(ACCRA) AMA:
Residents urged to support Mayor
Monday, June 01 2009
Residents of Accra metropolis have been urged to support the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA),  Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, to rid the area, especially Accra of filth.
BAWKU:
One dead in renewed skirmishes at Bawku
Monday, June 01 2009
A man, believed to be a driver, was reportedly shot dead yesterday (Sunday) at the Animal Market in Bawku at about 16:15 hours, when he tried to make a phone call after he spotted some men driving away cattle from the market.
ACCRA:
Nominations for GJA elections open today
Monday, June 01 2009
Nominations for elections to fill executive positions in the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) open on Monday, June 1, 2009.
(ASHONGMAN) GA EAST:
Ga Youth interrupt church service to enforce ban
Monday, June 01 2009
Church service at Ashongman Global Evangelical Church in Accra came to a temporary halt on Sunday when three macho men intruded the hall to enforce the traditional ban on drumming and noise-making.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Lecturer advocates for credit unions
Monday, June 01 2009
A Senior Lecturer at the Department of Pharmacy of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Yaw Forkuoh has said credit unions are potentially important institutions which help to reduce poverty among people.
WA :
President Mills urges the religious bodies to preach virtues
Monday, June 01 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has urged religious leaders to preach virtues of love, honesty, transparency and unity to dissuade people from engaging in criminal and corrupt practices.
(SAKUMONO) TMA :
MP admonishes churches to preach against social vices
Monday, June 01 2009
Churches have been impressed upon to lead the crusade against social vices that have assumed alarming rate among the youth in the country to bring sanity into the society.
WA :
Introduce extensive reading in Teacher Training institutions- Lecturer
Monday, June 01 2009
The Executive Director of the Centre for Literacy Empowerment, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Wa in the Upper West Region, Mr Abdulai Jakalia has called for the introduction of extensive reading in the training of teachers to ensure quality education delivery in the country.
WA :
President urges religious bodies to preach virtues
Monday, June 01 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has urged religious leaders to preach virtues of love, honesty, transparency and unity to dissuade people from engaging in criminal and corrupt practices.
ACCRA:
Veep returns from SENSAD meeting
Monday, June 01 2009
Vice President John Dramani returned home on Saturday from Libya where he attended the 11th Ordinary Summit of Community of Sahel Saharan African countries, otherwise called SENSAD.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH :
Be conscious of what students do in school –Veep
Monday, June 01 2009
Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has called on school Authorities and Parents to be conscious of what young students do, especially when they are together in school.
(MADINA) GA EAST :
Nkwantanang Chief calls for unity to ensure development
Monday, June 01 2009
The Acting Chief of Nkwantanang, a suburb of Madina near Accra, Nii Nikoi Joseph has called on the inhabitants to unite for the total development of the community and Ghana as a whole.
(AKIM SEWDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Farmer sentenced for stealing goat
Monday, June 01 2009
The Akim Swedru Circuit court in the Eastern Region, has sentenced Seth Kwame, a farmer from Akim Ayirebi to a fine of GH¢350.00 for stealing a goat valued at GH¢50.00.
AMA :
Decongestion starts tomorow
Monday, June 01 2009
All is set for the much anticipated decongestion exercise promised by the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr. Alfred Vanderpuije.
(ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Suhum Church embarks on GH¢8,500 Project
Monday, June 01 2009
The Divine Healers Church in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar district is spending GH¢ 8,500.00 for the construction of a mission house and a chapel.
(ANGLOGA) KETA :
Government to pay school subsidies promptly
Monday, June 01 2009
Vice-President John Mahama has given the assurance that  government would henceforth ensure the prompt and regular release of scholarship grants and subsidies to educational institutions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
S. Africa beat Ghana
Monday, June 01 2009
Not much can be read into Amajita’s 5-3 victory over a Ghana Under-20 national team at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Saturday because Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh only fielded two of his regular squad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Oduro signs for Dynamo
Monday, June 01 2009
The Houston Dynamo acquired forward Dominic Oduro in a trade with the New York Red Bulls, the team announced today.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
Court gives man 10 years for rape
Monday, June 01 2009
A Circuit court at Fiapre near Sunyani has sentenced a 25-year old  cobbler, Charles  Amponsah  to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping a 16-year old student at Odumasi in Sunyani Municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah scores on return
Monday, June 01 2009
Ghana striker Matthew Amoah hands Milovan Rajevac a major boost after he returned to the NAC Breda line up and helped his Dutch side book a place in the Europa League next season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN presents Bus to Hearts
Monday, June 01 2009
Mobile Telecommunications giants, MTN-Ghana on Friday presented a brand new 53-seater Mercedes Benz Bus to Premier League leaders, Accra Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien wins second FA Cup
Monday, June 01 2009
Ghana’s Michael Essien lasted for an hour at Wembley as Chelsea came from an early goal down to lift the FA Cup in a 2-1 win over Everton on Saturday.
TAMALE:
Farmers worried
Monday, June 01 2009
Alhaji Ayarna Yakubu, an organic mango farmer who is also into shea-nut exports, has called on the government to intervene in what he called the appalling plight of farmers in the northern regions.
HO:
Church prays against "SAKAWA"
Monday, June 01 2009
Reverend James Noble Tulasi, Head Pastor of Jubilee Christian Centre at Ho on Sunday called on Christians, especially Pastors to declare war against cyber fraud also known as “sakawa” and all other forms of crime in the society.
ACCRA:
Another shake up in Police.
Monday, June 01 2009
Another shakeup in the Ghana Police Service has been effected, the second since Paul Tawiah Quaye assumed leadership of this foremost internal security organization barely a month ago.
NATIONAL:
No petrol increment
Monday, June 01 2009
The acting Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority, Alex Mould says there are no immediate plans to increase fuel prices.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana beat Uganda in friendly
Monday, June 01 2009
Ghana’s upcoming 2010 World Cup qualifier against Mali was given a boost as the team managed an impressive 2-1 win over Uganda in an international friendly played Sunday evening at the Tamale Sports Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Boakye returns to Bundesliga
Monday, June 01 2009
Ghana striker Isaac Boakye will be playing in the German top flight next season after FC Nurnberg were promoted by beating Energie Cottbus 2-0 on Sunday and winning the two-leg promotion/relegation playoff  5-0 on aggregate.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Kumasi Girls win hockey championship
Monday, June 01 2009
Kumasi Girls Senior High School (SHS) at the weekend played a cohesive and determined game to beat Saint Louis SHS 1-0 in the grand finale of the Girls’ Division of the 2009 Ashanti Regional Inter-Second Cycle Schools Hockey championship played at the Hockey Pitch of the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milan swoop For Essien
Monday, June 01 2009
Milan have been linked with a move for Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien in a deal which would see Andrea Pirlo move in the other direction, according to Il Corriere Dello Sport.
KWABRE:
Headmaster drops dead
Monday, June 01 2009
Controversy is currently raging on at the Kofi Agyei Senior High School in the Kwabre district of the Ashanti region, following the sudden death of the headmaster of the school.
(SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Assembly moves to empower youth
Monday, June 01 2009
The Agona West Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the European Union has presented a machine worth GH¢ 7,000, for the processing of poultry feed, to a group of poultry farmers in the Agona West Municipality.
(CHAMBA) NANUMBA NORTH:
Chamba Credit union makes surplus
Monday, June 01 2009
The Chamba Community Co-operative Credit Union made a net surplus of GH¢ 3,064, 57 in 2008,  and this made the credit union to achieve 3.1 percent of the minimum viability standard of six percent of average net assets set by the Credit Union Association of Ghana.
NATIONAL:
Closure of main cocoa crop season
Monday, June 01 2009
Ghana Cocoa Board Monday announced purchases of the 2008/2009 main cocoa crop season would cease at the close of business on Thursday, June 4.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Social amenities high on priority list
Monday, June 01 2009
The District Chief Executive for Sekyere Central, Mr Ebenezer Akuoko Frimpong, has listed the provision of amenities like good environmental sanitation facilities, roads and office accommodation, as part of his development agenda for the district.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Farmers push for MiDA loans
Monday, June 01 2009
The Community and Public Outreach Manager of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA),  has assured Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs), in the Sekyere Central District of the needed assistance to boost their businesses.
ACCRA:
GPRTU kicks against new law
Monday, June 01 2009
General Secretary of the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPTRU), Monday called for the review of the law that permits first offending drivers to be jailed.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Two fined for illegal felling of timber
Monday, June 01 2009
The Kade Magistrate Court  Monday convicted two persons to a total fine of GH¢ 2, 000 for illegally using chainsaw machines to fell timber and split it into lumber.
(SUHUM) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Three held for bank fraud
Monday, June 01 2009
Three cashiers of the Mumuadu Rural Bank limited at Suhum have been arrested and placed in police custody for allegedly stealing over GH¢ 50,000 belonging to the bank.
(CENTRAL MARKET) KMA:
Kumasi fire victims still count their loss
Monday, June 01 2009
The Ashanti Regional Parliamentary Caucus led by MP for Subin, Dr. Isaac Osei, and accompanied by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Kofi Opoku Manu and Kumasi Mayor, Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Monday inspected the Kumasi Central Market that was gutted by fire last week.
(SUAME) KMA:
Suame Police round up criminals
Monday, June 01 2009
The Suame Divisional Police in Kumasi in the early hours of last Saturday arrested 45 suspected criminals from their hide-outs in the metropolis.
NATIONAL:
Mahama takes assemblies to task
Monday, June 01 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama Monday, tasked the Institute of Local Government Studies to take a commanding role in instituting innovative programmes that would lead into a phenomenal improvement in the standards of living of people at the grassroots.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA boss issues ultimatum to hawkers
Monday, June 01 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to hawkers and traders who sell at unauthorized places in the capital to relocate or face ejection.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Don’t politicize decongestion exercise- AMA boss
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Hon. Alfred Vanderpuije has called on Ghanaians not to politicize the Accra Metropolitan Authority’s (AMA) decongestion exercise to rid the city of filth and unauthorised structures.
(GOMOA ASSIN) GOMOA EAST :
Court nullifies DCE confirmation results
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Mr Justice B.O. Tetteh of the Agona Swedru High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections as soon as practicable to either confirm or disaffirm Mr Theophilus Kofi Ampah, the President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive for Gomoa East.
BAWKU :
Twenty-one hour curfew in Bawku
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and Bawku Municipal Security Council (BMUSEC) have jointly   imposed a 21-hour curfew in the Bawku Municipality as a result of renewed violence, which started on Friday.
ACCRA :
Media Foundation commends government on RTI initiatives
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has commended government for showing commitment in the passage of the Right to Information bill.
WA :
Mills’ convoy accident in Wa is not politically motivated – Police
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) John Ferguson Dzineku, Upper West Regional Commander of Motor, Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) dispelled rumours in the Region that an accident that involved President Mills’ convoy at the week-end was politically motivated.
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR :
MTN donates to Teshie Orphanage
Tuesday, June 02 2009
MTN Ghana Foundation has donated items worth GHc1000 to Teshie Orphanage, as part of its 21 days of Y’ello Care Programme.
ACCRA :
CEN-SAD expresses concern about violence in Africa
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Community for Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD),  which met in Sabrata, Libya, from 29-30 May, has expressed deep concern about the persistence of violence in the CEN-SAD Region and Africa in general, the worsening humanitarian crisis and the untold hardships especially to women and children.
NATIONAL :
Grandmothers to be trained in engineering
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Five illiterate grandmothers, between the ages of 45 and 50 from the Upper East Region, have been granted scholarship to be trained as solar electrical engineers in India.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Chief calls for accountability among Ghanaians
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Tafohene of Kumasi, Nana Agyen Frempong II, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to exhibit a high sense of probity, accountability and uprightness in their lives.
AMA:
Hawkers given 14 day ultimatum
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has issued a 14-day ultimatum to hawkers and traders who sell at unauthorized places in the capital to relocate or face ejection.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Water shortage in district
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Seven towns under the Swedru District Water Supply System have been hit by severe water shortage for the past two weeks, creating hardship on the consumers.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Man arrested for fraud
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Agona Swedru Divisional Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service has arrested Rosaline Gyan-Mensah,    63 years, for visa fraud involving into thousands of Ghana Cedis.
    
(GBI -KPEME) HOHOE
NASA man honoured
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The chiefs and people of Gbi-Kpeme Traditional Area have held a durbar to honour Dr Ave K. P. Kludze, Jr, a rocket scientist of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
EFFUTU:
The need for puberty rites
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The new Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Nii Ephraim has called for the reintroduction of some cultural practices such as puberty rite, to help control teenage pregnancy and population growth.
   
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Six arrested
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Mampong Divisional Police Command has arrested six alleged armed robbers out of 10 robbers who have been on police wanted list.
 
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
554 homeless
Tuesday, June 02 2009
One person was injured and more than 554 people rendered homeless during a severe rainstorm that hit three communities in the Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti.
    
HO:
HO Poly ready for Berlin
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The “Students In Free Enterprise” (SIFE) Ho Polytechnic, on Monday expressed optimism of winning the coveted prize in this year’s SIFE World Cup in Berlin, Germany.
GOMOA EAST :
Chiefs threaten assembly members
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The chiefs of Gomoa East have threatened to withdraw the recognition of 17 members of the Gomoa East District Assembly for engaging in activities that are not in the interest of the people who elected them.
AKUAPEM SOUTH:
We need Nsawam cannery
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Dr Godfred Osei Bonsu Twum, the Municipal Chief Executive for Akuapem South, has appealed to the government to revamp the Nsawam Cannery.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Boy finishs SHS and dies
Tuesday, June 02 2009
An 18-year-old senior high school graduate, Benjanmin Opare of the Bompeh Senior High School, drowned last Wednesday when he and other students decided to swim at the Last Hour beach in Takoradi after completing their West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
(MAMFE) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Keep festivals sacred
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Nana Ansah Sasraku III, Kyidomhene of the Akuapem Traditional Area, has urged chiefs and traditional leaders to guard against programmes that tend to promote immorality among the youth during their annual festivals and traditional celebrations.
MAMPONG:
19000 children immunized
Tuesday, June 02 2009
A total of 19,149 children below age five have received immunisation against Poliomyelitis (Polio) at Mampong and other Sub-Districts.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level as at the first
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, June 1, 2009.
KMA :
The school gardening concept
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA) is collaborating with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and Ghana Education Service (GES) to set up a school gardening concept for rural Junior and Senior High schools in the country.
ACCRA :
Ministry worried
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), on Monday expressed worry over the increasing violation of rights of people leaving in mining communities.
BOLGATANGA :
The new way of dawadawa.
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Packaged dawadawa powder, used as food additive to enhance taste and flavour, has been launched in Bolgatanga.
AGONA WEST :
Municipal denies rumours
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Agona West municipal assembly has denied rumours that it was disbursing 250 billion cedis granted by the government to assist small and medium scale industries.
SUNYANI:
Social Welfare lacks logistics
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Department of Community Development, Mr David A. Nsor, has expressed regret that the department, apart from  administrative challenges, is also confronted with several operational difficulties at the regional and district levels.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts thrash South African
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Premier League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak crushed the national under-20 side of South Africa, the Amajita by four goals to nil in an international friendly match at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Monday.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Nurses Training School holds matriculation
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Principal of Akyem Oda Community Health Nurses Training School, Ms Francisca Armah, Tuesday urged student nurses to be guided by the virtues of dedication, discipline and hard work as they begin their professional carrier.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Chireh pushes for vibrant Sister cities relations
Tuesday, June 02 2009
A consultant of the Sister Cities Organizations in Louisville (SCL), Dr Susan Herlin, Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, to strengthen the Sister City tie between Tamale and Louisville, a city in the US.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Everton confirm Ghana tour
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Two of Ghana’s biggest premiership sides could be in line to play a major international friendly as English side Everton confirm their visit to the country for their pre-season preparations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Everton confirm Ghana tour
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Two of Ghana’s biggest premiership sides could be in line to play a major international friendly as English side Everton confirm their visit to the country for their pre-season preparations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Obodai targets Eredivisie slot
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Ghana international Anthony Obodai is a draw away from playing in the Dutch Eredivisie after RKC Waalwijk beat De Graafschap 2-0 in their promotion/relegation play-off tie on Thursday evening.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah joins Lierse in Belgium
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Ghanaian midfielder Akwetey Mensah has signed a one-year deal with Belgian second-tier side Lierse SK for an undisclosed fee with an option of extending his stay for another year if he impresses.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kyere joins Police in Egypt
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Black Stars midfielder Samuel Kyere has joined Police Union from Arab Contractors in the Egyptian Premier League .
DORMAA:
Dormaahene commended for role in education
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Dormaa-Ahenkro Local Council of Churches, an umbrella organization of Christian religious groups in Dormaa-Ahenkro, has commended Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area for his commitment to the promotion of education.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts-Kotoko game postponed
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Premier League Board has made a u-turn and deferred the Glo Premier League match involving Hearts and Kotoko to 14 June after public plea.
DORMAA:
NGOs assist patients to seek redress
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Two non-governmental organisations in Dormaa Ahenkro are collaborating to advocate the establishment of complaint desks at all health facilities in the two Dormaa districts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien doubtful for Mali trip
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien says there is a 50 per cent chance he will miss the Black Stars date against Mali in Bamako on June 7.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah fired up for Mali
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Matthew Amoah says he is fired up for Ghana’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Mali after returning from injury to help NAC Breda qualify for the Europa League.
NKORANZA NORTH:
DCE assures of adequate logistics
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Nkoranza North District Chief Executive says  government will ensure all district assemblies are adequately resourced to speed up the development of communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo expects fight for slots
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Black Stars head coach Milovan Rajevac says there are no automatic places for any player in the team for two crucial world cup qualifiers against Mali and Sudan this month.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Assembly workers pledge support for DCE
Tuesday, June 02 2009
The Atwima-MPonua District Assembly Coordinating Director, Mr Andrews Nawil, has pledged the support of the assembly workers to Mrs. Theresah Adomako Tawiah, the new District Chief Executive to enable her deliver to expectation.
 
