ATIWA:
Malaria cases decline in district
Friday, March 01 2013

Malaria cases have declined in the Atiwa District and for the first time it is not the top disease as it used to be Mr Tei Djangmah, District Director of Health Services, has said.

SOCIAL:
Speaker swears-in new member of parliament
Friday, March 01 2013

Mr Daniel Kwasi Ashaima, newly elected member of Parliament for Buem constituency in the Volta Region, was on Thursday sworn in by Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, the Speaker of Parliament.

BAWKU:
DCE calls for behavior change in addressing sanitation issues
Friday, March 01 2013

Alhaji Moro Adam, District Chief Executive of Bawku West District, said behavioral change was needed by all to address the sanitation problems bedeviling the country.

AGONA W:
Headmaster pleads to government to reconsider financial Commitments
Friday, March 01 2013

The Headmaster of Agona Swedru National Vocational Training School,Mr Bernard Banaza, has indicated that payment of subsidies to vocational institutions has ceased four years ago, thus pleaded to government to reconsider meeting this provision again.

SOCIAL:
ECOWAS endorses Mumuni, Alan for ACP, WTO top jobs
Friday, March 01 2013

Alhaji Muhammed Mumuni is to serve the unexpired term of Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas as Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States.

 

SOCIAL:
Aviation Fuel Now Available...Can Last For 8weeks Says NPA
Friday, March 01 2013

The National Petroleum Authority has in an official release stated that "Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK)" is now available in quantities that can last more than eight weeks.

HEALTH:
Govt Must Provide Necessary Equipment For Hospitals - GMA Boss
Friday, March 01 2013

Dr Kwabena Opoku-Adusei, President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has asked government to provide the necessary equipment needed by hospitals in the country for effective health delivery.

POLITICS:
Three more sworn in as Council of State members
Saturday, March 02 2013

President John Dramani Mahama Friday swore in three members of the Council of State, with a call on the advisory body to be open and frank with him.He asked members of the council to tell him the truth at all times and help him discharge his responsibilities in the interest of the nation.

POLITICS:
Three more sworn in as Council of State members
Saturday, March 02 2013

President John Dramani Mahama Friday swore in three members of the Council of State, with a call on the advisory body to be open and frank with him.He asked members of the council to tell him the truth at all times and help him discharge his responsibilities in the interest of the nation.

SECURITY:
There is no tension in Bawku - Police
Saturday, March 02 2013

The Police in Bawku have denied reports of mounting tension in the area following allegations of corruption levelled against the service by the residents.

ECONOMIC:
2 bn of 3 bn Chinese loan to be disbursed soon - Minister
Saturday, March 02 2013

Two billion dollars out of the 3 billion Chinese loan is yet to be disbursed.

SECURITY:
Veep assures Police of government’s determination to resource them
Sunday, March 03 2013

The Vice President, Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has assured the Ghana Police Service of government’s determination to resource them to enable them effectively police the citizenry.

SOCIAL:
“Do not dismiss girls who get pregnant in School”
Sunday, March 03 2013

Akyem Afosu, March 03, GNA - The Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC), has indicated that every child has the right to education and therefore it will be an infringement on the rights of a girl-child to be dismissed from school when she is impregnated.

SOCIAL:
Utility providers to face queries from Accra consumers over erratic supply
Sunday, March 03 2013

People of the Greater Accra region will have the opportunity to directly demand better services from Utility Providers.

POLITICS:
Be truthful with me – Mahama appeals to Council of State members
Monday, March 04 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on has appealed to members of the Council of State to advise him on the truth and not what would be pleasant to his ears every day.

YENDI:
Yendi Military-Prisons officers fight is not my fault-MCE
Monday, March 04 2013

The Municipal Chief Executive for Yendi in the northern region says he cannot be blamed for the scuffle that ensued between prison and military officers there after a football match.
 

SOCIAL:
CJ calls for continued support from judiciary
Monday, March 04 2013

The Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood, has urged members of the judiciary to continue to give her the needed support during the remaining period of her mandate.

ENERGY:
Benin, Togo Ask Ghana For More Power
Monday, March 04 2013

A delegation from Benin and Togo, led by the Beninois Minister of Energy, Bathelemy D. Kassa, has met with the Ghanaian Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, to discuss and explore a possible opportunity for increased power supply to Togo And Benin.

ECONOMICS:
Finance Minister to present 2013 budget on Tuesday
Monday, March 04 2013

The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper will present the 2013 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

ENERGY:
ECG must open up to new ideas – Kofi Buah
Monday, March 04 2013

The Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, is asking the management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to open up to new ideas that would ensure efficiency and effectiveness in its operations.

EDUCATION:
’Do not dismiss girls who get pregnant in School’
Monday, March 04 2013

The Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC) has indicated that every child has the right to education and therefore it will be an infringement on the rights of a girl-child to be dismissed from school when she is impregnated.

SOCIAL:
Govt invites US firms to support housing industry
Monday, March 04 2013

The government has extended invitation to firms in the United States of America (USA) to partner local Ghanaian companies to embark on housing projects for workers.

TAMALE:
Contracts of community police personnel terminated
Monday, March 04 2013

The Community Police personnel in the Tamale metropolis have had their uniforms and appointments retrieved by the authorities of the Ghana Youth Employment Development Agency (GYEDA) terminating their contracts.

S AKONTOMBRA:
Education office complex nears completion
Monday, March 04 2013

A new office complex is nearing completion in the Sefwi Akontombra Disrict to be occupied by the Education Service personnel in the area.

KWABRE E:
More streelights installed at Mamponteng
Monday, March 04 2013

Night activities within Mamponteng in the Kwabre East District Assembly in the Ashanti Region is now a joyous one as streetlights have been installed at vantage points in the area.

