SOCIAL:
Technocrats must speak up – Kufuor
Tuesday, December 01 2015

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has charged academics and technocrats in the country to come out of their shells and speak out on the direction the nation is going in order to save the country.

Bibiani
Assembly fails to break stalemate over PM election
Tuesday, December 01 2015

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly has for the third time failed to break the stalemate over the election of its Presiding Member (PM).

AKATSI N:
Agormor CHPS centre to be upgraded in health centre
Tuesday, December 01 2015

Plans are under way to upgrade the Agormor community-based health planning and service (CHPS) centre in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region into health centre.

Gomoa West
registers out of school children
Tuesday, December 01 2015

The Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) in the Gomoa West District, with the Gomoa West District Assembly, has registered 59 out of school children, between eight and 15 years, to complementary Basic Education programme at Apam.

N JUABEN:
Pupils in Koforidua trained in Computer Programming ICT in Ghana
Tuesday, December 01 2015

Twenty pupils selected from public basic schools in Koforidua have been trained in Computer Programming and Software applications, to improve their understanding of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) studies.

MPOHOR:
Adum Banso Area Council nears completion
Tuesday, December 01 2015

In a bid to promote good governance in all areas of the district, the Mpohor District Assembly is putting up a new Area Council Office Building at Adum Banso one of the communities in the district.
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HO W:
“Tsibou” teachers’ quarters completed
Tuesday, December 01 2015

Teachers of Tsibou, a community in the Ho West District of the Volta Region have been boosted with the construction of a four-number teacher quarters facility.

GOMOA W:
Mumford-Ayensuano connected to national grid
Tuesday, December 01 2015

Mumford-Ayensuano, a farming community in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region, has after several years of waiting, been connected to the national electricity grid.

SOCIAL:
Asantehene, 28 others honoured for contributing to development
Tuesday, December 01 2015

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and his wife, Lady Julia, have been honored alongside 27 other individuals – chiefs, politicians, educationists and captains of industry, for their singular contribution to the socio-economic progress of the society.

Asutifi North
Assembly to boost revenue
Friday, December 04 2015

The Asutifi North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region is to reactivate a revenue taskforce, develop a data base for all businesses and introduce stickers for commercial vehicles to improve revenue mobilization for the districts development.

BIRIM N:
Newmont donates to support Farmers day
Friday, December 04 2015

District Chief Executive of the Birim North District, Mr. Paul Dadzie Aboagye has commended the Management of Newmont Ghana Limited for acknowledging the important roles farmers play in the development of the country.

KWAHU E:
Work on two school block near completion
Thursday, December 03 2015

Nkwatia SDA Junior High School and Bokuruwa School have their classroom blocks replaced with modern classroom block.

New Juaben distributes 200 street lights
Thursday, December 03 2015

As part of measures to beef up security in the Municipality, the New Juben Municipal Assembly has presented 200 street lights and it accessories to 54 elected Assembly Members.

BUSINESS:
MTN wins 4G Spectrum license
Thursday, December 03 2015

MTN Ghana has won one of the 2x10MHz spectra blocks in the 800MHz spectrum suitable for 4G service.

HO:
Farmers lament over bad rice seeds
Thursday, December 03 2015

The Ho cluster of rice farmers on Wednesday complained about poor quality of rice seeds from the Rice Sector Support Project of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA).

Jomoro Assembly
cannot pay ex-gratia now - DCD
Wednesday, December 02 2015

Payment of ex-gratia allowances to the immediate past Assembly Members of Jomoro in the Western Region has been suspended indefinitely, pending reimbursement of 40,000 Ghana Cedis the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum owes the Assembly.

GOMOA W:
DCE calls for policies to prevent child abuse
Wednesday, December 02 2015

Mr. Theophilus Aidoo – Mensah, the District Chief Executive of Gomoa West has challenged all policy makers to help develop and implement policies that seek to prevent exploitation and abuse of children in the country.

ATEBUBU:
Satisfy project supports farmers day
Wednesday, December 02 2015

World Vision Ghana WVG through the SATISFY project has presented some agricultural impute to the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly in support of this year’s national Farmers Day celebration in the district.

AFIGYA K:
Atimatim D/A teachers, pupils frustrated over poor infrastructure
Wednesday, December 02 2015

Some teachers and pupils of Atimatim D/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region have made a passionate appeal to stakeholders to assist the school with adequate classrooms to help improve teaching and learning.

Amansie Central
celebrates World Aids day
Thursday, December 03 2015

The Amansie Central District Assembly has observed the World AIDS Day at Jacobu the District Capital.

ADAKLU:
FWCF donate to Wumenu D/A Basic School
Wednesday, December 02 2015

Friends of Wumenu Community Farm-FWCF, a Scotland UK based non-governmental organization (NGO) has donated items worth sixteen thousand, three hundred and forty-six cedis, and eight – six pesewas (Ghc 16,346.86) to the Wumenu D/A Basic School.

ENERGY:
VRA to shut down one turbine
Wednesday, December 02 2015

Power generation from the Akosombo Dam is ex­pected to drop from the current 520 megawatts to 390 megawatts due to a drop in water level.

E AKIM:
Govt on course to improve infrastructure at health training institutions- ER Minister
Friday, December 04 2015

The Saviour Church Health Assistant Training College at Osiem in the Eastern Region has held its maiden matriculation for 486 students comprising 410 females and 76 males.

