HEALTH:
MOH to distribute 1.3 million female condoms
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will distribute 1.3 million female condoms to women organizations, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders as part of strategies to increase the patronage of the condom in the country.

SOCIAL:
Greater Accra RCC hosts award winning farmers
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) on Wednesday hosted 83 national award winners of the 28th National Farmers Day celebration to a cocktail at the Regional Minister’s residence. 

NANTON:
“NDC gov’t will continue to provide skills for ‘Kayeyei” - Prez Mahama
Thursday, November 01 2012

President John Dramani Mahama said government would continue to build on the progress it had over the years made in the advancement of porters (kayeyei) in the cities.  

 

POLITICS:
Court to rule on NVP’s injunction against EC
Thursday, November 01 2012

A High Court in Accra will on November 5 rule on whether or not to restrain the Electoral Commission (EC) from printing the December 7 presidential ballot papers.

KETU N:
Persons with disability receive assistance
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Ketu North District Assembly has honour its obligation to physically challenged persons in the district with the release of funds which was disbursed to them for various economic or education purposes.

BIRIM S:
Nuruya Islamic gets new classroom block
Thursday, November 01 2012

Construction of a modern six unit classroom block for the Nuruya Islamic Primary School at Achim Swedru in the Birim South District in the Eastern Region has been completed.

U DENKYIRA E:
Assembly improves infrastructure of health training school
Thursday, November 01 2012

The health assistant training and midwifery school at Dunkwa stands as one of the major beneficiaries of investment by the municipal assembly to improve educational infrastructure in the municipality.

GOMOA W:
Living condition of teachers to be improved- DCE
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Chief Executive for Gomoa West District Assembly, Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah has assured teachers of Oguaa Junior High School (JHS) of a new teacher quarters to improve their accommodation conditions in the area.

DORMAA E:
Assembly makes input for 50 new projects
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Dormaa East District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo region has since the beginning of the year 2012 budgeted for about 50 new projects and made funds available for the completion of ongoing ones in the area.

SOCIAL:
Parliament goes on recess
Thursday, November 01 2012

Parliament on Wednesday 31 October proceeded on recess to allow MPs to visit their various constituencies to campaign vigorously for the upcoming 2012 general election.

L M KROBO:
Don’t vote “skirt and blouse”-Veep
Thursday, November 01 2012

Vice President Amissah Arthur has called on supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and all well wishers of the party to vote massively to retain the party in power.

GA E:
Abokobi to host 28th farmers day tomorrow
Thursday, November 01 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ga East Municipality, Mr. John Quao Sackey has expressed the municipality’s readiness to host the 28th National Farmers day celebration at Abokobi in the Greater Accra Region tomorrow.

CHEREPONI:
Assembly rolls out tree planting exercise
Thursday, November 01 2012

Two communities under the Chereponi District in the Northern region have ventured into serious tree planting exercise to assist the district widen the afforestation project in the area.

KARAGA:
Assembly provides abattoir at Pisheigu
Thursday, November 01 2012

One major concern of most consumers of meat is the unhygienic way most handlers of such products keep their environment.

CAPE C:
Oguaa MP supports CR GNFS with a computer and accessories
Friday, November 02 2012

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast South , Mr Ebo Barton Oduro has donated a brand new desktop computer and its accessories to the Central Regional Headquarters of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS).

BOSOMTWE:
New College of Education to be built at Kuntanase
Friday, November 02 2012

A new College of Education is to be built at Kuntanase, the capital of the Bosomtwe District, Dr Joseph Oteng-Agyei, the Energy Minister, has announced.

 

GA E:
74 farmers to be rewarded at National Farmers Day
Friday, November 02 2012

Seventy-four farmers are to be honoured at this year’s National Farmers Day scheduled to take place at Abokobi in Accra today November 2, 2012.

YILO:
Assembly establishes ambulance service
Friday, November 02 2012

The Yilo Krobo Municipality has achieved yet another stride in the quest to improving health delivery in the municipality with the establishment of ambulance service.

TAKORADI:
Absence of medical doctor led to his death - Uncle of deceased in WAPCO accident
Friday, November 02 2012

The Chief fisherman for Aboadze, Nana Adam Eduafo and uncle to one of the victims of last Monday’s accident at the West African Gas Pipeline Company(WAPCO), has accused the management of Aboadze VRA Hospital of negligence.

POLITICS:
IEA Vice-Presidential debate slated for Tuesday November 6
Friday, November 02 2012

The 2012 Vice Presidential debate involving four political parties with representatives in parliament is slated for Tuesday, November 6 at Akroma Plaza Hotel, Takoradi, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has announced.

BIRIM S:
Achiase ICT centre 75% complete
Friday, November 02 2012

Construction works on an information and communication technology (ICT) centre at Akim Achiase in the Birim South District in the Eastern Region is about 75 percent complete.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves expenditure on public services for first quarter of 2013
Friday, November 02 2012

Parliament yesterday approved a amount of GH¢6,067,600,241.00 for government’s expenditure on public services for the first quarter of next year pending the approval of 2013 budget.

SOCIAL:
Water Resources, Works & Housing Minister launches Home Ownership Scheme
Friday, November 02 2012

The Home Ownership Scheme, an initiative of Homes World Limited (HWL) to build luxury affordable homes all over the country in an effort to address the challenge of homelessness in Ghana, was, on Wednesday, launched in Accra.

AGRICULTURE:
“Food must be available”, says Rawlings as he congratulates farmers
Friday, November 02 2012

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has tasked successive governments to take a significant look at the transport of foodstuff from the growing areas to the various markets across the country.

E AKIM:
ER Minister Presents Equipment To 190 Trainees
Friday, November 02 2012

Over 190 young men and women in the East Akyem Municipality were yesterday presented with assorted equipment to enable them start their own businesses after undergoing apprenticeship training in various vocational trades.

BIRIM N:
US Medical Team performs plastic surgery at New Abirem
Friday, November 02 2012

A four-Member Medical Team from United States of America yesterday performed plastic surgery and other health treatments for over 60 patients at the New Abirem District Government Hospital in the Birim North District.

U DENKYIRA E:
3 communities get kindergarten blocks
Friday, November 02 2012

The Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly in its quest to promote education decided to ensure sound foundation for pupils with the establishment of early childhood centres.

EJURA:
Cholera Outbreak: Six deaths recorded in Ejura
Friday, November 02 2012

Six people have reportedly died as a result of the cholera outbreak in Ejura in the Ashanti Region within seven days.

GA E:
Minister reiterates gov’t commitment to improving agric
Friday, November 02 2012

The Greater Accra Regional Minister Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo has assured Ghanaians of government commitment to continue to support farmers to increase and improve quality of their produce to be able to appeal to other markets outside the walls of Ghana.

GA E:
38-year old wins 2012 national best farmer award
Friday, November 02 2012

Mr. Lemuel Qurshie Martey, a 38-year old has been named as the 2012 National Best Farmer at the 28th edition of the Farmers’ Day celebrations held at Abokobi in the Ga East Municipality in Accra today.

GA E:
“Science must be applied to farming to achieve right results” -Prez Mahama
Saturday, November 03 2012

“The days of hoe and cutlass agriculture are fast becoming a thing of the past, farming is no longer an occupation to be left to our aging parents and grandparents in the village, it is a profession to which science must be applied to receive the right results”

NANUMBA N:
AGREDS/CCFC graduates persons in dressmaking
Saturday, November 03 2012

The Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGREDS) together with the Christians Children Fund of Canada (CCFC) has successfully trained and equipped some persons with start up kits to begin their own businesses.

AHANTA W:
Andrew Asamoah, 45 adjudged district best farmer
Saturday, November 03 2012

The Ahanta West District Agriculture Directorte in partnership with other donor agencies has begun serious studies into certain priortised areas of the agric sector to ostensibly consider its investment to improve the local economy. 

CHEREPONI:
Assembly rehabilitates Girls’ dormitory block at CHESTEC
Saturday, November 03 2012

The Chereponi Secondary Technical School(CHESTEC) in the Northern region has received a massive support as the Assembly has this year rehabilitated a Girls’ Dormitory block at the school.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t publishes list of eliminated schools under trees
Monday, November 05 2012

Government has began what it termed the serialization of the 1,775 schools it commenced construction over the last three years to replace the over 4,000 schools under trees phenomenon it inherited in 2009.

SOCIAL:
Goodwill commended for training youth in oil and gas
Monday, November 05 2012

Mr Abuga Pele, Executive Director of Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA), has commended the Goodwill International Group (GIG) for successfully training the youth in oil and gas.

 

SOCIAL:
Prez asks Parliament to review salaries of officials of the executive
Monday, November 05 2012

President John Mahama has directed the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning to withhold authorization of payment of the newly approved salary increment for the executive.

SOCIAL:
EC to meet eight Presidential candidates Tuesday
Monday, November 05 2012

The Electoral Commission says it has scheduled a meeting with the Presidential candidates on Tuesday as part of its efforts towards ensuring free and fair elections devoid of rancour.

YILO K:
MCE urges farmers to form strong farmer base organisations
Monday, November 05 2012

The Municipal chief Executive for the Yilo Krobo Municipality, Andrews Sodah has advised farmers to take cue from the theme for the 28th Farmers Day celebration which is “Grow More Food: Strengthening Farmer Based Organizations for Market Place Bargaining Power to form strong Farmer Based Organizations in order to attract the needed recognition of financial institutions for credit and take full advantage of the production and marketing of their produce.

