WA:
Technical education to take centre stage
Sunday, March 01 2009
The Executive Secretary of National Council for Tertiary Education, Mr Paul Effah, has appealed to Government to reposition the Technical, Vocational Education and Training sector with more resources to accelerate industrial growth and national development.
NATIONAL:
Draft oil law under scrutiny
Sunday, March 01 2009
Government is to review the draft oil law put in place by the previous government and ensure that needed regulations and transparency measures are put in place.
(ANOMABU) MFANTSEMAN:
Pre-mix fuel in the news again
Sunday, March 01 2009
The President of Anomabu Union, Mr Kodwo Ahlijah, has appealed to government to establish a “Pre-mix Fuel Price Stabilisation Fund” to absorb fluctuations in the prices of pre-mix fuel and improve operations of fishermen.
ACCRA:
Rawlings hosts Strategic African Leaders
Sunday, March 01 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Thursday received members of the British Council’s Strategic African Leadership programme at his residence in Accra.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Fire outbreaks on the increase
Sunday, March 01 2009
Fire outbreaks in Effutu Municipality and Awutu-Senya District increased from 21 in 2007 to 34 in 2008, destroying properties worth several Ghana cedis but there were no casualties. 
ACCRA:
France, Ghana move to renew ties
Sunday, March 01 2009
Ghana and France have taken steps to renew their bilateral ties and to explore areas of economic interest to both countries.
    
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
’Mad man’ in court
Sunday, March 01 2009
Wilson Nifatu, standing trial at the Asamankese Circuit Court for stealing some items from the Suhum market on Friday caused a stir when he hit his head against the dock and started to behave strangely.
YENDI:
NGO supports girls’ cause
Sunday, March 01 2009
The Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems, a non-governmental organization based in Tamale in the Northern Region has donated 20 bicycles to the Yendi Ghana Education Service to be distributed to girls who walk long distances to their schools in the area.
(OSU) ACCRA:
28th February remembered
Sunday, March 01 2009
Wreaths were laid at the Freedom Monument, Osu, on Saturday in commemoration of the 61st anniversary of three ex-servicemen who were gunned down at the Christianborg Crossroads on February 28, 1948, while going to present a petition to the British Colonial Governor, Sir Gerald Creasy.
OBUASI:
’Three years SHS feasible’
Sunday, March 01 2009
An educationist has observed that given the needed motivation, teachers can prepare students of Senior High Schools to successfully complete their programme in three years.
HO:
SSNIT ’barks’ at residents
Sunday, March 01 2009
Occupants of some blocks of flats at the Ho SSNIT Flats are to be dragged before Court for in-sanitary conditions around their premises.
SUNYANI:
NGO constructs school block for community
Sunday, March 01 2009
Architect Without Borders, a Spanish non-governmental organisation, in collaboration with the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Christ The King Cathedral schools in Sunyani, have constructed an eight-unit classroom block comprising a kindergarten, primary and a junior high school for the institution.
EFFUTU :
GES to get tough with heads.
Monday, March 02 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) said head teachers who teamed up with teachers to receive their salaries even though they were not at post would be dealt with.
(ADAKLU-KODZOBI) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Citizens complete 10-year development plan
Monday, March 02 2009
The Chiefs and people of Adaklu-Kodzobi near Ho Polytechnic have completed all projects initiated under their 10-year development plan from 1998 to 2008.
SABOBA :
NGO deworms over 17, 000 pupils
Monday, March 02 2009
Tuma Kavi, Development Association a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has carried out a deworming exercise for over 17,298 basic school pupils in the Saboba district of the northern region.
ACCRA :
Chemical Sellers schooled
Monday, March 02 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Manager of the Pharmacy Council, Mr Henry Saja has appealed to  chemical sellers to take advantage of the council’s training workshops and those of other service providers to upgrade their knowledge.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister arrives to rousing welcome
Monday, March 02 2009
Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, said on Saturday that he would pursue an all-inclusive policy of administration and work with people of all backgrounds who share his vision for the Region’s development.
SUNYANI :
Cultural Centre calls for development of craft village
Monday, March 02 2009
The management of the Centre for National Culture in Sunyani has appealed to the Municipal Assembly to lift the ban on the development of the craft village at the Centre.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Don’t demean the police---Deputy Commander
Monday, March 02 2009
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kwaku Duku, Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander has called on politicians to desist from making derogatory remarks about the security services, especially the Police Service.
(DORDOEKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Teachers boycott classes
Monday, March 02 2009
Teachers at Dordoekope in the South-Tongu District have begun an indefinite boycott of classes over the assault of a colleague by some youths in the community.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Zambia, Senegal in CHAN semis
Monday, March 02 2009
Zambia and Senegal qualified for the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship as Group A concluded on Saturday.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to host symposium for West African Pharmacists
Monday, March 02 2009
Ghana would host the 21st Annual General Meeting and the 51st Council and Scientific Symposium for the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) in Accra from March 15 to 20.
(GOMOA JUKWA) AGONA WEST :
Youth urged to stop shortest way of getting rich
Monday, March 02 2009
The Director of Gomoa Jukwa Seventh Day Adventist Senior High School,  Pastor Richard Ntriakwa has warned the youth to desist from using quick ways of getting rich overnight.
(ABETIFI) :
Let’s unite for development-Bediako
Monday, March 02 2009
National Chairman of the “Abetifiman Mma”, a development-oriented association of Abetifi citizens resident in and outside Abetifi, Mr Kwame Adu Bediako, has stressed the need for members to unite, and in a collective manner, initiate projects to give the town a face-lift.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Ghana needs dedicated teachers-Director
Monday, March 02 2009
The Effutu Municipal Director of Education, Mr Kwadwo Afful has said that the nation needs dedicated teachers to implement the New Education Reforms to ensure good quality education.
(AKIM ODA) :
Government will not endorse wrongdoing, misbehaviour-- Minister
Monday, March 02 2009
The Eastern Regional Minster, Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has observed that the government will not endorse wrongdoing and therefore it is not fair for people to point accusing fingers to government for every misbehaviour in the society.
TOLON-KUMBUNGU:
Improper marriages, cause of broken marriages
Monday, March 02 2009
Casual relationship between young men and girls  leading to pregnancy without going through the proper marriage procedures has been identified as the major cause of broken marriages and irresponsible parenting.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Mfantsipim win C/R "Super Zo"
Monday, March 02 2009
Two records were broken and another one equaled in the Central Region Inter Schools and Colleges annual Regional Athletics Championship competition held at the Schools and Colleges Park at Adisadel, Cape Coast on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana earn CHAN semis
Monday, March 02 2009
The local Black Stars defied all odds with a spirited performance which ensured they thrased much-fancied DR Congo 3-0 in the final Group B on Sunday to secure qualification to the last four of CHAN tournament.
EFFUTU :
Sexual harassment cause indiscipline
Monday, March 02 2009
Sexual harassment in schools contributes to indiscipline and could lead to poor academic performance, a director of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has said.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
Woman in court for hazardour reasons
Monday, March 02 2009
Maame Afuse, a food seller, has appeared before the Asamankese circuit court for operating in unhygienic surroundings.
ASHAIMAN :
Tsikata calls for law enforcement
Monday, March 02 2009
Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has entreated Ghanaians to enforce the country’s motto of freedom and justice.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Aboutrika receives BBC award
Monday, March 02 2009
Mohamed Aboutrika was presented with the BBC African Footballer of the Year award at a special ceremony in Cairo on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Who stole Kotoko’s cash ?
Monday, March 02 2009
Two hefty slaps, one by eternal rivals Hearts of Oak on the cheek of corporate Asante Kotoko, and the other a free-for-all wholesale pick-pocketing by unidentified traceless rogues, have sent the eyes of the red porcupines popping out of their sockets.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
TV stations to telecast 2010 WC
Monday, March 02 2009
Three television stations in Ghana have formed a syndicate to work in partnership to telecast the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and other Fifa tournaments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sudanese clubs chase Hearts quartet
Monday, March 02 2009
Hearts of Oak have confirmed receiving inquiries about the availability of four players from two Sudanese sides after their impressive displays on tour.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
11 die on the spot
Monday, March 02 2009
At least 11 people have died; 10 on the spot, and one later at the Winneba Government Hospital, when a Takoradi-Accra bound passenger Ford bus rammed into a broken-down articulated truck at Gomoa Okyereko, near Winneba on Monday morning.
TAMALE :
Tamale residents causing pain
Monday, March 02 2009
An Islamic scholar has expressed worry about the behaviour of some residents of the Tamale Metropolis and other parts of the Northern Regions, who habitually engage in violence and destruction of property at the least provocation to settle scores.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
IMC to run AshGold FC
Monday, March 02 2009
An eight-member Interim management Committee (IMC) has been set up by the management of AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Limited to take over the running and direction of Obuasi-based AshGold Football Club with effect from Friday, February 25 this year.
AMA:
GAF warns military personnel
Monday, March 02 2009
The Military Command has cautioned that any military personnel who breach the laws of the Ghana Armed Forces or the land would not be shielded.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston out for 8 weeks
Monday, March 02 2009
Ghana & Hearts will be deprived of the services of Laryea Kingston until the closing weeks of the campaign.
ADANSI NORTH :
Traditional council unhappy
Monday, March 02 2009
The Adansi Traditional Council (ATC) has expressed concern about the appointment of government nominees to the three District and Municipal Assemblies in the area without any consultation with the Council.
ACCRA :
Budget to be presented on Thursday
Monday, March 02 2009
Dr Kwabena Duffour, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, would present the budget statement and economic policy of the government for the year 2009 in Parliament on Thursday, March 5.
TEMA :
Fine print shut down
Monday, March 02 2009
Personnel of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), have shut down the Fineprint Industry, in Tema, for operating without operational permits.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Espanyol join Inkoom chase
Monday, March 02 2009
Asante Kotoko claim Spanish Primera Liga side Espanyol have joined the race to sign right-back Samuel Inkoom.
ACCRA :
Ecobank launches fund
Monday, March 02 2009
Ecobank Development Corporation (EDC), the investment banking wing of the Ecobank Group, has launched an open ended fund on the Ghanaian market with a call on investors to take advantage of it to diversify their investments.
ACCRA:
WAPCP confab in Ghana
Monday, March 02 2009
Ghana would host the 21st Annual General Meeting and the 51st Council and Scientific Symposium for the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) in Accra from March 15 to 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Caf plans to expand CHAN
Monday, March 02 2009
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says that the number of teams taking part in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) will be increased from eight to sixteen from the next edition.
BAWKU :
Renewed clashes
Monday, March 02 2009
There are reports of renewed clashes between the Kussasis and Manprusis in Bawku culminating in the death of two.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Two farmers remanded
Monday, March 02 2009
The Juaso Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region has remanded two farmers of Kyekyebiase into prison custody for allegedly threatening to kill Mr Kwaku Michael, a driver’s mate.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo comes clear!
Monday, March 02 2009
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has expressed worry at the high rate at which illegal structures are springing up in some parts of the Kumasi metropolis.
HOHOE :
Chain saw operator wanted
Monday, March 02 2009
A Hohoe Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Kotoka Gaana, a chain saw operator who jumped bail while on trial for robbery and defrauding by false pretence.
ACCRA:
Ghana, India push to enhance prospects
Monday, March 02 2009
The Association of Ghana Industries and Engineering Export Promotion Council, India have signed a co-operation agreement to promote development of business opportunities between Ghana and India.
NATIONAL:
Scary moment for HIPC economies!
Monday, March 02 2009
Post-HIPC countries risk losing the gains made through debt forgiveness if they do not adopt stringent debt management measures.
TEMA:
Fire guts ADB Spintex Branch
Monday, March 02 2009
Fire is reported to have gutted the Spintex Road branch of the Agricultural Development Bank, ADB.
BAWKU:
Bawku fracas! John Mahama steps in
Monday, March 02 2009
Police in the Upper East Region have to date arrested 27 people in connection with the recurrence of fresh violence and brutality in the Bawku Township as the Vice President heads for the area to lead talks in search for lasting peace.
BAWKU :
Five die in renewed fighting at Bawku
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Five people are confirmed dead when the simmering Kussasi-Mamprusi conflict in Bawku flared up on Monday.
BOLGATANGA :
GNAT trains School Representatives
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), through a capacity building programme, has trained about 38 school representatives to be the ambassador of GNAT and to discharge its activities in all the districts in the Region.
(JUABEN) EJISU JUABEN :
Don’t undermine justice delivery –C J
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Chief Justice, Mrs. Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has implored court users and other stakeholders in the administration of justice to avoid negative acts that tend to delay and undermine justice delivery and erode public confidence in the system.
ACCRA :
Food and Agriculture minister meets staff
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr Kwesi Ahwoi has met with National and Regional Directors, Project Coordinators and Heads of subvented units under the Ministry to have a first hand knowledge of the staff he would be working with.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Mills appeals for calm at Bawku
Tuesday, March 03 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appealed to all the sides in the Bawku conflict to lay down their arms immediately.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH:
First Lady to be Patron of Akropong School for the Blind
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Akropong School for the Blind has appealed to First Lady, Mrs Naadu Mills to take over the mantle as its Chief Patron and help mobilize resources to support the school.
NATIONAL:
UNDP official calls for more education on good governance
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Head of Governance, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr Clever Nyathi, said elections remained a major source of conflicts in Africa and called for sustainable efforts to explain good governance and democracy to the people to uphold peace building on the continent.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa Teachers Credit Union takes steps to boost savings
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Dormaa Teachers Cooperative Credit Union, has introduced two initiatives to boost savings among its members.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Party members to tolerate divergent views
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Minister for Youth and Sports, Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, has urged members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be tolerant to divergent political views.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Zongo women want Sarpong as KMA Chief Executive
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Kumasi Women’s Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Zongo communities has said it was not true that they were against the nomination of Mr Samuel Sarpong of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as the Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE).
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-ANHWIASO-BEKWAI :
Assembly sets up sanitation task force
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Assembly, has set-up a sanitation task force to address the environmental problems confronting various communities in the district.
TECHIMAN :
Strike action leads to many stranded passengers in B/A
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Hundreds of passengers were stranded in several towns in Brong Ahafo on Monday following the nation-wide industrial action by workers of Metro Mass Transport Company.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST:
Government appointees sworn-in
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Government appointees at Dormaa-East District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo, have taken the oath of office at Wamfie administered by the District Magistrate, Mr Atta Owusu-Kaakyire.
NKORANZA:
Party activists urged to examine themselves
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Chairman of Nkoranza South Constituency of National Democratic
Congress (NDC), Mr Peter Owusu Baffoe, has advised members of the Party seeking for appointment in government to examine themselves as to whether they could perform to expectation.
OBUASI :
Obuasi First National Bank grants over GH ¢ 485,000 loans
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Obuasi Branch of the First National Bank has so far granted loans totalling 485,312 Ghana cedis to over 270 customers in the municipality, to help them expand their businesses.
NATIONAL :
Government to establish health facilities in every district
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The government is to establish well equipped health facilities in every district, the Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa Yankey has said.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema police arrest 95 suspected criminals in a swoop
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Personnel from Tema Regional Police Command have arrested 95 suspected criminals including a woman in a major swoop to rid the region of miscreants.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Donewell Insurance gives to orphans
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Winneba branch of Donewell Insurance Company limited on Sunday presented grocery items worth GH¢500 to the Methodist Rafiki Satellite orphanage Village at Gyahadze, near Winneba.
SAVELUGU/NANTON:
Unemployed youth receives training
Tuesday, March 03 2009
A non-governmental organisation based in Northern Ghana, Simli Aid, has extended a hand of support to the unemployed youth in the Savelugu/Nanton District in the Northern Region.
CRIME( AMA) :
Police asked to get ready for trial in Chinese sex trade case
Tuesday, March 03 2009
A Circuit Court in Accra on Monday ordered the Police to assemble all witnesses in the case of three Chinese who were busted for transporting and trafficking 10 Chinese girls to engage in the sex trade in Ghana so that trial could begin
NATIONAL :
MMT workers embark on strike for improved conditions
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Workers of the Metro Mass Transit Company (MMT) on Monday began an indefinite strike to push for better working conditions.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Reforestation of mining areas high on agenda
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines, Alhaji Collins Dauda, Tuesday called on the Australian government to
join hands with Ghana in its reforestation programmes of destroyed lands in mining communities.
(KORLE-BU) ACCRA:
Korle-Bu Performance Review meeting underway
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital says though the National Health Insurance Scheme is the best in health care delivery, delays in reimbursement remained a major challenge.
SEKYERE SOUTH:
Fuel price reduction, Kan-Dapaah upbeat
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Member of Parliament for Afigya-Sekyere West, is optimistict there would be good news on Thursday when the budget is presented to Parliament by an announcement of fuel price reduction.
NATIONAL:
COCOBOD in fight against child labour
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Ghana Cocoa Board will continue to support initiatives aimed at eliminating the worst forms of child labour and forced adult labour in cocoa, COCOBOD Chief Executive Mr Tony Fofie, said on Tuesday.
HO:
Credit Unions, best options for borrowers
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Credit Unions offer the most competitive advances in the country today, Mr Paul Tsekumah, Chairman of the Ghana Water Company Limited Credit Union in Ho has said.
BAWKU:
Bawku curfew renewed
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Interior Minister, Mr Cletus Avoka has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality, the Gushegu township and their immediate environs, with effect from Monday, March 2, 2009, an official statement said on Tuesday.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Akyem Project is on-going - Newmont
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Newmont Ghana, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, says it remains eager to develop the Akyem Project and is completing further analysis on its economics to ensure sustainability.
SEKYERE EAST:
AIDS Commission equips districts with computers
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Ghana AIDS Commission is equipping the 10 Regional Coordinating Councils and 21 selected districts with computers to enhance data collection management of HIV/AIDS in the country.
HO:
Police Inspector shuns CHRAJ
Tuesday, March 03 2009
A Police Chief Inspector in Ho, Mr Emmanuel K. Asante Wormenor, has refused to attend a mediation meeting at the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice in Ho over allegations of assault by a petitioner.
WA:
UDS re-opens Tuesday
Tuesday, March 03 2009
The Wa Campus of the University for Development Studies is to resume academic activities today, March 3.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Fire guts Begoro School girls’ dormitory
Tuesday, March 03 2009
Fire burnt down part of the girls’ dormitory of the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School, on Sunday, causing extensive damage to the property of 120 students with some of the victims preparing for their West Africa Senior High School Certificate Examination (WASCE).
    
(MAKOLA) AMA :
Nana Konadu expresses gratitude to Makola women
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has stressed the commitment of the 31st December Women’s Movement to the empowerment of women to enable them to cater for their families, especially the children.
GARU-TEMPANE :
District Health Directorates get means of transport
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Nine Municipal and District Directorates of Health Services in the Upper East Region, have each received a double cabin pick-up vehicle, to promote health in the region
PRU :
Report missing people always to the police
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Crime Officer, Police Superintendent Charles Domanban has appealed to the public to always report matters of crime to police including missing persons.
   
