the company’s sustainable development initiatives.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Assembly members campaign for peaceful elections
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Members of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly have undertaken a five-hour peace walk to campaign for peaceful elections in the municipality.
ACCRA:
Students asked to embrace ICT
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Students have been urged to take advantage of the opportunities offered by ICT to enhance learning and improve their knowledge and not use it to destroy or stunt the development of the nation.
OBUASI:
Obuasi to have citrus processing plant
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The Obuasi Municipal Assembly is consulting a strategic investor in USA to build a citrus extracting plant in Obuasi to process oranges.
ACCRA:
Ghana, Switzerland liberalise air services
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A provisional approval has been granted by the Ghana and Switzerland governments for the commencement of Air Services Operations between the two countries.
ACCRA:
Be guided by election manual- GJA President
Tuesday, November 18 2008
The President of the Ghana Journalists Association, Mr. Ransford Tetteh, has called on the media to be guided by the manual on election reporting.
NATIONAL:
Hope for cancer patients
Tuesday, November 18 2008
A  facility to provide comprehensive health-care for cancer patients is to be constructed at Katamanso, near Accra by a Swedish company. 
CAPE COAST :
Perennial water shortage over
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Government has developed a National Water Policy, to serve as a blueprint for water supply throughout the country.
(AKOSOMBO)ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Mallam-Yamoransa Highway inaugurated
Wednesday, November 19 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated the 116 kilometre Mallam-Yamoransa Highway rehabilitated at about 80 million dollars.
ACCRA :
Science Fund to be instituted-NDC
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The next government of National Democratic Congress (NDC) would set up a Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) to support research activities in Universities, Research Institutions and for Graduate Research Projects as a first step for industrial development of the country, the party stated in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Teenager goes in for 25 years
Wednesday, November 19 2008
A Circuit Court in Kumasi has sentenced a 19-year-old boy to 25 years imprisonment in hard labour for armed robbery
NATIONAL :
50 vehicles for parties
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Fifty cross-country pick-up vehicles have been released for distribution to political parties which have 10 or more parliamentary candidates in the December general election.
ACCRA:
Reform Party activists support Mills
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Activists of the National Reform Party (NRP) in 50 constituencies have endorsed the candidature of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate, Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, for the 2008 elections.
ACCRA:
We’re ready despite challenges - Afari-Gyan
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, said though the Commission was faced with some challenges, it was prepared to handle Election 2008 successfully.
ASHAIMAN :
Observe good sanitation practices
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The Queen mother of Ashaiman, Naa Akweley Amui, has appealed to residents of Ashaiman to observe good sanitation practices to avoid the outbreak of communicable diseases in the municipality.
(TEMA) TMA:
Electoral Commission receives electoral materials
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Tema Metropolitan Office of Electoral Commission (EC) has taken delivery of some electoral materials in preparation towards Presidential and Parliamentary elections on December 7.
(DZORWULU) AMA :
Fake drug sellers arrested
Wednesday, November 19 2008
A 41-year-old Dutch, Joseph Schryen, has been arrested by the police Criminal Investigations Department  (CID) for allegedly duping a number of people through the sale of fake medications purported to have been produced from the moringa plant.
ACCRA :
Rice farmers take to the streets
Wednesday, November 19 2008
After months of agitation without any positive response from the government, rice farmers in Ghana have taken the struggle to the streets of Accra with a peaceful demonstration.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens go in search for win
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Ghana’s Black Queens are keen to build on their impressive start to the African Women Championships when they play South Africa today in Bata.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah poised for Accra return
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Stephen Appiah’s extraordinary career continues when Ghana face Tunisia in a friendly at Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston in trouble
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Kingston has missed Hearts’ last five games with a thigh problem, but the Ghana Football Association wanted its own doctors to examine him.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Junior Agogo Banned
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Ghana striker Junior Agogo has been banned for three matches by the Egypt Football Association (EFA) for making a rude gesture to fans.
(TOLON) TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Work commences on Tolon Hospital
Wednesday, November 19 2008
An international non-governmental organisation (NGO) with its headquarters in Austria, Afreak Med Foundation, is building a hospital at the cost of 50,000.00 Euros for Tolon in the Tolon/Kumbungu District.
AMA :
Media is profitable
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Investment in Africa Media yields very high returns, the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) declared at the end of their meeting in Dakar, Senegal.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Enhancing Maritime Security
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Rear Admiral Arthur Riby Nuno, Chief of Naval Staff, has said the major challenges that militate against the achievement of safety and security in the country’s maritime domain, have been trans-national threats which have been on the ascendancy.
UPPER MANYA KROBO :
The forgotten community .
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Lying on the Akatawia-Sekesua road about 40 kilometres from Asesewa is Bormase Whenya, a scattered community.
ACCRA :
Promote rice production-farmers
Wednesday, November 19 2008
After months of agitation without any positive response from the government, rice farmers in Ghana have taken the struggle to the streets of Accra with a peaceful demonstration.
HO :
MCE advises banks
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Mr Mawutor Goh, Ho Municipal Chief Executive, has called on banks to make collaterals for loans ‘area specific’ to make it possible for fledgling businesses in towns and villages to also benefit.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
ACCRA :
Proliferation of small arms, something to worry about
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Security experts in West Africa are still worried about what they describe as high proliferation of small arms and light weapons in many unauthorised hands in the sub-region.
HO :
Debate cancelled
Wednesday, November 19 2008
A public debate scheduled for Monday for parliamentary candidates in the Ho Central constituency could not come off for lack of interest by three of the candidates.
         
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, November 20 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, November 20, 2008.
(KOFORIDUA) NPP :
Stay focused -Apraku
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Dr Kofi Konadu Apraku, National Campaign Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged party supporters to be focused and not to be distracted by campaigns of insults by their political opponents.
TEMA :
Debate in Tema West
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Two parliamentary candidates contesting the Tema West constituency seat have promised to address pertinent issues facing people with disability in the constituency when voted to parliament on December 07.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
New cold storage at 1 million euro
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The Minister of Fisheries, Mrs Gladys Asmah, has cut the sod for the commencement of constructional work on a 1.1 million Euro state of the art cold storage facility at New Takoradi.
     
KOMENDA -EDINA- EGUAFO -ABREM :
Give bed nets to children
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Mr Felix Adipare, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in charge of the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality, has said many parents in the municipality were depriving their children of the use of treated bed nets, leading to an increase in malaria among children.
(TWIFO NTAFREWASO) TWIFO/HEMAN/LOWER DENKYIRA :
Rehabilitate feeder roads
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The management of the Twifo-Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP) Limited, has appealed to the government to rehabilitate feeder roads in the company’s operational area in order to increase its coverage and oil production for the benefit of the country.
(PRASO) TWIFO/HEMAN/LOWER DENKYIRA :
National Oral health week launched
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The government is to construct a 60-bed Hospital for the Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira District at Twifo Praso.
KUMASI:
Galamsey Operator jailed over death threat
Wednesday, November 19 2008
An illegal miner has been sentenced to 60 months imprisonment on charges of assault, unlawful entry, causing damage and threat of death.
HO:
Hospital admissions reduce under NHIS
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme has reduced hospital admissions in the Ho Municipality, Mr Robert Adatsi, Acting Deputy Director of Clinical Care at the Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has disclosed.
