Mr. Isaac Agbo-Tetteh, District Chief Executive for Lower Manya has inspected two ongoing educational projects in the district.
The Ellembelle District Chief Executive (DCE), Daniel K. Eshun, has called on chiefs to unite to spearhead national development.
The Nkwanta North District assembly has open tender for the award of contracts for a number of infrastructure projects for 2012.
The Focus Region Health Project (FRHP), in collaboration with the International Women’s Club, has provided equipment worth US0, 000 to the Accra Ridge Hospital and renovated the facility’s maternity theater.
The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Emmanuel Kofi Buah has donated GHs 2,000 to empower the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.
Some farmers at Kenyasi in Asutifi District of Brong Ahafo Region have petitioned the President to help them to retrieve their monies from the liquidated Kenyasi branch of Tano Rural Bank.
To improve on the health delivery services in Northern Region, the Chereponi Poly-clinic has been upgraded into a status B hospital to reduce referral of emergency cases.
Elders of the Odai-Ntow Family in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region have also laid claim to the same parcel of land at the Atomic Area being contested for by the Atomic Energy Commission and the Onormorkor-Adain Family.
As part of measures implemented to enhance teaching and learning in the Asikuma- Odoben –Brakwa District, the assembly, yesterday awarded contract for the construction of a 5 No. 2 unit classroom block for some selected kindergarten schools in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Akuapim South Municipal Assembly, Mark Amoako Dompreh has expressed satisfaction with the economic potential of the municipality.
The Tano South District Assembly has taken the campaign to improve the living conditions of the disabled to a different level as the assembly has presented a cheque of over 26,000 cedis to some disabled persons in the district.
Construction of a state of the art university on a twenty-five acre plot at Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region is to commence very soon with ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday.
The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), have signed a 2 million-dollar grant agreement to strengthen the ability of the Institute and stakeholders to attain the monetary union goal by 2015.
The Northern Youth for Peace and Development (NYPD) and the Queen Mothers Foundation of Ghana have launched a campaign dubbed ‘Grand Peace Project’ to ensure a peaceful election this year
An expansion work on the Breweniase Market in the Nkwanta South District has been completed.
Eleven more schools have been added to the school feeding program at Chereponi District in the Northern Region in addition to the already six beneficiary schools.
School authorities at the Boo Catholic Junior High School (JHS) in the Boo electoral area, in the Lawra District are praying the Assembly to come to the aid of the school and rehabilitate some old structures for school children.
Government has released GHs100, 000 for construction work to begin on the abandoned maternity block at the Presbyterian Hospital at Donkorkrom in the Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region.
The Assin South District in the Central Region is constructing a Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds for two communities to enhance health delivery in the area.
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) yesterday organized a training session for its staff in the various sub-metros of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.
In line with government’s efforts to eliminate the shift system in the country, the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has established a new basic school, bringing the number of basic schools to 34 as against over 200 private schools in the municipality.
The Sissala East District Assembly has intensified its efforts at improving this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the area, as the Assembly has released an amount of GHS 3,650 for the registration of candidates.
A commercial farm is to be established for people with disability in the Nkwanta North District in the Volta Region.
A new police station is to be established at Maame-Krobo, a community in the Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region soon.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipality, Daniel Amartey Mensah, has commissioned a new motor grader materials laboratory in the area.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region have distributed about forty- eight (48) refuse containers to some selected communities to improve sanitation conditions in the metropolis.
The Assembly man for Bunkpurugu Central area in Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District has expressed worry over the high unemployment rate in his area with over 3000 youth currently jobless.
Mrs. Caroline Otoo, Prestea Huni/Valley District Health Director, said in 2011 the area recorded 120 cases of HIV/AIDS.
The Akuapim South Municipality has become one of the few areas in the Eastern Region which has created a mark with regards to road infrastructure.
Dr. Wilberforce S. Dzisah, an alumnus of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has been appointed vice rector of the institute.