W GONJA:
MP pledges support to end water problem at Damongo-Laribanga
Monday, March 04 2013

The Member of Parliament for Damongo in the Northern region, Mr Adam Mutawakilu has revealed that serious consultations are underway with the Ghana Water Company Limited and the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing to provide a lasting solution to the water problem at Damongo-Laribanga.

ASHAIMAN:
Traditional leaders appeal to Govt to release land
Monday, March 04 2013

Traditional leaders in Ashaiman have called on the Government to release to them parcels of land that were given to the Free Zones Board for the construction of Schools, Markets and Shopping Mall among others.

TECHIMAN:
Main market to be given a facelift
Monday, March 04 2013

The new Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Eric Opoku has assured the Omanhene, chiefs and the people of Techiman that plans are far advanced to give the Techiman market a facelift.

C COAST:
C/R Minister inspects construction site of stadium project
Monday, March 04 2013

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Enoch Kweku Teye Addo, who assumed office last Monday, February 25 has visited the construction site of the new Cape Coast stadium to inspect work done so far.

SOCIAL:
Minority to participate in budget statement and discussion
Tuesday, March 05 2013

Mr Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Minority Leader of Parliament and Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame Constituency, has said that the Minority Caucus of Parliament will sit in and partake in the budget discussions tomorrow.

ECONOMICS:
Finance Minister Presents Budget Today
Tuesday, March 05 2013

Finance and Economic Planning Minister Seth Terkper will today, Tuesday, present the 2013 budget and economic policy statement of the government to parliament.

 

 

SOCIAL:
Interior Minister declares tomorrow a public holiday
Tuesday, March 05 2013

The Government of Ghana has declared tommorow wednesday  March 6, 2013 as a public holiday.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Service recruits 2600 new staff
Tuesday, March 05 2013

The government, through the Local Government Service, has recruited 2600 new staff to be posted to man various offices at the 261 district assemblies across the country.

HEALTH:
MoH procures 5,000 motorbikes for community health nurses
Tuesday, March 05 2013

The Ministry of Health has procured 5,000 motorbikes for distribution to community health nurses in the country.

W GONJA:
Assembly releases fine health projects
Tuesday, March 05 2013

A number of quality health projects are currently under implementation in the West Gonja district to ensure that residents get better and standard facilities which would be responsive to the challenging health matters in the area.

SOCIAL:
NRSC Calls For Accident Free Easter
Tuesday, March 05 2013

Mr Sebastian Akyeampong, Volta Regional Manager of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) last Friday urged drivers in the Volta Region to work towards reducing the 169 road accidents recorded during the Easter festivities last year.

EDUCATION:
Govt to construct 50 SHS, 10 colleges of edu. this year
Tuesday, March 05 2013

Government has consolidated its plan to help improve educational infrastructure to increase accessibility as many of its intended infrastructure projects have been budgeted for.

HEALTH:
Gov’t allocates GH¢3bn to health sector
Tuesday, March 05 2013

Government has allocated an amount of GH¢3,529,444,056 as part of measures to solve the health needs of Ghanaians and also enable it meet the MDG targets on health.

EDUCATION:
We shall leave an indelible educational legacy – Mahama
Wednesday, March 06 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday promised that his administration would leave an educational legacy that would spur the future generations on to promote massive infrastructural development of the country.

ECONOMIC:
Gov’t committed to tackling fiscal challenges- Finance Minister
Wednesday, March 06 2013

Government has emphasized to tackle the main fiscal challenge which has manifested its self in a high fiscal deficit.

SPORTS:
Gov’t allocates GHC53m for Youth and Sports development
Wednesday, March 06 2013

Government has allocated a whopping 53,872,871 Cedis (28,372,400 dollars) to the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the year.

EDUCATION:
Young teachers urged to appreciate the challenges of teaching
Wednesday, March 06 2013

Mr Samuel Ansah, Director of Teacher Education Division of the Ghana Education Service (GES), on Monday tasked young teachers to tune themselves to the challenges of teaching in a developing country such as Ghana.

SECURITY:
Seven officers injured in Bimoba-kokomba clash
Thursday, March 07 2013

Clashes between Bimobas and Konkonbas have resulted in the injury of seven police officers, three of whom are said in critical condition.

SOCIAL:
UNDP tags Ghana as symbol of democratic stability
Thursday, March 07 2013

Mr Tegegnework Gettu, UNDP Assistant Secretary General and Director for the Regional Bureau for Africa, congratulating Ghana on her 56th Independence Day anniversary, has described the nation as a symbol of democratic stability in Africa.

SOCIAL:
UNDP tags Ghana as symbol of democratic stability
Thursday, March 07 2013

Mr Tegegnework Gettu, UNDP Assistant Secretary General and Director for the Regional Bureau for Africa, congratulating Ghana on her 56th Independence Day anniversary, has described the nation as a symbol of democratic stability in Africa.

SOCIAL:
MamaYe to organise blood donation exercise on March 8
Thursday, March 07 2013

Statistics from the Ghana Health Service reveals that loss of blood during delivery is the leading cause of maternal deaths in the country.

SOCIAL:
GJA National And Regional General Elections Postponed
Thursday, March 07 2013

The Elections Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has postponed the national and regional elections scheduled Friday March 8 to Tuesday March 26, 2013.

BIRIM C:
MCE Inaugurates School Structures
Thursday, March 07 2013

Ms Ophelia Koomson, the Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive, has inaugurated four school buildings in the municipality at separate functions.

BOLE:
DCE calls for collective effort to speed development
Thursday, March 07 2013

The District Chief Executive for the Bole District, Alhaji Sampson Abudu has urged the people of the area to shed their political differences and work together to facilitate development.

SUNYANI:
EPA asks stakeholders to collaborate for water quality in BA
Thursday, March 07 2013

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Directorate of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called for collaboration with stakeholders in ensuring environmental best practices for the early detection of any change in water quality in the Region.