ACCRA:
Air water harvesting machine outdored
Wednesday, November 19 2008
France-based Air Water International Group, on Wednesday launched a machine that could extract humidity in the air and transform it into water for domestic and industrial consumption.
(AKOMADAN) OFFINSO:
Parliamentary candidates thrill Offinso electorates
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Supporters and activists of three political parties, on Tuesday went into frenzy of excitement as their parliamentary candidates debated to enlighten electorates on their visions and plans if given the nod to serve in parliament.
ACCRA:
Investment Promotion Centre works on modalities
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is making efforts to give indigenous Ghanaians a more active and rewarding role in Ghana’s economy through the negative list.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Lecture on Mining opens
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Vice Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology, Professor Daniel Mireku-Gyimah, has presented a comprehensive blueprint that could help restore confidence between mining companies and the communities in which they operate.
KUMASI:
More plantations established
Wednesday, November 19 2008
About 120,000 hectares of plantations have been established under the various plantations development schemes of the National Plantation Development Programmes of the Forestry Commission (FC).
ACCRA:
’NPP will play by the rules’
Wednesday, November 19 2008
Nii Adjei Tawiah, contesting the Korley Klottey parliamentary seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Election 2008, has assured Ghanaians that the Party would play by the rules in the elections.
NATIONAL:
Additional ballot papers for polling stations
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) said on Wednesday it would add 10 percent ballot papers to every polling station in the forthcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.
SEKYERE SOUTH:
Government asked to enforce abortion law
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The Country Director of Ipas Ghana,  an NGO, Dr. Koma Jehu Appiah has called for the enforcement of the abortion law to control the rate of unsafe abortion.
(KIA) ACCRA:
No hitch: Hajj pilgrims leave Accra
Wednesday, November 19 2008
For the first time in several years, a total number of 266 Muslim pilgrims left Accra on Wednesday morning for Mecca to participate in the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
ACCRA:
Gramophone library for GBC
Wednesday, November 19 2008
The German Foreign Office is providing a 100,000 euro grant to the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) to set up a gramophone and tapes library to preserve archival music works.
TAMALE :
Encourage children to read
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Northern Regional Director of Education, Mr John Hobenu has appealed to parents to encourage their children to read to enable them understand the English Language and knowledge about the environment.
(ODUMASE) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
Road contractors blamed for upsurge of malaria
Thursday, November 20 2008
Participants at a day’s workshop on malaria prevention, have identified the activities of road contractors, especially at the district level, as a major contributory factor to the increasing incidence of malaria in the country.
(SANTA MARIA) AMA :
Phone repairer in court for conspiracy
Thursday, November 20 2008
A 30-year-old mobile phone repairer, Desmond Adekula has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with conspiracy and robbing a trader of his personal belongings at gun point.
(AKROPONG AKUAPEM) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Vice President calls for greater discipline
Thursday, November 20 2008
Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has re-emphasized his call for greater discipline in Ghanaian society saying it was the only way by which the country could attain economic development.
  
ACCRA :
Muslims urged to remain peaceful during elections
Thursday, November 20 2008
President of the Islamic University College of Ghana (IUCG), Dr Ahmad Ali Ghane has called on Muslims not to do anything that could destabilise the nation during the forthcoming general election.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
POJOSS receives GH¢10,000 cash donation
Thursday, November 20 2008
Former students of Pope John’s Junior Seminary and Senior High School (POJOSS) working with the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), have presented a cash of GH¢10,000 to help their alma mater to carry out a number of development projects.
HO:
Voters in Volta Region urged to vote wisely
Thursday, November 20 2008
Voters in the Volta Region have been urged to resist being belittled by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) whose style of campaigning in the region tended to play on their intelligence.
(PATASI) KMA :
Christians told to be spiritually upright
Thursday, November 20 2008
The District Pastor of the Patasi Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, Reverend Joshua William Acheampong has implored Christians to abide by the tenets of the Bible in all their endeavours.
 
HO:
EC holds the key to peaceful polls - Togbega Gabusu
Thursday, November 20 2008
The aftermath of the December 7 elections in Ghana would be determined by the conduct of the Electoral Commission (EC).
(BREMANG UGC) KMA :
Plumber jailed 10 years
Thursday, November 20 2008
A 20-year-old plumber has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Kumasi Circuit Court for defiling a 13-year-old Junior High School (JHS) pupil.
NATIONAL :
Ghanaian on board seized ship in Somalia
Thursday, November 20 2008
Among the 25 member crew of the Iranian cargo ship seized by Somali pirates are citizens of Ghana, India, Pakistan, Philippines, ITAR-TASS news Agency reports.
BOLGATANGA :
Mad rush for party paraphernalia at Bolga
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga, has been engulfed in heavy business activities of political party paraphernalia ahead of the December 7 general election which is 17 days away
ACCRA :
Ghanaians urged to have toilet facilities
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Chairman of the Coalition of NGOs In Water And Sanitation (CONIWAS), Mr. Thomas Imoro Sayibu has stressed the need for Ghanaians to have access to clean toilets.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens fall to Bayana Bayana
Thursday, November 20 2008
A first round exit stares the Black Queens in the face following a disappointing 0-1 loss to the Bayana Bayana of South Africa in the ongoing 6th African Women’s Nations cup currently underway in the Equatorial Guinea.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston explains Accra trip
Thursday, November 20 2008
Laryea Kingston has explained why he flew to Accra despite being unfit for Ghana’s international friendly against Tunisia because he wanted to show the Ghana Football Association that he is indeed injured.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars in disappointing draw
Thursday, November 20 2008
Ghana’s Black Stars drew goalless against Tunisia at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra as both sides got preparations for the next stage of World Cup qualifiers off the ground.
BAWKU :
Peace returns to Bawku
Thursday, November 20 2008
An atmosphere of peace and good neighbourliness has returned to Bawku after months of misunderstanding and disunity, which resulted in a bloody conflict about two months ago.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
No Ghanaian in CAF contest
Thursday, November 20 2008
There is no Ghanaian among officials vying for an Executive position in top hierarchy of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) during the continental body’s 31st Congress to be held in Nigeria next February.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac satisfied with mission
Thursday, November 20 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac says he has achieved his objective of assessing the fringe players of the Black Stars following their goalless with Tunisia on Wednesday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Benin hammered by Egypt
Thursday, November 20 2008
Benin, Ghana’s Group D opponents of the World Cup qualifiers, were hammered 5-1 by Egypt in an international friendly in Cairo on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Zambia lose to Morocco
Thursday, November 20 2008
Zambia, who will face Egypt in the World Cup qualifiers, suffered a 3-0 away defeat to Morocco in a friendly game on Wednesday.
NATIONAL :
Curricula should focus on brain development
Thursday, November 20 2008
Professor Edwin Gyasi, Head of the Department of Geography and Resource Development at the University of Ghana has said there was the need to place emphasis on brain development in our educational system to help solve the developmental problems that we face as a nation
AMA :
Political talk banned
Thursday, November 20 2008
Managers of the main bus terminal in Accra, the Neoplan bus station have banned political discussions among passengers on buses which take off from the terminal.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
People urged to reduce electricity consumption
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Energy Foundation has stressed the need for people to use low electricity consuming appliances to conserve energy and to reduce their energy cost.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Modern fishing harbour for Elmina
Thursday, November 20 2008
There was thunderous and spontaneous shouts of jubilation by the people of Elmina , when the President, John Agyekum Kufuor cut the sod for the construction of a modern fishing harbour valued at US$16 million.