Kenkuase, a community within the Twifo- Heman- Lower- Denkyira District of the Central Region have benefited from a six unit classroom block with ancillary facilities to enhance teaching and learning in the area.
The Municpal Chief Executive for the Akuapim South Municipal Assembly,Mark Amoako Dompreh has said that he is impressed with the standard of education in the area.
In order to promote a healthy lifestyle for inhabitants of Sinyanga electoral area, in the Builsa District, Ghana Education Service together with a Non-governmental agency (NGO) known as Problematic Pilot Scheme is helping to drill a borehole for the area.
In line with government’s efforts to connect more local areas with electricity, the Sissala East District Assembly is to distribute a total of 300 Low Voltage (LV) poles to several communities of the district.
Some leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region have commended President John Evans Atta Mills for retaining Hon. Ama Benyiwa Doe as the Central Regional minister following the recent ministerial reshuffle.
In line with efforts to boost security within the Jaman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region, the Assembly is putting up an ultra modern police station at Sampa to facilitate police operations in the district.
Residents of Abonko, a community within the Gomoa West District of the Central Region have benefited from a new Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre to boost health delivery in the area.
The Ajumako District Assembly is undertaking a number of projects this year, meant to help improve the socio-economic conditions of inhabitants in the area.
Plans are far advanced for Jei Krodua /Papaase, an Electoral Area within the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region to benefit from 6-unit classroom blocks in the area.
Serious construction works on a 20 seater toilet facility is currently underway in the Kwesimintsim electoral area, in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis in the Western Region.
The Ga South Municipal Assembly (GSMA) is constructing a 3 unit classroom block in the Ashamoah electoral area in order to boost infrastructure in the educational sector in the municipality.
Mfantsipim Senior High School, Ghana’s premier secondary school has taken delivery of 31 brand new computers from the Ministry of Water Resource, Works and Housing in recognition for their performance in the 2010 Junior Water Prize Programme (JWPP).
The Ghana Black Stars warms up today to play up their crucial game so far at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon tonight.
The market at Donkorkrom is to witness some facelift with the construction of additional facilities to make the use of the facility more convenient and business friendly.
Dade Mantse, Chief of Obele Manya in the Lower Manya Krobo District has released about an acre of land to the Assembly for the construction of Community Health Planning and Services CHPS compound to improve health delivery in the area.
The Black Stars of Ghana last night played their hearts out against their Tunisian counterparts to book a place in the semi-finals with the Chipolopolos of Zambia.
Farmers at Bunkpurugu electoral area in Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District are calling on the Assembly to support them with storage facilities to enable them preserve their farm produce.
Fuel prices will go down marginally as Government and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) agree to implement President Atta Mills’ concession of a 20% reduction in recent increase of petroleum products.
Two six unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities including library, store and sanitary facilities have been completed at Okra-Kwadwo and Atabui in the Akwapim North District in the Eastern Region.
The Department of feeder roads has joined forces with the Ajumako District Assembly to improve road network in some local communities of the district.
Every part of the Central Region will soon receive its share of the electricity extension project, as 7 communities within the Awutu Senya District have been connected to the national grid to boost economic activities in the area.
The District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District Assembly, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has underscored the need for rehabilitation and improvement on some major roads in the area.
The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), in line with its efforts to improve potable water supply in the Assin South District of the Central Region is constructing boreholes for 21 communities.
The Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Talensi Nabdam District, Mr. Yin Donatus has noted that the 2012 election would further test the democratic credentials of the country.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Akuapim South Municipal Assembly, Mark Amoako Dompreh has pledged his commitment to improve the financial status of the Assembly.
Misa Senior High School in the Akwapim North District in the Eastern Region now has a clinic to take care of students’ health conditions.
Businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome is to remain in police custody after he was refused bail Monday. He has formally been charged with conspiracy to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense and corrupting public officials in the controversial GH¢51 million judgement debt.
The World Vision organization, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) has constructed a new primary school at Nyankpala South electoral area in Tolon District to ensure the education for the underprivileged children in that locality.
