ASUNAFO N:
Unit heads schooled on financial management
Saturday, March 01 2014

The Brong Ahafo Regional Technical Advisory Team of Messrs P&H Enterprise and Consultants under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) schooled some selected heads of department in the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly of the Brong Ahafo Region on Public Financial Management (PFM).

EFFUTU:
Free SHS will cover boarders-President
Saturday, March 01 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday renewed government’s commitment to abolish fees for both day and boarding students of Senior High schools in the 2015/2016 academic year.

JAMAN S:
Add Cashew to SADA project- Farmer
Saturday, March 01 2014

A cashew farmer at Jenjemireja in the Jaman South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region has appealed to the Government to incorporate cashew production in the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Project.

SOCIAL:
IGC organises colloquium on cities
Saturday, March 01 2014

The International Growth Centre in Ghana (IGC), in collaboration with the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) on Friday organised a colloquium to brainstorm on how to build effective cities for growth in Ghana.

ENERGY:
Ghana needs 244m cubic feet of gas daily
Saturday, March 01 2014

Ghana presently needs 244 million metric cubic feet of gas a day to power its power plants as well as re-injection into oil fields.

SUNYANI:
Avail yourselves to the people - M/DCEs advised
Sunday, March 02 2014

Municipal and District Chief Executives (M/DCEs) in Brong-Ahafo have been advised to avail themselves to the general public in the administration of their Municipalities and Districts.

SECURITY:
Ghana Prisons commissions transformational task-force
Sunday, March 02 2014

Mrs Matilda Baffour Awuah, Director General of the Ghana Prisons Service has commissioned a transformational taskforce to help upgrade the Prisons system to conform to the United Nations standards.

HEALTH:
We Are Working Hard to Reduce Neonatal Death - Sherry Ayittey
Sunday, March 02 2014

The Ministry of Health is working hard to reduce neonatal death as well as maternal and child mortality and mobility in the country.

SOCIAL:
25 MMDA officials in trouble for pocketing salaries of illegally recruited staff
Monday, March 03 2014

25 officials of four assemblies have been interdicted for allegedly recruiting people, back-dating their appointments and paying the supposed salary arrears to themselves.

ECONOMIC:
Donors withold US$700million
Monday, March 03 2014

Donors have withheld direct budgetary support worth US$700million in the past two years in response to the government’s large spending overruns and the inability of some ministries to meet conditions for disbursement.

POLITICS:
Prez Mahama reshuffles Regional Ministers again
Monday, March 03 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has reshuffled Regional Ministers for the second time, sending them back to various regions where they were initially assigned to in 2013.

BUNKPURUGU:
New maternity ward ready for use
Monday, March 03 2014

The District Chief Executive of the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, Philip N. Laari has handed over the maternity ward at the new district hospital in Bunkpurugu to the district Health directorate of the area.

ADENTAN:
CHPS needs PPP - Stakeholders
Monday, March 03 2014

The pro-poor Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) concept is one of the innovative ideas of making health services available to Ghanaians at their doorsteps.

AMANCIE C:
Odotobri Rural Bank donates library to Jacobu
Monday, March 03 2014

A 40-seater capacity library constructed by Odotobri Rural Bank Limited has been handed over to the people of Jacobu in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti region.

EDUCATION:
Prez cuts sod for first community SHS today
Monday, March 03 2014

President John Mahama will perform a sod-cutting ceremony at Nyanoa, near Adeiso in the Upper West Akyem District in the Eastern Region, today for work to begin on the first batch of 50 new community day senior high schools (SHSs).

MADINA:
Municipality undertakes clean-up
Monday, March 03 2014

The La-Nkwantanang-Madina Environmental Health and Management Unit of the Municipal Assembly, on Saturday, organized a six-hour clean-up exercise within the municipality, desilting all gutters lined up along the main Madina, the Central Markets towards the Social Welfare.

TRANSPORTATION:
Transport fares likely to go up again
Monday, March 03 2014

Transport fares are likely to up again due to the upward adjustments in fuel prices over the weekend.

C GONJA:
Gonjaland set to hold economic forum tomorrow
Monday, March 03 2014

A two-day forum code-named ‘ Gonjaland Economic Forum”  is to be opened in Accra tomorrow March 4, at the Best Western Premier Hotel  to officially discuss investment opportunities within the Gonja Kingdom.

WENCHI:
Northern women gari processing group holds stakeholders workshop
Monday, March 03 2014

Northern Women Gari processing group at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region has held a stakeholders workshop as part of their business advocacy project under the theme “Advocating for facilities for poverty elevation”.

W GONJA:
Structures on Fufulso-Damongo-Sawla road due to be cleared
Monday, March 03 2014

The contractor working on the first lot of the147.5 km Fufulso-Damongo-Sawla road in the western part of the northern region is having it tough with owners of temporal structures along the main street of Damongo.

AMA:
Two Ayawaso Sub-Metro communities emerge tops in CHPS activities
Tuesday, March 04 2014

Nima 441 and Kwaotsuru communities in the Greater Accra Region have excelled in the activities of the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) programmes, a policy dialogue learnt here at the weekend.

SUNYANI:
Reconstituted B/A Regional Lands Commission inaugurated
Tuesday, March 04 2014

A 33-member reconstituted Brong-Ahafo Regional Lands Commission was on Friday inaugurated in Sunyani.

TMA:
Assembly initiates Mayor’s Ball to boost revenue
Tuesday, March 04 2014

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has initiated the ‘Mayor’s Ball’ concept to gather revenue for the implementation of the Assembly’s priority projects.

ASHAIMAN:
Assembly organizes cleanup exercise
Tuesday, March 04 2014

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) on Saturday organized a massive clean-up exercise in the municipality to ensure that the area was clean for the commemoration of the nation’s 57th independent Anniversary.

ECONOMY:
Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling Programme (TRAQUE) opens in Accra
Tuesday, March 04 2014

Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrisu, has urged exporters, manufacturers and entrepreneurs to adopt best trade practices to help enhance the standard of products being exported.

N GONJA:
GYA annual congress to focus on way forward for education
Tuesday, March 04 2014

Opinion leaders and development oriented people living outside and within the Wasipe Traditional Area in the North Gonja district will soon converge at Daboya to celebrate this year’s 38th Congress of the Gonjaland Youth Association.

SOCIAL:
Muntaka calls for deeper probe into missing babies at KATH
Tuesday, March 04 2014

As the missing babies` at the Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) saga rages on, Majority Chief Whip, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has called for much deeper investigation to be carried out into the matter to ascertain the facts of the unfortunate incident.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama advocates Judicial cooperation
Wednesday, March 05 2014

President John Daramani Mahama on Tuesday said although Ghana had a strong Judicial tradition, there was still the need to tap the experiences of other countries to strengthen the institutions.

