TRANSPORTATION:
President Mahama negotiates buses for MMT, STC
Friday, November 01 2013

President John Mahama on Thursday held discussions with the senior management of the Scania Group, a Swedish automobile company, for the supply of public transport buses to the Intercity STC and the Metro Mass Transit Companies.

EDUCATION:
Coalition of Concerned Teachers calls off strike
Friday, November 01 2013

The Coalition of Concern Teachers has called off its strike action immediately while the Ministry of Education facilitates the implementation of an earlier agreement in a Memorandum of Understanding between government and the Teachers Union.

SUHUM:
Landlords protest high property rates
Friday, November 01 2013

Angry landlords and tenants of Suhum yesterday took to the streets to demonstrate against what they described as “overwhelming and unprecedented” upward adjustment in property rate by the Suhum Municipal Assembly.

ENERGY:
Fuel prices go up, kerosene users hardest hit
Friday, November 01 2013

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) announced Friday, that Kerosene  would will now at almost 7 percent more, per liter at the pumps.

EDUCATION:
Second batch BECE placements out
Friday, November 01 2013

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has completed the second batch of placement of students who sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) into senior high and technical institutes.

SOCIAL:
Ghana is not 3rd most corrupt country in the world - Govt
Friday, November 01 2013

Government has noted an extremely misleading story published by myjoyonline.com and broadcast on Joy FM in which they claim that a Gallup poll conducted in 129 countries with Free Press in 2012, ranked Ghana as the third most corrupt country.

HEALTH:
Scientists unlock clues to HIV vaccine
Friday, November 01 2013

In a breakthrough, scientists have mapped the most detailed images yet of the protein responsible for getting HIV into cells, paving way for a potential vaccine for AIDS.

TRANSPORTATION:
Rehabilitation of Western Rail Line to cost $500m
Friday, November 01 2013

The Minister of Transport, Ms Dzifa Ativor, has given the assurance that procurement for the commencement of work on the $500 million Western Rail Line project of the Ghana Railway Company (GRC) is currently at the final stages.

POLITICS:
We will hold FIFA responsible if something bad happens-Nyantakyi
Friday, November 01 2013

Ghana says FIFA will be held responsible should any unforeseen incident happen to the Black Stars and officials in Egypt, before, during their stay in that country for the 2014 world cup qualifier.

N GONJA:
Farming activities affected by poor road network-DCE
Friday, November 01 2013

Poor transportation system in the North Gonja district is largely posing as a disincentive to farming business with most farmers finding it difficult to cart their farm produce to market centres.

TAMALE:
Be proactive in revenue mobilization - MCE
Friday, November 01 2013

Mr Abdul Rahman Hannan Gundandoo, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) has appealed to Assembly members to intensify revenue mobilization efforts to address the myriad of challenges facing the Assembly. 

BAWKU W:
Youth group congratulates new Bawku West DCE
Friday, November 01 2013

A youth group in the Bawku West District known as Friends of Cletus Avoka (FOCA) has congratulated Mr Simon Ayande Agbango, the newly-elected District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bawku West.

EDUCATION:
Lack of cash forces gov’t to cut down on GETFund scholarship
Friday, November 01 2013

Government has reduced the number of GETFund scholarship beneficiaries in various countries due to lack of funds.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly holds second ordinary meeting
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Techiman North District Assembly (TNDA) in the Brong Ahafo Region has held its second ordinary meeting of the second session of the Assembly at Tuobodom, the district capital, to strategise plans aimed at bringing more development to the area and improving the quality and standard of living of the people in the district.

KINTAMPO:
Kintampo NHIS begins 10th anniversary celebration
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Kintampo Health Insurance scheme, which started in 2005 with an initial membership of 16,795, can now boast of 67,513 active members who have valid identification cards able to access health care. No doubt, it has been able to live up to its dream motto: becoming healthier and stronger.

ADAKLU:
Assembly records low revenue
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Adaklu District Assembly as at August, this year generated only 20,872.40 Ghana Cedis internally, representing 27.14 per cent of the targeted 76,899.40 Ghana Cedis.

U M KROBO:
Assembly to hit 95% revenue generation
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly realized GHC 212,746.00, out of the projected GHC162, 477.87 at the end of September, representing 76 percent as its internally generated revenue.

AGRIC:
Gov’t will revive poultry industry – Dr Bissiw
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is putting in place modalities to resuscitate the livestock and poultry industry in the country.

SOCIAL:
Japan to sponsor 3, 000 in handicrafts
Saturday, November 02 2013

The Japanese Government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts (MoTCCA), is to sponsor 3,000 people nationwide to be trained in traditional arts and handicrafts.

AMA:
AMA for sale over GH¢33m debt
Sunday, November 03 2013

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) may cease to exist physically in the next couple of days if the central government does not intervene.

SECURITY:
Ghana Police trains SWAT team to fight terrorism
Sunday, November 03 2013

The first batch of one hundred and forty (140) police officers has ended a month’s intensive training in Specialized Training Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) at the Ho Police Training School.

HEALTH:
852 children infected with AIDS in 2012
Sunday, November 03 2013

Eight hundred and fifty-two children were infected with HIV in 2012, Dr Angela El-Adas, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has disclosed.

E GONJA:
Assembly commits GHc200,000 towards agricultural production
Sunday, November 03 2013

The East Gonja District Assembly, has committed GH¢200.000 to upscale agricultural production in the area to help create jobs for the youth and improve the yield of farmers.

ADENTAN:
Adenta to get water running through the taps next year
Sunday, November 03 2013

With the growing concerns of lack of water running through the taps in Adenta for several years, government has assured that there will be an end to the water supply problem in the area next year.

AGONA W:
Swedru Municipal Hospital gets new lavatory
Sunday, November 03 2013

An 18-seater lavatory constructed by Onua-Onua, a private business entity valued at GH¢ 85,000, has been inaugurated at the Agona Swedru Municipal Government Hospital.

JOMORO:
Jomoro Hospital to charge GH¢1 per visit
Sunday, November 03 2013

The Half-Assini Government Hospital in the Jomoro Distinct will soon charge GH¢ 1.00 from its clients on each visit.

BIRIM N:
Nkawkaw-New Abirem road awarded on contract
Sunday, November 03 2013

Mr. Paul Aboagye Dadzie, Birim North District Chief Executive (DCE), has said work on the 41-kilometre road linking New Abirem to Nkawkaw will begin in November.

SUNYANI:
Municipal Health Insurance Scheme makes strides
Sunday, November 03 2013

The Sunyani Municipal Health Insurance Scheme (SMHIS) registered 109,403 active clients representing 80.5 per cent of the projected population of 135,904 in the Municipality.

GOMOA E:
Assembly asks for new DCE
Sunday, November 03 2013

Mr Fred Joe Arthur, Presiding Member for Gomoa East District Assembly (DCE), has appealed to the President to appoint a substantive District Chief Executive to speed up the development of the area.

INTERNATIONAL:
UK govt scraps £3,000 security bond against Ghana, others
Monday, November 04 2013

Visitors from Ghana and four other countries to the United Kingdom will no longer be required to  pay a  £3,000 security bond before entering that country.

SOCIAL:
Ghana needs men of integrity urgently – Chief Justice
Monday, November 04 2013

In the wake of a prevailing climate of corruption, the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has qualified Ghana’s most urgent need as a need for men of integrity.

CAPE C:
Barton Oduro donates wheel chairs to disabled
Monday, November 04 2013

The first Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast South, Mr Ebo Barton Oduro on Saturday donated sixteen sporting wheel chairs to the Cape Coast branch of the Ghana Federation of Disabled (GFD) to enhance their performance.

TANO S:
DCE urges residents to pay their taxes
Monday, November 04 2013

Mr Bukari Zakaria Anaba, Tano South District Chief Executive (DCE) has assured the people that the assembly would complete all on-going project in the various communities to enhance their standard of living.

NSAWAM:
Nsawam population to hit 150,000 by 2016 – MCE
Monday, November 04 2013

The population of Nsawam is likely to hit 150,000 by 2016, Chief Executive (MCE) for the Nsawam/Adoagyire Municipal Assembly, Mr. Mark Amoako Dompreh has predicted.

LEKMA:
Assembly rejects boundary claim by LaDMA, calls for amicable settlement
Monday, November 04 2013

The Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly has rejected boundary claims by their sister municipality La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA).

LA NKWANTANANG:
No space to put up administrative block
Monday, November 04 2013

The La Nkwantanang/Madina Municipal Assembly is calling for government intervention to help the assembly secure land to put up its administrative office.

AOWIN:
Enchi gov’t hospital tops W/R hospitals in peer review
Monday, November 04 2013

Enchi Government hospital in the Aowin District has outshined all the hospitals in the Western Region to take the topmost position in the Ministry of Health’s annual peer review ranking of health facilities in the country.

ABURA:
DCE calls for unity for development
Monday, November 04 2013

The Chief Executive of Abura Asebu – Kwamankese William Atta Mends has advised the people of Amantsendo to embrace peace and live in unity to ensure more developments in the town.

