Water Health Ghana with assistance from Millennium Development Authority, MiDA is to provide potable drinking water for communities in the Torgorme Electoral Area in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region.
The physically challenged in the Bosome-Freho District in the Ashanti Region have being advised to seek additional assistance from the Local Enterprises and Skills Development.
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) on Tuesday received donations from stakeholders in the private sector towards this years Farmers’ Day celebration in Accra.
The Ministry of Energy has signed a 350-million-dollar contract with Weldy Lamant Associates International of the United States of America for a rural electrification project covering sixteen communities in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region.
As part of efforts to strengthen the local government sector, government has announced the creation of a new Ekumfi District within the Mfantseman Municipality to bring central governance nearer to the people.
The Kintampo south District Assembly is considering among other measures a legal action against tax defaulters in the district as only 47% of its revenue target was realized at the last quarter of the year.
Residence in the Gomoa West District facing acute water problem will soon heave a sigh of relief as work on the construction of a dam on the okyi river progresses steadily.
In line with government’s effort to create job opportunities for the teaming youth in the country the Tano North District in collaboration with NYEP secretariat has distributed sewing machines to fresh graduates of the dress making module of the youth employment programme in the district.
Travelling on the Bolga-Bongo stretch has been a nightmare and a source of concern for both motorists and commuters, resulting from the poor shape of the road.
A total of 5,430 pupils are now enjoying the School Feeding Programme in various schools in the Wenchi Municipality, as a result of the Assembly’s efforts in reaching out to more schools on the programme.
Five persons have been arrested in connection with a strange ship dumped off the shores at kpoete, a village near Prampram in Accra.
Residents of Ohemaa Park Electoral Area in the New Juabeng District of the Eastern Region have called on the Regional Police Command to come to their aid by flushing out criminals who have taken over the public bath-houses in the area.
Essienpong Electoral Area in the Ejisu Juaben Municipal assembly will tomorrow host a remarkable farmer’s day ceremony, as the assembly has for the first time disclosed its intention to present a brand new motorbike to the best farmer in the area.
Even before the whole country turns its attention to the Agona East District to honour the industrious farmers of Ghana, exhibitors have already set-up their stands and ready to welcome the interested public.
The 27th national farmer’s day exhibition has officially been opened at a colourful ceremony at Agona Nsaba in the Agona East district with a call for research to take center stage in the agriculture development chain.
Education continues to receive more attention from government with the hope of bridging the infrastructural gab in the sector.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly has outlined efforts to curtail the water crisis in the district.
The Bongo District Assembly is injecting more development in the health sector, as it had scaled up the number of bungalows and quarters’ for medical officers and nurses in the area to improve on their welfare.
In the quest to ensure environmental sustainability, in addressing sanitation as a requirement amongst the other indicators of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG), the Jaman South District Assembly has provided a 20 seater toilet facility at Atuna and Adamsu respectively.
Farmers in the Kwahu South District have expressed concern over the alarming issue of unapproved chemicals in spraying cocoa farms in the district.
Agona Nsaba is brought to life with the arrival of several dignitaries for the 27th National Farmers’ Day Celebration.
Residents of Grant Hill Electoral Area in the Obuasi Municipality are appealing to the assembly to provide garbage containers to improve the poor sanitary conditions in the area.
The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has warned that traders, who have persistently refused to operate in their stores at the rehabilitated market, would be denied of the facility completely in the coming days.
Mr. Ignatius Agbo, who emerged as the 2011 National Best farmer has called on the government to put measures in place in constructing major Agric roads in the country, as a way of growing the sector.
The lack of street lights to illuminate the Owane/Desuenyim Electoral Area of the Agona West District in the Central Region has resulted in the increase of theft in the area.
The Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region has procured two additional refuse collection tracks to assist in carting garbage from the mountain-like refuse dump located at Domeabra.
The District Chief Executive for Ketu South District, Bernard Frank Amarble has said that the Volta Region is one of the best places in the country for investment.
Development in the Asobetor electoral area has moved from worst, over the years, to better in recent times, the Assemblyman for Asobetor electoral area, Nii Armah Ashitey has alluded.
Farmers have been advised to adapt to modernized methods of agriculture to make poverty a thing of the past.
The Fanteakwa District Assembly has expanded the Ghana School Feeding Programme from three to 27 schools to enable many children in remote areas of the area to benefit as well as to boost school enrolment.
Baffour Asuming Gyekye, Chief of Asonomaso, and 24 others in the Kwabre District, were on Friday honoured with prizes for distinguishing themselves in various areas of agriculture.
Abena Amoah won the admiration of many who gathered at the durbar ground for the 27th National Farmers day celebration, when she was declared the best physically challenged farmer.
Twenty (20) farmers in the Asante-Mampong Municipality, have been honoured with prizes for their hard work and distinguished performance in various fields of agriculture.
Vice president John Mahama has described the agric sector as the most important sector for the transformation of the country economy.
BigStep Foundation, a non-governmental organization in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region continues to make an impact in the life of people in various communities in the district.
Water is life, and life without water becomes unbearable. People would stop at nothing to have a drop of it in their homes even if the source may be harmful to their health.
Twenty-five farmers were honoured in the Sunyani Municipality for their hard work and contribution to national development.
The Atiwa District Assembly has added its voice to the numerous calls on the need for maintenance culture in the country.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has inaugurated about 89 new motorbikes for the Assembly members in the area.
After the oil discovery in the area, the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis has been one of the major areas where investors have mostly turned their attention to resulting in a lot of pressure on social amenities as well as the economy of the area.
The Kwahu South District Assembly is to construct ICT laboratory for basic schools in the district to boost the quality of education in the area.
As part of measures to improve upon farming in the country, the Pru District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has procured 758 bags of fertilizer to farmers in the various communities to boost their farm yield in the coming year.
Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has said government has introduced economic regeneration initiatives with the pumping of GH ?84 million to expand the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).
Nene Nuer Keteku III, Konor of Agotime Traditional Area on Friday called on government to help reverse the trend whereby many young people in the area were boycotting farming for the “Okada” business.
A US based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Corporative Housing Foundation (CHF), has helped to solve the social needs of the people living in the Aryee Diki electoral area by providing toilet facilities for them.
Amongst the number of several electoral areas struggling for development, is Tadze electoral area in the South Tongu District which is calling for the speeding-up of developmental projects.