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Catholic youth urged to empathize with people
Wednesday, March 04 2009
A Dormaa Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Ernest Frimpong has called on the youth of the Church to show empathy to people by sharing in their feelings.
KASSENA NANKANA :
Government urged to increase support for SMEs
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Executive Director of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr. Cletus Kosiba has urged government to increase support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to ensure the country’s economic growth
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Parents cautioned
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Dormaa Senior High School, has held its annual general meeting and exhorted parents to take keen interest in the education of their children.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Dormaa residents undertake massive clean-up exercise
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Residents of Dormaa–Ahenkro have embarked on a massive clean–up exercise to rid the community of filth and prevent the outbreak and spread of diseases.
CAPE COAST :
Judge worried about speeding on the roads
Wednesday, March 04 2009
A circuit court judge in Cape Coast, Mr Beresford Acquah has expressed concern over the spate of traffic offences that often lead to accidents and attributed the situation to driver indiscipline.
BAWKU :
Life in Bawku comes to a standstill
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Commercial activity in Bawku has come to a halt, with the streets deserted, as sounds of gunshots continue to echo from all corners of the township on Tuesday.
NKORANZA :
Education supervisors to intensify monitoring effort
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Techiman Municipal Director of Education, Mr Kwadwo Osei-Asibey has urged circuit supervisors to visit schools regularly to put teachers on track and improve their performance
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Stop false alarm of fire outbreaks
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Agona West Municipal Fire Officer, Mr Alfred A. Acheampong, has expressed concern about the numerous false alarms of fire outbreaks, saying it was doing more harm than good to society.
(DONKOROCHIWAH) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Rainstorm victims appeal to assembly
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Rainstorm victims at Dokorochiwah near Suhum, have appealed to the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District to provide them with building materials to enable them rehabilitate their houses.
(ADEISO) WEST AKIM :
Five communities appeal to Feeder Roads for help
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Five farming communities in the West Akim District in the Eastern Region, have appealed to the Department of Feeder Roads to rehabilitate a 14-kilometre feeder road linking Adieso-Asamenkese road.
NATIONAL :
Independence Day is public holiday
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The general public has been reminded that Friday, March 6, 2009 (Independence Day} is a statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such, a statement from the Ministry of the Interior, signed by Mr Cletus Avoka, the Minister said.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
MP calls for fuel price reduction
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, NPP Member of Parliament (MP) for Afigya-Sekyere West, has expressed the hope that there would be good news on Thursday when the budget is presented to Parliament by an announcement of fuel price reduction.
ACCRA :
I will resign if.....
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration,has said he would only resign if it was proven that he had committed any act of criminality and or corruption.
WA:
UDS resumes lectures
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The WA Campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has resumed academic activities today, March 3.This follows a consensus reached through mediation by a team from the Ministry of Education and the UDS Alumni.
AMA:
Workers back.
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Workers of the Metro Mass Transport company have resumed work.  The workers yesterday went on a nationwide strike to press home their demands for better salaries.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
CHRAJ supports prison
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Eastern Regional Office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has presented items worth about Gh¢100  to the inmates of the Koforidua prisons.
SUNYANI :
Police appeal to the public
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Police Superintendent Charles Domanban, Brong Ahafo Regional Crime Officer, has appealed to the public to always report matters of crime to police including missing persons.
(MFRANO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Fire destroys property
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Fire gutted a house at Mfrano near Suhum in the Eastern Region , destroying property running into hundreds of Ghana cedis.
ACCRA :
Friday public holiday
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The general public has been reminded that Friday, March 6, 2009 (Independence Day} is a statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such, a statement from the Ministry of the Interior, signed by Mr Cletus Avoka, the Minister said.
WA:
SMEs need support
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Mr. Cletus Kosiba, Executive Director of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), said Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) needed supportive business environment to contribute meaningfully to growth and development of the economy.
STMA:
Liaise with investors
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Mr Benyameen S. A. Keelson, a Deputy Director of the Centre for National Culture, has urged investors to collaborate with the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) to build a craft village for artisans in that area.
KMA:
Please be cautious on dce nominations
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Opanin Kwame Afreh, chairman of the Asante United Front (AUF), a pressure group in Kumasi, has appealed to President J. E. A. Mills to be cautious and nominate competent people who can represent him at the local level to successfully carry out the developmental agenda of his government.
(AKOSOMBO)ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
ACCRA:
IFC clarifies approval of loan to Tullow and Kosmos
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The International Finance Corporation, (IFC), member of the World Bank group that focuses on private sector investment, on Wednesday said the approval of 215 million dollars as loans for two companies prospecting oil in Ghana was based on rigorous environmental assessment of the Jubilee oil project.
(EFFIA NKWANTA) STMA:
Naval team rehabilitate hospital
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Ghana Naval artisans and artisans on board USS Nashville, which has berthed at Sekondi Naval Base are rehabilitating the Emergency and Accident Ward of the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital at Sekondi.
    
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Residents clean community
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Residents of Dormaa–Ahenkro on Tuesday embarked on a massive clean–up exercise to rid their environment of filth and prevent the outbreak diseases.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Boy in court
Wednesday, March 04 2009
A second year pupil of Ansuaa Ababio Junior High School at Dormaa-Ahenkro in Brong Ahafo has appeared before a circuit court for allegedly inflicting deep cutlass wounds on his cousin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Slight hope for Badu at CHAN
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Ghana midfielder Emmuanuel Agyemang Badu is likely to play a part in the remaining matches for the Black Stars at the African Nations Championship in the Ivory Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA commends Black Stars’ sponsors
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Ghana Football Association congratulates its sponsors for providing support for upcoming World Cup qualifying campaign.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Pensioners advised
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pensioners who have attained the age of 70 years and above have been advised to go to zonal offices to prepare their life Certificate to ensure continuous payment of their monthly entitlements.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana begin WC tie with injuries
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Ghana could well be without several key players for their World Cup qualifying tie against Benin next month due to injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coconut Grove Sharks spank Landes
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Elmina Coconut Grove Sharks made a bright start in the Central Region First Division League on Sunday when they spanked West Landes 3-0 in their league match at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL kicks off with mixed results
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The campaign to reach the premier league started over the weekend with five zones comprising forty-two teams playing the opening day matches of the PolyTank Division One League.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Journalists handed chief role in drug war
Wednesday, March 04 2009
A  former United States Ambassador to Ghana, has asked journalists to assist traditional chiefs, fishermen and the security agencies to fight the illicit drug trade, illegal fishing and child trafficking along the coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Renard predicts Ghana/Zambia final
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Zambia coach Herve Renard is confident his side will meet Ghana in the final of the Africa Nations Championship in the Ivory Coast on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rates for Kotoko/Lions game
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has released rates for the first leg of the SIC-SWAG match at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Friday, March 6.
ACCRA:
Physically challenged push for inclusion
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The physically challenged Wednesday repeated their request to President John Evans Atta Mills to appoint competent and qualified persons with disability to high political offices.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Death threats land woman in trouble
Wednesday, March 04 2009
A-48-year-old farmer, Afua Anane has been fined GH¢ 100 by the Nyinahin Magistrate Court for threatening to kill her fellow farmer, Madam Amma Ataa of Abofrem in the Atwima Mponua District.
(KIA) ACCRA:
Airport blackouts under probe
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The Ministry of Transportation Wednesday ordered an investigation into the circumstances and causes of the series of power outages at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) last Monday.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Assembly Members’ role key - Magistrate
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The development of communities depends on the collective effort and positive contributions of assembly members, Mr Augustine Essah, Magistrate of Nyinahin Court in the Atwima-Mponua District, has said.
(TEMA) TMA:
Assembly members take office
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Seventeen out of 18 government appointees to the Tema  Metropolitan Assembly  were on Wednesday sworn into office.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MPs tensed over mysterious deaths
Wednesday, March 04 2009
Members of Parliament have expressed concerns over recent reports of children found dead in abandoned vehicles and urged parents and communities to be alert for people behind these deaths.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Tension mounts at AMA
Wednesday, March 04 2009
There was tension at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Wednesday following a directive by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to suspend the election of a Presiding Member for the Assembly.
(SOCCER) SPORTS:
Ghana through to maiden CHAN final
Wednesday, March 04 2009
The locally based assembled Black Stars have secured a
place in the final of the maiden edition of the Championship of African Nations that had to be decided on penalty shoot-outs.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Traders urged to buy tomatoes from Upper East farmers
Thursday, March 05 2009
Traders from the Southern part of the country, popularly called Market Queens, have been urged to buy tomatoes from farmers in the Upper East Region instead of purchasing the vegetable from neighbouring Burkina Faso.
ACCRA:
Government urged to honour heroes
Thursday, March 05 2009
Ga Dangme Youth Association, a pressure group in the Greater Accra Region has expressed disappointment at the seeming lack of interest by the nation in remembering its heroes.
SUNYANI :
Government to establish University of Energy and Natural Resources
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, has reaffirmed government’s commitment to upgrade the Faculty of Forest Resource Technology (FFRT) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Sunyani Campus into a fully fledged University of Energy and Natural Resources in Brong Ahafo.
CAPE COAST:
Use stool lands as equity to avoid conflicts
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Central Regional Minister, Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe, has said instead of the outright sale of stool lands, they should be used as equities (shares) in projects that were developed on them (land).
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Fire destroys a 74 year-old woman’s house
Thursday, March 05 2009
Fire gutted a house at Mfrano near Suhum in the Eastern Region destroying property running into hundreds of Ghana cedis.
ACCRA :
Four in court over stolen vehicles
Thursday, March 05 2009
Four people who were found in possession of five vehicles stolen from abroad have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with possessing stolen vehicles.
(ETWERESO) AKYEMANSO:
Police Patrol team averts blood bath
Thursday, March 05 2009
The timely intervention of a police patrol team prevented a clash between some settler Krobo farmers and their land owners at a funeral of a 70 year-old prominent farmer, at Atedrom in the Akyemansa District.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Christians asked to give alms to the needy
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Superintendent Minister of the Winneba Diocese of the Methodist Church, the Very Rev. John Kwaku Odum, has advised Christians to give charitable donations to the needy and experience success in their lives.
(KASULIYILI) TOLON/ KUMBUNGU :
NGO builds clinic for deprived community
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), an international Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Tamale, has built a GH¢25,000 clinic for the people of Kasuliyili, a deprived farming community in the Tolon/Kumbungu district.
ACCRA :
Sanitation thwarts MDGs’ efforts - Sory
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Elias Sory has said sanitation had become a crisis thwarting the progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially in Africa and Asia.
(TEMA) TMA :
Don’t forget TOR-High Commissioner
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Nigeria High Commissioner to Ghana, Senator Musilu Obanikoro has advised the government of Ghana not to prioritize activities of foreign oil companies over the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) when the production of oil begins in the country.
ACCRA :
Minister inaugurates committee to investigate Ghana Post
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Minister of Communications, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu  inaugurated a four-member committee to investigate allegations of financial irregularities at the Ghana Post (GP).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana claims CHAN final place
Thursday, March 05 2009
Ghana’s Black Stars claimed a place in the last two of the ongoing African Nation Championship (CHAN) after beating Senegal 7-6 on penalties in their semi-final clash at the Stade de la Paix, Boauke.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DR Congo set up Ghana final
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Leopards of DR Congo set-up a final clash with Ghana’s Black Stars at the ongoing African Natiuons Championship (CHAN) courtesy a 2-1 victory over Zambia’s Chipolopolo in their semi-final clash on Wednesay at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien still weeks from return
Thursday, March 05 2009
Chelsea are still concerned that Michael Essien is weeks away from a return to the first team despite coming through a reserve team game on Monday night.
(ADJIRINGANOR) GA EAST:
Three arrested
Thursday, March 05 2009
Three suspected armed robbers have been arrested by the Legon District Police Command led by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Richmond Bonsu at Adjiringanor in Accra.
    
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Time management vital
Thursday, March 05 2009
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw has stressed the need for effective time management to speed the nation’s quest for accelerated development.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
We still need prayer
Thursday, March 05 2009
The immediate past chairman of the Assemblies of God Church, the Reverend John Felix Mensah, has asked Ghanaians to continue to pray fervently for peace in the nation because without peace no meaningful development could take place.
(NORTH DAYI) KPANDO :
Women congratulate MP
Thursday, March 05 2009
Women and children of North Dayi constituency in the Volta Region has congratulated their MP, Ms Akua Sena Dansua for her appointment as Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko choose Sekondi
Thursday, March 05 2009
Ghana’s Asante Kotoko have opted to use the Sekondi Sports Stadium for their first game in this year’s African Champions League when the competition returns later this month.
BAWKU :
Regional minister appeals to Kusasis and Mamprusis
Thursday, March 05 2009
On his maiden visit to Bawku upon assuming office, as Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, has called on Kusasis and Mamprusis in the area to coexist peacefully.
(KENYASE) KMA:
Infrastructure equals good environment
Thursday, March 05 2009
The rapid increase in infrastructure and other facilities in private universities and colleges would ensure a congenial environment for teaching and learning.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Tullow speaks to chiefs
Thursday, March 05 2009
Mr Allan Dowokpor, the Well Manager of Tullow Ghana Limited has stated that the company has completed the exploration of the Jubilee Field and that it is to be develop to produce oil.
BOLGATANGA:
Regional minister meets heads
Thursday, March 05 2009
Mr. Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, has asked heads of government departments to ensure the judicious use of resources allocated to their respective organizations.
ACCRA :
GCB assures customers
Thursday, March 05 2009
The management of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Ltd.
on Thursday assured customers and the general public that the majority of its branches were working despite challenges involving its system.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Joe Tex Frimpong is back
Thursday, March 05 2009
Ghanaian international Joe Tex Asamoah Frimpong has returned from injury after a long lay off.
(KUMBOSIGO) BOLGATANGA :
Enhancing Democratic Governance through Civil Society
Thursday, March 05 2009
As part of measures to complement Government efforts in the implementation of the decentralization concept at the grassroots level, Foundation for Grassroots Initiatives in Africa (Grass Roots Africa), has initiated a project dubbed; "Enhancing Democratic Governance through Civil Society Organizations."
    
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Stop the blame game
Thursday, March 05 2009
Mr Isaac Edumadze, former Central Regional Minister, has urged members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to stop blaming each other for the party’s loss in the 2008 elections, but rather work extra hard towards victory in the 2012 general elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions Dare the Porcupines
Thursday, March 05 2009
Kpando Heart of Lions have vowed to defeat Kumasi Asante Kotoko as they clash on Friday, March 6, at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra in the first leg of this years Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Cup match dubbed "SWAG-SIC NYEMITEI Challenge Cup".
NATIONAL:
School uniform for pupils
Friday, March 06 2009
Pupils in public basic school will be provided with school uniforms to enable as many pupils to have access to basic education.
ACCRA:
Petroleum tax to be reduced
Friday, March 06 2009
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr Kwabena Duffour has announced a reduction in taxes on petroleum products at his first budget statement to Parliament.
(ADOAGYIRI) AKWAPEM SOUTH:
Parents urge to invest more in their wards education
Friday, March 06 2009
Headmistress of PRESEP Preparatory School at Adoagyiri near Nsawam, Mrs Rebecca Boateng, has urged parents and guardians in the area to spend their resources on their children’s education instead of funerals.
(PAKRO) AKWAPEM SOUTH:
People of Pakro appeal to MP to regravel road
Friday, March 06 2009
The chief and people of Pakro near Nsawam in the Akuapem South Municipality, has appealed to the Member of Parliament for the area, Mr Osei Bonsu Amoah to assist to regravel the 18 kilometre Pakro road.
NATIONAL:
UN calls for end to violence against women
Friday, March 06 2009
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for greater international action to end violence against women saying; “We must stop the habitual and socially ingrained violence that mars lives, destroys health, perpetuates poverty and prevents us from achieving women’s equality and empowerment.”
ACCRA:
Agriculture is strength of Ghana’s industrial growth: Duffuor
Friday, March 06 2009
Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, said government considered agriculture as Ghana’s greatest strength and critical for the country’s Industrial growth.
NATIONAL:
Guinea fowl farmers to receive assistance
Friday, March 06 2009
Guinea fowl farmers in the three Northern regions will be supported with incubators to produce keets for farmers.
ACCRA:
Trial of three Chinese in sex trade case begins
Friday, March 06 2009
The trial began on Thursday at a Circuit Court in Accra of three Chinese who were busted recently for transporting and trafficking 10 Chinese girls to engage in the sex trade in Ghana.
BAWKU:
"Leave the children out of It" - Vice President
Friday, March 06 2009
Vice President John Mahama on Thursday condemned the use of children as combatants in the renewed Bawku conflict, and asked the security agencies to help to smoke out those behind the scheme.
ACCRA:
Ministry to initiate review of national youth policy
Friday, March 06 2009
The Ministry of Youth and Sports will initiate action to review the National Youth Policy to make it dynamic, pro-youth, and multi-partisan in line with the youth manifesto prepared during the 2004 general election.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Tullow oil explains operations to chiefs
Friday, March 06 2009
The Well Manager of Tullow Ghana Limited, Mr Allan Dowokpor, has stated that the company has completed the exploration of the Jubilee Field and that it is to be develop to produce oil.
NATIONAL:
Ghanaians mark Independence anniversary
Friday, March 06 2009
Ghanaians today mark the 52nd Anniversary of Independence obtained on the 6th of March 1957 from British colonial rule.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Four persons appear in court for murder
Saturday, March 07 2009
Four persons on Wednesday appeared before a Sekondi High Court for allegedly conspiring to commit murder and murdering Baba Yakubu Musa, a 65-year old cripple and hunch back at Bibiani.
      
ACCRA:
Avocate for stringent measures to check sex-tourism
Saturday, March 07 2009
International players in the tourists industry, on Wednesday advocated the establishment of stringent measures to check sex- tourism and other negative spots, likely to be associated with the fledging tourist business in Ghana.
    
ACCRA:
Ghana News Agency retirees elect officers
Saturday, March 07 2009
Retired Staff of the Ghana News Agency at its annual general meeting elected Mr Edward Ameyibor as its President with Mr G. Dabietey-Paresen, as Vice President.
   
ENYAN DENKYIRA:
SSNIT pensioners asked to renew life certificate
Saturday, March 07 2009
Pensioners under the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), who are over 70 years, have been advised to go to their Zonal offices to obtain a “life Certificate” to ensure the continuous payment of their monthly entitlements.
    
CAPE COAST:
TB Control Programme chalks success in CR
Saturday, March 07 2009
The TB Control Programme has made a remarkable success in the Central Region due to the involvement of chiefs in the programme.
HOHOE:
Manager in court for fraudourism
Saturday, March 07 2009
Hohoe branch manager of Unique Shepherd Micro Finance Company Limited, Samuel Komla Amedorme, has been remanded in prison custody by a Hohoe Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding 140 clients to the tune of ¢4,200.
(MENSAHMAN) AKWAPEM SOUTH:
Expose students to mushroom production- Centre
Saturday, March 07 2009
Director of the Voice Agricultural Training Centre at Mensahman, near Nsawam, in the Akuapem South Municipality,  Reverend Yong-Hak Lee,  has called on private and public agricultural training schools, to introduce mushroom, snail and silk production to their students.
    
(WANGAKROM) TARKWA :
Communities provided with educational infrastructure
Saturday, March 07 2009
The management of Anglogold Ashanti Mine at Tarkwa has spent about 100,000 dollars in the provision of educational infrastructure to improving living standards of the people.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Police to investigate attack on NPP activist
Saturday, March 07 2009
The Ashanti Regional Security Council (AREGSEC), has directed the Ashanti Regional Police Command to investigate the alleged attack and burning of a vehicle belonging to Mr Appiah Stadium, an NPP activist, at Asem in Kumasi.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Support educational development, Asantehene
Saturday, March 07 2009
Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on corporate bodies and stakeholders to assist in the educational development of the country.
ASHAIMAN:
Suspect allegedly dies in Ashaiman police cell
Saturday, March 07 2009
The Tema Regional Police Command is investigating circumstances that led to the death of a suspected criminal in the Ashaiman police cell on Wednesday.
    
