EDUCATION:
WASSCE begins today
Tuesday, April 01 2014

This year’s May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) begins today.

YILO K:
Assembly exceeds revenue target
Tuesday, April 01 2014

The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly exceeded its revenue target for 2013 by GH¢69,134.32, which represented 8.08 per cent over the previous year.

KETU N:
Assembly exceeds IGF target by 38% in 2013
Tuesday, April 01 2014

Chief Executive for Ketu North, Claver Kofi Lawson said the assembly needed to put in more strategies into collecting property rates and basic rates to maintain the good performance in internally generated revenue.

SOCIAL:
’Entice youth to take up farming’ - Ambassador
Tuesday, April 01 2014

Mrs Evenly Anita Stokes-Hayford, Ghanas Ambassador to Italy has urged the Government to look for innovative ways of making agriculture attractive to the youth.

AOWIN:
Enchico 5th graduation; principal boasts of remarkable improvements
Tuesday, April 01 2014

Enchi College of Education (ENCHICO) in the Aowin District of the Western region has held its 5th graduation ceremony over the weekend in a colorful ceremony at the forecourt of the institution.

EDUCATION:
15 students banned from writing WASSCE for charging phones
Wednesday, April 02 2014

At least 15 final year students of Bright Senior High School at Kukurantumi in the Eastern region have been denied the opportunity of writing their papers in the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for charging their phones illegally in the school.

CAPE C:
Assembly failed to meet its revenue target
Wednesday, April 02 2014

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA), last year Internally generated GH 782,457.05 revenue representing 81% instead of a projected amount of GH 962,269.00.

AFIGYA KWABRE:
Assembly takes measures to stop unplanned development
Wednesday, April 02 2014

The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has adopted measures to prevent unplanned physical development and the springing up of slums.

SPORTS:
Powers/Bukom Banku bout fixed for May 16
Wednesday, April 02 2014

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) in consultation with the camps of Braimah “Bukom Banku” Kamoko and Michael “Ayittey Powers” Okine have fixed Friday, May 16, for the much awaited bout at the Accra Sports Stadium.

GARU-TEMPANE:
Assembly builds pavilions for chiefs
Wednesday, April 02 2014

The Garu-Tempane District Assembly has moved to support five selected Traditional rulers to acquire some decent pavilions in their respective communities.

TRANSPORTATION:
GTRCC to meet transport minister
Wednesday, April 02 2014

Subsequent to the recent fuel price adjustment, the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GTRCC) is expected to hold talks with the Ministry of Transportation on the next transport fares for commercial vehicles.

SUNYANI:
Assembly inaugurates projects under education
Wednesday, April 02 2014

Mr. Akwasi Oppong Ababio, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive has criticized parents who deny their children breakfast because of the school Feeding Programme being implemented by the government.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t C’tee of Parliament to tour new districts
Wednesday, April 02 2014

Local Gov’t Committee of Parliament to tour new districts
Chairman of the Local Government Committee in Parliament, Hon. Dominic Azumah has revealed that the committee will very soon tour the newly created Districts within the country.

ASUNAFO S:
Paramount chief commends Chieftaincy Minister
Wednesday, April 02 2014

The Paramount Chief of Kukuom Traditional Area, Osahene Kwaku Aterkyi II has commended the Minister of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs, Dr Henry Seidu Daannaa for bringing on board new changes and developments to the chieftaincy Ministry.

YILO K:
National Youth Centre to be established at Boti
Thursday, April 03 2014

A non-governmental Organisation (NGO), 4-H is collaborating with the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly and the Municipal Directorates of Agriculture and Education to establish a National Youth Training Centre in the municipality.

SAGNARIGU:
DCE warns land encroachers
Friday, April 04 2014

Mr Alhassan Mohammed Sorugudoo, Sagnarigu District Chief Executive, has warned chiefs and other people who encroach on state lands to keep off, or have their properties demolished without compensation to pave way for development projects.

ABURA:
13 schools receive new desks
Thursday, April 03 2014

The District Chief Executive of Abura Asebu Kwamankese together with the education directorate has distributed 400 dual desks to thirteen selected schools in the district.

AKATSI N:
50 housing units to be built for workers
Wednesday, April 02 2014

As a new district, the Akatsi North District Assembly is confronted with accommodation difficulties especially for its workers and staff of other decentralized organizations, a situation that compelled an appreciable number of workers in the district to reside in nearby districts like Ketu North, Akatsi South and Agortime Ziope districts.

TANO N:
MP donates items to schools
Thursday, April 03 2014

Mrs Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North, has presented items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to selected schools in her constituency.

KEEA:
MCE dissatisfied with revenue collectors
Thursday, April 03 2014

Mr Isaac Kweku Sam, Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Chief Executive, has expressed dissatisfaction at the low performance of both commissioned and permanent revenue collectors of the assembly and warned that inactive collectors would be laid off.

HO:
Assemblyman institutes scholarship for BECE candidates
Thursday, April 03 2014

Mr Ransford Delali Kasu, Assembly Member for Klefe Electoral Area in the Ho Municipal Assembly has instituted a scholarship scheme for basic school pupils in the area.

AMANSIE C:
DCE cautions Jacobu SHTS students against exam malpractice
Thursday, April 03 2014

The District Chief Executive of Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region, Emmanuel Dede Appiah has cautioned final year students at the Jacubu Senior High Technical School against any malpractices during their examinations.

KWABRE E:
Assembly to wage war on non-tax payers
Thursday, April 03 2014

Generating internal funds has become a source of worry to the Kwabre East District Assembly as they revenue generated annually continue to dwindle.

TAMALE:
NGO donates learning materials to schools
Thursday, April 03 2014

The Northern Regional Directorate of Education has taken delivery of some learning materials for distribution to selected basic schools in the Northern region.

SUNYANI:
Assembly opens up waste collection system
Friday, April 04 2014

Sunyani, arguably the cleanest city in the country, has a hidden dark spot which needs to be addressed.

