TEMA :
CEPS on Fair Shipping Agencies Limited
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) on directed the Management of Fair Shipping Agencies Limited, to pay GH¢6,933.86 representing under-paid tax revenue on an imported vehicle within 30 days effective,February 5, 2010.

TAMALE:
Activities of Fulani herdsmen pose security threat
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Ghana Network for Peace Building (GHANEP), has identified activities of Fulani herdsmen as the most serious security threat to Northern Region and Ghana in general. 

(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Don’t abolish Gambaga Witch Camp - DCE
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The District Chief Executive for East Mamprusi, Mr. Adam Imoro has defended with passion and ardor the existence of a witch camp within his district, claiming that the camp is intended for protection and fortification.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Invest in the education of children.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Very Reverend Samuel Kweku Opoku, Synod Secretary of the Akim Oda Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana has urged Ghanaians, especially Christians to invest in their children’s education.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Woman bonded.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Akim Oda Magistrate Court has bonded Mary Kumiwaa, a trader to be of a good behaviour when dealing with tenants. She has also been ordered to compensate the complainant with GH¢150 for allegedly forcibly throwing away his personal belongings.

NATIONAL :
Fuel prices to go up
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Prices of some petroleum products may be going up between 5 and 10 percent from the 1st April, 2010.

(ASHONGMAN ESTATES) GA EAST :
Computer lab for school.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the Atomic Hills Estate Demonstration School at the Ashongman Estates in Accra, has inaugurated a new computer laboratory with 15 computers and accessories.

ACCRA:
LPG shortage hits parts of the country
Tuesday, March 09 2010

A massive shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has hit some parts the country. 

(ABUAKWA SOUTH) EAST AKIM :
MP on "galamsey" operators
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, Mr. Atta Akyea, has made a passionate appeal to President John Evans Atta Mills to order the military to clamp down on illegal gold mining, popularly referred to as "galamsey" throughout the country.

GOMOA WEST :
Teenage pregnancies reduce.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Health facilities in the Gomoa West District recorded 815 teenage pregnancies in 2009, as against 1,053 recorded in 2008.

SOUTH DAYI:
Volunteers receive bicycle support
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have presented 82 bicycles to community-based volunteers in the Jasikan and South Dayi Districts in the Volta Region to be used for outreach programmes on tuberculosis (TB) under the National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTCP).

TAMALE:
Gov’t urged to fast track SADA project
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Musah Abdul Rahman, interim Chairman of a non governmental organization called Savannah Visionary Network has called on government to quicken its pace on the actualization of the proposed Savannah Accelerated Development Authority into law.

NATIONAL :
NAGRAT on strike
Monday, March 01 2010

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has embarked on an indefinite strike.

NATIONAL :
Tax on sachet water no longer effective
Monday, March 01 2010

The proposed 20 percent ad-valorem tax on sachet water will no longer take effect today, March 1, 2010.

NATIONAL :
NHIA to introduce one-time payment December
Monday, March 01 2010

The National Health Insurance Authority has indicated that it is set to introduce the one-time health insurance premium by December this year.

ASHAIMAN :
Ashaiman chief buried.
Monday, March 01 2010

The mortal remains of the late Nii Tetteh Amui II, Ashaiman Mantse, was interred at the Tema New Town Royal Mausoluem .

NATIONAL :
Do you the best telecom network?
Monday, March 01 2010

Telecommunications giant, Vodafone, has emerged as the world’s most valuable telecommunications brand, according to a global ranking of the world’s most valuable brands by compiled by BrandFinance Global 500.

NATIONAL :
We are handicapped.
Monday, March 01 2010

The Ghana Highway Authority Divisional Union of the Building Materials Workers Union (BMWU) has called on the Ministry of Roads and Highways to revamp its mobile maintenance units by providing tools to ensure safe, reliable and quality maintenance.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
New programme at UEW.
Monday, March 01 2010

The Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Alhaji (Dr) Asomah Abu Bandah, has announced the introduction of a new Executive Educational Management Masters degree programme at the University.

(KADE)KWAEBIBIREM :
Man fined more than GHC 700
Monday, March 01 2010

Hamidu Amadu, a herdsman, has been convicted to a fine of GHC 720 by the Kade District Magistrate Court for stealing a bull valued at GHC 500.

TEMA :
Six year old defiled.
Monday, March 01 2010

An 18-year-old cattle herdsman has been arraigned before the Tema Circuit Court ‘A’ for defiling a six-year-old girl.

(ELMINA) KEEA :
Two classrooms for Catholic boys.
Monday, March 01 2010

A philanthropist, Mr Peter Hammond, has built two classrooms and painted the old block of the Elmina Catholic Boys Junior High School (JHS) at the cost of GH¢30,000.00.

DANGME WEST :
Residents worried.
Monday, March 01 2010

Residents of Old Ningo in the Dangme West District have expressed concern about the acute water shortage facing them over the past six months and appealed for assistance.

(WINKOGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
National Service Persons urged to be dedicated
Monday, March 01 2010

National Service Persons have been urged to be sacrificial and diligent in the execution of their duties.

(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Water shortage hits Western Region
Monday, March 01 2010

The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis is experiencing water rationing as a result of the drying up of River  Pra and River Anakwa that supplied water to the treatment plants at Daboase and Inchaban.

TEMA :
Dreams and team week celebrated
Monday, March 01 2010

Mrs Abena Fredua-Okyere, Co-ordinator of Dreams and Team Club and Headmistress of the Rosharon Montessori School in Tema, has taken a swipe at irresponsible parenting, which has crept into the
society.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Gallons of palm oil goes missing.
Monday, March 01 2010

The Kade District Magistrate’s court has remanded in prison custody Yaw Ebenezer, unemployed, charged with stealing 10 gallons of palm oil with three others who are at large.

SUNYANI :
Brong-Ahafo VAT office exceeds target for 2009
Monday, March 01 2010

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Value Added Tax (VAT) service has exceeded its revenue target for 2009 by 11.9 percent  while growth rate of the tax net increased by 63.9 percent.

NATIONAL :
Policy on shift system in the offing- Minister
Monday, March 01 2010

Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, Minister of Education has announced that the Ministry is developing a programme for the phasing out of the school shift system.

(LA) AMA :
Some nurses stand accused.
Monday, March 01 2010

Some nurses at the La General Hospital have been accused of physically assaulting a female patient and stripping her bare of her clothes.

KWAHU SOUTH :
Minister calls for support.
Monday, March 01 2010

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Eastern Regional Minister, has called for a broader stakeholder support to the annual paragliding festival in order to make it a major tourism event nationwide.

(ZORKOR) BONGO :
Consider Assemblymembers for DCEs -Ayamdor
Monday, March 01 2010

The Assemblyman for the Zorko-Kanga electoral Area in the Upper East Region, Mr. Alexis Ayamdor has said the President should not look beyond present and past Assembly Members when nominating District Chief Executives (DCEs).

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Project to assist street and needy children
Monday, March 01 2010

The Western Regional Director of Department of Women and Children’s Affairs, Mr. John Hackman has said it has come to the notice of the department that some orphanages are arranging illegal adoption of children or offering children for sale.

TEMA :
MCE commended.
Monday, March 01 2010

An elected assembly member in the Tema metropolitan assembly has commended the Tema Metropolitan chief executive, Rober Kempes Ofosuware, for his "good works" since assuming office last year.

(NORTH GBAWE) GA SOUTH :
North Gbawe not happy with ECG.
Monday, March 01 2010

Residents of North Gbawe Hill Top  in the Ga South municipal in the Greater Accra region have been living without electricity for sometime now, even after the Electricity Company of Ghana undertook a project to wire the area in August 2009.

NATIONAL:
NAGRAT’s strike is in bad faith - MOE
Monday, March 01 2010

The Ministry of Education says the strike action embarked upon by the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is in bad faith and contravenes its agreement with the Ministry on industrial actions.   

(ODUMASE KROBO) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
School to get new dormitary
Monday, March 01 2010

The Parent Teacher Association of the Krobo Girls Senior High School at Odumase -Krobo in the Eastern region is constructing  a dormitory block estimated at GHC 700,000 for the school.

EAST MAMPRUSI :
Stakeholders sensitized on point of use water treatment
Monday, March 01 2010

The Afram Plains Development Organisation (APDO), a non-governmental organisation dedicated to poverty reduction, has sensitized some key stakeholders in the water sector on the appropriate point of use (POU) treatment in the country.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Three fined for stealing electric cable
Monday, March 01 2010

The Winneba District Magistrate’s Court has fined two electricians and a scrap dealer from Winneba GH 120 each for stealing some high tension cable of the Electricity Company of Ghana, at Winneba.

HO:
Phones to stem maternal mortality
Monday, March 01 2010

Grameen Foundation, an NGO in healthcare services, is pioneering a concept of using mobile phones to monitor the condition of pregnant women and babies.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Review water rationing process - Ofosu Ampofo
Monday, March 01 2010

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has called on the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to review it water rationing process to ensure that Somanya, Odumase and the Akuapem areas, which are very close to the Kpong Water Head works have water every week.  

HOHOE:
Gov’t to streamline health care promotion- Amenowode
Monday, March 01 2010

The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode, has said government was poised in championing a symbiotic relationship between orthodox, traditional and faith healing towards quality healthcare service delivery.  

LAMBUSSIE KARNI:
Lambussie pupils provided with potable water
Monday, March 01 2010

Basic school children at Lambussie in Lambussie-Karni District, who used to spend several hours in search of drinking water from unsafe sources, have now been provided with potable water.

WA:
Storm destroys properties in Wa
Monday, March 01 2010

A storm that began as a whirl wind on Thursday swept through the Zongo section of Wa destroying properties worth millions of cedis.

NATIONAL:
GH¢10 million released for teachers’ arrears
Monday, March 01 2010

Government has released GH¢ 10 million to the Ghana Education Service (GES) for the payment of all outstanding arrears due members of the Service nationwide. 

(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Cocoa smuggling on the increase
Monday, March 01 2010

The Board Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Percival Yaw Kuranchie, has decried the upsurge of cocoa smuggling in the country.

KUMASI:
Kufuor leads NPP to God
Monday, March 01 2010

Former President John Agyekum Kufour, on Sunday led the leadership of the New Patriotic Party to attend a thanksgiving church service at the Adum Wesley Cathedral in Kumasi to show appreciation to God for a successful Delegates’ Congress held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

(WONKONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
"Teachers’ attitude has impact on children’s life"
Monday, March 01 2010

The District Director of Education in charge of the Talensi-Nabdam District in the Upper East Region, Mr. Francis Ayaaba, has observed that attitudes of teachers could have either positive or negative impact on the development of the children they teach at schools. 

(KEYIME) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
Boreholes commissioned for Keyime communities
Monday, March 01 2010

Communities in the Keyime Electoral Area in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District in the Volta Region can now breathe a sigh of relief as solution has been found to their long standing water problem which has bedeviled the people for a very long time now.

JASIKAN:
Two NGOs donate bicles to volunteers
Monday, March 01 2010

Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have presented 82 bicycles to community-based volunteers in the Jasikan and South Dayi Districts in the Volta Region to be used for outreach programmes on tuberculosis (TB) under the National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTCP).

HO:
Some retrenched workers of GWCL miss out on tools package
Monday, March 01 2010

Over 50 retrenched workers of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Volta region seemed to have missed out on a tools package, as part of the company’s retraining and resettlement programme for affected workers.

MAMPONG:
Babies Home cry for help
Monday, March 01 2010

The Asante-Mampong Babies Home has appealed for public support to expand its structures and facilities to meet the demands of the growing population of abandoned and orphaned babies. 

HO:
Technology Centre for Ho Women’s Training Institute
Monday, March 01 2010

An all-purpose Centre of Technology would be put up for the Women’s Training Institute of the Department of Community Development in Ho.

(GARISHEGU) TAMA :
Rotary club assists community with household latrines
Monday, March 01 2010

The Rotary Club of Tamale has provided some 54 household latrines for the people of Garishegu, a farming community within the Tamale Metropolis to help prevent diarrhoeal diseases in the community. 

(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Fire outbreak at VRA
Tuesday, March 02 2010

News reaching Ghanadistricts indicates that there has  been fire outbreak at the accounts department of the Volta River Authority (VRA) at Akosombo.

(CAPE THREE POINTS) AHANTA WEST :
New discovery of crude oil
Tuesday, March 02 2010

There has been a new discovery of crude oil in Ghana, this time in the Dzata field offshore the West Cape Three Points area.

(NYANYAANOR) AWUTU SENYA :
Earth tremor scare : Chief not happy
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The chief of Gomoa Nyanyaanor, Nana Obeng Wiabo V in the Central Region has asked the Geological Survey Department to educate the public on the effects of earthquake and tremor rather than the constant fear and panic they pose to residents of the community.

(ELMINA) KEEA :
Fishermen call for probe.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Fishermen in the Central region have called on the National Security to Institute an investigation into the whereabouts of money held in account number 3011000001497 at the Agricultural Development bank in the name of Regional Premix Committee and Co-ordinating Committee.

TEMA :
Port workers on sit down strike.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Workers of the Meridian Port Services at the Tema Port, has embarked on a sit-down strike, to back their demand for better working conditions.

NATIONAL :
Hockey players commended.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Ms Akua Sena Dansua has sent congratulatory message to the playing body of the national Under-17 hockey team, its technical and management team for their splendid performance to qualify for the Singapore Hockey Olympics.

BAWKU :
Court of Appeal to rule on MP for Bawku Central’s case
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Court of Appeal (CA) will on Thursday, March 18, decide whether or not to set aside the decision of an Accra Fast Track High Court which disqualified the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Adamu Daramani.

NATIONAL :
MMT to charge luggage fares
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Management of Metro Mass Transit Ltd (MMT) has  started  a standardised charging of luggage fare in all 16 depots nationwide.

SUNYANI :
Newmont Ahafo Dev’t Foundation accumulates 2.2 million dollars
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation has accumulated 2.2 million dollars since its establishment in 2008, the General Manager, Environment and Social Responsibility of the Ahafo mine of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL), Mr. Dan Michaelsen has disclosed.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA:
Police retrieve stolen vehicle
Tuesday, March 02 2010

An Opel Astra Saloon car, belonging to Mr Victor Francis Darbah, a lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba which was snatched from his driver in Accra last year, has been retrieved by the Winneba Police.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Officers of Polytechnics meet
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A three-day workshop on practical industrial training in polytechnic education for industrial liaison officers has opened at the Takoradi Polytechnic.

SUNYANI :
Council of State member worried about drug abuse among youth
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A member of the Council of State, Nana George Kofi Dadzie has called on individuals and organisations to support government in the fight against drug abuse, especially wee smoking among the youth.

(ACHIMOTA) GA EAST :
Disability resource centre needs attention
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The only National Assessment and Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities and Special Educational Needs has been left to rot due to lack of funds.

GOMOA WEST :
Education not for politicians.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The National President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), Mr Godwin Sowah, has urged politicians not to jeopardise the future children by playing politics with education.

KWAHU WEST :
CHRAJ settles 82 cases
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the Kwahu West Municipality received 92 human rights related cases last year out of which 82 were amicably settled.

CAPE COAST:
NHIS officers undertake clean up
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Frontline Officers of 13 Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Central Region have tidied up the children’s ward of the Central Regional hospital in Cape Coast.

(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Man kills family members
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A 37-year-old unemployed has appeared before  the Mpraeso Circuit court presided over by Mr. Alex Owusu Ofori for murdering three family members including a lady at Ayensu, a farming community near Sempoa.

(GWIRA) NZEMA EAST :
Gwira lacks infrastructural facilities
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The people of the Gwira traditional area in the northern part of the Nzema East District of the Western Region, have complained about the poor conditions of social and economic facilities in the area.

BEREKUM :
Food poison victim dies
Tuesday, March 02 2010

One of the two victims of allegeed food poisoning who were on admission at the Berekum Holy Fami­ly Hospital died over the weekend.

AKYEMMANSA :
Rainstorm destroys properties.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A roaring rainstorm has hit  the Akyemmansa district capital, ripping off the roofs of a number of buildings including the clinic and rural bank in the town.

(ASAKRANGWA) WASA AMENFI WEST :
Nurses training school assisted
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Samatex Timber and Plywood Company Limited is constructiong dormitories and classrooms for the Asakrangwa Health Assistant Nurses Training Scool in the Wasa Amenfi West District in the Western Region.

NATIONAL :
NAGRAT strike on.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Mr. Christian Addai-Poku, president of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), has outlined two conditions the government must fulfill to get striking teachers back to work;

NATIONAL:
NAGRAT confirms receipt but strike continues
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has confirmed receipt of a copy of the approval letter by the Ministry of Finance authorizing the payment of all outstanding arrears that
government owes its members.

EAST AKIM :
MP supports hospital and three universities.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The MP for Abuakwa North, Prof (Emeritus) Samuel Amoako has donated hospital equipment as well as a computer and its accessories worth GHC 18000 to the Anyinasin Community Health Planning and Services centre in the East Akim municipal of the Eastern region.

TEMA:
PSC Tema Shipyard agreement must go - CJA
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Committee for Joint Action (CJA) Tuesday called for the abrogation of the agreement under which 60 per cent of the PSC Tema Shipyard was divested to a Malaysian company.   

ACCRA:
"Tourism Police" in the offing
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A specialized unit within the Ghana Police Service to provide security and safety for tourists at tourism establishments was on Tuesday launched in Accra.

CAPE COAST:
IGP calls for interdiction of three.
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Inspector General of Police, Paul Tawiah Quaye, has ordered the immediate interdiction and prosecution of some three policemen in the Central Region for extorting money and illegally supervising the burial of a murdered farmer.

(PEKI) SOUTH DAYI:
Rice farms in South Dayi to begin production
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Peki-Agbate and Kpeve rice farms in South Dayi district will soon begin production to help increase rice production this year.

(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Ayariga set for approval
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The appointments committee of parliament has concluded its reports on the Trade and Industry Minister designate, Mahama Ayariga and will soon forward it to parliament for deliberations.

(AFLAO)KETU SOUTH:
IRS Volta exceeded 2009 revenue target
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Volta Region branch of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) exceeded its 2009 revenue target of 8,900,298.73 Ghana Cedis by 208,437.75 Ghana Cedis.

HO:
Volta to make best teacher award a regular feature
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) is to make its Regional Best Teacher Award a regular feature.

(TAKORADI) STMA:
Western Region records high rent cases
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Western Regional Office of the Rent Control Department recorded 344 rent dispute cases in 2009.

AKATSI:
License teachers-Akasti DCE
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Akatsi District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, has suggested the institution of licensing for professional teachers to ensure dedication among them as done in the United States of America.

HO:
Credit Unions re-brand to be competitive
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Workplace Credit Unions are re-branding to cover more grounds, increase membership and raise capital bases.

GUSHEGU:
Northern Youth for Peace & Dev’t launched
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Northern Youth for Peace Development, an amalgamation of various youth groups of the three regions of the north has been launched in Tamale with a call on the youth to act as Millennium Ambassadors of change to get Northern Ghana out of its underdeveloped nature.

KWABRE EAST:
FIDA inaugurates paralegal association in Kwabre
Tuesday, March 02 2010

A 26-member paralegal association has been inaugurated at Mamponteng in the Kwabre District, with a call on the members to promote and safeguard the rights and freedoms of women and children.

(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Ejisu-Juaben Kotokoli community gets new head
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Kotokoli Community in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality has elected Mallam Adama Jibril, a businessman, as its new head at a ceremony at Ejisu.     

WA:
Kunbuor warns against misuse of school buses
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Minister of Health, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor, has warned heads of health training institutions to desist from the excessive use of school buses as means of transport for funerals.  

ACCRA:
First Lady calls for polio-free society
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The First Lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills said despite considerable strides chalked out by the polio eradication initiative in 1996, more needed to be done to make Ghana and the world polio-free.  

ACCRA:
VRA launches stamps to honour Nkrumah
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has launched commemorative stamps to mark the centenary celebrations of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President.

(MOZANO)GOMOA WEST:
Stigmatisation affecting fight against TB
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Reverend Alexuis Hubamoulda Jehu-Appiah, Founder of Alexuis Opportunity Foundation (ALOT), an integrated community-based tuberculosis programme, has called for intensive public education against the stigmatisation of tuberculosis (TB) patients, to encourage sufferers to seek treatment.

(ADIDOME)NORTH TONGU:
Man kills son, chops off wife’s arm
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The police in Adidome in the Volta Region are investigating a case in which a man hacked off his wife’s arm, killed his baby and injured another.

KUMASI:
’Join in the promotion of preventive health care’
Tuesday, March 02 2010

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Professor Ohene Adjei, has urged church leaders to join in efforts at helping Ghanaians to adopt healthy lifestyles.

(BARAKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Low voltage affects water supply in Kumasi
Tuesday, March 02 2010

Low power voltage is affecting the flow of water to the Kumasi Metropolis from the two main headworks, Barekese and Owabi.   

NATIONAL :
Gov’t gives 30-day ultimatum to telecom operators
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Government has given 30 days ultimatum to all mobile telecommunications operators to ensure that all their airtime voucher or scratch cards are printed locally.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Gov’t advises Ga mantse
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Minister for Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Alexander Asum-Ahensah is challenging the Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, known in private life as Dr. Joe Blankson to clear the numerous court cases filed against him to merit official recognition by the governmen

(ACCRA) AMA :
Police announce closure of roads on Independence Day
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Ghana Police Service has announced that a number of roads around the Independence Square would be closed to traffic from 0600 on Saturday in connection with the Independence Day Parade.

SHAMA :
Shama District Assembly addresses poor BECE performance
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Shama District Assembly (SDA) has taken stringent measures to check the falling standards of education in the area, evidenced by the poor performance at the basic education certificate examination (BECE).

SUNYANI :
Ghana National Fire Service to change mandate
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is to be designated as Ghana National Fire and Rescue Service.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Minister expresses worry.
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Eastern Regional Minister, has advocated the formulation of good policies and enactment of effective laws to protect the country’s oil find.

NATIONAL :
Vodafone establish foundation
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Management of Vodafone Ghana Limited, a telecommunication service provider, has launched a Vodafone Ghana Foundation.

TECHIMAN :
Techiman stays somber to honour Takyia Ameyaw II
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The ever vibrant Techiman, on Saturday, stood still as its chiefs and people marked the final funeral rites of Osabarima Dotobibi Takyia Ameyaw II, their once beloved paramount chief.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Students of Takoradi Vocational Institute on demonstration
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Students of the Community Development Vocational Institute at Takoradi in the Western Region, yesterday went on a peaceful demonstration to impress on the authorities to move the institute to its new facility at Anaji-Namibia.

(AWOSHIE) GA SOUTH :
Parliament deliberate on road construction
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Parliament has announced that the 80.35 million dollars loan from the African Development Fund to Ghana would be used to finance the construction of Awoshie-Pokuase road.

NATIONAL :
Trinidad and Tobago to help Ghana with oil.
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Dr Joseph Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Energy has expressed government’s willingness to tap into the experiences of Trinidad and Tobago to build a strong and vibrant financial sector to support the oil industry.

NATIONAL :
ECG to address power fluctuations
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it is taking realistic measures to address the current power fluctuations in the country.

(ASHIEYIE) ADENTA :
Man electrocuted.
Wednesday, March 03 2010

A 35 year-old mason was on Sunday electrocuted while working on an electricity pole at Ashieyie, near Adenta.

NATIONAL :
GPC not happy with NMC
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Ghana Pentecostal Council (GPC)  has called on the National Media Commission (NMC) to be proactive with the monitoring and sanctioning of media houses that publish or telecast immoral scenes.

(SEFWI DADIESO) AOWIN SUAMAN :
Youth unhappy about ban on cocoa license
Wednesday, March 03 2010

A group calling itself ‘Youth in Action for a Better Ghana’ in Sefwi Dadieso, in the Aowin Suaman District of the Western Regiion and its environs in the Western Region, is agitating against the government’s refusal to lift the ban on the issuance of licenses to private cocoa buying companies.

(KORLE -BU) AMA :
Staff on strike.
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Some staff of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital have started a strike to back demands for payment of salary arrears.

(NUNGUA) AMA :
Nungua High organise homecoming
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Members of the 2000-2008 year group of the Nungua Senior High School Old Students Assocation have interacted with current students of their alma mater.

NATIONAL :
GINKS ready for three year plan.
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing (GINKS) has launched its three-year strategic plan that would guide its activities and operations between 2010 and 2012.

AMA :
MASLOC boss denies allegation
Wednesday, March 03 2010

Ms Bertha Ansah-Djan, Chief Executive Officer of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), has dismissed as "total fabrication", an allegation citing her as having spent GH¢25,000 state funds on a car key.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
New Winneba market in the offing
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The construction of an ultra-modern market complex with a lorry park, valued at GHC500,000, would begin before December,at the Winneba Junction.

