(ELMINA) KEEA :
Dr. Nduom assists KEEA with GH¢3500
Saturday, March 01 2008
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party, (CPP) has donated items worth GH¢3,500 to the Edina Omanhene’s palace and the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Education Directorate.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Integrate HIV/AIDS in school curriculum
Saturday, March 01 2008
A three-day workshop on the integration of the teaching of HIV/AIDS into Junior High School curriculum in Kintampo South District of Brong Ahafo has been opened at Jema.
(TOR) TMA :
TOR records second oil spillage in a month
Saturday, March 01 2008
About 1,500 galloons of crude oil on Friday spilled when one of the oil pipelines of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) got burst.
(KPONE) TMA :
Affordable Housing Projects on course
Saturday, March 01 2008
Despite financial constraints to fund the Ghana Government Affordable Housing Project, construction at the project sites at Kpone, near Tema and Borteiman in Accra are ongoing.
NATIONAL :
New fuel price should not affect transport fares–GRTCC
Saturday, March 01 2008
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has said the new fuel price adjustment should not lead to any increase in the current road transport fares.
(WORAWORA) JASIKAN:
Worawora youths protest against the inauguration of Biakoye District
Saturday, March 01 2008
Irate youths of Worawora, have protested against the inauguration of the Biakoye District with the capital at Nkonya.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-ANHWIASO-BEKWAI :
Hospital honours retired workers
Saturday, March 01 2008
Management of Bibiani Government Hospital has awarded five of its retired workers, who had worked for the hospital ranging between 24 years and 41years.
(GBAWE) GA WEST:
Inauguration of municipality nearly marred
Saturday, March 01 2008
It took the timely intervention of Sheikh I. C Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister  to avert a clash between aggrieved people of Gbawe and other members of the Ga West District Assembly over whether the newly created Municipality should be named after Weija.
(JACOBU) AMANSIE CENTRAL:
District ranks high the in national 2007 BECE ratings
Saturday, March 01 2008
The Amansie Central District Assembly has within three years put-up 38 classroom blocks and offered scholarships to 165 students in tertiary institutions.
TAMALE :
Over 16,691 people suffer from mental illness and epilepsy
Saturday, March 01 2008
Over 16,691 people in Ghana are suffering from various forms of mental illness and epilepsy with 14,796 of the cases from the three northern regions.
   
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor calls on District Assemblies to be proactive and performance oriented
Saturday, March 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on District Assemblies to be proactive and performance oriented.
    
(ACCRA) AMA :
Vice President Aliu Mahama returns home
Saturday, March 01 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, returned home on Friday evening after a two week official tour to Rome and Cuba.
(KASOA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
MCE expresses concern.
Sunday, March 02 2008

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Effutu, Mr Solomon Abbam Quaye has expressed his concern about the numerous police check points on the Winneba Junction-Kasoa road.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Repay loans from poverty alleviation fund
Sunday, March 02 2008

The Executive Director of the Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), Mr Freeman Madzi,  has urged beneficiaries of the Poverty Alleviation Fund to repay their loans without delay.
    

(KOTOKURABA) CAPE COAST :
Market women assured by Dr. Nduom
Sunday, March 02 2008

The flagbearer of the Conventions People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has said, it was now time for Ghanaians to vote the CPP into power, because the other Party’s, which ruled the country for the past 16 years have disappointed the nation.
    

(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Farmers adopt methods to improve yield
Sunday, March 02 2008

Farmers in parts of Upper East Region have adopted three new farming methods to bolster their crop yield through increased soil fertility and moisture.

KMA :
Beware if you drink you can get cancer.
Sunday, March 02 2008

Dr Anim Akoto, Senior House Officer at the Oncology Directorate of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital has advised women against high in-take of alcoholic beverages, saying it exposes them to the risk of cancer.
    

(NKROFUL) NZEMA EAST :
Ellembelle district created
Sunday, March 02 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked newly created district assemblies to recognise their potentials to develop and deliver a modern and efficient services.

AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
E.C should demarcate area well
Sunday, March 02 2008

The Awutu-Senya Traditional Council has appealed to the Electoral Commission to officially publish a clear demarcation of the area of jurisdiction of the newly created Awutu-Senya District Assembly

AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
New PM for Awutu
Sunday, March 02 2008

The inauguration of the newly created Awutu Senya District Assembly was halted for about 20 minutes when two aspirants nearly came to a tie in the election of a Presiding Member for the Assembly.
  

KMA :
Develop your alma mater old students urged.
Sunday, March 02 2008

 Old students of Opoku Ware School in Kumasi have been called upon to use their positions to impact positively on the development of their alma mater.

(NKONYA AHENKRO) BIOKOYE :
Injunction on inauguration of district
Sunday, March 02 2008

The inauguration of the newly created Biakoye District Assembly at Nkonya-Ahenkro the capital was put off at the last minute following a Court injunction.

KMA :
Professor Andam laid to rest.
Sunday, March 02 2008

A large number of mourners from all walks of life including President John Agyekum Kufuor has attended the burial of Professor Kwesi Akwansah Andam, the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at Ekumfi Atakwaa in the Central Region.
    

(KUMASI) KMA :
NADMO organises durbar on fire prevention
Monday, March 03 2008
The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has organized a durbar to sensitize students in second cycle institutions in the Ashanti Region on fire prevention and basic first aid techniques.
(METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE) AMA:
Current high temperature is normal-Meteo
Monday, March 03 2008
The Meteorological Services Agency at the Kotoka International Airport, says the current high temperature being experienced in the southern part of the country is normal.
(PRESTEA) WASSA WEST :
GH¢18,000 bungalow for medical officer
Monday, March 03 2008
The Management of State Gold Mining Corporation (SGMC) has renovated a two-bedroom bungalow at a cost of GH¢18,000 for the medical officer of Prestea Hospital at Prestea.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Residents in Kumasi schooled on child trafficking
Monday, March 03 2008
Social Research Associates (SRI), a consultancy firm in Accra, in collaboration with the Defence for Children International (DCI) Ghana, a non-governmental body have organized a day’s workshop on child trafficking for identifiable groups in Kumasi.
(BAAKONIABA) SUNYANI:
Unlincenced orphanages to be closed down
Monday, March 03 2008
Mr R. K. Santah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Director, Department of Social Welfare, has warned that his office would close orphanages operating without a license and others whose operations failed to meet the required minimum standards set in the Children’s Act.
DORMAA :
Dormaa not for Asanteman: Dormaahene
Monday, March 03 2008
The Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyeman Badu II, has stated that no part of the Dormaa traditional area in the Brong-Ahafo Region falls within the traditional authority of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
(METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE) AMA:
The weather will be partly cloudy
Monday, March 03 2008
The weather will be partly cloudy with mist or fog patches over southern Ghana early this morning but becoming slightly hazy and windy after mid-morning.
NATIONAL :
153 GIA passengers stranded in Barbados
Monday, March 03 2008
After two postponements of the return flight on February 15 and February 29, 2008, the passengers are reported to have run out of money and many of them have resorted to working illegally as labourers.
(TAKORADI) NPP:
Moctar Bambar predicts convincing win for NPP
Monday, March 03 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will win convincingly in the zongos nationwide in the 2008 general election, Alhaji Moctar Bamba, National organiser of the Nasara Club has predicted.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC targets 21 seats in Greater Accra
Monday, March 03 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has targeted 21 Parliamentary seats in the Greater Accra Region during the forthcoming December 2008 General Elections.
(KASOA) NDC:
Professor Atta Mills storms Kasoa
Monday, March 03 2008
Professor John Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential candidate, has said that he would ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of the national cake if elected into office.
(NUNGUA) NPP:
Unite to ensure victory in December Polls-Kakai
Monday, March 03 2008
Nii Bubui Kakai, the Fourth, Chairman of the Krowor Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged members and supporters of the party to close their ranks, and fight with a united front, in order to win the December general elections.
(JUAKWA WATRESO) THLD:
School closes down after assault of headmaster
Monday, March 03 2008
There was pandemonium at Jukwa Watreso D/A Primary School in the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira (THLD) district in the Central Region when the former Assemblyman for the area, Nana Asaahene verbally assaulted the headmaster of the school, Mr. Obed Ocansey for allowing one of the teachers to flog a class 3 pupil for referring to his teacher as a wee (Indian Hemp) smoker.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Angry clubs question GFA
Monday, March 03 2008
Ghalca, the body representing all football clubs in Ghana, has written a strongly-worded letter to Ghana Football Association (GFA) seeking an explanation why the country was excluded from the newly introduced Africa Nations Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paha sacked?
Monday, March 03 2008
The Black Queens management committee have relieved the team’s head coach, Isaac Paha and his two assistants, Dan Owusu and Dora Zuta of their post.
NATIONAL :
Accept new districts- President advises
Monday, March 03 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has appealed to chiefs and other stakeholders in newly created districts to accept the decisions already taken by the government on the siting of their capitals, since they are well-intentioned.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat Togolese Club in a friendly
Monday, March 03 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Saturday whipped Asko de Kara of Togo 5-0 in an international friendly match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty spank Real Sportive
Monday, March 03 2008
Striker Latifu Salifu capped his first full home debut in spectacular style as he scored a hat-trick to aid Liberty Professionals to a 3-1 victory over Tema Real Sportive in their 12th week Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
King Faisal defeat Olympics 4-2
Monday, March 03 2008
King Faisal Babies on Sunday thrashed Accra Great Olympics 4-2 in a 12th week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
SABOBA CHEREPONI :
Red Cross official arrested
Monday, March 03 2008
The Saboba Police in the Saboba-Chereponi district, of the Region, has arrested Mr. Henry Kolan, the Red Cross representative in the area, for allegedly selling 40 plastic buckets of relief items to a market woman from Yendi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Arsenal beat All Blacks 1-0
Monday, March 03 2008
Berekum Arsenal capitalized on the poor performance of Swedru Gamba All Blacks and beat them 1-0 in a 12th week Onetouch Premier League match played at Swedru Sports Stadium on Sunday.
JOMORO:
Physically challenged supported
Monday, March 03 2008
Ransom Foundation, a non-governmental organisation based at Esiama in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region, has donated GH¢600 worth of groceries to 30 vulnerable and physically challenged members of the Living Faith Worship Ministry at Asasetre.
NATIONAL :
31 out of 32 newly created districts inaugurated
Monday, March 03 2008
Thirty-one out of the thirty-two newly created municipal and districts assemblies have been officially inaugurated simultaneously at the various districts.
HO :
Overpaid teachers to refund money
Monday, March 03 2008
About 19,000 teachers who were overpaid salary arrears in January as a result of data error entry into the national payroll system are to refund the amount involved through direct deduction from their February salaries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Hearts win, but fail to qualify
Monday, March 03 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak managed a 3-1 victory over the FC 105 of Gabon in the second leg of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Champions League competition at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Sunday.
   
(ACCRA) AMA :
Reconcile to bring peace - Sheik I.C. Quaye
Monday, March 03 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Sheik I.C. Quaye has called on ethnic groups to reconcile their ancestral lineages to bring about lasting peace and peaceful co-existence amongst the people of the country.
(NKWAKWA) KWAHU WEST :
Acquire education to empower yourself - Chief Justice
Monday, March 03 2008
Chief Justice Mrs Georgina Wood, has urged women to use opportunities available to them to acquire education and to empower themselves to be able to take up challenges.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Black Stars players fume over Sammy Adjei ’s decision
Monday, March 03 2008
Ghana players will not coax Sammy Adjei to return to the Black
Stars after the Israel-based goalkeeper announced his retirement from the national team.
BOLGATANGA :
Patronise Bolgatanga Polytechnic - Rector
Monday, March 03 2008
Students from the northern part of the country have been asked to patronise the Bolgatanga Polytechnic, instead of seeking to pursue polytechnic courses in the Southern part of the country, to enable them beat down cost in their education.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Two former winners bow out of the CAF Champs league
Monday, March 03 2008
Two former winners, Ghana’s Hearts of Oak and FAR Rabat of Morocco were the biggest casualties during the second leg matches of the preliminary matches of the 12th MTN – CAF Champions League came off during the weekend.
SUNYANI:
Alleged armed robbers battle court officials
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Drama unfolded at a circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani when three alleged armed robbers arraigned before it jumped over the dock and attempted to escape from the court room.
(NKRANKWANTA) DORMAA:
Parents urged to instil good morals in children
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Reverend J.V. Ankrah, pastor in charge of the Nkrankwanta District branch of the Church of Pentecost has urged parents to instil good morals in their children to prepare them adequately for leadership roles in future.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Minister meets NLC over Railway workers’ strike
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Minister for Harbours and Railways, Professor Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi, has met with the Chairman and Commissioners of the National Labour Commission (NLC) in an effort to resolve the impasse between management and workers of the Ghana Railway Company Limited over salaries and other conditions of service.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Islamic cleric remanded for verbally assaulting mother
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Ibrahim Tenge, 50, an Islamic cleric who used a public address system to verbally attack his mother, calling her a witch, was remanded by a circuit court at Aflao.
(AGYEMANKROM) DORMAA:
Agyemankrom devastated by fire, rainstorm
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A violent rainstorm has left nine buildings destroyed and occupants displaced at Agyemankrom in the Dormaa District, barely 72 hours after a blazing bushfire swept through several farms in the area.
BAWKU:
Bawku returning to normalcy
Tuesday, March 04 2008
For the first time in the past two months Bawku is experiencing calm and the market once again is becoming vibrant, with people and commercial vehicles moving freely, Captain Victor Abbey, Officer Commanding, Air Borne Force, in charge of Bawku Detachment said.
(ACCRA) AMA:
VRA Internal Auditor to testify in 2.2 billion suit
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mr. Francis K. Yeboah, counsel for the Volta River Authority (VRA), has told an Accra High Court that they intend inviting the Internal Auditor of the Authority to testify on the separation benefits for Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobbey, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VRA.
(KWASHIEKUMA) GA EAST:
Children urged to take up reading as a habit
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Nii Kojo Amponsah III, chief of Kwashiekuma, near Amasaman in the Ga West District has appealed to parents and guardians to prevail upon their children to take up reading as a habit to enhance quality education in the area.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Upgrade Prempeh College into a University-Consultant
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mr Oduro Kwarteng, a Development Consultant and an old student of Prempeh College in Kumasi, has advocated for the setting up of a foundation to facilitate the establishment of the school into the Prempeh University of Science and Technology.
TAIN:
Rainstorm hits three communities
Tuesday, March 04 2008
More than 20 people were rendered homeless in three communities in the Tain District of Brong-Ahafo Region following a severe rainstorm in the area but there were no casualties.
(TATALE) ZABZUGU/TATALE :
Basare chief appeals for creation of second district
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Obore Yankosor Garibar II, Paramount Chief of Basare Traditional Area, has appealed to the government to consider giving his area a second district.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Togolese in court over arms
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A 61-year-old Togolese who was arrested for concealing arms on a ceiling in his house has been dragged to an Accra Circuit Court for possessing fire arms without authority.
(SUNYANI) CPP:
Presidential aspirants expresses concern about filth
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Aspirant of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has expressed his concern about the seeming insurmountable problem of garbage disposal, filth, standing pools of water and dusty environment in the country.
(TATALE) ZABZUGU/TATALE:
Government commended for metro mass transport
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Chiefs and people of Basare traditional area in the Zabzugu/Tatale district have commended the government for extending the services of the metro mass transport to the area.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Register with NHIS for free medical expenses
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has said that a major source of worry to the hospital was the incidence of absconding by patients which cost the hospital over 1.2 million Ghana cedis from 2003 to 2007.
NATIONAL:
Call for more research for effective HIV and AIDS programnme development
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Professor Fred T. Sai, Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health and Population Issues has called for the combination of basic sciences, clinical sciences with serious social science research for effective HIV/AIDS programme
development.
(SECONDI) SAEMA:
Court jails fraudster 18 months
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Andi Laryea, unemployed, to 18 months imprisonment in hard labour for defrauding by false pretences.
NATIONAL:
Conference to restructure National Hajj Council soon
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Coalition of Muslim Organisations of Ghana, Al Asuna Wa Jama and the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Ghana would organize a conference to strengthen the capacity of the National Hajj Council to ensure effective delivery of its mandate.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Electrician jailed for defilement
Tuesday, March 04 2008
An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 19-year old electrician to seven years imprisonment for defiling and impregnating a 14- year old girl.
NATIONAL :
Ghana cedi gains grounds
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The GCS-Cedi Index, the composite measure of the value of the Ghana cedi against the four major international currencies, dropped marginally at 0.06 points .
KMA:
High moral standards needs.
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mr Moses Kwaku Addai, Headmaster of the Seventh-day Adventist Senior High School (SHS) in Kumasi, has underscored the need for students to always maintain high moral standards.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Chieftancy clashes leaves one man hospitalised
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mr Nathaniel Aryee, a 20 year old farmer was admitted to the Nsawam Government Hospital with cutlass wounds following a clash between supporters of the chief of Chinto, Nii Kofi Mankata and a rival faction, led by Mr Theophilus Newman, an elder of the community.
    
CAPE COAST :
Government has failed-Mrs. Nduom
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mrs Yvonne Nduom, wife of Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, flagbearer of the Conventions People’s Party (CPP) has stated that the government has failed Ghanaians in the area of environmental management resulting in low productivity.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Delegation calls on Asantehene
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A 13-member delegation from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), led by the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw has paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi.
(GJA) AMA:
Free eye screening for public institutions
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Glaucoma Association of Ghana would on Thursday March 6, organise a free eye screening for some public institutions as part of activities marking the first World Glaucoma Day in Ghana.
AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Chief farmer commends government
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Nana Kwame Amankwaaa-Tia, Ashanti Regional president of Ghana Cocoa, Coffee and Sheanut Farmers Association, has commended the government for increasing the producer price of a 64-kilogram bag of cocoa from GH¢59.30 to GH¢75.00, saying it shows the commitment to ensuring an improved farmers’ welfare.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Tuesday March 4, 2008.
HOHOE :
123 towns to benefit from eye screening
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A total of 123 towns and villages in the Hohoe district are to benefit from a free eye-screening exercise initiated by Mr John Peter Amewu, Hohoe District Chief Executive, in conjunction with Christian Life Centre, a private ophthalmologist group at Ho.
(UCC) CAPE COAST:
Gas cylinder explodes on campus
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Reports from Cape Coast say A male student of the University of Cape Coast is reported to be in critical condition after a gas cylinder exploded and caught fire at the Atlantic Hall.
NATIONAL :
German president congratulates Ghana
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Mr. Horst Köhler, President of the Federal Republic of Germany on Tuesday congratulated Ghana on the occasion of its 51st Independence Day anniversary celebration which falls on March 6.
   
