WA :
Upper West bags 56,465.51 Ghana Cedis
Monday, December 01 2008
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) in the Upper West Region bagged 56,465.51 Ghana Cedis as revenue for government in 2007.
(BREKU) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Truck kills two highway robbery victims
Monday, December 01 2008
An early dawn highway robbery at Breku near Asankare in the Asante Akim South District on Saturday morning, resulted in the death of two of the victims who were ran over by a “Man Diesel” truck minutes after the robbery.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Passengers appeal to highway authority
Monday, December 01 2008
Passengers have appealed to the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA), to fill the potholes and repair the damaged portions of the Akim Oda - Abenase road in the Eastern Region.
TAMALE :
Work begins on Tamale market complex
Monday, December 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for commencement of work on an ultra-modern market complex, christened “the Jubilee Market”, at Kukuo in the Tamale Metropolis.
LAWRA :
Veep asks Northerners to show interest in NDF
Monday, December 01 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has asked Northerners to pay keen interest in the Northern Development Fund (NDF), established by government to facilitate the holistic development agenda of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.
NATIONAL :
France first lady joins fight against AIDS
Monday, December 01 2008
France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy will act as a goodwill Ambassador for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, officials announced.
NATIONAL :
France first lady joins fight against AIDS
Monday, December 01 2008
France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy will act as a goodwill Ambassador for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, officials announced.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Minister donates items to watch committee
Monday, December 01 2008
Minister of State, Works, Housing and Water Resources, Madam Cecilia Abenaa Dapaah, has donated security items worth GH¢4,800 to the newly inaugurated Adoato Neighbourhood Watch Committee in Kumasi.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Winnesec launched 60th Anniversary
Monday, December 01 2008
The Pro-Vice chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Kwesi Yankah urged the staffs of the various institutions to channel their grievances and concerns to the proper authorities for redress.
ACCRA:
NHIS to embark on awareness walk
Monday, December 01 2008
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), in collaboration with the 145 District Mutual Health Insurance schemes (DMHIS), would embark on an awareness walk throughout the country from December 1.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
73 people enjoy LEAP’s benefit
Monday, December 01 2008
Seventy three people in four communities in Ajumako-Eyan-Assiam District, have received sums of money under government’s Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Resist offers from people yearning for mayhem - President
Monday, December 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, has urged the youth to resist offers from people whose interest are to cause mayhem, destruction and to serve their own self-centred political ends.
HO:
Security personnel pray for peaceful elections
Monday, December 01 2008
Security personnel from the 66 Artillery Regiment, Volta Barracks, and the Volta Regional Police Command, organized a joint prayer session for peaceful elections on  December 7, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea scores on return
Monday, December 01 2008
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston scored to ensure that Rangers suffered just their second Scottish Premier League defeat of the season after losing 2-1 to in-form Hearts at Tynecastle on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari produces Inter winner
Monday, December 01 2008
Sulley Muntari set up one and scored the winner for Inter Milan for the second week on the spin with the goal that gave Jose Mourinho’s side all three points in the big game against Napoli.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Matthew Amoah suffers injury
Monday, December 01 2008
NAC Breda coach Robert Maaskant is sweating over the fitness of his top Ghanaian striker Matthew Amoah ahead of the high-flying Dutch side’s clash with Sparta Rotterdam.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
AYC draw is out
Monday, December 01 2008
Ghana goes into Group A for next year’s African Youth Championship after the draw for the tournament was made on Friday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Lawson defeats Dormenyo
Monday, December 01 2008
Welterweight Frederick Lawson of Fit Square Gym confirmed his status as a force to reckon with by an unanimous decision over Moses Dormenyo of Square Deal at a special contest organized by Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) at the Prisons Canteen in Cantonments, Accra last Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold beat Kotoko
Monday, December 01 2008
Herbert Mensah’s AshGold FC beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 2-1 in a friendly soccer match played at Obuasi Len Clay stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites win Wafu opener
Monday, December 01 2008
Ghana Under-20 team, the Black Satellites, made a flying start at the maiden West Africa Football Youth tournament in Nigeria with a 2-0 win against Senegal on Saturday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko to defend title
Monday, December 01 2008
All is set for Ghana’s IBF Bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko, to defend his title against his Nicaraguan Mandatory Challenger William Josue Gonzalez on Thursday 11 December 2008 at the prudential centre, New Jersey-USA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coach Medic out for Medical treatment
Monday, December 01 2008
The management of Ashantigold regrets to announce that Head Coach, Momcilo Medic flew to his home country yesterday hours after doctors confirmed a life-threatening ailment that required urgent medical treatment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narrow escape for Stars
Monday, December 01 2008
Ghana came back from two goals down to beat arch rivals Nigeria 3-2 and take a slender advantage into the return leg of the African Nations Championships qualifier.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Apostolic Congress opens chapter in Ghana
Monday, December 01 2008
The Apostolic Congress for Africa (ACA), a global inter-denominational christian organisation, has inaugurated its Ghana chapter at Saltpond in the Central Region.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Leisure hours are paramount - Manager
Monday, December 01 2008
Manager of Bethel Vocational Academy (BVA), Mrs. Vida Boakye, in Akim Oda in the Eastern Region has advised parents to help wards use their leisure hours profitably.
ASHAIMAN:
NGO sensitizes church members on HIV/AIDS
Monday, December 01 2008
A Focal Person on HIV/AIDS of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), Mrs. Jane Okrah, has called for a concerted effort by the churches, schools and parents to step up the education drive on the harmful effects of HIV/AIDS to prevent its spread to save lives.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac glances at CHAN finals
Monday, December 01 2008
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac believes his side can turn on the style and qualify for the finals of the maiden CHAN finals in Ivory Coast after a frightening 3-2 win against Nigeria in the first leg last round qualifier on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Middendorp in town?
Monday, December 01 2008
Ernst Middendorp watched AshantiGold beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 2-1 in a friendly at the Len Clay Stadium in a move that will fuel speculation about the German’s potential arrival at the club.
(NANDOM) LAWRA:
Spill no blood - Veep demands
Monday, December 01 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has observed that Election 2008 is about the political choices Ghanaians would make on December 7 and not a “do or die” affair.
SUNYANI:
NPP achievement unparalleled - Kufuor
Monday, December 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, has asked Ghanaians not to take for granted the government’s achievements over the last eight years, which has given hope to the nation and won international admiration.
ACCRA:
Mills drums up security support
Monday, December 01 2008
The Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Candidate on Monday urged security personnel, who are part of early voters on Tuesday, to vote to build a better Ghana. 
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
“Otto Pfister” banned in school
Monday, December 01 2008
The Saltpond Methodist Senior High School has banned the wearing of the dressing mode popularly called “Otto Pfister” in and outside school.
(ASSIN MANSO) ASSIN SOUTH:
’Omanhene’ marks 40th year on the throne
Monday, December 01 2008
Barima Kwame Nkyi XI, Paramount Chief of Assin Apimanim Traditional Area, at the weekend celebrated the 40th anniversary on his ascension to the throne, with a call on the kingmakers to desist from rampant destoolment of chiefs.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Electorates advised to look beyond personalities
Monday, December 01 2008
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahumaku Ahor Ankobea III, has urged the electorate to assess the capabilities and attitudes of all parliamentary and presidential candidates before casting their vote.
(KORMANTSE) MFANTSEMAN:
Disabled suffer sexual harassment
Monday, December 01 2008
The Executive Director of Disabled Christian Fellowship International, an organization of People With Disabilities (PWDs) Mr Francis Sowah, has called for an end to sexual harassment of the disabled.
WA:
More projects for Wa High School
Monday, December 01 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, on Monday inaugurated some projects under the Government’s model school programme at Wa Senior High School in the Upper West Region.
KUMASI:
Rare union ahead of December elections
Monday, December 01 2008
The Ghana Muslim Mission has initiated steps to promote peaceful co-existence and improve general relationship with Christians in the country.
ACCRA:
MTN launches ICT centres project
Monday, December 01 2008
MTN Ghana Foundation on Monday unveiled its Education Flagship Project in Accra to construct 10 Information Communication Technology (ICT) learning centres across the country.
KUMASI:
Desist from raising false alarms - General
Monday, December 01 2008
Brigadier General J. N. Adinkra, General Officer of the Northern Command, has advised Ghanaians against raising false alarms which distract the attention of security agents, especially during elections.
AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
LEAP rescues 73 people
Monday, December 01 2008
Seventy three people in four communities in Ajumako-Eyan-Assiam District, have received sums of money under government’s Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
NATIONAL:
Ballot papers dispatch on course
Monday, December 01 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) at the weekend started the regional distribution of ballot papers for both the presidential and parliamentary elections slated for December 7.
KUMASI:
Driver jailed for possessing Indian hemp
Monday, December 01 2008
A driver has been jailed ten years in hard labour by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Court for unlawfully possessing Indian Hemp.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Children “knock down” HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Right to Play, an international humanitarian organisation that focuses on children, organised games for children at Kpetoe with the aim of “knocking down” HIV/AIDS and stigmatization.
BOLGATANGA:
LEAP beneficiaries use monies for health insurance
Tuesday, December 02 2008
A number of people benefiting from the government’s Livelihood Empowerment Programme Against Poverty (LEAP), have decided to use part of monies received to subscribe to Mutual Health Insurance Schemes in their various communities.
(KUMASI) KMA:
G WC Replaces Blasted Pump
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The Ghana Water Company (GWC), is working feverishly to replace one of the pumps at Barekese Dam, which blasted on Friday creating a severe water shortage in the metropolis.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Winnesec improves academic performance
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Winneba Senior High School has improved its academic performance following a take-over by a new administration,  headmistress, Mrs Cecelia Kwakye Coffie, announced at the school’s 60th Anniversary celebration.
ACCRA:
High patronage at NHIS week
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) week celebration recorded an impressive patronage at all the district mutual health centres in the Greater Accra Region on Monday, the first day of the celebration.
ACCRA :
Lawyers urged to rise up to defend the Judiciary
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Chairman of the National Media Commission, Mr. Paul Adu-Gyamfi, and a legal practitioner has urged lawyers to rise up to defend the judiciary against “current undeserved vitriolic attacks”.
GUSHEGU:
Curfew at Gushiegu, Bawku, renewed
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, December 1.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Muslims initiates steps to be one with Christians
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The Ghana Muslim Mission has initiated steps to promote peaceful co-existence and improve general relationship with Christians in the country.
(TEMA) TMA:
Discrimination against AIDS victims to made an offence
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The Metropolitan AIDS Committee (MAC) of Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) is coming out with a work place policy, making it an offence to discriminate against employee victims of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
WA:
Wa Senior High School inaugurated
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, inaugurated some projects under the Government’s model school programme at Wa Senior High School in the Upper West Region.
ACCRA:
Court orders arrest of step mum
Tuesday, December 02 2008
A Circuit Court in Accra on Monday ordered the arrest of a trader, Patience Konadu, for allegedly using a blade to inflict wounds on her 16 year-old son.
ACCRA:
UN Chief concerned by existence of traditional forms of slavery
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon has noted wth concern that despite centuries of prohibition against slavery, traditional forms still exist.
NATIONAL:
Special voting on-going
Tuesday, December 02 2008
A special election is currently on-going for jounalists and security personnel at special polling stations throughout the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites look for second win
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Sellas Tetteh is hoping to build on Ghana’s opening win in the West Africa Football Union (Wafu) tournament which kicked off on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fighting spirit will take us through
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Milovan Rajevac is tipping his ’comeback kids’ to qualify for the African Nations Championships after gaining a slender advantage over Nigeria in the first leg of the final qualifier in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Addo clinches India deal
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Ghanaian forward Ishmael Addo has been signed by East Bengal of India on a one-year contract.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas pleased with AYC draw
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The African Youth Championship draw was finally out on Friday, and the pairings looks pretty good for the Ghanaian side, says Sellas Tetteh.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan optimistic about chances
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Milovan Rajevac, the Black Stars coach, is confident of a Ghana qualification to the finals of the first ever African Nations Championships after managing a slim lead against Nigeria with the return leg coming up in two weeks time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
BBC African player award
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Tha five candidates for the 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year award have been revealed on the BBC’s African sports programme Fast Track.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Equatorial Guinea lift AWC trophy
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Equatorial Guinea became only the second side to win the African Women’s Championship on Saturday after beating South Africa 2-1 in the final in Malabo.
NATIONAL:
HIV/AIDS accounts for 25 million deaths
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Over 25 million people have died from the HIV/AIDS pandemic since its emergence with over 33 million people infected across the world.
(AVE AVENOR) AKATSI:
Ave-Avenor youth shun Adjaho
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ave-Avenor constituency, Mr Doe Adjaho narrowly escaped the wrath of enraged youth in the Ave traditional area, during his campaign tour last week.
ACCRA:
Intruder at GBC shot by soldiers
Tuesday, December 02 2008
A man who broke into the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation has been shot by security personnel at the corporation.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The following, is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, December 2, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise record first league win
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Promoted Premier League side, Sekondi Eleven Wise, secured their first win this term with a 2-1 win against Gamba All Blacks at the Essipong Stadium on Monday night.
NATIONAL:
Special voting as it ensued
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Special voting for members of the Security Services, Electoral Commission officials and Journalists took off smoothly in the  New  Juaben South Constituency.
SUNYANI:
Methodist Church: No service December 7
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Branches of the Methodist Church of Ghana in the Sunyani Municipality, have decided not to hold Church service on Sunday, December 7, to enable members to fully exercise their franchise on that day.
ACCRA:
Affenyi-Dadzie charges journalists
Tuesday, December 02 2008
A Member of the Council of State, Mrs Gifty Affenyi-Dadzie, has launched a brochure on election coverage and called on journalists not to compromise fairness and objectivity as they cover next Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary polls.
ACCRA:
Gender management conference opens in Accra
Tuesday, December 02 2008
The West African Regional Conference on Gender Management system has opened in Accra.
ACCRA:
Only thumbprint acceptable — EC
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Only the impression of the thumb is prescribed for marking the ballot papers for preferred candidates as 12.4 million registered Ghanaian voters queue across the country on Sunday to elect a new President and members of a new Parliament.
(DANSOMAN) AMA:
Two pupils drown at Dansoman Beach
Tuesday, December 02 2008
Two pupils of the Oral Roberts International School at Dansoman drowned at the Dansoman Beach when they went swimming after they were asked by the school authorities to go home and bring their school fees.
ACCRA:
Ghana Airways employees to receive severance package
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Government has released 2.25 million dollars to enable the official liquidator of Ghana Airways to pay former employees of the airline the final instalment of their severance claims.
(ADANTIA) SUNYANI WEST :
Politicians urged to make the fight of HIV/AIDS a priority
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Assembly member for Adantia in the Sunyani West District, Mrs. Agartha Mansa Siaw, has urged politicians to make the fight of HIV/AIDS a priority and to identify remedies that would help prevent the spread of the disease in the country.  
(DAWURAMPONG) GOMOA WEST:
Gomoa West hits by acute water shortage
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Acute water shortage has hit parts of the Gomoa West District in the Central Region.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Some women are abusing free delivery policy
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Mrs Joyce Jetuah, in charge of the Geofrey Memorial Maternity Home and Clinic at Gomoa Ankamu near Apam, has suggested to the National Health Insurance Council to attach midwives to the district offices of the Scheme.
(KWAMO) EJISU JUABEN:
PTA supports Kwamo Technical Institute
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Parents’ Teacher-Association (PTA) of the Community Development Technical Institute at Kwamo in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality, through special levies have purchased 15,000 Ghana Cedis 33-seater Benz bus for the education institution.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
Veep ask farmers to use ICT to frog-leap production
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has asked small-holder farmers to use Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) to access and share information from researchers and agricultural extension officers to enhance production.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU :
Water project commissioned for North Tongu
Wednesday, December 03 2008
An 11 million-dollar water supply system for three districts in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region has been commissioned.
NATIONAL:
December 5, 8 declared public holidays
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has declared December 5 and December 8 statutory holidays.
ACCRA :
Chemu drain to start this month
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Mayor of Accra, Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson has announced that the Mamponse community infrastructure upgrading and Chemu drain improvement project is to start this month and end in 2010.
(GOMOA ADAM) GOMOA WEST:
Farmers trained in organic farming
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Forty-five farmers from Gomoa West District have attended a two-week training workshop on organic farming, bee-keeping, snail and grasscutter rearing at the Ecological Training Centre at Gomoa Adam.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Satellites reach quarter-finals
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Ghana have secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Wafu Cup after beating Guinea today in the second group game of the sub-regional tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac calls up 18 Players
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Asante Kotoko tops the call up list as Milovan Rajevac invites 18 players to camp for Ghana’s final qualifying game against Nigeria for the African Nations Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premiership preview
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Premier League is back and after a short break to make way for the international calendar, the midweek pairings offers the perfect attraction to get the league off once again.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Globacom, clubs in standoff
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Telecommunication giants, Globacom, are facing difficulties in stitching up a deal with Ghanaian Premier League sides to take over the league’s sponsorship naming rights.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NJUASCO PTA presents Tata bus to school
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Reverend Daniel Owusu-Ansah of Adweso Trinity Presbyterian Church, dedicated a 75,000-Ghana Cedis 33 seater Tata bus, presented to the New Juaben Senior Commercial High School by its Parent Teacher Association(PTA), in Koforidua.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars Coach Happy
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac is delighted with the recovery rate of injured key players of the senior national team.
ACCRA :
Major parties warned
Thursday, December 04 2008
The major political parties, the NPP, NDC and the CPP, have been cautioned not to allow their partisan interest to overshadow the primary reason for seeking political power.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abedi supports Hayatou presidency
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Former Ghana captain, Abedi Ayew "Pele" has thrown his support behind Issa Hayatou’s quest to run for president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Its we against ourselves
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Kosta Papic claims Hearts of Oak’s true competition for the 2008/09 Ghana League season is themselves.
ACCRA:
Need to form true socialist party - Pratt
Wednesday, December 03 2008
A leading member of the Socialist Forum of Ghana (SFG), Mr. Kwesi Pratt, said there was the need for the formation of a socialist-rooted political party in Ghana.
ACCRA:
Government to construct five polyclinics in NR
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Government is to construct five polyclinics in Northern Region under a 7.6 million euros assistance from Austria.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
DCE rescues pregnant woman
Wednesday, December 03 2008
But for the timely intervention of the District Chief Executive for Asante Akim South, Mr Abdul Karim Boakye-Yiadom, a 27-year-old pregnant woman would have delivered by the road side while walking to the hospital.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
DCE worried over HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Forty-one of the 1,312 people who visited the Kasoa Health Centre between January and October this year tested HIV positive, the Awutu-Senya District Chief Executive, Mr Solomon Abbam-Quaye has disclosed.
TEMA:
Tailor with double ID remanded
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Tema Circuit Court ‘A’ has remanded a 23-year-old tailor, Wisdom Dokpo, into police custody for an alleged double identity.
ACCRA:
Eleven vehicles damaged in pile up accident
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Eleven vehicles were damaged on Wednesday morning in a pileup accident on the Accra end of the Accra-Tema Motorway but there was no casualty.
(HO) HMA:
Heavy charges on wheelchairs to cease
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the Department of Women, Miss Lena Alai, on Wednesday urged government to prevail on transport unions to stop the heavy fares charged on wheelchairs.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Second labour court in Kumasi soon
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Judicial Service is to establish a second industrial court in Kumasi in February next year to deal with industrial disputes within the metropolis to ensure a healthy environment on the labour front.
(AKIM ASAMAMA) ATIWA:
Methodist Primary School renovated
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Members of the Akim Asamama Methodist Church, have renovated the three – unit classroom block for the local Primary School at the cost of GH¢ 150.00 to give it a face-lift.
KUMASI:
19 year old jailed for arson
Wednesday, December 03 2008
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced Prince Takyi Nketia 19, to three years imprisonment for setting fire to a shop destroying items worth GH¢ 2,000.
NATIONAL:
Experts meet to confront migration setback
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Issues of international migration has assumed both public and international interest and concern due to the growing link between migration and development.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Farmer jailed for narcotic offences
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr Jacob Boon has sentenced a 34-year-old farmer to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for possessing narcotic drugs.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
’NHIS impact unprecedented’
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Ghanaians have been urged to commend the government for implementing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and strive to do all they could to sustain the policy for the benefit of posterity.
(BUI) TAIN:
Bui Hydro project: Phase two takes off
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Phase two of the Bui Hydro Project to add 400 megawatts of electrical power to the country’s generation mix has commenced.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
NHIS triples attendance
Wednesday, December 03 2008
The number of people accessing health care in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District has tripled since the introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(ESSIKADU) STMA:
Massive turn-out on special voting day
Wednesday, December 03 2008
Special voting took place in 18 designated voting centres throughout Western Region on Tuesday.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Discrimination contribute to increase in AIDS
Thursday, December 04 2008
Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Alhaji Dr Ibrahim, has observed that stigmatisation and discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients was a major contributory factor to increase in the pandemic in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Sale of candies banned in schools
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned food vendors on school premises to desist from selling certain types of candies (toffees) to pupils.
(KORLE GONNO) AMA:
School block for Nanka-Bruce JHS inaugurated
Thursday, December 04 2008
Mayor of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson,  inaugurated a six-classroom block for Nanka-Bruce Junior High School at Korle Gonno in Accra.
ACCRA :
Documentary on Child Survival launched
Thursday, December 04 2008
A documentary on “Child Survival in Africa,” aimed at highlighting affordable and practicable interventions to help children lead happy and healthy lives was launched.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Give my subjects protection to vote - Chief
Thursday, December 04 2008
Chief of Oshiyie, a fishing town off the Winneba Road in the Ga District, Nii Kofi Akrashie, has appealed to the Greater Accra Regional Police Command to arrange for protection for over 400 of his subjects, currently seeking refuge in neighbouring communities, to enable them to return home to exercise their franchise on Sunday.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Sokoban Wood Village Project inaugurated
Thursday, December 04 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor inaugurated the Sokaban Wood Village Complex, an ultra-modern enclave built for carpenters and wood sellers at Anloga and other parts of Kumasi.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Two-storey classroom block and library inaugurated
Thursday, December 04 2008
Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning,  Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, inaugurated a two-storey classroom block and a library for Old Tafo Methodist Primary and Junior High School (JHS) in Kumasi at a cost of GH¢ 290,000.
CAPE COAST:
Call for incentives for teachers in special schools
Thursday, December 04 2008
A lecturer at the Department of Educational Foundations of University of Cape Coast (UCC), Dr Emmanuel Kofi Gyimah,  suggested that teachers in special schools, should be given incentives like teachers who opted to teach in rural areas.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Paramount chief calls for peaceful elections
Thursday, December 04 2008
Paramount Chief of Ejisu Traditional Area, Nana Afrane Okese IV, has called on Ghanaians to ensure a peaceful general election this year to indicate to the world that the concept of democracy had come to stay.
(AKIM OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Fatal accident at Osino killed two instantly
Thursday, December 04 2008
Two people died on the spot while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in a motor accident at Akim Osino in the Fanteakwa District.
ACCRA:
Anyaa fire explosion case adjourned
Thursday, December 04 2008
The case of Janet Akani Sarbah, a trader whose warehouse exploded at Anyaa killing seven people a fortnight ago was on Wednesday adjourned to December 17.
ACCRA:
Appeals Court throws out lotto operators’ case
Thursday, December 04 2008
An interlocutory injunction filed by Ghana Lotto Operators Association (GLOA) restraining the National Lottery Authority (NLA) from implementing an Accra Fast Track High Court decision banning their activities was on Wednesday thrown out by the Court of Appeal.
ACCRA :
Mother and son in court
Thursday, December 04 2008
A mother and her son have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for cyber fraud.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Supporters not detered by rain
Thursday, December 04 2008
Thousands of supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) defied heavy rainfall to hear their leaders at the party’s last regional rally held at Akim-Oda in the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Head of ECOWAS team arrives
Thursday, December 04 2008
General Yakubu Gowon, a former Head of State of Nigeria, has arrived in the country, ahead of a 200-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), observer team, to monitor, comment and make recommendations about the December 7 elections.
     