CAPE COAST:
Students deplore outbreak of violence at Bawku
Saturday, March 07 2009
The Ghana Muslim Students Association of Ghana (GMSA) has expressed concern about the outbreak of fresh violence at Bawku, and called on the people to exercise restraint and comply with government directives for an amicable and lasting solution to the conflict.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
National development high on agenda
Sunday, March 08 2009
Ghanaians have been urged to let the patriotism demonstrated by the founders of the nation to inspire them to be committed to national development.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Youth urged to acquire employable skills
Sunday, March 08 2009
The Gomoa West District Coordinating Director, Mr Fred O. Addae, has urged the country’s youth to take advantage of government’s investment in human resource and acquire employable skills to enable them to become productive citizens.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Tourism now sophisticated - Minister
Sunday, March 08 2009
The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah, says government is committed to creating a conducive environment for sustainable development and growth of tourism.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Two charged with abduction, defilement
Sunday, March 08 2009
Two driver assistants have been arraigned before the Asamankese circuit court charged with abducting a 15-year-old girl and defiling her.
NATIONAL:
Fuel prices to go down 3 - 10%
Sunday, March 08 2009
Prices of petroleum products are expected to be reduced effective Monday, March 9, 2009 in line with the tax reductions proposed by government in the 2009 budget.
HO:
’One-Touch’ expands its base in Volta
Sunday, March 08 2009
The reach of ‘One-Touch’ mobile network in the Volta Region will increase by about 350 percent by the last quarter of this 
year as Vodafone-Ghana Telecom gears up for competition in the mobile telephony business in Ghana.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Mike Hammah in call for peace
Sunday, March 08 2009
The Member of Parliament for Effutu, Mr Mike Hammah has appealed to the people in the constituency to forget the past and unite for the accelerated development of the area.
BAWKU:
’Culture of impunity must stop’
Sunday, March 08 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday warned that the government would not shield any one irrespective of political, ethnic or any form of affiliation, found either wielding or keeping weapons in the region.
BOLGATANGA:
Veep visits farmers
Sunday, March 08 2009
Vice President John Mahama visited Navrongo near Bolgatanga on Friday afternoon to interact with tomato farmers in the wake of current frustrations over a glut of the commodity this season.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
MPs attend post-budget workshop
Sunday, March 08 2009
The Speaker of Parliament, Justice Joyce A. Bamford-Addo, says Parliament has the prime duty of monitoring public expenditure to ensure that monies used are authorized and spent on purposes intended.
BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI:
’Inculcate good values in the youth’
Sunday, March 08 2009
The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Co-ordinating Director, Mr Louis Bayuoh, has called for the inculcating in the youth the proud Ghanaian values of respect, good dressing and discipline.
ACCRA:
Cinderella told in the African way
Sunday, March 08 2009
The National Theatre, Ghana and the National Touring Theatre of Sweden is to produce a film to highlight some of the challenges women and children go through particularly in Africa as well as finding solutions to them.
(TEMA) TMA :
Workers urged to be abreast with labour laws
Monday, March 09 2009
Workers have been urged to be conversant with the labour laws to enable it guide them through their service.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Christians urged to stop liquor intake
Monday, March 09 2009
The Rev. Thomas Quaicoe of the Brotherhood Church in Kumasi has stated that due to its addictive tendencies and the destructive consequences, liquor intake as a lifestyle should be discouraged among Christians.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH :
Fuel smuggling to Togo on the increase
Monday, March 09 2009
A Retired Sailor, Mr Moses Atsu Kumalor,has advised the government to act with dispatch to tackle the massive smuggling of petroleum products to neighbouring Togo from the Ketu-South District.
(AFUTA) KETU SOUTH :
Calm returns to Afuta
Monday, March 09 2009
Calm has returned to the Volta Regional town of Afuta, near Agbozume after a confrontation between residents and policemen who scaled the walls into a house in search of a suspect alleged to have committed assault.
(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
District emerged second in BECE in UE Region
Monday, March 09 2009
The Talensi Naddam District in the Upper East Region emerged second in the 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination among the nine districts in the Region.
ACCRA :
Churches urged to reach out to street children
Monday, March 09 2009
The Children’s Department of the Asylum Down Presbyterian Church has appealed to church elders and evangelists to reach out to their colleagues on the street and extend parental love to them.
NATIONAL:
Government to restructure NHIS
Monday, March 09 2009
The National Health Insurance Scheme is to be restructured to respond to the needs of the population and improve upon the issue of claims management.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Tongo Director urges youth to refrain from violence
Monday, March 09 2009
The District Coordinating Director of the Talensi-Nabdam District, Mr Alhassan Fuseini has advised the youth not to allow themselves to be used by selfish people to achieve their motives.
YENDI :
Yendi pump mechanics form association
Monday, March 09 2009
A forty-member Area Pump Mechanics Association drawn from the Northern Region has been inaugurated at Yendi in the Yendi Municipal Assembly of the Northern Region.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
About 90 per cent orphanage inmates not orphans
Monday, March 09 2009
The Effutu Municipal Director of the Department of Social Welfare, Mr Godwill Francis Acquah has observed that about 90 per cent of children in orphanage homes nationwide have relatives.
TAMALE :
Philanthropist walks for peace in the north
Monday, March 09 2009
A Tamale based philanthropist, Ahaji Adam Yakubu Imoro Ayaana has organised organized a 16- kilometre peace and health walk in Tamale to promote peace in the area.
ZABZUGU-TATALE:
Health facilities in north to be rehabilitated
Monday, March 09 2009
Health facilities destroyed by floods in the Northern Region are to be rehabilitated by the Ministry to strengthen the programme for modernizing health care and also improve access to quality health care delivery.
NATIONAL :
Transport Police to replace MTTU
Monday, March 09 2009
A Transport Police Unit is to be established within the Ministry of Transport to undertake road patrols to pre-erupt road accidents.
NATIONAL:
Ministry to construct new treatment plant at Akuse
Monday, March 09 2009
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing is to construct a new water treatment plant at Akuse to address the perennial water problems in Accra and parts of the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Porcupine beat Lions
Monday, March 09 2009
Defending SIC-SWAG Nyemitei Cup Kumasi Asante Kotoko took another step towards the annexation of the trophy this year when they defeated Kpando Heart of Lions 1-0 in the first leg of the competition at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dwarfs hold Manchester United
Monday, March 09 2009
Twifo Praso based Manchester United played a determined game to hold the Under 20 side of Ebusua Dwarfs to a 1-1 drawn game in a special soccer match played at the Twifo Praso Sakora Park to climax the 52nd Independence Anniversary celebrations at Praso on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DR Congo lift CHAN trophy
Monday, March 09 2009
DR Congo’s Leopards made history by becoming the first team to win the African Nations Championship (CHAN) after Ghana 2-0 in the final played on Sunday at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three Stars in CHAN Best XI team
Monday, March 09 2009
Three members of the Black Stars that played at maiden African Nations Championship have been named in the Caf best eleven team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Government to boost sports
Monday, March 09 2009
The Ministry of Youth and Sports will develop, promote and organise a mass of amateur and professional sports in the country to put Ghana high on the world map of sports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rahim feels pressure
Monday, March 09 2009
Ghana midfielder Ibrahim Ayew admitted on the eve of the African Nations Championship final against the Democratic Republic of Congo that he feels the pressure of belonging to a famous family.
NATIONAL :
Petroleum prices to go down
Monday, March 09 2009
Prices of petroleum products are expected to be reduced effective Monday, March 9, 2009 in line with the tax reductions proposed by government in the 2009 budget.
(NAVRONGO) WA :
Use dialogue
Monday, March 09 2009
Students in the country have been urged to employ dialogue in resolving their differences with authorities instead of resorting to demonstrations and strikes.
    
ACCRA :
About 11 million use mobile phones
Monday, March 09 2009
Ghana’s total fixed and mobile subscription in 2008 stood at 10,522,240, the 2009 Government’s budget statement presented to parliament has indicated.
ACCRA :
Importation of used tyres to be banned
Monday, March 09 2009
The importation of used car tyres, popularly called second-hand tyres, face an imminent ban as stakeholders in the transport industry meet to take a decision for safety on the roads.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom donates to orphanage
Monday, March 09 2009
Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom has made a cash donation to the Catholic Mission Orphanage in the Ivorian capital Yamossoukro on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Hiddink contemplates Essien start
Monday, March 09 2009
Guus Hiddink is weighing up the option of starting Michael Essien during Chelsea’s Champions League trip to Juventus on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien declares everything is perfect
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Michael Essien says he feels good after completing his first ninety minutes in over six months for Chelsea on Tuesday.
(TEMA) TMA :
Shipping company supports residents of Tema Manhean
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The management of Tsakos Shipping and Trading Agency, subsidiary of Greece-based Tsakos International Oil Shipping Group of Companies has presented items worth 10,000 dollars to residents of Tema Manhean.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Tight security for independence parade
Monday, March 09 2009
The celebration of Ghana’s 52nd Independence anniversary in the Asante-Akim South District at Juaso Presbyterian Junior High School Park on Friday was held amidst heavy security presence.
NATIONAL:
Ghana finds more oil
Monday, March 09 2009
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation says it has discovered a significant quantity of oil and gas at the offshore Tano Basin.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Ministerial nominees’ vetting still on
Monday, March 09 2009
Four of President John Mills’ five nominees have so far been vetted today by the Appointments Committee of Parliament.
BAWKU:
Roadmap for Bawku peace drawn
Monday, March 09 2009
A roadmap has been drawn to work out a peace deal in the restive Bawku area in the Upper East region.
(ABIPOTIA) KWAHU WEST :
Farmers and landlords hit the streets
Tuesday, March 10 2009
More than 500 farmers and landlords from 12 communities have embarked on a  demonstration against the management of SONITRA Construction Company limited.
(NKRANKWANTA) DORMAA :
Thieves raid senior high school
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Thieves have broken into Nkrankwanta Senior High School in Dormaa Municipality and made away with school property.
SUNYANI :
Cultural centre to train youth
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Centre for National Culture in Sunyani is to embark on some employment generating and cultural promotion activities this year.
NKORANZA :
MP helps girls to enter senior high school
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Nkoranza District Girls Education Officer, Ms. Agartha Osei has commended the MP for Nkoranza South, Mr. Kwame Amporfo-Twumasi, for promoting education in the district, more especially girls’ education.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Government urged to promote herbal medicine
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Director of Mpaebo Herbal Clinic, formerly Peace Herbal Clinic, Mr Karmar Agyapong has called on the government to do more to promote herbal medicine in the country.
ACCRA :
Fiifi grilled at vetting
Tuesday, March 10 2009
One of the Deputies designate for the Finance and Economic Planning Ministry, Mr.Fiifi Kwetey went through what many describe as the thoughest vetting so far this year before the Appointments Committee of Parliament.
WA :
Domestic violence still prevalent
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Statistics from the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) indicate that domestic violence is still a problem in Ghana as 708 defilement cases were recorded against girls and five cases against boys from January to December 2008.
(BUI) TAIN :
Security men at Bui dam project site charged
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Two security officers of Sinohydro Company working on the Bui Dam Project, charged with stealing, have been remanded in police custody by the Techiman Circuit Cour
BAWKU :
Stop using children as combatants-NGO
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Challenging Heights (CH), a child rights non-governmental organisation (NGO), has condemned the recruitment of children as combatants in the Bawku conflicts and called on the warring factions to stop the practice.
(FADAMA) AMA :
Student in court for pouring hot water on colleague
Tuesday, March 10 2009
A student who poured hot water on her colleague resulting in severe burns on her back and breast has appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra charged with causing harm.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Two attempt suicide in police custody
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Two men who attempted to commit suicide while in the custody of the Koforidua Central Police have been jailed for 12 months in hard labour, plus GH¢300 each in default of which they will spend additional six months each.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Fresh Mensah Blow For Ghana
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Ghana are likely to miss central defender John Mensah for their opening second phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Benin later this month because of injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari Misses Plane To Manchester
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Inter are preparing for their highly anticipated return-leg against Manchester United in the Champions League, but suffered a slight and avoidable setback when Sulley Ali Muntari forgot his passport.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien impresses in FA Cup
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Ghana international Michael Essien enjoyed 30 minutes of action in his Chelsea first team return after a six-month lay-off.
(KNUST) KUMASI:
KATH, KNUST sign MoU
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide for a general frame work for co-operation between the two institutions in the areas of training of health professionals.
(KNUST) KUMASI:
KNUST houses next Teaching Hospital
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Work on the ultra-modern Teaching Hospital of the Kwame University of Science and Technology (KNUST) would soon commence to help facilitate health care delivery in the country, Professor Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa, Vice-Chancellor of the University, has disclosed.
ACCRA:
Mumuni off to Copenhagen soon
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, would this week attend a two-day meeting of Nordic-Africa foreign ministers in Copenhagen, Denmark.
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
Mills appreciates EU support
Tuesday, March 10 2009
President Mills Tuesday lauded the European Union Commission for its role in the entrenchment of democracy in Ghana.
(ATWEDIE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Chief in fatal accident
Tuesday, March 10 2009
Nana Kwansiafam Appianin Broni, 52, Akwamuhene of Asankare Traditional Area and his four-year-old daughter, Mabel Appianin were pronounced dead on arrival at the Juaso District Hospital after they were involved in a road accident at the outskirt of Asankare near Atwedie in the Asante Akim South District on Monday.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Police warns against dangerous driving
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The new Kasoa Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jordan Quaye has warned that his administration would not tolerate any act of indiscipline, that might lead to destruction of life and property within Kasoa or on the Kasoa-Winneba-Cape Coast road.
ACCRA:
Doctors on priority list
Tuesday, March 10 2009
The Minister for Health, Dr George Sipa-Adjah Yankey has assured doctors and other health workers that government would do everything possible to improve their conditions of service.
NATIONAL:
Mills drops Dr Siaw-Sappore
Tuesday, March 10 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has withdrawn the nomination of the Deputy Communications Minister designate Dr. Nartey Siaw-Sappore.
ACCRA:
Eleven for Council of State
Tuesday, March 10 2009
President Mills has appointed eleven persons to the Council of State.
ACCRA :
Ghana to celebrate tree planting day
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms. Sherry Ayittey has said Ghana would soon celebrate a national Arbor Day to help with the process of greening the country.
(TEMA) TMA :
Nana Konadu calls for support
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has underscored the need for Ghanaians, especially members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to rally behind President John Evans Atta Mills to run a successful government to develop the nation.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Birim Central Municipal MHIS registers over 70 per cent
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Birim Central Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme Secretariat at Akim Oda has so far registered 131,287 clients as at the end of last year.
(POKUASE) GA WEST :
Accident kills three at Pokuase
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Three persons were killed in an accident on Tuesday when a Man Diesel truck hit a passenger bus and fell into a trench at Pokuase in the Ga West District
ACCRA :
Ministry of Transport says it does not intend to disband MTTU
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Ministry of Transport has said the concept of the establishment of a dedicated traffic police would be a collaborative effort between the Ministries of Interior and Transport.
NATIONAL :
GTV joins channels on Dstv
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has joined the list of more than 60 channels on Dstv to give Ghanaian subscribers access to Ghana Television (GTV) with Dstv’s digital quality pictures.
ACCRA:
Government urged to reduce corporate tax
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The former Attorney-General, Mr. Joe Ghartey has urged the Minister of Finance to reduce corporate tax to 15 per cent to enable the private sector to grow and thus create employment.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Accusations against Mumuni an attempt to discredit him – NDC
Wednesday, March 11 2009
A group of members of the National Democratic Congress known as Concerned NDC Youth described the call by the opposition NPP on Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, to resign as a deliberate attempt to discredit him and also to destabilize the government.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST
Call for renewed commitment to change traditional roles
Wednesday, March 11 2009
ActionAid Ghana and Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) have called for renewed commitment to change traditional roles assigned to men and women.
NATIONAL :
Police to be well equipped
Wednesday, March 11 2009
In the quest to minimise the spate of armed robbery in the country,   Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has announced that the Police will soon be equipped with high-tech gadgets to enable them effectively deal with the situation especially those on highways.
ACCRA :
Ex-President Kufuor pays tribute to Salia
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the late Edward Salia, NDC MP for Jirapa, distinguished himself as a statesman and deserved the honour of a state burial.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH :
Minister calls for tightening of intestate succession law
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, has called for the strengthening of the intestate succession law to save women from the trauma and psychological abuse they suffer at the hands of in-laws on the death of their husbands.
(TEMA) NDC:
Konadu calls for support for successful governance
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has underscored the need for Ghanaians, especially members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to rally behind President John Evans Atta Mills to run a successful government to develop the nation.
TAMALE:
Customers slam MTN
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Consumers in the three Northern Regions have slammed mobile network provider MTN for the poor service it has been providing the people in the area for the past two months.
(KWAMOSO) NDC:
NDC Government will fulfil promises - Gyampoh
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Eastern Regional Secretary of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Anthony Gyampoh, has assured Ghanaians that President John Evans Atta Mills’ administration would fulfil all its electoral promises.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema drivers unhappy with fuel price reduction
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Some commercial drivers in the Tema Metropolis have expressed dissatisfaction with the level of reduction in fuel prices by the government, suggesting that it was inadequate.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
UAE’s Al Jazira target Opoku
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Asante Kotoko midfielder Jordan Opoku is being tracked by the Emirati side Al Jazira in a US$ 600,000 move.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Economic recession paints gloomy picture
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research of the University of Ghana, says the global economic crisis is fast taking a toll on Ghana’s export earnings and remittances warning this posed “danger” to the economy and to households.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
’Create awareness about tourism potentials’
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Minister of Tourism, Mrs Juliana Azumah Mensah, Wednesday expressed concern about the lack of awareness of the potentials the tourism sector contributes to the national economy.
HO:
Culture of impunity must stop - Afari-Gyan
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, says those who flout the country’s electoral laws should be prosecuted in order to end “political impunity” during elections.
SEKYERE EAST:
Small-scale industries want tax collection unit
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Sekyere East District Association of Small Scale Industries in the Ashanti Region have called on the Internal Revenue Service to establish a tax collection office in the district to facilitate tax payment by workers, especially those in the informal sector.
ACCRA:
Mining Law unfavourable to communitites
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ms Joyce Aryee, has stated that the mining laws which prescribe compensation payments for lands, crops and buildings affected by mining are unfavourable to people and communities affected by mining.
ACCRA:
Fiifi Kwetey’s appointment in limbo
Wednesday, March 11 2009
The Appointments Committee of Parliament has failed to settle the storm over Deputy Finance Minister Designate, Fiifi Kwetey.
(LATERBIOKORSHIE) AMA:
Residents express worry about Zoomlion
Thursday, March 12 2009
An opinion leader and resident of Laterbiokorshie, Mr Nii Okai Tagoe, has expressed displeasure about the way Zoomlion workers charge illegal fees ranging from GH¢1.00, GH¢1.50, and GH¢2.00 before allowing residents to dump their refuse into the containers.
SUNYANI :
Brong Ahafo to project itself
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo has announced that the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) would launch a website to project the activities of the region to the outside world.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Careless driver fined 50-penalty units
Thursday, March 12 2009
A circuit court at Dormaa Ahenkro in Brong Ahafo presided by Mr Justice V. C. Senu, has slapped a 50-penalty unit (GHC 600) fine on Martin Takyi for driving carelessly and causing harm to a woman.
(TUMFA) ATIWA :
Ninety-year old and grandson die in rainstorm
Thursday, March 12 2009
Obaapanyin Afua Gyekyewaa, a 90 year-old woman, and her four- year- old grandson, Richard Obeng, were pronounced dead on arrival at the Enyiresi Government Hospital, after the room they were sleeping in collapsed and fell on them at Tumfa near Kwabeng, in the Atiwa District.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Eastern Region to promote irrigation and tourism
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has said he will focus his attention on the development of modern irrigation systems for agriculture and tourism.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Drivers asked to carry fire extinguishers
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Divisional Fire officer of the Effutu-Awutu-Senya District, Mr Bartholomew Nketiah, has urged drivers who do not carry fire extinguishers to do so immediately.
BOLGATANGA:
Chief encourages community to help the sick
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Chief of Kongo, in the Upper East Region, Sapaat-Naab David Dok Dong, is sensitizing people in the community to contribute food stuffs during this year’s harvest period, that would be used to help people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and others who are too sick to work
(AHINSAN) KMA:
Police needs support from the public
Thursday, March 12 2009
Detective Chief Inspector James Kwaku Ansah of Asokwa Police Station, has called for the continued support and co-operation from the public in the fight against criminal activities to bring about peace and stability in the country
HO :
MP donates to schools and communities
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho-West, Mr Emmanuel Kwesi Bedzrah, has presented 20 sets of football jerseys and 20 balls worth 7000 Ghana Cedis to seven Senior High Schools (SHS) and 13 community football clubs in the constituency.
NATIONAL:
World Bank cautions on use of oil money
Thursday, March 12 2009
The World Bank has cautioned Ghana against mismanagement of its oil revenue which could adversely affect the country’s economy.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Farmer faces stealing, fraud charges
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Asamankese Circuit Court has remanded in prison custody, Kwaku Odartey, a farmer, who sold his cassava farm to three persons and collected various sums of money.
ACCRA :
Minister appeals to private investors
Thursday, March 12 2009
The minister for Tourism , Madam Juliana Azuma - Mensah has called on private entrepreneurs and companies to invest in the main tourist attractions in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien declares everything is perfect
Thursday, March 12 2009
Michael Essien says he feels good after completing his first ninety minutes in over six months for Chelsea on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fresh Mensah Blow For Ghana
Thursday, March 12 2009
Ghana are likely to miss central defender John Mensah for their opening second phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Benin later this month because of injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Buaben shines in Scottish Cup
Thursday, March 12 2009
As Inter prepared for their highly anticipated return-leg against Manchester United in the Champions League, but suffered a slight and avoidable setback when Sulley Ali Muntari forgot his passport.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites set for Saudi tourney
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Black Satellites will play in a four-nation invitational tournament in Saudi Arabia next month ahead of the Fifa World Youth Championship in Egypt later this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rahim counts CHAN benefits
Thursday, March 12 2009
Rahim Ayew is licking the wounds of failing to lift the African Nations Championship but the player says the tournament has given his career a huge lift.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
SMART gives to GBA
Thursday, March 12 2009
Smart Drinks Company Limited on Tuesday donated 10 cartons Smart Energy Drinks and 40 ’T’ Shirts to the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA).
TECHIMAN :
Teenage pregnancy on the increase
Thursday, March 12 2009
Teenage Pregnancy is on the increase in Techiman Municipality as education especially that of the girl-child is on the decline. The Techiman Municipal Chairman of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools, Ben Boabeng, disclosed this in an interview with Radio Ghana in Techiman. 
ACCRA :
World kidney day today
Thursday, March 12 2009
Today is World Kidney day. The day is set aside to encourage and motivate people to check their kidney status. A Chronic kidney disease is caused by high blood pressure.
ACCRA :
EC calls for legal action
Thursday, March 12 2009
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) has said those who flout the country’s electoral laws should be prosecuted in order to end “political impunity” during elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana moves a place up
Thursday, March 12 2009
Ghana improves a place up on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking table released today by Fifa.
ACCRA :
Junior doctors refuse salary structure
Thursday, March 12 2009
Junior Doctors at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital have rejected the Single Spine Salary structure yet to be implemented by government.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Clottey eyes unification
Thursday, March 12 2009
Joshua "The Heater" Clottey - International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight Champion is aiming at being the first Ghanaian to unify two world titles as he takes on World Boxing Organization (WBO) Champion, Maguel ’Angel’ Cotto of Puerto Rico on June 13 at the Madison Square Gardens, United States of America (USA).
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey eyes unification
Thursday, March 12 2009
Joshua "The Heater" Clottey - International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight Champion is aiming at being the first Ghanaian to unify two world titles as he takes on World Boxing Organization (WBO) Champion, Maguel ’Angel’ Cotto of Puerto Rico on June 13 at the Madison Square Gardens, United States of America (USA).
ACCRA :
Airport tax bill passed
Thursday, March 12 2009
Parliament has passed into an Act the bill seeking to increase the nation’s airport tax, despite strong opposition from some Minority MPs.
(BAATSONA) TEMA :
Residents express fear.
Thursday, March 12 2009
Residents of Baatsona, especially those living around the Okpoi Gono junction, along the Spintex road have been living under constant fear for some time now following the activities of some miscreants and criminals who have invaded the area, and terrorising them.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Big clubs suffer defeats
Thursday, March 12 2009
Leaders Hearts of Oak saw their seven point lead whittle down to four after slipping 1-0 defeat to Tema Park in a 2-1 defeat to Tema Youth and champions Kotoko were also pegged back by promoted Eleven Wise at home.
KMA :
Fuel shortage in Kumasi
Thursday, March 12 2009
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), under the instruction of the government, has reduced the prices of petroleum products – petrol, diesel, kerosene, etc. - but drivers and other fuel consumers in the Kumasi metropolis, are yet to feel the positive impact of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government’s social intervention policy.
ACCRA:
BOG to stop money laundering
Thursday, March 12 2009
In a move to curb the threat of money laundering activities in the economy, the bank of Ghana has reiterated its commitment to establish a Financial Intelligence Unit to be called the Financial Intelligence Centre, FIC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nine players ineligible for DOL
Thursday, March 12 2009
Nine players have been named to be ineligible to feature for their clubs in the on-going Polytank League by the Division One League Board.
ACCRA:
Minority tenders fresh evidence
Thursday, March 12 2009
The Minority side of Parliament says it has fresh evidence to prove Mr. Fiifi Kwetey, one of two persons nominated by the President to deputize for Dr Kwabena Duffuor at the Finance Minister lacks integrity and should therefore not receive Parliamentary approval.
HO:
Tidal waves displace 3,000 people
Thursday, March 12 2009
A tidal wave surge has displaced over 3,000 people living along the coastal belt in the Volta Region.
TAMALE:
Tamale floods cause havoc
Thursday, March 12 2009
Floods in Tamale have destroyed property worth millions of Ghana cedis as rains raged the Northern Regional capital on the night of March 11.
TAIN :
Bees attack pupils
Friday, March 13 2009
A swarm of bees have invaded the Pentecost Preparatory School at Nsawkaw in the Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region, stinging staff and pupils of the school.
(HODZOGA) HO :
Man loses life chasing fowl
Friday, March 13 2009
Having failed to catch a rather evasive fowl, in a farm cottage at Hodzoga, near Ho, Johnson Kofi Agboli, allegedly attempted shooting at it.
(KNUST) KMA:
KNUST students charge on authorities
Friday, March 13 2009
Residents of the University and Unity Halls of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi have expressed their dissatisfaction with the university authorities, for the rustication and dismissal of some students of the said halls of residence.
CAPE COAST:
Sanitation offenders to face trial
Friday, March 13 2009
A four-day training workshop for 180 sanitation guards in the Central Region, is underway to build participants’ capacity in preparation for the strict enforcement of the various sanitation bye-laws in the districts.
ACCRA :
Government to ensure construction of qualitative roads
Friday, March 13 2009
The Minister of Roads and Highways, Joe Gidisu, has indicated that government is committed to ensuring the construction of qualitative roads in the country.  He said government will not relent in its efforts to apply the necessary sanctions.
ASHAIMAN :
DOVVSU personnel urged to minimize punishment
Friday, March 13 2009
Personnel of the Domestic Violence Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) have been asked to minimize punishment meted to perpetrators of domestic violence in a bid to avoid worsening victim’s ordeal.
EFFUTU :
CHRAJ addresses sexual harassment in schools
Friday, March 13 2009
The Effutu Municipal Director of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ),  Mr Richmond Mensah, has said that sexual harassment in schools contributes to indiscipline and can lead to poor academic performance.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Pupils cause prosecution of headteacher
Friday, March 13 2009
Following pressure by pupils of Mpasatia Junior High School, the Nkawie police have been compelled, to prosecute the school’s head teacher accused of defiling one of the female pupils.
(WECHIAW) WA WEST :
Wee farming on the increase in Upper West
Friday, March 13 2009
The cultivation and smoking of Indian hemp is uncharacteristic of the Upper West Region, says the Regional Minister, Mahmud Khalid.
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR :
"Prison officer" in police grips
Friday, March 13 2009
A 27 year old space to space operator, Alhassan Awudu who was dressed in the uniform of a prison officer has been smoked out through the vigilance of six prison officers led by Senior Chief Officer, Emmanuel Assan, and handed over to the Teshie Police.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Mills places God first
Friday, March 13 2009
President John Atta Mills has reacted to criticisms that he has turned the Castle, the seat of government into a "prayer camp," saying, "I have no apologies and regrets to offer."
ACCRA :
School supported by Cocoaboard
Friday, March 13 2009
Ghana Cocoa Board has presented three computers to Saint Margaret Mary Senior High School in Accra. The Director of Scholarships Unit of COCOBOD, George Anto-Boateng who made the presentation said the donation marks the end of COCOBOD’s 60th Anniversary donation of computers to needy Second Cycle schools in the country. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor wants more after first win
Friday, March 13 2009
Head coach of Sekondi Eleven Wise CK Akunnor says his side could have achieved more than the 2-1 league victory chalked over champions Asante Kotoko on  Wednesday at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful seeks Kotoko return
Friday, March 13 2009
Ghana international Harrison Afful has expressed his desire to join Asante Kotoko for the remainder of the season after unsuccessful stints abroad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac’s focus turns to World Cup
Friday, March 13 2009
Milovan Rajevac has talked of his desire to see Ghana become a very big football team in the world by 2010 as he seeks to qualify the Black Stars to the World Cup finals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mirren draw with All Blacks
Friday, March 13 2009
Sporting Mirren muffed up hatful of goal scoring chances to draw goalless with Gamba All Blacks at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Thursday.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Bank girls fall prey to con man
Saturday, March 14 2009
Latest reports from the Accra West Divivional Police has revealed that the 31-year-old self-styled lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) currently being investigated for fraud had also defrauded two women of sums totalling GH¢106,OOO, after telling them he would add the monies to his own to marry them.
ACCRA:
Inflation highest in 5 years
Saturday, March 14 2009
Ghana’s annual inflation rate increased to 20.34 per cent in February, from 19.86 per cent in January, the highest in more than five years.
TAMALE:
Tamale may experience cholera outbreak
Saturday, March 14 2009
Residents of Nyohini, in the Tamale Metropolis, are currently confronted with severe environmental problems, which are likely to cause a cholera outbreak.
(ACCRA) AMA:
GPRTU at war over GH 4.5bn cash
Saturday, March 14 2009
There were scuffles yesterday at the Neoplan Station Branch Number 4 of the GPRTU over misappropriation of some 4.5 billion old cedis which was accumulated from a fund set aside by the union to construct a drivers’ lodge.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Teacher faces death charge over pupil’s death
Saturday, March 14 2009
A packed Akim Oda Magistrate’s court was filled with shocked silence, when the prosecution read a charge of provisional murder against a teacher who allegedly administered two strokes of the cane on a 14-year-old pupil who died later in the day.
DANGME EAST:
Pastor uses manhood in deliverance
Saturday, March 14 2009
The activity of a self-styled man of God has thrown the Dangme East and parts of the Dangme West districts into a state of fear. The pastor, who is said to have claimed that his manhood has been anointed to solve the problems of women, goes into bed with them as his way of liberating the unsuspecting women from demons.
(TESHIE):LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR
Prison Officer’ In Police Grips
Saturday, March 14 2009
Alhassan Awudu, 27, is a space to space operator, but dressed in the uniform of a prison officer.
ACCRA:
GJA reminds President Mills to honour promise
Sunday, March 15 2009
The Ghana Journalists Association has asked President John Evans Atta Mills to keep to his promise of seeing to the enactment of the Freedom of Information Law.
ACCRA:
23-member council of state appointees named
Saturday, March 14 2009
The President, H. E. John Atta Mills has released the final list of the members of his Council of State.
NATIONAL:
MTTU hits the road to help reduce spate of accidents
Saturday, March 14 2009
The Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) OF THE Ghana Police Service has begun the deployment of more highway patrol men to help enforce road regulations as part of regulations as part of efforts to reduce the spate of road accidents in the country.
ACCRA:
’Kufuor office saga: Mills must intervene’
Sunday, March 15 2009
Former CPP Presidential Candidate, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom says he is disappointed and saddened by the raging debate over former President John Kufuor’s use of a state property as his private office.
NATIONAL:
Report finally reaches Mills’ office
Sunday, March 15 2009
The government’s side Transition Team has presented a complete report of its investigations to the President, His Excellency John Evans Atta Mills.
ACCRA:
GPRTU at war
Sunday, March 15 2009
There were scuffles yesterday at the Neoplan Station Branch Number 4 of the GPRTU over misappropriation of some 4.5 billion old cedis which was accumulated from a fund set aside by the union to construct a drivers’ lodge.
TAMALE:
Culture of impunity must stop - Jake
Sunday, March 15 2009
The 2008 Campaign Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, says recurrence of reprisals and arsons in the northern regional capital may not cease if security agencies fail to deal with perpetrators.
ACCRA:
’NPP restored Ghana’s economy’
Sunday, March 15 2009
Former Western Regional Minister, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has expressed strong views that the economy of Ghana was restored by the opposition New Patriotic Party in the last eight years of its control of the country’s economy.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
’Wee’ suspect absconds from hospital
Sunday, March 15 2009
A native of Adum Treboum in the Mpohor Wassa East District, Ekow Nkrumah,who has been charged with possession of Indian hemp, attempted assault and was remanded into prison custody by an Agona-Nkwanta Magistrate Court, has escaped from his police escort.
ACCRA:
Kofi Boakye awaits Council’s decision
Sunday, March 15 2009
The fate of the former Director of Operations of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Kofi Boakye, continuous to remain unknown long after he was granted a Presidential pardon by former President Kufuor, before the latter left office.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Lands Commission to investigate malpractices
Sunday, March 15 2009
The Western Regional Secretariat of the Lands Commission has indicated its readiness to investigate alleged falsification of records at the Secretariat.
(KUMASI) KMA:
KMA favourites lobby Assembly Members
Sunday, March 15 2009
Information available to The Chronicle in Kumasi indicates that some personalities, whose names have been making rounds as likely to be appointed the Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, have started wooing some members of the assembly, with the view to soliciting their support after being appointed.
TAMALE :
Tamale may experience cholera outbreak
Sunday, March 15 2009
Residents of Nyohini, in the Tamale Metropolis, are currently confronted with severe environmental problems, which are likely to cause a cholera outbreak.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Decentralize Teachers Fund - Bonsu
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Ashanti Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr. A. K. Bonsu, has called for the decentralization of Teachers Fund to make it more accessible to teachers.
(AMANTIN) ATEBUBU :
:Rainstorm causes havoc
Tuesday, March 17 2009
More that 395 people have been rendered homeless at Amantin near Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region and property worth over GHC 67,000 destroyed following a rainstorm that hit the area.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
GPRTU, PROTOA protest
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and Progress Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), at Agona Swedru, have protested against the decision of the Agona West Municipal Assembly to ban their local taskforce formed to check indiscipline by drivers in the municipality
(KATH) KMA :
KATH performs first Laryngectomy and neck dissection.
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi now has the expertise to perform total Laryngectomy - surgical removal of the voice box – following the successful operation on a 63-year old man.
ACCRA:
Kufuor’s office saga put to rest
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Presidency has given the indication that former President John Kufuor formally requested to use a state bungalow at Ridge in Accra as his offices.
ACCRA :
Water meters meet specifications - GSB
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Director of the Metrology Department of the Ghana Standards Board (GSB), Rev Moses Pappoe has confirmed that water meters in the public domain met the required specification of the GSB.
SHAMA :
An airport for district
Tuesday, March 17 2009
An Airport is to be built in the Shama District under the south Molton-Shama Sister City partnership project.  The Administrative Secretary of the project, Francis Mensah who disclosed this to Radio Ghana in Sekondi said a plot of land has already been demarcated for the project. 
BAWKU :
Government renews curfew in Bawku
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Interior Minister, Mr. Cletus Avoka has renewed the curfews imposed on the Bawku Municipality, the Gushegu township and their immediate environs with effect from March 16 for another week.
(KADIA) SAVELUGU-NANTON:
Ghosts terrorise town
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Residents of Kadia, a farming community near Diare in the
Savelugu-Nanton District of the Northern region are living in perpetual fear following reported sightings of ghosts since the February 15 motor accident in the area. 
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA warns public about unhygienic food
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has warned the public not to patronize foods which are displayed on the ground and or exposed to flies and dirt.
LAWRA :
Tsetseflies invad 4 Lawra communities
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Tsetseflies have invaded four communities in the Lawra District of the Upper West Region.
GA WEST :
Studies on Pokuase -Awoshie road completed
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Two feasibility studies have been completed to pave the way for the construction of the 21 kilometre Pokuase - Awoshie trunk road to link Amasaman  in Ga West to Weija in Ga South in the Greater Accra region.
(LAMBUSSIE) LAMBUSSIE KARNI :
Regional Minister interacts with chiefs and elders
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Mahmoud Khalid has undertaken a three-day familiarization tour of the region during which he interacted with Paramount chiefs and elders and spelt out his vision for the development of the region to them.
(PWALUGU)TALENSI-NABDAM :
"Youth in Agriculture project’
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The District Director of Agriculture in-charge of the Talensi-Nadam in the Upper East Region, Mr Gideon Owiredu, has advised the youth to take advantage of the government policy of ‘Youth in Agriculture project’ to go into farming.
   
