(BIBIANI) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
Stigmatisation, major cause of spread of HIV/AIDS
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Chief of Bamkame-Anamase in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District, Osabarima Tabi Anom II has noted that stigmatization and discrimination against People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAS), was a major cause of the spread of the disease in the country.
ACCRA :
Chief Justice to attend Commonwealth Law Conference
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Chief Justice of Ghana, Mrs. Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, will leave Accra, today (Wednesday) to attend this years’ Commonwealth Law Conference at Hong Kong, China.
ACCRA :
Practitioners in education sector urged to be pragmatic
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Minister for Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo has urged practitioners in the education sector to adopt pragmatic measures, which would be in tune with current economic trends.
(YAMFO) TANO NORTH :
About 708 girls defiled nation-wide last year
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Statistics available at Domestic Violence Victims Support Unit (DVVSU) of Ghana Police Service indicates that 708 girls were defiled nationwide in 2008.
NKORANZA :
Unemployed youth urged to learn a vocation
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Administrator of Saint Theresa’s Hospital at Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region, Reverend Father Benjamin Benneh has deplored the attitude of unemployed youth who idle under trees instead of learning vocations to enhance their living standards.
KEEA :
Assemblies urged to adopt CHPS concept
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr Saaka Dramani has urged municipal and district assemblies to support the Community Health Base Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound concept to facilitate accessibility to quality health care delivery at the grassroots.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Health workers urged to treat patients with respect
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Dormaa East District Director of Health service, Madam Rebecca Domo has urged health care-givers to be client-focused to make the desired positive impact in service delivery.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Need to establish an Agricultural Development Fund
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Government has been urged to establish an Agricultural Development Fund for farming institutions and quasi-farming institutions to source funding to facilitate their operations.
WA :
Hope for mentally ill in Upper West
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The management of Basic Needs, an international NGO dedicated to improving mental health and integrating persons suffering from mental diseases with their families has established a 74,000 Ghana cedis psychiatry unit at the Upper West Regional Hospital at Wa.
(TESANO) AMA :
Ghana Telecom to enhance training
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) and Zhong Xing Telecommunication (ZTE) University have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the areas of resource sharing and training.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Government to revamp rice industry
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The government has initiated moves to revamp the rice industry in the Upper East Region.
ACCRA :
Veep denies pulling gun on Rawlings
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has strongly denied a newspaper story that claimed he pulled a gun on former President Jerry John Rawlings during an alleged row at the Castle, Osu, describing it as “absolutely false”.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Premiership reaches halfway stage
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The chase for the title and positions will be left with some 15 matches to go after Wednesday as the first round of the Glo Premier League winds up.
ACCRA :
Rawlings cautions party
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Former President Jerry Rawlings has charged the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) not to abdicate its responsibility to the electorate, saying they will be killing the party if they do so.
(SPORTS- SBASKETBALL) LOCAL:
Legon Hall Basketball thrills
Wednesday, April 01 2009
As part of the 57th Hall Week celebrations of Legon Hall, University of Ghana, the students and lecturers were entertained to an exciting basketball competition.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari affirms Ghana commitment
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Sulley Muntari has moved to reassure Ghana fans that he is not quitting the Black Stars after local reports claimed that he had taken such a decision.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah expects increased competition
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Matthew Amoah expects increased competition for Black Stars places after the team laboured to beat Benin 1-0 in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
NATIONAL :
Ban highlights crises confronting Arab world
Wednesday, April 01 2009
From the widening fallout of the global economic crisis to the suffering of victims of armed conflict, the Arab world faces insecurity today and the potential for more tomorrow, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Summit of the League of Arab States in Doha on Monday.
ACCRA :
“Volta Region is a potential tourist area” – Minister-designate
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Deputy Volta Regional Minister-designate Colonel Cyril Roosevelt Necku (Rtd), has said that the economic potential of the region would be harnessed to create job opportunities and also alleviate the poverty of the people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei signs for the Revs
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The New England Revolution have announced Tuesday that they have officially signed 26 year old Ghanaian defender Emmanuel Osei.
OBUASI:
Teachers hail Single Spine Salary Structure
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers has vowed not to compromise as far as the implementation of the Single Spine Salary Structure was concerned.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ivory Coast opens stampede probe
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The authorities in the Ivory Coast have opened an inquiry into a stampede at a football match on Sunday which left 19 people dead and more than 130 injured.y happening again.
(ODODODIODIO) AMA:
Ga-Mashie inaugurates development project
Wednesday, April 01 2009
President of the Old Accra Development Agency, Mr. John Saka Addo, Wednesday called on the people of Ga-Mashie to ensure maximum environmental hygiene to rid the area of numerous sanitation related diseases.
(POKUASE) GA WEST:
Computer literacy phenomenal
Wednesday, April 01 2009
A school proprietor, has suggested to heads of basic school to get puils interested in computer studies.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Causing Financial Loss: Law needs review
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The president’s nominee for the position of Deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Wednesday told the Appointments Committee that the law on willfully causing financial loss to the state should not be scrapped but reviewed.
(KPOTA) HOHOE:
Police commander hits hard on foreign nationals
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Hohoe Divisional Police Commander has warned foreign nationals especially Jamaicans, who are financiers in the cultivation of cannabis in commercial quantities to desist from their nefarious activities or face the rigours of the law.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Trader on the run over abortion
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Aflao Police have mounted a search for Davitor Sika 42, an Aflao-based petty trader, over the death of Akos Kportsu 18, her employee.
ACCRA:
GIJ boss sacked
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The Acting Director of the Ghana Institute of Journalism Mr. Kweku Rockson has been sacked.
(AKUSAME) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Citizens mobilise to kill lion
Wednesday, April 01 2009
The mystery surrounding a raging carnivorous animal perceived to be a lion has heighten up with scores of the indigenes of Logba Traditional Area mobilising to clampdown on the animal, which was spotted in the area on Monday.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
ECOWAS to ’walk the talk’ - Kpodo
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Deputy Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration says the Economic community of West African States provides a lot of opportunities and hope for the people of the sub-region.
ACCRA:
WHO tackles Buruli Ulcer
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Based on the best available evidence, the World Health Organization’s new strategy for Buruli Ulcer control will focus on early case detection and early initiation of antibiotic treatment
for patients.
ADANSI SOUTH:
Assemblies urged to support Information Centres
Wednesday, April 01 2009
Districts Assemblies have been asked to support Community Information Centres in their localities to make them more relevant to the inhabitants.
WA :
Disputes fuel poverty in Upper West
Thursday, April 02 2009
Covert land and chieftaincy disputes coupled with political bickering has torn the once peaceful and united communities in the Upper West Region apart and weakened community mobilization, resulting in high poverty rate in the area.
WENCHI :
Teachers urged to further education
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Wenchi Municipal Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT),  Mr. Joseph Ankomah has advised teachers to pursue further education to update their knowledge and skills to enhance their competence.
ACCRA :
Corporate bodies urged to appreciate the Ghana Business Code
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms. Sherry Ayittey has asked corporate bodies to make the Ghana Business Code (GHBC) part of their business operations.
ACCRA :
GNPC, Vanco, LUKOIL sign new petroleum agreement
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has renewed government’s agreement with Vanco Ghana Limited and LUKOIL Overseas Ghana Limited to continue to explore oil in the Cape Three Points deepwater block in the Central Region.
ACCRA :
Government reacts to new fuel prices
Thursday, April 02 2009
Government has secured an undertaken by the three major public transport unions in the country not to increase their transport fares, Presidential Spokesperson, Mr. Mahama Ayariga has said in the first government reaction to new fuel prices announced on Wednesday
(JUASO) :
Farmer jailed 10 years for possessing narcotic drug
Thursday, April 02 2009
A Juaso Circuit Court presided over by Mr S. K. Sarpong Appiah has sentenced a 32-year-old farmer, Kwame Owusu to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for possessing narcotic drug.
(KUMASI) CRIME :
Manager of Bantama branch of Unity Oil Company remanded in prison custody
Thursday, April 02 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has remanded Samuel Asante Manager of Bantama branch of Unity Oil Company into prison custody for allegedly being defrauded by a fake “Minister” in the sum GH¢5,000 belonging to the company under the pretext of exchanging the money from higher denomination to lower denomination.
(RIDGE) AMA :
David Newton resumes position as GIJ Rector
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Former Director of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ),  Mr David Newtown has been recalled from leave with effect from April 1, 2009 to resume his headship of the Institute.
(JUASO) CRIME :
Miner jailed 15 years for causing harm
Thursday, April 02 2009
A Juaso Circuit Court has sentenced Abdul Aziz 42, a small-scale miner to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for stabbing his girl friend with a knife at Konongo-Odumas
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Book on Asantehene launched
Thursday, April 02 2009
A 96-page book on Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has been launched at Manhyia Palace in Kumasi, as part of activities marking the 10th anniversary celebration of the enstoolment of Asantehene.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston due back next month
Thursday, April 02 2009
Ghana will be boosted by the return of midfielder Laryea Kingston when the Black Stars take on Mali and Sudan World Cup qualifiers in June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts beat Lions
Thursday, April 02 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak maintained their hold on the summit of the Glo Premier League standings after a lone goal victory over Kpando Heart of Lions in their Week 15 encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Wednesday.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU-JUABEN :
Forestry Forum to be institutionalised
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is taking steps to create the necessary enabling environment to institutionalise the Forestry Forum (FF) as an integral part of forest management in the country.
 
(KUMASI) KMA :
Vendor jailed 84 months for defilement
Thursday, April 02 2009
Richard Owusu 18, an ice-cream vendor has been sentenced to 84 months imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for defiling a 16-year-old class six pupil.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko shocked by All Blacks
Thursday, April 02 2009
Swedru Gamba All Blacks played a highly spirited game to inflict a 2-0 defeat on Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the 15th week fixture of the Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(KASOA) EFFUTU :
Kasoa watch dog committees asked to register with the Police
Thursday, April 02 2009
The new Kasoa Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jordan Quaye has urged neighbourhood watchdog committees, operating in the Awutu-Senya District, to register with the District Police Command, to ensure sanity in their operations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister sends condolence to Ivorians
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has sent a message of condolence to the people of Cote d’ Ivoire for the recent stadium disaster that left 22 soccer fans dead and about 140 injured.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites set for UAE friendly
Thursday, April 02 2009
Ghana’s Under-20 team are set for an international friendly against the United Arab Emirates in Dubai on 28 April.
ACCRA :
Government to nib accident activities in the bud
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Minister for Transport Mr. Mike Hammah has said government would take measures to nib in the bud practices and behaviours that caused road accidentsThe Minister for Transport Mr. Mike Hammah has said government would take measures to nib in the bud practices and behaviours that caused road accidentsThe Minister for Transport Mr. Mike Hammah has said government would take measures to nib in the bud practices and behaviours that caused road accidents
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ref Lamptey to officiate CAN U-17 final
Thursday, April 02 2009
Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey has been sanctioned to support the officiating of the final match of the ongoing 8th CAF U-17 Championship in Algeria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Algeria, Gambia clash in final
Thursday, April 02 2009
Hosts Algeria will seek to become the second hosts to lift the ultimate at the cadet championships when they engage Gambia on Thursday, in the final of the 8th edition in Dar El Beida.
(STATES FARM) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Gruesome murder at States Farm
Thursday, April 02 2009
The Tarkwa police has arrested a 50 year-old farmer Amuzu Diko, a native of Dzodze for killing Kwame Amega alias Konkode at a cottage called states farm, near Audio, in the Tarkwa Nausea Municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Burkina claim bronze
Thursday, April 02 2009
Burkina Faso claimed bronze at the ongoing 8th CAF U-17 Championship in Algeria with a 2-0 victory over Malawi in their third place match on Wednesday in Zeralda.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH:
Funerals at Jema to be held once in a month
Friday, April 03 2009
The chiefs and elders of Jema in Kintampo South District of Brong Ahafo have directed that funerals are be performed once in every second week of the month to reduce their rampant occurrence in the town.
(DUAYAW-NKWANTA) TANO NORTH :
Orthopaedic hospital gets morgue
Friday, April 03 2009
A GH¢ 240,000 ultra-modern-mortuary for the St. John of God Hospital at Duayaw-Nkwanta in Tano North District of Brong-Ahafo was commissioned.
(BIRIWA) MFANTSEMAN:
UNICEF supports Health Volunteers
Friday, April 03 2009
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), has donated a number of items to support the Ghana Health Service in the Mfantseman Municipality in implementing the Integrated Management of Children Illnesses (IMCI) and Growth Promotion.
(TEMA) TMA:
TMA decongests community one market streets
Friday, April 03 2009
About two hours decongestion exercise was carried out at the Tema community one central market street to clear the street of foodstuff sellers.
ACCRA:
Government would meet housing challenges-Minister
Friday, April 03 2009
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Albert Abongo, has indicated that provision of decent and affordable housing for Ghanaians has been a serious challenge to government, adding that the housing deficit continues to grow and presently it is estimated to be in excess of 500,000 units.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Managing Director installed as Mawerehene
Friday, April 03 2009
The Managing Director of the Budget Cash and Carry Limited, Mr Kwaku Agyiri, has been installed the Mawerehene of the Akuapem Traditional Area under the stool name Nana Kwaku Agyiri Aggrey.
ACCRA:
Over $1.6 billion required for water supply
Friday, April 03 2009
Government will require not less than $1.6 billion to rehabilitate and expand it existing water treatment facilities for urban water supply, and also for provision of boreholes for communities and small towns water systems in order to achieve the MDG target of 76 per cent population coverage for potable water by 2015.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH:
Jema SHS in a deplorable state
Friday, April 03 2009
The authorities of Jema Senior High School in Kintampo South District have appealed to non-governmental organisations and philanthropists to support the institution with infrastructure and other educational materials to help improve academic work.
ACCRA :
Address growing autistic disorders now – Dr Badoe
Friday, April 03 2009
Director, Neurology Developmental Clinic, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Emmanuel V. Badoe, has called for urgent measures to address the growing number of children with autistic disorders in the country.
SUNYANI:
Establish an agricultural educational endowment fund – Jatango
Friday, April 03 2009
Brong Ahafo Regional Agricultural Extension Officer, Mr John Ayisi Jatango, has called for the establishment of an agricultural educational endowment fund to boost agricultural education in the formal and informal sectors.
(FOOSHEGU) TAMALE:
Minister inaugurates dam for Fooshegu community
Friday, April 03 2009
Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi,  has commissioned a rehabilitated dam for the people of Fooshegu, a farming community near Tamale.
ACCRA :
National revenue agency failed.
Friday, April 03 2009
Major Daniel Sowah Ablorh-Quarcoo (Rtd.), Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service(IRS), has said the national revenue agency has failed to achieve success in its revenue mobilization efforts due to its manual system of operation.
(MAFI-DEDUKOPE) NORTH TONGU:
Enact bye-law to revive useful cultural practices
Friday, April 03 2009
Parliament has been urged to enact, as a matter of national importance, a law that will revive and maintain the country’s cultural practice that empowers elderly persons in the society to correct children, either than their own, when caught misbehaving in public places.
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA :
Government to get tough
Friday, April 03 2009
Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, has said his Ministry in collaboration with relevant institutions would “get tough” on persons and institutions engaged in the shipment and dumping of toxic wastes in the country.
   