Collaborative efforts between the government and the Asuogyaman District Assembly have brought about tremendous improvement in a number of road networks in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region.
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) yesterday began a 5-days national pandemic disaster response tabletop simulation exercise at Elmina in the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem Municipality to assess pitfalls in its Pandemic Response initiative in the country.
The Twifo Heman- Lower- Denkyira District Assembly of the Central Region have begun rehabiltation works on roads in some selected communities to boost the transportation of goods and people in the area.
The Nanumba South District Assembly is realizing the impact of the School Feeding Programme, as more school children are bieng fed nutritious under the programme.
Officials of the Kasoa Health Center have taken delivery of medical equipment which worth about 2000 dollars from Cheerful Heart Foundation.
Vulco, a subsidiary of Rana Motors Ghana has rewarded three loyal customers as part of its campaign to improve and sustain the company’s relationship with the general public.
The Sissala East District Assembly has opened tenders for the award of contract for the construction of a District Health Insurance Office in the area.
The Paramount Chief of Duayaw-Nkwanta, the administrative capital of the Tano North District in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Boakye Tromo III has released about 30-acre plot to the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) Secretariat to construct a training academy for the service.
Women farmers at Nyankpala North Electoral Area in the Tolon/Kumbungu District are undergoing training in recycling to enable them process their farm waste into useful materials.
The Assemblyman for Bamboi Electoral Area in the Bole District, Obed Kofi Mange has called for punitive measures to be meted out against galamsey operators in the area to prevent them from further destruction of the environment.
More pupils in the Nkwanta South District in the Volta Region are to benefit from government free school uniform distribution as the assembly has taken delivery of 900 of them.
The Ghana Health Service is to launch two new vaccines in April to help in combating pneumonia, meningitis and diarrhoea in children.
A number of communities in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region are due to benefit from a number of projects under the Ghana Social Opportunity Project.
Efforts by the government to get more rural areas electrified in the country is on course, as the Nanumba South District Assembly is set to supply about 15 communities with Low Voltage (LV) poles.
The governing councils of the two proposed public universities in the Volta and Brong Ahafo regions have been inaugurated, with a commitment to admit students for the 2012/2013 academic year.
German/Canadian development partners of the Aowin-Suaman Presbyterian Health Services in the Western Region have donated a variety of health equipment running into vast sums of money, to the service in the area.
The National Tripartite Committee (NTC) has increased the National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) from GHC3.73 to GHC4. 48, representing 20 percent increment for the public service.
Lack has shine on a number of schools in the Akyemansa District in the Eastern Region as a collaborative effort between Government and the District Assembly is bringing improvement in the infrastructure of the schools.
The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly is to commit resources towards the construction of 5 sanitary facilities in the Bolgatanga Township to improve the sanitation condition of the area.
At least 10 Heads of Departments in the Nadowli District have been awarded by the Assembly to encourage them to put up their best in the “Better Ghana” agenda.
In a bid to improve quality water supply in most deprived areas in the country, the Agona East District Assembly in the Central Region has constructed boreholes for some selected communities.
The Akuapim North District Assembly has initiated moves to address accommodation challenges usually encountered by teachers in some communities in the district.
Paramedics working in Lahugu Clinic at Lahugu Electoral Area in the Tamale Metropolis have threatened to stop working if they are not offered affordable housing to relieve them of accommodation problems.
Work is steadily progressing on the construction of a market with improved facilities at Biriwa, an electoral area in the Mfansteman Municipality in the Central Region.
Parliament has amended part of the local government Act 1993 (Act 462) to allow for the easy creation of new municipalities in the country.
Residents of Buya Electoral Area in the Kpandai District are calling on the Assembly to support the area with a toilet facility to reduce the pressure on the school toilet in the area.
The Management and staff of the Bank of Ghana have donated GH¢10,000.00 (Ten thousand Ghana Cedis) to the Akropong School for the Blind in the Akuapim North District of the Eastern Region.
