AKATSI N:
Ave–Havi celebrates Hogbetsotso in about 26 years
Monday, November 02 2015

The chiefs and people of Ave-Havi in the Akatsi North District have celebrated a mini-Hogbetsotso festival for the first time in about 26 years.

N JUABEN:
Let’s fulfill our tax obligation
Monday, November 02 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly; Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong has urged citizens in the municipality to fulfill their tax obligations so as to enable the assembly achieve its core mandate. 

AMENFI C:
Assembly to improve potable water supply
Monday, November 02 2015

The Amenfi Central District Assembly has taken a giant step to improve potable water supply in ten communities in the area.

OFFINSO M:
3-unit classroom blk for "Abofour-Camp" community
Monday, November 02 2015

Pupils and teachers of Abofour-Camp in the Offinso Municipality in the Ashanti Region have been provided with a three unit classroom to improve teaching and learning.

SOCIAL:
Judicial service staff begin strike
Monday, November 02 2015

Staff of Ghana’s Judicial Service have begun the first phase of their strike action today.

HOHOE:
EP SHS takes delivery of new Girls’ dorm
Monday, November 02 2015

Students of Hohoe EP Senior High School (SHS) have had their accommodation condition improved as the assembly has completed a new Girls’ dormitory block for the school.

AWUTU S E:
Assembly approves 2016 Budget
Monday, November 02 2015

The Awutu-Senya East Municipal Assembly has approved the 2016 Composite Budget for the municipality after lengthy deliberations on the subject matter.

SOCIAL:
NDC primaries postponed to November 21
Monday, November 02 2015

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), has postponed its primaries which was slated for November 7 to November 21, 2015.

Kumawu
Assembly fails to elect PM
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly yesterday failed to elect a presiding member after a grueling four rounds of voting.

SOCIAL:
NSS personnel start receiving allowances
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Management of the National Service Scheme says it has begun payment of allowances to the 2015/2016 national service personnel.

SOCIAL:
Over 18,000 Driving Licences ready
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Accra Regional office of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has started sorting out 18,555 licences for distribution to their owners.

HO WEST:
Ghanaians urged to switch from wood fuel to LPG
Tuesday, November 03 2015

Ghanaians have been advised to switch off from wood fuel to LPG for cooking as governments continues to address the challenges associated with the use of solid fuels.

ATEBUBU:
Chief provides community with new sch block
Tuesday, November 03 2015

Nana Owusu Achiaw I, Ntontosohene of the Asante Mampong traditional area has provided a 3 unit classroom block with other ancillary facilities like an office and stores for the people of Sanwakyi-Afrefreso in the Atebubu-Amantin district of the Brong Ahafo region.

KINTAMPO S:
Assembly constructs pavilions for Porto KG
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Kintampo South District Assembly with funding from the District Assembly Common fund (DACF) has put up a temporal pavilion to help improve education in the district.

EDUCATION:
Don’t blame us for influx of fake teachers – GES
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Education Service, Rev. Jonathan Bettey has said the service should not be blamed for fake teachers in the education sector.

WA M:
MCE commissions T.I Ahmadiyya borehole project
Tuesday, November 03 2015

The Wa Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Issahaku Nuhu Putiaha has commissioned a mechanized borehole for teachers and pupils of the T.I Ahmadiyya Junior High School (JHS).

KUMAWU:
Fusein Donkor holds additional responsibility as DCE
Tuesday, November 03 2015

Hon Fusein Donkor, the District Chief Executive for Sekyere Afram Plains now holds additional responsibility as the acting DCE for the Sekyere Kumawu District.

ATEBUBU:
Philantrophist provides 3 unit school block for Sanwakyi-Afrefreso
Wednesday, November 04 2015

Nana Owusu Achiaw I, Ntontosohene of the Asante Mampong traditional area has provided a 3 unit classroom block with other ancillary facilities like an office and stores for the people of Sanwakyi-Afrefreso in the Atebubu-Amantin district of the Brong Ahafo region.

KUMAWU:
Kumawuman rural bank makes strides
Wednesday, November 04 2015

The Kumawuman Rural Bank, once again, consolidated its strength in profitability and recorded an appreciable annual operating profit after tax of GHc864,587 as compared to GH¢854,477 realised in 2013.

TANO S:
DCE commends MP for developmental projects
Wednesday, November 04 2015

The District Chief Executive for the Tano South District, Mr. Bukari Zakari Anaba has commended the Member of Parliament for the area Dr. Hannah Louisa Bissiw for her impressive contributions towards the development of education in the district.

Akatsi North
approves 2016 composite budget, targets 126,443 IGF
Wednesday, November 04 2015

Assembly Members in the Akatsi North District at the first ordinary meeting of the first session of the second assembly approved the budget estimate and fee fixing resolution for the 2016 fiscal year to help them meet the development needs of their communities.

Kumawu
Assembly fails again to elect PM
Wednesday, November 04 2015

The Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has failed for the second time to elect a Presiding Member (PM).

TUC to PURC:
Don’t increase utility tariffs until…
Wednesday, November 04 2015

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is asking the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to defer moves to increase utility tariffs in the country.

MPOHOR:
Govt constructs CHPS compound for Obrayebona
Wednesday, November 04 2015

A Community Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound is being built for the people of Obrayebona, a community in the Mpohor District to cater for their health needs and make it easier for them to receive medical care.

