SECURITY:
More police posts soon
Friday, December 12 2014

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, has hinted that the police administration has adopted a model prototype police post as a standard community police post approved for construction across the country.

AKATSI N
: “Watch out for Akatsi North in next DLT”- DCE
Monday, December 01 2014

The District Chief Executive for Akatsi North, James Gunu has urged the public to watch out for the Akatsi North District in the next District League Table.

BIA W:
Assembly institutes measures to improve IGF
Monday, December 01 2014

The Bia West District Assembly in the Western Region is hoping to rake in more revenue internally come next year to help address challenges confronting various communities in the district.

NADOWLI K:
Kalsegra dam to be rehabilitated under GSOP
Monday, December 01 2014

The Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP) continues to impact positively in the lives of many deprived communities in Ghana.

DORMAA:
Asunsu No1 get new CHPS compound
Monday, December 01 2014

A new community-based health planning service (CHPS) compounds to offer primary health services to residents at Asunsu No1 and surrounding communities in the Dormaa Municipality has been completed.

KMA :
Assembly benefits from 40m euro French loan
Monday, December 01 2014

The Mayor of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu has assured residents of the city and its environs of improved sanitation conditions.

ELLEMBELLE:
District honours 19 outstanding farmers
Monday, December 01 2014

Some 19 outstanding farmers were on Friday presented with awards at the seventh Ellembelle District Farmers Day at Menzezor with Mr. Isaac Amo Quando of Nyamebekyere emerging as the overall District Best Farmer.

ENERGY:
Load shedding extended to industrial zones
Monday, December 01 2014

The ongoing load shedding exercise will be extended to all industrial zones across the country from today December 1st 2014.

SOCIAL:
Organisations support sanitation day exercise
Tuesday, December 02 2014

The National Sanitation Day is receiving support from a number of organisations, which are pledging their commitment to make the exercise a success. They include the SIC Life Company Ltd, Ministry of Defence, Kasapreko Company Ltd, Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Ghana Education Service.

ATEBUBU:
Assembly approves composite budget for 2015
Wednesday, December 03 2014

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has approved a fee fixing resolution and composite budget for 2015 in furtherance of Act 462 of the Local Government Act 1993.

SOCIAL:
Disabled Federation petitions Prez Mahama
Tuesday, December 02 2014

Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to President Mahama to appoint at least two Persons with Disability (PWDS) in each assembly to help mitigate difficulties members face and to promote building inclusive society.

ENERGY:
Gov’t denies ECG privatisation claims
Tuesday, December 02 2014

Government has denied reports that it intends privatising the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

AGRICULTURE:
Ghana lagging in fight against hunger – FAO
Tuesday, December 02 2014

Ghana could not achieve the target of halving hunger before the target year 2015, after the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced the list of countries that have made outstanding progress in the fight against hunger.

MPOHOR:
Assembly completes two CHPS compounds
Tuesday, December 02 2014

The Mpohor District Assembly has completed Community-based Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound for residents at  two seperate communities, Obrayebona and Dominase as effort to help improve quality health delivery in the area.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly builds capacity for 200 staff
Tuesday, December 02 2014

The Techiman Municipal Assembly (TMA) in the Brong Ahafo Region has organized a capacity building workshop for 200 staff aimed at improving capacity development of the Officers.

AGRICULTURE:
Fertilizer subsidy programme not collapsing – Deputy Minister
Tuesday, December 02 2014

Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu,
has denied claims by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Walewale that the national fertilizer subsidy programme has collapsed.

EFFUTU:
Gov’t still on course with dev projects- MCE
Tuesday, December 02 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of Effutu, Nii Ephraim, has said the government was on course with development projects in the Municipality.

NANDOM:
Gov’t to provide funds for Nadowli-Lawra-Nandom-Hamile road
Wednesday, December 03 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has assured the people of Nandom that government will provide the requisite funds to the contractor working on the Nadowli-Lawra-Nandom-Hamile road for its early completion to facilitate movement of goods and services.

EFFUTU:
Biometric Registration, Excellent Initiative –MCE
Wednesday, December 03 2014

Government has been commended for giving full backing  to the Biometric Registration System adopted recently by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to ensure greater patronage.

HEALTH:
New HIV infections reduce in Ghana - First Lady
Wednesday, December 03 2014

Ghana has achieved the 50 per cent reduction in new HIV infections it embarked upon in the last five years, the First Lady Mrs Lordina Dramani Mahama has said.

ASOKORE M:
MCE calls for more support during clean-up
Wednesday, December 03 2014

Mr. Nuru Hamidan, Municipal Chief Executive for the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has urged citizens of the municipality to make good the national sanitation day by coming out in their numbers to clean their vicinities.