EFFUTU:
37,397 malaria cases recorded in 2012
Thursday, March 07 2013

Residents of Winneba and its surrounding communities in the Effutu Municipality have been advised to isolate themselves from habits that brings about poor sanitation in their respective communities.

SOCIAL:
Supreme Court freezes payment of judgment debt to Isofoton
Thursday, March 07 2013

The Supreme Court has granted the state’s request for a stay of execution in respect of judgment debt payment to Spanish firm, Isofoton.

CHEREPONI:
DCE calls for strong partnership to improve quality education
Thursday, March 07 2013

The District Chief Executive for the Chereponi District Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Seidu Issah Abbah has pledged his commitment to ensure the development of an effective partnership between it and the Ghana Education Service, traditional authorities, Parent-Teacher Association among others to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools.

AFIGYA K:
Don’t allow political differences to undermine nation’s development- DCE
Friday, March 08 2013

Mr Kwaku Kaakyire Oppong-Kyekyeku, the Afigya Kwabre District Chief Executive (DCE), has appealed to all Ghanaians not to allow political differences to undermine the nation’s progress and development.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves three Regional Ministers
Friday, March 08 2013

Parliament on Thursday approved the seventh batch of ministers designate who were vetted last week.

SOCIAL:
Alan Kyeremanten meets Prez Mahama over WTO DG job
Friday, March 08 2013

Ghana’s candidate for the position of Director General of the World Trade Organization, Alan Kyeremanten was at the seat of the Presidency on Thursday March 7, 2013 to meet President John Mahama who has been lobbying for him at all his international engagements.

SOCIAL:
Names Of deputy ministers to be released by weekend - Prez Mahama
Friday, March 08 2013

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday hinted that names of all nominated Deputy Ministers would be released for vetting and approval by Parliament by the end of this week.

E GONJA:
District needs SHS to promote quality education
Friday, March 08 2013

Mr. Alhassan Mumuni, Member of Parliament for Salaga North in the East Gonja District, has appealed to government through the Ministry of Education to consider establishing a Senior High School in the area as part of the 200 Community Day SHS project promised by government.

JAMAN S:
Assembly organises workshop for staff
Friday, March 08 2013

Mr Julius Atta Bediako, Jaman South District Chief Executive, has called for periodic in-service training for staff of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to improve on their performance.

HEALTH:
NHIS suspension: Health Minister promises to pay claims on Monday
Friday, March 08 2013

Health Minister, Sherry Ayitey says claims owed National Health Service providers will be paid by Monday. 

SOCIAL:
Government will continue to resource armed forces
Saturday, March 09 2013

Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, Minister of Defence, has said government will continue to resource the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to ensure that they continue to protect the territorial integrity and national resources.

SOCIAL:
First Lady condemns violence against women
Saturday, March 09 2013

Mrs Lordina Dramani Mahama, the First Lady, has called for a firm stance against violence against women.

SUNYANI M:
Refrain from settling domestic violence issues at home – MCE
Saturday, March 09 2013

Mr Kwasi Oppong-Ababio, Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, on Friday called on parents and traditional authorities to refrain from settling domestic violence cases at home and allow perpetrators to be prosecuted.

SOCIAL:
Apology for attack on Journalists not enough - GJA
Saturday, March 09 2013

The leadership of the Ghana Journalist Association says it has met the Information and Media Relations minister over the attack on some media practitioners by some military officers during the independence anniversary celebration on Wednesday.

ECONOMIC:
Gov’t to expedite action on release of funds to MMDAs
Sunday, March 10 2013

The Finance Ministry is initiating a programme that will eliminate delays in transfer of funds to Ministries, Metropolitan, Departments and Agencies.

SOCIAL:
African Peer Review Mechanism marks 10th anniversary
Sunday, March 10 2013

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Hannah Serwah Tetteh, has urged the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Governing Council to use its 10th anniversary to reflect on its challenges.

SOCIAL:
Pregnant women to provide blood before delivery
Sunday, March 10 2013

Expectant mothers are to get their relatives to provide two pints of blood for them as reserve before the day of their delivery as part of measures to reduce maternal mortality in the country.

SOCIAL:
Kufuor calls for space for African youth in political discourse
Sunday, March 10 2013

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has asked African leaders to give more space for the youth in political and social discourse to enable them to fully exploit their potentials for the good of the society.

ECONOMICS:
Trade and Industry Minister and AGI agree to quarterly meetings
Monday, March 11 2013

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrisu has called for a quarterly meeting between the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and government to ensure that constraints facing industries were brought to the fore and speedily addressed.

EDUCATION:
GES has adequately prepared three year SHS students for exams-Director
Monday, March 11 2013

Authorities of the Secondary Division of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured parents that they have adequately prepared students of the three year Senior High School (SHS) system to write the upcoming West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

POLITICS:
Prez Mahama nominate nine deputy Regional ministers
Monday, March 11 2013

President John Mahama has nominated nine persons as deputy regional ministers designate.

TAMALE:
SADA acquires new office facility
Monday, March 11 2013

Mr Alhassan Andani, the Board Chairman of the Savanna Accelerated Development Authoroty(SADA) has charged all those who have been given opportunity to contribute to realizing SADA’s development to do so passionately, assuring that the board will deliver its mandate of making the authority a success.

STMA:
Sekondi-Takoradi To Have Desalination Plant
Monday, March 11 2013

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis would soon get a desalination plant to process seawater into potable water to ensure adequate supply of potable water to the increasing population in the twin-city. 

INTERNATIONAL:
Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta wins presidency
Monday, March 11 2013

Kenya’s Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta has been confirmed as the winner of the presidential election.

