ASIKUMA:
Minister demand’s communities support in achieving capacity building
Saturday, June 01 2013

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), Hon Kwadwo Oppong Ofosu has advised communities to develop ways of identifying and taking sole responsibility of their own developmental needs and using support from the various transfers of resources to ensure sustainable developments as part of effort in strengthening capacity building.

SOCIAL:
Office of ex-Prez. Rawlings announces June 4 Anniversary programme
Saturday, June 01 2013

A cadre forum will be held on Monday, June 3 to herald activities marking the 34th anniversary of the June 4 uprising, an anniversary planning committee has announced.

ECONOMIC:
Ghana, Japan pledge to deepen relations
Saturday, June 01 2013

Ghana and Japan have pledged to deepen bilateral relations for the mutual benefit of the people of the two countries.

SOCIAL:
NPA anounces new fuel prices
Saturday, June 01 2013

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has made an upward adjustment on prices of some petroleum products effective June 1.

CAPE C:
GH¢7,100 disbursed to persons with disabilities
Saturday, June 01 2013

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) last year disbursed more than GH¢7,100.00 to 48 Persons with Disability (PWD) in the Metropolis under their two per cent Common Fund allocation.

DORMAA:
Hairdressers schooled
Saturday, June 01 2013

Beauticians and Hairdressers in Dormaa Ahenkro have undergone a six day capacity training workshop to equip them with best onward practices to boost their businesses.

BINDURI:
MP assures to galvanized support to improve roads
Saturday, June 01 2013

Mr Noah Ben Azure, Member of Parliament for Binduri has expressed worry on the pile up of road projects left unattended in the area, saying that this is affecting smooth transportation

ENERGY:
Fuel prices increased; transport fares to be unaffected
Saturday, June 01 2013

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has announced an upward adjustment to prices of some petroleum products effective today June 1, 2013.

STMA:
Govt won’t shield DCEs/chiefs involved in illegal mining-Minister
Sunday, June 02 2013

The Western Regional Minister Mr. Ebenezer Kwodwo Teye Addo says the government would not shield any District Chief Executive or chief caught engaging in illegal small-scale mining popularly called galamsey.

SOCIAL:
NHIA to save $3,000 a month as rent
Sunday, June 02 2013

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) is to save 3,000 dollars a month as rent on its Volta Regional head office in Ho following the completion of its own office building.

SECURITY:
GAF sanctions 22 soldiers
Monday, June 03 2013

Twenty-two military personnel who have committed crimes against the state since 2009 have been made to face the full rigours of the law.

ELECTION PETITION:
GTV to continue live telecast
Monday, June 03 2013

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has given an assurance that it will continue the live broadcast of the election petition hearing currently going on at the Supreme Court.

SAGNARIGU:
DCE nominee confirmed
Monday, June 03 2013

Mr Alhassan Mohammed Sorogudoo, President’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive (DCE) of the newly created Sagnarigu District has been unanimously confirmed by the 31-member assembly.

ASUOGYAMAN:
ER minister assists fire victims
Monday, June 03 2013

The Eastern Regional Minister, Helen Ntoso has assisted fire victims at Dodi Asante with relief items.

ATIWA:
Assembly elects new PM
Monday, June 03 2013

Assembly Members at the Atiwa District Assembly in the Eastern Region have elected a new Presiding Member in the person of Mr. Ernest Adade Wiredu.

KWAHU N:
Assemblyman appeals for completion of abondoned roads
Monday, June 03 2013

The assemblyman for Adukrom in the Kwahu North district in the Eastern Region, Ferguson Asare has appealed to government and the district assembly to complete all abandoned road projects in the area.

Twifo Ati Mokwa:
Security beefed up at Nursing School
Monday, June 03 2013

Security at the Community Health Nursing School in the Twifo- Ati Mokwa District has been beefed up following the provision of four electricity poles fitted with bulbs.

ABURA:
Assembly distributes 150 dual desks to schools
Monday, June 03 2013

The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly has distributed about 150 dual desks to some selected basic schools in the area.

TANO N:
Young girls trained in soap making
Monday, June 03 2013

Young girls in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region have been equipped with employable skills in soap making.

BOLE:
Bole ICT centre to be ready this year
Monday, June 03 2013

The evolution of ICT is gradually becoming a principal area in education, as government is making earnest efforts to expand and improve access to the learning of the programme in schools.

K NANKANA W:
Dominic Azumah re-elected as PM
Monday, June 03 2013

Mr. Dominic Aboziah has garnered two thirds majority of the Kassena Nankana West assembly to maintain his position as the Presiding Member for the assembly.

AMA:
Drains on the Dansoman beach road cleared
Monday, June 03 2013

With the onset of rains, choked gutters and drains if not cleared are bound to cause over flooding and damage to life and property.

CHEREPONI:
Assembly workers urged to commit to their roles
Monday, June 03 2013

The Northern Regional Minister, Mr Bede Ziedeng, has admonished workers of the Chereponi district assembly and other decentralized departments to dedicate themselves to their roles in order to realize a speedy development for the district.

EKUMFI:
Gov’t sets committee to oversee Mills’ anniversary
Monday, June 03 2013

Government has set-up a new committee to look into issues concerning the one year anniversary ceremony of the late President John Evans Ata- Mills whose sudden demise occurred on 24th July, 2012 at the 37 Military  Hospital in Accra.

GA E:
Untarred roads hindering progress– Agbogba Assemblyman
Monday, June 03 2013

Due to lack of drains along their already untarred roads, living in the Agbogba Electoral Area in the Ga East Municipality has become very worrisome, Assemblyman for the area, Mr.  Joseph Owuo Armah has complained.  

KADJEBI:
Assembly prepares for FOAT assessment
Tuesday, June 04 2013

The Kadjebi District assembly hopes to qualify and benefit from the next batch of the district development facility to improve its revenue to carry out more development projects.

POLITICS:
Kufuor, Mills only reversed Ghana’s achievements - Rawlings
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has accused the administrations of former presidents John Kufuor and John Atta Mills of only reversing the many achievements chalked by the nation.

SECURITY:
Gov’t commends Security Agencies, traditional rulers
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Mr Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, on Monday commended  security agencies in the Ashanti Region for restoring peace and tranquility to Kumasi and its environs in the wake of events over the past weeks.

ASUTIFI:
Illegal mining threatening the existence of Gyedu residents
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Residents at Gyedu, one of Newmont’s Ahafo Mine host communities in the Asutifi District of Brong-Ahafo Region, say they live in fear because the activities of illegal miners are threatening their very existence.

KRACHI W:
More sheds at Ehimankyene, Bomoden markets
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Infrastructures at Ehimankyene and Bomoden markets in the Krachi
West District in the Volta Region have been improved.

E MAMPRUSI:
Assembly acquire land for district hospital
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Mr Adam Imoro, DCE for East Mamprusi District Assembly,  has welcomed  move by the assembly and Ghana Health Service(GHS) to initiate plans of establishing a district hospital in  the area.

GA W:
Medie is sitting on time bomb- Assemblyman
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Ghanaians may wake up one of these days only to hear that Medie Electoral Area has been wiped out as the township, according to the Assemblyman, Abdulai Iddrisu Agoro, is sitting on a time bomb.