The Rural Enterprises Project (REP) is still assisting individuals in the Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District to build capacity to bring an improvement in economic lifestyle of people in the area.
In order to create easy accessibility to Primary Healthcare in the Happa Electoral Area in the Lambussie Karni District, the Assembly is currently constructing a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre for inhabitants of the area.
As an assembly that has the welfare of its subjects, especially children who are mostly vulnerable in mind, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has mounted about 18 new speed-rams on the roads in the Wuoyeman Electoral Area of the Okaikoi North Sub-Metro in the Greater Accra Region.
Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has underlined the Government’s resolve to ensure adequate security to allow all voters to freely exercise their franchise in December polls.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region has extended its support to about 531 needy but brilliant students in the metropolis to assist elevate the education of these persons to a preferred level.
Cassava production and processing in Nkwanta of the Volta Region, have become major sources of income for women in the area considerably raising their wherewithal.
The Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Koku Awoonor-Williams, has said the Mobile Technology for Community Health (MoTeCH) has improved health care delivery after its inception in some districts in the region.
The Eastern Regional office of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) on Thursday destroyed several cartons of fish which were exposed to bad hygienic conditions.
Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, out-going Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, says government has taken significant steps through legislation, policies and other initiatives to ensure holistic protection and promotion of the rights and well-being of Ghanaian children.
Residents in the Akwamu Electoral Area in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region can now afford smile on their faces as the community have benefited from a 10-seater Aqua-Privy toilet facility.
Renovation works have been completed on two semi-detached teachers’ bungalows at Dapaa-Amanta in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region.
The Editors Forum Ghana (EFG) will on Wednesday, February 15 this year, host the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan.
Border towns in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region which are not hooked to the national grid are now enjoying electricity courtesy solar panels.
The Peminase traditional area in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal
Assembly of the Ashanti Region has benefited from the construction of a 3-unit classroom block to boost educational infrastructure in the area.
In order to guarantee an enhanced operation and the smooth running ofthe National Health Insurance Scheme in the Sawla -Tuna-Kalba District, the Assembly is to construct a new district office for the scheme at Sawla.
The Tain District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has been
allocated funds from the District Development Fund (DDF) and
District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) for the construction and
completion of six and three unit classroom blocks for six (6) deprived basic schools in the area.
Plan Ghana, an International Child Centered Community Development, in collaboration with GRATIS Foundation, is to establish a technical training centre for automobile training in Koforidua to equip at least 300 youth with employable skills.
The Northern Regional Minister, Moses Bukari Mabengba has lauded the efforts of all the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Region for maintaining peace in the region over the past few years.
The Jaman North District in the Brong Ahafo Region is currently constructing a fire station in the area.
The Krachi East District Assembly hope to collaborate with the RLG Communications, an indigenous mobile phone assembly company in Ghana to bring information communication technology ICT to the door steps of people in the district.
The Akuapim South Municipal Assembly has taken delivery of six garbage containers in the municipality to help rid the area of filth.
The provision of quality education in every part of the country is one of the vital policies of the ruling party’s “Better Ghana” agenda is fast becoming a reality, as some schools in the Agona East District have benefited from new classroom blocks.
Four schools within the Bawjiase Electoral Area in the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region have benefited from improved school blocks to boost ducation in the area.
The Kpassa Senior High School is receiving its fair share of infrastructure upliftment in recent years under the emergency infrastructure improvement project for SHS across the country.
Cocoa farmers should take public education on the spread and control of the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD) seriously to increase their yields, Mr Eric Adjei, National Technical Manager, CSSVD Control Unit, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has said.
The Presbyterian Junior High School at Donkorkrom is to be constructed a new classroom block to address the accommodation challenge confronting the school.
Contracts have been awarded for the construction of six more classroom blocks under the projects to eliminate schools under tree project.
The Tema Collection of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority exceeded its revenue target of GH¢3,068 for last year, by GH¢ 536 in November 2011.