TAMALE :
Security persons must be fair.
Thursday, December 04 2008
Security personnel, who would be assigned to ensure law and order in the Northern Region on voting day, have been asked to remain impartial in the discharge of their duties.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Otumfuo speaks to the youth
Thursday, December 04 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has urged the youth to take advantage of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) and improve on their skills and competence to enable them to effectively contribute to national development.
NATIONAL :
How many will stand for parliamentary?
Thursday, December 04 2008
A total of 1,060 Parliamentary Candidates have filed nominations to contest for seats in the 230 Legislature on December 7 polls, out of which 957 are male and 103 female, the Electoral Commission (EC) disclosed .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nations Cup draw set for November
Thursday, December 04 2008
The draw for the 2010 African Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Angola, is set for November 2009 with a number world football figures participating.
NATIONAL :
New strategy for AIDS
Thursday, December 04 2008
A World Bank report officially launched in Dakar, emphasizes the need for a localized, evidence-informed response to HIV/AIDS in Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien credits mum for return
Thursday, December 04 2008
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien says his Mum is the secret behind his amazing recovery from knee surgery.
ACCRA :
25 to understudy chinese mining
Thursday, December 04 2008
A 25-member delegation of small-scale miners sponsored by government to understudy the Chinese mining industry arrived back home to share their experiences with the Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Razak hints at RTU exit
Thursday, December 04 2008
Real Tamale United head coach Abdul Razak has hinted he might be forced to quit the club if the supporters continue their revolt against him.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey set for Serbian trials
Thursday, December 04 2008
Ghana international Jonathan Quartey will go on trial at Serbian club Red Star Belgrade ahead of the January transfer window.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts move to top
Thursday, December 04 2008
Just two games into the season and the premiership standings have been completely altered.
SUNYANI :
CEPS destroys cigars.
Thursday, December 04 2008
Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) in Brong-Ahafo, has destroyed 2,192 cartons of assorted smuggled cigarettes in the country with a street value of GH¢7,233.6.
    
ACCRA :
National security is circumspect
Thursday, December 04 2008
A National Security source says it does not react to spurious newspaper reports and expressed surprise that the Civic Forum Initiative (CFI) had issued a statement based on a publication in a newspaper like "The Chronicle".
     
ACCRA :
Need for code for coroperate governance
Thursday, December 04 2008
Lack of a comprehensive national corporate governance code is affecting delivery in both the public and private sectors, Mrs Marian Barnor, the Managing Consultant of MRB Consult has said.
CPP :
Voting for CPP is waste
Thursday, December 04 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has classified a vote for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) “as waste of the ballot paper”.
    
NKORANZA NORTH :
Go into farming
Thursday, December 04 2008
Mr Justice Francis Kwabena Opoku of the Sunyani High Court has urged farmers to attach great importance to farming as a business venture in order to improve their livelihood.
NKORANZA :
Do not collect any fees.
Thursday, December 04 2008
Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Director of Education in-charge of Nkoranza North and South Districts has cautioned heads of basic schools in the districts against the collection of fees from students.
(AKYEM OSINO) FANTEAKWA:
Church raises fund for development
Thursday, December 04 2008
Members of the Akyem Osino Anglican Church last Sunday raised GH¢ 1,500.00 at its annual harvest in aid of developmental projects earmarked by the church.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level increasing
Thursday, December 04 2008
The following, is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, December 4, 2008.
YENDI :
Sheanut processing factory opened
Thursday, December 04 2008
A sheanut processing factory estimated at 88,000 Ghana cedis has commenced operation at Kuga in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region.
    
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM:
550 electoral officers to man polling stations
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Electoral Commission in the Ajumako–Enyan–Essiam District has recruited 550 electoral officers to man the 110 polling stations in the constituency during Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
    
NPP :
Profile of the NPP presidential and vice presidential candidate
Thursday, December 04 2008
The following is the profile of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as provided by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
NDC :
Profile of Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama
Thursday, December 04 2008
The following are the profiles of Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), as provided by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
PNC :
Profile of Dr. Mahama and Petra Amegashie
Thursday, December 04 2008
The following is the profile of Dr Edward Nasigrie Mahama, presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC) as provided by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
CPP :
Dr Nduom and Sakara pofile
Thursday, December 04 2008
The following is the profile of Dr Pa Kwesi Nduom, presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) as provided by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
HO :
Election fever grips township
Thursday, December 04 2008
The December 7 general elections have become the main topic of discussion in the Ho Township, with just three-days to the “D” day.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Takoradi Airport sees 42 million dollar facelift
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Minister of Aviation, Mr Joe Baidoo Ansah, has reiterated the government’s commitment  to ensuring that the Takoradi Airport is safe and secure for use.
ACCRA:
HIV/AIDS goes into classrooms
Thursday, December 04 2008
An African Regional conference to discuss ways to integrate HIV/AIDS education into the Educational For All (EFA) goals began in Accra on Wednesday with a call on teachers to help champion HIV/AIDS education in the classroom.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars opponents suffer blow
Thursday, December 04 2008
Ghana’s Group D opponents in the World Cup qualifiers, Mali have been dealt a blow with the news that key midfielder Mahamadou Diarra is injured.
ACCRA:
EC identifies mandated polling station visitors
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday spelt out the categories of people mandated to visit polling stations on December 7 to observe at first hand electoral proceedings.
NATIONAL:
EC’s ability not in doubt - Carter Centre
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Carter Centre in the United States has acknowledged the competence of the Electoral Commission (EC) to organise credible elections in Ghana on Sunday.
CAPE COAST:
Women march for peace
Thursday, December 04 2008
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) Ghana, on Thursday, organized a peace march through the principal streets of Cape Coast on the need for a peaceful conduct of the election on Sunday.
ACCRA:
Health workers issue ultimatum
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC), has given the ministries of Health, Finance and Economic Planning and the Ghana Health Service, a week ultimatum to respect the revised grading system and pay workers as such.
(NII BOIMAN) AMA:
Nii Boiman faces sanitation problems
Thursday, December 04 2008
Residents at Nii Boiman, a suburb of Accra have been exposed
to serious sanitation problems, which could lead to an epidemic.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
NPP supporters defy rains for rally
Thursday, December 04 2008
Thousands of supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday defied heavy rainfall to hear their leaders at the party’s last regional rally held at Akim-Oda, the Birim South Municipal capital.
BOLGATANGA:
NHIS covers over 50 percent
Thursday, December 04 2008
Management of Bolgatanga Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has since its inception in 2005 collected GH¢ 270,846 as premium.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Agricare donates to best poultry farmer
Thursday, December 04 2008
Agricare Limited, producers of quality feeds in Ghana, has presented a metric tonne of layer feed concentrate valued at GH¢ 710 to the overall best poultry farmer in the Atwima Nwabiagya District.
NATIONAL:
Tsatsu’s appeal to be heard December 18
Thursday, December 04 2008
The Court of Appeal will on Thursday, December 18 give judgment on an Appeal Application brought before it by Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), against an Accra Fast Track Court decision which landed him in jail on June 18.
BOLGATANGA:
Women’s enterprise sees progress
Thursday, December 04 2008
An Association of Women Entrepreneurs in Upper East Region has been inaugurated in Bolgatanga to empower and assist members to improve on their businesses.
NATIONAL:
EC outlines December 7 voting process
Thursday, December 04 2008
Voting in the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections on Sunday, December 7 would be between 0700 hours and 1700 hours and the entire process would take place in the open view of the public, the Electoral Commission announced on Thursday.
ACCRA :
WAEC awards held
Friday, December 05 2008
Mr. Kwame Akoi, a medical student at the  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, was adjudged the overall best candidate for the 2007 West  African Senior Secondary Examination Certificate (WASSCE).
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Galamsey to be legalised
Friday, December 05 2008

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will regularize “galamsey’’ or small scale mining, if voted back to power on December 7.

ACCRA :
Media advised seriously.
Friday, December 05 2008

The Ghanaian media have been urged to ensure transparent and responsible reportage, devoid of political affiliation, to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections on December 7.

NKORANZA SOUTH:
DCE worried about bush burning
Friday, December 05 2008

Mr. James Kwabena Appiah-Awuah, Nkoranza South District Chief Executive, has urged opinion leaders in the area to educate the people on the need to avoid setting bushfires as the harmattan season got closer.

SUNYANI :
Woman jumps to death
Friday, December 05 2008

Madam Afia Kusase, a 33-year-old trader, died when she and other passengers including traders jumped from a moving vehicle they were traveling on from Kurosuaa to Sunyani.

SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Man commits suicide
Friday, December 05 2008

Kwabena Boakye, a- 35-year-old contractor and owner of a Restaurant at Asokore, a suburb of Koforidua, allegedly committed suicide when he was found hanging in a bush at Amenhia near Suhum.

WA :
Region poised for elections
Friday, December 05 2008

About 276,378 people are expected to cast their votes in 854 polling stations in Upper West Region during the Presidential and Parliamentary elections on Sunday, December 7. 

KMA :
Nana Konadu defies rains
Friday, December 05 2008

Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings, former First Lady, on Wednesday defied a heavy downpour to attend an NDC rally at Suame in Kumasi where she addressed supporters and activists of the Party.

WEST MAMPRUSI:
Aspirants neglect debate
Friday, December 05 2008

Parliamentary Candidates of New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) in Walewale Constituency in Northern Region were absent from a debate organised for them.
    

TAMALE :
Northern region read for polls
Friday, December 05 2008

A total of 1,097,597 registered voters are expected to cast their votes in the Northern Region on Sunday in this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections.

ACCRA:
Support local pharmaceuticals
Friday, December 05 2008

Mrs Patience Tsegah, Managing Director of Unicom Chemist Limited, one of Ghana’s leading pharmaceutical firms, on Thursday tasked government to set up a fund that would support and protect indigenous pharmaceutical industry against large foreign competitors.

HO :
Church holds prayer and fasting for peaceful elections
Friday, December 05 2008

Members of the Elorm E.P. Church Ho-Bankoe have been exhorted to stay clear of situations likely to bring them into conflict with laws governing the December 7 elections.

TEMA :
Welder kills himself
Friday, December 05 2008

A 36-year-old welder and father of four, Mr Yaw Darko, on Wednesday night committed suicide by hanging himself in his bedroom at Tema.
    

AMA :
600 thousand dollars goes into Korle Bu labour ward.
Friday, December 05 2008

Refurbishment of the labour ward on the second floor of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital’s maternity block would be completed in January to afford pregnant women the privilege of having their partners around when giving birth to their children.
    

(SEKONDI) STMA:
Consistent programme for youth needed
Saturday, December 06 2008
The Western Regional Youth Coordinator of the National Youth Council, Mr. Emmanuel Papa Assan, has called for a consistent programme to eliminate barriers to young people’s educational opportunities in the country.
TEMA:
Victory Rally: NDC promises better Ghana
Saturday, December 06 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will utilize the nation’s resources for the benefit of all Ghanaians, if elected on December 7 to govern the country.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS team optimistic
Saturday, December 06 2008
A former Head Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, on Friday said the success of Ghana’s forthcoming elections would be a lesson for other African countries.
ACCRA:
Nana’s appeal to Ghanaians
Saturday, December 06 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), rounded off his campaign for president with a call on Ghanaians to retain the NPP Government in power on December 7, on Friday in Accra.
    
