GA E:
Adwoa-Safo appeals for SHS for Dome-Kwabenya
Saturday, February 01 2014

As a Member of Parliament who has the welfare of its constituents at heart, Adwoa Safo, MP for Dome-Kwabenya which falls under the Ga East Municipality is appealing to the Ministry of Education and Government to establish a Senior High School (SHS) in her constituency.

ATEBUBU:
Sanja Nanja distributes 400 solar lanterns to communities
Saturday, February 01 2014

Over thirty communities have benefitted from a benevolent gesture by the Member of Parliament for Atebubu-Amantin Constituency, Hon. Sanja Nanja when he provided an alternative source of light for residents who were not connected to the national power grid.

CAPE COAST:
Assembly urged to improve sanitation
Sunday, February 02 2014

Mr Samuel Sosi, Cape Coast Metropolitan Health Director has called on the Cape Coast Metropolitan assembly to improve the sanitary condition in the area to help reduce malaria cases.

ELLEMBELE:
District tackles sanitation issues
Sunday, February 02 2014

The influx of companies and the increasing population in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region has necessitated proper sanitation and environmental management.

TARKWA:
Tarkwa-Apimanim road to be marked soon
Sunday, February 02 2014

The Minister for Roads and Highways, Mr. Amin Amidu Sulemana, has  assured the people of Tarkwa and its surrounding communities that the unmarked portion of the Tarkwa to Apimanim road in the Western Region would soon to be marked to reduce the high rate of accidents recorded on that stretch of the road.

MADINA:
La-Nkwantanang-Madina annual health review
Sunday, February 02 2014

The La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Health Directorate has organized a one day annual health review forum at the Madina Hopeline Institute for hospitals and polyclinics in the municipality.

BOLGA:
Municipal Assembly loses out on Fund
Sunday, February 02 2014

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly lost out on the Urban Development Grant (UDG) under the District Development Facility (DDF) due to internal
wrangling.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t releases GH¢3.7 million for research facility
Monday, February 03 2014

The Ministry of Finance has authorized the Controller and Accountant General to open an account for the research and innovation facility for tertiary institutions and transfer an amount of GH¢ 3,750,000.00 into it.

SEKONDI:
Some Sekondi-Takoradi residents hesitant to buy fuel
Monday, February 03 2014

Madam Louisa Edzii, General Manager of Edzii Goil Filling Station, said some motorists in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis were hesitant to buy petroleum products after being informed of the increase in prices.

TEMA:
Tema Port expansion project receives up to $2bn bids
Monday, February 03 2014

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has opened seven valid bids from corporate entities and joint-venture companies, including a Ghanaian company, which want to partner the GPHA to expand Tema Port.

SOCIAL:
Parliamentary c’ttee rejects UG road tolls
Monday, February 03 2014

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport has objected to the charging of road tolls by the University of Ghana.

SECURITY:
Police gun down 2 demonstrators, injure others
Monday, February 03 2014

Two drivers have been killed by Police while demonstrating over bad roads in Kenyase - Antowa in the Ashanti region.

TRANSPORTATION:
Accra Records 2,570 ‘Okada’ Accidents
Monday, February 03 2014

The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) recorded 2,570 motorbike accidents between January and December last year.

NABDAM:
Dasabligo, Kotinbig to acquire CHPS compounds soon
Monday, February 03 2014

With health remaining as a critical sector in development matters, Nabdam district Assembly is seriously setting plans in place this year to at least increase the number of CHPS compound for effective health delivery within the localities.

JIRAPA:
Street naming exercise on course in Jirapa District
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The implementation of the National Street Naming and Property Numbering System is in full course in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region, following a number of measures put in so far by the Assembly.

OFFINSO N:
DCE commends media
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The Offinso North District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Samuel Appiah-Kubi has commended the media for a good job it was doing to promote development.

WA:
District Assemblies warned against misapplying project funds
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Dr Ephraim Avea Nsor, Upper West Regional Minister, has urged District Assemblies in the region to refrain from misapplying funds meant for the implementation of the Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP).

SOCIAL:
Parliament summons Roads Minister over UG road toll
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport has summoned the Minister of Roads and Highways, Alhaji Amin Amidu Sulemani, to appear before it on Tuesday to explain the circumstances under which the University of Ghana, Legon was granted permission to charge tolls for the use of its roads.

KPANDAI:
HIV infections in children reduced by 76% - Lordina
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Ghana has recorded over 76 percent decrease in new HIV infections among children and 25 percent decline in new HIV infections among our youth over just three years. That’s according to First Lady, Lordina Mahama.

JIRAPA:
School feeding programme: DCE rescues caterers
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The intervention of the District Chief Executive for Jirapa, Vivien-Nelly Kunko has saved caterers engaged under the school feeding programme in the district from being swindled.

HEALTH:
NHIA will pay service providers before deadline
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) says it is in deliberations with service providers and the pharmaceutical distributors to settle all debts owed them.

AMANSIE C:
Fiamoaso, Adansikrom classroom blocks commissioned
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The Amansie Central District Chief Executive, Emmanuel Dede Appiah has commissioned two 3-unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities for Fiamoaso and Adansikrom in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region.

JIRAPA:
DCE puts premium on dry aeason gardening
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Over 20 farmer-groups in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region are currently benefiting from a dry season gardening initiative along the banks of the Black Volta.

