SISSALA WEST:
Development will be fairly distributed-DCE
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Sissala West District Chief Executive, Mr Salifu Baluwie, has given the assurance that he will ensure an equitable distribution of development projects in the district for every community to get fair share of the national cake.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Call for policy on food hygiene
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Ghana Traditional Caterers Association has called for a comprehensive policy on food hygiene to curb the current mishandling of prepared food which they describe as dangerous and a threat
to public health.
TEMA:
Children fall on African leaders
Sunday, June 01 2008
African leaders have been urged to provide absolute security for children to enable them prepare adequately to face challenges and be better placed to become responsible future leaders.
(ABALEMKPE) AMA:
Women in vocation cry out
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Network of Women Artisans, an association of women into welding, spraying and electrical works, has appealed to government to implement the Community Open College system of the new education system which seeks to give opportunities to people who would like to have another start in education and skill training.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI EAST:
Unregistered motorbikes causing nuisance
Sunday, June 01 2008
Chief Superintendent of Police in charge of the newly created Kete-Krachi Divisional Command, Mr Slim Opoku Manford,  has advised the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority to establish offices in the Krachi area to curb the use of unregistered motorbikes there.
(NEW AYOMA) HOHOE:
Farmer held over death threat
Sunday, June 01 2008
A farmer at New Ayoma in the Hohoe District has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court for issuing a death threat against Cephas Dumenyo alias ’Chico’ also a farmer.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Assembly member suspended for misconduct
Sunday, June 01 2008
Assembly member for Manso-Kensere in the Amansie West District, Mrs. Esther Mensah, has been suspended by the assembly for improper conduct during meetings.
WA:
Affordable Housing Project sees light soon
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has announced that government is spending GH¢ 120 million on the Affordable Housing Project in six regions of the country.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Cable theft list endless
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Winneba Municipal court has remanded in prison custody Emmanuel Blankson, 29, for stealing a large quantity of conductor cables belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Winneba.
BOLGATANGA:
Support in form of micro finance
Sunday, June 01 2008
About 3,500 people in Upper East Region are to benefit from a GH¢610,000  financial assistance under the Micro Finance Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).
(JUABEN) EJISU JUABEN:
Teachers schooled on educational reforms
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Directorate of Education has organised a two-day workshop at Juaben on the effective implementation of the new educational reform and the syllabus for over 200 basic school teachers drawn from Juaben and Ofoase circuits.
NSAWAM:
Police impounds 399 kg suspected cocaine
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Kibi and Nsawam police in a joint operation have impounded 399 kilogrammes of suspected cocaine in a vehicle with  registration number GT 3359 Z, belonging to Evowe Logistics Company at Teshie
in Accra.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Improved accomodation facilities for health workers
Sunday, June 01 2008
Government has stepped up efforts to improve upon accommodation facilities for health workers in the Ashanti Region as part of measures to motivate them to work harder.
WA:
HIV/AIDS at it again
Sunday, June 01 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson, has expressed concern about the recent rise in HIV cases in the region from 2.6 per cent in 2006 to 3.3 per cent in 2007.
TAMALE:
External food aid to phase out
Monday, June 02 2008
The World Food Programme (WFP), in collaboration with the government of Ghana is committed to phasing out external food aid in the country by 2010.
(KPALE) HO:
Kpale Faith Church members now attend hospital
Monday, June 02 2008
Ghana Health Service (GHS) outreaches over the past few years has convinced some members of the Kpale (Xorse) Faith Church, at Kpale, in the Ho Municipality  to report at health care facilities and use prescribed drugs when sick.
SUNYANI:
Kumasi-based armed robbers arrested
Monday, June 02 2008
Two Kumasi-based alleged armed robbers have been arrested by the police in Sunyani while on their way to Techiman to sell an Opel Astra taxi cab they snatched from its owner at knife point at Antwikrom, near Sunyani.
(TRABUOM) ATWIMA-KWANWOMA:
Give quality education to the girl-child
Monday, June 02 2008
Parents and guardians have been asked to  ensure that  their children, especially the girl-child are given quality education to be able to face the future as well as play meaningful roles in the socio-economic development of the country.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
Security personnel cautioned
Monday, June 02 2008
Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, has advised military and police personnel deployed to restore peace in the Bunkprugu/Yunyoo District to remain professional in the discharge of their duties.
(MAMPONG) SEKYERE WEST:
Need for Modernised agriculture
Monday, June 02 2008
The Director of Agricultural Extension at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr. Agyekum Asabere, has underscored the need for the nation to modernize her agriculture to make the sector more economically rewarding.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN rallies behind Black Stars
Monday, June 02 2008
Black Stars’ communication sponsor, MTN, has unveiled its “Global Activity Plan" towards the 2010 World Cup and to promote Ghana’s quest of reaching another World Cup finals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adebayor visits Manhyia
Monday, June 02 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu said this in a message delivered on his behalf when Togolese and Arsenal FC striker, Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor paid a courtesy call on him at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Thursday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Monday, June 02 2008
Here are the results of the 22nd Week matches of the Onetouch Premier League encounters played on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold spank Visiting Real Sportive
Monday, June 02 2008
Obuasi Ashanti Gold F/C spanked Tema Real Sportive 3-1 in their 22nd Week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Len Clay sports stadium at Obuasi on Saturday.
WA:
45 boreholes for communities in UW
Monday, June 02 2008
Communities  in the Upper West Region that have been faced with critical water supply are to be provided with  45 boreholes by the Community Water and Sanitation Agency, (CWSA) to stem the spread of water-borne related diseases in the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben F/C pip RTU
Monday, June 02 2008
Kessben F/C on Saturday played a determined game to pip Real Tamale United (RTU) 1-0 in their second round 22nd Week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese on the Lake Bosumtwi road.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars lose heavily at Sekondi
Monday, June 02 2008
Sekondi Hasaacas on Saturday white washed visiting Wa All Stars 4-1 in their 22nd Week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Sekondi Stadium near Essipong.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics/All Blacks split points
Monday, June 02 2008
Bottom placed club, Accra Great Olympics today put up a splendid performance to hold Gamba All Blacks to a goalless draw in their 22nd week clash of the Onetouch Premier League at Swedru Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko hold Liberty
Monday, June 02 2008
Liberty Professionals and Kumasi Asante Kotoko settled for a one draw in a 22nd week league game played at the El Wak Stadium on Saturday.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWE:
Hospital upgraded as National TB Training Centre
Monday, June 02 2008
The Kuntanase government hospital in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti Region has been upgraded to  the status of National Tuberculosis (TB) Training Centre to train health personnel on the proper and effective way of research into TB control.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Narrow escape for Togo
Monday, June 02 2008
Togo’s Hawks launched their campaign to the 2010 World Cup and African Cup of Nations on a bright note with a lone goal victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia in a Group 11 clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dream start for Stars
Monday, June 02 2008
The Senior National Team, the Black Stars on Sunday spanked the Greens of Libya 3-0 in their opening encounter of the 2010 FIFA World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations (ACN) Qualifying Series played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Burkina Faso stun Tunisia
Monday, June 02 2008
Burkina Faso scored two late goals to shock their hosts Tunisia in Rades in Group 9 of the 2010 World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Give due recognition to chiefs-officia
Monday, June 02 2008
A Director at the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, has observed that unlike the recognition of their rightful roles in the pre-independence era, traditional authorities have now been relegated to the background and are only called in to grace occasions.
LAWRA:
Water system for Lawra
Monday, June 02 2008
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface has inspected a 500 Ghana cedis Lawra Small Town Water system which is to provide about 27,000 gallons of water to the township.
LAWRA:
Water system for Lawra
Monday, June 02 2008
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface has inspected a 500 Ghana cedis Lawra Small Town Water system which is to provide about 27,000 gallons of water to the township.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Sellas delight at Stars start
Monday, June 02 2008
Ghana coach, Sellas Tetteh believes the Black Stars have made a good start to their campaign for places at the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup following a home victory over Libya.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Renew all mining leases now -Sorogho
Monday, June 02 2008
Deputy ranking, Parliament Select Committee on mining and environment, Alhaji Amadu Sorogho, has called on all mining companies to submit their leases for rectification and approval by Parliament without any further delay.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Match crush kills Liberian fans
Monday, June 02 2008
At least eight Liberian football fans have died in Monrovia during their country’s opening qualifier for the 2010 World Cup with The Gambia.
ACCRA:
Malaria competition winners awarded
Monday, June 02 2008
Participating schools in the Medicine for Malaria Drawing Competition were presented with their awards with a call on them to help spread the message of malaria prevention among the people.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Three footbridges for Nsawam
Monday, June 02 2008
Three footbridges are to be constructed at Nsawam to facilitate movement of people in view of the construction of a dual carriageway from Ofankor to the town.
TEMA:
TOR starts aviation fuel discharge
Monday, June 02 2008
The Tema Oil Refinery has taken delivery of Aviation Turbine Kerosene through one of the five loading and discharging arms at the oil jetty of the Tema main harbour.
(DOMINASE) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Smooth transportaion for ’golden pod’ soon
Monday, June 02 2008
The Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, Presidential Initiatives and Private Sector Development, Mr. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to helping to improve the living standards of the people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Toppmoller close to Ghana job
Monday, June 09 2008
Former Bayer Leverkusen and Georgia coach Klaus Toppmoller is pondering an offer to become Ghana boss.
TAMALE:
Regional Minister sympatizes with accident victims
Monday, June 02 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, has visited National Democratic Congress accident victims on admission at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
    
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Joyce Aryee calms Ghanaian nerves
Monday, June 02 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Miss Joyce Aryee, has said the rising cost of wheat, rice and their related food products on the world market must not scare Ghanaians.
TAMALE:
Common Fund disbursement starts this week
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Office of the Administrator of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund (DACF), would this week start the disbursement of GH¢ 55.15 million to the 170 district assemblies countrywide as funds for the first quarter of 2008.
KUMASI:
Germany partners Kumasi in development
Monday, June 02 2008
The Ashanti Regional Co-ordinating Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the German Development Corporation to promote local and regional economic development in the region.
(FORIKROM) TECHIMAN:
NGO in productivity assistance
Monday, June 02 2008
The Techiman sub-project coordinator of Heifier International-Ghana has commended  Abrono Organic Farming Project (ABOFAP) at Forikrom for not abusing the privileges given to its farmers to engage in productive agriculture.
(KALEO) NADOWLI:
Ensure campaigns are issues based
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Chiefs have been urged to  ensure that  political parties deal with issues in their campaign when they come compaigning in their communities in order to ensure a violence-free elections.
TAMALE :
Call on government to release feeding grants
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Catholic Women in the Northern Region, have appealed to the government to, as a matter of urgency, release in full, the feeding grant for northern schools to avoid creating an artificial education gap between the north and the south.
WA:
Veep launches book at Wa
Tuesday, June 03 2008
A 111- page novel, titled; "Child of Death," dedicated to orphans has been launched by the Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, in Wa at a brief ceremony.
(AHOMAHOMASU) FANTEAKWA:
Teachers upgrade skills
Tuesday, June 03 2008
A four-day training workshop for selected teachers on the acquisition of language and literacy skills ended at separate centres at Ahomahomasu and Bosuso.
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Uphold women/children rights
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Deputy Minister of Women and Children, Mr Daniel Dugan, has charged law enforcement agencies to treat as urgent, issues relating to the abuse of Women and Children’s Rights.
ACCRA:
MTN launches 2008 care challenge
Tuesday, June 03 2008
MTN, a leading Mobile Phone Network in the country has launched its community development programme dubbed; “21 Days of Yello Care 2008” in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics management rescind decision
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The seven-man management committee of Ghanaian Premier League side,Great Olympics,who resigned last week, have been made to rescind their decision by the club’s board.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars off to Lesotho
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Coach Sellas Tetteh says he expects to pick up a second successive on Sunday as Ghana flew out for their next 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympique Marseille target Mousa Narry
Tuesday, June 03 2008
French Ligue 1 side,Olympique Marseille,have targeted Ghana international Moussa Narry,for a possible summer move.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Vincent Odoi-Tei in for Zakour
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The board of Hearts of Oak has accepted the resignation of Harry Zakour and named former management member,Vincent Odoi-Tei to take interim charge of the club.
ACCRA:
LEAP funds released for disbursement
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The government ha released GH¢72,784.00 for disbursement to recipients under the livelihood empowerment against poverty (LEAP) programme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ref. Lamptey gets appointment
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Ghanaian official, Joseph Lamptey has been named as a match referee for one of the weekend’s games in the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barusso belongs to Roma
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The agent of Ghana international Ahmed Barusso has stated that his ward will return to Italian giants,AS Roma,after a loan spell with Turkish side Galatasary.
ACCRA:
Nuclear energy plant by 2018 – Dr Aggrey-Ntim
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Minister of Communication, Dr. Benjamin Aggrey-Ntim, has announced that cabinet has agreed that Ghana should have nuclear energy power plant by 2018 to produce 400 megawatts of electricity to production from hydro and thermal sources.
(ANLOGA) KETA:
Help revive ANSECO Education Endowment Fund
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Headmaster of Anlo Senior High School, Mr Wilberforce Azumah, has appealed to old students of the school to assist in reviving the school’s endowment fund established in support of brilliant but needy students.
CAPE COAST:
Do not impose schools and courses on students
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Mrs. Gladys Micah, The Head of Counselling Unit of the Central Regional Directorate of Ghana Education Service, Mrs. Gladys Micah, has appealed to parents to desist from forcing their children to attend certain senior high schools or imposing courses on them.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tawrick Jibril seals Atletico Move
Tuesday, June 03 2008
After initially expressing their dissatisfaction on some portions of the terms involved in Tawrick Jibril’s transfer to Spanish La Liga side, Atletico Madrid, the management of Accra Hearts of Oak has finally released the player to go for his medical with the Spanish outfit.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stay focused and qualify
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih has urged the Black Stars to stay focused to ensure their qualification for both the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Be committed to your academic pursuits
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Kumasi Metropolitan Director of Education, Mr Joseph Onyinah, has stressed the need for students to be committed to their academic pursuits to enable them play positive roles in the socio-economic development of the nation.
ACCRA:
Three in court over cocaine
Tuesday, June 03 2008
A Ghanaian and two Togolese who were arrested at Nsawam at the weekend with 399 parcels of cocaine appeared before the Greater Accra Regional Tribunal on Monday on various charges of illegal possession of drugs.
ACCRA:
Ghana leads Africa telecommunication
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Ghana has been selected to preside over the meeting of the African group in the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly to be held in Johannesburg in South Africa in October.
SUNYANI:
Small loans disbursements continue
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Microfinance and Small Loans Scheme (MASLOC) on Tuesday launched its Brong-Ahafo Regional centre with the disbursement of GH¢ 1.8 million to 3,057 beneficiaries made up 134 groups in the region.
AMANSIE WEST :
Assembly Member Suspended
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Assembly member for Manso-Kensere in the Amansie West District of Ashanti, Esther Mensah, has been suspended by the assembly for improper conduct during meetings.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Guiness Congratulates Black Stars
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Guinness, official beverage sponsor of the Black Stars, has sent a congratulatory message to the Stars for the splendid style in which they kicked off their 2010 World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifying campaign, by thrashing Libya 3-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium last Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts play Lions Tomorrow
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Inconsistent Accra Hearts of Oak’s resolve to finish as one of the top four clubs in the on-going Onetouch Premier League will face yet another tough test when they cross swords with Kpando Hearts of Lions at the Ohene Djan Stadium tomorrow.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Liberia death toll rises to nine
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The number of fans who died at Sunday’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Gambia in Monrovia has risen to nine.
TALENSI-NABDAM :
Slow implementation of NHIS is a worry
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Participants at the People’s Assembly forum held at Tongo, the district capital for the Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper Bast  Region, have expressed concern about the long delay in   the establishment of a  National Health Insurance  Scheme (NHIS) in the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien Not Moving To Inter
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The agent of Chelsea star Michael Essien has categorically denied stories suggesting that Inter are trying to sign his client.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman death toll now three
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Three people are reported dead and several others, including police personnel injured, in a clash between the Ashaiman Police and commercial drivers over wrongful parking at Ashaiman, on Tuesday morning.
(GARU) GARU TEMPANE:
Guinea fowl expansion project for Garu-Tempane
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Garu-Tempane District is to receive an amount of GH¢ 50,000 from the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) to expand a Guinea Fowl and small ruminant rearing programme that started on a pilot basis last year.
(BUNSO) EAST AKIM:
MCE in productivity call
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The East Akim Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Emmanuel Victor Asihene, has stressed the need for Trade Unions to work towards the welfare, progress the growth of their institutions.
(NYANKPALA) TAMA:
Industrial attachment encouraged
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor David Miller, has urged students of the university to take the "Third Trimester Field Practical Programme", (TTFPP) of the university seriously as it is what distinguishes the institution from other universities.
(KOLOGO) KASSENA NANKANA:
Canada’s support still in wait
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Flood victims in the Upper East Region have appealed to the Canadian government to support them with farm inputs.
WA:
’Poultry development rests on legilation’
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Poultry Development Board has called on the government to enact a law to support its establishment to enable it effectively carry out its mandate for the growth of the poultry industry.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
People’s Assembly gets even closer
Tuesday, June 03 2008
A cross-section of the public in the Asante Akim South District were on Monday offered a platform to ask government officials questions on pertinent issues affecting their livelihood at a people’s assembly held at Juaso.
ACCRA:
Parliament okays Owusu-Adjapong, judges
Tuesday, June 03 2008
Parliament has approved the Member of Parliament for Akim Swedru, Mr. Felix Owusu-Adjapong as Minister of Energy.
HO:
Police Superintendent sustains gun-shot wounds
Tuesday, June 03 2008
The Ho Municipal Police Commander, Superintendent Theophilus Tetteh-Nartey, is on admission at the Volta Regional Hospital, with serious injuries incurred, when he attempted to arrest an intruder, who entered the Volta Regional Minister’s residency on Monday night.
ACCRA:
Food prices to go down
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Minister of Information Stephen Asamoah-Boateng has assured Ghanaians of reduction in prices of imported food items as soon as the Parliamentary processes were completed.
CAPE COAST:
Court remands farmer
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A Circuit Court in Cape Coast has remanded Yaw Boabeng, a 30-year-old farmer, for allegedly stealing and assaulting a Muslim while he was praying.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Navy patrol team arrests fishermen
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A Navy patrol team from the Western Naval Base at Sekondi has arrested four fishermen who were operating near the oil rig at Cape Three Points.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
GJA interacts with assembly
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) , Mr. Philip K. Nkrumah, has conceded that there was the need for the various district assemblies to be involved in the fee fixing resolutions.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Farmer allegedly removes eyeball of driver’s mate
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Kwaku Ankrah, a 35-year-old farmer who allegedly slashed a driver with a knife and also removed an eye of his mate, has been remanded in prison custody until June 16 by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(BREKUMASO) WEST AKIM:
Americans build school in West Akyem
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Work has started on an ultra-modern 250,000 United States dollars School Complex for the Islamic Primary School at Brekumaso, near Asamankese being funded by the American Embassy in Ghana.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
People hail government
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Bawku West District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Desmond Bugibilla, has commended the Government for the introduction of the School Feeding and the Capitation Grant programmes saying they have improved education in the area.
NKORANZA:
War against owners of stray animals
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Officials of the Environmental Health  Division of the Nkoranza South District, has waged war against livestock  keepers who allow their animals to stray in the streets of the area.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
“Legalise our operations”- Chainsaw operators
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Some illegal chainsaw operators in the Asante-Akim South District have appealed to the Forestry authorities to legalise their operations by issuing them with licenses or permits.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Over 400 people rendered homeless
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A severe rainstorm has hit Dwenewoho and Domeabra, both farming communities in the Nkoranza North District rendering more than 400 people homeless and destroying properties worth thousands of Ghana cedis.
ACCRA:
Union backs government’s mining move
Monday, June 09 2008
The Ghana Mines Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress, has lend its support to government’s decision to set up a committee to review public perceptions about the mining sector.
ACCRA:
TEWU Fund takes off in July
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has established a Fund that would enable it to be economically self sufficient and assist members with credit facilities.
(ASIWA) BOSOME-FREHO:
GH¢1.144 million to complete projects
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The newly created Bosome-Freho District Assembly has approved GH¢1.144 million to complete some projects, which were not completed by the former assembly.
HO:
Regional Minister’s residence attacked
Wednesday, June 04 2008
An attacker whose name was given as Dan from Dekpor near Dzodze, was reportedly shot dead by the Police in Ho when he attempted to break into the Regional Minister’s apartment at about 2200 hours on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barclays Golf to take off
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The twice-postponed Barclays Bank Ghana Limited Invitational Golf Championship would now tee off at the Achimota Golf course in Accra on Saturday, June 14.
BOLGATANGA:
NGOs help flood victims
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Over one hundred communities that were affected by the drought and flood in the three Northern Regions would be receiving assistance from Action Aid Ghana and CARE International to improve their livelihood and security.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Consider a local Coach
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Member of Parliament for Akrofuom, in the Ashanti Region, Mr Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah has made a strong case for the consideration of a local coach for the senior national football team, the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU seek to make amends
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Three outstanding games in the OneTouch Premier League would be cleared Wednesday afternoon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana begins preparations
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Ghana’s playing squad have commenced preparations in Bloemfontein ahead of Sunday’s 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match against Lesotho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Retired Footballers congratulate Stars
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana RENFAG, wishes congratulate the entire Black Stars team and its technical handlers as well as the management team for their resounding victory over the Greens of Libya at the Babayara Sports Stadium last Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chelsea plot shock Muntari move
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Sulley Muntari has emerged as a shock target for Chelsea Football Club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe and Buaben, optimistic
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Two players of the senior national team, the Black Stars have expressed optimism about the chances of the team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup/ Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Ghana drops in FIFA rankings
Wednesday, June 04 2008
Cameroon has overtaken Ghana as the highest ranked African Football Nation in the latest monthly ratings released by world football governing body FIFA.
(AWUDUA) PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY:
’Accommodate dissenting views during campaign’
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Prestea-Huni Valley District Chief Executive, Mr Emmanuel Kwasi Ayensu, has appealed to electorate to accommodate dissenting views during the campaign towards Election 2008.
    