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Women asked to leave filling stations
Friday, April 03 2009
The Kasoa District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jordan Quaye, has warned women frying yams, fish, and plantain at Petrol Filling Stations to relocate in order to avoid disasters.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
15 years for defilement
Friday, April 03 2009
Emmanuel Kwapong, a 19 year-old student, facing trial at the Asamankese Circuit Court for defiling a 15 year-old school girl pleaded with the court to grant him bail to enable him to re-sit the upcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(ADIDOME) NORTH TONGU:
Knowledge on rights low
Friday, April 03 2009
Studies conducted by Volta Physically Challenged Independent Group (VOLPHIG) indicates that many women in the Volta Region with disabilities remain unaware of their rights as stipulated in Disability Act 2006, Act 715.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Assess capitation grant process
Friday, April 03 2009
Stakeholders in education have been urged to undertake periodic assessment of the functional impact of the capitation grant towards effective and efficient education delivery.
AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Church supports physically challenged
Friday, April 03 2009
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, in collaboration with the Department of Social Welfare, has presented 15 wheel chairs to 15 physically challenged people in the Ahafo Ano North District of Ashanti.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise draw with Arsenals
Friday, April 03 2009
Sekondi Eleven Wise and visiting Berekum Arsenal shared the points when they drew 1-1 in their Glo Premier League 15 Week match at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sporting Mirren and Liberty split points
Friday, April 03 2009
Bottom placed Premier League side, Sporting Mirren were held to a two all drawn game by the Liberty Professionals in the 15th Week Premier League match played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra, on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Changes loom at Kotoko
Friday, April 03 2009
It could be all change at Asante Kotoko by the close of this month after the Porcupine Warriors slipped out of the top three of the domestic league with a lame performance against Gamba All Blacks.
ASUNAFO SOUTH:
Traditional rulers advised
Friday, April 03 2009
Osahene Kwaku Aterkyi, Omanhene of Kukuom Traditional Area in Asunafo South District of Brong Ahafo Region has urged traditional rulers not to be content with durbars and sitting in state to  receive homage but use their positions to spearhead the development of their areas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Awako optimistic of Inter deal
Friday, April 03 2009
Ghana youth international Gladson Awako is optimistic of landing a summer move to Inter Milan after what he describes as a successful two-week trial at the at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Papic plays Hearts dominance
Friday, April 03 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak coach Kosta Papic is refusing to get carried away after his team opened a nine point lead at the top of the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo on Mali spying mission
Friday, April 03 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac will observe Ghana’s World Cup qualifying opponents Mali in a quick tour of Europe.
TECHIMAN :
More community education needed
Friday, April 03 2009
Mr Simon Ogah, Techiman Municipal Director of National Commission for Civic Education, has urged members of gender civic clubs to intensify community educational programmes.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Seek early medical treatment for TB-Director
Saturday, April 04 2009
The public, especially those coughing continuously for two weeks or more have been asked to seek medical examination to determine whether or not they have tuberculosis (TB).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Gambia lift CAF U-17 title
Friday, April 03 2009
The Baby Scorpions claimed their second CAF U-17 title courtesy a 3-1 victory over hosts Algeria in the final match at the 8th CAF U-17 Championship on Thursday in Dar El Beida.
ACCRA :
Portuphy denies allegations
Friday, April 03 2009
Mr Kofi Portuphy, National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has refuted media reports that he would soon institute court action to pull down the residence of former President John Agyekum Kufuor.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Vardis for Ashgold
Friday, April 03 2009
Charles Vardis is poised to join Ashgold when the GLO Premier League resumes for the second phase of the 2008/09 season.
NATIONAL :
Minimum wage increased by 18 per cent
Friday, April 03 2009
The tripartite committee has agreed on a new minimum wage of GH¢2.65.5.
ACCRA:
Vector control of malaria proved effective in Ghana
Saturday, April 04 2009
The Incidence of malaria was reduced in the range of 40 percent from March to October 2008, following the introduction of the integrated vector control project by Cuba, in March 2006.
ACCRA:
Media Commission names boards of state-owned media
Saturday, April 04 2009
The National Media Commission (NMC), announced the composition of Boards of Directors of the state-owned houses.
EFFUTU:
Ban drunken drivers for life – Omanhene
Saturday, April 04 2009
The Omanhene of the Effutu Traditional Area, Neenyin Ghartey VII has called for the promulgation of a law that will ban for life commercial drivers caught drunk while driving , after serving their prison sentences.
ACCRA:
Newspaper women’s welfare launched
Saturday, April 04 2009
"The Women’s Advocate", a new newspaper, was launched to promote the welfare of women in society.
BAWKU:
Maintain peace to help bridge development gap - Woyongo
Saturday, April 04 2009
The good programmes and policies of government aimed at bridging the development gap between the Northern and Southern parts of Ghana would become a mirage if the people in the Northern part continue to engage in conflicts.
ACCRA:
President Mills swears-in four new Deputy Ministers
Saturday, April 04 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has challenged appointees under his administration to be guided by the future and work earnestly to fulfill the mission of improving the lives of Ghanaians under government’s better Ghana agenda.
ACCRA:
Human excreta is not waste but resource for energy,-Minister
Saturday, April 04 2009
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Joseph Yieleh Chireh, said human excreta should not be seen as a waste but resource for energy from biogas and organic fertilizer for plants.
LAWRA:
Abortion care project implemented
Saturday, April 04 2009
Pathfinder International has, in collaboration with the Ghana health Service, started implementing a Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) project aimed at increasing access to safe abortion care services in 13 districts of the Northern, Upper East and West regions.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s Foreign policy remains unchanged – Mumuni
Saturday, April 04 2009
Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister Muhammad Mumuni on Thursday assured the Diplomatic Corps that the tenets of Ghana’s Foreign policy would remain largely the same.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Re-introduce block farming system - Bishop
Saturday, April 04 2009
The Right Reverend Bishop Dr. Godfred Zormelo, a Senior Clergyman of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, has advocated the re-introduction of the "Block farming system", and the "Youth in Agriculture Programme" in the country’s overall agricultural development plan.
(TEMA)TMA:
Make fight against immorality a priority
Saturday, April 04 2009
Religious bodies have been entreated to openly condemn and fight against the increase in immoral activities among the youth especially students in tertiary institutions.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
PROTOA will not be disbanded – Chairman
Saturday, April 04 2009
National Chairman of the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), Mr Ben Peprah Amoabeng,  has dismissed speculations that the government will disband the association for political reasons.
ACCRA:
Parliamentary delegation leaves for Addis Ababa
Sunday, April 05 2009
Ghana’s 11-member parliamentary delegation, has left Accra for Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, to attend the 12th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which opens tomorrow in the city.
HO:
Minister pushes for improved sanitation
Sunday, April 05 2009
The Volta Regional Minister Saturday noted that people should not be prompted by organized cleanup campaigns to clear their surroundings of garbage.
ACCRA:
Parliamentary delegation leaves for Addis Ababa
Sunday, April 05 2009
The Government of Luxemburg and the International Labour Organisation are to support pregnant women with one million Euros to enable them attend regular antennal care at the various health Centres.
BAWKU:
NGO in call for peace
Sunday, April 05 2009
The Executive Director of  Kick Malaria Out of Africa, a non-governmental organization for malaria eradication and peace building in the country, has called on  the ethnic groups in the north to bury their differences and champion the cause of unity and peace for national development.
SUNYANI:
GBC workers threaten demo
Sunday, April 05 2009
Information reaching The Chronicle on Saturday in Sunyani indicates that morale among the staff of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is completely down following revelations about discrepancies in their salary structure.
NATIONAL:
Early rains, false start
Sunday, April 05 2009
Heavy rainfall which was experienced in some parts of the country earlier in the week does not mark the beginning of the major rainy season in the country but was only a false start
(ASSIN NKRAN) ASSIN SOUTH:
Chinese Ambassador commissions Model School
Sunday, April 05 2009
A plush model basic school built by the government of China for Assin-Nkran and its surrounding communities in the Assin South District has been handed over by the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Yu Wenzhe, to the Ministry of Education at a ceremony at Assin-Nkran.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Doctors to stay put
Sunday, April 05 2009
Chairman of the Council of College of Health Sciences, Mr. Samuel Okudzeto, Saturday appealed to new doctors and dental surgeons to stay and serve the country under trying conditions.
NATIONAL:
DCE list reaches Mills for scrutiny
Sunday, April 05 2009
The 10-member team tasked to go round the country to interview candidates for the position of Chief executives of metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) has short-listed three persons for each assembly and presented the names to President J.E.A Mills.
HO:
Volta Region high on priority list - Amenowode
Sunday, April 05 2009
Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode, has reassured people of the region that President John Atta Mills would honour promises made to the region within his first term of office.
ACCRA :
German-based Ghanaian says he wrote lyrics of anthem and pledge
Monday, April 06 2009
A German-based Ghanaian scientist says he wrote the current lyrics of the National Anthem and Pledge and has petitioned the presidency for official recognition as the author.
TAMALE :
Tamale Teaching Hospital supported
Monday, April 06 2009
The Rotary club of Tamale in partnership with some international Rotaries have supported the Tamale Teaching Hospital with essential medical equipment and other supplies valued at about GH¢1 million to ensure improved healthcare delivery.
(AKWADUM) NEW JUABEN :
Water closet facility abandoned
Monday, April 06 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has described as unacceptable the trend where public facilities meant for the wellbeing of people were left unused.
(OKUMANING ABOABO) KWAEBIBIREM :
Farmer beheads palm wine tapper
Monday, April 06 2009
A 37-year-old farmer, Peter Kwabena Ampiah who cut off the head of a man who had recently been seen moving with his former girl friend has been arrested by the Kade police.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Compensation to be paid to persons affected by water project
Monday, April 06 2009
Individuals and organisations affected by the on-going Koforidua water project are to receive two forms of compensations for land and crops being destroyed in the process.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Ensure female presence in UEW programmes- VC
Monday, April 06 2009
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw has charged the gender centre of the university to step up its activities to ensure a significant female staff presence in all programmes of the university.
HO :
Peki and Tsito make peace efforts
Monday, April 06 2009
The people of Peki and Tsito in the Volta Region, have initiated overtures towards peaceful resolution of a protracted and often bloody land dispute between the two groups.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Koforidua Regional Hospital staff undergo medical check up
Monday, April 06 2009
Medical staff of the Koforidua Regional Hospital have been advised to reduce their over dependence on telephones and walk from ward to ward and from their desks to consulting rooms to pick folders and other health requirements for the clients of the hospital as a form of exercise
SEFWI WIAWSO :
Contractors to refund funds for abandoned projects
Monday, April 06 2009
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, has warned that contractors who had been paid for various projects in Western Region but failed to execute them for more than a year would be forced to refund the money.
(KYEBI) EAST AKIM:
Okyehene calls for an entrenched decentralized system
Monday, April 06 2009
Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori-Panin, the Okyehene, has reiterated the need for an entrenched decentralized system in which implementations of national policies would be managed by the decentralized administration.
ELLEMBELE :
MP for Ellembele establishes students’ education fund
Monday, April 06 2009
The Member of Parliament for Ellembele, Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has established a students’ education fund for to assist brilliant but needy students to continue their education.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Government is meticulous in appointing DCEs- Ampofo
Monday, April 06 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo said  President Mills is just being meticulous in appointing Metropolitan/Municipal/District Chief Executives.
KINTAMPO NORTH :
Kintampo residents celebrate Alhaji Banda
Monday, April 06 2009
The executive and entire membership of the Kintampo Kro Ye Kuo, both in Ghana and abroad, have sent a message of felicitations to Alhaji Asoma Banda, a native if Kintampo on his nomination and appointment by President John Evans Atta Mills as member of the Council of State.
(PRESTEA) PRESTEA -HUNI-VALLEY :
Prestea SHS tutors compete for space
Monday, April 06 2009
Teachers are refusing posting to the Prestea Senior High School in the Western Region while the resident tutors are also seeking transfer due to lack of decent accommodation.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Sixteen injured in accident on Winneba road
Monday, April 06 2009
Sixteen people were on Saturday treated and discharged at the Winneba Government Hospital following injuries they received when vehicles on which they travelling were involved in an accident near Gomoa Dabanye on the Winneba/Kasoa/Accra.
ACCRA :
Police Officers embark on national seat belt campaign
Monday, April 06 2009
Thirty (30) senior police personnel of the Ghana Police Service, at the weekend, embarked on a maiden exercise, to promote the use of set belts by drivers and passengers, as part of a national road safety campaign.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP holds workshop to strategize for next election
Monday, April 06 2009
The Convention People’s Party on Saturday began a two-day workshop in Accra to train its regional executives on effective party organization to enable them to win more souls for the party.
(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
President asked kingmakers to find worthy successor
Monday, April 06 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, has asked kingmakers of the Tumu Paramountcy to endeavour to find the right person to succeed the late Gilbert B. Kanton V, Paramount Chief of the Tumu Traditional Area without any acrimony.
ACCRA:
Bomb threat at Italian embassy
Monday, April 06 2009
Hundreds of personnel from the Intelligence Unit of Ghana Police Service have surrounded the premises of the Italian Embassy in Accra after what officials say was a bomb threat tip-off.
MAMPONG:
Police grab three over cabby’s death
Monday, April 06 2009
The Mampong Police have arrested three suspects for allegedly murdering a 33-year-old taxi driver, Bashiru Mohammed.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Traders stand to be prosecuted
Monday, April 06 2009
Forty traders who failed to attend communal labour organized by the Akuapim South Municipal Assembly under the government’s programme to reduce filth in communities would
be put before the Nsawam Magistrate court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo goes Awol from Zamalek
Monday, April 06 2009
Ghana striker Junior Agogo has not returned to his Egyptian club Zamalek since leaving the club last week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko supporters fume at players
Monday, April 06 2009
A number of supporters of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Football Club have threatened to visit mayhem on players and management of the Club for their poor showing against Gamba All Blacks in their 15th Week Glo Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi last Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sammy Adjei Back To Hearts
Thursday, April 09 2009
Former Black Stars goalkeeper Sammy Adjei has announced that he has agreed a deal with Glo Premier League Leaders Hearts of Oak to play in the second half of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah coy on Hammers link
Thursday, April 09 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has told skysports.com that he expects to be playing for a high-profile club next season, as speculation of a move to West Ham mounts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Changes to hit football committees
Thursday, April 09 2009
The Sports Ministry has appointed new faces to reconstitute the management committees of the various national football teams as government representatives.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
University don pushes for women inclusion
Monday, April 06 2009
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba has urged the gender centre of the university to ensure significant female staff participation in all programmes of the tertiary institution.
JIRAPA:
EC gears up for Jirapa by-elections
Monday, April 06 2009
The Electoral Commission says it is fully prepared for the April 7 by-elections at Jirapa.
KETU SOUTH:
Study to irrigate Accra Plains underway
Monday, April 06 2009
Feasibility study on the 200,000 acres Accra Plains Irrigation Project has started and it will cover Dawhenya, Akuse, Asutsuare, Battor, Sogakope and Ada.
(AVEYIME) KETU SOUTH:
Aveyime Rice Project, Ahwoi upbeat
Monday, April 06 2009
Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, says government is committed to seeing the Aveyime Rice Project flourish.
OBUASI:
World marks day for mine awareness
Monday, April 06 2009
The United Nations Monday said, beyond removing weapons, mine action means ensuring a safe environment for civilians, developing local capacity and restoring dignity to survivors through job opportunities and other reintegration programmes.
(PIASE) BOSOMTWE:
Piase School goes hi-tech
Monday, April 06 2009
The Piase Roman Catholic Primary and the District Assembly Junior High schools in the Bosomtwe District have taken delivery of 15 computers for their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Road has been long, tortuous - Otumfuo
Monday, April 06 2009
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has given the assurance that he would always abide by the truth in the discharge of his duties during his reign.
(NAKONG) KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
Chief worried over child trafficking
Monday, April 06 2009
The Paramount Chief of the Nakong Traditional Area in the Kassena-Nankana West District, Pe Joseph Banapeh Afagachie, has expressed concern about child trafficking in the area and appealed for support to curb it.
JIRAPA :
NDC retains Jirapa seat
Wednesday, April 08 2009
The ruling National Democratic Congress has retained the Jirapa seat in the Upper West Region.
( OBOMENG) KWAHU SOUTH
:Youth advised to ensure decent dressing
Monday, April 13 2009
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt Rev. Yaw Frimpong-Manso, has advised the youth to avoid indecent dressing and other immoral activities during festive occasions to avoid contracting the HIV/AIDS diseases.
ACCRA :
Gospel Ministers urged to serve as instruments of reconciliation
Monday, April 13 2009


The Chairman of the Christ Apostolic Church International (CAC), Apostle Dr. Stephen K. Amoani has urged Ministers of the gospel to use their love for God in fulfilling and performing their Ministerial duties on earth as ministers of reconciling man not only to God but to one another.

(NKWATIA) KWAHU SOUTH :
Government would continue the NYEP – Ofosu-Ampofo
Monday, April 13 2009

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo  has given the assurance that the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) introduced by the previous administration would not stopped by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), administration as being rumoured by some people.

PEKI-TSAME) SOUTH DAYI :
Citizens urged to help provide facilities for ICT education
Monday, April 13 2009

Citizens of South-Dayi have been urged to help provide facilities for Information Communication Technology education for pupils and students in their respective communities.

(GOVIEPE) HOHOE :
Charity Foundation to construct classrooms
Monday, April 13 2009

The ENA Charity Foundation (ECF) founded by Mr Marcel Desailly, a former French football superstar and UNICEF Ambassador for children’s education in Africa, is to construct a three-classroom block with office and store for the Deliverance Children’s Home and Academy at Goviepe-Kowu in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region.

KANESHIE) AMA: :
Afari-Gyan honoured
Monday, April 13 2009

The Royalhouse Chapel International headed by Reverend Sam Korankye Ankrah has celebrated the achievement of Dr. Kwadwo Afari- Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission by conferring its “Apostle of Integrity” award on him.

ACCRA:
Employment Minister returns from ECOWAS conference
Monday, April 13 2009

The Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, Stephen Amoanor Kwao, has returned home from Abidjan, where he attended the Second Conference of Ministers of Labour and Employment of ECOWAS countries.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Christians asked to pray fervently
Monday, April 13 2009

The General Overseer of the Reformed Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ghana, Most Elder Baba Alakoshe-Nkrumah has advised Christians to be steadfast in the Lord and pray fervently to sustain the peace the nation is currently enjoying.

ZABZUGU/TATALE :
Zabzugu-Tatale residents express appreciation to President Mills
Monday, April 13 2009
The Chairman of Zabzugu-Tatale branch of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alhaji Amadu Sonaa,  on behalf of the executives, the youth and all supporters of NDC have expressed their appreciation to President John Evans Atta Mills for nominating Mr. Umar Wahab as the District Chief Executive for Zabzugu-Tatale.
MFANTSEMAN :
Kufuor speaks against political vendetta
Monday, April 13 2009