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Hospital in SOS call
Tuesday, June 02 2009
Lack of certain basic facilities is hampering efficient and effective health delivery services at the Abuakwa Government Health Centre in the Atwima Nwabiagya District.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Review policy on oil and gas- Minister
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Minister for Energy, Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei has called for a review of policies on oil and gas to ensure effective management, guarantee sustainability and protect the environment.
ACCRA :
Dr Tamakloe dares government
Wednesday, June 03 2009
Dr Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe, former Ghana’s Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro has challenged Government to investigate assets of former Presidents of Ghana.
(BUI) TAIN :
Bui dam C.E.O sacked
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Bui Hydro Energy Development Project, Mr. Fred Oware, has been asked to proceed on leave effective June, 1,2009.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Senior Police Officers asked to supervise subordinates
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye has cautioned senior police officers to exercise the requisite degree of supervision over their subordinates, to ensure that the Code of Conduct governing the service is obeyed.
JIRAPA :
Churches urged to establish clear cut standards of operations
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Mahmud Khalid has called on church leaders to establish clear cut standards by which churches in the country would operate.
ACCRA :
Minister assures business community
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Minister of the Interior,  Mr Cletus Avoka has assured the business community, particularly foreign investors, that government has put in place adequate measures to deal appropriately with the current spate of armed robbery targeted at them.
  
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MPs call for the laying and passage of the Tobacco Usage Bill
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP), Ayawaso East and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Health, Dr Mustapha Ahmed has said efforts should be made to lay before Parliament, the Tobacco Usage Bill to help control the use of tobacco in public places.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s HIV prevalence declines
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The national HIV prevalence rate has declined from 1.9 per cent in 2007 to 1.7 in 2008, indicating a stabilizing condition, the Programme Manager of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP),  Dr Nii Akwei Addo  has said.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
MCE urges Zongo Communities to remain committed to NDC
Wednesday, June 03 2009
Mr Felix Jacob Obeng-Forson, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has reiterated the call on the Zongo Communities to remain committed and honest to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government for socio-economic advancement.
NATIONAL :
Government pays NPA.
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The government has paid GH¢7 million to the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to absorb projected increases in fuel prices for the period May 15 to May 31, this year.
SUNYANI :
Modified taungya laudable
Wednesday, June 03 2009
Mr. Michael Kofi Benni, Sunyani Area Manager of the Forestry Commission, has lauded the modified taungya system as a successful government intervention.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Help government bridge development gap
Wednesday, June 03 2009
Alhaji Gado Sulemana, a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Asawasi in Kumasi, has called on municipal, metropolitan and district assemblies to evolve strategies to bridge the socio-economic differences between the urban and rural communities.
ACCRA :
Minister lied.
Wednesday, June 03 2009
Mr Yoni Kulendi, Lawyer for Mr. Kwadwo Mpiani, former Chief of Staff, has described as “palpable untruth, in fact lies,” claims by government that Mr Mpiani was interrogated in the presence of his lawyers.
ACCRA :
Media to apply for Obama accreditation
Wednesday, June 03 2009
The Information Services Department (ISD) has asked all media personnel, desirous of covering the visit of US President Barack Obama, to Ghana on July 10-11 to apply for accreditation.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Minister calls for policy
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Hon. Alex Asum-Ahensah, has stressed the need for a clear-cut policy to determine the nature of the relationship that should exist between state institutions and traditional authorities, especially at the local government level.
(MPAKADAN) ASUOGYAMAN :
Exploit our tourist potential – Chief
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Chief of Mpakadan in the Akwamu Traditional Area in the Eastern Region, Nana Kofi Ansah II, has appealed to the Ministry of Tourism, to exploit the immense tourism potential in the area.
NATIONAL :
Power interruption to be rectified soon
Thursday, June 04 2009
Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has said that company’s engineers were working around the clock to restore service to the Electricity Company of Ghana, within the shortest possible time.
TAMALE :
Trial of alleged killers of Mobilla transferred to Accra
Thursday, June 04 2009
A Tamale High Court presided over by Mr Justice Lawrence Mensah has transferred the trial of the alleged killers of Alhaji Issah Mobilla, former Northern Regional Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), to Accra following a directive from the Chief Justice.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Ministry to stop pollution of Fosu Lagoon
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology is to restore the natural eco-system of the Fosu Lagoon in Cape Coast, through a comprehensive programme, including the relocation of the Siwdu Garage operators and the dredging of the lagoon.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Teenage robber jailed 35 years
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Circuit Court has sentenced a 19-year-old to 35 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery.
NATIONAL:
Ghana to benefit from 70 million Euro environment grant
Thursday, June 04 2009
Ghana and three other West African countries are to benefit from a 70 million-Euro grant from Spain, to manage projects pertaining to the environment.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
19-year old goes in eight years for defilement
Thursday, June 04 2009
A 19-year-old chainsaw operator, Francis Cudjoe  has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court for defiling a 14 year-old school girl.
ADENTA :
MTN staff embark on teaching lessons
Thursday, June 04 2009
MTN employees have undertaken a one-hour teaching exercise in selected community schools across the company’s four operation units, across the country.
ACCRA:
Chief Justice speaks on democratic experience
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood has said that the Judiciary had instituted intensive training coupled with judicial reforms to transform the legal system to effectively and efficiently bring justice to the doorsteps of the ordinary Ghanaian.
NATIONAL :
Government calls for respect for security agencies
Thursday, June 04 2009
The government on Wednesday urged operatives of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to respect the mandate of state security agencies and avoid interfering with lawful investigative process.
TAMALE :
Minister warns against corruption
Thursday, June 04 2009
Mr. Stephen Sumani Nayina, the Northern Regional Minister, has appealed to new Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives to guard against corrupt practices in their transactions to win the confidence of the people and maintain their own self-respect.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Police Commander calls for media support to fight crime
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Patrick Timbillah has called on the media to partner the police in fighting crime in the region.
ACCRA :
Minority reacts to Mpiani issue
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Minority in Parliament on Wednesday observed that “the detention” of Mr Kwadwo Mpiani, former Chief of Staff, by the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), amounted to the constriction of “the frontiers” of democracy.
ACCRA :
Saga of the Sports minister
Thursday, June 04 2009
President Mills has instructed the Minister of Sports, Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, to present a detailed written response to an alleged gross financial malfeasance he has been involved in at his ministry.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman shooting incident victims yet to be compensated
Thursday, June 04 2009
People who were injured and relatives of those who lost their lives during the Ashaiman police shooting incident are yet to be compensated one year after the incident.
(RIDGE) AMA :
Atlantis radio raised down
Thursday, June 04 2009
Fire officers have been struggling to quench a fire outbreak at the premises of Atlantis Radio, an Accra private radio station.
ACCRA :
Three arrested for duping Jordanian
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Accra Regional Police Command, has arrested three men who duped a Jordanian, Abdel Karim Mohammed, of 29,500 Euros.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI/ ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
Failure to pay development levy lands three in trouble
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Bibiani Magistrate Court has fined Afua Mercy, 24, Sister Ataa, 30 and Emelia Acquah, 29, all farmers from Sefwi Wenchi near Bibiani GH¢60 each for failing to pay a development levy of GH¢5.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Man dies in tank
Thursday, June 04 2009
52-year-old employee of the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA)in Winneba, Mr Kofi Tei Dortse, was on Tuesday found dead in a tank containing bitumen near the Highways premises.
ACCRA :
Former minister not under arrest
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Government on Wednesday stated that the former Chief of Staff, Mr Kwadwo Mpiani, was never arrested or detained by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and tagged the allegation as “orchestrated propaganda to create panic in the country”.
NATIONAL :
Status of NRSC to be changed
Thursday, June 04 2009
The status of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is to be changed to an authority to empower the agency to demand compliance with road safety laws and regulations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I don’t fear Ghana
Thursday, June 04 2009
Mali head coach Stephen Keshi has stressed that he does not fear the Black Stars ahead of their 2010 joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier in Bamako on 7 June.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owusu signs for Adelaide
Thursday, June 04 2009
Former Ghana international striker Lloyd Owusu has signed a two-year deal with Australian A-League club Adelaide United.
ACCRA :
Ghana @ 50 to be probed
Thursday, June 04 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed a three member committee to investigate allegations of financial impropriety in the Ghana@50 celebrations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
We need to be there
Thursday, June 04 2009
Milovan Rajevac has reiterated his commitment to lead the Black Stars to their second successive FIFA World Cup in South Africa next year even though it is still early days in the final stage of African qualification.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa lifts age limit on nationality switch
Thursday, June 04 2009
Majority of the FIFA Congress members have voted in favour of an amendment to lift the age limit of eligible players changing national associations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
EPL for free in Ghana
Thursday, June 04 2009
Ghanaian football fans are set to watch the English Premier League free on television as the English FA is planning to overhaul the way it sells its overseas rights as part of a drive to further grow the appeal of English top-flight football in emerging markets such as China, Africa and India.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sulley out of Mali game
Thursday, June 04 2009
Sulley Muntari has been ruled out of Ghana’s weekend clash against Mali in the qualifying for the 2010 World and Nations Cup.
AMA :
Ban lifted as National Security replies Gbese
Thursday, June 04 2009
The National Security Council Secretariat has stated that it has no role in the traditional affairs or chieftancy rites of the people of Gbese in the Ga state.
AMA :
Ga Manye fets aged.
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Ga Manye, Naa Dedei Omaadru III, has cautioned the youth, particularly girls , against greed and love for quick money , since these things had the tendency to lead them astray.
HOHOE :
Sub chief arrested
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Volta Regional Police Highway Patrol Squad has intercepted quantities of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis stashed in the rear compartment of a Taxi cab belonging to Nana Kwame Ansong, a sub-chief of Worawora.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Pupils go on demonstration
Thursday, June 04 2009
Staff and students of Methodist Primary ‘B’ School at Akumsa Domase in Nkoranza South District on Tuesday demonstrated in the town to protest against the use of the school’s premises by some residents as a place of convenience.
TAMALE :
GHC1.400 sanitation equipment for metro.
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), an international child centered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Tamale has presented quantities of sanitation equipment worth GH¢1,400.00 to some schools.
HO:
Reserve under threat.
Thursday, June 04 2009
The huge integrated economic potential of the Kalakpa Resource Reserve in the Ho Municipal Area is being threatened by recalcitrant encroachers.
TEMA :
Scrap dealer in gribs of the law.
Thursday, June 04 2009
A Tema police patrol team has arrested a 30-year-old scrap dealer, Awal Banahene, for snatching a taxi cab from its driver on the Ashaiman/Afienya road.
(AKROPONG)AKUAPEM NORTH :
Presby church on SHS issue
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has cautioned Government to tread cautiously in its attempt to revise the number of years which students in the Senior High School (SHS) are to spend in the schools.
NATIONAL:
Ghana @ 50 probe begins
Thursday, June 04 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed a three-member commission of inquiry to investigate allegations of financial impropriety in the Ghana@50 celebrations.
TECHIMAN:
Environmental challenges reach ’explosive level’ - Akumfi
Thursday, June 04 2009
Member of Parliament for Techiman North Thursday urged the government to seriously tackle the problem of the environmental challenges, which he said has reached an “explosive level.”
BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI:
Dauda fights for farmers
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is calling a national forum to seek appropriate compensation for farmers whose crops are destroyed by mining activities, the sector Minister, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has said.
NATIONAL:
China donates anti-malaria drugs to MOH
Thursday, June 04 2009
China Thursday donated anti-malaria drugs worth 280,000 dollars to the Ministry of Health to assist Ghana to overcome the scourge of malaria.
(BOABENG) NKORANZA NORTH:
“Nipa Hia Mmoa" takes off
Thursday, June 04 2009
The youth at Boabeng in the Nkoranza North District have established a gari processing factory, known as “Nipa Hia Mmoa Gari Processing Factory”, to help alleviate poverty.
WA:
’Single Spine will render workers powerless’
Thursday, June 04 2009
A former Regional Chairman of the Public Service Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress Thursday disclosed that the implementation of the single spine salary structure would not only gag the processes of collective bargaining agreements, but would also lead to legal ramifications.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Joe Gidisu accuses former government
Thursday, June 04 2009
The past administration over committed 1,066 projects for the road sector without adequate funding, Mr Joe Gidisu, Minister of Roads and Highways, has disclosed.
ACCRA:
Wreath laying commemorates June 4 uprising
Thursday, June 04 2009
Hundreds of enthusiastic Ghanaians Thursday thronged to the Revolution Square in Accra to witness a solemn but colourful wreath laying ceremony to commemorate 30 years of the June 4 Uprising.
SUNYANI:
B/A exceeds immunisation target
Thursday, June 04 2009
A total of 472,871 children aged below five years were immunized against poliomyelitis in the Brong-Ahafo Region during the just-ended immunization exercise.
(TEMA) TMA:
Assembly Members demand improved remuneration
Thursday, June 04 2009
The 56-member house of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly has requested for an increase in their allowances as motivation for them to work effectively.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Student in dire need
Thursday, June 04 2009
The Student Representative Counci of the University of Education, Winneba, and the Chaplaincy of the University have presented a cash for GH¢ 2,000 to support as a female student having kidney problems.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI :
Two hundred children abandon school
Friday, June 05 2009
About 200 school children absent themselves from school daily to engage in all manner of jobs at  illegal mining (galamsey) sites in the Asutifi District, the District Director of Education,  Mr. George Amanor-Kyeremeh has indicated.
(TEMA) TMA :
Tema fuel stations have not experienced shortages
Friday, June 05 2009
Fuel filling stations in Tema have not experienced shortages of petroleum products despite complains about shortages in parts of the country.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Committee formed to plan Odwira festival
Friday, June 05 2009
A 26-member planning committee, headed by the  Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District Coordinating Director,  Mr Emmanuel Antwi-Boasiako has been instituted to plan the celebration of Odwira, a festival of the chiefs and people of Breman Baako.
(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH :
Minor suffers double agony from defilement
Friday, June 05 2009
After suffering the ordeal of defilement, a 14-year-old primary three pupil had to endure an operation in her private part due to a two-centimetre deep cut she sustained during the act.
(DAFFIAMA) NADOWLI :
10,000 farmers to increase rice production
Friday, June 05 2009
Ten thousand farmers in the three northern regions are to be supported to increase rice production.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Drivers in KMA demonstrate
Friday, June 05 2009
Members of Ashanti Regional Secretariat of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) have demonstrated against the introduction of Route Operational Permits (ROP) by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) under the Urban Transport Project (UTP).
TALENSI-NABDAM:
MDCEs in Upper East Region sworn into office
Friday, June 05 2009
Municipal and district chief executives in the Upper East Region have been sworn into office with a call on them to offer dedicated service to the people and live modest lives.
GARU-TEMPANE :
DCE worried over spate of armed-robbery
Friday, June 05 2009
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Garu-Tempane in the Upper East Region, Mr David Adakurugu has expressed worry over the spate of armed-robbery in the district saying the situation was becoming alarming.
HO :
Spanish Red Cross donates items to Ghana branch
Friday, June 05 2009
The Spanish Red Cross has donated relief items and equipment worth 124,000 Euros to the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) as part of a one year project which ends this June, 2009.
ACCRA:
Two cops jailed for robbery
Friday, June 05 2009
A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced two Police Constables to 10-years’ imprisonment each on charges of conspiracy and robbery.
NATIONAL:
Mpiani out
Friday, June 05 2009
Former Chief of Staff Kwadwo Mpiani has been discharged from the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) after questioning on Friday morning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien In Court Over Love
Friday, June 05 2009
Chelsea midfielder, Michael Essien, yesterday gave evidence in camera at an Accra Fast-Track High Court in connection with the controversial issue of whether he indeed married his old-time lover, Veralie Dela Ackumey.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister denies corruption allegations
Friday, June 05 2009
Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Minister of Youth and Sports has dispelled reports that he has misapplied funds at his outfit, describing the allegation as disgraceful.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abedi Pele backs Rajevac
Friday, June 05 2009
Ghana football legend Abedi Ayew Pele has expressed full confidence in Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac to get a favourable result in their combined 2010 qualifier against Mali on Sunday in Bamako.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat Edubiase FC
Friday, June 05 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat New Edubiase United F/C 3-2 in a friendly soccer match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boakye unhappy at Stars snub
Friday, June 05 2009
Ghana striker Isaac Boakye has revealed the doors of the national team have been shut on him despite an impressive performance with newly-promoted German Bundesliga side Nuremberg this season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien joins Stars
Friday, June 05 2009
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has confirmed he will join the Black Stars in camp on Friday ahead of their 2010 Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Mali on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac picks 22 for Mali
Friday, June 05 2009
Black Stars head coach Milovan Rajevac has named his 22-man squad for Sunday’s crucial 2010 joint Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier against Mali in Bamako.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah for Fenerbahçe
Friday, June 05 2009
Numerous reports this weekend indicate that Fenerbahçe are after Samuel Yeboah, the top goal-scorer in Israel.
NATIONAL :
Fuel prices up
Saturday, June 06 2009
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has announced a 30% upward adjustment in fuel prices across the board.
(AMEDZIKOPE) KETU SOUTH:
Fire kills two brothers
Saturday, June 06 2009
Two brothers, aged three years and eight months, were burnt to death when the room in which they were sleeping was razed by fire at Amedzikope near Agbozume.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Regard chiefs as development partners–DCE
Saturday, June 06 2009
A traditional ruler has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to regard chiefs as partners in development and cooperate with them to move the communities forward.
NKORANZA :
Official suggests awards schemes for workers
Saturday, June 06 2009
A medical assistant at Nkoranza has suggested to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to institute award schemes to honour outstanding workers to boost their morale and to increase productivity.
HO :
Mawuli estates low cost houses on sale
Saturday, June 06 2009
All 105 low cost houses at the Mawuli Estates in Ho are being put for sale by government to occupying tenants.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Teachers of special education need attention - Director
Saturday, June 06 2009
The Agona Municipal Director of Education, Mrs. Jane Chinebuah, has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to provide resources for in-service training for teachers of Special Needs Education.
TARKWA :
Church donates to Tarkwa Hospital
Saturday, June 06 2009
The Women’s Fellowship of the Western Region ‘C’ branch of the Christian Divine Church at has presented items to the male medical ward of the Tarkwa Government Hospital.
BOGOSO :
Clients rush for their money at Bogoso
Saturday, June 06 2009
The Manager of the Bogoso Branch of Central Financial Consult, a micro finance company, Mr Isaac Kwasi Boadu, has denied allegations that his outfit had squandered clients’ deposits.
ASHAIMAN :
Residents advised to initiate sanitation competition
Saturday, June 06 2009
Schools and communities in the Ashaiman Municipality have been advised to initiate cleanliness competitions among their students and residents as a measure to improve upon the bad sanitation practices in the locality.
(SEFWI WIAWSO) SEFWI-WIAWSO:
Cocoa spraying gangs allege they will be dismissed
Saturday, June 06 2009
The National Patriotic Party (NPP) members in the cocoa producing areas of the Western Region have alleged that about 3,500 members of cocoa spraying gangs who were employed under the Kufuor administration would be dismissed.
(DONKORKROM) KWAHU NORTH :
SHS graduates gain admission into training colleges
Saturday, June 06 2009
Some 96 senior high school graduates from the Kwahu North District who were successful in interviews conducted by principals of six training colleges in the Eastern Region have been selected for admission.
OFFINSO :
Residents given free medical care
Saturday, June 06 2009
Charity Beyond Borders, a pro-health non-governmental organisation based in the US, has organized a two-day free health screening exercise for residents of the Offinso Municipality held at Amoawi.
(KUMASI) KMA :
GPRTU kicks against Route Operational Permits
Saturday, June 06 2009
Members of the Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has staged a peaceful demonstration to protest against a planned Route Operational Permits (ROP) to be issued by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) under the Urban Transport Project (UTP).
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-AHWIASO-BEKWAI :
Ministry to create forum to review payment of compensation
Saturday, June 06 2009
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said that the Ministry would soon create a National forum where stakeholders would deliberate on the appropriate compensation for farmers whose crops are destroyed for mining activities and the provision of social amenities.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
MCE asks heads of Department
Saturday, June 06 2009
Heads of decentralized departments of the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly have been advised to become oriented with the policies and programmes of the administration of the National Democratic Congress to be able to execute it successfully.
JIRAPA :
HIV/AIDS patients plead for exemptions
Saturday, June 06 2009
The Association of women living with HIV/AIDS in the Upper West Region, has appealed to the government to consider exempting HIV/AIDS patients from premiums to various National Health Insurance Schemes.
(KYEBI)EAST AKYEM:
Okyehene on the "war" part
Saturday, June 06 2009
Over the years, the Okyehene Amoatia Ofori Panin III has been fighting against environmental degradation in the country,since his ascendence  to the throne of the Akyem Abuakwa state.
ACCRA :
Revenue collection agencies to be integrated
Saturday, June 06 2009
All revenue collection agencies are to be integrated as soon as a bill to that effect is passed in Parliament, Mr Samuel Sallas-Mensah, the Executive Secretary of the Revenue Agencies Governing Board, said.
(KYEBI)EAST AKYEM:
Birim river dying
Saturday, June 06 2009
The water way of the Birim River has been diverted by galamsey operators engaged in surface mining of gold in the Esikamu area of the East Akyem district.
HO:
New tourism earner discovered
Sunday, June 07 2009
The Minister of Tourism, Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Saturday observed that health is fast becoming a tourist product in Ghana.
OBUASI:
Hope for mining communities - Dauda
Sunday, June 07 2009
The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, at the weekend, gave the assurance that mineral royalties allocated to the district assemblies, would be judiciously used for the development of mining communities.
NATIONAL:
No more frolicking for officials: Information Minister
Sunday, June 07 2009
In its latest measure to reduce cost, government will soon cut its expenditure on fuel for ministers and other officials by some 30%.
CAPE COAST:
UCC admit 1,320 students for sandwich programme
Sunday, June 07 2009
Authorities of University of Cape Coast admitted 1,320 students for its sandwich programme this year.
BAWKU:
Bawku Peace Committee calls for restraint
Sunday, June 07 2009
The Bawku Inter-Ethnic Peace Committee has appealed to the people of Bawku Municipality to exercise restraint and avoid acts that can incite passions and cause violence.
NATIONAL:
Sports Minister to proceed on leave
Monday, June 08 2009
President Evans Atta Mills has directed Youth and Sports Minister Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak to proceed on leave pending the outcome of investigations into allegations of financial malfeasance made against him by Mr Adim Odoom, an accountant at the ministry.
(TEMA) TMA :
Three revenue collection institutions to be amalgamated
Monday, June 08 2009
The Executive Secretary of the Revenue Agencies Governing Board, Mr. Samuel Sallas-Mensah,  announced that the country’s three revenue collection institutions would be integrated into one authority to ensure efficiency.
HO :
MTN committed to boosting economy
Monday, June 08 2009
The Corporate Affairs Manager of Scancom Ghana Limited, operators of MTN, Ms Mawuena Dumor has reiterated the commitment of the Company to working in partnership with government to bring “superior value” to the country’s economy.
TAMALE :
Ghanaians urged to increase food production
Monday, June 08 2009
The Deputy Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Moses Bukari Mabengba has appealed to Ghanaians to work harder to increase food production.
WA :
Vetting of DCEs advocated
Monday, June 08 2009
An activist of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. David Deribaa, has called for the amendment of Article 241 (3) of the Constitution, to pave way for the setting up of vetting committees for future appointees to the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies.
(DZODZE) KETU SOUTH :
Assembly members voted on their conscience
Monday, June 08 2009
Members of Ketu-North District Assembly said rejection of Mr Moses Azaglo as Ketu-North District Chief Executive was the true reflection of the conscience of the majority.
AHANTA WEST :
GNAT holds quadrennial conference
Monday, June 08 2009
District Chief Executive of Ahanta West, Mr. Jones Amoah, has called on teachers in the district, to take advantage of the current educational reforms, to improve the standard of education.
ACCRA :
Ahmadi Muslim women asked to dress according to tenets
Monday, June 08 2009
The Greater Accra Regional branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslims Women’s Association has organized its 28th annual regional conference with a call on Muslim women to dress according to the tenets of the religion and also uphold the virtue of marriage.
(SANTROKOFI-BENUA) HOHOE :
Rejuvenate values of festivals -Minister
Monday, June 08 2009
The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr Alexander Asum-Ahensah has reminded Ghanaians on the need to rejuvenate and transcribe the spirit and values of traditional celebrations into transforming society for national development.
(SAWABA) KMA :
One killed in police shoot-out
Monday, June 08 2009
A shoot-out between the police and four armed robbers at Sawaba in Kumasi in the early hours of yesterday has left one of the robbers dead.
(APEDWA) EAST-AKIM:
Minister expresses worry about degradation of forest reserve
Monday, June 08 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has expressed worry about the deforestation of the country’s forest reserves through human activities.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Archbishop opens fire at court premises
Monday, June 08 2009
Two witnesses have testified before a Tarkwa Circuit Court, in a case involving the 63- year- old Founder of the Christ Imitation Church at Asankragwa, Archbishop Kofi Atobrah Boadu who is charged for firing shots at the court premises.
    
