(MALLAM) GA WEST:
Why commercial drivers use blackmagic.
Friday, February 13 2009
The spate of road accidents and deaths on our roads leaves much to be desired but one interesting aspect is the fact that more often than not , commercial drivers of most  accident vehicles escape death or escape unhurt when an accident occurs.
(BURMA CAMP) ACCRA:
President Mills in call for unity
Sunday, February 01 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills at the weekend reminded Ghanaians that the pursuit of the national goals require “all hands to be on deck.”
TAMALE:
Polio scare! ministry moves to arrest situation
Sunday, February 01 2009
Following the detection of eight Wild Polio Virus (WPV) cases in the country between August and November last year, the Ministry of Health with its development partners are organizing a nationwide polio immunization.
MAMPONG:
Foundation supports Mampong Babies Home
Sunday, February 01 2009
The Serwa Ampem Aid Foundation for Children, has donated a mini bus to the Anglican Diocese of Kumasi Mampong Babies Home at Mampong.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Two armed robbers nabbed
Sunday, February 01 2009
Police at Aflao have nabbed two suspected members of a cross-border armed robbery gang operating in Togo and Ghana, who allegedly robbed an Aflao based businesswoman.
HO:
Togbe Dekortsu challenges politicians
Sunday, February 01 2009
Togbe Dekortsu II, a sub-chief of Ho, has urged politicians to be plain and thorough in explaining all financial transactions they engage in during their service to the nation.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA committed to riding the capital of filth
Sunday, February 01 2009
The Mayor of Accra, Mr Stanley Adjiri Blankson, on Saturday said the Accra Metropolitan Assembly  would continue to work hard to ensure that the city was devoid of filth.
ACCRA:
Finalize national ageing policy - HelpAge
Sunday, February 01 2009
HelpAge Ghana (HAG), a non-profit making organization established to promote the prospects of older persons on Friday celebrated its 20th anniversary Awards with a call on government to finalize the national ageing policy.
TAKORADI:
Driver held for rape, robbery
Sunday, February 01 2009
The Takoradi Circuit Court “A” on Friday remanded Kwabena Ntsiful, a driver for alleged rape and robbery.
TAMALE:
’More agric extension officers needed’
Sunday, February 01 2009
The Northern Region lacks the required number of agricultural extension officers to effectively educate rural farmers on best agricultural practices to improve on agriculture production in the region.
BOLGATANGA:
Rural Banks risk imminent collapse
Sunday, February 01 2009
The increase of the Minimum Capital Requirements and Secondary Reserve Ration by the Bank of Ghana (BOG) would hamper the operations of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs), a research finding has disclosed.
(DOKYIWAA) OBUASI:
Man lynched over phone
Sunday, February 01 2009
A 23-YEAR old carpenter, Kwabena Boateng aka Dukura has been lynched by irate youth of Kunka New Town, a suburb of Obuasi, over an alleged missing Nokia 1100 phone valued at GH¢30.
TAMALE :
Northern Regional Minister designate outlines plans
Monday, February 02 2009
The President’s ministerial nominee for the Northern Region, Mr Stephen Sumani Nayina said he would focus on education, road development and poverty reduction to help bridge the north-south development gap when approved by Parliament.
HO:
University of Ghana to help tackle national challenges
Monday, February 02 2009
The University of Ghana, Legon, is strategising to make its programme content more relevant to meet the developmental needs and challenges of the country.
NATIONAL:
Mills equal to the task - Veep
Sunday, February 01 2009
Vice President John Mahama at the weekend, acclaimed President John Atta Mills, as a focussed leader, who is laying a solid foundation for a convention that would be a legacy for the country’s transition process in future.
TAMALE :
Move to keep constituency clean
Monday, February 02 2009
The Tamale Ward “K” constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has undertaken a general cleanup exercise in the area as part of activities to mark the party’s victory in the 2008 general elections
(SUHYEN) NEW JUABEN :
Upsurge of bush fires worrying
Monday, February 02 2009
The Eastern Regional Fire Officer,  Mr Ekow Blankson has expressed concern about the increase in bush and wildfires in the Region over the years.
SUNYANI:
MMDCE’s commend government
Monday, February 02 2009
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in northern sector of the country have commended President John Evans Atta Mills for allowing them to remain in office until the end of the transition period.
BOLE :
Bole SHS receives student beds
Monday, February 02 2009
The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the Bole Senior High School in the Northern Region has presented 80 dual student beds to the school valued at 9,600 Ghana cedis.
CAPE COAST :
Media urged to demand public accountability
Monday, February 02 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of KAB Governance Consult, has urged the Ghanaian media to take public accountability serious to help unravel social vices in society and promote transparency.
TAMALE :
More agriculture extension officers needed
Monday, February 02 2009
The Northern Region lacks the required number of agricultural extension officers to effectively educate rural farmers on best agricultural practices to improve on agriculture production in the region.
TEMA :
Spend less on funerals
Monday, February 02 2009
Christians have been called upon to emulate the muslim way of mourning the dead in order to reduce cost and rather channel such monies into productive ventures.
ACCRA :
Ghana @50 ordered to pay outstanding debt
Monday, February 02 2009
An Accra High Court presided over by Mr Justice John Ajet-Nasam has ordered the Attorney General and AU Development Consortium Limited of the Ghana @ 50 Secretariat to pay Starship Ventures (plaintiffs) an outstanding debt of 72,538 Ghana cedis.
ASHAIMAN :
ADR clears more cases
Monday, February 02 2009
The Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre at Ashaiman settled a total of 539 disputes, involving rent, debt recovery , land disputes and marital disputes in 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League suffers cash blow
Monday, February 02 2009
The Ghanaian Premier League has lost US$ 2.25m in revenue after television rights holders Gateway Broadcasting Service (GBS) collapsed under the heavyweight of the global financial crisis on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Owusu-Abeyie seals Cardiff move
Monday, February 02 2009
Cardiff City have bolstered their Championship play-off bid with the signing of Ghana international Quincy Owusu-Abeyie on loan The former Arsenal midfielder has joined from Russian side Spartak Moscow for the rest of the season.
ACCRA :
Law on wilfully causing financial loss should be maintained- Tsikata
Monday, February 02 2009
The former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Authority (GNPC), Tsatsu Tsikata, says the law on wilfully causing financial loss to the state should be maintained.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Speaker advises MPs
Monday, February 02 2009
The Speaker of Parliament, Mrs. Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo, says the success of the Fifth Parliament greatly depends on how the legislators assimilate the rules of procedures of the House in discharging their legislative functions.
EFFUTU :
Man nearly killed.
Monday, February 02 2009
A 27 year-old mason from Ansaful, near Winneba, has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢2,000 with two sureties by the Effutu Magistrate’s court for causing harm to his brother over food.
    
HO :
Seventeen for Volta
Monday, February 02 2009
A total of 17 candidates including the Very Reverend Dr Livingstone Komla Buama, immediate past Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P.) Church, have filed their nominations to vie for the Volta region’s single seat on the Council of State.
TECHIMAN :
Land for chiefs
Monday, February 02 2009
The Techiman Traditional Council in the Brong Ahafo Region has given a piece of land to the Lawra Traditional Council, in the Upper West Region, to build a residence for their Chiefs to ease their stress during their travels to the southern part of the country.
HOHOE:
Farmer charged in court
Monday, February 02 2009
Kwesi Semenu, 30, farmer, has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court charged with possession of 5,700 grammes of Indian Hemp, popularly known as “ wee”.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Lions lose in debut
Monday, February 02 2009
David Moyes hopes to wrap up a deal to bring in African hot shot Asamoah Gyan to ease Everton’s striker crisis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Dede visits Rwadan orphanage
Monday, February 02 2009
Black Satellites captain Andre Dede Ayew has paid an emotional visit to an orphanage in Rwanda housing kids scarred by the genocide in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana are African U-20 Champions
Monday, February 02 2009
Ghana became African champions for the third time after Ransford Osei’s double in both halves in Kigali proved enough to defeat Cameroon in the final of 16th Africa Youth Championship
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nigeria pick bronze
Monday, February 02 2009
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles claimed bronze at the ongoing 16th African Youth Championship with a 2-1 victory over the Amajita of South Africa in their third place play-off match on Saturday at the Regional Stadium in Kigali.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
SA win Fair play Trophy
Monday, February 02 2009
South Africa deservedly clinched the AYC Fair Play trophy at the clsoing ceremony of this year’s event at the Amahoro Stadium, Kigali Rwanda this evening.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Osei picks Golden Boot award
Monday, February 02 2009
Ransford Osei swept an important personal honour at the Africa Youth Championship in addition to Ghana’s title success.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Asamoah Gyan For Everton
Monday, February 02 2009
David Moyes hopes to wrap up a deal to bring in African hot shot Asamoah Gyan to ease Everton’s striker crisis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Sellas hails Satellites’ success
Monday, February 02 2009
Sellas Tetteh has claimed that his side’s success as Africa Youth Championships is a great triumph for Ghana football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Champions League round-up
Monday, February 02 2009
DR Congo club DC Motema Pembe were beaten 2-1 at home by Gabon’s Mangasport in the biggest surprise of the Champions League first round, first leg fixtures.
HO:
Strange disease under investigation
Monday, February 02 2009
The Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has begun investigations into a strange disease that hit Anfoeta-Gborgame recently resulting in the death of a gong-gong beater and the incapacitation of 12 others.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
Council demand involvement in dev. projects
Monday, February 02 2009
Members of the Krantori Area Council in the Ahafo-Ano South of the Ashanti Region have expressed concern about the way government awards feeder road contracts without the knowledge of the chiefs and the people of the beneficiary communities.
ACCRA:
Fraudulent coffee companies creep in
Monday, February 02 2009
The management of Ghana Cocoa Board has named five institutions as the ones responsible for purchasing coffee in Ghana.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Over 200 people rendered homeless
Monday, February 02 2009
Over two hundred people in six communities within Amasaman and Achiaman  in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra region have been rendered homeless following a rainstorm on Friday evening.
(TOJEH) DANGME EAST :
Accident claims life of three-year-old
Tuesday, February 03 2009
A mini-bus from Accra to Aflao on Sunday ran into a group of vegetable traders at Tojeh near Kasseh-Ada, killing three- and-half year old Abu Abukari, injuring, his pregnant mother and another sibling.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Disabled call for all-inclusive administration
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The National President of the Ghana Association of the Blind (GAAB), Mr Yaw Ofori Debrah, has appealed to the government to consider people with disabilities in the all-inclusive administration
(ACCRA) AMA :
Accra hit with cholera
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Doctors have warned of an outbreak of cholera in Accra and beyond as scores of people are reporting to the hospitals with symptoms of the disease.
(KUMASI) KMA :
"Educate without discrimination"- Educationist
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The Offinso South Municipal Director of Education, Mr Bertinus Bagbin has said the government’s vision to create wealth could only be realized if quality education is provided to all children without discrimination.
(KOKOMBA MARKET) AMA :
Abortion sends scrap dealer to court
Tuesday, February 03 2009
A scrap dealer, who administered some drugs to his girlfriend after inserting some into her private part ostensibly to terminate her pregnancy, has appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra charged with intentionally and unlawfully causing abortion.
CAPE COAST :
Driver causes harm
Tuesday, February 03 2009
A circuit court in Cape Coast has fined Kofi Asare, a driver GH¢620.00 for careless, inconsiderate driving and causing harm.
ACCRA :
Kufuor leaves for Italy
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra on Monday night for Milan, Italy, to attend the inauguration of the Alliance for Africa Foundation (AAF), an international development organization with headquarters to be based in Accra and Milan for Africa and Europe respectively.
ACCRA :
NMC asks media boards to stay in office
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Paul Adu-Gyamfi has said that the recent directive by President John E.A. Mills that all boards of directors should be dissolved, does not affect boards set up by the Commission.
ACCRA :
Vetting begins on the 6th
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The Vetting of Ministerial Nominees by the Appointments Committee of Parliament will start on Friday, February 6.
(AFIGYA SEKYERE) AFIGYA KWABRE :
Oncho cases reduces
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The Afigya Sekyere District Directorate of Health Service last year treated more than 4,000, out of the targeted 5,752 people infected with onchocerciasis. 
(KUMASI) KMA :
Intensify reproductive health education
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Association of Ghana (EPAG), Mr John Kwadwo Owusu has called for the intensification of reproductive health education in the country.
ACCRA :
Satellites return home
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Ghana’s victorious Black Satellites, the national Under-20 football team, returned home to a rousing welcome by football fans Tuesday afternoon, after their cup winning feat at the African Youth Tournament in Rwanda.
ADENTA :
Six armed robbers arrested
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Six armed robbers have been arrested by the Adenta Police and the Highway Patrol Team at Adenta a suburb of Accra. 
(ANINKROMA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
50000 dollars for project
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Authorities at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi, in collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), University of Utah and Xango Foundation have constructed a three-classroom unit block and offices worth US$50,000 for Aninkroma District Assembly Primary School in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti.

(KNUST) KMA :
45 dismissed from KNUST
Tuesday, February 03 2009
About 45 second-year students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been dismissed from the university.
CAPE COAST :
Musuem authorities not happy
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Mr Nicholas Ayivor, Central Regional director of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB), has expressed grave concern about residents in the Elmina and Cape Coast townships who defecate on the premises of the castles and attack security men who attempt to stop them.
ACCRA:
GBS subscribers threaten ’big demo’
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Gateway Broadcasting Services’ subscribers in Ghana have threatened to stage a demonstration in Accra to protest against what they described as unfair treatment meted out to them by operators of the pay TV.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
95 police recruits pass out
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Ninety-five police recruits who underwent six months training at the Police Training School at Koforidua in the Eastern region on Friday passed out and were commissioned into the Police Service.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Police identify killer bank robbers
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The identities of the armed men who attacked the Madina branch of ECOBANK on June 23, last year and robbed it of a large sum of money after killing the policeman on duty, have now been established.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
TV stations close to 2010 deal
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Ghanaian TV stations are close to agreeing a deal with FIFA that will give them the rights to the 2010 World Cup and six under competitions organised by world football governing body FIFA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston stays with Hearts
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston will remain on the books at Scottish club Hearts at least until the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
It was a Precious win
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Ghana savoured their victory in the AYC here today, with coach Sellars Tetteh terming it " a precious win and a deserved one".
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe’s money arrives
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Kotoko and Heart of Lions are richer by US$243,750 each, being their respective shares of the US $650,000 acquired from the sale of Eric Bekoe to Petrojets of Egypt.
KUMASI:
NHIS should cover contraceptives
Tuesday, February 03 2009
Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Association of Ghana, Mr John Kwadwo Owusu, has called for the intensification of reproductive health education in the country.
KUMASI:
Persons with disabilities want government attention
Tuesday, February 03 2009
The National President of the Ghana Association of the Blind (GAAB), Mr Yaw Ofori Debrah, has appealed to the government to consider people with disabilities in the all-inclusive administration.
ACCRA:
CJA’s petition to President Mills
Tuesday, February 03 2009
We, the members of the CJA, are deeply concerned that, in the face of the poor state of the national economy and the high Ievels of poverty among the vast majority of the people of this country, the Chinery- Hesse set up by ex-president JA Kufuor recommended such high levels of emoluments and retirements benefits for some categories of public office holders.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Adaklu kicks against bush burning
Tuesday, February 03 2009
A project to educate and sensitise the chiefs and people of Adaklu in the Adaklu Anyigbe District to put an end to the indiscriminate bush burning and felling of trees is underway.
ACCRA :
Prudential Bank Launches SMS Banking and Website
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Prudential Bank has launched its SMS Banking and Website in a bid to increase delivery channels and to provide easy access of customers to banking information.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Road contractors confer with President Atta Mills
Wednesday, February 04 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has repeated Governments decision to use local resources and expertise for the development of national infrastructure.
(BATSONAA) TMA :
Ghanaians urged to undergo medical check-up
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Ghanaians have been urged to go for medical check ups, rather than waiting to get sick before seeking medical attention
ACCRA :
Lawyers asked to submit addresses on GT sale
Wednesday, February 04 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court (Commercial Division) has ordered parties in the case in which a number of people are seeking the revocation of the agreement for the sale of Ghana Telecom (GT) to Vodafone International to submit their addresses on February 9.
ACCRA :
Pressure group wants Minister-Nominees investigated
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), a pressure group, has called on Parliament to thoroughly investigate allegations of fraud raised by various audit reports and unlawful conduct of some four Minister-Nominees.
SUNYANI:
Residents call for removal of party billboards
Wednesday, February 04 2009
A cross-section of residents of Sunyani have called on the various political parties to remove their billboards from the streets.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President Mills condemns discrimination against women
Wednesday, February 04 2009
President John Atta Mills has reaffirmed Government’s commitment to gender equality and condemned all forms of discrimination against women.
(TEMA) TMA :
Two workers electrocuted at Tema PSC Shipyard
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Two men, working on a vessel at the Tema PSC Shipyard were electrocuted on two separate days last week.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Satellites present trophy to President Atta Mills
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Players, management and technical teams of victorious African U-20 champions, Black Satellites on Tuesday arrived in Accra from Rwanda, and later presented the trophy to President John Evans Atta Mills at the Castle, Osu, in Accra.
(NEW TOWN) AMA :
Impotent man dragged to court for defilement
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Drama unfolded at an Accra Circuit Court when a 52-year-old tailor, said to be medically diagnosed as impotent, was arraigned for defilement.
NATIONAL :
NIA registration not suspended.
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The National Identification Authority has stated that it has not suspended  the mass registration exercise started last year.
TAMALE :
First UDS clinical students begin training
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The first batch of 31 clinical students of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University for Development Studies would begin their practical medical training at the Tamale Teaching Hospital on today, Wednesda
SUNYANI :
Child neglect on the increase in B/A
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Director of Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Madam Halimatu Nuhu has expressed concern about the increase in child non-maintenance cases in the Region
NATIONAL :
Sunglasses can destroy eyes
Wednesday, February 04 2009
An optometrist, Dr. Emmanuel Lartey has warned that the increasing use of un-prescribed sun glasses by people especially the youth can eventually destroy their eyes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Heroic welcome for Satellites
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Two days after sweeping the hearts of all Africans by triumphing at the Africa Youth Championship finals, the Black Satellites were given a rapturous welcome back home.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three players excused from stars’ game
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Milovan Rajevac, Black Stars coach has excused three members of the Black Satellites team after their triumph in Kigali from Ghana’s international friendly against Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah gets Stars call-up
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Kwadwo Asamoah earns a return to the Black Stars squad for next week’s international friendly against Egypt after a year’s absence.
ABURA- ASEBU KWAMANKESE :
School closed down
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Asuansi Technical Institute in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District of the Central Region has been closed down following demonstration by students regarding congestion in their dormitories and poor quality of food being served to the students. 
ACCRA :
Spio unhappy.
Wednesday, February 04 2009
A stalwart in the ruling National Democratic Congress, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Gabrah is unhappy with President Mills for sidelining him in terms of nomination to ministerial positions.
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Ring leader wanted
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Police in Accra have mounted a search for three marauding young men suspected to be stoking the fires in the Agbogbloshie clashes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo shocks Kingson
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has given his goalkeepers edited DVDs of the strikers they will be facing in the second phase of the World Cup qualifiers.
NATIONAL :
Internal auditing to take place- Acting IGP
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mrs. Elizabeth Mills Robertson in her maiden address to security personnel at the Police Headquarters says she will embark on an internal audit process to streamline the activities of the police service.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Spurs to address Appiah
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Tottenham Hotspur will now turn their focus to the future of Ghana skipper Stephen Appiah after the conclusion of a hectic January transfer window in North London.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites present trophy to Prez
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Players, management and technical teams of CAN U-20 champions, Black Satellites, on Tuesday arrived in Accra from Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB congratulates Satellites
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Premier League Board (PLB) has congratulated the National Under-21 tea, the Black Satellites for winning the 16th Africa Youth Championship (AYC).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
SWAG greets Satellites
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has ongratulated the National Under-21 team, the Black Satellites for winning the 16th Africa Youth Championship played in Rwanda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy was frustrated in Russia
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Ghana international winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has admitted he was frustrated by his stay in the Russian capital Moscow, which prompted his bid to leave the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Supersport takes over GTV market
Wednesday, February 04 2009
South African-based broadcaster SuperSport has taken over the rights to show live English Premier League matches from GTV, which went into liquidation last week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wenger to steal Appiah
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Arsene Wenger is set to make a fresh move to sign free agent Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko duo for ’El Classico’
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Asante Kotoko have confirmed that Black Satellites duo Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu and Samuel Inkoom will play in Sunday’s Glo Premier League top liner against Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts Supporters in Ashanti meet
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Supporters of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club in the Ashanti Region at the weekend held a mammoth rally at the Asem Park in Kumasi to strategise ahead of Hearts’ titanic clash with Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC scheduled for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on February 8.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh wants good preparations
Wednesday, February 04 2009
Sellas Tetteh wants an extensive training program for his Africa Youth Championship winning side in order to ensure that they shine at the world event in Egypt later this year.
KUMASI:
Appiah Menkah aspires for Council of State
Wednesday, February 04 2009
A senior member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Appiah Menka, has picked up nomination forms to represent the Ashanti region on the Council of State.
ACCRA:
Twenty five die of cholera
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has recorded 25 deaths since the last quarter of 2008, in some parts of the country, a statement in Accra said on Wednesday.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Minister-designate rolls out blue print
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Minister of Information-designate, Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi on Wednesday rolled out an information transformation blue print to enhance communication between the government and the people.
ACCRA:
Alhaji Imoro in BNI custody
Wednesday, February 04 2009
The Bureau of National Investigations reportedly has in its custody Alahaji Imoro, a kumasi based business guru, who has been phenomenal in the famous MV Benjamin Cocaine saga.
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA :
Teachers threaten strike action over unpaid salaries
Thursday, February 05 2009
Some 43 teachers posted to the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District in the Northern Region have threatened to embark on a sit-down strike over unpaid salaries.
(AIRPORT) AMA:
Mahama returns from AU Summit
Thursday, February 05 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama returned home yesterday after attending the 12th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(DANSOMAN AMA :
Man stabs lover
Thursday, February 05 2009
A 32-year-old seamstress and hairdresser, Helen Larley Boye was on February 1, this year stabbed to death by her boyfriend, Ebenezer Nii Acquaye Quaye, 27, at Dansoman in Accra.
ACCRA :
Re-engaged tutors unpaid
Thursday, February 05 2009
About 2,600 teachers who were re-engaged into the Ghana Education Service (GES) last year have not received their salaries.
CAPE COAST :
Omanhene express worry about sanitation
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Omanhen of Oguaa Traditional Area, Osabarima Kwesi Atta II has called on members of Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) to strictly implement its bye-laws on sanitation and prosecute offenders.
ACCRA :
Re-introduce science allowances- GES
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has proposed the re-introduction of science allowances for teachers as a measure to boost the teaching and learning of science in schools.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH to improve service delivery
Thursday, February 05 2009
The management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi would this year focus mainly on improved service delivery and make quality of health care its topmost priority.
CAPE COAST :
NHIS official decries abuse of scheme
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Manager of the Oguaa Mansin Mutual Health Insurance Scheme in Cape Coast, Mr Reindorf Osei has expressed his concern about the abuse of the scheme by some clients, who frequent the hospitals with the “slightest” illness because health care was virtually free.
(GOASO) ASUANAFO NORTH:
Robbers invade seven houses
Thursday, February 05 2009
A Goaso Circuit court has remanded two alleged armed robbers in prison custody for robbing seven houses at Goaso.
ACCRA :
India -Ghana trade to improve
Thursday, February 05 2009
Bilateral trade between India and Ghana will reach USD one billion by 2015 from USD 947.62 million during 2007-08, Ghana’sHigh Commissioner in India J. Bentum-Williams said .
(SAMREBOI) STMA :
BOG commended
Thursday, February 05 2009
A cocoa farmer has commended the Bank of Ghana (BoG) for increasing the minimum capital requirement of Rural and Community Banks (RCB) saying it would guarantee customers investments.
SUNYANI :
Rainstorm hits Sunyani
Thursday, February 05 2009
A severe rainstorm has hit Sunyani and its environs, ripping of the roofs of some homes and schools and uprooting trees in some places.
NATIONAL :
Behave yourself- IGP
Thursday, February 05 2009
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mrs Elizabeth Mills-Robertson, has called on police personnel to change their attitude towards work in order to salvage the image of the Police Service which she said has sunk abysmally low over the years.
CAPE COAST:
Residents unhappy.
Thursday, February 05 2009
Residents in the Cape Coast Metropolis have raised concerns regarding the long queues they have to form in their quest to purchase prepaid units from the Cape Coast branch of the Electricity Company. According to them one can be in a queue for 30 minutes to 1 hour before being served.  
(GOMOA MPOTA) GOMOA :
Make youth more competitive
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Head of the Kristo Asafo Church, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo, has called on the National Youth Council, NYC, to equip the youth with employable skills to enable them to meet challenges on the job market. 
AKWAPIM NORTH :
Eighty-eight cholera cases recorded
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Eastern Regional Health Directorate recorded about 88 cholera cases from December 10 last year to January 4 this year. The affected communities include Mamfe, Amonokrom and Akropong Akwapim.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Orphanage closed down
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Peace & Love Orphanage belonging to Maame Dokono has been closed down after an eight year old boy allegedly sodomised a six month old baby.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Youth angry with school authorities
Thursday, February 05 2009
Achimota Anglican Junior High School and youth of Achimota Zongo are in a toggle over the construction of a new school building.
ACCRA:
GSS reacts to Stateman’s story
Thursday, February 05 2009