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has condemned the state of vendetta in Ghana’s politics, which he said is retarding country’s progress.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Thirty-two Easter children
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Thirty-two babies, made up of 18 boys and 14 girls, were recorded at Winneba Government Hospital and the Kasoa Health Centre on Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
(KONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Asaga pledges to develop Constituency
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region, Mr. Moses Asaga,has assured the people in his constituency that he was committed to bringing more development projects to the area.
BOLE:
New region should be the interest of all-Veep
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has said the creation of a new region out of the Northern Region should be in the interest of all northerners and not seen as the agenda of any group of people.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Minister urges Ghanaians to sacrifice
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah has urged Ghanaians to learn to sacrifice in their various endeavours towards accelerated development of the nation as Jesus Christ did and died for mankind.
ACCRA :
Mine workers call on employers
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) has asked the Ghana Chamber of Mines to compel mining companies to provide their employees with alternative employable skills which they could use elsewhere when mining ceases
(BILLAW) LAMBUSSIE KARNI :
Minister urges chiefs to be sensitive
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Mahmud Khalid has urged traditional rulers to endeavour to meet the basic needs and aspirations of their people, which give a true meaning to the chieftaincy institution.
(BUIPE)CENTRAL GONJA :
Company to produce 20,000 bags of cement daily
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Savanna Cement Company Limited (SAVACEM) would produce an initial 1000 tons or 20,000 bags of cement per day when it starts production by the middle of the year.
BOLGATANGA :
Government Officials urged to support UDS
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Regional Ministers, Members of Parliament and district assemblies, operating within the catchment area of the University for Development Studies (UDS), have been asked to support the university.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Eschew discrimination for total development – Bishop
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah-Sarfo has called on Ghanaians to eschew tribalism, divide and rule politics and victimization.
(PAGA) KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
Two teenagers arrested
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Two Teenagers; Mujahid Aduni and Mahamudu Maiga, both 17, were on Saturday arrested by immigration personnel at Paga for attempting to smuggle 24 jerry-cans full of petrol to Burkina Faso.
AMA :
Nominee denies allegations
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Municipal Chief Executive, nominated for Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr. Albert Oko Vanderpuije has denied all allegations leveled against him in media reports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa threatens to ban Ghana
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Football’s world governing body Fifa has warned that it will ban Ghana if it is proven that government is interfering in the administration of the sport in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah is France bound
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Ghanaian forward Sam Yeboah is set for a career in the French top flight according to the player’s agent Ludovic Gastin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister dares Ghana FA
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Sports Minister Alhaji Mubarak Muntanka Mohammed has served a notice to Fifa for redress if the Ghana Football Asscociation fails to implement the government White Paper on the recommendations of the Belieb Committee of inquiry into the stadium  disaster.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo eyes quick return
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Junior Agogo is hoping for a quick resolution of his impasse with Zamalek at FIFA so he can get back to playing club football again.
(GBETSILE) TEMA
Community supported
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Residents of Gbetsile, a suburb in the Tema Metropolis, have benefited from a free medical screening exercise.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty quartet to face sanctions
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Four players of Liberty Professionals face possible sanctions from the Premier League Board for their unruly behaviour towards referee Reginald Lathbridge on the final match day to end the first half of the League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea readies come-back
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Laryea Kingston is due to return to full training with Hearts next week with his recovery from a hamstring complaint almost complete.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari eyes first League title
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Sulley Muntari is confident he can win his first League title of any sorts with Inter Milan at the end of the current season but has warned his Inter Milan team mates the final weeks of the Serie A could throw up some surprises.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien ready to shackle Gerrard
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Ghana international Michael Essien says he is ready for what should be another intriguing midfield battle against Steven Gerrard in tonight’s Champions League meeting against Liverpool.
ACCRA :
Minister sends out caution
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Joseph Yieleh Chireh, has asked management of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), to work hard to redeem the image of the programme so as to win back the confidence of donor partners
KMA :
College fails to register students
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Eighty-five final-year students of the Workers College in Kumasi will not write the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) following the failure of the college to register them for the examination.
WESTAKYEM :
MCE rejected.
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The West Akyem Adikrofo Union comprising 19 chiefs in the West Akyem municipality, 18 out of the 23 functional executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Lower West Akyem Constituency and a number of branch and ward executives of the party have appealed to President J.E.A. Mills to withdraw the nomination of Mr Seth Otchere as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for West Akyem immediately to promote peace and unity in the area.
NATIONAL :
President Mills speaks on ’100 days’
Tuesday, April 14 2009
President Atta Mills has expressed concern about how some members of the public have misunderstood his 100 days in office, hence crying wolf over unfulfilled promises.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Former President J.A Kufuor honoured
Wednesday, April 15 2009
FED KASTLE Promotion Awards Foundation, a non-governmental organization based in Saltpond, has honoured former President John Agyekum Kufuor for his contributions to the development of Mfantseman Municipality and Ghana as a whole.
(TAFO) KMA :
Police call for public information
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kwaku Buah, Tafo-Pankrono District Police Commander, has called on the public to volunteer information to the police to enable them to bring down the crime wave in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
No committee changes
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Ghana Football Association spikes media reports purported to originate from the Ministry of Youth and Sports claiming that the National Teams Management Committee have been reconstituted in a bid to inject financial discipline.
NATIONAL:
’Test drivers for epilepsy’
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Medical Director of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital has called for epileptic testing, in addition to eye testing, before the acquisition of driving licences in the country.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Lopez Beats Duran
Tuesday, April 14 2009
On Friday night, David Lopez left the Diamond Center ring with cuts on his face and a nasty shiner on his right eye, but still captured his 14th straight win.
HO:
Form shortage stalls payment of pension benefits
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Processing of pension benefits for 31 teachers in the Volta Region under Cap.30 Pension has been held up for lack of Treasury Form 56 “A” .
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Lopez Beats Duran
Tuesday, April 14 2009
On Friday night, David Lopez left the Diamond Center ring with cuts on his face and a nasty shiner on his right eye, but still captured his 14th straight win.
(AFRANSI) GOMOA EAST:
Afransi celebrates Akwambo festival
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Obaabun Ogyedom Obrenuwa Adwoa Yankey I, the development queen of Afransi Saturday observed that the high infant mortality and poverty rates were some of the challenges impeding development in the area.
TEMA:
TT Brothers donates to SOS
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The local agents for Parlmalat Pure Joy, an Italian-based company, T.T. Brothers, on Monday, donated food items worth GH¢1,000 to the SOS Children Village at Tema.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Land tenure system to go through reforms
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister Monday urged land surveyors to come out with proposals to reform land acquisition and tenure system.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Unemployed defiles pastor’s daughter
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Asamankese Circuit Court Tuesday remanded into police custody, Daniel Bampoe, unemployed, charged with defiling a 14 year-old Pastor’s daughter and impregnating her.
ACCRA:
Developing countries churn out more illiterates
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics says there are about 774 million illiterate adults in the world with 64 per cent of the figure being women.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Ashittey seeks intervention in waste management
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Minister Tuesday called on the United States government to support the Regional Coordinating Council to manage the excessive waste engulfing the Accra metropolis.
HOHOE:
classroom blocks for academy
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The ENA Charity Foundation founded by Mr. Marcel Desailly, a former French football superstar and UNICEF Ambassador for children’s education in Africa, is to construct a three-classroom block for the Deliverance Children’s Home and Academy at Goviepe-Kowu in the Hohoe South Municipality.
SUNYANI:
Rainstorm causes havoc
Tuesday, April 14 2009
A severe rainstorm that hit parts of the Suyani Municipality and surrounding communities caused extensive damage to three classroom blocks of the Mmeredane Municipal Assembly Primary/ Kindergarten School building, ripping off roofs and destroying properties worth GH¢ 10,000.
ACCRA:
Pile of proposals to amend NPP constitution
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The deadline for proposals to review the constitution of the opposition New Patriotic Party has closed and 66 documents are up for consideration.
NATIONAL:
Missing salary reform document found
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Manpower and Employment Minister, Stephen Amoanor Kwao says the document based on which the single spine salary structure is to be implemented has been found. He says it did not really get missing but just could not be traced.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Chief lauds nomination of Gomoa East/West DCEs
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea III, has commended President Atta Mills for his District Chief Executive nominees for Gomoa East and West.
(MEDUMA) KWABRE :
Armed robbers gun down Police Officer
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Armed robbers on Tuesday shot and killed a Police Officer at his residence at Meduma, near Kumasi in the Kwabre District.
TAMALE :
Dagbon peace seekers asked to abide by road map
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Abudu Royal Gate of Dagbon, has urged stakeholders in the resolution of the Dagbon Chieftaincy crisis to strictly follow the road map to peace drawn by the Otumfuo Committee of Eminent Chiefs.
(SEFWI DWENEASE) SEFWI WIASO:
MTN launches community phone
Wednesday, April 15 2009
MTN Ghana has launched a community phone at Sefwi Dwanease in the Western Region to offer the underprivileged a chance to use the services of the company.
(DAGBARMATEY) AKATSI :
Ghanaians urged to uphold culture
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The President of the African System of Spirituality and Science, Dr Darteh Kumordzi  has advised Ghanaians not to shun their culture and religion in favour of foreign ones.
ACCRA :
Ex-minister advises journalists
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo has called on the media to focus on reporting developmental issues, especially issues related to the economy.
(AVOEME) KETU SOUTH :
Avoefe residents raise funds for project
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Chiefs and people of Avoeme a suburb of Aflao have raised a total of 4000 Ghana cedis during the Easter to finance a vocational-technical school project.
(EJURATIA) AFIGYA-KWABRE :
Minister of Justice offers thanks
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu has attended a church service at Ejuratia in the Afigya-Kwabre District of  Ashanti, the place where she was brought up, to give thanks to God for her appointment.
(MEMPEASEM) KEEA :
Four die in accident at Mempeasem
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Two people died on the spot and two others later at the Central Regional Hospital at Cape Coast, when a 33-seater Benz Bus travelling from Takoradi to Accra collided head-on with a Hyundai tipper truck at Mempeasem, near Elmina on Easter Monday.
(CASTLE) AMA :
We’ve scored high marks in 100 days - Mills
Wednesday, April 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has given his administration “high marks” on its performance in the first 100 days, saying the Government had achieved a lot of the things it set out to do.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FIFA Broadcast Academy opens
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The first ever broadcast seminar for media personnel has opened in Accra ahead of the FIFA 2010 World Cup to be hosted by South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA promises U20s foreign trip
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Ghana Football Association has revealed that it will plan another international friendly for the national Under-20 team abroad after a date with the United Arab Emmirates was called off.
(BIRIWA) MFANTSEMAN:
Call on GES for support
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Headmistress of the Biriwa Vocational Training Institute, Ms Jackline Appah, has appealed to the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) to intervene as a matter of urgency to save the school from collapse.
ACCRA:
Commonwealth congratulates Ghana
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma, meeting President John Evans Atta Mills in Accra has lauded Ghana’s democratic credentials, saying the success at her recent polls espoused the democratic values of the Commonwealth.
( GOMOA AKYEMPIM) GOMOA WEST:
Chief approves President nomination
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea III, has commended President Atta Mills for his District Chief Executive nominees for Gomoa East and West.
(GOMOA OGUAA) GOMOA WEST :
Health worker worried
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The staff nurse in charge of the Gomoa Oguaa Health Centre, Miss Alberta Kuofie, with other health workers, has expressed concern about the low number of registered people under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Gomoa West District.
AMA :
President not ready for Jubilee
Wednesday, April 15 2009
On his movement to the Jubilee House, President Mills has said that was not his priority. He said there were promises that had to be fulfilled first “before I go and get ensconced in the Jubilee House”.
TEMA :
Unity is important.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Tema metropolis have been urged to bury their differences and forge ahead with a common goal to promote progress in the area.
ASHAIMAN :
Community want new MCE.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Opinion leaders in Ashaiman have appealed to the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly members to confirm Mr Adinotey Addison Numo as the Municipal.
    
TEMA :
Driver banned by GPRTU
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Executive members of Tema Motorway branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) have placed a three-week ban on one of their drivers for using wrong diesel in his vehicle.
WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Rent charges go up
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Acting Director of Health Services for Wassa Amenfi East District, Mrs. Mary Magdalene Authur, has appealed to landlords and landladies in the Wassa Amenfi East District to reduce rent charges for nurses.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Brawl between to communication companies
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Vodafone’s promotion in Tarkwa, which started on Tuesday, ended up in a brawl between its workers and that of Tigo.
KPANDO :
Stop domestic violence
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Ms Sena Akua Dansua, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, has appealed to the clergy, chiefs and social commentators to speak against domestic violence and encourage families to respect the dignity of each member.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
University must be on track
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Director for Quality Assurance of the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW) Professor Jonas Apkanglo-Nartey has stressed the need for the University to set a good track record so that potential clients would select UEW as a preferred place of learning.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Agona Swedru kicks against MCE nominee
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Divisional and sub-chiefs of Agona Swedru have embarked on a peaceful demonstration in protest against the nomination of Mrs Susuna Keelson-Aikins, as the Municipal Chief Executive for Agona West Municipal Assembly.
(GOMOA OGUAA) GOMOA WEST:
GHS receives logistics
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Twenty-two Community-Based Growth Promoters (CBGP) in Gomoa Oguaa in the Gomoa West Directorate of the Ghana Health Services were on Tuesday presented with logistics to aid their work.
TEMA :
Hospital records 59 births at Easter
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Tema General Hospital recorded 59 births including three sets of twins during the Easter holidays.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Court calls for arrest of drivers
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Winneba magistrate court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of 25 drivers plying on the Cape Coast/Winneba/Accra road who committed traffic offences but failed to appear before the court.
(ATITO) KETA :
Fund launched
Wednesday, April 15 2009
A GH¢ 300,000 fund to build and equip a computer laboratory and library at Atito in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region was launched as part of the Easter activities.
    
(APAM) AWUTU SENYA :
Hospital delivers 16 easter babies
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Apam Catholic Mission Hospital recorded a total of 16 deliveries, including three caesarean sections during the Easter festivities.
(MEDUMA) KWABRE:
Armed robbers gun down police officer
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Armed robbers on Tuesday shot and killed a police officer at his residence at Meduma, near Kumasi in the Kwabre District. Detective Chief Inspector Jacob Nyame of the Ashanti Central Division was said to have been shot twice by the robbers, when they raided his house in an attempt to rob the residents.
BOLGATANGA:
Assaulted journalist, Asaga to step in
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Upper East branch of the Ghana Journalist Association has appealed to the Member of Parliament for Nabdam, Mr. Moses Asaga, to apologise to Mr. William Jelula, a Chronicle Reporter, who was assaulted by some NDC supporters on Saturday.
(KOKOFU) BEKWAI:
MP leads self-help crusade
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The Member of Parliament for Bekwai, Mr Joe Osei-Owusu, has urged people in the area to rekindle their self-help spirit to help quicken the pace of socio-economic progress of the area.
(ESHIEM) GOMOA WEST:
Community-based health facility inaugurated
Wednesday, April 15 2009
A Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound, has been inaugurated at Gomoa Eshiem with a call on health workers to focus more on preventive aspect of health.
BOLGATANGA:
Women still under-represented
Wednesday, April 15 2009
There were only 50 assemblywomen of which 15 were elected and 35 appointed in the nine district assemblies in the Upper East Region between 2002 and 2008.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN:
Stolen sheep saga takes new twist
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Omanehene of Nsawkaw Traditional Area has refuted a front page story in an Accra daily newspaper that a sheep intended to be presented to former President Jerry John Rawlings by the chief and people of the area was a stolen one.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Juaso SHS in SOS call
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Authorities of the Juaso Senior High School in the Asante Akim South District have appealed to the government to help provide the school with dormitories and teachers’ accommodation.
ZABZUGU/TATALE:
’Hidden’ iron ore out for grasp
Wednesday, April 15 2009
The chiefs and people of Zabzugu/Tatale District are inviting investors to mine the iron ore in the Sheini community, in the Zabzugu/Tatale District for their mutual benefit.
NATIONAL:
New measures to stamp put drug trade
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama says governemnt is adopting additional measures to tackle and stamp out the drug trade in Ghana.
ACCRA:
UK delegation calls on judiciary
Wednesday, April 15 2009
An eight-member delegation led by the British Minister for Women and Gender Equality, Ms. Harriet Harman Wednesday met with officials of the Judiciary in Accra.
BOLGATANGA :
Organisation advocates for new UN Women’s agency
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Ghana, is embarking on a ’Help Women Help the World’ campaign, to urge the United Nations (UN), to create a new women’s agency to be given adequate resources and support to help women harness their potentials, to enable them to contribute meaningfully to development.
(AWUTU-BONTRASE) EFFUTU:
Schools educated on fire prevention
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Winneba Municipal Office of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in collaboration with the Municipal Directorate of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has carried out a one-month intensive fire prevention education in schools in the Effutu Municipal and the Awutu/Senya administrative areas.
BOLGATANGA :
Armed robbers shoot two
Thursday, April 16 2009
Armed robbers attacked a Benz Bus travelling from Tamale to Bolgatanga and shot and killed two women, injuring four other passengers, near Karminga in the Northern Region.
ACCRA:
Stakeholders in Education meet
Thursday, April 16 2009
Minister of Education, Mr. Alex Tetteh-Enyo, said government was keen in enacting the Freedom of Information Bill to promote a robust research environment and greater freedom that would ensure that adequate information was available to the public.
ACCRA:
Government to assist CSIR patent research findings
Thursday, April 16 2009
Government is taking steps to assist the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to patent all research findings by securing intellectual property rights for innovations, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms. Sherry Ayittey, said.
HO:
Ministry blamed for sale of application forms
Thursday, April 16 2009
Nurses training college entry application forms which are meant to be free are allegedly being sold for 4.00 Ghana cedis each in Ho.
ACCRA :
Good journalism sells – NMC Chairman
Thursday, April 16 2009
Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC),  Mr Paul Adu-Gyamfi, has pointed out that good journalism sells and, therefore, lauded the practice of high quality journalism by the Ghana News Agency.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Church intensifies education on discipline
Thursday, April 16 2009
The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church has intensified education on domestic and environmental health, increasing acts of indiscipline among the youth, and other social evils that retard progress in its areas of operation throughout the country.
ACCRA:
Rail transport to be developed
Thursday, April 16 2009
The recent spate of road accidents in the country has necessitated the development of alternative transport systems other than road to address the stuation.
ACCRA :
Vice President receives Canadian High Commissioner
Thursday, April 16 2009
Government is to spend GH¢200 million over a five year period to implement the proposed Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), an ambitious policy being spearheaded by the government to help scale up the rate of development in northern Ghana.
NATIONAL:
President receives three ambassadors
Thursday, April 16 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday received letters of credence from three new ambassadors from South Africa, Mali and Thailand at separate ceremonies at the Castle, Osu, in Accra.  
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to play Uganda
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Ghana Football Association has confirmed requesting to play the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly ahead of the Black Stars next 2010 World Cup qualifier against Mali.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to play Sportive
Thursday, April 16 2009
League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak will play Division One side Tema Real Sportive in a friendly match at the El Wak Stadium on Sunday, April 19.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa ban looms over Ghana
Thursday, April 16 2009
Fifa has kept the threat of a ban hanging over Ghana football after relations between the country’s federation and the sports minister hit a new low.
(DATOYILI) TAMALE :
PNC Northern Regional Chairman assists farmers
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Northern Regional Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Mr Zakaria Alhassan Gundaa has offered free ploughing services to some 550 farmers in eight districts of the region through his personal resources.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Four support nominee
Thursday, April 16 2009
All four contestants who lost the position of the Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive (DCE) to Mrs. Theresah Adomako, have expressed support for her nomination.
 
ACCRA:
Vodafone take over from GT
Thursday, April 16 2009
Vodafone was officially launched in Ghana on Wednesday night with a pledge that it would provide customers with the highest quality and most reliable mobile network.
MFANTSEMAN:
MMDAs advised
Thursday, April 16 2009
Dr Nii Moi Thompson, an Economist, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to collaborate with stakeholders of the informal sector and exploit opportunities to boost activities of the sector in their localities.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam today
Thursday, April 16 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, April 16, 2009.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
GNAT/GNFS collaborate to eduacate students
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Winneba Municipal Office of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in collaboration with the Municipal Directorate of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has carried out a one-month intensive fire prevention education in schools in th Effutu Municipal and the Awutu/Senya administrative areas.
HO :
The new face in town
Thursday, April 16 2009
From a state of near collapse, the Ho Municipal Hospital that was inaugurated in 1927 has bounced back as the first choice health facility for people in the municipality.
AMA :
Tetteh Quashie interchange to get a relief
Thursday, April 16 2009
Mr. Joe Gidisu, Minister of Transport, has announced a number of measures being undertaken by his ministry to ease vehicular traffic on roads linking the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange.
(ASANTE MAMPONG) MAMPONG :
Three arrested- confirmed robbers
Thursday, April 16 2009
Three suspects who were arrested in Kumasi in connection with the murder of a taxi driver at Asante Mampong have been identified as notorious armed robbers operating in the city.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Minister bemoans educational standards
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Central Regional Minister, Ms Ama Benyiwa Doe, has appealed to stakeholders in Education to help promote educational standards in the region.
(ACCRA) AMA:
No funerals on 25th - Ga state
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Ga State announced on Thursday that funerals would be suspended in the Ga Traditional Area on Saturday, April 25, as remembrance final obsequies are held for all departed rulers of the various divisions.
    
SEKYERE CENTRAL :
Youth group instituted
Thursday, April 16 2009
A 200-member National Nsutaman Youngsters Club has been inaugurated at Nsuta in the Sekyere Central District.
 