WA WEST :
Wa West to train nurses and teachers
Monday, June 08 2009
The Wa West District Assembly, would this year, sponsor the education of a number of teaching and nursing trainees, in order to create the man-power needed, to reduce the high rate of infant and maternal mortality,  and address the perennial shortage of teachers in the district.
HOHOE :
Ex-convict arrested for stealing
Monday, June 08 2009
Prosper Kafetey, 20, an ex-convict from Likpe-Agbozume in the Hohoe Municipality, has been arrested for allegedly stealing four pieces of beams valued at 32 Ghana cedis.
NKWANTA :
Highway robbers attack passengers on Nkwanta-Hohoe road
Monday, June 08 2009
Highway robbers, numbering seven and including a female, attacked and robbed passengers on board four Nkwanta- bound buses and made away with mobile phones, cash, digital cameras and personal effects, running into millions of cedis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister proceeds on leave
Monday, June 08 2009
Under-siege sports minister Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has been ordered to proceed on leave pending the outcome of an investigation into an allegation of corruption levelled against him.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah on Blues wish list
Monday, June 08 2009
Ghanaian striker Samuel Yeboah is said to be a big-money target for newly-promoted Birmingham.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA bans use of sachet water
Monday, June 08 2009
The use of sachet water at the various match centres during league games has been banned by the Ghana Football Association.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maritzburg after Sammy Adjei
Monday, June 08 2009
Maritzburg United flirted with relegation during the past season, but their early intentions suggest that they have learnt a lesson.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Balotelli gets another racial abuse
Monday, June 08 2009
Inter Milan young prodigy Mario Balotelli suffered his third racial abuse this term but this time round atthe Italy Under- 21 camp base.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Benin close in on Ghana
Monday, June 08 2009
Benin shared top spot with Ghana in the 2010 world cup Group 4 after a 1-0 win over Sudan on Sunday in the 2010 joint qualifier played at the Stade de l’Amite.
ACCRA :
GPTRU wants common syllabus for driving schools
Monday, June 08 2009
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPTRU) has appealed to the government to introduce a common syllabus for all driving schools.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Tenants petition Attorney General
Monday, June 08 2009
Two tenants of the SAT building at Kejetia in Kumasi have petitioned the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to intervene and investigate the circumstances under which the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is withholding the docket of a case involving them and a businessman in Kumasi.
WA :
Northern farmers urged to increase production
Monday, June 08 2009
Food processing and exporting companies at the have appealed to farmers engaged in food and cash crop production in the north to step up their production levels to meet both domestic and international demands.
(AWUTU-BAWJIASE) AWUTU-SENYA :
Health Centre gets equipment
Monday, June 08 2009
More than 150 communities in the Awutu-Bawjiase farming area in the Awutu-Senya District would enjoy  some improvement  in  health delivery following the presentation of laboratory equipment and other tools worth about 8,000 Ghana cedis to the Bawjiase Health Centre.
WA :
Students are not rebels and threat to society- Naab
Monday, June 08 2009
Mr. Alphonse S. Naab, a former National Union of Ghana students (NUGS) President of University for Development Studies appealed to the public not to see actions of students in tertiary institutions to be rebellious and therefore a threat to society.
(CHARIA) WA :
Chiefs appeal for development projects at Charia
Monday, June 08 2009
The Chiefs and people of Charia in the Wa Municipality have expressed their disappointment at the slow pace at which work on the Small Town Water Supply System and Rural Electrification projects for the community were being implemented.
TAMALE :
Government is committed to closing education gap – Haruna
Monday, June 08 2009
Minister of Communication, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu said the NDC government was committed to closing the historical education parity gap between the north and the south.
ASHAIMAN:
Search for HIV/AIDS cure in church
Monday, June 08 2009
The resident Minister of Worldwide Gateway Church in Ashaiman, Reverend Benjamin Allan Adjei, has called for prayers for scientists to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.
(TEMA) TMA:
Assembly recompose committees
Monday, June 08 2009
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly has recomposed its sub-committees with a call on assembly members not to take decisions based on their political affiliations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana Beat Mali
Monday, June 08 2009
Ghana remained on course for a 2010 World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations berth after two second half strikes by Kwadwo Asamoah and Matthew Amoah earned them a 2-0 win over Mali in their qualifier on Sunday.
 
NATIONAL:
Mills: I will fire DCEs if......
Monday, June 08 2009
President Mills Monday used the platform for the orientation of newly appointed District Chief Executives to warn that he would not hesitate to fire any of them who misconducts him or herself in office.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
We must not jubilate
Monday, June 08 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has put aside celebrations after the emphatic 2-0 win over Mali in Bamako by beginning to plot the downfall of Sudan in two weeks’ time.
BAWKU:
’Bawku weapons retrieval will be sustained’
Monday, June 08 2009
Upper East Regional Minister Mark Wayongo says random military operations to retrieve illegal guns and ammunition in the Bawku municipality, will continue.
(DZODZE) KETU NORTH:
Members voted on conscience
Monday, June 08 2009
Members of Ketu-North District Assembly last Friday said rejection of Mr Moses Azaglo as Ketu-North District Chief Executive was the true reflection of the conscience of the majority.
BOLGATANGA:
Teachers want implementation of single spine now
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Upper East Regional Branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has expressed disappointment at the delay in the implementation of the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP), scheduled for this year
BOLGATANGA :
Youth asked to stay away from conflict
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), a civil society organisation have underscored the need for the youth in the three Northern Regions, to stay away from conflict, since nothing good would come from such clashes.
    
CAPE COAST:
Ghana’s education faces challenges - Professor
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof Josephus Anamuah-Mensah, has expressed concern about challenges facing the education system and said this has resulted in a large number of children of school going age not in school.
(CHARIA) WA :
Minister calls for change in attitude
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Mahmud Khalid has described as unfortunate that the region had been rated as the poorest in the country.
ACCRA :
Ghana marks end hunger, walk the world campaign
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Hundreds of Ghanaians, young and old, men and women on Sunday joined staff the World Food Programme (WFP) to embark on a 3.5 kilometre walk through some principal streets of Accra to raise funds to end hunger in Ghana.
WA :
Civil servants appeal for salary increase
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Upper West Regional Secretary of Civil Servants Association, Mr. Godfrey Tuu has appealed to the government to consider increasing salaries of civil servants with dispatch to enable them meet the high cost of living as a result of the 30 percent increase in fuel prices.
(TEMA) TMA :
Minister calls for clean-up of TOR
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Minister of Energy, Dr Joe Oteng-Agyei, has called for a clean-up at the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) to eliminate inefficiencies that have plunged the company into a huge debt.
TAMALE :
Northern Region leads in cigarette smoking
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The 2005 Global Youth Tobacco Survey conducted among Junior High School (JHS) students has revealed that the Northern Region has the highest prevalence of students who smoke
ACCRA :
Cocobod urged to check unauthorised distribution of used sacks
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Some top officials of the Cocoa Marketing Board (CMC) are alleged to have been engaged in the unauthorised sale and distribution of used cocoa sacks for their personal gains, it has been reported.
ACCRA :
DCEs urged to eschew arrogance
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Joseph Yieleh Chireh at the orientation of newly appointed DCEs at the Institute for Local Government Studies (ILGS) in Accra advised Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive (MMDCEs) to exhibit good leadership skills in the management of their districts
ACCRA :
Veep holds talks with Brazilian Investors
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Vice President John Mahama held talks with Brazilian investors aimed at securing a multi-billion cedi deal to shore up the agriculture, energy and defence sectors of the economy for accelerated growth.
CAPE COAST :
Health workers cautioned against poor attitude to patients
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Benjamin Kumbuor on Monday bemoaned the poor attitude of some health personnel towards patients seeking health care.
ACCRA :
Interior Minister orders Police to wear name tags
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Minister of the Interior, Mr Cletus Avoka has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Paul Tawiah Quaye to ensure that personnel of the Ghana Police Service have their name tags and service numbers embossed in their uniforms with immediate effect.
BAWKU :
Ministry renews curfew hours in Bawku
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Ministry of the Interior, has renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushegu township and its environs for another week, with effect from June 8
(TEMA) TMA:
Accused persons in Tema cocaine case declined bail
Tuesday, June 09 2009
An Accra Fast Track High Court has dismissed a bail application by six persons, who were picked up in connection with the 61 parcels of cocaine seized at Tema Port, from a 40-footer container.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Plantain sends farmer to court
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Kade District Magistrate’s Court has convicted Kwaku Adjei, a farmer, to a fine of GH¢ 500.00 for stealing a quantity of plantain worth GH¢ 20.00.
HOHOE:
Driver fined for causing death
Tuesday, June 09 2009
A circuit court at Hohoe, has imposed a fine of 200 Ghana Cedis on Haruna Adam, a driver, for careless and inconsiderate driving and negligently causing harm to Kojo Muhammadu, resulting in his death and the maiming of Chikpa Mabi.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Husband butchers wife for denying him sex
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Breman Asikuma Magistrate Court, has remanded in prison custody a 22-year-old man, Kofi Nkoom alias “Allah Allah”, for inflicting cutlass wounds on his wife, for allegedly refusing him sex.
(FUU) EAST GONJA :
Boosting rice production in Northern Ghana
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Rice farmers in the country are to benefit from a three-year project aimed at providing them with certified rice seeds and fertilizer to boost rice production.
BOLGATANGA :
Government is committed to Youth Empowerment-Woyongo
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, has said the government was more committed to the development and empowerment of the youth and that was why it had instituted policies towards achieving that objective.
CAPE COAST:
DCEs urged to be circumspect
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress has advised newly appointed metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives in the region, to be circumspect in their dealings with the people.
ACCRA:
Ridge Office saga over
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor Tuesday handed over keys to the office that he had been occupying since leaving office to the state.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Korle Lagoon Project sparks mass relocation
Tuesday, June 09 2009
Government is to relocate all business activities at the Central Business District and  Old Fadama to Adjen Kotoku, located on the Accra-Nsawam road as part of the Korle Lagoon Ecological Restoration Project.
NATIONAL:
House of Chiefs jumps major hurdle
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The National House Chiefs has announced that it would submit to government draft Legislative Instruments in respect of customary declarations that relate to succession to 21 paramount stools or stools.
WA:
Investors urged to provide improved seeds
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The National President of Seed Producers Association of Ghana, Mr. Osafo Patrick A. Apula,, has appealed to investors in agricultural sector to make improved seeds available to rural farmers at their doorsteps to enhance food production.
BEREKUM:
MCE bemoans revenue collection efforts
Tuesday, June 09 2009
The Berekum Municipal Chief Executive has lamented over poor revenue collection by the assembly and called for more prudent measures to improve the situation.
HO :
Farmer gets death sentence
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Mparabe Tinjoe 23, a farmer, has been sentenced to death by a Ho Court for shooting to death four other farmers at Azilavikope near Dambai in 2004.
(AGONA NYAKROM) AGONA EAST :
Police arrest alleged “Sakawa” fraudsters
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Agona Duakwa police have arrested 10 people suspected to be members of a group engaged in internet fraud, “sakawa”, group at Agona Kwame Ntsiful, a farming community in the Agona East District.
   