NANDOM:
Midwifery Training School gets a boost in infrastructure
Monday, November 04 2013

The Nandom Midwifery Training School remaining one of the three midwifery training schools in the Upper West region is increasingly getting a boost in infrastructure to improve the status of the school in the area.

FANTEAKWA:
Assembly tops in revenue generation
Monday, November 04 2013

The Fanteakwa District Assembly has been adjudged the best in the Eastern Region in terms of revenue generation from internal sources.

Asante Akim South:
10 perish in road crash near Bompata
Monday, November 04 2013

Ten persons have been confirmed dead in fatal road crash on the Bomapa-Atwedie  stretch on the Kumasi-Accra road in the Ashanti Region, Monday.

GA W:
Amasaman MP funds refurbishment of Doblo market
Monday, November 04 2013

The Member of Parliament for Amasaman Consitutency, Hon. Nii Laryea Emmanuel has funded the refurbishment of the Doblo market in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

WENCHI:
Assembly constructs teachers’ quarters at Asuofire
Monday, November 04 2013

The Wenchi Municipal Assembly has constructed a 3-unit quaters to accommodate teachers in the Asuofire town.

WA:
DCEs cautioned against flashy lifestyles
Monday, November 04 2013

Municipal/District Chief Executives (M/DCEs) in the Upper West Region, have been cautioned against ostentatious and flashy lifestyles that could create disconnect between them and the people they are leading.

N GONJA:
Wasipe - Wura calls for peace to promote education
Monday, November 04 2013

The Wasipe - Wura Anyame Kabassagya II, Paramount Chief of the Wasipe Traditional Area, has called on people in the North Gonja District to give peace a chance to foster unity for sustainable development.

BUSINESS:
Cedi ranked worst currency in Africa
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The Ghana Cedi has overtaken the South African Rand as the worst performing currency in Africa this year.

AMA:
AMA properties to be auctioned on November 7
Tuesday, November 05 2013

With barely three days to go for properties belonging to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to be auctiomed to settle judgment debts, the auctioners, Van Mart Auctioneers, which has been authorized to sell off properties has expressed its readinesss to go ahead with the sale.

CAPE COAST:
Assembly undertakes decongestion exercise
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) Task Force on Monday undertook a decongestion exercise to create space on streets and pavements in the Metropolis to facilitate easy vehicular and human movement.

E GONJA:
Farmers hail JICA Rice Project
Tuesday, November 05 2013

Farmers in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region have hailed the sustainable development of rain-fed production project of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) being implemented in the area.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t to swittch to new budget system in 2014
Tuesday, November 05 2013

Government is reforming the budgetary scheme, moving from the previous activity-based regime to a programme-based fiscal system to ensure efficiency, accountability and performance in the management of resources.

HEALTH:
NHIS holds Conference to climax 10th anniversary
Tuesday, November 05 2013

Dr Kwabena Opoku Adusei, President of Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Monday observed that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is the best alternative to the cash-and-carry system.

SOCIAL:
TUC leaves PURC
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has with immediate effect suspended its membership of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).

RELIGION:
Christians must fish for more lost souls- Apostle Abebrese
Tuesday, November 05 2013

President of the Apostolic Church- Ghana, Apostle Ebenezer Nsesa Abebrese has emphasized the need for Christians to propagate the gospel of Christ in various parts of the world to help hook more lost souls into the Christian fraternity.

POLITICS:
Mahama replies Bagbin: 2016 not far away to see me gone
Tuesday, November 05 2013

President John Mahama has told his critics, whom he says can’t wait to see him out of office, to be patient, since 2016 is just around the corner.

AMA:
Clean up to commemorate Mayor’s birthday
Wednesday, November 06 2013

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, on Monday joined about 100 youth at the London Market in Accra to clear filth to mark his 58th birthday.

ATIWA:
Politicians must not to be blamed alone in corruption-DCE
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The District Chief Executive for Atiwa District Assembly in the Eastern region, Emmanuel Atta Twum has conceded that corruption is indeed a pervasive phenomenon but urges caution as to how we brand people as being corrupt.

AMA:
AMA, Police demolish tip-toe lane shops; threaten to down Mosque
Tuesday, November 05 2013

Angry retailers, mobile phone and laptop repairers at the Tip-Toe lane, Circle, Accra are wailing as a combined team of police personnel and guards of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly pull down their shops, Tuesday.

HEALTH:
Teaching Hospital at Ho estimated to cost $250m
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The yet-to-be established teaching hospital to be sited in Ho, in the Volta Region is estimated to cost US$ 250 million.

SOCIAL:
Agents and importers serve notice of demonstration
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The Concerned Agents and Importers Association has called for an overhaul of the warehousing policy to identify and prosecute all those involved in duping the nation.

L D KOTOPON:
MCE presents motor bikes to police
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The Municipal Chief Executive of La-Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly, Rita Odoley Sowah has donated 3 motorbikes to the La-District Directorate of the Ghana Police at a mini-durbar held on the Assembly’s compound.

AKATSI N:
Assembly strategizes to assess lower structures under CDF
Tuesday, November 05 2013

As part of strategies to spur development for the new Akatsi North district, the District assembly has resolved to trickle down the implementation of the District Development Fund(DDF) to work within the district sub-structures.

SOCIAL:
Assessment of MMDCEs to be based on economic dev’t
Tuesday, November 05 2013

Local economic development is to be one of the bench marks for assessing the performance of MMDCEs, President John Mahama has hinted.

NABDAM:
“Assembly is poised to succeed in dev’t”-DCE
Tuesday, November 05 2013

The District Chief Executive for the Nabdam District Assembly, Vivian Anafo has hailed the co-operation of traditional authorities, opinion leaders and all assembly members regarding the efforts in facilitating development matters of the area.

SOCIAL:
We will meet in court - TUC dares PURC
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has indicated its strongest resolve to meet the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) in court over its suspension from the board of the Commission.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly to confirm Ibrahim Baidoo as MCE
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, would sit on Wednesday, for the confirmation of Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, nominated by President John Dramani Mahama, as Municipal Chief Executive (MCE).

ENERGY:
Work begins on country’s second FPSO
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The conversion of a giant tanker vessel for the country’s second floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) platform for additional daily production of 80,000 barrels of oil has begun in the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore.

E MAMPRUSI:
DCE featured in video documentary about water
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for East Mamprusi in the Northern Region, Mr. Adam Imoro has been featured in a video documentary about problems people go through in accessing water.

GA W:
Staff members schooled on ICT
Wednesday, November 06 2013

Staffs of the Ga West Municipal Assembly have been enrolled in a one month traning to acquire skills in Information Communication Technology to enable them be at par with the rest of the world.

SPORTS:
Ghana has drop the fear tag-GFA Capo
Wednesday, November 06 2013

Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi says the Black Stars players have no more fears about facing Egypt in ‘volatile’ Cairo.

BUSINESS:
Sixth Sense marketing agency launched in Ghana
Wednesday, November 06 2013

Sixth Sense Manifesto (SSM), a fully integrated below-the-line marketing agency, has been launched at a grand styled ceremony in Accra.

YILO K:
World Vision advocates protection for vulnerable group
Wednesday, November 06 2013

World Vision calls for support for orphans, vulnerable World Vision in collaboration with USAID has called for protection and care for orphans and other vulnerable groups in society in order to ensure better lives for them.

SOCIAL:
Prioritize establishment of CHPS compounds-Prez
Wednesday, November 06 2013

Metropolitan Municipal and District assemblies have been directed to prioritize the establishment of CHPS compounds in communities that are in need of health facilities to enhance health delivery.

SOCIAL:
Name streets or face dismissal- Mahama tells MMDCE’s
Wednesday, November 06 2013

President John Mahama has given all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE’s) an ultimatum to complete the street naming exercise and numbering of houses in their areas or face dismissal

SOCIAL:
Assemblies will meet 18-month deadline - Baba Jamal
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The Local Government Ministry says it will meet President Mahama’s deadline for all assemblies to implement a comprehensive street naming system in the country by next year.

N GONJA:
N GONJA: Assembly to scale up teachers in district
Wednesday, November 06 2013

The North Gonja District in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service(GES) is earnestly working towards scaling up the number of teachers in the district.

SOCIAL:
Govt affordable house: beneficiaries to go through laid down guidelines
Thursday, November 07 2013

Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Collins Dauda, has indicated that beneficiaries of the government affordable houses currently under construction will follow laid down guidelines in  acquiring the houses.

SOCIAL:
Mahama cuts sod for 5,000 affordable housing units
Wednesday, November 06 2013

President John Mahama has cut sod for the construction of 5,000 affordable housing units across the country for low and middle income earners.

BUSINESS:
2013: Ghana earns US$468m from exports of crude oil
Thursday, November 07 2013

The country has realized 468 million dollars from its share of crude oil exports from January to September this year.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly rejects Presidential Nominee
Thursday, November 07 2013

Mr Ibrahim Baidoo was on Wednesday not confirmed as the Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) after failing to secure two-thirds of the total ballots cast.