KMA:
District Assemblies cautined to observe water/sanitation laws
Monday, March 11 2013

District assemblies have been urged to carefully read and adhere to the provisions in the new Legislative Instrument (LI) of the Community Water and Sanitation (CWSA) to avoid breaches which can attract sanctions from the Agency.

BIRIM N:
New Abirem Chief Donates Resources For The Construction Of A Hospital Fence Wall
Monday, March 11 2013

Obrempong Kwesi Amo Kyeretwie, chief of New Abirem, has donated 3,000 blocks, 2,500 bags of cement and 15 trucks of sand and stones for the construction of a fence wall around the New Abirem District hospital.

SOCIAL:
No upward adjustment in tariffs now — PURC
Monday, March 11 2013

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has said it is not considering an upward adjustment in electricity tariffs now as a result of the challenges in the power sector.

KPANDO:
Francis Ganyaglo elevated to deputy regional minister
Monday, March 11 2013

Mr. Francis Ganyaglo has been nominated as the Deputy Volta Regional Minister by President John Dramani Mahama.

AHAFO A N:
Tepa SHS gets 3 educational projects
Monday, March 11 2013

Three major educational projects have been provided for the Tepa Senior High School in the Ahafo Ano North District in the Ashanti Region to improve on educationale infrastructure in the school.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama reshuffles Ministers
Tuesday, March 12 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday effected a Ministerial reshuffle as part of his administration vision to transform Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies into incubators of local level development.

ENERGY:
Energy Minister visits Akosombo power plant
Tuesday, March 12 2013

Energy and Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah on Monday paid a familiarisation visit to the Akosombo Hydro Power generating plant.

HEALTH:
Ministry to blacklist importers of fake drugs
Tuesday, March 12 2013

The Minister of Health, Sherry Ayittey has disclosed that pharmaceutical companies caught for importing fake drugs into the country could be blacklisted.

HEALTH:
National Health Insurance Authority Disburses Funds Today
Tuesday, March 12 2013

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) was faced with a high mountain to climb when health institutions under the Christian Health Association expressed their frustration over payments for their services through the health insurance scheme.

W GONJA:
Jafo primary to receive standard classroom block
Tuesday, March 12 2013

The West Gonja District Assembly is adding a standard infrastructure in the form of a classroom block facility to Jafo primary school under the implementation of government’s myriads of intervention initiated in the education sector to promote quality education in the area.

JOMORO:
Assembly to sponsor students in teaching/ nursing
Tuesday, March 12 2013

Chief Executive for the Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region, Sylvester Nuomah Daddie has said his outfit has allocated funds to sponsor some students to pursue their course of studies in nursing and teaching fields.

CAPE COAST:
UCC to establish research fund on early childhood dev’t
Tuesday, March 12 2013

Heads of educational institutions, teachers and other stakeholders in the education sector have been called upon to dedicate much more attention to early childhood development and education in the country.

SUNYANI:
Office of DAFC to put cap on spending of MMDAs
Tuesday, March 12 2013

The Office of the Administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund is to soon put a cap on the quantum of funds to be used on recurrent expenditure by all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama receives credentials of four High Commissioners and Ambassadors
Wednesday, March 13 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday received credentials of two Ambassadors and two High Commissioners with a promise to strengthen Ghana’s bilateral relations with other countries to attract investment.

HEALTH:
We will resolve issues with service providers - NHIA assures
Wednesday, March 13 2013

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) says it is taking steps to “settle outstanding issues affecting service providers to ensure uninterrupted health service delivery.”

SUNYANI:
EPA Recommends Geological Pre-Investigation Before Drilling Of Boreholes
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Individuals and organisations planning to implement water projects have been tasked to first undertake pre-investigation about the geology of proposed sites for drilling boreholes.

KADJEBI:
Assembly benefits from sister-city cooperation
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Kadjebi District Assembly continues to reap the benefits of its sister-city cooperation with Kaag en Braassem of the Netherlands.

SOCIAL:
LESDEP to begin operations in Niger
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to begin its operations in Niger.

SOCIAL:
FlagStaff House now Jubilee Flagstaff House
Wednesday, March 13 2013

The Minister of Information and Media Relations, Mr. Mahama Ayariga has revealed that government has ones again changed the name of presidential palace from Flagstaff House to  Jubilee Flagstaff House.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
MP fears arrest of Kokomba Chief may generate fresh violence
Wednesday, March 13 2013

The Northern Regional Security High Command is being cautioned against attempts to arrest the Kokomba chief in the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo district following clashes there. 

WA:
EC to register newly qualified voters annually
Wednesday, March 13 2013

The Electoral Commission (EC) has planned to register people who attain the voting age of 18 years annually as a way of eliminating many of the challenges that are associated with mass registration of qualified voters.

W GONJA:
Three sanitary facilities receive rehabilitation at Damongo
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Some three public toilet facilities in Damongo have been earmarked to receive renovation as a measure to improve the sanitation conditions of inhabitants of the community and the surrounding areas.

BOSOMTWE:
8 projects in health initiated
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Eight projects in the health sector of the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region have been initiated as part of measures to better serve the health needs of the people in the area.

SOCIAL:
LESDEP to begin operations in Niger
Wednesday, March 13 2013

Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to begin its operations in Niger.

INTERNATIONAL:
Argentina’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected new Pope
Thursday, March 14 2013

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected the Roman Catholic Church’s new Pope.

EDUCATION:
Education Minister warns lazy teachers; improve or get sacked
Thursday, March 14 2013

The Education Minister Professor Naana Opoku Agyemang has sent a strong warning to lazy and non-performing teachers to either up their game or get fired.

SOCIAL:
Government to launch national policy on mining corporate social responsibility - Minister
Thursday, March 14 2013

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Trade and Industry on Wednesday said government will soon launch a national policy on corporate social responsibility in the mining sector.