EKUMFI:
45 standpipes project underway
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Forty Five (45) new standpipes are being installed at vantage points within the Ekumfi District in the Central Region to improve the water situation in the area.

KMA:
Strengthen capacity of MMDAs to deepen democracy
Tuesday, June 04 2013

Community-based and non-governmental organisations have been urged to complement government’s efforts to build the capacity of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to deepen democracy.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Adomi Bridge to be first beneficiary of restored Yen loan
Tuesday, June 04 2013

A delegation from the Japanese Government will in August 2013, visit Ghana to assess the viability of the various infrastructure projects which the West African nation intends undertaking with the resumption of the Yen loan portfolio.

GA C:
We need electrician – Santa Maria Assemblyman pleads
Tuesday, June 04 2013

In a bid to beef up security in the area, Assemblyman for Santa Maria, William Ottopah is appealing to the Ga Central Municipal Assembly to contract the services of an Electrician for prompt repairs of faulty streetlights within the municipality.

SOCIAL:
Former Airport security boss nabbed with drugs issues
Wednesday, June 05 2013

Former Airport security boss nabbed in US with drugs
The former Airport Security boss, Solomon Adelaquaye has been arrested in the United States for drug trafficking.

ABURA:
Assembly calls for reappointment of DCE
Wednesday, June 05 2013

Some members of the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly has issued out statement calling on President John Dramani Mahama to maintain the incumbent District Chief Executive, Mr. William Ata-Mends to continue “his good works”.

SOCIAL:
Small-scale miners accuse inter-ministerial taskforce of harrassment, brutalities
Wednesday, June 05 2013

Small-scale miners have accused the inter-ministerial task force set up to check illegal mining of harassment, extortion and brutalities.

SOCIAL:
GNFS begins investigation into yesterday’s Makola fire outbreak
Wednesday, June 05 2013

The Ghana National Fire Service has begun investigation into the cause of yesterday’s fire outbreak which gutted some part of the Makola No. 2 market near Agbogbloshie in Accra.

NSAWAM:
Assembly undergoes FOAT assessment
Thursday, June 06 2013

As metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies seek to improve their revenue to enable them undertake more developmental projects, every window of opportunity is welcome news.

BOLE:
GETfund releases two projects for Banda-Nkwanta
Wednesday, June 05 2013

A standard 4 unit teachers’ quarters facility has been secured for teachers at Banda-Nkwanta in the Bole District to remedy the stress they go through in accommodation issues.

STMA:
3,440 streets in Metropolis to be named
Wednesday, June 05 2013

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has earmarked 3,440 streets to be named under the street naming and house numbering exercise directed by President John Dramani Mahama.

CHEREPONI:
DCE laments over poor revenue performance
Wednesday, June 05 2013

Alhaji Mohammed Seidu Issah Abbah, DCE for the Chereponi district assembly has raised serious concerns on the financial situation of the assembly, pointing out that performance of revenue mobilization is being characterized with some shortfalls in the district.

KWAEBIBIREM:
Effort to rebuild burnt market get boost
Thursday, June 06 2013

Effort to reconstruct the burnt portionof the Kade market has been given a boost with donation of packets of roofing sheets from the Member of Parliament for Kade Asamoah Ofosu.

TMA:
80-seater WC toilet for Bankuman Electoral Area
Thursday, June 06 2013

An 80-seater modern water closet (WC) toilet facility is under construction for the people Bankuman Electoral Area, a project being fast-tracked by the MP for Tema East, Hon. Daniel Titus-Glover.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to ban copper export - Minister
Thursday, June 06 2013

Dr Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications, has said government shall soon present a draft bill to Parliament to ban the exportation of copper from the country.

PRESIDENCY:
We’ll no longer borrow for revenue generating gov’t institutions- Mahama
Thursday, June 06 2013

President Mahama has announced that government will no longer borrow monies for government institutions with revenue earning capacity.

SECURITY:
Eight arrested over makola No. 2 market fire outbreak
Thursday, June 06 2013

Following the fire outbreak at the Makola Number Two Market, Agbogloshie, eight security personnel have been arrested to help the police in their investigations into the incident.

GA S:
Halt sales of Weija Dam land - Collins Dauda
Thursday, June 06 2013

Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has by an executive fiat, directed that all land transactions within the Weija Dam land area be discontinued with immediate effect.

ASANTE A.S:
Assembly suspends election for new Presiding Member
Thursday, June 06 2013

Members of the Asante Akim South District Assembly have indefinitely suspended the election of a new Presiding Member (PM), after two prospective candidates failing to attain required number of votes during an elections. 

PRESIDENCY:
Prez. Mahama expresses grief over recent fire outbreaks
Thursday, June 06 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has expressed worry about the recent fire outbreaks in the country and has called for appropriate measures to  curb the development.

SPORTS:
New FIFA ranking; Ghana surpasses Brazil
Thursday, June 06 2013

Ghana has made a significant step ahead on the new FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking which was released on today June 6, 2013.

SAWLA:
Drilling and installation of boreholes underway in 8 towns
Thursday, June 06 2013

Some infrastructure projects have begun in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district to assist improve the lots of the residents in the area.

CHEREPONI:
Residents benefit from projects under GSOP
Thursday, June 06 2013

Through the implementation of various projects scheduled under the Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) in the Chereponi district, some stretches of roads have been rehabilitated and upgraded to improve the road network in the area.

AMA:
Another fire at Pig Farm
Friday, June 07 2013

Firemen swiftly put out a fire that gutted a shop at Pig Farm in Accra Thursday night, preventing what could have been another fire disaster in the metropolis.

EJISU:
DCEs urged to be more innovative
Friday, June 07 2013

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) have been urged to be more innovative and come out with pragmatic strategies to inject pace to the socio-economic development of their areas.

HO:
LESDEP to assess applicants’ credit worthiness
Friday, June 07 2013

The Local Enterprise and Skills Development Project (LESDEP) of the Volta Region would now assess the credit worthiness of prospective applicants before assisting them with equipment and tools.

ASANTE A S:
41 disabled supported
Friday, June 07 2013

A total of forty-one (41) disabled persons have been assisted by the Asante Akim South District Assembly to enable them take hold of their economic lives.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t allocates GHs¢7m to universities
Friday, June 07 2013

The government has allocated GH¢7 million to public tertiary institutions to expand their student intake capacity next academic year.

HEALTH:
FDA places ban on public smoking
Friday, June 07 2013

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has issued statement in directive to arrest and prosecute persons who smoke publicly and expose others to various source of health hazard.

GA W:
Assembly failed to elect new PM
Friday, June 07 2013

The Ga West Municipal assembly has failed to elect a new Presiding Member after two rounds of elections.

KADJEBI:
Assembly takes delivery of a new grader
Friday, June 07 2013

The Kadjebi District Assembly has taken delivery of a new grader worth five hundred and sixty thousand Ghana cedis from Plant Pool.

PRESIDENCY:
GH¢25,000 package for informants on recent fire outbreaks
Friday, June 07 2013

The Presidency has announced a twenty-five thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢25,000) prize to reward any person who provides information leading to the arrest of suspected arsonists involved in the recent fire outbreaks in various markets in the country.

SOCIAL:
Cabinet approves Right to Information Bill
Saturday, June 08 2013

Cabinet has approved the Right to Information Bill pending its passage into law by Parliament.