(ASHAIMAN) TMA:
Child labour rife in area.
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Children between the ages of 10 and 15 years at Ashaiman are engaged in various form of child labour at the expense of their education due to parental neglect, an alternative dispute mediator has said.
BAWKU :
GT supports REGSEC.
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Upper East Regional branch of the Ghana Telecommunications (GT), on Tuesday presented motorola mobile phones and recharge units worth 1,000 Ghana cedis to the Upper East Regional Security Committee (REGSEC).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Division One League clubs to verify registered players
Tuesday, March 04 2008
All registered Division One clubs participating in the 2007/2008 Division One League are being reminded to verify the list of registered players for the new season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars Assistant coach’s job not advertised
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Ghana Football Association has denied reports that it has advertised the position of the assistant coach of the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mumuni Gamel is new Black Queens’ coach
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Head coach of the national female Under 21 team, the Black Princesses, Mumuni Gamel is the new coach of the Black Queens, the national female soccer Team A.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields present prizes to “predict and win” winners
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited, headline sponsors of the senior national team, Black Stars on Monday presented prizes to the winners of its “Predict and Win” competition organized during the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA directs clubs to coordinate post-match interviews
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has directed all Premier League Clubs to coordinate interview sessions with players and officials after every match of the Onetouch Premier League.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
National Athletics championship for May
Tuesday, March 04 2008
A national athletics meet has been fixed for May to assist the country select a formidable team for the Beijing Olympic Games.
(SPORTS) LOCAL:
Use sports to foster unity among the people
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The Upper West Regional Sports Development Officer, Mr. Thomas Sanye has appealed to District Assemblies to help to develop the people’s interest in sporting activities to unearth talents as well as unite the people through sports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
’I don’t know what happened’- Nyantakyi
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss Kwasi Nyantakyi has displayed a shocking level incompetence by revealing that he does not know what went wrong SEVEN DAYS after the country was excluded from the newly introduced Africa Nations Championships.
(SPORTS- DIABLED) LOCAL:
Ghana face Nigeria
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The National Amputee team, the Black Challenge will on Thursday take on their Nigerian counterparts in an international friendly match at Fanteakwaa in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) LOCAL:
Senior tennis players to test strength on Thursday
Tuesday, March 04 2008
Senior members of the Accra Tennis Club will on Thursday test their strength in a one day Tennis Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sacked coaches attack Ghana FA
Tuesday, March 04 2008
The three coaches, who were recently sacked as helmsmen of the Black Queens, have accused the Ghana Football Association (GFA) of being reponsible for the dwindling fortunes of the female national team.
AMA :
Ten UN agencies fight against FGM.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Ten United Nations agencies have pledged to support efforts to ensure a major reduction in the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in many countries by 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals are set to be achieved.
WA :
Factory for manjo juice extraction in the offing.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
A factory that would extract juice from mango and other fruits in the Upper West Region would be opened at Wa in April when electricity would have been connected to the facility.
DORMAA :
Electric poles destroyed .
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Bushfire that occurred at Duasidan and Yaakrom in Dormaa Municipality destroyed 40 high tension electricity poles.
AMA :
Independence day celebration tomorrow
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Tomorrow 6th March, marks Ghana’s 51st Independent anniversary.
DORMAA :
Court action against loan defaulters.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The management of Dormaa Chance Brothers Cooperative Union have decided to take court action against its loan defaulters.
WA :
Spelling bee to improve English.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The National Spelling Bee Programme in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) is organizing spelling competitions in an effort to improve the usage of the English language among students at the basic and tertiary levels in the country.
NATIONAL:
World leaders congratulate Ghana.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
World Leaders have congratulated President John Agyekum Kufuor and the people of Ghana and also expressed their best wishes for the country in the coming years on the occasion of Ghana 51st Independence Anniversary which falls on March 6.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Midweek match preview
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The premiership continues in midweek as Asante Kotoko’s quest of remaining at the top of the standings comes under threat at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Okocha set for summer retirement
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Hull City’s Nigerian midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha says he is likely to retire from football at the end of the season.
AMA :
EC rebuffs allegations.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Djan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), has said the document purported to contain massive increases of eligible voters in Ashanti Region between 2004 and 2006 was not authentic.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President Kufuor congratulate Kofi Annan
Wednesday, March 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed delight at last week’s power-sharing agreement brokered by the Kofi Annan-led panel of eminent African personalities resulting in the formation of a coalition government in Kenya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FIFA Blocks Sadik’s Move To Spain
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Former Black Starlets striker, Sadick Adams’ career is still in the quagmire as he waits for FIFA’s green light to resume his career.

(INDEPENDENCE SQ) AMA :
Roads to be closed tommorow
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The police will close roads leading to the Independence Square to vehicular traffic on Thursday, March 6, from 0600 to 1000 hours for the 51st independence anniversary celebrations.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
56 000 dollar school building for community.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The visiting US Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Israel Hernandez has inaugurated a 56,000-dollar school building at Aburi, funded by the Coca Cola Africa Foundation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Champions League round-up
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Arsenal made history in Milan as late goals from Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor ensured they progressed to the last eight of the Champions League, on a night in which Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th goal of the season saw off Lyon at Old Trafford.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Chelsea v Olympiakos preview
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Chelsea will be hoping to become the third English side into the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals when they take on Olympiakos on Wednesday.
(COURTS) AWUTU :
Spiritualist remanded for fraud.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Mr. Kofi Ahiabor, presiding over Awutu Magistrates Court, has  remanded a ‘spiritualist’ in custody for allegedly defrauding a businessman of 6,500 Ghana Cedis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Kaka - Gunners deserved win
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Kaka has hailed Arsenal as worthy winners following Milan’s exit from the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.
KMA :
Prepare the youth for marriage.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Religious leaders have been urged to adequately prepare the youth towards their future marriages to stem the rising spate of divorces in recent times.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
HIV prevalence rate in district
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Over 300 people in the Kwahu West District in the Eastern Region tested positive to HIV between January to November last year through a Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) programme.
AMA :
Ghana has more than 2000 health facilities.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Government’s effort to ensure that the right of the individual to an easily accessible, equitable and comprehensive health care of the highest quality has been given impetus with the cataloging of health facilities in the country.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA :
Minister commends chiefs and people
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, has commended the chiefs and  people of Agona West and East Municipal Assemblies for their unity and  understanding during the division of the District into two new Assemblies.
AMA :
Stanchart supports malaria control.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
Mr Alex Mould, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Standard Chartered Bank has expressed the bank’s commitment to support efforts aimed at controlling incidence of Malaria in the country.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
Creation of new districts emphasises decentralisation.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the creation of more districts in the country was to give meaning to the decentralization process for good governance and accelerated development.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Justice Wiredu to be given state burial.
Wednesday, March 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed that former Chief Justice Edward Kwame Wiredu should be given state burial.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU EAST :
Educational fund to support brilliant children
Wednesday, March 05 2008
The Maame Amma Serwaa Memorial Educational Fund, a locally established Educational Trust Fund for Akwasiho, near Nkawkaw in the Kwahu East District, has offered scholarship to 11 needy but brilliant second cycle and tertiary students in the town to enable them to complete their education.
(KUMASI)KMA:

Two siblings found dead at Old Tafo in Kumasi
Thursday, March 06 2008

Residents of Old Tafo-Pankrono in Kumasi were thrown into a state of shock and trepidation when news of the mysterious death of two young siblings spread through the community.

TECHIMAN:

PTA constructs school block
Thursday, March 06 2008

The Parent Teacher Association of Islamic Primary and Junior High School in Techiman has earmarked GH¢50,000 for the construction of new buildings to replace the dilapidated structures.

(ACCRA) AMA:

Ghana can produce large quantities of agric produce for export
Thursday, March 06 2008

Ghana could benefit from large quantities of planting materials for commercial farmers and out-growers as well as export of agricultural products if she adopted “Tissue Culture Technology” as a method of producing food crops, Professor Sammy Sackey, Associate professor at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Ghana said.

(ACCRA) AMA:

Male circumcition recommended for the prevention of HIV/AIDS
Thursday, March 06 2008

 A three-day second National HIV and AIDS Research Conference (NHARCON), which ended in Accra has, recommended that Male Circumcision (MC) be promoted as an additional strategy for the prevention of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in men and should not replace known methods of HIV prevention.

(AWUTU) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:

Friend of police in custody
Thursday, March 06 2008

The Awutu District Magistrate’s Court has charged one Saah Calah, unemployed, for allegedly stealing a computer and an amplifier worth GH¢300.
    

(MEDIA COMMISSION) AMA:

New Broadcasting Law soon
Thursday, March 06 2008

The National Media Commission (NMC) has said it was studying a draft bill on broadcasting to ensure effective public broadcasting in the country.

(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU JUABEN:

Chief supports needy pupils with educational materials.
Thursday, March 06 2008

Nana Kwaku Bio, chief of Essienimpong in the Ejisu-Juaben District has donated educational materials worth GH¢1,500 to 75 orphans and needy pupils of the Essienimpong Methodist Primary and the Essienimpong District Assembly Primary Schools.

(KANSAKROM) ATWIMA-MPONUA:

DCE calls for violent free elections
Thursday, March 06 2008

Mr. Wilberforce Owusu Ansah, District Chief Executive for Atwima-Mponua has called for a violent free election as the country goes to the polls this year.

(ACCRA) AMA:

Minister calls for data on mental health
Thursday, March 06 2008

Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Abraham Dwomoh Odoom has stated that collating a convincing data on mental health was a sure way
of getting the needed attention.

(ACCRA) AMA:

Ghana marks 51st anniversary
Thursday, March 06 2008

Ghana marks its 51st independent anniversary today 6th March 2008

(ACCRA) AMA:

World Development Report launched
Thursday, March 06 2008
Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that call for halving extreme poverty and hunger by 2015, the World Development Report (WDR) launched in Accra said.
(WEIJA) GA SOUTH:

Human corpses polluting Weija Dam
Thursday, March 06 2008

Human corpses found in Weija Dam are polluting the source of water supply to parts of Accra, Mr Stephen Amahere-Mensah, a Member of the Water Resources Commission Satellite Committee, has told journalists.

(TEMA) TMA:
Fire scare at TOR
Friday, March 07 2008
Personnel of the Fire Department of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) acted swiftly to avert a major fire outbreak at the refinery on Wednesday afternoon, when dried grass in the loading yard caught fire.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Watchman found dead at school bungalow
Friday, March 07 2008
A 30-year old night watchman of the Winneba Community Health Training School was found dead in one of the bungalows at the school.
WENCHI :
Rainstorm devastates Wenchi township
Friday, March 07 2008
The severe rainstorm that hit Wenchi has ripped off the roofs of about 15 buildings, with some electrical poles being blown away.
TECHIMAN:
Techiman records 32 HIV/AIDS victims
Friday, March 07 2008
Thirty-two out of 134 persons, who underwent voluntary counselling and testing of HIV/AIDS in the Techiman municipality last year tested positive.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Public cooperation leads to the arrest of suspect
Friday, March 07 2008
A criminal on the wanted list of the police, Michael Lomotey was arrested by the New Juaben Municipal Police Command at ’Pintoa Wala’ a popular hideout for criminals in the Koforidua Municipality upon a tip off.
(WULENSI)NANUMBA SOUTH:
Senior High needs infrastructure development
Friday, March 07 2008
Authorities of the Wulensi Senior High School in the Nanumba South District have appealed to the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to come to provide them with infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning.
(NYOBOK-NKUNZES)TALENSI-NABDAM :
NGO initiates move to empower women
Friday, March 07 2008
The Ghana Rural Opportunity for Women (GROW), a local NGO working in the area of increasing the economic independence of women in Nyobok-Nkunzesi, near Sakoti in the Talensi-Nabdam District presented various items to the Nyobok-Nkenzesi Naanore Women’s Group in the area.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST:
NGO provides relief items to orphans
Friday, March 07 2008
The Catholic Relief Service and the Community Corroborative Care and Support Project (COMCASUP), an NGO, of the Secondi-Takoradi Diocese of Roman Catholic Church has presented education materials worth GH¢250 to 20 Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in the Wassa West District.
NATIONAL :
World glaucoma day marked
Friday, March 07 2008
Dr. Patrick Kwaw-Quaidoo, an Ophthalmologist has called on Ghanaians to go for regular eye check to help in the early detection and treatment of any form of eye disease.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM AMA:
Suspected armed robbers attack district director of health
Friday, March 07 2008
The Police have intensified their search for three suspected armed robbers who attacked the Kwaebibirem District Director of Health Service, Dr. Patrick Amo-Mensah, at his residence.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police unhappy about reportage on shooting incident
Friday, March 07 2008
The Eastern Regional Police Command has described as unacceptable media reportage on a shooting incident involving a Police constable at Bunso.
(ACCRA) AMA:
36 people collapse at Independence Parade
Friday, March 07 2008
At least 36 people made up of school children and security personnel collapsed at the Independence Square in Accra during the 51st independence anniversary parade.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Corpse found at Winneba Junction
Friday, March 07 2008
The body of an unidentified man has been found near a fitting shop at Winneba junction, the Winneba police has  said.
(AKYEM KWABENG) ATIWA :
DCE optimistic of solution to water problem
Friday, March 07 2008
Mr Michael Osei Agyepong, Atiwa District Chief Executive has assured residents of Akyem Kwabeng in the district that two mechanized borehole would soon be constructed in the town as an interim measure against perennial water problem facing them.
(DOME) GA EAST:
Community affected by rain
Friday, March 07 2008
It is a relief to many people especially farmers who depend on the rain for their farming activities that the rains have finally come after a long while.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Round-up of mid-week
Friday, March 07 2008
Gradually, the OneTouch Premier League shapes up as the competition gears towards the end of the first round with match-day-13 producing thrilling results which shows the strength of home teams.
(VICTORIA JUBILEE PARK) CAPE COAST :
Municipal marks anniversary
Friday, March 07 2008
More than 150 security personnel, including contingents from the Ghana Police Service, Ghana Fire service , Immigration Service, Prison Service, Army and cadet corps from six schools took part in the 51 Independence anniversary parade held at the Victoria jubilee park in Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks fire technical team
Friday, March 07 2008
The mangement of Ghanaian premier league side, Gamba All Blacks,has sacked the entire technical team headed by Dauda Luttrodt after a humiliating 5-1 defeat in the league on Wednesday.
:NATIONAL
I want to hand over a united and peaceful nation
Friday, March 07 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has assured Ghanaians of his resolve to hand over to his successor, come January 7, next year, a united and peaceful country.
(ACCRA) CPP :
It’s time to focus on the micro economy
Friday, March 07 2008
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has said it was time for Ghana to focus on what would bring money into people’s pockets.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Moves to reinstate Ghana underway
Friday, March 07 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has secretly sent an emissary to Caf’s headquarters in Egypt to convince the continent’s governing body to reinstate the country in the newly introduced African Nations Champions.
HO :
School children exhibited the best.
Friday, March 07 2008
In the Ho municipality, hundreds of school children displayed the spirit of steadfastness and endurance in nation-building as they bore the early morning heat to enact Ghana’s sturdy steps into Independence 51 years ago.     
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea ruled out for four weeks
Friday, March 07 2008
Laryea Kingston would miss Ghana’s first international friendly after the African Cup of Nations as a foot injury rules him out of action.
(KOFORIDUA) NPP:
Assemblywoman to contest seat
Friday, March 07 2008
Ms Beatrice Boateng, an assembly member for Social Welfare Electoral Area at New Juaben has called on Mr Yaw Barimah, Member of Parliament for the area not to contest the seat for the December elections and rather throw his weight behind her.
NANUMBA SOUTH :
Discard forced marriages-parents urged
Friday, March 07 2008
Mr. Thomas Donkor Okaja, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nanumba South has advised parents in the district to discard the outdated practice of forced marriages in the area and allow their daughters to choose their own spouses.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor bids Ghanaians farewell
Friday, March 07 2008
The Colossus of Ghanaian politics since 2001, President John Agyekum Kufuor has reviewed his last Independence Day Anniversary Parade as Chief Executive of corporate Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghanaian clubs among Africa’s best 10
Friday, March 07 2008
The presence of the two local clubs in the top ten of the Africa Club Ranking proves that Ghana football is in a league of its own.
(ACCRA NPP:
NPP delegation leaves for Namibia
Friday, March 07 2008
The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Peter Mac Manu, leaves Accra at the head of a three-man delegation, for Windhoek, Namibia, to attend a conference of the Democratic Union of Africa (DUA).
(INDEP.SQ) AMA :
Lets focus on the micro economy.
Friday, March 07 2008
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has said it was time for Ghana to focus on what would bring money into people’s pockets.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna zip Hearts’ hopes
Friday, March 07 2008
A poor performance from Accra Hearts of Oak made Zaytuna FC record their third win of the season at the Ohene Djan Stadium as the Phobians slumped to a home defeat on Thursday in their match-day-13 fixture of the OneTouch Premier League.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Atta Mills wishes Ghana happy Independence Anniversary
Friday, March 07 2008
The NDC Presidential flag bearer, Prof. John Atta Mills has called on Ghanaians to work towards the realization of the ideas and aspirations of the nation’s founding fathers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nii Adjei wins day for Asante Kotoko
Friday, March 07 2008
Daniel Nii Adjei’s 40-metre right footer in the 79th minute enabled Kumasi Asante Kotoko to beat Kpando Heart of Lions 3-2 in their mid-week One Touch premier league encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
NATIONAL:
UN Secretary General congratulates Ghana
Friday, March 07 2008
The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon has sent a congratulatory message to President John Agyekum Kufuor on the occasion of Ghana’s 51st Independence celebration which falls on Thursday March 6.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
We need massive support for Queens too
Friday, March 07 2008
Senior women’s team, the Black Queens would receive massive support on Saturday at Ohene Djan Stadium when they play Ivory Coast in the reverse fixture of the Africa Women Championship.
NATIONAL:
Media urged to be circumspect in their reportage
Friday, March 07 2008
A senior lecturer at the School of Communication Studies, Legon, Dr Anthony Bonnah-Koomson, has urged the media to be circumspect in their reportage so as not to violate privacy rights of individuals.
(KUMASI) NDC:
NDC to Promote Welfare of teachers
Friday, March 07 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) would work hard to better the conditions of service of teachers if given the mandate in the 2008 elections, Professor Evans Atta Mills, presidential candidate of the Party, has assured.
(ATESIKROM) DORMAA:
MP donates to fire victims
Friday, March 07 2008
Mr Yaw Asiedu Mensah, Member of Parliament for Dormaa West, has presented relief items worth GH¢500 and cash of GH¢200 to be distributed among victims of a fire disaster at Atesikrom that, razed 14 houses and left 140 people homeless.
TAMALE:
Senior High Schools in Northern Ghana to be closed down
Friday, March 07 2008
The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has threatened to close down all public Senior High Schools in the three Northern regions, if feeding grant for the students are not released by Thursday March 13.
(ANYINASUSO) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
80 rendered homeless
Friday, March 07 2008
A severe rainstorm that hit Anyinasuso in the Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti last Tuesday caused extensive damages to several buildings and rendered more than 80 people homeless.
    
JASIKAN :
District also marked independence day
Friday, March 07 2008
A spectacular gymnastic and cultural displays by the E. P Primary School pupils of Okadjakrom in the Jasikan district marked the Independence Day anniversary celebration in Jasikan.  
(OLD TAFO) KMA :
Two toddlers found murdered.
Friday, March 07 2008
Residents of Old Tafo in Kumasi woke up in the morning of Wednesday to find the bodies of two children suspected to have been murdered and dumped on a school playing field.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Mother arrested.
Friday, March 07 2008
The mother of the nine-month-old baby boy who was found dead between two storey buildings at First Light on the Mallam-Kaneshie highway has been arrested by the Kaneshie police in Accra.
TAMALE :
Heads threaten to close down schools.
Friday, March 07 2008
The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary  Schools (CHASS) has threatened to close down all public senior high schools in the three northern regions if feeding grant for the students are not released by Thursday, March 13.
(ANYINASUSO) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Rainstorm destroys buildings at Anyinasuso
Friday, March 07 2008
A severe rainstorm that hit Anyinasuso in the Ahafo-Ano North District last Tuesday has caused extensive damages to several buildings and rendered more than 80 people homeless.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Unemployed jailed 10 years for defiling 12-year-old girl
Friday, March 07 2008
The Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr. Jacob Boon has sentenced a 22-year-old unemployed man to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12-year-old pupil.
(TEMA) TMA :
Driver fined for careless driving
Friday, March 07 2008
Eric Agbanu Demordzi, a commercial driver who drove carelessly and knocked down a 10-year-old girl on the Tema-Aflao road has been fined a total of GH¢ 600 by the Tema Circuit Court ‘A’.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Assembly awards students for outstanding performances
Friday, March 07 2008
Five students from Senior and Junior High Schools in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District have been honoured for their outstanding performances in the 2006/2007 Basic Education.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Central Region to benefit from oil find
Friday, March 07 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, on Thursday stated that the discovery of oil in some parts of the Western Region will already offer some business opportunities to the 
Central Region.
NATIONAL:
March in memory of the 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia
Friday, March 07 2008
The Africa Office of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is organising a march in Accra on Wednesday in memory of 44 Ghanaians and six other African nationals reportedly killed in July, 2005, in The Gambia.
(AKYEM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Birim South, Offinso express appreciation for new districts
Friday, March 07 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked chiefs and people in the newly created districts to ensure that the assemblies are served by selfless and disciplined individuals who would insist on accountability.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Independence Day greeted with peace
Friday, March 07 2008
Unlike in the recent past, the celebration of Ghana’s 51st Independence Anniversary in the Asante Akim-South District was marked in a peaceful atmosphere bringing to an end anxieties that characterised the atmosphere ahead of the day as a result of a protracted chieftaincy dispute in the area.
NATIONAL:
Government to provide each district with hospital
Friday, March 07 2008
Following government’s creation of new administrative districts, the Ministry of Health will this year begin a review of its Capital Investment Plan to respond to its policy to provide a hospital in each district.
GUSHIEGU:
MP donates cash and items to district
Friday, March 07 2008
The Member of Parliament for Gushiegu, Madam Rita Tani Iddi, has donated 20 bicycles, a motorcycle, a laptop all valued at GH¢ 7,000 and an amount of GH¢ 3,200 to her constituency.
   
