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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One major concern of most consumers of meat is the unhygienic way most handlers of such products keep their environment.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six people have reportedly died as a result of the cholera outbreak in Ejura in the Ashanti Region within seven days.
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.
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.
“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”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers who won awards at the Agotime-Ziope District Farmers’ Day celebration have received support from the Assembly to build houses.
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).
A good number of people from poor households across the country continue to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana COCOBOD has supplied 20 million hybrid cocoa seedlings free of charge to cocoa farmers throughout the country, this year.
Four newly appointed District Chief Executives (DCEs) have been sworn-in to assume office in the Northern Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ghanadistricts.com can confirm that the 5-storey building holding the Achimota branch of Melcom has collapsed this morning at around 10am.
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.
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.
Rescue efforts are still ongoing to save the lives of people still trapped under the debris of the collapsed Melcom building at Achimota.
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.
Lt Gen Joseph Henry Smith, Minister for Defence yesterday inaugurated a rehabilitated block for Medical Emergency at the 37 Military Hospital.
Construction works has started on the Odumase-Otokpulo road in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region.
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.
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.
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.
Membership of the Dormaa Municipal Health Insurance Scheme increased from 31,021 in 2009 to 55,255 in 2010 and 81,194 in 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The police administration has promoted General Constable Nester Aneateba to the rank of a full Corporal.
The Lower Manya Municipal Assembly has proven its determination to improving the standards of education with emphasis on early childhood development.
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.
The death toll from the Melcom shopping mall disaster site at Achimota is now eighteen.
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.
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.
The Tano South District Assembly has provided a permament office accommodation for the Fire Service personnel in the area to enhance their work delivery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lower Manya Municipal Assembly has moved to the rescue of the Mount Mary Primary School at Atua which is faced with overcrowding.
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.
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.
Two Justices of the Supreme Court have been sworn into office by President John Dramani Mahama.
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.
A new lorry park has been completed at Nsoatre, a town in the Sunyani West District in the Brong Ahafo Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eleven basic schools in the East Akim Municipality have been presented with laptops provided by the government of Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government would in the coming years eliminate the use of kerosene in communities by providing electricity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)have been asked to create the enabling environment for community participation in local governance.
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.
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.
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.
Government continues to extend electricity to deprived communities in the various assemblies through the Rural Electrification Project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The East Akim Municipal Assembly has initiated a new social intervention programme to assist basic school pupils in deprived communities.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Inflation for the month of October dropped marginally by 0.2 percent to record 9.2 percent.
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.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has directed all voters to leave the polling stations immediately after casting their vote on Election Day.
The Tarkwa Government Hospital has recorded an increasing number of cholera cases from certain parts of the Tarkwa Nsueam Assembly.
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.
Bright Generation Community Foundation, a non governmental organisation based in Kumasi is providing students with school sandals.
A two-storey office complete for the Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service in the East Akim Municipal Assembly has been completed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Shama District Assembly is constructing a new Community Health Planning service (CHPs) compounds for residents of Essaman, a subsurb community in the district.
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.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) has completed a 6-unit classroom block at Duadasu in the Jaman North District Assembly.
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.
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.
President John Mahama says no Ghanaian should suffer any discrimination or victimization after the December elections because of party affiliation.
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.
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.
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.
Construction works on addional head works at Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality is fast progressing.
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”.
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.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama is reported dead
Construction of an office for the Weija Zonal Council is currently ongoing in the Ga South Municipality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
School children at Weija Presby school in the Ga South Municipality will very soon enjoy tutorials from a new classroom block.
A new classroom block at Odumase-Amanfro M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ga West Municipality is nearing completion in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work is currently on course for the completion of a sanitation courthouse at Weija in the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Government has awarded the 18-kilometre Tuobodom-Offuman road on contract for rehabilitation.
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.
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.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed December 4 for Special Voting by those who would be on duty on Election Day, Friday, December 7.
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.
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.
Government has launched the new phase of the youth-in-ICT Module intended to train a total of 30,000 youth across the country.
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has postponed the second and final of its Presidential Debates to Wednesday November 21, 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.
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.
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.
Government has procured four (4WD vehicles), 200 motorcycles, and computers for distribution to Regional and District Environmental Health Officers to effectively perform their duties.
The South Dayi District Assembly has significantly revitalised its water system to cover 13 communities with the supply of Pipe borne water.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has held its Third Ordinary Meeting for the year at Atebubu.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Lawrence Tetteh, Founder and President of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach (WMO) on Tuesday said God will give Ghana a President on December 7.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Four junior High Schools in the Tamale Metropolis have received hand washing facilities worth GHs 12,000 to help improve hygiene in their schools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Aowin District Assembly in collaboration with Ghana Wash Project, a non-governmental organisation has commemorated World Toilet Day in the District.
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).
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.
The Police Administration has formed Ballot Boxes Security Task Force to protect the transportation of ballot boxes to and from polling stations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new office complex for officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) secretariat in the Sefwi Wiawso District has its completion stage.
An office accommodation has been provided for the Ghana National Fire Service team in the Atwima Nwabiagya District Assembly in the Ashanti Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 340 megawatts (MW) Kpone Independent Power Project at Kpone near Tema at the cost of 600 million dollars, has taken off.
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.
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.
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.
The Suhum Municipal Assembly has distributed about 23,723 furniture as well as free exercise books, uniforms to school children in the area.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Education has been one of the sectors that the NDC government with its better Ghana agenda has invested heavily since 2009.
A fatal motor accident which involved three vehicles near Dormaa Ahenkro last Saturday has claimed eleven lives and injured sixteen others.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
34,226 will graduate under the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) nationwide before the end of December, this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 2-storey Zonal Council building at Amumole in the Asofan Electoral Area in the Ga West Municipality has finally been completed.
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.
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.
The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) has inuagurated a Joint Security Taskforce ahead of the beckoning December 7, 2012 general elections.
A project to construct a six unit classroom block for the Kaneshie cluster of schools has been launched in Accra.
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.
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.
Some school projects ongoing concurrently in two communities in the Karaga district have both reached advance stages of works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Very soon, pupils at Susuanho will have the luxury of learning effectively as a new library complex is nearing completion in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Executive Committee of Nkoranza South Municipal Assembly has decided to allocate a budget for Teachers Awards Scheme.
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.