SOCIAL:
National Sanitation Day campaign receives major boost
Wednesday, December 03 2014

Efforts to clean the country’s choked drains and garbage-strewn streets have received a major boost with key institutions of state pledging their support.

BIA W:
8 boreholes to improve water supply in communities
Wednesday, December 03 2014

"Water is life” so goes the saying. This therefore explains why people get so frustrated if they are unable to frequently access water for especially domestic use. 

ATEBUBU:
Yapra Bank supports farmers day celebrations
Thursday, December 04 2014

The Atebubu branch of the Yapra Rural Bank has donated 4 bicycles worth one thousand Ghana cedis (GH₵ 1000.00) to the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly in support of this year’s farmer’s day celebration in the district.

STMA:
Western Region gets new fire tenders
Thursday, December 04 2014

The Western Region has  received eight new fire tenders to facilitate the fight against fire in the region.

STMA:
Award winning farmers tour facilities in W/R
Thursday, December 04 2014

Capt James Koranteng, the Managing Director of the Takoradi Port, said there was dignity in farming and appealed to farmers not to relent in their efforts at producing to sustain the local economy.

ASOKORE M:
Assembly strategises to improve waste management
Thursday, December 04 2014

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has initiated measures to improve management of liquid waste in the Municipality.

OFFINSO:
Christian mothers give to the physically-challenged
Thursday, December 04 2014

A Christian Mothers’ Organization within the Bantama Methodist Church, Susanna Wesley Mission Auxiliary (SUWMA), has presented assorted gifts in support of the upkeep of students at the Offinso Training Centre for the Physically Challenged.

AMANSIE C:
A physically challenged woman is district best farmer
Saturday, December 06 2014

A-63 year old physically challenged woman, Madam Akosua Asiem of Fiankoma a farming community in the Amansie Central District of Ashanti has been adjudged district best farmer.

KUMBUNGU:
Gov’t urged to reconsider creation of MMDAs
Saturday, December 06 2014

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) has called on the government to reconsider the creation of new Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and instead make the existing MMDAs more functional and effective.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana earned over 847 million dollars from oil export
Saturday, December 06 2014

Ghana earned a total of 846,767, 184 million dollars from petroleum export for 2013.

WA:
Wa Municipal Assembly accounts for its stewardship
Saturday, December 06 2014

The Wa Municipal Assembly has generated 6,721,295.43 Ghana cedis out of 8,957,452.00 Ghana cedis it budgeted for the year, representing 75.03 per cent.

MADINA:
Ghanaians should patronise local foods – CEO
Saturday, December 06 2014

Mr John Agyekum, Chief Executive Officer of J’FAMCO Limited, an abattoir and storage facility in Madina, has asked Ghanaians to help promote the consumption of food produced in Ghana.

ASOKORE M:
No overall best farmer
Saturday, December 06 2014

For the first time, the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly failed to produce overall Municipal best farmer on the occasion of the 30th National Farmers’ Day Celebration, but the third for the municipality since it was created in 2012.

AFIGYA K:
Haruna Abdulai, 25, crowned best farmer
Monday, December 08 2014

25-years old Haruna abdali was on Friday, crowned best farmer at Mpobi in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region.

EDUCATION:
Research Fund to be operational in 2015 – Veep
Monday, December 08 2014

The Vice President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur has assured that government will make the Research Fund for tertiary institution teachers fully operational in 2015.

OFFINSO:
Help fix our roads- Municipal Best Farmer pleads
Monday, December 08 2014

Mr. Yussif Abdul Rahman, the Overall Municipal Best Farmer, in the Offinso municipality has pleaded with government to make an urgent move of fixing roads leading to the farming communities in the area.

ASOKORE M:
Inadequate land hampers agric development
Monday, December 08 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Asokore Mamong Municipality, Nuru Deen Hamidan has challenged farmers to be innovative and adopt modern technologies to ensure effective and efficient farm activities.

TAMALE:
150 trained as peace Ambassadors in schools
Monday, December 08 2014

The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP-Ghana) has recruited 150 pupils drawn from ten (10) selected schools in the Tamale Metropolis for training as peace Ambassadors.

ASUNAFO S:
Ahafo Community Bank holds annual general meeting
Monday, December 08 2014

The Ahafo Community Bank Limited in the Brong Ahafo region has held its fifteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Kukuom during the weekend.

ASUNAFO S:
Nana Kwaku Oppong is the 2014 district best farmer
Monday, December 08 2014

A 62 year old Nana Kwaku Oppong from Attakrom a farming community in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo has been adjudged as the overall District Best Farmer.

AKATSI N:
DCE proposes agriculture focused bank
Monday, December 08 2014

Mr James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE) has proposed an essentially agricultural sector funding Rural Bank, to tackle the very low access of farmers to credit in the area.

