The Government Spokesman on Governance, Mr Frank Agyekum, has urged Ghanaians to guard the environment in order to save the nation’s future generation.
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam district co-ordinating Director, Mr. Mathew K. Quason has appealed to Ghanaians to organize periodic clean-up exercises to tidy their surroundings to avoid outbreak of diseases.
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, Mr Thomas Ofori-Donkor, has said that the country’s struggle for independence was to create peaceful democratic governance for sustainable socio-economic development.
The Nkoranza District Directorate of Education will soon organize forums to educate teachers and parents about the importance of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to national development.
Students have been reminded of their inalienable right to protect and defend the sovereignty, integrity and the Constitution of Ghana at all times.
Public response to the arrival of the Freedom Flame to the Ho Municipality was lukewarm. When the flame arrived at the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) at about 1130 hours, workers of the VRCC and other departments in the vicinity including some school children turned out to welcome it.
Scancom Ghana Limited, operators of Areeba GSM mobile phone network, has presented a cheque for one billion cedis to the Ghana@50 Secretariat.
The District Chief Executive of Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira, Mr Samuel Agyeibie-Kessie, has called assembly members to liaise with chiefs and Unit Committees to revive and organize communal labour to tidy their communities and dispose of mounting refuses.
An exercise to beautify the Sunyani Municipality ahead of Ghana’s Golden Jubilee has started with the hoisting of the National Flag on streetlights, electricity poles, houses, vehicles and buildings of corporate institutions and those of individuals and other structures as the jubilee fever builds up.
An exhibition to market Ghana’s rich culture and to showcase the photographs of the Heads of State from the first Republic to date has opened at the National Museums and Monument Board.
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has called on the 150 Zongo communities in the country to set up a consortium for banking, insurance and other businesses to create employment.
The District Chief Executive for Agona , Mr Ben Mensah, has inaugurated a 90,000 Euro-Polyclinic constructed by Stiching Empower, a Non-governmental Organisation based in Holland, at Agona Mensakrom in the Central region.
The West Akim District Chief Executive, Mr Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye, has said, it was time women make a significant presence in the world of academia to help chart a course that would put them on the path of prosperity and progress.
A number of women who travelled from the Southern sector to Burkina Faso to buy truck-full of tomatoes to sell were beaten, and their monies and mobile phones snatched by a group of youngmen at the Kandiga junction near Navrongo in the Upper East region.
The President of the World Bank, Mr Paul Wolfowitz, has said that the World Bank is looking forward to see Ghana reach the levels of best performing economies in the world.
A benevolent Society at Mankessim in the Central region, Ankonam Boafo, has donated food items, soap and toiletries worth about two million cedis to support the sick at Ekumfi Essuehyia Health Centre.
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has provided job for about 576 youth in the Ejisu-Juaben district of Ashanti, since its implementation.
Participants at a day’s forum held in Navrongo in the Upper East Region on Saturday expressed concern about the priorities of Government projects being carried out in the area.
The Omanhene of Essikadu Traditional Area, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, has noted that the struggle for freedom was not yet over.
The Director of Education of the Kassena-Nankana District in the Upper East Region, Mr. Edward. L. Purus has cautioned parents and guardians in the region who withdraw their female daughters from school for marriages for economic gains to desist from that act or else the law would deal with them drastically.
The Atwima-Nwabiagya branch of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) has appealed to the government and other stakeholders in education to offer some form of assistance like furniture and building materials among others to private schools in the District to improve infrastructure and to enhance teaching and learning.
The Northern Regional chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr. Albert Atutiga, has commended the Northern Regional Minister for working tirelessly to promote unity among the people of Dagbon.
A total of 61,763 youth in the Amansie West district of Ashanti, have been gainfully employed since 2001.
The Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Authority, Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah, has called on the government as a matter of urgency to remove the Bonsa Tyre Factory at Bonsa near Tarkwa, in the Western region, from the Divestiture Implementation Committee (DIC) list.
A commitment to subsidise future purchase of vaccines is being worked out to prevent deaths in developing countries. Called the Advanced Market Commitment (AMC) it has been designed for pneumococcal vaccines on pilot basis to demonstrate its feasibility and impact on accelerating vaccine development, production scale-up and introduction to prevent unnecessary pneumococcal deaths in developing countries.
Members of the Fanteakwa District Assembly would henceforth forfeit their transport and sitting allowances when they are late for assembly meetings.
Women in the Upper West region have called on the government to find ways of getting one woman from each region appointed to any future Parliament in addition to those elected at the constituency level.
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports has said that as part of the educational reforms, government intends to build at least four modern technical institutes in each region.
The Paramount Chief of the Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, has said, the anticipated socio-economic growth and development of the country could be elusive if tribal and ethnocentric tendencies continued.