 

TOLON:
Water extension project underway
Monday, November 05 2012

The Tolon District Assembly is making the necessary move to expand its water system to enable it meet the growing demands for potable water in Tolon and the surrounding environs.

GA E:
Gov’t to construct new Fisheries College at Anomabo – Minister
Monday, November 05 2012

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) government has since 2009 established additional 77 new agricultural mechanization centres (AMSECS) in various parts of the country to ease the drudgery of farming and enhance productivity.

U DENKYIRA E:
Basic schools receive furniture
Monday, November 05 2012

The Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly with support from the government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has provided basic schools in the district with furniture.

LAMBUSSIE K:
Assembly completes Girls’ dormitory block at Piina SHS
Monday, November 05 2012

The seeming congestion in dormitory facilities at the Piina Senior High school located in the Lambussie Karni district is expected to be minimized following the completion of an additional and standard Girls’ dormitory block for students of the school.

JOMORO:
Annor Adjeye SHS receives infrastructure boost
Monday, November 05 2012

Work has finally completed on a 12-unit classroom for the Annor Adjeye Senior High School at Ezinlibo in the Jomoro District to enhance teaching and learning.

WA:
Prez Mahama cuts sod for the construction of Tumu-Han-Wa Transmission Line Project
Tuesday, November 06 2012

President John Dramani Mahama cut the sod on Monday for the construction of the Tumu-Han-Wa 161 kV electricity Transmission Line which is expected to improve reliable supply of electricity to Northern Ghana.

KETU N:
Standards in mathematics and sciences plummeting-Lecturer
Tuesday, November 06 2012

Mr John Gatsi, a Lecturer at the School of Business of the University of Cape Coast has decried the steady decline in student performance in mathematics and science based subjects.

WA:
NDC gov’t will not toy with educational policies - Prez Mahama
Tuesday, November 06 2012

President John Dramani Mahama stated that the National Democratic Congress government would never toy with the country’s educational policies as that is crucial to the growth and development of the youth.

ECONOMICS:
BoG presents final licenses to 90 Microfinance Institutions
Tuesday, November 06 2012

The Bank of Ghana today presented Final Licenses to 90 Microfinance Institutions at a short ceremony in Accra, the first time in the country’s financial landscape that such an event had taken place.

BIRIM N:
Family builds health post for community
Tuesday, November 06 2012

More than 300 people in Bramkrom, a village near Pankese in the Eastern Region, were at the weekend given free health screening during the inauguration of a GH¢25,000 health post for the community.

SOCIAL:
CLOGSAG to appear before National Labour Commission on Wednesday
Tuesday, November 06 2012

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG), is expected to appear before the National Labour Commission (NLC) on Wednesday November 7, in respect of a petition against the Association’s industrial action.

SOCIAL:
New salaries for President, others are fair- Nana Ato Dadzie
Tuesday, November 06 2012

A former Chief of Staff under the erstwhile Rawlings regime has described as fair, salary reviews of Article 71 office holders which include the President, his Vice, Ministers of State, Members of Parliament, as well Judges.

U DENKYIRA E :
Assembly completes over 22 education projects
Tuesday, November 06 2012

The Education sector in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality in the Central region has witnessed remarkable improvement with the construction of over 22 new structures for various educational institutions, municipal chief Executive, Peter Kofi Owusu-Ashia Junior has disclosed.

AGORTIME- Z:
District Assembly supports farmers to build houses
Tuesday, November 06 2012

Farmers who won awards at the Agotime-Ziope District Farmers’ Day celebration have received support from the Assembly to build houses.

KUMBUNGU:
Kpilo, Nbanayiri and others to get electricity soon
Tuesday, November 06 2012

The District Chief Executive for the Kumbungu District Assembly, Iddi Manzah Mahama has said that the Assembly is on its toes to ensure that an additional 5 communities of the district will be connected to the national grid through the implementation of the Rural Electrification Project (REP).

KETU S:
838 people benefit from LEAP
Tuesday, November 06 2012

A good number of people from poor households across the country continue to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme.

LAMBUSSIE K:
Piina SHS gets new teachers’ quarters facility
Tuesday, November 06 2012

A fully completed teachers’ quarters facility constructed for teachers of the Piina Senior High School (SHS) in the Lambussie Karni district is scheduled to be handed over to school authorities by Thursday, 8th November, 2012.

DORMAA E:
68 stores project ongoing at Wamanafo
Tuesday, November 06 2012

In a bid to boost economic activities in the area, about 68 lockable stores are being constructed at the Wamanafo market in the Dormaa East District in the Brong Ahafo Region.

WASSA A W:
Kyeikrom community gets CHPS compound
Tuesday, November 06 2012

Health delivery condition is expected to improve significantly at Kyeikrom in the Wassa Amenfi West District in the Western Region as the assembly has provided the community with a new Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound.

SHAMA:
Assembly yearns to improve education
Tuesday, November 06 2012

The Shama District Assembly in the Western Region has procured and distributed about 2000 pieces of dual desks to some selected basic schools in a bid to improve education in the area.

KWAHU W:
Ghana COCOBOB supplies 20 million hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers
Wednesday, November 07 2012

The Ghana COCOBOD has supplied 20 million hybrid cocoa seedlings free of charge to cocoa farmers throughout the country, this year.

MION:
Four new DCEs sworn-in NR
Wednesday, November 07 2012

Four newly appointed District Chief Executives (DCEs) have been sworn-in to assume office in the Northern Region.

CAPE C:
BUSAC Fund assists lime growers in CR
Wednesday, November 07 2012

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge   (BUSAC) Fund has made available GH¢65,996.70 to the Central Region Lime Growers and   Marketers Association (LGMA) for advocacy and training programmes.

SOCIAL:
CLOGSAG calls off strike temporarily
Wednesday, November 07 2012

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) will meet with the National Labour Commission (NLC) today in response to a subpoena it received from the arbitration body.

AMA:
Massive sanitation project to take-off in Accra
Wednesday, November 07 2012

A comprehensive project to tackle sanitation challenges, as well as Sewer and Storm-Water Drainage Alleviation Project is to be initiated to enhance Accra’s flood protection and waste water treatment. 

SOCIAL:
Public Sector workers must achieve job targets- PSWU
Thursday, November 08 2012

Mr Richard Amparbeng, General Secretary of the Public Service Workers Union (PSWU), has entreated public sector workers to brace themselves to achieve tasks set out in their job description.

AMA:
Vanguard Assurance to compensate Achimota Melcom
Thursday, November 08 2012

Vanguard Assurance Company Limited (VACL), insurers of the collapsed Achimota Melcom Shopping Mall on Wednesday said it would evaluate destroyed goods and provide the needed compensation to the management of Melcom.

SOCIAL:
Ghana’s housing policy to be ready by December
Wednesday, November 07 2012

Mr John Tettey, Deputy Director at the Ministry for Water Resources, Works and Housing, today confirmed that the Ghana Housing Policy Bill will be ready by the end of the year.

L M KROBO:
Kojonya Presby gets scool block, ICT and science centre
Wednesday, November 07 2012

Students at the Kojonya Presby Primary in the Lower Manya Municipality in the Eastern Region do not have to worry about infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning.

AMA:
Achimota Melcom building collapses
Wednesday, November 07 2012

Ghanadistricts.com can confirm that the 5-storey building holding the Achimota branch of Melcom has collapsed this morning at around 10am.

STMA:
VEEP lauds government for stabilizing cedi in election year
Wednesday, November 07 2012

The issues on the Ghanaian economy, particularly fiscal components and monetary policies which were featured extensively in last night’s Vice Presidential debate certainly became a comfort zone for NDC’s Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur and the NPP’s running mate, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia. 

TOLON:
10km Nyankpala-Tali road under construction
Wednesday, November 07 2012

The NDC government is gradually on course in bridging the yawning development gap between Southern and Northern Ghana, as massive development projects are largely being implemented to improve the living conditions of people in the area.

AMA:
Rescue efforts continue at collapsed Achimota Melcom
Thursday, November 08 2012

Rescue efforts are still ongoing to save the lives of people still trapped under the debris of the collapsed Melcom building at Achimota.

BUSINESS:
Ghana and AfDB sign $135 million financing agreements
Thursday, November 08 2012

Ghana and the African Development Bank on Wednesday signed two financing agreements totaling $135 million, to enhance the capacity of private sector institutions and to promote technical skills development.

AMA:
Defence Minister inaugurates rehabilitated Medical Emergency Block
Thursday, November 08 2012

Lt Gen Joseph Henry Smith, Minister for Defence yesterday inaugurated  a rehabilitated block for Medical Emergency at the 37 Military Hospital.

L M KROBO:
Construction of Odumase-Otorkpolu road commences
Thursday, November 08 2012

Construction works has started on the Odumase-Otokpulo road in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region.

EJISU J:
Abenase builds mechanise community water project
Thursday, November 08 2012

The chiefs and people of Abenase in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality through self-help had completed a mechanised small community water system to ensure access to potable water.

OFFINSO S:
Assembly receives assistance from Monchengladbach City
Thursday, November 08 2012

The Offinso Municipal Assembly had received GH¢800,000.00 to support education and health,  under a partnership deal with authorities of Monchengladbach city, in Germany.