SOCIAL:
Less than 1% of expired chemicals used In treating water...4 GWCL officials interdicted
Thursday, March 14 2013

It has emerged that 0.7 percent of the total 12,000 metric tonnes of expired chemicals was used for treating water at the Weija Treatment Plant.

TAMALE:
Six communities to benefit from a 500 metric tons warehouse
Thursday, March 14 2013

More than 2,000 farmers in six communities in the Northern Region of Ghana are to benefit from a 500 metric tons certified warehouse receipt system for grain storage at Datoyili in Tamale.

N JUABEN:
We Need A National Consensus On Our Educational Policy – Anglican
Thursday, March 14 2013

Right Reverend Francis Benjamin Quashie, Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Anglican Church, has called for a national consensus to be reached on the nation’s educational policy.

KPONE K:
Work Begins On 220mw Kpone Thermal Plant
Thursday, March 14 2013

Construction work on the 220 mega watts Kpone Thermal Power Pant (KTPP) project began on Tuesday. The project, expected to be commissioned in 2015, forms part of efforts by the government and the Volta River Authority (VR) to address the perennial power crises in the country.

TAMALE:
Community anti-bush fire volunteer system fading out-Research
Thursday, March 14 2013

A report released at a day’s sensitization workshop on the enforcement of anti-bush fire by-laws in Tamale has posited that the non-implementation of the by-law is the cause to poor and low crop yield in northern Ghana.

SOCIAL:
SC dismisses applications by NDC members to join election petition
Thursday, March 14 2013

The Supreme Court has dismissed the applications by over 300 NDC individuals who wanted to join the petition challenging the declaration of President Mahama’s legitimacy.

ECONOMICS:Italy To Support Ghana With £20m
Thursday, March 14 2013

The government of Italy will support Ghanaian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with 20 million Euros, under the Ghana Private Sector Development Facility (GPSDF).

EDUCATION:
Teachers declare nationwide strike in hours
Friday, March 15 2013

Teachers in Ghana will declare a nationwide strike at a news conference today, Friday March 15 2013.

HEALTH:
CHAG resumes services to NHIS cardholders
Friday, March 15 2013

The Christian Health Association of Ghana has confirmed receipt of payment for services provided to National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cardholders, the National Health Insurance Authority has said.

SOCIAL:
Ghana And Japan Sign Two Grant Agreements
Friday, March 15 2013

Ghana has signed and exchanged notes for the provision of two grants from Japan to support various sectors of national development.

SOCIAL:
Israel Ready To Support Water Sector - Ambassador
Friday, March 15 2013

Madam Sharon Bar-li, Israeli Ambassador, expressed the readiness of her country to support the water sector with modern and appropriate technology. She noted that Israel places high premium on water production as 75 per cent of waste water is recycled and used for industrial purposes and agriculture.

ECONOMICS:
Work on Kommenda Sugar Factory to coomence in July
Friday, March 15 2013

Trade and Industry Minsiter Haruna Iddrisu says government would start revamping the Komenda Sugar Factory in the Central Region, by July this year.

HEALTH:
Newmont hands over Nurses’ Quarters to Yawusukrom
Friday, March 15 2013

As part of its corporate social responsibility commitment, Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo Mine has handed-over two-unit nurses’ quarters to the people of Yawusukrom in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

SOCIAL:
Dep. ministerial appointments; Okudzeto goes to Education, Ofosu Kwakye for Info.
Friday, March 15 2013

President John Mahama has in accordance with article 79 of the 1992 Constitution,named the following as deputy Ministers designate.

 

SOCIAL:
Ghana’s economic prospects are high - Veep
Friday, March 15 2013

The Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur says Ghana’s economic prospects are high, as he continues to lobby more Italian firms to direct their investments into the country.

SOCIAL:
Show personal responsibility towards tackling poverty - Prez Kufuor
Sunday, March 17 2013

Discussants at a high level forum organized at the weekend called on governments, particularly Heads of States, to demonstrate good leadership in tackling poverty and food insecurity.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t races to avert Teachers’ strike
Sunday, March 17 2013

The government says it is giving “serious consideration” to the indefinite strike declared by Teachers in the country and has therefore invited them to a crucial meeting at the Flagstaff House on Sunday, March 17, 2013 towards averting the strike which takes effect from Monday March 18, 2013.

HEALTH:
Chinese government to assist Ghana deal with fake medicines from China
Sunday, March 17 2013

Chinese Embassy officials on Saturday met the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and promised to help Ghana identify the origins of counterfeit medicines as well as fight the illegal trade in Ghana.

EDUCATION:
Preparations for 2013 WASSCE on course - GES and WAEC assure government
Monday, March 18 2013

Government on Sunday says it has received assurance from the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) that preparations for the conduct of the 2013 West African Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) were on course.

EDUCATION:
Government appeal to teachers to rescind decision on strike
Monday, March 18 2013

The government has appealed to teachers in first and second-cycle schools to rescind their decision to embark on strike Monday.

SOCIAL:
Arrest Okada riders - Attivor
Monday, March 18 2013

The Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, has urged the police to enforce the law banning the use of motorbikes for commercial purposes.

BIRIM N:
Teachers’ quarters at Hweakwae to be completed in May
Monday, March 18 2013

A six unit bedroom semi-detached teachers quarters under construction at Hweakwae in the Birim North District in the Eastern region is expected for completion soon.

HO:
Accra Brewery Supports Volta Region Development Agency
Monday, March 18 2013

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), Ghana’s premier beverage producer has made a GH¢10,000 donation to the Volta Region Development Agency (VORDA). 

FANTEAKWA:
Ofosu-Ampofo donates computers to Begoro SHS
Monday, March 18 2013

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, immediate past Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has donated 15 laptops to the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School (Begoro Presec).

GA EAST:
University of Ghana undertakes rehabilitation of roads
Monday, March 18 2013

University of Ghana has commenced rehabilitation work including asphatic resealing and tolling of some selected roads in the school.