TAMALE:
John Mahama dances to victory
Saturday, December 06 2008
John Dramani Mahama, NDC vice Presidential Candidate put his campaign into a high gear on Wednesday addressing rallies in communities in Northern and Upper West Regions soliciting last minute votes to win the December elections for the party.
    
NATIONAL:
Ghana – Togo border closes
Saturday, December 06 2008
Ghana’s border with Togo would be closed from midnight Friday December 5 2008 till 0600 hours Monday December 8, 2008 in the interest of national security.
DODOWA:
NHIS: kufuor pushes for more bite
Saturday, December 06 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged Managers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cut out bureaucracy in the issuance of Members’ Cards, a common complaint against the scheme.
     
NATIONAL:
Weather forecast for Election Day
Saturday, December 06 2008
Slight pressure increases over the West African sub-region will likely enhance the import of dry winds from the north over Northern Ghana, Brong Ahafo and northern Volta Regions on Sunday.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Korle-Bu labour ward receives facelift
Saturday, December 06 2008
Refurbishment of the labour ward on the second floor of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital’s maternity block would be completed in January.
ACCRA:
Security services ready for elections
Saturday, December 06 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has assured the visiting Economic Community of West African
States (ECOWAS) election observer mission that government has put in place adequate security measures to ensure the success of the polls.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister condemns gender violence
Saturday, December 06 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari, has condemned the spate of violence against women in the Region.
ACCRA:
The legacy continues - Nana assures
Saturday, December 06 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Friday drew the curtains down on its political electioneering campaign for the December 7 poll with a massive show of strength at a national rally held at the Accra Academy School Park.
NATIONAL:
The time is here
Sunday, December 07 2008
Ghanaians line up to vote after one of the most heated electioneering in the country’s history.
ACCRA:
Carter Centre thumbs up EC
Sunday, December 07 2008
The Carter Centre in the United States has acknowledged the competence of the Electoral Commission (EC) to organise credible elections in Ghana on Sunday.
ACCRA:
Kufuor takes turn
Sunday, December 07 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Sunday cast his ballot in the nationwide presidential and parliamentary elections at exactly 1025 hours at the Open Booth station near his residence in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency.
CAPE COAST:
As it is in Cape Coast
Sunday, December 07 2008
At Cape Coast, voting took off smoothly with long winding but orderly queues in almost all the polling stations the GNA visited in the Cape Coast, Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) and Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese constituencies.
KUMASI:
Winding queues characterize stations in Ashanti
Sunday, December 07 2008
At Juaso in the Asante Akim South constituency, the scene was not different as there were long queues at polling stations the GNA visited.
LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Atta Mills readies for victory
Sunday, December 07 2008
Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed confidence that he would be the next President as he cast his vote at Golden Gate polling station at the Ledzokuku Constituency in Accra.
NATIONAL:
From Accra to Paga as events unfold
Sunday, December 07 2008
In the Klottey Korle and Dade Kotopon constituencies in Accra, voting is going on smoothly with the exception of delays in the delivery of voting materials to the Presby 2 Junior High School polling station at Osu in the Klottey Korle Constituency.
ACCRA:
Fire outbreak at the Press Centre
Sunday, December 07 2008
Electoral activities at the International Press Centre was briefly disrupted some seven hours after the national polling exercise on Sunday.
ACCRA:
Aliu says its ’One Touch’
Sunday, December 07 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama on Sunday predicted a peaceful general election and a “one touch victory” for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(MANHYIA) KMA:
......And Otumfuo voted
Sunday, December 07 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, cast his vote in the Presidential and Parliamentary elections at the Traditional Council Polling Station in the Manhyia Constituency.
HOHOE:
Commercial activities come to a halt
Sunday, December 07 2008
Commercial activities in the Hohoe Municipality slowed down with some areas virtually absent, since the early hours of Sunday in view of the general elections.
(AVE AVENOR) AKATSI:
Voting smooth in Ave-Avenor
Sunday, December 07 2008
Voting started on scheduled at 0700 hours with voting materials in place in the Ave-Avenor Constituency where long and winding queues have been formed at many polling stations.
(RIDGE) AMA :
Fire scare at press centre
Sunday, December 07 2008
The Ghana International Press Centre at Ridge in Accra, designated as a reference point for the media in the ongoing national polls in Ghana, this afternoon recorded a fire incident that sent scores of high technical brains from the Ghana Police, Electricity Company of Ghana and the Ghana National Fire Service.
WEST AKIM :
GHC 5000 for GHC 250
Sunday, December 07 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has granted 5,000 Ghana cedis bail with one surety to Kwadwo Boamah, a driver who stole 250 Ghana cedis from a farmer.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Rawlings wishes
Sunday, December 07 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Sunday voted at exactly 0957 hours at the Public Works Department (PWD) Castle Branch polling centre in the Korle-Klottey constituency.
(PRESS CENTRE) AMA :
Another fire threat at Press Centre
Sunday, December 07 2008
Another fire disaster almost started at the International Press Centre in Accra , Sunday evening when a gas cylinder exploded whilst media representatives were awaiting certified electoral results.
(LABONE) AMA :
Amoafo -Yeboah votes without ID card
Sunday, December 07 2008
Mr Kwesi Amoafo-Yeboah, the only Independent Candidate running for president, on Sunday voted at the Labone Secondary School (LABOSCO) Polling Station in the Dadekotopon Constituency without his voters’ ID card because he left it at home.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
President Kufuor commends Ghanaians
Sunday, December 07 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has commended Ghanaians for comporting themselves in the electoral process.
(PRESS CENTRE) AMA :
NDC issues statement
Monday, December 08 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has  said that "the party is not unaware of the moves of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to once again hijack the mandate of the people of Ghana".
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Philanthropist donates to five orphanages
Monday, December 08 2008
A Ghanaian philanthropist based in the United States of America (USA), has donated assorted items to five orphanages in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.
ACCRA :
Accra streets deserted as Ghana votes
Monday, December 08 2008
Accra streets were on Sunday December 7 deserted as Ghanaians went to the polls to elect a President and 230 Legislators for the Fifth Parliament of the Fourth Republic in Election 2008.
(TEMA) TMA :
Welder commits suicide
Monday, December 08 2008
A 36-year old welder and father of four, Mr Yaw Darko has committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope in his bedroom at Tema Site 7.
SUNYANI :
First woman priest of the Anglican Church ordained
Monday, December 08 2008
The Reverend Hannah Dwomoh, a citizen of Nkoranza was at has been ordained as the first woman priest of the Anglican Church of Ghana at a colourful ceremony at St. Anselm’s Anglican Cathedral in Sunyani.
HO :
Lepers in Ho supported
Monday, December 08 2008
A Ho based businessman, Mr Kuma Dente has presented used clothes and some hardware to cured lepers at Ho Freetown to help them enjoy Christmas.
(WINDNABA) BAWKU WEST :
Black flies re-emerge in Bawku West District.
Monday, December 08 2008
Black flies, known to be carriers of the vector that causes river blindness, have re-emerged in Widnaba community in the Bawku West District, giving cause for alarm.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Twenty-three Dressmakers graduate
Monday, December 08 2008
The Atwima Mponua District branch of the Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association, has sponsored three girls from deprived homes in the district to undertake the trade.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East churches pray for peaceful election
Monday, December 08 2008
The Local Council of Churches in the Upper East Region has embarked on a peace march in the Bolgatanga Municipality, reiterating the need for peace during and after the election.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Development partners pledge to assist Bawku West
Monday, December 08 2008
A consortium of development partners have pledged their commitment to the speedy development of the Bawku West District.
ACCRA :
CHRAJ marks 60th anniversary of Declaration on Human Rights
Monday, December 08 2008
Ghana would join the international community to mark the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
STMA :
President Kufuor commends Ghanaians
Monday, December 08 2008
At Takoradi, voting began at 0700 hours in most polling stations in the four electoral areas in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis visited by the GNA.
    
AMA :
President Kufuor commends Ghanaians
Monday, December 08 2008
Voting in the Ayawaso Wuoguon and the Dade Kotopon Constituencies began successfully in the morning.
ASHAIMAN :
Voting goes smoothly
Monday, December 08 2008
At Ashaiman, Voting at the Divine Healers polling stations A and B delayed because ballot boxes for the presidential and parliamentary had no covers.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Peaceful voting process
Monday, December 08 2008
As part Elections 2008, registered voters in the Akim Oda Municipality of the Eastern Region, on Sunday are casting their votes at the various polling stations peacefully.
  
BOLGATANGA :
Asaga retains seat
Monday, December 08 2008
Mr Moses Asaga, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region, has retained his seat.
CAPE COAST :
NDC wrestles more seats from the NPP in Central Region
Tuesday, December 09 2008
National Democratic Congress (NDC) has caused a major upset in Central Region, by retaining its two incumbent seats and wrestling eight more from the New Patriotic Party (NPP), in otherwise NPP regarded strongholds, and also winning the Presidential election, in 11 constituencies in the Region.
AMA :
Provisional for Odododiodio and Ledzokuku
Monday, December 08 2008
Provisional results of Odododiodio, Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region so far released.
SEKONDI :
Papa Owusu Ankomah retains seat.
Monday, December 08 2008
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, incumbent Member of Parliament for the Sekondi Constituency has retained the seat.
    
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Provisional for Nkawkaw
Monday, December 08 2008
Provisional results of the 2008 Presidential Election released by the Electoral Commission (EC)to GNA for the Nkawkaw Constituency indicate that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) gained more votes while New Patriotic Party (NPP) lost votes compared to Election 2004.
NEW JUABEN :
Hackman retains seat
Monday, December 08 2008
Mr Hackman Owusu Agyeman, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), parliamentary candidate and incumbent Member of Parliament
(MP) for the New Juaben North constituency had retained his seat.
BOLGATANGA :
Provisional results
Monday, December 08 2008
Provisional Results for Bolgatanga Central Constituency continue to trickle in from the collation centre at the Regional House of Chiefs. They are the following:
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Independent wins seat
Monday, December 08 2008
Mr Seth Adjei-Baah, popularly known as Shaaba, Managing Director of Shaaba Enterprise Limited, has won the Nkawkaw Constituency Parliamentary seat.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Voting peaceful
Monday, December 08 2008
Mr. Yaw Amoako-Gyasi, Mpohor Wassa East District Electoral Officer, on Sunday said voting in parliamentary and presidential elections in the constituency were peaceful and orderly.
    
BAWKU :
Provisional results
Monday, December 08 2008
Provisional results continue to trickle in from various constituencies in the Upper East Region:
 
AMA :
Electoral activities reaches strong room
Monday, December 08 2008
Electoral activities for Ghana’s fifth consecutive Presidential and Parliamentary elections on December 7th, have gradually shifted from the polling stations to coalition centres heading towards the Electoral Commission’s Strong room.
HOHOE :
Ten disenfranchised
Monday, December 08 2008
Ten female students of Saint Teresa Training College at Hohoe, were unable to vote in the just ended elections on account of faulty processing of their transfer votes.
AMA :
DFP presidential candidate votes
Monday, December 08 2008
Mr Emmanuel Ansah Antwi, Presidential candidate for the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Sunday expressed satisfaction with the electoral process, calling on Ghanaians to conduct themselves peacefully to ensure the success of the polls.
CAPECOAST :
Cape Coast goes agog
Monday, December 08 2008
Numerous supporters of both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have taken to the streets of Cape Coast jubilant on the completion of the counting of results at the various polling stations.
KETU:
Security personnel sent to Aflao
Monday, December 08 2008
Security personnel with anti-riot gear have been deployed at polling stations and streets of Aflao just after end of polling at 1700 hours as vote counting got underway.
BOLGATANGA :
More provisional results from UER.
Monday, December 08 2008
Provisional results from the Upper East Region are as follows:
KMA :
Counting ongoing
Monday, December 08 2008
Counting of votes is underway after, what has been hailed as a generally peaceful poll in the Kumasi Metropolis.
(PRESS CENTRE) AMA :
NPP debunks NDC claims
Monday, December 08 2008
The New Patriotic Party has called on  the general public to beware of the National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) move to skew the realities  of the outcome of the elections in thier favour.
WA :
Peaceful voting process
Monday, December 08 2008
In Wa, voting started smoothly in the Wa Municipality with an encouraging turn out in the early hours of the day.
AMA :
Peaceful voting process
Monday, December 08 2008
At the Kwashieman Christ Mission A and B polling centres in the Ablekuma North Constituency, voting materials arrived five minutes late.
(RIDGE) AMA :
GJA suspends NDC/NPP press conferences at press centre
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has asked the two leading political parties to stop holding press conferences and counter-reactions of elections results at the Press Centre
(ASSIN KYEKYEWERE) ASSIN SOUTH :
Electorates commended for peaceful elections
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Elections Task Force Commander for Assin South Constituency, Police Superintendent G.D. Hoxdzi has commended the people in the area, particularly the electorates for their high sense of discipline and comportment during and after the elections.
ACCRA:
Nduom concedes defeat, hints at comeback in 2012
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP),   Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom has conceded defeat in the 2008 elections, dropping hints of his intention to lead the Party again in 2012.
NATIONAL :
EC Chairman to release presidential results ‘soon”
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has given the assurance that the results of the presidential election would be made public soon.
ACCRA :
Military denies holding meeting to declare vote for NPP
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces has firmly denied a claim by the National Democratic Congress that it was part of an attempt to rig the elections in favour of the New Patriotic Party, stressing that it had no intention to undermine the constitutional mandate of the people.
HO :
NPP makes inroads into Volta Region
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Election 2008 results the Electoral Commission has been releasing appear to be showing that the two major political parties are making inroads into each other’s  stronghold.
(TEMA) TMA :
Accept election results in good faith- Ahmadiyya Mission
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Mission, Maulvi Raghib Zia Ul Haq has appealed to leaders of defeated parties to accept results of the 2008 presidential and parliamentary polls to ensure absolute peace.
ACCRA :
IDEG not happy with pronouncements
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) and Civic Forum Initiative (CFI) has expressed concern about competing pronouncements and claims being made by some political parties even before election results were released.
BAWKU :
Poll Results for Bawku to be recounted
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Party candidates, their agents and electoral officials from Bawku Central constituency in the Upper East Region arrived in Bolgatanga Monday afternoon for a recount of contested poll results for that constituency.
ATEBUBU :
Two presiding officers at Atebubu arrested
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Two presiding officers at Atebubu in Brong Ahafo were arrested on Sunday before the election got started when it was detected that 1,525 presidential ballot papers had got missing at their polling stations.
(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
NPP makes history in Techiman
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The NPP has for the first time since the inception of multi-party democracy in the country in 1992, wrested the Techiman North constituency seat from the NDC.
NKWANTA NORTH:
Incumbent retained seat
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Mr Joseph Kwaku Nayan, incumbent NPP Parliamentary candidate for Nkwanta- North, has retained his seat with 9,426 votes, provisional results from the constituency have indicated.
KWAHU SOUTH :
NPP wins positions
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) won both the presidential and parliamentary elections in Mpreaso constituency by polling 16,829 votes, representing 66.52 percent as against the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which had 7,950 votes.
KETU NORTH :
Provisional results
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Provisional results of the Ketu North Constituency are as follows:
ACCRA :
Cedi drops
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The performance of the cedi against the US dollar this year has recorded its worst rate of depreciation in eight years.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President marks birthday
Tuesday, December 09 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor yesterday marked his 70th birthday anniversary at his Dzorwulu residence in a colourful way.
ACCRA :
Mighty falling
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Results so far released in Sunday’s election show that many experienced parliamentarians would not make it to the House when the New Parliament is opened in January. 
HO :
Certified results from 22 constituencies
Tuesday, December 09 2008
These results bring to an end the certified results from the 22 constituencies in the Volta region including the ones sent earlier as provisional.
ACCRA :
NDC leads in 72 certified
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The presidential candidate of the  National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Atta Mills, has taken a slim lead in last Sunday’s presidential election with 1,390,672 votes representing 49.96 per cent of the valid cast in 72 certified constituencies by the Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday.
NATIONAL :
Prof. Mills leads 5 regions
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof John Atta Mills, has taken a commanding lead in 72 certified presidential results from five out of nine regions.
KMA :
Some results from Ashanti region
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The following are results from some constituencies in the Ashanti Region
ACCRA :
3 women win elections
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Three out of twelve female aspirants in the just ended general election, were elected to represent their respective constituencies in the Western Region, in the next Parliament of Ghana.
BAWKU :
2 survive shooting incident
Tuesday, December 09 2008
A 22-year old barber and his girlfriend are responding to treatment at the Bawku Presbyterian Hospital, after they had been shot by two unidentified men at the new lorry park in Bawku town Monday night.
WASSA AMENFI WEST :
Police avert clash
Tuesday, December 09 2008
A timely intervention by police at Manso Amenfi prevented a clash between the youth of the town and the constituency chairman of the New Patriotic party (NPP), Mr. Kwame Armah.
   