POLITICS:
Ministry Reviews Guidelines on Assemblies’ Common Fund
Thursday, November 07 2013

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has reviewed its guidelines on the utilization of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) to make it more beneficial to the local communities.

POLITICS:
Aliu Mahama to be remembered
Thursday, November 07 2013

The Aliu Mahama Foundation has rolled out activities for the celebration of the first anniversary of the death of former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

EDUCATION:
Prempeh College, Yaa Asantewaa, Opoku Ware, 2 others cited for charging unapproved fees
Thursday, November 07 2013

Five heads of Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region are due to appear before the Director- General of the Ghana Education Service to answer allegations of charging unapproved fees.

JAMAN N:
Nursing Training College project underway
Thursday, November 07 2013

A nursing training college project is currently being executed in the Jaman North District in the Brong Ahafo Region to train more health personel into the health sector.

SOCIAL:
MMDAs battle to meet street naming deadline
Thursday, November 07 2013

Metropolitan, Municipal, and District assemblies (MMDAs) that are yet to commence work on the implementation of the street naming and property identification project would have to step up their efforts to meet the eighteen month deadline given by the president.

EKUMFI:
All communities to get water by December-DCE
Thursday, November 07 2013

For residents in the Ekumfi District in the central region, access to potable water will soon be the least of their worry following a vigorous move to extend water to all communities in the district.

BIRIM N:
DCE to tackle water issues
Thursday, November 07 2013

Chief executive of the Brim North District in the Eastern Region, Paul Aboagye Dadzie is to resume familiarization tour to communities to interact with the people in order to identify major concerns of the people and prioritize those needs.

ASUNAFO N:
NALAG needs Regional offices-Alhaji Doku
Thursday, November 07 2013

Alhaji Mohammed Doku who is keenly contesting this year as the President for the National Association of Local Authorities in Ghana (NALAG) says for NALAG to succeed as a tool for decentralization, it must be able to permeate through regional levels and the districts as well.

SOCIAL:
Gender Ministry to establish data center for social protection
Thursday, November 07 2013

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection will soon establish a data center to register all beneficiaries of the Government social protection interventions.

HO:
Workshop unveils collaborative gap between MMDAs and CSOs
Thursday, November 07 2013

An assessment conducted by Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has confirmed vast collaborative gap between Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the stimulation of development at the local level.

W AKIM:
Assembly spends within budget limits
Thursday, November 07 2013

Mr. George Mensah Akpalu, West Akim Municipal Chief Executive, has commended the assembly for its Internally Generated Fund (IGF) performance.

BEREKUM:
Assembly re-installs streetlights
Friday, November 08 2013

As part of measures to improve on the level of security within the Berekum Municipality, the Assembly has re-installed all broken down streetlights in the area.

ECONOMY:
Economy to receive €1.5b support from EU Commission and member states
Friday, November 08 2013

The European Union (EU) is to support Ghana’s development agenda with 1.5 billion euros between this year and 2016.

HEALTH:
FDA arrests fake medicine peddlers
Friday, November 08 2013

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has cautioned the public about the distribution and sale of fake Vermox and Postinor 2 tablets on the Ghanaian market.

BREAKING NEWS:
Victoria Hammah Sacked
Friday, November 08 2013

Ghanadistricts.com can confirm that Deputy Communications Minister, Victoria Hammah has been fired.

SOCIAL:
Police arrest Vicky Hammah’s driver over leaked tape
Friday, November 08 2013

The Police in Accra have arrested the driver of the sacked deputy Communications Minister, Victoria Hammah.

HEALTH:
Invoicing irregularities at NHIS must stop-Minister
Friday, November 08 2013

Government’s resolve to financially sustain the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) can only be achieved if the challenges of over and under invoicing and duplication of supply chain functions are reduced and eventually eliminated.

NABDAM:
DCE lauds improved standard of education
Friday, November 08 2013

Efforts at improving quality of education is seemingly tenable for the Nabdam district, as the assembly claimed it has almost succeeded in removing schools under trees in the area, District Chief Executive for the assembly, Vivian Anafo has disclosed.

ATIWA:
DCE commissions new workshop at Akrufufu
Friday, November 08 2013

District Chief Executive for the Atiwa District in the eastern region, Emmanuel Atta Twum on Friday commissioned a new workshop at the Integrated Community centre for Employable skill, a vocational training centre at Akrufufu.

L D KOTOPON:
48 unit committee members sworn-in
Friday, November 08 2013

Forty Eight (48) unit committee members have been sworn-in to assist assist Assembly members in the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly in the discharge of their duties particularly in revenue generation.

ENERGY:
Moses Asaga appointed NPA boss; Kirk Cofie as VRA CEO
Friday, November 08 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed new chief executives for the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) and Volta River Authority (VRA).

TARKWA:
Health Minister hands over ultra modern hospital
Saturday, November 09 2013

African Development Bank (AfDB) has constructed an ultra modern hospital at a cost of 23.29 million dollars for the people of Tarkwa and its environs to strengthen quality health care delivery in the country.

EDUCATION:
University of Ghana holds congregation
Saturday, November 09 2013

The University of Ghana on Friday held a graduation ceremony for its second batch of students since the Institution committed itself to graduating students the same year that they complete their final examination.

ATEBUBU:
Street naming/property addressing committee inaugurated
Saturday, November 09 2013

A committee to oversee the street naming and property addressing exercise in the Atebubu –Amantin district has been inaugurated in Atebubu.

AMA:
AMA receives laptops
Sunday, November 10 2013

Ericson AB Ghana branch over the weekend donated 150 pieces of laptops to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to be distributed to the Millennium Schools in the metropolis.

BONGO:
Lack of GETFund stalling projects at Bongo
Sunday, November 10 2013

Mr Alixis Ayamdor, Bongo District Chief Executive (DCE) in Upper East Region, has appealed to Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Secretariat to release funds to complete stalled senior high school (SHS) projects.

ECONOMY:
Ghana’s economy will breakdown if Single Spine is maintained - Otumfuo
Sunday, November 10 2013

The Asante king, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II says Ghana’s economy will breakdown if the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) is maintained.

EFFUTU:
Effutu Assembly approves 2014 budget
Sunday, November 10 2013

The Effutu Municipal Assembly over the weekend approved the 2014 budget of the Assembly with a call on members to contribute towards its successful implementation.

SOCIAL:
Nana Oye Lithur denies influencing Judges
Sunday, November 10 2013

Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Nana Oye Lithur has denied ever seeing the judges that sat on the election petition case before the verdict was announced.

LOWER MANYA K:
Assembly Sues ECG
Sunday, November 10 2013

The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly (LMKMA) has resorted to legal action against the Krobo District branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

ENERGY:
Electricity tariff reduced by 25%
Sunday, November 10 2013

Government has announced a reduction in electricity tariff by 25 percent. This means consumers will now pay 59.18 percent as against the 78.9 per cent announced by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)

ATEBUBU:
Assembly approves composite budget for 2014
Sunday, November 10 2013

The Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has held an ordinary meeting at which it approved a total of 7,323,098.99 as its composite budget for 2014.

EDUCATION:
GETFund to support private universities
Sunday, November 10 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has assured that government would implore Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to provide some minimum support annually for staff training in the private tertiary institutions in the country.

SOCIAL:
Organised labour calls off strike
Sunday, November 10 2013

Following the reduction of electricity tariff by 25 percent, organised labour has decided to back down on its planned nationwide strike and demonstration.

EDUCATION:
UG to name more buildings after distinguished personalities
Sunday, November 10 2013

The University of Ghana will continue to name its buildings after personalities who have distinguished themselves in various ways in the service of the University and the nation, says Professor Ernest Ayittey, Vice-Chancellor.

SOCIAL:
TUC to now demand reduction in water tariffs
Monday, November 11 2013

The Trades Union Congress says its agitations for a reduction in utility tariffs will not end anytime soon because government only partially met organised labour’s demands by reducing electricity tariffs by 25 per cent.

SPORTS:FIFA provides Ghana with Egypt match security plans
Monday, November 11 2013

FIFA has informed Ghanaian authorities about the comprehensive security plans to ensure the safety of the Black Stars for next week’s World Cup qualifier in Egypt.

ZABZUGU:
DCE to organise stakeholders’ development meeting
Monday, November 11 2013

Mr Issifu Alidu Laa-Bandou, the 38-year-old Zabzugu District Chief Executive (DCE), has announced plans to organise stakeholders meeting to roll out a development blue print for the area noted for poverty amidst abundant resources.

BONGO:
Govt committed to quality education-DCE
Monday, November 11 2013

Mr Alexis Ayamdor, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Bongo District has stated that Government was committed and determined to deepening the quality of education and increase access to secondary education particularly for deprived communities.

SUNYANI:
GETFund to support private universities
Monday, November 11 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has assured that government would implore Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to provide some minimum support annually for staff training in the private tertiary institutions in the country.

DORMAA C:
Assembly rolls out initiative to honour best workers
Monday, November 11 2013

The Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo has rolled out a new initiative to award and honour deserving workers in the area at end of every year.

