(KUKURANTUMI) EAST AKIM :
JHS students quizzed
Tuesday, April 01 2008
An inter-zonal Science, Mathematics and English quiz competition for Junior High School students has been held at the Akyem Abura North Constituency.
(MANSO NKRAN) AMANSIE WEST :
Help poor students - President Kufuor Urges
Tuesday, April 01 2008
President J. A. Kufuor has challenged private universities to explore
avenues to institute financial support schemes for students from poor financial backgrounds.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Legal action taken against Railway IMC
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The National Labour Commission (NLC), has instituted legal action at the Sekondi High Court against the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Ghana Railway Company (GRC), for the continued strike action by workers of the company.
BUILSA :
Radio Builsa inaugurated
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mrs Agnes Chigabatia, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister has inaugurated Builsa Community Radio at Sandema with a call on the management to use it as a rallying point for unity, trust, harmony and progress in all human endeavours.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tricksters invade Tema Port
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Some tricksters are reported to have invaded the Tema port and succeeded in diverting containers of goods from getting to their destinations.
(DADEASE) SEKYERE EAST :
Enforce regulations on usage of mobile phones in schools -Asantehene
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has bemoaned the indiscriminate use of mobile phones by students in second-cycle institutions in the country.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Chainsaw operators sensitized
Tuesday, April 01 2008
A community-based natural resource management forum has been held at Tarkwa, for the stakeholders to discuss the forest, its protection, management, conservation and sustainability.
(ESSIKADO) STMA :
Essikado Hospital receives equipment
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Links, a philanthropic organisation based in the United States, has donated assorted medical equipment, worth GH¢750.000 to Essikado Hospital, in the Western Region.
(KUKURANTUMI) EAST AKIM :
MP promises to uplift educational standards
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Hon. J.B Danquah, MP for Akyem Abuakwa North has observed that the provision of educational infrastructure remains vital to ensuring better education.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Portsmouth keen on signing John Mensah
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Coach Harry Redknapp is lining up a 5million summer swoop for Ghana star John Mensah as a long-term replacement for departing Portsmouth captain Sol Campbell.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Announcement: Players Status
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Players Status Committee of the Ghana Football Association has called up a host of players and club representatives to be present at its next meeting on Thursday, 3 April, to determine the status of some players.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dickoh keen on Black Stars return
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Holland-based defender Francis Dickoh has said that he wants to resurrect his international career with Ghana after missing the Africa Cup of Nations.
ACCRA:
36 new lawyers to serve the nation
Tuesday, April 01 2008
There are only four lawyers working in the Attorney-General’s Department in the three northern regions, the Deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Kwame Osei Prempeh, has disclosed.
(OSU) AMA:
One person dies in rainstorm
Tuesday, April 01 2008
A 32-year-old fisherman was electrocuted at the Osu Castle Junction in Accra during the rains that hit parts of Accra yesterday.
(ASUNGE-ZANERIGU) TALENSI NABDAM:
One-month-old baby declared a witch?
Tuesday, April 01 2008
A one month old baby, identified as Mercy, has been charged with witchcraft and subsequently abandon her in a dark room expecting her to die.
ACCRA :
200 million dollars for GT
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Board of Ghana Telecom (GT) has facilitated the procurement of a bond facility of $200 million from Iroko Securities of the United Kingdom to refinance debts and also improve the mobile and fixed networks of the company.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson moves to France for Treatment
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Black Stars first choice goalkeeper, Richard ‘Oleley’ Kingson, will on Tuesday move from his base in England to France as he undergoes treatment to his injury sustained during the last edition of the CAF MTN African Cup of Nations last January.
(SPORTS) LOCAL:
Ghana Sports is in Crisis
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Ghana sports, at the moment, is in serious crisis, in spite of some respectable successes chalked in football, athletics and boxing over the years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Four Ghanaian boxers pick Olympic tickets
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Four Ghanaian boxers have qualified for the Olympics in Beijing as the boxing qualifiers ended in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libya coach bracing up for Stars clash in June
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Libya national team coach, Faouzi Benzarti says he is bracing up for the FIFA 2010 World cup qualifier against Ghana’s Black Stars in June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Desailly warning for Euro quartet
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Marcel Desailly has warned England’s top clubs against believing they are on the verge of European domination.
(KWANYARKO) AGONA:
Kwanyarko Water Works facelift to benefit Kasoa
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Kwanyarko Water Works is to be upgraded to enable it supply
water to Kasoa and its environs that have seen acute water shortage in the past few months.
(BURMA CAMP) AMA:
BECE candidates can always re-write - WAEC
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mrs. Ages Teye-Cudjoe, Public Relations Manager at the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) on Tuesday said students who failed the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) could re-write examination in their former schools.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
VRA expresses shock at tragic death of students
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has expressed shock at the tragic death of two final year students of the Junior High School in Akosombo.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Agric Minister bemoans increasing trend of deforestation
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mr. Ernest Debrah, Minister of Food and Agriculture, has lamented the increasing effect of deforestation on Ghana’s agriculture and called on all stakeholders to join in the fight against the menace.
ACCRA:
Jimmy Carter welcomes reduction in Guinea worm cases
Tuesday, April 01 2008
United States former President, Jimmy Carter has expressed satisfaction with Ghana’s impressive achievement within a
year in combating guinea worm infection.
(BADU) TAIN:
MP donates generator to health centre
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mr. Joe Danquah, Member of Parliament for Tain has presented an electricity generator to the Badu health center.
(DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH:
Jaman South District exceeds revenue target
Tuesday, April 01 2008
The Jaman South District Assembly collected GH¢ 880, 600 far above the estimated target of GH¢ 113,368 for the 2007 fiscal year.
WENCHI:
Ghana Red Cross commends Swiss counterpart
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mr Abdul Wahab Yaroba, Wenchi Municipal Coordinator of Ghana Red Cross Society, has commended the Swiss Red Cross Society for its financial assistance towards eye surgery of more than 170 people in the area.
(BADU) TAIN:
Town Council chairman calls for harmony
Tuesday, April 01 2008
Mr Augustine Yeboah, Chairman of Badu Town Council in the Tain District, has appealed to traditional authorities in the area to bury their differences and work towards the development of the people.
NATIONAL :
Liberians to go home
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Government has taken a firm decision that all Liberian refugees in Ghana should return home, Mr. Kwamena Bartels, Minister of the Interior has said
(OYOKO) NEW JUABEN :
Skeleton found
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A skeleton of a man believed to have died three years ago has been found in a hole under a tree at Oyoko near Koforidua.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, April 1.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Orthodox Anglican church to get first Bishop in Ghana
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Very Reverend Doctor Jacob Augustine Welbourne, would be consecrated and enthroned as the first bishop of the orthodox Anglican Church of Ghana at Sekondi on April 6, this year.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Drivers urged to tolerate constructive criticism
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Joseph Quayson Otoo, Chairman of the Accra-Kasoa branch of the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU), has advised drivers to heed to passengers’ complains and criticism to prevent road accidents.
HO :
Give to the disabled their due- Foundation
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mrs Taija Heinonen, Chief Executive of ABILIS Foundation, which focuses on development aid for the disabled, has implored District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies to channel resources meant to address disability issues to the appropriate persons.
NKORANZA:
Assist teachers in educating children
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr. James Kwabena Appiah-Awuah, Nkoranza South District Chief Executive, has urged parents to collaborate with teachers in the academic training and development of their children.
(ANOMANSO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Authorities of collapsed school appeal for help
Wednesday, April 02 2008
School Authorities of the Anomansa Primary School in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District have appealed to the government to come to their aid to rebuild their collapased school building.
(HO) DFP:
Volta Region DFP gets regional executives
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A 15-member executive of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), have been inaugurated to oversee the affairs of the Volta Regional branch of the party.
(BLA) HOHOE :
Community arrests cable stealing gangs
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Some youths in Hohoe, led by the Assemblyman of Bla, a suburb of Hohoe, Mr George Atsu Egbenunya, have arrested two groups of cable thieves in the area.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC replies NPP on Fadama incident
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said that the party was happy that the police did the right thing by getting the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to obey the law last Friday at Fadama in Accra.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Ga Manste honours Anerhor chief
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Nii Tackie Tawiah III, Ga Mantse, has held a mini durbar at the Ga Mantse’s Palace in Accra in honour of Togbe Ahawoto Savado Zankli Lawson VIII, the visiting Chief of Anerhor in Togo.
    
(NIMA) AMA :
Nima MTTU chalks success
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Nima Division of the Motor Traffic Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service has said it recorded no accidents during the Easter festivities.
  
WEIJA:
Weija Municipal gets MCE
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A 42-year-old Sales Manager, Mr Sylvester Owusu- Afiriyie was elected and sworn in as Municipal Chief Executive for Weija.
HO :
Blind persons get training
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Sixty partially sighted and blind persons in the Volta Region have undergone one-day small-scale business development training in Ho.
(ACCRA) NDC:
No decision made on Prof Mills’ Running Mate
Wednesday, April 02 2008
No Running Mate has been selected for Professor John Evans Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flag Bearer for Election 2008, a statement from the Office of Former President Rawlings has said.
NATIONAL :
Need for cordial relationship between media and political parties
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mrs Oboshie Sai-Cofie, Minister for Information and National Orientation (MINO), has stressed the need for cordial relationship between political parties and the media particularly during this election year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bayor set to miss Brazil clash for Olympic slot
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Ghana captain,Adjoa Bayor, is an injury doubt ahead of the Black Queens’ Olympic Games play-off against Brazil on 19 April.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Injured Vorsah gets contract extension
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Ghana youth international, Isaac Vorsah, has been handed a contract extension at German second division side TSG 1899 Hoffeinham.
NATIONAL :
New regulations to guide WAEC examinations
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The West African Examinations Council has decided to introduce two new regulations to guide the conduct of its examinations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afedzie cautions Black Stars over Libya
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Former Hearts of Oak’s midfielder, Stanley Afedzie has advised the Black Stars to eschew complacency when they host the "Greens" of Libya in the opening match of the South Africa 2010 World Cup qualifier in June.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GBA prepares for the next "Men Only" Championship
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) is set to begin preparations towards the next edition of the Men-Only Boxing Competition.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level for today
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, April 2, 2008
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy looks at CHAN challenges
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Football on the domestic scene would certainly be the winner as Africa welcomes with glowing praise the introduction of the Africa Nations Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Owusu backing for Yeovil wingers
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Striker Lloyd Owusu is confident that Yeovil Town’s on-loan wingers will come good and create goalscoring chances.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Keshi opts for Mali national team
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Nigerian Stephen Keshi has signed a two-year deal to coach Mali.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
MP supports victims of rainstorm
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Member of Parliament for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa,  Mr Paul .C. Appiah-Offori has donated 1,000 pieces of aluminium roofing sheets to 250 rainstorm victims in five communities in the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Champions League: Arsenal v Liverpool
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor is set to start in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg.
(MOZANO) GOMOA :
MP supports school
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Joe Kingsley Hackman, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West has presented computers and accessories, jerseys and football to the Mozano Community Senior High School.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST :
Student slashed for stealing
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Violence erupted last night at the Effiduase Senior High School (SHS) at Asante Effiduase, after a teacher inflicted deep matchet wounds on a student for entering his backyard sugar cane plantation to steal.
NANUMBA NORTH :
DCE advises the youth
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Salifu Saeed, District Chief Executive (DCE), for Nanumba North District, has called on the youth to go about the electioneering campaign in the forthcoming general elections in a peaceful manner, devoid of insults and violence.
(GARISEGU) TAMALE :
MOWAC invests in women
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC), through its micro-credit and small loans assistance to women, has since 2005, disbursed over GH¢758,400.00 to women’s groups in the Northern Region to undertake income generation activities to improve upon their livelihoods.
AMA:
MTN pledges support for disabled
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana, the leading telecommunications service provider in the country, has announced its readiness to offer stable jobs to more disabled persons at its new state-of-the-art call centre at Tema in the Greater Accra Region.
(UCC) CAPE COAST:
Hall closed down
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Casely Hayford hall at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has been closed down with immediate effect for the rest of the Second Semester of the 2007/2008 academic year.
(ATWEA) SEKYERE WEST :
Community contribute to erect street lights
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The chief and people of Atwea near Nsuta in the Sekyere West Central of the Ashanti Region organized a fund-raising harvest in aid of their electrification project at Atwea .
TMA :
Respect our traditions
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Seth Laryea Tetteh, Presiding Member of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), has called on Ghanaians to respect and protect their tradition.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
100 displaced by rainstorm
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A heavy downpour that occurred in some communities in the Asante-Akim South District during the weekend has rendered over 100 residents homeless.
    
WA:
We need district house of chiefs
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Mohammed Rufai, Wa Municipal Coordinating Director has called for the establishment of District Houses of Chiefs to facilitate the participation of chiefs in the local government structures.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Teachers should aim at discipline
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), has challenged teachers to rise up to disciplined behaviour since most students took their teachers as yardsticks to measure their own lifestyles.
(COURT) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Jailed for possession of arms
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Breman Asikuma Magistrate Court  sentenced Richard Amoah to 22 months imprisonment in hard labour for possessing fire arms without authorization.
(HO) HMA:
Ho Municipal intensifies fight against tuberculosis
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A programme to curb the spread of tuberculosis has been carried out within seven communities in the Ho Municipal Area ahead of the World TB Day.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Abstain from early sex to avoid cervical cancer - Midwife
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Women who experience sex before they are 20 years and women with multiple partners are seriously at risk of having cervical cancer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
MTN CAF Champions League
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Ghana’s AshantiGold would have to overcome a faltering first leg defeat in the Champions League this Sunday at their favourite Len Clay stadium in Obuasi if they are to proceed past the second round stage.
WENCHI:
Wenchi Municipal Assembly confirms MCE
Wednesday, April 02 2008
All 30 members of Wenchi Municipal Assembly have voted to confirm Nana Attah Afena as the Wenchi Municipal Chief Executive.
SUNYANI:
Maternal mortality drops in Brong Ahafo
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, has said cases of maternal mortality in the Brong-Ahafo Region, have dropped from 113 per every 1,000 persons in the year 2006 to 88 per every 1,000 persons last year.
ACCRA:
Management of water companies inspect water tanks
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Managements of Ghana Water Company Limited and Aqua Vitens Rand Limited on Wednesday undertook an inspection tour of areas where they have mounted water tanks as intervention measures.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Come to our aid - school authorities cry
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Authorities of Juaso Senior High School (J.S.H.S) in the Asante Akim South District has since 1998 been seeking answers to the unannounced abandonment of three major projects being undertaken in the school but to no avail.
(HO) HMA:
Police raids a brothel at Ho
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Ho Municipal Police on Wednesday raided a popular drinking bar called "The eye of the youth" at Adablakordzi at Ho-Bankoe and arrested two women suspected of engaging in commercial sex.
(KUMASI) KMA:
’Pick-up’ robbers on Ashanti Police Command’s wanted list
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A gang numbering between two and four and wielding pump action guns have been snatching new pick-up vehicles from people in the Kumasi Metropolis.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABENG:
Ejisu citizens abroad initiate project at home
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Citizens of Ejisu living abroad have called on residents at home to be united to foster peace and development in the town.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Rotary Club donates van to a mobile clinic
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Rotary Club of Kumasi together with sister clubs in Gerden in Germany and Ramat Hasharam in Israel have donated a Nissan pick-up to the “Gye Nyame” Mobile Clinic at Offinso in the Ashanti Region.
TEMA:
Ghana Civil Service to recruit 600 new workers
Wednesday, April 02 2008
The Ghana Civil Service (GCS) will this year recruit about 600 university graduates into the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Service.
BAWKU WEST :
Schools plant trees to avert rainstorm disaster
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) through schools project last year helped five schools in the Bawku West District to plant 700 trees in their compounds to serve as wind break for the protection of the buildings.
(OKURASE) WEST AKIM:
Training centre to support AIDS victims started
Wednesday, April 02 2008
A project designed to set up a training centre for sustainable education and skills training to help address the AIDS crisis in Ghana has started in Okurase in the West Akim District.
NATIONAL:
Railway workers call off strike
Wednesday, April 02 2008
Workers of the Ghana Railway Company Limited have decided to call off their strike action and resume work on Friday, April 4.
    
(MAKOLA) AMA :
Entrepreneurs challenged to invest in oil
Thursday, April 03 2008
Ghanaian entrepreneurs have been challenged to invest in the country’s oil production in order to retain its wealth for the local people.
NATIONAL :
Take advantage of NHIS – Kufuor
Thursday, April 03 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on Insurance Companies to take advantage of the vast market created through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to provide cover to Ghanaians who are yet to join the scheme
(OSU) AMA :
Osu Home concerned about adult inmates
Thursday, April 03 2008
The management of Osu Children’s Home has expressed deep concern about the increasing number of children growing up into adults at the home.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
TB on the increase in Sekondi-Takoradi
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Tuberculosis Coordinator, Mr Richard Kwofie, has said about 182 cases of tuberculosis were recorded in the Metropolis in 2007 as against 173 cases in 2006.
ACCRA :
Weather report
Thursday, April 03 2008
The weather would be bright and sunny becoming humid with some rain showers or thunderstorms activities over southern Ghana late in the afternoon.
(BEKWAI) NPP:
Allegation of destruction of Bekwai NPP office was false
Thursday, April 03 2008
Speculations that the Amansie East constituency office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was destroyed after Mr Joe Osei-Owusu had filed his papers to contest the primary was false.
ACCRA:
Investigate School Feeding Programme - CJA
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Committee for Joint Action (CJA) has appealed to the government to set up an independent inquiry to investigate activities of the School Feeding Programme, which they claimed, was in “complete shambles”.
(KOFORIDUA) NPP:
Sixty-two aspirants to contest NPP primaries in Eastern Region
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Eastern Regional Secretariat of New Patriotic Party (NPP) received 62 nominations from aspirants to contest the Party’s Parliamentary primaries at the close of nomination on Tuesday, April 2.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Severe rains soon to hit Accra
Thursday, April 03 2008
Severe floods will hit parts of Accra between now and August as a result of unusual heavy rains expected in the southern parts of the country this year.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENYIRA :
Unemployed feigns madness
Thursday, April 03 2008
Charles Danjimah, a 25-year-old unemployed from Assin Fosu who faked madness and escaped from the Twifo Praso Police Station has been charged with escaping from lawful custody.
AMA :
VALCO cannot function with Akosombo dam
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Deputy Minister of Energy, Kwame Twumasi Ampofo has indicated that the current generation capacity of the Akosombo Dam and the Aboadze Plants cannot resuscitate the Volta Aluminium Company.
(AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU SENYA :
MIDA to use 75 million dollars
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Millennium Development Authority (MIDA) is to spend 75 million dollars on education, water, sanitation and electrification projects in the 23 selected districts under the Millennium Challenge Account Programme this year.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST :
Teacher arrested.
Thursday, April 03 2008
A teacher of the Effiduase Senior High School in the Ashanti Region has been arrested for allegedly causing harm to a student of the school.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Consult ECG on installation processes
Thursday, April 03 2008
Mr Isaac Asiamah-Amprofi, Agona West Municipal Technical Officer of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has advised communities to involve the company in the installation of streetlights to ensure that the correct thing was done to protect installed transformers from damages.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor off to New Delhi
Thursday, April 03 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor will leave Accra Thursday night for London en route to New Delhi, India, to attend the first Africa-India Summit scheduled for April 4 to 9, 2008.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Current water level
Thursday, April 03 2008
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, April 3.
ACCRA :
Check imports with pest risk
Thursday, April 03 2008
Mr Earnest Debrah, Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said that in order to prevent the introduction of  quarantine pests and promote safe trade, countries must set appropriate requirements for imports.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC:
National vetting of parliamentary candidates of NDC opens in E/R
Thursday, April 03 2008
Vetting of National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary aspirants to contest seats in the Eastern Region has opened in Koforidua.
(ACCRA) AMA:
First National forest forum opens
Thursday, April 03 2008
Global rice production is expected to increase by 1.8 per cent– or 12 million tonnes – this year, easing a tight supply situation in key cultivating countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said .
KRACHI WEST :
Fisherman imprisoned
Thursday, April 03 2008
For attempting to "sneak" and rape a 20 year-old woman, Kwame Adika, 35, a Fisherman at Kotoli Akuraa in the Krachi West District has found himself entangled with the law and languishing in prison custody.
    
(AKWATIA) NPP:
MP fails to submit nomination papers
Thursday, April 03 2008
Mr K. A. Kissi, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Akwatia, will not seek re-election in this year’s Parliamentary election, following his failure to submit his nomination papers before the deadline on Tuesday, April 1, 2008.
HO :
Foundation to assist disabled
Thursday, April 03 2008
ABILIS Foundation, a Finland based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has initiated steps to assist people living with disabilities in the Ho Municipality as part of a programme to foster sister-city relationship.
(SUNYANI) NEW JUABEN :
TUC educates members
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the Labour Commission to organize series of training workshops to upgrade the knowledge of the judiciary on the new labour law.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
Inadequate data hampering financial progress
Thursday, April 03 2008
Lack of reliable data to assist the Sissala West District Assembly to set targets and accurately estimate internal generated revenue had accounted for its perennial poor performance in revenue generation.
ACCRA :
Security council has new focus.
Thursday, April 03 2008
Strengthening the relationship between the United Nations and regional organizations such as the African Union will be the focus of the programme of work at the Security Council this month, its current President told reporters .
(ADANSI SWEDRU) ADANSI SOUTH:
Children’s rights have its limits – educationist
Thursday, April 03 2008
Mr Kusi Asante, Adansi South District Director of Education, has appealed to parents to work hard to ensure that their children exercised their rights responsibly.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABENG:
Award contracts within budget - minister advises
Thursday, April 03 2008
Dr Richard W. Anane, Minister of Transportation, has said the failure of road agencies to prioritize road projects and keep to the approved budgets has resulted in the government currently owing contractors GH¢ 85, 000,000.00 for work executed in 2007.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Journalists advised to be civil in their language
Thursday, April 03 2008
The Dean of the Faculty of Languages of the University of Education, Winneba, Dr. Emmanuel Nicholas Abaka, has appealed to journalists to be civil in the use of language during the election period in order not to plunge the nation into chaos.
BOLGATANGA:
Small scale irrigation helps improve crop yield
Thursday, April 03 2008
Stakeholders in agriculture and scientists have said small scale irrigation and large quantities of organic manure could improve crop yield and save the Upper East Region from perennial food shortage.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Sentence illegal chainsaw operators 60 years-Scientist
Friday, April 04 2008
A Ghanaian Scientist, has called on the judiciary to start sentencing illegal chain-saw operators and tree fellers jail terms, such as 60 years to stem the practice.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Random spot check takes off in Oda
Friday, April 04 2008
The Birim Central Municipality has embarked on random vehicular road spot checks at Akim Oda, the capital, as part of the nation-wide road safety programme organised by the Ghana Police Service and the Drivers Vehicle Licence Authority (DVLA).
(KODIE) AFIGYA-KWABRE
Work to begin on Mowire-Kodie-Penteng road
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister has cut a sod for the construction and tarring of Mowire-Kodie-Penteng road in the newly created Afigya-Kwabre district of the Ashanti region.
(BRAHABOBOM) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Goldfields inagurates projects worth $467,000
Friday, April 04 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL) has inaugurated a number of projects totalling 467,000 US dollars at a ceremony at Brahabebom near Tarkwa.
    