(SHAMA) SAEMA:
Twenty thousand dollar school project Shama
Friday, March 07 2008
The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) has handed over a 20,000 US Dollar school building to the Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Mrs Angelina Baiden-Ammisah at Shama.
(ADZENTAM) GOMOA:
Teachers urged to improve on their work
Friday, March 07 2008
Nana Asare Andoh I, Chief of Adzentam near Kasoa, on Thursday urged the Junior High School Teachers in the town to improve on their work in order to achieve success in this year’s Basic Education  Certificate Examination (BECE).
   
(BUDUMBURAM) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Government warns demonstrating Liberian refugees
Saturday, March 08 2008
The government on has expressed concern about the on-going demonstration organised by some Liberian refugees at Buduburam and said they should not overstretch the goodwill and protection the government and people of Ghana had accorded them over the past 18 years in their time of need.
CAPE COAST :
Tourism boost in Central Region
Saturday, March 08 2008
The Central Regional Director of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB), Mr Nicholas Ivor, has expressed delight in the boost in tourism in the Central region resulting in the increase of revenue.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Driver’s mate dies in accident
Saturday, March 08 2008
A 25-year-old driver’s mate, Kwame Danso,  was instantly killed after falling from a moving 207 Benz bus at the Asibe-Nkwanta section of the Kumasi-Bibiani highway.
NKORANZA :
Check buses of private schools- NADMO
Saturday, March 08 2008
Mr John Kwasi Kwao, Nkoranza District Officer of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has called on Directors of Education to monitor the activities of some  private schools to ensure that the buses used in conveying students to school were road worthy.
    
TECHIMAN :
Market Associations elect new executives
Saturday, March 08 2008
Market based Associations in the country have been advised not to waste their resources on internal squabbles but to unite towards promoting national development.
(MAKANGO) EAST GONJA :
Ferry on Volta Lake poses danger to travellers
Saturday, March 08 2008
The ferry plying between Yeji in the Brong Ahafo Region and Makango in the Northern Region has been operating on only one engine for over a year.    
 
(KRUTU) NKORANZA:
Relief items presented to fire victims
Saturday, March 08 2008
Members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Nkwabeng near Nkoranza and some public-spirited individuals have presented relief items worth hundreds of cedis to bushfire victims at Krutu and Bredi Number two, both settler communities in the area.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
Renowned Ghanaian actor robbed at residence
Saturday, March 08 2008
Mr Emmanuel Owusu Ansah, a renowned Ghanaian Actor was attacked by eight unidentified armed men at his Regimanuel residence at Community 19, Larshibi.
(SOUTH SUNTRESO) KMA:
Rural Bank opens seventh branch in Kumasi
Saturday, March 08 2008
The Atwima-Mponua Rural Bank with its headquarters at Toase in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District has opened its seventh branch at South Suntreso in Kumasi.
(AJIEMAN) GA WEST
Chief, two others in court for robbing sand winners
Saturday, March 08 2008
Three people, including a chief who are being held for robbing two sand winners at Adjieman, near Amasaman have appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens qualify for African women’s cup
Saturday, March 08 2008
Ghana eased past Ivory Coast at Ohene Djan Stadium to book a place in the finals of the 6th African Women’s Championship with a resounding 3-0 home victory.
EAST MAMPRUSI:
Ten die of CSM
Saturday, March 08 2008
Ten people have died, while 23 others are receiving treatment, in the Northern Region following an outbreak of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM).
NATIONAL :
31 Senior Police Officers Re-Assigned
Saturday, March 08 2008
Thirty-one senior police officers have been re-assigned as part of a major exercise within the Ghana Police Service.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sulley sends Pourtsmouth FA Cup semis
Saturday, March 08 2008
Ghana international, Sulley Muntari ensured that Portsmouth sealed a place in the semi-finals of the English FA Cup as the Pompey side beat Manchester United 1-0.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Titanic ecounter: Hearts and Kotoko
Saturday, March 08 2008
There would be two outstanding matches to be cleared on Sunday as Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko, Sekondi Hasaacas and AshantiGold play.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Religious and Moral education to change syllabus.
Sunday, March 09 2008

The Ministry of Education Science and Sports, is to review the syllabus for the New Education Reform Programme to make room for the inclusion of Religious and Moral Education (RME) as directed by President John Agyekum Kufuor.

(ASSIN NSUAEM) ASSIN SOUTH :
Ghanaians urged to cultivate the culture of maintenance
Sunday, March 09 2008

Ghanaians have been urged to cultivate the maintenance culture in order to preserve the achievements of the present and past governments.

TAMALE :
Religious bodies have been commended
Sunday, March 09 2008

Professor Klaus Muller, Professor of Philosophy at the Munster State University in Germany, has commended the level of religious tolerance existing between the various religious denominations in Ghana.

CAPE COAST :
Vice president advises students
Sunday, March 09 2008

The Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama advised students to avoid seclusion in academic life but rather be aware of the nation’s aspirations to enable them to integrate into the fast changing world.

(COURTS) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Driver to pay GHC 40
Sunday, March 09 2008

A district magistrate’s court at Awutu, has granted bail of 400 Ghana Cedis with one surety to justify to Nathaniel Yankah, who allegedly park his vehicle at a “no parking” spot and took passengers.
     

(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Undertaker found dead on duty
Sunday, March 09 2008

Joseph Ibrahim Mbiba, 50, a mortuary attendant at Tepa District Hospital in the Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti, was last Friday found dead on duty at the mortuary.

CAPE COAST :
Honour achievers when they are alive
Sunday, March 09 2008

A Member of the Council of State, Mrs. Gifty Afenyi-Dadzie has called on Ghanaians to honour achievers during their life time to encourage them to do more for their communities and the nation

(MAKANGO) EAST GONJA:
GHS appealed to.
Sunday, March 09 2008

Authorities at the Makango Clinic in the East Gonja District have appealed to the Ghana Health Service to provide assistance in infrastructure and equipment, to ensure quality healthcare delivery in the area.

(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Queenmothers pray
Sunday, March 09 2008
Queenmothers appeal to chiefs to support them with resources from the communities they serve to enable them to earn a decent living.
Nana Ama Amissah III, the spokesperson of the Queenmothers in the Central Region made the appeal at a prayer meeting at Mankessim .
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Association express appreciation to MP
Sunday, March 09 2008
The Mankessim Market Tomatoes Sellers Association have expressed gratitude to Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, Member of Parliament for Mfantseman West for the support he gave to some of their members who were attacked by highway armed robbers on their way to Burkina
Faso to buy tomatoes.
(SALAGA) EAST GONJA :
ICT centre for Salaga
Sunday, March 09 2008

The East Gonja District Assembly in partnership with the Ministry of Communications have built an Information, Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at the cost of  GH¢11,600 for the people of Salaga and surrounding communities.

(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
IBF rates Joshua Clottey Number one contender
Sunday, March 09 2008

A new dawn has arrived in the career of Ghana’s welterweight boxer Joshua Clottey as the International Boxing Federation (IBF) named him the number one contender to their championship belt in the latest ratings released at the weekend.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana handed CHAN admission
Sunday, March 09 2008

Ghana will now take part in the qualifying campaign of the new African Nations Championship following an amendment made to the fixtures by the Confederation of African Football.

TAMALE:
Over 5 million Euros for guinea worm eradication
Monday, March 10 2008
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is providing over five million euros with an additional pledge of 20 million US dollars for the eradication of guinea worm in the Northern Region.
(DENU) KETU :
BECE Students can now re-sit exams
Monday, March 10 2008
Basic school students who want to improve their BECE examination grades now have the opportunity to do so, Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education Youth and Sports has announced.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
Presbyterian University holds its first congregation
Monday, March 10 2008
The Presbyterian University College, has held its first congregation at the Okwahu campus of the University at Abetifi in the Eastern Region.
HO :
Satisfy ICT needs of students - Rev. Dadebo
Monday, March 10 2008
An Educationist has called on society to respond positively and holistically to the desire of students to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) for teaching, learning and training to be competitive on the global market.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
Educationist condemns practice of occultism
Monday, March 10 2008
The Reverend Father Doctor Anthony Afful-Broni, Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Psychology and Education, University of Education Winneba (EUW) has said the practice of occultism is now pervasive in the society, especially in the schools.
WA :
Vice President consoles people of Wala Traditional Area
Monday, March 10 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has urged chiefs and people of Wala Traditional Area to endeavour to follow all traditional processes relating to the funeral, selection and enskinment of a successor to the late Wa-Na, Alhaji Yakubu Seidu Soale II.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Government urged to spread refund of teachers’ overpayment
Monday, March 10 2008
Mr J A Faouko, Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has appealed to the government to spread the refund of overpayment made to some teachers over a period of time to alleviate hardship it was causing them.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Begoro women screened for breast cancer
Monday, March 10 2008
The Fanteakwa District Civic Union and the Ghana Health Service organized a breast cancer screening exercise for 142 women at Begoro.
(ODUPONG OFANKOR) AWUTU SENYA :
Teachers urged to show commitment to their profession
Monday, March 10 2008
The Presiding Bishop of the Great Word of God Church, the Right Reverend Kweku Addae, has urged teachers to show commitment and dedication to their profession to enable them to turn out good products to manage the various sectors of the national economy.
NATIONAL :
Revisit objectives of founding fathers
Monday, March 10 2008
Dr. Kumi Ansah-Koi, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Ghana, has called on Ghanaians to revisit and scrutinize the objectives and desire underlying the founding fathers patriotic struggle and the establishment of the nation.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Railway workers flog bosses
Monday, March 10 2008
The impasse between the management and the workers of the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) has taken a bizarre twist with the reported kidnapping of two top officials of the company by some of the workers in Takoradi.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Malaria cases up in Kumasi
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Laboratory examinations conducted on a section of residents in the
Kumasi Metroplolis who sought medical treatment in the various
hospitals in the metropolis since 2005 indicated that as many as 892,801 of them had malaria parasites in their blood stream.
(ACCRA) AMA :
CJ joins Stanchart for International Women’s Day
Monday, March 10 2008
Standard Chartered Bank hosted Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood at a forum to interact with staff and clients on addressing gender issues in the corporate world, as part of activities to mark the International Women’s Day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko split points with Hearts
Monday, March 10 2008
Two outstanding games played in Accra and Essipong on Sunday produced no goals but the ‘El Classico’ match in the capital as usual lived up to its billing as drama and intrigue filled the game packed with some controversial decisions.
NATIONAL :
Poisoned rice in Ghana?
Monday, March 10 2008
Consumers in Ghana and the entire West African sub region may begin experiencing the health hazards associated with biotech products if the result of a laboratory test of rice samples from the countries are anything to go by, participants at a one-day public awareness forum on "Biosafety Issues and Experience Sharing" in Benin City, have warned.
:(WA) NDC
Professor Atta Mills tours Upper West Region
Monday, March 10 2008
The Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills is on a two-day tour of the Upper West  Region.
(WA) NDC :
Professor Mills advises students to be humble
Monday, March 10 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Presidential Candidate, has advised students to be humble, honest, patriotic and always remember that in whatever position they were representatives of the people.
(ACCRA) CPP:
Nduom pledges support for Zongo communities
Monday, March 10 2008
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has pledged the party’s commitment to bridge the gap between people living in the southern part of the country and those up north, promising that the interests of Zongo communities would be paramount.
(AGONA SWEDRU) NPP:
Agona East NPP polling station chairmen want MP returned unopposed
Monday, March 10 2008
Sixty-nine out of the Eighty–nine polling station chairmen of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Agona East and some constituency executives have endorsed a return of the MP Mr John Kwesi Agyabeng, unopposed for the 2008 general election.
(KUMASI) NPP :
Dr Akoto Osei faces little problem seeking for a second term in Parliament
Monday, March 10 2008
Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning faces little problem when he seeks re-election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Tafo Pankrono Constituency.
(WA) NDC:
Use 2008 elections to elevate Ghana to a higher political realm
Monday, March 10 2008
Most Reverend Paul Bamile, Catholic Bishop of Wa, has called on politicians to use the 2008 elections to elevate Ghana to a higher political realm as a star on the African continent.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Political parties, IEA propose state funding of political parties
Monday, March 10 2008
A proposal by the Ghana Political Parties Programme (GPPP) and the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) for public funding of political parties in Ghana will be launched in Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe collapses after League match
Monday, March 10 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s prolific striker and Onetouch league’s leading scorer Eric Bekoe suffered a health scare on Sunday night after passing out on the team bus and was hospitalised at the Nsawam Government Hospital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens to battle it out with Nigeria
Monday, March 10 2008
The journey towards the qualifiers for the 2008 Olympic Games will be over this weekend when big names, Ghana and Nigeria battle it out for Africa’s sole place.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Gold diggers killed
Monday, March 10 2008
Two persons who were involved in illegal mining operation popularly called galamsey were killed at AngloGold Ashanti’s Sansu underground mine on March 6, when the whole country was celebrating Ghana’s 51st Independence anniversary.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Don’t be carried away by past academic records - VEEP advises
Monday, March 10 2008
The vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has asked students not to be carried away by past academic glories of their schools.
NATIONAL:
Free ride for school children to be extended
Monday, March 10 2008
Negotiations between management of the Metro Mass Transit company and government to extend the policy of "free ride for school children" will soon be concluded.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Undertake regular breast check-up - Pathologist advises
Monday, March 10 2008
Dr (Mrs) Beatrice Wiafe-Addai, a General Surgeon and Breast Pathologist has advised women to undertake regular medical examination of their breasts for early detection of breast cancer to reduce its spread in the country.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Tourism Minister calls for support
Monday, March 10 2008
Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, has called for more sponsorship of the tourism industry to ensure that tourism programmes and activities are smoothly and efficiently organized.
NATIONAL:
Costs of MCA Projects should be within agreed budgets - Kufuor
Monday, March 10 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged consultants working on Ghana’s compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) to make sure that costs were managed within agreed budgets.
BAWKU:
Bawku curfew relaxed
Monday, March 10 2008
The Interior Minister, Mr. Kwamena Bartels has announced government’s decision to relax the curfew at the Bawku Municipality and its environs from 11 hours to 9 hours following the return of relative normalcy.
(NEW SUBIRI) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Abosso Goldfields to undertake social investment projects
Monday, March 10 2008
Abosso Goldfields Limited (AGL), has set aside $235,000 for infrastructure component of social investment projects in its areas of operations.
(KAIRA) SOUTH DAYI:
MP to establish school in Kpalime Traditional Area
Monday, March 10 2008
Dr Samuel Kwame Ampofo, Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dayi, on Sunday said he has set aside 20,000 Ghana Cedis of his share of the MP Common Fund for the establishment of a senior high school in the Kpalime Traditional Area in the South Dayi District.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
Baffour-Awuah urges past students to help alma mater
Monday, March 10 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister last weekend urged past students of Sunyani Senior High School to unite and help their alma mater to progress.   
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-ANHWIASO-BEKWAI :
Assembly awards schools
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai (B.A.B) District Assembly in conjunction with the District Directorate of Education has honoured seven schools in the district for their outstanding performance in the 2007 BECE, as part of the 51st Independent Day Celebrations.
(DOMINASE) AMANSIE EAST :
Health trainees hold durbar on Malaria
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The Federation of Ghana Catholic Health Trainees (FGCHT) has held a durbar with the chiefs and people of Dominase in the Amansie East District in Ashanti as part of its seventh annual congress.
HO :
Teenage preacher condemns cheating husbands
Tuesday, March 11 2008
A teenage preacher has cited cheating husbands as the major cause of instability in homes.
   
(BIRIWA) MFANTSEMAN :
Community Bank grappling with recovery of SIF loans
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The Mfantseman Community Bank at Biriwa in the Central Region is finding it difficult to recover GH¢50,000 in loans granted under the Social Investment Fund (SIF) package in 2006, its management has said.
   
TAMALE:
Students appeal for non-closure of schools
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has called on the Northern Chapter of Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) not to close down second cycle institutions but find options to enable final year students undertake their pending examination.
    
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Radio Stations to lead crusade against HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, March 11 2008
As part of efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Ghana, 10 radio stations in the country, one from each region, have been selected to undertake behaviour change communication on HIV/AIDS prevention, using radio soap opera.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA:
Contaminated vegetables pose health threat
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Mr Alfred Biney, Director of New Blue Vision, a Takoradi-based NGO, has called for intensive education on the proper application of agro-chemicals to forestall health problems for the people.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Asafo companies promise peaceful Aboakyer
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The two Asafo companies that prominently feature in the annual Aboakyer Festival of people of the Effutu Traditional Area, have promised that this year’s event would be peaceful, devoid of troubles or misunderstanding.
HOHOE:
Private schools urged to improve infrastructure
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Owners of Private schools in the Hohoe District have been urged to improve upon their educational infrastructure to meet Ghana Education Service (GES) specifications.
ACCRA :
60 MMDCEs attend review meeting
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Citizen’s participation in governance is still not encouraging despite various interventions to get all Ghanaians involved in the decision making process.
(ACCRA) AMA:
NGO to promote ICT training among girls
Tuesday, March 11 2008
An Information Communication Technology (ICT) breakfast meeting for girls would be held in Accra on Saturday, March 15, to promote the use and study of ICT especially among young girls.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars to play Lesotho in South Africa
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Ghana’s first away game in the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho will rather be played in the South African city of Bloemfontein instead of Maseru.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko certain to win league - Bashiru Hayford
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Bashiru Hayford, Head Coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Football Club, has said that his team was on course to win this year’s onetouch Premier League title.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wa All Stars want Hearts game postponed
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Wa All Stars have asked the Professional League Board to postpone their midweek OneTouch Premier League game against Accra Hearts Oak after a robbery attack on the team while on their journey to Accra for the game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts, Kotoko may face santions
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is set to take action over a near brawl between Hearts and Kotoko players during last Sunday’s league clash.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil set for more time on West Ham bench
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Ghana defender John Paintsil is set for more time on the sidelines of English side West Ham after the board gave its backing to coach Alan Curbishley.
(ENCHI) AOWIN SUAMAN:
Asankragua-Enchi road project takes-off
Tuesday, March 11 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for the construction of the Asakragua-Enchi road amid cheers and jubilation, indicating the commercial significance of the project to the people of the Aowin Suaman district.
(ESSAM) BIA:
Assembly makes strides in revenue mobilisation
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The District Chief Executive for Bia, Hon. Benjamin Armah has
announced a significant increase of 8.6% of the assembly’s target of  GH¢ 89,988 for the year 2007.
(KYEBI) EAST AKYEM:
DCE assures children of special education units
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Hon. Emmanuel Victor Asihene, East Akyem District Chief Executive, on Tuesday reassured children in schools for the disabled that government would provide a good environment to 
enhance their education.
BAWKU:
Curfew hours extended following fresh outbreak of violence
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The curfew in Bawku Municipality and its environs has been reviewed to 15 00 hours to 06 00 hours following the killing of two men on Tuesday morning.
NATIONAL:
Government is addressing water supply hardships - Boniface
Tuesday, March 11 2008
Government is not oblivious of the temporary water
supply hardships that the population is facing and is making all efforts to address the situation, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, said on Tuesday.
(ABREPO) KMA:
Police averts clash
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The timely intervention of the police at Suame averted a clash between some trespassers on Kumasi Girls Senior High School land and workers of a construction firm putting-up a fence wall around the school.
(TECHIMAN) TMA:
Tomatoes processing factory to start operation in August
Tuesday, March 11 2008
The Tomatoes Processing Promotion Centre at Techiman in
the Brong Ahafo Region is to be commissioned in August this year when test trial for the processing of tomatoes is expected to begin.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Rainstorm destroys structures in Kwaebibirem
Tuesday, March 11 2008
A rainstorm that hit Kade in the Kwaebibirem District on Monday, destroyed 19 houses with most of them having parts or all their roofs ripped off.
    