GA EAST:
We all need to patronize backyard garden- MCE
Monday, December 08 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ga East Municipal Assembly, John Kwao Sackey says promoting backyard gardens in individual homes will give impetus for Ghanaians to patronize our locally produced foods which are more nutritious.

OFFINSO N:
Assembly commissions magistrate court
Monday, December 08 2014

In furtherance of the Judicial Service policy to bring justice to the door step of the people, the Offinso North District Assembly achieved the request by her Ladyship the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood in putting up a Magistrate Court in the Offinso North District, Akomadan, the District capital to make the justice delivery system accessible to the people.

EJISU J:
Farmers honoured
Monday, December 08 2014

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region on Friday December 5, honoured 15 farmers engaged in crop and animal production to mark the 30th National Farmers’ Day celebration under the theme: “Eat what You Grow,”

ENERGY:
VRA to start using Jubilee gas by end of December
Tuesday, December 09 2014

The VRA has said that it will be able to receive and utilize the full volume of gas produced from the Jubilee Field when TICO thermal plants in Takoradi become operational by close of the year.

BUILSA N:
Kori Youth Association unveils new drums
Tuesday, December 09 2014

Kori Youth Association (KOYA), an Accra and Tema-based association of people from Kori in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region, has inaugurated a new set of traditional drums.

MAMPRUGO M:
Parents advised to educate disabled children
Tuesday, December 09 2014

Mr Paul Apanga, Northern Regional Director of Education, has advised parents to offer their disabled children the needed education compared to those without disabilities to ensure that they do not grow up to become liabilities.

GYEEDA SCANDAL:
Govt reclaims GH¢ 14.5 million illegally paid cash
Tuesday, December 09 2014

Government says it has retrieved 14.5 million Ghana cedis as part of the illegal money paid to contractors of the erstwhile Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA).

EJISU J:
Development on course
Tuesday, December 09 2014

Ejisu-Juaben Municipal is one of the political entities in the Ashanti Region. It is a district known internationally for its rich cultural heritage and tourism attractions.

BIA W:
District to get fire station soon
Tuesday, December 09 2014

The Bia West District Assembly in the Western Region has been allocated a new fire tender by the government.

ECONOMICS:
NCA denies increase in communication tariffs
Tuesday, December 09 2014

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has denied reports that telecommunication tariffs in Ghana will be increased by about 50 percent next year.

AMA:
Gov’t urged to support MMDA’s to evacuate refuse
Wednesday, December 10 2014

The Government has been urged to support Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to evacuate refuse in their areas on daily basis.

NKORANZA S:
Fun club donates to assembly
Wednesday, December 10 2014

A welfare and business organisation under the name ‘God is Love Fun Club’ has donated farming implements worth GHS2,500 to the Nkoranza South District Assembly to support the Municipality’s just-ended Farmers Day programme.

SOCIAL:
District Elections slated for March 3, 2015
Wednesday, December 10 2014

The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed Tuesday, March 3, 2015 to conduct District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections throughout the country.

PARLIAMENT:
Parliament approves GHs 290,983,972 for Local Gov’t Mins, MMDAs
Wednesday, December 10 2014

Parliament has approved a total of Two Hundred and Ninety Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty- Three Thousand, Nine Hundred and Seventy Two Ghana Cedis (GHC 290,983,972) for the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

AKATSI N:
DCE blames tradition for slow progress
Wednesday, December 10 2014

Mr James Gunu, the Akatsi-North District Chief Executive, has blamed tradition partly for the many impediments in the fight against domestic violence in the country.

SOCIAL:
NADMO gets ultra-modern Web emergency Centre
Wednesday, December 10 2014

The United States Government has handed over a 300,000 dollar ultra-modern Web Emergency Operation Centre to the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in Accra.

ATEBUBU:
Stakeholders meet on cholera, ebola
Wednesday, December 10 2014

Hope for Future Generations, a nongovernmental organization with support from the Atebubu-Amantin district directorate of the Ghana Health Service has organized a day’s stakeholders meeting on cholera and ebola in Atebubu.

TECHIMAN:
Road Safety Campaign for 2014 launch
Wednesday, December 10 2014

Road Safety Education Campaign programme designed to sensitize the general public on the need to observe the Ghana’s Highway Code and traffic regulations on our roads aimed at reducing accidents and safe lives and properties has been launched in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region.

AFIGYA K:
Fire Officer bemoans rampant bushfires, calls for farmers support
Wednesday, December 10 2014

The fire officer for Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kofi Mintah, has advised farmers to support the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in combating the rampant fire outbreaks by completely putting off fires set in their farms.