SOCIAL:
Mahama names another batch of Deputy Ministers
Tuesday, March 19 2013

President John Mahama has named another batch of Deputy Minister nominees.

SOCIAL:
China hands over new Foreign Affairs office to gov’t
Tuesday, March 19 2013

The Chinese government handed over a US$16-million five-storey office complex to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration at a ceremony in Accra Monday.

SOCIAL:
President direct assemblies to make buildings disability friendly
Tuesday, March 19 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday tasked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies not to give permit to developers whose building plans do not make adequate provision for persons with disabilities.

W MAMPRUSI:
Four dead in fierce rainstorm
Tuesday, March 19 2013

Four women have been confirmed dead in a ferocious rainstorm which hit Walewale in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern region around 6pm on March 18, 2013.

CAPE COAST:
Stores gutted in fire at Apewosika
Tuesday, March 19 2013

Fire, early Tuesday morning, swept through a cluster of stores at Apewosika behind the University of Cape Coast in the Central region.

FANTEAKWA:
Former Minister yearns to improve ICT learning in Begoro SHS
Tuesday, March 19 2013

The former minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has presented about 15 brand new laptop computers to the Begoro Presbyterian Senior High School in the Fanteakwa District.

SOCIAL:
Laptops for District Info. Officers
Tuesday, March 19 2013

District Information Officers (DIO) across the country are to be provided with laptops with internet facilities to facilitate their work.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t releases GH¢4m to NIA to resume mass registration
Tuesday, March 19 2013

The government has made available GHȻ4 million to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to resume the mass registration exercise of both Ghanaian and non-Ghanaian citizens in the remaining three regions.

N JUABEN:
Victor Smith hands over as Eastern Regional Minister
Tuesday, March 19 2013

Mr Emmanuel Victor Smith has handed-over officially as the Eastern Regional Minister to his successor, Ms Helen Adwoa Ntoso, at a brief ceremony in Koforidua.

EDUCATION:
Go back to the classroom; Mahama tells striking teachers
Wednesday, March 20 2013

President John Mahama has asked striking Teachers to go back to the classroom.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t institutes plans to ensure disruption-free WASSCE
Wednesday, March 20 2013

Government has instructed all Regional Coordinating Councils, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to liaise with their respective district directors of education and district coordinators of National Service to ensure that this year’s West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations take place as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION:
Metro Mass wins international award
Wednesday, March 20 2013

Metro Mass Transit (MMT) has received the International Transport Award for serving its clientele efficiently.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t Awards Achimota Link Road On Contract
Wednesday, March 20 2013

The government has awarded the 2.5 kilometre road linking the Christian Village to the Achimota Filling Station at Abofu in Accra on contract.

ENERGY:
US Ambassador To Ghana Calls On Energy Minister
Wednesday, March 20 2013

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Gene A. Cretz, yesterday called on Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum, to discuss the second compact of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) among other things.

SOCIAL:
Investors urged to promote local participation
Wednesday, March 20 2013

Mr Stephen Kumadoh, Principal Valuer, Land Commission, has called on investors to design innovative business models that promote local participation in economic activities in areas they acquire lands.

Security:
150 criminals arrested in police swoop
Wednesday, March 20 2013

One hundred and fifty (150) suspected criminals including some on the Police wanted list and eight females, have been arrested in a raid carried out in parts of the Kumasi Metropolis by the Police.

TEMA:
Gov’t to check over speeding on motorway
Thursday, March 21 2013

Government will soon put cameras on the Tema Motorway to check over speeding and other traffic offences to help reduce the carnage on the road, Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport has announced.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t Engages Stakeholders On IEPAs
Thursday, March 21 2013

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrrisu, has disclosed that government is currently engaging stakeholders on the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (IEPA) to end all uncertainties and protect Ghanaian exporters.

 

AGRICULTURE:
World Bank, USAID Support Agriculture
Thursday, March 21 2013

The World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are providing a credit of $145 million to support commercial agriculture in the country.

OBUASI:
National security destroys illegal mining pits in Obuasi
Thursday, March 21 2013

A Military cum National Security operation has led to the closure and destruction of several illegal mining pits in Obuasi in the Ashanti region on Wednesday March 20, 2013.

SOCIAL:
Oye Lithur calls for renewed commitment to tackle gender equality issues
Thursday, March 21 2013

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Wednesday called for renewed commitment and attitudinal change to tackle gender equality issues.

SABOBA:
Two feeder roads receive rehabilitation
Thursday, March 21 2013

Under the Road Fund facility geared towards financing routine, periodic maintenance and rehabilitation of public roads in the country, the Nayili-Kujoni feeder road in the Saboba district has been opened for reshaping to improve the status of the road.

KETU N:
Phase II of assembly complex to start soon
Thursday, March 21 2013

Ketu North District Assembly is aiming at repeating its success story of improving office and accommodation facilities for its core sectors.

EDUCATION:
FWSC:We can’t fulfil ’gargantuan’ promises by Teacher unions to members
Thursday, March 21 2013

Leaders of the striking teachers and educational workers are taking the country and its citizens for a roller-costar ride.

SECURITY:
Tighten security in Kumasi and deal with criminals - Prez Mahama
Friday, March 22 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday tasked the security agencies to beef up security in Kumasi to deal with criminal elements and ensure the safety of residents

TAMALE:
Rain disater victims recieve relief items
Friday, March 22 2013

The Northern Regional Coordinating Council has taken delivery of the first consignment of relief items for those affected by the series of rainstorms that have devastated the region.rthern Region rain disaster victims receive relief items

EDUCATION:
Majority of teachers’ concerns addressed - Minister
Friday, March 22 2013

The Education Minister, Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang says most of the concerns of striking teachers have been swiftly addressed.