NKWANTA N:
Assembly yearns to improve BECE performance
Wednesday, November 04 2015

In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the district, the Nkwanta North District Assembly has formed a District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) to prepare students before examinations.

NKWANTA S:
Suspected killers of Nkwanta South DCE to face prosecution
Wednesday, November 04 2015

Persons arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of the former District Chief Executive for Nkwanta South in the Volta region, Peter Kojo Kenyenso, are said to be facing prosecution by the state.

SOCIAL:
Mahama to commission Job 600 on Friday
Wednesday, November 04 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will this Friday commission the Job 600 office complex for Members of Parliament. The official ceremony will bring to an end, works on the 50-year old structure which is aimed at bringing efficiency to the work of MPs.

EDUCATION:
404,800 BECE students placed in Senior High Schools
Thursday, November 05 2015

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has asked all heads of schools to ensure no student on their schools’ placement list under the 2015 Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) is denied admission.

ASHAIMAN:
Work hard to improve lives – MCE urges
Thursday, November 05 2015

Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ashaiman, has urged the newly constituted assembly to work assiduously to improve the lives of the people.

EDUCATION:
Ministry threaten to sack heads of schools over SHS admission
Thursday, November 05 2015

The Ministry of Education has threatened to sanction all heads of schools who refuse to admit students legally posted to their institutions for Senior High School (SHS) admissions.

WA M:
MCE provides youth with tricycles
Thursday, November 05 2015

The Wa Municipal assembly in the Upper West Region has supported some youth in the municipality with tricycles.

HOHOE:
"Gbledi Gbogame" ICT center nears completion
Thursday, November 05 2015

Work on a multi-purpose Information and Communication Technology (ICT) center at Gbledi Gbogame, a community in the Hohoe Municipality is close to completion, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the area, Dr. Mrs. Margaret Kweku has disclosed.

ASIKUMA:
Assembly completes Breman Adumanu sch blk
Thursday, November 05 2015

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for Breman Adumanu, a community in the district, as the assembly maps up strategy to improve teaching and learning.

SOCIAL:
A-G orders DVLA to cancel contract with Foto-X
Thursday, November 05 2015

The Attorney-General’s Department has directed the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, DVAL to terminate its contract with Foto-X Limited.

SOCIAL:
Mahama promises to improve Bawku roads
Friday, November 06 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has assured the chiefs and people of the Upper East Region of government’s commitment to developing the road network in the area.

EDUCATION:
Ministry of Education investigates CSSPS infiltration
Friday, November 06 2015

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has launched investigations into reports that some students who were placed at various institutions such as the Wesley Girls High School (WGHS) have been denied admission because of lack of accommodation facilities.

SOCIAL:
Job 600 to be commissioned today
Friday, November 06 2015

Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama is today expected to commission the Job 600 office complex to be used by Members of Parliament as permanent offices.

AMENFI C:
work on Wassa Bekwai CHPs 45 percent complete
Friday, November 06 2015

The Amenfi Central District Assembly is building a new Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at Wassa Bekwai, a cocoa growing community to provide the people with access to quality healthcare.

JASIKAN:
Assembly retains Nana Akuamoah VIII as PM
Friday, November 06 2015

The Jasikan District Assembly in the Volta Region has on three consecutive occasions elected Nana Opraw Akuamoah VIII as Presiding Member to help steer the affairs of the assembly.

ENERGY:
Fuel stations selling adulterated products to be locked up – NPA
Friday, November 06 2015

Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) Moses Asaga has warned oil marketing companies who adulterate their products they will have their fuel stations closed down.

KRACHI W:
DCE urges communities to undertake self-supported projects
Friday, November 06 2015

The District Chief Executive for Krachi West, Mr. Moses Kwame Ponye has disclosed the assembly’s position to offer support to communities who begin work on self-suported projects in the area.

SOCIAL:
IMF satisfied with Ghana’s performance
Friday, November 06 2015

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed satisfaction with Ghana’s performance on its programme with the fund, saying: “Implementation of the programme has so far been satisfactory, with all end-August 2015 performance criteria met.”

SOCIAL:
Gov’t moves to pay debts owed BDCs – Vice
Saturday, November 07 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has revealed that the government will be paying all outstanding debts owed the Bulk Oil Distribution Companies soon.

TANO S:
DCE appeals for Rural Fire Training School
Saturday, November 07 2015

Mr. Zakari Bukari Anaba, the Tano South District Chief Executive, has called for the establishment of a Rural Fire Training School in the District.

AKYEMANSA:
Decisions of assemblies should reach citizens - DCE
Saturday, November 07 2015

The members of the Akyemansa District Assembly, in the Eastern Region have been called upon to ensure that every decision taken in the house reaches the people.

TANO S:
Omanhene calls for infrastructure to support development agenda
Sunday, November 08 2015

The Omanhene of Bechem Traditional Area, Nana Fosu Gyeabour Akoto II has reminded Authorities at the Tano South District Assembly of the need to ensure the development of the needed infrastructure to support the course of the district’s development agenda.

Bosome
Freho Assembly Elects A Presiding Member.
Sunday, November 08 2015

The Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region on Wednesday successfully elected a new Presiding Member for the assembly for the next years after the Assembly had failed to break the deadlock in unsuccessful attempts a few weeks after its inauguration.

KPONE K:
Regional Minister joins KKDA to inaugurate projects
Sunday, November 08 2015

Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, the Greater Accra Regional Minister says he is committed to providing development projects to his constituents on a sustained basis to improve their socio-economic well-being.