TOLON -KUMBUNGU :
New hospital for district.
Thursday, November 20 2008
Afreak Med Foundation, an international Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Austria, is constructing a 50,000 Euros-ultra-modern hospital for the Tolon community in the Tolon-Kumbungu District of the Northern Region.
(TUMU) WA :
Ignore NDC- Nana Addo
Thursday, November 20 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) , told the people of Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions, not to take serious, the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) pledge of establishing a Savannah Accelerated Development Authority to improve the development in the North serious.
    
ACCRA :
76,000 registered more than once
Thursday, November 20 2008
About 76,000 people who registered more than once during the recent limited voters registration exercise conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) will be handed over to the police for prosecution next week.
GOMOA WEST :
More debts cancelled in my administration- President Kufuor
Thursday, November 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said over 8,000 million dollars owed by the nation had been cancelled during his administration.
HO :
Peace council meets
Thursday, November 20 2008
Reverend Monsignor Anthony Kornu, a member of the Volta Regional Peace Promotion Council has advised politicians not to capitalize on the poverty and ignorance levels of their supporters to incite them into violence.
(KMA) NDC :
Concerned youth aust NPP out
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Concerned Youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Oforikrom Constituency have appealed to the electorate to vote the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) out of power, saying the country has experienced “Eight years of political and socio-economic downturn.”
 
WA :
Parliamentary candidates appeal to EC
Thursday, November 20 2008
Parliamentary candidates in the Upper West Region has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to accept ballot papers that are not validated as genuine ones.
ASHAIMAN :
Residents walk for peace
Thursday, November 20 2008
About five hundred residents of the Ashaiman constituency have  embarked on a two-hour peace walk, with a call on followers of the eight political parties contesting the December 2008 elections, to observe peace, before, during and after the election.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Assembly member being investigated
Thursday, November 20 2008
An Assembly member in Winneba is helping the Winneba Police in their investigation into an alleged use of threaten statements made on an FM station in the town.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
HIV/AIDS training for health personnel
Thursday, November 20 2008
A day’s capacity building workshop for 25 stakeholders in health from five communities in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) has ended at Breman Asikuma.
    
KMA :
Children immunized against poliomyelitis in Kumasi
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Directorate of Health Services immunized a total of 335,066 children less than 59 months against poliomyelitis in Kumasi metropolis in the Integrated Child Health Campaign recently held in Kumasi.
(ABOABO) KMA :
Party members challenged to be vigilant
Thursday, November 20 2008
Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Asawasi, has challenged supporters of the Party in the constituency to be vigilant during the December elections.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
NPP increase campaign
Thursday, November 20 2008
Dr Matthew Poku Prempeh, New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Manhyia in Kumasi, has intensified his campaign towards his bid for the seat in the December elections.
(GBI) HOHOE:
Volta foundation commended
Thursday, November 20 2008
Togbega Gabusu VI, Paramount Chief of the Gbi Traditional Area, has commended the Volta Foundation, a non-governmental organization, for spearheading social development in the Volta Region.
HO:
’Grant tax holidays to new enterprises’
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries, Mr Emmanuel Nyarko, has called on government to grant tax holidays to new enterprises especially those of young people.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Civil societies organize peace walk
Thursday, November 20 2008
Civil society organisations in the Effutu Municipality, in collaboration with the Winneba branch of the Federation of Youth Associations in Ghana, on Tuesday organised a peace walk in Winneba to sensitize the people on the need to have a peaceful election on December 7.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Women urged to vote massively
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Tano South District Chief Executive, Mr Osei Sekyere Bota, has called on women to actively participate in the democratic governance of the country by voting massively in the December polls.
KUMASI:
Heavy duty truck drivers flout regulations
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has expressed concern about the manner in which some articulated and heavy duty truck drivers are flouting its directives on the nocturnal movements of their trucks.
BONGO:
Traditional Council honours Swiss donors
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Paramount Chief of Bongo Traditional Area, Bo-Naba Salifu Alemyarim, in collaboration with the Bongo Area Development Programme of World Vision Ghana, has honoured six Swiss donors in appreciation of their significant contribution to the development of the Bongo community.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST:
Wamfie magistrate court receives computer
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Dormaa East District Chief Executive, Squadron Leader Ben Anane Asamoah (rtd), has presented a computer and its accessories worth GH¢ 250 to Wamfie Magistrate’s court.
WEIJA:
Weija Treatment Plant Project completed
Thursday, November 20 2008
Efforts at addressing the acute water shortfall in the north-eastern parts of Accra, has been given a big boost with the completion of the 32-million dollar East-West Interconnection and the Weija Water Treatment Plant Expansion Project.  
(ANOMABO) MFANTSEMAN:
J.J pushes for peaceful elections
Thursday, November 20 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has urged Ghanaians to prove to the world that they are capable of changing governments through peaceful polls.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Assembly supports health Insurance scheme
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has provided office accommodation, furniture and computers to the Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme at Saltpond.
ACCRA:
Webpage for Election 2008
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Information Services Department (ISD) has created a webpage on Election 2008 on the government of Ghana website (Ghana portal) www.ghana.gov.gh.
KUMASI:
Ministries in Kumasi to be expanded
Thursday, November 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has given executive approval for land for the expansion of the Ministries in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Nduom’s Campaign Chairman resigns
Thursday, November 20 2008
Campaign chairman of Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Mr. Eric Kwabena Benyarko, has resigned citing “operational administrative challenges” as the main reason.
(AFLAO) KETU:
GH¢ 100 million face-lift for Aflao border
Thursday, November 20 2008
A GH¢ 100 million major face-lift of the Aflao border, which would span a year has started.
JASIKAN:
CIDA funds human rights clubs
Thursday, November 20 2008
The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is funding a project, which would establish human rights education clubs in schools in the Jasikan, Kadjebi, Nkwanta-North and Nkwanta-South districts.
ACCRA:
NATO could play role in training of African soldiers
Friday, November 21 2008
Visiting NATO Secretary-General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, said the military alliance could play an important role in training African soldiers.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
HIV/AIDS is devastating-Duker
Friday, November 21 2008
Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr George Mireku Duker, has said that HIV/AIDS was devastating and it depended on every member of society to help stem the spread.
ACCRA:
brochure on diabetes in children launched
Friday, November 21 2008
Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, Alhaji Lepowura Mohammed Nurudeen Jawula, has launched a brochure on basic facts about diabetes in children as part of the Ministry of Health’s campaign to halt the spread of diabetes in the country.
(KUMAWU-ASHANTI) SEKYERE EAST:
30 million dollars approves for Kumawu Water Project
Friday, November 21 2008
Government has approved 30 million dollars for Kumawu Water Project to provide potable water for Kumawu and its surrounding communities in the Sekyere East District of Ashanti.
YENDI:
Gov’t committed to eliminating extreme poverty – Minister
Friday, November 21 2008
Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, has reiterated government’s committed to collaborate with development partners to eliminate extreme poverty and hunger in the country.
ACCRA:
Tsikata’s condition is critical but is alive
Friday, November 21 2008
Incarcerated Former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, is alive but in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the Cardio Thoracic Centre at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
NATIONAL:
Prez expresses concern about election of DCEs
Friday, November 21 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has advised that the call for the election of MMDCEs  should not be rushed.
