(DROBO)JAMAN SOUTH:
Food vendors to undergo screening
Friday, May 01 2009
A screening exercise is to be carried out on food vendors in the JAman South District.
ACCRA:
Bamboo is emerging rural industry – Minister
Friday, May 01 2009
Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs, Ms. Akua Sena Dansua,  said government was encouraging the use of non-traditional tree species, specifically bamboo, as a supplementary raw material for entrepreneurs in the wood industry.
ACCRA:
Total Ghana supports malaria campaign
Friday, May 01 2009
Total Petroleum Ghana Limited organised a float and children’s party across the country to  create awareness on the need to prevent malaria.
ACCRA:
GAWU congratulates workers on May Day
Friday, May 01 2009
As Ghanaian workers join the world to mark workers (MAy Day), the General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has sent a congratulatory message to all workers in the country for their contribution towards development.   
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
GCB supports Aboakyer Festival with GH¢1,000
Friday, May 01 2009
A cheque of GH¢1,000 was presented to the Effutu Traditional Council in support of this year’s Aboakyer Festival.
ACCRA:
Chieftaincy Minister meets two Ambassadors
Friday, May 01 2009
Minister for Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr Alexander Asum-Ahensah, held separate meetings with the Chinese Ambasador to Ghana Mr Yu Wenzhe and the Iranian Cultural Counselor to Ghana Mr Abbas Ali Afsari in Accra.
EJISU-JUABEN:
Facelift for Ejisu town roads
Friday, May 01 2009
Work would soon begin on the GH¢468,317 Ejisu Township roads being financed by the Government.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Otumfuo shows appreciation
Friday, May 01 2009
The Planning Committee of the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has expressed gratitude to the President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, for not only joining Otumfuo and Asanteman to commemorate the event, but for providing various forms of support to make the occasion a memorable one.
ACCRA:
Government salutes Ghana’s labour force
Friday, May 01 2009
Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, Mr Antwi-Boasiako Kyere, said government appreciated the tremendous contribution of workers towards the development of the country.
ACCRA:
German Government donates IT equipment to KAITPC
Friday, May 01 2009
The German Government presented a set of IT equipment worth 150,000.00 Euro and a Pajero four-wheel drive vehicle to the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Play vital role in the upbringing of children
Friday, May 01 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu- Ampofo, has appealed to parents to place premium on the upbringing of their children so that they could grow up with a sense of responsibility and vision.
   
(KASOA)AWUTU SENYA:
15-member development committee inaugurated
Friday, May 01 2009
A 15-member Sub-committee on Production and Gainful Employment (SPGE) has been inaugurated in Awutu-Senya District.
ACCRA:
Stakeholders to meet on Single-Spine Pay Structure
Friday, May 01 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has assured the Leadership of Organized Labour that a major stakeholders consultative workshop would be organized in the middle of May to discuss the eventual implementation of the Single-Spine Pay Structure.
HO:
Women in Ho tidy up central market
Friday, May 01 2009
The Ho Central Market was given a fresh look by women including queens during a three-hour clean up exercise in Ho organized by the Volta Region branch of Department of Women.
NATIONAL:
Labour warns of thinning patience
Saturday, May 02 2009
Ghanaian workers Friday chose the celebration of Labour Day to serve government a notice that their patience over outstanding salary issues is thinning very fast.
(DICHEMSO) KMA:
Residents in fight against LPG site
Saturday, May 02 2009
The decision by the Management of Mamba Gas Company Limited, to construct a Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) filling station at the Dichemso roundabout, a suburb of Kumasi, has been met with fierce resistance by residents of the area, led by the Assembly Member, Mr. K wabena Nsenkyire.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
More DCEs take office
Saturday, May 02 2009
President Mills’ District Chief Executive nominee for Adansi North was a shade lucky when he secured the exact two-thirds majority votes to gain his confirmation by the assembly.
NATIONAL:
Ghana attains hunger reductions target
Sunday, May 03 2009
Ghana is the only country in sub-saharan Africa to have attained the hunger reduction target of the Millenium Development Goals even before the 2015 target, says two United Nations Food Agencies.
ACCRA:
’High Court ruling on labour law needs scrutiny’
Sunday, May 03 2009
The Ghana Trades Union Congress has expressed misgivings about a decision of an Accra High Court to the effect that employers could hire and fire without giving any reasons for the termination of employment.   
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Tuafo Asafo Company wins Aboakyer
Sunday, May 03 2009
The Tuafo Number One Asafo Company has won this year’s Aboakyer Festival of the Chiefs and people of Effutu Traditional Area.
TAMALE:
Minister in call for unity
Sunday, May 03 2009
Minister of State at the Presidency, Mr Rashid Pelpuo, Saturday called on indigenes of the three northern regions to unite and ensure rapid development of their homeland.
TAMALE:
Health Service trains community agents
Sunday, May 03 2009
The Northern Regional Directorate of Health Services has trained over 3,756 Community Based Agents and 64 Service providers under its programmes of Home Management of Malaria and the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.
NATIONAL:
Single Spine Salary Structure: Mills upbeat
Sunday, May 03 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills says progress has been made on discussions on the Single Spine pay structure, and Government is studying a report submitted by a Technical Team on the pay policy for further action.   
ACCRA:
Airport Authorities in fight against Swine Flu
Sunday, May 03 2009
The Director General of the Public Health Sector of the  Ghana Health Service says the Service is taking measures to ensure that workers at the Kotoka International Airport, especially those who come directly into contact with in-coming passengers, wear protective masks when dealing with passengers.
(DENU) KETU SOUTH:
CEPS intercepts smugled pre-mix fuel
Sunday, May 03 2009
The Aflao Collection of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service early Saturday arrested a fuel smuggling ring operating around Denu in the Ketu South District and seized at least 2,000 litres of pre-mix fuel.
BOLGATANGA :
Government to revitalise agriculture in Northern sector
Monday, May 04 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has said that government would soon implement measures to improve agriculture to create employment and facilitate development in the Northern part of the country.
ACCRA :
Christians urged to transform society
Monday, May 04 2009
The 35th West Volta Presbytery Conference of the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church has ended in Accra  with a call on Christians to emulate Jesus, the good shepherd, to transform the society.
(KPONE-BAWALESHIE) DANGME WEST:
Dutch NGO builds community school
Monday, May 04 2009
The Prisma Group of Enschede in Holland, a Dutch NGO, has donated a four-classroom block, valued at 17,000 Euros to the people of Kpone-Bawaleshie near Dodowa.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Farmer admits defiling 13-year-old girl
Monday, May 04 2009
The Asamankese Circuit Court has remanded in prison custody a 29-year-old farmer who admitted defiling a 13-year-old girl.
NATIONAL:
Government commends media
Monday, May 04 2009
Government has commended the Ghanaian media for its “inspirational role across Africa” despite the challenges facing practitioners.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Western Region honours workers
Monday, May 04 2009
The Western Regional Secretariat of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has awarded some 30 workers who have contributed to the growth of their various unions at Takoradi.
(LEGON) AMA :
Legon police arrest run away armed robber
Monday, May 04 2009
The Legon District Police Command arrested a suspected armed robber during a routine road block operation at the American House and Adjiringanor junction, last Friday.
   
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Assemblies urged to ensure accountability
Monday, May 04 2009
Municipal and District Assemblies have been urged to ensure transparency and accountability to the people.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Nominee secures assembly’s blessing
Monday, May 04 2009
The Kwahu East District Assembly has finally approved the nomination of Mr Samuel Asamoah for the post of District Chief Executive.
(BUIPE)CENTRAL GONJA :
Nominee gets approval after second vote
Monday, May 04 2009
The District Chief Executive nominee for Central Gonja District Assembly, Mr Issifu Salisu Be-awuribe, has finally found favour with the assembly members and confirmed as DCE in a second round of voting.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Adansi North confirmes DCE
Monday, May 04 2009
Alhaji Abdul Latef Majdoub, the President’s nominee for Adansi North District Chief Executive (DCE), was a shade lucky when he secured the exact two-thirds majority votes to gain his confirmation by the assembly.
(NKRUMAH CIRCLE) AMA :
Porn CD dealer remanded
Monday, May 04 2009
Three out of the six suspected criminals arrested at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle by the Nima Police for their alleged involvement in the sale of pornographic compact discs have been remanded by an Accra circuit court.
NATIONAL:
President Mills to meet with British PM Brown
Monday, May 04 2009
President John Atta Mills will pay a three-day visit to the United Kingdom (UK) from May 6, during which he will hold talks with British Premier Gordon Brown and other leaders to foster closer development cooperation between the two countries.
(BOTOKU) KPANDO:
Government to increase investment in agriculture
Monday, May 04 2009
Government is determined to increase its investment in agriculture in order to guarantee internal food security and make the country a net exporter of food.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Four arrested for raiding K’dua Fisheries Dept
Monday, May 04 2009
The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested four persons for allegedly breaking into the Regional Office of the Department of Fisheries at Koforidua and stealing computers and accessories as well as other items.
ACCRA:
Ex-President Kufuor returns home
Monday, May 04 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor returned to Accra after a two-week visit to the United States and Germany.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Two Aboakyer Asafo companies clash
Monday, May 04 2009
About nine people were wounded and two government vehicles had their windscreens and driving mirrors damaged following a clash between the two Asafo Companies involved in the celebration of the Aboakyer festival in Winneba last Friday.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Ten Police recruits in court for forgery
Monday, May 04 2009
Ten Police recruits from the Winneba Police Training School who used forged certificates to enlist into the school last year have appeared before a Winneba district magistrate’s court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Osei finally lands U.S
Monday, May 04 2009
Years of patience finally paid off for Ghanaian international defender, Emmanuel Osei "Obour" who has finally landed in the U.S to continue his career with New England Revolution in the MLS.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Bukari pushes Sahel forward
Monday, May 04 2009
Ghanaian striker Sadat Bukari scored one of the two goals that helped Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel dump Libyan outfit Al Ahly out of the Caf Champions League and booked a place in the money zone.
ACCRA:
Government must develop the arts
Monday, May 04 2009
Professor Ama Ata Aidoo, a renowned novelist, has appealed to the government and the society as a whole to support the arts, describing the industry as the oil that keeps society running.
(SEKONDI)STMA:
Ministeries train in population issues
Monday, May 04 2009
The Western Regional office of the National Population Council (NPC) has organized a one-day seminar on population and development planning for representatives of ministries, departments and agencies at Sekondi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Joetex nets hat trick
Monday, May 04 2009
Black Stars striker Joetex Asamoah Frimpong grabbed a hat-trick in the Swiss League as Lucerne thrashed Aarau 4-0 at home on Saturday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to host Com-Unity programme
Monday, May 04 2009
The Ghana Football Association will be hosting its community partners in a three-day session to improve the value of the sport in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston dreams of premiership move
Monday, May 04 2009
Ghana international, Laryea Kingston admits his dream to play in the Premier League as he returned to action for Hearts in the Scottish league over the weekend.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Paramount chief appeals for chiefs
Monday, May 04 2009
Togbui Amanyah Fiti V, Paramount chief of Aflao Traditional Area, has called on the government and the nation’s development partners to give traditional rulers some strategic role in the development process.
ACCRA :
Two police officers interdicted
Monday, May 04 2009
The Police Service has interdicted two senior police officers, ACP Kofi Danso Adei- Acheampong and Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Abanga for professional misconduct.
KMA:
Be hard working.
Monday, May 04 2009
Miss Joyce Adeline Aryee, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has charged Ghanaian women to leave a legacy for posterity through hard work.
(NUNGUA)LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR :
JHS leaver drowns at hotel
Monday, May 04 2009
An inter-schools leavers’ pool party for Junior High School students in Nungua organized by Red Lyon Entertainment on Saturday April 25 at the His Royal Majesty Hotel, formerly known as the Royal Ravico Hotel, went sour when a 16-year-old Junior High School leaver got drowned in the hotel’s pool.
KMA:
More congratulatory messages
Monday, May 04 2009
The Volta Co-ordinating Council (VCC) in the Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo regions has congratulated Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, on his 59th birthday which falls on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bechem Utd pick bronze in Italy
Monday, May 04 2009
Ghanaian second-tier side Bechem United beat Serbian side Partizan Belgrade 2-1 on Friday to win bronze at this year’s Trofeo Nereo Rocco tournament in Italy.
SUNYANI:
Public servants urged to be sacrificial
Monday, May 04 2009
Alhaji Umar Abdul Kadir, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Chief Imam, has called on public servants to develop the spirit of volunteerism at their workplaces to increase productivity towards accelerated national development.
    
SUNYANI:
Women will make Ghana better
Monday, May 04 2009
Mrs. Akua Debrah, a retired educationist, has called for the government’s immediate support to empower various women organizations towards poverty reduction in the country.
    
(SEKONDI)STMA :
Welding machine worth 162,000 stolen
Monday, May 04 2009
A Sekondi District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Kwabena Fante, a labourer, to 24 months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing three big wielding cylinders valued at 162,000 Ghana Cedis.
 
HOHOE:
Hohoe -Jasikan road claims six lifes
Monday, May 04 2009
A total of six people died, four on the spot, when two 207 Mercedes Benz collided on the Hohoe-Jasikan road, last Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA wants to draw fans
Monday, May 04 2009
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has initiated moves to draw fans to the various stadia during matches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Qunicy braces for rare City start
Monday, May 04 2009
Ghana winger Quincy Owusu Abeyie is set for a rare start for his English Championship side Cardiff City this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari scores for Inter
Monday, May 04 2009
Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari scored on his return to keep Inter Milan within touching distance of a fourth successive Serie A title in a 2-0 win over Lazio at the San Siro on Saturday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fresh Gyan blow for Ghana
Monday, May 04 2009
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is likely to be out of action for a long time because of a latest injury setback.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FIFA assures media
Monday, May 04 2009
Sepp Blatter, President of Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has assured the international sporting press that his outfit will ensure the provision of the state of the art media facility at the 2010, World Cup in South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal share points with RTU
Monday, May 04 2009
Kumasi King Faisal were held by visiting Real Tamale United (RTU) to a pulsating 0-0 drawn game in their Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks show Kotoko Black
Monday, May 04 2009
Gamba All Blacks made mince meat of visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko when they beat them 2-1 in their Glo Premier League match played at the Swedru Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars hold AshGold
Monday, May 04 2009
Wa All Stars held struggling Obuasi AshGold F/C to a goalless drawn game in the second round of the Glo Premier League match played at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium on Sunday.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Crying DCE: ’Tears were for my people’
Monday, May 04 2009
The District Chief Executive nominee for Kwahu East has denied tears he shed at an assembly meeting to approve his nomination were for the fear of losing the ballot.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas beat Chelsea
Monday, May 04 2009
Sekondi Hasaacas on Sunday beat visiting Bechem Chelsea 2-1 in their Glo Premier League match played at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty stretched by Sporting Mirren
Monday, May 04 2009
Liberty Professionals fought relentlessly to gain an equalizer in their 2-2 drawn game against Sporting Mirrenin their Glo Premier League match at the Ohene Djan Stadium in a late kick-off on Sunday.
(KATH) KMA:
Minister calls doctors to order
Monday, May 04 2009
The Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa-Adjah Yankey Monday urged doctors and all health workers to resort to negotiations rather than strike actions in pressing for their demands.
(KONGO) BAWKU WEST:
NGO in aid of the poor
Monday, May 04 2009
The Centre for Sustainable Development, a non-governmental organization in the Upper East Region, has sponsored over 200 students under its Education and Improvement Programme.
ACCRA:
Two held over cab robbery
Monday, May 04 2009
Two persons who robbed a driver of his taxi cab, took all his belongings and money and stripped him naked, were on Monday put before a Circuit Court in Accra charged with conspiracy and robbery.
SUNYANI:
High Commissioner issues stern warning
Monday, May 04 2009
Nigeria’s High Commissioner in Ghana, Musiliu O. Obanikoro, has given assurance of his country’s support to Clamp down on Nigerians who go contrary to the laws of Ghana.
(TEMA) TMA :
Port operators told to remove bottlenecks
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Deputy Minister of Transport, Madam Dzifa Aku Attivor has underscored the need for stakeholders in the maritime industry to remove bottlenecks that impede trade at the ports for increased revenue generation.
NATIONAL :
Climate change to affect Ghana soon
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Participants at a round-table have agreed that Climate Change issues were real and a fact in Ghana and called on government to implement measures to deal with it since it could affect the agricultural sector as well as the economy.
HO:
Church petitions police over assault of member
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Kekeli Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Ho has petitioned the Volta Regional Police Command to investigate an incident in which two policemen allegedly assaulted its member resulting in damages to one of his eardrums.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament gets ready for RTI Bill
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The leadership of the legislature have given indications of their approval for the passage of the Right to Information law and called on the executive to lay the bill before the House.
AWUTU SENYA:
Awutus urged to co-operate with new DCE
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Omankrado of the Awutu Traditional Area, Nai Kwao Kurabi Clottey III, has advised Awutu and Senya citizens in and outside the country to lend their maximum support and co-operation to the recently-confirmed District Chief Executive for the area to ensure speedy development of the district.
(DZODZE) KETU NORTH:
Nominee fails to get the nod
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The  hope of Mr Moses Azaglo, a 54 year old teacher to become the District Chief Executive for the Ketu North District was dashed, when the assembly members rejected him at an assembly meeting at Dzodze.
(ABLEKUMA CENTRAL) NDC :
MP urges supporters to remain calm
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Mr Theophilus Tetteh Chaie, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ablekuma Central, has urged members of the party to remain calm.
(AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU SENYA :
Complete rehabilitation work on Awutu Lorry Park- GPRTU
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Leaders of the Awutu Beraku branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union of the Trades Union Congress (GPRTU) have appealed to the authorities of the Awutu/ Senya District Assembly to ensure early completion of the rehabilitation work on the main lorry park in the district capital without delay.
BAWKU :
Kusasis attribute recent violence to armed robbers
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Opinion leaders of the Kusasis in the Bawku Traditional Area have attributed the violence that broke out on April 30 at the cattle market to armed robbers who wanted to take advantage of the conflict in the area to rob people.
  
HOHOE
Barber before court for defilement
Tuesday, May 05 2009
An 18-year old barber, Williams Norgbey at Kpoeta in the Hohoe Municipality has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court for defiling a 15 year-old Junior High School girl.
BAWKU :
Curfew renewed
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its immediate environs has been renewed.
GUSHIEGU:
Interior minister renews curfew
Tuesday, May 05 2009
On the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils  and by Executive Instrument , the curfew imposed on the Gushiegu township has been renewed.
AKUAPIM SOUTH :
MCE sympathises with rainstorm victims
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The new Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Akuapem South, Dr. Godfred Osei Bonsu Amoah has toured three communities in the municipality where about 100 people have been rendered homeless  as a result of  the rainstorm that hit the area on Saturday.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Youth urged to acquire knowledge and skills
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs. Lucy Awuni has advised the youth to use their energies in studying and acquiring knowledge and skills that would benefit them in future.
ADAKLU- ANYIGBE :
New DCE elected
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The new District Chief Executive of the Adaklu -Anyigbe district, Mr. Micheal Komla Adzaho has been confirmed at Agotime -Kpetoe.
(KATH) KMA:
KATH releases cash for doctors
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Four days into the industrial action embarked on by junior doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the hospital authorities have released GH¢400,000 to cover the fuel allowances of the doctors.
ACCRA :
Haemophilia developing disease in Ghana
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Haematology department of the Korle Bu Teaching hospital in collaboration with other stakeholders in the health sector has launched the Ghana Haemophilia Society with a call on policy makers to co operate with international agencies to make medication accessible and affordable to patients living with haemophilia.
OBUASI :
Obuasi approves MCE
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Mr John Alexander Ackon, a former senior staff of AngloGold Ashanti, has gotten the nod to become the Municipal Chief Executive of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly when he secured 36 votes as against six at a meeting at the assembly in Obuasi.
(KUMASI) KMA:
I will deliver on campaign promises - Dr. Akoto
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso in Kumasi, Dr. Owusu
Afriyie Akoto, has assured the people of his constituency that promises made to them during the campaign period would be fulfilled.
(JAMESTOWN)AMA:
Sub chief threatens to sue
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Gbese Mantse in the Ga traditional area, Nii Okaidja III who is occupying the Gbese throne at the moment, has threatened to sue the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and the National security co-ordinator, Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo Lartey for raiding his Palace.
ADANSI SOUTH:
New DCE to know fate in 10 days
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Mr Opoku Ampofo Manu, the President’s nominee for the position of the Adansi South District Chief Executive (DCE) could not  secure the requisite two-thirds of votes cast at the meeting of the assembly held at New Edubiase in Ashanti.
EJISU JUABENG:
MCE elected
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Mr. Mohammed Boakye Agyemang, the President’s nominee as Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal Chief Executive as been accepted at the  new MCE by members of the Municipal Assembly at  Ejisu.
MFANTSEMAN:
Tutor gets the nod.
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Mfantsiman District Assembly, Mr Henry Kweku Hayfron, 41, a tutor at the OLA Training College, has been confirmed for the position as he polled 65 votes of the 69 cast by members present.
    