GA E:
Assembly assures to revamp pantang landfill site
Tuesday, February 04 2014

After directives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the closure of the landfill site at Pantang near Abokobi, the Ga East Municipal Assembly has assured of putting measures in place to mitigate the problems the site poses to residents in the area.

ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman to get model SHS
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Professor Jane Nana Opoku Agyemang, Minister of Education, has inspected a 12-acre land earmarked for the construction of a Senior High School (SHS) at Community 22 in the Ashaiman Municipality.

GA W:
intended demolition at Adjen-Kotoku halted
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Information reaching Ghanadistricts.com has it that the Ga West Municipal Assembly has rescinded its decision of demolishing unauthorized structures at Adjen-Kotoku near Medie in Accra.

AKATSI N:
MP donates 900 cements to communities
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The Member of Parliament for the Akatsi North Constituency in the Volta region, Peter Kotoe Nortsu has donated 900 bags of cement to various communities in the Akatsi North District towards completion of self help projects.

KWAEBIBIREM:
DCE appeals to parents
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The District Chief Executive for Kwaebibirem District in the Eastern Region, Mr. Emmanuel Aboagye Osae, has made a passionate appeal to parents in the district to take keen interest in the education of their wards by providing them with the needed learning materials to aid them improve on their performance.

ECONOMIC:
Cedi will stabilise soon - Gov’t assures
Tuesday, February 04 2014

The Government has assured that it is working assiduously to stabilize the falling Ghana Cedi.

EFFUTU:
MCE, PM and three others dragged to court
Tuesday, February 04 2014

Three Winneba-based contractors, have filed a writ at the Agona Swedru high Court against the Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, the Presiding Member, and three others members of the Effutu Municipal Assembly, for breach of contract.

AMANSIE C:
GETFund hands over 3-storey dormitory
Wednesday, February 05 2014

A three storey boys’ dormitory block constructed by the government of Ghana through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) for Jacobu Senior High School in the Amansie Central District in the Eastern Region has been handed over to the assembly.

N DAYI:
Rehabilitation of Awate Health Centre to commences soon
Wednesday, February 05 2014

A contract for the rehabilitation of the Awate Health Centre in the North Dayi District in the Volta Region has been signed by the district assembly.

ASUNAFO N:
Three assemblies lobby for one project
Wednesday, February 05 2014

Three assemblies in Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to the government to site a proposed College of Education in their areas.

OBUASI:
Assembly records 601 marriages in 2013
Wednesday, February 05 2014

Report from the office of the Registrar, Obuasi Municipal Assembly, indicates that, out of 601 marriages registered in 2013, there have been 3 divorce cases.

BOLGA:
President Mahama hails Bolga paramountcy
Wednesday, February 05 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday commended the chiefs and people of the Bolgatanga Traditional Council for peacefully enskinning Mr Raymond Alafia Abilba as Regent of the skin after the death of his father.

MAMPONG:
Teenage pregnancy on the increase at Mampong
Wednesday, February 05 2014

Teenage pregnancy is on the surge in the Mampong Municipality, a situation health authorities found “very worrying.”
Available statistics show that 349 girls aged between 10 and16, became pregnant last year.

KADJEBI:
DCE calls for collaboration for development
Wednesday, February 05 2014

The Kadjebi District Chief Executive, Jacob Alebinde Asogonnde has called on traditional authorities and opinion leaders in the various communities in the district to collaborate with the district for development.

SUAMAN:
5 communities declared open defecation free
Wednesday, February 05 2014

Five (5) communities in the Suaman District in the Western Region have been declared open defecation free.

NABDAM:
Nangode, Zopeliga to get additional school blocks
Wednesday, February 05 2014

The Nabdam District Assembly is expecting to complete and successfully hand over a school block facility currently on course for two communities within the district by the end of February.

BUILSA N:
District moves to expedite Street Naming exercise
Wednesday, February 05 2014

The work plan and other measures to help gear up the implementation of the Street Naming and Property Numbering Systems in the Builsa North district in the Upper East region are at the moment secured.

HEALTH:
Over 500 medical doctors to be recruited into health sector
Wednesday, February 05 2014

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira, says more than 500 medical doctors would be recruited into the health sector this year, to enhance quality health care delivery.

NKORANZA N:
Invest in children education - Assemblyman
Wednesday, February 05 2014

Mr Oscar Osei, Assemblyman for Kranka in the Nkoranza North District, has urged parents to invest in the education of their children.

ATEBUBU:
Assembly holds town hall meeting
Wednesday, February 05 2014

The Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has organized a town hall meeting in Atebubu at which it rendered an account of its activities in the last 4 months and addressed concerns raised by the citizenry.

AKATSI N:
TEIN-EP University College, Ave Trainees Association to support JHS students
Thursday, February 06 2014

Two student groups, the Tertiary Education Institutional Network (TEIN) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Evangelical Presbyterian University College, Ho branch, and Ave Teacher Trainees Association of Akatsi College of Education have volunteered to support junior high school students in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region.

ASUTIFI S:
Regional Minister orders suspension of health project
Thursday, February 06 2014

Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has ordered the suspension of work on a health facility in the Region.

NKORANZA N:
Invest in children education - Assemblyman
Thursday, February 06 2014

Mr Oscar Osei, Assemblyman for Kranka in the Nkoranza North District, has urged parents to invest in the education of their children.