All four communities under the Bilinsa Electoral Area, in the Builsa District have limited access to potable water, as the six boreholes available to these areas are inadequate to supply the various households.
It is only a matter of time and people in Nsaba, the district capital of Agona East would have a modern market complex to enhance economic activities in the district.
“Abundance of arable lands and commitments shown by government towards agriculture development is enough to boost confidence of the youth to venture into agriculture. I therefore urge you to take advantage of the many interventions instituted by government in the agriculture sector to take farming and other agriculture related activities as your full time business”.
Elder Peter Yaw Frempah, the General Manager of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) schools in Ghana has called on all parents to see the education of their girl child as the most important investment they can make in their lives.
The Minister of Information, Mr John Akologo Tia on Monday launched the Northern Regional Policy Fair in Tamale, aimed at showcasing the activities and programmes as well as policies of the ruling government.
A United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)’s Representative on Monday called on the security agencies to enforce rules that protect and promote the rights of women and children.
The people of Tongo in the Talensi Nabdam District in the Upper East Region will soon benefit from the newly built post office in the area.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a capacity building workshop for Midwives to help improve their operations in order to attain the Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5 by 2015.
The Rural Enterprise Project has presented various items ranging from hair dryers, vulcanizing compressors, sewing machines, carpentry tools and wheel barrows to beneficiaries in the Kassena Nankana East District who have graduated from a skills training programme.
As part of government’s effort to provide safe and accessible water in the country, about 88 communities in the Dangme East District have benefited from the extension of potable water from Aveyime, in the Volta Region, to deprived areas in the district.
Residents of Gausu Electoral Area in the Obuasi Municipal Assembly have called on the Obuasi Municipal Assembly to focus its attention on working feverishly to resume work on the new school building project to improve the quality of education in the community.
Ghana’s annual maize consumption is about 40 million bags despite the structural shortage of the crop. This was made known in Tamale during the launch of Masara N’Arziki Farmers Association (MAFA).
The Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Prosper K. Agblor, has charged new recruits to make good use of the knowledge and skills gained during their six months training, in order to serve the country better.
Ghana stands the chance to reduce its unemployment rate to the barest minimum by the end of 2012, as the government has earmarked an amount of GH¢84 million to expand the activities of its flagship project – the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Program (LESDEP) – to reach out to more people to gain employable skills.
The absence of electricity in the Tadez\Dzebetato Electoral Area in the South Tongu District is said to be one of the main contributory factors to poor academic performance of pupils in the area.
In line with the government’s efforts to improve and capitalize on the lives of the people in the country, the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has supported about 61 persons with disabilities in the area to the tune of about GHs23, 570.00.
Government’s policy to ensure quality education in the country will soon be achieved as three communities within the Nkoranza North District have benefited from 3-unit classroom block to boost teaching and learning.
The Assemblyman for Abonkosu Electoral Area in the Sekyere Central District Hon. Martin Osei has appealed to the assembly to focus its attention on accelerating works on the on-going developmental projects being carried-out within the community.
In order to promote good sanitation in the Bolgatanga Municipality in the Upper East Region, the Assembly has directed that every last Saturday of the month be used for a clean up exercise in the area.
The Atiwa District Chief Executive, Emmanueal Atta Twum has emphasized his outfit’s commitment to continue implementing policies and measure that will ensure the agricultural sector in the district becomes more viable.
About 50 individuals who obtained skills training under the Rural Enterprises Project at the Sissala East District have benefited from start up kits to help them establish their own businesses.
About 62 medical students are scheduled to receive training at the University of Development Studies to improve the poor doctor-patient ratio facing the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions.
The wish of the people of Asamang Nyamebekyere in the Akwapim North District to enjoy electricity will soon be realized as work on the long awaited electrification project has begun.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has received a loan of 10 million Euros from the Italian Government to support the second phase of the Ghana Private Sector Development Project (GPSDP).
The Volta Region of Ghana and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China on Tuesday signed a “sister-region” cooperation pact to serve the mutual interests of the two politico-administrative areas.
Dr Kwabena Duffuor, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, on Tuesday told Parliament that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government was not running the economy but managing the sick economy left behind by the New Patriotic Party Government.
Traders in the Dome Market in the Ga East District are engaged in scuffle with security personnel following their ejection from the market.
Residents of Budumburam and Opeikuma in the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region early this morning wake up to horrific news of two people losing their lives to robbery attacks in the wee hours of Wednesday.
The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), has called on Christian and Muslim leaders to educate their followers on HIV/AIDS and the effects of stigmatization and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV).
The Soul Food Ministries International (SFMI) has trained 600 youth in Information Computer Technology (ICT), under its “Free for all ICT training programme”.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered an immediate halt to what it described as illegal mining that has been going on at the Elmina beach for barely a month now.
The Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, John Kwao Sackey has debunked eviction claims by traders in the Dome Market who demonstrated Wednesday morning saying they were well informed about the exercise.
The assemblyman for Tuori Electoral Area in Lawra District Hon Justice Gaanu has appealed to the assembly to provide his area with a day care centre.
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region would on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 December, 2011 hold its 3rd session of the 6th Assembly meeting to discuss matters of great importance to the progress of the municipality.
Mr Gabriel Dei, Kwaebibirem District Officer of the Electoral Commission (EC), in the Eastern Region has asked the electorate to hold themselves in readiness for the biometric registration.
The essence of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Ghana cannot be underestimated, as the world is moving on the wheels of ICT. It is for this reason that the Atta Mills led government initiated vital policies to ensure that students access to the facility is not denied.
In the light of ensuring that inhabitants of the Talensi Nabdam District, in the Upper East Region enjoy the “Better Ghana" agenda brought forward by the government, the Assembly in conjunction with World Vision International has drilled 20 boreholes in the area.
The Kwahu South District Assembly is initiating plans to encourage the formation of women groups in almost all the areas of the district.
Residents of Sra Electoral Area in the Yilo Krobo District have appealed to the assembly to provide them with waste bins to improve the sanitation situation in the area.
In order to promote quality health care delivery for inhabitants of the Sene District in the Brong Ahafo Region, the Assembly is funding the construction of a medical theatre project at the District Hospital in the area.
Twifo Rural Bank made a profit of GHȼ 50,900 before tax in 2010 as against the previous gross profit of GHȼ 36,634 in 2009.