ACCRA :
What the President is said on investment law?
Tuesday, March 17 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills says government will ensure that investment laws are effectively formulated and made attractive to encourage more investors into the country. 
NATIONAL:
Ghana, Korea confer on joint commission
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Ghana and Korea have expressed the need to establish a joint commission as a way to strengthen bilateral ties and co-operation between the two countries.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level as at today
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.  
ACCRA:
Vodafone to give hand out
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Staff of Ghana Telecom (GT) who opted for Vodafone’s  recent offer for voluntary disengagement are to benefit from a customized transition programme to enable them manage their detachment  effectively as they seek other job opportunities elsewhere.
(ANTOA) KWABRE :
New development in place
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Nana Kwame Owusu-Agyeman, Antoahene, has inaugurated a modern aqua-privy lavatory, worth GH¢80,000 at Antoa in the Kwabre District.
BAWKU:
Education important- Minister
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Mr. Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, has observed that education was the major component for improving productive capacity of societies.
    
EAST AKIM:
Birem River being polluted
Tuesday, March 17 2009
An illegal mining activity along the Birem River in the East Akim municipality in the Eastern Region is making the river unsafe for domestic purposes.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Significance of customary land secretariat
Tuesday, March 17 2009
A-day’s workshop on the significance of Customary Land Secretariat (CLS), established in Kasoa, in Awutu Senya District of the Central Region, has been held at Kasoa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko earn vital home win
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Asante Kotoko’s aspirations of going beyond the second round stage of the CAF Champions League gained ground after they triumphed Ittihad Khemissett 3-1 in the first leg at Sekondi Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars draws with Kessben
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Visiting Wa All Stars on Sunday forced Kessben F/C to a 1-1 drawn game in their GLO Premier League Week 12 encounter at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese near Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ref Lamptey picked for U-17 tourney
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey has been selected for the Africa U-17 Championship to be hosted by Algeria beginning this week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bechem Chelsea shock all Blacks
Tuesday, March 17 2009
A 20-METER pile driver from the foot of Lee Addy gave Bechem Chelsea the three maximum points at the expenses of All Blacks in their 12th week Glp Premier League match at the Swedru Sports Stadium yesterday.
BOLGATANGA:
APRM inaugurates Oversight Committee
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism District Oversight Committee has been inaugurated in the Upper East Region with a call on members to work to ensure that the government continues to make a significant improvement in the area of democracy and good political governance, corporate governance and socio-economic development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty stuns Ashgold
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals stormed the Len Clay Stadium, Obuasi to deepen the woes of bottom club, Ashgold when they chalked a 2-1 victory in the 12th Week Glo Premier League match on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat Mirren
Tuesday, March 17 2009
King Faisal worsened the plight of visiting Sporting Mirren with a 2-1 victory when they clashed in the GLO Premier League 12th Week match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Plastic Association responds to Veep’s call
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association is to engage a British waste processing company, Wells Plastic Limited to help solve the plastic bags menace threatening the environment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts consolidate lead
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Struggling Premiership leaders, Accra Hearts of Oak held on to a solitary lead grabbed by Obed Ansah to keep their hold on the Glo League in their match day 12 duel against a stubborn SEkondi Hassacas at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
SWAG consoles Quartey
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Sportswriters Association of Ghana (SWAG) has sent a message of condolence to former World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight Champion, Ike Quartey on the death of his wife, Barbara Quartey.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Former DCE in wave of appreciation
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Former Amansie West District Chief Executive, Mr Ben Kwakye-Adeefe, has expressed gratitude to the people especially traditional rulers and heads of department in the district for their unflinching support during his eight year tenure.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe’s strike saves Petrojet
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Ghanaian striker Eric Bekoe saved his side Petrojet from defeat when he snatched the equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Aysut Petroleum on Saturday in Egyptian Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kintampo Utd thrash Moonlight
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The division one league got into its third week with some interesting pairings over the weekend.At kintampo, Kintampo Utd welcomed Moonlight f/c with which seems to be a done deal job for the home side.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Drivers protest against Municipal Assembly
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union and Progress Transport Owners Association, at Agona Swedru, have protested against the decision of the Agona West Municipal Assembly to ban their local taskforce formed to check indiscipline by drivers in the municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dramani seals Kuban move
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Ghana international winger Haminu Dramani has joined Russian Premier League campaigners Kuban Krasnodar on loan until the end of the season.
NATIONAL:
Hundred million dollars to boost agric
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Ghana is to benefit from 100 million dollars credit from the Standard Bank Group of South Africa, towards the production of cereals, beginning from this farming season.
    
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST:
Use electricity astutely - ECG
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Effiduase District Manager of the Electricity Company of Ghana, Mr Adu Gyamfi, has advised customers to use electricity wisely to reduce power wastage and also to save money.
 
EJISU JUABEN:
Association donates to Ejisu Hospital
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Ejisu Development Association has donated three double-doors refrigerators and three automatic voltage regulators worth GH¢ 5,000 to the Ejisu Government Hospital.
MAMPONG:
Clergyman bemoans upsurge in curse invocation
Tuesday, March 17 2009
A clergyman has expressed concern about the current spate of invocation of curses on people by aggrieved persons, including Christians in the country.
    
NATIONAL:
Parliament sanctions ’09 fiscal policy
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Parliament Tuesday, through a voice vote, approved the financial policy of government for the year ending December 31, 2009.
    