Ga East Municipal
celebrates World AIDS Day
Friday, December 04 2015

Mr John Kwao Sackey, Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, has called for the formation of functional adolescent clubs in basic schools to train pupils and teachers to serve as peer educators.

Farmers’ Day celebration:
Go beyond gifts - GAWU urges
Saturday, December 05 2015

The General Agricultural Workers Union is questioning the relevance of the kinds of awards given farmers for their hardwork and dedication over the past years.

AKATSI N:
Divine Kplormdo, 24 other farmers honoured
Saturday, December 05 2015

Mr. Divine Kplormdo and 24 other farmers in the Akatsi North District in the Volta region were honoured for their hard work in feeding the people in the district and the country.

ATIWA:
Mr. Nimako Yusif is district best farmer
Monday, December 07 2015

A 50 year old man Mr. Nimako Yusif, of Akyem Tumfa has been crowned the 2015 overall best farmer in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.

UPPER D E:
MCE commends farmers over increasing food production
Monday, December 07 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Upper Denkyira East, Mrs. Emelia Ankomah has commended farmers in the area for their significant role in not only providing food consumption but also raw materials to feed our industries.

GA C:
Yaw Genesis crowned municipal best farmer
Monday, December 07 2015

Mr. Yaw Genesis of “Genesis Tourist Organic farms” in Ablekuma was adjudged the best farmer for the Ga Central Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

New Juaben
honoured 20 gallant farmers
Saturday, December 05 2015

Twenty farmers have been awarded in the New Juaben Municipality for their meritorious contribution towards national development in Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

KEEA:
KEEA Assembly directs institutions to formulate sanitation bye-laws
Saturday, December 05 2015

The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Assembly of the Central Region has distributed a total of 157 litter bins to some key public institutions in the municipality and has given them a two-week ultimatum to formulate their own sanitation bye laws.

Akatsi-North
District kick-starts HIV/AIDS services
Sunday, December 06 2015

The Akatsi North District has given 1,000 HIV/AIDS test kits to five health facilities to begin HIV-AIDS Testing and Counseling in the area.

AMANSIE C:
49 year old farmer, Samuel Fosu Mensah wins district best farmer
Sunday, December 06 2015

A 49 year old farmer, Mr. Samuel Fosu Mensah was adjudged the district best farmer in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region at the 31 farmers’ day celebration.

ECONOMICS
Fisheries Industry ready to expand - Minister
Sunday, December 06 2015

Ms. Hanny Sherry Ayittey, Deputy Minister in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture on Friday said a major breakthrough had been made in the fisheries industry to expand production and combat illegal, unprotected and unregulated fishing in the country.

KUMAWU:
Yakubu Fuseini, 38 is District best farmer
Monday, December 07 2015

A thirty-eight year old farmer, Yakubu Fuseini from Bodomase was adjudged the district best farmer for Sekyere Kumawu District.

Amansie West
honours farmers
Monday, December 07 2015

Mr.  John Kwaku Tonto, 45 emerged the overall district best farmer and was awarded alongside 23 other farmers who performed very well during the period in the cultivation of various crops.

Ejura-Sekyedumase
approves 2016 budget
Monday, December 07 2015

The Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipal Assembly at its first sitting at Ejura, has approved the Composite budget of GH¢7,513,370.11 to finance developmental projects and programmes of the Municipality.

EDUCATION
Gov’t abolishes ’teacher motivation’ allowance
Monday, December 07 2015

Government has announced it will sanction heads of public Schools who defy its directive not to charge teacher motivation allowance.

SOCIAL:
Electricity, Water up 59.2 and 67.2 percent
Monday, December 07 2015

The Public Utility and Regulatory Commission has announced over 60 percent hike in electricity and water tariffs.

SOCIAL:
Kufuor turns 77 today
Tuesday, December 08 2015

Ghana’s former president John Agyekum Kufuor turns 77 today - December 8, 2015.

SOCIAL:
PURC defends tariff increment
Tuesday, December 08 2015

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has defended its tariff increment to the various utility providers.

SEKYERE A P:
Abdullai Akuraa, 45, adjudged district best farmer
Tuesday, December 08 2015

A forty-five year old Abdullai Akuraa was adjudged the  best farmer for Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region.

ASUTIFI N:
Mrs. Margaret crowned best farmer
Tuesday, December 08 2015

The Asutifi North District Assembly has celebrated its 31st Farmers’ Day at Gambia No.1 awarding 23 hardworking men and women for their contribution to agriculture in the district.

UPPER D E:
Amoafo CHPs compound nears completion
Tuesday, December 08 2015

Work on a new community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound at Amoafo in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality is said to be nearing completion.

S DAYI:
Service personnel join sanitation day exercise
Tuesday, December 08 2015

The National Service Personnel in the South Dayi District last Saturday joined Zoomlion and the community to observe National Sanitation Day Exercise in the District Capital Kpeve.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to invest GHs 10million into training dressmakers, masonry, carpentry
Tuesday, December 08 2015

Government plans to invest up to GHs10million to train young walkabouts in dressmaking, masonry and carpentry.

STMA:
Assembly fails to elect PM after 6th attempt
Tuesday, December 08 2015

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has failed at the sixth attempt to elect a Presiding Member to facilitate the business of the Assembly.