EDUCATION:
Teachers tasked to make Ghanaian Languages learner-friendly
Wednesday, March 05 2014

Ghanaian Language teachers have been urged to develop the knowledge and skills of students to adopt a positive attitude towards learning Ghanaian languages and culture.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Adomi Bridge to be closed on March 10
Wednesday, March 05 2014

Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) will from Monday, 10th March 2014, close the Adomi Bridge to all vehicular activities to undertake major rehabilitation works.

N JUABEN:
Reg. Minister, MCE joins in clean-up exercise
Wednesday, March 05 2014

The Eastern Regional Minister, Helen Ntoso has joined other Officials of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly led by the Municipal Chief Executive, Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong to clean-up the municipality as they intensifies preparation towards the commemoration of Ghana’s 57th Independence Anniversary.

THLD:
Assembly distributes 1,000 dual desks to schools
Wednesday, March 05 2014

The Twifo Himan Lower Denkyira District assembly has distributed 1,000 dual desks to some selected basic schools as part of improving educational infrastructure in the area.

TECHIMAN:
Cash and carry system back in Techiman
Wednesday, March 05 2014

National Health Insurance Card bearing members are being turned down by Techiman Holy Family Hospital as a results of what the Authority says delay of payment of their claims.

BEREKUM:
Residents want MCE to prioritize road projects
Wednesday, March 05 2014

Residents of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region have suggested to the Municipal Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Opoku Boakye-Yiadom to make road projects a priority when taking developmental needs of the people into consideration.

NINGO/P:
Ningo pleas for President’s intervention for district
Wednesday, March 05 2014

Nene Kanor Atiapah, Acting President and Mankralo of the Ningo Traditional Area has appealed to the President, John Dramani Mahama to consider their plea for a district.

SOCIAL:
Alpha Condé in Accra for Ghana’s 57th Indece Anniversary
Wednesday, March 05 2014

The President of the Republic of Guinea, H.E. Professor Alpha Condé, will arrive in Accra today, Wednesday, for a three-day State visit to Ghana. President Condé will be the Special Guest at tomorrow’s 57th Independence Anniversary Parade.

TAMALE:
MCE accused of assaulting NDC man over contract
Thursday, March 06 2014

A member of  a National Democratic Congress (NDC) youth group based in Lamsheigu in the Tamale Metropolis, has accused the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Abdul Hanna Gundadoo of assaulting him.

EDUCATION:
Coalition urges gov’t to commit to teacher redistribution
Friday, March 07 2014

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) has urged government to adhere to its promise to redistribute teachers to ensure access to quality education for every child.

AHAFO ANO S:
"Tweaa" DCE sacked
Wednesday, March 05 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ahafo Ano South in the Ashanti Region, Gabriel Barima who has made the word “tweaa” popular has been dismissed.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama’s Special Message As Ghana Turns 57 Today
Thursday, March 06 2014

Ghana marks its 57th Independence Anniversary today Thursday, 6 March, 2014 with parades across the country.

POLITICS:
God has told me what I need to know – Akufo-Addo
Thursday, March 06 2014

Twice defeated Presidential Candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says God has told him all that he wanted to know concerning the next step to take in his political career.

SOCIAL:
Nduom’s ’Indece’ message: Let’s brighten the corners we find ourselves
Thursday, March 06 2014

Independence day is here with us again and as usual we are going through the ritual of flogging ourselves about how little we have achieved considering the significant natural resources put at our disposal – gold, diamond, bauxite, manganese, oil and gas and soil that delivers cocoa, timber, rice, maize etc. plus human capital that is celebrated in many parts of the world.

TMA:
Assembly to build high occupancy schools
Thursday, March 06 2014

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) would soon build high occupancy schools under its ‘Industrial City Basic School Project’ (ICBS) to solve the Metropolis’ school infrastructural challenge.

SOCIAL:
Funding challenges affect newly created districts - Minister
Thursday, March 06 2014

Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has bemoaned funding challenges as some of the constraints affecting newly created districts in the countr

AYENSUANO:
It is time to instill patriotism in our children- DCE
Friday, March 07 2014

The District Chief Executive of the Ayensuano District, Hon. Mark Ofori Darko speaking at the 57th independence anniversary parade has said it is time to instill a sense of patriotism into our children before they grow.

EDUCATION:
Prez Mahama honours 20 students
Friday, March 07 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has called for increased community participation in the management of schools to enhance academic and related output of students.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t partners Moroccan company to construct houses
Friday, March 07 2014

The government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Douja Promotion Group (DPG) of Morocco for the construction of 10,000 social housing units.

NANUMBA N:
Calm returns to Bimbilla;after security intervention
Friday, March 07 2014

Reports from the Nanumba North District in the Northern Region indicate that calm has been restored to the area after sporadic shooting between rival factions on Thursday night. Disagreement over the burial place of the Na-Kpana Salifu Dawunide reportedly resulted in the sporadic shooting.

K NCHUMURU:
Work on first community day SHS in VR starts
Friday, March 07 2014

Work on the first community day senior high school (SHS) in the Volta Region has started at Chinderi in the Krachi Nchumuru District.

SOCIAL:
Parliament summons Afari Gyan over district elections
Friday, March 07 2014

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission has been summoned to Parliament to explain why the District level election cannot be organised.

AKATSI N:
DCE calls for patriotism to accelerate development
Friday, March 07 2014

District Chief Executive for Akatsi North, James Gunu has asked is constituents and for that matter Ghanaian in general to rekindle the spirit of patriotism that has ones propelled this country to an enviable status.

KWABRE E:
DCE calls on citizens to be patriotic
Saturday, March 08 2014

The District Chief Executive for Kwabre East,  Adams Iddisa, has called on Ghanaians to be patriotic and united in the nation’s quest for building a very strong and prosperous nation.

BIRIM C:
Assembly maximises revenue
Sunday, March 09 2014

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly last year mobilised Gh 634,371.54, representing 89.8 per cent of its projected figure of Gh 706,120.48 for 2013.

EDUCATION:
President justifies withdrawal of teacher trainee allowances
Sunday, March 09 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said the withdrawal of the teacher trainee allowance in Colleges of Education was to offer admission to more students in the colleges.

SOCIAL:
Government salutes women to mark Day
Sunday, March 09 2014

The Government at the weekend saluted Ghanaian women for their relentless fortitude for the development of the family, community and state as the country joins the global community to mark United Nations declared International Womens Day.