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
China to build hospitals in Ghana
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Yu Wenzhe, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, has said the Chinese Government would build a number of hospitals in the country to deepen the socio-economic ties between Ghana and China.
(AKIM MANSO) BIRIM CENTRAL :
DVLA sensitises drivers
Friday, April 04 2008
The Drivers’ Vehicles and Licensing Authority (DVLA) in the Birim Central municipality, has organised a programme at Akim Manso to educate handlers of commercial vehicles on safe driving.
(GA MASHIE) AMA :
Move to rid Ga Mashie of filth
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr. John S. Addo, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Old Accra Project, has called on the people  of Ga Mashie in Accra to rid their communities of filth and support efforts being made to give the area a facelift.
(KUMASI) KMA :
NHIC to check health care providers
Friday, April 04 2008
Dr. Kwakye Maafo, a member of the National Health Insurance Council (NHIC), has appealed to health care providers to avoid negligence, malpractices and indiscipline in their work.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Weekend court sittings begin on Saturday
Friday, April 04 2008
The Judicial Service has said on  that all is set for some selected courts to commence sittings on Saturdays.
(ATWIMA-KOFORIDUA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Serial car snatchers nabbed
Friday, April 04 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested two armed robbers at Atwima-Koforidua in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District after they had committed a series of robberies.
(SAMPA) JAMAN NORTH:
District in dire need of cashew processing plant
Friday, April 04 2008
Cashew could be another major agricultural commodity in the country, which has the potential to generate more foreign exchange than cocoa, if measures and support are given to its production, particularly at Sampa, in the Jaman-North District of the Brong-ahafo Region.
OBUASI:
Boampong loses Chief Executive post
Friday, April 04 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on has relieved Mr. Joseph K. Boampong of his position as Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive with immediate effect.
(KUMASI) CPP:
CPP unhappy about beating of war drums
Friday, April 04 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has expressed concern about the beating of war drums by the NDC and NPP ahead of the 2008 general election.
(AKYEM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Assembly confirms DCE
Friday, April 04 2008
The newly created Birim South District Assembly has confirmed the President’s nominee, Mr Samuel Antwi Berko as the District Chief Executive (DCE).
(ODUMASE) SUNYANI WEST:
Assembly approves President’s nominee
Friday, April 04 2008
The newly created Sunyani West District Assembly has unanimously approved the President’s nominee, Mr. Kwabena Ankomah Kyeremeh as the District Chief Executive.
ASHAIMAN:
New assemblies to share facilities with existing ones
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Fats Teye Nartey, Greater Accra Regional Coordinator, has said the new 31 district assemblies would have to share facilities with existing assemblies until such time that they are able to provide their own.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
About 40,831 people register for replacement of Voter ID Cards
Friday, April 04 2008
Some 40,831 people have registered for the replacement of their voters’ identity cards in the Western Region during the lost voters’ identity card replacement exercise.
(HO) NDC:
Fifty-three NDC members vie for 19 parliamentary seats in VR
Friday, April 04 2008
A total of 53 aspirants including five women are vying for the 19 constituency seats on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC expresses concern on utterances about a running mate
Friday, April 04 2008
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed concern about the recent upsurge in statements and activities of individuals and groups within the party aimed at projecting certain individuals for the position of Running Mate to the NDC Flagbearer, Professor John Evans Atta Mills.
(TEMA) NDC:
NDC will utilize nation’s resources to benefit all – Professor Mills
Friday, April 04 2008
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government would ensure equity in the nation’s resources and utilize them judiciously to the benefit of all Ghanaians to avoid mistrust.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghalca pledges support to Kotoko and Ashgold
Friday, April 04 2008
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), the body responsible for seeking the interests of all football clubs has urged Asante Kotoko and Obuasi AshantiGold to strive for success in their various continental matches this weekend.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Junior Black Loopers Flies Out Today
Friday, April 04 2008
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Ghana’s junior table tennis side, the Junior Black Loopers, will leave the country on Thursday for the African Juniors and Cadets Championship, slated for Egypt from April 3-13, at Alexandria in Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy calls 22 Locals for Niger game
Friday, April 04 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has extended invitation to 22 local players to commence camping ahead of the second leg game against Niger in the qualifiers of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN)on April 13, Niamey, Niger.
(SPORTS) LOCAL:
"Build structures towards Sports Bill" - Amoah
Friday, April 04 2008
Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Osei Bonsu Amoah has encouraged the various sports associations to build their structures to fully profit from the Sports Bill.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Greater Accra Division Two League enters Fourth Week
Friday, April 04 2008
Greater Accra Regional Division Two League leaders, Shelter Force take on Stoke City at the Atomic Junior High School Park at Kwabenya on Saturday, April 5, when the League enters its Fourth Week.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Canadian athletes to visit Ghana
Friday, April 04 2008
Four Canadian athletes would pay a four-day visit to Ghana as Ambassadors of their country from Monday, April 7 to Thursday, April 11.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Princesses battle Botswana in World Cup qualifier
Friday, April 04 2008
Ghana’s Under-20 women football team, the Black Princesses, will engage Botswana in a first leg away tie on Friday for this year’s fifa World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy looks at CHAN challenges
Friday, April 04 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach, Bashiru Hayford says his biggest worry ahead of his team’s return leg against Wikki Tourist in the Caf Confederation at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday is complacency.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Ghana to host Junior Athletics Championship
Friday, April 04 2008
The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) has approached Ghana to host the 2010 Junior Athletics Championship.
(KOBRISO) EJISU JUABEN :
EPA halts mortuary on river bank
Friday, April 04 2008
The Kumasi office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has ordered a halt to the construction of a mortuary allegedly sited at the source of Asuo Kobri, a stream at Kobriso, Ejisu.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA:
200 to be reunited with parents
Friday, April 04 2008
The Tema Metropolitan Social Welfare Department would by the end of this year reconcile 200 street children in the metropolis to their parents.
(COURTS) AWUTU :
Empower transport unions.
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Kofi Ahiabor, Presiding over a District Magistrate Court at Awutu , called for a legislation that would empower transport union executives to inspect driver’s documents before taking-off from lorry stations.
TMA :
TDC to eject eleven.
Friday, April 04 2008
Eleven government establishments operating from the premises of the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) would by May 31 this year cease operations following an ejection order served on them by the TDC.
(COURT) AWUTU :
Driver fined for having fake licence.
Friday, April 04 2008
Ishmeal Tei, a driver, was  slapped with a fine of GH¢500 having found guilty of driving without appropriate driver’s licence by the Awutu District Magistrate Court.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Baby killed in fire
Friday, April 04 2008
A fire outbreak at Kade claimed the life of a ten-week old baby boy.
    
ACCRA :
Barclays supports SMEs.
Friday, April 04 2008
Barclays Bank says it would deepen its support to the Small and Medium scale entrepreneurs to enable them to contribute effectively to the country’s development.
   
ACCRA :
President Kufuor in London
Friday, April 04 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived in London on Friday morning en route to New Delhi, India, for the first Africa-India Summit.
CAPE COAST :
P M contests seat.
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Edwin Buckman, Presiding Member of Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly is among five people who have filed their nomination papers to contest as Member of Parliament for Cape Coast constituency on the NPP ticket.
ACCRA :
National Police assures political parties
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr. Kweku Ayensu Opare-Addo, Deputy Commissioner of Police, assured political parties of fair and adequate security protection during their political campaigns.
    
KMA:
Fulanis to establish fund
Friday, April 04 2008
The Fulani community in the Northern Sector of the country have said they would soon establish an education fund to help support the youth in their career development.
(COURTS) AWUTU:
Men do not force women to love you
Friday, April 04 2008
Mr Kofi Ahiabor, presiding over a District Magistrate Court at Awutu has reminded men that it is an offence to force women to accept love proposals through violent means.
  
CAPE COAST :
Fire destroys properties
Friday, April 04 2008
Personal properties worth several thousands of Ghana cedis were destroyed following a fire outbreak, which occurred at a house belonging to the late Edu Bofo, owner of the Mfantsiman Printing Press at Cape Coast .
(APAM) GOMOA:
Gomoa HIV/AIDS Committee conduct research on the pandemic
Friday, April 04 2008
The Gomoa District HIV/AIDS Committee is conducting research on the impact of HIV/AIDS interventions on poverty reduction.
BOLGATANGA:
Northern sector can contribute to national development- Gariba
Friday, April 04 2008
The northern part of Ghana has a big potential to expand and develop in agriculture, agro industry and infrastructure, Dr. Sulley Gariba, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Alternatives, has said.
(KODIE) AFIGYA KWABRE:
Regional Minister asked to help develop Afigya-Kwabre District
Friday, April 04 2008
Nana Ameyaw Kotoko, Chief of Mowire in the newly created Afigya-Kwabre district has called on Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister to help resolve all the differences and disputes among chiefs that have bedeviled the development of Kwabre.
(ASSIN FOSU) ASSIN NORTH :
Veep lauds training of Liberian immigration officers in Ghana
Saturday, April 05 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has lauded the training of Liberian immigration officers in Ghana as a real demonstration of the spirit of regional integration and co-operation.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Tema Station hawkers cry out
Saturday, April 05 2008
Hawkers at the Tema Station in Accra have complained bitterly about the deplorable conditions under which they have to sell their goods since their stalls were destroyed in October last year by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
  
(KORLE BU) AMA :
MTN adopts floor at Korle Bu Maternity Block
Saturday, April 05 2008
The Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), a cellular phone network, has adopted the second floor of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Maternity block where it would invest 600 million dollars to give it a facelift befitting a premier hospital.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI:
Police mount search for suspected armed robbers
Saturday, April 05 2008
The Bibiani District Police Command in the Western Region is searching for suspected armed robbers who stole a taxi cab with registration number GE 1480 V.
NATIONAL :
Rail men return to work
Saturday, April 05 2008
Workers of the Ghana Railway Company (GRC) have resumed work  bringing to an end their six weeks strike.
(NYANKPALA) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Security agencies urged to remain alert against illegal arms
Saturday, April 05 2008
Alhaji Seidu Iddi, Head of Department of the Agriculture Economics Extension of the University for Development Studies has called on the security agencies to remain alert against illegal possession of fire arms by some sections of the public.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Plan Ghana imparts women advocacy skills
Saturday, April 05 2008
Representatives of 135 Women’s Credit and Savings Associations operating in the catchment areas of Bawjiase programme zone of Plan Ghana and the Bawjiase Area Rural Bank, have benefited from a two-day intensive training on the concepts of advocacy and networking, and leadership skills.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asantehene re-launches appeal for foreign investors
Saturday, April 05 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has repeated his appeal to foreign investors to do business in Ghana and open employment opportunities for the youth.
TECHIMAN :
Residents cautioned against unapproved financial institutions
Saturday, April 05 2008
Mr Unas Owusu, Brong-Ahafo Regional president of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, has appealed to residents in the Techiman Municipality to patronise recognized micro-financial institutions to help safeguard their savings.
HO :
79.3 percent TB cure rate achieved
Saturday, April 05 2008
The Volta Region has recorded a total of 1972 cases of the infectious type of tuberculosis (TB of the lungs) and achieved a cure rate of between 73.2 to 79.3 percent between 2004 and 2007.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level of Akosombo Dam
Saturday, April 05 2008
The following is the current water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority .
HO :
Volta Region NSS launches Friday wear
Saturday, April 05 2008
Nii Laryea Sqiure, Deputy Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has launched a "Friday wear" for personnel of the scheme in the Volta Region and urged them to dress in honour of the Ghanaian culture and customs.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Award road contracts within approved budget – Dr Anane
Saturday, April 05 2008
Dr Richard Winfred Anane, Minister for Transportation has directed heads of road agencies not to award contracts outside approved budget for 2008 without approval from the ministry.
(KONONGO ODUMASE) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Two districts delebrate on development process
Sunday, April 06 2008

The Asante-Akim North Municipal and Asante-Akim South District Assemblies are considering a proposal to identify areas of common interest to develop for the mutual benefit of the two Districts.

(ELMINA) KEEA :
Most teachers are not commited.
Sunday, April 06 2008

Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has  observed that the country’s education had suffered setbacks because of the lack of enough committed teachers.
     

(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Break practice occultism in schools
Sunday, April 06 2008

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Rt. Rev. Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso has expressed concern about the new wave of occult practices invading educational institutions in the country.

HOHOE:
Teachers urged to improve their standards
Sunday, April 06 2008

Ms Juliet Dede Kumah, Hohoe District Director of Education, has called on teachers and trainee teachers to upgrade their knowledge and skills to make them competitive for both the local and global labour market.

(OKADJAKROM) JASIKAN :
Community fight against vices.
Sunday, April 06 2008

Osabarima Antwi Agyei V, Chief of Okadjakrom, in the Jasikan District of the Volta Region, has called on individuals, organizations and government to collaborate efforts to fight against the upsurge of immorality and indiscipline among the youth for national development.

(ESSAM) BIRIM SOUTH :
Community raise funds for rural electrification
Sunday, April 06 2008

The people of Essam in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, has raised 1,500 Ghana cedis in aid of their electrification project.
  

(AMANASE) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Support women who want to go into politics
Sunday, April 06 2008

Mr. Freeman Madzi, Executive Director of Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), has appealed to relevant agencies
on women issues to help facilitate women groupings to access micro finance loans, as a way to eradicate poverty among them, especially the rural ones.

(ESSAM) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Indiscipline amongst students not acceptable
Sunday, April 06 2008

Mr. Reginald Sackey, Assembly member for the Essam electoral area in the Birim Central Municipal Assembly, has decried recent involvement of students in lawlessness in the country

(WINNEBA) AESDA :
Churchs must contribute more to development of children
Sunday, April 06 2008

A Clergyman urged Churches to contribute to the growth and development of children to enable them to become useful citizens for the nation.
   

BAWKU WEST:
Early marriage still a problem
Sunday, April 06 2008

Early betrothal and elopement with girls is still being practiced in Bawku West District due to high poverty rate in the area and the desire of parents to collect high priced dowry from prospective in-laws.

(NIMA) AMA :
Make marriages violence free
Sunday, April 06 2008

The Reverend S. K. Amoah, Pastor of the Nima Branch of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church,has  said marriage should be violent-free, especially where it involves Christians.
    

KMA :
Assembly to work on waste\energy project
Sunday, April 06 2008

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly will commence work on a Waste-to-Energy project in the middle of this year, Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, has said.
    

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko brush aside Wikki Tourist
Monday, April 07 2008
An Eric Bekoe brace and a goal each from "General" Emmanuel Osei Kuffour and Francis Coffie sent Kumasi Asante Kotoko to the third qualifying round after beating Wikki Tourists 4-1 at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashanti Gold crush out of Champs League
Monday, April 07 2008
AshantiGold have bowed out of the Champions League after failing to overturn a 3-0 first leg away defeat to Algeria’s JS Kabylie at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Princesses seal 4-1 away win
Monday, April 07 2008
Ghana improved its chances of reaching the last four stage in the qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s Under-20 World Cup with an impressive away win over Botswana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo strikes again
Monday, April 07 2008
A Junior Agogo double helped Nottingham Forest take a step closer to securing a play-off place in League One, with a comfortable 3-1 success over struggling Cheltenham Town.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Professionals to participate in Achimota Medal Golf
Monday, April 07 2008
Professional golfers would for the first time, take part in this month’s Achimota Golf Club Medal Open Championship scheduled for Achimota in Accra on Saturday, April 12.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Greater Accra Hockey Association Elect New Executives
Monday, April 07 2008
The Greater Accra Hockey Association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 29th March 2008 at the Conference Room of the Accra Sport Stadium to present to its members, the Association’s Annual Report and the Audited Accounts.
(ABOSSEY OKAI) AMA:
$4.5 million drainage commences in Accra
Monday, April 07 2008
The sod has been cut for the commencement of a 4.5 million dollars underground drainage system at Abossey Okai in Accra.
KUMASI:
NPA cautions stakeholders in petroleum industry
Monday, April 07 2008
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has tasked stakeholders in the petroleum industry to abide by statutory procedures of the Authority in their activities.
    
(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU-JUABEN:
Politicians advised not to disintegrate Ghana
Monday, April 07 2008
Nana Kwaku Bio, chief of Essienimpong in the Ejisu-Juaben District, has advised politicians against disintegrating the country through their activities.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
FDB checks use of bromide by bakers
Monday, April 07 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has adopted new measures including unannounced inspection of bakeries and premises of individual bakers in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis as a means of checking the suspected use of potassium bromide in bread baking.
BOLGATANGA:
Gurune Language Dictionary Launched in Upper East
Monday, April 07 2008
The first publication of the Gurune Language Dictionary was at the weekend launched by the citizens in the Upper East Region in Bolgatanga.
(TECHIMAN) TMA:
Techiman SHS holds 45th speech and prize giving day
Monday, April 07 2008
Mr Fosuaba Mensah Banahene, Administrator of GETFUND, has underscored the need for teachers to give equal opportunity, attention and recognition to the abilities of female students.
HO:
Road safety improves in Volta Region - NRSC
Monday, April 07 2008
The Volta Region has recorded a total of 72 road accidents involving 102 vehicles in the first quarter of 2008 down from 119 cases involving 162 vehicles in the same period in 2007.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa Municipal Assembly endorses new Chief Executive
Monday, April 07 2008
Mr Ata Amponsah Frimpng, Municipal Chief Executive for the newly elevated Dormaa Municipal Assembly has pledged to operate an open-door policy during his tenure of office.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Workshop for trainers in agriculture opens in Kumasi
Monday, April 07 2008
The Root and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Programme (RTIMP) under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is holding a five-day workshop for trainers and facilitators to build their capacity in implementing the Farmers Field Fora (FFF) programme.
(LARTEH AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Society donates computers to school children
Monday, April 07 2008
Members of the Larteh Association of the United Kingdom, on Sunday donated 11 computers and printers for use by school children in Larteh-Akuapem.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Stealing of telephone cable high in Obuasi – PM
Monday, April 07 2008
Nana Asirifi Asare II, Presiding Member of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly, has appealed to assembly members to help check rampant stealing of cables belonging to the Ghana Telecom (GT).
(OBUASI) OMA:
Youth urged to direct energies into profitable ventures
Monday, April 07 2008
Miss Adelaide Borden, the Clerk of Council for Obuasi Urban, has advised the youth to channel their energies into profitable ventures to the benefit of the society.
    
(AGONA) AFIGYA-SEKYERE:
Sekyere Presbytery ventures into farming
Monday, April 07 2008
The Sekyere Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has acquired a 250-acre land at Ejura for the cultivation of cash crops and livestock production.
    
BAWKU:
Government eases Bawku curfew
Tuesday, April 08 2008

The Minister of the Interior, Mr Kwamena Bartels, has, on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council, eased the curfew on the Bawku Municipality, Zabugu, Binduri, Pusiga, Zoosi and their environs.

(ACCRA) AMA:
Chief calls for violent-free elections
Tuesday, April 08 2008

Torgbui Korlikpo Tamakloe III, Paramount Chief of the Avee Traditional Area in the Volta Region has called on the electorate not to entertain politicians who campaign for power with abusive and inflammatory words.

(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Government to provide EC with vital logistics
Tuesday, April 08 2008

Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has said that the government would provide the Electoral Commission (EC) with all the necessary logistics it needs to enable it to perform its work effectively and efficiently during the December general elections.

TAMALE:
Use musical videos to promote tourism
Tuesday, April 08 2008

Mr. William Ayambire, Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Tourist Board has called on musicians to promote Ghana’s tourism sector by including various interesting sites in their musical videos.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah out for two months
Tuesday, April 08 2008
Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan will miss the rest of the Italian Serie A season after under going surgery o check a recurring groin injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy under attack for Australia friendly
Tuesday, April 08 2008
Ghana coach Claude Le Roy has been branded as incompetent for accepting to play Australia just days before the Black Stars opening World Cup.
(ABOFOUR) OFFINSO NORTH:
Boy kills himself
Tuesday, April 08 2008
A 14-year-old junior high school pupil was yesterday found hanging from the ceiling of a veranda in the house in which he lived at Abofour in the Offinso North District.
(SALO) SOUTH TONGU:
Four die in motor accident at Salo
Tuesday, April 08 2008

Four people died on the spot in an accident at Salo, on the Savietula-Dabala road on the 24th of March this year.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
No course for alarm on Stars’ match
Tuesday, April 08 2008
President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi says the planning process towards the Black Stars’ joint World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifier is been well taken off.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Salou set for a comeback
Tuesday, April 08 2008
Ghana striker Ibrahim Salou is hoping a goal for Club Brugge in the Belgian league on Sunday will see his career revitalised after spending most of the season on the bench.
DORMAA-AHENKRO :
Church presented with musical instrument
Tuesday, April 08 2008

A set of brass band musical instruments valued at GH¢ 1,200  has been presented to the Faith Assemblies of God Church at Dormaa-Ahenkro.

