SEFWI W:
EU trains communities to seek alternative livelihood
Tuesday, May 05 2015

Mr Christopher Ackon, Programme Officer at the Infrastructure and Sustainable Development of the European Union, has affirmed the resolve to build the capacity of forest fringe communities to acquire skills for alternative source of livelihood.

AGOTIME Z:
Agotime- Ziope Health Centre gets laboratory
Wednesday, May 06 2015

The Health Centre at Ziope, with an average monthly attendance of 1,500, now has a laboratory through a collaboration between community leaders and the District Assembly.

BIRIM N:
Noyem-Amuana-Praso road project commences
Wednesday, May 06 2015

Noyem to Amuana-Praso Road in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region has officially been handed over to the contractor to commence work.

ASIKUMA:
Assembly commissions 2-unit kindergarten block
Sunday, May 17 2015

Mr. Samuel Adom Botchwey, District Chief Executive of the Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa District has commissioned a 2-unit kindergarten block at Breman Ankaase.

GA E:
Assembly holds fifth SPEFA forum
Tuesday, May 05 2015

The Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEMA), has organized a Townhall meeting for the fifth in the series of the Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA) forum at the Haatso Pentecost Church.

SEKYERE A P:
Work progresses on assembly complex
Friday, May 15 2015

Work is steadily progressing on the new and permanent administrative block for the Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly in the Ashanti Region.

AMENFI E:
Two primary schs to benefit KVIP facilities
Wednesday, May 06 2015

Construction of two separate place of convenience for the pupils and staff of Japa R/C Primary and Nananko D/A Primary Schools is said to be progressing steadily as the Amenfi East District Assembly pursues it agenda of improving sanitation.

SEKYERE A PLAINS:
Adobesu CHPs compound in the offing
Wednesday, May 06 2015

Mr. Donkor Fuseini, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sekyere Afram Plains, has cut sod for construction work to begin on a new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Adobesu.

EJISU J:
Relocate Ejisu Market-Assembly Man
Tuesday, May 05 2015

The assembly man for Amoam-Ahiase Electoral Area in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region, Gabriel Ansah-Sasraku has appealed to the assembly to consider as a matter of urgency to, relocate the Ejisu market outside the busy Yaa Asantewaa roundabout in order to ease the congestion and also make the beautification of Ejisu a reality.

SOCIAL:
IMF bailout won’t solve our problems- Kofi Asamoah
Friday, May 01 2015

The Secretary General of the Trade Union Congress(TUC), Mr Kofi Asamoah has cautioned that the International Monetary Fund(IMF) do not better appreciate the peculiar economic trends of Developing countries, hence Ghana should watch-out  of the IMF bailout plan lest it  plunges to worse economic crisis.

SEKYERE A P:
Drobonso market records impressive patronage on first day
Friday, May 01 2015

Drobonso, the district capital of the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashant Region is expected to register increase economic activities following the start of the new market by the District Assembly.

HEALTH:
Gov’t urged to review policy on drugs under the NHIS
Friday, May 01 2015

Members of the Ghana Physician Assistants Association (GPAA), has appealed to the government to review the policy that prevents physician assistants from prescribing certain basic medications to patients under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

TEMA:
’Workers will not be sacked’ - Labour Minister
Friday, May 01 2015

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has reiterated that there would be no layoff of workers as part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) interventions.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana nowhere near HIPC - Stanchart boss
Friday, May 01 2015

Ghana is not close to becoming a highly indebted poor country, a top official of Standard Chartered Bank has said.

JUABOSO:
Teachers’ quarters for Boizan ready
Friday, May 01 2015

Another intervention by the Juaboso district Assembly to solve accommodation challenges facing teachers in the district has led to the completion of a four unit teachers’ bungalow at Boizan.

KMA:
More than 400 constables pass-out in Kumasi
Friday, May 01 2015

More than 400 new police personnel on Thursday passed-out at an impressive ceremony in Kumasi with a call on them to operate within the defined parameters of the law when discharging their duties.

ENERGY:
World Bank mobilizes USD 60m financing for electricity in Ghana
Saturday, May 02 2015

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a USD 60 million International Development Association (IDA) credit for Ghana to improve the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) financial performance, minimize its commercial losses, and ultimately contribute to increased revenue and cash flow.

AMA:
Oko Vanderpuije wins best African Mayor Award
Saturday, May 02 2015

Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has won the inaugural edition of the prestigious President Jose Eduardo dos Santos African Best Mayor Award.

SOCIAL:
Minister advises MMDAs to be agents of change
Saturday, May 02 2015

Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has advised Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), to be effective agents of behavioural and attitudinal change in their various Assemblies, to promote development.

AKATSI N:
District to tackle teenage pregnancies
Sunday, May 03 2015

Mr James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE) says the district has a running multi-sectoral policy to curb teenage pregnancies, especially among school pupils.

BOLGATANGA:
Upper East records high turnout for NSD
Sunday, May 03 2015

The Upper East Region which had its turn of the National Sanitation Day (NSD) on Saturday recorded high turnout for the event.

SOCIAL:
Government asked to provide more libraries
Sunday, May 03 2015

Mr Charles Lamptey, a member of the Osu Traditional Council, has called on civil society organisations to support government to provide more libraries.

ECONOMICS:
Atuabo Gas back on stream after maintenance
Monday, May 04 2015

The Atuabo Gas Processing Plant is operating on full capacity now after shutting down for maintenance, owner Ghana National Gas Company announced.