KINTAMPO S:
CHPS compound for Pramposo underway
Thursday, November 08 2012

The Kintampo South District Assembly as part of efforts to solve the health needs of residents have initated a new Community-based health planning services (CHPS) compound at Pramposo.

DORMAA:
Membership Of NHIS Increases
Thursday, November 08 2012

Membership of the Dormaa Municipal Health Insurance Scheme increased from 31,021 in 2009 to 55,255 in 2010 and 81,194 in 2011.

NABDAM:
Madam Vivian Anafo, confirmed as new DCE
Thursday, November 08 2012

Madam Vivian Anafo, the Presidential nominee for the new Nabdam district in the Upper East region on Tuesday, 6th November 2012 pulled through as the new District Chief Executive for the Assembly, following a second round of voting after being rejected initially by the Assembly.

SISSALA W:
Gov’t invests GHs 6,527,637 in Agric subsidies
Thursday, November 08 2012

Government has invested a total amount of GHs 6,527,637.00 on fertilizer and seed subsidy in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region as part of efforts to boost agricultural productivity in the district.

JOMORO:
4 rivers identified as suitable for cage-fishing
Thursday, November 08 2012

The Ministry for Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in the Jomoro District has identified four rivers suitable for cage-fishing and has appealed to investors to assist the youth to go into that type of fish farming.

JAMAN N:
Assembly intensifies completion of ongoing projects
Thursday, November 08 2012

The Jaman North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has since the inception of this year, 2012 tirelessly intensified the completion of most of its ongoing projects as well as initiating of new ones.

GUSHIEGU:
Contractors to begin rehabilitation works on five dams
Thursday, November 08 2012

Contractors assigned to discharge works on several dams earmarked for rehabilitation at the Gushiegu district in the Northern region recently are mobilizing to move to the various sites to begin actual works on the project, the District Chief Executive for the Assembly, Fuseini Alhassan has stated.

HO:
NADMO supports Klefe E.P JHS
Friday, November 09 2012

The Volta Regional Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in collaboration with Ho Municipal Assembly on Thursday presented 10 bundles of roofing sheets and planks worth GH¢6,100  to Klefe E.P Junior High School.

AGRICULTURE:
United States to support Ghana’s poultry industry
Friday, November 09 2012

The United States of America Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) on Thursday announced its readiness to collaborate with the Ghanaian Poultry Industry to support the sector to improve poultry production and consumption.

SECURITY:
Melcom Disaster: Brave Police Constable promoted
Friday, November 09 2012

The police administration has promoted General Constable Nester Aneateba to the rank of a full Corporal.

L M KROBO:
Assembly committed to early childhood education-MCE
Friday, November 09 2012

The Lower Manya Municipal Assembly has proven its determination to improving the standards of education with emphasis on early childhood development.

KETU S:
More disabled persons benefit from fund
Friday, November 09 2012

The two percent common fund reserved for people living with disability continue to impact positively in their lives especially with new measures instituted to ensure smooth administration of the fund.

AMA:
Melcom Disaster: death toll now 18
Friday, November 09 2012

The death toll from the Melcom shopping mall disaster site at Achimota is now eighteen.

S WIAWSO:
District receives new fire tender to assist fire fighting
Friday, November 09 2012

The Sefwi Wiawso District Assembly has taken delivery of a new fire tender from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to assist fire fighting in the area.

HO:
Togbe Afede re-elected as president of V/R House Of Chiefs
Friday, November 09 2012

Volta Regional House of Chiefs yesterday re-elected Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State as President of the House for a second four-year term.

TANO S:
GNFS gets office accomodation
Friday, November 09 2012

The Tano South District Assembly has provided a permament office accommodation for the Fire Service personnel in the area to enhance their work delivery.

PRU:
NHIS gets new office
Friday, November 09 2012

In bid to better enhance the service delivery and improve on the National Health Insurance Scheme, the Pru District Assembly has provided a new office accommodation for the personnel in the area.

JOMORO:
Half Assini SHS Dormitory block nears completion
Friday, November 09 2012

In a bid to improve education in the area, the Jomoro District Assembly has financed the construction of a 2-storey boys’ dormitory block for the Half-Assini Senior High School to improve students’ accommodation condition in the school.

SOCIAL:
Minister of Local Govt donates to rescue workers
Friday, November 09 2012

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has donated an amount of GHc20, 000 and assorted items to the rescue workers at the site of the collapsed shopping centre.

SOCIAL:
Affordable Housing Units not abandoned-E.T Mensah
Saturday, November 10 2012

The Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Hon. Enock Teye Mensah, has rejected claims that the total housing stock started by the Kufour administration was 6,000 and that the project has been abandoned by the Mills-Mahama administration.

SISSALA E:
ASUDEV/STAR-Ghana holds debate for parliamentary candidates
Saturday, November 10 2012

The Executive Director of Action for Sustainable Development(ASUDEV), a local NGO based in the Sissala East District, Mr Osman Kanton has asked politicians to base their campaign messages on the real enemies of development which are poverty, ignorance, disease, hunger, insecurity, poor roads, lack of potable water and bad sanitation.

LAMBUSSIE K:
Library complex nears completion
Saturday, November 10 2012

Mr. Clement Benin, the District Chief Executive for Lambussie Karni district has unveiled that a standard Library complex is in the offing for residents of the area, to assist improve the standard of education districtwide.

KUMBUNGU:
Government constructs Tamale-Kumbungu-Sakuba road
Saturday, November 10 2012

Government has attended to the concerns of residents of the Kumbungu district in the Northern region to reconstruct several of the roads which needed to be reshaped to boost transportation for motorists.

HEALTH:
NACP receives stock of ARV supply to PLHIV
Monday, November 12 2012

The National AIDs Control Programme (NACP) had received enough stock of Anti Retroviral (ARVs) to supply Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) for a year, in response to speculations of shortage of the drug since June.

ENERGY:
ECG to cushion businesses in residential areas
Monday, November 12 2012

The Electricity Company of Ghana has assured businesses located within residential areas that it will find ways of distributing power to them during off peak period.

SOCOAL:
Gov’t asked to get closer to people to deepen governance
Monday, November 12 2012

The Bureau of Internal Affairs (BIA) has called on the government to put in place mechanism to get first hand information from the public about negative acts that tend to undermine good governance.

L M KROBO:
Assembly to the rescue of Mount Mary Primary
Monday, November 12 2012

The Lower Manya Municipal Assembly has moved to the rescue of the Mount Mary Primary School at Atua which is faced with overcrowding.

SOCIAL:
Veep returns from Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on Mali and Guinea
Monday, November 12 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Sunday evening returned from Abuja, the capital of Nigeria after attending an extraordinary Heads of State and Government summit that discussed the political situation in Mali and Guinea Bissau.

E AKIM:
Corn mills for disabled groups
Monday, November 12 2012

As part of measures to equip physically challenged persons in the East Akim Municipality in the Eastern Region to generate income to support their livelihood, the assembly is providing some groups with corn mills.

SOCIAL:
2 Supreme Court judges sworn in
Monday, November 12 2012

Two Justices of the Supreme Court have been sworn into office by President John Dramani Mahama.

TAIN:
Classroom block provided for Banda dompofie
Monday, November 12 2012

Boosting of access to educational facilities has been one of the projects the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has over the past few years embarked on with most of its resources.

SUNYANI W:
Nsoatre lorry park project completed
Monday, November 12 2012

A new lorry park has been completed at Nsoatre, a town in the Sunyani West District in the Brong Ahafo Region.

GUSHIEGU:
Construction underway on five roads
Monday, November 12 2012

The Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) is earnestly pushing a number of road projects in the Gushiegu district to enhance the road network linking most local areas for more agric produce to be transported to the urban centres.

JOMORO:
Half Assini Hospital ward almost completed
Monday, November 12 2012

The Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region has financed the construction of an ultra modern 8 separate room wards for the Half Assini Hospital in its bid to ensure quality and accessible health care in the area.

TOLON:
5 communities to get light under REP
Monday, November 12 2012

Residents of five different communities under the Tolon district in the Northern region are scheduled to benefit from electricity supply when the Rural Electrification Project (REP) currently being implemented in those areas is completed successfully.

MFANTSEMAN:
DCE’s accommodation nears completion
Monday, November 12 2012

Accommodation for District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has finally reached its completion with only few works left to be done.

BAWKU:
Prez Mahama calls on people of Bawku to bury their differences
Tuesday, November 13 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has called on the people of Bawku to bury their differences and forge ahead and pave way for the initiation of massive development projects in the coming years.

BUILSA S:
Gov’t to irrigate 1000,000 hectares of land in Builsa area
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Government would under the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) irrigate 100,000 hectares of land for all season farming in the Builsa North and Builsa South districts.

E AKIM:
Basic schools receive laptops
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Eleven basic schools in the East Akim Municipality have been presented with laptops provided by the government of Ghana.

WA:
Bagbin donates computers to the UW Health Directorate
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Mr Alban Bagbin, Minister of Health, has donated five Rlg laptop computers to the Upper West Regional Health Directorate to help improve its data management system.

TAMALE:
GHS complains of high rate of pregnancy among graduating nurses
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The Northern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has complained about the high rate of pregnancy among graduating nursing students in the region.

L M KROBO:
Phase II of Agormanya Market to start soon
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The Lower Manya Krobo District has awarded contract for the construction of 32 lockable stores as the second phase of the Agormanya Market redevelopment project.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to eliminate the use of kerosene soon - Prez Mahama
Tuesday, November 13 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government would in the coming years eliminate the use of kerosene in communities by providing electricity.