(WEIJA) AMA :
Water treatment plant more efficient now
Friday, November 21 2008
Efforts at addressing the acute water shortfall in the north-eastern parts of Accra, has been given a big boost with the completion of the USD32m East-West Interconnection and the Weija Water Treatment Plant Expansion Project. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Azumah gets Mancini Award
Friday, November 21 2008
Ghana’s boxing legend, Professor Barima Azumah Nelson has been awarded the 2008 ‘Dennie Mancini’ prize for boxing excellence at a luncheon jointly hosted by the Commonwealth Boxing Council and the British Boxing Board of Control in London on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets look to Algeria from Banjul
Friday, November 21 2008
Claiming one of the seven places available at the Africa U-17 Championships will would not come easy as 14 sides, including Ghana attempt to seal their spots in the finals to be hosted by Algeria next year.
ACCRA:
Make cleanliness a priority-Minister
Friday, November 21 2008
The Minster for Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Hon. Kwadwo Adjei Darko has urged MMDCEs to adopt strategies to compliment the efforts of Zoomlion in ensuring clean environment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks appoint Osam
Friday, November 21 2008
Former Black Stars coach Fred Osam Duodu has been appointed technical director of Ghanaian Premier League side, Gamba All Blacks.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens in search of winning formula
Friday, November 21 2008
Ghana will need a win against Tunisia on Saturday in the African Women Championships to help the Black Queens keep their hopes of landing a semi-final place alive
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo goes searching
Friday, November 21 2008
Black Stars trainer Milovan Rajevac has gone searching for position-specific players in his quest to build a winsome team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sponsorship scandal rocks league
Friday, November 21 2008
Onetouch, the telecommunication company who have ferociously bragged about sponsoring Ghana’s top flight league, are unable to come up with the US$2.5m they promised to support the competition which starts from Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB promise improved TV coverage
Friday, November 21 2008
Professional League Board chairman Welbeck Abra-Appiah is confident television coverage of the Onetouch Premier League will be markedly better than it was for last season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cooreman eyes flying start
Friday, November 21 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko must get off to a flying a start in the Onetouch Premier League according to their Belgian coach Maurice Cooreman.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gruzah concerned about officiating
Friday, November 21 2008
President of Kumasi-based King Faisal Football Club, Alhaji Karim Grusah, has expressed concern about the level of officiating of football matches, especially the Premiership.
ACCRA:
Financial institutions to develop informal sector
Friday, November 21 2008
Three financial institutions have signed a tripartite agreement to help develop the informal sector by providing people with credit facilities in addition to helping informal sector workers to be part of a social security scheme.
ACCRA :
Police service given more vehicles
Friday, November 21 2008
The Ghana Police Service has taken delivery of 70 Nissan double-cabin pick-ups to beef up its operations.
(COURT) AMA :
Information minister to defend himself in court
Friday, November 21 2008
An Accra  Fast Track Court (FTC) has ordered the Minister for Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah Boateng, to provide evidence within seven days, to the claim that he had renounced his British citizenship in 2001.
HO :
Invest more in the Volta region
Friday, November 21 2008
The Ho Municipal Chief Executive MCE), Mr. Mawutor Goh,has assured investors that the needed business environment had been created, for the smooth takeoff of any business activities in the municipality, and said the Assembly was prepared to give assistance to corporate bodies as well as individuals, in terms of acquisition of land.
(TAMALE) NDC :
Nanas’ convoy involved in accident
Friday, November 21 2008
Reports indicate that the convoy of New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was -involved in an accident yesterday
AMA :
3 forge receipts.
Friday, November 21 2008
Three persons are due to appear before court today having been accused of forging Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) receipt books and ID cards and using these to dupe unsuspecting people around Nima, Mamobi and Accra New-town.
ACCRA :
Goodies admits guilt.
Friday, November 21 2008
Isaac Abeidu Aidoo, alias Goodies, the Managing Director of Goodies Music Productions who is standing trial for a narcotic offence, has admitted that different people supervised him while he expelled 80 pellets of cocaine he had swallowed.
NEW JUABEN :
Akwantukese festival tomorrow
Friday, November 21 2008
The  chiefs and people of New Juaben are celebrating the historic Akwantukese festival this year with a series of events which will be
climaxed with a grand durbar to be held on Saturday November 22, 2008 at 11.00 a.m at the Jackson’s Park, Koforidua.
(GA MASHIE) AMA :
More schools needed.
Friday, November 21 2008
One hundred thousand children of school age in the Ga Mashie and Old Fadama catchment areas are out of school as a result of lack of space in those communities to construct new first-cycle schools.
BOLGATANGA:
Akufo-Addo worships with Moslems
Saturday, November 22 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stressed the need for peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians to consolidate national unity and progress in the country.
ACCRA:
Volunteers campaign for peaceful election
Saturday, November 22 2008
Ghana’s democracy is under test, from this time to election and our ability to succeed will help consolidate and strengthen democracy, Mr. Seth Osei Acheampong, president of World Peace Volunteers, said on Friday.
NATIONAL:
Clear measures for improved health
Saturday, November 22 2008
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and its health partners have signed an Aide Memoire to serve as a guide to its activities next year.
ACCRA:
’Refer expectant mothers to hospitals’
Saturday, November 22 2008
Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) have been advised to desist from extending their services to pregnant women who are giving birth for the very first time since their pelvises are not big enough for babies to pass through.
TEMA:
Rich countries endangering the world - Oxfam
Saturday, November 22 2008
A research report by international aid agency Oxfam, says rich countries’ failure to cut down their emissions since 1992 had put the world at high risk of exceeding catastrophic two degrees Celsius warming, which will cause widespread violation of rights that are enshrined in the Universal Declaration.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ghana Telecom donates towards ’Akwantukese’
Saturday, November 22 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana Telecom, Mr David Venn, on Friday presented a cheque of GH¢ 1,200 to the New Juaben Traditional Area to support the Akwantukese Festival of the chiefs and people of the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Universities must produce innovative brains - Minister
Saturday, November 22 2008
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu Asamoah, has urged universities to introduce courses that would produce brains with analytical, innovative and with entrepreneurial skills who will create jobs and wealth for the country.
NATIONAL:
Tension, chaos not real - IGP
Saturday, November 22 2008
The Inspector General of Police, Mr P. K. Acheampong, has described the perception of tension and chaos surrounding the electioneering and the December elections as a creation of the media and some persons which does not reflect the situation on the ground.
(TUOBODUM) TECHIMAN:
76 AIDS patients die under NGO care
Saturday, November 22 2008
All 76 persons living with HIV/AIDS and adopted by the Friends of The Sick, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) at Tuobodum in the Techiman Municipality are reported dead.
ACCRA:
Woman remanded for assaulting hubby
Saturday, November 22 2008
A trader who assaulted her husband, threatened him with a knife and damaged his two mobile phones was on Friday remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court.
(KNUST) KUMASI:
$3 million support for health systems
Saturday, November 22 2008
The University of Michigan has received a $3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to work with Ghanaian health experts and authorities to strengthen human resources for health in Ghana.
ACCRA:
Pastor, another in court for defilement
Saturday, November 22 2008
Two persons including a pastor who allegedly defiled a 15 year-old girl on many occasions on Friday appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra charged with defilement.
