Mr. Alex Antwi-Boasiako, Municipal Chief Executive of Assin North, said projects initiated by the assembly to give the area a facelift, and improve upon the socio-economic wellbeing of the people were progressing.
The assemblyman for Anomabo Electoral Area within the Mfantseman Municipality, Justice K. Arthur has appealed to the assembly to provide the community with adequate refuse containers to improve sanitation in the area.
The Public Relations Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Numo Blafo has lamented on the level of indiscipline exhibited by both pedestrians and drivers on the George Walker Bush Highway (N1).
The Eastern Regional Minister, Dr. Appiah Kubi Akyem has urged government officials at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to embrace the composite budget as a way of promoting decentralization at the grassroots.
The Saboba District Assembly is putting measures in place to address the health concerns of people in the district, as the Assembly has joined forces with the Ministry of Health to construct a new children’s ward for Saboba hospital.
An ad hoc meeting dubbed “Performance Review Meeting” for 2011 is currently ongoing in Builsa to conduct an assessment of the various departments of the district.
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have expressed readiness to improve the Bosomtwe Lake in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly in its quest to make Accra the “Millennium City” of Ghana had made conscious efforts over the years to halt hawking activities on the streets of Accra.
In a bid to improve transportation in the area, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region has awarded contract for grading works to commence in some selected communities in the metropolis.
From his own share of the MPs Common Fund, Professor Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi, the Member of Parliament for Techiman North in the Brong Ahafo Region, has financed an ICT project in the area.
For the first time in the history of the Ga West Municipality, storey building school blocks are being constructed in selected schools in the area.
Government is not reneging on its promises to commit resources in improving the quality of education in the system, as a total of 1,000 dual desks have been distributed to various schools in the Yendi Municipality.
A grader worth 301,000 Ghana cedis and two double cabin Toyota pick-Ups, costing 52, 000 Ghana Cedis each have been acquired by the Keta Municipal Assembly from its own resources including the Common Fund.
The Wa Municipal Assembly is taking steps to reshape and improve more community roads in the municipality.
The District Chief Executive for the Garu-Tempane District Assembly, David Adakudugu has unveiled plans by the Assembly to restore a 6 unit classroom block for the Tempane Primary following the fire outbreak which hit the school recently.
The Police service team in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region have been commended for initiating strategies to reduce crime rate in the area and maintaining a serene atmosphere.
Residents of Beposo East, an Electoral area in the Sekyere Central District in the Ashanti Region have complained about poor water situation in the area.
Chief Superintendent David Eklu, Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander, has said the crime situation within the Ashaiman Municipality has been brought under control despite the perception that it’s a haven for criminals.
In the quest to empower people in the crusade against hunger and poverty, the hunger project-Ghana has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chiefs and people of Yilo Krobo to begin an economic assistance programme in the area.
In a bid to enhance transportation networks in the area, the Nkwanta North District Assembly in the Volta Region has completed Rehabilitation works on four (4) feeder roads.
In a bid to bring local governance to the doorstep of inhabitants, Assembly members of the Akuapem North District Assembly in the Eastern Region have been presented with brand-new motorbikes.
Work is steadily on-going on the lockable stores for the Duakwa market in the Agona East District in the Central Region, in order to boost economic activities in the district.
The Panforkrom Vocational School in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region has benefited from a one storey boys’ dormitory block to improve accommodation conditions in the school.
The better Ghana Agenda of the NDC government is gradually gaining enough roots especially in the Bawku West District in the Upper East Region.
The Ga East Municipal assembly has made conscious efforts to improve the water situation in the area by providing more access to potable water.
Realising the impact of dams in the quest to boost Agriculture activities in the area, the Saboba District Assembly has constructed a dam for farmers at Kpegu.
The Akatsi District in the Volta Region has undertaken a number of noteworthy projects to boost education in the area.
Child labour is largely gaining roots in the Lower Manya Krobo district in the Eastern region, as more children are being engaged to do laborious work instead of being in classrooms to learn.
With the view of empowering the economic lives of inhabitants, about 28 newly trained apprentices in the Buwku West Municipality have received start up kits worth GHs 15,000 from the assembly.