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, June 9, 2009
WA:
HIV/AIDS patients receive support
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Ghana AIDS Commission, in collaboration with Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA) has released a total of GH¢14,000 to 13 groups of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Upper West Region
TARKWA NSUAEM :
Archbishop opens defence
Wednesday, June 10 2009
A Tarkwa circuit court has adjourned the case involving the 63-year-old Founder of the Christ Imitation Church at Asankragwa, Archbishop Kofi Atobrah Boadu, for firing a gun at the court premises at Asankragwa.
TAMALE :
Work extra hard to increase productivity-
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Mr. Moses Bukari Mabengba, Deputy Northern Regional Minister has appealed to Ghanaians to work extra hard to increase productivity to be able to face the current global crisis.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
Two NDC youth clubs
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Two feuding youth factions of the National Democratic Congress [NDC] in the Navrongo Central constituency could not resolve their differences as to which of them should be recognised as the real youth wing of the party when they met last week.
NATIONAL:
Over-aged vehicles to be banned
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The importation of vehicles aged more than 10 years is to be banned as part of government measures to reduce wastage in fuel consumption, a Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has hinted
NATIONAL :
Fate of over 300 students in balance
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The future of about 350 Ghanaian students studying abroad hangs in the balance as a result of a delay in the disbursement of allowances due them under their scholarships.
(KNUST) KMA :
Fraud at GCB KNUST branch
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Ghana Commercial Bank Limited has initiated thorough investigations into a fraud involving GH¢100,000 at its Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Tech­nology (KNUST) branch in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rates for Hearts-Kotoko game
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has announced rates for their Week 22 Glo Premier League clash against their archrivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday, June 14 at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Clubs invited for hearing
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Division One campaigners, B.A United will be joined by eight other club chairmen to appear before the Ghana Football Association’s Appeals Committee this week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede future in the balance
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Ghana under-20 midfielder Andre Dede Ayew is expected to return to his French club Marseille to an uncertain future.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana’s focus on Sudan
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Ghana top the African group D qualifying table for the 2010 World Cup, three points clear ahead of the second-placed side after earning an important win over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey secures Nice deal
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Ghana international Jonathan Quartey has secured a move away from Kaizer Chiefs after the South African club agreed to release him to French side, Nice.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
President Mills congratulates Black Stars
Wednesday, June 10 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has congratulated the senior national team, Black Stars on their last Sunday’s victory over Mali in Bamako in a 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars resume Camping on Friday
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Black Stars will reconvene for training on Friday ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Sudan in Omdurman on June 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to Play Kenya
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Officials have announced that Kenya will take on Ghana in a friendly on June 16 at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA outlines media plan
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has outlined the media plan for this year’s President’s Cup billed for Wednesday, July 1.
KWABRE:
Kwabre hosts World Environment Day
Wednesday, June 10 2009
A tree planting exercise to commemorate the World Environment Day has been held in Gyaman Pensan Senior High Technical School in Aboaso, in the Kwabre East District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe completes Hoffenheim move
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Ghana striker Prince Tagoe says the lure of playing regular football in Europe attracted him to German side Hoffenheim.
NATIONAL:
Salaries to go up
Wednesday, June 10 2009
A senior government official close to the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare has told Citi News that public sector wages could go up by 20 percent within weeks.
WA:
’Dialogue negotiations must be key’
Wednesday, June 10 2009
A former National Union of Ghana Students President at the University for Development Studies, Mr Alphonse Naab, has advised student leaders in tertiary institutions to strictly adhere to the conventional use of dialogue and negotiations, in the resolution of conflicts with their managements.
HO:
Commander takes soldiers to task
Wednesday, June 10 2009
General Officer Commanding the Southern Command, Brigadier-General Martin K. G. Ahiaglo, has appealed to soldiers to remain loyal to the nation at all times.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Two hawkers killed at Nsawam
Wednesday, June 10 2009
Two hawkers died and five others got injured when an “O.A” bus with registration number AS 6977 U ran through a group of hawkers at Nsawam and grazed seven vehicles on Monday.
   