 
(MADINA) GA EAST:
No rush to elect DCEs, Others - President cautions
Saturday, November 22 2008
The President, Mr J. A. Kufuor, has cautioned the nation against rushing into electing district chief executives (DCEs), since the idea has the potential of being counter-productive.
NATIONAL:
De-confiscation exercise conditional
Saturday, November 22 2008
Sources at the National Reconciliation Commission (NRC) Implementation Committee say that the de-confiscation of assets is not an unconditional exercise.
(ABURANSA) KEEA:
Plastic recycling plant for Aburansa
Sunday, November 23 2008
The Minister of Trade, Industry, President’s Special Initiative and Private Sector Development, Papa Owusu Ankomah,  has inaugurated a plastic recycling factory at Aburansa in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality.
HO:
Improper vote transfers to be reversed
Sunday, November 23 2008
Voters who did not meet the required two months residency in their new constituencies before transferring their votes can have them reversed, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of Electoral Commission (EC) announced in Ho.
NATIONAL:
Illustrious Kufuor at it again
Sunday, November 23 2008
Liberia has honoured President John Agyekum Kufuor with the country’s highest national award in appreciation of his tremendous contribution in restoring peace and support for post-war reconstruction of that country.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Electronic library for Presbyterian College soon
Sunday, November 23 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has promised to make available appropriate amount of money to ensure that electronic
library is put in the new library block being constructed
at the Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong-Akuapim.
(JUKWA) Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira:
GETfund presents bus to Jukwa School
Sunday, November 23 2008
Member of Parliament for the Heman-Lower Denkyira Constituency, Reverend Ben Donkor, has on behalf of the Ghana
Education Trust Fund (GETfund) presented a Tata bus to Jukwa Senior High School at Jukwa.
(TEMA) TMA:
Security services prepare for elections
Sunday, November 23 2008
Security officials in the Tema Metropolis on Saturday embarked on a two-hour route march through the principal streets of Ashaiman and Tema in preparation towards the December 7 general elections.
(BREMAN ASKUMA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
NGO supports HIV/AIDS victims
Sunday, November 23 2008
Humanitarian Foundation, an NGO has presented food items and some essential commodities worth GH¢ 1,750.00 to seventy five People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWAS) in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District at a ceremony at Breman Asikuma.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Media to play chief role
Sunday, November 23 2008
The Eastern Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), George Anko-Bil, has urged
media personnel to help promote peace in the country by guarding against reporting on inflammable speeches made by politicians.
TEMA:
Gas pipeline under threat
Sunday, November 23 2008
Beaches near the West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP) have been defaced with refuse, defecation and decomposed animals likely to threaten the smooth operations of the pipeline. 
ACCRA:
HIV/AIDS: Advocates want sensitisation intensified
Sunday, November 23 2008
An HIV/AIDS advocate has called for intensification of public sensitisation on factors promoting the spread of the disease and research into those issues towards a reduction in the prevalence rate of 2.7 per cent.
ACCRA:
Telecom operators to play by rules
Sunday, November 23 2008
General Overseer and Head Pastor of International Central Gospel Church, Reverend Dr. Mensa Anamua Otabil, has urged multi-national telecommunication operators in Ghana to be work ethically and provide good services to customers.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Private hostels, negative influence - Principal
Sunday, November 23 2008
The Principal of the Meridian University College, Mr Joseph Kwasi Adu, has expressed worry that student’s accommodation in private hostels is badly influencing their character.
WINNEBA:
Traditional foods are highly nutritious and healthy
Monday, November 24 2008
Lecturer in Recipe Development, Department of Home Economics, University of Education, Winneba, Mrs Comfort Madah Katumi, has asked Ghanaians to eat locally produced food to prolong their life span.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Builsa Community Bank holds ninth AGM
Monday, November 24 2008
The Builsa Community Bank realized 98,864.07 Ghana cedis net profit before tax as at October 31 this year, and projects that the profit margin would hit the 130,000 Ghana cedi mark by December 31 2008.
ACCRA :
Cooperatives help to reduce cost – Darkwa
Monday, November 24 2008
The first ever International African Beekeeping Seminar has ended in Accra with a call on Ghanaian beekeepers to form cooperatives to help reduce cost in accessing the facilities (services) of the Ghana Standards Board (GSB).
(LEKLEBI) HOHOE:
Chief urges to demand peace pledges from candidates
Monday, November 24 2008
Member of Parliament (MP) for Hohoe-South, Mr Joseph Amenowode, has proposed that chiefs got parliamentary candidates to pledge to ensure peaceful elections in December.
ACCRA:
Help our women to access justice - CJ
Monday, November 24 2008
Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, charged women judges in Africa to work hard, by going beyond the call to duty “to help our women to access justice.”
(TEMA) TMA:
Mothers urged to adopt malaria preventive measures
Monday, November 24 2008
Mother of Black Stars defender, John Painstil, Madam Juliana Diaba, has called on nursing mothers and pregnant women to adopt malaria preventive measures so that they could be delivered of malaria-free babies.
ACCRA:
Peace meeting must include all political parties
Monday, November 24 2008
The presidential candidate and flag-bearer of the National Democratic Congress, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has noted the on-going discussion on the proposal of the Chairman of the NPP, Mr. Peter MacManu for a meeting of the two major parties to discuss matters pertaining to the peaceful conduct of the elections to be held on the 7th of December.
(PRAMSO) BOSOMTWE:
Rotary Club supports Vocational Institute
Monday, November 24 2008
The Kumasi East Rotary Club in collaboration with Cornwell Sunrise-Canada, a Civil Society Group have donated educational materials worth 2,000 dollars to the Saint Michael’s Vocational Institute in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti.
(ASOKORE-MAMPONG) KMA:
Chief appeals for infrastructure for school
Monday, November 24 2008
Chief of Asokore-Mampong, near Kumasi, Nana Boakye Ansah Debrah has called on the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to provide additional infrastructures for the Asokore-Mampong M/A Basic School to avoid the shift system being run there.
ACCRA :
122 million dollars approved by parliament
Monday, November 24 2008
Parliament has approved $122m for the rehabilitation of airports in Sunyani, Kumasi and Takoradi.  Speaking in Sunyani Minister of Aviation, Joe Baidoe-Ansah said the amount would be provided by the government for GK Airports of Korea. 
ACCRA :
Candidates fail to show up
Monday, November 24 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG), in collaboration with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) organised a forum for the presidential candidates in the forthcoming election.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
A-G to study docket on hunchback’s killers
Monday, November 24 2008
The police have forwarded the case docket of the five people accused of killing hunchbacks at Bibiani in the Western Region to the Attorney General for advice.
HO :
NHIS reduces admissions
Monday, November 24 2008
The introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has reduced hospital admissions in the Ho municipality, Mr Robert Adatsi, acting Deputy Director of Clinical Care at the Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service, has said.
AMA :
ADR settlements positive
Monday, November 24 2008
The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) settlement mechanism instituted by the Judicial Service disposed of 583 cases between January and September this year.
ACCRA :
De-confiscation -unconditional
Monday, November 24 2008
Sources at the National Reconciliation Commission (NRC) Implementation Committee say that the de-confiscation of assets is not an unconditional exercise.
KUMASI:
’NDC wants no political gimmickry peace talk’
Monday, November 24 2008
The National Democratic Congress says it would accede to a talk that would lead to peace based on fair and just move, which would not be only a political gimmick.