ACCRA :
Veep denies media allegations
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Office of the Vice-President on Thursday denied newspaper publications that the President and Vice President had been travelling in long convoys of vehicles and asked journalists to cross-check their facts before publishing them to avoid scurrilous reports about public officials.
BEKWAI:
MP wants funerals regulated
Thursday, April 16 2009
Member of Parliament for Asante-Bekwai, Mr Joe Osei-Wusu, has proposed to the Bekwai Traditional Council to regulate funeral activities in the area.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Sanitation conditions better - traders
Thursday, April 16 2009
Traders at the central business district of Accra say sanitation conditions have improved fairly.
ASUOGYAMAN:
Asuogyaman, first to confirm DCE
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Asuogyaman District Assembly Thursday became the first to confirm the President’s nominee for the District Chief Executive post under the National Democratic Congress administration.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
‘Otumfuo needs more cash’
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Otufuo Osei Tutu II Charity Foundation is calling on all well meaning Ghanaians who have the plights of the needy at heart to contribute towards its education and health projects in the country and beyond.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
Rural development high on priority list
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister has said the government would not relent in its rural development programmes.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANHWIASO BEKWAI:
MP attends Victory Rally
Thursday, April 16 2009
The Member of Parliament for Bibiani,  Mr. Christopher Addae, has called on the electorate to vote against NDC in the 2012 election to enable NPP to come back to power to continue its good works in the Western Region.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema GPRTU bans driver
Friday, April 17 2009
The Tema Motorway branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has banned one of its members for three weeks, for using adulterated diesel to run his vehicle.
ACCRA :
Schools device new ways to curb malaria menace
Friday, April 17 2009
Even though stringent measures have been put in place to control the menace of malaria, the disease still remains
a major health challenge.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Agro inputs dealers cautioned
Friday, April 17 2009
Members of the Ghana Agro Inputs Dealers Association (GAIDA), have been cautioned against conniving with officials of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to engage in racketeering of fertilizer subsidization coupons meant for farmers.
(KNUST) KMA :
Zain presents ZAC grant to KNUST
Friday, April 17 2009
Zain Communications Ghana has presented six computers and cash prizes to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and four students for their participation in the on-going Zain Africa Challenge (ZAC).
ACCRA :
Ghana to become an aviation hub in sub-region
Friday, April 17 2009
The Minster of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah has reiterated government’s commitment to making Ghana the aviation hub in the Sub-Region.
(TATALE) ZABZUGU/ TATALE :
People of Tatale appeal for separate district
Friday, April 17 2009
The chiefs and people of Tatale in the Zabzugu/Tatale District of Northern Region have appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills for the creation of a separate district to accelerate the development of the area, which is one of the most deprived in the region.
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
British Minister inspects projects at Bawjiase
Friday, April 17 2009
The British Minister for Women and Gender, Harriet Harman has inspected projects being supported by Plan Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), in the Awutu Bawjiase Area, as part of her visit to Ghana.
(FUME) HO :
Fume-Avatime citizens raise funds for school project
Friday, April 17 2009
The People of Fume-Avatime in the Ho-West District of the Volta Region, have mobilized 2,500 Ghana cedis at an annual fund-raising durbar towards the construction of a pre-school complex.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to conduct census in March 2010
Friday, April 17 2009
Ghana, will in March next year conduct a population and housing census to determine her population to inform development decision making.
ACCRA :
Auditing of MMDCEs crucial for decentralisation
Friday, April 17 2009
The Auditor-General, Mr Edward Dua-Agyeman has noted that effective auditing at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDCEs) was crucial in ensuring the success of the decentralization process.
(ASAWASI) KMA :
Peace building committee honours police officers
Friday, April 17 2009
The Peace Building Committee, a community-based organization at Asawasi in Kumasi, has honoured four police officers of the Asawasi Police Station for their commitment to duty.
ACCRA :
Ghana Statistical Service to be revamped-Veep
Friday, April 17 2009
Ghana’s statistical system, generally considered as one of the weakest link in the country’s socio-economic drive, is to be revamped to make for a more efficient development planning, Vice President John Dramani Mahama announced in Accra.
ACCRA:
Include traditional practice into school curriculum
Friday, April 17 2009
Prof Kofi Asare Opoku, Vice President of the Institution Advancement of the African University College of Communication, on Friday called on stakeholders in the education sector to include the nation’s rich traditional beliefs and practices into the curriculum.
ACCRA :
Case adjourned
Friday, April 17 2009
The case involving Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB) was on Friday adjourned to Friday May 8.
 
ACCRA :
Discipline starts from the top- board chair
Friday, April 17 2009
Mr Emmanuel Baba Mahama, new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Graphic Communications Group Limited, on Friday said the culture of an organization depicted the behaviour of its leaders.
TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
TOPP donates to AIDS victims
Friday, April 17 2009
The Management of Twifo Oil Palm Plantations (TOPP) has donated GH¢1,000 to Ebenezer Foundation, a charitable organization, which caters for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) in the Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira District.
WEST AKYEM :
Chief denies publications
Friday, April 17 2009
Baffour Agyei Kumi, Chairman of the West Akyem Adikrofo Union, has denied a publication in a national daily that he and his union had rejected the nomination of Mr Seth Otchere, as the West Akyem Municipal Chief Executive.
ACCRA :
Bawumia reliefed of post
Friday, April 17 2009
The President, John Evans Atta Mills, has endorsed the appointment of Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah as the First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BOG).
ACCRA:
New council instituted
Friday, April 17 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has in consultation with the Council of State appointed the under listed to the Armed Forces Council.
KADJEBI :
Chiefs petition President Mills
Friday, April 17 2009
The Chiefs of Kadjebi District of the Volta Region have petitioned President John E. A. Mills to reconsider their earlier recommendation on the choice of nominee to the post of District Chief Executive (DCE) to the area.
(OKERE) AKUAPEM NORTH :
Dan Botwe worried
Friday, April 17 2009
The Member of Parliament for Okere, Mr Dan Botwe, Friday expressed concern about the falling standard of education in the Akuapem area.
NATIONAL :
Former President Rawlings did no wrong
Friday, April 17 2009
The National Security Advisor, Brigadier-General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah, has explained that Quarter Guards are mounted for any Very Important Person (VIP) visiting a military or police installation.
NATIONAL :
Six DCEs withdrawn
Friday, April 17 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has withdrawn six nominees for the position of the Metropolitan and District Chief Executives.
WA :
Public give opinion
Friday, April 17 2009
Some members of the public in the Wa Municipality have expressed different sentiments about the performance of President John Evans Atta Mills’ government as he takes stock of his achievements of his 100 days in office.
(KPONG) ASUOGYAMAN:
Prosecute public officials - Ofosu-Ampofo
Friday, April 17 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, has directed officials of the Ghana Highways Authority to take legal action against drivers who carry weights above the acceptable tonnage across the Adomi Bridge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA comments on key issues
Friday, April 17 2009
The Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association has commented on concerns over the future direction of football in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister opens 3-day seminar
Friday, April 17 2009
Alhaji Mubarak Mohamed Muntaka, Minister of Youth and Sports on Thursday opened a three day seminar on National Talent Identification at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Best 2008 BECE candidate honoured
Friday, April 17 2009
The Nyinahin Traditional Council was awarded 100 Ghana cedis to Miss Portia Twumwaa for obtaining the best result in last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Atwima-Mponua District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Asare shortlisted for Ebony award
Friday, April 17 2009
Black Stars defender Nana Akwesi Asare has been shortisted for the 2009 Ebony Award- an award for the best African player in the Belgian Jupiler League- after an impressiing this term with KV Mechelen.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA consult Lawyers over Owusu
Friday, April 17 2009
The Ghana Football Association says it will work with its lawyers and the sports ministry to ensure that the five-year ban imposed on Asante Kotoko CEO Sylvester Asare-Owusu implemented without any legal ramifications.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan hopes injury woes over
Friday, April 17 2009
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan hopes his injury problems are finally over after a nightmare start to his Rennes career.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cologne Coach To Meet Milo
Friday, April 17 2009
German Bundesliga outfit, FC Cologne’s head Coach Christophe Daum will meet with Black Stars Coach, Milovan Rajevac at the end of the German Bundesliga season to discuss the future of star midfielder, Derek Boateng.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Badu moves to Spain
Friday, April 17 2009
Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has moved from Kumasi giants Asante Kotoko to Spanish side Recreativo Huelvo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League resumption postponed
Friday, April 17 2009
The League was initially scheduled to begin on 26 April but clubs have been given ample time prepare for the resumption on 03 May.
BOLGATANGA:
School feeding grants to be paid promptly
Saturday, April 18 2009
Plans are far advanced by the government to end the annual delay in the release of school feeding grants to second cycle institutions, to enable them to reopen as scheduled to facilitate academic work.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Make education relevant to current needs - Wayongo
Saturday, April 18 2009
Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister has called on the Catholic Church and stakeholders in education to make the content of education relevant to current circumstances and aspirations of the nation.   
    
(GOMOA ESHIEM) GOMOA WEST
Gomoa Eshiem gets CHPS compound
Saturday, April 18 2009
A Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound, has been inaugurated at Gomoa Eshiem with a call on health workers to focus more on preventive aspect of health.
ACCRA :
G-MAP urges government to enact cyber law
Saturday, April 18 2009
Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a child rights Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has urged government to as matter of urgency enact a law to prevent children from using cyber or computer to commit fraud, prostitution and other sexual offences in the country.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Don’t peddle false news about NHIS- Official
Saturday, April 18 2009
The public has been advised to stop peddling false news about the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) but rather seek the right information from the appropriate quarters of the scheme than to rely on hearsay since such wrong information did not augur well for the promotion of the NHIS..
ACCRA :
Minister calls for training of modern surveyors
Saturday, April 18 2009
The Minister of Communications, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has stressed
the importance of surveyors at this moment of the country’s development when it has struck oil in commercial quantities and called on the Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM) to train modern surveyors to become the forerunners in support of
the oil industry.
ACCRA:
Government holds final consultation on RTI Bill
Saturday, April 18 2009
Ghana is set to be the first country in the West Africa sub-region to have the Right to Information (RTI) Law as government holds final consultations with civil society, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, said in Accra.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Small scale miners appeal for concessions
Saturday, April 18 2009
Chairman of the Prestea Mining Group (PMG), Mr. Abdulai Musah, made up of small-scale gold miners, has appealed to government to allocate to it mining concessions in the Western Region to create more jobs and eliminate illegal gold mining popularly known as “galamsey’.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Road accidents increase in Sekondi-Takoradi
Saturday, April 18 2009
Western Regional Coordinator of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr Thomas Bismark Boakye, has expressed concern about the alarming rate of road accidents in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis and the Western Region as a whole.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Court acquitted and discharged Winford Owuo
Saturday, April 18 2009
Winford Owuo alias “CD” has been finally acquitted and discharged by a circuit court in Kumasi from the charges of causing harm, damage and stealing which were later substituted with robbery.
SUNYANI:
Parents advised to provide needs of children
Saturday, April 18 2009
Mr. Eric Opoku, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has appealed to parents to provide their children with the basic necessities of life.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Accra Brewery assists Malaria Control
Saturday, April 18 2009
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has donated chemicals and spraying machines worth over 10,000 Ghana cedis to the Health Directorate of the Accra Metropolitan Authority.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Women to take advantage of empowerment
Saturday, April 18 2009
The First Lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills, has called on women to reposition themselves well to be able to take advantage of the government’s promise of women empowerment.
TALENSI-NABDAM:
Talensi-Nabdam confirms DCE
Sunday, April 19 2009
The Talensi-Nabdam District at the weekend voted unanimously to confirm the President’s nominee, Mrs. Vivian Anafo as the District Chief Executive.
HO:
Politicians must account for stewardship - Mills
Sunday, April 19 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has observed that demands on politicians to account for stewardship at the close of tenure of office could not be tantamount to harassment.
BAWKU:
Government desires to lift Bawku curfew
Sunday, April 19 2009
The Minister of the Interior, Mr Cletus Apol Avoka, has stated that Government is committed to lifting the curfew in Bawku if there is a sign of commitment to peace on both sides of the feuding factions.
ACCRA:
Women Aglow pray for Ghana
Sunday, April 19 2009
Thousands of Christian faithful Saturday gathered at the Independence Square in Accra to pray to God to give the
nation abundant glory and honour.
   
(GBANE) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Improved roads for mining areas soon
Sunday, April 19 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister at the weekend assured the chiefs and people of Gbane and Digari communities in the Talensi-Nabdam District where small scale mining is taking place that their roads would be rehabilitated for easy access.
ACCRA:
Human trafficking, security agencies to do more
Sunday, April 19 2009
Participants at a workshop on human trafficking have called for the adoption of a well-coordinated collaborative approach by security agencies and other stakeholders to effectively tackle human trafficking and irregular migration from and through Ghana.
ACCRA:
A-G to review conviction of Tagor, others
Sunday, April 19 2009
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has served notice her ministry will soon reopen certain narcotic cases already decided by the courts.
GA EAST:
Increase awareness on autism - Centre
Sunday, April 19 2009
The Founder of the Autism Awareness, Care and Training Centre has called for an intensive awareness creation on the autism disorder to ensure that sufferers received special care.
     
SUNYANI:
Newmont assures of steady development
Sunday, April 19 2009
Management of Ahafo project of Newmont Ghana gold Ltd at Kenyasi has assured communities within its operational area of a healthy relationship that would facilitate development in the area.
BOLGATANGA:
Fulani Herdsmen fight NHIS officials
Sunday, April 19 2009
Fulani Herdsmen and their families insisting on registering with the National Health Insurance in the Builsa District in the Upper East Region are hindering the progress of the scheme in the area.
HO:
Volta Region welcomes Mills
Sunday, April 19 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills arrived at Ho to a warm welcome to the Volta Regional capital on Friday and declared the region his second home.
AGONA EAST:
Assembly confirms DCE
Sunday, April 19 2009
The 15-member executive of the Agona East branch of the National Democratic Congress has endorsed the nomination of Mr John O. Arkoh as the District Chief Executive for Agona East Assembly.
(DZOGBORVE) SOUTH TONGU :
Dzogborve Catholic school “cries” for help
Monday, April 20 2009
The Catholic primary school, which serves eight cluster communities forming Dzogborve at South Tongu District in the Volta Region has been in a deplorable state for almost five years.
(ESSIAM) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
District goes gay over DCE nomination
Monday, April 20 2009
There was wide jubilation at Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District over President John Evans Atta Mills’ nomination of Mr Peter Light Koomson as District Chief Executive for the area.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Epileptic patient remanded
Monday, April 20 2009
A farmer and an epileptic patient, Kofi Dadzie, who accused and attacked another epileptic patient of being the cause of his ailment, has been remanded by the Akim Swedru circuit court in the Eastern Region.
(MUMFORD) GOMOA WEST :
Ghanaians urged to reduce expenditure on funerals
Monday, April 20 2009
The Apam District Head of the church of Pentecost, Pastor Williams Ofori-Attah, has appealed to Ghanaians to be moderate in their lifestyles so as to support government’s effort towards reducing poverty.
TAMALE :
Massive clean-up exercises held in Tamale hospitals
Monday, April 20 2009
A Tamale-based philanthropist, Alhaji Yakubu Ayana has  organised a massive clean-up exercise in the metropolis.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI :
East Mamprusi youth protest over nomination of DCE
Monday, April 20 2009
Some NDC youth in the Nalerigu/Gambaga constituency in the East Mamprusi District have rejected Mr. Adam Imoro, President’s Nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Media urged to focus more on developmental issues
Monday, April 20 2009
The media should focus more on developmental issues rather than discussing what some personalities say or do, the Assembly Member for Akyemfo Electoral Area of Gomoa West District, Mr Anthony Kweku Tackie-Otoo has urged.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH :
Friends remanded for possessing Indian hemp
Monday, April 20 2009
The Akim Swedru circuit court in the Birim South District, has remanded in prison custody, two friends for allegedly possessing a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
(ESSAM) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Essam appeals for electricity supply
Monday, April 20 2009
The people of Essam in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region have reiterated their call for the Municipal Assembly and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to supply the town with electricity.
(BREMAN) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
Chief calls for check in increasing birth rate
Monday, April 20 2009
The chief of Breman Essiam in Ajumako Essiam Enyan District, Nana Effua Essiwah II has said Government’s effort to provide the citizens with the needed amenities will appear to be inadequate if the increasing birth rate in the rural communities is not put in check.
(MAMPONG) NPP:
Dismissal of NPP executives nullified
Monday, April 20 2009
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has nullified the dismissal by executives of the Asante Mampong Constituency of the party of two of its members.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Accept Presidents nominees for Chief Executives – Tackie-Komme
Monday, April 20 2009
Member of Parliament for Odododiodioo, Mr. Jonathan Nii Tackie Komme, has appealed to members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to accept the President’s nominees for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives.
WA :
Assemblies urged to prosecute sanitation offenders
Monday, April 20 2009
The Upper West Regional Environmental Health Officer, Mr Las Bayou has urged the Municipal and District Assemblies to prosecute people who flout sanitation bye-laws to deter them.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Otumfuo assures Muslims
Monday, April 20 2009
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has assured Muslim Communities of an equitable share of his educational developmental agenda.
(TEMA) TMA :
“Don’t use teaching periods to mark pupils’ work” - Director
Monday, April 20 2009
Teachers have been asked not to use teaching periods to mark the class work of students and pupils as it disrupts smooth teaching.
NATIONAL :
100- year drought to hit Ghana
Monday, April 20 2009
Results of studies carried out on Lake Bosumtwi in southern Ghana are far from comforting.
(ATIMPOKU) ASUOGYAMAN:
Bribery invades arena of bridge
Monday, April 20 2009
Some officials of the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) have been accused of extorting money from drivers to allow them to cross the Adomi bridge with their overloaded trucks , at the risk of the safety of the bridge.
EJISU JUABEN:
47 families trained
Monday, April 20 2009
Forty-seven farming families at Essienimpong in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality have undergone a day’s training in agriculture to sharpen their skills and upgrade their knowledge.
ACCRA :
Traffic bill to go to parliament
Monday, April 20 2009
A new road traffic regulation bill would soon be placed before Parliament for consideration and approval to ensure adequate safety on the roads.
    
EFFUTU:
Ten here to celebrate Aboakyir
Monday, April 20 2009
A 10-member delegation from Chariotteville in USA is expected in Effutu Municipality to explore avenues towards development in the area.
STMA :
Rice farmers call for support
Monday, April 20 2009
Nana Akorligah Kwofie, Chairman of Rice Growers Association in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis has hinted that, most of the rice on the market are locally produced rice that have been re-bagged for sale.
ACCRA :
Too many ghost names- Minister
Monday, April 20 2009
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Moahmmed Muntaka Mubarak, has said there are too many ghost names on the payroll of the National Youth Employment Programme.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
New reading for dam level
Monday, April 20 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, April 20, 2009.
 