NATIONAL :
24 persons nominated for DCE/MCE
Wednesday, March 12 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has nominated 24 District and Municipal Chief Executives for consideration by their respective assemblies.
BAWKU :
Fresh violence in Bawku, more lives lost
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Renewed fighting in Bawku has claimed at least two lives and a number of houses have also been  burnt down.
ACCRA :
Mechanised boreholes to serve parts of Accra
Wednesday, March 12 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has drilled 13 boreholes in various parts of Accra to supplement water supplies to areas mostly hit by the current acute water shortage in the city.
NATIONAL :
Minister reiterates call on railway workers to return to work
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Professor Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi, Minister of Harbours and Railways, has reiterated his call on workers of the Ghana Railway Company Limited to end their strike action.
(BUDUMBURAM) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Liberian refugees asked to obey laws of Ghana or ...
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Government  has initiated a consultative process with relevant stakeholders to invoke the cessation clause for the Liberian refugees under the International Refugee Convention to end the protracted demonstration of Liberian refugees at their settlement.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Water supply hardships being addressed- Boniface
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Government is not oblivious of the temporary water supply hardships that the population is facing and is making all efforts to address the situation, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has said.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Looming danger of TB
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Scientists have discovered that without treatment in five years, 50 per cent of infected Tuberculosis (TB) persons will die, whilst 25 per cent become chronic
NATIONAL :
Nationwide motor checks soon
Wednesday, March 12 2008
 The Police will mount special nationwide motor checks beginning from April 1 to April 5 to inspect vehicle insurance and roadworthiness certificates.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Parliament warns against driving and speaking on mobile phones
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Parliament has taken drivers to task on the dangers of speaking on mobile phones while driving and called for the enactment and enforcement of legislation to check the deadly habit.
TAMALE :
Pope Benedict XVI mourns Cardinal Dery
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of condolence to the Archbishop of Tamale, the Most Rev Gregory Kpiebaya, on the death of His Eminence Peter Cardinal Poreku Dery retired Archbishop of Tamale.Cardinal Dery passes on
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
New prostate cancer treatment begins June
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Prostate cancer patients in Ghana and the sub-region are to be treated with the latest technology in the medical field at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital from June this year.
CAPE COAST :
ADISCO sacks five students
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Five final-year students of Adisadel College in Cape Coast have been dismissed for stealing.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KATH to get a Paediatric Heart Centre
Wednesday, March 12 2008
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi is collaborating with the Children’s Hospital of Boston in the United States, for the establishment of a Heart Centre in Kumasi.
(OSU) AMA:
Osu Children’s Home in water crises
Wednesday, March 12 2008
The Osu Children’s Home in Accra, is struggling to provide water for the over five hundred residents, including abandoned children, at the orphanage.
(WEIJA) GA SOUTH:
People of Weija asked to maintain peace
Wednesday, March 12 2008
The Deputy Minister of Trade, Industries, Presidential Special Initiatives and Private Sector Development, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has asked the people of Weija to maintain the peace for speedy development of the new municipality.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Ministry presents pick-up vehicles to Nothern districts
Wednesday, March 12 2008
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Developement and Environment, has provided 4 Pick-up vehicles worth GH¢ 74,000 to 4 District Chief  Executives in the Northern Region.
NATIONAL:
Seventy percent of Ghana’s land under threat - EPA
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Clement Eledi, Deputy Minister of Agriculture In-Charge of Crops, has said about 70 per cent of Ghana’s land is under serious threat of desertification caused by soil erosion.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Meat shortage hits Accra
Thursday, March 13 2008
The high cost and shortage of beef on the market has been attributed to competition from cattle dealers from neighbouring Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire.
(KRAKYEKROM)ATWIMA MPONUA :
Nyinahin police hunt for murder suspect
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Nyinahin Police are hunting for Kwame Tawiah, a farmer who allegedly shot and killed his wife, Abena Lucy at Krakyekrom near Nagoli in the Atwima Mponua District.
(OBOJO) GA EAST:
NALAG inaugurates sub-committees
Thursday, March 13 2008
The National Association of Local  Authorities  of Ghana (NALAG) has inaugurated  its sub-committees  for the  period  2008/2009  at a short  ceremony at the Institute of Local Government Studies Campus at Obojo in the Ga East District.
(MINISTRY) AMA:
Information Minister to visit Nsawam Prisons
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mrs Oboshie Sai Cofie will visit the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons and selected educational institutions at Amasaman on Thursday.
BAWKU :
President Kufuor acts on Bawku crisis.
Thursday, March 13 2008
President Kufuor has personally intervened in the Bawku crisis.
(ELECTORAL COMMISSION) AMA:
EC has not ruled out error on voters’ register
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has said that it is possible there might be an error on the voters’ register that was given to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) by its office.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah promises swift return
Thursday, March 13 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has promised to return to action in due course to help the Black Stars.
(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST :
Oil Fields Face Woes
Thursday, March 13 2008
Communities expected to be frontline beneficiaries of the oil find in the high seas off Cape Three Points will first have to contend with divisive chieftaincy crises, poor roads, as well as poor water and electricity supply, that threaten to minimise their gains from the find.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mid-week Round-up
Thursday, March 13 2008
Asante Kotoko have seen their seven point lead at the top of the OneTouch Premier League standings cut to five after the Porcupine Warriors could only manage a point from the dreaded Golden City Park in their match-day-14 clash with Berekum Arsenals.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Otumfuo Educational Fund receives donation
Thursday, March 13 2008
A cheque of 10,000 dollars has been presented to the Otumfuo Educational Fund at a ceremony at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB postpones Hearts/All Stars match
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Professional League Board has postponed the match-day-14 OneTouch Premier League game between Accra Hearts Oak and Wa All Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB refers Hearts and Kotoko to DC
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Professional League Board, organizers of Ghana’s premier league, has referred Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko to the Ghana Football Association?s disciplinary committee over the conduct of their players.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Court fines palm wine producer
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has fined Kwaku Abotsi, a palm wine producer, GH¢200 for stealing GH¢150 belonging to his girlfriend.
(AKIM ACHIASE) BIRIM SOUTH :
Footballer jailed 24 months
Thursday, March 13 2008
An 18-year-old footballer, who attempted breaking into the Akim Achiase Society of the Produce Buying Company Limited (PBC), to steal cocoa beans, was on Wednesday sentenced to 24 months imprisonment by a circuit court at Akim Swedru.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana is still Africa’s No. 1
Thursday, March 13 2008
Ghana drops just a step on the latest FIFA World Ranking table but still clings onto its position as Africa’s best footballing nation.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Use two and half percent of national revenue to fund political parties
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in collaboration with New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), People’s National Convention (PNC) and the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has recommended the use of 2.5 per cent of total national tax revenue to fund political parties.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty withdraw players from national teams
Thursday, March 13 2008
Ghana’s model football club Liberty Professionals have angrily vowed not to release their player for future national team matches.
NATIONAL:
Kibaki grateful to President Kufuor
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki has said he was grateful to President John Agyekum Kufuor for intervening in his country’s post-election violence and also for initiating the African Union Mediation under the Former UN Secretary General, Busumuru Kofi Annan.
(ACCRA)NDC:
Abuga Pele answers critics
Thursday, March 13 2008
Mr Abuga Pele, Member of Parliament for Chiana Paga, in the Upper East Region, has asked the constituents to join hands with other loyal members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to maintain the strength of the Party in the Constituency.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Over 300 observation stations established
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Ghana Meteorological Agency has established over 300 weather-observing stations all over the country to take weather observations once every hour.
NATIONAL :
Police suspends operations of motor check points and barriers
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Police service has suspended all motor check points and barriers countrywide.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana on standby to host U-17 World Cup
Thursday, March 13 2008
World football governing body FIFA has placed Ghana on standby to host next year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup at short notice because of concern about the substandard facilities put forward by Nigeria which officially has the rights to organise the tournament.
(PWULUGU)TALENSI-NABDAM:
Pwalugu factory shut down
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Northern Star Tomato Processing Factory, at Pwulugu in the Upper East Region, has been closed down due to lack of raw materials.
(SAMSAM) GA WEST:
Health directorate on tuberculosis campaign
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Ga West health directorate has begun a series of tuberculosis campaigns in communities within the municipality, ahead of this year’s international tuberculosis day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to play Niger
Thursday, March 13 2008
Ghana will play Niger at home in the first leg fixture of the preliminary round qualifiers of the new African Nations Championship later this month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
UEFA to investigate Dede Ayew’s attack
Thursday, March 13 2008
Europe’s football governing body, UEFA, has opened an investigation into alleged racial abuse on Ghana’s Andre Ayew and two Olympique Marseille players.
(BEKWAI) AMANSIE EAST:
Community police officer murdered
Thursday, March 13 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command, in conjunction with the Bekwai Police, has launched an investigation into the murder of a 23-year old personnel of the Bekwai District Unit of the Community Police.
(PWALUGU) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Pwalugu Tomato Factory still operational - Deputy Minister
Thursday, March 13 2008
Contrary to media reports to the effect that the Nothern Star Tomato Processing Factory at Pwuulugu in the Upper East Region has been closed down, Ms Gifty Ohene Konadu, a Deputy Minister at the
Ministry of Trade, Industry and PSI says it is in operation.
(WINNEBA ) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Ghanaians urged to exercise regularly
Friday, March 14 2008
Mr Richard Fedieley of the Fitness and Regenerative Department of the Ministry of Health in Accra, has advised Ghanaians to eat nutritious foods and ensure regular body exercise to enable them to lead a healthy life.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
US Ambassador supports self-help project
Friday, March 14 2008
Miss Pamela Bridgewater, US Ambassador to Ghana has demonstrated her commitment to empowering rural children in Ghana to have a better future by making yet another cash and stationery donation to the Nkawkaw TI Ahmadiyya Basic School.
(CASTLE) AMA:
President Kufuor meets leaders over Bawku ethnic clashes
Friday, March 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on the chiefs and people in Bawku to consign their traditional differences to history to help bring calm and restore peace to the area.   
(TUTINI) KARAGA:
Flood victims receive 98,000 Canadian dollars
Friday, March 14 2008
The Canadian High Commission has donated 98, 000 Canadian dollars to Community Life Improvement Programme (CLIP) a DANIDA sponsored NGO operating in some parts of the Northern Region to assist selected communities affected by last year’s floods.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Cardinal Dery to be given state burial-
Friday, March 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed that the late Cardinal Peter Poreku Dery should be honoured with a state burial and funeral in appreciation of his statesmanship and tremendous contribution to society.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Brilliant law students to be assigned to judges
Friday, March 14 2008
Brilliant students from the Ghana School of Law would be assigned to Judges of the Supreme Court to assist in research into various aspects of cases before judgments are delivered.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH AMA:
New NHIS Board Inaugurated
Friday, March 14 2008
A 13-member Interim board for the Ahafo-Ano North District National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has been inaugurated at Tepa with a call on members to ensure the successful implementation of the scheme.
(ACCRA) AMA:
MOH inaugurates Committee on Gender
Friday, March 14 2008
Deputy Minister of Health Abraham Dwuma Odoom has said gender issues were not about women and men but also of social justice and an important tool of sustainable development.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Farm Labourer granted bail for defecating in classroom
Friday, March 14 2008
A magistrate’s court at Nyinahin in Ashanti, has granted bail of GH¢ 300 to Kwame Asante, a 23-year-old farm labourer, for defecating in the classroom of Akotaa D/A Primary School in the Atwima-Mponua District.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Ministry suspends health officials
Friday, March 14 2008
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has suspended officials whose names appeared in the recommendations of the Special Audit Report prepared by the Audit Service on the National Health Insurance Council (NHIC).
KPANDAI:
Don’t allow chieftaincy and land disputes to affect development
Friday, March 14 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris has advised chiefs and people of Kpandai Traditional Area not to allow chieftaincy and land disputes to divide them thereby impeding the development of the newly created Kpandai District.
(ACCRA):
Jake still leads NPP campaign team
Friday, March 14 2008
The two-term campaign manager of President John Agyekum Kufuor (Elections 2000 and 2004) Mr. Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey has again been named to lead a 23-member campaign team for the ruling New Patriotic Party.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abreshia United emerge gala winners
Friday, March 14 2008
Abreshia United beat Elmina Shalom F/C 1-0 to lift the Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur’s Cup in a special gala competition organized by the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Assembly to round off activities of the 51st independence anniversary celebration at Elmina.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Asantehene calls on stakeholders to invest in Golf
Friday, March 14 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has implored stakeholders in golf to institute proactive programmes and projects to help attract the youth to the sport.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Officials cautious on 2010 plan
Friday, March 14 2008
Officials have reacted cautiously to a proposal by the South African sports minister to "nationalise" Bafana Bafana ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nwosu blasts Ghana coach Le Roy
Friday, March 14 2008
Nigeria legend Henry Nwosu has delivered a stinging rebuke to Ghana coach Claude Le Roy for his recent confession that the disputed goal scored by the petit midfielder in the 1988 Africa Cup of Nations by Nigeria against Cameroon should have counted.
(TAFO) KMA :
Two kids were not murdered — Police
Friday, March 14 2008
Police investigations into the alleged murder of the two children whose bodies were found on a school field at Tafo/Pankrono in Kumasi have revealed that the children were rather trapped in a taxicab and suffocated.
NATIONAL :
Railway workers’ case for court
Friday, March 14 2008
The National Labour Commission (NLC) has warned workers of the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) to end their month-old strike by close of work today or risk being dragged to court
(FUNSI) WA EAST:
No electricity and potable water in Wa East District
Saturday, March 15 2008
The Wa East District has no access to electricity, potable water and communication facilities to make the district functional to bring governance to the doorsteps of the people.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
School gets means of transport
Saturday, March 15 2008
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Breman Asikuma Senior High School has presented a Kia Pick Up and some items to the management of the school to enhance teaching and learning.
SUNYANI :
Ten students honoured
Saturday, March 15 2008
Ten students among a total of 88 selected from Junior High Schools in the Brong-Ahafo Region have been honoured for excelling in a spelling competition
NATIONAL:
Easter Holidays
Saturday, March 15 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has declared Friday, March 21 and Monday March 24 as public holidays.
NATIONAL :
EC begins voter ID cards replacement
Saturday, March 15 2008
The nationwide replacement of lost, defaced or badly damaged Voter Identification Cards started with the usual apathy on Friday as most of the centres in Accra recorded low patronage.
SUNYANI:
B/A Police Commander bemoans drug trafficking in region
Saturday, March 15 2008
Brong-Ahafo Region is one of the  areas noted for the cultivation of Indian hemp in the country, according to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) James Oppong-Boanuh.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Twenty communities to benefit from GH¢40,000 Rural Education Project
Saturday, March 15 2008
Twenty communities in the Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti Region are to benefit from a GH¢ 40,000 Rural Education Project under the auspices of Care International and CARGILL, a cocoa processing company based in the United State of America.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Patronise clean and hygienic public eating places
Saturday, March 15 2008
Ms. Adeline Boateng, Quality Assurance Manager of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has called on the public to patronise only clean and hygienic restaurants, chop bars and other public eating places.
(TINGOLI) TOLON/ KUMBUNGU:
Rotary club spends $ 799,728 on guinea worm eradication
Saturday, March 15 2008
Rotary Club of Tamale, last year spent about 799,728 dollars for the provision of potable water to four Guinea worm endemic communities in the Northern Region to address Guinea worm and Trachoma diseases in the region.
   
(MANYIA) KMA :
Management of Otumfuo Education Fund advised to be transparent
Saturday, March 15 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has charged the management of the Otumfuo Education Fund to be transparent in their activities.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Twenty schoolst to receive educational materials
Saturday, March 15 2008
Opportunity Education Foundation, a non-governmental and non-denominational organization, will soon donate education materials to 20 schools in the Suhum Kraboa Coalter District in the Eastern Region to complement the current curriculum.
BOLGATANGA :
LEAP beneficiaries to receive grants from next week
Saturday, March 15 2008
Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) would start receiving their grants from next week, Mr. Mawutor Ablo of the National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) said.
PWALUGU :
Minister delibrates with tomatoe farmers
Sunday, March 16 2008

Tomato farmers in the Upper East Region has bemoaned low prices offered them by management of the Pwalugu Tomato Factory, saying the situation was putting them into heavy losses.
    

(U.G) GA EAST:
University of Ghana holds graduation
Sunday, March 16 2008

Professor Clifford N.B Tagoe, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana has challenged government to work towards improving the percentage of young people who progressed from primary education to the tertiary, if the country would attain a middle income status.
   

(TONO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Rehabilitation of Irrigation project begins.
Sunday, March 16 2008

Minister of Food and Agriculture Ernest Debrah has cut the sod for the rehabilitation of the Tono Irrigation Project in the Kassena-Nankana District of the Upper East Region to make it more efficient in food production. 

(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Credit union aims at GHC 1 billion
Sunday, March 16 2008

Mr Emmanuel Oduro Darko, General Manager of Ghana Cooperative Credit Union Association (CUA), said the credit association could raise GH¢1 billion by December 2008 in savings.
    

NATIONAL :
Presidency denies allegations
Sunday, March 16 2008

The Office of the President has stated that the Presidency has not ordered any Presidential Jet for itself as being alluded to in the current debate on the issue.
      

AMA :
Avoid war drum statements- Apostle
Sunday, March 16 2008

Apostle Dr. Michael K. Ntumy, Chairman of the Church of Pentecost (COP) has asked Ghanaians to avoid statements suggesting that the country would be in war, should there be any misunderstanding during the December general elections.

BIRIM CENTRAL :
Municipal undertakes voter ID replacement exercise
Sunday, March 16 2008

As part of the nationwide replacement of missing voter’s identification cards, the Electoral Commission (EC) in the Birim Central Municipality (BCM), has commenced the exercise on a poor note.

HO :
Local government minister not happy with MPs and DCEs.
Sunday, March 16 2008

Mr Kwadzo Adjei-Darko, Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has said the legislative role of Members of Parliament (MPs) and responsibilities of District Assemblies, as initiators of development, must blend properly to ensure national growth.

AMA :
MCE meets with market queens
Sunday, March 16 2008

Mr Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive Officer, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has appealed to all market associations to lend massive support to the assembly’s initiatives to ensure total development of the city.

MFANTSEMAN :
APRM committee inaugurated.
Sunday, March 16 2008

 Prof. S.K. Adjepong, Chairman of National African Peer Review Mechanism (NAPRM) has inaugurated a nine-member APRM Oversight committee for Mfantseman Municipal Assembly at Saltpond and the members not to meddle in partisan politics.