Bia West
approves 2016 composite budget
Tuesday, December 08 2015

The Bia West Assembly unanimously approved and adopted the composite budget estimate for the 2016 Fiscal Year.

ELLEMBELLE:
Assembly yearns to improve education
Tuesday, December 08 2015

In a bid to enhance teaching and learning in the Ellembelle District Assembly is putting up a 3-unit classroom block for the Ngalekyi Junior High School (JHS) in the district.

EDUCATION:
Children under school feeding program to be registered onto NHIS
Wednesday, December 09 2015

From January 2016 every child under the school feeding program will be registered on the National Health Insurance scheme, the Gender Ministry has said.

SOCIAL:
CDD-Ghana reprimands MMDAs on social auditing
Wednesday, December 09 2015

Policy Research Think Tank, the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that an average of 73% Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies failed to organize the mandatory public hearing sessions during the planning processes of the Medium Term Development policy framework for the 2014/17.

Atebubu
marks World Aids Day
Wednesday, December 09 2015

A procession of school pupils through the principal streets of Atebubu and a forum marked this year’s celebration of ‘World Aids Day’ in the Atebubu-Amantin district.

AMANSIE W:
Mr. Thomas Kofi Anokye supports 3 schools
Monday, December 14 2015

A 45year old businessman, Mr. Kofi Anokye alias Wofa Badu has donated items worth about 55, 000 Ghana cedis to three schools in the Amansie West district of the Ashanti region.

BOSOMTWE
Sawua nurses’ quarters complete
Monday, December 14 2015

The Bosomtwe district Assembly has redeem its pledge to the Sawua community with the completion of the nurses’ quarters.

TANO S:
Cocoa farmers to receive more seedlings next season
Monday, December 14 2015

The Tano South District Chief Executive, Mr. Bukari  Zakari  Anaba has hinted that, beginning next year farming season, COCOBOD will distribute 650,000 seedlings to farmers in Bechem  Zone of the district, 250,000 to Techimantia  Zone and 200,000 to Derma zone.

BIRIM N:
Newmont Foundation awards scholarships to 938 students
Monday, December 14 2015

The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDeS), has awarded scholarships to a total of 938 needy second cycle and tertiary students from its 10 operating communities, to further their education at a cost 1,017,048.37 Ghana Cedis within one year of its inauguration.

ECONOMICS:
Norwegian Newspaper Publication False...Kwabena Donkor Reacts
Monday, December 14 2015

STATEMENT ON FALSE PUBLICATIONS ABOUT AMERI ENERGY POWER PROJECT

The Ministry of Power has noted publications in sections of the media attributed to a Norwegian newspaper, VG. The thrust of these publications is that:

KWAHU A P N:
Farmers urged to pay back loans
Wednesday, December 09 2015

Farmers in the Kwahu Afram Plains North District have been urged to pay back loans taken from the Department of Food and Agriculture to enable Government continue other projects such as the Block Farm initiative and the fertilizer subsidy program.

GA C:
Work on new Court, Library still ongoing
Wednesday, December 09 2015

Work is assiduously ongoing to complete the construction of special courts and library to facilitate the prosecution of offenders in the area

ATEBUBU:
Andrews Owusu emerges best farmer for 2015
Wednesday, December 09 2015

Forty-five year old Andrews Owusu from Jato Zongo emerged the best farmer for the Atebubu-Amantin district for this year at the annual district best farmer awards held at Dobidi Nkwanta.

BANDA:
Invest in agriculture to set good example-Banda MP to politicians
Wednesday, December 09 2015

The Member of Parliament for Banda and Deputy Majority Whip, Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim has appealed to his colleague politicians to invest in the Agriculture sector to set as an example for the youth and the country at large.

EJURA:
About 500 aged registered under NHIS
Wednesday, December 09 2015

The Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection has registered about 500 aged people onto the National Health Insurance Scheme free of charge at Ejura in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipal of the Ashanti Region.

BOSOMTWE:
Jachie KG sch block completed
Wednesday, December 09 2015

In a bid to enhance teaching and learning in the area, the Bosomtwe District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has constructed and furnished a 3-unit KG block for Jachie, a community in the district.

TAMALE:
MCE commissions new Abattoir
Thursday, December 10 2015

The Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr. Abdul-Rahman Hanan Gundadow has commissioned a new Abattoir in Tamale, to ensure hygienic slaughtering and preservation of animals.

GA C:
Abdul Sherrif Fattah retains PM position
Thursday, December 10 2015

The Ga Central Municipality Assembly has retain Abdul Sherrif Fattah as the Presiding Member (PM)  of the Assembly for a four year term.

UPPER D E:
Dunkwa Urban Water expansion project completed
Thursday, December 10 2015

Government through the Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly has completed expansion work on the Dunkwa Urban Water project, Chief Executive for the area, Mrs. Emilia Ankomah has disclosed.

SOCIAL:
Organised Labour furious over Utility price hike
Thursday, December 10 2015

Organised Labour has waded into the fierce public condemnation of the recent upward review of utility tariffs, insisting the over 50 percent hike in water and electricity prices is wrong.

BOSOME F:
64 Year-Old Business Man wins District Best Farmer
Thursday, December 10 2015

Alhaji Kaiser Abass, a 64 year-old business man from Nsuta and 23 other farmers in the Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region were honoured for their hard work in feeding the people in the district and the country.