ACCRA :
Agric development a two way street
Monday, April 20 2009
The Executive Committee of the Sustainable Tree Crops Programme (STCP) partnership begins a meeting in the Ivorian commercial capital, Abidjan, on Monday to assess its performance over the years and deliberate on issues facing the cocoa economy of West and Central Africa
    
ACCRA :
Governor appeals to mining companies
Monday, April 20 2009
Dr Kwabena Duffour, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, has appealed to mining companies to support the economy by increasing the percentage of foreign exchange earnings retained in the country in the light of the global financial crises.
(APAM) AWUTU SENYA:
Man remanded
Monday, April 20 2009
An Apam District Magistrate’s court has remanded Kobina Panyin from Gomoa Ankamu into prison custody for allegedly stealing some personal items and 70 Ghana cedis cash belonging to Miss Tabitha Ewoodzie, a teacher at Ankamu Islamic Primary School.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Grandmum abuses boy
Monday, April 20 2009
Adwoa Nyarkoa, 50, a farmer charged with three  counts of assault, torture and degrading treatment, has been admitted to a GH¢300 bail by the Akim Swedru Circuit court in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.
KMA :
Stranded pupils besiege education office
Monday, April 20 2009
Some 106 stranded students of the Christ the King Junior High School at Ayigya in Kumasi, whose registration fees in respect of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) were misappropriated by the school authorities, on Monday morning besieged the offices of the Metropolitan Education Directorate to demand justice.
ACCRA :
PCG to build guest house
Monday, April 20 2009
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) is to put up a GH¢ 12,000.00 guest house to serve the hospitality needs of members and the public.
KUMASI:
Students to receive assistance
Monday, April 20 2009
In a typical biblical ‘Let my people go’ edict, Education Minister, Alex Tettey Enyo has instructed education authorities in Kumasi to do all they need to get some 106 final-year students of the Christ the King International School to write their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites called to camping
Monday, April 20 2009
Ghana’s Under-20 team begins camping for the World Youth Championships in Egypt on 24 April at Ghanaman Soccer School of Excellence in Prampram.
(NIMA) AMA:
Police arrest six
Monday, April 20 2009
The Nima Police in collaboration with members of the Copyright Association have arrested six people suspected to have been pirating and selling pornographic and other CD materials in the country.
KMA :
Students in a bigger dilemma
Monday, April 20 2009
It has now emerged that the Christ the King International School in Kumasi whose proprietor and head teacher have been arrested by the police failing to register 106 students for the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), is not accredited for the examination.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari linked with England return
Monday, April 20 2009
Sulley Muntari could make a quick return to the English Premiership after reports linking him with Tottenham Hotspur on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Asamoah scores for Udinese
Monday, April 20 2009
Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah opened his Serie A goal account on Sunday and declared his desire to travel the path that some of his more famous compatriots have travelled to greatness.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Indian plans Hearts take over
Monday, April 20 2009
An Indian tycoon has expressed interest in taking over Ghanaian Premier League side Hearts of Oak and he is ready to offer US$ 6 million, according to an offical of the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Okwahu Utd preserve lead
Monday, April 20 2009
Okwahu United returned to winning ways and and boosted their fight to the top flight after a 2-1 win over Royal Knight at the Nkawkaw Park on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko defends IBF title
Monday, April 20 2009
International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight champion, Joseph Agbeko of Ghana will defend his title against Armenian Vakhtang Darchinyan on July 11 in the United States of America.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor advises Appiah
Monday, April 20 2009
Former Black Stars captain Charles Kobina Akunnor is urging his successor Stephen Appiah to find a club in the next transfer window.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts insist more is best
Monday, April 20 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak have defended their massive recruitment drive in the Ghana transfer window by insisting the side that has stormed to the top of the domestic league needs strengthening.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jibril slams Kotoko rumours
Monday, April 20 2009
Hearts of Oak youngster Tawrick Jibril says there is no truth in reports linking him with a move to Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
TAMALE:
Ghana, Japan sign food aid agreement
Monday, April 20 2009
Ghana and Japan Monday signed a GH¢ 13.3 million grant as part of Japan’s support for Food Aid in the three Northern regions hit by flood in 2007.
(TESHIE) AMA:
Driver jailed for incest
Monday, April 20 2009
A driver who constantly abused his 16 year-old daughter sexually despite cautions from relations was on Monday sentenced to six years’ imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Ofosu Ampofo encourages BECE candidates
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has urged candidates writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) not to panic but approach the examination with the same determination when they write their end of year examinations.
SUNYANI :
RCC worried about delays and shoddy work of contractors
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has expressed worry about the delays in the completion of projects and the shoddy work done by some contractors for public basic schools in the region.
ACCRA :
WANEP to observe election in South Africa
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The West Africa Network for Peace-building is joining its partners in the Africa Alliance for Peace-building (AfAP) to observe Wednesday’s elections in South Africa, a statement from WANEP released in Accra has said.
SUNYANI :
Non-Muslims not enemies of Islam – Isamic Teacher
Tuesday, April 21 2009
An Islamic teacher has noted that the perception by some Muslims that people of other religions are enemies of Islam is a misconception and contrary to the teachings of the Koran.
(ABBOSEY OKAI) AMA :
MP, constituents undertake clean-up
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ablekuma Central, Mr Theophilus Tetteh Chaie, in collaboration with ZoomLion and some opinion leaders, have undertaken a clean-up exercise at Abbosey Okai.
SUNYANI :
Churches urged to partner with government
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Eric Opoku has appealed to religious bodies to partner the new government to facilitate the pace of national development.
(KUAMSI) KMA :
Help government to eradicate Child Slavery – President
Tuesday, April 21 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, has called on Ghanaians to assist government in eradicating child slavery and trafficking in the country.
NKORANZA :
Eight BECE candidates in Nkronza pregnant
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Eight female candidates writing the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE), at Yefri Junior High School centre in Nkoranza District in the Brong Ahafo are  pregnant.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Mahama interacts with national farmers association.
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Government is to set up a fertilizer manufacturing firm as part of a re-engineering of the agriculture sector, with the long-term goal of saving one billion cedis expended annually on importing six food items, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced.
ACCRA :
Speaker to approach work with human touch
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Speaker of Parliament, Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo, said the Speaker wielded a lot of power under the Standing Orders of Parliament, but she would endeavour to discharge her duty and make rulings with a human touch.
BAWKU :
Interior Minister renews Bawku curfew
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Minister of the Interior has, on the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality, Gushegu Township and their environs for another week with effect from April 20.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Firms urged to honour social responsibilities
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Assembly Member for Kaasi Electoral Area in the Kumasi metropolis, Mr Charles Oduro Acheampong, has entreated organizations and corporate bodies especially timber firms operating in the area, to fulfil their social responsibilities to the community.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Government should account for its stewardship every year
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Right-Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has admonished the government in power to account for its stewardship every year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Pantsil gets US$20,000 for stopping Ronaldo
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Fulham defender John Pantsil has revealed that coach Roy Hodgson gave him a cash gift of £10,000 for putting the brakes on reigning World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Utrecht keen on Asare move
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Dutch Eredivisie side FC Utrecht are monitoring the performance of Ghana international Nana Akwesi Asare for a possible move in the summer transfer window.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Michel lands Algeria job
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Recently-sacked Mamelodi Sundowns coach Henri Michel has bounced straight back after signing a two-year contract to lead the Algerian national team.
(EJISU-KRAPA) EJISU JUABEN:
A spiritualist arrested
Tuesday, April 21 2009
A spiritualist at Ejisu-Krapa near Kumasi, is in police custody accused of trial by ordeal after he allegedly burned the palms of a student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Asamoah enjoys Udinese life
Tuesday, April 21 2009
After scoring his debut Serie A goal over the weekend, Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has now set his sights on following the path to greatness just as some of his more famous compatriots have travelled.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Juve Fans abuse Balottelli
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Action must be taken to end Italian soccer’s culture of racism, Juventus president Giovanni Cobolli Gigli said on Sunday.
ACCRA:
Ghana celebrates 90 years of ILO
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Ghana is joining the world to celebrate the 90th anniversary, this year, of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), beginning with a series of activities from Tuesday.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ashanti discusses draft of Education Strategy Plan
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has stated that it was committed to eliminating gender disparities in primary and secondary education by 2015.
TEMA :
Police kill two.
Tuesday, April 21 2009
A police patrol team last night shot and killed two suspected armed robbers on the Tema Motorway.
KMA :
GES,WAEC sued.
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Executive Secretary of Child’s Right International is heading to court to compel the West African Examination Council to organise a separate exams for some students who were denied the right to take part in the on-going Basic Education Certificate Exams.
HOHOE :
Police under threat
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The police in Hohoe in the Volta Region are living in fear following death threats after they destroyed an 85-acre farm of Indian hemp.
(SEKYERE KONTONKYI)SEKYERE AFRAM PLAINS:
Chiefs react to allegations
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The chiefs and elders of Sekyere-Kontonkyi in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of Ashanti Region have said it was a historical fact that the present day land which is being occupied by the people of Asante Mampong was given to them by the Sekyerehene.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fianoo sure of Ashgold stay
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Returnee CEO of Obuasi Ashgold, Mr. Kudjo Fianoo says that despite the huge pressure to escape relegation this season, his team will brave all odds to maintain their status in Ghana’s top flight.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wigan to sign Anthony Annan
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Black Stars and Rosenberg Trondheim’s combative midfielder, Anthony Annan has hinted that though several European clubs have shown interest in him, his next destination in the summer would hopefully be Wigan Athletic in the English Premiership.
AKYEMANSA:
More DCEs take office
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Two nominees for the post of District Chief Executive in the Eastern Region were on Monday confirmed by their district assemblies by 100 percent votes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I have no problem with GFA
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Moahmmed Muntaka Mubarak, says reports that he has problems with the Ghana Football Association are false.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko face Faisal in King’s Cup
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Struggling defending League champions Asante Kotoko meet city rivals King Faisal in the final of the Otumfuo Challenge tournament at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday.
SUNYANI:
Let’s tap economic potentials - Dr Biney
Tuesday, April 21 2009
A civil society rights activist, Dr Franklin Kwesi Biney, has called on civil society to seek a new approach on how untapped economic potentials of Brong Ahafo can be harnessed for economic development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Phobia 1911” Launched
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak have officially launched its "Phobia 1911" text service programme which is aimed at feeding its followers with breaking news and other matters related to the club.
BIRIM NORTH:
Mining Communities want dialogue resumed
Tuesday, April 21 2009
People in mining communities affected by mining operations have called on mining companies in these areas to resume dialogue aimed at addressing environmental and social problems arising out of their mining activities.
TARKWA NSUAEM:
BECE candidates shy off malpractices
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Candidates for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency have been advised to put their trust in God and desist from malpractices during this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
ACCRA:
Dr Duffuor attends Spring Meeting
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, is leading a six-man delegation to attend the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Two MPs sworn into office
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Parliament Tuesday reconvened for a two-day meeting to approve the nominations of 20 deputy ministers and attend to other outstanding matters.
KWAHU SOUTH:
Assembly approves of President’s nominee
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Kwahu South District Assembly Tuesday confirmed Mr Joseph Omare as the District Chief Executive for the area.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Goods through Lome restricted to Aflao
Tuesday, April 21 2009
All commercial imports into Ghana through the Port of Lome, Togo, shall enter Ghana through the Aflao border post only with effect from Wednesday, April 22.
KUMASI:
NGO sues GES, WAEC over Christ the King sham
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Executive Secretary of Child’s Right International is heading to court to compel the West African Examination Council to organise a separate exams for some students who were denied the right to take part in the on-going Basic Education Certificate Exams.
ACCRA:
CJA presses for improved direction
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Committee for Joint Action Tuesday urged government to pursue pragmatic measures in the 2008 Manifesto of the NDC to ensure economic empowerment for Ghanaians.
NATIONAL:
No more load shedding - Minister assures
Tuesday, April 21 2009
The Minister of Energy, Dr. Joe Oteng-Adjei, says the government’s energy generation programme is on course to delivering 5,000 mega watts in the medium term as promised in the NDC manifesto.
(KANDA) AMA :
Restructuring process in GBC must end this year – NMC Chairman
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Chairman of the National Media Commission, Mr Paul Adu-Gyamfi has said the restructuring process of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) must be completed and brought to full closure by end of year.
CAPE COAST :
Zoomlion/Associations clean-up Oguaa
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Several identifiable groups in the Cape Coast Metropolis including members of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), personnel of Ghana National Fire Service, market associations and Zoomlion have undertaken a five- hour clean-up exercise in the metropolis.
ACCRA :
Sub-regional body formed under APRM
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The West African Centre for the Advancement of African Peer Review Mechanism (WACAA) has formed a sub-regional body to enhance policies, standards and norms to promote regional co-operation and integration.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Final list of deputy ministers approved
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Parliament has approved the final list of deputy minister nominees to begin work at their various ministries.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Suspect collapses in dock
Wednesday, April 22 2009
A 40 year old farmer at Akropong, Koramah Sarfo collapsed in the dock during his trial for threatening a colleague farmer with death.
AKYEMANSA :
Two Eastern Regional DCE’s get 100 per cent votes
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Two nominees for the post of District Chief Executive in the Eastern Region have been confirmed by their district assemblies by 100 percent votes.
(BUNSO) ATIWA :
Check psychological frame of would-be drivers
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Mrs Christina Omane-Acheamfuor, wife of a retired Methodist Bishop, has suggested psychological assessment of commercial drivers who apply for driving license and those found to have low value for human lives refused the license.
(CASTLE) AMA :
EDIF to be expanded to cover Agric
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Vice President, John Dramani Mahama, has announced that the Export Development and Investment Fund (EDIF), introduced to provide financial support to exporters, will be restructured to support local agriculture production as well.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Sulley happy to remain at Milan
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Despite reports linking him to a return to the English league, Ghana international, Sulley Muntari insists he is happy at Inter Milan.
TAMALE :
Regional commander hands over
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Withdrawn Northern Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ofosu Mensah Gyeabour has officially handed over as Police Commander for the region.
NATIONAL :
Energy project on course
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Dr. Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Energy, on Tuesday said the government’s energy generation programme was on course to delivering 5,000 mega watts in the medium term as promised in the NDC manifesto.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian wins award
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Nana Kwodwo Duah, Chief Executive Officer of OXYGEN, a branding and designing organization who won the maiden International Young Communications Entrepreneur (IYCE) Award, on Tuesday presented his award to the Ghanaian populace in Accra.
KWAHU WEST :
12 pupils pregnant
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Twelve female Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), candidates in the Kwahu West Municipality, were detected to be pregnant.
    
TEMA :
GRIDCo explains widespread outage
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has explained that the loss of electricity supply experienced countrywide on Monday night was a result of the failure of critical sub-station equipment at the Volta sub-station in Tema.
    
WASSA AMENFI WEST:
Communities want dialogue
Wednesday, April 22 2009
People in mining communities affected by mining operations have called on mining companies in these areas to resume dialogue aimed at addressing environmental and social problems arising out of their mining activities.
NATIONAL :
Tax for landlords soon
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Landlords in the country should brace themselves for eight percent annual rent income tax, starting June 2009, according to the Business & Financial Times.
TEMA :
Debts still hanging
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Minister of Energy, Dr. Joe Oteng-Adjei says although the former government made close to GH¢720 million from the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) Debt Recovery Levy, there was no indication that the money was used to retire the debt.
HO :
NIA registration starts 15th
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The National Identification Authority (NIA) announced that the mass registration exercise in the Volta Region would now begin on May 15.
   
ACCRA :
Pressure group calls for information law
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Coalition on the Right to Information, a civil society organisation and individuals campaigning for the speedy passage of the Right to Information Law, on Tuesday urged the government to fulfil its promise of passing the Bill when in power.
KMA :
GES maintains stands
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has ruled that it is impossible for the 106 students of the Christ the King Junior High School (JHS) at Ayigya in Kumasi, whom the school authorities failed to register for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), to write the examination.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites to play Venezuela
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Ghana Football Association is on the threshold of stitching up an international friendly date with Venezuela’s national youth team for the Black Satellites ahead of the Fifa World Youth Championship in Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) lo:
Tagoe scores hat-trick
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Ghana striker Prince Tagoe scored a hat-trick that took his side to the top of Group D of the Asian Champions League after beating Al Shabab of UAE 4-1 on Tuesday night.
TAMALE:
26 thousand plus partake in BECE in region
Wednesday, April 22 2009
This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), has commenced smoothly in the Northern Region with a total of 26,942 candidates expected to take part in the examination.
AMA:
Minister, others face contempt charge
Wednesday, April 22 2009
A contractor has filed a motion on notice at an Accra Fast Track High Court to commit Nii Armah Ashitey, the new Greater Accra Regional Minister, and three public officials for contempt.
ACCRA :
Womens day marked
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama led a national tribute that honours women’s contribution in national development, with a pledge that government would pursue a number of gender-sensitive policies aimed at boosting their economic status.
KMA :
Student collapses during exams
Wednesday, April 22 2009
One student of the Nyinahin Salem Junior High School (JHS) suddenly collapsed just when the Social Studies Paper One was to be written at the L/A JSS Centre .
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Inkoom claims Basel deal is done
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko rightback Samuel Inkoom claims he has agreed a three-year deal to play for Basle in the Swiss League next season.
KMA :
Man castrates another man.
Wednesday, April 22 2009
A duster seller who literary castrated his colleague during a fight has been fined GH¢100 by a Kumasi Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Paintsil condens bonus claims
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Ghana defender, John Paintsil has denied reports that claim he admitted to being given a hefty bonus by Fulham after helping the club keep a clean-sheet against Manchester United.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Mason on remand for assault
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded Joe Amoako, a mason of Atwima Koforidua into prison custody for allegedly biting off one ear of Afia Nyarko, a trader.
AMA :
Decongestion eminent.
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Minister has revealed his outfit will embark on a massive decongestion exercise to rid the capital of filth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston nears injury return
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston could be back in action early month to help his Scottish side Hearts finish well in the League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Taylor quits Hearts
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Hearts of Oak playmaker Charles Taylor has quit the Ghana Premier League leaders over unpaid signing on fees.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
AfHF approves of Logo
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The African Hockey Federation (AfHF) have received the draft logo for the forthcoming Hockey Africa Cupof Nations, Ghana 2009 Tournament.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Former Presidents to grace Otumfuo’s anniversary
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Former Prime Minister of Spain, Jose Maria Aznar and Former President of Botswana, Festus Morgai will be among eminent international figures attending a grand durbar at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium to wrap up the Asantehene’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
New direction for polytechnics
Wednesday, April 22 2009
A Deputy Minister of Education Wednesday reiterated the commitment of government to continue to equip and strengthen polytechnics to enable them offer technical and practical oriented programmes in order to meet the needs of industry.
ACCRA:
Kwesi Ahowi in ’sankofa’ appeal
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahowi, has called for the revival of farms operated by educational institutions.
NATIONAL:
British investors ’invade’ Ghana
Wednesday, April 22 2009
British Ambassador to Ghana, Dr. Nicholas Westcott, has disclosed that British investors in Ghana spent over one billion dollars last year alone, the largest by any country and even a record for the United Kingdom.
(YEFRI) NKORANZA NORTH :
Yefri residents initiate school project
Thursday, April 23 2009
The people of Yefri in the Nkoranza North District, have initiated a GHC 25,000 school project to build a girls’ dormitory for a Senior High School that they established in 2003.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Government to pay allowances to queenmothers
Thursday, April 23 2009
The government will pay special allowances to queenmothers to motivate them to contribute meaningfully to the development of their traditional areas, Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Eric Opoku has said.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH :
GPRTU asked to collect information on passengers
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has been asked to provide log books for the collection of vital information on passengers, at all lorry stations in the country.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Child Health week to be celebrated
Thursday, April 23 2009
This year’s National Child Health Promotion Week would be launched at Takoradi on Thursday, April 30.
ACCRA :
World telecom urged to focus on rural connectivity- Spio
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has urged the 850 delegates attending the World Telecom Policy Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, to make affordable access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) by the rural communities the central focus of their policy-making.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Government to deal with energy shortfalls - Mahama
Thursday, April 23 2009
Ghana’s struggle to attain energy sufficiency has been given a big boost following the completion of the first phase of an estimated 600 million-dollar plant being implemented by a joint Ghana-Sino consortium, the Sunon Asogli Power project.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Assembly failed to elect Presiding Member
Thursday, April 23 2009
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly on Wednesday, failed to elect a new Presiding Member (PM), after two rounds of voting ahead of the confirmation of the President’s nominee for the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) post.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
German tourists unhappy with poor sanitation, street beggars
Thursday, April 23 2009
The German Ambassador, Dr Maurias Haas has said poor sanitation and street beggars in the country deterred most German tourists from coming here adding that it was affecting Ghana’s image.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Election of DCEs advocated
Thursday, April 23 2009
Election of Metropolitan/Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) has again be echoed to forestall the many agitations that usually characterise nomination of persons to those positions.
YENDI:
Yendi assembly confirms nominee
Thursday, April 23 2009
Mr Mahama Adama Walvis 52, a development worker and a youth activist who operates an NGO in Yendi was, unanimously confirmed as Yendi Municipal Chief Executive.
TAMALE:
MCE pledges attention to the growth of businesses
Thursday, April 23 2009
Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive, Alhaji Abdulai Haruna, has pledged to provide the needed attention to the growth of businesses in the metropolis.
(GOASO) NDC:
Asunafo NDC denies brutalizing NPP members
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Asunafo constituency leaders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have denied that the Party’s supporters brutalized some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Kukuom.
(ABETIFI)KWAHU EAST :
Assembly rejects President’s nominee
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Kwahu East District Assembly rejected the President’s nominee, Mr Samuel Asamoah, for the position of District Chief Executive at an emergency meeting held at Abetifi.
BOLGATANGA :
BECE candidates in U/E Region not writing Ghanaian Language
Thursday, April 23 2009
Almost all candidates of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), in the Upper East Region would not write a paper in Ghanaian Language, even though it is prescribed by the West Africa Examination Council.
(DZORWULU) AMA :
Car dealers evicted
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDco) has began an eviction exercise at Dzorwulu in Accra to get rid of second-hand cars dealers and other structures sited under the electricity transmission lines which passed through that area.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Two jailed 600 months in hard labour
Thursday, April 23 2009
A circuit court in Kumasi, has sentenced Yakubu Mohammed, 18, and Iddrisu Ibrahim, 21, to 300 months imprisonment each in hard labour for attacking and robbing a security man.
(TEMA) TMA :
Maritime stakeholders must be proactive – Mike Hammah
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Minister for Transport, Mr Mike Hammah has urged the Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) and other stakeholders in the maritime sector to be proactive towards the achievement of the gateway project.a
ACCRA:
Ministry looks for relatives of two Ghanaians living abroad
Thursday, April 23 2009
Majorie Fosu and Bernard Cudjoe, relatives of Madam Doris Ackon, a Ghanaian living in Monrovia, Liberia, are requested to contact Room 310 of the Legal and Consular Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration for an important message.
(LOLOBI) HOHOE :
BECE candidate dies in accident
Thursday, April 23 2009
Worlanyo Andrews, 17, a Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidate of the Akpafu-Adokor E. P. Junior High School and his father, Mr Seth Kugbeadzor, 65, died when their motorbike collided with a bus on Sunday at Lolobi-Kumasi
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Cultural village for the youth
Thursday, April 23 2009
Mr. Yaw Boamah Kwabi, Asante Akim South District Cultural Officer, has suggested the establishment of a cultural village at Juaso, the district capital, to train the youth in the production of cultural products.
 