KWAHU E:
Presbyterian University College admits 857 students
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The Presbyterian University College at Abetifi Kwahu has admitted 857 students for the 2012/2013 academic year bringing the total population of the university to 2, 300.  

ASSIN S:
Minister commission, inspect new projects
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The Central Regional Minister, Hon. Ama Benyiwa Doe has urged students of Abankwaman Senior High School in the Assin South District to take their studies seriously to enable them become good future leaders.

SOCIAL:
Melcom Will Compensate Bereaved Families - Management
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The management of Melcom Ghana Limited has given the assurance that the company would provide compensation packages to the families of persons who died in the Melcom disaster.

KARAGA:
Assembly constructs 80 new market stalls for traders
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Trade and commerce is given a significant boost in the Karaga district as the Assembly has managed to complete an additional 80 new market stalls facility for traders occupying the Karaga main market.

GUSHIEGU:
20 environs to get potable water soon
Tuesday, November 13 2012

The Gushiegu District Assembly is still securing more meaningful projects for residents under the Northern Region Small Towns Water and Sanitation projects (NORST) to help sustain the campaign on eradication of guineaworm and other water borne diseases.

ELLEMBELE:
small town water system facility for Aiyinase community
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Residents of Aiyinase, a subsurb community in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region have been provided with a small town water system facility to improve water supply in the area and its surrounding communities.

JOMORO:
ILGS initiates workshop on social accountability
Tuesday, November 13 2012

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)have been asked to create the enabling environment for community participation in local governance.

ECONOMICS:
Put restrictions on goods imported into freezones- GRA Official
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Madam Sharon Quaye, Collector and officer in charge of the Diplomatic shop-duty free at the KIA, on Tuesday called for some form of restriction on items that were imported into the freezones so as not to kill local initiatives.

HEALTH:
Safe abortion advocate calls for implementation of Abortion Law
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Dr Koma Jehu-Appiah, Country Director for Ipas Ghana, has expressed grave concern about rising incidence of unsafe abortion cases and has called for the full implementation of the Abortion Law.

BOLGATANGA:
Ensure that more gained access to health care – Prez Mahama urges NHIS
Wednesday, November 14 2012

President John Mahama has said the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was playing a useful role in ensuring that the poor and vulnerable gained access to appropriate care.

L M KROBO:
More communities get electricity
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Government continues to extend electricity to deprived communities in the various assemblies through the Rural Electrification Project.

KARAGA:
Persons with Disability get resource centre
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Aside the keen effort put in place to ease the economic burden of People living with Disability in the Karaga district through the judicious implementation of the Disability Management Fund, the Assembly had also offered an enabling environment to assist them secure a meaningful economic activity to improve their wellbeing.

AOWIN:
Enchico matriculates 170 fresh students
Wednesday, November 14 2012

The Enchi College of Education (ENCHICO) in the Aowin District of the Western Region has matriculated 170 fresh students for the 2012/2013 academic year.

TANO N:
Meat shop provided at Yamfo
Wednesday, November 14 2012

In a bid to provide safe and consumable meat to residents in the area, the Tano North District Assembly has constructed a new meat shop at Yamfo, a popular town within the District.

HEALTH:
New machine to trap mosquitoes introduced
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Dr Kwaku Kakari, who is in charge of Western Regional Public Health Unit of the Ghana Health Service, yesterday cautioned metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies not to divert monies allocated for malaria control for other purposes.

E AKIM:
Assembly,NGO provide sandals to pupils
Wednesday, November 14 2012

The East Akim Municipal Assembly has initiated a new social intervention programme to assist basic school pupils in deprived communities.

LAMBUSSIE K:
40 boreholes underway to boost water system
Wednesday, November 14 2012

About 40 number of borehole facilities have been sited in various deprived communities in the Lambussie Karni district to power the implementation of the Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Project.

NINGO:
MASLOC distributes outboard motors
Wednesday, November 14 2012

Micro-finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) yesterday started distribution of outboard motors to fishermen at fishing communities countrywide at subsidised cost to help boost their economic activities.

PRESTEA:
All set for DCE to occupy new accommodation
Wednesday, November 14 2012

All is set for Chief Executive for Prestea Huni valley District Assembly, Mr.Robert Wisdom Cudjoe to move into his ultra modern 5-bedroom apartment constructed by the assembly with funding from the District Assembly’s Common Fund (DACF).

ASSIN S:
New court house commissioned at Nyankumase Ahenkro
Wednesday, November 14 2012

The District Chief Executive for Assin South and Parliamentary aspirant in the ticket of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Mrs. Sabina Appiah Kubi has pledged her outfits support to improve infrastructure for the Judicial sector in her district.

ECONOMICS:
October inflation drops to 9.2 percent
Thursday, November 15 2012

Inflation for the month of October dropped marginally by 0.2 percent to record 9.2 percent.

SOCIAL:
We can’t be bribed- House of Chiefs replies
Thursday, November 15 2012

The National House of Chiefs has dismissed suspicions that the vehicles it received from the government were intended as a bribe in exchange for the chiefs’ support of President John Mahama in his December 7 bid to hold onto the presidency.

SOCIAL:
Leave polling stations after voting - EC warns voters
Thursday, November 15 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) has directed all voters to leave the polling stations immediately after casting their vote on Election Day.

TARKWA:
Cholera outbreak up at Tarkwa Nsueam
Thursday, November 15 2012

The Tarkwa Government Hospital has recorded an increasing number of cholera cases from certain parts of the Tarkwa Nsueam Assembly.

SOCIAL:
Rawlings donates to Melcom disaster victims
Thursday, November 15 2012

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has commended the security services for the professional and swift manner they responded to the search and rescue mission after the collapse of the Achimota branch of Melcom store.

KETU N:
Bright Generation Foundation assists pupils
Thursday, November 15 2012

Bright Generation Community Foundation, a non governmental organisation based in Kumasi is providing students with school sandals.

E AKIM:
Assembly completes new complex for GES
Thursday, November 15 2012

A two-storey office complete for the Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service in the East Akim Municipal Assembly has been completed.

SOCIAL:
3 new DCE’s sworn in
Thursday, November 15 2012

Three appointed District Chief Executives (DCEs) for the newly created districts in the Volta region have been sworn in and presented with instruments of authority in Ho.

AMA:
Govt approves $670m for storm drains in Ablekuma Central
Thursday, November 15 2012

Government has approved $ 670m for the construction of storm drains in the Ablekuma Central Constituency, comprising Mataheko, Abossey Okai, Lartebiokorshie, Mabrouk and Town Council Line.

AOWIN:
Climate change workshop ends
Thursday, November 15 2012

A three-day sensitisation workshop organised for climate change awareness clubs in the two senior high schools and a college of education both in the Aowin and Suaman Districts in the Western Region has ended.

BOLGA:
Minister asks staff of ISD to step up education on peace
Thursday, November 15 2012

Mr Fritz Baffour, Minister of Information (MoI) on Wednesday reiterated the need for staff of the Information Services and Auxiliary Departments to promote peace by disseminating information that would lead Ghanaians to seek the needed peaceful environment.

ASIKUMA:
IEA debate for parliamentary candidates ongoing
Thursday, November 15 2012

An IEA form of debate is currently ongoing at the Breman Asikuman Catholic Church Premises in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region to ascertain what Parliamentary aspirants will bring on board when voted into power.

SHAMA:
CHPS compound for Essaman community
Thursday, November 15 2012

The Shama District Assembly is constructing a new Community Health Planning service (CHPs) compounds for residents of Essaman, a subsurb community in the district.

N JUABEN:
4 new DCEs sworn into office
Thursday, November 15 2012

Four District Chief Executives of the newly created districts out of the five in the Eastern Region have been sworn into office at a colorful ceremony in Koforidua.

JAMAN N:
6-unit GETFUND classroom block provided
Thursday, November 15 2012

The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) has completed a 6-unit classroom block at Duadasu in the Jaman North District Assembly.

BINDURI:
District’s action plan to be ready next month
Thursday, November 15 2012

The District Co-ordinating Director for the Binduri District Assembly, Nar-Ire P. David has stated that the district’s Annual Action Plan for the year 2013 will be ready for approval by the end of November.

AFADJATO:
LESDEP Volta weaning young people off formal sector jobs
Friday, November 16 2012

The Volta Regional Directorate of the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP), has begun a series of youth targeted-interactions to get young people out of their fixation for formal sector jobs.

SOCIAL:
I won’t victimize anyone after December polls, Prez Mahama assures
Friday, November 16 2012

President John Mahama says no Ghanaian should suffer any discrimination or victimization after the December elections because of party affiliation.

WA:
Information Ministry to recruit 557 new staff
Friday, November 16 2012

Mr. Fritz Baffuor, the Minister of Information said the Ministry is looking forward to recruit 557 new staff as a measure to address the problem of inadequate personnel facing the Ministry.

SOCIAL:
Otumfuo Lease Documentation Project launchedOsei
Friday, November 16 2012

The Asantehene Lands Secretariat has launched a lease documentation Project to grant three months moratorium to all persons, groups and institutions who need to obtain leases on their lands within the Kumasi Traditional Area to have them done at highly reduced cost.

JOMORO:
Assembly puts-up new fire station
Friday, November 16 2012

Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service in the Jomoro District have expressed gratitude to government for its continuous strives to improve their work of fighting fire outbreaks in the area.