(ASSIN ADIEMBRA) ASSIN SOUTH:
Government commended for removing police check-points
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Assembly member for Assin Adiembra in the Assin south District, Mr Derrick Owusu-Ambrose, has commended the government for removing police check-points.
(KORASE) DORMAA :
Dormaa Vocational Training Centre to commercialize production unit
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Dormaa Vocational Training Centre at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong-Ahafo region would embark on a vigorous campaign to commercialize its production unit to raise funds for the effective running of the Centre.
WA:
Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Project reaches Upper West
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Project that has been initiated by the Government to provide essential financing and technical support to facilitate the development of these enterprises throughout the country has been launched at Wa.
(KUMASI) KMA :
European Union supports Ghanaian contractors
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Ghanaian Contractors will soon benefit from an European Union (EU), sponsorship package in capacity building and supply of equipment.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
About 36 drivers arrested for traffic offences
Wednesday, April 09 2008
About 36 drivers have been arrested for various traffic offences during a surprise check by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Drivers Vehicle License Authority (DVLA) and the Motor Traffic Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service in Takoradi.
BONGO :
Make Gurune language examinable – DCE
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Mr Francis Akurugu Asampana, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region appealed to the Ghana Education Service to make the study of Gurune Language examinable at Junior High and Senior High levels.
(SALTPOND) NPP :
Asamoah-Boateng seeks re-election
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for the Mfantseman West, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has filed his nomination papers to seek re-election to parliament.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Saturday weekend court sittings in full session - Iddrisu
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr Abdullah Iddrisu, Acting Judicial Secretary, on Wednesday said contrary to reports by a section of the media, the Judicial Service began the Saturday weekend courts sittings in Accra last Saturday, April 5, 2008 at the premises of the District and Juvenile Courts near the Ministries.
BOLGATANGA :
Employees briefed on Single Spine Salary Structure
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has briefed Government employees in Upper East Region on the state of the Single Spine Salary Structure to be introduced soon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana remains Africa’s best
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Ghana, for the third-month running would remain at the top of the African ranking table as the Black Stars regain their all-time best position ever, 14th, in the FIFA World Rankings.
(OBOSOMASE) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Construction of housing project begins
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Minister of Water Resource, Works and Housing, Mr Abubakar Saddique Boniface has cut a sod for the commencement of the construction of the Greater Accra Civil Servants Association Housing Project in Obosomase in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Fit Square Gym dominates Boxing League
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Fit Square Gym emerged the dominant force during the second week of the third edition of the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing League.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Ensure effective land administration
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Director of  the Land Administration Project, Mr Odamey Larbi has urged customary land secretariats in the country to liaise with their traditional councils so as to ensure consensus building and effective administration.
(ATABOURSO) TECHIMAN:
Implore pragmatic policies to deal with legal issues-Chief
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Nana Joseph Ackesson, Chief of Atabourso in the Techiman Municipality, has said unless the judiciary adopted pragmatic policies to address its numerous adjournments, the Saturday sitting would only aggravate the problem.
NATIONAL :
Mr. John Mahama chosen as running mate
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The MP for Bole/Bamboi, Mr. John Dramani Mahama has been unanimously chosen by the National Executive Council of the National Democratic Congress  as running mate for  Professor John Evans Atta Mills for this year’s election.
(SANTASI) KMA:
Santasi Presby donates to Edwenase Rehabilitation Centre
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Roses of Sharon Presbyterian Church at Santasi in Kumasi has presented a cheque for GH¢ 500 to the Edwenase Rehabilitation Centre, a home for the physically and mentally challenged.
HOHOE:
Two arrested for poisoning two women
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Hohoe police have arrested two persons, a chemical and a fish seller for allegedly poisoning two women resulting in the death of one.
ASHAIMAN:
Don’t be afraid to identify crime suspects, victims advised
Wednesday, April 09 2008
To enable the police get enough evidence for the prosecution of suspected criminals, victims of armed robberies have been called upon not to shirk their responsibility of identifying perpetrators when they are arrested.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Don’t focus too much on politics - Otumfuo
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has stated that even though the nation is in an election year, Ghanaians deserve something better from the media than the present over-concentration on party politics.
ACCRA:
$ 4.9 billion dollars invested in minning sector
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Mining Sector has since 2001, attracted over 4.9 billion dollars in investments.
ACCRA:
National School Feeding Programme to remain focused
Wednesday, April 09 2008
The Executive Chairman of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, Dr. Kwame Amoako Tuffuor, says managers are not perturbed by recent allegations of mal-administration and misappropriation of funds.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Tourism sector to promote Ghana in China
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations will participate in a global exhibition to be held in China mid April this year as part of renewed efforts by the tourism industry to promote Ghana in the Asian country.
NATIONAL:
Ghana to produce 60,000 barrels of oil daily
Wednesday, April 09 2008
Mr Thomas Manu, Director in-charge of Exploration and Production of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on Wednesday said Ghana’s initial oil production capacity could be about 60,000 barrels a day depending on the number of oil wells drilled.
SUNYANI :
Chief urges political parties to show tolerance
Thursday, April 10 2008
Okatakyie Agyeman Kudom IV, President of the Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, appealed to political parties to show tolerance, commitment and unity in the conduct of their electioneering campaigns towards the December general election.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST :
MCE calls for support to improve revenue
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr Eric Busby Quartey-Papafio, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ga West has called for the support of assemblymen in the area to improve its revenue mobilization.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Profile of NDC Presidential Running Mate John Mahama
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, a communication consultant, is the running mate of Professor John Atta Mills, flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), for the forthcoming 2008 elections, Party officials confirmed.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Canadian Athletes begin visit to Ghana
Thursday, April 10 2008
Four Canadian Athlete-Ambassadors on Monday, began a four-day visit to Ghana to acquaint themselves with the work of Right To Play, an international humanitarian organization that use sports and play programmes to teach children life skills and health education.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Case against Railway IMC discontinued
Thursday, April 10 2008
A Sekondi High Court has discontinued a case in which the National Labour Commission (NLC) was seeking a court order to compel striking workers and the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Ghana Railway Company.
(ACCRA) NPP :
Akufo-Addo’s wife urges women to organise for the party
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has appealed to women organizers of the party to strategize and come out with good campaign messages to enable the party to win power in December, 2008.
NKORANZA:
Anglican university to be established at Nkoranza
Thursday, April 10 2008
Professor Marian Ewurama Addy, President of the Anglican University College of Technology, has urged citizens of Nkoranza to support the Anglican Church of Ghana to ensure the successful establishment of the proposed Anglican University in the area.
(MAFI-ANFOE) NORTH TONGU :
Soldiers build library block
Thursday, April 10 2008
Ten soldiers from Ghana and the United States have started work on a Library project for schools at Mafi-Anfoe in the North-Tongu District, to contribute to the development of the people in the area.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Ghana searches for more minerals
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Geological Survey Department and the European Union (EU) are undertaking a 40 million Euro geological mapping up exercise to discover more minerals in the country.
(TEMA) TMA:
CEPS streamlines operation
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) is putting stringent measures in place to curb corruption and make the port more attractive to importers and exporters.
(TINNIABELLE) WA EAST :
Catholic Relief Service to shut two programmes
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Catholic Relief Service, (CRS) is to close up its Food Assisted Child Survival (FACS) and School Feeding Programmes in all its beneficiary districts by September 2008.
(DOKOROCHIWAH) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR :
MP presents clinical equipment to clinics
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr. Godfred Otchere, Member of Parliament for Ayensuano Constituency in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District has presented clinical equipment to five communities in the area.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA :
Assembly accepts nominee
Thursday, April 10 2008
Members of Nkoranza North District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo have confirmed Madam Grace Obeng-Donkor as the District Executive Chief Executive, polling 24 out of the 25 valid votes cast.
(ABUORSO) FANTEAKWA :
Leaders urged toplay active role in education reform
Thursday, April 10 2008
Ms Mary Philomena Aniwaa, Fanteakwa District Director of Education, has reminded community leaders of their role in promoting quality education under the new educational reforms.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA calls for a successful DOL
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has advised stakeholders to play their roles for a successful Division One League (DOL) this season.
(ACCRA) NDC :
UCF congratulates Prof. Mills for choice of running mate
Thursday, April 10 2008
The United Cadre Front, a pressure group within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated Professor John Evans Atta-Mills for choosing Mr. John Dramani Mahama, MP for Bole Bamboi as his running mate for the December 2008 presidential election.
(TEMA) TMA:
Fire guts fishing firm
Thursday, April 10 2008
Fire has gutted the premises of Obedru Fishing Company Limited located on the premises of the former State Fishing Corporation Cold Store.
(ACCRA) NDC :
John is good omen for NDC – Fiifi
Thursday, April 10 2008
 Leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have hailed the naming of Mr. John Dramani Mahama, a communication expert, to partner Professor John Evans Atta Mills for Elections 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts gears up for second round
Thursday, April 10 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak will engage Kpando Heart of Lions in a special friendly match at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Sunday, April 13.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars beat Kotoko in friendly
Thursday, April 10 2008
An eleven-minute goal rush capped a friendly fixture on Wednesday between the local Black Stars team and premier league side, Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA makes changes to Division One League matches
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has made changes to the venues and days for some clubs of the Division One League (DOL) scheduled for this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bayor present for Ghana-Brazil play-off
Thursday, April 10 2008
Black Queens captain,Adjoa Bayor, has recovered in time and began training with her team mates ahead of this month’s Olympic Games play-off against Brazil in China.
ACCRA :
Mr. John Mahama prepared to serve the nation
Thursday, April 10 2008
Hon. John Dramani Mahama, confirmed Wednesday as running mate to National Democratic Congress flag bearer, Prof John Evans Atta Mills, says he has accepted his new role to serve mother Ghana rather than pursue his personal goals.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Food vendors urged to pay taxes
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr Festus K. Adjei, executive director of National Council of Domestic Business Enterprises, has advised food vendors, store keepers and traders in the Agona Swedru area to pay their taxes promptly and regularly.
    
(ASAMANKESE) KWAEBIBIREM:
District support security to curb drug peddling
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has  convicted Yaw Bosompem, a 41-year-old farmer on his own plea to 10 years imprisonment for possession large quantity of Indian hemp.
OBUASI :
Obuasi holds "town hall meeting".
Thursday, April 10 2008
Nana Asirifi Asare II, Presiding Member of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly, has appealed to assembly members to help check the rampant stealing of cables belonging to the Ghana Telecom (GT).
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Education director appeals for students of UCC
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza District Director of Education, has appealed to the authorities of the University of Cape Coast to consider the plight of students of Casely Hayford Hall and recall them.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Busunya to construct modern market
Thursday, April 10 2008
Residents of Busunya, in the newly created Nkoranza North District are to construct a multi-million cedis market to enable them to generate more revenue for the accelerated development of the district.
(MAFI-ANFOE) NORTH TONGUE:
US Marines join Ghanaian Soldiers to build library block
Thursday, April 10 2008
Ten Marine officers, aboard the United States Naval Vessel, HSV 2 Swift, on Wednesday joined 40 other soldiers from the 66th Artillery Regiment in Ho, to work on a library project for schools at Mafi-Anfoe in the North-Tongu District.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
GCNet donates to Ghana Heart Foundation
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) on Thursday donated GH¢10,000 to the Ghana Heart Foundation (GHF) at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
ACCRA:
GHACEM to haul 600,000 tonnes of cement by rail annually
Thursday, April 10 2008
GHACEM, the largest producer of cement in the country, would haul an estimated 600,000 tonnes of cement annually through the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL).
(COALTAR) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Parents accuse GES for neglect of Coaltar SHS
Thursday, April 10 2008
Parents whose children attend the Kraboa Coaltar Presbyterian Senior Technical High School in the Eastern Region, have expressed concern about apathetic attitude of the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District office of the Ghana Education Service GES towards the plight of their children.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Educationist advises pupils
Thursday, April 10 2008
Madam Rosina B. Otchere, Headmistress of the Methodist Basic Schools (A and B) at Topease in the West Akim District, on Thursday urged pupils to learn hard to ensure that investments being made in their education by their parents and government did not become a waste.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Assembly commits over GH¢ three million to fight flooding
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has signed a GH¢ 3.1 million contract with Messrs China Zhong Hao Ghana Limited, a construction firm, for the construction of storm drains in selected areas of the metropolis.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
GPRTU urges members not to politicise activities of Union
Thursday, April 10 2008
Nana Yaw Owusu, Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has implored members not to politicize activities of the union.
(DAMPONG) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
MP urges contractor to execute quality work
Thursday, April 10 2008
Mrs Gifty Ohene-Konadu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante-Akim South, has urged the contractor working on the 16-kilometre-Asankare-Amoana Praso road to execute a quality work.
(MANSO-NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Amansie-West District makes progress in Education
Thursday, April 10 2008
The Amansie-West District Assembly has since 2001 constructed 85 classroom blocks and 27 teachers’ quarters in a bid to support educational development in the district.
HO :
Single-Spine salary expected in 2009
Friday, April 11 2008
The much awaited single-spine salary structure seeking to ensure fairness in public sector pay is expected to come on stream in 2009.
(EDINA ESSAMAN) KEEA :
Chief demands compensation
Friday, April 11 2008
Nana Kwesi Tandoh IV, Chief of Edina Essaman and Gyasehene of Edina Traditional Council, has expressed his resentment on the grave unfairness and total disrespect for his elders and himself by the Komenda Edina Eguafo Assembly (KEEA).
CAPE COAST :
First and second year students of Adisadel College to reopen on April 14
Friday, April 11 2008
School reopens for the first and second year students of Adisadel College on April 14 2008 to begin the third term.
SUNYANI:
Forestry officials express worry over illegal felling
Friday, April 11 2008
Forestry officials in Brong Ahafo have expressed great concern about the increasing illegal felling of immature teak-trees in forest plantations by armed gangsters, allegedly with the active connivance of the fringe communities.
(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH:
President’s nominee for rejected
Friday, April 11 2008
The President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive for the newly created Nkwanta North District in the Volta Region, Mr Abdulai Fulamba has been rejected by 17 member assembly.
SEFWI AKONTOMBRA :
Settle chieftaincy disputes amicably- Sefwiman
Friday, April 11 2008
The Sefwiman Association in Accra has appealed to all factions to amicably resolve the chieftaincy dispute in the Sefwi area.
(ODUPONG OFANKOR) AWUTU-SENYA :
US Volunteer goes to the aid of orphans
Friday, April 11 2008
Ms Lisa Tuttle, an American Volunteer in Ghana has appealed to well-to-do Ghanaians to share their wealth with the vulnerable as their contributions in putting smiles on their faces.
(WINNEBA) AFUTU:
Police caution users of Cape Coast-Accra road
Friday, April 11 2008
The Winneba District Police Command has cautioned drivers plying the Cape Coast-Accra road to be cautious of five accidents prone spots on the road identified by the command to avoid any disaster during the rainy season.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Five High Courts to sit on land cases from May 5
Friday, April 11 2008
With effect from Monday, May 5, 2008 five High Courts in Accra will begin sittings on a daily basis to dispose of land cases which have been pending before the courts for more than one year.
(KPASSA)NKWANTA NORTH :
Police prevent clash
Friday, April 11 2008
Timely intervention by the police averted a bloody clash between supporters of Mr Abdulai Falumba, the President’s nominee for District Chief Executive of the newly created Nkwanta North District and those of Mr Joseph Koku Nayan, Deputy Volta Regional Minister, last Wednesday at Kpassa.
BOLGATANGA :
Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Project launched
Friday, April 11 2008
Ms Gifty Ohene-Konadu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiatives,  has launched the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Project (MSME) in Bolgatanga with a call on all small and medium scale businesses to pursue and avail themselves of the opportunity offered by the project.
(KUMASI) KMA :
TUC urges government not to sell Railway Company
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr Kofi Asamoah, Acting Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has appealed to Ghanaians, especially workers to join the Union to pressurize the government against the privatization of the railway sector.
LAMBUSSIE :
Assembly confirms president’s nominee
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr Yelviel-Dong Baligi, a 32-year old teacher was confirmed as the District Chief Executive of the newly created Lambussie District.
NATIONAL :
Ghanaians gear-up for Constitution week celebration
Friday, April 11 2008
Activities earmarked for the eight annual Constitution Week celebrations on the theme; “The sovereign will of the people and Election 2008,”  was outdoor in Accra by Mr Laary Bimi, Chairman of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).
(ASAMANKESE) CPP :
Spirit of Old CPP is back-Nduom
Friday, April 11 2008
Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, Flagbearer of the Convention People’s party (CPP), stormed Asamankese and declared that the spirit of the old CPP is back to life and nothing could stop it from regaining power.
(WA) NPP :
Polling Station Chairmen pledge support for Minister
Friday, April 11 2008
Forty-five out of the 57 polling station chairmen and nine executives of the New Patriotic Party in the Sissala West Constituency have expressed their unflinching support for the Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson who is contesting the parliamentary seat on the ticket of the NPP.
(ACCRA) DFP:
I’ll turn trash into cash– Ansah-Antwi
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi, flag bearer of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), for the 2008 Election, has assured Ghanaians that a DFP administration would pursue a vigorous sanitary waste recycling program to ensure that the country gains substantial earnings from waste.
(ATIWA) NPP :
Polling Station Chairmen urged to endorse Mr Ankamah
Friday, April 11 2008
A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Enock Kojo Kwakye, has appealed to delegates of the Atiwa Constituency in the Eastern Region to endorse the candidature of Mr Kwesi Ankamah of the Office of the President to contest the 2008 Parliamentary election.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Ghana will learn from others
Friday, April 11 2008
Ghana will spare no effort at tapping the experiences of oil-producing countries, particularly those in Africa, to ensure better management of its oil revenues and other related issues, the Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has stated.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Librarians enlightened
Friday, April 11 2008
Dr Osei Darkwa, Principal of the Ghana Telecom University College, has urged Librarians to be abreast with electronic retrieval of information to make the profession more relevant to today’s Internet world.
ACCRA :
New pay policies
Friday, April 11 2008
The government’s Pay Policy Reform will kick off next year, the Minister of Public Sector Reforms, Mr Samuel Owusu-Adjei, has said.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Do not condone crime
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr Frank Mantey Korli, Agona Municipal Town and Country Planning Officer, has advised draughtsmen in both private and government departments not to assist land owners to build on government lands, especially those earmarked for social amenities.
(AYEBOAFO) BIRIM NORTH:
GES stands accused.
Friday, April 11 2008
The people of Ayeboafo near Okyereso in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region, has accused the District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the District Assembly for neglecting them.
   
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM :
Do not undermine unit commitees
Friday, April 11 2008
Nana Ansah Kwadwo, Mankrado of Topease in the West Akim District of the Eastern Region, has urged Ghanaians not to undermine the role of the unit committees in the local government system.
    
(COURT) AMA:
10 years for assault
Friday, April 11 2008
An Accra Circuit Court  has sentenced a painter to 10 years’ imprisonment for pouring a bowl of hot oil on his girlfriend.
    
CAPE COAST :
A district director appeals to UCC authorities
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza District Director of Education, has appealed to the authorities of the University of Cape Coast to consider the plight of students of Casely Hayford Hall and recall them.
    
(MAFI -ANFOE) NORTH TONGU :
US marine officers support Ghanaian soldiers to build an infrastructure
Friday, April 11 2008
Ten Marine officers, aboard the United States Naval Vessel, HSV 2 Swift, has joined 40 other soldiers from the 66th Artillery Regiment in Ho, to work on a library project for schools at Mafi-Anfoe in the North-Tongu District.
(KORLE BU) AMA:
Heart foundation supported
Friday, April 11 2008
The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) on Thursday donated GH¢10,000 to the Ghana Heart Foundation (GHF) at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Poly Group unveil 150,000 dollar sponsorship for DOL
Friday, April 11 2008
Poly Group, producers of Poly Tank on Thursday unveiled a 150,000 dollar sponsorship for the Division One League (DOL) at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Secretariat.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Fifteen bouts at fourth night of Greater Accra Amateur League
Friday, April 11 2008
The third Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association League enters its fourth day at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonment on Friday, April 11, with 15 interesting bouts.
(ACCRA) AMA:
E C advises government
Friday, April 11 2008
 Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), has urged the government not to abuse its incumbency in Election 2008 but rather create an enabling environment for a free, fair and transparent poll.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) UEFA:
Essien is disappointed
Friday, April 11 2008
Michael Essien is disappointed to be missing a UEFA Champions League tie at Anfield, but is already looking ahead to a final date.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Zico wants Appiah’s stay
Friday, April 11 2008
Fenerbahce coach Zico has told his Turkish employers to do whatever they can to keep Ghana captain Stephen Appiah if they are to make any impact in Europe next season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Local derby tops DOL fixtures
Friday, April 11 2008
Cape Coast Ebusua Dwarfs will revive their rivalry with Venomous Vipers in Zone 2B as the national division one league begins this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold demand 380,000 Euros for Arthur transfer
Friday, April 11 2008
Ghanaian Premier League side,Ashantigold Football Club, are demanding 380,000 Euros from Austrian side Wacker Innsbruck, for defender Alfred Arthur.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars off to Niger
Friday, April 11 2008
Claude Le Roy has left Kumasi with an 18-man squad for the reverse fixture of the African Nations Championship qualifier against Niger.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Man Utd vs Arsenal Preview
Friday, April 11 2008
Manchester United can extinguish Arsenal’s weakly, flickering flame of a title ambition when the two fierce rivals go head-to-head at Old Trafford on Sunday.
ACCRA:
Second National ICT awards open in Accra
Friday, April 11 2008
The Second National ICT Awards 2008 would be held on April 17, 2008 as the world celebrates World Telecommunications Day and Information Society Day, the Ministry of Communications has announced .
ACCRA :
Water, Engineering and Development confab ends
Friday, April 11 2008
The 33rd Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) International Conference ended in Accra with a call for strong advocacy and political will to address sanitation issues in Africa.
    
HOHOE:
Mobile library to be re-introduced
Friday, April 11 2008
The Ghana Library Board (GLB) is holding consultations with
Regional Co-ordinating Councils and the Ghana Education Service to draw up strategies towards the re-introduction of mobile libraries in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi Metropolitan Education settles pupil’s hospital bill
Friday, April 11 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Education Directorate on Friday, donated a cash of GH¢ 500 to parents of Master Desmond Adu, a primary four pupil to defray his medical cost at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
(ABUORSO) FANTEAKWA:
Parents urged to save with rural banks for financial assistance
Friday, April 11 2008
Mr Kwabena Amankwa Asiamah, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fanteakwa Rural Bank, has urged parents to cultivate the habit of saving with rural banks to enable them get soft loans to educate their children. 
BOLGATANGA:
Bakers express concern about increase in cost of flour
Friday, April 11 2008
Members of the Upper East Branch of Bakers Association on Friday, expressed concern about the increased cost of flour from GH¢ 30 to GH¢ 60 per  bag.
TEMA:
Insure properties, Minister advises fishing sector operators
Friday, April 11 2008
Mrs Gladys Asmah, Minister of Fisheries, has asked canoe operators, fishing companies and other establishments in the fishing industry to insure their properties against unforeseen disasters.
(TEMA) TMA:
Police cautioned against seizure of vehicles
Friday, April 11 2008
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) John Kudalor, Tema Regional Police Commander has cautioned personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), to desist from seizing vehicles and rather arrest defaulting drivers.
(DZODZE) KETU NORTH:
Togbe Awusu confirmed as Ketu-North District Chief Executive
Friday, April 11 2008
The 29-member newly created Ketu-North District Assembly on Friday unanimously endorsed Togbe Awusu III Chief of Afife as District Chief Executive.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale Central Mosque gets ambulance
Friday, April 11 2008
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister on Friday presented an ambulance valued at about GH¢ 35,487 to the Tamale Central Mosque to facilitate healthcare delivery in the metropolis.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Micro financing still in progress - Minister
Friday, April 11 2008
Mrs Oboshie Sai-Cofie, Minister for Information and National Orientation, has denied allegations that government had stalled the disbursement of micro-credit funds for women in Koforidua to expand their businesses.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Doctors urged to avoid conflict of interest
Saturday, April 12 2008
Mr Abraham Dwuma-Odoom, a Deputy Minister  of Health, has advised medical doctors working in public hospitals not to refer National Health Insurance clients to their private clinics for examination when diagnostic facilities exist where they are working.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE:
Cotton farmers appeal for help
Saturday, April 12 2008
Cotton framers in the Upper East Region have  expressed concern at the dying cotton industry and appealed to government to support them increase production and market their produce.
    