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
1250 GHC fine for driver
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has fined a hit-and-run driver from Kasoa to GH¢1, 250.00 for inconsiderate driving, reckless driving and failing to report an accident to the police.
(SPORTS- SWIMMING) LOCAL:
Ghana in Swimming competition
Thursday, April 23 2009
Swimmers from Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin Republic are at this year’s edition of the JK Randle Swimming competition, organisers of the event have announced.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
Ghana wins bronze in Africa
Thursday, April 23 2009
Ghana won a bronze medal at the just ended African Juniors and Cadets Table Tennis Championship held in Cairo, Egypt from 13th-17th April, 2009.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko lift Otumfuo Cup
Thursday, April 23 2009
Asante Kotoko lifted the Otumfuo Challenge Cup after labouring to beat city-rivals King Faisal 1-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday night.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Man wants to kill brother
Thursday, April 23 2009
Kwasi Adu, a 24-year-old auto electrician who threatened to kill his brother for questioning his immoral behaviour, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Farmer destroys farm.
Thursday, April 23 2009
Richard Awuku, a 39-year-old farmer, who destroyed the pepper farm of another farmer was on Thursday fined GH¢ 50 by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Farmer kills neighbour
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Juaso police in the Asante Akim South District are on the heels of a 35-year-old farmer who is alleged to have beaten a neighbour, Kwaku Wiredu, to death at Breku near Asankare.
LAMBUSSIE/KARNI :
Two approved
Thursday, April 23 2009
Two district assemblies in the Upper West Region have approved President John Atta Mills’ nominees as district chief executives.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wigan to complete move for Annan
Thursday, April 23 2009
Wigan boss Steve Bruce is close to agreeing a deal for Rosenborg midfielder Anthony Annan.
FANTEAKWA :
DCE confirmed.
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Fanteakwa District Assembly has confirmed the President’s nominee, Mr Fuseini Abass Sbaabe, a 43 year- old bilingual secretary, as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
More racial slurs for Balotelli
Thursday, April 23 2009
Juventus fans again sang chants against Mario Bawuah Balotelli on Wednesday just four days after racially abusing the Inter Milan striker during a Serie A match.
ACCRA :
MP attacked and robbed.
Thursday, April 23 2009
Mrs. Justice Joyce Bamford-Addo, Speaker of Parliament, has directed the leadership of Parliament to deliberate on the personal security of members and advise on the way forward, following a 7.45 pm robbery attack at gun-point on a member.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paper apologises to Paintsil
Thursday, April 23 2009
John Paintsil will have no need to head to the law courts after the Ghanaian newspaper he threatened withdrew its bonus claim story and “apologised unreservedly” to the player and his club Fulham.
 
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Church supports students
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana is to spend between GH¢ 8,000 to GH¢ 10,000 every year to sponsor young people who are trying to improve upon their lives through formal education in higher institutions.
    
HO :
Fifteen deaf excell in exams
Thursday, April 23 2009
Fifteen students of the Vocational Department of the Volta School for the Deaf who excelled in the maiden National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) Proficiency Grade Two Examination in 2008 have been presented with certificates.
    
WA WEST:
Teacher becomes next DCE
Thursday, April 23 2009
Wa West District Assembly has approved Mr Seidu Tingbani, a 45-year-old teacher at Wa Senior High School as its District Chief Executive.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Papic moans about poor attendance
Thursday, April 23 2009
Hearts of Oak coach Kosta Papic is agonizing about the poor attendances at the club’s games and the poor state of infrastructure and says it does not befit the club’s status.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh invites 25 players
Thursday, April 23 2009
Black Satellites head coach Sellas Tetteh has invited 25 players to begin camping on Friday ahead of this year’s Fifa World Youth Championship in Egypt.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Give us Nkoranza born DCE
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Chiefs and people of Nkoranza and Mo Traditional Areas in Brong Ahafo have kicked against the nomination of Mr. Al-Alhassan Seidu Harrison as the District Chief Executive for Kintampo North.
KUMASI:
Phonographic Association hail Mould Iddrisu
Thursday, April 23 2009
Members of the Ghana Association of Phonographic Industry (GAPI) have commended the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu, for her insightfulness and resolve to address concerns that are bedevilling the creative industry, especially music in the country.
KUMASI:
Student Languishes in jail over ’quick cash’
Thursday, April 23 2009
A student intern who worked with the Asokwa Branch of the Kuapa Cocoa Company in Kumasi has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit  Court for stealing items valued GH¢5,100 from the company.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Clubs to submit ticket requirements
Thursday, April 23 2009
Premier League Clubs have been requested to submit their ticket requirements for the 2008/09 second round matches of the Premier League to the Board of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) without fail.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Reverend goes ’mad’ over ’Sakawa’
Thursday, April 23 2009
Chairperson of the Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, The Reverend Dr Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, has bemoaned the increase of the “Sakawa” business among Ghanaian youth and urged the government to ban all forms of occultism in the country.
NATIONAL:
Ghana, pacesetter in several fronts - Senegal
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Senegalese Ambassador in Ghana, Mr. Balla Mandow Dia, has lauded Ghana’s democratic credentials, particularly for conducting five successive elections.
(ABESIM) DORMAA:
Chief offers land to virgins
Thursday, April 23 2009
The Dormaa Traditional Council has decided to offer a building plot in any part of the traditional area to any female student from the area who would complete university, a virgin.
TEMA:
Bold steps to protect textile industry
Thursday, April 23 2009
All textile imports are to be re-routed through one port, as was done previously, as the Ministry of Trade and Industry and stakeholders take measures to close the door to imported cheap textiles that are having a detrimental effect on the Ghanaian textile industry.
    
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo’s exploits, Asanteman upbeat
Thursday, April 23 2009
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II would be enstooled as the new Asantehene and the 16th occupant of the Golden Stool on Monday, April 26.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH:
Health alert, Headmaster in chilling revelation
Thursday, April 23 2009
Headmaster of Jema Senior High School, Mr Costers Nketia, has disclosed that at least five students of the school are infected with typhoid fever every week.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Regional Minister, three others in court for contempt
Friday, April 24 2009
The new Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashietey and three public officials yesterday appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court for contempt.
NATIONAL :
Five regions account for 89 per cent of pedestrian casualties
Friday, April 24 2009
The Greater Accra, Eastern, Ashanti, Western and Central regions account for 89.4 per cent of pedestrian casualties in road accidents and 84.1 per cent of pedestrians fatalities, the Chairman of the National Road Safety Commission,  Mr Nobel Appiah has stated in Accra.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Nigerians in court for human trafficking
Friday, April 24 2009
Four Nigerians who allegedly trafficked three girls to Ghana under the pretext of sending them to Europe but ended up engaging them in prostitution have appeared before a Circuit Court charged with conspiracy and human trafficking.
(PRAMPRAM) DANGME WEST :
NPP Parliamentary candidate for Prampram remanded
Friday, April 24 2009
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Prampram,  Abed Okunnor has been remanded into prison custody for allegedly defrauding a trader of GH¢ 15,500.
EAST AKIM :
Okyenhene congratulates Otumfuo
Friday, April 24 2009
Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amotia Ofori Panin has sent a delegation of chiefs and individuals to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to congratulate him on the occasion of his 10th anniversary on the Golden Stool.
(KNUST) KMA :
Cocoa husks has economic potential - Researcher
Friday, April 24 2009
A Research Scientist and Lecturer at Department of Chemical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Dr Yeboah Woode has noted that potassium carbonate(potash salt) produced from cocoa husks had large economic potentials that should be exploited for cocoa farmers and the countr
(ADA FOAH) DANGME EAST :
VRA dredges estuary of River Volta at Ada
Friday, April 24 2009
In order to allow the free flow of the Volta River at its estuary, the Volta River Authority (VRA) is undertaking a series of dredging activities at its Dredging Station at Ada Foah in the Dangme East of the Greater Accra Region, where the estuary is located.
(ACCRA) AMA :
WAEC arrests three for exams malpractice
Friday, April 24 2009
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has arrested three persons for engaging in examination malpractices in connection with the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at two centres in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA :
GES salute Asantehene
Friday, April 24 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES), has congratulated the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on the occasion of the 10th anniversary celebration of his enstoolment as the 16th King of the Asante Kingdom.
 
(NSUEKYIR) PRESTEA HUNI-VALLEY :
Prestea to control power crisis
Friday, April 24 2009
The Member of Parliament for Prestea-Huni-Valley, Mr Francis Adu Blay Koffie in collaboration with members of Prestea Urban Electrification Project have installed a 450-kilovolts transformer booster at Nsuekyir a suburb of Prestea to help control power crisis in the area.
ACCRA:
Ghana Library Association calls for review of Copyright Law
Friday, April 24 2009
The Ghana Library Association (GLA) has called for a review of the portion of the Copyright Act 2005, Act 690, on copyright exceptions and limitations for libraries to ensure that the law did not retard the important role of libraries towards socio-economic development.
PRESTEA HUNI-VALLEY :
Assembly institutes measures to improve education
Friday, April 24 2009
Prestea-Huni-Valley District Administration is to introduce mock examination for BECE candidates with effect from next year to improve the standard of education.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
GIMPA takes over HOTCATT
Friday, April 24 2009
The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has taken over the running of the Hotel Tourism and Catering Training Institute (HOTCATT), the state tourism and hospitality training scho
HO :
Judge unmasks complaint
Friday, April 24 2009
A request by a Ho-Circuit Court Judge to examine the plastered forehead of 70 year old Patrick Goka, pensioner, saved one John Agbeko, a farmer from being convicted for assault.
LAWRA :
DCE confirmed
Friday, April 24 2009
The Lawra District Assembly, has confirmed Mr. Samson Abu, the President’s nominee for the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA signs broadcast deal
Friday, April 24 2009
Optimum Media Prime (OMP) has secured the television production and broadcast rights to the Glo Premier League organised by the Ghana Football Association.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Okwahu want Warriors banned
Friday, April 24 2009
Former Premier League side Okwahu United have asked the Ghana Football Association to descend heavily on Desert Warriors for the violent behaviour of their fans after Wednesday’s Division One League match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites set six day programme
Friday, April 24 2009
Ghana’s Under-20 team will head to camp today for a six-day training programme ahead of the start of the Fifa World Youth Championship in September to be hosted by Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea offload ten players
Friday, April 24 2009
Premier League new boys Bechem Chelsea have transfer-listed ten players in a recent major shake-up that has hit the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to play Sportive
Friday, April 24 2009
League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak will play Division One side Tema Real Sportive in a friendly match at the El Wak Stadium, Accra on Sunday, April 26.
KMA:
The 1999 coronation of the Otumfuo
Friday, April 24 2009
The Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) on Tuesday accepted the nomination of Barima Kwaku Duah, a 49-year-old business executive, as the successor of the late Asantehene, Otumfuo Opoku Ware II.
ACCRA :
Ghana lauded.
Friday, April 24 2009
The Senegalese Ambassador in Ghana, Mr. Balla Mandow Dia, has lauded Ghana’s democratic credentials, particularly for conducting five successive elections.
    
(AWASO) BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI:
Bauxite locked up
Friday, April 24 2009
Bauxite is locked up at Awaso because of the deplorable state of the Western Railway line, Mr. Prince Ankrah, General Secretary of the Ghana Mines Workers’ Union told the GNA in an interview.
ACCRA :
Government reacts to opposition allegation
Friday, April 24 2009
The government has  dismissed as “deliberate falsehood” claims by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) deleted some of its original promises from its manifesto
CAPE COAST:
Student falls into coma
Friday, April 24 2009
A level 100 student of the Cape Coast University has fallen into coma after he fell from the 2nd floor of the Nkrumah hall of the university.
HO :
Assembly approves MCE
Friday, April 24 2009
Members of Ho Municipal Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly approved Mr Isaac Kwasi Kodobisah 42, as Municipal Chief Executive.
ACCRA :
Government worried about media attack
Friday, April 24 2009
The government on Thursday expressed worry about recent reports of attacks on journalists and asked the police to investigate.
ACCRA:
GBC goes on new codes
Friday, April 24 2009
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation was on Thursday officially signed on to the principles of the Ghana Business Code.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
DCE confirmed
Friday, April 24 2009
The Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Assembly has confirmed the President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
    
KMA :
Support potash production
Friday, April 24 2009
Government has been urged to support individuals and organizations in the country to use cocoa husks to produce in commercial quantities potash salt.
    
ACCRA :
Government barters accommodation
Friday, April 24 2009
The Government on Thursday handed over a one–storey residence to the Cuban Mission in fulfillment of a reciprocal agreement on accommodation between Ghana and the Cuban government.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold beat Guan United
Friday, April 24 2009
Obuasi AshGold FC beat Guan United, a First Division side from the Northern Region, 1-0 in a friendly soccer match played at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tigo launches replica jerseys for Kotoko
Friday, April 24 2009
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo telecommunication services and sponsors of Kumasi Asante Kotoko F/C, on Thursday launched replica jerseys for the Club at a ceremony in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL board boss rips into clubs
Friday, April 24 2009
Chairman of the Division One League Board, Kwame Ntow Fianko, has slammed clubs in zone 3 for their unprofessional acts in his half-way appraisal of the second-tier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah dispels Kotoko link
Friday, April 24 2009
Ex-Black Stars striker Tony Yeboah has denied reports linking him to a managerial role at defending League champions Asante Kotoko.
NKORANZA:
Educationist appeals to government
Friday, April 24 2009
A retired District Director of Education, Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, has appealed to the government to consider teachers as key takeholders in national development and initiate policies that would boost their  morale.
ACCRA:
NYEP now fully integrated in Youth and Sports Ministry
Friday, April 24 2009
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has been fully absorbed into the Ministry of Youth and Sports, (MYS) a  statement in Accra said.
(WINNEBA)EFFUTU:
Some candidates fail to write BECE
Friday, April 24 2009
Fifty-five candidates, made up of 32 girls and 23 boys, were absent in the Basic Education Certificates Examination (BECE) in the Effutu Municipality and the Awutu-Senya District.
(AMASAMAN)GA WEST:
Police arrests eight suspects in chieftaincy case
Friday, April 24 2009
The Amasaman Police has so far arrested eight suspects in a chieftaincy dispute, which resulted in the death of three persons including a woman, at Ayikan Doblo, near Amasaman, in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region.     
ACCRA:
President to launch new pension scheme
Friday, April 24 2009
President John Atta Mills will launch the new pension package on Tuesday, April 28, at the National Theatre, according to a press release signed by Mrs Josephine Robertson Carboo, Deputy Director of the Information Services Department.
WA:
Upper West on the verge of eliminating guinea worm
Friday, April 24 2009
The Upper West Region, which was one of the guinea worm endemic areas in the country in the most recent  past, recorded its last indigenous case of the disease at Chawulli in the Wa East District in 2007 giving an indication that the disease is virtually dead in the region.
(TEMA)TMA:
GTB record growth in domestic tourism
Friday, April 24 2009
The Ghana Tourist Board has recorded a significant growth in domestic tourism as statistics for 2008 showed that 77 percent of visitors to 38 tourist sites in the country were local residents.
KMA :
IGP grieves with bereaved family
Saturday, April 25 2009
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mrs. Elizabeth Mills-Robertson has visited the wife and family of Chief Inspector Jacob Kofi Nyame, who was shot and killed in Kumasi on Easter Monday when gunmen suspected to be armed robbers raided his home.
TAMALE :
Veep launches programme.
Saturday, April 25 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama, launched a 62-million dollar Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP), in Tamale .
BAWKU :
Two DCEs confirmed
Saturday, April 25 2009
Members of Bawku Municipal Assembly have confirmed Mr Musah Abdulai as Bawku Municipal Chief Executive while members of Garu-Tempane Assembly confirmed Mr David Adakudugu as Garu-Tempane District Chief Executive.
ACCRA :
President receives ambassador
Saturday, April 25 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has lauded the friendly ties between Ghana and Spain and called for the links to be strengthened in the face of the current global economic ties.
TEMA :
MCE approved
Saturday, April 25 2009
Fifty–five assembly members of Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), has unanimously approved Mr Robert Ofosuware, 46-year-old accountant as Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive.
AMA:
Korle Bu and Ridge cry for help
Saturday, April 25 2009
Conditions at the Maternity Wards of the Ridge and Korle Bu Teaching Hospitals, both in Accra, need urgent attention to check infant and maternal mortality rate.
    