After several years of studying under a dilapidated structure students in Cakyiem D/A School in Panfokrom Electoral Area within the Gomoa East District are set to benefit from a new 2 No. 3-unit classroom block to enhance education in the area.
Farmers at Dodome, an Electoral area in the Ho Municipality are calling on the government to support them with processing machines to enable them turn farm produce into finished or semi-finshed goods.
The National Service Secretariat (NSS) boss, Mr. Vincent Kuagbenu has confirmed reports that the government is increasing allowances of service personnel by 20 percent.
Domenase D/A School within the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region is to benefit from a new 6-unit classroom block to improve teaching and learning.
A release cited by ghanadistricts.com has it that two ministers have been relieved of their ministerial appointments.
The District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District Assembly, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has reiterated that under a special programme by government to empower women, it has released a sum of GHS 50,000 to the Assembly in support of women at the local level.
As a means to facilitate service delivery in the area, about 51 motorbikes have been distributed to members and civil servants of the Bosome-Freho District Assembly in the Ashanti Region.
An Opinion Leader, George Ansa-Yeboah in Accra has praised the Mayor of the Accra Metropolis, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije for improving the sanitation situation in the area.
About 3, 377 pupils in various schools within the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have so far benefited from the school feeding programme.
Residents of Obuomu community in the Prestea-Huni-Valley District of the Western Region have had a fair share of the “Better Ghana” agenda, as the community has been connected on the national power grid.
The Bole District Assembly has taken steps to resolve the perennial water shortages for residence of the Bole township.
Zorkor and Soe both communities in the Bongo district will soon enjoy the services of the Police, when efforts by the Assembly to build police posts in these areas fully materialised.
At least 80 individuals from Kologo, a community in the Kassena Nankana East district have been given the opportunity to participate in the Greening Ghana Project.
The wife of the Vice President, John Mahama, Lordina Mahama has presented 20 brand new computers with accessories and universal power suppliers (UPS) to Kwarteng Ankomah Senior High School at Tanoso in the Nkoranza South District.
About 26 individuals who have undergone training in various models under the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) have been presented with some start up kits in the Yendi municipality.
The Wa municipal Assembly has committed some resources to rehabilitate 2-storey office block for the District Education Directorate to boost its operations in the area.
The Vice-President, John Mahama has inaugurated 3 road projects in the Volta Region estimated at $31.72 million.
The National Youth Authority (NYA) has indicated that the time is long overdue for young women in the country to move away from individual gains and come together to support each other as one people for mutual benefits.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) has approved of a 6 unit classroom block to be constructed each for the Krobo Odumase Akro Primary and the Odumase Anglican schools respectively.
The Sissala East District Assembly has released a compilation of list of people to be graduated soon under the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) in the area.
About 57 motorbikes have been presented to Assembly members in the Dormaa Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region to facilitate their work in the area.
Miss Azuno Lilly from Zion International School at Makango, who emerged the overall best student in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the East Gonja District in the Northern Region, has been awarded a sum of GHs 100.
Very Revered Father Joseph Kobina, the parish priest of the St.Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic church at New Yakasi, in the Aowin Suaman District has constructed about five (5) hand dug wells with pumps for the people of Afodowa Electoral area.
A pressure group calling itself the Ghana Free Universal Access to Health Care Campaign is urging the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to expand its stakeholder dialogue base to allow for pressing issues arising from the implementation of the NHIS capitation pilot financing model to be thoroughly discussed.
Plans are far advanced for the construction of major drains in the Accra Metropolis as Government has secured $600million for the project.
As part of efforts to ensure peace in the electioneering period, an inter-party dialogue committee has been inaugurated in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region.
The decision to relocate the national gas plant from Bonyere to Atuabo, in the Western Region was influenced by the national interest, President John Atta Mills has said.
In a bid to improve education and boost the level of tourism in the area about four (4) major projects have been commissioned in the Kpando District in the Volta Region.
As a measure to improve security in the Maame-Krobo Community in the Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region, the Assembly is constructing a police station in the area.
The Akuapim South Municipality has become one of the few areas in the Eastern Region which has created a mark with regards to road infrastructure.