(NSUNENSA) NKORANZA:
GH¢10,000 health centre commissioned
Saturday, April 12 2008
A 10,000 Ghana cedis community-based health planning service compound project at Nsunensa, a farming community in Nkoranza South District has been inaugurated.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Veep inspects works on multi-million dollar defence complex
Saturday, April 12 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has inspected works on a new Ministry of Defence office complex, being constructed with Chinese assistance in Accra at the cost of 6.8 million dollars.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA to give disabled their share of the Common Fund
Saturday, April 12 2008
Mr. Kwao Sampson, Senior Budget Analyst of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has said the Assembly would do everything to ensure that Persons Living with Disabilities within the metropolis were given their two per cent share of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund as stipulated by the constitution
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Desist from buying damp cocoa beans-Farmer
Saturday, April 12 2008
Mr. Emmanuel Duah, Birim Central Municipal Best Farmer, has cautioned that if cocoa production can triple, then Licensed Cocoa Buying Companies (LBCs) in the country should avoid purchasing damp cocoa beans.
(APREMDO) STMA :
Security agencies cautioned
Saturday, April 12 2008
This year’s annual Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) convention ended at the Myohaung Barracks at Apremdo near Takoradi has  ended with a call on personnel of the security agencies to let good conduct, discipline, loyalty and hard work be their watchword.
(BULI) WA WEST :
Over 300 women undergo training in sheabutter production
Saturday, April 12 2008
Three hundred and twelve members of the Buli Women Sheanut Pickers and Producers Association in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region are being trained in quality sheabutter production to meet international market standards to boost their incomes.
BOLGATANGA :
Food fortification programme launched
Saturday, April 12 2008
A food fortification programme has been launched in the Upper East Region with a call on Ghanaians to patronize fortified food to enhance their health status and live longer.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Girls advised to avoid teenage pregnancy
Saturday, April 12 2008
Hajia Alima Mahama Minister of Women and Children’s affairs has called on the female youth not to be swayed by sugar-coated words or the wealth of men but to develop themselves for the challenges of their future lives.
NATIONAL :
Red Cross Society constructs over 300 houses in the north
Saturday, April 12 2008
The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) is constructing over 320 houses in five districts in the Northern and Upper East Regions in support of victims that were hit by the floods last year.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Help eradicate purple beans in the cocoa industry- QCD
Saturday, April 12 2008
Mr Kwadwo Kyei, Principal Quality Control Officer of the Akim Oda branch of the COCOBOD, has expressed his concern over the detection of purple beans lately during the recent cocoa seasons.
(UDS) WA :
Violence breaks out on campus.
Sunday, April 13 2008

Election related violence has broken out on the Campus of the University of Development Studies.

ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
More than 3000 receive health care free
Sunday, April 13 2008

The Volta Regional branch of Old Vandals of Commonwealth Hall, University of Ghana (Legon) has  presented a cheque of 3,752 Ghana cedis to the Adaklu-Anyigbe Mutual Health Insurance
Scheme to cover the premiums of 598 deprived people in the district. 
    

(UCC) CAPE COAST :
MP appeals to university authorities
Sunday, April 13 2008

Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, National Youth Organizer of the National democratic Congress (NDC) and Member of Parliament for Tamale South has appealed to the authorities of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to temper justice with mercy and re-open the Casely-Hayford Hall to students of the hall to enhance smooth academic work.

(ANLOGA) KETA :
Former president calls for intense investigation
Sunday, April 13 2008

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has again called for thorough investigations into events that led to the death of five people during the attempted installation of Mr Francis Nyonyo Agboada, a businessman, as Awomefia of Anlo last November. 
    

ACCRA :
Health minister off to Iran
Sunday, April 13 2008

Major Courage Quashigah (RTD), Minister of Health, has left for Tehran, Iran, at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart in the spirit of the Ghana/Iran cooperation. 
 

(BEPOSO) SHAMA :
Mining destroying river Pra
Sunday, April 13 2008

 Inhabitants of Beposo and its environs, in the newly created Shama District are faced with the risk of mercury and gas poisoning as a result of the activities of small-scale gold miners in the River Pra.

AMA :
Disabled educational fund developed
Sunday, April 13 2008

Greater Accra Region Physically Challenged Educational Fund was launched has with a call on government to provide scholarships for children with disability from the basic to tertiary level. 
    

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Region holds development forum
Sunday, April 13 2008

The Central Region Development forum aimed at harnessing natural resources to create wealth and reduce poverty in the region has been held at Agona Swedru.
    

WA EAST :
Upper West urged to appreciate government
Sunday, April 13 2008

Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Abubakari, Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged the people to retain the Party in power in the upcoming elections as a mark of gratitude to the government for development projects it has implemented in the region.
    

(TEMA MANHEAN) :
Chief urges people to be serious about education
Sunday, April 13 2008

The people of Tema Manhean has celebrated their annual Kpelejoo festival with a call on Tema citizens to invest into the education of their children to create a bright future for them and the town.
 

KUMASI :
Three billion dollars for energy sector
Sunday, April 13 2008

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has stated that the Party would explore avenues to raise about three billion dollars to support the sustainable development of the energy sector, if he wins the 2008 elections.

(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Ghana Police tops all at National Athletics Championship
Sunday, April 13 2008
The Ghana Police Service (GPS) clinched a total of eight gold, five silver and one bronze medals in the Women’s division to place first in this year’s National Athletics Championship held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi at the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana clears first hurdle for CHAN 2009
Sunday, April 13 2008
Ghana maintained their superior form over Niger as the local Black Stars secure a 2-1 win in Niamey on Sunday to qualify for the first round of the African Nations Championship.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE :
Cotton farmers aggreived
Monday, April 14 2008
Cotton farmers in the Upper East Region have threatened to expose cheating clerks referred to as Community Based Agents (CBAs) who they accuse of compounding their problems.
(WORIYANGA) GARU-TEMPANE:
Ministry moves to curb anthrax outbreak
Monday, April 14 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in the Upper East Region is to embark on a mass vaccination exercise of ruminants following an outbreak of anthrax in which one person died and six others hospitalised.
(ABUORSO) FANTEAKWA :
Public to help promote sanitation in schools
Monday, April 14 2008
Chiefs and opinion leaders have been asked to liaise with teachers to educate the public on the need to adopt good sanitation practices to ensure good health.
(NANDOM) LAWRA:
High cases of Hepatitis-B found in babies
Monday, April 14 2008
A visiting medical officer has expressed concern at the high rate of hepatitis ‘B’ in the Nandom area in Upper West region, saying it was more disturbing as many of the victims were children born with the disease.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Lawyers defy Ghana Bar Association
Monday, April 14 2008
Some lawyers have started attending the new Saturday Court in spite of the initial threats by the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) to boycott the process because they claimed the Chief Justice (CJ) had not consulted them on the issue.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor returns home
Monday, April 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has returned home from a week’s trip to London and New Delhi.
(GBANYAMNI) TAMALE :
Community’s only primary school receives donation
Monday, April 14 2008
Dr Maruis Hass, German Ambassador to Ghana, says Ghana has become a household name in his country following Ghana’s spectacular performance at the 2006 world cup in Germany.
(PAGA) NDC
Abuga Pele wins NDC Chiana/Paga constituency primary
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr. Abuga Pele, Member of Parliament for the Chiana/Paga, has been given another mandate by delegates to contest the parliamentary seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
Lack of education hindering the progress of women
Monday, April 14 2008
Miss Alice Botchway, Ashanti Regional Director of the Department of Women has cited the lack of education among majority of women worldwide as the main cause of poverty among them.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Reject non-performing politicians – PNC
Monday, April 14 2008
Dr Edward Mahama, the presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has appealed to the electorate to treat politicians as their employees and judge them on their performance.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Ga Presbytery holds 36th Conference
Monday, April 14 2008
Rev Professor Emmanuel Martey, Chairman of the Ga Presbytery has charged Christians to diligently learn the word of God and have faith to become more rooted in him.
(MANWE) NPP:
Show gratitude to NPP government
Monday, April 14 2008
Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Abubakari, Upper West Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged the people to retain the Party in power in the upcoming elections as a mark of gratitude to the government for development projects it has implemented in the region.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Students urged to take academic work seriously
Monday, April 14 2008
The Dean of Students Affairs of the University of Education, Winneba, Dr Cosmas Worlanyo Kofi Mereku has advised students of the University to take their academic work seriously to enable them become achievers in future.
(KPONE) AMA:
Kpone/Katamanso MP given the nod
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, 41 year-old Member of Parliament for the Kpone/Katamanso Constituency in the Greater Accra Region has been re-elected as the constituency’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the December elections.
(BUSUA) AHANTA WEST:
Ahanta to settle disputes to benefit from oil boom
Monday, April 14 2008
The Ahanta Traditional Council has initiated moves to resolve outstanding chieftaincy and land disputes in the area before actual production of the oil discovered recently in the area begins.
NATIONAL:
Fifth Global Day on Darfur commemorated
Monday, April 14 2008
Prof Kwame Karikari, Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa, has appealed to intellectuals to reinvigorate the symbolism of the Black Star and express concern over situations in other African countries.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Throw weight behind John, John ticket – NDC supporters urged
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr Daniel Nii Okai, a top NDC official and Odododiodioo Constituency Chairman has called on members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to throw their weight behind the party’s presidential candidate, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, and his running mate, Mr John Dramani Mahama, to ensure a resounding victory in the December general election.
(KUMASI) NDC:
Muntaka voted as Parliamentary Candidate for Asawasi
Monday, April 14 2008
Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka Mohammed, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawasi, has been re-elected to contest the seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in this year’s general election.
(WENCHAU) NDC:
Dishing out of money will not save NPP - Chireh
Monday, April 14 2008
The dishing out of money to the electorate would not save New Patriotic Party (NPP) from defeat in Election 2008 because Ghanaians are aware that they came to power to grab everything for themselves and their cronies only.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
FDB seeks public support to arrest bromate users
Monday, April 14 2008
The  Western Regional Zonal office of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has called on the public to be vigilant and help track down bakers who use potassium bromate in the baking of bread and pastries.
(DENU) NDC:
Ketu South NDC retains Zigah
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr Albert Zigah, 48, the incumbent MP for Ketu South has been  retained as NDC parliamentary candidate for the 2008 elections.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Government’s poverty alleviation programme lacks transparency - NDC
Monday, April 14 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), said it would continue to call for the transparent implementation of the Livelihood Enhancement Against Poverty (LEAP), “under which the Government was giving money to people alleged to be poor.”
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Couple cause son’s death
Monday, April 14 2008
The Takoradi Police have arrested a couple for negligently causing the death of their nine-year-old son.
(ACCRA) NPP:
NPP begins vetting of candidates in Eastern Region
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr Lord Commey, National Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), says it is the National Executive Council (NEC) that determines who should contest the parliamentary seats on the ticket of the Party.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
Mrs Thompson Launches campaign in Cape Coast
Monday, April 14 2008
Mrs Nancy Thompson, a Retired Educationist and the only woman contesting the Cape Coast New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary seat, launched her campaign in Cape Coast with a promise to work hard to move the area’s development forward to enable the Metropolis to gain back its past glory.
(CAPE COAST) NDC:
MP calls for re-opening of UCC Casely-Hayford Hall
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, National Youth Organizer of the National democratic Congress (NDC) and Member of Parliament for Tamale South has appealed to the authorities of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to temper justice with mercy and re-open the Casely-Hayford Hall to students of the hall to enhance smooth academic work.
(ASSINMAN) ASSIN NORTH :
64 per cent better.
Monday, April 14 2008
The Assinman health insurance scheme of Assin North Municipality has so far registered 83,209 people, representing 64 percent coverage of the targeted area since its inauguration four years ago.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
Community to build a court.
Monday, April 14 2008
The chiefs and people of Assin North raised a total of GH¢6,100 to support a court building project currently being constructed for the district.
ACCRA:
Sacking my aide is not for public consumption- Former President
Monday, April 14 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings said on Monday that the reasons for the removal of his special aide, Mr Victor Smith, was not “a matter for public consumption”.
SUNYANI :
Five MMDCEs confirmed.
Monday, April 14 2008
Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Brong Ahafo regional minister, has sworn into office five newly confirmed District and Municipal Chief Executives at a short ceremony in Sunyani.
    
(SEKONDI) STMA :
34000 to partake in BECE
Monday, April 14 2008
About 34,000 students would participate in the Basic Education Certificate examination (BECE) in 116 centres in the Western Region this year.
(COURT) CAPE COAST:
Policewoman assaulted
Monday, April 14 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit Court on Monday granted GH¢ 2,000 bail with two sureties to be justified to Bismarck Appiah 18, a former Junior High School student from Denkyira Wawase, for allegedly assaulting three policewomen and causing unlawful damage.
(COURTS) HOHOE :
An assembly man summoned by court
Monday, April 14 2008
A magistrate’s court at Hohoe has issued a warrant for the arrest of Charles Agbelie, self-employed and an assemblyman, for his persistent failure to attend court in respect of 3,600 Ghana Cedis failed foreign travel deal.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
700 million goes into water improvement
Monday, April 14 2008
Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of State at Ministry for Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Monday announced that government had so far invested 700 million US dollars towards improvement of water supply in urban areas in the country since 2001.
WA EAST:
Pre schools closing down.
Monday, April 14 2008
Day Nursery schools in the Wa East District are closing down due to the withdrawal of Catholic Relief Service (CRS)’s School Feeding Programme in its affiliated beneficiary schools.
KUMASI :
Bad leadership cause of underdevelopment- clergy
Monday, April 14 2008
Reverend Otuo Acheampong, Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has cited bad leadership as the main factor that had contributed to the country’s slow pace of development over the years in spite of Ghana’s rich natural and human resources.
      
(ACCRA) AMA:
Meat sellers in district process it unhygienically
Monday, April 14 2008
A whopping 420,000 Ghanaians fall sick every year due to poor dieting, Mrs. Victoria Tsekpo, Acting Director of Women in Agriculture and Development of Ministry of Food andAgriculture, said on Monday in Accra.
NATIONAL :
US embassy to contain student visa
Monday, April 14 2008
In anticipation of increased demand for student visas over the coming months, the US Embassy announced on Monday that it would accept student visa applicants on a walk-in basis on Wednesday mornings between April 30 and September 3, 2008
    
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
DANIDA organise workshop for health committes
Monday, April 14 2008
A four-day training workshop for School Health Committees in schools with DANIDA funded projects has ended at Breman Asikuma in the Central Region.
    
ACCRA :
All local assemblies should organise prayer towards our elections
Monday, April 14 2008
The Apostolic Church, Ghana, has directed its clergy and presiding elders to conduct "intensive prayer programmes" in all local assemblies towards the December 2008 Presidential and Parliamentary election.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE:
Garu Tempane goes under reconstruction after floods
Monday, April 14 2008
The Garu Tempane District Assembly has taken delivery of a cash donation of GH¢ 1,000 from the Adabraka Calvary Baptist Church in Accra to help in the reconstruction of the district.
BOLGATANGA:
Chiefs call for sustained peace in Bolgatanga Traditional Area
Monday, April 14 2008
The Chiefs and people of the Bolgatanga Traditional Area at the weekend celebrated their annual “Adakoya” festival with a call on the people to help maintain and sustain the current peace in the area.
(AKYEM AKROSO) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Centre to train persons with disabilities established at Akyem Akroso
Monday, April 14 2008
The management of Needy Elevation Crusaders, an NGO has established a centre to train Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in dress making, tailoring, Kente weaving and batik tie and dye at Akyem Akroso in the Birim Central Municipality. 
AKOSOMBO:
President Kufuor meets cabinet to review policies
Monday, April 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor and members of his Cabinet on Monday gathered at Akosombo for a two-day special retreat to map out strategies to consolidate the government’s socio-economic gains as he nears the completion of his two terms of government.
SUNYANI:
Government to compensate traditional councils adequately – Boafo
Monday, April 14 2008
The Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture is dialoguing with the appropriate authorities to ensure that traditional councils are adequately compensated on lands released to government for investments.   
HO:
66 Artillery Regiment institutes environment day
Monday, April 14 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Kotia, Commanding Officer of 66 Artillery Regiment, at the Volta Barracks, Ho, on Monday said the military institution had declared the first Friday of every month environment day.
(ASHANTI NEW TOWN) KMA :
Hole-in-heart pupil supported
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Education Directorate has donated GH¢6,000 to a hole-in-heart primary five pupil to cover part of the cost of a corrective surgery she has been asked to undergo.
(AWAWSO) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Miners worry over delay in rehabilitating railway sector
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Miners of the Ghana Bauxite Company (GBC) have expressed concern about Government’s delay to rehabilitate the railway network, which serves as a major bulk haul of bauxite and other minerals from mining sites.
ASHIAMAN :
Police urge victims to help identify crime suspects
Tuesday, April 15 2008
To enable the police to get enough evidence for the prosecution of suspected criminals, victims of armed robberies have been called upon not to shirk their responsibility of identifying perpetrators when they are arrested.
SEKYERE EAST:
New offices for Sekyere East MHIS
Tuesday, April 15 2008
An office for the Sekyere East District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) has been inaugurated at Effiduase, the district capital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites’ success spurs on Sellas
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Few men have achieved success with Ghana’s national under-20 team, the Black Satellites and that certainly explains why it appears one the difficult sides to manage after its past glory days.
SUNYANI :
Over 70,000 pupils benefiting from School Feeding Programme
Tuesday, April 15 2008
About 77,867 pupils in 183 schools in the Brong Ahafo Region are benefiting from the Ghana School Feeding programme.
(ANFOEGA-BUME) KPANDO :
Squirrel bites farmer to death
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Christopher Worlanyo, a 37-year-old farmer died after he was bitten by a ground squirrel on his farm at Anfoega-Bume in the Kpando district of the Volta Region.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Use knowledge to promote peace
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Ghanaian intellectuals have been urged to use their acquired knowledge to promote peace and unity in the country, particularly in conflict areas.
    
(ANLOGA) KETA :
Victims of Anloga disturbances buried
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Three people who were killed last November in clashes between a section of Anlos and the police during the attempted installation of an Awo-mefia (overlord) for the area have been buried.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema police exposes robbers’ new tactics
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The heavy military-cum-police presence in the Tema metropolis, both day and night has forced armed robbers to change their modus operandi.
WEIJA :
Weija lake under threat
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Activities of stone winners within the Weija Lake Afforestation Project not only threaten the lake, but also could further aggravate the water crisis confronting residents of the Accra Metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Queens plan Brazil upset
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Black Queens coach,Mumuni Gamel,has targeted a major upset in their Olympic Games play-off with Brazil in China on 19 April.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
CAF Inter-clubs draw takes place in May in Cameroon
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will conduct the draw for the inter-clubs competitions on 17 May 2008 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei’s Legia move on hold
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Ransford Osei could see out the rest of the Ghana season with Kessben FC despite agreeing a deal to join Legia Warsaw on loan in February.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Women’s League fixed for May
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The Women’s League Board, (WLB) the body charged with the organization of women’s football in the country has proposed Saturday, May 3 as the date for the commencement of the much- awaited Women’s League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien in Africa stars line-up for charity
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is among the star-studded African side invited by Mali striker Freddy Kanoute to play in a match in May to raise funds for his orphanage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
SIC To Present GH¢10,000 Towards SWAG Match
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The state Insurance Corporation, the nations number one insurance outfit, is to present a cheque of GH¢10,000 to the sports writers Association of Ghana SWAG today towards the SWAG/Nyemitei cup match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA to hold an Extra-ordinary meeting
Tuesday, April 15 2008
There will be an extra-ordinary congress of the GFA on May 6, 2008 at the GFA Secretariat at 11.00 a.m.
(KNUST) KMA:
Lecturer tackles armed student
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The courage of a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in defying a threat to his life, led to the arrest of an armed student of the university who had stolen a laptop computer and a mobile phone from his office.Image
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana Name Squad For FIFA U-17 Qualifier
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Ghana have announced a squad of 30 to prepare for their FIFA U-17 women’s world cup qualifier against the Democratic Republic of Congo.
(TESANO) AMA :
Let chiefs control stool land revenue
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has called on the government to restore the collection and disbursement of stool land revenue to traditional rulers to make them financially autonomous.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Baba Musah Dares Ishmael Tetteh
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Two national titles, two West African belts and 13 non-title contests being staged by Sikaprix Ashtown Boxing Promotion has revived tension, a la boxing style, within the vicinity of Bukom and British Accra, James Town.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Eight illegal miners jailed
Tuesday, April 15 2008
A circuit court at Obuasi has sentenced eight men to five years in hard labour each for illegally mining 11 sacks of gold quart from a shaft of AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Impostor arrested at Legon Hall
Tuesday, April 15 2008
An 18 year-old man, Michael Nuamenyo, who posed as
a student of Legon Hall of University of Ghana, was on Tuesday arrested by the Head of Security of the University of Ghana, ACP Amadu Salifu (rtd).
ACCRA:
Media can’t be left out in fight against corruption – Tetteh
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Ransford Tetteh on Tuesday said there could not be an effective fight against corruption without the involvement of the media.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Timber company’s operations threaten community
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Residents of a suburb in Akwatia in the Kwaebibirem District have threatened to drag Sakuma Company Limited, a timber company whose activities had posed serious threats to the lives of households in the area to court for redress.
TEMA:
Invigilators commend WAEC
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The management of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has been commended for providing examination centres with both cassette tapes and Compact Disk during the Oral English at the ongoing West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
(OBUASI) OMA:
Shirk factions for development - Owusu-Ansah
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, has expressed concern about the creation of factions and divisions within the Obuasi Municipal Assembly.
(KYEMPO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Use festival to promote tourism – Osei-Assibey
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Mr Osei-Assibey Antwi, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, has urged traditional rulers to use their various festivals to promote
and showcase tourist attraction sites in their localities.
ACCRA:
Expedite clearing of hazardous items from ports - Chamber of Mines
Tuesday, April 15 2008
The Ghana Chamber of Mines on Tuesday proposed the adoption of a single import permit that would allow mining and quarrying companies to import, clear and take delivery of explosives as soon as they arrive at the ports.
ACCRA:
Transform environmental committees into statutory bodies – Jumah
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, Deputy Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment on Tuesday called for the transformation of District Environmental Management Committees (DEMCs) into statutory committees of district assemblies.
(TONGO)TALENSI-NABDAM:
Encroachment of school lands on the ascendancy
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Mr Linus Cofie Attey, Upper East Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has expressed his concern about the spate of school lands encroachment in the Region.
(KALEO) WA :
Two JHS children drown in Wa
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Two Junior High School students on got drowned in a dam on Kaleo road in Wa during a swimming practice.
(AIRPORT) AMA:
CEPS to address grievances of stakeholders
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Commissioner of Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) would address a public forum tomorrow, Thursday, April 17 to address concerns of stakeholders.
CAPE COAST:
Fuel stations closed down
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), regulator of the country’s petroleum industry, has closed down 20 filling stations in the Central Region for failing to meet the minimum standards of performance prescribed for the operations of petroleum product retail outlets
ACCRA :
Entrepreneurs urged to file tax returns
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Ms. Zaineb Yakubu, Principal Inspector of Taxes at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has reminded entrepreneurs to pay their taxes regularly.
(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH :
Barber defiles 5-year old
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Razak Ibrahim, alias Gado, a 35-year old barber of Kpassa in the newly created Nkwanta North District, has been sentenced to 12years’ jail term by a Hohoe circuit court for defiling a five-year-old class one pupil.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Armed Forces impersonator fined
Wednesday, April 16 2008
An Accra Regional Tribunal has convicted Eric Osei Kwaku, aka Joseph Amoah, who attempted to join the Armed Forces under false pretence during a recruitment exercise.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Move to increase women enrolment in NHIS
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Mrs Oboshie Sai-Cofie, Minister of Information and National Orientation has reiterated the need for women to enrol in National Health Insurance scheme as a measure to curb the increasing cases of mothers being detained at health facilities for non-payment of medical bills.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level above minimum
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority.
(ADWESO) NEW JUABEN
Bishop urges leaders not to forget about their background
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the  Methodist Church, Right Reverend Fredrick Nnuroh has advised people in leadership not to forget their background especially people who supported them in their way to progress.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Motivate teachers to ensure success of education reform-Alovi
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers, NAGRAT, Mr. Kwame Alorvi, has said that the success of the New Educational Reforms programme will depend on how well teachers are resourced and motivated to give of their best.
JOMORO:
NYEP employs over 300 people
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has employed 374 people under the different modules in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.
(SAKUMONO) TMA:
Four lives lost by sea.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Four persons, including a 19 year old girl, drowned at the Mighty Beach at Sakumono, near Tema during the Easter holidays.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts play another friendly
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak would on Wednesday engage Gamba All Blacks in a friendly match in search of their rhythm for the recessed Onetouch Premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zebi take on Great Stars in G/A Division Two League
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Zebi F/C clash with Great Stars at La Town Park on Saturday, when the Greater Accra Division Two Football League enters the Sixth Week as the top liner for Zone Two.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Baby Essien is Born
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Ghana’s most rated football star Michael Essien has been blessed with a bouncy baby boy.
(TWIFO DENYASE) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Mad man jailed 2 years.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Charles Dangema, a citizen of Twifo- Denyase, who feigned madness, smeared himself with human excreta and escaped from police custody has been jailed 24 months by the District Magistrate’s court at Twifo–Praso.He pleaded guilty.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Baba Armando makes Kotoko return
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Former Ghana international Baba Armando Adamu has returned to league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko after a reported loam move to Sudan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gargo joins AshGold coaching staff
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Former Black Stars defender, Mohammed Gargo, has joined AshantiGold’s technical team for the rest of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Division 2 enters Week six
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Oguaa United will meet Adisadel Great Astronomers at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast in the Sixth Week of the Central Region Division Two league which comes off at all the league centres on Sunday, April 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Declaration of Players’ Status
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The following players and club officials are requested to appear before the GFA Player Status Committee at the FA’s new Secretariat on Thursday 17TH April 2008 at 1:00pm PROMPT.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Ghana beat China in International Golf Championship
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Ghanaian members of the Celebrity Golf Club defeated their Chinese counterparts 11.5 points to 6.5, to win this year’s Ghana/China International Friendship Golf Championship played at the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono, near Tema on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ivory Coast end Stielike’s reign
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Former German international Ulrich Stielike will not have his contract renewed as Ivory Coast coach.
(COURT) AMA:
MCE in court.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
An Accra-based businessman has instituted an action at the Accra Fast Track High Court praying the court to imprison the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mr Stanley Nii Adjiri-Blankson, for contempt of court.
(COURT) WASSA WEST :
2 jailed for sixty years.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Two armed robbers were jailed a total of 60 years for robbing a man of his mobile phone and his GH¢60.00 at gun point by a Tarkwa circuit court presided over by His Lordship John Ajet Nasam.
    