AMA:
Ga Mashie lifts ban on drumming and noise making
Saturday, June 08 2013

The Ga Mashie in the Greater Accra Region on Thursday celebrated the Odadao Ceremony to mark the lifting of the ban on drumming and noise making in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Water supply to be extended in Accra
Saturday, June 08 2013

A number of areas within the Greater Accra and Eastern Regions are soon to receive treated water.

W AKIM:
Asamankese to have a timber market
Saturday, June 08 2013

The Domestic Lumber Trade Association (DOLTA) in collaboration with the West Akyem Municipal Assembly is to build a timber market at Asamankese.   

ELLEMBELE:
Assembly elects Issa Shaibu as PM
Sunday, June 09 2013

Mr Shaibu Issa, 41, has been elected as the Presiding Member (PM) of the Ellembelle District Assembly.

OFFINSO:
Municipality to get orthopaedic centre
Sunday, June 09 2013

An orthopaedic centre to assist correct and bring relief to people having problems with their spines and limbs is to be set up at Offinso.

TEMA:
Continuous fires may scare investors aware - MP
Sunday, June 09 2013

MP for Tema East, Hon. Daniel Titus-Glover has said Ghana risk losing its investors as well as potential ones as a result of the continuous fire outbreaks recorded in the country in recent times.

KMA:
Power fluctuations crippling Kumasi abattoir
Sunday, June 09 2013

The Kumasi Abattoir Company Limited has complained about frequent power interruptions, which it says are crippling its operations.

SOCIAL:
57 illegal small scale miners arrested in Kyebi
Monday, June 10 2013

The Eastern Region minister, Helen Ntosoh is vowing to flush out illegal mining in the region.

WA:
Minister inspects Wa Central market
Monday, June 10 2013

Dr Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Upper West Regional Minister, accompanied by officials of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) on Friday toured the Wa Central Market to ascertain the fire safety situation there.

AMA:
Expand school feeding programme - Report
Monday, June 10 2013

The Children’s Shadow Report on the Convention on the Rights of the Child has called on government to scale up the school feeding programme to all schools, especially those in rural areas.

SAWLA:
Assembly moves to support nurses’ accommodation
Monday, June 10 2013

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly has indicated plans to construct semi-detached nurses’ quarters for nurses at Sawla.

CHEREPONI:
Garinkuka, Samisah get new school blocks for JHS
Monday, June 10 2013

The Chereponi District assembly in consultation with Ghana Education Service(GES) has yearned to put up some new school blocks in two communities of the district to assist absorb pupils into the Junior High School level(JHS) in these areas.

CAPE COAST:
Women receive training in soap making
Monday, June 10 2013

The World Bank has conducted training program in soap making for selected women through its skills development fund in Cape Coast in the Central Region.

SOCIAL:
President orders investigation into NIA
Monday, June 10 2013

The Presidency has ordered investigations into the activities of the National Identification Authority (NIA).

ZABZUGU:
3-unit classroom block for Bikumbo Primary
Monday, June 10 2013

A 3-unit classroom block under construction for the Bikumbo Primary school is at advanced stage of completion.

SEKYERE A P:
Poor road network hinders transportation
Monday, June 10 2013

Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region is said to be one of the districts with very bad road networks.

AMA:
Link roads in Okaikoi Sub-Metro to be tarred
Monday, June 10 2013

Most link roads in the Okaikoi Sub Metro in the Accra Metropolitan Assembly will very soon receive tarring.

AWUTU S:
School blocks for Obodakaba, Mayenda nears completion
Monday, June 10 2013

Work is almost completed on a two separate 6-unit classroom blocks for Obodakaba and Mayenda communities in the Ayensuako Electoral Area in the Awutu Senya District as part of efforts to improve teaching and learning in the area.

AJUMAKO:
kromaim get new Mechanized borehole
Monday, June 10 2013

The Central Regional Development Commission (CEDECOM) has finance the construction of a new mechanized borehole at kromaim, an Electoral Area in the Ajumako Enyan Essiem District.

JOMORO:
DCEs Urged fight against Galamsey operations
Monday, June 10 2013

Mr. Ebenezer Teye Addo, Western Regional Minister, yesterday renewed calls to District Chief Executives in the region to stamp out illegal mining in their areas.

N JUABEN:
NSS Boss opens NASPA mini congress in Koforidua
Tuesday, June 11 2013

The Acting Executive Director of the Ghana National Service Scheme (GNSS), Alhaji Imoro Alhassan has stated that the Scheme will explore new areas in agro processing and expand its poultry projects across the country.

SUNYANI W:
New Presiding Member elected
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Nana Kwaku Asante Nketiah, a 63-year-old educationist was on Monday elected as the Presiding Member of Sunyani West District Assembly by a popular acclamation.

GA S:
MP warns residents over Weija Dam spillage
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Member of Parliament for Bortianor/Ngleshie/Amanfro, Bright Edward Kodzo Demordzi has adviced inhabitants of seven communities in his constituency who are to face severe flooding, not to pay deaf ears to the warnings by Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) to spill the Weija Dam soon.

AGRIC:
Cocoa production to decline due to galamsey - George Arthur
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Member of Parliament for Amenfi Central, George Kofi Arthur has predicted that Ghana may lose its enviable position as the second world largest producer of cocoa if cocoa lands are not secured.

SOCIAL:
Cabinet approves amendment to the Whistleblower Act
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Cabinet has approved the amendment to the Whistleblower Act to give more protection to private individuals who may volunteer information on crime to the security services.

KADJEBI:
17.5 km cocoa road under construction
Tuesday, June 11 2013

A seventeen and a half kilometer cocoa road project has commenced in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region.

FANTEAKWA:
MP donates ambulance to Dede Sewerako
Tuesday, June 11 2013

The Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa North, Kwabena A. Amankwa has donated a fully fitted Benz Sprinter Ambulance to the Dede Sewerako Clinic.

ENERGY:
Load shedding still ongoing - ECG
Tuesday, June 11 2013

The Public Relations Officer for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Mr. William Boateng has emphatically stated that the load shedding exercise is still ongoing but rather not yet over as made known earlier.

HEALTH:
Helen Ntoso worried over increasing maternal mortality
Tuesday, June 11 2013

The Eastern Regional Minister, Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso is worried about the increasing rate of maternal mortality in the region which rose from 168 in 2011 to 207 in 2012.

SOCIAL:
US team to help solve ’mysterious’ fire outbreaks arrive today
Tuesday, June 11 2013

An investigative team from the United States of America (USA) who are expected to assist Ghana unravel the mystery behind the recent fire outbreaks in the country will arrive today.

GA S:
No school under tree in Obom – Assemblyman
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Obom Electoral Area in the Ga South Municipality has been a major beneficiary of the eradication of schools under trees initiative which was instituted by late President Mills of blessed memory.

BOLE:
Assembly enhances feeder roads in Bole
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Alhaji Seidu Abudu Samson, District Chief Executive for the Bole district assembly has disclosed that the assembly has yearned to fix all major feeder roads leading to Bole.

SPORTS:
Ayew brothers makes significant U-turn to Stars
Tuesday, June 11 2013

Information reaching Ghanadistricts.com indicates that the Ayew brothers have made a U turn to the  Senior National Team, the Black stars of Ghana after holdings a closed door meeting with President John Dramani Mahama at the seat of government today.