ACCRA :
DW trains teen partners
Saturday, April 25 2009
Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster, would on Tuesday organise a workshop in Accra on radio programming for girls and boys from 12 years to 20 years of age for its partner stations in Ghana.
KWAHU WEST :
Party members support nominee
Saturday, April 25 2009
The youth supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in the Kwahu West Municipality, have expressed their support for Mr Alex Obeng Somuah, the President’s nominee for the position of the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for the area.
    
ACCRA :
602 die in first quarter
Saturday, April 25 2009
Ghana has lost 602 lives through road accidents in the first quarter of the year, almost double the figure recorded within the same period last year.
ACCRA :
Registrar General adds more time
Saturday, April 25 2009
The Registrar-General’s Department has extended its working period to include Saturdays.
ACCRA :
Seven women honored
Saturday, April 25 2009
Allied for New Africa, an NGO, has honoured seven Ghanaian women who had chalked remarkable successes in their various fields with various awards to encourage others to aspire to such high levels.
Saturday, April 25 2009
Professor Fred Sai, a Reproductive Health Consultant has been honoured by the Family Health International, comprising public health organisations for his immerse contribution towards awareness creation on familu planning.
KMA :
Otumfuo congratulated
Saturday, April 25 2009
People of different ethnic groups resident in Kumasi have praised the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his exceptional leadership, which had brought socio-economic development not only to the indigenous Asantes but other ethnic groups resident in the Asante Kingdom.
(PWALUGU) BOLGATANGA :
Veep cautions police personnel
Saturday, April 25 2009
Alhaji Hamidu Mahama,Upper East Regional Police commander has called on police personnel to show deep respect for human rights and avoid acts that infringed on the rights and freedoms of individuals in society.
NATIONAL :
Malaria still killing-minister
Saturday, April 25 2009
Dr. George Yankey, Minister of Health has said though the Ministry had achieved considerable gain in the fight against malaria, the disease continued to be one of the major killer diseases thatthe Ministry had to tackle.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Vaccine to be tested in district
Saturday, April 25 2009
A study on how many mild and severe malaria cases could be prevented by the candidate malaria vaccine, known as RTSS, being tried, is to commence next month.
(TAMALE)TAMA:
Doctor appeals to stakeholders to provide information
Sunday, April 26 2009
A doctor has appealed to stakeholders in health delivery particularly the media to undertake sustainable activities that aim at improving the survival, health and well-being of mothers and children.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Cement company to ensure environmental protection
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Savanna Cement Company (SAVACEM) will spend over GHc 659.000 over a period of three years to protect the environment in its area of operations.
HO:
Churches urged to establish credit unions
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Reverend Emmanuel Teimah Barrigah, Presbytery Chairman of the Global Evangelical Church, Ho on Friday urged churches in the country to consider the establishment of “ church centred” savings and credit associations.
ACCRA:
Ghana Telecom University holds career fair
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) organized a career fair aimed at exposing the students to internship opportunities.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Police CID urged to be up and doing
Sunday, April 26 2009
Personnel of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Service have been urged to intensify their intelligence gathering activities in order to provide accurate and timely information for the prevention of crimes in the country.
(HUHUNYA) NEW JUABEN:
Police expresses worry over cultivation of Indian hemp
Sunday, April 26 2009
Superintendent of Police, John Naami, Koforidua Municipal Police Commander, has expressed concern over large scale cultivation of Indian hemp farms and the use of subsidized weedicides and pesticides by these farmers.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Millicom Ghana gives to Otumfuo Charity Foundation
Sunday, April 26 2009
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of  Tigo Telecommunication Services, presented a cheque for 10,000 Ghana cedis to the Otumfuo Charity Foundation at a ceremony at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Mines workers union commends President
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Ghana Mines workers Union (GMWU) has commended President John Atta Mills for urging Anglogold Ashanti to address the degradation of communities affected by its mining operations.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Traders arrested for selling smuggled cigarettes
Sunday, April 26 2009
Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) of the Ashanti Regional Police Command, has arrested 15 traders for dealing in contraband cigarettes, at the Central Market, at Kajetia in Kumasi.
CAPE COAST:
MTN Foundation to establish ICT centres
Sunday, April 26 2009
MTN Ghana Foundation, a body charged with the management of the corporate social responsibility of the MTN Telecommunications Group in the country, will build 10 ICT centres throughout the country before the end of the year.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Asantehene commended
Sunday, April 26 2009
Mr. Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, Ashanti Regional Director of Education, has lauded Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, for initiating the educational fund, which has significantly improved education delivery, which is the key to manpower development in the country.
ACCRA:
Zoomlion joins World Malaria Day celebration
Sunday, April 26 2009
Zoomlion Ghana Limited on Saturday joined the Ghana Health Service and health partners to commemorate this year’s World Malaria Day by engaging in an insecticide spraying exercise at the Accra International Conference Centre.
ACCRA:
MOH to ensure ban on unapproved malaria drugs
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Ministry of Health is to ban the importation and local manufacturing of unapproved malaria drugs in the country, Dr. George Sipa Yankey,  sector Minister announced.
ACCRA:
Assess children communication, language response- Neurologist
Sunday, April 26 2009
Director of Neurology Development Clinic, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Ebenezer Vincent Badoe, has tasked parents to assess their children’s communication and language response to enable early intervention if diagnosed with autism.
(OYOKO) NEW JUABEN:
National Youth Training and Placement Board to be set up
Sunday, April 26 2009
Government is to formalize vocational and apprenticeship training through the establishment a body to regulate all activities concerning vocational training, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampfo, Eastern Regional Minister has announced.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Driver granted GH¢3,000 bail for careless driving
Sunday, April 26 2009
The Asamankese Circuit Court has granted a GH¢ 3,000 bail to Kwaku Danso, a driver, charged with careless and inconsiderate driving that led to the death of one person and injured two others.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU WEST:
JHS graduates advised not to sit idle
Sunday, April 26 2009
Mr Seth Kwame Acheapong, Member of Parliament for Mpraeso, has advised Junior High School (JHS) students, who just completed their Basic School Certificate Examination (BECE), not to sit idle at home but rather continued to study.
BOLGATANGA:
Fountain Gate Chapel buries accident victims
Sunday, April 26 2009
Four of the six accident victims of the Fountain Gate Chapel including two daughters of Reverend Eastwood Anaba, the Head Pastor of the Church, were on Saturday buried in Bolgatanga.
BOLGATANGA :
Vice President Mahama mourns with Fountain Gate Chapel
Monday, April 27 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday joined the congregation of the Fountain Gate Chapel (FGC) in Bolgatanga to mourn the death of six members of the church who died in a road accident on Good Friday.
HO :
Pastors’ spouses challenged
Monday, April 27 2009
A leading member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Pastors’ Spouses Association, Mrs Vida Dzobo has called on her colleagues to be fair but firm in fulfilling their responsibilities in the church.
BONGO :
Bongo District fails to endorse DCE nominee
Monday, April 27 2009
The president’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Bongo District failed to obtain two thirds of the total number of votes required for his confirmation as DCE.
BOLGATANGA :
Bolgatanga MCE unveils development plans
Monday, April 27 2009
The new Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Bolgatanga Municipality, Mr Epsona Harry Ayamga, has unveiled a number of plans to move the development of the area forward.
(KWABENG) ATIWA:
Atiwa, Akuapem North Districts confirm DCEs’ nominees
Monday, April 27 2009
The Atiwa District Assembly has confirm Mr Atta Twum, a 59 year old human resource management consultant as the President’s nominee for the post of District Chief Executive(DCE) for Atiwa at its special meeting at Kwabeng.
BOLGATANGA:
Government urged to speed up northern development
Monday, April 27 2009
The Head Pastor of the Fountain Gate chapel (FGC), Reverend Eastwood Anaba has called on the Government to speed up the development of northern Ghana to motivate citizens in the Diaspora to return home.
KPANDO :
DCE promises accountable and transparent leadership
Monday, April 27 2009
Mr Francis K. Ganyaglo, the president’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive for the Kpando District has promised to provide an accountable and transparent leadership at all times.
(AKYEM AYIREBI) AKYEMANSA :
Intensify education on family planning- Health personnel
Monday, April 27 2009
The Akyemansa District Co-ordinating Director, Mr Ashaley Djane, has tasked health professionals to intensify education on family planning especially in the rural areas.
(SUNYANI) NDC :
NDC demonstrates against President’s nominee
Monday, April 27 2009
Some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Sunyani East constituency have demonstrated against President John Atta Mill’s nomination of Mr. Akwasi Oppong Ababio as the Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Aidoo-Mensah gets approval as DCE
Monday, April 27 2009
Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, President John Evans Atta Mills nominee for the post of District Chief Executive for Gomoa West has been confirmed by the assembly.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH :
Senior High Schools in E/R receive books
Monday, April 27 2009
The Ntiamoah Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO) has presented a copy of ‘Watching Democracy in Ghana’, written by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) to 12 schools in the Eastern Region.
ASHAIMAN:
Seven receive bullet wounds
Monday, April 27 2009
Seven persons, between the ages of 25 and 35 sustained severe bullet wounds during a clash over the alleged take-over of the Ashaiman main lorry station popularly known as the “Kufour park” by two groups believed to be NDC activists on Saturday in Ashaiman.
(KUMASI) KMA :
President Mills lauds Asantehene
Monday, April 27 2009
President Mills lauds Asantehene for exemplary leadership uthentic African culture, glamour,royalty, pomp and pageantry were on full display at a durbar of chiefs and people of Asanteman to climax activities marking 10 years of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene’s coronation.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Asantehene announces plans to roll out development projects
Monday, April 27 2009
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has announced plans to roll out new ambitious economic development initiatives to complement the achievements chalked under his leadership in the last 10 years.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Sixty treated of minor ailments at Asanteman durbar
Monday, April 27 2009
More than 60 casualties were attended to by the health team deployed at the durbar of chiefs and people of Asanteman held to climax activities marking 10 years of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene’s coronation.
(VEA) BONGO :
FIDA calls for involvement of women in justice administration
Monday, April 27 2009
The International Federation of Women Lawyers of Ghana (FIDA) has appealed to traditional authorities in the Upper East Region to involve experienced women in their decision-making processes for fair access to justice.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Acting IGP visits widow of slain policeman
Monday, April 27 2009
The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mrs. Elizabeth Mills-Robertson has visited the wife and family of Chief Inspector Jacob Kofi Nyame, who was shot and killed in Kumasi on Easter Monday when gunmen suspected to be armed robbers raided his home.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan slams Wigan reports
Monday, April 27 2009
Anthony Annan has cranked up the pressure on the local media by claiming reports that he is in contact with Wigan about a move to the Premiership is “mischievous.”
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo has his eye on Nyarko
Monday, April 27 2009
Patrick Nyarko has never played for Ghana’s national team, but he is on the coach’s radar.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rabiu targets Udinese stay
Monday, April 27 2009
Ghana youth international Rabiu Mohammed Alhassan returns to Italian side Udinese Calcio after completing a loan spell at Spanish second division side Xerez CD.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites will win
Monday, April 27 2009
The management committee chairman of Black Satellites, Jordan Anagbla has promised Ghana would be the first African to win the Under 20-World Cup slated in Egypt in September 2009.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kofi Annan for FA Cup Final
Monday, April 27 2009
The England Football Association have announced that the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, will be the Chief Guest at The FA Cup Final next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bechem Utd on course in Italy
Monday, April 27 2009
Bechem United are a point from reaching the knock-out phase of Trofeo Rocco Nereo youth tournament in Italy as they face Napoli on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dramani shocks Lokomotiv Moscow
Monday, April 27 2009
Haminu Dramani returned to punish his former club as his stunning overhead kick earned Kuban Krasnodar a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Russian top-flight.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Five games to make it
Monday, April 27 2009
Asante Kotoko coach Isaac Opeele Boateng says his players have the first five games of the second half to turn the race for the Premier League into a competition or a procession for Hearts of Oak.
ACCRA:
GJA commemorates Press Freedom Day
Monday, April 27 2009
The Ghana Journalists Association will commemorate this year’s World Press Freedom Day on May 3 with a number of activities.
ACCRA:
Ghana hosts Property tracking device launch
Monday, April 27 2009
The first car and property tracking security device in the world would be launched in Ghana Tuesday, a statement from PLC Limited, local partners of Trimgo T22 said on Monday.
NATIONAL:
Interupted power supply to continue
Monday, April 27 2009
The Electricity Company of Ghana says Ghana will suffer interrupted power supply for the next two to six months.
KINTAMPO NORTH:
Findings of study on Vitamin A released
Monday, April 27 2009
A study conducted in Kintampo by a team of experts has shown beyond doubt that taking Vitamin A does not reduce the risk of death in pregnancy or childbirth.
ACCRA:
Veep in commendation of Catholic faith
Monday, April 27 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has commended the Catholic Church for its religions tolerance demonstrated over the years and the initiation of inter religious dialogue amongst various religious groups in the country.
TAMALE:
Chief demands for arrest of NDC violent youth
Monday, April 27 2009
Following yesterday’s political clash between two opposing youth groups of the ruling National Democratic Congress in Tamale, Naa-Dakpema Mahamadu Dawuni, the Chief of Tamale is calling for the immediate arrest of the perpetrators.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Rawlings, others push to cement democracy
Monday, April 27 2009
Four former African leaders have stressed the need for the institution of effective and sustainable measures that will help strengthen and deepen democracy on the continent.
(TERCHIRE) TANO NORTH:
Highway robbers apprehended
Monday, April 27 2009
Two suspected armed robbers involved in an attack and robbery of passengers on board an Accra bus bound for Sunyani were arrested on Friday at Terchire in the Tano North District by a Sunyani Police patrol team.
NATIONAL :
Property tracking security device to be launched
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The first car and property tracking security device in the world would be launched in Ghana today (Tuesday), a statement from PLC Limited, local partners of Trimgo T22  has said.
TAMALE :
Need for distance education stressed
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Chief Organiser of Tamale Workers College, Mr. Wilfred Ofori Asare has called for the strengthening of the country’s distance education programme.
KWABRE :
Kwabre residents in Netherlands donates to the Children’s Home
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Citizens of Kwabre District in Ashanti Region residing at Den-Hague in the Netherlands have donated bags of cement to the Kumasi Children’s Home.
ACCRA :
Court jails trader for death threat
Tuesday, April 28 2009
A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 30 year-old trader to five years’ imprisonment in hard labour for threatening to kill his mother with a broken bottle.
NATIONAL :
Launch of new pension scheme postponed
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The launch the new pension package scheduled for today (Tuesday), April 28, has been postponed.
ACCRA :
Vice President pleads for clemency
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to the Libyan Leader, Col. Muammar Al-Qathafi to have clemency on Daniel Baidoo, a Ghanaian who was jailed for 25 years in Libya for attempting to convert Libyans to Christianity.
ACCRA :
Lack of RTI limits Parliamentary Oversight responsibilities – Kunbuor
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor said the state secrecy laws, rules of confidentiality in public administration jeopardizes parliamentary oversight responsibilities.
SAVELUGU/NANTON:
Assembly elects PM, rejects DCE nominee
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Savelugu/Nanton District Assembly has successfully elected Mr Abdul-Rahaman Yakubu as Presiding Member but failed to confirm the President’s nominee, Mr Abdulai Alhassan Red as District Chief Executive (DCE).
(ACCRA) AMA :
Special awards for Agbobloshie peace makers
Tuesday, April 28 2009
A special quarterly awards scheme has been instituted to honour individuals and groups that promote and sustain peace in the Old Fadama and Agbobloshie in Accra.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Man goes in 15 years gang raping
Tuesday, April 28 2009
A Koforidua High Court presided over by Mr Justice Simon Suurebareh has sentenced a 25-year-old man Kwame Ampadu to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for gang raping a 31-year-old married woman.
ACCRA :
EU Week celebration announced
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Delegation of the European Commission in Ghana, in collaboration with the European Union member states will celebrate this year’s EU Week in Accra from May 4 to 8.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Agyemang Duah confirmed under tight security
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Mr George Agyemang Duah, the president’s nominee for the post of District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kwaebibirem District Assembly has received the assembly’s approval amidst tight security.
(HALF ASINI) JOMORO:
Jomoro residents commend President
Tuesday, April 28 2009
A cross-section of the people in Jomoro District of the Western Region have commended President John Evans Atta Mills  for nominating Mr Victor Nyianyani Kabblah as Jomoro District Chief Executive.
ACCRA :
Hairdresser weeps
Tuesday, April 28 2009
A 25-year-old hairdresser who poured a bottle of acid on a carpenter she suspected of getting Ghana Railway Corporation officials to demolish her kiosk shed tears as she pleaded guilty to causing harm when she appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra,
(SUNYANI) CPP:
CPP to embark on fund-raising activities
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The leadership of Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) would soon embark on fund-raising activities at constituency and regional levels to enhance its financial status.
OBUASI :
Let’s move away from politics of retaliation- Bishop
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Methodist Bishop of Obuasi, Right Reverend Benjamin Asare has condemned what he called “the politics of retaliation” saying that kind of attitude in the country’s  politics would not help the nation to develop.
ACCRA :
Ban on drumming in the Ga state
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Ga Traditional Council has announced that the ban on drumming and noisemaking to usher in the annual Homowo festival would take effect from Monday 4 May, 2009.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah grateful to Essien
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Ghana’s inspirational captain Stephen Appiah has thanked his Black Stars colleague and best friend Michael Essien for his support and kind words in a recent interview.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom leaves for Switzerland
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom will arrive in Switzerland on Tuesday morning for a three-day medical test with FC Basle.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister seeks stadia profits
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Five Ghanaian Premier League sides are set for a showdown with sport minister Muntaka Mubarak Mohammed over his intended decision to deny them access to the major stadia barely six days to the resumption of the Glo Premier League.
Tuesday, April 28 2009
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
McCarthy ready for Adjei challenge
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Phil McCarthy is confident he can hold off competition from former national number one goalkeeper Sammy Adjei and retain his place for Ghana League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Juventus to Sign Asamoah
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Bianconeri of Serie A are ready to launch a bid for rising Udinese star Kwadwo Asamoah, but signing him will be less than straight-forward, according to reports in Turin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narry enjoys life in France
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Ever improving Moussa Narry who has fought hard to establish himself as a midfield icon for AJ Auxurre in the French Ligue One claims he is enjoying every bit of his stay in France.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Papic banks on new signings
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Hearts of Oak coach Kosta Papic is confident the wealth of experience of his new acquisitions will make a difference in their bid to land their 20th league title.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks land Japan deal
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Premier League side Gamba All Blacks have signed a long lasting sponsorship deal with Japanese company Gamba Tours.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Citizens enjoy free bees
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The management of Total Filling station at Dormaa-Ahenkro in Brong Ahafo has organised a raffle to reward loyal customers and enhance patronage for its products.
    