(BARRACK) HO :
Soldiers save lifes.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Over 100 soldiers from the 66 Artillery Regiment of Volta Barrack on Wednesday, transfused an emergency dose of blood into the Volta Regional blood bank which had been anaemic since the last Easter.
(COURT) WASSA WEST:
20 years for defilement
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Kwabena Amoasi, a labourer have been jailed 20 years by a Tarkwa Circuit Court presided over by Mr John Ajet Nasam, for defiling a 14 years old girl at Sewhi Yawmatwa in the Bia district.
ACCRA :
Review torture protocol.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Professor Ken Attafuah, Executive Director of Justice and Human Rights Institute, has called on the government to ratify the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention Against Torture (OPCAT).
(WINNEBA) AESDA :
Game for festival disputed.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The animal used for the Aboakyire festival at Winneba is not a deer, but a bushbuck.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level for today
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, April 16.
 
(SANDEMA)BUILSA :
Ghanaians must adopt improved health styles
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The public have been advised to adopt improved life styles and health care to avoid contracting diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
PRU:
Children rescued from slavery
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Mission of Hope for Society Foundation, a child rights advocacy Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has rescued a total of 230 children engaged in various forms of child labour in the Pru district of Brong Ahafo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Falconets face uphill task to qualify for FIFA U-20 qualifiers
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Nigeria’s U-20 women’s national team, Falconets faces an uphill task in the qualifying rounds of the 4th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup as they trek Yaounde as guests of their Cameroonian counterparts in the second leg clash of the first round this weekend.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Parents asked not to lock up children with special needs
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Mrs. Salome François, President of Parents Association of Children with Intellectual Disability (PACID), on Wednesday advised parents with children with special needs not to lock them up in rooms but provide them with the much needed love and attention.
(BESEASE) EJISU-JUABENG:
ECG to open a new switching station at Ejisu-Beasease
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The management of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) would soon install a power station at Besease near Ejisu in the Ejisu-Juaben District to supply power to the proposed Inland Port at Boankra.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Takoradi and Sekondi markets to be modernised - Nkrumah
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Takoradi Central Market and the Sekondi Market are to be modernised to facilitate economic activities in the area.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Demonstration against NHIS in Central Gonja is politically motivated - DCE
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Mr. Zakaria Yakubu, Central Gonja District Chief Executive has stated that the recent demonstration against the administration of the Central Gonja District Health Mutual Insurance Scheme (CGDMHIS) and the Scheme Manager was politically motivated.
HOHOE:
Banks in Volta Region asked to tighten security
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Banks in the northern sector of the Volta Region have been urged to tighten their internal security in view of the recent robbery at the Hohoe branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank.
    
( EKUMFI ESSARKYIRE) MFANTSEMAN:
Students urged to stop relying on tips to pass examinations
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Central Regional Controller of the West African Examinations Council, (WAEC) Mr. E.N.O. Quaye has admonished students to learn hard and stop relying on tips or what they called “apo” to pass examinations.
(TEMA) TMA:
Ghana National Fire Service to rehabilitate water hydrants
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Personnel of Ghana National Fire Service in Tema on Wednesday began a two-week mapping out exercise to rehabilitate water hydrants in the metropolis for easy accessibility during a fire outbreak.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Oil and gas forum held in Koforidua
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Participants at a forum on Oil and Gas in Koforidua have called for the strengthening of the human capacity of district assemblies to enable them to effectively deal with potential challenges of the industry.
(ADOBEWURA) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Chief calls for extension of electricity to his community
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Chiefs and people of Adobewura in the Atwima Mponua District have appealed to government and the district assembly to extend electricity to the town and neighbouring communities.
(KANSAKROM) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Flood victims receive relief items
Wednesday, April 16 2008
The Atwima Mponua District Assembly and the District’s Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), have presented relief items worth GH¢ 600 to victims of a rainstorm and flood that hit parts of that district recently.
HO:
More to benefit from School Feeding by 2010
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Alhaji Yakubo Issah, the Volta Regional Coordinator of the School Feeding Programme, has said a total of 1.4 million basic school pupils are expected to benefit from the scheme by 2010.
BAWKU:
Health workers urged to resume work
Thursday, April 17 2008
Health workers of the Bawku Presbyterian Hospital, who have refused to go back to work for fear of their lives, have been assured of their safety and asked to resume work as soon as possible.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Parties divided over demolition exercise in Accra
Thursday, April 17 2008
At least three of the country’s political parties are divided in opinion over the decision of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to halt what has become a sporadic demolition of structures in waterlogged areas to rather construct canals.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Court sentences impersonator
Thursday, April 17 2008
An Accra Regional Tribunal has convicted Eric Osei Kwaku, aka Joseph Amoah, who attempted to join the Armed Forces under false pretence during a recruitment exercise.
HOHOE:
35-year barber defiled 5-year class one pupil
Thursday, April 17 2008
Razak Ibrahim, alias Gado, a 35-year old barber of Kpassa in the newly created Nkwanta North District, was last Monday sentenced to 12 years’ jail term by a Hohoe circuit court for defiling a five-year-old class one pupil.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Asantehene to host Malian President & Princess of Thailand
Thursday, April 17 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, will hold a durbar in honour of President Amadou Toumani Toure of Mali on Friday, April 18.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Barclays MD discharged
Thursday, April 17 2008
The Managing Director of Barclays Bank Ghana Limited who was cited for contempt of court was on Wednesday discharged by an Accra Fast Track High Court.

Cassava flour to be used for bread
Thursday, April 17 2008
Ghanaians will soon eat bread made from cassava flour, when a project to produce composite floor takes off in the country.
(NINGO- PRAMPRAM) DANGME WEST:
Women train to build houses
Thursday, April 17 2008
About 100 unemployed women made up of female porters (Kayayee) and slum dwellers have been trained to use blocks made from Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) for building houses.
CAPE COAST :
Man remanded for allegedly assaulting hawker
Thursday, April 17 2008
Paul Mensah, alias Kobina, a 25-year-old labourer at Essuekyir, a suburb of Cape Coast has been remanded in custody by a Circuit Court in Cape Coast for allegedly assaulting one Peter Baidoo, a hawker.
<(OFFINSO) NPP :
NPP activists at Offinso South root for MP
Thursday, April 17 2008
Some supporters, activists and polling station chairmen of the Offinso South Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), have kicked against what they said were attempts by some aggrieved members of the party to discredit Dr. Owusu Achaw Duah, Member of Parliament (MP) for the area.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Ghana to export about 60,000 barrels of oil per day
Thursday, April 17 2008
Oil experts estimate that Ghana will by the second quarter of 2009 or early 2010 export about 60,000 barrels of oil a day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premiership resumes April 27
Thursday, April 17 2008
The verification period for the second transfer window for the premier league ends on Friday, April 25 as the second round of the OneTouch Premiership gets set to start.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
King Faisal sign partnership deal with Dutch firm
Thursday, April 17 2008
Premier league side,King Faisal, have sealed a three-year partnership deal with Holland-based Sports consultancy outfit, Van Vorsen PV.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Referees Escape Death During Second Division Football Match.
Thursday, April 17 2008
Another disaster nearly struck Ghana football when class one referee William Kwame Gligue, assistant referees Clement Zonaba and Isaac Abotsi from Akatsi escaped death by teeth when irate players,team officials and supporterers holding weapons pounced on them to vent their spleen .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ishmael Addo scores first goal in comeback
Thursday, April 17 2008
Hearts of Oak striker Ishmael Addo scored his first goal for the club on Wedneday after joining the club in the mid-season transfer.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Plastic recycling plant for Elmina
Thursday, April 17 2008
A 1.3 million euro plastic waste recycling plant, Cyclus Elmina Recycling Factory, located at Aburansa in the Komen- da-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) District in the Central Region would start operations before the end of the year.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Ghanaian youngster to represent Africa in Sweden
Thursday, April 17 2008
Ghana’s Samuel Akayade has qualified alongside eight other players, the nine-man team will represent the continent at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-organised World Cadet Challenge in Heisenberg, Sweden.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Boxing Association releases Week Four fixtures
Thursday, April 17 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) has released the fixtures of the Week Four of its boxing league scheduled for Friday, April 18 at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingson ruled out till May
Thursday, April 17 2008
After receiving treatment in France last week due to injury suffered during the African Cup of Nations held last January in Ghana, Ghanaian goalkeeper, Richard Kingson, has been ruled out of action till next month, May, when he will return to the field for football action.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
200 golfers to battle for Unilever trophy
Thursday, April 17 2008
The 44th Annual Unilever Ghana Limited Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course, Accra on Saturday, April 19.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN
Ghana duo in Turkish Cup final
Thursday, April 17 2008
Two Ghanaian players Adamu Mohammed and Daniel Addo are close to a silverware in their first season in Europe.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Development on course - MCE
Thursday, April 17 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Frank Bosumtwi has stated  that developmental projects initiated in the district by the assembly are doing well.
BIAKOYE:
Move to resolve agitation
Thursday, April 17 2008
A seven-member cominittee has been inaugurated by the Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council (VRCC) to look into the controversy over the siting of the capital of the Biakoye District.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Communities educated on governance
Thursday, April 17 2008
Communities within the Adansi and Amansie districts in the Ashanti Region have been educated on human rights and governance issues for the people to appreciate their roles in community development.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Aspirant promises better development
Thursday, April 17 2008
"Having realised the loop holes in the administration and management of the developments in the Akim Oda constituency during my service as a civil servant, DCE and finally MCE, i deem it appropiate to go for the position of MP of the constituency to ensure that what I already started is continued".
NATIONAL:
Alan ’Cash’ pulls out of NPP
Thursday, April 17 2008
News making rounds in Accra suggests that the former Trade and
Industry Minister, Mr. Alan Kyeremateng has resigned from the ruling New Patriotic Party.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Health care professionals hold summit
Friday, April 18 2008
Ghanaian Physicians and other health care professionals have begun their annual meeting under the aegis of the Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America (GPSF) to hear academic presentations.
NATIONAL :
Alan shocks NPP
Friday, April 18 2008
Ghanaians, particularly, supporters of the New Patriotic Party have expressed shock at the resignation of the former Trade and Industry Minister, Mr. Alan Kyeremateng from the ruling New Patriotic Party.
NATIONAL:
HFC Bank to exploit opportunities in West Africa
Friday, April 18 2008
HFC Bank Ghana said it was building strategic alliances in Nigeria, Gambia and Sierra Leone in view of its vision to establish its presence in the West Africa sub-region.
(SUHUM) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR:
More communities connected to national grid
Friday, April 18 2008
More communities in the Ayensuano constituency in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District are being connected to the national electricity grid.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST :
Zonal Councils receive support
Friday, April 18 2008
Mr. Eric Busby Quartey-Papafio, Municipal Chief Executive of the Ga West Municipal Assembly (GWMA), has presented 10 motorbikes valued at 28,990 Ghana Cedis to its Zonal Councils to assist them in carrying out their duties in their communities.
(POMADZE) AGONA :
Preach peace and love – Kufuor
Friday, April 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has counselled followers of the various religious faiths to accept the duty of preaching the message of peace and love.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Akwatia communities to get borehole
Friday, April 18 2008
An aspiring independent parliamentary candidate for the Akwatia constituency, Mr Basil Ahiable, has initiated bore hole projects in Asuboni and Dugbatsekope, both in the Akwatia area.
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI:
Mob attacks pastor
Friday, April 18 2008
An angry mob at Chiraa, near Sunyani besieged the town’s police station to demand the release of pastor Richard Nti Boahen, founder of Fountain Fire Chapel, who was falsely accused of burying a human being at the premises of the Church.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST :
Don’t ban employment of ex-convicts
Friday, April 18 2008
A Deputy Director of Prisons (DDP) and Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Prisons Service, Mr Oppong Tweneboa-Kodua, has called on the government to consider repealing laws that ban the employment of ex-convicts in the public sector.
(SUHUM ) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Accident victims buried
Friday, April 18 2008
The Reverend Sylvester Opoku, Pastor in-charge of Bethany Church, Suhum in the Eastern Region has expressed worry about the way people regarded funerals as merry making events and later incurred debts for the bereaved family.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Prince host Botswana on Sunday
Friday, April 18 2008
The National U-20 Women’s Soccer team, the Black Princesses of Ghana will on Sunday, 20th April, 2008 play host to their counterparts from Botswana in a world cup qualifier at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium at 3pm.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Bok Nam Kim Memorial Golf
Friday, April 18 2008
The 2008 edition of the Bok Nam Kim Memorial Open Golf Championship will tee off at the Tema Country Golf Course on Saturday, April 26.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea renders apology to colleagues
Friday, April 18 2008
Ghanaian midfielder Laryea Kingston has apologized to his club side Hearts of Scotland for his touchline bust up with manager Stevie Frail
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sydney honour awaits John Mensah
Friday, April 18 2008
Deputy Ghana captain, John Mensah would be decorated with an award by the Ghana Football Association for earning his 53rd cap with the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starke F/C reap goal harvest
Friday, April 18 2008
Dunkwa-on-Offin Starke F/C recorded the highest number of goals in their outstanding Central Region Division Two league when they spanked Assin Adiembra United Stars 5-0 at Dunkwa-on-Offin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GABA reschedules bouts
Friday, April 18 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) has rescheduled the Week Four fixtures of the third edition of its boxing league to Friday, April 25.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe out of SWAG Cup clash
Friday, April 18 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko leading marksman,Eric Bekoe,has been ruled out of Sunday’s Sports Writers Cup match against AshGold at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien keeps Chelsea in title contest
Friday, April 18 2008
Michael Essien kept Chelsea’s Premier League title hopes alive as Avram Grant’s side all but ended Everton’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Goodison Park here Thursday.
(KPONE) TMA:
Energy sector to be boosted.
Friday, April 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor today  performed the ceremony to mark the formal commencement of work on a 560-megawatt Sunon Asogli Kpone Power Plant Project, a private sector initiative to complement Government’s efforts at ensuring energy security.
ACCRA :
Media must be involved more.
Friday, April 18 2008
Mr Eric Chinje, External Affairs Manager of the World Bank has called for the media’s involvement in State contract negotiations from the initial stage to ensure transparency.
    
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Be keen on education,tree growers urged
Friday, April 18 2008
Tree growers in the Birim Central Municipality have ended a day’s workshop on the benefits and maintenance of trees that they grow.
ACCRA :
Stop taking "PAYOLA".
Friday, April 18 2008
Radio presenters and Disc Jockeys have been urged to desist from collecting money from musicians and their producers before playing their music on air.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM NORTH :
Six on remand.
Friday, April 18 2008
A circuit court at Akim Swedru in the Eastern region, has remanded six people belonging to an armed robbery gang for stealing and causing damage to property.
BAWKU :
Let peace prevail.
Friday, April 18 2008
The West Africa Network for Peace Building and civil society organizations under the Bawku Peace Initiative has  called on the government to consolidate the ongoing effort to make the peace in Bawku sustainable.
(WASIPEA) WEST GONJA :
Chief appeals to government
Friday, April 18 2008
Wasipeawura Mumuni Anyame 11, paramount Chief of the Wasipea Traditional Area has appealed to the government to create a separate district for the area out of the West Gonja District to be known as the Daboya/Mankarigu District.
    
ACCRA :
Do not undermine UNCTAD.
Friday, April 18 2008
A call has been made to developed countries to stop undermining the role of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in issues of global trade and development.
    
(ACCRA) :
GIPC heads towards Shenzhen.
Friday, April 18 2008
The Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) would soon open an office in Shenzhen, a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern People’s Republic of China, situated north of Hong Kong, to facilitate business opportunities between China and Ghana, Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, the Chief Executive Officer said.
(ACCRA) :
Man rewarded with GHC 1000
Friday, April 18 2008
The Upper East Regional office of Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited has presented cash reward of GH¢1,000 to Mr Abdul-Kassim Majeeda, a Civil Servant, for arresting two boys who had stolen the Company’s cable.
    
ACCRA :
CEPS checks gear.
Friday, April 18 2008
Mr. Emmanuel N. Doku, Commissioner of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), says CEPS was determined to re-define its relationship with the business community.
ACCRA :
Spain deports Ghanaians.
Friday, April 18 2008
Fifteen Ghanaians, with ages ranging between from 17 and 34 years, were deported by the government of Spain to Ghana for illegally entering the country.
(DZODZE) HO :
Flower vases avert death.
Friday, April 18 2008
Police personnel at the Dzodze District Police Station escaped death  when a 33-seater Mercedes Benz Bus crashed into their offices.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Protect patients profile
Friday, April 18 2008
A student of the Department of Psychology and Education of the University of Education, Winneba, Mrs. Kpatibi A. B. Makafui, has appealed to health workers to be loyal, tolerant, trustworthy and approachable to patients to ensure their speedy recovery.
   
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua Hospital wants dead bodies collected
Friday, April 18 2008
The Management of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, has appealed to families that have abandoned dead bodies at the hospital’s morgue to come for them immediately.
(LARTEH AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Larteh Association in UK donates computers
Friday, April 18 2008
Members of the Larteh Association of the United Kingdom,have donated 11 computers and printers for use by school children in Larteh-Akuapem.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
Churches urged to help check vices
Friday, April 18 2008
Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, Eastern Region Minister, on Friday expressed worry about the increasing rate of vices in society.
(KPONE) TMA:
Asogli Power Plant project takes-off
Friday, April 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for the commencement of work on the 560 megawatts Sunon Asogli Power Plant Project at Kpone near Tema.      
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene hosts Malian President
Saturday, April 19 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has organized a durbar at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi to welcome the Malian President Amadou Tourmani Toure, who is on a three day state visit to Ghana.
ACCRA :
SME’s asked to keep records
Saturday, April 19 2008
Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs), have been urged to make record keeping an integral part of their business activities
NATIONAL :
BECE candidates wished well
Saturday, April 19 2008
The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, has wished candidates for the 2008 BECE who begin their papers on Monday “good luck and God’s guidance” throughout the examination.
NATIONAL :
Reactions greet Alan’s resignation
Saturday, April 19 2008
The bombshell resignation of Alan Kyerematen, defeated presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party from the party on Thursday, continues to receive mixed reactions both from the leadership of the party and the public.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KMA registers over 22,000 BECE candidates
Saturday, April 19 2008
About 22,450 registered candidates from 358 Junior High Schools (JHS) in Kumasi metropolis are writing the 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which starts on Monday, April 21.
BAWKU:
Teenage Police impostor sentenced
Saturday, April 19 2008
Abeyoog Awuni Abdulai, an 18-year old former High School student has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by the Bawku Magistrate court for posing as a policeman.
(JUASO) ASANTE-AKIM SOUTH :
Cocoa farmers sensitised on disease
Saturday, April 19 2008
About 70 cocoa farmers in the Asante-Akim South District have been sensitized on the identification and control of cocoa black pod disease at a forum at Juaso.
(TEMA) TMA :
Rainstorm causes havoc in Tema
Saturday, April 19 2008
A serve rainstorm ripped off the roof of the classroom block of Tema High Lorenz Wolf EP school.
(NYANKPALA) TOLON/ KUMBUNGU :
Nyankpala to get module school
Saturday, April 19 2008
The Tolon/Kumbungu District Chief Executive, Alhaji Wahab Suhuyini Wumbei, has cut the sod for the construction of a module school complex for the Nyankpala community to improve education in the area.
   