One of Ghana’s prominent Gold mining companies, “Goldfields Ghana” has extended it helping hand to support students in Awudua, an electoral area within the Prestea-Huni-Valley District of the Western Region.
Plights of pupils who study under trees in the Bawku West District Assembly in the Upper East Region will end soon as serious construction works are currently on-going on about 27 classrooms for about 9 basic schools in the area.
The Kpasa Senior High School in the Nkwanta North District of the Volta Region has benefited from a new girls’ dormitory block.
Over 5,000 residents in Amanbate, a community within Assin South District of the Central Region have been asured of quality health care.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Akuapim South Municipal Assembly, Mark Amoako Dompreh has pledged his commitment to improve the financial status of the Assembly.
An opinion leader, Salomey Ayikai in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region has disclosed to Ghanadistrict.com that about 13 schools in the area are currently benefiting from the School Feeding Programme.
Installation of pumps is currently ongoing in about eight communities in the Kadjebi District in the Volta region on boreholes that have been drilled for the said communities.
The Wa Municipal Assembly has allocated resources for the construction of drains in the Wa Township.
North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region is to rehabilitate a number of health facilities in the district especially Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds to get them well equipped to meet the increasing patronage at the facilities.
The MTN Ghana Foundation, a leading telecommunication company in the country, has handed over three-unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities and library to the Akatsi D/A basic school and Tsito Senior High School in the Akatsi District of the Volta Region.
Residents of Nkromain Electoral Area in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essian District of the Central Region have called on government to tar the Nkwamu-Nkromain road to improve transportation in the area.
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr. Alexander Asum-Ahensah has admonished the youth of the country not to be used as instruments for the parochial interest of politicians in this year’s general elections.
In a bid to improve teachers’ accommodation conditions in the area, the Assin South District Assembly in the Central Region is constructing a new teachers’ quarters at Attia Labadi, a community within the District.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Western Region, Christina Cobbinah has distributed free school uniforms and exercise books to students of the Model School to boost education in the municipality.
The Saboba District Assembly has installed a number of street lights at the Saboba township which will help impact the socio-economic status of people living in the area.
Three Cuban Doctors have arrived at the Adidome Hospital in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region to improve the doctor–patients ratio which had been a major concern to stakeholders over the years.
The Sekyere South District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has improved sanitation conditions in the district by evacuating major refuse dumps some of which were about a hundred years.
Provision of potable water to deprived communities in the Nkwanta North District in the Volta Region continue to feature prominently as more communities continue to enjoy the facility
Border towns in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region which are not hooked to the national grid are now enjoying electricity courtesy solar panels.
The Dornkorkrom market is to be provided with additional facilities to make it more business friendly and to attract a lot more traders to patronize it.
Dijango an environ in the Kologo electoral area in the Kassena Nankana East district, has duly benefited from the drilling of borehole to improve the lifestyle of inhabitants in the area.
A new slaughter house to ensure the public is served with healthy and hygienic meat product is nearing completion at Dambai the district capital.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani Municipal Assembly, Kwasi Oppong Ababio has called for concerted efforts to address the challenges that impede the delivery of quality education in the country.
Two major communities within the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly are set to benefit from a twelve (12) and twenty (20) seater toilet facilites each to improve sanitation condition in the metropilis.
Three communities within the Twifo- Heman- Lower-Denkyira (THLD) District of the Central Region have benefited from a 6-unit classroom block each to improve education in the area.
In order to contribute in helping create a platform for easy accessibility of information to all people in the Bongo district, the Assembly is embarking on moves to secure the area a community radio station at Bongo.
A programme has been held today in the Volta Region to ascertain the state of donor funded projects in the 18 district and municipal assemblies in the Region.
Seven thousand tree seedlings are being planted in each of 4 communities including Ayerefia Battor, Matamanu, Njare, Monkrate in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region.
With the view of empowering people with disability to take hold of their future, the Ketu South District Assembly in the Volta Region has disbursed about GHs 60,000 to persons living with disability.