CAPE COAST :
MMDAs’ urged to act on childrens’ act
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Acting Central Regional Director of the Department of Children, Mr. Israel Akrobortu, has  advised parents to invest in their children’s education and stop spending on expensive clothing, funerals and festivals.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Rector calls for review of polytechnics syllabus
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Rector of Takoradi Polytechnic, Reverend Professor Daniel Agyapong Nyarko, has called for the review of the syllabus of the country’s polytechnics in order to impact positively on current market trends. 

KUMASI:
Don’t hide HIV status from partners - GAC
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has asked married couples to have the courage to tell their partners and families about their HIV/AIDS status.

NATIONAL :NATIONAL:
Fair Wages Commission deliberates on Single Spine
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), said that it was actively engaged in further negotiations with all stakeholders for a successful take-off of the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) in July.  

NATIONAL:
NAGRAT ends strike action
Wednesday, March 03 2010

The National Association of Graduate Teachers has called off its indefinite strike.

NATIONAL:
Cote d’Ivoire lays claim to Ghana’s oil
Thursday, March 04 2010

A major crude oil-induced border dispute could break out between Ghana and neighbouring Ivory Coast, if immediate steps are not taken to enter into appropriate negotiations to redefine the international boundary between the two West African nations.

NATIONAL:
Kumbuor in national apology over NHIS mix-up
Thursday, March 04 2010

An attempt by the Deputy Health Minister to explain how difficult it will be for government to implement the one-time premium payment under the National Health Insurance Scheme has provoked a national apology from his boss, Dr. Benjamin Kumbuor.

ACCRA:
Mills credits political parties for vibrant democracy
Thursday, March 04 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has given credit to the political parties for making democracy flourish in Ghana, and called on them to collaborate with government to improve upon the lives of the people.

(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Upper West records 106 fire disasters
Thursday, March 04 2010

The Upper West Region recorded a total of 106 fire disasters last year resulting in four casualties and the destruction of property worth GH¢ two million.

ACCRA:
Nana Konadu pushes for more prosecutions
Thursday, March 04 2010

Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings, has asked National Democratic Congress (NDC) functionaries, activists and sympathisers to assist the government in exposing all alleged corrupt officials of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for prosecution. 

LAWRA:
New ambulances to augment current fleet
Thursday, March 04 2010

The Ministry of Health is to procure new ambulances to augment the fleet of ambulances in the system. The target is to ensure that every district in the country has an ambulance station by December 2010.

WA:
Sachet water price hike hits Wa, environs
Thursday, March 04 2010

The timely intervention of the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister averted what would have been a 100-percent increase in the price of sachet water.

ATWIMA MPONUA:
NIA registration to take off in Ashanti Region
Thursday, March 04 2010

The next destination of the National Identification exercise is the Ashanti Region. 

KUMASI:
Don’t sack health extension workers
Thursday, March 04 2010

Government has been urged to reconsider a decision to lay off health extension workers employed by the previous government, under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).

NATIONAL:
Two young men lift high Ghana’s flag
Thursday, March 04 2010

Two Ghanaians have been named Young Global Leaders (YGLs) by the Switzerland-based World Economic Forum (WEF), a statement from the organisers said on Wednesday.  

(KUMASI) KMA:
More houses to go down - Mayor
Thursday, March 04 2010

The demolition of illegal structures at the Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School (SHS) in Kumasi by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is to be extended to other encroached schools’ lands in the metropolis.

ACCRA:
Fire outbreaks are preventable - Consultant
Thursday, March 04 2010

Mr George Boateng, an electrical consultant has observed that most of the fire outbreaks recorded in recent times at public buildings and private properties could be attributed to electrical faults.

BOLGATANGA:
Eco-Clubs formed in schools in Upper East Region
Thursday, March 04 2010

Sixteen schools in some selected first and second-cycle Schools in the Upper East Region have jointly launched their Eco-Clubs, which aim at championing the cause of climatic change.

ACCRA:
Fire outbreaks are preventable - Consultant
Thursday, March 04 2010

Mr George Boateng, an electrical consultant has observed that most of the fire outbreaks recorded in recent times at public buildings and private properties could be attributed to electrical faults.

WA:
Health training institutions asked to use vehicles judiciously
Thursday, March 04 2010

The Minister of Health, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor, has cautioned heads of health training institutions against the use of school vehicles for the transportation of people during funerals.

ACCRA:
HelpAge Ghana holds workshop on HIV/AIDS for the aged
Thursday, March 04 2010

The management of HelpAge Ghana, a non-governmental organization, would soon undertake a study on the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among the aged in the country, Mr Ebenezer Adjetey-Sorsey, Executive Director said.

(KULMASA)SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Rainstorm destroys 73 houses
Thursday, March 04 2010

 A rainstorm hit Kulmasa town in the Sawla/Tuna/Kalba District, ripping off the roof of about 73 houses.

(KOMENDA)KEEA:
CEDECOM holds Career Development Workshop
Thursday, March 04 2010

A seven-day Career Development Workshop has been organized by the Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) at Komenda for some youth in the Region.

AHANTA WEST :
Dzata 1 oil well is within Ghana’s boundary - Vanco Oil
Friday, March 05 2010

The Chief Operating officer of Vanco Limited, J.L. Mitchell, operators of the Dzata- 1 Well, located offshore Ghana, in the Tano basin of the Cape three points Deep Water Block, has told Citi News that their block is well within the maritime boundaries of Ghana.

NATIONAL :
8th March is World Womens’ day
Friday, March 05 2010

On the occasion of 2010 International Women’s Day the International Committee of the Red Cross is drawing attention to the hardship displaced women endure.

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Two ministers cause stir in Parliament
Friday, March 05 2010

The Majority and Minority in Parliament on Thursday heckled each other over the unannounced presence of two ministers in the house to participate in the debate of the President’s State of the Nation Address.

(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
New science lab. for students
Friday, March 05 2010

The Bediako Memorial Institute, a private institution at Kasoa in the Central region, has inaugurated a GHC 33, OOO state  of the art  science laboratory.

CAPE COAST :
How graduates can compet.
Friday, March 05 2010

Mr. Paul Effah, Executive Secretary of the National Council for Tertiary Education, has called on Polytechnic graduates to be innovative and disciplined to enable them to compete in job market.

NATIONAL :
Good news for Fire service
Friday, March 05 2010

A Committee on High Rise Building is sourcing funds to purchase two fire tenders that can go beyond three floors for the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS).

(CASTLE) AMA :
President Mills credits Ghana’s political parties for making democracy flourish
Friday, March 05 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has given credit to the political parties for making democracy flourish in Ghana, and called on them to collaborate with Government to improve upon the lives of the people.

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH :
Weija Lake to be rescued
Friday, March 05 2010

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has inaugurated a 12-member Weija Lake Protection Association (WLPA) to protect the catchment area of the water resource and prevent activities that threatened its survival.

AMA :
Lawyers clash over Asabi
Friday, March 05 2010

Two lawyers have clashed over documents tendered in evidence in the case of Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, former Minister of Information and National Orientation and seven others.

NATIONAL :
Flashback as we celebrate Ghanas’ independence
Friday, March 05 2010

The fog-filtered African sun on 10 December, 1947, witnessed Kwame Nkrumah’s return to the Gold Coast, disembarking at Takoradi after an absence of 12 years. He found a country still very much under British colonial domination, but was soon aware that demand for major political change was fermenting just beneath the surface.

BONGO :
Upper East SHS cannot Admit Students this year
Friday, March 05 2010

Most Senior High schools in the Upper East Region are considering not admitting new students for the 2010/2011 academic year for lack of infrastructure to contain the new entrants.

CAPE COAST :
Castle and visitors.
Friday, March 05 2010

The Cape Coast Castle, one of the internationally acclaimed tourism monuments, in 2009 recorded an increase of 15,704 visitors representing 25.8 percent over the previous year.

NATIONAL :
GJA congratulates John Tia
Friday, March 05 2010

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has congratulated Hon John Akologo Tia on his appointment as the Minister of Information, saying it is "a credit to his long-term service to community development and loyalty to democracy".

GOMOA WEST :
ILO supports businesses.
Friday, March 05 2010

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is supporting Small Business Enterprises in the Gomoa West District, with an amount of 40,000 dollars, for building the capacity of their members.

(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
500 children feted.
Friday, March 05 2010

Five hundred school children selected from 84 basic schools in the Kwahu East District participated in the President’s End-of-Year party for children at Abetifi.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Anti corruption bodies urged to be abreast with corruption laws
Friday, March 05 2010

The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC), Mrs Florence Dennis has urged institutions in the fight against corruption to acquaint themselves with laws on the subject to make their campaigns and advocacy programmes more effective.

NATIONAL :
School children to know Ghana.
Friday, March 05 2010

A project that aims at making school children, especially those in deprived communities, know the country through educational tours was inaugurated in Accra.

(KOMENDA) KEEA :
Career development workshop organised
Friday, March 05 2010

A seven-day Career Development Workshop has been organized by the Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) at Komenda for some youth in the Region.

(SPINTEX) AMA :
2.6 km Spintex by-pass to be constructed
Friday, March 05 2010

The Mayor of Accra, Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has said the Spintex-Polo Grounds-Airport link road project is one of the many initiatives to improve the road network in the metropolis.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Polytechnics call for practical training
Friday, March 05 2010

Industrial Liaison Officers and Vice Rectors of polytechnics have made recommendations to ensure effective industrial practical training for polytechnic students, to come out well qualified for the job market.

(MAMOBI) AMA :
Mamobi clinic receives help
Friday, March 05 2010

The Parliamentary Committee on Health has donated GH¢10,000 to the Mamobi Polyclinic to be used to improve facilities at the clinic.

(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Food vendors have typhoid fever.
Friday, March 05 2010

Over 60 percent of food vendors screened in Kwahu West district have typhoid fever, a recent medical screening exercise has shown.

GOMOA EAST :
Youth to be trained-DCE.
Friday, March 05 2010

The government has lined up training programmes for the youth in fulfillment of President Evans Atta Mills’ pledge to invest in the people.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE:
Peace walk from Nkroful to Accra to commemorate Independence Day
Friday, March 05 2010

An international peace walker, popularly known as KAK-DEE, Mr Daniel Annan on Monday began a six-day peace walk from Nkroful in the Ellembelle District to Accra to commemorate the 53rd Independence Anniversary and the Cententary celebration of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
At the Apam SHS speech day.
Friday, March 05 2010

The Rector of the Pentecost University, The Reverend Dr Peter Ohene Kyei, has advocated making integrity the criterion for electing public office holders in the country.

YILO KROBO :
3,905 rendered homeless.
Friday, March 05 2010

A heavy rainstorm that hit Yilo and Manya Krobo districts on Saturday ripped off the roofs of many buildings including the Mount Mary College of Education and other school buildings.

NATIONAL :
Arrears of contractors to be paid- Road Minister
Friday, March 05 2010

All arrears owed road contractors from the previous administration are expected to be cleared within the next three weeks, Mr Joe Gidisu, Minister of Roads and Highways has announced.

(ASSIN FOSU) ASSIN NORTH :
Doctor dies in accident.
Friday, March 05 2010

Dr. Martin Darko, 37, a Senior Medical Officer of the St. Francis Xavier hospital, Assin Fosu in the  Central region, met his untimely death when he was involved in a motor accident  on Valentine’s day, February 14.

(YEJI) PRU :
Women and children to be protected.
Friday, March 05 2010

Challenging Heights, a non-governmental organisation in Winneba that campaigns against the exploitation of children, has inaugurated a boat on the Volta Lake to protect women and children.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
GBC must be rural oriented
Friday, March 05 2010

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Eastern Regional Minister, has challenged the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) to link the rural areas to the cities by doing more rural reporting.

(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BREMAN ASIKUMA
Friday, March 05 2010

The ruling Asona clan of Breman Asikuma, originated from Adanse Subinso. They migrated northwards under the leadership of Nana Essi Panyin till they finally settled at Tarkwa Breman-two ancient towns joined together as one principal town known today as Breman, about three kilometres from Kumase.

HOHOE:
Size of manhood saves minor from ordeal
Friday, March 05 2010

A six year old Primary one pupil was saved the ordeal of penetration because her assailant’s penis was too large. 

AMA :
Korle Bu denies allegations
Friday, March 05 2010

The Korle Bu Teaching hospital has refuted allegations that it is not operating the National Health Insurance Scheme.

(AKIM MANSO) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Man turned antelope.
Friday, March 05 2010

A 56 year old hunter, Yaw Nketia who mistook a farmer for an antelope at Akim Manso and shot her dead is in the grips of the Koforidua police.

(ASIEKPE)NORTH TONGU:
President cuts sod for Ho-Adidome-Sogakope road
Friday, March 05 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has cut the sod for work to begin on a 60 kilometre Sogakope-Adidome-Adaklu Tsrepeh-Abuadi-Ho road at Asiekpe in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.

ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Communities celebrate commencement of road project
Friday, March 05 2010

The chiefs and people of Mafi and Adaklu traditional areas celebrated the commencement of works to upgrade the Sogakope-Adidome-Adaklu-Ho Road.  

(ANLO BEACH)STMA :
President Party held for school children
Friday, March 05 2010

About 400 basic schools children from Anlo Beach and its surrounding communities were feted at the President’s Party for Children at Anlo Beach near Takoradi.

(DENU) KETU SOUTH:
Highway ramps cause more harm than good-Fire Officer
Friday, March 05 2010

The Volta Regional Fire Officer, Mr Alex Martels Hughes, has said ramps and similar structures built as speed checks were causing more harm than good to road safety in the country.

TAMALE:
Tamale Girls students infected with guinea worm
Friday, March 05 2010

Some students of the Tamale Senior High School have been infected with guinea worm following the use of untreated water from a dam near the school.

NATIONAL:
One-time premium is realistic - ISODEC
Friday, March 05 2010

The debate over the feasibility of the one-time-off premium payment for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) seems not to be ending anytime soon as The Essential Services Platform of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), wades in, making a strong case for its viability.

HO:
Police happy with demise of "Spider"
Friday, March 05 2010

The Volta Regional Police Command on Wednesday observed that, the demise of Kofi Fiagbedzi alias "Spider," a notorious armed robber who had been on the Police wanted list for years was a big boost to the fight against crime.

(TINJASE) NKWANTA NORTH:
Togolese refugees have stopped trooping to Ghana
Friday, March 05 2010

Ghana has not recorded any influx of refugees at its Eastern Frontier with Togo as a result of the Presidential elections in neighbouring Togo.

JIRAPA:
CSM vaccines now in Jirapa
Friday, March 05 2010

The government has supplied 70,525 doses of meningitis W135 vaccines to the Upper West Region to vaccinate people in the Jirapa District.  

(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Assembly members support malaria fight
Friday, March 05 2010

Members of the Asante-Akim South District Assembly have pledged part of their sitting allowance to support the campaign against malaria as part of efforts at helping to fight the disease in the area.    

ACCRA:
Parliament applauds Mills’ unity call
Friday, March 05 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sekondi, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, has commended President Evans Atta Mills for calling on the Majority and Minority of the House to come together towards building of a better Ghana.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Police Command seeks public support
Friday, March 05 2010

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has drawn up an ambitious programme in its drive to win public trust and support in the fight to bring down crime in the region. 

NADOWLI:
Plan Ghana supports CSM campaign
Friday, March 05 2010

Plan Ghana, an international non-governmental organisation, has earmarked GH¢ 20,000 to support the celebro-spinal meningitis (CSM) education campaign in the Upper West Region.   

WA:
Waa Naa in call for unity
Friday, March 05 2010

The Paramount Chief of the Wala Traditional Area, Wa-Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV, has called for co-operation, peace and unity from the Wa chieftaincy divide to enhance development.   

(KUMASI) KMA:
KMA donates buses to four Sub- Metros
Friday, March 05 2010

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has donated mini buses to four of
its Sub-Metropolitan Councils to facilitate revenue collection and enhance their operation.

(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA appreciates response to education fund
Friday, March 05 2010

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is grateful to the general public and corporate entities for the positive and swift response towards the GH¢ 6 million Education Endowment Fund aimed at providing school infrastructure and furniture to end the shift system within the Accra Metropolis by September 2010.

(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Gun battle at Techiman
Saturday, March 06 2010

There is sporadic shooting between residents of Techiman and Tuobodom in the Brong Ahafo Region.

NATIONAL :
President Mills’ Independence Day Celebration address
Saturday, March 06 2010

Investing In The Youth For A Better Ghana

Your Excellency The Vice President,

Right Honourable Speaker Of Parliament

Her Lordship The Chief Justice

Government Functionaries

Members of the Diplomatic Corp

Traditional Leaders

Educationists

Teachers

Pupils & Students

Fellow Ghanaians,

NATIONAL :
Germany congratulates Ghana on Independence Day
Saturday, March 06 2010

The President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Horst Koehler, has congratulated the government and people of Ghana on the 53rd Independence Day.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
FDB seizes unwholesome flour
Saturday, March 06 2010

The Food and Drugs Board (FPB) has seized a large quantity of unwholesome flour smuggled into the country and being sold in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis and other parts of the Western Region.

(DEGEDEGE) TAIN :
Degedege vegetable farmers disappointed
Saturday, March 06 2010

Vegetable farmers in the Degedege Irrigation Dam area in the Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region have expressed their disappointment about the failure of the authorities of the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) to supply seeds and other farming inputs for cultivation as promised.

BEREKUM :
Publishing company donates to Berekum GES
Saturday, March 06 2010

Asanat Agencies, an Accra ­based publishing and book selling company, has presented books valued at GHC 677.50 to  the Berekum Municipal Education Directorate for distribution as prizes to winners of the municipal science and mathematics quiz competition for basic and senior high schools in the municipality.

NATIONAL :
Major Quashigah To Be Buried On March 20
Saturday, March 06 2010

Major Courage Emmanuel Kobla Quashigah (Rtd), former Minister of Health will be buried on Saturday, March 20 at the Quashigah Family Cemetery at Woe near Keta in the Volta Region.

NATIONAL :
Veep returns from Korea.
Sunday, March 07 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama returned home last evening from the Republic of Korea after a four day official visit at the invitation of government of the Asian country.

MFANTSEMAN :
District observe independence day.
Sunday, March 07 2010

A National Youth Policy is being fashioned out to give proper direction to the development of the youth in the country.

ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
DCE urges parents
Sunday, March 07 2010

Mr. Anthony Agyemang, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Atwima-Kwanwoma, has urged parents to give serious attention to the education of their children to make them competitive in the current knowledge and technology-driven world.

WA:
Nkrumah carried the final flame
Sunday, March 07 2010

Mr. Mahmud Khalid, Upper West Regional Minister, has paid tribute to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President, for carrying "the final flame" and declaring independence for Ghana.

NATIONAL :
Cocoa cure for sexual weaknesses
Sunday, March 07 2010

A researcher at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana has advocated daily consumption of natural cocoa powder without additives including sugar and milk saying the diet reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.

NATIONAL :
Muslims criticised .
Sunday, March 07 2010

Most people in the Muslim community do not appreciate the Domestic Violence Act as majority of married Muslim women suffer gender based violence, a Muslim researcher has said.

( ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
Another incest case
Sunday, March 07 2010

Kofi Danso, a 36-year-old driver, has been arraigned at the Asamankese Circuit Court on two counts of defilement and incest. He pleaded not guilty for defiling his daughter, aged 12.

NATIONAL :
Snakes found in Ministers’ office
Sunday, March 07 2010

There was drama at the Employment and Social Welfare Ministry in Accra when two snakes were found in the office of the newly-appointed minister, E.T. Mensah.

NATIONAL:
Mills inspires hope in Ghanaian youth
Monday, March 08 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills Saturday reviewed his second Independence Day Anniversary Parade since he became Head of State, and inspired hope among the youth, who took over the role traditionally played by the Security Services for the occasion. 

CAPE COAST:
Cape Coast holds 53rd Independence Parade
Monday, March 08 2010

A total of 780 students and pupils, 64 teachers with 180 cadets took part in a parade to mark the 53rd Independence Anniversary at the Jubilee Park, in Cape Coast, on Saturday. 

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Benyiwa Doe adddresses Swedru-Zongo clash
Monday, March 08 2010

The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa Doe, says the recommendations of the Committee that investigated the clash between the citizens of Agona Swedru and the Zongo Community will be implemented to see to peace and harmony.   

(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
Parents must immunise all under- six children
Monday, March 08 2010

The Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr George Amofa, has urged parents to ensure that their children below six years are given polio immunisation during the national exercise.

(ACCRA) AMA:
Media reports false and malicious - GaDangme Council
Monday, March 08 2010

The GaDangme Council has expressed concern about media reports that Mr. K. B. Asante, President of the Council, had suggested that the Council recognised King Tackie Tawiah III as Ga Mantse.  

(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Juaso police receive computer donation
Monday, March 08 2010

The police at Juaso in the Asante-Akim South District has been presented with a computer and accessories.   

(ATWEDIE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
More than 700 displaced in Asante-Akim South
Monday, March 08 2010

A heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds that swept through the Asante-Akim South District on Wednesday, ravaged many buildings displacing more than 700 people.   

(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Parents asked to invest their children’s education
Monday, March 08 2010

Parents have been asked to invest in the education of their children, including Information and Communication Technology training, to enable them to acquire skills and knowledge required at the labour market.   

JIRAPA:
Upper West schools face accommodation problems
Monday, March 08 2010

TheUpper West Regional Director of Education, Mr. Fabian Balieb, says Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the region are facing problems, including inadequate accommodation, which could affect the admission of new students for the next academic year.  

NATIONAL:
Kufuor hails Mills
Monday, March 08 2010

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has hailed the commitment of President John Evans Atta Mills to invest in the education of the youth and said that would guarantee the country’s future.

NATIONAL:
200,000 unit housing project in the offing
Monday, March 08 2010

The government is to begin the construction of a 200,000 housing units across the country to ease the housing deficit in the country.

WA:
Two UDS students drown
Monday, March 08 2010

Two students of the Wa Campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Mohammed Mustapha Bunbaaz and Lawrence Afriyie, Level 100 diploma and degree students respectively, have drowned in a swimming pool at the Mole Motel at the Mole National Park in the Northern Region.

(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Twelve arrested in Tuobodom clashes
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Twelve people arrested in connection with the disturbances in Tuobodom will be put before court today, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 for their roles in the skirmishes in the Brong Ahafo Regional town.

(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Calm returns to Tuobodom- 500 displaced
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Reports indicate that calm has returned to Tuobodom after a contingent of 92 military and police personnel were moved in to halt the clashes between some residents in Tuobodom and Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region and maintain peace and order in the area.

BUNKPRUGU-YUNYOO :
Three dead in renewed chieftaincy dispute at Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Three persons are confirmed dead at Temaa in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, in a renewed chieftaincy conflict on Sunday.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
170 police personnel undergo training
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr Tawiah Quaye,has stressed the need for the Police Administration to develop dynamic strategies to curb the increasing spate of criminal activities.

(GOMOA AKYEMPIM) GOMOA WEST :
New suggestion for churches
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Omanhen of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II, has called on religious leaders to use pastoral letters to communicate with members of their churches instead of using the media.

AMA :
Former First express gratitude to God.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Former First Couple, Mr and Mrs Rawlings and their three daughters were in church on Sunday, apparently, to thank God for their escape of death in the infamous inferno that gutted their Ridge residence.

TEMA :
Tema SOS supported.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Unilever Ghana Limited, a public manufacturing and marketing company, has  donated reading materials to the Tema SOS Children’s Villages, at a ceremony at Tema.

CAPE COAST :
Five year old killed.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

A 24-year-old barber, Paul Amissah who allegedly murdered his five-year-old step son, has arraigned before a district magistrate court in Cape Coast.

TEMA :
CHRAJ cases 2009.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Cases reported to the Tema Sub-Regional Office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) rose from 92 in 2008 to 96 last year.

AMA :
Soldiers seek redress from supreme court.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Two soldiers who are being held for the alleged murder of Alhaji Issah Mobilla, ex-Northern Regional Chairman of Convention People’s Party (CPP), have gone to the Supreme Court (SC) to seek redress over the list of jurors.

TEMA :
Where else fire service needed?
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Mr Gilford .T. Adams, Tema Regional Fire Officer, has advised the public to inform the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) of the occurrence of road accidents to reduce the incidence of deaths and injuries.

EFFUTU :
Municipal takes steps in agriculture.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Effutu Municipal Assembly in conjunction with the International Labour Organisation, has acquired 250-acre land in the area for the implementation of Government’s Youth in Agriculture Programme.

NATIONAL :
President Mills meets Japans Crown Prince
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Crown Prince of Japan, Naruhito,has  said his visit would mark a new era of the bonds and friendship between Ghanaians and Japanese.

