NATIONAL : 30 million dollar loan for Ghanas’ security agencies.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Ghana and the Export-Import Bank of China  have signed a 30-million dollar loan agreement for enhancing communication in the country’s security agencies.
  
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Police arrest robber hunted for a year.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
A 19-year-old suspected armed robber described by the police as "hardened", has been arrested at Besease, near Ejisu, in the Ashanti region after a one year hunt by the police.
HOHOE : Re denomination train reaches Hohoe.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Four public institutions at the weekend jointly staged a three-hour float through the principal streets of Hohoe to heighten civic awareness on the re-denomination exercise.
TEMA : TMA shifts blame.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The overlapping functions of the Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) and Tema Development Corporation (TDC) has contributed largely to unauthorized developments in the Tema Municipality, Mr David Quaye Annang, Tema Municipal Chief Executive, has said.
TAKORADI (SAEMA) : NACOB restructuring.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of the Interior, says the Narcotic Control Board (NACOB) is going through a restructuring exercise in order to position it to deal more efficiently with the increasing incidents of narcotic drug abuse and trafficking cases.
MILE 50 (NEW JUABEN) : Schools sanitary conditions improved.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
A 64-million-cedi eight-seat KVIP, funded by DANIDA for the Mile 50 Basic and Junior Secondary School near Koforidua has been opened.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Driver assaults policeman.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court has remanded Kwadwo Sintim, a 25-year-old driver into police custody to reappear on June 29, for assaulting a community policeman at Akyem Manso in the Birim South District.
KOFORIDUA (NEW JUABEN) : Marijuana does not cure Asthma.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Eastern Regional Guidance and Counsellor of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr Baah Ntiri, has said there was no clinical proof that marijuana could cure asthma.
GOMOA : Be more into health programmes.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Gomoa District Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Ms. Patricia Antwi has inaugurated Gomoa Tarkwa Zone of the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) with a call on communities to get involved in health programmes.
ASSIN NORTH : District health insurance makes progress.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
About 80 to 85 per cent of patients who attend health facilities in Assin North District are health insurance card bearers following the giant stride made by the District Mutual health Insurance Scheme.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : Prison to be ready in December.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr William Asiedu, the Director-General of the Ghana Prisons Service, has said the maximum security prisons at Ankaful, being built at the cost of 70 billion cedis, would become operational by the end of the year.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Students case adjourned.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The case involving 64 students of the Takoradi Polytechnic for rioting with offensive weapons has been adjourned to July 16.
 
ASSIN SOUTH : 13 before court for non payment of SSNIT.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Thirteen institutions in the Assin District were  arraigned before a district’s magistrate court at Assin Foso for failing to pay the social security contributions of their workers to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).
WASSA WEST : Help youth attain skills in mining.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Nana Kofi Ngoro, chief of Amoanda has appealed to mining companies to offer vocational and technical training to the youth in their catchment’s communities rather than concentrating more on other Alternative Livelihood Projects.
BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI : Work begins on the Sefwi Bekwai road.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The District Chief Executive, Hon Kingsley Adjei-Manu has announced   to the people of Nyetina Electoral Area that funds have been made available for  tarring work to begin on the  Sefwi Bekwai to Kofi Gyan in Asankrangwa, 10.8KM stretch.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : Sanitary guards in town.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Assembly has inaugurated a ten-member Sanitary Guards to help improve sanitation in the district.
WA : Drivers express appreciation.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Upper West Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has commended the government for the tarring of the ongoing 53-kilometre Bole-Bamboi road, which links the region to the southern part of the country.
    
BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI : Area council inaugurated .
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The ALCAN/BABDA/SNV Partnership on Social Sustainability Initiative – Training of Six Area Councils in the District  has been  inaugurated at BABDA Assembly Hall.
ASSIN NORTH : 847-million cedi reception facility inaugurated.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr Joe Baidoo-Ansah, the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations, said poor packaging of natural resources and historical monuments were threats to tourism development in the country.
NATIONAL : People in hospitality industry need training to develop potential.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr Mustapha Kumah, Head of Technology Department at the Ghana Standards Board, has said  that people in the hospitality industry were not trained to identify the opportunities around them and called for standards to be put in place.
BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI : Feeder road developed at 6.3 billion
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly in conjunction with the Community-Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP) has rehabilitated the Adupri-Basengre footpath into a feeder road at the cost of 6.3 billion cedis.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : District begins demolition exercise.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District (AESD) Assembly would, between July and December, demolish buildings and structures located in waterways in Kasoa, Winneba, Ofaakor and Awutu Beraku to avoid floods in the towns.
   