ECONOMICS:
USAID lauds Ghana on agriculture policy formulation
Thursday, December 11 2014

Mr Walter Nunez-Rodriguez, USAID Chief of Party has lauded Ghana for being one of the countries that has accomplished great results in terms of agriculture on the African continent through good policy formulation.

BIA W:
8 educational projects near completion
Thursday, December 11 2014

About eight infrastructure projects in the education sector in the Bia West District in the Western region are nearing completion in various communities.

ECONOMICS:
Finance Ministry releases details of $1 bn Eurobond utilisation
Thursday, December 11 2014

In an attempt to quell controversy surrounding the status of some $1 billion Eurobond proceeds, Finance Ministry has released what appears to be full details of utilisation of the funds.

AWUTU-S E:
Chiefs of Kasoa commend President Mahama
Thursday, December 11 2014

The chiefs and people of Awutu Traditional Area, on Wednesday commended President John Dramani Mahama for initiating development projects in their locality.

BOLGATANGA:
Farmers to get support for dry season farming
Thursday, December 11 2014

The Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ghana Enhanced (CHANGE Project) implemented by Trade Aid Integrated, a Bolgatanga based non-governmental organization on Tuesday urged its beneficiary farmers to go into dry season farming as it had funds to support them.

NKORANZA S:
Kwabre SHS solicits for support
Thursday, December 11 2014

Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Board Chairman of Kwabre Senior High School (SHS) at Akuma in the Nkoranza Municipality has appealed to the Municipal Assembly to relieve the school of its numerous infrastructural challenges.

CAPE COAST:
Moree Sec/Tech appeals for infrastructural assistance
Thursday, December 11 2014

Authorities of the Moree Secondary/Technical School near Cape Coast, have made an urgent appeal to the central government and corporate bodies, to help address the inadequate infrastructure facing the institution.

KETA:
Communities urged to revive communal labour spirit
Thursday, December 11 2014

The Executive Director of The Young Shall Grow International (TYSGI), Mr Silvanus Vordzorgbe has observed that the waning communal spirit among Ghanaians is retarding the growth and development of the nation.

HEALTH:
National Sanitation Day Campaign must succeed - Minister
Friday, December 12 2014

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development says the ministry would do whatever is possible to ensure the success of the National Sanitation Day campaign exercise.

EDUCATION:
Increase budgetary allocation to school feeding programme – MP
Friday, December 12 2014

The Parliamentary committee on local government and rural development wants the Ministry of Finance to increase the budgetary allocation for the school feeding programme. 

HO:
Gov’t Is Not Taking Voltarians For Granted
Friday, December 12 2014

Madam Helen Ntoso, Volta Regional Minister, on Thursday said the region was receiving its “fair share” of projects in areas like roads, health, agriculture and education and was not being taken for granted.

EKUMFI:
Report PWDs who beg - DCE orders
Saturday, December 13 2014

District Chief Executive (DCE) of Ekumfi in the Central region, Ibrahim Kweku Dawson, has asked people from the area to report Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) who beg in and around the district for the assembly to take up the necessary plenary measures against them.

TECHIMAN:
Commission undertakes outreach programme
Saturday, December 13 2014

The Techiman Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has begun an outreach programme to educate the electorate on the forthcoming Metropolitan, Municipal and District assembly elections in five communities in the Techiman Municipality.

TMA:
Go into farming - Cattle farmer urges youth
Saturday, December 13 2014

The Tema Metropolitan Best Cattle Farmer, Alhaji Bukare Bande, has called on the youth to go into farming no matter the level of education they acquire.

EKUMFI:
Ekumfi MP renders account
Saturday, December 13 2014

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ekumfi Constituency in the Central region, Mr. Abeiku Crentsil, last Tuesday came face-to-face with his constituents to render accounts of his stewardship since voted into office in 2012.

CAPE COAST:
Stakeholders urged to make child protection priority
Saturday, December 13 2014

Stakeholders of a multi-sectoral committee on child protection in the Central Region, have pledged to make child protection issues their topmost priority, and have called on right holders and duty bearers to do same.

TECHIMAN:
NGO assists farmers in the management of waste
Saturday, December 13 2014

Abono Organic Farming Project (ABOFAP), a Techiman-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed 1,000 dustbins to 500 households at Forikrom in the Techiman Municipality to collect organic waste for recycling into compost for use as organic manure.

HO:
Local government must revolve around chieftaincy
Sunday, December 14 2014

Some Civil Society Advocates in Volta Region said it is time the chieftaincy institution is brought from the margins to the centre of Ghana’s Local Government system.

S TONGU:
Nurses evacuated for funeral guests
Sunday, December 14 2014

Mrs. Helen Sarpong-Akorsah, South Tongu District Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has lamented about the practice among communities in the area to demand that nurses manning CHPs Compounds vacated their residential accommodations for guests during funerals.