NATIONAL :
Ghana needs liberation paradigm.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Council for Afrika, a UK-based think-tank has noted that Ghana has the historical and geo-political clout to mobilise International consensus and trail-blaze an unprecedented rapid economic emancipation agenda of Africa.

(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM :
Northern Star Tomato Factory Starts Production
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The five million dollar rehabilitated Pwalugu Tomato Factory, now known as Northern Star Tomato Factory, has begun the processing of raw tomato into puree for commercial purposes.

(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM :
World Vision Trains Fire Volunteers
Tuesday, March 09 2010

World Vision , a non-governmental organization,  in collaboration with the Ghana Fire Service, have trained 109 fire fighter stewards in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region.

(TONGO) TALENSI :
Talensi-Nabdam District to build more schools
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The spectacle of pupils studying under trees, overcrowding in classrooms and others lying on their stomach to write would soon be consigned to Talensi-Nabdam’s folklore, the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mrs. Vivian Anafo has said.

ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
53rd independence day marked
Tuesday, March 09 2010

School children in and around Odoben who had not celebrated independence anniversaries over the past four years as a result of a chieftaincy dispute last Saturday celebrated the 53rd celebration of Ghana’s Independence.

BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
Youth urged to desist from self-destructive acts
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai, Hon  Moses Kofi Armah has urged the youth to desist from engaging in self-destructive acts that could destroy their life.

BOLGATANGA :
Residents concerned about negative development in Upper East
Tuesday, March 09 2010

A civil society organization, Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) operating in Upper East Region, has expressed concern about certain negative developments in the Region.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Ghanaians have no excuse.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Apostle Paul Bona of the Full Gospel Church International, Koforidua, has observed that no, government or political party could change the country if the people do not change their altitude towards national affairs.

(BEYIN) JOMORO :
Foreign company to build industry in Jomoro
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Caribbean Atlantic Financial Holding Limited, a foreign group, would establish an industry in the Western Nzema Traditional, if the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) builds a gas processing plant in the area.

AMA :
Two soldiers arrested.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Two soldiers from the 48 Field Engineers Regiment have been arrested by the police for attempted robbery. The Accra Regional Police Command has taken over investigations into the conduct of Lance Corporal Imoro Ibrahim and Sepr Raymond Ntiri who were arrested by some civilians who had gone to the rescue of the person the soldiers wanted to rob of GH¢280.

BOLGATANGA :
Upper East Region to be marketed
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Upper East Regional Co-ordinating Council has launched the 50th anniversary celebration of the region slated for September 20.

NATIONAL :
Amnesty International on International Women’s day
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Amnesty International (AI), a human rights organization,  has urged governments to respond to the critical gaps in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

NATIONAL :
More on International Womens’ day
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Mrs. Victoria Priscilla Darkwa, National President of the Committee on Women’s Ministry (CWM) of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), has said addressing women’s issues required collective effort and mutual responsibility.

(ZAARE) BOLGATANGA :
AVRL gives Zaare community 43,000 Ghana- cedi water system
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Management of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL) has provided the Avutubisi community in Zaare near Bolgatanga with a mechanised water facility valued at about 43,400 Ghana cedis.

TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
Assembly marks 53rd Independence anniversary
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The quest for a better Ghana would be a reality when adults exhibit high moral standards for children to emulate, Mr Joseph Andoh, the District Chief Executive for Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira, has stated.

NATIONAL :
PAYDP to fight sexual harassment.
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The management of Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP), a civil society organisation, has launched a programme to mitigate sexual harassment and the abuse of children in Ghana.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Land a big problem
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Nana Yeboah Afum, Head (Abusuapanin) of the Royal Agona Family of Akyem Oda, has expressed concern about illegal sale of lands in the area, since the death of the Omanhene (Paramount Chief).

NATIONAL :
Journalists for Security commend Ghana
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The West African Network of Journalists for Security and Development (WANJSD) have commended Ghana for ratifying the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW).

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH :
" Man of God" uses daughter for "miracles".
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Prophet Nana Kofi Yirenkyi, aka Jesus One Touch, leader of Jesus Blood Prophetic Ministry, has been arrested for reportedly having a series of wild bouts of sex with his 10-year-old biological daughter.

(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
Gov’t commits key investments to oil industry
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The government will soon commence critical and decisive infrastructure projects as a commitment to investing in the oil inflows from the giant jubilee fileds to propel national development.

(DAMBAI)KRACHI EAST:
Three rescued on Volta Lake
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Swift response by ZOIL Life Guards on the Volta Lake at Dambai on February 22 averted a disaster on the Lake.  

TAMALE:
UDS calls for support for its medical school programme
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has began a medical programme suited for varied socio-economic settings,  Professor Kaku Sagary Noko, Acting Vice Chancellor said.

(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
Anhwere confirmed as Adansi-South DCE
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Adansi-South District Assembly, has confirmed Mr. Benjamin Anhwere as District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.

(DZODZE)KETU NORTH:
Fake Immigration officer jailed
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Kwame Torkpor, 25,  farmer of Penyi who, with an accomplice donned attires akin to those of the Ghana Immigration Service and with guns and cutlasses waylaid and robbed travellers, has been jailed 53 years in hard labour. 

(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Education needs serious attention - DCE
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Atwima-Kwanwoma, has urged parents to give serious attention to the education of their children to enable them to become competitive in the current knowledge and technology-driven world.   

(AFLAO)KETU SOUTH :
Defiled victim’s underwear gives up perpetrator
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Ablame Ahorlu, 29, a corn mill operator of Bokor-kope near Klikor, defiled a primary school girl, denied it but was given out by the underwear of the victim he hid under his bed when the police went to the crime scene.

HO:
Pavilions for Mawuli School
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The authorities of Mawuli School in Ho are considering the construction of classroom pavilions in anticipation of the challenges posed by fresh admissions this September.

(BAREKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
DCE begins duty tour
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The District Chief Executive for Atwima Nwabiagya, Hon. Nana Asare Bediako has implored all stakeholders in education to ensure that children of school-going age are in school.

NKWANTA SOUTH:
Two men arrested for fraud
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Christopher Selorm Adzivor and King Emil Short, who claimed they were the Volta Regional correspondents of "The Independent" and "The Event" newspapers respectively have been arrested by the Nkwanta police for alleged impersonation and extortion.  

OBUASI:
Project to promote patriotism launched
Tuesday, March 09 2010

A project aimed at promoting a high sense of nationalism among the citizenry has been launched at Obuasi.

NATIONAL:
Policy to introduce earthquake-resistant buildings advocated
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Dr Paulina Amponsah, Researcher at the National Data Centre of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, has called on government to design policy guidelines on constructing infrastructural facilities to ensure that they withstand earthquakes.  

(ASAAM) MAMPONG:
Health Centre takes delivery of ambulance
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The Asaam Health Centre in the Asante-Mampong Municipality, has received an ambulance valued at about GH¢18,000.   

BOLGATANGA:
Rescuers retrieve body of drowned girl
Tuesday, March 09 2010

The body of one of the two girls who were feared drowned in the Vea
Dam on March 6, has been retrieved by a combined team of police personnel and local rescuers.   

NATIONAL:
Massive reforms in law education in the offing
Tuesday, March 09 2010

Government is set to embark on a massive reform in law education in the country.

NATIONAL :
TOR apologises for shortage of liquefied petroleum gas
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has assured the public that it was working hard to repair a leakage that was detected on its sixth Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) pipeline, leading to the suspension of the discharge of the product over the weekend.

BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO :
Calm returns to Bunkpurugu Yunyoo
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Some residents of the Bunkpurugu Yuunyo district who fled the area following Sunday’s chieftaincy conflict have started returning home.

ASUOGYAMAN :
Twenty-five houses razed down in Asuogyaman
Wednesday, March 10 2010

News making rounds indicate that twenty-five houses have been razed down by fire in the Asuogyaman district in the Eastern Region.

BOLGATANGA :
JHS students in Upper East Region face risk
Wednesday, March 10 2010

About 8,000 Junior High School (JHS) students in the Upper East Region, face the risk of having their education curtailed, because of lack of placement into Senior High Schools (SHS) for the 2010-2011 academic year.

BOLGATANGA :
Third phase of rehabilitation works of Bolga Hospital underway
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Ghana and Saudi Arabia have signed a contract for the commencement of the third phase of the rehabilitation of the Bolgatanga Hospital in the Upper East Region.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Western Regional leaders urged to take advantage of oil and gas
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Deputy Western Regional Minister, Ms Betty Bosomtwi-Sam has called on traditional authorities and other opinion leaders to develop a blueprint that could take advantage of the oil and gas discovery in the area.

TARKWA NSUAEM :
EPA warns AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited (AAIL) to stop using its ’tailings storage facility’ at Iduapriem and Teberebie for non-compliance with best practice regarding the storage of waste material containing sodium cyanide.

(SEKONDI) STMA :
NYEP workers demand salaries
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A large number of youth currently on the National Youth Employment programme (NYEP) on Tuesday besieged the premises of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) demanding the payment of outstanding five months salary.

TEMA :
Beware, car snatching in the metropolis
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Tema Regional Police Command has advised the public, especially motorists to be wary of a car snatching syndicate operating in the Metropolis.

TARKWA-NSUAEM :
Flying debris kills welder
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A 28-year-old welder, James Cudjoe, died when debris from an exploded compressor machine hit him in the head at Tarkwa.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Happenings in UEW.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Professor Mawutor Avoke has been re-elected to serve another two- year term.

(SEKONDI ) STMA :
Arms of government urged to work together-Judge
Wednesday, March 10 2010

An Appeal court Judge, Mr Justice Yaw Appau has appealed to the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary to work harmoniously together to ensure good governance.

TEMA :
Another way to foil robbery.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A resident of Tema Community Seven, foiled an attempted robbery at his residence when he poured hot water on the armed robber.

(GOMOA OGUAN)GOMOA WEST :
Why break away lasted 90 years.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The chiefs and people of Gomoa Oguan in the Gomoa West District, who  broke away from Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Council for more than 90 years ago have reunited with their roots.

NATIONAL:
’Halo Phenomenon’ hits Ghana
Wednesday, March 10 2010

In the last one hour, Ghanaians especially those in the Greater Accra region have been experiencing its first halo phenomenon to the amazement of many.

(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Tuobodom schools closed
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Schools in Tuobodom remain closed four days after communal clashes claimed three lives, with four others, including a policeman, badly wounded in a gun battle.

TEMA :
Fire destroys property.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Fire has gutted three stores at the Tema Community 1 market in the Tema municipality of the Greater Accra region.

(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Congregation must know about government policies.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A member of the  Council of state, Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi has called on  churches to educate their congregation on government policies and programmes to facilitate good governance.

(MOZANO) GOMOA WEST :
A school in dire need.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Community Day Senior High School in Mozano in the Gomoa West District in the Central region is in dire need of residential and classroom accommodation.

TAMALE:
Minister asks the youth to acquire skill training
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Bukari Moses Mabengba, has advised the youth to acquire skills that would put them in a better position to acquire jobs in the informal sector.

HO:
Abutia Sec-Tech in dire need of classroom blocks
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Abutia Secondary-Technical School is in dire need of 12 additional classrooms to avert a situation where students entering the school next year would have to hold classes under trees.

NORTH TONGU:
Police arrest prime suspect in murder case
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Volta Regional Police Command has arrested a prime suspect in the alleged murder of one Agboada Korku at Seva near Tedeafenu in the North-Tongu District.

(TOKORANU)KRACHI EAST :
Anti-armed robbery taskforce in accident
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A taskforce comprising the navy and police personnel had an accident on Tuesday while pursuing armed robbers between Dormabin and Tokoranu in the Krachi East district.

(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Japan Crown Prince visits Akosombo
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has commended the Japanese Government for its continuous support to Ghana in her socio-economic development.

(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
The new blue skies.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Blue Skies fruit processing company’s Keep-Fit Club at Doblo near Nsawam beat Nsawam District Police team 5-3 in a friendly football match at Adoagyiri’s "CYO" Park near Nsawam.

MAMPONG:
St Monica’s win choral competition
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Saint Monica’s Senior High School (SHS) in Asante-Mampong emerged
champions in the girl’s school category of this year’s inter schools and colleges choral competition organized by the Centre for National Culture to mark the independence anniversary in Kumasi.

(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
GNPC still in talks with Kosmos
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The management of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is still in discussion with management of Kosmos Energy over the purchase of its stake in the Jubilee oil field, GNPC Managing Director, Nana Boakye Asafu-Adjaye, said on Tuesday.

(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
CPP advises government.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Mr Nick Afari-Arthur of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) at Nsawam-Aburi Constituency,has advised government not to spend foreign inflows to manage disasters.

(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Teachers to be rewarded for punctuality
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Teachers in the Adansi North District who are punctual and do not miss classes are to be rewarded, Mr George Adjei-Henne, the District Education Director, has announced.   

AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
District gets consignment.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The government has allocated 13,000 packets of exercise books and a number of school uniforms to Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam district for free distribution to pupils in deprived school as part of efforts to promotion education in the country.

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH :
"Prophet" remanded.
Wednesday, March 10 2010

An Accra Circuit court has remanded Nana Kofi Yirenkyi (a.k.a "Jesus One Touch"), Founder and General Overseer of Jesus Blood Ministry at Oblogo in Greater Accra for allegedly having sex with his 10-year-old daughter.

(KNUST) KMA:
Trade and technology fair opens in Kumasi
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A five-day Trade and Technology Fair structured to provide opportunity for students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), entrepreneurs and artists to showcase their
works to corporate society has opened in Kumasi.

HOHOE:
Unemployed convicted for fraud
Wednesday, March 10 2010

A Hohoe Circuit court has convicted Nicholas Dzaka, unemployed, to 15 months jail term for defrauding one Belinda Azialey of 800 cedis by false pretence.  

(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Two jailed for robbing a Nigerian photographer
Wednesday, March 10 2010

Two persons who robbed a Cote d’Ivoire based Nigerian photographer while attempting to cross into Lome through an unapproved route were jailed 10 years each in hard labour by a circuit court at Aflao.

(AGONA NSABA) AGONA EAST:
DCE engages youth on Independence Day
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Agona East District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr John Oremus Arko, has cautioned Ghanaians especially the youth not let the excitement
about the oil find overshadow agricultural production. 

(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Women must participate in elections- MP
Wednesday, March 10 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akim South, Mrs Gifty Ohene-Konadu, has rallied the country’s women to actively participate in the impending district level elections.  

(ODOKOR) AMA :
Fire destroys ECG substation
Thursday, March 11 2010

Fire has gutted and destroyed the electricity substation at Odorkor in Accra causing total blackout in the area.

NATIONAL :
Government to establish National Drivers’ Academy
Thursday, March 11 2010

Government in collaboration with stakeholders in the transport industry is to establish a National Drivers’ Academy (NDA) to enhance professionalism, knowledge and skills of private and commercial drivers.

NATIONAL :
Inflation drops
Thursday, March 11 2010

Inflation for the month of February has dropped to 14.23, indicating a 0.55% drop from that of January 2010 which was 14.78.

(ANKAASE) TANO SOUTH :
Tano South moves to curb criminal activities
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Tano South District Chief Executive, Honorable Bukari Zakari Anaba has inaugurated a Community Watch Committee in Ankaase in the Tano South District to help curb crime and robbery in the community.

NATIONAL :
Good judges still exist.
Thursday, March 11 2010

Mr. Samson Lardy Ayenini, President of the Ghana School of Law (GSL) Students Representative Council (SRC) has condemned politicians who give political colour to laws and turn people against good judges.

(YEJI) PRU :
Gunshots at Yeji
Thursday, March 11 2010

Eight persons, includ­ing a police constable, sustained serious gunshot wounds following an at­tempt by the Gyasehene of the Konkonma Traditional Area, Nana Kwaku Dua, to install another Paramount chief for the area.

GA WEST :
Nine receive support.
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Mount Ararat Church International at Amasaman in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region under its scholarship scheme, is sponsoring nine needy but brilliant persons from primary to the tertiary level.

(TECHIMANTIA ) TANO SOUTH :
Church gets assistance
Thursday, March 11 2010

A member of the Techimantia Faith Church has donated chairs similar to the ones at the National Theatre in Accra, valued at Gh¢11,820, to the church at Techimantia in the Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region.

CAPE COAST:
The case of the cured leper.
Thursday, March 11 2010

Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, World Health Organization (WHO) Goodwill Ambassador, has initiated a campaign to end discrimination and other human rights violations faced by people affected by leprosy around the world.

(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Assembly embarks on development projects
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Asunafo North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has embarked on a number of development projects to enhance the standard of living of the people.

NATIONAL :
Latest on Kosmos
Thursday, March 11 2010

The management of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is still in discussion with management of Kosmos Energy over the purchase of its stake in the Jubilee oil field, GNPC Managing Director, Nana Boakye Asafu-Adjaye,has said.

NATIONAL :
Government to train drivers.
Thursday, March 11 2010

Government in collaboration with stakeholders in the transport industry is to establish a National Drivers’ Academy (NDA) to enhance professionalism, knowledge and skills of private and commercial drivers.

NATIONAL :
Misconduct of pastors is embarassing.
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Christian Council of Ghana says it is embarrassed by reports of sexual miscondcut by some self acclaimed church leaders.

(EFASO) JOMORO :
Residents in oil producing towns to have mixed race babies
Thursday, March 11 2010

Some people in the oil producing areas in the country are expecting to have mixed children resulting from expatriate workers copulating with Ghanaian ladies.

GA SOUTH :
Happenings at GICEL.
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Ga South municipal assembly will soon undertake a demolishing exercise in the New-Weija -SCC-GICEL catchment area to remove all unauthorised structures in the vicinity.

ACCRA:
President Zuma invites President Mills for a visit
Thursday, March 11 2010

South African President Jacob Zuma has invited President John Evans Atta Mills for discussion on investments for mutual benefits.

NATIONAL:
Ghana has significant business potential - Mission
Thursday, March 11 2010

A delegation from the Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago said  there is significant business potential in Ghana’s energy sector.

NATIONAL:
Discussions on waste management underway in Accra
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST) is about reviewing the National Environmental Policy which would commence the implementation of appropriate strategies on waste management across the country.  

(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
No fire station at Jubilee Oil Fields
Thursday, March 11 2010

Concerns are being raised in various quarters over the lack of fire station at the much talked about Jubilee Oil Fields at Cape Three Point in the Ahanta West District especially in the wake of recent fire outbreaks that have bedeviled the country.

(KUDZRA) KPANDO:
Assembly initiates programme to integrate disables
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Kpando District Assembly is to undertake an advocacy programme to integrate the disabled into society and raise their capacity to earn livelihoods. 

BEKWAI:
Teachers raise red flag over motorbike deal
Thursday, March 11 2010

Teachers in Bekwai, Amansie Central and the Bosome-Freho Districts of the Ashanti Region say they are being milked dry by their employers, the Ghana Education Service (GES) under a certain motorbike-purchasing agreement.

(ACCRA)AMA:
Union to reward disciplined drivers
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Tema Station-Kaneshie-Odorkor Branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has instituted an annual award for its drivers who would distinguish themselves, under the categories of:  "Self-Disciplined," "Accident-Free" and Caring Driver."

(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Pay attention to children’s education - DCE
Thursday, March 11 2010

The District Chief Executive for Atwima-Kwanwoma, Mr Anthony Agyemang, has urged parents to pay serious attention to the education of their children to enable the children to become competitive in the current knowledge and technology-driven world.

(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
DCE reminds parents of responsibilities
Thursday, March 11 2010

Parents in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti Region have been reminded of their responsibilities towards the upbringing of their
children.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Ex-Minister urges farmers to adopt modern techniques
Thursday, March 11 2010

A former Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Ernest Akobour Debrah, has appealed to farmers to continue to work hard and adopt modern farming techniques.  

ACCRA:
Australian government awards scholarship to 43 Africans
Thursday, March 11 2010

Forty-three people from five West African countries have been awarded scholarship by the Australian government as part of its AusAid (Australia Aid) programme.

NADOWLI:
Patronise "Made in Ghana" goods - DCE
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Nadowli District Chief Executive, Mr. Abu K. Kansangbata has appealed to government to provide avenues outside the local market for graduate apprentices to market their products while the local people are also encouraged to patronise Made-in- Ghana goods to help sustain small scale businesses.

WA:
Wa Municipality records 98 fires
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Wa Municipality recorded 98 fire disasters last year but no death with damage caused to property valued at about GH¢ two million.

(AKYEM PAMENG)ATIWA:
Securities urged to fight illegal mining
Thursday, March 11 2010

The Minerals Commission has called for efforts from District Security Councils (DISEC) and Regional Security Councils (RESEC) to fight illegal mining and chainsaw activities in their areas.

(AKROPONG) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Pupils reject weevil-infested meal at Akropong
Thursday, March 11 2010

Pupils of Akropong Roman Catholic Primary School in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region boycotted lunch on Wednesday when they discovered weevils in their meals.

NATIONAL :
Atmospheric Heat to intensify
Friday, March 12 2010

The Principal Meteorologist at the Kotoka International Airport, Torgbui Gbebie Fiamekor I has attributed the atmospheric heat being experienced in the country to a number of weather conditions.

BAWKU :
Government to address conflict in Bawku
Friday, March 12 2010

The Upper East Regional Minister, Hon. Mark Woyongo has stated that the Government would soon address the ’Bawku Conflict’ and other pockets of conflicts in the Region with some pragmatic measures

BAWKU :
Government renews curfew on Bawku and Gushegu
Friday, March 12 2010

The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfews imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushegu Township.

BOLGATANGA :
Minister expresses worry over discriminatory cultural practices in Upper East
Friday, March 12 2010

The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Mrs Lucy Awuni has expressed worry over the many discriminatory cultural practices against women in the region.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Takoradi firemen prepare for disaster outbreak
Friday, March 12 2010

The Western Regional Fire Service Command has organised a simulation exercise to boost the combat readiness of personnel to respond to the frequent fire outbreaks and road accidents in the area.

BOLGATANGA :
Upper East Regional Branch of NYEP demands for Allowances
Friday, March 12 2010

Workers of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Upper East Region on Tuesday stormed the Regional Directorate of the NYEP to demand for their four months allowances arrears.

CAPE COAST :
SHS heads not happy.
Friday, March 12 2010

Some heads of Senior High Schools(SHS) in Cape Coast,have expressed  concern that it would be difficult for them to admit new students for the 2010/2011 academic year due to lack of infrastructural facilities.

TECHIMAN :
Court grants bail to Tuobodom chief
Friday, March 12 2010

The Sunyani Magistrate’s Court ‘B’, on Wednesday granted GHc10,000 self recognisance bail each with surety to Nana Baffour Asare II, Omanhene of Tuobodom and Samuel Adjei Boahen his secretary.

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament vets two deputy ministerial designates
Friday, March 12 2010

Two deputy ministers designates, have appeared before the appointment committee of Parliament to prove their worth for the executive positions.

TEMA :
Two churches closed down by court.
Friday, March 12 2010

The Tema District Court, located in the premises of the Tema Development Corporation, has ordered the closure of two churches at Klagon for operating without permit.

CAPE COAST :
Hotel fraudster arrested.
Friday, March 12 2010

Saeed Yankey, an alleged fraudster who claimed to be a worker at the Western Regional Education Office in Takoradi has been arrested by the police.

TAIN :
Police Commander abhors massive cultivation of wee in BA
Friday, March 12 2010

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Seth Charles Oteng has expressed worry about the massive cultivation and smoking of Indian Hemp in the region.

(WEST ANAJI) STMA :
Award scheme instituted for primary school pupils
Friday, March 12 2010

Mothers’ Care Charity Foundation (MCCF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) at West Anaji in the Western Region, has instituted an awards scheme for the Mampong Metropolitan Assembly Primary School to encourage school enrolment and learning.

NATIONAL :
NPA to clamp down on irregularities in fuel industry
Friday, March 12 2010

A nationwide exercise to check the sale of adulterated fuel and clamp down on fuel stations that have tampered with their fuel pumps begins in Accra Friday.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Survey expose lack.
Friday, March 12 2010

Despite the efforts being made to encourage Ghanaians to consume locally produced rice it is not easy to find one at the Koforidua market.

NATIONAL :
Oaths, Pledges and Promises
Friday, March 12 2010

Professor Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, a Human Rights Lawyer, has urged politicians not to make promises that they could not keep.

NATIONAL :
9th Continental Meeting of SIOP opens.
Friday, March 12 2010

Mr. Rojo Mettle-Nunoo, Deputy Minister of  Health, has called for the proper handling, dumping and disposal of hazardous chemicals to reduce the growinging incidence of childhood cancers.
  