KMA:
Principal bemoans inadequate infrastructure
Friday, April 04 2014

Mr Williams Abotzabire, the Principal of the Community Health Nurse Training School at Tanoso, has expressed worry over inadequate infrastructure in the school.

ASOKORE M:
DCE to occupy new bungalow soon
Friday, April 04 2014

Accommodation for District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Asokore Manpong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region is said to have reached its completion stage with only few works left to be done.

UPPER W AKIM:
MP donates hair dryers to 6 persons
Friday, April 04 2014

Six grandaunts who completed training in hair dressing have received six separate hair dryers amounting to Ghs36, 000 from the Member of Parliament for Upper West Akim Constituency, Hon. Amankwanor Sam Joseph.

AMANSIE C:
Retired Assistant Head of Jacubo SHTS given a week to handover
Friday, April 04 2014

District Chief Executive of Amansie Central, Emmanuel Dede Appiah has ordered Mr. Akrasi Sarpong, the Assistant Headmaster (Academics) of Jacubo Senior High Technical School to hand over all school properties and vacate the bungalow he is occupying within one week.

TECHIMAN:
Techiman State book launched
Friday, April 04 2014

The Ghana State Book Project has launched Techiman State Book in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region to help both local and international communities to have easy access to credible information about the “Takyiman State”.

SUNYANI:
Gov’t purchases USD57M equipment for Sunyani Regional Hospital
Friday, April 04 2014

The Government has purchased assorted medical equipment worth 57 million dollars for the Regional Hospital in Sunyani.

AKATSI N:
Speaker of Parliament, NADMO visits storm victims
Friday, April 04 2014

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Doe Adjaho on Friday visited the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region to console with victims of last week’s rain storm.

TAMALE:
Project launched to boost rice production
Saturday, April 05 2014

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched a US,498,465 quality rice development project to increase rice production and reduce food insecurity in the country.

SOCIAL:
Cross-border trade workshop opens in Accra
Saturday, April 05 2014

Cross-border trade in agricultural and food produce in West Africa has suffered a lot of setbacks mainly due to road harassment practices, a survey report has indicated.

WA:
Farmers asked to prepare towards rainy season
Saturday, April 05 2014

Mr Charles Kweku Yorke, Head of Research at the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA), on Thursday advised farmers to prepare their lands and plan adequately towards the rainy season.

DORMAA:
Assemblyman says politics affects decision-making
Sunday, April 06 2014

Mr Robert Asiedu, Assemblyman for Aboabo Number One Electoral Area in the Dormaa Municipality, has appealed to political parties to refrain from meddling in district assembly elections.

CAPE C:
GIPC urges MMDAs to develop ideas for investment
Sunday, April 06 2014

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Central Region to develop new investment ideas to promote investment.

KMA:
Committee to implement Suame Magazine project inaugurated
Sunday, April 06 2014

A nine member committee to oversee the implementation of the Suame Magazine Industrial Park Complex has been inaugurated.

AOWIN:
Colleges of education tasked to produce quality teachers
Monday, April 07 2014

Mr. Augustis Nii Lante Cleland, Western Regional Director of Education has tasked colleges of education to train and produce competent teachers for the countrys basic schools.

SOCIAL:
Housing scheme to be ready by April ending
Monday, April 07 2014

First batch of 20 houses out of the 100 unit houses under the Social Housing Scheme will be completed and handed over to the management of the Tamale Community Cooperative Credit Union Limited (TCCCUL) for onward distribution to members before the end of April this year.

ELLEMBELE:
Eni Foundation to build CHPS compound in rural communities
Monday, April 07 2014

President John Dramani Mahama, in his state of the nation’s address this year,  said  it  was  the government’s  vision  to  extend  quality health  care  to  all  Ghanaians irrespective of their geographical  location.

ADA E:
Ada sea defence project on course
Monday, April 07 2014

Construction works are on course to complete the biggest marine frontier project in Ghana — the Ada Coastal Protection Works — by the end of 2016.

TANO S:
Govt launches LPG cook stove programme
Monday, April 07 2014

The government has launched a programme to distribute 350,000 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders and stoves free of charge in rural districts by the end of 2016.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Difficulties at Senchi-ferry reduced-DCE
Monday, April 07 2014

District Chief Executive of Asuogyaman district Assembly, Thomas Ampem has hinted that the assembly in consultation with the Ghana Highways Authority has been able to iron out most difficulties faced by travelers on the Senchi-ferry.

BOLGA:
Upper East has no Regional Director of Education
Tuesday, April 08 2014

Decline in students performances in the two external examinations organized for Junior and Senior High Schools in the Upper East Region has been attributed to the absence of a substantive Regional Director of Education in the Region for the past two years.

TANO N:
5 polyclinics inaugurated in B/Ahafo Region
Tuesday, April 08 2014

Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Health, on Friday inaugurated five polyclinics in the Brong-Ahafo Region constructed at the cost of 10 million dollars.

SOCIAL:
‘MDAs need to initiate gender audits’
Tuesday, April 08 2014

There is the need for ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the country to institute gender audits to ensure that gender is effectively mainstreamed and incorporated into all activities of the state, a state official has said.

WENCHI:
1st ever Ghana Cashew Season launched
Tuesday, April 08 2014

The Ghana Cashew Industry Association (GCIA) has launch the first ever cashew season in the country, in Wenchi on the theme “harnessing the economic and climatic benefits of cashew; the strategic non-traditional export commodity”.

ASUOGYAMAN:
ASUOGYAMAN:Japan Embassy supports health infrastructure project
Tuesday, April 08 2014

Construction of a new Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound estimated at two hundred and fifty thousand Ghana cedis (GHs250, 000.00) is nearing completion at Dodi Asantekrom in the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region.

AKATSI N:
Use festivals to transform economy-DCE
Tuesday, April 08 2014

Traditional authorities in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region have been called upon to use traditional festivals to transform and shape destiny of their society for a better Ghana.

BOLGA:
Presby Health Service launches Maternal health project
Tuesday, April 08 2014

The Presbyterian Health Service-North (PHS-N) and the Christian Blind Mission have launched a Maternal Health Social Accountability Project to be implemented in the Builsa North, Binduri and Pusiga districts of the Upper East Region.

