NATIONAL:
Effah Dartey appeals decision
Saturday, December 01 2007
The National Executive Committee of the ruling New Patriotic Party would be hearing an appeal from Capt (RTD) Effah Dartey one of the 18 contestants of the party’s flagbearership, after his disqualification for a treasonable offence even though he had been pardoned by a previous government.
(ADAKLU KODZOBI) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Government asked to subsidize agricultural inputs
Saturday, December 01 2007
Mr. Emmanuel Odoi, an Agricultural Extension Officer in the Adaklu Anyigbe District said the high cost of agricultural inputs and the high interest rates on loans was scaring away  potential farmers, especially the youth from venturing into farming.
KMA :
About 5,000 SMEs to benefit from MASLOC
Saturday, December 01 2007
About 5,000 Micro and Small-Scale Enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs in Ashanti Region would benefit from loans under the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).
BIRIM NORTH:
NHIS reduces death rate in E/R
Saturday, December 01 2007
The introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), is having a positive impact on the death rate in some districts in the Eastern Region. Only two per cent of those registered with the scheme in the Birim North District died in 2006 as compared to 8 per cent of non- registered persons.
(ENYIRESI) ATIWA :
Hospital appeals for an ambulance
Saturday, December 01 2007
The Enyiresi Government Hospital,  which is the only health facility  on the Accra-Kumasi road which caters for most of the accident victims on that road does not  have an ambulance to enhance its operations effectively. Most of the victims who may need further medical attention die due to the lack of an ambulance.
CAPE COAST:
Workers honoured
Saturday, December 01 2007
The authorities of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) have honoured 46 workers of the University for their long, meritorious and dedicated service, at ceremony in Cape Coast.
TEMA :
Youth advised to patronize made-in-Ghana goods
Saturday, December 01 2007
Mr Seth Evans Addo, Chief Director of the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development (PSD) and the President’s Special Initiative (PSI) has urged the youth to cultivate the culture of  patronizing made-in-Ghana goods.
 
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Register school children under NHIS
Saturday, December 01 2007
The Board Chairman of the Akuapem South Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, Nana Akuffo Akoto, has appealed to President Kufour to use his executive authority to order for the registration of
all pupils in basic schools.
(SAGNARIGU) TAMA :
Shea butter production boosted
Saturday, December 01 2007
The Japanese Government through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japan Women in Development Fund is supporting shea butter production in the Northern part of the country with over 245, 927 Dollars.
HO :
Women are not their own enemies
Saturday, December 01 2007
Mrs. Lydia Adajawah, Presbyter Executive of the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church, dismissed the perception that women were their own enemies.
(BAREKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
GH¢1,040 facility inaugurated
Saturday, December 01 2007
A GH¢1,040 toilet facility built through contributions and communal labour by the people of Barekese in the Atwima Nwabiagya District has been inaugurated
ACCRA :
Implement full-cost recovery of services- Minister
Saturday, December 01 2007
Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Finance and Economic Planning Minister has challenged the ARB Apex Bank to move into full cost recovery of its services rendered to Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) in order to sustain its operations in the ensuing years.
TAMALE :
Provide "rapid response team" - Alhaji Idris
Saturday, December 01 2007
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister has appealed to the Ministries of the Interior and Defense to provide the region
with a permanent Rapid Response Team of security personnel to help solve the myriad security problems.
(KITASE) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Masts creating problems.
Sunday, December 02 2007
Residents of Kitase and its environs in the Akuapem South District in the Eastern Region have expressed concern over the indiscriminate installation of masts by mobile telecommunication, broadcasting and Internet operators in the area.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Accidents records high
Sunday, December 02 2007
A total of fifty-nine people died in seventy-four accidents on the Winneba-Accra road between January and October 2007 as against twenty in 52 accidents during the same period in 2006.
(AKOMADAN) KMA :
Policemen desert town.
Sunday, December 02 2007
Policemen at the Akomadan Police Station in the Ashanti Region were yesterday forced to flee their duty post to escape the wrath of the rampaging youth of the area.
(JIRAPA) JIRAPA/LAMBUSSIE :
CJ inaugurates magistrate court
Sunday, December 02 2007
Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood has encouraged the formation of a committee to go round and select school children, especially girls from various schools to come down to Accra and interact with judges and magistrates to learn more about the judiciary system of the country.
(NANDOM) LAWRA :
Courts reducing crime.
Sunday, December 02 2007
Mr. Justin B. Dakorah, Jirapa/ Lambussie District Chief Executive has said the magistrate court has helped to reduce the crime wave in the district drastically.
KMA :
GHC 2000 for informant.
Sunday, December 02 2007
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has put GH¢2,000 bounty on Constable Dennis Ayi, a Police Officer, who absconded after killing a passenger on a KIA truck that was loaded with teak logs.
TAMALE :
Veep begs Abudu/Andanis’.
Sunday, December 02 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has  called on Dagombas to bury the protracted Abudu/Andani chieftaincy dispute that is sapping their vigour and resources and rather wage a relentless war against poverty and deprivation.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Church leaders challenged.
Sunday, December 02 2007
A retired Director of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Mad. Diana Hall-Baidu, has challenged Reverend Ministers, Pastors and other Church leaders to ensure that their children adopt decent dress code all the time.
BOLGATANGA :
Edward Mahama goes for the fouth time
Sunday, December 02 2007
Dr. Edward Nasigri Mahama, this morning, was elected as the presidential candidate for the People’s National Convention (PNC) at the Party’s Delegates Conference held in Bolgatanga.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
CHRAJ worried.
Sunday, December 02 2007
The Awutu Effutu Senya district office of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says most of the cases they received between January and October 2007 were that of fathers neglecting their children.
NATIONAL :
Nine interested in oil business.
Sunday, December 02 2007
There will be increased activities of oil drilling in Ghana by nine oil companies next year following the projected investment of more than $430 million by these companies.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
Sachet water sellers in the dark.
Sunday, December 02 2007
The announcement by the Union of Sachet Water Producers (USWAP) for an additional one Ghana pesewa on the sale of every sachet water for the collection of plastic waste has not gone down well with its sellers since most of them do not know what the money would be used for.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Departmental heads meet.
Sunday, December 02 2007
Mr Samuel Kofi Otabil, Western Regional Head of the Valued Added Tax (VAT) Office, has advised registered traders to issue VAT invoice to customers to prevent loss of tax revenue to the State.
TAMALE :
CHASS express concern.
Sunday, December 02 2007
The recurrent delays in the payment of government subsidies to schools and its resultant impact on teaching and learning dominated discussions at the ongoing 45th Annual Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) in Tamale.
(UCC) CAPE COAST:
46 honoured.
Sunday, December 02 2007
The authorities of the University of Cape Coast (UCC)  honoured 46 workers of the University for their long, meritorious and dedicated service, at ceremony in Cape Coast.
(SENYA-BERAKU) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Patronize NHIS durbars- Ghanaians urged
Monday, December 03 2007
The Chairperson of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (AESDMHIS), Mrs. Georgina Asamoah, has advised Ghanaians, especially those in rural communities to patronize sensitization durbars organized by District and Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Schemes of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
BOLGATANGA :
Let us collaborate to ensure good sanitation - Amoah
Monday, December 03 2007
Mr Isaac Nsoh Amoah, Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive has stressed the need for the public to collaborate with Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to ensure good sanitation for better health.
   
HO :
Christianity should help uplift society-Pastor
Monday, December 03 2007
Pastor Eric Abrahams-Appiah, Head Pastor of Winners Chapel International, Ho on Saturday urged pastors not to be only interested in " sending people to heaven" but concentrate on how to make their members economically relevant to society.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Help ease transport problem- School
Monday, December 03 2007
The former Headmaster of Winneba Secondary School (WINNESEC), Mr. G. E. Yarney, has appealed to the Central Regional Co-ordinating Council to help the school procure a new bus to ease the transportation problem facing the school.
(KASOA) NPP :
Let’s forge ahead in unity – President Kufuor
Monday, December 03 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to forge ahead in unity when he addressed a rally at Kasoa to introduce 17 aspirants contesting to replace him.
JIRAPA/LAMBUSSIE:
Children to interact with judiciary
Monday, December 03 2007
Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood says she has encouraged the formation of a committee to go round and select school children, especially girls from various schools to come down to Accra and interact with judges and magistrates to
learn more about the judiciary system of the country.
KMA :
Alternative means of water supply being considered
Monday, December 03 2007
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly is looking at promoting alternative means of water acquistion other than the regular source which is provided by Ghana Water Company Limted (GCWL).

(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
District selected
Monday, December 03 2007
The West Gonja District Assembly has organised a press conference in Tamale to brief the media on the MDGs Localization Project being piloted in the district.
(BIMOBA) BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO :
Warmongers to be handed over to the police
Monday, December 03 2007
Alhaji Abuba Nasenmong, Paramount Chief of Bimoba in the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District of the Northern Region has vowed to hand over people fanning ethnic and chieftaincy conflicts in the area to the security agencies.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
British High Commissioner visits district
Monday, December 03 2007
In an unprecedented event, Mr. Gordon Wetherel, British High Commissioner to Ghana has paid a working visit to the West Gonja District of the Northern Region of Ghana during which he paid a familiarization visit to A. Rocha Ghana’s schools environmental education activities, which the British High Commission in Ghana is sponsoring with  a grant under their Small Grants Program.
GUSHEGU :
Assist farmers to do better
Monday, December 03 2007
The dominant economic activity in the  Gushiegu district is agriculture,  in which both crops and animals are produced on large scale.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League Round Up
Monday, December 03 2007
The opening round of matches in the Onetouch premier league produced enough goals with six wins on the road and two drawn games.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts of Oak to sack coach?
Monday, December 03 2007
The angry fans of "Champion club", Accra Hearts of Oak in Kumasi have called on the management  for the immediate sack of their coach; Abdul Karim Zito for non performance in order to enhance the success of the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Desailly still keen on Ghana role
Monday, December 03 2007
Former France international and World Cup winner Marcel Desailly has confirmed his intention to return to football as coach of Ghana.
(SPORTS- BOXING) FOREIGN:
Hatton must win in four - Lewis
Monday, December 03 2007
Lennox Lewis has warned Ricky Hatton he must knock Floyd Mayweather out within four rounds if he is to win Saturday’s WBC welterweight showdown in Las Vegas.
BOLGATANGA:
Increase in HIV infections
Monday, December 03 2007
Mr. Alhassan Samari,Upper East Regional Minister, has expressed concern at the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS infections  in the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dan Quaye may play in India
Monday, December 03 2007
Indian premier league side, Kingfisher East Bengal, are in talks with Ghanaian World Cup defender Dan Quaye and former Nigerian International defender Muisi Ajao to fill in the fourth foreigner slot.
(KASOA) NPP:
NPP aspirants display unity
Monday, December 03 2007
Unity in diversity was given a resounding endorsement at a mammoth rally at Kasoa yesterday when each of the 17 presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party re-affirmed his support for whoever emerges as the party’s flag-bearer at the December 22 Congress.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Discipline your kids
Monday, December 03 2007
Discipline your kids first-church leaders advised.
A retired Director of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Mad. Diana Hall-Baidu, has challenged Reverend Ministers, Pastors and other Church leaders to ensure that their children adopt decent dress code all the time.
BOLGATANGA :
Give us our severance package
Monday, December 03 2007
Former employees of the liquidated Farmers Services Company (UR) - (FASCOM), in Bolgatanga have appealed to the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Alhassan Samari to use his good office to intervene and have their claims paid to them.
KWAHU SOUTH:
Technical and Vocational education and training
Monday, December 03 2007
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has been identified as an important strategy in both the growth and poverty reduction strategy for industrialization.
NATIONAL :
Government to broaden NHIS horizon
Monday, December 03 2007
The Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu has announced the government’s intention to subsidize all tests for prostrate and breast cancers taken in both private and public hospitals for beneficiaries of  the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(DOMINASE) ASUNAFO NORTH :
We are committed to mass spraying - minister
Monday, December 03 2007
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has announced that the government in the year 2006 spent 776 million cedis in mass spraying cocoa in the Asunafo North District.
(SAVELUGU) SAVELUGU/NANTON :
NGO supports Savelugu school for the deaf
Monday, December 03 2007
The Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), a Tamale based non-governmental organisation dedicated to providing humanitarian services to deprived communities and people, has given Savelugu School for Deaf with GH¢ 12,260 (122.6 million cedis) for infrastructure development.
(BOLGATANGA) BMA :
Assembly cautions against litter bin destruction
Monday, December 03 2007
The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has cautioned the general public against the destruction of litterbins with fire and said this was impeding efforts of the assembly to rid the municipality of filth.
(SPORTS - GOLF) LOCAL :
Tafo open golf tees off on Friday
Monday, December 03 2007
All is set for the 12th Annual Tafo Open Golf Championship scheduled for the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region.
(ODORNA) AMA :
Traders protest
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A section of traders at the Odorna Hawkers Market have  protested against a decision by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to close two emergency gates, which they claim, would
hamper their businesses.
(SABOBA) SABOBA CHEREPONI :
GH¢5,400 more for flood victims
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Ho branch of the Church of Christ has presented relief items valued at GH¢5,400 to flood victims in the Saboba/Chereponi District.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
BASU urged to let peace, unity be its hallmark
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Professor Akwasi Asabere Ameyaw, Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, has advised members of various ethnic based student unions in tertiary institutions to let the spirit of unity and peace guide them in all their activities.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Send children to school
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Leaders of the Brong Ahafo Students Union (BASU), have appealed to parents in the Region that had persistently denied their children basic education, to take advantage of the Capitation Grant to enrol such children in schools in their areas without further delay.
(SABOBA) SABOBA/CHEREPONI:
NHIC releases three billion cedis
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The National Health Insurance Council has released GH¢300,000 (three billion cedis) to the Saboba/Chereponi District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme to cover subsidy, salaries/allowances and other administrative expenses.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM NORTH :
CHRAJ launches week
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Commission on Human Rights Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has  ushered in a week of activism to commemorate this year’s International Human Rights Day with the launch of the Braille version of CHRAJ Act, 1993 (Act 456).
HO :
Bail granted to seven suspects in Anlo clashes
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Seven persons remanded in Prison custody in connection with clashes at Angloga last November have been granted bail each in the sum of GHc 15,000 with one surety by a Ho High Court.
(COURT) CAPE COAST :
Man jailed seven years for defiling stepdaughter
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A circuit court in Cape Coast has slapped a seven-year jail sentence on a 36-year-old Security man, Gabriel Pinnaa for defiling his 12-year-old stepdaughter at Nkontrodo near Elmina.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Teacher defiles teenager.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A circuit court at Agona Swedru, on Tuesday remanded a 40-year-old teacher in custody for defiling a 16-year-old junior high school girl.
(KNUST) KMA : University dismisses two.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has dismissed two law students of the university for examination malpractices.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
Ashaiman to be made a municipal.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Deputy Minister for the Interior, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, has confirmed that Ashaiman and Adenta will no longer be one municipal assembly.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Pilgrims return home
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The National Planning Committee in-charge of Ghanaian Pilgrims to Israel is to be reconstituted to promote efficient service delivery to whip up interest among the public.
       
(AKROPONG-AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Sound relationship between science and religion advocated
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Professor Kwasi Kwaarfo Adarkwah, Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, has called for sound relationship between science and religion to enhance social-economic development.
NATIONAL :
Judges add their voice to presidential issues.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Professor Emeritus Tawia Modibo Ocran, a Supreme Court judge, has appealed to political parties to elect flag bearers with leadership qualities who would be ready to confront the ills of the society, must be morally strong, a source of inspiration, courageous and decisive.
NATIONAL :
Ghana takes stern action.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Ghana has banned the overland transit of cocoa and cocoa waste from neighbouring states across its territory to stop it being used as a cover for smuggling Ghanaian beans out of the country, officials said last Friday.
(ADOAGYIRI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Breast, prostrate cancer tests to be subsidized
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Government has decided to subsidize all tests for prostate and breast cancers taken in both private and public hospitals for beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance Scheme(NHIS).
(SAKUMONO) TMA : Tenants threaten SSNIT.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Occupants of some Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) flats at Sakumono Estate have served notice, through their lawyers.
(COURTS) CAPECOAST :
¢5 million bail for sales promoter
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Michael Tonnah, a 25-year-old sales promoter, has been granted a GH¢500 bail with surety to be justified by a circuit court at Cape Coast for allegedly stealing GH ¢250 belonging to PZ Cusson Company.
(KANESHIE) AMA : Armed men attack ambulance.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Armed robbers on Monday morning, December 3, 2007 attacked an ambulance that was transporting a sick woman to the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Road Safety Committee to check drivers
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Road Safety Committee has initiated a programme to ensure safety on roads during the Christmas season.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Workers attitude should reflect positively on the nation’s development - DCE
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Mr. Thomas Ofori-Donkor, the Atwima-Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, has said the country could achieve its millennium goals if workers’ actions and attitudes reflected positively on the nation’s socio-economic development.
HO :
ECG exceeds targets.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The changeover of credit meters to prepaid has yielded good result in the Volta Region with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) exceeding its target by over 55 per cent.
WA :
CJ appoints ACJ .
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, has appointed Mr Justice Kwesi Appiah, an Appeal Court Judge, to work with judges in the northern sector and bring challenges facing them for discussion aimed at improving their working conditions.
(EKUMFI NANABEN) MFANTSEMAN :
People celebrate Aboakre festival.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Nana Okofo Gyesi IV, Chief of Ekumfi Nanaben in the Mfanteman District of the Central Region, has assured the people that government was making efforts to find a lasting solution to the water problem in the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Prosecute religious leaders.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Eastern Regional Coordinator of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), Dr Sampson B. Ofori, has called for laws to prosecute religious leaders .
JUABOSO :
Roads receive attention
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A number of roads in the Juaboso District are either under construction, being tarred or have been awarded on contract.
(BONSU) NKORANZA :
School robbed.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Thieves broke into three schools at Bonsu in Nkoranza District of the Brong Ahafo Region and made away with educational materials.
(ANFOEGA BUME) KPANDO :
Clinic inaugurates outfit.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Mr. Pius Adanuti, Kpando District Chief Executive, said government has packaged several interventions to reduce rural poverty and improve their quality of life.
HO :
Ho to beef up knowledge.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The government is building a 13.3 billion- cedi regional library complex at Ho and it will have Internet café, conference hall and two children’s departments.
 
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Be law abiding.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Mr George Obeng, Chairman of the Agona District branch of the Cooperative Transport Union, has asked drivers in the country to observe traffic rules and road signs to ensure an accident-free Christmas, this month.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Tuesday, December 4.
 