BEREKUM:
Berekum FC set to dodge relegation
Monday, November 11 2013

The blues yesterday salvaged themselves from the relegation zone after only two win this season.

ABURA:
Committee to oversee street naming inaugurated
Monday, November 11 2013

The Chief Executive for Abura Asebu Kwamankese District, Mr. William Ata-Mends has inaugurated a new committee to oversee a successful street-naming exercise in the area.

MADINA:
Assembly to complete all inherited projects
Monday, November 11 2013

The Municipal Coordinating Director of the La Nkwantanan/Madina Municipal Assembly,  Dramani Saaka has disclosed that the assembly is looking forward to completing all uncompleted development projects that were inherited from the Ga East Municipal Assembly from which LaNMA was curved.

KETU S:
MCE welcomes directive to integrate KGs
Monday, November 11 2013

Chief Executive of the Ketu South Municipal Assembly, Pascal Lamptey has welcomed the president’s directive to all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to ensure the integration of early childhood development including kindergarten education into existing basic education system.

TANO S:
Assembly to embrace PPP initiative
Monday, November 11 2013

The Tano South District Assembly is considering the adoption of public-private-partnership (PPP) initiative to further develop the area, the DCE Mr Bukari Zakaria Anaba has said.

KMA:
Assembly takes over control of Kejetia terminal
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has taken over the management of the Kejetia terminal from Freko FD Limited with immediate effect.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama inaugurates Police Council
Tuesday, November 12 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday inaugurated a 10-member Police Council, with a call on members to tackle all challenges head-on, to improve activities of the Service.

AOWIN:
ENCHICO increases admission quota
Tuesday, November 12 2013

Enchi College of Education (ENCHICO) in the Aowin district capital of the western region has increased its admission intake. 

ASHAIMAN:
Robber set ablaze
Tuesday, November 12 2013

A man believed to be in his late thirties was lynched at Ashaiman New Town on Monday after he attempted to rob an MTN sales point at gun point.

POLITICS:
Chief Justice to probe claims election petition was influenced
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The Chief Justice is set to look into claims the 2012 Election Petition judgment was politically influenced.

SOCIAL:
Intensify education on street naming-Minister
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Alhaj Mohammed Baba Jamal, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to step up public education on the street naming and property addressing system.

PRESIDENCY:
VP Amissah-Arthur To Attend CHOGM, Afro-Arab Meetings
Tuesday, November 12 2013

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, will on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 lead a high powered government delegation to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.

SUNYANI:
NALAG set to hold 18th national delegates conference today
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is set to hold its 18th national delegates’ conference from today Tuesday 12 to Friday15 November 2013 in the Brong Ahafo Regional capital, Sunyani.

MARKET FIRES:
Ghana to redesign markets in the wake of rampant fires
Tuesday, November 12 2013

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies across the country have been directed to redesign all markets as a measure to deal with the rampant fire outbreaks which have cost the nation millions of Ghana cedis.

ENERGY:
Electricity Consumers To Be Credited With 25% Arrears From 1st October
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The TUC says electricity consumers who purchased power between 1st October and now have 25% credit in arrears with the ECG.

AOWIN:
Enchi Government Hospital adjudged the best
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The Enchi government hospital in the Aowin District of the Western Region had been adjudged the best performing hospital in the Region under the Ghana Health Service’s check list score.

SECURITY:
Police avert clashes in land dispute between Okyenhene and Adoagyirihene
Tuesday, November 12 2013

The timely intervention of the Nsawam police averted what would have been a blood bath between supporters of the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Oforipanin and loyalists of the Adoagyirihene of Nsawam Nana Dompah, Monday.

BUSINESS:
Presidents directs DIC to sell Bonsa Tyre,Bolga Meat Factory, EREDEC Hotel others by 2016
Wednesday, November 13 2013

President John Mahama has charged members of the reconstituted Divestiture Implementation Committee (DIC) to sell remaining government assets on divestiture before December 2016 to curtail further maintenance expenditure on them.

SECURITY:
Government re-tools security services- kwakye-Ofosu
Wednesday, November 13 2013

Government has since 2009 done a lot through retooling to improve the performance of the security services, Mr Felix Kwakye- Ofosu, a Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, said on Tuesday.

TANO S:
Assembly receives funds for development
Wednesday, November 13 2013

The Tano South District Assembly in the Brong-Ahafo Region has received GHC524,408.00 as its 2013 District Development Fund.

ADENTA:
Fire razes four shops
Wednesday, November 13 2013

Four shops at Adentan barrier have been burnt down in a fire outbreak, Wednesday afternoon.

SOCIAL:
Dissenting labour unions must close their ranks – Govt urges
Wednesday, November 13 2013

Government is calling on dissenting groups within organized labor kicking against the 25 percent electricity tariff reduction, to close their ranks.

GA W:
24 classroom blocks nearing completion
Wednesday, November 13 2013

The Ga West Municipal Assembly has initiated many developmental projects especially in the area of education.

BIRIM N:
Illegal Mining: 25 machines destroyed
Wednesday, November 13 2013

The fight against illegal mining continues in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region as authorities are also determined to bring sanity into the small scale mining industry.

KMA:
Court orders KMA to vacate Kejetia bus terminal
Thursday, November 14 2013

A Kumasi High Court has ordered the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to vacate the Kejetia bus terminal and restore management to Freco FD Ltd.

NALAG CONFAB:
Collaborate to maintain reliable websites-Consultant
Wednesday, November 13 2013

Mr Eric Osae, a Local Government Consultant has charged all Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to work consciously to create a boom in the local economy through effective and efficient management of local resources.

BUSINESS:
Old GH¢50 notes no longer legal tender
Thursday, November 14 2013

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says that the old GH¢50 bank notes are no longer legal tender and so cannot be exchanged for goods and services rendered or in any transaction.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly confirms MCE
Thursday, November 14 2013

Mr Ibrahim Baidoo was on Wednesday confirmed as the Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), after failing earlier to secure two-thirds of the total ballot cast last week.

ADA E:
Assembly rejects DCE nominee
Thursday, November 14 2013

Members of the Ada East District Assembly have once again rejected the president’s nominee, Mr Samuel Bua-Basah for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE).

TRANSPORTATION:
Metro Mass Transit to create 4,000 employments
Thursday, November 14 2013

Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMT) is to create 4,000 direct employment throughout Ghana under its five-year Strategic Development Plan, Osabarima Ansah Sasraku III, Chairman of the newly constituted Board of Directors of the MMT, said.

NALAG CONFAB:
Fight financial demands on MMDCEs now-Paul Aidoo
Thursday, November 14 2013

Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has charged the National Association of Local Government Authorities in Ghana (NALAG) to find ways to crack down on excessive use of monies to secure positions in the Assemblies.

NORTH TONGU:
Okudzeto Ablakwa presents tools to artisans
Thursday, November 14 2013

Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, has presented working tools to artisans in North Tongu in the Volta Region to enhance their work.

ADA E:
Ada East Assembly rejects DCE nominee
Thursday, November 14 2013

Members of the Ada East District Assembly have once again rejected the president’s nominee, Mr Samuel Bua-Basah for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE).

ASUNAFO N:
Goaso Midwifery Training gets first batch of male students
Thursday, November 14 2013

The first batch of 27 male midwifery students has been inaugurated at the Goaso Midwifery Training School in the Asunafo North Municipality.

ATIWA:
Kwabeng-Zongo Community centre inaugurated
Thursday, November 14 2013

A new community centre constructed at Kwabeng Zongo in the Atiwa District has been inaugurated.

NALAG CONFAB:
NALAG gets new Executives today
Thursday, November 14 2013

In some few hours NALAG will elect and inaugurate new Executives to man the affairs of the Association for the next two years.

SOCIAL:
TUC justifies decision to call off nationwide strike and demonstration
Thursday, November 14 2013

The decision by the TUC to call off impending Organized Labour’s national strike against the hike in utility tariffs as a result of the government‘s resolve to absorb 25% of the electricity tariff, continue to cause a stir on the labour front.

INTERNATIONAL:
Ghana-Cote D’Ivoire boundary dispute may end up in Court - Minister
Thursday, November 14 2013

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are claiming ownership of a territory in the maritime border of the two countries which experts say holds about two billion barrels of oil reserves, as well as 1.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

LADMA:
42 disabled supported
Thursday, November 14 2013

Forty-two (42) persons with disabilities (PWD) within the La Dade-Kotopon Municipality have been supported by the Assembly to enable them survive in the country and to cater for some of their enormous needs.

TRANSPORTATION:
Motorway expansion to begin next year
Thursday, November 14 2013

The rehabilitation and expansion of the Accra-Tema Motorway into a six-lane motorway with an inter-change at the Tema Roundabout is to begin early next year.

EFFUTU:
Assembly to prepare new development plan
Thursday, November 14 2013

Nii Ephraim, Effutu Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has appealed to the Assembly members to sensitize the electorate to participate in the Street Naming Project and the Property Addressing Exercise to ensure its success.