SEKYERE A P:
Drobonso, Awinosi get police stations
Monday, May 04 2015

Two new police stations have are ready for commissioning and operational in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region.

ASIKUMA O B:
Over 600 receive health screening
Monday, May 04 2015

Over 600 residents in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa district in the Central Region have benefited from a health screening programme in the district.

SOCIAL:
Punish landlords with no household toilet- NADMO
Monday, May 04 2015

The Head of the Disease Epidemic Department of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Ms Ruth Arthur has called on metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to sanction landlords who do not have toilets in their houses.

SEFWI W:
Ministry/Assembly presents edu. materials to deprived schools
Monday, May 04 2015

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with the Sefwi Wiawso Municipal Assembly has presented some assorted items to deprived schools in selected communities of the municipality.

AMENFI E:
Jedua CHPs compound completed
Monday, May 04 2015

Work is duly completed on a new Community Based Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound for residents at Jedua, a suburb  in the Amenfi East District in the Western Region.

SISSALA W:
Youth urged to optimize agric as a career
Monday, May 04 2015

Dr Musheibu Mohammed Alfa, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has called for the active involvement of the youth in agric activities, which hitherto can improve their lots in the area.

ASUNAFO S:
Amos congregation dedicates manse
Monday, May 04 2015

An ultra modern manse has been dedicated to the glory of God by the Amos Congregation in the Kukuom District of the Presbyterian Church.

JIRAPA:
Angry Jirapa residents lynch two suspected robbers
Monday, May 04 2015

Police in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region are investigating a mob attack on two suspected armed robbers leading to their death.

AKATSI N:
Youth to support gov’t in dev’t matters
Tuesday, May 05 2015

The youth in the Akatsi North district in the Volta region have resolved to align with government and traditional authorities to promote the development agenda of the area.

ASANTE A C:
Public participation needed in fixing assembly’s budget
Friday, May 15 2015

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to create more space for active public participation in the fixing of their budgets.

ELLEMBELLE:
ENI Foundation assists more communities with CHPS centres
Friday, May 15 2015

 ENI Foundation continues to make positive impacts in the lives of communities in the Ellembelle District in the Western.

ATIWA:
Abrenya gets CHPS compound
Tuesday, May 05 2015

A community Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound constructed at a cost of $70,000 has been inaugurated at Abrenya in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.

E AKIM:
Public asked to promote communal values
Tuesday, May 05 2015

The Chairperson for Coalition of NGO`s in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) Mrs Maria Donchebe, has advised the public to refrain from behaviours inimical to boost environmental sanitation.

BIRIM N:
Work to begin on Omanekrom school block
Monday, May 11 2015

The woes of students and teachers of Omanekrom in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region will soon be a thing of the past following the award of contract for the construction of a new modern classroom block.

AKATSI N:
James Gunu commends regional media for professionalism
Tuesday, May 05 2015

The District Chief Executive of Akatsi North in the Volta Region has commended journalists in the region for the high levels of professionalism they have exhibited over the years.

KETA:
Keta roads to be constructed
Wednesday, May 06 2015

The Keta Municipality in the Volta Region will soon witness major improvements in a number of roads to facilitate movement of people, goods and services.

HEALTH:
NHIA rolls-out capitation in Volta Region
Thursday, May 07 2015

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has commenced the training of enrolment officers in the Volta Region as part of the implementation process of the capitation payment system.

KRACHI W:
Minister donates to residents
Thursday, May 07 2015

The Volta Regional Minister, Madam Helen Adjoa Ntoso has donated items to some institutions and individual in the Krachi West District.

GA E:
GSFP caterers asked to issue a rejoinder over alleged contract charges
Wednesday, May 06 2015

Caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme in the Ga East Municipality have been directed to issue a rejoinder on an alleged media reports for not being paid for months.

ELLEMBELLE:
ENI Foundation presents two ambulances to district
Thursday, May 07 2015

The Ellembelle district in the Western Region has taken delivery of two new ambulances to help facilitate health delivery in the district.

TEMA:
Ban on noise making in Tema kick-starts tomorrow
Thursday, May 07 2015

The Tema Traditional Council will tomorrow Friday, May 8, usher the period of ban on noise making in the Traditional Area.

AMANSIE W:
DCD urges staff to be politically neutral
Thursday, May 07 2015

The District Coordinating director of the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region, Alhaji Jactor Mohammed Hardi has advised staff of the Assembly to remain politically neutral in the discharge of their duties.

ADENTA:
NHIA identifies the poor for free registration
Thursday, May 07 2015

Agents of the National Health Insurance Authority within the Adentan Community in Accra are being trained to identify the poor for free registration under the scheme.

AMANSIE W:
DCE inspects dev’t projects
Friday, May 08 2015

The Amansie West District Assembly has since 2014 embarked on a number of development projects to improve the living standard of the people.

SOCIAL:
Judicial Service workers to strike over unpaid allowances
Friday, May 08 2015

The Judicial Workers Union says it will be forced to call a strike if government failed to pay its members’  allowances later this month.

ENERGY:
Public universities owe GH¢30 million in utility bills
Friday, May 08 2015

The University of Ghana owes GH¢14,936, 868 in electricity and GH¢2,585,232 in water bills. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology owes GH¢9,368,487 in electricity and GH¢1,842,687 in water bills.