TEMA :
Minister visits GRIDco.
Friday, March 12 2010

Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, the Minister of Energy, has assured stakeholders in the energy sector that government would neither prescribe any particular market design nor impose a preferred structure for the sector.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Two kill woman.
Friday, March 12 2010

The Eastern Regional MTTU has arrested two drivers, Francis Nyarko and Isaac Anobah, for knocking down two pedestrians resulting in the death of one.
  

NATIONAL :
World Kidney day observed.
Friday, March 12 2010

High blood pressure and diabetes have been identified as risk factors of Chronic Kidney Disorders (CKD), Head of the Renal Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Charlotte Osafo has said.

(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Defilement cases going up.
Friday, March 12 2010

The Kasoa District Police command has expressed concern about the rate of defilement and rape cases in the area, during the last three month of 2009.

(KOFORIDUA)NEW JUABEN :
Police man assaulted.
Friday, March 12 2010

A Koforidua High Court has sentenced a 24-year- old driver, Richard Akoto, to 13 months imprisonment and bonded him to be of good behavior for 18 months for assaulting a police officer.

CAPE COAST :
Health profile of metropolis.
Friday, March 12 2010

Outlining the health profile of the Cape Coast Metropolis, Ms Cynthia Asamoah,the Metropolitan Health Information Officer, said the area which has a total population of 142,398 with an annual growth rate of 2.8 percent, was still grappling with high rates of malaria deaths and infant mortality.

AMA :
Phase three Kotoka commences.
Friday, March 12 2010

The Minister of Transport, Mr. Mike Hammah has  cut the sod for the commencement of the phase three of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) development project, estimated at 51 million dollars.

(ABUAKWA SOUTH) EAST AKIM :
MP on "galamsey" operators
Friday, March 12 2010

The Asamankese Circuit Court will on April 14 give judgement in a case in which a driver, Joseph Nimo, is charged with having in his possession 13 wrappers of marijuana.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Wee smoker arrested
Friday, March 12 2010

The Asamankese Circuit Court will on April 14 give judgement in a case in which a driver, Joseph Nimo, is charged with having in his possession 13 wrappers of marijuana.

AMA :
Nii Owoo family worried.
Friday, March 12 2010

The Nii Owoo Family of Gamashie, has expressed concern about the sale of portions of the Achimota School lands for residential and other commercial purposes saying the action was against the laws of the country.

(ASAMANKESE)WEST AKIM :
Court deals with nose eater.
Friday, March 12 2010

Samuel Nyarko, a farmer, who bit the nose of a purchasing clerk, during a fight, resulting in the victim undergoing a plastic surgery, has been convicted to a fine of GHC 840 by the Asamankese Circuit Court.

NATIONAL :
First Lady sends out caution
Friday, March 12 2010

Mrs. Ernestina Naadu Mills, First Lady, has reminded Ghanaians that kindergarten education for children between four and six years formed part of the compulsory framework of basic education.

HO:
Pupils await free exercise books
Friday, March 12 2010

Basic school pupils in the Ho Municipality have  appealed to government to supply the remaining consignment of free exercise books. 

AMA:
Narcotics officer at EXOPA trial
Friday, March 12 2010

A narcotics control officer has said the bag belonging to Sima Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of Exopa Modelling Agency, who is on trial for drug-related offences, had no inscriptions of CEPS and NACOB, when it was brought out from the conveyor belt.

(ABUTIA)HO:
Relish local dishes to avoid lifestyle diseases-Dr Amoo
Friday, March 12 2010

An active lifestyle coupled with consumption of local dishes, less salt and abstinence from fatty foods provide the surest protection against life-long diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

NATIONAL:
Gov’t snubs M & J reparation claims
Friday, March 12 2010

The government has rebuffed claims by the Chief Prosecutor of the Mabey & Johnson case, John Hardy, that it has received a whopping £658,000 ($1.3million) from Mabey and Johnson as reparation to  Ghana as part of a package of penalties, costs and confiscations amounting to a total of £6.6million.

TAMALE:
Policemen unhappy with political interference
Friday, March 12 2010

The Northern Regional Crime Officer, Superintendent Peter Baba has expressed concern about political interference in the work of the Ghana Police service in the region.

ACCRA:
Oman Ghana Fund is real – Blay Miezah
Friday, March 12 2010

The mystery over the existence of billions of dollars belonging to Ghana, purportedly, stashed in a Swiss bank keeps boggling interested minds with various revelations day in and out.

(AFLAO)KETU SOUTH:
Police arrest two armed robbers
Friday, March 12 2010

Two alleged robbers, Frank Adu, 25 and Hope Gavor also 25, have been nabbed by the police in possession of police uniforms, weapons and other implements use in their operations.

HOHOE :
Police avert bloody clash at Sports festival
Friday, March 12 2010

The swift response of the Police averted a bloody clash between students of the Hohoe E.P. Senior High School (HEPSS) and their Saint Mary counterparts at the 20th Northern Zone Inter-Schools Sports Festival at Hohoe in the Volta Region.

WEST MAMPRUSI:
WHO team in Ghana to study CSM outbreak
Friday, March 12 2010

A team from World Health Organisation(WHO) is in the country to assess the outbreak of  Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.

(EAST LEGON) AMA :
Two beat neighbour to death
Friday, March 12 2010

Two persons were remanded into prison custody by a Circuit Court in Accra for allegedly beating their neighbour to death.

AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
Cocoa production should favour farmers - Coalition
Friday, March 12 2010

The Africa Cocoa Coalition, a group of Non- Governmental Organizations promoting quality cocoa production in Africa, on Wednesday urged governments and stakeholders in the cocoa business to ensure cocoa farmers benefited from their labour.

(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
Multi-purpose production vessel in Ghana soon
Friday, March 12 2010

A world class oil processing and storage vessel required for the giant Jubilee field will arrive in Ghana in June ahead of the commencement of production in the last quarter of the year.   

KUMASI:
IGP admits to waning image of Police
Friday, March 12 2010

The Police Administration has vowed to ensure stringent measures to block the entry of social miscreants into the Service.

(ATWEA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Work progresses on teachers’ housing project
Friday, March 12 2010

Work is steadily progressing on a six-unit teachers’ quarters being built at Atwea in the Sekyere Central District for the local Junior High School JHS.  

(PRAMPRAM) DANGME EAST:
Former President calls for more partnership
Friday, March 12 2010

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for more private sector participation in the educational sector to meet the demands of population growth and human resource development in the country.

(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE EAST:
DCE pledges support for education
Friday, March 12 2010

The District Chief Executive for the Kwabre East, Hon. Adams Iddisah has reiterated his unflinching support for the education sector in the district.

ACCRA :
Vodafone wins contract with DHL
Friday, March 12 2010

Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE), the business in Vodafone that manages the communication needs of its largest Enterprise customers,has announced that it has secured a five year contract with DHL.

WA:
National Service Personnel push for a united front
Friday, March 12 2010

The Wa Municipal President of the National Service Personnel Association, Mr. George Tetteh Wayoe, has called for the formation of a more formidable, powerful and unified national front to fight for the rights of service personnel. 

(ASAWASI) KMA:
Asawasi NDC women’s wing prepares for election
Friday, March 12 2010

The Asawasi Constituency Women’s Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Kumasi Metropolis has held its annual general meeting to take stock of its activities and to strategize towards retaining the parliamentary seat in 2012.   

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament passes Boundary Commission Bill
Saturday, March 13 2010

Parliament on March, 12, sat deep into the night to pass the Ghana Boundary Commission Bill, 2010 under a certificate of urgency.

BEREKUM :
Jinijini gets hospital facility
Saturday, March 13 2010

The German Ambassador to Ghana, Dr Marius Haas and the Berekum Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Lord Stephen Oppong, have jointly inaugurated a hospital at Jinijini in the Berekum  municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region.

TARKWA NSUAEM :
EPA orders AngloGold to repair damaged community structures
Saturday, March 13 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered AngloGold (Iduapriem) Mine to carry out assessment  of all affected buildings and structures that have experienced cracks in Teberebie community and to start repairing them by 15 April 2010.

(NSAWKAW) TAIN :
GHC3.9m to repair, build structures for schools in Tain
Saturday, March 13 2010

The government through the Ghana Educatiion Trust Fund GETFund has voted GHC 3.9 million for the rehabilitation and construction of additional structures for five senior high schools (SHSs) in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

(TEMA) TMA :
CEPS urged to auction contents of over-stayed containers
Saturday, March 13 2010

The President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) - Ghana, Mr Cletus Kuzagbe has appealed to the Customs Exercise and Preventive Service (CEPS) to auction the contents of containers that had stayed in the Ports for far too long.

NATIONAL :
Know sickle cell status of your marriage partner
Saturday, March 13 2010

The Deputy Minister of Health, Hon. Rojo Mettle-Nunoo has stressed the need for Ghanaians to know the sickle cell status of their prospective marriage partners to reduce its incidence in the country.

ACCRA :
Attorney General calls for reforms in legal education
Saturday, March 13 2010

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu has observed that unless legal education was reformed, the inefficiencies in the delivery of justice and enjoyment of fundamental human rights would continue unabated.

NATIONAL
WHO team in Ghana to study CSM outbreak
Saturday, March 13 2010

A team from World Health Organisation(WHO) is in the country to assess the outbreak of  Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.

HO :
Government to sanction heads of schools
Saturday, March 13 2010

The Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) is to sanction school heads who refuse to distribute government’s free exercise books to pupils.

WA :
MMT expanding operations
Saturday, March 13 2010

The Upper West Regional Branch of the Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMT), is undergoing massive expansion of its operations to render improved and efficient services to its clients.

AMA :
MP worried about delay of cases.
Saturday, March 13 2010

Alhaji Muntaka Mohamed-Mubarak, Member of Parliament for Ejura- Sekyedumase has scolded the leadership of Parliament for delaying important businesses of the House that should have been tackled with dispatch.

NATIONAL :
President Mills worships with Moslems
Saturday, March 13 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has reiterated Government’s commitment to distribute the national cake equitably and ensure freedom of worship.

(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Put away politics and lets develop the country
Saturday, March 13 2010

Reverend James Kwame Apraku, Head of the Gyankrom Section of the Mount Olivet Methodist Church, has called on political parties to bury their differences to ensure national development.

NATIONAL:
Christians observe national prayer and thanksgiving.
Sunday, March 14 2010

President Evans Atta Mills and his wife, Naadu Mills have  joined Christians in an interdenominational service at the Independence Square in Accra , in worship as part of this Year’s National Prayer and Thanksgiving, which also formed part of the celebrations of the nation’s 53rd Independence Day.

 

NATIONAL:
President Mills meets Mo Ibrahim
Sunday, March 14 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has  received Dr. Mohamed "Mo" Ibrahim, Founder of Mo Ibrahim Foundation, at the Osu Castle in Accra, and stressed the need for the use of political power to improve the quality of life of the people.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Student given death sentence
Sunday, March 14 2010

A 26- year-old student, Prossper Agbadzi, who attempted to kill his sister’s boyfriend but ended up taking the life of his aunt, has been sentenced to death by the Koforidua High Court.

(LEGON) GA EAST :
4500 graduate from University of Ghana.
Sunday, March 14 2010

The University of Ghana, (UG) Legon, is setting up an endowment fund to address the impact of growth in areas including finance, accommodation, curriculum development, governance and administration that negatively affect the academic institution.

(GOMOA FETTEH) GOMOA WEST :
Village of Hope receive support
Sunday, March 14 2010

The Youth Association of Accra Newtown Evangelical Presbyterian Church, has  donated items worth GHC 1,400 and a cash of GHC 100 to the Village of Hope Orphanage at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.

(ADA) DANGBE EAST :
CARE on climate change
Sunday, March 14 2010

CARE International, a non- governmental organisation, has organised a programme on Climate Change for traditional rulers, local government authorities and affected coastal villages at Ada in the Dangbe East District.

NATIONAL :
Veep in New Delhi
Sunday, March 14 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in New Delhi, India, to participate in the sixth Annual Confederation of Indian Industries Conclave to explore investment opportunities for Ghana.

HO :
Youth must be marketable- President Mills.
Sunday, March 14 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills, has urged the youth to strive to acquire the necessary competencies to be able to take advantage of the opportunities arising out of the country’s emerging crude oil industry.

NATIONAL :
M&J Scandal: CHRAJ begins probe -Lawyer protest
Monday, March 15 2010

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ),  will today begin public hearing of officials named in the Mabey and Johnson (M&J) bribery scandal.

NATIONAL :
West Africa will not meet MDGs – Dr Chambas
Monday, March 15 2010

The immediate-past President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas has said that the sub-region would not meet the Millennium Development Goals by the 2015 deadline.

(SEKONDI) STMA:
US Government presents boats to Ghana Navy
Monday, March 15 2010

The United States (US) Government has presented four speed patrol boats to the Ghana Navy, to help ensure maritime safety and security.

(PAGA) KASSENA NANKANA WEST :
Communities unhappy with the choice of Paga as district capital
Monday, March 15 2010

Seven communities in the newly created Kassena-Nankana West District in the Upper East Region, have expressed dissatisfaction for the choice of Paga as the District Capital.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Ellembelle District Assembly to distribute free exercise books to students
Monday, March 15 2010

The Ellembelle District Assembly has taken delivery of free exercise books from Central Government for onward distribution to students in the area.

BOLGATANGA :
Fair representation of women advocated
Monday, March 15 2010

Action Aid Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, has organised a ceremony in the Upper East Region to mark this year’s International Women’s Day, with a call on government to involve more women in the decision making process.

SUNYANI :
Regional Ministers call on government to provide school infrastructure
Monday, March 15 2010

Regional Ministers of the ten regions, have called on government to embark on a crash programme to provide school infrastructure such as classrooms, dormitories, computer and science laboratories.

(SEKONDI) STMA :
Lack of facilities affects intake of two High Schools
Monday, March 15 2010

Two Senior High Schools (SHS) in Sekondi have stated their inability to admit more students in September for the 2010/2011 academic year, due to boarding accommodation constraints.

ACCRA:
NDC/NPP supporters raise fists in court
Monday, March 15 2010

Clashes erupted between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Monday at the Cocoa Affairs court after the hearing of the case involving Nana Darkwa Baafi, the man who accused former President Rawlings of setting his house ablaze.

YENDI:
Communities to benefit from mechanized water supply
Monday, March 15 2010

The Yendi Municipality in collaboration with UNICEF and a company named New Energy are providing mechanized water supply systems under the Small Town Water Project to selected communities of the area.

HO:
School heads to face sanction for failing
Monday, March 15 2010

The Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) is to sanction school heads who refuse to distribute government’s free exercise books to pupils. 

JASIKAN:
Buem chiefs smoke peace pipe
Monday, March 15 2010

Chiefs in the Buem Traditional Area at the weekend organised a reconciliation ceremony to end a 10-year stalemate.   

HO:
Ho Polytechnic holds 10th Congregation
Monday, March 15 2010

The 10th Congregation of the Ho Polytechnic, went ahead despite a last-minute attempt by an aggrieved former student to scuttle the event through a purported restraining order by the Human Rights Court in Accra.

NATIONAL:
Gov’t to embark on urban renewal programme-Veep
Monday, March 15 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated government’s commitment to embark on an Urban Renewal Programme as captured in the 2008 Manifesto of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).  

(LEGON) GA EAST:
UG endowment fund to tackle dev’t challenges
Monday, March 15 2010

The University of Ghana, (UG) Legon, is to set up an endowment fund to address the impact of growth in areas such as finance, accommodation, curriculum development, governance and administration that negatively affect the institution.

(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
Government committed to solving problems of Tumu
Monday, March 15 2010

The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Kale Caesar, says government is commited to solving problems facing the people of the Tumu area, towards development.  

NATIONAL:
"Hunger" dominates New Delhi confab
Monday, March 15 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama Monday advised African leaders participating in the Confederation of Indian Industry, EXIM Bank business conclave in New Delhi, India, to use the opportunity to fight hunger, poverty and diseases. 

HOHOE:
Clergy encourages Ghanaians to Work for miracles
Monday, March 15 2010

The Very Reverend Japhet Y. Ledo, Former Moderator of the General Assembly of the E. P. Church, Ghana has exhorted Ghanaians especially Christians not to wait for miracles but rather work for it. 

TEMA:
TOR assures of ample supply of LPG
Monday, March 15 2010

The Acting Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Dr Kwame Ampofo, Monday assured Ghanaians that measures are in place to get adequate supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the country.

 

OBUASI:
Don’t misuse pupils’ instructional period
Monday, March 15 2010

Basic school teachers have been told to avoid the use of mobile phones during the instructional period because that practice is unprofessional.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Prempeh College Headmaster inducted into office
Monday, March 15 2010

The Headmaster of Prempeh College, Mr Emmanuel Kwabena Yeboah, has been officially inducted into office at a ceremony in Kumasi.

ACCRA:
UT Bank customers receive loans via e-zwich
Monday, March 15 2010

Indigenous Ghanaian Bank- UT Bank has found innovative ways of using the e-zwich card and platform by disbursing loans through the card to its customers in the remotest part of the country. 

(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH:
Rev. Minister advises against political radicalism
Monday, March 15 2010

The Reverend Samuel Owiredu, the Kpassa District Pastor of the Apostolic Church of Ghana, has called for harmony between the government and the opposition for accelerated national development.   

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
IGP cautions Station Officers
Monday, March 15 2010

The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye, has asked station officers not to instigate or tolerate any act of torture, cruelty, inhuman or degrading treatment against any suspect.  

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Chief applauds gov’t for re-construction of road
Monday, March 15 2010

Nana Obokuma-Atta IX, the chief of Gomoa Dasum, has praised the government for rebuilding the Fawomanye/Gomoa Akotsi road. 

(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene calls for removal of Minister, Police commander
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is calling for the dismissal of Brong Ahafo regional minister and the regional police commander.

NATIONAL :
Ghana has not received M & J money - British High Commissioner
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Dr Nicholas Westcott has said that the Government of Ghana has not received any money from Mabey and Johnson (M&J).

NATIONAL :
CHRAJ halts public hearings and heads for supreme court
Tuesday, March 16 2010

A barrage of objections forced the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice to adjourn its public hearings into Mabey and Johnson bribery scandal.

AMA :
NPP visits Ga Mantse.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Officials of the opposition New Patriotic Party have defended the decision to pay a courtesy call on the Ga mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah II.

(ZENU)AMA :
Nasara Council formed.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The first Nasara Council  of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Greater Accra Region was inaugurated at Zenu in the Kpone-Katamanso Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.

(ACHIMOTA)GA EAST :
Achimota SHS is 83.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Achimota Senior High School, has marked its 83rd Founders Day celebrations with a parade and a call on past and present students to build on the ideals, principles and visions of the founders to maintain the school’s enviable position.

(BANANA INN) AMA :
LAP to go door to door.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

A community forum was held at Banana-Inn, an Accra suburb, to sensitize and inform residents of the Land Administration Project (LAP) under the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.

CAPE COAST :
Referee nearly lynched.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Class-one referee Yahaya Musah from Obuasi and three of his colleagues were nearly lynched by irate supporters of Cape Coast Venomous Vipers on Sunday, for alleged bad officiating.

(ADA FOAH) DANGME EAST :
Boat championship ends.
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Estuary Stars emerged winners of the first-ever National Dragon Boat Championship competition which ended at Ada Foah.

NATIONAL :
Aluworks to raise GHC 30million .
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Aluworks Limited, manufacturers of cold-rolled aluminum products, is to raise GH¢30 million ($20 million) in a rights issue to be utilised partly to complete a planned capital expansion and to provide working capital to support increased level of business.

NATIONAL :
Ghana’s HIV prevalence rate experiences 0.2 per cent increase
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The national HIV prevalence suffered an increase from 1.7 per cent in 2008 to 1.9 in 2009 but experts say despite the increase, Ghana’s epidemic was still on the decline.

TEMA :
Trade show launched .
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Mr Yaya Yedan, Country Representative of the Burkina Shippers’ Council in Ghana, has said elimination of trade barriers in West Africa was the key to the economic growth of the sub-region.

TARKWA NSUAEM :
Farmers petition CHRAJ against harassment by Newmont
Tuesday, March 16 2010

Seven farmers have petitioned the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) against what they described as harassment and non-compliance with the provisions of the 1992 Constitution by Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) Akyem Project.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Standards must be high in Ghana’s oil sector
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Director-General of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), Mr. Peter Azumah has said the institution will demand that all operators in Ghana’s oil sector operate on internationally acceptable standards.

BAWKU :
Government renews curfew in Bawku and Gushegu
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Minister for the Interior, has on the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfews imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushegu Township.

BAWKU :
Bawku Consultations continue
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Bawku Stakeholders Consultation has resolved to preserve and maintain the peace enjoyed in the Municipality.

(KENYASI) ASUTIFI :
Ministers visit Ahafo mines of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Kwame Ofosu-Ampofo has advised mining companies to organize periodic training programmes for their unskilled workforce to help build their capacity to cope with work.

AMA :
NIA registration successful
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The National Identification Authority says it achieved 90 per cent enrolment  in the just endede mass registration exercise in the Greater Accra region.

ACCRA :
Gov’t to develop environmental safety standards - Ayittey
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms. Sherry Ayittey, said Government was developing environmental management and safety standards towards reducing greenhouse gas emission in the country’s oil fields. 

ACCRA :
RTI Bill will help curb corruption - Devarajan
Tuesday, March 16 2010

A Chief Economist of World Bank’s Africa Region, has stated that the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill together with media support could help curb "quiet corruption" in the country. 

ACCRA:
Conference on climate change opens in Accra
Tuesday, March 16 2010

A three-day Pan African conference on climate change to reflect on issues discussed at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December last year, opened in Accra.

TAMALE :
Fraudster in police grips
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Northern Regional Police Command has arrested Abdulair Sumaila, a 26-year-old magician, in Tamale, for  allegedly defrauding Franklin Akatsa of GHc7,000, and a digital camera and a laptop computer, all valued at GH8,680.00.  

BEKWAI:
NPP urged to avoid mistakes of the past
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been urged to remain focused and skillfully avoid pitfalls that are likely to wreck the party’s chances of winning back political power.

(NAMONG) OFFINSO SOUTH:
Namong SHS creates space for fresh students
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Namong Senior High School (SHS) in the Offinso Municipality has built a five-unit classroom block to create space for fresh students expected next academic year.

NATIONAL:
AFAG petitions Parliament on Kufuor’s ex gratia
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) has petitioned Parliament over President Mills’ handling of the controversial ex gratia payment to former government officials and Members of Parliament.

(KUMASI) KMA:
NGO donates beds to Central Prisons
Tuesday, March 16 2010

GHACOE Women’s Ministry on Monday donated 22 wooden beds valued at GH¢3,520.00 to the Kumasi Central Prisons.   

(KUMASI) KMA:
Monitoring team impounds 100 vehicles in Ashanti
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Special Monitoring Team of the  Revenue Agency Governing Board (RAGB), has impounded more than 100 un custom vehicles in the Ashanti Region. 

(DICHEMSO) KMA:
Fifteen shops razed by fire
Tuesday, March 16 2010

About fifteen shops were razed down by fire at Dichemso in Kumasi on Wednesday.

KARAGA:
30 basic schools in the north rehabilitated
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has rehabilitated 30   schools in five districts of the Northern Region.

(KUMASI) KMA:
LPG dealers urged to have fire safety measures
Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Ashanti Regional Fire Officer, Philip Arhin Mensah, has urged Liquefied Gas Petroleum (LPG) dealers and hoteliers to put in place adequate safety measures at their workplaces to prevent disasters.

(MANHYIA) KMA:
Security capos in Kumasi over power struggle
Tuesday, March 16 2010

A high powered government delegation including security capos Tuesday evening met the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manyia Palace in Kumasi in a bid to keep in check the tension that is steadily building up amongst sections of the populace in the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions over the Tuobodom/Techiman/Manhyia power struggle.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Calm returns to Kumasi and Techiman
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Ghanadistricts.com has learnt that calm has returned to Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi and Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region following pockets of disturbance and uproar yesterday.

NATIONAL :
Undetected TB cases hinder MDGs - Hanson-Nortey
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Deputy Programme Manager of the Tuberculosis Control Programme, Dr. Nii Nortey Hanson-Nortey has indicated that sixty per cent tuberculosis (TB) cases are not detected due to non-reporting and was hindering the realisation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

NATIONAL :
Imminent crises in Senior High Schools - GNAT
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to immediately resolve the issue of non-admission of first-year students in some of the country’s Senior High Schools (SHS) next academic year.

TEMA :
World Social work day.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Ghana National Association of Social Workers (GNASW), has underscored the need for civil society to continue to fight for the protection of citizens’ human rights.

TEMA :
Revenue to be generated from house numbering.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Dr James Awaitey, Tema Metropolitan Budget Officer, has stressed the need to properly number houses to create a data base that would enable district assemblies to improve upon revenue collection.

