(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars complete first training
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Black Stars have completed their first training session after jetting in on Tuesday, five clear days before their opening 2010 World Cup qualifier against Libya.
JIRAPA:
Cushion in form of micro finance
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre has disbursed loans totalling between GH¢ 2,500 and 3,000 per group to 164 groups made up of 2,270 individuals.
ACCRA :
Etiopians to mark anniversary.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Ethiopia is to celebrate her new millennium and the 17th anniversary of the overthrow of the military regime in that country on May 28, 2008.
BOLGATANGA:
Northern schools revival in the offing
Thursday, May 01 2008
Schools mostly affected by floods that hit the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions last year, are to be reconstructed by the government.    
(DENKYIRA JUKWA) THLD:
Girls’ hostel for Jukwa Senior High School
Thursday, May 01 2008
The District Chief Executive  for Twifo/Heman/Lower/Denkyira, Hon. Samuel Agyeibie–Kessie has inaugurated a girls’ hostel for the Jukwa Senior High School.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Parliament travels beyond Accra
Thursday, May 01 2008
The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes, has disclosed that Regional Parliamentary Centres would be established throughout the country.
ACCRA:
Invest in Volta Lake - Fishermen
Thursday, May 01 2008
The fishing industry loses GH¢ 12 to 15 million revenue annually because of lack of interest in developing inland fishing.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Provide skill training for the youth - Educationist
Thursday, May 01 2008
An Educationist, Madam Rosina B. Otchere has urged the business community and churches to help provide skill training to people in the deprived areas, instead of seeking only their interest.
BOLGATANGA:
Computerisation needed in teacher postings
Thursday, May 01 2008
The Chairman of Bolgatanga Municipal Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), Mr John Adogba,  has called on the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports to computerize postings of newly trained teachers to solve the problem of over staffing in schools in urban areas.
ACCRA:
NHIS coverage rate exceeded targets
Thursday, May 01 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) rate of coverage has far exceeded targets planned for its short period of existence, the Chief Executive Officer, National Health Insurance Authority, Mr Ras Boateng, has disclosed.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA:
Achimota Forest to monkeys’ rescue
Thursday, May 01 2008
The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission in conjunction with West Africa Primates Conservation Action (WAPCA), a wildlife society in the West African sub-region, has inaugurated a centre at the Achimota Forest to preserve two species of the monkey family which are now threatened with extinction.
ASANTE MAMPONG:
Breakthrough for "Liver Cirrhosis"
Thursday, May 01 2008
The Asante Mampong research unit has found cure for liver cirrhosis, a terminal condition, using plant extract.
   
BOLGATANGA:
Save the cotton industry - Farmers
Thursday, May 01 2008
Cotton farmers in the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions have appealed to government to subsidise farming inputs to enable them to sustain the cultivation of the crop.
    
(TEMA) TMA:
Fire Service on sensitisation campaign
Thursday, May 01 2008
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) would by the middle of this year embark on a house-to-house fire education programme in the Tema Metropolis to help curb fire outbreaks.
 
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor in increased productivity call
Thursday, May 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has ended his final May Day Celebration with the country as a president with a call on Ghanaians to forge ahead in unity to build a more unified and an industralised nation.
NATIONAL:
Alan returns
Friday, May 02 2008
Defeated New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, Alan Kojo Kyerematen has rescinded his decision and made a turn back to the party.
(TULEWE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Community relieved
Friday, May 02 2008
The people of Tuluwe in Central Gonja District of Northern Region , counted their blessings when a health centre to take care of their basic health needs was inaugurated.
(SALAGA) EAST GONJA:
Redirect energy
Friday, May 02 2008
The East Gonja District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Amadu Musah Abudu, has called on the youth to put their energy into worthwhile activities that would secure them a safe future, instead of using it for violent purposes.
(TWIFO PRASO) THLD
District to build fire station
Friday, May 02 2008
The Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira district assembly is to construct a GH¢21,000.00 fire station for the district this year.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Minister establishes school for girls
Friday, May 02 2008
The Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs, Hajia Alima Mahama,has established a Senior High School for girls in Gambaga.
NKWANTA:
Storm rips off roofs
Friday, May 02 2008
A rainstorm last Thursday ripped off the roofs of the RC Primary school building, canteen and some structures of the district hospital at Nkwanta in the Volta Region.
ACCRA:
Mills says “ayekoo” to workers
Friday, May 02 2008
National Democratic Congress (NDC) leader and Presidential Candidate, Professor John Evans Attah Mills has acknowledged the contribution of organized labour to the development of the nation and said “ayekoo” to them.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
Steps taken to check poor exam performance
Friday, May 02 2008
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly and the Education Directorate are taking steps to solve the problems of pupil’s poor performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), Mr Kwabena Sintim Aboagye, Municipal Chief Executive said.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Apedwa Chief swears oath of allegiance
Friday, May 02 2008
The Chief of Akyem Apedwa, in the Eastern Region, Barima Obenakwa Kwarifa II, has sworn the Oath of Secrecy, Judicial Oath and the Oath of Allegiance in the Koforidua High Court before His Lordship, Justice W.H. K. Addo, Justice of Appeal, sitting as an additional High Court Judge.
(AGONA SWEDRU) NPP :
MP elected to contest 2008 Parliamentary election
Friday, May 02 2008
Mr John Kwesi Agyabeng, incumbent Agona East New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) has been elected as Parliamentary candidate to contest the 2008 Parliamentary election on the ticket of the party.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
West Akim exceeds revenue target
Friday, May 02 2008
The West Akim Municipal Assembly as at the end of December 2007 collected a total of 238,112 Ghana cedis 55 Ghana pesewa as internally generated revenue representing 132 percent, which was over and above the estimated revenue of 180,417 Ghana cedis.
ACCRA:
Government plans to amend mining law
Friday, May 02 2008
The Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has commended government’s intention to amend the country’s mining law, saying that the stance is in the supreme interest of the nation.
TANO NORTH
Leave enviable records for posterity - Asante
Friday, May 02 2008
An international consultant to the United Nations and the World, Professor S.K.B Asante, bank has urged Ghanaians to make history so as to leave an enviable legacy for future generations.
(ELECTORAL COMMISSION) SUNYANI:
No individual or group can rig the elections
Friday, May 02 2008
The electoral process is very solid and no individual or group can manipulate to rig and create unnecessary chaos in the December elections, Mr. Ebenezer Aggrey-Fynn, member of the Electoral Commission (EC) assured Ghanaians.
(ELECTORAL COMMISSION) SUNYANI:
No individual or group can rig the elections
Friday, May 02 2008
The electoral process is very solid and no individual or group can manipulate to rig and create unnecessary chaos in the December elections, Mr. Ebenezer Aggrey-Fynn, member of the Electoral Commission (EC) assured Ghanaians.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asare backs coach Bash
Friday, May 02 2008
Kumasi Asante CEO Sylvester Asare Owusu has brushed aside talk of an imminent sacking of Bashir Hayford as coach of the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
It’s Potential and quality
Friday, May 02 2008
This is certainly the first time a regional competition has been organised by the Confederation of African Football –CAF, solely for home-based players who play in the domestic leagues on the continent.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Clubs must accept TV influence
Friday, May 02 2008
A landmark deal to put the Onetouch Premier League on satellite television has meant games have been moved from the traditional Sunday afternoon kick-off time to weekdays to suit television.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo hopes to be fit for Glovers
Friday, May 02 2008
Nottingham Forest striker Junior Agogo admits he "would love" to be involved in Saturday’s showdown with Yeovil after recovering from injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil warns Ferguson
Friday, May 02 2008
John Pantsil is relishing the chance to take on Manchester United at Old Trafford this Saturday having enjoyed two consecutive appearances at right-back.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Four league games rescheduled
Friday, May 02 2008
Four of the weekend’s match-day-17 games in the OneTouch Premier League has been rescheduled by the Professional League Board to May 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Maidens host DR Congo
Friday, May 02 2008
Ghana’s female Under-17 team, the Black Maidens, will play DR Congo on Saturday at the El-Wak Sports Stadium in the last qualifying round for this year?s fifa Under-17 World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien may miss Ghana-Australia friendly
Friday, May 02 2008
Black Stars key midfielder Michael Essien is a major doubt for Ghana’s friendly against Australia in Sydney later this month.
CENTRAL GONJA :
NHIS Board condemns demonstration
Friday, May 02 2008
The Board of Directors of the Central Gonja District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme and the district assembly have described the recent demonstration by a group of youth in the area as irrelevant, politically motivated and calculated to make the scheme unpopular.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA:
Damongo gets rural bank
Friday, May 02 2008
A BANK is an organisation or an establishment that keeps money and valuables safely and also provides various financial services to its clients.
ACCRA :
New DCEs attend seminar
Friday, May 02 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, has stated that concrete efforts are being made to provide basic infrastructure and logistics to guarantee the new districts a smooth beginning.
(TAMALE) :
The independence of EC is well secured - Kangah
Friday, May 02 2008
Deputy Chairman of Electoral Commission (EC) in charge of Finance and Administration, Mr David Adeendze Kangah, has assured Ghanaians that independence of the commission was well secured to conduct credible elections in December.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Be effective in democratic governance
Friday, May 02 2008
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mr. Peter Hastings Mensah, has urged Ghanaians to be effective participants and auditors of the nation’s democratic governance system at all levels.
(NADOWLI) NPP :
DCE confident of victory in Nadowli West
Friday, May 02 2008
Nadowli District Chief Executive (DCE), Wing Commander Eric Dakurah (RTD), said he was confident that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would win the Nadowli West Constituency seat.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Incumbent MP interacts with electorate
Friday, May 02 2008
The incumbent MP and Parliamentary aspirant for Odododiodioo constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Jonathan Nii Tackie Komme,  was the only contestant to interact with delegates.
(YENDI) NPP :
Alhaji Yakubu retained as NPP parliamentary candidate
Friday, May 02 2008
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alhaji Malik Alhassan Yakubu, has been retained as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Yendi constituency for the 200 Election.
(SUNYANI) NEW JUABEN :
NCCE makes an appeal to politicians
Friday, May 02 2008
Mr Charles Kofi Nkrumah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has appealed to political parties to allow the electorate to exercise their freedoms in choosing their favourite leaders during the December elections without any intimidation.
TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
District supports 22
Friday, May 02 2008
The Twifo Praso Business Advisory Centre in collaboration with the Twifo Heman-Lower Denkyira district Assembly have presented start-up tools and kits valued at GH¢72,000 to 22 graduate apprentices of the Rural Enterprise Project (REP) at Twifo Praso.
(DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH :
Region celebrate May day
Friday, May 02 2008
The Brong Ahafo Regional celebration of May Day was held at Drobo, capital of Jaman South without much fanfare at the Drobo Senior High School grounds.
SAEMA :
Regional council recognises staff
Friday, May 02 2008
The Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) has presented awards to 13 of its staff for their dedication to duty for the years 2006 and 2007.
   
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
Invest in fishing.
Friday, May 02 2008
Nana Owusu Tenase, Saamanhene of Assin Atandasu Traditional area, has called on the youth to consider current shortage of fish supply in the country as a challenge to invest in fish farming.
TAMALE :
HIV/AIDS training reaches teachers
Friday, May 02 2008
Teachers have been advised to live lives worthy of emulation to help win the fight against HIV/AIDS and to promote the socio-economic growth of the country.
    
ACCRA :
Employers pledge support.
Friday, May 02 2008
The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) on Friday pledged to collaborate with Organised Labour to intensify education and sensitization of workers and employers to ensure peaceful industrial relations climate.
(GBI) HOHOE :
Call for a new face for SSNIT.
Friday, May 02 2008
Togbega Gabusu VI, President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs has  called for the repositioning of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) scheme to reward retirees and pensioners for their unalloyed services to the nation.
ACCRA :
Government promote ICT.
Friday, May 02 2008
The Information Communication Technology (ICT) capacity building programme for 20 District Information Officers (DIO) on Friday ended in Accra with a call on participants to prioritize the use of ICT to enhance development at the district levels.
HO :
VAT payment increase.
Friday, May 02 2008
There has been a 10 percent increase in the number of traders who have registered under the Value Added Tax (VAT) system in the Volta region.
BIBIANI-ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
District provide infrastructure for 6 communities
Friday, May 02 2008
Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai (BAB) District Assembly has provided school infrastructure for six communities at an estimated cost of GH¢58,000 to improve teaching learning.
    
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Korle Bu Urology Department supported
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Airport Branch of Rotary Club, Ghana in collaboration with their Dutch counterparts on Friday presented Transducer equipment worth 12,000 Euros to the Urology Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to aid in the early detection of Prostate Cancer.
(LA) AMA :
Fire guts La Police station
Saturday, May 03 2008
Fire gutted the first floor of La District Police Station yesterday, destroying documents and items at the various offices.
(PWALUGU)TALENSI NABDAM:
Help fight crime – Police
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Commissioner of Police in charge of Special Duties for the Northern Sector, Mr Ephraim O. Brakatu, has called on the public to foster close partnership with the Police to fight crime.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police urged to be alert during elections
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Eastern Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Emmanuel Quaye-Sowah, has called on the police to be very alert during this year’s election and pick on early warning signals to forestall any confusion in the country.
(AYIWASE) MANYA KROBO:
Farmer shot over tree ownership
Saturday, May 03 2008
A 50-year-old farmer who was shot in the head by another farmer over the ownership of an Odum tree, is in the intensive care unit of the Koforidua General Hospital.
(CASTLE) AMA:
Mechanics appeal to government
Saturday, May 03 2008
Mechanics and artisans at Suame Magazine have appealed to the Government to provide them with the necessary technical support to enable them to put to judicious use the 24 million-dollar grant from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
ADENTA:
New Assembly members meet
Saturday, May 03 2008
Assembly members of the newly created Adenta Municipal Assembly (AdMA) which was calved from Tema Metropolitan Assembly have met to deliberate on issues of the municipality.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Move to ensure peaceful elections
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Acting Western Regional Police Commander, Mr Robert Mark Azu, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to avoid any act of omission that could bring results of the upcoming December elections into disrepute.
ACCRA:
Prices of retroviral drugs must be uniform
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Resident Physician of the International Health Care Centre (IHCC), Naa Ashley Vanderpuje, has said the price for Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) should be the same across board in public, private or mission hospitals.
CAPE COAST:
Vehicle crushes woman to death
Saturday, May 03 2008
A Mercedes Benz bus with registration number AS 5038 Y on Friday crushed a woman in her 50s to death in front of her store, near the Anarfo market, a suburb of Cape Coast.
(TUTU AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Orphanage receives support
Saturday, May 03 2008
The Susana Wesley Mission Auxiliary (SUWMA), a women’s organization of the Adweso Calvary Methodist church, has donated items valued over one GH¢1000, to the Trinity Home Foundation, an orphanage at Tutu- Akuapim in the Akuapim North District.
NATIONAL:
Alan’s return is good omen- Chairman
Saturday, May 03 2008
The chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu, says the return of Mr Alan Kyerematen to the ruling party puts it on a sound footing to ensure resounding victory in the December 7 general election.
(EDINA AMOANDA) KEEA : Support home towns
Sunday, May 04 2008

Nana Ato Arthur, the Central Regional Minister has, urged  Ghanaians to help their hometowns in any way that they could in order to promote development.
 

KUMASI :
New bishop for cathedral.
Sunday, May 04 2008

The Most Reverend Thomas Kwaku Mensah was installed Catholic Archbishop of Kumasi at a ceremony at the Saint Peter’s Cathedral Basilica in Kumasi.

WA :
Thanksgiving for late cardinal.
Sunday, May 04 2008

The Wa Diocese of the Catholic Church held a memorial thanksgiving mass for the late Peter Cardinal Porekuu Dery, the Archbishop Emeritus of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Province, to bid him farewell.

EAST AKYEM :
GES begins
Sunday, May 04 2008

The Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) have initiated a programme to provide classrooms for areas where pupils under classes under trees.
    

KEEA :
Nduom appeals to MMDCEs.
Sunday, May 04 2008

Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the flagbearer of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), has appealed to District Assemblies to properly supervise governmental projects.

BOLGATANGA :
NORPRA to go on protest.
Sunday, May 04 2008

The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has called on all well-meaning Ghanaians to protest against Government’s failure to release the school feeding grant to second cycle institutions in the three Northern Regions.

ACCRA :
NADMO educates drivers.
Sunday, May 04 2008

Drivers were on Saturday to asked to alert the Fire Service as soon as they detect fires that are beyond their control in their vehicles.
    

(ANLOGA) KETA :
Two persons shot at.
Sunday, May 04 2008

Two young people are on admission at the Keta Hospital after they had been injured in a shooting incident at Anloga early Saturday, eyewitness reports, corroborated by the Municipal Chief Executive have said.

KUMASI :
Acute water shortage in hospitals.
Sunday, May 04 2008

The Maternal and Child Health Hospital in Kumasi is facing acute water shortage especially at the labour wing, following the leakage of its overhead reservoir.

TAMALE :
109 volunteers supported.
Sunday, May 04 2008

As part of efforts to improve quality education in the country, 132 bicycles valued at GH¢12,543 were  presented to 109 volunteer teachers and 23 community health peer educators across 15 districts in the Northern Region.

(OBOADAKA) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
200 youth vying into businesses
Sunday, May 04 2008

Two hundred youth, including students from the Oboadaka Unit of ASCUM, a Community Based Organisation (CBO),have attended a day’s workshop on business opportunities at Oboadaka near Suhum in the Eastern Region

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
EC advises political parties
Sunday, May 04 2008

Political parties have been asked to deploy their  influential members such as university professors and polytechnic lecturers as polling agents so as to bring about dynamism and vigilance in electoral policing and monitoring.
 