BIRIM N:
Stakeholders call for more investment in agriculture
Thursday, December 10 2015

Agriculture which serves as the country’s backbone has not been left unappreciated hence the institution of a day to honor the farmers in the country. This year’s event, the 31st in the was celebrated on the theme “Transfor Ghana: Invest in Agriculture”.

KPONE:
Kpone Katamanso holds regional farmers’ day
Thursday, December 10 2015

The vice President, Mr. Amissah Arthur, and Hon. Afotey Abgo The Greater Accra Regional Minister, the Greater Accra Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and other officials during an inspection of Made-in-Ghana products at the 31st Farmers Day celebration which took place at on Friday joined this year’s national farmer’s day celebration at Kpone in the Greater Accra.  The occasion was on the theme: "Transform Ghana; Invest in Agriculture."

ASUTIFI N:
Purchasing Clerks Cheating Us-Asutifi Farmers Network
Thursday, December 10 2015

The Chairman of Asutifi Farmers Network (AFN), Mr. Eric Osafo Asuoko has called on government and assemblies in their catchment area to sanction purchasing companies and clerks who adjust and manipulate their scales to cheat coca farmers.

ZABZUGU:
Assembly recommends establishment of watch dog committees
Thursday, December 10 2015

The Executive Committee of Zabzugu District Assembly has approved the establishment of community watch dog committees as legitimate bodies to support security matters in the district.

HEALTH:
Bird flu scare hits Tema
Thursday, December 10 2015

Starr News has learnt that the Tema Metropolis is handling a new case of bird flu.

AMENFI W:
Cocoa roads project will not be stalled – Veep
Friday, December 11 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has assured the people of Amenfi West, in the Western Region, that the demise of their MP, John

KRACHI W:
Govt commended for investing in Agric
Friday, December 11 2015

The District Chief Executive of Krachi West in the Volta Region, Mr. Kwame Ponye has commended government for its numerous intervention through investment to improve the agriculture sector.

HEALTH:
MoFA takes measures to contain bird flu
Friday, December 11 2015

Officials of the Epidemiology Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) last Thursday destroyed about 18,000 birds at a farm at Kpone, near Tema, on suspicion of an H1N1 Avian influenza infection.

GOMOA W:
Dawurampong to get NHIS office
Friday, December 11 2015

The Gomoa West District Assembly is constructing a new block of offices at Dawurampong to house staff of the District Health Insurance Scheme to facilitate its smooth operation in the area.

TECHIMAN:
Ghana needs GHs1.53bn to boost agric infrastructure-Minister
Friday, December 11 2015

Despite the various investments made over the years by Government and her development partners, in the agricultural sector, a wide investment gap still exist in terms of infrastructure to create the backbone to support the Middle Income Status of Ghana.

Offinso
hosts World Aids Day
Friday, December 11 2015

Mr. Tera Nyarko, the Regional M&E officer for Ghana AIDS Commission has underscore the need to show love to people living with HIV/ADID.

TANO S:
Agric Director calls for more investment in agriculture
Friday, December 11 2015

The Tano South District Director of Agriculture, Mr. Dwamena  Godfred said, this year’s theme for the farmers’ day celebration“Transform Ghana, Invest in Agriculture” is a call for more investment in the agricultural sector to transform the country’s rural economies and halt rural-urban migration.

Akatsi North
Assembly honours 3 hard working staff
Friday, December 11 2015

Hard work pays, and there is a major motivation to do more when ones efforts are recognized and appreciated.

SOCIAL:
Domestic airlines resume operations
Saturday, December 12 2015

Domestic airlines in Ghana have resumed operations at the Kotoka International Airport after days of cancelling flights due to the harsh harmattan weather.

WA E:
Assembly develops new settlement policy
Saturday, December 12 2015

The Wa East District Assembly has initiated a comprehensive development policy for new settlements in the District.

LAMBUSSIE K:
Assembly presents items to students with disabilities
Saturday, December 12 2015

The Lambussie-Karni District Assembly in the Upper West Region on Thursday presented some assorted items valued at GH₵6,169.00 to the authorities of the Wa School for the Deaf.

AKATSI N:
Assembly holds carols night and thanks giving service
Sunday, December 13 2015

Christ is indeed a unifier and brings peace to many who believe in Him.

Atebubu
Assembly approves budget for 2016
Sunday, December 13 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has held a special meeting in Atebubu at which it approved a total of ten million seven hundred and ninety-three thousand, two hundred and forty-two cedis and thirty-four pesewas (GHC 10,793,242.34) as composite budget for next year.

KADJEBI:
DCE for Kadjebi sets up anti-smuggling task force to stem cocoa smuggling.
Sunday, December 13 2015

The District Chief Executive of Kadjebi District, Jacob Asogonnde, has decried the incessant smuggling of cocoa beans from the district to neighbouring Togo.

Lambussie-Karni
Assembly presents items to students with disabilities
Sunday, December 13 2015

The Lambussie-Karni District Assembly in the Upper West Region on Thursday presented some assorted items valued at GH₵6,169.00 to the authorities of the Wa School for the Deaf.

BEREKUM:
Staff undergo training in human resource policies
Monday, December 14 2015

A training workshop on human resource policies and local government service protocols for heads of decentralized departments and staff of the Berekum Municipal Assembly has been held.