(KWASO) EJISU-JUABEN:
Rural development high on agenda
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Dean of the Faculty of Planning and Land Economy of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Professor Sam Afrane, has urged Non-Governmental Organisations, civil society groups and other institutions to organise debates for presidential aspirants.
(LIKPE) HOHOE:
’SRCs must demonstrate discipline’
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Hohoe District Director of Education, Ms Juliet B. Kumah,  has entreated Student Representative Councils (SRCs) of second cycle schools, to demonstrate good leadership qualities and discipline to promote peace and uninterrupted academic work.
(ADAKLU-HAVE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
NGO to the rescue of Adaklu-Have
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The World Mission Outreach Fellowship International, a USA based Christian NGO, is to assist the people of Adaklu-Have in the Adaklu Anyigbe District with their perennial water problem.
(BUNSO) EAST AKIM:
Hub port for Ghana soon
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Ministry of Harbours and Railways is supporting the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to pursue its policy objective to transfer one of the country’s seaports into a hub port.
(DONKORKROM) KWAHU NORTH:
Donkorkrom Presbyterian Hospital expanded
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A 20-bed male ward for the Donkorkrom Presbyterian Hospital in the Kwahu North District has been inaugurated.
ACCRA:
School Feeding Programme gets even better
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A total of 987 schools with a pupil population of 447, 714 are benefiting from the School Feeding Programme in 138 districts as at December 31, last year.
(NYANKUMASE AHENKRON) ASSIN SOUTH:
Assin Atandasu outdoors Queenmother
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A 35-year-old teacher and journalist, Miss Florence Abena Dablah, has been outdoored as the new queen mother of Assin Atandasu Traditional Area under the stool name of Nana Abena Gyamfuwaa II.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman clash invetigations begin
Wednesday, June 04 2008
A three-member committee has been formed by the Ashaiman Municipal Security Committee to investigate circumstances that led to Tuesday’s riot between commercial drivers and police at Ashaiman that claimed two lives and injured many others.
(DONKORKROM) KWAHU NORTH:
District Rural Technology Facility inaugurated
Wednesday, June 04 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram Asiedu, has inaugurated the Kwahu North District Technology Facility, a subsidiary of the Rural Enterprise Project at Donkorkrom.
( ASIKUMA) HO:
Four arrest for indian hemp
Thursday, June 05 2008
Four persons including a driver and his mate were arrested at Asikuma Barrier by officials of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), with 14 sacks of substances, believed to be Indian hemp.
ACCRA:
Fair Wages Commission report in July
Thursday, June 05 2008
The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission set up by government is to submit its final report on the new single spine salary structure on July 31.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFUTU-SENYA:
Centre on Dr Nkrumah’s collections established
Thursday, June 05 2008
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Research Centre has been established in Winneba to assist the academic programmes of the University of Education, Winneba and other institutes of higher learning.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
Flood victims get assistance
Thursday, June 05 2008
Four hundred and seventy six households people in six communities affected by floods in the Bunkprugu –Yunyoo District of the Northern Region are being assisted to farm this year.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Support for HIV/AIDS patients
Thursday, June 05 2008
The Indian Women Association in Ghana (IWA) has presented GH 3,000 cedis to Pro-link, a Non overnmental Organization, to support people living with HIV/AIDS, particularly children.
ACCRA:
Science, Technology Endowment Fund launched
Thursday, June 05 2008
Science and technology research in the country is to receive a boost, with the establishment of an Endowment Fund, the first of its kind in Ghana’s history.
(DONKRO-NKWANTA) NKORANZA :
District launches Tuberculosis Day
Thursday, June 05 2008
Nkoranza South District Chief Executive, Mr. James Kwabena Appiah-Awuah, has advised tuberculosis patients to seek medical attention that is free.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions worsen Hearts woes
Thursday, June 05 2008
The troubles of Accra Hearts of Oak seem not to be far from over as they continue to record poor results in the ongoing Onetouch Premiership.
(NSAWAM) AKWAPIM SOUTH:
Market women commend MP
Thursday, June 05 2008
The Member of Parliament for Aburi-Nsawam Constituency, and Deputy Minister of Transportation, Mr. Magnus Opare Asamoah has been commended by the Queenmother of the Nsawam Market Women’s Association, Madam Yaa Ntobea, for expanding the market.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU pip Kotoko
Thursday, June 05 2008
Real Tamale United (RTU) on Wednesday impressively played their hearts out to snatch the three maximum points from visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko when they defeated them with a lone goal in their Onetouch outstanding Premier League match played on Wednesday at the Tamale Sports stadium.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Re-introduce Operation Feed Yourself – Chief
Thursday, June 05 2008
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II, has called on the government to re-introduce “Operation Feed Yourself” as a measure to revitalise farming.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna shock Faisal
Thursday, June 05 2008
Kumasi-based King Faisal were held to a 2-2 drawn game by visiting Zaytuna United of Accra in their second round outstanding Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
TAMALE:
"Don’t meddle in politics"- Minister warns
Thursday, June 05 2008
Minister of Information and National Orientation (MINO), Mr. Steven Asamoah Boateng, has warned information officers against using their positions to engage in partisan politics.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
IPMC Hockey League Results
Thursday, June 05 2008
At the end of the 2nd week of the IPMC Hockey League, defending Champions Exchequers of Bank of Ghana and rivals Golden Sticks of Ghana Commercial Bank settled for a one all draw on Saturday May 31st in the Men A-League Division.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Boxing championship at Sunyani
Thursday, June 05 2008
Brong-Ahafo Regional Sports Council is to host this year’s Inter-Regional amateur boxing championship in Sunyani from June 11-16.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Drivers fined for road obstruction
Thursday, June 05 2008
A Kumasi Circuit Court, has fined two drivers GH¢500 each for causing road obstruction.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA rules out Sellas Tetteh
Thursday, June 05 2008
The Ghana Football Association has ruled out stop-gap coach Sellas Tetteh out of the Black Stars coaching job despite a bright start in the joint 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-SENYA:
Farmer remanded for murder
Thursday, June 05 2008
Kwesi Odoom, a-38-year old farmer from Gomoa Takyiam has been remanded in prison custody by a Winneba Municipal Magistrate Court for allegedly murdering one Kojo Takyi, 30, from the same town.
BOLGATANGA:
Rate of unsafe abortion is worrying – Specialist
Thursday, June 05 2008
The rate at which cases of unsafe abortion are reported to Health Care Centres in the Upper East Region is worryingly high, Dr. Abdul-Razak Dokurugu, a Reproductive Health Management
Specialist on Wednesday said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts coach rescinds decision
Thursday, June 05 2008
Hearts of Oak coach,Eyal Lachman,has rescinded his decision to quit the club and see through the remaining of his 18-months contract with club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah inspires colleagues
Thursday, June 05 2008
Black Stars skipper John Mensah says Ghana must approach Sunday’s game with the same passion and commitment that got them off to a good start in the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Libya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Man Utd to play Pompey in Nigeria
Thursday, June 05 2008
Manchester United will travel to Nigeria to play fellow Premier League side Portsmouth in a friendly in July.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi South Hospital refurbished
Thursday, June 05 2008
An Israeli medical engineering team has handed over the refurbished Maternal and Baby Unit (MBU) facility at the Kumasi South Hospital to the hospital officials at a ceremony in Kumasi.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI:
Nurses can do better - Director
Thursday, June 05 2008
Nurses have been urged to intensify education on preventive health care and proper nutrition in order to improve the health of the people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Eto’o apologises for head butt
Thursday, June 05 2008
Cameroon and Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has apologised for head butting a journalist.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
European clubs in Kingson chase
Thursday, June 05 2008
Ghana international goalkeeper Richard Kingson is poised to join a major European team before the start of next season.
(OBEYEYIE) GA WEST:
NGO to community’s rescue
Thursday, June 05 2008
The people of Obeyeyie, a sand winning and farming community, near Amasaman in the Ga West District, on Thursday heaved a sigh of relief when they received the first consignment of bio-sand water filters from International Aid (IA), a Christian non-governmental organization.
NADOWLI:
Tragedy at Nadowli
Thursday, June 05 2008
Seventeen members of the junior cadets of Knight of Saint John International at Nadowli have been involved in a lorry accident resulting in the amputation of the left hands of three of them at the Wa Regional Hospital.
HO:
Minister’s concern over botched attach
Thursday, June 05 2008
The botched attack directed at the Volta Regional Minister, Mr. Kofi Dzamesi by an intruder in the Ho Residency on Monday night is part of planned attacks on high profile personalities in the region.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
’Hit and run’ driver surrenders
Thursday, June 05 2008
The 35-year-old tipper truck driver who bolted after his truck had been involved in an accident with five taxi cabs resulting in the death of one of drivers, Kwesi Opoku, has surrendered to the Kasoa police.
ACCRA:
CAL Bank’s problem unresolved
Friday, June 06 2008
Shareholders of CAL Bank would have to wait a little longer to know the fate of Mr. Frank Adu Jnr., the Managing Director, whose removal as a Director of the Bank was one of the major resolutions at the Extra-Ordinary General Meeting held in Accra.
HO:
Attack on Minister was masterminded
Friday, June 06 2008
The botched attempt by an intruder to attack the Volta Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Dzamesi at his official residence last Monday was said to be masterminded, intelligence reports suggested.
(SEKONDI) SEKONDI-TAKORADI:
Teacher sentenced to death
Friday, June 06 2008
A seven-member jury has unanimously passed the death sentence on Clement Kwofie Andwi Aka, a trained teacher for killing Innocent Kobiri, a National Service Personnel and maiming his (Clement) fiancée in 2005.
ACCRA:
Ghana, Ivory Coast to intensify tourism
Friday, June 06 2008
The Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Mrs Oboshie Sai Cofie, has urged Ghana and Ivory Coast to collaborate effectively to benefit from the tourism potential of each country.
NATIONAL :
French business delegation to visit Ghana
Friday, June 06 2008
A delegation of French businessmen, organised by French Business Confederation (MEDEF), will visit Ghana from June 10-12 to evaluate the general business climate in Ghana and promote exchange and investments opportunities.
OBUASI:
Effects of mining activities launched
Friday, June 06 2008
A study conducted on the effects of mining activities on Obuasi and its surrounding areas has found high level of heavy metals such as iron, arsenic and manganese in most streams in the area.
SUNYANI:
Payroll enquiry center to be established
Friday, June 06 2008
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department is to establish a call centre to provide an avenue for public servants to make enquiries on payroll related issues free of charge in any part of the country.
SUNYANI:
Campaign against fog and auxiliary lights
Friday, June 06 2008
A 15-member committee comprising members of the National Road Safety Commission, Department of Vehicle Licensing Authority and the Regional National Fire Service is to embark on an educational campaign in Brong Ahafo to sensitise the public on the negative effects and wrong use of fog and auxiliary lights.
SHAMA :
Plant a tree today-Minister
Friday, June 06 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, said climate change was affecting all sectors of the economy.
NATIONAL:
Victims of xenophobic attacks to return home
Friday, June 06 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa to provide the needed assistance to Ghanaian victims of the recent xenophobic attacks ready to return home.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Vote on issues, competency and dedication
Friday, June 06 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Ablekuma Central Constituency, Mr Theophilus Tetteh Chaie, has urged electorates to vote on issues, competency and dedication of people.
(PARLIAMENT):
Independent enquiry into Ashaiman shooting
Friday, June 06 2008
Parliament has called for an independent body to go into the shooting incident at Ashaiman on June 3, which resulted in casualties including the deaths of two people.
(WINNEBA) GOMOA:
Negative attitude towards prisoners is dangerous
Friday, June 06 2008
A Director of the Ghana Prisons Service in-charge of Finance and Administration, Mrs. Matilda Baffour-Awuah has attributed the vicious cycle of crime in society to the reluctance of the public to welcome ex-convicts into their fold.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah confident of Stars progress
Friday, June 06 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has congratulated his colleagues for a good start in their World Cup qualifiers, urging the Black Stars to carry their form into the next three games.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
IPMC Hockey League Preview
Friday, June 06 2008
The IPMC Hockey League enters the 3rd week on Friday and Saturday at the National Hockey Pitch.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens to break Nigeria jinx
Friday, June 06 2008
Ghana Under-17 female team will attempt to avenge defeat when they play Nigeria in a fifa World Cup qualifier on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lesotho may surprise Stars
Friday, June 06 2008
Lesotho are eyeing a giant killing feat against Ghana on Sunday as they bid to get their 2010 African and World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Injury sidelines Muntari
Friday, June 06 2008
Ghana midfielder,Sulley Muntari,has been ruled out of the Black Stars joint 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boateng Makes "Dream Team"
Friday, June 06 2008
Derek Boateng was the only Ghanaian player to have made it to the  "Dream Team" of the Israeli League for the 2007/08 season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wakassu seals Spain move
Friday, June 06 2008
Ghana starlet Mubarak Wakaso has signed a five-year deal with Spanish division two side,Elche FC.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Thugs invade Tamale Girls International School
Friday, June 06 2008
The Tamale Girls International School Complex in the Tamale Metropolis is being invaded and harassed by thugs who disturb the peace and disrupt teaching and learning.
(ASUBONE) KWAHU WEST:
No excuse as policies make way
Friday, June 06 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram Asiedu, has urged parents to send their children to school to enable them to acquire knowledge and skills needed for national development.
    
(ACCRA) AMA:
Road development high on agenda
Friday, June 06 2008
The Ministry of Transportation has prepared a national classified road network document to help District Assemblies to prioritise road development projects.
(ASAKRAKA) KWAHU SOUTH:
History written with Fulanis, Assemblies collaboration
Friday, June 06 2008
A unique collaboration between the Kwahu South and East District Assemblies, Chiefs and Fulani Herdsmen within the two districts is expected to see to the establishment of cattle ranches to confine cattle to prevent further destruction of crops.
(BANTAMA) KMA:
’Save a life with widow’s mite’
Friday, June 06 2008
The Department of Social Welfare has appealed to the public to come to the aid of a four-year-old ailing boy, Master Bright Agyare-Gyasi to undergo an emergency hydrocephalic operation at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.
SAVELUGU NANTON:
UNICEF ’rides’ out guinea worm
Friday, June 06 2008
The European Commission and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have provided 40 motorcycles to nine district assemblies in the Northern Region to help monitor activities of the Integrated Approach to Guinea Worm Eradication through Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene project in the region.
(YAWHIMA) SUNYANI:
Metro ride for Yawhima soon
Friday, June 06 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, on Friday told the chief and people of Yawhima, near Sunyani, that he will ensure that the Metro Mass Transit and Ghana Private Road Transport Union extend their services to the community.
    
ACCRA:
Chieftaincy Bill passed at last
Friday, June 06 2008
Parliament on Friday passed the Chieftaincy Bill after 37 years of its introduction.
JIRAPA:
Feeding Grant, contractors take centre stage
Friday, June 06 2008
Delays in the release of feeding grants to Senior High Schools, poor performance of road contractors and lack of irrigation facilities to promote dry season farming, dominated issues raised at this year’s Peoples Assembly in the Upper West Region.
(KUTANASE) BOSOMTWE:
School presented with school block
Saturday, June 07 2008

A GH¢60,000 cedi block for Saint George’s Girls Vocational Institute at Kuntanase in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti was inaugurated.

HOHOE:
Graphic Designer in court
Saturday, June 07 2008

Antoinne Novelty Kpodo, a 30-year old graphic designer, has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court with deceit of public officer and stealing GH¢2,000 belonging to the Hohoe branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).  
 

HO:
Provide Ho Poly with more security lights
Saturday, June 07 2008

Criminals have taken advantage of poor security lighting in and around the Ho Polytechnic to harass students and people living in the area.

HOHOE:
No spirituality in HIV/AIDS
Saturday, June 07 2008

Ms. Emma Amuzu, in-charge of Counselling and Testing Unit of the Hohoe District Hospital said there is no element of spirituality in the spread of HIV/AIDS pandemic.

HO:
Land dispute reaches delicate stage
Saturday, June 07 2008

The resolve of the Chiefs and people of Nkonya and Alavanyo to permanently put to rest an over-80-year-old, often bloody land dispute, would be put to a crucial test on Monday June 9 at the Bishop Koninigs Social Centre in Ho.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Security guard in court
Saturday, June 07 2008

Frank Ayisi, a 32-year-old security guard has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with stealing 1,000 meters of cables valued at 1,300 Ghana cedis, the property of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

(ACCRA) FEATURE:
HIV/AIDS orphan shares her story
Saturday, June 07 2008

Many school children worldwide are suffering because they have been diagnosed HIV/AIDS patients having contracted the disease from their parents either through birth or the use of common sharp instruments like blade, knives or scissors.

SHAMA:
“Ghanaian Voice” reporter is Best Environmental Journalist
Saturday, June 07 2008

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has adjudged Mr Edmund Smith-Asante of the Ghanaian Voice, the 2006 Best Environmental Journalist.
 

(ACCRA) FEATURE:
Does the average Ghanaian understand the economy?
Saturday, June 07 2008

The news of the reduction of taxes on rice and other agricultural products as well as various mechanisms to cushion the average Ghanaian against the impact of the high oil prices on the world market came with mixed feelings

(ELMINA):
Use new technologies to curb bank fraud
Saturday, June 07 2008

The Managing Director of the Association of Rural Banks (ARB) Apex Bank, Mr. Eric Osei-Bonsu, has urged rural and community bank (RCB) managers to be abreast with the operations of the E-ZWICH, technology, in order to minimize fraud within the rural banking sector.

ACCRA:
AfDB organizes round table discussion
Saturday, June 07 2008

The Private Sector Department of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group organized an exclusive two-day Financing for Development round table this week at the World Economic Forum on Africa held in Cape Town, South Africa.

ACCRA:
Demand accountability from UN and civil society
Saturday, June 07 2008

The United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr. Daouda Toure has appealed to leaders of civil society organisations in the county to demand a more strengthened accountability from both the UN and civil society at large. 
    

SUNYANI:
GBC assures political parties
Saturday, June 07 2008

Acting Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, Mr. Victor Apeah, has assured political parties of fair and equal coverage in the region.
    

ACCRA:
Good governance places Ghana high
Sunday, June 08 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home on Saturday night after attending the 18th World Economic Forum in South Africa and the 4th Tokyo International Conference on Trade and Development (TICAD) in Japan.
WA:
Retaining children in school, solutions oulined
Sunday, June 08 2008
A senior Lecturer in English at the University of Education, Winneba,  Mr Abudulai Jakalia, has appealed to teachers and opinion leaders to organize reading and writing camps for children in their communities to promote literacy.A senior Lecturer in English at the University of Education, Winneba,  Mr Abudulai Jakalia, has appealed to teachers and opinion leaders to organize reading and writing camps for children in their communities to promote literacy.A senior Lecturer in English at the University of Education, Winneba,  Mr Abudulai Jakalia, has appealed to teachers and opinion leaders to organize reading and writing camps for children in their communities to promote literacy.
(GODZIASE) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
’Dancing away HIV/AIDS’
Sunday, June 08 2008
The Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District has embarked on an intensive campaign to educate the people of Godziase and Kwame Kyere near Dokrochewa on the dangers of HIV/AIDS.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Bee keepers schooled on effective measures
Sunday, June 08 2008
Five Hundred and fifty six members of the Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), on Saturday, ended a two-week seminar on beekeeping.
(GBETSILE) TMA:
Health screening for Gbetsile community
Sunday, June 08 2008
The Progressive Free Health Service (PFHS), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), based in Ghana, has organised a free medical screening programme for the people of Gbetsile and its environs in the Tema Metropolis.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Central Regional assemblies take stock
Sunday, June 08 2008
Metrpolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Central Region have urged Civil and Public Servants not to use office hours for political activities because it undermines productivity.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale Girls School project nears completion
Sunday, June 08 2008

The China State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited (CSHCGL) is poised to complete the construction of the Tamale Girls Secondary School, a project which started in October last year, in three months time.    

(TAMALE) TAMA:
Message to reduce HIV/AIDS stigmatisation
Sunday, June 08 2008
Media practitioners have been urged, to adopt "Behaviour change communication", (BCC), as a tool to encourage and sustain positive attitudes towards People Living with HIV/AIDS, (PLWHA).
(AMAKOM) KMA:
Church donates to Manhyia Prisons
Sunday, June 08 2008
The Grace Baptist Church, in Amakom, as part of its 40th anniversary celebration, on Saturday donated items worth GH¢900 to the Manhyia Prisons for the upkeep of inmates.
(CAPE THREE POINTS) AHANTA WEST:
Fishermen refuse to stay off oil rig
Sunday, June 08 2008
Companies currently engaged in oil exploration off the coast of Cape Three Points are to begin testing oil wells this weekend to enable the experts to confirm the grade of the discovery.
HO:
Cop in minister’s residency attack dies
Sunday, June 08 2008
Superintendent Theophilus Nartey, the police officer who was wounded in a brawl with the assailant who attacked the residence of the Volta Regional Minister, has died.
(SOMANYA) YILOKROBO:
New dimension to "dipo" rites
Sunday, June 08 2008

The Queenmother of the Yilo Krobo Traditional Area, Nana Korlekuor Adjado, has challenged the idea that Dipo contributes to the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the area. 