ABURA ASEBU KWAMANKESE:
Aspiring dce still hopeful
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The President’s nominee for Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese (AAK), Madam Aba Edusah, could not secure the two-thirds majority required to clinch the position as the district chief executive for the area.
TARKWA-NSUAEM:
No MCE yet
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly has failed to endorse the President’s nominee, Mrs. Christina Kobina, for the position of Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) as she could not secure two-thirds of the 37 votes cast by members present.
Prestea-Huni Valley:
District gets DCE
Tuesday, May 05 2009
Mr. Robert Wisdom Cudjoe, a former teacher of Fiaseman Senior High School, has been  endorsed as the Prestea-Huni Valley District Chief Executive.
(ODUMASE) LOWER MANYA KROBO:
Assembly okays DCE
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Lower Manya Krobo DCE designate, has been endorsed at an emergency assembly meeting.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Effutu NDC backs Mills’ man
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Effutu Constituency of the NDC Monday commended President John Evans Atta Mills for nominating Nii Ephraim as Municipal Chief Executive for the Effutu Municipality.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Anaba Zakari gets the nod
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, has commended the chiefs and people of Bechem Traditional area for their political maturity in accepting the President’s nominee, Mr Bukari Anaba Zakari, as the District Chief Executive for Tano South.
ACCRA:
Asiedu Nketia rebuffs criticisms over DCEs
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The ruling National Democratic Congress has rebutted claims it failed to do due diligence in the selection of District and Metropolitan Chief Executives.
TEMA:
Clearing procedures riddled with bureaucracy - Minister
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Deputy Minister of Transport has underscored the need for stakeholders in the maritime industry to remove bottlenecks that impede trade at the ports for increased revenue generation.   
BOLGATANGA:
Swine Flu scare, panic measures taken
Tuesday, May 05 2009
The Upper East Regional Health Directorate Tuesday urged the public, especially those who get in contact with foreigners, to report any symptoms of cold or catarrh to health institutions for tests and treatment.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Western Region to experience “above normal” rainfall
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Western Region would experience "above normal rainfall" of about 97 millimetres during the major rainfall season from April to June this year, the Regional Metrological Officer, Mr David Perry Osika has said.
(LOBOLI) HO:
Loboli under noise siege
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Residents of Loboli, a suburb of Ho, have complained about the continuous noisy disturbances that Churches in the area generate each night saying they hardly get any sleep.
    
(LIATE-WOTE) HOHOE :
Farmer fined for death threat
Wednesday, May 06 2009
A farmer at Liate-Wote, in the Hohoe Municipality, Charles Korku Gavi has been fined GH¢100 by a Hohoe Circuit Court for threat of death.
HO :
Rent tax compliance rate in V/R low- IRS
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Regional Director of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Mr Kwesi Oppong-Damoah has attributed the low compliance rate on rent tax to ignorance.
ACCRA :
Ex-ministers: We’re embarrassed at handling of cars issues
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Eleven ex-ministers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) said they were embarrassed at the way and manner government was handling issues concerning state vehicles they have acquired.
(TEMA) TMA :
Boankrah Inland Port project is 99 percent complete
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Basic infrastructural facilities at the Boankrah Inland Port project in the Ashanti Region is 99 percent complete, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Shippers Council (GSC), Mr Emmanuel Martey has said.
SUNYANI :
Catholic University urged to train more teachers
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Hon.Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo has called on authorities of Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) at Fiapre near Sunyani to train more teachers to meet the shortfall in the education sector.
   
(CASTLE) AMA :
Mills charges Armed Forces Council
Wednesday, May 06 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has tasked the reconstituted Ghana Armed Forces Council to work towards improving the welfare of servicemen, while at the same time engendering a high sense of accountability, sacrifice and hard work in the forces.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
New Juaben endorses nominee
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region have once again endorsed the President’s nominee, Mr Alex Asamoah, an
accountant, as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), bringing the number of confirmed MMDCEs to 19 out of 21 in the region.
(ACCRA) NDC :
NDC condemns “vote-buying” for MMDCE confirmation
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) condemned attempts at vote-selling and vote-buying, which had allegedly characterized the confirmation process of nominees for the position of Chief Executive in some district, municipal and metropolitan assemblies.
ACCRA :
Pay taxes- Commissioner
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Religious bodies engaged in activities of trade , employment ,investments have been reminded that they are tax compliant.
NATIONAL :
President Mills leaves for United Kingdom
Wednesday, May 06 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills left Accra on Tuesday night for a three-day official visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
ACCRA :
Stamps for Prof. and Cardio
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Ghana Post Company Limited has dedicated three majors stamps with designs depicting the biplane Anglography machine at the  Cardiothoracic centre to the management of the Cardiothoracic centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital in Accra.
WA :
NAGRAT ladies on the move
Wednesday, May 06 2009
A five-member Regional Executive of the Ladies of Excellence wing of the National Association of Graduate Teachers for the Upper West Region, has been inaugurated at Wa.
(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU JUABEN:
Dress code of nurses worrying
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the communities in attaining, maintaining, and recovering optimal health and functioning.
BONGO :
Clement Akugre sails through
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Luck finally fell on Mr Clement Akugre Atia, a 51 year old teacher,  who was nominated for the position of District Chief Executive for Bongo in the Upper East region and was confirmedby the assembly.
NATIONAL :
President Mills leaves for United Kingdom
Wednesday, May 06 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills left Accra on Tuesday night for a three-day official visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Endorse Vanderpuije as Mayor of Accra – Members urged
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), have been urged to confirm Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, President John Atta Mills’ nominee for the position of Metropolitan Chief Executive, to give direction for the development of Accra.
ACCRA :
Gov’t to investigate missing items from ministerial bungalows
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Minister of Water Resource, Works and Housing, Mr Albert Abongo has said government would investigate cases in which household items in ministerial bungalows are reported missing.
KMA :
Petty traders assisted.
Wednesday, May 06 2009
About 20 women engaged in petty trading in Kumasi have benefited from a 3000 Ghana cedis loan facility from the African Women Development Fund, (AWDF).
    
(KWABENYA) GA EAST:
Houses to be pulled down.
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), in collaboration with the se­curity agencies will soon embark on a massive and sustained demolition exercise to clear off unauthorised buildings on the Commission’s land at Kwabenya.
BOLGATANGA :
Gynaecologist worried.
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Dr Peter Baffoe, a gynaecologist at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, has expressed concern at the spate of rape and defilement cases in the country and said if pragmatic measures were not taken to deal with the problem immediately it would become worse.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Rent tax is feasible
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Landlords and land­ladies at Asamankese, capi­tal of the West Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region, have appealed to the Internal Revenue Ser­vice (IRS) to start tax collec­tion on rent from the begin­ning of 2009 instead of it taking retrospective effect.
(JEMA) KINTAMPO SOUTH:
Chief cautions the youth
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Divisional Chief of Jema Traditional Area in the Kintampo South District of Brong-Ahafo, Nana Amponsah II has cautioned the youth to desist from travelling abroad through the Sahara desert.
ACCRA :
Tree planting exercise to mark Osagyefo’s birthday
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Kick Malaria Out of Africa, a Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO) with assistance from the Ministry of Lands and Forestry, is to plant about 100 million tree seedlings throughout the country.
(AGONA KWANYAKO) AGONA EAST:
Farmers appeal to Defence Ministry
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Farmers at Kwanyako in the Agona East District of the Central Region, have appealed to the Ministry of Defence to save them from what they described as victimization by a Warrant Officer (WO) of the Army.
 
AMA :
Administration calls for calm.
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ridge Regional Hospital, Dr George Acquaye, has explained that monies for the payment of the fuel and salary arrears of junior doctors would have been paid by now but has been locked up in the financing of the National Health Insurance Scheme.
(AKYEM ANAMASE) BIRIM SOUTH :
Explore livestock and poultry farming
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Mr Samuel Akpade, Birim Central Municipal Agriculture Officer, has advised farmers to pay equal attention to livestock and poultry production as they do to food crop cultivation to help reduce poverty among them.
TEMA :
Ghanas’ maritime trade improves
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Ghana in 2008 recorded over 14.5 million tons in maritime trade, representing a 10 percent increase over the 13.2 million tons handled by the country’s seaports in 2007.
 
AMANSIE WEST:
President’s nominee endorsed
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Amansie West District Assembly has endorsed Mr Charles Oti-Prempeh as the District Chief Executive.
EFFUTU :
MCE now in place
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Effutu Municipal Assembly has accepted Nii Ephraim as the Effutu Municipal Chief Executive.
KWAHU NORTH :
DCE confirmed.
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Kwahu North (Afram Plains) District Assembly, has confirmed Mr Charles Evans Apraku, a 40-year-old educationist, as the District Chief Executive (DCE).
WA:
Chiefs push for take in Common Fund
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Traditional rulers are to advocate for a share of the District Assemblies Common Fund to spearhead development in their communities.
(KIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Police Commander in peace call
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Akyem Oda Police Divisional Commander, ACP Ben Atadana, has appealed to Ghanaians to promote goodwill among the different classes, ethnic groups and religious persuasions.
(KENYANKO) AGONA EAST:
Farmers fight soldier
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Farmers at Kenyanko in the Agona East District have appealed to the Minister of Defence and the Chief of Defence Staff to intervene as a matter of urgency and stop Warrant Officer Class II Kwesi Asare from killing their animals.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Company donates to Police Command
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The management of DBS Industries Limited, producers of roofing sheets and polythene products, has donated office equipment to the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Police Command.
HO:
Agric programme, Co-ordinator upbeat
Wednesday, May 06 2009
The Youth in Agriculture project stands a greater chance of success under the Ministry of Youth and Sports with the National Youth Council playing a major role in its implementation.
(DAMANGO) WEST GONJA:
Assembly okays DCE
Wednesday, May 06 2009
A former Treasury Officer of the University for Development Studies has been confirmed as the District Chief Executive for the West Gonja District.
NATIONAL:
Salary discrepancies, Ministry seeks lasting solution
Wednesday, May 06 2009
Officials of the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service Wednesday met with the executives of the Ghana Medical Association behind closed doors to discuss issues concerning salaries and allowances of doctors.
(KATH) KMA:
Hospital ready to correct breast abnormalities
Wednesday, May 06 2009
A team of plastic surgeons in the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and their counterparts from Germany will conduct special reconstruction surgeries this month.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene honours President Kufuor
Thursday, May 07 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor and 17 other personalities were on Wednesday honoured by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, at a colourful ceremony at the fore court of Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
NATIONAL :
Regional street lighting programme to take off
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Ministry of Energy has signed agreements with three companies for the construction of street lights in the regional capitals.
ACCRA:
Government concerned about falling standards in Mathematics
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Deputy Minister of Education, Mrs Elizabeth Amoah-Tetteh has expressed concern about the falling standards in mathematics in schools.
    
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
MMDCEs urged to swear oath before their assemblies
Thursday, May 07 2009
Members of Mfantseman Municipal Assembly have appealed to Government to allow approved Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) swear the oath of office before their various assemblies.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Protection of government property is not witch hunting – NDC member
Thursday, May 07 2009
A  leading member of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Larry Adjetey  has called on Ghanaians not to regard Government’s efforts to retrieve State vehicles and other properties from Ministers of State and other functionaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration as witch-hunting.
NATIONAL :
Minister urges businesses to support Ghanaian culture
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr. Alexander Asum-Ahensah has appealed to private business organisations to help develop the rich Ghanaian cultural heritage into a vibrant industry.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Why 22 persons were arrested
Thursday, May 07 2009
Twenty-two suspected armed carjackers who allegedly stole five vehicles have been arrested and placed in police custody by the Accra North-East Divisional Police Command in Madina in Accra. 
ACCRA :
President Mills meets the Queen
Thursday, May 07 2009

President John Evans Atta Mills’ visit to the UK, the first to Europe since assumption of office in January, is at the invitation of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, to strengthen ties and co-operation between Ghana and Britain.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Long-term family planning campaign takes off
Thursday, May 07 2009
Management of Gomoa West District Directorate of Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched long-term family planning methods campaign with a call on couples to accept the methods to promote national development.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
Don’t site drinking bars close to schools – Director
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Director of Education, Ms. Vivian Etroo has called on Ghanaians not to site drinking bars close to schools since their activities are incompatible to peaceful conditions needed for teaching and learning.
JOMORO :
Assembly agrees on DCE.
Thursday, May 07 2009
Mr. Victor Nyanyi-Kabenla, 52, a tutor of the Nsein Senior High School has been elected as the District Chief Executive of  Jomoro.
(TEMA) TMA :
Minister worries about conditions at Tema General Hospital
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa Yankey has expressed disgust at the inadequate medical facilities at the Tema General Hospital, describing it as appalling and unacceptable.
BOLE :
One contributory factor to poor development in Bole
Thursday, May 07 2009
Alhaji Samson Siedu Abudu, the Bole District Chief Executive, has cautioned assembly members and the people of the Bole District against frequent agitations for the removal of their Chief Executives without any justifiable cause and at the slightest excuse.
    
CAPE COAST:
Chelsea lose leads to death
Thursday, May 07 2009
A 27 year old football fan in Cape Coast on Wednesday, May 6, committed suicide by hanging himself after Chelsea failed to qualify for this year’s European Champion’s league final.
NATIONAL:
GMA, government begin salary negotiations
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has announced that salary negotiations for doctors for the period 2008/09 has began.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
District have no DCE
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly on Tuesday failed to confirm Mr. Christopher Chogkureh as the District Chief Executive.
 He polled 13 votes out of the 26 votes cast.
SAWLA/TUNA/KALBA:
Banker made DCE
Thursday, May 07 2009
Mr. Alhassan Shakuor Bukari, 35, a former employee of the National Investment Bank, has been confirmed as the DCE for Sawla/Tuna/Kalba District.
ACCRA:
CEPS says Land Cruiser used by Nana Akufo-Addo undervalued
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has said its investigations have revealed that tax on a Toyota Land Cruiser belonging to Nana Akufo-Addo, former presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2008 elections, was undervalued.
(BAATSONAA) TEMA :
ICGC denies allegations
Thursday, May 07 2009
The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) has denied media reports that one George Clint alias ‘Osofo’, alleged to have been part of a robbery gang arrested recently, is an elder of the church.
ACCRA :
Late ministers’ bangalow intact.
Thursday, May 07 2009
The good deeds of Ghana’s former Finance Minister, the late Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, appears to follow him even to his grave.
ACCRA :
Districts in region receive commendation
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has commended assemblies that have confirmed the President’s nominees and expressed dismay at those that have rejected other nominees.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU JUABEN:
Commission appeals to timber producers
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Forestry Commission (FC), has appealed to Ghanaian timber producers and exporters to join hands and support initiatives designed to help the country to meet the current global requirements for legal and sustainable timber.
 
(KUNDUNGU) WA EAST :
Wa East District cries for development projects
Thursday, May 07 2009
The chiefs and people of the Wa East District have expressed concern about inadequate share of basic development projects to help improve their living conditions.
ACCRA :
Nominations for GJA elections open on June 1
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Election Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has announced  that nominations of candidates for elections to fill executive positions of the Association would open on Monday, June 1.
ACCRA :
Two million Ghanaians at risk
Thursday, May 07 2009
About two million Ghanaians are at risk of becoming food insecure during lean seasons or at the onset of a shock, natural or man-made disaster.
BOLGATANGA :
Anti-Malaria drugs do not cause Abortion - Gynaecologist
Thursday, May 07 2009
A Gynaecologist at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, Dr Peter Baffoe, has stated that anti-malaria drugs did not cause abortion as it was often speculated.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Zoomlion donates to Nsawam Medium Prisons
Thursday, May 07 2009
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, one of Ghana’s leading sanitation firms has donated food and assorted drugs worth GH¢4,000 to the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons with a call on Ghanaians to help integrate inmates into society.
TAMALE :
N/R Minister commends United Nations
Thursday, May 07 2009
The Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Steven Sumani Nayina has expressd appreciation to the United Nations for the it played in the 2007 floods.
NATIONAL:
President Mills denies allegations
Thursday, May 07 2009
The President, J.E.A. Mills has denied he and other government officials are living in luxurious hotels in the United Kingdom at great cost to the country.
ACCRA :
Former President Rawlings leads delegation
Thursday, May 07 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings left Accra last night for Johannesburg, South Africa, at the head of an official delegation attending the inauguration of President-elect, Mr Jacob Zuma, on Saturday in Pretoria.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Tension characterizes Presiding Member election
Thursday, May 07 2009
A keenly contested elections in a charged atmosphere, Thursday saw the election of Hon. Desmond Addo-Biney, as the Presiding Member for the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Alfred Vanderpuije is new Accra Mayor
Thursday, May 07 2009
The city of Accra has been promised a new dawn and direction
following the confirmation of Mr. Alfred Vanderpuije, the President’s
nominee for the position of Metropolitan Chief Executive.
ACCRA :
English paper 1 cancelled.
Friday, May 08 2009
The English paper 1 of the ongoing West Africa Senior Secondary Exams has been cancelled by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
AMA :
Director sleeps in office
Friday, May 08 2009
Four years after his assumption of office as the Director of the Bureau of Ghana Languages (BGL), Mr Francis Ehom Kwaw, has not been provided with official accommodation.
(GBESE) AMA :
Security is obeying the law- NSC
Friday, May 08 2009
The  role of the security agencies in the Ga Gbese Chiefiancy dispute was in compliance with a specific court order to ensure law and order in the area, the National Security Council Secretariat has said.
ACCRA :
Load shedding eminent
Friday, May 08 2009
Clients of ECG  in Accra, a suburb in the Greater Accra region are to experience  load shedding, the Electricity Company of Ghana has announced.
ACCRA :
Don’t worry about eating pork- WHO
Friday, May 08 2009
To avoid any misunderstanding FAO, WHO and OIE would like to reissue their joint statement originally issued on 30 April 2009.
ACCRA :
Introduction to Local Government System
Friday, May 08 2009
A 38 page booklet on the ’"Introduction to Local Government System" and a research report on the "Public Perception about Local Government in Ghana" , both published by the Institute of Local Government have been launched.
NATIONAL :
Ghana in talks with IMF
Friday, May 08 2009
Ghana is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure a total of at least one billion dollars of support to prop up its foreign exchange reserves, the Ministry of Finance has announced.
NATIONAL :
Ways to sustain local governance.
Friday, May 08 2009
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Joseph Yieleh Chireh  is concerned about the stalling of work at the local levels due to delay in appointment of Municipal , Metropolitan and District Chief Executives.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Tell tales of doctors strike
Friday, May 08 2009
Dozens of people might have suffered the consequences of the strike action embarked upon by junior doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) but the plight of a 19-year-old boy who was knocked down by a car at Atwedie near Juaso in the Asante Akim South District earlier this week was pathetic.
(NKWANTA)NKWANTA SOUTH :
Three teens arrested
Friday, May 08 2009
Three teenagers, who planned and succeeded in robbing the Manager of Fraga Oil Filling Station, Mr Timothy Ahulu, of over GHC  5,100,at Nkwanta  have been arrested by the police.
AMA :
Regional minister, 3 others discharged.
Friday, May 08 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashitey and three high ranking officers of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the Greater Accra Regional Cooridinating Council who were cited for contempt  of court, have been discharged unconditionally.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FIFA Com-Unity seminar ends
Friday, May 08 2009
The first-ever Fifa Com-Unity seminar in West Africa ended successfully on Thursday 7 May in  Accra, with presentations by GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, Kalusha Bwalya representative of FIFA President, Sepp Blatter and Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntanka, the Minister for Sports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien misses out on Champs Lge
Friday, May 08 2009
Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien missed out on a second successive appearance in the Uefa Champions League final after Chelsea were kicked out on the away goal rule by Barcelona in Wednesday’s semi-final match at Stamford Bridge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
President’s Cup date unchanged
Friday, May 08 2009
The Premier League Board of the Ghana Football Association has today confirmed that the date for the President’s Cup fixture scheduled for July 1 remains unchanged.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo set for Stars return
Friday, May 08 2009
Embattled Black Stars striker Manuel Agogo could earn a surprise re-call for Ghana’s crucial joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Mali on 6 June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kalusha charges all to work
Friday, May 08 2009
Zambia football legend, Kalusha Bwalya has told participants at the Fifa Com-Unity seminar in Accra to strive to unite to develop the game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe Linked With Fulham
Friday, May 08 2009
Fulham have added themselves to the list of clubs chasing the signature of Ghana’s Prince Tagoe.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stoke to bid for Vorsah
Friday, May 08 2009
Ghana midfielder Isaac Vorsah is a £5 million target for English Premier League side Stoke City in the summer transfer window .
SUNYANI:
Watchman killed
Friday, May 08 2009
Suspected armed robbers  have murdered a  45 year-old night watchman, Musa Ibrahim  in the early hours of Tuesday in Sunyani.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Friday, May 08 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, May 6, 2009.
ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
NHIA to settle debt
Friday, May 08 2009
Arrangements are at an advanced stage for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to settle a GH¢533,000 debt owed District Health Insurance schemes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agrah to head Sports Council
Friday, May 08 2009
Former General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association, (GFA) Mr Worlanyo Agrah has been penciled down as the next Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Council (NSC).
KMA :
KATH doctors back at work
Friday, May 08 2009
Junior doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have gone back to work after a 6-day strike.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars maintain position in Fifa ranking
Friday, May 08 2009
Ghana maintains her 31st place on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking table.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Cranes to test Stars
Friday, May 08 2009
The Black Stars will prepare for their 2010 World Cup qualifier against Mali by taking on Uganda in an international friendly in Tamale on May 31.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level as at today
Friday, May 08 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, May 8, 2009.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Only female rejected
Friday, May 08 2009
Birim Central Municipal Assembly has rejected the only female nominee among the 21 persons nominated by the President to be considered for Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Eastern Region.
GOMOA WEST:
Three towns to get electricity
Friday, May 08 2009
The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr. Francis Arthur, has inaugurated an electricity project for Appia-Krom Debiso, Akropong, Dankwa and Achiase.
    