ELLEMBELLE:
Esiama small town water project nears completion
Friday, May 08 2015

Soon a number of communities in and around Esiama in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region will have easy access to potable water particular for domestic use.

ASANTE AKIM C:
Assembly hits 91 per cent of revenue target
Friday, May 08 2015

The Asante-Akim Central Municipal Assembly mobilized more than GH¢621,000.00 in internally-generated revenue, last year, Alhaji Braimah Boyong, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has announced.       

KETU S:
Later Day Saint support health institutions
Friday, May 08 2015

Health institutions in the Ketu South Municipality in the Volta Region have been supported to offer quality health delivery to the people in the municipality.

ASIKUMA:
MP inaugurates four health facilities
Friday, May 08 2015

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Hon. Georgina Nkrumah Aboah on Thursday inaugurated four Health facilities at Asikuma, Fosuansa, Breman and Kawanopado as the MP pursue her course of bringing quality health delivery to the door-steps of the people.

FANTEAKWA:
MP hands over classroom block to Osino Methodist Prim.
Saturday, May 09 2015

Member of parliament for fanteakwa south constituency of the eastern region, Kofi Okyere Agyekum(Arafat) has pledged his commitment to the support of quality education and health care in his constituency.

BOLGA:
Court restrains outdooring of new Bolga Chief
Saturday, May 09 2015

The planned outdooring of the newly enskinned Bolga Chief might be aborted following an injunction secured by the Police to restrain the process.

SOCIAL:
Ghana marks 14th anniversary of May 9th Stadium disaster
Saturday, May 09 2015

Government has extended its condolences to the families of the victims who perished at the 2001 May 9 disaster which occurred at the Accra Sports Stadium.

TMA:
MMDAs asked to encourage pre-sorting of refuse
Saturday, May 09 2015

Metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs), have been asked to provide legislation and the requisite infrastructure to make pre-sorting of refuse compulsory before disposal.

SOCIAL:
LEAP has positive impact on families - study
Saturday, May 09 2015

Challenging Heights, a non- governmental organisation that promotes children, youth and family empowerment, says the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme is making a positive impact on many families.

SOCIAL:
Women empowerment high on government’s agenda- Oye Lithur
Sunday, May 10 2015

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur has avowed her Ministry’s continuous effort “to create an enabling legal environment for all Ghanaian women.”

CAPE COAST:
Court dismisses contempt application by Kotokuraba traders
Sunday, May 10 2015

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has struck out an application for contempt filed against the Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah and three others in relation to the demolishing of the old Kotokuraba market.

BOLGA:
New Bolga Naba outdoored
Sunday, May 10 2015

The Bolgatanga Traditional Council on Friday formally swore-in a substantive Paramount Chief for the Traditional Area following the demise of the Bolga Naba, Naba Martin Adongo Abilba III.

SUAMAN:
Kwabena-Nartey CHPs compound commissioned
Monday, May 11 2015

Mr. Joseph Betino, District Chief Executive (DCE) of Suman in the Western Region has inaugurated a new Community Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound at Kwabena Nartey.

SOCIAL:
Please maintain industrial peace – Minister to teachers, doctors
Monday, May 11 2015

The Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Haruna Iddrisu has made a passionate appeal to the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) and the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) not to embark on their planned industrial actions.

AMANSIE W:
Assembly improves feeder roads
Monday, May 11 2015

District Chief Executive of the Amansie West District Mr. Alex Kwame Bonsu has noted that one of the major problems facing the district is poor road network and added that the assembly has taken serious look at rehabilitating a number of them to improve transportation in the district.

AMANSIE C:
District joins LEAP programme
Monday, May 11 2015

The hope of deprived homes in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme has finally been answered.

AKUAPEM S:
’Fill key state institutions with technocrats’ - O.B Amoah
Thursday, May 21 2015

The Member of Parliament for Akuapem South constituency, Mr Osei Bonsu Amoah has criticized government for continuously appointing politicians to head key state institutions.

SHAMA:
858 households benefits from LEAP
Thursday, May 21 2015

30 communities in the Shama District in the Western Region have benefited from the livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP).

BOLGA:
U/E NPP chairman Adams dead after acid bath
Thursday, May 21 2015

The Chairman of the New Patriotic Party in the Upper East Region, Mahama Adams is dead after his  sorry acid attack last night.

ASIKUMA:
MP presents 10 Solar lamps to 3 health facilities
Monday, May 11 2015

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Hon. Georgina Nkrumah Aboah on Thursday presented ten pieces of solar energy lamps to some health facilities in the district.

AMENFI E:
Japa Small town piping system almost completed
Monday, May 11 2015

Work is seriously ongoing on a small-town piping system in Japa, a suburb of the Amenfi District Assembly of the Western Region.

SECURITY:
Police to meet Ga Council over ‘dumsor’ vigil
Tuesday, May 12 2015

The Accra Regional Police Command will meet organizers of the ‘dumsor’ vigil and Ga Chiefs today, to address their differences over the upcoming vigil.

HEALTH:
NHIA receives funds to clear debts this week
Tuesday, May 12 2015

Service providers under the National Health Insurance Scheme are expected to receive payment of work done this week.

ASIKUMA:
Assembly completes two Projects
Tuesday, May 12 2015

The Asikuma District Assembly has completed a number of projects it initiated in the early part of 2014 and others are on-going which will be completed on schedule.

AMENFI E:
Asundua CHPs Compound completed
Tuesday, May 12 2015

The Amenfi East District Assembly has completed another Community-based Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound at Asundua, community in the district.