Dr. Samuel Tetteh Kwashie, Central Regional Director, Ghana Health Services, says the Ministry Of Health and its agencies have put in place measures and strategies to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 4, 5, and 6 by 2015.
More students in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District in the Northern Region are receiving huge assistance from the Assembly, as a total of GHS 20,000 has been injected into sponsorship scheme in the district to support education.
The District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District in the Upper West Region, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has asserted that the area is relatively calm and conducive for smooth running of businesses.
About forty-seven (47) less privileged persons in the Jomoro District of the Western Region who have undergone an intensive training under the Local Enterprises and Skill Development Programme (LESDEP) have graduated over the weekend.
About 48 physically challenged persons in the Jaman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region have received monetary support from the Assembly to help improve their economic lives.
As a measure to reduce decongestion in classrooms, a six unit classroom has been constructed at Foshegu Electoral Area in Tamale Metropolis to promote quality education in the country.
The District Chief Executive for the Awutu Senya district in the Central Region, Nuhu Adam has made a humble call on Ghanaians to adopt the use of biotechnology as an alternative for the generation of power in households.
Plans are far advanced for works to begin on a new cement production factory under the name “CENTRACEM” at Ankaful, an electoral area within the Cape Coast Metropolis of the Central Region.
Some selected communities within the Twifo- Heman- Lower- Denkyira (THLD) District of the Central Region have benefited from 6- unit classroom block each to boost teaching and learning in the area.
In a bid to enhance the quality of education in the area, the Assin South District Assembly of the Central Region is constructing a 6 unit classroom block in Darmang, Domeabra and Dominase communities respectively.
The National Youth Employment Program (NYEP) in the Kwahu West Municipality has donated 28 sewing machines to seamstress apprentices, who have completed their training, to enable them to establish their own business.
The District Chief Executive for the Jomoro District in the Western Region, Sylvester Dadieh has revealed that less than one term in the President Mills NDC led government, the Jomoro district has benefitted immensely from the national cake as more deprived areas are being connected to the national power grid.
The District Chief Executive for the Kassena Nankana East District, Emmanuel Andema, has affirmed government’s commitment to improve the lifestyles of Ghanaians by providing easy access to potable water.
The Mfantseman Municipal assembly in the central region is still on course to improve education in the area, as Mankessim Senior Secondary and Technical school have benefited from an 18-unit storey classroom block.
The Kassena Nankana West District Assembly has constructed a state-of- the- art Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) centre for the people of Paga and its surrounding environs.
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency in collaboration with the Government of Ghana has provided boreholes to a number of communities in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region.
The District Chief Executive for the Nanumba South District Assembly, Alhaji Amidu Seidu has expressed the readiness of the Assembly to secure an office facility for the Electoral Commission in the district.
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East Region, Vivian Anafo has assured residents of plans to roll-out more projects in the district’s educational sector this year.
The Assemblyman for the Wouyeman Electoral Area near Lapaz, Abdullah Nii Odai has lauded the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for the construction and extension of the drainage system in the area.
In the quest to improve the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) score in the area about 255 teachers in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam (AEE) District in the Central Region have undergone a special training in teaching.
Rehabilitation works on the 27.7 kilometers Abor -Tadzevu-Ave Xevi road have been completed.
The Kwahu North District Assembly is to construct a modern and betting lorry station at Donkorkrom soon.
The Saboba District Assembly in the Northern Region has moved to construct a Community centre for the Saboba township to boost social activities in the area.
The Twifo Heman- Lower- Denkyira District Assembly of the Central Region has began rehabiltation works on roads in some selected communities to facilitate the transportation of goods and people to and from the area.
The world is gradually turning into a global village as a result of technological advancement in the world as a whole.
Mr. Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, on Thursday advised Internal Auditors working in Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) not to engage in acts that would discredit them in the performance of their duties.
Stakeholders in the education sector in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region are scheduled to attend meeting soon to discuss and take decisions on what measures or opportunity are there to explore to improve the sector.
