STMA:
Unregistered motorbikes impounded
Saturday, November 01 2014

Fifty unregistered and unlicensed motorbikes in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis have been impounded in a joint operation by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) and Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service.

BOLGA:
‘Integrate teaching practice to cover training of Teachers’
Saturday, November 01 2014

Retired directors of education in the Upper East Region have suggested integration of teaching practice for teacher trainees within the three-year period of training and not after the training.

NEW JUABEN:
Many deaths in Eastern Region not registered
Saturday, November 01 2014

Due to lack of personnel , office space and logistics, the Birth and Death Registry in the Eastern Region, had to rely on health personnel to register newly born babies especially in the remote areas of the Region.

AKATSI N:
Impressive turn out at first national sanitation day
Saturday, November 01 2014

The first National Sanitation Day observed nationwide registered massive turn-out in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region.

LA-NKWANTANANG:
Massive turn up for clean up exercise
Sunday, November 02 2014

Residents within the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly (La-NMMA) turned up in their numbers to take part in the National Clean-up Exercise.

AKATSI N:
Youth cry for jobs
Sunday, November 02 2014

A group calling itself “Concerned Youth of Akatsi North” in the Volta Region has appealed to government to come to their aid by providing them with job opportunities and credit facilities to better their lives.

WA:
Construction to begin on Wa Police Headquarters project
Sunday, November 02 2014

Construction works on a police headquarters in Wa would commence this month to help improve police efficiency, Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister, said.

KMA:
Don’t wait for Sanitation Day to keep clean – Asantehene
Sunday, November 02 2014

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has admonished citizens not to wait for the National Sanitation Day - recently instituted by government - before keeping their surroundings clean.

BIRIM C:
Assembly eases traffic at Oda
Monday, November 03 2014

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly has completed the construction of a by-pass on the MTTU/Nursing Training School road.

SOCIAL:
‘CSOs must build capacity to hold assemblies accountable’
Monday, November 03 2014

Civic societies Organizations (CSOs)have been advised to acquire knowledge and build capacity to understand the workings of metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to ensure social accountability.

SOCIAL:
B/A assemblies get equipment for water data management
Monday, November 03 2014

Municipal and District Assemblies in the Brong-Ahafo Region have taken delivery of computers and accessories for data management to achieve provision of quality community water.

ASANTE A SOUTH:
Serve wholesome meals – GSFP Coordinator
Monday, November 03 2014

Caterers engaged under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) have been told to maintain best hygienic practices in the preparation of meals for the school kids.

AFIGYA K:
USAID builds education directorate for Assembly
Monday, November 03 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has
supported the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly with the construction
of a modern district education directorate.

AMANSIE W:
New police station for Datano
Monday, November 03 2014

A new police station has been completed for Datano community in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region.

KUMAWU:
Sarfo-Asante installed chief of Kumawu
Monday, November 03 2014

A Medical Superintendent in charge of the Saint Michael’s Catholic Hospital at Pramso in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti in Ghana has been installed the new chief of Kumawu.

KETU N:
Akanu-Noepe Joint Border Post commissioned
Monday, November 03 2014

President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana and his counterpart President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo have officially opened the Akanu-Noepe Joint Border Post.

BREAKING NEWS:
Nkwanta South DCE shot dead
Monday, November 03 2014

Information reaching Ghanadistricts.com has indicated that the District Chief Executive of Nkwanta South District in the Volta Region, Peter Kojo Kenyenso has been shot dead.

KETU N:
President Mahama calls for removal of illegal barriers
Monday, November 03 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to work towards the removal of illegal barriers that had over the years impeded intra-trade in the sub-region.

AKATSI N:
PAC commends Akatsi-North District
Tuesday, November 04 2014

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament Friday commended the Akatsi-North District for being the sole district among all the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to provide receipts for statutory payments made to it.

NKWANTA S:
Police suspect assassination in DCE murder
Tuesday, November 04 2014

The Police in the Volta Region have revealed that their preliminary investigations show that the District Chief Executive for  Nkwanta South, Peter Kojo Penyeso was assassinated.

Tuesday, November 04 2014
AOWIN:
Enchico holds matriculation for 305 students
Tuesday, November 04 2014

The District Chief Executive for Aowin District Assembly Oscar Ofori Larbi has said that teacher education is very key in the development of education in general, hence Colleges of Education must be mindful of the training and development of competent, committed and dedicated people.

HO:
Volta MDCEs condemn murder of Peter Kojo Kenyensu
Wednesday, November 05 2014

The Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Volta Region have condemned the gruesome murder of their colleague and brother, Peter Kojo Kenyensu, the DCE of Nkwanta South. 