HEALTH:
More than 500 medical doctors to be recruited into health sector
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira, says more than 500 medical doctors would be recruited into the health sector this year, to enhance quality health care delivery.

AGONA W:
Youth must acquire skills for national development - MP
Thursday, February 06 2014

Mr Charles Obeng-Inkoom, Member of Parliament for Agona West, said the youth constituted the future workforce of the nation and should acquire knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to that effect.

SOCIAL:
Things are getting out of Hand – TUC
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has indicated that workers have come to their tether and could no longer bear the hardship in the country.

POLITICS:
My govt Is swallowing bitter pills on Ghanaians’ behalf - Prez
Thursday, February 06 2014

President John Mahama says his government is taking difficult decisions to fix the economy.

HEALTH:
Doctors threaten nationwide strike by March 3
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Ghana Medical Association has threatened a nationwide strike by March 3, 2014.

OBUASI:
Two benefit from LESDEP
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Local Enterprise and Skills Development (LESDEP) in obuasi has handed two tricycles popularly known as “jawara” to Elder Kwame Nkrumah and Madam Mamunatu lddrissu in obuasi.

ATEBUBU:
Mental Health receives big boost
Thursday, February 06 2014

MIHOSO International, a nongovernmental organization in partnership with Basic Needs Ghana with funding from UKAID has donated various items to the mental health units of the Atebubu-Amantin, Sene West and Nkoranza North district hospitals at a ceremony in Atebubu.

ECONOMIC:
BoG increases policy rate from 16 to 18%
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank has increased the policy rate by 200 bases points.

ASUNAFO N:
MCE commissions 9 school projects
Thursday, February 06 2014

The Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has commissioned nine school projects for various communities in the municipality.

AKATSI N:
Avevi, Dzalele CHPS compounds commissioned
Friday, February 07 2014

Two Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound rehabilitated by the Akatsi North District Assembly have been commissioned.

AMANSIE C:
JACOBU SHS: Board of Directors strategize for devt
Friday, February 07 2014

The Board of governors of Jacobu Senior High School in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region is making frantic efforts to find solutions to challenges confronting the school.

KMA:
Assembly increases Business Operating rates
Friday, February 07 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has increased its rates and fees on business operating entities in the metropolis by 50 per cent for the 2014 fiscal year.

NKORANZA:
Maize farmers meet on standard sack
Friday, February 07 2014

Representatives of maize farmers and dealers from Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo regions have met to agree on a guarantee standard sack for the commodity.

SOCIAL:
Local Government Minster to tour Central Region
Friday, February 07 2014

Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, is to embark on a three-day working visit to selected Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Central Region from Monday February 10.

KETU S:
HIV cases on the rise
Friday, February 07 2014

A total of 622 new HIV cases were recorded in health facilities in the Ketu South Municipality last year.

CHEREPONI:
Chereponi-Yendi road needs tarring-DCD
Friday, February 07 2014

Transportation on the 116km Chereponi-Yendi road is now lasting travelers who ply it a minimum of three hours to cover the section of that highway because of the untarred nature of the road.

SOCIAL:
7 Circuit Court judges sworn into office
Saturday, February 08 2014

Mrs Georgina Wood, the Chief Justice on Thursday sworn seven circuit court judges into office in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t pumps USD750 million into water supply
Saturday, February 08 2014

The government has invested about US$750 million into the provision of safe water across the country, Mr. Felix Ofosu-Kwakye, Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, has announced.

STMA:
Assembly demolishes Tanokrom-Kokompe artisans’ structures
Saturday, February 08 2014

More than 100 structures belonging to Tanokrom-Kokompe artisans in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis were pulled down on Friday morning.

AKUAPIM N:
All is set for Street Naming excercise
Saturday, February 08 2014

Arrangements for the Street naming exercise in the Akuapem North Municipality is far advanced with most of the processes completed awaiting the actual exercise to be commenced soon.

AMANSIE C:
“Galamsey” communities record low school enrolment
Saturday, February 08 2014

Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, District Chief Executive for Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region has expressed worry at poor enrolment in new schools established in some selected communities in the district.

U W AKIM:
DCE commissions classroom block for Islamic Primary
Saturday, February 08 2014

Students of Adaeso Islamic Primary School in the Upper West Akim District in the Eastern Region now have reason to smile following the construction of a new 3-unit classroom block for the school.

JIRAPA:
DCE, chiefs and opinion leaders discuss security
Saturday, February 08 2014

District Chief Executive for Jirapa, Vivien-Nelly Kunko has reiterated her resolve to ensure sustainable development of the district when she met with chiefs and opinion leaders in the district at the assembly.

ASANTE AKIM N:
Assembly members rejects DCE’s nomination
Sunday, February 09 2014

The Asante-Akim North District Assembly has rejected the nomination of Mr. Daniel Osei as District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.

NKORANZA N:
Nkoranza Traditional area commended
Sunday, February 09 2014

Communities in the Nkoranza Traditional area have been commended for assisting the Ghana Police Service with some facilities.

NABDAM:
MP bemoans falling educational standards
Sunday, February 09 2014

Mr Boniface Gambila, New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Nabdam , Upper East Region, said the falling standards of education, especially in the Talensi/Nabdam District, should be a concern for all.