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Seven more deputies endorsed
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The law making arm of government Tuesday approved seven more nominations of President John Evans Atta Mills for the position of Deputy Ministers.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Minister pleads for technical support
Tuesday, March 17 2009
The Minister for Energy, Dr Joe Oteng Adjei, Tuesday asked the government of the United States of America to help provide technical support for young graduates of the ministry on energy related issues to enable them to contribute meaningfully to the sector’s development.
(TEMA) TMA:
Defence Minister condemns military molestation
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Minister of Defence, Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith has said that his administration would not condone molestation of civilians by military personnel.
(GOMOA OBUASI) GOMOA EAST :
New district to get hospital facility
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Gomoa East, one of the newly created districts will have an ultra modern district hospital,  the Member of Parliament for the area, Mr. Ekow Panyin Okyere has said.
(EKUMFI NANBIN) CAPE COAST:
Resource complex to be built in honour of President Mills
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The African Trust, a non-governmental institution based in Tokyo, Japan is building a 60,000-dollar children’s resource complex in honour of President John Atta Mills at Ekumfi Nanabin, his father’s hometown.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Omanhene lauds government’s educational freebies
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II, has lauded the government’s decision to subsidize Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) registration fee for students
ACCRA:
Temporary closure of visa application centre
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Visa Section of the British High Commission has announced that its visa application centre in Accra would be closed on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in order to carry out essential maintenance and install new software on the Information Technology systems.
(DENASE) AFIGYA-KWABRE
Rich in society urged to assist needy children
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Proprietor of Confidence Eating Place at Bantama in Kumasi, Madam Adwoa Nyarko has appealed to the rich to always remember needy children, especially those in foster homes and assist in their education and upbringing
ACCRA:
Chinese in court for selling fake Close-up
Wednesday, March 18 2009
An Accra Circuit Court has began hearing the case involving two Chinese immigrants allegedly in possession of quantities of fake green close-up tooth paste products marked with a counterfeit trade mark belonging to Unilever Ghana branch.
LAWRA:
Chief calls for clear development agenda for UW
Wednesday, March 18 2009
"A clear development agenda for the Upper West Region is what we want from government to enable  non-governmental organizations, individuals and donors contribute to such a plan for sustainable development for the area".
(SANTROKOFI) HOHOE :
Mobilize resources for development-Chief
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The chief and people of Santrokofi Traditional Area in the Hohoe Municipality have launched this year’s annual “Otsoona” festival in Accra, on the theme “Culture: a tool for uniting people for Development and Progress”.
(MAMPONTENG) NDC:
Appoint party loyalist to DCE position
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Youth Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Kwabre East Constituency has demanded the nomination of only people with good party credentials to the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
ACCRA:
Afari-Gyan urges equal opportunities for political parties
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Electoral Commissioner Kwadwo Afari-Gyan said creating equal opportunities to resource the country’s political parties would make them competitive and also bolster the integrity of the electoral system.
BAWKU :
Conflict in Bawku brings church activities to a halt
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Spiritual Leader of the Brotherhood Church, Primate Seth K. Adofo has said the church could not post volunteers to its branch in Bawku this year due to the renewed conflict in the area.
(GOMOA BUDUATTA) GOMOA EAST:
Health professionals in Gomoa East to wear name tags
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Nurses and paramedics in health facilities in the Gomoa East District are to wear name tags to duty.
(WINNEBA) NDC:
NDC constituency leaders cautioned
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Ward and constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been cautioned against declaring open support for aspiring Metropolitan, Municipal or District Chief Executives.
NATIONAL :
President cautions against distraction
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Law enforcement agencies have been advised to apply the law to the letter to enable peace prevail in the country and ensure that Ghanaians go about their duties without any fear of intimidation.
NATIONAL :
Thousands of teachers yet to be posted
Wednesday, March 18 2009
About 2,000 professional graduate teachers, who completed their studies from universities on study leave without pay, are yet to be posted by the Ghana Education Service (GES) because of the ban on public sector employment which took effect from June, 2008.
ACCRA :
Health service delivery dwindling – Minister
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Dr George Sipa Yankey, Minister of Health, has observed that in spite of the considerable investment of government in importing new technologies and the operational expense of supporting these imports, health service delivery continue to be on the down trend.
(CHRISTIAN VILLAGE) GA EAST:
Nigerians face eviction
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Police are investigating reports that a chief of Christian Village in Accra has ordered the eviction of all Nigerians living in the community.
AMA:
Visa section closed
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Visa Section of the British High Commission has announced that its visa application centre in Accra has be closed on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in order to carry out essential maintenance and install new software on the Information Technology systems.
(EIKWE) NZEMA EAST:
More fatalities recorded
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Two people died soon after admission to the St. Martin De Porres Catholic Hospital at Eikwe after a vehicle on which they were traveling from Menzezor to Aiyinasi in the Ellembelle district was involved in an accident.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Land management issues under discussion
Wednesday, March 18 2009
A day’s workshop to sensitize stakeholders on  effective land use and administration in the Awutu Senya District has been held at Kasoa.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
Effective collaboration needed in malaria campaign
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Co-coordinator of Malaria Control, Mr. Anthony Ofori, Tuesday called for effective collaboration between non-governmental organisations, corporate bodies and the health authorities in the campaign against malaria in the country.
(KAASI) KMA:
’MPs must be limited to two-terms’
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The constitution should be amended to limit members of parliament to two terms in office, Mr Charles Oduro Acheampong, assemblyman for Kaasi in the Kumasi Metropolis, has suggested.
GOMOA EAST:
New district to get hospital facility
Wednesday, March 18 2009
One of the newly created districts, Gomoa East, will have an ultra modern district hospital, Mr. Ekow Panyin Okyere, Member of Parliament for the area has said.
ACCRA:
25 million-dollar package awaits farmers
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Ghanaian farmers have an opportunity to access a 25 million-dollar loan initiated by the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa, an international non-governmental organization led by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
(AMAHYIA) NEW JUABEN:
Cab driver held for ’wee’ possession
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Eastern Regional Police Wednesday arrested a taxi driver with eight bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp in black polythene bags at Amanhyia on the Suhum/Koforidua road.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Scores die of HIV/AIDS in Ketu
Wednesday, March 18 2009
HIV/AIDS claimed 54 lives, the highest cause of death recorded in health facilities in the Ketu South and Ketu North districts last year.
ACCRA:
’Food security should be paramount’
Wednesday, March 18 2009
The Deputy General Secretary of Agricultural Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress, Edward T. Kareweh,  has appealed to government to adopt measures to solve the food crisis in the country.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Deaths increases to about 50
Thursday, March 19 2009
Latest report reaching the news desk indicates that President John Evans Atta Mills and other government functionaries have visited accident victims of last nights  tanker explosion at the 37 military hospital.


(MIM) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Rainstorm renders scores homeless
Thursday, March 19 2009
More than 2,000 people, including school children, have been displaced by a rainstorm that hit some communities in Asunafo North Municipality.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Ghanaians spend millions to treat drug complications
Thursday, March 19 2009
Ghanaians spend millions of cedis treating complications caused by usage of drugs from peddlers, the Ghana National Association of Chemical Sellers in the Western Region has noted.
ACCRA:
Civil Servants to march to Castle
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Civil Servants Association (CSA) has said members would be compelled to suspend work on Friday to march to the seat of government to demand answers to why their six-month (January–June 2008) salary arrears have not yet been paid.
(KNUST) KMA :
Unidentified man jumps to his death
Thursday, March 19 2009
Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) are still battling with the identity of a young man who allegedly jumped from the seventh floor of Unity Hall of the University, resulting in his death on Tuesday evening.
(ANYINAMSO) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Farmer hangs himself
Thursday, March 19 2009
A 47-year-old prominent farmer in the Atwima Mponua District, Kofi Tetegah who was reported missing about a month ago, was on Tuesday found dead in a forest at Anyinamso Number Two near Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District
(TEMA) TMA:
Households to pay for refuse dumping
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Tema Metropolitan Coordinating Director, Mr Kwaku Akpotosu has said that there was the need for households to pay for refuse collection to facilitate proper management of waste in the country.
SUNYANI:
Sunyani to prosecute sanitation offenders
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Sunyani Municipal Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Simon Opoku has said residents who would flout sanitation laws in the municipality would be prosecuted.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH :
Robbers resort to putting victims to sleep
Thursday, March 19 2009
Late night travellers on the Accra-Aflao route have become the targets of robbers disguised as travellers and use chemicals suspected to be chloroform to put their victims into deep sleep before robbing them.
SUNYANI :
Metro Mass Transit determined to thrive
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Managing Director of Metro Mass Transit Company Limited, Mr. Henk Visschers has expressed the determination of management to help build a sustainable public transport system in the country.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
High tidal waves causes havoc at Apam
Thursday, March 19 2009
High tidal waves has caused havoc at the shores of Apam in the Central Region.
(ADWUMAN-MANHYIA) KWABRE :
Fire razes down house
Thursday, March 19 2009
Fire has gutted a house at Adwumam-Manhyia in the Kwabre District and destroyed property worth thousands of Ghana cedis
JUABOSO :
Juaboso holds STME programme for school girls
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Juaboso District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has organised a Science Technology and Mathematics Education (STME) programmes ta Juaboso for school girls from from 30 schools in the district.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU :
Ghana to meet rice requirement under Aveyime Rice Project
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Aveyime Rice Project in the Volta Region, can assist Ghana to meet her rice requirement and become a model in the production of the stable in the West African Sub-region.
BOLGATANGA:
Director expresses concern about domestic violence
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Upper East Regional Director of the Department of Women, Ms Mercy Atule has expressed concern  about the fact that about 90 per cent of domestic violence related cases in the region were caused by men.
ACCRA :
President is limited- Presidential spokesperson
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Presidential Spokesperson, Hon. Mahama Ayariga has proposed an amendment to the Office of the President Act which requires the latter to consult the Council of State in the appointment of his staff.
HO :
Some members threaten boycott
Thursday, March 19 2009
Some members of the Ho Municipal Assembly have threatened to boycott meetings of the assembly unless government intervened to stop attempts to cover up alleged gross financial malfeasance at the assembly.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Four in trouble
Thursday, March 19 2009
Four police officers attached to various Divisions in the Western Region have been interdicted for offences of assault rape and threat.
ACCRA :
Guaranteed loan for Ghanaian farmers
Thursday, March 19 2009
Ghana and three other African countries are to benefit from a $100 million guaranteed loan to support smallholder farmers in the four countries to boost agricultural activities.
STMA :
Fishermen being trained
Thursday, March 19 2009
UK-based Tullow Oil which is currently drilling oil wells in the Jubilee reserves has held stakeholder meetings with local fishermen in efforts to minimise risk around the project.
KMA :
Man jailed for stealing soap
Thursday, March 19 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced a 27-year-old man to 120 months imprisonment for stealing a Urvan bus loaded with 90 bags of “Liby” powdered soap worth GH¢ 8,600 belonging to a Reverend Minister and a trader.
(SAKUMONO) TEMA :
Mansion raised down
Thursday, March 19 2009
Fire swept through seven bedrooms and several other rooms of a house close to the Sakumono School complex late last Sunday,destroying property worth thousands of Ghana cedis and displacing eleven people.
JIRAPA :
JIRAPA MP laid to rest
Thursday, March 19 2009
The nation on March 19 mourned the passing away of Member of Parliament for the Jirapa constituency, Hon. Hon. Edward Kojo Salia.
TAMALE:
Child survival project in the offing
Thursday, March 19 2009
All 21 districts in the Northern Region are implementing the Nutrition and Malaria Control for child survivalProject, being undertaken by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service.
KADJEBI:
Kadjebi NHIS still in opeartion
Thursday, March 19 2009
The Public Relations Officer of the Kadjebi version of the National Health Insurance Scheme has contested and debunked speculations that the scheme has come to a halt. 
TAMALE:
Night life improves in Tmale
Thursday, March 19 2009
The installation of streetlights along the Lamashiegu dual carriage road leading to the Tamale city Centre has greatly improved night life in the city.
NATIONAL:
Road carnage: ’Enough is enough’
Thursday, March 19 2009
Troubled President, John Evans Atta Mills has demanded for immediate and instantaneous action to check the recent spate of road carnage in the country.
ACCRA :
Minister reacts to doctors complain
Friday, March 20 2009
Dr. George Sipa Yankey, Minister of Health has told the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) that the migration of health workers onto the single spine structure was not yet finalised.
ACCRA :
Fake drugs to be dealt with.
Friday, March 20 2009
Government has resolved to intensify efforts to deal with fake drugs that flood the Ghanaian market, Dr George Sipa Yankey, Minister of Health, has said.
WA :
Minister advises health workers
Friday, March 20 2009
Mr Mahmud Khalid, Upper West Regional Minister has advised health workers to give equal and quality care to all patients without discrimination.
(GOMOA BEWADZE) EFFUTU :
Driver surrenders
Friday, March 20 2009
The driver of the gas tanker which exploded after colliding with a salon car near Winneba Junction, has surrendered to the Winneba Police.
(ACHIMOTA) GA EAST:
More woes for dead children
Friday, March 20 2009
The bodies of the three children, who were found dead in an abandoned car at Alogboshie, Achimota in Accra, on February 21, are reported to be decomposing at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital mortuary.
(DAGBON) YENDI :
Regent appreciated
Friday, March 20 2009
The Regent of Dagbon Kampakuya Na Abdulai Yakubu Andani has commended the chiefs and people of Dagbon for celebrating the Damba festival peaceful and incident free.
TEMA :
Residents given eye service
Friday, March 20 2009
About 70 residents in the Tema metropolis have received free eye screening under a one week outreach programme to sensitize residents on eye diseases.
(NOBEKAW) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Police arrest four.
Friday, March 20 2009
The police have arrested four persons including a visually-impaired man, Kwasi Gyamfi, aged 48 of Nobekaw in Asunafo South District for possessing, smoking and selling Indian hemp.
(SANKORE) ASUNAFO SOUTH :
20 years for 25 year old
Friday, March 20 2009
A 25-year-old man, Yaw Nyatseh of Sankore near Kukuom in the Asunafo South District, has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling two teenagers.
AMA :
Kosmos goes to court.
Friday, March 20 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court on Thursday entered default judgment against Focal Media Limited, publishers of the Enquirer, a tri-weekly newspaper and its Editor, Mr. Raymond Archer.
SUNYANI :
Police grip robbers
Friday, March 20 2009
Police in Sunyani have arrested three suspected armed robbers who had broken into shops in the municipality.
(ZABZUGU) ZABZUGU /TATALE :
Girls to heave sign of relief
Friday, March 20 2009
A new girls’ dormitory was on Thursday handed over to the school authorities of the Zabzugu Senior High School in the Zabzugu District.
ACCRA :
Vice goes to Gabon
Friday, March 20 2009
The Vice President, Mr John Dramani Mahama left Accra on Thursday for Gabon to participate in the funeral of Gabon’s First
Lady, Lucy Edith Bongo.
ACCRA :
Embassy worried about cyber fraud
Friday, March 20 2009
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ghana has expressed concern about the recent number of cyber fraud and business scams originating from West African countries.
AMA :
Witness denies product was sample
Friday, March 20 2009
A witness in the fake Close-up case on Thursday denied at the Accra Circuit court that the product was a sample that was not for sale.
TALENSI-NABDAM :
"Glob festival" celebrated
Friday, March 20 2009
The chiefs and people of Tengzug in the Talensi-Nabdam District on Wednesday celebrated their annual "Glob festival" with a call on Ghanaians to co-exit peacefully to help promote peace, unity, love and development.
TECHIMAN :
Break a taboo and you are "dead meat".
Friday, March 20 2009
Techiman Traditional Authority is to revisit its customs and punish any person caught breaking taboos and flouting the laws of the area.
BOLGATANGA :
CEPS destroys product
Friday, March 20 2009
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has destroyed by burning 954 bags of expired powdered milk estimated at about 40,000 Euros or 640,000 Ghana Cedis.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Child died of heart failure.
Friday, March 20 2009
An autopsy report has established that the school girl who died after being caned by a teacher, was a hole-in-heart patient.
ACCRA :
Notice
Friday, March 20 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Thursday requested applicants for visas at the Embassy of Finland in Abuja, Nigeria, to contact room 303 of the Legal and Consular Bureau of the Ministry for their passports.
(ANYINABRAIM) AMENFI WEST:
Rainstorm hits Anyinabraim
Friday, March 20 2009
A rainstorm which hit Ayinabraim, a farming community in the Amenfi West District has destroyed properties worth several thousands of Ghana cedis but there were no casualties.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Police identify 11 accident prone areas
Friday, March 20 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command, has identified 11 accident prone areas along the Winneba-Kasoa-Accra road.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE :
Lawyer expresses concern about domestic violence
Friday, March 20 2009
Madam Eudora Oppong, a legal practitioner in Kumasi, expressed worry that domestic violence remained a major human rights issue in the country.
WA :
Water project for five communities halted
Friday, March 20 2009
Small-Towns Water Supply Project for five communities in the Upper West Region, was stopped last year due to lack of funding from government and its development partners.
(SWEDRUMAN)AGONA SWEDRU :
Family fines for lavish funeral
Friday, March 20 2009
The Swedruman Traditional Council in the Central Region reminding citizens that the ban on extravagant funerals was still in force, fined a family that flouted the rule, last week, some GH¢200.00.
ACCRA :
Mahama arrives from Gabon
Friday, March 20 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama returned to Accra on Friday from Gabon where he attended the funeral rites of the Gabonese First Lady, Lucy Edith Bongo.
ACCRA:
NIB boss faces fresh charges
Saturday, March 21 2009
The State on Friday preferred fresh charges against Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB), as the Attorney-General’s Department took over prosecution from the police.
ACCRA:
GII initiates transparency project on water service delivery
Saturday, March 21 2009
The Ghana Integrity Initiative, (GII) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a 12-member steering committee to kick-start a three-year project aimed at ensuring greater transparency, accountability and integrity in water service delivery.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Zoomlion to train sanitation guards
Saturday, March 21 2009
Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), is to train sanitation guards to assist environmental health officers to ensure sustainable management of issues concerning the environment and sanitation.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Safe motherhood a must for Ghana
Saturday, March 21 2009
Western Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Mrs Linda Vanotoo,  has noted that maternal and newborn deaths still remains a challenge to the service.
AGONA SWEDRU:
Traditional Council bans expensive funerals
Saturday, March 21 2009
It is now an offence to organise expensive funerals in Agona Swedru Municipality.
ACCRA:
Scholarship scheme for GNAT/GFS clients
Saturday, March 21 2009
The Ghana Financial Service (GFS) and the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) on Friday jointly launched the second phase of a scholarship scheme with an advice to parents to ensure that they invested in their wards’ education.
ACCRA :
Germany honours Ghanaian lawyer
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Marius Haas, has handed over the Order of the Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to Mr. Stephen Antwi, President of the Ghanaian-German Economic Association (GGEA).
ACCRA :
President Mills calls for service of humility and distinction
Saturday, March 21 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday swore in the latest batch of Deputy Ministers approved by Parliament and reminded them to serve with humility and distinction.
NATIONAL :
Full payments for civil servants
Saturday, March 21 2009
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor has instructed the Controller and Accountant General to pay salary arrears of all civil servants without any deductions by March 26, this year.
HO :
Chief making fast recovery in hospital
Saturday, March 21 2009
Chief of Adaklu-Wuakpe,Togbe Dzamesi II, who battled a lion in a 45-minute duel in the jungle at Wuakpe near Wumenu, is recovering from multiple wounds the beast inflicted on his left arm and left thigh.
ACCRA :
Gas for WAGP due in 2009, not 2010
Saturday, March 21 2009
The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) on Friday said it has successfully delivered gas to Ghana and is waiting for the Volta River Authority (VRA) to take it into its Takoradi Thermal Power Plant.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Tarkwa Police nab four armed robbers
Sunday, March 22 2009
The Tarkwa Police has arrested four suspected armed robbers, who mounted a road block on the Tarkwa Bogoso road and took passengers of their mobile phones and money.
    