WA:
PTA/SMC coalition holds edu dev’t forum
Wednesday, November 05 2014

The Wa Municipal Parent Teachers Association/School Management Committee (PTA/SMC) Coalition has held an education development forum to address challenges impeding the delivery of quality basic education in the municipality.

NZEMA E:
Apataim Water project inaugurated
Wednesday, November 05 2014

Mr. James Baidoe, Nzema East Municipal Chief Executive, has said access to potable water was a major challenge to communities in the northern part of the municipality.

BEKWAI:
Omanhene inspires development
Wednesday, November 05 2014

Nana Kaakari Appau II, Omanhene of Bekwai, has marked 15 years of his installation with a call to get actively involved in efforts at bringing development to the traditional area.

AFIGYA K:
PM appeals for gov’t support to complete assembly block
Wednesday, November 05 2014

The Presiding Member of the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Anning Osei-Yaw has called for government intervention to help complete the district administration block under construction.

SOCIAL:
Minister apologises for uncollected wastes after clean-up exercise
Wednesday, November 05 2014

Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Julius Debrah has expressed regret over the failure of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to clear the heaps of debris days after the maiden nationwide clean-up exercise.

SOCIAL:
50 brilliant but needy students get support from Mining firm
Thursday, November 06 2014

At least 50 brilliant but needy students of the Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) have received a token of financial support from Perseus Mining Company Limited to assist cover their school fees.

TAMALE:
Government for People Forum held in Tamale
Thursday, November 06 2014

Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications, has expressed the need for businesses to reduce their imports and buy from local producers to empower them to produce enough to feed the market.

SEKYERE A PLAINS:
District signs pact with Norway
Thursday, November 06 2014

The Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region, has once chalked another milestone in its quest to ensure socio-economic development and improve the lives of residents in the newly created district, after receiving assistance from Norway.

AOWIN:
ENCHICO matriculates 305 fresh students
Thursday, November 06 2014

Enchi College of Education (ENCHICO) in the Aowin District of the Western region has matriculated 305 fresh students for 2014/2015 academic year.

KEEA:
Free supplementary school project for pupils in Elmina
Thursday, November 06 2014

A free supplementary school for more than 600 underprivileged pupils in Elmina and its environs in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality was on Tuesday launched by Kingdom Lifestyle Mission (KLM), a United Kingdom based Christian Non- Governmental Organization (NGO).

BONGO:
DCE leads hundreds to mark NSD
Thursday, November 06 2014

The District Chief Executive of Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr. Ayamdor Alexis Adugdaa last Saturday led hundreds of residents in the area on the much-awaited National Sanitation Day (NSD) to clear filth across district.

BODI:
Construction works begin on assembly block
Thursday, November 06 2014

Construction of new assembly complex for the Bodi District Assembly and its decentralized departments has begun.

ASUNAFO N:
Alhaji Doku decries increasing assaults on DCEs
Thursday, November 06 2014

The President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Doku has also made a strong case for MMDCEs to be provided with body guards

HEALTH:
Ebola has orphaned thousands – Mahama
Thursday, November 06 2014

The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President John Dramani Mahama has said the Ebola epidemic has rendered thousands of children in affected countries orphans and has called a discussion on how to halt the spread of the disease.

PARLIAMENT:
Gov’t to spend GHC 1.4 million on each new district
Thursday, November 06 2014

Government is to spend a minimum of GHC 1.4 Million on each of the forty six (46) newly created districts.

SOCIAL:
Cocoa farmers to be educated on weather patterns
Friday, November 07 2014

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has rolled out an initiative aim at monitoring and collecting data on weather patterns to guide farming activities in Ghana’s cocoa growing areas.

SOCIAL:
Conference on Peace, Environment to be held in Accra
Friday, November 07 2014

A two day regional conference on environment and peace will be held in Accra from Thursday November 6, to Friday November 7, 2014 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre.

SUHUM:
Adumasa Community appeals for rehabilitation of roads
Friday, November 07 2014

The chiefs and people of Adumasa in the Suhum Municipality, have asked the Department of Feeder Roads to rehabilitate roads in the municipality, especially those in the remotest areas.

MPOHOR:
Assembly receives funds to begin new projects
Friday, November 07 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Mpohor in the Western Region, Mr. Anthony Bassaw has disclosed that the assembly, through the District Development Facility Assessment has received funds to help kick-start some major development projects in the area.

KMA:
Intensive fire prevention campaign in Ashanti pays off
Friday, November 07 2014

Intensive and sustained fire prevention campaign by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in the Ashanti Region is paying off as both the number of incidents and destruction to property begin to show significant decline.

BUSINESS:
AngloGold Ashanti denies laying off 5,300 workers
Saturday, November 08 2014

Mining firm, AngloGold Ashanti has denied a newspaper report that claimed the company has sacked 5,300 workers and is set to shut down its Obuasi mine on November 14, 2014.