BUSINESS:
GHC8 billion spent on Single Spine since July 2010
Monday, February 10 2014

The Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) has cumulatively cost the country GHC 48 billion in additional expenditure on public sector wages since its implementation in July 2010.

POLITICS:
Crunch cabinet meeting on forex today
Monday, February 10 2014

Cabinet will today discuss the new foreign exchange (forex) regulations announced by the Bank of Ghana last Wednesday.

GA E:
Assembly to control Pantang refuse dump
Monday, February 10 2014

Mr John Kwao Sackey, Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, on Saturday reiterated the assembly’s commitment to control the Pantang refuse dump site.

HEALTH:
Retired midwives to serve at CHPS compound
Monday, February 10 2014

Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, the Director General of the Ghana Health Services has said that retired Midwives would soon be recruited to offer their expertise and transfer of knowledge to young professionals in the Health Sector.

JIRAPA:
DCE chases illegal miners at Konzokala
Monday, February 10 2014

Residents in the Konzokala Community in the Jirapa Districts in the Upper West Region have been advised to desist from aiding foreigners who engage in illegal mining in the area.

POLITICS:
Cabinet endorses BoG’s solution to save the Cedi
Monday, February 10 2014

Cabinet has endorsed the actions and measures the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has taken to stop the rapid depreciation of the Ghana Cedi and also end the dollarization of the economy.

ABURA:
DCE commissions Three Unit Classroom Block
Monday, February 10 2014

The DCE for ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE DISTRICT William Atta Mends has commissioned a three unit classroom block facility to pave way for use by school children at Ansafona, a farming community in the AAK District of the Central Region.

BIRIM N:
Newmont to construct theater for Abirem Hospital
Tuesday, February 11 2014

The Newmont Akyem Mining Company is constructing a GHC 437,000.00 modern surgical theater for the New Abirem Government Hospital in the Birem North District.

SOCIAL:
MMDAs urged to mind cost of Conferences to Assemblies Budget
Tuesday, February 11 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has warned Metroplitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to be mindful of the cost of onferences to the assemblies budgets.

KUMBUNGU:
President’s nominee rejected
Tuesday, February 11 2014

Alhaji Iddi Manzah Mahama, President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kumbungu on Monday failed to secure the needed votes to assume the position.

NABDAM:
Kugri, Logre, and Nakpalig-zoya get dams
Tuesday, February 11 2014

The benefit that comes with the implementation of dam construction is enormous for the people, particularly farmers living in Northern Ghana where the area has semi-arid conditions that is capable of slowing agric production in the north.

TRANSPORTATION:
Railways improves on performance
Tuesday, February 11 2014

With importation of new coaches, Ghana Railway Company is expected to improve on its operations.

TANO S:
Deputy Minister inspects proposed Community SHS sites
Tuesday, February 11 2014

The Deputy Minister in-charge of Pre-Tertiary Education, Mr Alex Kyeremeh last week embarked on a site verification tour within the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions concerning the Community Senior High Schools Projects.

GA E:
Kwabenya developers appeal for help
Tuesday, February 11 2014

Some land developers at Kwabenya have appealed to the National Security and the Inspector General Police (IGP) to come to their aid and stop the activities of persons suspected to be land guards operating in the area.

GA W:
EPA identifies new dump site at Nsumia
Tuesday, February 11 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has earmarked a new dumpsite at Nsumia in the Ga West Municipality in Accra.

BIRIM C:
Chiefs commend MCE
Wednesday, February 12 2014

Some chiefs in the Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area have commended Ms Ophelia Koomson, the Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive, on her efforts in accelerating development in the municipality.

AMA:
Movenpick Hotel supports AMA school project
Wednesday, February 12 2014

Kingdom Hotel Limited (KHL), operators of Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, yesterday presented a cheque for GH¢40,000 to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).

CAPE C:
Gov’t committed to deepening decentralisation
Wednesday, February 12 2014

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Tuesday said, Regional Coordinating Councils (RCC’s) have an important role to play in advancing local development through its coordination and monitoring activities.

NKORANZA S:
DCE urges staff to work hard
Wednesday, February 12 2014

Madam Stella Amoatemaa, Nkoranza South District Chief Executive (DCE) has urged workers of the Assembly to be committed to their work for the accelerated development of the district.

AGONA W:
Dynamite destroys bridge on River Akora at Agona Swedru
Wednesday, February 12 2014

The steel bridge on Akora river at Agona Swedru has been destroyed beyond repairs, following a blast on Sunday afternoon.

KMA:
Kumasi street lighting improvement works begin
Wednesday, February 12 2014

Rehabilitation and maintenance of streets lights in the Kumasi Metropolis to enhance the illumination system in the country’s second largest city, has begun.

KETU S:
Assembly adopts technology to execute street, house numbering
Wednesday, February 12 2014

The Ketu South Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region is putting in a lot of efforts and resources to make good the directive of numbering all houses and naming streets in the district.

AKATSI N:
EDUCATION: Workshop on Leadership in Management and Administrative Skills opens
Wednesday, February 12 2014

A two day workshop on Leadership in Management and Administrative Skills for stakeholders in the education sector in the Akatsi North District has opened.

KWAEBIBIREM:
Larbikrom D/A JHS calls for infrastructural support
Wednesday, February 12 2014

The Larbikrom D/A Junior High School in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region, has called for an immediate support from the government to save the school from its current predicaments.