(JUASO) ASANTE-AKIM SOUTH :
GH¢1,200 for illegally felling tree
Saturday, April 19 2008
The Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr Jacob Boon has fined two persons GH¢600 each for illegally felling a tree in the Mirensah forest reserve near, Hwendwenase in the Asante-Akim South District.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Over 100 brilliant university students honoured
Saturday, April 19 2008
The University of Education, Winneba on has honoured 105 brilliant students who performed excellently during last academic year at its Dean’s Day celebration.
ACCRA :
Weather report
Saturday, April 19 2008
Mist or fog patches will affect shaded areas this morning, clearing by mid-morning. The afternoon will become bright and sunny over all the regions. Scattered rain showers will affect Southern Ghana including the Coastal Belt. Northern Ghana will remain dry, sunny and hot.
HO :
Medical Association sounds caution
Saturday, April 19 2008
The Volta Regional Branch of the Ghana Medical Association has reiterated that investment in the health of children and adolescents were crucial for the growth on any nation.
(SPINTEX) AMA :
Bishop remarries.
Sunday, April 20 2008

The General Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has remarried to an African American after divorcing his first wife, Francisca.

TECHIMAN :
Bill for chiefs.
Sunday, April 20 2008

A Bill to empower chiefs to adjudicate on chieftaincy and land disputes has been placed before Parliament.
    

(TAKORADI) STMA :
APRM is not political.
Sunday, April 20 2008

Reverend Professor S. K. Adjepong, Chairman of the Governing Council of National African Peer Review Mechanism (NAPRM-GC) has said it had the duty to insulate itself from partisan politics and would insist on non-politicization of its operations.

KMA :
Armed men on rampage
Sunday, April 20 2008

A gang of mobile phone snatchers, operating in a white KIA Pride taxi in parts of the Kumasi metropolis, has succeeded in robbing a number of ladies of their mobile phones and money at gunpoint over the past three weeks.

ACCRA :
We make profit from brain drain- Industrialist
Sunday, April 20 2008

Mr. Sam Jonah, a renowned business executive and industrialist has  called on government to adopt innovative means to tap economic benefits from the current brain drain in the health sector.
    

(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Lecturer takes up peace issue.
Sunday, April 20 2008

Dr Agnes Apusiga , a Lecturer of the University for Development Studies(UDS)has stressed that peace is the bedrock for development and that there would never be any meaningful development without the prevalence of peace.

BOLGATANGA :
Police administration fight for peace
Sunday, April 20 2008

The Police administration in the Upper East Region has called on stakeholders in the party political arena to desist from using vulgar, inflammatory language, heightening of ethnic and political tensions and personal attacks during the forthcoming elections.

ACCRA :
Ghana loses prominent journalist
Sunday, April 20 2008

The death is reported of Dr. Chris Asher (Snr,) at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra.

ACCRA :
Sierra Leonean President in Ghana.
Sunday, April 20 2008

Sierra Leonean President Bai Koroma, has arrived in Accra to participate in the 12th meeting of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) scheduled from April 20-25.

BAWKU :
We want peace- Student body.
Sunday, April 20 2008

The Bawku Students Union of the University of Development Studies (UDS) in the Upper East Region  appealed to people in the Bawku Traditional Area to resort to dialogue in settling differences rather than resorting to conflicts and confrontations.

(ENCHI) AOWIN SUAMAN :
Minister inspects projects.
Sunday, April 20 2008

Mr Kwesi Blay, Deputy Western Regional Minister has inspected the conditions of some roads leading to cocoa growing areas in the Western Region, which are soon to be rehabilitated.
    

ACCRA :
Ban Ki- Moon in town.
Sunday, April 20 2008

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-Moon, arrived in the country this evening, to participate in the 12th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Private universities admissions rockets up
Monday, April 21 2008
Available statistics indicate that admission of students to private universities in the country increased from 2,588 during 2003/2004 academic year to about 19,000 during the 2006/2007 academic year.
  
(KIBI) EAST AKIM :
Okyenhene calls on African leaders
Monday, April 21 2008
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amotia Ofori Panin has called on African leaders to speak out against injustices on the African continent if the continent is to move forward.
HO :
Military told to appreciate God’s grace
Monday, April 21 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Kotia, Commanding Officer of 66 Artillery Regiment in Ho on Sunday advised the personnel to let love and unity bind them together for its development.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Muslim scholars urged to fight ignorance-Veep
Monday, April 21 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has urged Muslim academicians to help combat public perception that the content of Islamic education is inadequate to liberate its followers from the grip of poverty, ignorance, squalor and disease.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Cocoa farmers to boost production
Monday, April 21 2008
The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), has outlined measures to increase and expand its microfinance credit facility to cocoa and other cash crop farmers to expand their farms to increase production.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Swedru road rehabilitation not abandoned – Highways Director
Monday, April 21 2008
The upgrading of roads in the Agona Swedru Municipality has not been abandoned by the contractor as being rumoured, Mr Kofi Boama Djan, Central Regional Director of the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) has stated.
ACCRA :
GJA President extols media freedom
Monday, April 21 2008
Mr Ransford Tetteh, President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), has said press freedom has been entrenched in the country and that the Ghanaian media would fight any government that tried to bring back the criminal libel law.  
(KUMASI) KMA :
First city investors guide launched
Monday, April 21 2008
As part of efforts to revive the enormous untapped investment potentials of Kumasi, Columbia University’s Millennium Cities Initiative (MCI), the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority (KMA) and other foreign partners, have launched the first West African Cities Investment Guide in Kumasi.
BONGO:
Bongo moves to reduce water flouride
Monday, April 21 2008
The Bongo district in the Upper East Region is making moves to reduce the high fluoride concentration in underground water.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor confers State Honour on Malian President
Monday, April 21 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has conferred the nation’s highest State Honour, “Companion of the Order of Star of Ghana” on Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure.
NATIONAL :
Address climatic change-UN Sec-Gen
Monday, April 21 2008
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, at the beginning of a West African tour, has asked the 12th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XII), to use the Accra meeting to address issues of climatic change.
(BOLE) NDC :
NDC elects Bole and Sawla parliamentary candidates
Monday, April 21 2008
The NDC parliamentary candidates for Bole and Sawla-Tuna-Kalba constituencies have been elected at separate delegates conferences held in Bole and Sawla.
(EJISU-JUABEN) NDC :
NDC elects parliamentary candidate
Monday, April 21 2008
Madam Anima Wilson, a caterer, has been elected as the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Ejisu-Juaben constituency at an election supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC) at Ejisu.
(GOMOA-POMADZE) GOMOA:
Embrace Elections 2008 with circumspection-Veep
Monday, April 21 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has asked Ghanaians to embrace Election 2008 with circumspection in order to avoid the spate of violence that had characterised similar elections in some African countries.
(KUMASI) NPP :
Northern citizens root for Boniface
Monday, April 21 2008
The Association of Northern Residents in Kumasi has added its voice to the call on Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, NPP presidential candidate, to choose Alhaji Abubakr Sidick Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, as his running mate.
AOWIN SUAMAN :
Pig production to be boosted
Monday, April 21 2008
The Aowin Suman district is looking at ways to vigorously promote pig producation to create alternative employment opportunities  for residents in the area.
TECHIMAN:
Cashew production under threat
Monday, April 21 2008
Cashew Farmers in Brong-Ahafo have called on the government to provide a commodity price at the national level and set
up an institution that will promote the crop as done to cocoa, coffee and sheanut.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana trounce Botswana in W/C qualifier
Monday, April 21 2008
The Black Princesses of Ghana, the national Under 21 female soccer team on Sunday mauled their counterparts from Botswana 9-0 at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko lifts SWAG Cup
Monday, April 21 2008
The 35th Edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Cup ended successfully at the Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday with the Porcupine Warriors and league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko beating AshantiGold 2-1 to lift the trophy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
SWAG to extend participating teams
Monday, April 21 2008
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has projected to expand the number of participating teams for the H.P. Nyemitei Cup competition in the near future.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea seals win for Hearts
Monday, April 21 2008
Hearts midfielder Laryea Kingston notched a superb free-kick to give the hosts all three points in a 3-2 victory over St Mirren.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy to give lecture at CAF seminar
Monday, April 21 2008
Ghana coach, Claude Le Roy would give a lecture on Monday as the Confederation of African Football, CAF, opens its technical seminar to review the 2008 African Nations Cup hosted by Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Real Madrid step up chase for Essien
Monday, April 21 2008
Real Madrid have stepped up their interest in Ghana’s Michael Essien and may offer Robinho and Roysten Drenthe in a bid to seal the deal.
(WIAGA) BUILSA :
Builsa to promote tourism
Monday, April 21 2008
The Builsa district assembly is geared towards  revamping its tourism sector to make it more attractive for tourists to patronize.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
More support for Otumfuo Education Fund
Monday, April 21 2008
Her Highness Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Crown Princess of Thailand, on Monday presented an undisclosed amount to the Otumfuo Education Fund.
HO:
Sanitation to improve in Ho
Monday, April 21 2008
The United States Regional Environment Directorate is to collaborate with local non-governmental organizations to tackle environmental issues.
ACCRA:
Workshop for Information Officers opens
Monday, April 21 2008
A two-week capacity building workshop in computer literacy for District Information Officers (DIOs) of the Information Services Department has opened in Accra with a call on participants to show commitment and determination to learn to improve upon their work.
CAPE COAST:
Regional Minister visits BECE centres
Monday, April 21 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, and the Regional Director of Education, Ms Rosemond Blay, on Monday visited some of the centres where candidates are writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Cape Coast Metropolis.
(TEMA) TMA :
BECE takes off smoothly
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for final year Junior High School (JHS) students took off to a smooth start in the Tema Metropolis without any incident, officials have said.
(TWIFO KAYIREKU) THLD:
Free medical care for Twifo communities
Tuesday, April 22 2008
More than 200 people from three communities in the Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira District in the Central Region, have received free medical care from doctors and nurses from the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
CAPE COAST:
EU to support cultural sector
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The European Union (EU) has made available two million Euros under the European Union Development Fund (EDF) to support the cultural sector in Ghana.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Begoro singing bands’ union inaugurated
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Musicians and singing bands have been asked to avoid composing sing songs that could negatively affect peace and tranquillity in the country, particularly during the events leading to the 2008 Election.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH :
Newmont to invest over $700 million in project
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Nana Appiah Kusi Obodum, Environment and Social Responsibility Co-ordinator of Newmont Akyem Project, has said management would invest more than 700 million dollars in the project.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH
Teachers urged to judiciously use instructional time
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Reverend Father Dr Addai Boateng, Brong-Ahafo Regional Manager of Catholic Schools, has urged teachers in the country to use their instructional time judiciously to improve the academic performance of pupils and students.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Ban on drumming begins May 12
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Ga Traditional Council has announced that this year’s ban on drumming and noise making to herald Homowo will begin on May 12.
BAWKU:
Assist victims of Bawku conflict
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been asked to provide emergency food relief to communities affected by the recent violence in Bawku in the Upper East Region.
(DODOME-TSIKOR) HO:
Suspected cholera outbreak
Tuesday, April 22 2008
There is a suspected cholera outbreak at Dodome-Tsikor in the Ho Municipal area, Mr George Quarshie Hornuvor, Assemblyman for the area, told the Ghana News Agency at Ho.
NATIONAL :
No load-shedding - VRA
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has given the assurance that there will be no load-shedding this year in spite of the fall in the water level of Akosombo Dam.
WASA AMENFI WEST:
District seeks tourism investors
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The  Wasa Amenfi West District Assembly is seeking partners to develop its many tourist attractions.
(KIBI) NPP:
NDC cannot win Fanteakwa seat- DCE
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Mr Ofoe Caesar, Fanteakwa District Chief Executive (DCE), has stated that there was no way the National Democratic Congress (NDC) could win the constituency seat.
(PETEPOM) NDC :
Parliamentary candidate tours constituency
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Mr Kwasi Blay, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for Prestea/Huni-Valley Constituency, has pledged to collaborate with the chiefs to improve living standards in the area.
(TEMA) TMA :
Police and political parties strategise for election
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police John Kudalor, has called on political parties to ensure incident free electioneering campaign.
(TEMA) TMA :
Police and political parties strategise for election
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police John Kudalor, has called on political parties to ensure incident free electioneering campaign.
TEMA :
2008 BECE underway.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for final Junior High School (JHS) students got off to a smooth start in the Tema Metropolis without any incident, officials have said.
(KUMASI) NDC :
COZONGO congratulates Mahama
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Ashanti regional branch of the Coordinating Committee of Zongos (COZONGO), a wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has congratulated Mr John Dramani Mahama, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bole-Bamboi, for being chosen as the running mate of Professor John Evans Atta-Mills, flag bearer of the party.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Duncan to coach in S. A
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Former Ghanaian national Under-17 and AshantiGold FC coach David Duncan is, according to strong rumours, set to join South Africa’s Absa Premiership side Free State Stars from next season.
ATEBUBU-AMANTIN :
Assembly poised for action
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Atebubu District Assembly has reiterated its pledge to cooperate with private investors to ensure that the district’s vast investment potential is properly harnessed and exploited.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
LeRoy For Bafana Bafana
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Black Stars’ coach Claude LeRoy could be in line for the Bafana Bafana coaching job vacated by Carlos Alberto Parreira yesterday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"I will be fit"- Essien
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Influential midfielder Michael Essien has assured Ghanaians that he will be fully fit to help the Black Stars when the World Cup qualifiers start next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bofoakwa Fires CEO
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The CEO of Tano Bofoakwa has been fired by the Board of Directors of the club after the clubs lost to BA United.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Ennin wins Golf championship
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Paul Ennin scored 44 points to win this year’s Unilever Ghana Limited Open Golf Championship played at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Player banned for assaulting referee
Tuesday, April 22 2008
A football player of Awutu Queen Annan F/C, Isaac Ackon has been banned from participating in the Central Region Division Two League for 12 months for assaulting referee Philip Arthur Forson.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Outbreak of bushfire reduces
Tuesday, April 22 2008
High incidence of bush fires in the Kintampo district, especially in the dryseason, is gradually becoming a thing of the past.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
District focuses on development
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Kintampo South districts has outlined plans to increase production and productivity levels of the various sectors of the district economy.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Committees reconstituted.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The MCE of Birim Central, Mr. Frank Busumtwi has commended the assembly members of  the assembly for their contribution to revenue generation.
WA:
Ban; da Silva leave
Tuesday, April 22 2008
WA:
Ban; da Silva leave
Tuesday, April 22 2008
WASA AMENFI WEST:
Wasa Amenfi West ready for rainy season
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Wasa Amenfi West district assembly has embarked on a disilting exercise as part of prepartions towards the rainy season.
WA:
Hospital receives medical supplies
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Leper city of  Belgium has presented medical equipment valued at 3,150 Euros (about GH(¢47,250) to the Wa Regional hospital in the Upper West Region.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Pay 50 pesewas for school feeding programme
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Some cooks engaged in the Ghana School Feeding Programme have suggested an upward adjustment from 30 pesewas to 50 pesewas in the amount paid for food per child.
NATIONAL:
GH¢55.5m releases to DACF
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The government has released GHe55.5 million to the Office of the
Administrator of District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) for disbursement to the district, municipal and metropolitan assembliesfor the first quarter of the year.
BOLGATANGA :
Youth for peace building.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese of the Catholic Church has initiated an educational programme targeting the youth and groups at the grassroots level in peace building as part of measures to find lasting solution to the Bawku conflict.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
We need a DCE- community
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Citizens of the Talensi-Nabdam District in the Upper East Region and members of the Assembly, have appealed to President John Agyekum Kufuor to nominate a district chief executive (DCE) for the area.
NADOWLI:
Electricity for communities in Nadowli
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Five communities in the Nadowli District have been earmarked to be connection to the national grid under the Self Help electrification Project (SHEP).
BOLGATANGA :
Success wishes for BECE candidates
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Mr Alhassan Samari, Upper East Regional Minister and Mr Isaac Nsoh Amoah, Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive has visited some Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) centres in the region.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, April 22.
KMA :
Investment guide launched.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Columbia University’s Millennium Cities Initiative (MCI) and the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority (KMA), launched the first West African Cities Investment Guide for Kumasi .
ACCRA :
UNCTAD workshop open to two.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and the port communities of Tema and Takoradi are to join UNCTAD’s Port Training Programme (PTP).
ACCRA :
IFCs’ new offer.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced the launch and pricing of a five-year $1 billion benchmark issue, part of its regular programme of raising funds for development lending.
HO :
GES must work on allowances
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Mr Mawutor Goh, Ho Municipal Chief Executive on Tuesday appealed to Ghana Education Service (GES) and management of West African Examination Council (WAEC) to negotiate for a review of allowance for Invigilators and Supervisors of examinations in the country.
ACCRA :
Dayton in the news.
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The US city of Dayton, Ohio, on Tuesday donated two used fire trucks and two ambulances to the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF)
ACCRA:
Informal sector educated on new pension scheme
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Pension Reform Implementation Committee (PRIC)
on Tuesday met representatives of selected workers in the informal sector to sensitize them on the New Pension Scheme.
HO:
Health Insurance Scheme suffers setback
Tuesday, April 22 2008
Some accredited public healthcare providers in the Ho Municipality on Tuesday expressed reservations with the new contract document on the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) tariff.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Communities want more tax on mining companies
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has appealed to government to initiate a proposal for parliament to pass a law on "Mining Windfall Profit Tax,” to be used for developmental.
NATIONAL:
£455 million to solve food crisis
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The British Government has voted 455 million pounds (910 million dollars) as aid package to address the rising global food prices, Mr Douglas Alexander, the UK International Development Secretary announced on Tuesday.
DORMAA AHENKRO:
School complex to revive Dormaa fortunes
Tuesday, April 22 2008
A Catholic Community founded by Bishop Daniel Delany in Ireland in 1808, Patrician Brothers, is to build a modern school complex at Maasu, near Dormaa Ahenkro.
BAWKU:
Bawku curfew renewed
Tuesday, April 22 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has re-imposed the curfew on the Bawku Municipality, Zabugu, Binduri, Pusiga, Zoosi and their environs.
(KATH) KMA :
Oral ulceration on the rise
Wednesday, April 23 2008
A survey carried out by the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Dental Department from March to July in 2004 showed that out of 1,022 patients, 20 had oral ulceration, representing 1.96 per cent.
ACCRA :
VRA restores power to all areas
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Power has been restored to all areas affected by the disruption in supply resulting from system disturbances on Monday, a statement the Acting Director Corporate Services of Volta River Authority (VRA) signed said.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA contempt case adjourned
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The contempt suit against the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson for failing to eject hawkers at the Knustford Avenue in the Central Business District has been adjourned to May 5.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
MCE advises BECE candidates
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Kwasi Adjei Boatenghas appealed to candidates sitting the Basic Education Certificate Examination to approach their papers with seriousness and refrain from any form of misconduct during the period.
(ASUBONE-RAILS) KWAHU WEST:
Candidates absent from BECE exams
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Twelve out of 1,317 registered candidates were absent from the Basic School Certificate Examination (BECE) in seven examination centres in the Kwahu West Municipality.
WA:
Upper West chiefs show gratitude
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Upper West Regional House of Chiefs has expressed appreciation to the Government for its various interventions and programmes that were helping to speed up the development of their part of the country.
NADOWLI :
Establish commission to manage oil and gas
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The government has been asked to establish an Oil and Gas Commission to manage these resources and all revenue that would accrue from their exploitation for the benefit of the entire nation.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
BECE is progressing as planned- WAEC
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Mr Michael Adjei, Western Regional Controller of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), has said the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) began in all the 116 centres in the region as planned.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
UNESCO project launched
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The UNESCO Associated Project Network (ASPNET) has been launched at the Tepa branch of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) School  in the Ahafo Ano North District.
NATIONAL :
Mbeki is not an honest mediator in Zimbabwean crisis – Tsvangirai
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has stated that South African President Thabo Mbeki was “not an honest mediator” in the Zimbabwean electoral crisis.
(TEMA STATION) AMA :
Queen-mothers clean Tema Station
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Tema Station in Accra has witnessed a clean up by the Queen-mothers Support Association, a group of queen-mothers staying or working in Accra.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Chiefs cautions on active partisan politics
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Mr Laary Bimi, Chairman of the National Commission of Civic Education (NCCE) has said chiefs should respect the Constitution and refrain from making political pronouncements openly which the 1992 Constitution frowns on.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Moves to be self reliant
Wednesday, April 23 2008
In a bid to ensure that the Kintampo South District Assembly is less dependent on Central Government for financial resources to carry out its development projects, it has outlined certain measures towards that move.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Group demand verdict on Odododiodioo vetting
Wednesday, April 23 2008
A group within the Odododiodioo constituency of the NDC calling themselves, “The Concerned members for victory 2008,” appealed to the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to come out with its verdict on the vetting of the contestants as soon as possible.
(KUMASI) NDC:
NDC to launch operation win ballot box
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced a campaign strategy dubbed: “Operation Win the Ballot Box,” which seeks to police the electoral process to ensure that, the outcome of Election 2008 is not tampered with at any stage.
NADOWLI:
Measures to improve sanitation
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Nadowli District Assembly  is to construct six institutional latrines to improve sanitary conditions in such areas especially the schools.
KUMAWU AFRAM PLAINS:
DCE relieved of his post
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Mr Philip Basoah, District Chief Executive for Kumawu Afram Plains has been removed from office with immediate effect.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Dr. Amoako Tuffuor sacked
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Chairman of the School Feeding Programme, Dr. Amoako Tuffuor has been relieved of his post just after the committee appointed by the president presented its findings to the government.
SEFWI WIAWSO :
MP moves to change face of Sefwi Wiawso
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Member of Parliament for the Sewfi Wiawso Consituency in the Western Region, Hon Evans Aidoo, has said that since he assumed office in 2004 he has embarked on a number of projects to help improve on the lives of the people in the area.
NADOWLI:
Potable water for Nadowli communities
Wednesday, April 23 2008
As part of efforts to expand potable water coverage in the Nadowli district of the Upper West Region, ten selected communities are being provided with boreholes fitted with pumps estimated to cost several thousands of Ghana cedis.
JAMAN NORTH:
Pay NYEP participants directly
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Deputy  District Coordinating Director (DDCD) in the Jaman North District, Mr Charles Ferka has suggested that people under the National Youth Employment Programmed be paid directly by the District Assembly.
JAMAN SOUTH :
Regulate cashew prices
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Cashew Farmers Association in the Brong-Ahafo Region has appealed to the government to establish a legal entity to regulate the pricing of the product in the country.
NADOWLI:
CSM suspected in Nadowli District
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Ten suspected cases of cere-bro-spinal meningitis were reported in the Nadowli District in the first quarter of the year but no deaths were recorded.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Protect Ghana’s diamonds.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Deputy Managing Director at the Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC), Mr. George Asante, has urged security personnel at the country’s borders to prevent diamonds from Cote d’Ivoire from entering Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Symposium on CAN 2008
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The first day of the on going CAF symposium on technical analysis of the MTN ACN Ghana 2008 ended on a satisfactory note according to the participants.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA to take action against Le Roy
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Coach Claude Le Roy’s reign as the coach of the Black Stars is hanging by a thread after the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) confirmed that the Frenchman applied to be the new coach of Bafana Bafana.
CAPE COAST :
Regional minister interacts with assembly members
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Nana Ato Arthur, Central Regional Minister has urged assemblies, departments and institutions in the Central Region to map out strategies to undertake large scale production of salt an essential ingredient in the oil industry.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Quartey Memorial Golf Tourney
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The immediate past President of the Achimota Golf Club, the late Sydney Quartey and his late father, P.D. Quartey would be remembered with a Golf Memorial competition at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Sunday, April 27.
JAMAN NORTH: Roads to be affected by rains
Wednesday, April 23 2008
A number of casualties are already being recorded in various districts across the country as a result of this year’s rainy season, which is  characterised by heavy downpour amidst wild winds.
SAVELUGU-NANTOM :
Classroom block for schools
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Savelugu-Nantom District Assembly is not relenting on efforts to ensure increase in educational standards in the district.
ACCRA :
NCCE on the 8th annual constitution week
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) has launched the national programme to mark this year’s 8th Annual National Constitution Week Celebrations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea quote $54m for Essien
Wednesday, April 23 2008
English Premiership side Chelsea want US$54m cash for Michael Essien, it has been revealed.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, April 23.
(COURT) CAPE COAST :
Man robs police station
Wednesday, April 23 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit Court has remanded Kojo Awortwi 45, a mason from Yamoransa in police custody for allegedly stealing seven bags of cement for the construction of a police station at Yamoransa.
    