Authorities of the Ghana Statistical Service have refuted media reports that they are under pressure from the government to reduce the nation’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate for 2008.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA to unveil Glo deal
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Ghana Football Association is expected to announce a new sponsorship deal with telephony company Globacom for the national team at a ceremony today.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League radio rights sold
Thursday, February 05 2009
Four local radio stations have been accredited by the Ghana Football Association to run radio commentary for the 2008/2009 Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA invites bids for TV rights
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Ghana Football Association is inviting bids for the television rights to the Glo Premier League, following the termination of the previous deal with Gateway Broadcast Services (GBS).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’ll give Hearts hell
Thursday, February 05 2009
Black Satellites and Kotoko enterprising defender Samuel Inkoom has promised hell for Accra Hearts of Oak when his team clash with the Phobians in a titanic league match on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rates for Kotoko/Hearts encounter
Thursday, February 05 2009
The management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC has released rates for their titanic home game of the GLO Premier League encounter against rivals Accra Hearts of Oak scheduled for Sunday, February 8 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Welbeck earns England call-up
Thursday, February 05 2009
Ghana target Danny Welbeck has been handed his first call-up to the England Under-21 team by manager Stuart Pearce for a forthcoming fixture with Ecuador.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston expect to leave
Thursday, February 05 2009
Hearts manager Csaba Laszlo has admitted he expects Ghanaian midfielder Laryea Kingston to quit the Scottish club at the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Togo to use Ohene-Djan
Thursday, February 05 2009
Togo’s national soccer team is to play their opening match in the final phase of World Cup qualifiers in Ghana next month as the ban on their home matches continues to be carried out.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Drogba included in Ivorian squad
Thursday, February 05 2009
Didier Drogba has been called up to Ivory Coast’s squad for next week’s friendly against Turkey in Ankara.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sfaxien seek Ahly revenge in Super Cup
Thursday, February 05 2009
Revenge is what will be on the agenda as Al-Ahly of Egypt and Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien clash in the CAF Super Cup on Friday, February 6, at the Cairo International Stadium.
ACCRA:
CEPS bags GH¢ 14m excess collection
Thursday, February 05 2009
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has delivered to government a total of GH¢1,930.03 million, in excess of a budgeted revenue target of GH¢13.63.
(NIMA) AMA :
Wanted man arrested
Friday, February 06 2009
A motorcycle riding robber hit the  end of the road yesterday when after robbing a woman under the King Tackie Tawiah Overhead bridge in Accra, he was stopped when he attempted another robbery mission nearby.
AMA :
Protestors besiege police station
Friday, February 06 2009
Celebrated Ghanaian actress and human rights advocate, Grace Omaboe, popularly known as Maame Dokono was yesterday detained for close to four hours at the ministries police station in Accra, a move she described as politically motivated.
AMA :
Social Welfare reacts to case.
Friday, February 06 2009
The Acting Director of the Social Welfare department, Steven Adongo said the operation of the orphanage was not in conformity with Article 560 of the 1998 Children’s Law, saying that makes it illegal to run an orphanage without license.
GA WEST:
Three children found dead
Friday, February 06 2009
Three children have been found dead in a KIA Sportage 4x4 vehicle with registration number GR 7755 R which was parked at an abandoned auto-workshop at Anyaa, a suburb of Accra.
AMA :
State protocol advised
Friday, February 06 2009
The Ga Paramount Stool Dsasa which comprises the four Royal Houses from which a Ga Mantse is nominated and enstooled, has asked State Protocol to stop extending courtesies to Dr Jo Blankson-Lartey in the name of Ga Mantse.
ACCRA :
Man forgives fetish priest
Friday, February 06 2009
A businessman who dragged a self-styled fetish priest to court for fraud has requested that the case should be discontinued.
(NAPKANDURI) BUNKPURUGU -YUNYOO :
Fresh clashes in district
Friday, February 06 2009
One person has been confirmed dead while more than 1000 others including women and children have been displaced, following a communal clash between Sayeegu and Sabilock communities near Napkanduri in the Bunkpurugu- Yunyoo district of the northern region.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
Five file nominatios
Friday, February 06 2009
Five persons filed to contest for Council of State in the Upper West Region at the close of nominations.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Human Rights factors handicapped.
Friday, February 06 2009
Most people in Asante Akim South District are unable to take advantage of free services of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), and pursue justice due to poverty.
ACCRA :
Cancer Society reveals a property
Friday, February 06 2009
The Cancer Society of Ghana said it was important to intensify mass education on cancer control through awareness creation, so that people would avail themselves for screening.
     
AGONA EAST:
Appoint conpetent persons
Friday, February 06 2009

   Mr Emmanuel Tetteh Danyo, Agona East Constituency Organiser of National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appealed to  President John Evans Atta Mills to appoint honest, dedicated and hard working Ghanaians as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE) to accelerate development of rural communities.
       
ACCRA :
Woman fined in court
Friday, February 06 2009
An Accra Circuit court has fined a 42-year-old trader who presented forged document to the British High Commission a sum of GH¢ 500.
TANO NORTH :
African values undermined
Friday, February 06 2009
Right Reverend Thomas Ampah Brient, former Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Sunyani has said skin bleaching was not only harmful to the body but contravened the values of African personality.
     
(CASTLE) AMA :
Government still concerned- President Mills
Friday, February 06 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has reaffirmed Government’s commitment to take appropriate actions to address concerns of people with physical challenges to enhance their contribution to national development.
WEIJA :
Landguards still a threat
Friday, February 06 2009
Land guards are reported to have resumed their activities of terror against property owners in and around Weija.
TAMALE :
Youth Association send congratulatory messages
Friday, February 06 2009
The Kusasi Youth Association has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills on his election.
TAMALE :
12000 children to be supported
Friday, February 06 2009
School for Life (SfL), a Tamale-based international non-governmental organisation is assisting about 12,000 children from selected deprived districts to be educated to the tertiary level.
   
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Victims ask for security
Friday, February 06 2009
Some residents of Agbogbloshie in the central business district of Accra who were attacked during the recent violent confrontation in the area have called on the government to either provide them with security or help them to relocate.
(JUASO) KMA :
GHC 3000 for carelessness
Friday, February 06 2009
Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr Jacob Boon, has granted Seth Ampofo 29, a driver GH¢3,000 bail for careless driving.
ACCRA :
Need to look at essential services - NGO
Friday, February 06 2009
The Essential Services Platform (ESP), an umbrella of coalitions in health, education, water and sanitation, described the state of essential services in the country as “poor” and called on the new political administration to revamp them.
    
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Improve the educational level of teachers
Friday, February 06 2009
Parliament today commenced the rigorous screening of presidential nominees for various ministrial positions.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Cadbury delegation meet the President.
Friday, February 06 2009
Government has given an assurance to assist foreign investors and maintain partnerships with firms to give of their best to national economic growth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA signs Glo to Black Stars
Friday, February 06 2009
Glo Mobile Ghana, operators of Glo has become a sponsor of Ghana’s senior national team, the Black Stars.
ACCRA:
Moses Asaga redrawn from nominations
Friday, February 06 2009
The President, Prof. J.E.A. Mills has withdrawn the nomination of Moses Asaga, MP of Nabdam, as Water Resources, Works and Housing Minister-designate.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghatel stalls Bayor’s move
Friday, February 06 2009
Black Queens captain Adwoa Bayor claims Ghanaian side Ghatel Ladies are stalling her move to German Women’s Bundesliga outfit FF USV Jena.
MFANTSEMAN :
WVG assisting municipal
Friday, February 06 2009
The World Vision Ghana (WVG)is assisting the people in the Mfantseman Municipality to identify potential natural disasters in their areas and building their capacities to deal with them during outbreaks.
(AYIBONTEY) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Pregnant woman drowns
Friday, February 06 2009
Yaa Aku, a 35-year-old pregnant woman, got drowned in a well at Ayibontey near Nsawam, at the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea suffers another injury
Friday, February 06 2009
Coach Milovan Rajevac has suffered another blow ahead of Wednesday’s friendly clash with Egypt after Laryea Kingston suffered yet another injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana trio in Caf Best XI list
Friday, February 06 2009
Black Stars trio John Mensah, Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari have been named in the 2008 African Best XI by the continent’s governing body ahead of next week’s Glo-Caf Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
11 deaths recorded
Friday, February 06 2009
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, last year recorded 70 out-break of fires in the area with 11 people dying.
TAMALE :
Make northern education a priority
Friday, February 06 2009
A civil society organisation in education in the three Northern regions has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to use education to tackle the development challenges facing northern Ghana.
NATIONAL :
Comply with directives
Friday, February 06 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES), has reiterated its directive to Directors of Education to strictly comply with its decision on retirement.
DORMAA :
5000 text books commissioned
Friday, February 06 2009
The Founder and Executive Director of Caring  Kids International, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Nana Akosua Frimpongmaa, has commissioned 5,000 assorted textbooks to be distributed among reading clubs soon to be formed in selected Junior High Schools in the Dormaa Municipality.
(MPEM) NKORANZA SOUTH :
50-year-old man goes to school
Saturday, February 07 2009
A 55-year-old farmer at Mpem in Nkoranza South District, Mr. Charles Asaga has enrolled in the local primary school to acquire basic education.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Three jailed 30 years for dealing in narcotic drugs
Saturday, February 07 2009
A Tarkwa Circuit court presided over by Mr Samuel Obeng Diawuo has sentenced three people to 30 years imprisonment for dealing in narcotic drugs.
TAMALE :
Assembly undertakes cleanup exercise
Saturday, February 07 2009
The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly in collaboration with the Progressive Traders Association, Dress Makers Association, Zoomlion and Alhaji Ayana of Dalun Enterprise have undertook a massive three hour cleanup exercise of the Metropolis.
(TEMA) TMA :
Assembly moves to rid city of filth
Sunday, February 08 2009
Workers of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly, in conjunction with the Zoomlion and personnel of Tema Office of the Fire Service on Saturday undertook a four- hour cleaning exercise in the Tema main market and the city centre.
ACCRA :
DOVVSU denies political considerations in “Mame Dokonu’s” case
Saturday, February 07 2009
The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has denied that there were political considerations in the closure of the Peace and Love Orphanage owned by Ms Grace Omaboe, popularly called Maame Dokono, after an eight-year-old boy allegedly sodomised a six-month-old baby.
ACCRA:
Produce Buying Company buys more cocoa
Saturday, February 07 2009
Produce Buying Company (PBC), a licensed cocoa buying firm, says it bought 12 per cent more cocoa in 2007/8 season than it did the previous season.
ACCRA :
Senior CEPS officers train in Australia
Saturday, February 07 2009
Fifteen senior officers of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) are in Australia to undertake a specialized training programme at the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, University of Canberra.
(AKOSOMOBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Saturday, February 07 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, February 6, 2009.
ACCRA:
UNESCO donates computers to Teachers
Saturday, February 07 2009
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has presented computers worth 18,600 US dollars to the Teachers’ Education Division of the Ghana Education Service.
   
WA :
Upsurge in domestic violent crimes
Saturday, February 07 2009
The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Upper West Region, recorded a sharp increase in defilement and abduction cases last year.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Families of accident victims appeal to Government
Saturday, February 07 2009
Family members of 15 people who were killed in a motor accident at Mamfe, on March 25, last year, has appealed to the Government to come to their aid.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Seven, ready to contest Council of State in W/R
Saturday, February 07 2009
Seven people have returned their nomination forms to the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest the election to represent the Western Region on the Council of State.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Convicts causes harm to inmate
Saturday, February 07 2009
Baba Ibrahim, a 30 year old convict who is serving a six year jail term at the Manhyia Prisons has been re-arraigned for allegedly putting his finger in the left eye of one of his colleagues, nearly blinding him.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
University don pushes for ICT expansion
Sunday, February 08 2009
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Clifford Tagoe, has appealed to the government to bring Information Communication Technology (ICT) to the doorstep of all educational institutions regardless of location or social standing.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
No show at committee’s sitting
Sunday, February 08 2009
Supporters and well-wishers of ministerial nominees who went in their numbers and journalists alike who gathered at the Parliament House for the vetting of nominees by the Appointments Committee were disappointed after a long wait.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Truck runs over caretaker’s head
Sunday, February 08 2009
A 23 year old caretaker met his untimely death at a stone quarry site at Akoon, a suburb of Tarkwa when a Mercedes Benz Tipper truck loaded with chipped stones run over his head.
BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI:
’Wee’ smokers in trouble
Sunday, February 08 2009
The Bibiani Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Emmanuel Ankomah has sentenced three people to 30 years imprisonment for possessing Indian hemp.
 
ACCRA:
Tamper justice with mercy - Moses Asaga
Sunday, February 08 2009
The withdrawn Water Resources, Works and Housing Minister-designate, Mr. Moses Asaga has appealed to the president to tamper justice with mercy.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Korean Ambassador calls on Asantehene
Sunday, February 08 2009
The Korean Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Lee Sang-hak,  has paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
    
(KNUST) KMA :
Medical School receives assistance
Sunday, February 08 2009
Eximguaranty Company Ghana Limited, has presented
a Class facilitation projector and its accessories valued at GH¢ 3000 to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Medical Sciences in Kumasi.
KUMASI:
Medicinal plants trend worroying - research
Sunday, February 08 2009
The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has expressed its worry over the high rate at which medicinal plants in the country are becoming extinct.
    