FANTEAKWA:
DCE bemoans fallen standard of education
Tuesday, April 08 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Fanteakwa in the Eastern Region, Mr. Abass Fusieni Sbaabe has expressed worry over the future of school going children in the district, following the recent poor performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

ATIWA:
Hebrews mining company supports Akyem-Mampong
Tuesday, April 08 2014

Hebrews Mining Company, a Ghanaian owned small scale mining company has provided social amenities to improve the living condition of residents of Akyem Mampong, a farming community in Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.

AFIGYA-KWABRE:
Nkaben Area Council elects new officers
Tuesday, April 08 2014

The Nkaben Area Council in the Afigya-Kwabre District has elected new officers with a call to them to support the assembly to raise its revenue collection performance.

TMA:
Pursue the path of unity and development-Prof. Nabila
Tuesday, April 08 2014

The Chiefs and people of Tema have been asked to bury their differences and pursue the path of unity and development.

ASANTE AKIM N:
Assembly promises cash reward for schools
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Asante-Akim North District Assembly, has promised a cash reward of GH10,000.00 to each of the 35 junior high schools in the area, who achieve 90 per cent score pass in the Basic Education Certificate Examination.

KETU S:
Newly-installed chief plegdes to transform Aflao
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Torgbui Adzagba the first, the newly-installed Development Chief of Aflao has affirmed his commitment and readiness to develop and transform Aflao to enable the area unearth its economic potential.

WA:
Pensioners in North to enjoy new medical scheme
Wednesday, April 09 2014

About 15,000 members of the National Pensioners Association (NPA) of Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in the Northern, Upper East and West regions would start enjoying their new medical scheme in February 2015.

FANTEAKWA:
New steel bridge for Ayensu Village
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Transportation worries of residents of Ayensu Village in the Fanteakwa District in the Eastern Region have been mitigated following construction of a steel bridge to link the community to other areas.

TECHIMAN:
Dep. Trade minister tours industries in Techiman
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Mr. Nii Lantey Vanderpuiye, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry has paid a day visit to industries in the Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region to familiarize himself with their operations and to assess how best government can support promote them.

TMA:
Tema General Hosp morgue project nears completion
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Work on the mortuary project at the Tema General Hospital will be completed within the next six (6) months, MCE for Tema Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Isaac Ashai Odamtten has indicated.

KETU N:
Disabled persons receive GHs48, 568.74
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Eighty-three Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region were given assistance through the Persons With Disability Fund ((PWF) last year, District Chief Executive, Claver Kofi Lawson has said.

ASOKORE M:
New ICT lab under construction
Wednesday, April 09 2014

The Asokore Manpong Municipal Assembly will soon complete work on an Information Communication Technology Centre (ICT) at Adukrom to improve the teaching and learning of ICT in the area.

TAMALE:
Farmers schooled on climate change adaptation
Wednesday, April 09 2014

Some 3,000 smallholder farmers from 16 communities in the Upper East, Upper West and the Northern regions had benefited from a training programme on climate change adaptation measures.

ENERGY:
ECG to introduce new meters
Thursday, April 10 2014

The Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) says it will in the next few months introduce new meters which will enable them effectively monitor the devices to curb tempering by some customers.

ABURA:
Aburaman SHS cries for help
Thursday, April 10 2014

The Headmistress of Aburaman Senior High School, Madam Alberta Obiriwa Rigg-Stewart, has appealed to the government, non-governmental organizations and private companies to assist the School to complete the water project it started a year ago.

AGRIC:
Cocoa revenue to increase this year
Thursday, April 10 2014

Ghana’s revenue from cocoa is likely to significantly improve this year.

KMA:
4 communities benefit from GHs3m dev’t projects by KMA
Thursday, April 10 2014

Four communities in the Kumasi metropolis are beneficiaries of an initiative by city authorities to address health, security and transportation challenges confronting the people.

YILO K:
Assembly donates 200 bags of cement to Klo-Agogo Shs
Thursday, April 10 2014

The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly at its first ordinary meeting of the forth session of the fifth Assembly donated 200 bags of cements to the Management of Klo-Agogo Senior High School (SHS) to improve upon the school’s infrastructure.

TMA:
MCE gears up to make Tema cleanest city
Thursday, April 10 2014

Metropolitan Chief Executive for the Tema Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Isaac Ashai Odamtten affirmed the Assembly’s commitment of making Tema one of the cleanest cities within the country in a project dubbed ‘Clean Tema’.

TANO S:
Techimantia gets Polyclinic
Thursday, April 10 2014

A new Polyclinic has been inaugurated at Techimantia in the Tano South District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

GA W:
ICT, Information center for Manhean Electoral Area
Thursday, April 10 2014

Information Communication Technology (ICT) has over the years gained much roots in developed nations as well as developing ones like Ghana.

TRANSPORTATION:
GPRTU orders drivers to reverse transport fares
Thursday, April 10 2014

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has ordered its drivers to revert transport fares to the original prices.

N JUABEN:
Out-going Eastern Regional Minister lauded for good works
Thursday, April 10 2014

Traditional Authorities in the Eastern Region have lauded the outgoing Minister, Helen Adwoa Ntosoh for spearheading efforts to bring peace to the region.

KMA:
Minister tells project managers to show results
Friday, April 11 2014

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister for Trade and Industry, has asked the managers of the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) to show concrete results in terms of people they are able to directly support.

BOLGA:
Gov’t urged to revamp defunct factories in UE
Friday, April 11 2014

The National President of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Mr Mohammed Adam Nashiru has rubuked government for paying lip service on creating jobs for the teaming unemployed youth in the country.

STMA:
Assembly develops 2014-2017 development plan
Friday, April 11 2014

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, (STMA) is developing a new Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) to help the assembly properly plan for the socio-economic growth of the metropolis.

BOLGA:
EC bemoans low turnout in district level elections
Friday, April 11 2014

Mr Amadu Sulley, a Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday bemoaned voter apathy during District Level Elections (DLE) in Ghana since the country accepted constitutional rule.