ACCRA:
Government to get tough
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings is participating in a two-day African Presidential Roundtable 2009 in Berlin, Germany, which begins on Tuesday, according to a statement released by his aide, Mr Kofi Adams.
SOUTH DAYI:
DCE not favorite
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Reactions picked by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the rejection of Mrs Perpetual Annan as District Chief Executive for South-Dayi on Monday were mixed.
SEKYERE AFRAM PLAINS:
DCE gets the nod
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The President’s nominee as the District Chief Executive for Sekyere-Afram Plains was on Monday given the nod at the assembly’s meeting at Kumawu in Ashanti.
ATEBUBU-AMATIN:
DCE nominee rejected
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The embattled District Chief Executive nominee for Atebubu Amanten has been rejected by the assembly members of the area.
TEMA:
Nii Ashitey pushes for TEXPO project revision
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashitey, has called on the Chief Executive and Assembly Members of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly to urgently review the Tema International Trade Exposition Centre contract.
NATIONAL:
Transparency in oil management guaranteed
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Kwabena Donkor Tuesday reaffirmed government’s commitment to ensure transparency and good governance in the management of the country’s oil find.
NATIONAL:
’Ghana is Swine flu free’
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The Ministries of Health and Food and Agriculture Tuesday assured Ghanaians that the outbreak of swine flu in some part of the world that has attracted international attention has not been detected in Ghana.
AKATSI:
Awe-inspiring support for Akatsi DCE
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Fifty-one out of the 52-member Akatsi District Assembly present at its meeting at Akatsi Tuesday confirmed Mr Peter Kwasi Nortsu-Kotoe, 52, a Tutor at Accra Academy as the Akatsi District Chief Executive.
NATIONAL :
Fight against counterfeiting and piracy stepped up
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. John Gyetuah has called on all stakeholders to get involved in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH Emergency Unit Takes-Off May 4
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Chief Executive of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has hinted that, the Emergency and Accident Unit commissioned is set to operate on May 4, 2009.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Breast Cancer hospital acquires modern detection machine
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Peace and Love Hospital, a breast cancer specialist facility at Oduom near Kumasi, has acquired a modern technology that makes it easier to detect breast cancer in women.
NKORANZA :
NHIS officials advised
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Nkoranza South District Co-ordinating Director, Mr. Kwame Gyedu has advised officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to avoid politicising the scheme to enhance its patronage.
(AWUTU-BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
USA Methodist Church assists orphanage
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Some members of LENOX Methodist Church in U.S.A have donated second hand clothing worth GHc1,000 to inmates of Awutu Bawjiase Orphanage in the Central Region.
(ABURA DUNKWA) ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE :
Women need empowerment for development – Ibrahim
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Deputy District Coordinating Director for Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese, Mr. Saaka Ibrahim has observed that efforts to reduce poverty in the country could be successful if women were empowered to enable them to contribute meaningfully to national development.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Officials urge to stay focused
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Government officials have been advised to stay focused and not to allow criticism by their opponents to distract them from achieving their objectives.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Dr. Osei Bonsu Twum confirmed as MCE
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Dr. Fredrick Osei Bonsu Twum, President’s nominee for Akuapem South Municipal Assembly polled 46 of the 60 votes cast which earn him the required two-third majority to be confirmed as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the area.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Birim North confirms President’s nominee
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Birim North District Assembly, has confirmed Mr. Napoleon Amoako Asiamah, the President’s nominee as the District Chief Executive (DCE), for the area.    
ACCRA :
Vodafone suit adjourned to May 28
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Ghana Telecom (GT)/Vodafone International suit has been adjourned to May 28 by the Fast Track High Court (Commercial Division) following the non-availability of the representative from the Attorney General’s Department.
ACCRA :
Government to review the 1992 Constitution
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Government renewed its commitment to review portions of the 17-year old Fourth Republican Constitution to ensure that its spirit and tenets conform to new democratic developments.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Five charged with false pretence
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Five persons, who collected various sums of monies to purchase cocoa beans for a buying company and failed to do so, have appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with defrauding.
ACCRA :
Ghana Audit Service wins best performance audit report in Africa
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Auditor-General of Ghana Audit Service, Mr Edward Dua Agyeman has presented an award won by the service for submitting the best performance audit report in Africa.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Mills sets up Economic Advisory Council
Wednesday, April 29 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has constituted a 10-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to advice him on key economic policy issues and policy options in managing the impact of the current global and domestic economic challenges and maximizing the full potentials of existing opportunities.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Tarkoradi Port congested
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Chairman of Ghana Haulage Transport Drivers Union (GHTDU), Mr Godfred Offei has appealed to government and stakeholders in the transport industry to provide more warehouses to ease the congestion at Takoradi Port.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston Back With Black Stars
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Heart of Midlothian midfielder Laryea Kingston was ruled out for two months with a hamstring problem days before Ghana’s victory over a valiant Benin team in the joint qualifiers of the 2010 African Cup of Nations in Angola and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
AMA :
Ban on drumming and noise making
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Ga Traditional Council has announced that this years’ ban on drumming and noise making to usher in the annual Homowo takes effect from May 4 2009 and ends on June 4, 2009 with the Odadaw.
WENCHI:
Encroachment on land
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Some citizens in Wenchi have expressed their disapproval over the encroachment of farmlands at Wenchi farm institute by the Wenchi traditional council and other individuals.
WA :
Rural electrification must be completed
Wednesday, April 29 2009
An appeal has been made to government to complete the rural electrification project  begun by the previous administration in the Upper West region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien looks to attack Barca
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Michael Essien believes Chelsea will be more adventurous when they face Barcelona in the semi-final second leg.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dede strikes to help Lorient
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Ghana midfielder Andre Dede Ayew grabbed his third goal of the French league season when he scored as his team Lorient drew 1-1 with Toulouse.
AMA :
CUC students worried
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The death of six students of the Central University College (CUC) in a spate of five months has placed the students and staff of the university on a spiritual war path.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Juventus desperate for Asamoah
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Juventus have made no secret of being interested in Udinese midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah, but the Zebrette are allegedly unwilling to let go of their rising star this summer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
No German deal for Rahim
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Rahim Ayew has not yet agreed a deal with Hoffenheim in Germany despite reports that he is all set for a move to the club.
(SPORTS- BOXING) FOREIGN:
Don beats Asamoah
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Commonwealth super-flyweight champion Don Broadhurst retained his belt against Ghanaian challenger Asamoah Wilson at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hossam assaults Bekoe
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Ghanaian striker Eric Bekoe claims he wants to quit Egyptian side Petrojet after he was beaten by Egypt football legend Hossam Hassan who now handlesTelecom Egypt in the League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afedzi sure of revival at Hearts
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Back-to-batan Hearts of Oak midfielder Stanley Afedzi claims the club is better placed to offer him the "perfect opportunity" to re-launch his career after an abortive stints abroad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites deny Tawrick snub
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Assistant coach of Ghana’s Under-20 team Orlando Wilson has defended the technical team’s decision to leave out Hearts of Oak’s wonder kid Tawrick Jibril from the team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bechem Utd reach semis in Italy
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Ghanaian side, Bechem United are now a game away from playing in the finals of the on-going Trofeo Nereo Rocco in Italy.
GOMOA WEST:
New DCE outlines vision
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, Gomoa West District Chief Executive-Elect, has outlined his vision for the District, placing education and health on top of the priority list.
(KENYASI) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Newmont support local companies
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) has awarded contracts worth more than 10.5 million dollars to local vendors and suppliers who have remarkable bearing on employment opportunities in the operational area of its Ahafo project.
ACCRA:
Forum on importation held
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr John Gyetuah, has called on stakeholders in the import trade to chart a new path for the destination inspection scheme.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Poverty can be eradicated
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Mr. Kusi Boakye-Yiadom, the Chief Executive Officer of GESRO Credit Union, said though poverty is high in several communities and in many families, individuals who determine to overcome it, could become successful.
AWUTU SENYA :
Hold DCEs accountable- Benyiwa -Doe
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe, has urged chiefs and queen mothers to hold District Assemblies accountable for their under development.
    
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM:
Appointees must not undermine government efforts
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The government expect its appointees to district assemblies to work as catalysts to ensure that its policies are properly executed to enable it to speedily achieve its vision of a better Ghana.
   
TWIFO-HEMANG-LOWER DENKYIRA:
Nominee approved
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira District Assembly, has approved Mr Foster Joseph Andoh, for the position of District Chief Executive.
TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
DCE elected
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Assembly Members of the Tolon/Kumbungu District has elected Mr. Abukari Sumani as the Presiding Member (PM) and approved Mr. Iddi-Manza Mahama, the president’s nominee as the District Chief Executive.
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
I helped the party- MCE
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Ms Ophelia Koomson, the President’s nominee for the post of Municipal Chief Executive, Birim Central, has said she contributed immensely towards the growth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Akyem Oda Constituency.
NKWANTA SOUTH:
Tutor supported
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Nineteen members of the Nkwanta South District has voted unanimously to endorse Mr Joseph Bikab, a tutor of the Nkwanta Senior High School, as the District Chief Executive.
    
AWUTU SENYA :
DCE confirmed
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Awutu-Senya District Assembly has confirmed the President’s nominee, Mr Nuhun Adams as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, after obtaining 23 out of the 33 votes of the Assembly.
    
(AMAKOM)KMA :
Church launch educational fund
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Grace Baptist Church at Amakom in Kumasi has launched an educational and skill training fund to support needy members in skill training.
AGONA WEST:
GNAT worried about teen pregnancy
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Mr Samuel Kenneth Arkorful, Agona West Municipal Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has expressed concern about the alarming rate of pregnancies among school girls in the Municipality in recent time.
AGONA WEST:
Former presiding member laid to rest
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Burial took place at Agona Nsaba Royal Cemetery of Nana Yaw Kobiri II, former Presiding Member, Agona West Municipal Assembly.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
IRS gets touch
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Officials of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has embarked on a revenue collection exercise at the Madina main market, a suburb of Accra.
AMA :
Presidency worried
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The presidency has expressed concern about the wrong impression being created in the public that President John Atta Mills supports a faction in the Ga chieftaincy dispute.
ACCRA :
Poverty caused by colonialism
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Mr David Ofosu-Dorte, a lawyer, has attributed the high rate of underdevelopment and illiteracy in the three northern regions to the colonial policy which sought to make the north the labour force of the whole country.
    
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA insists on billboards removal
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has denied that it failed to notify political parties to remove billboards mounted by the parties during last year’s election.
(BURMA CAMP) ACCRA:
Improved medical care for soldiers
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Chief of Defence Staff, Major General P.A. Blay, has charged soldiers to remain steadfast and uphold the code and ethics of the Ghana Armed Forces by exhibiting the highest sense of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
NATIONAL:
Parliamentary Service Board meets on Sekyi Hughes
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Parliamentary Service Board is expected to meet later today on the case of former Speaker, Rt. Hon Ebenezer Sekyi Hughes, who literally stripped his official residence bare of all furnishings upon leaving office.
ACCRA:
Tourism fetches Ghana 1.3 billion dollars
Wednesday, April 29 2009
An estimated 1.3 billion US dollars was realized from the tourism sector last year, thus making it the fourth highest foreign exchange earner after gold, cocoa and remittances from Ghanaian residents abroad.
NATIONAL:
Swine Flu, Ministry on high alert
Wednesday, April 29 2009
The Ministry of Health says though Ghana has not yet identified any cases of swine influenza, it would remain on high alert to investigate and manage any suspected cases.
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Mills cuts sod for hospital
Wednesday, April 29 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills Wednesday took a further step in redeeming his pledge to improve the nation’s health delivery when he cut the sod for work to commence on a Chinese Government assisted 100-bed capacity general hospital and malaria research centre at Teshie.
FEATURE :
The Resurgence of Ho Municipal Hospital
Thursday, April 30 2009
From a state of near collapse in 2006, the Ho Municipal Hospital inaugurated in 1927 has bounced back as the first choice health facility for people in the Municipality.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Security agencies urged to ensure peaceful Homowo
Thursday, April 30 2009
The security agencies have been urged to ensure a peaceful celebration of this year’s Ga Homowo (festival).
(TEMA) TMA :
Companies asked to respect business code
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Manager of Ghana Business Code (GHBC), Mr. Johnson Ben Oduro has urged companies and business organizations to abide by the code to ensure fair treatment of stakeholders.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
45 year old woman remanded for possession Indian hemp
Thursday, April 30 2009
A circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani, has remanded a 45 year-old trader, Elizabeth Babio, into prison custody for allegedly possessing 25 bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
NKORANZA :
Parents advised to live exemplary lives
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Founder of Apostles Witness Church at Nkoranza, Reverend Sister Grace Sarpong has advised parents to live upright lives for their children to emulate.
NKORANZA :
Bible Society of Ghana commended for its works
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Management of Scholars In-Transit (SIT-UP), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo, has commended the Bible Society of Ghana for promoting the study of the Bible in communities.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Electrician jailed
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Kade District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Desmond Akoto, an electrician, to six months imprisonment for being on the premises of the Kade Senior High Technical School Girls’ Hostel for unlawful purposes. He pleaded guilty.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Vehicle owners urged to ensure vehicles are in good condition
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Nsawam District Police Commander, Superintendent S.A. Wemegah, has cautioned vehicle owners to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition before they were put on the road.
ACCRA :
Kufuor hasn’t imported "customized BMW"
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Office of Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has categorically denied that he has imported a “customized BMW” vehicle.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Four car snatchers remanded
Thursday, April 30 2009
Four persons have been remanded into prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit for allegedly snatching two vehicles from their drivers
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Mobile phone snatchers arrested at Nsawam
Thursday, April 30 2009
A group of men engaged in the snatching of mobile phones have been arrested by the Nsawam Police.
ACCRA :
Government has disappointed women - WILDAF
Thursday, April 30 2009
A women’s group, Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF), said the government had disappointed Ghanaian women in the appointment of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives.
(ACCRA) AMA :
NMC asks Chronicle to apologise to Mumuni
Thursday, April 30 2009
The National Media Commission (NMC) has asked the Chronicle newspaper to apologise to the Foreign Minister Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni over a story on a report commissioned by the Auditor-General on the Minister.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Three remanded over BECE leakage
Thursday, April 30 2009
Three persons who were arrested in connection with the leakage of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Mathematics Paper 2 at Fadama in Accra have been put before a Circuit Court.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST:
DCE promises to improve revenue mobilisation
Thursday, April 30 2009
Mr. Robert Wavei Baka, the DCE nominee for the Sissala West District has expressed disappointment over poor revenue mobilization in the district and announced his readiness to put measures in place to improve the situation.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
Land for Damongo youth to cultivate maize
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has acquired a 2,500-acre land to engage the youth of Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region in the cultivation of maize, beginning June this year.
(TUMU)SISSALA EAST:
DCE confirmed
Thursday, April 30 2009
Members of the Sissala East District Assembly have voted 19 for Madam Alijata Sulemana and three against to approve her as the District Chief Executive.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
KIA takes measures against swine flu
Thursday, April 30 2009
Passengers coming into the country through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are being observed by surveillance teams for any symptoms that might indicate that they might be having the swine flu.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Good governance requires effort of all- Mr Anyimadu-Antwi
Thursday, April 30 2009
Mr. Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, the Member of Parliament for Asante Akim North, has appealed his constituents to shun lukewarm attitude as the nation strives to overcome its economic challenges.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe won’t quit Petrojet
Thursday, April 30 2009
Former Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe says he was roughed up by Egyptian legend Hossam Hassan during a recent League game for his club but insist he will not quit Egypt as a result.
(AGONA) SEKYERE SOUTH:
Accountability best for governance
Thursday, April 30 2009
Mr. Kofi Opoku Manu, Ashanti Regional Minister, has said active participation of the citizenry and accountability of the government are essential ingredients of good governance and democracy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sylvester still at post
Thursday, April 30 2009
Embattled Asante Kotoko CEO Sylvester Asare Owusu has denied reports that he has quit the club after being indicted by a government-backed committee into February’s Baba Yara Stadium disaster.
(KYEBI) EAST AKYEM :
District accepts Presidents nominee
Thursday, April 30 2009
The new East Akyem Municipal Chief Executive voted for by Members of East Akyem Municipal Assembly on Wednesday is Mr Simon Asirifi.
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
New hospital in the offing
Thursday, April 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has cut the sod for work to commence on a Chinese government assisted 100 bed capacity general hospital.
(FUNSI) WA EAST :
New DCE is Aminu Salifu
Thursday, April 30 2009
Members of Wa East District Assembly have confirmed Mr Aminu Salifu as Wa East District Chief Executive.
KETA :
A tutor for municipal
Thursday, April 30 2009
Members of Keta Municipal Assembly accepted Mr Sylvester Edah Tornyeava 45, a Tutor at Atiave Secondary Technical School as Keta Municipal Chief Executive.
BOLGATANGA:
Student almost lynched
Thursday, April 30 2009
A student of the Bolgatanga Girls Senior High School (BOGISS), Humu Abubakaar, has  been asked not to continue to write the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination.
STMA :
Brong Ahafo tops illegal migration
Thursday, April 30 2009
The largest number of Ghanaians repatriated from overseas, especially Europe, are people from the Brong-Ahafo Region, Dr. Kwasi Apea-Kubi, the Deputy Minister of the Interior, has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
injuries may affect Kotoko
Thursday, April 30 2009
Asante Kotoko head coach Isaac Opeele Boateng is battling with an excessive injury list ahead of the start of the Glo Premier League on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom completes Basel switch
Thursday, April 30 2009
Swiss side FC Basel have completed the signing of Ghana international defender Samuel Inkoom from local club Kotoko.
TECHIMAN:
MCE gets the nod
Thursday, April 30 2009
The President’s nominee for the position of  Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh has been given unanimous  confirmation by the members of the assembly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Awako handed Tottenham trial
Thursday, April 30 2009
Ghana starlet Gladson Awako is currently undergoing trials at English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
More DCEs take office
Thursday, April 30 2009
The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive nominee has been endorsed by the assembly members.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Top 4 will be bonus
Thursday, April 30 2009
A top four finish will be a huge bonus for Sekondi Eleven Wise as they head into the second half of the season according to the coach C.K Akunnor.
(ATIMPOKU) ASUOGYAMAN:
’Nananom’ kick against DCE nominee
Thursday, April 30 2009
Three paramouncies in the Asuogyaman District; Akwamu, Boso Gua and Anum, have kicked against the appointment of Mr Johnson Ahiakpor, as District Chief Executive for the area.