BINDURI:
MP moves to advance implementation of SFP
Wednesday, February 12 2014

School children in about twenty one basic schools in the Binduri district will now enjoy being fed with some meals in school, following a move by the Member of Parliament for the area, Hon. Noah Ben Azure to increase the number of beneficiary schools on the School Feeding Programme.

KRACHI W:
Midwifery school hostel nears completion
Thursday, February 13 2014

The first phase of hostel facility being constructed by the Krachi West District Assembly for the Midwifery Training School at Kete Krachi is almost complete, District Chief Executive, Kwame Ponye has disclosed.

CAPE C:
Minister worried about slow integration of decentralized departments
Thursday, February 13 2014

Mr Kwesi Oppong Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has expressed concern about the slow pace of the integration of departments into Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

S TONGU:
DCE cuts sod for classroom blocks for Lave and Detsawome
Thursday, February 13 2014

Mr. Samuel Mawuko Eworyi, South Tongu District Chief Executive, has cut a sod for work to start on a three-unit classroom block, an office, a storeroom, a common room and a toilet facility for two communities.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana Will Regain Economic Strength - Prez Mahama
Thursday, February 13 2014

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday said that government would initiate measures that would enable the Ghana Cedi to regain its strength against the United States dollar and other major currencies.

ASANTE A NORTH:
Assembly finally confirms DCE
Thursday, February 13 2014

The Asante-Akim North District Assembly has endorsed Mr. Daniel Osei as the District Chief Executive (DCE) at a special meeting held at Agogo.

GA W:
MCE commissions/inspects projects
Thursday, February 13 2014

Municipal Chief Executive for the Ga West Municipal Assembly, Mr. Sam Atukwei Quaye, has today inspected some developmental projects within the municipality while commissioning others to be used.

CHEREPONI:
DCD calls for improvement of office accomodation
Thursday, February 13 2014

The office of the Chereponi District Assembly in the Northern region has since 2008 been operating from a rented apartment with limited space to accommodate all the units in the assembly.

ENERGY:
Gov’t to cover 90% communities to national grid by 2016
Friday, February 14 2014

The Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has indicated that 90 per cent of communities in the country will be connected to the national grid by 2016.

HEALTH:
Mahama advocates local production of anti-retroviral Drugs
Friday, February 14 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has made a strong case for African nations (and the developing world) to be supported in the local manufacture of Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARV) to ensure a more affordable treatment of people living with AIDS.

AHANTA W:
Policy on Local Economic Development finalized
Friday, February 14 2014

Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, on Thursday said a comprehensive policy on Local Economic Development has been finalized.

BOLGA:
New Bank opened to aid economic growth
Friday, February 14 2014

Unibank Ghana Limited has opened a branch in Bolgatanga the regional capital of the Upper East Region to serve the banking needs of customers in the Region.

GA W:
Blackboards to be replaced with Formica boards - MCE
Friday, February 14 2014

Good news for schools within the Ga West municipality, since very soon they would be operating without blackboards which is said to be hazardous and dangerous to the health of the teachers and school children.

POLITICS:
Rally behind President for Better Ghana Agenda
Saturday, February 15 2014

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Thursday reminded people in leadership positions in government to rally behind president Mahama and make effective input into the successful execution of the Better Ghana programme.

AMA:
Accra sanitation and water project kicks-off
Saturday, February 15 2014

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (GAMA) sanitation and water project has started with a workshop to enlighten all stakeholders about the essence and stages of the project.

TAMALE:
Mayor appeals for more grants
Saturday, February 15 2014

Mr Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Hanan Gundado, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive, has appealed to donor agencies especially the World Bank to consider increasing grants for the Tamale Metropolis.

SOCIAL:
Delays in funding, cause of Accra flooding
Sunday, February 16 2014

The Ministries of Finance, Local Government, and Works and Housing, have been called upon to cooperate to enable the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) commence the storm drainage projects in the metropolis.

BUSINESS:
Ghana aims to stop US$1b rice, food imports – Mahama
Sunday, February 16 2014

President John Mahama says his government is aiming at shoring up Ghana’s rice production capacity and eventually becoming a net-exporter rather than an importer.

EJISU:
Design product to help petty traders - MCE tells banks
Sunday, February 16 2014

Mr Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, has appealed to Ghanaian indigenous commercial banks to develop products and services that would meet the needs and aspirations of petty traders and craftsmen in the various communities.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t releases Gh¢2million to communities affected by Bui Dam
Sunday, February 16 2014

The government has released an amount of Gh¢2,116,322 for the payment of compensation to beneficiaries whose crops, buildings and structures have been affected by the construction of transmission lines under the Bui Hydroelectric Project.

KPANDO:
Strategies underway to export vegetables, fruits
Monday, February 17 2014

The Kpando Municipal Assembly is exploring strategic avenues to make the area a net exporter of fruits and vegetables, particularly butter squash.

SAGNARIGU:
NGO presents computers to Educ. Directorate
Monday, February 17 2014

The Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organization, using Information Communication Technology (ICT) for development, has presented two computers and accessories to the Education Directorate of the Sagnarigu District Assembly.

AMA:
Leadership training program organised for children in James Town
Monday, February 17 2014

No Limit Charity Organisation (NLCO) on Saturday organised a leadership training programme for school children in James Town as part of activities to mark its third anniversary.