L M KROBO:
Work on Kpong head works progresses
Friday, November 16 2012

Construction works on addional head works at Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality is fast progressing.

HO W:
264 laptop computers for 11 schools
Friday, November 16 2012

Eleven basic schools in the newly created Ho West District in the Volta Region have received 24 laptops each under government “one laptop per child policy”.

GA E:
“Enlist our staff on Gov’t payroll” – PM pleads
Friday, November 16 2012

The Presiding Member for the Ga East Municipal Assembly, Mr. Edward Ayitey Aryee is appealing to the government to as a matter of urgency enlist staff members of the Assembly onto the government payroll system.

CONFIRMED:
Former Vice Prez Alhaji Aliu Mahama is dead
Friday, November 16 2012

Former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama is reported dead

GA S:
Office for Weija Zonal Coucil underway
Friday, November 16 2012

Construction of an office for the Weija Zonal Council is currently ongoing in the Ga South Municipality.

STATEMENT:
NPP mourns Alhaji Aliu Mahama
Friday, November 16 2012

The New Patriotic Party has received the sad news of the death of the former Vice President of the Republic and a stalwart of the NPP, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

SOCIAL:
State burial for Aliu Mahama Saturday
Friday, November 16 2012

Government has declared its intention of organizing a state burial for the former Vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama whose death occurred at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) at 9:45AM on Friday.

SOCIAL:
Prez. Mahama, Nana Addo suspends campaign to mourn Former Veep
Friday, November 16 2012

President of the Republic, John Dramani Mahama has expressed his condolence to the family of the former Vice President Aliu Mahama who passed on today 16 November, 2012 at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

AKUAPIM N:
The people of Amanfro to soon have a clinic - Dan Botwe
Friday, November 16 2012

Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere, yesterday broke the grounds for the construction of a clinic for the people of Amanfro in the Akuapem North District.

SOCIAL:
Five days declared to mourn former Vice President
Saturday, November 17 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has declared five days of national mourning following the death of former vice president Alhaji Aliu Mahama at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital yesterday.

GA S:
Weija Presby school to get classroom block
Saturday, November 17 2012

School children at Weija Presby school in the Ga South Municipality will very soon enjoy tutorials from a new classroom block.

GA W:
New classroom block at Odumase ongoing
Saturday, November 17 2012

A new classroom block at Odumase-Amanfro M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ga West Municipality is nearing completion in the area.

AMA:
Set up storage facilities in remote areas
Saturday, November 17 2012

Fertilizer importing companies have been advised to deliver their goods on time and to set up storage facilities in remote areas to stock fertilizers to increase timely access to farmers.

TAMALE:
30 perished in Bolga-Tamale accident
Saturday, November 17 2012

30 persons are currently reported to have lost their lives when a Metro Mass Transit bus travelling from Kumasi to Bolgatanga collided with a 207 Benz bus travelling from Bolgatanga to Tamale. 

SOCIAL:
Aliu Mahama to be laid to rest today
Saturday, November 17 2012

A tripartite meeting involving, the family of former Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, in consultation with the New Patriotic Party and the government yesterday resolved to bury the late former Vice-President at the Asomdwee Park in Accra.

GORY:
Northerner knocked down by pickup on N1 highway
Saturday, November 17 2012

A man believed to be in his early thirties was knocked down by a Toyota Hilux pickup with registration number GN 2999-10 during the early hours of today on the N1 Highway at Apenkwa near Achimota.

C COAST:
NCCE organizes Parliamentary debate for Oguaa South
Sunday, November 18 2012

The   Cape Coast office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday organized a  debate for  Parliamentary aspirants  in the  Cape Coast South constituency to enable them inform the electorate about their visions and aspirations.

AGORTIME Z:
Forum on peaceful elections organised
Sunday, November 18 2012

Organisers of a political education forum at Ziope at Agortime-Ziope in the Volta Region on Friday ordered that a role-play on political tolerance should be stopped, when it showed bias towards  a political party.

AGRIC:
2 E/R towns rewarded for their cocoa production
Monday, November 19 2012


Two cocoa growing communities in the Eastern Region have received a mechanized borehole, electricity generating play ground and 40 pieces of customized chargeable solar lanterns.   

OFFINSO:
College of Education enrolls 300 students
Monday, November 19 2012

The Offinso College of Education has admitted 300 students to undertake a three-year diploma course in basic education to enhance educational human resource needs of the country.

SOCIAL:
Aliu Mahama laid to rest
Monday, November 19 2012

Several hundreds of Ghanaians joined hands to say their final farewells to the former Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama at a funeral service held at the Independence Square.

BIRIM N:
Netherland students provide apprenticeship centre
Monday, November 19 2012

Thirteen student volunteers from the Delft Technical University in Netherlands have arrived in the country to help bring smile to children in the Hweakwae community in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region with development projects.

GA S:
Sanitation Court to be provided at Weija
Monday, November 19 2012

Work is currently on course for the completion of a sanitation courthouse at Weija in the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

AJUMAKO:
Electricity extension works kick-start in 15 communities
Monday, November 19 2012

An electricity extension project has began in about fifteen communities in the Ajumako/ Enyan/ Essiam District in the Central Region to improve socio-economic activities in the area.

DORMAA E:
UENR holds first matriculation
Monday, November 19 2012

Brong Ahafo last saturday experienced the fruition of a landmark educational gain secured on its soil by the NDC government as a result of the inauguration of the newly established University of Energy and Natural Resources(UENR) at Fiapre in the Dormaa East district.

KARAGA:
Assembly commits attention to reshape roads
Monday, November 19 2012

Some few road works have been executed on at least two different stretches of roads in the Karaga District to ostensibly ease transportation for travelers and road users.

AMA:
Apenkwa Assemblyman erects urinal for primary school
Monday, November 19 2012

The Assemblyman for the Apenkwa Electoral Area near Achimota in the Accra Metropolis, Mr. Ebenezer Chaney Tetteh Totimeh has erected a new urinal for the primary section of the Shiayennoh School.

ELLEMBELE:
Assembly acquires new mobile clinic
Monday, November 19 2012

The Ellembelle District Assembly has acquired a new Mobile clinic as part of its efforts to ensure that quality health delivery becomes accessible to residents  especially in the most deprived communities.

TMA:
Ofosu-Ampofo donates to Sakumono basic schools
Monday, November 19 2012

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has donated assorted items to a number of schools at Sakumono in the Tema Metropolitan Assembly.

JOMORO:
MMDAs asked to intensify improvement of IGF
Monday, November 19 2012

An official of the Institute of Local Government Studies has appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to step up their efforts to increase their Internally Generated Funds (IGF).

TECHIMAN:
Govt awards 18-km Tuobodom-Offuman road on contract
Monday, November 19 2012

The Government has awarded the 18-kilometre Tuobodom-Offuman road on contract for rehabilitation.

C TONGU:
NAS stationed at Mafi-Kumase
Monday, November 19 2012

Residents of Adidome and its surrounding environs will likely experience a boost in its healthcare system as the newly created district,Central Tongu has acquired an ambulance facility to assist dispatch emergencies to the major facilities in the area.

BIA:
5-year Project launched to fight poverty
Monday, November 19 2012

A five-year project to help fight poverty and provide people in forest conservation areas with alternative income sources has been launched at Kunkumso in the Bia District.     

SOCIAL:
EC fixes December 4 for special voting exercise
Monday, November 19 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed December 4 for Special Voting by those who would be on duty on Election Day, Friday, December 7.

WASA A W:
Classroom completed for Amuni prim school
Tuesday, November 20 2012

After several years of studying under a dilapidated structure, pupils of the Amuni D /A Primary School in Wassa Amenfi West District can now boast of a newly constructed six-unit classroom block.

TECHIMAN:
Over 130 projects executed
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The Better Ghana Agenda by the NDC government has gained enough roots in the Techiman Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region as more than 130 development projects have been executed in the area since 2009.

SOCIAL:
30,000 youth to be trained in new ICT module
Tuesday, November 20 2012

Government has launched the new phase of the youth-in-ICT Module intended to train a total of 30,000 youth across the country.

SOCIAL:
IEA postpones Presidential Debate to Nov. 21
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has postponed the second and final of its Presidential Debates to Wednesday November 21, 2012.

JASIKAN:
Reg. Min to commission River Manu bridge project
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The Volta Regional Minister, Henry Ford Kamel is scheduled to commission a fully completed steel bridge project constructed on River Manu in the Jasikan district.

TMA:
Assembly to support cooperative societies
Tuesday, November 20 2012

Mr Robert Kempes Papa Nii Ofosuware, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) says the Assembly would continue to support the promotion of viable cooperative societies in the area.

BIRIM S:
LESDEP beneficiaries to graduate today
Tuesday, November 20 2012

 

The ruling National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) had since assuming power in 2009 initiated several social intervention programmes as part of its contribution to help scale down the rampant unemployment rate in the country.

 

TAMALE:
Government celebrates World Toilet Day
Tuesday, November 20 2012

Government has procured four (4WD vehicles), 200 motorcycles, and computers for distribution to Regional and District Environmental Health Officers to effectively perform their duties.

S DAYI:
Gov’t/Assembly expands water system to cover more areas
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The South Dayi District Assembly has significantly revitalised its water system to cover 13 communities with the supply of Pipe borne water.