AMA:
AMA inaugurates borehole for residents at Korle Gonno
Sunday, November 08 2015

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has inaugurated a 1,500-litre capacity mechanised borehole at the cost of GH¢35,000 for the people of Korle Gonno in the Ablekuma South District.

AKATSI N:
22 communities to benefit from rural electrification
Sunday, November 08 2015

Assembly members in the Akatsi North District were welcomed to the first ordinary meeting of the first session of the second assembly with exciting news of the selection of 22 communities in the district to be connected to the national electricity grid.

BONGO:
Gender Ministry deepens campaign to end sexual violence in Bongo
Sunday, November 08 2015

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in partnership with the Danish Development Assistance to Ghana (DANIDA), have successfully completed a two-day community durbar on ending gender-based violence in the Bongo district of the Upper East Region.

BAWKU:
Bagre Dam spillage: Famine hits 6000 residents in Bawku
Monday, November 09 2015

Some 6000 residents of Bawku West in the Upper East region are in dire need of food.

SOCIAL:
Local Government Minister joins two assemblies in clean-up exercise
Monday, November 09 2015

Alhaji Collins Dauda, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Saturday joined the people of Gbetseli and Tema for a clean-up exercise.

NKWANTA S:
Fiagazi succeeds four rounds PM elections
Monday, November 09 2015

After four rounds elections has failed to elect a new Presiding Member (PM), a recent election, held by the Nkwanta South District Assembly, Tuesday has produced a new PM.

Bosome Freho
approves budget estimates for 2016 fiscal year
Monday, November 09 2015

The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho, Hon. Kwame Adarkwa has called on assembly members to assist management of the Assembly to find new ways of generating revenue instead of the over-reliance on the District Assemblies’ Fund whose disbursement often takes a long time to come.

KETU N:
Rehabilitation of Afife Police Station to start soon
Monday, November 09 2015

The work of the police in the Afife area in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region is to be enhanced as the assembly has initiated plans to give them a befitting working environment.

KKDA:
Assembly approves 2016 composite budget
Monday, November 09 2015

The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly has discussed and approved its revenue and expenditure projection under its 2016 composite budget.

DORMAA:
Assembly completes 48 lockable stores
Monday, November 09 2015

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly has completed work on 48 lockable market stores in the Dormaa Ahenkro municipality to help improve socio-economic activities in the area.

ENERGY:
Power Barge now in Tunisia; likely to arrive on Dec 17
Monday, November 09 2015

The Power Barge sailing from Turkey to Ghana has now reached Tunisia, off the coast of Malta, StarrFMonline.com has learnt.

SECURITY:
Kudalor appointed Inspector General of Police
Monday, November 09 2015

President John Mahama has appointed COP John Kudalor as acting Inspector General of Police.

AOWIN:
Enchico matriculates fresh students; starts new programme
Tuesday, November 10 2015

A matriculation ceremony for fresh students for the 2015/2016 academic year has been held at the Enchi College of Education (ENCHICO) in Aowin District of the Western region.

BOSOME F:
Small scale enterprises attend business workshop at Asiwa
Tuesday, November 10 2015

A consultative business workshop aimed at sensitizing artisans and small scale industries in the Bosome Freho District of the Ashanti Region has ended at Asiwa, the district capital.

ASUNAFO S:
Contractor hands over 6-unit stores to assembly
Tuesday, November 10 2015

The Contractor  Kwabena Esandor Ltd, a Kumasi based contractor has handed over a 1No. 6-unit lockable stores of the Kukuom Central Market to the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo.

KWAHU A P:
National Sanitation Day marked at Ntonaboma
Tuesday, November 10 2015

This month’s National Sanitation Day Exercise in the Kwahu Afram Plains North District has been held at Ntonaboma , a farming and fishing community in the district.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly office project would commence in 2016 - MCE
Tuesday, November 10 2015

Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ashaiman, has announced that the Assembly office complex would commence in 2016.

N DAYI:
Pencils of Promise supports community with school block
Tuesday, November 10 2015

Pencils of Promise, a non-governmental organisation with support from the North Dayi District Assembly, is putting up a modern Kindergarten (KG) school block for the pupils of Tsrukpe Tota.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to provide temporary structures for schools facing admission challenges
Tuesday, November 10 2015

The government is providing temporary structures for schools facing admission challenges to enable them to admit students who have been placed by the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) in those schools.

NKWANTA S:
3 communities benefits from classroom blks
Tuesday, November 10 2015

The Nkwanta South District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for three basic schools to help improve teaching and learning in the area.

SOCIAL:
Mahama jets off to France; meets Hollande over climate change
Tuesday, November 10 2015

President John Mahama is in Paris, France, for a meeting with the French President, Francois Hollande on Climate Change and an Electrification for Africa Project.

TECHIMAN:
500 elderly registered for NHIS, Eban card
Wednesday, November 11 2015

A total of 500 elderly persons in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have been registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and Eban card by the Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry.

AKATSI N:
About 700 people to benefit from GSOP project
Wednesday, November 11 2015

Some two hundred individuals are to benefit from the Ghana Social Opportunities Project in theAkatsi North District.

ASUNAFO S:
NGO to increase access to adolescent reproductive health services
Wednesday, November 11 2015

As part of effort to increased access to Adolescent Reproductive Health Services in the Brong Ahafo region, Institute of Social Research and Development (ISRAD) a local NGO with financial support from UKAid has organized a day’s stakeholder’s forum at Kukuom in the Asunafo South District.