The Standing Committee of the Western Regional House of Chiefs, has reaffirmed its support for the relocation of the Gas Processing Plant from Domunli in the Jomoro District to Atuabo in the Ellembele District of the Region.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has called on the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) to rectified errors ranging from non-payment of salaries, reduction in salaries, non-payment of arrears and reduction in arrears of teachers.
In a bid to bridging the nurse-patients gap in the Bole District in the Northern Region, the district assembly has introduced sponsorship package for students from the district that qualified and are willing to pursue carrier in nursing.
The Chief Executive for Kwabre East District in the Ashanti Region, Adams Iddisah has reiterated the assembly’s plans of developing the human resource base to improve the status of the district.
A total of 168 youth trained under the Local Enterprises and skills Development Programme (LESDEP) and related projects in the SouthTongu District were presented with working tools on Friday.
The Nkwanta North District Assembly has opened tender for the award of contract for a number of infrastructure projects for 2012.
The abandoned maternity block under construction at the Donkorkrom Presbyterian Hospital in the Kwahu North would soon have life breathed back to it following the release of fund for construction to continue.
At least two environs in the Kulbia Electoral Area in the Bolgatanga Municipality are benefiting from some key projects to boost the socio-economic lives of residence.
Parliament has approved the Veterans’ Administration Ghana Bill 2010, which seeks to improve the living conditions of military veterans in the country as it has been said that “a country that does not honor its heroes is not worth dying for”.
Government’s policy to improve teaching and learning in every part of the country is far becoming a reality, as schools, especially those within the most deprived areas have benefited significantly from this national policy.
The Ghana Journalist Association has slammed the recent incidents of attack on media professionals especially when exercising their duties,noting that the act may undermine the role of the media in upholding the people’s right and make informed decisions.
Folks of Obeyeyie, a community in the Amasamam Electoral Area in the Ga West Municipality were full of praise to MTN Ghana Foundation for constructing a 4-unit classroom block for the Anglican Basic School in the area.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has finally been sealed between three parties including the Sissala East District Assembly, World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) to begin the construction of nine dug-outs in the Sissala East district.
Parliament on Wednesday adopted a report of the Joint Committee on Subsidiary Legislation and Local Government on Legislative Instruments (LIs), to establish 100 new Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.
Education still remains a priority in the quest to promote sustainable development in all parts of the country, hence key infrastructure projects are largely being pumped into the sector to improve quality education in the country.
In a bid to improve the status of education in the area, the Jaman South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has secured $103,100 from the Japan government for the construction of a 6-unit classroom block for the Adamsu primary school.
About 100 needy but brilliant students are to receive sponsorship packages to enable them pursue their educational ambitions from the second cycle institutions through to the university.
The District Chief Executive for the Wa East District Assembly, Ameen Salifu has bemoaned the poor state of the road network in the district.
The Jaman North District Assembly has completed works on an Information Communication Technology centre (ICT) in Sampa, the district capital.
The District Chief Executive for the Bole District Assembly, Alhaji Seidu Abudu Sampson has underscored the need for the Assembly to reinforce teachersí education by increasing support for interested persons to enroll in colleges of education.
About 36 local communities in the Saboba district in the Northern
Region have been supplied with light through a solar energy programme in the district.
A new nurses quarters has been commissioned at Mayera, an electoral area in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.
Some residents in the Brawire Electoral Area within the Nzema East
District have leveled allegation against officials of the Electricity
Company of Ghana at Esiama high tension station for charging
exorbitant fees for the installation of new metres.
Twenty-seven teachers were honoured for their contributions towards
promoting education in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region.
People with disabilities in the Kwahu West Municipality in the Eastern
Region have been urged to join the associationís micro finance scheme.
About three hundred and fifty youth from the Volta region under the
security model of the National Youth Employment Programme are under going training in the North Tongu District.
The President Mills’s led NDC government has made conscious efforts as far as elimination of schools under trees are concerned with a number of schools in the length and breadth of the country benefiting form diverse education projects.
Residents in the of Aberful/Samsamso Electoral Area and its surrounding communities within the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region are calling on the assembly to speed-up the on-going electrification project within the area.
In a bid to boost the economic activities of the area, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region is currently converting the Effutu- Manpong Market shed into modern lockable stores.