(KENYASI) ASUTIFI :
About 700 million dollars for development
Sunday, May 04 2008

The management of Ahafo Project of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited, at Kenyasi in Brong-Ahafo region, has established 687 million dollars fund to undertake sustainable community development in the company’s area of operation.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Best Cocoa Farmer advises colleagues
Monday, May 05 2008
Cocoa farmers in the country have a duty, more than pleasure to help maintain Ghana’s image as the producer of high quality cocoa, a municipal best farmer has said.
KARAGA:
Introduce fruits into feeding programme
Monday, May 05 2008
The Directory General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Elias Sory, has advised authorities of the School Feeding programme to introduce fruits and vegetables into the diet of the children to ensure their healthy growth.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Bury differences-Kufuor advices
Monday, May 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appealed to the chiefs and people of Winneba, as well as Asafo companies and other opinion leaders to bury their differences and forge ahead in unity towards the development of the area.
(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Assembly Confirms DCE
Monday, May 05 2008
The Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly has confirmed a 38-year old development worker, Mr. Anaba Anabila Kunsongyane, the president’s nominee for the post of the District Chief Executive.
(AGBOZUME) KETU SOUTH:
Funeral turns tragic
Monday, May 05 2008
What was to be a normal funeral at Nyomikope, a village near Agbozume in the Ketu South District, turned tragic when a mourner was beaten to death by three others following a quarrel over a drum.
NANUMBA NORTH:
Expedite action on allowances
Monday, May 05 2008
Delay in the payment of allowances of  workers under the National Youth Employment Programme is  said to be hampering the performance of the workers under the various modules.
NATIONAL:
Prez attends conference on MDGs in the UK
Monday, May 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor left  Accra on Sunday for the United Kingdom to attend a conference on Public and Private Sector Cooperation for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), an official statement has said.
WA:
Wa MHIS membership goes up
Monday, May 05 2008
The Wa Municipal Health Insurance Scheme registered 73,937 clients, representing 66 percent of the population of 112,050 of the municipality as at the end of December 2007.
(GWOLLU) NPP :
Candidates elected for Sissala East and West
Monday, May 05 2008
Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister was  elected to contest the Sissala West parliamentary seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the upcoming elections.
(KOFORIDUA) EC :
Deploy highly educated polling agents-EC
Monday, May 05 2008
Political parties have been asked to deploy their  influential members such as university professors and polytechnic lecturers as polling agents so as to bring about dynamism and vigilance in electoral policing and monitoring.
(TONTRO) EAST AKIM:
GES begins “Schools-Under-Trees” project
Monday, May 05 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) have initiated a programme to provide classrooms for areas where pupils under classes under trees.
HO:
EC urges Media to publicize election issues
Monday, May 05 2008
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission has appealed to media organizations to consider undertaking public education on election issues as part of their corporate social responsibility policy.
NANUMBA SOUTH :
Agro-business module suspended
Monday, May 05 2008
The Nanumba South National Youth Employment Scheme has been compelled to suspend agro-business module due to lack of funds.
(EDINA-AMOANDA) KEEA:
Community gets pipe-borne water
Monday, May 05 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has urged Ghanaians to help their hometowns in any way that they could in order to promote development.
ACCRA:
Women’s Mutual Fund offer extended
Monday, May 05 2008
The Initial Public Offer (IPO) of first-ever Women’s Mutual Fund (WFund), which was launched March this year, has been extended to May 23, 2008 to allow more Ghanaians to take advantage of it.
(AGONA SWEDRU) NPP:
Obodai as Parliamentary Candidate
Monday, May 05 2008
The deputy Central Regional Minister and incumbent Member of Parliament for Agona West, Mr Samuel Kweku Obodai, has been re-elected to contest the seat in the 2008 elections for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL :
RTU beat Gamba All Blacks 2-1
Monday, May 05 2008
Real Tamale United (RTU) on Sunday came from a goal down to beat visiting Gamba All Blacks two goals to one to snatch the maximum three points of the second week fixture of the second round of the OneTouch Premier League match played at the Tamale Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL :
Stars cruise past Hawks
Monday, May 05 2008
Ghana’s Black Stars moved a step closer to the final round of the African Nation Championships qualifiers courtesy a 2-0 victory over the Hawks of Togo in the first round first leg clash on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL :
Wa All Stars pip Hearts 1- 0
Monday, May 05 2008
A 70th minute strike by Wa All Stars striker Daniel Bomfah earned them the three maximum points in their Premier League match against Accra Hearts of Oak played at the Wa Stadium on Sunday.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Move to increase funds
Monday, May 05 2008
The District Chief Executive for Wassa Amenfi East, Hon Doris Oduro has said that the district assembly is taking measures to help increase its internally generated.
BAWKU :
Fresh violence erupts
Monday, May 05 2008
Four people have been reported dead in Bawku in the Upper East Region after  fresh clashes broke between the Kusiasis and the Mamprusis last night.
(BAMVIM DOHINI) TAMA:
Calm returns to Bamvim Dohini
Monday, May 05 2008
Calm has returned to Bamvim Dohini, a suburb of Tamale, after
misunderstanding between sympathizers of two rival chiefs of the
area.
(TEMA) TMA:
’Include fire hydrants in site plans’
Monday, May 05 2008
The Tema Regional Fire Training Officer of the Ghana National Fire
Service (GNFS), Mr Prince Billy Anaglate, has advocated the inclusion of fire hydrants in the preparation of all site plans to ensure safety of lives and property in residential areas.
ACCRA:
Anti-money laundering conference opens
Tuesday, May 06 2008
A two-day conference, which aims at ensuring that legislations on anti-money laundering in West Africa are reviewed and tightened to match with international standards, opened in Accra.
NKORANZA :
JHS graduates advised
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Nkoranza District Deputy Coordinating Director, Madam Fati Saaka, has advised Junior High School students who just completed their basic education to eschew attitudes and practices that could affect them from furthering their education.
(GBETSELI) TMA:
Community receives health screening
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Some 800 people in the Gbetseli community in the Tema Metropolis have received free medical screening provided by the Progressive Free Health Services (PFHS), a United States-based private medical outreach.
(JUABEN) EJISU JUABEN:
Threat to boycott NHIS
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Authorities of hospitals, clinics and other health institutions in the Ejisu-Juaben District of Ashanti are threatening to put on hold, services it renders to national health insurance cards holders.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the management of Volta River Authority.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Assembly demands equal share of assets
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The newly created Nkoranza North District Assembly in the Brong-Ahafo Region have demanded equal share of assets belonging to the old Nkoranza District Assembly.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
3000 accidents settled
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Complainant and Settlement Unit of the National Insurance Commission (NIC), have for the past four years settled 3000 motor accident cases between victims and insurance companies.
(SUNYANI) NPP :
Let’s avoid complacency and work hard
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Professor Gyan-Baffour, has advised the New Patriotic Party’s National, Regional and Constituency Executives to avoid complacency and work hard to win landslide victory in the December election.
(PESSE) NEW JUABEN :
Minister speaks out
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Minister of State at the  Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr Sampson Kwaku Boafo, has attributed the numerous chieftaincy disputes in the country to lack of transparency in the selection of candidates to occupy stools.
   
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Farmers discuss problems
Tuesday, May 06 2008
A stakeholders meeting to discuss measures to address challenges facing farmers in the Asante-Akim South District has been held at Juaso.
(JUAPONG) NORTH TONGU:
Vehicle kills two women
Tuesday, May 06 2008
An Opel saloon car on Monday morning knocked down and killed two young women at Juapong on the Accra-Ho highway.
(AKOTOSHIE) AMA:
Akotoshie Basic School receives support
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Airport Branch of the Rotary Club of Ghana has donated literature materials worth 4,000 euros to the Akotoshie D/A Basic School in the Greater Accra Region.
HOHOE:
Expand NYEP scope
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Hohoe District Coordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), Mr Hayford Kugblenu has appealed to the government to expand the programme to take on more youth especially in the education and health sectors.
JIRAPA :
More teaching assistants needed
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Since the inception of the National Youth Employment Programme in the Jirapa District in 2006, the assembly has been able to implement only four modules including teaching assistants, health extension workers, waste and sanitation and environmental health module out of the eleven modules.
(SPRTS) LOCAL :
German sports firm to train Ghanaian administrators
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Two members of Kumasi-based sports firm, Authentic Sports Networx, are expected to embark on a two-week training programme in Germany later in the year with partners, Globe Sports Management.
(EFFIAKUMA) SAEMA :
New newspaper on the block
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Effiakuma Circuit of Methodist Church of Ghana has launched the Wesleyan Voice Newspaper at Dunwell Methodist Chapel at Effiakuma near Takoradi.
KUMASI :
A sexually transmitted disease taking alarming proportion
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has expressed concern about the increasing cases of Syphilis in most communities in the country especially among people between 40 and 50 years.
ACCRA :
Training on ISO underway.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
A five-day African Regional Corporative Agreement (AFRA) training course to provide basic knowledge as well as some practical exercise to understand and implement the requirements of the International Organization Standard (ISO) 17025 in modern Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) laboratories opened in Accra .
ACCRA :
Health minister promotes herbal medicine
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Major Courage Quashigah (rtd), Minister of Health, has called on the health sector in the West Africa sub-region to make herbal medicine an integral part of their curative effort.
(ANLO) KETA :
Anlo Senior High wins contest.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Anlo Senior High School from the Volta Region has retained the Ghana Constitution Game Competition when it won the competition organised as part of the Annual Constitution Week celebration.
NATIONAL :
Political parties sign communique.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
All the nine political parities contesting this year’s election have signed a 13-point communiqué to ensure that they would do anything untoward to derail the democratic process which Ghana has enjoyed over the years.
ACCRA :
President attends meeting on MDGs.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived in London on Monday to attend an international conference to discuss concrete ideas for drawing on the power of businesses to speed up progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
NKORANZA NORTH :
Assembly focuses girlchild education
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Madam Grace Obeng Donkor, Nkoranza North District Chief Executive, has said the Assembly would give high premium to the promotion of girl education to address the problem of teenage pregnancy in the area.
(ASUOYEBOA) KMA :
Call for a fast track on salary programme
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Reverend Mrs. Comfort Drusilla Adu, immediate past National Vice-President of the Civil Servants Association (CSA), has called on personnel working on the uniform salary structure to speed up the process to make the exercise a reality.
    
BAWKU:
Bawku under 22 hour curfew.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Bawku has been placed under 22 hour curfew from 9:00am to 7:00am, following fresh clashes between the Kusasi and the Mamprusi, the Interior Minister Kwamena Bartels announced.
NKORANZA :
Chief appeals to district assemblies.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Okatakyie Agyeman Kudom IV, Omanhene of Nkoranza Traditional Area, has petitioned the four district assemblies in the area to approve of his proposed levy on all adult citizens in support of the Anglican University College of Technology to be established at Nkoranza by September this year.
ACCRA :
Bomb scare at BHC.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
A bomb scare at the British High Commission in Ghana created panic and led to a temporary hold up of work for about 15 minutes.
EFFUTU :
Aboakyer to be improved.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Effutu Municipal Assembly is to come out with measures that would enhance the celebration of Aboakyer festival with the aim of making it more attractive to tourists to generate revenue for development. 
TEMA :
Directorate in fracas with students.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate is battling with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and past and current students of the Aggrey Road Junior High School over converting some of the school’s classrooms into temporal offices for the Directorate. 
(DZITA) KETA :
Text message cost a man his job.
Tuesday, May 06 2008
A mobile phone text message from a Teaching Assistant under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to a District Coordinator over outstanding allowances, has resulted in the termination of his appointment.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Eschew litigation, elder advises
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Abusuapanyin of the Bretuo community of Chinto in the Akuapem South District, Mr. Joseph Opare, has appealed
to parents and guardians not to spend their resources on chieftaincy and land disputes but invest in their children’s education.
NATIONAL:
Alternative lighting system for rural communities
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Ministry of Energy is implementing a programme that will provide up to 50 per cent grant financing to rural dwellers to purchase solar home systems and solar lanterns.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Community undertakes market extension works
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Transportation, Mr. Magnus Opare Asamoah, has cut the sod for the construction of extensional structure at the Nsawam market.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
New office complex for Atwima Mponua
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Atwima Mponua District Assembly is building an assembly hall complex, a 40-unit office block, 10 staff bungalows and a guest house at the cost of  GH¢1,200,000.
 
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Festival for development in the offing
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Effutu Municipal Assembly is to come out with measures that would enhance the celebration of Aboakyer festival with the aim of making it more attractive to tourists to generate revenue for development. 
BAWKU:
Relative calm at Bawku
Tuesday, May 06 2008
Bawku, where fighting erupted again on Sunday night in a long-running ethnic dispute between the Kusasis and Mamprusis, is calm after the intervention of security forces.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Assembly’s development agenda on course
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Krachi-West District Assembly recorded a whopping GH¢ 20,208 for the first quarter of this year as against an annual projected revenue mobilisation of GH¢ 60,498.
(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Wa East to see infratructural development
Tuesday, May 06 2008
The Wa East District Assembly will receive GH¢ 235,000.00 to execute development projects under the CIDA funded District Wide Assistance Programme (DWAP) this year.
CAPE COAST:
Over sixty drivers arrested for traffic offences
Tuesday, May 06 2008
More than 67 drivers were on Tuesday arrested for road traffic offences during an operation by the Cape Coast Motor Traffic and Transport unit (MTTU), the Drivers’ Vehicle and Licenses Division VELD and the Road Safety Commission.
WA:
Upper West Region celebrates silver jubilee
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Upper West Region celebrates 25 years of its creation from Friday, May 23 to Sunday, June 1, this year under the theme "Upper West at 25- Prospects, Challenges and Way Forward.”
(ACCRA) AMA:
Man refuses blood transfussion
Wednesday, May 07 2008
An auto air-condition repairer who refused blood transfusion for his two-year old son on religious grounds which led to his  death on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit.
(NTOMEM) KWAHU SOUTH:
Malaria cases reduce in Kwahu South
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Records indicate that malaria cases reported at the various hospitals and clinics in the Kwahu South District reduced by 11.5 percent last year as against 50 percent two years ago.
(KPONE) TMA:
Military sued
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Kpone Traditional Council (KTC) and Nii Joseph Kwaku Teye, Gbetsile Mantse has issued a writ of summons against the military for illegally occupying portions of the Kpone Stool lands near Michel Camp.
(KONGO) BOLGATANGA:
Instil discipline in children
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, has appealed to Christian women to instil discipline in their children so as to curb the growing indiscipline that is extending to every segment of the Ghanaian society.
(ASIWA) BOSOME FREHO :
DCE calls for Support for development
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho, one of the newly created districts in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Gabriel Yaw Amoah, has called for concerted action from all and sundry to facilitate the development of the district.
(NEW TAFO) EAST AKIM:
Hospital to get new theatre
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Osabarima Adusei Peasah, Chief of Tafo has cut the sod for the construction of a new theatre for the New Tafo Government Hospital.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Volunteers threaten to hit the street
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Volunteers under the National Youth Employment Programme(NYEP) have threatened to hit the street on Friday to register their dissatisfaction and present their petition to the president if their allowances are not paid.
ACCRA :
Book on disability rights law
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Chairman of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative International Advisory Commission, Mr. Sam Okudzeto, has said Ghana’s laws recognised and guaranteed the rights of the disabled yet the provisions offered them very little protection given the major disparity between them and the able.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Drivers demonstrate in Kumasi
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Drivers in Kumasi have demonstrated against what they termed unfair treatment meted on them by the police.
(TEMA) TMA :
Rail sleepers stolen
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The police in Tema have arrested a 26-year-old man, Abdul  Raman, for allegedly stealing two steel sleepers, valued at $100, belonging to the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL).
(NKORANZA NORTH) DFP :
DPP appoints Parliamentary Candidate
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) has appointed Nana Yaw Agyei Donyina as its candidate to contest the Nkoranza North parliamentary seat in the December elections.
(CAPE THREE POINTS) AHANTA WEST:
Biggest oil find in region
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Kosmos Energy says its oil field at West Cape Three Points is the largest discovery in deep water West Africa and potentially the largest single field discovery in the region.
BAWKU :
Ghanaians speak on Bawku crisis
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Some Ghanaians have called on government to take a more radical and long term approach in solving the Bawku crisis, as the situation is becoming more scary for them by the day.
NANUMBA NORTH :
More join NHIS
Wednesday, May 07 2008
As many as 10,059 people have joined the National Health Insurance Scheme in the Nanumba North District for the first quarter.
NATIONAL:
Ghana assembles light aircraft
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Ministry of Aviation is collaborating with a foreign aircraft manufacturing company, Wasp Incorporated, to manufacture and assemble light aircraft in the country for the local training of pilots.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Kakum saves face of tourism
Wednesday, May 07 2008
A total of 112,309 tourists visited the Kakum National Park last year, fetching the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust, GHCT, more than GH¢ 200,000.
ACCRA:
Bank to the rescue of NYEP
Wednesday, May 07 2008
Government is to sign a partnership agreement with the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) to manage the accounts of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Increased revenue for Krachi West
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Krachi West District Assembly performed creditably in revenue mobilization, posting GH¢ 20,208, as its internally generated fund out of an annual projection of GHc 66,498 at the end of the first quarter.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Assembly steps in to avert clash
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Krachi West District Assembly has constituted a five-member committee to investigate disturbances that led to the boycott of two health facilities sited at Chinderi in the district.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Police expands structures to enhance security
Wednesday, May 07 2008
The Ghana Police Service (GPS) is working around the clock to expand its facilities throughout the country to enable personnel provide adequate security to life and property.
TAMALE:
North records low enrolment in schools
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Northern Regional Director of Education, Mr John Kwesi Hobenu, has observed that the enrolment and retention of girls in schools in the region did not see any improvement this year.
HO:
CHRAJ records 21 cases in district
Thursday, May 08 2008
A total of 35 cases, majority of them bordering on human rights abuses, have been lodged with the Ho Municipal office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the first quarter of 2008.
SUNYANI:
Embrace e-Learning
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Head of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Department for Teacher Training Colleges, Mrs Cecilia Tutu-Danquah has urged teachers and students to participate in distance learning through ICT to update their knowledge.
WA:
Apply Procurement Law to School Feeding Programme
Thursday, May 08 2008
SEND Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has called on the government to take steps to ensure all institutional arrangements for the award of contracts in respect of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) are within the Procurement Law.
ACCRA :
Mills promises to refresh national spirit
Thursday, May 08 2008
Flag Bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof John Evans Atta Mills, said the task of the Party would be to improve the economy, refresh the national spirit and reunite the people of Ghana.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO:
GHS expresses worry over high child mortality
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Elias Sory, has expressed worry over the under five child mortality rate and therefore called on all stakeholders to step up activities to curb the situation.
(AGONA NSABA) NPP :
Committee set up to reconcile NPP
Thursday, May 08 2008
A five-member Committee has been formed to reconcile feuding factions at the Agona East Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) over last week’s parliamentary primaries.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Minister speaks on water situation
Thursday, May 08 2008
Minister of State for Water Resources Works and Housing, Mrs Cecilia Dapaah has stressed the need for water resources to be managed to secure adequate and reliable supply of it to support socio economic development.
ACCRA :
EC should not be under funded
Thursday, May 08 2008
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has asked the Government to provide the Electoral Commission (EC) with adequate funds that it required to conduct Election 2008 without let or hindrance.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Profile of John Dramani Mahama
Thursday, May 08 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, Running mate to Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Flag bearer of National Democratic Congress (NDC) was born 49 years ago.
ACCRA:
War on unlicensed private security companies
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Ministry of Interior has warned unlicensed private security organisations to obtain licence or risk being smoked out of business.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko defeat Berekum Arsenal 2-0
Thursday, May 08 2008
Two goals were all that league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko needed to clinch victory over Berekum Arsenal in their one-touch second round 17th week mid-week premier league match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Thursday, May 08 2008
The following is the water level readings in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the management of Volta River Authority .
(SPORTS) LOCAL :
Hearts supporters told to be up and doing
Thursday, May 08 2008
Mr Mathew Ossei-Poku, the out-going First Vice-Chairman in charge of the Northern Sector of the National Chapters Committee (NCC) of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, has cautioned supporters against being apathetic towards the Club’s activities.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST :
Steps to attract qualified personnel
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Wassa Amenfi East District Assembly has stepped up efforts in attracting qualified personnel to work in the district
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
Greenland Hotel, GCB reach accord
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Greenland Hotel at Agona Swedru is to re-open immediately following an agreement on settlement between the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) and the management of the hotel.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Clash over site for shrine
Thursday, May 08 2008
Tension is brewing-between the traditional authorities and members of Assemblies of God Church in Aflao over the siting of a shrine at the entrance to the church .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko clinch 2-0 victory
Thursday, May 08 2008
Two goals were all that league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko needed to clinch victory over Berekum Arsenal in their one-touch second round 17th week mid-week premier league match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics beat Kessben 2-1
Thursday, May 08 2008
Accra Great Olympics opened their account of the second round of the Onetouch Premier League on a positive note with a 2-1 victory over Kessben FC in their week 17 clash on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna beat Lions
Thursday, May 08 2008
Numerically disadvantaged Zaytuna United drilled a Heart of Lions team that were pre-match favourites and pushed a 1-0 bitter pill down their throat in their outstanding league game played at El-Wak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Renard to coach Zambia
Thursday, May 08 2008
The assistant coach of Ghana, Herve Renard, has been named as the new coach of Zambia.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars still Africa’s No. 1
Thursday, May 08 2008
Ghana maintains its position as Africa’s best football nation as the Black Stars for the fourth-month running remain at the top of the continent’s ranking table.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy loses job
Thursday, May 08 2008
Claude Le Roy will end his two-year spell with the Black Stars on May 30 following the Ghana Football Association’s decision to abrogate the Frenchman’s contract.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
GTTA ranks senior players
Thursday, May 08 2008
After a two-day knockout and an all play all national championship at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall, at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra, the Ghana Table Tennis Association has ranked its National Senior Players(Men and Women).
TAMALE :
Girls not attending classes.
Thursday, May 08 2008
Mr John Kwesi Hobenu, Northern Regional Director of Education, has observed that the enrolment and retention of girls in schools in the region did not see any improvement this year.
ACCRA:
President Kufuor suggests market system
Thursday, May 08 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has  called for fair and predictable market system to aid Africa’s green revolution.
ACCRA :
EC should never be under funded.
Thursday, May 08 2008
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has asked the Government to provide the Electoral Commission (EC) with adequate funds that it required to conduct Election 2008 without let or hindrance.
    