JOMORO:
Work on Gas Processing Plant to be completed this month
Sunday, March 09 2014

The Gas Processing Plant at Atuabo which started in the last quarter of 2011, is to be completed by March 31, this year, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum, said on Friday.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Adomi Bridge to be closed today for 2 years
Monday, March 10 2014

The Adomi Bridge will be closed to traffic today March 10, 2014 for the next two years.

SOCIAL:
IGF framework in the offing-Oppong Fosu
Monday, March 10 2014

The Local Government Minister, Akwasi Oppong Fosu, has attributed the inability of most of the newly created districts to meet their internally generated revenue targets to challenges to in revenue mobilization. 

BIRIM C:
Assembly receives development grant
Monday, March 10 2014

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly has been allocated US$ 264,710.17 Urban Development Grant (UDG 02) for infrastructural development.

AMANSIE C:
DCE donates soccer equipment to Jacobu SH/T School
Monday, March 10 2014

Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, the District Chief Executive for the Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region has donated some sporting equipment to his alma mater, Jacubu Senior High Technical School.

EDUCATION:
Teachers get Better Ghana Agenda laptops
Monday, March 10 2014

A total of 2,331 Better Ghana Agenda laptop computers have now been presented to teachers who completed the Rlg Information Communication Technology training under the Basic school Computerisation Project in the Central Region.

SOCIAL:
Funding challenges affect newly-created districts-Minister
Monday, March 10 2014

Mr. Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has bemoaned funding challenges as some of the constraints affecting the newly-created districts resulting in renting private apartments for official accommodation.

GARU-TEMPANE:
District records more Motor accidents
Monday, March 10 2014

Mr Albert Akoka Alalzuuga, District Chief Executive for Garu Temapane, in the Upper East Region, has expressed concern about the high rate of motor accidents in the area.

AGONA E:
Agona East teachers sign performance agreement
Monday, March 10 2014

Basic School Teachers in the Agona East District have been made to sign performance agreement with the District Chief Executive (DCE), to help promote education.

AKATSI N:
Apostolic Church inaugurates welfare foundation
Monday, March 10 2014

The Apostolic Church Ghana has inaugurated the Apostolic Relief and Welfare Foundation (ARWEF) to help make more meaningful contributions into the life of others.

NZEMA E:
Government committed to protect fisheries resources - MCE
Monday, March 10 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, Mr James Atta Kakra Baidoe, says government is determined to protect fisheries resources and enforce the fisheries laws to sustain livelihoods of coastal communities.

WA:
Upper West Validates Development Strategy Document
Monday, March 10 2014

The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Ephraim Avea Nsoh has expressed gratitude to all development stakeholders for sharing in his vision and showing high level of commitment towards the realisation of the dream since June, 2013.

WENCHI:
MCE pays glowing tribute to founding fathers
Monday, March 10 2014

The Municipal chief Executive for Wenchi, Alhaji Hakibu Dauda has paid glowing homage to founding stars of Ghana.

N JUABEN:
Be abreast of Gov’t policies- ER minister tells MMDAs
Monday, March 10 2014

Hon. Helen Adjoa Ntoso, the Eastern Regional Minister has called on Municipal/District Assemblies to be abreast of government policies and programmes towards the achievement of the Better Ghana Agenda.

N JUABEN:
Eastern Regional Lands Commission Inaugurated
Tuesday, March 11 2014

A 33- member Eastern Regional Lands Commission has been inaugurated with a call on members to ensure equity in functional responsibilities in a short ceremony organised at the Regional Co-ordinating Council, Koforidua.

CHEREPONI:
Close your ranks for development - DCE
Tuesday, March 11 2014

Hajia Mary Nakobu, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Chereponi in the Northjern Region, has called on the various interest groups in the district to close their ranks and work as a team towards addressing the numerous challenges confronting the Assembly.

KMA:
Danish ambassador visits site for new smido industrial complex
Tuesday, March 11 2014

The Ambassador of DANIDA, Margit Thomsen, paid a historic working visit to Suame Magazine to inspect the new 1000 acre site intended to be develop Suame Magazine into a Globally Competitive Industrial complex.

AJUMAKO:
Teachers advised to end absenteeism
Tuesday, March 11 2014

Teachers have been advised to give off their best and help produce patriotic, law abiding, disciplined and God-fearing children.

SOCIAL:
Street naming, property address system on course-Oppong fosu
Tuesday, March 11 2014

Mr. Akwasi Oppong Fosu, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has expressed optimism that assemblies will meet the September deadline on the Street naming and property address system.

W GONJA:
Public sector development driven by decentralization - Minister
Tuesday, March 11 2014

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development over the weekend noted that the key part of public sector development was driven by decentralisation.

AMANSIE C:
16 -seater KVIP Toilet handed over to Akasanim
Tuesday, March 11 2014

A 16-seater toilet facility constructed by the Amansie Central District Assembly in the Ashanti Region for residents of Akasanim has been handed over to the community.

THLD:
Two schools to get new classroom blocks
Tuesday, March 11 2014

The Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira (THLD) District Assembly has as part of efforts to improve its educational infrastructure, awarded contract for the construction of a two separate 3-unit classroom blocks for Jukwaa and Pepekrom communities.

JIRAPA:
Philanthropist arrested for diverting funds
Tuesday, March 11 2014

The Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service has uncovered four different accounts used by philanthropist, Michelle McGowano, to divert funds meant for the treatment of three children with strange skin diseases.

GA E:
Show interest in management of schools-MCE tells parents
Wednesday, March 12 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for the Ga East Municipal Assembly, Hon. Kwao Sackey has tasked parents, guardians and all stakeholders of education in the municipality to show interest in the management of schools in the municipality.

AMANSIE C:
DCE honours hardworking students of his former school
Wednesday, March 12 2014

Students in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region have been challenged to strive for academic success by studying hard.

TALENSI:
Pwalugu, Duusi gets small town water systems
Wednesday, March 12 2014

Two separate small town water systems co-financed by the community water and sanitation agency and the Talensi District Assembly for the people of Pwalugu and Duusi are ongoing in the benefiary communities.

POLITICS:
Nana Addo to decide political future on March 20
Wednesday, March 12 2014

The 2012 Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has announced he will declare his intentions on his political career on Thursday March 20, 2014 in the national capital Accra.

SOCIAL:
Changing attitude of Ghanaians is my major obstacle - Mahama
Wednesday, March 12 2014

President Mahama says changing the attitude of Ghanaians towards nation building is his major obstacle as leader of the country.