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Educationist gets the nod
Friday, May 08 2009
Thirty-eight year old Mrs Georgina Nkrumah Aboah, an educationist, has been confirmed as the District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District.
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
DCE elected
Friday, May 08 2009
The Ajumako-Enyan-EssiamDistrict Assembly, has confirmed Mr Peter Light Koomson as the District Chief Executive for the area at the second election of the assembly.
AGONA WEST :
Cocoa farmers to eliminate child labor.
Friday, May 08 2009
An 11-member committee has been inaugurated to work under the Agona West Municipal Programme for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Cocoa Growing Areas.
WA :
NRSC develops another road safety package
Friday, May 08 2009
The National Road Safety Commission has launched its Commercial Vehicle Log Book aimed to regulate the movement and speed of vehicles.
TAMALE :
Northern region to manage swine flu
Friday, May 08 2009
Health experts in the Northern Region have assured the public that the Ministry of Health is on high alert to manage any suspected cases of swine flu.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Late Chief Inspector Nyame’s Assailants remanded
Friday, May 08 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has remanded three members of a robbery gang who attacked and murdered Chief Inspector Jacob Kofi Nyame of the Central CID in Kumasi.
ACCRA :
IAIA holds annual conference in Ghana
Friday, May 08 2009
The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) would hold its 29th annual conference from May 17 to 22, 2009 under the theme: “Impact Assessment and Human Well Being” in Ghana.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Unemployed jailed
Friday, May 08 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced an ex-girlfriend of a Community Protection Officer of the Ghana Police Service to 36 months imprisonment for torching all his personal effects in his room.
CAPE COAST :
70 traders receive assistance
Friday, May 08 2009
The Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has disbursed a total of GH¢35,000 as loan to 70 petty traders in the Central Region out of whom 70 per cent were women.
ACCRA :
Veep appeals to US
Friday, May 08 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to the US to consider lifting the decades-long economic embargo it has imposed on Cuba.
(KWANIM) KWAHU NORTH :
Mechanized farming at Afram Plains
Friday, May 08 2009
A 38 million dollar multi-purpose mechanized farm has been established on a 22,000 hectare land at Kwanim, a farming community near Maame Krobo in the Kwahu North District of the Afram Plains.
BEKWAI :
Assembly approves nominee
Friday, May 08 2009
The 38-member Asante-Bekwai Municipal Assembly, unanimously confirmed the President’s nominee, Mr Noah Asante Manu, as the Municipal Chief Executive.
        
(JACOBU) AMANSIE CENTRAL :
Assembly endorses Robert Fokuo
Friday, May 08 2009
Mr Robert Fokuo, the President’s nominee,  for the Amansie Central District, has been endorsed by the 22 assembly members who cast their votes as the District Chief Executive (DCE).
(KUMASI) KMA :
Asantehene implores Ghanaians to respect leaders
Friday, May 08 2009
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene has implored the citizenry to accord the nation’s leaders the necessary respect to enable them to advance the cause of Ghana.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Centre for National Culture donates to Asantehene
Friday, May 08 2009
The Centre for National Culture (CNC) donated a set of musical instruments to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at his Manyhia Palace in Kumasi.
SUNYANI :
Media advice to focus on health matters – Ofori
Saturday, May 09 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Co-ordinator of Malaria Control Project, Mr Anthony Ofori, has appealed to the media to focus on health related issues.
ACCRA :
Security agencies complied with court order-National Security
Saturday, May 09 2009
The National Security Council Secretariat said role of the security agencies in the Ga Gbese Chiefiancy dispute was in compliance with a specific court order to ensure law and order in the area.
ELLEMBELLE :
Eshun gets nod as Ellembelle DCE
Saturday, May 09 2009
The President’s nominee for Ellembelle, Mr Daniel Kerma-Betu Eshun has promised to make education, health and Information Communication Technology (ICT) his priority.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Child Protection Committee inaugurated
Saturday, May 09 2009
A 15- member child protection committee has been inaugurated in Dormaa municipality with a call on parents and opinion leaders to appreciate the challenges confronting the youth and help address them.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Court warns accused person
Saturday, May 09 2009
The Asamankese Circuit Court Judge, Mr Emmanuel Siameh, has warned an accused person, Samuel Nyarko, a farmer, standing trial for intentionally and unlawfully causing harm, that he could be charged with contempt if proven that he scared away a vital prosecution witness.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Bawku West gets DCE
Saturday, May 09 2009
Mr. Moro Adams Anaba who failed to secure two thirds of the votes on  April 28 to become the DCE for the Bawku West District, this time was able to secure the required votes. He polled 39 votes against two votes representing 95.1 per cent.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Doctor calls for increase in medical supply to the north
Saturday, May 09 2009
A Lecturer at Valley View University, Dr Daniel Ganu,  has stressed the need to increase allocation of pharmaceutical products and equipments in Northern Ghana.
HO :
Parents urged not to abandon sickle cell kids
Saturday, May 09 2009
President of the Sickle Cell Association of Ghana (SCAG), Dr. Kwasi Appiah, has urged parents who give birth to children with sickle cell disorders not to abandon them since the condition was manageable.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Minister advocates for more education on swine flu
Saturday, May 09 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has called for more education on the mode of transmission of the swine flu to disabuse people’s minds that eating pork meat would transmit the virus.
BOLGATANGA :
Women call for abolition of widowhood rites
Saturday, May 09 2009
Women in the rural parts of Bolgatanga Municipality and Bawku West District have called for the abolition of widowhood rites, referring to it as tortuous and demeaning.
WA :
Chiefs embrace queen mothers
Saturday, May 09 2009
Paramount Chiefs in the Upper West Region are redesigning their traditional councils to accommodate some women leaders as Queen Mothers (Pognamine) to enable them to participate in decision-making in the traditional authorities.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Annan secures post as MCE
Saturday, May 09 2009
Mr Kobina Pra Annan was confirmed as Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive at the first meeting of the third session of the assembly at Sekondi.
NATIONAL:
Vodafone to invest $700m in infrastructure
Sunday, May 10 2009
Briatin-based Vodafone Group PLC is to invest $700 million in the development of telecommunication infrastructure in Ghana to improve on its network services, Sir John Bond, Chairman of the Company has announced.
(KIA) ACCRA:
Joe Gidisu on Chinese mission
Sunday, May 10 2009
Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Joe Gidisu, has left Accra for China, as the head of a 30-member delegation of the Association of Road Contractors of Ghana, on a two-week Trade and Investment Mission.
 
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Small Scale Enterprises receive boost
Sunday, May 10 2009
The Winneba-based ILO-Edwumapa Co-operative Credit Union granted loans totaling GH¢ 102,238.90 to 431 members of the Union, during the 2007/2008 operational period.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Credit union concept encouraged
Sunday, May 10 2009
Two of the recently-confirmed Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Central Region, have pledged to do all within their power to expand and effectively promote the concept of credit unionism in their areas of operation.
NATIONAL:
Gov’t won’t abrogate previous contracts - Mills
Sunday, May 10 2009
The President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has given the assurance that the government will not abrogate previous contracts with investors just to score cheap political points.
BAWKU:
Avoka still on Bawku mission
Sunday, May 10 2009
The Interior Minister, Mr. Cletus Avoka, at the weekend tasked the people of the Bawku Municipality to expose criminals in their communities.
(FADAMA) AMA:
BECE leakage, Teachers plead not guilty
Sunday, May 10 2009
Three teachers who were arrested in connection with the leakage of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination Mathematics Paper 2 at Fadama in Accra, Friday pleaded not guilty to charges preferred against them.
YENDI :
Security agencies in Yendi on the move
Monday, May 11 2009
The Yendi Municipal Coordinating Director, Alhaji Mohammed Asibi Azonko has re-iterated government’s call on residents within Yendi Municipality to give peace a chance, resolve to bury their differences, eschew divisiveness, parochialism and live in peace and unity.
NATIONAL :
NPP salutes Mothers
Monday, May 11 2009
The  New Patriotic Party (NPP) has extended the gratitude of the entire rank and file of the party to mothers across the country for their support, commitment and contribution to society at large and the health of the nation.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Educate your children, Veep urges Muslim parents
Monday, May 11 2009
The Vice President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has made a passionate appeal to Muslim parents to consider the education of their children as their priority.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU :
Sogakope to get fish farm
Monday, May 11 2009
The Men’s Fellowship of the East-Ghana Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, is to establish a big fish farming project at Sogakope in the Volta Region.
    
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Don’t toy with children’s health – Parents Told
Monday, May 11 2009
The Project Co-ordinator of Compassion International (CI), a Non-Governmental Organization, Mr. Justice Quansah has advised parents and guardians of beneficiary children of the child development project being implemented by the NGO to take good care of the diets of their children.
(AGONA-SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Give government enough time to plan – Chief
Monday, May 11 2009
The President of the West-Ghana Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Nana Barimah Oduro I, has made an appeal to Ghanaians to give enough time to the Government to plan properly for the socio-economic development of the country.
ACCRA:
President Mills returns home
Monday, May 11 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills, returned home last night after a three-day official visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
MCE advised to help change sinking image of area
Monday, May 11 2009
Head of the Ambariya Muslim Community in Tamale, Sheikh Saeed Abubakari Zakaria, has advised Alhaji Abdulai Haruna Friday, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), to work hard to change the sinking image of the area.
    
WENCHI :
Wenchi MCE urges unity for progress
Monday, May 11 2009
The Wenchi Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Yaw Osei Agyei has appealed to people in the municipality to bury their political differences and forge ahead in unity to advance the development of the area.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Church congratulates Asantehene
Monday, May 11 2009
The Presiding Elder in-charge of the Tafo District branch of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Reverend Bon Mills, has commended the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for his exemplary leadership qualities.
KPANDAI :
DCE promises to foster unity
Monday, May 11 2009
All 24 assembly members present at an emergency meeting in Kpandai unanimously endorsed the nomination of Mr. Jasper Jatoe Moayi, an educationist as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area.
NATIONAL :
Mills tells Ghanaians abroad to have faith in Government
Monday, May 11 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has urged Ghanaians living abroad to be focused on the truth, devoid of political misconceptions, have faith in the Government and join hands to improve the lives of the citizens.
(KUMASI) KMA :
MTN launches 3.5G Technology in Kumasi
Monday, May 11 2009
The Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana has launched its 3.5G Technology in Kumasi.
TAMALE :
Thugs invade Tamale Aboabo market
Monday, May 11 2009
Shop owners at the Tamale Aboabo market have decried the constant thefts and other social vices of thugs who have invaded the market, creating insecurity for businesses in the area.
 
BOLGATANGA:
Government pledges to provide Infrastructure for UDS
Monday, May 11 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has announced that government would provide more infrastructure for the University for Development Studies (UDS) that has been neglected in the past years, to enable it to catch up with the other universities in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Football family unite to realise dream
Monday, May 11 2009
Football persons were locked up in a healthy banter over Ghana’s future direction for three days last week at the La Palm Hotel.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB introduces stakeholders meeting
Monday, May 11 2009
The Premier League Board puts in place structures to help in the running of the Glo Premier League.
BAWKU :
Interior Minister urges residents to expose criminals
Monday, May 11 2009
The Minister of Interior, Mr. Cletus Avoka has called on the people of Bawku Municipality to expose criminals in their communities because they were becoming a hindrance to the peace process.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owu faces Egypt exit
Monday, May 11 2009
Ghanaian international George Owu will be back on the job market when his present deal in Egypt expires after the Egypt Football Federation introduced a policy banning foreign goalkeepers from plying their careers in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars to camp in Tamale
Monday, May 11 2009
The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that the Black Stars will pitch camp in Tamale ahead of next month’s 2010 joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Mali in Bamako.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stadium disasters’ Culprits will face law
Monday, May 11 2009
Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Minister of Youth and Sports has reiterated Government’s stand to enforce for tougher actions against persons whose actions lead to disaster at the various stadia.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
GCAA’s to be restored to former rating
Monday, May 11 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr. Mike Hammah has said he would ensure that the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), was restored to its former rating, where it held the Federal Aviation Authority category 1 recognition in aviation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB revises fixtures
Monday, May 11 2009
The Premier League Board (PLB) has announced a revision of some of the remaining fixtures of the 2008/2009 Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
St. Mirren stun Hasaacas
Monday, May 11 2009
Sporting Mirren gave their relegation blues an array of hope by toppling Sekondi Hasaacas 2-0 in their Week 17 Glo Premiership game played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wise beat Lions
Monday, May 11 2009
Sekondi Eleven Wise on Sunday beat Kpando Heart of Lion 2-1 in their Glo Premier League match played at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
Assembly suffers setback
Monday, May 11 2009
The Adansi South District Assembly for the second time rejected Mr Opoku Ampofo Manu, the President’s Nominee for the position of District Chief Executive, at its meeting held in New Edubiase on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben holds Kotoko
Monday, May 11 2009
Visiting Kessben F/C on Sunday forced Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a 1-1 drawn game in their 17th Week encounter played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty hold Hearts
Monday, May 11 2009
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals and Accra Hearts of Oak shared honours at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra, in their 17th Week Glo Premier League match played on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Badu to rejoin Kotoko
Monday, May 11 2009
Ghana youth international Emmanuel Agyeman Badu has confirmed he will rejoin Asante Kotoko for the time being before moving to Recreativo Huelva in the summer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zamalek demand cash from Agogo
Monday, May 11 2009
Egyptian club Zamalek are demanding 3 million Euros in compensation from Ghana striker Junior Agogo after the player packed his bags and left the club.
KADJEBI:
Akan MP commends government
Monday, May 11 2009
Member of Parliament for Akan Constituency, Mr Joseph Kwadjo Ofori, has said successes achieved during the first 100 days of the National Democratic Congress-led government attested to a promising future.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jose ends illustrious Ahly career
Monday, May 11 2009
Manuel Jose has brought an end to his illustrious coaching career with Egyptian giants Al Ahly after six years in charge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wigan Boss praises Kingson
Monday, May 11 2009
Wigan Athletic Boss, Steve Bruce, has showered praise on Ghanaian international goalie Richard ‘Oleley’ Kingson after a magnificent showing on Saturday against relegation threatened West Bromwich Albion despite a 3-1 loss.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
NGO leads buruli ulcer arrest
Monday, May 11 2009
The Nkoranza District School Health Programme Coordinator, Mr. Kwasi Djan, has commended the Medical Assistance Programme International, a United States NGO, operating in Nkoranza for its interventions and assistance towards the prevention of buruli ulcer.
    
SHAMA:
Shama Assembly members apologise to Mills
Monday, May 11 2009
Assembly members in the Shama District of the Western Region have issued an unqualified apology to the President John Evans Atta Mills for voting against his DCE nominee, Emelia Arthur.
TAMALE:
Ghana, Burkina Faso share broadband connectivity
Monday, May 11 2009
Ghana and Burkina Faso are to collaborate on infrastructure, tariff and regulatory mechanisms sharing in the interconnection of fibre optic networks between the two countries, which is expected to be completed by 2012.
(CASTLE) ACCRA:
UK entourage, Ayariga comes clear
Monday, May 11 2009
Presidential Press Secretary, Mahama Ayariga, has defended the size of delegation that accompanied President John Evans Atta Mills to Britain last week.
NATIONAL:
$30 million boost for African Think Tanks
Monday, May 11 2009
Canada’s International Development Research Centre, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Monday announced US$30 million in grants to 24 think tanks in East and West Africa.
    
NKORANZA SOUTH:
DCE bid fails
Monday, May 11 2009
Members of the Nkoranza South District Assembly, at a meeting at Nkoranza, failed to confirm Mr. Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, President’s nominee as District Chief Executive.
NATIONAL:
parliamentary proceedings, live on TV soon
Monday, May 11 2009
Majority Leader of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin, has announced that plans are far advanced to broadcast parliamentary proceedings live both on radio and television nation-wide.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Avoka proposes Appointment Committees for Assemblies
Monday, May 11 2009
A proposal has been made for District Assemblies to have appointment committees just like Parliament for the vetting of Ministers, to vet District Chief Executives, who would be nominated in future.
NATIONAL :
Ghana on track to achieve 80 per cent primary school completion rate
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Ghana with the assistance of Education for All Fast Track Initiative (EFA FTI), an international partnership connecting donors with low-income countries, is on track to achieve primary school completion rate of 80 per cent by 2015.
TAMALE :
Women in Northern Ghana deprived
Tuesday, May 12 2009
A study conducted by the Institute of Local Government Studies, has shown that women in the Northern Ghana have little access to justice, even with the passage of the Domestic Violence Law.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Ghanaians asked to immortalize Dr Nkrumah
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of Kick Malaria Out of Africa, a non-governmental organization (NGO), Mr. Kwabena Osei-Bonsu, has called on Ghanaians to immortalize Dr Kwame Nkrumah, first President of Ghana.
HO :
Volta doctors issue threat over salary
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Volta Regional Division of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), has said it could not “fathom its reaction”  if ongoing salary revision fail to take into account the four-year lull in salaries for doctors.
NATIONAL :
Media urged to protect rights of children
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a child-focused Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on the media to consider how best to protect the rights of children and help them to develop their potentials for national development.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Minister denies reports about child slavery in cocoa sector
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Deputy Minister for Employment and Social Welfare, Mr Antwi Bosiako Sekyere, has said that reports about engagement of children in slavery-like practices in the cocoa sector are untrue.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA boss enumerates vision
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The newly confirmed Mayor of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mr Alfred Vanderpuije has promised to focus on two major areas during his tenure, first by developing a blue print  that would help modernise the capital and creating enabling environment for socio-economic development.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Vice President receives unusual guest
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has played host to an unusual guest at the Castle, Osu.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Youth urged to go into agriculture
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Effutu Municipal and Awutu-Senya District Coordinator of the National Youth Council (NYC), Mr Emmanuel S. Martey has advised the youth to go into agriculture and other productive ventures to promote the economy.
(NAMOLGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Hole in the heart boy needs help
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Sandih Saambil, an eight year old hole in the heart boy from Namolgo in the Talensi-Nabdam District, in the Upper East Region, needs assistance to enable him undergo surgery at the Korle-bu Hospital in Accra.
   
TECHIMAN:
Judge upset in court
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The judge of  the Techiman circuit court, Mr. Michael Cudjoe Ntumy has advised the police to ensure that suspects granted bail appeared before the court early for the day’s proceedings.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Avoka suggests committees to approve DCEs
Tuesday, May 12 2009
A suggestion has been made for District Assemblies to have appointment committees just like Parliament for the vetting of Ministers, to vet District Chief Executives (DCEs), who would be nominated in future.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Veep visits Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Government is to restore facilities at the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial park to a faultless state in honour of Ghana’s founding father, Vice President John Mahama announced during a tour of the park.
ACCRA :
Minister calls on entrepreneurs to market country
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah has called for a more proactive public-private-partnership among players in the tourism industry to strategically market the country for maximum returns.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA members commended for endorsing Vanderpuije
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Chairman of the Odododiodioo constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Daniel Okai, has commended members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for endorsing Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije as the Metropolitan Chief Executive.
HO :
Police to be prosecuted for “selling” bail
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Volta Regional Office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has hinted at the likely prosecution of Police personnel alleged to have extorted money from relations of suspects before granting them bail.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Approval of Chinery-Hesse Committee’s report was rushed- Babgin
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Majority Leader in parliament, Mr. Alban Bagbin, has said approval of the Chinery-Hesse Report giving recommendation for gratuity for ex-parliamentarians was rushed.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Police express worry about iligal abortions
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command has expressed concern about the increasing cases of iligal abortions in the area and appealed to health authorities and chemical sellers to help stop the practice.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Spate of illegal abortions worrying-Police
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command has expressed concern about the increasing cases of illegal abortions in the area and appealed to health authorities and chemical sellers to help stop the practice.
GOMOA AFRANSI) GOMOA EAST :
NDC supporters root for Jehu-Appiah
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Some supporters of the National Democratic Congress of the wards in Gomoa East (NDC) and the Assembly Members of Gomoa has called on the President, Professor John Atta Mills to nominate Mr Jonamoah Moses Jehu-Appiah, as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa East.
HOHOE :
Police intercept indian hemp
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Bless Abuduvi, driver’s mate and Ellis Attah, a student, have been remanded by a Hohoe Circuit Court for possessing Indian hemp moulded in the form of loaves of bread.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Police express worry about iligal abortions
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command has expressed concern about the increasing cases of iligal abortions in the area and appealed to health authorities and chemical sellers to help stop the practice.
(GOMOA POTSIN) GOMOA EAST :
Two assembly members drag EC to court
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Two Members of the Gomoa East District Assembly has filed a suit against the Electoral Commission (EC) and the Presiding Member (PM) of the Assembly at the Agona Swedru High Court to declare the election of the District Chief Executive null and void.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
MP to attend women’s conference
Tuesday, May 12 2009
Member of Parliament (MP) for New Juaben South, Hon. Beatrice
Bernice Boateng, has been invited to participate in a three-day conference in Antigua, Guatemala from May 10th to the 12th, 2009.
ACCRA:
Meteo: Weather would be cloudy
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The weather will be cloudy over the country Tuesday with mist or fog patches over sheltered areas of southern Ghana and rain showers over the coastal belt in the morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon with thunderstorms over high grounds.
TECHIMAN:
Free hepatitis “B” vaccination for community
Tuesday, May 12 2009
A total of 150 persons were screened and vaccinated against hepatitis ‘B’ in an eight-day exercise in the Techiman Municipality.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Elections proposed to be held on Nov. 7
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The Electoral Commission and Political Parties alike have endorsed a proposal to modify the December 7 date set for General Elections in the country to November 7.
DORMAA:
MCE on the look-out
Tuesday, May 12 2009
The new Chief Executive for the Dormaa Municipality has expressed his desire to harness available human and material resources for the accelerated development of the area.
NATIONAL:
GRNA urges nurses not to discriminate
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA) has called upon nurses and midwives to be humane in their commitment to provide service to their clients without discrimination.
(BURMA CAMP) AMA :
800 men off to Chad
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Eight hundred officers from the Ghana Armed Forces have left for a six-month peacekeeping mission in Chad co-named “MINURCAT”.
(CHIANA) KASSENA NANKANA :
Forty boreholes undergo rehabilitation
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission is rehabilitating 40 boreholes in the Upper East and Northern regions at a cost of 60,000 Ghana cedis.
HO :
VR Director of Lands Commission arraigned over land registration
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Volta Region Director of the Lands Commission, Mr Augustine Edwin has been brought before a Ho Circuit Court for wilful double registration of a parcel of land.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Massive tax education soon
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Dormaa Municipal Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr. Amankwah Boateng has appealed to Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Otumfuo’s Education Fund receives support
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The management of Chirano Gold Mines at Sefwi-Chirano in the Western Region has donated an amount of GH¢5000.00 to the Otumfuo Education Fund.
(DZOLOKPUITA) HO :
Part of Ho-Fume Highway ready for handover
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The first 18-kilometer Ho-Fume road from Taviefe to Dzolukpuita is to be completed and handed over to government by the end of May this month.
(TARKORADI) STMA :
FDB to withdraw substandard energy drinks
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Zonal Officer of Food and Drugs Board (FDB) in charge of the Western and Central Regions, Mr. George Pentsil said the Board would identify and withdraw unwholesome energy drinks from the market in the two regions
ACCRA :
Vice President leaves for Dakar
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama left Accra on Tuesday for Dakar, Senegal, to attend a conference of the African Development Bank (AfDB) that is expected to discuss the continent’s preparedness towards the global credit crunch.
WA :
Assemblies asked to elect non-partisan PMs
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies have been asked to elect Presiding Members (PMs) who are politically impartial.
(BIBIANI) BAB :
Woman jailed for stealing Guiness money
Wednesday, May 13 2009
A 26-year old ex-cashier of  Guinness Distributing Company at Bibiani, Patience Adam has been jailed 10 years by a circuit court at Bibiani for stealing GH¢64,000 belonging to her former employees.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaahene commends assemblies
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu 11, Omanhene of Dormaa Traditional Area, has commended assembly members in the area for the peaceful manner they endorsed Municipal and District Chief executives.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH performs first plastic surgeries
Wednesday, May 13 2009
A team of surgeons from Germany and their counterparts at the Accident and Emergency Centre (AEC) of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, yesterday performed the first plastic surgeries on two accidents victims at the Centre.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson ready for biggest test
Wednesday, May 13 2009
A Goalkeeper who has served a drugs ban, goes by three different names, praises God for saving his career and has never won a Premier League game stands between Manchester United and their title bid.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Ghana undertakes second kidney transplant
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The second kidney transplant to be performed in the country was on Tuesday delayed for over three hours due to administrative issues involving the registration of the United Kingdom (UK) team of doctors to enable them to operate in the country.
ACCRA :
Vodafone worried.
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has quoted Sir John Bond, chairman of Vodafone Group PIc, as expressing concern about the integrity of the national fibre optic sold to the Group along with Ghana Telecom last year.
NATIONAL :
’SAKAWA" eating canker amongst pupils
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Authorities of the Ghana Education Service (GES) have called on metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to enact bye-laws that would bar children of school age from going to Internet cafes to engage in ’sakawa’.
ACCRA :
Ghana Armed Forces appoints new Commandants
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Ghana Armed Forces in consultation with the Armed Forces Council has made promotions and appointments to three Training Commands.
CHEREPONI :
Five arrested after clashes
Wednesday, May 13 2009