(MINISTRIES) HO :
Officials stand accused.
Thursday, May 08 2008
Officials of the Survey Department and the Lands Commission in the Volta Region have been accused of corruption by citizens of the region.
ACCRA :
Confab on lighting underway.
Thursday, May 08 2008
Rocky Canada, a Hong Kong global energy company, is to set up an energy manufacturing plant in Ghana to supply solar and wind power products.
ACCRA :
Stranded Ghanaians brought home.
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Ghanaians and other African nationals who were stranded in the Caribbean island of Barbados have finally returned home. They arrived at the Kotoka International Airport on a chartered plane Wednesday night May 7, 2008.
ACCRA :
School feeding audit begins.
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Ghana Audit Service (GAS) has begun a nationwide audit of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP).
SISSALA WEST :
Assembly holds ordinary session
Thursday, May 08 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Sissala West, Mr George Hikah Benson, has donated 30 motorcycles to the constituency executives to facilitate their campaign effort.
(ACCRA) AMA:
"Kayayei" to support waste management
Thursday, May 08 2008
Female head porters within the Accra metropolis would soon make additional income by collecting plastic waste for sale at the recycling companies.
(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU JUABENG:
Crusade against environmental degradation in churches
Thursday, May 08 2008
The chief of Essienimpong in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality,  Nana Kwaku Bio, has appealed to religious leaders to lead a crusade against the high rate of environmental degradation.
(ALAVANYO-KPEME) HOHOE:
Alavanyo-Kpekm goes high-tech
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Board Chairman of the Evangelical Presbyterian Trade Training Centre (EPTTC) at Alavanyo-Kpeme in the Hohoe District, Mr Seth Ablosu, has inaugurated a computer laboratory for the centre.
ACCRA:
’Talk time’ support for identification exercise
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Director-General of the National Communications Authority, Mr Bernard Adu Forson Jr, has presented mobile handsets, airtime and modems worth GH¢ 240,000 on behalf of the four mobile phone operators to the National Identification Authority (NIA).
HOHOE:
Uniliver assists small scale businesses
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Chairman of the Unilever Ghana Foundation for Education and Development (UFED), Mr Andrew E. Quayson, has said vibrant
small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) equipped with the requisite skills and competencies hold the key to accelerated 
socio-economic growth.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Turning point for businesses in Kumasi
Thursday, May 08 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has been asked to be sensitive to the concerns of business associations in the metropolis.
 
KPANDO:
Togbe Dagadu VII to be laid to rest
Thursday, May 08 2008
All is set for the burial and final funeral rites on Saturday of Togbe Dagadu VII, Paramount Chief of Akpini Traditional Area.
    
HOHOE :
Small scale businesses get assistance
Friday, May 09 2008
Chairman of the Unilever Ghana Foundation for Education and Development (UFED), Mr Andrew E. Quayson said vibrant small and medium sizes enterprises (SMEs) equipped with the requisite skills and competencies held the key to accelerated socio-economic growth.
(ASANTE AKIM NORTH) NPP :
Baah-Wiredu retained as NPP candidate
Friday, May 09 2008
Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has been re-elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Asante Akim North Constituency in Election 2008.
ACCRA:
Ghana and sister countries to fight poverty
Friday, May 09 2008
An alliance by Ghana, Nigeria, Togo and Benin to fight mass poverty through socio-economic development has opened in Accra with a call on participants to ensure peaceful co-existence and sharing of prosperity on the basis of a joint platform.
(KUMASI) NPP:
Ayisi Boateng denies going independent
Friday, May 09 2008
Mr George Ayisi Boateng, one of the contestants who lost in the Subin parliamentary primaries of the NPP, has denied rumours that he was planning to contest the seat as an independent candidate.
ACCRA:
Fake doctor exposed
Friday, May 09 2008
A 28-year-old man, Michael Quansah, has been arrested by officials of the Ghana Medical and Dental Council (GMDC) for allegedly holding himself out as a medical doctor and defrauding people of huge sums of money.
LAWRA :
NHIS is doing well
Friday, May 09 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme Manager at Lawra, Mr Obeng Kofi Adjei has expressed optimism about the success of the scheme saying a lot of people are now unveiling for registration.
ACCRA:
Prez frees pregnant girls
Friday, May 09 2008
The perennial cases of detention of pregnant women receiving antenatal care at government health care facilities would be a thing of the past as government rolls out a new initiative to provide expectant mothers free medical services.
(COURT) AMA:
Judge is lying- Police force.
Friday, May 09 2008
The Ghana Police Service has described comments made by an Accra High Court Judge infering that  it was to blame for the escape of a narcotics suspect as deceptive.
BAWKU :
Bawku becoming a ghost town.
Friday, May 09 2008
An uneasy calm is currently prevailing in Bawku after fresh fighting erupted in the town last Sunday.A visit to the town yesterday revealed that life was steadily bouncing back, as people could be seen going about their businesses amidst tight security.
BAWKU :
Bawku curfew reviewed.
Friday, May 09 2008
The Ministry of the Interior, on the request of the Upper East regional security council (REGSEC), has reviewed the curfew hours in Bawku from 7am to 9am to 3 pm to 7pm.
(OKYEREKO) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Rice mill for farmers.
Friday, May 09 2008
Stakeholders in the local rice industry have urged the government to establish a rice development fund to help grow the rice industry.That, they said, the government could do by setting aside a fraction of the tariffs charged on rice imports.
WA :
Suggest ways to improve School feeding.
Friday, May 09 2008
The Deputy Upper West regional co ordinating  director , Alhaji Isshaque Alhassan, has called on Ghanaians to condemn the way the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is being managed and offer alternative solutions to the problems facing it.
ACCRA :
Census to be a success.
Friday, May 09 2008
The Government  Statistician , Dr. Grace Bediako has expressed confidence that the country will have a successful census in 2010.
BAWKU :
Running mate appeals to kinsmen.
Friday, May 09 2008
The National  Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential running mate for election 2008, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, has made a passionate appeal to all the warring factions in the Bawku crisis to lay down  their arms and give peace a chance.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Heart of Lions duo for Leeds trials
Friday, May 09 2008
Heart of Lions duo Dominic Adiyah and Abraham Annan will leave on Thursday for trials at English League One side, Leeds United.
ASHAIMAN :
Spiritualist arrested.
Friday, May 09 2008
A 40-year-old spiritualist is in police grips for allegedly aiding in robbing the Church of Pentecost at Ashaiman of GH¢2,093 being its offertory.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA to name new coach soon
Friday, May 09 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will head-hunt for the new coach of the Black Stars instead of advertising the post.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
May 9 victims remembered
Friday, May 09 2008
The football family have fallen silent to mark the 7th anniversary of the May 9 disaster.
NATIONAL :
May 9 victims remembered
Friday, May 09 2008
The football family have fallen silent to mark the 7th anniversary of the May 9 disaster.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Desailly quiet on Black Stars job
Friday, May 09 2008
World Cup winner Marcel Desailly has refused to comment following speculation linking him with the soon-to-be-vacant Black Stars coaching job.
AMA:
Government must focus on the motorway.
Friday, May 09 2008
A child’s advocate and a management consultant, Dr. Yaw Ampem
Owusu has called on the government to take a critical look at the Accra
-Tema motorway by providing the necessary safety requirements to help reduce accidents that has become a daily norm on the road.
(NKWABENG) NKORANZA :
Husbands warned.
Friday, May 09 2008
Inspector Samuel Amfoh of Nkoranza Police Station has warned men who subject their wives to inhumane treatment such as beating and unnecessary harassment to stop or prepare to face the full rigours of the law.
    
(KNUST) KMA:
800,000 books for university.
Friday, May 09 2008
The British Council, donated over 800,000 assorted books worth GH¢50,000 to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Library in Kumasi.
WENCHI :
MCE inducted.
Friday, May 09 2008
The Right Reverend Charles Kwasi Konadu, Methodist Bishop of Wenchi diocese has urged family members and communities whose personalities gain positions in government to avoid burdening them with financial demands and other social problems as that could tempt them to indulge in bribery and other nation-wrecking activities.
KRACHI WEST :
Assembly supports police force
Friday, May 09 2008
The Krachi West District Assembly has presented a set of air-conditioners valued at GH¢400 to the Krachi Divisional Police Command.
    
WA :
530 schools to be added .
Friday, May 09 2008
The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is to take on board 530 new schools throughout the country this academic year, Mr. Angaamwine Salifu Siita Upper West Regional Coordinator of the GSFP has announced.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Assembly confirms nominee
Friday, May 09 2008
Members of the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly voted massively to confirm Mr. Emmanuel Boansi Darkwa, the president’s nominee as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) at an emergency meeting of the assembly at Nkawkaw.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I did my best - LeRoy
Friday, May 09 2008
Claude LeRoy says he is departing as Ghana coach knowing he gave his all during the two years in charge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Eto’o sets La Liga record
Friday, May 09 2008
It hasn’t been the best of seasons for Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Health Insurance Scheme makes progress
Friday, May 09 2008
The West Akyem Mutual Health Insurance Scheme is making progress and impacting positively on the lives of the people, the Municipal Chief Executive of the area, Mr Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye has observed.
BAWKU:
Bawku conflict; Naba’s position stated
Friday, May 09 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Bawku Traditional Area, Naba Asigri Abugrago Azoka II and his Elders, have appealed to  government to state its official position on the Bawku conflict in order to find a lasting solution to the crisis in the area.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Rural Enterprise Project trains artisans
Friday, May 09 2008
The Rural Enterprise Project (REP) is to assist 1,200 trained artisans with GH¢ 200,000 nationwide this year.
(AKIM ODA) BIRI CENTRAL:
Police get tough with cyclists
Friday, May 09 2008
The Akim Oda Police Command would be ruthless to recalcitrant riders of motorbike and bicycle without lights at night in the municipal capital, Oda.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Thieves hampering electrification project
Friday, May 09 2008
A project to connect 31 communities in the West Akim Municipality to the National Electricity Grid is under threat from thieves.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
New tariff and medicine list introduced
Friday, May 09 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Ras Boateng, on Friday said the Authority has introduced a new tariff and medicines list since last month.
    
ACCRA:
Government to the aid of women
Friday, May 09 2008
The Ministry for Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC)
in collaboration with banks has disbursed a total amount of GH¢ 120,000 to women nationwide to help them to establish small-scale businesses.
(KNUST) KMA:
German Academy to support KNUST
Friday, May 09 2008
The Heidelberg Print Media Academy (PMA) in Germany is to support the Publishing Studies Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to develop its course structure and equipment to enhance the human resource development of the country.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Korea "marries" Ghanaian mothers
Friday, May 09 2008
The Korean government and the Ministry of Health on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the take-off of the “Support for Mother and Child Health Care” in the Eastern Region.
HO:
Marked improvement in security - Dzamesi
Friday, May 09 2008
The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Dzamesi, has said the general security situation in the Volta Region has improved remarkably.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Desailly rules out Ghana position
Saturday, May 10 2008
World Cup winner Marcel Desailly has ruled himself out of contention to succeed Claude Le Roy as Ghana coach.
ACCRA :
Pharmacists to exert their power
Saturday, May 10 2008
A Campaign christened; “Ask the Pharmacist” which aims at repositioning pharmacists and their services and also give them a new image has been launched in Accra.
ACCRA :
Nurses reposition themselves
Saturday, May 10 2008
The Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) has adopted a five-year strategic plan aimed at repositioning nursing and midwifery practices  to promote standards of professional conduct and efficiency.
(ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Cocoa thieves remanded
Saturday, May 10 2008
A district magistrate court at Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, has remanded two persons from Asikuma for stealing cocoa beans belonging to Trans Royal Olam Cocoa Purchasing Company in the town.
(NYAMEKYE) AMA :
Residents cry to Water Company
Saturday, May 10 2008
The Chairman of Ablekuma North Sub-Metro Council, Mr. Foster Gyimah-Danso, in Accra has called on the Ghana Water Company to, as a matter of urgency ensure regular water supply to Nyamekye, a suburb in Accra and its environs.
(COALTAR) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Electricity for all
Saturday, May 10 2008
The Member of Parliament for Ayensuoano Constituency in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District ,  Mr. Godfred Otchere, has assured the people that the ongoing electricity project in the area would cover every community to save them the cost of buying kerosene.
NATIONAL:
Free care for pregnant mothers
Saturday, May 10 2008
Pregnant women who attend public hospitals nationwide will receive free medical care, President J.A. Kufuor has announced.
TAMALE :
Region has 52 percent untrained teachers
Saturday, May 10 2008
A Northern Region education sector annual review conference has shown that teacher training and deployment is still a problem in the area as 52 per cent of the teachers are untrained as against 48 per cent trained teachers.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Stanbic bank to launch new products
Saturday, May 10 2008
Stanbic Bank would soon introduce two new products for small scale entrepreneurs, market women and artisans nationwide.
BAWKU:
Food prices shoot up
Saturday, May 10 2008
Prices of most food items in the Bawku municipality have shot up as a result of the ethnic violence which erupted last Sunday, leading to the imposition of a-22 hour curfew.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA to prosecute culprits
Saturday, May 10 2008
The Executive Implementation Committee (EIC) of the Accra Plastic Waste Management Project (APWMP), together with its collaborators, has launched the 2nd phase of plastic waste collection in the Greater Accra metropolis.
ACCRA :
The new centre of attraction.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Mrs Oboshie Sai- Cofie, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, has said that the tourism industry has in recent times captured centre stage in the Ghanaian economy.

ACCRA :
GTB accesses CAN 2008.
Sunday, May 11 2008

The Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has concluded a survey which sought to monitor spending and hotel reservations during the Ghana 2008 soccer event and assess the impact of the tournament on the hospitality sector and its contribution to the national economy.

(KAKUMDO) CAPE COAST :
Druggist to combat malaria
Sunday, May 11 2008

The Malaria Control Programme of the Ministry of Health (MOH) would soon train drug store attendants and other chemists to prescribe malaria drugs at areas where clinics and health centres are not within reach.
    

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Press Corps appeal to judiciary.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Mr Andrew Edwin Arthur, Dean of Parliamentary Press Corps has appealed to the Judiciary to be consistent on adjudication of land issues to ensure effective implementation of the Land Administration Project  (LAP).

(PRA) STMA :
40 million dollars for River Pra
Sunday, May 11 2008

Ministry of Fisheries is to contract a 40- million dollar loan from Chinese Government to begin a 2,000 hectare fish farming project on River Pra at Shama in the Western Region.

ACCRA :
Debate on election day continues.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Senior Apostle Anthony Ahenkan, General Overseer of Emmanuel Salvation Church International has advised Christians to endeavour to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary Election.
   

WA :
TEIN congratulates Mahama.
Sunday, May 11 2008

The Upper West Tertiary Education Institutional Network (TEIN) Co-coordinating Council of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appealed to students to educate the electorate on unfolding events to enable them to make the right choices in December elections.

OBUASI :
FAO must stay.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Mr John Kwadwo Brimpong, the 2005 Obuasi Municipal Best Farmer has said the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) should not be scrapped as being suggested.

ACCRA :
New formula for American student visas
Sunday, May 11 2008

The US Embassy in Accra says applicants for United States of America Student Visas no longer require an appointment.

(BIMBILLA) NANUMBA :
Ten people arrested.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Ten people have been arrested by the Bimbilla police in the Nanumba district for alleged child trafficking.

(TATALE) ZABZUGU TATALE:
EC urged to engage ISD
Monday, May 12 2008
The Presiding Member of Zabzugu/Tatale District Assembly, Mr. Edward Attah Abebe Dawuni has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to involve the Information Services Department in the public education on opening of the voters register before the December elections.
BAWKU :
WASSCE went well despite conflict.
Sunday, May 11 2008

No candidate has been absent in the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), in spite of the current conflict there, authorities of the Bawku Senior High School have disclosed.

(NYAMEKYE) AMA :
People cry out to GWCL.
Sunday, May 11 2008

Mr. Foster Gyimah-Danso, Chairman of Ablekuma North Sub-Metro Council in Accra has called on the Ghana Water Company to, as a matter of urgency ensure regular water supply to Nyamekye, a suburb in Accra and its environs.

CAPE COAST:
Over 27,000 children not in kindergarten
Monday, May 12 2008
More than 27,024 children, aged between 4-5 years, expected to be in kindergarten are not in school, posing a major challenge to the Central Regional Education Directorate.
    
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Physically challenged supported
Monday, May 12 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has presented cash totalling 11,924 Ghana Cedis to 34 physically challenged individuals from its share of the District Assembly Common Fund at Sekondi.
 
KPANDO:
Chief laid to rest after 2 years
Monday, May 12 2008
Rites for the interment of the late Togbe Dagadu VII, Akpinifia and president of the Akpini Traditional Council has been observed at Kpando in the Volta Region.
(NEW LONGORO) WENCHI:
Free confined widows- Chiefs
Monday, May 12 2008
A delegation of three prominent chiefs in Brong-Ahafo Region have paid a courtesy call on the Mo Traditional Council at New Longoro near Wenchi to appeal for freedom for three widows who have been confined indoors for the past nine years following the death of their husband.
LAMBUSSIE-KARNI :
Chiefs to assist in revenue generation
Monday, May 12 2008
A Member of Parliament for Lambussie, Mr. John Duoghr Baloroo, has appealed to chiefs in the newly created Lambussie-Karni District to assist the assembly in efforts for revenue mobilization to undertake more development projects.
KINTAMPO SOUTH:
MMDA’s cautioned
Monday, May 12 2008
The Chairman of the Governing Council of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Reverend Professor S.K. Adjepong, has cautioned Municipal and District assemblies against interfering in the activities of oversight committees of the council since they do not belong to any political party.
(VE-DEME) CPP:
Do not measure development only in Fourth Republic
Monday, May 12 2008
Presidential candidate for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, said it would be uneven for any politician to measure the development of the country only under the 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution.
SUNYANI :
Assault cases top in police records
Monday, May 12 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of Domestic Violence, Victims and Support Unit of Ghana Police recorded 406 domestic cases last year.
HO :
Mothers must ensure peaceful elections
Monday, May 12 2008
Head pastor of  Jubilee Christian Centre, Reverend James Noble Tulasi, has called on mothers in the country to use their positive influences to ensure peaceful elections in the 2008 Elections.
(ABETIFI) NPP:
NPP elects parliamentary candidate for Abetifi
Monday, May 12 2008
Mr Wiafe Peprah has been elected to contest the Abetifi constituency parliamentary seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at a delegate conference at Bokuruwa.
(OKADJAKROM) JASIKAN:
Chiefs urged to be neutral
Monday, May 12 2008
Chief of Okadjakrom in the Jasikan District of the Volta Region, Osabarima Antwi Agyei V, has advised traditional rulers to be neutral in the events leading to the Election 2008 to preserve the country’s peace, unity and stability.
(AKROFUOM) NPP:
NPP MP re-elected to contest Akrofuom seat
Monday, May 12 2008
Incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Akrofuom,  Mr Kwadwo Appiah-Pinkrah, has again been given the nod to contest this year’s parliamentary elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at its primaries held at Akrofuom in the Adansi South District.
(DODOWA) DANGBE WEST :
GJA outdoors survey on fee fixing
Monday, May 12 2008
A survey which aims at establishing a level of involvement of business operatives in fee fixing processes of the district assemblies has been outdoored by the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region.
(WINNEBA) CPP :
Bortsie files nomination to contest on CPP ticket
Monday, May 12 2008
 A 28-year-old National Service personnel, Mr. Henry Kweku Bortsie, has filed his nomination to contest as the CPP parliamentary candidate for the Effutu Constituency in the December election.
(PRAMPRAM) NPP:
Wives of former NPP flagbearer aspirants tour District
Monday, May 12 2008
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of the New Patriotic Party Flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday called on party executives at the constituency level to galvanize all youth who have attained the voting age to register to enable them to vote for the party in the 2008 general elections.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Effutu libraries to be refurbished
Monday, May 12 2008
A Winneba philanthropist based in the United Kingdom, Mr. Kow Taylor has made a cash donation of GH¢ 1,200.00 to refurbish the libraries of eleven senior and junior high schools in the Effutu municipality.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Ban on drumming starts today
Monday, May 12 2008
The ban on drumming and noise making in the Ga State ahead of the Homowo festival this year takes effect from today, May 12.
(TWIFO-PRASO) THLD:
Twifo teachers in business
Monday, May 12 2008
The Management of Twifo Heman-Lower Denkyira Teachers Credit Union have constructed a GH¢ 42,610 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) filing station to expand its capital and revenue base.
KPANDO:
’Upgrade Kpando Health Centre to Polyclinic’
Monday, May 12 2008
The Kpando District Director of Health Service, Dr Komla Ofosu, has appealed to the government to upgrade the District Health Centre to the status of polyclinic.
SHAMA:
Forty million dollars for fish farmers
Monday, May 12 2008
The Ministry of Fisheries is to contract a 40- million dollar loan from the Chinese Government to begin a 2,000 hectare fish farming project on River Pra at Shama in the Western Region.
(SOCCER) KUMASI:
Pensive Kotoko in thrilling win
Monday, May 12 2008
Two goals from new sensation Eric Bokeo and two others from team mates, Samuel Incoom and Kwabena Yaro helps Kumasi Asante Kotoko to survive a scare of an early exit from the lucrative CAF Confederations Cup.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Waste contractors to demonstrate
Tuesday, May 13 2008
Private waste management contractors have threatened to embark on a demonstration to demand the payment of the GH¢12.5 million owed them by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Banks position themselves for oil find
Tuesday, May 13 2008
A top banker has observed that most banks in the country are positioning themselves to meet the demands of companies that will emerge as a result of the oil find at Cape Three Points in the Western Region.
(TETEGU) WEIJA :
Seven arrested for 419 activities
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has smashed a group engaged in activities popularly referred to as 419 and suspected to have duped some businessmen of large amounts of monies.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Canoe fishermen call for ban on trawling
Tuesday, May 13 2008
Canoe fishermen in the Central Region have called for an immediate ban on single and pair trawling with immediate effect.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian doctors in UK to offer free services
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Ghana Doctors and Dentists Association in the United Kingdom (GDDA-UK) has acquired a variety of medical equipment worth about £50,000 for the implementation of a programme of providing free specialist medical services for the public in Ghana.
(MANHYIA) KMA
Otumfuo bans academic titles
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has banned the use of academic titles by chiefs in his domain.
(LABADI) AMA:
Hotel takes local tourism to another level
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Labadi Beach Hotel is set to take Ghana’s local tourism industry to another level with the introduction of new packages to satisfy the public.
NADOWLI :
Over 400 employed under NYEP
Tuesday, May 13 2008
About 400  unemployed youth have so far been engaged under the National Youth Employment Programme since its inception in the Nadowli District in the Upper West Region.
SUNYANI :
Chiefs kick against telecom project
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Sunyani Traditional Council has protested against the decision of Ghana Telecom to pull down an old office complex built in 1927 and replace it with a one-storey building.
(GBAWE) GA WEST:
Elders deny Kwatei family position
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The elders of Anyaa, a fast developing suburb of Accra, have denied claims by the elders of the Gbawe Kwatei family of Gbawe that they have secured a Supreme Court judgement ruling that Anyaa lands belong to Gbawe.
TAMALE :
2,800 Girls to be trained.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), a Tamale based non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to offering care and support to needy persons and communities, has presented cheques totaling GH¢l2,000 to two vocational training centres in the Savelugu/Nanton and the West Mamprusi districts for girls training.
(WIAGA) BUILSA:
9000 people trained to be self sufficient
Tuesday, May 13 2008
As part of moves to make Builsa the industrial hub of the Upper East region, the district has trained about 9000 people under the Rural Enterprise Project.
(ASSAKAE) STMA :
Assembly supports teachers.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) Teachers
Support Scheme (STESS), a scheme that’ is committed to raising the social status of teachers to become economically viable, has acquired 250 plots of land at Assakae and another 150 plots at Anoe, both in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis for its members.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Driver arrested.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
 The  Western Regional Police  Mobile Force in Takoradi has  arrested a 34-year-old driver, Wisdom   Zilevu,   popularly  known as Atsu, for possessing a sellotaped parcel in a black  polythene bag, suspected to be  a narcotic drug.
BOLGATANGA :
Bolga sanitation being improved.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
ZOOMLION Ghana Limited, a private waste management company, under its "Assembly Vehicle Plant Project," has provided the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, a sanitation truck.
 