CAPE COAST:
Sand winners destroy beaches in C/R
Friday, April 11 2014

Sand winning at beaches in the Central Region is not only destroying the environment but also hotels, restaurants and other investments along the coast.  The inhabitants are, therefore, appealing to the Regional Police Command and the Environmental Protection Agency to assist in curbing the practice so as to save the Region from possible loss of beach front properties.

AMANSIE C:
DCE commends Afoako ICESS
Friday, April 11 2014

Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, District Chief Executive of Amansie Central District has advised junior high school (JHS) leavers who could not gain admission to senior high schools not to waste away but enroll in vocational institutions to acquire employable skills.

KETU N:
Assembly institutes award for schools, students
Friday, April 11 2014

Stakeholders in the education sector in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region led by the District Assembly and the District Directorate of Education have shifted their attention to rewarding hard work of schools and individual students as step towards arresting the falling standard of education in the district.

TMA:
MCE wants residents to support street naming exercise
Friday, April 11 2014

The Mayor for Tema, Mr. Isaac Ashai Odamtten has called on residents within the area to offer their support for the street naming exercise in order to realize the motive behind the exercise as directed by the government.

AKATSI N:
More economic infrastructure in the offing
Friday, April 11 2014

Strong revenue base of district assemblies is a sure way to tackling developmental challenges confronting communities in the various assemblies. As such, various assemblies continue to adopt strategies to increase funds towards their developmental plans.

L MANYA K:
Assembly fails to elect PM
Saturday, April 12 2014

The inauguration of the Lower Manya Municipal Assembly was on Wednesday marred by a demonstration organized by the Concerned Youth of Lower Manya Krobo and members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

SUNYANI:
Assembly mobilises GH197, 615.57 IGF
Saturday, April 12 2014

The Sunyani Municipal Assembly in January-February, mobilised GH197,615.57, Mr Kwasi Oppong Ababio, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) said on Thursday in Sunyani.

AGONA W:
Assembly presents furniture to schools
Saturday, April 12 2014

The Agona West Municipal Assembly on Thursday presented 250 tables and chairs to Swedru School of Business (SWESBUS) and Nyakrom Secondary Technical School.

POLITICS:
NPP Decides today
Saturday, April 12 2014

Today is the day the opposition New Patriotic Party will elect new national party leaders ahead of a party defining national election in 2016.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama swears-in Tony Aidoo,Victor Smith
Saturday, April 12 2014

President John Dramani Mahama, on Friday swore-in two envoys with a call on them to leverage bilateral relations that would attract investors into the country.

E MAMPRUSI:
NADMO to distribute relief items to victims of rainstorm
Sunday, April 13 2014

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), will Saturday distribute relief items to victims of a rainstorm at West Mamprusi in the Northern Region.

SUNYANI:
Assembly retains PM
Sunday, April 13 2014

The Sunyani Municipal Assembly today retained Mr Agbedra Sanyo Yao as the Presiding Member (PM) for the second time after a third round of voting in Sunyani.

SOCIAL:
Grasscutter farmers planning for international market
Sunday, April 13 2014

The Eastern Regional Grasscutter Farmers Association are planning to export grasscutters abroad.

SUNYANI:
Lack of offices affecting CHRAJs performances
Monday, April 14 2014

Lack of offices in some Districts in Brong-Ahafo is a challenge to the performance of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the Region.

STMA:
Rubber farmers advised to form farm groups for support
Monday, April 14 2014

The Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Clement Kofi Humado has entreated rubber farmers in the country to form farm groups in order to access technological support to enhance production.

JOMORO:
Half Assini gov’t hospital needs emergency unit
Monday, April 14 2014

The lack of an Accident and Emergency Unit at the Half Assini Government Hospital in the Jomoro District has left hospital authorities with no option than to hospitalize victims of emergencies in plastic chairs.

KETU N:
Life Time Well collaborates with assembly to provide boreholes
Monday, April 14 2014

An ambitious plan to provide potable water to all communities in the Ketu North District has so far seen significant impact with the drilling of one hundred and seventy boreholes (170).

AJUMAKO:
World Bank to support water expansion projects
Monday, April 14 2014

Some selected deprived communities in the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam District in the Central Region have been earmarked to benefit from potable water expansion program to be carried out in the district.

TMA:
Assembly to adopt E-permit system
Monday, April 14 2014

Due to the bureaucratic process in acquiring building permits from city authorities before erecting structures on lands, some estate developers and land owners take to the latter or adopt dubious means of getting permits without passing through the right channels.

GA E:
Complete Ashongman D/A school project now-Assemblyman pleads
Monday, April 14 2014

The Assemblyman for the Agbogba Electoral Area in the Ga East Municipality, Mr. Joseph Owuo Armah is pleading on government to help complete an abandoned school project for the Ashongman D/A school.

YILO:
MCE unhappy about teacher absenteeism in school
Monday, April 14 2014

Falling standard of education in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region remain concern to stakeholders who are making efforts to reverse the trend.

GUSHEGU:
Assembly intensifies efforts in water provision
Monday, April 14 2014

For the past three years in Gushegu District in the Northern region, as many as 15 communities have duly benefited from clean water facilities meant to boost efforts in the water system of the area, District Chief Executive of the Assembly, Fuseini Alhassan revealed.

TRANSPORTATION:
Tetteh Quarshie – Madina highway to be completed in 3 months
Monday, April 14 2014

The 4.6-kilometre Tetteh-Quarshie – Atomic Junction highway in Accra is scheduled to be completed on the next three months.

ATEBUBU:
Radio service on climate change launched
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The German Technical Cooperation GIZ in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Farm Radio International have launched a radio service program in Primukyeae a farming community in the Atebubu-Amantin district aimed at educating farmers on the effects of climate change.

N JUABEN:
Effiduase Methodist School Complex launches project
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The Effiduase Methodist School Complex near Koforidua, has launched a 60,000-Ghana-Cedi project to construct a wall around the school.