KOMENDA EDINA EGUAFO :
Five pupils pregnant
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Five pregnant junior high school students were among candidates writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo (KEEA) Municipality.
(AGYEMANKROM) DORMAA :
Young men kill middle aged man
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Irate youth from Agyemankrom, a farming community near Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong Ahafo Region, have shot and killed a man believed to be in his 50s whom they alleged to be a member of a serial killing gang.
(NSAWAM APEDWA) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Road a death trap.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Mr Samuel Fleisher-Kwabi, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Suhum Constituency has appealed to Government to repair the Nsawam-Apedwa stretch of the main Accra-Kumasi Highway immediately because it had become a death trap to the public.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA:
"Mantse" advises colleagues
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Krakue II, has advised traditional leaders not to use their positions to enrich themselves but to seek the interest of the people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Crack Premiership Battles On Sunday
Wednesday, April 23 2008
After almost a month of inaction, Ghana’s premiership clubs will get busy this weekend when the second round of the Onetouch Premier resume at all league centres.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Santana confirmed as Bafana coach
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The South African Football Association (Safa) has confirmed the appointment of Joel Santana as national team coach.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah on transfer agenda
Wednesday, April 23 2008
He is Rennes captain and a key feature in their set-up but John Mensah is the top of the club’s tranfer agenda as the French side discusses moves with English sides.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Farmer threatens to kill colleague
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has granted a 2,000 Ghana cedis bail with one surety to Kwame Ladzekpo, a farmer, who threatened to kill a colleague farmer with “the help of his gods”.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Five pregnant girls write BECE
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Five pregnant junior high school girls are among 1, 667 candidates writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo (KEEA) Municipality.
        
CAPE COAST:
Festival for development in the offing
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has appealed to traditional councils to help guard against compromising on peace in order to ensure sustainable development in their areas.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU NORTH:
Whooping sum to rescue farmers
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The management of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has advanced more than 28.9 million dollars to Ghana for the implementation of an integrated five-year food security project.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Hairdressers pass out
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and President’s Special Initiative, has reaffirmed government’s commitment to ensuring that many youth acquire employable skills to reduce unemployment.
(DAMANGO) WEST GONJA:
Make borrowing easy - DCE
Thursday, April 24 2008
The West Gonja District Chief Executive (DCE), Madam Janet Jambia, has urged Rural Banks to make their borrowing procedures and terms less technicaThe West Gonja District Chief Executive (DCE), Madam Janet Jambia, has urged Rural Banks to make their borrowing procedures and terms less technical and cumbersome for rural communities.l and cumbersome for rural communities.
HO:
Establish Police Complaints Commission
Thursday, April 24 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Kotia, Commanding Officer of the 66 Artillery Regiment at Ho, has called for the establishment of an independent Police Complaints Commission in Ghana as is the case in South Africa and Norway to deal with public complaints against police personnel.
(PRAMSO) BAK :
BECE candidate assaults pregnant girl
Thursday, April 24 2008
A seventeen-year-old Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidate, Johnson Boateng, from Dedesua in the Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma, has abandoned the on-going BECE after assaulting a 16-year-old pregnant school drop-out.
(BOMPATA) KMA:
Fire sweeps Kumasi VAT office
Thursday, April 24 2008
The staff and workers of the Kumasi office of the Value Added Tax (VAT) Service as well as other workers whose offices are located on the SIC building at Bompata in Kumasi are yet to come to terms as to how fire swept through the offices of the Service and destroyed everything.
(BOMINGO) KETA:
Doctors to go by boats to treat school kids
Thursday, April 24 2008
A group of doctors will today, Thursday, travel across the Keta Lagoon on canoes to Bomigo in the Keta District to screen scores of school children for diseases.
ACCRA :
National House of Queens
Thursday, April 24 2008
Queen mothers Support Association, an umbrella of queen mothers residing in Accra have advocated for the setting up of a National House of Queens to supplement the efforts of the National
House of Chiefs.
ACCRA:
Do not cheat in examinations- Prof Fobih
Thursday, April 24 2008
Minister of Education Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih, on has advised students to avoid cheating during examinations to save them from the stress of cancellation and re-writing of their papers.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Fishermen struck by lightning
Thursday, April 24 2008
What should have passed for a normal fishing trip turned tragic when one fisherman died on the spot, while another sustained severe injuries, when their canoe was struck by lightning in the deep waters off Axim in the Nzema East District.
NATIONAL:
Ministers swap portfolios
Thursday, April 24 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has reassigned Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mrs Oboshie Sai-Cofie, to the Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations, an official statement said on Wednesday.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Tourism potential brewing
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Mpohor Wassa East District Assembly has great tourism potential which requires the injection of private capital or the establishment of joint ventures to exploit these potentials fully.
NATIONAL:
Government denies rumours of Andrew Awuni’s resignation
Thursday, April 24 2008
Mrs. Oboshie Sai Cofie, Minister of Information and National Orientation, has denied speculations in the media that Mr Andrew Awuni, Presidential Press Secretary has resigned.
(MANSO-NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
UN Millennium Village Project (MVP) trains 155 people
Thursday, April 24 2008
A 10-day training programme on business skills for 155 management committee members of UN Millennium Village Project (MVP) selected from the Amansie-West District ended at Manso-Nkwanta.
(KEDJEBI) NDC :
Assemblyman defeats NDC MP at primaries
Thursday, April 24 2008
Mr Joseph Kwadjo Ofori, Assemblyman for Kadjebi Central, has defeated Mr John Kudjo Gyapong, incumbent NDC Member of Parliament for Akan Constituency to become the new candidate to contest for the seat.
(SEKYERE EAST) :
Assembly approves President’s Nominee
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Sekyere East District Assembly, has approved Mr Samuel Konadu, 56, President John Agyekum Kufuor’s nominee as the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Assembly, at Effiduase.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rovers beat Liberty Rainbow
Thursday, April 24 2008
Free scoring Cape Coast Nader Ahly Rovers beat Ankaful Liberty Rainbow 2-0 in their Second Division league match played at Robert Mensah Stadium at Cape Coast.
(SOMANYA) NPP:
Akufo-Addo appeals for support from Krobos
Thursday, April 24 2008
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP),Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed to Krobos to change their voting pattern and vote for the NPP in this year’s general elections.
(ABOSO) NDC :
Don’t provoke opponents during campaigns
Thursday, April 24 2008
Western Regional first vice chairman of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nana Yaw Toku, has advised supporters of  political parties to avoid provocation and insults during electioneering campaigns leading to the 2008 Election.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Order re-opening of Greenland Hotel - CEO
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Greenland Hotel Limited has filed a motion praying the Commercial Court in Accra to order the re-opening of the hotel which was closed down as a result of its GH¢1.1 million indebtedness to the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).
NATIONAL :
TUC is a lame lion – Atuguba
Thursday, April 24 2008
A lecturer at the Ghana Law School, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, has described the Ghanaian Labour Unions as a sleeping lion and challenged Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) to rise up and do what lions do best.
BEREKUM :
District improves agricultural sector
Thursday, April 24 2008
As part of moves to improve the Agricultural sector in the Berekum District, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has utilized the CIDA/FABS fund to support an agro-processor with processing equipment to reduce post-harvest losses and add value to farm products.
(SWEDRU) AGONA :
Greenland must come back
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Greenland Hotel Limited has filed a motion praying the Commercial Court in Accra to order the re-opening of the hotel which was closed down as a result of its GH¢1.1 million indebtedness to the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).
PRU:
Free meals for 183 schools in B/A
Thursday, April 24 2008
A total of 77,867 pupils in 183 public basic schools in the Brong Ahafo Region are benefiting from the Ghana Shcool Feeding Programme.
BEREKUM:
District has potetial goldmine
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Berekum Municipal Assembly is sitting on large clay deposit which requires people from the brick and tile industry to invest in.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko make changes in squad
Thursday, April 24 2008
Kotoko Coach,Bashiru Hayford,has made three changes to his squad ahead of Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup 1/8th tie at Dolphins FC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe accepts description
Thursday, April 24 2008
Eric Bekoe says he is happy to live with his tag as an ‘18-yard striker’ so long as he scores more goals for Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Azumah visits former president Rawlings
Thursday, April 24 2008
Prof. Azumah Nelson - former World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Featherweight Champion on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on former President Jerry John Rawlings at his residence in Accra.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Problems facing agric sector
Thursday, April 24 2008
Although agricultural activities, subsistence and large-scale agriculture employs 71.5% of the workforce according to the 2000 population and housing census, the  Mpohor Wassa East District cannot produce on a large scale.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Arsenals defend under-fire ground
Thursday, April 24 2008
Berekum Arsenals insists their Golden City Park is good enough to host games in the top flight after coming under a barrage of criticisms.
ASUNAFO NORTH :
Free health care for over 7000
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Asunafo North District Assembly has registered and issued identification cards  to about 7,598 people since the  inception of the National Health Insurance Scheme in the district.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
PUC elects student officers
Thursday, April 24 2008
A six-member Students’ Representative Council (SRC) for Okwahu Campus of Presbyterian University College (PUC) has been sworn into office at Abetifi.
(TEACHER MANTE) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Two injured.
Thursday, April 24 2008
Two people including a pregnant woman were seriously injured when a severe rainstorm hit Teacher Mante near Suhum on Tuesday.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Man defiles step child
Thursday, April 24 2008
Enoch Badasu 28, a driver’s mate has appeared before Asamankese Circuit Court for allegedly defiling his five-year-old step daughter.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Another FIFA project for Ghana
Thursday, April 24 2008
Ghana is set to benefit from a new project to be funded by the world soccer governing body, Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wakasu Pledges Future to Ashgold
Thursday, April 24 2008
Mubarak Wakasu has pledged his future with Ashantigold FC stressing, “I am not leaving”.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST :
Policeman assaulted by porter
Thursday, April 24 2008
A Tarkwa District Court presided over by Mr Osei Kwame Gyamfi has remanded Daniel Asamoah a porter into prison custody for allegedly assaulting a policeman.
(NTESO) FANTEAKWA :
Girl writes final exam at home
Thursday, April 24 2008
Asare Akweley, a 17-year-old pregnant student of Nteso District Assembly Junior Secondary School in Fanteakwa District had to write her Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) papers at home when she delivered a baby last Monday. 
AGONA WEST:
Two schools supported.
Thursday, April 24 2008
Two Canadian volunteers donated four computers and accessories, footballs, jerseys,  assorted books and teaching aids to AME Zion Junior High School at Bobikuma in the Agona West Municipality to enhance teaching and learning.
    
(AHAMANSU) KWAHU EAST :
More rainstorm disasters
Thursday, April 24 2008
A severe rainstorm last Thursday hit Ahamansu in the Volta Region, ripping off roofs of schools, homes and mosques and destroying personal effects of some people.
(ODUMASE KROBO) MANYA KROBO :
Current government best in policies
Thursday, April 24 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of New Patriotic Party (NPP) has observed that it was only the NPP that had good policies and programmes for the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Lampard loses mum
Thursday, April 24 2008
Chelsea have pledged their full support to Frank Lampard following the death of his mother from pneumonia.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Endowment fund launched
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Council for Indigenous Business Associations (CIBA) has launched an endowment fund to raise funds to support its members in Koforidua.
    
NATIONAL:
Deport Liberian ’refugees’ - court declares
Thursday, April 24 2008
Following an Accra Fast Track High Court ruling on Thursday
afternoon, the 23 Liberians being held at the Immigration Service
Headquarters are to be deported to their home country.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Chief hails MP
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Aburihene, Nana Otoobour Djan Kwasi II has commended the Member of Parliament for Akwapim South, Mr Magnus Opare Asamoah, for initiating a number of development project in the constituency.
    
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Teachers urged to be committed
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive, Hon. Wilberforce Owusu Ansah, has appealed to teachers to show a high sense of commitment and devotion to duty.
KUMASI:
NADMO cautions Kumasi residents
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat  of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has appealed to residents, especially those who live in flood prone areas, to be be wary of the onset of the rainy season and take precautionary measures to minimise effects of impending floods.
KUMASI:
Kumasi South Hospital gets support
Thursday, April 24 2008
The Kumasi South Hospital has taken delivery of items from the House Keeping Association, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Sydney, Australia, in collaboration with God’s Mercy Prayer Ministry at Atasamanso near Kumasi.
NATIONAL:
Alan ’Cash’ says no to NPP
Thursday, April 24 2008
Exactly a week after his resignation, the defeated NPP presidential aspirant, Hon. Allan Kyeremanteng has issued a statement denying suggestions that he has almost accepted to rescind his decision.
JIRAPA:
NHIS on course- Scheme manager
Friday, April 25 2008
The Jirapa National Health Insurance Scheme Manager, Mr Bomba-Ire D. Martin has stated that the scheme is on course, growing in strength each year.
TOLON-KUMBUNGU:
Wantungu Health Post appeal for help
Friday, April 25 2008
A senior nurse at the Wantungu Health Post in the Tolon-Kumbugu District Miss Rebecca Atalia has appealed to government and the district assembly to help them with some very important logistics whose absence is impacting negatively on their performance.
KARAGA :
School enrolment threatened
Friday, April 25 2008
The School Feeding Programme which serves as enrolment drive in the Karaga District is threatened by the withdrawal of the Catholic Relieve Service (CRS).
(ACCRA) AMA:
Steps to reduce pressure on forests
Friday, April 25 2008
Government has embarked on forest plantation development, including development of the bamboo and rattan industry, to reduce the pressure on natural forest and slow the process of deforestation.
TAKORADI :
National Food Fortification Programme launched
Friday, April 25 2008
Deputy Western Regional Director of Health Service, Dr Linda Vanotoo, has called for concerted efforts to address problems of micronutrient deficiency among people that might have adverse effects on socio-economic development in the country.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Driver’s mate jailed three years
Friday, April 25 2008
The Asamankese Circuit Court has sentenced Kwaku Gyasi, a 21- year-old driver’s mate, to three years in prison for stealing a bicycle valued at 50 Ghana cedis.
(PRAMPRAM) DANGME WEST:
Under-five deaths to be reduced
Friday, April 25 2008
A study to treat fever in under-five children to measure the possible reduction of death rates at the home or community level has begun in 372 communities in the Dangme West District in the Greater Accra Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Hospital staff receive donation
Friday, April 25 2008
Y and K Investments limited, a  distributor of Unilever products in the Koforidua Municipality, has presented items worth 5, 000 Ghana Cedis for distribution to the staff of the Koforidua Regional Hospital.
(KOMENDA) KEEA :
Society must feel church’s presence
Friday, April 25 2008
Bishop of the Cape Coast Diocese of the Methodist Church, Rt. Rev. Issac K. Quansah, said the mission of the Church was to promote peace, joy, justice and high moral standards to help bring quality of life for all.
TAMALE:
Maternal death increases in Northern Region
Friday, April 25 2008
The Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Akwasi Twumasi, has expressed regret at the increasing rate of maternal deaths in the region and called on all stakeholders, especially pregnant women, to help halt the trend.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
ECG calls for attitudinal change
Friday, April 25 2008
The National President of the Senior Staff Association (SSA) of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Mr Twum Barima Boadu has expressed regret about bad practises affecting the effectiveness of the utility provider and called for a “road map” and attitudinal change on the part of workers.
TANO NORTH:
District is not flood prone-DCE
Friday, April 25 2008
The Tano North District in the Brong Ahafo Region would not be affected by floods when the torrential rains set in this year.
(ACCRA) AMA :
IPS launches Business Research Journal
Friday, April 25 2008
The maiden edition of the Journal of Business Research (JBR), published by the Institute of Professional Studies (IPS), to disseminate knowledge and research output to academia, industry and commerce has been launched in Accra.
TANO NORTH:
Pursue education- DCE
Friday, April 25 2008
The Tano North District Chief Executive, Hon. Nicholas Anane-Agyei has charged the youth in the district not to relent in pursuing their education after completing one level.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Lack of effective research dysfunction PSI
Friday, April 25 2008
Professor Emmanuel Owusu-Bennoah, Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Professor Emmanuel Owusu-Bennoah, on Thursday said lack of an effective research inputs has led to the dysfunction in some of the Presidential Special Initiatives (PSIs) established.
NATIONAL:
UN Habitat Director calls on Minister
Friday, April 25 2008
Ms. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director, United Nations Habitat for Humanity, has paid a courtesy call on Mrs. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of State at the Ministry of Works and Housing.
(NTESO) FANTEAKWA:
Nursing mother writes BECE at home
Friday, April 25 2008
A 17-year-old nursing mother of  the Nteso District Assembly Junior Secondary School in the Fanteakwa District was allowed to write her Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) papers in her house when she delivered on Monday
    
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Residents sensitised on HIV/AIDS
Friday, April 25 2008
Ghanaians, especially the youth have been asked to refrain from sexual promiscuity and unprotected sex to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
MCE in call for peace
Friday, April 25 2008
The Effutu District Security Council (DISEC) has warned that any group or individual that attempts to disturb the peace in Winneba during and after the celebration of this year’s Aboakyer Festival would be arrested and prosecuted.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Effective account management encouraged
Friday, April 25 2008
Committees of cocoa buying societies, entrusted to keep proceeds from “kilo” deductions from cocoa farmers in the Birim Central Municipality, have been asked to keep proper accounts of the money.
(BOMIGO) KETA:
Medical practitioners extend hand to community
Friday, April 25 2008
Seven medical practitioners and three paramedics on Thursday screened and treated about 450 people of Bomigo community in the Keta District of various ailments.
(APAM) GOMOA:
"Spiritual notion" hampering fight against HIV/AIDS
Friday, April 25 2008
The Director of Policy Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr Sylvia Anie, has said misconception of people about HIV/AIDS was thwarting their efforts in the management of the disease.
ACCRA:
School Feeding Programme intervention lauded
Friday, April 25 2008
Amnesty International-Ghana has commended government for taking “swift measures” to restore sanity at the School Feeding Programme (SFP) Secretariat.
HOHOE:
Togbega Gabusu calls for investment in Gbi
Friday, April 25 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu the VI, has urged citizens of Gbidzigbe and Gbinyigbe  and other business entities to invest in and patronize the Gbi Rural Bank.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Communies have say in assembly budget
Friday, April 25 2008
A forum to give the Fanteakwa District Assembly the opportunity to render accounts on its projects and programmes has been organised at Begoro to disabuse the minds of the public that it is performing poorly.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Five suspected robbers nabbed
Friday, April 25 2008
The vigilance of the Brong-Ahafo Regional patrol team of the Police Service has led to the arrest of five suspected armed robbers including a 70-year-old man at Kintampo.
      
SUNYANI :
Zoomlion launches pilot project
Saturday, April 26 2008
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has launched a pilot project by Zoomlion Ghana Limited under which waste would be collected at the doorsteps of residents in the region.
JASIKAN:
Queen mothers sensitised on APRM
Saturday, April 26 2008
Forty-five queen mothers in the Jasikan and newly created Biakoye districts have been sensitized on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and educated on their role in strengthening the process at the local level.
YENDI :
Water shortage hits Yendi
Saturday, April 26 2008
Yendi township has been hit by a serious water shortage for the past one week as a result of the drying up of River Dakar, the only source of water for the people in the area.
(TARKORADI) STMA:
Journalists urged to operate within law
Saturday, April 26 2008
The Western Regional branch of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has called on media practitioners to respect and operate within the law especially during the election year.
SUNYANI:
Forum on oil and gas held
Saturday, April 26 2008
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister,  Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, has called on Ghanaians to support the Government in its quest to find ways of effectively and efficiently managing and using revenue that would accrue from the oil discovered when full production begins.
ACCRA :
We’ll help combat malaria-UNICEF
Saturday, April 26 2008
UNICEF Representative in Ghana, Dr. Yasmin Ali Haque, has  called for the adoption of a multi-pronged approach and continued investment to fight malaria.
(SPINTEX) TMA:
Girl burns to death
Saturday, April 26 2008
A seven-year old girl, Augusta Baah, was burnt to death when a candle lit in the room in which she was sleeping, fell onto some clothing and set the room ablaze.
(KPALIME) SOUTH DAYI:
Trashy bags to assist combating malaria
Saturday, April 26 2008
Trashy Bags Company Limited, a plastic waste recycling firm, is to assist five communities along the coastal area of the Volta Region, to combat malaria with 1,000 mosquito nets.
(ADISADEL) CAPE COAST:
Committee to investigate death of Adisadel student
Saturday, April 26 2008
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (MOESS) has inaugurated a seven member committee to investigate the death of Master Gafaru Abdul Rahman at the Adisadel College, in Cape Coast.
ACCRA :
DVLA begins full automation
Saturday, April 26 2008
Come December this year, issuance of drivers’ license and vehicle registration in Ghana would be done on-line following an automation process, which has began at the Drive and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA).
NATIONAL:
Refugees to be deported
Saturday, April 26 2008
An Accra Fast Track High Court yesterday ruled that the 23 Liberian refugees arrested by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) for living in the country illegally, should be deported to their home country.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
GH¢ 3.19 million for projects
Saturday, April 26 2008
The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly (MCA) has projected GH¢ 3.19 million as the total revenue for 2008 fiscal year.
SISSALA :
Lands to be protected
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Tumu Deanery Rural Integrated Development Programme (TURIDEP), a Catholic organization has initiated steps to protect lands in the Sissala areas of the Upper West Region from indiscriminate exploitation.
    