TEMA :
Tema East results refuted
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) chairman of Tema East constituency has refused to sign the election results from the area due to discrepancies in figures.
KMA :
More for Ashanti region
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The following are results from some constituencies in the Ashanti Region
ACCRA :
EU ready for second round
Tuesday, December 09 2008
The European Union Election Observer Mission (EU-EOM) to Ghana on Tuesday described the electoral process as transparent, open and competitive and said they were prepared for a second round, in the event of a run-off.
ACCRA :
EC is slow
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Tuesday observed that the Electoral Commission (EC) had been slow in declaring the results of Sunday’s election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites pick Wafu finals spot
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Ghana have made it to the finals of the Wafu Cup tournament after beating Ivory Coast in the semi-finals on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari wants Essien at Inter
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Muntari Inter Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari has revealed that close friend Michael Essien advised him to join the Italian giants in order to link up with Jose Mourinho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Lions face Etoile Filante
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Kpando Heart of Lions will launch their next year’s CAF-MTN Champions League against Burkinabe champions, Etoile Filante at the preliminary stage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agyeman starts work at Kotoko
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have sorted out their differences with Louis Agyemang and are now hoping the player will aid their push for another League title.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Local stars gather for Nigeria
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Milovan Rajevac’s local Black Stars charges are assembling in Accra on Thursday to begin preparations for the return leg of their African Nations Championships qualifier against Nigeria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Keep off my Essien
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has issued a ’hands off’ warning over Michael Essien, despite a whole host of other top clubs coveting the midfielder.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Papic demands more
Tuesday, December 09 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak have made the perfect start to the season after two wins out of two but coach Kosta Papic insist there is still a great deal of work to be done on the side.
ACCRA :
NMC cautions media against electoral rumours
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The National Media Commission (NMC) has urged the media to be cautious and reject all manner of electoral rumours and outcomes.
NATIONAL :
Mills captures six regions-trails Akufo-Addo by 124,225 votes
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Former Vice President John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of National Democratic Congress (NDC), is leading in six out of 10 regions after the Electoral Commissions (EC) certified Presidential Election results from 211 Constituencies on Tuesday.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
A total of 26,156 ballot papers rejected in Western Region
Wednesday, December 10 2008
A total of 26,156 ballot papers were rejected in the 2,240 polling stations in the 22 constituencies in Western Region during Election 2008.
NATIONAL :
EC certifies 211 Presidential results – NPP maintains lead
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Presidential Candidate of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo maintains his lead in the latest results the Electoral Commission (EC) made available to Ghana News Agency at 2231 hours, Tuesday December 9, 2008.
(KUKUOM) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Move to eradicate buruli ulcer underway
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Country Director of Health Foundation of Ghana, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO),  Mrs Lynda Arthur has expressed concern about challenges that deter buruli ulcer patients from reporting to health facilities for treatment.
NATIONAL :
EC to declare elections 2pm Wednesday
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan will announce results of the Sunday, December 7 elections at 2pm Wednesday, December 10
CAPE COAST :
Jubilant party supporters asked to be law abiding
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Leaders of the two major political parties in the Central Region, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC), have been ask to advice their members and supporters not to flout the Public Order Act as they jubilate over the release of the election final results.
WA :
Voters in Upper West remain calm as results are released
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Voters in the Upper West Region continued to remain calm and cautiously optimistic as the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections are announced on radio and television. 
ACCRA :
APRM Inaugurates oversight committees
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The National African Peer Review Mechanism (NAPRM) Governing Council has inaugurated a total of 120 District Oversight Committees in the country.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Akwatia seized ballot boxes conveyed to Koforidua
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The 11 ballot boxes, which were seized from vandalized polling stations at Akwatia during last Sunday’s elections, have been conveyed to Koforidua under police protection.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Three women in Western Region to enter parliament
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Three out of 12 female aspirants from the Western Region would enter the next parliament.
ACCRA :
Veep to be awarded
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Presidential Candidate of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Ais lead in the latest results the Electoral Commission (EC) made availddo maintains hable to Ghana News Agency at 2231 hours, Tuesday December 9, 2008.
ACCRA :
NMC cautions media
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The National Media Commission (NMC) has urged the media to be cautious and reject all manner of electoral rumours and outcomes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy wants Blues stay
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Ghana international, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie is hoping to earn a permanent deal with Championship side, Birmingham.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zamalek deal for Bekoe
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko are likely to be without the services of star striker Eric Bekoe if the Ghana League top goal scorer can agree terms with Zamalek of Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions beat All Blacks
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Swedru Gamba All Blacks suffered their second defeat in the Premier league, when they lost 0-1 to Kpando Heart of Lions in their match played at Robert Mensah Stadium at Cape Coast on Tuesday.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, December 10, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat Hasaacas
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Sekondi Hasaacas 1-0 in their Premier league match played at the Essipong Sports Stadium on Tuesday.
KMA :
Tales of election
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Ashanti National Democratic Congress (NDC) performed better than the Volta New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Election 2008
compared to Election 2004, according figures released by the Electoral Commission (EC).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
West Brom join Kingston chase
Wednesday, December 10 2008
English side West Brom are the latest Premiership club to join the chase for Hearts midfielder Laryea Kingston.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dossey loses fight for life
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Ghanaian keeper Ibrahim Dossey, who has been in coma for the past three months, has died in a hospital in Romania.
ACCRA :
Parties to decide date for run off.
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Reports from the Electoral Commission headquarters in Accra say the Commission Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan is meeting with the eight main parties to determine a date for the run-off.
ACCRA :
Former president thanks all
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Wednesday thanked all Ghanaians for their huge voter turn-out and exemplary level of comportment throughout the voting process on Sunday.
(DZODZE) KETU NORTH :
District was peaceful
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The total orderliness in Dzodze in the Ketu North constituency on election-day was a pleasant surprise to journalists who had invaded the town in anticipation of election violence.
ACCRA :
Two advises EC
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) and the Civic Forum Initiative (CFI), on Wednesday, called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to complete the tallying of all the results from the remaining constituencies before declaring the official results.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Who controls parliament
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Mr Abraham Ossei-Aidooh, Majority Leader in Parliament, has said the likelihood of two different parties separately controlling the executive and legislature in the next Parliament was a “novel situation”.
TEMA :
Physically challenge call for more education
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Physically Challenged Persons drawn from parts of the Tema Metropolis have underscored the need for them to be equipped with relevant knowledge on HIV/AIDS to prevent them from contracting the disease.
TALENSI NABDAM :
Pregnant women denied health care
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Mrs Rosemond Azure, District Director in charge of Health Services in the Talensi-Nabdam District, has expressed worry about how some communities in the Upper East Region did not allow some pregnant women to attend health facilities on the basis of cultural beliefs resulting in their death.
NKWANTA NORTH :
Sole NPP member for parliament in Volta
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Mr Joseph Kwaku Nayan, sole NPP Member of Parliament (MP) from the Volta Region, has retained his parliamentary seat.
 
NATIONAL:
Nana, Mills battle yet again
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The much anticipated Presidential run-off has been sanctioned by the Electoral Commission following an official announcement by its Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan.
KUMASI:
’Increase number of water hydrants’
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Dr Thomas Agyarko-Poku, a Senior Medical Officer of the Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi, has expressed worry about inadequate water hydrants in the metropolis attributing it to the activities of unscrupulous and self-seeking elements.
 
ACCRA:
Atta Mills ready for run-off
Wednesday, December 10 2008
The Presidential Candidate the NDC, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, on Wednesday said he is ready for the presidency.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Okatakyie Agyemang-Kudom IV, Omanhene of Nkoranza Traditional Area has commended the government for providing vehicles to second cycle institutions and the education directorate in the district.
(ENCHI) AOWIN SUAMAN :
MP-elect to go to court
Thursday, December 11 2008
A Tarkwa Circuit Court presided over by Mr Samuel Obeng Diawuo has ordered Ntow Mathias Kwame, NDC MP-elect for Aowin Constituency to appear before it on Thursday, December 12 or a bench warrant would be issued for his arrest.
ACCRA :
NDC, NPP start campaign
Thursday, December 11 2008
Campaign already begun few hours after the chairman of the electoral commission , Dr. Afari Gyan declared a run-off between the two leading politcal parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on December 28.
(YABI) ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Men urged to be involved in family planning
Thursday, December 11 2008
Effectiveness of family planning depends on both the contributions of women and men, the Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services Dr Alhaji Ibrahim Ibn-Mohammed, has reiterated.
CAPE COAST :
C/R NDC, NPP gearing up to ensure win
Thursday, December 11 2008
The executives of the Central Regional branches of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have said that they would work hard to canvass for more votes for their respective presidential candidates in the run-off on December 28.
ACCRA :
Nigeria commends Ghana
Thursday, December 11 2008
Nigeria has commended Ghana for conducting the December 7 elections in a free, fair and peaceful manner, whilst urging Ghanaians to remain civil till the process is completed as the polls go into second round.
(SEIKWA) TAIN :
Tain Police arrests 15 suspects
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Tain Police Election Patrol Team have arrested 15 suspected persons who allegedly planned to commit crime on elections day at Seikwa in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region.
(AYAWASO) AMA :
CPP Parliamentary candidate petitions EC
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Mr William Dowokpor has petitioned the Electoral Commission to annul the results of the parliamentary election in the constituency for malpractices in the electoral process.
ACCRA :
No law on when to release results-Afari-Gyan
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has said there was no law that compelled the Commission to release results in 72 hours.
ACCRA :
Voter turnout drops in Election 2008
Thursday, December 11 2008
In spite of the media hype of Election 2008, voter turnout dropped from 8,813,908 total vote cast representing 85.1 percent of total registered voters of 10,354,970 in Election 2004 to 8,671,272 total votes cast representing 69.52 percent of total registered voters of 12,472,758.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
15 HND students pursue degree programmes at T’Poly.
Thursday, December 11 2008
The second matriculation ceremony for degree students to pursue Bachelor of Technology programmes in Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Takoradi Polytechnic has been held.
ACCRA :
NUGS congratulates Ghanaians
Thursday, December 11 2008
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has congratulated Ghanaians for the maturity they showed during the December 7 general elections.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema residents express mixed feelings on election re-run
Thursday, December 11 2008
Some residents in the Tema Metropolis have expressed mixed feelings about the inability of the presidential candidates of the two major parties to win the December 7, 2008 election in the first round.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
AU observer team call on Minister
Thursday, December 11 2008
The African Union Election Observer Mission (AU-EOM) to Ghana, has described the nation’s recent electoral process as transparent, open and competitive and said members were prepared for a second round, in the event of a run-off.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Three women MP’s in Ashanti retain seats
Thursday, December 11 2008
Three women Members of Parliament (MP’s) in Ashanti retained their seats in the last Sunday’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections conducted nationwide by the Electoral Commission.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty record first win
Thursday, December 11 2008
A second half brace from midfielder Samuel Ayew Yeboah powered Liberty Professionals to a 2-1 victory over Real Tamale United (RTU) in their third week premier league encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal held by Wise
Thursday, December 11 2008
King Faisal Babies and Sekondi Eleven Wise settled in a 1-1 drawn game in their mid-week premier league match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium with a goalless first half.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts taste first defeat
Thursday, December 11 2008
Berekum Chelsea have stretched their winning run to three after beating Hearts of Oak at the Coronation Park in Sunyani on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premier League results
Thursday, December 11 2008
These are the results of the 3rd week Premier League games.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites are Wafu Champs
Thursday, December 11 2008
Ghana has lifted the Ibori Cup at the Wafu Under-20 Championship after beating Senegal 5-4 on penalties today.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Jordaan silences WC critics
Thursday, December 11 2008
The critics of South Africa’s ability to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup have been silenced with the news that all 10 stadiums - five new, five upgraded - will be ready on time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coach dampens Ahly’s expectations
Thursday, December 11 2008
African champions Al Ahly of Egypt are aiming to finish third in the Club World Cup, which kicks off in Japan on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Petrojet snatch Bekoe
Thursday, December 11 2008
Egyptian League leaders Petrojet have pulled a transfer surprise by snatching Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe from under the noses of Zamalek on a four-and-a-half year deal.
ACCRA :
AVRL to retrieve money
Thursday, December 11 2008
The management of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited, (AVRL) said on Monday it had embarked on a massive mobilisation exercise to retrieve all arrears owed the company.
NATIONAL :
Both parties strategise for second round
Thursday, December 11 2008
Both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Northern Region have started strategising to win the hearts of the electorate towards the December 28 presidential run-off.
ACCRA:
Tsatsu responding to treatment
Thursday, December 11 2008
The authorities at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital said on Thursday Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, the incarcerated former GNPC boss who is receiving treatment at the Centre will be discharged soon.
HO:
’Indelible ink must come last’
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Volta Regional Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education has suggested to the Electoral Commission to shift the application of indelible ink from the first stage of the voting process to the last stage in order to minimize the incidence of rejected ballots.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ministry receives assistance
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Akwasi Osei-Adjei, says government recognizes the important role Information and Communication Technology play in wealth creation and national development.
ACCRA:
Businessman remanded for defilement
Thursday, December 11 2008
A 46-year old businessman who allegedly defiled a 15 year-old girl was on Wednesday remanded into prison custody by a Circuit Court in Accra.
(ABUESI) STMA:
Medical screening for Aboadze/Abuesi communities
Thursday, December 11 2008
The Takoradi International Company (TICO) on Tuesday organised a medical outreach programme for the people of Aboadze and Abuesi at Abuesi.
TAMALE:
Two women retain Northern seats
Thursday, December 11 2008
Two women parliamentarians among 13 female parliamentary candidates in the Northern Region retained their seats in the December 7 general election.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Men flee Akwatia amidst fear of arrest
Thursday, December 11 2008
Scores of able-bodied men on Wednesday night fled the Akwatia township when news went round that security personnel had come to arrest people in connection with the disruption of election materials during the Sunday December 7, 2008 voting exercise.
TEMA:
Fuel tanker causes yet another havoc
Thursday, December 11 2008
Two personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in the Tema Metropolis on Thursday afternoon sustained severe fire burns in an attempt to bring burning fuel tankers under control.
(DOKROCHEWA) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR:
Residents appeal for rehabilitation of road
Friday, December 12 2008
Residents from seven communities in Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, have appealed to authorities of Department of Feeder Road to rehabilitate the Suhum-Dokrochewa feeder road linking the main Suhum-Asamankese highway.
TECHIMAN :
Drivers cautioned to drive carefully
Friday, December 12 2008
Chairman of the Techiman Municipal Taxi Drivers Association, Mr Johnson Badu Antwi, has cautioned members to be extra careful on the road especially during the run-off election and the Christmas festivities.
ACCRA:
TWN cautions parliament against bill
Friday, December 12 2008
The coordinator of the Third World Network Africa , Dr Yao Graham has challenged parliament not to rush through the bill that will set up the Aluminium Authority and Integrated Aluminium Industry like it did to the VALCO sales agreement with the International Aluminium partnership.
ACCRA :
Task force calls for more cooperation in run-off
Friday, December 12 2008
The National Elections Security Task Force (NESTF) on Thursday commended Ghanaians for the peaceful conduct of the December 7 election, calling on them to exhibit the same sense of maturity during the second round of voting.
ACCRA:
Petrol price slashed 17.17%
Friday, December 12 2008
The National Petroleum Authority, (NPA), has announced a 17.17 percent slash off the price of petrol in Ghana, effective Friday morning.
ACCRA :
Cyclist races for peace
Friday, December 12 2008
Veteran cyclist Sky Malula has added her voice to the call for a peaceful atmosphere during the forthcoming presidential election run-off scheduled for Sunday, December 28.
ACCRA :
IGP commends EC
Friday, December 12 2008
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr.Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong has commended the Electoral Commission for the conduct of a successful election. 
DANGME WEST :
School supported
Friday, December 12 2008
Mr Emmanuel Atsu Mensah, Dangme West District Director of Education has interacted with Nelley Weeller, Director of Naa Korku Family Outreach Organisation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO),after receiving some educational materials donated to Minya D/A Primary school.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Media asked to be fair
Friday, December 12 2008
The Member of Parliament - elect for the Suhum Constituency Fredrick Opare-Ansah, has asked the media to maintain the same fair and balanced reportage they exhibited in the first round of the elections.  The MP elect was speaking in an interview with Radio Ghana in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District. 
AMA :
Another scare
Friday, December 12 2008
An electrical fault, which affected the Cedi House building in Accra on Thursday morning, has derailed operations there.
TAIN :
Tain EC set ablaze.
Friday, December 12 2008
The office of the Electoral Commission (EC) in Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region has been set on fire by unknown arsonists.
ACCRA:
Govt playing politics with fuel prices -JJ
Friday, December 12 2008
Former President Rawlings has questioned the sincerity of the NPP government over the welfare of Ghanaians following its consistent failure to reduce the price of petroleum products after three months of steep price falls of crude oil.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Adaklu to get new district
Friday, December 12 2008
Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho East, has assured the people of Adaklu Traditional Area that a government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would create a separate district for the traditional area.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Please rehabilitate our road
Friday, December 12 2008
Residents from seven communities in Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, have appealed to authorities of Department of Feeder Road to rehabilitate the Suhum-Dokrochewa feeder road linking the main Suhum-Asamankese highway.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars finish off Mirren
Friday, December 12 2008
Wa All Stars have climbed to second on the table after beating league debutants, Sporting Mirren 2-1 at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Thursday.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Assemblymember calls for unity
Friday, December 12 2008
Mr. Reginald Sackey, assembly member for Essam in the Birim Central Municipality, has called for unity among the people in the electoral area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA holds extra-ordinary Congress
Friday, December 12 2008
The Ghana Football Association will hold an extra-ordinary congress on Tuesday, December 30 at the FA secretariat in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful fails to land Sweden deal
Friday, December 12 2008
Black Stars defender Harrison Afful is set to embark on another search for a club abroad after an unsuccessful stint in Sweden last month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’m Worth every Penny
Friday, December 12 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s avowed aim to notch the most prestigious trophy in club football on the African terrain has seen the 2007/08 Premiership champions make one of the most stupendous transfer signings in the annals of association football in Ghana with the capture of Alex Asamoah for a reported 2 billion cedis.
DORMAA :
Stop the stigmatization
Friday, December 12 2008
Mr Kwakye Siaw, acting Dormaa Municipal Health Director on Friday urged people to accept and freely interact with HIV positive relatives to enable them lead meaningful lives.
    