(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Residents want electricity
Monday, June 09 2008
The people of Wa East District of the Upper West Region, have appealed to government and communication companies to make their services available to link the area to the rest of the world.
(OBOANGO) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Residents keep surroundings clean
Monday, June 09 2008
Residents of Oboango in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District of the Eastern Region, have undertaken a clean-up exercise, where they weeded and swept the surroundings and cleared choked gutters.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Workshop on National Identification Cards ends
Monday, June 09 2008
The National Identification Authority (NIA) has organized a-four-day capacity building workshop for 154 Registration Officers in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa district to undertake the registration exercise in the area.
(BIBIANI) BAB:
Mining Company sacks 1,000 workers
Monday, June 09 2008
"Ekom Ye Ya", a small scale mining company at Bibiani in the Western Region has sacked a 1,000 of its workers following the company’s inability to obtain power from Bibiani to Donkoto Lineso, the mining site, a distance of about six kilometres.
(OLD NINGO) DANGME WEST:
Less endowed schools to receive support
Monday, June 09 2008
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, has embarked on a programme to collate data on less endowed schools in the country to enable it to develop strategies of solving their problems.
ACCRA:
Vice President leaves Accra for Commonwealth Meeting
Monday, June 09 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama left Accra on Sunday night for a two-day official visit to the United Kingdom.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Concern raised about environment
Monday, June 09 2008
The Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Robert Andrews Ekow Ghunney, has expressed his concern about the fast rate of environmental degradation in the country and called for a pragmatic effort to reverse the situation.
NATIONAL:
Over 200 Ghanaians in South Africa lose homes
Monday, June 09 2008
Two hundred and sixty-two Ghanaians were displaced and their property worth thousands of dollars destroyed during the recent xenophobic attacks on Africans in South Africa, Dr Jimmy Ben Heymann, Ghana’s High Commissioner, has said.
(BUI) TAIN:
Bui dam workers drown
Monday, June 09 2008
Three workers at the Bui Hydroelectric project site drowned in the River Volta when they went on an expedition after close of work.
(JAMES TOWN) AMA:
Stool dispute resolved
Monday, June 09 2008
After decades of a protracted chieftaincy dispute in James Town, Accra, dividing the beach community on royal clan fragments, there now appears high hopes for a peaceful settlement based on the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee which brokered a deal between the feuding factions.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) LOCAL:
GOC funds for "Team Ghana"
Monday, June 09 2008
The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has secured funds towards the organization of intensive training programmes for Ghana’s team at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Stars win narrowly
Monday, June 09 2008
Ghana enhanced their qualification chances for places at the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup with a 3-2 win over Lesotho in Bloemfontein.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Sellas rues late Lesotho goals
Monday, June 09 2008
Ghana might have won their second Group 5 game in the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifier against Lesotho but team coach, Sellas Tetteh has some concerns.
(FRANKADUA) ASUOGYAMAN:
Ex-Trokosis acquire skills
Monday, June 09 2008
Seventeen former Trokosi slaves have ended a three-year skills training programme at the Baptist Vocational Training Centre of the Ghana Baptist Convention.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo complains of high altitude
Monday, June 09 2008
Ghana striker Junior Agogo has revealed that the high altitude in Bloemfontein afftected their play in the 3-2 win over Lesotho in the 2010 World Cup qualifier.
(KASOA) EFFUTU:
Vehicle owner hands over accident driver
Monday, June 09 2008
Kwesi Opoku, 35, the tipper truck driver who fled the scene when his vehicle was involved in a freak accident at Kasoa, has been handed over to the police by the vehicle owner.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars draws with Ash Gold
Monday, June 09 2008
Superstition marred the beauty of the game between Wa All Stars and visiting Obuasi Ashantigold in their Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Wa Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna beat Hasaacas
Monday, June 09 2008
Zaytuna United maintained their impressive home run in the second round of the Onetouch Premier League when they beat Sekondi Hasaacas 2-1 in their 23rd Week clash at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(TEPA)NPP:
NPP supporters threaten not to vote
Monday, June 09 2008
Two hundred and seven New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters at Tepa Zongo in the Ahafo Ano North, have threatened to stay awayin this year’s general election because of deception and discrimination on the part of the constituency executives.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat King Faisal
Monday, June 09 2008
League Leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday beat city rivals King Faisal 2-1 in their Onetouch second round Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
EJISU-JUABEN :
Do not obstruct registration exercise
Monday, June 09 2008
The Ejisu-Juaben District Electoral Officer of the Electoral
Commission (EC), Mrs. Alberta Mensah Bonsu, has appealed to
the various political parties to desist from embarking on activities that could obstruct the forthcoming limited registration exercise.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Auditing of Odododiodioo NDC concluded
Monday, June 09 2008
Greater Accra Regional Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has concluded the auditing of its branches.
(WA) NDC:
Change incompetent governments
Monday, June 09 2008
Running mate to Professor John Evans Atta Mills, flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. John Dramani Mahama, has said in Wa that Ghanaians should not fear changing any incompetent government.
(WA) NDC :
Ensure that elections are devoid of antagonism
Monday, June 09 2008
Running mate to Professor John Evans Atta Mills, flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2008 Election, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, told a rousing crowd that they should ensure that the polls were devoid of antagonistic tendencies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts beat All Blacks
Monday, June 09 2008
Struggling Accra Hearts of Oak managed a 2-1 win over Gamba All Blacks of Swedru to keep their premiership survival mission on course.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Round-up of AFCON 2010
Monday, June 09 2008
African champions Egypt began a determined march on Afcon 2010 to be played in Angola in 2010 when tore minnow Djibouti apart at weekend, recording a 4-0 win in searing heat.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Ofori wins Golf tourney
Monday, June 09 2008
Charles Mensah scored 39 points to win this year’s Barclays Bank Ghana Limited Invitational Golf Championship which was played at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday.
(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Minister throws light on fertilizer subsidy
Monday, June 09 2008
The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Clement Eledi, has said only farmers who cannot afford to buy fertilizer at current market prices of about GH¢ 40 per bag would enjoy government’s subsidy on the product.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Nayiri in Bawku peace call
Monday, June 09 2008

The Nayiri, Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai, Paramount Chief of the Mamprugu Traditional Area has appealed to the people of Bawku Municipality to allow lasting peace to prevail in the area.

(AFLAO) KETU:
Fake credit cards intercepted at Dabala
Monday, June 09 2008
Two Nigerians are being held by the police at Aflao, in connection with 104 suspected fake electronic visa automated teller machine cards they brought into Ghana from Nigeria.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Church lives up to social responsibilities
Monday, June 09 2008
A total credit facility of GH¢ 248,360 was granted to members of the Christ Apostolic Church Co-operative Credit Union in Kumasi in 2007.
(KUMASI) KMA:
PTA completes GH¢ 58,000 science block
Monday, June 09 2008
The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of Kumasi Anglican Senior High School, has constructed a 15-unit classroom science block for the school at the cost of GH¢ 58,000.
(TETREM) AFIGYA SEKYERE:
Science block for Osei Tutu School
Monday, June 09 2008
Government has released GH¢ 50,000 for the construction of a science block for Osei Tutu Senior High School at Tetrem in the Afigya-Sekyere District.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Competition in oil refinery soon
Monday, June 09 2008
Over 3,000 Ghanaians are expected to be permanently employed and accommodated by a US-based company that plans to establish an oil refinery in the country.
(ACCRA) AMA:
’Invest more in information for development’
Monday, June 09 2008
The Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), on Monday urged policy makers to invest in strategies that would help research scientists confront challenges they faced in communicating their findings to agricultural stakeholders, especially farmers.
(ASAMAKESE) WEST AKIM:
Okyehene in "Green Ghana" call
Monday, June 09 2008
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, Okyehene, has reiterated his call on Ghanaians to protect the environment for posterity.
TAMALE:
Deputy Minister passes away
Monday, June 09 2008
The death has been reported of Mr. Issah Ketekewu, Deputy Northern Regional Minister, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital yesterday.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Pension plan in service encouraged
Monday, June 09 2008
The Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Robert Andrew Ghunney, has advised workers to plan their pension, while in active service in order to enjoy good retirement.
NATIONAL:
Ghana to produce 120,000 barrels a day
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Phase One of Ghana’s commercial crude oil production of 120,000 barrels a day would begin from the first quarter of year 2010, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kosmos Energy, Mr Jim Musselman, has announced.
(TAUNGYA) TECHIMAN :
Taungya reforestation system reviewed
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Chief of Atabourso in the Techiman Municipality, Nana Joseph Ackesson, has commended the government for reviewing the Taungya Reforestation System.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Education Directors schooled
Tuesday, June 10 2008
District Directors of Education drawn from the Eastern Region have ended a day’s workshop on In-Service Training (INSET) model in the Ghana Education Service (GES) in Koforidua.
(JAMA-TINPONIM) TECHIMAN:
Over GH¢ 1 million to mechanise bore-hole
Tuesday, June 10 2008
An amount of GH¢ 1,382,100 has been earmarked for the mechanization of a bore-hole at Jama-Tinponim in the Techiman Municipality.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Two employees of Timber Company crushed to death
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Two employees of the Kumi Timbers Company, Charles Addai, 65, Bush Manager and Malam Iddrisu, 68, a caterpillar driver were at the weekend crushed to death by a timber truck at Nagoli, near Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region.
(BOSODUMASE) EAST AKIM:
Sewing school project underway
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, Mr Joseph B. Dankwa-Adu, has presented 10 sewing machines to the people of Bosodumase, near Bososu for the establishment of a sewing school for the community.
(KYEREKROM) EJISU JUABEN :
Kyerekrom school project supported
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The National Investment Bank (NIB), has presented a cheque of GH¢ 5000 to the Kyerekrom M /A Basic School in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly, towards the completion of its building project.
OBUASI:
AngloGold Ashanti improves safety practices
Tuesday, June 10 2008
AngloGold Ashanti’s commitment to safety practices has led to over 80 per cent improvement in safety at certain critical areas of the company’s operations.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Minibus runs into tree
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Two persons died and one seriously injured when a mini-bus on which they were travelling ran into a tree at Akwatia.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Work starts on Madina-Pantang road
Tuesday, June 10 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has performed the ceremony for re-construction work to begin on the GH¢ 38.7 million  Madina-Pantang section of the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange-Manfe road.
(TANOSO) TECHIMAN:
105 households to benefit from LEAP
Tuesday, June 10 2008
A total of 105 households in four communities in the Techiman municipality have been selected to benefit from the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP).
(TEMA) TMA :
Explore the privileges of ICT – Tema MCE
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr David Quaye Annang, has entreated Ghanaians to explore the privileges of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in every aspect of their lives.
(KOFORIDUA) NPP:
Ghanaians urged to vote for NPP
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Mr Agyarko Kyeremanteng, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has observed that although Ghana has great potentials for becoming an industrialized nation, the pillage and mismanagement of her resources by some past governments prevented her from attaining that status.
(ATIA) TECHIMAN:
Avoid insults in campaign
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Chief of Atia in the Techiman Municipality, Nana Appiah Zakaria,has advised politicians to conduct themselves well and avoid insults and acrimonious pronouncements during their electioneering campaigns.
(TECHIMAN) NPP:
DFP aims to develop agriculture
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Flag bearer of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mr. Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi, has said failure by past governments to develop a comprehensive agricultural policy had resulted in the abject poverty facing majority of farmers.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
Tax removal is to cushion the people-Minister
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram Asiedu, has explained that the removal of import tax duties on rice and oil was to cushion the citizenry in these hard times of soaring food prices.
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
NGOs promote education
Tuesday, June 10 2008
A Number of non-goveramental organisations(NGOs) have instituted measures including the Complementary Education Programme (CEP) to assist children aged between 8 and 14 in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Northern Region, to help them read and write in their mother tongue, as welI as the study of numeracy.
ACCRA:
GCB lives up to social responsibilities
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Ghana Commercial Bank Limited on Tuesday presented GH¢ 49,651 to 21 selected institutions and individuals to help them in the discharge of their duties to the society.
(SUAME) KMA:
Solid foundation for pupils encouraged
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Minister for Parliamentary  Affairs, Mr Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has advised parents and other stakeholders in education to help give children solid foundation for their educational development.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Private schools warned against ’loneliness’
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Private schools in the Obuasi Municipality that do not belong to the Ghana National Association of Private Schools would not be allowed to operate, the Obuasi Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Beatrice Boakye-Ansah Prempeh, has directed.
(NKURAKAN) YILO KROBO:
DCE bemoans fallen educational standard
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The District Chief Executive for Yilo Krobo, Mr Joseph Adu-Tawiah, has expressed worry about poor academic performance of students at the Basic Education Certificate Examination in the area in recent years.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Workshop for Circuit Supervisors ends
Tuesday, June 10 2008
A two day-training workshop for 77 circuit supervisors of education on the administration of School Education Association (SEA) has ended in Koforidua.
(KPEVE) SOUTH DAYI:
MP in call for peace
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Member of Parliament for South Dayi,  Dr Kwame Ampofoh, has called on Ghanaians to help manage the December elections in a manner that would enable the nation to come out victorious.
(HO) HMA:
Alavanyo, Nkonya strike peace deal
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The people of Nkonya and Alavanyo are expected to broker a permanent peace by the end of this year to end their protracted 85-year land dispute.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Pupils in Effutu educated on HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, June 10 2008
The Effutu Municipal School Health Education Programme (SHEP), has organized a 6-day workshop to sensitize school children in the area on the dangers of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), at Winneba.
(BREMAN ASKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Gang leader arrested at Breman Asikuma
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Kwame Ayeetey, 37, believed to be leader of a gang, who exchanged gun fire with members of the Breman Asikuma Volunteer group, has been arrested and handed over to the police.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Innovative measures adopted in HIV/AIDS fight
Tuesday, June 10 2008
"Right to Play", a child centred Non-Governmental Organization, has recruited and trained 25 basic school teachers from the Adaklu-Anyigbe District to implement the organization’s “live safe, play safe" module.
(ADANSI) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Four die in fatal road accident
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Four people died and three sustained various degrees of injury on Monday in a fatal accident involving three vehicles at Adansi near Asankare in the Asante Akim South District.
TECHIMAN:
Child porters enrolled in schools
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Children working under worst forms of child labour, particularly as head porters at the Techiman Central Market, have been withdrawn and enrolled in schools and vocational centres.
SUNYANI:
Municipal, District Directors receive vehicles
Tuesday, June 10 2008
Ninety-Three Municipal and District Directors of Education on Tuesday received 4X4 Scorpio pick-up vehicles valued at 2,519,580 US dollars from the government.
WA:
House of Chiefs urged to be prompt
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson, has appealed to the Regional House of Chiefs to settle all chieftaincy disputes brought before it on time to promote peace in the region.
(MPRAESO) KWAKU SOUTH:
2,247 adults taught to read and write
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Kwahu South District branch of the Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports has honoured 108 facilitators for teaching 2,247 adults how to read and write.
(ANYINASIN) EAST AKIM :
DCE advised people to be careful of groups claiming to be loan agents
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The East-Akim Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Emmanuel Victor Asihene, has advised people to be careful of groups claiming to be agents of loan companies.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Police Constable on trial for armed robbery
Wednesday, June 11 2008
A 31 year old Police constable is facing trial at the Sekondi High Court, charged with assault and robbery.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Over speeding claims lives
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Over speeding has been the main cause of accidents, contributing to about 80 per cent of all road accidents in the Ashanti Region.
(COMMUNITY 20) TMA:
Police and robbers in shoot out
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Personnel of the Sakumono Police District Task Force early Tuesday morning engaged an unspecified number of armed men in a gun battle at Community 20, Sakumono.
(SAKUMONO) TMA:
Police to parade arrested armed robbers
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Tema Regional Police Command would on Friday conduct an identification parade at the Sakumono District Police headquarters to enable robbery victims in and around the vicinity to identify the perpetrators.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Tribunal destroys cocaine
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Tribunal has destroyed 41 kilograms of cocaine put into 60 cans of Nkulenu Palm Soup.
NATIONAL :
Team to help reduce maternal mortality inaugurated
Wednesday, June 11 2008
In an effort to reduce the high rate of maternal mortality in the country, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has set up a Task Team which would mobilize financial and technical resource, monitor its progress and also advice the sector minister adequately.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Malaria management project begins in Kumasi
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Department of Community Health of the School of Medical Sciences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has began a research on children between six and fifty-nine months affected by malaria in the Kumasi Metropolis.
NANUMBA NORTH:
Make reading a habit
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The District Chief Executive of Nanumba North, Salifu Sa-eed has underscored the need for students to cultivate the habit of reading since it provides them with the opportunity to learn more and be abreast of time.
(ACCRA) :
PNC to tackle rural-urban migration - Mahama
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Flagbearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Mahama, said until government developed rural areas, rural-urban migration would continue.
PARLIAMENT:
Internal Revenue Amendment Bill passed
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Parliament has passed a law, which after the President’s assent, would make it obligatory for any person who makes profit or repatriates the profit to withhold a final tax on the gross amount in accordance with a prescribed rate.
PARLIAMENT :
Abodakpi returns to parliament
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Member of parliament for Keta, Hon Dan Abodakpi yesterday returned to parliament after his release from jail following a presidential pardon for his incarceration on a charge of causing financial loss to the State.
TAMALE:
Rotten fish seized
Wednesday, June 11 2008
For the third time this year, authorities of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) in Tamale have confiscated a large quantity of rotten fish from the Tamale Cold Store that was being sold to the unsuspecting public.
(TANKROYILI) ZABZUGU/TATALE:
Anthrax outbreak at Tankroyili
Wednesday, June 11 2008
One person is reported dead of anthrax at Tankroyili, a farming community in the Zabzugu/Tatale District of the Northern Region.
ACCRA :
New registration of exporters begins
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) is compiling a new register of non-traditional exporters in the various product categories to enable it to build an accurate data on all members and to stem fraud.
(SALAGA) EAST GONJA :
Salaga gets Rural Technology Facility
Wednesday, June 11 2008
A Rural Technology Facility (RTF), under the Rural Enterprise Project (REP), valued over GH¢ 167,000, has been inaugurated at Salaga in the East Gonja District.
(AKUMA) NKORANZA :
People’s Assembly concept, indication of good governance
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Nana Kwadwo Kwakye, has said the introduction of the People’s Assembly concept was an indication of good governance of the New Patriotic Party administration.
(BOLE) NDC:
I will deliver - Mahama
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, running mate of Professor John Evans Atta Mills of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has told the people of his hometown that he would deliver and would not disappoint them when he becomes the Vice President.
ACCRA:
Health sector discrepancy talks progress
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The wage bill of the Ministry of Health (MOH) is approaching 90
percent of the total budget for the sector at the expense of

the core mission of the Ministry to provide health care to Ghanaians.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Boankra Inland Port sees light soon
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The government has secured a loan of about 97 million dollars to enable it continue with the Boankra Inland Port Project
in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.
 