GOMOA W:
New NHIS office in the offing
Tuesday, May 12 2015

The Gomoa West District Assembly is constructing a GHs 181,172 block of offices to house the staff of the District Health Insurance Scheme to facilitate its smooth take-off in the area.

SOCIAL:
Mahama, Ouattara confer over boundary dispute
Tuesday, May 12 2015

Presidents John Dramani Mahama and Alassane Ouattara have decided to engage in a process aimed at achieving cooperation between their countries as prescribed by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

EDUCATION:
Minister expresses concern about extra classes
Tuesday, May 12 2015

The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman, has expressed concern about rampant extra classes for pupils by teachers and head teachers in the country, saying the pupils did not need those classes.

KEEA:
Assembly Common Fund frozen
Wednesday, May 13 2015

The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Assembly is currently faced with serious liquidity problems as a result of an embargo placed on its share of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) by the Accra Human Rights Court.

N TONGU:
1400 workers of Juapong Textiles Factory asked to go home
Wednesday, May 13 2015

About 1400 workers of the Juapong Textiles Factory in the Volta Region have been asked to go home, JoyNews has learnt.

HO W:
Construction of new Assembly office commences
Wednesday, May 13 2015

Work is seriously ongoing on a new administration block to house staff of the Ho West District Assembly to help improve administrative work of the assembly.

SOCIAL:
Minister charges Local Government workers to refine utterances
Wednesday, May 13 2015

Edwin Nii Lamptey Vanderpuje, Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has advised local government workers to cultivate good human relations to enable the assemblies generate more revenue.

ASOKOREM:
Assembly operates from new office
Wednesday, May 13 2015

The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly has started operating from the its new office complex.

GA WEST:
More pupils to receive scholarships
Wednesday, May 13 2015

More needy but brilliant students in the Ga- West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region will soon be offered a helping hand as the assembly propels to expand its existing sponsorship package system in a scheme dubbed "Cooperate social educational fund" system.

SOCIAL:
Office complex for MPs ready
Wednesday, May 13 2015

Parliament reconvened yesterday, after a six-and- a-half week break, with the good news that the rehabilitation and refurbishment of the much awaited Job 600 Office Complex for members of the House has been completed.

AMANSIE W:
Nursing, midwifery school for Manso Nkwanta
Wednesday, May 13 2015

A multi-purpose nursing and midwifery training school is to be built at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region to
boost the people’s access to quality health care.

AMANSIE W:
10 communities to be connected to electricity grid
Thursday, May 14 2015

Some ten communities in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region are to be connected to the national electricity grid under the rural electrification project.

JUABOSO:
Illegal miners pollute water bodies
Thursday, May 14 2015

Activities of illegal miners in the Juaboso District of the Western Region persist despite numerous resources used in clamping down on them.

ECONOMICS:
Inflation inched up in April by 0.2 per cent
Thursday, May 14 2015

The inflation rate for April 2015 stood at 16.8 per cent with an increase of 0.2 per cent from the 16.6 per cent recorded in March.

LADMA:
Assembly holds workshop on gender mainstreaming
Friday, May 15 2015

The La Dade Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LADMA) has held a sensitization forum on Gender Mainstreaming at the assembly premises in Accra to empower women to make informed decisions on issues of socio-economic and national importance that affect their lives directly or indirectly.

ASIKUMA:
Breman Kwanan teachers’ quarters completed
Saturday, May 16 2015

Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway, the District Chief Executive for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa has ensured completion a 3-unit teachers’ accommodation at Breman Kwanan at a cost of GHs 100,853.65.

GA C:
Palace Town- Anya to get CHPS compound
Saturday, May 16 2015

In line with government policy of bringing health facility closer to the people, the Ga Central Municipal Assembly is renovating a hired place into CHPS compound for the people in and around Palace Town- Anya.

AMENFI E:
Bawdie CHPs compound under-construction
Sunday, May 17 2015

The construction of a new Community Health-based planning service (CHPs) compound at Bawdie in the Amenfi East District is progressing steadily as the assembly continuously makes effort to send quality healthcare to the door-steps of the people.

ENERGY:
Power crisis to be reduced by early July - VRA
Sunday, May 17 2015

The board chairman of Ghana’s power producer, the Volta River Authority has said that the biting power crisis which the nation is going through will reduce by the beginning of July this year.

AMANSIE W:
More boreholes to address water challenges
Monday, May 18 2015

Improving access to potable water in the Amansie West District in the
Ashanti Region continues to see progress through collaborative efforts
of stakeholders including the District Assembly.

KUMBUNGU:
USAID supports rice farmers in Bolgatanga
Monday, May 18 2015

A total of 16 lead rice farmers at the Bolgatanga Irrigation Scheme in the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region, have each been supported with power tillers and its accessories.

ENERGY:
NPA justifies fuel price increases
Monday, May 18 2015

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has explained that the recent 9% increment on petroleum products has been triggered by price increase of the commodities in the world market.

BUNKPURUGU :
One shot, wounded in suspected chieftaincy dispute
Monday, May 18 2015

One person has been shot and severely wounded in a suspected chieftaincy dispute at Bunkpurugu in the Northern region.

SOCIAL:
Mahama goes to Volta Region today
Monday, May 18 2015

President John Dramani Mahama will on Monday, 18th May 2015, inaugurate the Eastern corridor fiber optic project at the Volta Regional capital, Ho.