KUMASI:
’Consider Chiefs for Ministerial Appointments’
Sunday, February 08 2009
The Atta Mills Foundation, a pro-democracy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has underscored the need to consider chiefs for ministerial appointments to accelerate the nation’s socio-economic development.
YENDI:
Clean-up ’fever’ catches Yendi
Sunday, February 08 2009
The people of the Yendi Municipality have responded positively to President John Evans Atta Mills’ call to rid the towns and cities of filth and to create a healthy environment in all communities.
TEMA:
Intelligence gathering essential - IGP
Sunday, February 08 2009
The acting Inspector General of Police, Mrs Elizabeth Mills-Robertson, has  appealed to senior police officers to lay emphasis on intelligence gathering to prevent crime.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Poverty impeding justice in district
Monday, February 09 2009
Most people in Asante Akim South District are unable to take advantage of free services of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), and pursue justice due to poverty.
(AGYINA) BIBIANI/ ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
Farmer jailed 30 years
Monday, February 09 2009
A 35 year-old farmer, Muntali Keyebu, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Bibiani Circuit Court for possessing some dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO :
N/R Security Committee visits conflict area
Monday, February 09 2009
The Northern Regional Security Committee has paid a visited to the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo Constituency to get first-hand information on a conflict between the Bauk and Tamung clans, which erupted last Tuesday.
  
(NKRANKWANTA) DORMAA :
Health Centre receives logistics
Monday, February 09 2009
The Nkrankwanta Health Centre in the Dormaa Municipality has received materials valued at 55,000 Euros from three Italian non-governmental organisations.
(KORANMANTSE) MFANTSEMAN :
Fishermen must take advantage of weather- Meteorologist
Monday, February 09 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Officer of the Meteorological Agency, Mr. Patrick Awuku Owusu, has advised to follow the weather forecast to anticipate where and when they would reap bumper harvests.
YENDI :
Outbreak of polio worrying- Rotary
Monday, February 09 2009
Rotary Ghana has called on ECOWAS leaders to re-affirm their commitment to achieving polio eradication and make resources available towards that direction.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Workplace HIV/AIDS policies vital for development
Monday, February 09 2009
The General Secretary of Timber and Woodworkers Union of Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Mr Joshua Ansah has observed that workplace programmes that focused on HIV/AIDS for management and workers could help increase productivity in the country
PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY :
Prestea Government Hospital gets new medical practitioner
Monday, February 09 2009
An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Mahammadu Mbiniwaya has been posted from Jirapa in Upper West Region to Prestea Government Hospital as the new resident medical practitioner.
ACCRA :
Government cars vanish
Monday, February 09 2009
Some government vehicles which were clandestinely driven to garages and parked supposedly for repairs in the wake of the transition have been removed from the garages.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Six MPs pick ex-gratia cheques
Monday, February 09 2009
At least six former and current Members of Parliament (MPs) have already, received their ex-gratia payments, government sources have confirmed to the Daily Graphic
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Habib, Dramani get late invitation
Monday, February 09 2009
Defender Habib Mohammed has been called to the Black Stars for the time in three years as he is a late addition to coach Milovan Rajevac’s squad for Wendesday’s friendly against Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts down Kotoko
Monday, February 09 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak took all three points winning 2-1 in an absorbing Glo Premier League game at the Baba Yara Stadium against Asante Kotoko on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glo League round-up
Monday, February 09 2009
A stuttering Asante Kotoko were outmuscled by slick Hearts of Oak as the Phobians made a huge statement of their Glo Premier League title intentions on Sunday by beating their rivals to open a seven-point gap at the top.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Over crowding at Hearts, Kotoko game
Monday, February 09 2009
Ghana’s management of crowds in stadiums failed the test yet again as the Hearts-Kotoko faced each other in a crucial League game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah tries out in Russia
Monday, February 09 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is trying out for a move to Russian club Rubin Kazan after the prospect of a move to the English Premiership with Tottenham Hotspurs fell through.
(SPORTS- BOXING) FOREIGN:
John beats Allotey
Monday, February 09 2009
Unbeaten John “John” Molina (15-0-11 KOs) of Covina, Calif. flattened Ghana’s Joshua Allotey (15-7- 13 KOs) at 1:28 of the third round in the ShoBox co-feature on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Egypt name squad for Ghana
Monday, February 09 2009
Egypt head coach Hassan Shehata has conspicuously left out flamboyant playmaker Mahmoud Abdul-Razek ’Shikabala’ from the Pharaohs’ squad for Wednesday’s international friendly against Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana gives CAF more cash
Monday, February 09 2009
The Confederation of African Football has announced that last year’s Nations Cup hosted in Ghana generated abnormal revenue.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan suffers fresh injury
Monday, February 09 2009
Ghana international Asamoah Gyan is set to re-visit the Rennes treatment room after sustaining a fresh injury in Saturday’s French Ligue 1 match against Le Havre.
ACCRA :
Ecology must be tackled critically
Monday, February 09 2009
The Minister designate for Roads and Highway, Hon. Joe Gidisu has called on district assemblies to make an effort to improve conditions of ecology in their districts.
AMA :
AMA properties on sale
Monday, February 09 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) may be taken off the life support currently sustaining it as an Accra Fast Track High court orders the auction of a number of its landed and vehicular properties.
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA:
MP calls for peace
Monday, February 09 2009
Mr Jonathan Tackie-Komme, MP for Odododiodioo, in the Greater Accra Region has called for a lasting solution to the perennial spate of violence between factions at the Old Fadama and Agbogbloshie area within the constituency.
NATIONAL :
English to be official language
Monday, February 09 2009
The European Commission has just announced an agreement
whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.
(KNUST) KMA :
GT donates to KNUST
Monday, February 09 2009
Ghana Telecom has donated 80 electricity poles valued at GHC 40,000 to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi.
ACCRA :
God will be my strength- minister designate
Monday, February 09 2009
Alhaiji Collins Dauda, minister  designate for Land and Natural Resources in a well composed state responded to questions posed by the appointment vetting committee confidently.
ACCRA:
Betty Mould given the nod
Monday, February 09 2009
At the turn of the minister designate for the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General, Madam Betty Mould Iddirisu, legalities and word context was the order of the day.
STMA:
Seven file for nomination
Monday, February 09 2009
Seven persons have returned their nomination forms to the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest the election to represent the Western Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGNL:
Mido misses out on Ghana test
Monday, February 09 2009
African champions Egypt will be shorn of the services of Mido in the upcoming friendly against Ghana.
ACCRA:
More appointments greet Kufuor
Monday, February 09 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has accepted two more international appointments with the United Nations World Food Programme and the Milan Expo 2015.
ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Malaria cases continue to rise
Monday, February 09 2009
Records from the Out Patient’s Departments of seven health facilities in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District indicate that malaria cases continue to increase despite efforts made by health personnel to fight it.
BOLGATANGA:
Clean-up ’fever’ cathches Bolgatanga
Monday, February 09 2009
The Upper East Regional Co-ordinating Council, in collaboration with Zoomlion, a Waste Management Company, the Security Services, government  departments and residents of the Bolgatanga Municipality spent several hours in a massive clean-up exercise at the weekend.
(RACE COURSE) KUMASI:
Sales girl murdered in cold blood
Monday, February 09 2009
The Race Course in Kumasi was on Saturday thrown into a state of mourning following the murder of a sales girl identified only as Mary.
NATIONAL:
Commotion, walk-out characterize Mumuni’s vetting
Monday, February 09 2009
Commotion, disorder and uproar could perhaps best describe the atmosphere that characterized the vetting of the president’s nominee for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Hon Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni.
HO :
Improper and old wiring could cause fires
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Ho Municipal Fire Officer, Mr Sakutey Addo, has blamed many domestic fires on improper and over-aged electrical wirings on buildings.
WA :
UDS students boycott lectures
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Students of the Wa campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) on Monday began boycotting Lectures to force the authorities to reinstate two of their colleagues who had been suspended from the Central Student’ Representative Council (SRC).
(CASTLE) AMA :
Government to work aggressively on Accra-Kumasi road
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Government has expressed its concern over the high rate of accidents on the country’s roads and said it would work aggressively to turn the Accra-Kumasi trunk road into a dual carriage to reduce the carnage.
(ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Teacher remanded for feigning death
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A fifty-six-year-old teacher who allegedly feigned death in order to outwit the police who were investigating him for fraud has been remanded in police custody by the Oda District Magistrate’s Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Four die after "El-Classico"
Tuesday, February 10 2009
It has now confirmed that four football fans including a student suffocated to death at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday during the Ninth Week titanic encounter between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak in the Glo Premier League.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Veep advocates for increased share of world trade
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama called for increased collaboration between development partners and Africa to take advantage of the world economic crunch and redirect trade to the benefit of developing economies.
ACCRA :
Vodafone suit fixed for March
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Hearing of the legal addresses of parties in the Ghana Telecom (GT)/ Vodafone International suit has been fixed on March 16.
ACCRA :
DOVVSU: New developments in Maame Dokonu case “chilling”
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has said new developments in the operation of the Peace and Love Orphanage that belonged to actress and politician Grace Omaboe, were very “chilling’.
ACCRA :
Minister designate hungry for a youth policy
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The President’s nominee for the Youth and Sports Ministry, Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, has he would make the formulation of a National Youth Policy a priority when confirmed.
(ASAMANKESE) EAST AKIM :
Heroine and Indian hemp sends driver to court
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Solomon Amoah, a driver, has been remanded in prison custody by the Asamankese Circuit Court for possessing heroine and Indian hemp without lawful custody.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Second batch of nominees vetted
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The nominee for the Ministry of Roads and Highway, Mr Joe Gidisu has said delays in the payment of local contractors were hindering the opening up of some portions of the country by these contractors.
NATIONAL :
Ex gratia: No funds released – Accountant-Gen.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The controversy over the payment of ex gratia has deepened with the claim by the Controller and Accountant-General (CAG), Mr Christian Sottie, that no money has yet been transferred from any government account for disbursement to Members of Parliament (MPs).
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Elevation of Lesser known sports
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, The President’s nominee for the Ministry of Youth and Sports is willed to bring lesser-known sports at par with football when confirmed for the sector.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac upbeat despite injuries
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Milovan Rajevac believes Wednesday’s friendly against Egypt will provide Ghana some challenges before the start of the 2010 World Cup and CAF Nations Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom gets Swiss interest
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Samuel Inkoom could be heading for the Swiss League after interest from that country’s Premier Division side FC Basel.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Assembly urged to support midwifery education
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Madam Gertrude Mensah-Addo, District Public Health Nurse said, this on behalf of the district Director of Ghana Health Service, Dr Luiz Ammoussou-Gohungo at the 2008 Annual performance review meeting of the District Health Service Directorate at Breman Asikuma.
BIRIM NORTH:
New health facility for town.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A GH¢35,000 Health facility has been constructed for the people of Amenam near Afosu in the Eastern Region. The project was funded by a citizen of the town, Kwaku Agyekum, who is an Accra-based businessman.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
European clubs chase Awako
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Rwanda 2009, which is the 16th Edition of CAF’s U–20 Championships, described the performance of Black Satellites as a clear indication of unveiling greater talents that abound on the soils Ghana.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Minister designate unhappy
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-designate, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni, says the Minority in Parliament walked out on him during his vetting because they failed to listen to their conscience.
ACCRA :
Former President Kufuor gets more job.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has accepted two more international appointments with the United Nations World Food Programme and the Milan Expo 2015.
(AKIM ABUAKWA) EAST AKYEM :
Heads advised against victimisation
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Mr Bismarck Tawiah-Boateng, Eastern Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has appealed to Heads of Departments in the Akyem Abuakwa area not to target perceived sympathizers of the NDC for transfers intended as punishment.
STMA :
What is the state of crime ?
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Criminal cases in the Western Region increased from 16,167 in 2007 to 19,380 in 2008, an increase of 3,213, a press release from the Regional Police Command has stated.
KMA :
Concerns raised over the attitude of traditional leaders?
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Most Reverend Peter Kwasi Sarpong, the immediate-past Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Kumasi has expressed concern about the attitude of some traditional rulers who oppressed rather than liberate their subjects.
 
KMA :
Driver kills police inspector
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Kumasi Circuit Court I has sentenced a driver to a fine of GH¢600 for driving carelessly, knocking down and killing a policeman instantly.
 
KMA :
Government must pay attention to games
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The government has been advised to give greater attention to the games and lotteries sector to help the country derive the needed revenue for development.
KWAEBIBIREM :
GHC 10,000 for family
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Kwaebibirem Central Integrated Community Centre for Employable Skills (ICCES) has received vocational tools and equipment worth over GH C10, 000.
    
AWUTU SENYA :
Training for officers
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Effutu Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service, has organised a three-day capacity building workshop for 23 Circuit Supervisors and 23 scheduled officers from the Municipality and the Awutu Senya district at Winneba.
WEST AKIM :
Man steals goats
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Kwaku Asare, a chainsaw operator, has been remanded in prison custody by the Asamankese Circuit Court, for stealing four goats at three different places on a single night.

KMA :
GES takes steps to improve the system
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has identified the usage of English Language as a major problem for students and has therefore initiated programmes including quiz and debates to address it.
KMA:
CEPS exceeds target.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Kumasi Sector of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) collected a total sum of 24,775,909.25 Ghana cedis in revenue mobilization for 2008 as against a target of 12,240,000 Ghana cedis.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Ministry empowers district assemblies
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has launched a health promotion programme dubbed, “Community Led Total Sanitation” with the objective of empowering rural communities to lead in the provision of latrines to enhance their health status.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
All set for Glo-CAF Awards 2008
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Later today at the Expo Hall of the plush Eko Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, the CAF Player of the Year 2008, will be unveiled at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Our ultimate goal is to conquer the world
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A few days after wooing the hearts of all Ghanaians across the globe by emerging as Africa’s best Under 20 team, the Black Satellites are now looking forward to conquering the world later this year.
BOLGATANGA:
Anti-malaria programme gains roots
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization, (ADDRO) in the Upper East Region has extended its anti-malaria programme to the Eastern and Western Regions as part of the organization’s move to reduce malaria in these areas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAF Ordinary General Assembly
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The 31st CAF Ordinary General Assembly opens today at the Tafewa Balewa Square (TBS) in lagos Nigeria.
ACCRA:
NGO steps up war on Buruli ulcer
Tuesday, February 10 2009
With growing awareness that Buruli Ulcer can be treated when it is detected early, an NGO has stepped up the war on the disease in the country, urging health professionals and workers to update themselves with the World Health Organisation’s current treatment recommendations.
CAPE COAST:
Fisheries Ministry scrapping justified - fishermen
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A cross-section of fishermen in the Central Region on Tuesday, expressed their approval of the decision by government to scrap the Fisheries Ministry.
ACCRA:
’Aqua Vitens not interested in privatization’
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A fact sheet on the five-year management contract between Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL) and Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) says it is not the policy of AVRL to participate in privatization of water.
NATIONAL:
NDC targets 9% budget deficit in 2009
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The NDC has targeted a 9-percent budget deficit at the end of the 2009 financial year, representing a five-percent reduction from the current 14 percent.
(AKIM OSOROASE) BIRIM SOUTH:
Farmer rapist jailed 12 years
Tuesday, February 10 2009
A 58 year old farmer, Job Arthur, who lured a nine-year-old girl to a nearby cocoa farm at Akim Osoroase near Achiase, to forcibly have sexual intercourse with, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour, by the Akim Swedru Circuit Court in the Eastern Region.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Municipal revenue staff end workshop
Tuesday, February 10 2009
The Finance Office of the Birim Central Municipal Assembly has aimed at exceeding its revenue target of GH¢ 353,800 set for 2009 fiscal year, Mr. William Ompong-Kwaku, Birim Central Municipal Finance Officer, has disclosed.
TALENSI NABDAM:
Constituents push for embattled Asaga
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Executive Members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress in the Nabdam and Talensi Constituencies have appealed to President Mills to rescind his decision on the withdrawal of Mr Moses Asaga as the Minister-Nominee for Water Resources, Works and Housing.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
More Ministerial nominees vetted
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Minister-nominee for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor has told the Appointments Committee of Parliament that the automation of revenue agencies was critical to improving upon revenue collection.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Government to protect Ga-Dangme lands
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has given an assurance that Government would work in the interest of the Ga-Dangme people and protect their lands.
(GIMPA) AMA :
Auditors upgrade themselves
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Ghana’s Auditor-General, Mr Edward Dua Agyemang has called on the staff of the Audit Service to improve their academic capabilities.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Need for equity in distribution of national resources- Mills
Wednesday, February 11 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has  reiterated the need for equity in the distribution and use of national resources to the benefit of all Ghanaians.
ASHAIMAN :
Ashaiman NDC supporters besiege assembly
Wednesday, February 11 2009
About 30 supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ashaiman on Tuesday morning besieged the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AMA) and attacked the Coordinating Director over management of public toilets.
NATIONAL :
President calls for enquiry into stadium disaster
Wednesday, February 11 2009
President John Evans Attah Mills has directed an enquiry into the death of six people as a result of the incident at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, following the match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, February 10, 2009
TECHIMAN :
Be ready for social accountability- APRM official
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Administrator of African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Mr. Kofi Gyan has stressed the need for the leadership of all sectors of society to account for their actions and inactions that impacted on society.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Ghanaians asked to seek support of God
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Pastor Mathew Gbeku of the Church of Pentecost, has asked Ghanaians to seek God’s support in their efforts and apply the outcomes of those efforts towards the general good.
ACCRA:
Houses not allocated to NPP functionaries
Wednesday, February 11 2009
A Former Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Albaji Abubakar Sadddique Boniface, has denied that 719 out of the 3,000 housing units under the government’s Affordable Housing Scheme have been allocated to functionaries and agents of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.
ACCRA :
More orphanages to be closed down
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Department of Social Welfare has identified three more orphanages that it says are not of standard to operate and has earmarked them for closure in the first quarter of this year.
ACCRA:
GT ready for review
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The management of Ghana Telecom is ready for any move by the government to review the sale of the company to Vodafone International, the Head of Communications and Customer Care, Major Albert B. Don-Chebe (rtd) has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko’s head coach resigns
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Club Maurice Cooreman has resigned from the Club.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) LOCAL:
Tennis Clubs receive equipment
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Accra has donated a quantity of tennis equipment to the Accra Lawn Tennis Club and other Tennis Clubs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Heat blamed for Ghana deaths
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Severe heat and overcrowding are being blamed for the deaths of four fans at a Ghanaian league match between Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Opeele ready for first test
Thursday, February 12 2009
Interim Asante Kotoko head coach Isaac Opeele Boateng will be handed his first test on Thursday afternoon when he faces his former team Tema Youth in the Glo Premier League at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA to donate to clubs
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) is to donate footballs to Division One Clubs to aid them prepare towards the beckoning league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas changes in Satellites
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Coach Sellas Tetteh has hinted that his final team for the Egypt 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup next September would include a few surprise faces.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Merrikh face ATRACO test in Kigali
Thursday, February 12 2009
Big-spending and hyper-ambitious Sudanese club Al-Merreikh are in trouble just one match into this season’s CAF-MTN Champions League campaign.
BUILSA:
Builsa Citizens Association congratulates MP
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Builsa Citizens Association in the Upper West Region, on Wednesday, congratulated Mr. Alhassan Azong, Member of Parliament for Builsa South, on his nomination as a Minister of State at the Office of the President.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Egypt dominates Glo-CAF Awards
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Egyptian football emerged the dominant force at the Glo-CAF Awards 2008 Gala held on Tuesday in Lagos, Nigeria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Adebayor wins African Player of the Year
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor has made history by becoming the first Togolese to be crowned African Footballer of the Year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Miners to test Hearts
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Struggling AshantiGold will be looking to upset an in-form Hearts of Oak side who have opened a seven-point lead at the top of the Glo Premier League standings as they take on the Phobians on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars seek win against the Pharaohs
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Ghana will be aiming to neutralise the attacking threat of the African champions in Wednesday’s friendly against Egypt as Black Stars coach, Milovan Rajevac seeks a win.
(AKIM ASAMAMA) ATIWA:
Asamama School appeals for help
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Management of the Akim Asamama Primary School has appealed to the Atiwa District Assembly to, as a matter of urgency, rehabilitate the school to create a congenial atmosphere for teaching and learning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
African teams set for friendlies
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Many African teams are preparing for the final phase of 2010 World Cup qualifiers with friendly matches on Wednesday.
(AKIM OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Philanthropist rehabilitates mosque
Thursday, February 12 2009
A philanthropist, Malam Nuhu Tamintuo is rehabilitating the Akyem Osino Mosque in the Fanteakwa District, which was destroyed by a rainstorm last year.
(GOMOA NDUEM) GOMOA EAST:
Traditional Medicine practitioners want Bill passed
Thursday, February 12 2009
Gomoa East and West districts branch of the Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners (GHAFTRAM) have appealed to the government to pass the Traditional Medicine Council Bill, enacted in 2000 into law.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Arrest people who litter the streets -Nana Botwe
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Swedruhene, Nana Kobina Botwe II, has called for the arrest and prosecution of people, who litter the streets to ensure environmental cleanliness in the Agona West Municipality.
NATIONAL :
Five million children to be immunized against polio
Thursday, February 12 2009
About five million children under-five years would be immunized against the poliovirus from February 12-14 in the first round of the National Immunization Days (NIDs).
ACCRA :
Ghanaian woman to ski to the South Pole
Thursday, February 12 2009
A Ghanaian woman has been selected to represent Ghana in this year’s Commonwealth Women’s Antarctic Expedition to ski over 800 kilometres across Antarctica to the Geographic South Pole.
SOUTH DAYI:
South Dayi hail President Mills and Veep Mahama
Thursday, February 12 2009
The chiefs and people of the South Dayi Constituency of the Volta Region has congratulated President John Evans Atta Mills and his Vice President, John Dramani Mahama, on their election to the highest office of the land.
(MUMFORD) GOMOA WEST :
Clean environment on routine basis – DCE
Thursday, February 12 2009
Ghanaians have been urged to see the cleaning of their environments as a routine duty, which needed no compulsion by anyone.
HOHOE :
Cabbie drivers refuse to reduce fares
Thursday, February 12 2009
There is confusion in the Hohoe Municipal Area over taxi fares, several weeks after the National Petroleum Authority reduced fuel prices.
HO :
Parents urged to celebrate Valentine’s Day with children
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Volta Regional Director of Department of Children, Mr Edwin Gamadeku has called on parents to endeavour to celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day with their children.
(JAMES TOWN) AMA :
Alley paving project commissioned at Jamestown
Thursday, February 12 2009
A GH¢9,000 alley paving project to beautify selected alleys in the Ashabienaa-Jamestown communities has been commissioned in Accra with a call on members of the community to support the project to a successful completion.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
25,000-dollar ICT centre for Okuapeman School
Thursday, February 12 2009
A 25,000-dollar Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre with computers for the visually impaired has been inaugurated at Okuapeman School at Akropong-Akuapem.
ACCRA:
Minister-Nominee pledges to be tough on street hawkers
Thursday, February 12 2009
Minister-Nominee for Greater Accra Region, Mr Armah Ashittey, on Wednesday said when given the nod he would take immediate steps to clear the streets of the capital of hawkers.
ACCRA:
President Mills to set up committee on emoluments
Thursday, February 12 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has decided to set up a Committee on Emoluments to revisit the issue of emoluments to specified public holders.
ACCRA :
President Mills replaces Asaga
Thursday, February 12 2009
President Mills has nominated Mr. Albert Abongo, Member of Parliament for Bongo for the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing.