Five people have been arrested by the police in connection with Monday’s communal violence between two families over a parcel of land at Chereponi in the eastern corridors of the Northern Region.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah ready to bounce back
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is desirous to make up for lost time spent on the sidelines after having sat out of club action for close to two years.
BAWKU :
Curfew renewed
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality, Gushiegu and their immediate environs has been renewed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Protect Supporters at the stadia
Wednesday, May 13 2009
"Seek ye first safety" at our stadia and the supporters would come running is the clarion cry of the many football lovers shunning the Ghanaian Premier League.
(TEMA) TMA:
Parents, pupils in demo
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Pupils and members of the Parent Teacher Association of the Mexico One and Two Junior High schools in Tema Wednesday demonstrated against the Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate for ordering the evacuation of the school.
(OSU) AMA :
President has hope in mining
Wednesday, May 13 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills have assured Ghanaians of a brighter future for the mining industry and called on mining companies to collaborate with Government to protect it to fully play its expected role in the economy.  
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantakyi acts over poor attendance
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Ghana Football Association says it is keen to boost the numbers in Ghanaian stadiums again as empty seats become the order of the day at the various League centres.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Biometric voters register key mechanism against multiple voting
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Seven political parties through the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) have identified biometric system of voter’s registration as a key mechanism against multiple voting and impersonation in Ghana’s electoral system.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Buaben eager for Stars Call-up
Wednesday, May 13 2009
He might not be as strong and famous as Chelsea star, Michael Essien, but when it comes to getting the job done, Dundee United’s Prince Buaben makes sure he executes the job to perfection.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts strike deal for fans
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Hearts of Oak have signed a new deal with its telecommunication sponsors MTN which will see its supporters on their network enjoy reduced call rates.
HO :
Man gets five years for incest
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Daniel Gadzeti, a carpenter has been found guilty by the Ho circuit court and is to serve five year jail term for being in an incestuous relationship with his 19-year-old daughter Mabel Gadzeti, a seamstress apprentice.
   
(JUASO) NDC :
Party activists asked not to intimidate political opponents
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been asked not to take advantage of the party’s assumption of power to intimidate political opponents.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Man kills grandmother
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Kudjo Movi, a 31-year-old fetish priest who allegedly cut the head of his grandmother(deceased), has been arraigned before the Suhum Magistrate Court presided over by Miss Edem Kokuvie-Tay.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chief Kotoko fan attacks Afriyie
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The chairman of Asante Kotoko’s supporters union, Edmund Ackah has launched scathing attack on the team manager describing him as the brain behind the club’s plummeting performance.
KARAGA :
Karaga confirms DCE
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The people of Karaga went into jubilation soon after assembly members overwhelmingly voted to confirm Mr. Mohammed Abdulai Sandow as the District Chief Executive for the area.
    
SHAMA :
Re-nominate Emelia Arthur as DCE
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Essemaman Development Association in the Shama District has appealed to President John Atta Mills to re-nominate Ms. Emelia Arthur as the District Chief Executive of the area.
NATIONAL :
No integrity - Finance minister
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Dr Kwabena Duffuor, Minister of Finance, has said the lack of integrity in the financial sector has failed to promote effective leadership and eroded confidence in the institutions and systems.
(AKYEM KUSI) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Lets maintain peace- chief advises
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Nana Ntiamoah Kusi Boadu 11, the new chief of Akyem Kusi, has advised his people to forget about the bitterness and rancour of the immediate past and forge ahead in peace and unity.
KMA :
Tinted glasses saga- 78 arrested
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Ashanti Region Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) has arrested 78 drivers who failed to remove the tint on their glasses.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dwarf lifts Minister’s cup
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarf beat their local rivals Venomous Vipers 4-2 to lift the Central Regional Minister’s event coined the Ama Benyiwa-Doe’s Cup in a special match played at the Robert Mensah stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor clears up Appiah fuss
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Former Ghana captain C.K Akunnor says he meant no malice when he said recently there was no way current Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah would have played for Ghana in his club less state.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gunners host Kotoko
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Smarting from their 0-6 loss over the weekend, Berekum Arsenals will be back at their dreaded Golden City Park to try and placate their fans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien’s ex-lover goes to court again
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The jilted ex-girlfriend of midfield superstar Michael Essien is continuing with her jealous fit of rage by sending the Chelsea enforcer to the courts in Ghana.
ACCRA:
COCOBOD names Deputy Chief Executives
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute, Dr Yaw Adu-Ampoma, and former Head of the Cocoa Marketing Company, Alhaji Dramani Egala, have been appointed as Deputy Chief Executives of the Ghana Cocoa Board.
ACCRA:
Ghana hosts World Tourism Day
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Ghana has been nominated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization to host the 30th edition of the World Tourism Day celebrations at an international level.
NATIONAL:
EC tackles electoral corruption
Wednesday, May 13 2009
The Electoral Commission and the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition Wednesday developed a mutual platform to promote political transparency and accountability as a means for fighting electoral corruption in Ghanaian politics.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Check wrong usage of language on airwaves - NMC urged
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Headmaster of the Saltpond Methodist Senior High School, Reverend Paa Solomon Grant Essilfie, has appealed to the National Media Commission (NMC) to check the wrong usage of language on the airwaves by radio presenters, which he said quite often, lacked decorum.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Rescind decision on mass swearing-in of DCEs
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has appealed to government to rescind the decision to swear-in Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives "en bloc" instead of before their respective assembly members
(BUEM) JASIKAN :
North Volta calls for creation of new region
Thursday, May 14 2009
The President of the Coalition for Peace and Development in Buem (COPADIB), Mr Isaka Buraima has reiterated the call on government to create a region for the northern part of the Volta Region to facilitate the development of the area
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Society urged to fight against “Sakawa”
Thursday, May 14 2009
A founding member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Mintah, has appealed to all and sundry to rise up and fight against the growing phenomenon of “get-rich quick” which has caught up mainly with the youth.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA WEST :
Hunter mistakes farmer for game
Thursday, May 14 2009
A circuit court at Dunkwa-On-Offin, has remanded Kwasi Obeng, a hunter into prison custody for allegedly shooting and killing John Kwasi Mensah, a 40-year-old farmer, at Diaso in the Upper Denkyira West District.
(HAATSO) GA EAST :
Two Nigerians in court for defilement
Thursday, May 14 2009
Two Nigerians have appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra for the various roles they played in the defilement of a 14-year old pupil.
(KOKOMLEMLE) AMA :
Rapist before court
Thursday, May 14 2009
A 30 year old electrician who raped an 18-year-old girl has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.
ACCRA:
Entrepreneurs urged not to depend on Political Patronage
Thursday, May 14 2009
Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has asked local entrepreneurs not to depend on political patronage in growing their enterprises.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Nsawam police arrests four thieves
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Nsawam Police has arrested four men suspected of stealing 160 boxes of agro-chemicals from a vehicle involved in an accident at Ntoaso near Nsawam in the Akuapem South Municipality.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Assembly plans to revive Nsawam Food Cannary
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Akuapem South, Dr. Godfred Osei Bonsu Twum has said the assembly would initiate plans to revive the Nsawam Food Cannary of GIHOC to provide jobs for the youth in the area.
SUNYANI :
Food and Drugs Board destroy drugs
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Acting Brong-Ahafo Regional Zonal Officer of the Food and Drug Board (FDB), Mr. Edward Acheampong has expressed concern about the rate at which selling and buying of unregistered sex-enhancing drugs are gaining prominence in the region.
ACCRA:
Prominent musician before court for fraud
Thursday, May 14 2009
The trial of one of Ghana’s renowned hip-life artistes, Emmanuel Botchway aka Kwaw Kesse who is accused of fraud, entered its second day at an Accra High Court.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Assemblies urged to ensure provision of social services
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Gender Officer in charge of the Talensi-Nadam District, Ms. Elizabeth Adongo has urged metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to ensure the provision of social services rather than solely focusing on physical infrastructure.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Exodus; not killing our League
Thursday, May 14 2009
The President of the Ghana Football Association has rubbished claims that the exodus of players from the local league is what is killing interest in the game as and the reason behind the low patronage at league centres.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bad coaching is affecting the League
Thursday, May 14 2009
Alhaji Raji, an official of Premiership side, Sekondi Eleven Wise has damned the quality of coaches in Ghana, citing it as a major premise for the fallen standard of the league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold manage a win over Sp. Mirren
Thursday, May 14 2009
Relegation-threatened Obuasi AshGold managed a 1-0 victory over fellow struggling side, Sporting Mirren from Accra in their mid-week Glo Premier League encounter at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.
ACCRA :
10 Million cedis for NLA.
Thursday, May 14 2009
Last year, the Association of Lotto Marketing Companies (LMCs) paid GH¢10.6 million to the National Lotteries Authority (NLA) towards the consolidated fund.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts drop points to Wise
Thursday, May 14 2009
Sekondi Eleven Wise picked a valuable point in their 18th Week Premier League match against Accra Hearts of Oak when they held the league leaders to a two all drawngame at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas draw with Liberty
Thursday, May 14 2009
Sekondi Hasaacas held visiting Liberty Professionals to a 1-1 drawn game in their Glo Premier League match at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
ACCRA :
Develop better business plans
Thursday, May 14 2009
Entrepreneurs have been called upon to develop a good business plan to attract assistance from financial institutions.
SUNYANI:
NADMO and MOH take measures
Thursday, May 14 2009
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture have put in coherent and effective measures to prevent and control the spread of the swine flu to the country.
KWABRE :
Early childhood education is important
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Kwabre District Director of Education, Reverend J.H. Ofosuhene, has called on the government to give adequate attention to early childhood education to help build a brighter future for the youth.
HOHOE:
Farmer causes harm to a Togolese
Thursday, May 14 2009
Thomas Doe Kaklo, farmer, has been put before a Hohoe circuit court for causing harm to Bediba Kofie, a Togolese national, over a dead royal python.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, May 14 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, May 14, 2009.
(GBILIGU) KWAHU NORTH:
Ghana takes a step further in soil improvement
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Gbiligu Ecological Farm has started an experiment that uses common charcoal powder to improve soil fertility.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Patients are customers- medical practitioner
Thursday, May 14 2009
Dr Derrick Akyeampong Bonsu, Medical Superintendent of Saltpond Municipal Hospital, has urged workers of health facilities not to regard people who seek medical attention as patients but as customers.
ACCRA :
Bio.issues need support
Thursday, May 14 2009
Prof Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, Chairman of the National Biodiversity Committee, has said biodiversity issues were not receiving attention even though they had great influence on climate change.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat Chelsea
Thursday, May 14 2009
Kumasi King Faisal beat Bechem Chelsea F/C 3-2 in their 18th Week encounter of their Glo Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah in Dynamo Kiev trial
Thursday, May 14 2009
Ghana youth international Jonathan Mensah is confident he can wrap up a deal with Ukraine champions Dynamo Kiev after agreeing to join them on trials.
MFANTSEMAN :
Teenage pregnancy characterise exams.
Thursday, May 14 2009
Thirty pregnant girls and one nursing mother wrote the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE in the Mfantseman Municipality.
BOLGATANGA :
Donkeys on high demand
Thursday, May 14 2009
The donkey, a beast of burden that is reared in small numbers only in the northern sector of the country and is used in carting farm produce and water, is in high demand for its meat and other services.
ACCRA:
’Global release’ to mark AU Day
Thursday, May 14 2009
The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development Thursday lined-up a programme of advocacy by civil society organizations across the continent to herald the African Union Day on May 25
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghapoha donates towards Hockey Tournament
Thursday, May 14 2009
Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has donated 25,000 Ghana Cedis to the Local Organizing Committee of the African Hockey Cup of Nations for a successful hosting of the tournament.
(AKOSOMOBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Media on priority list - Minister
Thursday, May 14 2009
A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr. James Agyenim Boateng, has called for the provision of adequate resources for journalists to enhance their efficiency and effectiveness in the performance of their duties.
(KIA) ACCRA:
Veep back from ’credit crunch’ meeting
Thursday, May 14 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama returned home on Thursday from Dakar, Senegal, where he attended the 44th meeting of the African Development Bank that dwelt on Africa’s preparedness toward mitigating the effects of the global credit crunch.
NATIONAL:
Kunbuor outlines plans for improved health services
Thursday, May 14 2009
Deputy Health Minister Dr. Ben Kunbuor Thursday pledged government’s commitment to improve the country’s health situation despite the enormous challenges.
ACCRA :
Move away from tech.imperialism- DG
Friday, May 15 2009
Ms Dorothy Gordon, Director General of the Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (KACE), has challenged local ICT experts in Ghana to adopt systems that would protect their products against what she called “technology imperialism”.
ACCRA :
Civil servants urged to continue working
Friday, May 15 2009
Members of the Public Service Workers Union (PSWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress, have been urged to continue working as the executive continued to negotiate with government to implement the Single Spine Salary Structure.
KMA:
Armed robber shot dead
Friday, May 15 2009
The Police in Kumasi on Thursday gunned down a member of a gang of armed robbers, who engaged the security personnel in a shoot-out after robbing a woman of an unspecified amount of money at her residence at Ahodwo in Kumasi.
ACCRA :
Tourism board becomes an authority
Friday, May 15 2009
Stakeholders in the tourism industry have embraced the governements decision to convert the Ghana Tourist Board to an Authority.
WENCHI :
Immigration officers must be cared for
Friday, May 15 2009
Mr Augustus Offei Sarpong, Wenchi Municipal Immigration Officer has appealed to the government and other stakeholders to help improve the working environment of immigration officers in deprived areas  to enable them to work effectively.
JASIKAN :
Volta needs a new region
Friday, May 15 2009
Mr Isaka Buraima, President of the Coalition for Peace and Development in Buem (COPADIB), has reiterated the call on government to create a region for the northern part of the Volta Region to facilitate the development of the area.
SUNYANI :
VAT appeals for information
Friday, May 15 2009
Ghanaians, particularly consumers of the Value Added Tax Service (VAT), have been urged to volunteer information to the Service to enable it to recover taxes that otherwise would have been lost to the state in return for a handsome reward.
KMA :
MMDCEs appealed to.
Friday, May 15 2009
Newly confirmed Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives have been asked to be humble and dedicated to work to improve the living conditions of the people.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Minister tours ministries
Friday, May 15 2009
Mr. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, the Deputy Minster of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has toured departments under his ministry and assured them of the ministry’s commitment to their needs.
(COURTS) AMA:
Businessman entangled with police testifies
Friday, May 15 2009
Kwaku Duah, the businessman, who was allegedly robbed by six police officers and other five persons of his belongings and money in a hotel at Dworwulu in Accra, on Monday told an Accra Circuit Court that the police came to his hotel room to attack and kidnap him.
 
MAMPONG :
Police call for public support
Friday, May 15 2009
Mampong Divisional Police Commander, Mr Edward Oduro Kwateng has appealed for public support in the fight against crime in the country.
KMA :
Call for the regulation of internet cafes
Friday, May 15 2009
The Most Reverend Aboagye Mensah, outgoing Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, Ghana, has stressed the need for a legislation to regulate internet café operations in the country.
NEW JUABEN :
MP off for peace confab
Friday, May 15 2009
Mrs Beatrice Bernice Boateng, Member of Parliament for New Juaben South, last Sunday left for Antigua, Guatemala to participate in a three-day conference dubbed; “Women Redefining Democracy for Peace, Justice and Equality.”
TECHIMAN :
Nsuta cocoa farmers cry out.
Friday, May 15 2009
Cocoa farmers in Nsuta in the Techiman Municipality have urged the government to pay their bonuses to them to sustain the mass cocoa spraying exercise.
ACCRA:
Minister warns parents
Friday, May 15 2009
Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, has said irresponsible parenting would be one of the vices that the Ministry would address vigorously.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA:
Mobile clinic will be an asset
Friday, May 15 2009
Professor Kingsley Buah-Bassuah, Head of the Department of Physics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) urged the authorities of the Twifo Praso Health Assistants Training School to consider the introduction of mobile clinic to help combat epidemics and other diseases in the rural and remote areas.
ACCRA:
IGP faces contempt charges
Friday, May 15 2009
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mrs. Elizabeth Mills-Robertson will soon appear in court with a police prosecutor, E.Y.Frimpong, to answer charges relating to contempt of court.
ACCRA :
Family law students support child.
Friday, May 15 2009
The 2009 Family Law and Practice Class of the Ghana School of Law has rescued a nine year old boy, Samuel Donkor, who has been abandoned because of the controversy of his paternity.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor hails Wise progress
Friday, May 15 2009
Sekondi Eleven Wise head coach CK Akunnor is praised his team’s improvement in the Glo Premier League after a spirited performance earned them a 2-2 draw with Hearts of Oak at Ohene Djan Stadium on Wednesday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari to miss Ghana/Mali game
Friday, May 15 2009
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari’s recurrent injury problems are raising fears that he could miss the Black Stars’ crucial World Cup qualifier against Mali next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantakyi moots for aggressive marketing
Friday, May 15 2009
Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi says the domestic league needs an aggressive marketing boost to help improve the patronage of the game countrywide.
CAPE COAST:
Part of hospital road collapse.
Friday, May 15 2009
The wings supporting the culvert on the Fosu Lagoon caved in on Thursday night, making it impossible for vehicles to use the main Cape Coast District Hospital road.
    
BOLGATANGA:
Library staff need to be motivated
Friday, May 15 2009
The Upper East Regional Librarian, Mr John Ayeseya, has stated that the lack of good working conditions for staff of the Library Board was affecting the retention of qualified personnel to man libraries in the Region.
(SAKUMONO) TEMA :
Boy dies in police cells.
Friday, May 15 2009
A middle aged man has marched to the Ag. Inspector General of Police, Mrs. Elizabeth Mills -Robertson over the death of his son in the cells of the Sakumono Police station.
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Sex kills woman.
Friday, May 15 2009
The Ajumako District Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Mr Kwasi Boakye Enimil, has remanded Kofi Suang, a farmer from Budukwaa near Enyan Abaasa, in police custody in connection with the death of his girlfriend Abena Hammoah.
TEMA:
Slums to be removed-TDC
Friday, May 15 2009
The mandate of Tema Development Corporation (TDC) to plan and develop the metropolis is still valid and has not expired, its head has said .
KMA :
NPA gets tough on smugglers
Friday, May 15 2009
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is to embark on collaborative activities with security agencies at the country’s borders to check the rampant smuggling of petroleum products to neighbouring countries.
ACCRA :
SHS years under consideration
Friday, May 15 2009
The Ministry of Education is to hold a National Education Forum (NEF) from 27 to 28 of this month in Accra, to discuss the duration of the Senior High School (SHS) education in the country.
TECHIMAN :
Land issues must be documented
Friday, May 15 2009
Mr George Nti, National Facilitator of the Land Administration Project has stressed the need for people to document all land transactions through customary land secretariats.
    