(ANYAA) GA WEST:
Two more warehouses identified
Monday, November 24 2008
The police have identified two additional warehouses belonging to the woman at the centre of the fire outbreak at Anyaa in Accra.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Let us unite to win more support for NDC - Tackie-Komme
Monday, November 24 2008
Incumbent and National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Odododiodioo, Mr Jonathan Tackie-Komme, appealed to activists, supporters and sympathisers of the Party to unite and win more support to ensure landslide victory on December 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Queens crushed out
Monday, November 24 2008
The Black Queens failed to get past the first round of the African Women Championship despite a win in their final Group B game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Gambia edge out Starlets
Monday, November 24 2008
The Under-17 team, the Black Starlets would not be playing at next year’s Africa Under-17 Championship after falling to the Gambia.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari seals Inter win
Monday, November 24 2008
Ghana’s Sulley Muntari helped Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan to claim a 1-0 home win over rivals Juventus to go four points clear in Italy’s Serie A.
AMA :
Assembly stops ECG project
Monday, November 24 2008
The Metro Roads Department of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has instructed contractors working on Electricity improvement works for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to stop work until they submit the names of the sub-contractors they engage to work on the reinstatement of excavated pedestrian walkways.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premier LeagueResults
Monday, November 24 2008
Below are the results of the first week matches of the National Premier League played on Sunday, November 23.
(ASHALAJA) GA WEST:
Bridge leading town to the country closed
Monday, November 24 2008
The Department of Feeder Roads has closed down the main bridge leading to the Ashalaja township in the Ga West District in the Greater Accra Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea shock Liberty
Monday, November 24 2008
Debutants Bechem Chelsea launched their premiership campaign on a high note by beating Liberty Professionals 3-2 in the season’s opener on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium.
KEEA :
Recycling plant at Aburansa.
Monday, November 24 2008
Papa Owusu Ankomah, Minister for Trade, Industry, President’s Special Initiative and Private Sector Development,  inaugurated a plastic recycling factory at Aburansa in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality (KEEA).
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal hold Kotoko
Monday, November 24 2008
King Faisal Babies held the defending Champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a pulsating goalless drawn game in their first match of the 2008/09 premiership encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
AKUAPEM NORTH :
I will give finances for electronic library- President Kufuor
Monday, November 24 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has promised to make available appropriate amount of money to ensure that an electronic library is put in the new library block being constructed at the Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong-Akuapem, in the E/R.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben beat Debutants
Monday, November 24 2008
A rejuvenated Kessben F/C side on Sunday began their 2008/09 Premier league on a good note with a 2-0 victory over visiting Second Eleven Wise in their match played at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese on the Kumasi - Lake Road in Ashanti.
SUNYANI:
Bill still pending
Monday, November 24 2008
Mr Samuel Newton-Addo, Project Manager of the Ghana Co-operatives Council has expressed his concern about the delay in the approval of the council’s new bill drafted two years ago.
(NDC) ACCRA:
Two more warehouses identified
Monday, November 24 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the thumb printing on the ballot paper was the only legal symbol that was acceptable in voting in Ghana.
    
AGONA :
Walk for peace
Monday, November 24 2008
Members of some banking institutions and Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Agona Swedru Municipality,  undertook four hours walk through the principal streets of Swedru, to sensitize the public to ensure peaceful and violence-free elections.
(ADUMAN) AFIGYA-KWABRE :
Senior High School inaugurates horticultural club
Monday, November 24 2008
Aduman Senior High School in the Afigya-Kwabre District has inaugurated a horticultural club at Aduman as part of the 10th National Horticultural week celebration.
PNC :
PNC commends IEA
Monday, November 24 2008
The Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) has commended the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) for exposing the true state of the economy, which the institute said was deteriorating since 2006 and continued in 2007.
NADOWLI:
Upper West get share of capitation grant
Monday, November 24 2008
Government has released an amount GH¢160,408.95 to the Upper West Region for the implementation of the capitation grant for the year 2006/7, Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister, has announced.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
More call for peace
Monday, November 24 2008
The Seventh Day Adventist {SDA} of Madina has called on Ghanaians to desist from violence before, during and after the elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks/T. Youth share points
Monday, November 24 2008
A classic goal by midfielder Richard Annan in the 85th minute enabled Tema Youth to split points with Gamba All Blacks in their National Premier League match played at the Robert Mensah Stadium on Sunday.
NDC :
Zongo communities advised
Monday, November 24 2008
Alhaji Mohammed Ashkar, Greater Accra Regional Coordinator of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Zongo Caucus, has reiterated the call on the youth in Zongo communities not to allow politicians to use them for violent activities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas held by All Stars
Monday, November 24 2008
Sekondi Hasaacas were held to a goalless drawn game by Wa All Stars in the first week of the National Premier League played at the Sekondi Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshantiGold off to flying start
Monday, November 24 2008
AshantiGold set the early pace in the Ghana Premier League with a 4-1 win over Real Tamale United to set the early pace and get the Herbert Mensah side off to the perfect start.
(BIMBILLA) NANUMBA NORTH:
Nana calls for peaceful elections
Monday, November 24 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has reiterated the need for the conduct of free, transparent, peaceful and credible elections.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
EC schools Polling Agents
Monday, November 24 2008
Polling Agents from the various political parties in next month’s elections have been urged to be conversant with the electoral process and do away with electoral offences.
(BROFOYEDRU) GOMOA WEST:
PTA Chairman worried over child killing
Monday, November 24 2008
Chairman of the Gomoa Brofoyedru Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Catholic Primary School, Mr Kojo Addison, has appealed to the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) to erect speed ramps in the town to limit vehicles from knocking down school children.
ACCRA:
Revenue mobilisation needed to reduce global crisis
Monday, November 24 2008
Domestic resource mobilisation and rationalisation of expenditure are key to reducing the impact of the global financial crisis on Ghana, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, said on Monday.
NATIONAL:
Mills: I am prepared for peace meeting
Monday, November 24 2008
The Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Mills, has welcomed a meeting to discuss matters pertaining to the peaceful conduct of the December elections.
(TWIFO PRASO) T/H/LD:
Assembly set to meet target
Monday, November 24 2008
The Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira District Assembly mobilized a total revenue of GH¢ 186.00 for the third quarter of the year 2008, representing 65 percent of the targeted revenue of GH¢ 284,601.60.
TEMA:
Explosion kills one, injures another
Monday, November 24 2008
An exploding compressor in Tema at the weekend completely tore off a leg and an arm of a 26-year-old vulcaniser, in the process hurling him high into the air and killing him instantly.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
APRM members advised to be non-partisan – Prof Asante
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Member of the Governing Council of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Professor S.K.B Asante, has stressed the need for members of the Oversight Committees of the APRM to be non-partisan in the performance of their duties.
HO:
Legal threat against Ho Municipal
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A 76-year old pensioner and her household, Mrs Vicentia Quist, have threatened legal action against Ho Municipal Assembly over the continues pile of refuse close to their residence without collection.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Teachers asked to maintain high standard
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A retired professor of mechanical engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor Ohemeng Kessey, has implored teachers to maintain high moral standards to retain the image of their profession.
ACCRA :
GAEC urged to involve journalists in programmes
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), has tasked the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) to involve the media in their programmes to allay fears associated with radioactive sources.