(DUNKWA ON OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA :
GT interacts with customers.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The customer care Manager of Ghana Telecom (GT) in charge of the Central Region, Mr Joseph Frimpong, has stated that the company’s vision of  "linking people everywhere" is  on course.
CAPE COAST :
Ghanas’ president not happy.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday expressed concern that despite the attention being given to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), little attention has been given to the training of technical and vocational teachers, and the provision of the requisite equipment.
TAMALE :
MCE denies allegations.
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) Mohammed Amin Anta has denied reports that the Security Council of the MCE would arrest chiefs for disturbances in their areas.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Assembly probes students’ dismissal
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Sekyere Central District Assembly has mandated its Social Service Sub-Committee to investigate the circumstances leading to the suspension of 11 students of the Nsutaman Senior High School this year.
(ASSIN NSUAEM) ASSIN SOUTH:
District assemblies not there yet - Essuman
Tuesday, May 13 2008
A Member of the Council of State, Mr Ato Essuman has urged the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to help build the capacities of the District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies to enable them to accelerate the decentralization policy.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
GJA worried about quack journalists
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Northern Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists’ Association has expressed concern about the establishment
of an unaccredited journalism-training institute in the Tamale Metropolis.
NKORANZA :
Health delivery to deprived communities
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Nkoranza North District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has designed a number of programmes aimed at providing quality health delivery to enhance the health of the people.
(ASSIN MANSO) ASSIN SOUTH:
Three-storey block for Assin Manso SHS
Tuesday, May 13 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih, has performed a ground breaking ceremony to commence work on a three-story block for Assin Manso Senior High School.
NATIONAL :
CPP, PNC in alliance
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Reports reaching Ghanadistricts indicate that the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and the People’s National Convention (PNC) have agreed to go into alliance.
NADOWLI :
Zoomlion fumigates assembly block
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Environmental Health Office of the Nadowli District in collaboration with Zoomlion has carried out a fumigation excercise in some important places and institutions in the district.
HO:
Extra classes money is taxable- IRS
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Income earned by teachers in both private and public schools from extra classes are liable to taxation, Mr William Charles Sefah-Agyebeng, Assistant Commissioner (Training) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has said.
(KWABRE WEST) NPP :
Owusu-Ansah re-elected parliamentary candidate
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister and the Member of Parliament for Kwabre West, Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, was on Tuesday re-elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for the December General Election.
(TWIFO PRASO) THLD :
Twifo Praso get model SHS
Wednesday, May 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated the Twifo Praso Model Senior High School (SHS) built at a cost of 2.2 million Ghana cedis.
(ACCRA) CPP :
I would support local industries-Nduom
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, said a CPP government would support local industries to create jobs instead of importing goods.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Okulley Nortey looses primaries
Wednesday, May 14 2008
An Assembly Member, Mr. Robert Sarbah, has been elected in a round-off of the primaries to contest for the Ablekuma Central Constituency seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
ACCRA :
More revenue needed for waste.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Minister for Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah Boateng has called on all metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to be more vigilant in collecting revenue generated from community and domestic waste in their districts.
DWENEWOHO :
EC urged to divide Bono-Manso electoral area
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Unit Committee Chairman of Dwenewoho in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mr Issaku Amidu,  has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to divide Bono-Manso electoral area into two for effective management of the communities.  
(ACCRA) NDC :
NDC organizer leaves for Toronto
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) left Accra for Toronto, Canada and the USA for 10 days tour during which he would inaugurate NDC branches there.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Pupils to engage in story writing
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Fanteakwa District Directorate of Education will from this term, introduce a weekly story writing programme in the basic schools to enable the pupils improve on their communication skills.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI :
Security Council appeal to Paramount Chief
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC), led by the Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari has appealed to the Nayiri Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai, Paramount Chief of Mampurugu, to intervene in the Bawku conflict and to ensure that the current prevailing peace was maintained.
AGONA :
GH¢1.2 million supplementary budget approved
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Agona District Assembly has approved a GH¢1,176,463 supplementary budget to further finance development projects/programmes this year.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA:
Demolition exercise.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The area of the Achimota Golf Course, in Accra, early yesterday morning, was the scene of wailing and lamentation as a number of unauthorised buildings, some nearing completion, were pulled down on court orders.
ACCRA :
President Kufuor worried about teachers
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has stated that it is unethical for teachers to immediately leave the profession after they have been sponsored by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to upgrade themselves.
TAMALE :
Teachers in trouble.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Two teachers who used the payslip of their indisposed colleague to successfully secure a loan at a bank at Bole in the Northern Region have been arrested by the police.
KMA :
17 year old saved by minister.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
It was quite an emotional scene when a 17-year-old female prisoner of Kumasi Central Prisons yesterday narrated how she was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for allegedly stealing GH¢30.00.
(BEKWAI) AMANSIE EAST :
More trouble brewing.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Bekwai in the Amansie East Constituency of the Ashanti Region has been boiling over since morning as a section of New Patriotic Party youths went on the rampage, pelting the police with stones after they were refused permission to demonstrate.
(ASIKASU) SUNYANI :
Assembly constructs 50 boreholes
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Sunyani Municipal Assembly has since 2004 constructed 50 boreholes estimated at 35,000 Ghana cedis in deprived communities in the area.
ACCRA :
Commission facilitates Free medical screening
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The charity organisation, Médecins du Monde and Afrikids, is offering free health care services to members of the Ghanaian community in the UK, the Ghana High Commission has announced.
(PARLIAMENT ) AMA :
Fish lands former headmistress in trouble
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Auditor-General has found out that Mfansteman Girls Senior High School bought fresh tuna at 288.3 million old cedis between January 2002 and November 2003 at the unit cost of between eight million and 10 million old cedis per ton while the market price was estimated at five million old cedis.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
District tops all.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Amansie West district has come tops, as the leading cocoa production area, in the Ashanti Region.

ACCRA :
Youth must invest more.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Chairman of the Council of State, has called on parents to inculcate the practice of investment in their wards to enable them have a better livelihood in the future.
TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Rainstorm hits town.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
A severe rainstorm on Monday night hit Tali, a community in the Tolon/Kumbungu District and its surrounding areas causing extensive damage to school buildings and private property running into thousands of Ghana cedis.
EFFUTU :
Supplementary budget approved.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The Effutu Municipal Assembly on Wednesday, approved its District Assembly Common fund (DACF) supplementary budget of GH¢1,136,497.95 for this year.
(BEKWAI) BEKWAI ASANTE:
Chief condemns police action
Thursday, May 15 2008
Paramount Chief of Bekwai Traditional Area, Nana Karikari Appau, has appealed to the Police administration to conduct thorough investigations into the circumstances that led to the indiscriminate firing of tear gas by some police personnel at Bekwai on Wednesday that resulted in injury to several people.
FEATURE :
Fall of the big and mighty
Thursday, May 15 2008
The understanding of many Ghanaians about the role and core functions of parliamentarians in the country varies, but it is particularly skewed towards ensuring development of their various constituencies.
WENCHI :
Radio networks meet
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Ghana Community Radio Network, an Umbrella organization that seeks to bring together all community radio stations in the country, has held its seventh annual general meeting at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region.
(ACCRA) CPP :
I have the track record - Nduom
Thursday, May 15 2008
Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on the electorate to judge his political talks based on his track record as a "dependable employer".
(ZUARUNGU) BOLGATANGA :
PTA renovates hostels
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the Zuarungu Senior High School in the Bolgatanga Municipality have renovated the girls and boys hostels in the school at a total cost of 2,000 Ghana Cedis.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Police arrest imposter
Thursday, May 15 2008
Police at Dormaa Ahenkro have arrested a suspected imposter, Yaw Yeboah, who attempted to secure employment as a chief security officer with a fake “A” level certificate.
NATIONAL:
Government to review effect of increases of oil and food
Thursday, May 15 2008
Government said it would soon announce measures aimed at reducing the effects of global fuel and food crisis.
WA:
Cotton farmers call for subsidy on inputs
Thursday, May 15 2008
Cotton Growers Association, made up of members from the Northern, Upper East and West Regions, have appealed to government to subsidise farming inputs to retain them in the cultivation of the crop to save the industry from collapse.
(KUMASI) NPP :
NPP MP loses at primaries
Thursday, May 15 2008
Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Mampong Constituency in the Ashanti region, Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie, has lost the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary primaries to Mr Francis Addai Nimo, an engineer at the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA).
(HO) NPP :
Akufo Addo pledges to build university in VR
Thursday, May 15 2008
The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo Addo, said his government would build a state university in the Volta Region.
(ASHANTI) CPP :
Secretary calls for expulsion of Blay
Thursday, May 15 2008
Ashanti Regional Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Akwasi Bosompem Boateng has called on the leadership of the party to immediately sack Mr Fredie Blay, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembele, from the party for breaching its constitution.
(OSU) AMA :
Principals say ....
Thursday, May 15 2008
Principals of the country’s 38 Teachers Training Colleges have commended the Government for its landmark policy interventions to improve the quality of education.
(SEFWI ASAWIASNO) NDC :
We will remain focused – Mills
Thursday, May 15 2008
Flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, said that the NDC would remain focused and would not be distracted from its goals to make Ghana better.
ACCRA :
Woman denied health treatment
Thursday, May 15 2008
A young Ghanaian woman resident in the United Kingdom (UK) who has fallen into coma is being denied medical treatment at a hospital in London because of her illegal immigration status.
TMA :
Man falls to his death
Thursday, May 15 2008
A Building and civil engineer died instantly when he fell from a 30-foot storey building and had his head crushed in Tema yesterday morning.
(ABURASO) KMA:
Youth appeal to Asantehene
Thursday, May 15 2008
Members of the Atwima Aburaso Youth Association, near Kumasi, have made a passionate appeal to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to assist in getting a substantive chief for the town.
(ACCRA) NDC :
NDC responds to NPP media conference
Thursday, May 15 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday said the NPP failed to answer questions its Leader and Flag bearer, Professor John Evans Atta Mills together with his running mate, Mr John Dramani Mahama had raised in their campaign launch in Accra recently.
YENDI:
Water crisis to be solved
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Yendi Municipality will soon have their acute water shortage solved.
TECHIMAN:
Techiman warns Bawku
Thursday, May 15 2008
Dabrehene of the Techiman traditional area, Oheneba Nana Yaw Frimpong Abubakar Sadick, has warned Kusasis and Mamprusis resident in the town, not to extend the Bawku conflict to the municipality.
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Cattle thieves vanish from cells
Thursday, May 15 2008
The alleged negligence of two police officers has led to the disappearance of two Fulani cattle thieves from police custody at Walewale in the  West Mamprusi district of  the Northern region.
BOLE :
Two teachers held for impersonation
Thursday, May 15 2008
TWO teachers who used the payslip of their indisposed colleague to successfully secure a loan at a bank at Bole in the Northern Region have been arrested by the police.
(DANSOMAN) AMA:
Murderer of pensioner arrested.
Thursday, May 15 2008
A 24-year-old unemployed man who allegedly murdered a 72-year-old pensioner has been arrested by the Dansoman Police.
ACCRA :
Delegation is back
Thursday, May 15 2008
A delegation of the Ghanaian-German Economic Association (GGEA) has completed a week-long visit to North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany during which members had business-to-business contacts with German companies.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, May 15 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, May 15.
 
(BREMAN KOKOSO) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Cases on the decline
Thursday, May 15 2008
Tuberculosis cases in the Central Region is reducing drastically following intensive education by health workers and Community Based Health Volunteers, the Regional Tuberculosis Coordinator on Thursday observed.  
OFFINSO :
Elevate Offinso to municipal status.
Thursday, May 15 2008
Dr. Owusu Achaw Duah, Member of Parliament for Offinso South, has appealed to citizens of Offinso, especially those living in the Diaspora, to take advantage of the elevation of Offinso to a municipal status and invest in the area.
CAPE COAST :
Credit Unions form association
Thursday, May 15 2008
Credit Unions in Central Region have formed an association called Managers of Credit Union Society to share ideas on success stories and challenges facing them.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Set up transport committees
Thursday, May 15 2008
Mr Francis Okine, the Chairman of the Agricultural Sub-Committee of the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly, has called on District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies to set up committees to determine transport fares whenever prices of petroleum products were reviewed.
NATIONAL :
Ghana ranked ninth.
Thursday, May 15 2008
Ghana continues to attract the attention of international monitoring groups for the progressive contributions she is making to the general well-being of her people, an official statement from the Office of the President said in Accra on Thursday.
(DANSOMAN) AMA:
Minister encourages drivers.
Thursday, May 15 2008
Ms Theresa Amaley Tagoe, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, on Thursday told drivers not to undermine their profession but rather improve on their knowledge to enable them to offer good services to commuters.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Government policies to the door-steps
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Eastern Regional Directorate of the Information Services Department (ISD) is to embark on a two-week campaign to educate people about government policies and programmes.
     
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Assemblies, chiefs urged to create land banks
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Anthony Evans Amoah has advised district assemblies, communities and families to establish land banks to prevent indiscriminate sale of land.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA:
GT donates to Takoradi Polytechnic
Thursday, May 15 2008
Ghana Telecom (GT) has donated 35 electricity poles to the Takoradi Polytechnic towards the provision of street lights on the school campus.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Busunya pursues development projects
Thursday, May 15 2008
Residents of Busunya, in the Nkoranza North District have mobilized GH¢ 10,000 to support ‘self help’ development projects in the area.
(OBUASI) OMA:
’Teachers can do it’
Thursday, May 15 2008
Parents, district assemblies and other stakeholders in education have been asked to collaborate efforts to motivate teachers to enable them give of their best to help bridge the gap between urban and rural schools.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Policy for girls’ welfare at hand
Thursday, May 15 2008
As part of its mandate to protect women and children, the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs has come out with a new policy known as the National Gender and Children’s Policy to champion this cause.
(KUMASI) KMA:
’Otumfuo’s day with Kabaka of Bungada’
Thursday, May 15 2008
The Kabaka of Bungada, Uganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, will pay a five-day royal visit to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene at the Manhyia Palace from May 17-21, a statement from Manhyia Palace, Kumasi on Thursday said.
AMANSIE CENTRAL:
Amansie Central confirms new DCE
Thursday, May 15 2008
A 48-year-old teacher, Mr. Edward Kwame Annin, has been confirmed as the District Chief Executive for the Amansie Central District.
OBUASI:
Anglogold Ashanti pays its dues
Thursday, May 15 2008
Anglogold Ashanti Mining Company has presented a cheque for GH¢ 589, 767 to the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Forestry as its final dividend for the year 2007.
(KUMASI) KMA:
No more delays in contract execution
Friday, May 16 2008
The government has warned that it would no longer tolerate the continued lack of performance by contractors, especially those in the road construction sector.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP condemns Freddie Blay
Friday, May 16 2008
General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has condemned Mr Freddie Blay, First Deputy Speaker, for openly declaring support for an opposing flag bearer.
(KYEKYEBIASE) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Child labour is llegal
Friday, May 16 2008
Juaso District Manager of the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease Control Unit (CSSVD), of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Mr Osei Wiafe-Akenten, has warned cocoa farmers not to engage the services of children in  their farms.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Wildlife Clubs of Ghana is 21 years
Friday, May 16 2008
Founder of the Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS), Professor Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu, has urged various wildlife clubs in the country to translate their interest and knowledge in nature conservation into action to save the Ghanaian environment.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Mashie landing site project to commence soon
Friday, May 16 2008
The proposed Landing Site Option Project at Ga Mashie is expected to commence in July this year.
TAMALE:
NGO assists basic schools
Friday, May 16 2008
Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED), a non-governmental organisation (NGO,) operating in Tamale, has assisted 82 basic schools in 15 districts in the Northern Region with a total amount of GH¢ 98400 towards increase female enrolment.
(SENYA BERAKU) AGONA SWEDRU:
Ghana telecom donates to schools
Friday, May 16 2008
Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited (GT) has donated education materials worth GH¢2,000 to four basic schools at Senya Beraku.
CAPE COAST:
Mason jailed for fraud
Friday, May 16 2008
Kwesi Fynn a 30-year-old mason from Amosima, near Cape Coast, was jailed two years by a Cape Coast district magistrates’ court for defrauding his two sisters of  GH¢600.00.
ACCRA :
Provide opportunities for local consultants
Friday, May 16 2008
President of the Ghana Association of consultants (GAC), Dr. Ebow Bannerman has appealed to the government to provide opportunities for local consultants to build their capacity and sharpen their skills.
(ENCHI) AOWIN SUAMAN:
Telephone facility for ’virgin’ areas
Friday, May 16 2008
The Ghana Telecom is to extend its services to the northern part of the Western Region, where there are no services.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Frema-Opare re-elected
Monday, May 19 2008
Mrs Akosua Frema-Opare incumbent NPP Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wugoon Constituency defeated old foe Mr George Isaac Amoo for the second consecutive time to represent the Constituency for Election 2008 amidst protestation.
(AGOME) SOUTH TONGU:
Communities boycott school over disagreement
Friday, May 16 2008
Following disagreement over the location of the Tadze Primary and Junior High School in the South Tongu District, parents from Agome, Dzebeto and Dzebenu, all communities in the district, have withdrawn their wards from the 40-year old school.
    