KMA:
Man stabs 16-year-old to death after sexual intercourse
Sunday, December 14 2014

A 70-year-old man has stabbed a 16- year-old girl to death at Aboaso, near Ntonso in the Ashanti Region after allegedly raping her.

KETA:
Anyako cries for water
Monday, December 15 2014

The chiefs and people of Anyako in the Keta Municipality in the Volta Region have appealed to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing to authorise the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), to take over the management of the Anyako water system.

CAPE COAST:
Deprived orphanage gets support
Monday, December 15 2014

Staff of Global Solutions Limited, an IT-service company with presence in Accra, has gone to the aid of the Countryside Children’s Welfare Home -- a shelter for orphans in the Central Region -- by providing it with assorted household provisions to help in the home’s daily running.

SOCIAL:
3 Students perished in accident at Okponglo
Monday, December 15 2014

Three students of the University of Professional Studies (UPS) and Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) have died after slamming their salon car into a stationary truck at Okponglo, on the Legon-Madina Road, in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Bonyase witch camp set for closure today
Monday, December 15 2014

One of six witch camps in the northern part of Ghana will be permanently closed down today, Monday December 15, 2014.

AGONA W:
Akyem Bosome chiefs pledge allegiance to Omanhene
Monday, December 15 2014

Fifty-Three traditional rulers, including kingmakers in the Akyem Bosome Traditional Area in the Eastern Region, have pledged their unflinching support for the paramount chief of the area, Okotwaasuo Kantamanto Oworae Agyekum III.

TMA:
Assembly calls on residents to live in peace
Tuesday, December 16 2014

Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has held its first ever Merifest Festival with a call on residents to live in peace and harmony in the metropolis.

NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua Nursing Training School appeals for boys’ hostel
Tuesday, December 16 2014

The Koforidua Nursing and Midwifery Training College, has appealed to stakeholders, organizations and philanthropists, to assist the college to put up a boys’ hostel, to enable the college to admit more students.

NEW JUABEN:
Assembly inaugurates Task Force
Friday, December 26 2014

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a 12-member task force to manage the relationship between drivers, traders and passengers at lorry parks in the municipality.

CAPE COAST:
Assembly drags sanitation offenders to court
Tuesday, December 16 2014

Six persons were on Monday arraigned by the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) for various sanitation offences.

ASIKUMA:
DCE charged police to increase security during yuletide
Tuesday, December 16 2014

District Chief Executive of the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District in the Central Region, Samuel Adom Botchway has charged the district police administration to intensify patrols both day and night during this festive season to ensure the safety of the people.

AMANSIE C:
DCE grateful to chiefs for support
Tuesday, December 16 2014

District Chief Executive of the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region, Emmanuel Dede Appiah has extended his appreciation to the chiefs and people of Jacobu for their support in making his administration operate effectively.

ATEBUBU:
CLHWS trained in disease surveillance
Tuesday, December 16 2014

World Vision Ghana through its SATISFY project has organized a day’s training programme on disease surveillance for about 20 Community Livestock Health Workers CLHWs in Atebubu.

BIA W:
Stakeholders briefed on erratic power supply
Tuesday, December 16 2014

Officials at the Electricity Company of Ghana in the Bia West District in the Western Region have appealed for patients while government and other agencies in the power sector finds solution to the power problems in the country.

SOCIAL:
African Development Bank to support trans-boundary water project
Wednesday, December 17 2014

The African Development Bank is providing a grant of 2.124 million euros for the feasibility studies into Sogakope-Lome Trans-Boundary Water Supply Project to promote bilateral relationship between the two countries.

GOMOA E:
BNI must investigate AIDS Commission, Joyce Mensah-MP
Wednesday, December 17 2014

Former Deputy Minister of Children, Gender and Social Protection has called on the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) to step into the raging controversy between the Ghana Aids Commission and Joyce Dzidzor Mensah.

AMANSIE C:
DCE honoured by chief of Donkoase
Wednesday, December 17 2014

The District Chief Executive of Amansie Central District of Ashanti,  Emmanuel Dede Appiah has been honoured by the chiefs and the people of Donkoase in the Amansie Central District.

ASIKUMA:
Don’t punish students over unapproved fees-DCE
Wednesday, December 17 2014

District Chief Executive of the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District in the Central Region, Samuel Adom Botchway has directed heads of second cycle institutions in the district to halt any move to prevent students from writing examinations because they could not pay their teacher motivational fee.

JOMORO:
Jomoro District Assembly approves 2015 budget
Wednesday, December 17 2014

The Jomoro District Assembly has approved its 2015 annual composite budget to the tone of 7,656,123.46 Ghana Cedis for the development of the district.