Security has been beefed up in the Gushiegu District in the Northern Region following a shooting incidence last Wednesday that claimed over a dozen lives of Fulanis.
Research conducted by EFF-ESS Company Limited, a business development service provider in citrus farming in the Central Region, has revealed that most farmers are cutting down their orange trees as result of inadequate markets for citrus products.
Parliament on Wednesday passed the University of Health and Allied Science and University of Energy and Natural Resources Bills.
The Keta Municipal Assembly has demonstrated its commitment to ensuring peaceful environment to enhance economic work of its citizenry with the construction of a new District Court complex at Anloga, one of the major towns in the Municipality.
New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Alex Asamoah has bemoaned the use of classrooms for church activities.
The Attafuah Senior High and Technical School, Akyem Oda, in the Eastern Region has organized a procession today ahead of its 20th anniversary and first ever speech and prize giving day slated for this Saturday, December 10, 2011.
Teaching and learning in most schools in the Zamashagu community in the Gushiegu District of the Northern Region have come to a standstill following the violent attack on some Fulani settlers that has so far claimed thirteen lives.
Mr Justice Emile Short, Former Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has observed that Ghana cannot afford to comprise peace and stability in the 2012 general election.
The Central Regional Minster, Mrs Ama Benyiwa Doe, on Wednesday observed that the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies could meet their development goals if they mobilise the requisite funds for development projects.
A six unit classroom block with ancillary facilities has been completed and handed over to the Bobi District Council School at Twipiase in the Twifo/Hemang/Lower Denkyira District in the Central Region as part of efforts to eliminate schools under trees.
Mrs Elizabeth Amoah-Tetteh, Member of Parliament for Twifo Atti Morkwa Constituency donated hospital items worth hundreds of cedis to the Twifo Praso government hospital.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID-Ghana) has begun the disbursement of over US$416,560 as small grants to about 14 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from all the 17 Districts and Municipalities in the Western Region.
In the quest to boost the economy of the Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region, the Chief Executive for the area, Kwame Adarkwah, has inaugurated a new rural bank at Asiwa in the District.
The Chief Executive for Ga East Municipality, John Kwao Sackey, has inaugurated a three storey 18-unit classroom block for the Nkwantananang and Fire Armour Cluster of schools in the area.
Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday launched the Ghana Social Opportunities Project, which covers 40 districts throughout the country.
Nii Armah Tackie, Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West Municipality, has disclosed that more youth in the area have joined the agricultural sector since it is one of the lucrative jobs in the area.
Plans are far advanced by the South Dayi District to make improvements in the tourism sector of the district, the Chief Executive, Mr. Kafui Semenu Bekui has said.
School authorities of Guonuo D/A Primary School, in the Wa East District have received the keys to a 6-unit classroom block.
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has launched the Ghana Social Opportunities Project, a social policy intervention which covers 40 districts throughout the country.
The Talensi Nabdam District Assembly, in their quest to make the “Better Ghana” agenda felt in the district has secured a number of infrastructural projects to boost quality education in the area.
Over a decade since its inception into the country, Information Communication Technology (ICT) has meandered its way into the Ghanaian educational setting largely due to its benefits and relevance to human endeavours.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Clement Kofi Humado, has disclosed that two (2) more regions in the country will very soon benefit from the construction of new stadiums to boost sporting activities in those areas and the country as a whole.
The Association of Small Scale Industries (ASSI), the mouthpiece of Small scale entrepreneurs has advised government to make efforts to upgrade the budget of the institution in order to enable it achieve its objectives.
Fifty-one year old farmer Kwesi Arhin from the Ewutu Afutu District has emerged as the 2011 the best farmer for the Central Region.
Government is to give a final decision on the Gold deposit in Elmina after ascertaining it authenticity.
The Northern Regional Security Council in collaboration with the Saboba District Security Council (DISEC) have fashioned out modalities that will govern the disbursement and the use of land in the district.
The role of road network as a development facilitator cannot be over looked in any development dispensation. Hence a motorable road is therefore seen as a vital component in the development chain.
The Northern Regional Minister, Moses Magbenba, has assured the Fulani Nomads of their safety as they flee from the fear of continues attacks from unknown assailants believed to be Konkombas.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Opoku Boateng has said the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis stands tall among other Districts and Metropolis in the country in terms of infrastructural development.
A group calling itself the Ghanaian Poultry Products Importers (GPPI),
has called on the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to institute measures in reducing the long clearing processes at the harbour.
The Chiefs and people of Mafi in the North Tongu District of the Volta
Region have gathered for the grand durbar of Mafi Hogbetsotso festival at Mafi.
Government is to expand potable water to the North Tongu district of Volta region.
Mr Mahama Ayariga, Deputy Minister of Education has warned that head teachers whose schools are not performing well in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE would be withdrawn from office and return to the classroom.
CHF International, a non-governmental organisation has constructed a 12-seater sanitation facility for a cluster of basic schools at Kojokrom near Takoradi, at the cost of GH₵40,000.
The chiefs and people of Mafi Traditional Area in he North Tongu District in the Volta Region have called on government to impress upon contractors working on the various roads in the region to speed up work on the projects.
There is hot chase for the Asuogyaman Parliamentary seat in the Eastern Region currently occupied by the National Democratic Congress, NDC.
The Rotary Club of Accra, Ring Road Central (RRC) in association with its junior partner, Rotaract Club of Accra Ring Road Central, on Saturday organised a medical outreach programme for the Maamobi Hospital, formally Maamobi Polyclinic.
Vice President John Dramani has said the provision of electricity to rural communities would form a major component of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).
The South Tongu District in the Volta Region has inched closer to achieving its dream of making information communication technology education an integral part of knowledge acquisition in the district.
Government has inaugurated the National Steering Committee on Shea nut with the task to formulate programmes and strategies for growing and sustaining the industry.
One hundred and fifty-three physically challenged persons in the Akatsi District in the Volta Region could not hide their excitement when they received various sums of money from the district assembly being their 2 percent share of the District Assembly Common Fund.
Alhaji Bubey Dzinadu, North-Tongu District Chief Executive (DCE), has advised members of the Assembly to lobby organisations for development projects in the area.