(GBEFI-TORNU) KPANDO :
Herdsman in court
Thursday, February 12 2009
The search for his lost cow led Mohamadu Djanyo, a Fulani Herdsman, back into the hands of the people whose property he had allegedly burnt in the Atsanve forest at Gbefi-Tornu, near Kpando.
ACCRA :
Two Chinese nationals before court
Thursday, February 12 2009
Two Chinese nationals arrested for possession and sale of fake Close-up tooth paste appeared before an Accra Circuit court .
ACCRA :
Social Welfare gets tough
Thursday, February 12 2009
An Assistant Director of the Department of Social Welfare said the review of care reforms was to ensure that Ghana’s orphanages became safe for the vulnerable children in society.
KMA :
Learn to save
Thursday, February 12 2009
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has called on financial institutions to strategise and pursue vigorous campaign in sensitising Ghanaians on the need to save their monies at the bank.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts preserve league lead
Thursday, February 12 2009
Hearts of Oak will go into the two-week break of the Glo Premier League with a seven point lead after a 2-1 victory over AshantiGold at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday.
WA:
DOVVSU gets tough in region
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Upper West Region, last year, recorded a sharp increase in defilement and abduction cases.
(GOMOA KOKOFU) GOMOA WEST :
Federation advises muslims
Thursday, February 12 2009
Leaders of Federation of Muslim Women’s Association of Ghana (MOWAG) have appealed to Muslims to invest in the education of their girls.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Egypt hold Ghana
Thursday, February 12 2009
African champions Egypt stormed back to snatch a 2-2 draw with Ghana in a high-profile Cairo friendly ahead of 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month.
CAPE COAST :
Vasity begins project
Thursday, February 12 2009
Professor Naana Opoku-Agyemang,Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast (UCC), has cut the sod for work to begin on a multi-million Ghana Cedi permanent buildings for the UCC’s School of Agriculture.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stephen Appiah on Arsenal’s list
Thursday, February 12 2009
Arsenal are considering a move for Stephen Appiah, the former Juventus and Udinese midfielder.
ACCRA:
Pastors in court for assault
Thursday, February 12 2009
Two pastors have appeared before an Accra circuit court for beating and causing harm to a lady co-tenant.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA seeks government bailout
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is in pole position to lose most of its landed and moveable properties within the next four weeks if government does not provide it with a bailout option.
NATIONAL:
Supreme court grants order for certiori
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Supreme Court has unanimously granted an order for certiorari filed by the Ghana Lotto Operators Association against the National Lotto Authority (NLA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Hayatou re-elected as CAF President
Thursday, February 12 2009
CAF President, Issa Hayatou has been re-elected to head the continental soccer governing body for a four-year term.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien returns to training
Thursday, February 12 2009
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has returned to training with Chelsea, taking part in first group session since injury.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
GCB expands Winneba facilities
Thursday, February 12 2009
The Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) is expanding its facilities and operations at Winneba to meet the demand of its increasing customers.
TEMA:
’Chocolate Day’ to be memorable
Thursday, February 12 2009
The management of Cocoa Processing Company in Tema has assured the nation of more cocoa products especially, chocolate, on the market to enable the public celebrate the Valentine Day in a grand and enjoyable style.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
MPs to sabotage government?
Thursday, February 12 2009
Members of Parliament are threatening to sabotage bills from the executive arm of government following the review of their ex-gratia.
(AKROPONG AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
25,000-dollar ICT centre inaugurated
Thursday, February 12 2009
A 25,000-dollar Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre with computers for the visually impaired has been inaugurated at Okuapeman School at Akropong-Akuapem.
TAMALE:
Food security takes centre stage
Thursday, February 12 2009
The third annual Harmattan School, a policy think-tank for the development of Northern Ghana, has ended at Bolgatanga with a call on people from the three northern regions to use the school as a platform to demand accountability from politicians, donors and NGOs operating in the area.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
MPs approved Chinery Hesse report?
Friday, February 13 2009
Members of Parliament have been forced to confess the controversial Chinery-Hesse Committee report on emoluments was duly signed and approved by the House.
(NKRANKWANTA) DORMAA :
Coco Board stands up for children
Friday, February 13 2009
Officers of the Ghana Cocoa Board and the Quality Control Division have ended a one day forum for 800 cocoa farmers on the dangers of worst forms of child labour at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa municipality.
    
ACCRA :
Ghanaians refuse one pesewa
Friday, February 13 2009
The One Ghana Pesewa coin,which was introduced as part of redenomination of the country’s currency in 2007 is not easily accepted among the public either for purchases or change, a survey has revealed.
ACCRA :
Tetteh Quashie remembered
Friday, February 13 2009
Ghana’s historic figure, Tetteh Quarshie, who introduced cocoa into the country on Thursday received a minute’s silence in recognition of his contribution to the success of the cocoa industry.
    
ASHAIMAN :
MP apologises for colleagues
Friday, February 13 2009
Mr Alfred Kwame Agbesi, Member of Parliament for Ashaiman, near Tema, on Wednesday apologized on behalf of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the misconduct of some party supporters who reportedly attacked key officials of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AshMA) over management of public toilets.
TECHIMAN :
More to be done after fuel reduction
Friday, February 13 2009
Techiman Municipal Taxi branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union has appealed to the government not only be concerned with fuel price reduction but efforts must be made to lower prices of spare parts and related accessories in the transport sector.
ACCRA :
AIDS commission boss happy
Friday, February 13 2009
The Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Professor Sakyi Awuku Amoa, has said the contribution from the public and private sector, civil society and development partners had helped in achieving a near stabilization of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the country.
CAPE COAST:
Regional Coordinating Council to go to court
Friday, February 13 2009
Mr Michael Essandoh, Central Regional Coordinating Director has said the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) would collaborate with the Judiciary in the implementation of bye-laws on sanitation enacted by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.
HOHOE:
Closed midwifery schools to be opened
Friday, February 13 2009
Mrs Gladys Fabian, Deputy Director in-charge of Human Resource Health Development (HRHD) of Ministry of Health said a national programme to train more midwives to improve on their acute shortage in the country was on course.
    
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Nominations approval rescheduled
Friday, February 13 2009
Parliament could not debate a report of the Appointments Committee and approve or reject ministerial nominees based on the work of the committee as scheduled for Thursday.
    
ACCRA :
Former presidential aspirant returns vehicles
Friday, February 13 2009
Nana Akufo-Addo, former Foreign Affairs Minister and presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party in the December elections, has returned two official vehicles to the ministry.
ACCRA:
Maths day tomorow for students
Friday, February 13 2009
Tomorrow,February 14, will be observed as National Mathematics day in school throughout the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana drops on FIFA ranking
Friday, February 13 2009
Ghana drops ten places to the 35th position on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking table released today by Fifa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko maintain title chase
Friday, February 13 2009
Isaac Opeele Boateng breathes life to Asante Kotoko’s title challenge as he led the Porcupine Warriors to a 2-1 win over former club, Tema Youth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas split points with Faisal
Friday, February 13 2009
A goal in each half was all that Kumasi based King Faisal Babies and visiting Sekondi Hasaacas could record in their mid-week 10th feature of the Glo Premier League encounter at Baba Yara stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo left out of Zamalek squad
Friday, February 13 2009
Ghanaian Junior Agogo has been left out of Zamalek’s squad for the Egyptian Premier League game against Ittihad on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Egypt Coach Blames Strikers
Friday, February 13 2009
Egypt coach, Hassan Shehata has said his team would have finished off Ghana in a friendly on Wednesday but for his strikers, led by Wigan’s Amr Zaki, who squandered several begging chances.
(APLAKU) GA EAST:
Land guard boss arrested
Friday, February 13 2009
A notorious landguard boss, Nii Armah  Hyde aka Armah Rasta has been nabbed by the Accra Police Command and arraigned for assault.
TAIN :
Delegation meets with Veep
Friday, February 13 2009
A delegation of chiefs from the Tain District interacted with Vice-president John Mahama on developmental issues in the district at the castle.
ACCRA :
Be careful how you list names on mobilephones
Friday, February 13 2009
The story is told of a lady who has changed her habit of how she lists names on her mobile phone after her handbag was stolen.
(AKONTANIM) DORMAA EAST :
New chief for town
Friday, February 13 2009
A 50 year-old London based building contractor, Emmanuel Kwame Kumi, has sworn the oath of allegiance to the Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, as the new chief for Akontanim, near Wamfie in the Dormaa East District.
(SEFWI- BEKWAI) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI:
500 homeless
Friday, February 13 2009
A severe rainstorm that hit Sefwi-Bekwai in the Western Region, on Monday, destroyed more than 105 houses and rendered 500 people homeless.
(ADAKLU-AHUNDA) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Six children injured
Friday, February 13 2009
Two pregnant women and six children at Adaklu-Ahunda, last Tuesday, sustained various degrees of injuries following a rainstorm.
   
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Youngman found dead
Friday, February 13 2009
An unidentified young man, believed to be in his late 20s, has been found dead on a farm at Ahenlizo, near Axim, in the Western Region.
NATIONAL:
Parliament approves eleven ministers
Friday, February 13 2009
Parliament has approved eleven persons nominated for ministerial appointments by President John Evans Atta Mills and have gone through parliamentary vetting.
(MAABANG) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
President Mills urged to put premium on Microfinance
Friday, February 13 2009
The Chief  Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ahafo Community Development Agency (ACODA), James Kyei Sarpong, has urged President Mills’ Administration to put in place pragmatic measure to reduce poverty among the rural folk, especially women. 
CAPE COAST:
Measures to check sanitation in C/R
Friday, February 13 2009
Central Regional Coordinating Director, Mr Michael Essandoh said the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) would collaborate with the Judiciary in the implementation of bye-laws on sanitation enacted by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.
ACCRA:
President Mills receives delegation of National Peace Council
Friday, February 13 2009
President Atta Mills says government will ensure that the National Peace Council is formalized through legislation in Parliament.
(ACCRA) AMA:
SHS’ hold exchange programme
Saturday, February 14 2009
Former Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), on Friday challenged the youth to study the arts and sciences of nature and adopt them for the advancement of society.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Mahama solicits support of traders
Saturday, February 14 2009
Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has urged market women to help government promote the retail of locally manufactured products to bring about long-term stability in the economy.
WENCHI:
Education standards fall in Wenchi
Saturday, February 14 2009
Lack of parental support and commitment has been a major contributory factor to the poor academic performance of junior high school students in Wenchi municipality, Mr. Joseph Ankomah, Municipal Secretary of Ghana National Association of Teachers, has said.    
ACCRA:
NIB boss in court for wilfully causing financial loss
Saturday, February 14 2009
Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB), Daniel Charles Gyimah, on Friday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with wilfully causing financial loss of 60 million dollars to the state.
ACCRA:
Vice President calls for changes in penal system
Saturday, February 14 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called for changes in the country’s penal justice system towards a more humane policy that aims at transforming prison inmates to be useful citizens after their jail term.
BONGO:
Teachers threaten to withdraw services
Saturday, February 14 2009
Pioneers of Diploma in Basic Education (DBE) teachers in the Bongo District have threatened to withdraw their services if the District Director of Education, Mr. Francis Agyeere, is not withdrawn from the district by the end of the second term of the academic year.
(GOMOA EKAWKROM) GOMOA:
Gomoa Ekawkrom gets library
Saturday, February 14 2009
A five thousand Ghana cedi library complex, stocked with assorted books and constructed by the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), has been inaugurated and handed over to the chiefs and the people of Gomoa Ekwamkrom in the Central region.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Increase our feeding grant – Blind
Saturday, February 14 2009
The Akropong School for the Blind has appealed to the government to increase the feeding grant for the students, which currently stood at  GH¢0.80 per student daily.
HOHOE:
Chiefs to rediscover historical values for development
Saturday, February 14 2009
Paramount Queen of SASADU Traditional Areas (Saviefe, Akrofu, Sovie and Alavanyo) , Mamaga Ngoyifiaga Akosua 1,has called on traditional authorities to lead the crusade to rediscover what was valuable in their history and their relevance to the present and future progress of society.
WINNEBA:
Police Command to ensure incident free valentine
Saturday, February 14 2009
The Winneba Police Command has put in place measures to sustain peace and also prevent crime in the municipality during the celebration of the Valentine festival.
ACCRA:
CEPS would participate in Independence parade – Doku
Saturday, February 14 2009
The Management of Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) on Friday stated that its officers would participate in this year’s Independence Day celebration as well as other national events.
BIBIANI:
Woman, 17, remanded for stealing
Saturday, February 14 2009
The Bibiani Magistrate Court, presided over by Mr Osei Kofi Amoako, has remanded a 17 year-old unemployed, Afua Grace, into Police custody for stealing GH¢200.
NATIONAL:
President Mills swears-in 10 ministers
Sunday, February 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has sworn-in 10 new ministers whose nominations have been approved by Parliament.
HO:
Cadetting can curb indiscipline - GES
Sunday, February 15 2009
The Volta Regional Director of the Ghana Education Service, Reverend Samuel Amankwah, on Saturday inaugurated the Volta Regional Cadet Corps Headquarters in Ho and expressed the hope that the concept of cadetting would help curb indiscipline among the youth.
CAPE COAST:
Maths teachers challenged
Sunday, February 15 2009
The Vice-President of the Ghana Mathematic Society, Professor Benjamin Eshun, has called on teachers of the subject to make it interesting to learn.
ACCRA:
Detained NIB Boss refused family breakfast
Sunday, February 15 2009
The Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) on Saturday refused Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of National Investment Bank (NIB), breakfast prepared by his family.
(WA) WMA:
Wa Municipality heeds to President’s call
Sunday, February 15 2009
Residents of the Wa Municipality on Saturday undertook a cleanup exercise to rid the area of filth to promote environmental cleanliness.
(GOMOA OFOASE) GOMOA WEST:
Development oriented festivals advocated
Sunday, February 15 2009
The chief of Gomoa Ekroful in the Central Region, Nana Kweku Arhin II, has urged Ghanaians to use the celebration of festivals for the identification of problems and promotion of development.
    
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
Mills thumbs up for Al-Qathafi
Sunday, February 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Saturday commended Libyan Leader, Muammar al-Qathafi on his election as Chairman of the African Union, with an assurance to strengthen relations between Ghana and Libya.
    
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
School for the blind cries out!
Sunday, February 15 2009
An appeal has been made to the government to increase the feeding grant for students of Akropong School for the Blind which currently stood at GP 80 per student daily.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Controversial ex-gratia, Kufuor to break silence?
Sunday, February 15 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunak Ahbor Ankobea II, has appealed to former President J.A. Kufuor to intervene in the Chinery Hesse ex-gratia impasse which has generated controversy in the country.
ACCRA:
Pure cocoa intake ensures healthy living
Sunday, February 15 2009
Head of the Anatomy Department, University of Ghana Medical School, Professor Fredrick Addai, on Saturday said regular intake of pure cocoa or chocolate was a must for healthy living.
   
TECHIMAN:
’Traditional rulers lack resources’
Sunday, February 15 2009
A traditional ruler has observed that the biggest weakness of Traditional Authorities and Traditional Councils in Ghana is the lack of human and material resources to make them function effectively.
    