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Human resource development takes centre stage
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), has appealed to Ghanaians to complement government’s efforts at developing the country’s human resource and discard the notion that such investment would be a waste of money.
(DOTOBAA) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Director throws light on educational reforms
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The New Education Reform programme is a process and not an event and teachers must exercise restraint and work towards its successful implementation.
(PADO-ASANA) NKORANZA NORTH:
Pado-Asana cries for basic school
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Children of school-going age in Pado-Asana electoral area in Nkoranza North District, have no access to basic education.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
HIV/AIDS cases drop in Brong Ahafo
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Brong Ahafo Regional Coordinator of HIV/AIDS, Mr. William Saawil Sopiimeh, has announced that the prevalent rate of the disease in the region has dropped significantly.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Discading stigmatisation, cardinal in HIV/AIDS fight
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, has noted that if the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic is to be won, Ghanaians would need to do away with stigmatization of people with the disease.
(TEMA) TMA:
Garment production faces logistical/marketing constraints
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Oak Brook Ghana Limited (OBGL) a garment Manufacturing Company under the President’s Special Initiative (PSI) is producing under capacity due to logistical and marketing challenges.
(NEW ABIREM) EAST AKIM:
Newmont gets permit for Akyem Concession
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Minister of Mines, Lands and Forestry, Madam Esther Obeng Dappah, has revealed that Newmont (Ghana Gold), a gold mining company, will receive permit to commence operations on its Akyem Concession by the close of the year.
(BANDA NKWANTA) BOLE:
Armed robber set ablaze
Wednesday, June 11 2008
An unidentified armed robber, who allegedly robbed passengers on a bus with registration number GR 4273 D of several millions of cedis, was later burnt to death by the victims near Banda Nkwanta, in the Bole District.
(ADANKWAME) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Office block to facilitate education
Wednesday, June 11 2008
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Director of Education, Mrs. Diana Appiah, has bemoaned the academic gap that exists between some public and private schools and attributed the cause to ineffective supervision.
(MPOHOR) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Assembly, Ministry set up factory for women
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Mpohor Wassa East District Assembly of the Western Region has established a palm oil processing project for a women’s group at Mpohor at a total cost of GH¢9,372.
(ENCHI) AOWIN SUAMAN:
Bank donates computers to Education Directorate
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Amenfiman Rural Bank has presented a computer and accessories worth GH¢1,000 to the Aowin Suaman District Directorate of Education at a ceremony at Enchi in the Western Region.
TECHIMAN:
Five policemen interdicted
Thursday, June 12 2008
Five police officers stationed at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo region have been interdicted for allegedly extorting 100 CFA francs from two traders from La Cote D’Ivoire.
KASSENA NANKANA
Residents and Assembly interact
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Kassena Nankana District has held its final People’s Assembly under President Kufuor’s administration, where questions and concerns bordering on the delay in the National Youth Employment  Programme (NYEP), workers’ salaries, expansion of the School Feeding Programme and the district assembly’s expenditure were raised.
(MAMPONG) ASANTE MAMPONG:
SSNIT contributes 90 per cent to NHIS
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Abraham Dwumah Odoom has stated that, Insurance levy and contributions from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), contributed 90 per cent of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) operational and administrational cost, leaving only 10 per cent paid by registered members as premium.
NATIONAL:
71 Ghanaians to be flown in from South Africa
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Foreign Ministry has commenced efforts to bring down 71 Ghanaians stranded in South Africa after the recent xenophobic attacks on African migrants in that country.
BOLGATANGA:
Mental patients in Bolgatanga feted
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Alliance for Mental Health and Development  have feted  about 100 homeless mental Patients in Bolgatanga and Zuarungu.
NATIONAL :
EC admits voter register discrepancies
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Independent Investigate Committee set up by the Electoral Commission (EC) to investigate allegations of bloated voters register has concluded that there were discrepancies on the hard copies of the voter registration figures EC gave out to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP).
NATIONAL :
Ghanaian heads the International Seabed Authority
Thursday, June 12 2008
A Ghanaian, Nii Allotey Odunton, has been elected the new Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority (ISA).
(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM:
Growing demand for land poses security threat- DCE
Thursday, June 12 2008
Growing demand for land poses security threat.. DCE expresses fear The Talensi-Nabdam District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Anaba Anabila, has noted that the growing demand for land, by the people for various activities, posed a security problem in the district.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Bawku bound ammunition impounded
Thursday, June 12 2008
A large quantity of ammunition being smuggled to Bawku in the Upper East District has been intercepted by the Police in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks spank Real Sportive
Thursday, June 12 2008
Swedru Gamba All Blacks spanked visiting Tema Real Sportive 3-0 in their 24th Week of the Onetouch Premier League match played at the Swedru Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(CIRCLE) AMA:
Pedestrian mall abandoned
Thursday, June 12 2008
Two years after the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) constructed the Pedestrian Shopping Mall at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra to absorb street hawkers, some portions of the mall remain unoccupied.
NATIONAL:
Voters register re-opens in July
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has confirmed that the voters register will be opened next month to allow eligible voters to check their names.
(KOMENDA) KEEA :
STC in fatal accident
Thursday, June 12 2008
An Accra-bound STC passenger bus, with registration number VR 9033 S from Takoradi has been involved in a fatal accident and all passengers aboard are feared dead.
NATIONAL :
Vice President arrives
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama returned home last night from London where he attended a meeting of theCommonwealth Heads of Government on reform of international institutions that was held from June 09 to June 10.
(ADUM) KMA :
Girl, 4, found dead at Adum
Thursday, June 12 2008
The body of a four-year-old girl was found at the Nsuase neighbourhood at Adum in Kumasi yesterday morning in what is suspected to be linked to ritual murder.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold thrash Zaytuna
Thursday, June 12 2008
Obuasi Ashanti Gold managed to collect the maximum three points with a convincing and emphatic 3-0 thrashing of Zaytuna United in the 24th Week Onetouch Premier League match at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty beat Arsenal
Thursday, June 12 2008
Liberty Professionals kept the heat on Heart of Lions when they chalked a lone goal victory over visiting Berekum Arsenal in their Week 24 clash of the Onetouch Premier League match at the Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park, Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal humble RTU
Thursday, June 12 2008
Kumasi-based King Faisal returned to their winning ways when they chalked a 2-0 victory over Real Tamale United at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday in their 24th Week encounter of the Onetouch Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars split points with Olympics
Thursday, June 12 2008
Accra Great Olympics were held to a two all drawn game by Wa All Stars in the 24th week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Ohene Djan Stadium to leave them rooted at the bottom of the table.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions hold Kessben
Thursday, June 12 2008
Visiting Kpando Heart of Lions held new entrants Kessben F/C to a 1-1 pulsating drawn game in their Onetouch mid-week Premier League match at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese on the Lake Bosumtwi road.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah on Wigan’s list?
Thursday, June 12 2008
Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce’s search for a new defensive signing could see him go for the highly sort after Ghanaian, John Mensah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Laryea tours Germany soon
Thursday, June 12 2008
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston will join his Scottish side Hearts in a tour of Germany from next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien goes for points over style
Thursday, June 12 2008
Michael Essien says he is happy for Ghana to win three points in every game regardless of how the team plays.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari recovers for Ghana
Thursday, June 12 2008
Sulley Muntari is looking forward to playing a part in Ghana’s next game in the qualifiers for the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup, when he returns for match action after missing the second group game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to maintain winning run
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Black Stars are preparing in Libreville ahead of their 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifier against Gabon on Saturday after arriving on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan on ManCity’s plans?
Thursday, June 12 2008
Ghana’s Anthony Annan has emerged as a possible transfer target for new Manchester City boss, Mark Hughes.
(ATWEDIE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Road fatalities continue as eight more die
Thursday, June 12 2008
The recent spate of road fatalities continue as eight people die in a head-on collision between a Sunyani bound OA bus and an articulated truck loaded with teak in the early hours of Thursday at Atwedie in the Asante Akim South District.
(DROMANKESE) NKORANZA NORTH:
Nkoranza MP supports private school
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Member of Parliament for Nkoranza North, Major Derek Oduro (rtd), has provided building materials worth GH¢ 2,000 towards the construction of a permanent block for a privately-owned school.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas draws with Kotoko
Thursday, June 12 2008
Sekondi Hasaacas on Wednesday managed a hard fought 2-2 draw with Premier league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their 24th Week Onetouch Premier League match at the Sekondi Stadium at Essipon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe fears Goal King title will slip
Thursday, June 12 2008
Eric Bekoe is worried he will lose out in the race for the coveted Goal King title as he battles to gain a regular place in the Black Stars.
ACCRA:
More come on board Tourism Awards
Thursday, June 12 2008
African Regent Hotel, Papaye Fast Food and Erata Company Limited, on Thursday expressed their commitment towards the development of the tourism industry in Ghana by donating money to support this year’s National Tourism Awards to be held on August 2.
ACCRA:
Kufuor encourages French investments in Ghana
Thursday, June 12 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Thursday encouraged French businesses to put their money into Ghana’s economy, assuring them of the safety of their investments.
ACCRA:
Parliament approves facility for public laboratories
Thursday, June 12 2008
Parliament on Thursday approved a loan facility of over 5.3 million euros to improve the standards of public laboratories in 46 district hospitals under the second phase of a clinical laboratory improvement project.
SUNYANI:
Political parties to observe traffic regulations
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of National Road Safety Commission, Mr. Daniel Wuaku, on Wednesday advised political parties to observe road safety measures to help minimize road traffic carnage during this year’s elections campaign.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
’Make hygiene co-curricular activity in schools’
Thursday, June 12 2008
School Health Committees in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District, on Wednesday called for the introduction of hygiene as a co-curricular activity in basic schools.
(TOPOASE) WEST AKIM:
Corrective measures for pupils outlined
Thursday, June 12 2008
Heads of educational institutions have been urged to “treat” discipline as a vital component of their task to train pupils and students for the benefit of the nation.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Officers, farmers collaboration encouraged
Thursday, June 12 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Cocoa Officer, Mr. Albert Akomaning, has called for the regulation and control of activities of cocoa purchasing companies.
HO:
Teachers advised to invest
Friday, June 13 2008
The Head of  Research, Data Bank, Reverend Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh, has advised teachers to build a secure future for themselves and their families through aggressive savings and investment rather than consumption.
(ATOBRISO) KWAEBIBIREM:
Alternative livelihood improves residents lives
Friday, June 13 2008
The alternative livelihood project initiated by the Okyeman Environment Foundation has brought hope, increased income and prosperity to a number of communities in the Akyem Abuakwa area, which have embraced it.
HOHOE:
Publishers promote reading in district
Friday, June 13 2008
Innovative Channels (IC), publishers of the Infant Eye, a social and religious magazine has presented assorted novels, certificates and cash prizes to selected pupils of Basic Schools in the Hohoe district.   
 
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA :
2-year-old girl dies in water container
Friday, June 13 2008
A two-year-old girl, Mary Nyamekye, was found dead in a plastic water container  at Nyinahin in the Atwima-Mponua District.
(BAMPRASE) KWABRE:
PTA constructs 17-classroom-block
Friday, June 13 2008
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Kofi Adjei Senior High School (SHS) at Bamprase, has completed the construction a 17-classroom-block at a cost of GH¢130,000 for the school.
(ACCRA) NDC :
Pelpuo re-elected unopposed at NDC primaries,
Friday, June 13 2008
Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Mr. Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, has urged the Ghanaian electorate not to be deceived by gifts to give their votes to unqualified leaders.
(KUMAWU) KUMAWU AFRAM PLAINS :
Assembly gears up for development
Friday, June 13 2008
The newly created Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly of Ashanti, with its district capital at Kumawu, is collaborating with the Millennium Challenge Authority (MCA) to enable it to develop the area’s road networks.
(KINTAMPO) KINTAMPO NORTH:
Pastor and members of church on murder charge
Friday, June 13 2008
Francis Kwadwo Fosu, a pastor and six members of Apostolic Continuation Church at Kintampo in Brong Ahafo have been put before a magistrates’ court in Sunyani for allegedly murdering a police constable.
PARLIAMENT:
5.3 miilion euros for public laboratories
Friday, June 13 2008
Parliament has approved a loan facility of over 5.3 million euros to improve the standards of public laboratories in 46 district hospitals under the second phase of a clinical laboratory improvement project.
NKORANZA :
Headmistress deplores parents’ irresponsibility
Friday, June 13 2008
The headmistress of Nkoranza District Assembly Model Girls’ Junior High School, Madam Comfort Adjei, has attributed the incidence of teenage pregnancies and school drop outs, to the failure of some parents to live up to their responsibilities.
(TOKOKOE-ABURI) HO:
Residents rendered homeless
Friday, June 13 2008
Fifty persons, including the Queen mother of Tokokoe-Aburi, Mama Kpem Korkor III and an 84-year-old woman in the community have been rendered homeless.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Table Tennis league commences
Friday, June 13 2008
The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) will on Saturday, June 14, commence a special national league competition at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
BAWKU :
Stem importation of arms to Bawku
Friday, June 13 2008
Secrurity agencies have been urged to institute stringent measures to stem the importation and trade in arms and ammunition in the Bawku Municipality and its environs.
BAWKU:
Bawku-Naba asks communities to co-exist
Friday, June 13 2008
The paramount chief of Bawku traditional area, Naba Asigri Abugrago Azoka II, has underscored the importance of peace, describing it as an indispensable ingredient in the socio-economic development of any community.
(SALAGA) EAST GONJA :
Police gets office complex
Friday, June 13 2008
An office complex and a bungalow built at a cost of GH¢170, 000 by the East Gonja District Assembly for Salaga Police has been inaugurated.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
NSC mobilizes support for Maiden
Friday, June 13 2008
The National Sports Council (NSC) has embarked an exercise to mobilize support for the National Under-17 team, the Black Maidens as they take on their Cameroonian counterparts in the Federation of International Association (FIFA) World Cup qualifier at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Saturday, June 14.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars happy with difficult schedule
Friday, June 13 2008
Ghana’s star men say the schedule for the joint 2010 African Cup and World Cup qualifiers is tough on them but insist they have no qualms about having a longer than usual season.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
IPMC Hockey League Preview
Friday, June 13 2008
The IPMC Hockey League enters the 4th week on Friday and Saturday at the National Hockey Pitch.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens face Cameroon
Friday, June 13 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 team, the Black Maidens,will have to win against Cameroon on Saturday in their second qualifying match to brighten their chances of an appearance at this year’s fifa World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Achimota June Medal Championship
Friday, June 13 2008
The June Medal Open Golf championship of the Achimota Golf Club tees off at Achimota in Accra on Saturday, June 21.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Juventus interested in Muntari?
Friday, June 13 2008
Harry Redknapp’s plans for Portsmouth next season face a setback with Juventus preparing a £10-million swoop for Sulley Muntari.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo’s agent denies deal completion
Friday, June 13 2008
Junior Agogo’s agent Mohamed Mansour insisted his client is yet to accept Zamalek’s offer, despite the Cairo club’s assertion that the deal was sealed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts accepts Lachman’s exit
Friday, June 13 2008
Hearts of Oak have decided to allow coach Eyal Lachman to leave the club after recent attacks on him by a cross-section of the fans.
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Assembly records low NHIS patronage
Friday, June 13 2008
Response towards the National Health Insurance Scheme is rather slow in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District as compared to other districts.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
Ban of mobile phones still in force
Saturday, June 14 2008
The headmaster of the Swedru Senior High School, Mr Emmanuel K T Osam has said the school would not tolerate the use of mobile phones by students because the ban on their usage was still in force.
ACCRA :
Sub-standard vocational schools mushrooming
Saturday, June 14 2008
About 60 per cent of vocational schools in the country are operating below required standards.
(DAMBAI) KRACHI EAST:
Six communities get new school blocks
Saturday, June 14 2008
Six communities have benefited from a three-unit classroom block with office and store each worth GH¢216,000, which was provided by the Krachi East District Assembly (KEDA) with collaboration from the World Vision International (WVI), Ghana Chapter.
(EDEINASE) BOSOMTWE
Eighty-nine bore holes for 42 communities
Saturday, June 14 2008
The German Government is to assist 42 communities in Bosomtwe District with 89 bore holes.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
About 1,450 children in district not in school
Saturday, June 14 2008
About 1,450 children of school going age in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District are not in school.
KEEA:
Elimina chiefs thank Government
Saturday, June 14 2008
A delegation of chiefs from Elimina in the Central Region have called on President John Agyekum Kufuor at the Castle, Osu, to express their appreciation for the government’s development interventions that are impacting positively on the lives of the people in the area.
TAMALE:
Use ICT to bridge North-South gap – Dr Ntim
Saturday, June 14 2008
The Minister for Communications, Dr Benjamin Aggrey Ntim, has urged researchers and communication experts to adopt strategies that would help close the digital, education and poverty gap between the North and South.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Saturday, June 14 2008
 The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, June 13.
(KORLE-BU) AMA:
Korle-Bu asks for government assistance
Saturday, June 14 2008
Government has been called upon to assist the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to re-commission its Medical Block that has been out of function for eight years now.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East faces imminent drought
Saturday, June 14 2008
Another drought is looming over the Upper East Region, because since the onset of the current cropping season in April, most farmers are yet to plant their crops.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema Social Welfare cries for resources
Sunday, June 15 2008
The Tema office of the Department of Social Welfare, has not been able to rid the Tema Metropolis of lunatics due to the lack of adequate resources.
(EFFUTU GHAHADZE) EFFUTU:
200 victims of child labour enrol in school
Saturday, June 14 2008
The management of Centre for Rural Enterprise Development (CRED) an NGO operating in the Central Region and Effutu Municipal Assembly have withdrawn 200 children engaged in child labour and enrolled them in educational institutions within the past 17 months.
ACCRA :
Re-introduce anti-rabies vaccination
Saturday, June 14 2008
The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) has called on the government to reintroduce the annual rabies vaccination campaign to ensure the effective control of the disease in the country.
(BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA:
’Don’t discard physically-challenged kids’
Sunday, June 15 2008
A group of Physically-challenged children in the Bawjiase Programme Area of Plan Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization, have made a passionate appeal to parents of physically-challenged children not to discard their kids because of their deformities.
(TESHIE) AMA:
Need to reject conflict-seeking politicians
Sunday, June 15 2008
The Acting Presbytery clerk of the Accra Presbytery of the Global Evangelical Church, Reverend Michael Akiti, has called on the electorate to reject any politician whose actions may tend to sow seeds of discord in the country.
The Acting Presbytery clerk of the Accra Presbytery of the Global Evangelical Church, Reverend Michael Akiti, has called on the electorate to reject any politician whose actions may tend to sow seeds of discord in the country.
BUIPE:
Fresh fighting in Buipe, 1 dead
Sunday, June 15 2008
Reports from Buipe in the Northern Region indicate that fresh chieftaincy clashes in the town have led to the death of at least one person while three others are said to have suffered serious gunshot wounds.
(NZEMA MANLE) NZEMA EAST:
Mom, son embezzle GH¢ 24,OOO
Sunday, June 15 2008
A young man and his mother who allegedly stole GH¢24,OOO belonging to he Nzema Manle Rural Bank in the Nzema East District are being sought for by the police.
(TERCHIRE) TANO NORTH:
’Newmont committed to sustainable development’
Sunday, June 15 2008
The Regional Manager of Comunications at Newmont Ghana Gold Limited, Mrs. Adiki Ofeibea Ayitevie, has reiterated the company’s committement to the sustainable development of its host communities.
BOLGATANGA:
Fire women to reach the pinnacle
Sunday, June 15 2008
The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Mrs Agnes Chigabatia,  has called on women personnel in Ghana National Fire Service to pursue greater academic achievements to merit high positions.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Road sanity measures announced
Sunday, June 15 2008
Commercial drivers operating in and outside Kasoa have been banned from loading goods and picking passengers
from the sides of all major roads in the Kasoa Township.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Domestic violence cases on ascendancy
Sunday, June 15 2008
Domestic violence cases have been on the increase for the past three years in the Western Region.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
T’Poly holds maiden degree matriculation
Sunday, June 15 2008
The Takoradi Polytechnic would continue to work to strengthen linkages with industries including those in textiles production in order to produce graduates who would be able to function in specific areas particularly in the textiles industry.
(GYASIKROM) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Assembly member in rehabilitation appeal
Sunday, June 15 2008
 Assembly memeber for the Gyasikrom electoral area in the Asunafo North municipality, has appealed to the government to construct the 12 kilometre Gyasikrom-Ayomso road to facilitate easy transportation of agricultural produce from the area.
(ADJOBUE) BIRIM NORTH:
Youth initiative clears community of filth
Sunday, June 15 2008

The people of Adjobue in the Birim North District, on Saturday organised a massive clean-up exercise to clear filth in the community.
   

(HAVE) HOHOE:
Have remembers landslide disaster
Monday, June 16 2008
The chiefs and people of Have in the Hohoe District have held a durbar to climax the celebration of the Agadevi festival.
LAWRA:
Teachers in U/W asked to access Fund
Monday, June 16 2008
The National Vice President of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Madam Molly Portia Anafa has asked teachers in the Upper West Region to take advantage of the Teachers Fund to improve on their social and economic activities.
ZABZUGU/TATALE:
CEPS destroys fake cigarettes and drugs
Monday, June 16 2008
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) in the Northern Region has destroyed over 161 boxes of different brands of cigarettes and assorted pharmaceutical drugs valued over GH¢ 12.5 million.
(WETA-ADZADOKPO) KETU NORTH :
Weta Adzadokpo gets mission hospital
Monday, June 16 2008
A mission hospital constructed by an American-based social group, International Health and Development Network (IHDN), has been commissioned at Weta Adzadokpo in the Ketu North District.
AKATSI:
Four hundred farmers supported
Monday, June 16 2008
About 400 farmers, mainly women in 17 groups from four districts in the Volta Region, have received poverty intervention packages from Development Solution Centre, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) to help them improve upon their agriculture activities.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Former Deputy Minister laid to rest
Monday, June 16 2008
The late Issah Ketekewu, twice former Deputy Northern Regional Minister has been buried at Buipe in Central Gonja District.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
School for the Deaf get computer
Monday, June 16 2008
Five final year students from University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have presented a computer and its accessories worth 500 Ghana cedis to authorities of Agona Swedru School for the Deaf.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
Sakumono robbery victims identify four robbers
Monday, June 16 2008
Four suspected criminals involved in various robberies in and around Sakumono have identified by their victims during at an identification parade organized by the Tema Police Command at the Sakumono District Police Headquarters.
 