ACCRA:
Party wants Speaker prosecuted
Friday, May 15 2009
The National Democratic Congress has called for the arrest and prosecution of the former Speaker of Parliament, Mr Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi Hughes, for allegedly “looting property from his official residence upon leaving office”.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League race not over
Friday, May 15 2009
Hearts of Oak coach Kosta Papic has admittted the league title is still open after registering a second straight draw against Eleven Wise on Wednesday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Grunsah wants autonomous League
Friday, May 15 2009
King Faisal president Alhaji Grunsah wants the body that runs the Glo Premier League to become autonomous from the Ghana Football Association.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Uganda name squad againstGhana
Friday, May 15 2009
Uganda have recalled Austrian-based defender and captain Ibrahim Sekagya for the Cranes friendly against the Black Stars of Ghana later this month.
(DOKYIKROM) ASUTIFI :
New school for district
Friday, May 15 2009
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited has handed over a basic school it built for at  Dokyikrom in the Asutifi District.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, May 15 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, May 15, 2009.
WA EAST :
Guinea worm cases reduce
Friday, May 15 2009
The Upper West Region recorded only one case of guinea worm infection at Chawuli in the Wa East District in November 2007, giving hope that the region was now moving towards a total eradication of the disease.
TANO SOUTH :
DCE advises party functionaries
Friday, May 15 2009
Mr. Zakari Bukari Anaba, Tano South District Chief Executive, has called on feuding factions within the NDC to forget the past and unite to move the developmental agenda of the district forward.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boadi gets Strasbourg’s offer
Friday, May 15 2009
Promotion seeking French club Racing Strasbourg have offered a contract to Ghanaian teenager Francis Boadi.
TEMA :
Businessman assaults woman
Friday, May 15 2009
James Mensah Sarpong, a businessman in Tema, has been fined GH ¢240.00 by the Tema Circuit Court “B” for assault.
(WIRENKYIREN AMANFROM) EAST AKIM:
New police station for area
Friday, May 15 2009
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Baba Jamal, has inaugurated a new police station at Wirenkyiren Amanfrom, near Kyebi.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rahim wants more playing time
Friday, May 15 2009
Ghanaian midfielder Rahim Ayew says he is ready to sign for any club that will guarantee him unlimited playing time as he decides on his club future after being linked with a host of clubs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah will be in Mali Squad
Friday, May 15 2009
Stephen Appiah will be in Milovan Rajevac’s squad for Ghana’s two World Cup qualifiers in June but unlike in previous games the Black Stars captain is by no means guaranteed a starting place.
KMA :
Traders appeal to KMA
Friday, May 15 2009
The Paul Sagoe Traders Association at Adum has petitioned the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to re-open the only toilet facility in the business hub, which was closed down six days ago following alleged reports of unhygienic conditions.
TECHIMAN :
150 children supported
Friday, May 15 2009
The Bureau of Rural and Urban Mobilization for Development, in conjunction with the International Labour Organization and International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, has presented educational items worth GHC30,000 to 150 children head porters in the Techiman Municipality.
(BOGOSO) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
New police station for area.
Friday, May 15 2009
Golden Star Bogoso/ Prestea Limited (GSBPL), a mining company based at Bogoso, has commissioned a $1,900,000.00 new block for the Presta Police Station, in the Western Region.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Minister inspects Hockey stadium
Friday, May 15 2009
Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Minister of Youth and Sports has undertaking an inspection of the construction of the 12,000 capacity all seater Hockey Stadium for the impending Africa Hockey Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana in July this year.
SUNYANI :
Man gets five years for assault
Friday, May 15 2009
A circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani has sentenced a 21-year-old kente weaver, Kwaku Boateng, to five years imprisonment in hard labour for biting the lower lip of his brother-in-law in a fight over a woman at Atronie in Sunyani Municipality.
(SANTROKOFI) HOHOE:
Computers for school stolen
Friday, May 15 2009
Mawuli Kofitse, carpenter at Santrokofi in the Volta Region has been put before court for stealing two Toshiba laptop computers valued at GH¢3,000 belonging to the local school.
(KOKOFU) NKORANZA :
Omanhene calls for review of marriage law
Friday, May 15 2009
Barima Offe Akwasi Okogyeasuo II, Omanhene of Kokofu in Ashanti Region, has suggested a revision of the intestate succession law (PNDC law III) and said it was creating divisions among families.
(BANKYEASE) STMA :
Man gets ten years in jail.
Friday, May 15 2009
A Takoradi Circuit Court has sentenced John Cudjoe, a mason, to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12-year class four pupil at Bankyease near Takoradi.
     
(KUMASI) KMA :
MTN Foundation to undertake health and education programmes
Friday, May 15 2009
Co-ordinator of the MTN Ghana Foundation, Mr. Malcom Frazier Appeadu, has said that the Foundation has focused on undertaking health and education projects to improve the quality of life of Ghanaians.
(KUMASI) KMA :
500,000 Dollars for training engineering students
Friday, May 15 2009
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has voted 500,000 Dollars for the training of Electrical and Computer Engineering Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
ACCRA :
Government urged to facilitate disbursement of students’ loan
Friday, May 15 2009
President of National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), Mr. Ishmael Tweneboa-Kodua,  has urged government to facilitate the payment of loans to students through the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) to enable them to have access to their loans.
HO :
FDB sets up mobile laboratories on malaria drugs
Friday, May 15 2009
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has set up five mini laboratories in five regional capitals to test the efficacy and safety of malaria drugs.
HO :
Court remands police for defiling pupil
Friday, May 15 2009
A Ho Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Ernest Obimpeh has remanded Lance Corporal Abdul Rahaman Issah of the Volta Regional Police Headquarters in Police custody for defiling a 13-year old pupil.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Traders petition KMA
Friday, May 15 2009
The Paul Sagoe Traders Association at Adum in Kumasi, has petitioned the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), to re-open the only toilet in the business hub, which it had closed for six days following alleged reports of unhygienic conditions.
ACCRA :
CJ receives award
Friday, May 15 2009
The Chief Justice Mrs. Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, expressed worry over the "the get rich quick attitude" creeping gradually into the Ghanaian society.
ACCRA :
CEO of COCOBOD visits ADN factory
Saturday, May 16 2009
The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Tony Fofie has paid a day’s working visit to the construction site of ADM Cocoa Ghana Limited factory at Kumasi.
(ANUM APAPAM) WEST AKIM:
Tree planting to mark Nkrumah’s Birthday
Saturday, May 16 2009
A tree planting exercise has began at Anum Apapam in the Eastern Region to mark the centenary birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Akwatiahene appeals to government
Saturday, May 16 2009
Osabarima Kofi Boateng III, Akwatiahene has appealed to Government to prioritise the divestiture of Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD) at Akwatia.
ACCRA :
Child trafficking not solution to challenges
Saturday, May 16 2009
Mr David Tervi, Chief of Mission of International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said child trafficking was not the solution to challenges facing parents in the world.
(ACCRA) AMA :
MP calls for early completion of Korle Bridge
Saturday, May 16 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodioo, Mr. Jonathan Nii Tackie-Komme has appealed to the Ministry of Roads and Highway to ensure early completion of the bridge spanning the Korle Lagoon, linking the south western corridor of Accra to the Central Business District on the Old Winneba Road and the High Street.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST:
Court jails farmer for threatening police
Saturday, May 16 2009
A district court at Wamfie in Dormaa East District, sentenced Godwin Kwame Mawutor, a 29-year-old farmer, to 18 months imprisonment for threatening a landlord and the police who went to arrest him.
ACCRA :
Court grants Azumbe and five others bail
Saturday, May 16 2009
An Accra Circuit Court on Friday granted Nana Azumbe, aka ’Motia father’, a self-styled spiritualist alleged to be behind the famous ’Sakawa’ syndicate and five others GH¢20,000 bail each with two sureties to be justified.
DORMAA EAST:
Man jailed for defiling 11-year-old girl
Saturday, May 16 2009
A circuit court at Dormaa Ahenkro in the Brong Ahafo region, has sentenced Kwadwo Amponsah, a farmer, to 9 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 11-year-old girl.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Seamstress before court for stealing GH¢300
Saturday, May 16 2009
Sandra Ersaa Dara, a 19-year-old trained seamstress but now unemployed, on Friday appeared before the Kade District Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing GH¢300 belonging to Miss Mercy Lumor at Adankrono.
NATIONAL :
EC reprimands leadership of seven political parties
Saturday, May 16 2009
The Electoral Commission (EC) has reprimanded the leadership of seven political parties for a breach of portion of the Political Parties Law because they failed to include women in the participants for the recent three-day self-assessment forum at Akosombo.
ACCRA :
Graduates urged to network to form business partnerships
Saturday, May 16 2009
Chief Executive Officer of Fio Enterprise Limited, Ms Adelaide Ahwireng, has advised young graduates not to wait to be employed out there, but rather network to make use of their knowledge acquired to form business partnerships.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Prosecute corrupt past government officials – Chairman
Saturday, May 16 2009
The Chairman of the Odododiodioo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Daniel Okai has expressed his support for the call to prosecute corrupt past government officials alleged to have “Looted” state property.
WA :
Iodine deficiency disorders rate high in UW
Saturday, May 16 2009
Upper West Region is said to have one of the highest prevalence rate of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) in the country, a nationwide survey has shown.
ACCRA :
President appoints new IGP, ambassadors
Saturday, May 16 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has, in consultation with the Council of State, appointed Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye as the substantive Inspector-General of Police (IGP) with immediate effect.
(ACCRA) CPP :
CPP launches Nkrumah centenary celebration
Saturday, May 16 2009
The Convention People’s Party has launched its plans for celebration of the Kwame Nkrumah Centenary.
(ACCRA) NPP :
NPP delegation attends conference in Norway
Saturday, May 16 2009
A three-man New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegation led by Mr Peter Mac Manu, National Chairman, has returned home after participating in the National Convention of Hoyre, the Norwegian Conservative Party held in Oslo.
ACCRA :
RTI Bill laid before Cabinet
Saturday, May 16 2009
Deputy Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mr. Ebo Barton-Oduro,  said the Right to Information (RTI) Bill has been laid before Cabinet for the necessary action for onward submission to Parliament.
SUNYANI:
Vodafone undertakes pilot project in schools
Saturday, May 16 2009
Vodafone, a British Telecommunication Company now operating in Ghana has initiated a rural-community public telephone system to complement government’s efforts of bridging the telecommunication gap between urban and rural dwellers.
(KIA) ACCRA:
Veep out for Pan African Parliament
Sunday, May 17 2009
The Vice President John Dramani Mahama left Accra Saturday night to attend the opening of the Pan African Parliament in South African.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
District records lower cases of abuse
Sunday, May 17 2009
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in the East Mamprusi District recorded 13 domestic violence cases in 2008.
NATIONAL:
Ahwoi bemoans bereaucracy in businness registration
Sunday, May 17 2009
Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Saturday said delays in the registration of companies at various government agencies are unacceptable and that government would work to facilitate transactions at these points.
TEMA:
New tactics adopted to arrest crime
Sunday, May 17 2009
The Tema Regional Police Command has re-launched its patrol activities dubbed; “operation calm life” to flush our criminals from the Tema region.
TAMALE :
30 million Euros for new urban development project
Monday, May 18 2009
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with the Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) is to initiate a new urban development project in four cities of the country.
ACCRA :
Obama to visit Ghana
Monday, May 18 2009
President Barrack Obama of the United States of America will pay a state visit to Ghana from Friday, July 10 to Saturday July 11, 2009.
BONGO :
DCE unveils development plan
Monday, May 18 2009
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Bongo District in the Upper East Region, Mr Clement Akugre Atia has assured that he would strengthen and increase the revenue base in the District and also block leakages within the sector.
BOLGATANGA :
UDS appeals for support
Monday, May 18 2009
The University for Development Studies (UDS) has appealed to Government to, as a matter of urgency establish a foundation for the UDS that would be tailored to solve local specific developmental and people centred problems.
(DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN) UPPER DENKYIRA :
Encourage TB patients to take full course of treatment-Expert
Monday, May 18 2009
The Secretary-General of the Ghana Society for the Prevention of Tuberculosis (GSPT), Mr. Joe Hagan, has called on Ghanaians to encourage TB patients to take the full course of treatment for the disease.
ACCRA :
Use communication skills to reduce burden on cancer patients – Lee
Monday, May 18 2009
Chief Executive Officer of Maggie’s Centre, a Cancer Support Centre in Scotland, Mrs Laura Lee, has called on health practitioners to use good communications skills to lessen the burden of cancer patients in the country.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO :
ICT teaching to be made compulsory – Tetteh-Enyo
Monday, May 18 2009
Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tetteh-Enyo has announced that from next year, teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT) related subjects would be made compulsory in all basic and senior high schools throughout the country.
BOLGATANGA :
Education in NR should be prioritized under SADA-ISODEC
Monday, May 18 2009
Upper East Regional Manager, of the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) Mr Jonathan Adabre, has underscored the need for education in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions to be given attention under the implementation of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Civil servants urged to change negative perception
Monday, May 18 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has called on civil servants in the Region to endeavour to change the negative public perception about them.
(AFRAM PLAINS) KWAHU NORTH :
Pupil teachers to teach in Afram Plains
Monday, May 18 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) in prompt response to the plight of children in Afram Plains, have decided to recruit Senior High School graduates and graduates from other tertiary institutions to teach in schools without teachers.
(ABURI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
GHA pays compensation to wood cavers
Monday, May 18 2009
The Ghana Highway Authority has paid the full compensation to the wood carvers at Aburi whose shops were affected during the construction of the Accra-Mamfe Highway in 2004.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA EAST:
Nominee gets nod after second round
Monday, May 18 2009
The Agona East District Assembly has finally confirmed a 60 year old educationist, Mr John Oremus Arkoh, the President’s nominee for the post of District Chief Executive.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold records first away win
Monday, May 18 2009
Obuasi Ashgantigold made clear their intentions of surviving the premiership when they chalked a lone goal victory over Liberty Professionals in their Week 19 clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts draw with Hasaacas
Monday, May 18 2009
Sekondi Hasaacas drew 1-1 with league leaders Accra Hearts of Oak in an exciting Glo Premier League match at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions stun Kotoko
Monday, May 18 2009
Visiting Kpando Heart of Lions on Sunday inflicted a painful 1-0 defeat on embattled Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their 19th Week Glo Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Sulley wins Italian Serie A
Monday, May 18 2009
Ghana international Sulley Muntari records a first season success in his debut with Inter Milan after clinching the Seri A title on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston blow for Ghana
Monday, May 18 2009
Scottish side Hearts have hinted that Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston is likely to be unavailable for the Black Stars two World Cup qualifiers in two weeks’ time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Amoah gets Breda play-offs win
Monday, May 18 2009
Black Stars striker Mathew Amoah scored the winner as NAC Breda earned a 3-2 win at home over Feyenoord in the Eredivisie Europa League play-offs on Saturday.
ACCRA :
NUGS appeals to government
Monday, May 18 2009
The National Union of Ghana Students has called on government to take immediate steps to disburse money to Student Loan Trust Fund in order for students to get their loans.
AMA :
Aquinas gets new lab.
Monday, May 18 2009
The Accra-East branch of the Rotary Club of Ghana has renovated the Science laboratory of the Saint Thomas Aquinas Senior High School.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac to introduce new faces
Monday, May 18 2009
Black Stars head coach Milovan Rajevac has hinted that he is set to introduce new players in his squad for next month’s 2010 joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Mali and Sudan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
IMT plan for the season
Monday, May 18 2009
The newly named interim management committee of Asante Kotoko will meet for the first time today(Monday) to hatch up a plan for the club in what is gradually turning out to be a shipwreck league campaign.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Utrecht Sign Nana Asare
Monday, May 18 2009
According to Sporza, Eredivisie outfit Utrecht have completed the transfer of highly rated left back Nana Asare.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko Supporters hail dissolution of management
Monday, May 18 2009
Some supporters and sympathisers of Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC have hailed the dissolution of the Sylvester Asare-Owusu-led management team by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko Supporters hail management dissolution
Monday, May 18 2009
Some supporters and sympathisers of Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC have hailed the dissolution of the Sylvester Asare-Owusu-led management team by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
HO :
Christian chiefs are better.
Monday, May 18 2009
Christians have been urged to tolerate christians who have are made chiefs and queen mothers.
ACCRA :
Ghanaians to have job prospects in Italy
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Prospective Ghanaian travellers who are eager to ply their skills in Europe now have a better option to avoid the tribulations which illegal migrants are subjected to travelling across the Sahara Desert.
ACCRA :
Hotel manager speaks out
Tuesday, May 19 2009
A prosecution witness yesterday told the circuit court hearing the case involving six policemen and six civilians who are standing trial for allegedly, robbing a businessman that he was present when the businessman was assaulted and robbed.
ACCRA :
NADMO staff to get relief.
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Mr. Cletus Avorka, Minister for Interior, has announced that government would improve conditions of service, including salary increase for workers of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO).
ACCRA :
Stakeholders brainstorm on education
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Stakeholders at a day’s forum on development of appropriate skills for the country’s educational institutions have called for a strong link between theory and practical training in order to well-prepare students to meet the needs of the job market.
ACCRA :
Veep addresses PAP
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Ghana’s Vice President John Mahama has said that the era of “political dinosaurs” who considered African countries as their bona fide property and pillaged the resources for the comfort of themselves and a small political elite was probably over. 
NORTH TONGU:
National cattle ranch in distress
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The Aveyime National Cattle Ranch in the North-Tongu District is in crisis.
(KENYASI) KWABRE:
Police in Ashanti bust synidicate
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested a suspected car stealing syndicate believed to be operating between Kenyasi and Duase in the Kwabre East District of Ashanti.
ACCRA:
NAFTI given new mandate
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Mr Samuel Okudjeto-Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Information, has tasked the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) to champion national regeneration crusade for the attainment of the “Better Ghana,” agenda of the Government.
NATIONAL :
20000 went to China.
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The Chinese Embassy in Accra processed more than 20,000 visas for Ghanaians to visit the People’s Republic of China in 2008 to transact various businesses, Mr Yu Wenzhe, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana announced .
ACCRA :
American investors in Ghana
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Tourism has hosted a team of American investors currently in Ghana to explore avenues of investment in the tourism and entertainment industry.
NATIONAL :
Review committee outdoored
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, has inaugurated a five-member committee to review the sales and purchase agreement (SPA) between the government of Ghana and Vodafone International Holdings BV.
NATIONAL :
Ghana receives 30 million Yen from China
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Ghana signed two agreements, a grant and an interest-free loan totalling 4.4 million dollars (about 30 million Yen) with China.
ACCRA :
American investors in Ghana
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Tourism has hosted a team of American investors currently in Ghana to explore avenues of investment in the tourism and entertainment industry.
MAMPONG:
Hospital needs help.
Tuesday, May 19 2009
A total of GH¢20,000 will be needed to refurbish the Mampong General Hospital to enable it deliver quality health care, Mr. Joseph Ofori Amanfo, Administrator of the facility has said.
SEKYERE EAST:
GHC 65000 for new court
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The Asokore Traditional Area in the Sekyere East District of Ashanti Region would soon benefit from a 65,000 Ghana cedis circuit court.
(SUHUM AHEMBREM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Residents appeal to district assembly
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Residents of Suhum Ahembrem in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District have appealed to the district assembly to re-construct the bridge over the stream which links the community with the main Suhum/Kumasi/Accra road.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ansah seal Petrojet deal
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Heart of Lions midfielder Edmund Owusu-Ansah is reported to have sealed a deal with Egyptian Premier League, Petrojet for the next football season.
GOMOA WEST:
DCE appeals to GWC.
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, District Chief Executive (DCE), for Gomoa West, has appealed to the Ghana Water Company (GWC), to restore water supply to the people of the area without further delay.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Paintsil hopeful of Euro campaign
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Ghana defender, John Paintsil dreams of a Fulham place in next season’s Europa League as the Cottagers continue with their best ever run in the English premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA not involved in player recruitment
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The Ghana Football Association has moved against fake agents who are openly advertising deals abroad for players and duping them out of large sums of money.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asare out of Milo’s plans
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Nana Kwasi Asare’s joy at clinching a move to Dutch side Utrecht FC has been dampened by coach Milovan Rajevac’s decision to leave him out of the squad that will play Mali in a world cup qualifier.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe ready for Champs Lge
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe is gearing up for Ettifaq’s Group D final clash with Iranian side Sepahan in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal hold Mirren
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Sporting Mirren failed in their bid to rise above the relegation zone after Kumasi based King Faisal held them to a barren draw on Monday in their 19 Week Premier League encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal hold Mirren
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Sporting Mirren failed in their bid to rise above the relegation zone after Kumasi based King Faisal held them to a barren draw on Monday in their 19 Week Premier League encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari rules out Prem return
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Sulley Muntari has firmly ruled out a potential summer switch to Tottenham Hotspur by declaring he has no desire to leave Inter.
(KORLU-BU) ACCRA:
Doctors: Work to rule still in force
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Patients Tuesday rushed to the Central Out Patients Department (OPD) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to access health care before the doctors stop work at 1700 hours deadline they have given themselves during their work-to-rule action.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
’Sakawa’ in Parliament soon
Tuesday, May 19 2009
Government will soon put before parliament a Cyber Security Bill for consideration, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, disclosed on Tuesday.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Okudzeto’s Office gutted by fire
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The office of the Deputy Minister of Information, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has been razed by fire, destroying properties running into several millions of cedis.
NATIONAL:
New IGP targets world class policing in Ghana
Tuesday, May 19 2009
The New Inspector General of Police, Paul Tawiah Quaye has set his sight to building a world class police force through short to medium term policing plan.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
3 year old traumatised
Wednesday, May 20 2009
A 24 year old farmer, Isaac Boamah who was on May 6, this year entrusted with the care of  a three year old girl by her mother ended up defiling the her.
AMA :
Man gets 15 years
Wednesday, May 20 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court on Tuesday sentenced a 21-year-old trader to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for conspiracy and robbery.
AMA :
Markets being taken over by NDC party sympathizers
Wednesday, May 20 2009
In the wake of hijacking of  the management of some public toilets in the Greater Accra region by some unscrupulous party functionaries of the ruling party, National Democratic Congress, another illegal activity seems to be picking up.
BOLE :
DCE calls on Bolewura
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Alhaji Seidu Abudu Sampson, newly confirmed District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bole has paid a courtesy call on the Bolewura, Chief Gbedese Amankwa II and his elders.
AMA :
How a man paid up his loan of GHC296000
Wednesday, May 20 2009
A businessman who allegedly issued four dud cheques on different dates to pay for GH¢296,000 loan has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

BOLGATANGA :
WUCWO day celebrated
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The World Union of Catholic Women Organization (WUCWO) Day has been marked by Women’s organizations in the Catholic Church at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Church Parish in Bolgatanga.
AMA :
70 year old defiles girl
Wednesday, May 20 2009
A 70-year-old tailor who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old pupil on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for an alleged defilement.
AMA :
Police hospital allays fears
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The Police Hospital is ready for the influx that may arise from the work-to-rule action adopted by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), the Hospital Administrator of the Police Hospital, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Owusu-Bempah, has said.
ACCRA :
Hepatitis B should be part of health insurance
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Miss Ghana 2008, Mawuse Appea has called on Government to include vaccination against Hepatitis B in the National Health Insurance Scheme to ensure that many Ghanaians get tested and vaccinated. 
    