N JUABEN:
District MOFA Directors end workshop in Koforidua
Thursday, November 14 2013

The Ghana School Feeding Programme ((GSFP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has organized a two-day Training of Trainers workshop for 30 District MOFA Directors/District Extension officers in Koforidua.

A AKIM S:
3 Asante-Akim South SHS receive laptops
Thursday, November 14 2013

Three Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Asante-Akim South District have taken delivery of 140 laptops to enhance the teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

SOCIAL:
Confusion rocks NALAG Executive elections
Thursday, November 14 2013

Voting process to elect new executive members of NALAG has been temporary halted following some disagreement with the election process.

NALAG:
No decision on election confusion yet
Thursday, November 14 2013

Delegates at the National Association of Local Authorities in Ghana, NALAG have all abandoned the election of new executives following some misunderstandings.

YENDI:
Municipal Assembly Holds Town Hall meeting
Friday, November 15 2013

The Yendi Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Northern Development Society had organized Town Hall Meeting for over 100 opinion leaders in Yendi.

SECURITY:
Police set to release report on controversial shooting incidents
Friday, November 15 2013

The Ghana Police Service will today release its investigative report on a number of shooting incidents that have unleashed public anger over the professional conduct of its men.

HEALTH:
Ghana chalks major successes in HIV national response
Friday, November 15 2013

Ghana has chalked major successes in HIV national response with consistent declining trends in general adult prevalence over the past ten years, Mrs Angela El-Adas, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission said on Thursday.

ENVIRONMENT:
Govt defends decision to make Achimota Forest ecotourism facility
Friday, November 15 2013

The government has defended its decision to convert the Achimota Forest into an ecotourism destination, saying the move has become necessary to save the only greenbelt in Accra from wanton encroachment and abuse.

BUSINESS:
Old GHs50 notes no longer legal tender
Friday, November 15 2013

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says that the old GHS50 bank notes are no longer legal tender and so cannot be exchanged for goods and services rendered or in any transaction.

SOCIAL:
Mahama: I will deal firmly with report of Judgment Debt Commissioner
Friday, November 15 2013

President John Mahama has indicated his resolve to "deal firmly" with the report of the Sole Commissioner on Judgment Debts, when it is presented to him.

BUSINESS:
World Bank support for development of PPP in Ghana
Friday, November 15 2013

The Ghana IDA Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project for $30 million became effective in December 2012. The World Bank’s counterpart for this project is the Public Investment Division within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP).

JIRAPA:
Rural Bank to support youth in farming
Friday, November 15 2013

Mr. Paul Derigubaa, the Member of Parliament for Jirapa, has urged the Sonzele Rural Bank Limited to use part of its micro-finance resources to support the youth to undertake dry season farming.

POLITICS:
President Mahama nominates MMDCEs
Friday, November 15 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has made a number of nominations for the positions of   Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive (MMDCE), in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462.

ADENTAN:
New MCE nominated
Friday, November 15 2013

President Mahama has named a new person to occupy the Chief Executive position in the Adentan Municipal Assembly.

NINGO P:
New DCE choosen
Friday, November 15 2013

Alhaj Shadrach Nartey has been named the new District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Ningo Prampram District Assembly in the Greater Accra Region.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves 2.5 percent VAT hike
Saturday, November 16 2013

Despite the Minority in Parliament staging a walkout on Friday to protest a 2.5 percent increment on the Value Added Tax (VAT), the House gave accent to the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, upping the VAT rate from 12.5 percent to 15 percent.

KINTAMPO:
Work on Longoro irrigation project progresses
Saturday, November 16 2013

Mr Clemence Kofi Humado, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, on Wednesday said a consultant was assessing  work for the preparation of bidding documents, advertisement, bids evaluation and finally the award of contract for the construction of outstanding works to begin on the new Longoro Irrigation scheme in the Brong-Ahafo Region.

SUNYANI:
Assembly members to receive allowances from Consolidated Fund
Saturday, November 16 2013

The allowances for various Presiding and Assembly members in Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies would soon be paid from the consolidated fund.

SOCIAL:
Cabinet discusses budget-Ayariga
Saturday, November 16 2013

A cabinet meeting was bein held to review the national budget proposals for presentation to Parliament next week, Mr Mahama Ayariga, the Minister of Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday.

EDUCATION:
Ho university to be ready in 16 months- Mahama promises
Saturday, November 16 2013

Work on the Ho Campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences is expected to complete in 16 months.

SOCIAL:
Ghana spends GH¢ 200 million on disaster management
Saturday, November 16 2013

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) said the country spent GH¢ 200 million on disaster management in 2011 and 2012.

AGOTIME Z:
Agotime SHS cries for security lights
Sunday, November 17 2013

Students and the authorities of Agotime Senior High School (AGOSEC) in Kpetoe in the Volta Region on Friday appealed to government to provide the School with street and security lights.

SHAMA:
Beposo market traders want new market
Sunday, November 17 2013

The executives of the Beposo Market Traders Association have appealed to the Shama District Assembly to build a market for traders to enable them to expand their businesses.

WA:
MCE decongests municipality
Sunday, November 17 2013

Mr Issahaku Nuhu Putiaha, Wa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), says decongestion of the Municipality would go on despite the strong resistance from affected persons.

TRANSPORTATION:
Road Safety Commission undertakes nationwide investigations into accidents
Sunday, November 17 2013

The alarming rate of road traffic crashes in the country has prompted the National Road Safety Commission to undertake a nationwide investigation into the causes of road accidents.

POLITICS:
"I will justify mandate given me"-President
Sunday, November 17 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday promised to perform in all the sectors of the economy to justify the mandate Ghanaians had given him for the next four years.

SOCIAL:
Media must focus on relevant issues - Nunoo-Mensah
Monday, November 18 2013

The National Security Adviser, Brigadier General (rtd) Joseph Nunoo-Mensah, has urged the media to focus more on relevant social issues instead of providing platform for unending political arguments.

EDUCATION:
BECE resit begins 2015 for private candidates
Monday, November 18 2013

Students who fail the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will, from February 2015, be allowed to resit the examination as private candidates.

POLITICS:
Needless bureaucracy wont be tolerated anymore - Mahama fumes
Monday, November 18 2013

President Mahama has vowed to deal severely with anyone who has contributed to the undue delay in the redevelopment exercise of the Ho central market.

EKUMFI:
25 communities to be connected with electricity
Monday, November 18 2013

Work has commenced on a rural electrification project in the Ekumfi District to connect some 25 communities to the national electricity grid.

ATIWA:
Assembly prepares for street,house naming exercise
Monday, November 18 2013

The Atiwa District assembly is ready to roll out plans to conduct the street naming and house numbering exercise in the various communities across the district.

SPORTS:
Stars arrive in Egypt ahead of tomorrow’s titanic clash with Pharaohs
Monday, November 18 2013

The Black Stars of Ghana arrives in Cairo today ahead of their World Cup qualifying super clash with the  Pharaohs of Egypt.

KRACHI N:
DCE commends World Vision COIKA
Monday, November 18 2013

District Chief Executive for Krachi Nchumuru in the Volta Region, Solomon Kuyon is full of praise for World Vision Coika, a Korean based organization for their selfeless support for people in the Krachi Nchumuru District.

SECURITY:
Nima youth clash with Police over demonstration
Monday, November 18 2013

Demonstrating youth of the Ayawaso East and West constituencies in Accra, have clashed with Police officers who attempted botching up the unpermitted demonstration.

GA W:
Municipal Hospital gets nurses quarters
Monday, November 18 2013

A two-storey building block has been handed over to Authorities of the Ga West Municipal Hospital, at Amasaman, the municipality’s capital. 

POLITICS:
Sri Lanka to share expertise with Ghana in maritime security
Monday, November 18 2013

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur has reiterated the determination of the Government of Ghana to protect its waters from invasion and piracy especially in the wake of Ghana’s oil find.

LEKMA:
NGO donate books to Nuugua Community Library
Monday, November 18 2013

Perfector of Sentiments (POS) Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that promotes youth development, human rights and social justice for collective development in Ghana, on Saturday donated quantity of books to Nungua Community Library, in Accra.

ASUNAFO N:
MCE cuts sod for dining hall, kitchen complex
Monday, November 18 2013

Municipal Chief Executive for the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly, Alhaji M. Kweku Doku on Wednesday 13, 2013 cut sod for work to begin on the construction of a modern dining hall and kitchen for the Goaso Midwifery Training School.

SOCIAL:
FRI organises mushroom production training workshop
Monday, November 18 2013

The Food Research Institute (FRI) has organized a mushroom Spawn multiplication technology Production training workshop for some selected group of people from four regions of the country.

POLITICS:
My first year has been toughest in Ghana’s history - Mahama
Monday, November 18 2013

President Mahama has stated that his first year in government has been the most difficult in the life of any Ghanaian president in history.

KETU S:
President cuts sod for Aflao MMT Terminal
Monday, November 18 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday cut the sod for commencement of work on the Aflao Metro Mass Transit Terminal with a promise to step up development projects in the Volta Region.

TMA:
New road building technology introduced in Tema
Monday, November 18 2013

The construction of a three-kilometre stretch of road in the Tema industrial area is being undertaken with the introduction of a road building technology that could give roads a longer life span.