After several years of studying under a dilapidated shed structure, students in the Twafo Methodist Basic School in Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District of the Central Region have benefited from a 3-unit classroom block.
As part of measures to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly has constructed six unit classroom blocks each for two communities’ within the metropolis.
At least 936 physically challenged persons in the Sawla district have been registered under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to help promote their wellbeing in the area.
Butchers in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region would soon start processing their meat from a modern and hygienic environment.
The Kwahu West District Assembly is doing everything possible to ensure sanity on the roads in the municipality especially in Nkawkaw the municipal capital.
Government has increased the number of health training school in Upper West Region to help address the healthcare needs of the people adequately, Mr. Caesar Kale, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has said.
The Atiwa District Assembly has taken steps to give boost to furniture in the various basic schools in the district as a way of improving facilities to enhance teaching and learning.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a management company has distributed sanitation trucks to district assemblies in the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions.
The second consignments of free school uniforms have been distributed to pupils in the public basic schools in the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti region to boost the level of school attendance in the area.
The District Chief Executive for Wa East District Assembly in the Upper West Region, Ameen Salifu is contending that the government has greatly supported to improve Agric in the district within the last three years.
Nurses at Kulmasa, a community in the Sawla District will soon have respite with accommodation issues, as the Assembly has resolved to construct nurses’ quarters in the area.
The District Chief Executive for Atiwa District Emmanuel A. Twum has appealed to Ghanaians to neglect their political affiliations and see themselves as one people with a common destiny.
About 80 motorbikes have been distributed to assembly members inthe Techiman Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.
One of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) funded projects in the Asante Akim North Municipality in the Ashanti Region has been completed and handed over to appropriate authorities in the area.
The Headmaster for Odina Methodist Basic School in the Gomoa West District, Rev. Owusu Asamoah, has called for the construction of a new Information Communication Technology (ICT) center to assist the teaching and learning of ICT.
Health needs in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region has been given much prominence as Ekwamkrom, an electoral area within the district has benefited from a new Community Health Planning Services (CHPs) compound.
The Eastern Regional Minister designate, Emmanuel Victor Smith (Former Ambassador to Czech Republic) says when given the mandate, he will wage war against illegal mining in the country popularly known as ‘galamsey’ which is common in parts of the Eastern Region, especially the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area.
Work is progressing steadily on district library at Kwabeng in the Atiwa district in the Eastern.
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo is scheduled to visit the Bawku West District today for an outreach programme in most communities in the district.
Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister for Food and Agriculture has said the weekend that the lack of a maintenance culture in the country was causing the nation a great deal of money which could have been channelled into development projects.
The Bole District Assembly is still expanding its street lighting project in some of the communities of the district as it yearns to boost development in the area.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa in the Central Region, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has urged Ghanaians to embrace peace and unity in order to ensure national development.
About forty (40) brand new motorbikes have been presented to Assembly members in the Adansi North District Assembly as part of efforts to improve the welfare of the legislators in the area.
Residents of Acqui-Allah, an electoral area in the Aowin Suaman District in the Western Region can now boast of quality health care as a result of a new health facility that has been provided for the area.
The Bongo District Assembly is doubling up efforts to connect more local communities to the national grid to improve the lives of residence living in the area.
In a bid to improve the level of education in the area, the Adansi South District Assembly has completed major projects for two (2) senior high schools in the district.
As part of efforts to enhance and promote environmental cleanliness, the Kwahu west Municipal Assembly is building eight sanitary facilities for eight communities in the municipality this year.
The government has released GHs39.65 million as feeding grant and subsidies for public basic and senior high schools (SHSs).
As part of the Better Ghana agenda, an Information Communication Technology (ICT) project is nearing completion in the Sekyere South District in the Ashanti Region.
About Nine (9) selected schools within the Agona East District of the Central Region have benefited from Information Communication Technology (ICT) centres, to help improve the teaching and learning of ICT.
The Wa Municipal Assembly has inched closer to ensuring quality education when it collaborated with the Municipal Education Directorate to improve furniture in some selected schools in the municipality.
The District Chief Executive for the Wa East, Ameen Salifu has asserted that, though substantial amount of resources are being injected into education, it is also imperative to go beyond these efforts to orient school kids to appreciate education entirely.