KPANDO:
Assembly honours financial commitment to PWDs
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The Kpando Municipal Assembly (KpMA) has pledged its continued commitment to introducing multi-sectoral programmes, to sensitise People With Disabilities (PWDs) on their rights, obligations and potentials, through literacy campaigns and other activities.

FANTEAKWA:
Assembly to establish SHS at Dorminase
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The Fanteakwa District Assembly has taken its commitment to increasing access to education and improves quality of education in the district to a new height by ensuring that through its own small way, a new senior high school is built.

AJUMAKO:
We need positive attitude to increase revenue
Tuesday, April 15 2014

District Chief Executive of the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam District, Peter Light Koomson has observed that with the right attitude and commitment on the part of revenue collectors and adoption of new techniques by management, the assembly would be able to meet its revenue targets.

GARU-TEMPANE:
School blocks under construction for six communities
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The Garu-Tempane District Assembly has this year released a minimum of six school block projects to improve access to education in all parts of the district.

BOLGA:
Minister’s routine visits put public workers in check
Tuesday, April 15 2014

Routine unannounced visits embarked upon to Ministries and Departments by Dr Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Upper-East Regional Minister, has drastically reduced absenteeism and lateness to work by some workers in the region.

BIBIANI:
Retired Engineer Installed Chief
Tuesday, April 15 2014

A sixty-year-old retired engineer of Noble Gold Mines at Bibiani, Nana Obeng Panin II, who had served as community head (Odikro) of Nyantaase since 2005, has been elevated and made chief of the community.His elevation is a reward for hard work, dedication, meritorious service and good leadership.

NANUMBA N:
Bimbila residents angry over curfew review
Tuesday, April 15 2014

Residents of Bimbila in the Northern Region have called for a complete lifting of the curfew imposed on the area.

ATEBUBU:
Late former MP laid to rest
Tuesday, April 15 2014

The late former Member of Parliament for the Atebubu-Amantin Constituency, Mr. Emmanuel Owusu Mainu was laid to rest at Amantin last Saturday.

ATEBUBU:
Teachers, educational workers acquire brand new bus
Wednesday, April 16 2014

The Atebubu teachers and educational workers welfare club has acquired a 42 seater Ashdok Leyland bus to help in the transportation of its members.

ENERGY:
Cabinet approves Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill
Wednesday, April 16 2014

The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, on Monday announced that Cabinet has approved the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill, and would soon be laid before Parliament.

KWAHU S:
All is set for this year’s paragliding festival at Kwahu
Wednesday, April 16 2014

The Minister of Tourism and Creative Arts, Ms Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare, has expressed satisfaction at the preparation made towards the Okwahu Paragliding Festival at Atibie in the Kwahu South District.

AJUMAKO:
District to expand revenue base
Wednesday, April 16 2014

The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District (A.E.E.D.) Assembly in the Central Region, has initiated measures aimed at expanding its revenue base for development purposes.

K NANKANA W:
Immorality among pupils contribute to poor performance in BECE
Wednesday, April 16 2014

Mr Roland Adatuu, Chief Executive Officer of Youth Link Ghana, has asserted that sexual immorality among pupils of basic schools in the Kassena-Nankana area significantly contribute to falling standards in education.

HEALTH:
MOH rubbishes overpricing Ridge Hospital claims
Wednesday, April 16 2014

The Ministry of Health has rubbished reports of alleged bloating of a contract price for the re-construction and up-grading of the Ridge Hospital in Accra.

BAWKU:
Assembly institutes measures to prevent future disasters
Wednesday, April 16 2014

Mr Issahaku Bukari, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku, has hinted that the Assembly had put in place adequate measures to prevent the occurrence of disasters in the area.

TOLON:
Education director worried over falling standards
Wednesday, April 16 2014

Mr Amoli Abako, the Tolon District Director of Education, has expressed worry about the consistent falling standards in the performance of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the district and said it needed a holistic approach to reverse the trend.

KADJEBI:
DCE donates to rain storm victims
Thursday, April 17 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Kadjebi district, Jacob Alebinde  Asogonnde in fact exhibited genuine concern and love for the victims of the Ahamansu rain storm disaster that occurred on Sunday, 1st April, 2014.

GARU:
Gov’t to construct Pwalugu and Tamne dams
Thursday, April 17 2014

Mr Albert Akuka Allzuuga, Garu-Tempane District Chief Executive (DCE) has reiterated Governments commitment to construct dams at Tamne and Pwalugu in the Upper East Region.

SOCIAL:
Ghana signs agreement with Turkey
Thursday, April 17 2014

Ghana on Wednesday signed an economic agreement with Turkey to enhance trade between the two countries.

NKORANZA S:
Polyclinic, others, ongoing at New Town Electoral Area
Thursday, April 17 2014

The Better Ghana Agenda has finally dawned on residents of New Town, an Electoral Area within the Nkoranza South District in the Brong Ahafo Region, with the proliferation of developmental projects.

KEEA:
Gov’t secures $35m for Komenda sugar factory
Thursday, April 17 2014

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has secured a $35-million Indian Exim Bank facility to establish a new sugar factory at Komenda.

TWIFO:
Assembly staff gets Education on HR Management Information System
Thursday, April 17 2014

The Human Resource Department of theTwifo Atti-Morkwa District Assembly had organised one day orientation programme for its staff on the management information system of the Department.

BONGO:
Gowrie SHS crave for support to complete projects
Thursday, April 17 2014

Three Senior High/Technical Schools in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region together presented a total of 696 candidates for this year’s West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination [WASSCE].

ATEBUBU:
Radio service on climate change launched in Primukyeae
Thursday, April 17 2014

The German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Farm Radio International have launched a radio service program in Primukyeae a farming community in the Atebubu-Amantin district aimed at educating farmers on the effects of climate change.

HO:
Gov’t will fulfil Ho sports complex promise- Ganyaglo
Thursday, April 17 2014

The Deputy Volta Regional Minister, Mr. Francis Ganyaglo has given the assurance that government will fulfil its promise to construct a sports complex in the Volta Regional capital, Ho.