(KYEKYEWERE) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Ban children from cinemas.
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The chiefs and people of Kyekyewere in the Atwima Mponua District have appealed to the district assembly to institute bye-laws to ban children from attending video shows, concerts and funerals especially at night.
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH:
Ensure adequate fermentation of cocoa beans
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Quality Control Department of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has reiterated the need for cocoa farmers to ensure adequate fermentation and drying of cocoa beans before they sell them.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA impounds more sachet water cars
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Fourteen trucks loaded with sachet and bottled water were on Tuesday impounded by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s Task Force for not registering with the Accra Waste Management Project before transacting business in the Central Business District (CBD) of Accra.
(HAATSO) GA EAST:
Barclays committed to improved education
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A partnership between Barclays Bank Ghana Limited and the Academy for Education Development (AED) Ghana, is expected to revitalise the dwindling fortunes of education in the Ga East District.
(BOLGATANGA) BMA :
Build courthouses, Chief Justice appeals
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, on Tuesday called on District and Municipal Assemblies in the Upper East Region to provide the necessary courthouses and accommodation for Judges and Magistrates posted to the area.
Nkoranza :
Career conference for students
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Parents have been urged to assist teachers to guide children in the selection of courses they would pursue in second cycle institutions.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Court fines mason for causing harm
Tuesday, December 04 2007
A Takoradi Circuit Court on Tuesday fined Eric Kofi Korankye, a mason, GH ¢180 for causing harm.
(NANKESEDO) MFANTSEMAN :
Traditional authorities blamed
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Nana Baah VII, chief of Saltpond Lower Town, has blamed traditional authorities for not doing much in their communities to protect children and preventing them from going wayward.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Assembly exceeds immunisation target
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Mfantseman District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service exceeded its targets in the integrated maternal and child health immunisation held last week.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF:
Eto’o cleared to return to action
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has been cleared to resume playing after three months out with injury.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) UEFA :
BBC Award shortlist announced
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The five-man shortlist for the 2007 BBC African Footballer of the Year award has been announced.
(SPORTS - SOCCER) CAF:
2008 Champions League Draw made
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Holders Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia will play either AS Douanes of Senegal or CF Ouagadougou of Burkina Faso in the second round of the 2008 Champions League.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Atwima Mponua Licensed Chemical Association inaugurated
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Samuel Alordey in-charge of the Atwima Mponua District has advised licensed chemical sellers to sell and dispense only drugs approved by the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) to be sold over the counter.
    
(ODUMASI) BIRIM SOUTH:
Odumase L/A Primary appeals for new school block
Tuesday, December 04 2007
The Odumasi Local Authority (L.A.) Primary School in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, on Tuesday made an urgent appeal to the assembly, to construct a new classroom block to replace the present dilapidated structure.
(TEMA) TMA:
Discuss HIV/AIDS with children - I.C Quaye
Tuesday, December 04 2007
Sheikh I.C Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister on Tuesday called on parents to openly discuss issues concerning HIV/AIDS with their children to enable them to know the realities about the pandemic.
HO :
Forests in V/R come alive
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The German Government funded Forest Resource Use and Management (FORUM) Project in the Volta region has succeeded in fighting forest degradation and restoring large areas of the forests in the region.
(JIRAPA) JIRAPA :
Cultural factors undermining development of disabled
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Persons with disabilities in the Jirapa District have identified, superstition and lack of education as some of the cultural factors that had compelled them to develop dependency syndrome.
NATIONAL:
Veep announces more development plans
Wednesday, December 05 2007
A number of roads in the Eastern Corridor of the country, including the Jasikan-Yendi road would soon be tarred to facilitate business and commerce, Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama announced this.
(SAWLA) SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Promote the image of women- DAs urged
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Hajia Hajara Telly, Programmes Director of Enterprising Women in Development (EWID), a Tamale-based advocacy Non-Governmental Organisation committed to the welfare of women and children, has called on District Assemblies to help promote women issues at decision making level.
AMA :
AMA calls Tema station traders back
Wednesday, December 05 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to allow traders to sell at the Tema Station in Accra until Christmas was over.
NATIONAL:
CIBA takes measures to protect members
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr. Ralph Ameyaw, Executive Secretary of the Council of Indigenous Business Association (CIBA) said the council was taking steps to ensure that problems facing members whose jobs were prone to accidents, including fire outbreaks were adequately addressed.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Be guided by ethics of the profession
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has urged members of the judiciary to be guided by the ethics of the profession in the conduct of their duties.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE WEST :
PCG institute Educational fund
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Sekyere Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), has instituted an Educational fund to promote the growth of brilliant but needy pupils and students of the Church in the area.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Best teacher donates science equipment to school.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr. David Owusu Boadi, 1999 Best Science Teacher for the Ashanti Region, has donated assorted science equipment to the New Tafo M/A Junior High School in Kumasi where he worked.
NATIONAL :
Muslims asked to foster national unity- Veep
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Vice President Alhaji Mahama  observed that the level of tolerance and unity of purpose among Ghanaians should insulate the country from religious disputes that had wrecked havoc in other countries.
(COURTS) AMA :
Victim’s hymen still intact – Dr Agbeka
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Colonel Dr Chris Kwesi Agbeka, a gynaecologist at the 37th Military Hospital stated at an Accra circuit court that the hymen of the three-year old girl, who was allegedly defiled by a British national was still intact.
  
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Newly installed equipment dysfunctional
Wednesday, December 05 2007
New equipment installed at the Koforidua Regional Hospital, by the Ibadesa construction works, a Spanish company that rehabilitated the hospital and handed over in 2004 has broken down.
NATIONAL :
Telecom operators fight back.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Telecommunications industry operators have rejected government’s proposed tax on talk time on mobile phone.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Roundtable discussion on the north
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Office of the President, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) is convening a roundtable of key stakeholders to define a development strategy for the Northern Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAF delegation for last visit
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Officials of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) are scheduled to arrive in Accra on Friday, December 7, 2007 to begin a three-day inspection tour of the venues and facilities put in place by Ghana towards the 26th MTN African Cup of Nations.
(ASSIN KYEKYEWERE) ASSIN SOUTH:
Assembly appeals to police.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
A member of Assin South District Assembly, Mr Derrick Owusu-Ambrose, has suggested to the Ghana Police Service to extend the period of training of recruits into the service.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Kotoko skips Confederations Prelims
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Confederations Cup participants, Kumasi Asante Kotoko will skip the preliminary round of qualifiers after drawing a bye.
(COURTS) AMA:
British to stay in remand.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The two British teenagers on remand will hear  their final verdict on January 9th.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA WEST :
Farmers to get richer.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The first ever project in the country that will make farmers, communities and traditional authorities to make money from trees on their farmlands have been launched at Wassa Akropong.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
English FA considers Muntari appeal
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The English Football Association has revealed that Ghana’s Sulley Muntari will not miss Portmouth’s trip toAston Villa on Saturday through suspension, despite collecting six yellow cards this season.
NATIONAL :
One million to arrive in Ghana.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
About one million football fans and tourists are expected in the country to round off the Jubilee year and usher in the Ghana 2008 football tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea is the "Talk of Town"
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston has been tipped to win Scotland’s Player of Year even though the season is yet to reach its halfway point
(COURTS) AMA:
GIMPA latest
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Ghana Institute of Public Administration (GIMPA) and its governing Council, acting as 3rd and 2nd Defendants respectively in the court case in which Egbert Faibille Jnr., the Ghanaian Observer`s (GO) Editor-in-Chief is seeking certain reliefs against them on the fake professorship of Dr. Stephen Adei.
(AJUMAKO AFRANSI) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Youth should focus on acquiring skills.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Government would continue to place premium on technical and vocational training due to its importance to the country’s industrial development.
(AJUMAKO AFRANSI) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
35000 to enjoy Electricity.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr. Kenneth Obempong, District Chief Executive for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, said efforts were being made to connect some communities including the Kofi Annan Youth Leadership and Skills Training Institute at Ajumako Afransi in the Central Region to the national electrification grid.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
New districts to be outdoored next year.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The newly created district, metropolitan and municipal assemblies are expected to be inaugurated by the first week of February next year.
(LEGON) AMA:
Best farmers feted.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Akuafo Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, today held a reception for the 76 regional award winners of this National Best Farmers’ Day celebration.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Council confirms suspension of executives.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Members of the Greater Accra Regional Executive Council of the Civil Servants’ Association of Ghana (CSAG), have "expressed strong support and endorsement" of its National President’s decision to suspend three national officers.
(ADAKLU) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Youth appeal to President Kufuor.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The National Union of Adaklu Students and Association (NUASA) has appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to personally intervene in the protracted dispute over the creation and naming of Adaklu Anyigbe District in the Volta region.
(NSUAEM KYEKYEWERE) ASSIN SOUTH :
District protest deductions.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Assin South District Assembly has expressed concern about the numerous deductions being made from the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) by the Common Fund Administrator and the Regional Coordinating councils.
NATIONAL :
World bank gives Ghana 46 million dolllar loan.
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Government signed a 46.2 million-dollar loan agreement with the World Bank to support the implementation of the second phase of the Coastal Transmission Backbone Project under the West Africa Power Pool Project (WAPP).
(TAKROWASE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Inculcate self-employment spirit - DCE advises
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr Yaw Yiadom-Boakye, Kwaebibirem District Chief Executive, on Wednesday urged principals and staff of Youth Leadership Training institutes to inculcate in their students the spirit of self-employment after graduation.
NATIONAL:
Parliament approves 2008 Budget
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Parliament has approved the financial policy of the government for the 2008 fiscal year, with financial estimates of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) expected to be scrutinized and approved at a later date.
(KOFORIDUA) CPP:
Eastern Regional CPP holds elections
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr S.O. Mpare polled 154 votes to defeat Nana Owusu Sekyere, former Eastern Regional Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) who obtained 73 votes, to become the new regional chairman at the party’s Regional Congress held in Koforidua on Wednesday.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA :
Upper Denkyira tops BECE in Central Region
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Upper Denkyira District scored 64.4 per cent in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to top all the 13 districts in the Central Region.
(CASTLE) AMA:
British Juviniles to be sentenced on January 9
Wednesday, December 05 2007
A juvenile court which was to hand down sentences on the two British teen girls who were arrested last July for possessing illegal substances and attempting to traffic cocaine to Britain on Wednesday adjourned the matter to January 9, 2008.
NATIONAL:
NAGRAT outdoors first batch of teachers’ cars
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) on Wednesday made public the first set of saloon cars to be given to graduate teachers under a Vehicle Acquisition Scheme.
    
(AJUMAKO-AFRANSI) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
200 Million Euro workshop inaugurated
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The Kofi Annan Foundation in collaboration with the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly and other development partners has provided a 200 million Euro worth of building materials to put up the Kofi Annan Youth Leadership and Skills Training Institute at Ajumako Afransi in the Central Region.
CAPE COAST:
Micro-finance consumers educated .
Thursday, December 06 2007
Ghana Micro-Finance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN) and Support Programme for Enterprise Empowerment and Development (SPEED) Ghana, have began a consumer education and protection campaign for consumers of micro-finance services in the country.
    
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
CJ reaches district.
Thursday, December 06 2007
Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, has directed that the courts should not try civil cases but rather leave that to the Chiefs, elders, Pastors and Imams.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
China urged to build the capacity of Ghanaians
Wednesday, December 05 2007
Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, on Wednesday urged China to transfer some of its technology to Ghanaians as a sign of good relationship between the two countries.
(MANSO-NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Millennium project holds performance review workshop
Wednesday, December 05 2007
The United Nations (UN) Millennium Village Project at Bonsaaso in the Amansie West District has held its annual performance review workshop for 95 community members in 30 cluster areas constituting its operational zones at Manso-Nkwanta.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Otumfuo advocates independence of the judiciary
Thursday, December 06 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has called for deliberate efforts to institute pro-active policies and programmes that would ensure the total independence of the judiciary in the performance of its duties.
NATIONAL :
Let’s accept opposing views- Okudzeto
Thursday, December 06 2007
Mr. Samuel Okudzeto, former President of Ghana Bar Association (GBA) postulated that Ghanaians are intolerant to opposing views, which is dangerous to democratic development of the nation.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA:
We are not against foreign traders - GUTA
Thursday, December 06 2007
Mr. George Kwaku Ofori, Acting President of the Ghana Union of Traders’ Associations (GUTA), said the persistent call on government to look into the activities of foreign traders was not meant to close down their shops but enforce laws on retail trade by foreigners.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Forum on Public Accounting Standards held
Thursday, December 06 2007
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAG) is developing a public sector accounting manual to enhance accountability and ensure that the preparation of financial statements in public institutions meet common standards.
(PRESS CENTRE) AMA:
African journalists to network to promote ARPM/NEPAD
Thursday, December 06 2007
Journalists from Anglophone West Africa are attending a three-day workshop in Accra to find solutions to why most African initiatives seem to have inadequate and or inaccurate media reportage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Queens play Bayanabayana on Sunday
Thursday, December 06 2007
The women’s Olympic qualifier between Ghana’s Black Queens and the Bayana Bayana of South Africa would kick off at 17:00GMT.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Anita suspended
Thursday, December 06 2007
Black Queens striker, Anita Amankwah has been suspended by the Ghana Football Association for gross indiscipline.
(TUNA) SAWLA TUNA KALBA:
Woman raped by police officer
Thursday, December 06 2007
A 32 year old woman , Madam Latifia Noagitey who was raped in a police cells by a policeman stationed at Tuna in the Upper West region is at the verge of losing her marriage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty outplay Hearts to lift SWAG/Nyemetei Cup
Thursday, December 06 2007
Dansoman-based Liberty Professional displayed a stunning performance to spank Accra Hearts of Oak 3-0 to lift the 2007 SWAG/Nyemetei Cup at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
JAKE OBETSEBI LAMPTEY :
Nod for Jake.
Thursday, December 06 2007
A group of NPP activists urged delegates to consider the track record of Mr. Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey an aspirant to the flag bearership of the party and vote for him to ensure victory in next year’s general elections.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Thursday, December 06 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam issued by Volta River Authority on Thursday, December 6.
(66 ARTILLERY) HO:
Minister donates items
Thursday, December 06 2007
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence, has donated three computers and accessories to the 66 Artillery Regiment in Ho to ensure effective communication with peacekeepers and their relatives.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Steffen Freund to assist Vogts
Thursday, December 06 2007
Former Germany international Steffen Freund has been named as a new assistant to Nigeria coach Berti Vogts.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA :
40 million dollars project for district.
Thursday, December 06 2007
Work will soon commence on a cement production plant at Buipe in the Northern region,as equipment for the project are already on their way to the location.
TAMALE :
Drugs destroyed.
Thursday, December 06 2007
The Northern branch of the Pharmacy Council has destroyed unwholesome drugs estimated at 1.5 billion in the Tamale municipal, the northern regional capital.
(OFRAMASE) KWAHU SOUTH :
New teachers quarters for district.
Thursday, December 06 2007
The Kwahu South District Assembly has spent 6000, 000 Ghana cedis on the provision of educational infrastructure and other needs for schools in the area to ensure effective teaching and learning, for the past four years.
(DONKOTO) ATWIMA -MPONUA :
Chiefs and people appeal to assembly.
Thursday, December 06 2007
The chiefs and people of Donkoto in the Atwima-Mponua District of the Ashanti Region, have appealed to the Assembly to build a six-unit classroom block for the local primary school.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Three farmers drowned.
Thursday, December 06 2007
Bedaabour, a farming community near Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti, was on Tuesday thrown into a state mourning when three farmers drowned in River Offin.
(SUNYANI) CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Five robbers in remand.
Thursday, December 06 2007
A high court in Sunyani has remanded five suspected armed robbers, including a woman, who allegedly snatched a taxi cab at Abesim, near Sunyani.
NATIONAL :
Police warn gamblers.
Thursday, December 06 2007
The Police Administration today warned illegal football gamblers who intend to operate during the upcoming Ghana 2008 tournament to desist from such acts.
(NWOASE) WENCHI :
Chief adds voice to educational campaign.
Thursday, December 06 2007
Nana Kofi Drobo 111, chief of Drobo in Wenchi Municipality of the Brong Ahafo, has urged parents and guardians to take the education of children seriously.
HO:
More than 3000 groups receive support.
Thursday, December 06 2007
A total of 3,217 productive groups and 67 individuals in the Volta Region have received 13.9 billion cedis as micro credit and small loans.
NATIONAL:
GES unhappy with increasing exams malpractices
Thursday, December 06 2007
Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has expressed concern about the spate of examination malpractices by candidates who sit for examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
(ACCRA) AMA:
Accra public schools lack toilet facilities
Thursday, December 06 2007
A recent study has revealed that most public schools in the Accra Metropolis lack toilet facilities, Mr John A.Y. Klinogo, Chairman Board of Trustees of National Partnership for Children’s Trust, has stated.
(ASSIN NSUAEM) ASSIN SOUTH:
Ban sale of sweets in schools
Thursday, December 06 2007
The School Health Education Programme (SHEP) Coordinator of the Assin South area, Miss Eliza Dadzie has urged the Ghana Education Service to ban the sale of toffee, ice cream and other confectionery in schools, especially at Kindergarten and Primary levels.
NATIONAL:
Parliament pays respect to Ghanaian farmers
Thursday, December 06 2007
Parliament has proposed a shift from the traditional celebration of the National Farmers Day which goes with awards including houses, tractors, farm implements, inputs and personal household effects.
CAPE COAST :
Assembly’s NHIS accessible to all
Friday, December 07 2007
Clients of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from any part of the country, can access ready health care at the Cape Coast district hospital, if they fall ill, while visiting the Cape Coast municipality, instead of having to travel back to their scheme areas.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Be serious with your studies - Headmistress
Thursday, December 06 2007
Ms Rosina Otchere, an Educationist, has asked students to learn hard to ensure that investments being made in them by their parents and the government did not become a waste.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Educationalists awarded
Friday, December 07 2007
The Manhyia Sub-Metro Educational Directorate in Kumasi, has held its annual Carol Festival with the reading of the Nine Lessons of Christmas in Kumasi.
CAPE COAST :
Community health schools advised
Friday, December 07 2007
The Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Abraham Dwumah Odoom, has called on community health schools to tailor their training towards the peculiar needs of the country.
OBUASI :
AngloGold donates towards Farmers Day
Friday, December 07 2007
AngloGold Ashanti (Obuasi Mine) has donated a number of items worth over GH¢3,500 towards the celebration of this year’s farmer’s day in three districts of the Ashanti region.
(ACCRA MALL) AMA :
Learn to save-Joyce Aryee
Friday, December 07 2007

Madam Joyce Aryee, Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines has observed that the nation’s growth largely depended on monies deposited at the banks by its citizenry.

NATIONAL :
Impose night Curfew on children during CAN 2008
Friday, December 07 2007
Children’s Rights International (CRI), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has proposed the imposition of a night curfew on all children below age 18 years during the upcoming 2008 Africa Cup of Nations competition, to be organized in Ghana.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Over GH¢90,000 district court commissioned
Friday, December 07 2007
Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, has advised litigants to try the processes of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism to settle disputes in the first instance.
(ODA) BIRIM SOUTH:
Co-operate with cocoa officials for advice
Friday, December 07 2007

Mr. Albert Akomaning, Oda District Cocoa Officer has called for the regulation and control of activities of the cocoa purchasing companies noting that, the desire of some of the companies to buy even wet cocoa beans, had caused the increase in the stealing of the beans in most cocoa growing areas.