BIRIM C:
Assembly maximizes revenue
Wednesday, June 12 2013

Ms Ophelia Koomson, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Birim Central, said since 2009, the assembly has shown steady improvement in its revenue generation.

AMA:
More drains for Woyema Electoral Area
Wednesday, June 12 2013

In his bid to reduce problems caused by flooding in his constituency, Hon. Patrick Yaw-Boamah is constructing more drains in the Woyeme Electoral Area.

SOCIAL:
World Bank approves funds to boost water/sanitation
Wednesday, June 12 2013

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$155 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to support the Government of Ghanas efforts to increase access to sanitation and water supply services and to improve the capacity of government agencies to plan and manage natural resources more sustainably.

SOCIAL:
President names 13 DCEs
Wednesday, June 12 2013

President John Mahama has nominated 13 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives for approval by their various Assemblies.

CHEREPONI:
Over 2,000 dual desks distributed to schools
Wednesday, June 12 2013

A good number of school furniture have been distributed to school children in various basic schools across-board in the Chereponi district to facilitate teaching and learning activities.

AMA:
Vanderpuye inspects flood prone area
Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Mayor of Accra in the company of pressmen tour some flood prone areas in the Metropolis to assess for himself the effect of the directives he gave in anticipation of the heavy rains two weeks ago.

SAWLA:
1,090 engaged under GSOP labour intensive component
Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly is intensively promoting avenue to boost local employment through the implementation of some projects under Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP).

KADJEBI:
Upgrading of Kadjebi clinic nears completion
Wednesday, June 12 2013

Works on the Kadjebi District Clinic to upgrade it to a hospital is progressing steadily.

SOCIAL:
Mills’ 1st anniversary committee set up
Wednesday, June 12 2013

In line with custom and tradition, and also in consultation with the Atta Mills family, His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama has set up a Planning Committee to draw up a programme to mark the first anniversary of the passing away of our late President, His Excellency John Evans Atta Mills which sad event occurred on the 24th of July 2012.

AJUMAKO:
Nkromaim gets near WC toilet
Wednesday, June 12 2013

Residents of Nkromaim, a suburb in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District, can now boost of new place of convenience, as the community have been provided with an ultra modern 9-seater Water Closet toilet facility in a bid to improve sanitation in the area.

SOCIAL:
Composer of Nigeria’s National Anthem,Benedict Odiase passes on
Wednesday, June 12 2013

The composer of  Nigeria’s National Anthem, Pa Benedict Odiase has passed on.

PRESIDENCY:
Pres. Mahama honour Cameron’s call
Wednesday, June 12 2013

President John Dramani Mahama is expected to leave Accra today to the United Kingdom in honour of an invitation from the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron.

SOCIAL:
US fire investigative experts begins work
Wednesday, June 12 2013

The team of fire experts from the United States who were invited by the government to help unravel the cause of the persistent fire outbreaks in the various markets centers have begun work.

TRANSPORTATION:
Metro Mass Transit denies reports of embezzlement
Thursday, June 13 2013

The management of the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) has denied reports that GH¢2.5 million of the company’s funds had been embezzled by five employees.

SOCIAL:
Makola fire victims registered for loans
Thursday, June 13 2013

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) yesterday began registering victims of the fire outbreak at the Makola Number Two Market to enable them to benefit from the loans and assistance promised by President John Dramani Mahama.

SOCIAL:
MP demand government’s commitment in tackling child labour
Thursday, June 13 2013

The Member of Parliament for Assin North constituency, Hon. Ambre Samuel has added his voice to the need for government to take keen interest towards the eradication of child labour in every part of the country.

SPORTS:
“Stars” heads to Maseru today
Thursday, June 13 2013

The Black Stars of Ghana will today depart from Johannesburg to Maseru, the capital of Lesotho as part of preparation ahead of their must-win World Cup qualify match against the crocodiles of Lesotho on Sunday June16, 2013.

SOCIAL:
Kuffuor honoured with new international appointment
Thursday, June 13 2013

Former President, John Agyekum Kuffuor has received another international honour to co-Chair the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition in the United Kingdom.

MARKET FIRES:
Gov’t to set up GH¢2 million fund for victims
Thursday, June 13 2013

President John Mahama has directed that a GH¢2 million fund should be established to assist victims of the recent market fires in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Mahama arrives in London
Thursday, June 13 2013

President John Mahama has arrived in London, ahead of his meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday and participation in the G8 Summit on Saturday.

CHEREPONI:
Assembly expends GHS 78,000 on NHIS office
Thursday, June 13 2013

The Chereponi district has acquired a new National Health Insurance Scheme(NHIS) office through the intervention of the District Assembly to serve as a satellite office for the whole district.

BOLE:
Maintenance of two feeder roads underway
Thursday, June 13 2013

Contractors have lately begun some maintenance works on two feeder roads within the Bole district to assist guarantee smooth transportation for residents.

AMA:
Accra will never be the same —Mayor
Thursday, June 13 2013

The Government of Ghana and the Conti Group of Companies of the United States of America have signed a US$660 million dollars for the commencement of the much anticipated Conti Project.

SOCIAL:
Agitating against nominees for MMDCEs is needless - NALAG
Thursday, June 13 2013

The umbrella organization of Local Government Authorities in Ghana, National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is asking individuals and groups who are agitated and displeased with the President’s nominees for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, to exercise patience.

SOCIAL:
Tourism levy generates over GHs1M
Friday, June 14 2013

The Ghana Tourism Authority is hoping to generate in excess of the GH¢ 3 million target for the Tourism Development Levy by the end of the year.

SOCIAL:
GHs22m released for skills development
Friday, June 14 2013

The Skills Development Fund has approved the disbursement of about 22 million Ghana Cedis to support the acquisition of new and innovative skills and technology by 78 small, medium and large scale industries, training and research institutions.

ASSIN N:
GES to distribute shoes to deprived schools
Friday, June 14 2013

The Assin North Municipal Education Office will distribute 1,243 canvas shoes to six deprived schools in the Assin Praso circuit of the Ghana Education Service (GES).

SISSALA E:
MP to empower women
Friday, June 14 2013

Hon. Sulemana Alijata Gbentie, Member of Parliament for Sissala East, has assured to give momentum to improve the lots of women in her constituency, as a resolve to achieving women empowerment in the area.

KWABRE E:
Assembly elects new PM
Friday, June 14 2013

Assembly members of the Kwabre East District Assembly in the Ashanti Region have elected Mr. George Oppong as new Presiding Member to chair the affairs of the Assembly.

LEKMA:
A model of self sustaining assembly
Friday, June 14 2013

The objective of the decentralization process is to deepen governance at the local level where the people being governed are involved in the decision making and governance process.

SOCIAL:
Illegal mining threatening Bui Dam
Friday, June 14 2013

Some persons in the Banda Nkwanta electoral area, have been arrested for illegal mining operations at the Bui National park, posing a threat to the Bui Dam.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t increases budget allocation for MMDAs
Friday, June 14 2013

Government has increased budgetary allocation for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) for the 2013 financial year to GH¢50.343 million compared to GH¢5.0 million in 2012.

ADANSI N:
Prez maintains Latif Majdoud as DCE for Assembly
Friday, June 14 2013

AlhajiLatif Majdoud has been maintained by President John Dramani Mahama as Chief Executive for the Adansi North District Assembly.