The Yilo Krobo Senior High School may soon have their perennial water shortage that faces the institution resolved following a serious consideration being given the state of water availability in the school.
The Better Ghana Agenda is fast gaining roots in the Western Region especially in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality as more massive development projects are being under taken across all sectors in the area.
The Ghana National Service Scheme (GNSS) has released certificates for National Service Personnel who completed their Service in 2010 and 2011.
As part of efforts to make the area a role model, the Mayor of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Samuel Sarpong has today commissioned ten (10) new development projects for the metropolis.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) would upgrade four feeder roads dubbed: the “Lot VR4 Roads Project” to engineered graveled networks in the Kpando District and Hohoe Municipality.
The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District has received massive infrastructure improvement from 2009 to date through collaborative efforts of government and the district assembly as they try to meet health needs of inhabitants in the area.
The yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly exceeded its revenue target for the year 2011 by GHc14, 694.55 representing 2.44% of the targeted amount and recorded a decline in its expenditure by 3.84% during the same period.
The Bawku West District Assembly is largely promoting quality education in all areas of the district, as adequate numbers of school structures are being constructed to facilitate teaching and learning.
Parliament has approved a Water Purchase Agreement between the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and the Befesa Desalination Development Ghana Limited.
A number of schools facing infrastructure challenges in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region would soon overcome that problem as new classroom blocks being constructed have reached advanced stages of completion.
Government has emphasized its commitment to keep faith with its obligations and policies of ensuring that water and food security meets the need of most vulnerable communities within the country.
The Krachi East District Assembly hopes to collaborate with the RLG
Communications, an indigenous mobile phone assembly company in Ghana to bring information communication technology ICT to the door steps of people in the district.
Contracts have been awarded for the construction of six more classroom blocks under the projects to eliminate schools under tree project.
The Presbyterian Junior High School at Donkorkrom is to be provided a new classroom block to address the accommodation challenge confronting the school.
A total of 879 unemployed persons have within three years been provided jobs in the Upper Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region.
The District Chief Executive for the Lawra District Assembly, Abu Sampson has revealed that the Assembly has opted to further address water shortages in deprived communities by enlightening inhabitants on the need to preserve rain water for use.
The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region have instituted measures to address the falling standard of education in the municipality especially BECE results.
The assemblyman for Krootown Electoral Area in the Prestea-Huni-Valley District, John Impraim has appealed to the Assembly to provide the community with refuse containers to assist put a stop to the continues dumping of garbage at the Islamic Basic School compound.
Ghana will on Saturday, March 24, join the world to commemorate this year’s World TB Day on the theme: “Call for a World Free of TB”.
The Aowin/Suaman District Assembly has funded the construction of a new steel bridge to connect the Torya- Chairmankrom road to in order to improve the bad transportation conditions in the area.
Parliament has approved the formula for the sharing of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) for the Year 2012.
Cost of chemicals for water treatment rose from GH¢11,272,000 in 2011 to GH¢21,733,000 in 2012, due to the worsening condition of the quality of raw water.
After occupying an area council building for many years, the Lambussie Karni District Assembly is to get an office complex by the close of the year.
The National Youth Authority (NYA) has implored the youth and responsible citizens of the country to thread cautiously as they participate in the Biometric registration exercise, so as to get rid of acts which could mar a successful process.
A total of 20 additional boreholes are to be drilled for different communities in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district to address the water challenges in the area.
The Ga East Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has distributed about 28 motorbikes to assembly members to help facilitate their work within the various electoral areas.
A number of island communities in the Nkwanta South District in the Volta region can now enjoy electricity as a result of the provision of solar lights.
A number of basic school blocks in the Kwahu West Municipality have been earmarked to undergo rehabilitation soon to make them safer and more conducive for teaching and learning.
The District Chief Executive for the Bawku West District Assembly in the Upper East Region, Moro Adam Anaba, is calling on government to institute measures that will regulate fixed pricing of agric produce for farmers on the market.
The Biometric registration has taken off smoothly today March 24, 2012 in the entire registration centres within the ten (10) regions of the country with a number of the centres being overcrowded.