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Development must be linked to children’s welfare -DCE
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The District Chief Executive for Wassa Amenfi East, Mr Stephen Baidoo Acheampong, has said the development of the country must be closely linked with children by focusing attention on their development.
YENDI:
Yendi attracts tourism investment
Wednesday, June 10 2009
A five-million Ghana cedis Northern tourism centre, is to be established at Kuga in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region, before the end of the year.
BOSOMTWE:
Kuntanase schools go hi-tech
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Entire Village Computers Organisation Inc, a US based international Non-governmental has donated 10 computers and a printer to the Kuntanase Roman Catholic Primary and Junior High Schools respectively.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
B/A concludes polio immunization
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of the Polio Immunization Programme has appealed to the government to support public health workers serving in border communities to learn French to facilitate collaboration with their counterparts in neighbouring countries.
ACCRA:
PURC to slap sanctions on ECG, others
Wednesday, June 10 2009
The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC), has resolved to impose sanctions on utility providers for poor services rendered the public.
NATIONAL :
Government rescues 350 students abroad
Thursday, June 11 2009
Government has released a total of 2.63 million dollars for the immediate payment of scholarship claims for some Ghanaian students studying abroad.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Government supports victims of fire outbreak
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Government has donated food items to traders who were affected by fire outbreak which occurred at the Kumasi Central Market on May 28.
NATIONAL:
Duffuor clears the air
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor has confirmed that no payments had been made for computers for the One Laptop per Child project.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Refrigeration mechanic fined for stealing
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Nkawie Circuit Court presided by Mr. Jerome Noble Nkrumah, has imposed a fine of GH¢100 on 22-year-old fridge repairer, Christian Kwasi Amaniampong, for stealing a deep freezer
ACCRA :
Boards, Councils under Ministry of Education urged to ensure quality
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Minister of Education, Mr Alex  Tetteh-Enyo, has  urged members of boards and  councils under the ministry to rise up to their challenges to ensure quality education.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Akuapem MCE campaigns for peace and unity
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Akuapem South Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Dr Godfred Osei-Bonsu Twum has observed that meaningful development could only take place in the municipality, if the people shun conflicts, which breeds hostility and disunity.
ACCRA :
Fisherman jailed for stealing
Thursday, June 11 2009
A 21-year-old fisherman, who broke into two separate rooms and stole cash, electrical appliances and personal effects, has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment with hard labour by a Circuit Court in Accra.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Catholic book on confession launched
Thursday, June 11 2009
A 49- page- book on confession, which is key to the seven sacraments of Catholics, has been launched at Saint Paul’s Catholic Church, at Amakom in the Kumasi Metropolis
HO :
CPP against sale of Mawuli Estate houses
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Ho-Central Constituency branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has petitioned government over the sale of estate houses at the Ho Mawuli Estates.
(NSAWAM) AKWAPEM SOUTH:
Gov’t asked to re-introduce moral education in schools
Thursday, June 11 2009
Apostle Ato Morrison, Founder and Leader of the Ark of Salvation Ministry International, has called on the Ministry of Education, to re-introduce moral education in the national course outline, to help instil the fear of God in the youth.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Prayer camps asked to pick operation licenses
Thursday, June 11 2009
President of the Ghana Association of Faith Healers and Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), Reverend Boakye Dankwa, has asked operators of prayer and healing camps, to regularise their activities by obtaining operation licenses.
(AKROPONG) AKWAPEN NORTH :
Government to ensure rights of the disabled - Minister
Thursday, June 11 2009
Minister for Education, Mr. Alex Tettey-Enyo, said the government would pursue vigorously the demands of the Disability Act, especially those that bordered on education, to ensure that the disabled assumed their right place in society.
ACCRA :
IOM donates to National Migration Bureau
Thursday, June 11 2009
International Organization for Migration (IOM), has donated IT equipment, including two desktop computers, two laptops, photocopier and printer worth GH¢15,000 to the National Migration Bureau (NMB).
ACCRA :
Air Traffic Safety calls off intended industrial action
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Ghana Air Traffic Safety and Electronics Association called off an intended industrial action following the intervention of Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Deputy Minister of Transport.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Test for HIV/AIDS - MPs challenged
Thursday, June 11 2009
An NGO is challenging Members of Parliament to test for HIV/AIDS and declare their status as a means of lending their support to the campaign against the pandemic.
HO:
Woman mugged in broad day light
Thursday, June 11 2009
Two young men in broad daylight, on Wednesday, robbed Ms. Faustine Deh, a cleaner at the Ho office of the Ghana News Agency, of her hand bag containing GH¢65.00 and other valuables, around the Ho Sports Stadium.
BAWKU:
Bawku Clashes: Committee recommends punitive measures
Thursday, June 11 2009
A committee set up to investigate clashes between students of the Bawku Technical Institute and the Bawku Senior High School has presented its findings to the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo.
BIAKOYE:
Shoddy road works bemoaned
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Right Reverend Francis Anani Lodonu has slammed road works supervisory bodies in the Volta Region for failing to ensure that the major link road connecting Alavanyo-Nkonya communities was constructed on schedule.
(BOTI) YILO KROBO:
Subsidized fertilizers diverted into ’Wee’ cultivation
Thursday, June 11 2009
The Koforidua Municipal Police Commander, Police Superintendent John Naami, has expressed worry over reported cases of farmers using subsidized fertilizers in the cultivation of Indian hemp.
JASIKAN:
Man flees with 15-year-old girl
Thursday, June 11 2009
A 22-year-old Togolese labourer, Kofi Voemewor, is being sought by the Police for eloping with Enyonam Adzo Biawo, a 15 year-old junior high school pupil.
(ATIMATIM) AFIGYA KWABRE:
Atimatim School computers broken down
Thursday, June 11 2009
Thirteen computers of the Lighthouse Preparatory and Junior High School at Atimatim in the Afigya Kwabre District have broken down and the situation has affected the teaching of the Information Communication Technology.
KUMASI:
Man held for defilement
Thursday, June 11 2009
A Kumasi circuit court has remanded a 24-year-old man into prison custody for allegedly defiling an 11- year-old girl.
ACCRA :
Outstanding students’ loan disbursed
Friday, June 12 2009
The Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) announced  that all outstanding loans for the 2008/09 academic year have been disbursed.
ACCRA :
High percentage of prison inmates are youths - Report
Friday, June 12 2009
The Annual Prisons Reports for 2007 records that 76.2 per cent of all persons jailed in the country fall between the ages of 18 and 35 years and out of that 46 per cent are between the ages of 18 and 25.
ACCRA :
GNAT holds symposium on child labour
Friday, June 12 2009
Deputy Director, Girls Education Unit, Ministry of Education, Mrs Dorcas Awusi-Ansah, has called for parental support to government’s effort in ensuring equal access and opportunity to girl-child education in Ghana.
NKORANZA :
13 accidents in the first quarter
Friday, June 12 2009
Police at Nkoranza in the  Brong Ahafo Region recorded 13 motor accidents involving 15 vehicles between January and March this year.
(BOMINI) NKORANZA NORTH :
Parents advised to help educate children
Friday, June 12 2009
The Nkoranza North District Chief Executive, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Dwomoh has called on parents and guardians to render support to  teachers in the education and training of children to enable them to become responsible citizens
TEMA :
Fire outbreak renders 30 homeless
Friday, June 12 2009
About 40 residents in Tema Community One, Site One, were rendered homeless and all belongings burnt when fire gutted their rooms.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
“Reportage of accidents worrying”- MTTU Commander
Friday, June 12 2009
Police Superintendent Sarfo Peprah, Eastern Regional MTTU Commander, has expressed worry over the manner in which some radio stations report accident cases.
ACCRA :
Minister inaugurates COCOBOD, SSNIT Boards
Friday, June 12 2009
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor has charged the 10-member governing Board of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), to adopt strategies to help attract educated youth into cocoa farming to replace the ageing farmers.
BAWKU :
MCE appeals for peace
Friday, June 12 2009
The Bawku Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Musa Abdulai has expressed much regret at the state of conflict in the Municipality describing it as unfortunate at a time government is doing its best to initiate policies to improve on the living conditions of the people.
ACCRA :
Improve image of Africa’s airline industry-Minister
Friday, June 12 2009
Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Deputy Minister of Transport  tasked the Banjul Accord Group (BAG) to work to increase Africa’s share of the air transport market and also improve the continent’s image in the industry.
ACCRA :
Ministry directs communication networks to obtain permits
Friday, June 12 2009
The Ministry of Environment Science and Technology (MEST) has directed all communication network operators in the country to obtain environmental permits for all proposed mast sites before installation.
NATIONAL :
Promote technology transfer in health delivery-Minister
Friday, June 12 2009
Dr.George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, Minister of Health said capacity building, promotion of networking, technology transfer and experience sharing between developed and developing countries were strategic tools for promoting quality healthcare delivery.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars return to camp
Friday, June 12 2009
The Ghana national team resumed training today (Friday) in reparation for their World Cup qualifier against Sudan in Omdurman on June 20.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey prepared to face Cotto
Friday, June 12 2009
Joshua Clottey will walk into sold-out Madison Square Garden on Saturday, just a few miles (kilometers) from where the Ghanaian now makes his home in the Bronx, and almost certainly face a wall of vocal opposition.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey owes it to Chiefs
Friday, June 12 2009
Jonathan Quartey finally got the European move he has been after for some time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts welcome Kotoko
Friday, June 12 2009
The two most glamorous clubs in the country, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will bring the entire nation to a standstill once again, when they lock horns at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra in the 22nd Week features of the Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts welcome Kotoko
Friday, June 12 2009
The two most glamorous clubs in the country, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will bring the entire nation to a standstill once again, when they lock horns at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra in the 22nd Week features of the Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey owes it to Chiefs
Friday, June 12 2009
Jonathan Quartey finally got the European move he has been after for some time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey owes it to Chiefs
Friday, June 12 2009
Jonathan Quartey finally got the European move he has been after for some time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts welcome Kotoko
Friday, June 12 2009
The two most glamorous clubs in the country, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will bring the entire nation to a standstill once again, when they lock horns at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra in the 22nd Week features of the Premier League.
TEMA:
TOR resumes operations Thursday
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Tema Oil Refinery will resume operations on Thursday, June 18, after it shut down for maintenance, the Deputy Managing Director of the Refinery, Dr Ali Abugri, has disclosed.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kenya-Ghana Friendly Cancelled
Friday, June 12 2009
The friendly match between Black Stars and Kenya natioanl team, that had been planned for Kasarani on Tuesday, has been cancelled.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kenya-Ghana Friendly Cancelled
Friday, June 12 2009
The friendly match between Black Stars and Kenya natioanl team, that had been planned for Kasarani on Tuesday, has been cancelled.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Prez Mills assures the Black Stars
Friday, June 12 2009
Ghana president John Evans Atta Mills says government will handsomely reward the Black Stars if they qualify for the World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paintsil suspended for Sudan clash
Friday, June 12 2009
One of Ghana’s most consistent performers, John Paintsil would sit out of the Black Stars’ 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Sudan on June 20.
BEREKUM :
Landlords urged to change over-aged electrical wires
Saturday, June 13 2009
Mr. Kwame Fei, Berekum Municipal Fire Officer, has appealed to Ghanaians, particularly house owners, to change electrical wires of their buildings at least every 20 years to prevent domestic fires.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Accountants of Judicial Service granted bail
Saturday, June 13 2009
Two accountants of the Judicial Service accused of stealing GH 190,000 cedis following an audit by the service were granted bail.
WA :
NGO faces financial difficulties
Saturday, June 13 2009
The Youth Alive, an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to providing humanitarian services to vulnerable groups in the Upper West Region, has ran into financial difficulties, making it impossible for it to recruit street children for vocational training.
ACCRA :
Minister underscores critical role of non-financial institutions
Saturday, June 13 2009
Non-banking financial institutions are indispensable tools in the drive for Ghana’s sustainable economic development, Finance Minister Kwabena Duffuor said.
ACCRA :
Government to step up monitoring of Bulk Road Vehicles
Saturday, June 13 2009
Dr. Kwabena Donkor, Deputy Minister of Energy, has  underscored the resolve of government to step up monitoring of Bulk Road Vehicles (BRVs) used in the transportation of petroleum products for to adherence to safety and environmental standards to minimise adverse impact.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ghanaians urged to protect the nation’s forest
Saturday, June 13 2009
Mr. Chemogo Derl Gregory, District Manager of the Forest Services Division at NKawie in Ashanti, has urged Ghanaians to adhere to laws on environmental conservation.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Child Protection Committee Inaugurated at Tepa
Saturday, June 13 2009
Mr. David Addai Amankwah, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ahafo-Ano North in the Ashanti Region, has inaugurated a 20-member Child Protection Committee for the area.
YENDI :
GPRTU against rising high axle load fares
Saturday, June 13 2009
The Yendi Municipal branch of the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU), has appealed to the Ministry of Transportation to exempt commercial haulage trucks, which load foodstuffs from the Northern Region to marketing centres from the axle load control system.
(NUNGUA) LEDZOKUKU :
Land guards invades University of Ghana lands at Nungua
Saturday, June 13 2009
Members of staff of the University of Ghana Agricultural Research Centre at Nungua, embarked on a massive demonstration on the Legon campus, in protest against the encroachment of the centre’s land by estate developers.
CAPE COAST :
Doctors ask Ghanaians not be complacent with drop in HIV/AIDS cases
Saturday, June 13 2009
District Directors of the Ghana Health Service have entreated stakeholders in the fight against HIV/AIDS not to be complacent with the fight against the pandemic because of the drop in the prevalence rate.
ACCRA:
More Cuban doctors respond to Ghana’s call
Sunday, June 14 2009
A group of 27 Cuban doctors arrived in Accra Saturday as part of renewed efforts by the government to bolster health care delivery, especially in deprived areas.
ACCRA:
Pupils in fatal accident
Sunday, June 14 2009
One pupil died on the spot and another in critical condition when they were knocked down by a car on their way home from school. 
KUMASI:
Fetish Priest jailed 20 years for rape
Sunday, June 14 2009
A Kumasi Circuit Court has sentenced a 42-year-old fetish priest Kwaku Baah to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour on his own plea for raping a 20-year-old teacher at Ahwiaa near Kumasi.
(DWEASE) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Ministry seeks solution to high illiteracy rate
Sunday, June 14 2009
Illiteracy among girls in cocoa growing areas is high, a survey conducted by the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare has revealed.
CAPE COAST:
’Oguaa Fetu Afahye’ launched
Sunday, June 14 2009
The Oguaa Traditional Council at the weekend launched the annual historic “Fetu Afahye”, festival of the chiefs and people in Cape Coast.
TEMA:
Road safety campaign launched
Sunday, June 14 2009
The National Road Safety Commission has launched the Abiam Road Safety Campaign Project in Tema in the latest of its education drive to reduce road accidents.
ACCRA:
Parliament calls for the head of GNPC boss
Sunday, June 14 2009
Both sides of parliament have called for the immediate dismissal of the new Managing Director of the Ghana National Petroleum Coporation{GNPC} Nana Asafo- Agyei.
NATIONAL:
NPA boss confirms ’inconsistencies’ in TOR accounts
Sunday, June 14 2009
The Acting Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alex Mould, has admitted there are mild inconsistencies in the accounts of the Tema Oil Refinery.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Chief wants alleged albino killings probed
Monday, June 15 2009
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunaku Ahor Ankobea II, has reiterated his call on the government to probe alleged killings of albinos in the country.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSIMAN :
MP calls for amendment of fishing Act
Monday, June 15 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantsiman West, Hon. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has expressed the need for the amendment of the fisheries Act (625), to outline clearly the punitive processes to deal with all illegal fishing related offences.
ACCRA :
Health Alert : Prostate cancer killing Ghanaian men
Monday, June 15 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of G2 Medical Laboratory, Mr Gershon Sena Sekley has noted that prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death among Ghanaian men after lung cancer.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Traders comply with AMA boss
Monday, June 15 2009
The Mayor of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Hon. Alfred Vanderpuije, might just be making a head way in his quest to decongest the streets of the central business center to improve vehicular movement.
(GOMOA FORMENA) GOMOA WEST :
MP says recent fuel price hike was a “necessary evil”
Monday, June 15 2009
Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr. Francis Kodjo Arthur, has appealed to Ghanaians to regard the recent increase in the prices of petroleum products as a necessary evil to keep the economy on track.
(AJUMAKO ASSIN) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
Parents advised not to shirk responsibility
Monday, June 15 2009
Nana Afrasi Brempong VII, Odikro (Traditional Ruler) of Ajumako Assin Tweikukrom, has asked parents not to shirk their responsibilities towards the proper upbringing of their children.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Five wee sellers and smokers arrested
Monday, June 15 2009
The Winneba Police arrested five people suspected to be dealing in wee, during a dawn raid on their hide-outs in the Effutu Municipality.
ACCRA :
People with disability to get ICT centre
Monday, June 15 2009
The Minister of Education, Hon. Alex Tettey Enyo, has  noted that government would do everything possible to establish ICT centres in Special Schools to enable persons with disabilities to realize their potentials for the development of the country.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Government alone cannot provide the educational needs-Essuman
Monday, June 15 2009
Member of the Council of State, Mr Ato Essuman observed that the provision of educational facilities is the responsibility of government, parents, corporate bodies and the community.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Government alone cannot provide the educational needs-Essuman
Monday, June 15 2009
Member of the Council of State, Mr Ato Essuman observed that the provision of educational facilities is the responsibility of government, parents, corporate bodies and the community.
(NZULEZU) JOMORO:
Nzulezu gets flooded
Monday, June 15 2009
The District Chief Executive for Jomoro, Mr. Victor Nyianyi Kablan has confirmed that parts of the district precisely Nzulezu has been flooded after a heavy downpour.
BOLGATANGA:
Woyongo warns smugglers
Monday, June 15 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister has warned members of Association of Agriculture Input Dealers in the Region involved in smuggling agricultural inputs to neighbouring countries to stop their acts or be prosecuted when arrested.
ACCRA:
Mumuni pushes for preserve of democratic tenets
Monday, June 15 2009
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni Monday called on African countries to join the crusade to preserve the tenets that institutionalise democracy on the continent.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale Peace Council inaugurated
Monday, June 15 2009
The Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive, Alhaji Abdulai Haruna has inaugurated a 24-Member Peace Advisory Council to help maintain peace and order in the Tamale Metropolis and its environs.
ACCRA:
DSP Kwapong, others remanded
Monday, June 15 2009
A Prosecution Witness in the case involving six Policemen and five others charged for robbing a Ghanaian businessman of 53,000 dollars and other personal belongings at a Dzorwulu Hotel Monday denied claims by the defence.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Four held over Nsawam murder
Monday, June 15 2009
Four people including a woman have been arrested by the Nsawam police, in connection with the murder of Mr Victor Awakye a 67-year-old educationist who was founded dead on his farm at Otukwadjo/Boaheemkrom in the Akuapim South District on Saturday.
(KNUST) KMA :
KNUST, external bodies spend GH¢390,000 on research
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The College of Agriculture and National Resources of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in collaboration with external bodies and agencies funded research projects, totaling GH¢390,000 at the University, last year.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI:
Mothers express fear over polio immunisation
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Health Directorate will soon intensify its social mobilization and education programmes on immunization, in order to curb the perception by some parents that their children are being given over doze medication.
BONGO :
Children in Bongo attend school late- Research
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Research conducted in Bongo District has revealed that most of the children attend school late than the ideal age of six years.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Minister commends Military Hospital staff
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Minister of Health, Dr. George Sipa-Adja Yankey, has commended the medical staff of the 37 Military Hospital for their commitment to stay at post when their colleagues embarked on strike action to press for better conditions of service
NATIONAL :
NHIA gets new boss
Tuesday, June 16 2009
A former MP for La Dadekotopon, Mr Sylvester Mensah has been appointed the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
NATIONAL:
NHIA given 10-day ultimatum
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa Adja Yankey, has given the Board of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) a 10-day ultimatum to review the National Insurance Act, 2003 (Act 650) to rectify identified anomalies.
ACCRA :
Review 1992 Constitution - Meissner
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Miss Kathrin Meissner, Resident Director of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), a German political foundation FES, said even though Ghana’s present democracy owes its strength to the 1992 Constitution, it needs to be reviewed to deepen the democratic understanding and identification in the society.
WA :
Tailors and Dressmakers appeal to government
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA) in the Upper West Region has appealed to the government to award the sewing of school uniforms on contract to its members in the region.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Chief complains of neglect of Western Region
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Nana Kobina Nketsia V, the Omanahene of Essikadu Traditional Area, has said the Western Region has been neglected in terms of development.
NKORANZA:
Anglican Minister calls for revival of puberty rites
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Nkoranza District Minister of the Anglican Church, Canon Peter Kwadwo Sakyi has called for the revival of puberty rites (bragoro) to help check against pre-marital sex and teenage pregnancies.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Teenage electrician goes to court
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Isaac Kofi Boafo, a 15-year-old electrician has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court for allegedly stealing a computer and its accessories.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Chief complains of neglect of Western Region
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Nana Kobina Nketsia V, the Omanahene of Essikadu Traditional Area, has said the Western Region has been neglected in terms of development.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Fetish Priest, three others in court for assaulting a witch
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Kwabena Wutoh, a fetish priest and three others, yesterday, appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court for assaulting a woman accused of being a witch.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Decongestion exercise stalled
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The planned decongestion of the national capital, Accra, that was expected to begin on Monday June 15, has been suspended following a directive from the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashietey.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew completes Zamalek move
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Zamalek have completed the signing of Ibrahim Ayew on a five-year deal from Ghanaian side Eleven Wise for an undisclosed fee, the Cairo giants announced late on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adu Kofi makes waves at Nice
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Ghanaian ace Midfielder, Enoch Adu Kofi has worked hard to impress at French League one side, ODK Nice.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac sticks to same squad
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Milovan Rajevac together with his Black Stars squad are in Naivasha, Kenya ahead of next Sunday’s 2010 World Cup qualifier with Sudan.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Cotto beats Clottey
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Miguel Cotto edged Joshua Clottey by split decision to retain his WBO welterweight title on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko break jinx
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Accra Hearts of Oak by a lone goal on Sunday in their 22 Week Glo Premier League encounter at the ohene Djan Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashantigold hold Faisal
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Visiting Obuasi Ashantigold FC on Sunday forced King Faisal to a pulsating 1-1 drawn game in their Glo Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan feels Paintsil’s blow
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac says John Paintsil’s contribution to the team would be missed as Ghana prepare for the 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Sudan on June 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston train with stars
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Scotland-based midfielder Laryea Kingston has returned to training with the Black Stars ahead of their clash with Sudan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dramani scores against Dynamo
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Ghana winger Haminu Dramani lived up to his reputation as the destroyer of Russian giants when as his club held Dynamo Moscow to a 1-1 on Saturday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Confident Rajevac keeps focus
Tuesday, June 16 2009
After grinding out two important wins in the 2010 World Cup qualifying that has seen Ghana remain top of the African group D standing, Milovan Rajevac says he is gunning for a third straight win.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts play Wise in Prez Cup
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Premier League side Sekondi Eleven Wise claim they have selected by the Ghana League Clubs Association to play Hearts of Oak in the President’s Cup on 1 July.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Chibsah happy with Stars return
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Ghanaian midfielder, Yusif Chibsah who got Ghana’s second goal against the Cranes of Uganda in an International friendly at the Tamale Stadium, believes his return to the Black Stars is purely by God’s grace and hardwork.
KPANDO:
Kpando seeks new ’face’
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Kpando District Chief Executive says his utmost priority is to facelift Kpando to reflect its status as a district capital.
NATIONAL:
New Youth and Sports Minister takes office
Tuesday, June 16 2009
President Mills has given a directive for Mr. Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, a Minister of State at the Presidency to take temporary responsibility as the Minister for Youth and Sports pending further probe into the saga of the embattled sector Minister, Mohammed Muntaka.
(KORLE-BU) ACCRA:
Fire guts Korle-Bu Hospital
Tuesday, June 16 2009
The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Hearing Assessment Centre, adjacent the Children’s Ward is reportedly on fire.
TAMALE :
Minister expresses concern over violation of Children’s rights
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Deputy Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Moses Mabengba, has expressed worry about the violation of children’s rights by parents and teachers in the country.
ACCRA :
Govt’s fiscal stabilization is on course - Minister
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Minister of Finance, Dr Kwabena Duffour has given a positive assessment of the economy, saying confidence was gradually being restored due to the positive impact of Government’s fiscal policies, macroeconomic stability measures and injection of external resources.
NKORANZA :
Zoomlion urged to review its mosquito control programme
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Nkoranza District Environmental Health Division Officer, Mr Daniel Agyarko has urged the management of Zoomlion Sanitation Project to review its mosquito control programme module to enhance its effectiveness.
(SAPEIMAN) GA WEST:
Kwaku Bonsam constructs orphanage
Wednesday, June 17 2009
A fetish priest of Akomadan Afrancho in the Ashanti Region, Nana Kwaku Bonsam has appealed to his colleagues to use some of their earnings to provide social amenities to deprived communities.
NATIONAL :
Commercial charcoal producers, exporters to obtain permit
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Producers, transporters and exporters of charcoal in commercial quantities would from next month require special permit to lawfully operate, the Executive Secretary of Energy Commission, Mr Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah has announced.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Zongo Communities ask to rekindle communal spirit
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo North in the Brong Ahafo Regio, Mr Robert Sarfo Mensah, has urged the people, especially those in Zongo Communities to rekindle their communal spirit to enhance the development of their area.
HOHOE :
Man in Police grips for attempting to steal a child
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Prosper Sekyere, 24, a resident of New Ayoma in the Hohoe Municipality is being held by the Divisional Police for allegedly stealing a two- year old kindergarten pupil.
ACCRA :
Former Tribunal Chairman appeals for clemency for Sekyi Hughes
Wednesday, June 17 2009
A former Public Tribunal Chairman, has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to exercise his prerogative powers to prevent the trial of the former Speaker of Parliament, Mr Begyina Sekyi Hughes for any wrong doing.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
Orphanage gets computer laboratory
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Management of Students Bridging the Information Gap (SBIG), a US-based NGO, have inaugurated a computer laboratory and library estimated at 50,000 dollars for the inmates of Good Shepherd Orphanage at Kasoa in the Central Region.
ACCRA :
President makes appointments to boards and councils
Wednesday, June 17 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has made more appointments onto boards and councils.
(PEKI) SOUTH DAYI :
South-Dayi NDC supports Bekui for DCE
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The South Dayi Constituency Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have declared their support for Mr Semenu Kafui Bekui as the President’s new nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE).
BEKWAI :
MP opens secretariat
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante-Bekwai, Mr. Joe Osei-Owusu, has opened a secretariat at Bekwai to facilitate his work in the constituency.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Minister assures residents of safety
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has assured residents of Akosombo that the government would work to nib in the bud the activities of criminals, particularly domestic and highway armed robbers.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Public sector unions to negotiate with government
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Representatives of public sector unions and other organized labour will meet the government this week to negotiate for salary adjustments for public sector workers.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Sports Minister absent at Parliament
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Members of the Minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament on Tuesday raised issues over the absence of the Sports Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak to answer an urgent question concerning the level of preparations for the Africa Hockey Championship in July, this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tigo presents winning bonus to Kotoko
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo Telecommunications Services, on Monday, presented GHC 10,000 to Kumasi Asante Kotoko as winning bonus following their lone goal victory over archrivals Accra Hearts of Oak, at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra, last Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Sowah fights McAllister
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Ghanaian boxer Godfred Sowah will face Scottish Lee McAllister for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight title on Friday, June 19 in Aberdeen, Scotland.
(KNUST) KMA :
KNUST to begin a programme in Petrochemical Engineering
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Department of Chemical Engineering of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi would begin a programme in Petrochemical Engineering this year.
(KOMENDA) KEEA:
MP to facilitate establishment of sugar factory
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Constituency, Dr Joseph Samuel Annan has hinted that he is in contact with some foreign investors towards the establishment of a new sugar factory at Komenda.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
New Youth and Sports Minister takes office
Wednesday, June 17 2009
President Mills has given a directive for Mr. Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, a Minister of State at the Presidency to take temporary responsibility as the Minister for Youth and Sports pending further probe into the saga of the embattled sector Minister, Mohammed Muntaka.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glo League Preview
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Asante Kotoko will attempt to cut short their partying after beating Hearts of Oak for the first time in 16 years in Accra last Sunday as the Reds face an uphill task up North.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agyemang hopes for another win
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Opoku Agyemang is hoping to bag his third senior’s cap when the Black Stars play Sudan on Sunday in the African qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rahim determined to work hard
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Ghana forward Rahim Ayew is hopeful of making the best out of his career move to Zamalek from local side, Eleven Wise.
SUNYANI :
Assembly appeals for more noise detector meters
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Programme Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mr. Tony Duah has appealed to the Sunyani Municipal Assembly to help procure more noise detector meters to enable the agency apprehend and prosecute culprits of noise pollution.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Ghanaians urged to remain calm over house cleaning exercise
Wednesday, June 17 2009
A Founding Member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kofi Mintah has appealed to Ghanaians to remain calm over the government’s house cleaning exercise.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
Mfantseman West NPP reacts to BNI actions
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Mfantseman West Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to the National Security Coordinator to ensure that the interrogation exercise they have embarked upon is given a human face.
(TEMA) TMA :
NDC inaugurates women and youth wings
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Tema Fishing Harbour branch of the women’s and youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was inaugurated with a call on party members to draw strategies to address current challenges to ensure a brighter future for the nation.
NATIONAL:
Mills spells values for better Ghana
Wednesday, June 17 2009
President Mills has re-echoed his call for national unity and underscored church and state partnership in nation building, stressing Godly values to ensure a better Ghana.
BOLGATANGA :
Government urged to initiate comprehensive salary structure for workers
Thursday, June 18 2009
Government has been urged to come out with a more comprehensive salary structure for workers in the country to enable them to cope with the current economic difficulties.
NATIONAL:
NPP cautions BNI
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The main opposition NPP has served warning that none of its members will, henceforth, honour unwritten invitations by the Bureau of National Investigations.
(KPONE) TMA:
Asogli power plant nears completion
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Sunon-Asogli Power Plant is set to provide 200 megawatts of power as the first phase of the project is near completion.
(AMAADA) ATWIMA MPONUA:
River Offin overflows its banks, displaces people
Wednesday, June 17 2009
River Offin has over flooded its banks and displaced about 1,000 people of Amaada, a farming community following three days of rainfall.
(KUMASI) KMA:
TEWU bemoans Teachers Awards
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Teachers and Educational Workers Union has expressed dissatisfaction with the mode of selection for best teacher awards and appealed to the selection committee to actively involve TEWU in the process of selection.
KUMASI:
Foundation pushes for fire station in market
Wednesday, June 17 2009
The Atta Mills Foundation, a pro-democracy non-governmental organisation, has suggested the establishment of fire stations in markets.
NORTH TONGU:
Rehabilitated boys turn to cattle herding
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Some children from North Tongu District who were freed from child-labour in Yeji and other fishing communities have been sold into cattle herding by their parents.
BOLGATANGA :
Educationist calls for housing scheme
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) have been urged to jointly negotiate with banks and build houses for all teachers in the country.
(NAKORI) WA :
Nurses urged to respect code of ethics
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Deputy Upper West Regional Director of Health,  Dr Kofi Issah has appealed to nurses to strictly adhere to and respect their code of ethics in the discharge of their duties.
(GYAHADZE) EFFUTU :
Effutu to uproot cyber fraud
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Effutu Municipal Assembly, has vowed to fight cyber fraud, popularly called "Sakawa" and order under-hand dealings in the Municipality and appealed to the people to report the perpetrators of these crimes to the law enforcement agencies.
NATIONAL:
Gov’t on board for high transition expenditure
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Minority in Parliament has expressed disgust over what they describe as the reckless waste of resources by the government’s transition team
HO:
Public university for Volta Region to take off 2010
Thursday, June 18 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has instructed the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to begin discussions with the Volta Regional Minister for work to begin on the establishment of a state university in the region.
KINTAMPO :
Gov’t secures $103.55 million for rural programme
Thursday, June 18 2009
Government have secured a total of 103.55 million US Dollars from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the African Development Fund (AFDB) to implement the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP).
NATIONAL:
Microsoft to partner Ghana in ICT development
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Ministry of Education and the US-based Microsoft Corporation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) capacity of teacher trainees in Ghana
CAPE COAST:
Student gets 10-year sentence for defilement
Thursday, June 18 2009
A Cape Coast Circuit Court, has sentenced a 25-year-old student to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour, for defiling a 12-year-old girl.
 