(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Government urged to complete causality unit
Friday, December 07 2007
The Western Regional Branch of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government to release funds to complete a new causality unit project at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital for the Ghana 2008 tournament
(KPEVE) SOUTH DAYI:
Queenmothers asked to help stem HIV/AIDS effects
Friday, December 07 2007
Mama Manle II, president of the Zendo Queenmothers Council, has asked members of the group to act decisively to stem the effects of HIV/AIDS on women and their communities in general.
(KWESIMINTSIM) SAEMA:
Police arrest14 persons
Friday, December 07 2007
The Kwesimintsim District Police arrested 14 persons during separate swoops on the dens of Indian hemp smokers and peddlers at Kwesimintsimfie and Kwesimintsim Zongo.
NATIONAL :
Market women urged the insure their businesses
Friday, December 07 2007
Mr Kwame Ofori, a General Manager of the Enterprise Insurance Company Limited, has advised market women to insure their businesses.
WA:
Farmers to be provided with seed money-Veep
Friday, December 07 2007
Vice President Alhaji Mahama today addressed the 23rd National Farmers Day, in Wa, in the Upper West Region, where he announced plans by Government to provide seed support to farmers to facilitate food production during the 2008 farming season.
SUNYANI :
Don’t abuse NHIS- Minister appeals
Friday, December 07 2007
Mr. Ignatius Baffour–Awuah, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister  has advised clients of the health insurance scheme to desist from abusing the facility and rather help to sustain it.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
27 hard working farmers honoured
Friday, December 07 2007
Twenty-seven hard working farmers in the New Juaben Municipality have been presented with various awards at the municipality’s 23rd celebration of this year’s farmers day celebration held in Koforidua.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
We are recovering from flood disaster - Director
Saturday, December 08 2007
Mr. Roy Ayariga, Upper East Regional Director of Agriculture has stated that the Region is recovering fast in the area of food production, from the disaster of the past floods.
(SABOBA) SABOBA CHEREPONI:
250 Billion cedis for Northern Development Fund
Saturday, December 08 2007
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Idris has announced a 250 billion cedi seed money to set up a Northern Development Fund aimed at bridging the North-South gap.
(TEMA) TMA:
Man, 29 dies of police brutality - autopsy
Saturday, December 08 2007
Mr Saviour Gidiglo, the 29-year-old labourer who allegedly died in the Ashaiman police cells, is now known to have been beaten to death.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
SSNIT Flat residents threaten legal action
Saturday, December 08 2007
Occupants of some Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) flats at Sakumono Estate have served notice, through their lawyers, that they might be compelled to take legal action against SSNIT for failing to renovate their flats as it had undertaken to do.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Extend educational scholership schemes
Saturday, December 08 2007
Mr Yaw Owusu, who was adjudged the 2007 best farmer for the Kumasi metropolis, has appealed to the government to broaden the scope of the educational scholarship scheme and other incentive packages instituted for cocoa farmers to cover other farmers.
NATIONAL:
New fisheries regulation before parliament soon
Saturday, December 08 2007
New Fisheries Regulations, which are aimed at enhancing the effective implementation of the Fisheries Act 625 of 2002 will soon be put before Parliament for approval, Mrs. Gladys Asmah, Minister of Fisheries has announced.
NATIONAL :
World Bank to train chiefs in judicial administration
Saturday, December 08 2007
The World Bank is collaborating with stakeholders to train chiefs in judicial administration in order to bring justice to the doorsteps of the people, Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama made this known at Wa on Thursday.
(TWIFO-NKOHUNOHO) TWIFO-HEMAN-LOWER-DENKYIRA:
Farmers and Staff of ministry honoured
Saturday, December 08 2007
Mr John Kwesi Yankeym, a 56-year-old farmer from Jukwa, was on Friday declared the best district farmer in the Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira during the 23rd district farmers and fishermen’s day held at Twifo-Nkohunoho.
NATIONAL:
Appreciate Africa’s socio-economic concerns
Saturday, December 08 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, Chairman on the African Union (AU), has called on the European Union (EU) to show genuine appreciation for the socio-economic and political concerns of Africa as the two continents looked into the future together.  
KETA :
Keta Senior High School wins Human Rights Competition
Saturday, December 08 2007
Keta Senior High School from the Volta region on Saturday amassed 65-points to emerge the grand winner of 2007 Human Rights Nationwide Quiz competition for second cycle institutions organised by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in collaboration with Ghana Education Services (GES).
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA unveils a 10 million dollar project
Saturday, December 08 2007
Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive Office (CEO) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly on Saturday unveiled a ten-million dollar development projects for the Mamponse and Chemu communities, suburbs in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Farewell concert for World bank country director.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Developing countries have been asked to use Arts and Music as an inspirational tool for making the right choices in their quest to achieve economic success.
(SHIASHIE) GA EAST :
Community sensitised on health issues.
Sunday, December 09 2007
The Shiashie Branch of the Calvary Baptist Church  undertook a two-hour Health Walk and a free health screening exercise to sensitize the community on the need for them to be serious with undertaking physical training exercises.
TMA :
Government advised on oil find.
Sunday, December 09 2007
The Maritime Dockworkers Union (MDU) has advised Government to build its negotiating capacity to enable the country to derive maximum benefits from oil exploitation and channel revenues derived into the agricultural and manufacturing sectors.
(KYEBI) EAST AKYEM :
Eleven appreciated.
Sunday, December 09 2007
The Akyem Abuakwa State Council has given recognition to eleven Akyem Abuakwa citizens for their contribution to the development of Okyenman at a colourful ceremony at Kyebi.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Asantehene cries.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has said weak technological base, a high rate of ignorance as well as illiteracy among the citizenry were the main factors inhibiting the socio-economic progress of the nation.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Place curfew on children.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Child Rights International (CRI), a child rights organisation, has requested that a curfew commencing 2000 hours to 0600 hours should be placed on children below 18 during the Ghana 2008 football tournament.
(ADAKLU ABUADI) ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Three arrested for violent acts on farmers day
Sunday, December 09 2007
The police on Friday arrested three people at Adaklu Abuadi during the Adaklu Anyigbe District’s National Farmers Day celebration.
(SENCHI) NEW JUABEN :
Deputy Police chief cries to the media.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Mr Frank Adu-Poku, Deputy Commissioner of Police, has appealed to the media and other stakeholders to take urgent steps on child trafficking issues as the nation hosts the Ghana 2008 football tournament.
(ASIAKWA) EAST AKYEM:
Best farmer goes to...
Sunday, December 09 2007
A 47-year-old woman, Madam Comfort Laryea from Agyepomaa, won the best farmer award for the East Akyem District at the Farmers Day ceremony organized at Asiakwa.
(AVIATION SOC.CENTRE) AMA :
400 pints of blood for the bank.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Almost 400 pints of blood were collected at the 2007 Joy FM blood donation exercise.
(UPPER BOBIKUMA) AGONA :
Regional minister on the MTTU.
Sunday, December 09 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has appealed to personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport Union (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service in the region to step up road patrols to check reckless driving to prevent accidents as Christmas draws near.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Fire guts GGBL depot
Sunday, December 09 2007
Furniture and some products of Agona Duakwa Distillers Company and the Ghana Guinness Brewery Limited were destroyed when fire guttered a depot serving as their warehouse at Agona Swedru .
   
NATIONAL :
Two day summit ends in Lisbon.
Sunday, December 09 2007
African and European leaders has ended their two-day summit in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, with the adoption of a Declaration pledging their commitment to a new strategic partnership based on interdependence, equal sovereignty and respect.
      
(ALAVANYO-KPEME) HOHOE :
DCE joins fight against AIDS.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Mr. John Peter Amewu, Hohoe District Chief Executive  said the HIV/AIDS menace posed a potential threat to agricultural labour force and therefore urged the youth to lead upright lifestyles to avoid being infected by the disease.
(FODOME-HELU) HOHOE :
Chief pray for assistance
Sunday, December 09 2007
The Paramount Chiefs of the Abutia and Fodome traditional areas have called on their educated citizenry to mobilise resources to spur pupils and students from their respective areas to attain greater academic laurels.
HO :
MCE prays for unity.
Sunday, December 09 2007
Mr. Mawutor Goh,Ho Municipal Chief Executive has called on traditional leaders in the Municipality to unite and direct their efforts towards the developments of the area.
(GOMOA-ASEBU) GOMOA:
Chiefs appeal for support to complete market
Monday, December 10 2007
The chiefs and opinion leaders of Gomoa-Asebu, near Winneba Junction in the Central Region, have appealed to the government and the Gomoa District Assembly to support them to complete a new market being constructed by the people through self-help.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
GHANASS tutors to be provided with flats
Monday, December 10 2007
Following governments commitment to ensure quality education, the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) Secretariat is to provide a three storey teachers’ flats for the Ghana Secondary School in Koforidua at a cost of 4.5 billion cedis next year to resolve the persistent accommodation problem faced by staffs of the school. 
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Rural Banks holds biennial general meeting
Monday, December 10 2007
Rural Banks have been urged to reconcile and submit their returns on time to avoid being sanctioned.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
GNAT commissions 30 field research assistants
Monday, December 10 2007
The Ghana National Association of Teachers, (GNAT) has                   commissioned the second batch of its Field Research Assistants after a week’s capacity building on basic skills research  workshop for 30 participants from all the 10 regions that ended in Koforidua.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League round up
Monday, December 10 2007
Asante Kotoko go top the standings after recording their second consecutive win in the Onetouch premier league with a convincing 3-0 away win over Zaytuna United on match-day-2.
MANYA KROBO:
I have done nothing wrong - DCE
Monday, December 10 2007
Hon. David Sakitey Asare, District Chief Executive of Manya Krobo has challenged any individual or group to provide proof of any wrong doing in his discharge of duty.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Okoe’s late goal saves Queens
Monday, December 10 2007
A late goal helped Ghana to a 2-1 victory over South Africa at the Ohene Djan Stadium in the penultimate women’s Olympic qualifier.
(WINNEBA)AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Tutors of WINNESEC commended
Monday, December 10 2007
Tutors of the Winneba Senior High School have been commended for their students’ excellent performance in the recent West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana to host FIFA Prez
Monday, December 10 2007
Ghana would host FIFA’s Sepp Blatter next month as the sport governing body’s President arrives for different missions however it’s all football related.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Narh puts Etoile in Semis
Monday, December 10 2007
African champions Etoile Sahel booked their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup after beating Mexico’s Pachuca 1-0, thanks to a late strike from Moussa Narry (better known in Ghana as Moses Narh).
(AGONA-NKWANTA ) AHANTA WEST :
Education reform requires extra commitment
Monday, December 10 2007
Miss Naana Biney, Deputy Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has stated that the four-year Senior High School programme that has just commenced would require extra commitment from parents.
BONGO :
Similar culture unites Bongo and Burkina Faso
Monday, December 10 2007
The people of Bongo District and Ziou District in Northern Burkina Faso say they would use their similar cultures to build friendly relationship.
(TAFI-AGOME) HOHOE:
Assembly to assist deprived children
Monday, December 10 2007
The Hohoe Municipal Assembly is to enact a by-law to prosecute people who deny children from having formal education.
(LABONE) AMA:
Embrace regenerative health for productive workforce - MP
Monday, December 10 2007
Nii Amasah Namoale, Member of Parliament for Dadekotopon, has stated that the campaign to cultivate a healthy lifestyle through Regenerative Health must be embraced by all because it was important to building a productive work force. 
(ACCRA) NDC:
Prof. Mills to join CJA demo
Monday, December 10 2007
Professor John Atta Mills, the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Election 2008, would participate in tomorrow’s Committee for Joint Action’s (CJA) "Yewuo Demonstration".
(ANHWIAFUTU) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Anhwiafutu Basic School holds Open Day
Monday, December 10 2007
Mr Godwin Frank Ayaaba, a Circuit Supervisor of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has appealed to parents and guardians at Anhwiafutu in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti to send their children to school.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AAU launches project to revitalise higher education
Monday, December 10 2007
The Association of African Universities (AAU) will on Thursday December 13, launch its latest project dubbed "Mobilising Regional Capacity Initiative (MRCI)" to revitalise higher education in Africa.
(EJISU) EJISU-JUABEN:
Assembly commends government for elevating district
Monday, December 10 2007
The Ejisu-Juaben District Assembly has commended the government for elevating the District to Municipal status.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
AMA opens Sunday Market fro Dec. 16
Monday, December 10 2007
Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, has announced that the commencement of Sunday Street Market in the metropolis with effect from December 16 this year.
(DUASIDAN) DORMAA:
Second monkey sanctuary in B/A
Monday, December 10 2007
Mr Francis Tapena, Acting Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of the Ghana Tourist Board has appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to help develop tourism by identifying attractive sites.
(KIA) AMA:
City Link Plane makes emergency landing
Monday, December 10 2007
A Chartered City Link plane with nine passengers and two crew on board made an emergency landing at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra on Monday after its undercarriage fell off during take-off.
(TEMPANE) GARU/TEMPANE:
800 million cedi girls’ dormitory for School
Monday, December 10 2007
An 800 million cedi 15-room girls’ dormitory block for the Tempane Senior High School has been put up by the Garu-Tempane District Assembly and the Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) of the School.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Reduce air fares to attract tourists
Monday, December 10 2007
Mrs. Efua Goode-Arthur, Director of EKGS Culinary Institute in has urged operators of the Airline Industry to endeavour to reduce air fares in order to attract many tourists into the country.
NATIONAL:
Don’t sign EPAs - Civil Society
Monday, December 10 2007
Civil society organisatons working on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) in Ghana has called on government to stand by its position not to sign the interim partnership agreements even in the face of European Commission’s pressure.
(ADAKLU - ABUADI) ADAKLU/ANYIGBE:
Three arrested over gun shots
Monday, December 10 2007
The Police have arrested three people at Adaklu Abuadi for firing gunshots during the Adaklu Anyigbe District’s Farmers Day celebration.
NATIONAL:
Non-communicable dideases on the rise
Monday, December 10 2007
Ms. Sophia Twum-Barima, Health Promotion Officer, World Health Organization (WHO), has called on Ghanaians to adopt healthy lifestyles in order to reduce the increase in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the country.
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI MUNICIPAL:
KAD foundation relaunched
Monday, December 10 2007
Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has appealed to well to do people to assist the poor in educating their children.
WA:
Farmers appeal for ware housing facilities
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association has described as an fortunate the level of post harvest losses incurred by Ghanaian farmers as a result of lack of adequate storage facilities.
(AGBOZUME) KETU:
Two arrested for suspected ritual murder
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The police at Agbozume have arrested two people suspected of murdering Ametornawo Gagba, a 78-year-old widow at Deme near Dzodze in the Ketu District of the Volta Region, for ritual purposes.
HO MUNICIPAL:
Metro Mass Transport throws commercial drivers out of business
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mr. Moses Kofi Davor, Volta Regional Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has said the operations of the Metro Mass Transport in the region has thrown most commercial drivers out of business.
HO MUNICIPAL:
Sixteen communities sign agreements
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The Forest Commission, has signed separate agreements with 16 communities in the Volta Region for the sustainable management of rehabilitated forest reserves under the Forest Resource Use Management (FORUM) Project for the next five years.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Municipality to get streetlights
Tuesday, December 11 2007
About 1,800 street lights are to be installed in the New Juaben Municipality as part of government’s street lighting programme.
    
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Woman on trial for terminating pregnancy
Tuesday, December 11 2007
A 35-year-old woman, Francisca Adjei, has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with unlawful abortion.
(GONASUA) JAMAN SOUTH :
Farmers thank government.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Farmers at Gonasua in Jaman South District have expressed their appreciation to the government for increasing the producer price of cocoa as well as COCOBOD scholarships for their wards.
(CBS) AMA:
Sunday market starts coming Sunday.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly , Chief Executive, Mr Stanley Adjiri Blankson has announced that this coming Sunday will begin an initiative to support traders.
(AJUMAKO)AJUMAKO-ENYAN- ESIAM:
Traders educated on the benefits of saving with banks
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Traders and market women within the Ajumako township and its environs, have been educated on the socio-economic benefits of saving with the banks.
(ROMAN HILL) KMA:
Lecturer saved from being lynched.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Two people have been arrested in Kumasi for raising an alarm that nearly led to the lynching of a 72-year- old retired lecturer of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
(COURTS) AMA:
ECOBANK Defrauded.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Officials of ECOBANK Ghana Limited have uncovered a fraud in which three persons are alleged to have withdrawn more than ¢4 billion belonging to two customers of the bank in Accra.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Bad farming practices hindering sustainable agriculture –
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, Upper East Deputy Regional Minister has stated that the country could not achieve sustainable agriculture if farmers continued to use bad farming practices.
NATIONAL :
Talk tax ok.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
An economist, Dr Nii Moi Thompson, has said that the proposed talk time tax is an efficient tax system.
(AVIATION CENTRE) AMA:
Arrest organisers-Interior minister
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The Minister of the Interior, Mr Kwamena Bartels, has ordered the arrest and prosecution of members of the Interim Hajj Management Committee (IHMC), following the four-day ordeal which 2,700 would-be Ghanaian pilgrims have gone through at the Aviation Social Centre near the Kotoka International Airport.
(COURTS) TMA:
Internet fraudsters granted bail.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
A Tema Circuit Court on Monday granted bail in the sum of GH¢10,000 with two sureties each to five Nigerians, suspected to be internet fraudsters.
NATIONAL :
New malaria drug on trial.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
A trial to test the safety and effectiveness of a new drug, CDA, also known as lapdap-artesunate, for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria has begun in the Brong-Ahafo Region.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Depression in pregnant women increasing.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
A study into the occurrence of depression among pregnant women, known as postpartum depression, has been carried out in the Brong-Ahafo Region.
(SALAMKROM) NKORANZA :
Appeal for a new classroom block
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Pupils of the local primary school at Salamkrom electoral area in Nkoranza are studying under a dilapidated shed because the district assembly has failed to help roof a six classroom block initiated by the people.
NKORANZA :
Private schools urged.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza District Director of Education, has commended private schools for complementing government efforts in promoting education.
(AKONKONTI) NKORANZA :
Farming is lucrative
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mr. Emmanuel Acquah Asante, Nkoranza District best cattle farmer, has advised livestock and poultry farmers to ensure clean surroundings for the animals.
(UPPER BOBIKUMA) AGONA :
Pay back loans.
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has appealed to farmers to repay loans given them by the government to enable others to benefit.
NATIONAL:
Effective strategies needed to fight oil prices increase
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Ghana would remain hooked to the vagaries of the global oil market unless concerted efforts were made to develop sustainable fuels, Mr. Kwame Amporfo Twumasi, Deputy Minister of Energy has stated.
(ACCRA) CJA:
Thousands march under CJA umbrella
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Thousands of people have marched through the principal streets of Accra to heed a call by the opposition pressure group, the Committee for Joint Action (CJA), to protest against high cost of living.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Brothers fined for impersonation
Tuesday, December 11 2007
A Sekondi district magistrate’s court on Tuesday imposed a fine of 200 Ghana cedis  each on two brothers, Celestine Hackman and Gaddiel Hackman for impersonation.
(KPONG) TMA :
Rehabilitation/Expabsion works to begin on Kpong Water System
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Work is to begin on the rehabilitation and expansion of the Kpong Old Water Works following the signing of a contract agreement between the Government and contracting firms.
(TEMA) TMA :
Don’t misuse rights under constitution
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mrs Joyce Boahen, Principal Investigator of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on Ghanaian children to use the rights offered them under the constitution judiciously to benefit them, the society and the entire nation.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Two die from gas accident
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Two persons are reported dead in yet another gas accident at the Nnatony Gas Filling Station at Ohwimase, near Kwadaso in Kumasi.
NKWANTA:
Education programme by parliament for Nkwanta
Tuesday, December 11 2007
The Public Affairs Directorate of Parliament in collaboration with the National Commission of Civic Education (NCCE), has organized a day’s education outreach programme dubbed "meet the people" in the Nkwanta South Constituency.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua free of unauthorised structures
Tuesday, December 11 2007
An exercise to rid the New Juaben Municipality of unauthorised structures has been carried out by a task force comprising officials of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly and armed police men.
(KPANVO) TAMALE METROPOLIS:
More Agric Extension Agents needed
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Research conducted by ActionAid Ghana indicates that the farmer/agricultural extension agent ratio keeps dwindling. The ratio, which stands at one agricultural extension officer to 3,000 farmers currently, makes the extension agent inefficient.
NATIONAL:
66 vehicles presented to security agencies
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mr. Kwabena Bartels, Minister of the Interior has presented sixty-six Tata Sumo and Tata 4 by 4 vehicles to the Security Agencies in order to enable them to combat crime effectively.
TAMALE:
President Kufuor asked to solve Hajj problems
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Sheikh Saeed Abubakr Zakaria, head of the Anbariyya Mosque in Tamale, has appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to help solve problems being faced by prospective pilgrims to enable them to travel to Mecca to perform this year’s hajj.
(SEFWI - AWASO) BIBIANI-ANHWIASI-BEKWAI:
Retired civil servant adjudged district best farmer
Tuesday, December 11 2007
Mr Sylvester Ackah Manu, a 61-year-old retired Civil Servant from Sefwi-Ampenkro, was adjudged the best farmer for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District at the 23rd District Farmers’ Day celebration held at Sefwi-Awaso at the weekend.
(COURT) TMA :
Two robbed TV hostess
Wednesday, December 12 2007
A circuit court "A" at Tema has remanded two men, who broke into the office of Madam Afia Asaa Ampene, the hostess of ’Nmaa Nkomo," a television programme.
NATIONAL:
Hajj pilgims plight not over yet
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The Government has expressed concern over the present travelling problems facing this year’s prospective Hajj pilgrims to Mecca in spite of positive assurances by the organizers.
    