A sod cutting ceremony has been held for the construction of two (2) major roads in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam (AEE) District in the Central Region.
The Western Regional branch of The Association of Medical Counter Assistant Ghana (AMCAG) with support of the BUSAC Fund, is advocating the amendment of the national drug policy on medicine dispensation, to ensure quality health care delivery.
The Nkwanta South District Assembly in collaboration with RLG Communications, an indigenous mobile phone manufacturing company in Ghana has established an information communication technology (ICT) centre in the district.
District Chief Executive for Atiwa, Emmanuel Atta Twum has extended appreciation to the Japanese government for extending assistance to the district under the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) scheme to put up a CHPS compound in the district to improve health delivery.
A 31-member Inter-Party Dialogue Committee has been inaugurated at Nsawam in the Akwapim South Municipality of the Eastern Region, at the weekend.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Central Region, Christiana Kobinah has announced the allocation of GHs 2,000.00 each to the various electoral areas within the municipality.
Sanitation in the Sarfo community in the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti Region has been improved following the commissioning of a 16-unit toilet facility.
The Krachi West District Assembly in the Volta Region made good its promise to the people when it expended substantial resources on a number of projects it inherited from the previous administration.
The Wa Municipal Assembly through the “Better Ghana” agenda is still pushing measures to enhance the Wa township roads.
In a bid to inculcate the habit of reading in students, a new library complex has been erected at Abokobi, the capital of the Ga East Municipal Assembly.
The Lambussie Karni district Assembly has completed the construction of 2 semi-detached bungalows meant for some key personnel in the area.
The Tumfa community in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region is being provided with teachers’ quarters to help retain teachers in the community.
Suitable school infrastructure is a significant component in ensuring condusive teaching and learning environment hence government received a lot of commendation for its policy to eliminate all schools under trees in the country.
Two communities in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality in the Western Region have taken delivery of about 15 new life jackets worth GHs 600 to help reduce the frequent loss of lives on the Bonsa River.
Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education on Monday said government would collaborate with stakeholders in the private sector for partnership towards the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) e-school initiative in West Africa.
In a bid to improve teaching and learning, the Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira in the Central Region has constructed 3 and 6-unit classroom blocks for Mbem and Baakondidi Electoral Areas respectively.
As a way of promoting the implementation of grassroot democracy and governance in all areas of the district, the Bongo District Assembly has committed resources to rehabilitate the Soe Area Council building in the district.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East in the Central Region, Martin Luther Obeng, has announced the construction of a modern standard police station at Agona- Duakwa to boost security.
The Government has procured 161 ambulances at the cost of 10 million Euros for the establishment of the National Ambulance Service, Mr. Alban Bagbin, Minister of Health, said at the weekend.
The Paramount Chief of the Aflao Traditional Area, Togbe Amenya Fiti V, has commended the government for the infrastructure development ongoing and earmarked for the area.
The “Better Ghana” Agenda, a vision by President Mills, has gained enough roots in most places in the country, particularly, the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA), one of the new assemblies created by the erstwhile Kufour administration in 2004.
The cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly has awarded contract for the construction of a new slaughter house at Mempeasem, a well noted community within the metropolis.
Education in the Sawla District is increasingly assuming a centre stage to promote development of the entire area.
The Tomfokrom Electoral Area in the Assin South District of the Central Region is set to benefit from a 6-unit classroom block to help improve teaching and learning in the area.
The Bawku West District Assembly is seriously expediting moves to fix most of the poor roads that lie in the district.
Zoomlion Company Limited has called for a more concerted effort and stringent measures among all stakeholders to rid the nation of poor waste management practices, insanitary conditions and their related problems.
The Okwahuman Youth Association, a benevolent youth organization in the Kwahu area, is to organize mock examinations for 310 final year Junior High School (JHS) pupils in 15 selected less endowed basic schools.
Thirty-four dressmaking apprentices have successfully passed out after six months intensive training at Kete Krachi in the Volta region.
Managers of Shine Fm, a new radio station in the Akatsi District in the Volta Region will on Thursday 29 March, 2012, pay a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of the Anlo Traditional Area, Torgbi Sri III at Anloga in the Keta Municipality.