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
AIDS screening done at government hospital
Friday, December 12 2008
Fifty-five out of 450 people who visited Ajumako government hospital to know their HIV status tested positive, Madam Esther Amankwah, Ajumako District HIV/AIDS coordinator said.
WA :
Minor voters not an issue
Friday, December 12 2008
Public outcry about large numbers of minor’s registration in the Voters Register had not manifested in the just ended general elections in the Wa Central Constituency, Mr. Lucas Yiryel, Wa Municipal Electoral Officer has said.
DORMAA :
MP thanks electorate
Friday, December 12 2008
Mr. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, MP for Dormaa West, on Friday expressed gratitude to the electorate for retaining him as their representative in parliament.
SEKONDI TAKORADI :
VRA breaks further
Friday, December 12 2008
The Volta River Authority has said national gas has been released from Nigeria into West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP).
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Black Loopers win bronze
Friday, December 12 2008
The female team of the Ghana Table Tennis Association; Black Loopers won bronze at the just ended African Seniors Table Tennis Championship held in Kinshasa, DR Congo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Fifa issues new contract guidelines
Friday, December 12 2008
Players and clubs can expect an update from the League shortly on Fifa’s new minimum standards for football contracts which have been drawn up to ensure that their rights are better respected.
(SPORTS- CYCLING) LOCAL:
Cycling for peace
Friday, December 12 2008
Veteran cyclist, Sky Malula has added her voice to the call for a peaceful atmosphere during the forthcoming Presidential elections run-off scheduled for Sunday, December 28.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari plays down Barcelona threat
Friday, December 12 2008
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari believes his Italian side Inter Milan can beat any side in this season’s Uefa Champions League.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko retains IBF title
Friday, December 12 2008
Joseph Agbeko earned a 12-round majority decision over William Gonzalez to retain his International Boxing Federation world bantamweight title Thursday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Abeyie earns McLeish praise
Friday, December 12 2008
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish feels winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie was the catalyst in City’s 1-0 win at Plymouth on Tuesday.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Loyalty will be key - MP Elect
Saturday, December 13 2008
The NPP Member of Parliament-elect for Takoradi, Mr Kobina Okyere Darko-Mensah, says his election calls for higher service, sacrifice and pledged to serve with humility, loyalty and dynamism.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Electorates reminded of civic responsibilities
Saturday, December 13 2008
A Takoradi based businessman, Mr James Ekow Afful, has called on electorates to accept the result of the presidential run-off come December 28, 2008 for the sake of peace and development.
(ABRANKO) EJISU JUABENG:
GNAT Village project in second phase
Saturday, December 13 2008
The second phase of the Ghana National Association of Teachers’ (GNAT) Village Project involving the construction of a two-storey guest house and hostels is progressing steadily.
ACCRA:
NPP ’marries’ independent MPs elect
Saturday, December 13 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), expressing confidence of winning the December 28 election re-run for a new president has indicated its intention for a broad and inclusive approach to government.
ACCRA:
NCCE accepts rejected ballot challenge
Saturday, December 13 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is to embark on a massive voter education drive to reverse the increasing number of rejected ballots during the December 28 run-off.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Villagers not fools - US Ambassador
Saturday, December 13 2008
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Donald Teitelbaum, has advised latest batch of US Peace Corp Volunteers in the country not to take illiterate villagers in the communities they would be serving as fools.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Not this time - Drivers told
Saturday, December 13 2008
The General Secretary of the General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers’ Union of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Mr Emmanuel Armstrong Mensah, has expressed concern about the spate of accidents on the roads and appealed to drivers to be cautious especially as Christmas approaches.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS team sharpen skills
Saturday, December 13 2008
The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Emergency Response Team (EERT) on Friday ended a training session in Accra aimed at sharpening their skills to respond promptly to emergencies in the sub-region.
SUNYANI:
Elections fraudsters granted GH¢15,000 bail
Saturday, December 13 2008
A circuit court in Techiman has granted a total of GH¢15,000 bail to 15 persons charged with three counts of possession of ammunition, possessing implements intended for unlawful entry and preparation to commit crime on Election Day.
NATIONAL:
House of Chiefs in call for peaceful run-off
Saturday, December 13 2008
The National House of Chiefs on Friday appealed to the leadership of all political parties, their supporters, Electoral Commission (EC) and other stakeholders to conduct themselves in such a manner that Ghana would remain stable as one nation.
BOLGATANGA:
Treated bed nets for 64 communities
Saturday, December 13 2008
The Anglican Health Service in the Upper East Region, under its ’NetsforLife’ programme, distributed treated mosquito bed nets to 64 communities in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions.
(AHENSAN) KMA:
Stray cow causes stampede
Saturday, December 13 2008
Confusion broke out at Ahensan in Kumasi on Friday morning when a huge bull being led to the slaughter house run berserk causing stampede.
TARKWA:
Two people jailed for attacking Police
Sunday, December 14 2008
A Tarkwa Circuit Court has sentenced two persons, Ango Atobrah, a farm labourer and Kwaku Adusei, a driver to six months imprisonment for their involvement in an attack on the police during the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections at the Manso Amenfi Constituency in the Western Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
President urges graduates to form consultancies
Sunday, December 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, said the business friendly environment prevailing in the country at the moment offered opportunity for people with the requisite qualifications to not only get jobs, but more importantly would enable quite a large number of them to acquire the capacity to be self-employed.
ACCRA:
GIMPA benefits from Mobile Executive Training Laboratory
Sunday, December 14 2008
The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), on Friday launched a Mobile Executive Training Laboratory to bring training to public servants at the regional level and the remote communities.
(TAKYIKROM)WASSA AMENFI WEST:
New source of water for Tekyikrom
Sunday, December 14 2008
A hand-dug well fixed with pump constructed by Africare Fund and MARS, corporate Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has been inaugurated at Takyikrom, a cocoa farming community near Asankragwa in the Wassa Amenfi West District of the Western Region.
ACCRA:
Clergy commends Ghanaians for peaceful election
Sunday, December 14 2008
Chairman, Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), Apostle Dr. Stephen K. Amoani, congratulated Ghanaians for exhibiting maturity during last Sunday December 7, polls.
ACCRA:
Clergy challenged to broaden scope
Sunday, December 14 2008
A Senior lecturer of the NorthWestern Christian University College (NCUC), Kumasi Campus,  The Reverend Dr. William Adu-Adjei, has observed that the over spiritualization of church activities and programmes have not helped issues facing some congregations.
TAMALE:
Government committed to develop UDS Medical School
Sunday, December 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufour has pledged Government’s commitment to give the necessary support to University for Development Studies (UDS) Medical School in Tamale to attain the required standards.
TARKWA:
Hospital receives equipment
Sunday, December 14 2008
Mr. Ad Bus and Mr. Nico Maas, both Dutch nationals, presented hospital equipment to the Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) Hospital, at Nsuta-Wassa in the Western Region.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema Police foil robbery attempts
Sunday, December 14 2008
The Tema Regional Police Command has foiled two separate armed robbery attempts in Tema township, saving the lives of their victims.
(WAMALE) TAMALE:
Yumba School for mentally retarded inaugurated
Sunday, December 14 2008
Managing Director of Barclays-Ghana, Mr. Benjamin Debrah, inaugurated the Yumba Special School for mentally retarded children, at Wamale in the Northern Region.
ACCRA:
GPRTU grateful to government
Sunday, December 14 2008
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) on Saturday, expressed their gratitude to the government for providing the union with 150 buses, to enable them to provide efficient transport services across the country.
ACCRA:
Ghana marks UN Volunteer Day
Sunday, December 14 2008
The United Nations Volunteer Programme (UNVP), Ghana, has marked this year’s Volunteer Day, with a blood donation exercise in Accra.
HO :
Christians reminded to remain prayerful for the run-off
Monday, December 15 2008
The Head Pastor of the Jubilee Christian Centre in Ho Reverend James Noble Tulasi, has reminded Christians of the need to remain prayerful to ensure the success of the run-off of the presidential elections on December 28.
ACCRA :
Rural banks to be connected to e-zwich
Monday, December 15 2008
The national electronic payment system, the e-zwich, has moved to another phase with a roll out of its services to cover rural banks, Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, (GhIPSS) has said in Accra .
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
More calls for prayer
Monday, December 15 2008
The New Achimota District Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Oduro Awisi has called on Ghanaians to continue to pray for a peaceful run-off on December 28.
(GIMPA) AMA :
Outgoing Gimpa Rector speaks
Monday, December 15 2008
Thirty-six graduands, including 26 from four neighbouring African countries have graduated with Masters’ Degree in the Public Sector Management Training Programme (PSMTP), at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema Police foil robbery attempts
Monday, December 15 2008
The Tema Regional Police Command has foiled two separate armed robbery attempts in Tema township, saving the lives of their victims.
(AGAJAJETER) UPPER MANYA KROBO :
28,000 dollar project commissioned
Monday, December 15 2008
A former French football superstar and UNICEF Ambassador for children’s education in Africa, Mr Marcel Desailly,  has inaugurated projects at Agajajeter, in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Sunny FM organizes carols night
Monday, December 15 2008
The Founder and President of Salt and Light Ministries, a ministry of motivation and encouragement,  has noted that God has blessed Ghana, and strategically placed Ghanaians to bring glory to His name.
ACCRA:
NPP lost 19 seats, NDC gained 19 seats
Monday, December 15 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) lost 19 seats in the December 7th Parliamentary Election whiles the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) gained 19 seats.
(NEW TOWN) AMA :
Christians urged to eschew indiscipline
Monday, December 15 2008
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Right Reverend Dr. Yaw Frimpong-Manso has urged Christians to abstain from indiscipline, carelessness, greed and unhealthy ambitions, in order to win God’s favour and overcome challenges of life.
(AHENSAN) KMA :
Stray cow causes stampede at Ahensan
Monday, December 15 2008
Confusion broke out at Ahensan in Kumasi when a huge bull being led to the slaughter house run berserk causing stampede.
(EFFIAKUMA) STMA :
Tragedy hits six-month old baby
Monday, December 15 2008
A six-month-old baby boy was burnt to death by a fire in a house at Effiakuma, a suburb of Takoradi, over the weekend while his mother was away attending tothe call of nature.
ACCRA :
CPP to remain neutral
Monday, December 15 2008
The Central Committee of Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Saturday decided that the Party would remain neutral and not support any of the political parties contesting the December 28 run-off.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
Akufo-Addo campaigns for more support in CR
Monday, December 15 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, NPP Presidential Candidate for Election 2008 on Saturday, expressed gratitude to the people in Central Region for the peaceful manner in which they cast their ballots on December 7.
ACCRA:
Be vigilant at the run-off to ensure victory – Prof. Mills
Monday, December 15 2008
National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential Candidate for Election 2008, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has urged supporters to be vigilant during the December 28 run-off to ensure victory and usher in the desired change for a better Ghana.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) AOB:
Empower the youth to face the future – DCE
Monday, December 15 2008
The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Chief Executive, Mr Emmanuel Adjei Domson, has said the youth needed adequate information and support to enable them to stand the challenges of their time.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Monday, December 15 2008
The following, is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority.
KMA :
We are good- GAPI
Monday, December 15 2008
The Ghana Association of Phonographic Industry (GAPI) has stated that it has competent members who were capable of producing or managing any musician in the country.
TEMA :
Residents do not want mast
Monday, December 15 2008
Residents of Tema Community 8 near the P road residential area have called on the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to restrain a mobile telecommunications company from installing a communications mast over their houses because of the health hazards and dangers the masts will pose to them.
 
DANGME WEST :
District does not own land
Monday, December 15 2008
The Accra Fast Track High Court has declared that the Prampram Paramount Stool in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region does not own land as of right.
TANO SOUTH :
Ballot box found in bush
Monday, December 15 2008
A ballot box supposedly used in the December 7, 2008 general elections has been discovered in a bush near Tano in the Western Region.
AMA :
Ablekuma South disputed.
Monday, December 15 2008
The NPP parliamentary candidate for Ablekuma South in the just-ended elections, Mr Francis Kojo Sackey Smith, has filed a writ at an Accra Fast Track High Court for the results of the parliamentary election in the constituency to be withheld until a recount is properly conducted.
TEMA :
2 firemen get burns
Monday, December 15 2008
Two firemen suffered severe burns when they attempted to put out an intense fire which started at a tanker yard at Kpone Junction on the Tema-Ada road.
ACCRA :
Five others advise Two
Monday, December 15 2008
Five presidential candidates, who contested the December 7 election, have asked the two parties in the runoff, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), to exercise a high degree of positive campaign to avoid conflict and violence.
AWUTU SENYA :
Bawjiase bank gives to women
Monday, December 15 2008
The Bawjiase Area Rural Bank has disbursed a total of GH¢1,100,820 to 105 women groups,under the micro finance programme to expand their businesses.
    
TAMALE :
President worried about UDS
Monday, December 15 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has expressed worry about news of financial malfeasance at the University for Development Studies (UDS).
(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
Ghana seeks more oil
Monday, December 15 2008
Ghana is seeking to extend her coastal line in order to explore opportunities for more oil resources and other economic gains.
KUMASI:
Akufo-Addo’s appeal to aggrieved supporters
Monday, December 15 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, NPP presidential candidate, has appealed to all aggrieved and disappointed NPP supporters who for one reason or the other, could not exercise their franchise in the December 7 elections to strive to turn out in the second round of the polls to vote massively for the Party.
KUMASI:
NDC sure of 2nd round victory
Monday, December 15 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has predicted that it would win the December 28 presidential elections.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo was never at risk - Manhyia
Monday, December 15 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II  was never at risk  during the celebration of Akwasidae in Kumasi on Sunday, neither was anybody’s life threatened at the  Palace, a source at Manhyia told GNA on Monday.
TEMA:
Tema drivers reduce lorry fares
Monday, December 15 2008
Three days after the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) announced a reduction in fuel prices, drivers in the Tema Metropolis on Monday reduced lorry fares by five GH pesewas.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
New Juaben fraught with malaria
Monday, December 15 2008
Malaria cases continue to rise in the New Juaben Municipality despite interventions such as the use of treated bed nets.
ACCRA:
DFP, NPP join forces for run-off
Monday, December 15 2008
With just 13 days away from the much publicized presidential run-off, the Democratic Freedom Party is the first to make its intentions public as the party’s National Executive Committee declares its supports for Nana Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the incumbent New Patriotic Party.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Aburi-Nsawam MP-elect to support the aged
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Member of Parliament elect for Aburi-Nsawam in the Akuapem South District, Mr Osei Bonsu Amoah has promised to set aside part of his Common Fund to cater for the health needs of the aged in the area.
ACCRA :
Presbyterian Church promotes interfaith dialogue
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana has inaugurated a project that aims at promoting understanding among people of different religious background to ensure that people live in peace with one another.
ACCRA :
Government dismisses claims of non-payment
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Government has dismissed alleged non-payment of salaries to some section of public servants, saying the move was calculated to tarnish its image.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Eastern Region GPRTU reduces transport fares
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has announced a decrease in transportation fares, following a reduction in of fuel prices last Friday.
ACCRA :
NHIS still viable - Minister
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has said it had lodged complainant with the national security agencies to investigate and bring to book unscrupulous persons who were spreading rumours that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) had ceased to operate.
ACCRA :
TIGO launches Christmas bonanza
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo, has rolled out a new promotion campaign dubbed; "Top up and Win" to make its subscribers more “expressive” this Christmas season.
(KAASI) KMA :
Chief of Kaasi passes away
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The death is reported in Kumasi of Nana Owusu Yaw Ababio II, chief of Kaasi, a suburb of Kumasi.
(ATWEA) NPP :
Presidential run-Off crucial – Boakye
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Chairman of the Atwea branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Kwaku Boakye, in the Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo Constituency, has said the presidential run-off scheduled for December 28 is crucial in the political history of Ghana.
(KUMASI) KMA:
President not happy with rejected ballots
Tuesday, December 16 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, has expressed disappointment at the high number of rejected ballots in the December 7 elections.
ACCRA:
Minority parties urged to vote for Prof Atta Mills
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Members and supporters of political parties not taking part in the Presidential Election Run-off on the 28 of December 2008, have been urged to throw their weight behind the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta-Mills.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
War on pair trawling
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Western Naval Command and the Ghana Air Force have embarked on an operation to protect the fish stock in the country’s territorial waters.
ACCRA :
Mills to campaign in Central and Western regions
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), will start campaigning for the 28 December Presidential Run-off, on Tuesday, December 16.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Voting in 6 polling stations in Akwatia on Dec. 28
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Voting will take place at six polling stations in the Akwatia Constituency where ballot boxes were said to have been tampered with during the December 7 general election to determine the winner of the parliamentary race.
ACCRA:
Police recruits pass out
Tuesday, December 16 2008
One hundred and sixteen police recruits on Tuesday passed out of the National Police Training School in Accra with a call on officers to exhibit maturity and professionalism in the December 28 presidential run-off elections.
NATIONAL:
UNICEF fights Vitamin A deficiency
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with Procter and Gamble (P&G), makers of Pampers (a brand of baby diapers), has initiated a campaign aimed at eliminating maternal and new born deaths due to vitamin A deficiency.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Chemical workers to ensure safety
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Agro-chemical sellers have been advised to separate food items from agro-chemicals in their shops since the latter contained toxins which could contaminate food items.
 