AGONA E:
DCE confident of improved sanitation with intense sensitization
Wednesday, November 11 2015

The Agona East District Chief Executive, Mr. Francis Duodo Addo is confident that sensitizing the citizen to take partial responsibility for the waste they generate would go a long way to rid the environment of filth.

HEALTH:
FDA clears Palm oil from Kade
Wednesday, November 11 2015

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has given the green light for the sale of some quantities of palm oil following new laboratory tests.

AMENFI C:
Chira-Nkwanta classroom to complete soon
Wednesday, November 11 2015

The Amenfi Central District Assembly has step up move to complete an ongoing modern primary school project for the people of Chira-Nkwanta, as the assembly yearns to improve teaching and learning in the area.

SPORTS:
First Capital Plus suspends Ghana league sponsorship
Wednesday, November 11 2015

President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that the partnership of his outfit and the major sponsor of the premier league, First Capital Plus Bank, have been put on hold until further notice.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to pay GHs 296m owed road contractors by end of year
Wednesday, November 11 2015

Government has promised it will clear all debts owed road contractors by close of the year. Government says it owes the contractors over two hundred and ninety six million cedis as at September 2015.

SOCIAL:
Lure investors to power sector with good policies – Mahama
Wednesday, November 11 2015

President John Mahama has urged African leaders to create a favorable environment for the private sector to invest in the power sector on the African continent.

EDUCATION:
Ministry denies blowing USD40m on dictionaries
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Education Ministry has described as mischievous a publication suggesting that it has spent 40 million dollars on the procurement of dictionaries.

SHAMA:
Assembly mobilizes over GHs 287,000.00
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Shama District Assembly has from January to September this year mobilized GH¢287, 092.23, representing 64.33 percent out of its budget of GH¢446,255.00 from its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

NKWANTA S:
Govt constructs CHPS compound for Danikope
Thursday, November 12 2015

Govt through the Nkwanta South District Assembly has completed another Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound for residents of Danikope, a community in the district.

ECONOMIC:
Minister of Finance presents 2016 budget to Parliament tomorrow
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Minister of Finance, Mr. Seth Terkper will Friday present the 2016 Budget and Financial Statement of the government to Parliament.

SUAMAN:
Frank Agyeman elected PM
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Suaman District Assembly has elected Frank Agyeman as the Presiding Member (PM)  of the Assembly for a four year term.

ATEBUBU:
Ghana adolescent reproductive health project trains peer educators
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has held a 3 day training programme for 100 peer educators from 20 schools in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.

WENCHI:
MCE inaugurates Education Endowment Fund
Thursday, November 12 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region, Alhaji Hakibu Dauda has underscored the need for assemblies to commit financial resources into improving educational infrstructure since education, he noted is the bedrock to nation building.

SOCIAL:
Migration not new to Africa – Mahama
Thursday, November 12 2015

President John Mahama on Wednesday participated in a Summit on Migration in the Maltese city of Valletta.

SOCIAL:
Seth Terkper presents 2016 budget today
Friday, November 13 2015

Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, will today appear before Parliament to present the 2016 budget and economic policy statement.

BAWKU:
Absence of women in MMDAs hinders quality administration - Assemblyman
Friday, November 13 2015

Mr Saani Musah Imoro, Assemblyman for Daduri electoral area in the Bawku Municipality of the Upper East Region has observed that the absence of women in some Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) would have a negative effect on quality administration.

JASIKAN:
work on new Lorry Park progressing steadily
Friday, November 13 2015

Construction work on the Jasikan Main Lorry station aimed at improving transportation in the area is progressing steadily, Mr. Killian Abrampah Kwame, District Chief Executive, has said.

Asokore Mampong
Assembly holds special assembly meeting
Friday, November 13 2015

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly held a special assembly meeting on the 10th of November, 2015 to deliberate and approve on its annual budget for the year 2016.

N JUABEN:
Arrest those who flout on sanitation laws
Friday, November 13 2015

The Chief of Korley NKwanta Nene Dade Mantse Kofi Boateng I, has appealed to the government to speed-up the implementation of sanitation laws that will see to the arrest of every citizenry who will flout on sanitation exercises. 

BOSOME F:
Farmers’ Day committee inaugurated at Bosome Freho District
Friday, November 13 2015

As part of efforts to ensure that farmers contribution to nation building is recognized in the Bosome Freho District, a five-member committee has been inaugurated by the District Chief Executive for the area Mr. Kwame Adarkwa to monitor the activities of farmers in the district to have a fair knowledge in selecting the best farmer and other awards winner in the district.

ATEBUBU:
Ghana adolescent reproductive health project trains peer educators
Friday, November 13 2015

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has held a 3 day training programme for 100 peer educators from 20 schools in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.

GA CENTRAL:
Assembly completes two major projects
Friday, November 13 2015

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has inaugurated facilities aimed at improving the health and education of the people.

ECONOMIC:
Govt secures funding for free SHS - Terkper
Friday, November 13 2015

The government of Ghana has secured funding for 320, 488 day students to commence the free SHS programme, the Finance Minister Seth Terkper has revealed.