SEKYERE A P:
Govt of Japan approves construction of Hamidu Health Centre
Monday, December 14 2015

Barring any last minute changes, the woes of residents in the Hamidu community in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region in accessing health delivery would be given new breath of life aimed at improving health accessibility in the area.

BEREKUM:
Govt’s investment in Agric no surprise - MCE
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Berekum, Mr. Opoku Boakye-Yiadom says it was no surprising that government has identified modernizing and investment into agriculture as priority areas to transform the country into a middle level income status.

GA C:
Residents urged to take keen interest in proper sanitation practices
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ga Central, Aristo A. Aryee has appealed to the people to take keen interest on safe environmental sanitation practices.

UPPER D E: :
Assembly constructs 25 boreholes
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The Upper Denkyira Municipal Assembly has provided twenty-five mechanized boreholes within the last few months in some selected communities to help ease the difficulty residents go through in search of potable water.

KUMAWU:
Assembly confirms Emmanuel William Amoako as DCE
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly last Thursday voted overwhelmingly for Mr. Emmanuel William Amoako, the President nominee for the district to become the new District Chief Executive.

SEFWI W:
Female employees urged to be innovative
Tuesday, December 15 2015

Women working in the mining sector have been advised to exhibit their unique set of skills, ideas, innovation and life experiences to transform companies in which they work.

AMENFI W:
Voting underway in Amenfi by-election
Tuesday, December 15 2015

Voting has started in the by-election in Amenfi West in the Western Region.

N JUABEN
Okyenhene calls for decent campaigns
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has appealed to politicians to conduct decent campaigns and avoid politics of insults.

N JUABEN:
ER launches fire safety awareness campaign
Tuesday, December 15 2015

Statistics indicate that the Eastern Region has recorded 405 fire outbreaks between January and October this year as against 319 the whole of last year representing 27 percent increase.

UPPER D E:
Kyekyewere Community SHS nears completion
Wednesday, December 16 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Upper Denkyira East, Mrs. Emilia Ankomah has lauded current state of the new Kyekyewere Community SHS Community Senior High School, saying government’s quest to improve access to education was on course.

GOMOA W:
Residents of Gomoa Mankessim provided with KVIP
Tuesday, December 15 2015

The people of Gomoa Mankessim Electoral Area in the Gomoa West District have been provided with a 10-seater KVIP toilet.

SOCIAL:
2013 utility tariff reduction caused dumsor - PURC
Thursday, December 17 2015

The Public Affairs Director of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission has attributed the current power crisis to the reduction in tariffs in 2013.

EKUMFI:
Egyankwaa CHPs compound progressing steadily
Thursday, December 17 2015

Work on a new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Egyankwaa in the Ekumfi District in the Central Region is progressing steadily, Chief Executive for the area, Mr Ibrahim Kweku Dawson has disclosed.

GOMOA W:
Residents of Gomoa Mankessim provided with KVIP
Thursday, December 17 2015

The people of Gomoa Mankessim Electoral Area in the Gomoa West District have been provided with a 10-seater KVIP toilet.

U DENKYIRA E:
Kyekyewere Community SHS nears completion
Thursday, December 17 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Upper Denkyira East, Mrs. Emilia Ankomah has lauded current state of the new Kyekyewere Community SHS Community Senior High School, saying government’s quest to improve access to education was on course.

ASOKORE M:
MCE calls for review of criteria for selecting best farmers
Thursday, December 17 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive for Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Hon. Nurudeen Hamidan has called on the National Steering Committee of Farmers’ Day to review the criteria of selecting award winners for the urban municipalities to ensure fairness.

TECHIMAN:
MCE donates books to 12 basic schools
Thursday, December 17 2015

Mr. Philip Oppong Amponsah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman has donated 12,000 text books to 12 selected basic schools worth GH₵9,600.00. 

SOCIAL:
Gov’t extends LEAP payment on e-zwich to 185 districts
Thursday, December 17 2015

Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty Programme (LEAP) in 185 districts in the country will now receive their monies electronically on their e-zwich cards up from 13 districts.

OFFINSO:
Yussif Haruna is new MCE
Thursday, December 17 2015

Assembly Members in the Offinso Municipal Assembly has approved Mr. Yussif Haruna, the Presidents nominee for the position of the Municipal Chief Executive for the Municipality.

TAIN:
Men urged to be change agents against gender violence
Thursday, December 17 2015

The Ministry of Children, Gender and Social Protection has urged men to play a critical role in ending sexual and gender based violence in the country.

Amansie West
inaugurates Area councils, unit committees
Thursday, December 17 2015

The Amansie West district assembly successfully elected its Presiding Member and constituted the various sub-committees of the executive committees and again inaugurated the area councils and unit committees.

STMA:
47-year old consultant confirmed MCE
Friday, December 18 2015

Charlotte Otuwa Odoom,  a 47 year old consultant and an educationist, has been confirmed as Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) in the Western Region.

SOCIAL:
General elections to cost Ghana 1.2 billion – EC
Friday, December 18 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) has revealed that Ghana might spend about GHC 1.2 billion on the general elections.