ACCRA:
Minister pushes for protection of ecosystem
Sunday, March 22 2009
The Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Albert Abongo, says pollution control and water conservation is a key factor in maintaining ecosystem functions and services.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Maths must be made lively - Professor
Sunday, March 22 2009
The President of Ghana Mathematics Society, Professor S. E. Anku, has called on mathematics teachers to make its teaching more lively to enable students enjoy learning it.
ACCRA:
GCB warns of critical times
Sunday, March 22 2009
Ghana Commercial Bank has cautioned that this year would be a critical one, as the global economic downturn would be having repercussions on the country, with the financial sector, said to be the most hit.
HO:
’Proposed Local Government Service career focused’
Sunday, March 22 2009
The proposed Local Government Service has been designed to be highly professional and offer career opportunities and development.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Indigenes encouraged to be daring
Sunday, March 22 2009
The Director of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre says Ghanaians should take up the challenges of expanding local businesses and start new enterprises which will create more job opportunities in the country.
NATIONAL:
’Intercessory prayer to arrest road carnage’
Sunday, March 22 2009
Aglow International Ministries Saturday organized an intercessory prayer session for the nation in the wake of the recent spate of accidents on the roads, resulting in the loss of many lives.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Child Health Policy under review
Sunday, March 22 2009
Ghana’s Child Health Policy is being revised to include new interventions, Dr Isabella Sagoe-Moses, National Health Coordinator of the Ghana Health Service said on Friday.
BOLGATANGA:
Woyongo bemoans spate of domestic violence
Sunday, March 22 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, has expressed concern about the spate of domestic violence in the country and appealed for concerted effort at workplaces, homes, schools, and churches to help curb the menace.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
’Most maternal deaths preventable’
Sunday, March 22 2009
An Obstetrician Gynaecologist at the Tema General Hospital, Dr Sylvia Deganus, has noted that most maternal deaths are preventable when managed promptly.
ACCRA:
’BNI’ operatives remanded’
Sunday, March 22 2009
The Ajumako District Magistrate’s Court has remanded three persons who posed as personnel from the Bureau of National Investigation and defrauded a Headteacher at Enyanmaim in police custody.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Police personnel to live above reproach
Sunday, March 22 2009
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Francis Yiribaare, Effutu Municipal Police Commander, has advised police personnel to live above reproach to ensure success in their effort to maintain peace and tranquillity in the society.
HO :
Christians urged to armed
Monday, March 23 2009
Apostle C.K. Attipoe of the Apostles Revelation Society (ARS) has said fasting and faithful prayers constitute the unfailing “weapons” that Christians must use to overcome their challenges.
BONGO:
Physically challenged express dissatisfaction
Monday, March 23 2009
The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has expressed dissatisfaction about the way some Metropolitan and District Assemblies disburse the disabled fund.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
CEO lauds Goldfields
Monday, March 23 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Mines, Madam Joyce Aryee, has emphasized the need for mining companies to add value to their human resource base through training.
ASHAIMAN :
Church to constructe boreholes nationwide
Monday, March 23 2009
The Church of Christ Rural Water Development Project (CoCRWDP), would drill 70 wells in guinea-worm endemic areas throughout the country this year.
(GOMOA MPRUMEM) GOMOA WEST:
Japan assists vocational Institute to construct hostel
Monday, March 23 2009
Kings Technical, Vocational Training Institute at Gomoa Mprumem, near Apam is building a girls’ hostel with a Japanese Government grant of 80,000 dollars, management has said.
(BAIFIKROM) MFANTSEMAN :
Ghana marks world water day
Monday, March 23 2009
The Ghana Water Company in the Central region has held this year’s world Water Day with a call on communities living near water bodies to protect them for posterity.
NATIONAL:
Government resolves to unravel Gambia killings
Monday, March 23 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama re-echoed the commitment of government to work towards unravelling the circumstances that led to the death of 44 Ghanaians in the Gambia.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSIMAN :
MP lauds proposal for MPs’ development fund
Monday, March 23 2009
Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman West, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has commended President John Atta Mills for proposing to set up constituency development funds.
(CHEPURI) JIRAPA :
Salia ‘goes home’ at Chepuri
Monday, March 23 2009
Burial took place of Mr Edward Kojo Salia, Member of Parliament for Jirapa, at Chepuri in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region on Saturday after a requiem mass officiated by the Catholic Bishop of Wa, The Most Reverend Dr Paul Bemile.
(CAPE COAST) NDC:
Failed DCE aspirants urged to remain loyal to NDC
Monday, March 23 2009
The Member of Parliament for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, has urged National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists seeking district chief executive appointment to remain loyal to the Party, even if they did not succeed.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Let people of Mfantseman know state of oil exploration-MP
Monday, March 23 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman West has urged the Ministry of Energy to regularly update residents of the constituency on the oil exploration activities in the Saltpond area.
ACCRA :
No laws for nationalizing foreign assets in Ghana – Veep
Monday, March 23 2009
Vice President John Mahama has assured the international business community about government’s commitment to protect their investments, declaring that no laws would be passed to nationalize such assets.
(VE-DEME) HOHOE:
President keeping faith with the people- Dansua
Monday, March 23 2009
Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs,Ms. Akua Sena Dansua,  asserted that, President J. E. A Mills has demonstrated the highest tenacity by keeping faith with his campaign promise of being the father of the nation so far.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Hunter mistook for a game
Monday, March 23 2009
Kwame Oko, a hunter, has been arrested by the Suhum police, for mistaking a fellow hunter as a game and shot him in the bush at Ayibontey near Nsawam.
(LOGBA-TOTA) HOHOE:
Community gets Basic School complex
Monday, March 23 2009
A 600,000-dollar Dutch-Hemsa E.P. Basic School with fully furnished 12 classrooms, a computer laboratory and apartments for teachers has been inaugurated at Logba-Tota in the Hohoe Municipality.
(KOFORIDUA) CRIME:
Man allegedly murders his six-month-old baby
Monday, March 23 2009
A 36-year-old man, Kwame Asante, has been arrested by the Koforidua police for allegedly killing his six-month-old baby boy following a scuffle with his wife.
ACCRA :
More tax to be collected
Monday, March 23 2009
A new financial institution, christened Marimens Group, has emerged on the Ghanaian market, to help people to file their taxes and facilitate the country’s bubbling macro-industry.
ACCRA :
World Meteorological day today
Monday, March 23 2009
The World Meteorological Organization and the International Meteorological Community are today marking World Meteorological Day to commemorate the coming into force of the WMO Convention on March 23, 1950. 
NATIONAL:
MTN to float shares
Monday, March 23 2009
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, Mr Brett Goschen has said the telecom market leader in Ghana would float shares in the near future to enable Ghanaians to own part of and share in the success of the company.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Awako joins Inter Milan
Monday, March 23 2009
Ghana youth international Gladson Awako has joined Italian giants Inter Milan and is expected to hold his first training session with the senior team on Friday afternoon.
HO :
Church leaders asked to unite
Monday, March 23 2009
Leaders of the Apostles Revelation Society (ARS) have been urged to work towards restoring unity to the Church
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Police investigate case
Monday, March 23 2009
The Suhum police is investigating an allegation of attempted kidnapping of two children of Suhum Local Authority Primary school (LA) from their home.
(KUANO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Thugs arrested
Monday, March 23 2009
Unit Committee members at Kuano near Suhum have arrested Issa Amuzu, believed to be among a gang of thugs who killed Ebenezer Akornotey, a 52-year old store keeper, at Kwano in the Eastern Region, last year.
(DOKROCHIWA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Chief buried
Monday, March 23 2009
Burial took place at Dokrochiwa of Nana Akyea Manya,Chief of Dokrochiwa .
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo Laments Mensah’s Loss
Monday, March 23 2009
Ghana host Benin in the opening Group 4 match at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, but they will be without key stars mainly due to injury.
ACCRA :
Church dragged to court.
Monday, March 23 2009
A real estate development company has dragged the registered trustees of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) to court over a land dispute involving the two parties.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU JUABEN :
Human Resource backbone
Monday, March 23 2009
Mr Ekow Sampson, President of the Senior Staff Association of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has said that effective and efficient human resource was the backbone for the development of every business organization.
KMA :
Avoid negative practices
Monday, March 23 2009
The Right Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante,Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, has called on Christians to avoid negative practices that could destroy the image of the Church.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat All Stars
Monday, March 23 2009
Kumasi-based King Faisal on Sunday beat Wa All Stars 2-1 in their Glo Premier League encounter played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben pip Asante Kotoko
Monday, March 23 2009
An 85th minute goal by Baba Iddi enabled Kessben F/C to earn 1-0 victory over visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their 14th Week of the Glo Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese near Kumasi on Sunday.
ACCRA :
50 detained
Monday, March 23 2009
Fifty Ghanaians who, arrived in Istanbul, Turkey on Friday, ostensibly to attend the ongoing fifth World Water Forum have been detained awaiting deportation to Ghana by Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben pip Asante Kotoko
Monday, March 23 2009
An 85th minute goal by Baba Iddi enabled Kessben F/C to earn 1-0 victory over visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their 14th Week of the Glo Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese near Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts maintain lead
Monday, March 23 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak strengthened their cruise on the Glo Premier League after beating Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals 3-1 in an Accra local derby at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey vs. Cotto Almost Done
Monday, March 23 2009
It looks like Miguel Cotto has a dance partner for his annual Madison Square Garden Puerto Rican Day Parade gig.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Ghana prepares for African championship
Monday, March 23 2009
The National Table Tennis team, the Golden Loopers will from April 10th-18th participate in the 18th edition of the African Cadets and Juniors Tennis Championships slated for Cairo, Egypt.
SUNYANI:
Parliament to expedite action on Information Bill
Monday, March 23 2009
A member of Ghana Bar Association, Mr. Akoto Ampaw, has called on Parliament to expedite action on the Right to Information Bill for the promotion of democracy, freedom and justice.
(CHEPURI) JIRAPA:
Edward Salia laid to rest
Monday, March 23 2009
Burial took place of Mr Edward Kojo Salia, Member of Parliament for Jirapa, at Chepuri in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region on Saturday after a requiem mass officiated by the Catholic Bishop of Wa, The Most Reverend Dr Paul Bemile.
ACCRA:
Water sector requires new investments
Monday, March 23 2009
Country Representative for WaterAid, a non-governmental organization that focuses on safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in developing countries, Monday identified the need for new investments for the water sector to ensure sustainable supply of fresh safe water for every Ghanaian.
ACCRA:
Amal Bank boss implicated in ’ financial malpratices’
Monday, March 23 2009
The Bank of Ghana is set to be on a collision course with Amalgamated Bank, following alleged acts of financial malpractices said to have been perpetrated by the bank.
NATIONAL:
Mould-Iddrisu, Rockshell in Supreme Court
Monday, March 23 2009
About a month after the Governor of Bank of Ghana’s contempt suit was withdrawn from the Fast Track High Court for out of court settlement in a suit filed by Rockshell International Limited for non-payment of debt owed by the State, the Attorney-General is in the Supreme Court challenging the jurisdiction of the lower court.
BOLGATANGA :
MOFA to aid farmers
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, has said MOFA would continue with the programme on subsidising fertilizer begun last year.
(SEFWI DEBIESO) BIA :
Sefwi Debieso launches Educational Fund.
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Chief of Sefwi Debieso in the Western Region, Nana Afful Kwao II, has urged citizens of the area particularly parents to invest in their children’s education.
ACCRA:
Ministry investigates detention of Ghanaians in Turkey
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has stated that investigations are continuing to establish the authenticity of the alleged detention of 50 Ghanaians who tried to pose as delegates to the Fifth World Water Forum currently taking place in Turkey.
MAMPONG:
Government urged to enhance classroom facilities
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Principal of the College of Agriculture Education, University of Education Winneba at the Mampong Campus, Prof Richard Tuyee Awuah has appealed to the government to enhance facilities in the classroom in its bid to improve education delivery.
(TAFO) KMA:
Porter allegedly kills brother
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Tafo District Police in Kumasi has arrested and placed in custody, Yaaba Zan 22, a porter for allegedly killing his brother, Kwaku Frafra Tambil 25 during a quarrel.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO ENYAN-ESSIAM:
District assists BECE candidates
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service has adopted some measures towards improving the performance of candidates in the impending Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(KUMASI) KMA :
Anloga carpenters refutes allegation
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Anloga Carpenters Union in Kumasi, have refuted allegations by some residents of the Kumasi Metropolis that members of the group have resolved not to relocate to a new site at the Sokoban Wood Village.
ACCRA :
NPP condemns coups in Africa
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it is concerned about the political instability in certain parts of Africa where in the past three months there have been unconstitutional changes of government in three countries.
WA:
Ghanaians urged to exercise patience with Government
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Mahmud Khalid, said Government was aware of the social contract with the electorate during Election 2008 and would deliver on all its promises at the appropriate time.
ACCRA :
Government to gazette declared assets
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Government on Monday took a giant step in its effort to tackle sleaze in the public service with the gazetting of assets declared by political appointees and public office holders.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Police investigates alleged kidnapping of pupil
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Suhum Police are investigating the alleged attempted kidnapping of two pupils of the Suhum Local Authority Primary School from their home, near the Suhum Market Square, at the weekend.
OBUASI
Obuasi SDA schools initiate computer library project
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Obuasi Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Beatrice Boakye-Ansah Prempeh has commended the School Management Committee (SMC) and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) schools at Obuasi for initiating a computer library project for the pupils and students.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Kintampo Health Centres record fewer births
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Delivery of babies has reduced at health centres in the Kintampo South District in Brong-Ahafo Region, despite the fact that deliveries are free.
ACCRA :
Government to make public schools affordable
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated government’s determination to reduce the cost of tuition in public schools to enable students from deprived communities have access to formal education.
(NKROFUL) NDC:
NDC held thanksgiving at Nkroful
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Deputy Minister for Energy and Member of Parliament for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah Buah has assured the youth in his constituency that he is making efforts to create job opportunities for them to reduce the unemployment situation in the area.
ASHAIMAN
Ashaiman ADR practitioners calls IGP
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioners in the Ashaiman Municipality has called on Mrs Elizabeth Mills- Robertson, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to intensify night patrols in the municipality.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, March 23, 2009.
(TEMA) TMA :
Internet cafés pose no competition to Tema library
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Tema Metropolitan Librarian, Mr Winfred Monu, has said patronage at the library faced no competition from internet cafés operating in the metropolis because most students had developed interest in studying and undertaking research at the Tema Library.
NATIONAL:
Meteorological Agency faces challenges
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has been  operating without weather surveillance radars, which help in the improvement of surveillance of the weather.
TAMALE :
Case opens today
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Tamale High Court will today hear Issah Mobila’s case.
ACCRA :
Nigerian High Commission not happy
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Senator Musiliu O. Obanikoro, has called on Nigerians living in Ghana to be law-abiding by comporting themselves and co-operating with the government to fish out the bad lots among them.
KMA :
Inmates given support
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Home Economics Association has presented assorted items valued at 500 Ghana cedis to the inmates of the Kumasi Children’s Home.
NKORANZA SOUTH :
Cause of accidents given by GPRTU
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Nana Opoku Baah Bentu,  immediate past Chairman of Nkoranza District Branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union, has attributed the increasing number of road accidents to drunkenness, over speeding and unnecessary overtaking on the part of drivers.
BUILSA :
NGO to conduct study into sheanut industry
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Ghana Trades and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC), a nationwide advocacy organization striving for agriculture and trade justice, is to conduct a baseline study into the sheanut industry in the three northern regions.
ACCRA :
President to attend confab
Wednesday, March 25 2009
President, John Evans Atta Mills has been invited to attend the Africa conference on Buruli Ulcer in Benin next week.  The invitation was contained in a message sent by the President of Benin, Yayi Boni to congratulate President Mills on his election as President of the Republic.  The African conference on Buruli Ulcer is organized by the WHO.  

The Beninois Minister of Health, Professor Issifu Takpora said the invitation also contains other issues, the contents of which cannot be disclosed.  

President Mills said, Buruli ulcer has been a debilitating disease in Ghana for some time now.  He said government will attach all seriousness to the conference so as to ensure good health for the citizens.  He noted that the communiqué that will be issued at the end of the conference will be fully implemented to ensure that the disease is totally eradicated from the continent.
TAMALE :
Retrieval of arms extended
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has extended the period given to residents of the metropolis to surrender illegal arms in their possession to the security agencies by one more month.
OBUASI :
Keep politics out.
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Communities implementing the School Feeding Programme have been advised against introducing partisan politics into the scheme to undermine its usefulness.
(SANSO) OBUASI:
GHC 500 000 palace for people
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Nana Aflame Kotuku Baugh I, Chief of Sanso, has said the leadership style of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has given a new look to the chieftaincy institution as a developmental tool in modern society.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Enact law on funerals
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Mr Yaw Twumasi, a 65 year old farmer at Boana in the Nkoranza North District of Brong-Ahafo Region has urged Parliament to enact a law against expensive funerals as the practice was affecting the development of the people.
(TEMA) TMA :
TOR is working normally
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has assured the public of uninterrupted fuel supply through-out the country.
CAPE COAST :
42 people die weekly on Cape Coast-Accra road
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Western Regional Coordinator of the Ghana Road Safety Commission (GRSC), Mr Bismark Boakye has said an average of 42 people die weekly on the Mallam-Yamoransa Highway through motor accidents.
(TEMA) TMA :
TOR is working normally
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has assured the public of uninterrupted fuel supply through-out the country.
WA :
No doctors , No pharmacists
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Upper West Regional Health directorate indicate that most doctors and pharmacists who were posted to the region last year refused to report. Out of nine doctors who were posted to the region last year, only two reported, while all the nine pharmacists who were posted to the region failed to report. 
CAPE COAST :
US ambassador to assist C/R to attract investors
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Donald Teltelbaum has paid a courtesy call on the Central Regional Minister, Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe and discussed with her issues of mutual cooperation and benefit.
(ACCRA:
Parliament approves more estimates for MDAs
Wednesday, March 25 2009
GH¢ 263,870,821 has been approved by parliament for the Ministry of Roads and Highways for the 2009 fiscal year.
ACCRA :
Smuggling of textiles affects employment
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The deluge of smuggled textiles into the country has caused drastic decline in employment within the sector from over 25,000 in 1975 to about 4,000 at present
(DAMFA-KWEIMAN) DANGME EAST :
Road to be repaired
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The  Minister of  Roads and  Highways,  Joe Gidisu, has assured residents of  Damfa-Kweiman that government has taken very  serious note of the  deterioration of  roads in the  area and has planned short and long term measures to rehabilitate the road.
ACCRA:
NMC not happy about research findings
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Research by the National Media Commission (NMC) indicates that Natural Resources and Environmental issues were given low media coverage of 1% last year while more attention was given to politics, sports and drugs. 
NATIONAL :
Veep away for confab
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Vice President, John Mahama is in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to attend international conference on the Sheanut Industry.
(KAYORO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Chiefs urged to release land for agriculture-Minister
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Chiefs in the Upper East Region have been urged to make available lands to farmers to make fruitful governments efforts to make agriculture the main focus of development of the country.
NATIONAL:
Bank of Ghana gets world’s highest accreditation
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has secured the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certification, which is the world’s highest accreditation for information protection and security, a statement from the Bank has said.
(NSUTA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Mining companies advised
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ms. Joyce Aryee has urged mining companies to ensure best environmental practices towards the improvement of biodiversity in the country.
(SEFWI-BEKWAI) BIBIANI/ ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
Omanhene calls for unity
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Omanhene of Sefwi-Bekwai Traditional Area in Western Region, Odeneho Gyapong Ababio has advised the people to forge ahead in unity to ensure accelerated development of the area.
NATIONAL :
Use e-zwich to transfer funds locally- urges CEO
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Chief Executive of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), Mr Fred France has urged the public to use their e-zwich cards for internal money transfers in order to derive the full benefit of the card.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Streetism major concern
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Streetism has become one of the major social problems facing humanity all over the world.  In Ghana about one thousand and thirty one children are engaged in various economic activities either on the street or elsewhere.
TANO NORTH :
GNPC announces discovery of more oil
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has announced that the Tweneboa-1 oil well offshore the Tano Basin, which has a significant discovery of oil and gas, has encountered more oil after the well was deepened.
(NSENIE) NDC :
NDC inaugurates branch at Nsenie
Wednesday, March 25 2009
A branch of National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been inaugurated at Nsenie near Kumasi with a call on members to close their ranks and unite in the interest of the Party.
AMA:
No shortage of fuel- TOR
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Public Affairs Manager of the Tema Oil Refinery, TOR, Mrs. Aba Lokko has refuted the alleged shortage of fuel in some parts of the country. She said a survey by the Refinery revealed that most filing stations across the country are adequately stocked.
(ASAMANKESE) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Man fined for injuring political opponent
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Kojo Owusu, a labourer, has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court for injuring his political opponent.
ACCRA :
Veep to change immigration activities
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Immigration officials at Ghana’s border with neighbouring Burkina Faso came under severe criticism over alleged extortion of money and seizure of passports of travellers who refused to yield to their demands.
    
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
GBC boss and MP in a scuffle
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Former Deputy Interior Minister, Hon K.T. Hammond, and the Director General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, Mr. Ampem Darko created a major scene in Parliament on March 24, after the two men clashed over the former’s call for the dismissal of the latter.
WENCHI:
Cashew farmers complaining
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Cashew farmers in the Wenchi Municipality have expressed worry about the reduction in the market price of cashew-nut in the country.
NATIONAL :
President Mills to visit Burkina Faso
Wednesday, March 25 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills will pay an official visit to Burkina Faso next month to strengthen bilateral relations between Ghana and Burkina Faso.
HO :
Government will fulfill promise
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Mr. Joseph Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, has avowed that the National Democratic Government fulfil promises it made to the people of the Volta Region.
EFFUTU :
GHC 30,000 for individuals
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Six hundred members of Eburo Aba Susu Net-work scheme from Prasu, Kotokrom and Effutu Koforidua in Central Region have been given financial assistance totalling 30,000 Ghana cedis.
   
ACCRA :
EPA ready with draft.
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and its collaborators have completed a draft document seeking legally binding modalities for telecom operators to undertake co-location exercises.
    