GOMOA WEST:
Benyiwa-Doe expresses gratitude to supporters
Sunday, February 15 2009
The Central Regional Minister Nominee, Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe, has expressed gratitude to her teeming supporters who thronged Parliament House on Wednesday to give her moral support during her vetting.
ACCRA :
Mining in forest reserve must stop – WACAM
Monday, February 16 2009
Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called on Government to cancel the permit issued to Newmont Mining Corporation to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in Akyem area of Eastern Region.
    
(TEMA) TMA :
Schools encouraged to partner with stakeholders
Monday, February 16 2009
Our Lady of Mercy (OLAM) Senior High School (SHS) in Tema has celebrated its 10th anniversary with a call on educational institutions to partner with stakeholders in their various communities for support to ensure rapid development of their schools.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Police detains driver for murder
Monday, February 16 2009
A 24-year old driver, Kwabena Aryeh has been placed in police custody at Nsawam, for allegedly causing the death of his 18-year spouse, Comfort Attaa, a trader.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema Mantse calls for clean coastline
Monday, February 16 2009
The Tema Mantse,  Nii Osonga Adjei Kraku II has appealed to people living along the coastal areas to endeavour to keep the beaches clean at all times in order to promote good hygiene and attract tourists to generate revenue for the state.
(NEW ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Ghanaians urged to eschew ethnic sentiments
Monday, February 16 2009
The Moderator of the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso has urged Ghanaians to avoid ethnic sentiments that tend to create disunity in society.
(AJUMAKO BISEASE) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM :
PTA presents bus to school
Monday, February 16 2009
The Parent-Teacher-Association (PTA) of Bisease Senior Secondary Commercial School (BISECO), in the Central Region, has presented a Toyota Hace bus and a Polytank to the school at Ajumako Bisease.
(INCHABAN) STMA :
NGO donates to physically challenged children
Monday, February 16 2009
New Blue Vision, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has donated detergents, toys, biscuits and medical equipment worth over 30,000 Ghana Cedis to some institutions in Sekondi and Takoradi in the Western Region.
ACCRA:
Government not connected to predicament of NIB boss - Ayariga
Monday, February 16 2009
Press Secretary and Presidential Spokes Person, Mr. Mahama Ayariga, said government was not involved in the situation in which interdicted Managing Director of the National Investment Board (NIB), Mr Kofi Gyima found himself.
(ASYLUM DOWN) AMA :
Couples renew vows in church
Monday, February 16 2009
The Young Adults Fellowship (YAF) of the Asylum Down Presbyterian Church on Saturday, evening organized a programme dubbed: “Atmosphere of Love 2009” aimed at strengthening marriages in the church while encouraging singles to desire getting married.
ACCRA:
President calls for African consensus to meet challenges
Monday, February 16 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has reiterated a united front for African countries to find ways to revitalise their economies to meet the challenges of the current global economic crisis.
(TANTRA HILL) GA WEST :
HIV/AIDS Immune Booster introduced
Monday, February 16 2009
About 200 people are responding to trials in herbal HIV/AIDS Immune Booster at the Champion Divine Clinic at Tantra Hill in Accra.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Sixty two perish in two accidents
Monday, February 16 2009
Sixty-two people perished in two separate accidents on the Kintampo- Tamale-Bolgatanga road yesterday. Many others were reported to have sustained injuries, some seriously.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Presidency distants itself
Monday, February 16 2009
The Presidency has for the first time commented on the court case against National Investment Bank boss, Mr Daniel Charles Gyimah, saying it has no hand in his troubles with the law.
AKATSI :
"Doctor" on remand.
Monday, February 16 2009
A Magistrate court at Akatsi has remanded Michael Acheampong, 28, in police custody for false assumption of professional title as medical officer and illegal practice of medicine.
EFFUTU :
Clean up exercise for municipal
Monday, February 16 2009
The Effutu Municipal Assembly, in collaboration with civil society organisations in Winneba, on Saturday undertook a clean-up exercise in the municipality.
SUNYANI :
15000 criminal cases recorded
Monday, February 16 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command recorded a total of 15 thousand three hundred and 86 criminal cases last year. This represents a slight increase over the thirteen thousand four hundred and 23 recorded in 2007. 
AMA :
Assembly laments on spending.
Monday, February 16 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly(AMA) spends five hundred thousand Ghana cedis (GHC 500,000) a month to collect about sixty thousand tones of waste which is generated in the capital during the period.
ACCRA :
BNI investigates ex -gratia matters
Monday, February 16 2009
The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has commenced investigations to determine the authenticity of a letter purported to have emanated from the former Chief of Staff, Mr. Kwadwo Mpiani, dated December 30, 2008 on behalf of former President J. A. Kufuor, approving ex gratia payment to Article 71 officials.
(AWUTU) AWUTU SENYA :
Traditional council pledges support for health centre
Monday, February 16 2009
The Awutu Traditional Council has promised to release enough land free of charge for the construction of a hospital and nurses quarters at Awutu Beraku any time the authorities are ready.
  
NATIONAL :
State of the nation address on Thursday
Monday, February 16 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills will deliver the State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Thursday.
CAPE COAST:
Clean up in the town
Monday, February 16 2009
Citizens in and around the Cape Coast Metropolis together with personnel from Zoomlion Company, security services, as well as some identifiable groups, undertook a five-hour massive clean-up exercise to rid the metropolis of the huge filth and stench that had engulfed the area.
ACCRA:
Kufuor returns home
Monday, February 16 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, returned home Saturday night, after a 10-visit to Italy and the United Kingdom, where he accepted appointments to high offices of three international organizations.
(SENYA BERAKU) NPP:
NPP holds thanksgiving service
Monday, February 16 2009
A former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Haruna Esseku, on Saturday appealed to members and supporters of the party to remain united and work extra hard towards the party’s victory in the 2012 general election.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level for today
Monday, February 16 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, February 16, 2009.
CAPE COAST:
Chiefs vals day gift turns to death
Monday, February 16 2009
A paramount chief in the Central Region reportedly died on Valentine’s Day at a beach resort while in the company of his concubine.
    
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
1500 pounds to support institutions
Monday, February 16 2009
The Nkosuohene (Development Chief) of the Nimfa Division of the Nkusukum Traditional Area, Nana Ato Kwamena Asokomfo, a British, has donated items worth about 1,500 pounds to some institutions in Saltpond.
STMA :
Assembly undertakes clean up exercise
Monday, February 16 2009
Business activities came to a halt in Takoradi on Saturday during a massive clean-up exercise as part of the Valentine Day celebration.
ACCRA:
Military reconstitutes investigative team
Monday, February 16 2009
The Military High Command has reconstituted the Board of Inquiry (BOI) set up to investigate alleged irregularities that characterised the recruitment of 420 would-be soldiers in March 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars to prepare from Sekondi
Monday, February 16 2009
The Black Stars will set up camp in Sekondi from where Milovan Rajevac will begin the final leg of Ghana’s build up for the African Nations Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah racially abused in France
Monday, February 16 2009
Lyon coach Claude Puel has blamed himself for the dismissal of Ghanaian defender John Mensah during the French champions’ 3-1 win over Le Havre.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson happy at Wigan
Monday, February 16 2009
Richard Kingson is happy at Wigan Athletic despite being constantly restricted to the bench at the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingson happy at Wigan
Monday, February 16 2009
Richard Kingson is happy at Wigan Athletic despite being constantly restricted to the bench at the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Lions fail Africa test
Monday, February 16 2009
Heart of Lions admit they have only themselves to blame after failing to reach the first round qualifying stage of the African Champions League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Zamalek issue Agogo warning
Monday, February 16 2009
Zamalek have warned Junior Agogo they will terminate his 500 000 dollars a year contract unless his attitude and work rate improves.
ACCRA:
Parliament loses Jirapa Member
Monday, February 16 2009
News making the rounds in Accra suggest that the the Member of Parliament for Jirapa and a former Minister of Communications, Hon. Edward Salia has passed away.
TECHIMAN:
Oversight committees inaugurated
Monday, February 16 2009
At least 116 out of 170 Districts Oversight Committees (DOCs) of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) governing council have been inaugurated.
CAPE COAST:
Cape Vars accident claims 3 lives
Monday, February 16 2009
Three people lost their lives, in two separate freak accidents, involving two articulated trucks and two saloon cars, along the University of Cape Coast’s east and west gates on Thursday 12 and Saturday 14 February.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Asunafo North receive service personnel
Monday, February 16 2009
Some 110 personnel from the National Service Scheme have been posted to serve in the Asunafo North Municipality out of which 60 per cent are with the Ghana Education Service.
WA:
’Wee’ murder under probe
Monday, February 16 2009
The Wa Police at the weekend arrested two suspected Indian hemp peddlers, for allegedly beating Mauzu Hafiz, a 25-year-old electrician to death.
(AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU SENYA:
We will host district hospital - Chief
Monday, February 16 2009
The Awutu Traditional Council has promised to release enough land at no cost for the construction of a permanent hospital and nurses quarters at Awutu Beraku any time the government is ready.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Mortality rates reduce at Nsawam Hospital
Monday, February 16 2009
Under five mortality rates reduced to 12 per 1,000 admissions in 2008 from 24 per 1,000 admissions in 2007 at the Nsawam Government Hospital.
(NEW SAWIRESO) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Chief steps in to save NHIS
Monday, February 16 2009
The Chief of New-Sawireso in Asunafo South District, Nana Agyemang Duah, has urged Ghanaians not to politicize the National Health Insurance Scheme, since “sickness does not discriminate”.
ACCRA:
Ministry probes recent road carnage
Monday, February 16 2009
The Ministry of Transport on Monday expressed regret at road traffic crashes resulting in several deaths and injuries over the weekend in parts of the country.
(BOAMANG) AFIGYA KWABRE:
’Provide Health Centre with Ambulance’
Monday, February 16 2009
The Chief Medical Director in Charge of the Boamang Health Centre in the Afigya-Kwabre District, Mrs Gladys Oduro, has called on the government to provide the Centre with an Ambulance.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian delegation leaves for Zain competition in Uganda
Tuesday, February 17 2009
A 16-member Ghanaian delegation left Accra to Uganda over the weekend to participate in the Zain Africa Challenge, a quiz competition among selected university students from Africa.
ASUTIFI :
Court to hear Asutifi South election petition
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Court of Appeal (CA) will today (Tuesday) hear an appeal application brought before it by the Electoral Commission (EC) challenging the Sunyani High Court’s ruling on a preliminary objection on the Asutifi South Parliamentary election petition.
(TEMA) TMA :
French Naval vessel arrives at Tema
Tuesday, February 17 2009
A French naval vessel “La Foudre” has berthed at the Tema Port for a three-day goodwill visit to the country.
TAMALE :
Include HIV/AIDS in bargaining agreements
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has appealed for the formulation of HIV/AIDS policies and their inclusion into the collective bargaining agreements of workers.
(KNUST) KMA :
Government urged to give contract to local publishing industry
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Provost of the College of Arts, Social Science and Technology Department, at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor Daniel Bour has asked government to give contract to local publishing industries to print text books and other materials for educational institutions in the country.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Newmont registers 424 people under NHIS
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Newmont Gold Ghana Limited has registered over 424 household members onto the National Health Insurance Scheme to make good its policy of medically empowering households impacted by its mining activities.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Lands and Forestry Minister demands loyalty
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Minister of Lands and Forestry, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has demanded from the staff of the Ministry loyalty and dedicated service to enable the government deliver on its promises to the people.
ACCRA :
Decentralize ICT policies -Chief Director
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications Mr Kwaku Ofosu-Adarkwa has reiterated the need for the decentralization of the government’s ICT policy to ensure effective implementation especially at the local level
(GOMOA BUDUATTA) GOMOA EAST:
Chiefs smoke peace pipe
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunako Ahor Ankobea II has exhorted Ghanaians to use the President’s commitment to peace to resolve chieftaincy and other disputes in the country.
HO :
Suspect requests to be fed every four hours
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Ibrahim Adams, on trial in a Ho Circuit Court for possessing fake currency, has appealed to the court to order the Ho Prison authorities to comply with his doctor’s prescription to feed him every four hours.
(FODOME HELU) HOHOE :
Farmer in court over miscarriage of pregnancy
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Daniel Ahorsu, a 30-year-old farmer of Fodome Helu near Hohoe who allegedly beat up one Madam Angela Kpaku leading to the miscarriage of her three-month-old pregnancy has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Saltpond Hospital receives x-ray machine
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Saint Peter and Paul Anglican Church at Saltpond has presented x-ray equipment with accessories to the Saltpond Municipal Hospital.
(SOWUTOUM) GA WEST :
Government needs the religious bodies
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has reaffirmed government’s determination to partner with religious bodies to ensure that State appointees were not consumed with their own needs, but worked towards reducing the difficulties of the ordinary people.
ACCRA :
Some security persons under investigation
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The security agencies are investigating a case in which four serving policemen and a soldier are alleged to have attacked a Ghanaian businessman at a hotel in Accra and violently robbed him of his cash and personal effects.
AMA :
Training school fully functional
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Director General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, William Ampem Darko says Radio and Television have undergone a lot of transformation. 
KMA :
Clear fake drugs from the market
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Some Kumasi residents have called on the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) to take concrete steps to rid the market of suspected fake drugs.
(SALAGA) CENTRAL GONJA :
Traditional council holds meeting
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Gonja Traditional Council has held its annual general meeting at Salaga. In an address the King of Gonja and President of the Gonja Traditional Council Yagbonwura Bawa Abudu Doshie, said the purpose of the meeting is to assess their achievements and failures for the past year and also as chiefs, to assist the country move forward.
ACCRA :
National Budget will not consider public views
Tuesday, February 17 2009
This years’ budget, which is expected to be read on Wednesday, February 25 2009, will not have any public inputs as has been the norm for the past three years.
(SOFOLINE) KMA :
Police kill robber.
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The police have shot and killed one of four armed robbers who attempted to rape a woman after robbing her.
AMA :
Assembly removes banners and posters
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is to mount more event billboards in various parts of the city to prevent the indiscriminate pasting of posters at unauthorised places.
ACCRA :
Four policemen interdicted
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Four policemen alleged to have robbed a Ghanaian businessman, Kweku Duah of his money and personal effects have been interdicted while their four other other accomplices on the run are being hunted.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB condemns tamper of CCTV
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Professional League Board (PLB) has condemned the tampering of the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) mechanism at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium after the crucial Week Nine Premier League clash involving Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor gets Wise coaching job
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Ghanaian Premier League side Sekondi Eleven Wise have handed the club’s technical duties to ex-internationals C.K Akunnor and Nii Odartey Lamptey for the next two seasons.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to tour Sudan
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Hearts of Oak will embark on a one-week training of Sudan in an attempt to preserve their form during the two-week break of the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
It was a difficult game
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The Nerazzurri roared to another victory against Milan earlier tonight, with the Ghana’s international midfielder performing well throughout.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Zamalek freeze Agogo again
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Junior Agogo’s misery at Zamalek is set to continue after he was left out of the side due to play El-Masri on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko management in trouble?
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Sylvester Asare Owusu’s job as Kotoko chief executive is hanging by a thread after his infamous ZoomLion episode.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Addo joins Lov-Ham in Norway
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Former Black Starlets captain Paul Addo has signed for Norwegian second-tier side Lov-Ham Football Club from Ghanaian lower league side FairPoint.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dickson wants Charlton stay
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Charlton Ghanaian striker Chris Dickson will withdraw his transfer request less than a month after slapping it in due to his start at the weekend.
ACCRA:
Government apologizes to Nana
Tuesday, February 17 2009
Presidential Spokesperson, Mahama Ayariga has expressed regret at the seizure of a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number GE 1466 Z belonging to Nana Akufo Addo, Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party in the 2008 presidential election.
WA :
Ministry moves to resolve UDS impasse
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo has directed authorities of University of Development Studies (UDS) to stay further action on the intended closure of the Wa Campus.
(DONKORKROM) KWAHU NORTH :
Move to reduce animal mortality
Wednesday, February 18 2009
A two-week training workshop under the Afram Plains District Agriculture Development Project (APDADP), for 23 animal health workers to assist veterinary officers to reduce animal mortality through improved health status of livestock and poultry products in the Kwahu North District has ended at Donkorkrom.
NATIONAL :
Parliament nods for 13
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Parliament has approved the nomination of four ministers of state and nine regional ministers.
ACCRA :
World Tourism day to be held in Ghana
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Ghana will host this year’s World Tourist Day Scheduled for September. The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organsition, Francesco Frangilu announced this when he called on the Vice President, John Mahama, at the Castle. He reiterated that tourism is an important sector and should not be ignored.
ACCRA :
GNPC to be resurrected- Government
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Some sectors of the energy industry are to be restructured to make them more efficient in meeting the energy needs of the country, Vice-President John Mahama has announced.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Three vetted
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday commenced vetting of Minister-Nominees at about 1600 hours and vetted only three Nominees, instead of the usual five or six per day.
    
(CASTLE) AMA:
Letter did not come from castle
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Bureau of National investigations (BNI) says its investigations into the authenticity of a letter purported to have emanated from the former Chief of Staff, Mr Kwadwo Mpiani, approving ex gratia payment to Article 71 officials have so far revealed that the letter did not originate from the Castle neither was it located at the Registry of the Office of the Speaker.
WA:
JICA supports health care
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Health care delivery in the Upper West Region has improved tremendously, especially in the areas of maternal and child health care.
(ASUTIFI SOUTH) ASUTIFI :
Court adjourns case
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Court of Appeal has adjourned sine die the appeal application brought before it by the Electoral Commission (EC), challenging the Sunyani High Court’s ruling in the Asutifi South Parliamentary election delivered on January 6.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Akwatia election - matters arising
Wednesday, February 18 2009
A Koforidua High Court, presided over by Justice Suurebareh, has adjourned the Akwatia Election dispute case to February 20, for ruling on the procedure used in filing the case.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Man steals water pump
Wednesday, February 18 2009
A circuit court at Asamankese in the Eastern Region, has sentenced Kwaku Afatsawu, a 25-year-old mason, to six months imprisonment for stealing a water-pumping machine.
  
