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.
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.
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.
Farmers in parts of Upper East Region have adopted three new farming methods to bolster their crop yield through increased soil fertility and moisture.
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.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked newly created district assemblies to recognise their potentials to develop and deliver a modern and efficient services.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Awutu District Magistrate’s Court has charged one Saah Calah, unemployed, for allegedly stealing a computer and an amplifier worth GH¢300.
The National Media Commission (NMC) has said it was studying a draft bill on broadcasting to ensure effective public broadcasting in the country.
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.
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.
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.
Ghana marks its 51st independent anniversary today 6th March 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.
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.
Ghanaians have been urged to cultivate the maintenance culture in order to preserve the achievements of the present and past governments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stakeholders in the country’s education sector have bemoaned the over reliance on donor support for its improvement in the Fanteakwa District.
Claude Le Roy has handed debut call ups to three players for Ghana’s March 26 friendly with Mexico in London.
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.
The coach of Kessben fc, Frimpong Manso has resigned from the club.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
Mr. Isaac Yeboah-Boateng, Techiman Branch Manager of the Ghana Commercial Bank, has advised Ghanaians to save to serve as investment and economic security.
An increasing number of Ghanaians are now using hard drugs as aphrodisiacs, a narcotic expert, Dr J. B. Asare, has said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Agyekum Kufuor, arrived in Accra this evening from France after a three-day official visit to that country.
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).
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.
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.
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.
HelpAge Ghana, a non-governmental organisation on Saturday said it has adopted a three-year project to reduce poverty and marginalisation among the aged.
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.
Most Churches at Winneba on Sunday held church services to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ as part of the Easter festivities.
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.
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.
The Zabzugu/Tatale District Assembly failed to endorse Alhaji John Bashiru Yakubu, the President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive.
The Effutu Municipal Assembly failed to approve the President’s nominee, Mr. Richard Robert Ghunney as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the area.
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.
A two-day meeting to discuss how to enhance access to banking and financial services in the West African sub-region ended in Accra .
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on school authorities and teachers to be cautious in exposing children to the internet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.