ACCRA:
Prudential Bank: NPP list a hoax
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Management of Prudential Bank Limited says its attention has been drawn to a list of names of New Patriotic Party ministers and officials who are alleged to have accounts with the Bank with astronomical balances thereon. 
(WASAMIRE) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Degraded Forest Reserve re-afforested
Tuesday, December 16 2008
About 2,000 hectares of the degraded Desiri Forest in the Atwima Mponua District, has been re-afforested with mixed species of cedralla, emire, ofram, mahogany, teak and mangonia, all endangered wood species.
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku, Gushiegu renewed
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu Township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, December 15.
ACCRA:
NPP, NDC fail to woo PNC
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The People’s National Convention unlike the Democratic Freedom Party has decided to remain neutral and nonaligned to any of the two political parties contesting the December 28 run-off.
ACCRA:
Tsatsu’s fate to be decided Thursday
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The Court of Appeal will on December 18 deliver its judgment in an Appeal Application filed by Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), against a decision by an Accra Fast Track Court which convicted and imprisoned him.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Assemblies to play chief role
Tuesday, December 16 2008
District assemblies hold the key to the successful implementation of the new educational policy, Mrs Christiana Agyare-Boateng, New Juaben Municipal Director of Education has said.
(GYAAHADZE) EFFUTU :
School kids given free NHIS Cards
Wednesday, December 17 2008
About 200 health insurance ID Cards belonging to pupils of Effutu-Gyaahadze Municipal Primary School have been renewed and distributed to them free of charge at a ceremony at Gyaahadze near Winneba in the Central Region.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema Shipyard junior workers demonstrate
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Unionized workers of the PSC Tema Shipyard have staged a demonstration at the forecourt of the company in reaction to management’s decision to interdict 219 junior staff for going on strike.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Christians urged to exercise franchise
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Senior Minister of the Grace Baptist Church in Amakom, Kumasi, Reverend Dr. Kojo Osei-Wusu, has called on Christians to shun voter apathy and exercise their franchise in the December 28, 2008 presidential election run-off.
(ADDAIKROM) ATWIMA MPONUA :
District raises educational standard
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Acting Stool Land Administrator at the Atwima-Mponua District, Mrs Christie Esi Pobee has urged district assemblies to invest part of their stool lands’ revenue in the provision of educational infrastructure.
(LABADI) AMA :
Government signs MOU with landowners
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the elders of Numo Nmashie Family and Dzrase family of La in Accra concerning sites acquired for developmental projects without their consent.
ACCRA:
NPP is desperate to catch votes - NDC
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) hit back at the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and expressed doubts about the sincerity of the Government’s recent reduction in prices of petroleum products and release of 5,000 drivers from jail for traffic offences.
(WASAMIRE) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Degraded Desiri Forest Reserve re-afforested
Wednesday, December 17 2008
About 2,000 hectares of the degraded Desiri Forest in the Atwima Mponua District, has been re-afforested with mixed species of cedralla, emire, ofram, mahogany, teak and mangonia, all endangered wood species.
ACCRA:
CJA endorses Atta Mills
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Committee for Joint Action (CJA) on Tuesday endorsed the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, as a leader whose trademark of honesty, integrity and morality would unite Ghanaians for freedom and prosperity for all.
(ODUMASI) DANGME WEST :
Zain supports two institutions
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Zain, a mobile telecommunication service provider, has presented educational materials to Sota and Odumasi District Assembly Basic schools in the Dangme West District in the Greater Accra Region.
(TARKWA) CRIME :
Fake BNI officer jailed two years
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A farmer at Nsiakrom near Oppon Valley in the Western Region, Nana Kojo Amoah Ampem Okogyeabuor has been jailed two years by a Tarkwa Circuit Court for impersonation and possessing forged documents.
ACCRA:
Politicians urged to stop use of inflammatory language
Wednesday, December 17 2008
District Minister of the Adabraka Presbyterian Church, Rev. Dr. Jonathan Ayitey Mensah, urged activists of National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) to avoid the use of inflammatory language during their campaigns.
SUNYANI:
President urged Ghanaians to vote for Akufo-Addo
Wednesday, December 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appealed to Ghanaians to vote massively for Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, in the presidential run-off on December 28, to enable the party to continue to build on the country’s development fortunes.
(MO) KINTAMPO NORTH :
New bridge over River Oyoko commissioned
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Reverend Father Otmar Auinger, Roman Catholic Priest at Kintampo has commissioned a GH¢65,000 bridge constructed over River Oyoko on the Kintampo-Gomboi-Dwere road at Mo, a farming community in the Kintampo North District.
SUNYANI:
NPP/NDC still divided over Asutifi South ballot re-count
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Tempers flared between representatives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Electoral Commission in Sunyani on Monday, over the re-collation and declaration of the Asutifi South parliamentary results.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority.
BOLGATANGA:
UE NDC commends electorate
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Upper East Region Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) commended the electorates in the region for turning out in their numbers to vote in the December 7 General Election.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
UMaT church building dedicated
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Church of Pentecost, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Worship Centre has dedicated a GH¢129.8 church building to God at a ceremony at Tarkwa.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Meningitis cure underway
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Clinical trials of a new vaccine for the protection against meningitis has started at the Navrongo Health Research Centre in the Upper East Region.
WA :
Upper West drivers reduce transport fares
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Some branches of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) operating in the Upper West Region have started complying with the directive by the Union to reduce lorry fares by ten per cent.
(ANYAA) GA WEST :
Explosion case sent to A-G
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Police has said it had so far received four autopsy reports on persons who died of burns in the Anyaa warehouse explosion a month ago, which killed seven persons and injured several others.
ACCRA:
Committee to plan transition in place
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A comprehensive preparation has been made by the government to ensure a smooth transition to the incoming administration.
(WORTOE) HO:
Injured man arrests thief
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A 47 year old palm-wine tapper in Ho, Sunday survived several matchet blows to his head, shoulders, neck and stomach in an attempt to arrest one Selasi Wutumi who was breaking into a house at Wortoe near Ho Polytechnic.
(NKAWKAW) kWAHU WEST:
MP elect thanks supporters
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Independent Member of Parliament elect for the Nkawkaw constituency, Mr Seth Adjei-Baah, popularly known as Shaaba, has expressed his gratitude to his supporters who voted for him in the December 7 parliamentary election.
ACCRA :
PNC to remain neutral
Wednesday, December 17 2008
With just two weeks to the December 28 run-off, the People’s National Convention (PNC) has decided to remain neutral and not support any of the political parties contesting the polls, as Tuesday crucial National Executive Committee meeting to consider proposals presented by the contestants hit a stalemate.
    
TAMALE :
Northern CPP joins NDC
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Northern Region branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has thrown its weight behind the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) as means of helping it to win the December 28, Presidential run-off.
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI:
A boys privilege
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A 10-year-old pupil of Walewale in the Northern Region, Ibrahim Samudu, rides on a donkey to and from school everyday.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
NDC goes to Eastern region
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Mr Julius Debrah, Eastern Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said that the current campaign of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was an admission that it had mismanaged the destiny of Ghanaians hence its plea for forgiveness.
GOMOA EAST:
Report any stealing of electrical poles
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Gomoa East District Assembly says it has not authorized any anybody to collect light poles and other development items distributed to towns in the district on its behalf.
NATIONAL :
It is not about politics-NPA
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has explained that the recent price reductions in petroleum products are not politically motivated but a true reflection of the decreasing crude oil prices on the international market.
TEMA :
Workers demonstrate against management
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Unionized workers of the PSC Tema Shipyard have staged a demonstration at the forecourt of the company in reaction to management’s decision to interdict 219 junior staff for going on strike.
ACCRA :
Power cuts -load sheding
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A load sheding programme embarked on by the Electricity company of Ghana (ECG) in four cities of the country since Monday, ends today.aid. The programme followed technical problems faced by the Volta River Authority and the Ghana Grid Company Limited which resulted in a shortfall in power supply of 110 mega watts (MW)
ASUTIFI :
Court stops recount
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The re-collation of the ballots cast in the parliamentary election in the Asutifi South Constituency hit another snag last Monday when, moments after it had started, the Brong Ahafo Regional Electoral Officer said she had received instructions from the Head Office of the Electoral Commission (EC) to discontinue the re-collation.
WASSA AMENFI EAST :
Children performed excellently
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP) Junior High School scored 100 per cent in the 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
    
ACCRA:
Police ready for run-off
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Police Administration says it has put in place all it takes to achieve a peaceful presidential run-off on December 28, 2008 and a smooth transfer of power on January 7, 2009.
HO:
EP Church to the aid of disabled
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Ghanaians have been urged to demonstrate peace and love during the yuletide and presidential run-off on December 28.
 
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
UN-Habitat donates sanitation equipment
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Ga West Municipal Assembly has received sanitation facilities from UN-Habitat and Water Resources Commission under the Water for African Cities Programme Phase Two.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Women beating not to go unreported
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Asante Akim South District Officer of the Social Welfare Department, Mr. William Ansah Kwakye, has urged women to report cases of domestic violence to the security agencies for appropriate action.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale Airport now ’flies’ international
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Tamale Airport has now been upgraded to the status of an international airport, with all the necessary facilities, at the cost of over 4.2 million dollars.
ACCRA:
Authority releases details of new transport fares
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Ghana Road Transport Co-ordinating Council has released details of new road transport fares to reflect the reduction in the price of fuel.
ACCRA:
US visa renewal process streamlined
Wednesday, December 17 2008
Beginning from January 5, 2009 applicants for non-immigrant United States of America visas with a full-validity five-year non-immigrant B1/B2 visa, would no longer need an appointment to renew their visa if it is less than 12 months expired, the US Embassy in Accra on Wednesday said.   
HO:
NHIS needs prayers
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Moderator-elect of the E.P. Church, Ghana, Right Reverend Francis Amenu, on Wednesday urged Ghanaians to pray for the success of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(ASOKORE) SEKYERE EAST:
Asokore Traditional Council honours chief
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Asokore Traditional Council in the Sekyere East District, has organised a durbar to honour Nana Dr Susubiribi Krobea Asante, Paramount Chief of the area, at Asokore.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Driver jailed for phone theft
Wednesday, December 17 2008
A 27-year-old driver, who stole two mobile phones worth GH¢  1000, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court.
(MAMPONGTENG) KWABRE:
Parents, Teachers collaboration to enhance education
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The Kwabre District Director of Education, Reverend Joseph Henry Ofosuhene, has urged teachers and parents to design programmes at schools and at homes that would encourage children to take their education seriously.
ACCRA:
ICT, a vital tool for national development
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been described as one of the vital tools needed for the acceleration of the growth of any developing nation.
ACCRA :
Ghanaians urged to be responsible on election day
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Director of Administration of the National Theatre, Nii Ashikuei Kwaobotswe II has appealed to Ghanaians to exhibit a high sense of responsibility to ensure peace in the presidential run-off on December 28.
HO :
Rural traders to receive support
Thursday, December 18 2008
Rural traders with low turnover in the Volta Region are to be provided with credit facilities and business management skills to enable them increase their incomes.
TECHIMAN :
FDB destroys 600 cartons of fake tooth pastes
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Board, has destroyed more than 600 varieties of cartons of tooth pastes in the first quarter of the year.
ACCRA :
Courts to compile list of drivers jailed under old law
Thursday, December 18 2008
All Courts which have handled motor traffic offences since October 3, 2008 under the old law, Act 683, are to compile a list of all such cases and submit them to Office of the Chief Justice and to the supervising High Court Judges in their regions.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Asamoah-Boateng’s projects to continue
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman West, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has ordered people working on the projects he initiated in the constituency to continue work despite his defeat in the December 7 parliamentary elections.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA :
President Kufuor campaigns
Thursday, December 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has addressed separate rallies at Wamfie and Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong-Ahafo Region to thank Ghanaians in general and NPP faithful in particular for their corporation and support during his eight-year stewardship.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Interventions enhance assembly’s revenue
Thursday, December 18 2008
The success story of the Birim Central Municipal Assembly’s revenue mobilisation, was due to over 40 programmes, as interventions to enhance revenue collection.
ACCRA :
Musicians cry foul
Thursday, December 18 2008
The musicians, who have been performing at events of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the political campaigning for the first round of Election 2008 have described as callous the threat they have been receiving from members of the National Democratic Congress( NDC).
ACCRA :
World Bank launches Malaria Booster II
Thursday, December 18 2008
The World Bank is committing US$1.1billion to expand country programmes to combat malaria under Phase II of its Malaria Booster Programme, a release from the Accra Office of the World Bank said.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Local fishermen to control fuel
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Ministry of Fisheries has directed that, the management, distribution and marketing of premix fuel in the fishing communities, should be the responsibility of the local fishermen associations.
JIRAPA :
New hostel for Jirapa Nurses School
Thursday, December 18 2008
The government has constructed a new hostel and a classroom for the Jirapa Community Health Nurses Training School in the Upper West region.
ACCRA :
Was he a modern day Robinhood?
Thursday, December 18 2008
He views himself as a modern-day Robin Hood, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from corporate vaults to give to the needy in his homeland of Ghana.
(DUTCH KOMENDA) KEEA :
Two boats caught pair trawling
Thursday, December 18 2008
The anti-pair trawling task force, made up of the Ghana Navy and Air Force, has arrested two fishing vessels pair-trawling off the coast of Dutch Komenda in the Central Region.
ACCRA :
Presidential transition bill launched
Thursday, December 18 2008
In an effort to end polarisation and acrimony that greeted transition in 2001, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and the Ghana Political Parties Programme (GPPP) on Wednesday launched the Presidential Transition Bill aimed at smoothening the country’s transition process from one government to the other.
SISSALA EAST :
PNC caucus goes for NPP.
Thursday, December 18 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC) parliamentary caucus has endorsed the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo for the December 28 run-off polls, contravening the party’s decision to remain neutral in the second round of voting.
ACCRA :
GCB sued
Thursday, December 18 2008
Eighty-nine pensioners of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) have sued the bank at the Fast Track High Court over their pension payments.
AMA :
Fire crackers still on sale
Thursday, December 18 2008
Even though firecrackers (knockout) have been banned, they are on display for sale in huge quantities at the Okaishie, and Makola markets in Accra for the Christmas and New Year festivities.
ACCRA :
EC given finances
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MOFEP) has released an initial tranche of GH¢5 million to the Electoral Commission (EC) for the printing of ballot papers and other expenses for the December 28 presidential run-off.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President Kufuor explains relationship with Akuffo Addo
Thursday, December 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that there  is no bad blood between him and Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Presidential Candidate. He described Nana Akufo-Addo as a former good footballer who he came into contact with in 1962 and they have since been friends.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Anunmle basic supported
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Anunmle Basic School at Achimota, has received three computers and accessories from the National Investment Bank (NIB) to improve its Information and Communications Telecommunication (ICT) studies.
NATIONAL :
23rd for Special voting
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has set Tuesday December 23, as a day for special voting nationwide.  A polling station each would be opened in every constituency. The Acting Director, Public Affairs of the EC, Christian Owusu-Parry, disclosed this to the Times in Accra yesterday.
ACCRA :
CPP advises members
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Thursday reiterated its neutrality with respect to support of the two candidates in the December 28 presidential run-off, and asked members to ignore those who go against the Party’s decision.
(BUI) ASUNAFO SOUTH :
1200 workers on strike
Thursday, December 18 2008
About 1,200 workers working on the Bui Hydro Power Dam in the Brong Ahafo Region have embarked on a demonstration on Thursday morning.
MFANTSEMAN :
Assembly picks presiding member
Thursday, December 18 2008
Nana Ataapim Kweenu VIII, Chief of Woraba near Cape Coast and Mankrado of Nkusukum Traditional Area was on Tuesday re-elected the Presiding Member of the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly for a second term.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Dam water level for today
Thursday, December 18 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, December 18, 2008.
(AWUTU MANKESSIM) AWUTUSENYA :
Support more women
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Executive Officer of the Intervention Forum, an NGO that promotes the welfare of women in the Central Region, Mrs Nora Ollennu, has appealed to the government and other NGOs to give more financial support to women to help them become self supporting.
    
TECHIMAN :
Teacher imprisoned
Thursday, December 18 2008
A Techiman circuit court presided by Mr. Michael Cudjo Ntumy has sentenced a 20-year-old pupil teacher, Kwabena Amponsah, to nine years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery.
    