Access to potable water has been a source of headache to residents
in the Gyidim Mission-Wiamoasi Electoral Area in the Sekyere South District, thereby, creating a lot of discomfort among inhabitants in the area.
As a district that is concerned with improving education, the Jomoro District Assembly has made available funds to the education directorate of the district to organize two separate mock exams for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in the area.
Construction of a satellite office for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is currently underway in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern Region.
The Oyarifa Electoral Area in the Ga East Municipality has benefited from a 6-unit classroom block to facelift education in the area.
Accra is currently among the best cities in the World, Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive announced yesterday when interacting with residents to brief them on activities of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
Plans are far advanced to give the Pwalugu market in the Talensi Nabdam district a facelift, as the Assembly has disclosed it’s readiness to rehabilitate the facility for traders in the area.
In his bid to improve the quality of Information Communication Education in his area, the Atiwa District Chief Executive, Emmanuel Atta Twum has presented 30 laptops to four (4) Junior High Schools in the district.
The Ketu North District Assembly has donated assorted items worth GHs1, 703 to about 200 persons living with HIV/AIDs within the district.
Residents of Amwona Township in the Sanso Electoral Area of the Obuasi Municipality have breathe a sigh of relief, as the assembly constructs a new Kindergarten (KG) block to educate the infant school children in the area.
In its bid to improve quality education in the area, the Asikuma- Odoben- Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region has distributed about 1,746 school uniforms to some selected basic schools within the district.
The Nanumba South Assembly has completed two major infrastructural projects this year.
The Kassena Nankana West District Assembly is seriously engaging the Chiefs and People of the area in talks to solicit their consent on a partnership agreement in the management of some major tourist sites in the district.
The Government in conjunction with the Saboba District Assembly is pushing more educational infrastructure at the basic level to improve the standard of education in the area.
About sixty –six (66) disabled residents in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region have received huge sums of money from the assembly to enable them take control over their own lives.
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) has provided water for 23,939 rural communities and small towns throughout the country.
As part of measures to engage the youth in agriculture to reduce unemployment, the Asuogyaman District Assembly is to cultivate about 480 hectares of banana plantation in the area.
Wuru and Naaga-Tindama both communities in the Kassena-Nankana East district have all benefited from a 6 unit classroom block with ancillary facilities to push education in the area.
Farmers at Saafi/Esase Electoral Area in Kwahu West District are calling on the government to come to their aid with spraying machines to enable them control pests and diseases that attack their plants.
Construction works is underway on a 6-unit classroom block for the Subri D/A School in Himan, an electoral area in the Prestea Huni-Valley District of the Western Region.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame,in the Kumasi Metropolis, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has donated about 80 street ight bulbs to the area to improve security in the town.
Government is still committing attention to boost accessibility to potable water, especially in the northern belt of the country, as works on the Nakpayili/Lungni small town water system is progressing steadily to guarantee residents enhanced water condition.
In the quest to promote quality health delivery to meet the health demands of the people of Bole and its environs, the Assembly has committed a total of GHs 35,000 to improve accommodation for some health officials in the district.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Agona West, Emmanuel K. Tetteh has assured traders in the “Mandela market” about measures deployed by the assembly to ensure their safety and comfort in the market.
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East Region, Vivian Anafo has advised the youth and people of the area to thread cautiously in political activities this year so as to preserve the peace enjoyed in the country.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region has completed construction works on two separate steel bridges in Kwaprow and Ankaful Electoral Areas respectively.
In the bid to give a meaningful life to the people of Lawra and its surrounding environs, the Assembly together with the China Water Company is embarking on an electrification project in the area.
Residents within the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region can now boast of several development projects being undertaken in the area.
Work is steadily progressing on a footbridge in the Akaade-Larteh Electoral Area of the Akuapim North District in the Eastern Region.
As part of measures to promote quality education in the country, a three unit classroom block has been constructed for the Nteso Electoral Area.
About a week ago, President J.E.A Mills together with ex-President John Agyekum Kufour officially commissioned the George Walker Bush highway (N1), a 14.1-kilometre road from the Tetteh-Quarshie interchange in the Accra Metropolis to the Mallam junction in the Ga South Municipality.