C TONGU:
Global Evangelical Primary obtains standard school block
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The factor of ‘quality and accessibility’ still remains a hallmark for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government when it comes to improving the standard of education in the country.

ASSIN S:
“I will win Assin South Parliamentary seat”- aspirant
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The District Chief Executive and National Democratic Congress’ Parliamentary candidate for Assin South Constituency, Mrs. Sabina Appiah Kubi has predicted victory in both the Presidential and Parliamentary election for the NDC.

ASUNAFO N:
MP handsover new OPD at Mim health centre
Tuesday, November 20 2012

Asunafo North:  MP handsover new OPD at MIM health centre
The Member of Parliament for Asunafo North Constituency Hon. Robert Sarfo-Mensah has handed a newly constructed Out-Patient Department (OPD) for the Mim Urban Health Center.

KARAGA:
SHS gets two vital projects
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The Karaga District Assembly has considerably beefed up school infrastructure at the Karaga Senior High School with the execution of certain crucial projects for the school.

E JUABEN:
Atia Assemblyman appeals for completion of abandoned health centre
Tuesday, November 20 2012

The Assemblyman for Atia Electoral Area in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality, Mr. Joseph Opoku Mensah is appealing to government and benevolent  organizations to come to their aid to complete an abandodned health centre for them.

SOCIAL:
Veep commissions Forces Pension Office at Burma Camp
Tuesday, November 20 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Tuesday commissioned the Forces Pension Office at Burma Camp in Accra, and  expressed the hope that the facility would end the years of slow pace of payment of pension to retired personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

A MPONUA:
NCCE organises peace walk
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The Atwima-Mponua District Office of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE),  has organised a peace walk at Nyinahin to draw attention to the need for political accommodation as the nation inch towards December 7polls.

ATEBUBU:
Assembly winds up activities for the year
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has held its Third Ordinary Meeting for the year at Atebubu.

TECHNOLOGY:
Gov’t releases list of beneficiaries of ICT Project
Wednesday, November 21 2012

As part of Government’s commitment to build a better Ghana through Science and Technology and Innovation, The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology with the support and collaboration of Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Communication and the GETFUND, has been distributing Free Laptops to students and schools.

ELECTION 2012:
Police identify over 1,000 flashpoints
Wednesday, November 21 2012

   
More than 1,000 flashpoints throughout the country, where there are likely to be some disturbances during the December 7 elections, have been identified by the Ghana Police Service.

MION:
Assembly holds first meeting
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The District Chief Executive for Mion, Mr. Dan Makandan, has said the Assembly was aware that the expectations of their compatriots were high but they need to be patient.

E JUABEN:
Abenase Assemblyman commissions new water project
Wednesday, November 21 2012

A new mechanized borehole system has been commissioned for the Abenase community in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region by Mr. Richmond Frimpong, Assemblyman for the area.

ELLEMBELE:
Menzezor teachers’ quarters completed
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Teachers at Menzezor, a subsurb community in the Ellembele District can now boast of improved living condition as the Assembly has constructed an ultra modern four -unit quarters for teachers in the area. 

BUNKPURUGU Y:
New radio station established to spearhead development
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The NDC parliamentary aspirant for the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo constituency seat, Duut Bonchel Abdulai has called on electorates in the area to vote and retain the NDC government in power for the party to carry on its massive development programmes and projects in the district. 

SOCIAL:
God will give Ghana a President – Dr Lawrence Tetteh
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Dr Lawrence Tetteh, Founder and President of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach (WMO) on Tuesday said God will give Ghana a President on December 7.

KWABRE E:
MP commissions 3 classroom blocks
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The Member of Parliament for Kwabre East in the Ashanti Region Hon. Kofi Frimpong has commissioned three (3) separate classroom blocks for some schools in the constituency.

JASIKAN:
CHPS zone project nears completion
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Through a District Development Fund(DDF) support the Jasikan District Assembly in consultation with the Ghana Health Service(GHS) is on the verge of completing a Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) zone project at Lekanti.

PRESTEA:
New toilet facilities for Yareyeya, Aboso communities
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Residents of Yareyeya and Aboso in the Prestea Huni Valley District have been provided with 16 and 20 seater Water Closet toilet facilities  respectively to enhance sanitation in the areas. 

LEKMA:
Assembly spends GHs 2,454.00 on persons with disability
Wednesday, November 21 2012

A totoal of GHs 2,454.00 has been spent on schoolchildren with disability in the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) in the Greater Accra Region.

EFFUTU:
More than 80 youth benefit at Winneba under LESDEP
Wednesday, November 21 2012

A total of 82 youth have graduated in Effutu Municipality after undergoing a six-month intensive training in hair dressing and tailoring under the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).

S DAYI:
Works progresses on a new lorry station
Wednesday, November 21 2012

District Chief Executive for the South Dayi District Assembly, Kafui Semenu Bekui has disclosed that the Assembly is undertaking a vital project for drivers at Kpeve by constructing a modern Lorry station for them in the area.

TAMALE:
4 schools in receive hand washing facilities
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Four junior High Schools in the Tamale Metropolis have received hand washing facilities worth GHs 12,000 to help improve hygiene in their schools.

WA E:
2 districts to benefit from N2 Africa Project farming technology
Wednesday, November 21 2012

N2 Africa Project has introduced a new farming technology known as nitrogen fixation for smallholder farmers in the Nadowli and Wa East districts of the Upper West Region.

SOCIAL:
20,000 multiple names on voters register expunged
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The names of about 20,000 voters found to have engaged in multiple registration during the biometric voters registration have been expunged from the national voters register, which will be used for the December 7 general election.

BREAKING NEWS:
Dannex warehouse on fire
Wednesday, November 21 2012

Reports on the desk of Ghanadistricts.com indicate that Dannex Company Limited, a drug manufacturing company, located at the Industrial Area in Accra is currently on fire.

SOCIAL:
2nd 2012 IEA Presidential debate tonight
Wednesday, November 21 2012

As part of The Institute of Economic Affairs’ (IEA) efforts at consolidating multiparty democracy and promoting issue-based elections in Ghana, The IEA is pleased to announce the Second and Final Presidential Debate for the 2012 Presidential Debate Series.

HEALTH:
1,300 CHPS compound constructed - Prez
Wednesday, November 21 2012

In the bid to meet the MDG 5 which seeks to improve the maternal health status of the country before 2015 the NDC government under the Better Ghana agenda has since 2009 constructed about 1,300 CHPS compounds.

KMA:
Landlords who have converted toilets into rooms to be prosecuted
Wednesday, November 21 2012

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly says it will be compelled to take legal action against property owners who fail to provide places of convenience in their homes.

AJUMAKO:
NCCE holds debate for Parliamentary aspirants
Thursday, November 22 2012

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organized an IEA form of debate for Parliamentary candidates in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District in the Central Region.

AMA:
Gov’t will promote regional integration - Prez Mahama
Thursday, November 22 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that Government would continue to uphold most of her foreign policies that would ensure peace, unity and development among her neighbours. 

DORMAA:
LESDEP presents tools to 47 beneficiaries
Thursday, November 22 2012

Forty-seven youth who completed training in various businesses under the Local Enterprise and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in Dormaa-Ahenkro have received tools to begin their own businesses.

AGRIC:
Minister commissions 2 weeds harvesters, transport barges
Thursday, November 22 2012

Two weed harvesters and two transport barges for harvesting water weeds were on Wednesday commissioned at Kpong in the Eastern Region to assist in reducing the spread of invasive water plants. 

ASUOGYAMAN:
manual for Assembly Members launched
Thursday, November 22 2012

Akosombo Nov. 21 GNA-A Manual for Assembly Members titled “Effective Communications with Constituents”, a product of Socioserve-Ghana, a Civil Society Organization (CSO), has been launched at Akosombo in the Asuogyaman District.

AMA:
Economic Outlook and Business Strategy Conference opens in Accra
Thursday, November 22 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has pledged to make development planning and the monitoring and evaluation of development activities an integral part of the Presidency and to resource the National Development Planning Commission to play an active role in the process.

W GONJA:
GETfund/Assembly provides new hostel facility for SHS
Thursday, November 22 2012

Students of Ndewura Jakpa Senior High School (SHS) in the West Gonja district in the Northern region are now getting a respite with accommodation issues following the completion of a standard Girls’ hostel facility for the school.

KARAGA:
Komoayili, Nyegblo dug outs rehabilitated
Thursday, November 22 2012

As part of ways to improve the quality of lives of residents and reduce the social burden of the people, the Karaga District Assembly has yearned to rehabilitate 2.no dug-outs at Komoayili and Nyegblo communities.

HEALTH:
Gov’t will reduce maternal mortality – Prez Mahama
Thursday, November 22 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has labeled maternal mortality as one of the areas Ghana was lagging behind in its quest to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) but promised to improve the situation if voted into power come December, 2012.

C TONGU:
Four constituency water project kick start at Adidome
Thursday, November 22 2012

The Central Tongu District Assembly is committing efforts to end the woes of residents regarding the difficulty in accessing potable water as the Assembly has commenced the effective implementation of the four constituency water project at Adidome, the district capital.

AOWIN:
District marks World Toilet Day
Thursday, November 22 2012

The Aowin District Assembly in collaboration with Ghana Wash Project, a non-governmental organisation has commemorated World Toilet Day in the District.

SUNYANI:
MP renovates classroom for Anglican JHS
Thursday, November 22 2012

Member of Parliament for the Sunyani East Constituency, Hon. Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh has renovated a four-unit classroom block for the St. Anselm’s Anglican Junior High School (JHS).