SOCIAL:
TUC returns to PURC Board
Monday, November 18 2013

The Trades Union Congress has re-established its membership of the Board of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission.

LA-NKWANTANANG:
Assembly releases Disability fund
Monday, November 18 2013

The Municipal Chief Executive of La-Nkwantanang-Madina, Mr Franklyn Anku, on Monday released the Disability Fund from his Municipal Common Fund totaling GH¢ 49,375.29 for disabled persons.

AGRIC:
Tomato prices on the rise - Survey
Monday, November 18 2013

There is relative stability in commodity prices across the various market centres in the country, the Esoko-GNA market survey has shown.

BUSINESS:
SSNIT defends Fortiz acquisition of Merchant
Monday, November 18 2013

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has defended the acquisition of Merchant Bank by Fortiz Equity Capital.

AKATSI S:
Samuel Kwadzo Wuadi for DCE
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Following the appointment of Mr. Samuel Kwadzo Wuadi, the Akatsi South District in the Volta Region may finally have a chief executive subject to approval from the assembly.

ASUNAFO N:
Goaso Midwifery School gets new blocks
Tuesday, November 19 2013

The Goaso Midwifery Training School in the Asunafo North Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region has recorded some improvement in infrastructure.

S TONGU:
President nominates Samuel Eworyi’s as DCE
Tuesday, November 19 2013

A new appointment has been made for the vacant District Chief Executive position for the South Tongu District Assemble.

KEEA:
Elmina Fishermen calls for resumption of fish processing project
Tuesday, November 19 2013

The controversy over the location of Elmina Fish Processing Plant project took a different twist on Monday when Canoe Owners told journalists that they support the current venue for the project.

GOMOA W:
Gov’t committed to National Decentralisation Action Plan -Minister
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development says Government is committed to implement the National Decentralisation Action Plan.

SOCIAL:
ECG begin refund of tariff increases
Tuesday, November 19 2013

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it has begun the refund of electricity tariff increases paid by consumers after it was recently approved by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).

2014 BUDGET:
Highlights
Tuesday, November 19 2013

The government’s 2014 budget and financial statement is today being presented to Parliament.

2014 BUDGET:
Prez, Veep, ministers to have 10% pay cut
Tuesday, November 19 2013

President John Mahama and his vice, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur as well as all Ministers of state are to take a voluntary 10 percent pay cut from January 2014. 

SPORTS:
Ghana qualifies for 2014 World Cup
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Ghana secured a third successive World Cup finals appearance despite a 2-1 defeat by Egypt in the second leg of their playoff in Cairo on Tuesday.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to distribute 10 million exercise books in 2014
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Education under the "Better Ghana Agenda" will continue to receive a major boost next year as government is expected to distribute 10 million exercise books nationwide to schools to facilitate learning.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to establish Infrastructure Fund
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Government is to set up the Ghana Infrastructure Fund (GIF) to deal with the huge infrastructure deficit and to focus on strategic infrastructure that will lead to job creation and the growth of the economy.

KADJEBI:
Prez appoints new DCE
Tuesday, November 19 2013

A new District Chief Executive in the person of Jacob Alebinde Asogounde has been appointed by President John Dramani Mahama for Kadjebi.

SHAMA:
Teenage pregnancy on the increase
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Mr Alfred Ekow Gyan, Deputy Western Regional Minister, has decried the high rate of teenage pregnancy in the Shama District of the Western Region.

SOCIAL:
NADMO to reduce disaster through early warning systems
Tuesday, November 19 2013

Mr Kofi Portuphy, Co-ordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has stated that the provision of disaster relief items will no longer be the sole hallmark of the Organization, but also the reduction of disaster risk through early warning mechanisms.

KMA:
Asawasi MP supports schools in his constituency
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawasi, has presented large quantity of educational items in support of some basic schools in his constituency.

TRANSPORTATION:
Wednesday is National Transport Day
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), says Wednesday has been recognise as National Transport Day (NTD).

ECONOMICS:
TUC points out 2014 Budget snags; faults its silence on employment
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has highlighted key inconsistencies in the 2014 Budget Statement and Economic Policies faulting, among other things, its silence on employment.

AKWAPIM S:
Assembly prepares for street naming exercise
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The Akwapim South District in the Eastern Region is finalizing preparations for the implementation of the street naming and house numbering exercise.

ENERGY:
Parliament approves local content regulations despite foreign opposition
Wednesday, November 20 2013


Parliament has, amid stiff opposition from foreign upstream oil and gas companies and their governments, endorsed the Petroleum Local Content and Local Participation Regulations, 2013 (L.1.2204).

SOUTH TONGU:
Samuel Eworyi for DCE
Wednesday, November 20 2013

A new appointment has been made for the vacant District Chief Executive position for the South Tongu District Assemble.

ATEBUBU:
World Vision supports Abamba, Mem communities
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The World Vision International WVI-Atebubu Area Development Program ADP has presented relief items to twenty-three households in Abamba and Mem communities in the Atebubu-Amantin District.

AKATSI N:
Stakeholders hold crunch sitting to salvage fallen standard of educ.
Wednesday, November 20 2013

A crunch meeting, triggered by the abysmal performance of pupils in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Akatsi-North District, has been held at Ave-Dakpa to discuss ways to forestall the problem.

ASANTE AKYEM C:
Assembly to regulate activities of Small Scale Miners
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The Asante Akyem Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region have resolved to regulate activities of small scale miners as part of efforts to monitor their activities in the area.

SUNYANI:
87% of Sunyani population on NHIS - Manager
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The Sunyani Municipal Health Insurance Scheme (SMHIS) has registered 107,526 clients by the end of October, constituting 87.26 per cent of a population of 123,224 in the Municipality.

SOCIAL:
Public hearing on TEN project in Western Region
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Oil from the proposed Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme wells will be processed and stored in a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel that is being built in Singapore.

NSAWAM:
Students should be imaginative and innovative in learning – Director
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Mrs Jane Sabina Obeng, Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Director of Education, has advised students to move away from stereo-type knowledge to imaginative and innovative learning habits.

POLITICS:
Chief Justice probes allegations of judicial tampering in election petition
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Information available to Myjoyonline.com indicates that the Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood has instituted a probe into various allegations of judicial tampering in the recently decided election petition.

BUSINESS:
ECOWAS Court dismisses case against Ghana
Wednesday, November 20 2013

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has dismissed the case brought against Ghana by some Nigerian traders doing business in the country.

YILO:
Work progresses on Agogo Market toilet facility
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Efforts by the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly to improve sanitation in the Agogo Market is on course as some of the projects towards achieving this feet are progressing well.

GA EAST:
Reconstruction of Dome Market still a priority-MCE
Wednesday, November 20 2013

Municipal Chief Executive of the Ga East Municipal Assembly, John Kwao Sackey has indicated that the reconstruction of the Dome market remains one of the flagship projects to the assembly.

POLITICS:
President Mahama to tour three Northern Regions
Thursday, November 21 2013

President John Dramain Mahama would on Thursday begin the second leg of his working visits to the regions by touring the three northern regions of the country.

SECURITY:
GNFS to set up Natioanl Accident Mapping Programme
Thursday, November 21 2013

Brigadier General John Bosco Guyiri, Acting Chief Fire Officer of Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has announced plans to set up a National Accident Mapping Programme.

JIRAPA:
Rotary Clubs undertake projects in Jirapa District
Thursday, November 21 2013

The Rotary Clubs of Windsor and Windsor-Roseland both in Canada are partnering the Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central, Ghana, to execute 15 projects  in some poor communities in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region at an estimated cost of 100,000.00 dollars.

SPORTS:
President Mahama congratulates Black Stars
Thursday, November 21 2013

President John Dramani Mahama, on Wednesday congratulated the Black Stars on their qualification to the 2014 World Cup, assuring them of government’s financial and logistics support.

HEALTH:
Mental Health Board inaugurated
Thursday, November 21 2013

The Mental Health Board was inaugurated on Tuesday with a call on members to establish a fund to ensure that the perennial lack of money for mental health becomes a thing of the past.

CAPE COAST:
Households cautioned against connection of septic tanks into public drains
Thursday, November 21 2013

Mr Alex Damptey, officer at the Waste Management Department (WMD) of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA), has condemned the habit of connecting septic tanks into public drains, cautioning perpetrators to dis-connect the linkages to avoid sanctions.

ASANTE AKYEM C:
Assembly moves to complete 25 capacity police flat
Thursday, November 21 2013

The Asante Akyem Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region is set to complete an ongoing 25 capacity building to accommodate some police personnel in the area.

POLITICS:
President Mahama makes new appointments
Thursday, November 21 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday appointed Mr Baffuor Osei, as Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Export Development and Agricultural Investment Development Fund.

SUHUM:
Suhum SHS gets support
Thursday, November 21 2013

Management of IFS Financial Services on Thursday presented a cheque for GH¢ 5000 and books to the Suhum Senior High Technical School in the Eastern Region to support the school’s 50th Anniversary celebration.