Nana Asumin Gyekye II, the chief of Asonomanso and the former Presiding Member of the Kwabre East District Assembly (2009 to 2011) emerged as the overall district best farmer at this year’s District Best Farmer Awards Ceremony held at Kasaam.
The Assemblyman for Padmore Electoral Area in the Tema East sub metro, Asumah Mohammed Dan Larbi, has lauded the ‘Save Our Soul’ (SOS) team, for constructing a new library block for the Padmore Basic School in the area.
Road networks in Koforidua and its surrounding communities in the New Juaben Municipality are expected to improve very soon, as most of the feeder roads in the municipality have been scheduled for rehabilitation.
Stakeholders at a forum on the role of the public sector in facilitating
business said the sector has so far failed to respond and support the growth of the private sector.
Assembly members in the Kwabre East district of the Ashanti Region will soon join their colleagues in other parts of the country to enjoy the convenience of working with motorbikes as theirs will be distributed to them on Thursday, December 15, 2011.
The Ahafo Ano South District assembly has constructed a new state of the art police station at Pokukrom to replace the old structure that compelled authorities to close down the station some five years ago.
Residents of New Nsuta Zongo Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region, have appealed to government and benevolent organizations to construct a public place of convenience in the community to ease the inconveniences residence go through on daily basis.
The Northern Regional branch of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is appealing for urgent help to enable it contain the ever growing number of Fulani nomads seeking refuge.
ActionAid Ghana, a non-governmental organization in the country, has called on Ghanaians especially abusers of alleged witches to refrain from such practices and respect and treat all equally.
The Nyakrom Rural Bank, a pioneer rural bank in the Central Region, made a profit of GHc1,285,557.00 in 2010 as against GHc990,193.00 in 2009, an increase of 29.8 percent.
In line with measures to boost the Health sector in the Talensi Nabdam District of the Upper East Region, the Assembly has handed over a completed two nurses’ quarters in the area.
The Kwahu South District Assembly in the quest to entrench the security systems of the area is to form neighbourhood watchdog Committees in the communities of the district.
As part of its innumerable initiatives to give back to society, the MTN Foundation Ghana has cut the sod for the construction of a 25 seater Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at the St. Charles Primary School at Bukere in the Bolgatanga Municipality.
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced that the Government would by 2012 establish three shea nut processing factories in the three Northern Regions to make use of the abundant raw material in those areas.
The Northern Regional Police Command in Gushegu has confirmed the arrest of one person believed to be linked with the murder of some 13 Fulanis at Zamashegu last week.
Government is constructing an ultra modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) Center at the Afransi Electoral Area in the Gomoa East District to enhance teaching and learning of ICT in the District.
Thursday the 15th of December 2011 will witness the official outdoor of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), the statutory body mandated to monitor and evaluate how the government manages and uses petroleum revenues and investments thereof for the benefit of Ghanaians.
The Nanumba South District Assembly has handed over a total of 42 motor bikes meant to aid the operations of government appointees and Assembly members in the District.
A Ghanaian based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Educational Assessment and Research Centre has donated a large quantity of adhesive glue to the Education Unit of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.
As part of efforts to improve quality education in the country the Adansi North District Assembly has added 10 additional schools onto the district list of the School Feeding Programme (GSFP).
Nii Armah Ashietey, Greater Accra Regional Minister yesterday inaugurated seven out of the 11 Sub-Metropolitan District Councils of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
Dedo Dufie Kusi-Agyarko, the NPP parliamentary candidate for Lower Manya Constituency in the Eastern Region has donated some food items and other educational materials to two deprived orphanage homes in the area.
The Minister for Mines and Natural Resources and Member of Parliament MP for Efutu Constituency Mr. Mike Hammer has presented a cheque for Ghs 16,000 to the Efutu Educational Directorate in Winneba.
Some youth group in the Odave electoral area of the Yilo krobo district have called on government to create some job opportunities in the area to enhance their living conditions.
Residents of Penyi in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region are full of praise to government for the progress of work on the drainage construction in the market and surrounding areas.
Over 800 people have already registered to benefit from the Local Enterprise and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in the Ketu South District in the Volta Region.
Mr Mahama Ayariga, Deputy Minister of Education, on Monday outlined innovative measures employed by government to improve on the performance of pupils at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the three northern regions.
The Vice-President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has stated that Ghana will increase power generation to ensure reliable power supply and become a net exporter of power in the West African sub-region by 2015.
The Ring Road Central (RRC) branch of the Rotary Club of Accra has cut sod for the construction of a new lavatory for the Mamobi hospital, formally known as Mamobi Polyclinic.
Residents of Nzulezu in the Jomoro District of the Western Region have expressed their gratitude to the government over plans of connecting the area to the national grid.
Government’s policy to extend basic education to various parts of the country especially underprivileged areas is far becoming a reality as the Atwima Mponua District Assembly has completed an ultra modern 6 –unit school classroom block with ancillary facilities in the Kotokuom Electoral Area.
Information gathered by Ghanadistricts.com indicates that the Amasaman Hospital in the Ga West Municipality is seriously undergoing expansion works.
Inmates in the police cell in the West Akim Municipal Police Station would now leave under better condition following the rehabilitation of the cells.
A total of GHS 5,000 has been budgeted by the Nanumba South District Assembly to be used as an investment fund to sustain the District’s Community Driven Initiative for Food Security (CIFS) for the year 2012.
The District Director of Education at the Sawla Tuna-Kalba District, in the Northern Region, Frank Aflakpui has intimated that though the government and the Assembly has secured enough projects to promote quality education, there is the need to also ensure that pupils have the requisite learning material to aid their studies.
All is set for the launch of the long awaited Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP) in the Mfantseman Municipality tomorrow December 15, 2011.
The President of the Small Scale Gold Miners of Elmina, Richmond Ashford, has made an urgent appeal to the Minister of Land and Natural Resources, Mike Hammah to facilitate the issuance of licenses to them so that they could mine for gold at the shores of Elmina.
Poor financial standing of most parents in the Jukwa Mprumam Electoral Area in the Agona East District have been blamed on poor enrolment in schools in the area.
Over 30 indigenes of the Tano South District have benefited from a one day Entrepreneurship and Management Training workshop organized by officials of the Local Entrepreneur and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).
Members of the Youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo constituency have been advised to refrain from politics of insults and needless threat to party officials and parliamentary candidates.