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Calm returns to Buipe
Monday, June 16 2008
Calm has returned to the Central Gonja District capital of Buipe in the Northern Region after a chieftaincy clash on Saturday left one dead and two injured from gunshots.
KASSENA NANKANA:
Government supports Kassena flood victims
Monday, June 16 2008
The government has provided the first consignment of building materials to flood victims, who had their buildings totally destroyed, in the Kassena-Nankana District, for rehabilitation.
BAWKU WEST:
Bawku West tops 2007 BECE in Region
Monday, June 16 2008
The Bawku District Assembly emerged first in the 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Upper East Region. It was also placed 2nd in the three Northern regions, and 14th in the whole of the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens fail to qualify
Monday, June 16 2008
The qualification hopes of the Black Maidens for the first ever FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was dealt a massive blow at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Saturday where Ghana lost 2-1 to Cameroon.
(SALAGA) EAST GONJA :
¢7.2 billion credit disbursed to micro-enterprises
Monday, June 16 2008
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) have since the year 2003 disbursed over 7.2 billion cedis as credit to support over 2,600 micro-credit and small enterprises.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars slip in Libreville
Monday, June 16 2008
The dazzling start by the Black Stars in the African zone qualifiers could not be sustained in Libreville as Gabon handed Ghana a 2-0 defeat.
NATIONAL:
Nsowah named National Coordinator of school feeding programme
Monday, June 16 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Kenneth Nsowah as the National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme on contract for two years.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics reconstitute IMC
Monday, June 16 2008
The Board of Directors of Accra Great Olympics Football club has unanimously agreed to reconstitute its existing Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Club with Alex Odoi as its Chairman.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sportive hold All Stars
Monday, June 16 2008
Tema Real Sportive put up a splendid performance to hold Wa All Stars to a goalless drawn game in their 25 Week Onetouch Premier League match at the Wa Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas steal point from RTU
Monday, June 16 2008
Real Tamale United, (RTU) the ’Pride of the North’ once again displayed one of their poorest performance at their home base as they only managed a drawn game with visiting Sekondi Hasaacas to split the points in their OneTouch Premier League match played at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics win at last
Monday, June 16 2008
Struggling Accra Great Olympics gave hope to their battle against relegation with a lone goal victory over Zaytuna FC in their Week 25 Onetouch Premier League clash at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lachman wins last game
Monday, June 16 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak rewarded their departing coach, Eyal Lachman with a befitting package when they chalked a 2-0 win over Kessben FC in their 25th Onetouch Premiership game played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko in cruise control
Monday, June 16 2008
League leaders, Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday continued their winning spree when they beat Obuasi Ashanti Gold 2-0 in their second round Onetouch Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Monday, June 16 2008
Here are results of 25th Week Onetouch Premier League matches played on Sunday.
NATIONAL:
Let NHIS cover antiretroviral drugs
Monday, June 16 2008
Government has been asked to let the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cover the cost of antiretroviral drugs and to make Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) for HIV/AIDS free.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
15 suicide cases in 5 months
Monday, June 16 2008
Fifteen suicide cases were recorded at the Navrongo Hospital in the Kassena Nankana district in the past five months.
ACCRA:
Okyehene advocates ’hard choices’ for development
Monday, June 16 2008
The ’Okyehene’, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, has said there is the need for Ghanaian leaders to make hard choices in order for the country to realize the necessary change that would put it on the path of real development and prosperity.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi schools mark Child Labour Day
Monday, June 16 2008
Twenty selected schools in Primary and Junior High Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis, at the weekend participated in a quiz competition organized by the Centre for Development of People, a non governmental organization to mark the celebration of the World Child Labour Day.
(TEMA) TMA:
Fishermen benefit from ministry’s package
Monday, June 16 2008
As part of initiatives to improve the country’s fishing industry, the Ministry of Fisheries has presented fishing nets and gallons of diesel fuel worth GH¢ 240 million to the Ghana Inshore Fisheries Association (GIFA).
(TAMALE) TAMA:
’Tamale Teaching Hospital needs assistance’
Monday, June 16 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli East, Mr. Mathias Asoma Puozaa, has bemoaned the state of the Tamale Teaching Hospital and called for immediate measures by government to rehabilitate the health facility to befit its status.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Northern Region needs more courts - Alhaji Idris
Monday, June 16 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, stressed the need for more courts to be established in the region to facilitate adjudication of numerous cases pending before the few courts.
(NKWANTA PKASSA) NKWANTA:
Two siblings drown in river Sabon
Monday, June 16 2008
Two siblings, aged between 8 and 10 years have drowned in River Sabon at Nkwanta Kpassa in the Nkwanta district.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI:
Fire Guts Bibiani Senior High School
Monday, June 16 2008
One of the modern structures serving as Boys’ Hostel for the Bibiani Senior High School, was burnt to ashes when it caught fire at the weekend.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Atlanta welcomes kente designs
Monday, June 16 2008
Ghana’s Kente cloth, the Smock and other antiques are in high demand in Atlanta, USA for their beautiful designs that depict the nation’s cultural heritage.
CAPE COAST:
Two more accident victims discharged
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Two more victims of the accident, which occurred at Dompoase, on the Cape Coast-Takoradi road, last Thursday, were on Monday discharged from the Central Regional Hospital, where they had been receiving treatment.
(ATIMPOKU) ASUOGYAMAN:
CEPS make largest cannabis seizure
Tuesday, June 17 2008
As the war on the illicit trade and consumption of narcotics rages in the country, the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has intercepted a 20-foot cargo truck fully-laden with substances suspected to be marijuana.
(BOLGATANGA) NPP:
Youth Wing Club re-launches in UE
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Youth Wing Club of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was  re-launched in Bolgatanga, in the Upper East Region, with a call on all party supporters to unite, to enable the party to win the forthcoming general elections in December.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
High quality protein maize introduced
Tuesday, June 17 2008
A day’s training workshop on Quality Protein Maize (QPM) production and utilization has been held at Nkawie.
NATIONAL:
President assents to removal of import duties
Tuesday, June 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has given assent to the amendment of the Custom and Excise (Duty and other Taxes) Act 2008, to remove import duties on rice, wheat, yellow maize and crude vegetables for soap and food manufacture to become law.
WA:
Settle Wa Chieftaincy dispute-Minister
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Minister of State in-charge of Chieftaincy, Mr Sampson Kwaku Boafo, has appealed to the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs to settle the Wa Chieftaincy dispute to pave way for peace, unity and development.
(SEKONDI-TAKORADI) STMA :
Electricity to Sekondi-Takoradi to be interrupted
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) on Monday announced that due to the malfunctioning of one of its two transformers in the Sekondi-Takoradi, the Authority has had to reduce electricity supply at the Takoradi sub-station.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, June 16.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Free eye screening for residents
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Unite For Sight, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), based in the United States of America (UST), in collaboration with Charity Eye Clinic, in Kumasi has organized a free eye screening exercise for residents of Asante Akim South at Juaso.
(AMAKOM) KMA:
Kumasi Children’s Park to get a facelift
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The neglected Kumasi Children’s Park at Amakom, would soon bounce back to life.
NATIONAL:
Police Service worried about negative public image
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Ghana Police Service has expressed concern about the negative public image created in the media about their activities and urged the media to also highlight positive activities they undertook.
(ESSASO) WEST AKIM:
Essaso calls for adequate social amenities
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Assembly Member for the Essaso Electoral Area, in the West Akim Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region, Madam Vida Amoako, has expressed concern about inadequate social facilities to help enhance their standard of living.
NATIONAL :
Call for enforcement of Presidential Office Act 463
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Participants at the maiden discourse on President Succession Arrangements Bill 2008 has called on the presidency to strictly adhere to Presidential Office Act, 463.
(AGONA SWEDRU) NPP:
Court ruling fixed for June 24
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Agona Swedru High Court has fixed June 24 for ruling on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Effutu Constituency primaries held on May 1.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC celebrates 16th anniversary
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), extended its best wishes to all those who continue to support the party, both in and out of government, promising that, it has them at heart and would always cherish their interests and welfare and that of the nation.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Queenmothers to help in AIDS campaigns
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Eastern Regional Focal Person on HIV/AIDS, Ms Golda Asante, has urged queen mothers to get involved in joint and multi-sectoral social marketing campaigns to fight HIV/AIDS.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben aims at top six
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Premiership debutants, Kessben FC dreams of a top six finish with only five games to end the 2008 soccer season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Three players join Stars
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Black Stars coach Sellas Tetteh has invited three defenders to bolster the squad ahead of the Ghana-Gabon 2010 joint qualifier at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA deny coaching reports
Tuesday, June 17 2008
A report in the Ghanaian press claiming the Ghana Football Association has contracted German trainer, Guido Buchwald regarding the substantive managerial position for the Black Stars has been denied as untrue.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea says sorry
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Ghana midfielder, Laryea Kingston was caught up in a tense moment as the Black Stars lost to Gabon on Saturday and his frustrations made him react furiously to his substitution.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe tops scorers chart
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s top striker, Eric Bekoe tops the scorers chart of the Onetouch Premier League with 13 goals after the 25th Week matches.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Church donates blood to KATH blood bank
Tuesday, June 17 2008
More than 90 members of the Grace Baptist Church at Amakom in Kumasi have donated a quantity of blood to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) blood bank.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Princesses arrive in Nigeria
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Ghana’s delegation for tomorrow’s 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against the Falconets of Nigeria arrived in Abuja yesterday ahead of the decider.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Tafo to host Celebrity
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Tafo Golf Club play host to Celebrity Golf Club at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region on Saturday, June 21.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Greater Accra boxing team excel
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Greater Accra regional boxing team put up a highly impressed performance to annex seven gold medals in the just-ended Inter-Regional amateur boxing tournament which took place at Sunyani, the Brong Ahafo regional capital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah denies Italy reports
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has denied reports that he is on the verge of returning to Italian football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
LOC cautions usage of tourney pictures
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the just ended African Cup of Nations, Ghana 2008 has cautioned that it is still forbidden to use photographs of the tournament and related events for commercial purposes.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Sekondi youth acquire employable skills
Tuesday, June 17 2008
A philanthropist, Madam Abena Kwallah, has initiated a programme to assist the youth in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis to acquire skills in hairdressing and batik, tie and dye production to make them self-employed.
 
(BUSUA) AHANTA WEST:
Chiefs to live up to the bid
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Omanhene of Ahanta Traditional Area, Otumfuo Baidoe Bonso XVI, called on chiefs to make development a topmost priority in their communities.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Mother drowns baby in well
Tuesday, June 17 2008
A mentally-ill mother is believed to have drowned her two-year baby girl in a six feet deep well at Zebilla in the Bawku West District.
(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH:
Man held over blood draw
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The Nkwanta Police has arrested Ashmui Zakari, a 29-year-old businessman for allegedly drawing the blood of a three-year old boy at Kpassa in the Nkwanta North District.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
’Buipe-Wura’ in call for peace
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Buipe-Wura, Jinapor II has expressed worry over the violence that characterized his enskinment as paramount chief of the Buipe Traditional Area leading to the death of one person and injuries to others.
(ESSIKADO) AHANTA WEST:
’Ahantas’ seek to build oil refinery
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Residents of Ahanta in the Ahanta West District, have formed an association, the Anhindamale Development Association to see to the welfare of people in the area.
(NKONTOMMIRE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Nkontommire cries for teachers’ accommodation
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The lack of adequate accommodation for teachers in Nkontommire near Mfensi in the Atwima Nwabiagya District has contributed greatly to frequent absenteeism on the part of teachers who commute daily to the town from other destinations.
(BADU) TAIN:
Badu roads in bad shape
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The deplorable nature of the two main roads leading to Badu in the Tain District has seriously disrupted the economic and social activities of the people.
(AMOAMANG) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Two facilities inaugurated in Atwima Nwabiagya
Tuesday, June 17 2008
A place of convenience and a bore hole have been inaugurated at Amoamang near Barikese in the Atwima Nwabiagya District.
(ELUBO) JOMORO:
“Love Life Caravan” makes last lap
Tuesday, June 17 2008
The 2008 edition of the “Love Life Caravan” to check the spread of HIV/AIDS pandemic in five countries in the West African sub-region on Sunday made its last stop-over at Elubo, in the Jomoro District.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
16 year old Chieftaincy dispute settled
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The re–gazetting of Nana Amanfo Edu VI and Nana Ama Amissah III as Paramount Chief and Queen Mother respectively of the Mankessim traditional area, brings to an end, 16 years of chieftaincy dispute at the Paramountcy.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Teachers urged to uphold principles
Wednesday, June 18 2008
An Educationist urges teachers to uphold principles of the profession The Principal of Kumasi Campus of University of Education, Professor Steve Sobotie in Winneba, has urged teachers to work hard to  uphold the  principles of teaching as was a noble profession.
(KATH) KMA:
National accident centre to be ready in August
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The multi-million-cedi National Accident and Emergency Centre under construction at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi would be ready in August this year.
CAPE COAST:
Police to arrest drivers
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Rose Bio-Atingah, Central Regional Police Commander, has cautioned drivers against allowing supporters of political parties to occupy the roof, windows or bonnets of their vehicles when conveying them to rally grounds.
NATIONAL:
Mental patients to vote
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other stakeholders are exploring the possibility of persuading the Electoral Commission (EC) to uphold the right of psychiatric patients who are capable of voting to exercise their franchise during elections.
NATIONAL :
Veep leaves for US, Brazil
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, left Accra on Monday night for the US and Brazil.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman MTTU police petrified
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Two weeks after the clash between the Ashaiman Police and Commercial drivers over traffic offences, personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) in the municipality are scared to enforce traffic and motor regulations due to threat of death issued to them by some unidentified drivers.
AFIGYA-KWABRE :
Assembly to investigate transferred projects
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Members of the newly created Afigya-Kwabre District have called for thorough investigations into the award of contracts and payments for a number of ongoing projects that were ceded to it by the former Afigya-Sekyere District Assembly.
(KUMASI) NPP:
Take interest in exhibition exercise
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Subin Sub-Metropolitan Electoral Officer, Miss Cynthia Frimpong, has appealed to the leadership of political parties and polling station agents to take keen interest in the voters’ register exhibition exercise during the re-opening of the voters’ register.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Two fined for felling tree in forest reserve
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Akim Oda Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Region, has imposed a total fine of 400 Ghana Cedis on Yaw Bentum, Akpeteshie Distiller, and Kwasi Kakraba, Farmer, for illegally felling a tree in a forest reserve.
CAPE COAST:
Preparations for Fetu Afahye on course
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Nana Kwamina Nyimfa IX, Adontenhene of Oguaa Traditional Area, has assured citizens of Cape Coast that, preparations towards celebration of Oguaa Fetu Afahye in September was on course.
    
(NEW EDUBIASE) NPP:
Campaign team tours constituency
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Ashanti Regional branch of Nana Akufo-Addo’s Campaign Team has began a massive campaign tour of New Edubiase Constituency which is considered a stronghold of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
No chemical can combat swollen shoot virus
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Municipal Cocoa Officer in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region, Mr Albert Akomaning, has said no chemical has been found to combat the virus that causes the swollen shoot disease.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Unite to ensure victory for NPP
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Foot Soldiers and workers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been urged to bury their differences and unite to ensure a resounding victory for the party in the December Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police cautioned against indiscriminate use of fire arms
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Deputy Commissioner of  Police and Director-General of Criminal Investigations Department of Ghana Police Service Service Frank Adu-Poku, has cautioned police recruits against indiscriminate and unjustifiable use of firearms.
(AKWASIASE) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Live pigeon buried with names
Wednesday, June 18 2008
A small wooden box containing a live black pigeon and a paper on which there were names of four people buried at the cemetery has been dug out.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
IPMC Hockey League results
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Exchequers put up a splendid performance to hold Marine Sticks to two all drawn game in a thrilling fourth week IPMC Hockey League match at the National Hockey Pitch on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Princesses play Nigeria today
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Black Princesses remain hopeful of qualification to the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup when they play against the Falconets of Nigeria.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
New Golf Magazine out
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The first ever magazine designed specifically for the promotion of golf in the country and within the West African sub-region termed "Golf Focus Magazine" will be officially launched on Thursday, June 19, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo aims to make amends
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Black Stars striker Junior Agogo believes Ghana would deliver a result on Sunday in the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match against Gabon.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Republic Day Health Walk
Wednesday, June 18 2008
This year’s Republic Day Richoco Health Walk will be held in Accra on Saturday, June 28.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owusu accepts contract extension
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Yeovil Town striker Lloyd Owusu has told the club he wants to take up the option of a one-year contract.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch mid-week preview
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The premiership heads into the final stages with five games to play for beginning today when all sixteen clubs line up for match action on match-day-26 in the OneTouch Premier League.
NATIONAL:
Tsikata jailed 5 years
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Information reaching Ghanadistricts indicates that the former Chief Executive officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Company, Mr Tsatsu Tsikata has been sentenced to five years imprisonment.
(MAMPONGTENG) KWABRE:
People’s Assembly concept appreciated
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Kwabre District Assembly has held its version of the annual People’s Assembly concept, introduced by the President seven years ago.
(ACCRA) AMA:
New phase for indigenous caterers
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Indigenous Caterers Association of Ghana, a novelty body to promote Ghanaian indigenous foods and its safe consumption, has been inaugurated in Accra.
(HO) HMA:
’Save industry from further collapse’
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Batik Tie and Dye business hitherto, a thriving business in the Volta region, is dying slowly due to financial difficulties, players in the sector have said.
WA:
Food crisis, wake up call - Minister
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, has said the recent global food crisis should remind Ghanaians of the need for judicious management of natural resources.
(DERMA) TANO SOUTH:
Derma youth in rehabilitation call
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The youth of Derma in Tano South District have appealed to government to rehabilitate the Asuoso-Techimantia feeder road to facilitate economic activities.
ACCRA:
More women ’welcome wife beating’
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The final report of the Ghana Multiple Cluster Survey (MICS) 2006 has revealed that a higher percentage of women accept wife beating as justifiable.
(ATWIMA MIM) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Chief donates computers to basic school
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Wireduhene of Atwima Mim, Nana Kofi Adu III, has invested over GH¢ 12,300 towards the provision of infrastructure and other facilities at the Local Basic School in the Atwima Nwabiagya District since his enstoolment four years ago.
 
KUMASI:
Kumasi houses next military hospital
Wednesday, June 18 2008
The Ministry of Defence has planned to build a military hospital complex in Kumasi at an estimated cost of 90,000,000 million euros.
(DABOYA) WEST GONJA:
US Marines provide free medical care
Wednesday, June 18 2008
A team of medical doctors from the United States Marines in collaboration with the Ghana Army, are undertaking a three-week military training exercise and free medical outreach programme in Daboya in the West Gonja District.
(DERMA) TANO SOUTH:
Youth cry for road rehabilitation
Thursday, June 19 2008
The youth of Derma in Tano South District of Brong-Ahafo have appealed to the government to rehabilitate the Asuoso-Techimantia feeder road to facilitate transportation of farm producuce in the area.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Farm labourer enrolled in school
Thursday, June 19 2008
The rescue, adoption and enrolment of Master Daniel Ayaaba, a 19-year old farm labour from Bawku in the Upper West Region in school, gave practical meaning to the celebration of this year’s International World Day against Child Labour at Juaso in the Asante Akim North district.
(OYOKO) NEW JUABEN :
Move to mitigate global warming
Thursday, June 19 2008
Students of Oyoko Methodist Senior High School near Koforidua have planted about 1,500 seedlings of various tree species to mark the World Environment Day Celebration.
(PUSU-NAMONGO) TALENSI- NABDAM:
Widows provided with accomodation
Thursday, June 19 2008
The management of Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), an NGO established to address problems facing widows and orphans is providing a 21-room accommodation for widows in Upper East Region.
   
(KOTOBAABI) TMA:
Police kill armed robber in confrontation
Thursday, June 19 2008
An unidentified armed robber in his 20’s was in the early hours of Wednesday killed at Kotobaabi, a suburb in the Tema Metropolis during a confrontation between personnel from the Sakumono District Police Patrol team and armed men.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Drivers schooled
Thursday, June 19 2008
The National Insurance Commission (NIC), has organized a forum in Koforidua to sensitize commercial drivers, car owners and the general public on the existence of different types of insurance schemes and the need for drivers in particular to ensure that their vehicles are insured.
(ACCRA) AMA:
CEPS donates to health institutions
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has donated GH¢10,000 to three health institutions in Accra to enhance  their operations.
NATIONAL:
Tsatsu in for five years
Thursday, June 19 2008
Former Chief Excutive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation ,Tsatsu Tsikata was sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra Fast Track High Court.
ACCRA:
GWCL to disconnect pipes in drains
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is soon to start an exercise to disconnect pipelines which are either not buried in the ground or found laid in gutters and drains.
(KUMASI) CPP :
Ashanti dissociates itself from pronouncements
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the CPP has dissociated itself from the statement attributed to Mr F.A Jantuah, an executive committee member and regional education officer of the party asking for the immediate removal of Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom as the party’s flagbearer.
HO:
New Constables urged to refrain from corruption
Thursday, June 19 2008
Commissioner of Police, Mr Yaw Adu-Gyimah, has appealed to Senior Police Officers to educate new Constables to refrain from corruption that had become synonymous with the Service
ACCRA:
Amend political party funding laws
Thursday, June 19 2008
Executive Director for Centre for Democratic Development, Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, has called for the amendment of the political party funding laws to reflect the realities on the ground.
STMA:
GT watchdog committee nabs cable thief
Thursday, June 19 2008
A watchdog group made up of the staff of the Ghana Telecommunications Company (GT) in Sekondi-Takoradi has arrested a man who was cutting telecommunication cables belonging to the company.
TAMALE :
Call for replacement of MCE
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Concerned Youth Association of Tamale, a Tamale based pressure group, has called for the immediate replacement of Mr Mohammed Amin Anta, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) citing inefficiencies under his administration.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC:
Engage in Legislative process-MP
Thursday, June 19 2008
The failure of Ghanaians, particularly civil society and business groups to be actively engaged on the legislative process is hampering the effectiveness of Parliament to pass laws that can stimulate a more rapid growth of businesses in the country, Dr. Ben Kumbour, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) spokesperson on Finance, has said.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC to champion national cohesion and reconciliation
Thursday, June 19 2008
Flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Attah Mills, said that if his party recaptured political power in the December 7, General Election, it would make national reconciliation and cohesion a foremost priority.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan admits Rennes move
Thursday, June 19 2008
Ghanaian forward Asamoah Gyan has admitted a move to the French League 1 after admitting he is aware of interest in his services from Stade Rennes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barusso to secure Roma place
Thursday, June 19 2008
Ghana midfielder Ahmed Barusso is confident he can seal a regular place at AS Roma when he re-joins the Italian side after his loan spell at Galatasaray.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tetteh denies Bekoe’s allegation
Thursday, June 19 2008
Sellas Tetteh has rubbished suggestions that Eric Bekoe has not become a Black Stars regular because of a grudge between himself and the player dating back to Bekoe’s time at Liberty Professionals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben beat Tema Youth
Thursday, June 19 2008
Kessben F/C played a determined game to chalk a convincing 3-1 win over visiting Tema Youth in their Onetouch mid-week premiership encounter at the Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese on the Lake Bosumtwi road in the Ashanti Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions keep dream on course
Thursday, June 19 2008
Kpando Heart of Lions kept their dream of playing in this year’s CAF Champions League on course when they recorded a pulsating 2-2 drawn game against Kumasi-based King Faisal Babies in their mid-week 26th Week Onetouch Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts cruise on
Thursday, June 19 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak exhibited some amount of consistency in their performance when they defeated Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals 2-1 in their 26th Week Onetouch Premier League match played at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU holds Ashgold
Thursday, June 19 2008
Obuasi Ashantigold on Wednesday settled for a goalless drawn game with visiting Real Tamale United (RTU) at the Len Clay Stadium, Obuasi in their 26th Week Premier League match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Oly shock Kotoko
Thursday, June 19 2008
Struggling Great Olympics produced a "shocker of the season" performance to beat Onetouch Premier League leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko 2-0 in their Week 26 clash on Wednesday in pursuance of their battle against relegation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Thursday, June 19 2008
The results of the 26th Week Onetouch Premier League matches played on June 18, 2008 are as follows:
(KUMASI) CRIME:
Cab driver jailed two years for stealing
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Ashanti New Town Court in Kumasi, has sentenced a 22 year old cab driver to two years imprisonment in hard labour, for robbing two ladies of their mobile phones at separate locations.
(CAPE COAST) CRIME:
Driver bailed after death of a 12-year-old
Thursday, June 19 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted Samuel Kweku Aidoo 32, a driver GH¢5,000 bail by for allegedly causing the death of a 12-year-old boy Seth Abdulai.
(CAPE COAST) CRIME:
Porter jailed five years for stealing
Thursday, June 19 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 31-year-old Togolese Robert Issaka, also known as Robert Ebenezer, a porter at Saltpond, to five years imprisonment on his own plea for stealing two car bonnets valued at GH¢250.
ACCRA:
Osei-Mensah for ECOWAS Parliament
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Legislature on Thursday approved the nomination of Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, MP for Bosomtwe to replace Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Member of Ghana’s Delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament, who has been appointed as Minister of State.
(OBUASI) OMA:
’Invest in agric to avert food crisis’
Thursday, June 19 2008
The 2005 best farmer in the Obuasi Municipality, Mr John K. Brimpong, has appealed to government to step-up investment in agriculture to save the country from the impact of global warming.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Initiatives to fight drug trafficking oulined
Thursday, June 19 2008
The provision of an X-ray machine at the Kotoka International Airport, speed boats to patrol the coastline and an intensive and effective training of personnel at the Narcotics Control Board, Navy, Police and other stakeholders could make a positive impact in the campaign against drugs.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA to prosecute rate defaulters
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is to embark on “massive prosecution” of property owners and rate payers who have defaulted in payment of the 2007 demand notices.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Strict corrective measures encouraged
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Director of Akim State College, Nana Yaw Asare Dzikunu, has charged parents to instill discipline in their children, to supplement educational institutions’ efforts.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA:
Contractor pays insurance premium for orphans
Thursday, June 19 2008
An Accra based contractor, Mr Sampson Abrokwa, has paid GH¢ 2,000 as health insurance premium for 280 orphans and under privileged persons in the Agona East District to enable them register with the National Health Insurance Scheme.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA:
MP aspirant advocates for ’beach schools’
Thursday, June 19 2008
Fishermen along fishing communities in the Tema Metropolis have been asked to liaise with parliamentarians to construct schools along the coast to whip-up interest in education.
    