SOCIAL:
Ghanaian exporters urged to make used of EDAIF
Thursday, November 21 2013

Ghanaian exporting companies have been urged take advantage of the Export Development and Agriculture Investment Fund (EDAIF), under the Ministry of Trade and Industry to grow their business.

EDUCATION:
President presents laptops to schools in Upper East
Friday, November 22 2013

President John Mahama on Thursday presented 2,200 laptops to 48 senior high, vocational and technical schools in the Upper East Region.

SOCIAL:
Gender Minister supports reforms of disability Act
Friday, November 22 2013

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled on Thursday presented a Gap Analysis Report on the Persons With Disability Act, (Act 715, 2006) to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to consider for reforms.

TRANSPORTATION:
Road Fund generates GHC1.21 billion - Minister
Friday, November 22 2013

The Ghana Road Fund has generated GH¢1.21 billion from 2000 to 2011, Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, disclosed on Thursday.

BUSINESS:
Minority calls for abrogration of Merchant Bank sale
Friday, November 22 2013

The Minority in Parliament on Thursday demanded an immediate revocation of the purchase of Merchant Bank - Ghana Limited by the Fortiz Bank, insisting the deal was a “fraudulent sale” that shortchanged the people of Ghana.

NZEMA E:
Another whale washed ashore
Friday, November 22 2013

Another whale has been washed ashore at Domunlie in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region.

ASUOGYAMAN:
DCE cuts sod for culvert at Apeguso
Friday, November 22 2013

The Asuogyaman District Assembly has supported the Apeguso community with 25 bags of cement and 20 iron rods for the construction of Apeguso Clinic culvert to enhance smooth movement of goods and services.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Street naming exercise on course-DCE
Friday, November 22 2013

The Asuogyaman District Assembly in the Eastern Region is on schedule to honouring the president’s directive to name all streets and number all houses in its jurisdiction, District Chief Executive, Thomas Ampem Nyarko has stated.

AKWAPIM S:
Over 200-seater ict centre ready soon
Friday, November 22 2013

A new information and Communication technology centre has been built for the people of Aburi, the capital of the Akwapim South District in the Eastern Region.

MADINA:
Assembly to boost infrastructure, logistics in schools
Friday, November 22 2013

Educational Institutions in the La Nkwantanan Municipality are to see some improvement in school infrastructure and logistics following the assembly’s commitment to focus on investing and improving the education sector in the municipality.

AKWAPIM S:
Aburi Model Craft Village to be ready next year
Friday, November 22 2013

Mr Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry on Thursday said the Aburi Model Craft Village would be ready for use by mid–next year.

SUNYANI W:
2nd Sustainable Services at Scale project meeting ends in Sunyani
Friday, November 22 2013

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), on Wednesday organised the Second Regional Learning Alliance Meeting in Sunyani in collaboration with Sustainable Services at Scale (Tripple-S) Project.

AMA:
Minister calls for advocacy To m eet MDGs 4&5
Saturday, November 23 2013

Mr Djanmah Vanderpuye, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, yesterday called on stakeholders to provide the needed support to wrap up activities to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

WENCHI:
Quality education enhancement programme underway
Saturday, November 23 2013

Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (GSHRDC) a non- profit making organisation which seeks to champion quality teaching and learning through improved community participation, is undertaking a 3 year education enhancement programs in the Tain and Wenchi districts of the Brong Ahafo region.

OFFINSO N:
Change of attitude is the best way to fight sanitation issues
Saturday, November 23 2013

The District Coordinating Director for Offinso North, Mr. Daniel Nkrumah has stated that change of attitude towards sanitation issues was needed by all to address the sanitation problems bedeviling the country.

SOCIAL:
52 second cycle educational institutions in W/R receive laptops
Saturday, November 23 2013

Fifty-two second cycle educational institutions in the Western Region yesterday received a total of 2,320 laptops from the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI).

SOCIAL:
NADMO given impetus to deal with disasters
Saturday, November 23 2013

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has been given financial assistance by Norway and United Nations Development Programme, to enhance the organisation’s capacity to deal with disasters in a proactive way.

AMA:
Gov’t to support LEAP with GHs38 million
Saturday, November 23 2013

Government will from 2014, support the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme with GH¢38.00 million to cover 150,000 household.

BOLGA:
President hopeful to fix economy
Saturday, November 23 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday said in spite of the numerous challenges the country had encountered during his first year in office as President, he was resolute that government would fix the economy to an appreciable level.

HO:
Minister slams too much emphasis on positions
Saturday, November 23 2013

Mr Kwesi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has bemoaned the emphasis Ghanaians place on positions rather than exercising leadership and responsibilities.

ASUOGYAMAN:
14-unit temporal classroom for displaced students
Saturday, November 23 2013

The Asuogyaman District Assembly has collaborated with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of the Anum Senior High School to put up temporal classroom pavilion for displaced students.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Minister disappointed with NALAG
Sunday, November 24 2013

Mr Akwasi Oppong- Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has expressed disappointment in National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG).

WA:
Prez Mahama: 10% pay cut proof of our resolve to sacrifice
Sunday, November 24 2013

President John Mahama has justified the decision to cut the salaries of members of the Executive by 10%, describing it as a demonstration of “leadership by example”.

HEALTH:
Public advised against unwholesome food
Sunday, November 24 2013

Ms Frederica Walker, Regulatory Officer of Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has said food-borne diseases occur daily as a result of consumption of unsafe food.

EDUCATION:
Teacher Trainees begin protest Monday over scrapping of allowance
Sunday, November 24 2013

Teacher Trainees across the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions are to wear red arm bands to the classrooms on Monday, to mark a series of protests aimed at impressing upon government to reverse its decision to scrap the Teacher Trainee Allowance.

SOCIAL:
Queen mothers will be included in Regional Houses of Chiefs - Prez
Sunday, November 24 2013

Government has expressed its intention to expand all Regional Houses of Chiefs to accommodate the admission of the paramount queen mothers.

BIRIM C:
Assembly member gives to Oda ridge experimental school
Sunday, November 24 2013

Mr Kwame Mensah Baah, the Assembly Member for the Residential Electoral Area at Akyem Oda, has donated 72 copies of computer books to the Akyem Oda Ridge Experimental School.

EDUCATION:
50 SHS project to delay due to lack of funding
Sunday, November 24 2013

Deputy Minister for Education in charge of Tertiary, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said the money which was allocated in the 2013 budget to fund the 50 community based Senior High Schools is “woefully inadequate” thus the failure to begin the project and complete it on schedule.

ENERGY:
GAEC receives commendation for national development
Sunday, November 24 2013

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has asked Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) to  pursue the visions of its founder, Osagyefo  Dr Kwame Nkrumah to introduce nuclear power into the country’s energy mix.

POLITICS:
Mahama Calls For Calm Amongst SADA Workers
Sunday, November 24 2013

President John Mahama has called for calm following agitations by a group of former workers of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).

SOCIAL:
Pay Journalists better salaries – Ablakwa tells media owners
Sunday, November 24 2013

Deputy Minister of education in charge of tertiary education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has challenged owners of media houses to pay journalists better salaries to enable them to discharge their duties in line with professional ethics.

SOCIAL:
Mining companies urged to protect the environment
Sunday, November 24 2013

Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, on Saturday drew the attention of mining companies to the reclamation bond, which requires them to deposit specified amount of money towards reclamation of mined areas.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Second Cycle Schools To Get Laptop Computers
Sunday, November 24 2013

Public and Private Senior High, Technical and Vocational Schools accredited by the Ghana Education Service will be supplied with laptop computers by the end of the year under the better ICT Agenda.

EDUCATION:
President calls for critical thinking graduates
Sunday, November 24 2013

President John Dramani Mahama, has noted that due to the myriad of challenges facing the world today, “we are challenged to produce the calibre of graduates who are critical thinkers to confront challenges”.

POLITICS:
Paramount chiefs in V/R petition President to withdraw DCE nominee
Monday, November 25 2013

Barely a week after the President had nominated a new Chief Executive for the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region, the paramount chiefs of the eight traditional areas in the district have made a petition for the withdrawal of the nomination because of scandalous allegations against the nominee.

KMA:
KMA makes GHs10,000 daily from Kejetia Terminal
Monday, November 25 2013

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly says its two weeks operation of the Kejetia Terminal in Kumasi has revealed its former managers FREKO FD under-declared revenue generated from management of the terminal.

ENERGY:
Kan Dapaah, K. T. Hammond to appear before the sole commissioner today
Monday, November 25 2013

Former Deputy Minister of Energy, Hon Albert Kan Dapaah and his Deputy K. T. Hammond under the Kufour government will on Monday appear before the judgment debt commission to answer questions on the sale of the Drill ship, Discovery 511.

NKORANZA N:
Farmers appeal for market
Monday, November 25 2013

Farmers and gari processors in the Nkoranza North District of Brong-Ahafo Regional, have appealed for a modern market to facilitate their economic activities.