PARLIAMENT:
MPs new China chairs have 2-yr warranty
Saturday, November 08 2014

The Majority Chief Whip of Parliament Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has given the assurance that the new China chairs in the refurbished chamber have a two-year warranty.

NKORANZA:
Quality education requires collaborative effort - Director
Saturday, November 08 2014

Mr. Godfred Axolu, Nkoranza Municipal Director of Education, has said provision of quality education for the youth depended on the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders.

SOCIAL:
Children’s Fund of Canada donates to AGREDS
Sunday, November 09 2014

The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), has presented items worth GH¢ 47,000 to the Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGREDS), an NGO promoting the socio-economic and spiritual needs of communities and individuals.

SOCIAL:
We’ll resist attempts to transfer pension funds-POTAG
Sunday, November 09 2014

The Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) has warned, it will resist any attempt by government to transfer the tier two pension contributions of its members to another trustee.

HEALTH:
Ebola cases fall in Liberia - MSF
Sunday, November 09 2014

The number of Ebola cases is declining in Liberia – the worst affected country – medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has confirmed.

AFIGYA K:
New Police Command at Kodie in the offing
Monday, November 10 2014

A new police command block is to be constructed at Kodie the district capital of the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region.

TAMALE:
Azorka retains N/R NDC chairman position
Monday, November 10 2014

Incumbent Northern Regional Chairman of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Sofo Azorka has retained his position with an overwhelming victory.

SOCIAL:
Labour to abandon negotiations with gov’t
Monday, November 10 2014

The twelve labour unions demanding the payment of their tier two pension contributions are yet to decide on whether to continue negotiations with government.

L M KROBO:
Adenta Presby YPG donates to nectar foundation
Monday, November 10 2014

The Adenta Presbyterian Young People’s Guild (YPG), has donated items worth some thousands of Ghana cedis to the Nectar Foundation, an orphanage home at new Nuaso, Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region.

MPOHOR:
Assembly earmarks projects under DDF
Monday, November 10 2014

The Mpohor District Assembly in the Western Region has earmarked a
number of development projects for a number of communities.

ENERGY:
ECG begins mass disconnection exercise today
Monday, November 10 2014

Several homes and public institutions in the Ashanti region will be plunged in darkness as the Electricity Company of Ghana begins a mass disconnection exercise scheduled Monday morning

BONGO:
District Hospital to get facelift
Monday, November 10 2014

As part of efforts aimed at improving health delivery in the area, the Bongo District Assembly is urgently pulling resource together to help construct a new children’s ward for the District Hospital.

ATEBUBU A:
Schools sensitized on adolescent reproductive health
Wednesday, November 12 2014

Futures Group, a nongovernmental organization has partnered the Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly, District Health and Education Directorates to sensitize over five hundred students on adolescent reproductive health at Atebubu.

AKATSI N:
Ave SHS female football team wins Hogbetsotso gala
Tuesday, November 11 2014

The female football team of the Ave Senior High School in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has won this year’s Hogbetsotso gala competition.

KRACHI W:
NCCE to intensify education on up-coming district level election
Tuesday, November 11 2014

The National Commission for Civic Education in the Krachi West District is to intensify education on the up-coming assembly and unit committee elections. 

MPOHOR:
DCE confident of improving IGF
Tuesday, November 11 2014

District Chief Executive for Mpohor, Anthony Bassaw is optimistic measures instituted to improve the finances of the district assembly would yield positive result very soon.

ATEBUBU A:
150 acquire soap making skills
Tuesday, November 11 2014

Some one hundred and fifty people particularly women drawn from Garadima, Watro and Mem communities have received training in soap making.

HEALTH:
Japan donates Ebola preventive kit to Ghana
Tuesday, November 11 2014

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Monday presented 128 non-contact hand-held thermometers to Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ghana Health Service (GHS) to support the country’s preparedness against the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD).

ECONOMICS:
GNPC reacts: Parliamentary approval needless to secure $700 million loan
Tuesday, November 11 2014

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) says all it requires for a $700 million loan is approval of the Finance Minister, throwing out suggestions the deal must go through Parliament.

EFFUTU:
Assembly completes Ansaful CHPs Compound
Tuesday, November 11 2014

The Effutu Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has completed a new Community-based Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound for residents at Ansaful and its surrounding communities as efforts aimed at improving health delivery.

KETU N:
Volta Region tackles maternal health issues
Wednesday, November 12 2014

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Volta Regional Directorate, in collaboration with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has started a client-centred approach to tackle maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in the Region.