((GA EAST) NPP :
Competition of bill boards in Legon.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
In spite of the controversy surrounding political banners springing up all over the metropolis, NPP presidential aspirant, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng’s group of foot soldiers are the latest.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Reconstitute Hajj Board
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Alhaji Ibrahim Nigo, a Muslim pilgrim, has called for the reorganisation of the Hajj Board if the yearly ritual of pilgrims being stranded was to be effectively dealt with.
(ACCRA) AMA:
FAO meeting opens
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The First Meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Sub-regional Office for West Africa (SFW) and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) opened in Accra on Monday to draw a blue print for activities in 2008.
CAPE COAST :
Fisherman jailed 6 years for stealing
Wednesday, December 12 2007
A circuit court at Cape Coast has jailed a fisherman, Kobina Annan, six years in hard labour for stealing property worth GH¢1,200 belonging to one Mr. Joseph Kwaku Bassaw.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Man jailed 18 years for defilement
Wednesday, December 12 2007
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced a 52-year-old farmer to 18 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12-year-old class three pupil.
(WIDANA) BAWKU MUNICIPAL :
Be better stewards of government.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Members of Parliament (MP), District Chief Executives (DCE’s) and Assembly members have been urged to explain Government policies to the members of their communities.
NATIONAL :
Saudi Hajj comes to the aid of Ghana.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The Saudi Arabian Hajj authorities have extended the closing date of the Jeddah Airport for two days to enable the Interim Hajj Management Committee to complete arrangements to airlift the 2,700 stranded Ghanaian pilgrims to that country.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
Litigation is a hindrance
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The Team Leader of the Inventory Task Force of the Land Administration Project (LAP), Mr Stephen Kumadoh, says it is not a deliberate ploy by government to refuse to pay or to delay paying compensations for lands it acquired.
(FRENCH EMBASSY) AMA :
New procedurers in the offing
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The French Embassy in Accra has announced that it would introduce the new procedure for biometric visas on December 22, 2007.
BOLGATANGA :
NPP needs a hardworking candidate
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Mr. Dan Botwe, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, has appealed to the party’s delegates to vote for him when the party goes to congress to elect its presidential candidate for Election 2007.
(CASTLE) AMA :
PURC chairman resigns.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The Chairman of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, Mr. Kwame Pianim has tendered in his resignation.
AMA :
Top officers happy with CJA.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Accra Regional Police Commander, Kwaku Ayensu Opare-Addo, has described Tuesday’s ‘Yeewuo’ demonstration by the Committee for Joint Action as absolutely peaceful.
(SHAMA) SAEMA :
Two appeal for reinstatement.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
One of the two agricultural science tutors of the Shama Senior High School (SHS) who were transferred from the school for their alleged insubordination and disrespectful attitude towards school authority had appealed for reinstatement to "continue his good works" for the school.
(COURTS) AMA :
PRESEC bursur remanded.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
An Accra Circuit Court has remanded the immediate past Bursar of the Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRESEC), Legon, Mr Gyeni Sampong, for allegedly stealing more than GH¢200,000 (¢2 billion) belonging to the school.
(CAPE COAST) CMA :
Ex-seaman granted bail for stealing
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Drama unfolded at a Cape Coast circuit court, when a 56-year-old ex-seaman, Ato Amonoo Acquah who has been charged with stealing a Nokia mobile phone, told the court that he had a vision whiles in police custody not to drink again.
NATIONAL :
ISO certification for Food Research Institute
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), has granted accreditation to 11 microbiological and four chemical laboratory methods of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Food Research Institute (FRI).
(ACCRA) AMA:
ProCredit gives Agro-Loan to farmers
Wednesday, December 12 2007
ProCredit, a Savings and Loans Company, is supporting the Ghanaian economy by giving Agricultural Loan (Agro-Loan) to farmers, which has been made flexible to help them develop their agricultural and fishery businesses.
TAMALE :
WHO/Presby support flood victims
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana have donated relief items to flood victims in the three Northern Regions: Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions.
(CUSTOMS) TMA :
CEPS gets tough.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service CEPS says it will start implementing a new computerized system for vehicles at the borders from January next year.
HO :
Mass food poisoning.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Meat Consumers in the Ho Municipality face the risk of food poisoning this Christmas unless conditions at the "slaughterhouse" changed dramatically.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Burili unlcer training ends in Takoradi
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Linda Vanotoo, Deputy Western Regional Director of Health, has stated that adequate information on buluri ulcer could help the public to effectively check the spread of the disease.
(KOFORIDUA) NJMA:
Consultation, key in citing of businesses
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Nana Kwasi Adjei-Boateng has advised members of the Council of Indigenous Business Association (CIBA) and the private sector to consult their
Metropolitan, Municipal or District Assemblies in the citing of their business.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Familiarity with Artesunate-Amodiaquine to be tested
Wednesday, December 12 2007
About 140,000 people in the Kintampo South and North districts are to take part in a research, which seeks to find out the number of people who are familiar with artesunate amodiaquine, a new malaria drug.
NKORANZA:
Assembly Members deplore activities of contractors
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Two Assembly Members in the Nkoranza District have complained about the activities of a contractor working on the extension of electricity to their electoral areas, saying the project had rather become a threat to the lives of the people.
TAKORADI:
Contribute towards development of school
Thursday, December 13 2007
Old students of Takoradi Secondary School (TADISCO) have been urged  to contribute their quota to the school to help develop it into a model institution.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ahodwo roundabout inaugurated
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Ahodwo roundabout in Kumasi that was rehabilitated with funds from the Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank has been inaugurated.
NATIONAL:
Malaria is a bane on the national economy
Thursday, December 13 2007
Major Courage Quashigah (rtd), Health Minister, has indicated that malaria poses a serious threat to the peoples’ health and the economy, stressing the need for urgent actions to prevent the disease from eroding the National Health Insurance Fund.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Assembly urges passage of new district legislation
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Gomoa District Assembly has appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to facilitate the passage of Legislation to back the creation of the new Gomoa East District before the Christmas recess.
(NYANYANO) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Mobile iodisation units inaugurated
Thursday, December 13 2007
Three mobile iodisation units valued at 41,000 dollars for salt producers at Nyanyano in the Central Region have been inaugurated.
TMA :
Assembly to prosecute passengers.
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Waste Management Department of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly, has instituted measures to prosecute passengers, drivers and driver’s mates who would be caught throwing rubbish from vehicles.
(ABUTIA-KLOE) HO :
Man arrested for selling bulbs.
Thursday, December 13 2007
A 41-year-old man, Ben Bella Ahaligah, has been arrested by the Ho Police for selling large quantities of CFL energy saving bulbs earmarked for free distribution to promote the national energy efficiency project.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Rainstorm hits community.
Thursday, December 13 2007
Over four hundred people in four communities near Nsawam in the Akuapem South District have been rendered homeless following a heavy rainstorm which hit the area last Monday.
NATIONAL :
Interim Agreement will avoid disruption to Trade
Thursday, December 13 2007
The European Commission has hailed Ghana’s decision to sign the interim Economic Partnership Agreements with the European Union in the next few days.
  
NATIONAL :
US supports Ghana with 70,000 dollars
Thursday, December 13 2007
The US Embassy has distributed 70,000 dollars to 12 local communities under its Ambassador’s Self-Help programme, which began 16 years ago in the country.
(COURTS) AMA
Hot oil goes for 10 years.
Thursday, December 13 2007
An Accra Circuit Court slapped a 10-year jail term on a painter for pouring hot oil on his wife.
(COURTS) CAPE COAST :
Man defiles 12 year old
Thursday, December 13 2007
A circuit court at Cape Coast remanded James Amoah alias Kwesi Atta a 56-year-old radio mechanic into prison custody for allegedly defiling a 12 year-old class six pupil at Assin Nyamebebu near Assin Fosu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU pip Real Sportive
Thursday, December 13 2007
A 19th minute spot kick goal converted by Alhassan Weah was enough to earn Real Tamale United (RTU) the maximum three points and second home win in their third week Onetouch Premier League match against visiting Tema Real Sportive at the Kaladan Park.
NKORANZA :
Assembly gets tough.
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Nkoranza District Assembly, has charged its planning committee to prevent land developers from putting up buildings and structures close to streets, pavements and other unauthorized places in Nkoranza.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna wins first match
Thursday, December 13 2007
Newly Promoted Zaytuna United displayed a spirited performance to beat Gamba All Blacks 3-2 in third week Onetouch Premier League clash at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park in Accra on Wednesday.
(BARRACKS) KMA :
Woman dies from alcohol fit.
Thursday, December 13 2007
A 20 year old woman, who boasted before some young men in Kumasi that she could quaff a full bottle of the alcoholic beverage, “Pusher Gin Betters” ended up losing her life after consuming the stuff.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts make fans happy
Thursday, December 13 2007
A goal in each half ensured the defending league champions, Accra Hearts of Oak earned their first victory in the third week Premier League match against Sekondi Hasaacas at the El Wak Stadium on Wednesday.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
International Credit Union day observed.
Thursday, December 13 2007
The West Gonja District under the auspices of the Northern chapter of Ghana Credits Unions hosted this year’s celebration of international credit union day.
NATIONAL :
BOG advises traders.
Thursday, December 13 2007
With barely 18 days for the old Ghana cedi notes and coins to cease to be legal tender, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has appealed to traders and operators of supermarkets and other retail outlets to desist from giving out change in the old notes and coins.
(DAMONGO) NDC :
Primaries held.
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Damongo Daboya Executives of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have organised primaries to elect a candidate for the 2008 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
(MANSO-BONSAASO) AMANSIE WEST :
District receive international entourage.
Thursday, December 13 2007
A two-member team from United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Regional Centre at Bamako in Mali has paid a five-day working visit to Manso-Bonsaaso in the Amansie West District.
(ESSIPON) SAEMA :
West African cooks troop to Essipon
Thursday, December 13 2007
Traditional caterers from Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire are trooping to Essipon, one of the venues of the Ghana 2008 tournament, where the national teams of the two countries will be playing. The caterers are trying to secure space to operate eating places for the many supporters expected to turn up.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien make CAF five-man shortlist
Thursday, December 13 2007
A five-man shortlist has been drawn up for the 2007 African Footballer of the Year award, with the winner to be announced in February.
(DOMPOASE) ADANSI NORTH :
Inservice training for teachers
Thursday, December 13 2007
The implementation of school and cluster-based in-service training project in the Adansi North District initiated by the Ghana Education Service (GES) and Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has improved the district’s performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) since 2005.
(TIZZA) WA :
First lady visits flood women victims.
Thursday, December 13 2007
Mrs Theresa Kufuor, the First Lady, has donated relief items to 240 women whose properties were destroyed during the recent floods in north.
(ASOKORE-MAMPONG) KMA :
Tide turning for region.
Thursday, December 13 2007
A total of 1,181 AIDS cases involving 650 females and 531 males were recorded from January to September, Dr Kofi Asare, Ashanti Regional Director of Ghana Health Service, has said.
KETA :
PLS appeals to MMDAs’.
Thursday, December 13 2007
Mr. Omari Tenkorang, Acting Director of Ghana Library Board (GLB), has said it was time to breathe a new lease of life into the public library service.
NATIONAL :
Police service receives more vehicles
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Police Administration has expressed its readiness to provide adequate security during this year’s Yuletide and the Ghana 2008 football tournament.
NATIONAL :
More than 11000 thousand violent cases recorded
Thursday, December 13 2007
The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has recorded 11,471 cases of domestic violence nationwide this year.
TAMALE:
Andanis embark on demonstration.
Thursday, December 13 2007
The wives and princesses of the Andani Royal Family in the Dagbon chieftaincy divide on Monday embarked on a peaceful demonstration in the Tamale metropolis to demand the apprehension of the perpetrators of the disturbances in Yendi that led to the death of Ya-Na Yakubu Andani II and 40 others.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko summoned over ¢85m
Thursday, December 13 2007
The chairman of newly relegated division one club Mr.Apraku Tuffour of Bofoakwah Tano football club yesterday through a court ballif summons Kotoko over failure to pay its debts owing to the club.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Fire displaces dozens at Juaso
Thursday, December 13 2007
Dozens of people have been displaced following a fire outbreak that razed down their house at Juaso in the Asante Akim South District on Wednesday.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA:
Meridian FM gutted
Thursday, December 13 2007
Fire has swept through the offices of Meridian FM, destroying equipment and other valuable items.
    
NATIONAL:
Code of conduct to fight corruption soon
Thursday, December 13 2007
A code of conduct to fight and unearth corrupt practices at all educational institutions and systems would soon be launched by the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA) and the International Campaign for Corruption-Free Schools (ICCS).
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Increased assets for Dormaa teachers
Thursday, December 13 2007
Dormaa Teachers Cooperative Credit Union’s total assets stood at 6.76 billion cedis as at June 30 this year, an increase of 50 percent over last year’s figure of 4.5 billion cedis.
(AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU/EFUTU/SENYA :
Pregnant/Lactating women given mosquito nets
Thursday, December 13 2007
A total 382 Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets have been distributed to some pregnant and lactating women at Awutu Beraku when a team, which was on float to launch the US President Malaria Initiative Control visited Agona Abodom in the Central Region.
NATIONAL:
Ghana signs trade deal with EU
Friday, December 14 2007
Ghana has signed an interim trade deal to liberalise 80 per cent of its trade with the European Union (EU), which in turn has offered 100 per cent quota-free and duty-free access to Ghanaian goods, except sugar and rice.
NATIONAL :
Inducement - what journalists have to say.
Friday, December 14 2007
Some Journalists have reacted to concerns by the Ethics and Disciplinary Council of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) about the issue of some journalists receiving gifts from their hosts after assignments.
(SECONDI) SAEMA :
Driver in court
Friday, December 14 2007
Francis Amoah, a 32-year-old driver has appeared before a Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conspiring to commit crime and attempting to steal.
GA WEST :
Boy supports fight against corruption
Friday, December 14 2007
An artwork by a 14-year pupil of Kwegyir Aggrey Memorial School in the Ga West District emerged the overall best of an anti-corruption slogan and art competition organised by the Ghana
Anti-corruption Coalition (GACC).
WASSA AKROPONG :
Activities of chainsaw operators worrying
Friday, December 14 2007
Mrs Lydia Opoku, Assistant Western Regional Forestry Manager, has described as unfortunate the activities  of chainsaw operators in the country in spite of all the noise and call for proper and effective management of forest resources.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
Ghana Post slow in steps
Friday, December 14 2007
Mr Fred Opare Ansah, Deputy Communications Minister has tasked the management of the Ghana Post (GP) to change its business strategy to conform to current communications trends.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Two use tricks to steal mobile phone
Friday, December 14 2007
One of two friends who allegedly conspired by playing a trick on a student and succeeded in stealing his camera mobile phone has been granted a GH¢ 1,000 bail with a surety by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ensure fair officiating
Friday, December 14 2007
The assistant coach of Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals F.C., Sellas Tetteh has urged referees to ensure fair officiating of matches to make the on-going Onetouch Premier League become a success.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tri-angular boxing championships for Bolgatanga
Friday, December 14 2007
Dade Boxing Promotions Syndicate is to organise a triangular amateur boxing championships on Friday, December 14 at the Bolgatanga Catholic Social Centre.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
SOS organizes Ghana 2008 debate
Friday, December 14 2007
SOS Children’s Villages is to organise an inter-schools debate on Monday, December 17, 2007 in connection with the 26th MTN Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Driver in prison custody
Friday, December 14 2007
A 48-year-old driver, Obiri Yeboah, who sold an old excavator machine which did not belong to him for GH¢3,500 has been put before the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GAABA weekly contest returns on Friday
Friday, December 14 2007
The Greater Accra Regional Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) weekly contest resumes this Friday, December 14 with some interesting pairings at the Prison’s Canteen, Cantonments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Milan vs. Borca again?
Friday, December 14 2007
The stage is set for Sunday’s grand final, with Japanese fans eager to see Boca Juniors and AC Milan, two of the most successful sides in international club football, not to mention this competition, battle it out for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007.
( SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Women urged to help build nation
Friday, December 14 2007
The youth of the country have been called upon to join hands to build the nation through education and industries, instead of leaving the villages in search of scarce white colour jobs.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
District brazes itself
Friday, December 14 2007
The Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira District Assembly has put in place measures to improve revenue mobilization to help reverse the low revenue collected there.
NATIONAL :
PSWU elects new chairman.
Friday, December 14 2007
The Public Services Workers Union (PSWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC)  elected Ms. Georgina Opoku Amankwa, a 42-year-old lawyer, as its National Chairperson.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Pilgrims still waiting to be airlifted
Friday, December 14 2007
Expectation mixed with few strands of anxiety was written on the faces of many of the Hajj pilgrims waiting at the Kotoka International Airport for their flight to Jeddah.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Moral training of children is parents responsibility.
Friday, December 14 2007
Osabarima Kwaku Amoah III, Chief of Asamankese,said initial moral training of children was fundamentally the responsibility of parents.
(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH :
More campaign on HIV/AIDS.
Friday, December 14 2007
An HIV/AIDS awareness campaign has been held at Essam near Akim Oda to educate the people about the causes, effects, symptoms and the dangers associated with the virus and how to prevent it.
(ANYAA) GA WEST :
School children die in school.
Friday, December 14 2007
Two kindergarten pupils of the Happy Souls Academy at Anyaa in the Ga West District who were seen off to school Thursday morning by their parents met their untimely death when a wall of the school building collapsed on them.
TAMALE :
Residents reject currencies.
Friday, December 14 2007
Misunderstanding is already developing among residents of the Tamale metropolis, particularly between service providers and customers, over the use of the old currency in transactions.
SUNYANI:
Director denies alleged sale of bulbs
Friday, December 14 2007
Mr Kwasi Anane Frimpong, Sunyani Municipal Director of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has denied allegations that the energy saving bulbs brought into the Municipality to be supplied free to the general public had been sold to some sections of the public.
(REGIONAL COMMAND) TMA :
Two officers commended.
Friday, December 14 2007
The Tema Regional Police Command has commended General Corporal Awudu Razak and General Constable Michael Dewortor for scaring off a bunch of thieves from ransacking the Global Haulage Warehouse in Tema.
NATIONAL :
Health Ministry launches policy document
Saturday, December 15 2007
Though Africa has 11 per cent of the world’s population and carries 24 per cent of global disease, the continent has only 1.3 per cent of health workers and less than 1 per cent of the world’s financial resources for health.
(CANTONMENTS) AMA :
Ashehi University College holds graduation
Saturday, December 15 2007
Mrs Essie Anno Sackey, Managing Director, Ghana Airport Company on Saturday urged the youth to make positive contributions to the society through the acquisition and application of knowledge acquired in school.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Schools score zero percent
Saturday, December 15 2007
None of candidates presented by three Junior High Schools in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region obtained between aggregates 6 and 36 to qualify for admission into Senior High School in the 2006/2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(AMANASE) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR :
About 600 people learn to save
Saturday, December 15 2007
The Headquarters of Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM) has in the past three years mobilised more than 600 members to learn to save their monies with financial institutions.
(37 MILITARY HOSPITAL) AMA :
KNUST Former Vice Chancellor passes away
Saturday, December 15 2007
The death is reported on Friday at the ’37’ Military Hospital, Accra of Professor Kwesi Andam, former Vice-Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
Model of Urology Centre unveiled
Saturday, December 15 2007
A seven-million dollar fund to establish a National Urology Centre was on Friday launched in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to support the work to help alleviate the pain and suffering of the people.
SUNYANI :
Exchange old currencies for new ones- Bank Manager
Saturday, December 15 2007
Mr. Eugene Atikpo, Brong Ahafo Regional Manager of Bank of Ghana has reminded those still keeping the old currencies with them to send them to the nearest bank for a change before the beginning of next year.
    
