Rehabilitate Fort Patience at Apam - PM
Friday, February 24 2006
Mr Fred Oscar Abban, Presiding Member of the Gomoa District Assembly, has appealed to the Ghana Museum and Monuments Board to rehabilitate Fort Patience at Apam.
Volta Region Takes Preventive Action Against Bird-Flu
Friday, February 24 2006
State Agencies and communities along the countries eastern frontier have been put on alert to prevent trade in live birds across the frontier in the light of the outbreak of bird flu in nearby Nigeria.
Restore Chemu Lagoon ??? Tema Elders
Friday, February 24 2006
Elders of Tema Traditional Council are calling for the immediate restoration of the Chemu Lagoon to serve its useful economic needs for the indigenes.
Ahafo-Ano North DMHIS Pays ¢42.6m
Friday, February 24 2006
The District Chief Executive of Ahafo-Ano North, Nana Eric Agyeman-Prempeh, has stated that the District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS) paid ¢42.6 million as minimum benefit package on behalf of its 878 registered members who attended six health facilities within the first three months of its operation.
Second Family Gives to Tamale Hospital
Friday, February 24 2006
Hajia Ramatu Mahama, wife of the Vice-President has called on well-to-do Northerners to cultivate the culture of sharing to help reduce poverty and disease from their communities.
Traders Cautioned to Move From Old Kasoa Market
Friday, February 24 2006
The Central Regional Coordinating Council has appealed to traders at the Kasoa old market to cooperate and move to the new market by the end of February.
Boost for Distance Learning in Atwima-Nwabiagya
Friday, February 24 2006
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly has presented 29-inch colour television sets to 25 schools in support of the President's Special Initiative on Distance Learning in the district.
Ahafo-Ano North District Asks for Bridge
Friday, February 24 2006
The Ahafo-Ano North District Chief Executive, Nana Eric Agyeman-Prempeh, has appealed to the Minister of Road Transport to build a new bridge to replace the current dilapidated one over River Abu on the 45-kilometre Tepa-Mankranso road.
Amansie District to Enact By-laws to Check Truancy
Friday, February 24 2006
The Amansie Central District Assembly in the Ashanti Region is to enact a law that would empower it to penalize parents and pupils in basic schools who attend video shows, wake-keeping, gamble, play video games and play truancy.
Awutu-Effutu-Senya Records 5,496 Births in 2005
Friday, February 24 2006
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Office of the Department of Births and Deaths recorded 5,496 births and 612 deaths in 2005.
Cocoa to Become Major Tourism Product - Jake
Friday, February 24 2006
The Minister of Tourism and Modernization of the Capital City, Mr Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, has noted that cocoa, Ghana???s main cash crop, has to be promoted as a major tourism product because of the splendid history surrounding its cultivation in Ghana.
MMDAs Must Cooperate - Amin
Sunday, February 26 2006
The Deputy Northern Regional Minister, Mr Mohammed Amin-Adam, has called for the mutual exchange of ideas among metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to help facilitate the development of tourist sites identified in those areas.
Boost For KMA Clean-Up Exercise
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has received a major boost in its bid to keep the metropolis clean following the donationo of five wheelbarrows and 24 pieces of shovels worth five million cedis by CATFORD Limited, dealers in building materials in Kumasi.
CHRAJ: Child Neglect High in Ketu
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Child neglect cases remain high in the Ketu District, registering more than 60 per cent of all complaints handled by the district secretariat of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).
Church to Undertake National Clean-Up Exercise
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Reverend William W. Dontoh, has said the church is to embark on a national cleanup exercise to tidy up hospitals and other public places as part of its efforts to ensure environmental cleanliness.
Pwalugu Tomato Factory to be Reactivated
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The long-awaited reactivation of the Pwalugu Tomato Factory near Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region will soon materialise.
Tractors for Ejura-Sekyedumase Farmers
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Ejura-Sekyedumase District Assembly has purchased 10 tractors at the cost of ¢1.6 billion to boost agriculture production in the district.
Sunflower Project Must Be Transparent - Boafo
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Mr Sampson Kwaku Boafo, Ashanti Regional Minister, has called for absolute transparency in the sunflower cultivation project in order to sustain the interest of farmers.
West Akyem Begins Mass Health Insurance Registration
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The West Akyem Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has embarked on a mass registration exercise to raise coverage of the scheme to more people in the district.
Employ Persons With Disability - MMDAs
Tuesday, February 28 2006
A Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD), Mr Abraham Dwuma Odoom, is calling on municipal, metropolitan and district assemblies to implement the national policy on the employment of persons with disability by including qualified persons with disabilities on the appointment list of the assemblies.
NHIS Managers Warned
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, has warned managers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) not to turn their rooms into banks but to channel the premiums collected from the people to the appropriate authorities.
NEPAD School Feeding Underway in Atwima-Nwabiagya
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly is putting up five catering centres in all the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) feeding schools in the district at the cost of ¢900 million.
Cholera Alert in Central Region!
Tuesday, February 28 2006
There have been reports of cholera outbreak at Ekumfi Immuna, Arkra and Ekumpoano, all in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region and has claimed three lives and over 15 others are receiving treatment at Otuam and Essuehyia health centres.
Assembly Gives to Community
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira District Assembly has presented 100 bags of cement, 35 sets of street lights, 500 exercise books for school children and a 29-inch colour television set to the people of Atimokwaa in the district.
Modern Equipment For Rural Folks
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Mr Kofi Mensah Demitia, the District Chief Executive for Krachi West, has pledged government's determination to provide rural communities with modern gadgets such as computers to keep them abreast with the times.
Asawasie MP Gives 720 Dual Desks to Schools
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, the Member of Parliament for Asawasie, has within one year supplied 720 dual desks to 22 basic schools in his constituency.
MP Support Schools
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Mr Albert Kweku Obbin, the Member of Parliament for Prestea-Huni Valley, has said for Ghana to achieve her millennium challenge goals, no child should be left out as far as the provision of quality education was concerned.
Protect, Invest in Tourist Sites - Jake
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Mr Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, Minister for Tourism and the Modernization of the Capital City, has appealed to the people of the Upper West Region to invest in the tourism industry to attract tourists and reap financial benefits.
Three National Parks to be Privatised
Tuesday, February 28 2006
The Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Professor Dominic Fobih, has announced that three national parks have been earmarked for privatisation.