UDEMA:
GSFP caterers at Fawomanyo acquire kitchen
Monday, May 18 2015

The Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly in the bid to support and help sustain the school feeding programme (GSFP) in its enclave has provided a decent kitchen facility at Fawomanyo community.

SOCIAL:
Reasons for 9% fuel price increment flimsy – TUC
Tuesday, May 19 2015

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said no amount of explanation can justify the 9% increment of petroleum prices.

ATEBUBU:
WVG marks global week of action
Tuesday, May 19 2015

World Vision Ghana WVG, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has marked this year’s “Global Week of Action” under the theme “Getting to zero child deaths-we are stopping at nothing”.

ATEBUBU:
GPEG empowers local artisans
Wednesday, May 20 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin district assembly in collaboration with the district directorate of education has contracted 50 local tailors and dressmakers to produce school uniforms for pupils in the district.

ECONOMIC:
Ghana Loses GHs 36 Billion annually through fraudulent activities of importers
Tuesday, May 19 2015

Ghana loses more than GH¢36 billion in revenue as a result of fraudulent activities on the part of some importers, officials of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Special Operations Unit (SOU) at the Presidency have said.

KUMAWU:
Assembly signs MOU with transport unions
Tuesday, May 19 2015

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Kumawu District Assembly and the District Health Directorate, on one side and transport unions in the district.

GOMOA W:
Gomoa Dago Police Station nears completion
Tuesday, May 19 2015

In a bid to improve security at Gomoa Dago in the Gomoa West District, works on a new local police station is progressing steadily as the country approach its much anticipated general elections.

Fuel Price Hike:
‘28p increase better than regular shortages’- Asaga
Tuesday, May 19 2015

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Moses Asaga says it is better for Ghanaians to endure price hikes than the frequent petrol shortages that are experienced in the country.

AMANSIE W:
Assembly honours two security personnel
Tuesday, May 19 2015

Two members of staff at the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region have been honoured by the Assembly for their long service at the assembly.

SHAMA:
Sch of Deaf receives GES support
Tuesday, May 19 2015

The Shama School of the deaf has taken delivery of a brand new bus from the Ghana Education Service (GES) to boost academic activities in the school.

EFFUTU:
Youth advised to Eschew Partisan Politics
Tuesday, May 19 2015

Mr. Alex Afenyo Markins, the Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency said he will continue his non-partisan role to ensure his constituency and Ghanaians in general  benefit from the national cake.

EFFUTU:
Gov’t advised to retool technical and vocational education
Wednesday, May 20 2015

Rev. Kwesi Nkum Wilson, a senior lecturer at the Department of psychology and Education of the University of Education Winneba, has called on government to retool existing technical and vocational institutions.

SUAMAN:
Assembly, GES prepare students for BECE
Wednesday, May 20 2015

Five hundred and thirty-five students from seventeen schools in the Suaman District in the Western Region have taken part in this year’s mock examination to prepare them towards the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

HO:
President donates food items to Ho Leper Village
Wednesday, May 20 2015

President John Dramani Mahama, on Monday donated assorted food items to inmates of the Schoouhoven Cured Lepers Village at the outskirts of Ho.

GA S:
Work progresses on office complex
Wednesday, May 20 2015

The Ga South Municipal Assembly, one of the sixteen Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies in the greater Region hopes to get its new administration complex ready by end of next year.

SEFWI W:
Gov’t Hospital acquires new child health centre
Wednesday, May 20 2015

The Sefwi Wiawso District Assembly in consultation with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has advanced Child Health initiatives in the municipality with the establishment of a Child Health Centre in the Sefwi Wiawso Government Hospital.

SOCIAL:
Ghana’s public finance management receives World
Wednesday, May 20 2015

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved the Ghana Public Financial Management Reform Project to support the Government of Ghana achieve tangible improvements in budget credibility, strengthening of public investment management system; and containment of fiscal risk.

SOCIAL:
Ghana presents 3rd ,4th , & 5th consolidated report to UN-CRC
Wednesday, May 20 2015

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur has presented Ghana’s consolidated report to the UN-Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in Geneva.

YILO K:
Gov’t to increase LEAP allowance
Wednesday, May 20 2015

Government plans to increase the allowances of beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme, Nana Oye Lithur Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said.

SECURITY:
Policemen grab balls of GWCL staff for disconnecting them
Thursday, May 21 2015

Some Police officers at Upper Weija in Accra have allegedly brutalized a worker of the Ghana Water Company (GWCL) for disconnecting an illegal water connection to their residence.

SOCIAL:
Judicial Service staff strike cripples courts
Thursday, May 21 2015

A nationwide strike called by the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) over unpaid allowances yesterday grounded activities at the law courts in Accra, the regional capitals and other parts of the country.

KUMAWU:
17-member sanitation committee inaugurated
Thursday, May 21 2015

A 17 - Member Committee to manage the National Sanitation Day (NSD) activities in the Sekyere Kumawu District has been inaugurated.

SUAMAN:
Contractor meets stakeholders over Akontombra-Nkwanta-Dadieso
Thursday, May 21 2015

GS International, the Chinese Contraction Company that has been awarded contract for the construction of the Akontombra-Nkwanta-Dadieso road has met with stakeholders in the Suaman District in the Western Region.

AMA:
DVLA must involve driver unions in testing drivers - GPRTU
Thursday, May 21 2015

Mr Kwaku Frimpong, 37 branch Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has called on the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Department (DVLA) to involve driver unions in the testing of drivers.