OFFINSO:
District to host International day on bio-diversity
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology will celebrate this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity at Abofour in the Offinso District of the Ashanti Region on May 22, 2009.
WA :
Female teachers educated on HIV/AIDS
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Madam Helena Awurusa, Gender Coordinator of “Education for All and AIDS (EFAIDS) Project” of GNAT, has observed that more equal gender relations and empowerment of women are vital to successfully preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS infection and enabling women to cope with the disease.
NATIONAL :
President Mills calls for partnership
Wednesday, May 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has called on developing countries to explore ways of collaboration and partnership other than South-South co-operation in the face of the global economic downturn.
BUNKPRUGU:
President nominate DCE
Wednesday, May 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has nominated Hajia Mavis Meriga Bawa as District Chief Executive for Bunkprugu District for confirmation by the assembly.
KASSENA NANKANA :
DCE advises citizens to pay taxes
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Mr Emmanuel Andema, Kassena Nankana District Chief Executive has called on the people in the area to work hard and contribute their quota to national development.
(CASTLE) AMA:
There will be no arm twisting
Wednesday, May 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has given assurance to investors of full Government cooperation without undercuts or arm-twisting.
ACCRA :
Ghana to pay up debts
Wednesday, May 20 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has called on the governments involved in the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project to fully put their weight behind the project for their nations to get its full benefits.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East at 50 - no theatre
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The Upper East Regional Director of the Centre for National Culture (CNC), Naa Luciani Tungbani, has said the Centre has no theatre and this was affecting most of its activities.
ACCRA :
Organisation wants assemblymembers paid
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The Foundation for Female Photojournalists (FFP) has proposed that government should institute the payment of Operational Duty Allowance (ODA) as remuneration for assembly members, aside payment of sitting and transport allowances.
JOMORO:
Nkrumah’s daughter advises against politicization
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Ghanaians have  been advised against the politicization of the trece-planting exercise launched by Kick Malaria Out of Africa, a non-governmental organization (NGO), to mark the centenary birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President
    
NATIONAL :
UK to assist in crime combat
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Government’s efforts at fighting the narcotic drug menace and illegal armed trafficking received a boost as officials of Yahuda Security Management Consulting, a top United Kingdom security firm arrived in Accra to assist national security agencies.
BOLGATANGA :
Minister promises the region the best
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Mrs Lucy Awuni, Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, has assured the people of her region, that she would work effectively with the Regional Minister to bring development to the area.
AMA :
Three Nigerians in court.
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Three unemployed Nigerians who allegedly forged documents of an Accra based law firm, used an Accra High court seal and names of Supreme Court Judges to defraud the public on the internet have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe signs for Hoffenheim
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Hoffenheim have added a third Ghanaian to their roster for the new Bundesliga season following the signing of young striker, Prince Tagoe.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sarpei to return for Ghana
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Germany-based defender Hans Adu Sarpei is to return to the Black Stars to help solve the chronic left-back problems of the team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah reveals SA suitors
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Ghana youth international Jonathan Mensah has confirmed that he has been approached by South Africa duo Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs after a successful debut season for Free State Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston hopes to be ready
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston is confident he will be fit to play for Ghana in their 2010 World Cup qualifier against Sudan next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston hopes to be ready
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston is confident he will be fit to play for Ghana in their 2010 World Cup qualifier against Sudan next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sports Council allocates office to SWAG
Wednesday, May 20 2009
The National Sports Council (NSC) has allocated an office space to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) at the premises of the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra, for the day to day administration of the Association.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to Camp in Kenya
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Ghana have lined up a camping base in Kenya before their World Cup clash against Sudan next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars shocked at media snub
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Officials of Ghanaian Premier League side Wa All Stars are surprised by the media "black-out"received despite their meteoric rise in the league, lying nine points behind leaders Hearts of Oak in second place.
(KORLE-BU) ACCRA:
Nothing concrete yet - Doctors insist
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr Frank Serebour, Wednesday said Tuesday’s meeting between Deputy Health Minister, Dr Benjamin Kunbuor, and the leadership of the association to find an amicable solution to their demands for higher salaries did not yield any concrete solution.
HO:
Volta Doctors say no to ’work to rule’
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Doctors at the Ho Municipal Hospital are  on duty 24 hours since the beginning of their work-to-rule industrial action on Monday, Madam Patience Asigbe, Matron of the Hospital told Newsmen.
TEMA:
Cocaine concealed in chewing gum
Wednesday, May 20 2009
Four persons have so far been arrested in connection with the latest Cocaine Haul aboard a vessel at the Tema Harbour yesterday.
TEMA :
Police on the move again
Thursday, May 21 2009
A total of 61 parcels of cocaine were on Tuesday evening seized at Tema Port from a 40-footer container.
AGONA WEST :
Brass band music dying
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Agona Duakwa Youth Brass Band has been inaugurated with a call on stakeholders and prominent personalities in the town and beyond to assist in the development of musical talents across the nation.
(VE DEME) HOHOE :
36 building destroyed
Thursday, May 21 2009
At least 36 buildings including the Local Authority Primary School at Ve-Deme had their roofs ripped off in a rainstorm that hit the Hohoe area on Tuesday afternoon, rendering scores of people displaced.
EJISU JUABENG :
5000 fruit seedlings for farmers
Thursday, May 21 2009
MORE, an agricultural training institute, in collaboration with Perpetual Prosperity Pumps Foundation, a non-governmental organization, have donated 5,000 fruit seedlings to 150 farmers at Essienimpong in the Ejisu-Juabeng Municipality.
NATIONAL :
AU day public holiday
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Ministry of the Interior has declared Monday, May 25, African Union Day, a statutory public holiday.
TAMALE :
Northern regional minister wanted out
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Abudu Royal Family of Dagbon has called on President John Evans Atta Mills to remove Mr Stephen Sumani Nayina from office as the Northern Regional Minister.
TAMALE :
REGSEC want royal mausoleum rehabilitated
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has explained that it was the collective decision of the Council and not the Regional Minister alone to permit the rehabilitation of the royal mausoleum of the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Men can do house chores
Thursday, May 21 2009
Mrs Felicia Opoku-Mallet, Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB), District Director of Education, has appealed to men to assist women to undertake household chose to reduce the burden on mothers.
ACCRA :
Veep back home
Thursday, May 21 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama returned home Wednesday evening from Johannesburg, South Africa where he attended the opening of the 11th ordinary session of the Pan-African parliament.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU :
NDC appeals to doctors
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Winneba Junction branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appealed to the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to rescind its work-to-rule decision and give government time to address their demand.
NATIONAL :
New appointed board members
Thursday, May 21 2009
H. E. President John Evans Atta Mills has, in accordance with established procedures, made appointments into Boards and councils of state institutions.
BOLGATANGA :
Minister appeals to doctors
Thursday, May 21 2009
Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, has appealed to doctors in the region to continue to run full work schedule and not join some of their colleagues who were embarking on work to rule.
ACCRA :
How much has NHIA spent on insurance?
Thursday, May 21 2009
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has said it has released a total of 128,578,851.00 Ghana cedis to the various health insurance schemes in the country for payment of claims between January and May 2009.
AMA:
Chief appeals for peace
Thursday, May 21 2009
Nii Okainja III, Gbese Mantse, has urged people in Gbese, to bury their differences and forge ahead in unity for the accelerated development of the community.
(NAVORONGO) WA :
Hospital in dire need.
Thursday, May 21 2009
Electricity power fluctuations and poor water supply are hindering health care delivery at the Navrongo War Memorial Hospital.
ACCRA :
Government will fight corruption
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu has stressed Government’s commitment to fighting corruption in the country.
TEMA :
Doctors working 24 hours
Thursday, May 21 2009
Doctors in the public health facilities in the Tema metropolis are working 24 hours a day despite the "work-to-rule" threat issued by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).
TEMA :
No Hepatitis vaccine
Thursday, May 21 2009
Public health facilities in the Tema metropolis are yet to be supplied with vaccines by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to immunize residents against the hepatitis B virus.
KMA :
Robbers kill pregnant woman
Thursday, May 21 2009
A six-month old pregnant woman, was on Wednesday, at dawn, shot and killed by a group of armed robbers during a raid on her residence at the Buokrom Estate in Kumasi.
(AWOSHIE) GA WEST:
Government will provide uniforms
Thursday, May 21 2009
In line with its initiative to facilitate access to quality education, government is to provide school uniforms to 1.66 million pupils in basic schools in deprived communities by the end of this year.
ACCRA:
Five rob company of more than GHC 93000
Thursday, May 21 2009
Five persons who allegedly used a stolen cheque book belonging to Dizengoff Ghana Limited and succeeded in withdrawing GH¢93,450 from the bank appeared before an Accra Circuit Court .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko can’t assure Opeele
Thursday, May 21 2009
The interim management team of Asante Kotoko has told current coach Isaac Opeele Boateng they cannot guarantee his stay at the club if a new coach is appointed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites receive donation
Thursday, May 21 2009
Sidalco Company, dealers in Agricultural products on Monday donated assorted beverages to the national U-20 team, the Black Satellites at their camping base.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa bans Sadick
Thursday, May 21 2009
Football’s world governing body Fifa has banned Ghanaian striker Saddick Adam for four months for abandoning his contract Etoile du Sahel to sign for Spanish club Atletico Madrid.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
32 players invited to Stars
Thursday, May 21 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has recalled eight players for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers against Mali and Sudan with Germany-based Dereck Boateng’s call as the most-anticipated return for the Black Stars.
TEMA:
Two more held over Tema Cocaine saga
Thursday, May 21 2009
Fresh information from the corridors of the Narcotics Control Board has it that two more key suspects have been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s Cocaine haul at the Sea Port of Tema. 
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Metro Mass, PROTOA in tussle over operations
Thursday, May 21 2009
Renewed tension is mounting between the Metro Mass Transit Limited and the Progressive Transport Owners Association at Aflao over alleged operation of an illegal transport company by the local managers of the MMLT.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
’Women beaters’ on the rise
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command has expressed concern about the rate at which men are assaulting their wives and girlfriends with 221 cases reported in four months.
(AWISA) WENCHI:
Linguist held over incest
Thursday, May 21 2009
Traditional authorities at Awisa, a farming community in Wenchi, are investigating a linguist, Kwabena Degyaw,  who is accused of having sex with his three daughters and impregnating the youngest, aged 14.
MAMPONG:
Child Protection Committee inaugurated
Thursday, May 21 2009
A 16-member Child Protection Committee (CPC) responsible for the elimination of the worst forms of child labour in cocoa growing areas in the Mampong Municipality, has been inaugurated at Asante-Mampong.
NATIONAL:
25 million people projected for next cencus
Thursday, May 21 2009
Government Statistician, Dr Grace Bediako Thursday projected that about 25 million people would be counted during the Fifth Population and Housing Census expected to be conducted in March 2010.
WENCHI:
GNAT official lauds single spine salary
Thursday, May 21 2009
The Wenchi Municipal Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, Mr. Joseph Ankomah, has lauded the single spine salary structure, saying its implementation would enhance the financial status of teachers.
HOHOE:
State of Hohoe municipal hospital
Friday, May 22 2009
Dr Edwin Danoo, Medical Superintendent of Hohoe Municipal Hospital has said although the hospital was facing challenges, management continued to maximize resources available to provide quality health care to the people.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level as at Thursday
Friday, May 22 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, May 21, 2009.
KMA :
Amend minerals and mining act
Friday, May 22 2009
Concerned farmers of Adansi and Amansie communities in Ashanti, whose activities have been affected by the operations of AngloGold Ashanti (Obuasi Mine), have called on the government to initiate an urgent amendment to the current Minerals and Mining Act passed in 2006.
NATIONAL :
Government and medical doctors to meet today
Friday, May 22 2009
A meeting between the government and doctors to continue with negotiations to end the four-day-old work-to-rule action by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is to convene today,Deputy General Secretary of the GMA, Dr Frank Serebour,has said.
DORMAA :
DCEs’ warn scheme operators
Friday, May 22 2009
Two district chief executives have warned that service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme would be prosecuted if caught engaged in acts that could derail the objectives of the scheme.
TAMALE :
Andanis call for different strategies
Friday, May 22 2009
The Andani Royal Family has appealed to the Committee of Eminent Chiefs on the Dagbon crisis to reconvene and deal with the remaining traditional aspects of the Dagbon chieftaincy problem.
AGONA EAST :
DCE creates "think tank"
Friday, May 22 2009
Mr John Oremus Arkoh, District Chief Executive for Agona East has stated that he would form a “think tank” that would help accelerate the socio-economic advancement of the area.
ACCRA :
What is the revenue of Vodafone?
Friday, May 22 2009

Vodafone Group worldwide, the world’s leading telecommunications company, posted 41.0 billion pounds revenue from operations in the year under review, up 15.6 per cent.

ACCRA :
Ghana goes Peach Tech.
Friday, May 22 2009
AccTech Ghana, an accounting solution provider, has been certified by Sage Accpac International of the US to market the Sage Peachtree range of small business accounting software in Africa.
ACCRA :
How the AU day is to be marked?
Friday, May 22 2009
This year’s African Union day will be celebrated in Ghana under the theme; “Towards a United, Peaceful and Prosperous Africa” over a one-week period from May 22-28.
ACCRA :
Students rise against vices
Friday, May 22 2009
Student representatives from 11 second cycle schools across the country have showcased their commitment to campaign against social vices in the country.
ACCRA :
CUC call for ban on plastic products
Friday, May 22 2009
Professor Victor Yao Gadzekpo, President of the Central University College (CUC) has called for a ban on the production of plastic sachet water in the country.
KMA :
We do not issue passports-GIS
Friday, May 22 2009
The Ashanti Regional Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), Mr. Emmanuel Amoako Yirenkyi, has stated that his outfit only facilitates the issuance of passports and that it was not the principal issuing authority.
CAPE COAST :
IRS educates religious groups
Friday, May 22 2009
The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) and the Value Added Tax (VAT) Service have jointly organized a day’s seminar to educate religious bodies on their tax obligation to the State.
SEKONDI- TAKORADI :
MCE speaks to traders
Friday, May 22 2009
Mr Kobina Pra Annan, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive has assured traders at Takoradi Market Circle that the assembly has not taken any decision to decongest the market.
OFFINSO :
Man gets 8 years .
Friday, May 22 2009
A circuit court at Offinso, has sentenced Kwabena Agbalenyo, 28, to eight years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 15-year-old girl at Atakorakurom near Abofuo in the Ashanti region.
HO:
Volta receives special guest.
Friday, May 22 2009
Envoys of European Union (EU) member countries in Ghana are on a two-day familiarization visit to Volta Region to appraise the Union’s support to its development.
ACCRA :
Support IGP in his efforts
Friday, May 22 2009
The Chairman of the Odododiodioo constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Daniel Nii Okai, has congratulated Mr. Paul Tawiah Quaye on his appointment as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
TECHIMAN :
49 arrested
Friday, May 22 2009
Forty-nine persons suspected to be involved in the harassment and robbing of traders at the Techiman market were on Friday nabbed in a police cum military swoop at the market.
BEKWAI :
1600 students need water
Friday, May 22 2009
A report from Bekwai Municipal Education Directorate shows that an acute water shortage has hit Bekwai Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Senior High School (SHS) with about 1,600 students depending on one bore-hole.
ADANSI SOUTH :
School needs a library
Friday, May 22 2009
Mr William Adansi-Gyimah, Assemblyman for Apagya in the Adansi South District, has appealed to the Ghana Library Board, the Ghana Education Service and the District Assembly to stock the district library at New Edubiase with reading materials.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
When bonds are broken..
Friday, May 22 2009
The Kade Magistrate Court presided over by Mr Kwaku Baah Frempong has sentenced Augustina Oparebea, who breached a bond the court, had ordered her to sign, to three months in prison.
 
BOLGATANGA :
Union denies allegations
Friday, May 22 2009
The Bolgatanga, Nangodi, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO) union in the Upper East Region has denied allegations that it was influencing transfers from the region.
    
KASSENA/NANKANA :
Motor cycle accidents increasing
Friday, May 22 2009
The Navrongo War Memorial Hospital has expressed concern at the increasing number of motor cycle accidents in the Kassena Nankana District.
EAST MAMPRUSI :
300 people homeless
Friday, May 22 2009
A severe rain-storm has hit the East Mamprusi District and its environs causing havoc to property worth several thousands of Ghana cedis and also rendering more than 300 people homeless.
EAST MAMPRUSI :
300 people homeless
Friday, May 22 2009
A severe rain-storm has hit the East Mamprusi District and its environs causing havoc to property worth several thousands of Ghana cedis and also rendering more than 300 people homeless.
ACCRA :
Ghana an inspiration- Former President
Friday, May 22 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has observed that directions that Ghana has taken serves as a source of inspiration to many countries in Africa and beyond.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Keshi dares Ghana’s in Mali
Friday, May 22 2009
Mali Coach, Stephen Keshi has cast doubts over Ghana’s survival in Bamako when the two sides clash in a crucial joint World Cup/African Cup of Nations qualifier on June 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo trains with Lleyton Orient
Friday, May 22 2009
Black Stars club-less striker, Manuel Junior Agogo is keeping shape with English League One outfit (third tier of English football), Lleyton Orient.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Papa Arko is goal king in Egypt
Friday, May 22 2009
Ghanaian Ernest Papa Arko emerged top scorer for 2008/2009 Egyptian Premier League season which ended on Thursday with 12 goals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA keen on grass-root development
Friday, May 22 2009
At the end of every junior campaign, the Ghana Football Association begins the hunt for the next batch of talents to form the core of the junior national teams.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah’s form excites ’Milo’
Friday, May 22 2009
Black Stars trainer Milovan Rajevac has extolled the current form of Udinese midfielder, Kwadwo Asamoah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe denies Hoffenheim deal
Friday, May 22 2009
Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe has denied media reports claiming he has sealed a two-year-deal with German Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
OMP launches FIFA ’09 Events
Friday, May 22 2009
Optimum Media Prime (OMP) - a marketing agency on Thursday, launched broadcast of Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) 2009 Soccer Events in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien wins Goal of the season
Friday, May 22 2009
Michael Essien’s thunderous left-foot volley at home to Barcelona this term was voted Chelsea Goal of the Season by the supporters on Thursday night.
BOLGATANGA:
GHS and Health Port to collaborate to curb infectious diseases
Friday, May 22 2009
The Deputy Director of Public Health Service in charge of the Upper East Region, Dr James S. K. Akpablie, said there was a need for the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Port Health Unit to collaborate to deal with infectious diseases carried by people at the border towns and those entering the country.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Galamsey poses danger to water treatment plant
Friday, May 22 2009
Illegal Gold mining activities popularly known as ‘galamsey’ on the Asikam-Kyebi road is posing a great danger to the water treatment plant in the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Female teachers advised to be role models
Friday, May 22 2009
Female teachers have been advised to conduct themselves in a manner that could inspire female pupils or students that they teach, to make them look up to them as role models.
(NKAWIE-PANIN) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
UK school donates ICT equipmen to schoolt
Friday, May 22 2009
The Dawson Primary School in Manchester, United Kingdom (UK) has presented one computer, its accessories and other school materials worth GH¢1000 to the Nkawie-Panin Anglican Primary School in Atwima-Nwabiagya District.
ACCRA:
IMF staff mission makes progress on possible program
Friday, May 22 2009
A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Peter Allum, visited Accra during May 11-22, 2009 to conduct the annual Article IV Consultation with Ghana, and discuss the authorities’ request for IMF financing in support of its program of economic adjustment and structural reform.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
UEW and Central Connecticut State University sign MOU
Friday, May 22 2009
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) and the Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) of the United States of America have signed a memorandum of understanding to benefit the two institutions.
KRACHI EAST:
Farmer jailed for defiling five-year-old girl
Friday, May 22 2009
A Hohoe circuit court has sentenced Kofi Katus, 32, a farmer at Monkrati near Dambai in the Krachi East District to 12 years jail term in hard labour for defiling a five-year-old kindergarten pupil.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Bank loses money in its strong room
Friday, May 22 2009
Amenfiman Rural Bank at Wassa Akropong in Wassa Amenfi East District lost 42,203.05 Ghana cedis from its strong room through theft.
WA :
Teachers reminds government to implement new salary structure
Friday, May 22 2009
Teachers in the Wa Municipality have started wearing red bands to signal the government to implement the Single-Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) without any further delay.
TAMALE :
Association donates to Cuban medical brigade
Friday, May 22 2009
The Timyumtaba Association of North America (TANA), a social group of Northern Ghanaians in North America, has donated five motorcycles valued GH¢ 6,000 to the Cuban medical brigade in Tamale, in appreciation of the selfless medical service it was rendering to the people of the Northern Region.
BOLGATANGA :
BONABOTO denies transfere allegation in the region
Saturday, May 23 2009
The Bolgatanga, Nangodi, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO) union in the Upper East Region has denied allegations that it was influencing transfers from the region.
(OTERKPORLU) NEW JUABEN :
Minister inspects on-going water project
Saturday, May 23 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has inspected a water project at Oterkporlu that will boost water supply in the New Juaben Municipality.
(KUMASI) KMA :
One more person remanded in connection with Police Murder
Saturday, May 23 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly court has remanded a fourth person suspected to be one of the assailants of the killers of Chief Inspector Jacob Kofi Nyame.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Barclays and AED launch education project
Saturday, May 23 2009
Barclays Bank of Ghana and the Academy for Educational Development (AED), a non-governmental organization, have launched a £20,000 educational project to improve literacy and numeracy in the Queen of Peace Basic Schools in the Ga East District.
HO :
Acquire higher professional qualifications-CEPS urged
Saturday, May 23 2009
Personnel of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), have been urged to acquire higher professional qualifications to raise their competitiveness and skill diversities needed for Customs practice in the modern world.
SUNYANI :
SUNYANI Apostolic Nuncio visits BA
Saturday, May 23 2009
Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, has appealed to the clergy not to hesitate in pointing out the shortfalls of politicians.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Seed Growers Association elect new officers
Saturday, May 23 2009
Osofo Patrick Apullah was elected the new national president of the Seed Producers Association of Ghana (SEEDPAG), at the end of the Second Annual General Meeting of the association which ended in Accra .
NKWANTA) NKWANTA NORTH :
Kpassa chief and six others arrested
Saturday, May 23 2009
Seven suspects including Nana Obuor Konja V, Chief of Kpassa, are assisting the police in investigations into the vandalization of vehicle belonging to Dr Mamboah Rockson on May 5.
(KADEWASO) ATIWA :
Farmers appeal to contractors for adequate compensation
Saturday, May 23 2009
Twenty farmers who have their farms along the Akoase-Kadewaso feeder road in the Atiwa District have appealed to the two contractors working on the rural electrification and feeder roads projects from Asuboni Rails to Kadewaso for payment of adequate compensation for their crops destroyed.
     