THLD:
Assembly aims at completing Twifo market project
Friday, December 18 2015

The Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira District Assembly is putting up a multi-million Cedi two-storey 20 lockable stores and 250 stalls at Twifo Heman to enhance revenue generation and improve economic activities in the area.

BEREKUM:
Assembly completes “Fantentaa” small-town piping system
Friday, December 18 2015

A small-town piping system for the people of “Fantentaa” in the Berekum Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region has been completed.

BOSOMTWE:
Woarakose community gets new teachers quarters
Friday, December 18 2015

The Bosomtwe District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has completed work on a new teacher quarters facility at Woarakose, a community in the district.

HO WEST:
Assembly to occupy new office
Friday, December 18 2015

Staff of the Ho West District Assembly in the Volta Region will soon move into their newly constructed assembly office at Dzolokpuita, the district capital.

ENERGY:
Karpower barge commences power production
Saturday, December 19 2015

The Karpower ship from Turkey meant to reduce lessen the current energy crisis in the medium-term, has started producing power after it was fully connected to the national grid.

SOCIAL:
New voters’ register won’t cost $ 900m – EC
Saturday, December 19 2015

The Electoral Commission has denied media reports suggesting that the Commission will spend some 900 million dollars to compile a new voters’ register.

AMA:
Assembly elects substantive Presiding Member Mr Thomas Ashong
Saturday, December 19 2015

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has elected Mr Thomas Ashong, Darkuma North Assemblyman as Presiding Member for a four-year term.

TECHIMAN:
Police, RSC, intensifies road safety education
Sunday, December 20 2015

The Motor traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service and the Road Safety Commission (RSC) in Techiman has rolled out measures aimed at ensuring reduced, accident free, and more safety on our roads for both passengers and pedestrians.

N JUABEN:
GHs393,404.17 school project handed over to Assembly
Sunday, December 20 2015

King Dwosco Enterprise Limited, a local construction company in Koforidua has handed over a GHs 393,404.17 story block of stores and offices, Block B at the Ho station to the New Juaben Municipal Assembly in Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

ASOKORE:
Health workers train on HIV-AIDS
Sunday, December 20 2015

The district response team for HIV-AIDS related programme under the Ghana AIDS Commission has organised training and capacity building for health workers within the Municipality.

ATIWA
Assembly inaugurates Area Councils
Sunday, December 20 2015

Seven Area Councils have been inaugurated by the Atiwa district Assembly with a call on them to be more proactive and innovative in assisting the Assembly in generating the needed revenue to support the developmental activities and projects in the district.

AGONA W:
Noble Men for Peace holds third peace conference
Monday, December 21 2015

Noble Men for Peace, a peace advocate group based in Agona Swedru in the Central Region continue their campaign to help consolidate the existing peace especially as the country prepares for another election next year.

N JUABEN:
Assembly endorses Kwabina Okyere Kusi
Monday, December 21 2015

Assembly members at the New Juaben Municipal Assembly on December 17, 2015 endorsed President Mahama’s nominee Mr. Kwabina Okyere Kusi as the Municipal Chief Executive.

BOSOME F:
Assist in mobilization of revenue-DCE
Monday, December 21 2015

The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho, Hon. Kwame Adarkwah has re-echoed the called on Assembly members to complement the efforts of the assembly by assisting revenue collectors in their electoral areas in   generating more revenue rather than over-reliance on the District Assemblies’ Fund.

ATEBUBU:
Zoomlion/Jospong Group grateful to God
Monday, December 21 2015

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Jospong group of companies have organized an end of year thanksgiving service in Atebubu dubbed ‘excelling in praise and thanksgiving service 2015’.

KUMAWU:
New operation theatre inaugurated at Kumawu
Monday, December 21 2015

A new theatre has been inaugurated on Saturday December 12, 2015 at the premises of Kumawu Polyclinic.

GA C:
Assembly honours 16 workers
Monday, December 21 2015

The Ga Central Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region on Friday honoured sixteen (16) of its workers at an award ceremony held at forecourt of the assembly.

ATEBUBU:
Ghana adolescent reproductive health project trains health workers
Tuesday, December 22 2015

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has trained 25 health workers in the Atebubu-Amantin district.

Ketu North
places 2nd in mid year performance review
Tuesday, December 22 2015

The Ketu North District placed second in this years’ second quarter performance review of municipal and district assemblies in the Volta Region.

Banda district
is the fastest developing district in B/A- Minister
Tuesday, December 22 2015

The Banda District is the fastest developing district in the Brong Ahafo Region.

AHANTA W:
Re-nominated Ahanta West DCE confirmed
Tuesday, December 22 2015

The District Chief Executive for the Ahanta West District in the Western Region, Joseph Dofoyena, has been been confirmed by Assembly members after he was renominated by the President, following his removal from office in February this year [2015].

TAMALE:
Increase budget to health sector - SEND-Ghana
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Government needs to systematically increase budgetary allocations to the health sector in line with its Abuja Declaration, Mr John Nkaw, Programme Officer of SEND-Ghana, has said.

GOMOA W:
Obiri CHPs project progressing
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Government through the Nkwanta South District Assembly is constructing yet another Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound for residents of Obiri, a community in the district.

EKUMFI:
Assembly completes work on new DCE bungalow
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Work has finally completed on a new bungalow for Chief Executive of the Ekumfi District Assembly in the Central Region. 