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
Agona Swedru observes weeks of silence
Friday, May 16 2008
A ban on drumming and performance of funerals in the Agona Swedru Municipality would take effect from August 1 to 24, 2008 to enable the Swedruman Council to celebrate this year’s Akwambo festival.
(BUEM) JASIKAN:
Better policies in the offing - Akuffo-Addo
Friday, May 16 2008
The presidential candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party has said investing in education and health would be major priority sectors if voted into power.
ACCRA:
GPRTU warns demonstrating drivers
Friday, May 16 2008
The National Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) on Friday warned its members against demonstrations to protest the operations of the Metro Mass Transport (MMT).
TAMALE:
Scholarships for northern girls
Friday, May 16 2008
Thirty-six girls from the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions were on Thursday awarded scholarships for excelling in the 2006/2007 Basic Certificate Education Examination (BECE).
ACCRA:
140 police recruits pass out
Friday, May 16 2008
One hundred and forty police recruits who formed the first batch of trainees for this year on Friday passed out of the Ghana Police Training School after a six-month training course.
     
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
Brass band music to different heights
Friday, May 16 2008
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr Sampson Kwaku Boafo, on Thursday launched a programme to promote Brass Band music in the country at Agona Swedru.
NATIONAL:
Uncontrolled births at hand?
Friday, May 16 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced that the government would make fee-free medical treatment of pregnant women in the country a permanent national health-care policy.
ACCRA:
Students asked to embrace entrepreneurship
Friday, May 16 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih, has urged polytechnic students to build competency and embrace entrepreneurship after completion of their studies to reduce the stress in seeking for jobs.
(SOCCER) LOCAL:
Renard sorts out contractual issues with GFA
Friday, May 16 2008
Former Black Stars Assistant trainer, Herve Renard, has sorted out contractual issues with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to enable him embark on his new role as head coach of Zambia’s national team.
(SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ten apply for Stars job
Friday, May 16 2008
Ten coaches have so far applied for the vacant Black Stars job.
    
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Schools to make uniform purchases
Saturday, May 17 2008
The National Procurement Authority (NPA) has introduced a new concept for Senior High Schools to ensure uniformity in the purchase of common user goods.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Provide scholarship for vocational training
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Director of Vocational Training for Females (VTF), Ms Comfort Ntiamoah-Mensah, programme has advocated for the establishment of scholarship schemes at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District levels for Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET).
HO:
Ghana Telecom assists lepers
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Principal Technical Officer of Ho Leprosarium,  Mr Anthony Adjavor, has ppealed to philanthropists and organisation to assist in caring for the 21 inmates at the facility.
PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY:
11 perish in train crash
Saturday, May 17 2008
Eleven persons, included a pregnant mother have been confirmed to have perished in the head-to-head train crash on Thursday at Huni Valley, near Tarkwa in the Western Region.
BOLGATANGA:
Hospital bills for mothers settled
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, has paid 800 Ghana cedis to cover the medical bills of five young mothers detained at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital for their inability to settle their bills after they were discharged.
(SIKAA) NKORANZA:
Committees to ensure children are in schools
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of Education, Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu,  has urged school management committees to ensure that all children of school going-age are enrolled in schools to help address the problem of illiteracy in the country.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
No shoddy work- MCE
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Ishak A. Bonsu has warned contractors operating in the municipality against undertaking any shoddy work.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
’Susu’ scam hits Takoradi
Saturday, May 17 2008
Operators of a loan and ’susu’ company in Takoradi are reported to have bolted with GH¢80,000 being contributions made by more than 2,000 customers.
HO:
Prosecution of cable thieves pending
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Volta Regional Head of Ghana Telecom, Mr Paul Evans-Amuzu, has expressed worry at the seemingly lack of interest of the Police towards the prosecution of GT cable thieves in the region.
(DIASIBE) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Diasibe to get classroom block
Saturday, May 17 2008
A sod has been cut for the construction of a four-unit classroom block with an office, store and staff common room at Diasibe in the Asunafo North municipality of Brong-Ahafo.
NATIONAL :
War declared on child trafficking
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Ghana Police Service has established a unit to handle all cases of human trafficking to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted, DSP Patience Quaye, head of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit at the Police Headquarters has said.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Zoomlion starts clearing waste
Saturday, May 17 2008
Zoomlion Ghana Limited is working seriously to clear the huge heaps of rubbish gathered in some communities of Accra.
(CHORKOR) AMA:
Traditional caterers sensitized
Saturday, May 17 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has held a public education on food safety and hygiene for traditional caterers at Chorkor, a suburb of Accra.
NATIONAL :
Middle income a choice.
Sunday, May 18 2008

Mr J.H. Mensah, Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has said taking Ghana out of the third-world bracket into a middle-level income status was a choice that Ghanaians must make and not only wish for.

(BEKWAI) AMANSIE CENTRAL :
Matters arising
Sunday, May 18 2008

The Amansie East Constituency Polling Station Chairmen of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have called on the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Party to nullify the parliamentary primaries’ results.

ACCRA :
Men to make a mark in fighting HIV/AIDS
Sunday, May 18 2008

 The global fight against the debilitating effect of the HIV/AIDS menace was given a new impetus in Ghana with the adoption of Men Television Reality Show to educate the public on its prevention and control.

KUMASI :
Local government workers advised.
Sunday, May 18 2008

Local Government workers have been urged to live up to their responsibilities in the service of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to ensure increased productivity and quality service delivery.

BAWKU :
Conflict and matters arising.
Sunday, May 18 2008

University of Cape Coast (UCC) Chapter of National Union of Kusasi Students have appealed to the Government to institute a reconciliation commission to assuage the anger that had existed between Kusasis and Mamprusis in Bawku.

(MANHYIA) KUMASI :
Kabaka call on Asantehene
Sunday, May 18 2008

The Kabaka (King) of Buganda in Uganda, His Majesty, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi 11 paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
 

ACCRA :
AIDS commission supported
Sunday, May 18 2008

Sharp Pharmaceuticals Limited, a leading drug wholesalers presented boxes of Immumod drug valued at GH¢2,000 to the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC).

(DAKODWOM) KMA :
More tree planting exercises
Sunday, May 18 2008

Members of Friends of Rivers and Water Bodies, a Kumasi-based NGO have embarked on a coconut planting exercise at the proposed site for the Otumfuo Osei TuTu II Children’s Park at Dakodwom, a Kumasi suburb.

(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
Fined for public nuisance
Sunday, May 18 2008

An Assin Foso District Magistrate’s Court has fined two drivers GH¢100 on their own plea for causing public nuisance.
    

(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
Man in trouble for being in game reserve
Sunday, May 18 2008

 An Assin Foso District Magistrate’s Court has fined Kwaw Badu a farmer from Assin Kwafokrom GH¢40 for hunting in the Kakum Conservation Forest without valid game license.
    

ACCRA :Weather for today
Sunday, May 18 2008

The weather is expected to be cloudy, humid and relatively hot with sunny periods. There is a possibility of isolated to scattered light thunder rain showers over the inland areas but becoming heavier over forest and hilly areas of Mid-Volta, Eastern and Northern regions in the afternoon and evening.

ACCRA :
No load shedding
Sunday, May 18 2008

The Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has said they were not implementing any load shedding programme.

ACCRA :
Women in parliament want a quota.
Sunday, May 18 2008

Mr. Maxwell Kofi Jumah, Deputy Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, has advocated the enactment of a law that would make it possible to grant a substantial quota of seats to women in Parliament.

(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asantehene celebrates Akwasidae
Monday, May 19 2008
Authentic African culture was showcased at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi when rulers of three once powerful kingdoms of Africa met to celebrate Akwasidae, a cleansing festival of the Ashantis.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Vehicle kills Policeman
Monday, May 19 2008
Group Constable Carroll Dakurugu, stationed at the Nkawie Police Station, in the Ashanti Region, was instantly killed when he was knocked down by a car, while on duty at the Toase barrier on the Nkawie-Bibiani road.
HO:
New Building code in the offing - GSB
Monday, May 19 2008
A new national building code to ensure that all constructional works meet stipulated technical standards will soon be launched as pat of efforts to meet current trend of development and safety, the Ghana Standards Board said.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
Officials intercept suspected fake dollars
Monday, May 19 2008
Suspected fake United States dollar bills amounting to about 2.6 million which were concealed on an Accra-bound Nigerian registered commercial vehicle has been intercepted by Customs officers at Sogakope on the main Aflao-Accra highway, the district police chief said.
(MADINA) AMA:
Residents receive free mosquito nets
Monday, May 19 2008
Management of Trashy Bags Limited, a plastic waste recycling company has distributed 600 Mosquito Treated Nets to pregnant women and infants living within Madina Community free of charge.
(AGBENORXOE) KPANDO:
Couple construct kindergarten block
Monday, May 19 2008
The United States of America Ambassador in Ghana, Ms. Pamela Bridgewater has inaugurated an ultra modern kindergarten block for the people of Agbenorxoe near Kpando.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AIDS Commission gets drugs
Monday, May 19 2008
Sharp Pharmaceuticals Limited,  a leading drug wholesaler  has presented boxes of Immumod drug valued at GH¢2,000 to the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC).
HOHOE:
Work on trunk road progresses
Monday, May 19 2008
Delayed works on a three-kilometre trunk road in the Hohoe town which was awarded at the cost of GH¢1.17 million is progressing steadily and will be completed by July this year, the contractor has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari wins FA Cup
Monday, May 19 2008
Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari has become the first Ghanaian since national team mate, Michael Essien, to win the English FA Cup.
BOLGATANGA :
Police sells gun to civilian
Monday, May 19 2008
A twenty –eight year old Police Constable, Daniel Yeboah has been arrested by the Police at Bawku for selling AK47 gun with 30 rounds of ammunition at 600 Ghana Cedis to a civilian in Bawku.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to face Al Ittihad
Monday, May 19 2008
Ghana’s league leaders and Confederation Cup contenders, Asante Kotoko will have to skip past Libyan side, Al Ittihad in the fourth round fixtures of the competition, before the prospect of reaching the group stage becomes a reality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars beat Kessben
Monday, May 19 2008
Wa All Stars on Sunday made sure they convinced their numerous supporters that they have come to stay in the Premiership when they added visiting Kessben from Kumasi to their defeat list when they pipped them by a lone goal in their On touch Premier League march played at the Wa Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal sinks Olympics
Monday, May 19 2008
Kumasi-based King Faisal deepened the woes of Accra Great Olympics when they inflicted a 3-0 defeat on them in their Week 19 clash of the Onetouch Premier League match at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium , Accra on Sunday.
(MIM) ASUTIFI:
Otumfuo destools Mim chief
Monday, May 19 2008
One of the chiefs who swore the oath of allegiance to the ’Golden Stool’ more than 20 years ago, Nana Appiah Kusi Brempong II, has been barred by the Asanteman Council from holding himself as Omanhene of Mim in the Brong Ahafo Region.
(ASHANTI) NPP:
NPP hierarchy urged to motive its foot soldiers
Monday, May 19 2008
Ashanti Regional Organizer of the Nasara Club, a youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Shamuna, has appealed to the Party’s hierarchy to motivate its foot soldiers towards the party’s membership drive.
ACCRA:
German Embassy awards scholarships
Monday, May 19 2008
The Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Accra, Mrs Jana Orlowski, at the weekend handed over the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarships to a number of Ghanaian students.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Man suggests Mr Essuman as running mate
Monday, May 19 2008
A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Ablekuma North constituency, Mr. Adu Gyamfi Okyere, has appealed to members of the party to desist from putting pressure on the flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to select his running mate from a particular region or religion.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Communities in Adansi North to get water
Monday, May 19 2008
The Adansi North District Assembly has embarked on an ambitious programme to provide potable water to all communities in its 35 electoral areas.
(TESHIE) NDC:
NDC will set up Youth Counselling Centre-Dua
Monday, May 19 2008
Nii Nortey Dua, National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ledzokuku, has said a government of the NDC would establish a Youth Counselling Centre to give the youth requisite training.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Prison escapee re-arrested
Monday, May 19 2008
The Effutu Municipal Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a serving prisoner who escaped from his officer when he and some colleagues were sent out on external labour in Winneba townships to two years imprisonment.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Mills ends first phase of Western Region tour
Monday, May 19 2008
Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)Professor Atta Mills has reassured Ghanaians of open, honest and transparent government, if elected into power.
(ATIBIE) NPP:
A civil engineer wins NPP primaries for Mpraeso
Monday, May 19 2008
Mr Seth Kwame Acheampong 37, a Civil Engineer, was elected NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Mpraeso Constituency in the Eastern Region.
(WA) NPP:
NPP is more sensitive to plight of poor
Monday, May 19 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has within the last seven years proved to be more responsive to the needs of the poor through its pro-poor policies, its Upper Regional chairman Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Abubakari has said.
CHEREPONI:
Assembly elects Presiding Member
Monday, May 19 2008
Mr Emmanuel Kandoh, a 48-year-old health worker with the Ghana Health Service in Tamale has been unanimously elected as the Presiding Member for the newly created Chereponi District Assembly in the Northern Region.
(ASANKRANGWA) NDC:
NDC will re-introduce 70 per cent payment of world price of cocoa
Monday, May 19 2008
Flag bearer of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has declared that an NDC Government would re-introduce the payment of 70 per cent of the world price of cocoa to farmers before it left office in 2000.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Breman Asikuma youth in business
Monday, May 19 2008
Thirty eight newly trained in various vocations under the Rural Enterprise Project (REP) in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, have received tools to start their own businesses.
(ASSIN ADIEMBRA) ASSIN NORTH:
Rainstorm hits Assin Adiembra
Monday, May 19 2008
About 40 buildings collapsed following a severe rain storm that hit Assin Adiembra, near Assin Foso on Sunday.
(AGBENORXOE) KPANDO:
Tigo lights up community
Monday, May 19 2008
The Managing Director of Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo, Mr Percy Grundy, has presented a cheque for GH¢ 1,550  towards the extension of electricity to the Agbenorxoe Roman Catholic basic school near Kpando.
YENDI:
Peace call ahead of December elections
Monday, May 19 2008
The Yendi Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Mohammed Habib Tijani, has called on religious groups to propagate the need for peace and tranquility among the people during the December elections.
NATIONAL:
Government, mining industry agree on joint committee
Monday, May 19 2008
The Government and the mining industry have agreed to set up a joint committee to address problems of the sector and get the best out of mining operations to improve the nation’s economy.
CAPE COAST:
NHIS on fast-track registration
Monday, May 19 2008
About 3,488 people were registered and instantly issued with their identity cards last week when management of the Oguaa Mansin Health Insurance Scheme in Cape Coast, organized a week-long outreach programme at Kotokuraba and Abura, both  in Cape Coast, to get more people on-board the scheme.
(ASSIN DOMPIM) ASSIN NORTH:
Tuberculosis is curable - DCE
Monday, May 19 2008
The Assin North Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Kwabena Karikari-Apau, has appealed to tuberculosis patients to seek prompt treatment at health facilities instead of prayer camps. 
TAMALE:
British High Commissioner in Northern Ghana
Monday, May 19 2008
The Northern Regional Minister,  Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, on Monday tabled the myriad problems confronting the three Northern Regions to the British government for possible
assistance to address them.
(KUMASI) KMA:
University colleges list continue
Monday, May 19 2008
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Professor Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwah, has called on institutions affiliated to the University to produce quality graduates to facilitate national development.
BAWKU:
Government relaxes Bawku curfew
Monday, May 19 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has relaxed the curfew hours in Bawku and its environs from 15 00 hours to 07 00 hours to 18 00 to 06 00 GMT each day.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
Maternity ward up in flames
Tuesday, May 20 2008
An autoclave sterilization machine at the maternity ward of the New Edubiase District Hospital in the Adansi South District, has been destroyed  as a result of a fire outbreak in the ward.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU JUABEN:
Assist teachers to imbue discipline
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Headmaster of Akyawkrom Methodist Primary School, Reverend Kweku Debra-Hammond, has urged parents in the country to assist teachers to imbue discipline in their pupils for them to grow and become responsible future leaders.
(KUMBUNGU) TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Water company to improve on revene collection
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The management of the Northern Region Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has taken measures to improve upon its revenue collection.
     