ECONOMICS:
GNPC to issue corporate bonds next year to support operations
Wednesday, November 12 2014

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) would from next year turn to the  international capital market to raise funds.

BIRIM C:
3,900 cocoa farmers receive free fertilizer
Wednesday, November 12 2014

The Akyem  Oda District of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has supplied fertilizers free of charge to about 3,900 cocoa farmers in the area.

NINGO-P:
Sanitation project launched at Ahwiam
Wednesday, November 12 2014

Women of Africa Foundation has launched an environmental sanitation project at Ahwiam in the Ningo-Prampram District to educate the indigenes on waste management, hygiene and health related issues.

SOCIAL:
Don’t omit IMF discussions in 2015 budget – Minority
Thursday, November 13 2014

The Minority in Parliament has cautioned the Finance Minister against publishing the 2015 budget without the implications of the bail out programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

BANK OF GHANA:
Pension funds were not given to Fortiz
Thursday, November 13 2014

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has insisted that no money from the central bank was given to private equity firm, Fortiz in the acquisition of Merchant bank.

EFFUTU:
Assembly yearn to improve sanitation, completes 2 toilet facilities
Thursday, November 13 2014

The Effutu Municipal Assembly in the Central Region, as per its mission to ensure development in the area constructed and handed over two-separate modern 12-seater Water Closet (WC) toilet facilities at Donkonyeamu and Sankor communities to improve sanitation.

TECHIMAN:
Gov’t still eager to eliminate schools under trees-MCE
Friday, November 14 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Techiman Municipal Assembly, Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah has assured residents in the municipality of government resolve to remove all schools under trees.

EJISU J:
Second SPEFA Forum Held at Ejisu
Friday, November 14 2014

To improve local governance, social accountability at the grassroots level, Centre for the Development of people (CEDEP), a non-governmental Organization, last August, 2014, successfully launched and inaugurated Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA), project in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

ASANTE A S:
Teachers receive laptops
Friday, November 14 2014

One hundred and ninety-six basic school teachers in the Asante-Akim South District have been presented with laptop computers as part of the drive to enhance the teaching of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the area.

AFIGYA K:
District to benefit from SIF intervention
Friday, November 14 2014

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has been selected to benefit from a development assistance intervention by the Social Investment Fund (SIF).

SOCIAL:
We won’t scrap LEAP Programme – Gov’t insists
Friday, November 14 2014

Government has defended the relevance of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty Programme (LEAP) which critics say should be abolished.

SOCIAL:
Gender Ministry to pay beneficiaries under LEAP
Friday, November 14 2014

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is to begin payment to more than 77,006 beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty programme (LEAP) from November 17 to November 21.

LADMA:
Assembly holds prioritization forum
Friday, November 14 2014

The Municipal Planning Department of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) has, in line with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) Act 479 held a prioritization forum at La ,Trade Fair in Accra in consultation with stakeholders to prioritize developmental programmes for the municipality.

AKATSI N:
DISEC summons ECG boss over load shedding
Friday, November 14 2014

The Akatsi North District Security Committee (DISEC) has summoned the district manager of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Mr. Mack Ekor to brief it on the load shedding arrangements for the area before, during and after the Christmas and New Year festivities.

ASUNAFO S:
YAF organizes zonal games
Saturday, November 15 2014

The Ahafo Young Adults Fellowship (YAF) of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has jointly organized this year’s Annual Zonal Games at Kukuom in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo to intensify the evangelism drive of the church in order to win more souls for Christ.

EJISU J:
CEDEP Organizes Town Hall Meeting At Ejisu
Saturday, November 15 2014

A Town-Hall meeting organized by Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP), a non-governmental organization, in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality has ended at Ejisu. 

TECHIMAN:
Minister outlines measures to revive poultry industry
Saturday, November 15 2014

Dr. Hanna Bissiw, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture in-charge of Livestock, has assured poultry farmers in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region that Government was introducing measures to revive and make the industry competitive and lucrative for local farmers.

TAMALE:
World Bank donates $156 million dollars towards education
Saturday, November 15 2014

The World Bank has donated $156 million dollars to build 23 new Senior High Schools to improve quality education in the country, Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna, Northern Regional Minister announced on Thursday.

LA-N-M:
Two foot-bridges commissioned for Madina Community
Saturday, November 15 2014

Alhaji Amadu Sorogoh, Member of Parliament for Madina, and Mr Franklin Anku, Municipal Chief Executive of La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly, jointly commissioned two foot-bridges for the Madina Zongo and Babayara communities on Friday.