ACCRA :
Issue of assassinations , IGP intervenes
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has requested all those who claim to have information about the presence of some hired assassins in the country to share that information with the security services so that the matter can be thoroughly investigated.
HO:
NPP’s fortunes in Volta slow but positive
Thursday, December 18 2008
The leadership of the New Patriotic Party has been urged to be hopeful rather than disappointed with the party’s fortunes in the Volta Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NHIS: New Juaben steps up offers
Thursday, December 18 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, has made great strides by registering 102,348, which is about 75 per cent of its target population of 136,469 in the Koforidua township.
(FUMESUA) EJISU JUANENG:
Scientist wants alternative tree species used
Thursday, December 18 2008
A scientist has implored stakeholders in the wood industry to encourage the use of alternative tree species in their work, especially for furniture and building purposes.
CENTRA GONJA:
Framers taken through improved production
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Savanna Seed Services Company, a farmer-based NGO in the Northern Region on Tuesday, held a training session for some farmers in the region to improve their farming techniques.
NATIONAL:
Natural Gas Processing Plant firms up
Thursday, December 18 2008
The government has finalized arrangements to establish a Natural Gas Processing plant on-shore at Atuabo in the Western Region to process the gas that will be produced in association with the crude oil from the Jubilee Oil and Gas Field.
ACCRA:
Hit list: John Mahama comes clear
Thursday, December 18 2008
The National Democratic Congress on Thursday spiked rumours linking the party to alleged threats to the lives of certain prominent personalities and pledged that an NDC Government would guarantee security for all citizens.
(SALTPOND) MFATSEMAN:
Pupils reading ability drop
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Mfantseman Municipal Director of Education, Ms Vivian Etroo, has expressed worry about the poor reading ability of pupils in the Municipality.
ACCRA :
Court gives ultimatum to former CEO of Korle Bu
Friday, December 19 2008
An Accra High Court on Thursday, ordered the former Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng and five others to issue within two months, registered documents on parcels of land acquired at Oyibi for 445 personnel of the hospital.
NATIONAL :
Power supply restored-VRA
Friday, December 19 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has announced on Thursday that power supply has been restored to normalcy throughout the country.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Clear the issue of composition of Parliament
Friday, December 19 2008
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II has called on the Clerk of Parliament to clear the issue of the composition of majority and minority members in the House.
TECHIMAN :
Techiman central market to get face-lift- Minister
Friday, December 19 2008
The New Patriotic Party government has the vision to develop the Techiman Central Market into an ultra-modern market to befit its status as the leading agricultural market in West Africa.
(BURMA CAMP) AMA :
Adjust fuel prices twice in a year - GPRTU
Friday, December 19 2008
Chairman of the 37-Burma Camp branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Samuel Osei, has suggested that Government should adjust prices of petroleum twice in a year rather than the current frequent adjustments.
(TWIFO-AGONA) AGONA :
Shareholders asked to choose competent directors
Friday, December 19 2008
The Deputy Managing Director of the ARB Apex Bank, Mr Duke Osam-Duodu, has asked shareholders of rural and community banks to choose competent persons as Board of Directors to enhance the quality of services being provided by the banks.
ACCRA :
Tsatsu wins appeals court case
Friday, December 19 2008
The Court of Appeal on Thursday set aside the decision of an Accra Fast Track High Court, which dismissed Tsatsu Tsikata’s bail application pending Appeal and ordered that it be restored.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Be responsible on election day
Friday, December 19 2008
Director of Administration at the National Theater of Ghan, Nii Ashikuei Kwaobotswe II, has appealed to Ghanaians to exhibit a high sense of responsibility to ensure peace and tranquility in the run-off elections on December 28.
ACCRA :
FES to sponsor GJA again in run-off
Friday, December 19 2008
The German foundation, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), will sponsor activities of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) geared at enhancing media coverage of the run-off of the presidential election scheduled for December 28, 2008.
KUMASI) KMA:
Ghanaians advised to study foreign languages
Friday, December 19 2008
Assistant Head of the Ghana Insttute of Languages in Kumasi, Alhaji Ahmed Badawi, has urged Ghanaians to study foreign languages for effective communication with people from other countries.
SUNYANI :
President of House of Chiefs speaks
Friday, December 19 2008
Osahene Kwaku Aterkyi II, President of Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, have appealed to traditional leaders to ensure peace during the presidential run-off on December 28.
9KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Trouble brewing
Friday, December 19 2008
Trouble is brewing between the Odupong-Kpehe (Kasoa) stool land owners in the central region, and landlords over registration of lands in the area.
ACCRA :
Akuffo Addo explains new strategy
Friday, December 19 2008
The NPP presidential hopeful Nana Akufo-Addo has defended recent strings of apologies by high profile members of his party ahead of the presidential run-off on December 28.
ACCRA :
Police in sex scandal
Friday, December 19 2008
Fifteen point five (15.5) per cent of police personnel involved in swoops on commercial sex workers barter sex with them instead of prosecuting them, according to a survey by the Police Hospital.
(AKROPONG AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
New queen mother installed
Friday, December 19 2008
Ms Fusena Tshioshau, a 37-year-old chief Cook of Akyem Osino Senior High School, had been installed the Queen-mother  of Akuapem Ahwerease in the Akropong Akuapem Traditional Area under the stool name Nana Adwoa Osadua.
(AKIM OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Pupils dewormed
Friday, December 19 2008
Pupils of Akim Osino Islamic Primary and Junior High School (JHS) in the Fanteakwa District have undergone a deworming exercise to improve their health.
(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM :
225 trained for police service
Friday, December 19 2008
Two hundred and twenty-five Police recruits who underwent
six-month training at the Police Training School at Pwalugu in the Upper East region passed out.

(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Akwatia takes a new turn
Friday, December 19 2008
The problem that arose in the Akwatia Constituency during the December 7  parliamentary election seems to rage on since the two main contending candidates have taken different positions on the issue of the re-run in six polling stations where ballot boxes were destroyed.
ACCRA :
Ballot papers in tomorrow
Friday, December 19 2008
Ballot papers to be used in the December 28 presidential run-off are to be released by the printing firms to the Electoral Commission (EC) .
(MAMFE) AKUAPEM NORTH :
MTN supports festival
Friday, December 19 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), has donated a total of GH¢ 20,000.00 towards this year’s annual Ohum festival of the chiefs and people of Mamfe.
    
KMA :
Mother cries foul
Friday, December 19 2008
The mother of an 18- year-old student who was convicted to 84 months imprisonment over robbery, says her son was framed up and would do anything possible to make his accuser pay for it.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Regional minister meets assembly
Friday, December 19 2008
Mr Anthony Evans Amoah,Western Regional Minister has stressed the need for collaboration between assembly members, parents, chiefs and opinion leaders to reverse the falling standards of education in the country.
    
ACCRA :
Womanhood to be celebrated
Friday, December 19 2008
An annual award to celebrate womanhood would be launched in February next year to highlight contribution of women to nation building.
NKORANZA :
Need for permanent structure
Friday, December 19 2008
Mr Albert Adusei, Principal of the Nkoranza Technical Institute has appealed to the government to provide permanent accommodation for the students and staff.
ACCRA:
Ga youth oppose sale of government property
Saturday, December 20 2008
The Ga Youth for the Advancement of Justice and Democracy on Friday set out five demands for the government to address in respect to the proposed purchase of a state bungalow by Mr Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, former Tourism Minister.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Free Tsatsu Campaign donates to Nsawam hospital
Saturday, December 20 2008
The Free Tsatsu Campaign (FTC) on Wednesday donated three nebulizers to the Nsawam Government hospital.   
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Nkoranza Districts records 170 Buruli Ulcer cases
Saturday, December 20 2008
The Nkoranza North and South Districts of Brong-Ahafo have recorded 170 cases of Buruli Ulcer this year.
ACCRA:
Greater Accra gets 25 new administrative officers
Saturday, December 20 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has recruited 25 new administrative officers to be posted to the 10 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in the Region.
(AWISA)WENCHI:
Chiefs of Awisa threaten to invoke a curse on thieves
Saturday, December 20 2008
The chiefs and elders of Awisa, a farming community in the Wenchi municipality have threatened to invoke ‘Awisa Antoa’ a local deity, on thieves who stole teaching and learning materials from the basic schools in the community.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Labourer appears in court for stealing goat
Saturday, December 20 2008
A labourer, Mamudu Kangemu, on Thursday appeared before a Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing a sheep valued at GH¢100.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Teachers advised to uphold confidence of pupils
Saturday, December 20 2008
Western Regional Director of Education, Mrs. Rebecca E. Dadzie, said the habit of some teachers engaging in excessive drinking of alcohol, habitual lateness for school and frequent absenteeism dents the image of the teaching profession.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST:
MHIS makes strides
Saturday, December 20 2008
Board Chairman of the Sekyere East District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS), Mr. Bob Emmanuel Adu, said that the scheme had for the last two years made significant gains.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Make run-off credible and acceptable
Saturday, December 20 2008
Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, The Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah-Sarfo, has called on Ghanaians, particularly politicians to ensure that the presidential run-off was credible and acceptable.
HO:
Polytechnic students urged to broaden horizon
Saturday, December 20 2008
Rector of the Ho Polytechnic, Dr Komla A. Dzisi, hasa advised polytechnic students to broaden their horizon of knowledge by studying courses being offered in other departments in their respective institutions.
ACCRA:
Yahaya Seini appointed Director of Legal Aid Scheme
Saturday, December 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appointed Mr Al-Hassan Yahaya Seini as Director of the Legal Aid Scheme.
ACCRA:
MTN voted African Mobile Operator of the Year
Saturday, December 20 2008
The MTN Group has won the African Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the Third Annual Comms MEA awards organized by ITP Technology Publishing.
(ANYAA) GA WEST:
Autopsy report in Anyaa explosion released
Monday, December 22 2008
The autopsy and medical reports of some of  the victims in the Anyaa warehouse explosion case  which resulted in the death of seven people and injuries to several others last month in Accra, have been issued.
SUNYANI :
Sunyani Municipal Fire Officer appeals for assistance
Monday, December 22 2008
The Sunyani Municipal Fire Officer, Mr Kwasi Baffour-Awuah, has appealed to Government, individuals and organizations to assist the Municipal Directorate to acquire a vehicle to enhance its operations.
(MAMFE) AKUAPIM NORTH :
MTN donates towards Ohum festival
Monday, December 22 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), has donated a total of GH20, 000 cedis towards this year’s annual Ohum festival of the Chiefs and People of Mamfe.
HO :
God endorses Ghana’s peace agenda
Monday, December 22 2008
The December 7 elections were peaceful because the country pushed God’s agenda, for him to take charge of affairs.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Gold Fields gives GH¢100,000 to University of Tarkwa
Monday, December 22 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL), a mining company, has donated GH¢100,000 cheque to help complete the construction of a geological laboratory at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.
NATIONAL :
260 ex-mental patients back to work
Monday, December 22 2008
A total of 260 people with mental disorders have gone back into paid employment.
(KPERISI) WA :
Sheanut producers appeal for regulation of industry
Monday, December 22 2008
Members of Sunbawiera Sheanuts Producers Association at Kperisi, a farming community in Wa Municipality have called on management of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to speed up regulation of the industry to bring sanity into it.
(ASSAKAI) STMA :
Residents in Takoradi complain about acute water shortage
Monday, December 22 2008
Residents of Assakai, Chapel Hill, New Takoradi, Bankye-ase, and Windy Ridge Extension, all suburbs of Takoradi, have appealed to management of Acqua-Vitens Rand, Operators of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to rectify the acute water shortage that has hit the areas over the past month.
(BOGOSO) PRESTEA HUNI-VALLEY :
Rehabilitation of Bogoso road to begin
Monday, December 22 2008
The Member of Parliament for Prestea Huni Valley, Mr Albert Kwaku Obbin has cut the sod for work to begin on rehabilitation of a two-kilometre road at Bogoso.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Public urged to support HIV/AIDS orphans
Monday, December 22 2008
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has appealed to the public to assist orphans of HIV/AIDS victims in their quest for decent livelihood.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Upper East gets baby Friendly Hospital facilities
Monday, December 22 2008
Upper East Region is the first to have an entire Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in the country, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
(AKIM AWISA) BIRIM SOUTH:
Awisa Presbyterian Boarding computer laboratory inaugurated
Monday, December 22 2008
A 900,000-Ghana Cedi computer laboratory for the Akim Awisa Presbyterian Boarding Junior High School in the Birim South District has been inaugurated with a call on the school authorities to inculcate a culture of maintenance.
NATIONAL :
Early voting begins
Tuesday, December 23 2008
Voting in the 2008 Presidential Election Runoff by special duty staffs is progressing steadily throughout the country with no untoward incident being reported so far.
(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Free Medicare care for residents of Foase
Tuesday, December 23 2008
Residents of Foase in the Atwima-Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region have been given free medical care during a health screening exercise organized at Foase.
ACCRA :
Ensure accident-free yuletide
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) of Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), has urged transport owners to ensure a peaceful and accident-free Christmas.
PARLIAMENT :
No majority in parliament yet
Tuesday, December 23 2008
A former Clerk to Parliament has said it would be premature now to single out which of the two major political parties would control the next parliament in terms of who became the Majority Leader to run government business.
(AFLAO) KETU :
Brisk business at Aflao border
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Ghana-Togo border at Aflao witnessed brisk business on Monday with much heavier vehicular and human traffic across the crowded frontier.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Media commended
Tuesday, December 23 2008
A lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Kwasi Opoku- Amankwa, has commended the media for playing an effective watchdog role during the first round of the election.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
E/R chiefs institutes measures to dispose cases
Tuesday, December 23 2008
Members of Eastern Regional House of Chiefs have instituted measures to dispose the many chieftaincy cases pending before it.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Divorce cases on the increase
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Ashanti Regional Director for the Centre for National Culture (CNC),  Mr Samuel Francis Adjei has expressed concern about increasing rate of divorce cases among married young couples in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ensure peaceful presidential run-off
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Head of the Voltarian Community in the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions, Torgbui Mawufeame Fugah, has said    Ghanaians should avoid acts that could jeopardize the serene and peaceful atmosphere being enjoyed in the country ahead of the presidential run-off.
KETU :
Volta Chiefs petitions President against border closure
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Volta Region House of Chiefs has appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to stop the intended closure of the Ghana-Togo border during the December 28 Presidential Election runoff saying the action would not augur well for a united nation.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Police Commander assures tight security
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Atwima-Mponua District Police Commander, Superintendent Samuel Aloredey has assured the public that it would tighten security in the area during the runoff of the presidential election runoff.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Man fined GH¢220 for stealing grasscutters
Tuesday, December 23 2008
A Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court has fined Stephen Cudjoe 38, 220 Ghana cedis on his own plea for stealing two grasscutters valued at 100 Ghana cedis.
KMA:
A special liaison to be established.
Wednesday, December 24 2008

Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood, the Chief Justice, has with immediate effect decided to create a special liaison between the Judiciary, Legislature and the Government.

ACCRA :
STC strategises for clients
Wednesday, December 24 2008
The State Transport Company (STC) has said it will ensure that passengers who use their buses during the Christmas and New year seasons, have the best of service.
SUNYANI WEST :
Chief imprisoned for stealing
Wednesday, December 24 2008
A Circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani has been sentenced Nana Boahen Kokor Ankobeahene of Kwatire in the Sunyani West District, to 15 years imprisonment for stealing quantities of gold, belonging to the Ankobea family of Awuah Domasi.
CAPE COAST :
Fraudster grabbed
Wednesday, December 24 2008
A 40-year-old technician/student of the University of Cape Coast who is alleged to have circulated fake documents from the Prudential Bank Headquarters against President J.A. Kufuor and 24 others have appeared before court.
AKUAPEM NORTH:
Communal drinking celebrated
Wednesday, December 24 2008
The Chiefs and people of Akuapem-Mamfe have celebrated their annual “Asafosa” festival or the festival of communal drinking.
ACCRA :
Kofi Ghanaba passes on
Wednesday, December 24 2008
The world of music lost one of its most illustrious practitioners when the Divine Drummer, Kofi Ghanaba, died at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra Monday night. He was 85.
|(AFLAO) KETU:
Arms and ammunitions intercepted
Wednesday, December 24 2008
Officials of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), at the Aflao border, have intercepted a Nigerian-registered Terano Jeep concealed with a quantity of arms and ammunitions, being allegedly smuggled from Ghana to Nigerian.
ACCRA :
EC urged to take steps to ensure compliance
Wednesday, December 24 2008
A legal team supporting Ghana’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Electoral Commission to take immediate steps for compliance with the nation’s electoral laws at next Sunday’s presidential run-off.
KMA :
Special voting starts peacefully
Wednesday, December 24 2008
The special voting exercise in the Presidential Election Runoff took off peacefully at selected polling stations in Kumasi .
TAMALE :
Farmer to be killed
Wednesday, December 24 2008
A man who murdered his brother at Guabuliga, near Walewale in the Northern Region, and ate part of his flesh has been sentenced to death by hanging.
ACCRA :
Give NDC -New Year package
Wednesday, December 24 2008
An Accra based business and industrial tycoon, Mr. Seth Aglagoh has called on all registered voters to come out in their numbers and vote for Prof. Atta Mills in order to return the NDC to power in the December 28 presidential run-off.
HO :
Ho not in christmas mood.
Wednesday, December 24 2008
With less than 24 hours to Christmas, indications in the Ho Municipality are that, market activities are not commensurate with the period just before the yuletide.
    
WA :
Security personeel deployed to districts
Wednesday, December 24 2008
The Upper West Police command have deployed police officers to all the districts of the region to avoid any nasty incident during the yuletide and the presidential run-off on December 28.
    