WEST AKYEM :
Teachers undergo training.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

A day’s workshop to equip teachers to handle syllabi and topics effectively for the Topease Methodist Primary “A” and “B” school has ended in the West Akyem Municipality.

(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Cause of maternal deaths.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Inadequate personnel and the lack of obstetric services have been identified as the major causes of maternal deaths in Ghana.

BIRIM CENTRAL :
Show case at Attafuah SHS.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Attafuah Senior High Technical School (ASTECH) at Akim Oda in the Birim Central Municipality, has held an open day to showcase students’ handicrafts and artworks to the public.

(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Man steals from shop
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Kwabena Asomani, 35, an ex-convict has been sentenced to two years imprisonment in hard labour by the Mpraeso Circuit Court presided over by Mr. Alex Owusu Ofori for stealing.
 

NATIONAL :
Mental health bill again.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Parliament has been asked to expedite action on the Mental Health Bill and pass it into law to help attract more professionals to the country’s psychiatric hospitals and institutions.

NATIONAL :
Asamoah-Boateng’s case adjourned to April 29.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Mrs Zita Okaikoi, Minister of Tourism, has ended presentation of her evidence in the case of Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, former Minister of Information, and National Orientation  and seven others.
 

NATIONAL :
Three get 50 years.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Two persons who broke into the home of an architect and robbed him of personal belongings at gun point were sentenced to 20 years imprisonment each by an Accra Circuit Court.

(ASHONGMAN) GA EAST :
Warrant for arrest of medical assistant.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

A Circuit Court Judge, Mr. D.E.K. Daketsey has ordered the arrest of a medical assistant for allegedly issuing and signing three medical reports for an accused person being tried for fraud.

NATIONAL :
Newmont ranks 16th among 100 Best Corporate Citizens
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Newmont Mining Corporation, the parent company of Newmont Ghana  has been ranked 16th among 100 Best Corporate Citizens in the Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

AMA :
From September children would not be allowed to work in commercial vehicles.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is determined to get every child of school going age in the classroom especially those in primary and basic education levels.

TEMA :
TMA is the political authority- MP
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, the Member of Parliament for Asokwa, has challenged the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) to utilize its legitimate right of being the highest political authority in the Metropolis.

NATIONAL :
NADMO to establish a Disaster Response Management Centre
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The National Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), in collaboration with the Netherlands-based International Centre for Emergency Technique (ICET), would soon establish an emergency preparedness centre to provide adequate training to security agencies for effective disaster handling.

(SEFWI-ANHWIASO) BIBIANI-ANHWIASO-BEKWAI :
Traditional Council threatens to sever relations with assembly
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Sefwi-Anhwiaso Traditional Council has threatened to sever relations with Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai district assembly if it did not withdraw its recognition of Nana Ngoa Anyimah Kodom, as Omanhene.

BOLGATANGA :
Gov’t asked to get doctors to accept postings to northern regions
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Paramount Chief of the Binduri Traditional Area in the Upper East Region, Naba Robert Akapwine Akolbila, has urged the government to initiate pragmatic measures to motivate doctors to accept postings to the three Northern Regions.

JAMAN SOUTH :
Jaman South students get exercise books
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The District Chief Executive for Jaman South in the Brong Ahafo Region, Hon. Julius Atta Bediako has on behalf of the President, presented 38,601 exercise books to students in the district.

NATIONAL:
Veep signs Agreement with Mahindra Ltd
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has signed an agreement with Mahindra Company Limited to supply one thousand tractors to farmers during this year’s farming season.

WEST MAMPRUSI:
30 basic schools in the north rehabilitated
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has rehabilitated 30   schools in five districts of the Northern Region.

ACCRA:
Information Minister lauds GNA
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Minster of Information John Tia Akologu, has extolled the high professional standards exhibited by the Ghana news Agency over the years, but said it was rather unfortunate that the Agency should be going through difficult times in spite of its good works.

WA:
Decentralization is not working – Project Officer
Wednesday, March 17 2010

A Project Officer of SEND Foundation, Mr. Eugene Yirbuor, has observed that the current Unit Committees in the Upper West Region were constitutionally illegal because none of them had been inaugurated.   

HO:
Work on Library Complex comes to a halt
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Work on the ultra modern Volta Regional Library complex has come to a halt for lack of funds.

AMA :
AMA seeks NTC support.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Alfred Vanderpuije  has paid a courtesy call on the managemenf of the New Times Corporation to drum up support for the Education Trust Fund set up by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to put up school structures as part of plans to scrap the shift system.

(FUMESUA) EJISU-JUABEN:
New rice, maize varieties introduced
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) has introduced 12 newly developed improved rice, maize and cassava varieties to support government’s efforts at achieving food security.

AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
Assemblies receive bicycles to aid LEAP
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Nine District Assemblies in the Ashanti Region have taken delivery of 52 giant bicycles valued at GH¢ 5,200.00 to aid the implementation of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.    

AMA:
2nd lady supports two health centres.
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Lordina Dramani Mahama has presented a quantity of essential hospital items to the La General Hospital and the Maamobi Polyclinic, both in Accra.

(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
Tumu Chief warns smugglers of petroleum products
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Paramount Chief of Tumu Traditional Area, in the Upper West Region, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI, has cautioned smugglers of petroleum products in the area, to desist from the practice or face the law.    

NATIONAL:
NADMO receives equipment for flood rescue
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The National Disaster Management Organization, Nadmo, has received disaster management equipment worth 7.5 million euros from the Japanese government to help in rescue operation efforts during this rainy season.

NATIONAL:
Ivorians ready for solution to boundary issue
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Ivorian Government has agreed to join the Ghanaian authorities to find an amicable and acceptable solution to their boundary issue following the discovery of oil in commercial quantities in the Gyata Wells near Cape Three Points.

NATIONAL:
Veep urges TATA Motors to conduct studies on Ghana’s gas transport
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has tasked the Indian TATA Motors to work out modalities to ensure the use of natural gas for cheap public transportation in Ghana.

ACCRA :
Zain Ghana introduces Zap mobile money service
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Zain Ghana, a mobile telecommunication provider in Middle East and Africa, has introduced Zap service to enable subscribers and corporate institutions to send and receive money nation-wide.

(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asanteman-Techiman tensions: Manhyia calls for restraint
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Manhyia Palace is calling for restraint as efforts are made to resolve a dispute between Asanteman and the chief of Techiman.

BOLE:
Three robbers take AK 47 rifle from police
Wednesday, March 17 2010

Three policemen who were on duty at Bole on Tuesday were attacked and an AK 47 rifle snatched away by three robbers who were ridding unregistered motorbikes.

LAMBUSSIE KARNI:
Assembly faces development challenges
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The District Chief Executive of Lambussie-Karni, Mr Clement B. Benin, says the district, created two years ago is buried in many development challenges. 

ACCRA:
Trial of Mobilla’s case begins
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The trial of the Infamous Issa Mobilla murder case begun in earnest at an Accra Fast Track high court with the swearing in of a six member all male jury to adjudicate the case.

SOUTH DAYI:
Weta Rural Bank assists 16 schools
Wednesday, March 17 2010

The Weto Rural Bank at Kpeve in the South Dayi District has donated assorted books and ceiling fans worth GH¢3,000 to 10 basic and six senior high schools (SHS) in its catchment area.

NATIONAL :
Nurses urged to uphold professionalism
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Second National Vice President of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA), Mrs Patricia Akua Adika, has advised members to eschew negative tendencies, and rather uphold professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament expresses concern over non-performing ministers
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has said the practice of reshuffling non-performing ministers by the President enfeebled parliament’s control over the executive.

TECHIMAN :
Radio phone-in fanning Techiman conflict
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Paramount chief of the Techiman Traditional Area, Oseadeeyo Akumfi Ameyaw IV has advised private FM radio stations to be circumspect about what they broadcast in order not to inflame passions.

AMA :
NPP executives call on Former President and Vice.
Thursday, March 18 2010

The newly elected National Executives of the New Patriotic Party paid a courtesy call on former president John Agyekum Kufuor and his Vice Alhaji Aliu Mahama at their residences in Accra.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Farmer jailed.
Thursday, March 18 2010

A circuit court at Asamankese, has jailed Kwabena Kankani, a farmer, for 12 months for possessing Indian hemp.

AMA:
AMA confiscates musical instruments
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Special Taskforce has embarked on an operation to confiscate musical instruments from some recalcitrant churches and drinking bars whose activities create a high level of noise above the permissible decibel.
 

TEMA :
Students advised.
Thursday, March 18 2010

Mrs Roberta Mary Appau, Headmistress of Our Lady of Mercy (OLAM) Senior High School in Tema, has advised students in second cycle institutions to choose suitable subjects for their final examinations.

AMA :
Tigo to support 32 schools.
Thursday, March 18 2010

Millicom Ghana, operators of Tigo cellular network, is to rehabilitate 32 deprived basic schools in the Greater Accra Region, as part of its social responsibility.

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH :
"Jesus One Touch" pleads not guilty.
Thursday, March 18 2010

Nana Kofi Yirenkyi, also known as, "Jesus One Touch", Founder and General Overseer of Jesus Blood Ministry at Oblogo near Accra, has pleaded not guilty to incest and defilement.

(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Trader bites on cheek.
Thursday, March 18 2010

A trader who allegedly bit off the left cheek of her colleague, chewed it before spitting it out has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing harm.

AMA :
Mayor visits some parts of Accra.
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Mayor of Accra, Dr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, has toured some development projects in the metropolis to assess progress of work.

WEST AKYEM :
Teachers undergo training
Thursday, March 18 2010

A day’s workshop to equip teachers to handle syllabi and topics effectively for the Topease Methodist Primary "A" and "B" school has ended in the West Akyem Municipality.

(SALEMA) ELLEMBELLE :
Mines urged to operate in line with EPA standards
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has urged the management of Adamus Resources Limited, a gold prospecting company operating in the District, to ensure environmental safety by observing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) standards and other rules governing mining activities.

BOLGATANGA :
Upper East and Burkina Faso form committee to manage White Volta
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council and the Central East Province of Burkina Faso have formed a Trans-Boundary Committee to manage shared Water Resources of the White Volta Basin.

SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
MP appeals to minister for roads
Thursday, March 18 2010

Mr Samuel Ayeh-Paye, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayesuano, has appealed to the Minister of Roads and Highways to consider giving the Adoagyiri-Coaltar-Donkrokyiwa a face-lift by tarring the roads in the area.

NATIONAL :
Use of Solar panels on the increase
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Mass adoption of solar panels by the public as the standard lighting device in Ghana has been on the increase due to the current load shedding of electricity from the national power.

NATIONAL :
Bio-Passports ready
Thursday, March 18 2010

All is set for the take-off of Ghana’s migration to the use of biometric passports on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. So far, the Central Operations and Productions (COP) centre and the two Passport Applications Centers (PACs) for Accra are all ready for the smooth take-off.

STMA :
Tullow Oil raises £1billion
Thursday, March 18 2010

Tullow Oil, a company prospecting for oil in the country, has raised £1billion from its shareholders, mainly to finance projects for the commercial production of oil.

NEW JUABEN :
Defilement cases increase.
Thursday, March 18 2010

At least 189 defilement cases were recorded in the New Juaben Municipality in 2009 as against 159 recorded in 2008, the Eastern Regional Director of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOSSU), Deputy Superintendent of Police Eunice Annor has said.

(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
Passengers stranded at terminal
Thursday, March 18 2010

Drivers and Local GPRTU operators at the Achimota terminal in Accra are on strike, in the bid to drive their concerns to government.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Teenager involved in stealing
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Kade District Magistrate Court  has ordered that a boy who gave his age as 14 be sent to the boy’s remand home at Osu in Accra until March 25 for multiple theft.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Man steals to pay debt.
Thursday, March 18 2010

An unemployed who was hired to sell mobile phone cards but made use of the proceeds to pay his debts has been arraigned at the Kade District Magistrate’s Court.

ASUOGYAMAN :
GES re trains teachers
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) are organizing a re-training programme for teachers of English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

TAMALE:
Gruesome murder in Tamale
Thursday, March 18 2010

Abubakar Iddrisu, a baker in the Tamale Metropolis is in the grips of the law for allegedly slashing the throat of 3 children who are his nephews.

NATIONAL:
Ghana is committed to WAPP-Fuseini
Thursday, March 18 2010

Ghana is firmly committed to the goal of linking various national transmission grids in the sub-region to create a wholesale power market in West Africa.

ACCRA :
ActionAid lauds Ghana for declining EPA
Thursday, March 18 2010

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), has lauded Ghana as it pledged its support to the nation for not signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), a trade partnership agreement between EU and African/Caribbean countries.

HOHOE:
Farmer arrested for stealing Cocoa
Thursday, March 18 2010

Kojo Dormo, 32, Farmer, has been handed over to the police for allegedly stealing cocoa from the farm of his former employer.

(AKYAWKROM) EJISU-JUABEN:
MOFA staff builds capacity to control locust invasion
Thursday, March 18 2010

A three-day workshop to build the capacity of selected field officers of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to control locust and grasshopper invasion of farms has been held at Akyawkrom in the Ejisu-Juaben municipality.

YENDI:
Politics, not the end of life - TEPPCON
Thursday, March 18 2010

Ms Agnes Gandaa, the Partnership Coordinator of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Pastoral Province Conference (TEPPCON), has appealed to people especially women who enter politics with the aim of fuelling conflicts and vengeance to be mindful that politics was not the end of life.

UPPER DENKYIRA EAST :
Boa Amponsem SHS closed down.
Thursday, March 18 2010

Boa Amponsem Senior High School in the Dunkwa-on- Offin in the Upper Denkyira East municipality of the Central region has been closed down by authorities over student riots.

ACCRA:
Prune executive and prop up the legislature - Dr Ansah Koi
Thursday, March 18 2010

Dr Kumi Ansah Koi, a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana, has called for the pruning of the executive and shoring-up of the legislature to make Ghana’s democracy more vibrant.

CAPE COAST:
Zoomlion supports leprosy hospital
Thursday, March 18 2010

Zoomlion, a sanitation company in the country have donated items worth GHC 5000 to inmates of the Ankaful Leprosy hospital as part of the company’s social responsibilities in its operational area.

BAWKU:
Bawku Central MP wins at Appeals Court
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Member of Parliament Bawku Central, Adamu Dramani has won a major victory at the Court of Appeal in the case in which his eligibility to hold the seat is being challenged.

(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Assembly to initiate significant dev’t projects
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Wa East District, one of the most deprived districts in the country, is developing a four-year medium term development plan to help provide the infrastructural needs of the district.

WA:
Recycling plant for Wa soon
Thursday, March 18 2010

IEPER city in Belgium is to establish a waste recycling plant in Wa under its sister city relationship with the Wa Municipality.  

(BUFFIMA) WA EAST:
Rainstorm renders Buffiama residents homeless
Thursday, March 18 2010

About 250 people have been rendered homeless, following the destruction of 25 buildings, including a health post, by a rain storm that hit Buffiama in Wa East District in the Upper West Region.

SUNYANI:
Gas shortage hits Sunyani
Thursday, March 18 2010

Shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Sunyani is having an adverse effect on the activities of commercial drivers, notably taxi
operators, in the municipality.   

(KUMASI) KMA:
Armed robber 24, jailed 80 years
Thursday, March 18 2010

A 24-year-old armed robber, who shot and killed his victim after robbing him of GH¢ 96,200.00 has been sentenced to 80 years imprisonment by a Kumasi Circuit Court.

(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Kasoa Police embarks on armed robbery eradication
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Kasoa District Police Headquarters is embarking on a special anti-armed robbery eradication campaign and has therefore appealed to the people to cooperate towards its success.

BAWKU:
Damba Festival postponed to avert Mamprusi, Kusasi clashes
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Damba Festival scheduled for Saturday in the Upper East Region has been postponed indefinitely to avert possible clashes between the Mamprusis and the Kusasis.

TAMALE:
Haruna supports development projects
Thursday, March 18 2010

The Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has supported the execution of development projects in three communities in his constituency.

NATIONAL:
Brong Ahafo Poilce Commander removed
Thursday, March 18 2010

There are reports that the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Commander has been re-called to the Police Headquarters in Accra.

(KAMBATIAC) BUNKPURUGU YUNYOO :
Twenty-one houses burnt in Northern Region
Friday, March 19 2010

Twenty one houses have been set ablaze in Kambatiac in the Bunpkurugu Yunyoo District of the Northern Region by some angry youth.

NATIONAL :
Ghana owes former MPs/organisations democracy - Veep
Friday, March 19 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has said Ghana owed her excellent democratic credentials to the good work of previous parliamentarians and organisations that lent their support.

NATIONAL :
Indian Company to refurbish irrigation facilities
Friday, March 19 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has entered into an agreement with Kirloskar Brothers Limited, a multi-Purpose Engineering Company to rehabilitate all existing irrigation facilities and consider building new ones to support farming in Ghana.

SHAMA :
Fertilizer factory to be set up
Friday, March 19 2010

Gas Authority India Limited (GAIL), a gas producing firm and its subsidiary Companies in India have expressed their interest in establishing a fertilizer factory in Ghana to serve farmers within and outside Ghana.

TECHIMAN :
Brong Ahafo Crime Officer removed
Friday, March 19 2010

The Brong Ahafo Regional Crime Officer of the Ghana Police Service has been transferred to Yendi in the Northern Regional.

NATIONAL :
GWCL appeals to MMDAs.
Friday, March 19 2010

Mr Daniel Bampoh, a Director of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has stressed the need to enforce planning regulations by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to improve operations of the company to deliver on its mandate.

TANO SOUTH :
Tano South brings governance to grassroots
Friday, March 19 2010

The Tano South District Chief Executive, Honorable Bukari Zakari Anaba has inaugurated the Area Council at Derma in the Tano South District.

JASIKAN:
MP for Buem honoured
Friday, March 19 2010

The Deputy Minister of Lands and Forestry and Member of Parliament for Buen Constituency, Mr Henry Ford Kamel has been installed the development chief and a member of the Council of Elders of the Guamau State in the Jasikan District of the Volta Region.

HO:
Russians to explore business opportunities in Ghana
Friday, March 19 2010

A delegation of Russian businessmen and scientists is expected in the country on March 25, this year, for a 10-day visit, to explore business and investment opportunities.

SHAMA :
DCE expresses worry over upsurge of teenage pregnancies
Friday, March 19 2010

The Shama District Chief Executive, Madam Emelia has expressed worry that the district recorded 572 teenage pregnancies in 2009 and attributed the trend to an indication that supervision over the youth was weak.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Parents appeal to teachers.
Friday, March 19 2010

Parents whose children attend Methodist Basic schools at Betom and Soridae have appealed to teachers in these schools to organize extra classes for the children.

(BINDURI) BOLGATANGA :
Gov’t asked to get doctors to accept postings
Friday, March 19 2010

The Paramount Chief of the Binduri Traditional Area in the Upper East Region, Naba Robert Akapwine Akolbila, has urged the government to initiate pragmatic measures to motivate doctors to accept postings to the three Northern Regions.

ACCRA:
GETFund needs holistic review – Dep. Finance Minister
Friday, March 19 2010

Mr Seth Terkpeh, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, said the cedi’s depreciation worsened the situation of a bad budget practice in the disbursement of the GETFund by the previous administration. 

ACCRA:
Child neglect is the biggest crises nations face
Friday, March 19 2010

The Reverend Mrs. Jemina Amanor, Country Director of Compassion International, a non governmental organization that takes care of poor and vulnerable children has indicated that child neglect was the biggest crises facing the world today.  

EAST AKYEM :
Minerals Commission warns high profile personalities.
Friday, March 19 2010

Mr Fred Ohene-Kena, the Chairman of the Minerals Commission, has said government would not tolerate the behaviour of prominent persons in the society who connive with illegal miners to destroy the environment.

TEMA :
Maritime records deficit.
Friday, March 19 2010

Ghana recorded a maritime trade deficit of 943,222 metric tons in the third quarter of 2009 and not 1,437,688 as previuosly reported, a statement from the Ghana Shippers Council has said.
    

(JUABEN) EJISU-JUABEN:
Teachers urged to be effective
Friday, March 19 2010

The Headmaster of Juaben Senior High School (SHS), Very Reverend Isaac Osei-Boadi, has advised teachers to use their experiences and competencies to improve teaching.

(KUMASI) KMA:
KMA supports educational/health developments
Friday, March 19 2010

The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE),  Mr Samuel Sarpong, on Thursday inspected a number of on-going school and health projects in the metropolis financed with the assembly’s share of the Common Fund.

(KUMASI) KMA:
SHS student electrocuted
Friday, March 19 2010

A second-year student of the Kumasi Secondary Technical School has been electrocuted.

(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Students appeal to government
Friday, March 19 2010

Students of the Aburi Girls Presbyterian Senior High School has appealed to government to complete the rehabilitation of the Aburi/Nsawam highway to facilitate economic activities in the area.

NADOWLI:
Rural Enterprise Project assists apprentices with tools
Friday, March 19 2010

The Rural Enterprises Project, a poverty alleviation project has provided assorted working tools to 28 graduate apprentices at Nadowli to help them improve their livelihood.  

(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Okra stolen from lorry station
Friday, March 19 2010

A 27-year-old ex-convict has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by the Mpraeso Circuit Court for stealing a quantity of okro.

CAPE COAST :
Defilement cases reduce.
Friday, March 19 2010

Defilement cases in the Cape Coast Metropolis reduced from 76 in 2008 to 65 in 2009 as a result of education programmes carried out by officials of the Central Regional  offices of the Domestic Violence Victims and Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service.

(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Disabled group push for recognition
Friday, March 19 2010

The Blind and the Lame in the Oncho-Free Zone of the Upper West Region have lived up to the saying that being physically challenged is not a disability.

(DZORWULU) AMA :
GAF donates to Special school.
Friday, March 19 2010

Personnel of the Pay Office of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has donated food items to the inmates of Dzorwulu Special School in Accra.

WA:
Road accident claims two lives in Wa
Friday, March 19 2010

Two people died in an accident that occurred on the Wa-Dorimon road on Monday, DSP John Ferguson Dzineku, Upper West Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service has announced.  

(KAMBATIAC) BUNKPRUGU-YUNYOO:
Calm returns after turf war in Bunkpurugu Yunyoo
Friday, March 19 2010

Calm is said to have been restored in Kambatiac in the Bumkprugu Yunyoo District of the Northern Region following clashes between the Naboon and Nakook factions Thursday.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
GES must act on unruly behaviours- Minister
Friday, March 19 2010

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Eastern Regional Minister, has tasked the Inspectorate Division, Guidance and Counseling Unit and Circuit Supervisors of the Ghana Education Service (GES), to put their acts together and correct the negative behaviour of some teachers in the area.

TEMA :
TOR robbed.
Friday, March 19 2010

Two labourers of the Jillof Waste Management Company Limited have been remanded into police custody for stealing armoured cable valued at 780 Ghana Cedis, the property of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).

(ADA)DANGME EAST :
Erosion still a worry.
Friday, March 19 2010

Three assembly members in the Ada Traditional Area have said sea erosion along the coastal stretch of Ada was a threat to the area’s development.

NATIONAL:
Ministry commended for sending a delegation to India
Friday, March 19 2010

Alhaji Amadu Sorogho, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism, has commended the Ministry of Trade and Industry for sending a 50-member business delegation to participate in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Conclave. 

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
Students from deaf school tours water plant
Friday, March 19 2010

Students from the Savelugu School for the Deaf toured the Tamale Water treatment plant ahead of the World Water Day Celebrations which falls on March 21.

(ACCRA) AMA:
Accra Urban Bus Transit Project to take off
Saturday, March 20 2010

Government has secured ninety-five million dollars to implement the pilot phase of the Urban Bus Transit Project in Accra.  The road linking the Central Business District of Accra through Kaneshie-Mallam-Kasoa has been selected for the pilot programme.

ACCRA:
MPs call for calm between Asantes and Bonos
Saturday, March 20 2010

The Ashanti and Brong Ahafo caucuses in Parliament said what unite the peoples of the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Region are stronger than what divides them so nothing should be done to disturb their peace.

(ACCRA) AMA:
We owe no apology – Ga Mantse
Saturday, March 20 2010

The no-love-lost relationship between the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government and the Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, appears to be ongoing with no end in sight as the King dismisses calls to render an apology to President John Evans Atta Mills.

JASIKAN:
Chiefs urged to be agents of development
Saturday, March 20 2010

The Paramount Chief of Nkonya Traditional Area, Nana Okoto Kofi, has charged Chiefs to be agents of development in their areas.