SECURITY:
GAF need funds urgently – Dr. Kunbuor
Sunday, November 16 2014

The Minister of Defence, Dr Benjamin Kunbuor has appealed to the Ministry of Finance to as a matter of urgency, release funds to solve the numerous challenges facing the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

SOCIAL:
Minister urges restaurants to promote Ghanaian food
Sunday, November 16 2014

Mrs Dzifa Gomeshi, Deputy Minister of Tourism has urged restaurant and hotel operators, to have local dishes on their menu to improve the food culture of Ghanaians.

AMA:
President calls for socio- economic partnership
Sunday, November 16 2014

President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend advocated the building of synergies and partnerships between government and development partners to achieve the socio-economic development of Ghana.

ENERGY:
GRIDCO blames power crisis on erratic gas supply from Nigeria
Monday, November 17 2014

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO) has explained that the erratic power supply to consumers is as a result of the difficulty in getting gas from Nigeria.

ECONOMICS:
2015 budget to be presented on Wednesday
Monday, November 17 2014

The Minister of Finance will on Wednesday, November 19, present to Parliament the budget statement and economic policy for the government for 2015.

HO:
Volta NDC elects new executives
Monday, November 17 2014

Mr. John Kwadwo Gyapong has been elected the new Volta Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

MPOHOR:
8 boreholes,3 institutional latrines completed
Monday, November 17 2014

District Chief Executive of the Mpohor District in the Western Region has pledged the judicious use of resources to positively impact on the lives of the people in the district.

SOCIAL:
Aliu Mahama’s Second Anniversary Begins
Monday, November 17 2014

Activities marking the second anniversary of the former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama have begun in Tamale with a special Quranic recital.

POLITICS:
Maiden Districts League Table performance results ready
Monday, November 17 2014

Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and UNICEF Ghana say the first results of the maiden District League Table (DLT) is ready and due for launching by the Local Government and Rural Development Minister.

SOCIAL:
Tema Port to undergo $1.5 billion expansion
Monday, November 17 2014

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has secured funding for the expansion of the Tema Port.

E MAMPRUSI:
NGO combats maternal mortality
Monday, November 17 2014

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) a faith based NGO has developed a programme aimed at helping to solve maternal and infant mortality in the East Mamprusi district of the Northern Region.

HO:
Youth votes will decide 2016 elections
Monday, November 17 2014

James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive, (DCE), Thursday observed that votes of the youth swinging whichever way would decide the victory in the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana.

S TONGU:
Sogakofe Senior High School faces Challenges
Tuesday, November 18 2014

Authorities at the Sogakofe Senior High School, have called on government and stakeholders to provide a fence to the school land as intruders have attempted to rape girls in their dormitory.

ECONOMICS:
Ghanaians must act together to change economic situation - Duffuor
Tuesday, November 18 2014

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) was officially launched at a press conference in Accra on Monday with a call on Ghanaians to act together to change the country’s economic situation.

SCIENCE:
Gov’t opens one-stop Centre for Agencies
Tuesday, November 18 2014

The National Information Technology Authority (NITA) in collaboration with Huawei Technology, has opened a One-Stop Service Centre (OSSC) in Accra for some selected government agencies.

BIRIM C:
Assembly woos investors
Tuesday, November 18 2014

A total of 155 lockable stores have been constructed at the Akyem Oda main lorry park under a Private Public Partnership (PPP) Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) agreement.

CAPE COAST:
NCCE opens up ‘Project Citizen Ghana’
Tuesday, November 18 2014

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has held a training workshop for Civic Education Club patrons for senior high schools in the Central Region

SISSALA W:
DCE still on the run
Tuesday, November 18 2014

For some time now the Sissala West district of the Upper West is functioning without a substantive district chief executive. The president’s appointee Mr Moses Luri Dramani is on the run and in a hideout as result of demonstration organized by the chiefs and people of the area against his administration last month. The whereabouts of the DCE is becoming an issue as the district is being run solely by the district coordinating director.

BIRIM N:
Newmont secures landfill for district
Tuesday, November 18 2014

Newmont Akyem Mine, a multinational gold mining company, has financed the construction of a sanitary landfill in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region.

S TONGU:
Sogakofe SHS calls for gov’t intervention
Tuesday, November 18 2014

Authorities at the Sogakofe Senior High School, have called on government and stakeholders to provide a fence to the school land as intruders have attempted to rape girls in their dormitory.

SOCIAL:
Group wants negative cultural practices annulled from society
Tuesday, November 18 2014

The Savannah Women Empowerment Group Ghana (SWEGG) is calling on Parliament of Ghana to enact laws that would clearly spell out gender equity and protect the development of women against negative cultural practices.

AFIGYA K:
Minister commissions new educational complex
Tuesday, November 18 2014

The Deputy Minister in charge of Tertiary Education, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, yesterday commissioned an ultra-modern State of the Art Educational Complex at Kodie, the District Capital of Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region.