ASIKUMA:
Amanfopong Presby Primary receives aid
Thursday, May 21 2015

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly has completed two new projects for the Breman Amanfopong Presby primary school at a cost of GHs 167,306.74.

KRACHI W:
E.P Women’s Bible Class donates to inmates
Thursday, May 21 2015

Women’s Bible Class of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ghana has extended support to inmates of the Krachi Prison Yard.

BIA W:
Assembly builds quarters for police commander
Friday, May 22 2015

For the Bia West District Assembly the security of the people remains paramount and the assembly is prepared to offer the necessary assistance to the security services to be able to deliver effectively, the DCE has said.

ATEBUBU:
5000 capacity mosque nears completion
Friday, May 22 2015

Work on a five thousand capacity one-storey central mosque for the Muslim community in Atebubu which began 10 months ago is about 80% complete.

HEALTH:
Public advised not to consume sick birds
Sunday, May 31 2015

The Acting Head of Disease Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Michael Adjabeng, has cautioned the public not to rush to kill, prepare and consume sick birds in their farms or at home due to the avian influenza or bird flu scare in Accra.

HO:
Mahama donates food items to lepers village
Friday, May 22 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has presented a variety of food items to inmates of the Schoonhven Cured Leper’s Village in Ho.

SOCIAL:
Child labour is a threat to West Africa
Friday, May 22 2015

Mr Joseph Amenowode, the Head of delegation for Network of West African Parliamentarians against child labour, has said child labour is a threat to the future of the sub-region.

GOMOA W:
Abamkrom residents urged to join soap business
Friday, May 22 2015

The District Chief Executive of Gomoa West, Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah has urged the people of Abamkrom to get involved in the newly introduced soap making business in the area.

SOCIAL:
Terrorism, religion creating new “borders” in Africa – Mahama
Friday, May 22 2015

President John Mahama has identified terrorism, religion and economic disparities as some of the new challenges creating “borders” within the African continent.

SEKYERE A PLAINS:
Work on new admin block still ongoing
Friday, May 22 2015

Work is progressing steadily on a new administration block for the Sekyere Afram-plains District Assembly, District Chief Executive for the area, Mr. Donkor Fuseini has disclosed.

NABDAM:
’Teenage pregnancy soluble with education support programmes’ -DCE
Friday, May 22 2015

Reports on Teenage pregnancy in the Nabdam district has surged, albeit several interventions put in place to curtail this problem.

TMA:
First phase of Kpone housing unit to complete by September
Friday, May 22 2015

First phase of the Kpone affordable housing units in the Tema Metropolis in the Greater Accra Region is scheduled to complete by September this year.

ENERGY:
All communities to be connected to national grid by 2020
Friday, May 22 2015

All communities in Ghana are to be connected to the national grid in five years’ time, Power minister Kwabena Donkor has said.

KWABRE E:
Six suspected highway robbers remanded
Friday, May 22 2015

Six suspected highway robbers who were on an alleged robbery spree at Bomfa near Mamponteng in the Kwabre –East District have been nabbed by the Ashanti Regional Police Command.

TAMALE
RCC targets ODF in 2017
Saturday, May 23 2015

The Northern Regional Coordinating Council has set June 2017 deadline to ensure that all communities in the region attain Open Defecation Free (ODF) status for improved sanitation amongst the people to prevent the outbreak of diseases.

LEDZOKUKU-K:
Nungua observes ban on noise-making
Saturday, May 23 2015

Wor Konor Nuumo Borketey Larweh Tsuru, Gborbu and Shitse of the Ga-Dangbe State, has urged the people to use the annual Kplejo festive season to pray for the peace and stability of the nation.

KMA:
’Strive to meet dev’t agenda of the region’- Otumfuo urges new RM
Saturday, May 23 2015

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has welcomed the newly-appointed Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Peter Anarfi Mensah, to the Manhyia Palace, Kumasi, urging him to be duty-conscious to bring sustainable development to the region.

KETA:
Richard Quashigah presents GHs50, 000 towards renovation of schools
Saturday, May 23 2015

Five selected schools in the Keta Constituency are to benefit from various forms of renovation and refurbishment of existing structures.

AMA:
Accra to host World Summit of Mayors
Sunday, May 24 2015

Accra has been chosen to host the fourth edition of the World Summit of Mayors scheduled to take place from June 1 to 3, 2015.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t promotes biogas in second cycle schools
Sunday, May 24 2015

Some second cycle schools in the Greater Accra Region have begun constructing or strengthening their septic tanks to provide biogas as an alternative to hydroelectric power.

AWUTU SENYA E:
Works on Kasoa road to be completed in 2016
Sunday, May 24 2015

Construction works on the Western By-Pass at Kasoa would be completed in September 2016 to help ease the traffic volume on that stretch of road.

BIAKOYE:
BREAKING NEWS: DCE of Biakoye is dead
Sunday, May 24 2015


Ghanadistricts.com can confirm that the District Chief Executive of Biakoye District in the Volta Region, Nana Akattah Louis is dead.

KETA:
7 schools receive computers from Keta MP
Monday, May 25 2015

Access to ICT education in the Keta Municipality continues to receive priority attention from the Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency, Hon. Richard Quashigah.