(APAM) GOMOA:
Assembly loses GH¢1.24 million over capital impasse
Thursday, June 19 2008
The Gomoa District Assembly has lost a total of GH¢ 1.24 million as a share of the District Assembly Common Fund due to the impasse over the location of the capital for the newly created Gomoa East District.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
Policies dissemination not propaganda – MCE
Thursday, June 19 2008
Dissemination of government policies and programmes by officials of the Information Services Department (ISD) should not be construed as campaigning for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Robert Quainoo-Arthur, Mfantseman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has said.
(AGONA MANKRONG) AGONA:
Collapsed building kills school girl
Thursday, June 19 2008
The District Chief Executive for Agona East, Mr. Dennis Armah-Frimpong, has urged people in the area to pull down all death-trap buildings during the raining season to avoid calamities.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Stakeholders urged to achieve target
Friday, June 20 2008
Key players in the cocoa industry have been tasked to play their respective roles effectively towards achieving the one million tonnes cocoa production target by 2010.
ACCRA:
CEPS projects revenue shortfall
Friday, June 20 2008
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) may not hit its revenue target for this year, as actions taken by government to lessen the rising cost of living on the public would result in a potential revenue shortfall of GH¢65 million from its target of GH¢1,917 million.
(MAMPONTENG-ASHANTI) KWABRE:
Assembly supports disaster victims
Friday, June 20 2008
Twelve domestic fire victims from various communities in the Kwabre district have been presented with relief items including 80 bags of cement and 25 packets of roofing sheets worth 4,300 Ghana Cedis.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Deforestation poses danger-Minister
Friday, June 20 2008
Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Ms Esther Obeng Dapaah, has expressed worry about the rate at which the country’s forest and wildlife is declining and its impact on livelihood of the people.
(AHMAHOMASU) FANTEAKWA:
Teachers commended
Friday, June 20 2008
The newly appointed Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Mr Kwadwo Osei Owusu, has commended teachers in the area for accepting to work in difficult and challenging areas.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Magician jailed
Friday, June 20 2008
A 32-year-old magician who defrauded a boy of GH¢ 1500 under the pretext of doubling the amount at Agogo has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court.
ACCRA:
FDB to determine state of cow legs
Friday, June 20 2008
An Accra Regional Tribunal has ordered the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) to check whether or not the cow legs and hide seized together with the 399 parcels of cocaine at Nsawam recently were wholesome.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Corruption still a canker
Friday, June 20 2008
A survey conducted by the Ghana Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on corruption this year has found that 75 per cent of households regard the phenomenom as a serious national problem.
ACCRA:
CHRAJ urges refugees to abide by laws
Friday, June 20 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has appealed to refugees to, as a matter of necessity, always operate within the confines of the laws of their host countries, as enshrine in the International Refugee Convention.
NKWANTA :
Gov’t secures funds for compensation
Friday, June 20 2008
Deputy Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Mr Andrew Adjei-Yeboah, said government had secured funds to pay compensation under the National Resources and Environmental Governance (NREG) programme.
(KUMASI) KMA:
About 0.5 per cent donate blood annually
Friday, June 20 2008
About 0.5 per cent Africans donate blood annually as compared to about 90 per cent blood donors in Europe and America.
CAPE COAST:
Teenage pregnancy is high
Friday, June 20 2008
Cape Coast Metropolitan Director of Health Services, Dr Joseph Nuertey, has expressed concern about the high rate of pregnancy among young girls as a result of child labour in the metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Strikers’ reality show out soon
Friday, June 20 2008
A reality show to hunt for strikers will soon be rolled out within Ghanaian soccer circles.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Goals make champions" - Owusu
Friday, June 20 2008
Former Black Stars striker, Dan Owusu has rued the absence of a "world class" striker in the current national teams.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan needs to learn more
Friday, June 20 2008
Anthony Annan may be one of the young members in the Black Stars team who has grown from being a bit-part player to become a mainstay for the team.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars must show supremacy
Friday, June 20 2008
Black Stars players would have a responsibility to live up to expectation when Ghana host Gabon in the reverse game of the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch League Preview
Friday, June 20 2008
Asante Kotoko will win their 21st league title if they beat Real Sportive on Saturday at the Baba Yara Stadium with four matches to end the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Attuquayefio blames referees
Friday, June 20 2008
Jones Attuquayefio says Liberty Professionals have lost too many games this season because of poor refereeing decisions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zamalek withdraw Agogo’s offer
Friday, June 20 2008
Egyptian giants Zamalek have withrawn their lucrative offer for Ghana striker Junior Agogo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana/Gabon game kicks-off 17:00 GMT
Friday, June 20 2008
The kick off time for Sunday’s 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers between Ghana and Gabon is at 17:00 GMT (5pm local time), the Ghana Football Association has announced.
(SAMPA) JAMAN NORTH:
HIV victim divorced by wife
Friday, June 20 2008
A 45-year old man who tested HIV positive has been divorced by his wife at Sampa, the capital of Jaman North District in Brong Ahafo.
NATIONAL:
Autoimmune diseases on the rise - Experts
Friday, June 20 2008
Health experts say autoimmune diseases are becoming prevalent in Ghana and there is the need to give sufferers adequate care and support.
HO :
Educationist bemoans financial malfeasance
Friday, June 20 2008
Deputy Director of Education in-charge of Human Resource and Manpower Development at the Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Kofi Torku, has bemoaned the rampant financial malfeasance of some heads of educational institutions in the country, especially in the Volta Region.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Focus on preventive health care-Asantehene
Friday, June 20 2008
Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has underscored the need for the nation to make a conscious effort at focusing and promoting preventive health care.
ACCRA:
MTN launches MTN zone
Friday, June 20 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana, has announced the launch of a new Innovative service named MTN Zone.
NATIONAL:
“Africa’s future lies in Green Revolution”-Kofi Annan
Friday, June 20 2008
Former UN Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, says the most critical question for Africa’s future is a ‘Green revolution’ that would ensure that African farmers “dramatically increase their output so that Africa can feed itself and not be dependent on food aid.”
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Asante Akim South approves 2008 Budget
Friday, June 20 2008
Members of the Asante Akim South District Assembly have approved a budget estimate of GH¢ 1,012,699.79 for the year 2008.
(TEMA) TMA:
Church rehabilitates over 250 drug addicts
Friday, June 20 2008
The Good News Church has registered 253 drug and alcoholic addicts within the Tema Municipality and they are currently undergoing intensive evangelism and rehabilitation.
BOLGATANGA:
Chieftaincy Act to do the ’trick’
Friday, June 20 2008
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture Affairs, Mr. Samson Kwaku Boafo, has assured that there will not be room for chieftaincy conflicts under the Chieftaincy Act, which has been passed by Parliament.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
New shape for Cape Coast Castle soon
Friday, June 20 2008
The Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Mrs Oboshie Sai-Cofie, on Thursday presented two cheques, whose value was undisclosed, to the Oguaa Traditional Council, as its share of revenue accrued from operations at the Cape Coast castle in April and May this year, in Cape Coast.
(JUKWA) TWIFO/HEMAN/LOWER DENKYIRA:
Jukwa students tidy up environment
Friday, June 20 2008
The Jukwa Senior High School Scripture Union students has undertaken a two-hour clean-up exercise at the Jukwa Health Centre and the township to mark the Union’s 10th anniversary celebration.
HO:
HIV/AIDS patients shy away from anti-retroviral drugs
Friday, June 20 2008
The Director of Policy and Planning, Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), Dr. Sylvia J. Anie, has said only about 20 per cent of People Living With HIV/AIDS  took anti-retroviral drugs in Ghana.
(AWOROWA) KINTAMPO NORTH:
President cuts sod for work on trunk roads
Saturday, June 21 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for work to begin on the reconstruction of two major trunk roads in Brong Ahafo.
(ABANDZE) MFANTSEMAN:
Women urged to play advocacy for peace
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Mfantseman Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic education (NCCE), Ms. Margaret Mary Sackey, has called on Ghanaian women to play an advocacy in ensuring peace during the upcoming general elections.
(BEYIN) JOMORO:
Land Secretariat inaugurated
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Deputy Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines, Mr Andrew Adjei Yeboah, has said that, one major principle underlying the establishment of Customary Land Secretariats (CLS) in the country is to facilitate proper documentation of land rights and transactions.
(DAMANG) TARKWA NSUAEM:
AGL suspends underground mining project
Saturday, June 21 2008
Abosso Goldfields Limited (AGL) has suspended the proposed underground mine project due to an invasion of its concession by illegal miners.
(AJENUA BEPO) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Farmers protest againts Newmont
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Concerned Farmers Association has protested against statements reported to have been made by the Minister of Lands, Forestry  and Mines that Newmont would be issued with a permit to mine in the Ajenua Bepo forest reserve by the end of the year.
CAPE COAST:
C/R school heads acquire bus
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Central Regional chapter of the conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has acquired a nineteen-seater TATA bus to facilitate movement of the members especially those who do not have school buses.
SUNYANI:
Fire Service to establish College
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Felix Kwame Ferkah, has announced that the Ghana National Fire Service is to establish a Fire College.
HOHOE:
Chief launches anti-malaria campaign
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, has launched an anti-malaria drive with a clean-up exercise in his traditional area.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level rising
Saturday, June 21 2008
The water level in the Akosombo Dam has started rising.
(TEMA)TMA:
Take malaria medication serious
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate has advised malaria patients to desist from neglecting their medications halfway through treatment as doing so complicate the disease.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Assembly to spend GH¢300,000 on roads
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Bawku West District Assembly in Upper East Region is to spend about GH¢300,000 in the rehabilitation of roads that were affected by floods last year.
NATIONAL:
Tsikata’s case- AG’s Departmant to go to court
Saturday, June 21 2008
The Attorney-General’s (AG) Department says it will attend the Supreme Court hearing next week of the case in which Tsatsu Tsikata, the jailed former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, is seeking an order to call further evidence in his trial for causing financial loss to the state.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Teachers urged to contribute to fund
Sunday, June 22 2008
Teachers have been urged to take seriously, their contributions to
the Teachers Trust Fund, to enable them to undertake personal
investments and prepare them for a better retirement.
(NKONYA) JASIKAN:
Nkonya and Alavanyo set for lasting peace
Sunday, June 22 2008
The chiefs and queen mothers of Nkonya and Alavanyo in the Volta Region on Saturday called on their citizens to accept the maps of the disputed boundary land as a commitment to the peace process going on between the two communities.
ACCRA:
Increase education on climate change
Sunday, June 22 2008
The Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi-Hughes, has called for continuous education on climate change in order to protect the environment from degradation.
ACCRA:
Wildlife Society organizes route march
Sunday, June 22 2008
The Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) has organized a route march as part of its 21st anniversary to remind the public on the need to act responsibly towards the environment.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Brotherhood of the cross visits Chief Imam
Sunday, June 22 2008
Apostle Gabriel Okojie of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheik Nuhu Sharabutu, at his residence.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
Workshop on reproductive health ends
Sunday, June 22 2008
The Ghana Branch of the Society For Women and AIDS in Africa (SWAA), a Pan African Women’s Organization with its headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, has held a day’s “Project start up” workshop for 30 people in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District on the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health issues in the district.
NKWANTA SOUTH:
Funding for biodiversity conservation declines
Sunday, June 22 2008
Deputy Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Mr Andrew Adjei-Yeboah has said public funding towards the provision of proper biodiversity conservation continues to decline in many developing countries including Ghana.
CAPE COAST:
Accident victims still on admission
Sunday, June 22 2008
Six out of the 38 people who were injured in the Dompoase motor accident near Komenda Junction on June 12 and taken to the Central Regional Hospital are still on admission.
TAMALE:
Measures to reduce Guinea worm by 100%
Sunday, June 22 2008
The Ghana Guinea Worm Eradication Programme in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service has organised a day’s workshop for stakeholders in the campaign against Guinea Worm on Thursday in Tamale.
WA:
Take land demarcation of serious
Sunday, June 22 2008
Executive Director of Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), a non-governmental organisation, Mr. Bernard Guri, has appealed to chiefs in the Upper West Region to develop traditional strategies for land demarcation, documentation and management to meet the interest of all stakeholders.
WA:
Lets chiefs deal with lower governance
Sunday, June 22 2008
The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has suggested to the government to give mandate to chiefs to deal with lower governance.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Fisherman drowns in sea
Sunday, June 22 2008
Kwabena Anobil, a 20-year-old fisherman from Apam drowned when he slipped from his canoe and fell into the sea.
(AKIM ODA) :
Communities provided with social amenities
Monday, June 23 2008
Eight communities in the Birim Central Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region, have been provided with social amenities, including classroom blocks, water and sanitation.
(TIKOBO) JOMORO:
Incidence of fraud, bane of rural banks
Monday, June 23 2008
Managing Director of the ARB Apex Bank, Mr Eric Osei-Bonsu, has cautioned the management of community and rural banks to be alert and strengthen their internal control mechanisms, by strictly enforcing security checks to minimise risks and incidence of fraud.
(SUHUM) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTER:
Schools organize open day
Monday, June 23 2008
The Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District Assembly Experimental A and B Cluster of schools has held its open day celebration at Suhum.
ACCRA:
Show humility before your subordinates
Monday, June 23 2008
Leaders have been asked to subdue themselves before their subordinates and not lord over them.
(BUABUALA) BAWKU:
Seventeen people slaughtered
Monday, June 23 2008
Seventeen people, including a set of twin boys aged about seven years have been confirmed dead at Buabuala, a suburb of  Bawku in the latest outbreak of fighting.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
MHIS holds annual general meeting
Monday, June 23 2008
The Sekondi Sub Metropolitan Health Insurance Scheme has paid claims totalling 918,297.00 Ghana Cedis to 64,733 clients in 2007,
the Scheme Manager, Mr Charles Osei Amoako Enti, has said.
BAWKU:
Boafo calls for prayers for peace in Bawku
Monday, June 23 2008
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture Affairs, Mr. Sampson Kwaku Boafo has appealed to churches and mosques to set aside some days to pray for peace to return to Bawku.
(BREMAN-ASIKUMA) CRIME :
Steel Bender fines
Monday, June 23 2008
A Breman Asikuma magistrate court has fined a 25-year-old steel bender 450 Ghana cedis for stealing 12 pieces of iron rods valued at 900 Ghana Cedis belonging to his landlady.
(KASOA) EFFUTU :
Protect NHIS – Specialist
Monday, June 23 2008
The Skin Diseases Specialist formerly of Ankaful Disease Control Hospital, Dr. Kobina Atta Bainson, has urged Ghanaians  to jealously embrace and nurture the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
AGONA SWEDRU :
More teachers needed for the hearing impaired
Monday, June 23 2008
Agona West Municipal Officer of the Department of Social Welfare, Ms. Monica Siaw, has appealed to the government to assist in the training of sign language teachers to serve as interpreters at health facilities, courts, churches and other public places for hearing impaired persons.
(TEMA) TMA :
Strike a balance between culture and technology
Monday, June 23 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, Mr. Albert Boakye Otchere has called on the youth to strike a balance between culture and technology in order to derive the
maximum benefits of the two.
(ATOBIASE-ASHANTI) ADANSI SOUTH:
Farmer stabs friend to death
Monday, June 23 2008
A 37-year-old farmer, Akwasi Bio has allegedly stabbed his friend Kwasi Obeng 37, to death with a knife at Atobiase near New Edubiase in Adansi South District.
(MANSO-AFRASO) AMANSIE WEST :
Millennium Village Project gets support
Monday, June 23 2008
Amansie West District Assembly has presented two ambulances and two community tractor trucks estimated at 160,000 dollars to the management of United Nations (UN) Millennium Village Project (MVP).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana struggle to beat Gabon
Monday, June 23 2008
An unimpressive Ghana side managed to beat the Panthers Nationale of Gabon 2-0 in their Group Five clash of the 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas content with Stars lessons
Monday, June 23 2008
He had come in for criticism and praise since assuming head coach duties for the Black Stars on a temporal basis but Sellas Tetteh bows out with pride, he said.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Tafo Golf Club wallop Celebrity
Monday, June 23 2008
Tafo Golf Club put up a splendid performance to beat Celebrity Golf Club of Sakumono 7-1 in their Inter club Match-Play Golf Championship played at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna United sanctioned
Monday, June 23 2008
Zaytuna United FC has been directed to honour its last two home Premier League matches at the Sunyani Coronation Park.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko crowned League Champions
Monday, June 23 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko clinched their 21st Ghanaian league title on Saturday after beating Real Sportive 2-1.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Ecobank robbery: Cop on duty dies
Monday, June 23 2008
The police guard who was shot during a robbery at the Western Union outlet of the Ecobank at Madina this morning June 23, 2008 has died. The robbers took away cash to the tune of GH¢60,000. They also made away with two AK47 riffles belonging to the policemen.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU revive hopes
Monday, June 23 2008
Real Tamale United (RTU) on Saturday survived a Great Olympics’ scare when they came from a goal down to win the maximum three points to register two goals in their Onetouch Premier League match played at the Tamale Sports stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal steal points from Hearts
Monday, June 23 2008
Visiting Kumasi King Faisal forced Accra Hearts of Oak to a goalless drawn game in the 27th Week Premier League match at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Saturda
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks hold Kessben
Monday, June 23 2008
Gamba All Blacks F/C on Saturday held Kessben F/C to a 1-1 pulsating drawn game in their Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese on the Lake Bosumtwi road.
(WA) WMA:
Ghanaians urged to rekindle communal spirit
Monday, June 23 2008
Ghanaians have been called upon to rekindle communal spirit to address the poor sanitation challenges confronting many communities nationwide.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
27th week league Results
Monday, June 23 2008
Results of the 27th Week Premier League matches played on Saturday, June 21.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Ghana’s reserves to last four months -Apraku
Monday, June 23 2008
Ghana has enough foreign reserves to cater for the nation’s expenditure for four months, the National Campaign Director of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Kofi  Konadu Apraku, has said.
(AWOROWA) TECHIMAN:
Road construction list now endless
Monday, June 23 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for work to begin on two major trunk roads in Brong-Ahafo Region.
(TEMA) TMA:
MTTU Officials threatened by unidentified drivers
Monday, June 23 2008
The Tema Regional Police Commander, Dcop John Kudalor says the command has received several hand- written letters from unidentified drivers threatening MTTU officials in their line of duty.
ASANTE MAMPONG:
Mamponghene advocates for new tourism phase
Monday, June 23 2008
The Mamponghene, Daasebre Osei Bonsu, has called for an independent body to manage tourism. 
(MIRIGU) KASSENA NANKANA :
Man clubs relatives to death.
Tuesday, June 24 2008
A 36 year old farmer, Mr Apureyure Ahosbuno, yesterday morning allegedly clubbed his five year old son, Yaw Ahosbuno and 32 year old brother, Mr Apewin Ahosbuno to death at Mirigu in the Kassena Nankana District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields Ghana congratulates Stars
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Headline sponsor of the Black Stars, Gold Fields Ghana has congratulated the team for a making a strong start to the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers.
(KUNTANSE) BOSOMTWE :
Fire Service to source for funds
Tuesday, June 24 2008
A Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) donor conference will soon be held in Accra to source for funds.
 