Asokore Mampong
Assembly commissions Ansarul Sunna School Sawaba
Monday, November 16 2015

The majority chief whip and Member of Parliament for the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Hon Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka has cut the sod for the commissioning of the Ansarul Sunna School at Sawaba a suburb in the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly.

SOCIAL:
Mahama condemns terrorist attacks in France
Saturday, November 14 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has condemned the terrorist attacks across Paris and expressed his condolences to President Francois Hollande and the people of France.

SOCIAL:
IEA hails decision to abolish EC’s ‘strong room
Saturday, November 14 2015

The Institute of Economic Affairs has welcomed a decision adopted by the Electoral commission to abolish the strong room during elections.

CAPE C:
Coordinating directors cannot escape blame for failures- Veep
Saturday, November 14 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has warned coordinating directors at the district assemblies that they cannot escape blame for administrative failures.

AKATSI N:
About 2000 dual desks under construction for basic schools
Monday, November 16 2015

As authorities in the Akatsi North District continue working towards the target of 100 percent elimination of schools under trees by 2016, they have not lost sight of other areas of education that equally need attention as far as improvement in education is concerned.

SOCIAL:
751 ‘witches’ put on LEAP project
Sunday, November 15 2015

The government of Ghana has placed a total of 751 persons in Witches Camps on the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme.

INTERNATIONAL:
Kofi Annan condemns Paris attacks
Sunday, November 15 2015

Former Secretary General  of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan, has described the attacks in Paris as attacks on those who stand for tolerance over blind hatred.

AGRICULTURE:
Locally grown rice needs aggressive marketing - Angela Dannson
Monday, November 16 2015

Mrs Angela Dannson, Director, Projects Coordination Unit of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has encouraged stakeholders in the rice value chain to aggressively market rice produced in Ghana.

EDUCATION:
Polytechnic education not for mediocre minds - Ho Poly rector
Monday, November 16 2015

The rector of Ho Polytechnic, Prof. Emmanuel Kojo Sakyi has underscored the important role polytechnic education plays in the development of competent human resource base for the country and urged young people desirous of acquiring tertiary education to consider the polytechnic education as an equal choice.

GA CENTRAL:
Assembly completes two major projects
Monday, November 16 2015

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has inaugurated facilities aimed at fostering the health and education of the people.

KPONE K:
Anthony Nukpenu elected PM
Monday, November 16 2015

The Kpone Katamanso District Assembly has elected Mr. Anthony Nukpenu, Assembly Member for Kakasunanka Electoral Area as Presiding Member (PM)  of the Assembly for a four year term.

AMENFI C:
Assembly completes 10 boreholes
Monday, November 16 2015

The Amenfi Central District Assembly in the Western Region has constructed ten (10) boreholes in deprived communities in the area.

SECURITY:
2.3m weapons circulating in Ghana
Tuesday, November 17 2015

The Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons has disclosed that preliminary investigations conducted by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training center on behalf of the commission indicates that there are 2.3 million weapons in circulation in Ghana.

SOCIAL:
I won’t be distracted by insults - President Mahama
Tuesday, November 17 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has condemned the opposition for, according to him, masterminding the hurling of “personal invectives and insults” against him

BOSOME F:
Public participation needed in fixing Assembly’s planning and budget
Tuesday, November 17 2015

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) have been urged to create more space for active public participation in the fixing of their budgets.

ASOKORE M:
Housing Ministry hands over affordable housing project to SSNIT
Tuesday, November 17 2015

The Ministry of Water Resource, Works and Housing led by the sector minister, Dr Kweku Agyemang Mensah has handed over the Asokore Mampong Affordable Housing Project to the Management of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)  for completion.

N JUABEN:
Our palm oil is safe for consumption - market women assures consumers
Tuesday, November 17 2015

Despite the recent hitches in the adulterated palm oil saga, palm oil sellers in the Koforidua Central Business Town in the New Juaben Municipality still holds the view that their products are of good quality and safe for public consumption. 

GA CENTRAL:
Assembly to pull down illegal structures
Tuesday, November 17 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ga Central in the Greater Accra region, Mr. Aristo Aryee has cautioned residents to seek permit from the appropriate institutions before putting up their structures.

Tano South
District fire station inaugurated
Tuesday, November 17 2015

An official inauguration of the Tano South District Command of the Ghana National Fire Service has taken place at Bechem, the district capital.

UPPER DENKYIRA E:
MCE commissions 3 water projects
Tuesday, November 17 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Upper Denkyira East in the Central Region, Mrs. Emelia Ankomah, has commissioned three water projects under the Small Town Water project in some selected communities in the municipality.

JASIKAN:
First Lady donates to Jasikan District Hospital
Tuesday, November 17 2015

Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama has presented an X-ray machine to help in the diagnosis of all kinds of ailments at the Jasikan District Hospital in the Volta Region.

EDUCATION:
Terkper plans USD750m Eurobond next year
Wednesday, November 18 2015

Finance Minster, Seth Terkper has hinted that government will next year sell a USD750 million Eurobond to finance its budget deficit, as access to non-concessional loans and donor flows begin to dry up.

EDUCATION:
CSSPS begins mopping up exercise for unplaced BECE candidates
Wednesday, November 18 2015


The Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) has begun a mopping up exercise to place Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates who are yet to be placed into senior high schools (SHSs) and technical institutes (TIs).

TANO S:
Bechem residents offered free breast and prostate cancer screening
Wednesday, November 18 2015

As part of the activities marking the celebration of the Adekyem festival of the chiefs and people of Bechem Traditional Council, a free Breast and Prostate Cancer screening has been held at Bechem, the Traditional capital.