ASIKUMA:
Health care providers must exhibit professionalism - DCE
Monday, February 17 2014

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District Chief Executive (DCE) Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has called on health care providers to be professional in their work.

KRACHI W:
DCE commends work of street naming committee
Monday, February 17 2014

The Krachi West District Assembly is on track to honouring the president’s directive to all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA) to number all houses and name all streets in their various jurisdictions.

BUILSA N:
Sandema to acquire sports academy shortly
Monday, February 17 2014

History beckons as Sandema in the Upper East Region of Ghana is set to see the launch of the establishment of a Sports Academy soon.

EDUCATION:
More teachers to be transferred to rural districts
Tuesday, February 18 2014

The Minister of Education, Prof Naana Opoku- Agyeman wants to transfer more teachers from Accra and other urban centers to rural areas where they are most needed.

SOCIAL:
National Security pulls down UG toll booth
Tuesday, February 18 2014

National Security Officials have pulled down a toll booth at the University of Ghana.

SOCIAL:
Ghana to strengthen bilateral relations with Germany
Tuesday, February 18 2014

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Monday reiterated Ghana’s commitment to strengthen bilateral relations with Germany.

TALENSI:
Health center gets medical doctor, approval for upgrading
Tuesday, February 18 2014

The Tongo Health centre in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region has been approved for upgrading into a hospital.

TWIFO HEMAN:
Assembly supports 21 disabled persons
Tuesday, February 18 2014

Mr Benjamin Armah, Co-ordinating Director of the Heman Lower Denkyira District Assembly, has appealed to beneficiaries of the Disability Common Fund, to use the money for the purpose it was given.

POLITICS:
Mahama postpones State of the Nation address
Tuesday, February 18 2014

Ghanadistricts.com  can confirm that the State of the Nation Address to be delivered by President John Mahama has been postponed.

POLITICS:
Report on redrafting of LIs for assemblies expected in August
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has set up a Committee under the Chairmanship of Professor Kwamena Ahwoi to redraft all the Legislative Instruments for the 216 Assemblies in the country.

TALENSI:
Assembly establishes SHS, benefits from govt SHS
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Talensi Districts Assembly with support from the District Education Directorate and the chiefs and people of Tongo has established the first community senior high technical school at Tongo the district capital.

SOCIAL:
Respect human rights, rule of law: Kofi Annan
Wednesday, February 19 2014

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has said: “no society can remain prosperous for long without respect for human rights and the rule of law”

AFRAM PLAINS S:
3 kindergartens in the offing
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Member of Parliament for the Afram Plains South Constituency, Joseph Appiah-Boateng is providing pavilions in three communities towards the establishment of kindergartens.

AKATSI N:
DCE directs health director to get midwife for district
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Akatsi North District Directorate of Health has been charged to as a matter of urgency institute measures to ensure posting of new Midwifes to the district.

GA W:
MCE inspects road/culvert on Amasaman stadium road
Wednesday, February 19 2014

As part of efforts to mitigate problems usually brought about by the rains, the Ga West Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region is constructing a major underground storm drain on the Amasaman stadium road which links the main Accra-Nsawam road to towns within the area.

ASOKORE M:
Assembly yearns to improve educational infrastructure
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has taken a new swift on education infrastructure as the assembly is putting up two separate 2-storey classroom blocks for Sepe-Tinpom Primary B and Asokore Manpong Primary schools in the area.

AOWIN:
150 streets to be named
Wednesday, February 19 2014

The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has adopted some strategic measures to name its streets in order not to incur the wrath of government after it (government) directed all Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the country to name their streets within eighteen (18) months.

SOCIAL:
Water will flow today – Minister assures Accra Residents
Thursday, February 20 2014

Minister of Water resources, works and housing, Collins Dauda, has assured residents in Accra that they will start having regular water supply from today (Thursday).

TALENSI:
Assembly builds wards, theater for Tongo Health Centre
Thursday, February 20 2014

The Talensi District Assembly is helping to improve infrastructure at the Tongo Health Centre with the construction of a theater and wards.

KUMBUNGU:
Assembly confirms President’s nominee
Thursday, February 20 2014

Assembly Members at the Kumbungu District Assembly on Wednesday voted to confirm the president’s nominee Alhaji Iddi Manzah Mahama as DCE for the area.

ASANTE A SOUTH:
Assembly members acquire care-giving skills
Thursday, February 20 2014

Efforts at helping to remove the stigma and fight public discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS in the Asante-Akim South District has been intensified.

SOCIAL:
Parliamentary c’ttee to meet TDC over demolition
Thursday, February 20 2014

The Parliamentary Committee mandated to investigate the demolition of buildings at Adjei kojo would meet the Tema Development Corporation in parliament today.

GA E:
Chiefs present items to Pantang hospital
Thursday, February 20 2014

Chiefs within the Ga East Municipality have given patients at the Pataang Hospital in Accra a reason to smile again.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Ministry engages CSOs on Decentralisation
Thursday, February 20 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Wednesday engaged Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to deliberate on how to entrench the decentralisation processes in the country to make it a people-centred one.

SUNYANI:
Maternal mortality reduces in B.Ahafo Region
Thursday, February 20 2014

The Brong-Ahafo Region witnessed a slight decrease in maternal mortality in 2013, Dr Timothy Letsa, Regional Director of Health Services said on Tuesday.