N JUABEN:
MMDCES urged to focus more on job creation
Friday, April 18 2014

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Julius Debrah, has urged Municipal and District Chief Executives to focus on jobs creation in their various districts and municipalities, to help reduce the unemployment rate in the country.

HO:
Assemblies asked to prepare special budgets
Friday, April 18 2014

Participants at a days forum on maternal health in Ho have urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies to prepare special budgets to promote maternal health in their areas.

TOURISM:
7 tourist receptive facilities under construction
Friday, April 18 2014

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts (MOTCCA) is constructing seven receptive facilities at Salaga, Gwollu, Axim, Kpetoe, Agogo, Saltpond and Wli to enhance tourist visitations.

WA:
Nurses and Midwives Council organizes workshops to promote quality care
Saturday, April 19 2014

The Nurses and Midwives Council of Ghana has began organizing a series of regional workshops for its members, t to promote and guarantee the highest quality of nursing and midwifery care to the public.

SOCIAL:
SADA ordered to retrieve GH¢3m invested in butter nut squash
Saturday, April 19 2014

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has been ordered to retrieve almost three million Ghana Cedis from two companies producing butter nut squash for the European Market.

SOUTH TONGU:
PM speaks against division among members
Saturday, April 19 2014

The Presiding Member of the South Tongu District Assembly, Mr. John Sedo Agbemabiese has strongly condemned the spirit of division crippling into members which has the tendency of drawing their developmental efforts back.

KWABRE E:
Assembly freezes new projects
Saturday, April 19 2014

The Kwabre East District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has put a freeze on new projects while work on already initiated ones have stalled due to central government delay in releasing funds to assemblies.

TALENSI:
Stakeholders hold forum on education
Saturday, April 19 2014

Stakeholders in Education in the Talensi District held education forum to deliberate on strategies to making the best out of the available resources to improving standard of education in the district.

ECONOMICS:
BOG: Measures stabilizing cedi
Saturday, April 19 2014

Head of Financial Stability at the Bank of Ghana, Mr Benjamin Amoah has said there is a slowdown in the depreciation of the Cedi, after measures by the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to halt it.

AJUMAKO:
DCE implores assemby members to check teacher-absenteeism
Sunday, April 20 2014

Assembly Members in the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam District have been entreated to get involved and show more commitment towards the crusade to give education a new meaning in the district.

HOHOE:
Gov’t allocates rice production targets to regions
Sunday, April 20 2014

Mr Kofi Humado, Minister of Food and Agriculture has announced that government has allocated rice production targets to all regions in the country to become self-sufficient by 2017.

SHAMA:
Shama Assembly against outsider managing cold store
Sunday, April 20 2014

Members of the Shama District Assembly have protested against a proposal from the Ministry of Fisheries that a private investor from outside the district should manage a cold store constructed by the government for the Shama area.

HO:
"Ghana and China must discuss print pirating"-Trader
Monday, April 21 2014

Bertha Tepey, a retailer in textiles has suggested that government tackled the alleged widespread plagiarizing of African textile designs in China at the bilateral level.

DORMAA:
NGO blames assembly members for low dev’t in communities
Monday, April 21 2014

Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights and anti-corruption Non-Governmental Organisation, has blamed assembly and unit committee members for the low level of development in local communities.

HO WEST:
Easter festivities unite two communities in the Volta Region
Monday, April 21 2014

A well attended Easter durbar on Saturday brought together the chiefs and people of Abutia -Kissiflui and Abutia Kpogadzi, both in the Volta Region, for the first time in several decades.

ECONOMICS:
EU provides 700,000 Euros to four institutions
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The European Union has provided a grant of 700,000 Euros to four Ghanaian institutions under the Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling Programme (TRAQUE) for capacity development.

HEALTH:
NMCP to reduce malaria morbidity in the north
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), in collaboration with other stakeholders would be concentrating efforts in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions, which have high transmission of malaria.

GUSHEGU:
Assembly constructs institutional latrines for selected schools
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The Gushegu District Assembly is highly committed to improve the level of sanitation in its various environs as it had geared up to increase institutional latrines in some selected schools of the area.

TMA:
Logistical constraints to be solved – MCE
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The Chief Executive of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Isaac Ashai Odamtten has assured staff that logistical constraints will soon be a thing of the past saying that they (TMA) are putting measures in place to solve such drawbacks.

SUNYANI:
NMC holds workshop for nurses in B. Ahafo
Tuesday, April 22 2014

A two-day workshop on Ethico-Legal issues in Nursing and Midwifery Practice for Nurses and Midwifery Managers in Sunyani, in the Brong-Ahafo Region has ended.

GA W:
Church opens borehole for Tantra Hill community
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The International Central Gospel Church (Tantra Hill branch) has inaugurated a borehole for the community to help curb the water problem people face.

NZEMA:
Association donates to hospital
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The Nzema Association of the United Kingdom and Ireland, has presented medical equipment worth, 2000 pounds to some health centres in the Nzema area of the Western Region to support quality health care delivery.

AGONA W:
Bear with government to solve economic crisis- MCE
Tuesday, April 22 2014

Mr Samuel Oppong, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has appealed to Ghanaians to bear with government in her efforts at addressing the current economic crisis facing the country.

ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman Police call for support
Tuesday, April 22 2014

The Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Jonathan Ametefe Adams Godoe, has called on members of the general public to assist the service with logistics to enable it meet the growing needs of the communities.

N GONJA:
Severe rainstorm causes havoc in Daboya
Tuesday, April 22 2014

Several houses and school infrastructure in the Daboya township, got their roofs blown away when a severe rainstorm hit the town and its surrounding communities on Sunday night, causing havoc to life and property.

ECONOMICS:
Germany launches Ghana Rice initiative project
Wednesday, April 23 2014

The German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and stakeholders, have launched the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) project in Ghana.

ASHAIMAN:
ASHMA grants temporary building permits
Wednesday, April 23 2014

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) is offering temporary structure permits to encourage owners of illegal structures and signboards to conform to the Assemblys bylaws and conventions.