HOHOE :
Farmers urged to safeguard country’s cocoa
Saturday, December 15 2007
Mr. Paul A. Tandoh, Acting Volta Regional Manager of Quality Control Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board, has appealed to cocoa farmers to adhere strictly to the application of only approved agro-chemicals in the production chain.
(LA PALM) AMA :
Housing Exhibition 2007 opens
Saturday, December 15 2007
Dr Alexander Tweneboa, President of Ghana Real Estates Developers’ Association (GREDA), has said the provision of shelter to every family, which should be the priority of every nation, has become a major issue in developing countries.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Delegation from Akpini Traditional Area visit president
Saturday, December 15 2007
A delegation of chiefs and elders from the Akpini Traditional Area in Kpando have called at the Castle, Osu, to officially inform President John Agyekum Kufuor of the death of Togbega Dagadu VII, the Paramount Chief.
NATIONAL :
Ministry announces three holidays
Saturday, December 15 2007
The Ministry of the Interior has declared Wednesday, December 19 as a public holiday in commemoration of the Eid-Ul-Adha Festival and asked the public to take note.
    
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Chamber honours five institutions in W/R
Saturday, December 15 2007
Five institutions in the Western Region that excelled in honouring their social responsibilities to the communities in which they operate have been honoured at an impressive awards ceremony at Takoradi.
   
(PRINCESS TOWN) AHANTA WEST :
Rioters bailed
Saturday, December 15 2007
A Takoradi District Magistrate’s Court has granted one thousand Ghana cedis bail with one surety each to 23 more persons alleged to have participated in the recent violent clashes during the Kundum festival at Princess Town/Aketekyie.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Show love and care for HIV/AIDS patients
Saturday, December 15 2007
Mr. Eric Pinaman Asare, President of the Universal United Youth Organisation (UUY), has called on Ghanaians to be conscious of the reality that HIV/AIDS does not respect persons.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Hoteliers schooled
Saturday, December 15 2007
A day’s training programme to enhance the knowledge of hotel operators to maintain high cleaning and hygiene standards was held in Kumasi ahead of the Ghana 2008 soccer fiesta.
TMA :
Graduates undergo training.
Sunday, December 16 2007
A day’s seminar on job seeking, interview techniques, workplace ethics and conducts aimed at preparing graduates to meet employers’ requirements and expectations during the job search was held for selected tertiary students in Tema.
(ADUMASA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
We wont vote if...
Sunday, December 16 2007
The people of Adumasa, a farming community near Suhum in the Eastern Region has threatened to boycott the 2008 general elections if their five-kilometre feeder road from Tetteh Nkwanta through Ayitey to Adumasa is not rehabilitated.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Illiterates finding no place.
Sunday, December 16 2007
The Fanteakwa District President of the Beauticians and Hairdressers Association, Ms. Paulina Ametsitor has said that illiterates and poorly educated people are finding it difficult to be in the profession.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Pay journalists their worth.
Sunday, December 16 2007
The Eastern Region Minister, Mr. Kwadwo Afram-Asiedu has challenged editors and media house owners to pay good salaries to their staff and also resource them well in order to help their staff to avoid gifts which are likely to influence their reportage.
NEW JUABEN :
Organisations advised to institute internal insurance
Sunday, December 16 2007
The Eastern Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira has appealed to churches to use part of their welfare funds to pay Insurance Premium for their needy members.
(UCOMS) KMA :
Moral decandence equals to corruption
Sunday, December 16 2007
Professor Dr. Daniel Buor, Provost of the College of Art and Social Sciences (CASS) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has cited the decline of moral standards as the main reason for the current spate of corruption and indiscipline that had pervaded the Ghanaian society.
(ASSIN APIMANIM) ASSIN SOUTH :
MMDAs must work more with chiefs
Sunday, December 16 2007
Barima Kwame Nkyi XII, Omanhene of Assin Apimanim traditional area, called on the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment to come out with pragmatic programmes that would create the avenue for traditional rulers to actively take part in the activities of district assemblies.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Third batch flown.
Sunday, December 16 2007
Five hundred and twenty-nine Hajj pilgrims, forming the third batch, left Accra at 1450 hours on Sunday for Jeddah aboard a Boeing 747 aircraft that came from Saudi Arabia.
      
(ADUMASA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Chainsaw operators work through bad roads.
Sunday, December 16 2007
Chainsaw operators have reportedly taken advantage of the bad nature of a five-kilometre feeder road from Tetteh Nkwanta through Ayitey to Adumasa to destroy the forests in the area.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Training for assembly members
Sunday, December 16 2007
Mr Martin Benjamin, Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Accounts (MCA), has urged assembly members to study the document on the MCA and help to educate the public on its operations and benefits.
NATIONAL :
Educational reform will it ever work.
Sunday, December 16 2007
Concern has been expressed about the capacity of Ghana with about 40 per cent of its annual budget being donor funded,to implement all aspects of the new Education Reform.
NATIONAL :
Launching postponed.
Sunday, December 16 2007
The Ministry of Local Government and Environment  announced the postponement of the launch of the Local Government Service, scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2007.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Entertainment centres advised.
Sunday, December 16 2007
Operators of entertainment centres including chop and drinking bars, have been asked to display HIV/AIDS posters and other educational materials in their premises to help prevent the spread of the disease.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH :
Cocoa farmers received free insecticide
Monday, December 17 2007
Cocoa farmers in Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti Region have received 4,800 litres of confidor, a capsid-control insecticide worth GH¢ 192,000 to spray their farms.
ACCRA:
Defaulters advised to pay SSNIT loans
Monday, December 17 2007
Mr. Rowland Kupler, a Circuit Overseer of the Jehovah Witness organisation has advised Christians in arrears of SSNIT loans to be honest to themselves and settle them.
NATIONAL:
Help promote democracy
Monday, December 17 2007
Reverend Professor Samuel Kwasi Adjepong, Chairman of the National African Peer Review Mechanism, Governing Council (NAPRM-GC), has called on civil society organizations and other stakeholders to help promote participatory governance in Ghana.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
UDS Medical School to get accreditation
Monday, December 17 2007
Government is determined to ensure that the University for Development Studies (UDS) Medical School gets accreditation before 2009, President John Agyekum Kufuor has assured.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
ICT can ensure access to university education
Monday, December 17 2007
Professor Clifford Tagoe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana has urged workers to embrace the distance education programme to enable them to access university courses.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Churches urged to extend hand to the needy
Monday, December 17 2007
Mrs. Hannah Abubekr, President of the Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Ministers’ Spouses Association, has asked churches to continue to assist widows and orphans, especially during Christmas and other festivities.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Farmers’ co-operative groups to benefit from MCA
Monday, December 17 2007
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Accounts, Mr Martin Benjamin, has advised farmers to form co-operative groups to enable them to benefit from loans under the  Millennium Challenge Accounts.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Encourage children to pursue vocational courses
Monday, December 17 2007
Mrs. Florence Adufutse, Manager of the Business Studies Centre of the Kumasi branch of the National Vocational Training Institute, has called on parents to encourage their children to pursue vocational and technical courses.
(KUMASI ) KMA :
Embrace technology based programmes
Monday, December 17 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, has charged the nation’s professionals and technocrat to be disciplined and committed to duty for an accelerated socio-economic development.
(NAMIBIA) SHAMA-AHANTA :
Role of private school is vital
Monday, December 17 2007
Odeneho Gyapong Ababio, President of the National House of Chiefs, has stated that the role of private schools is vital for national development.
(TAKORADI) SHAMA-AHANTA EAST:
Chamber honours five institutions
Monday, December 17 2007
Five institutions in the Western Region that have excelled in their social responsibilities to the community which they operate have been honoured at an awards ceremony in Takoradi.
 
(SECONDI) SAEMA :
Fijai Senior High School to fight indiscipline
Monday, December 17 2007
The authorities of Fijai Senior High School in Sekondi, have given the assurance that they would initiate measures to eliminate acts of indiscipline and hooliganism from the school.
NATIONAL:
More pilgrims flown out
Monday, December 17 2007
One thousand nine hundred and ninety-six hajj pilgrims have been flown out since the Government intervened and got Saudi Arabian Authorities to give Ghanaians a special dispensation after the Jeddah Airport was closed on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kumasi ready for CAN 2008
Monday, December 17 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Sunday inaugurated the refurbished and upgraded Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi amidst pomp and pageantry from the large crowd of people who thronged the Stadium to witness the event.
HO:
HIV/AIDS knowledge level is low among teachers
Monday, December 17 2007
Mrs Olivia Sosu, Volta Regional Director of Education, has stated that the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) level in HIV/AIDS is low among students and teachers in basic and second cycle institutions in the Volta Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"MAPOUKA" well displayed in Kumasi
Monday, December 17 2007
The Baba Yara Sports Stadium yesterday turned into a dancing hall when the under-17 National soccer team “the young elephants” of  La Cote D’voire displayed their traditional “mapouka” dance in the presence of  President Kufuor and the over thirty thousand fans at the stadium, after  they thrashed their Ghanaian counterparts , the black starlets 2-0 to carry the day high on their shoulders.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
NALAG advocates monthly allowances for assembly members
Monday, December 17 2007
The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has advocated for the introduction of monthly allowances for assembly members in the country.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Polytechnics’ games end
Monday, December 17 2007
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Ofosu Asamoah has called for more investment in sports to attract large numbers of the youth to help reduce the rate of crime wave and armed robbery in the country.
WA :
Veep commends religious leaders for ensuring peace
Monday, December 17 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has said the country was enjoying excellent religious tolerance and commended leaders of religious organisations for showing quality leadership without jeopardizing the security of the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Dominant Milan rule the world
Monday, December 17 2007
AC Milan beat Boca Juniors 4-2 today to become the first European winners of the FIFA Club World Cup.
(KUMASI) CPP:
CPP goes for Paa Kwesi Nduom
Monday, December 17 2007
Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, Member of Parliament for Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem constituency and the immediate past Minister of Public Sector Reform, has won the sole slot to become the flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party in a  delegates’ congress held at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Kaka soars above the competition
Monday, December 17 2007
Kaka was voted best player at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007 by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG).
(KUMASI) CPP:
Aggudey threatens legal action against CPP
Monday, December 17 2007
Mr George Opesika Aggudey, one of the presidential aspirants of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has urged the party’s leadership to conduct thorough investigation into the conduct of some presidential aspirants that led to malpractices in the national delegates’ congress of the party in Kumasi.
SUNYANI:
Robbers now target churches
Monday, December 17 2007
Some churches in the Sunyani Municipality have been the target of armed robbers in the run-up to Christmas as worshippers in three churches were attacked within a week.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Highway robbery at Nkawkaw
Monday, December 17 2007
Some passengers travelling on the Accra/Kumasi road have been robbed of their mobile phones, monies and other valuables by a group of armed robbers.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Sixty-four teachers honoured
Monday, December 17 2007
Sixty-four teachers in basic and second cycle schools in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District have been honoured for their hard work.
NATIONAL:
Bidders clear goods with false documents
Monday, December 17 2007
The government auction Task Force overseeing the sale of all overstayed containers at Tema Port on Monday said it had uncovered deals in which some professional bidders were using fake bank payment receipts to clear containers from the port.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Justice Crabbe receives award from WHO
Monday, December 17 2007
Mr. Justice V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe, Commissioner of Statute Law Revision, Attorney General’s Department was on Monday awarded with a special prize and certificate by the World Health Organisation (WHO), African Regional Office for his contribution towards tobacco control.
(ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Health Insurance receives high patronage
Monday, December 17 2007
The Birim North District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme recorded 72,712 people last year as against 20,185 two years ago representing an increase of 58.8 percent of the district’s population.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Fanteakwa MHIS takes stock
Monday, December 17 2007
The Fanteakwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme on Monday held its second Annual General Meeting at Begoro to take stock of its achievements and drawbacks and to plan strategize for improved operations.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
Education Director commended for reversing corruption
Monday, December 17 2007
Mr. Sampson Amofah-Krah, the outgoing District Director of Education for Ahafo-Ano-South has been commended for reversing the perception of corruption and financial malfeasance that was associated with the education directorate some years ago.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA-NANKANA:
Kassena-Nankana gets energy saving bulbs
Monday, December 17 2007
The Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) distribution programme, designed by the ministry of energy to distribute enrgy-saving bulbs free of charge to every district in the country, has been launched in the Upper East Region at Navrongo in the Kassena-Nankana District.
(EJURA) EJURA-SEKYEDUMASI:
District sponsors 153 untrained teachers
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Efforts are seriously being made by the Ejura-Sekyedumasi District Assembly in improving the teacher -pupil ratio in the district and to ensure quality education through good training.
(BATTOR) NORTH TONGU :
Aveyime rice project to see light next year
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The Aveyime Rice Project is to begin operations early next year at Battor in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.
NATIONAL:
Last batch of pilgrims flown out
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The last batch of 520 Hajj pilgrims left Accra at 1745 hours on Monday bringing the total to 2,516 under a special dispensation Saudi Arabian Authorities granted Ghanaians after Friday’s closure of Jeddah Airport.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Be firm in enforcing discipline in schools
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Alhaji Aliu Mahama, the Vice President has urged headmasters of Senior High Schools (SHS) in the country to remain fair and firm in enforcing school regulations.
(OBOADAKA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Neighbourhood watch group formed
Tuesday, December 18 2007
A 25-member neighbourhood watch group for Oboadaka near Suhum in the Eastern Region has been inaugurated.
(DZOLO-KPUITA) HO :
NDC aspirant dares NPP candidate
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mrs Dzifa Attivor, an aspiring National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Ho-West constituency has said she would make "mince meat" of Mr Mawutor Goh, Ho Municipal Chief Executive and NPP parliamentary candidate.
(TAKORADI SHAMA AHANTA EAST :
Accidents on the decline
Tuesday, December 18 2007
As a result of sustained public education on safety regulations and collaboration of efforts by stakeholders, road accidents in the Western Region have been on the decline of late, says Mr. Thomas Bismark Boakye, Regional Coordinator of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC).
BOLGATANGA :
NHIS commended
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr Robert Ajene, a retired Educationist has commended the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for delivering affordable and quality health service to Ghanaians.
(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH:
Community sensitised on HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, December 18 2007
An HIV/AIDS awareness forum has been held at Essam near Akim Oda in the Eastern Region, to adequately inform the people about the causes, effects, symptoms and the dangers associated with the disease and how to prevent it.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
WHO and church supports flood victims
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana have supported flood victims in the three Northern Regions with relief items.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABENG:
NHIS to pay debts
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The National Health Insurance Council (NHIC), has taken steps to redeem all outstanding debts the scheme owed to hospitals, clinics and pharmacy shops that provide services to scheme members.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Division one registration postponed
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The timeline for registration of players for the National Division One League has been extended from December 27 to January 10 2007 for the 2008 season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
USAID grants 95,000 dollars to support Disabled Sports
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Sports Wing of the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has received a grant of 95,000 dollars from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) towards organizing a national basketball competition.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Kaka is world best
Tuesday, December 18 2007
AC Milan and Brazil star Kaka has been named Fifa’s world player of the year, beating Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the honour in Zurich.
(MANSO-BONSAASO) :
MDG officials from Mali visit Manso-Bonsaaso
Tuesday, December 18 2007
A two-member team from United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Regional Centre at Bamako in Mali has paid a five-day working visit to Manso-Bonsaaso in the Amansie West District.
KETA :
Public Library Service cries for a fresh lease of life
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr. Omari Tenkorang, Acting Director of Ghana Library Board (GLB), has said it was time to breathe a new lease of life into the public library service.
(ABLEKUMA) NPP :
Injunction to be placed on NPP Congress?
Tuesday, December 18 2007
With just four days to the national delegates’ congress of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), some members of the Ablekuma South Constituency of the party have filed an interim injunction.
(BADU) TAIN :
Rural banks urged to give advances
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr. Emmanuel K. Kwapong, Managing Director of the ARB Apex Bank Limited, has urged managements of rural banks to ensure that their product base was enhanced to include the granting of advances to companies and individuals.
NATIONAL :
Deadline would not be changed.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The Bank of Ghana says it will not extend the December 31, 2007 deadline for the use of the old currency as legal tender.
NATIONAL :
Beware !
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Attention:

How are you today? Hope all is well with you and family?, You may not understand why this mail came to you.
NATIONAL :
Pilgrims problem not over yet.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Ghanaian pilgrims to this year’s Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca, have another challenge to contend with after reaching Saudi Arabia.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Upper East irrigation dams to be reconstructed
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The governement is entering into a partnership with the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) to reconstruct 39 irrigation dams that were destroyed by the recent floods that hit the Upper East Region.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
GBC’s statute must be reviewed
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr. Berifi Apenteng, a Media Consultant has said the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) would be very well placed to be transformed into a true public service broadcaster if its statute of incorporation was reviewed to state its functions more clearly and comprehensively.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Five billion cedi administration block for UCC Medical School
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Adow Obeng, on Tuesday cut the sod and planted a commemorative tree to commence the construction of a five billion cedis administration block for the UCC’s proposed School of Medical Sciences(SMS) slated to take off in January next year.
JASIKAN:
Baby boy burnt to death
Tuesday, December 18 2007
A one-year-old baby boy was burnt to death at Jasikan when a candle lit by his mother allegedly started a fire in the room where he was sleeping.
NATIONAL:
MiDA and Forestry Ministry sign implementing agreement
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), which is responsible for implementing and managing the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Ghana Programme, and the Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines on Tuesday signed a 6.25 million-dollar implementing entity agreement to facilitate registration of land rights in rural communities and enhance farmers’ access to land.
(KUMASI) NDUOM:
I will unite CPP - Dr. Nduom
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Flagbearer of Convention People’s Party (CPP), says he would pursue an all-inclusive policy in restructuring the Party to make it vibrant and capable of winning Election 2008.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Baker in court for stealing spraying machine
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Kofi Agoe, baker, 21, who allegedly entered the kitchen of a neighbour and stole spraying machine spare parts worth 30 million cedis, has been remanded a circuit court at Asamankese.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Chieftaincy and Culture ministry to revive role of traditional institutions
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr. Samuel K. Boafo, Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, has said the Ministry intends to revive the positive qualities within the Traditional Institutions to effectively partner government for good governance.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA:
Filth engulfs Tema Station
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Mr. Pattterson Asare, Welfare Secretary of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) at the Tema Station in Accra has called on the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to clear the heap of rubbish that had once again engulfed the place after the traders returned just after the decongestion exercise.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Kwaebibirem District observe World AIDS Day
Tuesday, December 18 2007
This year’s World AIDs day has been marked in the Kwaebibirem District with a procession and a quiz competition which generated lots of enthusiasm and participation.
(KNUST) KMA:
British Council to refurbish KNUST Library
Tuesday, December 18 2007
The British Council Library will from January 2008 stop lending books to the public but will provide other services, including on-line access facilities to the general Public.
(TEMA) TMA :
Ten pupils gain leadership training
Tuesday, December 18 2007
Ten pupils of the Akodzo Junior High (JHS) School in the Tema Metropolis have undergone a five-day leadership training programme under the ‘Dreams and Teams’ club to build their leadership capacity in future.
BOLGATANGA :
Public education on budget
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The Information Service Department (ISD), in the Upper East Region has embarked on a 14 day intensive public education campaign on the 2008 budget statement.
ACCRA:
Ghana signs agreement to host UNCTAD 12
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Ghana has signed an agreement to host the 12th summit of United Nations Conference on Trade and Agreement (UNCTAD 12) in Accra from April 20 to 25, next year.
(SUNYANI) AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
GPRTU receives litterbins
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The Brong Ahafo Regional Branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has received 48 litterbins from the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, towards improving sanitation at lorry parks.
(EKUASI) :
TIDD Club gives to Twin City Special School
Wednesday, December 19 2007

The Ladies Club of the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission on Tuesday presented gifts worth more than 4,000 Ghana Cedis to the inmates of the Twin City Special School for the mentally challenged at Ekuasi near Sekondi.

(EKUASI) SHAMA AHANTA EAST:
TIDD Club gives to Twin City Special School
Wednesday, December 19 2007

The Ladies Club of the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission on Tuesday presented gifts worth more than 4,000 Ghana Cedis to the inmates of the Twin City Special School for the mentally challenged at Ekuasi near Sekondi.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Derek Boateng donates to Osu Children’s home
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Ghanaian midfielder, Derek Boateng who plies his trade in Israel on Tuesday donated food items to the Osu Children’s Home as part of his contribution towards the upkeep of the under-privileged in the society.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN announces package to LOC
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Cellular giants, MTN has announced a GH¢1 million package to the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 26th MTN African Cup of Nations towards hosting a successful event.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Harry is back
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The Board of Directors of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has confirmed the appointment of two of its former Chief Executive Officers’, Harry Zakkour and Nii Ayi-Bonte II, (a.k.a. Thomas Okine) to steer the affairs of the Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Another test at Baba Yara Stadium
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The Professional League Board has asked Kumasi Asante Kotoko to honour their fifth Week Premier League match against Accra Great Olympics at the Baba Yara Sports stadium, Kumasi on Wednesday, December 19 instead of the Sunyani Coronation Park.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s Career in Danger?
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The skipper of the Ghana national team , Stephen "Tornado" Appiah, could miss the African Cup of Nations which takes off in Accra on January 20 2008 on his home soil.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s Career in Danger?
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The skipper of the Ghana national team , Stephen "Tornado" Appiah, could miss the African Cup of Nations which takes off in Accra on January 20 2008 on his home soil.
(ADENTA) GA EAST:
Attempt to Kidnap Failed
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Thanks to a message attached to an international money transfer, an Ivorian national, Jaview Tchimou, 32, has been arrested by the Madina Divisional Police Command in Accra for allegedly kidnapping two children.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
Sustain NYEP- Beneficiaries
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Beneficiaries of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District, on Tuesday urged government to sustain the programme and add more modules to reduce poverty in the country.
(ATASOMANSO) KMA:
Atasomanso R/C Primary School receives items
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Mrs. Courtney Simcoff, a Canadian Voluntary worker and teacher, on Tuesday donated educational items worth GH¢300 to the Atasomanso R/C Primary School in Kumasi.
 
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER-DENKYIRA:
There’s hope for Ghanaian children
Wednesday, December 19 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said there was hope for Ghanaian children if only everybody would continue to support the government in the implementation of policies currently put in place for the nation’s development.
(TAMALE) :
Veep joins Muslims to offer prayers
Wednesday, December 19 2007
The Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama on Wednesday joined thousands of Muslims to offer prayers at the celebration of this year’s Muslim festival of Eid-UL-Adha at the Tamale Jubilee park.
    
(HO) :
Adhere to professional ethics Minister
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Mr Kofi Dzamesi, the Volta Regional Minister, on Tuesday urged journalists to adhere to their professional ethics, especially during the anticipated hectic moments in the 2008 Election.
(AWUTU OBRACHIRE)AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
NGO donates to needy persons
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Intervention Forum, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District has presented 200 textbooks, fifty children’s toys and five bales of second-hand clothing to some vulnerable women and 100 orphans and needy children in three communities in the Awutu Obrachire area.
(GOMOA-MANKOADZE) :
Forestry Commission educates people
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Winneba District Office of the Forestry Services Division (FSD), has organized separate durbars to educate more than 500 people in four communities surrounding the ’Yenku’ Forest Reserve in the Central Region, on the devastating effects of wildfire on their communities and the nation.
BOLGATANGA:
Communities plant trees along the Volta Basin
Thursday, December 20 2007
Communities along the Volta River Basin in Ghana and Burkina Faso are planting trees along the banks of the River to discourage farming activities and prevent siltation, Mr Kwame Odame-Ababio, Project Coordinator of the Water Governance Project has said.
NATIONAL :
Muslims asked to pay tithes
Thursday, December 20 2007
Major Sheikh Seidu Adam, Chief Imam of the Ghana Armed Forces, on bemoaned the reluctance of Ghanaian Muslims to pay Zakat (tithe), a pillar of Islam, which is an obligation they had to fulfil as adherents of the religion.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Father, son weep in court
Thursday, December 20 2007
Drama  unfolded at a Kumasi Circuit Court when an 18-year-old telephone cable thief and his father broke down in tears after the court convicted the boy of the offence.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Court puts injunction on Oforikrom NPP delegate
Thursday, December 20 2007
A Kumasi High Court, presided over by Mr Justice Kwame Ansu-Gyeabour, has ordered the withdrawal of some 10 persons selected to represent the Oforikrom Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vote at the National Delegates’ Congress of the party, scheduled for December 22.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
NCCE Director wants children’s rights respected
Thursday, December 20 2007
Mr. Isaac Gyimah, Ahafo Ano South District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has implored Ghanaians to uphold the rights of children to ensure their total development.
ACCRA:
Road Commission bears fangs
Thursday, December 20 2007
The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has condemned the use of motor bicycles for commercial purposes, the reckless display of acrobatics with motor bicycles on roads, saying that such acts were unlawful and punishable.
(TEMA) TMA :
Somotex opens 14th branch
Thursday, December 20 2007
Somotex Ghana Limited (SGL) has opened its 14th branch of its electronic section in the Tema heavy industrial area with the assurance of reaching out to all Ghanaians with the products at affordable prices.
(NAVRONGO)KASSENA NANKANA :
Naara Rural Bank increases profit
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Naara Rural Bank in the Kassena Nankana District last year made a net profit of 786.8 million Cedis, an increase of 52.30 per cent from that of 2005 which was 516.6 million Cedis.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH :
Citrus farmers appeal for assistance
Thursday, December 20 2007
Citrus farmers in the Birim North District have appealed to the Ministry of Agriculture for assistance to market the large quantities of the produce being harvested from their farms to enable them to pay for loans contracted for the project.
(KUMASI) KMA:
GTB to train caterers and food vendors
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) in Ashanti Region has launched a programme to train all food vendors on personal and environmental hygiene in their operations.
ACCRA :
National Chief Imam endorses investigation plan
Thursday, December 20 2007
The National Chief Imam, has publicly endorsed the government’s decision to order an investigation to unravel circumstances that led to this year’s Ghanaian pilgrims stranded in Accra for nearly two weeks.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Eric Bekoe powers Kotoko to thrash Oly
Thursday, December 20 2007
Fabulous Kumasi Asante Kotoko walloped Accra Great Olympics 5-0, in their one-touch mid-week premier league match played at the refurbished Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Thursday, December 20 2007
Results of Fifth Week Onetouch Premier League matches played at all the centres on Wednesday, December 19.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
1.53 million USD budget for Africa Cup of Nations
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Zambian government has endorsed 5.8 billion kwacha (about 1.53 million U.S. dollars) budget for Zambia’s participation in next month’s Africa Cup of Nations billed for Ghana, The Post reported Wednesday.
GOLF) LOCAL:
Achimota Seniors Golf tees off on Saturday
Thursday, December 20 2007
This year’s Achimota Golf Club Seniors Open Championship will tee off at the Achimota Golf Course, Accra on Saturday, December 22.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Government to construct stadia in every region
Thursday, December 20 2007
Government is committed to the construction of modern stadiums in all Regions to develop sports in the country, Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister said in Ho on Tuesday.
 
(SPORTS- BOXING) INTERNATIONAL:
Hatton set for five more fights
Thursday, December 20 2007
Ricky Hatton will fight another five times over the next two years, his manager and father, Ray, has revealed.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) INTERNATIONAL:
Davenport to play in Fed Cup
Thursday, December 20 2007
Former world No. 1 player Lindsay Davenport will play Fed Cup for the United States in February.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) INTERNATIONAL:
Okolo seeks help for injury
Thursday, December 20 2007
Vera Okolo is asking for the Nigeria Football Association’s support in her battle to save her career as a Super Falcon.
(NYAMEBEKYERE-SEKYEDUMASI) OFFINSO :
Road awarded on contract
Thursday, December 20 2007
Government has awarded the 14.2 kilometre Asempaneye-Sekyedumase road in Offinso District in the Ashanti Region on contract at the cost of 5.2 billion cedis.
NATIONAL :
Stakeholders issue communiqué
Thursday, December 20 2007
Participants at a two-day stakeholders workshop to discuss the way forward for public service broadcasting have underscored the need for the establishment of a National Broadcasting Fund by the state to support public service broadcasting.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Watchman found dead
Thursday, December 20 2007
A 65-year-old watchman believed to have been killed by suspected armed robbers was found dead at Suhum.
(ANTWI-ADJEIKROM) ATWIMAA-MPONUA :
Cocoa farmers appeal for more spraying gangs
Thursday, December 20 2007
Cocoa farmers in Atwima-Mponua District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the government to increase the number of mass cocoa spraying gangs to ensure the success of the exercise.
NKORANZA:
ADF supports Nkoranza farmers
Thursday, December 20 2007
A 3 billion cedi fund has been set up by the African Development Foundation (ADF), a United States Financial Public Corporation to support a number of farmers from the Nkoranza District and the Techiman Municipality, both in the Brong Ahafo Region.
NATIONAL:
Regional House of Chiefs receive vehicles
Thursday, December 20 2007
The National and Regional House of Chiefs have received 12 Nissan Patrol cross-country vehicles worth 500,000 new Ghana cedis.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Ensure effective decentralisation - President Kufuor charges
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Local Government Service, a public service organisation, established to address the human resource needs of the Local Government Reform of Ghana has been launched with a call on local government authorities to develop appropriate and adequate capacity in the enforcement of bye-laws.
(KUMASI)KMA
Muslim parents urged to educate their children
Thursday, December 20 2007
Mr. Osei-Assibey Antwi, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, has advised Muslim parents to take advantage of the new educational reform and take their children to school to equip them for the future.
(SEKYERE HEMAN) :
Mining activities affecting Cape Coast Water Project
Thursday, December 20 2007
An expert in water management has expressed worry that illegal prospecting for alluvial gold in the Pra River was threatening the Cape Coast water expansion project.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Committee on Timber Rights Evaluation inaugurated
Thursday, December 20 2007
Ms. Esther Obeng Dappah, Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines has inaugurated a seven-member committee of the Timber Rights Evaluation Committee to ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the Timber Resources Management Act of 1997.
(ZUARUNGU) BOLGATANGA MUNICIPAL:
Girl child education is key - Education Director
Thursday, December 20 2007
Traditional leaders, parents and opinion leaders have been urged to place more premium in the education of girls since history indicated that women like their male counterparts could equally contribute to national development.
HO:
Driver education reduces accidents at Ho
Thursday, December 20 2007
The rate of accidents during Christmas have been declining for the past nine years following refresher courses organized by the National Road Safety Commission with sponsorship from Mv Pacific Company.
HO:
Solar-based water treatment project launched
Thursday, December 20 2007
The E P Development and Relief Agency (EPDRA) of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church has launched a solar-based water treatment project to introduce rural communities to simple technology for purifying water for domestic use.
(ADIYIE) TARKWA:
AAIL donates bus to two communities
Thursday, December 20 2007
Anglogold Ashanti Iduapriem Limited (AAIL) has donated a 23-seater Benz bus valued at GH¢20,600 to Badukrom and the Wongarakrom communities to facilitate mobility of the people in the area.
(BUOKROM) KMA:
Aviation Minister inspects work at the Kumasi Airport
Thursday, December 20 2007
Miss Gloria Akuffo, Minister of State at the Ministry of Aviation, has inspected Kumasi Airport that is undergoing rehabilitation.
 
(ATABRAKOSO) AMANSIE CENTRAL :
Residents of Amansie West advised against uncleanliness
Thursday, December 20 2007
Residents of flood-prone communities in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region, have been advised to keep their environment clean and ensure personal hygiene to help prevent the outbreak of malaria, typhoid fever and other diseases.
OBUASI:
Obuasi marks International Day of Disabled
Thursday, December 20 2007
The Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled has expressed worry that some members were on the streets begging for alms.
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
DVLA urges drivers to renew licenses
Friday, December 21 2007
 The Drivers Vehicle and License Authority (DVLA) has issued a total of 308 licenses, as at the third quarter of 2007, in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.
SUNYANI :
Residents fear epidemic
Friday, December 21 2007
The Sunyani abattoir is currently operating under unhygienic and sub-standard conditions due to the lack of many amenities needed for  good sanitary service.
TECHIMAN :
Judge advises prosecutors
Friday, December 21 2007
Mr Godwin Kwasi Kumah, Presiding Circuit Court Judge in Techiman has called on the police and prosecutors to make thorough investigations on suspects before arraigning them before court.
    
TECHIMAN :
Collaborate with assembly for development- MCE
Friday, December 21 2007
The Techiman Municipal Chief Executive,  Mr Prince Yaw Donyina, has urged the people of the area to collaborate with the Assembly to initiate development programmes that would bring improvement in their living standards.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Chiefs settle more disputes than the law courts
Friday, December 21 2007
The Paramount Chief of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre (Dr) Oti Boateng had observed that, traditional authorities settled more disputes in the communities than the orthodox courts and advised them to keep records on the number of cases they settle to prove their case.
KMA :
Lands along water bodies should not be developed-Asantehene
Friday, December 21 2007
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on chiefs and other stakeholders to ensure that lands along water bodies were not developed under any circumstances.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Taboos affect agriculture
Friday, December 21 2007
Members of the Fanteakwa District Assembly have decried the strict observance of "taboo" days of farming in the area saying it would adversely affect the production of perishable crops like tomatoes.
HOHOE :
Assembly improves on revenue
Friday, December 21 2007
The Hohoe District Assembly has registered some improvement in its internally generated fund by mobilizing GH¢138,354 out of a projected target of GH¢170,391 representing 81.2 percent of projection by the close of October, this year.
(WORAWORA) JASIKAN :
Government asked to revise siting capital
Friday, December 21 2007
Nkosuohene of Worawora, Barima Owusu Afari has stated that before the creation of the new Biakoye District, the paramount chiefs of the area had met and agreed to site the capital at Worawora if their petition to Government materialised.
(BEGORO) :
Mutual Health Scheme registered more students
Friday, December 21 2007
Six thousand and eighteen (6,018) school children representing 50 percent of students in educational institutions have been registered under the Fanteakwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Assembly projects revenue
Friday, December 21 2007
Nana Kwasi Adjei Boateng, New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive announced that the assembly had so far collected 623,325 Ghana Cedis out of the projected revenue of 872,409 Ghana Cedis for the year, representing 71.4 percent.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Recruits sacked for impersonation
Friday, December 21 2007
Eleven new recruits who have successfully undergone the basic Infantry-Training Course Two at the Army Recruit Training School have been released and detained at the Military Police Station for impersonation and forgery.
     