NATIONAL : National accreditation bill passed.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Parliament has passed the National Accreditation Board Bill into law after taking it through the third reading.
NATIONAL : Traffics islands are for protection.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Deputy Director of the Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Mr Francis Afukaar, has said the construction of central islands and roundabouts in some towns and villages on the reconstructed Konongo/Kumasi highway were meant to protect pedestrians crossing the road.
ADANSI SOUTH : ICT centre to be developed at 700 million cedis.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Akrofuom, has cut the sod for work to start on a 700 million-cedi computer laboratory and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre for the Akrofuom Secondary/Technical School (ASTECH) in the Adansi South district of Ashanti Region.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH : New police barracks worth one billion for district.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
The Ahafo-Ano South District Assembly has provided the Mpasaso and Wioso communities with police barracks costing over one billion cedis from its share of the common fund.
GOMOA : 40,000 dollars three unit classroom for district.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, the Minister of Education, Science and Sports, has said quality and relevant human capital played an important and pivotal role in the development of every nation.
HO : District improves environmental standards.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr Prosper Anatsui, Ho Municipal District Environmental Officer, has said funds were being sought to bring the waste disposal site of the municipality from its current bad state to acceptable environmental standards.
BIBIANI ANHWIASO BEKWAI : Let mining activities improve communities.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mrs Rita Tani Iddi, Deputy Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, has urged mining companies to ensure that their programmes to improve host communities fall within the development plans of the district assemblies.
NATIONAL : Government spends 1 billion on water treatment.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Government spends over one billion cedis every month on the treatment of water from the Weija dam to ensure the consumption of safe water, Minster of Water Resource works and Housing, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman has said .
NATIONAL : Poor revenue mobilisation main problem of assemblies.
Wednesday, June 27 2007
Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, has noted that poor mobilization of local revenue has been a major problem facing district assemblies in the country.
NATIONAL : NCCE takes Independent newspaper to court.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)  has given the Publishers, Editor and a Reporter of The Independent newspaper a two-week ultimatum to publish the names of its officials alleged to be engaged in acts to sabotage the peace of the country.
    
NATIONAL : 50 megawatts to boost power supply.
Thursday, June 28 2007
An additional 50 megawatts of power generation expected from an Independent Power Producer (IPP), the Wood Group in partnership with Transdanubia from the United Kingdom has begun.
DANGBE EAST : 11 million dollar water treatment plant for 3 districts.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Communities in the Dangbe West, Dangbe East and North Tongo districts are to benefit from an 11-million dollar water treatment plant that would serve the areas.
NATIONAL : NCA gets new boss.
Thursday, June 28 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appointed Mr Bernard Aidoo Forson Jnr., as the Director-General of the National Communications Authority with effect from Wednesday, 1st August, 2007.
KETU : District awards best revenue collectors.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The Ketu District Assembly has presented awards worth 25 million cedis to its revenue collectors for working hard to exceed targeted revenue from local sources by 11 percent last year.
TALENSI NABDAM : Please stop the child labour-DCE.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Mr. Sabastian .T. Bisnab, District Chief Executive, for the Talensi Nabdam District, in the Upper East Region, has  appealed to parents and traditional authorities to support the Assembly in eliminating all forms of child labour in the district.
NAT IONAL : Call for law on agriculture financing.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is calling on government to enact a law that will enhance access of farmers to credit and also protect the market of producers of import sensitive agricultural products from unfair competition.
 
AMA : Recycling in schools campaign.
Thursday, June 28 2007
WILBERFORCE One Primary School at Abavana Junction, Kotobabi, has emerged winners of the first "Recycling in Schools Project" campaign in Accra.
KORLE BU (AMA) : Hospital recruits new personnel.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has concluded the recruitment of new house officers for the hospital.
NATIONAL : President to discuss the issue 44 Ghanaians killed in Gambia.
Thursday, June 28 2007
President Kufuor is expected to raise the issue of the killing of 44 Ghanaians in the Gambia in 2005 at this weekend’s AU summit.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Three remanded.
Thursday, June 28 2007
A Sekondi district magistrates’ court has remanded three persons into prison custody for their alleged involvement in the thefts at the Essipong Sports stadium.
KMA : Stanbic bank averts eminent closer of rehab.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The Edwenase Rehabilitation Centre in the Kumasi Metropolis faces imminent permanent closure.
 