NATIONAL:
Mills visits Jubilee Oilfield soon
Wednesday, March 25 2009
President Mills will be visiting the Jubilee Oilfield in the Western Region Friday as part of a familiarization tour of on-going economic development projects.
ACCRA:
Media neglects natural resources
Wednesday, March 25 2009
Out of 7000 news reports sampled by the National Media Commission in 2008, Natural Resource and Environment represented only one per cent.
AKATSI:
Maternity ward for Akatsi Hospital
Wednesday, March 25 2009
A sod-cutting ceremony has been performed for the construction of a maternity ward for the Akatsi District Hospital.
WA:
Cuban Doctors attract attention
Wednesday, March 25 2009
More than 1.8 million Ghanaians received medical treatment from Cuban doctors last year, Dr Felipe Delgado, National Coordinator of Cuban Medical Brigade has said.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
GES puhes for stricter sanctions
Wednesday, March 25 2009
An educationist, Mr. Oppong Acheampong has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to strengthen the enforcement of its penalties against examination malpractices.
KUMASI:
Polytechnics on priority list - Minister
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Minister of Education, has re-affirmed government’s continued support for the Polytechnics to enable them to become the linchpin to the nation’s socio-economic and industrial development.
CAPE COAST:
Car theft: Polytechnic student granted bail
Wednesday, March 25 2009
A 23-year old student of the Cape Coast Polytechnic, Baba Ahmed, who allegedly stole an Opel Astra cab with registration number GR 1518W and sold it, was Wednesday, granted bail in the sum of GH¢3,000.00 with one surety by a circuit court at Cape Coast.
(AMAKOM) KMA:
Otumfuo’s Anniversary to change face of Kumasi
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Serwaah Ampem Children’s Library at Amakom in Kumasi is to undergo a major refurbishment as part of a multi-million cedi sponsorship package announced by Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana.
HOHOE:
Shop owner screams away armed robbers
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The persistent screaming of Madam Margarette Owusu Dankyi, proprietress of Mayfair Trading Company eventually foiled a planned armed robbery attack on her by two masked armed men Wednesday.
(KPOTA) HOHOE:
Police discovers 50 acres of ’wee’ plantation
Wednesday, March 25 2009
A team of police officers led by the Hohoe Divisional Police Commander, Mr Kofi Adei-Akyeampong,  in a search-and-destroy operation, in the early hours of Wednesday, destroyed about six acres of an estimated 50 acres of Cannabis or plantation at Kpota near Akplamafu, in the Hohoe Municipality.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Sirigu, Mirigu push for seperate districts
Wednesday, March 25 2009
The Chiefs and People of Sirigu and Mirigu near Navrongo in Upper East Region have appealed to government for separate districts in the area.
(BAREKESE) KMA :
Otumfuo’s man shot dead
Thursday, March 26 2009
An elder of the Manhyia palace, Opanin Kwabena Akosah has been shot dead by unknown assailants at a site near the Barekese road.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Ga King condemns actions by “Ga youth”
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Ga Mantse, King Tackie Tawiah III has condemned the actions of individuals and groups purporting to be speaking for the Ga people on the land issue.
 
BAWKU WEST :
Upper East Minister imposes ban on fuel sale
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Hon. Mark Kofi Wayongo has banned the sale of fuel after 1900GMT in the Upper East Region to persons carrying jerrycans and bottles.
BOLGATANGA :
Teachers advised not to rely solely on SSNIT Pension Scheme
Thursday, March 26 2009
Teachers, civil and public servants have been advised not to rely and contribute solely to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pension Scheme for their retirement
(ADUM) KMA :
Student jailed 36 months for forgery
Thursday, March 26 2009
A 21-year-old Engineering Student of Takoradi Polytechnic, Mighty Bigson has been jailed 36 months in hard labour on his own plea by a Kumasi Circuit Court for forgery.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Minister launches "Keep the City Clean" Campaign
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku-Manu has observed that intense trading activities on the streets and pavements within the Central Business District (CBD) resulting in the generation of large quantities of refuse were among factors militating against efforts of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to maintain clean environmental sanitation status in the metropolis.
BOLGATANGA :
Government to establish a polyclinic in Bolgatanga
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa Yankey, has announced that Government would establish a polyclinic in Bolgatanga to ease the pressure on the Bolgatanga Central Hospital that is being upgraded.
(DABALA) SOUTH TONGU :
South-Tongu District records 835 teenage pregnancies
Thursday, March 26 2009
South-Tongu District recorded 835 teenage pregnancies among mainly basic school girls as young as 10 years in 2007 and 2008.
HO :
Volta Region records 100 road accidents this year
Thursday, March 26 2009
Twenty people died in 100 road accidents recorded in the Volta Region between January and March 25, this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pappoe pleased with Ghana’s preparations
Thursday, March 26 2009
Vice President of the Ghana Football Association Fred Pappoe has welcomed the commitment of all involved in preparing the Black Stars as the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup nears the start.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac backs Stars to deliver
Thursday, March 26 2009
Milovan Rajevac is optimistic regarding Ghana’s chances of securing a good start when the 2010 World Cup qualifier starts in Kumasi on 29 March.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Control room at court premises on fire
Thursday, March 26 2009
A section of the newly created court complex, which houses the land, labour and human rights court, on yesterday morning caught fire but firemen promptly put it off and no damage was done.
(BOLGATANGA) :
Upper East Region launches entrepreneurial skills training programme
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, has commended management of Youth Harvest Foundation (YHF) and Junior Achievement (JA) both NGO’s for collaborating to train the youth in the Region  entrepreneurial skills to become self-reliant.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Ghana to lose Welbeck to Scotland
Thursday, March 26 2009
Scotland are hoping to persuade Manchester United youngster Danny Welbeck to turn his back on Ghana and England.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan moved by captain’s character
Thursday, March 26 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has labelled Stephen Appiah as one of the refreshing characters that his team functions around as the Black Stars prepare for the weekend’s World Cup qualifier at home.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Injured Adebayor in Togo’s squad
Thursday, March 26 2009
Arsenal’s Emmanuel Adebayor has been called up to the Togo squad for this weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, despite being injured.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
$600,000 for Stars-Benin
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has planned a whopping 662,000 US Dollars for the successful organization of this weekend’s 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Black Stars of Ghana and Benin.
ACCRA :
Liberty Capital poised to instil savings habit in students
Thursday, March 26 2009
Liberty Capital Ghana Limited, an investment advisory and a Licensed Dealing Member of the Ghana Stock Exchange, has tailored an investment product that aims at inculcating the habit of savings into the youth, especially pupils and students.
SUNYANI:
Minister appeals to GPRTU
Thursday, March 26 2009
Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong- Ahafo Regional Minister, has said members of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) should make public safety their priority to curb accidents.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paintsil starring for 50th cap
Thursday, March 26 2009
Ghana defender, John Paintsil is determined to stretch his long association with the senior team beyond the World Cup qualifier against Benin on Sunday in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Mbesuma dropped for Egypt game
Thursday, March 26 2009
Zambia coach Herve Renard has excluded striker Collins Mbesuma for next week’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Egypt.
ACCRA :
Government to overhaul industry
Thursday, March 26 2009
Vice President John Mahama has said the government would overhaul the shea industry as part of sweeping moves to transform the industry into a priority sector.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars leap over local side
Thursday, March 26 2009
Ghana key players Michael Essien and Asamoah Gyan were on target as the Black Stars beat Great Mariners 4-1 in their final warm-up before the weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Benin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Defence will be tight- Addo
Thursday, March 26 2009
Eric Addo says the defensive set up of the Black Stars will be tight on Sunday when Ghana plays Benin in the second phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stun Lions
Thursday, March 26 2009
Asante Kotoko pulled an important win on Wednesday over Heart of Lions to boost their title chances as they now reduce the 11-point deficit at the top to eight.
ACCRA :
Second phase of vaccination underway
Thursday, March 26 2009
The second phase of the National Vaccination exercise against Polio begins throughout the country today.  The three-day exercise is being organized by the Ghana Health Service with support from the world Health Organization, Rotary Club International, UNICEF, Plan Ghana and other health partners. 
BOLGATANGA :
Government to establish polyclinic
Thursday, March 26 2009
Dr George Sipa Yankey, Minister of Health has announced that Government would establish a polyclinic in Bolgatanga to ease the pressure on the Bolgatanga Central Hospital that is being upgraded.

(PARLIAMENT) AMA:
Parliament to search for missing items
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Parliamentary Service Board would meet next week to discuss items worth more than 3.3 million Ghana cedis allegedly missing from the official new residence of  the former Speaker of Parliament.
CAPE COAST :
Regional hospital to be made teaching hospital
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Central Regional Hospital in Cape Coast is to be transformed into a Teaching Hospital in order to meet the needs of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Medical School.

WASA AMENFI WEST:
Propagate National Health Insurance
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Wasa Amenfi West District Scheme manager of Amenfiman Mutual health Insurance Scheme, George Essem-Koffie, has urged Community Health Insurance Committees in the district to sit up, strategize and propagate the National Health Insurance Scheme’s (NHIS) concept, its designs and structure and its advantages to individuals and the Community to enable the people derive maximum benefit from it. 
JAMAN SOUTH:
Peaceful demonstration turns sour
Thursday, March 26 2009
A peaceful demonstration by some youth in the Jaman South District of the Brong-Ahafo region ,turned sour when many people got injured following a confrontation between the demonstrators and the youth from a neigbouring town.
BOLGATANGA:
Northern politicians urged to be more patriotic
Thursday, March 26 2009
Politicians of Northern descent, especially Members of Parliament and Ministers of State have been challenged to give more attention to the development of the Northern regions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asare gets new Contract
Thursday, March 26 2009
Belgian club KV Mechelen are to offer Ghana winger Nana Asare a new contract after transfer negotiations with Anderlecht look to have broken down.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan to prove critics wrong
Thursday, March 26 2009
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is hoping to prove a few of his critics wrong as he prepares for his first Black Stars game in more than a year.
NATIONAL:
Shea industry will be overhauled - Veep
Thursday, March 26 2009
Vice President John Mahama has said the government would overhaul the shea industry as part of sweeping moves to transform the industry into a priority sector.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Crowd will be vital - Amoah
Thursday, March 26 2009
Matthew Amoah believes the Kumasi crowd will be a major factor in their joint 2010 Afcon and World Cup qualifiers on Sunday.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
Youth desire modest people as DCEs
Thursday, March 26 2009
Some concerned youth of the National Democratic Congress in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District have appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to appoint development oriented persons who has the party’s interest at heart as District Chief Executives to enhance development.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
GNAT not callous - Duncan-Adanusa
Thursday, March 26 2009
The General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, Mrs Irene Duncan-Adanusa has said that the Association remains committed to the welfare of its members to encourage them to give of their best in furtherance of its quality public education agenda.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Fifteen years for drug peddler
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr S. K. Sarpong Appiah, has sentenced a 28-year-old farmer to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for possessing narcotic drug.
NATIONAL:
Curbing road carnage: Drivers academy soon
Thursday, March 26 2009
The National Road Safety Commission is to establish a National Drivers Academy to train professionals for the transport industry as a means of curbing road crashes.
    
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Haruna Iddrisu hits hard on ’Sakawa’
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Minister of Communications, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu has hinted the issue of cyber crime and internet fraud, popularly known as “sakawa” would be given serious attention.
(MINISTRY) ACCRA:
Confab on post-election conflict underway
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Minister of the Interior has noted that conflict is not only a tragedy for humanity but also impedes socio-economic development of the country.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Ampem Darko stands accused
Thursday, March 26 2009
The Speaker of Parliament, Mrs Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo, Thursday referred a case involving the NPP Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond and the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation boss, Mr. Ampem Darko to the Privileges Committee of Parliament.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s 44-million dollar debt cancelled
Thursday, March 26 2009
Spain’s Ambassador to Ghana, Ms. Julia Olmo, Thursday announced the cancellation of a 44-million dollar debt given to the previous government for developmental projects.
HO :
Independent body needed to investigate complaints against police
Friday, March 27 2009
The Business Development Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Nana Kwasi Agyepong has suggested that independent bodies should investigate complaints against police personnel.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Address credit needs of SMEs-Expert
Friday, March 27 2009
The International Project Expert of the Local Economic Development International Labour Organisation, Dr. Nii Moi Thompson has called for urgent measures to address the credit needs of local businesses, especially the small and medium enterprises in the country to stimulate growth.,
(NSUTEM) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Farmers go into dairy farming
Friday, March 27 2009
Farmers at Nsutem and surrounding villages in the Akuapem North District participating in the Heifer Project have increased their incomes by between 1,008 Ghana cedis to 2,160 Ghana cedis per annum.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Jujuman rapes housewife
Friday, March 27 2009
A circuit court in Goaso has sentenced a 37 year-old self-styled juju man, Alhaji Abonyere, to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for sexually assaulting a housewife.
(ASAMANKESE) EAST AKIM :
Son remanded for threatening father
Friday, March 27 2009
A 24-year-old mechanic apprentice, Michael Addo Kumi  has been remanded by the Asamankese circuit court for assaulting his father and threatening him with death.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President informed of death of Tumu Paramount Chief
Friday, March 27 2009
A delegation of chiefs from the Tumu Traditional Area in the Upper West Region have informed President John Evans Atta Mills of the death of the Paramount Chief, Kuoro Gilbert Badzoe Kanton.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Youth asked to be abreast of Constitution
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghanaian youth have been asked to make conscious efforts to become abreast of the 1992 Constitution
ACCRA :
Access online information at libraries
Friday, March 27 2009
The Former Head of Library and Information Services Department of the University of Ghana, Professor Christine Kissiedu has asked the country’s universities and tertiary institutions to strengthen their capacity to enhance public access to online information in their libraries.
ACCRA :
Amal Bank arrests man with fake currency
Friday, March 27 2009
An unidentified Managing Director of a company in Accra has been arrested by Police personnel for attempting to deposit fake American dollars at the Mitchell Bank Branch of Amal bank. 
AHANTA WEST :
Westerners condemn action of Ga-Dangme Youth
Friday, March 27 2009
A group calling itself the Patriots for the Protection of Western Region Heritage has condemned the action of the Ga-Dangme Youth.
NATIONAL :
LEAP Targets 35,000 households this year
Friday, March 27 2009
The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme has, this year, targeted at least 35,000 extremely poor households with social cash transfers.
ACCRA :
Workshop on SMEs
Friday, March 27 2009
A two-day expert panel workshop on Small and Medium Forest Enterprises (SMFEs) has opened in Accra to discuss a study and other issues relevant to SMFEs in Ghana.
ACCRA :
NAB to close down journalism schools
Friday, March 27 2009
The National Accreditation Board, is to collaborate with the Ghana Journalists Association, to maintain quality in tertiary institutions running Journalism and media related programmes.
HO:
Friday, March 27 2009
Nana Kwasi Agyepong, the Business Development Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), has suggested that independent bodies should investigate complaints against police personnel.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owu joins Stars late
Friday, March 27 2009
Egypt-based goalkeeper George Owu has been handed a late call-up into the Black Stars for Sunday’s 2010 combined Nations Cup/World Cup against Benin at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah thrills Stars training
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah was the star of the show when the Black Stars trained at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien motivated by World Cup experience
Friday, March 27 2009
Michael Essien says the squad will be fired up for their first group game when the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers begin this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olele Kingson Fit To Play
Friday, March 27 2009
Goalkeeper Richard ’Olele’ Kingson will join the rest of the team in a full training session today as the Black Stars continue with preparations in Kumasi for Sunday’s match with Benin.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, March 27 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, March 27, 2009.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Government focused on social democracy
Friday, March 27 2009
Mr. Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokeperson, has said the social, economic and political programmes of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Government would be based on the party’s social democratic idealogy, which was a blend of democratic and socialist principles.
ACCRA :
Former President Kufuor back in town
Friday, March 27 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived back home on Thursday night from Geneva, Switzerland, after attending the maiden 3C conference, at the invitation of the Swiss government, where he delivered the keynote address.
BOLGATANGA :
No filling station should operate after 7pm
Friday, March 27 2009
As part of measures to check the smuggling of petroleum products, to neighbouring countries in the Upper East Region, the Regional Security Council (REGSEC), has directed that no fuel filling station should be allowed to operate after 1900 hours.
TAMALE:
Sheanut Development board for Tamale
Friday, March 27 2009
The government is to establish a Sheanut Development Board (SDB)with its headquarters in Tamale, to help promote the sheanut industry in the North.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
12 months for robbery
Friday, March 27 2009
Kofi Adjei, a student, who broke into a store and stole a quantity of provisions has been sent to prison for 12 months in hard labour by the Kade District Magistrate Court.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
29 drivers arrested
Friday, March 27 2009
The Winneba Magistrate Court, on Thursday, fined seven drivers a total of GH¢1,440.00 for committing various traffic offences.
TEMA :
GIS deports seven.
Friday, March 27 2009
The Tema Metropolitan Office of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), between January and March deported seven foreigners from the country for illegally working in the metropolis.
 
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Driver granted bail
Friday, March 27 2009
The Winneba Magistrate Court, on Thursday granted 10,000 Ghana Cedis bail with three sureties to Isaac Ampaah, the Gas Tanker driver, whose vehicle exploded in an accident at Gomoa Bewadze, killing and maiming a number of people on March 18.
(SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
GCB provides for school
Friday, March 27 2009
The Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), has presented a cheque for 2,000 Ghana Cedis, to the Swedru Senior High School, towards its 50th anniversary celebration.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Thief granted bail
Friday, March 27 2009
The district magistrate’s court at Kade, has granted One Thousand Ghana Cedis bail with a surety to Michael Kwasi Mensah, for unlawfully entering a room and stealing two mobile phones and cash.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Togo coach set to pick Adebayor
Friday, March 27 2009
Arsenal’s Emmanuel Adebayor looks set to play for Togo in this weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, despite concerns over his fitness.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy given a chance
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghana winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie will get the chance to stake his claim for a regular place in Cardiff’s side when he gets a run out against Merthyr Tydfil.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghanaian to handle SA friendly
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghanaian FIFA referee Cecil Fletcher has been invited to South Africa to officiate the Bafana-Bafana international friendly against Norway on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Koufie fumes over Appiah detractors
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghanaian Fifa coaching instructor Ben Koufie has launched a scathing attack on those who have called for the exclusion of Stephen Appiah from the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narry makes Stars commitment
Friday, March 27 2009
Auxerre midfielder Moussa Narry says he is committed to the Black Stars despite what his critics say is his lukewarm attitude to national team duties.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Give us three points - Nyantekyie
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantekyie says he has no doubt with the right attitude Ghana will qualify for the 2010 World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister promises incident free day
Friday, March 27 2009
Ghanaian authorities have promised a massive security operation for Sunday’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Benin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narry makes Stars commitment
Friday, March 27 2009
Auxerre midfielder Moussa Narry says he is committed to the Black Stars despite what his critics say is his lukewarm attitude to national team duties.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
Asantehene lauded for improving education
Friday, March 27 2009
The Adansi South District Director of Education, Mr Isaac Kofi Bimpong, has lauded the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for his Education Fund initiative describing him as a shinning example of “community response” to the improvement of education in the country.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Two fined GH¢1,000 for stealing a sheep
Friday, March 27 2009
The Kade District Magistrate’s Court on Friday fined two people GH¢1,000 on their own plea for stealing a sheep valued at GH¢100.
   