 
(ACCRA) AMA:
Zoomlion, other groups undertake Peace Clean-up
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Some religious bodies and other groups joined Zoomlion Ghana Limited on Saturday to undertake a clean-up dubbed “Peace Clean-up” to rid Accra of filth and called for peace before, during and after the December 7 polls.
(BUGUBOI) SISSALA EAST:
Minority Leader donates towards orphanage
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin, has donated 100 bags of cement valued at GH¢12,000 to the people of Buguboi in the Sissala East District for the construction of an orphanage.
ACCRA:
Health training institutions receive pick-ups
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Ministry of Health has distributed 25 Mitsubishi Double Cabin Pick-ups worth 570,000 dollars to 19 Health Assistants Training Institutions to help in their day-to-day activities.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ghana falls in iodated salt consumption
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Ghana has dropped from 74 to 32 percent in household consumption of iodated salt sending a worrying signal that more needs to be done to deal with iodine deficiency disorders, especially among children.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Stinky water at La again
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Unwholesome water that flowed through the taps of parts of La in Accra a couple of months ago has started flowing in the same area, according to information gathered by the Ghana News Agency.
ACCRA:
Anyaa explosion-warehouse owner granted bail
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A trader whose warehouse exploded at Anyaa killing seven people, Janet Akani Sarbah, appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra charged with possessing firecrackers without lawful authority.
(ACCRA) AMA:
UT donates to underprivileged children
Tuesday, November 25 2008
UT Financial Services, formerly Unique Trust, has presented three cheques for GHC 11,000.00 to three organisations committed to improving the lot of underprivileged children.
ACCRA:
Journalists urged to be cautious in elections coverage
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, urged journalists to be cautious in their coverage of the December 7 election to ensure that the country remained peaceful.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Association of African Universities confab opens in Accra
Tuesday, November 25 2008
African universities have been praised for their immeasurable contributions towards the growth of their countries despite the numerous constraints that they face.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
NPP the best
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of Freedom Advocates, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) club in Nsawam in the Eastern Region, has reiterated the party’s commitment to peaceful and transparent election.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East Anglican church will not have service
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Archdeaconry Board of the Anglican Church of the Upper East Region, has declared Sunday, December 7, as a holiday to enable the laity to fully participate in the General Elections.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Japan to live up to commitments
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Japan has pledged to abide by its development assistance commitments to Ghana notwithstanding the turmoil on the global financial market.
(SWEDRU) AGONA :
Dismissed is dismissed.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has reiterated that the party would not accept dismissed members contesting as independent candidates even if they enter parliament after December 7, 2008 polls.
NATIONAL :
State of World Population 2008
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The State of World Population 2008 said family planning programmes could succeed if there were some economic development.
   
KWAEBIBIREM :
Rural bank makes profit
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Kwaebibirem Rural Bank at Asuom in the Eastern Region, last year made a profit of 119,865 Ghana Cedis as against 109,013 Ghana cedis the previous year, accounting for 10.99 per cent increase.
KETA :
Keta basin to be explored
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has promised to marshal technical and financial resources for oil exploration in the Keta Basin.
BOLGATANGA :
Association of African Universities confab opens in Accra
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), said the party was seeking retention in power to enable it continue to offer dedicated leadership for the country.
(LA) AMA :
Bad water again
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Unwholesome water that flowed through the taps of parts of La in Accra a couple of months ago has started flowing in the same area, according to information gathered by the Ghana News Agency.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts boss not angry at Kingston
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo says he understands why midfielder Laryea Kingston flew home to be with the Ghana squad despite carrying an injury.
ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Two bonded
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Nkawie Circuit Court in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District has bonded two persons to be of good behaviour for 12 months for failing to inform the police before burying their dead relative who got drowned in River Offin.
WENCHI :
Petition aborogated
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Judicial Committee of the Brong Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, dismissed the petition filed by Nana Atoa Samangyedua III, Queen mother of Wenchi and three other kingmakers.
HO :
VRCC receives report on fund
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Declining standards of education in the Volta region must be redeemed quickly through the initiatives and collective action of the people themselves.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
One year for stealing maize
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Nyinahin Magistrate Court presided over by Mr Augustine Essah has sentenced two farmers to 12 months imprisonment each for stealing stored maize from another farmer’s farm at Abofrem in the Atwima Mponua District.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nigeria battle for women’s title
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Nigeria’s quest for a sixth straight African Women’s Championship title is looking anything but perfect in Equatorial Guinea.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
EC advises parliamentarians
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Mr Steve Opoku- Mensah, Western Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) has asked parliamentary candidates to avoid giving out bribes and use of abusive languages, while campaigning.
ACCRA :
More booths can be mounted
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has  started training 220,000 polling agents for political parties and independent candidates contesting the December election.
      
KMA :
Former teacher of president launches books
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Professor Ohemeng Kessey, a retired professor of mechanical engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has implored teachers to maintain high moral standards to retain the image of their profession.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nigeria battle for women’s title
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Nigeria’s quest for a sixth straight African Women’s Championship title is looking anything but perfect in Equatorial Guinea.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts boss not angry at Kingston
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo says he understands why midfielder Laryea Kingston flew home to be with the Ghana squad despite carrying an injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac gathers his local Stars
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Players would be jostling for places in Ghana’s final team for the weekend’s CHAN qualifier against Nigeria.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Samir shows class
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Lightweight, Issah Samir proved his worth with a second round knock-out of Nelson Alangiri of Ultimate Gym in their lightweight clash during a special contest organized by the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts make winning start
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak needed two late goals to take all three points in their opening League game against newly-promoted Saint Mirren.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agyemang’s Kotoko deal stalls
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Former Kaizer Chiefs forward Louis Agyemang is yet to begin training with Kumasi Asante Kotoko because the Porcupine Warriors have not come up with the cash to tie him down.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Italian Muslims hail Muntari
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Ghanaian Muslim footballer Sulley Ali Muntari has received a positive response from Italian Muslims after celebrating a goal by performing the Muslim ’Sujud’ or prostration to God during an important Italian football match.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Tutor remanded for rape
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A 32-year-old tutor of Agogo State Senior High School has been remanded in prison custody by the Juaso circuit court for allegedly raping a 16-year-old student of the school.
(KAASI) KMA:
’Polls not a ‘do and die’ affair’
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Assemblyman for Kaasi in the Kumasi Metropolis,  Mr Charles Oduro Acheampong, has cautioned Ghanaians to disabuse their minds of the perception that the December election is a ‘do and die’ affair.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston to return on Saturday
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Hearts’ Ghanaian midfielder Laryea Kingston has targeted a return to action against Rangers on Saturday.
(SPORTS- FOREIGN) LOCAL:
Ferguson backs Welbeck’s chase
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson is backing Ghana’s bid for striker Danny Welbeck to play for the Black Stars insisting the youngster must be allowed to make his choice.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Security Agencies ready for polls
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Security agencies in the country are poised to ensure an incident-free elections in December.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Akim Oda debate on
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has organized a debate for aspiring parliamentary candidates in the Akim Oda Constituency to offer them a platform to present their programmes to the electorate.
(TAKYIKROM) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
HIV/AIDS fight still on
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Children’s Rights International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) committed to the promotion of children’s rights and welfare, has rolled out a programme to insulate children from the harsh effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Nursing trainees demand fee review
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Ghana Nurses and Midwives Trainees Association (GNMTA) has appealed to the Ministry of Health (MOH) to call on the Principals of the nursing training institutions to review payment of their school and feeding fees, which is on the high side.