ASOKORE M:
Nima gets 18-seater wc toilet facility
Monday, May 25 2015

An eighteen seater water closet toilet facility has been commissioned for residents at Nima, a suburb in the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

ASUNAFO N:
Basic school heads on 3 months probation
Monday, May 25 2015

In order to ensure good supervision and monitoring of all basic schools and also for the government to achieve its “Transformational Agenda”, the Asunafo North Municipal Chief Executive has directed that all basic school heads should be put on period of 3 months probation.

ECONOMICS:
Amissah-Arthur off to Ivory Coast for AfDB 50th anniversary
Monday, May 25 2015

Ghana’s vice president Kwesi Amissah-Arthur leaves Accra today for Abidjan, Ivory Coast to participate in the 2015 Annual Meeting and Golden Jubilee celebrations of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

SOCIAL:
Affordable housing units project stalls in A/R
Monday, May 25 2015

The construction of 400 affordable housing units by the State Housing Company (SHC) in the Ashanti Region has stalled due to land litigation.

EDUCATION:
E-learning schools’ conference held in Accra
Monday, May 25 2015

An E-learning conference aimed at introducing new areas of modern learning to teachers and students in Ghana has been held in Accra

BAWKU:
Mognoori Bricks & Tiles factory to be restored- Mahama Ayariga
Tuesday, May 26 2015

Government practically wants to inch towards activating defunct factories up-north to turn-around the fortunes of the Northern Ghana.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Adomi Bridge opens in September
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Adomi Bridge will be opened for use in September, President John Mahama announced this during the inauguration of a fibre optic broadband infrastructure laid along the country’s eastern corridor.

ASOKORE M:
MP, MCE commission 18-unit block at Akurem cluster of schools
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Member of Parliament for Asawase Constituency Alhaji Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak and the Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan have commissioned a renovated eighteen–unit classroom block at the Akurem M/A Primary School in the Asokore Mampong Municipality.

OFFINSO N:
4-unit teachers’ quarters commissioned at Nkwaduano
Tuesday, May 26 2015

As part of the assembly’s commitment to the support of quality education in the district, the Offinso North District Assembly has constructed a 4-unit teachers’ quarters at Nkwaduano, a farming community in the district.

EFFUTU:
NHIA to restructure scheme for quality health delivery
Tuesday, May 26 2015

About eighty – five percent (85%) of the country’s Out Patients Department (OPD) attendance according to the utilization report are National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) subscribers, a situation that has translated into high claims cost of the Scheme. Mr. Sylvester Mensah has hinted.

GARU:
Assembly records developmental projects
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Garu-Tempane District in the Upper East Region has over the past two years recorded several infrastructural developments.

SISSALA E:
MP bent on making 100% coverage under LEAP- Alijata
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Member of Parliament for Sissala East constituency, Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has affirmed her commitment to support the lives of the locals and the underprivileged in deprived communities through the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP).

GA EAST:
Taifa polyclinic gets maternity ward
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Taifa Polyclinic, a health facility in the Ga East Municipality, now has a maternity block through the benevolence of a local company.

GA E:
We are contending hard to sustain trading- Haatso Yam Market Sellers
Tuesday, May 26 2015

The Haatso Yam market traders have expressed their frustration on how their business has taken an unproductive turn because of the prevailing weather condition.

SOCIAL:
NSS interdicts 33 workers over fraud
Wednesday, May 27 2015

The Management of the National Service Scheme has interdicted 33 staff of the Scheme.

SOCIAL:
African govts must confront youth unemployment - Veep
Wednesday, May 27 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has on call on African governments  to confront head-on the problem of youth unemployment, which he said has the potential to cause mass social unrest and agitation on the continent.

ASIKUMA:
Breman Kokoso lorry station face-lifted
Wednesday, May 27 2015

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District Assembly is constructing a new lorry station and Water Closet (WC) toilet facility at Breman Kokoso as a measure to decongest the area and give the old station a facelift.

ADA W:
District records 265 teenage pregnancies in 2014
Wednesday, May 27 2015

About two hundred and Sixty Five (265) teenage pregnancies were recorded in the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region in year 2014, Public Health Nurse for the district, Mrs. Cecilia Arthur has disclosed.

MPOHOR:
New boys’ dormitory block for Mpohor SHS
Wednesday, May 27 2015

A new boys’ dormitory block has been commissioned for the Mpohor Senior High School in the Mpohor district of the Western Region.

KUMAWU:
Queen mother celebrates 25yrs of enstoolment
Wednesday, May 27 2015

The queen mother of Kumawu, Nana Serwaa Amponsah last Sunday organized a thanksgiving service at her residence to mark her 25th anniversary as a queen mother of the Kumawu Traditional Area. 

BOSOME F:
Asiwa gets court
Wednesday, May 27 2015

The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho, Hon. Kwame Adarkwah has inaugurated a district magistrate court at Asiwa, in the Bosome Freho district in the Ashanti region. 

EJISU J:
Act as professionals- IGP
Wednesday, May 27 2015

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan has reminded police personnel in the country to act professionally in the performance of their duties.

HEALTH:
MOH distributes 120 vehicle to health institution
Thursday, May 28 2015

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday presented 120 Nissan Pickup vehicles worth $3.36 million to some government health service delivery organisations across the country.

SUNYANI:
Skills Dev’t Training for Drivers in B/A launched
Thursday, May 28 2015

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and Skills Development Fund (SDF) of Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) has launched a skills development training for 3,077 drivers in the Brong-Ahafo Region.