(KUMASI) KMA :
Economic recession is no excuse to engage in vices
Saturday, May 23 2009
A traditional ruler has cautioned the youth to adhere to the principle of self-discipline and have the will power to overcome the challenges confronting them in the wake of the global economic recession.
TAMALE:
74 brilliant girls receive scholarship
Saturday, May 23 2009
The World Food Programme (WFP), has awarded 74 girls from the three Northern Regions for their excellent performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
ACCRA :
Develop strategic Policy to achieve sustainable development-UNDP
Saturday, May 23 2009
Country Representative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Dauda Toure, has called on government and environmentalists to develop strategic policies to achieve sustainable development.
TAMALE:
Gov’t asked to tackle single-spine “grey areas”
Saturday, May 23 2009
Government has been asked to deal with “grey areas” within the single-spine salary structure (SSSS), before its implementation.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Gov’t committed to bringing development to door steps -Minister
Saturday, May 23 2009
Eastern Regional Minister,  Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, said government would promote strong partnership with individuals and civil society to bring development to the door steps of the people.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Twenty DCEs sworn into office
Saturday, May 23 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, told Municipal and District Chief Executive (MDCE) in the area that they had a duty to ensure that financial transactions were carried out in accordance with instructions contained in the Financial Administration Regulations and the Public Procurement Act.
(ACCRA) AMA:
National Chief Imam donates books to IPS
Saturday, May 23 2009
Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu Education Trust Fund (SONSETFUND) donated text-books worth 10,000 pounds to the Institute of Professional Studies (IPS).
ACCRA :
President appoints more Board Members
Saturday, May 23 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has, in accordance with established procedures, appointed the following persons as Members and Chairpersons of the Boards and Councils of the following state entities.
SHAMA :
President re-nominates Emelia Arthur as Shama DCE
Saturday, May 23 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has re-nominated Ms Emelia Arthur as the District Chief Executive of Shama District Assembly, a statement signed by Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development said.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Assembly Members disappoint ’Omanhene’
Sunday, May 24 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II, has called on Ghanaians not to use politics as a platform for corruption or indiscipline.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Peer Review receives commendations
Sunday, May 24 2009
The African Peer Review Oversight Committee of the Gomoa West District has commended the continent’s Heads of State for embracing the mechanism which aims at ensuring good governance.
MFANTSEMAN:
Bank issues ultimatum to loan defaulters
Sunday, May 24 2009
The Board of Directors of the Mfantseman Community Bank has given defaulting beneficiaries of the Social Investment Fund (SIF), contracted through it, up to June 15, 2009 to pay back the loan in full or face prosecution.
    
TEMA:
Tema Companies face imminent closure
Sunday, May 24 2009
Twenty-one companies in the Tema metropolis have been short-listed for closure for owing the Value Added Tax (VAT) Service a total of GH¢ 710,737.03.
CAPE COAST:
Benyiwa-Doe takes DCEs to task
Sunday, May 24 2009
The Central Region Minister, Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe has cautioned Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) that the government will not tolerate any kind of misdemeanours as well as other corrupt practices on their part.
ACCRA :
Mills to announce major policies for UE and UW Regions
Tuesday, May 26 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills will visit the Upper East and Upper West Regions from Wednesday, 27th May to Saturday 30th May 2009 where he is expected to make major policy pronouncements on the development of the area.
ACCRA :
African countries asked to deepen democratic culture
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni has called on African countries to work towards deepening the democratic culture and promote good governance at all levels.
TAMALE :
Nkrumah’s centenary tree-planting exercise goes to the North
Tuesday, May 26 2009
A Tree-planting exercise to commemorate the centenary birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President, would begin in the Northern part of the country on Saturday, May 30 in Tamale.
ACCRA :
Optometrists urged to let their services be felt
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Dr. O. Debra, Head of the Eye Care Unit of the Ghana Health Service, has urged optometrists in the country not only to look at the monetary aspect of their profession but ensure that their services are felt in the communities so that the country could meet the Vision 2020 set by the World Health Organization (WHO).
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
MCE to establish education fund
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Brilliant but needy children in the Agona West Municipality would soon be benefiting from an educational foundation to be instituted by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Felix Jacob Obeng-Forson to enable them further their education.
ACCRA :
Government loses $18m annually through illegal lumbering
Tuesday, May 26 2009
An overview of a research presented in Accra said government lost $18 million annually as result of illegal chainsaw milling.
ACCRA :
GNAT members urged to exercise restraint over Single Spine
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Ministry of Education has appealed to the National Executives of Ghana National Association of Teachers to liaise with the other labour unions to work together for the implementation of the Single Spine Salary Structure.
ACCRA :
African media commended
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, has commended African media practitioners for their role in deepening democratic accountability throughout the continent.
BOLGATANGA :
NDC youth wing appeals for political appointments
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Bolgatanga Constituency Youth Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appealed to the President and the National Executive of the NDC Government to consider appointing members and some functionaries of the party in the Bolgatanga Constituency to Ministerial and Ambassadorial positions in future.
(ASEBU) ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE :
Omanhene donates reading materials to schools
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Omanhene of Asebu Traditional Area, Nana Amanfi Okatakyie VII,  presented assorted reading materials worth over 5,000 Ghana cedis to 14 schools to help improve quality education in the area.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Veeps opinion on teachers
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has urged teachers, including graduates of the Presbyterian Training Colleges of Education, to help raise standards and performance of public schools.
    
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA-NANKANA :
Veep,others mourn with minister
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Vice President, John Dramani Mahama, Minister of Interior, Mr. Cletus Avoca, Minister of Communication, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Heads of Departments in the Region, relatives and friends joined Mr.  Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister for the burial of his daughter Miss Donna Woyongo.
(ANUM)AKUAPEM NORTH :
Bank makes gains
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Anum Rural Bank has made 84.6 percent profit before tax of GH¢97,996 in 2008 as against GH¢53,084 in 2007, a gain of GH¢44,912.
KPANDO :
What the education governing council should expect
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Mr. Alex Narh Tetteh-Enyo, Minister of Education has disclosed that decentralization of appointments to positions of Directorship and Headship of schools would be reconsidered when the Education Governing Council is fully reconstituted and operational.
ACCRA :
Church donates blood
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Reverend Christopher Affum-Nyarko, Head of the Nii Boiman District of the Apostolic Church-Ghana has called on Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of donating blood to save lives.
AGONA WEST:
PBC lauded
Tuesday, May 26 2009
A group of cocoa farmers at Agona Swedru, Nsaba and Duakwa in the Agona Central Municipality have lauded the work of the District Produce Buying Company (PBC) Limited for their commitment and dynamism that had brought fair and transparent dealings between them and the Marketing Clerks.
BOLGATANGA :
Peace -key to development
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Mrs. Lucy Awuni, Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, called for an end to violent conflicts in the Northern and Upper East Regions to accelerate the development of those areas.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH :
Chainsaw operators a major target for ministry
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Ministry of Lands and Forest Resources is to collaborate with security agencies, traditional authorities and assembly members to clamp down on chainsaw and other illegal timber operators.
    
ACCRA :
Registrar General exceeds revenue
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Registrar General’s Department earned 4,603,932.57 Ghana cedis as revenue last year, surpassing what it earned the previous year, Mr Joseph Kofi Harlley, the acting Registrar General,has said.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Taxi drivers to demonstrate
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Taxi drivers operating on the Suhum-Akorabo, Suhum-Nankese, Suhum-Amanase and Suhum-Kwano roads have threaten to demonstrate against the police.
BEREKUM :
Education needs better outlook
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, has noted that for total transformation of the educational system, questions about motivations, beliefs, attitudes and practices needed to be adequately addressed.
    
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Three children die tragically
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Three children whose mother locked them up while going out to collect her mobile phone, died in a fire outbreak, which occurred in her absence at Akwatia .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister donates to school
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Minister of Youth and Sports has donated sports kits made up 20 sets of footballs and jerseys worth several thousands of Ghana Cedis to 20 schools in his constituency in the Kumasi Metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold avoid relegation
Tuesday, May 26 2009
A rejuvenated Obuasi AshGold side beat visiting Sekondi Hasaacas 2-0 in their 20th Week Glo Premier League encounter at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal pip Liberty
Tuesday, May 26 2009
An 80th minute strike by substitute Osman Bashiru was all that King Faisal FC needed to overcome a stiff opposition from visiting Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals in their 20th Week Glo Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts beat Tema Youth
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak bounced back to winning ways courtesy a 2-1 victory over Tema Youth in their Week 20 Premier League encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale youth scramble for aphrodisiacs
Tuesday, May 26 2009
In the pursuit of sexual success and fertility, the moon and everything under it have been touted as aphrodisiacs by some persons or culture. Love potion peddlers stop at nothing to sell their sexual wares.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko struggle to tame Wise
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko brought back the smiles unto their fans when they chalked a hard won 2-1 victory over Sekondi Eleven Wise in their 20th Week Premier League match at the Essipong Sports stadium near Sekondi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
LOC unveils AfHF Logo
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 12th Edition of the Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) Cup for Nations, has unveiled the official Logo for the tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Paintsil to play in Europa
Tuesday, May 26 2009
John Paintsil is celebrating qualification to the new Europa League with Fulham but the Ghana defender got more than from the season just gone by: he regained his respect in the eyes of Ghanaian football fans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Injury rules out Boateng
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Derek Boateng will play no part in Ghana’s 2010 World Cup double-header in June due to a shoulder injury picked up while playing for club, FC Koln in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah injured again
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Milovan Rajevac faces an injury crisis after revealing Matthew Amoah is the latest player to hit the treatment deck.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars get preparations underway
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The build up to upcoming double-header in June that would see Ghana take on Mali and Sudan in the World Cup qualification would be tested on Sunday when the Black Stars play Uganda in an international friendly.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites to play South Africa
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Black Satellites will up their preparations for this year’s Fifa World Youth Championship with an international friendly against South Africa’s national youth team on 30 May at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Visionary leaders to rescue Africa
Tuesday, May 26 2009
A lecturer at the Spiritan University College, Reverend Father Mark Withers, has appealed to leaders to be people-centred in the discharge of their duties.
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Three held over woman’s death
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Denu police have arrested three persons in connection with the beating to death of a woman suspected to have stolen some pieces of cloth.
NATIONAL:
Doctors suspend ’Work to Rule’
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The National Executive Council of the Ghana Medical Association will like to take this opportunity to thank members for their support during these trying moments.
(KUBAKOPE) KETU SOUTH:
Fire displaces 40 families
Tuesday, May 26 2009
About 40 families were displaced when fire razed down 16 thatched houses at Kubakope village near Denu on Friday.
    
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Driver banned for life
Tuesday, May 26 2009
A 35-year-old unlicensed driver, Mensah Ahiaforkpor was jailed three years in hard labour by the Aflao Circuit court for the death of three passengers in an accident involving his uninsured and un-roadworthy vehicle on the Afife-Ave-Dzalele feeder road.
MAMPONG:
Police lack terciary courses
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Asante Mampong Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Edward Oduro-Kwarteng, has appealed to government and other stakeholders in education to design programmes in the universities for police personnel to up-grade their professional skills and competencies.
NATIONAL:
Organised crime, Mould-Iddrisu talks hard
Tuesday, May 26 2009
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu Tuesday announced the review of the current Anti-Money Laundering Bill and the Serious Fraud Office Bill to strengthen the capacity of the SFO in the fight against money laundering and organised crime.
TEMA:
Cocaine suspects appear in court
Tuesday, May 26 2009
Six persons arrested in connection with the 71.45 kilograms of substances suspected to be cocaine seized at the Tema Port last week, Tuesday made their second appearance before an Accra Fast Track High Court.
ACCRA :
GHS/MOH trains Medical directors to fight H1N1 Influenza
Wednesday, May 27 2009
As part of Ghana’s preparedness, to address an outbreak of Swine Influenza, should it occur, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health is enhancing the capacity of health facility staff for effective case management in the event of any suspected or confirmed case.
ACCRA :
Work towards interest of children - NGOs urged
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Geneva Global (GG) and Free The Slaves (FTS) both international NGOs working in partnership with local organizations to prevent and address contemporary slavery and child trafficking in mining and fishing areas in Ghana, called on partners to work towards promoting the best interest of the child at all times.
(KONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Headmaster appeals for completion of project
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The headmaster of Kongo Senior High School (KOSHIS) in the Talensi-Nabdam District has appealed to the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, for the early completion of the school’s new building.
(KOBEDI) SUNYANI :
Teachers present building materials to school
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) in collaboration with the Canadian Teachers Federation presented building materials worth GH 2,000 cedis to the AME Zion Primary School at Kobedi in the Sunyani Municipality to roof the school building.
ACCRA :
Doctors call of “work to rule” action
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Medical Doctors across the country have called off the work-to-rule action and resumed normal work schedule.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN :
Lecturer call on leaders to be development-oriented
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Reverend Father Mark Withers, a lecturer at the Spiritan University College, has appealed to leaders to be people-centred in the discharge of their duties.
ACCRA :
NGO presents books on mental health care to GHS
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Basic Needs International, a non-governmental organisation in mental health presented 1,000 copies of “Essential Skills for Mental Health Care” to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to boost mental health care.
ACCRA :
NPP No Shaking! We shall be back - Nana Akufo-Addo
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2008 General Election has stressed that in spite of the “intimidation” of the ruling Government, the Party would grow from strength to strength and capture power in 2012 to move Ghana forward.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Invest in music education
Wednesday, May 27 2009
An official of the Centre for National Culture (CNC) has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to take steps to revive music education especially at basic and second-cycle levels.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Revive abandoned markets – MP
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has been urged to rehabilitate and revive abandoned markets in the city to accommodate traders and hawkers selling on the street pavements.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Fraud cases on the increase
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Effutu Municipal Police commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police Francis Yiribaare,  has said fraudulent acts in the municipality continue to increase for the past two years and called on the public to help reverse the situation.
GUSHEGU:
Curfew on Bawku and Gushegu renewed
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Ministry of the Interior has on the advice of the Upper East and Northern Regional Security Councils, renewed the curfews imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from May 25.
MAMPONG :
Unwholesome animals should not be slaughtered
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Chief Superintendent Edward Oduro-Kwarteng, Mampong Divisional Police Commander, has advised restaurant and food joint operators, butchers, as well as livestock rearers to ensure that unwholesome animals are not slaughtered for public consumption.
ACCRA :
UN envoy honours Ghana Police contingent
Wednesday, May 27 2009
UN Envoy Ellen Margrethe Loj has stressed the importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping and called on troop and police contributing countries to follow Ghana’s example.
ACCRA :
Provision of basic infrastrcture, a shared responsibility - Minister
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh has emphasized that the provision of basic services and infrastructure was a shared responsibility between the central government and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
NATIONAL:
Utilise our plantations-President Mills
Wednesday, May 27 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has established that there are large hectares of plantations of pineapples, oranges and other fruits in the Western, Eastern and Ashanti Regions that can be patronised by soft drink producers in the country.
NATIONAL:
Issues of money laundering being tackled
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu has declared that the current Anti Money Laundering bill and Serious Fraud Office bill will be reviewed.
AMA:
Cedi going down- Akufo Addo
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Ghanaian currency has lost a significant portion of its value since the new government assumed office in January 2009, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, Election 2008 Presidential Candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has purported.
AMA :
Police hospital supported
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Women’s Fellowship of the Ghana Police Church have supported the Female ward of the police hospital with 50 sets of bed sheets and two baby trolleys valued at 1,200 Ghana Cedis.
AMA :
Parliament reconvenes
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Parliament reconvened for the second quarter of business activities on Tuesday.
TAMALE :
Studends urged to make learning a priority
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mrs. Elisabeth De-souzahas has underscored the need for students in Second Cycle Institutions in the country especially in the Northern Region to place priority on their studies in achieving the desired results.
MAMPONG:
Orphans need better care
Wednesday, May 27 2009
A social worker has appealed to managers and caretakers of orphanages to offer quality care for the children in their care to ensure their proper growth.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Fight to save sanctuary
Wednesday, May 27 2009
A five-member delegation of the Boabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary management board has toured the nine fringe communities to educate the people against practices that would affect the development of the sanctuary.
    
(KASAPIN) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Chief farmer appeals to government
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Nana Baffour-Asare, Chief farmer of Kasapin in Asunafo North Municipality, has appealed to the government not to sack personnel of the cocoa mass spraying gangs engaged by the previous government.
MAMPONG:
Police Officers asked to upgrade themselves
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Government and other Stakeholders of Education have been called on to design programmes that would help police personnel to upgrade themselves professionally in the various universities.
   
KWAHU WEST :
MCE cautions media
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Alex Obeng Somoah, has urged the media to give constructive criticism and suggestions on government policies and programmes.
EFFUTU :
Pupils to be helped with reading
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Ghana Library Board in collaboration with the American Embassy in Ghana have started a programme to inculcate the habit of reading in children in some deprived basic schools in the Effutu Municipality.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Youth councils advise youth
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Effutu Municipal and Awutu-Senya District Coordinator of the National Youth Council, Mr Emmanuel S. Martey, has advised the youth to desist from fraudulent (Sakawa) activities, which is on the ascendancy in some parts of the country.
(AFFRAM PLAINS)KWAHU NORTH:
Deprived districts to be supported by teacher training institutions
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Teacher Training Institutions in the Eastern Region have resolved to admit people from deprived districts to the colleges, as a measure to fill empty classrooms in the deprived areas.
SEFWI WIAWSO :
Establish driving schools
Wednesday, May 27 2009
District, municipal and metropolitan assemblies have been urged to establish driving schools in their areas of jurisdiction, to ensure the proper training of drivers to prevent road accidents in the country.
CAPE COAST:
Ghanaians must contribute to development- Minister
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe has appealed to Ghanaians to avoid unhealthy criticism of their chiefs and contribute to the development of their home towns.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks fans attack Ex-CEO
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Fans of struggling Gamba All Blacks say their former Chief Executive George Afriyie is the brain behind their present predicament in  the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Miners to test Hearts’ form
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Back on the winning trail after long stretches of a winless streak, Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko will be seeking to maintain the momentum in the Premiership when the season enters match-day-21 in midweek.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Yeboah talks with Nancy
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Ghana international Samuel Yeboah has met representatives of French Ligue 1 side AS Nancy Lorient over a possible move in the summer.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Azumah inspires young boxer
Wednesday, May 27 2009
A 22-year-old Junior High School drop out from Yorogo in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Master Bukari Apana, alias Kinboka has shown interest at becoming a world class boxer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko strength excites Addo
Wednesday, May 27 2009
New Asante Kotoko coach Herbert Addo says the team has got quality in depth to help him turn the declining fortunes of the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Give Asamoah a role
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Former Ghana defender Samuel Osei Kufour has urged Milovan Rajevac to make Kwadwo Asamoah and  Isaac Vorsah an integral part of his plans for Ghana’s two crucial 2010 World Cup qualifiers in Mali and Sudan.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
AfHF officially launched
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The forthcoming Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, was officially launched on Tuesday, by Vice President John Mahama at a colourful ceremony at the Accra International Conference Centre.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS Passport needed to promote free movement
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Civil society organizations in Ghana have been advised to pressurize government to initiate the use of the Economic Community of West African States passport to reduce the stress and difficulties faced by Ghanaian travellers in countries in the sub-region.
CAPE COAST:
Lawyers ’shy away’ from Cape Coast
Wednesday, May 27 2009
A Cape Coast-based legal practitioner, Mr. Kofi Lamptey, on Wednesday expressed worry over the “acute shortage” of lawyers in the metropolis due to the “financially non-rewarding” venture of the practice in the area.
(OSU) AMA:
Criminals invade Osu Cemetery
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Residents near the Osu Cemetery have been living in constant fear of robbery at night over the past few months. They have accordingly appealed to the police to arrest a group of Indian hemp smokers operating at the cemetery.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Filth engulfs city, Mayor admits
Wednesday, May 27 2009
The Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Nii Okoe Vanderpuije, has expressed fears over the insanitary conditions in some parts of  Accra.
ACCRA :
Ex - Ministers passport seized
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) Tuesday seized the passport used by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Akwasi Osei Adjei.
CAPE COAST:
Kotokuraba market to be reconstructed
Thursday, May 28 2009
Mr Ebo Barton-Oduro, the Member of Parliament for Cape Coast, has said his office was sourcing funds to reconstruct the Kotokuraba Market in Cape Coast into a modern market complex.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Assembly did not meet revenue target
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Birim Central Municipal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) last year collected GH ¢ 668,676.85 as against a GH ¢ 700,000 revenue target set for the year.
WASSA AMENFI EAST:
The state of AngloGold Ashanti
Thursday, May 28 2009
AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Group produced 4,982,000 ounces of gold last year with South Africa producing 2,099,000 ounces followed by Ghana with 557,000 ounces.
      