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Labourer assaults woman over toilet tolls
Thursday, June 18 2009
A labourer, George Kennedy who allegedly assaulted Madam Esi Mansa, a 65-year-old woman over toilet tolls appeared before the Kade District Magistrate’s Court.
HO :
Youth in Agriculture programme being restructured
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Youth in Agriculture programme is being restructured to increase its effectiveness in attracting and retaining young people.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Cheaper LPG to discourage tree felling-EPA
Thursday, June 18 2009
A Senior Programme Officer, Environmental Protection Agency at Ho, Mr Shine Fiagome has appealed to government to make Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) affordable to reduce the over reliance on charcoal and firewood.
HO :
Medical Officer recommends twice yearly medical screening
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Ho Municipal Director of Health, Dr John Eleeza has recommended that employers institute a twice-yearly routine medical screening for their workers to enable them track their wellbeing as they laboured for them.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
Patronise Made-In-Ghana goods
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Asunafo North Municipal head of Business Advisory Centre (BAC), Mr Stephen Afreh has appealed to Ghanaians to patronize Made-in-Ghana goods, especially those produced in their localities.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Plantain thief bonded to be of good behaviour
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Kade District Magistrate Court, has bonded Kwame Begyina, a 65-year-old farmer, to be of good behaviour for one year, after pleading guilty of stealing plantain and maize from a farm.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Commission of inquiry into Ghana@50 celebrations inaugurated
Thursday, June 18 2009
Vice President John Mahama has inaugurated a three-member commission of inquiry into the Ghana @50 celebrations, and charged members to executive the 90-day job to meet the “highest professional and ethical standards”.
(KUKURANTUMI) EAST AKIM:
Ofori Panin School builds Teachers’ House
Thursday, June 18 2009
Two semi-detached houses costing GH¢ 417, 000 and funded by the Parent/Teacher Association of the Ofori Panin Senior High School at Kukurantumi were inaugurated on Thursday.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
’Improve upon environment in schools’
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Northern Regional Director of Education has urged Managements of Islamic Education Units to improve upon the environment and facilities in which their schools operate.
ASHAIMAN:
Tension mounts over Presiding Member’s term
Thursday, June 18 2009
Tension is gradually mounting at the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly over a misunderstanding regarding the term of office of Mr Emmanuel Niikoi Dsane, the Assembly’s Presiding Member.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Assembly elects new Presiding Member
Thursday, June 18 2009
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has elected Mr Kenneth Francis Teye, a 43-year-old farmer, as its new Presiding Member.
NATIONAL:
Grim revelations from Ghana@50 report
Thursday, June 18 2009
Former Chief of Staff Kwadwo Mpiani may have a lot of explaining to do if the recently released audited report of the Ghana at fifty secretariat accounts is anything to go by.
NATIONAL:
Security Council to supervise BNI, others
Thursday, June 18 2009
The Vice President, John Mahama says it would be wrong for operatives of the Bureau of National Investigations to question people in the absence of their legal counsels.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Malaria costs Ghana $760 million in 2008
Friday, June 19 2009
A total of 760 million Dollars was spent on the treatment of malaria and its related problems last year, the Minister of Health, Dr George Sipa Yankey has said.
BOLGATANGA:
Farmers asked to vaccinate animals
Friday, June 19 2009
Farmers in the Upper East Region have been called upon to vaccinate their livestock against the various preventable diseases that have been the cause of high mortality rates in livestock.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East braces itself for disaster
Friday, June 19 2009
The Upper East Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Committee is prepared to manage and alleviate the suffering of the people in case of disasters this year.
(ASAWASE) KMA :
Police arrest 41 alleged criminals in Kumasi
Friday, June 19 2009
The Asawase Police in Kumasi  has rounded up 41 suspected criminals in a swoop as part of measures to rid the metropolis of criminals.
(TEMA) TMA :
Students displeased with refugees’ children begging
Friday, June 19 2009
Students of the Naylor SDA School in Tema have expressed their displeasure at alien refugee children begging on the main streets of the country.
ACCRA :
Government gives assurance of passage of RTI
Friday, June 19 2009
The Minister of Communications, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has given the assurance that government would enact the Right to Information Bill into law to deepen accountability and transparency within the governance system in the country.
(ABAASUA NO. 1) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Tragedy befalls Abaasua Number One Community
Friday, June 19 2009
Disaster hit the people of Abaasua Number One, a farming community near Nyinahin in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti following the destruction of all their houses and their farm produce by River Offin which overflowed its banks in a recent heavy down pour in the area.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Ghanaian Athletes lament
Friday, June 19 2009
Members of the National Athletics Team, are unhappy over their training and camping conditions ahead of preparations towards the impending National Athletics Championship and the World Athletics Championship.
(AKYEM ASENE) WEST AKIM :
Akyem State University in the offing
Friday, June 19 2009
The Catholic Bishop of Koforidua Diocese, The Most Reverend Joseph Afrifa Agyekum has performed the sod cutting ceremony for the construction of  facilities for the Akyem State University College at Akyem Asene in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts’ lead threatened
Friday, June 19 2009
With 21 points left to play for, the destination of the title remains unclear likewise the three sides expected to be relegated in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko settle with a draw
Friday, June 19 2009
Visiting Kumasi Asante Kotoko settled with a 1-1 drawn game with Real Tamale United (RTU) in their Glo Premier League at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Danger beckons Sporting Mirren
Friday, June 19 2009
The survival of Sporting Mirren in the premiership was dealt a major blow after they lost 1-2 to visiting Kpando Heart of Lions in their Week 23 Glo Premier League clash on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ashgold win narrowly
Friday, June 19 2009
Victory over visiting Swedru All Blacks in their mid-week Glo Premier League match at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports stadium. The match was quite balanced with the two sides squandering some clear chances in the scoreless first half
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal crucify Hearts with nine men
Friday, June 19 2009
Kumasi King Faisal defeated League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak by a lone in the 23rd Week Glo Premier League game played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH:
Disability is not a curse- DCE
Friday, June 19 2009
The Tano South District Chief Executive, Mr. Bukari Anaba Zakari has urged parents and guardians with physically challenged children to discard the notion that disability is the result of a curse.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts coach sacked
Friday, June 19 2009
Kosta Papic has paid the price for runaway leaders, Hearts of Oak’s recent poor run in the league by being given the sack.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libyan ref for Ghana-Sudan game
Friday, June 19 2009
Jamel Ambaya would be the centre referee the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match between Sudan and Ghana on Saturday, June 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah breaks silence
Friday, June 19 2009
Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah says he has been toughened by recent criticisms for being unattached since terminating his contract with the Turkish side Fenerbahce and he is determined to shut a lot of mouths.
NATIONAL :
World Bank lays down rules for gov’t
Friday, June 19 2009
Ghana can receive a $1.2bn budgetary support promised it by the World Bank only if the country is able to meet certain tough pre-requisites set by the bank.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libyan ref for Ghana-Sudan
Friday, June 19 2009
Jamel Ambaya would be the centre referee the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifying match between Sudan and Ghana on Saturday, June 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Egypt stun Italy
Friday, June 19 2009
Egypt beat Italy 1-0 in a Confederations Cup Group B match at Ellis Park on Thursday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sudan coach hopeful
Friday, June 19 2009
Sudan coach Stephen Constantine is confident of his team’s chances against Ghana in the qualifying for the 2010 World Cup this weekend.
ACCRA:
Reintroduce long vacation training for youth - Sekou Nkrumah
Friday, June 19 2009
Dr. Sekou Nkrumah, Acting National Coordinator, National Youth Council (NYC), has called on government to consider reintroducing long vacation training and jobs for the youth.
(TEMA) TMA :
Police needs public assistance to fight crime - IGP
Friday, June 19 2009
Mr. Paul Tawiah Quaye, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Thursday called on the public to assist the Police in the fight against crime that was resurging in the country’s major cities.
(NKWANTA) NORTH :
Nine Remanded For Possessing Cannabis
Friday, June 19 2009
Nine suspects arrested in a police swoop have been remanded by  Nkwanta Magistrate court for allegedly possessing dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
(TABERE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Tabere gets new classroom block
Friday, June 19 2009
A block of six-classrooms, two offices and stores and a library built under the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) for the Tabere Methodist Primary School in the Atwima Nwabiagya District at a cost of GH¢74,000 has been inaugurated.
(WULUGU) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Government prepares framework for sustainable land management- Minister
Saturday, June 20 2009
The government has initiated a Country Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (GSIF) to prevent further land degradation through out the country.
SUNYANI :
Ghana needs a National Security Service Fund - Minister
Saturday, June 20 2009
Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has proposed the establishment of a National Security Service fund to address challenges that face security services.
SUNYANI :
Rotary Club donates to educational institutions
Saturday, June 20 2009
The Rotary Club International of Sunyani Central donated text books in various academic disciplines to 19 educational institutions in the Sunyani Municipality.   
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Rains displace 42 people in Asikuma
Saturday, June 20 2009
A heavy down pour at Breman Asikuma has displaced 42 people following the collapse of their houses mostly built with local materials.
NADOWLI :
Chainsaw operators invade two districts in Upper West Region
Saturday, June 20 2009
Large numbers of illegal chainsaw operators have invaded some parts of Nadowli and Wa East districts in the Upper West Region felling mahogany and other trees along river banks and valleys.
ACCRA:
State must protect the rights of all - Tsatsu
Saturday, June 20 2009
Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, a former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has said there was the need for the state to protect the rights of all individuals.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Journalists promise to hold policy makers accountable
Saturday, June 20 2009
The Journalists for the Business Advocacy (JBA), a Media Practitioners Association committed to doing advocacy work for the growth of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), in the country has pledged to hold policy makers’ in-charge of the development of SMEs accountable in consonance with article 165 clauses 5 of the 1992 constitution.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Kumasi Central market traders vow to resist reconstruction
Saturday, June 20 2009
Traders of the Kumasi Central Market have vowed to resist any attempt by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to deprive them of their livelihood.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Computer games hampering educational development
Saturday, June 20 2009
Computer games and snookers have been identified as the major cause of the decline in education standards in the Asawase constituency in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Ghana to host second PACF Conference
Saturday, June 20 2009
Ghana has been selected to host the second Pan-African Competitiveness Forum (PACF) this year to provide a focus on innovation and cluster-based competitiveness approaches.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Zoomlion equip kids for clean environment
Saturday, June 20 2009
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, the leading private waste management company has launched the Ashalley Botwe branch of the “Zoom Kids” club to equip the children to become ambassadors of good sanitation and clean environment.
(KUSAWGU) CENTRAL GONJA :
Police command rejects police station
Saturday, June 20 2009
The Northern Regional Police Command has refused to take possession of a police station at Kusawgu in the Central Gonja District built by the assembly because the district failed to connect electricity to the station.
(ASEBU) ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE :
80 per cent of lands are without proper documentation
Saturday, June 20 2009
Mr. Franklin Obri, Focal Person on Lands and Administration of stool lands has observed that 80 per cent of lands in Ghana have no proper documentation, which has resulted to the numerous land disputes.
ACCRA:
Mills takes NADMO to task
Sunday, June 21 2009
President John Atta Mills has directed the National Disaster Management Organisation to take urgent steps to address the plight of victims of Friday’s flooding in Accra and other areas as a result of a heavy downpour.
NATIONAL:
NADMO warns of torrential rains
Sunday, June 21 2009
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Saturday warned of heavy rains and advised persons living in flood prone areas, especially in the southern part of the country, to evacuate and relocate to higher grounds.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Accra Floods claim seven lives
Sunday, June 21 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Administration says the intensity of rainfall that occurred last Friday night, has caused flooding in some low lying areas within the Accra Metropolis, resulting in some in deaths.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
IPAC concludes deliberations on state funding for political parties
Sunday, June 21 2009
Deliberations on the subject of enhanced public support for political parties have been brought to its logical conclusion.
ACCRA:
World Bank approves action plan for urban sanitation project
Sunday, June 21 2009
The World Bank last Thursday approved the action plan of the Second Urban Environmental Sanitation Project (UESP II) in Ghana, a release from the Bank´s Office in Accra has said.
NATIONAL:
’Ghana can lose invetsors through cyber crime’
Sunday, June 21 2009
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Francis Baah, Head of Document and Visa Fraud Unit, said Ghana risked losing investors if cyber crime, popularly called Sakawa, was not eliminated.
NATIONAL:
GETFund Administration to be decentralised
Sunday, June 21 2009
Government intends to decentralize administration of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to help improve its prioritisation, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has said.
(TEMA) TMA :
Armed robbers raid house
Monday, June 22 2009
An Italian was in the early hours of last Thursday killed by a gang of armed men who raided a house at Tema Community “2”.
NATIONAL :
Africa Export-Imort Bank ready to assist Ghana’s trade
Monday, June 22 2009
The President of the Cairo-based Africa Export-Import Bank, Mr Jean-Louis Ekra has said the Bank was ready to help industries to add value to their raw materials and facilitate trade between the continent and rest of the world.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Vanderpuije commended for initiative to decongest Accra
Monday, June 22 2009
The Chairman of the Odododiodioo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Daniel Okai has noted that the    disaster that hit parts of Accra on Friday night (June 19), leading to the loss of lives and property could have been averted through sound environmental practices.
NATIONAL :
Anglican Church, Ghana, endorses the ordination of women priests
Monday, June 22 2009
The Anglican Church, Ghana made history when the 20th synod, the highest decision making body of the mission resolved to consecrate women as priests.
(DENU) KETU SOUTH :
UNHCR urged engage refugees
Monday, June 22 2009
The United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been urged to introduce refugees to farming to make extra funds to supplement their rations.
NATIONAL :
President of Nigerian Senate calls on President Mills in Abuja
Monday, June 22 2009
Senator David Alechenu Mark, President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has congratulated President John Atta Mills for winning the 2008 elections.
NATIONAL :
ECOWAS to establish regional centre for renewable energy
Monday, June 22 2009
Member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have decided to establish a regional centre for renewable energy, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, President of the regional bloc said.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Assembly owes over GHC 735,000
Monday, June 22 2009
As at February this year, the indebtedness of the West Akyem Municipal Assembly in respect of projects certified for payment stood at GHC 543,040.
OBUASI :
Assembly members criticize DCE
Monday, June 22 2009
Participants at a workshop, on Capacity Building on Budget and Mineral Royalties for the District Assemblies, have criticized some district chief executives (DCEs) for not being transparent in the disbursement and utilization of the resources.
YENDI :
EC ends workshop to consolidate democracy in Northern Region
Monday, June 22 2009
The Electoral Commission (EC) has concluded a day’s workshop at Yendi to consolidate peace, democracy and social stability in the Northern Region and prepare the participants towards district assembly elections in 2010.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL :
Taxi driver bonded for stealing sheep
Monday, June 22 2009
The Nsuta Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Kofi Nyantey Akuffo has bonded Yaw Afriyie, 37, a taxi driver who stole two sheep, to be of good behaviour for two years or in default spend six months in prison.
(MADINA) GA EAST :
Muslim youth asked to desist from Sakawa
Monday, June 22 2009
An Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Hussain Abdul- Rahim has urged Muslim parents and community leaders to sensitize their children and condemn nefarious activities such as cyber fraud popularly known as “Sakawa”.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
District sets aside GHC 200,000 for poverty reduction
Monday, June 22 2009
The Agona West Municipal Assembly, has set aside 200,000 Ghana Cedis as counter-part fund to support projects under the Urban Poverty Reduction programme (UPRP) and the Social Investment Fund (SIF) programme.
BOLGATANGA :
Small communities to get health centres
Monday, June 22 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has said that government was committed to invest massively in the infrastructural development of the health sector.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars record vital win
Monday, June 22 2009
Ghana took a giant stride towards their goal of reaching both the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup finals by beating Sudan 2-0 in Omdurman on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien dedicates wins to Appiah
Monday, June 22 2009
For Michael Essien, Ghana’s double victories over Mali and Sudan in the qualifying for the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup competitions is best dedicated to Stephen Appiah and all the other players who missed both matches.
NATIONAL :
World Bank approves action plan for urban sanitation project
Monday, June 22 2009
The World Bank has approved the action plan of the Second Urban Environmental Sanitation Project (UESP II) in Ghana, a release from the Bank’s Office in Accra has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars arrive quietly
Monday, June 22 2009
The Black Stars arrived in Accra on Sunday afternoon from Sudan where they beat the Nile Crocodiles 0-2 and improved their fortunes in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan to miss Next match
Monday, June 22 2009
Norway-based midfielder Anthony Annan picked his second booking in the qualifying series for the 2010 World Cup on Saturday during Ghana’s match away to Sudan, and so will miss the corresponding fixture on September 5.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko move to third place
Monday, June 22 2009
Asante Kotoko moved to third place on the league table and remained seven points behind league leaders Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts drop points again
Monday, June 22 2009
League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak were forced to drop valuable points again after visiting Real Tamale United (RTU) held them to a 1-1 drawn game in a Week 24 of the Glo Premier League clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben share points with Ashgold
Monday, June 22 2009
Visiting Obuasi Ashantigold on Sunday played a determined game to split the points with Kessben FC in their Week 24 Glo Premiership match at the Anane Boateng Stadium at Abrankese near Kumasi.
WA :
Poor sanitation costs Upper West Region
Monday, June 22 2009
Health facilities in the Upper West Region recorded 238,340 cases of diseases that are mostly caused by poor sanitation, which were treated at a total cost of about GH¢8.6 million last year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko earn narrow victory
Monday, June 22 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Wa All Stars by a lone goal in their Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kuamsi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Teamwork has been key
Monday, June 22 2009
Ghana striker Matthew Amoah says it is the entire team, not just him, who deserves credit for taking the Black Stars to the brink of another World Cup appearance following their 2-0 win against Sudan.
SUNYANI :
Regional Minister denies frivolous spending
Monday, June 22 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) has debunked media reports that Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, the Regional Minister had spent GHC 97,000 on the renovation of his office.
BOLGATANGA :
Ghana Health Service trains laboratory technicians
Monday, June 22 2009
The Upper East Regional Directorate of Ghana Health Service (GHS) has trained 29 laboratory technicians to assist in health service delivery in the Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Mali beat Benin
Monday, June 22 2009
Mali came from behind to beat Benin 3-1 and get their first win of the final round of 2010 qualifying on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Haringey club wraps up tour
Monday, June 22 2009
The Haringey Boxing Club will wrap their five-day tour of Ghana with an international tournament against their hosts, the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) on Monday, June 22 billed for the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments in Accra.
BONGO:
Recalcitrant teachers face disciplinary action
Monday, June 22 2009
The Bongo District Directorate of Education in the Upper East Region, has taken disciplinary action against recalcitrant teachers, to improve education in the area.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor addresses Global Humanitarian Conference
Monday, June 22 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has left Accra for a 10-day visit to Geneva, Switzerland, and Washington D.C, US.
KUMASI:
Stakeholders push for new NHIS drug tariffs
Monday, June 22 2009
Participants at a stakeholder forum on Monday appealed to the National Health Insurance Authority Council to expedite action on the new medicine and tariffs structure to ensure that health facilities continue to offer services to clients.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
Min expresses worry about fertilizer distribution
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Caesar Kale has expressed worry about the mode of fertilizer distribution in the region
HO :
NHIS lauded
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr. Sylvester Mensah has said health insurance was a very important aspect of investing in the people of the country.
(GBEGRU) WA :
Drug adverts affects OPD attendance
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Deputy Upper West Regional Director of Health, Dr Kofi Issah has noted that advertisement on drugs in the media is leading to self medication among Ghanaians and reducing out-patient Department attendance in health facilities.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Farmer in court for stealing cocoa
Tuesday, June 23 2009
A 25-year-old farmer, Kwasi Agyare has appeared before the Kade District Magistrate Court charged with stealing fermented cocoa beans belonging to two cocoa farmers.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Drivers refuse to wear seat belts
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The campaign for wearing of seat belts when driving to save lives in times of accidents seems to be dying down.
NATIONAL :
Negotiations on wages to resume
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Organised labour, representatives of the government and the Fair Wages Commission will this week resume salary negotiations which were stalled last Friday.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Carpenter, 47, defiles girl, 15
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Kwame Ahaley, a 47-year-old carpenter, on Friday appeared before the Kade District Magistrate Court charged with defiling a 15-year-old girl.
SUNYANI :
169 women maternal mortality deaths in B/A
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Brong Ahafo Region, lost 169 women within the last two years, through maternal mortality, the Deputy Regional Director of Public Health, Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tinkorang has said.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to extend water supply to neighbour
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Ghana Water Company Limited is considering exporting water to the country’s neighbour, Togo in the not too distant future.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah joins top scorers
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Striker Matthew Amoah has joined Junior Agogo at the top of Ghana’s scorers chart in the World Cup qualifiers with four goals after his weekend’s heroics.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Egypt blame schedule
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Beaten African champions Egypt have blamed tiredness for their disastrous defeat by the USA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac wants more respect
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac says his recent performances will earn him more  recognition and respect from local fans after leading the Black Stars to a 100% winning record half-way through the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey splits With Manager
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Former IBF Welterweight Champion Joshua Clottey has split with his trainer over a dispute on his trainers pay.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal vows to make amends
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The management of Kumasi-based King Faisal FC have vowed to keep their aspirations of completing the Glo Premier League among the top four clubs when they clash against city-rivals, Kessben FC at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantakyi slams Milo’s critics
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi is asking critics of head coach Milovan Rajevac to reconstrcut their thoughts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah targets goal king title
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Asante Kotoko striker Alex Asamoah has set a 20-goal target this season after dethroning Obed Ansah on top of the scorers chart in the Glo Premier League with 13 goals.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
AfHF organises seminar for Journalists
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009 in collaboration with the African Hockey Federation (AfHF) will host a one-day Technical Seminar for Sports Journalists.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to camp in Namibia
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Ghana Football Association are on the verge of reaching a deal to camp in Namibia ahead of next year’s World Cup in South Africa.
ACCRA :
Volta Region to launch development plan
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Asogli State Council and the Volta Region House of Chiefs will launch a 250 million-dollar five-year Volta Region Economic Development Plan on June 30 at the Accra International Conference Centre.
NATIONAL:
NYEP do away with ghost names
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) will from June 24 organize a headcount for all beneficiaries to take inventories of those at post and wipe out the ghost names on its payroll.
(KIA) ACCRA:
Mills returns with renewed commitment
Tuesday, June 23 2009
President Mills returned home Tuesday from Abuja, Nigeria, where he attended the 36th summit of heads of state and governments of ECOWAS as well as that of a West Africa Monetary Zone.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
DCE pushes for ’value for money’
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Nkoranza South District Chief Executive Friday urged contractors to deliver quality jobs in order to ensure value for money.
KUMASI:
Girl dies in a street fight over a mobile phone
Tuesday, June 23 2009
A controversy over a mobile phone that culminated into a fierce fight between two female head porters (“Kayayei”), resulted in the sudden death of one of them in Kumasi last Saturday.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH:
NDC youth lock NHIS offices
Tuesday, June 23 2009
A youth wing of the National Democratic Congress at Goaso, capital of Asunafo North Municipality Tuesday, locked the offices of the Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme to prevent the workers from carrying out their duties.
(ACCRA) AMA:
I’m not under pressure - Accra Mayor
Tuesday, June 23 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive says he is not under any political pressure to halt the decongestion exercise in Accra as speculated in some sections of the media.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
East Mamprusi DMHIS pays all claims
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The management of East Mamprusi District Health Insurance Scheme has paid all outstanding claims submitted by its eight service providers for the first quarter of 2009.
(ACCRA) AMA :
45 houses to go down after rain disaster
Wednesday, June 24 2009
An inter-ministerial committee has been formed by the government to identify and demolish buildings and illegal structures on watercourses to prevent a recurrence of last Friday’s floods in Accra that claimed seven lives.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Amend NADMO law – Portuphy
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The National Co-coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO),  Mr Kofi Portuphy has called for the amendment of Act 517 establishing the organization to make it more effective and relevant.
(BEKWAI) BEKWAI :
NPP to widen its Electoral College members
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is considering widening its electoral college to give more members the chance to vote in national elections of the party.
        