SECURITY:
Police asks public to be alert as Xmas approaches
Monday, November 25 2013

Superintendent Kwadwo Asante, Ga West Municipal Police Commander, has cautioned the public especially filling station owners, businessmen and women to be vigilant as criminals may want to take advantage of them as Christmas approaches.

SPORTS:
World Cup trophy touches down in Accra
Monday, November 25 2013

After qualifying for a third-straight World Cup, Ghana will have another peep at the trophy even before the Black Stars kick a ball in Brazil.

N JUABEN:
MCE, others call on Daasebre Oti Boateng
Monday, November 25 2013

A seven member committee led by the Municipal Chief Executive of
the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong has paid a courtesy call on the Omanhene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Professor Emeritus Oti  Boateng.

YILO K:
Asemese Electoral Area appeals for school
Monday, November 25 2013

Communities in the Asemese Electoral Area in the Yilo Krobo Municipal in the Eastern Region have appealed to the Ghana Education Service and the assembly to establish a school in the area to help their course to educating their children.

ATIWA:
Assembly promotes Tini waterfalls
Monday, November 25 2013

The Atiwa District Assembly is making efforts to sell out its economic potentials to the world for patronage as a way of enhancing economic activities in the district.

JOMORO:
Jomoro Rural makes impressive performance
Monday, November 25 2013

The Jomoro Rural bank Limited at Tikobo Number one in the Western Region made a profit before tax of 32, 529.00 Ghana Cedis in 2012 as against 5,440.00 in 2011, representing 498 percent profit.

POLITICS:
Tony Aidoo, Zita Okaikoi, Victor Smith et al appointed Ambassadors
Monday, November 25 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed a number of former ministers to ambassadorial positions.

WA:
Wa Assembly disburses disability fund
Tuesday, November 26 2013

The Wa Municipal Assembly has since September 2011, disbursed GH¢ 109,000.00 from the Disability Common Fund to 200 beneficiaries in the Municipality.

ASANTE A S:
Assembly augments furniture at BECE centers
Tuesday, November 26 2013

The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has procured 750 mono-desks for distribution to all nine designated basic education certificate examination (BECE) centres in the area.

NZEMA E:
Friends of the Nation Congratulates Nzema-East MCE
Tuesday, November 26 2013

Friends of the Nation, an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO),has extended its warmest felicitations to Mr James Atta Kakra Baidoe on his assumption to the office of the Nzema-East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE).

ASUOGYAMAN:
Japan Supports District Assembly To Build CHPS Compound
Tuesday, November 26 2013

The Japanese Government, under the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) scheme is supporting the Asuogyaman District Assembly of the Eastern Region with an amount of $120,715 for the construction of Community Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound in the Dodi Asantekrom CHPS zone.

GA W:
Medie dumping site to be redeveloped
Tuesday, November 26 2013

A ground breaking ceremony has been held as part of efforts to redevelop an existing dumping site at Medie in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

ASANTE AKIM S:
Assembly forms street naming committee
Tuesday, November 26 2013

A 13-member committee, tasked with the responsibility of the naming of streets in the Asante-Akim South District has been inaugurated with a call to them to stick to laid down procedures.

AKATSI N:
District prepares for street naming
Tuesday, November 26 2013

Akatsi-North District has established a Secretariat and a Committee to facilitate the take-off of the Street Naming and Property Addressing Project in the area.

L MANYA K:
110 candidates in hot chase for assembly elections
Tuesday, November 26 2013

The fate of electorates at Akuse in respect of the upcoming assembly elections in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality is in a balance as the Supreme Court sits today to determine the merit or otherwise of a motion for an interlocutory injunction restraining the Electoral Commission (EC) from conducting elections in the area.

GUSHIEGU:
Assembly confirms District Chief Executive
Tuesday, November 26 2013

Assembly Members of the Gushiegu District on Monday overwhelmingly voted to confirm Mr Fuseini Alhassan as the District Chief Executive to serve another four years.

SPORTS:
World Cup to cost GH¢27,000 for the Ghanaian fan
Wednesday, November 27 2013

The joy that accompanied Ghana’s qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is yet to die down, while most fans are dreaming of going to Brazil to be part of the  fiesta next.

ASANTE A S:
Agogo SHS calls for improved infrastructure
Wednesday, November 27 2013

Agogo State Senior High School (SHS) has marked its Golden Jubilee with a call to government to hasten to address the inadequate infrastructure affecting the smooth operation of the school.

ABURA:
Assembly executes 65 development projects
Wednesday, November 27 2013

The District Chief Executive of Abura-Asebu- Kwamankese, Mr Williams Atta-Mends, has said the government was on course with development projects in the district.

KADJEBI:
Assembly confirms President’s nominee
Wednesday, November 27 2013

Members of the Kadjebi District Assembly on Tuesday confirmed President John Mahama’s nominee to the post of District Chief Executive (DCE).

ABURA:
Assembly executes 65 development projects
Wednesday, November 27 2013

The District Chief Executive of Abura-Asebu- Kwamankese, Mr Williams Atta-Mends, has said the government was on course with development projects in the district.

BEREKUM:
MCE commissions Ambulance
Wednesday, November 27 2013

Berekum municipality will now enjoy the efficient services of the Ghana Ambulance service at their doorsteps as the Municipal Chief Executive; Opoku Boakye Yiadom has held a programme to commission a new ambulance for them.

BONGO:
Chieftaincy Minister pays courtesy calls on Paramount Chiefs
Wednesday, November 27 2013

Dr Henry Seidu Danaa, the Minister of  Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs, on Tuesday said his outfit  was taking stock of all outstanding staff and replacement issues within traditional councils to ensure that they delivered effectively.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Ministry embarks on open initiative
Wednesday, November 27 2013

The Ministry of Local and Rural Development is embarking on an open government initiative to meet its mandate to facilitate good local governance and grass roots democracy.

L D KOTOPON:
Assembly presents laptop, hearing aid to disabled students
Wednesday, November 27 2013

The La-Dadekotopom Municipal Assembly has presented a laptop and a hearing aid to two disabled students in the municipality.

KWAHU E:
Assembly rejects President’s nominee for the fourth time
Thursday, November 28 2013

The Kwahu East District Assembly has, for the fourth time, rejected Mr Samuel Asamoah, the President’s nominee for the post of the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.

BUSINESS:
President Mahama promises to pursue achievement of ECO
Thursday, November 28 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has pledged to lead the process towards the attainment of a common monetary convergence in Ghana and other Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) by 2015.

HEALTH:
2,000 CHPS compounds to be built by end of 2014
Thursday, November 28 2013

Government through the Ministry of Health has expressed its commitment to build 2,000 Community Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound Health by the end of 2014 to boost the delivery of quality healthcare across the country especially in the rural arrears.

GA W:
Assembly to maintain its revenue rates next year
Thursday, November 28 2013

Goodnews for the business community and property owners in the Ga West Municipality as the Assemby has hinted of plans to maintain the current revenue rate levels in next year.

BIBIANI:
Assembly to miss revenue target
Thursday, November 28 2013

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly from all indications is more likely to miss its projected revenue target of GH¢6.9 million set for the year.

TRANSPORTATION:
Police to provide 24-hr road surveillance
Friday, November 29 2013

The Central Regional Police Command is to provide a twenty-four surveillance to help reduce carnage on roads in the region, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Ransford Moses Ninson, Regional Police Commander has assured people in the region.

STMA:
Presiding Member worried over encroachment on the free zone enclave
Friday, November 29 2013

Mr Mohammed Ali, Presiding member of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly on Thursday express worry over the encroachment of the Free Zone enclave.

SUNYANI:
Need to sensitize the public to reduce disasters – Minister
Friday, November 29 2013

Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has urged stakeholders and the Media to sensitize the public not to solely depend on disaster relief items.

BONGO:
DCE lauds assembly’s performance in FOAT assessment
Friday, November 29 2013

The Bongo District Assembly has demonstrated its commitment to welcome diversified means of getting more revenue to undertake massive development projects for residents.

TANO S:
Citizens of Bechem to celebrate Adekyem festival
Friday, November 29 2013

The Bechem Traditional Council, in collaboration with the Tano South District Assembly, will climax the  celebration of the biennial “Adekyem” Festival of the chiefs and people in the area on Saturday, November 30.

SOCIAL:
STMA gets over two million to finance some development projects
Saturday, November 30 2013

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has received over two million cedis from the Urban Development Grant (UDG) to undertake eight projects next year.

SOCIAL:
La-Nkwantanang/Madina MCE cautions Market women on fire outbreaks
Saturday, November 30 2013

The Municipal Chief Executive of the La-Nkwantanang/Madina, Mr Franklin Anku on Friday, asked market women to be cautious  in their activities so as to prevent fire outbreaks in the newly renovated market for the area.

ENERGY:
Fuel prices to go up tomorrow
Saturday, November 30 2013

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has revised upwards the prices of petroleum products with effect from Sunday December 1, 2013.

CRIME:
Police search for street light thieves with GH¢10,000 bounty
Saturday, November 30 2013

The Police Administration is offering a GHs10, 000 reward for any person who can provide information leading to the arrest of street light thieves.