(TEMA) TMA :
Railway encroachers asked to relocate
Friday, December 21 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked people illegally occupying lands earmarked for development of the country’s rail transportation to relocate without delay.
(TONGOR DZEMENI) SOUTH DAYI :
Banker appeals to customers to buy shares
Friday, December 21 2007
Mr. Theodore Kwame Gyau, Chairman of Board of Directors of Anum Rural Bank, has appealed to people living in the catchments area of the bank to buy shares and save with the bank in order to sustain it.
(KYEBI) EAST-AKIM :
NHIS service providers urged to ensure efficiency
Friday, December 21 2007
The East-Akim District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Emmanuel Victor Asihene, has called on service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to improve upon their services to boost people’s interest in the scheme.
NKWANTA :
Another suspect arrested in Nkwanta murder case
Friday, December 21 2007
The Nkwanta police have apprehended another suspect in connection with the murder of 32-year-old James Mpoacha at Nkwanta.
TECHIMAN :
Assembly and people urged to collaborate for development
Friday, December 21 2007
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Techiman Municipal Assembly, Hon. Prince Yaw Donyina has urged the people to collaborate with the assembly to initiate good programmes for development to improve their living conditions.
BOLGATANGA :
SDA gives more support to flood victims
Friday, December 21 2007
The Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church has presented a cheque for 40 million cedis to the flood disaster victims in the Upper East Region.
HO :
FDB, winning war on sale of unwholesome goods
Friday, December 21 2007
The Food And Drugs Board (FDB) says it winning the war against the sale of unwholesome goods, especially edibles.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO-ANO SOUTH :
Best farmer commends extension agents
Friday, December 21 2007
Mr. James Adoko, the 2007 Best Farmer in the Ahafo-Ano South District, has commended Agricultural Extension Agents (AEA’s) for transforming him into a modern agriculturist and farmer through persistent education.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Assembly approves 2.6 billion cedis for 08’ fiscal year
Friday, December 21 2007
The Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District Assembly has approved a budget of 2,560,535 for the 2008 fiscal year.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
MP inspects projects in her community
Friday, December 21 2007
Mrs. Elizabeth Amoa Tetteh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Twifo-Atti-Morkwa Constituency has inspected projects she is supporting in the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra hold Eastern
Friday, December 21 2007
The Southern Sector Milo Under 12 and 15 soccer championship formally opened in Koforidua on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Amidu fights Laryea in Commonwealth eliminator
Friday, December 21 2007
National and West Africa Super Featherweight champion, Yakubu Amidu will battle Joseph Laryea in the Commonwealth Super Featherweight final eliminator at the Rex Cinema Hall, Kumasi on Friday, December 28, 2007.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea will return in January
Friday, December 21 2007
Latest tests on the injury situation of Ghana international, Laryea Kingston has confirmed that the Hearts midfielder will be back before the start of the African Cup of Nations.
(CAPE COAST) CMA :
Oguaa Water Expansion Project completed
Friday, December 21 2007
The long awaited Cape Coast Water Expansion Project has been completed. The project which began in November 2005, would ensure the production of 30,000 cubic meters of water a day up to 2020.
TECHIMAN :
Rev. Father advocates stiffer punishment for bushfire setters
Friday, December 21 2007
A Roman Catholic priest has called for stiffer punishment for people who indiscriminately set bushfires to serve as deterrent to others.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Three police men convicted on drug charges
Friday, December 21 2007
The Accra Fast Track High Court has slapped a total jail sentence of eighty-one years on three policemen who allegedly aided Sheriff Asem Dake, the prime suspect in the disappearance of 76 parcels of cocaine on board the MV Benjamin to escape arrest.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Malaria Hospital for Teshie
Friday, December 21 2007
The Ministry of Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese government for the commencement of a 100-bed capacity general hospital for malaria treatment in Accra.
(AMANASE) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTER:
Cultural Movement embarks on mosquito control project
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), a Community-Based Organisation (CBO) has embarked on a mosquito control project in all the communities of the Movement, with a view to preventing malaria infection among the people.
CAPE COAST:
Mother and son in court for assault and rape respectively
Saturday, December 22 2007
A 55-year-old trader, Comfort Aboagye-Mensah and her son, Kwesi Gyan, a 21-year-old unemployed have been granted a total bail of GH¢10,500.00 for allegedly assaulting and raping one Maame Esi, a 19 year-old woman at Breman-Baako, respectively.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Keep confidential report on HIV/AIDS patients
Saturday, December 22 2007
HIV/AIDS Counsellors, particularly those from the Northern Region, have been advised to keep confidential reports of people diagnosed to be HIV positive to encourage voluntary counselling and testing.
(TEMA) TMA:
Stanbic Bank opens branch in Tema Industrial Area
Saturday, December 22 2007
Stanbic Bank (SB), a member of the Standard Bank Group, has opened its ninth branch at the Tema Heavy Industrial Area with an assurance to provide quality services to the public.
ACCRA :
NUGS calls for 50 per cent increase in student loan
Saturday, December 22 2007
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) on has called for a 50 per cent increment in the student loan to enable them to cope with high economic demands and standard of living on campuses.
ACCRA :
Ghana has given out more to the EU - TWN
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Third World Network, a trade advocacy group, says government has given up much more to the European Commission than it would gain in the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement dubbed; ‘stepping stone agreement’ signed between the parties early in December.
ACCRA :
Government signs agreement with seven banks
Saturday, December 22 2007
Government on has signed an agreement with seven commercial banks for the provision of on site and daily collection banking services to selected Ministries, Departments and Agencies as a means to reduce the incidence of revenue leakage due to fraudulent receipting and handling of cash.
  
(TWIFO-PRAO) TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA:
Assembly approves 2.6 million cedis
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District Assembly has approved a budget of 2,560,535 for the 2008 fiscal year.
(OBUASI) :
BoG will not change deadline for old currency
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has stated that it will not extend the December 31, 2007 deadline for the use of the old currency as a legal tender in the country.
ACCRA :
China gives Ghana 5.33 million-dollar grant/loan facility
Saturday, December 22 2007
China has given Ghana a total of 5.33 million dollars, comprising a grant and an interest free loan facility describing it as a Christmas presence to further solidify the economic ties between the two nations.
(SAWLA)SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA :
Youth urged to live moral lives to avoid contracting HIV
Saturday, December 22 2007
Mr. Langa Amadu, a person living with HIV has advised the youth in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District to live moral lives that would not lead them to his predicament.
(JANTON) EAST GONJA:
Traditional Birth Attendants receive training
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) a non-governmental organisation, has organised a five-day refresher course for 22 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) from 17 communities in Jantong area in the East Gonja District to help to reduce maternal mortality in the area.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Adventists Health Service holds AGM
Saturday, December 22 2007
Mr Philibert Kankye, Executive Director of the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) has appealed to leadership of Christian Health Institutions to ensure that they provide quality health delivery throughout the country.
    
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH:
Farmer convicted for stealing cocoa
Saturday, December 22 2007
The Akyem Oda District Magistrate Court on has sentenced Sampson Danso, farmer, 65, to six months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing a quantity of cocoa pods valued at GH¢10.
ACCRA :
Union advocates issuance of law
Saturday, December 22 2007
Nana Kofi Adu, General Secretary, Union of Private Security Employees of Ghana, has called for an Executive instrument which would make it an offence for heads of Security Service Companies to dishonour trade unions invitation for negotiations or conflict resolution.
   
HO:
Military urged to brace up for security challenges
Saturday, December 22 2007
Mr Francis Poku, Minister of National Security, has urged the Military to brace up for security challenges in the country in 2008.
NATIONAL :
Former foreign minister tops them all.
Sunday, December 23 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Sunday congratulated Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the newly elected flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Election 2008 and described him as the man of the moment.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
NPP Congress nearly marred.
Sunday, December 23 2007
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Delegates Congress at the University of Ghana was thrown into confusion for over an hour following allegations of vote buying.
(LEGON) NPP :
Akuffo Addo wins by 1000 plus.
Sunday, December 23 2007
Mr Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen on Sunday stood down after the first round of voting to pave the way for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to lead the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to Election 2008.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Fire fighting training for communities
Sunday, December 23 2007
The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly in collaboration with Community Based Rural Development Project and the District Fire Service Secretariat has organised two-day fire fighting training for 42 fire fighting volunteers from seven communities in the district.
HO :
Five elevated.
Sunday, December 23 2007
Five Catholic priests in the Ho Diocese were on Saturday elevated to the position of Monsignors.
(BREMAN NEW TOWN)KMA :
Chief advises parents.
Sunday, December 23 2007
Nana Agyen Frimpong II, Tafohene of Kumasi, has called on parents not to shirk their responsibility of seriously supporting teachers in their efforts to impart quality education and knowledge to their children.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH ready for 2008
Sunday, December 23 2007
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has hinted that, the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital would be completed by the first quarter of next year.
FEATURE :
National security or national bluff.
Sunday, December 23 2007
In this time and age when everything is done in accordance with the best practice elsewhere on the globe, Ghanaian security operatives behave as if they came from the Planet Mars.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFUTU SENYA :
District MCE set for 2008
Sunday, December 23 2007
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority(MCA) Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin has stated that the programme would start in  all the 23 districts early next year as proposed in an agreement between the United States and the government of Ghana.
KMA :
Make french compulsory.
Sunday, December 23 2007
Mr. Alfred Addaquay, Managing Director of Le Monde Nouveau Restaurant in Kumasi, has called for the making of the study of French compulsory in all Tourism Training Institutions in the country.
(GOMOA MPOTA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Accident causes another death
Sunday, December 23 2007
Mr. Daniel Governor Amezumeh was killed on the spot and 20 others received various degree of injuries when a 207 Bus on which they were travelling to Accra was involved in an accident with a private car near Gomoa Mpota on the Winneba -Accra road .
KMA :
Conditions in NTC deteriorating.
Sunday, December 23 2007
The Ministry of Health (MOH) is working out a comprehensive incentive package and schemes to be instituted for tutors in the Nurses’ Training Colleges (NTCs), effective next year.
(JAMASI) AFIGYA SEKYERE :
Rural bank makes profit.
Sunday, December 23 2007
Sekyere Rural Bank in Ashanti made a profit before tax increasing from 2.3 billion cedis in 2005 to three billion cedis for the year 2006, an increase of 33 per cent.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
NPP supporters in Sekondi-Takoradi jubilate
Monday, December 24 2007
New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters and sympathisers in the twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi heaved a sigh of relief as the party went through its congress successfully without violence or any major problem.
(AGONA-NKWANTA) AHANTA WEST :
Chiefs demand for share of royalties.
Monday, December 24 2007
Eight Paramount Chiefs in the Western Region have repeated their demand for a fair share of royalties paid by the Ghana Rubber Estates Limited (GREL) to the Government.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Driver dies in accident near Winneba
Monday, December 24 2007
A driver of a Nissan Pick-Up belonging to the Twin Rocks Quarry in Accra died on the spot, when his vehicle with registration number GT 8445 P was involved in an accident with an articulator in front of the Galaxy Oil Filling Station near Winneba Junction.
(OBOADAKA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Women undertake training in beekeeping
Monday, December 24 2007
Three Hundred participants, mostly women from a Community-Based Organisation (CBO) have ended a two-week training programme in beekeeping at Oboadaka near Suhum in the Eastern Region.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
ADB opens agency at University of Education
Monday, December 24 2007
The Agricultural Development Bank(ADB) has established an Agency at the South Campus of the University of Education, Winneba with the installation of  Automatic Machine(ATM) facility to ensure quick and prompt services to the University Community and other business men and women.
TAMALE :
Five billion cedis to facilitate Northern development
Monday, December 24 2007
Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), has within the past eight years committed five billion cedis to boost the socio-economic development of communities in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Exempt NHIS from VAT
Monday, December 24 2007
Inter-Class Associates, Tax Consultants and External Auditors of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Eastern Region have suggested to government to exempt the NHIS from the payment of VAT.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Provide toilet facilities- Assembly orders
Monday, December 24 2007
The Gomoa District Assembly has directed all landlords in the district to ensure that toilet facilities are provided in their houses for the convenience of occupants.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
MCA to kick off in all districts next year
Monday, December 24 2007
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority (MCA), Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin has stated that the programme would start in  all the 23 districts early next year as proposed in an agreement between the United States and the government of Ghana.
  
(KUMASI) KMA :
Disables appeal to District Assemblies
Monday, December 24 2007
The Ghana Association of the Blind (GAB) has expressed concern about the failure of most of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to abide by the government’s directive to disburse the two percent of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) allocation to disabled persons to support them with their programmes and activities.
(ACCRA) AMA :
EIC donate to School Choir
Monday, December 24 2007
The Bishop Mixed Choir and the Holy Trinity Secondary School Choir have received a cash donation of 500 Ghana Cedi from Enterprise Insurance Company.
(ROMAN HILL) KMA :
Policeman saves lecturer
Monday, December 24 2007
Two people have been arrested in Kumasi for raising an alarm that nearly led to the lynching of a 72-year- old retired lecturer of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
F.A santions two referees
Monday, December 24 2007
The Ghana Football Association has suspended referee T.K. Aggrey and assistant referee Ruben Laryea, both of Tarkwa for their performance on match-day-3 of the Onetouch Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
No deadline for Appiah
Monday, December 24 2007
No timeline has been set for Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, to get match fit ahead of next year’s African Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben pip Hearts
Monday, December 24 2007
Kessben Football Club on Sunday played a determined game to inflict a one-nil defeat over defending league champions Accra Hearts of Oak in their Onetouch Premier League match played at Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese on the Lake Bosumtwi road near Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premier League Round-up
Monday, December 24 2007
The Onetouch premiership’s match-day-6 pairings failed to produce any away wins as five home victories were recorded with two drawn games while one match was called off due to clash of jersey colours.
(KUMASI) KMA
: Help provide quality health care
Wednesday, December 26 2007
Mr. Philibert Kankye, Executive Director of the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), has appealed to the leadership of Christian health institutions to orient their staff on the standard guidelines of Ministry of Health (MOH) to ensure that they provide quality health care.
(ANAJI) SAEMA
: Promote peace irrespective of the cost
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Reverend Thomas Ekow Nana Ansah, Minister in charge of the Christ the King Methodist Church, has said the celebration of Christmas should remind people to live at peace with one other.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO-ANO SOUTH
: Caretaker fined GH¢200
Wednesday, December 26 2007
A 25-year-old man has been fined GH¢200 (¢2 million) by the Mankranso Magistrate Court for stealing cocoa beans at Biemso Number Two in the Ahafo-Ano South District belonging to his employer.
(AKROPONG) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA
: Bishop reiterates the call for the reintroduction of RME
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Right Reverend Nuh Ben Abubakr, Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, has added his voice to the call on the government to reinstate Religious and Moral Education (RME) in basic schools.
HO
: SIC achieves 69 per cent positive variance
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Volta Regional Branch of the State Insurance Company has achieved a total of 69 per cent positive variance for 2007.
(KUMASI) KMA:br>Model School scores 100 percent with distinction in BECE
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Presbyterian Private Model Junior High School (JHS) at Asuoyeboah in Kumasi placed second in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) ranking of 38 schools in the Kwadaso Education Sub-Metro. It scored 100 percent with one distinction.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
UEW enrolment rise to 23,262
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The University of Education Winneba (UEW), recorded a total students enrolment of 23,262 as at September, this year.
(AWUTU-OKWAMPA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
MPs urged to support vulnerable to access NHIS
Wednesday, December 26 2007
A group of vulnerable persons in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District of the Central Region have made a passionate appeal to Members of Parliament (MPs) to consider using part of their shares of the common fund to pay the registration fees and premiums of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of a number of economically distressed people in their constituencies.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Christians urged to cultivate the habit of cleanliness
Wednesday, December 26 2007
Mrs. Prudence Aba Manful, Winneba Archdeaconry Master Shepherd of the Guild of Good Shepherd of the Anglican Church, has charged Christian parents to cultivate the habit of cleanliness so that they could pass on such virtues to their children.
(ATIBIE) KWAHU SOUTH:
Atibie Hospitals recorded five deliveries on Christmas day
Wednesday, December 26 2007
Five women were delivered of babies at the Kwahu Government Hospital, and the Holy Family Hospital at Atibie and Nkawkaw respectively on Christmas day.
ACCRA:
Ghanaians urged to adopt healthy lifestyles
Wednesday, December 26 2007
Dr Elias Sory, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, has urged Ghanaians to adopt healthy lifestyles, especially during the Christmas and New Year festivities.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Assembly unhappy with performances of candidates
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Assembly has expressed concern about the poor performance of school children in the area in the 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST:
Lack of vigilance caused NDC’s downfall
Wednesday, December 26 2007
Lack of vigilance and non-commitment have been identified as major causes that led to the downfall of National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2000 and 2004 Parliamentary and Presidential elections.
(JAMAS) SEKYERE WEST:
Sekyere Rural Bank makes giant strides in operations
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Sekyere Rural Bank in Ashanti has made a profit before tax, increasing from 2.3 billion cedis in 2005 to three billion cedis for the
year 2006, an increase of 33 per cent.
WA:
Police deployed to ensure peaceful festivals
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Upper West Police Command has deployed a total of eighty policemen throughout the region as part of measures to avert misconduct and other negative practices that used to characterize the  celebration of Christmas in the region.
(SPORTS-GOLF) LOCAL:
Achimota Caddies Golf tees off on Jan. 1
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The annual Achimota Golf Club Caddies Open Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Tuesday, January 1.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chief Operating Officer honoured
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Chief Operating Officer of the Local Organising Committee of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup Nations, Magnus Rex Danquah has rued the dire absence of any effort to improve spectatoring at league competitions by football administrators at both the national and club levels in Africa.
JUDICIARY:
Chief Justice advises Ghanaians
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Chief Justice, Justice Mrs. Georgina Wood in her yuletide message has advised Ghanaians to put all their hope in God in the coming year to ensure that Ghana enjoys a secured and fruitful year 2008.
(KUMASI CENTRAL) KMA:
Prisoners not left out.
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Women’s Ministry of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church at Alexandria of the Virginia State in the United States of America, presented 2,100 packaged food to the inmates of the Kumasi Central Prisons.
(MANHYIA PALACE) KMA:
World bank country director meets Asantehene
Thursday, December 27 2007
Mr. Ishac Diwan, the Country Director of the World Bank  paid a courtesy call on the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
 
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Christmas babies.
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Agona Swedru Government Hospital on Christmas Day and Boxing Day recorded 10 births, made up of two males and eight females.
(BOPP) WASSA MPOHOR EAST:
BOPP appeals to land owners.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Management of Benso Oil Palm Plantations (BOPP) has appealed to landowners in the Wassa Mpohor East District to offer them for the development of out-grower projects to improve the raw material supply base of BOPP.
(BENSO) WASSA MPOHOR EAST:
BOPP institutes scholarships.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Management of Benso Oil Palm Plantations (BOPP) has instituted a scholarship scheme for the three communities in its area of operation in the Wassa Mphor District.
TMA:
More christmas babies.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Nineteen mothers on Christmas day delivered their babies on the Christmas day at the Tema General Hospital
(GOMOA BEWADZE) GOMOA :
Embrace health insurance
Thursday, December 27 2007
Mr Kojo Egyir-Baah, an opinion leader at Gomoa-Bewadze, near Winneba in the Central Region, has advised rural dwellers to embrace the National Health Insurance Scheme to support their health needs in times of crisis.
(MANKRANSO) AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
DCE appeals for more security.
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Ahafo-Ano South District Security Council (DISEC) has entreated the police to step-up its night patrols in the area to help stem criminal activities during the Christmas festivities
(MAHYIA) KUMASI:
MANHYIA HOSPITAL CONGESTED
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Government has been urged to complete the on-going maternity block and clinic project at the Manhyia Hospital in Kumasi to ease congestion at the Maternity Unit.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
Priests set example
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Priests and Seminarians of the University College of Spiritan Institute of Philosophy at Ejisu in the Ejisu-Juaben District of Ashanti have organised  a four-hour clean-up exercise at Ejisu.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/AHIWIASO/BEKWAI:
New staff quarters inaugurated.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Dr. Elias Sory, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has commended Management and Staff of the Bibiani Government Hospital in the Western Region for putting up two semi-detached staff quarters at A cost of GH¢28,000 through internally-generated funds.
(ELIMINA) CAPE COAST:
Show love to the poor.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), called on philanthropists and the rich to assist the poor, particularly orphans to enable them to make live meaningful.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
1000 PLWAs feted.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Matthew 25, an HIV/AIDS Support Centre based in Koforidua,  feted about 1,000 People living With HIV/AIDS (PLWA), suspects on remand and patients on admission at various hospitals in the New Juaben Municipality.
CAPE COAST :
Division two league set for..........
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Central Region Division Two League will commence at all the League Centres on Sunday, January 16, 2008.
    