AWUTU SENYA :
Provide EC with information on departed relatives
Sunday, March 16 2008

The District Chief Executive for the newly created Awutu-Senya District, Mr Solomon Abbam Quaye, has urged Ghanaians to provide information on their dead relatives since the last general election to the officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) for deletion.

(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Overreliance on donors is not healthy-education stakeholders
Sunday, March 16 2008

Stakeholders in the country’s education sector have bemoaned the over reliance on donor support for its improvement in the Fanteakwa District.

(DICHEMSO) KMA :
Kumasi children’s home supported
Monday, March 17 2008
The Women’s Fellowship of the Dunwell Methodist Church at Dichemso in Kumasi, has donated food items valued at GH¢1,000 to the Kumasi children’s home.
(KECHEIBI) NKWANTA :
Cocoa farmers urged to use hi-yielding seedlings
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Isaac Osei, Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has said only 30 percent of cocoa farms in the Volta region are planted with high yielding and drought resistant hi-tech seedlings.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Florida water, leaves cannot cure breast cancer
Monday, March 17 2008
The Public Relations Officer of Breast Care International, a Kumasi based Non Governmental Organization(NGO), Mrs. Adwoa Afriyie Beliako has warned women that continuous poring of Florida water on their cancer infested breast or smearing of the infested breast with concoctions would not help them.
HO:
Dens for illicit sex activity springing up
Monday, March 17 2008
The Ho Municipal Assembly says it has identified spots within the municipality that are fast developing into brothels and dens for improper sexual activity.
(DENU) KETU SOUTH:
School farm project abandoned
Monday, March 17 2008
Activities of suspected thieves have forced the authorities of Three Town Senior High School (THREESEC) at Denu in Ketu South district to abandon a farming project established to support the school.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Ophthalmologists urged to embark on outreach programmes
Monday, March 17 2008
Nana Ama Amissah III, Queenmother of Mankessim has called on Ophthalmologists to embark on outreach programmes to help people with eye diseases but do not know they have them.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Police look for a hit-and-run driver
Monday, March 17 2008
The Breman Asikuma Police are looking for a hit and run driver who knocked down and killed an unidentified man at the outskirt of the town.
(MANHEAN) TMA:
Tema Mantse disappointed at BECE results
Monday, March 17 2008
The Chief of Tema, Nii Adjei Kraku the second, has expressed concern about the poor performance of final year students of the Junior High Schools (JHS) in Tema Manhean in the last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Food Vendors without certificate to be banned
Monday, March 17 2008
The Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Ms Mary Animwah has directed school heads and health co-coordinators to ban food vendors who had no valid health certificates from operating in their schools.
(TAKORADI)NPP:
TESCON urged to talk about NPP achievements
Monday, March 17 2008
Mrs Angelina Baiden-Amissah, Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Sports has charged various branches of the Tertiary Education Students Confederacy (TESCON) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to propagate achievements of government and the impact of programmes and polices on the socio-economic life of the people.
(ZIOPE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Community builds school in 100 days
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Mawuli Kwame Dabi, District Chief Executive for Adaklu-Anyigbe in the Volta Region on Wednesday commissioned a three-unit classroom block, office and a store worth 249,13 Ghana Cedis for the Ziope-Kporta community.
HO:
Stop interfering with rescue operations- Fire Service
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Stephen Kandue, Deputy Chief Fire Officer in-charge of Training and Human Resource has advised the public to desist from interfering with rescue operations by firemen during road traffic accidents.
NATIONAL:
Parliament embarks on outreach programme
Monday, March 17 2008
Parliament has held a forum at Gomoa Eshiem to educate and explain its work to the people.
(ZIOPE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Two teenage sisters missing
Monday, March 17 2008
Two sisters, Jessica and Mesiana Dadzie aged 18 and 16 respectively, both students of Ziope Junior High School, have been reported missing since last Monday.
CAPE COAST:
Adisadel College closes down
Monday, March 17 2008
Adisadel College in Cape Coast on Monday closed down indefinitely following mounting agitations among students over the death of one of their colleagues.
(WINNEBA) NPP:
Return NPP to power
Monday, March 17 2008
The Flag Bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Ghana’s democracy was gradually being consolidated as a result of the good governance and the rule of law being practised by the government.
    
(PRESIDENCY) AMA:
Presidency denies purchase of Presidential Jet
Monday, March 17 2008
The Office of the President has stated that the Presidency has not ordered any Presidential Jet for itself as being alluded to in the current debate on the issue.
(ACCRA)NDC :
NDC inaugurates Odododiodioo Wards
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Jonathan Nii Tackie Komme, MP for the Odododiodioo constituency, has inauguration three wards of the party in the area at separate ceremonies at Korle Workon, Kinka and Ngleshie in Accra.
(ATOBIASE) NPP:
Return NPP into power to continue its development agenda
Monday, March 17 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for New Edubiase, Mr De-Graft Kyei-Baffour, has said the government had provided development projects to help raise living standards of the people especially in the Adansi South District, adding that it was an ample testimony for Ghanaians to return the Party to power.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Partner teachers to promote educational reforms - Nana Arthur
Monday, March 17 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has urged parents to partner teachers to help enhance the development of their wards in order to achieve the objectives of the new educational reforms.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty Professionals hold Hasaacas
Monday, March 17 2008
Sekondi Hasaacas on Sunday were forced to a 2-2 drawn game against visiting Dansoman -based Liberty Professionals in their Onetouch Premier League first round last match at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
(TONO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Rehabilitation works on Tono Irrigation Project commence
Monday, March 17 2008
Rehabilitation works on the Tono Irrigation Project has taken-off with the cutting of the sod by the Food and Agruculture Minister, Mr Ernest Debrah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Real Sportive split points with Hearts
Monday, March 17 2008
Tema Real Sportive and Accra Hearts of Oak settled for a goalless drawn game in their epic match to end the first round of the Onetouch Premier League at the Tema Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat RTU to maintain lead
Monday, March 17 2008
League leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko scored a goal in each half to beat Real Tamale United (RTU) 2-0 in their Onetouch Premier League match to draw the curtain down on the first round at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens face Brazil after Nigeria defeat
Monday, March 17 2008
Nigeria secured their ticket to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing after beating Ghana 2-0 in Abuja on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede Ayew reveals malaria scare
Monday, March 17 2008
Ghana midfielder Andre ’Dede’ Ayew contracted malaria while playing for Ghana at the recent African Nations Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah to warm the bench
Monday, March 17 2008
Ghana’s Italian-based striker Asamoah Gyan is facing two months on the sidelines because of injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty to release players for national teams
Monday, March 17 2008
Ghanaian side Liberty Professional have made a dramatic U-turn on their threat of not releasing their players for national team assignment.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI EAST:
Persons engaged in human trafficking to be imprisoned
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Mark Dundaa, Human Trafficking Programmes Coordinator of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs, on Monday said any person found engaging in human trafficking would serve a prison term of not less than five years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Massive shake-up to hit Black Queens
Monday, March 17 2008
Head coach of the Ghana’s Black Queens,Mumuni Gamel,has dropped the hint of a massive house cleaning exercise after the team failed to clinch the automatic slot for the 2008 Beijing Olympic.
(AGYEMANKROM) DORMAA MUNICIPAL:
Minister advises residents against bushfires
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and President’s Special Initiatives, has advised fire-prone communities in the Dormaa Municipality to take a cue from the recent fire disasters and help prevent future recurrence.
(ASUKASU) DORMAA EAST:
Farmers hail nominee
Monday, March 17 2008
Farmers in the Dormaa Municipality have expressed profound gratitude to President J.A. Kufuor for nominating Mr Atta Amponsah as the Municipal Chief Executive for Dormaa Municipal Assembly.
(ASUTUARE) DANGME WEST:
Youth in agriculture will reduce unemployment - Amankwah
Monday, March 17 2008
Mr Philip Amankwah, Chairman of the Dangme Co-operative Farming/Fisheries and Marketing Society Limited, has said the high rate of unemployment among the youth is due to their reluctance to go into farming.
   
(HO) HMA:
Development partners urged to collaborate for growth
Monday, March 17 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and
Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko has called for a closer
collaboration between Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief
Executives (MMDCEs) and Members of Parliament (MPs) to facilitate development.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Set up water courts - Saddique
Monday, March 17 2008
Alhaji Boniface Abubakur Saddique, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Monday proposed the setting up of Water Courts to prosecute people who illegally connect water for both domestic and commercial use.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA MUNICIPAL:
Family donates bed sheets to hospital
Monday, March 17 2008
The Family of Mr. Johnson Asiedu Yeboah, a building contractor, at the weekend donated 50 bed sheets and pillows in response to an appeal made by the Presbyterian Hospital at Dormaa Ahenkro.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Woman dies in Apam Junction accident
Monday, March 17 2008
One person has been reported dead at the Apam Catholic Hospital following injuries she received when a 207 passenger bus on which she and some others were travelling from Accra to Assin Foso collided with a cargo truck at Apam Junction on Saturday.
SUNYANI :
2 million-euro grant to support Ghana’s cultural development
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The European Union has voted a two-million Euro grant for Ghana to design special programmes aimed at transforming the cultural landscape of the countrY
SUNYANI :
Sunyani residents mix up electoral exercises
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Some residents in Sunyani municipality have mistaken the on-going exercise by the Electoral Commission to replace torn, defaced or lost voter’s identification cards to be the general registration exercise.
(ANAJI) SAEMA :
Determine to alleviate poverty
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Anthony E. Amoah,  has commissioned a modern office complex for the Anaji Christ the King Credit Union (ACTKCU) saying that the move demonstrates that poverty could be alleviated only if those involved were determined to do so.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asantehene advocates ICT revolution in Ghana
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has advocated the formulation of policies and instruments that could be used to bring the benefit of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to bear on the daily lives of Ghanaians.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Don’t meddle in Bawku conflict - Nayiri
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Nayiri, Naa Bohugu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga, King of Mamprugu, has urged politicians and political commentators to refrain from making irresponsible pronouncements about the situation in Bawku to score political points.
(ASESEWA) MANYA KROBO:
Rural Banks urged to embrace "one day loan" system
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Mr Duke Osam-Duodu, Deputy Director of the Apex Bank, has urged rural banks to embrace the concept of ‘one day loan’ to bring  banking services to the door step of rural folk.
(DZODZE)KETU NORTH:
Ketu-North fails again to elect a Presiding Member
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Newly created Ketu-North District Assembly has for the second consecutive time, failed to elect its first Presiding Member (PM).
(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Man arrested for stealing water meters
Tuesday, March 18 2008
A 65-year-old plastic waste collector, Mr Offei Ashia, has been arrested by the Dansoman Divisional Police for stealing two water meters belonging to the St. Margaret Mary Senior High School.
(ADISADEL COLLEGE) CAPE COAST:
Adisadel student laid to rest
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The mortal remains of Mustapha Abdul Gafaru, a final year science student of Adisadel College in Cape Coast who jumped to his death on Sunday from the fourth floor of the schools’ new storey building, was on Monday buried at the Asokyeano cemetery after Muslim prayers at the Adisadel community mosque
(TAKORADI) NPP:
Kofi Coomson launches Parliamentary bid
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Nana Kofi Coomson, Publisher of the Ghanaian Chronicle newspaper said, he was determined to provide transparent leadership if elected as a Member of Parliament for the Effia-Kwesiminstim Constituency under the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(AGYEMANKROM) DORMAA :
Guard against bushfires- Minsiter
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and President’s Special Initiatives, has advised fire-prone communities in Dormaa Municipality to take a cue from the recent fire disasters and help prevent future recurrence.
(BOKA AGLOE) JOMORO :
Ghana drilled oil in the past
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Evidence of commercial oil drilling in Ghana in the latter parts of the 19th Century till the Second World War is abundant and clear at Boka Agloe, a small community in the Jomoro District in the Western Region.
NATIONAL :
Survey reveals rich mineral deposits in Volta Basin
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The acting Director of the Geological Survey Department (GSD), Mr John Agyei Duodu, has expressed optimism that Ghana is on the threshold of discovering minerals in commercial quantities in the Volta Lake Basin.
ELECTORAL COMMISSION:
Voter’ ID Replacement exercise is to prevent double registration
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Lost Voter’ Identity Card Replacement Exercise is to prevent double registration during the revision of voters register in May, Mr George Gyaabah, Deputy Western Regional Director of Electoral Commission (EC), has said.
(OBUASI):
CPP will create jobs for Ghanaians - Dr Nduom
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Government of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), would ensure that adequate support was given to the private sector to enable it provide more jobs for Ghanaians, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the party’s Presidential Candidate has said.
(KUMASI) NPP:
KNUST Branch of the NPP supports Nana Akufo-Addo’s Task Force
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST) branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) said it was delighted and proud to be part of the process that elected Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as presidential candidate of the party.
(ATIMPOKU) POLITICS:
Political parties confer on transitional processes
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Political Parties with representation in Parliament, have underscored the need for the nation to prepare adequately for future transitions after the conduct of Election 2008 and its transitional process.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy names squad against Mexico
Tuesday, March 18 2008

Claude Le Roy has handed debut call ups to three players for Ghana’s March 26 friendly with Mexico in London.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Universitiy of Ghana to host WAUG 2008
Tuesday, March 18 2008

This year’s West African Universities’ Games will be held at the University of Ghana, Legon from Saturday, March 22 and ends on Saturday, March 29.

(SUNYANI) NPP:
Upper West NPP embarks on "Operation Restore Heritage"
Tuesday, March 18 2008
The Upper West Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has started implementing a vote catching programme that would ultimately restore the region to the Danquah/Busia/Dombo tradition in the December elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben fc head coach resign
Tuesday, March 18 2008

The coach of Kessben fc, Frimpong Manso has resigned from the club.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Anthony Annan joins Stabaek to keep fit
Tuesday, March 18 2008

Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan has joined Norwegian giants Stabaek on a special loan deal that will see him leave the club when the transfer window for the major leagues in Europe opens.

NATIONAL :
Presidential jet is state priority-Kan Daapah
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Defence Minister Albert Kan Dapaah says the government is acquiring two executive jets, not one, as has been suggested in ongoing public debate over plans to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces and said the acquisition is not only necessary but also a state priority.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tamale to host Ghana game
Tuesday, March 18 2008

The Tamale Sports Stadium in Tamale would host its first ever Ghana match ever on March 30 when the Black Stars begin the preliminary round qualifiers of the new African Nations Championship.

(BUI) TAIN:
Minister urges people of Bui to support government
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister  has urged the people of Bui in the Tain District to vote massively to retain the New Patriotic Party in power in this year’s elections taking into consideration expected socio-economic benefits they will gain from a new hydro-power facility being built in the area.
(CHIANA) KASSENA NANKANA:
Religion should not debar women from politics - Educationist
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Ms Claudia Amenga-Etego, a Retired Educationalist, has said religion should not be used as yardstick to debar women from politics but rather allow them to get actively involved in it.
NATIONAL:
Livelihood Empowerment disbursements begin tomorrow
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), will from tomorrow start receiving their grants in the pilot phase, Frema Opare, Deputy Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, has said.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Teachers rewarded for hard work
Tuesday, March 18 2008
No school in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) District recorded zero percent in the 2006/2007 Basic Education Certificate  Examination (BECE).
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Assembly holds durbar for women
Tuesday, March 18 2008
As part of activities marking this year’s International Women’s Day, World Vision in collaboration with the Ga West Municipal Assembly, has organised a three-day worshop at Amasaman for 13 women groups on gender issues.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Centre establishes entrepreneurship clubs in Ashanti schools
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Mrs. Elizabeth Fokuo, Head of the Entrepreneurship and Finance Department of Kumasi Polytechnic, has said her outfit has established entrepreneurship clubs in nine schools in the Ashanti Region.
 
(BLA) HOHOE:
Mentally challenged man commits suicide
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Emmanuel Agbeko, 36, a mentally challenged man of Lolobi-Kumasi in the Hohoe District, has committed suicide by hanging.
    
(JUABENG) EJISU-JUABENG:
Government to pay fees for teachers in distant education
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Government would pay the fees for teachers who undertake Diploma in Basic Education under the Distant Education Programme from this year.
(KLO-BEGORO) YILO KROBO:
GHACEM compensates farmers
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Ghana Cement Works (GHACEM) Limited on Tuesday presented a cheque for GH¢ 70, 078 as compensation to 60 farmers whose crops were destroyed as a result of the establishment of a limestone quarry at Odugblase/Klo-Begoro, a community between the Yilo and the Manya Krobo Districts.
(MENUSU) KADJEBI:
Operation to clampdown on cocoa smuggling
Tuesday, March 18 2008
A special anti-cocoa smuggling taskforce would soon begin a "sting operation" to clampdown on cocoa smugglers and their collaborators in the security services along the country’s eastern and western frontiers.
(NTIRIBUOHO) AFIGYA-KWABRE:
Citizens raise funds for development projects
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The people of Ntiribuoho in the Afigya-Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region, are raising 40,000 Ghana Cedis for the completion of a library complex and the construction of KVIP toilet for the Junior High School in the town.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Sixteen million gallons of water lost daily
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Alhaji Abubakr Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has said potable water supply in the country was 85 million gallons as against demand of 150 million gallons and much of the loss was through illegal connections.
KUMASI (KMA):
Inadequate funds affecting education delivery
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director General of Education Service (GES), has said lack of adequate funds and resources is the main problem affecting the service.
(KONONGO) ASANTE-AKIM NORTH:
Private entrepreneurs urged to pay approved wages
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu,  has called on employers to give approved salaries and wages to their workers to ensure maximum productivity.
WA :
Three regions record high deaths in TB
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The Brong-Ahafo, Upper West and Central Regions accounted for more than one-third of 697 deaths caused by tuberculosis in the country in 2006, according to the National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme (NTCP) records.
NATIONAL :
VRA loses service transmission lines in rainstorm
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has said it lost some service transmission lines in parts of Ashanti and Eastern Regions during last Sunday’s rainstorm and appealed to the general public to bear with the Authority whilst service was restored.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level of Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on March 18, 2008.
ASSIN SOUTH :
Assembly inaugurates APRM oversight committee
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The Assin South District has inaugurated the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Oversight Committee to assess the performance of the districts and advise on the way forward for the development of the district.
NATIONAL :
Government working on private sector anti-corruption policy - Ghartey
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Government has urged corporate institutions to partner it to develop a private sector anti-corruption policy that will protect the integrity of operators within the sector and also bridge the gap in the country’s anti-corruption legislation.
(BUDUMBURAM) AWUTU SENYA :
Police break up demonstration at Refugee Camp
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Ghanaian Security Agencies have carried out a special exercise at the Buduburam Refugee Settlement, near the national capital, to arrest Liberian refugees for continuing with their illegal demonstration.
NATIONAL :
Government to pay fees for teachers
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Government would pay the fees for teachers who undertake Diploma in Basic Education under the Distant Education Programme from this year.
NATIONAL :
US build capacity of CEPS
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), with the assistance of the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency (USCBP), has established an Internal Affairs Unit to improve the Service’s enforcement efforts.
(TAKORADI) SEKONDI TAKORADI METROPOLITAN :
Bakers use dangerous chemicals to bake
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The health of consumers of flour products in the Takoradi metropolis is in danger as some of the bakers have reverted to the use of potassium bromate in baking bread and pastries
(CHIANA)KASSENA-NANKANA:
Religion should not debar women from active Politics
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Ms Claudia Amenga-Etego, a Retired Educationalist, has stated that religion should not be used as yardstick to debar women from politics but rather allowed them to get actively involved in it.
(BUI) NPP:
Minister urges people of Bui to support NPP
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has urged the people of Bui in Tain District to vote massively to retain the New Patriotic Party in power in this year’s elections taking into consideration expected socio-economic benefits they will gain from a new hydro-power facility being built in the area.
(KONONGO) NPP:
Asante-Akim North NPP youth wing inaugurated
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Nana Adu Asabere, Chairman of the Asante-Akim North Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on the Party’s youth to mount a massive campaign to canvass for more votes to enable the Party retain its seat in upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.
(KUMASI) NPP:
"My decision is to salvage the party"- Ayisi Boateng
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Mr George Ayisi Boateng, an aspirant of the Subin constituency parliamentary seat of the NPP, has said his decision to contest the seat was to salvage the dwindling fortunes of the party in its strongholds.
HO:
No high incidence of loss cards
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Good care for voter identity cards rather than perceived lack of publicity and difficulty in locating replacement centres might be responsible for low response to the replacement exercise in the Volta region, officials said.
     