As part of ways to ensure that education is fairly promoted in the various areas of the district, the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has replaced 10 schools under trees with dignified structure for pupils of the district.
The Atwima-Mponua District Director of Education, Nii Amon Kotey, has urged head teachers to strengthen supervision in schools and enforce discipline.
The newly created forty two (42) Districts are expected to be fully operational by February 2012, bringing the total number of Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to 212.
All is set for the launch of the five (5) year development project for all the thirty six (36) Metropolitan and Municipal Assemblies (MMAs) across the country.
The Brong Ahafo branch of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has over the last two weeks seized expired products worth GhC 18,000.
The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly still commits attention to improving sanitation, as the assembly is finding ways to collaborate with other development partners to build toilets for houses that lack such facilities.
In line with measures to boost education in the Anyimadukrom electoral area of the Obuasi Municipality, the Assembly has established an information center to serve as the basic resource center for the assembly.
The Minister for Transport, Alhaji Collins Duada, has announced that financial arrangements for the Tamale airport would soon be finalized to upgrade it to international status, to serve as an alternative to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
In the quest to minimize the poor sanitation which is a major challenge of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, the All Nations University College (ANUC), has collaborated with the Assembly to acquire a land fill site for the municipality.
The Kintampo South District Assembly as part of preparations to mark the end of the year is to organize a gala competition for the various communities in the district.
The Nanumba South District Assembly continues to inject more development projects in the area.
The Northern Regional Police have rounded up seven more suspected assailants in connection with last week’s attack on the Fulani nomads.
Plans are far advanced for the construction of a multi-million cedis KVIP facility in the Essienimpong Electoral Area in the Ejisu Juabeng District to improve sanitation conditions in the community.
The District Chief Executive DCE for Gushiegu Hon. Fuseini Alhassan has made a passionate appeal to cooperate bodies and individuals to support the assembly with relief items to enable it adequately cater for the growing numbers of displaced Fulani nomads.
Residents of Victory Cinema Electoral Area in the Tamale Metropolise are planning on building a ward facility for a Shakinah clinic, a private healty facility at Wamale to augment the existing facilities at the clinic.
Residents of Akaful electoral area in the Cape Coast Metropolis are appealing for a toilet facility as the only one serving the over 2000 people is dilapidated.
Fire service personnel in the Akwamu Effiduase Electoral Area can now afford to smile as government procures a brand new fire tender to alleviate the stress personnel go through in the discharge of their duty.
The Bawku West District Assembly has presented some Sports kits worth GHS 6,900 to some selected Senior High Schools in the district.
The Ho municipal assembly has received its share of motor bikes to aid their performance.
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has described President John Evans Atta Mills as a “prophet” for effectively managing the affairs of the country to a level that is appreciated by all.
The Member of Parliament MP for Ajumako, Enyan, Essiam constituency Forson Cassiel Ato has cut sod for the construction of three 10 seater KVIPs for three communities within the Kwayako Electoral Area in the Ajumako District.
In an attempt to make the marketing of food stuffs and trading activities a viable economic venture in the Cape Coast Metropolis, the assembly is considering the creation of new market days at Abura in the metropolis.
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has exceeded its revenue target by a record breaking GHs 12,393,097.50 as against GHs 10,990,000 set for the year 2011. The amount, according to officials of the GIS was recorded at the end of October.
Two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), 4-H Ghana and the Opportunity Industrialization Centre International (OICI), on Thursday presented start-up tools to 40 selected youth drawn from 10 Districts in the Eastern Region at a ceremony in Koforidua for use in their trading activities.
Mr San Nasamu Asabigi, Deputy Northern Regional Minister, has and called on Ghanaians to pool resources to improve the educational sector towards national development.
As part of ways to ensure that school kids in the Zinkaa electoral area are given the needed foundation in education, the Assembly has rolled out plans to construct a Kindergarten for children in the community and beyond.
As part of measures to mitigate the fallen standard of education in the Bawku West District, the Assembly has resolved to provide incentives for teachers who would forego the Christmas break and stay to teach pupils, especially the final year students.
The Government of Ghana in collaboration with the World Bank has released about $170 Million into the country to solve the urbanization problems.
In line with measures by the government to promote maternal health in the country, as well as mitigate various forms of neo-maternal problems, the Ajumako/ Enyan/ Essiam District Assembly is to sponsor some nurses to undergo a midwifery training programme.
Traditional authorities have being called upon to use their influence on their subjects to act responsibly this harmattan season and beyound to reduce the horror site of bush fire.
The Kotokoraba Market, a very popular shopping destination in the heart of the Cape Coast metropolis is to witness a drastic reduction in crime following an intended improvement in security measures at the market.
Social activities in the Saboba District in the Northern Region have received a major boost with the construction of a community center for the residents of the area.
In order for businesses especially the artisanal ones to be well established, energy availability and efficiency is very essential.
Users of the Asamankese lorry station cannot wait for the official opening of the new toilet facility constructed at the station.
The 46 metropolitan and district assemblies are about to be structured into areas of opportunities to reduce the country’s increasing urban migration growth.
The Director of Nursing Services, Mr George Kumi-Kyeremeh, has called for the establishment of Ghana College of Nursing and Midwifery to pave way for specialization within the nursing profession.
Mrs Lucy Awuni, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, called for committed leadership and accountability in the fight against HIV AIDS as the disease could negate Ghana’s development efforts.
Presidential Aide Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuye on Friday urged delegates in the Odododiodioo National Democratic Congress (NDC) primary to vote massively for him to bring unprecedented development and progress to the constituency.
First Lady, Dr Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills said Ghana’s maternal mortality rate was unacceptable, and that political commitment must translate into investment of enough resources to help reduce the occurrence of such deaths in the country.
The Korle-bu Teaching Hospital on Friday received a cheque for GHC15,000 from MA Love Foundation, a non-governmental organisation ( NGO), to purchase an incubator for its Child Health Department.
Parliament on Friday approved budgetary allocations for five Government Ministries totaling GHc4,289,418,706.00 for the 2012 fiscal year.
The Presiding Member for the Ho Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region, Mr. Atsrim M. M. has hailed the performance of the Assembly in its development efforts.
Five additional schools within the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti
Region are expected to benefit from the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) to boost the quality of education in the area.