SOCIAL:
Prez. Mahama begins two-day Volta tour today
Wednesday, November 18 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will today commission one of the Community Day Senior High Schools in the Nkwanta South as he begin his two-today visit to the Volta Region.  

NZEMA E:
Tullow Ghana presents GHs 378, 000, 00 to support education
Wednesday, November 18 2015

Tullow Ghana, a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company has supported the Axim Educational Development Trust fund with an amount of GHs 378, 000, 00, as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.

HO WEST:
Assembly completes Dzolo Kpuita court building
Wednesday, November 18 2015

The Ho West District Assembly has built a new magistrate court for Dzolo Kpuita, a community in the district.

NKWANTA S:
President commissions Nkwanta Day SHS
Wednesday, November 18 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has today commissioned the third Community Day Senior High School at Nkwanta in the Nkwanta South District of the Volta Region.

SECURITY:
Police deploy 7,000 personnel for NDC primaries
Thursday, November 19 2015

The Ghana Police Service has given the assurance that adequate measures have been put in place to ensure maximum security during Saturday’s parliamentary and presidential primaries of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).

BUILSA N:
“Yisobsa” Dam to be rehabilitated
Thursday, November 19 2015

The Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region is developing strategies to help improve agricultural activities as it resolve to rehabilitate the Yisobsa Dam.

KINTAMPO M:
Assembly completes Mansra CHPs compound
Thursday, November 19 2015

A new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound has been constructed at “Mansra” in the Kintampo Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region to help promote access to quality healthcare.

SEKYERE A P:
500 dual desks to be distributed
Thursday, November 19 2015

As part of efforts to improve teaching and learning, the Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly is set to procure 500 dual desks and 50 teachers’ tables for onwards distribution in some selected basic schools in the district.

YILO K:
Primary school shutdown over teacher absenteeism
Thursday, November 19 2015

Teachers at the Tsakatsakam Primary School in the Yilo Krobo district of the Eastern region have vacated post since school reopened months ago.

SOCIAL:
Stop taking illegal fees - Mahama warns school heads
Thursday, November 19 2015

President Mahama has issued a strong warning to heads of second cycle schools who continue to charge unapproved fees to put an immediate stop to it or risk being sacked.

NZEMA E:
Nana Awiah Kpanyinli touches lives again
Thursday, November 19 2015

Nana Awiah Kpanyinli, the Krontihene of Nsein Traditional Area continue her lives touching contributions to the people of Nzema as she marks her 80th birthday this year.

ASOKORE M:
MP, MCE commission two projects
Thursday, November 19 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Hon. Nurudeen Hamidan and Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawase constituency Hon .Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak have together commissioned a renovated one-storey classroom block and a modern library facility at Sepe-Timpom M/A Junior High School in the Asokore Mampong Municipality.

SOCIAL:
85% of Ghanaians without toilets
Thursday, November 19 2015

Ghana has been ranked seventh globally with worse access to toilet. According to a new report by Water Aid, the ranking means about 85% of Ghanaians are living without access to safe and private toilets.

SOCIAL:
Bad governments breed mediocrity and corruption-Kufuor
Friday, November 20 2015

President John Agyekum Kufuor has pointed out that mediocrity and corruption are signs that a country’s governace is in bad hands.

SECURITY:
Stop using fire crackers -Police warns in ‘Operation Father Christmas’
Friday, November 20 2015

The Police administration has launched what it calls “Operation Father Christmas” aimed at clamping down on the importation, sale and use of fire crackers this Christmas season.

GA C:
4 communities provided with mechanized boreholes
Friday, November 20 2015

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has provided four communities with mechanized borehole facilities to ease the difficulty inhabitants go through in search of potable drinking water.

JASIKAN:
Ayoma DA Primary block completed
Friday, November 20 2015

The Jasikan District Assembly has completed a new classroom block for New Ayoma DA Primary School, in a bid to help enhance teaching and learning in the area.

SOCIAL:
EC boss to announce Mahama’s endorsement
Friday, November 20 2015

Chairperson of the electoral commission Charlotte Osei will tomorrow announce President John Mahama’s endorsement after he is voted for by delegates of the ruling party.

ASIKUMA:
Assembly completes KVIP for 3 communities
Friday, November 20 2015

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly has completed New KVIP toilet facility for three communities in the area at a cost of GHs 151,060.36.

ASOKORE M:
Assembly taken through Local Gov’t Code Of Conduct.
Friday, November 20 2015

To help improve on working standards and better service delivery at the work place, staff of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly have been taken through the Local Governments Service code of conduct.

TANO S:
Free breast and postrate cancer screening held at Bechem
Saturday, November 21 2015

As part of the activities marking the celebration of the Adekyem festival of the chiefs and people of Bechem Traditional Council, a free Breast and Postrate Cancer screening has been held at Bechem, the Traditional capital.

ECONOMICS:
Information and Budget Officers schooled on 2016 budget
Saturday, November 21 2015

Mrs Patricia Dovi Sampson, Director of Research, Statistics and Information Management, Ministry of Communication has urged Regional Information and Budget Officers to provide feedback to government to help shape formulation of policies.

NDC Primaries:
Voting underway in NDC primaries
Saturday, November 21 2015

About two million members of the ruling National Democratic Congress are today, Saturday November 21, voting to elect their presidential and parliamentary candidates for the 2016 elections.