(BIBIANI) BAB :
UNICEF aids girls in deprived areas
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The United Nations Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) has presented a bicycle each to eight girls in theBibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District who travel betweenthree to 10 kilometres daily to attend school.
NORTH TONGU:
108 communities get potable water
Tuesday, June 24 2008
In line with government’s agenda of eradicating poverty, especiallyamong rural people, 108 communities and institutions within NorthTongu, Dangme West and East were provided with a conventional treatment plant system that supplies potable drinking water.
NKORANZA :
Voter ID does not guarantee eligibility – NCCE
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Nkoranza District Electoral Officer, Mr Kofi Frimpong, said having Voter’s Identification Card does not automatically make one an eligible voter if his or her name cannot be found in the Electoral Register.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Jawula’s bid for running mate gains support
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Gaza Association, a gender-based pressure group within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) based in the Northern Region, has called on the flag bearer of the party to consider Lepo-Wura Mohammed Nuru Deen Jawula as his running mate.
(TAMALE) NPP:
"Economy would have been worse under NDC"- Dr. Apraku
Tuesday, June 24 2008
A leading member of the NPP has stated that the current economic hardships facing the people as a result of the global rise in the prices of oil and food would have been worse under an NDC government.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS discusses rising food and oil prices
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Mid-year Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and government, scheduled for today June 23, will among other issues discuss the rising global oil prices and the soaring cost of basic food items and its impact on the economies of member states.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI:
Increase traditional representation in District Assemblies
Tuesday, June 24 2008
President of the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, Naa Bohagu Mahami Abudulai, has appealed to the government to increase the number of chiefs in its nominations into the district assemblies to enable them contribute more effectively to the development of their areas.
(TAMALE) CPP:
CPP Flag bearer outdoors “unity tour”
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Flag bearer of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), Doctor Paa Kwesi Nduom, has called on members and supporters of the party to unite and present a formidable front for this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
NATIONAL:
Delays in passing information bill is to strengthen the bases
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Minister for Information and National Orientation, Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, said that the delay in the passing of the Information bill was to enable government to strengthen the base for its implementation.
(ACCRA) :
NPP’s support on the decline - CDD
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) on Monday said the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) was suffering from popular alienation few months to the December polls.
NKORANZA:
Extend Capitation Grant to private schools
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Chairman of the Nkoranza District branch of the Ghana National Association of Private schools, Mr. Seth B. Odoi Josephson, has called on the Government to extend the capitation grants to private schools to complement the efforts of proprietors.
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Carpenters schooled
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Members of the Birim Central Municipality Carpenters Association have ended a four-day advocacy skill workshop at Akyem Oda.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH :
Church renders social service to community
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Church of Pentecost at Tepa West District has climaxed their Pentecost and Social Services Week Celebration with a three-hour clean-up exercise at Tepa District Hospital and donation of provisions and food items worth three hundred Ghana Cedis to the hospital patients.
TAMALE :
Philanthropist donates to children’s home
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Executive Director of the Dolan Ayana Farms, Alhaji Yakubu Ayana, has donated items valued over GH¢ 3,000.00 to the Nyohini Children’s Home in Tamale.
(NANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Rural Bank posts impressive profit
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Nankese-based South Akim Rural Bank (SARB) has posted a profit of GH¢ 190,386 in 2007, an indication of the buoyancy of the bank in weathering the global economic downturn that was expected to adversely affect the performance of the finance sector in the country.
CHEREPONI:
CHPS compounds get support
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is spending about 31,000 dollars to provide equipment and materials for Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in seven districts in the three northern regions.
(AGONA NKWANTA) AGONA:
Plastic waste management assumes new phase
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Pupils of the Abura District Assembly Junior High School emerged winners in a pilot collection and recycling of plastic waste, launched in the Ahanta West District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Long term coach, the Priority
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Ghana Football Association has turned its attention to the search for a new coach for the Black Stars after a busy month of qualifiers but has warned it will require patience to get the right man.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana needs top class coach - Pele
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Abedi Ayew Pele says the Ghana Football Association must pull all the stops to get a top class coach for the senior national team regardless of colour.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Prez honours Hayatou
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Issa Hayatou has been nominated for the National Awards for the Order of the Volta - Member (Sports) by Ghana’s President John Agyekum Kufuor.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe still tops scorers chart
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s top striker, Eric Bekoe tops the scorers chart of the Onetouch Premier League with 13 goals after 27 matches.
BAWKU:
93 rounded up
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Ninety-three persons have been rounded up in a swoop conducted by security forces in connection with the killing of over a dozen people in Bawku over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ahly beat Liberty
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Cape Coast Nadel Ahly Rovers whipped Ankaful based Liberty Rainbow 3-0 in their Central Region Division Two league match played at the Cape Coast Robert Mensah stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Addo to return soon
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Eric Addo expects to make a full recovery from an ankle injury that ruled him out of Ghana’s last World Cup qualifier against Gabon.
(SPORTS- BOXING) FOREIGN:
Fenech wins legends fight
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Jeff Fenech has beaten Azumah Nelson in a majority points decision in their junior middleweight boxing bout at Vodafone Arena.
ACCRA:
Education for all on course
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Domonoc Fobih, has said nations must continue to create the necessary conditions for intercultural and interfaith dialogue that eliminates ethnic and interfaith prejudices and conflicts.
HO:
Gender activism must allay men fears
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Miss Grace Opong of the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) on Tuesday urged female gender activists to make their campaign against gender stereotyping appealing to men.
(LEKLEBI-DUGA) KADJEBI:
Computerised, placement system modifications soon
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, has said academic excellence in the model school concept would be of little relevance if support for basic schools, especially children education within the local setting, fails to get attention.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Alhaji Mustapha bemoans Northern conflicts
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, on Tuesday said conflicts in the Northern part were orchestrated and financed by certain interest groups who did not reside in the region.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Student teachers back in school
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Authorities of University of Education, Winneba (UEW) on Monday organized a day’s workshop to welcome 2,161 final year students who returned from nine months internship (teaching practice) in the classroom.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Fuel consumption to reduce
Tuesday, June 24 2008
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Anthony E. Amoah,  has appealed to heads of department in the region to endeavour to reduce their fuel consumption.
NKORANZA:
Nkoranza Technical Institute admits students
Tuesday, June 24 2008
Authorities of the Nkoranza Technical Institute, the first model technical institute in Brong Ahafo Region has admitted its first batch of students.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Car dealer remaded over fraud
Tuesday, June 24 2008
A 45-year-old car dealer, Yaw Dadzie, was on Tuesday remanded in prison custody by a circuit court at Cape Coast for allegedly defrauding one Mr Alexander Frimpong of GH¢ 1,400.
  
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Fisherman remanded for defilement
Tuesday, June 24 2008
A 20-year-old fisherman, Kwaku Atta, was on Tuesday remanded in prison custody by a circuit court at Cape Coast for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old pupil and threatening her with death.
BOLGATANGA:
Parties adopt road safety code
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Political parties in the Upper East Region have adopted a road safety code to ensure safety on the roads, before, during and after the 2008 Election.
(ABELIKOPE) KETU:
Suspicious object washed ashore near Aflao
Wednesday, June 25 2008
A drum-like metal object, the size of about four 50-gallon drums and about seven feet high has been washed ashore at Abelikope, near Aflao.
AKATSI:
Schools in Akatsi District on unofficial holiday
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Basic schools in the Akatsi District are on unofficial holiday as a result of bad roads and poor school infrastructure made worse by heavy rains in the district.
(KPASSA) NPP:
Akufo-Addo pledges to strengthen institutions for rule of law
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo,  said the next NPP Government would strengthen the security services and Judiciary to enforce the rule of law for accelerated socio-economic development.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NCCE introduces new programme for schools
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has introduced a programme for “Project Citizen” in selected schools to infuse civic values and patriotism in the youth through extra academic work for the school children.
ACCRA:
Presidential debates slated for October, November
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA Ghana) has fixed October 15 and November 12 for the Northern and Southern sector Election 2008 Presidential debates respectively.
(KULUNGUGU) BAWKU:
Massive exodus from Bawku
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Hundreds of residents are fleeing the conflict zone in Bawku and heading for neighbouring communities in Burkina Faso and Togo following sporadic gunshots in the municipality on Monday night.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) CPP:
CPP elects parliamentary candidate
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Mrs Comfort Wilson Aggrey 63, a retired educationist has been elected Convention People’s Party (CPP) Parliamentary aspirant for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Constituency in Election 2008.
(KYEREYAASO) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Pupil accidentally shoots teacher to death
Wednesday, June 25 2008
A 13-year-old pupil, Yaw Amankwaa of Kyereyaaso, D/A Primary School near Nyinahin, has shot to death 54-year-old Ms Felicia Gyemaa, a teacher in the school.
NATIONAL:
Zimbabwean polls should be postponed-Ki-Moon
Wednesday, June 25 2008
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged authorities in Zimbabwe to postpone the presidential run-off election slated for Friday, in light of ongoing violence and the “understandable decision” by the opposition candidate to withdraw from the polls.
(NKWANTA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Boy 8, drowns in flood water
Wednesday, June 25 2008
An eight-year-old boy’s determination to retrieve his slipper from flood waters has resulted in his death at Nkwanta near Juaso  in the Asante Akim South District.
(TEPA) NPP:
Youth wing donates blood
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Medical Superintendent in charge of Tepa District Hospital, Dr Isaac Akuamoah Boateng, has appealed to Ghanaians, especially the youth, who are strong and healthy, to make blood donation a part of their moral duty to save lives.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene urges banks to be innovative
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has challenged financial institutions to design innovative strategies that will help attract ordinary traders to transact business with them.
(KROBO) TECHIMAN:
Tax dodgers warned
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Chairman of Krobo Area Council in Techiman Municipality, Mr. Assah Baffour-Seidu has warned people  in the area to desist from dodging the payment of taxes or face prosecution when found out.
NATIONAL:
Negotiations on GT ends in June
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Negotiations for the process to privatise the Ghana Telecommunication Company (GT) is to close by the end of June 2008, Minister of Communication, Dr. Benjamin Aggrey-Ntim, announced in Accra.
(SUMBRUNGU) BOLGATANGA:
Ministry takes measures to improve sanitation
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment is taking measures to put in place the required  policy, institutional and implementation frameworks that would give a clear direction on effective sanitation service delivery in the country.
(BEKWAI) BEKWAI ASANTE:
Neighbour impregnates 2 sisters
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Bekwai Police are searching for a 35-year-old man who has allegedly impregnated two sisters aged 12 and 15 years.
NATIONAL :
Police offer GH¢8,000
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Police Administration has instituted an GH¢8,000 reward for information about the armed robbers who attacked the Madina branch of Ecobank, shot and killed a cop guarding a bullion van and made away with GH¢60,000.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Midweek Preview
Wednesday, June 25 2008
With the league title decided already after Asante Kotoko clinched the title last Saturday, the remaining fifteen premiership sides would have lots to play for in midweek as the OneTouch Premier League enters match-day-28 on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB summons Opeele
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Tema Youth coach Isaac Opeele Boateng has been summoned by the Professional League Board (PLB) to substantiate allegations that bribery is rife in Ghana’s Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Confusion over league trophy
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have rejected the Professional League Board (PLB)’s quest to hand them the Premier League title next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede to captain U-20
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Andre ’Dede’ Ayew, son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele, has been made the captain of Ghana’s U-20 team.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Hundreds to participate in Olympic Day Run
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Hundreds of people from all walks of life and in all age categories have registered to participate in this year’s Olympic Day Run to be held in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Corporate bodies must support schools
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Volta Regional Chairman of the Schools and Colleges Sports Federation, Mr Musah Yamba Issahaku, has urged corporate bodies to support government in providing requisite sponsorship packages to school sports to make it more competitive and rewarding.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Feyenoord, Kotoko over Afful’s release
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord have asked Asante Kotoko to come clean on the release of Harrison Afful after his one-year loan move.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Republic Day match rates
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Ghana League Clubs Association, (GHALCA) organizers of the 2008 President’s Cup match between run-away Premier League champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Kpando Heart of Lions has released rates for the game.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Protect the welfare of children – Judge
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The welfare and interest of children must be a primary consideration in all matters of life for Ghanaians, Nyinahin District Magistrate Court Judge, Mr Augustine Essah, has said.
(AKOSOMBO) NEW JUABEN:
UNICEF, GJA school Journalists
Wednesday, June 25 2008
A two-day orientation workshop to sensitise the media on guidelines for ethical reporting on children ended at Akosombo on Tuesday with a call on journalists to be sensitive when reporting on children.
ACCRA:
Efficient labels to protect consumers
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Energy Commission will soon introduce energy efficiency labels as a guide to determine the efficiency of electrical appliances in the country as regards required standards.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afranie selects 55 camping
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The handlers of the Under-17 football team have selected 55 players to begin camping on Wednesday ahead of the start of the African Championship qualifiers.
BAWKU:
Kufuor, Naba in fresh peace talks
Wednesday, June 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has invited the Bawku Naba, Asigiri Abugrago Azoka II, for another round of talks on Thursday at the Castle Osu, following the eruption of fresh violence that has killed 13 people.
(HO) HMA:
Disability Network demand recognition
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Members of Volta Regional Disability Network (VODIN) have called for the establishment of mechanisms at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to ensure transparent disbursement of the two per cent of District Assemblies Common Fund reserved for People With Disabilities.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
’Reserve some contracts for locals’
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The General Secretary of Construction and Building Materials Workers’ Union, Mr Pius Quainoo of TUC on Tuesday expressed concern about the award of major contracts in the country to foreign contractors at the expense of local contractors.
(MANWE) WA EAST:
EPA in ’Green Ghana’ initiative
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Upper West Region Directorate of Environmental Protection Agency will facilitate the transplanting of 20,000 seedlings of various species of trees in schools and communities to replenish the degraded environment in the region this year.
(EJURA) EJURA SEKYEDUMASE:
Ejura dispute, Otumfuo’s intervention needed
Wednesday, June 25 2008
A senior official at the State Protocol, Mr Enoch Osei Mensah, has appealed to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to intervene in the Ejura chieftaincy dispute, in order to save the area from the mayhem, often associated with such problems.
BOLGATANGA:
Road safety codes precede general election
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Political parties in the Upper East Region have adopted a road safety code to ensure safety on the roads, before, during and after Election 2008.
(TEMA) TMA:
Gunmen kill 68-year old man
Wednesday, June 25 2008
Gun men on Tuesday evening shot a 68-year-old man at close range on the forehead killing him instantly in his car at his residence at Tema Community 11.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Police gun down armed robber
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The Akim Oda Police on Wednesday dawn shot dead an armed robber who was among a gang that had robbed several people in Akim Swedru.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
NHIS: Birim Central hits national target
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The National Health Insurance Service of the Birim Central Municipality has registered a total of 9,043 people from January this year up to date.
(BANDA NKWANTA) BOLE:
Food poisoning; one dies, four treated
Wednesday, June 25 2008
One person died on admission at the Banda Nkwanta Health Centre, near Bole in the Northern Region whilst four others were rushed to the Kintampo Hospital for treatment, after eating a ’kokonte’ meal.
(TEMA) TMA:
TMA staff cautioned against granting of fictitious permits
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Chief Executive of Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), Mr David Quaye Annang, has cautioned staff of the assembly against the granting of fictitious permits to land developers.
ACCRA:
Mining is not destroying agriculture
Thursday, June 26 2008
Ghana Chamber of Mines says the view that mining companies are destroying agriculture in the country is not borne out by the fact.
CASTLE:
President informed of Ejisumanhene’s death
Thursday, June 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufour has been informed of the death and funeral rites of Ejisumanhene, Oguakro Aboagye Agyei II by a delegation of Chiefs and Elders from the Ejisu Traditional Area.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Mining area under threat from residents
Thursday, June 26 2008
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL), managers of the Ahafo project at Kenyasi in Asutifi District in the Brong-Ahafo Region,  has expressed worry about the rate at which residents put up structures and farm on its mining lease purposely to claim compensations.
SUNYANI:
B/A reviews HIV/AIDS programme
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional HIV/AIDS Coordinator, Mr. William Saawil Sopiimeh,  has appealed to health workers and non-governmental organizations working in the area of HIV/AIDS to focus on the prevention of new infections.
TAMALE:
Report to prevent conflicts - Alhaji Idris
Thursday, June 26 2008
District Coordinators of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Northern Region, have been urged to monitor and report early warning conflict signals to the security personnel to help avert them.
(EHIAMANKYENE) FANTEAKWA:
FIDA-Ghana educates women
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Executive Director of the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA)-Ghana, Mrs Jane Quaye, has  urged women to be abreast with laws that protect them in order to defend such rights always.
BAWKU:
No elections in Bawku?
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Zebilla, Mr John Ndebugre,  has said until peace was restored to Bawku, it would be "foolhardiness" to allow people in the area to take part in Election 2008.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Evangelise NPP’s good works-Atta Akyea
Thursday, June 26 2008
NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Abukwa South Constituency, Mr. Atta Akyea, has called on TESCON members and the youth of the New Patriotic Party to ’evangelise’ its good works as a tool to retain power in December, 2008 elections.
(ABELIKOPE) KETU :
Suspicious container contains nothing
Thursday, June 26 2008
The strange container that washed off the coast of Abelikope near the border town of Aflao in the Ketu District of the Volta Region contains nothing, contrary to suspicions of locals.
NATIONAL:
Prez receives letters of newly accredited Ambassadors
Thursday, June 26 2008
Pope Benedict XVI has hailed Ghana’s stable democracy and pronounced his apostolic blessings on the nation.
NATIONAL:
Farmers to establish a fertilizer producing plant
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF) would by the end of the year set up a fertilizer blending plant to enable Ghanaian farmers get access to quality affordable fertilizers.
(KUMASI) NPP:
Akufo-Addo’s wife begins campaign tour
Thursday, June 26 2008
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of the NPP presidential aspirant, has paid a courtesy call, on the Asantehemaa, Nana Afua Kobi Serwaah Ampem, at Manhyia in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Students urged to build good character
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, has emphasized the need for students to build good character, while pursuing their academic laurels.
(AKOSOMBO) NDC:
NDC denies defection allegation
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Asuogyaman Constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has denied statements by Mr Kofi Osei Ameyaw, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for the area that 250 NDC youth had defected to the NPP.
(AKWATIA) NPP:
Help solve Akwatia NPP crisis
Thursday, June 26 2008
A group calling itself “Concerned New Patriotic Party has appealed to the National and Eastern Regional Executive of the NPP to resolve the “deepening crisis” within the party in the Akwatia constituency, particularly in Akwatia town.
(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Kidnapped girl kept in two hotels — Police
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Dansoman police has confirmed that the eight year-old pupil of Alpha Beta School who was kidnapped on June 16, 2008, was kept in two different hotels before being released on June 19, 2008.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Police in Kumasi remove fog lights
Thursday, June 26 2008
As part of the measures to reduce the spate of road traffic injuries and death,  the Kumasi Central Police Motor Traffic and Transport Unit in collaboration with two other organisations, has started removing fog lights from motor vehicles that operate in the Kumasi metropolis and its environs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics, closer to relegation
Thursday, June 26 2008
The relegation blues of Accra Great Olympics was deepened after they relinquished an early lead to draw one all with Berekum Arsenal with only two games to conclude the Premier League season at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
T. Youth hold Faisal
Thursday, June 26 2008
Kumasi King Faisal F/C drew 2-2 with visiting Tema Youth in their Onetouch mid-week Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben steal point from Liberty
Thursday, June 26 2008
Liberty Professionals were held to a one all drawn game by Kessben FC in the 28th Week of the Premier League match played at the Carl Reindorf Park, Dansoman, on Wednesday. Liberty were
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashantigold shocked at home
Thursday, June 26 2008
Visiting Kpando Heart of Lions on Wednesday shocked Ashanti Gold Sporting Club with a 2-1 victory in their Onetouch Premier League encounter at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars/Kotoko’s match rained off
Thursday, June 26 2008
The much anticipated soccer thriller by supporters of both Wa All Stars and Kumasi Asante Kotoko failed to come on as expected following a heavy downpour that rendered ball control impossible during the Onetouch Premier League match between the two sides at the Wa Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks worsen Zaytuna’s woes
Thursday, June 26 2008
Gamba All Blacks beat visiting Zaytuna United FC 2-0 in their 28th Onetouch Premier League at Agona Swedru stadium to add to the relegation woes of the debutants of the league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Onetouch Premier League Results
Thursday, June 26 2008
Herewith results of the 28th Week Premier League matches played on Wednesday, June 25.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan’s agent is confident
Thursday, June 26 2008
The agent of Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan is confident of getting an English Premier League move for the youngster.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
University of Ghana launches new website
Thursday, June 26 2008
The University of Ghana (UG) on Thursday outdoored a new website to market and enhance its image.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB lays down award system
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Professional League Board of the Ghana Football Association has announced the award system for the Premier League at the end of the 2007/2008 season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Narry moves to join Auxerre
Thursday, June 26 2008
Ghana midfielder Moussa Narry has completed his move to French club Auxerre.
(TOASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Headmasters, PTA corporation encouraged
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr J.C Amoah, has cautioned Parent/Teacher Associations (PTAs) and Board of Governors of educational institutions against the tendency of encroaching upon the authority of headmasters.
ACCRA:
International Children’s Expo opens Saturday
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, Hajia Alima Mahama, will on Saturday open the International Children’s Expo in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Division II fixtures
Thursday, June 26 2008
Zone One league leaders, Cape Coast Ahly Rovers will clash with Oguaa United at the Robert Mensah Stadium, Cape coast in the 15th Week of the Central Regional Division Two League which comes off at all the centers on Sunday, June 28.
(AJUMAKO BESEASE) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM:
Catholics in prayer for peaceful elections
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Cape Coast Diocese of the Catholic Church will offer a three-day “Prayer Congress” in August at Ajumako Bisease for the nation to have peaceful and successful election in December.
(MASU) DORMAA:
Court orders arrest of teenage rapists
Thursday, June 26 2008
A magistrate court in Sunyani has issued bench warrants for the arrest of two teenage friends following the death of a 16-year-old junior high school student whom they allegedly gang-raped and impregnated at Masu, near Dormaa Ahenkro.
ACCRA:
Netherlands supports $13 million water project
Thursday, June 26 2008
Improving access to potable water and sanitation is critical to achieving good health which would facilitate economic growth and poverty reduction, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr. Abukakur Boniface Saddique, has observed.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Cocoa production doubles in eight years
Thursday, June 26 2008
The Chief Executive of COCOBOD, Mr Isaac Osei, has said the country’s cocoa production shot up from 300,000 tons to over 700,000 tons within eight years.
(OBAWALE) UPPER MANYA KROBO:
Community initiates moves for enhanced health
Thursday, June 26 2008
The people of Obawale in the Upper Manya District have started to build a GH¢ 16,500 two semi-detached nurses’ quarters to help provide accommodation for nurses posted to the Obawale Health Centre.
(KROBO ODUMASE) MANYA KROBO:
Free NHIS ’van’ reaches Krobo-Odumase
Thursday, June 26 2008
Children and all persons less than 18 years of age would from next September be registered free under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
KADJEBI:
’BNI man’ in police grips
Thursday, June 26 2008
Mr Emmanuel K. Kpoti, 32, unemployed, was arrested by the Kadjebi Police on Tuesday for posing as an operative of the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI).
ACCRA:
Two hundred new buses for SHS
Thursday, June 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Thursday handed over keys to 200 buses to Senior High Schools (SHS) in five regions as part of the government’s continued efforts at providing the needed resources to promote quality education.
(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU:
’Trokosi’ practice still popular in Ghana
Thursday, June 26 2008
A new research finding has concluded that the controversial “trokosi” system is still active in the country despite being outlawed in 1998.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Societal constraints affecting access to ICT
Friday, June 27 2008
Ashanti Regional Director of Department of Women and Children’s Affairs, Miss Alice Botchway, has observed that societal and cultural constraints had made women to distance themselves from the global pool of information and knowledge thereby creating a digital divide between men and women.
CAPE COAST:
Central Region CHASS acquires bus
Friday, June 27 2008
The Central Regional Chapter of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has acquired a 19-seater Tata Bus to facilitate the movement of members, especially those who do not have buses in the schools.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Government commended
Friday, June 27 2008
Members of Association of Catholic Teachers have commended Government and Ghana Education Service (GES) for re-introducing Religious and Moral Education (RME) as a subject in basic schools.
PARLIAMENT:
Only three vessels licensed-Minister
Friday, June 27 2008
Minister of Fisheries, Mrs Gladys Asmah, told Parliament that between January 2005, to December 2007, only three vessels were licensed to fish in Ghana’s territorial waters.
SUNYANI:
Couple burnt to death
Friday, June 27 2008
A bizarre incident occurred at dawn on Thursday at Asufufu village in Sunyani Municipality when a married couple were found burnt in their two-room apartment.
ACCRA:
Media urged to scrutinize Defamation Bill
Friday, June 27 2008
Media practitioners have been urged to take keen interest in the Defamation Bill to ensure that portions of the repealed criminal libel law are not smuggled into it.
ACCRA:
5.4 million people killed by tobacco annually
Friday, June 27 2008
About 5.4 million people are killed worldwide by tobacco annually, a World Health Organisation report has revealed.
ACCRA:
Report on Child Labour released
Friday, June 27 2008
The National Programme for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Cocoa (NPECLC) coordinated by the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment has released two reports in relation to eliminating worst forms of child labour in cocoa growing areas.
ACCRA:
Tsikata advised to seek redress in court
Friday, June 27 2008
The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood has advised Tsatsu Tsikata, Former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), to seek redress on the issues he raised in a petition he sent to her against Mrs Justice Henrietta Abban, an Appeal Court Judge, in a court of competent jurisdiction.
GA SOUTH:
Assembly approves budget
Friday, June 27 2008
The Ga South Municipal Assembly, one of the newly created districts in the Greater Accra Region has approved its 2008 supplementary budget to enable the Assembly to kick-start projects.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Give children quality education
Friday, June 27 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Madam Patricia Appiagyei, has urged parents to give their children quality education to enable them to contribute meaningfully to national development.
OFFINSO :
5,000 receive free medical treatment
Friday, June 27 2008
More than 5,000 people in the Offinso South District have received free medical treatment under a health outreach programme initiated for underserved communities by the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Dr Owusu Achaw Duah.
BAWKU:
Prez meets with Naba
Friday, June 27 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed concern about the continued blood-letting in the Bawku area as he met with the Bawku Naba as part of on-going efforts to calm and restore the situation to normalcy.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra Regional Sports Festival Opens
Friday, June 27 2008
Landowners have been called upon to make land available to local authorities for the construction of sports infrastructure to unearth sports talents and also promote sports at the local level and ensure the good health of the people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko win at Wa
Friday, June 27 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko showed their supremacy over Wa All Stars by recording a 2-0 victory when they played one of the finest games ever watched by football fans at the Wa Municipality since the Onetouch Premier league begun.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glorious moment awaits President
Friday, June 27 2008
Prince Ernest Oduro-Mensah, Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Council says no farewell gesture for President John Agyekum Kufuor could surpass the one planned for the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Euro 2008 hits Barusso’s dreams
Friday, June 27 2008
Ghana midfielder Ahmed Barusso has made a startling admission that the might not be able to break into the first team of his Italian Serie A club AS Roma.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens target Nigeria revenge
Friday, June 27 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 female team,the Black Maidens,make another attempt at qualifying to this year’s fifa World Cup against Nigeria on Saturday at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashanti Gold supporters disappointment
Friday, June 27 2008
Some supporters of Ash-Gold Sporting Club have expressed their disappointment at the team’s performance in recent times.
(ACCRA)NPP:
Akufo-Addo to improve security if elected
Friday, June 27 2008
Flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2008 Election, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, said if elected as president, national security would be his main priority.
(ACCRA) NPP:
NPP to fast-track passage of Right to Information Bill
Friday, June 27 2008
Flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), for the 2008 Election, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, said if elected as President of Ghana, the passage of Right to Information Bill would be fast-tracked within the early months of his administration.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Settle your debt-AMA
Friday, June 27 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has appealed to the Ghana @ 50 Secretariat to pay the Assembly a total of 900,000 new Ghana cedis for work done for the Secretariat during the Ghana @ 50 celebrations.
(SUMBURUNGU) BOLGATANGA:
Give health staff better training
Friday, June 27 2008
Students of the Accra School of Hygiene have complained of poor resources allocated to schools of hygiene to train students to manage environmental health challenges.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
I’m staying at Arsenal
Friday, June 27 2008
Emmanuel Adebayor has ended speculation about his immediate future by announcing he is staying at Arsenal.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede Ayew to miss Angola game
Friday, June 27 2008
Newly appointed national U-20 captain Andrea Dede Ayew will miss Ghana’s first game in the 2009 African Youth Championships after flying back to France to check up on a knee injury.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Asantehene charges on youth
Friday, June 27 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has cautioned the youth against their involvement in chieftaincy disputes and related issues.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Work on Accra Harbour begins August
Friday, June 27 2008
Encroachers on the land earmarked for the construction of the Accra Harbour project have resolved to vacate to enable construction to begin in August.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Violence linked to inadequate policy framework
Friday, June 27 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana has observed that inadequate policy framework for a peaceful resolution of conflicts is the cause of the "cycle of conflicts" in the country. 
    