KRACHI E:
Work starts on 2 classroom blocks for 2 SHS
Friday, June 14 2013

Krachi East District Assembly has commenced construction of two number 3-unit classroom blocks with office and store for two senior high schools in the district.

PRESIDENCY:
Galamsey flush-out being done humanely - Veep
Saturday, June 15 2013

Ghana’s Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur on Friday said the crackdown against illegal small-scale mining is being conducted as humanely as possible to maintain the dignity of the people and the environment.

PRESTEA:
Gov’t hospital gets mechanized borehole
Saturday, June 15 2013

Prestea Government hospital in the Prestea Huni Valley District has been provided a mechanized borehole to improve potable water supply in the hospital, the Member of Parliament for the area, Hon. Francis Adu-Blay has noted.

HEALTH:
Ghana assists Nigeria on NHIS implementation
Saturday, June 15 2013

A 16 -member delegation from Nigeria to under study Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have ended their week-long visit after discussions with their Ghanaian counterparts on the implementation of the Scheme.

ADANSI N:
Fire guts part of assembly block, security man arrested
Saturday, June 15 2013

Part of the Adansi North District Assembly office has been gutted by fire, report reaching Ghanadistricts.com indicates.

SAWLA:
DCE warns locals against illegal mining
Saturday, June 15 2013

Some galamsey activity in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern region which surfaced in the Kpali community within the Black Volta river has ceased in the area, DCE for the assembly, Isaac Mumuni Dramani revealed

SOCIAL:
Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan retained as IGP
Sunday, June 16 2013

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan has been confirmed as the substantive IGP, myjoyonline.com has gathered.

KWABRE E:
Assembly to maintain peace and security
Sunday, June 16 2013

The District Chief Executive for the Kwabre East, Mr. Adams Iddisah has assured of the Assembly’s continued support for the maintenance of peace security in the district.

ADANSI N:
DCE suspects arson in office fire
Sunday, June 16 2013

District Chief Executive of Adansi North, Alhaji Abdul Latif Majdoud has told Joy News he suspects arson in the fire which gutted the Adansi North District Assembly office, destroying several items.

SPORTS:
“Stars” sit top of Group D after 2-0 thriller over Crocodiles
Sunday, June 16 2013

The Black Stars of Ghana now sit top Group D after this afternoon’s 2-0 thriller over the crocodiles of Lesotho in a World cup qualifier match played in Maseru, the Capital of Lesotho.

SOCIAL:
Mahama interacts with Ghanaians in London
Sunday, June 16 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has given the assurance that the government would continue to pursue measures to enhance the socio-economic development of the country.

SOCIAL:
Fire guts Trassaco mansion
Sunday, June 16 2013

A five-bedroom house situated at the plush Trassaco Valley residential community was gutted by fire this morning, a third of such incidents to have been recorded on Sunday.

EDUCATION:
Over 390,000 pupils to write BECE today
Monday, June 17 2013

This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) starts today, Monday June 17.

HEALTH:
GMA accuses gov’t of non-commitment to conversion difference grievance
Monday, June 17 2013

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has taken a swipe at government for not showing commitment to finding a lasting solution to all its grievances. The doctors called off a month-old strike over their market premium in May.

INTERNATIONAL:
Goodluck tells governors to sign death warrants
Monday, June 17 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan has called on state governors not to shy away from signing death sentences passed on convicted criminals saying that as leaders, their responsibilities include doing both the “sweet and the ugly part” a long as it is sanctioned by law.

EJISU J :
World Bank sponsors ICT training project for wood workers
Monday, June 17 2013

A $66,000.00 World Bank Project to aid the training of wood workers in Information Communication Technology (ICT), to add value to their products, has been launched at the Wood Industry Training School (WITC) at Akyawkrom near Ejisu.

POLITICS:
MMDCEs anxious as they await their fate
Monday, June 17 2013

Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts Chief Executives in some parts of the country continue to sit on tenterhooks and with bated breath as they anxiously await their fate.

SPORTS:
Lesotho police hunts for Gyan, Muntari thief
Monday, June 17 2013

Preliminary investigations have already started to arrest a man who is supposed to have broken into the camp of the Black Stars of Ghana at the Sun Hotel in Maseru, stealing various valuable items and cash.

LOWER M K:
New clinic at Oborpah is 75 complete
Monday, June 17 2013

A new clinic to cater for residents at Oborpah and its surrounding environs including communities that are 10 kilometers away is about 75 percent complete.

KRACHI E:
Construction of circuit court in progress
Monday, June 17 2013

Contractors have moved to site to commence work on a circuit court at Dambai in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region.

AMA:
6 Electoral Areas to get mechanized boreholes
Monday, June 17 2013

About six (6) Electoral Areas in the Okaikoi Sub-Metro under the Accra Metropolitan Assembly have been earmarked to benefit from installation of boreholes in those areas.

BOLE:
Four dug-outs rehabilitated
Monday, June 17 2013

At least four existing dug-outs have been rehabilitated in the Bole District as a way of ensuring an improvement in the water situation of the district.

SOCIAL:
GNFS begins investigation into Kumasi Central Market fire
Monday, June 17 2013

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has begun investigation into the cause of yesterday’s fire outbreak which gutted some part of the Kumasi Central Market.

SAWLA:
More communities to benefit from electricity
Monday, June 17 2013

The District Chief Executive for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly, Isaac Dramani Mumuni has revealed that about twenty two new communities have recently been submitted to government for consideration in energy supply.

WA:
Farmers obtain tractors from SADA
Monday, June 17 2013

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has presented 34 tractors to the Upper West Region to be used for ploughing services to farmers in the region.

KMA:
Assembly announces GH¢200,000 “temporary” package to assist fire victims
Monday, June 17 2013

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has devoted a sum of GH¢200,000 to help victims of last Sunday’s devastating fire at the Central Market put up temporary structures.

TECHIMAN N:
Govt approves GHs42m for admin block for new assemblies
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The Government has approved GHȼ 42 million for the construction of administrative blocks for all the newly 46 district assemblies created last year.

NKWANTA S:
20 laptops supplied to schools
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Member of Parliament for Nkwanta South, Gershon Gbediame has secured 20 laptops for some schools in his constituency.

EDUCATION:
70,100 candidates write BECE in G/A
Tuesday, June 18 2013

A total of 70,100 junior high school (JHS) candidates, comprising 34,323 males and 35,777 females, are taking part in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Greater Accra Region.

AMA:
Assembly to refurbish Ga Community Centre - Mayor
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Chief Executive, on Monday announced that rehabilitation work would soon begin on the Ga Community Centre.

KMA:
176,593 LEAP beneficiaries to be insured under NHIS
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The National Health Insurance capitation scheme has chalked significant strides after a year of piloting in the Ashanti Region. It includes the enrolment of a total of 1,817,648 as against 1,750,000 before its onset.

KRACHI W:
Ngawe,Torkpo get new JHSs
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Two new schools have been established for two communities in the Krachi West District in the Volta Region.

N JUABEN:
Assembly falls short of revenue target for 2012
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly failed to meet its target revenue from its own internally generated fund (IGF) for 2012.