AMA:
First National forest forum opens
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the suspension of two referees for poor officiating.
ESSIPONG:
Stadium almost completed.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Works on the external portions of the Essipong stadium near Sekondi has reached an advanced stage and would be in readiness come January next year.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Government releases funds for street naming
Thursday, December 27 2007
Government has released 200, 000 Ghana cedis for the first phase of the street naming project in the Shama-Ahanta East Metropolis in the Western Region.
(WALEWALE) MAMPRUSI WEST:
Honey harvested in large quantities.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Large quantities of honey believed to be an experience in many years is being harvested in the Mamprusi West District this year.
(LA) AMA:
10000 dollars worth of educational materials for Ghanaian schools.
Thursday, December 27 2007
The culture of reading must be revitalised, especially in public schools to make pupils competitive with their counterparts in private institutions, Executive Director of the Foundation for Deprived Children, Ghana (FDCG), a local NGO has said.
NATIONAL :
Hajj pilgrims more casualities.
Thursday, December 27 2007
Two thousand seven hundred Ghanaian Muslims on pilgrimage to Mecca are uncertain about their return journey home.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKUA :
Workshop on malaria control held
Friday, December 28 2007
Humanitarian Foundation, an NGO based in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, in collaboration with Ghana Health Service and National Malaria Control Programme, has organized a day’s workshop on malaria awareness for some health personnel, assembly members and religious organisations in the district.
(SECONDI) SAEMA :
Government releases funds for street naming
Friday, December 28 2007
The government has released two billion cedis for the first phase of a street naming project in the Shama-Ahanta East Metropolis.
(LAMBUSSIE) JIRAPA :
Seek local solutions to challenges
Friday, December 28 2007
Mrs Winifred Dy-Yakah, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has called on executives of youth and development associations to seek local solutions to development challenges before reaching out to outsiders for assistance.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
Entrepreneurs receive training
Friday, December 28 2007
The Central Regional Development Commission (CEDECOM) has organized a training workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs at Ajumako to introduce them to basic entrepreneurial management, leadership concepts and principles.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
Teachers receive training on the use of syllabus
Friday, December 28 2007
The Curriculum Research and Development Division (CRDD) of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports has initiated a programme to train teachers on the use of the revised syllabuses for the Educational Reform Programme.
(TEMA) TMA :
ALCO donates medical equipment to NACP
Friday, December 28 2007
The Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organization (ALCO), a West African sub-region initiative has presented medical materials and consumables worth millions of dollars to the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) to be distributed to health institutions in four towns along the country’s borders.
(ACCRA) :
Poor repayment of loans stalling initiatives
Friday, December 28 2007
A Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Clement Eledi has said that the poor repayment record of most farmers was stalling initiatives to extend credit facilities to them.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Gomoa Assembly expressed gratitude to President, Parliament
Friday, December 28 2007
The Gomoa District Assembly has expressed gratitude to President John Agyekum Kufuor and the leadership of Parliament for the prompt action taken on the petition the Assembly presented to them over the suspension of the Legislative Instrument (LI) on the establishment of Gomoa East District, one of the 25 new Districts created recently.
HO:
Non-account holders in Ho in a fix over old cedis
Friday, December 28 2007
Some banks in Ho were allegedly turning away super market operators who called there to change old cedis for the new Ghana cedis unless they have accounts with those banks.
(SUNYANI) AHAFO-ANO SOUTH:
23 births recorded during Christmas
Friday, December 28 2007
The regional hospital in Sunyani has recorded 20 births during the Christmas festivities.
    
(TEMA) TMA:
Teachers receive training on the use of syllabus
Friday, December 28 2007
The Tema Regional Commander of the Motor Transport and Traffic Unit (MTTU) DSP Prosper Amoah Ayisi has commended motorists in the region for driving with care to prevent accident this Christmas.
NKWANTA:
Video centre operators to be prosecuted
Friday, December 28 2007
Video Centre Operators in the Nkwanta District who harbour school pupils in their theatres during school hours would be prosecuted.
(BESEASE) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
Encourage mass wedding
Friday, December 28 2007
Very Reverend James Kofi Mensah, Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church, Ghana, has urged Churches to encourage mass weddings to beat down the cost of contracting marriages in the Church.
(MUMFORD) GOMOA :
Christians urged to respect tradition
Friday, December 28 2007
The Apam District Pastor of the Church of Pentecost, Reverend William Ofori-Attah has called on Christians to respect tradition and not to regard them as fetish.
(BIBIANI) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Woman hired people to kill husband
Friday, December 28 2007
A magistrate’s court at Bibiani has remanded Amma Agyeiwaa, a 40-year-old woman for allegedly hiring three men including her former boyfriend to kill Mustapha Salifu, her husband, at Sefwi-Wenchi.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Unknown persons poisoning rivers in mining concessions
Friday, December 28 2007
Dr. Toni Aubynn, Head of Corporate Affairs and Social Development of Goldfields Ghana Limited (GGL) said some unknown persons, have been poising some streams and rivers near mining concessions.
 
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Physically disabled group appeals for help
Friday, December 28 2007
The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled, has appealed to government to come out with comprehensive modules under the National Youth Employment Programme so that people with physical disabilities could benefit from the scheme.
HOHOE :
District Assemblies to register businesses
Saturday, December 29 2007
The process of registration of business with the various local governing bodies is to be made uniform, fluid and transparent to raise compliance levels in the various districts. The issuance of building permits is also to be rationalized and standardized.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Health Service Administrators elect president
Saturday, December 29 2007
The new national president of the Association of Health Service Administrators (AHSA), Mr Kwesi Botwe of Wenkyi Methodist Hospital, has promised to work hard to ensure active participation of Health Service Administrators from the private sector in the activities of the association.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police move to avoid clash
Saturday, December 29 2007
The New Juaben Municipal Police Command is working around the clock to avert an imminent clash between supporters of the Eastern Regional Chief Imam, Alhaji Amdani and sympatizers of the head of the Eastern Regional Muslim Council, Alhaji Tijani.
(ESSIPONG) SHAMA AHANTA EAST:
Police get ready for Ghana ’08
Saturday, December 29 2007
Mrs Elizabeth Mills-Robertson, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, has called on police personnel who would be engaged during the Ghana 2008 football tournament to act professionally.
 
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema residents rush to change cedis to GH cedi
Saturday, December 29 2007
With just three days left for the old cedis to cease being legal tender, some residents in Tema on Friday rushed to the various banks to change the old currency for the new one.
NKORANZA :
Opinion leaders urged to help combat bushfires
Saturday, December 29 2007
Mr Kofi Busia, Presiding Member of the Nkoranza District Assembly has urged opinion leaders in the communities to support and encourage local fire volunteers to combat bushfires during the harmattan season.
(TAKORADI) SHAMA AHANTA EAST:
First Credit Reference Bureau to be licensed
Saturday, December 29 2007
The Bank of Ghana would license the first Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) by the first quarter of 2008.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Lantey Addy wins WBO bantamweight title
Saturday, December 29 2007
Lantey Addy became the new World Boxing Intercontinental Bantamweight Champion on Thursday morning when he won a unanimous points’ decision over compatriot Isaac Nettey after 12 fierce rounds of pugilistic action.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Health minister advocates cleanliness
Saturday, December 29 2007
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), has advised Ghanaians to use the Christmas festivities to clean the environment of filth, adding that, "Cleanliness is next to godliness".
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stephen out of CAN 2008
Saturday, December 29 2007
It is with deep sadness that Stephen has confirmed that the results from extensive tests and analysis have shown that he will be out of action for 2 months thereby missing the CAN 2008 tournament in Ghana from 20th January to 10 February.
BEREKUM:
Student drowns on Christmas Day
Saturday, December 29 2007
A 17 year-old Junior High School student, Master Ernest Apau jnr, has drowned in a swimming pool at the Vision Hotel in Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region on Christmas day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Goldfields to renew Stars deal
Saturday, December 29 2007
Gold Fields Ghana, (GFG) major sponsors of the national soccer team, the Black Stars have said they are considering renewal of the contract" for a further three years.
(SUNYANI) SMA :
Kidney patients appeal to government
Saturday, December 29 2007
Members of the Kidney Patients Association in Kumasi have appealed to the government to show sympathy and provide funds to cater for the drugs and medicine administered to them as is being done to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Sickle Cell patients.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
LeRoy bemoans Appiah injury blow
Saturday, December 29 2007
Ghana coach Claude LeRoy insists his team’s Nations Cup hopes have not been ruined by Stephen Appiah’s injury blow.
(ACCRA) AMA:
WACAM supports call for review of mining law
Saturday, December 29 2007
The Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), has expressed support for the call by a traditional ruler for the review of the Mineral Law, Act 703 of 2006, which, in his view, is not in the interest of the nation.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Seven prisoners die through HIV/AIDS
Saturday, December 29 2007
Seven inmates of the Kumasi Central Prisons died within January to December this year through HIV/AIDS.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Nana Akufo-Addo calls on Asantehene
Saturday, December 29 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has charged political leaders to always seek the welfare of the people in their endeavours.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Teachers’ role, crucial in New Education Policy
Saturday, December 29 2007
Mrs Diana Appiah, Atwima-Nwabiagya District Director of Education, has noted that teachers’ satisfactory performance to achieve targeted results was crucial for the success of government’s educational policies and programmes.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
University of Ghana to outlaw ’perching’
Saturday, December 29 2007
The University of Ghana is to outlaw the incidence of ‘perching’ from the next academic year.
(ACCRA) AMA : Cut down fat intake, consume more vegetables - Nutrition expert
Saturday, December 29 2007
Ghanaians have been urged to cut down the intake of animal protein and increase the intake of plant based diet, which will assist the body to regain its optimum health and performance.
(BOPP) WASSA MPOHOR EAST:
BECE outstanding.
Sunday, December 30 2007
The Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP) Junior Secondary School scored 100 per cent in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) held in 2007.
(ESSIENEMPONG) EJISU -JUABEN:
Chief tours town.
Sunday, December 30 2007
Nana Kwaku Bio, Chief of Essienempong in the Ejisu-Juaben District has advised Ghanaians to take interest in environmental health programmes to help reduce all forms of environmental diseases in the country.
 
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Government called upon to reduce fuel prices
Sunday, December 30 2007
The Agona District Council of Labour has called on the government to review downward, the prices of petroleum products to help reduce the burden of workers and ordinary Ghanaian.
(COURTS) AGONA :
Injunction on MDCC.
Sunday, December 30 2007
The Agona Swedru High Court has placed a perpetual injunction on the Interim Management Committee members of the Musama Disco Christo Church (MDCC) to stop performing functions of the Church.
AMA :
Veep advised sect.
Sunday, December 30 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama on Sunday asked Muslims to preach the tenets of Islam, alongside secular education, emphasizing that; “the benefits of secular education far outweigh any fear of their faith being diluted.”
AMA:
Student leaders send out message.
Sunday, December 30 2007
The National Union of Ghana Students’ (NUGS) have stated that the year 2008 would be like 2007, which would keep Ghana at the centre stage of the world attention.
   
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Selected banks to operate in ministries
Monday, December 31 2007
The government has signed an agreement with selected banks to transact business on the premises of some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the country.
(BOYA) BAWKU WEST :
Support NIP project.
Sunday, December 30 2007
Traditional authorities, opinion leaders and politicians have been urged to sensitise their community members to register in the National Identification Programme schedule to take place next year.
(APINTO) WASSA WEST :
Chieftancy oldest form of political rule
Sunday, December 30 2007
Mr. Anthony Evans Amoah, Western Regional Minister has stated that the chieftaincy institution was in existence before present day governments and peace and development could not go on without the participation of chiefs in the socio-economic development of society. 
(KATH) KMA :
Foundation support hospital blood bank
Sunday, December 30 2007
The Kessben Foundation, in collaboration with, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Blood Bank, in a special blood donation exercise organized in Kumasi at the weekend, bagged 205 pints of blood towards the CAN 2008 soccer tournament.
WA :
Drivers warned.
Sunday, December 30 2007
Mr. Nuhu Mahama, Upper West Regional Industrial Relations Officer of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) on Sunday warned that drivers who drive without functioning brakes and lights in the night would be arrested and be made to face the full rigours of the law.
(AGONA ABODOM) AGONA :
Youth cautioned against violence next year
Sunday, December 30 2007
The Youth have been cautioned against being used by politicians to cause commotion and chaos in the run up to the 2008 elections.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tema Youth hold Hearts
Sunday, December 30 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak’s struggle in the Premiership continued with the team relinquishing a first half lead to draw one all with Tema Youth at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko win again
Sunday, December 30 2007
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat visiting Sekondi Hasaacas 2-1 in their seventh week Onetouch Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Results of the 6th wk premier league matches on Sunday
Sunday, December 30 2007
Below are the results of the seventh week Premier League matches played on Sunday, December 30.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien scores
Sunday, December 30 2007
A depleted Chelsea side took the lead when Shaun Wright-Phillips’ shot fell for Michael Essien to slide home.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to sacrifice Zito?
Sunday, December 30 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club is said to have sacrificed their head coach, Abdul Karim Zito after selling out another abysmal performance at the seventh week Onetouch Premier League.
(ADUKROM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Attorney General urges Ghanaians to protect peace
Monday, December 31 2007
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Joe Ghartey, has appealed to Ghanaians to protect the peace the nation is enjoying since conflicts have never benefited any country or society.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Church holds session for youth
Monday, December 31 2007
The Suhum branch of the Living Christ Evangelical Ministry in the Eastern Region, on Sunday organised a special church service for a cross-section of the youth of Suhum.
(GYAKAW) AWUTU-EFUTU-SENYA:
Implement housing scheme for farmers, fisherman appeals
Monday, December 31 2007
The Acting President of the Ghana National association of Farmers and Fishermen, Nai Kwao Otuo V, has appealed to the government to expedite action on plans to construct houses for farmers in the regions on high purchase basis.
(KOFI ANSAHKROM) AWUTU-EFUTU-SENYA:
DFP worried about the downward trend of Ayensu Starch Factory
Monday, December 31 2007
The Deputy General Secretary of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mr John Amekah, has expressed concern about the downward trend that the Ayensu Starch Factory at Awutu Bawjiase had been experiencing in the past three years.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Two face fast track court
Monday, December 31 2007
The prosecution of Nicholas Sakyi and Joseph Kofi Yeboah, the two men whose delayed prosecution created furore at the public sittings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, will resume on January 23, 2008 at the Accra Fast Track High Court.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Time out for old cedi notes
Monday, December 31 2007
The old Ghanaian cedi will cease to be legal tender by midnight today, Monday December 31 2007. This implies that the old currency will not be accepted in any business transactions.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Minister expresses concern about pupils’ poor performance
Monday, December 31 2007
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram-Asiedu has expressed concern about the low performance of some basic school in the region, especially in the rural areas.
    
(ACCRA) AMA:
VEEP asks moslems to pursue secular education with vigour
Monday, December 31 2007
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has asked Muslims to preach the tenets of Islam, alongside secular education, emphasizing that; “the benefits of secular education far outweigh any fear of their faith being diluted.”
(BOYA) BAWKU WEST :
Bawku West gets new development association
Monday, December 31 2007
A newly formed development association made up of eight communities in the Bawku West aimed at undertaking self help projects to complement Government efforts has been inaugurated at Boya in the Bawku West District in the Upper East Region.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Mathematics, English now compulsary at NVTI
Monday, December 31 2007
The National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) will from January 2008 introduce three compulsory subjects to make its products more marketable.
(ADAKLU KODZOBI) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Youth advised to imbibe rich Ghanaian culture
Monday, December 31 2007
A traditional ruler has described as unfortunate the way the country’s youth continue to copy European culture blindly to the detriment of the rich Ghanaian culture.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister bemoans spate of moral decadence
Monday, December 31 2007
Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister at the weekend expressed disgust about the spate of moral decadence among the youth in the country and the corrupt attitude exhibited by some leaders.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Pensioners advised alcoholism, smoking
Monday, December 31 2007
Pensioners have been advised against the consumption of alcoholic drinks, smoking and engaging in excessive sex as such practices could have a bad effect on their health.
(ACCRA) AMA :
500+ Cops to thwart crime
Monday, December 31 2007
About 500 police personnel and an additional personnel of the Community Protection Unit (CPU), under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), have been positioned in readiness to combat crime in Accra during this Christmas season.
NATIONAL:
I will remain focused as VEEP - Alhaji Mahama
Monday, December 31 2007
Vice President Alhaji Mahama at the weekend rebuffed media reports that he had resigned from active politics, saying he would remain focused in office as the number two man of the country.
(TAMALE) TMA :
Minister expresses concern about poor coordination towards Ghana ’08
Monday, December 31 2007
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris has expressed dissatisfaction about the poor coordination between the major parties involved in the organisation of the Ghana 2008 tournament in Tamale.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Pregnant women urged to patronise NHIS
Monday, December 31 2007
Mrs. Agnes Buabin, Senior Nursing Officer in-charge of Maternity at the Juaso District Hospital, has called on pregnant women to endeavour to register with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enable them to attend antenatal clinic to avoid complication during their deliveries.
(AYINASU) DORMAA:
Tomato production gets irrigation technology boost
Monday, December 31 2007
The Trade and Investment for competitive Export Economy, a branch of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is liasing with the National Tomato Traders Association to provide a modern irrigation technology for five tomato farming communities within the Dormaa District.