The Nadowli district heath director of the Ghana health services, Florence Angsongmwine has stated that teenage pregnancy remains a challenge in the district.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is to roll out a specialized entrepreneurship training programme for viable enterprises to maximize the use of local resources for wealth creation.
The Vice President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, has assured Ghanaians that the Government has made available financial and logistical support necessary to ensure free, fair and transparent general elections in 2012.
The Ho Municipal Assembly has pledged to among other things sponsor 5 qualified students each year to the midwifery training school for the next 5 years.
In a bid to make Cape Coast an economically endowed town to attract investors, the Metropolitan Assembly has adapted measures aimed at improving the economy of the Central Regional Capital.
In the quest to improve the education sector of the Municipality, the Ga West Municipal Assembly has taken giants strides to improve the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results in the area.
Access to potable water which is a basic necessity of life, has been a major challenge for residents of Tampumu-Chetu electoral area in the lambussie Karni District, as the only source of water for this community is an open stream that runs through the community.
Junjung, a rural community in the Gushegu District of the Northern Region has been brought under a heavy military and police presence.
Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Omanhene of Essikado Traditional Area, has appealed to companies springing up in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis to operate in line with professional and Ghanaian standards to achieve excellence.
The DCE for Sekyere East in the Ashanti Region Solomon Adjei Mensah has denied allegations that he supervised the sale of subsidized fertilizers in the open market instead of distributing to farmers.
Since his approval into office some seven (7) months ago, the Chief Executive for Bibiani- Anhwiaso-Bekwai District in the Western Region, Adansi Bondah has paid working visits to about 30 communities in the area to find out problems that confront them.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a sanitation management company, have held a community durbar at Tangasia in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region to commence public sensitisation activities on the mode of transmission of yellow fever.
A two-day workshop on health insurance has ended at Cape Coast with a call on NHIA Public Relations Officers to package their messages in a way that would facilitate the achievement of the aims and objectives of the NHIA.
Officers of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service would soon be wearing an all white uniform to distinguish them from the other units of the service so as to minimize corruption and extortion on the roads.
The South Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region is to adopt a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative to accelerate water delivery for district-wide water coverage to the be achieved.
At least 239 disabled persons at the Ajumako Enyan Essiam district have been identified and registered to be covered
in the government support to the disabled in the country.
The Bolgatanga Cattle Dealers Association has called on government to intervene to ensure the payment of “a one–stop tax payment system” in transporting their cattle to the southern sector.
The District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District Assembly in the Upper West Region,Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has asserted that for one to become a Member of Parliament, it is advisable for such a person to start his or her ambition as a District Chief Executive.
The South Tongu District Chief Executive, Daniel K. Amelorku has cautioned residents to be security conscious this yuletide and report any suspecting character in their area to the security services for action.
Mr David Adzeman Adjin, an analyst at the Police Forensic Laboratory (PFL), on Monday testified at the ongoing probe into circumstances under which a cocaine exhibit turned into sodium carbonate.
A technology to process bamboo into wood has been introduced in the country.
In its bid to ensure the delivery of quality education in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District, the assembly has built a total of 46 classroom blocks in various schools in the district in the past two years.
The Okyeman Traditional Council at the weekend inaugurated 10, 000 Dollars Asthmatic Centre at the Kibi Government Hospital.
In the quest to boost the level of education in the area, two 6-unit classroom blocks are under construction in Two (2) communities in the Bibiani- Anhwiaso-Bekwai District of the Western Region.
A six-month-old baby, a boy aged about six and an unknown number of presons are feared dead in a head-on collision involving two vehicles at Pakyi No. 1 on the Kumasi-Obuasi highway in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
Nii Armah Ashietey, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has called on residents of Ashaiman, especially, the youth, not to engage themselves in acts of indiscipline, as it has the tendency to stall the development agenda of the municipality.
As a measure to reduce water challenges at Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District, 23 boreholes have been constructed in a number of electoral areas to provide potable drinking water to the people.
Sixty-one districts nationwide are to benefit from a Rural Enterprise Programme (REP) a project that offers technical and artisanal training for the youth to equip them with practical skills so as to make them self reliant.
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has admonished teachers got to exploit students by reserving and shifting “good” lessons to extra classes, to enable them to make personal financial gains.
The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), by next week, is expected to publish Standards for Road Transport Services Operators to promote road safety, Mr Noble Appiah, Executive Director of the Commission announced on Monday.
The Minister of Information, John Tia Akologo, has affirmed that the ‘Action year’ declaration by the government is seriously on course as most campaign promises have been delivered.
The Bosome–Freho District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has vigorously started construction works on the Ampaha Dompa stretch of road that leads to Akaase, a major tourist site in the district.
The Jaman North District Assembly is constructing a new 12 seater toilet facility for the GPRTU at Sampa in order to reduce the daily inconvenience of passengers and the general public who operate at the transport station.
In the effort to boost the quality of education in the Domeabra Electoral area of the Sekyere South district, an additional 600 students in Domeabra Presby Primary and Junior High School (JHS) are currently benefiting from the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP).
Residents of the Kassena Nankana East District in the Upper East Region are still benefitting from the numerous developmental packages through the “Better Ghana agenda”, as the Assembly has opened tender for five projects in the district.
As part of efforts by the government to extend electricity to all parts of the country, about 139 communities in three (3) districts of the Western Region are to be connected to the national power grid.
The District Chief Executive for the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District in the Central Region, Peter Light Koomson has lauded President Mills’ effort in sustaining the School Feeding Programme, despite the difficulties that surrounded the programme.
Fifty-seven out of sixty motorbikes with helmets that the South Tongu District Assembly took delivery of were distributed to assembly members after a meeting at the Assembly.
The Sissala East District Assembly under its support system offered to the disabled, is to assist some Blind Associations in Walembellle to improve their farming activities in the area.
Ms Hannah Tetteh, Minister of Trade and Industry, on Tuesday asked all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the country to establish the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP), to alleviate the plight of the rural poor.
Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, former Member of Parliament for Sunyani West, has called for the re-introduction of corporal punishment in basic schools.
The Third batch of 27 people who have been trained to start and manage enterprises in their vocations received kits from the Rural Enterprises Project at Nadowli.
Pre-school and early childhood education in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District will soon receive a major boost following the construction of a Kindergarten blocks for two communities, Brakwa and Ahomaso.