Basic schools in the Saafi/Esase Electoral Area in the Kwahu West District of the Eastern Region lack teachers.
Transportation conditions in Breman Asikuma, the District capital of Asikuma- Odoben- Brakwa in the Central Region can now be described as one of the best in the country as the assembly yesterday commissioned the newly renovated lorry station.
Road infrastructure has been a major concern to the Nanumba South District Assembly in the bid to push massive development in the area.
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has completed about 6 major projects in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region.
Vanart Abdela Islamic Primary school at New Town, an electoral area within the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region have benefited from a 6-unit classroom block.
Construction work has begun on the extension of drainage networks in and around the Ashongman Estate in the Kwabenya Electoral Area in the Ga East Municipality.
As part of measures to guarantee maximum safety of inhabitants in the area, the Gushiegu District Assembly is undertaking a street lighting project in the Gushiegu township.
As a measure to increase enrolment in basic education in Eastern Region, a US$40,000 dollar ultra modern three-unit classroom block has been constructed at Suhyen Electoral Area in New Juaben Municipality.
In order to establish a harmonious growth in the Local government system, the constitution of the Republic of Ghana guarantees for the creation of new electoral areas to reflect the increasing Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the country.
A 23-member inter-party Dialogue Committee has been inaugurated in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District to help promote intellectual political discourse in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Mfantseman municipal Assembly, Henry Kweku Hayfron, has assured teachers in the Mfantseman Girls Senior High School of his outfits intention to construct bungalows to help eliminate accommodation problems facing teachers in the school.
The District Chief Executive for the Lawra District Assembly, Abu Samson has reiterated that the welfare of people, especially the local folks must be secured through the provision of basic necessities in life.
In the quest to improve teaching and learning in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, about 10 new computers and accessories have been presented to the Vume- Kpoviadzi (DA) cluster of schools to enable pupils be at par with the new technology systems in the world.
Plans are far advanced for Odambo, a community within the Gomoa East District in the Central Region to benefit from a 6 unit classroom block.
In order to create an enabling environment for an enhanced teaching and learning in the area, the Bongo District Assembly has constructed a 3 unit classroom block with ancillary facilities for Nyariga, a community of the district.
The wellbeing of teachers is being secured in the Saboba district, as the Assembly made efforts to construct a 4-semi- detached bungalow for teachers at Kpalba.
Residents of the Ankobra Electoral Area within the Prestea- Huni- Valley District in the Western Region have had their own share of the "Better Ghana" agenda as the community is now connected to the national grid.
As part of measures to improve the water system in the Volta Region, particularly South Dayi District, the area has been connected to pipe borne water to enable residents to have access to clean water.
Residents of Nteso Electoral Area in Kwahu East District are calling for a health centre to reduce the rampant death cases reported in the town.
About 68 Assembly members in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region have received motorbikes to facilitate their work in their respective electoral areas to speed up socio-economic development across the country.
President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday inaugurated Olam Wheat Mills in Tema, valued at $55 million, and pledged Government’s commitment to the development of the agricultural sector.
In order to devise more ways of generating revenue for the district, the Gushiegu District Assembly has invested a sum of GHS 248,000 in the purchase of a tipper truck.
Some selected communities within the Assin South District in the Central Region have benefited from 6-unit classroom blocks each in a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area.
In order to ensure the extension of electricity to all deprived areas in in the District, the Twifo-Heman- Lower -Denkyira District in the Central Region has distributed low tension poles to some selected communities.
The government’s plan of ensuring quality education in the country is on course as 3 unit classroom blocks have been constructed in 16communiti es at South Dayi District in the Volta Region.
School authorities of the Bokankye basic school in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region have received keys to a 6-unit classroom block.
Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has called for public education on the guidelines and purpose of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to the clear misconceptions associated with it.
Construction works has begun on the stretch of road along the Amasaman stadium in the Ga West Municipality.