SOCIAL:
DCEs, MCEs responsible for influx of galamsey- Minister
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini says the rising rate of illegal mining in the country must be blamed on the Municipal Chief Executives and District Chief Executives in those areas.

MARKET FIRES:
US experts to investigate Kumasi Central Market fire
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Fire experts from the United States of America (USA) who are in the country to investigate recent market fires flew to Kumasi on Sunday and immediately began work at the Kumasi Central Market yesterday to unravel the cause of the blaze that ravaged the market on Sunday.

INTERNATIONAL:
Kenyan teachers on strike for better pay
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The Kenya Union of Post-Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has insisted that its strike is on.

SAWLA:
Chiefs urged to protect residents against Fulani herdsmen
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Mr. Isaac Mumuni Dramani, District Chief Executive for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly has appealed to Chiefs and Opinion leaders in the district to safeguard the interest of its people and also ensure relative security for residents against Fulani herdsmen.

CHEREPONI:
GHS 39,000 spent on acquisition of NAS offices
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The Chereponi district has taken turn to benefit from the establishment of an ambulance service being deployed by government to ensure swift response to emergency situations in the whole country.

AHAFO ANO N:
PM re-elected by Assembly Members
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The Ahafo Ano North District Assembly (AANDA) has re-elected Mr. Patrick Kyei Bawuah as its Presiding Membe

SEKYERE E:
Agyenim Boateng elected PM for Assembly
Tuesday, June 18 2013

The Sekyere East District Assembly has elected 40-year-old educationist Mr. Kofi Agyenim Boateng as its presiding member.

ENERGY:
ECG justifies need to increase tariffs
Tuesday, June 18 2013

As public outcry for better power supply and general service improvements mount, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) continues to explain its demands for over 160 per cent increase in tariffs from Ghp 9.76 /kWh to Ghp 30.67 /kWh, or, as the company puts it, it may collapse under its mounting losses.

HEALTH:
GHOSPA call of nationwide strike
Tuesday, June 18 2013

Members of the Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have indefinitely called off their two-month strike.

SOCIAL:
Energy Min. sets Committee to investigate BOST depot irregularities
Wednesday, June 19 2013

Mr Emmanuel Armah Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum has set up a committee of inquiry (COL) to investigate allegations of impropriety at the Accra Plains and Kumasi depots of  the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation company (BOST).

W AKIM:
Assembly re-elects Timpo PM
Wednesday, June 19 2013

The incumbent Presiding Member (PM) of the West Akyem Municipal Assembly, Mr Timpo Ofori Moses, was on Friday re-elected for the position after two rounds of voting.

TMA:
US$7m to solve sewerage problems in Tema
Wednesday, June 19 2013

The Interim Guinea Current Commission, an umbrella body under UNIDO, which deals in large eco-systems, has pledged to provide US$ 7 million as funding for the rehabilitation of the only treatment plant and the three pumping stations in the metropolis.

STMA:
Govt to construct six district hospitals
Wednesday, June 19 2013

Six new district hospitals are to be constructed in selected towns across the country while the Emergency and Accident Unit of  the Takoradi Hospital is to be renovated to improve  health care.

KMA:
Amakom obtains mechanized borehole
Wednesday, June 19 2013

A GH¢ 14,000.00 mechanized borehole to end the acute water problem faced by residents of Amakom in Kumasi, has been inaugurated to supply the population with 1,500 gallons of water daily.

NKWANTA S:
New slaughter house nears completion
Wednesday, June 19 2013

A new slaughter house under construction at Nkwanta, the district capital of the Nkwanta South District is nearing completion.

SAWLA:
Inhabitants benefit from more infrastructure projects
Wednesday, June 19 2013

In the bid to upgrade the Sawla-Fufuls road, three communities along the road have been given the concession to benefit from a number of projects to improve the lots of inhabitants.

SOCIAL:
3 billion dollar loan agreement approved by Parliament
Wednesday, June 19 2013

Parliament on Tuesday approved a term loan agreement facility of three billion dollars between the Government of Ghana (GoG) and China Development Bank.

SOCIAL:
MMAs receive waste management machines
Wednesday, June 19 2013

The Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Baba Jamal, has presented waste management equipment worth $ 10, 720,000 to be distributed to the Metropolitan and Municipal Assemblies (MMAs) across the country.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama makes 12 MMDCE nominations
Wednesday, June 19 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has, in accordance with Section 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462, made some new nominations to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Greater Accra and Eastern  Regions.

AMA:
President retains Alfred Oko Vanderpuije
Thursday, June 20 2013

Accra Mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has be re-nominated as head of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.

GOMOA W:
MP builds more kindergartens
Thursday, June 20 2013

Gomoa West Member of Parliament in the Central Region, Honourable Francis Kojo Arthur wants to give holistic approach to efforts at improving the standard of education with special focus on early childhood development.

N JUABEN:
MCE calls for proper handling of public toilets
Thursday, June 20 2013

Chief Executive of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Alex Asamoah has expressed worry about the unhygienic conditions of most public places of convenience.

TECHIMAN:
Head of Local Government Service visits Techiman
Thursday, June 20 2013

The Head of Local Governmenmt Service (LGS) Dr Callistus Mahama has visited Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region as part of his regional tour to interact with the leadership and staff of the District Assembly.

WA:
U/W Minister worried over shoddy construction works
Thursday, June 20 2013

Dr. Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed worry about the poor execution of some on-going government projects in the Wa Municipality

EJISU J:
US$47,563,254.19 disbursed to fight poverty
Friday, June 21 2013

A total of US$ 47,563,254.19 has been disbursed within the past two years under the Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP) to fight poverty.

SAWLA:
DCE hands-over new boy’s dormitory
Friday, June 21 2013

Mr. Mumuni Isaac Dramani, DCE for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly has handed over a newly constructed boy’s dormitory block to authorities of the Sawla Senior High school.

STMA:
Takoradi gets modern Light Industrial Enclave
Friday, June 21 2013

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) in collaboration with a South African private investor, is developing a modern Light Industrial Enclave (LID) for artisans in Takoradi to befit an oil city.

BIRIM N:
President nominates new DCE
Friday, June 21 2013

The Birim North District Assembly will soon have a substantive chief executive following the appointement of Mr. Paul Dadzie Aboagye by President John Dramani Mahama.

KRACHI E:
6km Yam Market road under rehabilitation
Friday, June 21 2013

The Krachi East District Assembly is making inroads in efforts to improve road infrastructure in the district.

SOCIAL:
3RD batch of MMDCE nominations out
Friday, June 21 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has renominated the following as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) for the Ashanti and Central Regions.

SOCIAL:
Martin Amidu wins claims for state again-Isofoton to pay up monies to Ghana
Friday, June 21 2013

The Supreme Court has ordered Spanish company Isofoton SA to return to the Government of Ghana an amount of GH¢325,497 it received as judgment debt.

SPORTS:
Sellas picks Satellites team for France game
Friday, June 21 2013

Sellas Tetteh has named his starting team to play France at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Friday.

SOCIAL:
Govt signs contract with ministers
Saturday, June 22 2013

Government has signed a performance contract with all the Ministers for them to deliver according to the vision of government, Mr Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister for Information and Media relations has stated.

DANGME W:
G/R Minister inspects irrigation projects
Saturday, June 22 2013

Mr Julius Debrah, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has inspected two major irrigation schemes in the Greater Accra Region to acquaint himself with their state of affairs.