(CAPE THREE POINTS) AHANTA WEST :
Will Ghana lose its oil dream?
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The activities of fishermen along the coast of the Western Region are posing a serious threat to the oil exploration activities currently taking place off the coast of Cape Three Points.
NATIONAL:
Peace, a responsibility of all – Blay
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The First Deputy Speaker, Mr Freddie Blay has called for collective responsibilities among all key players in sustaining peace in the West African sub-region.
(CASTLE) AMA:
President Kufuor receives Letters of Credence of five new Ambassadors
Wednesday, March 19 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has received Letters of Credence of five new Ambassadors and High Commissioners appointed to the country at the Osu Castle.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC Odododiodioo executives to vet aspirants vying for seat
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Aspirants vying for the Odododiodioo seat in this year’s elections on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would be vetted by the Constituency and regional Executives of the party on Thursday.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Minority unhappy with purchase of two aircrafts
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The Minority in Parliament on has registered its reservations on the manner in which the Government intends to purchase two aircrafts, describing the arrangement as unconstitutional, lacking clarity and insensitive to the real needs of the people.
BAWKU :
Bawku left out of LEAP
Wednesday, March 19 2008
A Deputy Director in charge of Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation at the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment,
Mawutor Ablo has disclosed the first batch of cash grants under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP)  programme in all beneficiary districts except the Bawku Municipality in the Upper East Region.
NATIONAL:
Kofi Adda out of office
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Government has relieved Mr Joseph Kofi Adda of his post as the Energy Minister.
(AMANFROM) KMA:
Severe rainstorm damages schools, clinic in Kumasi
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Blocks of classrooms at Amanfrom cluster of schools had their roofs ripped off and a local clinic destroyed when a severe rainstorm hit Kumasi and its environs on Tuesday.
(ANKAMU) GOMOA:
Free physiotherapy for physically challenged children
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Eighteen senior students and three lecturers from the University of Southern California, USA, have ended a ten-day occupational therapy programme at the Mephibosheth Training Centre, a school for physically and mentally challenged children at Gomoa Ankamu.
(ATIA) TECHIMAN :
Make spraying exercise permanent- Chief
Thursday, March 20 2008
The Chief of Atia, near Nsuta in Techiman, Nana Appiah Zakaria who is also the 2007 best municipal chief farmer  has appealed to the government to make the mass spraying of cocoa a permanent exercise.
(AKURABUOKROM) ATWIMA-MPONUA:
Ghanaians urged to wage war on corruption
Thursday, March 20 2008
A Catholic Bishop has appealed to Ghanaians to fight all forms of vices that tended to destroy the moral and social fabric of the country.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Vote parties out when they fail to deliver
Thursday, March 20 2008
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor has said politicians who fail to meet the expectations of the people should be voted out of power.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Osei admitted being “occasional” drug user
Thursday, March 20 2008
A Crime Scene Expert from the Ghana Police Service has said that Thomas Osei, the man who drove into the President’s car, told interrogators that he was an "occasional" user of cocaine and the last time he used the drug was a day before the accident.
(YEJI) PRU:
Fulanis call for peaceful co-existence
Thursday, March 20 2008
Leaders of Fulani communities in Pru District of Brong-Ahafo Region, have appealed to the government and traditional authorities to save them from brutalities meted out to their herdsmen by some communities’ members and security agents.
(MAKOLA) AMA:
Sell inside Makola Market or lose stalls- Sanka Tetteh
Thursday, March 20 2008
Traders having stalls inside the Makola Market in Accra but rather sell their wares on the streets and pavements would forfeit their allocation.
(SEKONDI) SAEMA :
Four armed robbers jailed 200 years
Thursday, March 20 2008
A high court in Sekondi, has sentenced four suspected armed robbers to a total of 200 years imprisonment in hard labour.
(TEPA)AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Accept ageing as manageable natural phenomenon
Thursday, March 20 2008
Dr Isaac Akuamoah Boateng, Medical Superintendent at Tepa District Hospital in Ashanti Region, has advised Ghanaians to accept ageing as a natural phenomenon associated with changes that must be properly managed.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Intercontinental Bank outdoors two products
Thursday, March 20 2008
Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited has introduced two products, I-Cash and IBG Auto Promo, onto the financial market, as part of efforts to attain customer satisfaction.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NOTH:
Court offers to help teenager find work
Thursday, March 20 2008
A District Magistrate Court at Assin- Foso has offered to assist an unemployed teenager find work after he was brought before it for breaking into someone’s premises unlawfully.
(ADAMOROBE) AKWAPIM SOUTH:
Adamorobe appeal for police’s protection against land-guards
Thursday, March 20 2008
Mr Martin Djan Anakwah, Assembly-member of Adamorobe in the Akwapim South District has called on the police to assist in clamping-down on land-guards and other criminals’ activities in the area.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Guard against committing offences-Evangelist
Thursday, March 20 2008
Dr. Lawrence Tetteh, President of the World Miracle Outreach Ministry, has reiterated the need for peace and unity in the country, saying this is a crucial ingredient for development.
(YARIGA) BOLGA :
Farmers appeal to government to rehabilitate Vea Irrigation Project
Thursday, March 20 2008
Rice and tomato farmers in Bolgatanga have appealed to government to rehabilitate the Vea Irrigation facility, one of the oldest in the region constructed in the 1970’s for them.
BOLGATANGA:
Stakeholders of LEAP urged to make it a success
Thursday, March 20 2008
Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, has appealed to stakeholders of the National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) and the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) to support the programme and put in their best to make it succeed.
HOHOE:
Nurses build toilet for out-patients
Thursday, March 20 2008
A 2,200 Ghana-cedi five-seat water closet sponsored by the Hohoe branch of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA) has been inaugurated at the Hohoe District Hospital.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Chief institutes disciplinary measures to improve sanitation
Thursday, March 20 2008
The chief of Apam, Nana Effrim X, has announced the institution of spot fines to curb defecating and dumping of refuse along the beach.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
"Talk tax " bill passed
Thursday, March 20 2008
Parliament has passed the Communications Service Tax Bill after weeks of heated partisan debate by both the Majority and Minority sides of the House.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
1000 people receive health insurance
Thursday, March 20 2008
The Effutu Municipal Assembly has paid health insurance registration fees for some 1,000 people with disabilities in the area amounting to GH¢6,000 to enable them have access to subsidised medical care in times of ill health.
(BIMBILLA) NANUMBA NORTH:
Youth urged to resist political violence
Thursday, March 20 2008
Ms Agnes Gandaa, Coordinator of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Province Pastoral Conference (TEPPCON), has called on the youth to reject any politician who will instigate them into violence before, during or after the December general election.
NATIONAL:
Implement pro-poor policies to ensure food security
Thursday, March 20 2008
Stakeholders, including farmers in the three northern regions, have asked government to formulate and implement pro-poor policies aimed at ensuring food security for all Ghanaians.
AMA:
Ama Sumani passes away.
Thursday, March 20 2008
Ms. Ama Sumani is dead. She died Wednesday, March 19, 2008 around 4:00pm at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.
AMA:
MMDAs urged to promote mobile library services
Thursday, March 20 2008
Efforts by the Ghana Library Board to revive and promote the defunct Mobile Library Service (MLS) have reached its final take-off point, Mr Omari Tenkorang, Acting Executive Director of the Board, has said.
(COURT) SAEMA :
200 years for armed robbery
Thursday, March 20 2008
A high court in Sekondi, has sentenced four suspected armed robbers to a total of 200 years imprisonment in hard labour.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
New tariffs approved for hospita;
Thursday, March 20 2008
The Management of the Koforidua Regional Hospital has announced that the National Health Insurance Authority and the Ghana Health Service have approved new tariffs for medical care in all the country’s medical facilities.
    
AMA:
Ghana improves in human rights issues
Thursday, March 20 2008
 The Ghana government generally respected human rights and made significant improvements during 2007 although there were problems in several areas, including incidents of vigilante justice, according to the US annual Human Rights Report on Ghana released in Accra has stated
    
HO :
Court declines to hear juvinilecase.
Thursday, March 20 2008
A Ho Circuit Court has declined to hear a case involving two Junior High School boys aged 15 years each, who allegedly defiled a 16 year-old class five pupil.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam
Thursday, March 20 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, March 20, 2008.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor leaves for Paris
Thursday, March 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor this evening left for Paris, France, to launch the “Alliance for Africa Foundation,” an organization dedicated to the sustainable development of Africa.
NATIONAL:
Parliament okays presidential jet motion
Thursday, March 20 2008
Parliament on Wednesday after a marathon debate approved by a majority vote of 118 to 63 the loan agreement for the acquisition of air planes to consolidate the country’s security.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Ama Sumani is dead
Thursday, March 20 2008
Ms. Ama Sumani is dead. She died Wednesday, March 19, 2008 around 4:00pm at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.
(AMAKOM) KMA:
Student stabbed in Kumasi
Thursday, March 20 2008

A 17 year old Form Two student of Konongo-Odumasi Senior High School, has been allegedly stabbed to death by a member of an unidentified gang in Kumasi.

NKWANTA:
Government receives commendations for creating new districts
Thursday, March 20 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has advised communities to vote for political leaders with the vision of bringing development to their respective areas.

(MINISTRIES) AMA:
TUC applauds government efforts at reforms
Thursday, March 20 2008
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said, though the union is not satisfied with the pace of reforms in the public sector, it appreciated government’s effort in ensuring that workers got fair wages for work of equal value. 
(BUI) TAIN:
Agreement signed for acquisition of land for Bui project
Thursday, March 20 2008
The Bui Development Secretariat and major stakeholders on Wednesday signed documents for the acquisition of land for the Bui Development Project.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
Newmont’s Ahafo management commends Journalists
Thursday, March 20 2008
Management of the Ahafo project of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited has commended journalists for their immense contributions towards the enhancement of effective communication system between the people and the company.
    
( VE-KOLOENU) HOHOE:
Hohoe Zonal Senior High Schools hold cultural festival
Thursday, March 20 2008
Ms Juliet B. D. Kumah, Hohoe District Director of Education on Wednesday called for a holistic cultural rediscovery in the school system to uphold firmly the rich and positive values and norms bequeathed the nation by the forebears.
    
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA EAST:
Assembly members reject sitting allowance
Friday, March 21 2008

Members of the newly created Agona East District Assembly have rejected the two Ghana cedis offered them as sitting allowance and threatened to boycott subsequent meetings if the amount was not increased.
     

(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Sekyere Central elects PM
Friday, March 21 2008

One of the newly created districts in the Ashanti Region, Sekyere Central District Assembly has elected Mr. Ebenezer Afuakwa Sekyere, a retired educationist, as its Presiding Member (PM).

(ACCRA) AMA:
Ghanaian appointed to head Commonwealth Veterinary Association
Friday, March 21 2008

Ghana’s Veterinary Officer with the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission, Dr. Richard Suu-Ire has been elected as the president of Commonwealth Veterinary Association (CVA).

(ACCRA) AMA:
IDEG/Joy FM hold 2nd Ghana Speaks Lecture
Friday, March 21 2008

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with Joy Fm, an Accra based radio station, will hold this year’s "Ghana Speaks" lecture slated for March 26.

(ACCRA) AMA:
Ghanaians commemorate Good Friday
Friday, March 21 2008

Christians in Ghana are on Friday joining their counterparts all over the world to commemorate Good Friday, the anniversary of suffering, crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ some 2000 years ago.

(CASTLE) AMA:
President nominates DCEs/MCEs
Friday, March 21 2008

Following the creation of new districts and upgrading of some districts to Municipal and Metropolotan status, President John Agyekum Kufuor has nominated District/Municipal Chief Executives for consideration by the respective District/Municipal Assemblies.

CAPE COAST:
LEAP beneficiaries receive monies
Friday, March 21 2008

A total of GH¢1,120 had by Thursday 0820 hours been paid to 70 out of 73 persons registered to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in the Cape Coast Metropolis, since disbursement of the money began  on Wednesday.a

TECHIMAN:
Bank Manager urges Ghanaians to save
Friday, March 21 2008

Mr. Isaac Yeboah-Boateng, Techiman Branch Manager of the Ghana Commercial Bank, has advised Ghanaians to save to serve as investment and economic security.

(ACCRA) AMA:
Use of cocaine as aphrodisiac on the increase
Friday, March 21 2008

An increasing number of Ghanaians are now using hard drugs as aphrodisiacs, a narcotic expert, Dr J. B. Asare, has said.

(DOMEABRA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Student girls cautioned against acts that would disrupt their future
Friday, March 21 2008

Mrs. Belinda S. Addo, the Ashanti Regional Director of Education, has appealed to student girls to remain focused and desist from acts that would mar their future.

(ACCRA)AMA:
Greater accountability, end to impunity key to stability in Kenya –UN report
Friday, March 21 2008

While the violence that swept across Kenya months ago was triggered by disputed presidential polls, there were other underlying causes such as poverty and discrimination, United Nations human rights officials said, urging greater accountability and an end to impunity to address those issues and prevent further outbreaks.

HO:
Circuit Court declined to hear juvenile case
Friday, March 21 2008

A Ho Circuit Court has declined to hear a case involving two Junior High School boys aged 15 years each, who allegedly defiled a 16 year-old class five pupil.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Muslim Academy calls for investigations into student’s death
Saturday, March 22 2008
The Ghana Muslim Academy has appealed to the government to investigate circumstances that led to the death of Mr Abdul Gafaru Muastapha, a student of the Adisadel College, Cape Coast.
(COMMUNITY 11) TMA :
Christians advised to reflect on their lives
Saturday, March 22 2008
Members of the Tema Community 11 Apostolic Church have commemorated the death of Jesus Christ with a call on Christians to use the season to reflect and take stock of their lives.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Four centres record 66 cases of lost voters’ ID cards
Saturday, March 22 2008
The Electoral Commission’s exercise to replace lost, defaced or destroyed voters’ identification cards, its officials at Brakwa in the Asikuma Odobeng Brakwa District have recorded 66 cases
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
University of Mines and Technology to get GH¢8.3 million
Saturday, March 22 2008
University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa would be allocated GH¢8.3 million this year for its projects, Mr Fosuaba  Mensah Banahene, Administrator of Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has announced.
SUNYANI :
Residents arrest man for poisoning river
Saturday, March 22 2008
Mr Peter Asante, Assembly Member for Bofookrom in Sunyani Municipality and some residents have arrested one Kwaku Biesia for allegedly poisoning River Bisi in the area.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Cocoa farmers urged to consult extension officers
Saturday, March 22 2008
Mr Albert Akomaning, Oda District Cocoa Officer of the COCOBOD, has called on cocoa farmers to consult Agriculture experts in the course of applying chemicals to their trees
WA :
Alcohol abuse in the Upper West Region
Saturday, March 22 2008
Dr Elias Sory, Director-General of Ghana Health Service has expressed concern about high alcohol intake by the people in the Upper West Region and urged the District Assemblies and traditional leaders to team up and to bring the situation under control.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Syphilis cases on the rise in district
Saturday, March 22 2008
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Director of Ghana Health Service, Dr Luiz Amoussou-Gohungo, has observed that abstinence is a more effective way by the unmarried to avoid contracting Syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases.
(ASESEWA) UPPER MANYA :
Massive votes for DCE
Saturday, March 22 2008
Mr Joe Sam, New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Upper Manya Constituency in 1996 and 2000, has been confirmed as the District Chief Executive for the newly created Upper Manya District Assembly.
HO :
Ensure that Ghana wins December elections-Togbui Kotoku
Saturday, March 22 2008
Togbui Kotoku XI, Paramount Chief of Kpenoe Traditional Area in the Volta Region has challenged Christians in the country to ensure that Ghana emerged victorious in the December general elections.
CAPE COAST :
Adisadel College re-opens April 14
Saturday, March 22 2008
Adisadel College in Cape Coast is to re-open for first and second year students on April 14.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
House passes Talk Tax Bill
Saturday, March 22 2008
Parliament has passed the Communications Service Tax Bill after weeks of heated partisan debate by both the Majority and Minority sides of the House.
HOHOE :
Christians mark resurrection day in district
Sunday, March 23 2008
 The Reverend William Sakoe, Parish Priest of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Hohoe on Sunday urged leaders in society especially politicians, who engage in deception and enticement to gain advantage over the populace to change for the better in the wake of Jesus Christ’s resurrection.
(ADUM) KMA :
Christians encouraged to be committed to God.
Sunday, March 23 2008

In Kumasi, The Right Reverend Nuh Ben Abubekr, Bishop of Kumasi Methodist Diocese asked Christians to avoid searching for only material and monetary gains and be dedicated and committed to the worship of God to enable them to receive eternal life.

NATIONAL :
Easter celebrated by christians nationwide
Sunday, March 23 2008

Christians in Ghana are on Sunday celebrating Easter, the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which is the most important Christian festival, and the one celebrated with great joy.

AMA :
Professor Mills urges Ghanaians to be victorious over sin
Sunday, March 23 2008

Professor John Evans Atta Mills on Sunday urged Ghanaians to be victors over sin and  triumph over any acts that will  disturb the peace and stability of the country, especially during this election year.

(CASTLE) AMA:
President Kufuor returns home.
Sunday, March 23 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor, arrived in Accra this evening from France after a three-day official visit to that country.
   

(LEGON) GA EAST:
ICT key to solid education
Sunday, March 23 2008

Professor C.N.B Tagoe, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Legon, has observed that any educational system “worth its salt” should embrace innovations in Information Technology (IT).
    

(OLD TAFO) KMA :
Parents and Guardians urged to be more responsible
Sunday, March 23 2008

Mr Festus Efah-Konadu, Ejisu-Juaben District Director of the Department of Social Welfare, has emphasized that it is the responsibilities of parents and guardians to cater for their children to enable them play positive roles in the socio-economic advancement of Ghana.

BOLGATANGA :
World water day marked in region
Sunday, March 23 2008

The Upper East Region has marked this Year’s World Water Day with a call on all stakeholders to ensure that water bodies are protected and preserved for the welfare of human beings and the environment.

KWABRE :
Regional minister tours communities
Sunday, March 23 2008

Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, the Ashanti Regional Minister has stated that the recent creation of new districts by the government is good and must be commended.

AMA :
Help Age introduces program for aged
Sunday, March 23 2008

HelpAge Ghana, a non-governmental organisation on Saturday said it has adopted a three-year project to reduce poverty and marginalisation among the aged.

NATIONAL:
Don’t ask favours from DCEs - President Kufuor
Monday, March 24 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has advised assembly members of newly created districts against asking favours from district chief executives (DCEs) so that they can demand accountability from the DCEs.
WA :
Consumption of local gin very high
Sunday, March 23 2008

Dr. Elias Sory, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service has expressed concern about the high alcohol intake in the Upper West Region and urged the District Assemblies and traditional leaders to team up and find ways of bringing the situation under control.

(ATIBIE) KWAHU SOUTH:
Ferdinand Ayim Paragliding Festival opens at Atibie
Monday, March 24 2008
The Minister for Tourism and Diaspora Relations, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng has said that, the Tourism Industry is gradually assuming its rightful place inspite of the many infrastructural, legal and service problems that bedevil it.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Chiefs urged to be politically neutral during this year’s election
Monday, March 24 2008
The Chairman of the Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), Rev Dr Joseph Obiri Yaw Mante, has called on chiefs and traditional authorities to be politically neutral in this year’s general election.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFETU-SENYA:
Winneba marks Easter Sunday with church services
Monday, March 24 2008

Most Churches at Winneba on Sunday held church services to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ as part of the Easter festivities.
  