ACCRA:
Ghana mourns with China
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of  China has opened a book of condolence at its chancery to enable members of the public to express their sympathy to the government and people of China on the disaster that hit the South-western part of the country on May 12.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA boss finally appears in court
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, has finally appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court over a contempt suit slapped on him by an Accra businessman.
BOLGATANGA:
Bolga NHIS boss laments
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Bolgatanga Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme Manager, Dominic Akuribire, has enumerated a number of challenges thwarting the smooth running of the scheme in the municipality.
CAPE COAST:
Road construction affected by collapse of quarry
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Central Regional Director of Ghana Highways Authority  has said the collapse of Cape Coast quarry, the only quarry in the Region, had made it difficult for road contractors to readily procure chippings for effective work.
(ANUM APAPAM) NPP:
Incumbent MP defeated at Ayensuano
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The dream of Mr Godfred Ochere, incumbent Member of Parliament for Ayensuano in the Eastern Region to return to Parliament for the third time did not materialize as he was defeated in the Parliamentary primaries held at Anum Apapam.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Assembly rejects DCE
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Members of Kwahu East District  Assembly for the second time within 10 days failed to confirm the appointment of Lieutenant- Colonel Alex Owusu Dwamena (Rtd) as District Chief Executive.
(DEDUAKO-ASHANTI) NPP :
Osei Prempeh retained as NPP candidate
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh, Deputy Attorney General and Minister for Justice was re-elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Nsuta-Kwamang Constituency at its primaries held at Deduako in Sekyere Central District.
BUNKPURUGU/YUNYOO:
Assembly confirms DCE
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Members of the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District Assembly have  overwhelmingly endorsed Mr Thomas Akar Gyimah as the District Chief Executive at its meeting held at Bunkpurugu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson yearns England return
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Ghana goalkeeper Richard Kingson says he is keen to return to England to prove his worth.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA :
Clash at sea
Tuesday, May 20 2008
A confrontation between the Chinese captain of a fishing trawler and artisanal fishermen at Tema Manhean over the damaged net of the local fishermen, led to them detaining the captain and, in turn, the arrest of some of the fishermen by the police.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jibril for Arsenal trials
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak prodigy,Tawrick Jibril has been handed a two-week trials at English Premier League giants,Arsenal Football Club.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) LOCAL:
Tennis clubs meet Association’s Chairmen
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Chairmen of the various Table Tennis Clubs, sports officers of security services, and District and Regional Table Tennis Coaches of the National Sports Council are to meet the Chairman of the Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) on Wednesday, May 21.
(ACCRA) NPP:
TESCON supports Boniface
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The University of Ghana branch of the Tertiary Education Students Confederacy of the NPP (TESCON) has announced its unflinching support to Alhaji Abubakar Sadiqque Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing.
(ASANTE-AKIM SOUTH) NPP:
Gifty Ohene Konadu retained
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante-Akim South, Mrs Gifty Ohene-Konadu, was re-elected to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the forthcoming parliamentary elections at its primaries held at Juaso.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Celebrity Medal Golf tourney
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The May Medal monthly Open Championship of the Celebrity Golf Club tees off at Sakumono, near Tema on Sunday, May 25.
(OSIEM) NDC:
Blotted register is a challenge to the democracy-NDC
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Eastern Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Anthony Gyampo, said the current blotted voters’ register of Ashanti Region made the voting population of that area equal to the total voting population of some other regions in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Division Two League
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Central Region Division Two Soccer League commences on Sunday May 25, 2008 at all the venues.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Literacy on descendancy
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Reports on the administration of 2005 and 2007 National Education Assessment (NEA) tests in English and mathematics for primary three and six pupils provided evidence of the poor performance of public primary school pupils with regard to literacy and numeracy skills.
(BEKWAI) NPP:
Osei-Owusu calls for calm
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Mr Joe Osei-Owusu, the defeated parliamentary aspirant at the Amansie East New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries has appealed to his numerous supporters to remain calm and await the outcome of a petition lodged with the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Party over the primaries held at Bekwai on Saturday, May 10.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Toppmoller for Ghana job?
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has handpicked German coach Klaus Toppmoller as the replace for Frenchman Claude Le Roy.
(ASANKRAGWA) NDC:
NDC would provide quality leadership-Prof. Mills
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills said an NDC government would provide the country with quality leadership and social amenities.
(SPORTS- CHESS) LOCAL:
National Open Chess Championship
Tuesday, May 20 2008
This year’s National Open Chess Championship will be played at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra on Saturday, May 24.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dickoh gets Ghana return
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Francis Dickoh has been handed the chance to resurrect his international career with a call-up for Ghana’s international friendly against Australia in Sydney on Friday.
SABOBA:
Saboba NHIS makes progress
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Response towards registration for the National Health Insurance Scheme is said to be encouraging in the Saboba District in the Northern Region.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE:
PM calls for peace
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The  Presiding  Member of the Garu Tempane District, Hon Kpemka Dindiok has made a clarion call on assembly members in the district to carry themselves with great circumspection and decorum in this election year.
(COURT) AMA:
MCE in court.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Accra Mayor, Stanley Adjiri-Blankson, finally appeared before the Accra Fast Track High Court yesterday, after earlier attempts by court bailiffs to serve him had failed.
ACCRA:
EC says nominations open in September.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) yesterday stated that nominations for persons intent on contesting the December 7 presidential election will open in September.
ACCRA :
Government to assist mines.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
A high-powered task force is being set up by the government with the view to finding solutions to problems confronting the mining sector.
BAWKU:
Curfew reviewed
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Interior Minister has, by Executive Instrument, reviewed the curfew hours in Bawku from between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. to between 6:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m. each day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Fifa lifts Madagascar ban
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Fifa on Monday lifted Madagascar’s suspension from international football after the Indian Ocean island’s supreme court annuled the government’s dissolution of the country’s federation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Chelsea won’t crumble
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Michael Essien has warned Manchester United that Chelsea will not crumble under the pressure in their first Champions League Final.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Local coaches can do it
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Jones Attuquayefio jumped to the aid of his former right hand man at Liberty, Sellas Tetteh, and claimed he deserved the Ghana job. There is every chance he won’t get it and every chance many people will not protest.
ACCRA :
Parliament reconvenes.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
An atmosphere of happiness and sadness among Members of Parliament (MPs) will characterise the reconvening of Parliament today.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Foundation supports district assembly
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Ghana Twins Foundation (GTF), a charitable organisation , has donated used clothing and stationery worth GHC 500 to the Dangme West district assembly at a ceremony at Dodowa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Onetouch Mid-week Preview
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The 20th round of matches in the OneTouch Premier League would be played in midweek with league leaders, Asante Kotoko - who have two games in hand - sure to maintain their six-point lead.
FEATURE :
Monetary Policy Committee Briefing - Matters Arising
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Our Elders say that if one wants to appreciate what death is like one should compare sleep to it. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) chaired by the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Paul Acquah held one of its press briefings on Monday but Tuesday’s editions of the two national newspapers did not carry the story on their front pages as they usually do.
BAWKU :
NUKS appeals to people of Bawku
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The National Union of Kusasi Students (NUKS) has expressed worry about the escalating social unrest in the Bawku Municipality and its environs following the struggle for the ownership of the land.
(COURT) EFFUTU:
72 year old jailed.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
A municipal magistrate court at Effutu has sentenced a 72-year-old man to 9 months imprisonment for defrauding Madam Esther Dow of GH¢30.
AWUTU SENYA :
Drivers arrested.
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The District Magistrate’s Court at Awutu on Tuesday issued bench warrants for the arrest of two drivers who failed to appear before it on motor offence charges.
NATIONAL:
Make negotiations on oil public - GII
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) on Tuesday asked government to make public all agreements signed on the country’s crude oil to ensure transparency in negotiations.
HOHOE:
Government in equitable distribution
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Traditional Authorities in the Hohoe Municipality have commended government for ensuring equitable execution of development projects in the country.
ACCRA:
FDB trains staff on manufacturing practices
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) is training its staff in Goods Manufacturing Practices (GMP) audit inspection as part of continuing efforts to meet international best practices in pharmaceuticals.
ACCRA:
VEEP addresses tourism confab
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Over 100 stakeholders in the tourism industry in West Africa, on Tuesday converged in Accra, to attend the Second Africa Regional Seminar on Tourism and Handicrafts, which aims at enhancing the two key sectors to contribute towards the reduction of poverty and economic development on the Continent.
WA:
Hue and cry over feeding grants
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Senior High Schools student in the Wa Municipality on Tuesday demonstrated against the failure by government to release feeding grants to headmasters to enable them to re-open schools in the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
GPRTU on road safety operations
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Kasoa Branch of the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU), has embarked on an operation dubbed: “Accident Free Operations,” aimed at checking indiscipline drivers who are members of the Union.
NKORANZA:
Disabled appeal for assistance
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The President of Nkoranza District Branch of Society of the Physically Disabled, Mr Effah Guako, has appealed for adequate financial support to enable members engage in income generating ventures.
NKORANZA:
Rainstorm causes damage in Nkoranza
Tuesday, May 20 2008
A severe rainstorm has hit Nyinase and Jerusalem, both farming communities in the Nkoranza District and destroyed about 30 buildings, properties and 300 residents rendered homeless.
(KYIRAPATRE) KMA:
Mobile Library Service pulls in
Tuesday, May 20 2008
The Deputy Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, has commissioned a GH¢ 110,000 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre for the Kyirapatre Roman Catholic Basic School in Kumasi.
(BONO MANSO) NKORANZA NORTH :
DCE advises Muslims
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Nkoranza North District Chief Executive (DCE), Madam Grace Obeng Donkor, has advised Muslim parents to enrol their children in secular schools to enable them to acquire knowledge and skills that would help them to get gainful employment.
CAPE COAST :
Man 42 allegedly steals school pupil
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Andrew Bosomtwe, a 42-year-old tailor who is alleged to have stolen a 9-year-old child was ordered by the court to be sent to the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital for examination by the prosecution.
HOHOE :
New electricity transformer for Hohoe
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Commercial activities in Hohoe and its environs are expected to bounce back when a new 10 Mega Volts Ampere (MVA) transformer is installed in place of a damaged one which served the area.
(MANSO-NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST :
Sixty-one teacher-trainees receive support
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The United Nations Millennium Villages Project (MVP), a community development programme being implemented in the Amansie West District, has presented cash totalling GH¢1,830 to 61 teachers pursuing Diploma in Basic Education in Kumasi to purchase study materials.
ACCRA :
Ghana consoles China
Wednesday, May 21 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has conveyed the condolence of the Government and people of Ghana to China, following the May 12 devastating earthquake that struck the nation.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH :
Assembly advocates re-naming of districts
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Government appointee of Nkoranza North District Assembly, Mr. Ankomah Manu, has called for the re-naming of the two District Assemblies in Nkoranza as Nkoranza-Kwabre and Nkoranza-Fiagya.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Private schools attend seminar
Wednesday, May 21 2008
A day’s seminar aimed at promoting the understanding of income tax among authorities of private basic schools and second cycle institutions in the Ashanti region was held in Kumasi.
SABOBA :
About 800 youth to be engaged in agric
Wednesday, May 21 2008
About 800 youh are expected to be engaged under the agric module of the National Youth Employment Programme in the Saboba District this year.
GUSHEGU :
Assembly records increase in revenue
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The year 2007 saw the Gushegu District recording about 90 per cent increase in internally generated fund.
ACCRA :
17 per cent increase in mineral revenues
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mineral revenue went up by 17 per cent in the first quarter of this year, according to statistics from the Ghana Chamber of Mines.
NATIONAL:
No Ghanaian dead in South Africa
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Minister of Information, Hon Stephen Asamoah-Boateng has denied media allegations that five Ghanaians have died in South Africa.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Township being eroded
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The poor drainage system in Kintampo has made life difficult for inhabitants, as erosion has washed away the foundations of houses.
CAPE COAST :
Nursing and Midwifery School receive aids
Wednesday, May 21 2008
World Health Organisation (WHO) has presented teaching aids and training modules to the Cape Coast Nursing and Midwifery School to facilitate the training of students.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Ajax rejects Osei-Kuffour sack
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Former Ghana international,Samuel Osei-Kuffour,has been kicked out by Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam at the end of the season for non-performance.
GARU TEMPANE:
DCE expresses regret
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Garu Tempane District Chief Executive (DCE) Hon. Emmanuel Sin-nyet Asigri has expressed regret that the district was plunged into a period of dawn to dusk curfew as a result of the spill over effect of the Bawku conflict.
(SPORTS- KICK BOXING) FOREIGN:
Kick boxing champ arrives
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Ghanaian kickboxing fraternity is gearing up to accord Enoch Effah, the World SAVATE and D.A. Heavyweight Champion a rousing welcoming home when he touches down at the Kotoka International Airport on Monday, June 2.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Black Stars arrive in Australia
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Ghana’s squad for Friday’s friendly against Australia have gathered in Sydney as the Black Stars build up for their up-coming continental qualifier.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Adebayor tips Chelsea in grudge match
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has tipped Chelsea to exact their revenge by defeating Manchester United in the Uefa Champions League Final being played in Moscow tonight.
AMA:
Petition to Ministry of Manpower.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Scout Council has called on the Chief Scout Commissioner to comply with the directives from the Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment for the National Youth Council (NYC) to appoint an External Management Committee to supervise and conduct this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to discuss problems of the Ghana Scout Association (GSA).
NATIONAL:
A sigh of relief for Ghanaians?
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The government is to outline a major economic policy decision tomorrow to deal with escalating food and oil prices.
(SEKONDI) SEKONDI-TAKORADI:
Fishermen disrupting oil find
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mr Kwesi Blay, Deputy Western Regional Minister has said fishing activities close to the oil rig was hampering oil exploration in the Region.
AMA:
Collective bargaining certificate for MMDCEs
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mr. William Mensah, General Secretary of the Local Government Workers Union (LGWU) of Trades Union Congress has called on unionists to work diligently to establish a popular local government system prepared to assist in enhancing national development.
(DWENEWOHO) NKORANZA :
Maintain government buildings
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza District Director of Education, has urged workers occupying government bungalows to maintain the buildings to enable others to benefit from the facilities.
TAMALE :
High Commissioner in the north.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mr Nicholas Westcott, British High Commissioner has expressed satisfaction on progress of British-funded development projects, especially infrastructure for education in the Northern Region.
(TWENE AMANFO) SUNYANI :
Oil find could be a mirage
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Mr. Fosuaba Banahene, Administrator of GETFund, said the economic benefits and the expected rise in industrial activities as a result of oil discovery in the country could become a mirage if technical and vocational manpower was not produced to support the finding.
NATIONAL :
Ghana, Africa’s most peaceful.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Ghana is the most peaceful country in Africa and the 40th in the world, according to the Global Peace Index(GPI) released by Britain’s Economist Intelligence Unit.
BAWKU :
66 repatriated.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Bawku Municipal Assembly has repatriated 66 of the 101 residents of Pusiga who sought refuge in Goulougonsi in neighbouring Togo.
ACCRA :
Five policemen commended
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The names of five policemen have come up for commendation for the role they played in the arrest of a cocaine suspect at Prampram in 2006.
TEMA :
Man dies mysteriously.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Tema Regional police have arrested a 25-year-old woman (name withheld) over the mysterious death of her boyfriend, George Konadu Ampratwum, on May 1.
ACCRA :
TSB to hold confab.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Officials of the Telecommunication Standardisation Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will meet next week in Accra to participate in the Africa Region’s Preparatory Meeting for the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly (WTSA).
ACCRA :
How to qualify to be a president.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday outlined the qualification for both presidential and parliamentary candidates for Elections 2008, stressing workers of government offices and chiefs were barred by law from contesting while in office.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Revenue generation on course
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Krachi West District Assembly performed creditably in  revenue
mobilisation at the end of  the first quarter of  the year.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Artesunate Ammodiaquine is efficacious - Fiagbey
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Advocates for malaria control were on Tuesday urged to clear public misconceptions on the use of Artesunate Ammodiaquine and insecticide treated nets for malaria control.
ACCRA:
Israel to train Ghanaian midwives
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Ministry of Health has initiated action to secure technical assistance from the Galilee Institute in Israel to train about 40 midwives as trainers in midwifery and also send selected final year students for practical attachment.
(DAMBAI) KRACHI EAST:
Plans for Dambai Training College oulined
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Construction works underway at the Dambai Training College are to be given priority for completion by the end of the year.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Koforidua faces sanitation crisis
Wednesday, May 21 2008
Over 86 percent of people living in the rural areas in the Eastern Region have no access to toilet and in Koforidua, the regional capital,  over 60 per cent of the estimated 150,000 people have no latrines in their homes.
TAMALE:
School Feeding Programme needs coordination
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The Northern Region has no office for the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) and this is seriously affecting the implementation and monitoring of activities of the programme in the Region.
KUMASI:
UNICEF in war against HIV/AIDS
Wednesday, May 21 2008
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has assisted the Ghana Education Service (GES) to train 19,876 peer educators on HIV Alert School Model in seven regions in the country since 2003.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH:
Terminate road contract- Parliament
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Parliamentary Select Committee on  Roads and Transport has recommended to the Central Regional tender board to terminate with immediate effect the contract of  Progressive and Modern Contractors Limited on the upgrading of the eight kilometre Assin Foso–Praso road for non-performance.
WA:
Students protest over schools closure
Thursday, May 22 2008
Hundreds of students from various public Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Upper West Region have gone on a peaceful demonstration  to protest the closure of their schools due to lack of feeding grants.
ACCRA:
Government to unite tourism and handicrafts sectors
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Mrs. Oboshie Sai-Cofie, has expressed government’s commitment towards uniting the tourism and handicrafts sectors to alleviate poverty, especially among the youth and women.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Hospital saddled with bodies
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Suhum Government Hospital is saddled with what to do with 10 unclaimed bodies in its mortuary.
(GBLAFEDO) KETU:
Trouble making pastors to be ejected
Thursday, May 22 2008
Togbe Amenya Fiti V, Paramount Chief of the Aflao Traditional Area has directed that any Church leader who creates problems in the area should leave.
HOHOE:
New transformer to boost businesses
Thursday, May 22 2008
Commercial activities at Hohoe and its environs are expected to bounce back when a new 10-Mega Volts Ampere (MVA) transformer is installed in place of a damaged one which served the area.
(KATH) KMA:
Ban cellphones in theatres
Thursday, May 22 2008
Authorities at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi have decided to ban the use of cellphones in the theatres to enhance efficiency and quality delivery of medical services.
CAPE COAST:
Remove decorative lights- Court
Thursday, May 22 2008
A circuit court at Cape Coast, has ordered three taxi drivers, Paul Andoh, Issah Abdul Rahman and John Adu, to remove all decorative or unsuitable vehicle parts from their vehicles.
CAPE COAST :
Farmer jailed 20 years
Thursday, May 22 2008
Kojo Sam, an 18-year-old farmer from Putubiw, a community, near Cape Coast, was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 10-year old girl.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to outdoor tiGO deal
Thursday, May 22 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will outdoor a one million US dollar sponsorship deal with Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of tiGO cellular network, on Saturday before the ’El-Classico’ with rivals Heart of Oak in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat Real Sportive
Thursday, May 22 2008
Kumasi-based King Faisal spanked visiting Tema Real Sportive 3-1 in their midweek 20th Week Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions silence Arsenals
Thursday, May 22 2008
Kpando Heart of Lions on Wednesday came from a goal down in the early stages of their match to beat Berukum Arsenals 4-2 in their 20th Week mid-week Onetouch Premier League duel at
Kpando.
ACCRA:
Government to finish pay reforms initiatives
Thursday, May 22 2008
Government intends to bring to an end the pay reforms initiatives it is undertaking to improve wages and salaries in the public sector this year, the Deputy Minister of Finance, Professor George Gyan-Baffour said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty demolish All Stars
Thursday, May 22 2008
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals kept their unbeaten home record with a 3-1 win over Wa All Stars in their Week 20 clash of the Onetouch Premier League on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts fail to win again
Thursday, May 22 2008
Wasteful Accra Hearts of Oak has been left licking their wounds after drawing goalless with visiting Real Tamale United (RTU) in the 20th Week of the Onetouch Premiership encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday.
GUSHEGU :
Assembly approves budget
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Gushegu District Assembly has approved budget for 2008 fiscal year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Thursday, May 22 2008
Here are the results of the 20th Week matches of the Onetouch Premier League played on Wednesday.
(FEATURE) NPP :
‘Beware NPP’
Thursday, May 22 2008
Disqualification of numerous NPP parliamentary aspirants in the ongoing primaries at the various constituencies could have adverse effect on the party if the trend is allowed to continue.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien’s dream end in tears
Thursday, May 22 2008
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien quest to become the third player from the country to win the Uefa Champions League ended in pain after his club Chelsea were defeated in the final in Moscow on Wednesday.
(KRUTU) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Relief items for disaster victims
Thursday, May 22 2008
The National Secretariat of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has presented relief items valued at GHC15,000 to some bush fire and rainstorm victims in Nkoranza South District of Brong-Ahafo Region.
(AWUTU) AWUTU SENYA :
Driver in court
Thursday, May 22 2008
Mr Kofi Ahiabor, who presides over a District Magistrate’s court at Awutu in the Central Region, has sentenced Kwame Akotey, a Driver, to a fine of 100 Ghana Cedis for unauthorized parking.
KPANDO:
Much expected as nurses conditions improve
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Volta Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Andrew Arde-Acquah, has challenged health workers especially, nurses to translate their improved conditions of service into quality healthcare delivery.
(TOLON) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Headway in fight against guinea worm
Thursday, May 22 2008
There has been a remarkable improvement in the fight to reduce the guinea worm infection in the Tolon/Kumbungu District this year due to the improved water supply to the district.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH:
Road contractors under check
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport on Wednesday, recommended to the Central Regional Tender Board to terminate with immediate effect, the contract of Progressive and Modern Contractors Limited on the upgrading of the eight kilometre Assin Foso–Praso road for non-performance. 
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Villages partner Zoomlion to improve sanitation
Thursday, May 22 2008
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste management company, has presented 100 litter bins to a group of concerned residents and business leaders in the Ga West District to help keep their communities clean.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Move to address environmental challenges
Thursday, May 22 2008
The Rural Environment Empowerment Project (REEP), an European Union (EU) funded programme, is to organise educational activities to address environmental challenges in the Nkoranza North  District.
(ESRESO) KMA:
Esreso youth petition Otumfuo
Thursday, May 22 2008
The youth of Esreso, near Kumasi, have appealed to Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to impress on the committee appointed to investigate the chieftaincy dispute in the town to expedite action on its work in order to calm down tension that is gradually building up in the town.
ACCRA :
Prez announces economic mitigation measures
Friday, May 23 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced measures to reduce the current global economic challenges resulting from  crude oil and food price hikes.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Woman arrested at KIA
Friday, May 23 2008
A 57-year old woman has been arrested at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) after forcing her way into a restricted area at the airport.
AGONA SWEDRU:
Contractors suspend work
Friday, May 23 2008
Three road construction companies in the Agona West Municipality have suspended their contract works, due to lack of funds, heavy duty equipment and materials such as gravels and chippings.
(BOUHO-ASHANTI) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Be more committed to your profession
Friday, May 23 2008
Associate Parish Priest of Saint Mary’s Catholic Sanctuary at Bouho in the Konongo Mampong Catholic Diocese of Ashanti Region, Rev. Father Edward Baah-Baafi, has urged teachers to be more committed to their profession to improve the academic performance of their students.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Agogo undecided over future
Friday, May 23 2008
The future of Ghana striker, Junior Agogo with Nottingham Forest has always surfaced in the media since his impressive showing at the 2008 African Nations Cup but the player says he "would like to stay" at the City Ground next season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields supports Stars
Friday, May 23 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited, headline sponsors of the Black Stars has urged support for the team as they embark on the qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup/African Cup of Nations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens WWC qualification delayed
Friday, May 23 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 female, the Black Maidens,received shocking news that their qualification to the fifa world cup in New Zealand is not yet sealed after arriving home on Thursday from DR Congo.
(DOMIABRA) GA WEST :
Integrate biodiversity to address food crisis
Friday, May 23 2008
Speakers at the celebration of the International Biodiversity Day has called for the appropriate integration of biodiversity issues in agriculture to reverse the current food crisis.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
High number of untrained teachers in ER
Friday, May 23 2008
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Affram- Asiedu has announced that about 6,600 teachers out of the 25,020 teachers in the Eastern Region representing 26.5 per cent are untrained.
ACCRA :
Show strong leadership on anti-HIV/AIDS campaign
Friday, May 23 2008
Head of the Civil Service, Mr. Joe Issachar has urged Chief Directors (CD) in the Service to provide strong dedicated leadership to address the issue of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.
ACCRA:
Research on access to education unveiled
Friday, May 23 2008
Research on access to education in Ghana recommends that children should start school at an appropriate age during their first grade to avert high school drop-out rate.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) FOREIGN:
Beijing is ready for the world
Friday, May 23 2008
Beijing - host city for the 2008 Olympic Games has indicated it’s readiness to host the world’s most popular event.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Breaking News: Ghana’s line up to face Australia
Friday, May 23 2008
With only 15 players in the Black Stars camp for Ghana’s friendly against Australia in Sydney today at 10:00GMT, Black Stars stand-in coach Sellas Tetteh has opted for a safe starting line-up.
ASHAIMAN:
Zoomlion fumigates Ashaiman
Friday, May 23 2008
Management of Zoomlion undertook a fumigation exercise in the municipality to rid the Municipality of mosquito and house flies.
(KUMASI) KMA :
110 maternal deaths recorded in 2007
Friday, May 23 2008
Kumasi Metropolitan Directorate of Health Services recorded 110 maternal deaths last year and between January and March this year recorded 30 so far.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Ban on wholesale promotion in schools
Friday, May 23 2008
The Fanteakwa District Directorate of Education has instituted an annual standardized promotion examination in basic schools to enhance effective implementation of the ban on wholesale promotion.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Tricycles for physically challenged
Friday, May 23 2008
Ghana Education Service has presented 10 tricycles to some physically challenged persons in basic schools in Fanteakwa District to facilitate mobility.
ACCRA:
Government to ensure success of reform
Friday, May 23 2008
In an effort to achieve the objectives behind the introduction of the new education reforms, government is in the process of providing new education structures, refurbishing existing ones, supplying teaching logistics and introducing teaching programmes, which are all aimed at enhancing the competence of teachers.
(DANSOMAN) AMA:
Suspects confess.
Friday, May 23 2008
Two persons who have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of a 72 year-old pensioner at Dansoman in Accra have confessed their complicity in the crime to the Dansoman Police.
(PUTUBIW) CAPE COAST :
Girl is attractive.
Friday, May 23 2008
Kojo Sam, an 18-year-old farmer from Putubiw, a community, near Cape Coast, was on Wednesday, sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 10-year old girl.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH :
Contract should be terminated.
Friday, May 23 2008
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Transport , recommended to the Central Regional tender board to terminate with immediate effect the contract of Progressive and Modern Contractors Limited on the upgrading of the eight kilometre Assin Foso–Praso road for non-performance.
SUNYANI :
No food shortage in Ghana.
Friday, May 23 2008
The Brong Ahafo Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Mr Emmanuel Asante-Krobea, has said that Ghana has not been hit by any acute food crisis as there are enough food crops such as maize, yam, cocoyam, plantain, etc. on the market.
ACCRA :
EC in a fix
Friday, May 23 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) is in a fix as to what to do with political parties which are issued with certificates of registration but fail to operate in accordance with the law.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Black Stars fall at Sydney
Friday, May 23 2008
The top-ranked African team, the Black Stars of Ghana lost 0-1 to the Socceroos from Ausralia in Sydney this morning.
HOHOE:
Stay in school teacher trainees urged.
Friday, May 23 2008
The Director of the Teacher Training Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (MoESS), Mr Victor Kofi Mantey, has expressed concern about the rate at which female teachers pursuing three-year diploma courses defer their programmes.
WEIJA :
Ultimatum given to encroachers
Friday, May 23 2008
The Water Resources Commission on Friday issued a two-week ultimatum to inhabitants around the Densu Basin-Wejia Dam area to vacate or stop any illegal activities which were detrimental to the survival of the Lake.
(RIDGE) AMA:
Ghanaians urged to accept local doctors
Friday, May 23 2008
Mrs Agnes Owusu, retired matron of the Accra Ridge Government Hospital has urge Ghanaians to have confidence in local medical doctors because they are competent in treating every ailment.
BAWKU :
Armed robbery in Bawku.
Friday, May 23 2008
One person, identified as Mustapha Halidu alias Konkonsa, was on Thursday killed and another, Osman Issaka was injured in a suspected case of armed robbery in the Bawku Municipality.
ACCRA:
Payroll anomalies to be resolved
Friday, May 23 2008
The Ghana Statistical Service is to visit health facilities from June 2-6 to correct wrongful deletion of names from the payroll following a census of public sector health workers last year.
(WEIJA) WMA:
Residents around Weija Dam to vacate
Friday, May 23 2008
The Water Resources Commission on Friday issued a two-week ultimatum to inhabitants around the Densu Basin-Wejia Dam area to vacate or stop any illegal activities which were detrimental to the survival of the Lake.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Food vendors face prosecution
Friday, May 23 2008
The Director of Metropolitan Public Health of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, has warned uncertified food vendors who sell during the night near toilets, gutters and other filthy places in the metropolis to desist from that practice or face arrest and prosecution.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Groups on government’s list
Friday, May 23 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Kwasi Adjei-Boateng, has disclosed that government loans and credit facilities would be granted to groups within the municipality.
(PAMPASO) DORMAA:
Need for review of assemblies’ functions
Friday, May 23 2008
The Gyaasehene of the Dormaa Traditional Council, Barima Oppong Yaw Boabasa Ababio, has appealed to the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment to consider reviewing the functions of unit committees by placing them directly under the supervision of traditional authorities.
   