NATIONAL : Put anti retroviral drugs on NHIS list.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The Medical Superintendent of the Brong Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani, Dr. Daniel Asare, has suggested that Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART) be put on the list of services under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
KMA : Solar energy best option for energy crisis.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Mr Martin Maison, a Solar Energy System Designer in Kumasi, has said that the best option to solving the energy crisis of the country is the adoption of solar energy system.
    
NATIONAL : Northern jewelers get centre.
Thursday, June 28 2007
A multi-purpose resource centre designed to promote quality product development of jewellery makers in the Northern Sector of the country has been inaugurated in Kumasi .
AFIGYA SEKYERE: Continue to train staff, dces’ urged.
Thursday, June 28 2007
A JOINT ceremony has been held to inaugurate Town IV projects in nine districts in the Ashanti Region at Wiamoase in the Afigya-Sekyere District.
SAEMA : District invests about 4 billion in developments.
Thursday, June 28 2007
THE Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) has committed nearly ¢3.8 billion into the construction of classrooms for basic and some selected second cycle schools in the metropolis.

SAEMA : Protect the marine system- DCE.
Thursday, June 28 2007
THE Chief Executive Officer of the Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly, Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, has urged fishermen operating along the shores of the metropolis to adopt best practices that will protect the marine system.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH : Bye-laws for education.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Stakeholders of education at Biemso Number Two in the Ahafo-Ano South district have jointly enacted byelaws to improve upon the falling standard of education in the town.
KWAEBIBIREM : Public education on redenomination.
Thursday, June 28 2007
As the date for the launch of the re-denomination draws near, officials of the Kwaebibirem District Secretariat of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) are visiting markets and shops to educate the people on the exercise.
    
NATIONAL : 1.5 billion cedi resource centre for MPYE.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Mr. Kwadwo Mpiani, Chief of Staff and Minister for Presidential Affairs, has inaugurated a 1. 5 billion cedis resource centre for the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment.
WA : DISCAP ends next month.
Thursday, June 28 2007
The District Capacity Building Project (DISCAP), initiated for district assemblies in the Upper East Upper West and Northern Regions (three northern regions), will be completed at the end of July this year after six-and-a half-years of work.
MFANTSEMAN : District Education Directorate holds review meeting.
Friday, June 29 2007
Mr Stephen Amoako, National Co-ordinator of Education Management Improvement component of Quality Education, Learning For All (EQUALL), has urged non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to seek value for resources invested in education in the country.
     
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : Hospital receives items.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Saltpond branch of the Knights and Ladies of St John international, have donated items worth over five million cedis to the Children’s Ward of the Saltpond District Hospital.
AMA : OMCs prepare for redenominations.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies in Ghana has  announced that most OMCs have acquired new working tools and have carried out vigorous in-house training for all of its staff in preparation for the commencement of the re-denomination exercise, which comes off from July 3.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : Students join education on redenomination.
Friday, June 29 2007
Students of the Hariom International School, a private institution at Saltpond, have embarked on an education campaign on the re-denomination of the cedi, as a social responsibility to its surrounding communities.
CAPE COAST : CRCC to strictly monitor municipal and district assemblies.
Friday, June 29 2007
Nana Ato Arthur, the Central Regional Minister, has said the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC), would intensify its efforts at monitoring municipal and district assemblies in the region, to step up development.
AMA : We are streamlining the management of waste - Asamoah Boateng.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment says it is working with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to screen and streamline the operations and management of waste collection and its disposal through contracting of services to competent and viable waste management companies.
DANGBE WEST : Sports festival opens.
Friday, June 29 2007
Sheikh I.C. Quayue, Greater Accra Regional Minister made the call at the opening of this year’s Greater Accra Regional Sports Festival at Dodowa in the Dangme West District  .
HO : Anti retrovirals might make HIV/AIDS persons have unprotectec sex.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Volta Regional Focal Person on HIV/AIDS has expressed worry that HIV/AIDS carriers on antiretroviral drugs   might engage in unprotected sex as soon as their situation improved.
NATIONAL : Infoweb launched.
Friday, June 29 2007
Lack of accurate and timely statistical information has been identified as one of the reasons for failed and inefficient development plans in developing countries, Information and National Orientation Minister, Mr. Kwamina Bartels, has said.
DANGBE WEST : New education centre established.
Friday, June 29 2007
An education centre for students in the Dangme West District Assembly was  inaugurated at Dodowo to enhance teaching and learning in the district.
NATIONAL : GSB calls for strategic policies.
Friday, June 29 2007
Mr. Adu Darkwa, Executive Director of the Ghana Standards Board,  has  called for holistic and strategic policies to improve the use of standardization.
NATIONAL : Hugh Masekela performs for Darfur.
Friday, June 29 2007
Hugh Masekela, acclaimed South African Musician last night told the audience at the African Civil Society Solidarity concert on Darfur that the attainment of African Union government would be pointless if African leaders did not take steps to stem the genocide and other human right violations in Darfur and elsewhere.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Police hunt for killers of GCB directors’ killers.
Friday, June 29 2007
The police administration has placed a ¢20 million bounty on the heads of the killers of the Deputy Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank in charge of operations.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : 19 years for defilement.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court on Friday sentenced Kofi Debrah, a shoe repairer to 19 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 13-year-old primary school pupil at Gyewani Nkwanta in the Birim North District.
     