SOCIAL:
Ghanaians to pay realistic fuel price
Saturday, June 22 2013

Ghanaians would soon be compelled to pay realistic prices for petroleum products because of Government’s intention to remove fuel subsidy.

OFFINSO N:
More than 1000 candidates sit for BECE in District
Saturday, June 22 2013

About 1,096 candidates from thirty –three schools are sitting for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in four examination centres in the Offinso North District of the Ashanti Region.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
MP donates motorbikes
Saturday, June 22 2013

The widespread of snake bites in some hinterlands and villages under the Yunyoo constituency, is endangering the lives of inhabitants daily in the area.

KWAHU W:
Assembly to construct traffic lights at Nkawkaw
Sunday, June 23 2013

The Kwahu West Municipal Assembly is constructing two traffic lights at vantage points at Nkawkaw at a cost GHC 270,000.

SOCIAL:
GNFS to investigate Suame magazine fire
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The Ghana National Fire Service are expected to begin preliminary investigation into the cause of fire outbreak which gutted some parts of the Suame magazine, destroying properties and merchandise worth thousands of Ghana cedis.

AOWIN:
DCE re-appointed; his 5 major achievements since 2009
Tuesday, June 25 2013

President Mahama has re-appointed Mr. Oscar Ofori Larbi as the Chief Executive for the Aowin District in the Western Region to represent him in that stretch of the region.

AMA:
About 3,000 land lords prosecuted over toilets
Tuesday, June 25 2013

Accra Mayor, Alfred Vanderpuye says cases of cholera in the national capital have reduced as a result of the Assembly’s interventions.

KMA:
Local Government Service to establish HR Units
Sunday, June 23 2013

Dr Callistus Mahama, Head of the Local Government Service, has said the body is determined to establish Human Resource (HR) Units in all the assemblies in order to improve their manpower base.

SHAMA:
DCE orders dismantling of corn mill from classroom
Monday, June 24 2013

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Shama, Mr. Enoch Kojo Appiah, on Friday ordered the dismantling of a corn mill machine installed in a school block at Abotaryie in the Shama District.

STMA:
Marine Police Unit re-launched in Takoradi
Monday, June 24 2013

The Marine Police, formerly called the Water Police, disbanded in 1942 under the Colonial Administration, has been re-launched by Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur in Takoradi on Friday.

SOCIAL:
Ecobank wins Bank of the Year 2012
Monday, June 24 2013

Ecobank was adjudged the Best Bank for the Year 2012 but it was Prudential Bank who stole the show, winning eight awards, at the Ghana Banking Awards organized Saturday at the Trade-Fair Centre, Accra.

BIAKOYE:
Cocoa rehabilitation takes off in three V/R
Monday, June 24 2013

The Cocoa Rehabilitation Project has taken off in three districts of the Volta Region.

ASHAIMAN:
Youth block major roads, take over toll booths
Monday, June 24 2013

Angry youth together with drivers from the various transport unions in Ashaiman on Monday morning amidst burning of tyres demonstrated against the bad nature of roads in the Municipality.

ATIWA:
Atta Twum reappointed DCE
Monday, June 24 2013

Mr. Emmanuel Atta Twum, District Chief Executive for Atiwa has expressed gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama for the confidence reposed in him.

N JUABEN:
Assembly moves to prevent fire outbreaks in markets
Monday, June 24 2013

Following recent fire outbreaks in major markets across the country, the New Juaben Municipal Assembly has started putting measures in place to avoid similar incidents in the municipality.

WA:
Wa Police gets facelift
Monday, June 24 2013

The Wa Police, which for the past years depended on the Jirapa Police Station to house female suspects now have a female cell.

KWABRE E:
DCE bemoans bad state of fire tender
Monday, June 24 2013

The District Chief Executive for Kwabre East, Adams Iddisah has bemoaned the state of the fire service tender in the district describing it as in a sorrowful state.

ASANTE A C:
Assembly confirms MCE
Monday, June 24 2013

Assembly members who make up legislators for the Asante Akim Central Municipal Assembly have confirmed the President’s nominee Alhaji Braimah Boyong as (MCE) for the area.

CHEREPONI:
Assembly constructs two semi-detached bungalows for staff
Monday, June 24 2013

Two semi-detached bungalows are under construction in the Chereponi district initiated to assist ease accommodation for junior staff of the assembly.

SABOBA:
NIA begins registration
Monday, June 24 2013

The National identification Authority (NIA) has begun registration of people in the Saboba district of the Northern Region.

TAMALE:
AfDB presents vehicles to four MMDAs
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The Agence Francaise de Development (AFD), the French government development agency, has  presented four vehicles to four metropolitan and municipal assemblies (MMDAs) benefiting from the Ghana Urban Management Pilot Programme (GUMPP).

WASSA A C:
52 communities to enjoy electricity
Tuesday, June 25 2013

Some fifty-two communities in the Wassa Amenfi Central Constituency are being connected to the national electricity grid.

SOCIAL:
7 MMDCEs nominated for W/R
Tuesday, June 25 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has nominated seven persons for the position of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Western Region.

MFANTSEMAN:
Assembly to profit from urban projects
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly is to benefit from five urban development grant projects.

KWAHU E:
Samuel Asamoah reappointed DCE
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The reappointment of Mr. Samuel Asamoah, District Chief Executive for Kwahu East was greeted with a lot of excitement for residents in the district.

YILO:
Staff, others hail reappointment of Andrews Sodah
Tuesday, June 25 2013

A number of district chief executives in the Eastern Region have by now known their fate following the release of list of some of the reappointed district chief executives.

BANDA:
B/A Chiefs applaud operations at Bui Project
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The Bui Hydroelectric Power Project sited in the Banda district in the Brong Ahafo region is recommended as one of the socio-economic breakthroughs in the energy sector to complement the total generation capacity of power in the country.

BUNKPURUGU:
WANEP engages konkombas/Bimobas to facilitate peace process
Tuesday, June 25 2013

The Konkombas and the Bimobas of the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo in the Northern Region, on Thursday began a two-day dialogue meeting in Tamale.

TARKWA N:
Christiana Kobinah reappointed as MCE
Tuesday, June 25 2013

Mrs. Christiana Kobinah has been reappointed by President John Dramani Mahama as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa Nsuaem in the Western Region.

U/W AKIM:
Asuokow to get CHPS worth Ghs35, 000.00
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Construction of a new community health and planning services (CHPS) compound estimated at about Ghs35, 000.00 will soon start at Asuokow in the Upper West Akim Constituency.

SOCIAL:
MMDCEs nominated for BA/UE regions
Wednesday, June 26 2013

The following have been nominated for MMDCE positions in the Brong Ahafo and Upper East Regions:

PRESTEA:
Assemblymembers welcome re-nomination of DCE
Tuesday, June 25 2013

Some Assembly members and staff members of the Prestea Huni Valley District in the Western Region have welcomed the re-nomination of the District Chief Executive, Hon. Robert Wisdom Kudjoe.

MMDCEs:
54 nominated, 162 more to be named
Wednesday, June 26 2013

A total of 54 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives have so far been nominated by President John Dramani Mahama to head the various MMDAs across the country.