(WASSA FIASE) WASSA AMENFI WEST :
Contempt charge in the offing
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Stool Secretary to the Wassa Fiase Traditional Council, Rev. William Murray, has threatened to file a contempt charge against the Western Regional House of Chiefs (WRHC) and its President for failing to adhere to an order from the Sekondi High Court and the National House of Chiefs.
(ANUM) WEST AKIM:
The state of Anum Rural bank
Thursday, May 28 2009
The management of Anum Rural Bank in the Eastern Region has assured the shareholders of a bright future for their investments.
ACCRA:
Serbia to issue one visa
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Parliament of the Republic of Serbia has passed a law that allows its immigration officers to issue single entry visas valid for 15 days to foreigners.
     
SOUTH DAYI:
Eight deny allegations
Thursday, May 28 2009
Eight out of the 13 Assembly members from the South Dayi District Assembly who voted against the President’s nominee for the District Chief Executive slot on Wednesday refuted bribery allegation.
ACCRA:
Introduce ECOWAS passport
Thursday, May 28 2009
Civil society organizations in Ghana have been advised to pressurize government to initiate the use of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) passport to reduce the stress and difficulties faced by Ghanaian travellers in countries in the sub-region.
HO:
More on tax law
Thursday, May 28 2009
Mr Kwame Boakye-Yiadom, Chief Inspector of Taxes of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has appealed to employees to prevail on their employers to process and forward tax relief forms to the IRS to be granted personal relief upfront.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Cashiers in the grips of the law
Thursday, May 28 2009
Three cashiers of Mumuadu Rural Bank at Suhum have been arrested by the police on suspicion of stealing large sums of money from the bank.
 
NATIONAL :
BOG changes system
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Bank of Ghana would in July introduce a new cheque clearing system, dubbed the ‘cheque code-line clearing’ to facilitate and reduce delays in the cheque clearing process.
MFANTSEMAN:
District prepares for Obama visit
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Henry Kweku Hayfron, has called for a massive clean-up exercise to prepare the municipality for the visit of US President Barrack Obama to the Central Region in July.
BOLGATANGA :
NRGP launched for farmers
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP), a project aimed at empowering farmers in the Northern, Upper East and the Upper West regions  has been launched in Bolgatanga.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede returns to Maarseille
Thursday, May 28 2009
Ghana international Andre Ayew will return to Marseille as the season comes to an end after completing his loan deal with French club Lorient.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold stun Hearts
Thursday, May 28 2009
Obuasi AshGold played a highly-spirited game to beat current Premier League leaders, Accra Hearts of Oak by a lone goal in their 21st mid-week Glo League match at the Len Clay Stadium at Obuasi.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in dam
Thursday, May 28 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, May 27, 2009.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks hold Liberty
Thursday, May 28 2009
Visiting Gamba All Blacks put up a determined performance to hold Liberty Professionals to a barren draw in their Glo Premier League Week 21 encounter on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan sports stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Arsenal shock Chelsea
Thursday, May 28 2009
Bechem Chelsea exhibited a scintillating performance but failed to find the much needed equalizer to cancel the lone goal deficit when they hosted Berekum Arsenal at their adopted Sunyani Coronation Park in the Week 21 edition of the GLO Premier League encounter on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko thrash Tema Youth
Thursday, May 28 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Wednesday recorded a back-to-back victory over visiting Tema Youth with a 3-0 spanking in their mid-week Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
NORTH TONGU :
Campaign for vasectomy
Thursday, May 28 2009
Dr. Senyo Attimpo, North Tongu District Director of Health Services, has appealed to men to go in for vasectomy as the safest way of planning their families.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Man abandons wife
Thursday, May 28 2009
A man who chose to adhere to his religious beliefs at the expense of the life of his wife, abandoned her at the Juaso District Hospital in protest to the doctor’s decision to give her blood.
HOHOE :
Girl butchered
Thursday, May 28 2009
A driver of a cab, whose identity is unknown, on Monday inflicted multiple machetes wounds on Ivy Afua Okrah, an 18 year-old student of the Akpafu Mempeasem Senior High School, in the Hohoe Municipality.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
AfHF President satisfied with preparations
Thursday, May 28 2009
President of the Africa Hockey Federation, (AfHF), Mr Seif Dini Ahmed has expressed satisfaction with the level of preparations made by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Ghana 2009 Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, to be hosted inn Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah opts out of squad
Thursday, May 28 2009
Stephen Appiah has pulled out of the Black Stars for the crucial World Cup qualifier against Mali next month after a family crisis in Italy.

 

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana will test us
Thursday, May 28 2009
Uganda coach Bobby Williamson believes Sunday’s friendly against Ghana will provide a yardstick to determine the national team’s standing on the continental stage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana will test us
Thursday, May 28 2009
Uganda coach Bobby Williamson believes Sunday’s friendly against Ghana will provide a yardstick to determine the national team’s standing on the continental stage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah ready for big games
Thursday, May 28 2009
Matthew Amoah says he will be available for Ghana’s two 2010 World Cup qualifiers against Mali and Sudan after he was passed fit by club doctors.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Driver sentenced five years
Thursday, May 28 2009
The driver through whose recklessness the Akwamuhene of Asankare Traditional Area, Nana Kwansiafam Appianin Broni and his four-year-old daughter died in a road accident on March 9 has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by the Juaso Circuit Court.
 
TEMA :
House keeper steals from master
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Tema Circuit Court ‘B’ has remanded a 21-year-old house help for stealing his master’s property worth over 4,000 Ghana cedis.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Rainstorm destroys property
Thursday, May 28 2009
A rainstorm has ripped off the roofing of the three classroom blocks of Effah Presbyterian Junior High School at Nkoranza, displacing 85 students.
    
BOLGATANGA :
President Mills begins tour
Thursday, May 28 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills began his thank- you-tour of Upper East Region on Wednesday with a message of hope – ‘Government has the capacity to resolve your problems and improve on your standard of living’.
   
ACCRA :
Minister calls for collaboration
Thursday, May 28 2009
Mr. Stephen Sumani Nayina, Northern Regional Minister, has urged the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) to collaborate with stakeholders in land administration to harmonise the utilisation of land for both foreign and local investors.
BAWKU:
President not happy with Bawku
Thursday, May 28 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has stated that development projects meant for the Bawku Municipality have been halted because of the protracted conflict in the area.
WA :
No floods in Upper West
Thursday, May 28 2009
Mr Tibila Sandow, Wa Municipal Director of Ghana Meteorological Agency has given the assurance that Upper West Region would record normal rains which would not pose serious threats such as floods and other major rainfall-related disasters this year.
BOLGATANGA:
Mills in call for peace
Thursday, May 28 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has asked religious leaders in Upper East Region to preach peace, unity and love.
NATIONAL:
Veep welcomes power producers
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Vice President, John Dramani Mahama says government will not hesitate to accommodate independent private power
producers in the country.
(CENTRAL MARKET) KMA:
Kumasi Central Market in flames
Thursday, May 28 2009
The Kumasi Central Market is reportedly on fire.
BOLGATANGA:
Corrupt ex-officials to be prosecuted - Mills
Thursday, May 28 2009
President John Mills has given the strongest indication and commitment of his administration’s determination to prosecute former Government officials found to have embezzled public funds.
EAST AKIM:
Okyenhene to mark environmental week
Friday, May 29 2009
The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin is to tour remote areas within Akyem Abuakwa to educate his subjects on environmental protection and its associated issues.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU:
Financial operations banned
Friday, May 29 2009
The Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has banned the operations of hire purchases, private loans and non financial companies on all its campuses with immediate effect, an official statement has said.
WA :
GHC 190 thousand for three northern regions
Friday, May 29 2009
The Canadian government would this year provide one hundred and ninety thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 190,000.00) to each district in the three Northern regions to undertake development projects of their choices.
  
(NALERIGU) MAMPRUSI :
Soap made from "witchs camp"
Friday, May 29 2009
A young American Peace Corps, Miss Carolyn Abdenour has trained inmates of the Gambaga Witches’ Camp [GWC] in soap making and modern techniques in charcoal production.
GOMOA WEST:
DCE warns staff
Friday, May 29 2009
Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, District Chief Executive for Gomoa West has urged public and civil servants to remain non-partisan in the discharge of their official duties.
AWUTU SENYA:
DCE meets staff
Friday, May 29 2009
The new Chief Executive for Awutu-Senya District, Mr Adams Nuhun, has urged personnel of the assembly and heads of the decentralized departments to put aside their political sentiments and contribute meaningfully towards the general development of the area.
AMA:
MCE cautions staff
Friday, May 29 2009
Dr Alfred Nii Okoe Vanderpuije, Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), chided staff of the Assembly for their negative attitudes that had brought the name of the Assembly into disrepute.
    
ACCRA :
Government goes for single spine.
Friday, May 29 2009
Vice President John Mahama has assured labour unions, some of whom are showing increasing agitation over the delay in implementing the single spine pay policy that government remains firmly committed to putting the policy into action.
ACCRA :
We need tobacco law
Friday, May 29 2009
Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a civil society group, is fighting for the establishment of a National Tobacco Control Council to ensure the swift passage of the Tobacco Bill into law.
ACCRA :
WILDAF petitions President Mills
Friday, May 29 2009
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF) Ghana has petitioned President John Evans Atta Mills to constitute Affirmative Action Policy Committee by the end of 2009 and take steps to implement its recommendations.
(KOFORIDUA)NEW JUABEN :
Government commited to road works
Friday, May 29 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated Government’s commitment to develop the road and transportation sectors.
NKORANZA:
Physically challenged calls for support
Friday, May 29 2009
Members of the Nkoranza District branch of the Society of Physically Challenged have called on the chiefs and people of Nkoranza North and South to support their district Chief executives to ensure the speedy development of the communities.
ACCRA :
More maternal deaths recorded
Friday, May 29 2009
The national maternal mortality survey for 2007 has revealed that for every 100,000 live births, 451 women die as against 378 in 2006.
    
NATIONAL:
More maternity wards for polyclinics
Friday, May 29 2009
Dr. George Sipa Yankey, Minister of Health, has said government would construct maternity sections at four polyclinics in the Accra metropolis to reduce the pressure on the maternity departments of Korle-Bu and Ridge Hospitals.
AMA:
AMA task force staff under threat
Friday, May 29 2009
An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Issahaku Adam, a Spiritualist and land guard into prison custody for allegedly trespassing and threatening to kill one Sibiru Musah, a member of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Task Force.
ACCRA:
GPRTU calls for better collaboration
Friday, May 29 2009
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPTRU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the State Protocol to involve it in planning for the state visit of the United States President Barack Obama to ensure orderliness on the roads.
HO:
New addition for school
Friday, May 29 2009
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Kabore School Complex in Ho inaugurated an ultra modern computer laboratory for pupils of the school.
KMA :
Otumfuo meets Asanteman council
Friday, May 29 2009
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene has called on chiefs in Asanteman to make honesty their hallmark to uplift the image of chieftaincy in Asanteman.
    
ACCRA :
Case of policemen adjourned
Friday, May 29 2009
The case in which six policemen and five others are being held for robbing a Ghanaian tourist of his money and personal belongings in his hotel room has been adjourned to June 1 because the Prosecutor, Chief State Attorney Ms. Cynthia Lamptey, is indisposed.
 
NATIONAL :
Youth bill to be reviewed
Friday, May 29 2009
Government has set up a five-member committee to review the Draft Youth Bill to make it satisfy the current needs of the youth, Alhaji Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak, Minister for Youth and Sports,has said.
    
(MIM) ASUNAFO NORTH:
House raised down in flames
Friday, May 29 2009
Personal belongings worth thousands of Ghana cedis were burnt into ashes when fire gutted a seven bedroom house at Mim in Asunafo Municipality.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Woman given 3 years in jail
Friday, May 29 2009
A Circuit Court at Goaso in Brong Ahafo Region presided over by Mr Osei Kwame Gyamfi has sentenced Josephine Abenaa Minta, a 35 year-old woman to three years imprisonment for causing harm to Madam Akosua Birago a neighbour.
    
AMA :
"SAKAWA "saga continues
Friday, May 29 2009
The trial of Nana Azumbe, aka Motia father, a self-styled spiritualist alleged to be behind the famous Sakawa syndicate and five others continued at an Accra Circuit Court .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo back for Ghana
Friday, May 29 2009
Junior Agogo has been handed a recall into the Black Stars after injuries ravaged Milovan Rajevac’s squad for two 2010 World Cup qualifiers in Mali and Sudan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boakye gets brace
Friday, May 29 2009
Ghana striker, Isaac Boakye struck a brace to help Nurnberg all but book their return to the Bundesliga next season after Thursday’s 3-0 win over Energie Cottbus in the first leg of their promotion play-off.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben hold Mirren
Friday, May 29 2009
Bottom placed Sporting Mirren were held to one all drawn game by Kessben FC in the 21st Week Glo Premier League game at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields provide Stars support
Friday, May 29 2009
Black Stars defender John Paintsil says the team would be “going all out” as Ghana gets ready for the 2010 World Cup double-header in June.
GOMOA WEST:
Gomoa drivers worried
Friday, May 29 2009
Commercial drivers plying Gomoa-Kyiren Nkwanta and Gomoa-Asempanyin, Gomoa-Ohua and Gomoa-Sampa roads have appealed to government to rehabilitate the deplorable roads in the Gomoa District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars get ready for Cranes
Friday, May 29 2009
The Black Stars camp would be bolstered by the arrival of two more players on Friday as Junior Agogo and Haminu Draman both join in.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fans pushed Appiah- Gargo
Friday, May 29 2009
Ex-Ghana defender Mohammed Gargo says incessant critcisms by a section of fans forced Stephen Appiah to pull out of next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah loss is a big blow
Friday, May 29 2009
Milovan Rajevac says the absence of Stephen Appiah for two Ghana’s two 2010 World Cup qualifying games against Mali and Sudan is a huge blow.
AMA:
Musicians case adjourned
Friday, May 29 2009
The court case involving one of Ghana’s renowned hip-life artistes, Emmanuel Botchway aka Kwaw Kesse, who is accused of fraud, was adjourned to June 1.
KMA :
Chief arrested
Friday, May 29 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has remanded Nana Kofi Poku, Chief of Atonsu Agogo in Kumasi for allegedly defrauding a farmer of GH¢3,600 under the pretext of securing him a plot of land.
TAMALE :
Leave the regional minister alone
Friday, May 29 2009
The Mamprusi Youth Association in the Greater Accra Region has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to disregard calls being made by the Abudu Gate in Dagbon for Mr Stephen Nayina, Northern Regional Minster, to be dismissed from office.
    
KMA:
Public curiosity a hitch
Friday, May 29 2009
Mr Obeng Dankwa Dwamena, Ashanti Regional Fire Officer, has attributed the lack of access routes and public curiosity as the major challenges that prevented the fire service personnel, from controlling the Kumasi Central Market fire, which occurred on Thursday on time.
HOHOE :
One year for misconduct
Friday, May 29 2009
A 25-year old mason, Gabriel Komlatse has been convicted by a Hohoe Circuit Court presided over by Mr Edward Apenkwa to a 12-month jail term in hard labour for his inability to raise a fine of 600 Ghana Cedis imposed on him for misconduct.
EFFUTU :
600 given training
Friday, May 29 2009
Over 600 children from four deprived primary schools in the Effutu Municipality have benefited from a four-day programme to improve their reading skills and ability.
(KOFORIDUA ZONGO) NEW JUABEN:
Help neighbourhood watch dogs
Friday, May 29 2009
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in-charge of Community Policing, Ms Florence Arthur, has advised community leaders to find ways of supporting volunteers who offer themselves to serve in their neighbourhood watch committees.
ACCRA :
ECOWAS commended for action on mining
Friday, May 29 2009
A Coalition of non-governmental organisation and civil society organisations has congratulated the Council of ECOWAS Foreign Ministers on the conclusion of the adoption process of the ECOWAS Directive on the Harmonisation of Guiding Principles and Policies in the Mining Sector in Abuja, Nigeria on 26 May 2009.
ACCRA :
Revoke Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve Mining Permit – Coalition
Friday, May 29 2009
A Coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations have called on Government to revoke the permit given to Newmont Akyem Project to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Vice President opposed to four-year SHS
Friday, May 29 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama said the challenges facing Ghana’s education system were more fundamental than the duration of Senior High School (SHS).
ACCRA :
Anti-tobacco law gains support
Friday, May 29 2009
A report on a survey, to assess the levels of Second Hand Smoke (SHS) in selected places, has indicated that 80 per cent of workers in smoking and non-smoking establishments were in favour of smoke-free laws, citing health as a reason.
ACCRA :
Election of MMDCEs advocated
Friday, May 29 2009
Former President of the National Local Authority of Ghana, Mr. George Kyea Baffour, has called for the election of District, Municipal and Metropolitan Chief Executives (DMMCEs), to enable the people to have much say in the selection of those who govern them.
ACCRA :
Need to review existing mining law – Blay
Saturday, May 30 2009
Member of Parliament for Prestea/Huni Valley, Mr Kwesi Blay, has called for a review of the Minerals and Mining Act 703 which has many loopholes that empower mining companies to destroy the environment and those who depend on it for their livelihood.
ACCRA :
Government to fulfil developmental agenda in manifesto
Saturday, May 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mill, has reiterated that government would do its best to carry out all developmental activities, outlined in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), manifesto, to make Ghana a better place to live in.
BAWKU :
Conflict in Bawku thwarting develop
Saturday, May 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills said the Bawku conflict has thwarted the plans of Government to develop the area and open it up to investors.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA members unanimously approve decongestion exercise
Saturday, May 30 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has drawn a three-month Action Plan to guide the implementation of activities to decongest the Central Business District, Ceremonial Roads, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Kaneshie Market Area and Tema Station.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police urged to guard against negative acts
Saturday, May 30 2009
The police had been cautioned against all tendencies that could bring the image of the Ghana Police Service into disrepute.
BOLGATANGA :
Public Servants would account for stewardship - President
Saturday, May 30 2009
President John Atta Mills has said that the previous New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government would soon be called on to account to the people for their stewardship.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH :
Diamond miner remanded for impregnating JHS girl
Saturday, May 30 2009
A circuit court at Akim-swedru in the Birim-South District, has remanded a diamond miner for allegedly impregnating a 15-year-old Junior High School girl.
ACCRA :
Conflicts stagnating Ghana’s decentralization process
Saturday, May 30 2009
Ghana’s local governance system has been stagnated by conflicts, acrimony and partisan considerations among District, Municipal and Metropolitan Chief Executives (DMMCEs), and Assembly Members and Members of Parliament (MPs).
BOLGATANGA :
Minister refutes allegation of government’s interference
Saturday, May 30 2009
The Minister of Interior Mr. Cletus Avoka, has refuted the allegation raised by NPP Presidential candidate for Election 2008, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was interfering in chieftaincy affairs.
ACCRA :
FARA to improve agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
Saturday, May 30 2009
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and the Swiss-based Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
(SFSA), have signed an agreement to strengthen the capacity for safe biotechnology management in sub-Saharan Africa.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Mayor orders closure of burnt market for a day
Saturday, May 30 2009
Mr Samuel Sarpong, Mayor for Kumasi has ordered the immediate closure of Kumasi Central Market which caught fire on Thursday evening to enable fire service personnel completely put out the fire.
SAWLA :
Northern youth tasked to resist conflicts
Saturday, May 30 2009
Senior Programme Manager of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, (KAS),Mr Isaac Owusu-Mensah has expressed dissatisfaction about the wanton destruction of lives and property in the North, as a result of conflicts.
ACCRA :
UN Commemorates Peacekeepers Day
Saturday, May 30 2009
The United Nations on Friday commemorated International Day for Peacekeepers with a wreath laying and flag raising ritual to honour fallen peacekeepers including 10 Ghanaians who died during peacekeeping.
    
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA to demolish ’Soldier Bar’
Sunday, May 31 2009
Infamous child prostitution joint in Accra, ‘Soldier Bar’ has been earmarked by the Accra Metropolitan Authority (AMA) for demolition within two weeks if owners fail to produce its operating license to the Authority.
ACCRA:
Government to guarantee press freedom
Sunday, May 31 2009
Minister for Information, Mrs. Zita Okaikwe, has assured government will regard the media as a partner in development and ensure that press freedom is guaranteed.
WA:
Savannah Accelerated Development agenda: Mills upbeat
Sunday, May 31 2009
President Mills has reiterated government’s commitment to the establishment of the proposed Savannah Accelerated Development agenda.
NATIONAL:
Single Spine Pay Policy: Effective Jan. 1 2010
Sunday, May 31 2009
Government employers and Organised Labour have announced that the Single Spine Pay Policy will be implemented effective
January 1, 2010. 
(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH:
Border officials blamed for torpedoing ECOWAS protocol
Sunday, May 31 2009
Participants at a day’s forum on the ECOWAS Protocol on the free movement of people and goods have criticized sub regional border officials for harassment and extortions in contravention of the ECOWAS agenda.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Health Alert! Non-smokers at risk....
Sunday, May 31 2009
The Western Regional Health Promotion Officer, Mr Edwin F. Kumbatazie, says non-smokers stand a greater risk of contracting respiratory diseases, cancers and other health complications.