BOLGA:
Bolga to host more business companies
Wednesday, March 12 2014

More Businesses, Companies and Corporate bodies are surging up in the Bolgatanga municipality to extend their business and services to the residents of the area, the Municipal Chief Executive, Edward Ayiriba Ayagle disclosed.

TAMALE:
Northern Region records more domestic violence
Wednesday, March 12 2014

The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Northern Region recorded 514 abused domestic violence cases in 2013 as against 379 in 2012.

SOCIAL:
Finance Ministry releases funds to EC for District level election
Wednesday, March 12 2014

The Finance Ministry says it has released over GHC50m to the Electoral Commission (EC) to hold the district level elections for 2014.

POLITICAL:
Make Kufuor, Rawlings economic Ambassadors - MP
Wednesday, March 12 2014

Ghana is said to lack economic ambassadors who would canvass for aid for the country at the international level and lure investors into the various sectors of the economy.

TAMALE:
Police deploy specially trained men to Tamale
Wednesday, March 12 2014

In the wake of the recent disturbances in Tamale, three platoons of specially trained public order management personnel of the Formed Police Unit have been air-lifted to Tamale by the Ghana Airforce to maintain law and order.

SOCIAL:
Finance Ministry releases funds for Assembly elections
Thursday, March 13 2014

The Ministry of Finance has released over fifty five million cedis to the Electoral Commission (EC) to conduct District Assembly Elections.

SOCIAL:
Finance Ministry releases funds for District Assembly elections
Thursday, March 13 2014

The Ministry of Finance has released over fifty five million cedis to the Electoral Commission (EC) to conduct District Assembly Elections.

ECONOMIC:
Inflation shoots up to 14%
Thursday, March 13 2014

Inflation shot up marginally to 14 percent in February this year from 13.8 percent recorded in January.

GORY:
Six-storey building collapses; 5 trapped in
Thursday, March 13 2014

Information available to peacefmonline.com indicates that a six-storey uncompleted building has collapsed at Nii Boi town, a suburb of Accra.

ASANTE A NORTH:
Stop sending children home over fees- DCE
Thursday, March 13 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante-Akim North, Mr Daniel Osei, has called for an end to the unacceptable practice of sending school children home over non-payment of printing fees and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) dues by teachers.

HO:
Project Volta honours Afotey Agbo
Thursday, March 13 2014

Project Volta, a development focused group in the Volta Region, on Tuesday presented a kente cloth and a citation to Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, outgoing Volta Regional Minister for his dedicated service to the Region.

AMA:
2 retrieved from collapsed building at Nii Boi Town
Thursday, March 13 2014

So far two bodies have been retrieved from the collapsed six-storey uncompleted building at Nii Boiman, a suburb in the Okaikoi North sub-metro within Accra Metropolis but one was already dead.

SOCIAL:
Roads&Highways Min.to brief Parliament on Adomi Bridge
Friday, March 14 2014

Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho has summoned the Minister of Roads and Highways, Hon. Amin Amidu Sulemani to appear before Parliament to brief the House on steps being taken to ease the frustration of motorists following the closure of the Adomi Bridge.

SOCIAL:
ESPA re-launched to help improve sanitation
Thursday, March 13 2014

Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) which brings all companies in sanitation and waste management service providers under one umbrella to effectively adopt contemporary practices to resolving environmental challenges confronting the country has been re-launched in Accra on the theme ‘coming together to keep Ghana clean’.

TMA:
Damaged Motorway Bridge causes traffic
Thursday, March 13 2014

A major bridge on the Accra-Tema Motorway has almost caved in, causing heavy vehicular traffic on the road.

AMA:
Nii Boitown was for stadium – Sub-Metro Dir.
Thursday, March 13 2014

The Director at the Okaikoi North Sub-metro within the Accra Metropolis, Mr. Benard Brock has confessed that Nii Boitown electoral area was earmarked for a national sports complex but has been taken over by encroachers in recent times.

SOCIAL:
ESPA demands increase in waste collection fees
Thursday, March 13 2014

President of the Environmental Services Association, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong has called for institutional support for the association in order to complement government’s efforts at attaining the Millenium Development goal 7 on environmental sustainability.

LAWRA:
NRGP has potential to reduce poverty – Minister
Thursday, March 13 2014

The Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) has the potential to reduce poverty significantly within the next five years through irrigation in the Upper West Region.

SOCIAL:
Govt orders re-run of SIM registration
Friday, March 14 2014

Government has ordered the mobile network firms to start the exercise of registering Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards afresh after alleged fraudulent activities around the scheme.

BRAZIL 2014:
Black Stars demand $100k apiece as appearance fee
Friday, March 14 2014

The Black Stars are demanding $100,000 apiece as appearance fee for the 2014 World Cup. A letter submitted to the Ghana Football Association by Captain Asamoah Gyan on behalf of the national team players, justified the demand.

EDUCATION:
Minister inaugurates Ghana Education Service Council
Friday, March 14 2014

Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister of Education, on Thursday inaugurated a 14-member Council of the Ghana Education Service (GES), to ensure that the service is effectively resourced to deliver quality education to all school children.

SUNYANI:
Ghana’s Constitution Does Not Permit Child Marriage – MCE
Friday, March 14 2014

Mr Kwasi Oppong Ababio, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sunyani, yesterday stressed that the Constitution of Ghana did not permit child marriage.

HEALTH:
GHOSPA to withdraw services on March 21
Saturday, March 15 2014

The Government and Hospital Pharmacists will from 21st March withdraw services to patients under the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Power crisis:
Ghanaians to suffer fresh bout of darkness
Saturday, March 15 2014

The Ministry of Energy will publish a timetable for a fresh bout of load management programme due to a shortfall in power supply.

EDUCATION:
’Education is my government ’s priority’- President Mahama
Saturday, March 15 2014

President John Dramani Mahama Friday said education had been and would continue to be the priority of the National Democratic Congress government.

SOCIAL:
MMDCEs who fail sanitation targets to face sanctions
Friday, March 14 2014

Metropolitan, Municipal or District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) who fail to meet performance target especially in sanitation and environment to be dealt with, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Akwasi Oppong-Fosu has revealed.

SECURITY:
IGP to flush out criminals in police service
Saturday, March 15 2014

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Armed Alhassan, says his administration will deal decisively with criminal elements within the service.

TAMALE:
Youth groups in Tamale committed to peace
Saturday, March 15 2014

 Some youth groups noted for causing violence in Tamale have assured the general public of their commitment to upholding and promoting the peace that Tamale has enjoyed in recent times.

YENDI:
CSM cases reported at Yendi
Saturday, March 15 2014

The Yendi Municipal Hospital has received 30 cases of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM).