KUMASI:
NADMO warns of torrential rains in Kumasi
Friday, June 27 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has warned about heavy rains in Kumasi Metropolis and environs during the weekend.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ANWHIASO/BEKWAI:
Road construction list now endless
Friday, June 27 2008
Some feeder roads within the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District have been awarded on contract to help ameliorate the bottlenecks involved in carting cocoa and other farm produce to marketing centres.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko send back Zaytuna
Monday, June 30 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko showed their class when they defeated Zaytuna United 2-1 in their penultimate 2007/8 one touch premier league match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Saturday.
ACCRA:
CJ calls for confidence in judicial system
Friday, June 27 2008
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood has called for an efficient and fair judicial system that would enhance investor confidence and increase foreign investments in the country.
    
ADENTA:
NIB supports Adenta Municipal Assembly
Friday, June 27 2008
The National Investment Bank (NIB) on Friday donated GH¢ 5,000 to the Adenta Municipal Assembly to assist in the smooth operation of the assembly which was formally inaugurated earlier this year.
(TWIFO PRASO) TWIFO/HEMAN/LOWER DENKYIRA:
EU, government collaboration to reduce forest depletion
Friday, June 27 2008
The European Union (EU) in collaboration with the Government of Ghana have began registering illegal chain-saw operators, under an European Union Chainsaw Project, to control depletion of forest resources and help minimize further destruction of the ozone layer in the country.
BAWKU :
School Bursar arrested with arms
Saturday, June 28 2008
The Police on Friday arrested Mr Jonas Atibil, Assistant Bursar of Bawku Senior High School for carrying two AK 47 rifles, a pistol and some ammunition into Bawku town.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Over 500 employed in Kwahu West
Saturday, June 28 2008
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), has offered employment to 573 youth in the Nkawkaw Municipality under eight of its modules.
(KNUST) KMA :
Invest in tertiary education- Asantehene
Saturday, June 28 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on stakeholders to invest more in higher education for the effective utilization of the country’s resources.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Labourer fined for stealing oil palm
Saturday, June 28 2008
An Asamankese Circuit court has sentenced Kwasi Kumi, a labourer to 1,000 Ghana cedis fine for stealing six oil palm seedlings belonging to Ghana Oil Palm Development Company.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema MHIS pays over GH¢1.6 million claims
Saturday, June 28 2008
The Directorate of Tema Metropolitan Health Insurance Scheme has paid GH¢1,651,401.84 as claims to health service providers in the metropolis as at the end of May this year.
(DWENASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Encourage rural children to develop talents
Saturday, June 28 2008
The Area Development Manager (ADM) of World Vision International (WVI), Madam Elisabeth Sagoe, has said that, children living outside big cities and communities need encouragement and motivation to develop their talents.
HOHOE :
Widow’s denied right to inheritance
Saturday, June 28 2008
Customary inhibitions and other discriminatory practices continue to deny widows the right to inherit their husbands and to own property, despite legislative reforms to correct that anomaly.
CAPE COAST:
GH¢12 million spent on education in C/R
Saturday, June 28 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has said Government had spent about 12 million Ghana Cedis on 62 projects in education in the Region.
AGONA:
Prez cuts sod for road construction
Sunday, June 29 2008

President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut the sod for bitumen surfacing of the 15 KM Agona -Nyarkrom-Otsenkorang–Bosompa feeder road in the Central Region.
    

CAPE COAST:
Concern raised about maternal mortality
Saturday, June 28 2008
A gender activist has expressed worry that despite government’s efforts at improving health care delivery in the country, some communities in the country, especially those in rural areas, continued to experience maternal mortality.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Use ICT for poverty reduction
Saturday, June 28 2008
Government has been urged to include Information Communication Technology (ICT) in its broader strategic plans towards poverty reduction and not to only increase access to the use of the technology.
BAWKU:
New vehicles for peacekeepers at Bawku
Saturday, June 28 2008
The police administration is to provide 22 new vehicles, including two armoured ones to the police in conflict-torn Bawku to enhance the mobility of personnel in their peace-keeping operations.
WENCHI:
Fate of Mo widows now certain
Saturday, June 28 2008
The liberation of the three wives of the late Naa Adjei Dimpo II, Paramount Chief of the Mo Traditional Area in the Brong Ahafo Region, who have remained in confinement for nine years following the death of their husband, is now certain.
CAPE COAST:
Kasapa supports Bakatue festival
Sunday, June 29 2008

Kasapa Telecommunications Company, operators of KASAPA mobile communications services, has donated items worth GH¢2,000  towards the celebration of this year’s

ACCRA:
Women’s role cannot be underestimated
Sunday, June 29 2008

Minister of Works, Housing Water and resources, Mr. Boniface Abubakar Saddique, has stated that the role women played in the society could not be underestimated hence the need to support them.

(ASUOM) KWAEBIBIREM:
Residents appeal for development
Sunday, June 29 2008

Residents of Asuom in the Kwaebibirem District have appealed to the government to address some of their development concerns, which was promised them years ago. 

(TEMA)TMA:
GAF files defence
Sunday, June 29 2008

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has filed its statement of defence at the Tema High Court in response to a writ of summons issued against the military by the Kpone Traditional Council (KTC) for allegedly occupying part of its stool lands near Michel Camp illegally.

(OYIBI) TMA:
Health Centre gets 150 watt solar plant
Sunday, June 29 2008

A 150-watt solar plant and a refrigerator has been donated to Oyibi Health Centre by Deng Solar Training Centre (DSTC) at Oyibi in the Tema Metropolis.

(OBAWALE) YILO KROBO:
Improve educational infrastructure-Chairman
Sunday, June 29 2008

Eastern Regional chairman of the Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), Mrs. Francisca Borkor Bortey, has attributed falling standards of education in rural areas to lack of infrastructure.

TECHIMAN:
Provide community libraries-Director
Sunday, June 29 2008

Acting Executive Director of Ghana Library Board (GLB), Mr. Omari Mensah Tenkorang, has called on the government to come out with a defined policy on the provision of community and school libraries in view of the crucial role that libraries play in teaching and learning

(KUMASI) KMA:
Sunday, June 29 2008
(TEMA)TMA:
SSNIT to issue bills to indebted employers
Sunday, June 29 2008

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), would from the end of July this year, issue out bills, under its new Employer Member Account Reconciliation (EMAR) system, to prompt indebted employers to pay the pension scheme contributions of their employees.

(KUMASI) KMA:
NCCE to adapt Project Citizen
Sunday, June 29 2008

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), in its bid to inculcate effective citizenship into the Ghanaian youth is to adapt Project Citizen for students in Ghana.

SUNYANI:
Hoteliers call for reconstitution of Tourist Board
Sunday, June 29 2008

The Brong Ahafo Regional branch of Ghana Hotels Association has called for the re-constitution of the board of directors of the Ghana Tourist Board.

TAMALE:
Rotary club secured GH¢ 1.3 million for projects
Sunday, June 29 2008

The Rotary club of Tamale has secured funds from partner clubs totalling GH¢ 1.3 million for the provision of potable water to guinea worm endemic communities in the Northern Region.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Christians urged to vote on Election Day
Monday, June 30 2008
The President of the West Africa Division of the Trinity Foundation Ministry,  Reverend Samuel Odarno, has appealed to Christians to go out and vote massively during the 2008 elections.
(PEPEASE) KWAHU EAST:
Rural banks advised to take advantage of micro financing
Monday, June 30 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram- Asiedu has called on rural banks to take advantage of the government’s micro financing mechanisms to reach out to the informal sector.
CAPE COAST:
Police intercept 380 slabs of cocaine
Monday, June 30 2008
Officials of the Cape Coast Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), have intercepted 380 parcels of substance suspected to be cocaine concealed in 19 travelling bags at Ataabadze-Junction near Elmina in the Central Region.
(BRAKWA) AOB:
Citizens of Brakwa tidy the community
Monday, June 30 2008
The chief and people of Brakwa at Brakwa in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa district, led by their three Assembly Members have undertaken a five-hour clean-up exercise to tidy up the town and its surroundings.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA:
100 HIV/AIDS activists schooled
Monday, June 30 2008
About hundred HIV/AIDS Focal Persons and officials from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), involved in the campaign against the spread of the disease from Greater Accra, Western and Central Regions have attended a five-day capacity building workshop at Agona Swedru.
(FANTE BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA:
Children assisted to develop talents
Monday, June 30 2008
Plan Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has in the past few years, facilitated the formation of 192 Children’s Clubs across its programme areas in the country aimed at assisting children develop their hidden talents to enable them to play a meaningful role in nation-building.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Train workers to cope with NHIS challenges
Monday, June 30 2008
Managements of accredited health institutions under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), have been urged to initiate comprehensive training programmes for their workers.
NATIONAL:
Prez joins other African leaders for Summit
Monday, June 30 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived at the Egyptian Red Sea Resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for the gathering of African leaders to discuss ways of scaling up and coordinating the Continent’s efforts at achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
(NSONYAMEYE) ABURA/ ASEBU/KWAMANKESE:
Communities get boreholes
Monday, June 30 2008
Two organisations have jointly constructed bore holes at Nsonyameye and Bebianeha, both farming communities in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankesse district in the Central region.
(LAWRA) DFP :
Ziendeng endorses as candidate for Lawra/Nandom
Monday, June 30 2008
Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Lawra/Nandom Constituency, Mr. Bede Ziendeng, has appealed to leaders of political parties and their supporters to preach peace in their campaign messages to the electorate to make this year’s elections the best of all elections in the history of the country.
(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELE:
Ensure proper handing washing
Monday, June 30 2008
The Nzema East District Director of Health Services, Dr. Abraham Techie-Menson, has appealed to health workers, especially nurses to wash their hands properly after attending to patients to avoid transferring diseases among their clients and to themselves.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal hold Kessben
Monday, June 30 2008
Kessben FC on Saturday drew goalless with visiting King Faisal Babies in their One-Touch Premier League match played at the Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese near Kuntanase in the Ashanti Region.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH:
Assin North assembly makes headway
Monday, June 30 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Assin North municipal assembly, Mr Kwabena Karikari-Apau, has said the assembly hopes to collect a total of GH¢166.339.00 from its internally generated revenue sources this year.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashantigold steal point from Hearts
Monday, June 30 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak relinquished an early lead to draw 1-1 with Obuasi Ashantigold in their penultimate 29th Week of the Premier League match played at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Saturday.
(ACCRA) NPP:
NPP supporters urged to argue on issues
Monday, June 30 2008
A member of the Public Affairs Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Campaign team, Mr. Ibrahim Adjei, has urged supporters of the party to argue on issues and consider national interest as paramount in the campaign for the 2008 Election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna hit exit button
Monday, June 30 2008
Zaytuna United FC joined Great Olympics to play in the sweltering division one league after Saturday’s penultimate round of matches but three clubs face the fight to beat the drop zone on the final day next week.
CAPE COAST:
Concerns raised about pregnant adolescents
Monday, June 30 2008
An official of the Western Regional Health Services, Mrs. Anna Agbotui, has expressed concern at the way some health officials, especially midwives and traditional birth attendants, treated pregnant adolescents.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens restore W/C hopes
Monday, June 30 2008
Ghana’s Black Maidens revived their hopes of qualifying for a place at the first ever FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup when they grabbed a last minute gasp lone goal victory against the Flamingos of Nigeria at the El-Wak stadium in Accra on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites thrash Angols
Monday, June 30 2008
Ghana’s chances of reaching the final round of qualifiers of the 16th African Youth Championships got a massive boost following a crushing 5-1 win over Angola on Sunday.
PARLIAMENT:
Press Corps Dean bemoans insufficient funds
Monday, June 30 2008
Dean of the Parliamentary Press Corps (PPC), Mr Andrew Edwin Arthur, has challenged the Leadership of Parliament to be assertive in their efforts to have enough funds to execute parliamentary tasks.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas hails Satellites
Monday, June 30 2008
Sellas Tetteh has hailed Ghana’s ‘super takeoff’ in the qualifying campaign to the 2009 African Youth Championship after posting a 5-1 win over Angola at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Bury differences to retain seat -NDC
Monday, June 30 2008
Member of Parliament for the Odododiodioo Constituency, Mr Jonathan Nii Tackie Komme, has called on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to bury their differences and unite to enable the party to retain the seat in the December general election.
(GODZEKPOTA-AGAVE) SOUTH TONGU:
About 400 children in hazardous labour
Monday, June 30 2008
About 400 children are engaged in hazardous labour in the South Tongu district, an International Labour Organization (ILO) sponsored census has shown.
NATIONAL:
Government urged adopt REFLECT method to fight malaria
Monday, June 30 2008
Government has been asked to consider the use of other participatory methods like the Regenerated Freirean Literacy through Empowering Community Techniques (REFLECT), to achieve behavioural change towards reducing the incidence of malaria in the country.
NATIONAL :
Vocational, technical skills needed
Monday, June 30 2008
A Senior lecturer has said Ghana needed vocational and technical skills to support its industrialization drive and the attainment of middle-level income status.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor breaks silence on awards
Monday, June 30 2008
President Kufuor broke his silence on the much talked about national honours on Saturday when he said he did not create the new highest honour, the "Grand Order of the Star and Eagle of Ghana" for himself but for the institution of the presidency.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Educational reform promotes functional role
Monday, June 30 2008
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr. J.C. Amoah, has noted that the current educational reform has paved way for products of the school system to play positive functional roles in the society.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
Education Director calls for collaboration
Monday, June 30 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Education, Mrs. Akua Akubour Debrah, has called for collaboration between parents and teachers in maintaining discipline and promoting academic excellence among students.
(OBLOGO) AMA:
Kwabenya replaces Oblogo landfill site soon
Monday, June 30 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr. Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, has announced that the Oblogo landfill site, the current site where rubbish collected from the metropolis is dumped, would be full in August, stressing an urgent need to secure an alternative place.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Stakeholder collaboration to boost railways operations
Monday, June 30 2008
The Minister for Harbours and Railways, Professor Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi, has urged stakeholders to work diligently towards the establishment of the Ghana Railway Development Authority.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Trade Ministry donates to Telecom Fund
Monday, June 30 2008
The Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and PSI, Papa Owusu Ankomah on Monday reiterated government’s policy to promote universal access to Information Communication Technology (ICT) in all parts of the country, particularly remote areas that are underserved.
(NKWABENG) NKORANZA:
Community constructs police station
Monday, June 30 2008
Residents of Nkwabeng in Nkoranza District are spending about GH¢ 15,000 towards the construction of a police station.
NKORANZA:
Call to order: ’Wee’ smokers targeted
Monday, June 30 2008
The Nkoranza District Assembly is to initiate pragmatic measures to deal with drug peddlers in the area whose activities have resulted in a number of the youth becoming drug addicts.
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Farmer arrested for teak theft
Monday, June 30 2008
The Abuakwa police have arrested one Kwaku Darko, a farmer of Nkonteng near Nkawie in the Atwima Nwabiagya district, for allegedly stealing 23 trees from a teak plantation belonging to Messrs Abdul Salaam Timbers Limited.
(OWABI) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Renovated computer laboratory for Owabi School
Monday, June 30 2008
A renovated computer laboratory for the Owabi District Assembly primary school near Akropong in the Atwima Nwabiagya district has been inaugurated.