EDUCATION:
Majority of teachers’ concerns addressed - Minister
Friday, March 22 2013

The Education Minister, Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang says most of the concerns of striking teachers have been swiftly addressed.

SOCIAL:
Two killed in fresh Nkonya-Alavanyo clash
Friday, March 22 2013

Two people are reported dead in fresh clashes between the Nkonyas and Alavanyos in the Volta Region.

SCIENCE:
All Nations University To Launch First Space Satellite
Friday, March 22 2013

Immediate past Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has appealed to members of the ruling party to give the president a freehand to nominate his ministers to advance the Better Ghana.

SOCIAL:
Unemployment rate rose by 4.2 million in 2012
Friday, March 22 2013

Mr Alhassan Azong, Minister of Public Sector Reforms, has noted that per a report from the annual Global Employment Trends released by the International Labour Organisation, unemployment rose by 4.2 million in 2012.

TOURISM:
2013 Paragliding Set To Take Off In Kwehu - Anane-Nsiah
Friday, March 22 2013

Mr Ben Anane-Nsiah, Director, Special Events, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) yesterday assured that all was set for this year’s paragliding festival on the Kwahu mountains.

HEALTH:
NHIA to pay outstanding claims
Saturday, March 23 2013

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Friday said all properly-submitted claims within the statutory period for services rendered up to the close of November 2012 have been paid to all service providers.

SOCIAL:
Prez. Mahama to sack inefficient water company managers
Saturday, March 23 2013

President John Mahama has attributed Ghana’s water crisis to dysfunctional administration and inefficient management.

SECURITY:
Curfew imposed on Nkonya and Alavanyo
Saturday, March 23 2013

Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister for the Interior, has imposed a curfew on Alavanyo and Nkonya township, with effect from Friday March 22, 2013.

EDUCATION:
Teachers strike will end soon -Education Ministry
Saturday, March 23 2013

The Education Ministry is optimistic that striking GNAT and NAGRAT members will go back to the classroom by close of next week. The Ministry on Friday met the two teacher unions in a bid to meet some of their demands.

ENERGY:
Ghana to develope local content in oil and gas
Sunday, March 24 2013


Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum says Ghana would under study indigenous companies in sub-Saharan Africa to accomplish her local content in the oil and gas industry.

GOMOA W:
Prez. Mahama is not a magician, give him time - DCE
Sunday, March 24 2013

Gomoa West District Chief Executive, Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah has appealed to Ghanaians to give President John Dramani Mahama the space to perform the onerous task he owes them.

ENERGY:
Ghana to develope local content in oil and gas
Sunday, March 24 2013

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum says Ghana would under study indigenous companies in sub-Saharan Africa to accomplish her local content in the oil and gas industry.

SPORTS:
Black Stars play Sudan in world cup qualifier
Sunday, March 24 2013

Ghana are looking for a win which will improve their qualifying chances for the 2014 FIFA World Cup when they face Sudan today.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t receives GHC100,000 dividend form TDC
Sunday, March 24 2013

Government through the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has received a dividend of GH¢ 100,000 from the Tema Development Corporation (TDC).

SECURITY:
Presidency cautions against misuse of security vehicles and sirens
Monday, March 25 2013

The Office of the President on Monday expressed concern about the manner in which vehicles belonging to various security agencies drive through traffic during the period of congestion especially in Accra.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t commited to resourcing polytechnics in the country
Monday, March 25 2013

Government has highlighted its commitment to facilitate the linkages between tertiary education and industry as one of its strategies to address the problem of graduate unemployment in the country.

SOCIAL:
Saboba EP students flee campus from mob attack
Monday, March 25 2013

Students of Saboba EP Senior High School, on Sunday deserted campus to take refuge in town to avoid the wrath of an angry mob from two nearby communities

BIBIANI:
Assembly completes new projects
Monday, March 25 2013

The Chief Executive for Bibiani -Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly in the Western Region, Joe Adansi Bondah has called on residents in the area to unite and work together to address the district’s numerous social-economic challenges in their various communities.

TAMALE:
School children pledged to support greening project
Monday, March 25 2013

School children in Tamale Metropolis on Thursday joined the rest of the world to mark this year’s International Day of the Forest.

W MAMPRUSI:
MP appeals for assistance for flood victims
Monday, March 25 2013

Dr Sagre Bambangi, Member of Parliament for Walewale, has appealed for urgent relief for victims of the floods which claimed at least four lives and displaced hundreds.

POLITICS:
Supreme Court sits next on April 2
Tuesday, March 26 2013

The Supreme Court will resume sitting on April 2, 2012 to resolve, consider and adopt issues to be raised by lawyers in the petition challenging the legitimacy of President John Mahama.

TRANSPORTATION:
Ghana Airport Company must settle its debt - Meteo Agency
Tuesday, March 26 2013

The Director General of the Ghana Meteorological Agency group, Captain (Rtd) Stephen Komla has stated that the agency is suing the Ghana Airport Company because of its refusal to settle its indebtedness to the Ghana Meteorological Agency.

EDUCATION:
Four arrested over bloody attack on SHS
Tuesday, March 26 2013

A combined police-military team at Saboba in the Northern Region has arrested four people in connection with a bloody attack on a senior high school in the area.

ENVIRONMENT:
Hygiene and sanitation workshop ends in Aowin –Suaman
Tuesday, March 26 2013

A five day hygiene and sanitation workshop organised for environmental health assistants and community natural leaders from 13 communities in both Aowin and Suaman districts has ended in Enchi, the Aowin district capital in the Western Region.

SABOBA:
Assembly facilitates CHPS zone at Kujoni
Tuesday, March 26 2013

The implementation of some two massive health projects scheduled for this year have kicked off in the Saboba district in the Northern region to assists boost the health system of the area, the District Chief Executive for the Assembly, Mr. Ali Adolf G. John, has revealed.