HEALTH:
Gov’t to introduce cholera vaccines next year
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Government in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced two oral cholera vaccines, next year to fight the yearly cholera pandemic.

POLITICS:
Terkper presents 2015 budget today
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper wihttp://ghanadistricts.com/admin/ru.php?inc=news_addll today present government’s 2015 budget and economic statement to Parliament.

AGONA W:
GES posts teacher to Second Lady assisted ICT
Wednesday, November 19 2014

The Agona West Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has posted an ICT teacher to manage the Lower Bobikuma Second Lady-Assisted ICT Centre which has been abandoned for over one year now.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Official calls for stepping up of vocational training
Wednesday, November 19 2014

An educationist has reiterated the need to fight the notion that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) was the preserve of only males.

AFIGYA K:
work stalls on new admin block
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Construction works on an ongoing administration block for the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has currently stalled due to lack of funds, District Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has revealed.

2015 BUDGET:
Gov’t plans on establishing Ghana Exim Bank
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Government has announced the initiative to establish a Ghana Exim Bank facility in the country.

EJISU J:
GHs6,000 ex-gratia for each assembly member
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Assembly Members at the Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region are to go home with GHs6, 000.00 as ex-gratia.

SPORTS:
Badu captains Black Stars as Jordan returns
Wednesday, November 19 2014

Emmanuel Agyemang Badu leads the Black Stars for their final match against Togo the qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup Nations on Wednesday in Tamale.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t allots Gh₵453m for HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention
Thursday, November 20 2014

The Government of Ghana has allotted, in the 2015 budget, more than Gh₵453m for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.

TECHIMAN N:
Assemblies urged to support physically challenged persons
Thursday, November 20 2014

Mr Joseph Adu-Boampong, the National President of the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD), has called on district and municipal assemblies to support activities of the physically challenged to make them self-reliant.

BUDGET 2015:
Minority walks out as Parliament passes 17.5% petroleum tax
Thursday, November 20 2014

Parliament has passed a bill presented by the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper that will see an imposition of 17.5 percent tax on selected petroleum products.

HO:
Access to toilets in Ghana still low-Minister
Thursday, November 20 2014

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Wednesday expressed exasperation about the rather slow improvement in the access to toilets by citizens across the country.

AGRICULTURE:
Tullow Ghana supports 2014 National Farmer’s Day
Thursday, November 20 2014

Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) has presented GH₵35,000.00 to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture as its support for the 30th edition of the National Farmers Day celebration.

SISSALA W:
DCE remains at post, but barred from Gwollu
Thursday, November 20 2014

The Paramount Chief of Gwollu Traditional Area, Kuori Bukpie Linmann IV has advised the youth in the area to refrain from all manner of violence and use a civilised approach to put accross their grievances.

SOCIAL:
Lorry fares will remain same, despite tax on - Minister
Friday, November 21 2014

Commuters don’t have to worry their heads over a likely increase in transport fares, as a tax has been imposed on petroleum products.

HEALTH:
Gov’t should implement Tobacco Tax Policy - VALD
Friday, November 21 2014

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy.

ECONOMICS:
Trades Ministry clarifies "war on interest rates" report
Friday, November 21 2014

The Ministry of Trades and Industry (MOTI) says it has not "directed" banks to lower interest rates as misreported by some news media.

AGONA E:
President appoints new DCE
Saturday, November 22 2014

The Executives and entire members of the Agona East branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have expressed their deepest appreciation to the President, for appointing Mr. Francis Duodu- Addo, as the new District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East.

ECONOMICS:
IMF welcomes debt sustainability policies in 2015 budget
Saturday, November 22 2014

The International Monetary Fund, (IMF), has welcomed policies initiated in the 2015 budget by the Ghanaian government to reduce the country’s debts and budget deficit.

AGRICULTURE:
URI gets $24m grant to rebuild fisheries in Ghana
Saturday, November 22 2014

The Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island has received a $24-million grant — the largest in the university’s history — to lead a five-year project to rebuild depleted fisheries in Ghana.

AMA:
Property and Street Naming to increase revenue - Dr Vanderpuije
Saturday, November 22 2014

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, says implementation of the street naming and property exercise in the metropolis would enable utility concessionaires to manage their network more effectively and collect revenue.

CAPE C:
Central Region tracking fishermen against Ebola
Saturday, November 22 2014

A surveillance system to track and monitor fisher folks in   Central Region, who fish along Ebola affected countries in West Africa, has been instituted by  Ghana  Health Service (GHS) in collaboration with its partners.

POLITICS:
Kwabena Donkor heads newly created Ministry of Power
Saturday, November 22 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has nominated Dr. Kwabena Donkor, Member of Parliament for Pru East constituency of the Brong-Ahafo Region as Minister for a newly created Ministry of Power. 