(ESIAMA) NZEMA EAST :
Nzema’s commend President Mills
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Eastern Nzema Traditional Council, has commended President John Atta Mills for appointing a number of Nzema citizens to serve in his government.
NATIONAL :
GES moves to tackle problems
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has embarked on series of two-day legal sensitisation seminars for all District/Regional Education Directors and members of District Disciplinary Committees.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Health issues should be concern of all-Dr. Oduro
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Ashanti Regional Deputy Director in-charge of Public Health, Dr. Joseph Oduro has said health issues should not be the concern of health personnel alone.
NATIONAL :
FDB warns against mentioning regulated products
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has warned that it will not spare radio presenters, media, and members of the public who flouted its directive and mention names of regulated products especially medicines.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, June 23, 2009.
TALENSI NABDAM :
Outbreak of Anthrax claims lives
Wednesday, June 24 2009
An outbreak of anthrax in the Talensi Nabdam district has claimed two lives.
(TEMA) TMA :
Police, TDC taskforce arrest seven land guards
Wednesday, June 24 2009
A team of police personnel and members of the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) Taskforce have apprehended seven suspected land guards on a piece of land adjacent the Tema Animal Husbandry.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Warning: More rains ahead
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The volume of rain that resulted in the death of seven people and a massive destruction of property in the western part of Accra has been estimated at 313.8 millimetres, one of the highest ever recorded by the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts IMC appeals to fans
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Interim Management Committee of Accra Hearts of Oak has appealed to the supporters of the Club to remain calm and focused in the face of the recent unimpressive performance in the premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Support for Dwarf Games
Wednesday, June 24 2009
A Non-Governmental Organization, Friends of the Physically Challenged Foundation (FCPF) has appealed for financial support towards their participation in the impending World Dwarfs Games.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Kaneshie Market to construct $20-million car park
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Work on a 20-million-dollar modern car park for the Kaneshie Market Complex (KMC) would soon begin, its Managing Director, Mr Edmund Kofi Duffour Addae has indicated
(SPORTS- SWIMMING) LOCAL:
Republic Day swimming Gala
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Ghana Swimming Association will organize a Republic Day Gala at the Akosombo International School on Saturday, July 4.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) LOCAL:
GOC marks Olympic Day
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) on Tuesday marked Olympic Day with a flag raising ceremony at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts under pressure
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Seven points adrift the side at the summit of the Glo Premier League table and there is a renewed sense of optimism the Asante Kotoko camp as the season nears the closing stages.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan is eligibe
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Anthony Annan has now been confirmed eligible to play in Ghana’s next game in the qualifying for the joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup competitions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites set up Nigeria date
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The national U-20 team the Black Satellites will face off against Nigeria in August at the Ohene Djan Stadium as they build up to the 2009 World Youth Championships.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Addo hails Kotoko fans
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Asante Kotoko coach Herbert Addo has described the club’s supporters as the "greatest" in the country after guiding them from eighth place to third in the Glo Premier League with six matches remaining.
HO:
250 million dollar development plan for Volta
Wednesday, June 24 2009
A 250-million US dollar Economic Development Plan for the Volta Region, is to be launched at the Accra International Conference Centre on Tuesday, June 30, this year.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
National Athletics Championship
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) will organise a National Athletics Championship from 2nd-5th July, at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi.
MAMPONG:
MCE in call for collaboration
Wednesday, June 24 2009
The Asante- Mampong Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Daniel Paul Ohyeamang, has called on departments and institutions in the municipality to cooperate with the assembly to ensure rapid development in the municipality.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA gives Rajevac a break
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Ghana head coach Milovan Rajevac arrived in his home country of  Serbia after guiding the Black Stars to two successive away wins in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Farmer held over defilement
Wednesday, June 24 2009
James Ampenee, a farmer, who defiled a 14-year-old Junior High School girl, was on Wednesday remanded in prison 
custody by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa to stage memorial for Foe
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Football’s world governing body Fifa will commemorate the death of Cameroon midfielder Marc-Vivien Foe at the Confederations Cup final on Sunday.
HO:
Volta tops child labour list
Wednesday, June 24 2009
With 32.2 per cent of child labour cases, Volta region ranks highest in the incidence of child labour in the country, most of them engaging mainly in fishing along the Volta Lake.
WA:
’Executive interference hindering effective decentralisation’
Wednesday, June 24 2009
A local governance expert, Mr George Kyei-Baffour, has identified the overbearing role of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives as one of the challenges of decentralisation and local governance.
NATIONAL:
Chireh abhors lame-committees
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Government Wednesday expressed disquiet about the inactivity of some public committees appointed for specific national assignments.
ACCRA:
Fisheries Commission needs reconstitution - NGO
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Friends of the Nation (FoN), an environmental-oriented NGO has called upon the government to reconstitute the Fisheries Commission to facilitate the mandate of the Fisheries Act 625.
(KANESHIE) AMA:
Fears over imminent cholera outbreak
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Kaneshie, a suburb of Accra, on Wednesday morning witnessed another flooding following a heavy downpour, thus deepening the fears of the city authorities of an imminent outbreak of diseases.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Fire Service spray hawkers with water cannons
Thursday, June 25 2009
Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), Greater Accra Region office, on Tuesday embarked on a desperate move to ward off hawkers, who had besieged their premises with their wares.
CAPE COAST :
NHIA urged to review of drug tariffs
Thursday, June 25 2009
The acting Central Regional Deputy Director of Clinical Care, Alhaji Alanga Yamyolia has urged the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to urgently review the tariffs on the drugs list to conform with current prices on the market.
ACCRA :
Importation of E- waste dangerous to the environment- EPA
Thursday, June 25 2009
The importation of obsolete electrical and electronic equipment (E-waste) from the industrialised countries has worsened E-waste control and management in Ghana and most African countries.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Assemblies told not to issue illegal building permits
Thursday, June 25 2009
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have been cautioned to refrain from issuing building permits to private estate developers for construction at unauthorized places
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Rain disaster victims identified
Thursday, June 25 2009
The seven people (five males and two females) who lost their lives in last Friday’s floods that occurred in the western part of Accra have been identified.
(KATH) AMA :
KATH CEO calls for Air Ambulance
Thursday, June 25 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare has called on the Italian Air Force to assist the hospital with an Air Ambulance for the ultra modern Accident and Emergency Centre at KATH which has a helipad.
WA :
Wa Fruit Juice Factory yet to start production
Thursday, June 25 2009
A Multi- Million Ghana cedi Fruit Juice Factory inaugurated early last year in the Wa Municipality to produce fruit juice for both the domestic and external markets is yet to begin production.
NATIONAL :
Funding for HIV Prevention intervention dwindles
Thursday, June 25 2009
Funding for HIV and AIDS prevention intervention has dwindled by 69 per cent from 2005 to 2007, sending a negative signal of behavioural change and the aversion of new infections.
(TEMA) TMA :
TMA must protect the environment
Thursday, June 25 2009
The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram Constituency, Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, has appealed to the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) to ensure that activities of industries in the metropolis did not pose environmental problems to residents.
TAMALE :
Gov’t to address policy issues of NHIS
Thursday, June 25 2009
Government in collaboration with the World Bank has established a National Health Insurance Project (NHIP) to address key policy and operational issues affecting the smooth operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts pressure deepened
Thursday, June 25 2009
League leaders Accra Hearts of Oak are under intense pressure to keep their leadership hopes intact as their arch rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Kumasi King Faisal are gradually closing up on them.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold better their position
Thursday, June 25 2009
Obuasi AshantiGold improved on their position on the Premiership league table when they chalked an emphatic 2-0 victory over visiting Berekum Arsenal in their 25th mid-week encounter at the Len Clay Sports Stadium at Obuasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal record another victory
Thursday, June 25 2009
Abdul Samad Oppong on Wednesday hit a brace for Kumasi-based King Faisal to ensure the home team carried the maximum three points in their 25th Week Glo Premier League encounter against city-rivals Kessben FC at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
T. Youth sink Mirren’s
Thursday, June 25 2009
Visiting Tema Youth deepened the relegation blues of Sporting Mirren with a 2-1 victory when they beat the struggling homers in their Week 25 encounter of the Glo Premiership played at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea not ready to go
Thursday, June 25 2009
Laryea Kingston reckons Hearts are in for a difficult season - but has pledged to stay and do his bit at Tynecastle.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
International Day for Sports Journalists
Thursday, June 25 2009
Sports Journalists across the World will on Thursday, July 2, celebrate the International Day of the Sports Journalists.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah seeks to deal with penalty
Thursday, June 25 2009
Stephen Appiah is hoping to sort out a compensation claim awarded against him by world football governing body Fifa to pave the way for his return to club football.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Mumuni explains foreign appointments review
Thursday, June 25 2009
Foreign Affairs Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni Thursday told Parliament that some Foreign Service officers, whose appointments were suspended and reviewed by the Transitional Team in January this year due to irregularities was a difficult decision for government.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPEM NORTH:
DCE in responsibility call
Thursday, June 25 2009
The Akuapem North District Chief Executive, Mr George Opare-Addo, has urged assembly members to conduct their affairs in a manner that projects the image of their positions and the assembly as well.
SUNYANI:
Reconstituted Brong Ahafo RCC Inaugurated
Thursday, June 25 2009
The re-constituted Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council was on Wednesday inaugurated in fulfilment of the Local Government Act 462 of 1993.
ACCRA:
Accra-Tema Motorway robber jailed
Thursday, June 25 2009
For teaming up with two others to rob people on the Accra Tema Motorway, an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced Kwadwo Atitso, unemployed to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Burry political differences – Oti Prempeh
Thursday, June 25 2009
The District Chief Executive for Amansie West, Mr. Charles Oti Prempeh, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to bury their political differences and rally behind President Mills to rebuild the nation.
WA:
Assembly exceeds financial targets
Thursday, June 25 2009
The Wa Municipal Assembly has for the first time in several years exceeded its revenue target by 16.7 per cent last year when it realized GH¢ 196,338.23 as against GH¢ 168,206.00 set for the year.
(WIAMOASE) SEKYERE SOUTH:
District marks world TB day at Wiamoase
Thursday, June 25 2009
The Sekyere South District has celebrated its World TB Day at Wiamoase with a call on people not to abandon TB patients but instead, comfort and encourage them to take their drugs and adhere to treatment regime.
(BOLGATANGA:
Woyongo bemoans fuel, fertilizer smugling
Thursday, June 25 2009
Fuel and fertilizer are increasingly being smuggled out of the Upper East Region despite the 30 per cent increase in the price of the former while a 50 per cent subsidy on the latter is encouraging the act.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
GH¢320.000 needed to stop Accra floods
Friday, June 26 2009
The Head of Drainage and Flood of the Hydrological Service Department, Mr. Wise  Ametefe has said an amount of GH¢320.000 was needed to expand the big drains that serve Darkuman Junction, Accra Academy School and the Kaneshie Market, to avert the perennial flooding of these communities.
ACCRA :
Legislate laws to ban paired-trawling - CSRM
Friday, June 26 2009
Corporate Social Responsibility Movement (CSRM), a civil society organisation has called on government to pass laws to ban paired-trawling in the country’s marine waters.
(NYANKPALA) TAMALE :
Credit Union introduces loan protection scheme
Friday, June 26 2009
The Board of the Credit Union of the Savannah Agriculture Workers, has introduced a loan protection scheme to protect its members against losses and difficulties or in the event of death or permanent disabilities.
(ABESIM) SUNYANI :
Beneficiaries laud BUSAC Fund
Friday, June 26 2009
Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Brong-Ahafo have applauded the first phase of the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC) saying it helped them to enhance growth of their businesses.
NATIONAL :
Tree planting exercise to commemorate Nkrumah’s birthday reaches Eastern Region
Friday, June 26 2009
The on-going tree-planting exercise in the Greater Accra Region, to commemorate the centenary birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President, goes to the Eastern Region on Saturday, June 27.
NATIONAL :
Muntaka cleared
Friday, June 26 2009
On-leave Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Mubarak Muntaka has resigned.
(OFOASE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Assembly to involve chiefs in Common Fund allocations
Friday, June 26 2009
Chiefs in the Asante Akim South District of the Ashanti Region, would participate in the allocation of the District Assembly’s share of the Common Fund for various projects.
(ABESIM) SUNYANI :
Abesim Eye Centre to re-open
Friday, June 26 2009
The Abesim Eye Centre which was shut down last year, is to be re-opened to the general public on July 15.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom joins Basel for pre-season
Friday, June 26 2009
Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom arrived in the Swiss town ofBasel on Wednesday to begin his career abroad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boateng seeks switch to Ghana
Friday, June 26 2009
Germany Under-21 midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng wants to take advantage of a new FIFA ruling and switch allegiance to play for Ghana, Sport Bild magazine reported on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sarpong opts for Ghana
Friday, June 26 2009
Dutch youth international Jeffrey Sarpong has opted to play for Ghana instead of Holland, the country of his birth

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac seeks respect from media
Friday, June 26 2009
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac is demanding respect from the country’s media after his side’s recent heroics in the World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gold Fields Ghana partners Appiah
Friday, June 26 2009
Headline sponsor of the Black Stars, Gold Fields Ghana will partner StepApp Foundation, founded by Stephen Appiah to help people in dire need in the rural areas of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FIFA:
Fifa warns Associations
Friday, June 26 2009
Affiliate members of Fifa including the Ghana Football Association have been tasked to protect themselves from any third-party influences in the administration of the game.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
English Clubs After Dramani
Friday, June 26 2009
Haminu Draman is attracting interest from Premiership sides Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Everton trip called off
Friday, June 26 2009
Asante Kotoko’s much publicised international friendly with Everton next month has been called off.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jordan retains title belief
Friday, June 26 2009
Asante Kotoko midfielder Jordan Opoku believes the Porcupine Warriors can make a late charge and successfully defend their League title after climbing up to second in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Foe-Amoaning leads casualty shake-up
Friday, June 26 2009
Moses Foe Amoaning, Chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) is among a high number of profile personalities who have been dumped in a major shake-up at the National Sports Council (NSC).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Turkey move for Mensah
Friday, June 26 2009
Ghana defender John Mensah could be on his way to Turkey after giants Galatasaray made an offer to sign him.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to play Japan
Friday, June 26 2009
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is on the verge of wrapping up a deal to play Japan and Angola in friendlies later this year.
SAVELUGU/NANTON:
World Viosion pushes to arrest guinea worm
Saturday, June 27 2009
The Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Stephen Sumani Nayina, has called for more efforts by stakeholders and donors to eliminate the remaining cases of guinea worm in the country.
    