SEKONDI:
President John Dramani Mahama
Sunday, March 16 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government would soon come out with a declaration on the establishment of an Alumina industry.

SOCIAL:
Social Welfare closes down 48 children’s homes
Sunday, March 16 2014

The Department of Social Welfare (DSW) has, from 2007 to date, closed down 48 children’s homes and orphanages because they were unregistered.

JIRAPA:
World Vision donates to Jirapa/Nadowli hospitals
Sunday, March 16 2014

World Vision, an International Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated health equipment worth 75,000 dollars to the Jirapa and Nadowli District Hospitals in the Upper West Region.

AKATSI N:
DCE pledges GHs1, 000 for info on the murderer of Kameel
Monday, March 17 2014

One thousand Ghana cedis cash reward has been pledged for any information leading to the arrest of the murderer(s) of a 15year old Zakari Kameel.

TANO S:
DCE calls for support for street naming exercise
Monday, March 17 2014

Mr. Bukari Zakari Anaba, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Tano-South, has appealed to people living in the area to support the street-naming project.

SUNYANI:
B. Ahafo Region records decrease in robbery cases
Monday, March 17 2014

The Brong-Ahafo Region generally recorded a considerable decrease in robbery incidents in 2013 than 2012.

AGONA W:
Assembly organizes mock exam for JHS students
Monday, March 17 2014

The Agona West Municipal Assembly in the Central Region is organizing mock examination for all final year students at the junior high schools due for writing their final exams this year.

ABURA:
DCE hand over classroom block to Baiden Walker school
Monday, March 17 2014

The District Chief Executive for the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District, Atta Mends has called for emphasis on girl child education in line with government policies on education.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Assembly targets to give education facelift
Tuesday, March 18 2014

Education in the Garu-Tempane district might take a right turn soon, as the assembly has geared up to implement some core resolutions charted from a recent stakeholders forum organized at the district.

TAMALE:
ActionAid builds resource center for young women
Tuesday, March 18 2014

ActionAid-Ghana, a non-governmental organization has commenced the construction of a resource center to train and equip over 1,000 young women with employable ventures.

KMA:
Find new ways of improving healthcare
Tuesday, March 18 2014

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in health, have been asked to find new ways of doing things to assist improve on the quality of life of Ghanaians.

SOCIAL:
3,080 mine workers sent home as industry’s fortune reverses
Tuesday, March 18 2014

The Ghana Mineworkers Union has said between January 2013 and March 2014 it lost 3,080 members, or 16.1 percent of its membership, through retrenchment blamed on the slump in the price of gold.

AKATSI S:
DCE tours schools, distributes syllabi
Tuesday, March 18 2014

The Akatsi South District Chief Executive, Samuel Kwadzo Wuadi has paid surprise visit to a number of basic schools in the district.

ATEBUBU:
DCE assured residents of more dev’t
Tuesday, March 18 2014

District Chief Executive of Atebubu-Amantin Sampson Owusu Boateng has assured residents of more developments to address challenges confronting the people. 

ATEBUBU:
District benefits from USAID projects
Wednesday, March 19 2014

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has been handed over three out of a total of five educational facilities funded by the United States Agency for International Development, USAID.

SOCIAL:
Communication Minister commissions Service Centre
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Dr Edward Kofi Omane Boamah, Minister of Communication, said Information and Communication Technology (ICT), is an indispensable and veritable tool for enhancing effectiveness and efficiency in all aspects of life.

ECONOMICS:
Nationwide e-salary payment voucher in June
Wednesday, March 19 2014

The Controller and Accountant Generals Department (CAGD) is to roll out a nationwide electronic salary payment voucher (E-SPV) for all government employees by the end of June, this year.

ENERGY:
ECG releases load shedding timetable
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Power distributor Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released a timetable for the emergency load shedding programme.

SPORTS:
Gov’t won’t fly Supporters to Brazil for World Cup
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Minister of Information and Media Relations, Mahama Ayariga has said categorically in an interview with Radio XYZ that the government has no intention of using tax payers’ money to send supporters of the Ghana Black Stars to Brazil.

SUNYANI:
Facilitators, media sensitize on mental health law
Wednesday, March 19 2014

A day’s sensitization programme on the key provisions of the Mental Health Law (Act 846) for about 180, facilitators and media men has been held in Sunyani.

AGRIC:
6 organisations sign MoU to boost food security
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Six more organizations have been brought onboard to help boost food security in the three Northern Regions in the country.

AHAFO ANO N:
Prez. Mahama to visit district
Wednesday, March 19 2014

President John Dramani Mahama is expected in the Ahafo-Ano North District in the Ashanti Region next week to inspect and commission some completed projects.

GA E:
MCE commends ESPA, assures to support it
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the Ga East Municipal Assembly, Mr. John Kwao Sackey has welcomed the re-launch of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) which seeks to complement government efforts in solving challenges in sanitation.

GARU-TEMPANE:
5 communities to acquire CHPS facilities soon
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Fresh contracts are awarded this year to begin the construction of at least some 5 number of Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) for selected communities within the Garu-Tempane district in the Upper East region.

TECHIMAN:
EMSA representative calls on Techiman MCE
Wednesday, March 19 2014

The representative of Emerging Markets Africa (EMSA) and Director of Green Ocean Foundation in Ghana, Margaret Simons has paid a courtesy called on the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Techiman, Mr Phillip Oppong Amponsah to discuss development issues and to explore investment opportunities in the Techiman Municipality.

SOCIAL:
Community Water launches strategy and operational documents
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Alhaji Colins Dauda, Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Tuesday launched four Operational documents to guide and harmonise activities of stakeholders in the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.

SECURITY:
Police to increase visibility during load-shedding period
Wednesday, March 19 2014

The Police administration says it has instituted measures to increase its visibility during the two-week national load-shedding exercise.

 

TRANSPORTATION:
Construction of KIA terminal 3 takes off in June
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Kotoka_International_AirportThe Minister of Transport has disclosed to Citi Business News that the design for the construction of the third terminal at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is currently in progress.

AMA:
Mayor donates generator, Ambulance to Mamprobi Polyclinic
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has presented a generator worth 127,000 Ghana cedis to the Mamprobi Polyclinic to assist in effective healthcare delivery.

BUNKPURUGU-Y:
Only 27 teachers serving 23 schools in Yunyoo
Wednesday, March 19 2014

There are only 27 teachers in the Yunyoo circuit, teaching in the 23 schools in the area, which hampers the delivery of quality education.

GUSHEGU:
Peasant farmers demand access to healthcare
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Peasant farmers in the Gushegu District have demanded that adequate health infrastructure be put up to address the challenges of accessing health care by small-holder farmers in remote areas in the district.