DORMAA:
Blame assembly members for low development - NGO
Wednesday, April 23 2014

Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights and anti-corruption Non-Governmental Organisation, has blamed assembly and unit committee members for the low level of development in local communities.

EJISU-JUABEN:
MCE fumed over pornography act by children
Wednesday, April 23 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu-Juaben in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has made it known that his assembly is very fumed by the trend of pornography act by children in the area.

POLITICS:
Ousted NPP executives hand over to new officers today
Wednesday, April 23 2014

Old national executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will today formally render account and hand over to newly elected officers to pave way for the new officers to take over the reins of the party.

ASANTE A C:
Gov’t launches district industrialisation drive
Wednesday, April 23 2014

Under a new Presidential Initiative dubbed: “District Presidential Industrialisation Initiative,” the government, through existing agencies, is supporting rural entrepreneurs to build their capacity to increase output for a ready market.

KPONE K:
Resolve TMA, KKDA boundary or else… – DCE
Wednesday, April 23 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Kpone Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA), Alhaji Issah Antiee Tetteh says as long as the Assembly continues to have boundary issues with Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), development in the district will be

K NANKANA E:
MCE urges schools to form School Management Committees
Wednesday, April 23 2014

Dr Stanislaus Alu Kandingdi, Kassena East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has expressed worry at the continuous massive failure of candidates in the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) within the municipality.

FANTEAKWA:
Assembly hands over desks to education directorate
Wednesday, April 23 2014

A total of six hundred and ten desks made up of four hundred and fifty (450) mono desks and one hundred and sixty (160) dual desks have been handed over to the Fanteakwa District Directorate of Education.

TECHIMAN:
Residents commend MCE
Wednesday, April 23 2014

Residents of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region have commended the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah for his hard work to improve the lives of the people in the Municipality.

NZEMA E:
Dust on Agona-Nkwanta-Elubo road unbearable-MCE
Thursday, April 24 2014

Mr James Atta Kakra Baidoe, Nzema East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has appealed to K2 Associates, contractors working on the 110 Km Agona-Nkwanta-Elubo dual carriage road, to sprinkle water on the facility to avoid excessive dust.

AKATSI S:
Gbodzi builds hospital at Dagbamate
Thursday, April 24 2014

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Akatsi South, Mr. Bernard Ahiafor, has commended traditional religious worshipers at Dagbamete in the Akatsi South District for using their religion to promote development, peace, and unity among the people in the area over the years, which, he said, needed to be encouraged for the benefit of the present and future generations.

FANTEAKWA:
Julius Debrah outdoors Odomankoma Ahenfie tourist site
Thursday, April 24 2014

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Julius Debrah has inaugurated the Odomankoma Ahenfie Tourist Site, at Aboabo, a village near Begoro in the Fanteakwa District.

KMA:
Assembly to plant 1 million trees
Thursday, April 24 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, (KMA), says it will employ the services of school children to plant a million trees under its “Kumasi Urban Forestry Project”.

SOCIAL:
Ghana will support ECOWAS position on EPA – Mahama
Thursday, April 24 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has pledged Ghana’s support for an Economic Partnership Agreement negotiated by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), warning “it will be disastrous if we implement the EPA unilaterally as individual countries.”

TRANSPORTATION:
MMT to get 230 new buses
Thursday, April 24 2014

The Metro Mass Transit (MMT) Company Limited is to take delivery of 230 new buses in June, Deputy Operations Manager of the Company for the Northern Sector, Mr Stephen Abukari has announced.

ABURA:
Moree get new recreational centre
Thursday, April 24 2014

A new recreational centre for fisher folks in Moree in the Abura –Asebu-Kwamankese District in the central Region has been commissioned.

DAFFIAMA B ISSA:
Contractors abandon government projects
Friday, April 25 2014

Contractors working on various government projects in the Daffiama-Busie-Issah District of the Upper West Region have abandoned their respective project sites, claiming the government has stopped paying them.

TECHIMAN:
Entrepreneurial Training programme established for women
Friday, April 25 2014

Women’s Ministry of the Ghana Congress on Evangelization (GHACOE) has launched an entrepreneurial skills training programme in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region to train women and the youth, to equipp them with employable skills to start their own businesses or make them economically active.

EJISU:
18 arrested for watching pornograhic movies
Friday, April 25 2014

The police in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region have arrested 18 children and young adults for watching pornographic movies and playing video games.

N JUABEN:
Retired personnel must leave office – Nana Kodua Kese
Friday, April 25 2014

A Former Council of State Member, Nana Kodua Kesse is advocating for the abolishment of awarding contracts to people who have attained their retirement age to stay on the job.

GUSHEGU:
Works on community centre project progresses
Friday, April 25 2014

The Gushegu District Assembly has invested heavily into the establishment of a community centre which will help residents get a standard facility for social programmes and other important gatherings.

AKATSI N:
DCE charges Unit Committees to support assembly for dev’t
Saturday, April 26 2014

Unit Committees at the Akatsi North District have been charged to be up and doing in supporting the assembly to achieve its developmental targets.

ATEBUBU:
Nyomoase CHPS facility honoured
Saturday, April 26 2014

Nyomoase community health planning and services (CHPS) compound in the Atebubu-Amantin District has been honored for emerging the 3rd best facility in the Brong Ahafo region for 2013 in the National Health Awards organized by the ministry of health.

KMA:
IGP cautions police officers against excesses
Saturday, April 26 2014

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan on Friday cautioned personnel of the service to operate within the law and avoid excesses.

AMENFI W:
Chinese galamsey operators are back
Saturday, April 26 2014

The Gyasehene of Asankrangwa Traditional Area, Nana Adubuahene, has appealed to the government to intensify its operation to flush out foreigners, especially Chinese, mining illegally in the Tano River.

ECONOMICS:
Enhance Corporate Governance to build economy
Saturday, April 26 2014

Mr Alhassan Andani, Managing Director, Stanbic Bank, has called for the enhancement of corporate governance in an effort to build the economy.