TAMALE :
CUAs northern region hold AGM.
Sunday, April 27 2008

Mr. Samuel Anyigba, Northern Regional Manager of Credit Union Associations (CUAs) had urged members to borrow for worthwhile purposes and not to go for loans when they had not carefully thought of the purpose of such loans.

(BANTAMA) KMA :
Armed robber arrested.
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested a member of an armed robbery syndicate, which has been terrorizing residents of Bantama in Kumasi.

(WINNEBA) AESDA :
Police sends out warning message.
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Winneba Police District Command has said that anybody found with knives, cutlasses and other offensive weapons, during the celebration of this year’s Aboakyer festival would be arrested and prosecuted.
    

(CHIANA) KASSENA WEST :
Relief items for flood victims
Sunday, April 27 2008

Some Students of the New York University working on a field programme in the country have donated food relief items including quantities of bags of rice, mellow, sugar, fry-toll oil, milk, tins of tomatoes and crates of sardines all worth 500 dollars to 30 flood victims in Chiana in the newly created Kassena West District in the Upper East Region.

ACCRA :
IPS launches strategic plan.
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) has launched a five-year strategic plan, from 2008 to 2012, to serve as a guide in its development efforts.

KMA :
700 in modern slavery.
Sunday, April 27 2008

Over 700 children had been identified in ten suburbs of Kumasi as being involved in the worst forms of child labour.

(KONTOMPO) KMA :
22 year old gang raped
Sunday, April 27 2008

Idrissu Ahmed alias “Wasiu”, 20 and Anyas Issah, 22, have been remanded into police custody for an alleged gang-raping of a 22-year-old girl at Kontompo, near Anloga in Kumasi.

ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
New DCE confirmed.
Sunday, April 27 2008

Mr Boakye Yiadom Abdul Karim, a Nurse Anaesthetist, at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, was confirmed as the new District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante Akim South.

ACCRA :
Women to own properties.
Sunday, April 27 2008

 Mr Daniel Dugan, Deputy Minister for Women and Children Affairs has said government was committed to facilitating land acquisition for women, to enable them to own houses.

SAVELUGU/NANTON :
Rural bank holds AGM.
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Borimanga Rural Bank held its maiden Annual General Meeting at Savelugu in the Savelugu/Nanton District and declared a "modest" profit of GH¢ 5,000 as at December 31, 2007.

WA EAST :
Assembly bags more money.
Sunday, April 27 2008

The Wa East District Assembly has made strides in its internal revenue generation by collecting GH¢30,388.96 as against its target of GH¢30,000.00 for last year.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal, All Blacks game rescheduled
Sunday, April 27 2008
The league fixture between King Faisal and Gamba All Blacks fixed for Sunday, would now be played a day later from the original date, the Ghana Football Association announced.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko fall at Dolphin
Sunday, April 27 2008
A goal in either half consigned Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a 0-2 defeat at Dolphins Football Club in the third qualifying round of the Caf Confederation Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three league games rained-off
Sunday, April 27 2008
One thing which affects football games is undoubtedly the wet weather and on Sunday, rain ensured there was no play on the first day of the OneTouch Premier League’s second round for six clubs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions climb to second place
Sunday, April 27 2008
Despite rain ensuring that there was no play on the first day of the OneTouch Premier League’s second round for some six teams scheduled to have played on Sunday, three other sides were heavily involved in the competition for honours.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
President’s Cup match on July 1
Sunday, April 27 2008
This year’s Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) organized President’s Cup Football Challenge match will be played at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra on Tuesday, 1 July.
ACCRA) :
Research into diarrhoea vaccines underway
Monday, April 28 2008
A vaccine to protect children against diarrhoea caused by viruses is expected to be available in Ghana in two years.
(ESSAM)BIRIM SOUTH :
Community appeals for metro bus"
Monday, April 28 2008
The introduction of the Metro Bus has really helped many people  and communities in terms of cost and accessibility.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Groom youth to make informed choices
Monday, April 28 2008
Mr Ernest Asare Buachie, Akwapim North District Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), has said even though the youth are vibrant, their future could be ruined if they are not properly guided and groomed.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Volunteers train on tuberculosis control
Monday, April 28 2008
Afro Global Alliance (AGA), a Non-Governmental Organization has so far trained 20 community volunteers in Sandema in the Builsa District in the Upper East Region to sensitize people living with Tuberculosis (TB) on how to control and cure the disease.
AGONA SWEDRU:
Man granted bail for assault
Monday, April 28 2008
The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has granted bail in the sum of 200 Ghana Cedis with two sureties to Alfred Borners who assaulted and threatened to kill one Stephen Kojo Odo and two others at Senya Beraku.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Community Health Nurses Group Inaugurated
Monday, April 28 2008
The National Chairperson of the Community Health Nurses Group, Mrs. Fanny Enos, has inaugurated the Western Region branch of the group at Takoradi with a call on members to work hard to protect the good image of nurses, and the health profession in general.
NATIONAL :
Move to avert flood disaster
Monday, April 28 2008
The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), in collaboration with its stakeholders has toured flood prone areas in Accra and Tema Metropolis to identify safe haven for flood victims  should there be any disaster.
(KANESHIE) AMA:
Flood rendered people homeless
Monday, April 28 2008
Many people in Kaneshie and its environs have been temporarily rendered homeless following a three-hour downpour in last Sunday.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Police warn Aboakyer celebrants
Monday, April 28 2008
The Winneba Police District Command has stated that anybody found with knives, cutlasses and other offensive weapons during the celebration of the coming Aboakyer festival would be arrested and prosecuted.
 
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST:
Church, state responsible for citizens
Monday, April 28 2008
The Bishop of the Sunyani Diocese of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Right Reverend James Baffour-Awuah, has said that the well-being of the people is in the hands of the church and the state.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Assembly needs money to function - MP
Monday, April 28 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Abetifi, Mr Eugene Attah Agyepong, has appealed to the Kwahu South District Assembly to release funds it pledged to the new Kwahu East Assembly to enable it to function efficiently.
WA :
Princesses urged to preach peace
Monday, April 28 2008
Father Aloysius Nuolabong of the Catholic Church has appealed to the princesses of the Wa Royal Gates to speak to their husbands and fathers to put aside their differences and smoke the peace pipe to enhance development in the Municipality
KARAGA :
More people register for NHIS
Monday, April 28 2008
In barely three months this year, two thousand and twenty-three people have registered for the National Health Insurance scheme in the Karaga District bringing the total of registered members to about twelve thousand, one hundred and seventy two.
KARAGA :
Agric sector appeal for generator
Monday, April 28 2008
About GH¢2500 worth of drugs meant for livestocks and crops in the Karaga District have gone bad as a result of the energy crises which hit the country.
TECHIMAN:
Teachers spice up to meet demands
Monday, April 28 2008
The Techiman Municipal Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT),  Mr James Edjei Biney  has urged teachers to give of their best in the implementation of the new educational reforms.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Farmer calls for rehabilitation of silos
Monday, April 28 2008
The 2005 Obuasi Municipal Best Farmer, Mr John K. Brimpong has appealed to the government to rehabilitate all silos in the country and build new ones in order to stock adequate food.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Town, Area Council members schooled
Monday, April 28 2008
The Atwima Mponua District Chief Executive, Mr. Wilberforce Owusu-Ansah,  has urged Town and Area Council members to mobilize their people for self-help projects to ensure the development of the communities.
(TEGBI) KETA:
Commission, crucial to our growth - fishermen
Monday, April 28 2008
Fishermen associations in the Keta District have added their voice to the call on government to establish the fisheries commission to enhance the activities of the  fishing industry.
ACCRA:
World Intellectual Property Day celebrated
Monday, April 28 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Food and Drugs Board (FDB), Mr. Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, on Monday cautioned consumers to be acquainted with the key characteristics of their popular products and medicines.
(MATSEKOPE-ADA) GANGME EAST:
New chief outdoored
Monday, April 28 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Sheikh I. C. Quaye, has appealed to traditional rulers to do everything within their power to safeguard the chieftaincy institution and foster unity among the people.
HOHOE:
Preserve land for agriculture-Paramount Chief
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Togbega Gabusu VI, the Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, has urged government to initiate a national policy backed by legislation on land use to regulate the putting up of residential and institutional buildings.
YENDI:
Yendi Presbyterian Church elevated
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Yendi Presbyterian Church has been elevated from sub-district to a full district status in the Northern Presbytery of Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG).
BOLGATANGA :
Workshop on Environmental Management underway
Tuesday, April 29 2008
A sensitization workshop on Ghana Environmental Management Project (GEMP) to strengthen institutions and rural communities to reverse land degradation and desertification trends in the three Northern Regions is underway in Bolgatanga.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Nurses Council reviews training curriculum
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The training curriculum for nurses and midwives has been reviewed by the Nurses and Midwives Council to enhance the country’s health care delivery system.
ACCRA :
Safer methods to control cocoa virus
Tuesday, April 29 2008
A two-day thematic workshop to identify less toxic local potential micro insecticides for sustainable management of insect pests that damage key crops such as cocoa has opened in Accra.
LAWRA:
Assembly appeals for logistics
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Lawra district assembly has appealed to government to provide them with logistics to enhance their work in ensuring clean and healthy environment.
ACCRA:
Landmark payment system launched
Tuesday, April 29 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has launched a landmark payment and settlement system designed to transform and extend the coverage of financial services and transactions in the country.
WA :
Reposition the status of women – Minister
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Madam Asibi Winifred Dy-Yakah, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has urged women organisations to make unrelenting efforts to reposition the status and image of Ghanaian women in every development endeavour of the country.
BOLE :
Man 70 nabbed for cutting clitoris
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Northern Regional Police Command has arrested a 70- year old man for mutilating the clitoris of a three-month old baby.
ACCRA :
Macho men not the answer- Afari-Gyan
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan has advised the various political parties to recruit knowledgeable and competent people, who are well versed in the electoral process as their polling station agents, and not macho men, to forestall any conflicts and doubts during elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben draw with Ashgold
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Obuasi Ashanti Gold held Kessben F/C to a 1-1 drawn game in their Onetouch second round Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dwarfs held by Feyenoord
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarfs combined skills with stamina to hold Feyenoord Academy to a pulsating 1-1 draw in their Division One League match played at the Cape Coast Robert Mensah Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kasseman and West Ham draw
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Kumasi-based Kaaseman FC drew 1-1 with local rivals West Ham United in their Division One League (DOL) match on Sunday played at the Gyamfi Park, Bekwai in the Ashanti Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rejuvenated Hearts begin mission
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Defending Champions, Accra Hearts of Oak squeezed a 3-2 victory out of Tema Real Sportive to begin resurgence in the resumed Onetouch Premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty silence Hasaacas
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals began their campaign of the second round of the Onetouch Premier League on a high note courtesy a 2-0 victory over Sekondi Hasaacas in their Week 16 clash at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Oly split points with Tema Youth
Tuesday, April 29 2008
At the Tema Sports Stadium, bottom club Accra Great Olympics managed a hard fought 1-1 drawn game with fellow strugglers Tema Youth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts supporters unhappy with coach
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Supporters of Accra Hearts of Oak have expressed dissatisfaction with the Club’s coach, Eyal Lachman over his selection and tactics for the 16th Week Premier league game against Tema Real Sportive at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"I’ve not applied for SA job"
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Ghana’s Black Stars coach, Claude Le Roy has quashed claims about any two year contract extension with the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko trio miss Confederation match
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will miss three key players: captain Emmanuel Osei Kuffour,Daniel Acquah and Osei Kwame Jnr for their second leg Confederation Cup tie against Dolphins FC in a fortnight.
LAWRA :
School feeding programme doing well
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Coordinating Director of the school feeding programme in the Lawra District, Mr Bayou Joseph M. has expressed satisfaction in the programme saying the two schools in the district, Naakpolkuu and Yikpee Primary and KG which are benefiting from the programme on pilot basis have recorded substantial improvement in enrolment.
(AKYEM AWISA) WEST AKIM :
Be circumspect in decision making
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The chairman of the West Akim Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Emmanuel Yaw Adjei  has urged the electorate to consider issues put in the public domain by politicians before voting in the December 2008, general election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy invites 25 players
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The local Black Stars team would gather in Accra this morning as Ghana gets ready for the weekend’s round of matches in the African Nations Championship.
(ANYAA) AMA:
Anyaa chief passes away.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Djaasetse of Asere, Nii Amar III, who is also the acting Asere Mantse, last Saturday signed a book of condolence in memory of the late Anyaa Mantse, Nii Charbukwei II.
NEW JUABEN :
Spraying of disease prone areas.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
ZOOMLION Ghana Limited, a private waste management company, has embarked on a spraying exercise in disease-prone areas in the New Juaben municipality and its environs.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Boreholes for two communities
Tuesday, April 29 2008
An aspiring independent parliamentary candidate for Akwatia Constituency, Mr Basil Kwadjo Ahiable has initiated a bore-hole project for Asubone and Dugbatse Kope, two communities in 
the constituency.
SUNYANI WEST:
Regional minister wins seat
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Delegates of the New Patriotic Party at Sunyani West on Monday, voted overwhelmingly to elect Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, to contest the constituency’s parliamentary seat in the December election.
(ATORKOR) KETA :
Chief not buried for a year.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Trouble is brewing in the peaceful community of Atorkor, near Anloga in the Volta Region, over the insistence of the Aidam Family to bury the late Togbui Akpate II, the Chief of the area, in one of the rooms in the family house.
ACCRA :
"Coke girls" to serve full.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The two British teenage girls who were sentenced last year to 12 months imprisonment for possessing narcotic drugs have been denied reprieve.
(AKYEM MANSE) EAST AKYEM :
Chief in morgue for six years
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Six years after his death, the body of Opanin Kwasi Marfo, chief of Akyem Maase, is still in the morgue at the Kyebi Government Hospital.
AKUAPEM NORTH :
Be noble leaders.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Mr Ernest Asare Buachie, Akwapim North District Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), on Tuesday urged Assemblymen and women to be responsible servants in order to mobilise their people for development.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Government must support private schools
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Private schools need logistical assistance from government in order to enhance learning and ensure overall quality education, Mr Isaac Kofi Nyarko, Founder and leader of the Charity Christian Church on Tuesday said.
OBUASI :
Good policies antidote for oil.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Bishop of the Obuasi Diocese of the Methodist Church, the Rt Rev Benjamin K. Asare, said gold mining at Obuasi had been the engine of growth and beauty for some countries but Obuasi itself lacked basic social amenities.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
200 thousand dollars in equipment for hospital
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Helping Hands Medical Missions, a Catholic charitable society based in the United States, has donated hospital equipment and drugs worth 200,000 dollars to the Bibiani Government Hospital.
 
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Twin-City welcomes scores of tourists
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Twin-City of Sekondi/Takoradi has in less than two weeks
received more than 800 tourists disembarking from a luxury cruise
ship through the efforts of a private tour operator, Sun-Seekers.
  
(APAM) GOMOA:
Apam youth call for rehabilitation of Fort
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Apam Youth and Development Association has appealed to the National Museums and Monuments Board and other relevant stakeholders to take immediate steps to save Fort Patience at Apam from further deteriorating.
ACCRA:
Volunteers fill 25,000 teaching vacancies
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The National Volunteer Service (NVS) has filled 25,000 teaching vacancies within a period of five years, an impact assessment
on the Service revealed on Tuesday.
(HO) HMA:
Coordination needed to revive handicraft business
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the Centre for National Culture (CNC), Mr William Addo, has called on the Ho Municipal Assembly to relocate all art and craft shops in the municipality to the CNC’s craft village near the Regional House of Chiefs.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Closure of hospital gates at night
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Authorities at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital have announced that all gates leading to the Hospital would be closed everyday from 22 00 hours to 05 00 hours. Only the inlet and outlet gates at the Administration Block would remain open for 24 hours.
WENCHI:
MCE in unity call
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Wenchi Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Atta Afena, has urged traditional authorities in the area to bury their differences and forge ahead in unity to help move the municipality forward.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Change of assembly’s name beneficial - Chamber
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Members of Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry have expressed appreciation to the change of Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) to Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA).
ACCRA:
Coca Cola to quench Ghana’s thirst
Tuesday, April 29 2008
A global beverage giant, Coca Cola Company, on Tuesday announced a 500,000-dollar support package under its Community Watersheds Partnership Programme to provide communities in the Tano Basin with access to potable water.
(NKORANZA) NDA:
Malaria control is the responsibility of all - Hinneh
Tuesday, April 29 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of Health Service, Mr. Richard Kwasi Hinneh,  has said controlling malaria is the collective responsibility of the entire society.
(KWESIMINTSIM) STMA:
Stop widowhood rites
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Connexional Women’s Division Director of the Methodist Church, Mrs Angelina Wood, has called for the cessation of the performance of stressful and dehumanising widowhood rites.
BOLGATANGA :
Cotton farmers cry out
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Cotton farmers in the Upper East,  Upper West, and Northern Regions have appealed to government to subsidise farming inputs to enable them to sustain the cultivation of the crop.
(PRESTEA) PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY:
Be impartial - Rev Minister
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Synod Secretary of Tarkwa Diocese of Methodist Church of Ghana, Very Reverend Thomas Christian Barffo has called on church leaders to be objective when delivering sermons especially in this election year.
(BAMVIM DOHENAYILI) TAMALE:
Houses burnt in clash
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Four  houses were burnt down  following a clash between supporters of two rival chiefs of Bamvim Dohenayili, a suburb of Tamale.
AGONA:
GCB to decide fate of Greenland Hotel
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The management of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) will, by Friday, May 2, 2008, decide whether or not to open Greenland Hotel Limited which was closed down as a result of its GH¢1.1 million indebtedness to the bank.
AHANTA WEST:
Stop the mad rush for land
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Nzema Manle Council has warned chiefs in the Nzema traditional area that it will resist "arbitrary" sale of lands in the wake of the oil discovery in the area.
NATIONAL :
Foreigners warned
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has cautioned foreign nationals working in Ghana without the requisite resident and work permits to take steps to acquire them or face the consequences.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Avoid writing anonymous letters
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Nkoranza North District Chief Executive (DCE), Madam Grace Obeng Donkor, has advised Assembly Members and traditional authorities to guard against anonymous letter writing to help promote peace and tranquillity in the district.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Stowaway foiled
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Two teenage boys, who tried to stow away in a cargo ship had their hopes dashed when they were found in the cabin of the captain.
ACCRA:
Make use of ezwich, urges President
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The President, Mr John Agyekum Kufuor, has inaugurated the national electronic payment system, popularly called e-zwich, with a call on micro, small and medium businesses to take advantage of the platform to be part of the financial system.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN:
Tain DCE appeals to NPP
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Tain, Hajia Farizana Bintu, has called on the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to, as a matter of urgency, intervene in the seeming tension in her district as a result of her transfer from Wenchi to that area.
NATIONAL:
Alan’s billboards still on display
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The defeated NPP presidential aspirant Alan Kojo Kyerematen, two weeks after resigning from the New Patriotic Party NPP still has his billboards giantly mounted at various vantage points within the capital city Accra and other major towns across the country.
NATIONAL :
Appreciate rising cost of food
Wednesday, April 30 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has  counselled the nation to show understanding and to appreciate that the rising cost of food and petroleum products was a global challenge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts, suspicious on Amoasi’s move
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Hearts of Oak are harbouring suspicion that a former player, Solomon Amoasi,wants to play a fast one on the club following a request by a Japanese side for his International Transfer Certificate.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko want RTU game postponed
Wednesday, April 30 2008
League leaders Asante Kotoko have written to the Professional League Board to reschedule their 16th week premier league game due to their late arrival from the weekend’s Confederation Cup game in Nigeria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
JAKO delivers kits to Hearts
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Hearts of oak have taken delivery of replica jerseys and two sets of playing jerseys from JAKO for their league campaign.
(HOHOE) NDC :
Hayibor wins Hohoe-North primaries.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP), for Hohoe-North, Mr Jacob Hayibor, has won the constituency primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2008 general elections.
NATIONAL :
Speaker cautions against complacency
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes has jnoted that, although Ghanaians deserved commendation for the political maturity exhibited since the nation’s return to democratic governance, they should guard against becoming complacent.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites begin camping
Wednesday, April 30 2008
National Under-20 coach, Sellas Tetteh, has named 20 players to
begin camping on 5 May ahead of the Africa Youth Championship first qualifying round tie against Angola on 29 June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts prodigy for Atletico Madrid
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Ghana latest teenage prodigy lighting up the local league, Torric Jibril, is the target of several top European clubs.
(ACCRA) CPP :
CPP condemns government’s intimidation
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP), has condemned in no uncertain terms, the government’s intimidation of Metro TV not to re-broadcast its “Good Evening Ghana” programme, as the station always does.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal’s coach disappointed at fans’ behaviour
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The head coach of Kumasi-based King Faisal FC, Steve Polak has implored supporters of the Club to rally solidly behind the team to enable it to put up a sterling performance in the One- Touch Premier League.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Aboakyer Open Golf
Wednesday, April 30 2008
This year’s Aboakyer Open Golf Championship tees off on Saturday, May 3 at the Windy Bay Golf Course at Winneba in the Central Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Drogba hits back at Benitez
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says he has lost respect for Rafael Benitez after the Liverpool boss claimed he had a dossier of his ’diving’ antics.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold protest Lamine eligibility
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Ashanti Gold say they will file a protest against Kessben FC for using an unqualified player, Nasir Lamine, in last Sunday’s premier league between the two sides.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions net kit sponsorship deal
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Premier League side Heart of Lions have received a consignment of sports kits from a Canada-based kit manufacturing firm,Locust,worth US$ 20,000.
(OBUASI) OMA:
BECE appraisal at Obuasi
Wednesday, April 30 2008
A total of 4,177 Junior High School (JHS) students wrote this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Obuasi Municipality, the Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Beatrice Boakye Ansah Prempeh, announced  on Wednesday.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Church extends hand to the needy
Wednesday, April 30 2008
The Seventh Day Sabbath Church of Christ Mission on Wednesday distributed items worth about GH¢ 60,000  and GH¢ 10,000 to physically challenged people, orphanages, widows and some institutions at Asamankese.
BOSOMTWE ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Bosomtwe DCE confirmed
Wednesday, April 30 2008
A 49 year old building construction teacher at the Ejisu Secondary
Technical School, has been confirmed as the new Chief Executive of  the Bosomtwe District.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Incentive package for facilitators
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Fifty-three facilitators in the Functional Literacy programme of the Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) in the Kwaebibirem District have been presented with incentive packages for making over 1,000 learners functionally literate.
ACCRA:
Textile industry to absorb unemployed
Wednesday, April 30 2008
An American textiles giant, 1888 Mills Incorporated, has expressed interest in establishing a factory in Ghana’s Free Zones Enclave to take advantage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).