ENERGY:
Power barge reaches Ivory Coast
Monday, November 23 2015

The Karpower barge from Turkey to augment Ghana’s electricity supply situation has arrived in neighboring Ivory Coast.

SOCIAL:
China gives Ghana USD12 million for potable water
Monday, November 23 2015

At least 300,000 people in six regions are to benefit from a potable water project to be financed with a $12 million grant from the People’s Republic of China.

GA C:
Anyaa residents provided with CHPS compound
Monday, November 23 2015

Residents of Palas Town Anyaa in the Ga Central Municipality in the have been provided with a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.

HOHOE:
Assembly provides 20 communities with potable water
Monday, November 23 2015

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has provided twenty (20) communities with mechanized borehole facilities and Poly tank “Rambo 1000” for water reservation in the communities.

SOCIAL:
Govt to issue 5 year treasury bond
Monday, November 23 2015

The World Bank cash helps Ghana to successfully launch its 4th Eurobond.

SEKYERE A P:
Drobonso teachers boosted with new bungalow
Monday, November 23 2015

The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed projects construction work on a new 8 – Unit teacher quarters facility and toilet facility at Drobonso to help improve accommodation for teachers in the community.

Tano South
observes world toilet day at Bechem
Tuesday, November 24 2015

A mini durbar to celebrate World Toilet Day with the theme ‘’Access to toilet, Health and Nutrition’’ has taken place at Bechem, the Tano South District Capital.

KWAHU E:
Asempaneye gets JHS block
Tuesday, November 24 2015

Authorities at the Kwahu East District have expressed their commitment to fully complete the three unit junior high school block under construction at Asempeyane.

NZEMA E:
MCE assists Nsein SHS with modern gate, volleyball court
Tuesday, November 24 2015

The Nsein Senior High School at Axim can now boast of an ultra modern entrance that has not only added improving security but also added to the beautification of the school.

HEALTH:
Improve Performance of NHIS to Satisfy Clients - report
Tuesday, November 24 2015

A research report on Client Perceptions of Health Insurance Systems in Ghana has called for improvement in the performance of the scheme to ensure client satisfaction.

N JUABEN:
Eastern Region trailing in cocoa production
Tuesday, November 24 2015

Mr Antwi Boasiako-Sekyere, the Eastern Regional Minister has disclosed that the Region is trailing in cocoa production due to the destruction of farmlands and plantations by illegal mining (galamsey) activities.

KETU N:
Five additional communities to be hooked to electricity grid
Tuesday, November 24 2015

As government continues with measures to increase access to electricity to boost economic activities in most communities, some new communities have been selected to be hooked onto the national electricity grid.

SOCIAL:
Horseman shoes are comfortable - Mahama
Wednesday, November 25 2015

After giving Horseman Shoes a massive endorsement in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address in 2014, President John Mahama has re-affirmed his love for Horseman Shoes, saying they are very comfortable.

GOMOA W:
Assembly completes Apam teachers’ quarters
Wednesday, November 25 2015

The Gomoa West District Assembly has completed work on a new teacher quarters facility at Apam, to help improve accommodation for teachers in the community.

HEALTH:
Ghana places second in 2014 cholera ranking
Wednesday, November 25 2015

Ghana has placed second in the 2014 cholera ranking in West Africa.

HO W:
Hlefi ICT center commissioned
Wednesday, November 25 2015

A multi-purpose Information & Communication Technology (ICT) center, has been completed and commissioned at Hlefi, by District Chief Executive for the area Mr. Sammy Ewoade.

TANO S:
Bechem celebrates Adekyem festival
Wednesday, November 25 2015

The chiefs and people of Atanofo Traditional Area (Bechem) have celebrated their bi-annual Adekeyem festival at Bechem the Tano South District Capital.

AKATSI N:
Assembly takes steps to discourage open defecation
Wednesday, November 25 2015

Mr. James Gunu, the District Chief Executive of Akatsi North said to completely eradicate open defecation Assemblies would have to do more to encourage construction of household toilets.

BOSOME F:
Wynca donates towards farmers’ day celebration
Wednesday, November 25 2015

Wynca Sunshine Agric Products and Trading Company, a leading independent Agric producing company based in the Ashanti Region has donated Agro chemical products worth Two Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢2,000.00) to support the Bosome Freho District Farmers’ Day celebration.

ENERGY:
Power barge hits Ghana waters Thursday
Thursday, November 26 2015

The highly anticipated 225MW power barge will enter Ghanaian territorial waters on Thursday, but would get to its final destination at Tema on Saturday.

HO M:
Sokode-Bagble gets police station
Thursday, November 26 2015

A new police station has been commissioned at Sokode-Bagble in the Ho Municipality of the Volta Region to improve security in the area.

HEALTH:
Restructuring of NHIS on course - Health Minister
Thursday, November 26 2015

Mr Alexander Segbefia, Minister of Health, has called on health service administrators to support the seven- member technical committee that has been put in place to undertake the restructuring of the National Health Insurance Scheme exercise.

KINTAMPO M:
Residents of Nyamebekyere provided with KVIP
Thursday, November 26 2015

The Kintampo North Municipal Assembly has completed the construction of a six-seater KVIP at Nyamebekyere placed at the convenience for residents in the community.