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves GHC 300m budget for water
Tuesday, December 22 2015

Parliament has approved budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing for the 2016 fiscal year.

MPOHOR:
Adum Banso to get new sch block
Wednesday, December 23 2015

In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Mpohor District Assembly in the Western Region has awarded on construct a six unit classroom block for pupils of Adum Banso primary school

JOMORO:
Jomoro Assembly endorses President Nominee
Wednesday, December 23 2015

The Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region on Monday endorsed the President’s Nominee, Mr George William Somiah as the District Chief Executive (DCE).

HEALTH:
GMA threatens strike over threats, abuse from biomedical scientists
Wednesday, December 23 2015

Doctors at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital have served notice to government of their intention to withdraw all services to protest what they call threats and abuse at the hands of biomedical scientists at the facility.

SEKYERE A P:
Mango Foundation sponsored health center nears completion
Wednesday, December 23 2015

As expansion of health facilities to the door steps of communities continue, Issahkurom community has not been left out.

BOSOMTWE:
Teachers’ quarters at Jachie Pramso SHS completed
Wednesday, December 23 2015

A major infrastructure boost to address inadequate accommodation for teachers in the Jachie Pramso Senior High School has been completed.

Bia West
Assembly to bridge infrastructure gap
Wednesday, December 23 2015

The Bia West District Assembly is poised to improving and bridging the infrastructural gap in all sectors of the district including education, health, agriculture, road among others through the full implementation of the 2016 budget estimate.

SOCIAL:
Be mindful of what you buying this season
Wednesday, December 23 2015

As the yuletide draws closer, appetites also grow higher. And more as an obligation, people have to buy more to meet these demands for their families.

ELLEMBELLE:
Assembly completes new fire station
Wednesday, December 23 2015

A new fire station has been completed for the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) at “Nkroful” in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region.

SENE E:
First lady donates hospital items
Wednesday, December 23 2015

First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama has presented a large quantity of hospital items to some health facilities at Kajaji in the Sene East District as her contribution towards the promotion of health delivery in the area.

Govt for the people forum:
Public stunned by achievements of govt
Thursday, December 24 2015

The Chiefs and people of New Juaben Traditional Area were stunned by the sterling achievements in the first term of President Mahama’s administration.

ATEBUBU:
Red Cross provides toilet facilities for 3 communities
Thursday, December 24 2015

The Ghana Red Cross Society has provided a total of 75 toilet facilities for three communities in the Atebubu-Amantin and Pru districts of the Brong Ahafo region under the Community Based Health and First Aid CBHFA project.

DORMAA:
MCE donates to children
Thursday, December 24 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of Dormaa Municipal Assembly presented some items to children on admission at the Dormaa Presbyterian Children’s Hospital.

N JUABEN:
Assembly assures public of safety
Thursday, December 24 2015


The Assembly members for the New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region has approved and tasked the Ghana Police Service (GPS) in the Municipality to deal drastically with drug dealers and prostitutes who hide around the Freedom stores and National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Offices within the Central Business Town and the Effiduase Hotel near Koforidua GHANASS.

ATEBUBU:
First Lady supports health care delivery
Thursday, December 24 2015

The first lady Mrs. Lordina Mahama through the LORDINA FOUNDATION has presented assorted medical equipment and consumables to the Atebubu-Amantin district directorate of health in Atebubu.

BIA W:
Cocoa farmers to benefit from Mondelez Cocoa Life Project
Thursday, December 24 2015

Mr. Samuel Andoh-Owusu, District Coordinating Director of the Bia West District has announced that the district is to benefit from Mondelez Cocoa Life Project.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama calls for ceasefire in Bunkprugu
Thursday, December 24 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has renewed calls on feuding factions in the troubled Bunkprugu Traditional area in the Northern Region, to ceasefire.

THLD:
Assembly yearns to improving teaching and learning
Thursday, December 24 2015

The Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira (THLD) District Assembly in the Central Region, has completed work on a six unit classroom block at Afiaso, a farming community in the district.

SOCIAL:
Mahama attends inauguration of new Burkinabe President
Tuesday, December 29 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will this morning lead a delegation to the inauguration of the President-elect of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore.

KPONE:
Management of Western Steel upbeat about future prospects
Wednesday, December 30 2015

Management of Western Steel and Forging Limited, manufacturers of iron rods and forging of metals is hopeful of making significant improvement in their operations in the ensuing year.

BOSOME F:
Gov’t will not subvert the will of the people
Wednesday, December 30 2015

The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho Hon. Kwame Adarkwah has stated that government would never subvert the will of the people in the forthcoming general elections.

AKATSI N:
DCE inaugurates Youth Association, calls for more self help projects
Wednesday, December 30 2015

Mr. James Gunu, District Chief Executive for the Akatsi North District has reminded communities to assist in accelerating development in their communities through self help projects.

AMANSIE W:
Construction of District Fire Station begins
Wednesday, December 30 2015

A sod cutting ceremony for the construction of 280,000 district fire station at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District has taken place.

AGONA E:
2 CHPS centres near completion
Wednesday, December 30 2015

The Agona East District Assembly’s effort to cut down travelling time in accessing health delivery in two communities is fast becoming a reality.