ELLEMBELE:
New office facility for Ellembelle NHIA
Tuesday, March 26 2013

A new office complex for the National Health Insurance Authority has been completed and commissioned in the Ellembelle District as part of efforts to intensify their operations in the area.

POLITICS:
Prez. appoints more deputy ministers
Wednesday, March 27 2013

The President, John Dramani Mahama, acting in accordance with article 79 of the 1992 Constitution, has nominated additional Deputy Ministers to serve in various ministries if approved by parliament.

SOCIAL:
Five members of Kumasi shooting gang arrested
Wednesday, March 27 2013

Five suspected members of the criminal gang that for two days running, brazenly took to the streets and fired sporadic gunshots to frighten people in Kumasi, have been arrested by the police.

MFANTSEMAN:
Students should use internet wisely - Minister of Education
Wednesday, March 27 2013

A programme to integrate Information Communication Technology (ICT) into mathematics, English and integrated science, has been launched at Saltpond with a call on students to use the Internet wisely.

ENERGY:
Jubilee Field to deliver gas to Aboadze by September
Wednesday, March 27 2013

Natural gas from the Jubilee Fields for power generation will be delivered to the Volta River Authority (VRA) at Aboadze in the fourth quarter of this year, the Ghana Gas Company has said.

ECONOMICS:
Ten-member Committee Inaugurated To Review The (EDAIF) Act
Wednesday, March 27 2013

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, yesterday inaugurated a ten member committee expected to review the Export Development and Agriculture Investment Fund (EDAIF) Act 582 to enhance the activities of the private sector and industry in the country.

POLITICS:
Judgement debt Commission to resume sitting
Thursday, March 28 2013

The Commission of Inquiry established by His Excellency President John Mahama to inquire into Judgement Debts Payments and other related matters will resume public sittings on Wednesday April 3, 2013.

SECURITY:
Major shakeup in Armed Forces, Police Service
Thursday, March 28 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Rear Admiral Matthew Quashie as Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed Forces.

 

SOCIAL:
Minister Visits Births And Deaths Registry
Thursday, March 28 2013

Mr Akwasi Opong-Ofosu, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has appealed to the Births and Deaths Registry to adopt public/private partnership as a major tool for solving the Department’s many challenges.

 

 

HEALTH:
Doctors threaten another strike next week
Thursday, March 28 2013

Public Sector Medical Doctors are threatening yet another strike by next week after a scheduled executive meeting over their market premium and other welfare issues.

ECONOMICS:
Turkish business delegations eager to invest in Ghana - President Mahama
Thursday, March 28 2013

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said about 10 different Turkish business delegations have visited Ghana following his trip to the eastern European country a couple of months ago.

SOCIAL:
Parliamentary Select Committee expresses dissatisfaction on job 600 edifice
Thursday, March 28 2013

Parliamentary Select Committee on Housing have bemoaned the slow pace of work done on the job 600 edifice which will provide offices for the 275 Members of Parliament.

SABOBA:
Assembly moves to improve accommodation for teachers
Thursday, March 28 2013

The Saboba Distrct Assembly is gradually making earnest move to end the difficulties of teachers regarding their accommodation situation in the area, as a standard teachers’ quarters facility is being constructed for teachers at Kunjuli.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t sets aside GH¢795m for fuel subsidy
Thursday, March 28 2013

An amount of GH¢794,590,650 has been allocated to cover the payment of petroleum subsidies for 2013.

TRANSPORT:
Mahama launches National Urban Policy Frame work and Action Plan
Thursday, March 28 2013

President John Mahama says various cities and urban centres risk grinding to a halt if nothing is done to control the human and vehicular traffic.

SECURITY:
Mahama assures GAF of support to combat drug trade and robbery
Friday, March 29 2013

President Mahama says government will provide all the necessary operational logistics to the Ghana Armed Forces to enable them fight crimes and protect the territorial integrity of Ghana effectively.

SECURITY:
More police personnel deployed for Kwahu’s Easter festivities
Friday, March 29 2013

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) James Abass Abaah, the Acting Eastern Regional Police Commander, has said his outfit would ensure the protection of lives and property during and after the Easter festivities in the region.

ECONOMIC:
West African nations must protect their markets - Veep
Friday, March 29 2013

Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Thursday made a case for countries in the West African Sub-region to protect their markets from undue foreign invasion in order to make local manufacturing industries to thrive.

KMA:
Pres. Mahama appoints new KMA boss
Saturday, March 30 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Mr. Kojo Bonsu as the new Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Chief Executive Officer to replace Mr. Samuel Sarpong.

SOCIAL:
Civil Servants threaten strike
Saturday, March 30 2013

The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) has also threatened a strike if its leaders do not come out with a progress report on their market premium.

POLITICS:
Be Guides for your regional ministers-Mahama charges Deputies
Saturday, March 30 2013

President John Mahama has ordered the newly sworn-in deputy regional ministers to serve as guides for their bosses.

AGRICULTURE:
Ghc15m Guinea fowl project will be probed-Bede Ziedeng
Saturday, March 30 2013

The Northern Regional Minister, Mr Bede Ziedeng has said the Government will thoroughly investigate allegations that Ghc15 million was spent on the Guinea Fowl project under the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority programme.

HEALTH:
Psychiatric hospitals turn away new patients
Sunday, March 31 2013

All the three major psychiatric hospitals in the country are turning away new patients.

GA EAST:
Ga East Municipal makes progress
Sunday, March 31 2013

Mr John Kwao Sackey, the Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, has said in spite of the challenges associated with the 2012 general elections, the Assembly worked hard to ensure peaceful electioneering in the Municipality.

INTERNATIONAL:
Kenya Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win
Sunday, March 31 2013

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidential election victory, rejecting several petitions challenging the vote