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Methodist marks Wesley Day at Topease
Friday, May 23 2008
As part of a nationwide celebration of ’Methodist Day’, about 500 school children on Friday converged at the Topease Methodist Church near Asamankese to mark the day.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Newmont to the aid of communities
Friday, May 23 2008
Management of the Ahafo project of Newmont Ghana Gold has constructed aqua privy toilet facilities for people living in its operational areas.
ACCRA:
Minister inspects flood affected areas
Friday, May 23 2008
The Hydrological Services Department under the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing on Friday inspected some flood affected areas in the Greater Accra Region to ascertain the extent of damage as well as finding solutions to the problem.
    
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor heads Bui Board
Friday, May 23 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has inaugurated the seven-member pioneer Bui Power Authority Board and charged it to ensure that the 600 million-dollar hydro energy project is delivered on schedule.
(TEMA) TMA:
FDB impounds unwholesome products
Saturday, May 24 2008
Officials from the Food and Drugs Board, on Friday, impounded over 600 cartons of unwholesome frozen products belonging to Servistar Fishing Company at the Tema Harbour.
BOLGATANGA:
Hue and cry over Feeding Grant
Saturday, May 24 2008
Participants at the Upper East Regional People’s Assembly held on Friday, have expressed their concern at the long delay in re-opening Senior High Schools in the Northern sector of the Country.
ACCRA:
President Kufuor honours Mills
Saturday, May 24 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has nominated Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Former Vice President and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the highest National Award – Companion of the Star of Ghana for the year 2008.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
E-zwich takes centre stage
Saturday, May 24 2008
Workers are expected to receive their salaries through the e-zwich payment system before December this year.
(HO) HMA:
FDB set for action
Saturday, May 24 2008
Officials from the Volta and Eastern Region Zone of Foods and Drug Board have destroyed about 400 sacks of unwholesome sachet water in separate operations in Ho.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Takoradi Polytechnic commemorates AU Day
Saturday, May 24 2008
The Assistant Planning Officer at Takoradi Polytechnic, Mr Adams Hafiz, on Friday called on authorities of Polytechnics to produce innovative technologies and practical-oriented workforce to assist the country to tap its abundant natural resources. 
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Fear over impending demonstration
Saturday, May 24 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, has pre-empted a demonstration by students of the Tamale Polytechnic.
WA:
Regional Minister in peace call
Saturday, May 24 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson, has called on people in the Region not to allow political differences to affect the region’s development.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
Move to address mining related problems
Saturday, May 24 2008
The Adansi South District Assembly has established a nine-member special committee to help address community problems emerging out of mining operations in some parts of the district.
ACCRA:
Ministry shoulders "kayayees" responsibilities
Saturday, May 24 2008
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs, has registered about 2,314 “kayayee” – female porters, with the aim of sending the teachable ones to school and the rest to be given training in vocational skills.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Concerns over use of Capitation Grant
Saturday, May 24 2008
Heads of Basic Schools have been urged to liaise with their teachers and School Management Committees (SMCs), to help promote the effective and judicious use of their share of the Capitation Grant.
NAVRONGO:
British support for Northern communities
Saturday, May 24 2008
The British High Commission has built a two classroom block at the Navrongo Community Development Centre resourced with 20 computers and 16 sewing machines.
NATIONAL : President Kufuor reshuffles cabinet.
Sunday, May 25 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor, has made the following changes to his cabinet and has nominated for approval by Parliament, the following Ministers.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :Farmer on remand .
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Akim Oda Magistrates’ Court in the Birim Central Municipality has, remanded into police custody, Padmore Kwame Fosuhene, a farmer, for possessing 29 wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis (wee).  

ACCRA :
More personalities in line
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Office of the President has announced that, the full list of this year’s National Awards is still in preparation and a number of Ghanaian Nationals, who have contributed to the growth and development of the country, including high personalities in the previous and current governments are being considered.

ACCRA :
Ghanaians in S.A to receive aid
Sunday, May 25 2008

A statement from the office of the President said reports received from the Ghana High Commission in South Africa indicate that some businesses belonging to Ghanaians have been attacked in that country.
    

ACCRA :
President Kufuor grants presidential pardon
Sunday, May 25 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor has decided, on humanitarian grounds, to exercise his constitutional prerogative of mercy in favour of Mr Dan Abodakpi.

ACCRA :
Police report to be reviewed.
Sunday, May 25 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor, has appointed a three- member committee under the chairmanship of Mr Kojo Zwenes, to review the report of the Kojo Armah Committee.

ACCRA :
Need for a new national orietation
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Government Spokesperson on Social Affairs, Mr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, has said there was the need for people in the sub-region to take a cue from the current happenings in South Africa and to support all aspects of integration to enhance unity.   
   

ACCRA :
s
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Government Spokesperson on Social Affairs, Mr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, has said there was the need for people in the sub-region to take a cue from the current happenings in South Africa and to support all aspects of integration to enhance unity.   
   

ACCRA :
Need to accord the national anthem
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Deputy Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Frank Agyekum, who opened the workshop, stressed the need for all Ghanaians to adhere to all the five pillars of national orientation which include dedication and discipline and productivity and accountability.
     

(DENU) KETU :
CEPS impounds vehicle
Sunday, May 25 2008

A truck loaded with cement under which were concealed 505 pieces of wax prints was intercepted by personnel of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) at the Dabala checkpoint on Friday.

HO :
466 matriculate for nursing
Sunday, May 25 2008

A total of 466 student nurses were matriculated into the Ho Nurses College with a caution never to consider strikes as means of addressing industrial disputes.
    

ACCRA :
World Migratory Bird day celebrated
Sunday, May 25 2008

The Ghana Wildlife Society in partnership with Birdlife International and wildlife clubs of Ghana has celebrated the World Migratory Bird Day and appealed to world leaders to protect sites required by migratory birds.

(AKYEM KUSI) KWAEBIBIREM : Chief disstooled
Sunday, May 25 2008

 Nana Akesse Appiah III, Kusihene, has been declared destooled after reports that he had been arrested in Accra for allegedly being the brain behind the murder of his predecessor, Nana Nketia Tenadu III 10 months ago.
      

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM : 700 screened
Sunday, May 25 2008

Over 700 people underwent check-ups on various health conditions as part of the 80th anniversary celebration of Ghana Chamber of Mines at Tarkwa.

(OBUASI) OMA:
Regional Minister leads unity talks
Monday, May 26 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, has called for support in his efforts to foster unity in the Obuasi Municipal Assembly.
KADJEBI:
Northern Scholarship Scheme travels south
Monday, May 26 2008
The Headmaster of Kadjebi-Asato Senior High School, Mr Musah Yamba Issahaku, has announced that 410 out of 460 first year students of the school are expected to benefit from government’s Northern Scholarship Scheme.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Committee for performance enhancement inaugurated
Monday, May 26 2008
An 11-member School Management Committee for the Obuasi Presbyterian Junior High School has been inaugurated with an appeal to members to help improve the school’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results.
BEKWAI ASANTE:
Police apology not forthcoming
Monday, May 26 2008
The Omanhene of the Bekwai Traditional Area, Nana Kaakari Appau,  has said the Police Administration owed the people of Bekwai an apology over the recent brutalities meted out to them during a demonstration by some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) after a primary held at Bekwai.
SUNYANI:
Catholic University College receives boost
Monday, May 26 2008
The Brong- Ahafo Regional Minister,  Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, has appealed to chiefs and people of the region to focus on issues that would help reduce poverty and illiteracy.
HOHOE:
Leaders reminded of ’Moon Romance’
Monday, May 26 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, has called on African leaders to move away from rhetoric notions and expedite action on regional integration towards the rapid socio-economic development of the continent.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Hunter shoots farmer
Monday, May 26 2008
A 28-year old hunter at Breman Beedum is helping the Breman Asikuma police in their investigations into the shooting of a woman on her farm at Breman Beedum.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Women empowerment takes centre stage
Monday, May 26 2008
The out-going SRC President of the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW), Mrs. Pearl Akua Agyemang has appealed to students to stop intimidating and marginalising women, since this could have ripple effect on potential female leaders.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Journalists speak for Assembly Members
Monday, May 26 2008
The Federation for Female Photojournalist Media Strategy Intervention, has organised a workshop on the “Ghana must Employ Assembly members” project in Kumasi.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Company’s production capacity bemoaned
Monday, May 26 2008
Orange farmers in the Kwaebibirem District have appealed to Pinora, the fruit processing company near Asamankese to purchase their produce to prevent them from rotting.
MANYA KROBO:
Trashy Bags donates to communities
Monday, May 26 2008
A plastic waste recycling company, Trashy Bags Limited, has donated 2,000 mosquito treated nets to five needy communities in the Eastern Region as part of a campaign against the help to eliminate malaria in the Country.
KPANDO:
Nurses asked to
Monday, May 26 2008
The Volta Regional Chairman of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA), Mr Samuel Agbo, has appealed to nurses in the region to "nurse with humility" to redeem the sinking image of the profession.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Good new for ’kayayees’
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs has planned to establish a vocational training institute in kumasi to equip women porters with vocational skills to enable them become self-employed and contribute meaningfully towards the socio-economic development of the country.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Untreated water into water bodies is dangerous - Allotey
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The discharge of untreated municipal waste water into rivers, lagoons, estuaries or the sea has been identified as one of the most serious threats to the health of coastal populations and sustainable coastal development.
NATIONAL:
Doctors threaten strike
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned that it was being pushed to resort to industrial action to press for better salary and other employment issues and blamed the Ministry of Health for the situation.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Educate more rural girls
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Mrs. Angelina Baiden-Ammisah, has appealed to Catholic educational institutions to give quality but affordable education to rural and urban girls under Catholic ethos of discipline and moral uprightness.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Farmer inflicts cutlass wounds on stepfather
Tuesday, May 27 2008
A 25-year-old farmer, Kofi Adoli, has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit court for inflicting cutlass wounds on his stepfather.
    