KWAEBIBIREM:
District celebrates 25th Anniversary
Wednesday, March 19 2014

The Kwaebibirem District has launched a week long celebration of the 25th Anniversary of its establishment under the theme Sustainable Development.

SOCIAL:
Akufo-Addo calls on Osu Mantse
Wednesday, March 19 2014

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo this afternoon paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Osu Traditional Area, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, at the Osu Palace.

TAMALE:
Alhaji Muniru takes over as Northern Regional Minister
Thursday, March 20 2014

Alhaji Mohammed Limuna Muniru, the new Northern Regional Minister, reshuffled from the Upper East Region has warned people of the region to eschew lies and help with useful suggestions for the development of the area.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Farmers in Garu-Tempane undergo training
Thursday, March 20 2014

Farmer groups in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region have undergone training to build their capacities in the Farmer Managed and Natural Regeneration (FMNR) Project.

TMA:
President assures Tema Motorway bridge will be fixed
Thursday, March 20 2014

President John Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that the damaged bridge that had generated vehicular traffic on the Tema Motorway would be fixed within five weeks.

TECHIMAN:
Cashew Dealers appeal to Government for support
Thursday, March 20 2014

The Techiman Cashew Dealers Association has appealed to government to support the industry to process the commodity into finished products.

KMA:
Tafo chiefs build community centre
Thursday, March 20 2014

The Tafo sub-traditional council is funding the construction of a three-storey community centre from stool lands revenue, as part of its push to improve the social lives of the people.

AHAFO ANO N:
Morale of teachers boosted with teachers’ quarters
Thursday, March 20 2014

The Ahafo Ano North District Assembly has completed work on a six separate modern teachers’ bungalows in Tepa to make life better for teachers who are posted there and subsequently elevate the standard of education to a preferred standard.

BUNKPURUGU-Y:
Actual works begin on Namong SHS project
Thursday, March 20 2014

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister has cut the sod for construction works on the Namong Senior High School in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, which is part of governments first batch of the fifty model schools under the new 200 community SHS across the country.

POLITICS:
Nana Addo to contest 2016 elections
Thursday, March 20 2014

The twice defeated flag bearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo has declared his intension to lead his party in the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.  

UPPER MANYA K:
McGill University and UG aim to improve child health
Thursday, March 20 2014

A team led by Prof. Grace Marquis, of McGill University, Montreal, Canada, is developing an innovative project to improve the health and household food security of infants and children in the Upper Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

W MAMPRUSI:
Thousands of children die every year-DrTia Sugri
Thursday, March 20 2014

Dr Alfred Tia Sugre, the Deputy Minister of Heath, has said some 82,000 children die every year out of 1,000,000 live births in the country before they attain the age of five.

ATEBUBU:
World Vision suppots health delivery
Friday, March 21 2014

World Vision International, WVI through the Atebubu Area Development Program, ADP has donated a number of medical equipment worth USD19, 000.00 to the Atebubu-Amantin district Assembly in support of health care delivery in the district.

AKATSI N:
Assembly exceeds revenue target by 147.66%
Friday, March 21 2014

The Akatsi North District Assembly has exceeded its projected internally generated revenue target of GHs65, 415.00 for 2013 by 47.66%.

ATWIMA N:
500-bed military hospital to be ready by 2016 - Woyongo
Friday, March 21 2014

The Defence Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, says all is set for construction work to start on the proposed 500 - bed military hospital at Afari in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District.

SOCIAL:
Strategic investor expresses interest in Eastern corridor roads
Friday, March 21 2014

A Canadian international business consortium, ARSO, and its Ghanaian counterparts have expressed interest in tackling some portions of the Eastern corridor roads.

AYENSUANO:
Yawkoko community appeals for social amenities
Friday, March 21 2014

The Yawkoko community in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region, has appealed to government for more social amenities to help improve upon their lot.

GA EAST:
One sustains injury in ghastly accident
Friday, March 21 2014

A heavy loaded truck with registration number GT 5990-X was this morning involve in a ghastly accident at Ashomang Estate in the Ga- East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

AKATSI N:
Assembly to create platform for stakeholders quiz officers
Saturday, March 22 2014

Akatsi North District Assembly is to create a platform periodically at which stakeholders would have opportunity to quiz officers on the finances of the Assembly.

SOCIAL:
Ghana made products Awards launch in July
Sunday, March 23 2014

Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana, (EFG) in collaboration with stakeholders will launch the second edition of Ghana Made Products Awards and Expo 2014, in Accra in July.

AMA:
Mayor halts projects that pose threat to human life
Saturday, March 22 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has ordered some building projects in the metropolis to be stopped because they pose safety concerns to human life.

AMA:
Local Gov’t. Ministry: Accra Mayor should not resign
Saturday, March 22 2014

The Local Government Ministry has jumped to the defence of the embattled Mayor of Accra Alfred Oko Vanderpuije who is under pressure to resign following two deadly collapse of high rise buildings in Accra within a period of two years.

SOCIAL:
NCCE calls for abolishing of customs that hinder development
Saturday, March 22 2014

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for the abolishing of customs and traditional practices that hinder development.

AGOTIME Z:
NGO prepares disabled to vie in local elections
Sunday, March 23 2014

Voice-Ghana, a Ho-based disability interest NGO, is prompting and preparing People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Agotime-Ziope and Adaklu districts to vie for Unit Committee membership in the forthcoming local government elections.

SHAMA:
Health centre receives support
Sunday, March 23 2014

Authorities of the Shama Health Centre in the Western Region had made urgent appeal to the government to expedite work on a polyclinic project to enable the staff to execute their job efficiently.

AKATSI N:
145 persons with disability receive GHs41,857.00
Monday, March 24 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and community development in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has through the Disability Fund Management Committee disbursed GHs41,857.00 to 145 persons with disability in the district in 2013.

AGONA W:
District Assemblies must complete abandoned police buildings
Monday, March 24 2014

The Swedru Divisional Police Command has appealed to district and municipal assemblies within the division, to take immediate steps to help alleviate the acute accommodation problem confronting personnel of the service.

ECONOMICS:
GhIPSS urges banks to upgrade ATMs
Monday, March 24 2014

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) is urging banks that operate on Microsoft operating system to upgrade their Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) before April 8, 2014.

YENDI:
Football club to unite Yendi youth
Monday, March 24 2014

The Great Amphibians Football Club of Yendi, has unveiled its squad for the 2014/2015 league season with the aim of using sports as a tool to unite the youth of the area and bring an end to conflicts in the region.