The essence of ensuring quality education in the country is gradually gaining grounds, as government has constructed an ultra modern two storey girl’s dormitory block at Jaeman Pensan Senior High School (SHS) in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.
The Assembly Member for Afutu Bank Road Electoral Area, Mr Nick Afari-Arthur has presented 30 bags of cements and iron rods for the reconstruction of a bridge in the Akuapem South Municipality.
The Ministry of Education has embarked on an initiative to improve the quality of education at the basic education level with the release of funds to sharpen the teaching skills of 3,321 headteachers across the country.
The volume of trade between Ghana and Turkey is expected to increase to an amount of US$1 billion by 2015.
The National Youth Authority (NYA) in collaboration with some active community youth organizations have organized a forum for the youth leaders in the Ga West Municipality at Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region.
The College of Health at Kintampo has matriculated 819 students, the highest in the school’s history for its 2011 academic year.
It appears measures put in place to increase revenue inflow by the Kintampo Assembly is yielding some positive results as the district has achieved about 96% of its revenue target for the year 2011.
In a bid to extend electricity to every part of the country especially to most deprived areas, 31 communities in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region will soon be connected to national grid to boost economic activities in the area.
In the quest to intensify security in the area, a sod cutting ceremony has been held in the Adentan Municipality to commence construction of a District Police Headquarters to cater for the security needs of the area.
It was a happy moment for assembly Members in the Akatsi District in the Volta Region when government fulfils promise of providing them with motorbikes.
Construction of a 3-unit classroom block being under taken by the Obonnimda Community in the West Akim Municipality for the Obinnimda DA Primary School has come to a halt for lack of funds.
The Regional Health Services is embarking on a hang up campaign of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs) as part of efforts to reduce malaria in the Upper West Region.
The Chief Executive for the Aowin Suaman District in the Western Region, Oscar Ofori Larbi, has inaugurated climate change awareness club in three Schools in the area.
About 65 communities in the Prestea Huni-Valley District of the Western Region are to be connected to the national power grid.
School children in the Tampumu Electoral Area in the Lambussie Karni District are burdened with the reality of walking over 7km distance daily to Chetu to attend school.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has released 200 million dollars to the Ministry of Roads and Highways, under the Cocoa Roads Improvement Project (CRIP Tranche II), for the maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading of roads in cocoa growing communities in Ghana.
School children in the Uwasi Electoral Area in the Builsa District, are bound to stop classes during rainy seasons because of the poor shape of the Uwasi-Fumbisi stretch of the road.
In the light of enhancing the skills, competencies and abilities to develop the district, the Garu-Tempane District Assembly has embarked on a Capacity building for the various Assembly members and Area Councils in the district.
President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday held an end-of-year reception for the Staff of the Office of the President, Osu Castle, Accra, and made an optimistic forecast that next year, would deliver many good things for the nation.
About sixty-seven (67) facilitators from the Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have received various awards for their invaluable contribution to the educational sector.
The Government has pledged to do more to help physically challenged people to secure jobs to become economically self-supporting.
The Japanese government has offered a grant of $ 111,075 million to the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region for construction purposes at Krobo electoral area.
The District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa Assembly, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has handed over a new classroom block to the school authorities of the Salvation Army Basic School in the area.
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly, Vivian Anafo, has called on the Traditional Authorities and Chiefs of the area to consider the abolition of certain demeaning cultural rites which are practiced in the area.
Inhabitants of the Agona West Municipality have seen an appreciable development to reflect the” Better Ghana” agenda, as a total of 36 massive development projects were executed in the area between 2009 to 2011.
Plans are far advanced for the completion of an ultra modern maternity block for the Asamankese government hospital in the West Akim Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region.
At least 13 communities in the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District are expected to be connected to the national grid.
Works are seriously underway on a street lightening maintenance being carried out in 43 communities within the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle has stated that it is critical to hold the upcoming 2012 general elections in an atmosphere of Peace.
Consumers of a non-alcoholic beverage from one of the beverage producers in Ghana should be on the watch out as large quantities of the beverage is believed to be contaminated.
Ms Bertha Ansah-Djan, Chief Executive Officer of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) on Thursday described as worrying, the perception that government’s funds are “free money” stressing it is a bane to socio-economic development.
The Eastern and Volta Zonal office of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) on Thursday destroyed some seized drugs, cosmetics and foods valued at GH¢ 52, 587.15 at Bakpe near Ho.
The name “Akasanoma” has bounced back, this time placing Ghana’s name on the world map of ICT development, as a triple play all-in-one PC Internet and TV system (PCTV), designed by Alltel Limited, a member of Kludjeson International Limited (KIL) group of companies.
The Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira branch of the Civil and Local Government Association (CLOGSAG) are to institute a savings and loans scheme to cater for the needs of its members.
President John Evans Atta Mills has revoked the appointments of Mr Wavei Robert Baka, Sissala West District Chief Executive (DCE) and Mr Seidu Tungbani, Wa West District Chief Executive with immediate effect.
About 600,000 rural poor Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in 160 districts nationwide are expected to receive various forms of support under the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) from 2012-2020.
As part of measures to improve the Health facilities in the Lawra District, the Assembly has constructed a new Children’s ward at the district hospital.
The MCE for Techiman Alex Kyeremeh has noted that residents of the municipality will witness an unprecedented level of development in the coming year as the “Better Ghana Agenda” will be sufficiently reflected in the area.
The Weija Lake would be extinct by 2021 due to pollution and encroachment on the banks if immediate pragmatic steps are not taken to reverse the situation, an environmentalist raised the alarm on Thursday.
As part of activities to mark the Christmas festivities, the people of Tetsi in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District of the Central Region have undertaken a massive clean up exercise to sanitize their environment.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Nkoranza South Municipal Assembly, Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, has stressed the need for the Assembly to invest in education in the area.
The District Chief Executive for the Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has disclosed that the Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa District will very soon form a watchdog committee to solve the security needs of the area.
The South Tongu District Assembly has decided to approve funds for the construction of public latrine complex at the Sogakope Market.
The merriment and joyous atmosphere that normally characterizes festive mood will be greatly felt by the aged in the Tolon District of the Northern Region the District Chief Executive had assured Ghanadistricts.
Christians in Ghana and the world over are in celebrant mood as they mark the birth of Jesus Christ, the man Christians believe is the savior of the world and the son of God.
