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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A Clergyman urged Churches to contribute to the growth and development of children to enable them to become useful citizens for the nation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Four people died on the spot in an accident at Salo, on the Savietula-Dabala road on the 24th of March this year.
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.
Election related violence has broken out on the Campus of the University of Development Studies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
A Bill to empower chiefs to adjudicate on chieftaincy and land disputes has been placed before Parliament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The death is reported of Dr. Chris Asher (Snr,) at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested a member of an armed robbery syndicate, which has been terrorizing residents of Bantama in Kumasi.
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.
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.
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.
Over 700 children had been identified in ten suburbs of Kumasi as being involved in the worst forms of child labour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.