KUMASI:
Regional Commanders Parade re-introduced
Saturday, June 27 2009
The Ghana Police Service has re-introduced the Regional Commanders’ Parade and it will be held monthly.
SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Armed robbers attack Suhum fuel station
Saturday, June 27 2009
Armed robbers Monday attacked the Uniqui Petrol Filling Station at Suhum and allegedly made away with GH¢ 8,063.27 being the day’s sale of fuel.
NATIONAL:
20% bonus for teachers in deprived areas
Saturday, June 27 2009
Government has announced a 20 per cent bonus salary enhancement package for trained teachers who would accept postings to deprived areas in the country.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Indian Hemp dealer arrested
Saturday, June 27 2009
Police have arrested Kofi Tei, a farmer based in Nkurankan near Koforidua in the Eastern Region, after the Ho-bound vehicle on which he was traveling with a large consignment of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana, was intercepted at Kporvi Barrier in the Volta Region.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
University of Ghana inaugurates new council
Saturday, June 27 2009
The University of Ghana has inaugurated a new Council with Justice Dr Samuel Kofi Date-Bah, a justice of the Supreme Court as the new Chairman.
NATIONAL:
Parliament approves Vanco’s bid to explore oil
Sunday, June 28 2009
Parliament has approved an agreement which allows Vanco Ghana Limited and Lukoil Overseas to explore oil in the Cape Three Points area.
CAPE COAST:
Cape Coast gears up for Obama’s visit
Sunday, June 28 2009
The Minister of Information, Mrs Zita Okaikoi has called on Ghanaians, especially residents of Cape Coast to do away with their differences and unite for the visit of the US President, Barrack Obama.
LAMBUSSIE KARNI:
DCE calls for the creation of land banks
Sunday, June 28 2009
The District Chief Executive fpr Lambussie-Karni has appealed to chiefs and land owners to create land banks in their respective areas to ensure the smooth development of the district.
ACCRA:
Rawlings reveals ‘love’ for Jackson
Sunday, June 28 2009
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has revealed what has been a deep-seated love for songs of pop star Michael Jackson who died on Thursday night after a cardiac arrest.
ZABZUGU/TATALE:
Five in mysterious death in Tatale
Sunday, June 28 2009
Five persons have died mysteriously at Bekambombey in the Zabzugu/Tatale District after eating a meal on a farm.
NATIONAL :
Swine flu in West Africa
Monday, June 29 2009
Two cases of the new H1N1 flu virus have been diagnosed in La Cote d’Ivoire, the first in West Africa, the Ivorian Health Ministry said on Saturday
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR :
Ga Royals hold consultative assembly
Monday, June 29 2009
The Teshie Branch of the Ga State Traditional Royal Heads has held a consultative assembly to determine ways of fostering good relationship among traditional rulers.
   
NATIONAL :
Ghana, Togo to undertake water project
Monday, June 29 2009
In the spirit of international co-operation, Ghana Water Company (GWC) and Togo Water Company (Societe Togolaise Des Eaux), are to construct and operate a water treatment plant and pipeline.
(TATALE) ZABZUGU/ TATALE :
Five people die through poisoned water
Monday, June 29 2009
Three farmers and two school children died on a farm at Tatale in the Northern Region, after drinking water suspected to have been poisoned on Saturday (June 20).
(KABLIPE) CENTRAL GONJA :
Police in Northern Region gear up for battle
Monday, June 29 2009
The Northern Regional Police Commander, ACP Angwubutoge Awuni, has affirmed his readiness to deal drastically with armed robbery incidents, which had gained notoriety and was rampant in the Region.
(KRONUM KWAPRA) KMA :
Family washed away by flood
Monday, June 29 2009
A couple and their son met their death when they were carried away by flood water after their two-bed room house collapsed at Kronum Kwapra, near Bremang in Kumasi on Friday night June 26.
(KOFORISUA) NEW JUABEN :
Minister calls on parents, teachers
Monday, June 29 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has urged parents and teachers to inculcate reading habits in children to help broaden their knowledge.
ACCRA :
Ghana Stock Exchange to reinforce investor confidence
Monday, June 29 2009
The Ghana Stock Exchange aims at upholding the highest standards of market integrity, professionalism and best practices in the conduct of business, in order to reinforce investor confidence.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Church-state collaboration needed- Veep
Monday, June 29 2009
Vice President John Mahama has called for effective collaboration between the State and Church to decisively deal with the spate of moral decadence and youth delinquency in the country.
(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA decongests Accra
Monday, June 29 2009
The much talked about decongestion of the central business centre in Accra to allow for a free flow of vehicles and pedestrains has taken place this dawn.
(TEMA) TMA :
Operations at TOR would will be profitable soon – CEO
Monday, June 29 2009
Chief Executive Officer of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Dr Kwame Ampofo, pledged that within 18 months operations at TOR would be profitable to the country.
ACCRA :
Fair Wages Commission board in place
Monday, June 29 2009
The Minister of Employment and Social Welfare,  Mr Stephen Amoanor Kwao has sworn in the board members of National Labour Commission (NLC) and Fair Wages Commission (FWC), with a call on them to be proactive, fair, firm, just and transparent in their decisions.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ofosu-Ampofo raises HIV/AIDS concerns
Monday, June 29 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister has expressed concern about the high rate of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the area.
HO:
’Help health sector expand service delivery’
Monday, June 29 2009
The Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services of the Ghana Health Service at the weekend urged government to support the health sector to expand service delivery in the country.
TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Improved sanitation facilities for communities
Monday, June 29 2009
Under a two-year European Union/UNICEF supported project to improve sanitation in the districts, 238 communities in 10 districts of the Northern Region are to be provided with improved sanitation facilities to enhance their health status and stop open defecation.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Cuban doctors save situation in Tamale
Monday, June 29 2009
The Northern Regional Minister has commended the Cuban Medical Brigade in the Northern Region for their untiring services in the field of medical care.
NATIONAL:
TOR will survive - CEO
Monday, June 29 2009
Operations at the Tema Oil Refinery is expected to make giant strides that would be profitable and worthwhile for the country within 18 months .
HO:
NADMO armed with relief items-Ametepe
Monday, June 29 2009
The Volta Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization Monday said the organization had secured enough relief items to offer assistance to victims of disaster during this raining season.
MFANTSEMAN:
Assembly prepares for Obama’s visit
Monday, June 29 2009
The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly, has embarked on a massive clean-up exercise, to prepare the area for the visit of the US President, Mr. Barack Obama to the Central Region next month.
(ASAMAKESE) WEST AKIM:
LEAP Management Committee Inaugurated
Monday, June 29 2009
A nine- member committee for the management of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty Programme in the West Akyem Municipality has been inaugurated at Asamankese.
(KUAMSI) KMA:
KMA to rehabilitate Kumasi Central Market
Monday, June 29 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly will soon start with the rehabilitation of the Kumasi Central Market which was gutted by fire last month into a modern complex market.
 
(YEJI) PRU:
Fulanis to help deal with armed robbers
Monday, June 29 2009
Fulani communities in Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo regions have formed an association to help track down armed robberies alleged perpetrated by some Fulanis.
CAPE COAST:
EC to expunge ’ghost’ political parties
Monday, June 29 2009
The Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Commission says non-functioning political parties would be expunged from the electoral register.
ACCRA :
Police express concern about sale of dangerous weapons in public
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Ghana Police Service has expressed concern about the sale of dangerous weapons such as small axes and jack knives along the streets.
(YEJI) PRU :
Pru to boost tourist attraction
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The people of Yeji in the Pru District of Brong-Ahafo Region are constructing a GH¢200,000 community centre, which would boost tourists’ attraction as well as serve as income generating facility.
SUNYANI :
Catholic university to receive support
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Vice-Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana,  Professor James Hawkins Ephraim has urged the Brong Ahafo Regional Co-coordinating Council to assist the university to upgrade its access road.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA :
DCE calls for new ways of mobilizing revenue
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The District Chief Executive of Central Gonja District, Hon. Issifu Salifu Be-Awuribe, has called on assembly members to collaborate with one another to devise new ways of mobilizing revenue.
MAMPONG:
Assembly to revamp education
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Asante-Mampong Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Daniel Appau Ohyeaman, has said 40 per cent of the assembly’s development budget would be used to revamp education in the municipality.
(DORMAA) DORMAA :
Youth urged to go into agriculture
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Vincent Oppong Asamoah has advised the youth in the area to go into cocoa and other cash crop farming to boost agriculture
(KUMASI) KMA :
DCE’s urged to eschew self-aggrandizement
Tuesday, June 30 2009
A leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Kumasi, Alhaji Gado Sulemana, has appealed to District Chief Executives (DCEs) to eschew self-aggrandizement in the discharge of their duties.
DORMAA :
High cost of maize threatening poultry farming in Dormaa
Tuesday, June 30 2009
There is the need to check high price of maize in the Dormaa area, arguably the hub of poultry farming in the country.
ACCRA :
President Mills attends African Peer Review Mechanism Summit
Tuesday, June 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills left Accra on Monday night to attend the 11th Summit of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the 13th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Sirte, Libya.
BOLGATANGA :
Board of Upper East Region inaugurated
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Very Rev Dr Jacob Ayeebo, a Member of the Council of State, has said reconstituted members of the Regional Coordinating Councils should not allow their political affiliations to affect deliberations concerning the development of their regions.
(MANKESSIM) NPP :
Elect Nana Akufo Addo as party’s flagbearer- Mr Nyarko
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Vice- Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Mfantseman West, has suggested the need for the party hierarchy to present only two presidential candidates, during the upcoming National Delegates Congress.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Assembly members undergo orientation
Tuesday, June 30 2009
A one-day orientation course for members of the West Akyem Municipal Assembly has been organized at Asamankese.
ACCRA :
Mills instructs IGP to allow demonstration
Tuesday, June 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has instructed the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Paul Tawiah Quaye, to provide all groups wishing to embark on demonstrations or protest marches with all the necessary security and logistical support to do so.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Don’t use credit crunch to deny loan facilities- Minister
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Rural and Community Banks have been urged not to use the “Global Credit Crunch” as an excuse to deny hardworking rural dwellers loans and overdrafts that would help improve their trade and businesses.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
SWAG invites sports journalists
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has extended invitation to sports journalists across the country to be part of the celebrations of the 2009 International Day of the Sports Journalists.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Narh to fight
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Ghana’s boxing sensation Raymond Narh (22-1,19 KOs) is scheduled to fight undefeated Breidis Prescott (21-0,19 KOs) of Columbia on July 17th in Las Vegas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abra-Appiah blamed for cancellation
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Premier League Board (PLB) chairman, Welbeck Abra-Appian, has been mentioned as the official who engineered the cancellation of English Premiership side, Everton’s pre-season tie with Ghana’s Kumasi Asante Kotoko which was scheduled for July 12 in Kumasi.
WA :
Wa Community Credit Union 47 groups
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Wa Community Credit Union in collaboration with two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), SPPEED GHANA and Freedom from hunger, has supported 47 small scale enterprises with a total of,  GHC80,905.00.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Omotoyossi Surrenders to Ghana
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Benin’s top scorer Razak Omotoyossi has said that barring a major upset, Ghana have already booked their flight to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari slams media
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Sulley Muntari claims a lot of the things that have been said about him are untrue after he missed Ghana’s two World Cup qualifiers in June.
(SPORTS- SWIMMING) LOCAL:
Quansah is new Chairman of Swimming
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Member of Parliament for Mfantseman West, Mr Aquinas Quansah has been appointed Chairman of the Swimming and Life Saving Association of Ghana.
WEST MAMPRUSI :
Snakes invade Yagaba-Kubori constituency
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Poisonous snakes have invaded the Yagaba-Kubori constituency of the Northern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko pip Mirren
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Sporting Mirren put up a splendid performance but failed to contain a rejuvenated Kumasi Asante Kotoko side as they bowed 0-1 in the 26th fixtures of their m encounter of the Glo Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom impresses in Basle debut
Tuesday, June 30 2009
International defender Samuel Inkoom is confident of making a huge impression in Europe after an impressive debut for Swiss side FC Basel.
ACCRA :
Land disputes slow down real estate development- HFC
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The General Manager of HFC Investment Services Limited, Mr Joseph Nketia has noted that land disputes and increasing prices of building materials are the major challenges facing the growth of the estate development sector.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU win at home
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Real Tamale United (RTU) on Sunday played one of their poorest games at their home in recent times but managed to chalk a two-zero victory over visiting Bechem Chelsea in their Glo Premier League match at the Tamale stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Larsen solidifies Ghana interest
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Norway born goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey has backed his desire to play for Ghana by writing officially to the Ghana Football Association about his interest.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
StepApp Fete Over 3000 Kids
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Thousands of under privileged kids turned up to fratenize with Ghanaian internationals in Accra for the ‘StepApp to Sports’.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts title plans suffer a blow
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Hearts of Oak’s patchy run continued as they dropped points at home in a 1-1 draw with Wa All Stars on Monday in an outstanding Glo Premier League encounter at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Akunnor wants players to sit up
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Eleven Wise coach CK Akunnor has hit out at his players for meekly succumbing to Hasaacas in the Sekondi derby in the Glo Premier League on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dickoh gets Utrecht extension
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Dutch side FC Utrecht have extended the contract of Black Stars defender Francis Dickoh till the end of the 2011 season.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Gov’t urged to plan a formula for utilization of oil revenue
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The President of All Nations University College (ANU), Dr Samuel Donkor has suggested to the government to plan a formula backed by an instrument of Parliament for the utilization of oil revenue.
(CASTLE) AMA :
President backs demolition of structures on water courses
Tuesday, June 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has declared his full sup­port for any action intended to remove all structures contributing to perennial flooding and the result in loss of lives and property across the country.
ACCRA:
Pressure group condemns Mills
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), a pressure group close to the opposition political parties Tuesday raised issues with President John Evans Atta Mills for directing the Ghana Police Service, to give protection to any group, which wants to embark on demonstration.
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH:
Assembly investigates GH¢ 200,000 debt
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Kwahu South District Chief Executive, Mr Kwame Omari says he will set up a committee to investigate the assembly’s GH¢ 200,000 debt incurred by the previous administration.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Kwaebibirem fails to elect presiding member
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Kwaebibirem District Assembly Tuesday failed to elect a presiding member after two rounds of voting.
WA:
Assembly’s bid for Presiding Member fails
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Wa Municipal Assembly has for the second time failed to endorse the only candidate contesting the position of Presiding Member for the assembly.
NATIONAL:
Ghanaian passport to undergo major changes
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Immigration Service is streamlining processes to speed up acquisition of the travel documents.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA:
Central Gonja charts new cause
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Central Gonja District Assembly would embark on a number of development projects, focusing on improvement in healthcare delivery, agriculture and road infrastructure.
NATIONAL:
195 Metro Mass buses grounded
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Minister of Transport Tuesday disclosed that 195 Metro Mass Transit Limited buses are not in operation due to mechanical and electrical faults, unavailability of spare parts and engine problems.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Woman abandons children in bush
Tuesday, June 30 2009
A 30-year- old nursing mother from Breman Asikuma, is helping the Police in the town in their investigations into the circumstances that prompted her to abandon her two children in the bush.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Agona Swedru Hospital lacks emergency ward
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Deputy Director of Nursing Service, Mrs Bernadette Pufaa, has appealed to the government and corporate bodies to help to construct an emergency ward at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital to ensure the effective and safe handling of accident victims.
ACCRA:
Armed Forces conducts routine exercises
Tuesday, June 30 2009
The Ghana Armed Forces has started an exercise code-name “Exercise Tigers Path 2009” to improve the skills of its personnel.
NATIONAL:
Veep opens timber trade confab
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Taxes on imported logs and sawn timber are to be removed as part of efforts by government to bolster the flagging timber industry, which has been hard hit by the global financial downturn, Vice President John Mahama announced on Tuesday.
(ANUM APAPAM) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR:
Labourer commits suicide over GH¢ 20
Tuesday, June 30 2009
A 28-year-old labourer of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Noah Offei, who could not pay GH¢ 20 he owed his former girlfriend, hanged himself at Anum-Apapam near Suhum over the weekend.