(DAMANGO) SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA: Gonja youth advised to respect chieftaincy institutions
Monday, March 24 2008
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has advised the people of Gonjaland, particularly the youth to continue to respect the chieftaincy institutions and stop meddling in chieftaincy affairs in order to ensure that peace prevailed in the area.
(NKWATIA) KWAHU: Ghanaians urged to assist the aged in society
Monday, March 24 2008
The Minister for Manpower, Youth and Employment, Nana Akomea has called on society to give fair treatment to the aged and also prepare the youth for future leadership roles.
(BUDUMBURAM) GOMOA:
Defiant Liberian Refugees continue protests
Monday, March 24 2008
Defiant Liberian refugees at the Buduburam camp in the Central region have continued their sit down protest barely 24 hours after the police arrested and subsequently repatriated 16 of them back home. 

NATIONAL: Government to renovate regional airports
Monday, March 24 2008
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport has paid a one day working visit to the Takoradi Airport.
NATIONAL:
UNHCR tells Ghana to stop deportation of Liberian refugees
Monday, March 24 2008
The UN refugee agency, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has urged the government to cease any further deportation of Liberian refugees in Ghana.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Assembly bags GH¢ 1.595 million in revenue
Monday, March 24 2008

The Deputy District Co-ordinating Director of the Tano South District Assembly, Daniel Nyaho-Darti, has appealed to the general public to honour their tax obligations, to enable the assembly generate more revenue for development.

NATIONAL:
Road Safety Commission calls for support
Monday, March 24 2008

The Executive Director of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr. Noble John Appiah, says the issue of road safety in the country, should not be left to the Commission, but rather be given fanatical attention by all well-meaning Ghanaians, and appropriate stakeholders.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Christians unite
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Oman Fm, an Accra-based private radio station has brought together Christians from all walks of life to interact and share ideas as part of celebrations marking Jesus’ resurrection.
(ACCRA) AMA :
$20 million to be invested into jatropha production
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Jatropha Africa Limited, a subsidiary of Lion Bridge Ventures in United Kingdom, is to invest 20 million dollars in Jatropha plantations to produce bio-diesel.
(KPONG) TMA :
Water plant needed- GWCL
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has underscored the need for the construction of a second water treatment plant  at Kpong to cater for the whole of Eastern Region, Tema Metropolis and parts of Accra.
(AKRAMAN) MFANTSEMAN :
Community gets electricity and school block
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The best means to alleviate poverty in the society is to empower the people through provision of facilities which can facilitate wealth creation, Mr. Robert Quainoo-Arthur, Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive, has said.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Domestic Violence Unit supported
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Effutu Municipal Assembly has pledged its full support and co-operation to ensure the effective operation of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the area.
(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM:
Farmers asked to negotiate for joint ownership of Pwalugu Tomato Factory
Tuesday, March 25 2008
A development expert has suggested to tomato farmers in the Upper East Region to negotiate with government for a joint ownership of the Pwalugu Tomato Factory.
    
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
100 District Officers arrested for diversion of cocoa
Tuesday, March 25 2008
One hundred District Officers of Evadox, a private licensed cocoa buying company, have been arrested for the alleged loss of cocoa from their depots.
(CANTOMENT) AMA :
Cocaine in police custody turns into flour
Tuesday, March 25 2008
It has now been established that a yellowish corn flour was used to substitute the cocaine kept at the Police Exhibits Store at the CID Headquarters adjacent to the Police Headquarters in Accra.
(ASSIN NSUEAM) ASSIN SOUTH :
Professor Fobih assists District Directorate of Education
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, has observed that the Education Reform Programme would ensure the provision of quality personnel to promote government’s vision for Ghana to attain a middle income status by 2015.
(LABONE) AMA :
Residents launch community fund
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Premier Care Limited and residents of Labone in Accra have launched the Premier Neighbourhood Development and Charity Foundation Fund to improve the standards of living of people in Labone and its environs.
(JUMAPO) NEW JUABEN :
Residents receive their share of LEAP
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Mr Lawrence Ofori-Addo, National Co-ordinator of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), said the initiative was aimed at complementing poverty alleviation strategies of government.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
Gonja youth advised to respect chieftaincy institutions
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has advised the people of Gonjaland, particularly the youth to continue to revere the chieftaincy institutions and meddling in chieftaincy affairs in order to ensure that peace prevailed in the area.
BAWKU :
Curfew in Bawku reviewed
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The period for the curfew on the Bawku Municipality, Zabugu, Binduri, Pusiga and Zoosi and their environs has been reviewed from 5:00 pm to 6:00 am to 8:00 pm to 5:00 am.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
41 Players called up to form local Black Stars
Tuesday, March 25 2008
A large pool of 41 local players gathered in Accra last week to begin preparations for the new African Nations Championship.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Eastern Region Hockey Association Inaugurated
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Chairman of the Ghana Hockey Association (GHA), Oko-Nikoi Dzani inaugurated the Eastern Region Hockey Association in a ceremony on Saturday, March 15, 2008 in Koforidua.
(KONONGO ODUMASI) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Student stabbed to death
Tuesday, March 25 2008
A form two student of the Konongo Odumasi Senior High School met his untimely death when he was stabbed last week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens ranked Africa’s second-best
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Women’s Olympic football hopefuls, Ghana have maintained its 45th position from the last rankings in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking released today by FIFA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
23 called for Queens camping
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has invited 23 players to report for camping at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram.
(SUNYANI) NEW JUABEN :
Regional minister to contest
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has launched his campaign to contest the Sunyani West Parliamentary seat in the December general election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tamale to host Ghana game
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will send representatives to the 2008 Beijing Olympics qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa in Abuja on Wednesday.
(MIM) ASUNAFO NORTH :
DCE urges muslims
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Alhaji Ishak Abubakar Bonsu, Asunafo North District Chief Executive, has advised Muslim youth to take education seriously and not to allow politicians to use them to engage in negative acts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
2010 World Cup to cost about 4 billion US dollars
Tuesday, March 25 2008
South African government’s expenditure on the 2010 Soccer World Cup will be upwards of 30 billion rand (3.75 billion U.S. dollars), a mid-term report released on Tuesday showed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ten Local players axed from camp
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Ten players of Ghana’s local Black Stars preparing for the  preliminary round qualifer against Niger in the new African Nations Championship have being sacked.
(MAMFE) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Fourteen perish in accident at Mamfe
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Fourteen people, mostly traders, were killed on the spot when a 33-seater Benz bus, on which they were travelling, ran into a Ford pickup at Tsotsoo village, near Mamfe Akwapim at about 06 00 hours on Tuesday.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Speakers bemoan absence of Ageing Policy
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Speakers at a workshop to dilate on issues affecting older persons on Tuesday bemoaned the delay in passing an Ageing Policy, since attempts were made in 1997.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Quiz competition for Ashanti, B/A training colleges
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Two teacher-training colleges in Brong-Ahafo at the weekend qualified for the semi-finals of the Annual Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo (ASHBA) sector quiz competition of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana in Kumasi.
(KIARA) SOUTH DAYI:
Pupils of Kaira portray value of education reforms
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The new educational reforms programme promises to bring out latent talents of children in basic schools, especially those in the rural areas as demonstrated by pupils of Kaira Basic School in the South Dayi District.
(BAWIESIBAI) SISSALA EAST:
Bawiesibai youth give Fulani herdsmen four days ultimatum
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Members of the Bawiesibai Youth and Development Association (BAYADA) in Sissala East District have given Fulani herdsmen who have invaded the area with their cattle and causing massive destruction to the environment and water bodies four days ultimatum to leave.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWE-ATWIMA-KWANWOMA:
BAK wins inter-districts reading and spelling competition
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma (BAK) District emerged winners in the inter-district reading and spelling competition organised by the Ghana Book Trust (GBT) for lower and upper primary schools from the Ashanti Region in Kumasi.
(KASAPIN) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Cocoa farmers happy about new price
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Cocoa farmers in some communities in Asunafo North District have expressed gratitude to the government for the recent increment in the price of cocoa.
    
TECHIMAN:
A seven-year-old pupil dies in an accident
Tuesday, March 25 2008
A seven-year-old pupil of Morning Star Preparatory School, Juliet Amponsah, died on admission at the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman at the weekend following injuries she sustained after being knocked down by a taxi cab.
(BOMPATA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Model school project suffers set-back
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Mr Samuel Agyapong, Headmaster of Presbyterian Senior High School at Bompata in the Asante-Akim South District, has expressed concern about the slow pace of work on the model school project being undertaken in the school.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Apam Hospital records seven births during Easter
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Authorities at Apam Catholic Hospital recorded seven births made up of four females and three males between Good Friday and Easter Monday.
    
(NINGO) DANGME WEST:
GES School Selection, Placement System lauded
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Ghana Education Service’s School Selection and Placement System has been lauded as a better programme that has ensured that students from junior high schools are evenly and equitably placed in the various senior high schools across the country without discrimination.
(WLI) HOHOE:
Student drowns in waterfall
Tuesday, March 25 2008
Kennedy Agbeko Adoboe, 25-year old student of the Ghana Secondary Senior High School (GHANASS) in Koforidua, got drowned in the Wli Waterfall in the Hohoe District during an Easter picnic last Monday.
(BURMA CAMP) AMA:
Armed Forces to introduce abridged code of conduct
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) would next week introduce a pocket size version of the Forces code of ethics for all soldiers, Lieutenant General Joseph B. Danquah, Chief of Defence Staff has said.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Children’s English skills to be tested
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that proficiency in English in schools is on the ascendancy as it is the medium of instruction from Primary four and also the medium of diagnostic or formative assessment.
(DJANMAN) GA WEST :
Communities get new herbal centre
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Members of Sumsum Herbal Centre at Djanman near Amasaman in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region are constructing a new herbal centre at the cost of about 20,000 Ghana cedis.
(KORLE) AMA :
Invest in youth is for future advancement – MP
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Investment in child and youth programmes should be regarded as an important human resource development venture for future national development and survival.
(KWAMANG) ASANTE MAMPONG :
Philanthropist builds GH¢80,000 computer centre
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Mr Joseph Kweku Duku, 52, Businessman and Philanthropist, has built a computer centre, library and staff common room estimated at 80,000 Ghana cedis for Seventh Day Adventist Junior High School at Kwamang.
(APRADE) KMA :
Capitation grant increases school enrolment in Kumasi
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Basic school enrolment in the Kumasi metropolis has been increasing by 10 per cent each year since the introduction of the capitation grant.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
University students offer free dental service
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A 20-member student group from the University of Ghana Dental School and the University of Buffalo, United States of America, have jointly offered a three-day free dental service to 300 people in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) district.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level above minimum
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, March 25.
(YOROGO) BONGO :
Orphanage Home receives support
Wednesday, March 26 2008
City FM, an Accra based FM station has presented a cash donation of 2000 Ghana cedis and other foodstuff to Mama Lady Mothers Foster Home in Yorogo near Bongo District in the Upper East Region.
(AHOE MARKET) HO :
Market needs potable water-Queen
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Madam Grace Gbongbon, Market Queen of Ho Ahoe Market has appealed to the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to as a matter of urgency provide the Market with potable water.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
Research into auto-immune diseases to begin
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) is to begin a study into auto-immune diseases in Ghana, officials of the institute have said.
(FOSU LAGOON) CAPE COAST :
Fishing banned in 3rd most polluted lagoon
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned residents of Cape Coast to immediately stop eating fish from the Fosu Lagoon.
HO :
Less criminal activities recorded
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Christians and holidaymakers in the Ho Municipality celebrated this year’s Easter peacefully with less reported criminal cases.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
GHC 20, 000 goes to some selected homes.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Baptist School Complex and the Orphanage  in Suhum  and the Mama Lardi Foster Home in  Bolgatanga have been supported with items and cash worth over  GH 20,000.
AMA :
Ama Sumani to be buried next month.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The cancer patient, Ama Sumani, who died a week ago while undergoing treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, will be buried in Wenchi in the Brong-Ahafo region on April 25.
BOLGATANGA :
MCE commends MTTU.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A total number of 56 people were killed in motor accidents in the Upper East Region last year while 116 others were injured, Mr. Kwaku Bempah, Upper East Regional Commander of the MTTU, has told the GNA in an interview.
  
SISSALA EAST:
Entrepreneurship demands discipline.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The 2007 National Best Farmers, Alhaji Abdul Salam Akati has advised entrepreneurs to be discipline and honest in their dealings with their employees and clients.
    
(SAMAN ABOTAR PARK) KEEA:
Why not compulsory registration for NHIS?
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipal Chief executive, Mr George Frank Asmah, has suggested that registration for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) should be made compulsory to ensure that all Ghanaians are covered.
(ANFAANI) TAMALE:
Use donor fund judiciously
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Ms Christa Van De Sprenge, a 26-year-old volunteer from the Netherlands has urged both local and international donor communities to ensure a judicious use of donations for the benefit of the needy.
(AWUTU) AWUTU SENYA:
Search for selling points
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Mr Kofi Ahiabor, Presiding over a District Magistrate’s Court at Awutu, called on the national security agencies to search for selling points of stolen electricity cables.
    
(KOTOKURABA) CAPE COAST :
Mentally challenged woman steals toddler.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A 33-year-old woman who is alleged to be mentally ill but attempted to steal a four-year old girl at the Kotokuraba Market was  charged with child stealing by a circuit court at Cape Coast.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Modern markets to be built for all regional capitals.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The government would use part of the millennium bond that is being sold to build modern markets for every regional capital in the country.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
Military inspects explosive object
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Military Personnel from the First Battalion of Infantry, Mitchell Camp on Tuesday inspected the Ashaiman scrap yard to investigate circumstances leading to a bomb blast at the place on Friday.
CAPE COAST:
Ghanaian fathers urged to be more sensitive
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Miss. Mary Koomson, a senior staff midwife at the Central Regional Hospital in Cape Coast, has appealed to men to pay maternity bills of their wives after delivery.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Obuasi initiates sister-city relations with Riverside, USA
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A 33-member delegation from the Riverside of California, USA is to visit Obuasi in September this year as part of preparatory arrangements to formalize sister-city relations between the two cities.
(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
Fishermen urged to abstain from Songa Saturn Oil Rig
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The 2007 National Best Fisherman, Mr. Kow Osafo-Kotu, has appealed to fishermen to stay away from the Songa Saturn Oil Rig at Cape Three Point in the Western Region.
HOHOE:
Labourer arraigned for assault
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Divine Okore, loading boy at the Hohoe branch of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has been remanded in prison custody by a Hohoe Circuit Court for assault and resisting arrest.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
MP donates relief items to victims
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Mr. Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori, Member of Parliament for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, has donated relief items to rainstorm victims at Brakwa.
(HO) HMA:
Couples urged to register traditional marriages
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Couples in traditional marriages have been urged to register such marriages in order to avoid problems relating to succession in the event of the death of one of them.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi gets new Archbishop
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the Most Rev. Thomas Kweku Mensah as the new Archbishop of Kumasi to replace Archbishop Peter K. Sarpong who has retired after having reached the official retirement age of 75 years.
(ASESEWA) UPPER MANYA:
Upper Manya District confirms DCE
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Assembly members of the newly created Upper Manya District in the Eastern Region have confirmed Hon. Joe Sam, the president’s nominee as District Chief Executive at Asesewa.
(KUFFOUR-CAMP) ATWIMA-MPONUA:
Rainstorm claims one life and renders hundreds homeless
Wednesday, March 26 2008
One child lost his life whilst about 100 people were rendered homeless when a severe rainstorm hit Kuffour-Camp in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti on Tuesday. 
(FIEMA) NKORANZA:
Assembly to the aid of BECE candidates
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Nkoranza District Assembly has donated GH¢ 3,000 to the district education directorate to organize a mock examination for final year students in junior high schools to prepare them for the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
(AHYIAYEM) NKORANZA:
Director of Education cautions parents
Wednesday, March 26 2008
Parents have been cautioned against shirking their responsibilities in the training of their children to avoid drifting into social vices such as armed robbery, hard drugs, alcoholism and prostitution.
(ADISADEL) CAPE COAST:
Adisadel College sets up committee of enquiry
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A five-member committee of enquiry was on Wednesday inaugurated by the Board of Governors of the Adisadel College, to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a final year student of the school.
(MAMFE) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Death toll in Mamfe accident increases to 15
Wednesday, March 26 2008
One more person has been confirmed dead at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital bringing the death toll of the Mamfe accident to 15.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Assembly to help train and settle prisoners
Wednesday, March 26 2008
The Kassena Nankana District Assembly is to support trained inmates of the Navrongo Central Prisons to set up small scale businesses after they are discharged.
(RIDGE) AMA:
Accomodation facility for first G/R SHS beneficiary of GETFund
Thursday, March 27 2008
Sheikh I.C Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister has inaugurated an eight-unit staff bungalow valued at GH¢600,000 cedis for the Accra High School to address its accommodation needs.
(ACCRA) AMA :
CEPS faces public
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Commissioner of Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) will address a public forum on Friday, March 28 to address concerns of stakeholders.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President shifts Bawku crisis mediation efforts to gear
Thursday, March 27 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has met with a delegation of Mamprusi elders, opinion and youth leaders at the Castle, Osu, as part of a process launched to help end the violent clashes in Bawku in the Upper East Region.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Natural hazard causes power outage - Municipal Director
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr Henry Richardson, the Birim Central Municipal Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has explained that the main causes of power outages in the municipality was due to natural hazard and not intentional.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Boost for community development
Thursday, March 27 2008
Dr. David Kwabena Amponsah, a Lecturer at Troy University in the United States has donated GH¢ 1000 to support on-going development projects in Busunya in the Nkoranza North District of the Brong-Ahafo region.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH :
Rainstorm displaces over 100 people
Thursday, March 27 2008
A severe rainstorm that hit Fomena in the Adansi North district and its surrounding communities has destroyed 70 houses and displaced 108 people.
(BEPOSO) ASANTE MAMPONG :
Chief speaks out on downward trend of education
Thursday, March 27 2008
Nana Boamah Kwabi IV, Omanhene of Beposo traditional area has expressed concern about the downward trend of education in the town and blamed the teachers, parents and pupils for the problem.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA :
Metro mass drivers allegedly siphoning diesel
Thursday, March 27 2008
Two Metro Mass Transport (MMT) drivers have appeared before a Magistrate’s court at Breman Asikuma, for allegedly siphoning diesel from the bus they were working with.
(ACCRA) AMA :
NYEP employees to get allowance arrears
Thursday, March 27 2008
All arrears due employees under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) will be paid within the next two weeks.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Insurance Agents appeal to join SSNIT scheme
Thursday, March 27 2008
Some Commission Agents of Insurance Companies in the Kumasi metropolis have said they should be allowed to contribute to the Social Security and National Insurance.
(ACCRA) AMA :
GREDA to hold housing show in Europe
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) has said it would embark on a three-country Housing Road show as part of activities to mark its 20th anniversary celebrations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana pay dearly to Mexico
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mexico came from behind with a storming second-half performance, capped by an 88th-minute Pavel Pardo penalty, to beat Ghana, 2-1.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
South Africa 3-0 Paraguay
Thursday, March 27 2008
World Cup hosts, South Africa, secured a deserved 3-0 victory over their own South American opposition, Paraguay.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Egypt 0-2 Argentina
Thursday, March 27 2008
African champions Egypt were beaten 2-0 by the world’s top ranked side, Argentina, on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Competition for striking places
Thursday, March 27 2008
Ghana coach Claude Le Roy says the local national team would help him find other striking options as the Black Stars build up for the 2010 World Cup/Africa Nations Cup qualifying campaign in June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL Board meets clubs on April 1
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Division One Board (DOLB) will on Tuesday, April 1, hold a meeting with clubs billed to participate in the 2008 National Division One League.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
GTTA selects 12 for Africa Championship
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has selected 12 players for the Africa Juniors and Cadets Championship fixed for April 3-13 in Alexandria, Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Togo to host Benin in Accra
Thursday, March 27 2008
Togo has adopted the Ohene Djan Stadium as their home ground for the first leg of the qualifying series for the novelty Africa Nations Champions (CHAN) to be held in Cote d’Ivoire next year.
(MAMPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Mamfe accident victims visited
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu, the Eastern Regional Minster has paid a visit to the victims of the last Tuesday’s fatal accident on the Mamfe road killing at least 15 people
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Nigeria scuttle Ghana’s Olympic dreams
Thursday, March 27 2008
Nigeria’s Olympics football team shut Ghana’s hopes of a second appearance quadrennial football tournament with a comfortable 3-0 win over South Africa.
(AJUMAKO ) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM:
Chieftancy is not for sale
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Omanhene of Ajumako Traditional Area, Okokodurfo Ogyeabour Nana Kwame Hammah Ababio II, has cautioned kingmakers and elders against the selling of chieftaincy positions to rich people who were not royals.
(SUHUM ) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Local alcohol operators to help fight TB
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr Ofosu Asamoah, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister has called on sellers of Akpeteshie and other alcoholic beverages to clean their glasses and calabashes well to help reduce the spread of tuberculosis (TB).
    