TECHIMAN:
Trader gets twelve years for drugs
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A circuit court in Techiman, presided over by Mr Michael Cudjoe Ntumy, has sentenced a 34-year-old trader of Kumasi, to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for possessing narcotic drugs.
TECHIMAN:
Driver jailed 10 years for defiling girl, 13
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A circuit court in Techiman has sentenced a 19 year-old driver to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 13 year old girl.
ACCRA:
Kufuor takes steps to state innocence
Tuesday, November 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, has instructed his solicitor, Mr J.K. Agyeman, to take the appropriate steps to clear his name against allegations of impropriety leveled against him by the ’Weekly Standard’ newspaper.
ACCRA:
Stakeholders review Fertiliser Control Act
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Over 100 stakeholders in the fertiliser sector on Tuesday met in Accra to review the Fertiliser Control Draft Bill for onward presentation to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA).
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Chief Imam fined for assault
Tuesday, November 25 2008
A 59-year-old acting chief imam, Alhaji Tafa, has been fined GH¢ 300 by the Nyinahin Magistrate’s Court for assaulting an environmental officer.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Domestic violence cases reduce
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Domestic violence cases in the Effutu and Awutu-Senya districts in the Central Region reduced drastically this year following constant education by officials of the Unit.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Fishermen ’catch’ colleague’s body
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The body of Kwesi Tawiah, a 35-year old fisherman who got drowned in the sea at Apam on November 22 this year was on Monday retrieved by a group of fishermen on fishing expedition in Apam.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Veep inaugurates chiropractic centre
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama on Tuesday, inaugurated a Chiropractic and Wellness Centre in Accra, to facilitate the treatment of medical problems like pain, high blood pressure and the prevention of diseases.
NATIONAL:
Hajj pilgrims assured of improved health
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the week-end launched a special website on health issues for both domestic and overseas pilgrims.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Political parties asked to avoid campaign of insults
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Nana Bi-Kusi Appiah II, Omanhene of the Manso-Nkwanta Traditional Area, has urged political parties to avoid campaign of insults to ensure peaceful elections on December 7.
    
(ACCRA) AMA :
Accra Sewerage Improvement Project launched
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Accra Sewerage Improvement Project (ASIP) to improve and expand sewerage and sanitation facilities in the city of Accra and its environs was launched in Accra.
(ASEMASA) AHANTA WEST:
Assembly records increase in elephantiasis, anaemia cases
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Elephantiasis, anaemia and malaria are said to be alarming in five communities in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Take oral health seriously
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Coordinator, Oral Health Training Programme of the Rural Health School, Kintampo, Dr Joe Eyison, has advised Ghanaians to take personal hygiene seriously to save the country the numerous health problems.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Stop radio stations from transcending their boundaries
Wednesday, November 26 2008
A Project Consultant of Michael Steven Consult, Nii Tackie Otoo,  called on the National Communication Authority (NCA) to enforce its regulations that prevent radio stations not to broadcast beyond their boundaries.
(KUMASI) KMA:
DOVVSU donates to Kumasi Children’s Home
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Ashanti Regional Branch of the Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, has donated items worth GH¢600 to the Kumasi Children’s Home.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Gov’t urged to rescue Ghanaians in Cameroonian cells
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Government has been urged to take urgent steps to rescue eleven Ghanaians reported to be languishing in police cells in Duala, Cameroon, for not possessing resident permits.
ACCRA:
Workshop on reducing maternal mortality held
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Studies have shown that empowering women, both in education and the economics, would go a long way to help them make informed choices and further eradicate extreme poverty.
WA :
Dutch NGO opens its Ghana headquarters in Wa
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Deputy Netherlands Ambassador in Ghana,  Mr. Michael Bierkens, has opened the Ghana headquarters of Child Support, a Dutch non-governmental organization, in Wa.
ACCRA:
Zain scoops two major awards
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Zain Group has scooped two awards at the inaugural AfricaCom Awards last weekend in Cape Town, South Africa.
ACCRA :
Assemblies must pay contractors
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei Darko has advised all assemblies to pay all arrears owed private waste management companies under their jurisdiction.
ACCRA:
Free Tsatsu to hold truth and justice solidarity concert
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Free Tsatsu Campaign will hold a solidarity music concert dubbed; “A Night of Music in Solidarity with Tsatsu” at the Du Bois Centre in Accra.
HO :
CAGD check deductions
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Members of the Ho branch of the Public Services Workers Union (PSWU) of the Ghana Trade Union Congress (GTUC), have expressed misgivings about alleged over deductions of Union dues by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD).
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC promises to create job opportunities
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) said that its long-term objective on job creation was to promote and create productive employment opportunities in all sectors of the economy for able-bodied Ghanaians who are willing to work.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Europe beckons for Quartey
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Black Stars defender Jonathan Quartey is reported to be on the radar of some European clubs after recent impressive displays for both club and country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Stoke could drop Dramani deal
Wednesday, November 26 2008
English side Stoke City may have cooled their interest in Lokomotiv Moscow’s Ghana international winger Haminu Dramani.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC to invest in genuine social dialogue
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) spelled out its industrial relations agenda, saying it would invest more in genuine social dialogue and collective bargaining to ensure that peaceful industrial relations and the orderly and speedy settlement of disputes were achieved.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan marks return with a goal
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan marked his return from injury with a goal when he scored for his French side Rennes over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Two Ghana referees for WAFU
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Two Ghanaian match officials have been selected for the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) U-20 tournament which kicks off on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions submit Caf list
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Caf Champions League campaigners, Heart of Lions, have submitted a list of 25 players to the continental football body ahead of next year’s preliminary qualifying round.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko pen Agyemang in Caf list
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Asante Kotoko have named striker Louis Agyemang in the 28-man squad submitted to Caf for the Champions League qualifiers in the New Year despite failing to train with the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea strike PUMA deal
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Newly-promoted Ghanaian Premier League side, Bechem-Chelsea, have struck a partnership deal with kit manufacturing firm, PUMA.
TECHIMAN :
25 confirmed dead
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Reports indicate that a fuel tanker has exploded, killing 25 and injuring 50 in the early hours of this morning in the Techiman municipality in the Brong Ahafo region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA plan Queens overhaul
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Ghana Football Association is planning a complete overhaul of the national women’s team after their failure at the African Women’s Championships in Equatorial Guinea.
AMA :
Market women go through customer care training
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Traders have been asked to desist from insulting customers during business transactions and adopt excellent customer relations to maintain them.
     
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah back for Lyon
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Deputy Black Stars captain John Mensah was back in action for Olympique Lyon in his side’s 2-1 Champions League win away at Fiorentina.
ACCRA :
EPA fight still on
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Third World Network (TWN) has painted a bleak future for women traders in the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries trading bloc should the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) be signed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana Versus Nigeria
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Ghana Premier League will take a back seat this weekend as national attentions turns to the latest encounter between Ghana versus Nigeria at international level.
ACCRA :
Deposit share certificates
Wednesday, November 26 2008
The Ghana Stock Exchange says it will adopt a three-prong approach in encouraging shareholders to deposit their share certificates into the GSE Securities Depository (GSD).
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh upbeat of Wafu success
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Black Satellites head coach, Sellas Tetteh, is optimistic his side will make the grades at the maiden West Africa Football Union youth tournament in Nigeria.