(ASANKRAGWA) TARKWA:
2 NHIS Managers Thrown Into Prison
Saturday, March 20 2010

The Asankragwa Mutual Health Insurance Scheme Manager and Accountant, Mr Essem George Kwofie and Emmanuel Kanga respectively, who stand accused for the alleged embezzlement of ¢1.3 billion have been remanded into prison custody by a Tarkwa Circuit Court.

KETA:
Courage Quashigah laid to rest
Saturday, March 20 2010

The Mortal remains of the Late Major (rtd) Courage Quashigah, former Minister of Food and Agriculture, and Minister of Health, under the Kufuor administration will be laid to rest today in Keta in the Volta Region.

HO:
President opens NDC Youth summit
Saturday, March 20 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has challenged the nation’s youth to assert themselves and contribute meaningfully to the progress of the nation.

(SEKONDI) STMA :
Ghana lacks human resource.
Sunday, March 21 2010

Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah has been credited for introducing free education and other social interventions that facilitated the building of the human resource capacities of Ghana for the challenges ahead.

GA EAST :
Womans body found in litter bin.
Sunday, March 21 2010

Police have started investigations into the murder of a 28-years-old woman whose body was found in a litter bin in Taifa on Saturday.

BUNKPRUGU- YUNYOO :
Police intercept ammunitions
Sunday, March 21 2010

The Northern Regional Police Command has intercepted a bus with registration number ER3336X, which was travelling from Kumasi to Bunkprurugu, with ammunitions concealed under the driver’s seat.

(HALF ASSINI) JOMORO :
EPA urged to be proactive
Sunday, March 21 2010

Awulae Annor Adjaye, President of the Western Nzema Traditional Council, has claimed that the inaction of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in prosecuting environmental offenders is encouraging the violators to have a field day.

WENCHI :
Government gives 47,000 jobs
Sunday, March 21 2010

The Youth- in- Agriculture Programme created direct jobs for 47,000 people in 2009, Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister of Food and Agriculture has said in Wenchi .
  

WENCHI :
Agric ministry to set up mechanisation centre at Methodist University.
Sunday, March 21 2010

The Minister for Agriculture, Mr.Kwesi Ahwoi has said the ministry would establish an agricultural mechanisation centre at the faculty of Agriculture of the Methodist University College of Ghana,with the supply of five tractors and advised authorities of the university to identify the required agro- processing equipment for support.

AWUTU SENYA :
Farmer murders wife .
Sunday, March 21 2010

The Awutu Bawjiase Police have arrested Kweku Busia, a farmer, who killed his wife for threatening to divorce him.

BAWKU :
Sporadic gunshots in Bawku
Monday, March 22 2010

Sporadic gunshots are said to have been heard in the Upper East Regional town of Bawku where the Mamprusi ethnic group defied a national security directive not to celebrate the Damba festival.

(KANDA) AMA :
Drama at GTV delays midday news
Monday, March 22 2010

There was melo-drama at the state broadcaster on Sunday which delayed the midday television news for 25 minutes.

(DUAHORODO) AHANTA WEST :
No mining in this town -Chief warns
Monday, March 22 2010

No illegal miner will be allowed to operate in the Chavene-Breman-Kubekor area in the Ahanta West district of the Western Region, Chief of Duahorado, Nana Kwame Akro IX has warned.

NATIONAL :
Compact fluorescent lamps reduces Ghana’s electricity demand – Report
Monday, March 22 2010

The Mass adoption of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) as the standard lighting device in Ghana has translated into an annual cash earning of 33 million dollars and carbon savings of 105,000 tons per annum, a report has disclosed.

NATIONAL :
2010 SHS Admissions Gloomy
Monday, March 22 2010

With six months remaining for the government to implement the four-year senior high school (SHS) program, the Ministry of Education has tasked groups of consultants who are working feverishly on how to address the problem of additional classrooms and dormitories to accommodate new students.

TECHIMAN :
50 Tuobodom, Techiman students rushed to hospital
Monday, March 22 2010

Over 50 students were reportedly rushed to the Techiman Holy Family Hospital Saturday night after they reportedly collapsed when teargas was fired by the police to halt an outbreak of violence at an inter-schools sports festival.

BAWKU :
Stray Bullet Hits Pregnant Woman
Monday, March 22 2010

A seven-month-old pregnant woman, Ndu Wahab, who was hit by a stray bullet in Bawku on Saturday, 20th March 2010, has safely delivered a baby boy.

NATIONAL :
Ghana marks World Water Day
Monday, March 22 2010

The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Hon. Alban Bagbin has called for an attitudinal revolution to help arrest the deteriorating quality of water for domestic and industrial use.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
MTN launches newsletter
Monday, March 22 2010

MTN Ghana, has launched its External newsletter and a Government and Regulatory Relations news bulletin in the Western Region at Takoradi.

SHAMA :
Biometric passports, middlemen not needed - GIS Officer
Monday, March 22 2010

The Assistant Superintendent Officer (ASO) of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at Sekondi, Mr Frank Nunoo has reiterated that the services of middlemen are not needed to process the biometric passports.

PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY
Mining companies pollute 250 rivers with cyanide -Wacam
Monday, March 22 2010

A research commissioned by Wacam, human rights and mining advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO), on water quality in mining communities around Obuasi and Tarkwa revealed that 250 rivers had been polluted by cyanide and heavy metals.

(SEKONDI) STMA :
Nkrumah commended for human resource interventions
Monday, March 22 2010

Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah has been credited for introducing free education and other social interventions that facilitated the building of the human resource capacities of Ghana for the challenges ahead.

(NINGO) DANGME WEST :
New students cannot be enrolled
Monday, March 22 2010

Ningo Senior High School in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region, would not be able to admit new students during the 2010/2011 academic year, if additional infrastructure are not provided to the school.

(TABORA) GA SOUTH
One suspect arrested.
Monday, March 22 2010

Police last night picked up a young man in connection with the murder of a 28-year-old woman whose body was retrieved from a rubbish bin at the weekend in Tabora, a suburb of Accra.

(PRINCESS TOWN) AHANTA WEST :
Pay the compensation or return our lands - Ahanta farmers
Monday, March 22 2010

Some farmers in Princess Town and Egyambra in the Ahanta West District, have appealed for governmental support towards the payment of compensation for lands acquired for oil-related projects.

(ESSIKADO) STMA :
Essikado’s role in pre-Independence struggle ignored
Monday, March 22 2010

Madam Ama Soma, a 79 year old activist who was involved in the 1948 Positive Action Struggles has said Essikado’s role in the struggle has never been recognised and rewarded.

ADENTA :
Illegal water depots uncovered.
Monday, March 22 2010

The Adenta Municipal Security Council has toured the community to acquaint itself with activities of the numerous illegal water depots, believed to be a major cause of water shortage in the area.

NATIONAL :
SHS challenges, the role of universities.
Monday, March 22 2010

Management of private and public universities have been advised to discuss ways of responding to the challenges posed by the reversal of the three-year Senior High School (SHS) programme to improve educational standards.

AMA :
1,200 volunteers to be trained.
Monday, March 22 2010

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has embarked on capacity building exercise for the youth under which 1,200 Disaster Volunteer Group (DVG) would be trained in all the 11 sub-metros to help combat disasters in the Accra Metropolis.

BUNKPURUGU/YUNYOO:
Police arrest arm smugglers at Bunkprugu
Monday, March 22 2010

The northern regional police command has arrested a twenty-Eight year old driver called Abdullah Yaro and his mate Yennusom Ibrahim 19 for possessing illegal weapons and military accoutrements.

(MEPE) NORTH TONGU:
Hannah Tetteh enstooled development queen
Monday, March 22 2010

The chiefs and people of Mepe Traditional Area in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region have enstooled Ms Hannah Tetteh, Minister of Trade and Industry as a Development Queen of the area with the title, Mama Akuwa Ngoryisi I.

(NGANI) YENDI:
NGO launches witches camp integration project
Monday, March 22 2010

Southern Sector Youth and Women’s Empowerment Network (SOSYWEN), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has launched a Witches Camp Integrated Project, to create awareness about the plight of the inmates at the camps in the Northern Region.  

CENTRAL GONJA:
Veep cautions chiefs over land sale
Monday, March 22 2010

Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has cautioned chiefs against the indiscriminate sale of large tracts of land to investors and other land developers at ridiculous prices. 

NATIONAL :
SHS challenges, the role of universities.
Monday, March 22 2010

Management of private and public universities have been advised to discuss ways of responding to the challenges posed by the reversal of the three-year Senior High School (SHS) programme to improve educational standards.
    

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Publicize road construction.
Monday, March 22 2010

The Eastern Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC) Mr Bismark Tawiah Boateng, has urged the Ministry of Roads and Highways to regularly publicize roads which are being constructed with revenue from the Road Fund.

NEW JUABEN :
Will NYEP stand?
Monday, March 22 2010

The Eastern Regional Co-ordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme, (NYEP) Mr Joshua Atta Mensah has said the government had no intention of scraping the NYEP.

KWAHU WEST :
Parents urged to support girl child education
Monday, March 22 2010

The Kwahu West Municipal Director of Education, Mr Noah Dwamena, has urged parents to take keen interest in the education of their children, especially the girl child, to reduce the high rate of school drop outs among young girls in the municipality.

TAMALE:
Veep hands over wheel chairs to physically challenged
Monday, March 22 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to parents and benevolent organisations to help physically challenged persons to unveil their full potential to enjoy meaningful lifestyles.

TEMA :
US Army in town.
Monday, March 22 2010

The US Army in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service,  has embarked on a two-week medical outreach programme at Manhean Health Centre in Tema New Town.

(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Man excapes police cells
Monday, March 22 2010

The Apam District Magistrate’s court  has sentenced a 23-year-old man, Kojo Amoah, to 12 months imprisonment for escaping from police cells.

ASSIN NORTH :
Ignor fabrications- MCE
Monday, March 22 2010

The Assin North Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Alex Antwiborsako, has called on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to ignore fabricated stories by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) against the government.

ATIWA :
Assembly to reward volunteers.
Monday, March 22 2010

From next year, the Atiwa District Assembly would make provision in its budget to reward facilitators of the Non- Formal Division of the Ghana Education Service(NFED), who have been voluntarily helping to educate illiterates and school dropouts in the area.

AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
MP on "galamsey" operators
Monday, March 22 2010

Ms Doris Ahelegbe,  Ajumako- Enyan-Essiam, District Director of Health,  has advised mothers to report early to the medical centres with their sick children to minimise child mortality in the area.

CAPE COAST :
Workers on single spine salary.
Monday, March 22 2010

The Fair Wages and Salary Commission took its national education programme on the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) to public workers’ in Cape Coast.

CAPE COAST :
Need to deal with weeknesses
Monday, March 22 2010

The Deputy Minister of Education, Mrs Elizabeth Amoah-Tetteh has re-echoed calls for appropriate measures to be put in place to address certain weaknesses in the education sector.

HOHOE:
Regional Council to sanction defaulting road contractors
Monday, March 22 2010

Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, has warned that the Regional Co-ordinating Council would sanction road contractors who carry out shoddy works and fail to meet deadlines.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
President Mills on NHIS.
Monday, March 22 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has reiterated government’s commitment to  provide  better healthcare to Ghanaians hence the efforts to streamline the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

TAMALE:
Police intercept Bunkprugu bound amunition
Monday, March 22 2010

The Northern Regional Police Command has arrested a passenger bus travelling from Kumasi to Bunkprugu with lots of ammunition concealed under the driver’s seat.

(DAMONGO)WEST GONJA:
Veep commends Gonjaland for new king
Monday, March 22 2010

Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has commended the kingmakers and chiefs of Gonjaland for the successful selection and enskinment of Yagbonwura Sulemana Jakpa Tuntumba Bore Essa The First, the new Overlord of Gonjaland. 

(POTSIN) GOMOA EAST:
Stop publishing exams results: WACE orders GES
Monday, March 22 2010

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has directed that the publication of schools examination results table by the Ghana Education Service be stopped. 

(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tension mounts in Tamale
Monday, March 22 2010

Tension is mounting in the Northern regional capital, Tamale where two chiefs are claiming right to the Tamale skin.

(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Man jailed 18 months for stealing plantain
Monday, March 22 2010

A circuit court at Juaso, has sentenced a 25-year-old unemployed man to 18 months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing six bunches of plantain. 

NATIONAL:
Bagbin seeks answers to water problem
Monday, March 22 2010

The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Alban Bagbin, says the ministry’s vision for the water and sanitation sector is to ensure an effective coordination and management of activities.   

(SANKORE) ASUNAFO SOUTH:
NDC/NPP youth clash at Sankore
Monday, March 22 2010

A violent confrontation between the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Sankore in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo Region, at the weekend left three persons sustaining serious injuries. 

(KRONKO) EJISU-JUABEN:
Centenarian queen of Kronko dies
Monday, March 22 2010

The queen of Kronko near Ejisu, Nana Kyerewaah Panin, is reported dead at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi at the age of 100 years.   

(AMANGOASE) ATWIMA MPONUA:
DCE inaugurates GH¢270,000 Mosque
Monday, March 22 2010

The District Chief Executive for Atwima-Mponua, Mrs Theresah Adomako Tawiah, has appealed to Muslims to put premium on the education of their children.

(KALEO) NADOWLI:
DCE calls for proper immigration procedures
Monday, March 22 2010

The Nadowli District Chief Executive, Mr. Abu Kansangbata, has appealed to chiefs, assembly members, elders and opinion leaders in the district to follow proper immigration procedures before settling Fulani herdsmen.   

GOMOA WEST:
DCE takes police officers to task
Monday, March 22 2010

The Gomoa west District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has expressed concern about the state of security at Apam and urged the police to be up and doing before things get out of hand.   

HO:
Director cautions National Service Personnel
Monday, March 22 2010

Mr Michael Totimey, Volta Regional Director of the National Service Secretariat (NSS), has warned voluntary service personnel who abandoned the Service for other jobs but continued to take National Service allowances to desist from the act. 

NATIONAL:
Rehabilitation works on "Job 600" commences
Monday, March 22 2010

The Speaker of Parliament, Mrs Joyce Bamford Addo, Monday officially handed over to the China Hoalong Construction Limited, the State House Towers for refurbishment. 

NATIONAL :
Thirty-eight accommodation projects for Police Service nationwide
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Minister of the Interior, Hon. Martin Amidu has that government has approved 38 accommodation projects nationwide for completion this year for the Ghana Police Service.

NATIONAL :
Let’s create a brand for the local rice - GAWU
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) of GTUC is leading a campaign that aims at branding the locally produced rice.

(SHIGU) TAMA :
Angry youth kill chief and set town ablaze
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Sources in Shigu, a farming community in the Tamale North constituency have reported that renewed violence over a protracted chieftaincy dispute in the area has led to the burning of the whole village.

BOLGATANGA :
GrassRootsAfrica against frequent water shortages in Ghana
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Foundation for Grass Roots Initiative in Africa (GrassRootsAfrica), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has expressed concern about the persistent water shortage in the country particularly in the urban centres.

(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANHWIAWSO/ BEWKAI :
Cocoa farmers in 11 districts screened for various diseases
Tuesday, March 23 2010

More than 1000 cocoa farmers and their dependants in 11 cocoa growing districts have undergone free health care screening at Bibiani in the Western Region.

(AGBOGLOSHIE) AMA :
Interior minister worried.
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Mr Martin Amidu, Minister of Interior, has appealed to the public to assist the police administration with relevant information to facilitate investigations into the Agbogloshie disturbances that claimed lives.

GARU-TEMPANE :
2,000 deprived school children get support
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), a civil society organization, through the Ambassador Girls Scholarship School Programme (AGSP), has supported over 2,000 deprived girls and boys in some deprived communities in the Upper East Region and West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region between 2004 and 2010

NATIONAL :
Soldiers counsel abandons clients.
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Mr Thaddeus Sory, has withdrawn his service as counsel for the two soldiers being tried for the alleged murder of Alhaji Issah Mobilla, ex-Northern Regional Chairman of Convention People’s Party (CPP).

(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA EAST :
Navrongo SHS calls for support
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Navrongo Senior High School (NAVASCO) has launched its 50th anniversary with a call on its past students to support the development of the school.

(FIAPRE) SUNYANI WEST :
Fiapre Methodist School needs toilet facility
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Science Master at the Methodist Primary and Junior High School at Fiapre in Sunyani West District, Mr. Benjamin Boakye has called for the provision of litter bins and toilet to improve sanitation in the school.

TEMA :
Assembly supports soccer mentoring programme
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), has presented a cheque for GH¢5,000 to the Tema Former Association to initiate a soccer mentoring programme within the Metropolis.

BIBIANI/ ANHWIAWSO/ BEKWAI :
Ex-convict stabs iced-water seller to death
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Enoch Anifiatu, an ex-convict stabbed a 17-year-old iced-water seller to death and also killed himself.

(ASUBOA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Rainstorm displaces hundreds of people at Asuboa
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Hundreds of people at Asuboa, a farming community, near Asankare, in the Asante-Akim South District have been displaced following a severe rainstorm that hit the community.  

HO:
NDC youth wing demand constructive criticism
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Youth Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on party members to make constructive public criticism of its officials when necessary but with decorum.  

(PWALUGU) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Irrigation project for Pwalugu
Tuesday, March 23 2010

An irrigation project involving the installation of 150 irrigation water pumps, pipelines and accessories has been completed at Pwalugu in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region to enhance agricultural production in the area.

AMA :
Private sector being assessed.
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The final workshop to assess the contribution of the private sector in health care delivery in Ghana, began in Accra.

(SHIGU) TAMA:
47 arrested in connection with Chief’s murder
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Following the gruesome murder of Garishegu Naa Yakubu Andani, Chief of Shigu by an irate youth on the Nyankpala road, security operatives on the ground have arrested 47 suspects for screening.

ACCRA :
Tettey-Enyo appeals to CIDA
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, has called on the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), to help train and sharpen the skills of Ghanaians pursuing higher education in Canada.   

(TABORA) GA EAST:
Married womans’ lover murders her.
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Thirty-two-year-old Bismark Boadu, a trader, has been arrested for killing his girlfriend, Naomi Okaikor Hammond, 28, before dumping her body in a dustbin at Tabora Chantan, a suburb of Accra.

ACCRA:
West Africa Insurance conference opens
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, has  pledged government’s support for efforts of the National Insurance Commission to adopt risk-based regulation that would enable companies assess their own operational risk.

NATIONAL:
Gov’t commits 2 billion dollars to rail sector
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Rehabilitation of the Eastern and Central rail lines will soon begin at the cost of 2 billion dollars, Mrs. Peace Aku Attivor, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, has disclosed.

GUSHEGU:
Don’t lift curfew on Gushegu
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The District Chief Executive for Gushegu, Alhassan Fuseini, has noted that it would be suicidal for the District Security Committee (DISEC), or Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) to call on parliament to remove the curfew imposed on Gushegu some two years ago, just because of the funeral of the late Nang-Lana Abubakari Ziblim had been peacefully performed.

HO:
NDC is not a looting brigade - Okudzeto-Ablakwa
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Mr Samuel Okudzeto-Ablakwa, a Deputy Information Minister, has indicated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was not a "looting brigade" but a hard working political party destined to bring comfort to the underprivileged. 

NORTH TONGU:
Gov’t acquires land for bloc farming in North Tongu
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Government has acquired a large track of farmland for an extensive bloc farming in the North Tongu District, a Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa,  has announced.

(FOASE) ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Health Director encourages patronage of health facilities
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Atwima-Kwanwoma District Director of Health Service, Mrs Dorothy Afuakwa has appealed to the people in the area to patronise health
facilities in their communities, instead of risking to travel for similar services.   

ZABZUGU-TATALE:
NDC youth take over NHIS office
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Rampaging youth of the National Democratic Congress in the Zabzugu constituency in the Northern region on Tuesday forcibly took over the offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme in the area.

BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
NCCE restores peace to Bunkpurugu
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), in collaboration with the Northern Peace Advisory Committee have started the process to reconcile the two feuding factions at Temaa in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District of the Northern Region.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Utility companies make case for increased tariffs
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The public utility companies have used a public forum in Kumasi, to collate views on the proposed tariff increases, to make a case for the
extra revenue they are asking for. 

ASHAIMAN:
Government to fast track Millennium Development Goals
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr. Alban Bagbin, says government is striving to meet some key points under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including improved
maternal and child health.   

AKATSI:
Reading Clubs to improve standards in schools
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Reading clubs for four schools in the Akatsi District have been inaugurated at Akatsi as part of an integrated programme to stem the generally poor performance in schools in the district.  

(DANKYIRA) GA WEST:
Clashes in Dankyira; Chief, two others dead
Tuesday, March 23 2010

Three people, including a local chief, have died at Dankyira near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region, following a deadly clash over a parcel of land believed to be a site for sand winning. 

WA:
Local Council of Churches support maternity ward
Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Association of the Local Council of Churches in the Upper West Region, has donated a GH¢ 850 cheque to the Regional Hospital’s
Maternity Ward at Wa.

TECHIMAN :
Omanhene calls on subjects to speak the truth
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Omanhene of the Techiman Traditional Area, Oseadeyo Akumfi Ameyaw has called on his subjects to be disciples in telling the truth when it comes to chieftaincy issues.

NATIONAL :
Prisoners can now vote
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Supreme Court, in a landmark decision yesterday, gave the nod to more than 13,568 remand and convicted prisoners in the country to exercise their franchise.

NATIONAL :
Ghana should declare TB as a national security threat - Mr Gidisu
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Tuberculosis (TB) must be declared a national security threat, Mr Wisdom Gidisu, Chairman, Parliamentary select Committee on Health has said.

BAWKU WEST :
Malaria, the biggest killer in Upper East
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Malaria is the biggest killer in the Upper East Region as it dominates its Out Patients Department(OPD) attendance with pregnant women and children under five years being most vulnerable.

BONGO :
ISODEC investigates high drop-out rate among girls
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), has identified lack of guidance and counselling in basic schools in the Upper East Region, as a major cause of the high drop-out rate among girls in the area.

TARKWA-NSUAEM :
Parliament takes mining firms to task
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has said mining firms that contaminate the environment with toxic chemicals must restore it to its original state and pay compensation to those affected.

NATIONAL :
GICEL makes final payment to SSNIT
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Management of Ghana Industrial and Commercial Estates Limited (GICEL), on Tuesday presented a cheque for GH¢94,978 to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) for the final payment of debts owed the trust.

(SOCCER) SPORTS :
Three television stations to beam World Cup live
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Three major television stations in the country, Ghana Television (GTV), TV3 and Metropolitan Television have formed a consortium, with the primary purpose of beaming live the 2010 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in South Africa.

(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH :
Saddam raided.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Zakari Osmanu, a landlord at Akwatia, charged with possessing narcotic drugs, has been remanded in police custody by the Akim Swedru Circuit Court, to reappear on April 14.

(MAMPONG AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH :
New dormitary for girls SHS.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Eastern Regional Minister, has said that government was determined to invest in the provision of classroom blocks to make it possible for Senior High Schools to admit new students in September.

NATIONAL :
Society worried about indiscipline.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Knighthood Forum of the Catholic Church has expressed concern about "the increasing indiscipline at all levels of the society" and said it was the duty of all citizens to help preserve peace in the country.

(DANKYIRA) GA WEST :
Seven arrested on Dankyira murders.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Seven people have been arrested in Dankyira near Weija in the Greater Accra Region following clashes between some land guards and a group of sand winners on Tuesday March 23.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
These " prophets".
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The General Secretary of the Assemblies of God Church, the Reverend Charles Appiah-Boakye, has advised the public to be wary of prophets’ who claim the power to alter the destinies.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Woman assaults lover.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Kade District Magistrate Court has bonded a female trader who assaulted a former boyfriend to be of good behaviour for six months.

(AHWEREASE) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Lecturer becomes chief.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Professor James Adu Opare, 66, a lecturer of Cape Coast University has been enstooled as chief of Ahwerease near Aburi under the stool name Nana Opare Addo 11.

EAST AKIM :
Social clubs good for women.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The East Akim Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Kate Agyeman-Badu, has advised women to form social clubs to share ideas, experiences and initiate projects to enhance their living standards.

(ADJABENG) AMA :
Five fined for indisciplined behaviour
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Adjabeng Magistrate Court ’B’, presided over by Mrs Mariam Sinare has fined five persons GH¢120.00 each or in default two weeks imprisonment in hard labour for openly defecating into the Odaw River.

GOMOA WEST :
Chief on GHC 22,000 bail
Wednesday, March 24 2010

A circuit court at Agona Swedru has granted 22,000 Ghana Cedis bail with three sureties to Nana Kofi Sekyi Ababio, II, Chief of Gomoa Okwahu, for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old school girl.

NATIONAL :
SHC will provide affordable housing
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Mr. Mark Nii Akwei Ankrah, Managing Director of State Housing Company (SHC) has outlined the company’s mission to provide affordable and quality housing to Ghanaians.