AMA:
Buildings on sewerage lines in Dansoman to be demolished
Thursday, December 18 2014

Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has served notices to residents of Dansoman who had erected buildings on the sewerage lines to immediately demolish them.

AWUTU SENYA E:
Chief wants Kasoa boundary problem resolved
Thursday, December 18 2014

Nii Kwashie Gborlor IV, Chief of Ngleshie Amanfrom, has appealed to the Government to urgently rectify the administrative and regional boundaries between Greater Accra and Central Regions.

TAMALE:
UNICOF donates to Nyohini Children’s Home
Thursday, December 18 2014

The Union of Industrial Commerce and Finance Workers (UNICOF) has presented items valued at GH¢2,000 to the Nyohini Children’s home in the Tamale metropolis.

BIRIM C:
Basic schools improve performance in BECE
Friday, December 19 2014

Basic schools in the Birim Central Municipality had improved their performance at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) from 53.7 per cent in 2013 to 71.2 per cent in 2014.

TMA:
13 Tema sub-chiefs gazetted
Friday, December 19 2014

Tema Traditional Authority has gazetted into its Council thirteen (13) sub-chiefs with a call on them to help the Paramount Chief, Nii Adjei Krakue II, to succeed.

GA S:
Gbawe/Mallam community gets street lights
Friday, December 19 2014

One hundred and thirty street lights have been installed in the Gbawe/Mallam community in the Ga South municipality near Accra.

KETA:
Ghanaians will appreciate work of gov’t next year-Tornyeava
Friday, December 19 2014

Municipal Chief Executive of the Keta Municipal Assembly, Sylvester Tornyeava has expressed optimism that people’s perception about the performance of the Mahama led NDC government will change from next year.

EJISU J:
Dr. Sarpong charges Ghanaians to tackle sanitation
Friday, December 19 2014

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr Samuel Yaw Sarpong has charged Ghanaians to tackle the poor sanitation issues in the country with all seriousness.

EFFUTU:
Municipal Immigration Service devises plan to deal with Child labour
Friday, December 19 2014

The Effutu Municipal Immigration Service has tightened up efforts to strategically help the municipality deal with the issue of Child labour and trafficking.

SUAMAN:
Assembly prepares district’s Medium Term Development Plan
Saturday, December 20 2014

The Suaman District Assembly is advancing a Medium Term Development Plan that would help guide the conduct of activities and operations in the district in development matters.

KMA:
NDC elects new National Executives today
Saturday, December 20 2014

Over 4,000 delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress will today (Saturday), December 20 go to the polls to elect new National Executives to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.

ASANTE A SOUTH:
Assembly takes measures to boost revenue
Saturday, December 20 2014

The Asante-Akim South District Assembly is building a lorry terminal at Obogu as part of step-up efforts to increase its revenue.

KMA:
Don’t give stools and skins to people with no titles to them
Sunday, December 21 2014

The Wulugu Naba, Naa Professor John S. Nabila, President of the National House of Chiefs (NHC), has asked king-makers not to give vacant stools and skins to people, who have no legitimate titles to them.

POLITICS:
NDC congress: Portuphy is new NDC chairman
Sunday, December 21 2014

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is heading into the 2016 elections with a new national chairman, Kofi Portuphy.

N JUABEN:
District Assemblies directed to resolve conflicts
Monday, December 22 2014

Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, Eastern Regional Minister, has directed all Districts Assemblies in the region to reactivate all statutory committees and sub committees of the Assemblies to enhance public participation in the decentralization programme.

ADENTAN:
NGO gives basic school borehole
Monday, December 22 2014

Multiple Concept Group (MCG), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has constructed a borehole for the Nii Sowa Din Memorial School at Ashaley-Botwey in Accra to solve the water problem that the school faced.

BEKWAI:
New Kokofu queenmother installed
Monday, December 22 2014

A colourful ceremony has taken place at Kokofu in the Bekwai District in the Ashanti Region at which the newly-installed queenmother of the town was introduced to the people.

AMA:
Passion for the Needy donates to needy institutions
Monday, December 22 2014

Passion for the Needy, a charitable organization for Prophet TB Joshua, has donated three sewing machines to students of the tailoring department of the Accra Rehabilitation Centre and one for the Centre.

KETA:
Residents grateful for road projects
Monday, December 22 2014

Residents of Agorbledokui in the Keta Municipality could not hide their joy for the road projects under construction in the area.

AMANSIE C:
More communities hooked to electricity grid
Monday, December 22 2014

Residents in communities newly connected to the national electricity grid in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region have been advised to put the electricity into productive ventures to bring income to them to enable them to pay their bills on time to avoid disconnection.