EDUCATION:
NPP to use part of oil revenue to finance free SHS- Nana Addo
Thursday, November 22 2012

Presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo has confirmed that his administration will use part of the oil revenue to finance the controversial free Senior High School education policy if voted into power.

ELECTION 2012:
Special task force set up to protect ballot boxes
Thursday, November 22 2012

The Police Administration has formed Ballot Boxes Security Task Force to protect the transportation of ballot boxes to and from polling stations.

SOCIAL:
chief Justice cautions minors against voting
Friday, November 23 2012

The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Wood, has asked parents whose under-aged children registered for the December polls not to allow them to vote to ensure free and fair elections.

AMA:
Gov’t gives GHS 10,000 to deceased families of Melcom disaster
Friday, November 23 2012

Families of the 14 victims of the Melcom disaster who lost their lives have received GH¢10,000 each from government to help them give the victims befitting burial.

SOCIAL:
VEEP commissions projects
Friday, November 23 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Thursday commissioned some education projects in the Gomoa Area of the Central Region and urged students to study diligently and achieve their objectives for the future.

AOWIN:
850 dual desks distributed
Friday, November 23 2012

The Aowin Suaman District Assembly in the Western Region has procured and distributed about 850 pieces of dual desks to some selected basic schools in a bid to improve education in the area.

W GONJA:
More classroom structures underway
Friday, November 23 2012

More classroom buildings are under construction in the West Gonja district, to scale up the efforts initiated by government to eliminate all sub-standard structures in the basic schools.

JASIKAN:
Baglo D/A JHS benefits from new classroom block
Friday, November 23 2012

An ultra modern classroom building has been secured for pupils of Baglo D/A Junior High school(JHS) in the Jasikan district in the Volta region.

ATIWA:
Assembly takes delivery of new Ambulance
Friday, November 23 2012

Work is almost completed on an eigth unit girls’ dormitory block for the Kwabeng Anglican Senior High School in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region to enhance the school’s infrastructure deficit.

POLITICS:
Presidential candidates hit the road in final thrust
Friday, November 23 2012

After suspending active campaigns as a mark of respect for the departed former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, three presidential candidates have resumed rigorous campaigning all over the country as the nation is in the final days to the December polls.

S WIAWSO:
NHIS office complex nears completion
Friday, November 23 2012

A new office complex for officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) secretariat in the Sefwi Wiawso District has its completion stage.

A NWABIAGYA:
New office for GNFS completed
Friday, November 23 2012

An office accommodation has been provided for the Ghana National Fire Service team in the Atwima Nwabiagya District Assembly in the Ashanti Region.

S DAYI:
10 Seater WC facilities secured for two environs
Friday, November 23 2012

The South Dayi District Assembly is gradually increasing its momentum to advance good sanitation conditions in all parts of the district with the provision of certain sanitary facilities in some deprived communities.

SUHUM:
114 projects executed
Friday, November 23 2012

Since the NDC government took over the administration of the country with their Better Ghana agenda in 2009, the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District (now Suhum Municipality) have executed about a hundred and forteen (114) development projects.

U W AKIM:
DCE nominee confirmed
Friday, November 23 2012

Mr. Derick Ohene Assifo Bekoe, Presidential nominee to head one of the newly created districts in the Eastern Region, Upper West Akyem District has been confirmed by Assembly members.

SOCIAL:
Late Veep’s family says “thank you” to Ghanaians
Friday, November 23 2012

Family of the late former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama has expressed their appreciation to Ghanaians for their support and contribution during the funeral and final burial ceremony of the late Veep.

WASA A W:
6-unit classroom block for Dunkwa D/A Primary
Saturday, November 24 2012

Dunkwa DA Primary School in the Wassa Amenfi West District in the Western Region has benefitted from a 6-unit classroom block to help improve teaching and learning in the area.

KARAGA:
Dong to get water facility
Saturday, November 24 2012

The Karaga District Assembly in the Northern Region is systematically making ends with the implementation of the Northern Region Small Towns Water and Sanitation Project (NORST) as the programme has given the platform to extend water facilities to hamlets and hinterlands.

ENERGY:
340MW Kpone independent power project takes-off
Saturday, November 24 2012

The 340 megawatts (MW) Kpone Independent Power Project at Kpone near Tema at the cost of 600 million dollars, has taken off.

FANTEAKWA:
Ofosu-Ampofo honoured
Saturday, November 24 2012

The Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has been honoured for his immense contribution to the development of the Begoro Presbyterian  Senior High School in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern Region.

LEKMA:
MCE commissions 6-unit classroom block
Saturday, November 24 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly, Mr. Daniel Amartey Mensah has commissioned a 6-unit classroom block for the Teshie Angican primary school.

JAMAN N:
264 laptops distributed to 11 schools
Saturday, November 24 2012

Parents, school children and entire folks in the Jaman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region were in high spirit when a durbar was held at Sampa for the distribution of 264 Better Ghana free laptop computers to eleven (11) schools in the area.

SUHUM:
23,723 school furniture distributed
Sunday, November 25 2012

The Suhum Municipal Assembly has distributed about 23,723 furniture as well as free exercise books, uniforms to school children in the area.

AMA:
Gov’t to distribute 400,000 laptops in 2013
Sunday, November 25 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has announced educational and research institutions across the country will from early next year benefit from the supply of 400,000 laptops to facilitate teaching, learning, innovations and research.

SOCIAL:
LESDEP presents 110 sewing equipment to National Tailors and Dressmakers Association
Sunday, November 25 2012

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo on Friday presented 110 sewing equipment to the Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA).

SOCIAL:
Violence and intimidation cannot win elections - Prez
Sunday, November 25 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday reminded politicians that the use of violence and other forms of intimidations would not attract people to vote in their favour.

HO:
Another 2,125 Better-Ghana laptops for V/R
Monday, November 26 2012

Government has commenced the distribution of another batch of 2,125 laptops to schools in the Volta Region. This batch, which is under the aegis of the Ministry of Science and Technology, is going to individuals in tertiary schools, skills and professional-based training institutions and Senior High Schools in the region.

ATIWA:
Okyenhene inuagurates Palace Court for Kwabeng
Monday, November 26 2012


The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amotia Ofori Panin has said that in spite the wealth of the country, poor leadership and bad governance had left many of the people poor .

AMA:
UG begins construction of 600-bed teaching hospital
Monday, November 26 2012

University of Ghana (UG) through the Government of Ghana has sourced a loan facility of US217 million dollars from the Israeli Government to construct a 600-bed teaching hospital at Legon.

ELECTION 2012:
Make Ghana Proud - Kofi Annan
Monday, November 26 2012

A Former United Nation’s Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, has asked Ghanaians to make the 2012 general election further proof that the country is a true African success story whose best days are yet to come.

LEKMA:
Assembly spends GHs1, 544,663.09 in educational projects - MCE
Monday, November 26 2012

Education has been one of the sectors that the NDC government with its better Ghana agenda has invested heavily since 2009.

DORMAA:
MCE presents items worth GHs2,000 to accident victims
Monday, November 26 2012

A fatal motor accident which involved three vehicles near Dormaa Ahenkro last Saturday has claimed eleven lives and injured sixteen others.

A NWABIAGYA:
Sanitary facility provided at Mfensi
Monday, November 26 2012

In order to make life confortable for residents of Mfensi in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region, a standard sanitary facility has been provided for them.

HO W:
Assembly records low rate in revenue mobilization
Monday, November 26 2012

The Ho West District Assembly’s effort in revenue mobilization this year was realised as poor, as it was unable to make any impressive and significant mark with respect to its targeted revenue set for the period under review on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

MFANTSEMAN:
New market for Biriwa
Monday, November 26 2012

The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has completed works on a new market sheds for residents in Biriwa to improve trade and commerce  in area.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
Naa Abuba Nasinmong lauds gov’t for massive development
Monday, November 26 2012

The Paramount Chief of the Bimoba traditional area, Naa Alhaji Abuba Nasinmong has lauded the efforts of the NDC government in relation to the development strides pushed for the area in the past four years.

AOWIN:
6 unit classroom block for Chairmankrom community
Monday, November 26 2012

A six unit classroom block with ancillary facilities has been completed at Chairmankrom in the Aowin Suaman District to enhance quality teaching and learning in the area.  

HO:
Hundreds receive laptops in Volta, Central Regions
Tuesday, November 27 2012

Hundreds of students in senior high schools, training colleges, polytechnic and universities in the Volta Region trooped to the Ho Polytechnic to receive better Ghana laptops.

WASSA A W:
Asankran Breman community gets new water supply system
Monday, November 26 2012

Work is almost completed on the construction of a six unit classroom block at Hiawa in the Wassa Amenfi West District Assembly in the Western Region to improve teaching and learning in the area. 

W GONJA:
Gov’t moves to enhance Fufulso-Damongo-Sawla road
Monday, November 26 2012

Government is constructing the Fufulso-Damongo-Sawla road in the West Gonja district in the Northern region to assist upgrade the road infrastructure in the area.

SOCIAL:
98% public sector workers migrated unto SSSS
Tuesday, November 27 2012

Latest figures from the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission indicate that more than ninety eight percent of public sector workers have been migrated onto the single spine salary structure.