TALENSI:
1000 desks for selected schools
Monday, March 24 2014

The Talensi District Assembly in the Upper East Region through the District Directorate of Education is to start distribution of one thousand (1000) classroom furniture to some selected basic schools in the district.

SOCIAL:
Makola arson suspect arrested
Monday, March 24 2014

The Accra Central Police is holding a suspected arsonist caught around 2am Monday pouring kerosene at some shops at Makola.

DORMAA:
Assembly to register the needy under NHIS
Monday, March 24 2014

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has initiated a programme to register people who cannot afford the National Health Insurance Scheme.

TAMALE:
Block Farm recording low recovery in the North
Monday, March 24 2014

This years Block Farm projects recovery rate has been due to some farmers unwillingness to pay back, Mr William Boakye-Acheampong, Northern Regional Director of Food and Agriculture has said.

SAGNARIGU:
DCE assures potable water for deprived c’ties
Tuesday, March 25 2014

Mr Alhassan Sorogodoo, District Chief Executive for Sanarigu says the assembly is devising strategies to secure funding to ensure that communities that lacked access to safe water and hygiene facilities were assisted.

AGRIC:
Farmers to benefit from EDAIF Fund
Tuesday, March 25 2014

Over 2,000 farmers in the Northern Region would benefit from the Export Development and Agriculture Investment Fund (EDAIF) to boost their production capacities for domestic market and export.

BAWKU:
A people’s determination to embrace peace
Tuesday, March 25 2014

For a very long time the people of Bawku have suffered the consequences of conflict - criminal murders, deprivation, restrictions, orders from security personnel, poverty and its associated misery.

GA E:
Assembly improves revenue collection
Tuesday, March 25 2014

Mr John Kwao Sackey, the Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, has said the Assembly last year generated revenue of GH1,761,560.17 representing 86 per cent of its targeted revenue at the close of December 31.

TANO N:
Freda Prempeh wants more women in politics
Tuesday, March 25 2014

Mrs Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency at the weekend said a Legislative Quota seat system is urgently required in Ghanas electoral laws to consolidate the countrys growing democracy.

ASANTE A S:
Community constructs clinic through self-help
Tuesday, March 25 2014

The chiefs and people of Pra River, a predominantly farming community in the Asante-Akim South District, are building a clinic through self-help, to improve their access to quality healthcare.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Assembly rehabilitates 7 dams for use by locals
Tuesday, March 25 2014

The Garu-Tempane district assembly is working tirelessly to give support to the promotion of agric related activities within the district as it had recently strived to maintain certain dams for efficient use by locals.

KMA:
Kumasi Shoe Factory can produce 1.8m shoes a year
Wednesday, March 26 2014

Kumasi Shoe Factory says it is more than capable of producing high-quality footwear for all the security agencies in Ghana, including private security companies.

TAMALE:
GHS, partners meet in Tamale
Tuesday, March 25 2014

The Northern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service and partners over the weekend attended a regional inter-agency communication committee meeting to discuss issues concerning health promotion and communication advocacy in the region.

SOCIAL:
EC to start daily Voter Registration
Wednesday, March 26 2014

Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), on Tuesday said the Commission would soon commence daily registration of new eligible voters.

KWAEBIBIREM:
DCE calls for interest in developing district
Wednesday, March 26 2014

The Kwaebibirem District Chief Executive, Emmanuel Reginald Aboagye Osae has called on all citizens and well wishers to develop interest in the District and contribute their quota towards the growth of the district.

TAMALE:
CSOs platform boosts women participation in local level elections
Thursday, March 27 2014

Some women from three districts in the Northern region are being profiled to contest for district assembly elections and unit committee level positions.

E AKIM:
Mahama commissions water project for Kyebi
Thursday, March 27 2014

President John Dramani Mahama ended his two day working visit to the Eastern Region with the commissioning of a Water Treatment Plant for the people of Kyebi in the East Akyem Municipality on Wednesday .

POLITICS:
EU to support Ghana’s RCCs with 2.25 Million Euros
Thursday, March 27 2014

The European Union (EU) and the Conference of Regional Ministers Wednesday signed a grant agreement of 2.25 million Euros to support programmes and activities of the ten Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs).

ASHAIMAN:
Pupils benefit from free screening
Thursday, March 27 2014

More than 1,500 pupils of the Ashaiman 1 and 2 cluster of schools have benefited from a medical screening exercise conducted by a team of medical personnel from the New Crystal Health Services (NCHS).

AMA:
Assembly demolishes structures at Dansoman
Thursday, March 27 2014

A task force from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) yesterday demolished  shops and other  structures  at Dansoman Last Stop, a suburb of Accra.

POLITICS:
Mahama Restarts Dagbon Peace Process
Thursday, March 27 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has kick start a process to resume peace talk between the Abudu and Andani Royal families towards an amicable settling of the protracted Yendi skin despite that culminated in the death of the late Ya Na Yakubu Andani.

GA E:
‘Use of electoral areas to create districts can spark conflict’ - MCE
Thursday, March 27 2014

The Ga East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Kwao Sackey, has said the use of electoral areas as criteria for the creation of new districts can spark serious boundary conflict among districts in the country.

AOWIN:
DCE commissions water projects for old/new Yakasi
Thursday, March 27 2014

Residents of New and Old Yakasi on Monday witnessed a ground breaking ceremony by the Chief Executive for Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region to kick-start a small water project for the two towns.

TMA:
Tema to celebrate Kpelejoo festival
Thursday, March 27 2014

Kpelejoo, the Ga ritual dance festival which ushers in the period of sowing, would be celebrated on April 4 in Tema, the Tema Traditional Council (TTC) has announced.

TANO S:
Derma-Asuoso road in bad shape
Thursday, March 27 2014

The chiefs and people of Derma, a predominantly farming community in the Tano-South District have appealed to the government to rehabilitate without delay, the 10 kilometre road that links the town to the Kumasi-Techiman highway.

STMA:
Deputy Minister launches waste compactor machines
Thursday, March 27 2014

Mr. Alfred Ekow Gyan, Deputy Western Regional Minister, on Wednesday called on the public to be concerned about environmental sanitation.

KWAHU S:
Assembly disburses disability fund
Thursday, March 27 2014

The Kwahu South District Assembly in the Eastern Region has disbursed GH¢7,800.00 from the Disability Fund to 25 individuals.

KETU N:
Assembly to step up efforts to curb malaria
Thursday, March 27 2014

The Ketu North District Assembly in the Volta Region has vowed to do everything possible to mitigate the menace of malaria which is on the ascendancy within the district.