More communities in the Lambussie Karni District in the Upper West Region are expected to be connected to the national grid very soon to improve the lifestyles of people living in the district.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asikuma- Odoben- Brakwa in the Central Region Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has commissioned a new 6 unit classroom block with ancillary facilities for the Al Furan Islamic School in the Asarekwiaa community
The First-Vice President of the Lions Club International (LCI), Lion Wayne Madden has begun a four day tour in Ghana after his arrival in the country on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
In the bid to reach out to more deprived communities in need of potable water, the Bongo District Assembly has committed a total sum of GHS 45,887.00 to improve water systems in the area.
The Chief Executive for the Asutifi District Assembly, in the Brong Ahafo Region, Eric Addae on behalf of the assembly has received a cheque of GHs 3.1 million from Newmont Gold Ghana Limited as compensation for damages caused to their lands by the company.
Security systems in the Saboba District have been given a boost in order to enhance operations in the sector.
Dormaa Municipal Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has commenced an outreach campaign to sensitize people on the biometric voter registration exercise.
Ms Mavis Ama Frimpong, Birem North District Chief Executive, has disclosed that the Assembly would be organizing an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) training for persons with disabilities in the district.
Work is steadily on-going on a 6-unit classroom block in Aboadi/Fazin, an electoral area within the Ahanta West District in the Western Region.
As part of measures to improve accessibility to potable water in the Volta Region, about five (5) boreholes have been constructed in selected areas in the Akatsi District to provide drinkable water for the people.
The Government has secured a $240-million loan to complete the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital’s (KATH) Maternal and Child Welfare Clinic in Kumasi.
The Minister of Health, Mr. Alban Bagbin, over the weekend commissioned two mobile clinic vans for the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to extend general healthcare services to deprived communities.
The District Chief Executive for the Lawra District Assembly in the Upper West Region, Abu Samson has liaised with some local banks in the area to offer credit facilities to residents of the district.
The Twifo- Heman- Lower- Denkyira District Assembly in the Central Region has completed works on a new girls’ dormitory for the Heman Senior High School (SHS) within the Heman East Electoral Area.
Efforts by government to get more local areas connected to the national grid are on course in the Sissala West District.
The Evishad Primary School in the Ahamansu Electoral Area in Kadjebi District has benefited from the construction of a 6-unit classroom block estimated at $120,000.
An Anglican Primary School in the Grant Hills Electoral Area within the Nzema East District of the Western Region is to benefit from a new Water Closet (WC) toilet facility.
The Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee has announced an 18 percent increase in the base pay and pay Point Relativity. The daily base pay is therefore 4. 84% while the pay point relativity is 1. 7%. Payment of the new salary will be effected at the end of April.
Katamanso TMA Junior High School in the Pinkwai electoral area of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly will very soon operate in a new 6-unit classroom block which is under construction in the area.
The Lambussie Karni District Assembly has initiated efforts to improve accessibility to potable water for inhabitants of the area.
Residents of Adagbledu Electoral Area in Ketu North District are calling on the government to provide them with a clinic to ensure quality health delivery in the locality.
A six unit ultra modern classroom block has been constructed at Tatorme Fiato Electoral Area in Akatsi District to ensure quality education in the district.
Hundreds thronged the Lapaz area in the Okaikwei North Sub-metro in the Accra Metropolis last night Tuesday, February 28, to catch a glimpse of a cargo truck loaded with frozen fish which had landed on a passenger bus and a taxi cab.
The Gushiegu District Assembly has handed over a 6 seater KVIP toilet facility to the inhabitants of Nayilifong, a community in the area.
A couple of schools in communities of the Bongo District will soon enhance their status, when efforts by the Assembly in constructing more classroom structures are fully executed in such areas.
The Member of Parliament for Ajumako- Enyan- Essiam Hon. Cassiel Ato Forson has assured residents of Fawomanye and Epsii- Fawomanye communities of electricity meters to enable the supply of electricity to their various homes.