ACCRA:
President Mills stresses esprit de corps among Ministers
Wednesday, March 24 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has urged Ministers, Deputy Ministers and other government appointees to maintain unity and esprit de corps for the successful implementation of government programmes. 

TEMA :
Two boys drown.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

There was a free-for-all wailing last Saturday when three young men got drowned at the Titanic Beach near Tema Community 3.

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH :
Latest on Pastors incest case.
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Bernice Owiredu, mother of the ten-year old daughter of Nana Kofi Yirenkyi, aka Jesus Onetouch, has told an Accra Circuit Court that the accused sought an amicable settlement of the defilement case against him long before the matter was brought to court.

WA:
Motor bikes kill 23 in Wa last year
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Upper West Regional Police Commander, Mr Alex Bedie, on Tuesday said, 23 people died from motorbike accidents in Wa last year, an increase over that of 2008.  

NATIONAL:
Technical concerns may hinder Supreme Court ruling - EC
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Electoral Commission says it cannot guarantee prisoners will vote in the 2012 general elections despite the Supreme Court ruling which mandates the commission to make provision for prisoners in all public elections.

(BUIPE)CENTRAL GONJA:
Gonja youth express worry over delay in shea butter project
Wednesday, March 24 2010

A group calling itself the Concerned Youth of Buipe in the Northern Region has expressed concern over what they say is the government’s delay in establishing a shea butter processing plant promised the area.

(KARAGA):
World Food Programme patronizes Ghanaian rice
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The World Food Programme has purchased 1,433 metric tons of Ghanaian rice worth 780,000 dollars as part of its growing trend of purchasing locally to benefit farmers.

HO :
Women urged to push harder for greater influence
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Women in the formal sector have been urged to be assertive in claiming their rights as women and workers without shirking their duties and responsibilities.

(KPEVE) SOUTH DAYI :
Alleged child traffickers arrested at Kpeve barrier
Wednesday, March 24 2010

A middle-aged woman referred to only as Ama from Apam in the Central Region and Kwame Oboh, a fisherman at Kwamekrom in the Volta Region, have been arrested for trafficking a 14-year-old class five pupil over whom they were quarrelling.

ACCRA:
MOWAC pushes for probe into women’s killings
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs, MOWAC Wednesday, appealed to the Police to conduct thorough investigations and ensure the culprits in the gruesome murder of some women are arrested and prosecuted.   

(TAKORADI) STMA:
Legal backing for drilling of oil and gas soon
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has said the government would complete all the legal processes for the drilling of oil and gas before the commencement of the commercial production of oil in November.

(TAKORADI) STMA:
Gov’t to invest oil revenue in the economy
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The government is to invest oil revenue in various sectors of the economy such agriculture, education, health, infrastructure and human resource development.

NATIONAL:
Gov’t bails-out TOR with GH¢ 445 million
Wednesday, March 24 2010

The Government has made available a whopping GH¢ 445 million bail-out package to the Tema Oil Refinery to enable it defray part of its indebtedness to the state owned Ghana Commercial Bank.

(BONSUA) OFFINSO SOUTH:
Sensitize pupils on personal hygiene - Nurse
Wednesday, March 24 2010

A Superintendent Community Health Nurse, Ms Patricia Brobbey, has said there is the need to aid school children through education to observe personal hygiene.     

(DABALA)SOUTH TONGU:
Sogakope-Akatsi road inaugurated
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Stakeholders in the newly constructed 22-kilometre Sogakope-Akatsi road  have been asked to ensure proper maintenance of the road to enhance its lifespan. 

(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH:
HINI virus hits Okuapeman SHS
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Six students of the Okuapeman Senior High School at Akropong Akuapem have been infected with the HINI virus.   

TAMALE:
Industries urged to focus on reducing poverty- Director
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Mr. Alhassan Musah, Executive Director of the Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), Tamale NGO, has appealed to industries to refocus attention on addressing poverty. 

TECHIMAN:
I believe in dialogue not war - Oseadeeyo Ameyaw
Wednesday, March 24 2010

Oseadeeyo Akumfi Ameyaw IV, Omanhene of Techiman, has stated that the chiefs and people in the area believed in dialogue and that he would resort to the law courts to seek redress in the Tuobodom issue.  

EJURA/SEKYEDUMASE:
Two-year-old boy killed in a highway robbery attack
Wednesday, March 24 2010

A two-year-old boy was killed when a highway robbery gang opened fire on a 207 Mercedes Benz passenger bus on the Ejura-Aframso road on Tuesday night.   

NATIONAL :
Government settles part of TOR’s debt to GCB
Thursday, March 25 2010

Government has paid GH¢445 million to settle part of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR’s) indebtedness to Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).

(GARIZHEGU) TAMALE :
Police puts Regent of Gazeregu on wanted list
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Northern Regional Police Command, has declared Alhassan Tia, Regent of Garizhegu, a community in the Tamale North Constituency, and other man also called Tia, as wanted persons.

(NAKPANDURI) TAMALE :
Policeman shot at Nakpanduri
Thursday, March 25 2010

A police man was hit by a stray bullet at Nakpanduri in the Bunkprungu/ Yunyoo District of the Northern on Tuesday March 23, over a struggle between an irate youth and the police in the area.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
IGP warns against torture in cells
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye, has asked station officers not to instigate or tolerate any act of torture, cruelty, inhuman or degrading treatment against any suspect.

(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH :
17 year old in court.
Thursday, March 25 2010

A 17-year-old student of the Hecta International School at Akim Oda, who forcibly had sex with a 14-year-old girl from the same school, has been remanded in police custody by the Akim Swedru Circuit Court.

NATIONAL :
NDC supporters on rampage.
Thursday, March 25 2010

Angry supporters of the ruling National Democratic Congress have locked out national officers at the national headquarters of the party.

CAPE COAST :
Government is not doing teachers a favor.
Thursday, March 25 2010

Professor Lawrence Owusu Ansah, Head of the English Department of the University of Cape Coast, has observed that negotiations of teachers’ remuneration is a critical index of quality education.

TEMA :
Child traffickers arrested.
Thursday, March 25 2010

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rebecca Nyamah, Tema Police Regional Office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), has said that the Unit had in its custody two suspected child traffickers.

AMA :
Porter jailed.
Thursday, March 25 2010

A 50-year-old porter, Osman Ibrahim, who defiled a 13-year-old pupil, was on Wednesday sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Phone snatcher in police custody
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Wamfie Magistrate Court presided over by Justice Atta-Owusu Kaakyire, has remanded 23 year old unemployed, Nasuru Musah, a notorious mobile phone thief to two weeks in prison for allegedly stealing a pastor’s mobile phone.

TALENSI-NABDAM :
Schools to get institutional toilets, water facilities
Thursday, March 25 2010

Five primary schools in the Talensi­ Nabdam District of the Upper East Region are to benefit from latrines and water facilities to curb the worrying problems of water and sanitation in these schools.

(ANYIMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Falling Kasapa mast destroys property at Anyima
Thursday, March 25 2010

Many buildings and other property of some households were destroyed and a goat killed at Anyima, a farming community in the Kintampo South District in the Brong Ahafo Region, when a mast belonging to Kasapa, a telecommunication company, collapsed during a rainstorm.

(LEGON) GA EAST :
UG to deal with rioters
Thursday, March 25 2010

Authorities of the University of Ghana (UG) has assured the university community, alumni and the public that appropriate measures would be taken to deal with culprits involved in the disruptive behaviour during the March 13 Congregation on campus.

NATIONAL :
Finatrade supports ICT.
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Finatrade Foundation, has presented GH¢25,000 to the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE), to support ICT skills development at the Senior High School (SHS) level.

NATIONAL :
Indian rice and matters arising.
Thursday, March 25 2010

An officer of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), has told an Accra Fast Track High Court that transactions on rice imported from India did not receive explicit approval from the National Investments Bank (NIB) Board.

NATIONAL :
COMOG upset with christian preachers
Thursday, March 25 2010

Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG) has cautioned preachers to be careful, circumspect, well-informed and properly educated about other religions, especially Islam, and demonstrate wisdom while talking or preaching about great leaders like Holy Prophet Mohammed (pbuh).
  

BOLGATANGA :
U/E Health Directorate adjudged Best Practicing Health Institution
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Alhaji Doctor Mohammed Bin Ibrahim has stated that in spite of the fact that the Upper East Regional Directorate of Health Services faces numerous logistic challenges it is the best practicing health institution in the country.

(TARKWA) TARKWA-NSUEAM :
Alternatives to water quality water a challenge - Bagbin
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Minister for Water Resources Works and Housing, Hon. Alban S. K. Bagbin has observed that it has become extremely difficult to implement viable solutions that are sustainable to address challenges that confront water quality in the country.

BOLGATANGA :
Reverend Father calls for religious tolerance
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Reverend Father Henk Bonke, of the Missionaries of Africa of the Catholic Church, has urged Christians to learn to respect the views and interests of other religious bodies.

(NORTH NKWABENG) SUNYANI :
Gunmen kill teacher in Sunyani
Thursday, March 25 2010

A 60-year-old teacher was murdered in cold blood by some unidentified gunmen last Friday at North Nkwabeng in the Sunyani Municipality.

(KWATIRE) SUNYANI WEST :
Sunyani West District appeals for assistance to extend water supply
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Sunyani West District Chief Executive, Hon. Kwadwo Osei Asibey has called on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and philanthropists to augment the efforts of the district assembly to provide potable water to deprived communities in the area.

NATIONAL :
Carl Wilson booted out
Thursday, March 25 2010

Reports indicate that the embattled Chairman of the Confiscated Vehicle Allocation Committee, Mr Carl Wilson, has been sacked.

GA SOUTH :
Government appreciated.
Thursday, March 25 2010

School children in the Ga South municipal  in the Greater Accra region have expressed gratitude to goverment for introducing the free school uniform policy, increasing the capitation grant  and expanding the school feeding programme.

(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM :
Tomato Factory to process 500,000 tons daily
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Northern Star Tomato Factory at Pwalugu in the Upper East Region is now in a position to operate at full capacity.

(NUASO) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
Elder in "Juju" scandal
Thursday, March 25 2010

A Pentecost elder, who is said to have stolen GH 33, 000 belonging to his employer and later consulted a fetish priest to allegedly kill his boss for resorting to the courts to retrieve his money, has been arrested by the Nuaso police in the Lower Manya Krobo district of the Eastern region.

GOMOA EAST
97.000 books goes to public schools.
Thursday, March 25 2010

The government has allocated 97,000 exercise books for distribution to pupils in public basic schools in the Gomoa East District.

YENDI:
Yendi murder suspect in police grips
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Northern Regional Police Command has arrested Sofo Alhassan, 27, for allegedly murdering his step mother in Yendi on Monday.

(ANYAKO)KETA:
Boreholes to solve the Anyako water shortage
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is exploring the possibility of tapping water from boreholes for processing and distribution to Anyako and its environs, hit by an acute water shortage for the past five years.

(WUDZEDEKE)ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
Wudzedeke gets CHPS Compound
Thursday, March 25 2010

Mr Michael Kobla Adzaho, District Chief Executive of Adaklu-Anyigbe, has commissioned a 59,000 Ghana Cedi Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound at Wudzedeke and urged the people to register with the National Health Insurance Scheme.

ACCRA:
Parliament goes on recess
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Speaker of Parliament, Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo has called on parliamentarians to sensitize the general public on the functions of the house especially its oversight role over the Executive.

BEKWAI:
Bekwai NPP executive heal wounds in the party
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Asante-Bekwai Constituency Executive of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has stepped up efforts to heal wounds and unite the party ahead of the 2012 general election.     

(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asantehene calls for efficiency in tax collection
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on the government to ensure that more efficiency is brought into the tax collection system.   

(TAKORADI)STMA:
Western Region road contractors elect new executives
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Western Regional Association of Road Contractors has elected new executives to serve a four-year term. 

MAMPONG:
Magic charms fail suspected robber
Thursday, March 25 2010

A 26-year suspected armed robber at Ehiawoanwu near Asante-Mampong, who believed he had a magic charm that could shield his body from bullets and therefore dared a friend to fire at him, ended up a dead man.   

(TAMALE) TAMA:
Yendi murder suspect in police grips
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Police on Wednesday arrested Sofo Alhassan, 27, for allegedly murdering his step mother in Yendi on Monday.  

(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH:
Chinese in court for illegal mining
Thursday, March 25 2010

Seven Chinese were on Tuesday put before the Assin Foso District Magistrate Court charged with conspiracy and mining without license.

(MOZANO) GOMOA WEST:
Tettey-Enyo assures of adequate space for high schools
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, has assured the nation that no student who qualifies for admission into Senior High School in September 2010 will be out of school for lack of accommodation.  

(KWAMO) EJISU-JUABEN:
Assembly vows strict enforcement of sanitation by-laws
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly says it will prosecute people in the municipality who refuse to keep their environment clean.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Ashanti to hold maiden educational fair
Thursday, March 25 2010

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) and the Varaderos Eventx Solution, a professional events planning and management firm based in Kumasi, are to jointly hold the first ever educational shopping fair in the Ashanti Region.        

AKATSI:
Akatsi Sec-Tech head in trouble
Thursday, March 25 2010

Tutors of the Akatsi Secondary Technical School have petitioned the Serious Fraud Office, (SFO) to investigate the headmaster) of the school for financial impropriety and non-compliance to procurement regulations.

(KALEO) NADOWLI:
Chief calls for extensive public education on SADA
Thursday, March 25 2010

A traditional ruler in the Upper West Region has called on the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to extensively educate the public on its programmes and opportunities.  

(DAMONGO)WEST GONJA :
Gonja codifies customary laws
Thursday, March 25 2010

A validation workshop aimed at ascertaining the validity of data collected from the Gonja Traditional Area on Gonja family and land laws has been held at Damongo.

NATIONAL :
Ghana Boundary Commission gets presidential assent
Friday, March 26 2010

The President, John Evans Atta Mills, has given his assent to the Ghana Boundary Commission Bill passed by Parliament a fortnight ago under a certificate of urgency.

NATIONAL :
Anane, 9 others to be charged by Monday
Friday, March 26 2010

The Former Minister for Roads and Transport, Dr. Richard Anane was on Thursday, March 25, interrogated by the Police CID headquarters over his role in the failed Ghana International Airlines.

BAWKU:
Printed Damba Festival T-Shirts Cause Confusion in Bawku
Friday, March 26 2010

Security personnel in the Bawku Municipality on Wednesday appealed to Kusasis in the area to desist from harassing those wearing T-Shirts printed for the Damba festival that is to be celebrated in Bawku.

NATIONAL :
Government suspends increase in tariffs
Friday, March 26 2010

The government has decided to suspend any increases in electricity tariffs being anticipated by power producers until August 2010.

NATIONAL :
Danger: No drugs for mental patients
Friday, March 26 2010

Three of the country’s main public psychiatric hospitals - Accra, Pantang and Ankaful have been hit by an acute shortage of drugs for mental patients.

AHANTA WEST :
Prevent indiscriminate development, environmental degradation in oil communities
Friday, March 26 2010

Participants at a day’s seminar on Wetlands Conservation have called on the authorities to prevent environmental degradation by checking indiscriminate development in communities where oil has been discovered.

SUNYANI :
Methodist youth holds biennial Assembly
Friday, March 26 2010

The Sunyani Circuit Youth Organiser of the Methodist Church, Mr Joel Afrifa-Kyei has challenged the leadership of the church, to encourage and support the youth to occupy their rightful places in society.

(LA) AMA :
Hospital appologises to patients
Friday, March 26 2010

The La General Hospital has issued an unqualified apology to a patient who was alleged to have been assaulted by some nurses of the hospital.

(NTOTROSO) ASUTIFI :
Official appeals to women to participate in politics
Friday, March 26 2010

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of the Department of Women, Mrs. Melonin Asibi has appealed to women to get actively involved in district assembly elections.

BAWKU :
Bawku MP wins another case
Friday, March 26 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mr Adamu Daramani Sakande, Thursday won another legal victory over the cattle farmer who instituted legal action against the MP at the High Court last year.

ASHAIMAN :
Porters for peer education.
Friday, March 26 2010

About 30 men and women porters selected from Ashaiman market and its environs have undergone a three-day training to become peer educators on HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) issues.

NATIONAL :
Annual Meeting of African Bankers Institute opens
Friday, March 26 2010

Central Bank Governor, Kwesi B. Ammisah-Arthur, has said employee engagement was key to business success in the competitive global environment.

TEMA :
Fuel pump operator convicted.
Friday, March 26 2010

The Tema Circuit Court ’A,’ has convicted a fuel pump operator to a fine of GH¢8,000 for forging documents and stealing.

NATIONAL :
Carl Wilson denies allegation
Friday, March 26 2010

The former head of the Confiscated Assets Committee is crying foul over his dismissal for alleged corruption.

(ACHIMOTA) AMA:
Swine flu in Achimota school.
Friday, March 26 2010

The Achimota School has reported the outbreak of H1N1 Flu otherwise known as the ‘Swine Flu’.

ACCRA :
Ministry settles arrears of Doctors
Friday, March 26 2010

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has released about 600,000 Ghana cedis being refund of arrears of rent deducted from doctor’s salaries from January 2009 to March 2010. Another payment of more than 27,000 Ghana cedis being payment of arrears to doctors in private rented accommodation or own accommodation has been effected.

AKATSI:
Accra/Akatsi highway increases business in markets
Friday, March 26 2010

Completion of the Tema/Aflao highway up to Akatsi has increased the business in the Akatsi and Dabala markets considerably. 

WEST MAMPRUSI:
21 houses razed down
Friday, March 26 2010

Confusion over the construction of speed ramps between two communities has led to the razing down of 21 houses, including a tailoring shop at Nakpaya near Nasia in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.

TAMALE:
Ghana to collaborate with WHO on TB
Friday, March 26 2010

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that out of every 100,000 people in Ghana, it is expected to find 353 cases of all forms of tuberculosis (TB) among them.  

TAMALE:
Don’t influence youth negatively-Dakpema
Friday, March 26 2010

Dakpema, Na Alhassan Dawuni, Chief of Tamale, has advised people in leadership positions not to influence the youth to engage in negative acts that would derail Ghana’s development.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Korea joins Ghana to improve energy sector
Friday, March 26 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government is collaborating with the Korean government and other partners to secure a 330 KV transmission line to boost the country’s electrification programme.

ATWIMA MPONUA:
JHS robber shocks court
Friday, March 26 2010

A 19 year old Junior High School student shocked court officials and audience when he revealed he shares booty from his robbery acttivity with an elderly man who gave him a locally manufactured gun.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Opoku Manu endorses women’s progress
Friday, March 26 2010

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku-Manu, has said the government will give every necessary support to women to become economically self-dependent.

(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH:
Trader convicted for causing nuisance
Friday, March 26 2010

A trader from Assin Fosu, Abena Atta, was on Thursday fined GH¢24.00 by the Assin Fosu District Magistrate’s court for causing
nuisance.   

(AKYEM WENCHI) KWAEBIBIREM:
Potable water for communities in Kwaebibirem
Friday, March 26 2010

The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr
Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, together with the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Ahmed Baba-Jamal, has cut the  sod for the construction of a small town water project system for the people of Akyem Wenchi, Dwenase and Apinamang.

(TAMALE) TAMA:
Consumers express concern about power outages
Friday, March 26 2010

Participants at a public forum organised by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) in Tamale have expressed their displeasure at the frequent power cuts without any warnings from the utility companies and complained that this is damaging their personal as well as commercial gadgets and equipment.

(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
Institutions urged to support small scale farmers
Friday, March 26 2010

The Catholic Bishop of Wa, Most Reverend Paul Bemile, has urged public authorities to improve services for small scale farmers to enable them increase food production and income levels.   

(TAMALE) TAMA:
Andani family charges gov’t to find killers of Ya-na
Friday, March 26 2010

Aggrieved family members of murdered overlord of Dabgon, are reminding government to make good its campaign pledge of arresting perpetrators of the crime.

(ABOADZE) STMA:
Aboadze starts to generate power from WAGP gas
Friday, March 26 2010

The Aboadze Thermal Plant has started to generate electricity with gas from Nigeria delivered by the West Africa Gas Pipeline.

(PWALUGU) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Para-military training begins
Saturday, March 27 2010

A six-week para-military training for 498 Community Protection Assistants recruited by the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) throughout the country has begun at the Regional Police Training School at Pwalugu in the Talensi Nabdam District of the Upper East Region.

STMA :
Offshore Jubilee Project makes progress
Saturday, March 27 2010

Subsea installations by Tullow Ghana Limited, Operator of the Jubilee Field, on the offshore Jubilee Project, continues on schedule with the laying of the umbilicals by the Olympic Triton now well under way.

NATIONAL :
Government urged to build more juvenile courts
Saturday, March 27 2010

The Acting Manageress of the Boys Remand and Girls Correctional Centre at Osu, Mrs Georgina Mensah has appealed to government to build more juvenile courts for the expeditious trial of cases involving young offenders.

ELLEMBELLE :
Fishing activities halted in Jomoro, Ellembelle districts
Saturday, March 27 2010

Greenish weeds, known as algae, which have totally taken over the sea in Ellembelle District in the Western Region hampering fishing activities, has now spread to the neighbouring Jomoro District, with the worst hit communities being Kikam, Asemkor and Asanda among others.

(NSAWKAW) TAIN : Chief applauds Bui Power Authority
Saturday, March 27 2010

The chief of Bui Village, Nana Kwadwo Wuo II, has expressed delight at the relationship between the administration of the Bui Power Authority (BPA)and the communities affected by the Bui Power Project.

BOLGATANGA :
Delay of SSPP would result into industrial action-GNAT
Saturday, March 27 2010

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has warned that any excuse by Government to delay the implementation of the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) would result in industrial action.

NATIONAL : 2010 SHS admissions : No fears, gov’t rolls out GH¢45m programme
Saturday, March 27 2010

A crash Programme is being rolled out by the government to construct six-unit classroom blocks and dormitories for each of the 495 senior high schools to provide accommodation for students due for admission in the 2010/11 academic year.

NATIONAL :
Six former officials file writ against CHRAJ Commissioner
Saturday, March 27 2010

Six of the seven former public officials being investigated in the Mabey and Johnson bribery case, have filed a writ against the Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr Emile Short.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t confirms stopping cheques for ex-officials
Saturday, March 27 2010

Government has confirmed stopping cheques for additional payments of gratuities to former ministers of state.

HO :
Internal security can be breached.
Sunday, March 28 2010

The future of Ghana’s internal security risked being compromised unless the resource constraints of the Police Service and the welfare of its personnel were vigorously tackled.

(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Dansoman circuit 20 years old
Sunday, March 28 2010

The Dansoman Circuit of the Methodist Church of Ghana, has climaxed activities marking its 20th anniversary celebrations with a call on Christians to be "the salt of the world by living righteous lives".

KWAEBIBIREM :
Assembly men want ex-gratia
Sunday, March 28 2010

Members of the Kwaebibirim District Assembly have appealed to government to offer substantial ex-gratia to members whose term of office ends by the middle of this year to compensate for the sacrifice they had made towards the development of their districts.

NATIONAL :
Government to regulate optometry practice
Sunday, March 28 2010

Dr. Benjamin Kunbour, Minister of Health, has pledged the Government’s resolve to regulate optometry practice in the country through the passage into law of the Optometry Bill.

BOLGATANGA :
Only girls primary and JHS marks 20 years
Sunday, March 28 2010

The Nyariga Donne Mothers Club of Nyariga, in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region, has been commended for establishing the first and only Girls Primary and Junior High in the region.

NATIONAL :
Mpiani, Anane and co for court Tomorrow
Monday, March 29 2010

The Attorney General’s Department would on Tuesday, March 30, haul before court close to a dozen former state officials who served under Former President John Kufour’s administration to face criminal charges of causing financial loss to the state.

(NIMA) AMA :
Residents refuse demolition of market
Monday, March 29 2010

Residents of Nima, a suburb of Accra, say they will protect the Nima market from being demolished, even at the peril of their lives.

NATIONAL :
Doctors to embark on strike if...
Monday, March 29 2010

The Ghana Medical Association has given government until 5th of April 2010 to settle their call to duty facilitation allowance or they will embark on strike.

KWAEBIBIREM:
Three communities to get potable water
Monday, March 29 2010

The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, and the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Ahmed Baba-Jamal, have cut a sod for the construction of a small town water project system for the people of Akyem Wenchi, Dwenase and Apinamang.

NATIONAL :
Arbor day in the offing.
Monday, March 29 2010

Government is soon to launch a project dubbed: Arbor Day, which will promote the planting of trees nationwide to step up the efforts to properly manage the environment.