AMA :
NIB boss- BNI ; matters arising
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) is scrutinizing documents submitted to execute the bail bond for Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB).
KETU SOUTH :
Four remanded for murder
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The District magistrate’s court at Akatsi, presided over by Mr Daniel Dorkpoh, has remanded four persons in prison custody in connection with the death of a woman, Abla Afornorpe, aged 50, at Dzodze Fiagbedu in the Ketu South District.
NEW JUABEN:
Association assisting sanitation with GHC 4000
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Mr Kwame Adu Bediako, National Chairman of “Abetifiman Mma”, a development-oriented association of citizens of Abetifi in the Eastern Region, has called on members to unite and initiate projects that would give the town a face-lift.
STMA :
Regions registration of birth increases
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The demand for birth certificates by schools before admitting children at Kindergarten in the Brong Ahafo Region, has resulted in an increase in the registration of births in the region.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
NCCE organises competition
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Notre Dame Senior High School at Fiapre in the Sunyani Municipality won the four-day non-residential Project Citizen Brong Ahafo regional showcase held in Sunyani
NATIONAL :
Dispute Resolution centre opened at GBC
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs Justice Georgina Wood has announced that the judiciary has embraced the use of the Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR) to settle cases at every stage of the judicial process.
OBUASI :
Management workshop for basic schools
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Obuasi Municipal Director of Education, Mrs. Beatrice Boakye Prempeh, has called on heads of basic schools to continue sharing good practices that would help to improve the quality of education delivery.
(AKROFROM) KMA :
7 year plan launched
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Akrofuom Senior High Technical School, one of the community schools in the Ashanti Region, launched a 7-year development plan aimed at raising funds to provide some facilities for the school.
OBUASI :
Anglogold stands accused.
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Participants at a meeting on illegal gold mining, “galamsey”, in Obuasi have accused some of the Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) security staff of allegedly encouraging the activity.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Medical authorities urged to conduct emergency abortion
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Mrs Susana Akrofi-Mantey, a Public Health Nurse at the Koforidua Regional Hospital, says although abortion is not encouraged in any form, it is better for medical authorities to accept to safely abort unwanted pregnancies for young girls than to allow them to die from criminal abortion.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Addo open to PSV return
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Eric Addo is open to a return to PSV Eindhoven when his loan deal with Roda JC expires, but is adamant that it will be subject to availability of first-team football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien has faith in Hiddink
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Michael Essien hopes new manager Guus Hiddink will bring the magic to make Chelsea competitive on all fronts for the remainder of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac desires improved Stars
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Players of the Black Stars have little time to hone their performances under Milovan Rajevac as Ghana nears the final stages of preparations for the African Nations Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA seeks Zamalek explanation
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Ghana Football Association says it will write officially to Egyptian club Zamalek about Junior Agogo as the dispute between the player and the Whites deepens.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah shocked by racist abuse
Wednesday, February 18 2009
John Mensah has spoken for the first time about his racial abuse in France last Sunday and says it has left him homesick.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom set for PSG move
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Asante Kotoko claim they have received a 750,000 euros from French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint Germain for enterprising right-back Samuel Inkoom.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afranie to facelift Mirren
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Premier League news boys Sporting Mirren claim they have appointed experienced coach Emmanuel Kwesi Afranie to salvage their league fortunes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Local Stars beat Wise in test game
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The Black Stars beat premiership side, Eleven Wise on Tuesday as the team nears the end of their preparations for the African Nations Championship.
ACCRA:
New Education Minister meets with heads of agencies
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, met with heads of 16 agencies under the Ministry to introduce himself to them ahead of a planned tour of their agencies to have a first hand look at their status.
    
ACCRA:
ECOWAS military officers conclude plans for June exercise
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Some 45 officers involved in the planning for the June 2009 military manoeuvre to test the logistic component of the ECOWAS Standby Force (ESF) have concluded an initial planning conference in Ouagadougou.
NATIONAL:
Anti-tobacco advocates call for ban on smoking
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Tobacco control advocates have called for actions that would put pressure on governments in Africa for effective tobacco control policies and laws to put an end to tobacco usage and smoking.
ACCRA:
Asutifi South election petition goes to Supreme Court
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Alhaji Collins Dauda, National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Asutifi South, has filed an application at the Supreme Court for an Order of Certiorari to set aside the Sunyani High Court’s ruling on the election petition delivered on January 6.
ACCRA:
Trial of Ataa Ayi halted
Wednesday, February 18 2009
The trial of Aryee Aryeetey, aka Ataa Ayee, and two others who are being held for conspiracy and robbery, was on Wednesday halted midway at an Accra Fast Track High Court.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Two remanded over ownership of church
Wednesday, February 18 2009
Two persons belonging to a faction of the Saviour Church of Ghana at Juansah near Agogo have been remanded into prison custody by the Juaso Circuit Court for allegedly threatening to kill one Kwadwo Kyei who belongs to a rival faction.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KMA owes waste collection contractors over GH¢60,000
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) owes small-scale waste collection contractors about GH¢60,645 being outstanding bills for July to December 2008.
ACCRA :
Government determined to eradicate malaria – Dr Yankey
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Minister-designate for Health, Dr George Sipa Adjah-Yankey has said under his stewardship, the Ministry would set up a Malaria Elimination Programme (MEP) to bring malaria to a level that it would no longer become a health problem in the country.
ACCRA
Nurses told to address ill treatment of patients
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Registrar of the Nurses and Midwives Council of Ghana (NMC), Reverend Veronica Darko has urged nurses to give much concern to the ill treatment of patients at hospitals.
KEEA :
Taskforce dissatisfied with attitude of police
Thursday, February 19 2009
The task force established to check defecating and other insanitary practices at the beach in Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality (KEEA), has expressed dissatisfaction with the failure of the police to prosecute culprits.
ACCRA :
Traditional Council reacts to “Valentine Death” story
Thursday, February 19 2009
We reproduce below a rejoinder from Thomas K. Aubyn & Associates, solicitors of a traditional council in the Central Region, to the GNA story: “Chief Dies in Valentine Encounter with Concubine”
TAMALE:
Nine arrested in Tamale violence
Thursday, February 19 2009
One person is said to have died and several others injured as a result of fresh violence that erupted in the Tamale Metropolis.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Thursday, February 19 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, February 18, 2009.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Teachers urged to work hard to merit reward
Thursday, February 19 2009
The General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mrs Irene Duncan Adanusa has urged teachers to work tirelessly to merit any reward they might seek from the government.
TAMALE :
Tamale NGO assists 60 school girls with bicycles
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), a Tamale-based NGO has assisted some 60 school girls in deprived communities with bicycles.
SUNYANI :
Ghana Mobile Library Service Committee lack funds
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Chairman of the Ghana Mobile Library Service Committee, Mr. Frederic Noble Baada has complained that the group could not commence its work last year due to the lack of funds.
ACCRA :
Cocoa, cashew farmers gain support from Bill Gates
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced two significant partnerships and $48 million in grants to help hundreds of thousands of small cocoa and cashew farmers in sub-Saharan Africa significantly increase their incomes so they can lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Labourer sexually abuses mentally retarded
Thursday, February 19 2009
A 25-year-old labourer has been jailed for seven years in hard labour for having sex with a mentally retarded person receiving treatment in a church at Agogo.
KMA :
Policeman rapes girl.
Thursday, February 19 2009
A circuit court 1 in Kumasi, has remanded Michael Nyarko, a 31-year-old police constable, for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl school drop-out.
AMA :
Notorious robber brought back to court
Thursday, February 19 2009
Aryee Aryeetey, aka Ataa Ayi, who is currently serving two separate jail terms for robberies was  brought to the Accra Fast Track High Court on fresh charges of conspiracy and robbery.
 
KMA :
Assembly to organise clean up
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited would on Saturday, February 21, embark on a massive clean-up exercise as part of measures to rid the metropolis of filth.
ACCRA :
Learn from older drivers; drivers urged
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Chairman of the Drivers’ Welfare Union of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Sumaila Boakye, has appealed to the National Road Safety Commission and the Ministry of Road and Transport to endeavour to tap the knowledge and experience of old drivers in order to develop effective strategies to curb road accidents in the country.
TEMA :
More than sixty -one thousand immunised
Thursday, February 19 2009
A total of 61,623 children, below the age of five years, out of a target of 77,976 were immunized against the poliomyelitis diseases in the first round of the national immunization exercise in the Tema Metropolis.
    
ACCRA :
GNAPS appeals to ministry of education
Thursday, February 19 2009
Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), has called on the Ministry of Education to come out with appropriate guidelines for the establishment and management of private schools in the country.
HO :
Health centre improves maternal death situation
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Nyive Health Centre near Ho has for the past three years recorded zero cases of pregnancy related deaths as local drivers are ready 24 hours to transport emergency cases to hospitals in Ho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantekyie slams stadium security
Thursday, February 19 2009
Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantekyie says it may be time for the football association to take charge of security arrangements at local League games after four fans died in a recent game.
(SPORTS- NETBALL) LOCAL:
Netball Association invites players
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Netball Association of Ghana has invited 21 players to report for camping at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex, Kaneshie, Accra to prepare towards an Africa Youth Netball Tournament scheduled for the Namibian capital, Windhoek in April this year.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Two support community
Thursday, February 19 2009
Two persons have rebuilt a temporary wooden bridge over river Naayawah to link Afutu, a suburb of Nsawam to other surrounding communities in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
French fan charged for abusing Mensah
Thursday, February 19 2009
A Le Havre supporter who admitted making racist insults at Ghana and Lyon defender John Mensah has been charged and released on bail.
KMA :
Assembly owes Waste collectors
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) owes small-scale waste collection contractors about GH¢60,645 being outstanding bills for July to December 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra Division Two League kicks-off on April 4
Thursday, February 19 2009
This year’s Greater Accra Division Two Football League kicks-off on Saturday, April 4.
KPANDO :
Two defiled in custody
Thursday, February 19 2009
Two teenage sisters were allegedly defiled at the Vakpo Police Station, in a report to the Kpando branch of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative justice (CHRAJ).
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Residents need place of convenience
Thursday, February 19 2009
Residents of Adinkra-Akyi, a suburb of Nkoranza, have appealed to Nkoranza South District Assembly to construct a place of convenience to help improve sanitation in the area.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
GHC 1500 for refurbishment
Thursday, February 19 2009
Mr Jerome Stromberg, a citizen of the United States of America has donated GH¢ 1,500 to the people of Dotobaa in  the Nkoranza South district of Brong-Ahafo, towards the renovation of the local Roman Catholic Primary School.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO SOUTH :
Ex- con goes backl
Thursday, February 19 2009
A circuit court at Goaso in the Brong Ahafo Region, has sentenced Kwaku Stephen, a 19-year-old ex-convict, to four years imprisonment for stealing a mobile phone and a pair of lady’s shoes all worth GHC 120.
BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI
GHC 1200 for assault
Thursday, February 19 2009
A circuit court at Bibiani has sentenced Peter Adzraku, a 35-year-old farmer, to a fine of 1,200 Ghana cedis for assaulting his ex-fiancée.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Bank staff steal customers money
Thursday, February 19 2009
Bala Issa Tahiru Adams, an employee of a Rural Bank has been arraigned before the Asamankese circuit court charged with stealing GH¢24,000 belonging to a customer.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Wood craft industry going down
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Wood carving business at Aburi is gradually collapsing as a result of their relocation, when the Mamfe-Accra road was being constructed.
    
TAIN :
Call for conference on funerals
Thursday, February 19 2009
Seikwa Traditional Council in Tain District has proposed a national stakeholders’ conference to brainstorm on how to reduce the cost of funerals in the country.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, February 19 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, February 19, 2009.
TAMALE:
REGSEC advises media
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Northern Regional Security Committee (REGSEC) has appealed to the media to be circumspect in their reportage to prevent any state of insecurity in the region, especially in the Tamale Metropolis.
( AKYEM ODA) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Man convicted for felling trees
Thursday, February 19 2009
Yaw Edward, a 26 year-old farmer, was on Thursday convicted on his own plea of guilt to six months imprisonment in hard labour by the Akyem Oda District Magistrate court, for felling a tree illegally in a forest reserve.
    
NATIONAL :
President Mills to honor Dr. Nkrumah
Thursday, February 19 2009
The President of Ghana, Professor John Evans  Atta Mills today in a warm tone presented his maiden State of the nation address ,since his assumption of office.
ACCRA :
Ghanaians must learn to save to protect economy- President
Thursday, February 19 2009
The President of Ghana, Professor John Evans Atta Mills has promised to establish a development fund for MPs to access for development of their constituencies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Nigeria to face Rep of Ireland
Thursday, February 19 2009
Nigeria will face the Republic of Ireland in an international friendly on 29 May.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
World Cup stadium hit by strike
Thursday, February 19 2009
Around 400 builders at one of the 2010 South Africa World Cup stadiums have been dismissed for going on strike.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
New CAF tourney kicks off
Thursday, February 19 2009
The first African Nations Championship kicks off on Sunday in Ivory Coast with the hosts and Ghana the favourites.
ACCRA:
PAWA alerts African Writers and Publishers on copyright settlement
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Pan African Writers’ Association (PAWA), on Thursday said it had mounted a campaign to alert all African writers and publishers on the recent agreement reached with Google over the digitisation and show of in-copyright books.
(KUMASI) KMA:
KATH performs first heart surgery on adult
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in collaboration with the Cardio Start International Compassionate Medical Assistance, a heart surgery team from the United States of America has performed a maiden heart surgery for six adults in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Social responsibility must be crucial for organisations- Commissioner
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Daren Schemmer, says in order for businesses and organizations to thrive well in the communities they operate, they should complement best practices with Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) projects.
WA:
CHRAJ educates institutions on human rights
Thursday, February 19 2009
The Upper West Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) undertook 177 educational programmes in some communities and institutions in the region last year.
ACCRA:
More roads to receive attention
Thursday, February 19 2009
The President John Evans Atta Mills in his maiden state of the nation address to parliament announced government commitment to work on some major roads which are vital to the socio-economic development of the country.
TECHIMAN:
Chiefs suggest they should be allocated Common Fund
Thursday, February 19 2009
Traditional authorities at Wenchi, Tain and Techiman in the Brong-Ahafo Region have suggested that part of the assembly’s common fund be allocated to them so they could also initiate development programmes.
HOHOE:
Man put before court for cultivating Indian hemp
Thursday, February 19 2009
Agbeko Kwame, a farmer, has been put on trial at a Hohoe Circuit Court for cultivating and peddling Indian hemp.
ACCRA :
42nd Danquah Memorial lectures held.
Friday, February 20 2009
Professor Edward Yeboah, a Consultant Urologist, has advised Ghanaians to seek early medical attention for genital urinary disorders to avoid complications in life.
    
ACCRA :
President Kufuor reacts to issue of Ex- gratia
Friday, February 20 2009
Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor has chided critics of the ex-gratia to MPs and former state executives, saying their outcry is just “noise”.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Dagbon issue to be settled once and of all- President
Friday, February 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Thursday broached the very rancorous issues of the Dagbon killings of Ya Na Yakubu Andani II and forty of his elders, the torture-to-death of politician Issa Mobila, and the phantom chase for the whereabouts of hoards of cocaine in the country as issues his government will be pursuing.
AWUTU SENYA :
Youth express gratitude
Friday, February 20 2009
The Awutu Youth Club Association in the Central Region have commended President John Evans Atta Mills on the appointment of Madam Hannah Tetteh as the Minister of Trade and Industry.
   
AMA :
New minister takes over from I.C Quaye
Friday, February 20 2009
Sheikh I. C. Quaye, former Greater Accra Regional Minister has said there was the need for the country to put in place transitional mechanisms to ensure that change in government did not result in rancour and acrimony.
NATIONAL :
All MMDCEs to relinquish their posts
Friday, February 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has revoked the appointments of all Metropolitan/Municipal/District Chief Executives, with immediate effect.
    
CAPE COAST:
EC considering electronic registration
Friday, February 20 2009
The Electoral Commission (EC), is considering introducing electronic registration to stem double registration and registration of minors during voter registration exercises.
ACCRA:
Revenue from oil and gas would be used to tackle poverty – President
Friday, February 20 2009
Government has given the assurance that revenue from oil and gas exploration would be used to address challenges of poverty in Ghana through expenditures in priority areas of education, health, rural development, infrastructure, water and sanitation.
(LASHIBI) TEMA :
Two schools to receive ICT support
Friday, February 20 2009
Barclays Bank of Ghana Limited, has donated £20,000 for the purchase of Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to ICT education in two deprived schools, Old Lashibi TMA 1 and 2 schools in the Greater Accra region.
(DWORWULU) AMA :
Three Policemen before court
Friday, February 20 2009
Three Policemen who were put before an Accra Circuit Court for their involvement in the attack and stealing of monies and belongings of a Ghanaian businessman at a hotel at Dworwulu in Accra.
CAPE COAST :
Trader crushed to death
Friday, February 20 2009
Madam Abravi Afeke, a 60-year-old trader, at the Kotokoraba Market, in Cape Coast, died instantly, when a VW saloon crushed her and another trader against a wall.
(ABREM-AGONA) KEEA :
Man impregnates daughter
Friday, February 20 2009
A circuit court in Cape Coast, has granted GH¢ 5,000 bail to Kojo Amponsah, a 37-year-old farmer, who allegedly impregnated his 16-year-old daughter, resulting in the birth of a baby girl.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Transition team denies allegations
Friday, February 20 2009
The Government Transition Team has dismissed claims by former Chief of Staff Kwadwo Mpiani of non-involvement of the former administration in the team’s activities saying the government team had “at all times acted in good faith”.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Demolition exercise face controversy
Friday, February 20 2009
Controversy is raging on in Goaso, capital of Asunafo North Municipality, over a demolition exercise being carried out by the Goaso traditional council.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana’s World Cup quest gets backing
Friday, February 20 2009
For the high standards set by Ghana football, qualifying for the senior’s World Cup has become part of the assignments lined up for the Black Stars to achieve every four years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kalou relishes Essien return
Friday, February 20 2009
Chelsea’s Ivorian midfielder Salomon Kalou has emotionally spoken of how Ghana international Michael Essien has been sorely missed at Stamford Bridge for the past five months since rapturing an anterior cruciate knee ligament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayuba in CHAN referees’ list
Friday, February 20 2009
Referee Haruna Ayuba is the only Ghanaian arbiter to be selected to officiate at the African Nation Championship (CHAN) which starts in Ivory Coast on Sunday.
KMA :
SMIDO success should challenge other SMEs
Friday, February 20 2009
The successful launch of the technical training centre project for training of artisans at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi, by the Suame Magazine Industrial Development Organisation (SMIDO), is yet another feather in the cap of artisans in the only surviving industrial village in the Garden City of Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko’s RCC holds emergency meeting
Friday, February 20 2009
The Ashanti Regional Circles Council (RCC) of Kumasi Asante Kotoko F/C, on Wednesday held an emergency meeting to strategize and plan ahead for the second round of the Glo-Premier League which kicks off in the latter part of March this year.
NATIONAL :
President Mills reviews nations economic situation
Friday, February 20 2009
President John Atta Mills has said his Administration was making sure the Presidency would not constitute an undue burden on the Ghanaian taxpayer.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Assembly members appointed
Friday, February 20 2009
Thirteen appointed assembly members of the Bawku West District were sworn into office at Zebilla by Mr. Paul Alhassan, a magistrate at a district court at Zebilla.
ACCRA :
Ghana to curb drug menace
Friday, February 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, has stated government aimed to create a more potent drug enforcement agency that would collaborate more effectively with international drug enforcement agencies to arrest and prosecute offenders.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
At the maiden state of nation address.....
Friday, February 20 2009
Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor, managed occasional smiles as he sat in the VIP gallery over-looking the floor of Parliament and listened to President John Evans Ata Mills criticize the NPP administration of which he was at the head.
ACCRA :
Ghanas’ farmers to be supported by Bill Gates
Friday, February 20 2009
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has announced two significant partnerships and $48 million in grants to help hundreds of thousands of small cocoa and cashew farmers in sub-Saharan Africa significantly increase their incomes so they can lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.
ATWIMA- MPONUA:
Effects of PLWHS at prayer camps
Friday, February 20 2009
Concern has been expressed about the keeping of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHS), at some prayer camps instead of sending them to hospital.
 
KMA:
Pay structure should be on creativity
Friday, February 20 2009
There is the need to link the country’s pay structure to productivity, creativity and innovation instead of mere paper qualification and long service.
    
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
GES explains position
Friday, February 20 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES), has said that it was not under any strict obligation to reengage teachers who vacated their posts for tertiary or university education.
 