AGRICULTURE:
Gov’t to boost food security – Minister
Sunday, November 23 2014

Government has tasked all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Northern Ghana to guarantee that all households have adequate and safe food.

EDUCATION:
Quality education is critical - Ablakwah
Sunday, November 23 2014

Mr. Samuel Ablakwa, a Deputy Minister for Education, has said Ghana needed to invest more in education towards the effective management of national resources.

MAMPONG:
MCE calls for support to implement programmes, policies
Monday, November 24 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Mampong Municipal Assembly, Mohammed Kojo Aboasu has appealed to residents in the municipality to support him and the president John Dramani Mahama to achieve the better Ghana Agenda.

AWUTU S E:
Veep inspects Kasoa, Krokrobite by-pass
Monday, November 24 2014

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has inspected works on the 24 kilometer Kasoa, Tuba, Kokrobite and Old Barrier by-pass.

ASIKUMA:
Gov’t is committed to providing quality education - Veep
Monday, November 24 2014

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has given the assurance that despite the country’s economic challenges government is committed to providing quality education for the people.

ASOKORE M:
40 people receive training in soap making
Monday, November 24 2014

The Asokore Mampong office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) supported by the Rural Enterprises Programme and the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has trained some selected persons in soap making.

JOMORO:
People must invest in toilet facilities - DCE
Monday, November 24 2014

Mr Sylvester Daddieh, Jomoro District Chief Executive, said it was time people invested in building toilet facilities to improve sanitation in the country.

DORMAA:
Assembly commissions street lights at Dormaa
Monday, November 24 2014

A street lightening project in Dormaa Ahenkro, the municipal capital of the Dormaa Municipal Assembly has been commissioned.

ENERGY:
Ghana Gas readies to pump 30 million cubic feet of gas to VRA
Monday, November 24 2014

Power producer, Volta River Authority (VRA), is expected to receive gas in the coming days from the Atuabo Gas Processing plant as the Ghana National Gas Company nears commissioning.

WA:
Minister advises Nimoro, Fielmuo communities to seek peace
Monday, November 24 2014

Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister, has urged the people of Nimoro and Fielmuo communities in the Sissala West District, to seek peace at all times and co-exist peacefully.

AMANSIE W:
Manso-Adubia Health Centre gets new ward
Monday, November 24 2014

A 16-bed medical ward, funded by Dr. Kofi Osei-Afoakwa, a retired accountant at the University of Mines, has been commissioned at the Manso-Adubia Health Center.

KRACHI N:
Gov’t will not renege on its promises
Monday, November 24 2014

Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Volta Regional Minister, at the weekend, re-assured people in the region that government would not renege on its campaign promises to them.

AFIGYA K:
Afigya-Kwabre steps up education development effort
Tuesday, November 25 2014

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has scaled up its education development effort - providing senior high schools (SHS) in the area with the needed structures for effective academic work.

SOCIAL:
Don’t pay workers who go on strike – MMDCEs tell gov’t
Tuesday, November 25 2014

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) are calling for an amendment of the Labour Act to make provisions for the withholding of salaries of government workers who go on strike.

GA W:
Three cars involved in accident at John Teye ACP U-turn
Tuesday, November 25 2014

A number of people have sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving three cars at John Teye- ACP U-turn in the Ga West Municipality this morning.

AKATSI N:
DCE urges Catholic Church to invest in energy sector
Tuesday, November 25 2014

The Roman Catholic Church and other religious bodies in the country have been urged to explore the energy and waste management and sanitation sectors in the country.

DORMAA:
40-bed children’s ward to promote health tourism
Tuesday, November 25 2014

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly as part of its health infrastructure improvement drive is constructing children’s ward at the Presbyterian Hospital at Dormaa Ahenkro.

KWABRE E:
To lead is to serve – Rev. Fr. Atta-Messiah tells traditional leaders
Tuesday, November 25 2014

The Parish Priest of St. Joseph Catholic Church Mamponteng, in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, Rev.Fr. Dr. Paul Atta-Nsiah has urged traditional rulers in the country to be moved by love and honesty for their neighbours and their country as they lead to serve.

NADOWLI:
Small Town Water System for Sombo, Nator
Wednesday, November 26 2014

Residents of Sombo and Nator in the Nadowli Kaleo District in the Upper West Region will soon be relieved of their water challenges following measures to increase water supply in the two communities.

DORMAA:
Assembly commissions new classroom block for Islamic JHS
Wednesday, November 26 2014

A three unit classroom block for the Islamic Junior High School in the Dormaa Ahenkro has been commissioned.