TAMALE:
Gov’t, civil society challenged to monitor and evaluate projects
Tuesday, November 27 2012

Mrs Dede Bedu-Addo, gender and social development consultant, has challenge government and civil society to make monitoring and evaluation a priority in the implementation of projects.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
NCCE intensifies education on election 2012
Tuesday, November 27 2012

The Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified the education on election 2012 in a forum organized at Jimbali in the Northern region.

GA E:
Dome-Ashongman Estate road receives tarring
Tuesday, November 27 2012

The Dome-Kwabenya- Ashongman Estate road in the Ga East Municipality, which has for years not seen any major maintenance leaving it filled with potholes, has been a major worry to residents and commuters who normally ply the road.

JASIKAN:
More basic schools receive ultra-modern school blocks
Tuesday, November 27 2012

Some Ultra-modern school structures meant to improve teaching and learning activities in the Jasikan district have been accomplished in several basic schools in certain communities of the district.

ELLEMBELE:
Ultra modern Community Center for Aiyinase residents
Tuesday, November 27 2012

In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Ellembelle District Assembly has procured and distributed about 800 pieces of dual desks to some selected basic schools within the District.

S DAYI:
Market warehouse secured for traders at Dzemini
Tuesday, November 27 2012

A market warehouse fashion out to enhance trading activities has been constructed for market women and traders at Dzemini a suburb of the South Dayi district.

SUNYANI:
34,226 youth to graduate under GYEEDA by December
Tuesday, November 27 2012

34,226 will graduate under the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) nationwide before the end of December, this year.

SHAMA:
Toilet facilities for two communities
Tuesday, November 27 2012

Residents of Daboasi Junction and Dwomo communities in the Shama District in the Western Region have been provided with 10 and 16 seater Water Closet toilet facilities respectively to enhance sanitation in the areas. 

MION:
Assembly members asked to support in revenue mobilization
Tuesday, November 27 2012

The District Chief Executive for the Mion District Assembly in the Northern Region, Dan Makandan has assured the residents of the area that the NDC government will never fail in its promises to promote sustainable development for people in the district.

SOCIAL:
Presidential candidates sign peace pact
Tuesday, November 27 2012

All the eight Presidential candidates contesting in the December general elections have signed a peace pact in a bid to ensure they commit to a peaceful election process by calling their supporters to order when the need arises.

ATEBUBU:
SADA procures 170 more tractors for agricultural activities
Wednesday, November 28 2012

   
Alhaji Gilbert Seidu Iddi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), has said 175 new tractors had been procured by the Authority and would be available for agricultural productivity in the coming farming season.

KPONE:
Assembly invests GHs147,656.00 on smooth administration
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA) has since its inception spent a total of GH¢147,656.00 on strengthening and ensuring the smooth operations of administration.

SUNYANI:
Work begins on 10 development projects
Wednesday, November 28 2012

A sod-cutting ceremony for work to begin on 10 development projects under the Urban Development Grant (UDG) in the Sunyani Municipality has taken place at New Dormaa near Sunyani.

GA W:
Zonal Council at Amumole completed
Wednesday, November 28 2012

A 2-storey Zonal Council building at Amumole in the Asofan Electoral Area in the Ga West Municipality has finally been completed. 

HO W:
Assembly wants Tsito market under its control
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The Ho West District Assembly is seriously embarking on moves to set- up the platform in engaging community members of Tsito over the management of the Tsito market which is currently under the control of the community.

ASUOGYAMAN:
LESDEP beneficiaries to be honoured today
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The Asuogyaman District Assembly is currently holding a graduation ceremony for some persons who were made acquire skill training under the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) programme in the area.

LEKMA:
Assembly inaugurates Joint Security Taskforce for Election 2012
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) has inuagurated a Joint Security Taskforce ahead of the beckoning December 7, 2012 general elections.

AMA:
Youth Foundation intiates building project
Wednesday, November 28 2012

A project to construct a six unit classroom block for the Kaneshie cluster of schools has been launched in Accra.

MION:
“Government has secured excess school blocks for pupils”-DCE
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The DCE for the Mion District Assembly in the Northern region, Dan Makandan has revealed that the district is making inroads in achieving quality education following the removal of numerous schools under trees in the area.

ABURA:
Assembly presents construction materials to Aboadze
Wednesday, November 28 2012

The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly has procured and presented construction materials worth millions of cedis to Aboadze community to assist the construction of a drainage system in the area.

KARAGA:
New classroom block projects reach advance stages
Wednesday, November 28 2012

Some school projects ongoing concurrently in two communities in the Karaga district have both reached advance stages of works.

JAMAN S:
Classroom block for Jepekrom nears completion
Wednesday, November 28 2012

In a bid to boost classroom infrastructure in the area, the Jaman South District Assembly has initiated a new school block for the Jepekrom Junior High School.

CAPE C:
Metropolis gets science resource centre for schools
Thursday, November 29 2012

The Head of Science Education Unit of the Ghana Education Service, Mrs Georgina Quaisie, on Wednesday said plans to upgrade and expand Science Resource Centres (SRC) for schools nationwide have successfully taken off.

SOCIAL:
MPs Office Complex to be completed by February 2013 - E.T. Mensah
Thursday, November 29 2012

Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Wednesday said works on the office complex to house members of parliament for their official duties would be completed by the end of February 2013.

PRESTEA:
District gets ultra modern administration complex
Thursday, November 29 2012

The Prestea/Huni Valley District has built an administration complex at a cost of 1,422,294.00 Ghana cedis, took two years to complete and was funded from the District’s share of the Mineral Development Fund.

KWABRE E:
Assembly spends GH¢113,000.00 on disabled
Thursday, November 29 2012

326 persons living with disability in the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti Region has over the past few years been supported by the Assembly up to  a tune of GH¢113,000.00 to enable them undergo training in various vocations.

AMA:
Demand for urban water outstrips supply-Minister
Friday, November 30 2012

Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minster of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Thursday noted that the demand for water in the urban areas has outstripped supply.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t calls for application for “Better Ghana Laptops”
Friday, November 30 2012

The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology has called on secondary and tertiary students to apply for laptops under Phase V of the Better Ghana ICT Project.

KMA:

VP Inaugurates MRI Centre in Kumasi
Friday, November 30 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe  Amissah-Arthur on Thursday inaugurated an ultra-modern Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Centre at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi to enhance the quality of health care delivery.

BOLGA:
MCE urges electorates to retain incumbent MP
Friday, November 30 2012

Mr. Edward Ayiriba Ayagle, the MCE for Bolgatanga Municipal says the incumbent Member of Parliament(MP) for Bolga Central, Opam-Brown Akolbire is the best choice to represent the area in parliament due to his track records over the years.

W GONJA:
‘VSLA is improving the lives of women’-DCE
Friday, November 30 2012

Mr. Adam Mutawakilu, DCE for the West Gonja District Assembly has said that the operations of Village Savings and Loans Association(VSLA), a module for supporting women empowerment in the district has practically taken off  some amount of pressure and burden from the Assembly.

TANO N:
Library complex at Susuanho reaches advance levels of completion
Friday, November 30 2012

Very soon, pupils at Susuanho will have the luxury of learning effectively as a new library complex is nearing completion in the area.

ABURA:
19 communities hooked onto national electricity grid
Friday, November 30 2012

In a bid to get all deprived communities in the District connected to the national grid, the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly is set to commission about nineteen newly completed electrification projects in the area.

ELLEMBELE:
Ngalekyi teacher’s quarters commissioned
Friday, November 30 2012

As part of efforts to improve the living conditions of teachers in the area, the Ellembele District Assembly has completed and commissioned a new modern teacher’s quarters’ facility at Ngalekyi, a subsurb community in the district.

K NANKANA W:
Contractors to begin Sirigu-Burkina Faso boarder road project
Friday, November 30 2012

Contractors have started moving to site to commence the Sirigu-Burkina Faso boarder road project which the Department of feeder roads in conjunction with the Kassena Nankana West District Assembly has resolved to undertake to open up the stretch for smooth and enhanced transportation.

SABOBA:
REP project underway at Gbemja, Wapuli and others
Friday, November 30 2012

Some 5 communities under the Saboba district in the Northern region are guaranteed to have electricity supply in their respective areas when a project to connect them to the national grid is accomplished.

HO W:
Executive Committee wants sports fostered among youth
Friday, November 30 2012

The Executive Committee of the Ho West District Assembly has laid suggestions before the Assembly to redouble the efforts in promoting and developing Sports and Games amongst the youth of the area.

SOCIAL:
Min on water services delivery
Friday, November 30 2012

Government has secured loans and grants totalling US$1.4 billion between 2009 to date to improve the delivery of safe and affordable water to urban areas, Hon. Enoch Teye Mensah, Ghana’s Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, has disclosed.

BOLGA:
Youth advised to embrace self business initiatives
Friday, November 30 2012

The Upper East Regional Coordinator of Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP), Mr Robert Agab has pointed out that unemployment is a global challenge, therefore it will be prudent for the youth to start redirecting interest in establishing their own businesses instead of relying on white collar jobs. 

NKORANZA S:
Assembly to commit funds in motivating teachers
Friday, November 30 2012

The Executive Committee of Nkoranza South Municipal Assembly has decided to allocate a budget for Teachers Awards Scheme.

WA:
3,227 persons graduated under GYEEDA
Friday, November 30 2012

About 3,227 hair dressers and dress makers have graduated under the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) in its trade and vocation module in the Upper West Region.