CAPE COAST :
Implement Single Spine Salary to ensure fairness
Friday, March 27 2009
The Central Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr Thomas Baafi has appealed to the President to ensure the implementation of the Single Spine Salary policy to remove all forms of distortions and ensure fairness in salaries as well as condition of service for all workers.
WA :
Women urge to accept leadership challenges
Friday, March 27 2009
Women have been asked to change their attitude and mindset so that they could play responsible leadership roles to bring about positive changes in their communities.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Children asked to cultivate reading habit
Friday, March 27 2009
Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills, First Lady, in collaboration with management of Book of Hope International, a non-governmental organization (NGO), on Friday donated Christian books worth 7,000 dollars to the Kanda Cluster of Schools in Accra.
ACCRA :
Chinese Ambassador calls on Minister
Friday, March 27 2009
Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC), Ms Akua Sena Dansua, appealed to the Chinese government to extend support to Ghana in the area of agro-processing equipment, ICT and scholarships for the youth and staff of the ministry.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Assembly asked to estimate cost of rehabilitation of centre
Friday, March 27 2009
 The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has as a matter of urgency been asked to make estimate cost of improvising pavilions and provision of basic facilities at the Centre for National Culture (CNC), so that the beads market in Koforidua could be relocated to the centre.
HO :
Chiefs asked to help stop smuggling of petrol to Togo
Friday, March 27 2009
Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode, has appealed to chiefs of Kadjebi to help stop the smuggling of petroleum products from the district to Togo.
KOMBUSGOU) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Use resources for intended purposes - NGOs urged
Saturday, March 28 2009
Managers of non-governmental (NGO) organisations have been urged to use funds they attract for specific projects judiciously and complete such projects on schedule.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Under five mortality rate can be prevented
Saturday, March 28 2009
Eastern Regional Deputy Director of Public Health, Dr George Bonsu, said it is possible to reduce mortality rate of children under five if fortified foods such as wheat flour and cooking oils are used in the daily meals of such children.
ACCRA :
Fiifi Kwetey receives approval
Saturday, March 28 2009
Mr Fiifi Kwetey, deputy minister designate for the Finance and Economic Planning Ministry had finally received parliamentary approval after a secret ballot in parliament.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Holy Family Hospital records 385 AIDS cases last year
Saturday, March 28 2009
The Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw recorded 385 HIV/ AIDS cases last year as against 344 people in 2007.
CAPE COAST:
Poultry farm project for school for the deaf
Saturday, March 28 2009
The US Ambassador, Mr Donald Teitelbaum on Thursday inaugurated a 5,000- dollar Poultry Farm Project for the Cape Coast School for the Deaf (Cape deaf) as part of the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help programme.
(TEMA) TMA :
61,633 children to receive polio immunization
Saturday, March 28 2009
A total of 61,633 children under five years are to be immunized against the poliomyelitis disease in the second round of the national immunization exercise in the Tema Metropolis.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Solar water treatment system introduced in Ghana
Saturday, March 28 2009
HelioTech Limited, a German-based organization, on Friday introduced a water treatment system that uses solar energy to purify any form of contaminated water or salty water into potable drinking water.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH :
Expectant mothers urged to seek early antenatal care
Saturday, March 28 2009
Nkoranza North District Director of Health Service, Mr Donatus Achisiba, has urged pregnant women to visit antenatal clinics to receive preventive treatment in order to protect themselves and their unborn babies from diseases.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Education to receive more support
Saturday, March 28 2009
The German Government has pledged more support towards the development of education and manpower to boost the country’s economy.
ACCRA :
Aviation requires dedication and hard work -Minister
Saturday, March 28 2009
Minister for Transport, Mr. Mike Hammah, said the growth of the aviation sector within the African continent required a lot of dedication and hard work.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Government determined to make quality health care accessible
Saturday, March 28 2009
Minister of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, has re-affirmed government’s determination to make quality health care accessible to all and sundry to enhance their living standards.
TAMALE :
NHIS Directorate pays GH¢15m to service providers
Saturday, March 28 2009
The Northern Region Directorate of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has paid about GH¢15 million to service providers in the Tamale Metropolis.
TAMALE:
Tone set for Northern poverty reduction
Sunday, March 29 2009
Vice President John Mahama Saturday kicked-off discussions on the proposed Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, an ambitious development agenda aimed at reducing poverty in northern Ghana to 20 percent of the population within fifteen years.
NATIONAL:
GH¢ 9.79 billion approved for ’09 fiscal year
Sunday, March 29 2009
Parliament has passed the Appropriation Bill, approving the sum of GH¢ 9.79 billion for the financing of government operations in the 2009 financial year.
(ODODODIODIO) AMA:
NDC Chair wants ex-government officials prosecuted
Sunday, March 29 2009
Chairman of the Odododiodioo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Daniel Okai, has called for the prosecution of appointees of the previous administration who have been found to have illegally taken away vehicles and other equipment belonging to the State.
HO:
DVLA embarks on corruption free drive
Sunday, March 29 2009
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority has embarked on reforms to win back public confidence as a corruption-free institution promoting good driving standards, its director said on Saturday.
NATIONAL:
Victimization rife in Police Service - Avoka
Sunday, March 29 2009
Interior Minister Cletus Avoka, has bemoaned what he says is the poor administration in the Ghana Police Service.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo pacifies gods
Sunday, March 29 2009
A large number of sheep were slaughtered at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi, the official seat of the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on Thursday afternoon.
ACCRA:
Utilise human resources effectively - Minister
Sunday, March 29 2009
The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, Saturday said the country’s aim of delivering quality education could be achieved through optimum utilisation of human and material resources in the sector.
ACCRA (AMA):
Government to withdraw accredidations if......
Sunday, March 29 2009
Vice President John Mahama has urged owners of private tertiary institutions to maintain high standards, cautioning that government could withdraw their accreditation if found to be operating below standards.
DANGBE EAST:
Polio eradication campaign on course
Sunday, March 29 2009
The second round of the nationwide Polio eradication campaign is on course with about 40,000 volunteers and 4,300 supervisors carrying out the exercise with the aim of reaching every child under five years.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
Man remanded for possessing fire arms
Sunday, March 29 2009
A Tarkwa circuit court has remanded a 20-year old unemployed, Haruna Salifu into police custody on three counts of possessing fire arms and ammunition without authority and preparation to commit robbery.
CAPE COAST:
Cape Coast Stadium sitting capacity now 25,000
Sunday, March 29 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills Saturday inspected some projects under construction at the Cape Coast polytechnic and the University of Cape Coast being funded under the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFunD).
TEMA:
Tema Shipyard goes for peace
Sunday, March 29 2009
Management and workers leaders of establishments have been urged to draw long-term plan making projections of their activities, especially their finances in order to prevent unforeseen eventualities.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
School projects to be investigated
Monday, March 30 2009
The Volta Regional Minister,  Mr Joseph Amenowode has hinted at investigations into reports that the Sogakope Senior High School had not received any public funding for infrastructure projects in the past 30 years.
MAMPONG:
Give teachers special incentives
Monday, March 30 2009
The Principal of the College of Agriculture Education at the University of Education Winneba, Mampong Campus, Prof Richard Tuyee Awuah has suggested incentives for teachers working in deprived areas.
HO :
Church inaugurates community library
Monday, March 30 2009
The Volta Regional Headquarters of ‘Jubilee International Churches and Ministries’ has inaugurated a library to help promote reading among the youth.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU :
V/R Minister bemoans students’ “craze for money”
Monday, March 30 2009
The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode has bemoaned the craze for money and affluence in educational institutions.
(ASANKRAGWA) WASA AMENFI WEST :
Barclays branch manager embezzles over GH¢100,000
Monday, March 30 2009
The Asankragwa branch Manager of Barclays Bank, Ghana, Frank Walayo Asamoah is facing trial at a Tarkwa circuit court for allegedly embezzling GH¢130,022 belonging to the Bank.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Visually-impaired oriented
Monday, March 30 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan branch of the Ghana Association of the Blind (GAB) has organized a mobility and orientation workshop for 20 members.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Police Commander calls for public support
Monday, March 30 2009
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Police commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kwasi Duku has entreated the public to be supportive of the police in curbing crime.
CAPE COAST:
Central confers “Okunyin” title on President
Monday, March 30 2009
The Central Regional House of Chiefs conferred a honorary chieftaincy title “Okunyin” (great warrior) on President John Evans Atta Mills at a colourful ceremony at the Cape Coast Jubilee Park for making the region proud.
     
(ABURI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
“Let’s make Ghana a better place” - First Lady
Monday, March 30 2009
The First Lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills, has called on Ghanaians to rise up to the challenge of making Ghana a better place for all to live in.
(MEPE) SOUTH TONGU :
Snake scatters worshippers
Monday, March 30 2009
Just when the Mepe Presbyterian Church Choir was about closing from singing practice last Wednesday evening an ash coloured snake meandered its way into their midst sending all of them scuttling for dear live.
(GOMOA JUKWA) AGONA WEST:
PTA donates bus to school
Monday, March 30 2009
Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of the Seventh Day Adventist Senior High School at Gomoa Jukwa, near Agona Swedru presented a 33-seater Tata bus worth 66,695 Ghana Cedis to the authorities of the school on behalf of the association.
YENDI :
Minister reiterates need for peace
Monday, March 30 2009
Northern Regional Minister, Mr Stephen Sumani Nayina, has warned that he would not recognize parallel chieftaincy gates or institutions in any part of the region.
(GOMOA-NYANYANO) :
Don’t use violence to resolve issues
Monday, March 30 2009
General Spiritual Head of Saviour Church, the Right Reverend Elia Asirifi-Dadeako, has urged Ghanaians not to use violence means to resolve issues of national concern because it does not promote peace and unity.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Kristo Asafo strikes partnership deal with Kumasi polytechnic
Monday, March 30 2009
The Christ Reformed Church, (Kristo Asafo) and the Kumasi Polytechnic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under, which they would co-operate for the technological advancement of the country.
ACCRA :
Holy Quran serves as an instrument for unity-Maulvi Adam
Monday, March 30 2009
Maulvi Wahab Adam, Ameer and Missionary in-charge of the Ahmadiyya Mission Ghana on Saturday said the Muslim scripture is an instrument for guiding and uniting people of different races colours and creed.
NATIONAL :
EU urged to regulate inflow of e-waste into the country
Monday, March 30 2009
The Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Mrs Sherry Ayittey has urged the European Union (EU) to regulate the flow of e-waste into the country.
NATIONAL :
BECE candidates to re-select SHS - GES
Monday, March 30 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that candidates for the 2008/2009 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would re-select their choices of senior high schools and programmes.
KMA :
Lottery contributes to government coffers
Monday, March 30 2009
The Lotto Industry contributed GH¢10.6 million to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) last year, Mr Kofi Frimpong, General Secretary of Lotto Receivers Union announced in Kumasi.
(TEBEREBE) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Anglogold denies ‘burial’ of six people in a pit
Monday, March 30 2009
The management of AngloGold Ashanti, Iduapriem Limited (AAIL) has denied ‘burying’ six small-scale miners in a pit on its concession.
(ABUTIA-KLOE) HO:
Lion scare again
Monday, March 30 2009
Game Wardens at Kalakpa Game Reserve at Abutia-Kloe are on the heels of a prowling animal, said to be a lion, which had killed and eaten up cattle where kraals are located around the Ho Municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Togo shock Cameroon
Monday, March 30 2009
Adebayor, who had been out for six weeks with a hamstring problem, took advantage of an 11th-minute slip by defender Andre Bikey to settle the opening Group A game in the final round of African qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana beat Benin
Monday, March 30 2009
The National Senior Soccer Team, Black Stars on Sunday beat their Benin Counterparts, the Squirrels, by a lone goal in the opening of the round-off 2010 World Cup Qualifying series at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
TAMALE:
Untrained teachers take over classrooms
Monday, March 30 2009
Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers has complained about the large number of untrained teachers in classrooms throughout the country.
( SOGAKOPE) NORTH TONGU :
Investigations to be conducted
Monday, March 30 2009
Mr Joseph Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, has hinted at investigations into reports that the Sogakope Senior High School had not received any public funding for infrastructure projects in the past 30 years.
ACCRA :
Ghana gets support from Britain
Monday, March 30 2009
Ghana is to benefit from eighty million pounds assistance from the British government to help boost the nation’s economy.  A Daily Graphic report said the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Dr. Nicholas Westcott disclosed this at a forum with the Ghanaian Community in London. 
ACCRA :
GES changes system
Monday, March 30 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has reviewed the Computerized School Selection and Placement system (CSSPS) to enable more qualified candidates to gain admission to Senior High Schools.
ACCRA :
GCB announces dividend share
Monday, March 30 2009
Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has announced GH¢0.06 dividend per share amounting to GH¢15.9 million.
ACCRA :
President Mills advises companies
Monday, March 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has asked companies working at the Jubilee Fields to utilise local resources and satisfy local interests for mutual benefits.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ivory Coast thrash Malawi
Monday, March 30 2009
Didier Drogba scored twice for Ivory Coast to inspire them to a 5-0 win over Malawi in their final round of qualifying for the World Cup.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Former speaker says ,he will pay if....
Monday, March 30 2009
Former Speaker, Ebenezer Sekyi Hughes, has told the Minority Leader, Hon Kyei Mensah-Bonsu that he is ready and willing to pay for all items he took away from his official residence if that decision is taken.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mozambique hold Nigeria
Monday, March 30 2009
Mozambique had two goals disallowed when held 0-0 by Nigeria in a 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa African Nations Cup qualifier.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zambia stuns Egypt with Cairo draw
Monday, March 30 2009
Zambia came from behind to force a 1-1 draw with Egypt at Cairo Stadium on Sunday as the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa qualifying shocks in Africa continued.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Sudan-Mali draw in Khartoum
Monday, March 30 2009
Ghana have been handed an opportunity to move to the summit of the Group D in 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifying table after Sudan drew one-all with Mali on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Fans blamed for Ivorian stampede
Monday, March 30 2009
Ticketless fans were behind Sunday’s stadium stampede that left 22 people dead in Ivory Coast, officials say.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Youth to justify appointment in government
Monday, March 30 2009
Chairman of the Central Regional Disciplinary Committee of the NDC has urged the youth who have been given positions in the Administration of President John Evans Atta Mills to justify the confidence reposed in them.
ACCRA:
Prioritise your activities – Akua Dansua
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, Ms Akua Sena Dansua, has called on heads of departments under the Ministry to prioritize their activities to ensure efficiency in service delivery.
    
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Police stray bullet hits boy
Monday, March 30 2009
A Police warning shot, targeted at dispersing  miscreants obstructing the arrest of illegal drug peddlers, strayed and hit a 10 year-old boy, at Goaso, in the Asunafo North Municipality.
ACCRA:
Rawlings cautions party hierarchy
Monday, March 30 2009
Former President Rawlings Monday charged the leadership of the National Democratic Congress not to abdicate the responsibility reposed in them by the people of Ghana or risk killing the party.
ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Prosecute Sekyi-Huges – Appiah Ofori
Monday, March 30 2009
The Member of Parliament for Essikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, P.C. Appiah Ofori says the former Speaker of Parliament, Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes, should be prosecuted for “stealing” state assets.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Chief wants drunken teachers punished
Monday, March 30 2009
Omanhene of Goaso Traditional Area, Nana Kwasi Baafour Bosomprah, has called for punitive measures to check alcoholism among teachers.
CAPE COAST:
’Address girls’ low self-esteem problem’
Monday, March 30 2009
President of the Chattered Institute of Marketing of Ghana, Mrs Josephine Okoto, has stressed the need for schools to draw a systematic programme that would help boost the morale of girls and transform their low self-esteem into positive attitudes.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
MP calls for unity
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The people of Nkawkaw and its environs have been urged to bury their political differences and unite as one people to help develop the Nkawkaw Municipality.
(OSINO) FANTEAKWA:
Help curb indiscipline in our society- Ampofo
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The  Eastern Regional Minster, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo said the many social vices in our society  was eating deep into the moral fabric of society thus giving a wrong signal towards efforts to building  a better Ghana.
(ACCRA) AMA:
“I sell cannabis, but deal leniently with me,” accused pleads
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A father of four who pleaded guilty to possessing 2,005 grams of cannabis sativa on Monday prayed with an Accra Circuit Court to deal leniently with him.
CAPE COAST:
Special honey discovered at Kakum Park
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah, has announced the discovery of a special medicinal honey at Kakum National Park and said this would add another activity for tourists who visited the park.
ACCRA
Equip women with entrepreneurial skills- Minister
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs, Ms. Akua Sena Dansua, has stressed the need for women to be educated and gainfully employed to enable her participate in decision-making at all any levels.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister calls for reactivation of Policlinic
Tuesday, March 31 2009
An appeal has been made to the Health Minstry to reactivate the
abandoned Bolgatanga Polyclinic project begun about 20 years ago.
KINTAMPO NORTH:
About 160,000 children made orphans through HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Available statistics collated by Ghana AIDS Commission indicate that about 160,000 children have been made orphans through HIV/AIDS in the country.
ACCRA :
President Mills, Asantehene meet at Castle
Tuesday, March 31 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, at a historic meeting with Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, in Accra, on Monday, restated Government’s commitment to be guided by the interest and improvement in the lives of the people.
TALENSI-NABDAM:
Prof.Kendie Advocates for PSI on education
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A Lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Professor Stephen Bugu Kendie has called on university authorities to advocate for a Presidential Special Initiative (PSI) on Education.
BOLGATANGA :
Use dialogue to seek redress-Minister
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Students of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic have been advised to use dialogue to seek redress to their grievances and not resort to strikes and wanton destruction of valuable property on campus.
ACCRA:
Youth-led group to support malaria control programme
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The West African sub-region is expected to have a youth-led initiative geared towards supporting the 44 African nations that signed the historic declaration in Abuja in 2000 to scale malaria cases down to 50 per cent by year 2010 and near zero deaths by 2015.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Teachers appeal for review of tax on their salaries
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Members of Ahafo-Ano North District branch of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have appealed to government for a review of the tax on teachers’ salary.
(OHAWU) KETU NORTH:
Government to establish farm fields
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Government is to establish Junior Farm Field and Life Schools, JFFLS in all Metropolitan, Municipal and District towards modernizing agriculture in the country. Under the programme, the youth between 12 and 18 years will be trained in local agricultural skills with a modern focus.
NEW JUABEN:
GES must study administrative justice
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A Criminologist, Professor Kenneth Attafuah, has proposed to the Ghana Education Service to introduce the study of basic principles of administrative justice to the teacher training curriculum. This, he said would address the acts of indiscipline and vandalism in schools.
ACCRA :
New approaches needed
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Sherry Ayittey, has called for new and innovative approaches to address coastal and marine environment challenges in a more comprehensive manner.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Leave the road- Police
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Kasoa District Police Commander, DSP Jordan Quaye, has warned people selling on streets, especially along the main traffic lights of Kasoa, to leave the streets and relocate themselves at places safe for selling.
   
NATIONAL :
Petroleum prices to go up
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The ex-pump prices of petrol and diesel would have upward adjustment Wednesday in line with increase in crude oil price on the world market.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Man jailed for stealing
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A 33-year-old driver, Augustus Aggrey has been jailed four years in hard labour for stealing two bags of dried cocoa beans belonging to the Produce Buying Company (PBC).
GUSHEGU:
Interior Minister renews Bawku curfew
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Minister of Interior has on the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality, the Gushegu Township and their environs for another week with effect from March 30.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Language is important.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Dean of the Faculty of Languages of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Emmanuel Nicholas Abekah, has stated that the language teacher plays a significant role in national development.
(PEKI) SOUTH DAYI :
GES asked to redraw book
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has been asked to withdraw or make an addendum to the  “Citizenship Education Primary 5 Pupil’s Book” due to some factual inaccuracies and omissions regarding the late Dr Esther Ocloo and Dr Ephraim Amu both of Peki.
ACCRA:
Rural and urban migration must be checked
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh  Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has  called for the establishment of linkages between rural housing and urban development to curb the incidence of rural urban migration the country is currently experiencing.
BOLGATANGA :
Hospital under pressure
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Daily attendance at Bolgatanga Central Hospital has increased following the introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr Aduko Amiah, Medical Director in-charge of the hospital has said.
NATIONAL:
Oil find: Trinidad and Tobago comes aboard
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Minister for Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, Tuesday called for effective and prudent management of the country’s emerging oil industry to ensure maximum economic benefits.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari admits poor start
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari admitted that the team struggled to find their feet and panted for breath in Sunday’s joint 2010 qualifiers against Benin at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I was played out of position
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Stephen Appiah has insisted he is happy to ‘do a job’ for Ghana after leading the Black Stars to an opening win in the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantekyie defends poor show
Tuesday, March 31 2009
GFA president Kwesi Nyantekyie hailed Ghana’s 1-0 win over Benin as a great start despite the Stars playing one of their poorest games in recent years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari Clash with Sports Minister
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Sulley Ali Muntari has been engaged in an angry exchange of words with the Minister of Sports of the country in the full view of the rest of the playing body of the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari threatens to quit Ghana
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has threatened to quit the Black Stars if the authorities do not apologise his girlfriend.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Fishermen to keep Gas Pipeline going
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The West African Gas Pipeline Company has advised fishermen to help protect its pipelines by reporting any leakages or abnormal activities around them to the company or the security agencies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko transfer list six players
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Asante Kotoko have transfer listed six players who have struggled to command places in the team this season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts cut-off eleven players
Tuesday, March 31 2009
League leaders Hearts of Oak are ready to offload 11 players from the first team to give them the opportunity of securing unlimited playing time elsewhere.
ACCRA:
Cocoa production doubles in 2008
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Ghana’s Cocoa Processing Company Limited has more than doubled its cocoa beans throughput capacity to 64,500 tonnes per annum, from the successful completion of a five-year rehabilitation and expansion programme.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Fake currency dealers busted
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Suhum police have arrested two people for allegedly possessing counterfeit Ghana cedi notes.
(KNUST) KMA:
KNUST streamlines Geo-Information course
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Authorities of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi  are liaising with authorities of International Institute of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation to streamline its course on Geo-Information in Natural Resource Management.
KUMASI:
Nigerian robbers jailed ten years
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Two Nigerians who robbed a trader of GH¢ 5,890 and a mobile phone have been sentenced to five years imprisonment each by a Kumasi Circuit Court.
EJURA SEKYEDUMASE:
Teachers schooled
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Headmaster of Ejuraman Senior High School has asked teachers to endeavour to understand the socio-cultural practices of the local communities where they operate to avoid unnecessary friction.
ACCRA:
Potable water high on agenda - Minister
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Lack of potable water and access to it across the country have been described as major problems associated with water distribution in the country.
NATIONAL:
Human trafficking victims to be rehabilitated
Tuesday, March 31 2009
The Ecowas Commissioner of Human Development and Gender, Dr Adrienne Diop has observed that human trafficking exacts a high toll on victims; physically, emotionally and psychologically.
TEMA:
Armed robber dies in crossfire
Tuesday, March 31 2009
A 28 year old member of a three-man robbery syndicate, John Kingsley was Sunday evening shot by the police when the group attacked filling stations on the Tema-Prampram road.
NATIONAL:
New men run Armed Forces
Tuesday, March 31 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills Tuesday made promotions and appointments to the High Command in the Ghana Armed Forces.