(AJUMAKO BESEASE) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Suspect steals in police station
Wednesday, December 24 2008
Ama Mansah, a 31-year-old woman from Ajumako Besease in police custody allegedly stole a mobile phone belonging to another suspect.
ACCRA :
Justices go on regional tour.
Wednesday, December 24 2008
Three teams from the judiciary led by three justices of the superior courts are in the regions to see to the speedy implementation of the Chief Justice’s directives on the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2008 that reduced the penalty of traffic offences.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
NGO supports Akuapem Traditional Area
Thursday, December 25 2008
Management of Computer Aid to Ghana, a Danish-based NGO, has donated clinical equipment, computers and accessories worth over GHC40,000 to selected schools and medical centres in Akuapem Traditional Area.
(ATWEA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
GH¢73,000 teachers’ quarters under construction
Thursday, December 25 2008
The people of Atwea, near Nsuta in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti Region, are constructing six-unit self-contained teachers’ quarters at a cost of GH¢73,000 for staff of Atwea D/A Junior Secondary School.
ACCRA:
Enquirer Editor to apologise to judge, Judicial Service
Thursday, December 25 2008
The National Media Commission (NMC) has directed the Editor of the Enquirer, Mr Raymond Archer to apologise to Mrs Justice Henrietta Abban, an Appeals Court Judge, and the Judicial Service for a front-page story in the newspaper last June with the caption “The ‘Beauty Queen’ who jailed Tsatsu’”
ACCRA:
GMWU urges members to vote massively during the run-off
Thursday, December 25 2008
The Ghana Mines Workers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday said for the major role the union played in the attainment of independence of Ghana, members had a national duty to vote massively for their preferred candidate in the Sunday, December 28, 2008 presidential run-off.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Two teens remanded for assault/death threat
Thursday, December 25 2008
Two teenagers have been remanded in prison custody for issuing death threat and physically assaulting a bar operator over an alleged stolen mobile phone and a charger by a Kumasi Circuit Court.
ACCRA:
MTN not involved in politics
Thursday, December 25 2008
The Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), Ghana on Wednesday denied media reports alleging that it was involved in the activities of some political parties. “MTN is politically neutral and has no wish to be drawn into politics of Ghana,” Ms. Mawuena Dumor, Corporate Service Executive of MTN Ghana said at a news conference in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Trader remanded for butchering two women
Thursday, December 25 2008
A Kumasi Circuit Court, has remanded into prison custody a 33-year-old trader for allegedly inflicting severe cutlass wounds on two women.
CAPE COAST:
Rt-Rev. Allotey calls for peace
Thursday, December 25 2008
Bishop of Cape Coast Diocese of Anglican Church,Right Reverend Daniel Allotey, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to maintain the prevailing peace during the Christmas celebrations and after the December 28, Presidential Election run-off.
SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR:
Pensioners call on gov’t to improve living conditions
Thursday, December 25 2008
The Suhum/Kraboa Coaltar District branch of Ghana Government Pensioners Association, held its silver jubilee celebration at Suhum on Wednesday, with a call on government to take the necessary steps to improve the living conditions of all pensioners.
YENDI:
New assembly hall and girl’s hostel for Yendi SHS
Thursday, December 25 2008
Yendi Senior High School now has an assembly hall complex and a girl’s hostel valued at over 570,000 Ghana cedis.
ACCRA:
Christians mark Christmas with Church services
Thursday, December 25 2008
Ghanaians on Thursday joined Christians all over the world to celebrate Christmas, which marks the birth of Jesus Christ more than 2000 years ago.
ACCRA:
CJ cautions magistrates against arbitrary use of powers
Thursday, December 25 2008
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina T. Wood on Tuesday cautioned magistrates against arbitrary use of powers when discharging their professional duties.
(YAWHIMA)SUNYANI:
Church donates to Orphanage at Yawhima
Thursday, December 25 2008
The Sunyani Area branch of the Blood of Jesus Victory Church International on Tuesday presented  items valued at GH¢ 1000.00 to inmates of Compassion Is Love In Action Orphanage at Yawhima near Sunyani.
TAMALE:
Peaceful run-off certain - Mahama
Friday, December 26 2008
The NDC Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, says the greatest prize that politicians and the citizenery alike could give to the nation is peace and unity in the Sunday’s run-off.
NATIONAL:
Border closure, National Security comes clear
Friday, December 26 2008
Ghana’s borders with the Republic of Togo, Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso will be closed from 0600 hours on Friday, December 26 to 0600 hours Monday December 29, 2008, a National Security statement announced on Thursday.
ACCRA:
Avert Constitutional crisis, vote Mills - NDC
Friday, December 26 2008
The National Democratic Congress has called on the electorate to avert a constitutional crisis by voting massively for Professor John Evans Atta Mills in the December 28 Presidential Election Run-off.
KUMASI:
Eschew voter apathy - Bishop
Friday, December 26 2008
The Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah-Sarfo, has appealed to Christians to eschew voter apathy and turn out in their numbers to exercise their franchise on December 28, 2008 for the presidential run-off.
(JUBILEE HOUSE) ACCRA:
Ga Lands snag - Kufuor’s concern
Friday, December 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed the Lands Commission and the Attorney General and Justice Ministry to act in concert to hasten the implementation of the government’s decision to return some Ga lands to their owners.
(TOLON) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Beef-up security in Tolon – MP-Elect
Friday, December 26 2008
The NDC Member of Parliament- Elect for the Tolon constituency, Mr Abdul-Razak A. Umar, has appealed to the security agencies to beef up their security operations in his constituency during the Presidential Election Runoff on December 28.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Don’t play tribal cards Akufo-Addo
Friday, December 26 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, has appealed to radio stations not to use their mediums to promote tribalism in national politics.
HO:
Chief in call for peaceful elections
Friday, December 26 2008
The Paramount Chief of Kpenoe Traditional Area, Togbe Kotoku XI, on Christmas Day called on Ghanaians to let the birth of Jesus Christ humble them to carry out the presidential runoff on Sunday December 28 in peace.
ACCRA:
Cancer Society donates to hospitals
Friday, December 26 2008
The Cancer Society of Ghana on Thursday donated Christmas gifts and other food items to children in four hospitals.
ACCRA:
Daddy Lumba supports anti-malaria campaign
Friday, December 26 2008
A prominent Ghanaian musician based in Germany, Charles Kwadwo Fosu has called on African leaders to include malaria eradication programmes in their policies to enable the continent to fight the disease to ensure its total eradication.
(KUANO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Bar operator murdered
Friday, December 26 2008
The Suhum Police are investigating circumstances surrounding the murder of a 49-year-old farmer, Richard Akornotey, who was found lying dead in a pool of blood at the entrance of his room at Kuano near Suhum.
(ESSIKADU) STMA:
Births recorded on Christmas Day
Friday, December 26 2008
Hospitals in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in the Western Region recorded births on Christmas day.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Peace vital for development-Methodist Bishop
Saturday, December 27 2008
Bishop of the Sekondi Diocese of the Methodist Church, The Right Reverend john Harvey-Ewusi, has said peace was a vital ingredient that needed to be sustained at all times.
(ATIBIE) KWAHU WEST:
Hospitals record high deliveries on Christmas day
Saturday, December 27 2008
The Nkawkaw Holy Family Hospital and the Kwahu Government Hospital at Atibie recorded 14 deliveries on Christmas day.
(SUHUM) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR:
Fire guts house
Saturday, December 27 2008
Opanin Abraham Tei, a 78-year-old farmer, and his wife, Mrs Felicia Tei Dgbozi, 65, were injured when the room in which they were sleeping caught fire at Nankese Trotoo in the Suhum/Kraboa Coaltar District on Thursday.
    
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
Court jails cable thief
Saturday, December 27 2008
A circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani has sentenced Kwabena Appiah, 24, to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing electricity cables belonging to the Volta River Authority (VRA) at Mim.
(KUMASI KMA) :
Ewes commend Asantehene
Saturday, December 27 2008
Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has been commended for promoting intra ethnic unity and harmony since his ascension to the Golden Stool about nine years ago.
(DUAYAW NKWANTA) :
MTN makes donation to orphanage
Saturday, December 27 2008
MTN Ghana Foundation has presented a cheque for GHC 1,000 to Mum’s Love Rural Orphanage at Duayaw Nkwanta towards its end-of-year party and the upkeep of the children.
ACCRA:
ECOWAS expresses concern over closure of Ghana’s borders
Saturday, December 27 2008
The Department of Communications, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Executive Secretariat, has expressed concern over the closure of Ghana’s borders two days to the December 28 Presidential election run-off.
ACCRA:
Head of ECOWAS Mission arrives
Saturday, December 27 2008
Former Nigerian Head of State General Yakubu Gowon arrived in the country this evening as leader of a 150-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) observer mission.
HO :
Armed robbers busted in Ho
Saturday, December 27 2008
The Police in Ho has within the last seven days busted two robbery gangs in two separate operations.
(MAMFE-AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Mamfihene calls colleagues to re-unite
Saturday, December 27 2008
Mamfihene, Osabarima Ansah Sasraku, has called on chiefs of the Akuapem Traditional Area to put aside their differences and work towards the re-unification of Akuapem.
TARKWA :
Tarkwa Presbyterian Church gives to prisoners
Saturday, December 27 2008
Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Trinity Congregation, Tarkwa, has donated items worth GH¢ 500 to Tarkwa prisons.
ACCRA:
Dr Mahama reiterates PNC’s neutrality
Saturday, December 27 2008
The unsuccessful presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Nasigri Mahama, has reiterated the party’s position to remain neutral in Sunday’s Presidential Election Runoff.
NATIONAL:
Voting progressing steadily
Sunday, December 28 2008
Voting in the 2008 Presidential Election Runoff is generally progressing steadily throughout country.
(KODIE) KWABRE:
Police save EC officials from lynching
Sunday, December 28 2008
The police had a hectic time of saving two electoral officers from being lynched at the Kodie Primary School Polling Station F200805 in the Kwabre West Constituency for their alleged involvement in electoral malpractices in the presidential run-off.
ACCRA:
EC moves to adress rejected ballot hiccup
Sunday, December 28 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) on Sunday ordered all presiding officers to accept and count ballot papers with thumbprints made either on the photograph or symbol of a candidate.
(KORLEY KLOTTEY) AMA:
Queues vanish as voting draws to an end
Sunday, December 28 2008
Polling officials in some polling stations in the Klottey Korle Constituency appeared to be just waiting for 1700 hours to get busy again when counting of the ballots officially begins.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Minister deplores cases of violence in run-off
Sunday, December 28 2008
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Akwasi Osei-Agyei, has deplored isolated cases of disorder characterizing the presidential run-off.
(DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH:
Sunyani Polythecnic students assaulted
Sunday, December 28 2008
Four students of Sunyani Polytechnic were physically assaulted on Sunday and wounded by a group of people at Drobo in the Jaman South District.
NATIONAL:
Media cautioned against whipping up tension
Sunday, December 28 2008
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral commission of Ghana (EC) has appealed to the media to avoid creating unnecessary tension and panic in their coverage of the Presidential run-off
ACCRA :
Ghana Armed Forces reacts to allegations
Monday, December 29 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces has denied a statement made by Dr. Tony Aidoo, former Deputy Minister of Defence in the NDC regime, at a political rally at Kasoa.
GOMOA WEST:
Committee for vocational institution
Monday, December 29 2008
A nine member school management committee has been formed at Gomoa–Adaa in the Central Region, to help promote the aims and objectives of Gomoa–Adaa vocational training centre.
    
ACCRA :
Provisional results
Monday, December 29 2008
Some provisional results from EC
CAPE COAST :
NDC seems to be retaining win in Central Region
Monday, December 29 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Sunday evening began to maintain the gains it made in the Central Region during the December 7 elections, as certified results of the presidential runoff trickle in.
ACCRA :
Odododiodoo NDC supporters go gay
Monday, December 29 2008
The declaration of provisional results of Sunday’s Presidential Runoff in the Odododiodoo constituency in the Greater Accra Region, sent supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) into a haywire celebration.
CAPE COAST :
Youth at Oguaa jubilate over runoff results
Monday, December 29 2008
Supporters of both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC), mostly the youth, jubilated on the streets in the Cape Coast, shortly after the counting of votes of the presidential runoff at the various polling stations.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Akwatia holds successful Presidential Runoff
Monday, December 29 2008
The Presidential Runoff at all polling stations in the Akwatia Constituency ended peacefully contrary to what pertained during the December 7 Elections.
ACCRA :
President Kufuor wishes all Ghanaians well
Monday, December 29 2008
President, J. A. Kufuor, has sent a message of goodwill and a Prosperous New Year to the people of Ghana.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Goldfields donates computers to GNA
Monday, December 29 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFL) has donated two computers, three printers and accessories worth 5,000 Ghana Cedis to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to enhance the work of the Agency.
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA EAST :
Polling Assistant arrested for issuing out two ballot papers to a voter
Monday, December 29 2008
A Polling Assistant at the Duakwa Old Salvation Army polling station, Mr John Takyi Asante, is helping the Police Divisional Crime Office in Agona Swedru to investigate his alleged involvement in electoral fraud.
(TEMA) TMA :
Malian fuel tanker involved in accident
Monday, December 29 2008
Some young people resident in Tema ignored the presence of security personnel and scooped diesel that had spilled on the road at the VALCO roundabout in Tema when a Malian tanker loaded with 5,000 litters of diesel was involved in an accident on Saturday afternoon.
(KPASSA) NKWANTA :
Two communities in Nkwanta-South boycott run-off
Monday, December 29 2008
The Chiefs and people of Jumbo and New Agou in the Nkwanta-South constituency are not voting in the presidential run-off.
BOLGATANGA:
Winner must fulfil promises
Tuesday, December 30 2008
Northern Patriot in Research and Advocacay (NORPRA), a Civic Organization working to promote social justice and equity, has stressed the need for the winner in the presidential run-of election to honour the pledge to bridge the gap between the northern and southern parts of the country.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Boy dies from gunshot wounds
Tuesday, December 30 2008
An unidentified boy has died from gunshot wounds he sustained on December 28 at about 1530 hours at Prato number one in the Mpohor Wassa East district on Monday.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABENG:
SDA church donates to Koforidua Prisons
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The Chaplaincy Directorate of the Eastern Ghana Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, has donated assorted food, furniture and sanitary items worth over GH¢1,000 to the inmates of the Koforidua Prison.
ACCRA:
SSNIT announces pension across board
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on Monday announced a 16.2 per cent increase in pensions across board and an additional flat amount of GH 4.93 cedis for every SSNIT pensioner.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Dr Nduom fetes 1,200 school children
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has called on the rich in society to endeavour to assist the poor, especially needy but brilliant pupils so they could live meaningfully in society.
(NKWANTA-KESE) AFIGYA-KWABRE :
Government donates Toyota Bus to JAK-CITI
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The government on Saturday presented a 33-seater Toyota Costa Benz Bus valued at GH¢ 102,000  and a cash of GH¢ 20,000 to the John Agyekum Kufuor Catholic Information Technology Institute (JAK-CITI) at Nkwanta-Kese in the Afigya-Kwabre District.
ACCRA:
Statement signed by President on release of results
Tuesday, December 30 2008
“It has come to the attention of government that whilst the Independent Electoral Commission is engaged on its constitutional function of managing the run-off of the Presidential Election, some members of the public, particularly of the two contesting parties, are displaying extreme impatience and thereby causing unnecessary tension throughout the country.
ACCRA:
Armed Forces deny allegations
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces on Monday denied that the Military High Command had sent troops to Denu in the Volta Region to collect ballot boxes or swap them.
ACCRA:
No room for vendetta – Mills declares
Tuesday, December 30 2008
Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has said there would be no room for vendetta in his administration, when he is declared winner of Sunday’s presidential runoff.
NATIONAL:
Winner to be decleared today
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC,) will this afternoon declare the final results of the presidential run-off.
ACCRA:
In-coming government urged to pass Tobacco bill
Tuesday, December 30 2008
The coalition of NGOs in tobacco control on Saturday, called on the incoming government to as matter of urgency pass the National Tobacco Control Bill into law to regulate the activities of the industry.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Police arrest six troublemakers
Tuesday, December 30 2008
Six suspected troublemakers were arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command during Sunday’s presidential run-off for allegedly attempting to disrupt voting at some polling stations.
(ABIRIW) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Focus on preventive health care - Minister
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu, has called on managements of National Health Insurance Schemes (NHIS), to intensify education and focus more on preventive health care.
TEMA:
TOR has not shut down – Management
Wednesday, December 31 2008
Management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has denied rumours that it had closed down its operations.
ACCRA:
Christian Council in call for calm
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana has appealed to the National Democratic Congress (NDC), New Patriotic Party (NPP), the media and individuals to refrain from holding press conferences or making utterances suggesting the declaration of election results.   
NATIONAL:
Presidential run-off as it stands
Wednesday, December 31 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress has a lead over Nana Akufo-Addo, presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party after EC certified results in 229 constituencies.
TAIN:
Tain to determine nation’s destiny
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The winner of 2008 Presidential Election Runoff would be determined after voting in the Tain Constituency on Friday, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) announced in Accra on Tuesday.
ACCRA:
CHRAJ joins in peace ’chorus’
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has joined the chorus of appeals to all Ghanaians, political parties and candidates alike to accept the result “and once again make Ghana the winner”. 
NATIONAL:
Chiefs Imam’s modest appeal
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The National Chief Imam, Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharubutu on Tuesday appealed to the government to take steps to ensure that peace and unity Is maintained as the nation waitS for the results of the presidential run-off.
NATIONAL:
State of Emergency a hoax - National Security
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The National Security Co-ordinator, Dr. Sam Amoo has denied that government intends to declare a state of emergency.   
(TEMA) TMA:
HFC Rewards Homesave Promo Winner
Wednesday, December 31 2008
HFC BANK Limited on Tuesday presented a two-bedroom house to the winner of its Homesave Promotion at its project site situated at Tema Community 25 off the Tema Motorway roundabout.
TAMALE:
Police caution jubilant supporters
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The Northern Regional Police Command has warned supporters of political parties to refrain from taunting opponents with wild jubilation across the region.
ACCRA:
Committment was key in run-off - EU
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The European Union Election Observation Mission to Ghana on Tuesday lauded the conduct of the December 28 Presidential Election Runoff, saying, “the election has been generally conducted in line with Ghana’s international and regional commitment”.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS joins peace ’train’
Wednesday, December 31 2008
The ECOWAS Observer Mission has urged all political parties and candidates to accept the verdict of the people as would be declared by the Electoral Commission in the interest of peace and stability.