ATIWA:
Larbikrom JHS initiates school feeding prog.
Friday, February 21 2014

Larbikrom Junior High School in the Atiwa District has initiated its own feeding programme to enhance school attendance among pupils.

SOCIAL:
Minister inaugurates National Habitat Committee
Friday, February 21 2014

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has inaugurated a 17-member committee of the National Habitat, to prepare the Country Report as inputs for Sub-Regional Reports, and subsequently the Continent Report and position for Habitat Three.

GA E:
Parliamentary Select Committee visits GAEC
Friday, February 21 2014

Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation on Thursday paid a working visit to the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), to acquaint themselves with the Commission’s operations.

TALENSI:
Assembly awards hard working teachers
Saturday, February 22 2014

About hundred teachers in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region who have distinguished themselves in the discharge of their duty were awarded.

BEREKUM:
Berekum SHS cries for additional facilities
Saturday, February 22 2014

Berekum Senior High School (SHS) needs additional facilities to improve teaching and learning for quality and affordable education, Mr Ebenezer Kwagyir Ayensu, Headmaster, has said.

WENCHI:
National Service Persons to own part of NSS farms
Saturday, February 22 2014

The National Service Scheme has announced that National Service Persons posted to the Scheme’s farms after the completion of their service, would be given the opportunity to own part of the farms.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama pays last respect to Komla
Saturday, February 22 2014

It was all grief, solemnity and sorrow, when President John Dramani Mahama joined families, mourners and sympathizes to pay their last respect to the late Komla Afeke Dumor at the forecourt of the State House.

SOCIAL:
New minimum wage to be announced soon
Sunday, February 23 2014

Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Nii Armah Ashitey has said a new minimum wage for 2014 would soon be announced by the National Tripartite Committee (NTC).

TRANSPORTATION:
Chief bans Okada in his area
Sunday, February 23 2014


The chief and people of Ezinlibo in the Western Nzema Traditional Area have banned the operations of Okada to prevent accidents and possible loss of lives.

BIRIM C:
Gov’t committed to rural development
Monday, February 24 2014

Ms Ophelia Koomson, Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), says the Government was committed to developing all rural communities.

Water shortage:
GNFS says it may not be able to fight fire outbreak
Sunday, February 23 2014

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has warned it may not be able to fight any fire outbreak until the current water crisis is resolved.

ECONOMICS:
GRA Commissioner presenting an award
Monday, February 24 2014

Finance Minister Seth Terkper has urged the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to intensify its stakeholder engagement programmes, interact with taxpayers and build consensus so as to boost revenue performance and collection.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t urged to create enabling society for all
Monday, February 24 2014

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled has urged government to pursue programmes and policies that would meet the specific needs of the vulnerable, particularly persons with disabilities.

POLITICS:
State of the Nation Address tomorrow
Monday, February 24 2014

President John Dramani Mahama will deliver the State of the Nation Address before Parliament tomorrow.

TANO S:
Techimantia Methodist Church awards teachers
Monday, February 24 2014

The Techimantia Circuit of the Methodist Church of Ghana has held a ceremony to award three best teachers of the local Methodist Primary and JHS schools. The church also donated two computers to the schools and presented seventy school uniforms to needy pupils.

BOLGA:
World Bank pumps GHS 21 million into water project
Monday, February 24 2014

The World Bank is funding a community water project in the Upper East Region valued at GH¢21 million to make water more accessible to the people.

BOLGA:
Zuarungu health centre refurbished
Monday, February 24 2014

The new face of the Zuarungu Health Centre in the Bolgatanga Municipality in the Upper East region following its massive rehabilitation is tended to generally contribute to efforts geared at progressing quality health service for the people.

BOLGA:
Scale up interventions to meet MDGs-Dep. Minister tells
Monday, February 24 2014

Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, has pledged his unflinching support for the Regional Health Directorate to double efforts in the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on Health.

TALENSI:
Ultra modern clinic at Datuko nears completion
Monday, February 24 2014

An ultra modern clinic to serve Datuko and surrounding communities is nearing completion at Datuko in the Talensi District in the Upper East.

HEALTH:
Prez Mahama urges training of more surgeons
Tuesday, February 25 2014

The 54th Scientific Conference of the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) has opened in Kumasi with a call by President John Dramani Mahama to the leadership to review the conduct of its surgical examination.

TALENSI:
Kaare, Baare dams rehabilitated
Tuesday, February 25 2014

Two dams in the Talensi District that play very important role in the agriculture, and economic undertakings of the people have been rehabilitated.

AKATSI N:
Final year Akatsi-North JHS students quit classes
Tuesday, February 25 2014

A number of final year basic school students in the Akatsi-North District are said to have stopped attending classes shortly after registering for the 2014 BECE examinations.

HEALTH:
Gov’t assures to improve health sector
Tuesday, February 25 2014

President Mahama has underscored some strategies being put in place by the government to improve the health sector which simultaneously will help the country meet targets set in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).

STATE OF NATION ADDRESS:
Mahama to actualize free SHS programme
Tuesday, February 25 2014

The Mahama led NDC administration is seemingly willing to tap into a major campaign promise sold to Ghanaians by the major opposition, New Patriotic Party(NPP) in the educational front.