GA S:
Assembly Commissions Road
Thursday, November 26 2015

The municipal chief executive for the Ga South Municipal assembly commissioned the rehabilitation of the Ayigbe town main road at a durbar held in Ayigbe Town.

GA CENTRAL:
women sensitized on Breast cancer
Thursday, November 26 2015

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has organized breast cancer sensitization seminar to educate women on preventive measures of the disease.

GA E:
Observe culture of maintenance- MCE
Thursday, November 26 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ga East Municipal Assembly , Hon. John Kwao Sackey, has charged Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) and School Management Committees (SMCs) of the public schools in the municipality to observe culture of maintenance to ensure the longevity of educational infrastructure and facilities.

BOSOME F:
Give Your Wards Better Education-DCE
Thursday, November 26 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bosome Freho, Hon. Kwame Adarkwa has admonished parents to use all their resources on their wards education in order to raise responsible future leaders in the country.

AGONA E:
More schools get improved infrastructure
Thursday, November 26 2015

The picture is looking good for a number of basic schools in the Agona East District in the Central Region following the completions of new structures.

SOCIAL:
Mahama in Malta for Commonwealth Meeting
Friday, November 27 2015

John Mahama will also travel to Paris for a Climate Change event
President John Dramani Mahama is in Malta for the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM Malta 2015).

ELLEMBELLE:
Akoma CHPs compound nears completion
Friday, November 27 2015

Work on a new community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound at Akropong in the Ellembelle District is said to be nearing completion, a close source of the assembly has disclosed.

KETU N:
Deme CHPS centre nears completion
Friday, November 27 2015

Deme, a farming community in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region would soon have health facility at their door steps

KWAHU E:
New teachers’ quarters for Abetifi Presbyterian SHS completed
Friday, November 27 2015

Work has been completed on the new teachers’ quarters under construction for teachers in the Abetifi Presbyterian Senior High School in the Kwahu East District in the Eastern Region.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama nominates MMDCEs
Friday, November 27 2015

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.

Offinso Municipal
gets new MCE nominee
Friday, November 27 2015

President John Dramani Mahama, has in accordance with article 243(1) of the 1992 constitution and section 10(1) of the Local Government Act, Act 462 nominated Mr. Yussif Haruna for the Municipal Chief Executive position of the Offinso South Municipal Assembly.

SECURITY:
IGP shakes up police service
Saturday, November 28 2015

The Acting Inspector General of Police John Kudalor has announced a new shake up at the top ranks of the police service.

SOCIAL:
GNFS urges all to alert to prevent fires
Saturday, November 28 2015

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has asked everybody to be on the alert and desist from doing things likely to lead to outbreak of fire during the yuletide and the harmattan season.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to transform prisons into excellent correctional institutions – Veep
Saturday, November 28 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on graduating prison officers to exhibit high levels of discipline, vigilance, professionalism and respect for the rule of law

Ga South
holds town hall meeting
Sunday, November 29 2015

The GA South Municipal Assembly has held its first ever town hall meeting to educate residents on developmental projects in the area.

HO:
Operation Smile puts smiles on children’s faces
Sunday, November 29 2015

Operation Smile International, a not-for-profit medical services organisation, has embarked on a five-day reconstructive surgery programme for 160 children and adults born with cleft lip and palate defect, at the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho.

ENERGY:
Long-awaited Karpower barge arrives in Tema
Sunday, November 29 2015

The long-awaited Karpower barge from Turkey expected to help address the country’s energy crisis has finally arrived in Tema.

KUMAWU:
Emmanuel Williams Amoako Sekyere nominated DCE
Sunday, November 29 2015

Baring any unforseen hickups the Kumawu District Assembly would have new District Chief Executive in place soon.

SECURITY:
Two murdered in Bunkprugu
Monday, November 30 2015

Police in the Northern region have launched a probe into to the death of two men in Bunkprugu Yunyoo.

ENERGY:
‘Dumsor’ about to end – PURC
Monday, November 30 2015

Contrary to the Power Minister’s warning, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) is assuring consumers of stable power supply as the emergency Karpowership is set to start the generation of electricity.

ELLEMBELLE:
work almost complete on Aiyinasi Catholic School
Monday, November 30 2015

The Ellembelle District Assembly in the Western Region, is constructing  a new six-unit classroom block for the Aiyinasi Catholic Basic School to help improve education in the area.

SUHUM:
MCE resigns for failing parliamentary bid
Monday, November 30 2015

The Chief Executive (MCE) for the Suhum Municipal Assembly, Samuel Fleisher-Kwabi, has resigned from his position.

EFFUTU:
Francis Kofi Ayikwei appointed MCE
Monday, November 30 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462 appointed Mr. Francis Kofi Ayikwei as Municipal Chief Executive for Effutu.

GA C:
Kokompe sch project still ongoing
Monday, November 30 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ga Central, Mr. Aristo A. Aryee says work is seriously ongoing on a new two - storey 10-Unit Classroom Block at Kokompe, a community in the municipality.

BOSOME F:
Assembly to Rehabilitate Beposo-Ankkaase Road
Monday, November 30 2015

The Bosome Freho District Assembly in the Ashanti Region is to rehabilitate the Beposo-Ankaase main road in the district to make it motorable to enable farmers’ transport their farm produce to market centres since the main occupation of the people is farming.

YENDI:
Assembly holds town hall meeting
Monday, November 30 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Yendi, Mr. Issah Zakaria has advised citizens to take active interest in the development of the municipality.