DORMAA E:
Institute of Allied Health Sciences for Dormaa underway
Wednesday, June 26 2013

School for the study of allied health sciences is being established at Asuotiano, one of the major communities in the Dormaa East Constituency.

BIRIM S:
DCE reappointed, promises to initiate more projects
Wednesday, June 26 2013

District Chief Executive for Birim South, Nana Baffuor Takyi said he is elated by his reappointment by the president to continue to serve the district in his current capacity.

KWAHU E:
Election of PM slated for June 28, 2013
Wednesday, June 26 2013

The contest for who controls the house at the Kwahu East District Assembly would be known possibly on the 28th June, 2013 as the assembly is due to elect a new Presiding Member for the assembly.

KNW:
DCE focuses on local economy following re-appointment
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Mr. Thomas Dalu Addah, District Chief Executive for the Kassena Nankana West District has said that he will intensify and promote local economy development following his re-appointment as the DCE for the area.

ASSIN S:
Sabina Appiah-Kubi nominated to continue as DCE
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Mrs. Sabina Appiah-Kubi has received her second appointment as District Chief Executive to steer the affairs of the Assin South District Assembly.

ABURA:
Assembly calls for reappointment of DCE
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Some members of the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly has issued out statement calling on President John Dramani Mahama to maintain the incumbent District Chief Executive, Mr. William Ata-Mends to enable him continue “his good works”.

KMA:
Traffic congestion eases -as Interchange project nears completion
Wednesday, June 26 2013

The unnecessary long hours spent by drivers to traverse on the Sofoline-Abuakwa road in consequence of traffic congestion will soon be resolved.

AGONA W:
Work commences on Mansokwaa teachers’ quarters
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Works is said to have commenced on an ultra modern 4-unit quarters teachers quarters at Mansokwaa after Member of Parliament for area Hon. Charles Obeng-Inkoom broke ground for work to kick-start on the proposed project.

TAMALE:
New TV station established to drive development
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Tamale metropolis has acquired a new private television established to help engender national issues and promote local economic opportunities to stimulate development in the area.

SPORTS:
Cape Coast Stadium to be completed in 18 months-Afriyie Ankrah
Wednesday, June 26 2013

The new Cape Coast Sports Stadium will be completed within 18 months according to the Minister of Youth and Sports
 

SOCIAL:
Sammy Awuku says sorry to court
Wednesday, June 26 2013

Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, has rendered an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for comments he made that the court frowned upon.

SOCIAL:
Parliament okays issuance of USD 1.0 billion Eurobond
Thursday, June 27 2013

Parliament on Wednesday approved of government’s request to issue $1.0 billion Eurobond on the international capital market.

AMA:
Ayawaso West MP supports 27 schools
Thursday, June 27 2013

MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Hon. Emmanuel K. Agyarko has donated GHc2,000 towards support of the biennial Sports and Cultural festival in his constituency.

ATIWA:
28 school blocks constructed
Thursday, June 27 2013

A total of 28 school blocks have been constructed in the Atiwa District under the elimination of schools under trees programme.

NKORANZA S:
Assembly to invest in poultry feed processing, farming
Thursday, June 27 2013

The Nkoranza South Municipal Assembly has decided to venture into some economic activities to generate funds for the Assembly.

NKWANTA S:
New slaughter house nears completion
Thursday, June 27 2013

A new slaughter house under construction at Nkwanta, the district capital of the Nkwanta South District is nearing completion.

KRACHI W:
Akaniem and Grubi get boreholes
Thursday, June 27 2013

Two communities, Akaniem and Grubi in the Krachi West District have been relieved from difficulties in accessing potable water with the construction of a mechanized borehole in each of the communities.

SEKYERE A P:
District lacks health facilities
Thursday, June 27 2013

The entire sixty (60) communities in the Sekyere Afram Plain Constituency is dependent on only two CHPS compounds for health delivery.

NABDAM:
Vivian Anafo considered again as DCE for Nabdam
Thursday, June 27 2013

Madam Vivian Anafo, District Chief Executive for Nabdam in the Upper East region has promised to work hard to improve the quality and meaningful lives of residents in the area.

BUSINESS:
Govt to grant more credit to SMEs
Thursday, June 27 2013

President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that his administration would work around the clock to create a congenial atmosphere for businesses by making credit facilities available to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).

E GONJA:
Sakpalua Skills Training Centre faces challenges
Thursday, June 27 2013

Established some three years ago to facilitate skills training and capacity building for the youth and people of the East Gonja district, Sakpalua Skills Training Centre still operates but struggles with required tutors to conduct training at the centre.

SAWLA:
Assembly funds CHPS for deprived community
Thursday, June 27 2013

Inhabitants of Kunfusi, a suburb of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern region are awaiting the successful completion of a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre to enable ease their stress in accessing primary healthcare services.

BIRIM N:
Assembly re-elects Isaac Adja as PM
Friday, June 28 2013

Mr Isaac Adjah, a 51- year old educationist, has been re-elected as the Presiding Member (PM) of the Birim North District Assembly.

MFANTSEMAN:
Assembly takes giant strides
Friday, June 28 2013

Nana Baa, Nyinfahen of Nkusukum Traditional Area, has commended President John Dramani Mahama for re-nominating Mr Hayfron as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Mfantseman.

BUSINESS:
Volta Textiles to sell to ECOWAS
Friday, June 28 2013

Volta Star Textiles Limited (VSTL) at Juapong has procured an ECOWAS protocol certificate to sell its products in the sub-region under tariff exemption.

ZABZUGU:
25 needy students assisted
Friday, June 28 2013

In his quest to contribute to increasing literacy rate in the constituency and ensure more youth have access to higher education, the Member of Parliament for Zabzugu, Jabaah John Bennam has provided financial support to a number of students in his constituency.

TANO S:
Bukari Anaba appointed DCE for 2nd time
Friday, June 28 2013

Bukari Anaba Zakaria has for the second time been appointed by the NDC government headed by President John Dramani Mahama, as DCE, to represent the government in the Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region.

TAMALE:
Presiding Member re-elected
Friday, June 28 2013

The incumbent Presiding Member (PM) of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TAMA), Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, has secured two-thirds of the votes cast at the second ordinary meeting of the assembly.

LEKMA:
Teshie chieftaincy dispute deepens
Friday, June 28 2013

The controversy surrounding the chieftaincy dispute at Teshie deepened yesterday, when the Teshie Traditional Council resolved to install a new chief for the area by the end of this year.

SOCIAL:
Fuel prices may go up next week
Friday, June 28 2013

Prices of some petroleum products are likely to go up marginally at the pumps, from next Monday, July 1, 2013.

KPONE K:
No more refuse dumping at Kpone – Assembly
Saturday, June 29 2013

The Kpone Katamanso District Assembly, has passed a motion to prevent trucks from dumping refuse at the Kpone land fill site, beginning Tuesday July 2nd, 2013.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
New dam under construction by MP
Saturday, June 29 2013

In the bid to support boost the lives of many that dwell in the constituency, Hon. Joseph Bipoba Naabu, Member of Parliament for Yunyoo has managed to source funding towards the completion of a dam for Namong, a suburb in the area.

MFANTSEMAN:
Fisherfolks should not copy blindly - Aquinas Quansah
Saturday, June 29 2013

Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has cautioned fisherfolks against copying blindly certain fishing and preservation methods that may have effects on the lives of consumers.