ADENTA :
Oil money must support education
Monday, March 29 2010

Mr Kabral Blay Amihere, Chairman of the National Media Commission, has called on government to earmark a percentage of the expected oil revenue to support education.

(LEGON) GA EAST :
President Mills speaks tp medical students.
Monday, March 29 2010

Ghanaian medical students owe their training to the sweats and toils of tax payers, President John Evans Atta Mills has said.

(KWEIKUMA) STMA :
Christians urged to unite people
Monday, March 29 2010

The Presiding Prelate of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church,  Right Reverend David Daniels Junior, has urged Christians to continue Christ’s work of building an inclusive and indivisible society.

BONGO :
Twenty-eight people succumb to CSM in the Upper East Region
Monday, March 29 2010

The Upper East Region has so far registered 228 cases of cerebrospinal meningitis of which 28 have died, the Upper East Regional Deputy Director of Health Services, Dr. James Akpablie has said.

(LEGON) GA EAST :
UG to establish hospital
Monday, March 29 2010

The University of Ghana, Legon, is to establish a teaching hospital soon, Professor Andrew Lawson Provost of the College of Allied Sciences at the University has announced.

NATIONAL :
Zain to get new owners
Monday, March 29 2010

Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading mobile operator in India is to takeover Zain operations in Africa soon.

EFFUTU :
More than 14 thousand pupils received exercise books
Monday, March 29 2010

The Effutu Municipal Directorate of Ghana Education Service (GES), have distributed 147,000 exercise books to 14,230 pupils in thirty-five public schools in seven communities in the Municipality.

(AFLAO)KETU SOUTH:
Diamond Cement to put up jetty at Aflao beach
Monday, March 29 2010

Diamond Cement Ghana Limited (DCGL) at Aflao is to put up a 100 million US-dollar jetty at the coast of Aflao.

NATIONAL :
MTN walks for Haiti.
Monday, March 29 2010

Employees of MTN Ghana, providers of mobile telephony, have embarked on a 14-kilometer walk to sensitize subscribers to support the company’s campaign to raise funds to support the people of Haiti after that country was hit by a massive earthquake.

(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Judge slaps complainant
Monday, March 29 2010

A presiding judge at Wamfie District court, Kaakyire Atta-Owusu, is alleged to have slapped a complainant outside his court for allegedly threatening to curse any official who might deny him justice in an alleged armed robbery case pending before the court.

(KPASSA)NKWANTA NORTH:
Gov’t assures of transparency in award of contract
Monday, March 29 2010

The Nkwanta North District Chief Executive, Mr Paul Levin Gyato, has assured the chiefs and people of Damanko that government was committed to upholding the tenets of transparency in the award of contracts.  

(KUKUOM) ASUNAFO SOUTH :
Health insurance offices closed down
Monday, March 29 2010

The Health Insurance Office at Kukuom in Asunafo South District has temporarily been closed down by the security authorities following a confrontation between the staff and some youth believed to be supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from Kukuom, Sankore, Nobekaw and Kwapong.

(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Youth vandalize prayer ministry
Monday, March 29 2010

Irate youth from Goaso in Asunafo North Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region, last Friday vandalized the Holy Ghost Pentecostal Ministry, also known as "Ogya Nyame Prayer Camp" a prayer healing ministry at Goaso and destroyed property.

MFANTSEMAN :
Zain supports school.
Monday, March 29 2010

The management of Zain, Ghana, has presented educational materials to the Suprudo Methodist School, in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region, to help promote education in the country.

TALENSI NABDAM :
Gare-gbane School children gets free school uniforms
Monday, March 29 2010

Children of Gare-gbane Primary School in the Talensi-Nabdam District in the Upper East Region, would receive free school uniforms and exercise books.

SUNYANI :
Headmistress expresses concern about murder of female teachers
Monday, March 29 2010

The Headmistress of an Islamic school, Hajia Zenabu Joyce Mahama has expressed concern about the murder of female teachers in Sunyani and appealed to the security agencies to investigate and bring the perpetrators to book.

SUNYANI :
Cost of water treatment expensive
Monday, March 29 2010

The Brong- Ahafo Regional the Production Manager, Aqua Vitens Rand Limited, Mr. James R. Fofie-Adjei has appealed to people to change their negative attitude towards the environment as their actions and inactions resulted in expensive treatment of water.

AGONA WEST :
I am not corrupt- DCE
Monday, March 29 2010

Mr Jacob Felix Obeng-Forson, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has denied corruption and incompetent leadership allegations leveled against him by some National Democratic Congress youth of the Agona West Constituency.

AMA :
Public transport must go to GPRTU
Monday, March 29 2010

The Accra-Akuapim branch of the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPTRU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has , appealed to government, to entrust public transportation into the care of the GPRTU.

(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST:
Teachers express concern about poor grammer
Monday, March 29 2010

The Association of Catholic Teachers (ACT) in the Ejisu Deanery of the
Konongo-Mampong Diocese has lashed out at sign writers for their habitual misspellings and incorrect use of the English language.

(TEMA)TMA:
TOR institutes cross default to recover debts
Monday, March 29 2010

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) is embarking on an aggressive debt collection strategy to recover all debts owed it by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMC’s) by the end of the year.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
10 year old murdered.
Monday, March 29 2010

Agya Appiah, a 27-year-old mason and caretaker of the Betel Presbyterian Church, Suhum Bungalow branch, is helping the Suhum police to solve the murder of a 10-year-old class three pupil of the local Anglican school.

TAMALE:
NR records 14 percent increase in murder cases
Monday, March 29 2010

The Northern Regional Police last year recorded 24 cases of murder, representing a 14 percent increase over year 2008’s 21 cases.

KETA:
Change corruption perception about police-Official
Monday, March 29 2010

Mr Johnson Akrofi-Oyirifi, Chief Superintendent of Police in charge of the Keta Division has entreated police personnel to do everything to change the tag on the service as the most corrupt institution in the country.  

NATIONAL:
CHRAJ meets Kamara, others in court over M & J scandal
Monday, March 29 2010

An Order of Prohibition restraining the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) from investigating and or hearing
the Mabey and Johnson alleged bribery scandal has been filed at an Accra Fast Track High Court (AFTHC).   

TWIFO HEMANG LOWER DENKYIRA :
Assembly to honor schools
Monday, March 29 2010

The Twifo-Hemang Lower Denkyira District Assembly would from this year honour schools in the district which will excel in the Basic Schools Certificate Examination (BECE).

NEW JUABEN :
NADMO on the move.
Monday, March 29 2010

The National Disaster Management Organization(NADMO), has embarked on a fire prevention education campaign in schools and workplaces in the New Juaben Municipality.

HO:
Poly students for Youth in Agriculture programme
Monday, March 29 2010

Ho Polytechnic has begun activities towards preparing students in Agricultural Engineering for the Youth in Agriculture programme. 

(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Newmont assures farmers of adequate compensation
Monday, March 29 2010

Newmont Ghana has reiterated its commitment to act with integrity, trust and respect, and in ways consistent with its social responsibilities, values and policies.  

(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
DCE promises open-door policy
Monday, March 29 2010

The Adansi South District Chief Executive, Mr Benjamin Anhwere, has promised to pursue an open-door policy, by "working with all and discriminating against none".   

ACCRA:
Ghana to lose her international investors to neighbours
Monday, March 29 2010

Ghana stands to lose her international investors to Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso among others if the current tariff structure is not changed, Food and Beverages Association of Ghana (FABAG) research has revealed. 

(OFOASE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Omanhene survives assassination attempt
Monday, March 29 2010

The Omanhene of Ofoase Traditional Area, Nana Ampratwum Tiefum II, survived an assassination attempt on Sunday, after he was shot three times by an unidentified gunman. 

(KPEDZE)SOUTH DAYI:
Parents urged not to burden female students at home
Monday, March 29 2010

The Headmaster of Kpedze Senior Secondary School, Mr Gabriel Aku, has advised parents not to over burden their female day-students with house chores to the detriment of their studies.  

(KUMASI) KMA:
2,290 sexual abuse cases recorded in Ashanti
Monday, March 29 2010

The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit of the police service in Ashanti has since its establishment recorded a total of 2,290 sexual
abuse cases.

(PENYI)KETU NORTH:
CEPS seizes contraband wax prints in chapel
Monday, March 29 2010

Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) personnel from Aflao on Wednesday stormed the Lord Brotherhood Church chapel at Penyi in the Ketu North District and seized 11 bundles of wax prints believed to be contraband.

MAMPONG:
Gov’t on course with job creation
Monday, March 29 2010

The Minister of Information, Mr John Akologu Tia, has said government is on course to achieving its goal of turning the economy around to create jobs and wealth for the people.   

HO:
Police and military in "Operation Calm Life" in Ho
Monday, March 29 2010

The Volta Regional Police Command in collaboration with men of the 66 Artillery Regiment has embarked on a joint operation dubbed "Operation Calm Life" aimed at reducing crime in the Ho Municipality and the Region.  

(EJISU) EJISU-JUABEN:
Congestion at Ejisu branch of GCB
Monday, March 29 2010

Customers of the Ejisu branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) are complaining about what they say is the, congestion at its banking hall and are demanding that more space is created.   

(AFLAO)KETU SOUTH:
Use banks in cross border payments-Commander
Monday, March 29 2010

The Aflao Sector Commander of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Mr Evans Klutse, advised the business community to use the banks in cross border payments, to avoid losses through theft, armed robbery and accidents.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Emulate successful people - Kumasi Mayor
Monday, March 29 2010

The Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Samuel Sarpong, has called on the youth to take a cue from people who have genuinely succeeded in life and emulate them.

TAMALE:
Chieftaincy disputes threaten fragile peace in NR
Monday, March 29 2010

Mr. Angwubutoge Awuni, Northern Regional Police Commander, has appealed to the Northern Regional House of Chiefs to expedite action in resolving all the outstanding chieftaincy disputes pending before it to help bring peace to the region.

ACCRA:
No clear cut legal framework to check environmental offences
Monday, March 29 2010

Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), Dr Edward Omane-Boamah, has expressed worry about the lack of national laws to check environmental offences and mismanagement.

(NANDOM) LAWRA:
Nandom-Naa pushes for Codification of customary laws
Monday, March 29 2010

The Paramount Chief of Nandom in the Upper West Region, Naa Dr. Puoure Puobe Chiir VII, has observed that the codification of customary laws on land is the surest way of reducing disputes in the country.   

NATIONAL :
Gov’t absorbs fuel increase for 2 weeks
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The government has decided to absorb the expected increase in fuel prices in the country for the next two weeks.

BAWKU :
Two shot dead in Bawku
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Two people are said to have been shot dead in the Bawku Municipality of the Upper East Region.

ACCRA :
Kyerematen reignites 2012 presidential election campaign
Tuesday, March 30 2010

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. John Alan Kodwo Kyerematen has reignited his presidential ambition, calling on NPP delegates to elect a candidate who could appeal to both party members and floating voters.

(FIJAI) STMA :
Gov’t is committed to improving education - Bosomtwi-Sam
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Deputy Western Regional Minister, Madam Betty Bosomtwi-Sam has said that government was committed to improving the country’s education.

(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
Bibiani Government Hospital receives donation
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Bibiani Government Hospital has taken delivery of equipment and items valued GH¢9,000.00, donated by North-Side Hospital, Atlanta, US.

(SEKONDI) STMA :
Sekondi Railway Station now a den for thieves
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The abandoned Sekondi Railway Station has now become a den for thieves who engage in snatching of mobile phones at night.

ASUTIFI :
Government to regularize illegal mining
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Asutifi District Chief Executive, Eric Addae has said the government has no intention to halt or collapse the operations of illegal mining, also known as Galamsey in the country.

(FIJAI) STMA :
Western Region beefs up security
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Western Regional Security Coun­cil (REGSEC) is strengthening various security agencies within the region to effectively patrol the twin-city of Sekondi-Takoradi and its border areas in an effort to maintain peace and order before and during the drilling of oil.

SHAMA :
Assembly members cry for ex gratia
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Assembly members of the  Shama District in the Western Region have expressed disgust at the amount of money being paid as ex-gratia at the end of their four-year term.

ATEBUBU-AMANTIN :
Atebubu-Amantin District worried about land sale
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Members of the Atebubu Amantin Assembly District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region have urged  the management of the assembly to take steps to protect all public lands within its jurisdiction

(KPEVE)SOUTH DAYI:
Weto Rural Bank improves on performance
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Weto Rural Bank in the South Dayi District has raised its net profit to 215,658.47 cedis (449 percent) in 2009 up from 39,304.32 cedis in 2008.

ACCRA :
AFC acquires stake in Kpone Power Project
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a Pan-African financial institution, has acquired a 46 per cent controlling stake in a $450 million power plant being developed in Tema by Cenpower Generation Company, a Ghanaian-owned entity.

YENDI:
I am not seeking refuge in Tamale-MCE
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Municipal Chief Executive of Yendi, Hon. Walvice Adama Hudu Mahama has debunked media reports that he is seeking refuge in Tamale as a result of the weekend hostilities that erupted between him and NDC party supporters.

HO:
Youth urged to be mindful of their health
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Mr Felix Mortey, Chairman of Elorm E.P Church District Council Boys and Girls Brigade, on Saturday advised Ghanaian youth to be mindful of their health. 

(ACCRA)AMA:
Disability is not Inability- Francois
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Mrs Salome Francois, Executive Director and Founder of the New Horizon Special School in Accra, has said that every child whether normal or handicapped should develop to the highest of their capabilities.

ACCRA:
Gov’t probes premix sales in Greater Accra
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The government on Tuesday directed all district assemblies in the Greater Accra Region to audit the sale and revenue collection of premix fuel by Landing Beach Committees following allegations of massive fraud and mismanagement.  

NATIONAL:
Health Service tackles H1N1 outbreak in schools
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The pandemic influenza H1N1 2009, which hit the country in August last year, with travellers as victims, has shifted to schools with the Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate recording about 200 positive cases from January 2010 to present.  

TAMALE:
Select Committee inspects Tamale Sports Stadium
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture  expressed concern about the unfinished portions of the Tamale Sports Stadium, and said it needed to be completed to enhance sports development.  

BAWKU:
Bawku Naba in call for peace
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Paramount Chief of Bawku Traditional Area, Naba Asigri Abugragu Azoka 11, and his elders have condemned acts by the Mamprusis in
Bawku during the recent Damba Festival that was celebrated on March 20.   

(ASOKWA) ADANSI NORTH:
Students urged to play frontline role in politics
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Adanse-Asokwa in the Ashanti Region, Mr K.T. Hammond, has asked students to play a vital and pivotal role in the country’s political dispensation.

(KNUST) KMA:
KNUST to introduce Communication Studies
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is to introduce graduate and postgraduate programmes in Communication Studies. 

(TEMA)TMA:
Gov’t given two-week ultimatum on Tema Shipyard
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Government has been given a two-week ultimatum to come out with its final decision on PSC Tema Shipyard and Drydock. 

NATIONAL:
Cabinet approves bill for northern development
Tuesday, March 30 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday announced that Cabinet has approved the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Bill and would soon present it to Parliament.

AKATSI:
More communities connected to national grid in the VR
Tuesday, March 30 2010

More communities in the Volta Region are being coonected to the national grid to bring the region up to the 65 percent national average coverage of power.

(PATASE) MAMPONG:
Mampong MP invests in educational infrastructure
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante-Mampong, Mr Francis Addai-Nimoh, has spent GH¢15,998 of his share of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) budget to provide sanitation facilities for Mampong Presbyterian cluster of schools.

AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
High student population over-stretching schools
Tuesday, March 30 2010

The Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr. Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, has lamented that high student population of Senior High Schools (SHS) in the region is putting pressure on educational infrastructure and facilities.   

NATIONAL :
Minister condemns unruly behaviour of the youth
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Minister of Youth and Sports,  Ms Akua Sena Dansua has condemned the unruly behaviour of a section of the youth in the country.

NATIONAL :
MTTU to mount special road-checks during Easter festivities
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service would mount special road checks before, during and after the Easter holidays to reduce the high spate of accidents that characterises such festivities.

BOLGATANGA :
Upper East of NDC refutes allegation against Regional Minister
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Upper East Regional Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has refuted an allegation levelled against the Regional Minister, Hon. Mark Woyongo, that he was awarding contracts to opposition party members, relatives and friends instead of NDC members.

BAWKU :
Bawku bans wearing of festival T-Shirts and other paraphernalia
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Bawku Municipal Security Council (BMUSEC) has banned the T-shirts, apparels and paraphernalia that had the names of former chiefs of Bawku printed on them for the Damba festival celebration.

NATIONAL :
Bench warrant for Anane and others if...
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The prosecution in the case in which the former Road and Transport Minister, Mr Richard Anane, and three others are accused of causing financial loss to the state may request the Fast Track High Court to issue a bench warrant for the arrest of three of the accused persons if they fail to appear before the court today, Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NDC youth urged to be steadfast.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Mr. Mahama Ayariga, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry has called on the youth to maintain their confidence in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government and vote for the party in Election 2012.

(ABUAKWA SOUTH) EAST AKIM :
MP on "galamsey" operators
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Ghana would participate in World Expo 2010 scheduled for Shanghai, China, between May and October this year.

NATIONAL :
World Expo to feature Ghana.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Ghana would participate in World Expo 2010 scheduled for Shanghai, China, between May and October this year.

NATIONAL :
CPP appeals to government
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP)has advised the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), to focus on the real business of running government, since the people of Ghana want to see change.

CAPE COAST:
Oguaa STS being housed in temporary structures.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Assistant Headmaster of Oguaa Secondary Technical School, Mr Philip Amonoo, said the school was looking up to the government to provide infrastructure before September else it would not be able to admit new students.

NATIONAL :
Defense counsel resurface.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Defence Counsel for the two soldiers accused of murdering Alhaji Issah Mobilla, former Northern Regional Chairman of Convention Peoples Party (CPP), who withdrew from the case, has resurfaced.

AMA:
Dolton Mayor meets Accra Mayor
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Mr. Ronnie Lewis, Mayor of Dolton in Illinois, USA, paid a courtesy call on Hon. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, in an effort to cement sister relationship between the two cities.

TEMA :
Child maintenance cases reduces.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

A total of 207 child maintenance cases were recorded by the Tema Metropolitan Office of the Social Welfare Department in 2009.

GA SOUTH :
Assembly revenue generation on course
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Ga South Municipal Assembly bagged GHc656,731.06 out of the estimated revenue of GHc1,067,647 in 2009, representing 61.5 per cent of the total budget.

AOWIN SUAMAN :
Aowin Suaman Assembly holds review meeting
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Aowin Suaman District Assembly in the Western Region has organised a two-day review performance for heads of department in the district.

SUNYANI :
Government asked to review trade policy- AGI
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has called on government to review the country’s trade policy to facilitate industrial growth and economic development.
 

AGONA WEST :
Assembly on the heels of drivers
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Agona West Municipal Assembly has put in place measures to clamp down drivers who refuse to load at lorry parks in its efforts to improve on revenue generation.

SEWFI WIAWSO :
Cocoa trees in Sui River Forest Reserve destroyed
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has cautioned that government would punish any official who would be caught selling or releasing part of forest reserve for illegal farming and small-scale mining.

BAWKU :
Tea Seller shot dead in Bawku
Wednesday, March 31 2010

A 51-year old tea seller, Mr Sule Adiya was on Monday night shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bawku.

SEFWI WIAWSO :
Parliament to ensure mining companies conform to standards
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands and Forestry has vowed to make sure that the operations of mining companies in the country conformed to environmental safety standards.

TEMA :
Welfare department -staff make contributions
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the Social Welfare Department which is to provide support to the vulnerable in the area is itself vulnerable.

TEMA :
I do not take bribes-Judge
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Mrs Laurenda Owusu, Presiding Judge of the Tema Circuit Court ’A,’ has declared that she does not take money from accused persons in dispensing justice.

(YEJI) PRU :
Transport Ministry will Improve Lake Transport - Mike Hammah
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Ministry of Transport has received a two-million-dollar grant from the World Bank to procure pontoon engines to facilitate and enhance lake transportation.

(ENYAN DENKYIRA) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Pension payments to be supported
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Mr Pat. K Eduful, Enyan Denkiyra Rural Bank Manager, has announced plans by the financial entity, to create a Special Front Desk to facilitate the payment of pension claims.

BAWKU WEST :
Healthcare Project Coordinators inducted
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Northern Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has inducted three Project Coordinators of Primary Healthcare into office.

NATIONAL :
Road show on SSPP.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), has embarked on a nationwide road show to provide workers with information to deepen their understanding about the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP).

(JAMES TOWN):
Boxer assaults wife and in-law
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as ‘Bukom Banku’ is alleged to have assaulted his wife and brother-in-law.

NATIONAL :
Workshop for Ghana police.
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Fraternal Order of Police, an independent police support group dedicated to assisting the Ghana Police Service will organise a parallel workshop on the 12th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Accra.

(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE EAST:
NDC activists advised to close ranks
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Kwabre East Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Awal Aziz, has asked the party’s activists to close their ranks and work hard to promote its growth.

(KUMASI) KMA:
KMA establishes sister-city relations with seven cities
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has entered into sister-city relations with major seven cities across the world to help inject some pace into the development of Kumasi.   

NATIONAL :
Prosecution waiting for tape
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Prosecution in the case of Nana Darkwa Baafi, the man who accused former President Rawlings on Radio, of burning his house on Monday said they have not yet received the tape recordings from Top Radio.

LAWRA:
Health Director advocates for proper sanitation practices
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Lawra District Director of Health Services, Dr. Sebastian Sandaare, has called on parents and teachers to instil in children the habit of cleanliness and proper environmental sanitation practices.  

KETU NORTH:
More communities connected with electricity
Wednesday, March 31 2010

More communities in the Volta Region are being coonected to the national grid to bring the region up to the 65 percent national average coverage of power.

(KUMASI) KMA:
NGO presents cheque of US$43,000 to KATH
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Smile Train, an international Child-oriented non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in Nigeria, has presented a cheque of US$ 43,000 to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in support of its’ Cleft Clinic.   

HO:
2010 Census will be best ever - Statistician
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Dr Grace Bediako, the Government Statistician, said the 2010 Population and Housing Census would be the best ever.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Man on GHC 800 bail
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Kade District Magistrate Court presided over by Mr Abdul Majid Iliasu, on Monday granted GH¢800 bail to Alex Odame, a farmer, who was arraigned before the court for stealing fermented cocoa beans belonging to a female farmer.

(ADA) DANGME EAST:
Alan receives overwhelming endorsement
Wednesday, March 31 2010

A presidential hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Alan Kyerematen, on Tuesday took his campaign to three constituencies in the Greater Accra Region and received overwhelming endorsement from party members who said without him 2012 would elude the NPP.   

HOHOE:
Scientists discover rare variations of maize gene
Wednesday, March 31 2010

A team of scientists has discovered rare variations of a maize gene (crtRB1) that could lead to an 18-fold increase in beta-carotene content of maize in an academic research setting.

TAMALE:
Girls advised to strive to achieve success
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Mrs. Clara Beeri Kassar-Tee, a lawyer, has told girls from the northern part of the country not to give up but keep on fighting hard till they achieve their goals despite difficulties they might face.

(TAKORADI) STMA:
USAID commits $25 million to develop Western Region
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to spend about 25 million dollars in the Western Region over the next four years.     

TAMALE:
Solar electricity for sheanut picking areas
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Ghana COCOBOD is installing solar panels in sheanut picking communities and farms in the three northern regions to reduce the rate of snake bites and to ensure that all sheanuts are picked from the field.

OBUASI:
Registration exercise receives encouraging response
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The National Identification Registration exercise has received enthusiastic response in the Obuasi Municipality in the Ashanti Region with long queues at most of the registration centres.

(WELLEMBELE) SISSALA EAST:
Fisherman drowns on fishing expedition
Wednesday, March 31 2010

A 45-year-old redeployed Agricultural Extension worker now engaged in fishing, Mr. Klyben Tatia, has drowned while fishing in a dam on the outskirts of Wellembelle in the Sissala East District.

HO:
Ho Polytechnic strategizes to meet industries’ skill needs
Wednesday, March 31 2010

Staff of the Engineering Department of the Ho Polytechnic is meeting with counterpart educators from the UK and representatives of industry to brainstorm on making the school’s curricula relevant to industry.   

HO:
MTN Foundation, secret of MTN’s success story
Wednesday, March 31 2010

MTN Foundation is one of the secrets behind the success of MTN-Ghana, Mrs Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, Senior Manager Corporate Communications of MTN-Ghana, has said.

NATIONAL:
Gov’t moves to tackle communication challenges
Wednesday, March 31 2010

The Minister of Information, Mr John Tia Akologu, Wednesday announced that government plans to organize a workshop for sector Ministers to discuss how mass communication should be done.