OBUASI:
Assembly embarks on projects
Tuesday, February 25 2014

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly (OMA) has embarked on a number of development projects to improve on living standards in the municipality.

YENDI:
GES/Assembly to improve standard of education
Tuesday, February 25 2014

The Yendi Municipal Assembly and the Ghana Education Service have put in plans to revamp the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) in the area to raise the fallen standards of education in the area due to a number of problems, particularly the teacher absenteeism.

STATE OF NATION ADDRESS:
Gov’t to regulate demolitions
Tuesday, February 25 2014

President John Mahama has tasked the Ministry of Interior, Local Government and Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources “to develop guidelines to regulate demolitions that are in conformity with the laws and statutes.”

STATE OF NATIONS ADDRESS:
ARV Drugs to be manufactured locally - President
Tuesday, February 25 2014

Local pharmaceutical companies have benefited from Government funding amounting to Ghs 50 million to manufacture Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) in the country.

MADINA:
Madina, Haatso to get water - Mahama promises
Tuesday, February 25 2014

President John Mahama has given a resounding assurance of his government’s readiness to provide water to the northern parts of the capital, Accra, which for several decades, have not had water flowing from their taps.

NINGO P:
Youth leader calls for discipline in Ningo
Tuesday, February 25 2014

Mr Ebenezer T. Amanor, Chairman of the Great Ningo Youth Association (GNYA), has urged citizens in Ningo to let discipline prevail amongst them.

GARU-T:
Give priority to the Physically challenge
Wednesday, February 26 2014

Mr Alfred Akuka Alalzuuga, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Garu–Tempane, on Friday called on policy makers to put priority on the development of People with Disability (PWDs).

SOCIAL:
’Better days ahead’ - President assures
Wednesday, February 26 2014

The President Mr John Mahama says there are better days for Ghana, though the nation was currently facing socio-economic challenges.

N JUABEN:
Assembly presents sanitation equipments to Zonal Councils
Wednesday, February 26 2014

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has equipped all its 10 Zonal Councils with sanitation equipment to ensure proper sanitation management in their respective communities.

HEALTH:
GHS To Intensify Malaria Control
Wednesday, February 26 2014

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it will intensify its malaria control efforts in the Upper West and Northern regions, which are the two most endemic regions in the country.

KMA:
Kumasi Central market traders ruined by fire again
Wednesday, February 26 2014

The Kumasi Central Market has been destroyed by fire again in less than a year.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly to restore sanity in indiscriminate building
Wednesday, February 26 2014

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has threatened to pull down all wrongly sited structures in the area to restore sanity.

AFRAM PLAINS S:
MP supports self-help projects
Thursday, February 27 2014

About one thousand cement bags have been distributed to a number of communities that have initiated development projects in the Afram Plains South Constituency in the Eastern Region.

W AKIM:
Cocoa farmers urged to concentrate on farming activities
Thursday, February 27 2014

A chief has appealed to cocoa farmers to concentrate on their farming activities to enable them to have money to support their children’s education.

HEALTH:
Parliament approves contract for Ridge Hospital Rehab
Thursday, February 27 2014

Parliament yesterday approved a commercial agreement between the government and Messrs Bouygues Bartiment International, for the design, construction, procurement and installation of equipment for the rehabilitation of the Ridge Hospital in Accra.

AKATSI N:
District calls for NHIS office
Thursday, February 27 2014

The absence of a National Health Insurance Scheme Office in the Akatsi North District in the Volta region is seriously affecting health accessibility in the area.

SOCIAL:
Kpong Water plant shuts down today
Thursday, February 27 2014

The water shortage situation in Accra could get worse from today as the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) shuts down the Kpong Water Treatment Plant for repair works today.

AOWIN:
Christ Apostolic church donates to Enchi Gov’t hospital
Thursday, February 27 2014

The Local Assembly of the Christ Apostolic Church(CAC) in Enchi in the Aowin District in the Western Region have given sick children in the Enchi Government Hospital a reason to smile again as they donated items worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to the Children’s Ward.

ATEBUBU:
Co-Operative yam producers/marketing society elect officers
Thursday, February 27 2014

The Atebubu co-operative yam producers and marketing society has elected new officers to steer its affairs for the next four years.

AMANSIE C:
Jacobu Township gets modern ICT centre
Friday, February 28 2014

Thanks to the intervention of Odotobri Rural Bank, Jacobu, the district capital for the Amansie Central District now has a community library.

ASANTE A SOUTH:
Juaso hospital gets more health equipment
Friday, February 28 2014

The Juaso District Hospital has taken delivery of assorted medical equipment costing about half-of-a-million cedis to improve the quality of healthcare services.

TAMALE:
NGO and partner supports energy project
Friday, February 28 2014

The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), a child focus non-governmental organization, has received $ 25,000 donation from DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd. to support a new solar energy project in Ghana.

E GONJA:
District gets World Bank support in Small Town Water System
Friday, February 28 2014

The World Bank has begun funding a small town water system project at Kpabi, one of the largest communities in the East Gonja District (EGD) to provide potable water to residents.

ATEBUBU:
Former MP passes on at 6
Friday, February 28 2014

Hon. Emmanuel Owusu Mainu 64, former Member of Parliament for the Atebubu-Amantin constituency has passed away.