The District Chief Executive for the Ellembele District, Daniel K. Eshun has expressed concern over certain attitude exhibited by some staff members of the assembly.
Water shortage in the Ekumfi Traditional Area will be a thing of the past when the new water treatment plant being constructed at Gomoa Antseadze is completed in 2012.
The Agona West Municipal Assembly has registered at least 500 persons to receive training under the Local Enterprise and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP).
Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Saturday reminded District, Municipal and Metropolitan Chief Executives that his Ministry would not tolerate “armed-chair” executives.
The Municipal Chief Executive of West Akim Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region, George Mensah Akpalu has charged drivers to ensure peaceful and accident free roads throughout the Christmas festivities.
A lot of needy but brilliant students in the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly have been supported with a sum amounting to GHc164.611.35.
Umarib Ghana, a private investor in Bolgatanga, has already sealed plans with the Assembly to venture into what they describe as “car port business” in the area.
As part of moves to boost the road system in the Lawra township, the Assembly has joined forces with the Department of Feeder roads in tarring the major roads in Lawra.
The District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District Assembly in the Upper West Region, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has lauded government’s efforts in putting in place more social interventions which seeks to better the lots of Ghanaians.
In line with measures to fulfill government’s commitment in the educational sector, the Techiman Municipal Assembly is putting up a six unit classroom block at the Tuobodom Senior High School.
The District Chief Executive for Tolon/Kumbungu Alhaji Idi Manzah Mahama has given the firm assurance that the assembly will facilitate the provision of staff bungalows for both junior and senior staffs to enhance their output.
Twenty-seven people were killed after a water tanker ran into a crowd of merrymakers at Senya Beraku in the Central Region on Tuesday night.
Seventy three (73) graduate apprentices under the Rural Enterprise Project (REP) have been given kits and tools at Asikuma in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region.
The Achimota Police has arrested a man who is believed to have hurled stones at the police during yesterday’s chaotic eviction exercise at the Dome market in the Ga East District on Tuesday.
The Wa Municipal Chief Executive, Duogu Yakubu has emphasized the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government’s commitment to entrench education as the basis of the better Ghana agenda.
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has led a government delegation to visit victims of Tuesday night’s tragic accident who are currently on admission at the Winneba Government Hospital.
The Presiding member for the South Tongu District, Mr. John Sedo Agbemabiese has challenged Assembly members to take more interest in assisting the Assembly improves on its internally generated fund (IGF).
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on Wednesday announced increases in the prices of petroleum products, saying the action was based on rising world prices and depreciation of the Cedi.
The health of people in relation to the development of their localities cannot be under estimated.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese Districts is to benefit from a Japanese Government Grant of GHs 176, 177, 66 for the construction of Community-Based Health Planning and Services Compound (CHPS) to make health facility more accessible to the residents.
Ms Rita Odoley Sowah, aspiring to represent the National Democratic Congress for La Dadekotopon, says she is not only poised to be the first female legislator for the area, but also ready to rally women to bring the needed change and development.
The Ho Municipal Assembly was able to achieve some great feet with their District Development Fund with the construction of some important projects.
Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, Former First Lady on Wednesday said the 31st December Revolution went a long way to change the plight of women in the country.
The government, between 2001 and 2011, incurred GH¢624 million as judgement debts, a Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said.
Government has supported surviving victims of last Tuesday’s tragic accident at Senya Bereku in the Central Region with GHs10, 000.00.
Health Professionals who hail from Daffiama Traditional Area in the Nadowli East District of the Upper West Region have organized a free medical outreach programme for their people.
The West Akim Municipal Assembly is working out some modalities to help stem out truancy and dropout in schools especially in the basic level.
Dr Kwasi Akyem Ape-Kubi, the Eastern Regional Minister, has said he is not involved in the process leading to the disruption of water supply to the Achiase township.
Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development presented 26 Mobile Phones to the Tema Regional Police Command for distribution to the 13 police patrol teams in the Region to enhance their work.
The Road Transport Operators on Thursday announced increases in transport fares with immediate effect following the upward adjustment in prices of petroleum products by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).
Mr George Kuntu Blankson, the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman East has made yet another presentation to his constituency to enhance their delivery in the constituency.
The Ho Municipal Assembly was able to achieve some great feet with their District Development Fund with the construction of some important projects.
The Agona East District Assembly is to begin the re-construction of the Nsaba market in early January, 2012.
A thirty-six million Ghana cedi Science and Technology educational complex classroom block is under construction at Kuga, a suburb of Yendi, in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region.
The Agona West Municipal Assembly in the Central Region has expressed its commitment to further improve security in the District in 2012 to ensure safety for all residents.
Government’s commitment of empowering young girls by way of educating them through school may not attain high success rate in the Akuapem North District, as the area recorded 6,730 teenage pregnancy cases from 2009 to November 2011.
As part of measures to ensure quality education in the South Tongu District in the Volta Region, the Assembly is to take delivery of over 800 mono desks to be dispatched to some selected schools in the area.
The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), is to benefit from an $18 million facility from the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom (UK) to start a Millennium Villages Project (MVP), in 2012.
The Ho Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region has moved a step higher to making investment a bit easier and to attract different shades of investors into the municipality.
Residents of Abura Asebu Kwamankese District in the Central region have been called upon to adapt a decent lifestyle during the yuletide to avert accidents of all kinds.
The Eastern Region recorded 130 maternal deaths this year as against 115 recorded last year.
Officers and men of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been asked to resolve to work selflessly to ensure excellence in migration management that would propel the nation’s developmental agenda.
The ITES Secretariat of the Ministry of Communication has received an $882,000 grant for the implementation of the ITES/BPO Work Readiness Programme.
Work on an 8-seater public toilet for the Asamang Nyamebekyere community in the Akuapim North District I the Eastern Region is nearing completion.
Mr. Kwadwo Agyei-Dwomor, Nkoranza North District Chief Executive, has cautioned the youth against causing bushfires in the communities as culprits would not be spared by the bye-laws of the Assembly.
Maame Pokuah Sawyer, National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Agona East Constituency , on Friday organized a Christmas party for 3,000 women and children at Mensakrom, near Agona Swedru in the Central Region.
Mr. Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, Nkoranza South Municipal Chief Executive, has called on local teachers in to redouble efforts to bring remarkable improvement in the academic performance of students.