KETU N:
Work begins on proposed district health directorate complex
Tuesday, December 29 2015

Even before actual works commences on the district Hospital for the Ketu North District in the Volta Region as announced by the President, John Dramani Mahama at Buipe during the 39th Easter Congress of the Gonjaland Youth Association early this year the district is privilege to have secured another important infrastructure project for the health sector in the district.

EKUMFI:
Assembly completes Essakyir teachers quarters
Tuesday, December 29 2015

The Ekumfi District Assembly in the Central Region has completed work on a new teacher quarters facility at Essakyir, the district capital.

BEREKUM:
Assembly completes two major projs
Tuesday, December 29 2015

The Berekum Municipal Assembly has completed two major projects in two different communities as part of efforts to improve infrastructure in the sector of education.

LEKMA:
Assembly honours workers, outdoors Friday cloth
Monday, December 28 2015

The Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has honoured some hard working staff and departments at the maiden edition of the award held at the Assembly ground.

AGONA W:
Increase in drug users a concern at Agona West - MCE
Monday, December 28 2015

Mr Samuel Oppong, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has called on the security chiefs of the area to clamp down on drug pushers operating in the municipality.

ASANTE A S:
DCE pleads with pensioners not to sit on the sidelines
Tuesday, December 29 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante-Akim South, Mr. De-graft Fokuo, has appealed to pensioners to put their expertise and wealth of experience at the disposal of the nation.

LEKMA:
Assembly exceeds IGF by 7.64% in November
Tuesday, December 29 2015

The Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly has ones again maintained good record with revenue mobilization.

HEALTH:
FDA destroys goods worth GHc50,000
Saturday, December 26 2015

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Upper East Region has destroyed unwholesome goods seized in the region worth GHc 50,000.

SOCIAL:
Veep celebrates Christmas with Children
Saturday, December 26 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur and his family spent Christmas with children on admission at the Tema General Hospital.

SEKYERE A P:
Assembly renovates Hamidu Health center
Saturday, December 26 2015

The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly secured funding from its share of the MP common fund to rehabilitate a Health Center for the people of Hamidu, a suburb of the district.

Upper East
holds Development Partners forum
Sunday, December 27 2015

Mr James Zuugah  Tiigah, Upper East Regional Minister has called on development partners, Civil Society Organisations and NGOs operating in the Region to  focus their interventions on addressing the socio-cultural challenges unique to each area in the Region.

ASUTIFI S:
Assembly improves infrastructure in schools
Sunday, December 27 2015

To improve opportunities for access to quality education for all children in the basic and second cycle schools in Asutifi South District, the assembly in 2015 made substantial investment in infrastructure improvement in the education sector in the district.

BUNKPURUGU:
Curfew imposed on Bunkprugu Township
Sunday, December 27 2015

The Minister of the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the curfew hours on the Bunkprugu Township.

Ketu North
Assembly approves composite budget for next year
Monday, December 28 2015

The Ketu North District assembly has approved a total of five million three hundred and eighty-eight thousand, nine hundred and thirteen cedis and six pesewas (GHC 5,388,913.06) as composite budget for next year.

Bia West
confirms Alexander Ofori as DCE
Friday, December 25 2015

The Bia West District Assembly has unanimously confirmed Mr. Alexander Ofori as District Chief Executive.

AMA:
Ablekuma North MP gives to schools
Friday, December 25 2015

Mr Justice Joe Appiah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma North, has donated 200 dual desks to schools in his constituency.

HEALTH:
FDA cautions consumers on expired products
Friday, December 25 2015

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned vendors, who are taking advantage of the Christmas and New Year festivities to sell relabelled expired products to desist from the act since it is against the law.

Tano South
District holds end of year durbar
Friday, December 25 2015

A durbar has been organized by the Tano South District Assembly for its staff to take stock of the year 2015 staff performance and the way forward for the year 2016.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly approves budget for women/children hospital
Friday, December 25 2015

The Techiman Municipal Assembly has approved the budget of GH₵1, 019, 317.17 to convert the Techiman Health Centre into a Women and Children Hospital to increase access to health care facility for women and children and other vulnerable groups.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly approves budget for women/children hospital
Friday, December 25 2015

The Techiman Municipal Assembly has approved the budget of GH₵1, 019, 317.17 to convert the Techiman Health Centre into a Women and Children Hospital to increase access to health care facility for women and children and other vulnerable groups.

ASUTIFI S:
Assembly accounts to the people
Friday, December 25 2015

The Asutifi South District in the Brong Ahafo Region as part of measures to deepen and encourage public participation in governance at the local level held public account session to brief the citicins of how the assembly performed at the various sectors during the year.

POLITICS:
Presidents nominates 8 new MMDCEs, removes 7 others
Wednesday, December 30 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462 made the following new nominations as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).

SECURITY:
Over 3000 police officers to ensure security in Accra
Thursday, December 31 2015

The Accra Regional police command is deploying 3,200 officers to tighten security on the roads and residential areas during the 31st and New Year celebrations.

SOCIAL:
Mahama announces more logistic package for fire service
Thursday, December 31 2015

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday announced logistics package for the staff and management of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to enhance fire fighting performance in the coming years.

POLITICS:
2016 must be a year of decision for Ghanaians – Kufuor
Thursday, December 31 2015

Former President John Kufuor has advised Ghanaians to resolve to fix the economic and social challenges that have afflicted the country in the coming year.