KMA:
Minister calls for concerted effort to keep nation clean
Monday, December 22 2014

Mr. Julius Debrah, the Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) Minister, has said it was important to combine efforts to keep the country clean and rid it of filth.

EFFUTU:
Massive expansion of Winneba water project shortly
Monday, December 22 2014

A draft document of development projects to be prosecuted between 2014 and 2017 to improve social infrastructure for the benefit of Effutu residents has been released by the assembly.

EKUMFI:
MP donates two ambulances to health facilities
Tuesday, December 23 2014

The Member of Parliament for Ekumfi constituency, in the Central region, Abeiku Crentsil has donated 2 brand new Hyundai Ambulances to two health facilities in his enclave.

NSAWAM:
Construction firm presents classroom block to community
Tuesday, December 23 2014

Koans Building Solutions Limited, has presented a three-unit classroom block to the Akuffokrom L/A Primary and Junior High School, near Pampaso in the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality of the Eastern Region.

KETA:
Forty-five new bedsitter houses completed
Tuesday, December 23 2014

Some forty-five new residential houses under the Keta Sea Defence project have been completed in the Keta Municipality.

BIRIM C:
Birim Central is self sufficient in food -MIS Officer
Tuesday, December 23 2014

Mr Francis Ahiamatah, Management Information Services Officer of the Birim Central Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has promised that the Municipality was self-sufficient in food production this year.

ASUNAFO N:
MCE inspects projects – satisfied with state of progress
Wednesday, December 24 2014

The Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has inspected some ongoing development projects in the municipality.

AMANSIE C:
Jacobu SHTS gets science laboratory
Wednesday, December 24 2014

A new general laboratory complex has been inaugurated for the Jacubo Senior High Technical School in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region.

OFFINSO:
Police step up crime fight
Wednesday, December 24 2014

The Offinso police have scaled-up its crime prevention effort to assure the people including traders and travelers of adequate security cover, especially during the Yuletide.

BEREKUM:
MCE cautions against bushfires
Wednesday, December 24 2014

Residents in the Berekum Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region have been cautioned to be careful in handling fire to avoid fire outbreaks.

EJISU J:
Minister Inaugurates Projects in Ejisu-Juaben
Wednesday, December 24 2014

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr. Samuel Yaw Sarpong has commissioned a number of projects in the Ejisu-Juaben municipality in the Ashanti Region. 

MAMPRUGO M:
Five communities in Mamprugu get power
Wednesday, December 24 2014

Five communities in the Mamprugu Moaduri District of the Northern Region have been connected to the national electricity grid under the government’s rural electrification programme.

KETA:
Agortoe residents laud establishment of CHPS centre
Wednesday, December 24 2014

It was with excitement that people of Agortoe, a community in the Keta Municipality narrated the relief the establishment of a clinic in the area has brought to them.

DORMAA:
Assembly to hold party for members
Wednesday, December 24 2014

There was spontaneous applause and excitement from assembly members when Mr. Gordon Asubonteng, the Municipal Chief Executive for Dormaa Municipality, announced that a cow would be slaughtered and used to prepare a sumptuous meal for them.

WA:
UW Zoomlion intensifies disinfestation exercise
Wednesday, December 24 2014

The Upper West Regional Vector Control Officer of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Mr Ezekiel Ayamga, has given an assurance that the company will continue with its disinfestation exercise to get rid of disease-causing insects in the region.

KETA:
MP donates to communities
Thursday, December 25 2014

The Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency in the Keta Municipal Assembly, Richard Quashigah has donated two LED television sets to Keta Ward as part of his contribution towards improving entertainment in the area.

ATEBUBU:
WVI holds performance review meeting on SATISFY project
Thursday, December 25 2014

The World Vision International (WVI), and Atebubu Development Programme (ADP) have organized a day’s performance review meeting with stakeholders on the Systems Approach to Improve and Sustain Food Security (SATISFY) project.

OFFINSO N:
Assembly honours hard working staff
Thursday, December 25 2014

Some hard working workers in the Offinso North District have been honoured for their immense contributions towards the development of the district.

ENERGY:
Minister of Power talks tough on energy crisis
Thursday, December 25 2014

Dr Kwabena Donkor, Minister of Power, says he is embarrassed of the frequent power outages the country is experiencing.

ECONOMICS:
Electricity and water tariffs unchanged for 1st Quarter 2015
Thursday, December 25 2014

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission has announced that existing Electricity and Water tariffs would remain unchanged for January-March 2015.

ASUNAFO S:
CWSA provides health centre with KVIP
Friday, December 26 2014

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) have provided the Kukuom Health Centre in the Asunafo South District with a five-seater Kumasi Ventilated Improved Pit (KVIP) to help improve the environmental and sanitary conditions of the facility.