ASUTIFI : NCCE completes redenomination education.
Friday, June 29 2007
Mr. Boakye Fosuhene, Asutifi District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has cautioned the public to be wary of persons who approach them under the pretext of changing their monies for the new currencies.
NATIONAL : Parliament to look at National Identification Bill
Friday, June 29 2007
The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Ernest Dumor  says  the National Identification Bill would soon be put before Parliament to be enacted into law.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Two destroy shrine.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court has remanded two farmers into police custody to reappear on July 12 for allegedly destroying a shrine at Akyem Ntronang in the Birim North District.
    
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Man kills girlfriend.
Friday, June 29 2007
A fitting mechanic, Seth Kotey, of Kwesimintsim Zongo near Takoradi was remanded into prison custody by a Sekondi District Magistrates’ Court for alleged murder.
 
NATIONAL : Legislature worried over increasing highway robbery.
Friday, June 29 2007
Members of Parliament touched on the increasing armed robber cases, especially those committed on the highways, and said more was needed to be done to tackle the issue.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : 30 years for human trafficking.
Friday, June 29 2007
A Tarkwa Circuit court, presided over by Mr. John Ajet Nassam has jailed a 21 year old farmer, Tekpey Abebrese, 30 years in hard labour for human trafficking.
ATWIMA-MPONUA : Government pays NYEP teachers t o the tune of 1.7 billion cedis.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Government has paid 1.7 billion cedis as salaries to 327 community teaching assistants employed under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Atwima-Mponua district during the past eight months.
WASSA WEST : 470 million cedi pre school opened.
Friday, June 29 2007
Tarkwa Ladies club has inaugurated a 470-million cedi Pre-Primary school building at a ceremony at Akoon near Tarkwa.
    
ASANTE AKIM : Banks urged to distribute wallets for the new GH Cedi.
Friday, June 29 2007
As part of measures to promote proper handling of the new Ghana Cedi and Pesewas, banks have been urged to distribute wallets to their clients to prolong the lifespan of the currency.
TAMALE : Hospital supported with 50 million cedis.
Friday, June 29 2007
Doctors World Wide (DWW), a British NGO operating in Northern Ghana dedicated to providing quality medical care to people in deprived communities presented a cheque for 50 million cedis to the authorities of Haj Adams Clinic in Tamale for early completion of ongoing work.
KMA : Gaddafi in town.
Friday, June 29 2007
Some residents of Kumasi defied the cold weather on Thursday night to welcome Libyan leader Muamar Al-Gaddafi to Kumasi, the Garden City.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH : NYEP health extension workers cautioned.
Friday, June 29 2007
Health extension workers employed under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Asante-Akim South district have been urged to eschew laziness and malingering towards duty.
      
NADOWLI : District predicted to be pace setters in gender mainstreaming.
Friday, June 29 2007
Wing Commander (Rtd) Eric Dakurah (rtd), District Chief Executive for Nadowli in the Upper West region, has urged members of the Nadowli District Assembly to ensure that in the delivery of services, the district distinguishes itself as a pace setter in gender mainstreaming.
    
KMA : President inaugurates three projects for KNUST.
Friday, June 29 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has underscored the need for tertiary institutions to continue to open its doors to private participation in the provision of in and out campus student accommodation to cater for the ever teeming student population currently outstripping available capacities.
NATIONAL : Lands Commission Bill before parliament.
Friday, June 29 2007
The new Lands Commission Bill has been drafted and submitted to Cabinet for consideration, Dr W. Odame Larbi, Project Director of the Land Administration Project, has said.
    