(APAM) GOMOA :
Man attempst suicide
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Apam District Magistrate’s Court has ordered that Kwame More, a 20 year old man, be sent to the Ankaful Psychiatric hospital for the determination of his mental status before he is be brought back to face an attempted suicide charge.
   
(ALATA KOKWADO) AESDA :
University lecturer eyes MCE seat.
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr Robert Andrews Ekow Ghunney, a Lecturer at University of Education, Winneba (UEW), and a nominee for the post of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Effutu has promised to help promote education in the area if given the nod by the Assembly.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Government owes us 10 per cent.
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr James Ekow Amissah, Acting Executive Secretary of the Civil Servants Association, has expressed concerned about the inability of government to pay the 10 per cent salary arrears to members of the association.
NAITONAL :
Living conditions are managable
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, has said that although Ghana’s economy has not reached the best level yet, the facts on the ground suggest that living conditions are not deteriorating.
(CHIRADA) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Youth in agric call for early delivery of inputs
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Kintampo-North District Co-ordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), Mr. Paul Adu, has called for the early delivery of inputs, and funds, needed to support the Youth in Agriculture module, since the rains have commenced.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Decongestion of Nsawam Prisons underway
Thursday, March 27 2008
In a bid to decongest the Nsawam Prisons, the Ghana Prisons Service, in partnership with some agencies such as the Centre for Human Rights and Civil Liberties, the Police Service and the Ghana Bar Association, have tried ten out of 2,735 remand prisoners at a circuit court in the prison.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
Agona communities benefit from LEAP
Thursday, March 27 2008
One hundred and seventy five vulnerable children in four communities are to receive  a total of GH¢ 1,194 under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) progarmme in the Agona area.
(MAMPONG) ASANTE MAMPONG:
Mampong citizens abroad donate towards hospital project
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mampong Kontonkyi Kroye Kuo, a development-orientd association of Asante-Mampong citizens resident in New York and New Jersey in the USA, has donated 7,000 dollars towards the construction of a children’s ward at the Mampong District Hospital.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU WEST:
Kwahu Students Union commends government
Thursday, March 27 2008
The National Union of Kwahu Students has commended the government for the massive infrastruture development in the Kwahu Traditional Area.
(BADU) TAIN:
Eigty five million dollars for the road sector
Thursday, March 27 2008
Parliament has approved a loan of 85 million dollars from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust towards the construction of a number of roads nationwide.
(HODZO) HO:
Hodzo area schools get GH¢ 13,000 ICT centre
Thursday, March 27 2008
Caltech Ventures Limited, an Agro based Company on Thursday, commissioned an Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre worth over GH¢ 13,000 for the Hodzo area schools in the Ho Municipal area.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Formal education for prison inmates
Thursday, March 27 2008
The Kumasi Central Prisons has initiated a comprehensive educational programme in the prison yard to enable its Junior High School and Senior High School student inmates to continue their education whiles serving their sentences.
(OLD TAFO) KMA:
Work on ulttra modern police station begins at Tafo
Thursday, March 27 2008
Mr Kofi Duku Arthur, Commissioner of Police (COP) and Director General of the Technical Services of the Police on Thursday, cut the sod for the commencement of an Ultra Modern Police Station and Barracks at Old Tafo in the Kumasi Metropolis.
    
TECHIMAN :
Move to enhance food security in Municipality
Friday, March 28 2008
A two-day workshop aimed at ensuring food security by enhancing the capacity of a network of producers in the Techiman area has opened in Techiman.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
Refine cultural practices
Friday, March 28 2008
The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Freddie Blay, has called for the need to refine our cultural practices to conform to modern day development.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level above minimum
Friday, March 28 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, March 27.
NATIONAL :
Ducks and rice major factors in bird flu outbreaks- UN agency
Friday, March 28 2008
Ducks, rice and people, and not chickens, have emerged as the most significant factors in the spread of avian influenza in Thailand and Viet Nam, according to a study carried out by a group of experts from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and associated research centres.
(ADIEMBRA) ATWIMA MPONUA
Adiembra Irrigation Project to be completed in May
Friday, March 28 2008
Civil works on Adiembra Irrigation Project under the small farms irrigation project is expected to be complete in May this year
(TEMA) TMA :
TMA records over 300 tuberculosis cases in 2007
Friday, March 28 2008
Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate recorded 394 tuberculosis cases in 2007 bringing the case detection rate in the metropolis to 20.4.
WA :
Fruit Processing Factory established
Friday, March 28 2008
An indigenous factory for fruit processing to utilize  fruits in the Upper West Region has been inaugurated at Wa.
(SWEDRU) AGONA :
GT institutes rewards for informants
Friday, March 28 2008
The Agona Swedru Area Branch of the Ghana Telecommunications Company (GT), has instituted a reward of 1,000 Ghana Cedis for persons who arrest cable thieves and 500 Ghana Cedis for informants.
(AGONA KWANYAKO) AGONA :
100,000 gallons of water to be produced
Friday, March 28 2008
Mr Godwin Kweku Dovlo, Central Regional Manager of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL)  has said the company would produce 100,000 gallons of water every day when the Cape Coast and Mankessim water projects were completed in September this year.
(DANSOMAN) AMA:
New lead to Dansoman murder and robbery case
Friday, March 28 2008
The Dansoman police have now established that the 72- year-old pensioner who was murdered recently at Dansoman Estate, in Accra, was killed by his grandson and three others.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly endorses Chief Executive
Friday, March 28 2008
Mr George Mireku Duker, has been unanimously endorsed as Chief Executive for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly by the 37-member assembly at its maiden sitting at Tarkwa.
(AYETEPA) DANGME WEST :
Headmaster worried about female students.
Friday, March 28 2008
The Headmaster of a Junior High School in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region, Venatus Attah is concerned about pregnancy and abortion cases among students in the District.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
Relative peace at Sakumono and its environs
Friday, March 28 2008
Robbery cases that engulfed Sakumono, Baatsonaa and Lashiebi, a fast growing community in the Tema Metropolis have significantly improved as a result of constant patrol by the joint military-police team in and around the areas.
BAWKU :
Residents appeal for compensation
Friday, March 28 2008
Residents of Bawku in the Upper East Region have appealed to the government to fashion out a scheme to compensate those who lost their relations and property in the ethnic conflict there.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Accident in school
Friday, March 28 2008
Two final year pupils of the Junior High Schools operated by the VRA in Akosombo have fallen from the second floor of their Classroom block.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Regional police command takes over case
Friday, March 28 2008
The Upper East Regional Police Command has taken over investigations into the alleged assault case involving the sacked Energy Minister, Joseph Kofi Addah, from the Navrongo Police.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST:
Woman stripes in court.
Friday, March 28 2008
A woman striped herself naked at a Tarkwa Circuit Court probably to convince the judge that she was mentally challenged.
(STATE HOUSE) AMA:
Former Chief Justice laid to rest
Friday, March 28 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor and his wife Theresa on Thursday joined mourners from all walks of life who thronged the forecourt of the State House to pay their last respects to the late Chief Justice Edward Kwame Wiredu at a pre-burial state funeral service.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to unveil new signings
Friday, March 28 2008
Hearts of Oak will on Monday outdoor their new five mid-season signings, two weeks to the start of second round of the Onetouch Premier League.
NATIONAL :
Cedi loses again
Friday, March 28 2008
The Ghana Cedi on Thursday lost value again against major international currencies, pushing the Gold Coast Securities (GCS)-Cedi Index up by 0.21 points.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA opens second window of registration
Friday, March 28 2008
The Professional League Board has in consultation with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) decided to continue with the registration of players on Saturday and Sunday, 29th and 30th March for the 2007/2008 Onetouch Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Julius Adjarbeng to play for Kotoko
Friday, March 28 2008
League leaders Asante Kotoko hope to conclude the transfer of Tema Youth defender, Julius Adjarbeng, before the mid-season transfer window closes on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Central Region Third Week fixtures
Friday, March 28 2008
Oguaa United will clash against Ankaful Liberty Rainbow at Ankaful in the third week fixtures of the Central Region Division Two league matches at all the league centres on Sunday, March 30.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Volta Div.2 kicks-off this weeknd
Friday, March 28 2008
Volta Region Second Division football league starts on Sunday
When the Volta Region second division football league commences on Sunday, the team of attraction will be the Bulls of Ghana football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Benin pulls out of Togo game
Friday, March 28 2008
Republic of Benin has pulled out of the newly created African Nations Championship (CHAN) Sport qualifier against Togo.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Greater Accra Amateur boxing league on Saturday
Friday, March 28 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association’s league contest will continue on Friday, March 28, with 15 bouts at the Prisons Canteen at Cantonments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Paintsil For Aston Villa?
Friday, March 28 2008
English side Aston Villa is interested in West Ham United fullback John Paintsil.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA offer one year contract to Kwesi Appiah
Friday, March 28 2008
The Ghana Football Association is expected to hand new assistant Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, a renewable contract.
(SPORTS- WAUG) LOCAL:
Legon land in WAUG finals
Friday, March 28 2008
The week-long West Africa University Games (WAUG), come to its climax tomorrow at the Legon Sports Complex with the final round of games in all disciplines.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Take advantage of interventions to grow your business - Aikins
Friday, March 28 2008
Mr Agyapong Aikins, Asante-Akim South District Officer of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC), has called on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and artisans to take advantage of the services of the BAC to expand their businesses.
(BEKWAI) AMANSIE EAST:
Bekwaiman spends GH¢ 1,130 on scholarships for needy students
Friday, March 28 2008
The Bekwai Traditional Council, in collaboration with the Bekwaiman Development Committee, has spent GH¢ 1,130 on scholarships for 52 brilliant but needy students in second-cycle institutions since 1999.
(LIKPE MATE) HOHOE:
Need for peaceful co-existence in Volta Region – Dzamesi
Friday, March 28 2008
Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence, tolerance and good neighbourliness among ethnic groups in the Volta Region.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
NGO presents awards to twenty young people
Friday, March 28 2008
The Mfantseman Municipal Coordinator of the National Youth Council, Mr. Anthony Arthur, has said anti social vices among the youth paints a gloomy picture about their readiness to take over the mantle of leadership.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Nkawie Senior High/Technical School in full flight
Friday, March 28 2008
The Nkawie Senior High/Technical School in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District record a 96 percent pass in the 2007 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
ZABUZUGU-TATALE :
Assembly disagrees with President.
Sunday, March 30 2008

The Zabzugu/Tatale District Assembly failed to endorse Alhaji John Bashiru Yakubu, the President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive.
    

EFFUTU :
Assembly does not approve of MCE
Sunday, March 30 2008

The Effutu Municipal Assembly failed to approve the President’s nominee, Mr. Richard Robert Ghunney as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the area.
    

AMA :
Government must have open eye private security
Sunday, March 30 2008

The Association of Private Security Organisation of Ghana (APSOG) expressed distraught about the mode of issuing licences  to individuals or groups seeking to operate private security organisations in the country.

AMA :
Workshop on W/A banking held
Sunday, March 30 2008

A two-day meeting to discuss how to enhance access to banking and financial services in the West African sub-region ended in Accra .

(HEMANG) KWABRE : President concerned about misuse of internet.
Sunday, March 30 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on school authorities and teachers to be cautious in exposing children to the internet.

(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH : New mortuary for hospital
Sunday, March 30 2008

The Agogo Presbyterian Hospital in collaboration with the Agogoman Mma Kuo, a social group of citizens from Agogo resident in Accra and Tema, inaugurated a 180,000-mortuary at Agogo in the Asante Akim North Municipality.

AMA :
Film makers urged to employ professionals
Sunday, March 30 2008

Mr Martin Loh, Director of National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI), has urged Ghanaian filmmakers to engage professionals in their productions to ensure development and competitiveness in the global film market.

(NGLESHIE AMANFROM) GA WEST :
Malian arrested
Sunday, March 30 2008

Police have arrested and detained Ageima, a Malian, 48, believed to be a member of a group of landguards recruited from Nima in Accra, who were operating at Ingleshie Amanfrom, near Kasoa.
    

AMA :
GT boss gets tough on staff
Sunday, March 30 2008

 Workers of Ghana Telecom, who would engage in malpractices such as stealing of company property, would be summarily dismissed and handed over to the police for prosecution, Board Chairman Nana Antwi Boasiako has warned.
   

AMA :
Ghana to host "lighting" conference
Sunday, March 30 2008

Ghana is to host the Lighting Africa 2008 Global Business Conference, from May 6th to 7th to develop appropriate and viable business models for delivering modern, clean and safe non-fuel based off-grid lighting solutions. 

(TEMA) TMA :
MOH organise health walk
Sunday, March 30 2008

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in conjunction with Adom FM, a Tema based private radio station on Saturday organized a health walk in the Tema Metropolis with a call on Ghanaians to watch their diet.
 

TMA :
Sea sand not a remedy for chicken pox
Sunday, March 30 2008

 Mr. Harvey Akafu, Tema Metropolitan Health Information Officer has advised against using sea sand and other objects to scratch their bodies when they have chicken pox attack as it has no medical bases.
 

(AKROBI) WENCHI:
Community gets rescue home and orphanage
Monday, March 31 2008
A GH¢ 10,000 Rescue Home and Orphanage containing five bedrooms and a hall is being constructed at Akrobi in Wenchi  Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region by eight philanthropists from the Wenchi Municipality.
(JUKWA) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA:
Students asked to use ICT for Development
Monday, March 31 2008
The central focus of the new education reform is to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) to transform the economy into a knowledge-based system, Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Abraham Odoom has said.
HOHOE :
Teacher trainees call for upward review of allowances
Monday, March 31 2008
The Volta Sector of Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) has appealed to the Ministries of Finance and Education, Science and Sports to review upwards the allowances of trainees to match the rising academic expenditure.
(ZAMBOGU) NADOWLI:
Global Water Initiative Project launched
Monday, March 31 2008
The Global Water Initiative (GWI), an NGO that seeks to support the sustainable and equitable delivery of potable water to vulnerable rural communities in the Upper West Region has been launched at Zambogu in the Nadowli District.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Orphanage gets ICT equipment
Monday, March 31 2008
Ghana Together, a US-based charity organisation has donated ICT equipment and other teaching and learning materials to the Western Heritage Home, an orphanage at Axim in the Western Region.
(MOZANO) GOMOA :
Ministry of Education proposes new package for teachers
Monday, March 31 2008
The Ministry of Education Science and Sports has outlined plans to improve and expand facilities of Senior High schools (SHS) in the country as well as improve the service conditions of teachers.
(WECHIAU) WA WEST:
Lack of Licensed chemical shops hampers NHIS
Monday, March 31 2008
Lack of licensed chemical shops in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region has been hampering the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme and this is discouraging the people from joining the Mutual Health Insurance Scheme in the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana beat Niger 2 - 0
Monday, March 31 2008
The Ghana Black Stars, Local Senior National Team, on Sunday beat Niger 2 - 0 in the first leg preliminary match of the CAF African Nations Championship, Cote d’Ivoire 2009, played at the Tamale Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Round-up of CHAN matches
Monday, March 31 2008
Kenya beat Tanzania 1-0 in the first round, first-leg match of the qualifiers for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Two more world titles in the offing - GBA boss
Monday, March 31 2008
Mr Moses Foh-Amoaning, Chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has predicted that two Ghanaian boxers would win world titles before the close of the year.
(TAKPO) NADOWLI :
Chief and people commend government
Monday, March 31 2008
The chief and people of Takpo in the Nadowli District have expressed their gratitude to the government for the fairness it has so far exhibited in the distribution of the nation’s resources since it assumed office.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea revives hopes for Hearts
Monday, March 31 2008
Laryea Kingston kept alive Hearts’ hopes of a top-six finish in the Scottish Premier League by scoring the winner against nine-man Dundee United.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Achimota golf club to host April Championship
Monday, March 31 2008
After the hectic Ghana Open Golf Championship which ended at the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono near Tema last Monday, golfers have returned to their various clubs to continue with their local activities.
WENCHI
DCE expresses gratitude to president
Monday, March 31 2008
Madam Ibrahim Bintu Farizana, outgoing Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for Wenchi in the Brong–Ahafo Region, has expressed her gratitude to the president ,His Excellency John Agyekum Kufour for approving and re-assigning her as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Tain District.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
PLWHAs urged to disclose health status to partners
Monday, March 31 2008
Mr. Andrew Yaw Nyarko-Adu, District Chief Executive for Akuapim South has called on People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) to disclose their health status to their partners.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Tragedy befalls school
Monday, March 31 2008
Hussein Adamu Sadam, 18, the other final-year student of the Volta River Authority (VRA) Junior High School (JHS) who fell from the second floor of the school building last Friday, has been reported dead at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Over 200 children to attend upcoming Easter School
Monday, March 31 2008
Mr Bright Kweku Appiah, Executive Director of Child’s Rights International, an NGO has called on society to endeavour to mainstream children’s participation in national issues to nurture their senses of responsibility and nationalism.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFETU-SENYA:
Winneba Methodist Men’s Fellowship donates to schools
Monday, March 31 2008
The Winneba Ebenezer Methodist Church Cathedral Men’s Fellowship has presented learning materials worth GH¢100 to Methodist Primary “A” and “B” schools in Winneba.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Two drivers fined GH¢ 700 for road traffic offences
Monday, March 31 2008
A Circuit Court at Cape Coast on Friday, fined two commercial drivers a total of GH¢ 700.00 for committing road traffic offences in the Cape Coast Township.
(AHOMAHOMASU) FANTEAKWA:
Inadequate parental support affecting girl-child education
Monday, March 31 2008
School-based girl-child co-ordinators have observed that inadequate parental support and some customary practices are causing poor enrolment and retention of girls in schools in the Fanteakwa District.
(ACCRA)
Women asked to fight for empowerment
Monday, March 31 2008
Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs at the weekend called on women to break way from cultural barriers that militate against the harnessing of their full potentials.  
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Its time to recognise indigenous businesses - Ato Arthur
Monday, March 31 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has noted that it is about time the Council of Indigenous Business Association (CIBA) was recognized by government, for their role in the development of the country.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Police search for three gang-rapists
Monday, March 31 2008
The police at Sogakope are looking for three students of the Comboni Vocational Technical School at Sogakope, who allegedly gang-raped a 16-year-old girl of the same school.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Four policemen taken hostage
Monday, March 31 2008
Four policemen who were detailed to arrest a suspect at Awusakope near Sogakope have been attacked and taken hostage by a mob.