TAMALE:
Churches mark Christmas
Friday, December 26 2014

Most churches in the Tamale Metropolis on Wednesday night held various worship programmes, including festival of nine lessons and carols, to herald the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

N JUABEN:
Second lady donates to children’s ward
Saturday, December 27 2014

The Second Lady, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur has presented assorted items including fruits, drinks, biscuits, toys and writing materials to the Children’s Ward of the Koforidua Regional Hospital.

BOSOME F:
Put premium on environmental sanitation - Debrah
Saturday, December 27 2014

Mr. Julius Debrah, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has asked Ghanaians to put premium on environmental sanitation to prevent diseases.

DORMAA:
Rehabilitation of Municipal Library underway
Saturday, December 27 2014

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly library at Dormaa Ahenkro is undergoing renovation to make it more conducive for people to use and derive the best from it.

BONGO:
LEAP beneficiaries expands
Sunday, December 28 2014

The Bongo District Assembly in the Upper East Region under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Expansion programme, disbursed GH₵357,666.00 to 1,803 beneficiaries in 835 households this year.

EDUCATION:
Education Ministry rolls out plan to transform polytechnics into universities
Sunday, December 28 2014

Stakeholders in the education sector are set to meet early next month to discuss a draft bill on transforming polytechnics into technical universities.

KMA:
More police stations in Ashanti to reduce crime in 2015
Sunday, December 28 2014

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has outlined its vision for 2015 and beyond which include rolling out new police stations in every jurisdiction.

BONGO:
LEAP expands beneficiaries
Monday, December 29 2014

 The Bongo District Assembly in the Upper East Region under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Expansion programme, disbursed GHS357,666.00 to 1,803 beneficiaries in 835 households this year.

EFFUTU:
Handle electrical appliances well-MCE to residents
Monday, December 29 2014

Nii Ephraim, Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, has cautioned people in the municipality against poor handling of electrical appliances in their homes and workplaces.

WA:
Police hunt for suspects in Wa ’conflict’
Monday, December 29 2014

The Police and Military are maintaining a heavy presence in Wa following clashes between two communities over land that left one woman dead and three wounded.

BAWKU:
Bolga-Tumu road to be reshaped by 2016-President Mahama
Monday, December 29 2014

President John Mahama has assured that by the year 2016, the Bolga-Tumu stretch will be reshaped to improve transportation on that road.

STMA:
Manage land judiciously – Minister to chiefs
Monday, December 29 2014

Mr Alfred Ekwow Gyan, Deputy Western Regional Minister, has called on chiefs to manage lands under their disposal judiciously for future generation to benefit from the dividends of the investment.

BOSOMTWE:
Work moves steadily on Kumasi Compost Plant
Monday, December 29 2014

Work is progressing on the Kumasi Compost Plant, located at Adagya, in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region.

KETU S:
Eleven arrested in swoop at Aflao
Monday, December 29 2014

Eleven suspected criminals were on Tuesday rounded up in a police swoop at what police said were suspected criminal dens at Aflao and Denu in the Volta Region.

GOMOA W:
Chief warns citizens against bushfires
Tuesday, December 30 2014

Nana Twumasi Owuya III, Tufohene of Gomoa-Sampa, has appealed to people in the area to desist from indiscriminate setting of fires.

EDUCATION:
USAID awards Partnership for Education project
Tuesday, December 30 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Ghana, has awarded its flagship education project, “Partnership for Education: Learning”, to FHI 360, an international human development NGO.

KETA:
Assembly improves structures at market centres, lorry parks
Tuesday, December 30 2014

Economic infrastructure development is an essential factor to the quest for poverty reduction in every community.

DORMAA:
6 institutional latrines for schools
Tuesday, December 30 2014

Six institutional latrines are under construction in six selected schools in the Dormaa municipality.

EKUMFI:
Former MP supports community on street lighting system
Tuesday, December 30 2014

A former Member of Parliament for Ekumfi in the Central Region,Mr George Kuntu-Blankson has moved to the support of Ekumfi-Soprodu, a small farming community in the district.

SOCIAL:
President to deliver New Year Message at 7pm
Wednesday, December 31 2014

President John Dramani Mahama will today deliver his New Year Message to the people of Ghana at 7pm on Ghana Television (GTV).

ECONOMICS:
Banks demanding accounts before NSS persons are paid
Wednesday, December 31 2014

Personnel of the National Service Scheme (NSS) have been asked by the commercial banks to open an account with them before their monthly allowances could be paid.

ECONOMICS:
Vegetables farmers complying with international standards
Wednesday, December 31 2014

Vegetable farmers in Ghana producing for export and export companies are increasingly complying with quality and safety standards in line with international market requirements, a study by GhanaVeg has confirmed.