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
MPs react to sectional address
Friday, February 20 2009
Some Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) have said President John Atta Mills’ address to the nation was short on details but they expressed the hope that proposals for development listed for action would be implemented.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH performs first heart surgery
Friday, February 20 2009
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi on collaboration with the Cardio Start International Compassionate Medical Assistance, a heart surgery team from the US has performed a maiden heart surgery on six adults.
 
WA:
CHRAJ undertook 177 programmes
Friday, February 20 2009
The Upper West Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) undertook 177 educational programmes in some communities and institutions in the region last year.
    
HO:
House of Chiefs draws plan
Friday, February 20 2009
The Volta Regional House of Chiefs has begun work on a development plan for the region and it will include inputs from all traditional areas.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
The economy of beads
Friday, February 20 2009
Members of the Beads Sellers Association in the Eastern Region have said the beads industry was declining due to lack of permanent place to market their products.
HO:
NHIS releases GHC 286 million for region.
Friday, February 20 2009
Mr Raymond Avinu, the Volta Regional Manager of the (National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said the government’s commitment to the scheme was laudable.
TAMALE :
Bawumia’s car snatched
Friday, February 20 2009
A vehicle belonging to Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, New Patriotic Party running-mate in the 2008 elections was on Friday morning seized at the Tamale Airport on suspicion that it contained weapons.
(DOMEABRA) AMANSIE WEST:
Teachers abandon posts
Friday, February 20 2009
Headteacher of the Domeabra District Assembly Primary School, Mr. Joseph Ababio Frimpong, has appealed to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to curb the rate at which teachers posted to the school abandon their posts.
(GORDORKOFE) SOUTH TONGU:
Bushfire razed down village
Friday, February 20 2009
Bush fires driven by gusty winds razed 30 houses and displaced 56 people at Gordorkope in South Tongu District, last Saturday.
TECHIMAN:
Chief leads his people to clean Communities
Friday, February 20 2009
Omanhene of Techiman Traditional Area, Oseadeeyo Akumfi-Ameyaw IV, has called on private entrepreneurs, financial institutions and voluntary organisations to support the Techiman Municipal Assembly and the traditional council to regulate waste disposal in the municipality.
BIBIANI:
Hospital receives donations
Friday, February 20 2009
The Norvant Hospital based in Charlotte in the United States has donated 25 electronic beds worth about 75, 000 dollars to the Bibiani Government Hospital.
ACCRA:
Driver convicted for drugs
Friday, February 20 2009
An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced Isaac Boakye, a driver to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for smoking and selling Indian Hemp.
ACCRA:
Six more minister nominees approved
Friday, February 20 2009
Six more minister nominees have been approved by Parliament bringing the total to 29.
ACCRA:
Three construction workers arrested
Saturday, February 21 2009
The Osu Police in Accra, have arrested three workers of Bugri Naabu Construction Limited, who allegedly diverted an excavator belonging to the company for a private business, leading to the destruction of the 350,000-dollar equipment.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
High Court dismisses NPP application
Saturday, February 21 2009
A Koforidua High Court presided over by Mr Justice Suurebareh on Friday ruled that the writ filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate, Babal Jamal, contesting the 2008 election was competent and not improper as  being contested by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, Dr Kofi Asare.
HO:
Ghana Red Cross Society to embark on fundraising
Saturday, February 21 2009
The Ghana Red Cross Society is to embark on a vigorous fundraising drive as a means of reducing its reliance on foreign donors to support its activities.
(TEMA) TMA:
Case over toilet management to be settled out of court
Saturday, February 21 2009
The Tema Circuit court “A” has granted an out of court settlement to parties involved in the alleged forcible take over of the management of public toilets in Ashaiman, by some youth, perceived to be supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
ACCRA:
Ghana to participate in Pan-African Cultural Festival in Algeria
Saturday, February 21 2009
Ghana would be showcasing an important aspect of its cultural values relating to the “Rites of Passage,” at the Pan-African Cultural Festival which scheduled for July 5 to 20 2009 in Algeria.
    
(POMADZE) EFFUTU:
Design development-oriented courses
Saturday, February 21 2009
Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, has urged private tertiary institutions to design courses that would be relevant to the socio-economic development of the nation.
(TEMA) TMA:
Russian Captain remanded over death of crew member
Saturday, February 21 2009
A Tema circuit court “A”, presided over by Mrs Laurenda Owusu on has remanded in custody Captain Yuri Ivanov, Master of a Russian tanker MT “CONTI Guinea”  owned by Colombian Shipping Management of Germany, for allegedly murdering one of his crew members.
WA:
More school children in Upper West to benefit from SFP
Saturday, February 21 2009
The School Feeding Programme (SFP) is to take on board 8,500 pupils in new schools for the 2008/2009 academic year in the Upper West Region.
BOLGATANGA:
NORPRA commends President Mills
Saturday, February 21 2009
Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), a civil Society group advocating for equity and social justice, has commended President John Atta Mills for re-affirming his commitment to the development of the three northern regions.
ACCRA:
Kick Malaria Africa to offer scholarships
Saturday, February 21 2009
Kick Malaria Africa, a non-governmental organization championing the cause of malaria eradication in the country, is to offer scholarship to the children of 20 selected door-to-door refuse collectors.
ACCRA:
Social worker calls alternative platform
Saturday, February 21 2009
A Social worker has suggested a new approach for discussing national issues on non-partisan basis so as to provide alternative solutions to problems facing the country.
BONGO:
Improved police-community ties leads to less crime
Saturday, February 21 2009
Police-community relations have improved tremendously resulting in a reduction of criminal cases in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, District Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) George Tetteh Zuta has said.
TAMALE:
NPP urges President to restrain NDC supporters
Saturday, February 21 2009
The Northern Regional Branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to call to order supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Tamale Metropolis, to prevent further violence, loss of lives and destruction of property.
(DOMENASE) UPPER DENKYIRA:
Six perish in cab accident
Sunday, February 22 2009
Six persons died on the spot in an accident involving a Tico taxi cab with registration number “AS 6830 Y” and a timber truck with registration number “WR 1372 X” on the Denkyira-Domenase road in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
’Revive programme of free tree seedlings’
Sunday, February 22 2009
An appeal has gone to the Forestry Department to consider reviving the free seedlings supply scheme to communities for tree plantation projects.
(MAAMOBI) AMA:
’Provide quality education for girls’
Sunday, February 22 2009
The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, has reiterated the need to provide quality education for girls.
    
NATIONAL:
Mills assures contractors of support
Sunday, February 22 2009
President J.E.A. Mills has assured local road contractors of his government’s readiness to support them to build their capacities and ensure that they compete favourably with international firms.
ACCRA:
’Include cancer treatment in health NHIS’
Sunday, February 22 2009
Ghanaian parents whose children have suffered various childhood cancers have appealed to the government to include cancer treatment in the list of diseases covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme.
(POMADZE) EFFUTU:
Business challenges to be tackled
Sunday, February 22 2009
The Pan-African Christian University College (PACUC) has pledged to educate business executives to manage contemporary business challenges and positively influence the African society.
    
(KNUST) KUMASI:
France offers prospects for Ghanaian students
Sunday, February 22 2009
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in collaboration with the French Embassy on Saturday held a forum to highlight the opportunities that Ghanaian students stand to gain by furthering their education in France.
(AGONA MANKRONG) AGONA EAST:
Chiefs in Mills’ praise sing
Sunday, February 22 2009
The Chiefs and people of Agona Mankrong in the Agona East District have expressed their appreciation to President John Atta Mills for nominating Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, a native of the area, as Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA).
BOLGATANGA:
Controversy erupts over tomato supply
Sunday, February 22 2009
Tomato farmers in the Upper East Region have refuted newspaper allegations that they would not supply tomatoes to the Northern Star Tomato Factory (NSTF) at Pwalugu.
HO:
Business environment not supportive of SMEs
Sunday, February 22 2009
Prospects for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Volta Region are low, compared with other regions, a survey of SME executives in the region in 2008 has indicated.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Budget defence proposal commended
Sunday, February 22 2009
A Member of Gomoa West District Assembly, Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has commended President John Evans Atta Mills for proposing that Parliament should amend its standing orders to allow institutions established under Article 71 of the constitution to go to the House to defend their budget.
SUNYANI:
Mobile Library Service gearing for take-off
Sunday, February 22 2009
Chairman of the Ghana Mobile Library Service Committee, Mr. Frederic Noble Baada, says lack of funds was the major contributory factor for the inability of the mobile library service to
commence last year.
    
ACCRA:
Include cancer treatment in health insurance - GHAPACC
Monday, February 23 2009
Ghanaian Parents whose children had suffered various childhood cancers have appealed to the government to include cancer treatment in the list of diseases covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme.
(LEGON) AMA :
Students must obtain police permit to embark on demonstration
Monday, February 23 2009
Students of tertiary institutions are required to obtain permission from the police in accordance with the Public Order law before embarking on demonstrations and other public gatherings, a senior police officer has said.
  
ACCRA:
GIPC launches 2009 Ghana Club 100 Awards
Monday, February 23 2009
State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) desirous of participating in the Ghana Club 100 (GC100) 2009 Awards must meet the benchmarks set by the Ghana Investments Promotion Centre (GIPC).
(TEMA) TMA :
Methodist Church awards 53 laymen in Tema
Monday, February 23 2009
The Tema Diocesan Lay Movement of the Methodist Church has awarded 53 distinguished members as part of activities marking the 60th anniversary celebration of the Movement nationwide.
ACCRA:
Catholic Twins Society inaugurates 11th branch
Monday, February 23 2009
The Founder of the Catholic Twins Society (CTS) of the Catholic Church has called on members to strive to combine good traditional practices with doctrines of the Church to ensure its development and progress.
NATIONAL :
ECG to halt power outages with $194m
Monday, February 23 2009
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has embarked on a $194 million expansion project to halt the incessant power outages that affect consumers in the southern sector of the country.
(ALOGBOSHIE) AMA :
Children trapped to death in car
Monday, February 23 2009
Three boys were on Saturday found dead in one of several abandoned cars at a house at Alogboshie near Achimota in Accra.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Two women drugged and robbed
Monday, February 23 2009
Two female traders who were travelling from Elubo to Accra were allegedly drugged and robbed by a fellow passenger. The driver of the vehicle, Stephen Yeboah, said he found the women unconscious on arrival at the Kaneshie lorry station, his final destination.
GOMOA WEST:
District assemblies urged to improve living standards of people
Monday, February 23 2009
The Gomoa West Coordinating Director, Fred Addae has called on members of District Assemblies to regard themselves as people who have been given a mandate to champion the improvement of living standard in their communities. 
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Mfantsipim emerge champions
Monday, February 23 2009
Four records were broken and two others equalled in the annual Central Regional Zone Three Inter-Schools Athletics Competition held at the Schools and Colleges Park at Adisadel on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA denies Kingston drop reports
Monday, February 23 2009
The Ghana Football Association dismissed reports claiming that Black Stars midfielder, Laryea Kingston has been dropped for the upcoming 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana set for CHAN opener
Monday, February 23 2009
Milovan Rajevac expects to get Ghana’s campaign at the African Nations Championship off to a good start when the Black Stars come up against Zimbabwe today in Group B.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac tasks Black Stars to deliver
Monday, February 23 2009
Milovan Rajevac has challenged his players to make the most of the opportunity at hand as they represent Ghana at the African Nations Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Okwawu supporters urged unite
Monday, February 23 2009
The Chairman of Okwawu United Football Club, Mr Francis Anom has called on the supporters to champion the cause of unity and support the club to enable it regain its premiership status.
(SIRIGU) KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
Orphanage supported
Monday, February 23 2009
The Kumasi Frafra Group of the Christian Mothers Association has presented assorted food items valued at GHC 500 to the Mother of Mercy Babies Home at Sirigu in the Kassena Nankana West District of the Upper East Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom focussed on only CHAN
Monday, February 23 2009
Samuel Inkoom says he is all focussed on doing well with Ghana at the Championship of African Nations due to kick off on Sunday despite growing rumours about his club future.
SOUTH TONGU:
We need seedlings
Monday, February 23 2009
The South Tongu District Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation, NADMO, Michael Tasiame has appealed to the Forestry Commission to consider reviving the free seedlings supply scheme to communities for tree plantation projects.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah returns to Brescia
Monday, February 23 2009
Black Stars Captain Stephen Appiah is reported to have returned to Serie B side Brescia in the interim to keep fit as he sorts out his international future in the coming days.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA :
Traders upset.
Monday, February 23 2009
Chaos broke out at the Kantamanto Market yesterday as hundreds of traders left their wares to protest against the demolishing of a portion of the market. 
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Ike Quartey’s wife dies
Monday, February 23 2009
Former world boxing champion Ike Quartey has lost his wife Barbara Quartey.
(DICHEMSO) KMA:
Motivate assemblymembers
Monday, February 23 2009
Mr Issifu Abdulai, former assembly member for the Dichemso electoral area in Kumasi, has called for the institution of comprehensive measures to motivate assembly and unit committee members.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh regrets Stars snub
Monday, February 23 2009
Ghana’s Under-20 head coach Sellas Tetteh has revealed that he felt disrespected after being bye-passed for the national team coaching job five months.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo earns Zamalek recall
Monday, February 23 2009
Black Stars striker Junior Agogo has been recalled into the Zamalek team by head coach Michel Decastel for Monday’s League match against Telecom Egypt after being sidelined on disciplinary grounds for two matches in a row.
STMA :
IRS takes steps to improve conditions
Monday, February 23 2009
The management of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has adopted pragmatic measures to modernise its operations in conformity with internationally accepted standards to realise its vision to excel as an effective tax administration.
(POMADZE) AWUTU SENYA :
NAB to get tough
Monday, February 23 2009
The National Accreditations Board (NAB), is to close down all unaccredited tertiary institutions operating in the country.
YENDI:
19 appointees sworn in
Monday, February 23 2009
Nineteen government appointees for Yendi Municipal Assembly have been sworn-into office at Yendi in the Northern Region.
ACCRA :
GT takes new steps
Monday, February 23 2009
Management of Ghana Telecom says it has begun a nationwide measurement and revamp of its network to improve quality and ensure customers get the best when they make or receive calls.
(CASTLE) AMA:
President Mills directs appointees to declare assets
Monday, February 23 2009
The President, John Evans Atta Mills has directed that all government appointees should immediately declare their assets in accordance with the assets declaration regime.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Naval ship arrives in Ghana
Monday, February 23 2009
USS Nashville, a US Naval Ship, has arrived at the Sekondi Naval Base for a 19-day official visit.
(DENKYIRA DOMENASE) UPPER DENKYIRA:
Six persons die in accident
Monday, February 23 2009
Six persons died on the spot in an accident involving a Tico Taxi cab with registration number “AS 6830 Y” and a timber truck with registration number “WR 1372 X” on the Denkyira- Domenase road in the Upper Denkyira District.
TAMALE:
NHIS must add anti-retroviral drugs
Monday, February 23 2009
Alhaji Muhammed Abdul-Samed Gunu, Executive Director of Kuga-fung Mansongsem Community Association, (KMCA), a Tamale based NGO, has appealed to management of the NHIS to extend the scheme to cover Persons Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
CHEREPONI:
Chereponi Assembly appeal for help
Monday, February 23 2009
Chereponi District Assembly, one of the newly created districts curved from the then Saboba/Chereponi District has appealed for assistance for speedy take-off of administrative activities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Zambia maul Cote d’Ivoire
Monday, February 23 2009
A hat-trick from striker Given Singulama powered Zambia to a shocking 3-0 win over hosts Cote d’Ivoire in the opening match of the maiden edition of the African Nation Championship (CHAN) on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Senegal pip Tanzania
Monday, February 23 2009
The Teranga Lions of Senegal claimed their first win of the tournament with a lone goal victory over Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in their Group A clash on Sunday at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in Abidjan.
AGONA EAST:
Assembly takes new shape
Monday, February 23 2009
Seven new government appointees of the Agona East District Assembly have been sworn into office for a two-year term.
ACCRA:
Tariffs will not be increased - ECG
Monday, February 23 2009
Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Jude Adu-Amankwah says there are no plans to increase electricity tariffs for now.
NATIONAL:
Mills replaces released DCEs, MCEs soon
Monday, February 23 2009
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Joseph Yileh Chireh, says President Mills will soon be making public, names of persons to replace the ousted district, municipal and metropolitan chief executives.
BOLGATANGA :
All set for Council of State election in Upper East
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Eighteen delegates have been selected from the nine District and Municipal Assemblies in the Upper East Region to form the Electoral College to elect a regional representative to the Council of State
(BAANIEKROM) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Pregnant woman dies in accident
Tuesday, February 24 2009
A 33-year-old pregnant woman, Akosua Lawah died on the spot when she was knocked down by a 207 Benz bus at Baaniekrom, near Nyinahin on Saturday.
(SAVIEFE-GBORGAME) HO :
Boy kills mum
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Residents of Saviefe-Gborgame in the Ho Municipal Area were in the early hours of last Friday greeted with the bizarre news of the murder of Ms. Pray Caroline Opoku, whose lifeless body was found in a pool of blood in her living room.
TAMALE :
Surrender all weapons- Minister
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Northern Regional Minister, Mr. S.S Nayina, has given the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the region, one month ultimatum to ensure that all weapons were retrieved and surrendered to security personnel to bring lasting peace to the area.
ACCRA :
Mysterious death of children worrying - Ministry
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs has expressed deep concern about the alarming but avoidable deaths of children in abandoned vehicles in auto garages in recent times.
ACCRA :
Deputy Ministers named
Tuesday, February 24 2009
A list of of 23 nominees for appointment as Deputy Ministers of State has been released by President,  John Evans Atta Mills
(APOWA) AHANTA WEST :
Orphanage closed down
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Orphan Cry International (OCI), an orphanage at Apowa in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region, has been closed down by the Department of Social Welfare.
(ADWASO) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Vodafone extends services to rural areas
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Head of Corporate Communication and Customer Care of Vodafone-Ghana, Major Albert B. Don-Cheb (Rtd), has given assurance that his outfit was ready to provide, as well as find solutions to problems that have affected quality communication service delivery in the country.
ACCRA :
Ministry to check road carnage
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah said the Ministry had put in place stringent measures to enforce the Road Traffic Act, to curb the spate of accidents on the roads.
ACCRA :
I will not succumb under pressure- DG (GBC)
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Director General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, William Ampem Darko  says he is not afraid of losing his job after the anticlimactic end to the national broadcaster’s Breakfast Show on GTV on Friday February 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zimbabwe shock Ghana
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Ghana had to fight back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Zimbabwe in their opening game at the Championships of African Nations in a performance that did nothing to suggest the Black Stars are favourites for the trophy.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level for today
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, February 24, 2009.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
District fights malaria
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Efforts by the Asante Akim South District Assembly and the District Health Directorate to combat malaria has received a major boost following the introduction of a malaria advocacy promotion programme.
AMA:
GNFS organise education on fire prevention
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Ghana National Fire Service today undertook members of staff of MAKS Publications and Media Services through Fire Prevention and Disaster training.
TAMALE :
Boy dies in argument
Tuesday, February 24 2009
An argument between teenagers over whether or not a nearby dam in Tamale will dry up before this year’s rainy season has led to the death of one of them.
(KONONGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
71 year old man rapes 17 year old
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Juaso Circuit Court has remanded a 71 year-old farmer into prison custody for allegedly raping his 17 year-old grand daughter at Konongo.
    