ATEBUBU:
NHIS sensitizes stakeholders on biometric membership system
Thursday, May 28 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin district office of the National Health Insurance Scheme has organized a day’s sensitization programme on the new biometric membership system BMS for service providers in the district.

AKYEMANSA:
DCE appeals to MOH for establishment of district hospital
Thursday, May 28 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE), for Akyemansa, Mr Tom Budu has appealed to the Ministry of Health for the construction of a district hospital.

GOMOA W:
Gomoa Senior Technical wins AU Day quiz competition
Thursday, May 28 2015

Gomoa Senior Technical High School at Gomoa Dawurampong has won the special quiz competition to mark the Africa Union Day Celebration in the Gomoa West District at Apam.

ASUNAFO S:
DCE joins NCCE to celebrate citizenship week
Thursday, May 28 2015

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asunafo South Mr Abrahams Atta Bosompem as part of this year’s Citizenship Week Celebration has reminded young Ghanaians to be law-abiding to help strengthen the Pillars of our democracy.

AMANSIE W:
Staff prepared towards performance appraisal
Thursday, May 28 2015

Staff of the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region has undergone training towards the implementation of performance appraisal /contract.

KRACHI W:
RIP initiates measures to eradicate youth unemployment
Thursday, May 28 2015

The Rural Enterprises Programme (RIP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agricultural (MOFA) has institute pragmatic measures to eradicate youth unemployment.

TRANSPORTATION:
’Gov’t earnest to spend USD 1billion in fixing road projects’-Mahama
Thursday, May 28 2015

Government has rolled out a USD 1billion facility plan to fix arterial roads across the country.

NZEMA E:
NDC youth angry with constituency chairman
Thursday, May 28 2015

Some incensed NDC youth in the Evalue-AJomoro-Gwira constituency have attacked the Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, James Atta Kakra Baidoe for intervening, as they spurn their constituency chairman.

KADJEBI:
DCE hands over new block to Asato E.P Primary
Friday, May 29 2015

The Kadjebi District Chief Executive, Mr. Jacob Alebinde Asogounde has handed over a newly constructed 3-unit classroom block to the people of Asato, a community in the district.

AMANSIE C:
More students receive scholarship
Friday, May 29 2015

The Amansie Central District Assembly continue to make it possible for more qualified students to support move up the educational ladder for a better future.

SOCIAL:
Govt directs MMDAs to pay water bills
Friday, May 29 2015

Government has directed Metropolitan, Municipal and district assemblies to pay their water bills from their budgetary allocations.

ASOKORE M:
Asawasi Presby celebrates 2nd open day
Friday, May 29 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan has charged parents to send their wards to school to become useful in society.

DENKYEMBUOR:
Nana Akua Asantewaa III, rubbishes her destoolment as Queenmother
Friday, May 29 2015

Nana Akua Asantewaa III, the beleagured queenmother of the Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area, has challenged her alleged destoolment by the Abusuapanin and his followers as illegitimate.

SHAI OSUDOKU:
100 million tree planting per annum required to tackle climate change- Mahama Ayariga
Friday, May 29 2015

"We need a concerted well coordinated effort to plant not less than 100 million trees per annum," the Minister for Environment Science Technology and Innovation, Mahama Ayariga has suggested in a bid to mitigate climate change.

AMANSIE C:
Assembly supports traditional council
Saturday, May 30 2015

The Amansie Central District Assembly has presented bags of cement and quantity of roofing sheets to the Chief of Jacobu Nana Fosu Kwadwe Abiri ll,  Benkumhene of Bekwai Traditional Council to support the construction of the chief’s palace. 

GOMOA W:
Assembly makes efforts to improve teaching and learning
Saturday, May 30 2015

Government’s recent declaration to improve infrastructure in the basic and secondary levels of education clearly vindicates its stance to make quality education accessible to all Ghanaian children of school going age.

MPOHOR:
DCE cuts sod for new assembly block
Saturday, May 30 2015

Tthe Mpohor District Assembly’s difficulty with office accommodation is expected to be addressed with the construction of a new assembly block complex for the district.

BUNKPURUGU:
One person killed in chieftaincy dispute
Saturday, May 30 2015

One person was reportedly killed today in Bunkpurugu-Yonyoo, an incident being linked to a chieftaincy dispute among the Bimoba clans of Jafouk and Jamong.

KUMAWU:
People sensitized on ebola, cholera awareness
Saturday, May 30 2015

Mr. Paul Enyan, popularly known as Yaa Bode has in conjunction with the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly organized a play to sensitize the people of Kumawu on the reality of ebola and cholera.  

AMA:
Assembly demolishes part of Kantamanto market; traders fume
Saturday, May 30 2015

Traders at Kantamanto railways are angry at the Mayor of Accra, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije for forcefully ejecting them ahead of World Summit of Mayors in June this year.

KMA:
Transport operators get temporary terminal
Sunday, May 31 2015

A 12 acre site has been developed to serve as a provisional transport terminal to aid relocation of transport operators at the Race course in kumasi.

BUNKPURUGU:
One person killed in Bunkpurugu-Yonyoo
Sunday, May 31 2015

One person was reportedly killed on Saturday in Bunkpurugu-Yonyoo, an incident being linked to a chieftaincy dispute among the Bimoba clans of Jafouk and Jamong.

BOLGA:
Police take over Bolga Tech Institute as students revolt
Sunday, May 31 2015

The Police have taken over security at the Bolgatanga Technical Institute (BOTECH) amid student unrest at the facility.