BIRIM C:
Assembly to develop tourist sites
Sunday, April 27 2014

The Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with Birim Central Municipal Assembly and Akyem Kotoku Traditional Council has developed a business plan to develop the Big Tree tourist site.

ECONOMICS:
New economic model in the offing
Sunday, April 27 2014

A draft of a new economic model, which seeks to break the vicious economic cycle which Ghana has endured over the years would be outdoored in May.

SOCIAL:
We demand new minimum wage before May Day-TUC
Sunday, April 27 2014

The Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) says it would advise itself if negotiations on the increment of the minimum wage is not concluded before May 1.

SABOBA:
World Vision presents medical supplies to Saboba DHMT
Monday, April 28 2014

World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international NGO, has presented medical supplies worth GH 63,709 to Saboba District Health Management Team (DHMT) as part of activities marking this years World Malaria Day.

S TONGU:
Assembly to shore up revenue mobilization
Monday, April 28 2014

The South-Tongu District Assembly, has mapped out strategies to ensure effective revenue mobilisation.

TAMALE:
USAID prepares farmers for this year’s farming season
Monday, April 28 2014

The United State Agency for International Development (USAID), is preparing farmers from the three Northern Regions for this years farming season, through the Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE Two) Project.

OFFINSO S:
DCE urges assemblies to raise more IGF
Monday, April 28 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Offinso South, Mr Baffour Kese-Amankwa, has underscored the need for district assemblies to raise enough internally generated funds (IGF) to carry out their development projects.

BOSOMTWE:
Community school for Bosomtwe District
Monday, April 28 2014

The people of the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region can now boast a community basic school designed to provide their children with free education up to the junior high school level.

JASIKAN:
MMDAs urged to look beyond statutory receipts
Monday, April 28 2014

Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Volta Regional Minister, has entreated municipal and district assemblies in the region to innovate mobilising from their local resources than the over-reliance on the statutory receipts such as the district assemblies common fund (DACF) and the district development facility (DDF).

JOMORO:
Assembly Sponsors Students
Monday, April 28 2014

The Jomoro District Assembly has sponsored 59 needy but brilliant students in the area to Nursing and Teacher training institutions since 2010.

JIRAPA:
Government opens up Black Volta to commercial vegetable production
Monday, April 28 2014

Government has through the Northern Rural Growth Programme completed the construction of a 17.5km feeder road from Yagha to Gbetuori in the Upper West Region.

SOCIAL:
Unions are not all about salaries and allowances - GOVT replies TUC
Monday, April 28 2014

The Presidency has condemned the leadership of the Trades Union Congress for threatening drastic action against government if the minimum wage isn’t increased before Thursday.

SOCIAL:
Civil societies want role of MMDAs enhanced
Monday, April 28 2014

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are calling for the legalisation of their role as watchdog to supervise the work of the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) in order to strengthen the local government system in the country and also bring development to the people.

ATEBUBU:
Ministry of Interior to establish military base at Atebubu
Monday, April 28 2014

The Ministry of Interior and the National Security secretariat have approved the establishment of a military base in Atebubu to help curb the insurgence of criminal activities in the area and other adjoining districts like Sene east, Sene west as well as Pru.

ASUNAFO S:
New school block for basic school in Kukuom
Monday, April 28 2014

A six unit classroom block by the Catholic Church has been inaugurated for the people of Kukuom in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo region.

N JUABEN:
Assembly to reconstruct lorry station
Tuesday, April 29 2014

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly is to construct a lorry station and stores at the old Koforidua-Ho-Somanya station popularly known as ofos line as a measure to decongest the area and give it a facelift.

ZABZUGU:
Several roads to be fixed under DDF allocation
Tuesday, April 29 2014

The Zabzugu District assembly has received an advice from the District Development Facility Secretariat that based on its performance in the Functional Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT V) 2011 assessment; the district has been allocated GH¢484,636.00.

AKATSI N:
Afiadenyigba citizens urged to invest home
Wednesday, April 30 2014

Citizens of Ave-Afiadenyigba living abroad have been advised to come home and support efforts of the district assembly, government and the other citizens at home to develop the town to an appreciable status.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Ministry secures funding for urban management project
Wednesday, April 30 2014

The  Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has secured a 40-million euro funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to implement the Ghana Urban Management Pilot Project (GUMPP) in four major cities, namely, Kumasi, Sekondi-Takoradi, Tamale and Ho, for the provision of infrastructure facilities.

SOCIAL:
Mahama orders agencies to integrate statutory ID cards
Wednesday, April 30 2014

Ghana must have a common platform for issuing Identification cards that serve various statutory needs, President John Dramani Mahama has said.

ASOKORE M :
Aboabo, Asokore Mampong residents undergo medical screening
Wednesday, April 30 2014

About 350 residents of Aboabo and Asokore Mampong in the Asokore Mampong municipality in the Ashanti Region have benefitted from a two-day free medical screening.

SOCIAL:
MLGRD commences distribution of equipment for street naming
Wednesday, April 30 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has commenced distribution of equipment for the street naming and property registration exercise nationwide.

SOCIAL:
Committee set to investigate districts boundary disputes
Wednesday, April 30 2014

Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Akwasi Oppong-Fosu has indicated that a Committee headed by Prof. Benyin has been set up to investigate some looming boundary disputes brewing among the newly created MMDAs and already existing ones.

TAMALE:
7,600 teaching posts vacant in Northern Region
Wednesday, April 30 2014

Hundreds of schools in the Northern Region, one of the most deprived areas in the country, are in dire need of more than 7,600 trained teachers.

BONGO:
Potable water to be extended to more communities
Wednesday, April 30 2014

More than 10 communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region of Ghana will from December, 2014 start enjoying potable treated water under the Small Town Water Supply System (STWSS) project. These will include communities in and around Zorkor and Bongo-Soe.

KMA:
Assembly to embark on massive clean-up
Wednesday, April 30 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), incollaboration with the Manhyia Palace, is to embark on a city-wide clean-upexercise on Saturday, May 3.