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA : District exceeds revenue target.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Assembly (AESDA) exceeded its Internal Revenue Generation target last year by eighty-six percent (86 percent) due to prudent policies measure put in place by the Assembly.
TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA : Assembly honours school.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Twifo-Heman-Lower Denkyira District Assembly has honoured Jukwa Secondary School for emerging champions in the Central Region Schools and Colleges soccer competition.
TAKORADI (SAEMA) : Student SRC apologise for disturbances.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Students Representative Council (SRC) of Takoradi Polytechnic has apologised to the innocent students, school management, residents of Effiakuma new site, the Polytechnic Council and the police for the disturbances that led to its closure on June 1, this year.
    
TAMALE : Newly created district assemblies in the north assisted.
Friday, June 29 2007
Gender Development Officers in the newly created District Assemblies in the Northern Region have received ten motorcycles valued at 300 million cedis.
    
NKORANZA : DMHIS includes school to encourage patronage.
Friday, June 29 2007
In a move to increase membership, the management of Nkoranza District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has initiated a plan under which schools in the area would serve as communities for the registration of pupils and students.
BECHEM (TANO SOUTH) : Students educate deaf students on redenomination.
Friday, June 29 2007
The Brong Ahafo Students Union organized a one-day sensitisation programme on the re-denomination of the cedi for the pupils of the School for the Deaf at Bechem.
KMA : President outdoors 20 new MMT buses.
Saturday, June 30 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has advised stakeholders of Metro Mass Transport (MMT) to put adequate measures in place to ensure sustainable management and efficient operation of the company.
KMA : President outdoors 20 new MMT buses.
Saturday, June 30 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has advised stakeholders of Metro Mass Transport (MMT) to put adequate measures in place to ensure sustainable management and efficient operation of the company.
WASSA WEST : School submerged.
Saturday, June 30 2007
Recent rainstorms had submerged parts of the Huni Valley Secondary School in the Wassa West District.
GA EAST : Kwabenya landfill site begins this year.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The Kwabenya landfill site project would begin this year and completed by June 2009, Mr Stanley Adjiri Blankson, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has said.
NATIONAL : Vigil for 44 Ghanaians murdered in the Gambia.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has said it would organize a vigil on Tuesday in honour of the 44 Ghanaians and six other Africans who were murdered in The Gambia two years ago.
GA EAST : AU launches African Development Fund.
Saturday, June 30 2007
A Pan-African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) would be launched on Saturday at the ongoing African Union Summit, Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu, Chairperson of the Fund, announced .
TAMALE : Seven disaster hit schools assisted.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The Inter-NGO Consortium operating in Tamale, presented 65 packets of roofing sheets worth 65 million cedis to the Tamale Disaster Relief Fund to assist re-roof seven disaster-hit schools in Tamale Metropolis.
TEMA : How GCB director was murdered.
Saturday, June 30 2007
A gang of four armed men last night stormed the house of the Deputy Managing Director in-charge of Operations of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Mr Rocco Frimpong at Sakumono Estates and shot him dead at close range.
 
NATIONAL : Why imprisoned African journalists should be released.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The media in Africa have asked African leaders to immediately and unconditionally release all imprisoned African journalists.
AMA : Contractors warned.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) warned contractors to desist from subjecting the assembly to public ridicule by abandoning projects soon after contracts are awarded.
 
AMA : Another massive decongestion exercise.
Saturday, June 30 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on Friday said it would on July 9 embark a massive decongestion exercise dubbed: "Operation Nimrod."
NATIONAL : Ghana to issue ECOWAS passports.
Saturday, June 30 2007
Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the ECOWAS Commission,appealed to Ghana to speed up the implementation of the common passport regime for member states, saying it was a key factor to bolstering the integration process.
NATIONAL : Ghana has 124 rural banks.
Saturday, June 30 2007
Mr. Kwadwo Baah- Wiredu, Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, on Friday re-affirmed Government’s commitment to support the growth of rural financial  systems in the country.
NATIONAL : 656 prisoners granted amnesty.
Saturday, June 30 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor in consultation with the Prisons Service Council on Friday granted amnesty to 656 prisoners on humanitarian grounds to commemorate Ghana’s 47th republican status on July 1.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Ten years for defilement.
Saturday, June 30 2007
A circuit court at Mpraeso has sentenced a 29-year-old farmer to ten years imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old girl at Kwahu Tafo.
GA EAST : Football match in honour of late Mufty Dabre.
Saturday, June 30 2007
Peace FM management has organised a football fun game in honour of the late Mufty Dabre of Peace FM. The match was between Peace FM Newsroom which represented Chelsea with the Head Coach, ie Editor Mr Monnie, (a.k.a. Jose Mourinho) and Mr Brenya as the team manager on the one hand.