In a bid to boost the standard of education in the area, about 7,000 mono and dual desk have been distributed to selected schools in the Adansi North District in the Ashanti Region.
Maternal mortality rate in the Aowin Suaman District will very soon be reduced as renovation and expansion of the maternity block for the Enchi Government Hospital nears completion.
The District Chief Executive for the Wa East district Assembly, Ameen Salifu has commended government and the Wa East Health Directorate for their efforts in containing certain health issues in the area.
A 12-seater sanitary facility has been constructed for the Pantang Hospital, situated in the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region to improve sanitation conditions in the hospital.
The Vice President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday announced that government has already released GH¢ 100 million as its first tranche of funds for the smooth running of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) activities and that the money has been deposited in SADA’s account.
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi- Nabdam District Assembly, Vivian Anafo has suggested for an increase in the number of technical personnel engaged in the ongoing biometric registration exercise organised by the Electoral Commission (EC).
The Atiwa District Chief Executive (DCE), Emmanuel Atta Twum has called on the citizens of the district to rekindle the communal spirit which help push development communities in the past.
The Dormaa Municipal Assembly has procured assorted furniture to be distributed to deprived schools in the area as part of contributions to improve the standard of education in the area.
The Bolgatanga Municipality is bracing up to host the Upper East Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo for an outreach programme scheduled to take off in Bolga and the surrounding environs by next week.
As part of contributions to improving education in the area, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has constructed a 3-unit classroom block for the Bechem Girls Model Junior High School in the Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region.
School authorities in two communities, Kotokrom and Yahimah in the Sunyani Municipality, have received keys to new classroom blocks valued at GHs 257, 361, 17.00.
Aside the efforts initiated to guarantee the economic wellbeing of inhabitants, the Wa municipal Assembly is also relatively concerned with issues that will promote the delivery of justice in the municipality.
Mr Fiifi Kwetey, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning on Thursday said that President John Evans Atta Mills had chalked out successes in the infrastructure, agriculture and energy development.
The Chief Executive for the Techiman Municipal Assembly, Alex Kyeremeh has been commended by folks of the municipality for improving the level of sanitation in the area.
Works has commenced on the 11-million dollar second phase of the of the Atorkor-Dzita-Anyanui sea defence project in the Keta municipality.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings says the over-reliance on foreign investment by Africa has made it vulnerable to the dictates of the international community to the detriment of African unity and development.
District Chief Executive for Atiwa District Assembly, Emmanuel Atta Twum has bemoaned the low revenue base of the assembly.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region has through the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) created job opportunities some 1,000 youth in the area.
Nii Nortey Dua, Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, has inaugurated three-bed room self-contained housing project for cocoa farmers at Kadjebi in the Volta Region. It is to afford cocoa farmers the opportunity to own decent accommodation at modest cost.
The District Chief Executive for Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese in the Central Region, William Ata Mends has called on fishermen in Moree, a community within the district to take part in the on-going bio-metric registration exercise.
The Klo-Agogo Market in the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region is to undergo rehabilitation to make it more business friendly to traders.
Presiding Member for the Kwahu East District Assembly, Mrs. Doris Opare-Boafo has urged the various assembly members in the district to collaborate with traditional authorities in their areas to accelerate development.
Works are steadily on-going on a new library facility at Agona Swedru in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region to provide suitable place of study for students and the general public.
The newly selected running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the upcoming December general election Dr Mahamadu Bawumia says one of his immediate visions when voted in power is to work effectively to transform the economy of Ghana.
The Magistrate at the Atiwa District Magistrate Court, Mrs. Ankomah Yeboah has described the rate of reported cases of teenage pregnancy as alarming.
The Chief Executive for Kwahu East District Assembly, Samual Asamoah has reassured government’s readiness to establish a district hospital at Abetifi.
Nii Amasa Namoale, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of Fisheries has called for effective traditional management systems to preserve the marine ecosystem.
The Jirapa District Assembly has sponsored about 26 persons in the district comprising Sanitation Guards and Environmental Health Officers to enable them educate the people in the area to observe personal and environmental hygiene.