A KWANWOMA:
Chief of Kwanwoma champions dev’t
Thursday, March 27 2014

The Chief of Kwanwoma in the Atwima Kwanwoma District in the Ashanti region, Nana Kofi Adjei IV, has embarked on a vigorous development of the community.

AKATSI N:
Assembly earmarks about 15 projects for this year
Friday, March 28 2014

The Akatsi North District Assembly has earmarked about 15 important projects for construction this year.

ECONOMICS:
Parliament ratifiesTano water petroleum agreement
Friday, March 28 2014

Parliament has ratified the Petroleum Agreement in respect of the Expanded Shallow Water Tano (ESWT) Block, offshore Ghana’s coast.

SUNYANI:
MCE expresses concern about drug abuse among pupils
Friday, March 28 2014

Mr Kwasi Oppong Ababio, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, has expressed worry about the increasing number of pupils engaging in drug- abuse and drunkenness in the Municipality.

ECONOMICS:
Investigation underway over fatal accident at Newmont
Friday, March 28 2014

Newmont Ghana on Thursday announced with deep regret that a fatal accident had occurred at its Akyem Mine late on March 26; and that an investigation into the causes of the accident is underway.

AKATSI N:
Rainstorm raids havoc on Dzalele, 10 severely injured, 100s homeless
Friday, March 28 2014

About ten people including two pregnant women and ten year old boy sustained injuries with about 100 people rendered homeless at Ave Dzalele in the Akatsi North District after 2hours of heavy rainstorm on Thursday afternoon.

AMA:
Makola market on fire again
Friday, March 28 2014

Information available to Peacefmonline.com indicates that fire has gutted the Makola Market, specifically the Aflao station in Accra.

AMA:
Minister visits fire scene, ask for traders cooperation
Friday, March 28 2014

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, has admonished Ghanaians to cooperate with government and other appropriate authorities in their implementation of long term development plans to ensure matching forward of the country.


SOCIAL:
PURC defers 2nd quarter tariff adjustment due to poor services
Friday, March 28 2014

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission has deferred the implementation of the second quarter automatic adjustment tariffs. Under the parameters that underpin the formula, the commission calculated the tariff increment at 12.09 % and 6.05% for electricity and water respectively.

SPORTS:
Banku vrs Powers Bout rescheduled for May 2
Friday, March 28 2014

Friday May 2 has been set as the new date for the much awaited non-title bout between Braimah “Bukom Banku” Kamoko and Ayittey Powers.

HO:
Volta Region schools perform badly
Saturday, March 29 2014

Some teachers in the Ho Municipality on Friday said teachers should not be blamed for the 2013 poor performance ranking of Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Region.

POLITICS:
Ghana President John Mahama elected ECOWAS chair
Saturday, March 29 2014

President John Mahama has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States.

POLITICS:
ECOWAS Heads to announce EPA decision, Saturday
Saturday, March 29 2014

West African countries will find out latest Saturday, March 29, 2014 where they stand as far as the Economic Partnership Agreements are concerned.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves formula for distribution of DACF
Saturday, March 29 2014

Parliament on Friday approved the formula for the distribution of an amount of GHC 1,369,764,728 allocated to the District Assemblies Common Fund in the 2014 Budget.

STMA:
11 small town water projects worth GHS24, 121, 150 awarded in W/R
Sunday, March 30 2014

The outgoing Western Regional Minister, Mr. Ebenezer kwadwo Teye Addo, says a total of eleven (11) small town water projects were awarded on contract at a cost of GH¢24,121,150 in 2013/2014 in the Western Region.

ASHAIMAN:
ASHMA pulls down building to save lives
Sunday, March 30 2014

The Works and Housing Department of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) in the early hours of Friday demolished a storey building in the Naa Merley Electoral Area to save lives.

BAWKU:
Assembly Members want ban on Motorbike lifted
Sunday, March 30 2014

Assembly members serving in the Bawku Municipal Assembly have called on the security agencies to consider lifting the ban on motorbikes on Bawku and its environs, because of the harm and hardships of the ban on the residents.

BIRIM S:
School block commissioned
Monday, March 31 2014

A 3-Unit School Block, built at the cost of Ghc 105, 377.68, has been commissioned at Akim Bommoden in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.

STMA:
Waste compacter machines commissioned at Takoradi
Monday, March 31 2014

A compact machine, to facilitate waste management has been commissioned in Takoradi.

JOMORO:
NGO supports maternal/child health in Jomoro, others
Monday, March 31 2014

The eni Foundations project to strengthen maternal and child health services in the Western Region of Ghana is in progress with the construction of two Community Health and Planning Services (CHPS) compounds located at Nyamebekyere in Ellembelle District and Jewi Wharf in the Jomoro District.

SUNYANI:
MCE expresses concern about drug abuse among pupils
Monday, March 31 2014

Mr Kwasi Oppong Ababio, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, has expressed worry about the increasing number of pupils engaging in drug- abuse and drunkenness in the municipality.

KETU N:
Assembly awards 7 new projects for 2014
Monday, March 31 2014

The Ketu North District Assembly is looking forward to adding some new development structures to existing ones to improve the lives of the people.

OBUASI:
Assembly kickstarts new projects
Monday, March 31 2014

The outgoing Ashanti Regional Minister has cut sod for the construction of four major projects in the Obuasi municipality.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama assumes ECOWAS chair
Monday, March 31 2014

President John Dramani Mahama officially assumed the chairmanship of the Economic Community of West African States ( ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government last Saturday and pledged to lead the sub-regional leaders to aggressively work to better the quality of lives of their people.

OBUASI:
Gov’t war on galamsey is far from over –Minister
Monday, March 31 2014

The outgoing  Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Opoku has stated that the government will continue to support the police and the military to flush-out activities of illegal mining in the country.

ZABZUGU:
Assembly facilitates DDF projects
Monday, March 31 2014

Zabzugu District Assembly is to execute a number of projects this year through the District Development Facility.

SOCIAL:
MMDAs losing confidence in Parliament
Monday, March 31 2014

District Assemblies in the country are beginning to lose confidence in Parliament following their inability to ensure that statutory funds were released on time, the second Deputy Minority Chief Whip has disclosed.

ENERGY:
ECG owes GRIDCo GH¢160m
Monday, March 31 2014

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) owes the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) in excess of GH¢160 Million.

SOCIAL:
Bill to curb creation of districts
Monday, March 31 2014

The draft Consolidated Local Government Bill, which is being championed by the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee on Decentralization (IMCC), seeks to replace the hitherto absolute minimum population thresholds for the creation of districts (75,000 for districts, 95,000 for municipalities and 250,000 for a metropolis) with a formula based on the percentage of total national population.