COCAINE SAGA:
Minority threaten to ‘reveal’ more
Wednesday, November 26 2014

The Minority in Parliament will hold a press conference on Wednesday to address issues surrounding the cocaine scandal.

SOCIAL:
MMDAs must work harder — Nii Afotey Agbo
Wednesday, November 26 2014

The Greater Accra Regional Minister,Nii Afotey Agbo, has observed that late submission of medium term development plans of Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies (MMDAs) was adversely affecting the preparation of government plans projected for 2014-2017.

ACCRA:
NALAG launches celebration week
Wednesday, November 26 2014

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is launching its maiden Week Celebration today to enable it critically assess their roles and performance in the whole decentralization process.

ATEBUBU:
Forum on adolescent reproductive health held
Thursday, November 27 2014

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project under the auspices of the Futures Group a nongovernmental organization has held a stakeholder’s forum in Atebubu to sensitize various groups on adolescent reproductive health with emphasis on teenage pregnancy.

ASUNAFO S:
Assembly exceeds revenue target
Thursday, November 27 2014

The Asunafo South District this year exceeded its   internally generated revenue mobilization target of GHC 192,000.00 by recording an amount of GHC 211,119.38 representing 110 per cent, as at the end of October 2014.

SOCIAL:
GIMPA honours Mills with Law and Governance Centre
Thursday, November 27 2014

President John Mahama has inaugurated the John Evans Atta Mills Centre for Law and Governance at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

SOCIAL:
Wean yourself from Common Fund by 2020- Eric Osae
Thursday, November 27 2014

A Local Government Expert, Eric Osae Oduro has chided MMDA’s for their inefficiencies in maximizing Internally Generated Funds in their various jurisdictions.

POLITICS:
NALAG Women reaffirms support for increase women’s leadership
Friday, November 28 2014

The women caucus of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana, (NALAG) has reaffirmed their support for the creation of platform for supporting and increasing women’s leadership at the local level.

SOCIAL:
NSS personnel to be paid through E-zwich from 2015
Friday, November 28 2014

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has announced changes in the mode of payment of allowances for National Service Personnel.

ASUNAFO S:
7 cholera cases recorded
Friday, November 28 2014

The Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo has recorded seven (7) suspected cases of cholera in one month.

MAMPONG:
Three communities get toilet facilities
Friday, November 28 2014

The Asante Mampong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region continues to give meaning to call for improved sanitation in the municipality with provision of facilities to enhance the sanitation drive.

SOCIAL:
Encourage young ladies to vie political positions- Rachel Opoku
Friday, November 28 2014

The Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central, Hon. Rachel Opoku Agyemang has urged women holding political and civil service positions to encourage and support young ladies to compete for similar positions, adding that that is the only way to increase women leadership in the country.

EFFUTU:
MCE soon to occupy new bungalow
Friday, November 28 2014

Accommodation for the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Effutu Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has finally reached its completion with only few works left to be done, it has been revealed.

NANDOM:
30 women trained on tye & dye making
Friday, November 28 2014

As part of efforts aimed at improving livelihood in the area, about thirty women at Nandom in the Upper West Region have undergone training on how to manufacture batik, tye & dye clothing.

BIA W:
Assembly targets GHs307, 500.00 IGF in 2015
Saturday, November 29 2014

Assembly Members at the BIA West District Assembly in the Western Region have unanimously approved composite budget for 2015.

ZABZUGU:
Assembly awards projects under DDF
Saturday, November 29 2014

The Zabzugu District Assembly has awarded contracts for the construction of three-unit classroom-block each at Zabzugu Senior High School and Woribogu D/A Primary School, from its share of the 2011 District Development Facility (DDF).

HEALTH:
Govt approves insurance package for Ebola managers
Saturday, November 29 2014

The Government has approved an insurance package for health workers who would be directly involved in managing Ebola cases in the event of an outbreak, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister, has said.

POLITICS:
2015 Budget holds great prospects- ’Sharia MP’
Sunday, November 30 2014

The Member of Parliament for Daboya/Mankarigu constituency, Baani Abudu Nelson says the 2015 Budget and Economic Policy will be a springboard to Ghana’s economic prosperity.

OBUASI:
AGA hospital faces water problem
Sunday, November 30 2014

The AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mines Jimi water pumping station near Akrofuom has been attacked by some unsuspecting criminals forcing water shortage to the company’s hospital and some Obuasi communities.

SOCIAL:
Local Government Ministry promotes campaign
Sunday, November 30 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is to partner public and private institutions to increase the public awareness on the National Sanitation Day (NSD) Campaign set for first Saturday of every month.

NEW JUABEN:
176 students enrolled at Nursing and Midwifery Training School
Sunday, November 30 2014

The Koforidua Nursing and Midwifery Training College admitted a total of 176 new students this academic year.