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Pastor commends President
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Stewardship and Development Director of the Ghana Union of Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pastor Emmanuel O. Abbey, has commended President John Agyekum Kufuor for the bold steps he had taken to mitigate the economic hardship Ghanaians are facing as a result of escalating food and fuel prices.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Computing forum opens
Tuesday, May 27 2008
An international computing forum has opened in Accra on Monday with a call on the public, especially students, to patronize a programme dubbed; “International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)”, which provides an equal platform and standard training for all people irrespective of their location.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts, Kotoko split points
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak held Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a pulsating 3-3 drawn game in their outstanding second round Onetouch Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
AJUMAKO:
Edumadze Assaults Graphic Reporter
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Former Central Regional Minister and Member of Parliament for the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Constituency, Mr Isaac Edumadze, went berserk after losing the NPP primary on Sunday and assaulted the Graphic’s Central Regional correspondent, Mr Joe Okyere.
(ACCRA) AMA:
First Phase of broadband Fibre optic completed
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The first phase of the broadband fibre optic infrastructure has been completed and is undergoing testing before full operation, Dr Benjamin Aggrey Ntim, Minister of Communication said.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN
Open University to improve skilled labour
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Minister for Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih, has announced that plans were far advanced for the establishment of an open University to improve upon skilled labour in Ghana.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Ultimatum on use of pan latrines
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has given landlords in the Accra Metropolis two years’ ultimatum to, either convert their pan latrines into water closet or KVIP by the year 2010 or face prosecution.
(MANKESSIM) KEEA:
Use qualified engineers for roads
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Members of the Parliamentary Select Committees on Roads and Transport on Friday recommended the Ministry of Roads and Transport to engage qualified and efficient engineers and personnel in the road agencies to ensure effective supervision and monitoring of roads works in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions shock RTU
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Visiting Kpando Heart of Lions on Sunday humbled Real Tamale United (RTU) at their favourite home grounds with a humiliating four zero defeat at the Tamale Sports Stadium in their outstanding Onetouch Premier League encounter.
(WASSA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Life with mining is hell
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) says "life with mining is hell" in mining communities in Ghana as these communities are deprived of their farmlands and become dependent of food rations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Stars due in Kumasi on Tuesday
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Black Stars will arrive in Kumasi on Tuesday five clear days before their opening 2010 world cup qualifier against Libya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Adebayor arrives in Ghana
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor will arrive in Ghana on Tuesday afternoon to begin his tour of West Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA rules out Topmoller for Black Stars job
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Sources within the Ghana Football Association has denied recent media reports claiming German,Klaus Topmoller, leads a shortlist of three coaches for the Black Stars coaching job.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Zambia arrive for WC qualifier
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Zambia national football team arrived in Ghana on Monday night for their 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifer against the Hawks of Togo in Accra on 31 May.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas makes provisional list
Tuesday, May 27 2008
There are few surprises as the technical team of the Black Stars name a provisional 23-man Ghana squad for the joint 2010 World Cup/African Nations qualifiers which begins in June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mourinho wants Essien at Inter
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Former Chelsea manager,Jose Mourinho,has confirmed his move to Inter Milan to Michael Essien according to a newspaper report in Italy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Princesses host Nigeria for WWC slot
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Ghana’s Under-20 female team, the Black Princesses will host Nigerian counterparts on Friday in the first leg last qualifying round for this fifa Under-20 World Cup.
NATIONAL:
Liberate yourselves
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Omanhene of Essikado Traditional Area, Nana Kobena Nketsiah V, urged Africans to get rid of the foreign consciousness that had imprisoned them and come together to build a unified continent free of adulteration.
(TEMA) NPP:
Disqualified aspirant calls for calm
Tuesday, May 27 2008
A disqualified New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary aspirant for Tema East constituency, has appealed to his supporters to desist from acts that could create disunity in the party, due to his exclusion from the primaries.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Help stem environmental degradation
Tuesday, May 27 2008
District Chief Executive of Builsa District, Mr Thomas Kofi Alonsi said activities of illegal small scale miners, popularly known as “galamsey” were destroying the environment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson thanks God for guidance
Tuesday, May 27 2008
After going through what soccer pundits say his most knotty times in his football career in England with relegated Barclays Premiership side, Birmingham City, where he enjoyed only three appearances with the Blues in the 2007/8 soccer season.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Builsa District hits national target
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Builsa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme is one of the few in the country to have achieved the national target of registering 60 percent of the population in the area.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA:
Don’t molest health workers – Amarteifio
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Director of Health Service, Dr Irene Agyepong Amarteifio, has called on Ghanaians to refrain from molesting health workers.
TAMALE:
Minister’s appeal for Northern farmers
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Northern Regional Minister has appealed to banks to assist farmers in northern Ghana with loans and other credit facilities.
SUNYANI:
Land dispute panacea at last
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The National House of Chiefs in collaboration with the Law Reform Commission, is undertaking a research on the codification of customary law relating to land and family on pilot basis.
(AKROPONG AKUAPEM) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Edifice for Akuapem Presbytery
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Sod has been cut for the construction of a GH¢ 250,000 office complex for the Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi drivers obsruct fire fight
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Mr Obeng Dankwa Dwamena, has expressed concern about the attitude of some drivers in the Kumasi Metropolis with regard to their response to emergency siren.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale residents give out blood
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Some residents of Tamale have donated blood to the Tamale Teaching Hospital as part of efforts to address the problem of blood shortage at the hospital’s blood bank.   
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABENG:
Koforidua houses Orthopaedic Teaching Hospital
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Saint Joseph Orthopaedic Hospital is to be upgraded into an Orthopaedic Teaching Hospital to train more surgeons, Rector of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Professor Paul Nyame, has announced.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Aquaculture to reduce fish imports
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Minister for Fisheries, Mrs Gladys Asmah, has appealed to Ghanaians to venture into aquaculture to help reduce fish imports into the country.
ACCRA:
Cushion in transport fares announced
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The Ghana Road Transport Co-ordinating Council on Tuesday directed all road transport operators to revert to the March 20 approved road transport fares following a reduction in the price of diesel.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Capitation Grant makes difference in Builsa
Tuesday, May 27 2008
The District Chief Executive for the Builsa, has disclosed that the Capitation Grant is making great impact on education in the district as many parents who could not send their children to schools in the past could now do so.
ACCRA:
Message of condolence send to China
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Network of Association of Registered Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Ghana, has conveyed a message of condolence to the Government and people of the Republic of China following the recent earthquake that has claimed several thousands of lives.
NATIONAL :
TEWU institutes fund for members
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) will, from June, start to implement a Mutual Fund and Business Ventures Scheme for its members throughout the country.
(BEKWAI) AMANSIE EAST:
Authorities averts students’ demonstration
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The timely intervention of some officers from the Ashanti Regional Education Office averted a demonstration by students of Asante Bekwai Wesley High School in protest against alleged encroachment on the school by the traditional council.
(AGBOZUME) KETU:
Development boost for Some
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Mr Paes, who was installed as “development Chief” of the area in 2002, under the stool name Togbe Dunenyo, announced the plan at a durbar of chiefs, organised in his honour at Agbozume.
(BUI) TAIN:
Black flies brought under control
Wednesday, May 28 2008
A spraying exercise against black flies is on-going at communities in the Bui Hydro Electric Power Project.
SUNYANI:
GNAT inaugurates crisis management team
Wednesday, May 28 2008
A 50-member Crisis Management Team for Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) to ensure peace and stability within the association was inaugurated last weekend in Sunyani.
(TSITO) SOUTH DAYI :
Skulls of missing twins found
Wednesday, May 28 2008
An intensive search for nine-year-old twins, Benjamin and Joseph Bani, whose disappearance was announced last January has produced a horrific story in Tsito in the Volta Region.
WEST MAMPRUSI:
Classroom blocks for schools
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Three schools in the West Mamprusi District have been handed keys to newly constructed 3-unit classroom blocks.
ACCRA:
Let’s rejuvenate the tourism sector – Oboshie
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Mrs. Oboshie Sai-Cofie, has urged staff in the tourism sector to help rejuvenate the sector since tourism was the single most important thing that could help the country move from the poverty brackets.
CAPE COAST:
Help cut fish imports
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Minister of Fisheries, Mrs. Gladys Asmah, has appealed to Ghanaians to go into aquaculture as a profitable business venture and not just as a hobby to curtail the nation’s fish imports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts appoint Polo
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Hearts of Oak have appointed former legend,Mohammed Polo, as coach of its youth team,Auroras.
NZEMA EAST:
Ex-convicts re-arrested
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Two ex-convicts who just came out of jail for stealing 200 cattle in the Nzema East District are back in police grip for another stealing offence.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede Ayew invited for Satellites camp
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The technical team of Ghana’s Under-20 team,the Black Satellites, has invited nine foreign based players to bolster their squad for the African Youth Championship qualifer next month.
ATIWA :
Bear with Government- Minister
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram Asiedu, has appealed to the chiefs and people of Atiwa District to bear with Government as it try to provide them with development projects.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mid-week Preview
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Asante Kotoko host Kessben FC at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on wednesday in the week’s top-liner of the Onetouch Premier League.
(ABUESI) NDC :
High school drop out rate disturbing
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Mr. Gabriel K. Essilfie, a 58-year- old consultant and aspiring National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Shama, said the high school drop out rate, low education standards and rising teenage pregnancy in the constituency was alarming.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts coach wants respect
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Hearts coach,Eyal Lachman,has hit out at the team’s supporters after earning an unexpected 3-3 draw against leaders Asante Kotoko on Sunday.
HO:
MCE denies buying low cost houses
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Mawutor Goh, has denied buying 72 low cost houses being put up for sale by government at the Mawuli Estates in Ho.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
New refuse disposal site for STMA
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has created a new refuse disposal site at Diabenekrom, Public Relations Officer of the Assembly ,Mr John Laste has announced.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan on Boro’s list?
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Ghana midfielder, Anthony Annan claims English side, Middlesborough may be interested in signing him.
(GOMOA TEKYIM) EFFUTU:
Man arrested over farmer’s death
Wednesday, May 28 2008
A 38-year-old farmer from Gomoa-Tekyim, Kwesi Odoom is helping the Winneba Police in their investigations into the killing of one Kojo Takyi at Gomoa-Tekyim in the Effutu MunicipalityA 38-year-old farmer from Gomoa-Tekyim, Kwesi Odoom is helping the Winneba Police in their investigations into the killing of one Kojo Takyi at Gomoa-Tekyim in the Effutu MunicipalityA 38-year-old farmer from Gomoa-Tekyim, Kwesi Odoom is helping the Winneba Police in their investigations into the killing of one Kojo Takyi at Gomoa-Tekyim in the Effutu MunicipalityA 38-year-old farmer from Gomoa-Tekyim, Kwesi Odoom is helping the Winneba Police in their investigations into the killing of one Kojo Takyi at Gomoa-Tekyim in the Effutu Municipality
(BIAKPA-FUME) HO:
Wrongful occupancy in assembly
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Assembly Member for Biakpa-Fume in the Ho Municipal Assembly who resigned from the assembly more than a year ago, is seeking to resume her seat in the assembly.
TECHIMAN:
Oil discovery takes centre stage
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, has alleged that some political parties are taking advantage of the discovery of oil in the country to seek loans to embark on their political campaigns.
(ANLOGA) KETA:
Mangrove plants commemorate Environment Day
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency has planted 1,000 mangrove seedlings along the Anlo Beach Estuary as part of activities marking World Environment Day.
BAWKU:
Headway in Bawku peace talks
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Members of the National Peace Council have appealed to the Upper  East Regional Security Council and other stakeholders working towards  lasting solution to the Bawku conflict to remain neutral.
(EDWENASE) KMA:
More youth into armed robbery
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Ashanti Regional Crime Officer of Ghana Police Service,  Mr Bright Oduro, has cautioned taxi drivers operating in the Kumasi Metropolis, to be vigilant with the youth who hired their services. 
SUNYANI:
More money into Abesim Water Works
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The government is sourcing 92 million dollars concessional credit facility from the United States government to undertake expansion works at Abesim Water Headworks to improve the distribution of water in the Sunyani Municipality and environs.
ACCRA:
Feeding Grant in Parliament
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei,  has announced that latest payments to senior high schools
in the north as feeding grants would get to the schools by Friday May 30.

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Wassa Mutual Health Scheme makes strides
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The Wassa West Mutual Health Insurance Scheme  with over 50 percent subscriber penetration has been described as one of the fastest growing schemes in the Western Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Regard your trade as business
Thursday, May 29 2008
Dr. Oppong Mensah-Aborampah, of the Root and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Programme (RTIMP), has urged farmers to regard farming as business and adopt the appropriate business altitude towards it.
ACCRA:
Formulate comprehensive reproductive policy
Thursday, May 29 2008
A social worker has called for the formulation of a comprehensive reproductive health policy to ensure healthy and resourceful population for national development.
(KUMASI) KMA:
WHO assists Nursing and Midwifery Colleges.
Thursday, May 29 2008
World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH) is assisting 20 Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges (NMTCs) in the country medical teaching aids to facilitate academic work.
(ODUMASE) MANYA KROBO:
Worry over delays in releasing report
Thursday, May 29 2008
The people of Manya Krobo are seething with anger over the inability of the Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (ERCC), to release a report the council commissioned into the ownership of the Odugblase Limestone quarry, which is being contested by both the Manya and Yilo Krobo traditional Councils.
BOLGATANGA:
Assembly assists farmers
Thursday, May 29 2008
Eight hundred and sixty-eight farmers in the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly were supported by the assembly to undertake dry season farming last year to ensure adequate food supply after the August/September 2007 floods.
BOLE:
Bole clamps down on extra classes
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Bole District Assembly, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service has directed all Junior High Schools in the district to schedule their extra classes and private studies between 3.00pm and 5.00pm instead of the current night classes.
ACCRA:
Reposition Africa for global ICT challenges
Thursday, May 29 2008
Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation (CTO), Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has called on African leaders to reposition the continent’s developmental priorities to meet the global information, communication and technology (ICT) challenges.
(BONSAASO) AMANSIE WEST:
Journalists visit Millennuim Village Project
Thursday, May 29 2008
A 12-member press team from the Tokyo International Conference of Africa (TICAD), has paid a two-day visit to the Millennuim Village Project (MVP) at Bonsaaso in Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.
(EJISU)EJISU JUABEN:
MCE commends revenue collectors
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly collected GH¢42,380.00 as internally generated fund between January to March out of its target of GH¢202,408, 00.
(BIBIANI)BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWEI :
Beer bar operator fined
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Bibiani circuit court has fined Kwaku Nkrumah, a 27-year-old beer bar operator from Sefwi Aboduabo, GH¢300 for causing unlawful harm to Abii Frafra a farmer, aged 27.
SAVELUGU/NANTON:
Philanthropists register people for NHIS
Thursday, May 29 2008
Residents in the West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region receive assistance to register for the National Health Insurance Scheme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tema Youth shine at Tamale
Thursday, May 29 2008
Real Tamale United (RTU) once again failed to snatch the three maximum points in the 21st Week Onetouch mid-week Premier league encounter when visiting Tema Youth held them at home to spilt the points with a two-two drawn game at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
ACCRA :
National award list to be screened
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Ministry of Information and National Orientation said nominated personalities for national awards were to be screened before formal endorsement by the President.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Women’s wing kicks against national award list
Thursday, May 29 2008
The women’s wing of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has  kicked against President John Agyekum Kufuor’s nomination of the main opposition National Democratic Congress flag bearer, Professor John Evans Atta Mills for a National Award.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna shock Liberty
Thursday, May 29 2008
Zaytuna United handed Liberty Professionals their heaviest defeat of the season with a 3-1 drubbing on Wednesday in their Week 21 clash of the Onetouch Premier League played at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold spank Olympics
Thursday, May 29 2008
Bottom club Accra Great Olympics suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at the hands of visiting Obuasi Ashantigold in their 21st Week Onetouch Premier League match at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions move up on table
Thursday, May 29 2008
In-form Kpando Heart of Lions on Wednesday beat Gamba All Blacks 2-1 in their 21st Week Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Kpando stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stretch lead
Thursday, May 29 2008
Two goals scored by Kwadwo Poku enabled Kumasi Asante Kotoko to beat Kessben F/C 2-0 in their mid-week Onetouch Premier league match played at Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
Village razed down
Thursday, May 29 2008
The entire Jimbali village, in the Bunkprugu-Yunyoo District of the
Northern Region, was yesterday razed to the ground in the second day of renewed fighting between Mamprusis and Bimobas over a parcel of farm land.
ACCRA:
Free healthcare for children
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Ministry of Health has announced that children under 18 years will now enjoy free coverage under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Armando wants to know fate
Thursday, May 29 2008
Former Ghana international,Baba Adamu Armando,wants the management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko to come clean on his future with the club.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
CHRAJ ensures sanity in Kwaebibirem
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Kwaebibirem District Office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in 2007 received a total of 235 cases/complaints for investigation and redress, out of which 210 were settled.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Customary Land Administration strenghtened
Thursday, May 29 2008
Two Customary Land Secretariats have been inaugurated at separate ceremonies at Nkawie and Toase in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District.
(ALAVANYO) HOHOE:
Alavanyo goes hi-tech
Thursday, May 29 2008
A GH¢ 10,000 computer laboratory for the Alavanyo Evangelical
Presbytarian Trades Training Centre has been inaugurated at Alavanyo in the Hohoe District.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Regional Minister critical of district assemblies
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has lashed out at
district assemblies in the region for their lackadaisical attitude to
development activities which is slowing down the pace of development in the various ditricts.
BAWKU:
Peace Council calls for parties’ corporation
Thursday, May 29 2008
The National Peace Council has called for support and corporation of  the feuding factions in its efforts to foster peace and unity in the
Bawku Municipality.
ACCRA:
Oil find proposals continue
Thursday, May 29 2008
The Minister Designate for Energy, at his vetting on Thursday, said only effective management and popular participation of the Ghanaian citizenry would guarantee the anticipated benefits fom the oil find.
ACCRA:
Foreign impact on agriculture reviewed
Thursday, May 29 2008
A team of experts from the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in Netherlands are in Accra to evaluate the impact of its products and services in improving agriculture in the country.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Builsa NHIS hits national target
Friday, May 30 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Builsa District is the first in the country to hit the national target of registering 60 per cent of the population in its area of jurisdiction.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Assembly signs MOU with QUEAD
Friday, May 30 2008
A Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Ahafo-Ano North District Assembly and Q-Education Aid Ghana (QUEAD), a Ghanaian Charity Organisation based in Tema to provide a two-year education intervention.
ACCRA :
Authority welcomes health policy
Friday, May 30 2008
The National Health Authority has welcomed the President John Agyekum Kufuor’s decision to decouple children less than18 years from their parent’s registration with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
CAPE COAST:
GJA calls for members’ united front
Friday, May 30 2008
The General Secretary of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA),  Mr Bright Blewu has called on members of the Association to keep a united front to avoid being used by politicians for their personal gains, particularly in this election year.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Compensation for land and property owners
Friday, May 30 2008
Government has said, it would pay compensation to all persons whose lands or properties had been affected in the interest of national projects.
WA :
Stay home and develop the region
Friday, May 30 2008
A traditional ruler in the Upper West Region, Naa Sohimwiniye Danah Gore II, the  Paramount Chief of the Dorimon Traditional Area, has called on citizens of the region not to forget the region but to come back and play their effective roles in its development.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Policy would not lead to higher population
Friday, May 30 2008
Eastern Regional Population Officer, Mr Kofi Abinah, has denied that the 42.5 million pounds free medical care for pregnant women deal the President clinched with the British government might lead to birth explosion.
BOLGATANGA :
Call for increment of road Levy
Friday, May 30 2008
Participants at a forum on financing road maintenance held in Bolgatanga have stressed the need to increase road levy to enable government to undertake regular and quality maintenance of roads.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Scrap dealer in court
Friday, May 30 2008
A Scrap dealer, Negble Kotoka, who appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with stealing a bus has been remanded in prison custody.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Man in court for stealing 20 goats
Friday, May 30 2008
Kwaku Essel and his friend Kwaku Gomado stole 20 goats on a night of goats stealing operation on December 26 last year but Gomado was arrested and Essel escaped.
ACCRA:
Flights at KIA not affected by fuel crisis
Friday, May 30 2008
Flights at KIA not affected by fuel crisis Flight schedules at the Kotoka International Airport, have not been affected by the current shortage in aviation fuel.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics management quit
Friday, May 30 2008
The outgoing management team of relegation-threatened premier league side, Accra Great Olympics,has blamed the club’s supporters for their slump in form.
TAMALE :
Help promote peace in conflict situations
Friday, May 30 2008
Journalists have been urged to help promote peace and stability in
conflict situations by keeping their eyes and ears to the ground and
alerting the authorities when signs of conflict begin to show.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Princesses near World Cup dream
Friday, May 30 2008
Ghana are closing on a dream FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals as the women’s Under-20 team, the Black Princesses remain two games away from reaching that dream.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Herve counts on Ghana experience
Friday, May 30 2008
Zambia coach Renerd Herve says he will draw some inspiration during his tenure with Ghana to qualify for their debut World Cup appearance in 2010 to be hosted in South Africa.
WA :
Change attitude for development- MP
Friday, May 30 2008
The National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Lawra/Nandom, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor, has said for any meaningful development to take place in the Upper West Region, there was the need for the people to change their attitude.
(ACCRA) NDC :
TEIN condemns violence in NPP
Friday, May 30 2008
The Tertiary Educational Institutions Network, (TEIN), Legon Branch has condemned violent acts of the NPP and asked all peace loving Ghanaians to reject the NPP at the December elections for Professor Atta Mills to guarantee national peace and fix Ghana’s wrecked economy.
ACCRA:
’Food crisis stimulant to higher production’
Friday, May 30 2008
The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Ernest Debrah, has said the global food crisis is an opportunity for Ghana to improve food productivity.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Three held over cab robbery
Friday, May 30 2008
A taxi driver who was allegedly robbed of his taxi cab in March when three armed men hired his cab narrated how the operation was carried out at a High Court in Cape Coast on Friday.
(ASOKWA) KMA:
Support for Asokwa fire victims
Friday, May 30 2008
Some 224 people who received burns as a result of the Engas explosion at Asokwa in Kumasi last year have received a total of GH¢ 6,720 out of GH¢ 9,000 raised by the Disaster Fund Committee.
(KNUST) KMA:
Ghana Telecom supports KNUST
Friday, May 30 2008
Ghana Telecommunication Company Limited has presented a multi-purpose printing equipment to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at a ceremony in Accra.
CAPE COAST:
Exchange Programmes now within
Friday, May 30 2008
Students from Senior High Schools now have the opportunity to move to another school for a period of one month and return to their schools with new experiences.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Jolly ride for Kintampo township soon
Friday, May 30 2008
Contract for the tarring of roads within the Kintampo township in the has been terminated with immediate effect.
(YAAKROM) DORMAA:
Community wants electricity restored
Friday, May 30 2008
The Chiefs and Opinion leaders of Yaakrom, a farming community in the Dormaa Municipality have appealed through their Municipal Assembly to government to as a matter of necessity, reconnect the town to the national electricity grid.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
’Vocational training must meet professional proficiency’
Friday, May 30 2008
The Deputy Director of the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI), in charge of programmes and Operations, Mr Clement Kofi Osei-Tutu has stated that ill-equipped Vocational Centres would not be able to make any desirable impact on government’s new educational reforms.
(ABESIM) SUNYANI:
Catholic University in the news
Friday, May 30 2008
Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG), Professor Ephraim James, has advised Ghanaians to look for alternative sources of energy and not depend only on the Volta River Authority for the supply of electricity.
TAMALE:
Veep task banks to facilitate food security
Saturday, May 31 2008

Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has challenged the banks to strengthen agricultural financing in order to cushion the rising cost of grains on the international market and facilitate national food security

ACCRA:
Communication Service Tax begins on Sunday
Saturday, May 31 2008

The VAT Service has reminded the general public that the Communication Service Tax (CST), popularly known as the Talk Tax, would begin on Sunday.

(KUMASI):
Goil increases sales volumes
Saturday, May 31 2008

The Ghana Oil Company Limited (Goil) says it has registered significant increases in sales volumes since it began the “She no ma” promotion early this year.

ACCRA:
Timber companies bid for rights
Saturday, May 31 2008

Government on Friday conducted bidding session for the first batch of applicants for Off-Reserve Timber Utilization Contract (TUC) areas.

ACCRA:
Ten million smokers to die by 2025 – Doctor
Saturday, May 31 2008

Mortalities from tobacco would soon overtake the combined deaths due to pneumonia, diarrhoea, TB and obstetrical, putting a “death sentence” on the lives of about 70 to 75 per cent of tobacco smokers in developing countries, a medical doctor said.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Minister expresses worry about high mortality rate
Saturday, May 31 2008

Eastern Regional Minster, Mr. Kwadwo Afram-Asiedu, has expressed worry over the undulating trend of maternal mortality in the area.
     

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Develop clay, marble and granite industries
Saturday, May 31 2008

Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Miss Joyce R. Aryee, has suggested that the clay, marble and granite Industry, which had been ignored over the years, should engage the attention of policy makers without any further delay.
    

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Five charged for stealing
Saturday, May 31 2008

 A-28-year-old Suhum District Manager of Adwumapa Cocoa Buying Company, Colon Mark appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with stealing GH¢10,440 belonging to the company.

ACCRA:
VRA Board named new chief executive
Saturday, May 31 2008

The Board of the Volta River Authority (VRA) has appointed Owura Kwaku Sarfo as Chief Executive.

(KUMASI) KMA:
SOS builds third Village in Kumasi
Saturday, May 31 2008

The SOS Children’s Villages, Ghana, an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Friday laid the foundation stone for commencement of work on a third village in Kumasi, at the cost of three million dollars.

ACCRA :
Ghana to head African group on telecommunication
Saturday, May 31 2008

Ghana has been selected to preside over the meeting of the African group in the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly to be held in Johannesburg in South Africa in October.

AKIM ODA:
NFED benefits nation
Saturday, May 31 2008

The Municipal Director of Non-Formal Education Division (NFED), Mr Bruce Amoako, said the nation had achieved much from the NFED as a tool for national development.