KMA:
Vetting called off
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The vetting of applicants for District Chief Executives in the Ashanti Region has been suspended.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac seeks Stars improvement
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Milovan Rajevac expects the Black Stars to improve in their next game at the African Nations Championship after clawing back two goals to salvage a draw against Zimbabwe on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari fired up for United
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Sulley Muntari has upped the stakes ahead of the Inter Milan/Manchester United meeting in Tuesday’s European Champions League knockout game by claiming Jose Mourinho is a better manager that Sir Alex Ferguson.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Transfer window opens in March
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Professional League Board, organizers of the Glo Premier League, will open the mid-season transfer window on 1 March.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s deal hits dead end
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is resigned to losing his place in the Black Stars after his latest attempt to find a club hit a dead end.
ACCRA:
National Redemption Day for Feb. 28
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Ghana Evangelical Society, a Christ-centred movement on Tuesday announced February 28, as National Redemption Day.
BOSOMTWE:
Canadian High Commissioner calls on Minister
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Canadian High Commissioner, Darren Schemmer, on Tuesday reaffirmed the existing diplomatic relations between Ghana and Canada and pledged his country’s further support in the area of bilateral investment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Nana Kwasi keen on Anderlecht
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Nana Kwesi Asare is keen on a move to Belgian side Anderlecht at the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor aims higher
Tuesday, February 24 2009
C.K Akunnor says his ultimate ambition is to coach a top flight European club after taking his first steps into management at Sekondi Eleven Wise.
NATIONAL:
Food safety high on agenda - Veep
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama is advocating for effective collaboration among nations and the strengthening of food safety control systems to ensure safety and quality of foods on the international market.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Malaria fight boosted
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Efforts by the Asante Akim South District Assembly and the District Health Directorate to combat malaria has received a major boost following the introduction of a malaria advocacy promotion programme.
(KONONGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Regional Minister in call for support
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku Manu, has called on the people of the region to rally behind him as he takes office to spearhead the development of the region.
ACCRA:
Prime Rate now 18.5%
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana has announced 18.5% as the new prime rate, representing a 1.5% increase.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Let’s pick up the pace - Director
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The District Co-ordinating Director for Adansi North, Mr Daniel Nkrumah, has asked assembly members to give due respect to the leadership of the assembly to ensure accelerated development.
(DENU) KETU SOUTH:
Government appointees to remain non-partisan
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Presiding Member of the Ketu South District Assembly, Mr Samuel Petty Haligah, has reminded government appointees of the non-partisan principle governing the work of the assembly and urged them to tackle its business in that spirit.
(KUMASI) KMA:
NDC activists want Terlabi as Kumasi Mayor
Tuesday, February 24 2009
A group of National Democratic congress (NDC) activists at Oforikrom in Kumasi have called for the appointment of Mr Ebenezer Terlabi, a Research Scientist, as the Metropolitan Chief Executive for Kumasi.
KUMASI:
’Efficiency in health delivery indispensable’
Tuesday, February 24 2009
The Ghana Health Service is embarking on a leadership training drive to improve the capacity of its district and regional management teams.
TAMALE :
Forum unhappy with attitude of leadership
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Participants at a forum in Tamale to discuss ways of expediting the development of northern Ghana have expressed disappointment with northerners in leadership positions for not doing much to transform the area.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
STMA Chief Executive bids farewell to Assembly
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Out-going Metropolitan Chief Executive of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, has called on members of the Assembly to continue to work as a team to move the area forward in development.
(TEMA) TMA:
Ga State wants law on family heads before parliament
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Ga State Traditional Royal Heads Consultative Assembly  (GSTRHCA) is to lay before parliament, a proposed bill on the establishment and regulation of the head of family system in the Ga state.
ACCRA:
MP calls President’s austerity measures into question
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Member of Parliament (MP) for Okaikwei South, Nana Akomea,  said with the nomination of more deputy ministers, President Mills’ commitment to cut down on public expenditure could run into problems.
HO:
Dr Glover elected Volta representative
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Proprietor of Hotel Cisneros at Sogakope, Dr Bernard Glover, 68, was elected Volta Region’s representative on the Council of State.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Newmont defers mining in Ajenua-Bepo Forest Reserve
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Newmont Chief Executive Officer  (CEO), Richard O’Brien says in view of recent volatility in global mining, the Company has had to defer decisions on its Akyem Project in Ghana, which would involve mining in the Ajenua-Bepo Forest Reserve.
(KUMASI) KMA:
GHS moves to improve skills of health workers
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is embarking on a leadership training drive to improve the capacity of its District and Regional management teams.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Maternal deaths reduce in Eastern Region
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Eastern Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Erasmus Agongo, announced that the region recorded 98 maternal deaths in 2008 as against 146 in 2007.
OFFINSO :
20 die in accident
Wednesday, February 25 2009
More than 20 people are reported to have died in an Accident on the Offinso-Techiman road in the Ashanti Region yesterday evening with many getting injured.
ACCRA :
Prime rate increased by 1.5 percent
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana has announced 18.5% as the new prime rate, representing a 1.5% increase.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Toasehene elected Council of State member
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Toasehene in the Atwima-Nwabiagya district, Nana Asiamah Poku-Afrifa II, has been elected as a representative of the Ashanti Region to the Council of State.
ACCRA:
NGO initiates project to make members patriotic
Wednesday, February 25 2009
A Christian Non-Governmental Organization, Rebuilders Movement (RM), has initiated a project which would ginger its members to become patriotic and proactive in contributing towards national unity and development.
AMA:
Ga State to present a bill
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Ga State Traditional Royal Heads Consultative Assembly  (GSTRHCA) is to lay before parliament, a proposed bill on the establishment and regulation of the head of family system in the Ga state.
WA:
UDS closed down
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Executive Committee of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has indefinitely closed down the Wa campus of the university, effective from Wednesday February 25 2009.
TALENSI NABDAM:
Tomato farmers threaten suicide
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Deputy Majority Leader and MP for Talensi, Hon John Tia Akolgo, is appealing to government to assist in what he calls the “increasing suicide attempts and threats by tomato farmers in his constituency.”
ACCRA :
Visa fraud at German embassy
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Visa Section of the German Embassy detected a visa fraud involving a company named Worldlinque.
ACCRA:
18th FAO and WHO committee meeting opens
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has underscored effective collaboration among nations and the strengthening of food safety control systems to ensure safety and quality of foods on the international food market.
(EFFIA NKWANTA) STMA:
Naval team organise renovation
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Officers and ratings of the US Naval Command Ship which has docked at the Western Naval Base in Sekondi have carried out renovation works on ward “A” of the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital. The gesture which is in line with the African Partnership Station Initiative, involved painting and repair of weak frames.
ACCRA:
Channel revenue to one source
Wednesday, February 25 2009
A Senior Policy Advisor for extractive industries with Oxfam, America, Ian Gary, says Ghana’s oil discovery could boost or undermine the economic growth of the country depending on how the oil is managed.
NATIONAL:
BoG predicts increase in growth rate
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Bank of Ghana is projecting a Gross Domestic Growth rate between five and six percent for 2009.
  
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owusu-Ansah admits mistakes
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Edmund Owusu-Ansah, Ghana captain at the African Nations Championship in Ivory Coast, has admitted that they did not play to the instructions of their coach.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston Injured again
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Midfielder Laryea Kingston is definitely out of Hearts’ massive SPL clash at Dundee United on Saturday due to a hamstring injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF :
Hayatou commends CHAN organizers
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has expressed satisfaction with the preparations of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of Cote D’Ivoire towards the maiden edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to clash with Lions
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will engage Kpando Heart of Lions on Friday, March 6, at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra in the first leg of this years Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Cup match dubbed "SWAG-SIC NYEMITEI Challenge Cup".
(SPORTS- SGOLF) LOCAL:
Coca-Cola Medal Golf
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The February Medal Open Golf Championship of the Achimota Golf Club, which was postponed last Saturday, February 21 would now tee off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Sunday, March 1.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom Assures Ghanaians
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Following an opening match scare, Kotoko’s dependable defender, Samuel Inkoom has assured Ghanaians that the senior national team will lift the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) currently going on in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire.
TAMALE:
Security capos tour violence-hit areas
Wednesday, February 25 2009
A high powered delegation of the leadership of Ghana’s security apparatus has arrived in the Northern region to commence deliberation on the recent conflicts in the Northern Region.
CAPE COAST:
Youth development project takes off
Wednesday, February 25 2009
Project Citizen Ghana, a portfolio based civic education programme aimed at promoting competent and responsible participation in local and national government, was on Tuesday showcased for students and youth groups in the Central Region.
ACCRA:
Mike Hammah upbeat
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah, has disclosed that government’s strategy for the provision of efficient, cost effective, safe and environmentally friendly transport system would involve a total revamp of all the modes of transport.
BOLGATANGA:
GHS pushes doctors to accept postings
Wednesday, February 25 2009
The Deputy Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr George Amofa, says doctors who refuse posting to the rural areas would be sanctioned.
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
Eleven more Ministers take office
Wednesday, February 25 2009
President Mills has sworn in, at the Osu Castle, eleven ministers-designate whose nominations have been approved by Parliament.
(ATRONIE) SUNYANI :
Fear grips Atronie as six people disappear
Thursday, February 26 2009
Fear has gripped the people of Atronie, a farming community in Sunyani Municipality, and its environs following the disappearance of six residents within the past three months.
(AGORTIME) ADAKLU ANYIGBE HO:
Mother killer is best student
Thursday, February 26 2009
The 19-year-old student of Agortime Senior High School (AGOSEC) who is currently in the grips of the Anyirawase Police for butchering his foster mother to death last Friday, is said to be one of the brilliant and respectful students the school has ever had, Daily Guide gathers.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Government to revamp transport system
Thursday, February 26 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah has disclosed that government’s strategy for the provision of efficient, cost effective, safe and environmentally friendly transport system would involve a total revamp of all the modes of transport.
ACCRA :
Okyenhene calls for transparent management of oil industry
Thursday, February 26 2009
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has called for transparency and the establishment of proper mechanisms in the development of the oil industry to ensure that future generations benefited from it.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Minister to make security a priority
Thursday, February 26 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Kofi Opoku Manu has said that security is his top priority since it is key to any meaningful socio-economic development
(KUMASI) KMA :
Government urged to reduce taxes
Thursday, February 26 2009
Members of the Kumasi Traders NDC Fun Club have appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills and the NDC government to endeavour to reduce taxes on imported and manufactured goods in the country.
ACCRA :
Computerize hospitals
Thursday, February 26 2009
Participants at a day’s consultative stakeholders meeting in Accra to discuss "the role of ICT in health care delivery" have made a strong case for computerization of internet connectivity system to exist among hospitals in the country for efficient health care delivery.
(LA) AMA:
Forum on leasing underway
Thursday, February 26 2009
Leasing, an emerging industry in Ghana, has received a major boost following government’s decision to use the mechanism as an alternative to provide a lifeline of credit to small and medium scale industries to make them viable.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Four more approved
Thursday, February 26 2009
Parliament has approved the nominations of four Ministerial appointees.  This brings to 35 the number of nominees approved by the Appointment Committee of Parliament. 
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Afienya pupils demonstrate
Thursday, February 26 2009
Pupils of Afienya cluster of schools have staged a demonstration to protest against the use of their school compound as refuse dump by residents of the area.
ACCRA:
Four re-arrested
Thursday, February 26 2009
Four  police officers interdicted last week for their alleged involvement in a robbery and extortion  case have been re-arrested.
JOMORO :
Politics ends where communal labour begins
Thursday, February 26 2009
The District Co- ordinating Director of Jomoro district assembly, Mr R. A. Acheampong, has urged Ghanaians not to politicise clean-up exercise and other communal labour activities organised in their communities.
SUNYANI :
Blacksmiths expresses concern about proliferation of small arms
Friday, February 27 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Region Blacksmiths Association has expressed concern about the proliferation of small arms in the country and appealed to the Ministry of Interior to withdraw licenses given to blacksmiths to repair guns.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President announces state funeral for late Salia
Friday, February 27 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has announced a state funeral for Mr Edward Kojo Salia, MP for Jirapa, who died earlier this month, describing him as a person who left a legacy for the nation.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Executive worried about spate of road accidents
Friday, February 27 2009
The government has expressed concern about the spate of motor accidents on the nation’s roads, and directed stakeholder institutions to strengthen their surveillance mechanisms to reduce the carnage on the roads.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Woman dies during casual sex
Friday, February 27 2009
A 25-year-old nursing mother, Adiza Ibrahim died while having casual sex with a driver assistant behind a building, near the Nkawkaw lorry park.
(BOADI) KMA :
Corporate bodies urged to recognise chemists
Friday, February 27 2009
The Ghana Students’ Chemical Society (GSCS), has decried the marginalization of chemists in the nation’s socio-economic development.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Regional conference of Science Teachers underway
Friday, February 27 2009
The New Juaben Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Christiana Boateng has called on teachers to take advantage of information technology to improve learning schemes, as well as enhance economic opportunities of their students.
ACCRA :
Solutions to Land related problems rest with surveyors
Friday, February 27 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority, Mr Martin Esoun Benjamin has said the solution to land-related problems, lies to a large extent, with the agencies charged with the delivery of land survey and land and estate valuation.
NATIONAL:
Public cautioned about rainstorms
Friday, February 27 2009
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has urged the public to repair their buildings and structures and protect their property against wind and rainstorms during the approaching rainy season.
KMA :
MMDCEs need more education
Friday, February 27 2009
Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in the Ashanti region, have called for the reorientation of the metropolitan, municipal and district Chief executives to focus on the development and expansion of businesses in their respective areas.
ACCRA :
First woman attorney general sworn in
Friday, February 27 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has sworn in the first woman Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu and reminded her to ensure equality of all persons before the law.
(ACCRA) AMA :
British Council, AGISS engage in tree planting exercise
Friday, February 27 2009
The InterAction Strategic Leadership Programme (IASLP) of the British Council has undertaken a tree planting exercise at the Accra Girls Senior High School as part of an environment protection programm
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH :
Communities urged to keep environments clean
Friday, February 27 2009
The Birim North District Co-ordinating Director,  Mr. John Owu has urged communities to make conscious efforts to keep their environments clean in order to reduce diseases resulting from filth.
ACCRA :
EC gives Ghana 6 million euros
Friday, February 27 2009
Ghana and the European Commission (EC) has signed an agreement for additional 6.02 million Euros under the 10th European Development Fund to help government address the effects of the escalating international food prices.
(COURT) AMA:
Woman remanded for beating daughter
Friday, February 27 2009
Drama unfolded at an Accra Circuit Court when a judge ordered the arrest of a 30 year-old woman for spanking her four-year-old daughter outside the court room.
(OBOGU) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Windstorm renders 63 persons homeless
Friday, February 27 2009
Sixty-three residents of Obogu in the Asante Akim South District, have been rendered homeless following a strong windstorm that swept through the community on Tuesday
NATIONAL :
Students can complete SHS in 3 years- Educationist
Friday, February 27 2009
An educationist has observed that, given the needed motivation, teachers can conveniently prepare students of Senior High Schools (SHS) to successfully complete their programme in three years.
(NTIRIBUOHO) AFIGYA-KWABRE:
Ntiribuoho citizens appeal for support
Friday, February 27 2009
Citizens of Ntiribuoho in the Afigya-Kwabre District of Ashanti, have appealed to government and non-governmental organizations (NGO), to assist them to complete an educational project in the town.
ACCRA:
IFC and GIPC to support leasing
Friday, February 27 2009
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced  that it would work with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC); Government; key regulators and the private sector to promote leasing as an alternative source of financing for smaller businesses.
SUNYANI :
DOVVSU searches for teacher
Friday, February 27 2009
The Brong Ahafo regional branch of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DoVVSU) is searching for a 25 year old teacher Michael Gyamfi of Solomon Bennett Memorial School in Sunyani, for allegedly defiling a 10 year old class five pupil of the school on two occasions.
ACCRA:
Kwarteng directs communication
Friday, February 27 2009
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Kwaku Kwarteng as the party’s Director of Communications.
    
BOLGATANGA:
Election being reviewed in region
Friday, February 27 2009
Political party representatives on the Upper East Regional Inter-Party Advisory Committee (RIPAC), have made recommendations to improve the country’s electoral system, at a meeting to review Election 2008, in Bolgatanga.
     
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Membership reconstituted- parliament
Friday, February 27 2009
Parliament has approved the reconstitution of the membership of Ghana’s representatives to two international parliamentary bodies.
(BREMAN KOKOSO) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Malaria leads cause of death in children
Saturday, February 28 2009

Acting Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Director of Health Services, Ms Gertrude Mensah-Addo, has said Malaria is the leading cause of illness and death especially among children under five years and pregnant women in the area.

SUNYANI:
HIV/AIDS cases increase in Brong-Ahafo
Saturday, February 28 2009

Mr William Saawil Sopiimeh, Brong-Ahafo Regional Co-ordinator of HIV/AIDS has announced that the prevalent rate of the disease in the region has risen significantly.
    

ACCRA:
Vulnerable children need community care centres
Saturday, February 28 2009

The Care Reform Initiative (CRI), an organisation against ill-treatment of children, on Thursday called for the establishment of an integrated family and community based care centres for vulnerable children, as against the over reliance on building orphanages to serve the purpose.

ACCRA:
Public urged to engage services of professional surveyors
Saturday, February 28 2009

President of the Ghana Institution of Surveyor (GhIS), Mr Jonathan Allotey Abossey, has advised the public to engage the services of qualified surveyors to ensure proper land acquisition and ownership.
    

TAMALE:
GES explains position on study leave
Saturday, February 28 2009

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has expressed concern about the erroneous impression being created that it does not take interest in the welfare of teachers, who return to the Service after pursuing courses in tertiary institutions.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Convention seeks to promote rights of disabled persons
Saturday, February 28 2009

A legal practitioner, Mr. Kwabena Atta Adjei, has reminded the public that the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), sought to promote, protect and ensure the enjoyment of rights and freedoms of disabled persons.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Centre empowers women through education
Saturday, February 28 2009

The Women’s Development Centre (WDC), is empowering women in the New Juaben Municipality through educational programs to promote higher levels of confidence and self sufficiency among the women.

ACCRA:
Government to accelerate growth of ICT
Saturday, February 28 2009

Government has pledged its support to the promotion of Information and Communication Technology to help accelerate the country’s socio-economic development.

ACCRA:
Court turns down Gymimah’s request
Saturday, February 28 2009

An Accra Fast Track High Court trying Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB), for wilfully causing financial loss to the state on Friday rejected his request to waive an aspect of his bail terms.

NYINAHIN:
Two people remanded for possessing Indian Hem
Saturday, February 28 2009

A magistrate court at Nyinahin, remanded Kofi Ampofo, a 23-yaer-old driver’s assistant, and an accomplice Iddrisu Ratif, 16, unemployed, for possessing Indian Hemp.

ACCRA:
Media urged to feed public with accurate, substantive information
Saturday, February 28 2009

Minister of Information, Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi, has urged media organizations under the Ministry to feed Ghanaians with accurate, relevant and substantive information and knowledge

ACCRA:
Three robbers jailed 195 years
Saturday, February 28 2009

Track High Court has sentenced three persons to 65 years imprisonment each for robbing a lecturer and his family of their belongings at gunpoint at Odorkor.

(KUMASI) KMA:
HIV\AIDS Testing is now free in Ghana
Saturday, February 28 2009

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator in charge of Ashanti Region, Dr. Thomas Agyarko Poku,  told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) the directive was laudable and hoped it would pave the way for many people to undertake VCT to improve their health.